Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Double D Blog Hop for Altenew

  PLEASE NOTE: if you have been following me by email, you will have to sign up again because Feedburner is now obsolete. The sign up is to the right, just plug in your email and you will get notified whenever I publish a new post. Thanks!!!

Dear Ones~

Welcome to the FABULOUS
 Our Double D Challenge Blog has been invited to participate in a HUGE blog hop and there are so many wonderful Challenge Blogs participating. We are in very elite and creative company! Here they are:
The purpose of this hop is to bring an awareness of all the CHALLENGE BLOGS out there.  It's wonderful to have all the information in one spot. It is my great good pleasure, along with my Double D Teamies, to be able to share my creations using fabulous Altenew products with you. Here is what I have come up with:
Altenew is famous for their wonderful layered floral dies and I really enjoyed using this Craft-a-Flower Tulip die set. I don't have any Altenew card stock, so I took some white and colored it with Altenew Inks. I just smeared the ink cube all over the paper. Worked pretty well. The pattern behind the circle is a really fun multi layering stamp set by Altenew called Pattern Power. There are several different patterns in this set, and when stamped multiple times in different positions with different colors of ink they give a unique 3D effect. The greeting was stamped with Espresso Ink and fussy cut.

The Ingredients:
Kraft and White Card Stock
Altenew Inks In: Sand Dunes, Rocky Shore, Mocha, Espresso, Sweet Leaf, Hunter Green, Blush, Coral Bliss, Rouge
Altenew Craft-a-Flower Tulip Die Set
Altenew Pattern Power Stamp Set
Altenew Golden Feather Stamp Set for Greeting
 Spellbinders Classic Circle Die
 Here is another card I did as well:

This one is really classic Altenew. They are well known for their beautiful floral illustrations which lend themselves very well to coloring, so I thought I would do this simple card. I just stamped the several floral images on Bristol, using masking to layer the flowers and leaves. Then I colored the resulting image with Zigs.

The Ingredients:
 White Bristol Card Stock
Altenew Wallpaper Art Stamp Set
Altenew Build-a-Flower Anemone Stamp Set for Greeting
Stash Striped Patterned Paper
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens
Altenew Jet Black Dye Ink

 $250 in total prizes!!! To celebrate this fantastic blog hop, Altenew is giving away $25 gift certificates to TEN LUCKY WINNERS. Winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced over at the Altenew Blog on September 5th, 2021.
  Special Offer  
FREE U.S. SHIPPING with code HAPPYO8A8, or $5 OFF international shipping with code SHIPPINGO8A8 at checkout on orders over $39 from 8/10/2021 at 12:01 am EDT to 8/11/2021 at 11:59 pm EDT. Shop here: https://altenew.com/collections/all-altenew-products
 NOT VALID on prior purchases. Cannot be combined with other promo codes.
I hope you will join the fun and maybe find a new Challenge Blog you didn't know was out there. As always, I adore your comments, thanks so much for stopping by.
Until next time, here's to celebrating your Creative Muse!!!!


  1. WOW! These are both just amazing! LOVE the design on the 1st card ... so unique and beautiful and your coloring on the 2nd card is AMAZING! Fabulous inspiration ... thanks so much!

  2. You over achiever you! I love them both. Great layering dies and your coloring on the second one is grand. Love that background on the tulips and it really adds to your total design. I am pinning them both!

  3. Double WOW!! These are both so beautiful. Love the 3D look of the background circle on the first one and your AH-MAY-ZING coloring on the second one.

  4. Two beautiful entries. Great idea to use the inks to color the paper to get the shades of pink. Just beautiful.

  5. I love the colors you used on the tulips, Judy. I think coloring your own paper works well with the Craft-a-Flowers. Your Wallpaper Art flowers are gorgeous. I love the dark red with the black and white stripes.

  6. These are both gorgeous Judy! How did I ever miss that layered tulip die???? That's now at the top of my wish list. The coloring on your second card is ridiculously stunning! Wow!!!

  7. So WOW! Love your Springtime Tulip card, so pretty and that stamped background has so much depth! Your 2nd card is gorgeous! Love the water color technique and your masked layering design. That striped paper makes for such a lovely accent too...it all just POPS!

  8. Wow, these are fabulous AND beautiful! The background on the first is AMAZING! Both cards are totally gorgeous!!

  9. Lovely cards Judy and your designing looks great. x

  10. Love the layered tulips & your colored blooms are really beautiful! PS--I did send Gina my ModSquad card as soon as I finished it. Hope you're right & she likes it.