Monday, March 1, 2021

Altenew Build-A-Flower: Semi-Double Chrysanthemum Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

 Happy March, my friends!

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


About Build-A-Flower: Semi-Double ChrysanthemumThis layering stamp set features a beautiful 4-layer chrysanthemum and three 3-layer leaves to add to your handmade cards, scrapbook layouts, bullet journal pages, and other DIY paper crafting projects. The Build-A-Flower: Semi-Double Chrysanthemum special edition stamp and die set is only sold as a bundle. It includes one 6" x 8" clear photopolymer stamp set (16 individual stamp images) and one coordinating die set (4 dies)
 
Please come and join the fun hop for ideas and inspiration. For details about this blog hop, please visit Altenew Card Blog.
  As always, I amazed at the depth of the stamped images. Inspired by Pantone Color of the Year 2021, I chose yellow and grey for my main color scheme.
Altenew-BAF Semi Double Chrysanthemum-Foiled Marble Washi Tape-Tall Alpha Die Set-001

I used a richer shades of yellow (and a touch of orange) for the Semi-Double Chrysanthemum and the result did not disappoint.

Altenew-BAF Semi Double Chrysanthemum-Foiled Marble Washi Tape-Tall Alpha Die Set-002

Next, I found the new Foiled Marble Washi Tape to be the perfect companion for my stamped images.

Altenew-BAF Semi Double Chrysanthemum-Foiled Marble Washi Tape-Tall Alpha Die Set

The luxurious feel of this Washi Tape truly speaks volumes.Altenew-BAF Semi Double Chrysanthemum-Foiled Marble Washi Tape-Tall Alpha Die Set-003

I hope  that you enjoy today's blog hop. It's amazing that each designer comes up with so many varied versions. I think that shows the versatility of the stamp set. 
 

 
Thank you for your support. 

Giveaway Prizes: $200 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $20 gift certificate to 5 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 03/07/2021 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 7 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 03/09/2021.

 

Your next stop is the blog of  Nathalie DeSousa
Thanks so much for stopping by!
 

69 comments:

Liz O. said...

Love the pop of color agains the monochromatic background, the hints of gold give the design the perfect amount of sparkle!💕 Love it! Gotta try this, thanks for the inspiration Virginia! Have a wonderful day!

I Card Everyone said...

Virginia, you know I'm always happy to see my favorite color: grey! Lovely that Pantone knows it's the best, too - and very beautiful with yellow!
You've made both come to life beautifully today, Virginia! and I adore the marbling!
=]

mel h said...

This is one of my favorite color combinations. I have some old scrapbook paper in this same color scheme and I hoard it!

joni said...

Stunning colors! Gorgeous.

Cindy C. said...

It's gorgeous indeed!

sgmom4 said...

Gorgeous as always. Yep, I need gray ink!!

Maureen Reiss said...

Beautiful card!!! I love the grey and orange together!!!

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful mums, and I love that washi tape background! Great color combo for your awesome card!

Adry said...

Hello Virginia! Amazing card! Love background and the colors which you chose. Hugs!

vickie said...

Such a striking card! Love it!

Maura said...

That gorgeous flower is made even more beautiful with that fabulous Washi tape background!!!

Linda Wood said...

Gray and gold is a wonderful color combo; it has been a while since I used it but it is perfect for this BAF chrysanthemum. I love your card, thank you for your creativity.

Linda BL said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!! Love the rich colors you used with the gray. Your card could be a showpiece for the Pantone Color of the Year! The gold flecked washi tape and the sequins are the right touch and add glamour to an already gorgeous card.

PattiD said...

Love the colors! Beautiful card <3

Sarah B said...

I love the card. Your color choices show their warmth against the marble washi background. nice way to tone down the black letters with a bit of washi through the middle. Thanks for the inspiration.

conil said...

Another one to add to my Virgina favorite list. These colors are so gorgeous together and one that I'll remember for a long, long time. Your use of the marble washi is the perfect background for the cheery, vivid blooms.

Carol McCready said...

You never fail to make a great card! Thank you for the inspiration.

Shirley N said...

Gorgeous card, love your colors!

Becca Yahrling said...

The washi tape takes this to a very elegant level; beautiful card!

donna mikasa said...

Ooooh that washi tape is a perfect match for your gorgeous card. Those colors!!

Elizabeth C said...

Beautiful! Using grey in flowers is on my to-try list but it intimidates me for some reason. I will be referring back to this post when I do try it!

Carolyn said...

Just love those colors over the washi tape. 5 Stars!

Basement Stamper said...

love the marbled background and the pop that marigold flower gives.

Katie Amodio said...

I actually gasped when I saw this card! What a fantastic use of the washi tape. It’s truly beautiful.

Barbara said...

The foiled washi tape looks amazing behind the beautiful chrysanthemum!

Greta said...

Your card is gorgeous, Virginia! I really do NEED that Washi!

Roxy T said...

My birth flower in my favorite color paired with the marble washi tape. What a stunning card! <3

L said...

Very creative card, love the use of the washi tape.
Thanks for sharing.

Tamra B said...

Such a beautiful card.

Lauryne Cunningham said...

I love this color combination! Gorgeous card! The Washi tape looks great!

Ms. Tamp said...

I like this color combination. Great layout idea share.

Shirley said...

Obviously the color choices are an eye catcher to everyone! Thanks for your wonderful examples.

Kristine Boydstun said...

Gorgeous card, Virginia!! I love the pairing of colors with the washi tape!

LSmith said...

Love the colors

L Miz said...

Wow how pretty. Always wonderful to see and get new ideas.
Thanks

Corinne said...

Wow, that washi tape you used for the background is amazing and so perfect with your color scheme.. Love the grey / yellow it is all perfect together..
Hugs

My Happy Place by Vanessa said...

Hi Virginia! Beautiful card! Love the washi tape. I like that you used grey for the leaves too. Beautiful job girl!

Hummingbird said...

Great card! Thanks for sharing.

Lindsey NY said...

It is so great that Altenew has taken washi tape to a new level by making it wide enough to cover so many crafty things. I love how it looks as the background for those brilliant multi layered Chrysanthemums. Stunning card as usual, Virginia.

MadeByMeghanK said...

Oooo I LOVE the warm colors!

MiamiKel said...

Virginia, I love your Pantone colors of the year! They are just stunning together with the rich warm yellow/orange and the mysterious grey - GORGEOUS!

Nancy Sherr said...

I love you bold use of color.

Vikki H said...

The blossoms glow but that washi tape stole their thunder! Beauty of a card, Virginia

ARKtistically Creative ~"Trudy!" Neumann said...

Great card. This technique reminds me of those pictures people take & just the main character is in color. The rest looks like an old black & white photo. Awesome job.

Dawn T said...

the colour of the flowers is simply stunning Virginia. It really sings! The marbled washi makes an awesome background.

Helen said...

Wonderful bright flowers, Virginia! They look amazing against that great background! They really pop!! Thanks so much for the inspiration! :)

Nandini said...

Beautiful card. The washi tape background looks amazing!

kathy c said...

Love the washi tape background. The color choices are really lovely. Thanks for sharing

Audja said...

Love your color combo! Such a bright pop of color off the beautiful background

NickiB said...

I have been dying to get my hands on this washi tape and it looks amaizing on this card!

Karen said...

Love the pop of color you achieved with those flowers on that background. Just awesome.

sharon g said...

I like how you used both darker and lighter shades of orange. It brings out the depth.

Kelsey Thomas said...

This is a gorgeous card!

Sandy said...

I just love this card! I’ve never had much use for washi tape, but you’ve changed my mind, lol.

Daria Z. said...

This is so rich looking, Virginia!

Sue D said...

Very pretty. I like the neutral colors for the background for these flowers.

Cyndi said...

Gorgeous card. I love those brilliant orange Chrysanthemums and the Washi Tape background is beautiful.

cghundley said...

Love Washi Tape and
the flowers are just
beautiful!
Carla from Utah

Christy Designs said...

Love the pop up color with marble washi tape background

Jeanne Beam said...

Such a beautiful card! Love the colors...
Thanks so much for sharing.

Jade said...

Gorgeous! So pretty! I love the orange colors!! And I’m not a huge orange fan. Thank you for brightening my day.

Kathy said...

Loved that color scheme when it came out this year, and it is just perfect for this new stamp set! Those flowers and leaves just pop from the card. Gorgeous! Thanks for always inspiring us with your amazing work!

Whiteibis said...

A very pretty card and colors used. Always a nice stop on the blog.

Carol Wortman said...

Oh my goodness I love the orange Coloring of the gorgeous Chrysanthemum stamp! The washi tape background is a beautiful backdrop to this gorgeous flower!

Mary Ann said...

That is an absolutely stunning card! It's frame worthy art! So pretty.

DorothyA said...

Beautiful flowers! And I love that washi tape! Fabulous card!

Dee Earnshaw said...

love the orange and gray color combo

Elizabeth Kuhn said...

Oh wow! Those orange colors are so beautiful!!! Can’t take my eyes off of them 🥰

Aimee Phillips said...

You never cease to amaze me with what you create. Absolutely beautiful.