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Altenew Educators “Giving Thanks” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway


Welcome to the Altenew Educators Blog Hop!You should have hopped over from Helen Kalb.   This is no ordinary hop! We want YOU to join in on the fun as well. There is a Linky Party going on at the Altenew Card Blog. All you have to do is link up your “giving thanks” creations and mention that you are taking part in the Altenew Educators Blog Hop and Linky Party. So what are you waiting for?! Link up!!

I created two cards today using the same stamp set.  Breezy Bouquet is so fun to color. I used the Artist Grade watercolors from Altenew to color these two cards…. Seriously. Both cards took about 10 minutes to make total.


NEXT UP ON THE HOP: Maryam Sharara 


Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 3 lucky winners! Please leave a comment here on the Altenew Card Blog by 6/17/2020 for a chance to win. Altenew will also draw a winner to receive a $15 Altenew gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. All winners will be announced on the Card Blog on 6/21/2020.


Altenew will pick 2 of our favorite handmade creations from those who joined the linky party and they will each receive a $15 Altenew gift certificate! 

Special offer:

FREE U.S. shipping with code HAPPY6T or $5 OFF international shipping with code SHOPPING6T at checkout on orders over $29. Offer valid from 6/10/2020 at 12:01 am EDT through6/11/2020 at 11:59 pm EDT. Shop HERE! Not valid on prior purchases. Cannot be combined with other promo codes. Not valid on Altenew Academy Classes and Virtual Workshops.

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  1. Laurie Schlichter says:

    Beautiful cards. I love the simplicity.

  2. I love the vases! What beautiful coloring and flowers! Perfect CAS

  3. What lovely bouquets!!

  4. Sharon Gullikson says:

    So pretty. I love the bouquets…

  5. Lovely bouquets, the grey water background is stunning

  6. Such pretty cards! Love that bouquet!

  7. Erum Tasneem says:

    These cards rock and so do you!! Thank you for being part of this hop!

  8. Love your cards! So pretty 🙂

  9. Verna Angerhofer says:

    Your cards are beautiful!

  10. Carolyn R says:

    Lovely bouquets of happiness! I have really enjoy your stenciling classes in the Academy.

  11. I just *love* the background on your first card – so moody and striking. Absolutely gorgeous.

  12. These cards are so pretty! I love both versions of the flowers. They look equally beautiful in warm or cool colors!

  13. Nancy McClelland says:

    Love your cards and the beautiful bouquets

  14. Marisela Delgado says:

    So Beautiful!

  15. jadewongmcclung says:

    What pretty, pretty cards. Lovely.

  16. Christine A says:

    Lovely cards Laurel

  17. Peg Frushour says:

    Very pretty cards – the little bouquets are so nice!

  18. Lois says:

    So cute. Thanks for sharing

  19. Christine Pennington says:

    Your coloring is pure perfection. Thank you for sharing.

  20. dorothyayotte says:

    So pretty! I really like your water coloring. Very inspirational!

  21. Wanda Webster says:

    The cards are very pretty. They look like they took longer than 10 minutes. Wonderful job. Have a blessed day and stay safe.

  22. Inkin' Chickie says:

    Nice share. Good grouping.

  23. Jacque Rodgers says:

    Lovely Cards!

  24. stampingrama says:

    Absolutely stunning and creatively inspirational card(s)!

  25. Jody V says:

    Beautiful cards. Thanks for sharing.

  26. Beautifully colored and remind me of the flowers my Dad used to bring my a Mom.

  27. Laura Casselman says:

    I love how you placed a die cut of the flower on top of the wrapper! It looks more like real!

  28. pamboe says:

    I like your style. Great colors for summer.

  29. Sheri says:

    I love that bouquet stamp. Nice cards!

  30. Laurel, your cards are simply lovely and these two cards are outstanding.

  31. Patty A Eifert says:

    They are both beautiful Laurel!!

  32. Suzanne Russell says:

    Beautiful cards, Laurel. Thanks for sharing!

  33. Doris H. says:

    Very nice.

  34. Nice cards, Laurel!!

  35. Beautiful bouquets! Love the way they’re colored!

  36. Ruth Luther says:

    Beautiful cards

  37. Patricia Beck says:

    Your cards are lovely! And your vase and shadows/grey background is painted so well. That you can paint it in 10 minutes astounds me, as it takes me 10 minutes just to take it in! Thank you for sharing, and celebrating our front line workers.

  38. michiganderintexas says:

    10 minutes – no way – I’m stymied as to your talent.

  39. Cyndi Morris says:

    Beautiful cards. I love that Breezy Bouquet set.

  40. Love how you showcased the image different ways. So pretty!

  41. You do great work! Thanks for sharing!

  42. Dawn Tooley says:

    Beautiful cards! I love the watercolor look. Thanks for sharing!

  43. Janis in ID says:

    Amazing effect with your watercoloring. Love the deep shadowy tones of the first one!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  44. Very pretty. Great coloring. Love the background wash on the first card.

  45. Laura Long says:

    Oooo! The purple with the dusky, watercolor background is GREAT. Thanks for sharing.

  46. Carol McCready says:

    I love your cards. That Breezy Bouquet is on of my favorite Altenew stamp sets.

  47. I love those bouquet cards!

  48. Amber Bissonnette says:

    Love your cards!! Especially the grey watercolour background with the purple flowers! So pretty

  49. Beautiful cards,, love the new watercolors.

  50. Lovely cards Laurel, I love that stamp set!

  51. Sharon Lambert says:

    Lovely colours

  52. Lauryne Cunningham says:

    Gorgeous cards! I love the striped borders and the grey watercolor background!

  53. Angela Clark says:

    Lovely cards Laurel. I think it would take me longer than 10 minutes though.

  54. Penny L Pynnonen says:

    I especially like the black and white edging…very classy

  55. love your cards Laurel!

  56. Laraine says:

    Beautiful bouquets! Thank you for the inspiration!

  57. Mary-Anne V says:

    Very pretty…the grey background on that card give it a cool look.

  58. Sue D says:

    Lovely flowers and I like the backgrounds.

  59. Carol E. Wortman says:

    Really pretty cards that are soft and really say thankful! Lovely

  60. wow, so beautiful!

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