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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Sharlini Nambiar August 25, 2017 - 7:55 AM

Kudos to another amazing release, Altenew team! Wonderfully inspiring cards by the designers, too. Thank you for the chance!

Sue McRae August 25, 2017 - 8:13 AM

Wow, what an amazing mix of projects! Fabulous release!

Manda August 25, 2017 - 8:20 AM

Wow! Another fantastic release and fantastic cards to show it off! The 3-D star looks brilliant.

Patti G August 25, 2017 - 9:26 AM

Your stamps are just amazing and so are your cards!!

G. Angelos August 25, 2017 - 9:45 AM

Amazing new products!

Tammie Koehnen August 25, 2017 - 10:36 AM

What a fabulous release! I’m so loving all of the projects made by the design team! Such inspiration. I see some dies in this release I know I’m going to have to have for sure!

Barbara Unger August 25, 2017 - 11:12 AM

I love the designs and also the simplicity. What a wonderful collection of cards!

Birgit Norton August 25, 2017 - 12:36 PM

Wow! So much awesomeness! Love the products and the projects!

Mary McCaslin August 25, 2017 - 12:52 PM

The circle sentiments especially get my mojo going! A must have!

Helen August 25, 2017 - 2:24 PM

Thanks for the inspiration!

Heather Bellino August 25, 2017 - 2:29 PM

Gorgeous cards, thank you!

Julie M August 25, 2017 - 2:32 PM

Lovely cards.

Enna August 25, 2017 - 3:34 PM

My brain is on overload! I must have, I want, I want, I want!

Cheryl Cain August 25, 2017 - 4:07 PM

What is there not to love about this release?? You have the most amazing layered dies, and layered stamps, not to mention your stencils….I could go on and on!! I just love the Altenew products, like the mini ink pad sets already coordinated perfectly for layered stamping! Thank you for the opportunity to win a spending spree on your site!!

Julia D. August 25, 2017 - 4:44 PM

What a great release! This just adds more to my wish list! Love all the inspiration on the hop – beautiful projects by everyone. Thank you for the chance to win!

Maureen Chandler August 25, 2017 - 5:02 PM

Amazing release and the designer cards are all wonderful! Thanks so much for the inspiration!

MaryN August 25, 2017 - 9:04 PM

Wow! This is a fantastic release. The card designs have been incredible. Gorgeous!

Martha Berry August 25, 2017 - 9:27 PM

Oh my! So many beautiful cards from the design team. Fabulous inspiration at all skill levels. My wish list is getting full!

Shirley T August 25, 2017 - 10:01 PM

Amazing, amazing release as always. Just love that cut out leaf die….SO many wonderful ideas.

Liz O. August 25, 2017 - 10:08 PM

Fabulous release as always! Love the new geometric sets! All the products look fantastic! Thanks for sll you share!

Yasmine Omar August 25, 2017 - 10:08 PM

Wow! Another amazing release and gorgeous cards. Thank you for the chance to win!

Janae Pickett August 25, 2017 - 10:39 PM

You’ve got some amazing items in your release. Love it.

Denise Bryant August 25, 2017 - 11:30 PM

I especially love the star and the Striped Leaf Cover Die! Another awesome release coming our way!

Rema DeLeeuw August 25, 2017 - 11:41 PM

Lovely cards!

Eve August 26, 2017 - 12:20 AM

Amazing DT’s cards! But just because I was awed again by the eclipse, that card stands out! Well done!

Queen Mary August 26, 2017 - 12:21 AM

Gorgeous dies and unique ideas from the DT, always a plus!

Jessica Messerschmitt August 26, 2017 - 12:36 AM

Love the new products! Thanks for the inspiration & ideas to make the most of them.

Shona Chambers August 26, 2017 - 2:57 AM

So many amazing new products, I don’t know where to start apart from saying I love them all!!

Karen B Walker August 26, 2017 - 7:48 AM

Love this release! I have a wish list and lots of pinned inspiration!

Megan August 26, 2017 - 10:40 AM

Oh man – that cover plate with the wood paper!? So fabulous!

Terri Conrad August 26, 2017 - 11:52 AM

Beautiful beautiful release!! I’ve yet to own any Altenew but plan on it soon! As always,amazing designs!! ??

Zelda August 26, 2017 - 2:05 PM

Wonderful release and so many beautiful projects!

Radhika August 26, 2017 - 3:37 PM

Wonderful cards, very inspiring love to win

RuthT August 26, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Wow, such inspiring cards. Thank you Althenew!!!

Nicole Rinaldi August 26, 2017 - 6:23 PM

What a wonderful release!

Janet Ingraham August 26, 2017 - 7:36 PM

True to form AWESOME release!

Gail Alcorn August 26, 2017 - 7:57 PM

These cards are all amazing! Love this release!

Ashley Wells August 26, 2017 - 8:50 PM

This is such a fun and unique release! You definitely took me by surprise that a lot of the products can be used for scrapbooking and journaling instead of just cards!

Kathy R August 26, 2017 - 8:58 PM

Great new release, wonderful ideas.

Lisascreativeniche August 26, 2017 - 10:49 PM

Such an amazing release! Can’t wait to see what your designers have created!

Mimi R August 26, 2017 - 11:31 PM

Loving this new release, I especially love the layered dies!!!!

Maryam crafter August 27, 2017 - 7:49 AM

Love all these stamps.. this layered flower die cut is an must next to Eid die cut.. your inspiration cards are so fabulous.. can not get enough from your stamps..

Jutta Wokaly August 27, 2017 - 8:05 AM

I watched Jennifer McGuire’s You Tube and absolutely loved what she did with Striped Leaf and Doddle Lace cover dies so much that I ordered them right away before they were out of stock.

Regina August 27, 2017 - 9:05 AM

I love the new script word dies.

Cheri August 27, 2017 - 9:52 AM

What a great release – love all the fantastic cards!

Cristina August 27, 2017 - 10:12 AM

The Charmed set is gorgeous!!

Greta H August 27, 2017 - 11:16 AM

What an amazing release! I’m actually overwhelmed by all these stunning projects! The leaf cover plate is on my wishlist for sure!

Teresa August 27, 2017 - 12:07 PM

Great items in the release as always….Love to see everyone using them in so many different ways…

Carol K August 27, 2017 - 2:55 PM

WoW! That is some inspiration …

Marianne August 27, 2017 - 4:05 PM

The first card says it all: Simply Amazing!

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