August 2017 Release Blog Hop Day 1 + Giveaway

by jenniferrzasa

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.

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Supplies: 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


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


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Colleen F August 24, 2017 - 14:37

Love the new dies, so many beautiful options! Thanks for the chance to win!

Ridhi August 24, 2017 - 14:55

All new products are really great with lovely inspirational ideas.Really wanna try it out.????

Louanne Collins August 24, 2017 - 15:09

This release has many great new items that I would love to try out. Thanks for the inspiration from your designers!

Debbie Hight August 24, 2017 - 15:20

WOW!! so many new & beautiful options. Altenew just keeps getting better & better.

Aline Simionato August 24, 2017 - 15:31

I would love to receive a gift card to buy all those amazing products!

Patti August 24, 2017 - 15:35

Wow!!! So many awesome & beautiful new products! There are so many that I would love to play with. Thank you!

Anna-Maria Alasalmi August 24, 2017 - 15:36

Amazing release!

Diane Hanson August 24, 2017 - 15:52

Wonderful dies and stamps included in the new Altenew release. We crafters can always count on you for unique, creative new ideas.

geri S. August 24, 2017 - 15:52

What an amazing release and the cards are so inspiring!

Cecilia 'Sals' Lewis August 24, 2017 - 15:53

I love the various items, especially the Eid die.

Debbie Cooper August 24, 2017 - 15:56

Lovely new items! Can’t wait to try them!

Diane Hanson August 24, 2017 - 15:59

Just love the leaf cover plate design! The Altenew creative team always comes up with such unique creations for a release and this is no exception! I trust the quality of Altenew products and have confidence when ordering from Altenew that I am getting the best!

Eva Aseves August 24, 2017 - 16:10

Your new products enhance the endless opportunities for creativity.
I love the building blocks and simple shapes stamps. The building blocks made me think the novel ” Chasing Vermeer ” the main character uses pentominoes. The simple shapes remind me tangrams. Thanks for your intuitiveness in creating these stamps.

Heather Nelson August 24, 2017 - 16:18

Fabulous release. I love Jennifer McGuire’s tips and cards. So excited to check out the rest!

Patricia Wilson August 24, 2017 - 16:37

Love the new frames stamps. Probably my next purchase with Altenew. Keep up the good work with providing classy and beautiful products!

Holly Lau August 24, 2017 - 16:50

Omg! I love the leaf cover die! So beautiful!

Joanne Sofroniou August 24, 2017 - 17:20

All new products are awesome ! It’s too difficult to choose only one ! Thanks a lot Altenew for all these awesome products !

Vicki Smith August 24, 2017 - 17:25

Gotta have the zippered bags and some of this release is calling my name. GREAT JOB, everyone!

Wendy E Beebe August 24, 2017 - 17:53

Love, love, love this release!

Jodi C August 24, 2017 - 17:55

OH WOW!!! ???!!! Such beautiful new things, it’s impossible to choose without missing out. Your Designers have gone above and beyond as usual!!!

Isabelle August 24, 2017 - 18:04

This is a great release, once again. Cannot wait to discover the blog hop….

Dee Earnshaw August 24, 2017 - 19:07

wow these new products are just gorgeous and the card samples just amazing. Love them all especially the new dies:)

Nicole August 24, 2017 - 19:10

What a great release! I particularly love the many choices for backgrounds and abstract shapes.

Gail Bassett August 24, 2017 - 19:33

Your designs are just great. I love their versatility.

Lindarub August 24, 2017 - 19:40

Great release.

Helen August 24, 2017 - 19:42

What an incredible collection of card designs. They showcase the new release so well. Thanks for sharing them and providing this blog hop!

dgolly August 24, 2017 - 19:58

Great release. Love the products and the samples. So pretty.

Teresa Doyle August 24, 2017 - 20:01

WOW, what amazing cards. Certainly a great release (AGAIN! You folks rock at Altenew!)

Dana M August 24, 2017 - 20:33

Wow, amazing products and inspiration projects. I just love the striped leaf die!

Liz mcallister August 24, 2017 - 20:46

Another beautiful release. I don’t have enough time to play with it all!

Lindsey L August 24, 2017 - 20:46

I am absolutely and completely wowed by this release and your cards today. Just amazing!

Linda August 24, 2017 - 20:52

Always like seeing the new products. thanks for the shape stamp sample-I needed some ideas. Thanks for the chance to win.

Patt H. August 24, 2017 - 20:53

A whole plethora of awesomeness! I love all of these gorgeous creations. A truly wonderful release!

Mary Makinen August 24, 2017 - 21:02

Wonderful release.

Jeannie H August 24, 2017 - 21:27

Beautiful release. The dies are especially lovely.

Stacy K August 24, 2017 - 21:29

Love that new Stripped Leaf Die and the Doodled Lace Cover Die.

Janet Ingraham August 24, 2017 - 21:45

Fabulous release. Love Altenew!

Denise D. August 24, 2017 - 21:51

What a great release, I especially love the striped leaf cover die, gorgeous.

Hlee August 24, 2017 - 22:02

Love the new dies! What a great release!

Marsha D August 24, 2017 - 22:34

Amazing new products in this release!

Gail Plaskiewicz August 24, 2017 - 23:29

Oh my gosh, there are so many new things and so many things that I would love to have. I love the charmed stamps and all the words! Your cards are so amazing and my faves are the ones that use my favorite color, yellow, plus the Hugs one because it is way colorful and that’s how I roll. Can’t wait to keep going on the hop and see what else everyone else has created. Thank you for giving us the chance to win something!

MelissaF August 25, 2017 - 00:02

Gorgeous creations, LOVE these new products especially the cover dies!

Hussena August 25, 2017 - 00:54

Wow! The card inspiration is just fantabulous, the way you’ve used the Sweet Friend die Tasnim, is just brilliant! Would have never thought of doing gold embossing on gold cardstock. ?Jennifer, your cards are so ethereal and gorgeous. I’m absolutely in love with all the new products.

Cindy August 25, 2017 - 02:28

Love everything!!!

Denise finlay August 25, 2017 - 02:30

I just love your products…I love the cards that are made with them. Beautiful just beautiful.

Jackie P. August 25, 2017 - 03:30

Once again an AWESOME release!! I really shouldn’t have spent more money on card making supplies but I couldn’t resist. Those 2 cover dies were calling me ? Looking forward to all the blog hop inspiration coming our way from the DT.

Karen August 25, 2017 - 03:42

This is an amazing release, especially those new cover dies – WOW! ❤️

Archisha Mukherjee August 25, 2017 - 04:27

Omg… I just cannot select one to be my most favourite.. they are all so different and beautiful in their own way… And those colours ?????

Sharon Thompson August 25, 2017 - 05:09

Amazing release. Love the Blog Hop and all the products. Enjoy viewing all the beautiful cards made by talented and inspirational designers. Love all the products. My wishlist gets longer and longer.

Athena B. August 25, 2017 - 06:02

What an amazing release! I’m charmed!

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