38, Altenew Build-A-Flower: Flourishing Zinnia Blog Hop + Giveaway

Flourishing Zinnia_Blog Hop

Hello friends and welcome!  Today, I’m here to share with you a layout I made using the new Build-a-flower: Flourishing Zinnia stamp & die set from Altenew.

Blog Post BAF Flourishing Zinnia

Be sure to stop by the Altenew scrapbook blog and card blog and follow along the blog hop for more inspiration and giveaways.  (More information below.)

I decided to create a scrapbook layout using the stamps and die.  One of the great things about making your own embellishments is that you can choose the colors you want to make them.  My favorite color is blue & mint, so I thought why not!  I made 3 blue flowers and mint colored leaves, and I couldn’t be happier with how it turned out!

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I started out by stamping the flowers and leaves using the guide on the back of the stamp set.  I used the Altenew Northern Lights Mini ink cube set for the leaves, and for the flowers, I ended up using Distress inks.  Then, I used the matching dies to cut out the images.

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Next I trimmed my photos, and backed them to a piece of pattern paper from the Altenew Reflection scrapbook collection.  Since I used black & white photos, I could essentially make the layout whatever color I decided to.  I like the monochromatic look with just a little pop of color.  I chose a black and white striped paper from the same Reflection collection as my background.  I added a little mixed media on it, although most of it is covered by my photo and embellishments.  I added my flowers and some more bits and pieces from the Reflection scrapbook collection to embellish my layout.  My title is 38, and the “you are simply awesome” sentiment is from the Flourishing Zinnia stamp set.

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Here’s a closeup of the journaling.  I just found some funny “adulthood” quotes on Pinterest, and used them as my journaling to joke about me turning 38.  Ha!

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I love this cute stamp and die set!  The Build-A-Flower: Zinnia set includes a stamp set and a coordinating die set.  Here is the layering guide:

BAF Flourishing Zinnia Layering Guide (1)

You can also purchase the Build-A-Flower: Flourishing Zinnia & Ink Bundle.

Blog Post BAF Flourishing Zinnia & Ink Bundle

Here is the blog hop order:

Altenew Card Blog

Virginia Lu

Laurie Willison

Leigh Houston

Rubeena Ianigro

Raquel Bowman

Anna Komenda

Nina-Marie Trapani

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Zinia Redo

Therese Calvird

Kimberly Wiener

Jung AhSang    <——-  you are here!

Laura Jane

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to six lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog for a chance to win. Three winners will be announced on the Card Blog, and other three winners will be announced on the Scrapbook Blog on 10/9/2018.

*I will also be drawing a winner from my blog.  Leave me a comment, and I will draw a winner no later than 10/7/2018 for a $20 gift certificate!

That’s it for me!  I hope you like my layout, and don’t forget to leave a comment for the giveaway!

Happy Monday!

55 thoughts on “38, Altenew Build-A-Flower: Flourishing Zinnia Blog Hop + Giveaway

  1. This is such a pretty flower with so much dimension. Love It! Thanks for the beautiful inspiration! Love the colours and the layout


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