Altenew Craft-A-Flower: California Giants Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($200 in Total Prizes)

by Tenia

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Hey, y'all!!

Happy beautiful Saturday and hope all is well! Welcome to the Craft-A-Flower: California Giants Layering Die Set Release Blog Hop!! Tenia here and I have a card to show y'all, but before that, let's check out the newest Craft-A-Flower: California Giants Die Set…..CHECK IT!!!

ALT6293 Craft A Flower California Giants Die Set

Also check out the Craft-A-Flower Subscription Plan!!! Super AWESOME I tell ya!!!


But wait…..there's more!!! Also check out this AMAZING Bundle below!!

ALT6294 CAF California Giants Layering Die Set Gradient Cardstock Bundle
Craft-A-Flower: California Giants Layering Die Set & Gradient Cardstock Bundle

My Card

So I had a blast creating this card with this super fun die set!! Here is my card……CHECK IT!!!

Altenew CAF California Giants 2

Here are the directions on how I created this fun card!!

  1. First, create card from white cardstock.
  2. Next, add watercolor wash onto image panel and add washi and staples.
  3. Next, die cut flower, stem, and “hello” sentiment using various papers and inks.
  4. Stamp sentiment on a piece of cardstock and die cut.
  5. Adhere flower and sentiments onto image panel.
  6. Adhere whole panel onto card front.

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Giveaway Prizes

Blog Hop Giveaway 2

$200 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $20 gift certificate to 5 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 8/13/2021 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 7 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 08/15/2021.

Hop List

Check out who's hopping along with us today!!! Next on the hop is ERUM!!!

Altenew Card Blog

Erum Tasneem

Michelle Short

Virginia Lu

Natasha Davies 

Emily Midgett

Dana Joy

Nathalie DeSousa

Carol Hintermeier

Reiko Tsuchida

Amanda Baldwin


Terri Koszler

Tina Smith


Keren Baker

Verity Biddlecombe

Sandhya Iyer

Linda Westfall

Joy Baldwin

Nenette S. Madero

Preeti Chandran

Daniel Diaz

Jenny Colacicco

Joylita Dsouza


Thanks for stopping by!!


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Jeanne Beam August 7, 2021 - 9:48 AM

Such a large gorgeous flower! Love the card!
Thanks for sharing.

Sandi MacIver August 7, 2021 - 10:02 AM

what an awesome kit this month, I can’t wait to play

Sharon Brand August 7, 2021 - 10:19 AM

This set looks awesome! Love Tenia’s card!

Greta H August 7, 2021 - 10:41 AM

This flower really makes a statement–beautiful!

Avis Mullins August 7, 2021 - 11:07 AM

I LOVE zinnias!!! Can’t wait to get this set!! My mind is spinning on the colors of flowers!

Brenda Lee Kuder August 7, 2021 - 11:16 AM

A very pretty flower! I love the 3D flowers!

Teena August 7, 2021 - 11:17 AM

Love the Altenew craft-a-flowers!

Marla August 7, 2021 - 11:21 AM


Chris Dring August 7, 2021 - 11:21 AM

Wow! What a gorgeous flower die set. Love it!

Ann Aubrey August 7, 2021 - 11:24 AM

Beautiful flower designs.

vickiedavis77 August 7, 2021 - 11:41 AM

Another great set from Altenew!

barbara lassiter August 7, 2021 - 11:43 AM

Wow! This really pops off the page. it’s fascinating to see these dies and to think about how they layer to create these beautiful flowers.

Edith Burke August 7, 2021 - 11:50 AM

Absolutely love the layering flowers. They are so gorgeous!

Stacey Kowbel August 7, 2021 - 11:52 AM

This is a gorgeous new craft a flower!

Sue August 7, 2021 - 11:54 AM

Love this

Sally McCall August 7, 2021 - 11:56 AM

Beautiful giant flower. Love the colors and it makes a gorgeous card.

Tammy Hanson August 7, 2021 - 11:59 AM

Wow. This one is a show stopper. Fills the entire card front.

Reply August 7, 2021 - 12:02 PM

Can’t wait to get mine!

Michele S August 7, 2021 - 12:08 PM

Beautiful new CAF!!

Dorothy Jewell August 7, 2021 - 12:10 PM

I love this flower. The California Giants will be a beautiful focal point on any card!

Dana K Williams August 7, 2021 - 12:17 PM

Absolutley Beautiful! I am so glad I stumbled onto your website. I am inspired everytime I open an email. Thank you all

debbie August 7, 2021 - 12:37 PM

Beautiful card and so much inspiration! i particularly loved the one in the first row middle card in the other examples. loved the colors and water colored wash background

Ann Apolito August 7, 2021 - 12:58 PM

How gorgeous is that flower, what a great layering set!

Dana August 7, 2021 - 1:07 PM

I am fairly new to Altenew and LOVING it!

Jan Castle August 7, 2021 - 1:11 PM

Oh soooooo pretty!!!!
Paper Hugs,

EileenPaul August 7, 2021 - 1:24 PM

I am enjoying my Altanew stamps and adhesives. Looking forward to more ideas and fun.

Shai Ward August 7, 2021 - 1:28 PM

I always love seeing the design team’s inspiration with new releases! So many possibilities!

Barbara-Jean Kubik August 7, 2021 - 1:28 PM

Wow, what a work of art you have created, Tenia!

MarciaScantlin August 7, 2021 - 2:29 PM

I am blown away by the intricacy and detail of this flower. It is amazing.

Cyndi Morris August 7, 2021 - 3:17 PM

I absolutely love Altenew’s Craft-A-Flower sets. There’s something so satisfying about putting the elements together and creating a gorgeous bloom! This California Giant release is amazing.

Lea Ell August 7, 2021 - 3:27 PM

Beautiful creations

Lauryne Cunningham August 7, 2021 - 3:41 PM

I love this big bloom! Looking forward to starting the blog hop!

Anne Sturgeon August 7, 2021 - 3:50 PM

WOW this is so gorgeous… really fills that card front nicely. Great job!

Inkin' Chickie August 7, 2021 - 3:51 PM

Interesting layers for the new flower. The bud is a nice addition.

Faye Russell August 7, 2021 - 4:59 PM

Those California Giants are gorgeous!

Aia Magiera August 7, 2021 - 5:37 PM

Love this new craft a flower

Michelle Pokorny August 7, 2021 - 5:39 PM

Love this big statement flower and that there’s a sentiment, too! Beautiful card, Tenia!!!

Meghan Kennihan August 7, 2021 - 5:46 PM

What a beautiful BIG BOLD BLOOM! I love the different ways the DTs used it on their cards and all the different colors! WOW

Jen August 7, 2021 - 5:57 PM

So very pretty! Love the details!

myhobbyspot August 7, 2021 - 5:58 PM

I can’t get enough of the flower dies, they make gorgeous cards!

Jen August 7, 2021 - 6:08 PM

Your use of the colors are beautiful!

Maria Giselle B. August 7, 2021 - 6:15 PM

This is another great addition to your Craft A Flower dies. Thank you for the chance to win.

Kim M Jacobs August 7, 2021 - 6:26 PM

Big bold and absolutely beautiful! ❤️

myhobbyspot August 7, 2021 - 6:34 PM

Gorgeous card!

roxanne tellini August 7, 2021 - 6:35 PM

Big and beautiful.

Angela C. Posch August 7, 2021 - 7:07 PM

REALLY like it.

Amy Cooley August 7, 2021 - 7:36 PM

Wow, I love this bold flower and all the beautiful details in the die!

Shari Czerwinski August 7, 2021 - 7:55 PM

Gorgeous card and I always love a great hop! Thanks for all the prizes :

Mary Ann Reilly August 7, 2021 - 9:14 PM

Gorgeous die set and lovely and bright card! This set looks like so much fun.

Tina Kahles August 7, 2021 - 9:29 PM

Tenia Your card is super, I love this new Craft – A – Flower set it’s a big beautiful flower. Thank you for sharing and inspiring us all!

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