August 2018 Stamp and Die Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

by jenniferrzasa

Altenew Blog Hop GraphicGood morning, friends!

Welcome to our August 2018 Stamp and Die Release Blog Hop!

Yesterday, Lydia shared the full reveal including this awesome video to give you a closer look at the products!

This release is graphic, modern, and artistic. Our new stamps also feature the AMAZING brand-spankin' new tri-fold insert cards! Exciting, right?! And of course, we have included coordinating and stand-alone dies.

Our designers and guests have created projects which showcase the versatility of the new products. We hope you find something you love!

Let’s start with a few cards.

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

DSC 0569 2 small DSC 0570 2 smallSupplies Used: Mega Greetings 2 Stamp Set, Crisp Dye Inks (Jet Black, Coral Berry, Orange Cream, Warm Sunshine, Bamboo, Minty Mint, Ocean Waves)

DSC 0565 small DSC 0566 smallSupplies Used: Inked Flora Stamp Set, 365 Stamp Set, Permanent Black Ink, Altenew Watercolor 36 Pan Set, Halftone Squares Die Set

DSC 0561 2 small DSC 0562 smallSupplies Used: For All Seasons Stamp Set, Floral Art Stamp Set, Crisp Dye Inks (Jet Black, Pinkalicious, Pink Diamond, Soft Lilac, Lavender Fields)

DSC 0556 2 small DSC 0558 2 smallSupplies Used: Block Alpha Stamp Set, Embossing Ink, Pure White Embossing Powder, Crisp Dye Inks (Lavender Fields, Ocean Waves, Parrot, Limestone)

Inked floralSupplies: Inked Flora Stamp Set, Hello Gorgeous Stamp Set, Sapphire Crisp Dye Ink, Pink Pearl Crisp Dye Ink, Envelope Liner Die

Inked floraSupplies: Inked Flora Stamp Set, Feeling Dotty Stencil, Volcano Lake Crisp Dye Ink, Inline Alpha Die

geo frames2Supplies: Geo Frames Stamp Set, Watercolor Wonders Stamp Set, Tea Party Crisp Dye Inks, Glacier Caves Crisp Dye Inks

halftone squaresSupplies: Halftone Squares Stamp Set, Red Cosmos Crisp Dye Inks, Mega Hello Die, Rose Flurries 3D Die

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To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment here on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Wednesday, August 22nd for a chance to win.

SIX winners will be announced on both blogs, three on the Card Blog and three on the Scrapbook Blog, on 8/26/2018.


Your first stop on the hop is the ultra-talented Rubeena Ianigro! Below is a complete list of the amazing designers/guests who are participating today:

Altenew Card Blog <– You are here!
Rubeena Ianigro
Anna Komenda
Agnieszka Malyszek
Tania Ahmed
Erum Tasneem
Karin Åkesdotter
Simon Says Stamp Blog
May Sukyong Park
Keeway Tsao
Sveta Fotinia
Altenew Scrapbook Blog
Vicky Papaioannou
Zinia Redo
Amber Rain Davis
Svitlana Shayevich
Zsoka Marko
Norine Borys
Lilith Eeckels
Nancy McClelland
Enza Gudor
Laurie Willison
Kymona Tracey
Nicole Picadura
Meghann Andrew
Virginia Lu
Mayline Jung
Sandra Dietrich
Lydia Evans
Mona Tóth


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Block Alpha Stamp Set
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Block Print Stamp Set
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Floral Art Stamp Set
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For All Seasons Stamp Set
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Geo Frames Stamp Set
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Halftone Squares Stamp Set
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Hello Gorgeous Stamp Set
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Inked Flora Stamp Set
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Mega Greetings 2 Stamp Set
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Smiles and Hugs Stamp Set
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Mega Happy Die
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Mega You Die
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Wildflower Garden Die Set
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Script Words 3 Die Set
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Watercolor Therapy Bundle
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Carol Rossouw August 18, 2018 - 12:58 PM

I am useless at getting an “artsy”” look on my own so this release is perfect! Also love the frames. Thanks for the beautiful inspiration. Can’t wait to see what all the other designers have in store!

Dawn Gee August 18, 2018 - 1:35 PM

This is my favorite release so far! (Ok, I say that about all of them). But, this is awesome!! I am in love with the Floral Art stamp set. Thank you for this amazing release!

Vicki Smith August 18, 2018 - 1:54 PM

Another great release and the Floral Art set is my favorite. I need to win the lottery so I can do more shopping.

Greta H August 18, 2018 - 2:38 PM

Another great release & lots of inspiring cards!

mjmarmo August 18, 2018 - 4:31 PM

Simply beautiful! A wonderful release!

Margaret August 18, 2018 - 5:07 PM

What a wonderful release! All of the florals are beautiful, but my real favorites are the halftone squares!

Linnea Sundstrom August 18, 2018 - 5:13 PM

really inspired by the ‘happy summer birthday’ card. beautiful designs, all!

Sue Smith August 18, 2018 - 5:54 PM

Oh my goodness!! The August release is fabulous. Thanks to all your talented team members for sharing their beautiful cards.

Beverly Jordan August 18, 2018 - 6:38 PM

Am wanting the Hello Gorgeous set, and “happy” and “you” dies! Great new releases!

BrendaLea Abbott August 18, 2018 - 7:07 PM

WOW! So many wonderful stamps and dies this month. I am really wanting the Mega “you” and “happy” dies for sure! That huge rose stamps and dies are pretty fab too! And there isn’t one card from your designers that I wouldn’t want to copy. Just so much Beaty!

Elaine Shryock Allen August 18, 2018 - 9:27 PM

The Mega dies and coordinating stamp sets are fascinating additions to any card design. Must have them.

Janie S August 18, 2018 - 11:50 PM

I love seeing more megas! I have a few and want more.

pam edwards August 19, 2018 - 12:22 AM

Your cards are great. I love the flowers and all the new dies. I am also greatly interested in water color. Thanks for the new ideas.

Annalisa August 19, 2018 - 12:41 AM

I love the combination of background/builder elements and focal points and lettering of this release. What bounty. I can’t wait to see what happens on this blog hop!

Lisa Ainscough August 19, 2018 - 1:49 AM

So many beautiful stamp and die sets. Such variety and I love the new trifold how to, inspiration inserts and the word dies. The designers have produced so many unique and beautiful things.

Rosali August 19, 2018 - 3:34 AM

Another STUNNING release! All the DT inspiration is soo beautiful!!

Terrie D. August 19, 2018 - 4:10 AM

These cards are all so beautiful! This looks like a great release. I love the Halftone Squares set and all the florals :)

Clelie August 19, 2018 - 4:39 AM

It is a wonderful release!

Asiel K. August 19, 2018 - 5:47 AM

This is so gorgeous!

Peggy S. August 19, 2018 - 5:49 AM

Thank you for the inspiration!

Nancy Penir August 19, 2018 - 8:49 AM

All these beauties, so inspired by everything and everyone! Gorgeous release. Something wonderful for everyone!!!

Karen Carlson August 19, 2018 - 9:26 AM

Awesome, as always. Can’t wait for my new stuff to arrive!

Stacie Bianchi August 19, 2018 - 9:27 AM

Love the Inked Flora and Halftone Squares. This was an amazing release. The design team is so talented

Debroh Murphy August 19, 2018 - 9:34 AM

Absolutely LOVE the Geo Frames and floral Art sets… a perfect simple elegant combo for quick cards!

Katya August 19, 2018 - 9:38 AM

WOW! Such a beautiful release.

Sharon O August 19, 2018 - 9:46 AM

What a release – something for everyone’s taste!!! Especially love the gladiolus set and the frames. Beautiful inspiration too.

memalagene August 19, 2018 - 9:47 AM

Awesome new products! Awesome projects, I love the Hello Goreous stampset especially!

Julie Jackson August 19, 2018 - 9:47 AM

Just started using Altenew stamps and dies and I love them! Great quality and beautiful artwork. The inked flora set is my favorite this release.

Diane Rognlien August 19, 2018 - 9:48 AM

Love, love, love all of your new products! Your designers and classes are amazing! I have learned so many new and exciting techniques from you teachers. You’re by far the very best company and product out there! Can’t wait to see September reveal!

Kris August 19, 2018 - 9:50 AM

I am so excited about the wildflower garden dies. I have been using the stamp set and widening for dies.

Brandi R August 19, 2018 - 9:50 AM

Wow! These are gorgeous!!! Fabulous release ♥

LuannHoward August 19, 2018 - 9:51 AM

It’s a lovely release!

Judith McGoodwin August 19, 2018 - 9:53 AM

Great release! I am looking forward to using the floral art stamp….love it!
Another favorite is the geometric frames….will use them a lot!

Samantha Waters August 19, 2018 - 9:53 AM

Beautiful designs and inspiration from all designers. Just wish that we didn’t have to wait for them to arrive in the UK so long. Xx

Myrna August 19, 2018 - 9:54 AM

Simply a Wonderful release. My favorites have to be the geometric one and the big floral.

Mary S August 19, 2018 - 9:56 AM

Absolutely love this new release. Lots of card possibilities

Nadean Amen August 19, 2018 - 10:01 AM

Love this release! My favorite is the Inked Flora Stamp set and the large Happy Die! Can’t wait to get my hands on them!

Katharine Rothaar August 19, 2018 - 10:14 AM

Such a beautiful release! You’re killin’ my budget, Altenew❤️❤️❤️!

Betty Spry August 19, 2018 - 10:16 AM

I love layered cards, Thank you for the inspiration

Florine Chan Li August 19, 2018 - 10:25 AM

Awesome release! Love those floral stamps!!!

itstrulyanoriginal August 19, 2018 - 10:25 AM

I always look forward to your new releases! There is always something for everyone and its always has so many wonderful stamps, dies and accessories!

Andrea D. August 19, 2018 - 10:28 AM

Wow! What a release. It’s all fantastic, but the Floral Art stamp set is my favorite. Thanks for the chance to win such a great prize!

,Mary Holshouser August 19, 2018 - 10:37 AM

Love Jennifer’s layered flowers. I like to
use that design. This is a wonderful
release – as always. thanks for having
the hop – so much inspiration for my
future cards.

Haley B August 19, 2018 - 10:44 AM

The inked floral stamps! Love the sketchy look to them! Thanks for another great release!

Terri (Blindstamper) August 19, 2018 - 10:55 AM

Another fabulous release!

Connie Leurck August 19, 2018 - 10:55 AM

I just recently “found” Altenew and am basically obsessed with everything! : ) Love the inks (slowly building a collection) and there are so many wonderful stamps! I think I follow (on You Tube) every designer who has made anything with Altenew products! : )

marsha s August 19, 2018 - 11:01 AM

Beautiful flowers! And love the Geo frames. There goes my stamp budge for the month! Thanks for giving us such lovely designs!

Deb Tilton August 19, 2018 - 11:15 AM

loving the Geo Frames and the Background/Builder Elements to make the cards more interesting, would love to play with these

Cindy Gooden August 19, 2018 - 11:18 AM

I am so excited by this release! I don’t know what to buy 1st!! I love the new inspiration booklet included with the stamps, such a great idea for those of us that can be having a tough time or have a crafting block!! Thank you all for your stunning items and it was so nice to meet you on the card day, in the UK. You were all so gracious and generous. Thank you xx

Lynn Milewski August 19, 2018 - 11:28 AM

Awesome new release

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