Altenew Ultimate Watercolor Lovers Blog Hop + Giveaway


Hi Crafty Friends! 

Welcome to the Happy Arty Days blog! I can't even begin to tell you how thrilled I am to be participating in today's

Altenew Ultimate Watercolor Lovers Blog Hop + Giveaway!

SO much awesome in this hop! Ultimate Watercolor Lovers, indeed!
If you just arrived here from the amazing Emily Midgett's blog, then you're in the right place! 
If not, or you're feeling a lil lost, here's the full blog hop order for you...

Start here ---> Altenew Card Blog

Jaycee Gaspar

Erum Tasneem

Therese Calvird


Jenny Colacicco

Nicole Watt


Emily Midgett

You are here ---> Amanda Baldwin

Virginia Lu

Rosie Neustaedter

Norine Borys

Terri Koszler

Nathalie DeSousa

Karen Brown

Tenia Nelson

Tina Smith

Lilith Eeckels

Verity Biddlecombe

Maryam Perez

Yoonsun Hur

Kelly Latevola

Whoa! What a line up! This hop is bound to inspire you!

Like all Altenew Blog Hops, there are some fantastic giveaways happening - 

Like an incredible $300 in total prizes! WOW!

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $20 gift certificate to 10 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list featured above by 02/16/2021 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 12 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 02/19/2021.


To celebrate the release of the watercoloring book, Altenew is running a free gift promotion for a limited time!

Receive a FREE brand new Poppy Arrangement Stamp Set (worth $23.99) with every order of the new Florals Coloring Book and Watercolor Bundle from 2/11/2021 at 12:01 AM EST until 2/14/2021 at 11:59 PM EST. Shop HERE (Free gift will be added to cart automatically) Yay! 

Here's a look at what I've been creating with these fabulous new artist products...

Yes!!! If you love painting, you're going to be in LOVE with this release! I am actually lost for words...that amazing!!!

(Artists' Watercolor 24 Pan Set,Watercolor Coloring Book, Artists' Watercolor Brushes - Round, Artists' Watercolor Brushes - Detailed) 

Let me tell you, the Artist Watercolor Brushes are errrrything! Such excellent quality!

I had so much fun painting!

Gorgeous! & look at the grip handle detail featured on the Artist Watercolor Brushes - Detailed set!

How amazing is that size 18 flat brush that's included in the Artists' Watercolor Brushes - Round set?!! Perfect for creating backgrounds and mixed media pages!

Here are a few more pages from the Watercolor Coloring Book...

So very beautiful! 
The paper quality of the Watercolor Coloring Book is exceptional! Thick enough to avoid warping and ripping when you color in the designs. Team this color book with your favorite Altenew inks, artist markers and or watercolors, & it's truly a match made in heaven!

There are no words to describe how incredible these new products are - just trust me, you NEED them!

Shop the Ultimate Watercolor Lovers release HERE. 

I hope my projects have inspired you! 
***Please remember to leave a comment on this post to be entered into the giveaway draw*** 
Thankyou so much for stopping by & for all your kind comments!
Time to send you hopping over to the wonderful Virginia Lu's blog here!

Thanks again & happy hopping!
til next time, 

Leave a Comment

  1. These are ALL GORGEOUS! I LOVE the purple!

  2. Very pretty. I especially the darker purple shaded flower. Stunning.

  3. The purple flower is spectacular!!!!!

  4. Beautiful watercolored florals!!!

  5. Gorgeous!!! Love the rich purples!!!

  6. Absolutely beautiful coloring! I love those rich purples!

  7. Gorgeous images!! Great release!

  8. Fantastic coloring Amanda. Especially love the deep lilac on the first panel! Those paint bushes do look awesome! Thanks for the inspiration!

  9. The purple flower is stunning. I want to see more painting from this set from you, please?

  10. Such lovely examples of the new coloring book. Can't wait to get mine!

  11. I like how you shaded your flowers and leaves. I am working on that...mine look flat.

  12. Wow! That purple on the peony is absolutely stunning! You do a wonderful job of coloring and bringing the florals to life.

  13. I really like your color choices. These must be really nice brushes. I need to rtreat myself.

  14. So many beautiful florals. Thanks for sharing

  15. Your shading and detail are on point, and so gorgeous!

  16. Great show of the pages. Would like to try the pages and brushes out.

  17. Wonderful colours on your cards and such beautiful flowers x

  18. Beautiful cards and wonderful watercoloring!

  19. Such beautiful flowers and water coloring!

  20. Such lovely watercolor painting techniques and flowers!

  21. So pretty! Thanks for sharing several examples from the water color book. They are all so appealing!

  22. Your paintings from this book are beautiful and I definitely want this book! LOL

  23. The floral images are so gorgeous! And the inspiration is just fantastic. Thanks of sharing!

  24. Gorgeous paintings Amanda! Love the new illustrations, thanks for the inspiration!

  25. Marisela Delgado said: So beautiful!

  26. What stunning flowers! I love the beautiful colours you've chosen. Tey really come to life!! Thanks so much for the inspiration! Stay safe! :)

  27. FRAMEworthy!! You need to make a grouping for your studio!! Absolutely gorgeous!!

  28. The pink tones on the first two are gorgeous then the purple flower makes it appearance and the vibrant tones on it are spectacular. This is superb. Love it.

  29. Beautiful! Love seeing everyone's style come out.

  30. Oh so pretty. Color choice for the poppy so pretty. This is a nice release for beginner watercolor enthusiast.

  31. You're also pretty but I am a purple fanatic oh, so that one was my favorite of course

  32. Great presentation of the florals.

  33. So beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

  34. Very pretty! Love all them!

  35. Beautiful cards! Love the colors...
    Thanks for sharing.

  36. These panels just pop! Thank you for sharing.

  37. What a magnificent and spectacular release! You did a spectacular job to showcased creative ways to use everything. YOU SO ROCK!!

  38. Wow just amazing cards and coloring!!!

  39. I'm just trying watercolor and love it. It's so relaxing and enjoyable to slowly paint your way to being stress free! I think the coloring book is a great idea and can't wait to try it.

  40. Lovely. I like your cards especially the purple flowers. Beautiful watercoloring.

  41. Very pretty. Thanks for sharing your creative talents with us. :)

  42. Beautiful choices of colors. I guess beautiful designer color comes with watercolors.