Craft Your Life Project Kit: Florescence Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in Total Prizes!)

by Emily
PK Florescence Blog Hop

Altenew's latest Craft Your Life Project Kit is now available, and it's a stunning group of coordinating products! We're celebrating this new release with a blog hop!

Craft Your Life Project Kit: Florescence features a beautiful 6×8 stamp set with two different corner floral arrangements, coordinating layering stencils, corner cut-out dies, and a 3D embossing folder! Here's a peek at this month's kit.

Craft Your Life Project Kit: Florescence

Craft Your Life Project Kit: Florescence

Enjoy floral florescence with stunning flowering blooms. Stamp the two elaborate clusters of poppies, chrysanthemums, and daisies to bring floral beauty to your projects. They are perfect to fill card backgrounds or frame your scrapbook layouts. Color the floral intricacies with watercolor or brush markers for a vibrant touch. Finally, stamp any of the uplifting sentiments or quotes to brighten a loved one's day. 

Such a beautiful kit, right? This kit is available for $59.99, but you can always join the monthly subscription to be guaranteed to receive these kits each month, and at a discounted price! Check out all of the details on how to subscribe to the Craft Your Life Project Kits HERE.

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Craft Your Life Project Kit Inspiration

I have two projects to share with you today using the new Craft Your Life Project Kit: Florescence, so let's get started with the details!

Craft Your Life Project Kit: Florescence

Both projects feature mustard as a prominent color, with some added golden gilding to add extra luxury. I also added some rich plum, maroon, and fuchsia watercoloring to create a unique and intense color palette.

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For the first card, I used the super-detailed 3D Embossing Folder included in the Craft Your Life Project Kit: Florescence with some deep mustard cardstock.

I ran the embossing folder with the mustard cardstock through my die-cutting machine to create the raised image, then swiped my Embossing Ink pad over the raised areas. I then sprinkled some gold embossing powder over the sticky ink and heated it with my heat gun.

These shining gilded edges help to add such a luxurious feel to the card front!

Craft Your Life Project Kit: Florescence card project

I splattered some Metallic Watercolors on the gilded card front to add some extra metallic shine.

I wanted to emphasize the beautiful embossed image even further, so I used a Blending Tool and some Yellow Ochre ink to blend some deep gold around the edges of the card front, highlighting the raised image.

Next, I heat embossed a greeting from Craft Your Life Project Kit: Florescence onto another strip of the same mustard-colored cardstock then backed it with some gold glitter paper from the Gilded Cardstock Set. A few iridescent golden gems finished it off!

Craft Your Life Project Kit: Florescence card project

For my second card, I heat embossed one of the floral corners from the Craft Your Life Project Kit: Florescence stamp set onto an A2 panel of watercolor paper using the same rich gold embossing powder.

I taped the embossed panel down to my watercolor board, leaving a wide edge to create a white frame, then used the Artist's Watercolor 24 Pan watercolor set to add lots of intense yellow, plum, magenta, and maroon color to the image and the surrounding area, mixing and matching the colors in the palette to create these custom colors.

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I removed the painter's tape from the edges of the card front once it had dried, then added a dimensional glittery gold die-cut sentiment from the Script Words 2 die set, cut from the Gilded Glitter Cardstock Set.

I also gold-embossed a greeting from Inside and Out: Thanks onto some coordinating maroon cardstock using the same gold embossing powder, then popped it up on the card front with foam adhesive. I added a few more iridescent gold gems for some added texture and sparkle.

Well, that's all for my projects today! I hope you enjoyed seeing the gorgeous new Craft Your Life Project Kit: Florescence kit in action. Now for some fun giveaway information!

Win one of these GIVEAWAY PRIZES!

PK Florescence Blog Hop Giveaway

$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $ 25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 05/18/2022 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 05/20/2022.

Blog Hop List

PK Florescence Projects Collage 2

Here's a list of all the wonderful designers joining today's hop. Your first stop is the super talented Jennifer McGuire! Make sure to leave lots of love on each blog hop stop! 

Altenew Card Blog
Jenny Colacicco
Mindy Eggen 
Virginia Lu
Cheryl Espie
Nathalie DeSousa
Nenette S. Madero
Terri Koszler
Angela Brennan
Jaycee Gaspar
Colleen Balija
Tenia Nelson
LauraJane
Maryam Perez 
Preeti Chandran
Reiko Tsuchida ***Note: Due to strict regulations in Japan, you might not be able to leave a comment on her blog post. 
Nandini Karmarkar
Laurie Patterson
Amy Hill
Bridget Casey
Linda Westfall
Eva Bussom
SathyaKala Sankaran
Ann Taylor
Rosie Neustaedter
Sande Woodson 
Susan Stagno
Daniel Diaz
Hussena Calcuttawala
Natasha Davies

Enjoy the hop! Thanks for stopping by!

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48 comments

Sindhu May 12, 2022 - 09:32

Beautiful design… Gorgeous inspirations…

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Patricia Wood May 12, 2022 - 10:20

Beautiful bold floral at its center

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Angela Hall May 12, 2022 - 10:24

Absolutely beautiful, you make me want to learn heat embossing.

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Nicole Jackson May 12, 2022 - 12:08

Amazing set! Love the flowers…

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Sheila Manning May 12, 2022 - 12:26

These cards are so beautiful!! I’m so inspired to try these techniques!

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Alexandra Y May 12, 2022 - 12:30

Absolutely stunning! I am in love with the floral images in this kit!

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Carol Celeste May 12, 2022 - 12:46

very pretty!

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Catherine Marie Derouche May 12, 2022 - 18:29

lovely set, can not wait to get hooping and see all the projects

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Greta H May 12, 2022 - 18:54

What a lovely kit & projects using it!

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Meghan Kennihan May 12, 2022 - 20:52

WOW WOW WOW! Gorgeous designs! LOVE the colors and embossing what a stunning flower!

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Donna Walls May 12, 2022 - 22:41

Gorgeous Kit this month and your inspiration is gorgeous also!

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Sharon Gullikson May 12, 2022 - 23:40

How pretty. I can’t wait to see more…

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joni52 May 13, 2022 - 07:32

Another amazing kit!

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Sue McRae May 13, 2022 - 13:19

Love these two floral corner stamps, gorgeous!

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Carol McCready May 13, 2022 - 14:15

This set is so Amazing. I have to subscribe;

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lservies May 13, 2022 - 15:10

Amazing kit! Got mine yesterday! Watched Lydia’s HOW TO video. Already made one card!

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Karen Schroeder May 13, 2022 - 16:57

Your cards are absolutely stunning!

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Laura Casselman May 14, 2022 - 16:35

Mustard never looked so good!

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Sandra May 14, 2022 - 17:14

I’m not usually a maker of floral cards, but these are beautiful! I might have to change my mind about florals!

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Chrisann Majernik May 14, 2022 - 17:18

Beautiful projects. Altenew makes me feel like an artist ❤

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Ashley Fischer May 14, 2022 - 17:29

UGH i really thought i didn’t need anymore supplies but blog hop showed me I was wrong and now I’m a subscriber 🤣

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Nicki Baxley May 14, 2022 - 17:29

Wow! Love these yellow cards.

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Dana Piazza May 14, 2022 - 17:32

Love it! My wish list just keeps getting bigger and bigger lol

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Louise M May 14, 2022 - 18:37

Awesome awesome such beautiful colors

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LaQuieta Gibson May 14, 2022 - 19:05

I love florescence! You knocked this out the ball park!

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Gillian Smith May 14, 2022 - 19:12

Lovely cards in gorgeous hues

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Theresa V May 14, 2022 - 19:18

Amazing! Such bright colors with so much pop!

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Nancy Threadgold May 14, 2022 - 21:34

Some very lovely cards

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Pat May 14, 2022 - 21:46

Beautiful cards. The colors you used are stunning,

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Bonnie Inks May 14, 2022 - 21:59

Very nice card. Love the colors. Beautiful stamp. Love that also. Thanks for the inspirations

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Bonnie Reed May 14, 2022 - 22:32

bright and colorful!

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Hauwa Ibrahim May 14, 2022 - 22:49

Great techniques. Love the vibrant colors, enough to make you smile from the heart ❤️ Beautiful

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Michelle Peleg May 14, 2022 - 23:18

Beautiful cards. I love the Mustard / yellow with the beautiful purples.

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Laurie May 15, 2022 - 00:13

I just received this set and can’t wait to try your ideas!

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Janet May 15, 2022 - 00:20

I am not a huge fan of dark yellow, but the dark yellow card with gold embossing was beautiful. Very elegant.

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Denise Bryant May 15, 2022 - 01:56

I love these beautiful cards! Gorgeous designs and color combos!

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shawninaz May 15, 2022 - 08:49

Wow, I just love these kits and wish I could have them all. This kit does not disappoint, off to the hop for more amazing inspiration! Thx Altenew!

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Amy Cooley May 15, 2022 - 09:07

Beautiful inspiration with this wonderful new kit!

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Lori Podolsky May 15, 2022 - 13:23

Gorgeous and very elegant cards, cheerful colours and fabulous insipiration.

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M.FATEMA May 15, 2022 - 14:05

Beautiful set as always and gorgeous cards!
Especially love the yellow and purple combo!!

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Sandra Baggarly May 15, 2022 - 14:32

What a pretty new kit!

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Kimberlee Shurin-Harper May 15, 2022 - 15:39

Such vibrant colored and the floral design is inspired!

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Sara Fail May 15, 2022 - 17:13

These are amazing.

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vickiedavis77 May 15, 2022 - 17:29

Really awesome cards. Love your colors!

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Steph L May 16, 2022 - 09:17

Beautiful!

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Bridget N May 16, 2022 - 13:55

The kit is beautiful, and the the two cards are stunning! Truly. What talent! TFS :-)

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Barb McCarthy May 17, 2022 - 03:31

I love this kit! Thanks for this wonderful blog contest with all this inspiration! I am in love!

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Jeanne Rice May 18, 2022 - 00:09

Gorgeous kit. Lovely cards.

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