Altenew July 2015 Blog Hop

Friday, July 24, 2015

Hi all!! Welcome to Altenew July 2015 Blog Hop. You must come from the amazing Anna Kossavoskaya. We are celebrating the release of nine new stamp sets, and that they are available for purchase at the Altenew online store.


The Prizes is so fun!!
To celebrate this release, Altenew will draw three winners who will each receive a $50 gift certificate to their online store. Please leave a comment on the Altenew blog by Friday, July 31 11:59pm EST for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on Saturday, August 1st.

Here is my first card and tag :


I'm using Wild Hibiscus for this set. I falling in love with this set!! So unique, different and artistic! 
First, I stamp and masking the flowers. After that. I masking all the stamp images then splash watercolors with my brush for the background. I'm using silver embossing powder for the sentiment and coloring the images using COPIC.
 
And this is my second card :

I'm using Fresh Freesia stamp set for this card. First I stamp the flower using Memento Dessert Sand and coloring it using COPIC. I masking the flower and use ink with blending tool and splash watercolor with my brush for the background. The sentiment is from gold embossing powder.
 
I'm the last on this blog hop, but you can come back to Altenew blog for more information :)


I also have one $30 certificate to give away to a lucky person! To be eligible to win leave a comment here by by Friday, July 31 11:59pm EST for a chance to win. The winner will be announced in this blog.  
 
Happy Hopping Everyone!
 
Hugs,
 
Melania Deasy

364 comments:

  1. perfect floral cards, in love!!!

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  2. What beautiful cards and tags!!!

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  3. WOW your work is beautiful, Melania!!!! I love it!

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  4. I Like on Facebook and Follow on Instagram :)

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  5. Beautiful card and tag. Love your coloring of the flowers.

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  6. love all your cards but the freesia one is especially gorgeous!

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  7. oh wow! these are amazing! The fressia is SIMPLY STUNNNNNING!

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  8. Such pretty cards! Your colouring on the freesia card is stunning. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  9. I just adore what you did with the Wild Hibiscus set (which I have already ordered!) Can't wait to play with it!

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  10. Your cards are always so elegant and well done. The Altenew stamps bring out the best in you. I love your watercoloring skills,

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  11. Love your cards!!!! Gorgeous!!

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  12. Wow....these cards are AMAZING!! I LOVE the small splatters!! Such a nice detail!! I absolutely adore the colors you used/blended on the tag/card set and the coloring on the freesia is gorgeous!!

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  13. Like your pastel coloring as well as the more vibrant freesia card with the terrific background at the bottom.
    Have not mastered water splatters yet but very much admire yours.

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  14. Line coloring [LOVE those flowers and your color combo] - no line coloring -- both are stunning

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  15. Deasy, those are amazing! I already wrote on your IG, and will repeat here - I am in love with your card and tag!!!
    Very unique! and i think i am also in love with this hibiscus stamp set...

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  16. Love you beautiful floral cards. The colors you chose are so pretty! Thanks!

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  17. Awesome flowers, so cute and beautiful card! Thank you

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  18. Beautiful! Always amazed at your coloring/watercoloring skills!

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  19. Both the cards are brilliant ,loved the color choice on first one and very realistic coloring on second one :)

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  20. Holy cow, girl you are good! Not just good.....amazing! Total stunners on these projects. Great ideas that I am definitely going to have to try. Thank you!

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  21. Gorgeous!! Fabulous coloring!! Love the colors on the first one- so unique and the second is just bright and beautiful!!

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  22. Wow! Absolutely beautiful cards!!

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  23. Super cards.................you're great!! Altenew stamps are extraordinary.

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  24. This fresh freesia stamp set is gorgeous and you interpreted it really nicely !

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  25. So very beautiful! I LOVE your Freesia!! Beautiful work Melania TFS!
    Dolly

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  26. Your cards are so beautiful. The mother's card and tag is so soft and colorful at the same time. A very different look than the other took from that set. TFS.

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  27. Your freesia card is amazing! It looks like an orchid that you could feel the petals of.

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  28. That Freesia is just beautiful.

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  29. What a beautiull colorcombination and love love your 'online' coloring. Gorgeous

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  30. These are so beautiful. I love that blue.. just stunning.

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  31. How lovely these two flower cards are..and different in style...Great work!

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  32. Your freesia card is just stunning!

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  33. Your cards are perfect, love the watercoloring, such nice, soft colors!

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  34. Oh so beautiful, soft and pretty. Your style is so elegant. I love them all! tfs and inspiring! Hugs, Kristina

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  35. Simply beautiful. Your coloring is the best. Thank you so much for sharing

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  37. Oh dear, I think my heart stopped. Both your cards are breath-takingly beautiful.

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  38. Oh dear, I think my heart stopped. Both your cards are breath-takingly beautiful.

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  39. Oh my, I think my heart stopped. Both cards areb reath-taking.

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  40. Such gorgeous cards. The coloring is a work of art. Simply stunning

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  41. Absolutely stunning! Your coloring is beautiful! I'm loving the Wild Hibiscus stamp set! So many creative possibilities!

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  42. So so so BEAUTIFUL cards!!inspire harmony & flowing love in every inch of the cards! you're Awesome! Blessings!

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  43. Your choice of colors are just stunning! Love these cards!

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  44. So beautiful! I adore the colors you used on the first card and tag - just lovely!!!

    housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com
    www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

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  45. So romantic and sentimental cards! Great!

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  46. WoW! I love the gorgeous colors your chose for each of your fabulous cards!

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  47. I follow Altenew on Fb and Instagram.

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  48. The colors in these cards are so pretty! I love them!

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  49. Love the techniques you have used withthese flowers! Beautiful;l

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  50. Stunning cards! Thank you for sharing your art!

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  51. the coloring is fantastic on both cards

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  52. Melania, I just can't stop looking at your cards! They are absolutely gorgeous and even beyond stunning! You have made me NEED the whole release!

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  53. the coloring is fantastic on both cards

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  54. Such elegantly designed cards! You do amazing work! Look forward to seeing more of your creations!

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  55. Your all so fantastically talented!

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  56. Beautiful floral cards, I love the colours on the mother card and tag especially!

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  57. Beautiful floral cards, I love the colours on the mother card and tag especially!

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  58. Wow!! Gorgeous cards!! The colors are Amazing!!

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  59. Love the flower cards the best.. Great Job!!!

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  60. Wow, Melania, your designs are fabulous and so rich in detail. Lovely coloring and designs. You're so talented. :)

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  61. Stunning!! Love your technique on the first card and tag. Beautiful!!

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  62. Beautiful colouring on both cards (especially like the colours on the first one) and the little note tied to the stem of the freesia is such a great idea!

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  63. Wow, wonderful cards. New sets of stamps are awesome! I love your designs, I will certainly enlarges its collection for next. Thank you for the chance to win.
    hugs,
    BozenA

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  64. Love love love these!! The first card and tag set is Stunning!!!!

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  65. Beautiful cards! I especially love the coloring and the splatter/inking on that second one!

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  66. your color combinations are amazing!!! beautiful!!!

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  67. so pretty! love the orchid card!

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  68. Love your coloring and the backgrounds for your cards.

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  69. Absolutely stunning cards, love your work!!

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  70. I follow Altenew on facebook too!!

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  71. Takes my breath away - so stunning!

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  72. Gorgeous cards Melanie. Love the pretty colors you used and the paint splashes.

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  73. Beautiful cards! I would love a video tutorial of your Wild Hibiscus card ... the colors and watercolor effect are stunning together. Thank you for inspiring.

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  74. Your watercolor backgrounds make your cards stand out. Very nice color choices too! The Wild Hibiscus flower card is my favorite.

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  75. Wow your floral compositins are stunning! Fantastic colouring!

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  76. Gorgeous creations Melania!!! Love the florals on these release, thank you for the inspiration!
    Have a wonderful day!

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  77. Wowza, Deasy!! Your cards blow me away! The first card is so cool--I couldn't figure out how you did the watercoloring. It's stunning! The no-line coloring in the second card is unbelievable! Love the splatter at the bottom!! *hugs* my friend!

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  78. STUNNING cards! I love them both. Have my eyes on the Hibiscus set... soooo pretty!

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  79. Fabulous cards and tag! Your coloring is amazing on these gorgeous designs! I love the beautiful Fresh Freesia and Wild Hibiscus stamps!

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  80. Your projects are so beautiful. You are a master with copics. Thanks for sharing your talents..

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  81. Outstanding coloring on the orchid! LOVE the soft colors on the tag and Mother's Love projects.

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  82. Oh my those are genius especially the first!

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  83. LOVELOVELOVE the tag/card duo!!! Colored beautifully and perfect to give Mom a gift that has matching cards! The second one is also colored beautifully!
    On looking at the tag/card combo again, I think the tag would also look quite beautiful added to the front of the card as an interactive element! Just an idea!! TFS!

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  84. Just gorgeous. The layered flowers are stunning and your coloring on the Freesia is awesome!
    Thanks
    Ang

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  85. Lovely cards. Great colors for mother's day card. Yum!

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  86. Beautiful projects. The freesia is stunning and the mom card/tag is beautiful. Thanks!

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  87. Gorgeous creations! You have completely sold me on Wild Hibiscus. And the coloring on your second card is perfection!

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  88. Gorgeous cards from gorgeous stamps! Love the colors on the first card! And the way you have done the bottom of the second is amazing!

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  89. Beautiful florals! Artistic, yet elegant. Love them!

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  90. Oh my word these are amazing! Totally in love with the card-tag duo..... breathtaking!

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  91. Love the colors used on your cards! Just beautiful!!

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  92. These cards are amazing. Your coloring is spectacular!

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  93. Simply gorgeous! The coloring is just stunning!

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  94. Beautiful!! Love the colors and the composition!

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  95. Gorgeous projects!! So many beautiful details!!!

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  96. Your cards are beautiful. I would to be able to color like this. You make it look like water color. Gorgeous.

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  97. Your projects are just beautiful! I love the colour combo and fresh feel of the first card.

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  98. I follow Altenew on Facebook and Instagram.

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  99. Oh my, these stamps already caught my eye during the previews, but now I love them even more. Amazing colouring, esp. on your first card. Hard to believe you used Copics for this.

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  100. Great cards and tag. Love your design sense

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  101. Gorgeous cards, and your colouring...oh my! Stunning!
    ~c

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  102. OMG! I just love your cards!

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  103. Beautiful cards, Melania! I love the colors you chose and the way they all flow together (e.g. no muddling) is just amazing!

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  104. Very beautiful cards and tag. The coloring is so pretty.

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  105. Altenews July release is fantastic. I'm loving the new floral stamps.

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  106. STUNNING cards ..both so different amazing coloring off the second card..and love the fresh look of the firts one..

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  107. The hibiscus card is so pretty! The colours on the freesia card are gorgeous too. Love them both.

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  108. Beautiful cards!! Both flower stamps are awesome!! Love your coloring of the freesia stamp!!

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  109. These are just stunning! Love your first design and the wonderful colors you used. Gorgeous freesia design!!

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  110. Your cards are always some of my favorites. These definately are that! A wonderful job coloring.

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  111. oh my goodness. I'm blown away by your first card! gorgeous

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  112. Melania, your cards are superb!!! the mother's card has some surreal coloring, and I'm simply in awe... as for the fresia one, I so enjoyed the depth of the flower, and what a lovely backgroung.... Thanks for so much inspiration! ;) Hugs, Tasha

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  113. Beautiful cards and fantastic coloring!

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  114. WOW Melania, you have been a busy lady! Beautiful cards as always!

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  115. Such elegant designs - your colouring is perfection and they both have a dreamy quality!

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  116. Two beautiful stamp sets and your two cards are absolutely stunning Melania. x

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  117. Deasy ... love love love loveeee this!!
    and never get enough for your work of art, and this stamp set beautiful too.
    Thank you so much for the chance! mmmwah :)

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  118. You are truly an artist in every sense of the word.

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  119. Oh, these are absolute works of art! Your freesia card is so stunning!

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  120. The freesia stamps are incredible, and I love the colours you used. Just lovely.

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  121. Your cards are lovely and full of inspiration. You really make those stamp sets sing. Thank you

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  122. Beautiful cards and tag with gorgeous coloring. Now the Hibiscus set is a tie with the Lily set as my favorite!

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  123. Really gorgeous cards, Melania! I love the last one with your no line coloring so much...WOW!!! Fresh Freesia is my fave...gotta have it :)

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  124. Awesome cards! Love all the different colors!

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  125. the freesia card is amazing, thank you for sharing it with us

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  126. Absolutely stunning fresh freesia card! Thank you!

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  127. Wow....Your cards are amazing!!!! They are so beautiful!

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  128. Beautiful freesia card! Thank you!

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  129. I am impressed by the no-line coloring Amazing

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  130. Stunning! Every single one of your cards is! That first one is my favorite!

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  131. Wow! Both cards are absolutely gorgeous!

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  132. I loved the Mother's Love card. I want to make one like it, it's so beautiful.

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  133. Oh WOW!!!!! I your projects!! The first two have such pretty, pretty colors. The freesia is FABULOUS with the no line coloring. STUNNING design.

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  134. your cards are both beautiful

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  135. I love what you've done. The idea of using the sand ink for the outline is brilliant! And the watercolouring techniquie had me looking very closely at the photos as it is just beautifully done.

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  136. Love the beautiful colors on these projects!

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  137. Ahhh, makes me wish I could do the no-line coloring technique. The freesia is beautiful!

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  138. Just gorgeous!!! Love the bird!!!

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  139. Beautiful cards especially the second one!!! Love this new release:)

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  140. Wow, your hibiscus card is so different from everyone else's card - I LOVE IT! The colors are unusual, but very attractive, it's just such a refreshing card. Your freesia looks so real, great coloring and shading. I love your work.

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  141. The coloring on your cards is just beautifulL

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  142. WOW, Melania!!!! Completely and utterly STUNNING! LOVE these and oh that fabulous coloring. I'm in total awe ♥

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  143. I follow Altenew on FB and IG ♥

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  144. Beautiful! Your flowers are so realistic...

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  145. You have amazing talent and your Copic coloring is just beautiful. I really like how you combine Copics and water colors too.

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  146. Your cards are just stunning!

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  147. Gorgeous cards. Your coloring is absolutely divine, you are a true artist!

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  148. Oh my goodness I am drooling over your freesias. Definitely going to pin this one. :-) Love the multi-color palette you used with the hibiscus too. :-)

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  149. Beautiful, beautiful coloring on your flowers! Love the soft dreamy palette of the hibiscus and the stronger, bolder freesia. Gorgeous, both of them.

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  150. Gorgeous cards & the colors you used are really beautiful!

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  151. I am in love! You sense of color is so refreshing and the layouts are perfect. Thanks for sharing!

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  152. I love both cards but the watercolors on the Hibiscus is beautiful.

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  153. Your color choices are breathtaking - just beautiful!

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  154. Wonderful cards...love the colour combo on the first and the stunning Freesia on the last.

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  155. Gorgeous! Your coloring is excellent and just absolutely beautiful!

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  156. Wow, awesome combination of colors! Any tips for color picking or color combination?

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  157. Melania - Super amazing and beautiful projects - love your tag and card set for a mother - simply stunning!! You have done a marvelous job of showcasing the new stamp sets and I loved seeing your work!!

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  158. I am a liker of Altenew on Facebook as Taunya Jones Butler and I also follow them on Instagram as @taunyabutler!!!

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  159. The pink and purple ink splatters on the last card are beautiful. I would like to try that on a card too. Thank you for the cool idea.

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  160. Amazing! Beautiful cards. Love the coloring.

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  161. WOW! YOUR PLACEMENT, YOUR COLORS COMBOS AND YOU BACKGROUNDS ARE JUST STUNNING!

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  162. Your design work is incredible! Just beautiful!

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  163. Beautiful cards and tag! Love your coloring!

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  164. Wow Melania both cards are stunning. I love the water coloured look you've achieved on the first with Copics and then the splattered background on the freesia card is totally fabulous. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  165. You cards are STUNNING Melania!!!! Thank you for sharing how you made them...such inspiration!
    Paper Hugs
    Jan

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  166. Recently discovered your work ... thank you for your inspiration ..

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  167. Love your freesia card, the coloring is stunning!

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  168. Magnifiques cartes ! Wild Hibiscus est mon préféré

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  169. Your flowers look 3D amazing!!!!!!

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  170. Lovely cards. I particularly like how you have coloured the freesia.

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  171. Wow. These hops are always amazing and inspiring! Thanks for all you do!

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  172. Your cards are always beautiful. Thanks.

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  173. Stunningly beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

    Jackie

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  174. Your cards and tag are simply wow ..absolutely love your no line coloring freesia ..its so gorgeous !!

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  175. wow... stunning set of cards... love the second one... absolutely GORGEOUS!!

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  176. Love your color choices and creative cards!

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  177. Wow, your cards are stunning! I especially love the Fresh Freesia card - amazing coloring!

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  178. Gorgeous colouring! Amazing cards!

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  179. This card us just simply gorgeous. ..such wonderful colors!

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  180. This card us just simply gorgeous. ..such wonderful colors!

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  181. That freesia is gorgeous! Well, both cards are gorgeous, but I really like that one. ^_^

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  182. Both or your cards were beautiful but that freesia is AMAZING! So lifelike, I felt like I could pick it up off your card! Excellent job!

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  183. That freesia stamp is absolutely beautiful. Looks like an orchid.

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