Altenew September 2019 Stamp | Die | Stencil Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

by alex
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Hello, friends! Always happy to see you here! Today I have the pleasure of joining the Altenew team and guests for a blog hop celebrating their September Release. There’s lots of inspiration, prizes, so I hope you’ll hop along with us and enjoy all the stops.

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If you arrived from the super talented Agnieszka Malyszek‘s blog you’re right on track. I just love her CAS style, don’t you? You can click over to the Altenew Card Blog where it all begins, or refer to the blog hop list at the end of this post.

Release

There are lots of new fabulous products being released today, stamps, dies, stencil and all are now available for purchase at the Altenew online store!

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Projects

I have five projects to share today created using my favorite products from this release. Thank you to everyone who will be with me until the end of this post!

Happy Pomegranates Stamp Set | Happy Pomegranates Die Set | Candy Cane Stripe Cover Die | Tall Alpha Die

My first Birthday card uses the Happy Pomegranates Stamp Set and the Happy Pomegranates Die Set.

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I stamped and colored my pomegranates using Altenew Artist Markers Set D. I added some white gel highlights to my images. I then die cut out the images using the coordinating dies. I stamped flowers and a sentiment using Black Obsidian Pigment Ink and adhered the pomegranates onto my card base, added some sequins.

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My second card uses the  Happy Pomegranates Stamp Set, the Happy Pomegranates Die Set, the Candy Cane Stripe Cover Die and the Tall Alpha Die set. This time I decided to use the Candy Cane Stripe Cover Die as a stencil to create my background. I colored the images using Altenew Artist Markers Set D in the same style as I did it for the first card. I die cut out the images using the coordinating dies.

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I then die cut “BE KIND” in a pink card stock panel using the Tall Alpha Die set (I kept the positive die cuts for my next project). Having assembled the card, I added sequins.

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My next card was created with the  Happy Pomegranates Stamp Set, watercolors and colored pencils. I stamped images onto a watercolor paper using Altenew Black Obsidian Pigment Ink. The rich black color dries quickly! It’s waterproof, and works beautifully with watercolor. Love this ink! I did coloring using the Kuretake Gansai Tambi Watercolors.

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I also added pencil details which enhances my watercoloring. I used my favorite Prismacolor pencils. I added some white gel highlights to my images. I then stamped a sentiment from the  Happy Pomegranates Stamp Set.

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To finish off my card, I added some Studio Katia July Crystals. These red crystals worked perfectly to finish off the design!

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Faceted Stars Stamp Set

My next project I used the new Faceted Stars Stamp Set. I was inspired by…socks. LOL I don’t know what made me think about designs by Paul Smith when I started making this card. I just love his patterns, stripes, and colors! So, I decided it has to be a masculine card.

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I started by drawing stripes with Kuretake Zig Art & Graphic Twin markers. I used the following colors: Cobalt Blue, Turquoise Green and Peacock Blue. I then stamped the Faceted Stars Stamp onto my background with the Black Obsidian Pigment Ink. I then fussy cut a flower from Altenew Botanical Rhapsody Washi Tape and a sentiment from the Faceted Stars Stamp, white heat embossed on black cardstock.

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For my final project today, I used the Faceted Stars Stamp Set and the Tall Alpha Die Set.  To make a background I used my favorite technique – black cardstock, gold embossing and colored pencils.

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I started working on this project by stamping the Faceted Stars Stamp in clear embossing ink onto black cardstock. But before that, I treated the cardstock with an anti-static powder tool to help keep my heat embossing nice. I used my Tim Holtz Stamp Platform to help me get a nice crisp impression. Next, I covered the entire panel with gold embossing powder and heat set it with my heat tool.

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To add a pop of color to this background I used my Prismacolor pencils in Chsrteuse (PC 989), Peacock Blue (PC 1027), Aquamarine (PC 905) and Light Aqua (PC 992) and colored sections in. I trimmed my colored panel and foam mounted onto an A2 white card base. To create a sentiment for this card I used “BE KIND” (the positive die cuts) from my previous project. To make flowers and leaves I  die-cut layers of the flowers and leaves out of mint, rose and pink cardstock and glued them together. To finish off my card I added several sequins.

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Well, that’s all for my projects today!

 

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Supplies

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create the project(s). Click on the letters to go to a favorite store: Scrapbook.com (SB), Ellen Hutson (EH), Altenew (AN), Amazon (AZ). Where available I use compensated affiliate links. This means that I receive a small commission when products are purchased through links I share here (at no additional cost to you). If you enjoy my projects you see here, I would be so grateful if you would consider using the links/banners listed (click an link/banner/image) when you are heading off to shop. Your support helps me to keep bringing you new projects and videos. Thank you so much!

Tonic Comfort 8.5 Inch Guillotine Paper Trimmer
Tonic Comfort 8.5 Inch Guillotine Paper Trimmer
Buy from:
EH | SB | AZ
Tim Holtz Tonic Mini Snips
Tim Holtz Tonic Mini Snips
Buy from:
EH | SB | AZ
Zig Art & Graphic Twin Tip Marker, Set of 84
Zig Art & Graphic Twin Tip Marker, Set of 84
Buy from:
EH | SB | AZ
Hero Arts Embossing Powder, White
Hero Arts Embossing Powder, White
Buy from:
EH | SB | AZ
X-Press It High Tack Double-Sided Tape
X-Press It High Tack Double-Sided Tape
Buy from:
EH | SB | AZ
Hero Arts Hues Pitch Black Cardstock
Hero Arts Hues Pitch Black Cardstock
Buy from:
EH | SB
Neenah Cardstock
Neenah Cardstock
Buy from:
EH | SB | AZ
Ranger Emboss It Ink Pad
Ranger Emboss It Ink Pad
Buy from:
SB | AZ
Hero Arts Embossing Gun
Hero Arts Embossing Gun
Buy from:
EH | SB | AZ
Scrapbook Adhesives 3-D Foam Squares
Scrapbook Adhesives 3-D Foam Squares
Buy from:
EH | SB | AZ
Kuretake Gansai Tambi Watercolors
Kuretake Gansai Tambi Watercolors
Buy from:
EH | SB | AZ
Watercolor Brush, Short Round 8
Watercolor Brush, Short Round 8
Buy from:
EH
Canson Arches Cold Press Watercolor Paper
Canson Arches Cold Press Watercolor Paper
Buy from:
EH | AZ
TONIC STUDIOS Tim Holtz Stamp Platform
TONIC STUDIOS Tim Holtz Stamp Platform
Buy from:
SB | AZ
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue, 0.88 oz
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue, 0.88 oz
Buy from:
EH | SB | AZ
Altenew Embossing Powder, Antique Gold
Altenew Embossing Powder, Antique Gold
Buy from:
AN | EH
Double Coated Foam Tape
Double Coated Foam Tape
Buy from:
AZ
Mini Die Cutting Machine
Mini Die Cutting Machine
Buy from:
AN
Powder Tool Adhesive Deactivator
Powder Tool Adhesive Deactivator
Buy from:
EH | AZ
Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils
Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils
Buy from:
EH | AZ
Studio Katia Crystals, July
Studio Katia Crystals, July
Buy from:
EH
Memento Ink Pad, Tuxedo Black
Memento Ink Pad, Tuxedo Black
Buy from:
EH | SB
Botanical Rhapsody Washi Tape
Botanical Rhapsody Washi Tape
Buy from:
AN
Altenew Obsidian Pigment Ink
Altenew Obsidian Pigment Ink
Buy from:
AN | EH
Hues Azalea, Hero Arts Cardstock
Hues Azalea, Hero Arts Cardstock
Buy from:
EH | SB
Altenew Happy Pomegranates Stampa Set
Altenew Happy Pomegranates Stampa Set
Buy from:
AN
Altenew Happy Pomegranates Die
Altenew Happy Pomegranates Die
Buy from:
AN
Altenew Faceted Stars Stamp Set
Altenew Faceted Stars Stamp Set
Buy from:
AN
Altenew Tall Alpha Die
Altenew Tall Alpha Die
Buy from:
AN
Altenew Artist Markers Set D
Altenew Artist Markers Set D
Buy from:
AN | SB
Altenew Candy Cane Cover Die
Altenew Candy Cane Cover Die
Buy from:
AN

Prizes

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 9/10/2019 for a chance to win.

We’ll also draw a winner to receive a $20 gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. All winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 9/13/2019.

Blog Hop

The next stop on the hop is super talented Ashlea Cornell and I can’t wait to see what she came up with today!
Check out the full list below:

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I hope you felt inspired! Thank you for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the hop! Don’t forget to leave comments for the giveaways!

 

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82 comments

Annette Reed September 11, 2019 - 5:11 am

Your cards look great. I sure do love your coloring on those first two cards.

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Andrea R September 10, 2019 - 9:19 pm

The black and white of the flower against the color and stark background is really lovely!

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