Friday, January 15, 2021

Mini Delight: Poppy Release Instagram Hop


Hey, crafty friends!

I'm joining a fun Instagram Hop with Altenew today to celebrate the release of Altenew's Mini Delight: Poppy Stamp and Die Set! Feel free to start the hop over at @altenewllc

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $25 gift certificate to 4 lucky winners! 

For a chance to win, please follow @altenewllc and @linkcraftycards and leave a comment by January 19th, 2021! Altenew will then draw 4 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this Instagram Hop and announce the winners on the Altenew's Mini Delight: Poppy Instagram Hop post on January 21st, 2021.

So what are you waiting for? Get over to @altenewllc to see some gorgeous projects (including my own), and a chance to win!

As you can see my design using this stamp set is in the colour purple! Do you know why?

Well, I like to think out of the box sometimes and I did not want to do a classic red poppy. Therefore, I researched the poppy to find alternative colours and what they may represent. Of course, a red poppy is very symbolic of loss of precious lives during the wars, so when I saw that the purple poppy is to remember animal victims of war, then of course that was a no brainer for me...purple poppy it was going to be!

I am an avid animal lover. Animals like horses, dogs and pigeons were often drafted into the war effort, and those that wear the purple poppy feel their service should be seen as equal to that of the human service. In particular, many horses were killed or injured in World War One.

Therefore, my card is dedicated to the animal victims of war 💜

I hope my design as given you some inspiration today?
Remember to pop over to @altenewllc and follow along on the Instagram Hop for you chance to win a $25 voucher.
Here’s the list of the creative peeps participating:

Bye for now

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