Altenew’s 3rd Anniversary Blog Hop Day 3 + Giveaway

by May Sukyong Park

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Good morning, and welcome to the Day 3 of our 3rd anniversary celebration.

*If you missed other anniversary blog hop posts, make sure to check them out for inspiration and an extra chance to win PRIZES!

  • Blog Hop Day 1: Hello from Tasnim and Jen
  • Blog Hop Day 2: Altenew Infographic (2014 – 2017)
  • Blog Hop Day 4: Scrapbook Design Team Shout-out

Before we go into the hop details and prizes, we would like to give a BIG shout out to our fantastic Card Design Team for their contributions to creativity, not only on behalf of Altenew but to the entire papercrafting community.

Jan2017 Card Design Team World Map 2017 1024x1024There is no doubt that Altenew couldn’t have come this far without the help of our extremely talented designers who showcase our products each month. We’ll never be able to thank them enough for all they’ve done for Altenew.

In honor of our anniversary celebration, we have asked each of our design team members to share four of their favorite Altenew cards with you. They are also sharing what they like most about being on the Altenew Card Design Team, or what they thought when they first heard about Altenew, or what they like most about our products.

Best Projects CDT May Sukyong ParkMay Sukyong Park (Joined in March 2015)
“It's been over two years since I joined the Altenew Design Team. I still feel incredibly honored to be working with sweet, supportive, talented designers on the design team. I've never said this before in public but I've also worked as the Marketing Director and the Design Team Coordinator for Altenew since May 2015. I'm so thankful for all of the beautiful experiences/opportunities I've had at Altenew. Kudos to Tasnim and Jen for running this fantastic company with the most amazing products which I truly enjoy playing with. Happy anniversary!” 

Best Projects CDT Agnieszka MalyszekAgnieszka Malyszek (Joined in March 2015)
I can’t believe Altenew is THREE already! I remember receiving an email with the invitation to join the team like it was yesterday! I love seeing how this company has evolved over the years and I am still beyond thrilled and deeply honored that I can be a part of this amazing team! Happy Anniversary Altenew! I wish you much more success in the years ahead!

Best Projects CDT Therese CalvirdTherese Calvird (Joined in October 2015)
Altenew is incredible! It’s one of those companies that always seems to be a step ahead and everything they create is so beautiful and well thought-out! After every release I can truly see how amazing the products and the Design Team are, I am always inspired to improve my skills and push some boundaries and I love that a company and team can do that for me and us. I want to say Happy Anniversary and Thank You so much to all the wonderful Altenew team that makes this possible!

Best Projects CDT Svitlana ShayevichSvitlana Shayevich (Joined in October 2015)
From the very first release until now Altenew has been impressing me with beautiful and unique designs. In only three years this company grew to a significant level and now carries many wonderful supplies. Which I love all. But my biggest love, of course, is floral and realistic stamps. I'm very blessed and honored to be a part of Altenew Design Team, the group of extremely talented, supportive and kind people. Incredible designs and inspiring DT make it a pleasure to work with Altenew.

Best Projects CDT Sveta FotiniaSveta Fotinia (Joined in October 2015)
Altenew took my heart with flower designs stamps, especially with Persian Motifs and It’s my favorite stamp set ever till this day. When the first design team of Altenew was announced, I became the biggest fan of all the talented ladies there and I found my dream. And as all true dreams it came true so suddenly and unexpected so I’ve never been happier then on a day when I got a letter of invitation from Tasnim (please don’t tell about it to my hubby, he thought that the wedding day was the one. ;)

Best Projects CDT Lydia EvansLydia Evans (Joined in November 2015)
“I joined this amazing team in November 2015. When Tasnim asked me to join the team it was a dream come true! I was and still am a huge Altenew fan-girl. What I love about Altenew products most is everyone that can stamp one image over another will get absolutely amazing results. I still can't believe that I get to play with gorgeous Altenew products daily. It truly is an honor to be part of this amazing team and I thank you so much Tasnim and Jen for welcoming me into the Altenew family.”

Best Projects CDT Yoonsun Hur
Yoonsun Hur (Joined in April 2016)

“3 years! Wow!! Above all, I applaud the Altenew for your love and passion for the craft!! I remember when I first saw the Painted Flowers stamp set, I was very, very surprised. I did not hesitate to buy it and this beauty is still my all-time favorite stamp set. To me, Altenew flowers are the one and only!! I feel truly blessed and extremely grateful for being in this wonderful team and pray for the next 3 years!!!”

Best Projects CDT Laura Bassen
Laura Bassen (Joined in October 2016)
“Although I haven't been on the Altenew card design team very long, only since October of 2016, it has truly been a joy to work with their gorgeous designs. From markers & sprays to stencils & kits, there's always something new and refreshing to try. I have known Tasnim & Jen for a long, long time. We go all the way back to the early days of the Runway Challenge:) I not only consider them to be fantastic designers but genuine friends, which is the best thing about working for Altenew.”

Best Projects CDT Debby HughesDebby Hughes (Joined in October 2016)
“Although I’m a relatively new member of the Altenew Card Design Team joining October 2016, I’ve been a long term fan from day one with Persian Motifs being my first set. For me, Altenew is synonymous with elegant, on trend designs and personal favorites are always the stunning florals. It’s such an honor to be on the team. Happy Anniversary Altenew!”

Best Projects CDT Virginia LuVirginia Lu (Joined in January 2017)
“From day one, I have witnessed how this stamp company blossoms and influences the stamping world. Altenew has never ceased to amaze me with their innovative products and timeless designs. I feel like an artist when I use Altenew stamps, dies and now stencils and kits. Altenew is always forward-thinking and emphasizes on educating every stamper regardless of the level. And, there is always something fun and exciting over Altenew blog! Altenew makes my card-making life a truly happy one.”

Best Projects CDT Erum TasneemErum Tasneem (Joined in January 2017)
“When I wasn't part of Altenew even then my friends and those who follow my work knew how much I LOVED working with their stamps. I remember having just the Peony Scrolls stamp set and I used it in SO many different ways it's not even funny. Altenew is my favorite company EVER. I love it and love everything they make. I am absolutely honored to be a part of it and also the amazing group of ladies I work with. It's like a never-ending party for me! Wishing Altenew and the team behind this company a very happy anniversary!”

We hope our designers continue to share their talents and creativity with all of us! Please be sure to stop by each of their blogs and leave them lots of love.

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2017 Altenew Anniversary BlogHop Sponsor Update

We are giving away $50 gift certificates to FIVE lucky winners. There are also 12 awesome companies who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:

Be sure to leave comments by Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at 11:59 PM EDT for a chance to win! 21 WINNERS will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew blog on April 28th, 2017.

Blog Hop 

Your first stop on the hop is the amazing Aga! Below is a complete list of the amazing designers/guests/companies who are participating today:

Altenew (you're here!)
Agnieszka Malyszek (your next stop!)
Tracey McNeely
Butterfly Reflections Ink
Eunyoung Lee
Vera Yates
Stephanie Klauck
My Sweet Petunia
Emily Leiphart
Kim Stewart
Freckled Fawn
Lilith Eeckels
Kathy Racoosin

Share Your Best Altenew Projects

Please click on the blue button below to link your best Altenew projects you've created for the past 3 years. You may enter up to three times. We'll feature the best 7 entries on the Altenew blog on April 28th, 2017.

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Angie Hall April 13, 2017 - 3:31 PM

I agree with you: you have some terrific designers on your team. This is a terrific way to celebrate your anniversary—inspiration, new stamps and dies and PRIZES. Thanks a bunch.

bev p April 13, 2017 - 3:35 PM

There are so many of you that are SO talented–I am on sensory overload already just looking at a few examples from each of you. Congratulations to an amazing team of amazing artists. And thank you for always inspiring me to keep trying!

cheri April 13, 2017 - 3:38 PM

Congrats on your 3rd anniversary! I love your stamps, and your classes. You have an amazing team of very talented people!

Donna Rinckel April 13, 2017 - 3:41 PM

Some seriously amazing talent on your design team. And such wonderful stories and tips that they’ve given us along the way. Can’t wait to see what’s coming in the future!

Leslie S April 13, 2017 - 4:03 PM

What a great hop! Glad so many great companies are joining you! Congrats on all your success. What a good group of designers you have. Thank you all.

Janet D. April 13, 2017 - 4:05 PM

Your AMAZING design team consistantly inspire! Your products are like no other, thank you for all the inspiration!

Julie Quin April 13, 2017 - 4:16 PM

I loved reading the design teams comments and seeing their bounty of beautiful cards – yes Altenew has the most amazing array of stamps and dies and so many other useful products – congratulations on your 3rd Anniversary Altenew

Nives K April 13, 2017 - 4:27 PM

Thank you for all the inspiration!

Michele Cole April 13, 2017 - 4:29 PM

I am so inspired by all the beautiful examples.

Cyndi Morris April 13, 2017 - 4:30 PM

I’ve been pulling out my Altenew stamps to make Mother’s/Father’s Day cards for your card drive, and remembering how much I love your products. Can’t wait to add to my “inventory.”

janice rendon-davis April 13, 2017 - 4:31 PM

I am falling in love with your stamp and just thrilled at how different you are from some of my other favorite companies. I like the fact of how clean and classy your line is and cannot wait to dabble in….. thank you!

Carol Rossouw April 13, 2017 - 4:35 PM

What a lovely group of multicultural design team artists! They have inspired us and often made us spend money on stamps because of their beautiful creations. Thank you for the inspiration!

Linda Anderson April 13, 2017 - 4:49 PM

The design team does a great job with your amazing products. I love to see what they’ve been up to. Thank you for terrific, timeless and Fun stuff that anyone can use and look good. Happy 3rd Anniversary Altenew!

Rose J April 13, 2017 - 4:53 PM

You certainly do have an amazing design team! They are a constant source of mind-blowing inspiration & I always look forward to seeing their gorgeous work. I blame them for my Altenew addiction :).

Melodie Pellegrino April 13, 2017 - 4:54 PM

As a newbie in making cards, these die cuts are wonderful, this is what I have been looking for.

Jil L. April 13, 2017 - 4:55 PM

You have such an inspiring design team. They do exactly what they are supposed to do, make me buy your products! lol! Jil

Annie Solomon April 13, 2017 - 4:58 PM

Happy Anniversary I’m enjoying the celebration and hope you are, too. Wonderful stamps and accessories. Thanks for all you do for us crafters.

Angela Person April 13, 2017 - 5:01 PM

Such an amazing, talented group of crafters!! I love seeing everyone’s favorite projects.

Judie Attard April 13, 2017 - 5:10 PM

So many awesome creations and talent!!!! Off to hop!!

Janice April 13, 2017 - 5:11 PM

Love the stamps.

Cynthia B. April 13, 2017 - 5:23 PM

WOW – your designers are amazing!

Michelle R April 13, 2017 - 5:24 PM

Such beautiful artistry. Thanks for the hop and inspiration.

Taasha B April 13, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Your design team is awesome. They always create products that are so inspirIng. I agree with Virginia when she says, “you feel like an artist when you use Altenew stamps.”

Donna Phelan April 13, 2017 - 5:28 PM

Beautiful stamp and die sets showcased by beautiful designers! Always inspirational!

Rema DeLeeuw April 13, 2017 - 5:32 PM

Amazing designers and cards!

Greta H April 13, 2017 - 5:35 PM

I do love your products–Happy 3rd BD!

Stef Perry April 13, 2017 - 5:50 PM

I am not surprised that Altenew has been a success, since you have some of the most amazing stamp sets (and other products) and such a talented, incredible design team that elegantly and beautifully showcases your products! I am truly in awe every time I see the design team’s work. Congrats Tasnim and Jen – Happy 3rd Anniversary

Helen April 13, 2017 - 6:08 PM

These day three projects are wonderful. Each hop on the blog has such inspiring designs. Thanks for making all this sharing possible. . .and Happy Anniversary!

Memoriesbymanda April 13, 2017 - 6:23 PM

Oh another day of hopping! I’m enjoying the inspiration.

Kirsty Vittetoe April 13, 2017 - 6:35 PM

You got the most talented designers! Thanks for the inspiration.

Maria Giselle B. April 13, 2017 - 6:41 PM

Cheers to Altenew on this milestone!

Patricia M April 13, 2017 - 6:45 PM

So many lovely cards!

Janet Newberry April 13, 2017 - 6:52 PM

Your designers are amazing and continue to Wow us with the creative ways that they use these wonderful products. I have been inspired by all of them.

Nicole Redden April 13, 2017 - 7:01 PM

Such incredible artists!! Beautiful work all around

MARLENE KLING April 13, 2017 - 7:11 PM

Even though I am 85 yrs. old and just a novice at card making, I must say Altenew makes my work look like an experienced artist. I love your products and wish I could buy more. Thank you for helping me.

Kristie Goulet April 13, 2017 - 7:26 PM

So many beautiful cards!

Marcia April 13, 2017 - 7:28 PM

Love all your products!! So much great inspiration from your designers.

Teresa Godines April 13, 2017 - 7:36 PM

I don’t know if I can take anymore of the wonderful inspiration. I just might be crafting all weekend. Don’t get me wrong….I am loving every minute.

Tracy A April 13, 2017 - 7:37 PM

I think asking the designers to choose their four favorite cards would have to be the most difficult challenge you have ever given them. They have created so many beautiful cards. How in the world did they narrow it down to only four?

Shirley N April 13, 2017 - 7:46 PM

Your DT is amazing! Their creations are always incredible and so inspiring! Happy 3rd Anniversary Altenew!

Kim Anning April 13, 2017 - 7:49 PM

Another amazing showcase for your wonderful stamps and talented designers. Awesome work

Cristina April 13, 2017 - 7:54 PM

Happy anniversary! I loved seeing the projects roundup from your team!

Sue McRae April 13, 2017 - 8:02 PM

So fun to see the designers pick their own favorite projects. Thanks for all the inspiration ladies!

Sandy G April 13, 2017 - 8:02 PM

Happy 3rd Anniversary Altenew! Your design team really know how to show off your products! They are so talented.

Liz mcallister April 13, 2017 - 8:18 PM

I love Altenew flowers! They are superb!

Pai Meng April 13, 2017 - 8:25 PM

so much talent all in one place!

Shona Chambers April 13, 2017 - 8:30 PM

You have the most incredible Design Team and a lot of them I followed already as I admire them so much. Being asked to join your team would be an absolute dream of mine, I just need to get better and better!!!!

Miranda Taylor April 13, 2017 - 8:43 PM

I can’t believe how talented your design team is! I’m sure it helps to have your awesome products to work with, but still, these ladies rock! Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful projects and products. Happy anniversary!

Angeline Choo April 13, 2017 - 8:49 PM

Wow !!! Happy 3rd anniversary. I truly love that you have designers all around the world, showing different talents and ways to use the stamp sets. Wishing many many more happy years to come

Lindsey April 13, 2017 - 8:55 PM

Love that your design team covers so many corners of the globe!

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