Altenew Cards Mijello Mission Gold Watercolors

Altenew Paint-A-Flower Camellia Outline Stamp Set Release Blog Hop & Giveaway

Welcome everyone! I’m excited to be a part of the Altenew blog hop featuring the new Paint-A-Flower Camellia. Such a beautiful floral set! While I’m a huge fan of layering stamp sets but I also love having an outline of the image to stretch my wings a little and play.

I stamped my image onto Fabriano Artistico extra white paper with embossing ink and heat embossed with gold embossing powder.

I taped my paper down to a hard board and water colored the image with Mijello Mission Gold watercolors.

After the panel was dry and I removed it from the hard board, I fussy cut around the image.

On a piece of Fog card stock measuring 3 3/4″ x 5″, I ink blended Dusty Concord Distress Oxide ink using a blending brush. I started heavy in one corner and faded off as I got towards the other side of the cardstock. Ink blending on Fog cardstock was inspired by Caly Person and I love how it came out.

I stamped the sentiment in the bottom corner of the card and attached to a white card base by layering up white heavy weight cardstock instead of using foam tape. Then I added my Camellia with a tape runner.


If you came from Terri’s blog you are in the right spot. If you happen to get lost along the way, you can start at the beginning on the Altenew blog.

Your next stop in the hop will be Virginia Lu


$200 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 1 lucky winner and a $15 gift certificate to 10 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 01/28/2021 for a chance to win. 

Altenew will draw 11 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 01/30/2021.


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  1. Debbie P says:

    Beautiful card. Great Watercoloring. Thank you.

  2. Evelyn says:

    Beautiful water coloring!

  3. Love the colors you achieved with your watercolors!

  4. Maureen R says:

    Sooooo Beautiful!!

  5. Mary Ann Hamm-Thyme says:

    Love your design and choice of colors. Your use of watercolor is inspiring.

  6. deeberman says:

    WOW…the coloring is fantastic and I love the background…everything about this card is perfect!

  7. Lauryne Cunningham says:

    Wow! Fantastic watercoloring- I love the bright colors! This floral image and your card are stunning!

  8. Carolyn R says:

    Very striking colors, lovely!

  9. Dee Earnshaw says:

    wow this card is gorgeous -LOVE the coloring on the flowers

  10. Some of my favorite colors. Absolutely STUNNING.

  11. Carol McCready says:

    Your card is gorgeous. I love the colors and design.

  12. I love the colors and the ombre background!

  13. Vickie Davis says:

    Such a beautiful card! Great water coloring.

  14. Marisela Delgado says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! 💜💜💜

  15. Inkin' Chickie says:

    Nice look with the embossing. Great blending and coloring.

  16. barbara lassiter says:

    Stunning and beautifully colored and created!

  17. LoisK says:

    Your card is stunning. Love the colors you used.

  18. Nicki Baxley says:

    This is beautiful. I love the background and the color choices

  19. Maria Petkash says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! Your cards are always amazing!

  20. Peg Frushour says:

    Love your choice of bold colors! Beautiful!

  21. Stunning colours! So bright and beautiful!

  22. Loraine says:

    What a beautiful, vibrant design!

  23. Sharon Gullikson says:

    WOW, what a gorgeous background with the colorful flowers. NICE JOB

  24. That is a beautiful card! Such intensity of colors. Especially love the diagonal background

  25. Patt H. says:

    Absolutely beautiful! The blended background really makes the flowers pop!

  26. Love your card and the PAF set. The sentiments are perfect, Can’t wait to get mine to start painting.

  27. Lindsey Fabian says:

    I like how you did the blending from dark pink to super light and on an angle.

  28. Sandra Baggarly says:

    Very pretty! Excellent watercolors!

  29. Beautiful color choices!

  30. That gold really pops, fantastic card! TFS

  31. Denise Bryant says:

    Gorgeous coloring of these beautiful camellias! I love your awesome card!

  32. Kelsey Thomas says:

    So beautiful!

  33. Gorgeous card! Love the embossed image and your coloring technique, the flowers look amazing with those bold colors. Thanks for the inspiration!

  34. Elizabeth Kuhn says:

    Such vibrant colors, and awesome step by step explanation of how you created this gorgeous piece 🙂

  35. Stunning!
    I love the ink blending and the colors are so pretty, great combinations!
    Thanks for the inspiration.

  36. Julie Greaves says:

    Like your bright and vibrant card with the softer inked background. I am a big fan of gold embossing and love the colors you used on your arrangement. Thanks for sharing your amazing talent and inspiring ideas with us. 🙂

  37. Silvia Hutchinson says:

    So pretty!! Love the pink and purple flowers!!

  38. Carol McCready says:

    Your card is gorgeous I love that background and the gold embossing.

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