Hello and welcome to the Altenew February 2018 Release Blog Hop + Giveaway.
You should have arrived from the wonderful Lydia‘s blog. I’ll add the full list below for your convenience:
Altenew Card Blog
Enza Gudor —You are here—
Simon Says Stamp Blog
May Sukyong Park
Altenew Scrapbook Blog
Create & Craft TV Blog
- To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Wednesday, February 14th for a chance to win. Six winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 2/16/2018.
- I will also draw a winner from the comments on my blog to receive a $30 gift certificate!
I know I often say how amazing each release is, but this is truly spectacular! Not only fantastic stamp sets, but also Crisp Inks in new colors that I’m sure you’ll need in your collection 😉
My layout for today features two stamp sets and coordinating dies: Forever and Always, and Happy Bloom.
I absolutely love the gorgeous clusters in these stamp sets. I heat-embossed the images on 110lbs white card stock using Altenew Pure White embossing powder, and colored them with watercolor brush pens.
The patterned paper I used to back the word cut file is from the Our Family Scrapbook Collection. I tried to match and coordinate the colors of the flowers with this striped paper. Before adhering the word “together” down, I placed one of the floral clusters and some leaves behind it, while the other clusters and the individual flowers and leaves were scattered on top.
Not much else was added to this page. Just a couple of sweet sentiments in the shape of a banner from the Forever and Always stamp set, and enamel dots in coordinating colors.
Don’t forget to comment along for a chance to win. Your next stop is the super talented Yana Smakula.
Have a lovely day!
Hello and welcome to the Altenew Scrapbook Collection Blog Hop + Giveaway.
You should have arrived from the Altenew blog. I’ll attach the blog hop list below for your convenience:
Enza Gudor (You are here)
This is such a fun and exciting blog hop, with lots of inspiration from amazingly talented designers, promotions and prizes.
is giving away a $50 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog
by Wednesday, July 19th at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew
Scrapbook Blog on Saturday, July 22nd.
How awesome is that?! Now onto the layout I created for this Blog Hop:
I went for a color scheme that is unusual for me. I generally prefer lighter, more muted tones, but this time I wanted to match the bright, intense colors in my photos. The Reflection Scrapbook Collection features a gorgeous mix of patterned papers, making it easy to find the perfect options for your layouts. Here it is in all its beauty!
To achieve a bold, colorful look, I used the white and blue chevron paper to cover the whole left side of the page, while for the right side I just fussy cut the polka dots from a different patterned paper and scattered them around. They complement the colors in the pictures beautifully. I also incorporated yellow tones with embellishments and stickers included in the kit. This created enough contrast to make the main color really pop.
The fun wooden shapes and buttons, as well as the sentiments in the stamp set that comes with the collection, are the perfect finishing touches.
Have fun hopping along and don’t forget to leave a comment on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to the store.
Your next stop is the fabulous Paige Evans.
Have a lovely day!
Reflection Scrapbook Collection:
We have a winner for the Altenew Scrapbook Kit Release Blog Hop:
Please email Altenew at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Relfection Kit Blog Hop Winner from ____’s blog” to redeem your $30 gift certificate to the Altenew store.