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Altenew December 2018 Markers/Embellishments Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello crafty friends, and welcome to the Altenew December 2018 Markers/Embellishments Release Blog Hop + Giveaway.

You should have arrived from Kelly Latevola‘s blog. Here is the full list for your convenience:

Altenew Card Blog

Kathy Racoosin

Erum Tasneem

Kristina Pokazanieva

Nicole Picadura

Kelly Latevola

Enza Gudor –You are here–

Kathleen Graumüller

Sveta Fotinia

Lilith Eeckels

TaeEun Yoo

Therese Calvird

Anna Komenda

Zinia Redo

Vicky Papaioannou

Lydia Evans

Laura Jane

Norine Borys

Nathalie DeSousa

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Zsoka Marko

Virginia Lu

Raquel Bowman

Svitlana Shayevich

Gayatri Murali

Kymona Tracey

Erica A-B

Agnieszka Malyszek

I’m so excited about this release! They new Artist Markers are gorgeous, and the scrapbook embellishments perfectly coordinate with the previous releases, making them a must have.

Today I have decided to share a card featuring some of the beautiful new shades included in the Artist Markers Set E.


I started by spraying an 8×4” smooth white cardstock with Altenew Frosty Pink Shimmer Ink Spray, just to give it a light layer of color. While that was drying, I stamped my images from the Botanical Garden Stamp Set using Altenew Permanent Black Crisp Dye Ink, and colored the flowers with the following markers: Sunkissed, Orange Cream, Autumn Blaze, and Firebrick. I went from the lighter shade to the darkest, trying to create a realistic look. I should mention I’m not a colorist by all means, but I enjoy spending time experimenting with new mediums.

For the leaves, I used Bamboo, Parrot, and Olive.

Next, I cut the flowers with the coordinating dies and adhered them on my card panel.


The sentiment, which was heat-embossed with Altenew Translucent Pearl Embossing Powder, comes from the Blissful Bud Stamp Set.

To finish the card, I matted it with cardstock in a coordinating color, before adding some of the new enamel dots from the Rock Collection package.

Now onto the 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 12/12/2018 for a chance to win. Six winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on Sunday, December 16th.

Thank you for stopping by! Your next stop is Kathleen‘s blog. Happy hopping!

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