April 2017 Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

by jenniferrzasa

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We were so thrilled to read your comments on yesterday's post!  It seems like you are just as excited as we are about the new card kit and dies, which are now available for purchase in the Altenew shop.

We are celebrating with an inspirational blog hop featuring projects from an incredible lineup of designers!  As always, I'll get us started with some projects before you hop along :)

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Products Used:  (Cardstock, Patterned Paper, Gold Foil Paper, Letter Stickers) – New Day Card Kit, Warm Sunshine Envelope

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Products Used:  Layered Medallion Cover Die B, (Sentiment) – New Day Card Kit, Jet Black Cardstock, Vellum Translucent PaperArtist Marker Set A, Limestone Envelope

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Products Used:  Layered Medallion Cover Die A, Layered Medallion Cover Die B, Jet Black Cardstock, (Cardstock, Watercolor Patterned Paper, Gold Foil Cardstock, Sentiment Stamp) – New Day Card Kit

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Products Used: Layered Floral Cover Die A, Layered Floral Cover Die B, Jet Black Crisp Ink, (Cardstock, Watercolor Patterned Papers, Sentiment Stamp) – New Day Card Kit, Ocean Waves Envelope

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Products Used: Layered Floral Cover Die A, Inline Alpha Die Set, Jet Black Crisp Dye Ink, (Sentiment Stamp, Cardstock, Gold Foil Cardstock) – New Day Card Kit

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Products Used: Layered Floral Cover Die A, Layered Floral Cover Die B, Jet Black Crisp Ink, (Cardstock, Watercolor Patterned Papers, Sentiment Stamp) – New Day Card Kit, Deep Iris Envelope

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Products Used:  Layered Cityscape Cover Die A, Layered Cityscape Cover Die B, Inline Alpha Die Set, Jet Black Cardstock, (Cardstock, Gold Foil Cardstock) New Day Card Kit, Lagoon Envelope

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Products Used: Layered Cityscape Cover Die B, (Cardstock, Watercolor Patterned Paper, Cardstock Die Cut, Sentiment) – New Day Card Kit, Autumn Blaze Envelope


To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment here on the Altenew blog by Friday, April 14th at 11:59 pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on Saturday, April 15th.


Your first stop on the hop is the incredible and colorful Laura! Below is a complete list of the amazing designers/guests who are participating today:

Altenew <— you are here :)
Laura Bassen
Eunyoung Lee
Jennifer McGuire
Erum Tasneem
Virginia Lu
Dana Hyejin Gong
Yoonsun Hur
Laura Jane
Debby Hughes
Flóra Monika Farkas
Therese Calvird
Miriam Prantner
May Sukyong Park
Lydia Evans
Anna Kossakovskaya
Lydia Fiedler
Sveta Fotinia
Isha Gupta
Svitlana Shayevich
Lilith Eeckels
Kelly Tribout Latevola
Nicole Picadura

S Jen


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Megan April 6, 2017 - 7:05 PM

Fabulous release. Love the patterned paper and thank you so much for making it single sided. Now I don’t have any decisions to make.

Starr Patrick April 6, 2017 - 7:26 PM

these are so pretty love the dies

Shawn B April 6, 2017 - 7:47 PM

Absolutely beautiful dies, I can’t wait to try them.

Heidi S April 6, 2017 - 7:48 PM

This is an amazing release. I really love the inline alpha and the Layered Floral A and B dies.

Hildy Peterson April 6, 2017 - 8:05 PM

This release is amazing! I really enjoyed hopping along and leaving my comments for all the wonderful artists. Thank you, Altenew!

Stephanie Z April 6, 2017 - 8:20 PM

You have some really beautiful dies that you are releasing :)

Nancy Souza April 6, 2017 - 8:34 PM

Beautiful designs, color combos and clever use of dies

Cindy Solly April 6, 2017 - 8:47 PM

love the new looks, very dimensional. …..and pretty

Sue LD April 6, 2017 - 8:56 PM

Fabulous release and blog hop. Love the new layering dies.

Linda Abbott April 6, 2017 - 8:56 PM

Love the layered medallion dies!

Jean Nunnally April 6, 2017 - 9:05 PM

Wow, Altenew, you have kicked it up a notch, as Laura Bassen would say. I love the layered dies. It’s just an incredibly beautiful and creative look. Kudos for this innovation.

Valerie April 6, 2017 - 9:17 PM

Lots of gorgeous things in this release!

Pai Meng April 6, 2017 - 9:41 PM

love the layered dies!

chark April 6, 2017 - 9:51 PM

that city die and cards, though!

Marcia April 6, 2017 - 9:51 PM

What an exciting new release! Love the layered dies!

Helen April 6, 2017 - 10:01 PM

This is a great April release and blog hop. Who wouldn’t want to have it all after being inspired by the creativity shared in all of these blogs? Thanks for sharing it all.

Rebekah April 6, 2017 - 10:15 PM

Every release gets better & better! So excited about the Floral Layering dies!

Denise Kasbohm April 6, 2017 - 10:24 PM

I just love the Layered Dies!! Gorgeous.

Kristen Berscheid April 6, 2017 - 10:36 PM

Absolutely beautiful dies, and love the many different ways to use them!

karenajo April 6, 2017 - 10:38 PM

Those layer dies are fantastic – especially love the floral one !

Stacy April 6, 2017 - 10:39 PM

Love the new dies and the inline alpha. Can’t wait to get them.

Amy C. April 6, 2017 - 11:01 PM

Beautiful cards! The Layered Medallions Die is especially stunning.

Angela Siu April 6, 2017 - 11:31 PM

This is gorgeous. I am so excited to purchase these and try out.

Laurie April 6, 2017 - 11:36 PM

Gorgeous layered flower die! So many possibilities!

Laurie April 6, 2017 - 11:39 PM

Such a cool release! I love the city dies-so fun! I also really like the floral dies. Altenew does it again!

Dana M April 6, 2017 - 11:47 PM

Gorgeous and fun cards! There is so much variety in this release and in the samples from the design team.

Hsinyi Chen April 6, 2017 - 11:56 PM

I am excited to hear about another release! Love your products!

Christina April 7, 2017 - 12:02 AM

Beautiful. Love your cards. I can’t wait to try your ideas.

Cynthia April 7, 2017 - 12:08 AM

Love your unique stamps. Then the stamp pads colors blend together so well. Looking forward to what is to come in the future.

Sheri Elmont April 7, 2017 - 12:46 AM

Fantastic release! I love the layering dies.

Xènia April 7, 2017 - 12:56 AM

These layered dies are absolutely awesome!!!

Magee April 7, 2017 - 1:20 AM

Love the new sets. Beautiful cards made from them. Very colorful and lovely.

Farida April 7, 2017 - 1:53 AM

Wow! Absolutely amazing release! Your last few releases have had the most unique products!

Janine April 7, 2017 - 2:05 AM

Love the layered dies! Very creative

Renee April 7, 2017 - 2:13 AM

Loving the layered dies.

Margo Berg April 7, 2017 - 2:17 AM

I cannot wait to order some of the new layering dies so I can make some stunning cards. Love the floral dies.

Lesley S April 7, 2017 - 2:27 AM

The Layered Floral Dies are simply stunning. The creative possibilities with these dies are awesome!

Debbie Minton April 7, 2017 - 5:52 AM

The new layering dies are brilliant! They just keep getting better and better. :)

Marina April 7, 2017 - 6:10 AM

This release is awesome. And you gave us a lot of ideas, lots of great cards, thank you so much for sharing them!

Colette April 7, 2017 - 7:17 AM

I love the medallion die! Thanks for sharing so many ideas!

Jackie McKnite April 7, 2017 - 7:28 AM

As always your products produce very classy results.

Amethyst48 April 7, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Love the layering dies! I ordered the floral set after watching Jen’s video.

Diana S. April 7, 2017 - 8:03 AM

Love the new dies they are amazing. The details in the are beautiful. I want the all!!!

Lesliediana April 7, 2017 - 8:10 AM

The cards are fabulous. So glad you released layering dies at an affordable price. Thank you.

Tamala Owens April 7, 2017 - 8:55 AM

New to Altenew! Would love to win!

Diana Doring April 7, 2017 - 9:17 AM

I’m new to the Altenew blog. I love the products. The floral background dies are just beautiful.

Bonnie E April 7, 2017 - 9:40 AM

Wow – wow – wow – so many incredible, intricate pieces. I always expect fantastic detail from your brand, and you totally blow my mind with these pieces! The examples are stunning

Jackie P. April 7, 2017 - 11:33 AM

Wow, these are some beautiful dies! I’ve been trying to decide between the florals or the medallions as my favourite. If I could just buy them all I wouldn’t have to decide but since I can’t. These are some lovely cards showcasing the products!

Debbie Barba April 7, 2017 - 11:36 AM

WoW….these are beautiful dies! I especially love those new alphabet dies! So excited to get hopping. Always so much talent and inspiration here!

STACY SCHNETTLER April 7, 2017 - 12:41 PM

AMAZING Dies! Those florals pop! Hard to decide whether to get the florals or medallions. I love them both!

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