November 2022 Blossoming Creativity Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in Total Prizes!) | Monochromatic Miss You Card

by Emily

Blog Hop Newsletter

Hi there! Emily Midgett here with you today, and I am excited to be the first stop on the second Simply Scientific release blog hop! I'm sharing a monochromatic miss you card featuring some new products from this collection.

This month's release features such a huge array of new products in so many different styles and subjects. There truly is something for everyone in this release! In case you missed the first blog hop, check it out HERE.

I chose to pair the new Fancy Miss You die with a few older products and the brand-new Trailblazing Fresh Dye Inks to create this monochromatic, blue-tiful project. Let's get started with the details!

monochromatic miss you card

Monochromatic Miss You Card

I began by doing some ink blending with the Flower Bunch layering stencil set. I arranged the stencil so that it was tucked up in the corner of a horizontal A2 card front cut from some very pale blue cardstock. I used blending brushes to blend the different layers using the Blue Mountains, Frosted Foliage, and Woodland Escape inks.

The new inks blended beautifully over the top of the pale blue cardstock!

112222 Fancy Miss You Flower Bunch Stencil Fine Frames CP 2

Next, I die cut the brand new Fancy Miss You die three times from the same pale blue cardstock used for the card base.

The joints on this die help keep this intricate die-cut quite sturdy, making it very easy and quick to adhere all of the pieces together using liquid adhesive.

The resulting dimensional die-cut is very firm and easy to maneuver onto the card front! I also die cut a partial “you are loved” greeting from the Slim Sentiments die set, then blended some Indigo Skies ink over the top to create a much darker blue die-cut. The darker blue shade helps to make this small die-cut pop from amongst the busy background!

monochromatic miss you card

I lightly blended some Water Hyacinth ink around the edges of the pale blue card front to add a bit more interest to the background, then added a few very thin frames cut from the same pale blue cardstock using the Fine Frames Cover Die to help draw the eye to the center of the miss you card.

I adhered the sentiment die-cuts using liquid adhesive, placing the pale blue “miss you” directly over the top of the vibrant blended bouquet. The extra height helps to make the greeting that much more visible! Finally, I added a few coordinating blue gemstones to add some sparkle to the card front.

Well, that's all for my miss you card project today! Now, on to the fun giveaway and blog hop!

Giveaway Prizes

Blog Hop Giveaway 1

$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 11/26/2022 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 11/29/2022.

Blog Hop

Projects Collage 1 1

Altenew Blog

Agnieszka Małyszek

Virginia Lu

Teresa Litchfield

Amy Hill

Kari VanNoy

Betty D. Wright

Teri Wilson

Svitlana Shayevich

Bridget Casey

Erin Thompson

Kelly Taylor

Which project/s caught your eye? Comment below! Thanks for stopping by! 

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betsgreene November 22, 2022 - 12:40

“The Blues” is the perfect color scheme for a Miss You card.
It’s such a strong statement that delivers a personal message of caring & love. Thank you for sharing.

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Meghan Kennihan November 22, 2022 - 15:04

WOW! Emily, I love the design of this card! The colors are perfect for the sentiment!

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joni52 November 22, 2022 - 17:47

Love the blues, beautiful card!

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Deborah Hellman November 22, 2022 - 19:14

Beautiful card ❤️

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Sarah Haumschild November 22, 2022 - 20:17

Emily, I can’t believe how crisp and clean these inks are. Your card as usual is so pretty❤

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Denise Bryant November 22, 2022 - 20:20

Gorgeous ‘miss you’ card by Emily! I love the design and colors!

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Nancy Wilcox November 23, 2022 - 11:59

Love the muted tones of your card.

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Verna Angerhofer November 23, 2022 - 13:33

This card is so beautiful wit the blue colors.

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Pai C Meng November 23, 2022 - 13:38

very pretty!

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Patricia Ladd November 23, 2022 - 14:16

I love the thin line frames–they make the card much more interesting. You did a fabulous job of ink blending!

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Altenew November 28, 2022 - 18:35

It is really nice and gorgeous!

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Sharon Gullikson November 23, 2022 - 14:31

The blues are so pretty. And I love the THIN frame

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Shirley Turner November 23, 2022 - 14:44

The blue made the card so soothing.

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Shirley Turner November 23, 2022 - 14:47

Emily the color choice really set the mood.

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teenarocks November 23, 2022 - 14:57

Love this card. The soft blue is a favorite of mine and I’m just becoming familiar with your layering stencils which I’m crazy about!

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Sharon Brand November 23, 2022 - 16:18

This is so pretty! Love the colours!

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Geri S November 23, 2022 - 16:31

Definitely blue-tiful! Love how the fine frames make it pop. Love this card!

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Sheri Kempke November 23, 2022 - 16:38

I love this blue card!

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Jennifer Barkdull November 23, 2022 - 17:12

Gorgeous card!!

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Jeanne Rice November 23, 2022 - 17:46

Great release. Love the cards and inspiration!

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Maggie Henry November 23, 2022 - 18:04

Beautiful card. As someone with a scientist in the family I’m excited for the Chemistry Vases bundle!

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Altenew November 28, 2022 - 18:36

Can’t wait to see your project, Maggie!

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Joni J. Seith November 23, 2022 - 18:52

That card is GORGEOUS!!! I love the stamp. I love the color combination! And I love the layout!!!

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Ann Tolman November 23, 2022 - 23:15

Love your card and the slim rectangles set off the design beautifully.

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Donna Walls November 24, 2022 - 08:29

Emily’s card is gorgeous and the colors are so very pretty together.

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Nandini November 24, 2022 - 09:24

All the inspiration cards are beautiful! But I really love Emily’s elegant monochromatic card!

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Rita Turkowski November 24, 2022 - 13:14

Love the tones used and details of your card.

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Dee Earnshaw November 24, 2022 - 15:04

ooooh I love this card – beautiful design

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Sandra Baggarly November 24, 2022 - 18:10

Such a gorgeous card. Love the colors!

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Dorothy Ayotte November 25, 2022 - 02:25

This is fun- another blog hop! The miss you die is so pretty and the message is lovely!

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Marisela Delgado November 25, 2022 - 05:52

Gorgeous cards!

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Monika Davis November 25, 2022 - 09:06

Gorgeous florals! Happy Thanksgiving!

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Laraine November 25, 2022 - 10:37

Gorgeous!! Love the colors!! Off to hop

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Lynn Chan November 25, 2022 - 18:55

Wow the Miss You is really intricate! But looks so pretty on that background!! Love the new inks!

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Karen Letchworth November 25, 2022 - 23:11

Emily’s card is stunning in the monochromatic blues. I cannot WAIT to see the rest of the amazing inspiration in this Altenew Blog Hop. How exciting!

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Lauryne Cunningham November 26, 2022 - 07:38

What a beautiful card, Emily! I love the colors!

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