Build-A-Flower: Japanese Mum Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

by Altenew

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

This month, we are introducing the gorgeous Build-A-Flower: Japanese Mum!

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!

We know you are dying to take a closer look at the new Build-A-Flower: Japanese Mum set, so here's a quick unboxing video for you! Watch it below or over on YouTube:

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.

BAF Japanese Mum blog post

Build-A-Flower: Japanese Mum

There are many varieties of chrysanthemums, many of which are native to Asia. Also known as “mums,” these flowers hold special significance in Japan. They are a symbol of the Emperor and bloom in many colors. This stamp set includes outlines as well as layering images, so you have many options for stamping and coloring. We can't wait to see how you use this gorgeous set!

Here's how the set layers:

BAF Japanese Mum Layering GuideWe also have a very special Build-A-Flower: Japanese Mum and Ink Bundle to make it easier for you to start creating beautiful projects. Get the bundle and save 5%!

BAF Japanese Mum blog post with inkGiveaway!

To celebrate this special release, we are giving away a $30 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment here on the Altenew Card Blog and/or the Altenew Scrapbook Blog for a chance to win. Six winners will be announced (three on the Card Blog and three on the Scrapbook blog) on Saturday, February 9th, 2019.

Projects Sneaks

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: Japanese Mum. We hope you love what they have come up with! Your next stop is the amazing Vicky Papaioannou!


Altenew Card Blog

Vicky Papaioannou

Virginia Lu

Kristina Pokazanieva

Zinia Redo

Rubeena Ianigro

Patricia Roebuck

Laura Jane

Reiko Tsuchida

Kelly Griglione

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Laurie Willison


Therese Calvird

Gayatri Murali

Emily Midgett

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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debbie d February 1, 2019 - 7:32 PM

WOW! this might be my favorite of all time! ordered mine today and I can’t wait to play with it.

Karen Brandt February 1, 2019 - 7:34 PM

I have always loved these mums, they are such a happy flower! I can’t wait to create with this set!

Greta H February 1, 2019 - 7:36 PM

What a beautiful flower! I’m finally practicing using the Majestic Bloom set I’ve had forever, so now maybe I’ll allow myself to add something new to my Altenew collection!

Mary Sanders MacFadyen February 1, 2019 - 7:47 PM

Absolutely stunning! A must have for sure. I love the idea of stamp, inks and dies àll together. For those of us who don’t have many of your inks yet it is a great way to build up our sets. Lovely , lovely, lovely.

Tammie Koehnen February 1, 2019 - 7:49 PM

Oh my goodness Altenew how I love your build a flower stamp sets (and ALL of your gorgeous floral stamps!). You truly are my favorite company for all things floral. This set is amazing.

Mary Todd-Robertson February 1, 2019 - 7:58 PM

This is beautiful! I really love your build-a-flower collection. Some of my favorite flowers done so well. Thanks for sharing your ceativity.

Brenda H. February 1, 2019 - 8:06 PM

I am a sucker for floral stamps. Love layering floral stamps even more.

karstnsweet February 1, 2019 - 8:14 PM

I just bought the Coral Charm and Cattaleya! Although it’s love at first sight, I will have to sit on my hands and wait to buy the Japanese mum. Actually, I like to have one of each floral stamps. Altenew you help us crafter make this a prettier world!

roni February 1, 2019 - 8:29 PM

Oh my goodness, so lovely! I can’t wait to get one and start creating :)

Jeanne Beam February 1, 2019 - 8:35 PM

Such a great stamp release. Love the beautiful Mums.
Thanks so much for sharing…

Pat H. February 1, 2019 - 8:35 PM

Such a pretty flower & the examples are beautiful in every color!

Sue K February 1, 2019 - 8:40 PM

This must be my favorite build-a-flower stamp set so far!

JoAnn February 1, 2019 - 8:40 PM

Every one of your stamp sets is a work of art and this one is especially beautiful! Thank you for sharing your talents with us!

Tonia Sims February 1, 2019 - 8:45 PM

Beautiful, beautiful flowers! So many gorgeous colors can be used on this stamp.

Rosemary Dennis February 1, 2019 - 8:51 PM

another absolutely stunning build a flower set! all the projects are fabulous!

Paula Fuller February 1, 2019 - 9:08 PM

This new Build-A-Flower doesn’t disappoint. I love the movement of the petals, just beautiful.

cmsteele737 February 1, 2019 - 9:13 PM

What a gorgeous flower. The color possibilities are limitless.

Betty Aaron February 1, 2019 - 9:40 PM

Well you hooked me in to the new Build a flower stamp club with this one. Good choice.

Catherine Nowak February 1, 2019 - 9:52 PM

Beautiful and inspiring.

Kirsty Vittetoe February 1, 2019 - 10:12 PM

Simply beautiful!

Dawn Skene February 1, 2019 - 10:14 PM

What a pretty flower! I love all the layers.

Jeanette Graham February 1, 2019 - 10:37 PM

I am a big fan of your stamps. Love the colours of attached Mum’s

Stampfoldandrepeat (Jeanie) February 1, 2019 - 10:37 PM

This one is so pretty! Love all the delicate folds!!

n56leiker February 1, 2019 - 10:41 PM

This month’s flower is another beautiful example that we have come to expect from Altenew!

Gilda McCain February 1, 2019 - 11:06 PM

The Mum is definitely one of my favorite Build-A-Flower sets.

Joy Meadows February 1, 2019 - 11:13 PM

LOVE this Japanese mum! So pretty.

Pat Gasko February 2, 2019 - 12:16 AM

The Mums are so beautiful and realistic. Awesome!

Denise Bryant February 2, 2019 - 12:20 AM

Love the newest BAF set! Gorgeous designs!

Carla Hundley February 2, 2019 - 12:21 AM

Beautiful Mums! Love
the details of the
Carla from Utah

Liz O February 2, 2019 - 12:27 AM

Love this gorgeous BAF set! That mum is very pretty Thanks for the inspiration, the hop and the giveaway!

Ashwini February 2, 2019 - 12:50 AM

Absolutely beautiful flowers! Liked them very much!!

hollyshandmadecards February 2, 2019 - 1:09 AM

Wow!! I love this set of mum! Perfect for Chinese New Year Card!

Kathy Ferguson February 2, 2019 - 1:20 AM

I love mums. They remind me of homecoming games from my past. It was always the chosen flower for the girls to wear. This stamp and die set are gorgeous!

mandalj February 2, 2019 - 2:05 AM

What a beautiful stamp set – so realistic! I had no idea Chrysanthemums are the same as mums – always wondered what they were!

Shelly Robertson February 2, 2019 - 3:18 AM

oh my this set is nothing shy of gorgeous! The petals are reaching out with so many different meanings behind them! I see happy birthday. Mother’s Day. Grandparents day thinking of u. Thank u. Sympathy. And just a simple hello. And gosh so many more! Each set just speaks their own language and that is why I LOVE Altenew and all it’s amazing wonder that they bring to us!! Thank u for sharing your talents to help us shine ours!

Cirana February 2, 2019 - 3:57 AM

Mums are so gorgeous and this set rally gives them the deapth and variation they have in nature. A new stampers must-have!

Erin McKenzie-Christensen February 2, 2019 - 4:11 AM

This is a beautiful.set i love it

momentsofcrafting February 2, 2019 - 6:02 AM

I never stop being amazed at the wonderful stamp sets you design at Altnew!!! This one is a definite MUST have!!!

Michelle Sauve February 2, 2019 - 6:13 AM

This is a beautiful stamp set, some many possibilities to be creative

Isabel Z February 2, 2019 - 6:44 AM

Your flower set is absolutely stunning–so much detail.

Marliese Arnold February 2, 2019 - 7:10 AM

Your new flower set is gorgeous. I like this Japanese Mum flower very much, but I have to wait until it is available in Germany:-(
I want them soon.

BrendaLea Abbott February 2, 2019 - 8:31 AM

Loving how big and lushous this Mum is and how you only need a few to fill a card! Thanks for the chance to win.

DGolly February 2, 2019 - 8:41 AM

What a beautiful flower. It’s stunning with or without the outline stamp.

Christine Miller February 2, 2019 - 8:49 AM

A gorgeous bloom and pretty in every color!

Maryam's craft February 2, 2019 - 9:06 AM

Pretty stamp set with lost of amazing pretty cards and projects from the designer

sandystein February 2, 2019 - 9:51 AM

Such a pretty stamp set. Way to go Altenew. Makes beautiful cards!

Lila Wetzel February 2, 2019 - 10:03 AM

I LOVE this new stamp set. Cards are beautiful!

Nana Griffin February 2, 2019 - 10:19 AM

Love the Build a Flower series. So many wonderful sets.

Liz Maitland February 2, 2019 - 10:23 AM

I LOVE the build a flower sets & this one looks FABULOUS! I think I really NEED this set so it would be wonderful to win it ?? keeping everything crossed ???

Veronica Rankin February 2, 2019 - 11:12 AM

It’s beautiful the mum stamp build a flower is a great idea and I will cross my fingers and hope I win LoL good luck to everyone for the giveaway

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