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One Layer Floral Card using Watercolors & Colored Pencils

by May Park-

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Hello, crafty friends! Welcome to the Altenew’s 3rd anniversary blog hop. If you are coming from the fabulous Kristina Werner’s blog, you are in the right place.

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It’s been my pleasure to be designing for Altenew since I joined the Altenew design team in 2015. They have amazing products – stamps, dies, inks, markers, and more – which are worth checking out HERE.

Altenew Spring Daisy Stamp Set
Spring Daisy Stamp Set
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Altenew Lotus Stamp Set
Lotus Stamp Set
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Altenew Way Too Sweet Stamp Set
Way Too Sweet Stamp Set
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Altenew Oriental Orchid Stamp Set
Oriental Orchid Stamp Set
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Altenew Oriental Orchid Korean Stamp Set
Oriental Orchid Korean Stamp Set
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Altenew Happy Mail Stamp Set
Happy Mail Stamp Set
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Altenew Simple Flowers Stamp Set
Simple Flowers Stamp Set
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Altenew Adore You Stamp Set
Adore You Stamp Set
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Altenew Happy Dreams Stamp Set
Happy Dreams Stamp Set
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Geometric Flowers Stamp Set
Geometric Flowers Stamp Set
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Altenew Amazing You Stamp Set
Amazing You Stamp Set
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Altenew Be Strong Stamp Set
Be Strong Stamp Set
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Altenew Halftone Circles Stamp Set
Halftone Circles Stamp Set
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Altenew Smile More Stamp Set
Smile More Stamp Set
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Altenew Simple Fruits Stamp Set
ASimple Fruits Stamp Set
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Altenew Hug Me Stamp Set
Hug Me Stamp Set
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I’ve been lucky for illustrating products for Altenew as well. Do you own any stamps from above? What’s your favorite Altenew stamp set?

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To celebrate  Altenew’s 3rd anniversary, I created a watercolor card with the floral background using the Adore You stamp set. I started by stamping the flowers and leaves with Distress Antique Linen Ink on an A2 size Arches Cold Press watercolor paper. I masked my images along the way to dimension to my one layer card.

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Then I watercolored my images with Mijello Mission Gold Watercolors and added details using Faber-Castel Colored Pencils. I stamped the sentiments from the Adore You stamp set with black ink and added some dots inside each flower with Uni-Ball White Gel Pen

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By the way, I created this card while I was at the craft retreat with my friends early this month. I watercolored my flowers using Debby Hughes‘s colored pencils, sitting surround by Kathy Racoosin, Debby Hughes, and Jennifer McGuire.

Believe it or not, I almost threw away this card as I covered the entire image of my watercolor flower with colored pencils. (See the pink flower above.) That meant I watercolored for nothing. However, my friends were kind enough to say how much they love my colored images – so I decided to complete my card. I hope you like my card, too. 😉

Altenew-Friends

I’ve met so many amazing friends through Altenew. I’m so thankful to be part this paper crafting community full of kind, supportive, and talented people. I can’t thank Tasnim, President of Altenew, enough for trusting/encouraging me. I still can’t believe I’m part of the Altenew family. (Happy sigh!)

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PRIZES

Altenew is giving away $50 gift certificates to FIVE lucky winners. There are also 12 awesome companies who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:

Be sure to leave comments by Tuesday, April 25th, 2017, at 11:59 PM EDT for a chance to win! 21 WINNERS will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew blog on April 28th, 2017.

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Special Offer

Altenew is offering three discount codes. Use code at checkout in the Altenew shop HERE for special savings. Offer valid from April 11th through April 16th at 11:59 pm EDT. Not valid on prior purchases. Cannot be combined with other promo codes.

  • FREE U.S. shipping with code HAPPY3RD
  • $5 OFF international shipping with code ANNIVERSARY
  • $7 OFF on all orders over $100 with code SHIP7OFF (ongoing)

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Blog Hop

It is now time to head on over to the amazing Evelyn Yusuf’s blog to see what creation she has to inspire you all. But I’ve got the entire hop list for you below. Thank you so much for stopping by. Happy hopping!

Altenew
Lydia Evans
Nichol Spohr
Ellen Hutson LLC
Erum Tasneem
Vincenza Gudor
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
Flora Monika Farkas
TaeEun Yoo
Chameleon Pens
Kristina Werner
May Sukyong Park (you’re here!)
Evelyn Yusuf (your next stop!)
Keeway Tsao

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Supplies

I have listed the supplies I used below. I participate in several affiliate programs including Simon Says Stamp(SSS), Ellen Hutson(EH) and Altenew(AN). It means I get a small commission at no additional cost to you when products are purchased through links I share here. Thank you for your support.

Mini MISTI Stamping Tool
Mini MISTI Stamping Tool
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Arches Cold Pressed Watercolor Pad
Arches Cold Pressed Watercolor Pad
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Silver Black Velvet Brush Size 4 Round
Silver Black Velvet Brush Size 4 Round
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EK Success Cutter Bee Scissors
EK Success Cutter Bee Scissors
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Tim Holtz Tonic Paper Trimmer
Tim Holtz Tonic Paper Trimmer
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Mijello Mission Gold Watercolor Set 36 Colors
Mijello Mission Gold Watercolor Set 36 Colors
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Altenew Jet Black Ink
Altenew Jet Black Ink
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Be Creative Double Sided Tape
Be Creative Double Sided Tape
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3M Post It Notes
3M Post It Notes
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Altenew Adore You Stamp Set
Altenew Adore You Stamp Set
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Neenah Solar White Cardstock 80LB
Neenah Solar White Cardstock 80LB
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Uni-Ball White Gel Pen
Uni-Ball White Gel Pen
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Teflon Bone Folder
Teflon Bone Folder
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Martha Stewart Mini Scoring Board
Martha Stewart Mini Scoring Board
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Tombow Removable Adhesive
Tombow Removable Adhesive
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Prismacolor Colored Pencils
Prismacolor Colored Pencils
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Metal Pencil Sharpener
Metal Pencil Sharpener
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Tim Holtz Antique Linen Distress Ink
Tim Holtz Antique Linen Distress Ink
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Faber-Castel Colored Pencils
Faber-Castel Colored Pencils
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T'GALL Multi Sharpener
T’GALL Multi Sharpener
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360 Comments

  1. Kanan Pandya

    Your pencil coloring is beautiful and this stamp set is one of my favorite!! Wonderful card. 🙂

    25 . Apr . 2017
  2. spierssusan

    Love the colors you used-just stunning!

    25 . Apr . 2017
  3. mjmarmo

    Lovely cards!

    25 . Apr . 2017
  4. cottagerca

    YOu have a beautiful vision for creativity, well done

    25 . Apr . 2017
  5. Valerija

    Love your stunning card and colouring! Great job!

    25 . Apr . 2017
  6. scrappergrl

    Another beautiful card! I love the look of combining colored pencil with ink!

    24 . Apr . 2017
  7. Beverly Jordan

    So much beauty in one card!! Gorgeous color combo, stamping and design! Love all your fun pics too!!

    24 . Apr . 2017
  8. Kathy Mc

    May, you are simply amazing and so is your work. Congratulations on 3 years with many more in your future! I adore your stamp sets and have a hard time deciding which I’d use the most…keeping within my budget. Your cards are all works of art and should be framed!

    24 . Apr . 2017
  9. Molly

    So Lovely and Happy! Loved your mini-tutorial. And what a great group of ladies! It’s so nice to be able to see all of you. Thanks for posting those pics.

    24 . Apr . 2017
  10. Natasha Kara

    Hi May! Your cards and stamps always make me happy! 😊 I just adore the bright colours you’ve used on this card.
    I find it very difficult to choose just one favorite set. I have so many that I love. 😝

    24 . Apr . 2017

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