Thursday, November 29, 2018

Altenew Crafty Friends Blog Hop Day 1 + Giveaway





Hey everyone! We are so excited to be apart of Altenew's Crafty Friends Blog Hop this year! Keep reading along for chances to hop along and win some awesome prizes! If you're hopping along, you came from Keeway Tsao. To get more information head to Altenew's Card Blog.

Today, I made a super cute card using Altenew's Layered Floral Elements Dies and some colored cardstock.

I also used  glossy accents for the berries and the centers of the flowers to add some dimension!

Now time for the fun!

Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 5 lucky winners and one Altenew Academy class to 5 lucky winners. There are also 10 awesome friends who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:


Be sure to leave comments by Sunday, December 9th, 2018 for a chance to win! 35 winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on all of these blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog on December 15th, 2018.

Head on over to Virginia Lu's blog to continue on the blog hop!


180 comments:

  1. I am always so inspired by your creations--thank you.

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  2. What fun! Thank you for the lovely inspiration and the giveaways!!

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  3. I like the partial white stencil background. It really adds to the card. Beautiful! Thank you!

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  4. Oh what fun! Lovely card, thank you for sharing

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  5. What a gorgeous card with all of its brightly colored flowers!

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  6. Really pretty - love the subtle background and the glossy accent berries and flower centers.

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  7. Yay.. no stamping cards.. yet another reason why Altenew rocks! They have not only the most beautiful layering stamps but amazing dies too.. Stunning card. Love it!

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  8. Bright and cheerful! Seem to be needing more of that lately!

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  9. Great card - love that you did a little stamping as the first layer but that the dies are the stars; I've become a die junkie. :-)

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  10. This is such a beautiful card! Love it.

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  11. This is gorgeous! The glossy accents totally takes it up a notch! Beautifully done!

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  12. Beautiful! I love those stacked dies!

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  13. I love these diecut flowers, so pretty on your gorgeous card!

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  14. Some of the things I love about Altenew are the floral die cuts and this card is a stunning example of what can be created from them. Thanks for sharing and for the inspiration always!

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  15. Lovely card!Thanks for the inspiration! What a wonderful blog hop to celebrate this great international crafty community!

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  16. The die cuts are really nice. Very pretty choice of colors🙂

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  17. Your card is darling. Love the use of the stencil.

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  18. Very pretty card! Those layered flowers are really nice. I might have to get some.

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  19. Such a pretty card! It makes me all smiley!

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  20. Gorgeous card! I love the colors you used, and the layers are so pretty!

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  21. Beautiful colors and
    love the background!
    Carla from Utah

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  22. Just live the flower stamps and dies and watercolors !🦋

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  23. Love how you had the die cuts extend outside the layer. Pretty!

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  24. Thanks for sharing this beautiful card.

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  25. Oh my...your card is stunning! I wasn't quite sure about that die set, but seeing how you used it, guess it's time to go shopping!

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  26. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing your designs

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  27. Such a bright card on a winter's day.

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  28. Love the card - like the glossy finish to the "hugs".

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  29. I love all of the different colors and textures on your card. This card is so much prettier than anything you could buy in a retail store! TFS!

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  30. The glossy accents are awesome, love it!

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  31. Your idea to make a card mostly with die cuts is brilliant. It turned out beautifully.

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  32. Pretty card. I like your colors and balance. I like the tone on tone of the stencil background a lot.

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  33. Thank you so much for participating in the blog hop.

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  34. Love the colors you chose, great cards!

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  35. Great use of these two-toned die cuts! Lovely color and texture for a happy card!

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  36. Such a cute card! Would make someone very happy to receive it :)

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  37. I love the tone on tone and then the pop of color in the flowers - so pretty!

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  38. Such an adorable card!!! Love it. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  39. Gorgeous card!
    Thanks so much for sharing...

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  40. I like the highlights with the glossy accents very much. Beautiful Card

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  41. What a beautiful subtle background. I love the flowers hanging off the edges too.

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  42. I just bought the flower dies and LOVE what you did with them!! This card is STUNNING!!

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  43. thank you for the hop, and wonderful project great job.

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  44. I just love the way you did the flowers! The little glossy accents are perfect!

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  45. Great card--thanks for sharing

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  46. Lovely card with the bright flowers and the beautiful background.

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  47. so sweet and colorful - great job - angelkisses

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  48. Lovely layering of the flower die cuts!

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  49. Beautiful card! Love your layered flowers!

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  50. Pretty design and choice of colors.

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  51. How could you possibly have time to run your store and make cards 🥰 so pretty !

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  52. Very pretty and unique card. Thank you for sharing with us.

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  53. Such a lovely card...especially like the colorful die cut flowers. tfs

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  54. Pretty card... this layered floral die looks so fun; with all it's little details! Love what you did with it :)

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  55. Gorgeous card and love the colors and flowers.

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  56. Very pretty card, love using dies cuts as a focal image!

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  57. Great design using these pretty flower die cuts!

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  58. Love the background used. So many new ideas and so little time to play. Thanks so much for sharing your art.🐧

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  59. The layering and background make a beautiful card. Thank you for the ideas.

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  60. Wowzers!! What a gorgeous card .Love it !

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  61. So pretty...love how you used the die cuts.

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  62. So pretty! love the gorgeous flowers and also the subtle texture in the background.

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  63. Love the subtle texture paste you used in the background and all that glossy!! Beautiful card!!

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  64. I really liked the balance of the card. The embossed stencil is a technique I had forgotten but will be using in the future!Thank you for sharing your techniques with us!

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  65. Oh, how pretty! Thanks for inspiring example!

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  66. Very pretty, love the layout, colors and the simple joy it would bring to the recipient!!

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  67. Very pretty card. I love the textured background and the colored flowers. I like the glossy accents adding a little sparkle.

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  68. This IS a super cute card Kelli with all of the texture and the beautiful images, love it. Very well done.

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  69. Cute and fun, great textured background and the colors are perfect. Thanks for sharing your designs

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  70. Gotta love glossy accents and extra dimension :-) Thanks

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  71. Beautiful! I love the dimension and texture with the stencil.

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  72. The bright colors of your card are so cheerful. The layering of the flowers really add to the effect. Love the card!

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  73. I really like that subtle background! Is it a stencil or an embossed image? The shine is beautiful on your die cuts, so pretty.

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  74. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  75. The flowers are bright and cheerful.
    Love the layering dies - make
    fantastic flowers. thanks for
    sharing. txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  76. Thank you for this post! I'm new to card making and seeing beautiful cards like yours give me some wonderful inspiration. I love florals and the colors you use are spectacular!

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  77. I love the subtle background and the colors you used! So pretty :)

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  78. So pretty! Love the subtle stenciling and the color combinations for your flowers!

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  79. Great card! I love the subtle background.

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  80. Wow! This is beautiful! I love the texture and dimension that you have added to this! It looks amazing!

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  81. A lovely fresh card with lovely colours and layers. Love that hint of texture in the background with the tone on tone stenciling!

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  82. Gorgeous card! I love the texture and dimension you added!

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  83. Love the glossy accents on this!!! Some day I'm going to make it down to see your store... (I'm in Maine)

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  84. How sweet is that card?? Those flowers are just so happy. TFS!

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  85. Love your card and I am in love with the layered floral dies as well. Love how you used the glossy accents too!

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  86. I love how those flower dies look! If I had a die cutting machine, these would definitely be part of my stash!

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  87. Lovely card, love this color combo and what a great way to use some beautiful colored cardstock!

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  88. Great layout and florals! Love the dimensional sentiment.

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  89. Pretty card - I really like your off the edge design : )

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  90. Great dimension and interest on this pretty card.

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  91. lovely colors plus wonderful design=fantastic card!!

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  92. The vibrant flower colors look so pretty and I love the subtle design in the background. Lovely card!

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  93. So pretty! :) Love the pops of color. :)

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  94. Great card! Love the subtle stenciling on the background and the pretty pops of color with the flowers and the berries.

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  95. Enjoying the Crafty Friends blog hop! So many fabulous creations! Love these beautiful die cut flowers! Awesome colors!

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  96. Beautiful! Layered dies and glossy accents are two of my favorite things!

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  97. Your cards are beautiful! LOVE the bright colors. Also love that everything is die cut--such a nice change of pace every now and again. TFS--have a very blessed weekend.

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  98. This is an absolutely prett xard snd design.

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  99. Colour, die cuts and glossy accents - Love it!

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  100. Just bought this set in the bundle! Love what you did with it! Great job!
    marcia m

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  101. Beautiful job! The flowers really pop against the white and look really bright and cheery.

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  102. Nice use of the flowers in this design.

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  103. Lovely, lovely floral arrangement. Everything's perfect...the colors, the background. Thanks for sharing.

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  104. beautiful card, I love the layers in you used in your floral displays
    thanks for sharing
    Barb Housner

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  105. Beautiful card with many interesting elements.

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  106. Loving all the dimension on this cute card!

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  107. Lots of bright cherry colors and great textures. Thank you for sharing!

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  108. Beautiful, the colours you used are simply fantastic - LOVE! Great background and overall layout - thanks so much for sharing and inspiring, and being one of the generous sponsors!

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  109. Very pretty card--love all the colors and textures you've used! Thanks for sharing.

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  110. So pretty! I especially like the look of the buds! Thanks for sponsoring this fun hop!

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  111. Beautiful use of the dies and the glossy flower bits! The subtle background is lovely as well

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  112. Simply georgeous. Merry Christmas! I can hardly wait to see what is next.

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  113. hugs cards are always such fun to send. like this one

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  114. your color choice for these die cut is just PERFECT! so pretty! thanks for sharing

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  115. Such a gorgeous, bright, dimensional card! This is guaranteed to brighten anyone's day. Thanks for sharing and being one of the sponsors of this fun bloghop!

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  116. Such a pretty card! I love the bright colors and the added dimension of the crystal drops.

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  117. A gorgeous card, great lay out and realy a stunning example of what you can do with the awesome dies from Altenew. Thank you so much for sharing.

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  118. I. love. it. The depth of your card is amazing with the sentiment, the centers of the flowers and the berries....just vibrant! Thanks for the inspiration :)

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  119. the textured background adds so much to those lovely colorful flowers on your card!

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  120. The card is awesome!! Love the glossy accents!!

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  121. Very lovely card. Thank you for sharing.

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  122. Beautiful card with a pretty mix of colors!

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  123. Great card! Love the subtle background in the white space.

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  124. This is a beautiful card, I'm so getting Spring Fever already lol. I love the hi-lights with Glossy Accents, that always catches my eye (I do love shiny hehe). Thanks for sharing your card and for participating in the Hop. (mardy14@bellsouth.net)

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  125. Love the way you chose to use the colored cardstock and layering the dies. I have been cutting them out & coloring with watercolor or markers or inks!

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  126. Love the flowers and glossy accents add icing on the cake

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  127. Such a fun and cheerful card, loved the flower dies.

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  128. Beautiful card! How fun, thanks for the giveaway!

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  129. Beautiful card, love the subtle details.

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  130. Absolutely Gorgeous card! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  131. Love this cute card! I love the funky floral die cuts!

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  132. Your card is indeed cute! Quite adorable, I'd say! Very nice use of the dies and colors. Thanks for sharing!

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  133. Pretty layout with these fun florals. Thanks for sharing this inspiration with these products.

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