Hello Altenew friends! It’s Virginia here. I am taking this chance to highlight one of those amazing background stamps that Altenew has to offer. There are so many awesome floral-layering stamps, dies and stencils. BUT, what about those abstract-looking stamps? I am sharing two examples with Watercolor Frames Stamp and hopefully, this will post will get you inspired and that you would want to ink up the background stamp right away!
Hello everyone and welcome to our 4th special Build-A-Flower Release- this month we have the gorgeous Build-A-Flower Ranunculus! We are excited that every month on the 15th we will have a special release of a new Build-A-Flower Set – so make sure to look out for these beauties they are sure to make an incredible collection!
Each of these special releases will comprise of a 6×8 stamp set and a coordinating die so you can easily create your projects. Therefore this will only be available as a set, and not individual products.
This beautiful layered bloom can be stamped using all of the layers in the set or mix and match with or without the outline. The outline can then be used on its own and used with many colouring mediums. This flower would make a great focal point or even backgrounds, as it is a large size this will work great on all different kinds of home made projects such as home decor and scrapbooks as well as hand stamped cards- or even try with fabric inks to create your own designer fabrics. The Build-A-Flower Ranunculus truly is a must have for your flower collection.
So some of our talented design team members have created some stunning projects to spark your creativity using the new Build-A-Flower Ranunculus set. We hope you love what they have come up with:
Make sure to visit designers’ blogs for more details and leave them some love. We cannot wait to see what you create with our Build-A-Flower Ranunculus.
So to celebrate this special release, we are giving away a $30 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment here on the Altenew blog for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on Sunday, June 25th.
Also for a further chance to win please check out what Lilith did with this set on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog.
For my card today I used Altenew’s Metallic Shimmer Ink Sprays as watercolours. These sprays work beautifully as watercolours and the shimmer is to die for.
I heat embossed the images from Remember This Stamp Set using Pure White Crisp Embossing Powder on watercolour paper. To achieve a two toned floral look, you need to wet the area and then start dropping in your watercolour.
I started off by dropping Lavender Fields Ink Spray on some petals. While it was still wet I added Ocean Waves Ink Spray to it. I kept going back and forth with the colours until I was happy with the result.
For the green I used Frayed Leaf Ink Spray (the green is not as bright as it looks in the photo).
For my card front I have used Woodgrain White paper to which I added a bit of watercolour (like a colour wash) and black paint splatters.
The die I have used to frame my floral spray around along with the sentiment is from the New Day Card Kit.
I arranged the flowers and leaves on different levels to give a dimensional look. In the end I added a few sequins for some extra bling.
Thank you for stopping by. If you have any questions please feel free to ask in the comments.
Hello, everyone and welcome to our June Guest Designer post!
Well do we have a treat for you today, we have the lovely Vicky Papaioannou for our June Guest Designer and she will sharing some amazingly beautiful projects. So here are what she has for us today:
I live in Greece with my husband, my two kids and my cat Ginger! I love cardmaking and art journaling and I share my creations on my blog and youtube channel. My YouTube channel has been a great success over the years with a growing number of followers and that really helped me switch from a full time high school teacher into a full time independent designer and mixed media artist. I am finally doing what I love most, sharing my art with fellow crafters online and I also teach live workshops all over the world.
By Therese Calvird in Cards, Daily Inspiration, Stamp Focus, Video Tutorials 17 Comments Tags: Beautiful Day, Bold Alphabet Die set, Cake Love Stamp Set, Crisp Dye Inks, Halftone Hearts, Layered Cupcake, New Day Card Kit, spray inks, Wood Pallet Background
Hello Everyone! It’s Aga here and today I will be focusing on the beautiful set from the new release called Crafty Friends.
It’s definitely a must have for every papercrafter out there! This set is perfect for creating cards for the crafty friends in your life. It’s packed with fun and inspiring phrases paired with sentiments of encouragement and companionship, and with cute, little images to use as lovely details. More
Hello everyone! Erum here today . I hope you enjoyed the new release, as always we loved it. I have three cards to share with you using the two new sets Best Buds Stamp Set and Budding Thanks Stamp Set.
The trendy and modern diamond shapes are perfect for any simple or sophisticated designs. I hope today’s post will give you some creative ideas on using background stamps like this. More