Altenew Paint-A-Flower: Clematis & Artist Alcohol Markers Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Encouragement Cards | 44 comments

Today is a twofer! Not only is there a new Paint-a-Flower today, but there is also TWO (yes, two!) new Artist Marker sets!!! You should be arriving from Jenny Colacicco’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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all the new!

Not only is there a new Paint-a-Flower, but these two brand new Artist Marker Sets. If you’ve been keeping track, these are sets F and G – Sunshine Valley Garden (set F) and Water Garden (set G)!

The colors in the Sunshine Valley Garden Artist Markers Set (Set F) are as follows:

Cherry Blossom: Razzleberry, Rubellite, Pinkalicious, and Pink Diamond
Pocketful of Sunshine: Honey Drizzle, Maple Yellow, Fresh Lemon, and Citrus Burst
Green Valley: Mountain Pine, Shadow Creek, Fresh Leaf, and Firefly

The colors in the Water Garden Artist Alcohol Marker Set (Set G) are as follows:

Enchanted Garden: Andromeda, Ultraviolet, Hydrangea, and Wisteria
Sweet Dreams: Galactic Stream, Teal Cave, Aqualicious, and Dew Drops
Delectable Delights: Milk Chocolate, Almond Butter, Hazelnut, and Vanilla Cream

party cacti

As you can see, I opted to show off these new markers in a different way – not using today’s PAF set…. this is Be Strong (only available in the Watercolor Cactus creativity kit) – and creating these was sooooo much fun!

greeting card featuring altenew watercolor cactus and artist markers

I started off by stamping the entire image set and then colored in all of the images using both of the new Artist Marker sets exclusively. These two sets pair wonderfully and are versatile enough for all sorts of floral combinations, other greenery, and non-floral sets alike.

greeting card featuring altenew watercolor cactus and artist markers

I absolutely love the shades of green in Green Valley. They make just the perfect shades for cacti! And Delectable Delights browns work GREAT for dirt/soil/ground. Of course, the rest of the colors were fabulous for punches of color paired with beautiful, light highlights.

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greeting card featuring altenew watercolor cactus and artist markers

The background is alcohol ink (Pocketful of Sunshine & Sweet Dreams sets) smooshed on glossy photo paper.

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Now, about that GIVEAWAY…

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $20 gift certificate to 5 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 02/28/2021 for a chance to win. 

Altenew will draw 7 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 03/02/2021.

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Be sure to hop over to LauraJane for more amazing inspiration. And don’t forget to leave comments along the way to enter all the giveaways!

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Altenew Paint-A-Flower: Clematis & Artist Alcohol Markers Release Blog Hop + Giveaway


  1. Lynn Young

    Such a fun card with so many bright colors.

  2. Peg Frushour

    Love the colors of the new alcohol inks!

  3. Debbie d

    so excited about the new alcohol markers!

  4. Maureen Reiss

    These colors are Fabulous!!! Cute card!!

  5. Joy Smith

    I love the bright colors on this fun card…sure to brighten anyones day.

  6. Liz O.

    Love the cheerful color palette you chose Nicole! The cacti look ready to party! I am in love with all the new colors and the PAF set. Thanks for the inspiration!

  7. Linda Wood

    Your cards are adorable and the colors are bright and happy. I love these new marker sets! As an Altenew alcohol marker fan, I am looking forward to adding to my collection.

  8. jean marmo

    Simply stunning! Loving this release!

  9. Sarah Hounslow

    Love the colours of the markers! So bright!

  10. Andrea Palmer

    Great coloring with the markers any way you use them. Nice. Thanks

    • Jade

      Very pretty colors! Fantastic card!

  11. Melissa E.

    I just gave away all my inkjet photo paper. Now I’m wishing I hadn’t. LOL

  12. Judy

    thanks for the inspiration. Did not think to use this way.

  13. Theresa R.

    These new markers are so vibrant. I love your cards. Thank you for the inspiration.


    What a fun card…so cute!

  15. Alexandra

    So pretty! It was super nice to see how the different sets worked together!

  16. Carole Parias

    Sweet and cheerful card.

  17. Kellene Lyman

    Loving the bright colors! Great variety.

  18. Meghan Kennihan

    I LOVE the bright colors! Gorgeous!

  19. Debbie Frank

    Oh my such a cute card! I love how vibrant the colors are!

  20. Denise Bryant

    Love the cacti and lights! Pretty colors!

  21. Marisela Delgado

    So pretty!

  22. Michele W

    Such a fun card! The new colors are perfect for your design. Thanks for sharing!

  23. Becky

    Fun and colorful card thanks

  24. Carol E. Wortman

    Ha, stuck on how cute that cacti is! Great hop too, but come on,,,, super cute cacti!

  25. Carolyn Reiners

    I love Altenew’s color range. This should be really fun.

  26. Jeanne Beam

    What a fun card! Great colors…
    Thanks for sharing.

  27. Beverly Sizemore

    Love how you used the new Altenew product on your beauty of a card! This is a wonderful new Altenew release!

  28. Lois K

    So very cute. Thanks for sharing

  29. Jennifer Williams

    Very cute card. Love the coloring!!

  30. Bekka aka PrairieStork

    Happy little cacti with happy little party lights…can’t wait for warm days to make us all happy. Thanks for sharing your talents with all of us.

  31. Sarah B

    Your card definitely has a party attitude enhanced by the gorgeous colors in both sets! Thanks for the ideas.

  32. berryblue

    Those new shades of green are just perfect! I love your cactus card!

  33. Rosie N

    Such a cute card!

  34. Inkin' Chickie

    Nice use of the set and great show of the new colors.

  35. Linda BL

    Love the way you used the really bright colors in your card.

  36. Mary Ann Reilly

    What a delightful and happy card! You can not help but smile. Well done!

  37. Lindsey Fabian

    Lots of cute little items in your card and placed around it help to show how to blend with the colors. Lovely

  38. Sharon Gullikson

    Well that is adorable. It reminds me of Palm Springs. Adorable. I like your blending, too. Nice job.

  39. sue w.

    Nicole this is just a fun card and so colorful!

  40. Helen F

    A wonderfully fun card! I love these fantastic new marker colours ! Thanks so much for the great inspiration ! Stay safe! 🙂

  41. Carol McCready

    Such a fun card! Love the new colors.

  42. Cyndi Morris

    Beautiful fun card. The new Alcohol marker colors are gorgeous.

  43. Lori

    Bright and cheery colors!
    Cute cards thanks for sharing.


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