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Altenew Build-A-Flower: Belladonna Lily Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($200 in total prizes)

Hi crafty friends!

Today is a good day, do you know why? I am participating in the blog hop celebrating the release of Altenew's latest Build-A-Flower: Belladonna Lily and I love it!

You may have found your way here from the super talented Virginia Lu if not, you can start at the beginning of the blog hop which commencing at the Altenew Card Blog

Giveaway Prizes

$200 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $20 gift certificate to 5 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 04/06/2022 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 7 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 04/08/2022.

Belladonna Lillies

Brighten a loved one's day with stunning Belladonna Lilies. These gorgeous summer bloomers produce multiple fragrant flowers on each impressive stalk. In this stamp set, Altenew have brought this exotic plant to paper through a delicately drawn outline image. The flowers have four coloring layers, and the stem has two coloring layers that will add depth and character to this beautiful flower. The Build-A-Flower: Belladonna Lilies special edition stamp and die set is only sold as a bundle. It includes one 6" x 8" clear photopolymer stamp set (20 individual stamp images) and one coordinating die set (1 die).

Let's Look at my Designs

I love the Belladonna Lily illustrations, It really appealed to me and so I wanted to design two quite different cards using the stamp and die set. I used the lilac hues for my first card, interspersed with silver heat embossing. I hope you can see how effective the embossing is especially on the third picture.

For my second card, I wanted a more colourful design. I also didn't stamp the layers this time, but copic coloured them. The stamp set is so beautiful and the detail in the outline stamp is amazing and it stamped so crisp. I loved colouring them. Once coloured, I die cut the finished images but then cut them in pieces so I could frame the cardstock. It has a beautiful effect, but for some reason I avoid doing it..but I have made a decision to try cutting up flowers more often as it can really add options to the card design and it's so creative!

I hope I have inspired you?!

Do you enjoy the Build-A-Flower series? Then why not join the Build-A-Flower Monthly Subscription Plan where you can save 14%.

I hope you enjoyed visiting today? You are welcome to stop by anytime for further inspiration or you can visit my Instagram @cherylespiecreates as I try to post new designs 4-5 times a week.

Your next stop on the blog hop is the amazing Terri Koszler so go show her some love and support.

Until next time....

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