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Altenew Paint-A-Flower: Clematis Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Everyone! I’m back with another beautiful release from Altenew – the Paint-a-Flower Clematis. This is my last post as Guest Designer for Altenew and I had a wonderful time creating for them!

If you have come from the blog of Svitlana Shayevich, you are in the right place! If you happened by chance, then I hope you hop along with us for a chance to win some exciting prizes! To check out the full list of prizes and more information on the hop, head over to the Altenew blog linked here.

There are $200 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $20 gift certificate to 5 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 02/28/2021 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 7 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 03/02/2021.

The Clematis is a type of vine. That is what makes this stamp set a little bit more unique than the other stamps in the PAF series. They included the trellis as a backdrop for the flowers.

I have a quick and simple card inspiration for you today! I used the stamp set in a slighly different way, offsetting the floral clusters on either corners of the black cardstock. I used Antique Gold Embossing powder which pairs beautifully with the Altenew Metallic watercolors.

Check out how simple it is to create this in my video below! Hope you enjoy my tutorial!

I started with using the Jade metallic color for the leaves. I took care not to use too much water as the cardstock I was using was not watercolor paper. The beautiful thing about metallic watercolors, the less water you use, the more intense the shine specially on dark surfaces.

After watercoloring the leaves, I took the Copper metallic color and painted the middle of the flowers. After that I used the Amethyst metallic color for the outer part of the petal. Then I took some Gold Pearl paint also from the same palette and splattered it all over the card.

I stamped the sentiment “Strong is the new Beautiful” also from the same stamp set with embossing ink and heat embossed it with Antique Gold embossing powder. I did the same with the edges of a piece of white cardstock and matted the panel with it to match the heat embossing.

I hope this project inspired you! And though this is my last project as guest designer, I hope you do come again and visit me for more inspiration!

Next stop on the hop is the wonderful Lilith Eckels.

‘Til next time!

Anna

Thank you for visiting my blog. I truly appreciate it! You can also find me on Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest and Facebook.

FULL HOP LIST:

Altenew Card Blog

Jaycee Gaspar

Vicky Papaioannou

Emily Midgett

Jenny Colacicco

Nicole Watt

LauraJane

Amber Rain Davis

Michelle Short

Norine Borys

Seeka

Therese Calvird

Kelly Griglione

Nathalie DeSousa

Dana Joy

Terri Koszler

Virginia Lu

Tina Smith

Laurie Willison

Verity Biddlecombe

Maryam Perez

Preeti Chandran

Agnieszka MaΕ‚yszek

Karen Brown

Svitlana Shayevich

Anna Mahtani (you are here!)

Lilith Eeckels

Barb Engler

Tenia Nelson

Christine Pennington

Teresa Litchfield

Amanda Baldwin

Yoonsun Hur

Cheryl Espie

Kelly Latevola

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Note: I am affiliated with some online stores including Altenew, Concord & 9th, Hero Arts, Brutus Monroe and Trinity Stamps. If you use any of the links above, I get a small commission from these wonderful shops at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support!

76 thoughts on “Altenew Paint-A-Flower: Clematis Release Blog Hop + Giveaway”

  1. STUNNING! Soooo gorgeous. The black cardstock and the metallic watercolors are magical. This reminds me I must get some metallic watercolor to try this fabulous look. Thank you for sharing!

  2. I have not seen the metallic watercolors before. What a cool product. They really show up well against the dark cardstock.

  3. Your metallic watercoloring is enchanting! It shines and glistens unlike any watercolor I’ve seen before. Just beautiful. Watched your video and I agree that the embossed lines make a difference in the finished product. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Wow! This is absolutely stunning! Great use of the metallic watercolor on the black card stock to make those colors pop. I love how you stamped in the corners too.

  5. Thank you for this video, it’s greatly appreciated. I am more a visual crafter and get so much more from videos than written descriptions. Beautiful card.

  6. I would have never thought to color the new Clematis image with metallic watercolors but it looks fabulous! Very bold and dramatic looking. Nicely done!!!!

  7. Oh this is gorgeous! I’m holding on to all your tips with metallic watercolors. The offset stamping is terrific, makes you feel like you’re getting more out of the beautiful clematis stamp! Love black stock and sparkles!

  8. That is a gorgeous use of the stamp set! It’s like seeing a garden at night lit by the stars. Thank you for sharing this outstanding beauty of a card!

  9. Very elegant card!
    It reminds me of a stained glass window.
    Thanks for the inspiration and for sharing your talent!

  10. What a striking card! Leaving the trellis as just gold embossed lines is perfect for this card to let the flowers literally shine. Your layout is very appealing as well. Thanks for the great ideas.

  11. Gorgeous card. I love the beautiful clematis and the black background with metallic watercolors is amazing!

  12. Elegant card with a powerful sentiment. I do have some metallic paints and plan to give your technique a try. Inspirational. Thank you for sharing your creative talent.

  13. I just love that you used the metallic watercolors for this card! The colors are so much more vibrant on that black cardstock ❀️

  14. Anna, this is the first time I’ve been to your blog and I’m in awe. You are an amazingly creative artist. You took the Altenew Clematis stamp to a totally new level. I am most definitely going to subscribe to your You Tube channel and blog. What an inspiration!

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