Video : Altenew May 2017 Release Blog Hop & Giveaway!

Altenew - Best Bud - Watercolor Frames - Lostinpaper (card) 2 copy

Altenew have done it again, today they are not only releasing some fabulous new stamp sets and dies but now they have their very own luxurious embossing powders!   We are all hopping along to celebrate and you should have arrived here from AMY’S fabulous blog.  I couldn’t stop making cards with this release, so scroll down to see them and the video that I have made showcasing the fab new Layered Plaid Cover Dies as well as to find out how you can WIN!

To created my Plaid background I used Moonrock, Dark Gray and the blue cardstock from the New Day Card Kit, then I added a Modern Cat (coloured like the lilac burmese that we used to have….  and she did manage to sneak a photo into the video today).

and I used the Pure White Embossing Powder for the first time and am totally impressed with the ‘brightness’ of the white, tick!

Altenew - Best Bud - Watercolor Frames - Lostinpaper (card) 2 copy

Next I created a gift card set using the mini stamp sets: Latte, Strawberry and Ice Cream.

Altenew - Watercolor Frames - Ice Cream - Latte - Strawberry - Lostipaper (mini card set) copy

This time I heat embossed the images with the beautiful Golden Peach embossing powder on some Spicy Yogurt cardstock and added a touch of colour with some Prismacolor Pencils.

Altenew - Ice Cream - Watercolor Frames - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

I also used the new Watercolor Frames stamp set to emboss a frame around each of the images.

Altenew - Ice Cream - Watercolor Frames - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

Altenew - Latte - Watercolor Frames - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

Altenew - Latte - Watercolor Frames - Lostinpaper (card) 2 copy

Altenew - Strawberry - Watercolor Frames - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

Altenew - Strawberry - Watercolor Frames - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

My final card was heaps of fun and came together very easily.  To create the background I stamped a panel with one of the Watercolor Frames.

Altenew - Best Bud - Watercolor Frames - Lostinpaper (card) 1 copy

Two of the flowers from Best Buds were stamped directly onto the card front and the final one coloured with Copics, fussy cut and popped up on the front.  One of the best things about this set is that if you want, you can also get the layering set separately if you prefer to add colour with stamp layering.

Altenew - Best Bud - Watercolor Frames - Lostinpaper (card) 2 copy

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

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Now, to the good stuff and onto the Prizes and there are
two ways to win!

Prizes:

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew blog by Thursday, June 1st at 11:59 pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew blog on Saturday, June 3rd.

Also I will randomly choose a winner from the comments left on this post (only one per person) to win a $30 gift certificate to the Altenew online store,  you have until midnight Thursday June 1st (AEST) and I will announce the winner here on Friday June 2nd.

Blog Hop Order:

Altenew
Jennifer McGuire
Virginia Lu
Lilith Eeckels
Nina-Marie Trapani
Svitlana Shayevich
Laura Bassen
Raquel Bowman
Joni Andaya
May Sukyong Park
Lydia Evans
TaeEun Yoo
Kavitha
Marika Rahtu
Lisa Spangler
Nicole Picadura
Yoonsun Hur
Amy Sheffer
Therese Calvird
Debby Hughes
Carissa Wiley
Flora Monika Farkas
Erum Tasneem
Keeway Tsao
Eunyoung Lee
Sveta Fotinia
Agnieszka Malyszek

From here you are heading off to DEBBY’S amazing blog I hope you have had the most wonderful time.  If you would like to start at the beginning you can CLICK HERE.

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So Sorry – Other Supplies:   Prismacolor Pencils – French Grey 20% / Warm Grey 10,70% /  Peach.

Gift Card Set – Other Supplies:  Prismacolor pencils – Cream / Warm Grey 20% / Light Umber / French Grey 70% / Sand / Nectar.

Just For You – Other Supplies:  Copic Markers – T0,2.


Video : Altenew Build-A-Flower: Magnolia Release!

Altenew - Build-A-Flower Magnolia - Calligraphy Alpha - Lostinpaper (card video) 1 copy

This month Altenew is introducing Build-A-Flower: Magnolia.  On the 15th of every month a new flower set is released and each set offers a 6×8 stamp set with a coordinating die so you can easily create your projects (it is only available as a set, not as individual products).  Isn’t this Magnolia beautiful!

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

Altenew - Build-A-Flower Magnolia - Calligraphy Alpha - Lostinpaper (card video) 1 copy

I decided to stamp out the word ‘you’ with the Calligraphy Alpha stamp set, one of the easiest alpha sets I’ve ever used (it’s so so easy to line up the letters, I love it)!

Altenew - Build-A-Flower Magnolia - Calligraphy Alpha - Lostinpaper (card video) 1 copy

I can’t wait to play with the Magnolia Build-A-Flower set some more, I have heaps of ideas and know that you will also be inspired by the other designs, as well as the chance to WIN at the Altenew Blog!

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Other Supplies:  Prismacolor Pencils – Warm Grey 20,70% / French Grey 50,70% / Putty Beige / Chartreuse / Limepeel.