Altenew-November Release Blog Hop

altenewbloghop_nov152016Hi there! I’m excited to be joining Altenew for their November release blog hop!
Altenew-Happy DreamsMy first project features the new Happy Dreams stamp set. I embossed the feather image in clear onto watercolor cardstock. The I did some “smoothing” with distress inks and added some tiny black flicks with Gansia Tambi paints.Altenew-Happy DreamsThis next project showcases the gorgeous new Adore You stamp set.Altenew-Adore YouI embossed the blooms in clear and then blended in several different Altenew inks.Altenew-Adore YouTo celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew blog by Monday, November 21st at 11:59 PM ET for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew blog on Tuesday, November 22nd.
Here is the full blog hop order:
Altenew
Debby Hughes
Wanda Guess
Lydia Evans
Yana Smakula
Amy Gray
Kathy Racoosin
Agnieszka Malyszek
Lisa Spangler
Marika Rahtu
Jennifer McGuire
Therese Calvird
Joni Nina Andaya
Sandy Allnock
Svitlana Shayevich
May Sukyong Park
Laura Bassen
Thanks so much for stopping by!

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262 thoughts on “Altenew-November Release Blog Hop

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  3. These cards are fabulous. The first is so simple but elegant and the second makes me smile. Such a great use of color on both.

  4. Both your cards are very pretty! Your first one with the feathers is my favorite (I love feathers). Love seeing all your cards and watching you on YouTube. You crack me up! Thanks for sharing.

  5. I love the delicateness to your first card; love the tiny black splatters, too.
    And your 2nd card is so pretty & rich in colors.

  6. Oh, wow! I almost didn’t see the feathers in the first card. I was just admiring the simplicity of the color and sparkle with the black&white sentiments. The second card is over-the -top lovely. Thank you.

  7. Hey Laura! I don’t really keep up with blogs anymore, but I always see your gorgeous projects in my email. Had to stop by today to say how much i LOVE your card with the white embossed feathers and the ink blending. So dreamy, so hopeful, so perfect for the sentiments you added. Many cards are pretty, but that one has a lot of meaning too. Hugs, kelly

  8. WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! I am so in love with these BOTH! I love the embossed feathers and background on the first one and the second is so elegant! I love the flowers and the opening for the sentiment! I am going to try this with a few of my dies! Thanks for the inspiration!

  9. I’m sure every single comment above and below mine are saying the same thing: awesome, wonderful, inspiring, beautiful, lovely … all the really great descriptive words, right? It’s truth though, I love your talent, your cards, your art. Thank you so much for sharing. Have a great day!

  10. Two BEAUTIFUL cards! The card with feathers and watercoloring is truly dreamy. And the Adore You flowers are just perfect.

  11. I see more rainbow colours on your Adore You stamped card! Absolutely fabulous Laura! The one with the feathers is a different design for you. It really makes the sentiments pop tho! Great job!

  12. Those ink blended flowers on the second card literally make my heart sing!!! I would love to see a video of this if you had one. I love your personality and I always laugh while watching your videos as well as learning something…doesn’t get much better than that!!

  13. Fantastic cards. Thank you for sharing your ideas and techniques. Love the Adore You stamps and how you colored the flowers.

  14. Fabulous hop, beautiful stamps. However, yours was my favorite of the hop. I have put this set at the top of my wish list.

  15. I always like when a card cut is off the card, it gives me something to try and get right, I like the flower card it is pretty and you did a really great job on it.

  16. Both your cards are so cool today! Love the soft looks of these cards. The second one especially made me go “aww… ooh…!” makes you want to whisper – so soft and gentle

  17. You must get so tired hearing how awesomely creative you are! I just think the feather card may be the most beautiful, ethereal deliciousness ever!

  18. The POP of colors on the feather card and the perfectly colored flowers on the 2nd card show that you are a MASTER! You are so creative. Love your designs and all of your creations.

  19. Beautiful cards, I love the soft watercolor smoothing with the feathers and the vibrant flowers around the stitched oval, so pretty!

  20. When I saw the feather one, I thought it was a mistake…in the sense that it is such a different look for you! You are versatile! The second one is beautiful…as usual, your blending is flawless and gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

  21. Ok you just finished make no my decision Laura. I knew I wanted this stamp set…now I need this set Adore You! Your card is the best love the different colors and the embossing, just makes it pop.

  22. Wow, these are gorgeous. I love the white embossed feather and colour wash in the first one. The stitched oval running off the edge of the 2nd card in so unique and the blooms are stunning.

  23. Both cards are great but the first one is my favorite!I just love everything about it…the colors, the textute, the sentiment…Subtle, yet stunning!

  24. I really like both of your cards, Laura! The colors are so pretty and the designs well thought out. Altenew’s release is giving us some fabulous stamp sets and dies. I definitely need to break out my wallet for this one!

  25. Lovely cards Laura! The colors are absolutely stunning! I truly adore the Adore You stamp set and the cascade of color around the oval die cut.

  26. Beautiful cards Laura!!the colors you used are so pretty!! And I really love the background on your New Years card !!

  27. Your cards are stunning! The adore you card is truly amazing to look at. My favourite out of all the cards in the hop. Just beautiful β€οΈπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜

  28. Really like both cards. Just bought a feather set and will try to make one like you did. I know feathers are embossed but what are the white circles that looked embossed on card?

  29. I adore your adore card idea and I am running out the door with it tucked into my idea grab bag. Please don’t stop me. I MUST make a card like this. Love it!

  30. Out of all the cards I’ve seen on this blog these two are my favorites!! I hope that some day I will be able to design cards as nicely as you have here!

  31. WOW both cards are amazing. I love the clear embossing with the colouring over the top it’s such a lovely effect. Have an amazing day. Cheers Donna Z πŸ™‚

  32. I love the new Adore You stamp set and look forward to receiving it. Your blended coloring is fantastic. You are one of my favorite designers and I look forward to your posts everyday. Thanks for all the inspiration.

  33. Always love your work!! The feather card is so soft and touching!! You make such a beautiful presentation out of random colors. The bold colors on the other card is stunning!! Love that one!!

  34. Absolutely stunning! Adore You and Happy Dreams are on my ‘must have’ list; perfect images and sentiments to create cards for my little niece who’s growing up and discovering more about the ‘big world’ she’s entering! I want her to know that no matter what her dreams are, I’ll always support and encourage her! Thank you for sharing ‘beauty’ today…
    ~carol

  35. Love the embossing and the colours you have used really makes the cards pop. This is a great blog hop, well done Altanew!

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  37. Your white embossed flowers are beautiful and I love the watercolor background with the feather on your first card! Both are very pretty!

  38. WOW! I am honestly out of adjectives to describe how amazingly beautiful both cards are. I really like the “Adore Me” card – so clever of you to cut out that frame!

  39. Stunning projects as usual ! I love the softness and delicacy of the first card and I love the colours and design of your second card ! I think the Adore you stamp set is my favourite in this new release ! Thanks for sharing.

  40. Beautiful, subtle Feather images Laura:)) Of course I LOVE the way you colored the BLOOMS on the second card, so very YOU!

  41. Such beautiful designs, Laura. I love the embossed images and pretty watercolor background for the feathers. Of course, the Adore You flowers are AMAZING πŸ™‚ Thank you for your inspiration!

  42. Both your cards are beautiful but I love those flowers!! They are just gorgeous and I love how you made their detail pop with the heat embossing!

  43. I love both your cards – the clear embossing with the pretty watercolouring and the (almost) rainbow of beautlful flowers are so lovely!

  44. Thanks for sharing the two beautiful cards you created for this blog hop. I love your second card using the Adore You Stamp Set!

  45. I love the white resist feather design with the pretty watercolours behind Laura, and then the ‘C’ shaped cut out for the sentiment with the beautifully coloured flowers framing it. Two gorgeous cards. x

  46. I’ve always loved feathers. I’m sure there’s some significance to them, but I don’t bother with that. What a lovely combo of background wash and embossing. The colors on the Adore You card are so bright and cheery. It makes me wish spring were here already. I like the added touch of the cut off side of the oval. Lovely work, as always.

  47. Your cards ALWAYS make me SMILE Laura πŸ™‚
    LOVE your HAPPY feathers, ADORE your GORGEOUS rainbow of flowers, such an ELEGANT design!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your AWESOME INKY INSPIRATION!!!

  48. I love both of these cards so much! The water colored feathers are awesome! The flowers from the “adore You” set are beautiful! Your cards are always amazing and inspirational! Thanks for sharing your creativity with us!

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