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Bird week: Altenew July 2017 Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

If you’ve arrived from Lydia Evans’ blog, you’re on the right track here on the Altenew bloghop! See details including amazing giveaways later in this post.

Altenew Bloghop: Watercolor Parrot Paradise

Welcome to my stop on the hop!  I decided to take a vacation in paradise on a card, since I don’t have a tropical vacation on my calendar….and took my watercolors with me! I figured out how to paint an easy background on a card like this – you’ll facepalm when you realize how simple it is to do this on cards! Watch the video below or click HERE to see it in HD on YouTube.

The Parrot Paradise stamp set can be used in tons of other ways too – check out all the shapes of the leaves that can layer beautifully, too:

The ease of painting right over the image really makes painting a card front like this easy!

And the parrot can also be used with your own painting in the background…this video was privately shared with my patrons earlier this week:

And now….those bloghop details!

Altenew Stamp/Die/Ink Release Blog Hop + Giveaway  

  • Giveaway on Altenew blogs: Fie $50 gift certificates! Leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog or/and Scrapbook Blog by Thursday, July 27th at 11:59 pm EDT for a chance to win.  
  • Giveaway on my blog: $30 gift certificate *just* from my blog commenters by July 27th at 11:59 pm EDT!

Next on the bloghop:  Eunyoung Lee!


Below are links to the supplies I’ve used for today’s project. Compensated affiliate links may used, which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I truly appreciate your support toward the costs of running this blog! Read more.

214 thoughts on “Bird week: Altenew July 2017 Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

  1. Gorgeous card, thank you!

  2. […] Malyszek Kymona Tracey Galina Filippenko Sveta Fotinia Yana Smakula Sandra Dietrich Lydia Evans Sandy Allnock Eunyoung Lee Laura Bassen Chari Moss Yoonsun Hur Nicole […]

  3. […] to the winner of the GC from the Altenew Bloghop last week: bonnielovespurses! I’ve emailed her with info to claim her […]

  4. Fabulous coloring on those happy cards!! Love it. Thank you so much. 🙂

  5. Beautiful card! Your coloring, as always, is amazing! Thanks for the wonderful inspiration and great tutorials 🙂

  6. I am forever learning from you, I love your use of colour! Thank you for sharing amazing videos and enhancing my card making by teaching me so many awesome techniques!! Just adore you!

  7. OOO LA LA! What beautiful tropical cards! Who doesn’t love a rainbow parrot?

  8. Love how you colored your birds. Thanks for the inspiration

  9. Very nice coloring! Love yours cards!

  10. Gorgeous bird scene!

  11. Beautiful cards, love the colors. Thanks for sharing!

  12. I liked the card a lot. The colors are so bright. This would be something to send someone to brighten their day. Love them

  13. LOVE your card. Thanks for the video to see how you did this. Really love the light yellow wash over the whole card. Makes the end result really rich – showcasing your fabulous bird!

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