Happy Wednesday! We are SO excited to share this month’s video guest designer with you – Debby Hughes! We are a huge fan of her lovely cards.  Please welcome Debby!


Hello, its Debby here today and I’m delighted to be Altenew’s video guest for September! For me Altenew really bought to the fore the multi layered stamping style and in particular with their gorgeous florals. In the video below I wanted to attempt what is possibly the most stamp layering I’ve ever tried on one card!

I used the beautiful Remember This set and found it helpful to sketch out first where I wanted the flowers, leaves and buds to be before starting to stamp. I used masking paper to help create the floral grouping and really loved the look of the lined images and was tempted to leave the card without much color at all. However I had the Red Cosmos and Green Fields packs of inks that I was keen to try out. Usually I spend a while when stamp layering to work out which ink colors go together well so I’m delighted that someone has done all the hard work for me to create these handy packs of inks that all work wonderfully together.


I stamped multiples of this card as accidents happen and it doesn’t take much to get an ink smudge of forget to put a mask in place (yes both of those things happened LOL). However, by stamping multiples then you’ve already got a back up and the less than perfect versions can be used to die cut from, such as the tag I die cut from one of my mistakes.


Well, this card certainly tested my stamp layering and masking abilities LOL, but I love the result of all those layers of color popping of a white background.


Stamps – Altenew Remember This
Dies – Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangles, Stitched Dress Up Tag
Card – Neenah Solar White, Simon Says Stamp Fog
Inks – Red CosmosFrayed Leaf, Forest Glades, Frosty Pink, Coral BerryRuby Red, Versafine Onyx Black, and Versafine Smokey Gray.
Sequins – Pretty Pink Posh watermelon, Sparkling Clear 4mm & 6mm, Little Things From Lucy’s Cards Rainforest
Other Items – Mini Misti, Ranger Multi Medium Matte, Sizzix Big Shot, Martha Stewart Score Board, Bone Folder, 3M Foam Tape, Black Hemptique Twine