Altenew Educators “For the Love of Flowers” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway

by Erum Tasneem

AECP Blog Hop

Hello there, everyone! Welcome to the Altenew Educators “For the Love of Flowers” Blog Hop and Linky Party!

Today, we celebrate and appreciate our esteemed Educators who have completed their AECP journey after immense hard work. Right now we have 23 Certified Educators! You know some of them as they have become part of the Altenew family. Many of them have been featured as guest designers on the Altenew Card Blog, and of course, all of them are known for their amazing work. Most of the Educators are doing fabulous work teaching workshops and spreading their knowledge and craft.

Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) was developed to improve crafting skills and to master new crafting techniques. You can hear from one of our Educators, Amber Rain Davis, what she has to say about the program.

A blog hop is always exciting but this time we wanted YOU to be part of the fun too, so we decided to host a linky party! As you can tell, the theme of this hop is “For the Love of Flowers“, so take out your floral stamps and dies, everyone! We want to see your floral projects! Link them up; as many as you like!

Here is some inspiration to kick off the hop.

Altenew Wallpaper Art Stamp Set | Erum Tasneem | @pr0digy0

For this card, I stamped the Wallpaper Art Stamp Set flower in Baby Pink Dye Ink on watercolor paper. And for the leaves, I used Firefly Dye Ink. To color, I used the Artists' Watercolors in Cherry Blossom and a bit of Rock Collection for the flower. For its center, I used Fall Harvest, Delectable Delights, Coffee Break, and Rock Collection. I used Rain Forest, Tropical Forest, Pocketful of Sunshine, Green Meadows, and Coffee Break for the vines.

Altenew Wallpaper Art Stamp Set | Erum Tasneem | @pr0digy0

Once the images were dry, I used the coordinating dies to die cut the images. Next, I applied a light color wash on the card front using a couple of green shades and then added black paint splatters.

I adhered the floral images with foam tape and popped the sentiment too, which is from Engraved Flowers Stamp Set.

I hope I got some of the creative juices flowing. Now onto the good stuff!

Prizes:

Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 3 lucky winners! Please leave a comment here on the Altenew Card Blog by 3/11/2020 for a chance to win. We’ll also draw a winner to receive a $15 gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. All winners will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog on 3/14/2020.

There’s MORE! We will pick 2 of our favorite handmade creations from those who joined the linky party and they will each receive a $15 gift certificate to our store!

Special offer:

Save 15% off on ALL Stamp & Die Bundles from 3/5/2020 at 12:01 AM EST until 3/6/2020 at 11:59 PM EST. No code needed to enjoy this sale! Not valid on previous purchases. *Excludes February 2020 release products. SHOP HERE.

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The next stop on the hop is the talented Michelle Ochoa Murray.

Blog Hop List:

Altenew Card Blog

Michelle Ochoa Murray

Nandini Karmarkar

Terri Marie Koszler 

Irina Fonina

Amy Hill

Vicki Finger

Laurel Beard

Teri Stokes

Neha Aggarwal

Nenette S. Madero

Nancy McClelland

Eva Bussom 

Amber Rain Davis

Rosie Neustaedter

Patty Mello

Helen Kalb

Teri Wilson

Christine Pennington

Maryam Sharara 

Nicole Watt 

Virginia Lu

Have fun hopping!!

Link your creations here!

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97 comments

Beverly Jordan March 5, 2020 - 10:22

What a beautiful watercolor flower, and inspiration!!

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743linda March 5, 2020 - 10:27

What a beautiful card! This hop is amazing! Thank you for sharing and thanks for a chance to win!

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Jen F March 5, 2020 - 10:35

So pretty! I love these gorgeous blooms

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Carol McCready March 5, 2020 - 10:35

I love that pretty pink blossom. I’m looking forward to the rest of the hop. I do take all the classes; so I’m thinking of signing up for the program. I would love the opportunity to learn new skills and connect more with people who enjoy working with your stamps as much as I do.

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Lisa Petrella March 5, 2020 - 10:38

Gorgeous card! Thank you for the creative inspiration!!!

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Claudia K Anderson March 5, 2020 - 10:50

This is such a fun idea! I am such of fan of all the work of the AECP Educators!

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gail March 5, 2020 - 10:57

what an interesting concept.

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Sue D March 5, 2020 - 10:58

Beautiful floral card!

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Patricia Smith March 5, 2020 - 11:00

Such beautiful colors. The dimension makes it almost look real.

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mypapercraftworld March 5, 2020 - 11:00

A beautifully coloured design that just bursts with vibrancy and style … so lovely with that wonderful sentiment! Anita :)

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gail March 5, 2020 - 11:31

it is sooooo real – lovely

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Rachael Shedeed March 5, 2020 - 11:44

Lovely, and a great start.

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TERRI KOSZLER March 5, 2020 - 11:46

Erum this is such a stunning card, I love all of your card as you colour so beautifully

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DARLENE DESARIO March 5, 2020 - 11:51

Beautiful card. Altenew is the most gorgeous floral creator and as always cant wait to see all the inspirational posts.

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Kailash March 5, 2020 - 12:01

Gorgeous flower, love the colors and design!

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Carla Hundley March 5, 2020 - 12:03

Gorgeous flower card!
Love the colors.
Carla from Utah

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Isabel Z March 5, 2020 - 12:04

I love hops because they inspire me to create–thank you.

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BECCA YAHRLING March 5, 2020 - 12:04

It’s a beautiful painting that should be framed!! Always love Erum’s coloring & splatters.

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Maria C F March 5, 2020 - 12:05

Altenew does flowers like no other.

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Jenna Batik March 5, 2020 - 12:26

The vibrancy you achieve in the flower using the artist watercolors is amazing. I would love to try them out. Thanks for sharing such a beautiful card.

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Delia Wilkes March 5, 2020 - 12:43

Absolutely beautiful card. Erum’s colouring is always amazing.

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Catherine L March 5, 2020 - 12:46

Congrats to all the certified educators!

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Jade March 5, 2020 - 12:47

Altenew’s Educators are amazing! So talented and creative. I am always excited to see their cards and other projects. Thank you.

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Michele Clay March 5, 2020 - 13:15

I always love Erum’s card designs!

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Sharon Gullikson March 5, 2020 - 13:43

I just love your flowers. I started buying your stamps and dies recently, and love them.

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Liz O. March 5, 2020 - 14:23

Congratulations to all the educators and thank you to the Altenew Family for all the inspiration provided! I love that gorgeous water-colored floral stamp!

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Jeanne Beam March 5, 2020 - 14:36

Gorgeous card! Love all your flower stamps.

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Heidi Rees March 5, 2020 - 14:45

I absolutely love your floral stamps! All of them are just incredibly beautiful! So much inspiration and creativity from the Educators! Love to y’all!

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karen514 March 5, 2020 - 14:52

Stunning watercolor; the Wallpaper Art set is one of my all-time favorites!

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Deepa Lakshman March 5, 2020 - 15:13

This card is pretty and so looking forward to the creations of the other Altenew Educators.

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Karthikha Uday March 5, 2020 - 15:26

Wow! What a gorgeous floral card!! Amazing coloring!! <3

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Cindy C. March 5, 2020 - 16:04

Your card is beautiful and inspiring!

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Barbara Unger March 5, 2020 - 16:20

LOVE all the cards! All of them are so beautiful and inspirational to me. Will be making some tonight.

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Marisela Delgado March 5, 2020 - 16:50

Gorgeous cards! I am so excited to see what fabulous-ness the educators create.

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Marisela Delgado March 5, 2020 - 17:10

What fabulous cards these ladies created. I was blown away.

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Inkin' Chickie March 5, 2020 - 17:43

Wonderful coloring and such a fantastic start to the hop.

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Linda BL March 5, 2020 - 18:09

A gorgeous card to starr off this group of talented designers!

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Sharon Brand March 5, 2020 - 18:13

Your floral stamps are the best!

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kjwinston March 5, 2020 - 18:20

As usual, Erum’s cards make my jaw drop. That is just stunning. I am going to try that with the Paint-A-Flower Poppy.

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Annette Gordon March 5, 2020 - 18:36

What a beautiful card! I love your style, and have to pin almost every card you make to save and try and recreate for later! Can’t wait to see what the other talented artists have done!

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Sandhya Iyer March 5, 2020 - 19:55

How cool! Love all the inspiration shared by the team! I think Altenew has one of the best inspiration teams I have ever seen! I hop to join the educator program soon!

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Jo-Anne Tedfotd March 5, 2020 - 20:33

Beautiful flower especially the center! It look looks so real!

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Heather Mills March 5, 2020 - 21:12

This card is so gorgeous!! I LOVE this stamp set and you have showed it off to perfection!! I”m off to hop!

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Ruth Gauss March 5, 2020 - 21:43

Gorgeous card to start this hop off! I really need to make some pretty things so I will definitely enjoy linking up a project or two. Thank you so much for sharing!

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Mel H March 5, 2020 - 21:58

This is beautiful. Reminds me of the rose of Sharon that will be blooming soon.

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Greta H March 5, 2020 - 23:06

Congrats to all the educators! Erum’s card is stunning!

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Nelya March 5, 2020 - 23:25

Oh, my. This is so gorgeous! Watercolors + flowers = perfection! ?

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dorothyayotte March 6, 2020 - 00:14

Beautiful card and great sharing how it was done. Inspiring!

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dawnnz March 6, 2020 - 00:46

stunning card from Erum. I really must get onto finishing…. not much more to do. So much inspiration from some amazing artists.

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Patricia Brown March 6, 2020 - 01:01

Pretty card! Thanks for sharing.

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