Build-A-Flower Blog Hop + Giveaway

by Lydia Evans

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Hello there everyone! And welcome to our very first Build-A-Flower Blog Hop! Can you believe that we have been bringing you this special release for a year now? To start things off, I thought it would be great to recap what Build-A-Flower Sets we have brought to you this past year.

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Build-A-Flower: Camellia
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Build-A-Flower: Magnolia
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Build-A-Flower: Aster
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Build-A-Flower: Ranunculus
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Build-A-Flower: Coral Charm
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Build-A-Flower: Anemone
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Build-A-Flower: Rose
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Build-A-Flower: Poinsettia
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Build-A-Flower: Gardenia
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Build-A-Flower: Carnation
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Build-A-Flower: Sakura Blossom
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Build-A-Flower: Peony Blossom
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Just look at that floral spectacle! And we haven't finished there! We have lots more in the pipeline and we are so excited to share them with you. Some of the sets have even been inspired by requests we have had from you.

We have so much inspiration to share from our design team and special guests. We can't wait to share it with you, so let's get this show started!

I thought it would be nice to start with the set that started it all, Build-A-Flower: Camellia.

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I started by stamping the second layer of the camellia flower in Forest Glades. I then masked this off and stamped two more of the same image this time using Frayed Leaf ink. I then stamped the leaves only using two of the layers using the same inks I used for the flowers. I just love how the monochromatic color combo looks.

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I then used the Bold Numerals Die Set and cut a three and a five out of some Forest Glades cardstock with some gold glitter washi tape at the bottom. Once die-cut, I added the number die cuts into place using foam tape.

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Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to six lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Friday, March 2nd for a chance to win. Six winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 3/4/2018.

Also, if you place an order from the Build-A-Flower Collection from 2/26/2018 until 3/2/2018, you will automatically be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a big prize!

One lucky winner will be chosen to win a prize pack valued at over $120 including one Original MISTI stamping tool, Artist Markers Set C, and Soft Pastel 6 Mini Cube Set. No minimum purchase needed! A winner will be announced on March 4th on the Altenew Blogs.

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Your first stop on the hop is the inspiring Kristina Werner ! Below is a complete list of the amazing designers/guests who are participating today:

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Kristina Werner

Therese Calvird

Lilith Eeckels

Kathy Racoosin

Jessica Frost-Ballas

Reiko Tsuchida

Laura Bassen

Kristina Pokazanieva

Jennifer McGuire

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May Sukyong Park

Alice Wertz

Virginia Lu

Kymona Tracey

Dana Gong

Svitlana Shayevich

Hussena Calcuttawala

Donna Mikasa

Erum Tasneem

Zinia Amoiridou

Agnieszka Malyszek

Rubeena Ianigro

Lydia Evans

Marge Yoon

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Sunitha Fernandez-Dhanraj March 1, 2018 - 8:54 AM

Gorgeous cards! Just love flower stamps. Can use for any occasion. Thanks for the inspiration. ♥

Susan White March 1, 2018 - 9:02 AM

I love the build a flower sets!! Lydia, Your monochrome card is gorgeous!!

Lai-Yoke van der Wal-Chow March 1, 2018 - 9:02 AM

I am on holiday now but I am still checking on Altenew websites everyday. Can’t wait to start the hop now….

Vanessa L March 1, 2018 - 9:09 AM

Im very new to stamping, a gift card would be wonderful! I would use it to purchase a build a flower set.

Leanne S March 1, 2018 - 9:20 AM

Altenew botanical stamps are the best especially the roses.

Fiona Copper March 1, 2018 - 11:35 AM

I really like the build a flower range, they bring flowers to life in such a simple way and are so fun.

NinaS March 1, 2018 - 11:41 AM

I love your build a flower sets. Gorgeous card.

Holly Talbott March 1, 2018 - 12:59 PM

Oh no! The build a rose stamp and die set are sold out! Please tell me you will be getting it again!

Deborah LeMarbre March 1, 2018 - 1:55 PM

Beautiful cards, my favorite set is the gardenia

Terrie D. March 1, 2018 - 2:45 PM

I just love your build-a-flower stamp sets! This is such a gorgeous card! Thanks for the chance to win :)

Linda March 1, 2018 - 3:41 PM

Thank you for the ideas. I would not have chosen green as a flower base, but you’ve made it look beautiful! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

Taniya March 1, 2018 - 4:43 PM

Lovely card. Never thought green would be that pretty for flowers!!

Rachel Plummer March 1, 2018 - 4:49 PM

Oh these look soo fun!! Can’t wait to have a chance to olay

Rachel March 1, 2018 - 4:49 PM

Oh these look sooo fun! I can’t wait for a chance to play!!!

Yasmine Omar March 1, 2018 - 4:55 PM

So beautiful stamp sets, especially Build-A-Flower: Coral Charm and the Rose one. Thanks for the chance to win.

Fikreta March 1, 2018 - 5:38 PM

those are gorgeous cards!

Sammibug aka Samantha Houp aka Sammi March 1, 2018 - 5:48 PM

Love these build a flower sets! Thank you for the wonderful build a flower inspiration and giveaway

Stacie Bianchi March 1, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Love the flower set bundles plus all of the inspiration you give us with your sample cards.

Barb macaskill March 1, 2018 - 7:23 PM

Gorgeous! I love how you did the background and the numerals are simply spectacular with the glitter on them! TFS!

Miriam Prantner March 1, 2018 - 9:29 PM

Loving the monochromatic card and the gold sparkle! Fantastic hop!

D.Ann C March 1, 2018 - 9:56 PM

I would never have thought to do a floral card in all green, but it is STUNNING! LOVE the touch of glitter, too!!

Karen Rice March 2, 2018 - 1:04 AM

I have really enjoyed these stamp and die flower sets! Everyone’s cards are gorgeous–I am just discovering these and want to get a couple–thanks for showcasing these!

Liberzon Saidy Ngoho March 2, 2018 - 3:18 AM

I love crafting and honestly I really have no idea what stamping was until I came across the altenew website and now I find myself adding build-a-flower sets in my wishlist and my cart as well. I can’t wait to check out my first order. Horray!

Betty J March 2, 2018 - 3:44 AM

I love the monochromatic been with the touch of gold!

Stampfoldandrepeat (Jeanie) March 2, 2018 - 6:32 AM

All these flowers are so intricate and beautiful! Love the different ideas.

Kim Faucher March 2, 2018 - 7:20 AM

I have several of the build a flower sets… a true favorite of mine!❤️

Baschi March 2, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Sooo excited I found the Altenew website and can‘t wait you receive and play with the Iris stamps.

Twila Price March 2, 2018 - 1:42 PM

These flowers are so awesome. I discovered them just a bit ago, like this week. So I am excited to see all the pretty cards and layouts on the blog hop. Looking forward to playing with my order when it comes….

Darlene Origer March 2, 2018 - 3:46 PM

The Build a Flower sets are beautiful. The gardenia is my favorite!

Kary March 2, 2018 - 3:57 PM

Your card is lovely!! I love the Build a Flower series, they are irresistible.

Teresa Medeiros March 2, 2018 - 4:35 PM

I only recently just discovered your stamps and I’m in love! I especially love your build-a-flower sets and these blog hops provide so much inspiration!

Heather R March 2, 2018 - 5:40 PM

Love the build-a-flower stamp sets! They look so real with all the layers. An they are great for coloring with markers or watercolor.

Deedee March 2, 2018 - 6:08 PM

Gorgeous flowers set. Will try them with water color marker. Thanks for the giveaway chance.

Laraine Randall March 2, 2018 - 8:54 PM

Beautiful cards! Love the build a flower series!

Natasha March 2, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Love the build a flower sets ! Gorgeous cards.

Veronica Zalis March 2, 2018 - 9:16 PM

The Build a Flower Stamp and die sets are some of the most beautiful stamps on the market

Beth Merrill March 2, 2018 - 9:42 PM

Thank you, Altenew for sponsoring this terrific blog hop. Your designers have done you proud with all their wonderful designs and inspiration. And thanks for the chance to win some prizes!

Lillian Meyer March 2, 2018 - 10:41 PM

I love yours sets my favorite is the Rose and I know it’s not new but it is hard to choose love them all. I have never seen such detail WOW!

Laurie Stunkel March 2, 2018 - 10:47 PM

I love all kinds of flowers but love the Build-A-Flower Gardenia & the Anemone! They both are so gorgeous & have so many options for decorating with them!

Diane Schultz March 5, 2018 - 7:40 AM

Love all the build-a-flower stamp sets and dies.

Julie Shaw March 8, 2018 - 5:31 AM

Love these stamp sets, absolutely stunning as always, Well done Altenew on another great release!

Lydia Riley March 12, 2018 - 10:57 PM

Love your products!

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