Celebrating Parents Card Drive Blog Hop + Giveaway

by jenniferrzasa

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Good morning, and welcome to our Celebrating Parents Blog Hop!

We recently launched our second annual Celebrating Parents Card Drive, which is a great opportunity for you to give back to the community by doing something you love – making cards!  Your card donations are sure to brighten the day of seniors who spend Mother's and Father's Days in nursing homes or shelters.  Please click here for more information on our card drive.

donation stamps

(Penned Rose, Extra SpecialBest Dad and Best Mom)

Giving Back

20% of the profits earned from the stamp sets below (Best Dad, Best Mom, Penned Rose) by 6/18/2017 will be donated to the Food Bank of Central New York to support seniors in need.

Altenew Best Dad Promotion

Special Offers

35% off  Best Dad Stamp & Die Bundle
30% off Best Dad Die Set
25% off Best Dad Stamp Set
Offers valid from April 19th through April 22nd at 11:59 pm EDT.  No coupon code needed.

To celebrate, I have created a few cards using our Mother's Day and Father's Day stamp sets:

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Products Used:  Penned Rose Stamp Set, Penned Rose Die Set, Painted Rose Stamp Set, Crisp Ink (Jet Black, Coral Berry, Ruby Red, Grapevine), Limestone Envelope

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Products Used:  Best Dad Stamp Set, Best Dad Die Set, Engineers Rule Stamp Set, Engineers Rule Die Set, Crisp Ink (Jet Black, Desert Night, Dusk, Warm Sunshine), Warm Sunshine Envelope
*Please note:  tape measure stamp and engineer sentiment were customized for this card with masking

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Products Used:  Best Dad Stamp Set, Bold Alphabet Die Set, Crisp Dye Ink (Jet Black, Parrot, Warm Sunshine, Dusk), Specialty Paper (Vellum, Woodgrain Powder), Artist Marker Set A (Dusk), Ocean Waves Envelope


We are giving away $50 gift certificates to THREE lucky winners. Please leave comments by Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 11:59 PM EDT for a chance to win! Winners will be chosen at random from the comments left here and on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced on May 2nd, 2017.

Blog Hop

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

Altenew <— You are here  :)
Joni Andaya
Sveta Fotinia
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Virginia Lu
Emily Leiphart
May Sukyong Park
Jung AhSang
Natalia Zubkova
Nicole Picadura
Kristina Pokazanieva
Erum Tasneem
Barb Engler
Hussena Cal
Svitlana Shayevich
Vera Yates
Therese Calvird
Nichol Spohr
Lydia Evans

S Jen


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Jeanne Beam April 19, 2017 - 9:16 AM

I can’t wait to hop. Cards are awesome. Thanks.

Linda Kennedy April 19, 2017 - 9:25 AM

Your cards are so awesome! Thanks so much for sharing!

Tara Prince April 19, 2017 - 9:31 AM

Great cards!! Fabulous card drive!! Great hop!

Jennifer W April 19, 2017 - 9:43 AM

So Awesome. Beautiful cards!

Kailash April 19, 2017 - 9:44 AM

Such gorgeous designs, really cool cards!!

Debbie April 19, 2017 - 9:54 AM

Love the bright and cheerful card!

Amy Seigler April 19, 2017 - 9:55 AM

Great cards! What a wonderful way to give to the elderly in the nursing homes and to support the local food bank. I will be sending some cards in.

Hussena April 19, 2017 - 10:04 AM

Gorgeous cards, Jennifer! Absolutely love your coloring.

lisa808 April 19, 2017 - 10:10 AM

This card drive is a heartwarming idea.

gael April 19, 2017 - 10:14 AM

Love the card drive, such a need in communities.

Linda M. April 19, 2017 - 10:33 AM

Great card drive! Love these masculine cards!

Daria Zender April 19, 2017 - 10:33 AM

Love the engineer card – so fun!

Cyndi Morris April 19, 2017 - 10:37 AM

I’m just finishing up a package of cards for the drive and will be mailing them soon. While they won’t be as wonderful as your cards, I hope they can brighten someone’s day. I’m so delighted to participate in the wonderful effort.

Vivien April 19, 2017 - 10:38 AM

Such Creative cards!

Marty B April 19, 2017 - 10:38 AM

Amazing cause and amazing cards!!!

Rebecca Romines April 19, 2017 - 10:49 AM

Wow! What a great way to let others know they are special. I work in various facilities as a traveling nurse and it’s sad to see how many don’t have family to come visit them. Hopefully I can get some cards sent out to you in time.

Dee Earnshaw April 19, 2017 - 10:52 AM

Love the fun cards you have made today – This is such a great cause:)

Marcia Scantlin April 19, 2017 - 10:56 AM

That ninja card is so darn cool.

Betty April 19, 2017 - 11:00 AM

hope to get some cards made for this great cause – thank you for your generous prizes and discounts – and wonderful cards!

Helen S. April 19, 2017 - 11:03 AM

What a great idea-recipients will certainly enjoy!

Beverly Chester April 19, 2017 - 11:07 AM

These cards are so special and such a great cause!

Vera Yates April 19, 2017 - 11:07 AM

Fantastic cards, Jennifer. This is such a great cause.

Kim Brown-Blyleven April 19, 2017 - 11:20 AM

Checked them all out……just awesome! Don’t make me pick a favourite though…..they are all so great!

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä April 19, 2017 - 11:21 AM

Thanks for the fabulous hop! So inspirational!

Heidi April 19, 2017 - 11:21 AM

What a great cause, also love these card designs!

Debbie Hallamek April 19, 2017 - 11:21 AM

I love the cards!

Laura Greig April 19, 2017 - 11:25 AM

This hop looks like so much fun, thank yoU!

Beth April 19, 2017 - 11:40 AM

Love your stamps and card ideas

Charlotte April 19, 2017 - 11:41 AM

Beautiful card! Thanks!

Meghan P. April 19, 2017 - 11:48 AM

This is such a generous thing you’re doing! Thanks so much for putting this on, looking forward to a great hop of inspiration and making cards for this drive!

Janet D. April 19, 2017 - 11:50 AM

Cards are amazing…great designs with wonderful colors!

Elaine Weberg April 19, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Love the stamps!

Beth Holt April 19, 2017 - 12:12 PM

Great idea for a blog hop! Love the inspiration…this set is awesome!

kriti mishra April 19, 2017 - 12:14 PM

Awesome cards! Great hop!

Deepa Lakshman April 19, 2017 - 12:14 PM

Your cards are beautiful. Love the cause that you are collecting these cards for.

Carol Didier April 19, 2017 - 12:14 PM

Love that Altenew is supporting such a great cause! Thank you!

Tracy A April 19, 2017 - 12:28 PM

What a wonderful cause. Thank you for doing this. Great stamp sets.

Cynthia Cole April 19, 2017 - 12:31 PM

Great cards for dads and what a wonderful way to give back to the community!

Debbie Selby April 19, 2017 - 12:42 PM

What great cards.

Marianne April 19, 2017 - 12:43 PM

Wonderful cards. Love how you’ve mixed up stamps from different sets. Great cause as well.

Abby April 19, 2017 - 12:50 PM

Great Dad sets!

Cynthia Johnson April 19, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Awesome cards and what a great idea. The people in these places are often forgotten. These cards will brighten their day!

Debbie Myers April 19, 2017 - 1:03 PM

Great ideas for cards!

Susie Sonnier April 19, 2017 - 1:44 PM

Love the Manly cards!

Sue LD April 19, 2017 - 1:49 PM

Great idea for a card drive and I like the mom and dad cards you created.

Carol Rossouw April 19, 2017 - 1:55 PM

What a lovely idea for a card drive! I think we all take too little time to tell our parents how much we appreciate them.

Momandwife April 19, 2017 - 2:09 PM

Love your cards. Great hop

Jane April 19, 2017 - 2:10 PM

What a great idea to do a card drive like this. And beautiful card samples!

barbara lassiter April 19, 2017 - 2:17 PM

Awesome cards and for a great cause!

Susan Wareham April 19, 2017 - 2:20 PM

What a nice idea, I will try to get a few cards made and sent.

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