Sunday, August 22, 2021

Double Duty - Altenew

Barb, Kelly and I have a few different challenge/series going on each month. You're probably familiar with at least some of them - Three Musketeers, Ready Set Go!, Stamp What, Hot Mess Success... and on the 22nd of each month, the Double Duty series. This one was Barb's idea - and it is a lot of fun! A few months ago Barb invited another friend - Carol - to join us in this adventure.

Each month we each choose one stamp set from a pre-determined stamp company and make two cards using it. At least one thing has to be seen on both cards (color, embellishment, stamp, etc.). We post on a double-digit day each month, too - the 22nd. Today is the day!

This month's company is Altenew, and I can't be any more excite. I love Altenew stamps and own quite a few. After much consideration, I finally decided to use the Sweet Flowers stamps set, partly because I also own the coordinating die set and thought that gave me more options. 

The main reason I chose it, though, is because it gave me the option for coloring the image or stamping the colors. You'll notice that I did one of each on my cards.

Card #1

(Stamped Version)

Card #2

(Colored with Copic Markers)

I used basically the same layout for both cards and the same color of card base and embellishments. I did switch things up a bit, too. On Card #1 I used a background die and on Card #2 I used an embossing folder. I also use slightly different colors on the flowers.

Be sure to check out Barb's blogKelly's blog, and Carol's blog to see their Double Duty posts, too.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!

Stamp/Die Set: Altenew Sweet Flowers stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink CS 

Coloring Medium: Card #1 was stamped with Lawn Fawn Inks Celery Stick, Freshly Cut Grass, Lemonade, and Peach Fuzz) and Card #2 was colored with Copic Markers

Papers: Cougar 110# White and SU Pale Papaya CS 

Dies/Punch: Gina Marie Stitched Rectangle, MFT Stitched Rectangle Die, Waffle Flower Stitched Diamond Panel Die, and SU LargeOval Punch

Embossing Folder: Cuttlebug Matalese

Embellishments: Eyelet Outlet Glitter Enamel Dots 


Carol W said...

Jeanette both your cards are absolutely STUNNING!!! You did an amazing job coloring the images and love the colors you chose for both cards. You knowcked this one right out of the ballpark!

kiwimeskreations said...

Wonderful cards Jeanette - love how you have made the most of the challenge with two very individual cards
Stay safe

Lynn McAuley said...

Two fabulous backgrounds for these beautiful Altenew blossoms!! Gorgeous cards, Jeanette!