Altenew Build-A-Flower: Fuchsia Release Blog Hop & Giveaway + Video!

It’s time for the next Build-A-Flower release from Altenew and this one is the beautiful Fuchsia.  We are hopping along to celebrate the release so you should have arrived here from the JAYCEE’s amazing Blog!

My card plan totally changed direction after I saw this video from Lydia and I decided it woul be fun to try her Sprayed Watercolour technique!

Altenew - BAF Fuchsia - Simply the Best - Therese Calvird (card video) 1 copy

Using the Altenew Watercolor Brush Markers to add a watercolour look was so simple to do!

Altenew - BAF Fuchsia - Simply the Best - Therese Calvird (card video) 1 copy

The sentiment is from the Simply the Best Stamp Set and I decided to heat emboss it on Jet Black cardstock after a little ‘mishap’

Altenew - BAF Fuchsia - Simply the Best - Therese Calvird (card video) 1 copy

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at YouTube.

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Prizes:
To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog for a chance to win.

We’ll also draw a winner to receive a $15 gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. All winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 10/7/2019.

Let’s Hop!
Altenew Card Blog
Altenew Scrapbook Blog
Svitlana Shayevich
Amber Rain Davis
Maryam Perez
Kelly Griglione
Ashlea Cornell
Virginia Lu
Jaycee Gaspar
Therese Calvird
Kelly Janes
LauraJane
Lilith Eeckels
Mindy Eggen
Nathalie DeSousa
Emily Midgett
Nenette S. Madero
Caly Person
Christine Pennington

From here you are hopping along to KELLY’s fabulous Blog!  I’ve linked all of the products that I used below or you can head to Altenew.  Thanks for your lovely visit here today, Hugs

Therese signature 2

Other Supplies:

Classic Crest Solar White 110lb
Classic Crest Solar White 110lb
ALT
Jet Black
Jet Black
ALT
Bristol Smooth Cardstock
Bristol Smooth Cardstock
SSS | AUZ | EH
BAF Fuchsia
BAF Fuchsia
ALT
Simply the Best
Simply the Best
ALT | SSS | EH
Embossing Ink
Embossing Ink
ALT | SSS | EH
Obsidian
Obsidian
ALT | SSS | AUZ | EH
Tropical Fiesta
Tropical Fiesta
ALT | SSS | AUZ | EH
Winter Wonderland
Winter Wonderland
ALT | SSS | AUZ | EH
Spring Garden
Spring Garden
ALT | SSS | AUZ | EH
Jet Black Spray
Jet Black Spray
ALT | SSS
Pure White
Pure White
ALT | SSS | EH
WOW Heat Tool
WOW Heat Tool
SSS | AUZ | OTH | EH
Powder Tool
Powder Tool
SSS | EH
Copic Multiliner
Copic Multiliner
EH
Sparkling Clear
Sparkling Clear
EH
Mini MIster
Mini MIster
SSS | EH
Craft Knife
Craft Knife
SSS | EH
Tweezers
Tweezers
SSS | EH
Spring Scissors
Spring Scissors
SSS | EH
Scissors
Scissors
SSS | AUZ | EH
Bigshot
Bigshot
SSS | EH
Gemini Junior
Gemini Junior
SSS | AUZ | EH
Bone Folder
Bone Folder
EH
Mini Score Board
Mini Score Board
SSS | AUZ | EH
Acrylic Blocks
Acrylic Blocks
ALT
Paper Trimmer
Paper Trimmer
SSS | EH
Precision Tip
Precision Tip
SSS | EH
Multi Medium Matte
Multi Medium Matte
SSS | EH
Glue Tape
Glue Tape
ALT | SSS

72 thoughts on “Altenew Build-A-Flower: Fuchsia Release Blog Hop & Giveaway + Video!

  1. This is beautiful set…I’m really glad to see some sets that don’t just have ’round’ flowers. Thank you, Altenew! and Therese!

  2. This is a beautiful card and stamp set and the technique looks like fun with amazing results. As for the little smudges…obviously even the great ones make them on occasion! Thanks for remaining calm and showing how to fix them! Lol!

  3. I love the free look of this. I have a “control” issue with watercolor. I’ll be giving this a try. Some fuchsias in our area are bright red!

  4. Beautiful clean and simple card; great technique for water coloring. I appreciate seeing how artists rescue the little “oops’s” during the creative process. Thanks for including that.

  5. What a fun video you make. I was in awe of the sprayed watercolor technique. Looks so easy from the video but the card actually loo\ks very delicate and lovely. Very nice card indeed. Thank you for sharing and stay as laid back as you were on the video. Helps make a pretty card and keeps your sanity!

  6. Love the loose look of your water colored fuschias, this sprayed watercolor technique is so awesome, thanks for sharing another awesome video tutorial

  7. Beautiful card suing the Build-A-Flower: FUCHSIA set. The watercolor makes the blooms look even more delicate. Thank you so much for sharing!

  8. I have had several of my mishaps become some of my best work… Love your card and this fuchsia is outstanding….

  9. Beautiful card Therese. I too loved Lydia’s card. Another awesome BAF from Altenew, they are amazing. Thank you so much for sharing your talents with us!
    T x

  10. You’ve achieved such a freehand look. It is lovely. And I really enjoyed your video. Seeing you create is inspiring. Thank you.

  11. Love your card, Therese! Simply stunning! Thank you for sharing such an inspiring technique, looks like great fun with awesome results. Also watched Lydia as you suggested, absolutely lovely!

  12. Those flowers are beautiful, as always from Alt-e-new, I own quite a few of them myself, might be required to add these to my stamping garden :o) Off to follow along on the blog hop, have a great rest of today!

    1. I had such a wonderful day yesterday, it was so lovely to finally meet you IRL, the time just went too quickly! Thank you yet again for all your comments and blog visits, tehy really do mean the world to me, hugs Therese x

  13. I’m in love with this technique. It’s easy, and it always turns out good. Thank you for sharing this beautiful card.

  14. I love your video and card. You make the water coloring part look so easy. I have been trying to do the water coloring myself over the last few days on a large stamp so I can doodle it. Now I know not to give up and just keep trying until it looks are beautiful as your card.

    1. Thank you for showing us the sprayed watercolor technique. It will be on my to do list for sure.
      Love your card and the gorgeous flowers!

  15. Terese, I always watch your videos first so if I run out of time I don’t miss your ideas. This new set is perfect for your watercolor technique.

  16. I just love your card and your video made me smile. You just were so light hearted and “went with the flow!” I also viewed Lydia’s video and definitely want to try this technique.

  17. What a beautiful way to create loose floral images & the doodling just adds so much to it. Thanks for the video Therese & the link to Lydias’ video as well.

  18. Gorgeous card, Therese. I love this technique. I saw Lydia post demonstrating it, but I haven’t tried it yet. I’ll do it for sure soon.

  19. This creates a gorgeous look and I love your card design Therese. This fuchsia is certainly a beautiful layering stamp set.

  20. Some of my favourite blooms, just so beautifully showcased, Therese … the loose watercolour spray suits these fuchsia wonderfully … this is gorgeous! The sentiment looks perfect where it is … even though it is hiding the oops! Hugs, Anita 🙂

  21. Love how your arranged them to cascade over your card and add a bold sentiment! The direct watercoloring is perfect for this set!!

  22. I adore the flower fuchsia. I think this technique looks very easy to do. This time of year is so hard, I want to buy EVERY stamp set that is released. Smh

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