Hey everyone! It’s time for the December 2020 Stamp Release, which means I’m so excited to join Altenew for the brand new Quiet Reflections Stamp & Die Release (ALT) and Blog Hop! Thanks so much to Amanda Baldwin for relaying you over to my blog. If you want to relive the amazing project ideas 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. Don’t miss the wonderful giveaway opportunities as well–more on that down below!
Quiet Reflections Release
To accompany the Healthcare Heroes and Grocery Heroes stamp set is this Postal Heroes Stamp Set. I love that even if you don’t encounter the same postal worker on a regular basis, this stamp sets coordinating sentiments suit a variety of occasions. I used the Buffalo Plaid Builder stencil to add a postal envelope “United States Postal Service” edge to this card. Then I used the Delicate Polka Dots Washi Tape to add hints of packaging tape for a fun handmade feel.
Materials and Supplies
Postal Heroes Stamp and Die Bundle
Delicate Polka Dots Washi Tape
Buffalo Plaid Builder Stencil
Watercolor 36 Pan Set
I got the inspiration for this card and color palette from my boss’ blouse. It had this no outline look to the flowers and stark contrast in the petals and leaves. I added additional layers of Artist Markers to intensify some of the petals and give a bit more variation between the two flowers. I finished this card with black splatters, enamel dots, and a beautiful sentiment from Signature Words Die Set.
You Are Beautiful Stamp/Die/Simple Coloring Stencil Bundle
Green Fields Enamel Dots
Altenew Artist Markers Set D
Signature Words Die Set
The instant I previewed this Goldfish Pond Stamp Set, I imagined a scene with a traditional Eastern watercolor look. I watercolored the goldfish to a koi fish color palette and even added gold elements where I could. To make the water background, I sloppily added areas of color onto vellum, then used drops of isopropyl alcohol to help the ink lift and move–similar to liquid alcohol marker refill inks on yupo type paper.
Goldfish Pond Stamp and Die Bundle
Watercolor 36 Pan Set
Metallic Watercolor 14 Pan Set
Watercolor Paper Set A2
$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $40 gift certificate to 3 lucky winners and a $20 gift certificate to 9 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 12/09/2020 for a chance to win.
Altenew will draw 12 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 12/11/2020.
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