Altenew Build-A-Flower: Magnolia Release + Giveaway

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Hello!!!

As far as you know Altenew launched new Build-A-Flower release on the 15th of every month. So each month new flower bundle will be released. The stamp set and die set won't be available for purchase individually - it's only available as a set. All of us looove Altenew's flowers stamps so what can be more cool then a new flower stamp?
Today is time for gorgeous spring flower - magnolia! This flower is so elegant, beautiful and unique. This spring I discovered that it can be even yellow (usually I saw pink ones).
Here some of my internet finds for your "magnolia inspiration":

 Look at this outline image! It's so good itself that I made both cards without layered stamping but colored in two different ways.
The first one is an example of how to make great coloring without having color pencils or paints) I used regular black/graphite pencil to color outline image stamped with a Permanent Black ink. I really liked the idea of b&w style. But in order to highlight it's beauty I needed different background. So I found Parchment Cardstock would be a perfect one.

Using white pigment ink and Tiny Bubbles Stencil I made bokeh-effect on that background. Taking into account our this year's spring with snow it also can be considered as a snowfall imitation.
I wanted to highlight magnolia's brunch even more so I used solid stamp layers to make a shadow.  First I found the place for my die cut image and then stamped with Evening Gray Crisp Dye Ink with a displacement.
I'm so in love with how it turned out so think that this card will became on of my favorites!
The second card is more usual I'd say. This time I made no-line coloring with Altenew Markers and added some details with watercolor pencils.
I placed my magnolia in a tea cup from Vintage Teacup stamp set that I colored with watercolor pencils only.
For the card base I used Forest Glades and Woodgrain Powder cardstock.

So if you liked Altenew new Build-A-Flower Magnolia set you should definately go to Altenew blog and leave a comment there to have a chance to win one of THREE $30 gift certificates.

Good luck!

13 комментариев:

  1. These are both gorgeous! I especially love the black and white on kraft! TFS!

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  2. Lovely cards! I had no idea magnolia blossoms came in so many colors as shown in your inspiration photo!

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  3. LOve your cards, and seeing the photos of those real magnolia in colors I'd never seen before ... Sveta, just beautiful in black & white, too!
    =] Michele

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  4. Such beautiful cards, Sveta! Hopping over to Altenew to order my own set! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  5. These are so pretty! What a wonderful set!

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  6. Both your cards are lovely! Perfect compliments to the photos of the real magnolias!

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  7. Beautifully colored magnolia! I like your arrangement of the flower and cup. Very nice.

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  8. Beautiful cards with this gorgeous magnolia set! I love the bubble stencil background for your pencil colored flowers and your bright magnolias on your second card are stunning, amazing coloring! I just bought Altenew alcohol markers and I'm so excited to play, thanks for your inspiration!

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  9. A beautiful set elevated to gorgeous by your incredible talent! The stenciling behind the first and the vibrant colours of the second add such impact! Thank you for sharing this elegant, delicate and, indeed, dignified flower with us, twice!
    ~carol

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  10. Great inspiration board..love the two different ways of using this stamps set you highlighted.

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  11. Fabulous cards! Especially the one with the cup. Love the bright colours you've used.
    Hugs, Jacqueline

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