Friday, 27 May 2016
Hello everyone! Today Altenew is teaming up with Tombow USA to bring you a fun collaboration blog hop! If you came here from Cynthia Banessa’s blog, then you are on the right track. Otherwise, go back to Tombow USA blog and start from there, as you won't want to miss anything!
For today’s hop I created a clean and simple card using products from both companies. I used beautiful flowers from Wild Hibiscus set and a masking technique to stamp my floral arrangement.
Next I used Tombow bright brush pens to colour the images in. I wanted to get a softer watercolour look, so I blended the colours using an acrylic block as a palette. I brushed my markers across the acrylic block several times, added a little amount of water and painted my images using a water brush.
To finish my card I added a hexagonal tag and used Majestic Bloom die set to cut the “thank you” sentiment out of black cardstock.
To celebrate the collaboration blog hop, Altenew will draw two winners who will each receive a $30 gift certificate to their online store and Tombow USA will draw two winners who will each receive a $30 prize pack. Winners will be picked randomly from the comments across all of the blogs in the hop left by June 3rd and they will be announced on the Tombow USA and Altenew blogs on Saturday, June 4, 2016.
That’s it for me, your next stop on the hop is Lauren Fitzmaurice!
Thank you for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the hop!
Friday, 20 May 2016
Hello! It’s time to announce the winner of the $30 gift voucher for the Altenew May Release Blog Hop. Congratulations go out to:
Congrats Meralyn! Please email Altenew at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "May Release Blog Hop Winner from Aga's Blog" to claim your gift certificate!
Thank you everyone for taking part in the Blog Hop and for all your wonderful comments!
Posted by Agnieszka at 14:58
Friday, 13 May 2016
Hello everyone and welcome to the Altenew May Release Blog Hop! If you came here from Altenew Blog, then you are on the right track. If not head back over there, as you won't want to miss anything!
There are 16 new fabulous stamp sets and 10 dies being released today and they are now available for purchase at the Altenew online store.
To celebrate this release, Altenew will draw three lucky winners who will each receive a $50 gift certificate to their online store. Just leave a comment on the Altenew Blog, by Thursday, May 19, 11:59pm EST for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on Friday, May 20.
In addition, one winner will be chosen from the comments left on this blog post and will receive a $30 gift certificate!
Now onto my projects. Today, I made two cards using brand new and gorgeous floral sets. As you have probably noticed, I love floral stamps, so I was really happy and excited when I first saw the new release!
For my first card, I stamped images from Majestic Bloom set in two shades of green (Evergreen and Forest Glades inks) to create a floral wreath. Then, I drew a few little flowers with a pink marker and added green splatters here and there. To finish my card, I used the new coordinating die set and I cut the “thank you” sentiment out of black cardstock.
For my second card I used set called Spring Daisy.
I stamped my floral arrangement in black and then I used solid stamps to add some colour to it. I used here Lavender Fields ink for flowers and two greens (Evergreen and Frayed Leaf) for leaves. For the sentiment I used the Thinking of You stamp set and to finish my card I added black splatters for a bit more interest.
That’s it for me, your next stop on the hop is my talented teamie Amy Gray and I can't wait to see what she came up with today!
Thanks for stopping by today and enjoy the rest of the hop!