March 2018 Stencils, Ink Sprays, and Washi Tapes Blog Hop + Giveaway

by Lilith Eeckels

Welcome to the March 2018 Stencils, Ink Sprays, and Washi Tapes Blog Hop. If you have joined us from Vicky Papaioannou’s blog then you are right on track.

I am so happy to share some of the projects I made using these wonderful new products and I am particularly excited about the new washi tapes. They are just amazing and I love the size of them. They give you endless possibilities and are perfect for card making, scrapbooking and home deco. You can buy them separately or in a bundle of 5.

 For my first project, I decided to revamp a wood frame using the Floral Flurries Washi Tape.

First, I added the tape to the wood panel and then I also put it on some cardstock. The next step was to cut out different flowers from the washi tape and adhere them to the frame. This adds dimension and detail.

For one of the inner panels, I used the Classy Stripes StencilI’m using pink and purple inks to create the gradient in colors. (Cherry Blossom Oval Ink Set and the Shades of Purple Oval Ink Set)

For some extra detail, I used the Birds of a Feather Stamp and Die Set to create my birds. The sentiments come from the Wings of Hope Stamp Set and the Happy Dreams Stamp Set

For my second project, I combined the Watercolor Bouquet Stencil and the Dotted Washi Tape.

I started by stenciling the base image and picked two light shades: Dew Drop Crisp Ink and Minty Mint Crisp Ink.  I used a blending tool to add the color. Once the base images were stenciled, I took the detailed image and went over the images with a darker shade (Aqualicious and Sweet Leaf).

For contrast, I used the Dotted Washi Tape on the right border. I had an old leaf die cut and used that to frame the photo. I also picked out some acetate die cuts from the Reflection Scrapbook Collection and adhered them to the layout creating a visual triangle.

 

The title was made using the Bold Alphabet Die Set and I chose a patterned paper from the Reflection Scrapbook Collection that had the same tones and the ink I used. To make them stand out, I doodled around the edges. I love little details so I added a little bit of shimmer using the Iridescent Spray Ink.

You can see how the layout came together by watching it below or in HD on YouTube.

Giveaway!

Now, no blog hop would be complete without a giveaway.

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Wednesday, March 14th for a chance to win. Six winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 3/17/2018.

There are also many more giveaways up for grabs in the blog hop.

Enjoy the ride and we hope you feel inspired by our amazing Design Team and guests.

Happy scrapping!

Your next stop is the amazingly talented Laura Bassen.

Full Blog Hop List:

Altenew Card Blog

Debby Hughes

Amy Tan

Lydia Evans

Jennifer McGuire

Virginia Lu

Vicky Papaioannou

Altenew Scrapbook Blog ***You are HERE***

Laura Bassen ***Next Stop***

Paige Evans

May Sukyong Park

Svitlana Shayevich

Nina-Marie Trapani

Erum Tasneem

Karin Åkesdotter

Lilith Eeckels

Crystal Thompson

Therese Calvird

Laurel Beard

Rubeena Ianigro

Nicole Picadura

 

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Linnea Sundstrom March 8, 2018 - 9:59 am

luv the washi and the different sizes!!

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Jodi C March 8, 2018 - 10:02 am

I got the Wings of Hope set with the intention of creating a piece of Art for my creative space. I was feeling bad that I haven’t done it yet…..but now am so glad I waited!! I can use the stencils and washis with it …..like your stunning example ?. Thank You!!!

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D.Ann C March 8, 2018 - 10:05 am

Who knew washi could be so gorgeous!! Love what you guys have done with these pretty new tapes!

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Viveca V. March 8, 2018 - 10:36 am

Beautiful scrapbook layouts. Love the dimension from the washi tape cutouts.

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RENEE COLLIER March 8, 2018 - 10:40 am

The washi tape is so amazing; it has been added to my wish list! The inspirational pieces have so much detail with so many things to feast my eyes on….thank you!

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Mary Turk March 8, 2018 - 10:40 am

Love the new products. So happy there is now WIDE washi tape. Brilliant. The water color bouquet stencil presents endless possibilities.

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Maryam crafter March 8, 2018 - 10:48 am

Love this project and the this layout too.

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Jennifer Petersen March 8, 2018 - 10:52 am

Beautiful new washi tape! So many great uses for it too!

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LisaH March 8, 2018 - 10:54 am

I love your new Washi Tape the large size is fantastic. It can be used in so many ways! This is so innovative!

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Linda Fornshell March 8, 2018 - 11:15 am

Love your new releases! And the new stencils… so many possibilities! Design team has done a grand job of showing off your new products!

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Irene Charalambidou March 8, 2018 - 11:26 am

I love this release! I really want to try some of these new stencils. Beautiful creations, thanks for sharing!

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Steph March 8, 2018 - 11:30 am

Love the new releases!!

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Angela U March 8, 2018 - 12:01 pm

loving all the new releases. Washi tape so pretty.

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sherry butcher March 8, 2018 - 12:52 pm

Great, love the stencils. Thanks for sharing.

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Penny J March 8, 2018 - 1:11 pm

I am in love with all the flowers in this release! So beautiful. I’m ready for Spring! Thanks for the chance to win!

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Marsha March 8, 2018 - 1:12 pm

There are so many wonderful things in this collection! The first things going into my wish list and/or cart are going to be the floral washi tape and at least some of the stencils (or when they come back into stock!)

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Beth B. March 8, 2018 - 1:15 pm

Floral Flurries is gorgeous! Come on Spring!

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Lynda March 8, 2018 - 2:09 pm

I love what you did with the frame in particular, but an amazing assortment of items you have used. 🙂

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Jean Chaney March 8, 2018 - 2:25 pm

Loving all the inspiration along the way showing all the wonderful new products from Altenew!

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Linda Anderson March 8, 2018 - 2:58 pm

Love the new washi tape!

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Mary Holshouser March 8, 2018 - 3:08 pm

Love Lilith’s little windows on her layout.
Beautiful designs.
thanks for sharing
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Carol Henderson March 8, 2018 - 3:19 pm

I love this release, but then I love everything Altenew puts out! Thank you again for another series of great products.

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Cindy Evanoff March 8, 2018 - 3:21 pm

Oh that washi tape will get you every time…especially these…thanks for the beautiful examples

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Donna March 8, 2018 - 3:27 pm

Fantastic new release and great inspiration from the design team!

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cyndi morris March 8, 2018 - 3:50 pm

I love that beautiful and inspirational frame. Wonderful projects.

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Patti March 8, 2018 - 4:52 pm

I’ve never been a huge Washington fan but these new oversized ones would change my minfpd. Love the flowers and all the stencils. Fabulous release.

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Patti March 8, 2018 - 4:53 pm

Sorry Washi

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Linda K March 8, 2018 - 5:07 pm

wow- to your beautiful layouts and the new release! the washi tapes are so unique and just gorgeous-really a must have!

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Tracey Randolph March 8, 2018 - 5:26 pm

I love the washi tape!

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Marisela Delgado March 8, 2018 - 5:45 pm

What beautiful paper!

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Karen Tarolli March 8, 2018 - 5:50 pm

Love the big, new washi tapes, Inks, sprays and anything and everything with flowers!

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Brenda Kuder March 8, 2018 - 6:17 pm

I love the beautiful washi tapes and the amazing stencils.

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Denise Gardner March 8, 2018 - 6:22 pm

love new release day!

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Janet Ingraham March 8, 2018 - 6:41 pm

FABULOUS! Especially love the frame frames!

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Marlee S. March 8, 2018 - 6:45 pm

Wow! What a fabulous release! I love all of the new stencils and the wider washi tape is so unique.

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Joyce Gouwens March 8, 2018 - 6:50 pm

The new large washi tapes are just beautiful!!

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Jill March 8, 2018 - 6:56 pm

Looooove the big Washi tape! So beautiful and so many uses. Can’t wait to get my hands on some!

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Helen March 8, 2018 - 7:07 pm

These layouts show so well how this new release works like a dream for scrapbookers! tfs

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Anna Colby March 8, 2018 - 8:58 pm

What a great hop so far, I just love all the wonderful projects and the new products are so amazing I can’t wait to try them myself.

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Laraine Randall March 8, 2018 - 9:27 pm

Fabulous release& layout!

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Annalisa March 8, 2018 - 11:22 pm

Wow! I love how you matched the inks to the washi tape in your first layout. You did an amazing job; the birds look like they could have come from a matched set of washi! Thanks so much for sharing with us!

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Susan G. March 8, 2018 - 11:45 pm

Great projects. Another great release. I would love to be able to get everything

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Kristina Beagle March 8, 2018 - 11:51 pm

Loving this Washi!!

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Sharon L. March 8, 2018 - 11:58 pm

While I am really a card maker, I like the way this layout came about, and can see a similar design for a lovely card.

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Taylor Ficarelli March 9, 2018 - 2:06 am

I like the idea of the frame revamp with the new washi tape. The sizes of the tape is awesome!!!!

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Sara Corb March 9, 2018 - 5:13 am

I usually don’t use washi tape, but these are wonderful. Every details are beautiful! I would like to create an album with this style .

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Violet Rose March 9, 2018 - 7:30 am

Love all the washi tapes!

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Sabrina Radican March 9, 2018 - 7:48 am

Gorgeous washi tape and I love the layouts!!

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Nandini Karmarkar March 9, 2018 - 8:18 am

Beautiful projects from a great new release. Love the stencils especially.

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Terri Trotter Earley March 9, 2018 - 8:23 am

The size of the washi now makes sense! How fun to add it onto scarpbook pages

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Vickie March 9, 2018 - 8:42 am

The new wide washi tape is soooo versatile …..love it. and the stencils are just beautiful.

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