Altenew December 2018 Marker/Embellishments Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello everyone and welcome to Altenew’s December 2018 Release Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing all of the new markers and embellishments.  If you arrived here from the talented Gayatri Murali blog, then you are on the right track. If you arrived here on your own, then you will want to start at the beginning, the Altenew Card Blog so that you don’t miss a thing!

Take a look at my kraft scrapbook:

Super clean and simple kraft scrapbook is perfect for any occasion.

For the front of this scrapbook, I used the Sweet Hearts Adhesive Wood Veneers to create a simple title.

Take a look inside:

This scrapbook was created with several pieces of dessert storm cardstock and bind the book using the We R Memory Keepers Cinch.

I used dessert storm cardstock because its so neutral and matches with any color added to it. This allows the scrapbook to focus on different occasions within the year.

Green Fields Enamel Dots

One the first page, I created a pocket and a tag for my journaling. Its a private message to my niece. I tucked it away, so that others can view the pages but not the message upon opening it.

I decorated these page with the Green Fields Enamel Dots and the Butterfly Acetate Die Cuts.

Butterfly Acetate Die Cuts
I love adding texture behind my photos because it adds depth. Adding the date with the date stamp is a perfect way keep track of when events happen.

Acetate Butterfly Stickers

What is a blog hop without an amazing gift? Yayyy!!


  • Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog on Sunday, December 16th, 2018.
  • In addition I have a $30 gift certificate to giveaway from comments left on this post by Tuesday, December 11th at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Erica A-B

You do not want to miss out on her amazing creations!!

Just in case you lose your place along the way, here is the complete list of participants so that you can find your way back:

Altenew Card Blog

Kathy Racoosin

Erum Tasneem

Kristina Pokazanieva

Nicole Picadura

Kelly Latevola

Enza Gudor

Kathleen Graumüller

Sveta Fotinia

Lilith Eeckels

TaeEun Yoo

Therese Calvird

Anna Komenda

Zinia Redo

Vicky Papaioannou

Lydia Evans

Laura Jane

Norine Borys

Nathalie DeSousa

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Zsoka Marko

Virginia Lu

Raquel Bowman

Svitlana Shayevich

Gayatri Murali

Kymona Tracey ← you are here

Erica A-B

Agnieszka Malyszek

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you.  The Altenew  products were given to me since I’m on the design team.  The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

Acetate Die Cuts Butterflies Wood Veneer Sweet enamel dots green fieldsWe R Memory Keepers - The Cinch Bindery Tool - Version 2Neenah Environment 80 LB SMOOTH DESERT STORM Paper Pack 25 SheetsWe R Memory Keepers - The Cinch - Binding Wires - 1 Inch - Silver

Thank you so much for stopping by!


Altenew November 2018 Stencil/Ink Spray Release Blog Hop Winner

Thanks to everyone who participated and left all of the wonderful comments on my blog. I wish everyone could win but I can only choose one winner.

Are you ready to see who won? Here you go:

Congratulations Nessy!!! You are the lucky winner of the $30 gift certificate from Altenew! Please contact Altenew at with the subject line “Altenew November 2018 Stencil/Ink Spray Release Blog Hop Winner from Kreative Kymona Blog by December 15th, 2018 to claim your prize.

Once again, thanks to all of you for stopping by and leaving some love on my blog.

Clean and Simple Cards using Heffy Doodle Stamps

Hello everyone!! Kymona here with some clean and simple cards using Heffy Doodle Stamps!

For those of you who do not know or haven’t heard of Heffy Doodle let me give you some history!

Heffy Doodle produces high quality, versatile stamps and dies for the crafting world. Lesley Oman, aka Hungry Heffy is the companies creative and energetic founder. Lesley’s husband Craig tried to convince Lesley to turn her doodles into stamps, but she was way to busy making cards to listen. It was July 2017, when Lesley realized her husband had a great idea and hence Heffy Doodle was born!!!

Take a look at some of the goodies you can find in their online shop:




Let’s take a look at my clean and simple cards:

For the first card, I used the Numicon Stencil to create a very colorful background for a unique birthday card.

Stamping the sentiment from the Big Bold Words Stamp Set with Versamark Ink and then embossing it with Silver Embossing Powder packs a powerful punch.

For the second card, I simple die cut both the Hey and Honey die out of glitter paper and adhered it to the card front.

Super simple and easy.

Both cards turned out beautiful! They didn’t require much work either. They can be reproduce over and over in no time.

I hope you check out the other stamps, dies and goodies from Heffy Doodle. Let me know what you think of these clean and simple cards and the products I shared with you today.


Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you.  The Heffy Doodle  products were given to me.  The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

Heffy Doodle - Heffy Cuts - Dies - HoneyHeffy Doodle - Heffy Cuts - Dies - HeyHeffy Doodle - Stencil - NumiconHeffy Doodle - Clear Acrylic Stamps - Big Bold WordsTsukineko - VersaMark Watermark Ink Stamp Pad - Large - ClearCardstock - 8.5 x 11 - Neenah, Solar White - 25 Pack Hero Arts - Embossing Powder - Silver
Thank you for stopping by!

Technique Tuesday December 2018 Release Day

Hello everyone!! Happy November!! It’s Technique Tuesday December 2018 Release Day!!

Can you believe December is here already? I can’t, just yesterday we were saying Happy New Year, LOL! Well, here we are, let’s make the most of this month!

Yayyyyy!!! The day has finally arrived!  It’s release day for Technique Tuesday. They are releasing 3 clear stamps and 3 crafting die!

365 Days Stamp Set

Decorative Dividers Crafting Dies

Joyous Juniper Stamp Set

Joyous Juniper Crafting Dies

Beau and Beatrice Beaver Stamp Set

Beau and Beatrice Beaver Crating Dies


Let’s look at what I created:

365 Days

My favorite stamp set from this months release is this stamp set called 365 Days! This stamp set can be used all year round. On cards, in your planner and scrapbook pages!

Creating this card was easy.

Here’s how:

  1. Cut the desert storm cardstock to 5.50 by 4.25, scored at 4.25.
  2. Randomly stamp the sentiment on the card front using Versamark Ink.
  3. Sprinkle clear embossing powder over the stamped sentiments and heat set it.
  4. Stamp the sentiment again on lime green cardstock using Versafine Ink.
  5. Use a scallop punch to punch the sentiment out.
  6. Adhere the scallop punch cardstock to the front of the card front using foam dots.

Nice and easy!

Let’s take a closer look:
365 Days

What more inspiration?

Stop on by Technique Tuesday Blog for more inspiration and to see what my fellow team members created just for you!

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. The Technique Tuesday  products were given to me since I’m on the design team. The other products were personally purchased. This post was not paid or sponsored.)

365 DaysTsukineko - VersaFine - Instant Dry Pigment Ink Pad - Onyx BlackTsukineko - VersaMark Watermark Ink Stamp Pad - Large - ClearNeenah Environment 80 LB SMOOTH DESERT STORM Paper Pack 25 Sheets

Thank you so much for stopping by!