Hi there! Happy Monday! Today, I’m excited to be a stop on the Altenew Color Therapy blog hop! This hop celebrates all things coloring, which, if you’ve visited my blog before, you know is one of my most favorite things, in any and all mediums. I absolutely love Kathy Racoosin’s 30 Day Coloring Challenge. It provides me with a wonderful daily excuse to get out my coloring mediums and just play! From Altenew:
Altenew is collaborating with the amazing Kathy Racoosin from The Daily Marker to inspire crafters to find joy through coloring. Kathy is celebrating her 14th 30 Day Coloring Challenge until the end of November 2019. This blog hop is meant to encourage you to participate by coloring something and share it on social media using the hashtag #thedailymarker30day. We hope they find “Me Time” and enjoy the benefits that coloring will give.
I began by stamping a few of the individual floral sprays from Precious Peony using Ink on 3 Fadeout Ink on some hot press watercolor paper. I then used the Winter Wonderland Watercolor Brush Markers to do some no-line watercoloring on these pretty peony images in one of my favorite “fiesta” color schemes- bright yellows, oranges, and fuchsia. I die cut both sprays with the coordinating dies.
Next, I stamped some elements from the Baroque Motifs stamp set onto a panel of deep fuchsia cardstock using Magenta ink. I also blended some more Magenta ink on the opposite corner of the card front using blending brushes.
I created the sentiment using the Sentiment Strips stamp set and the Tall Alpha die set. I first white heat embossed the greeting from Sentiment Strips on a strip of pretty marigold yellow cardstock, then die cut “sweet” from some more yellow cardstock using the Tall Alpha die set, adhering all of the pieces to the card front using liquid adhesive. I cut one of the peony die cuts in half and created a unique bouquet for the damask corner of the card front, adhering the die cuts using foam adhesive. The last step was to add some pretty sparkles for a touch of bling!
Well, that’s all for my project today! I hope you’ll participate in the Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge…. it’s so much fun, and so relaxing! Now, for some fun giveaway information!
Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 5 lucky winners and Kathy from The Daily Maker is also giving away her original 5”x7” watercolor artwork(including a custom frame). Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog by 11/22/2019 for a chance to win.
We’ll also draw a winner to receive a $15 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 11/24/2019.
Thank you so much for stopping by today! Your next stop is Jaycee Gaspar. Here’s the full hop list in case you get lost:
Altenew Card Blog
Emily Midgett <— you are here
Nenette S. Madero