Hello November! A new month also means a new Altenew Build-A-Flower set and this month it’s all about Lavender! Lavender is one of my favorite flowers (right behind peonies). Did you know that lavender is not only beautiful and smell lovely, but have incredible healing properties too? I used to drink lavender tea to help with my headaches and it’s supposed to provide a calming and soothing effect too!
I relate lavenders to something comforting, and so it made sense for me to use lavenders to create a sympathy type card. With layering stamp sets like these where there are multiple section of one image, I like to stamp the most intricate part first, in this case, the stem. Here I used Bamboo, Parrot, and Moss Altenew dye inks. Then, I die cut the image with the matching dies.
Now I stamped the second part of the image, the flowers. For the layers, I used Wisteria, Hydrangea, Ultraviolet and Andromeda Altenew dye inks. The details these layers provide are gorgeous! I created a simple watercolor background for two stems of lavender that I added with foam tape.
I stamped the sentiment ‘sending hugs’ from this stamp set in black along the background vertically. I finished the card off with some light splatter with my watercolor paints to give it some movement and interest.
This post is part of the Altenew November 2019 Build-A-Flower Lavender Release Blog Hop! If you’ve been hopping along with us, you would have arrived here from Jen Schow’s blog and your next stop is the Svitlana Shayevich’s blog! You can find the full blog hop list or start at the beginning from the Altenew Card Blog.
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To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog for a chance to win. Six winners (3 per blog) will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog on 11/9/2019.
A winner will also be drawn for a $15 gift certificate to ONE lucky winner from this blog post! Please leave a comment on this post for a chance to win. Winner will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog on 11/19/2019.
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