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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Veronica Rankin February 2, 2019 - 11:14 AM

It’s a beautiful flower and it’s a great set excited for everyone I wish everyone could win LoL including myself lol good luck to everyone

Jennifer K February 2, 2019 - 12:01 PM

This Japanese Mum Build a Flower is stunning, I love all of the beautiful detail layers and the gorgeous curl of each petal. I know this is going to be one of my all time favourite stamps. I am really excited to see what all of the wonderful designers have created with it!

CathyL February 2, 2019 - 1:14 PM

The Japanese Mums are lovely!

Lauryne Cunningham February 2, 2019 - 1:26 PM

What an absolutely beautiful stamp set! I love mums- your stamps look so realistic! I’m looking forward to seeing what the designers have created!

Kandice J February 2, 2019 - 1:46 PM

This mum is awesome! Can’t wait to use. Thanks for sharing!

Lois Newport February 2, 2019 - 1:49 PM

What a beautiful stamp set! Of course, what you do with each set is absolutely amazing! Thank you so much for your inspiring, beautiful ideas!

Betty February 2, 2019 - 1:52 PM

I have several mum stamps but none compare to the beautiful detail found in this new BAF – love it!!

Laurie February 2, 2019 - 2:47 PM

I love this stamp set. It is so detailed. I have a few of your Build a Flower sets and would love to purchase this one too. Another great set!

Deepa Lakshman February 2, 2019 - 3:03 PM

These flowers are gorgeous. Off to see the wonderful creations of the artists.

Sherry Lesiak February 2, 2019 - 3:12 PM

I love this flower stamp. You can do so much with it.

Lisa Molline February 2, 2019 - 4:23 PM

Wow! What a gorgeous stamp set! Once again I am in love with the new stamps! Great job! Can’t wait to see what everyone does with it!

Karen M February 2, 2019 - 4:24 PM

What a lovely flower. Love all the parts to make it come to life!

Michele Austin February 2, 2019 - 5:14 PM

The build a flower sets make me feel like an artist! Thank you for making these available.

Colleen Foxe February 2, 2019 - 5:41 PM

I love your build-a-flower series. For those of us who are timid about actual drawing, these stamps give us the confidence to produce our very own floral ‘works of art’. Love ’em!

mjmarmo February 2, 2019 - 7:37 PM

Simply gorgeous!! Love the inspiration!

TracyM #6773 February 2, 2019 - 7:46 PM

AMAZING stamps!
You have captured the delicate dimension of these beauties with your inky layers

Annette Reed February 2, 2019 - 7:59 PM

This looks like a nice set. I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone comes up with.

Lisa Byers February 2, 2019 - 8:12 PM

What a beautiful flower!! I love the BAF series. So glad you came up with the kit, not sure if I can keep up with a monthly subscription though. I hope we can buy it anyway!!

Jeannie H February 2, 2019 - 8:51 PM

Beautiful new set. Cannot wait to see what I can create!

trainwithmeghan February 2, 2019 - 9:50 PM

I love mums! What a beautiful set and SOOOO Much inspiration! I love the beautiful colors and variety!

Annalisa February 2, 2019 - 10:23 PM

I really enjoy traditional Japanese prints, so this is right up my alley. It reminds me of some beautiful silk-screen fabrics that I have, and now I want to make a bunch of cards based off those. I’m looking forward to the bloghop!

Super Stick Chick February 2, 2019 - 10:56 PM

Gorgeous flower, love all the layers. The work by the team is amazing.

lisascreativeniche February 2, 2019 - 11:06 PM

Such a beautiful flower! Love the various looks.

Sandra W February 2, 2019 - 11:22 PM

I love this stamp set. So pretty!

Mindy1414 February 3, 2019 - 12:55 AM

This BAF Japanese Mum set is gorgeous! I am so glad I signed up for a subscription last month lol, now I know I will be getting it soon :)

britedesignsstudio February 3, 2019 - 1:03 AM

What a beautiful flower stamp! Can’t wait to play with this one!

Fonda Rush February 3, 2019 - 5:18 AM

This concept of having all the layers of the flower is just special. One set can take you in so many directions, and at the end, each look gorgeous.

Julie Jones February 3, 2019 - 7:06 AM

Another beautiful stamp design!

Rowena February 3, 2019 - 7:48 AM

What a fanulous layering stamp that I’d love to play with!

Dawn Jones February 3, 2019 - 8:05 AM

These flowers are so beautiful. My mother loves the flowering cards I send her, I know she will love this as well.

Harriette Owens February 3, 2019 - 8:22 AM

Another truly beautiful set! Hard not to end up with a stunning card with a set like this!

Stacy H. February 3, 2019 - 8:57 AM

This Japanese Mum really caught my eye. It is so pretty!

Tammy February 3, 2019 - 9:42 AM

This stamp is absolutely gorgeous….!

Johanna Thomas February 3, 2019 - 12:41 PM

Beautiful Stamp Set! I can’t wait to see how everyone uses it in the blog hop.

cyndi morris February 3, 2019 - 2:12 PM

This Japanese Mum is indeed gorgeous. Altenew’s Build-a-Flower sets just keep getting better and better. I can’t wait to see what your team has come up with.

Margery C February 3, 2019 - 2:43 PM

I so adore this new Build a Flower Japanese Mum set. This is my favorite set so far. Love all the designers card samples. So beautiful!

Rosali February 3, 2019 - 3:16 PM

Your new flower stamps never disappoint! Another amazing one, I love how many different color combos the pictures show!

Joanne February 3, 2019 - 4:15 PM

Adore this stamp set – very tempting and while I’m at it should add the color inks you displayed next to set. They are gorgeous.

MS CAROLINE LIVERMORE February 3, 2019 - 4:27 PM

Gorgeous I love the feel of this flower set. Would make fantastic backgrounds!

Ruth Gauss February 3, 2019 - 4:52 PM

Another wonderful flower to layer with stamps or watercolor! I love it!

Selma Stevenson. February 3, 2019 - 5:42 PM

I love your Build A Flower sets. This is another beautiful flower.

Jenny February 3, 2019 - 8:20 PM

Another beautiful stamp release; and stunning examples from all your extremely talented artists. It’s has been a fun Blog Hop.

dannscraftingwhims February 3, 2019 - 9:22 PM

Yet another delightful release! I ought to just add Altenew as a column in my ‘fixed expenses’ budget. lol!

Sharon B February 3, 2019 - 10:00 PM

My first introduction to your products .. beautiful!

Karen February 3, 2019 - 10:06 PM

Beautiful China Mum aka Football or Pom Pom Mum which naturally grows in yellow or white (which can be sprayed with Design Master spray paint) is one of my favorite mums next Fuji Mum aka Spider Mum whicg grows in white, yellow, green and lavender. Very Beautiful and Pretty blooms.

Charlotte Arnold February 4, 2019 - 12:07 AM

Wow that is so pretty. There are so many to create with this stamp.

Dana M February 4, 2019 - 2:09 AM

Wow, the detail is absolutely amazing – stunning design!

Heidi Rees February 4, 2019 - 2:21 AM

Such a beautiful flower set! I absolutely LOVE all the inspiration! A definite must have for my crafty stash!

Connie Hinkle February 4, 2019 - 4:04 AM

Beautiful stamp set!!!

Denaha J Doss February 4, 2019 - 8:15 AM

Gorgeous! I can’t wait to see what your fabulous designers have done with this beautiful build-a-flower.

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