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Altenew – Monochromatic Layout with Amazing You Stamp Set

Monochromatic layout by @enzamg for @altenew using the Amazing You Stamp Set. #stamping #scrapbooking #altenew
Hello everyone! Today I’m bringing you a monochromatic layout featuring the Amazing You Stamp Set by Altenew.

This is one of my favorite stamp sets; I love the delicate outline of the images and the variety of sizes. My idea was to create a sun with it and decorate the rays with these gorgeous flowers. Not very realistic, I know, but definitely catchy. ūüėČ

Let’s see how it came together!

I started by preparing my background with a cut file that I used as a stencil. I simply adhered the cut file to the white cardstock with removable adhesive and sprayed the whole page with Altenew Shimmer Ink Spray in Warm Sunshine. To obtain an ombre look, I added a couple of spritzes just in the center of the sun with the Caramel Toffee color.

Monochromatic layout by @enzamg for @altenew using the Amazing You Stamp Set. #stamping #scrapbooking #altenew
Once the background was dry, I arranged the flowers previously stamped and fussy cut them to accentuate the sun shape. I opted to go with the smaller images, as I wanted to add more of them; plus, they fit the size of the rays perfectly.

Monochromatic layout by @enzamg for @altenew using the Amazing You Stamp Set. #stamping #scrapbooking #altenew
After adhering the photo down, I created a frame with some of the roses and continued on gluing the other flowers along the rays as I thought it would look pleasing to the eye. For the center of the flowers, I used pink and yellow enamel dots.

Monochromatic layout by @enzamg for @altenew using the Amazing You Stamp Set. #stamping #scrapbooking #altenew
The sentiments came from the Inked Flora Stamp Set and were heat-embossed with Altenew Translucent Pearl Embossing Powder. I cut them in the shape of a banner and punched a hole in one side to thread some twine through them.

Monochromatic layout by @enzamg for @altenew using the Amazing You Stamp Set. #stamping #scrapbooking #altenew
That is it for today! I hope this layout will inspire you to create your next project with the Amazing You Stamp Set.

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Altenew September 2018 Stamp/Die Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello crafty friends, and welcome to the Altenew September 2018 Stamp/Die Release Blog Hop + Giveaway.

You should have arrived from the super talented Nina-Marie‚Äės blog. Here is the full list for your convenience:

Enza Gudor –You are here–

This is such a beautiful, cheerful release, full of goodies that are perfect for the upcoming Holiday season. I created a Christmas layout with the following stamp sets and coordinating dies: Holiday Bow, and Christmas Stockings.

Christmas layout by @enzamg for @altenew using Holiday Bow and Christmas Stockings Stamp Sets. #stamping #christmas #scrapbooking
All the different elements in these sets can be easily combined to form the rich and full garland you see on the page. The big bow inspired the whole layout.

Christmas layout by @enzamg for @altenew using Holiday Bow and Christmas Stockings Stamp Sets. #stamping #christmas #scrapbooking
As you may know, all Altenew 6√ó8 and 4√ó6 stamp sets come with tri-fold insert cards showcasing lots of added inspiration, project ideas, printed layering guides, and other useful information. I especially love the color combinations they provide, as it saves a lot of time when it comes to choosing which shades to use. I went with the colors in the Holiday Bow Stamp Set insert for my images today.

I arranged the die cut bows, sprigs, and poinsettias in the center of the page to form the garland. Everything was adhered down with foam dots for dimension. I then went on stamping the stockings with the Christmas Stockings Stamp Set. This set is super fun; you have the option to use a solid color for your stockings, or the variety of designs and patterns that are included in the set.

Christmas layout by @enzamg for @altenew using Holiday Bow and Christmas Stockings Stamp Sets. #stamping #christmas #scrapbooking
Once the garland was finished, I simply added the photos above it and the title in the bottom right corner.

Christmas layout by @enzamg for @altenew using Holiday Bow and Christmas Stockings Stamp Sets. #stamping #christmas #scrapbooking
The ‚ÄúMerry‚ÄĚ die cut came from the Holiday Script Words Die. I cut it a few times, and adhered the layers together for a sturdy title. To color it, I used a blend of Altenew Crisp Dye Inks in Frayed Leaf and Forest Glades.

Christmas layout by @enzamg for @altenew using Holiday Bow and Christmas Stockings Stamp Sets. #stamping #christmas #scrapbooking
Now onto the giveaway part! 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 9/19/2018 for a chance to win. 6 winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 9/22/2018.

Your next stop is the amazing Nicole. Happy hopping!

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Altenew – Build-A-Flower: Peruvian Lily

Hello friends! I am back today to share a project created with the new Build-A-Flower: Peruvian Lily set.

This set, which includes 1 6×8 stamp set (14 stamp images) and 1 coordinating die set (2 dies), offers a realistic and incredibly detailed Peruvian lily, designed to be stamped in contrasting or coordinating colors. A lovely leaf and painted sentiment finish off the set. The Peruvian Lily, also known as Alstroemeria, blooms in a variety of colors and is native to South America. Some petals are flecked with darker shades, resulting in a distinctive and beautiful look. You may stamp these flowers in any Altenew ink colors to get great results!

You also have the option to get this set with inks as a bundle for a discounted price:

Here is the layering guide:

The layout I’m bringing you today showcases these flowers combined in one big cluster:

Layout by @enzamg for @Altenew using the Build-A-Flower: Peruvian Lily stamp set. #altenewbuildaflower #stamping #peruvianlily #layout #scrapbooking
As I always do, I started by stamping lots of images. I know a lot of people like when I list the Altenew Crisp Dye Inks I use, so here it is. The colors are listed in the order they were used for the layers:
  • Peach Perfect, Coral Bliss, Purple Wine, Citrus Burst, Mango Smoothie, Warm Sunshine, Caramel Toffee, Pinkalicious, Mocha, Permanent Black Ink.
  • Frosty Pink, Pinkalicious, Purple Wine, Citrus Burst, Mango Smoothie, Warm Sunshine, Caramel Toffee, Pinkalicious, Mocha, Permanent Black Ink.
  • Frayed Leaf, Forest Glades, Evergreen.
Layout by @enzamg for @Altenew using the Build-A-Flower: Peruvian Lily stamp set. #altenewbuildaflower #stamping #peruvianlily #layout #scrapbooking
To create the layout, I adhered five strips of the pink wood grain washi tape that comes in the Our Family Collection to a white textured cardstock. I used that as my guide to layer the flowers. I love the idea of lilies surrounding the photo.
Layout by @enzamg for @Altenew using the Build-A-Flower: Peruvian Lily stamp set. #altenewbuildaflower #stamping #peruvianlily #layout #scrapbooking
I added a few pieces of patterned papers behind the photo, as well as a sticker frame and a tag from the Reflection Collection. I mounted everything on foam adhesive to give it dimension.
Layout by @enzamg for @Altenew using the Build-A-Flower: Peruvian Lily stamp set. #altenewbuildaflower #stamping #peruvianlily #layout #scrapbooking
I finished the layout with some wood veneer origami birds and lots of enamel dots.
Layout by @enzamg for @Altenew using the Build-A-Flower: Peruvian Lily stamp set. #altenewbuildaflower #stamping #peruvianlily #layout #scrapbooking
Now the fun part! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to six lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog for a chance to win. Three winners will be announced on the Card Blog, and other three winners will be announced on the Scrapbook Blog on 7/8/2018.
Thank you for stopping by today! Have a happy one!