Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Tulip Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hey everyone, welcome back! I’m so excited to join Altenew for the brand new June 2020 Craft-a-Flower Tulip Release (ALT) and Blog Hop! Thanks so much to Sketch Starter legend Nicole Watt, for relaying you over to my blog. If you get lost along the way or want to relive the amazing inspiration from the team of designers for this release, head back over to the Altenew Card Blog or keep reading to find the complete blog list.

Craft-a-Flower Tulip Release

Craft-a-Flower Subscription

Craft-a-Flower: Tulip

Craft-a-Flower: Tulip Gradient Cardstock Bundle

What I love about scene cards is that they’re easy to mentally visualize. I get frequent comments and questions about finding creativity or where to find inspiration. The simplest answer I have for that are scene cards, but I like to take that a step further and look for a feeling or an associated memory. For the Craft-a-Flower Tulip, I went somewhere in my memory and made a scene based on the image I remember.

I remember my time overseas while living in Germany, my family and I visited the iconic Holland tulip gardens. The scene I remember as a kid were a sea of tulips, but on this particular day it was foggy in Holland. There was a faint mist that surrounded the tulips next to this creek and it created this haunting daze. I tried to replicate that mysterious feeling around the flowers that I saw in the tulip garden.

I started with assembling the flowers. I made an ink blended panel using the Spring Bouquet family of inks. I used the second and third detail layer to color the flowers and left the base layer a cream cardstock. I also made an ink blended panel from the same ink set for the tulip stems and leaves. Then I made a blue ink blended gradient for the foggy background, die cut a circle in the center, and rotated the circle before gluing it down to my card base. After adding gold splatters, I finished this card off with a sentiment and white sequins.

Materials and Supplies

Craft-a-Flower Subscription

Craft-a-Flower: Tulip

Ink Blending Tool (Large)

Spring Bouquet 6 Mini Cube Set

Garden Picks 3D Die Set

Blossom Wreath Stamp Set

Mini Blossom Die Cutting Machine

Make A Statement Sequins Bundle

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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.

Team Altenew will 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 06/23/2020.

Thank You!

I really appreciate you stopping by and participating in this blog hop. If you like what you’ve seen from me, please give me a follow over on my Instagram (@jaycee.gaspar) and/or subscribing to my blog and YouTube if you haven’t already.

Your next stop is Therese Calvrid‘s blog!

Altenew Card Blog 
Laurie Willison
Nathalie DeSousa
Virginia Lu
Lilith Eeckels
Maryam Perez
Nicole Watt
Jaycee Gaspar
Therese Calvird
Erum Tasneem

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