Coloring with Copics + Pencil Details + Altenew’s 5th Anniversary Blog Hop

Coloring with Copics + Colored Pencil Details + Altenew's 5th Birthday Blog Hop

Hello friends! Welcome to my stop in Altenew’s 5th Anniversary blog hop celebration!

Coloring with Copics + Colored Pencil Details + Altenew's 5th Birthday Blog Hop

If you are just joining in the hop, you should have arrived from Lydia Evans’s blog. You can find the entire hop order down at the bottom of this post.

How I Made It
Coloring with Copics + Colored Pencil Details + Altenew's 5th Birthday Blog Hop

I’m honored to be part of this hop and bringing you inspiration using one of Altenew’s newest stamp sets, Darling Lily. This set features an elegantly illustrated lily, which I colored with Copic markers. To enhance the look of these lilies, I used Luminance Colored Pencils – sharpened to a fine point – which allowed me to get more detailed with the coloring.

Coloring with Copics + Colored Pencil Details + Altenew's 5th Birthday Blog Hop

On the white card base, I splattered Tarnished Brass Distress Stain for a touch of gold; then I layered the Darling Lily florals that I had colored and fussy cut out, onto the card. Toward the right of the flowers, I adhered a gold glitter Big Hugs die cut greeting from Memory Box, along with some supporting sentiments from the Altenew Be Strong stamp set.

Coloring with Copics + Colored Pencil Details + Altenew's 5th Birthday Blog Hop

I further embellished the card with a few iridescent, clear sequins from Hero Arts’ Snow and Berry mix, and some dots of the Nuvo Vintage Drops in Bohemian Teal; the turquoise color complements the florals so perfectly!

Coloring with Copics + Colored Pencil Details + Altenew's 5th Birthday Blog Hop
Coloring with Copics + Colored Pencil Details + Altenew's 5th Birthday Blog Hop

I hope you enjoyed this inspiration featuring the Altenew Darling Lily stamp set, as we celebrate their 5th Anniversary today! Thanks for stopping by and spending a bit of time with me; I will see you again very soon with more ideas to share.

Keep on reading for the next stop in the hop, plus giveaway details! 

Supplies Used

Altenew DARLING LILY Clear Stamps…
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Memory Box BIG HUGS PREMIERE Craft…
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Altenew BE STRONG Clear Stamp Set…
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Tonic BOHEMIAN TEAL Nuvo Vintage…
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Hero Arts SNOW AND BERRY Sequin Mix…
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Tonic GOLD DUST A4 Glitter Cardstock…
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100#…
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Simon Says Stamp WHITE CARDSTOCK 120…
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Canson XL BRISTOL SMOOTH 9 x 12 Paper…
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Caran d’Ache LUMINANCE 40 Colored…
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Caran d’Ache LUMINANCE 20 Colored…
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Caran d’Ache LUMINANCE 12 Colored…
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Finetec MICA WATERCOLOR PEARLESCENT…
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Copic Markers
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Simon Says Stamp Embossing Ink Pad…
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Brutus Monroe GILDED Ultra Fine…
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Brutus Monroe ALABASTER Ultra Fine…
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Tonic MORNING DEW Grande Nuvo Crystal…
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MINI MISTI PRECISION STAMPER Stamping…
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MISTI MINI MOUSE PAD INSERT 000199
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NEODYMIUM BLOCK MAGNET Rectangle NBM
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Inkadinkado EMBOSSING MAGIC Powder…
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Precision Heat Embossing Tool Gun…
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3M Scotch DOUBLE-SIDED FOAM TAPE…
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Therm O Web Gina K Designs ADHESIVE…
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Tim Holtz Tonic Craft SHEARS 9.5…
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EK Success CUTTER BEE Scissors EKCB01
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Crafter’s Companion GEMINI JUNIOR…
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Keep Hopping
Coloring with Copics + Colored Pencil Details + Altenew's 5th Birthday Blog Hop

Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 5 lucky winners and one Altenew Academy class to 10 lucky winners. There are also 14 awesome prizes up for grabs too!

Leave a comment at every stop in the hop to increase your chances of winning! 33 winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs in the hop and will be announced on the Altenew Blog on 4/20/2019.

231 Responses

  1. Avatar Lizzie T says:

    Gorgeous card! I love the pencil detail and those teal drops – Oh my!

  2. Avatar Annalisa says:

    Ooo, I love these colors together. I wouldn’t have thought to do peach lilies, but they turned out amazing. Thanks for sharing this gorgeous card with us!

  3. Avatar Joanne Gibson says:

    Beautiful Nina. Strange that your site won’t accept my comment because it’s too short.

  4. Avatar Judi Szyndrowski says:

    wow..great technique and fabulous results. Thanks for the inspiration.

  5. Avatar Amy B says:

    This card is beautiful. I love the colors used

  6. Avatar Anushree Vaish says:

    Such a pretty card ! You always do a wonderful job…Thanks for sharing!!

  7. Avatar Dawn T says:

    This is one stunning card Nina. You are super talented.

  8. Avatar Marina says:

    Beautiful card! I love the dimension and the colors. Thanks for sharing.

  9. Avatar Mindy Drummond says:

    Happy 5th Anniversary Altenew, thanks for the awesomeness and here’s to many more years of awesome!! Nina-Marie this card is gorgeous! I love the Darling Lily stamp and your Copic and Colored Pencil coloring on this is stunning as well as the peachy and teal color combination – just beautiful. Thank you for sharing this card and for the awesome inspiration, I must go get the Darling Lily stamp set now :)
    (mardy14 at bellsouth dot net)

  10. Avatar Cathy Lillie says:

    I love the colors of your card – my wedding colors were aqua and peach! Your coloring on the lilies is so beautiful and detailed. Gorgeous card!

  11. Avatar Taya V says:

    Glad I discovered your work!

  12. Avatar Kathy McCluskey says:

    What a beautiful card, Nina Marie! I love how you combined Copic markers and those colored pencils to color those stunning flowers! Thank you for sharing your awesome creativity with us!

  13. Gorgeous card Nina- Marie. Very inspiring!

  14. Avatar Kim Ross says:

    Happy Anniversary to Altenew! Your card is amazing — so much dimension and color! Love it!

  15. Avatar Rozy says:

    Very beautiful card, and your lilies are just amazing. Your copic/pencil technique is wonderful. Adds very realistic details to your flowers. Thanks for the inspiration!

  16. Avatar Bonnie Eng says:

    Beautiful card – I love your delicate colours for the lilies how you layered them, and the glam of the glittery Hugs sentiment!

  17. Avatar Gina Goodling says:

    Magical layout, design and coloring! Bravo!

  18. Avatar Wendy Lambert says:

    Beautiful card! I can’t believe how pretty your coloring is.

  19. Avatar kReN K says:

    Love Darling Lily! Who can resist lilies! Love your take on it. Thanks for sharing!

  20. Avatar Jane McGill says:

    Nina-Marie, Wow, this card is so beautiful. The pencil touches make the flowers look so real. Love the gold sentiment…..great finishing touch to the card.

    • Avatar Ana says:

      Your work is amazing. Your copic and pencil techniques are wonderful. Your are really an inspiration. Love your YouTube videos.

  21. Avatar Patricia says:

    Beautiful card! Thanks for the chance to win and sharing.

  22. Avatar Caroline Livermore says:

    Beautiful card! Happy birthday Altenew! Love doing business with an American company!

  23. Avatar Denise M Freeman says:

    Wow Nina – Very pretty and elegant. Love it, Denise

  24. Avatar Super Stick Chick says:

    Fabulous card! Love your colors and wonderful style.

  25. Avatar TracyM #6773 says:

    ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS card!
    LOVE your sparkling, golden hugs, ADORE your DELICATE lilies – WOW – the colours are so BEAUTIFUL and your pencil accents give AMAZING detail and dimension!
    Thank you for sharing and INSPIRING :)

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