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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Colleen Howell April 5, 2017 - 11:33 AM

Wow, so many gorgeous and amazing cards

Virginia April 5, 2017 - 11:35 AM

These are all pretty cards. Love the cityscape!

Lisa Petrella April 5, 2017 - 11:36 AM

Wow! That new cityscape cover die is amazing!!! Gorgeous sample projects!

Meghan Peterson April 5, 2017 - 11:38 AM

This is seriously a stunning release!! That card kit is beautiful, and every single background die is 100% gorgeous. And I’m pretty sure those letters are a must-have! Can’t wait to see all these beautiful projects and inspiration in action!

Teena Schaefer April 5, 2017 - 11:38 AM

These are wonderful! So different!

Chrissy Bornfleth April 5, 2017 - 11:41 AM

Love the floral layered die!!!

Lisa F Atwood April 5, 2017 - 11:42 AM

This card kit is an amazing value! I could hardly believe how many items are included in it. And such beautiful cards! I love to see the wonderful projects that these card designers create. Thank you so much for sharing!

Berina Febin April 5, 2017 - 11:43 AM

This is a fabulous release. I love the new layered die cuts, especially the floral one. Such lovely cards you have created to showcase the release.

joy meadows April 5, 2017 - 11:44 AM

Love everything! the cards are so nice and all of the new products are on my wishlist.

Candice L. April 5, 2017 - 11:47 AM

Gorgeous cards. The cover dies are so intricate and elegant. Great release once again.

Sherianne April 5, 2017 - 11:49 AM

Love all the beautiful cards!

Sandy Dresch April 5, 2017 - 11:50 AM

Love the layered dies, all so beautiful , thanks for the great ideas

Sandra Colebank April 5, 2017 - 11:58 AM

I’m really loving the layered dies. Thanks for something new to get excited about.

Yvonne Whittington April 5, 2017 - 11:59 AM

I’m loving all the cards especially the city scape!

Cheryl I April 5, 2017 - 11:59 AM

It is all so beautiful! I love the beautiful papers and the new layered dies in this release too!

Pat McCleary April 5, 2017 - 12:03 PM

These projects featuring new products are just stunning. The over plates make me swoon.

Stef Perry April 5, 2017 - 12:07 PM

Love those cover playe days, definitely swoon worthy!!

Donna Ligon April 5, 2017 - 12:08 PM

you make gorgeous stamps and dies. I love the city scapes!

Alexandra Rösner April 5, 2017 - 12:09 PM

What a great release, would love to win :-)

Linda S. April 5, 2017 - 12:10 PM

So many beautiful cards. Love the new Floral Cover dies.

Jennifer K April 5, 2017 - 12:12 PM

Gorgeous cards!!! I love the cover plates in this new release, really all of the new products are amazing. I’m off to do the hop, can’t wait to see all of the beautiful work.

Kathy April 5, 2017 - 12:13 PM

What beautiful images! I would love to have them all to play with! Happy Wednesday !

Karen Russell April 5, 2017 - 12:14 PM

Gorgeous cards! These dies are to die for, can’t wait to get mine. Thanks

Jayell April 5, 2017 - 12:17 PM

I love all the layering dies! Great release.

Nancy Mathews April 5, 2017 - 12:17 PM

Wonderful new ideas for cards

Anne Sturgeon April 5, 2017 - 12:20 PM

I am in love with the Floral A and B plates. Can’t wait to see how they can be used by this great lineup of designers. Thanks for all this gorgeousness and for a chance at an awesome prize!

Barbara Hamilton April 5, 2017 - 12:21 PM

What a great example of beauty, I love that rose that was just the relief. You guys are so imaginative. When I grow up I want to be just as talented.(smile).

Annelie Schoop April 5, 2017 - 12:22 PM

Love the new Floral Dies. What pretty cards.

D.Ann C April 5, 2017 - 12:26 PM

Gaaa!!! They’re here!!! I’ve been waiting for your layering dies since I saw pics from CHA. Hooray!!! (Now I have to wait for my budget to catch up to my wishlist. lol!)
All these samples are FABULOUS!!

Hilary A April 5, 2017 - 12:27 PM

What a brilliant release! The cityscape is so super cool! The background dies are so so pretty! And so versatile – love all the variety with the different combinations and techniques. I need these! The card kit has SO much in it! I am beyond excited about this release! Thank you! I am inspired!

LeslieS April 5, 2017 - 12:32 PM

I can’t believe how great all these new products are! I love what you do. Thank you!

Yelitza Pena April 5, 2017 - 12:33 PM

wow, amazing love the layered floral cover dies; awesome!!!!!

Debbie Myers April 5, 2017 - 12:33 PM

Oh my goodness……!!! These are beautiful with so many options too!!

Nikki Anderberg April 5, 2017 - 12:40 PM

Fantastic release! Love the layered floral dies. Beautiful cards.

Momand wife April 5, 2017 - 12:41 PM

I fall in love with this card kit.. I wish I can wen to order it.

Kathryn A April 5, 2017 - 12:42 PM

Love the floral cover plates! Beautiful cards!

Michelle Hackett April 5, 2017 - 12:47 PM

What a great variety of products. Masculine, feminine, playful and serious. I can’t wait to get my hands on these. And the cards that were made are gorgeous.

Stephanie C April 5, 2017 - 12:49 PM

The floral die is just stunning! I love ❤️ this new release!

Julia D. April 5, 2017 - 12:50 PM

What a wonderful release! And the hop is full of fantastic inspiration. Thank you for the chance to win!

Janet April 5, 2017 - 12:50 PM

I just can’t believe how creative and innovative you continue to be at Altenew. I just want one of everything!

Linda K April 5, 2017 - 12:54 PM

oh my these cards are gorgeous!!! And what innovative products and styles-woohoo!

Jill H. April 5, 2017 - 12:54 PM

Absolutely fabulous cards and products! Love.

Anne Lewis April 5, 2017 - 12:55 PM

They are all soooo beautiful. I love the floral die the best but will have to try them all.

Rachel Orr April 5, 2017 - 12:56 PM

Love the floral die and cityscape. The examples are all just gorgeous!! Very talented designers!

Nancy Coleman April 5, 2017 - 12:57 PM

Beautiful cards!

Caroine Knauth April 5, 2017 - 12:58 PM

April is a beautiful, creative and unique month and your amazing release pulls it all together. I am shopping,inking and bringing more joy since I found your inspirations.

Carol Gallagher April 5, 2017 - 1:04 PM

Love the layering dies ,subtle texture on a card is my favorite!

Joy Gradowski April 5, 2017 - 1:05 PM

Wow! Awesome cards! I am totally a newbie to Altenew! I purchased my first set of stamps “Vintage Flowers” at a local stamp show, and am totally smitten!! It has me craving more!!

Maureen Reiss April 5, 2017 - 1:06 PM

Wow!!! Loving all the layering dies!!! These are some of the most Gorgeous cards I have ever seen!!! FANTASTIC!!!!

Carla Hundley April 5, 2017 - 1:10 PM

Beautiful cards and
love the cityscape.
Carla from Utah

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