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Hello and welcome to the Craft-A-Flower: Magnolia Release Blog Hop. Craft-A-Flower layering die sets are released monthly and celebrate the beauty of a wide variety of flowers! Each set includes all the pieces you need to create a multi-layered floral arrangement, inspired by our popular 3D flower dies. All you need to add is colored cardstock and a die-cutting machine!

Craft-A-Flower: Magnolia Layering Die Set

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Create a stunning, photo-realistic magnolia with this multi-layered die set! The flower comprises four layers for the petals and two layers for the center. The three leaf layers can be used in various combinations for different looks.

Ready to add our new Craft-A-Flower: Magnolia Layering Die Set to your collection? Then, take advantage of our subscription promotion!

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Get our newly released Craft-A-Flower Layering Die Set each month at a discounted price when you subscribe to our Craft-A-Flower Monthly Subscription PlanFrom an individual price of $35.99, the subscription reduces the price by nearly 20%, to $29.99! Don't worry if the set goes out of stock! When you are subscribed to the monthly subscription, you are guaranteed a spot in our NEW Craft-A-Flower Layering Die Set each month. And if you need to pause your subscription, you can simply re-activate when you’re ready.

Magnolia Project Inspiration



  1. Start by die cutting the Craft-A-Flower: Magnolia Layering Die Set flower out of the Cherry Blossom Gradient Cardstock. Since the flower has five layers and there are four cardstock, die cut the first and second layer (from the bottom up) out of the darkest cardstock.
  2. Use the Razzleberry Crisp Dye Ink and apply it with a heavy hand onto the first layer to make it darker.
  3. Apply the Razzleberry Crisp Dye Ink onto the edges and the center portion of the second layer. To add a bit of variation, apply Cosmic Berry Crisp Dye Ink as well.
  4. For the third layer, apply the leftover ink from the Small Blending Tool onto the edges and also apply a little bit of Lavender Fields Crisp Dye Ink.
  5. Similarly, apply ink to the remaining layers.
  6. Once done, adhere the layers with liquid adhesive following the layering guide.
  7. Die cut the flower centers out of Warm Sunshine and Caramel Toffee Cardstock from the Summer Afternoon Gradient Cardstock.
  8. Apply the leftover pink ink on the blending tool to the flower center die-cuts.
  9. Adhere the flower center on the flower.
  10. Die cut three leaves out of the Green Meadows Gradient Cardstock.
  11. Apply Grass Field Crisp Dye Ink onto the first layer of the leaf to change the tone of the cardstock. Apply it a little heavier at the end of the leaf than its tip.
  12. Apply Shadow Creek Crisp Dye Ink onto the second layer only at the end.
  13. Apply Mountain Pine Crisp Dye Ink onto the last layer of the die-cut.Magnolia
  14. Adhere the leaf layers with liquid adhesive.
  15. Take a 4″ x 5 1/4″ cream color cardstock and emboss it using the Deck Planks 3D Embossing Folder.
  16. With the help of a Large Blending Tool apply Milk Chocolate Crisp Dye Ink lightly to enhance the embossed pattern.
  17. Adhere the panel onto a 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ card base.
  18. Then add fine black splatters from the Essential Watercolor 12 Pan Set.
  19. Next, pinch the tip of the leaves before adhering them and the flower onto the card front with Instant Dimension Foam Tape.
  20. For the sentiment, die cut the word and shadow Hello die from the All About You Word Die Set and adhere them together. Pop this partially over the flower.
  21. To finish, add a few Satin Gold Sequins.


You can watch the process video below or on YouTube.


Blog Hop Giveaway 2

$200 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $20 gift certificate to 5 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 02/13/2022 for a chance to win.

Altenew will draw 7 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 02/15/2022.

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Altenew Card Blog

Jaycee Gaspar

Nicole Watt

Laurie Willison


Emily Midgett

Michelle Short

Yasmin Diaz

Jenny Colacicco


Nathalie DeSousa

Tenia Nelson

Reiko Tsuchida

Isha Gupta

Terri Koszler

Virginia Lu

Therese Calvird

Amy Hill

Maryam Perez

Bridget Casey

Agnieszka Małyszek

Colleen Balija

Enjoy the blog hop!


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Laura Casselman February 7, 2022 - 4:59 PM

Absolutely gorgeous! I love the ink colors!

Susan Babcock February 7, 2022 - 5:32 PM

Erum’s card is of course, beautiful. I love watching her videos. This flower is just so pretty!

jackie trimble February 7, 2022 - 6:55 PM

The directions are so clear and easy to follow,

Sandra Baggarly February 7, 2022 - 7:07 PM

Pretty set.

Darlene McGrady February 7, 2022 - 7:22 PM

Lovely flower and card!

Lesia Arlene Ubben February 7, 2022 - 7:52 PM

Love all the examples using one stamp. It is very inspiring.

Janice Berbin February 7, 2022 - 8:10 PM

A striking and beautiful card, Erum!

Pai Meng February 7, 2022 - 8:45 PM

Stunning! this is a must have!

Meghan Kennihan February 7, 2022 - 9:09 PM

I ADORE the Craft-A-Flower series! This Magnolia is amazing! I Love the splatters you did Erum and gorgeous design!

Kris Reeves February 7, 2022 - 9:18 PM

I can’t believe the versatility of this set! So lovely!

Tina M Kahles February 7, 2022 - 10:15 PM

Thanks so much Erum for a really great video on how to put together the new Magnolia Flower die set. Your card is beautiful and this set will be awesome to have to make beautiful cards. I love all the colors that can be used with this set. Thank You for inspiring us and sharing your talents.

Marisela Delgado February 7, 2022 - 10:20 PM

Gorgeous, gorgeous!

Jennifer Forster February 7, 2022 - 11:31 PM

I LOVE magnolias!!!

Naydja B Fogarty February 8, 2022 - 12:40 AM

This is a really pretty card! I like the color gradient for the flowers and the technique used to create the background. I always feel like I have a hard time coloring my embossed cards, but the effect is really pretty.

dawnnz February 8, 2022 - 2:40 AM

Got some amazing tips Erum So inspiring.

Sindhu February 8, 2022 - 4:02 AM

Beautiful flower design and card tooo…

Kathleen Grogan February 8, 2022 - 6:04 AM

Beautiful flower! I can’t wait to receive the set!

J.D-A February 8, 2022 - 7:11 AM

Very cute! Would love to try this.

Teresa Magill February 8, 2022 - 7:41 AM

Very pretty the set and the dies. Love all your flower sets . Great job.

Tavia Cheney February 8, 2022 - 7:53 AM

So much inspiration on this one page. Beautiful die set that I hope to add to my tool assortment.

Sue McRae February 8, 2022 - 8:02 AM

Oh, this is one stunning and large flower!

Michelle Mork February 8, 2022 - 9:02 AM

I am absolutely in love with all the layering stencils you offer. I want to add so many to my collection. I am amazed at how realistic they are!

Becky L Coffin February 8, 2022 - 9:20 AM

Living in the South, I love all things “magnolia”! We have a magnolia tree in our front yard. These are beautiful and I would love to win them and use them year ’round for gorgeous cards!

Crista Abel February 8, 2022 - 10:05 AM

The layers on these cards are stunning!

Nandini February 8, 2022 - 10:17 AM

Such a beautiful flower. And I love the inspiration card.

Mary February 8, 2022 - 10:53 AM

Love your techniques. You have spectacular ideas.

barbara lassiter February 8, 2022 - 12:38 PM

This is a beautiful magnolia! I’m sure I’ll find some great card ideas from the design team!

Sara Fail February 8, 2022 - 3:50 PM

That looks amazing

Elizabeth Roberts February 8, 2022 - 4:19 PM

Beautiful flower!

Kelly February 8, 2022 - 7:00 PM

That’s gorgeous

Shari Czerwinski February 8, 2022 - 10:18 PM

Beautiful flower color choice and love your background too!

Maureen R February 8, 2022 - 10:36 PM

Gorgeous card!!! I love the shading you did!!!

Audja February 9, 2022 - 7:00 AM

I keep saying I do not need any more CraftA-Flower die sets, and then Altenew creates another one I feel I can not live without! Your new magnolia is fabulous!

Lauryne Cunningham February 9, 2022 - 7:47 AM

Erum, your card is beautiful- love all the ink blending on the flower and background! What a lovely addition to CAF!

SathyaKala February 9, 2022 - 8:56 AM

Absolutely Gorgeous. Love the coloring on diecuts and the detailing, Erum❤️

Stacey Kowbel February 9, 2022 - 10:06 AM

Beautiful new craft a flower! Love the inspiration!

Karen Letchworth February 9, 2022 - 2:27 PM

These Altenew flowers are gorgeous! I can’t wait to complete the hop and see all the wonderful inspiration.

Joy Meadows February 9, 2022 - 6:24 PM

LOVE this magnolia craft a flower! SO beautiful.

dorothyayotte February 9, 2022 - 7:52 PM

This is a beautiful new craft a flower die set. Your card is wonderful.

Inkin' Chickie February 9, 2022 - 8:44 PM

Great looking flower and layers. Looking forward to the projects shared.

Tricia Hoy February 10, 2022 - 4:47 PM

Another gorgeous set – love it!

Linda Wood February 10, 2022 - 7:15 PM

This magnolia layering die is lovely no matter who creates with it. So many beautiful examples. Thanks for the giveaway!

Inkin' Chickie February 10, 2022 - 8:25 PM

Great layers for the flower. Nice projects shared in the hop.

Donna Shultz February 11, 2022 - 11:00 AM

Beautiful job coordinating the colors. Altenew has the best flower dies.

Jean W., February 11, 2022 - 9:09 PM

What a gorgeous flower kit.

Karen Joslin February 12, 2022 - 10:52 AM

I live in Alabama and Magnolias are everywhere. I love this beautiful card!

Vickie Davis February 13, 2022 - 9:34 PM

I really like this one! Another great die from Altenew.

Jeanne Beam February 13, 2022 - 9:37 PM

Love the release! Magnolias are so beautiful…
Thanks for sharing.

Karen E Joslin February 14, 2022 - 10:10 AM

I love the dimension on this card! Thank you for sharing the details.

Karen E Joslin February 14, 2022 - 3:15 PM

I love the dimension in these magnolias!

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