Altenew’s 4th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 3 + Giveaway

by May Sukyong Park

2018 Anniversary BlogHop Graphic
Good morning and welcome to Day 3 of our 4th-anniversary blog hop.

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

  • Blog Hop Day 1: Altenew Infographic (2014 – 2018)
  • Blog Hop Day 2: Leadership Team Shout-out

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

World Map Card Design Team 2018There is no doubt that Altenew wouldn’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 the most about being on the Altenew Card Design Team and/or what they like the most about our products.

CDT MayMay Sukyong Park (Joined in March 2015)

“I’m still beyond honored to be part of this amazing team with my sweet, supportive, and talented teamies. I wasn’t a big fan of floral stamps before I joined the Altenew team – especially layering stamps – because I didn’t know how to use them and what to do with them. However, since I started playing with Altenew's layering stamps, I was surprised to see myself creating realistic and beautifully layered flowers for my cards easily and effortlessly. I’m so thankful that Altenew has inspired me to go outside of my comfort zone and improve my skills with their most elegant and versatile designs!”

CDT LauraLaura Bassen (Joined in October 2016)

“It has truly been an honor to work with the Altenew Card Design Team. Each month they wow me with their new designs and exciting products. My favorites would have to be the inks. I think it's brilliant to have four colors to each set. They stamp like a dream and blend like butter. The stencils would be a close second. The geometric designs have stolen my heart. Happy Anniversary, Altenew! Thank you for inspiring me with your innovative products and beautiful hearts.”

CDT VirginiaVirginia Lu (Joined in January 2017)

“Back in early 2014, I was on the Runway Inspired Challenge with Jennifer and Tasnim. They are two super talented card-makers that I admire. When Tasnim asked me to try out her layering stamp set, which she first designed back then, I knew that she was onto something HUGE! Fast forward to 2018, I am blessed to be on the Altenew Card Design Team for over a year now and the fun never stops. Altenew has continued to amaze and challenge me to be a better card-maker. Thank you, Altenew!”

CDT SvitlanaSvitlana Shayevich (Joined in October 2015)

“I fell in love with Altenew from the very first release and continued falling in love with every release that follows. Now, four years later, I feel the same. After being on DT for 2.5 years and having the privilege to work with many products I’m still amazed to my very soul by every release. I'm a big fan of simple old stamping and I love creating realistic designs. Altenew layering stamps totally satisfy these desires. They fit my style perfectly. I'm a better crafter when I'm working with Altenew products.”

CDT DebbyDebby Hughes (Joined in October 2016)

“I joined the Altenew Card Design Team in October 2016. I’ve always been a long-term fan of their elegant, on-trend designs and my personal favorites are always the stunning florals. It appears to me that Altenew puts a lot of thought into all their products and it has been exciting this past year to see the range expand to include watercolors, washi tape, sprays, and stencils. It’s such an honor to be on the team. Happy Anniversary, Altenew!”

CDT LydiaLydia 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 the most is everyone that can stamp one image over another will get absolutely amazing results – it seriously does level the playing field when it comes to stamping! 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.”

CDT AgaAgnieszka Malyszek (Joined in March 2015)

It's crazy how fast time flies! We “just recently” celebrated the Altenew 3rd anniversary and today, Altenew is 4! It has been another great year full of joy to work with all the beautiful stamps and more! I’m always waiting for the new releases and love the feeling when I’m itching to get my hands on the new products and start creating my cards. Thank you Altenew Team for your hard work! I’m absolutely honored to be a part of this amazing team! Happy anniversary!”

CDT SvetaSveta Fotinia (Joined in October 2015)

“Being a part of the Altenew team is a pure blessing. When you love all the products, designs and ideas of the creators, when the team and the coordinators are the best support in every situation that may arise, when you're a part of making new products and much more to count, you just know that your work and your creations are worth it! This is an important thing for an artist! Altenew is one of the best things that ever happened to me and it made me really happy! I wish Altenew many more years, products, and admirers!”

CDT ErumErum Tasneem (Joined in January 2017)

“One year. I just completed my one year journey with Altenew in January and I still feel as if I joined only yesterday. It has been an amazing ride. They keep all us fans on our toes with their beautiful and innovative designs that often blow us away! It's always fun when you love what you do and I LOVE everything Altenew. I still pinch myself often to see if I am dreaming. I wish Altenew and each member behind this company lots of good luck, wishes and a very happy anniversary.”

CDT ThereseTherese Calvird (Joined in October 2015)

“Every year Altenew just gets better and better! And I feel very privileged to be a part (even just a small part) of such a fabulous company. They have gathered such a motivated and innovative team, each person keeps the wheels running so smoothly and shares such enthusiasm that we just can't help but be motivated to create! Happy Anniversary, Altenew. I can't wait to see what the next year brings although I am hoping there might be some flowers involved (wink)!”

CDT YoonsunYoonsun Hur (Joined in April 2016)

“Altenew is now four years old! It seems like just yesterday when we celebrated the 3rd anniversary. Time flies! Obviously, I had a fabulous time every time I saw the Altenew releases and I am still amazed by Altenew's incredible designs! I am always happy to create projects and so honored to be a part of this amazing team! Happy Anniversary, Altenew!”

WOW! Don't you just love all of their fabulous projects? We hope our designers continue to share their talents and creativity with all of us! Please make sure to stop by each of their blogs and leave them lots of love.

2018 Anniversary BlogHop Offer

Enjoy FREE U.S. shipping with code HAPPY4TH or $5 OFF international shipping with code ANNIV at checkout. Offer valid from April 3rd until April 8th at 11:59 pm EDT. Not valid on prior purchases. Cannot be combined with other promo codes.

2018 Anniversary BlogHop Sponsor

Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 5 lucky winners and a free Altenew Academy class to 5 lucky winners. There are also 13 awesome companies/crafty friends who are celebrating with us and they are offering the following prizes:

Be sure to leave comments by April 15th, 2018 at 11:59 PM EDT for a chance to win! 30 WINNERS will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced here on the Altenew blog on April 17th, 2018.


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

Altenew<— You are here!
Butterfly Reflections Ink<— Your next stop!
Lydia Evans
Carissa Wiley
TaeEun Yoo
Therese Calvird
Anna Kossakovskaya
Sara Naumann
Hussena Calcuttawala
Kymona Tracey
Heidi Jakobs
Isha Gupta
Laurel Beard
Nina-Marie Trapani
Sveta Fotinia

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Share Your Best Altenew Projects

Please click on the blue button below to link the best Altenew projects that you’ve created for the past 4 years. You may enter up to three times. We’ll feature the 8 best entries on the Altenew blog on April 17th, 2018.

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Annalisa April 13, 2018 - 4:24 PM

How fun to meet the design team like this! Thank you ladies for giving us so much inspiration by sharing your creative ideas with us!

Leanne S April 14, 2018 - 2:58 AM

You have a wonderful team of designers each with their own unique style.

Patt H. April 14, 2018 - 8:33 AM

Altenew has the most amazing team of designers! So many beautiful ideas they share. I love Altenew!

Kathy P April 14, 2018 - 9:28 AM

Amazed at the talent in this design team! Of course, your products make creating beautiful things so much easier! So glad I found Altenew!!!

Nandini Karmarkar April 15, 2018 - 3:57 AM

Amazing inspiration today. Altenew has one of the best design teams.

Nandini Karmarkar April 15, 2018 - 4:09 AM

Very beautiful cards! Love the gorgeous colors.

Yasmine Omar April 15, 2018 - 11:41 AM

You have such a fabulous talented designers, Thank you for the amazing products and the inspiration.

Jackie Price April 15, 2018 - 12:50 PM

You really do have an incredible gift card design team. They are all so very talented. Not only do they showcase the products fabulously, they show us different techniques and inspire us to play, experiment, and even think outside the box.

Heather Mills April 15, 2018 - 9:23 PM

Your team really is fabulous!! I mean, your products are awesome, but the DT brings them to life and makes us NEED them! : )

F. Andre April 15, 2018 - 10:18 PM

So nice to learn a bit about your design team members.

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