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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joanne April 14, 2017 - 11:38 AM

Happy Anniversary

Lindsay w April 14, 2017 - 11:53 AM

This is one of the best blog hops ever!!

Marianne April 14, 2017 - 12:34 PM

You are so lucky to have such an amazingly talented Design Team. They are truly bringing the designs to life in such creative and unexpected ways!

Joan April 14, 2017 - 12:46 PM

Again – thank you Altenew! I have creativity overload – lol!

Irene Amruthkumar April 14, 2017 - 1:14 PM

Altenew!!! Where have you been all my life!! ?

Julia D. April 14, 2017 - 1:27 PM

You have an amazing DT! They showcase your products so well. Thank you for the chance to win!

Juana Vega April 14, 2017 - 1:33 PM

Wow! Great examples, all of them.

J. Vega

Janet L. April 14, 2017 - 1:43 PM

Wonderful projects! The DT has great talent!

Karen Martens April 14, 2017 - 1:46 PM

So many talented designers, so many beautiful cards, and ideas, Thanks to all.

Donna Ligon April 14, 2017 - 1:58 PM

happy anniversary! Fantastic designs by all your designers

Marilyn Mason Jensen April 14, 2017 - 4:02 PM

Happiest of Anniversarys! Can you believe how far you’ve come since starting this business?

Stacy V April 14, 2017 - 4:40 PM

I’m seeing a lot of my favourite crafty people featured in this post!!

Judy T April 14, 2017 - 5:29 PM

Happy Anniversary!!!!

Chrystyna B. April 14, 2017 - 5:46 PM

Happy Anniversary! Awesome product = awesome card samples!!!

Maryjo L Monterosso April 14, 2017 - 6:11 PM

You have one of the most diverse and creative design team. From scrapbook layouts, to detailed intricate floral designs, to fun colorful energetic cards and cuteness for days. Love them all. Keep up the great work and inspiration.

Michelle R April 14, 2017 - 6:25 PM

Really pretty cards. Very inspiring.

Golda April 14, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Definitely having fun on your hop!

Heather Price April 14, 2017 - 7:30 PM

So many talented artists! Products are amazing!

Golda April 14, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Love all of these favorites! It’s always so difficult to pick your favorites, especially of your own work.

Penny April 14, 2017 - 8:13 PM

Love your stamps!! I’ve been adding to my wish list!

Sandy Hentzel April 14, 2017 - 9:42 PM

I am just so floored by the talent from these designers. They are just fabulous.

Terri Trotter Earley April 14, 2017 - 9:46 PM

Another great day of fun!

Lindarub April 14, 2017 - 10:08 PM

It was fun reading how everyone got on the design team.

Evelyn April 14, 2017 - 10:16 PM

What beautiful cards. Love all the colors.

Heather Mills April 14, 2017 - 10:55 PM

It’s no wonder Altnew continues to prosper with such amazing designers!! What a great job they all do with your fabulous images!! I’m off to hop!

Stephanie Z April 15, 2017 - 12:36 AM

All your projects are wonderful and thanks for sharing :)

cat craig April 15, 2017 - 1:53 AM

SO fabulous to see all these cards in one place. Such a talented team.

Dawn T April 15, 2017 - 2:09 AM

Amazing cards and layouts from everyone. Very inspiring

Cynthia Johnson April 15, 2017 - 2:18 AM

All the contributors have done an awesome job. I love all the cards.

Viola Leary April 15, 2017 - 4:51 AM

Altenew design team members are so creative. Love them all. Theresa C is probably one of my favorite. I could listen to her talk for hours. Nina’s great too.

Marjorie Dumontier April 15, 2017 - 6:31 AM

So many beautiful and delicate cards….

Kathy J in Ellicott City April 15, 2017 - 8:40 AM

Great hop!

Deborah Kaye April 15, 2017 - 9:46 AM

Your design team is wonderful! So much talent! Whoa!

Dana W April 15, 2017 - 10:49 AM

Your DT is amazing!!! Love see all their great projects!!

Louanne Collins April 15, 2017 - 11:57 AM

Your designers are all amazing as are the products your company brings to us. Thanks to all and Happy 3rd Anniversary!

Kirsten April 15, 2017 - 12:02 PM

Happy Anniversary!

Angelina Quinones April 15, 2017 - 1:18 PM

Altenew you have a awesome them to bring us such wonderful products. i love all th cards and the colors are wonderful thanks and happy 3 anniversary . Also Happy Easter to all bless your.

Ashley Wells April 15, 2017 - 5:07 PM

This post was fun to read, learned a lot of neat facts about the design team members and saw some of their fun Altenew creations. Happy anniversary, Altenew!

Tasha Vovchuk April 15, 2017 - 6:24 PM

There are so many amazing projects! The team is so talented! Congrats on such amazing success!!! ;)

Em G April 15, 2017 - 6:44 PM

So talented, what a crest bunch of people

Jean Marmo April 15, 2017 - 7:36 PM

Amazing releases and inspiration!!!! Congrats!

Pamela Burke April 15, 2017 - 11:13 PM

I love your stamps–they are very innovative! Happy Anniversary

janice rendon-davis April 15, 2017 - 11:18 PM

So beautiful… Thanks!

LC April 16, 2017 - 12:43 AM

Your DT is incredibly talented! Each brings something unique and special to the creative table. Their projects are amazing and so beautiful! Happy Anniversary Altenew!

Manda April 16, 2017 - 7:54 AM

I love how your DT is from all over the world and they have such distinctive different styles which all work beautifully to highlight your products!

D.Ann C April 16, 2017 - 10:52 AM

How cool to see the map of where all your fab designers are from. So many of their favs I remember as being some of my favs, too! You have certainly made a fabulously fun 3rd anniversary party!!

Debbie Barba April 16, 2017 - 12:23 PM

Love all this information about your company and your designers! They are one beautiful group of talented ladies and you are one amazing company! Thank you for hosting such a wonderful hop with so much talent and inspiration!

Kai Ramos April 16, 2017 - 12:48 PM

i am always inspired by the posts on the Altenew blog. my mom gifted me some Altenew stamps for my birthday last Feb and I am so in love with them. thank you so much for your beautiful products!

Lieve S April 16, 2017 - 4:38 PM

So much talent and creativity !!
Thank you for organising this bloghop with lots of inspiration for all of us.
I’m off for hopping along; thanks in advance for all the shared projects.
Happy Easter Greetings from Belgium.

Roz M. April 16, 2017 - 5:45 PM

Thanks for Day 2’s inspiring hop and for the chance to re-visit some of the deign team’s favourite projects, today. So wonderful to see what each designer chose as their personal favourites (and fab to see these amazing projects again).

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