Altenew Paint-A-Flower: Fashion Monger Dahlia Outline Stamp Set Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

by Norine

Hello Altenew friends and welcome to the PAF: Fashion Monger Dahlia Stamp release blog hop! We have an awesome line up of talent today, with inspiring projects that will make you NEED to add this set to your collection! Thank you for joining us; now let us tell you about this set!

Isn’t she a beaut!?

What better way to let your loved ones know they're not alone than with some gorgeous florals? This stamp set features a bouquet of fashion monger dahlias including three flowers in a beautiful arrangement. Stamp them on your paper crafting projects and color them in with your favorite coloring mediums!

As well, Altenew is offering a couple of bundles with this stamp set that are perfect for adding color to this outline image!

The first is the Watercolor 24 Pan Paint set along with the Paint-A-Flower Fashion Monger Dahlia Outline Stamp Set.

And the second bundle on offer is the Paint-A-Flower: Fashion Monger Dahlia & Watercolor Essential 12 Pan Set Bundle.

PROJECTS WITH PRODUCTS FROM TODAY’S RELEASE:

For my Paint-A-Flower cards this month, I didn’t take the traditional route of stamping and coloring or painting. Instead, I chose a more graphic and decorative approach.

For my first card, I stamped parts of the outline image all over an A2-sized watercolor card panel, filling in all the areas and heat setting with white embossing powder.

Then I painted in the entire panel with shades of olive green, turquoise green, blue, and lavender, letting the colors pool, blend, and interact with each other. I did (sort of) focus the greens on the leaves but then used a mix of the other shades on the petals and background areas.

I debated the variety of techniques I could used to add the sentiment, but didn’t want to cover any more of the lovely stamped or painted design, so in the end, I decided to try simply stamping and heat embossing right over top of what I had already stamped and heat embossed, and I really love the look! To support the black greeting, I added a few black enamel dots.

For my second card, I wanted to stay with the same general color scheme, so I started by painting a bunch of strips of watercolor cardstock with the same shades of paint as I’d used on the first card.

I trimmed the painted strips into varying widths and taped them together with washi tape and double-sided adhesive on the back. Then I put the cardstock stripped panel into the MISTI and stamped a single outlined image with embossing ink and heat set with white embossing powder.

I added the greeting (included in the set) to a strip near the bottom, and then trimmed the panel and matted it with a piece of coordinating cardstock before adhering it all to a folded white cardstock card base. I finished the card with the addition of some clear and white hole-less sequins.

Now before I send you off to the other blogs on this hop, let me tell you about some giveaways!

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 07/28/2021 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 07/30/2021.

Blog Hop Order

Altenew Card Blog – You are here.

Jaycee Gaspar

Amanda Baldwin

Erum Tasneem

Carol Hintermeier

Virginia Lu

Jenny Colacicco

Tenia Nelson

Sandhya Iyer

Nathalie DeSousa

Terri Koszler

Emily Midgett

LauraJane

Norine Borys

Verity Biddlecombe

Seeka

Daniel Diaz

Nenette S. Madero

Bridget Casey

Tina Smith

Justine Hovey

Thank you for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the hop!

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gransarah July 22, 2021 - 09:07

What a beautiful stamp set! The flowers are lovely and the sentiments are surely some I will return to many times.

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Kailash July 22, 2021 - 09:30

Gorgeous flower!

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Stacey Kowbel July 22, 2021 - 10:13

Beautiful new paint-a-flower! I really love Norine’s inspiration!

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Michele F July 22, 2021 - 10:16

Stunning cards, Norine! I especially love the dramatic colors you’ve chosen – they’ve been my jam lately, too!
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Jeanne Rice July 22, 2021 - 10:18

Both cards are beautiful. Thanks for the inspiration

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Donna Walls July 22, 2021 - 10:22

Oh My Norine, your cards are absolutely stunning! I’m excited to hop through and see all the inspiration for this set!

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Maria del Valle July 22, 2021 - 10:24

Absolutely stunning card!

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Isabel Z July 22, 2021 - 10:25

What a stunning card that showcases the new set beautifully.

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Nancy G July 22, 2021 - 10:44

Stunning cards! Love the colors you’ve chosen.

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Sharon Newman July 22, 2021 - 10:48

Those cards are amazing. I love this stamp. It is quite lovely!

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alice k. July 22, 2021 - 10:57

I have visted all the blogs and I am just in awe with the variety of designs that the designers achieved. One single stamp, looking new and fresh and different every time.

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joni52 July 22, 2021 - 11:05

Stamp is gorgeous love the cards!!

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BRENDA LEE N July 22, 2021 - 11:27

Beautiful cards! Love the colors!

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Joni J. Seith July 22, 2021 - 11:28

Beautiful!!!

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Denise MacIntyre July 22, 2021 - 11:38

Simply like be Altenew products. Always something new and fun!

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barbara lassiter July 22, 2021 - 11:45

The second card is beautiful, but the first card is one I want to try first. It’s awesome and I love the color choices. I love this type of outline design that allows one to create something fairly quickly. Thanks for the inspiration Norine.

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Peg Frushour July 22, 2021 - 11:47

Absolutely gorgeous cards!!!

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Sharon Gullikson July 22, 2021 - 11:47

How pretty this image is. Nice stamp to add to my collection :)

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Janice B July 22, 2021 - 12:07

The first card is absolutely gorgeous. I’m going to give the technique a try!

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ltom12 July 22, 2021 - 12:28

Love the options for the dahlia “paint a flower” stamp set!

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Patricia Brown July 22, 2021 - 12:29

Beautiful cards!

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Ann Taylor July 22, 2021 - 13:10

Beautiful! I especially like the first card. Thanks for sharing your talent.

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micktucs2019 July 22, 2021 - 13:24

Awesome cards – I want to try my hand at these techniques!

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Sandy July 22, 2021 - 13:25

Love these beauties!

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Nancy Wilcox July 22, 2021 - 13:30

Beautiful cards with this magnificent stamp!

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Carol McCready July 22, 2021 - 13:40

Beautiful cards. I love the color palette you chose. Great new Paint A Flower stamp set; I love Dahlias.

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Sheri Kempke July 22, 2021 - 14:03

Amazing–the dahlia stamp looks so fun to color! Great examples by the designers too! Thanks Altenew.

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Denise Bryant July 22, 2021 - 14:03

Beautiful floral design, and I love the sentiments in this set too! Lovely cards!

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Diane Baldessari July 22, 2021 - 14:05

The card you made with the watercolor background using olive green, blue, turquoise green and lavender is gorgeous and with the new stamp on it is perfect.

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Anne Sturgeon July 22, 2021 - 14:08

What wonderful shades of blue on both cards. Love the dahlia and it looks so lovely heat embossed in white. The sentiments with this set are simple and to the point. TFS

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Jeanne Beam July 22, 2021 - 14:26

Such gorgeous cards! Love the colors and designs…
Thanks for sharing.

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Nandini July 22, 2021 - 14:32

This is such a beautiful set! And the inspiration cards are gorgeous!

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knurse22 July 22, 2021 - 14:38

I love the unique and creative way you have used this beautiful new stamp set on your cards! I am going to try out both techniques for sure! Thanks for your inspiration.

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Deborah Smith July 22, 2021 - 14:38

Beautiful colors! Love embossing in white.

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Patty Valker July 22, 2021 - 14:56

Just when I thought I had enough floral stamps, you come out with one so unique I have to have it. Thank you

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Tricia Hoy July 22, 2021 - 15:04

This stamp looks so versatile. I love flowers. I especially like the cardstock strip card. It almost looks like washi!

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Angela C. Posch July 22, 2021 - 15:25

Lovely stamp set.

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Tari R July 22, 2021 - 15:50

I can’t wait for my stamp set to arrive. Thanks Altenew for great paint a flower stamps each month!

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Dana K Williams July 22, 2021 - 16:12

All the cards a so beautiful. I cant wait to try some of the techniques I was. I’m new to your site, but everything I have purchased, I love! I’m so excited about making cards again.

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Greta H July 22, 2021 - 16:32

Really love your cards, Norine! Beautiful set!

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kjudy1 July 22, 2021 - 16:35

Gorgeous stamp set. The cards on this hop are beautiful. I love the font of the sayings in this set.

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beccab33324 July 22, 2021 - 16:35

What a beautiful set this is!! And some gorgeous inspiration, too.

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Michelle Coleman July 22, 2021 - 16:41

I love them all, but that one by Norine Borys really speaks to me. It’s gorgeous.

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Lisa Lombardi-Bello July 22, 2021 - 17:00

This new stamp is a beauty! I never thought I would get into watercolors but I find myself drawn to the Paint a Flower Series of stamps. They lend themselves so well to watercolors and it’s not that hard to get the hang of it and create beautiful cards.

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Kristine Boydstun July 22, 2021 - 17:18

These cards are so lovely. I love the color palette.

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Linda BL July 22, 2021 - 17:37

Beautiful cards! Love the blues and green with the white flower outlines.

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Jill July 22, 2021 - 18:29

Beautiful watercoloring! Wish I had more faith in myself to try it.

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karen514 July 22, 2021 - 18:53

These are stunning cards made with, of course, another fabulous floral set!

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Sandra Baggarly July 22, 2021 - 19:23

Love this stamp! I’m really enjoying the paint-a-flower series.

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Maureen Turner July 22, 2021 - 19:37

These are just beautiful!

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