July 2023 Marvelous Monthly Series Release Video Hop + Giveaways ($300 in Total Prizes)

by Lydia Evans

July 2023 Marvelous Monthly Series Video Hop Featured Blog Post Image Welcome to July 2023 Marvelous Monthly Series Video Hop + Giveaway! It's Lydia here. This series will be featuring your fave subscription products and an incredible GRAND PRIZE that you wouldn't want to miss! Keep on reading to find out the incredible grand prize that awaits you! Early Access Bundle May 2023 Monthly Subscription Release scaled

July 2023 Marvelous Monthly Series

Add gorgeous tropical toucans, lilies, whimsical blooms, a succulent, and more to all your DIY projects! This release has all you need for cardmaking, scrapbooking, and journaling. Your ideas will burst to life from paper once you add these fun products to your stash. We can't wait to see what you create!

  Today, I'm going to show you a great technique that helps ‘soften' colors using white pigment ink. 20230628 131610 1 I started by stamping the large image from Build-A-Garden Sweet Lilies onto a piece of Classic Crest Solar White Cardstock using Jet Black Ink.

I then colored the stamped image using the coordinating Simple Coloring Stencil and some Mini Ink Blending Tools. The inks I used are Cherry Sweet, Tickled Pink, Be Grapeful, Berry Cool, Tangerine Dream, Lemonade Stand, and Lettuce Celebrate Fresh Dye Inks.

To add more detail and depth the to images I added a little shading to the inked flowers using Artist Markers in colors Ruby Red, Rubellite, Lagoon, Ultraviolet, Marigold, and Honey Drizzle. 20230628 131615 1 Once the image was fully colored I die cut the image and then cut down the center. I moved one half of the image over to the side and then on the other I inked over the whole piece using Cloud White Pigment Ink– this added a layer of ink adding a pastel look to the usually bright inks used on the image.

To finish off the cards I used a strip of patterned paper from Essential Black & White Paper Pack and the sentiments are from the same stamp set. 20230628 131619 1 To see how these cards came together please watch the video below. Or over on YouTube:

Thanks so much for stopping by! Check out these additional card inspirations coming from other card designers: Marvelous monthly Series June 2023 Projects Collage 2 SHOP CTA BUTTON Some of these incredible card projects were created by our designers and guest designers as part of our upcoming blog hop and Instagram hop! Come back tomorrow (07/18/2023) to see more card ideas in our blog hop, and check out our Instagram page for the Instagram hop on 07/19/2023!

July 2023 Marvelous Monthly Series Video Hop Giveaway

Giveaway Prizes

$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $100 gift certificate to 1 grand prize winner and a $50 gift certificates to 4 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew video and/or each designer’s YouTube video on the hop list by 07/23/2023 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 5 random winners and announce them on the Altenew Winners Page on 07/25/2023.

***IMPORTANT! Please leave a comment on each video on the hop list below – NOT on this post – to be entered into the giveaway. 

Video Hop List

Here's the list of all the amazing designers joining today's subscription release video hop. Make sure you drop by each stop and leave them lots of love!

Which product/s caught your eye in this month's new release? Are you excited to try our new ensembles? Comment below! Thanks for stopping by!


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Donna Walls July 17, 2023 - 2:37 PM

Congrats on this fantastic release. So many gorgeous products and Lydia’s inspiration is gorgeous!

Ann Tolman July 17, 2023 - 5:46 PM

What a beautiful release! Lydia you always do a wonderful introduction to the new stamps, dies and stencils- Thanks!

Jeanne Rice July 17, 2023 - 11:05 PM

Beautiful release. I love watching the video. The cards are gorgeous.

mypaperepiphany July 17, 2023 - 11:09 PM

So many wonderful new products!

carsher July 18, 2023 - 1:32 PM

Wow! Such great new products! I especially love that Stargazer lily die set!

Sadia Ashraf July 19, 2023 - 4:04 AM

These are very amazing inspiration Lydia!

Gail July 20, 2023 - 9:38 AM

I had a lot of fun last weekend with the new Craft Your Life Kit. The embossing folder and matching stencil were a breeze to use.

Dorothy Ayotte July 20, 2023 - 4:29 PM

I think the new craft your life kit is stunning!

Debbie Frank July 21, 2023 - 2:57 AM

Love all the kits!


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