Altenew Metallic Watercolor 14 Pan Set Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello, and welcome to Altenew’s Metallic Watercolor Release Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing a brand new set of metallic watercolors. If you arrived here from the talented blog, Emily Midgett, then you are on the right track. If this is your first stop, then you will want to start at the beginning, the Altenew Card Blog.

Take a look at my watercolor postcard:

 

I love creating loose watercolor images. It allows me to play with the paint without any worries of perfection. The new Metallic Watercolor set is amazing. The colors are amazing and pretty.

Postcards are fun to send to people that you have spoken to in a while or when you’re on vacation. I created this “just because” postcard because a friend of mine is not well and I want to send her a quick message.

How to create this watercolor wash:

First, I wet the back of the postcard.

Second added the teal color to the water. The color moved all on is own.

Then add a little bit of gold.

Let the watercolor wash dry.

Splatter gold over the watercolor wash. Let it dry.

Use the Just Because stamp set to add the sentiment on top of the wash.

On the back of the postcard, add a light watercolor wash using the same color.

Now its time to send this postcard out to my friend.

What do you think? I would love to hear from you.

What is a blog hop without an amazing gift? Yayyy!!!

Prizes:

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 11/2/2019 for a chance to win.

We’ll also draw a winner to receive a $15 gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. All winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 11/4/2019.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Laurie Willison

You do not want to miss out on her amazing creations!!

Just in case you lose your place along the way, here is the complete list of participants so that you can find your way back:

Altenew Card Blog

Kristina Werner

Erum Tasneem

Kathy Racoosin

Nathalie DeSousa

LauraJane

Virginia Lu

Yoonsun Hur

Therese Calvird

Caly Person

Nicole Picadura

Lisa Spangler

Vicky Papaioannou

Lilith Eeckels

Emily Midgett

Kymona Tracey

Laurie Willison

Maryam Perez

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Jen Schow

Ashlea Cornell

Svitlana Shayevich

Jaycee Gaspar

Kelly Latevola

Zinia Redo

Nenette S. Madero

Amber Rain Davis

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links are used at no cost to you. The Altenew products were given to me since I’m on the design team. The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

Jet Black Ink

Altenew | Refresh Your Watercolor Brush Markers Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello and welcome to Altenew’s July 2019 Stencil Release Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing brand new Watercolor Brush Marker Refills. If you arrived here from the talented blog, Janette Kausen, then you are on the right track. If this is your first stop, then you will want to start at the beginning, the Altenew Card Blog.

Take a look at my watercolor embroidery canvas:

I love it when experiments go the right way, LOL! When the Tropical Fiesta Watercolor Brush Marker Refills showed up at my door, I wasn’t sure what to do with them. I tossed many ideas around and thought they weren’t out of the box enough. That’s when a light bulb went off, and I thought would they look good on fabric.

So, I tried, and I was excited when it went right!

Here’s how I created this colorful watercolor embroidery canvas:

Place a piece of linen-cotton canvas fabric on a glass mat.

Use a glass mat just in case the water or the ink didn’t absorb in the fabric. It would be easy to clean up.

Once the water on the fabric, start adding ink to the material.

Add as much color or different color as you desire. I used four different colors: Frest Lemon, Sunkissed, Turquoise, and Crimson.

Let the color take their time and move before you pick up the fabric.

Once you have the desired look, pick up the piece of fabric carefully; remember the mat is glass, so the liquid is sitting right on top of that glass.

Clean off the residue and place the piece of fabric back on the glass mat. Hoop it so it can dry. I used a heat tool because I was impatient.

Once the fabric dries, cut away the excess material, and now you’re ready to add a sentiment.

Before that could happen, I realized that I loved the backside of the fabric because it was a bit more subdued. So I changed it.

Now its time to add the sentiment.

Die-cut the word blessed from the Mega Blessed Die Set and adhere it to the front of the fabric.

Beautiful, easy, and fun to create. It’s a fantastic wall hanging home decor piece.

Let’s take another look:

What is a blog hop without an amazing gift? Yayyy!!!

Prizes:

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 9/25/2019 for a chance to win.

We’ll also draw a winner to receive a $15 gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. All winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 9/27/2019.

Promotion:

Enjoy $50 OFF the Watercolor Marker Ultimate Bundle from 9/20/2019 at 12:01 AM EDT until 9/21/2019 at 11:59 PM EDT. No code needed to enjoy this deal! Not valid on previous purchases. While supplies last. Shop HERE!

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Jaycee Gaspar

You do not want to miss out on her amazing creations!!

Just in case you lose your place along the way, here is the complete list of participants so that you can find your way back:

Altenew Card Blog

Norine Borys

Emily Midgett

Therese Calvird

The Hedgehog Hollow

Nathalie DeSousa

Lydia Fiedler

Virginia Lu

Yoonsun Hur

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

LauraJane

Maryam Perez

Svitlana Shayevich

Laurie Willison

LilitEeckels

Sveta Fotinia

Jen Schow

Agnieszka Malyszek

Janette Kausen

Kymona Tracey, ← you are here

Jaycee Gaspar

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links are used at no cost to you. The Altenew products were given to me since I’m on the design team. The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

We R Memory Keepers - Precision Glass Cutting Mat Tombow Mono Liquid Glue

I hope you enjoyed what you saw today and would give it a try yourself.

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Altenew Watercolor Brush Marker Release + Giveaway

Hello everyone and welcome to Altenew’s January 2019 Watercolor Brush Marker Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing the new Winter Wonderland Set.  If you arrived here from the talented Lydia Fiedler blog, then you are on the right track. If you arrived here on your own, then you will want to start at the beginning, the Altenew Card Blog so that you don’t miss a thing!

Take a look at my big watercolor scrapbook:

Making memories is a fun activity so having a big scrapbook is perfect for that. Watercoloring adds a nice flair to the cover.

Lets take a closer look:

Winter Wonderland Watercolor Marker Set


Winter Wonderland Watercolor Markers

This 25 page Japanese hand-bound watercolor scrapbook would make a great gift.

Here’s another look:

What is a blog hop without an amazing gift? Yayyy!!

Prizes

  • Altenew is giving away a $40 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog on Saturday, January 19th, 2019.
  • In addition I have a $20 gift certificate to giveaway from comments left on this post by Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Virginia Lu

You do not want to miss out on her amazing creations!!

Just in case you lose your place along the way, here is the complete list of participants so that you can find your way back:

Altenew Card Blog

Vicky Papaioannou

Kathy Racoosin

Erum Tasneem

Kristina Pokazanieva

Rubeena Ianigro

Kelly Latevola

Norine Borys

Lilith Eeckels

Nicole Picadura

Agnieszka Malyszek

Anna Komenda

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Therese Calvird

Lydia Fiedler

Kymona Tracey ← you are here

Virginia Lu

Caly Person

Kathleen Graumüller

Svitlana Shayevich

Reiko Tsuchida

Laurie Willison

Lisa Spangler

Zinia Redo

Yoonsun Hur

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you.  The Altenew  products were given to me since I’m on the design team.  The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

Winter Wonderland Watercolor Markers Alpha DieMega Greeting 3    We R Memory Keepers - Journal Studio Collection - Book Binding Guide

Neenah Classic Crest 80 LB REAM SMOOTH DESERT STORM Paper Pack 250 Sheets

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Altenew November 2018 Stencil/Ink Spray Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello everyone and welcome to Altenew’s November 2018 Release Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing all of the new stencil and ink sprays.  If you arrived here from the talented Laurie Willison blog, then you are on the right track. If you arrived here on your own, then you will want to start at the beginning, the Altenew Card Blog so that you don’t miss a thing!

Take a look at my scrapbook page:

Flowing Hearts Stencil

To create this page I used the new Flowing Hearts Stencil, the new Orange Cream Metallic Shimmer Ink Spray and the Cosmic Berry Metallic Shimmer Ink Spray.  They are a perfect fit with this photo.

Here’s how I created this scrapbook page:

Spray the two ink colors onto the large watercolor palette. Spray water and place the white cardstock on top of the palette.

Let dry.

Once the paper dries, use black ink and stencil the hearts in place.

Flowing Hearts Stencil

Cut away at a portion of the heart so that the photo can fit right up underneath it.

To add texture, add black thread under the photo and adhere it in place.

Flowing Hearts Stencil

Die cut the title using the Fine Alphabet Die Set and adhere the letters down.

Use Photoshop to type the journaling in colors that match the pages background.

Flowing Hearts Stencil

Add the wood veneer pieces to add another type of texture to the page.

Nice and easy.

Let’s take another look:

Flowing Hearts Stencil

What is a blog hop without an amazing gift? Yayyy!!

Prizes

  • 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 Monday, December 3, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog on Friday, December 7th, 2018.
  • In addition I have a $30 gift certificate to giveaway from comments left on this post by Sunday December 2nd at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on Monday December 3rd, 2018.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Norine Borys

You do not want to miss out on her amazing creations!!

Just in case you lose your place along the way, here is the complete list of participants so that you can find your way back:

Altenew Card Blog

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Kristina Pokazanieva

Therese Calvird

Nathalie DeSousa

Svitlana Shayevich

Alex Syberia

Lilith Eeckels

Kathleen Graumüller

Virginia Lu

Vicki Boutin

Zinia Redo

Vicky Papaioannou

Enza Gudor

Laurie Willison

Kymona Tracey ←you are here

Norine Borys

Olga Moss

Agnieszka Malyszek

Zsoka Marko

TaeEun Yoo

Erum Tasneem

Rowena M

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you.  The Altenew  products were given to me since I’m on the design team.  The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

Flowing Hearts Stencil Orange Cream Metallic Shimmer Ink SprayCosmic Berry Metallic Shimmer Ink SprayAltenew Fine Alphabet Die Watercolor Palette

Thank you so much!

Altenew Watercolor Brush Markers Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello everyone and welcome to Altenew’s Watercolor Brush Markers Release Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing the brand new Watercolor Brush Markers.  If you arrived here from the talented Norine Borys then you are on the right track. If you arrived here on your own, then you will want to start at the beginning, the Altenew Card Blog so that you don’t miss a thing!

Take a look at my watercolor scrapbook layout:

Watercolor Markers

I love the electric effect the watercolor created on this page. Super vibrant and fun. So was this trip to Universal Studios with my sister, daughter and nieces!

Here’s how this layout was created:

Gather Altenew Watercolor Markers and Altenew Large Watercolor Palette to get started.

Watercolor Markers

Before you can use the markers you have to remove the green ring that prevents the ink from reaching the brush before the are ready to be used.

Watercolor Markers

Squeeze the barrel to release the ink onto the palette.

Watercolor Markers

Use as many colors as you want.

Watercolor Markers

Spritz the palette with water so that the ink can move around when you apply it to paper.

Watercolor Markers

Turn the palette onto the paper and watch the ink move across the paper. Its amazing. I love this palette for this very reason. You can see how the ink moves and make adjustment if you want.

Watercolor Markers

Once you lift the palette, you will see some ink left on the palette that you can place somewhere else on the paper.

Watercolor Markers

Once the watercolor look is to your desire, let it dry. Since I wanted it to dry quickly, I used my heat tool to dry it.

Watercolor Markers

Now it time to add the photo and embellishments. Start with the title. I used the Reflection Scrapbook Puffy Stickers for this title.

 

Watercolor Markers

Type up the journaling and adhere it next to the photo. Use the Date Stamp to add the date multiple times. Splatter some black ink drops for contrast on the page.

Watercolor Markers

Add some thread and Reflection Scrapbook Collection Stickers under the photo.

Watercolor Markers

Pretty cool right?!

Let’s take another look:

Watercolor Markers

What is a blog hop without an amazing gift? Yayyy!!

Prizes

  • Altenew is giving away a $40 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog on Saturday, October 12th, 2018.
  • In addition I have a $20 gift certificate to giveaway from comments left on this post by Monday, October 8th at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Yoonsun Hur

You do not want to miss out on her amazing creations!!

Just in case you lose your place along the way, here is the complete list of participants so that you can find your way back:

Altenew Card Blog

Vicky Papaioannou

Erum Tasneem

Lydia Evans

Keeway Tsao

Norine Borys

Kymona Tracey ← you are here

Yoonsun Hur

Rubeena Ianigro

Laura Bassen

May Sukyong Park

Kelly Latevola

Therese Calvird

Amy Tan

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Svitlana Shayevich

Reiko Tsuchida

Nicole Picadura

Lisa Spangler

Agnieszka Malyszek

Zinia Redo

Kristina Pokazanieva

Virginia Lu

TaeEun Yoo

Sveta Fotinia

Lilith Eeckels

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you.  The Altenew products were given to me since I’m on the design team. The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

Watercolor Markers Watercolor Brush Marker BundleWatercolor PaletteAlphabet Puffy Stickers Sticker and paper bundle Hero Arts - Wagner - HT400 Precision Heat ToolStrathmore - 9 x 12 Bristol Smooth Paper Pad - 20 Sheets

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Altenew Watercolor 36 Pan Set Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello everyone and welcome to Altenew’s Watercolor 36 Pan Set Release Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing Altenew’s Watercolor 36 Pan Set!  If you arrived here from the talented Nicole Picadura blog, then you are on the right track. If you arrived here on your own, then you will want to start at the beginning, the Altenew Card Blog so that you don’t miss a thing!

This beautiful set of 36 vibrant watercolor half-pans coordinates perfectly with our line of ink. They are intensely pigmented, fade minimally when drying, and some colors have lovely granulating effects. They are stored in a convenient plastic case, designed with space for your brush (included) and a palette in the lid for mixing. Some of the case lids snap off upon opening and can easily snap back on after you are finished creating so you can store your mixed paints with the rest of the pan colors.

The set contains

  • 36 Artist Grade Watercolor Half-Pans

  • Plastic Case

  • Water Brush

Take a look at my Watercolor Traveler’s Notebook:

Altenew Watercolor Pan

I recently took a vacation with my daughter to Cuba and it was amazing. The country is a must see. Although the infrastructure is on the decline, you can still see the beauty in the country. We had a blast and learned a lot.

I used the watercolor pan to add color to my pages that would match the colors in the photos.

I love how the watercolors mix and move across the paper. The interesting thing is, I used linen paper and it did well with the watercolors.  I was surprised. The colors are vibrant and smooth.

Let’s take a look inside:

Altenew Watercolor Pan Set

The left photo is in Plaza de la Revolucion. The faces on the building are of Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos, who are two important deceased heroes of the Cuban Revolution.

The right photo is of the port of Havana. So pretty!

Altenew Watercolor Pan

Taxi anyone!!  LOL, I thought this taxi was the cutest thing ever. Three people in the back and the driver in the front. All aboard.

Altenew Watercolor

The photo on the left are locals waiting on the bus to come.

the photo on the right is my daughter walking in town.

Aetenew Watercolor

The photo on the left is a photo of a couple of houses downtown.

The photo on the right is a photo of a women and her children walking down the street.

Altenew Watercolor

Both photos were taken from the sky- Hello Havana!

I used different color watercolors on all of these pages. Perfect way to showcase all of the photos.

What is a blog hop without an amazing gift? Yayyy!!

Prizes

  • 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, August 15th at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog on Sunday, August 19, 2018.
  • In addition I have a $30 gift certificate to giveaway from comments left on this post by Tuesday, August 14th at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, August 20th, 2018.

Promotion

Limited time offer! Receive a FREE Watercolor Pan Case(value $5.99) with the purchase of the Watercolor 36 Pan Set for a limited time. The free gift will be added to cart automatically.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Kelly Latevola

You do not want to miss out on her amazing creations!!

Just in case you lose your place along the way, here is the complete list of participants so that you can find your way back:

Altenew Card Blog

Kristina Werner

Erum Tasneem

Lisa Spangler

Therese Calvird

Vicky Papaioannou

Lydia Fiedler

Kathy Racoosin

Lilith Eeckels

TaeEun Yoo

Reiko Tsuchida

Keeway Tsao

Debby Hughes

May Sukyong Park

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Yoonsun Hur

Nina-Marie Trapani

Rubeena Ianigro

Sanketi M

Joni Nina Andaya

Sandra Dietrich

Kay Miller

Zinia Redo

Suzy Plantamura

Nicole Picadura

Kymona Tracey ← you are here

Kelly Latevola

Norine Borys

Kristina Pokazanieva

Lydia Evans

Gayatri Murali

Terhi Koskinen

Mayline Jung

Virginia Lu

Jennifer McGuire

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you.  The Altenew  products were given to me since I’m on the design team.  The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

Altenew Watercolor Pan Simple Flowers Altenew Mini Hello Tall Alpha

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Technique Tuesday August 2018 Release Countdown Day 1

Hello everyone!!! Today I’m showcasing one stamp set from Technique Tuesday August 2018 Release!! I’m so excited about this release because its all about travel and as you are reading this post, I’m on a nice tropical vacation having a blast!! I will share as soon as I’m back!

Let’s take a look:

Sassy Vacation

I love making list of the items I need to pack because believe it or not, I will forget some of the most important items. That’s because I wait to the day before to pack. LOL, I know, I know. Why would I do that, who knows but I do. So, this list reminds me of everything I need.  My daughter laughs at me all the time.

I used Technique Tuesday Sassy Vacation Memories stamp step to decorate my planning page. The stamps are nice and small and perfect for my planner.

Here’s what I did:

  1. Stamp the two images and sentiment using Altenew Jet Black Ink.
  2. Color the images using Winsor & Newton Watercolors Pan Set.
  3. Add some stickers to the left of the page.
  4. Write down my list using Tombow Mono Drawing Pen.

Super easy and effective!

What more inspiration?

Stop on by Technique Tuesday Blog for more inspiration and to see what my fellow team members created just for you!

Availability:

This release will be available on August 1, 2018 in the New Products category section on Technique Tuesday website.

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. The Technique Tuesday  products were given to me since I’m on the design team. The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

Sassy Vacation Jet Black InkWinsor & Newton Cotman Watercolor Pan SetsMono Drawing Pen

Thank you so much for stopping by!