Altenew + The Daily Marker Watercolor Therapy Blog Hop & Giveaway

May 1, 2020Sympathy & Thinking of You Cards91 comments

Altenew + The Daily Marker Watercolor Therapy Blog Hop & Giveaway

May 1, 2020Sympathy & Thinking of You Cards91 comments

It’s the first of the month, which usually means a new Build-a-Flower. But, we’re taking a break this month – a coloring break! Hop along with us as we participate in Kathy Racoosin’s 30-Day Coloring Challenge during this Watercolor Therapy Blog Hop. You should have arrived from Kelly Latevola’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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Watercolor on Kraft

Sometimes I’m into a watercolor look that’s quick & easy. Sometimes I want to go into more detail. For this project, I thought I’d go for both. Though pretty cool looking, the background was definitely quick & easy! I thought I’d tone down the brightness by watercoloring on a kraft color – Altenew’s Parchment cardstock. Even though it’s not a typical watercoloring paper, it does take water well without pilling up. Doing a quick treatment like this is a-ok, and can lead to some really unique looks!

Pairing geometrics and florals is one of my favorite looks. So, I thought the perfect pairing for the dramatic background from Geometric Landscape was a small bloom from New Beginnings in a contrasting color. 

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Showstopping Background in 5-minutes

The background is definitely the showstopper to this project, so let’s see how easy it is to create!

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​Now, about that GIVEAWAY…

Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners and Kathy from The Daily Maker is also giving away a goodie bag (worth $30) to 4 lucky winners. Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog by 5/6/2020 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 blog on 5/9/2020.


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