Sunday, July 1, 2018

Altenew Build-A-Flower: Peruvian Lily

Happy July everyone! I'm super excited to participate in the Blog hop for Altenew's Build-A-Flower: Peruvian Lily The Build-A-Flower: Peruvian Lily set includes 1 6x8 stamp set (14 stamp images) and 1 coordinating die set (2 dies).
This special product is only sold as a set, not individually


Build-A-Flower: Peruvian Lily

Here is a snippet of info on the Peruvian Lily, also known as Alstroemeria, blooms in a variety of colors and is native to South America. Some petals are flecked with darker shades, resulting in a distinctive and beautiful look. This stamp set includes a realistic and incredibly detailed Peruvian lily, designed to be stamped in contrasting or coordinating colors. A lovely leaf and painted sentiment finish off the set.

And here are my projects:
This first card features the Peruvian Lily stamped with all the layers. I used the mini crisp ink sets Rose Petal and Tea Party. By mixing up the different inks, each bloom has it's own unique look, yet coordinate because of the similar color sets used.
The leaves are stamped with Frayed Leaf and colored with the Artistic Markers. The coordinating dies made cutting the images out a snap and then I layered them onto a panel cut from the Spring Shower Cover Die inked with Shades of Purple mini cubes.


Layering Guide


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Creating the next card was a labor of love as I colored the Peruvian Lily  images with both Artistic Markers and Ziggys at my mother's bedside. 
Mom peacefully passed away, in her home, June 12th with her family by her side.  Ending a two year  bout with Lymphoma in victory, because there is no more pain or worry. Only new Life, with a New Body, rejoicing on the Otherside, in eternal Glory with our Creator:)
The final layer of the stamen is embossed with GOLD embossing powder for a simple pop of bling! I LOVE the sentiments that come in the set:)
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And my final project with the Peruvian Lily is a 3D home decor hoopart. So excited at how this turned out!!
I stamped several layers from the Peruvian Lily set onto a 7x7" piece of linen tablecloth of mom's. Then I added color and texture with simple stitches of embroidery thread.  Leaving some areas colored in with the Artistic Markers adds more interest to the piece. The BEAUTIFUL sentiment is from the Simple Flowers stamp set. My rusty embroidery skills quickly improved after a few minutes and I found that stitching was good therapy for a weary soul:) 
To finish off the back side of the hoop, I cut a circle from Pattern paper stamped with the special thank you set from Altenew, and glued it to the back for a clean and simple look.  
These two coordinating projects are my submission for the final challenge at AECP for Level 2.

For MORE inspiration stop by Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog to see what the other designers have created:))

Prizes:
To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to six lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog for a chance to win. Three winners will be announced on the Card Blog, and other three winners will be announced on the Scrapbook Blog on 7/8/2018.

There's one more prize!
Altenew is graciously offering a $20 gift certificate to one random comment left on this post:)) I'll announce the winner, here on this post, by July 6,2018.





Thank you all for the lovely heartfelt comments, prayers and sympathy. I am continually blessed by this Community of crafters:))) HUGS right back!
And now for the winner, randomly chosen:
Congratulations goes out to Stacey Kowbe,who said;
Beautiful projects! Each one has such a unique feel, I love them all. Sorry to read about your mom. I think many of us have gone through the same and feel the same that they are in a better place with no pain. God bless and thank you for sharing your talent!
Stacey, lease contact Altenew at winner@altenew.com by 7/15/2018 with the subject line
BAF: Peruvian Lily Release Winner from LauraJane's Blog.


Build-A-Flower: Peruvian Lily & Ink Bundle


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49 comments:

  1. Hello LauraJane I fell in love with your Peruvian Lily with the Spring Shower cover die. I shy away from creating so many layers and your card made me want to jump in and try. Thank you for a great inspiration. Now that I've visited your blog, I'm a big fan!!

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  2. I can tell already I am going to love this stamp set. Your cards are beautiful. I was sorry to read about your mom. My dad died of cancer in 1978 and I still miss him, but you are right, they are in a better place with no more pain and worry. thanks as always for sharing.

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  3. the more i see of this new stamp set, the more i NEED to have it - your cards are so pretty and the embroidery is so lovely - what a wonderful idea!

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  4. Such exquisite projects- love the colors.

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  5. These are both beautiful. I love the embroidery piece! God bless you and bring you peace and comfort!

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  6. Your projects are wonderful. Love them. Thanks for the chance. Johanne Lacombe

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  7. Both of your cards are gorgeous and the 3D home decor hoopart is just beautiful! I wouldn’t have thought to stamp on linen, so I love this idea! I am sorry to read about you mom; praying for peace and comfort.

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  8. Wow! Fantastic inspiration projects. I love the vibrancy and how creative to create projects on linen.

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  9. Beautiful cards as well as the gorgeous stitching. Love the bright colors of these gorgeous flowers!

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  10. Another really beautiful flower! The detail is amazing and your projects are all so pretty😍

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  11. Your designs are stunning as is the Build A Flower collection. The items you did in honor of your Mother are beautiful and show your love for her. I rejoice with you in her Going Home where there is no more pain or illness and the knowledge that you will be reunited again one day.

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  12. These are such beautiful projects! I love the colors you used. Sorry to hear about your mom, but rejoicing in her victory!

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  13. wow your projects re fantastic - so creative and beautifully colored:)

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  14. You know that your creations never stop amazing us . The cards are so beautifully colored and arranged. And for your project you made an extra pretty amazing flower with all these thread.

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  15. Love the pops of color on your first card and the elegant coloring on the second.
    Sorry to hear about your mom....

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  16. Your designs are beautiful! The middle one is stunning!

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  17. Beautiful projects. Love the different ways you have used this gorgeous set. My heartfelt condolences for your loss.

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  18. Your cards are gorgeous but the Peruvian Lily stamp on the linen is spectacular. Love the colors you chose.

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  19. Beautiful flower set, and you made such a pretty card from it!

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  20. Wow! Your cards and hoop art are all absolutely gorgeous!! That second card is just stunning. Not sure what about it just draws me in. Maybe it's the colour combination of the deep pinks and greens. The little bit of bling is a nice touch too. The hoop art is amazing and so creative. Such a lovely keepsake of your mom using a piece of her linen tablecloth!! Sending my sympathy on the loss of your mom. It's hard for those left behind and yet we rejoice because she fought the good fight, she's finished the race. There's no more pain or tears for her. I pray that God will bring you peace and comfort during this time. Hugs!

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  21. Laura Jane - your artistry and giving soul inspire. Thank you for sharing the news of your mother's amazing fight and her victory over cancer. I know that it truly is a family fight and I am sure she appreciated you being close by her side to give her strength and comfort. Sending you hugs and awe inspired sighs at the story, cards and embroidery you shared to today.

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  22. All of your projects are amazing LauraJane, I especially love the second card, it is so beautiful. I am truly sorry to read about your Mom, my condolences. A year & a half ago, I spent many hours colouring by my Dad's bedside, so I know what you mean about it being a labour of love. (((HUGS))) & prayers!

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  23. I love your second flower and the intensity of the colors.so sorry for your loss.

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  24. Wow!! Gorgeous creations! I love the use of cover die on the first card and the second one is just stunning!! So sorry for your loss!

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  25. Congrats on your level 2 project! It turned out lovely and what a wonderful memory to share with the family. Nicely done!

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  26. These are all super cool! Love how you used this set.

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  27. So sorry to hear of your mother's passing
    but she is free of pain and can watch over
    you now. She is happy to see you using
    her material to make a beautiful embroidered
    flower. The colored flowers are gorgeous
    but the one made while she was sick is the
    most beautiful. thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  28. Wow! Beautiful examples! And all so different! I love the one you did in the embroidery hoop! And the one that you did in markers is gorgeous - it's so bright and vibrant! Thanks for all the great inspiration!

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  29. The second card is so beautiful! I love the colouring you did. And what a great way to commemorate your mother! Sorry for your loss.

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  30. Laura Jane, such gorgeous, rich tones on your lilies!! I love how you stamped the flower and used embroidery!!

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  31. So sorry for the loss of your Mother. Hope working on these beautiful projects brought you peace at a difficult time.

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  32. Gorgeous cards and hoop art, beautiful stamping AND coloring. Sending you peace and comfort on the loss of your dear mother.

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  33. So many AMAZING creations using this GORGEOUS stamp! The details on each one are FANTASTIC! So much creativity!

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  34. Fabulous cards and love the hoop art!

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  35. Lovely projects! Wow, the red lily you colored is stunning and the embroidered flower on your mom's linen tablecloth is such a sweet keepsake! Wishing you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

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  36. Beautiful projects! Love the embroidered hoop one.

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  37. Loved all your projects but the 2nd card was perfect!

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  38. Beautiful projects! Each one has such a unique feel, I love them all. Sorry to read about your mom. I think many of us have gone through the same and feel the same that they are in a better place with no pain. God bless and thank you for sharing your talent!

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  39. Boy oh boy are these gorgeous! LOVE your projects ♥

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  40. Your projects are beautiful, like you said..a labor of love. Thank you for sharing about your loss, I am in awe that you could even do this post. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  41. Such a gorgeous projects and fabulous colors! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  42. Simply exquisite--all of them!! I can't pick a favorite...! Thanks so much for entering your beautiful work in Altenew AECP assignment Gallery. Beautiful colors and design. Well done!

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  43. Your Level 2 challenge entry is amazing-balls! You really took the challenge to the NEXT level. I love your artistry and vision in this masterpiece! Brilliant job!

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  44. Great cards and beautiful embroidery. Such a labor of love. Condolences

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  45. I can't belive how amazing is your project, is amazing and so beautiful!

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  46. Gorgeous colors and textures on your beautiful projects! Love the stitching!

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  47. Absolutely beautiful set of projects. In awe of each of them. Sorry to hear about your mom, I pray that your mom's soul rests in peace.

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  48. Beautiful flowers! I love the colors that you used.

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Simply splendid to hear from you!

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