Altenew March 2020 Washi Tapes Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Altenew March 2020 Washi Tapes Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

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Altenew March 2020 Washi Tapes Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Mar 10, 2020Card Themes, Just Because54 comments

Altenew March 2020 Washi Tapes Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Mar 10, 2020Card Themes, Just Because54 comments

Happy Tuesday! Welcome back to my blog and welcome to another Altenew product release! Today, we have a wide range of wonderful WASHI TAPE! You should have arrived from the wildly talented Ashlea Cornell’s blog. If not, you can track back to the Altenew Card Blog to start at the beginning, or continue around until you loop back here.

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WOW Washi in Every Width

If you’re not familiar with Altenew’s line of washi tapes, then get ready to be wowed! I love that they think beyond the the traditional uses and come up with some amazing designs and sizes. Have you ever seen washi wider than 10 INCHES? Nope, that’s not a typo – we have a washi that is ELEVEN INCHES wide! Woo Hoo! Let’s take a look at all the goodness!

Get ready for a loooong post – I have lots of projects to share! It all culminates in a video showing 5 different ways to use washi – all illustrated below.

Cover colored cardstock

The first way to use washi is to cover colored cardstock with a mostly white or light colored tape. The colored cardstock will show through the tape and add a unique spin to the pattern on the washi.

Overlap for different shades and hues

For the next two projects, I overlapped the washi tape to create different shades and hues. If you overlap the same color or color family, you’ll get additional gradients. If you overlap different colors, you can create new colors.

Create a larger pattern

When you have super thin washi, like these new pallete tapes, you can match up row after row to create unique pattern that covers all or part of the background. I just love that block of gold in the pattern! Paired with the pinks and greens, it makes for such an elegant combo. 

Mix, Match & Diecut

Of course, you can mix & match your washi for some stunning results. How about gold on gold on gold? Or, you can diecut! Either diecut the shape/sentiment of your choice (I did that in the purple “for you” card above), or use the coordinating dies, like the Wild Flora dies with the new Wild Flora MEGA washi tape!

Mega Bonus!

And, for one final card, I created a 5×7 design using the rest of the Wild Flora washi after I diecut the other two pieces. I added some gold embossing over the top by brushing on water then sprinkling on embossing powder. It only stuck where the water remained, leaving a cool water droplet pattern.

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Watch the magic happen

Ok – after seeing all the projects, let’s dive into the techniques! I know you’ve been here a while, so if you want to save this to watch later, just click on the video and click the “save for later” clock icon in the upper right!

Thank You!

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​Now, about that GIVEAWAY…

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 3/18/2020 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 3/21/2020. 

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54 thoughts on “Altenew March 2020 Washi Tapes Release Blog Hop + Giveaway”

  1. Simply awesome Nicole! I fell in love with a few designs from the AN blog, but as I hop along, my wish keeps growing ! So many wonderful ideas! Love that Navy and gold design! Thanks for the inspiration and for another installment of the Crafter’s Toolbox video series !! Have a wonderful day!

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  2. Thanks for all the great ideas and tips! You have me looking a washi tape in a whole new way. I did not have a clue how to use the palette tapes until I saw your card. Great idea to create a background by lining them up. Using washi over colored paper…overlapping tapes like we do inks…..Wow! So many fantastic ways to use washi!

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  3. Your projects are fantastic! Thank you for sharing the video. Can’t wait to start playing with some
    of those tapes.

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  4. I can see I haven’t been utilizing my washi tapes to their full potential! Thanks for the great ideas and inspiration.

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  5. Wow, so many great tips! Thank you for all the different ways to use the different widths and looks of washi tape.

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  6. Wow – all of your projects are amazing, I love the Navy Gold washi tape card the best. I also love the rainbow one too

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  7. Thank you for so many fun ideas on using washi tape! Your cards are beautiful. I never gave much thought to using washi tape, but that’s now changed!

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  8. Great video showing the washi and how to use them in various ways. I like the tips for adding to colored cardstock and layering the tapes.

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  9. Wow, what a variety of cards! So very creative. I love the stripey cards – there are unlimited possibilities there. Thanks for the video.

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  10. Your cards are absolutely brilliant. I particularly like the ones made with the yellow and blue flowers you made at the end. Love the sky/yellow flower card as well as all your projects! Love your music too! Thanks for sharing!?

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  11. Thanks so much for sharing! I’ve really enjoyed seeing your projects on Instagram so finally making it here and YouTube is such a treat! I’m definitely inspired! 😉 (I was one of your Mission:Inspiration students!)

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  12. These cards are just great, the colors and they all pop making my heart happy. thank you for sharing your talent and inspiring creativity.

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  13. All of your projects are GORGEOUS!!! I LOVE the way you used them. My favorite was the thin washi to make that fun pattern!!

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  14. Wow! What beautiful creations. I can’t even pick my very favorite…they’re all so lovely. I especially like the way you’ve overlapped the color tapes. Very different look. And that “for you” die…gorgeous!

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  15. Beautiful cards! Thanks for the fabulous tips on using the washi tape. Also thanks for the embossing tip with the water.

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  16. Love all your tips on using these beautiful new washi tapes. Can’t wait to get mine! Your card designs using them are awesome!

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  17. Absolutely Gorgeous Cards!! I never knew Washi tape could be used in so many different ways!! You are just Brilliant!! God Bless & the Love of Christ to you all!!

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