Altenew: A Year in Review Blog Hop + Giveaway

by jenniferrzasa

Altenew A Year In Review Blog Hop Graphic 12282016Good morning, and welcome to our last blog hop of 2016!

It has been an amazing year, and we wanted to celebrate by gathering our DT and a few other friends to share their favorite Altenew projects of 2016!  We have a fantastic line-up full of amazing inspiration that you are sure to love!

Here are a few of our favorite cards from this year:

Peony Bouquet pink

Products: Peony Bouquet Stamp Set, Red Cosmos Crisp Inks, Coffee Break Crisp Inks

Best Mom

Products: Best Mom Stamp Set, watercolors

Navy Mini Blossom Die

Products: Whimsical Flowers Stamp Set, Glacier Caves Crisp Inks, Navy Cardstock, Spicy Yogurt Cardstock

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Products: Celebrations Stamp Set, Floral Shadow Stamp Set

Majestic Bloom

Products: Majestic Bloom Stamp Set, Red Cosmos Crisp Inks, Warm Gray Crisp Inks

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Products: Dahlia Blossoms Stamp Set, Modern Deco Alpha Stamp Set, Jet Black Crisp Ink, Jet Black Cardstock

Rzasa Dahlia Quotes

Products:  Dahlia Blossoms Stamp Set, Beautiful Quotes Stamp Set, Woodgrain White Cardstock,  Jet Black CardstockJet Black Crisp Dye Ink, Buttercream Crisp Dye Ink, Warm Sunshine Crisp Dye Ink, Soft Lilac Crisp Dye Ink, Lavender Fields Crisp Dye Ink, Frayed Leaf Crisp Dye Ink, Forest Glades Crisp Dye Ink

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Products:  Big World Stamp Set, Tiny Hearts Stamp Set, Jet Black Cardstock, Coral Berry Crisp Dye Ink, Warm Sunshine Crisp Dye Ink, Forest Glades Crisp Dye Ink, Ocean Waves Crisp Dye Ink, Lavender Fields Crisp Dye Ink

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Products: Floral Frame Stamp Set, Spicy Yogurt Cardstock, Jet Black Crisp Ink

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Products: Modern Deer Stamp Set, Holiday Wishes Stamp Set, Festive Silhouettes Stamp Set, Festive Silhouettes Die Set, Crisp Ink (Jet Black, Frayed Leaf, Forest Glades, Rocky Shore, Mocha)

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Products: Big World Stamp Set, Poinsettia and Pine Stamp Set, Lyrical Script Stamp Set, Crisp Ink (Jet Black, Frayed Leaf, Morning Frost)


To celebrate, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 WINNERS – selected from the comments across all of the blogs in the hop. You have until Wednesday, January 4th at 11:59 PM ET to enter, and the winners will be announced here on Friday, January 6th.

There is more! The designers in the hop each will give away one of their favorite Altenew cards, so make sure to leave comments on their blogs for a chance to win!

Altenew Freeshipping 720PROMOTION:

Enjoy FREE shipping on all U.S. orders with code GOODBYE2016 at checkout or $7 OFF international shipping on orders over $17 with code WELCOME2017 at checkout. Offers end Friday, December 30th at 11:59 pm EST. (Not valid on prior purchases. Cannot be combined with other coupon codes.)

Your first stop on the hop is the talented Yana Smakula!

Below is a complete list of the amazing designers/guests who are participating today:

Altenew <—You are here ?
Yana Smakula
Sveta Fotinia
Erum Tasneem
Jennifer McGuire
May Sukyong Park 
Virginia Lu
Hussena Cal
Laura Bassen
Svitlana Shayevich
Laura Jane
Therese Calvird
Isha Gupta
Marika Rahtu
TaeEun Yoo
Anna Kossakovskaya
Kristina Pokazanieva
Natalia Zubkova
Debby HughesS Jen


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Gayle Allen December 29, 2016 - 12:49 PM

Love all the cards. The altenew stamps are awesome, give so much dimension to cards

Debs December 29, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Love the trip down memory card lane. Love your products and I am inspired to head to my craft room. Thank you for the chance to win.

NatQuebec December 29, 2016 - 1:37 PM

Such beautiful projects ! Thanks for the chance to win.

Marie O December 29, 2016 - 3:27 PM

Wonderful creative ideas for cards,

Carla Hundley December 29, 2016 - 4:07 PM

Love blog hops
and all the cards
are gorgeous and
lovely to look at!
Happy New Year.
Carla from Utah

larissa heskett December 29, 2016 - 4:15 PM

SQUEAL!! Beautiful Cards!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and for the chances to WIN!! Hope you guys have a FABULOUS New Year and I look forward to seeing MORE of your AMAZING Designs in 2017!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK/WEEKEND!! =)

Mary Holshouser December 29, 2016 - 4:16 PM

2016 has been a year of ups and downs.
Hope 2017 will be better. The
DT did an excellent job this year
highlighting the Altenew products.
A look back was appreciated and
thanks for sharing.
Happy New Year

Linda Anderson December 29, 2016 - 5:07 PM

A great way to end 2016 and start 2017. Thank you for all of the wonderful inspirational designs last year. It has been such fun to see what the design team does with your fabulous products! And who doesn’t love the chance to win prizes!!

stephanie December 29, 2016 - 5:47 PM

Love this look back at some wonderful cards…from 2016. Looking forward to 2017…

Dee Earnshaw December 29, 2016 - 5:47 PM

This is such an amazing hop – so many gorgeous ideas and techniques:)

HelenK December 29, 2016 - 6:39 PM

Altenew is the only stamp company that I follow – every evening after work I m on the blog finding inspiration and awesomeness. Thanks for another wonderful bloghop!

Deanna Lauderdale December 29, 2016 - 7:05 PM

I love, love, love your products!

Jen shears December 29, 2016 - 7:10 PM

So many beautiful creations! Thank you for the inspiration- looking forward to more lovely sets next year!!

Natalie Godfrey December 29, 2016 - 8:51 PM

Awesome stamps! I love stamping with Altenew stamps and taking the classes that you offer.

Gail Alcorn December 29, 2016 - 9:14 PM

Love your layering stamps!

Denise Bryant December 29, 2016 - 9:30 PM

So many awesome cards! The Modern Deer card is a favorite of mine.. I just love that stamp set!

Cynthia Johnson December 29, 2016 - 11:12 PM

I love to see all the beautiful cards by so many talented people! I also love Altenew stamps. They are so detailed and gorgeous. Thanks for the giveaway!

Denise Gutshall December 30, 2016 - 1:55 AM

What a wonderful look back at 2016 stamp sets! The cards are gorgeous and I appreciate the inspiration!

Manda December 30, 2016 - 2:05 AM

So much fabulous inspiration! Can’t wait to see what you come up with in 2017!

Patricia17 December 30, 2016 - 7:34 AM

Your peony and dahlia stamps are the prettiest I’ve seen. I look for them as they are favorite flowers of mine. Thank you for sharing all the inspiration. Happy New Year !!

Ann December 30, 2016 - 7:36 AM

Oh my. Thank you for reminding us what a beautiful year 2016 was! Need the peonies–how did I miss those?

Samantha Houp December 30, 2016 - 8:13 AM

Loved this hop! Such stunning cards! 2016 was Full of amazing inspiration! Can’t wait to see the inspiration 2017 brings!

Sammibug in Ohio

BunnyD December 30, 2016 - 9:41 AM

What fabulous cards and I’m positive you had a hard time selecting out of the gorgeous ones I always see posted here. Thank you for all the brilliant inspiration over the year and I look forward to more amazing stamps in 2017!

Tara Prince December 30, 2016 - 9:45 AM

Beautiful cards!!

Hsin-Yi December 30, 2016 - 10:08 AM

I love Altenew stamps, and have been enjoying reading all the blog posts, as well as the Facebook live events. Thank you for all the inspirations!

Oliev December 30, 2016 - 11:21 AM

Thanks for the blog hop!

Daria Zender December 30, 2016 - 11:33 AM

All of these cards are just wonderful. My fave of Tasmin’s is the one made with Best Mom stamp set; my fave of Jennifer’s is the black, white and yellow on – love the mix of flowers and the graphic sentiment.

Maja December 30, 2016 - 1:08 PM

So many beautiful cards in one place. Thank you for this blog hop.

Sakeenah December 30, 2016 - 3:45 PM

I really love the Peony Bouquet Stamp Set. Especially with the colors used in the first card here. I’ll be putting that on my wish list for January.

K Eddington (Happy Hapa) December 30, 2016 - 4:31 PM

I gotta get that Peony Stamp set. All of the blog hops used it so well. Plus I want to practice all of their techniques all year long…

FeM December 30, 2016 - 6:10 PM

Amazing works of art on this hop.

Jeannean M December 30, 2016 - 7:31 PM

I love, love, love your stamping style! All of your cards are fabulous! I am your newest instagram follower! Thanks for all the inspiration.

Ericka Strange December 30, 2016 - 7:43 PM

Love these cards and such great stamps to add to any collection. Thanks for the inspiration.

Jeannean M December 30, 2016 - 7:51 PM

I wanted to finish out my hop with a comment on this Altenew blog! Wow! So many fabulous creations on everyone’s blogs! I finished in time, I am thinking, to hop over to the shop and get in on your fabulous sale too! Now that I have seen so much I want one of everything! LOL!

Sue McRae December 30, 2016 - 9:16 PM

What a great hop! So much fabulous inspiration and design styles!

Jan December 31, 2016 - 4:26 AM

Amazing cards and Amazing DT team… Wishing you all the fabulous 2017 for Altenew/Jan

Michele H. December 31, 2016 - 5:00 AM

Beautiful collection of cards! Each one is a masterpiece! Thanks for a great chance to win!
Happy New Year!

Bev Karolak December 31, 2016 - 6:22 AM

Fantastic blog hop! Great inspiration! ?

Karen B. December 31, 2016 - 9:46 AM

Your stamps completely changed my creations for the better. All these cards are gorgeous!

Liz mcallister December 31, 2016 - 11:51 AM

Love this blog hop with the best of the best. Time for some pinning!

Patti Galmarini December 31, 2016 - 2:24 PM

Love all the cards!!!

chark December 31, 2016 - 2:58 PM

great way to start the new year, love how beautiful these are!

Sharman December 31, 2016 - 3:18 PM

Awesome blog hop. Each and every card was done beautifully. Thank you for sharing with us.

Karen B. December 31, 2016 - 3:31 PM

So many beautiful cards! Off to take advantage of the free shipping code . . .

Linda Ford December 31, 2016 - 3:51 PM

I love the Peony Bouquet stamps the best, they can be used for so many occasions. The Modern Deer card is a great Christmas card.

Heather Cross December 31, 2016 - 11:06 PM

Such beautiful cards! Thanks for the inspiration in 2016!

Kim Anning January 1, 2017 - 4:15 AM

Such talented designers, and wonderful card makers. Thank you for another inspirational bloghop – not that I need any more encouragement to buy your stamps. Happy New Year

Gwendolyn January 1, 2017 - 10:06 AM

Just finished going through all the amazing blogs of the incredible artists! I have a year’s supply of inspiration now and I can’t wait to use my Altenew stamps to CASe some of them. I’m now sorry I missed the shipping discount to get more, Lol!

Tatiana January 1, 2017 - 11:01 AM

Beautiful cards. A nice end to an amazing hop. Thank you for sharing your talent. Happy new year.

Parker.O January 1, 2017 - 1:28 PM

Thanks for the giveaway, and many blessings throughout this new 2017 year.

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