Thursday, July 1, 2021

Altenew Build-A-Flower: Bearded Iris Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

 Happy July, friends!

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


If you arrive from the blog of Amanda Baldwin, you are in the right place.
If not, come and join the fun hop for ideas and inspiration. 
 
 This layering floral set comes with beautiful details.  I adore the outlines so much that I decided to highlight the outline stamps.
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I stamped and inked the iris in various colors.
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For added depth and pops of colors, I colored the iris in light pink and purple. I applied Watercolor Brush markers for the added the accent with yellow and green.  
 
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I also love the colored card stock and used the white textured paper (from Cheerful Bloom 3D Embossing Folder)
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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 07/07/2021 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 07/09/2021.

 

Your next stop is the blog of Michelle Short
Thanks so much for stopping by!

43 comments:

Allison Denny said...

Lovely card Virginia. The spatter effect is awesome.

mel h said...

Beautiful card. Bearded irises were my mother’s favorite and I have a big plot of them now in my own yard.

MadeByMeghanK said...

Absolutely STUNNING! I LOVE the purple!

conil said...

Love what you've done with these iris...the card is spectacular.

brandco2450@gmail.com said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Virginia!
Love the shades you've used!

Deb Selby said...

Lovely artsy looking card!

Maura said...

Love the strip of embossed white behind your lovely flower - and the splatters!!!

Peg Frushour said...

Your card is gorgeous. I love how you colored this.

Linda BL said...

Beautiful card! The textured piece is such a lovely addition to your card. Love how you highlighted the lovely outlines of the iris and the sparkle you added in the flower centers. I dearly love irises and your card represents them in all their glory!

Liz O. said...

Beautiful card Virginia, this Iris BAF set is very pretty, thanks for the inspiration!

Nandini said...

So pretty! I love the colors.

Roxy T said...

Stamping the outline in different colors is a really nice look. I want to try it on some of my own stamps. Thank you for the inspiration!

Laurie Patterson said...

Lovely!

NickiB said...

Love these paint splatters and the coloring of the irises

Sandy said...

Pretty card! Thanks for sharing.

joni said...

Fabulous design.

Helen said...

You have given these lovely irises such a soft delicate look Virginia! Love them!! Thanks so much for sharing and the great inspiration!Stay safe! :)

Kathy Raker said...

Love the white textured paper on colored background, really highlights the iris. Pretty colors and splatter also takes eye to iris.

vickie said...

Very beautiful card, your flowers look so exotic.

Jean said...

Simply gorgeous!

Sue D said...

Beautiful--I like the colors and background.

Melissa Leftrick said...

Ohh I love this! The pink/purple combo is gorgeous!

Donna Walls said...

I received my set yesterday and excited to create with it, your card is lovely. Thanks for the inspiration!

DorothyA said...

Gorgeous! Fantastic card- beautiful colors and wonderful background!

Regina (Tina) Kahles said...

What a beautiful card, I love the colors blended together the way you did and the strip of the embossing folder was perfect and what can I say Purple is my favorite color. Thank you for the inspiration and sharing your talent!

Emily said...

Pretty card. Love the colors.

sharon g said...

I like how simple it was to color the irises. Nice

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

So beautiful with the different shades and especially the purples!

Kathy said...

Love your creative design, Virginia! This is just such a gorgeous floral, and the white embossed strip makes it pop off the card. Love it!

Unknown said...

I tried the splatter...I sputtered! I need to practice so it comes out pretty like yours!

Amber Bissonnette said...

Love the purple card stock for a background!

Lauryne Cunningham said...

Wow! Great design and beautiful colors! I love the splatters!

Ms. Tamp said...

Nice color and layer share for the set.

Mirella said...

So beautiful, Virginia!

scrappin07 said...

Love the whole card design. Watercolored Iris a beautiful.

Denise Bryant said...

So pretty! Beautiful design on these lovely iris flowers!

Cyndi said...

Gorgeous crd, gorgeous colors and coloring. Loving this beautiful bearded iris.

Patt H. said...

What a fabulous card, Virginia!! I love the flowers & your coloring is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing!

Diane z said...

Love your modern take on this.

K.E. said...

Love the pinks and purples

Marie H said...

Love your choice with the line work.

Purple Princess said...

so beautiful!!

Kelsey Thomas said...

Your card is so lovely!