21 February 2022

Altenew Color Therapy Blog Hop + Giveaway


Welcome to the Altenew Color Therapy Blog Hop and Giveaway, you should have arrived here from Rosie Neustaedter, if not you can go back to the start of the hop at any time by visiting the Altenew Card Blog.

Color Therapy is probably something you have heard lot about in the media, is it something you've tried? I always thought that as someone who crafts most day that I didn't need any sort of color therapy, boy was I wrong.

Sitting with total silence and just some coloring tools and something to color in has the most amazing effect on my brain and mood. I'll admit I'm not the best at doing realistic coloring and shading but that is not what this is about. Clearing your mind, taking time for you and relaxing is whats important. 

I find that when I color an image like the one below I have to close the world out, I sit alone and just go with the flow...well I have a rhythm, mainly because I'm a tad OCD about things.  I like to colour all of the leaves, then any berries or flourishes, the the petals, then the centres of flowers and lastly I add and highlights. 

This coloured image took me around an hour to complete, it was pure bliss, I loved every moment of the process.  I used the Whimsical Flower Bunch Coloring Sheets and Artist markers from the Space Garden and Island Garden sets. I added highlights with the Must Have Gel Pen Set.

If alcohol markers aren't your thing don't panic, Altenew has pencils, watercolors, spray inks and so many other mediums that you could try. I'm not here to sell you anything/enable you today, just to remind you that you matter and encourage you to time a little time for you, for this reason I have not used affiliate links in this post.



Giveaway Prizes

$200 in total prizes! To celebrate this occasion, Altenew is giving away a $100  gift certificate to 1 lucky winner 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 02/27/2022 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 6 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 03/01/2022.


Blog Hop Order

Altenew Card Blog

Norine Borys

Jaycee Gaspar

Jenny Colacicco

Tenia Nelson

Virginia Lu

Amy Hill

LauraJane

Colleen Balija

Teresa Litchfield

Ishani

Daniel Diaz

Seeka

Sandhya Iyer

Preeti Chandran

Joylita Dsouza

Rosie Neustaedter

Terri Koszler

34 comments:

  1. Pretty card. Love the coloring

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  2. This is lovely! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. So very pretty! I find it funny that our process is almost flipped exactly...I start with the flower center or petals and work out

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  4. I practice color therapy as often as I can. Your color combo and coloring is stunning!

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  5. What a fun color combo! Gorgeous!

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  6. Super Cute!!! I love the colors!!!

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  7. Love this. Your coloring is so beautiful.

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  8. Such a beautiful card, Terri! I love to color. It is truly a de-stressor.

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  9. Beautiful coloring. Love the card. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. Marisela Delgado said: So beautiful! mariandmonsterd@yahoo.com

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  11. Gorgeous card, it really pops against the white card.

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  12. This is the first colored image I have seen from the new Whimsical book. Beautiful colors and fun design. Thank you.

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  13. What an awesome choice of colors

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  15. Beautiful card! I love the white highlights!

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  16. Such lovely colours and colouring! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  17. Such a bright and pretty card!

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  18. Great image and wonderful marker coloring. I like the highlights as well.

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  19. Stunning! And I mean it. Love your detailed bouquet and the background leaves, everything.

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  20. What a beautiful image, and I love the colors you selected for coloring it. I think you're faster at coloring than I am; with all those details, coloring that would have taken me longer than an hour. Overall, that's pretty amazing work. Well done!

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  21. Great color share for the page. Nice combination of colors.

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  22. Great color combo and design! Love it!

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  23. This is just so well colored the color combos blend in with each other so well! Thanks for sharing

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  24. Wow such amazing coloring. Love it

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  25. Very nice job coloring. Pretty colors. tyfs :)

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  26. Very pretty! I love the vibrant colors.

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