August 2017 Release Blog Hop Day 1 + Giveaway

by jenniferrzasa

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Good morning, and welcome to our August release blog hop!

We have been thrilled with the comments left on our sneak peek posts, and some of you even figured out that we designed this month's release with scrapbookers and other memory-keepers in mind.  Of course, that doesn't mean that you are limited to layouts and journals with these products- they are incredibly versatile!  Just wait until you see what our design team and guests have created :)

*All product links can be found at the bottom of this post.

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Supplies:  More Than Words Stamp Set, 3D Star Die, Envelope Liner Die, Jet Black Ink, 6×6 Reflection Paper Pad, Lagoon Envelope, Iridescent Glitter

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Supplies:  3D Star Die6×6 Reflection Paper Pad, ribbon

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Supplies: Thick and Thin Alpha Stamp Set, Script Words 2 Die Set, Jet Black Ink, 6×6 Reflection Paper Pad, Warm Sunshine Envelope

DSC 0677 smallDSC 0675 small Supplies: Simple Shapes XL Stamp Set, Calligraphy Alpha Die Set, Crisp Ink (Parrot, Fresh Lemon, Honey Drizzle, Sunkissed, Autumn Blaze, Coral Berry, Ruby Red, Lavender Fields), Deep Iris Envelope


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Supplies: Currently Stamp Set, Charmed Stamp Set, Point It Out Stamp Set, Envelope Liner Die Set, Crisp Dye Ink (Rouge, Evening Gray, Jet Black), 6×6 Reflection Paper PadLimestone Envelope

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Supplies: Striped Leaf Cover Die, Signature Words Die Set, Cherry Wood Paper, Birch Wood PaperLimestone Envelope

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Supplies:  Signature Words Die Set,  6×6 Reflection Paper PadOcean Waves Envelope

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Supplies: Doodled Lace Cover Die, Point It Out Stamp Set, Circled Sentiments Stamp Set, Crisp Dye Ink (Razzleberry, Persian Blue), New Day Card Kit Enamel DotsWarm Sunshine Envelope

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Supplies: Halftone Circles Nesting Die Set, Crisp Dye Ink (Warm Sunshine, Jet Black), sentiment created with Thank You Kit Online Editor Tool), Warm Sunshine Envelope

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Supplies:  Eid Mubarak Die, Gold Foil Cardstock, watercolor created with Crisp Ink (Razzleberry, Deep Iris), watercolor paper, Deep Iris Envelope

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Supplies: Framed Stamp Set, Sweet Friend Stamp Set, Fantasy Floral Die Set, Envelope Liner Die Set, Jet Black Crisp Dye InkLimestone Envelope

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Supplies: Sweet Friend Stamp & Die, Anemone Set, Rose Petals Due Inks, Green Fields Dye Inks

Signature Words Cake Love 1Supplies: Signature Words Die, Leafy Wreath Die, Cake Love Stamp Set, Mango Smoothie Dye Ink, Peach Perfect Dye Inks, Warm Sunshine Shimmer Ink Spray

Sweet Friend Botanical Garden

Supplies: Sweet Friend Stamp & Die, Botanical Garden Stamp Set, Wild Hibiscus Stamp Set, Thinking of You Stamp Set, Artist Markers Set A

Garden Grow signature wordsSupplies: Indoor Garden Stamp Set, Signature Words Die Set, Coffee Break Dye Inks, Green Fields Dye Inks, Sea Glass Dye Ink

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Supplies: Eid Mubarak Die, Jet Black Cardstock, Spicy Yogurt Cardstock

Eid Mubarak DieSupplies: Eid Mubarak Die, Gold Foil CardstockSpicy Yogurt Cardstock


To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment here by Thursday, August 31st at 11:59 pm EDT for a chance to win.

The winners will be announced on Saturday, September 2nd.

(This is a TWO DAY blog hop, so make sure to check out the Scrapbook Blog tomorrow for more inspiration and a chance to win THREE ADDITIONAL $50 gift certificates!)


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

Altenew Card Blog <— You are here :)
Jennifer McGuire
Vicky Papaioannou
Laura Bassen
Lilith Eeckles
Nina-Marie Trapani
May Sukyong Park
Therese Calvird
Terhi Koskinen
Virginia Lu
Mindy Baxter
Svitlana Shayevich
Kymona Tracey
Yoonsun Hur
Galina Filippenko
Isha Gupta
Flora Monika Farkas


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More Than Words
Point It Out
Sweet Friend
Thick and Thin Alpha
Building Blocks
Circled Sentiments
Simple Shapes XL
Speech Bubbles
Die 3D Star 2
3D Star Die
Die Doodled Lace Cover Die 2
Doodled Lace Cover Die
Die Striped Leaf Cover Die 1
Striped Leaf Cover Die
Die Fantasy Floral 2
Fantasy Floral Layered Die Set
Die Happy Mail 1
Envelope Liner Die Set
Die Script Words 2 2
Script Words 2 Die Set
Die Signature Words 2
Signature Words Die Set
Die Eid Mubarak 2
Eid Mubarak Die
Die Rose Filament 1
Rose Filament Die Set
Die Sweet Friend 2
Sweet Friend Die
Die Halftone Circles Nesting Die 2
Halftone Circles Nesting Die Set
Die Halftone Hearts Nesting Die 2
Halftone Hearts Nesting Die Set
Storage Pouches Large
Large Storage Pouches - 10/pck
Storage Pouches Large 2
Large Storage Pouches - 25/pck
Storage Pouches Medium 2
Medium Storage Pouches - 10/pck
Storage Pouches Medium
Medium Storage Pouches - 25/pck

S Jen


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Marie Paquet August 23, 2017 - 15:43

I don’t know if it is for Europe also, but I’ll try. Thanks for this chance to win.

Margarita Navarro-Rivera August 23, 2017 - 15:45

Great release! Fabulous cards! Love the eclipsecard the best!

Marjorie DUMONTIER August 23, 2017 - 15:51

This is such an amazing release that my English isn’t rich enough to say what I’d like to…..

April Bentley August 23, 2017 - 15:52

All of the cards are gorgeous!

Paula M August 23, 2017 - 15:52

This is a wonderful release with lots of variety!

Jenny van Westrop August 23, 2017 - 15:52

OMG love all the card.
But my favorite is the colorfull sending HUGS card.
Jenny is hopping

Erin Antos August 23, 2017 - 15:57

Love the striped leaf die. Definitely am going to NEED that. ?

Tara Prince August 23, 2017 - 15:58

Amazing examples!! Great designs!!

Ann Kulseth August 23, 2017 - 15:58

So much inspiration packed into one posting – and the blog hop will add more. Thanks!

Ana Paula Rodrigues August 23, 2017 - 16:07

Hello, i love this set of dies, you can make this beautiful cards, so simple and elegant. Thank you for this giveaway.

Beverly Kozlowski August 23, 2017 - 16:11

What a wonderful release! Can’t wait to check out the blog hop to see all the creations made with these products! I can already tell that I will have to have some of these products!

Chris Handy August 23, 2017 - 16:11

Wonderful release. I have put quite a few on my wishlist. The cards are lovely. My favorite is the gold frame with the blue flowers.

Terri (Blindstamper) August 23, 2017 - 16:23

I don’t know how you keep doing it. Awesome release after awesome release… I’m excited about the cover plates and flower dies!

nancy faith August 23, 2017 - 16:28

Wow… loving some of these new dies!!!! Cannot wait to finish the blog much inspiration.

Sandy Proulx August 23, 2017 - 16:29

Love the new filament raises and the sentiment dies. The cards are ver simple and clean yet very elegant Great work

Laurie G. August 23, 2017 - 16:32

What a fabulous release! Never disappointed :)

Iryna August 23, 2017 - 16:37

Oh,I love “wooden” leaves!they are gorgeous!!!
Thanks for chance to win!

Sheri K August 23, 2017 - 16:38

Amazing–all of the cards from your amazing DT! Thanks for a fun hop.

Efrat S August 23, 2017 - 16:41

Great release!

LaurieJ August 23, 2017 - 16:53

You have completely blown me away with this release. SO many things to love! I’m especially enamored with the new dies Doodled Lace and Signature Words. And your cards – wow! Adore the Striped Leaf one.

April S August 23, 2017 - 16:53

The leaves and lace covers are amazing! Can’t wait to create with them.

Susie Moore August 23, 2017 - 16:58

Thank you for a chance to win!!!! I can’t wait to place my order!

Beverlee Sagon August 23, 2017 - 16:59

Love so many new products from this release. I especially love the three Dies Jennifer McGuire used along with your peach embossing powder. Such a compliment to Silver, gold and white Embossing powders.

Linda K August 23, 2017 - 17:05

I am continuously amazed by each new release-how innovative the designs are, and how fabulous the DT inspiration is-bravo!!

Julie August 23, 2017 - 17:05

The lace cover die is beautiful. Love the designers on your hop.

Maureen McLaughlin August 23, 2017 - 17:06

This latest release is so versatile and I find I am reaching more and more for word stamps and dies to compliment my cards.

Kris in Alaska August 23, 2017 - 17:14

Totally awesome release! You’ve outdone yourself!

Janice August 23, 2017 - 17:16

Great new release, lots of unique products. I’m making a list!

Jane Reimer August 23, 2017 - 17:36

Absolutely gorgeous!

Linda P August 23, 2017 - 17:38

WOW! Love them all … now how do I choose just one?

Maureen Reiss August 23, 2017 - 17:41

I’m in Love with the leaf cover die!!! Beautiful release!!

AndreaH August 23, 2017 - 17:49

Oh dear I can see me spending lots of money very soon. Arghhhhhhhhh ??

Mary Herman August 23, 2017 - 17:53

Love your blog and love these Sneak Peaks!
This blog is addictive and sooo inspiring!

NatQuebec August 23, 2017 - 17:54

Beautiful release ! The l’eau xover die is beautiful, you can change the colors as the season goes.

Shelly H August 23, 2017 - 17:59

So many wonderful new products. The Rose Filament die set is my favorite.

Jeanne Beam August 23, 2017 - 18:07

Great release and awesome cards. Thanks for sharing….

Amy Cooley August 23, 2017 - 18:09

I see so many amazing new products! The one that stands out to me is the Striped Leaf Cover Die. So beautiful!

Wendy Thompson August 23, 2017 - 18:09

Love the new releases.

Beverly Sizemore August 23, 2017 - 18:10

Pretty new things…couldn’t pick a favorite. Altenew continually comes out with amazing product. :)

Kirsty Vittetoe August 23, 2017 - 18:17

Look at all these brilliant creation, I am drooling all over this fabulous release!

Neudorf Terry August 23, 2017 - 18:17

Love the new release!

Kathren August 23, 2017 - 18:19

This release looks amazing! I think my favorite is the rose die ^_^

JAS424 August 23, 2017 - 18:19

After just finishing the Hop, I have to say it was fantastic, highly creative, and quite gorgeous. I now feel like creating it all myself. Thank you.

Julia Menssen August 23, 2017 - 18:21

I love all the new releases . Wow!

Bridget August 23, 2017 - 18:27

I’m in love with this release. Great ideas from the design team.

Mary Hart August 23, 2017 - 18:27

Great release! My wish list has just expanded!! Love seeing what everyone has created – and there are so many possibilities.

Di Brown August 23, 2017 - 18:27

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous, love all the cards and releases, fabulous backgrounds and focals, love them all.

Tracy A August 23, 2017 - 18:30

Looks like an amazing release. Can hardly wait to see what the designers have created.

Jodi Coyle August 23, 2017 - 18:33

Such a talented design team you have. Some great products; I love that striped leaf die, I think that will be very popular.

Sandy Small August 23, 2017 - 18:41

Altenew has such interesting products. It is so much fun to see all the inspiration during a release. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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