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Creating with complementary colours (Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Sweet Violet Release Blog Hop + Giveaway)

One tip that helps when creating and choosing is colours is to remember what the complementary colours are. These can help to create contrast and can allow focal images to pop off the card. Well, today I’m using complementary colours with the new Altenew Craft-a-flower and it is such a pretty one. As it is Sweet violet, I went with purple colours for a bright happy card. 

You should have arrived here from the fantastic Nathalie DeSousa. You can always start at the beginning of the hop over at the Altenew Card Blog here.

Make sure you check out the end of the post for more details on the hop, along with your next stop!

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creating with complemetary colours

complemetary colours: Yellow & purple

With the direct to paper method, ink white cardstock with the following colours: Serenade, Drive-In and A Queen for a Day. Next, take the flower head dies from the Altenew Craft-a-flower Sweet violet, and cut the corresponding die layer out of the right shade of purple. 

creating with complemetary colours

In addition, also colour some cardstock with Garden Party and Grass Skirt to cut out the layers for the stems. Use liquid adhesive to layer up the flowers and create enough to make three flowers.

A great way to help make the flowers up of the card is to create with complementary colours, and in this case, yellow is the complementary colour of purple. With an ink blending tool, apply Limoncello ink to the middle of the card and fade this out.

Trim the panel down and add this to a white card base. Adhere the three flowers to the centre of the card and stamp a sentiment offset to one side. Lastly, embellish with a few clear sequins. 

creating with complemetary colours

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GIVEAWAY PRIZES & next stop

$200 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $20 gift certificate to 5 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 11/13/2021 for a chance to win.

Altenew will draw 7 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 11/15/2021.

>>>>> Your next stop on the hop is Tenia Nelson  <<<<<<

FOR MORE INSPIRATION FOLLOW ALONG THE ALTENEW sweet violet BLOG hp[AND COMMENT ALONG THE WAY FOR YOU CHANCE TO WIN!

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creating with complemetary colours

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Craft-A-Flower Monthly Subscription - Altenew
Craft-A-Flower Monthly Subscription – Altenew
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Craft-a-flower: Sweet Violet - Altenew
Craft-a-flower: Sweet Violet – Altenew
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Grass Skirt Ink - Catherine Pooler Designs
Grass Skirt Ink – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Grass Skirt reinker - Catherine Pooler Designs
Grass Skirt reinker – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Garden Party Ink - Catherine Pooler Designs
Garden Party Ink – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Garden Party reinker - Catherine Pooler Designs
Garden Party reinker – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Limoncello Ink - Catherine Pooler Designs
Limoncello Ink – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Limoncello Reinker - Catherine Pooler Designs
Limoncello Reinker – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Queen for a Day Ink - Catherine Pooler Designs
Queen for a Day Ink – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Queen for a Day Reinker - Catherine Pooler Designs
Queen for a Day Reinker – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Drive-in Ink - Catherine Pooler Designs
Drive-in Ink – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Drive-in Reinker - Catherine Pooler Designs
Drive-in Reinker – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Serenade Ink - Catherine Pooler Designs
Serenade Ink – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Serenade Reinker - Catherine Pooler Designs
Serenade Reinker – Catherine Pooler Designs
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A Touch of Frost Slimline Paper Pack - Catherine Pooler Designs
A Touch of Frost Slimline Paper Pack – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 110lb Cardstock
Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 110lb Cardstock
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Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80lb Cardstock
Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80lb Cardstock
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Original MISTI 2.0 - My Sweet Petunia
Original MISTI 2.0 – My Sweet Petunia
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Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive - Tonic Studios
Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive – Tonic Studios
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Instant Dimension foam Tape - Altenew
Instant Dimension foam Tape – Altenew
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Ink blending tool large - Altenew
Ink blending tool large – Altenew
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Crafter's Essential Bone Folder - Altenew
Crafter’s Essential Bone Folder – Altenew
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Tim Holtz 8.5 Inches Comfort Trimmer - Tonic Studios
Tim Holtz 8.5 Inches Comfort Trimmer – Tonic Studios
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Trim and Score Board - We R Memory Keepers
Trim and Score Board – We R Memory Keepers
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This post was produced as part of my Guest Design work for Altenew  I have not been paid to make this post, but I am given supplies from Altenew to use. However, I create projects with creative control and produce projects I am proud of with products that I love.   The information provided is based on my own personal experience – I am not an expert. 

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Hi, I am Verity and I live in the UK.  I love to create beautiful projects whenever I can. My main passion lies with Papercrafting, however, I will always turn my hand to a new project or craft any chance I get.

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