It's my turn to share projects with you over Altenew Card Blog. I am featuring more on this gorgeous stamp set "Hello Hydrangea" . The stamp set contains 2 stems with berries, 1 leaf, 3 hearts, and a gorgeous hydrangea flower.
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This set comes with beautiful outlines and solid stamps. There are a few cute small stamps that will make your projects a stand-out!
For the first card, I started with white-embossing the hydrangea with Pure White Crisp Embossing Powder. If you miss part of the embossing, you can stamp the hydrangea with Embossing Ink again as long as you have the stamp positioned in the MISTI. And that is how I ensure that I have clear and prominent white-embossing.
The String Art Rectangles Die is excellent for framing image and provides subtle edge details.
I took out the Artist's Watercolor 24 Pan Set and started the coloring process. The key to successful water-coloring is using great quality watercolor paper such as the Altenew Watercolor Paper Set (A2). The paper allows you to layer color and will not warp easily. Thus, it is therapeutic and stress-free!
I painted an extra piece of paper with the same color as the background (Seashore). After stamping the sentiment, I then die cut it with Featured Sentiments Die. For the embellishment, I added silver Metallic Thread Set.
My next card features one of the smaller stamp of the hydrangea. I kept the color combo super simple-just pink and grey.
The Coordinating Die sure makes a difference in this design. The pink hydrangea was stamped in pink (Baby Pink, Rouge and Rubellite) and grey (Grey Denim and Cloudy Night). I lightly colored the image with the Ink-blending Tool.
I popped up the largest stamped and diecut hydrangea flower. It was so much fun to add the splatter (Antique Silver Metallic Spray) and sequins ( Satin White).
To keep the theme cohesive, I stamped the sentiment in Cloudy Night over the pink hearts! Is this card charming?
My 3rd card uses all the smaller stamps in this set. I started with creating my own watercolor paper. The Watercolor Brush Markers are great for this.
For the focal point, I stamped "thanks" in Obsidian Pigment Ink. After arranging all the die cut pieces around the sentiment, I popped a few up with foam tape for interest and dimensions.
To make the images pleasing to the eyes, I aimed for the visual triangle and arranged the pieces accordingly.
I hope that you enjoy today's post and perhaps pick up a few tips to try out. I would appreciate that you stop by Altenew Card Blog to leave me some love!
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