Monday, June 1, 2020

Altenew Build-A-Flower: Columbine Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello friends!
It's time to share another exciting Altenew Build-A-Flower with you.
We are celebrating this month's Build-A-Flower Columbine with a blog hop!


If you arrive from the blog of Nicole Watt, you are in the right place.
If not, come and join the fun hop for ideas and inspiration.

Let me just say that it is a DELIGHT to stamp this flower set.
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The Columbine flower gradually appear right in your own eyes under your own hands....
How cool is that?
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Once I stamped the flowers, I decided to create a more layered background.
The Circle Quilt Cover Die is perfect for this.

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I kept the surface flat and then stamped the sentiment over it. It worked!
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I have listed all the inks in the following links. Please refer to them as how I stamped the flowers.
Also, Altenew has an intro video about stamping this set, you can find it here.

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All products links are listed below. Affiliate links are applied at no additional cost  to you. 
Thank you for your support.

Prizes: to celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 5 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog for a chance to win.
AND Altenew will draw a winner to receive a $15 Altenew Gift Certificate from the comments left on each designer's blog on the blog hop list (including mine!)! The winner will be announced on the Altenew blogs on June 6th, 2020.


Hooray! You made it to the last stop of the hop!
Thanks so much for stopping by!

88 comments:

Kjudy1 said...

You always create such beautiful cards and this one is no exception! It is simple gorgeous! I love the subtle ink blending in back of the flowers, it really makes them pop.

MomD said...

I especially like the layering on this card and the white background makes the colors more vibrant.

Sweet Sarah said...

Nice card and a lovely stamp set!

Betty said...

you chose such lovely color combos for this wonderful new stamp set!

Joanne Hoffmann said...

WOWza...I LOVE your color palette and card design! Bright, vivid and happy colors just like the columbine makes me feel!!

Toni said...

Very pretty.

cosie said...

The touch of colour under the cover die really makes the flowers pop. Beautiful card.

pamboe said...

I would have not imagined that sentiment would stamp so beautifully on the cover die!
This card will bring some sunshine to someone's mailbox.

brandco2450@gmail.com said...

Super card, beautiful colours and the
background is just perfect!

conil said...

WOW! The columbine is one of my favorite flowers...yours are so beautifully stamped. Looks amazing combined with that cover die.

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful card! Love the colors and textures! Awesome new Build-A-Flower set!

Peg Frushour said...

Gorgeous card! Love the whole layout and colors!!

Debbie S. said...

Great card.

Wanda said...

Love the use of the die cut background. Very pretty card. TFS

Teri S. said...

So lovely to see your beautiful card Virginia! I love Columbines & you've made a gorgeous card using them. The die in the background atop the soft green suits them perfectly.

Greta said...

Beautiful background for your beautiful flowers, Virginia! I can't imagine stamping that many layers, but love seeing the results when other people do it!

Barbara said...

Your background and colors are perfect for these beautiful columbine flowers and it all comes together in a gorgeous card.

Melissa Leftrick said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!! Love the color combo!

Jan said...

Very pretty and ao elegant Virginia!

Carol Wortman said...

Just a beautiful stamp set! The lattice background is a nice compliment.

mel h said...

Such a gorgeous card! I love the colors you used.

Kristi H. said...

So pretty! The background really sets off the flowers.

Kimberly said...

I love how you did the sentiment, both on and under the die cut. Really beautiful.

Jade said...

So pretty. Great colors and layout. I love the lattice background, too.

Christina Dauven said...

This is so beautiful and I love how the green in the back brings focus to the blooms in a subtle way. I absolutely love and need this set.

Linda said...

Love the use of the stencil background.

Alyssa S said...

Fresh and fun! Love all the colors!

Mary-Anne V said...

So pretty esp with the cover die over the ink blended card base.

Rochelle H. said...

Love the lovely spring colors!!! Great coloring!

vickie said...

Your card is just beautiful. Love the way you inked your base & then applied the other layers.

artful-notions said...

I love how you staged your blooms on the quilt pattern background. Almost like a trellis! Just beautiful!

Retta said...

What a beautiful card! Love your background!

JHixon said...

I think your card is my favorite. I love the colors and the texture. Well done!

Karthikha said...

Soooo beautiful! Love the colors and the design! <3

V. K. said...

Love the background and the flowers are beautifully colored.

DorothyA said...

This card is so beautiful. I too love the background. So complimentary with the gorgeous flowers you colored!

Tracey Landt said...

Beautiful card Virginia. Another fantastic BAF from Altenew.
Thank you for sharing.
Keep well.
T x

Carolyn said...

Oh Virginia, once again your card is just gorgeous. Love you colors and the die cut you used.

Unknown said...

The latticework backgrounders is perfect for this card! Wonderful!

cghundley said...

Your card is beautiful!
Love the green showing
through the cover die
and the pretty flowers.
Carla from Utah

Barbara said...

The flowers are so pretty on the die cut background, lovely card. Thanks for sharing.

MelissaF said...

Love the soft ink blended background for your gorgeous columbine flowers, the white background die cut adds wonderful texture to complement the pretty flowers.

Bea said...

Beautiful card. Love the background and the flowers. Great coloring!

Becky Moore said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! Such a beautiful, soft look.
Becky Moore

M DelValle said...

Love the colors and textures

MadeByMeghanK said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE the colors! What a gorgeous flower!

Unknown said...

Beautiful!

sharon g said...

Oh, I just love the background you made for the flowers. Really wonderful idea. I like everything about this card!!!

Dawn T. said...

Thanks for sharing your beautiful card!

Geri S said...

Beautiful card! I love the flowers ad the background - terrific job!

Terrie D. (StarSpry) said...

Your card is so pretty! I love how the flowers look over the circle quilt die cut panel. :)

Ms. Tamp said...

Great mix and background addition.

AarthiS said...

This is so beautifulšŸ˜ love your background selection for this floral card❤️❤️

Debbie said...

sooo beautiful virginia!! loved the background

Hummingbird said...

Very pretty! Thanks for sharing.

Annette Gordon said...

That background paired with these flowers. WOW! WOW! WOW! I love how the colour is barley peaking through. And the colour choice is such a pretty combination!

Linda BL said...

Gorgeous flowers and a gorgeous card! I really love how you paired the bright flowers with the white lattice-like background. The pale greens from the Tropical set are perfect for stems, leaves, and the pale color behind th cover die. An ink blended green background is my favorite to use on card fronts.

Helen said...

Your card is so beautiful, Virginia! The wonderfully bright, happy colours on your flowers makes me think of a spring garden!! Thanks so much for the inspiration!! Take care! :)

Sue D said...

Beautiful flowers and love the background.

NickiB said...

Your stamping is amazing. Love how you put this card together. Can't wait to try for myself!

gail said...

your background compliments the flowers and makes a wonderful card

jeanneragan said...

Such a lovely card! This is a nice stamp set. You did a great background on your card too!

Lagene said...

Awesome columbine set! I love seeing wild columbines in our northwest woods and I love your card, that cover die is a great base for the lovely flowers!

Sindhu said...

Beautiful card...love the design...

Anushree Vaish said...

Lovely Card!!

Susan B. said...

I think Altenew's strength is in these beautiful Build a Flower stamps. This one is no exception. I love your card, very pretty.

Nandini said...

I am a huge fan of the BAF series. And this is a fantastic addition. I love the gorgeous inspiration. The flowers look amazing. And I love the way you stamped the sentiment!

Maura said...

A beautiful new bloom in the BAF collection, Virginia - and I love the inked bg behind the die cut bg, fabulous card!!

Cyndi said...

Gorgeous card, gorgeous colors. The Columbine flower is so lovely and the Circle Quilt Cover Die is perfect for this layout. I reach for that die often -- it's one of my favorites.

Annette Reed said...

The cover die is such a pretty background for this stunning flower set. Your card is very pretty.

Lindsey NY said...

I surprises me that you could successfully stamp on the background cover die. I'd never have the courage to try! Nice work.

Dawn T said...

Stunning Virginia. Love the gorgeous colours and the background cover die is wonderful.

Kraftsbyus4u said...

Love the colors and textures! This is a beautiful set!

Lauryne Cunningham said...

Wow! Gorgeous! Love the colors you used and the Circle Quilt Cover die in the background is just lovely!

Merrie said...

Such a beautiful card- I love how bright the colors are that you used. Just ordered this BAF and anxious to get it!

Aimee said...

Beautiful card and colors. Thank you for sharing.

Mary Holshouser said...

Love the lattice in the
background. The flowers
are beautiful. Using
two different colors
was a great idea.
thanks for sharing
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Laraine R said...

Gorgeous card! Love the design & colors you used!

Tavia said...

I really like the idea of adding color in behind the lattice to help anchor the flowers. I will try that technique out in the future for sure. Beautiful and delicate. Thanks for sharing

Heidi Rees said...

Beautiful Virginia! I love all the texture! Beautiful design and colors too!

Loren said...

Super, simple and a wonderful idea

Kathy Dippner said...

Beautiful card! I love the colors you used and the light green accent behind the flowers.

Laurie Patterson said...

Lovely card.

Nox said...

A truly lovely card. I love those vibrant flowers over the die cut background. Beautiful layers.

Amber Bissonnette said...

Love the die cut background, with the splash of green behind it. Such a beautiful card

Ritakanyal@gmail.com said...

Beautiful card..

Danyelle Dillon said...

Very niceI I love your card! It is so gorgeous! The colors are so pretty. I love how you use the green subtle blending in the background under the lattice background die. So so so pretty! With the world as chaotic as it is right now, these blogs are one of the few things that makes me look forward to! So thank you so much for allowing us to participate in these events Altenew and Virginia!

Tina Z. said...

wow, I love the colors and design!