Hello and welcome to the Altenew Rustic Charm Blog Hop, celebrating the release of stamps, dies, stencils, embossing folders, washi tape and more! If you’re arriving here from Vicky Papaioannou’s blog, you’re just where you should be. If not, simply click back to the beginning of the hop at the Altenew Card Blog and you won’t miss anything!
Also, this is a double-post day, so if you’re looking for The Greetery’s Day 2 reveal post, you can find it here.
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If you’re thinking, wait, what? Didn’t I just see these cards? You’re right, you did! I shared them on the Altenew Card Blog at the beginning of this hop, but I wanted to share them here as well, just in case someone missed the hop order.
I used the Cozy Winter Vibes stamp set to create this card and the next one. The stamp set has three large images that can be coordinated on a larger format card or individually as stand alone images.
On this card I stamped with Obsidian Pigment ink, let it dry for a minute, then colored the images with Altenew watercolor paints. I added splatters with black paint and white gouache paint, some wonky pen outlines with the Altenew Fine Liner Pen set and a few clear sparkling sequins to finish the card. The sentiment is one included in the Cozy Winter Vibes stamp set.
I used one of the same images again on one of the papers in the Gel Printing Soft Washes paper pad, stamping with Permanent Black Crisp Dye ink and leaving it uncolored against the Northern Lights-esque sky backdrop. I stamped another of the sentiments in the Cozy Winter Vibes stamp set, then added some white cardstock die cut snowflakes from the Layered Snowflake Dies set.
For my last card, I chose another of the gorgeous patterned papers from the Soft Washes paper pad (it would take me a long time and a lot of paper and paint to get results I love as much as this one!). I didn’t want to cover any more of the color than was absolutely necessary, so I stamped with a large floral outline stamp – from the Simply Spring stamp set – and left it uncolored.
I die cut the large “you” die cut from the Bold You Die set, then stamped it with the coordinating “you” from the Bold You stamp set using Obsidian Pigment ink and heat setting with clear embossing powder. I added the scripty sentiment below stamping directly onto the patterned paper with Permanent black ink. A few complimentary colored enamel dots complete this card!
Thank you for hopping with us today! Your next stop on the hop is Dana Joy’s blog, but before you go, be sure to check out the gifts and prizes on offer!
- Get a FREE brand new Rustic Charm Mini Inspiration Guide with every order from 10/05/2021 through 10/07/2021. Shop HERE!
- Get a FREE brand new Online Cardmaking Class with every order from the new Rustic Charm Stamp & Die Release Collection from 10/05/2021 through 10/11/2021. Shop HERE!
$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 10/11/2021 for a chance to win.
Blog Hop Order:
Norine Borys – You are here.