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Classy Watercolor Florals & Background

Welcome to another fabulous Altenew hop! If you made your way here from Jen Show’s blog, then you’re right on track. Visit the Altenew Card Blog to start at the beginning.

Let’s take a look at the full release before we get started. There’s a fantastic mix of layering sets, outline images to color, and sentiments for celebrations and everyday use. Shop with affiliate links.

YouTube Tutorial | Classy Watercolor Florals & Background

All the details to create this boutique-style watercolor card are in my video. Watch it here or in HD on YouTube. Be sure to like and subscribe if you haven’t already.

Breezy Bouquet Stamp Set

Breezy Bouquet Stamp Set is a clever stamp set! The linework on the paper wrap isn’t complete so you can easily stamp the bouquet without masking. Yaas! I love it when Altenew simplifies our crafting!!

Altenew Breezy Bouquet

Even though my bouquet and paper wrap is stamped directly on watercolor paper, the die-cut tag adds just enough dimension to make the whole arrangement pop off the page. That’s an excellent added detail and I even tied mine with some black thread.

I painted the images with Altenew Watercolor 36 Pan Set. For the background, I painted soft vertical stripes with Mountain Mist. Lastly, I covered the flowers with Wink of Stella. What do you think?

It’s a Feast Stamp Set

It’s a Feast Stamp Set is perfect for celebrations throughout the year! When choosing what sets to purchase, I always look for sets like this that can be used year-round.

Altenew It's a Feast

The background panel was created by blending a light layer of Mountain Mist Crisp Dye Ink over the Diamond Snowflakes Stencil. Next, I stamped the large laden table and colored it up with Altenew Artist Markers in Rose Petal, Tropical Forest, Sea Shores, and Warm Gray.

Poppy Garden Stamp Set

Poppy Garden Stamp Set is chock-full of gorgeous blooms ready for your favorite coloring medium. These little buds were calling to me.

Altenew Poppy Garden

First, I ink blended Mountain Mist over a circle mask and Altenew Halftone Stencil. Next, I stamped the little buds in Permanent Black Ink and colored them with Rose Petal and Tropical Forest Artist Markers.

To finish this simple card, I die cut the thin hello sentiment from Handwritten Hello Die Set and stamped a sub-sentiment from Poppy Garden.

That’s a wrap, guys! Thank you for hopping along with us and to Altenew for inviting me to guest design this month. Give me a shout out down below to enter the giveaway.

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Prizes

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 11/13/2019 for a chance to win.

Altenew will also draw a winner to receive a $20 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 11/16/2019.

Next Stop

Your next stop is one of my favorite crafty friends, the lovely Jenny Colacicco. The full list is below for you!

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Maryam Perez
Therese Calvird
LauraJane 
Nathalie DeSousa
Kelly Griglione
Svitlana Shayevich
Jennifer McGuire
Virginia Lu
Jaycee Gaspar
Kelly Janes
Norine Borys
Altenew Scrapbook Blog
Jen Schow
Amber Rain Davis <<< You Are Here
Jenny Colacicco
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Zinia Redo
Laurie Willison
Ashley Tucker
Reiko Tsuchida
Agnieszka Malyszek
The Hedgehog Hollow
Keeway Tsao
Lilith Eeckels
Caly Person
Emily Midgett
Kymona Tracey
Mindy Eggen
Erum Tasneem

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47 Comments

  1. Sheila Bacon says:

    Love the cards. Thanks for the video! Very helpful

  2. Kathy Dippner says:

    Beautiful cards! I love the simple little poppy sprig from the set. Made a lovely looking card.

  3. Love the cards! The feast is a lot of fun. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Amanda Steele says:

    Thanks for sharing your cards with us and for making a video too.

  5. Marisela Delgado says:

    such wonderful cards

  6. Thanks for sharing your cards they are beautiful.

  7. Great cards – I love the soft, subtle texture in the backgrounds!

  8. Mendy Crumpton says:

    Love that bundle of flowers on that card. Gorgeous color combo.

  9. Great cards! I especially love your bouquet. It looks very life-like. Thanks for the video and the inspiration.

  10. Cyndi Morris says:

    Beautiful cards. Your coloring is amazing.

  11. Lauryne Cunningham says:

    Beautiful cards! I enjoyed watching your video- you’ve inspired me to do more watercoloring!

  12. Sheri Hartman says:

    Your skill with watercolor is amazing!

  13. Stunning cards Amber. Loved the video and watching your watercolouring process.

  14. So Lovely! Thank you for the inspiration!

  15. Patty A Eifert says:

    Beautiful cards, great coloring!

  16. Stacey Kowbel says:

    Fabulous cards! I love the feast card!

  17. Sharona Lewis says:

    I love the bouquet. I really love the Feast. You’re such a great colorist.

  18. Love the video–thank you.

  19. Fabulous cards, Amber! I especially love that gorgeous Breezy Bouquet!

  20. Kimberly Ligocki says:

    Love the bouquet wrapped in paper. And, by the way, your “Stranger Things” cards are hilarious.

  21. Susanbcards says:

    Beautiful colors! I love the Feast!

  22. Nana Griffin says:

    Beautiful coloring on your cards.

  23. Love your beautiful cards! What a great release. Thanks for sharing!
    ~Ginny K.~

  24. Heather Nelson says:

    Beautiful cards! Lovely water coloring!

  25. I agree with you that Altenew made the Breezy Bouquet set so easy to line-up. I have Altenew florals and the Vases bundle, but this will make it so easy to create pretty cards like yours!

  26. Mark M Sielski says:

    Wonderful inspiration!

  27. Pretty cards. I love the colors you used.

  28. Meghan Kennihan says:

    Gorgeous coloring! I LOVE your CAS designs!

  29. Beverly Jordan says:

    Am loving your table setting!!! Like a rainbow!!!! Gorgeous girl!!!

  30. Kathy Toth says:

    Just love your work!

  31. Tammy L Davis says:

    Beautiful cards, Amber! I will be back later to check out your Zentangle!

  32. Susan Strawser says:

    Beautiful. Thanks for sharing your cards.

  33. Marisela Delgado says:

    awesome cards

  34. Rema DeLeeuw says:

    Your projects are beautiful. I am loving this new release!

  35. Catherine L says:

    Pretty cards and colors! I love the subtle stencils you used too.

  36. Heidi Rees says:

    Beautiful! I love the soft subtle details in the background against the beautiful florals!

  37. Melissa Friedrich says:

    Gorgeous cards, LOVE the Breezy Bouquet fine lines AND no need for masking! The Feast is so fun and love your color combo, and your watercoloring on the bouquet is so pretty. I need to show restraint too with water coloring too much – it helps me to have another image to color and then sometimes I can leave the image with less coloring.

  38. Such beautiful cards! Such talent, thanks for sharing!

  39. Terri Young, CZT16 says:

    Beautiful cards. you make watercolor look so easy. Thanks!