Altenew January 2019 Stamp/Die/Stencil Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello everyone and welcome to Altenew’s January 2019 Release Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing all of the new stamps, dies, and stencils.  If you arrived here from the talented Rubeena Ianigro 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 4 x 8 scrapbook album:

Mask Stenciling

I returned from Creativation 2019 two days ago and had so much fun seeing all of my crafty friends. It inspired me to create an album dedicated to them.

Here’s how I created this album:

I stenciled a couple of flower stems from Altenew’s Angelique Motifs Mask Stencil with Forest Glades Ink unto a white piece of cardstock.

Then I stamped the sentiment from Altenew Mega Greeting 3 using black ink.

After that I adhered the Simple Friend Die cut right next to the stamped sentiment.

Use We R Memory Keepers Cinch and Rose Gold binding wire to bind the album together.

Friend Die

Super easy and done. Now I can’t wait to fill it with photos.

Here’s another photo using the same stencil:

Altenew Masking Stencil

I facilitated a banner scrapbook make-n-take at Creativation this year at the Altenew booth. It was so cool. Everyone one loved working with the stencils. They saw how easy it was to create a simple but stunning design in under minutes.

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

Prizes

  • 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 Thursday January 31st, 2019 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, February 3rd, 2019.
  • In addition I have a $30 gift certificate to giveaway from comments left on this post by Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Seeka

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

Jennifer McGuire

Svitlana Shayevich

May Sukyong Park

Laurie Willison

Kathleen Graumüller

Therese Calvird

Anna Komenda

Nicole Picadura

Nathalie DeSousa

Sveta Fotinia

Zinia Redo

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Lisa Fonseca

Alex Syberia

Enza Gudor

Olga Moss

Lilith Eeckels

Heather Hoffman

Zsoka Marko

Norine Borys

Irit Landgraf

Agnieszka Malyszek

Yoonsun Hur

Sandra Dietrich

Rubeena Ianigro

Kymona Tracey ←you are here

Seeka

Virginia Lu

Reiko Tsuchida

Kristina Pokazanieva

Vicky Papaioannou

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.)

Forest Glades ink    Mega Greeting 3

We R Memory Keepers - The Cinch - Binding Wires - 1 Inch - Rose GoldWe R Memory Keepers - The Cinch Bindery Tool - Version 2

Thank you so much for stopping by!

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Altenew Watercolor Brush Marker Release + Giveaway

Hello everyone and welcome to Altenew’s January 2019 Watercolor Brush Marker Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing the new Winter Wonderland Set.  If you arrived here from the talented Lydia Fiedler 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 big watercolor scrapbook:

Making memories is a fun activity so having a big scrapbook is perfect for that. Watercoloring adds a nice flair to the cover.

Lets take a closer look:

Winter Wonderland Watercolor Marker Set


Winter Wonderland Watercolor Markers

This 25 page Japanese hand-bound watercolor scrapbook would make a great gift.

Here’s another look:

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

Prizes

  • Altenew is giving away a $40 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog on Saturday, January 19th, 2019.
  • In addition I have a $20 gift certificate to giveaway from comments left on this post by Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Virginia Lu

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

Vicky Papaioannou

Kathy Racoosin

Erum Tasneem

Kristina Pokazanieva

Rubeena Ianigro

Kelly Latevola

Norine Borys

Lilith Eeckels

Nicole Picadura

Agnieszka Malyszek

Anna Komenda

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Therese Calvird

Lydia Fiedler

Kymona Tracey ← you are here

Virginia Lu

Caly Person

Kathleen Graumüller

Svitlana Shayevich

Reiko Tsuchida

Laurie Willison

Lisa Spangler

Zinia Redo

Yoonsun Hur

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.)

Winter Wonderland Watercolor Markers Alpha DieMega Greeting 3    We R Memory Keepers - Journal Studio Collection - Book Binding Guide

Neenah Classic Crest 80 LB REAM SMOOTH DESERT STORM Paper Pack 250 Sheets

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Altenew: A Year in Review Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello everyone and welcome to Altenew’s: A Year in Review Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing our favorite Altenew projects created in 2018!!  If you’ve arrived here from the talented Laurie Willison 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 4 of my favorite projects:

I’ve had so much fun working with Altenew and their products this year. They’ve allowed me to really stretch my creativity in ways I couldn’t image.

From creating scrapbooks:

Grateful Stamp Set

To creating photo wall hangings:

To creating scrapbooks made out of wood and fabric:

To documenting memories in my planner:

So what do you think? Would you tried stretching your Altenew products? What would you do?

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

Prizes

  • Altenew is giving away a $40 gift certificate to Six lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog and the Altenew Card Blog by Thursday, January 3rd 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, January 6th.
  • In addition I have a $20 gift certificate to giveaway from comments left on this post by Tuesday, January 1st by 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win.

    Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Nina-Marie Trapani

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

Norine Borys

Laurie Willison

Kymona Tracey ←you are here

Nina-Marie Trapani

Therese Calvird

Olga Moss

Erum Tasneem

Nathalie DeSousa

Virginia Lu

Missy Whidden

Laura Jane

Zinia Redo

Yoonsun Hur

Reiko Tsuchida

Vicky Papaioannou

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Sandra Dietrich

Debby Hughes

May Sukyong Park

Kathleen Graumüller

Amy Tan

Lilith Eeckels

Svitlana Shayevich
Lisa Fonseca

TaeEun Yoo

Kristina Pokazanieva

Promotion:

Warehouse Sale

Altenew’s clearing out products from their warehouse so they can make some space to welcome new exciting products in the new year.

Save up to 50% off on the Warehouse Sale collection of more than 250 items including stamps, dies, inks, ink sprays, bundles, embellishments, and more.  Valid now through 12/28/2018 at 11:59 pm EST.

Thank you so much for stopping by!!

Altenew December 2018 Stamp/Die/Paper Pack Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello everyone and welcome to Altenew’s December 2018 Release Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing all of the new stamps, dies, and paper packs.  If you arrived here from the talented Amanda Korotkova 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 6 x 6 patterned paper scrapbook:

I love Altenew’s new paper pack called Verdant Walk. The paper is nice and thick and doesn’t need chipboard for reinforcement.

I also love combining my love of sewing supplies with my scrapbook supplies.

Here’s how I created this album:

Verdant Walk Paper Pack

Decide on how many pages you want your album to consist of. For this one I created a 5 page album.

Using the new Mega Greeting 3 stamp, I stamped the sentiment on the first patterned paper, creating the cover.

With the large grommet, I created a hole in the top left hand corner.

Once each piece of paper had a hole, I used the grommet pliers to close the grommet around the paper.  Do not squeeze to tight. You want the papers to slide around the grommet.

Add the photos to the center of each paper using glue tape and two black enamel dots from the Green Field Enamel Dots set to decorate each paper.

Verdant Walk Paper Pack

Friends are everything right?! Such a great way to show them off. What do you think?

Let’s take another look:

Mega Greeting 3

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

Prizes

  • 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 Tuesday, December 18th, 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 Saturday, December 22th, 2018.
  • In addition I have a $30 gift certificate to giveaway from comments left on this post by Monday, December 17th at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, December 18th, 2018.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Cynde Whitlow

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

Jennifer McGuire

May Sukyong Park

Kristina Pokazanieva

Therese Calvird

Zsoka Marko

Zinia Redo

Laura Jane

Virginia Lu

Kathleen Graumüller

Erum Tasneem

Laurie Willison

Svitlana Shayevich

Emily Midgett

Lilith Eeckels

Alex Syberia

Sveta Fotinia

Kelly Janes

Nicole Picadura

Reiko Tsuchida

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Vicky Papaioannou

Rubeena Ianigro

Olga Moss

Sandra Dietrich

Dana Gong

Agnieszka Malyszek

Norine Borys

Amanda Korotkova

Kymona Tracey ← you are here

Cynde Whitlow

Lydia Evans

Isha Gupta

Enza Gudor

Aya Elsheshtawy

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.)

   

  

Thanks for stopping by!

 

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!!

Prizes

  • 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 Crafty Friends Blog Hop Day 2 + Giveaway

Second Post for today
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Hello everyone and welcome to Altenew’s Crafty Friends Blog Hop!! Today we are celebrating our unique community by sharing a project inspired by our favorite crafter or an anecdote about our crafting adventures.  If you arrived here from Scrapbook & Cards Today 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 Scrapbook Blog so that you don’t miss a thing!

Take a look at my fabric scrapbook:

Reflection Scrapbook Collection

I sooo love this little fabric scrapbook album. I started 20 years ago when my son was born. I stopped after a couple of years and then fell in love with card-making. Recently, I discovered sewing and I can’t stop sewing, LOL!

For this project I decided to combine my love of all things crafty to share with you, my crafty friends!!

Here’s how I created this scrapbook album:

Decide on the fabric and cut two 7in squares. I used Adornit Vintage Polka Dot Yellow fabric.

Decide on the ribbon that would be used to close the album. I used Adornit Brown Polka Dot Ribbon.

You can hand stitch or machine stitch the ribbon to the back of one of the fabric squares.

Cut two 5inch pieces of white cardstock and adhere it the center of the wrong side of the fabric.

Using fabric glue, glue all of the side to the center of the paper.

Do this to both piece of fabric.

Cut two piece of cardstock 5 x 12 and score them 4 and 8 giving you 3 panels. Fold on the score lines and adhere the two pieces together to create an accordion look.

Adhere the back and front of the accordion to the front and back of the fabric pieces to create the album.

It should look like this.

After you assemble the scrapbook, its time to decorate it!

Reflection Scrapbook Collection

Add stickers to each page, leaving space for a photo. The photos can vary in size up to 3.5 x 3.5.

Reflection Scrapbook Collection

Close the book, string the chipboard onto the ribbon and tie a pretty bow.

Reflection Scrapbook Collection

Let’s take another look:

Reflection Scrapbook Collection

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

Prizes

  • Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to FIVE lucky winners and one Altenew Academy class to FIVE lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. There are also 10 awesome friends who are celebrating with us and their offering the following prizes:

My Sweet Petunia: 3 MISTI stamping tools(Memory, Original, and Mini)

Jennifer McGuire Ink: Altenew $50 gift certificate & 10 handmade cards

Online Card Classes: 3 class spots

Create and Craft TV: £50 gift certificate

Ellen Hutson LLC: $30 gift certificate

Chameleon Pens: 1 pack of 5 Chameleon pens

Stamp & Scrapbook Expo: $25 gift certificate

Butterfly Reflections Ink: $25 gift certificate

Simon Says Stamp: $20 gift certificate

Scrapbook & Cards Today Magazine: 2 copies of Scrapbook & Cards Today Fall 2018 issue

 

  • 35 winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on all of the blogs listed below. The winners will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog on Saturday, December 15th, 2018.
  • In addition I have a $20 gift certificate to giveaway from comments left on this post by Saturday, December 8th at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on Sunday, December 9th, 2018.

Special Offer

FREE U.S. shipping with code CRAFTY18 or $5 OFF international shipping with code FRIENDS18 at checkout. Offer valid from 11/29/2018 at 12:01 am EST through 12/1/2018 at 11:59 pm EST. Not valid on prior purchases. Cannot be combined with other promo codes.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Vicki Boutin

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 Scrapbook Blog

Vicky Papaioannou

Enza Gudor

Laurie Willison

Nicole Picadura

Ellen Hutson LLC

Lydia Evans

Olga Moss

Amy Tan

Therese Calvird

Galina Filippenko

Sveta Fotinia

Lisa Spangler

Anna Komenda

Scrapbook & Cards Today

Kymona Tracey ← you’re here

Vicki Boutin

Carissa Wiley

Agnieszka Malyszek

TaeEun Yoo

Sara Naumann

Hussena Calcuttawala

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.)

scrapbook collection kitAdornit Vintage Polka Dot Yellow  Solar White Cardstock Bernina 570QE 

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Altenew November 2018 Stencil/Ink Spray Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello everyone and welcome to Altenew’s November 2018 Release Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing all of the new stencil and ink sprays.  If you arrived here from the talented Laurie Willison 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 scrapbook page:

Flowing Hearts Stencil

To create this page I used the new Flowing Hearts Stencil, the new Orange Cream Metallic Shimmer Ink Spray and the Cosmic Berry Metallic Shimmer Ink Spray.  They are a perfect fit with this photo.

Here’s how I created this scrapbook page:

Spray the two ink colors onto the large watercolor palette. Spray water and place the white cardstock on top of the palette.

Let dry.

Once the paper dries, use black ink and stencil the hearts in place.

Flowing Hearts Stencil

Cut away at a portion of the heart so that the photo can fit right up underneath it.

To add texture, add black thread under the photo and adhere it in place.

Flowing Hearts Stencil

Die cut the title using the Fine Alphabet Die Set and adhere the letters down.

Use Photoshop to type the journaling in colors that match the pages background.

Flowing Hearts Stencil

Add the wood veneer pieces to add another type of texture to the page.

Nice and easy.

Let’s take another look:

Flowing Hearts Stencil

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

Prizes

  • 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 Monday, December 3, 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 Friday, December 7th, 2018.
  • In addition I have a $30 gift certificate to giveaway from comments left on this post by Sunday December 2nd at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winner will be announced on Monday December 3rd, 2018.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the:

Norine Borys

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

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Kristina Pokazanieva

Therese Calvird

Nathalie DeSousa

Svitlana Shayevich

Alex Syberia

Lilith Eeckels

Kathleen Graumüller

Virginia Lu

Vicki Boutin

Zinia Redo

Vicky Papaioannou

Enza Gudor

Laurie Willison

Kymona Tracey ←you are here

Norine Borys

Olga Moss

Agnieszka Malyszek

Zsoka Marko

TaeEun Yoo

Erum Tasneem

Rowena M

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.)

Flowing Hearts Stencil Orange Cream Metallic Shimmer Ink SprayCosmic Berry Metallic Shimmer Ink SprayAltenew Fine Alphabet Die Watercolor Palette

Thank you so much!