Build-A-Flower: Flourishing Zinnia Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

by Altenew

Blog HopHello everyone and welcome to our special Build-A-Flower Release Blog Hop!

This month, we are introducing the gorgeous Build-A-Flower: Flourishing Zinnia!

It is such a delight to bring you a special release of a new Build-A-Flower Set every month so make sure to look out for these beauties for they are a definite must-have!

Each of these special releases will comprise of a 6×8 stamp set and a coordinating die so you can easily create your projects. Therefore, this will only be available as a set and not as individual products.

Blog Post BAF Flourishing ZinniaBuild-A-Flower: Flourishing Zinnia

This stamp set features a flourishing zinnia elegans flower with five layering pieces to achieve a beautiful, detailed result. Zinnias come in a variety of colors so you can pick your favorite Altenew inks from pinks, reds, and purples, to greens, yellows, and oranges. In addition to the main flower, you can use the layered leaf image to complement your design and an encouraging sentiment to finish your card.

Here's how the set layers:

BAF Flourishing Zinnia Layering Guide

We also have a very special Build-A-Flower: Flourishing Zinnia and Ink Bundle to make it easier for you to start creating beautiful projects. Get the bundle and save 5%!

Blog Post BAF Flourishing Zinnia Ink Bundle

Want to take a closer look at this beauty? Watch the product intro video below or in HD on YouTube.


To celebrate this special release, we are giving away a $30 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog and/or here on the Altenew Card Blog for a chance to win. Six winners will be announced, three on the Card Blog and three on the Scrapbook Blog, on Friday, October 9th.

Blog Hop!

We are celebrating this release with a fun blog hop! Some of our talented design team members and special guest designers have created stunning projects to spark your creativity using the new Build-A-Flower: Flourishing Zinnia. We hope you love what they have come up with! Your next stop is the incredibly talented Virginia Lu!


Altenew Card Blog

Virginia Lu

Laurie Willison

Leigh Houston

Rubeena Ianigro

Raquel Bowman

Anna Komenda

Nina-Marie Trapani

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Zinia Redo

Therese Calvird

Kimberly Wiener

Jung AhSang

Laura Jane

Enza Gudor

Svitlana Shayevich

There's more – some of our blog hop participants are also giving away a $20 gift certificate to our store! Make sure you check out their blogs for more inspiration and chances of winning!

Have fun hopping along!


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Jaclyn Watler October 1, 2018 - 12:11 PM

Zinnia’s are such gorgeous flowers and the amount of depth you can achieve with this stamp set is outstanding!

katiekerwin2013 October 1, 2018 - 12:20 PM

Wow! I’m astonished by the detail and depth of the multi-level stamping of this flower. Way to go, Altenew.

Vikki H October 1, 2018 - 12:26 PM

Zinnias are a perfect layering flower! Glad you added this beauty to your shop!

Tana Drake October 1, 2018 - 12:40 PM

This stamp set is so pretty! Glad you added a zinnia to your offering!

Cheryl Rigney October 1, 2018 - 12:54 PM

We grow Zinnias in pots on our deck. They are such gorgeous flowers! This set provides the opportunity to easily create many of their beautiful color combos.

Pam Nichols October 1, 2018 - 1:06 PM

I LOVE this set, think it may be one of my all time Fav’s…. Zinnia’s are my go to flowers in my garden….

Elizabeth B. October 1, 2018 - 1:08 PM

Another beautiful build-a-flower set!!! Can’t get enough of them…..

Melodie A Pellegrino October 1, 2018 - 1:12 PM

Zinnias are a very pretty flower, wonderful to have 5 layers to stamp and to set it to another level you added in the ink. Can’t wait to work with it

Brenda October 1, 2018 - 1:22 PM

This is gorgeous. The detail makes it look like the real thing!

Tamara Dees October 1, 2018 - 1:26 PM

Never enough flowers!

Emma Murphy-Smith October 1, 2018 - 1:31 PM

Such a pretty set! I can’t wait to try it out :-)

Laurie Page October 1, 2018 - 1:32 PM

Love zinnias and really must have this one.

Patricia H October 1, 2018 - 1:35 PM

This is such a beautiful set. Love your build-a-flower stamps. Yummy colors too!

Pooja October 1, 2018 - 1:36 PM

Amazed by the details !! 5 layers work wonder to make the flower look so realistic !

Kirsty Vittetoe October 1, 2018 - 1:50 PM

I think that Zinnia is my favorite flower right now. Thank you for inspiring!!

Mirella Rogan October 1, 2018 - 2:06 PM

Another fabulous and very detailed flower! I love the dimension one can achieve with your layered stamp sets – it all looks so real!

Nandini Karmarkar October 1, 2018 - 2:27 PM

Wow! One of the most detailed sets I have seen in this series! Looking forward the blog hop.

Jen P October 1, 2018 - 3:02 PM

Beautiful new set ! I love Zinnia’s! This is fabulous.

artemistoo October 1, 2018 - 3:03 PM

Such a pretty set – just what we expect from Altenew!

Haley October 1, 2018 - 3:05 PM

Thanks for a chance at a great giveaway

Barbara Smith October 1, 2018 - 3:10 PM

I love Zinnias! I have to grow them up on y deck, however, as the deer devour them when I plant them in the yard. That is a gorgeous set!

Beverly Jordan October 1, 2018 - 3:42 PM

Zinnias are a favorite this time of year here where I live!! Great bunches in all the fall colors and perfect to use all year long!

Carol Hawk October 1, 2018 - 3:42 PM

Beautiful samples from the team and designers! Thanks for the chances to win!

HOLLEY DOWNS October 1, 2018 - 3:47 PM

I just love Altenew stamps.

Brenda Kuder October 1, 2018 - 3:54 PM

Beautiful flower! I love all of the Altenew flowers.

sandy M October 1, 2018 - 4:17 PM

The zinnia is my favorite flower. There are so many color combinations and shapes in this flower so you can make so many different things with it. Finally someone has made a zinnia stamp worth the name. Yours is perfect. It is a must have.

pam October 1, 2018 - 4:25 PM

what a beautiful floral stamp and die set, the design team have done a great job showing how they used the set, off to blog hop now

Nelya October 1, 2018 - 4:33 PM

Love the build-a-flower (or other object) stamp sets. Whoever invented that idea is a genius!

M.FATEMA October 1, 2018 - 4:47 PM

Lovely new addition to the build-a-flower series

Gilda McCain October 1, 2018 - 5:06 PM

Love your new layering flower. The zinnia is beautiful and one of my favorites.

Beverly Sizemore October 1, 2018 - 5:15 PM

I was so excited when I saw your new Zinnia stamp release. I grew ten large pots of them this summer from seeds in my back yard. I had lovely fresh flower bouquets all summer and shared some with friends. Zinnias are a beautiful flower and I am beyond happy with your new release!!!! Needless to say I WANT it! ;)

lolyborda43 October 1, 2018 - 5:19 PM

Wow! Such a beautiful layering set! I also love the sentiment. TFS

Alicia Mayo October 1, 2018 - 5:49 PM

Zinnia flowers are stunning in reality and Altenew has captured that in these stamps. Well done!

Tami Fenton October 1, 2018 - 6:20 PM

This is such a lovely and very detailed flower.

Lynn L October 1, 2018 - 6:31 PM

I LOVE zinnias! This set looks just like the zinnias I grew in my garden. . . wonderful . . . I can enjoy zinnias all year long.

Toni C October 1, 2018 - 6:32 PM

Lovely flower. (I hadn’t heard of them before now!)

trainwithmeghan October 1, 2018 - 6:37 PM

Gorgeous flowers! Never heard of this but love it!

Laraine R October 1, 2018 - 6:54 PM

Another fabulous build a flower set!! Love it!

Linnea Sundstrom October 1, 2018 - 7:20 PM

ah! this one is a beauty! it captures the petal definition SO well

Cris Walton October 1, 2018 - 7:23 PM

I love this set! Especially makes it easier using the MISTI

Sue McRae October 1, 2018 - 7:44 PM

Absolutely gorgeous flower with lots of detail!

Carol Clark October 1, 2018 - 8:03 PM

This new build a flower set is gorgeous. Looking forward to playing with this one!

Carol Clark October 1, 2018 - 8:06 PM

Love this new stamp set… looking forward to playing with it. Love the examples that the bloghop ladies have created. Thanks for sharing ladies!

Margaret October 1, 2018 - 8:32 PM

Another flower! It’s amazing how you keep coming up with these!

Doyle Wasa October 1, 2018 - 8:35 PM

Wow!! What a beautiful stamp set!!

Marilyn Schleppy October 1, 2018 - 9:15 PM

I love the size and detail of this stamp set!

Carmela October 1, 2018 - 9:25 PM

Yeah a new build a flower set! These are all so lovely!! Love the fullness of this flower!!

anita kejriwal October 1, 2018 - 9:26 PM

What a beautiful set . The zinnias look so real .
I love all Altenew flower sets. This one is so beautiful Thanks for bring the nature on our table .

Mel H October 1, 2018 - 9:28 PM

I can’t wait to see what the DT does with this. Zinnias are so pretty and vibrant-lots of possibilities!

Terri Galindo October 1, 2018 - 9:30 PM

My grandfather used to grow vegetables in our yard in Brooklyn. I always convinced him to add some flowers. Zinias were almost always our flower of choice.

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