Build-A-Flower Carnation Release + Giveaway

by Lydia Evans

Hello everyone and welcome to our special Build-A-Flower Release- this month we have the gorgeous Build-A-Flower Carnation! We are excited that every month we will have a special release of a new Build-A-Flower Set– so make sure to look out for these beauties they are sure to make an incredible collection!

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 individual products.

Carnation square

Build-A-Flower Carnation

This month's build-a-flower set features a beautiful carnation. The meaning of carnation includes fascination, distinction, and love, and Its use in art and decor dates back to ancient Greek and Roman times. With their ruffled appearance and classic beauty, these flowers posses a charm and allure that continues to captivate people around the globe. Alongside the multi-step carnation, we have included two-step leaves, berries, and a cluster of tiny flowers that can be used as filler images for your flower arrangements! The set also includes three kindness sentiments that are great for any occasion.

Here's how the set layers:

Carnation Guide

So some of our talented design team members have created some stunning projects to spark your creativity using the new Build-A-Flower Carnation Set. We hope you love what they have come up with:

Altenew BAF Carnation Bold Alphabet Birch Land You Are Lostinpaper card 2 copy


Altenew BuildAFlower Carnation Virginia 1Virginia

Altenew Carnation Stamp Set Erum Tasneem 1WMErum



Altenew BAF Carnation May ParkMay

AltenewBAF Carnation Yoonsun01 Yoonsun

Altenew Build A Flower Carnation Svitlana Shayevich Light Pink 01


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So to celebrate this special release, we are giving away a $30 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment here on the Altenew blog for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on Wednesday, December 20th.

Also for a further chance to win please check out what some of the scrapbook design team did with this set on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog.


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Lissa December 14, 2017 - 10:44

The carnation is stunning. I love how all the shading just falls into place. I also love the small flowers and all the ways I can create with them. I hope I can hold off from buying them before the winners are picked……..probably not!

Jean Ann December 14, 2017 - 10:47

The carnations are lovely and so realistic. I can see red and white for a Christmas bouquet. ????

Janet December 14, 2017 - 11:54

The cards made from this stamp set are just gorgeous, they look so realistic! Amazing!

Cathy B December 14, 2017 - 12:07

Carnations were my mom’s favorite flower because they lasted longer than other cut flowers. I agree with Laura Bassen when she said layering stamps like these make you look like you know what you are doing! Just beautiful!

Rose Mary Smalley December 14, 2017 - 12:08

The cards are all awesome!!! I love this new build a flower….so pretty….thank you AlteNew……WTG! Happy Holidays!!!

Terri Scott - terriavidreader December 14, 2017 - 12:28

love this stamp set, and the chance to win too! Carnations are my one of my favorite flowers.

barbara lassiter December 14, 2017 - 13:07

This is a really beautiful stamp set and I love all the inspiration from everyone!

Pamela Parks December 14, 2017 - 13:14

Wow! These look so real! Great cards showing off this stamp set.

Karen Kunz December 14, 2017 - 13:19

I have one of your floral stamp sets and matching dies and I love it! This carnation set is also gorgeous – thank you for the chance to win a gift certificate!

Stacey Kowbel December 14, 2017 - 13:23

Another gorgeous build-a-flower stamp set. So many great examples of how to use it.

Ingrid December 14, 2017 - 13:30

De anjer is erg mooi opgebouwd met mooie kleuren niet alleen de bloem maar ook de bladeren en alles wat er bij komt
Al met al ziet het er mooi uit.

Lesley E Raybone December 14, 2017 - 13:41

Oh my word what a fabulous set of stamps and dies you have excelled your self this time . I would love to win a set . I love to use your stamps and dies they always turn out beautiful . Thankyou for the chance to win. Good luck everyone.

Jen K December 14, 2017 - 13:51

The layering details and color possibilities are gorgeous. This set is going on my list.

Maha banjar December 14, 2017 - 13:54

I loved them all specially Erum Tasneem’s card, i loved the spotted grey shade as a background. The vibrant peachy color of the flower melt my heart, stands out of gray and black background, it’s my favorite color ever specially on flowers :)

Jeannie H December 14, 2017 - 15:10

Gorgeous examples and lots of inspiration in the creations posted. Another gorgeous stamp set.

Roberta Eldridge aka Roberta's Artistic Adventures December 14, 2017 - 15:39

I love all these gorgeous card examples of how to use these lovely Altenew products! Love the layering stamps!

Candace W. December 14, 2017 - 15:45

Always beautiful flower layering stamp sets from Altenew!! Love them….so easy to create gorgeous cards!

Bonnie Locke December 14, 2017 - 16:14

Definitely endless possibilities with these stamps! Lovely results.

Sharyn Polesel December 14, 2017 - 16:28

This set is stunning! I know I’m going to have to have it. lol When is it going to be released? Absolutely love it!

Myrle Chisholm December 14, 2017 - 17:02

Love this layering set! The cards are beautiful.

Shira Cohen Golan December 14, 2017 - 17:06

The carnations are stunning. Another amazingly beautiful build-a-flower stamp set. The cards are so beautiful and inspirational

Jessica Shurts December 14, 2017 - 17:08

The Carnation is beautiful and I love that there are so many natural color possibilities!!

Brenda Kuder December 14, 2017 - 18:01

It is a beautiful flower and carnations come in all colors so that is a big plus.

AndreaH December 14, 2017 - 18:23

Oh #Altenew what are you doing to Me! At this rate I’m going to HAVE no money left for the January sales lol. .y faviroute 2 flowers are the rose and carnations. Both are beautiful. Thankyou for the chance of winning this gorgeous carñation stamp and die set. Xx ? xx

Pam December 14, 2017 - 19:08

Wow! I love the carnation stamp and die! All the designers have done a wonderful job showcasing how to use them! Just beautiful

Janet Ingraham December 14, 2017 - 21:22

So many beautiful designs with the carnation which I love and the smell of carnations almost comes thru

Mary Holshouser December 15, 2017 - 01:09

Carnations have always been my
favorite flower. They last so much
longer than other cut flowers.
Your stamp will give me even
longer to enjoy carnations.
thanks for sharing so many
wonderful cards.

Jacqueline Tan December 15, 2017 - 01:39

Oh my, those carnations are fabulous! Carnations are my favourite flowers and Altenew layering stamps are my favourite stamps — so it’s the best of both worlds!

Philippa McCray December 15, 2017 - 01:41

Great stamp and die and so much inspiration! Beautiful cards

Manda December 15, 2017 - 05:39

Your flower layering sets always produce such realistic results! All these cards are beautiful!

Dian Green December 15, 2017 - 11:32

I love it! Beautiful.

Mary Moulton December 15, 2017 - 11:49

Yet another beautiful stamp and die set. I absolutely love the layering stamps x

Gayle Montayo December 15, 2017 - 11:59

Lovely stamp set! I am inspired!

Diana Stocksdale December 15, 2017 - 12:29

I absolutely love this flower! Carnations are such happy and cheerful flowers. Your layering stamps are more than just amazing and beautiful…but for someone in my (health) situation…these sets make creating absolutely beautiful cards possible. And this statement is not an exaggeration. Thank you for continuing to create layering stamps!

Jaclyn December 15, 2017 - 12:47

Love this. There are so many beautiful ways that its been showcased here. Its definitely going on my wishlist.

Kim fabian December 15, 2017 - 15:04

Thanks for the chance to win! This is a beautiful stamp set! ?

Margaret Rodermond December 15, 2017 - 15:09

I love, love the new Build-a-Flower die. Carnations are my favourite flower. Everyone did such an awesome job of creating cards with the carnation stamp set. I can’t wait to get my hands on that set, so I can start making my own cards featuring the carnation.

Lisascreativeniche December 15, 2017 - 16:41

This set is beautiful, but all of your layered florals always are!

Marjorie Dumontier December 15, 2017 - 17:29

That’s another awesome set ! And magnificent examples.

Judi Szyndrowski December 15, 2017 - 18:57

I do not yet own any Alte New stamps but I intend to get my hands on one of these layering sets soon. The finished image look incredible and I can’t wait to try them out.

Denise Bryant December 15, 2017 - 19:07

Another gorgeous flower creation with this new set! Love carnations! Lots of color combo possibilities!

Donnalee December 15, 2017 - 20:58

Super cute!!!!

alilovescardmaking December 15, 2017 - 22:08

Totally adore this carnation set!! Alonso love the Peony spray for the gorgeous sentiments!!! They are both on my wish list!

Kris in Alaska December 16, 2017 - 00:25

Carnations are such cheery flowers!

Joyce mc December 16, 2017 - 00:38

Wonderful new addition to the build-a-flower series!

Loly Borda December 16, 2017 - 00:51

I love this stamp set and as usual the sample cards are fabulous!Thanks for the chance!

Miriam Prantner December 16, 2017 - 07:13

Your flowers are always so realistic. Another beautiful set and gorgeous samples!

Nancy J Frusco December 16, 2017 - 08:05

Fabulous set! Perfect for Valentines Day and Mother’s Day Cards and so much more!

Sindhu December 16, 2017 - 08:42

Carnation flowers are so lovely…All the cards are so beautiful…

Lee December 16, 2017 - 09:50

Absolutely STUNNING new flowers and sets.

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