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Altenew’s 3rd Anniversary Blog Hop + Giveaway

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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SSS | AZ
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. Jeanette Mcclurkin

    I really loved your color combinations.

    17 . Apr . 2017
  2. Zelda

    Pretty vibrant colors and gorgeous coloring!

    17 . Apr . 2017
  3. Tatiana Obukhova

    I like your cards and all the Altenew products very much! Happy anniversary to all of your best team!:)

    17 . Apr . 2017
  4. Sara Altarrazi

    i loved all of your card.

    17 . Apr . 2017
  5. Kleri F

    Lovely card and fabulous coloring.My favorite stamp set is the ‘adore you’ but I don’t have it yet!When I went to buy it it was out of stock so I got the ‘Bamboo rose’ instead!Love Altenew stamps..they are just great!

    17 . Apr . 2017
  6. Ericka Strange

    Love the gorgeous eye candy! These cards are so pretty to look at and I love the beautiful details. Wonderful job!

    17 . Apr . 2017
  7. Maja

    Beautful card, great coloring.

    17 . Apr . 2017
  8. Kim Faucher

    Such wonderful and bright use of color. Love altenew stamps!!

    17 . Apr . 2017
  9. Robin P

    Lovely card with such bright fun colors.

    17 . Apr . 2017
  10. Lady Joyful

    Really gorgeous card. I love the bright colours.

    17 . Apr . 2017
  11. Kym Maxwell

    So glad you didn’t throw it away. It is beautiful!!!

    16 . Apr . 2017
  12. Jo Ann D.

    The colors are gorgeous!

    16 . Apr . 2017
  13. karenajo

    I am certainly glad you did not throw this card away – it is stunningly beautiful, love the colors and coloring !

    16 . Apr . 2017
  14. Dana M

    Wow, simply amazing card! Looks like you have a pretty fabulous group at Altenew, thanks for sharing the photos.

    16 . Apr . 2017
  15. Lieve S

    Your card, and colouring !, is beautiful ! Glad you finished it and share it with us !
    Happy Anniversary !
    Two of my favourites : I love the Painted Poppy stamp set and in a previous bloghop I saw some great projects with the Garden Grow stamp set.
    Happy Easter Greetings from Belgium.

    16 . Apr . 2017
  16. Marina

    Beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing!

    16 . Apr . 2017
  17. lpachaud

    Gorgeous card – those flowers and your colors are amazing.

    16 . Apr . 2017
  18. Debbie Barba

    Such gorgeous cards! All of them. I especially love the colors you used on this one! Would make a wonderful Mother’s Day card! Wonderful retreat to be in on! I wish to be included with this wonderful community of artists and amazing people some day! Happy Birthday/Anniversary Altenew! Your stamps make us look good!

    16 . Apr . 2017
  19. D.Ann C

    Love the amazing bright colors of this gorgeous card! Congrats to Altenew on their 3rd anniversary!

    16 . Apr . 2017
  20. Annie Solomon

    Beautiful card with eye-catching color. But my biggest reaction is that amazing retreat you were on. I am green with envy! Lucky you to have such incredible crafting friends.

    16 . Apr . 2017
  21. Catrinel

    Not sure what is better to look at, your card or the gallery of friend photos you posted… I guess both!

    16 . Apr . 2017
  22. TracyM #6773

    FABULOUS friends and WONDERFUL gallery of cards!
    LOVE your new one, SO HAPPY you persisted, I ADORE “smile more”, “hugs & happy thoughts” and “celebrate”, feeling SO INSPIRED!

    16 . Apr . 2017
  23. Roz M.

    I love your clean, fresh and super-pretty style! Thanks also for the great tips and for re-visiting some of your favourite cards. The red card with the gold feathers still takes my breath away :-).

    16 . Apr . 2017
  24. Pati L

    Pretty pretty! Your colors are so cheery and that green envelope behind your card really sets it off wonderfully!

    16 . Apr . 2017
  25. Constance Hildebrand

    Gorgeous and thanks for directions.

    15 . Apr . 2017

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