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Altenew 5th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 1

Did you hear? Altenew is turning Five!! Join the hop for tons of inspiration, prizes, and special offers! If you made your way here from the lovely Kristina Pokazanieva’s blog, then you’re right on track. 

Altenew 5th Anniversary Blog Hop + Giveaway

Today we’re celebrating our Altenew favorites. If you follow me, then you know one of my all time favorite color families is Sea Shores.

Whether it’s ink pads, watercolor pans, brush markers, alcohol markers, or ink sprays I love them all!!

Altenew Beautiful Peony with Alcohol Markers

I was lucky enough to snag Altenew Artist Markers Set D in January and I put those babies through their paces for today’s card.

I saw such amazing inspiration when Beautiful Peony was released that I just had to color it up. Here’s the thing though I’m not a seasoned colorist and these are intricate flowers! Based on this card, I “think” I should stop calling myself a beginner colorist because I really impressed myself with the outcome. But, I still feel like a beginner!

No-line coloring with Altenew Artist Markers

I love a challenge, so I decided to do some no-line coloring. Stamping in Mountain Mist, the lightest color ink from the Sea Shores Crisp Dye Ink collection allowed the stamped lines to disappear. Gotta love how all Altenew mediums coordinate!

The video below shows the speed coloring of one flower with some voice-over tips.

In true Amber fashion, I got stray ink on the center of my card. I had only colored a few petals, but I was not starting over. So, I grabbed the Beautiful Peony Mask Stencil Set (best product evah!) and masked the flowers. 

Since I had stamped 2 of the largest flower I had to cut an additional mask. Once the flowers were masked, I lined up the Gradient Stripes Stamp Set to ensure it covered my stray ink splotch and stamped several times in Permanent Black Ink.

Masking & Stamping with Gradient Stripes Stamp

I was loving the look of those bold stripes against the flowers, but I set the card aside for 1 week before I felt I could tackle another flower. Lol! It took me an hour to color 1 flower. No way I was doing them all in one sitting. ;o) Hey, I said I wasn’t seasoned. 

Altenew Artist Markers with Beautiful Peony

Once my coloring fatigue subsided, I finished up the flowers and added thanks die cut from Altenew Signature Words Die Set. I cut it twice, once each from Mirror Gold cardstock and Jet Black cardstock.

Altenew Beautiful Peony with Alcohol Markers

I didn’t add any other embellishments, just a clean and simple almost 1 layer card. I hope you enjoyed this card today and have a blast celebrating Altenew’s 5th Anniversary. Thanks so much for stopping by today! Be creative and Breathe · Ink · Inspire.

As always supplies are linked below as well as the next stop on the hop. Altenew is running the special below for a limited time, so be sure to check that out. 

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Supplies

Prizes

Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 5 lucky winners and one Altenew Academy class to 10 lucky winners. There are also 14 awesome companies/crafty friends who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:

Be sure to leave comments by 4/12/2019 for a chance to win! 33 winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew Blog on 4/20/2019.

Next Stop

The next stop on the hop is Chameleon Art Products and the full Day 1 list is here in case you get lost along the way. Enjoy the hop!!

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221 Comments

  1. You have mastered the use of alcohol markers. I love the colors you chose and viewing the steps to making the card. It’s gorgeous.

  2. Joyace Feheley says:

    What a beautiful card. You are so talented. Thank you for sharing.

  3. I love this color set too and it looks beautiful and elegant the way you combined it with the black and gold. I agree with others — you definitely don’t seem like a beginner at coloring!

  4. Korey McCormick says:

    Those flowers look so real. Awesome.

  5. stunning card…beautiful coloring…

  6. Gorgeous card Amber! Those flowers just pop out against the striped background.

  7. Angie Cammack says:

    Your flowers are just amazing! Thank you for sharing, and all the great tips!

  8. Kandice Johnson says:

    Absolutely love the use of black and white, makes the flowers pop! Beautiful job. Thanks for sharing your creativity!

  9. Tamara Miera says:

    Wow! These flowers are just gorgeous! The colors you chose are some of my favorite! Just a stunning card!

  10. Amazing! You definitely are not a beginner colourist 🙂 I love how 3D the flowers look, like they’re made of soft tissue paper!

  11. Wendy Lambert says:

    Just a stunning card. The flower colors are just gorgeous!

  12. TracyM #6773 says:

    ABSOLUTELY STUNNING card!
    LOVE your BOLD & BEAUTIFUL design, ADORE your flowers … a TRUE labour of LOVE … SO GLAD that you took the time to bring the blooms to LIFE – WOW!
    THANK YOU for sharing and INSPIRING 🙂

  13. Heather Mills says:

    Ummm . . . NO, I would definitely not say you are a beginning colorist! This is absolutely gorgeous!!! Your coloring is stunning and that black and white background is a fabulous contrast to the green flowers!

  14. Jenrescuemama says:

    The gradient stripes stamp in black against the bright color of the flowers is stunning! Beautiful coloring!

  15. This card packs a powerful punch Amber, and yet it’s soothing. Can’t quite explain it, but it’s beautiful 😊.

  16. Deepti Aggarwal says:

    My goodness… I don’t have words for this beauty… Simply Gorgeous..

  17. Nandini Karmarkar says:

    Wow! Stunning work, Amber! Love the beautiful flowers. They look real enough to touch. And I love the bold stripes in the background. I have been a fan of Altenew right from their first release. Their designs just seem to get better and better every time. Hope they keep growing and delighting us with fabulous new products.

  18. Love your coloring and the striped background.

  19. Sherrie Hutton Johnson says:

    Oh how beautiful! Absolutely breathtaking! Stunning!!

  20. Renee Allen says:

    It’s all been said, ‘beautiful’, ‘stunning’, ‘amazing’ and ‘WOW!’

  21. Kris Reeves says:

    Wowsers! That is simply stunning!

  22. Kris Reeves says:

    Wowsers! That’s simply stunning!

  23. NOTE TO ALTENEW STAFF:
    I’m entering this comment for DENISE FREEMAN. If Denise is randomly chosen please contact me for her email address. Thanks!

    OMG! That is such an awesome card. I must card lift! You are truly amazing and with the great products from Altenew – it’s a win, win. Thank you Amber, Thank you Altenew & Happy Anniversary. Thanks, Denise

  24. ann kowalczyk says:

    Interesting card & clever cover-up!

  25. What a beautiful card and amazing flowers. No, you’re certainly not a beginner! The video was so good. Loved watching you and enjoyed your narration.

  26. Simply stunning! No words but sure would love to be able to color like this.

  27. Eva Scraps says:

    Oh wow! This is such an amazingly gorgeous card. Your coloring abilities are fabulous and the colors and stamping are perfection!
    Crafty hugs, Eva Scraps

  28. Your card is gorgeous! And, I love how the design was informed by your mistake! Don’t you love those happy accidents? Also, I agree that you’re no longer a beginning colorist! 🤗✨☀️

  29. Siobhan Burtlow says:

    Stunning design! Happy Birthday Altenew!

  30. Hege-Annie Simonsen says:

    Wow, I love your awesome coloring! Stunning! Happy Birthday, Altenew!

  31. Geri Stuart says:

    Happy Birthday Altenew and many more! You did a fantastic coloring job! Love this card!

  32. jeanmarmo says:

    Stunning!!! This is one of the prettiest cards I have seen.

  33. Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing.

  34. Louise E. Coviello says:

    I love the bold colors on this card. Beautiful job.

  35. Lisa Moiine says:

    Oh my gosh Amber! Your gorgeous card just took my breath away when I saw it! It’s so gorgeous! Thank you for the fantastic inspiration!

  36. Bonnie Eng says:

    Gorgeous colour and detail on your card – love it!

  37. Bonnie Eng says:

    Incredible card – your flowers are gorgeous with wonderful detail!

  38. Lieve Stoffels says:

    Your card is a beautiy, an eye-catcher ! Your colouring is amazing !
    Spring greetings from Belgium.

  39. Amy Peyton says:

    This is such a neat one layer card. I love the details and how the background makes the flowers pop!

  40. Simsim Mahmoud says:

    Wow! Stunning card! These color combination is so gorgeous! Thanks for the beautiful inspiration.

  41. oh wow, striking – great coloring and I love the gradient strip stamp too!

  42. Jenny Nus says:

    Love those colours and your card is outstanding. Thanks for the process video your blending is remarkable.

  43. Wow, for being unseasoned and even taking so long to color the flowers, they are gorgeous! In the photos it almost has a 3D effect. Love it! Thanks for sharing and those artist markers are awesome. Happy Anniversary Altenew!

  44. Linnea Sundstrom says:

    yes, safe to say you’ve graduated from beginner! beautiful!

  45. I love those Sea Shore colors!! Glorious. Your blending is remarkable!!

  46. CarolAnnH says:

    Your coloring is STUNNING on this beautiful card!!!

  47. Janeen Thompson says:

    absolutely stunning

  48. Margarita Navarro-Rivera says:

    You are definitely not a beginner colorists! I love the teal flowers!

  49. Stacey Kowbel says:

    Beautiful card! Your colouring is absolutely gorgeous – the dimension you added is incredible!

  50. You are amazing! These flowers are so beautiful and worth the effort.

  51. You have an amazing colouring skills. Those flowers are just simply stunning. I also love the luxe finish on the card. Beautifully bold and luxurious

  52. Teri Spracklin says:

    Oooh! The depth you’ve created here with shadows is incredible!

  53. Beautiful card and your coloring is amazing.

  54. Cynthia J Faulkner says:

    Well, now I need this marker set. Gorgeous

  55. Margery C says:

    Amazing card. The flowers look like the are popping out of the card.

  56. Kirsty Vittetoe says:

    So so gorgeous!

  57. Denise Bryant says:

    Very striking card! love the contrast!

  58. snazzy jj says:

    Beautiful card! Love your wonderful coloring and amazing style!

  59. Judi Szyndrowski says:

    OMG the colors are spectacular. So loving this.

  60. Stephanie Z says:

    Beautiful coloring on your card 🙂

  61. Well, Amber, you moved up to expert colorist in my book! This coloring is amazing, and your card is gorgeous! Love how you corrected your little mistake, too. Thanks for sharing with us in all these blog hops at Altenew, and Happy 5Th Anniversary!

  62. Carmela Hubler says:

    Amber, your flowers are amazing! So much depth and dimension. Lovely!

  63. Betty Keefe says:

    the black and white stripes accent your gorgous flowers so beautifully!

  64. Cynthia Koop says:

    Absolutely outstanding! I love watching your videos. Your coloring is so beautiful you inspire me to learn how to color better especially with alcohol markers. Thank you and Happy Anniversary Altenue!

  65. Patty Mello says:

    Hi Amber. Your card is absolutely stunning!! I love your honesty as you blog. The flowers are so beautiful, they look like they could take an hour each.

  66. Sheila Qualls says:

    No you are definitely not a beginner! The shading on these flowers is phenomenal! Nice job!

  67. Pat Holcomb says:

    Wowser! If you are a beginner, you went from Beginner To Master in one card! This is beautiful!!!! Thank you for sharing witih us.

  68. Erin Thomas says:

    Just, WOW! This card just knocked my socks off! I am dying to get my hands on some of those Altenew artist markers. Looks like you have them mastered!

  69. What a wonderful card! A lot of love went into this card-thanks for sharing : )

  70. Please don’t call yourself an amateur after this. This card is gorgeous and your flowers are amazing! Beautifully done!

  71. Judy Everett says:

    Wow, what incredible colors and possibly the most clever cover up I’ve ever seen. Thanks for sharing the mistake and cover up, it is inspiring.

  72. Annalisa Young says:

    You deserve to be impressed by these results; they are magnificent! Holy cow, the dark shading and how you articulated each petal? Incredible. Isn’t it funny how our crafty brains will come up with projects? “I’m still pretty new at this, so let’s do something super complicated and difficult! :D” This was absolutely worth all the time you put into it, and I appreciate you sharing with us. (Especially the part where the gradient stamp was to fix a smudge! I never would have guessed, and I think the bold black lines really add to the card.)

  73. Aimee LaCroix-Slocum says:

    Beautiful card!! I would never guess that you are a newer, were newer, colorist. Your coloring was fantastic and the color is SO gorgeous! Love the stripes and flowers!

  74. Henriëtte MK says:

    I love your gogeous card, the teal on the black and white striped background is stunning.Thank you for your inspiration, video with tips and participation in this great Altenew 5th Anniversary party.

  75. Carol Rossouw says:

    Well done Altenew! And congratulations! I really love your wonderful projects – especially your pretty flowers. Thanks for the card inspiration! Your colouring is stunning!

  76. The flowers are gorgeous !

  77. Beautifully done! The flowers are stunning against the dark bold background. Love!!! Congrats to Altenew.

  78. Those flowers are absolutely stunning with with the bold lines background! They really pop. Beautifully done! Congrats to Altenew!

  79. Vicki Kroll says:

    Your card and coloring is awesome. The black gives the flowers so much depth. You are definitely not a beginner with this technique!

  80. Barbara Stoneburner says:

    BEAUTIFUL card and outstanding coloring.

  81. valeriekleinward says:

    Oh. My. GOSH. I am dying!!! This card is eveything that I love! Absoultely stunning and one of my faves from this hop!!!

  82. Cheryl Rigney says:

    Absolutely gorgeous, Amber!! Your coloring is stunning! Thanks for the video. I appreciate your tips and tricks.

  83. Linda Dampier-Dicks says:

    This coloring is WOW. I’m with you, seaside is such a pretty set

  84. Jean Cross says:

    I am in awe and I applaud you for your coloring a the amount of depth you get from your coloring. I am not a colorist but it was fun watching you create. Your patience and dedication are admirable!

  85. cathy heinemann says:

    Your coloring is amazing!

  86. Sue Hudson says:

    So striking, I’m a teal girl too and I am so impressed. You just gained another fan!!

  87. Gorgeous creation, I love the bold teal flowers against the black & white stripes! Altenew, CONGRATULATIONS on your 5 year anniversary! What an awesome celebration!

  88. MS CAROLINE LIVERMORE says:

    Beautiful Card! Happy Birthday Altenew!!!

  89. OMG ! Watching you coloring is like watching a magic ! It is so amazing ! I just became a subscriber. TFS

  90. LINA MARIA PENA says:

    I love the contrast of the dark background and the bright flowers! I love this card. Also, Happy 5th Anniversary Altenew!

  91. Amber I am so glad you’ve come to the (very obvious to me) conclusion that you are definitely not a beginner colourist anymore. I am blown away by the beauty of your card. Although I can look at something & see why shadows were put where they were, do you think I can sit down & colour or paint & place shadows in the right places? Nope… I applaud you even if you had to take a long break in between. It would have likely taken me all day to do one flower & believe me, it wouldn’t have compared to yours. Bravo!

  92. Laura Petruso says:

    Beautiful and your coloring is great!!!

  93. This card just pops! I love your color choices and design. Anyone would love to open their mail and receive such a card. What a day brightener. Thanks for sharing it.

  94. Beautiful card, love the colors! Happy birthday Altenew!

  95. Krista Knight says:

    I love this bold and graphic card. The black, white, and teal looks awesome

  96. Cynthia Cole says:

    Your card is amazing and aweome!

  97. Karthikha Balasubramanian says:

    WOWWW!! Gorgeous coloring!! This is one vibrant and fabulous card I’ve seen! And with those masks and bold stripes, no one would ever know you had covered a mistake! Hats off to your work! And ya, please don’t call yourself a beginner, you have gone up the ladder a lot! (I’m at the first rung of the ladder haha)

  98. Ann-Louice Myhrberg says:

    Stunning coloring! Love the black shadow it makes the flowers stand out.

  99. What a happy accident with the ink splatter. The bold black stripes highlight your beautifully colored flowers.

  100. Velichka Zheleva says:

    Happy anniversary Altenew 🙂 Lovely card :* Regards from UK

  101. I love all of the new ideas!

  102. Kathee Tomlinson says:

    If this is what amateurs looks like, I’ll be amazed when you say you’re an expert! That card is stunning!

  103. Surekha Galagoda says:

    Dear Amber
    Wow you are surely not an ameteur but a genius. I loved the colors and the
    technique.
    Thank you for being so honest. So that we know the struggles youll make to create these absolute beauties.
    I am going to bkmark your blog for the future.
    May you and your family be blessed with Gd health and happiness always
    Happy 5th Birthday Altenew and thank you for brining these talented artistes on board so that we could not only enjoy but learn from their creativity.

  104. How beautiful card! I love the colors you went for. I could imagine myself wearing a dress with this style – b/w stripes and teal/turquoise flowers 😀

  105. Robin Schaefer says:

    My absolute FAVORITE color combination! Well done and BEAUTIFUL!

  106. Debbie Smith says:

    Wow this is amazing – love the quality of colouring and choice of col

  107. Marzena Ziuziakowska says:

    Oh my! This is so bold and vibrant. I just love the black stripes on the background with the amazing turquoise on the flowers. What a fabulous mix!

  108. Karen McClure says:

    Such a vibrant card so eye catching xx

  109. omg your no line colouring is amazing!!!

  110. Stunning card! Thank you for the inspiraton!

  111. Tracy Casil says:

    Very pretty card! I love the flowers!

  112. Sandhya Iyer says:

    Wow! that coloring is just awesome!

  113. crafty Lorraine says:

    Very intense colors. Simply love it.

  114. Heather Nelson says:

    WOW!! Love your stunning colors and flowers!! The Black and White make your card pop!!

  115. Your card is absolutely amazing. I love the color of your flowers… It is just so so outstanding.

  116. Robin Hill says:

    Great job on the coloring. Love the gradient black against the flowers!

  117. Keionna Baker says:

    This card is definitely my favorite. I must try this

  118. Your colouring was worth the hard work! Stunning!

  119. Anthony Macaluso says:

    This card is gorgeous.

  120. Pam Jemmett says:

    This card is amazing. I absolutely love it. The detail is supurb. Thanks for sharing.

  121. Kelly Kuharik Braund says:

    Wow! This is a really amazing card!

  122. Bonnie Ditto says:

    Swoon worthy coloring.

  123. Bonnie Ditto says:

    Your color choices are exquisite. Swoon!

  124. Tracey Landt says:

    Oh Amber, this card is magnificent. Gorgeous colouring. The background suit the blooms beautifully. Thank you so much for sharing your talents with us.
    Tracey x

  125. These colors are amazing!! Watching your coloring vid helps and inspires me to use my markers more. I always feel like such an amateur with markers and everything turns out cartoony. TFS this bold card design!

  126. susan strawser says:

    Wow – great card – love the contrast. Thanks for sharing … and for participating in the anniversary celebration

  127. Retta Lutte says:

    This is a stunning card! I think your coloring is just gorgeous! You are definitely not a beginner anymore!!! Loved the video, too!

  128. Theresa Petermann says:

    fun blog hop. loved your video. thanks as always for sharing.

  129. Deborah LeMarbre says:

    Wow! This is stunning….my favorite on the blog hop so far. Wow wow wow!

  130. Karen Flowers says:

    What a striking card! You did a wonderful job of coloring.

  131. Katherine Briggs says:

    This card caught my eye right away. Love the rich color and depth.

  132. Jennifer Sears says:

    Intense and luscious flowers! You certainly have graduated beyond beginner colorist status. Thank you for sharing your work!

  133. barblibrarian says:

    Amazing coloring! Thanks for the inspiration..

  134. Nenette Samson Madero says:

    You are definitely NOT a beginner colorist after this one. <3 Amazing coloring and stunning card design as always, Amber! Thank you for continuing to inspire us all!!! Warm regards

  135. Rose Mary Smalley says:

    What a striking card. Oh, my goodness….it just turned out gorgeous! A beginner you are not…that is very clear…..Beautiful job! Thank you so much for sharing this card today….and great video too! I subscribed!

  136. I LOVE that teal color and how it pops from the BLACK AND WHITE!! Happy Birthday Altenew! 5 years! WOW! Amazing. THANK YOU for all your inspirations!!

  137. Amber, this is stunning as always, and you’ve done amazingly with the colouring. WOW!

  138. Melissa Friedrich says:

    Beautiful card, the b/w background is stunning for these gorgeous teal flowers. Fabulous coloring too!

  139. You really did a great job as a ‘beginner’ colorist! I think the paces you put the markers through were well worth it! I also admire you for planning so far out in advance that you were able to let it sit for a week before you went back to your project. I would have had trouble making the flowers all match if I had done that, but you totally knocked that out of the park with no issues what-so-ever! The flowers are wonderfully colored and expertly I might add! I think the creative way you covered up your ‘opps’ was most excellent. One can not go wrong with black stripes! FANTASTIC WORK!

  140. Cindy Chiu says:

    Stunning design, the flowers are really eye catching!

  141. BrendaLea Abbott says:

    You did one fine job coloring these flowers and creating the card. I can see why you like the seashore colors!

  142. This is just amazing!! I love the flowers and your coloring is breathtaking!!! Beautiful card!

  143. Oh my! Those flowers are amazing. I feel like I could reach out and touch them! You did an amazing job of coloring them and making them look real.

  144. Rachel Brown says:

    Wow, your coloring is stunning! Beautiful card!

  145. OMG!!! You’re card is gorgeous. The colouring is stunning.

  146. Beautiful flowers….beautiful card! Thank you for sharing!

  147. Julia Aston says:

    Wow – your coloring makes these flowers SO dimensional! gorgeous!

  148. Dianna Fitzpatrick says:

    So beautiful!

  149. Absolutely gorgeous card. I love the colors and the black gradient stripes!

  150. Kristen Snoozy says:

    This is stunning! Way to go back and working on it again at a later time. You definitely found success

  151. Donna Wyant says:

    I love the color of the flowers. But what inspired me the most was actually showing that you/I could make a mistake/accident when making a card and how you calmly saved the card with a fix. .

  152. Patti Bailey says:

    Wow!! Gorgeous!!!

  153. Tiffany Born says:

    Wow…amazing! Thank you!

  154. Annette Reed says:

    Your coloring is gorgeous! These flowers are beautiful, as is the card itself. I really like the color of the flowers joined with the black stripes and foiled sentiment. So Pretty!!

  155. Beautiful coloring and that stripe really sets it off

  156. What a rich looking card. The black stripe is perfect with those flowers.

  157. Mary Collier says:

    What a beautiful and dynamic card. Very elegant. Thank you fro sharing.

  158. Kandice Johnson says:

    Love the color scheme. The green flowers against the black and white background is absolutely stunning. Great job as always. Thanks for sharing your creativity!

  159. Such a bold card. Took my breath away 🙂

  160. Jo Malicoat says:

    Such an elegant card – with such great Altenew products!

  161. Brenda Kuder says:

    Your flowers are very beautiful! Great Job!

  162. Dee Earnshaw says:

    WOW the coloring is sensational – pure eye candy!!

  163. Lisa luluvision says:

    Oooh! Your card is so stunning and bold! I love it!! The flowers are colored so beautifully!

  164. Melissa Harris says:

    So gorgeous! I love your color choice!

  165. Elizabeth B says:

    Oh no Amber. You are not a beginner at all. These flowers are off the charts beautiful. Your talent amazes me. I’m still reeling from the jewel you created on the Altenew book nameplate stamp! To me you are an expert and you showcase Altenew stamps and dies insanely well!

  166. A gorgeously dramatic card – and loving the colouring. Fabulous celebration of the Altenew 5th Birthday

  167. Helen Kalb says:

    Happy 5th to Altenew!
    You are a colorist, it is clear to be seen. I also smudge my cards all the time and like you I find a way to fix the problem most of the time 😉

  168. Kathy Dippner says:

    Love how you colored the flowers. The teal with the black is beautiful. Teal is my favorite color also.

  169. Jane McGill says:

    I am so impressed with your coloring. The flowers turned out beautifully. Good job covering up your oops !!! Turned out so well.

  170. Colleen M Balija says:

    Beautiful coloring! I love those colors

  171. Colleen M Balija says:

    Your flowers are so beautiful. And you definitely are an advanced colorist!

  172. Lynne Felkar says:

    Your colouring is definitely not that of a beginner! And I would never have guessed that the stripes covered anything. What a stunning card.

  173. Kimberly Asman says:

    Your colouring is fantastic! This is a stunning gorgeous card (my favorite color set too!), and I love how you used the Gradient stamp set…with theses flowers! Happy Birthday Altenew!

  174. Susan David Jacobs says:

    Oh my goodness. This is so beautiful. Yummy colors done so well.

  175. Wow, this is just Gorgeous.. love the colors.. Happy Birthday Altnew

  176. Beautiful card – loving the colors! I love Altenew. My ‘wish list” is huge and forever growing. Happy five to Altenew on a job so well done!

  177. Janice Hixon says:

    You are definitely a colorist! What a beautiful card, and without dropping that little bit of ink it would not have become the gorgeous card it ended up becoming.

    1. Thanks so much Janice! I’m constantly dropping or smearing something on my cards. It doesn’t phase me much anymore, I just find a way to cover it up. ;o)

  178. Cat Craig says:

    Stunning card, and I love the never give up and make it work attitude. Not only that but those stripes add such a great sense of movement and texture. Your coloring is fabulous.

  179. Absolutely Love the colors. Great card. TFS

  180. Your card is stunning! I love how the stamp line disappeared, made the flowers 3d-like. Love the Artist market set d and i’m so happy I found a use for the gradient stamp set lol.

    1. Thanks so much Roni! Oh, I love Gradient Stripe Stamp Set. I’ve got a video with a two-card set using it if you wanna check it. It was only the 3rd YouTube video I ever made and my production quality has come along a bit since then. ;o) https://youtu.be/nygQwWyiY3E

  181. Ericka Strange says:

    Gorgeous card and amazing coloring. Those flowers are so stunning and the stripes really make them pop. Beautiful job!

  182. Laura Granat says:

    This card is amazing!! Love the Altenew products!

  183. Deborah K says:

    Gorgeous card! I like how you “masked” your coloring error. Fabulous save!

  184. Sandra Heitman says:

    Gorgeous job. Altenew gives us so many ways to create beauty.

  185. Gorgeous coloring! The flowers just pop off the page! Happy 5th Birthday to Altenew!

  186. Ann Kulseth says:

    FABULOUS card – what a great save. It is gorgeous. Love the colors. Happy Anniversary Altenew!

  187. Lynne Ingram says:

    My favorite card in the hop. The green with the black stripes is stunning,. Happy Anniversary Altenew

  188. Happy Anniversary Altenew , Very pleased to be a part of your success 5 years ago 🌷 , much more success to come .

  189. Joy Meadows says:

    What a beautiful card. Love it!

  190. RalphnShirley says:

    Wow! I’m in awe of your coloring skills!

  191. Gorgeous no line coloring Amber! These colors are absolutely striking! Thanks for the inspiration!

  192. Dawn M. Block says:

    Love Love Love your card!! Stunning!!

  193. Linda Meyerkord says:

    So bold and beatiful. Love Altenew.

  194. nikill65@yahoo.com says:

    I love the greens you used in this card!! So pretty!!

  195. Sue McRae says:

    What a striking card! Love the color combo and your amazing coloring!

  196. Krissy Sue says:

    Wow 5 years. Happy Anniversary Altenew! Love supporting small companies.

  197. Kim Salito says:

    What a fabulous card, I am totally wowed. Happy Birthday Altenew! Love your cards.

  198. Terrie Rodrigue says:

    Wow the color of those flowers with the black stripes is outstanding….I love the deep color for the flowers…well done and tfs

  199. Kelly Parker says:

    Oh My!!! love your coloring on this card. The green is stunning!!

  200. Kre8tivekate says:

    love LOVE love this card!

  201. Gorgeous card! I love how stunning the flowers are against the black and white.

  202. Tanna LoHouse says:

    This is by far the best card and my favoritenoutnof everything I’ve seen so far. Stunning!! Jennaddzzz@gmail.com

  203. Sue Symens says:

    Wow. Amazing coloring on those flowers!

  204. Becky Partan says:

    Wow, wow, wow! This card is gorgeous. The black stripes give it an elegance. I’m impressed (and envious)! Thanks for sharing.

  205. Kailash Naidoo says:

    Absolutely stunning card, love it!

  206. Betty Sherman says:

    Beautiful modern card!

  207. Sandra Stein says:

    This card is just gorgeous and I love the technique.

  208. Scott Pegg says:

    Happy Birthday, Altenew!

  209. Kathleen Caffey says:

    Love the bold color combined with black and white.

  210. Debbie Rumpza says:

    Wow your coloring is STUNNING! I feel like I can almost reach out and touch those petals!

  211. Kelsey Thomas says:

    I really like the colors you used for the flowers! They are beautiful!