December 2019 Guest Designer: Anna Komenda

by Altenew

Hello, Altenew friends! Welcome to our December 2019 Guest Designer post.

You are in for a wonderful treat today! The amazingly talented Anna Komenda is back (for the third time) and she is showering us with her beautiful projects! What can we say, we just cannot get enough of her creations! In case you want to see more of her lovely work, feel free to check out her blog and head over to her Instagram feed.

Get to know Anna!

My name is Anna and I am scrap addict. I started scrapbooking in 2009 as a way of documenting my new adventure – becoming a mom. It quickly grew into a bigger hobby. I discovered my passion for mixed media and painting; incorporating them into layouts and albums. Scrapbooking became a very important part of my life. Then I started sharing my knowledge by teaching live classes and creating my own YouTube channel. I met friends from all around the world and I no longer “get bored” with my life.

Let's check out Anna's layout!

Hello everyone. I'm so happy to be here on Altenew's scrapbook blog. I love Altenew products so making a project for this post was pure joy. I had a pleasure to play with one of the Creativity Kits, called “Happy Floral Hearts”. It contains a layered stamp set, a nesting hearts die set, and a die with the word “happy” (Flower Arrangement Stamp Set, Halftone Hearts Nesting Die Set, and Happy Die). I used them all on this mixed media page.

I started by cutting out 5 sets of hearts in different color combinations. For these, I used some colorful cardstock scraps with a color gradient. Then I glued them all together making 5 clusters. I love creating rainbow designs, so I put them in the rainbow order.

My background was made with an amazing product – Altenew's Watercolor Brush Markers. I just love how concentrated the colors are. I used 5 colors from two different sets: “Winter Wonderland” and “Tropical Fiesta”

The last step was to stamp the flowers from the Flower Arrangement Stamp Set. I used all of the sizes and stamped them in 5 color combinations with various sets of Mini Ink Cubes: Cherry Blossom“, “Cool Summer Night“, “Pocketful of Sunshine” and “Shades of Purple“. 

Everything came together so easy and I just love the final result. I also recorded a process video for you, so you can follow my steps. Watch it below or watch it on Altenew's YouTube channel.

I hope you feel inspired by my project. Thank you, Altenew, for having me here.


Thank you so much for being our December Guest Designer, Anna! Your heart rainbow layout is simply stunning! We would love to have you again next year!

If you want to see more of her creations, you can check out her blog and follow her on Instagram. Don't forget to leave her lots of love in the comments section below!


Happy Floral Hearts Creativity Kit
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Flower Arrangement Stamp Set
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Halftone Hearts Nesting Die Set
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Happy Die
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Watercolor Brush Markers – Tropical…
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Watercolor Brush Markers – Winter…
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Cherry Blossom Mini Cube Set
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Cool Summer Night Mini Cube Set
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Pocketful of Sunshine Mini Cube Set
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Shades of Purple Mini Cube Set
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1 comment

Sherry Best December 28, 2019 - 10:54 am

Anna you are so talented! I love your snapdragon scrapbook page ! Absolutely stunning!!!


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