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Altenew July Release Hop

 

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Hi there everyone and happy Friday!

I’m so excited you stopped by today and I’m also super excited that I’m part of Altenew’s July Release Blog Hop! You should have arrived here from the awesome Eunyoung , but if not don’t worry there is a hop list at the bottom of my post.

So Altenew are releasing 16 stamp sets, paper, and washi tape on July 29th…. yay! You are sure to find something you love ! So on to my cards….

My first card showcases Bamboo Rose

altenew bamboo rose

I stamped a number of the beautiful rose images in white embossing onto watercolour card. Once I was happy with the amount of flowers I covered the images with clean water and then dropped in colour , making sure I went over the edges so the colours would blend out down the card.

The sentiment is from the same set.

My second card uses Celebrations

altenew celebration

I stamped and heat embossed in gold the beautiful bouquet from the set all over my white card base. I just love how simple yet classy this looks.

I stamped the sentiment from the same set using the same gold embossing powder. To pull the card together I added a strip of card heat set in the same gold behind the sentiment.

For my third card I have used Floral Spring and also an image from Coffee Talk..

altenew floral sprig

I stamped the flower image three times going down from the top of the base using black ink. I then took the splatter from the Coffee Talk set and used this to ‘colour’ in my image. To do this I just inked part of the splatter up and repeatedly stamped the splatter so the image was covered.

PRIZES!!! GIVEAWAYS!!!

And what’s a blog hop without prizes?!?! Altenew is giving away $50 gift certificate to three lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew blog for a chance to win! You have until Friday, August 5, 11:59pm EST to leave your comments for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on Saturday, August 6 on the Altenew blog. Also, also, also leave a comment on this post for a chance of winning a $30 gift certificate for the Altenew online store! Win, win right?!?

Blog Hop Order

Altenew

Laura Bassen

Therese Calvird

Patricia Roebuck

May Sukyong Park

Lilith Eeckels

Sveta Fotinia

Keeway Taso

Flora Monika Farkas

Svitlana Shayevich

Evelyn Yusuf

Amy Gray

Agnieszka Malyszek

Eunyoung Lee

Lydia Evans

Yoonsun Hur

Yana Smakula

I would really love to know what you think of my cards! Please leave me a comment, maybe even subscribe to my YouTube channel or follow my blog. If your interested, I’m also on Facebook and I share sneak peeks of my projects (and my life) on Instagram.

Next on the hop is the lovely Yoonsun.

Hope you have a beautiful day and I hope to see you again soon!

Hugs Lydia xxx

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