22 September 2022

Altenew September 2022 Enchanted Winter Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in total prizes)

 


Welcome to the Enchanted Winter Collection Release Blog Hop and Giveaway, you should have arrived here from Jennifer McGuire, if not you can go back to the start of the hop by visiting the Altenew Blog or using the links at the end of this post.

I am super excited to be sharing 5 projects with you, all the new items can be found on the Enchanted Winter Embossing Collection Page on the Altenew store.


My first card features the new Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set. This is a layering stencil set that allows you to add different colors to the flowers and leaves. I added some glittery stencil paste through on e of the layers. My sentiment is cut with the Fancy For You Die Set.



Next, Altenew have added a Gentle Butterfly Simple Coloring Stencil Set that coordinates with the previously released Gentle Butterfly 3D Embossing Folder. This is a great way to add color to just the embossed areas. I added a sentiment using the One Go Birthday Greetings Stamp Set and One Go Birthday Greetings Die Set.



I'm a big fan of embossing folders, especially ones that replicate tiled patterns, so the Intricate Tiles 3D Embossing Folder really excited me. It's so detailed and I knew right away that I wanted to emboss it on Black card and use gilding wax to highlight the pattern. I then used the Pristine Peonies Project Kit to add a white heat embossed vellum floral element.



I used the Starry Patterns 3D Embossing Folder to deboss with blue ink onto white card. I then added the sentiment using the Reach For The Stars Die Set onto of a piece of torn blue vellum.


This last card uses lots of the newly released Enamel dots. I stamped a sentiment from the More Than Words Stamp Set onto white card and adhered in onto green embossed card base, I used the Deck Planks 3D Embossing Folder.

I then added a circle of enamel dots using the following set Summer Afternoon, Red Sunset, Lapis Lazuli and Green Valley Enamel Dots.


Your next stop is Mugdha Gujarathi, before you leave please take a moment to check out the giveaway details below.

Giveaway Prizes

$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 09/28/2022 for a chance to win. 

Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 09/29/2022.

 

Blog Hop Order

Please add a link to the person before and after you in your post. You are encouraged to include the full list as well.

 

Altenew Blog

Jennifer McGuire

Terri Koszler

Mugdha Gujarathi

Erum Tasneem

Kelly Taylor

Nathalie DeSousa

Bobby Hagen

Maryam Pérez

Berina Rajakumar

Laurie Willison

Amy Hill

Michelle Burnier

Lorena Brougher

Bridget Casey

Emily Midgett

LauraJane

Adriana Arminio

Disha Jain

Nichol Spohr

Svitlana Shayevich

Mindy Eggen

Hannelie Bester

Agnieszka Malyszek

Jenny Martin

Virginia Lu

Seeka

Linda Westfall

Tenia Nelson

Therese Calvird

Reiko Tsuchida ***Note: Due to strict regulations in Japan, you might not be able to leave a comment on her blog post.


12 September 2022

Altenew September 2022 Marvelous Monthly Series Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in Total Prizes!)


Hello and welcome to Altenew's September 2022 Marvellous Monthly Series Blog Hop and Giveaway. You should have arrived here from Seeka, if not you can go back to the start of the hop at anytime by visiting the Altenew Card Blog.

You can find all of the new releases here in the Monthly Subscription Section. This release is full of 
Peonies, tulips, gingerbread cookies, and more! This collection of products is just the thing to help you beat the seasonal blues. You are sure to find inspiration with these lovelies as you get creative in your craft space.

I have two very different card to share with you today, they are worlds apart in terms of color, I hope you like them.


This first card features the Build-A-Garden Pristine Peonies. These Peonies are huge! I stamped then on to Neenah Solar crest 80lb cardstock using Obsidian Ink. I then used the coordinating simple colouring stencils to add ink blended details. I kept the blending soft, using the following colors; Misty Moor, Marshland, Blush and Pastel Sunrise.

I cut the image using the dies included int he Build-A-Garden Pristine Peonies set. I adhered them to an A2 note card, trimming off any excess and sliding it in to empty spaces to fill the card front. I then added a stamped and heat embossed sentiment and some black enamel dots.

I'm loving how soft and light this design feels even with the black elements that give a more modern style.


My next card is all about colour and drama, and boy I am so obsessed with it. I started by stamping the flowers, leaves and flourishes from the Craft-Your-Life Floral Acanthus onto 80lb Neenah solar crest cardstock. I then used some really bright colors and the simple colouring stencils included int he kit to ink blend.

I used; Baby Pink, Fuchsia, Citrus Burst, Fresh Lemon, Lagoon and Lime Crisp Dye Ink Pads, along with mini blending brushes. I cut all of the images using the coordinating dies and adhered them to a Navy Blue card base using foam pads. I die cut the word Hugs from card that I ink blended using the Fresh lemon Ink Pad.

This card is vivid and modern in style, I hope you like it as much as I do.


Giveaway Prizes

$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 09/18/2022 for a chance to win. 

 

Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 09/19/2022.



Altenew Card Blog

Maryam Perez

Linda Westfall

Tenia Nelson

Laurie Willison

Berina Rajakumar

Michelle Short

Emily Midgett

Kelly Taylor

Agnieszka Malyszek

Amy Hill

Nicole Watt

Jaycee Gaspar

Hannelie Bester

Therese Calvird

Adriana Arminio

Virginia Lu

Kinjal Trivedi

Lilith Eeckels

LauraJane

Seeka

Terri Koszler

Disha Jain

Nathalie DeSousa

Mindy Eggen

Jennifer Colacicco

Michelle Burnier

Reiko Tsuchida ***Note: Due to strict regulations in Japan, you might not be able to leave a comment on her blog post.

Bridget Casey

Svitlana Shayevich

31 August 2022

September 2022 Winter Magic Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in Total Prizes!)



Hello and welcome to the September 2022 Winter Magic release blog hop and giveaway. You should have arrived here from Michelle Short, if not you can go back to the start of the hop by visiting the Altenew Card Blog



About the Winter Magic Collection 

We love celebrating the winter season, and this release includes everything you need to do just that! Let your holiday cards shine with trendy typography, classic poinsettias, or a modern tree. A timeless wreath of mistletoe (with coordinating embossing folder and stencils!), winter florals, and hot foil plates and dies to finish off the release. 'Tis the season!


You can purchase the new items instore right now Winter Magic Collection


I have created 4 cards to share with you, lets jump in and take a closer look...


My first card features the Festive Tree Stamp Set and Festive Tree Die Set. I stamped the tree using Bamboo and Just Green Crisp Dye Ink Pads. I embossed a piece of red card using the Diamond Stars 3D Embossing Folder.

I added the tree to the embossed background using foam tape and then stamped and die cut on of the sentiments from the set, I love that these sentiments have dies to go with them, it give the card a modern feel. I then added a sub sentiment stamped onto a white card strip and sprinkled a few sequins.


The next card showcases the Mistletoe Wreath Stamp Set. I stamped the wreath and used the Mistletoe Wreath Simple Coloring Stencil to add color with blending brushes. I used Minty Mint,Bamboo and Just Green Crisp Dye Ink pads. 

I cut the wreath using the Mistletoe Wreath Die Set and added it to a card that was prepared with the Candy Stripe Cover Die cut form red cardstock. I added a stamped sentiment using the Banner stamp and die included in the Mistletoe Wreath set.


Next up is the Poinsettia and Berries Stamp Set I started by stamping the two Poinsettias in the corners and adding leaves. I then masked them and stamped the black outline images. I used Rouge and Heartbeat Crisp Dye Ink pads for the Poinsettias and Mountain Pine for the leaves.

I embossed some red card using the Buffalo Plaid 3D Embossing Folder and added my stamped panel. I then cut my sentiment using the Merry Christmas Die Set, I cut from black and gold and adhered with a drop shadow.



My final card uses the Poinsettia and Berries Stamp Set and Poinsettia and Berries Die Set. I used
Rouge and Heartbeat Crisp Dye Ink pads for the Poinsettias and Mountain Pine for the leaves. I embossed some white cardstock with the Crossing Stars 3D Embossing Folder and then added the die cut flower and leaves. I finished the card with some gold twine and gems.

Your next stop on the hop is Reiko Tsuchida, before you go please take a moment to check out the giveaway and free gift promotion below.




FREE GIFT OFFER!

  • Get a FREE brand new Winter Magic Mini Inspiration Guide with every order from 08/31/2022 to 09/02/2022.

  • Get a FREE brand new Winter Magic Stamp & Die Release Inspiration Guide e-book (worth $5.99) with every order of high-value Winter Magic Bundles. *Exclusions apply.

  • Get a FREE brand new Online Cardmaking Class with every order from the new Winter Magic Stamp & Die Release Collection from 08/31/2022 through 09/06/2022.

 

Giveaway Prizes

$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 09/06/2022 for a chance to win. 

 

Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 09/07/2022.



Altenew Card Blog

Laurie Willison

Adriana Arminio

Disha Jain

Agnieszka Malyszek

Amy Hill

Erum Tasneem

Berina Rajakumar

Emily Midgett

Caly Person

Lilith Eeckels

Bridget Casey

LauraJane

Jaycee Gaspar

Hannelie Bester

Tenia Nelson

Nichol Spohr

Virginia Lu

Michelle Burnier

Jenny Colacicco

Seeka

Maryam Perez

Linda Westfall

Nathalie DeSousa

Mindy Eggen

Michelle Short

Terri Koszler

Reiko Tsuchida ***Note: Due to strict regulations in Japan, you might not be able to leave a comment on her blog post.

Therese Calvird

Svitlana Shayevich

25 August 2022

Altenew Get Inky with Alcohol Inks Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in Total Prizes!)


Hello and welcome to the Get Inky With Alcohol Inks blog hop and Giveaway. You should have arrived here from Kinjal Trivedi, if not you can go back to the start of the hop at any time by visiting the Altenew Card Blog (where I am sharing another card)


I always use Yupo synthetic paper when working with Alcohol inks and use 91% isopropyl alcohol. I started by adding some Isopropyl to the Yupo surface and then added some Just Green and Azurite ink, I then use an air blower tool to move the alcohol ink around.

Once dry I used Stazon ink to stamp the Courageous You flower over the inked background. I then used a blender pen to mark small dots around the image. The Alcohol in the pen bleaches the ink leaving behind lighter areas. I then added sentiments from the Bold Sentiments stamp set with foam tape. Lastly I added a few clear dew drops.


You can find all of the alcohol inks here :Alcohol Markers Refills

Your next stop is Karen Reátegui


Giveaway Prizes

$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this special blog hop, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 09/06/2022 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 10 winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 09/08/2022.

 

Blog Hop Order 

Altenew Card Blog

Therese Calvird

Kelly Taylor

Michelle Short

Seeka

Nathalie DeSousa

Amber Rain Davis

Kinjal Trivedi

Terri Koszler

Karen Reátegui

Tenia Nelson

LauraJane

Maryam Perez

Annemarie Caister

Virginia Lu

Rosie Neustaedter

Bridget Casey

Nancy Souza

Reiko Tsuchida ***Note: Due to strict regulations in Japan, you might not be able to leave a comment on her blog post.

Michelle Burnier

Mindy Eggen

Amy Hill


22 August 2022

Altenew August 2022 Endless Ambition Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in Total Prizes!)

Hello and welcome to the Endless Ambition release blog hop and giveaway. I am super excited to be sharing 5 projects with you today. You should have arrived here from Rebecca Sogn, if not you can go back to the start of the hop at anytime by visiting the Altenew Blog.

About the Endless Ambition Collection: 

This exciting release is chock full of possibilities for every crafter. Hot foil plates with coordinating stencil sets are the focus, but we have also included some beautiful die sets. Feathers, flowers, greenery, and sentiments will find their way to your projects this month. Lastly, Timeless Tulips (an exclusive retreat collection from July) will be available along with this release! You can purchase the new items here: New release 



My first card features the Word Balloons Die Set. I started by embossing a piece of emerald colored cardstock using the Bunch Of Balloons 3D Embossing Folder. I used a sanding block to sand the surface to reveal a light area. I cut the Word Balloons die from patterned paper and added it to another that I cut from white card. I then added a sub sentiment using the One-Go Birthday Greetings Stamp Set and One-Go Birthday Greetings Die Set.


Next is the super cool Rainbow Burst Hot Foil Plate and Rainbow Burst Simple Coloring Stencil. I love this set, I gold foiled the Rainbow Burst and then used the simple coloring stencil to add color. I chose to use the Way To Go Die Set for my sentiment.


Here is a card using the Layered Ornate Frame Die. I cut all of the elements from colored cardstock and adhered with wet glue. I created a background using the Grid Stencil and Forest Glades Spray Ink. I added a sentiment using the new Sweet Sentiments Hot Foil Plate and Sweet Sentiment Die Set.


Here we have the Flowery Bouquet Hot Foil Plate and Flowery Bouquet Simple Coloring Stencil. This is another awesome set. It's so easy to use and makes a big impact on your projects. I added a sentiment using the Sweet Sentiments Hot Foil Plate and Sweet Sentiment Die Set.


My final card features the Flower Wreath Hot Foil Plate and Flower Wreath Simple Coloring Stencil. I hot foiled in silver and used the simple coloring stencil to add color. I chose 3 sentiments from the Bold Sentiments Stamp Set to complete my card.

Giveaway Prizes

 

$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 08/28/2022 for a chance to win. 

 

Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 08/29/2022.

 

Blog Hop Order


Altenew Blog

Therese Calvird

Teresa Litchfield

Virginia Lu

Nicole Watt

Nathalie DeSousa

Rebecca Sogn

Terri Koszler

Penny Pynnonen

Laurie Willison

Teri Wilson

Angela Brennan

Maryám Pérez

Karen Brown

Mugdha Gujarathi

Lilith Eeckels

Bobby Hagen

Lorena Brougher

Jaycee Gaspar

Michelle Burnier

Linda Westfall

Jenny Colacicco

Soraya Maes

Caly Person

LauraJane

Emily Midgett

Kari VanNoy

Annemarie Caister

Fiona Duff

Reiko Tsuchida ***Note: Due to strict regulations in Japan, you might not be able to leave a comment on her blog post.

Bridget Casey