Saturday, May 27, 2017

Altenew Stamp Focus

Hello friends!
Warning: photo-heavy post 
It's my turn to share some projects with you over Altenew.
You can see the latest collection  here.
This time is about Stamp Focus which features 4 projects (yup, 4!!!!) with one stamp set.
 I trust that you did the Altenew May Release Blog Hop and Giveaway, if not, click here .
 It is not too late to hop along and comment to win.

The featured stamp is

 Pattern Play Diamond

 shop Altenew, 

Card #1: simple stamping with clever patterns

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Does this card reminds you of the men's sweater? 😉
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Card #2: stamping and embossing at its best

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The embossing powder I used here are Golden Peach Embossing Powder (Altenew, SSS)  

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The sentiment is from Crafty Friends (shop Altenew, Simon Says Stamp) Love that one so much!

Card #3: colorful background stamping compliments the focal point

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  The focal images are stamped with the new stamp Budding Thanks (Altenew, Simon Says Stamp). You can get the entire Best Bud and Budding Thanks bundle here.

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 I used white Nuvo Droplets to add the white accent in each diamond.

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Card #4: pairing up white-embossing and pattern paper is a good thing


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I love the ease of using pattern paper. I utilize the pattern paper from New Day Card Kit (shop Altenew, Simon Says Stamp)

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The white embossing is gorgeous in this, right?

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Check out the new Altenew White Embossing powder...it is really really white!

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For more information and details about today's projects, please visit Altenew blog.
I would LOVE that you stop by and leave me some love.
And don't forget....I will pick a lucky random winner from all of my May Altenew posts.
You could get a  $15 gift card (and $30 gift card from the blog hop) to Altenew online store.
Winner will be announced on June 1st.

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You can now purchase Build-a-Flower (Magnolia) over Simon Says Stamp (see here).
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Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, May 26, 2017

Embossing a Detailed Background

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I am popping in with another post about Simon Says Stamp Release.
You can see my previous post about the same stamp here.
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The Rebecca Lace Background is truly intricate and detailed. 
However, how does it look with embossing?

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The shine that it adds is absolutely amazing.
I used the ink-smooshing technique to create the colorful background.
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I hope your day is as bright as this embossed card. 
Thanks for stopping by! 
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