STAMPtember® Feature: Altenew
(Card by Jennifer Rzasa)
(Card by Tasnim Ahmed)
Hi readers! Happy Monday to you! I hope you’ve all had a fantastic weekend! I’m pleased to kick off the ‘work’ week with two gorgeous cards by the creative geniuses behind Altenew!
For Tasnim Ahmed and Jennifer Rzasa, starting a stamp company has been a dream in the brewing. The girls joined forces to launch Altenew; a small online based company located in the East Coast of the United States.
Altenew strives to bring you fresh, innovative and versatile designs. Their stamps are made from high quality clear photopolymer, and are manufactured in the USA.
You can view the entire collection of Altenew products here. They are in the STAMPtember® spotlight today! Please welcome Jennifer Rzasa & Tasnim Ahmed!
I started this card by stamping the tree and the bicycle with a very light ink. I used Distress ink Antique Linen as it is one my lightest colors. Once the images are colored, the light outlines don’t show much, giving them a natural look. I used Copic markers for coloring. For the leaves on the tree, I simply dabbed the tip of the markers at random places to create a speckled look. For the bicycle, after it was colored with the same pink and gray markers, I used a 0.3 point black pen to draw the spokes of the wheels and the chain assembly.
I adhered a 1” wide gray card stock along the bottom of the card to mimic a pavement, and stamped the shadows with Versamark ink. To add a little sparkle, I adhered a thin strip of silver glitter card stock where the images and their shadows meet. The finished card is 3.5″ x 5.5″.
Thanks so much for reading today and thanks to Jennifer & Tansim for being our awesome guests!
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I just love Altenew. Always such fun designs.
Great cards! Love the creation of the reflection on them both.
these new stamps are awesome!!!!
Both cards are lovely!
Gorgeous!!! Thanks for the great ideas!!!
Thanks for the tip on using vellum for the shadow. I love both cards and like that the bicycle comes with a shadow. Nice stamp set.
What a sweet Birthday girl! Love your coloring and layers!
Very lovely cards. Thanks for sharing with us.
I just love the new stamps, so pretty projects!
Love the stamps. Beautiful cards. A really nice job on the cards.
Wow …awesome card!! Love the skyline & reflection in the water!
Great cards! The reflections and shadows are super!! The Sydney reflection technique is fantastic! Thanks for sharing!
Beautiful cards and great techniques.
Love how you did that reflection… would never have thought of that.
I simply adore the Altenew stamps and the cards that both Jennifer and Tansim come up with. I discovered them and their stamps when they were interviewed on Iron Craft, and have been in love ever since! Thanks for featuring their awesome products and cards here at SSS today for Stamptember!
love the new designs
Love these cards. Must check out this stamp line. TFS !
Amazing cards ladies! I especially like the reflection effect that Jennifer demonstrated in her video.
What a wonderful card and great technique!
Both cards are gorgeous, but I especially love the bike card. What wonderful stamps. I love the shadow created for the tree and bike.
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Great card and video Jen. I love watching your videos.
Such pretty cards! Thanks for sharing!
I love Jennifer’s choice of bright Copic colors. I also love the double sided stamping idea. Thanks for the idea.
So clever to use vellum to create a reflection! Fabulous cards and stamps!
Oh so talented crew…. love these stamps.
I like the shadow effect. Great technique.
Lovely cards and wonderful new stamps!
Love the reflection – thanks for the video!
Awesome reflective cards — love that City one!
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