Friday, January 24, 2020

Altenew January 2020 Stamp/Die/Stencil Release Blog Hop + Giveaway + Video


Hello and welcome to my stop on the blog hop celebrating the January 2020 Stamp/Die/Stencil Release at Altenew. The full Blog Hop list is  at the end of my post. If you saw Altenew's booth at Creativation 2020, you may have caught a glimpse of these new stamps already. It is a HUGE release with something for everyone! 

Take a look at the entire Release below:


I'm excited to share what I have created using several of the newest stamps and dies. Now take a look at the fun I had creating with many of those new products!



First up I have watercolored the Incredible Stamp Set using the Incredible Mask Stencil to easily ink up the composition beforehand.


These large billowing blooms are the perfect images to practice watercoloring. I simply stamped the three Incredible blooms in Warm Sunshine crisp ink then added the watercolor to each petal (wet on wet technique)..and allowed dry time in between for definition. 


Here's a sneak peek of three pans from the new Artist 24 pan watercolor set releasing next month.
You bring JOY to my life... Featuring:
Artist Watercolor 24 pan set...Coming February 2020

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Below is another card in which I used the Incredible Stamp Set and Incredible Mask Stencil:
With this one, I used the masks and stamp to create a one layer background. I then blended color onto each flower using the stencil. Heat embossing the radiating centers was all the embellishment needed to finish the card.
You are very special...Featuring:
Crisp inks: Ruby Red, Coral Berry, Warm Sunshine, Azurite, Andromeda

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The Retro Plantines Stamp & Die Bundle is a bold and beautiful set of branches of Leaves. We can never have too many leaves in our stamp arsenal! 
I heat embossed the set with Rose Gold EP then cut them out with the dies.And finished by popping them onto a stitched background and border with the String Art Rectangles Die Set as a guide for my stitches.
Hello Awesomeness...Featuring:


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If you are a FAN of and own  the Painted Fantasy Washi Tape this next product is a MUST-Have.
Watercolor Halftone Die Set actually cuts out those beautiful watercolored clusters from the washi!!! How cool is that?!?! Can I get a YESSS!!!

This beautiful Die cut below sits on top of the new Bold Floral Drape Stamp Set,
I created the polka-dot BG with a little stamp kissing technique and the Dainty Swiss Dots Stamp Set: on the Bold Floral Drape Stamp Set ))
Sending Hugs...Features:
Crisp Inks: Rubellite, Ruby Red
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Here is a super easy card using the Watercolor Halftone Die Set and Painted Fantasy Washi Tape.
This time I added some splatter to the Die cuts for more interest. The Metallic Watercolor 14 Pan set is perfect for this...just give it time to dry on the washi before handling.
Hello Lovely... Featuring:

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And finally, if you are looking for a unique watercolor stamp check out the Watercolor Halftone Stamp Set, This has that Halftone texture found in all the other Halftone sets...However, this one has distinct floral images to get an easy watercolor look for your projects.
I REALLY enjoyed creating these two cards!!
To achieve this look, I DIFFUSED the colors with mini ink daubers on the Watercolor Halftone Stamp & Die Bundle. before making the impression on cardstock. I made a video which makes it easier to explain :)



Our newest Grand-baby arrived, so I was a wee bit behind on the voice over :)) However, You can watch the video below or on my YouTube Channel.



Happy Anniversary...Featuring
Crisp Inks: Olive, Moss, Warm Sunshine, Fresh Lemon, Coral Berry, Ruby Red, Grapevine



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This one is a one layer card featuring the same DIFFUSED ink technique from the previous card.
Here are the Crisp Ink colors  used:
Greens:
Olive,  Parrot, Moss, Evergreen
Yellows: 
Warm Sunshine, Fresh Lemon, Honey Drizzle, Maple Yellow
Reds:
Puffy Heart, Coral Berry, Ruby Red, Grapevine
Purples:
Fuchsia, Deep Iris, Midnight Violet, Cosmic Berry
I simply LOVE the varied ink blended results!!

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That's all from me today..Please leave a comment below telling me your favorite stamp or die from this January 2020 Stamp/Die/Stencil Release. There are so many to choose from!

I still have my eye on the Simple Beauty Stamp Set; A fabulous set with Multi layers as well as Outline floral images.
And I couldn't leave without mentioning the Stand Alone dies in this release!! There are 3D MountainsRounded Rectangles Die Set, and Ornate Cover Die,

Hop along to your next destination, Ashlea Cornell, to see more Fabulous samples.

Blog Hop List

Leave comments for chances to WIN!!
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 1/30/2020 for a chance to win.
******* We’ll 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 2/2/2020. 

We’ll 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 2/2/2020.


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LauraJane:)

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61 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards Laura Jane!!! I especially love the watercolor halftone cards- gorgeous! Now I know I NEED to get those! ��

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  2. Your watercoloring is inspiring! Working on it!
    LLL

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  3. I love your diffused technique. Absolutely beautiful. Headed to the video now! Thank you.

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  4. Your cards are so pretty, Laura Jane! Loved watching the video showing your diffused technique.

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  5. Such wonderful cards! I always love to see what you do with florals. These are so pretty!

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  6. Love the colors you chose for these designs. Simply beautiful and creative.

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  7. Wow - so many stunning florals - it's a breathtaking display of the new release. I absolutely love the colours you used for the halftone watercolour cards.

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  8. Wow, your cards are gorgeous. I love the watercolor flower one the most. thank you

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  9. Thanks for the amazing inspiration. I love the new release, especially the Tartn set.

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  10. Beautiful water coloring! I had to order those dies that go with the washi tape. I think it is the prettiest. I am hoping maybe they will come out with dies for some of the other florals.

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  11. It's so hard to pick a favorite, but if I could only get one, it would be the tartan set. The watercolor halftone is climbing up now after these samples. The video helped with the stamping diffusion style.

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  12. What a wonderful release of gorgeous new products. Love all your card creations and enjoyed seeing your diffused inking technique. I think my favorite of all your cards is the very first one. Your water coloring is beautiful... truly 'incredible'.
    P.S. Congrats on your new grand-baby!

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  13. Congratulations on the new grandbaby! Love the video and card.
    The big blooms on that Incredible stamp set are gorgeous.

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  14. Congratulations on your new grandchild! Your watercolors are beautiful and the heat embossed leaves are so elegant.

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  15. Stunning creations! Love the water coloring!

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  16. These are all incredible! YOUR WATERCOLORING IS AMAZING!

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  17. All of these are beautiful, but I especially love the last two using the Watercolor Halftone set and the diffusing technique! Wow!

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  18. Wow! You sure were on a roll when you sat down to create all these wonderful cards. I am very intrigued with the new halftone florals. Love your cards showcasing that set.

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  19. Everything in this release is amazing, love the new dies, but you did a fantastic job showcasing the new stamps too Laura Jane! Thanks as always for the fabulous inspiration!

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  20. Beautiful cards! I really enjoyed your video!

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  21. Love the watercoloring demo and instructions. Can't wait to try. This is such a beautiful release! Thanks Altenew and all the amazing artists!

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  22. Your very artistic cards are mini works of art. I especially love your watercolor with the Incredible set. Thank you for sharing your talent.

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  23. You have so inspired me with the incredible set it’s definitely now at the top of my list. Every card is so awesome I want this whole release! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  24. All your cards are so inspiring, the incredible set has me itching to get busy and create.

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  25. Wow!! Beautiful creations!! Your first one is just stunning as well as the one you made in the video!!

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  26. Your watercoloring is jus beautiful. An amazing lineup of inspirations.

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  27. These are gorgeous cards! Love the lightness of your watercolors! Best release ever by Altenew!

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  28. Gorgeous cards. Your coloring is amazing. Great showcase for this fantastic release.

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  29. Amazing cards. Love the watercolor one. :)

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  30. Great ideas and lovely watercoloring.

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  31. Your watercoloring is fabulous! Love all your cards!

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  32. Wow! love what you did with that halftone stamp. Congrats on the new grandbaby. :)

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  33. Love what you did with these gorgeous florals! Fabulous cards!

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  34. I didn’t think the colors would look saturated enough for me at the beginning of the video—wrong! Beautiful work. Altenew dies floral stamps like nobody else. Love them all.

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  35. your cards are pure eye candy - love them all - thanks for all the inspiration

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  36. My goodness Laura-Jane. These are all so incredible. Love the Halftone watercolour set. Your diffused inking is stunning.

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  37. Such beautiful water colored designs.

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  38. Your watercolored cards are spectacular!.Love all color choices and designs. Awesome release and inspiring.

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  39. Congrats on your new grand-baby!! Oh my your bright and happy cards make me smile!!

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  40. Beautiful cards! I love your watercoloring on the first card and thanks for showing your diffused inking technique.

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  41. Stunning as always, Laura Jane! You are a master gardener in the crafting world!

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  42. Beautiful watercoloring, but it is that string art with the gold-stamped foliage melted my heart! Thanks for the inspiration. And congrats on your newest grand-baby!

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  43. Wow, you never disappoint with your stunning cards! Absolutely gorgeous collection of cards.

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  44. Oh my!! You are on a roll! Gorgeous floral creations!! I lovvve them all, especially the first 2! <3 <3

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  45. Wow, wow, wow!!! You were busy! These are all fabulous!

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  46. OH MY WORD! Beautiful cards! Love the colors!

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  47. I love, love, love the selection of colors you use when you stamp or paint flowers! Wow! Your stamping and watercoloring of the Incredible flower stamp was just amazing! It made the flowers look see through, and yet the flowers just jumped off the card. Margaret Roder

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  48. Wow ...love the variety of cards and the cool techniques you did.

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  49. Beautiful cards! Loved the video, thank you!

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  50. Stunning projects. My favorite is your first card. Love the colors of the flowers and how the green boarder make the flowers really stand out. Thanks for sharing

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  51. Lara Jane you have so many beautiful cards here! I wish I knew you so I could get one of these beauties in the mail! I love the water color washes and they die cut outs of the washi tape! YEEESSSS!!! They are all so fun to look at and enjoy! I also really dig how you used the black sentiments upon the colors for such a great contrast effect and to really brighten the colors. FAB!

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  52. So pretty and colorful. I like the embossing too.

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Simply splendid to hear from you!

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