Jennifer McGuire’s Top 8 Fave Altenew Products | Gift Ideas for Crafters!

by Irick Arbuso

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Hello, Altenew friends! Are you looking for gift ideas for crafters? Do you want to know which Altenew products are highly recommended by our dear crafty friend, Jennifer McGuire? We are honored and absolutely ecstatic upon finding out that a few Altenew products made it to Jennifer McGuire's Crafty Gift Guide. She has been such an amazing supporter of Altenew ever since our humble beginnings, and we truly adore her!


Whether it's making beautiful cards, creating stunning scrapbooks, or getting creative with DIY paper crafts – these crafting essentials have been given rave reviews by beginners and experienced crafters alike. Let’s jump in and discover why Jennifer McGuire swears by these eight must-have Altenew products!

Altenew Glue Tape 3 Refills Set 1 Teresa Litchfield

1. Glue Tape & 3 Refills Set

A handy glue tape is a basic in every crafter's stash. What makes our glue tape better than other tape runners out there? It is both permanent and repositionable. It also comes with 3 refills, so you won't have to worry about running out.

Altenew Glue Tape 3 Refills Set Michelle Short

PRO TIP by JenniferIf you accidentally put the glue tape where you don’t want it, you can easily remove it by rubbing it with your hand or using an adhesive eraser!

Altenew Crafters Essential Scoring Board A Jenny Colacicco

2. Crafter's Essential Scoring Board

Our Crafter's Essential Scoring Board has been getting great reviews ever since its release last year. This innovative, stylish, and travel-friendly tool is definitely a must-have in every crafter's room. And doesn't it make for a pretty backdrop for your handmade cards?

Altenew Crafters Essential Scoring Board Monsteras and Quotes Stamp Stencil Obsidian Pigment Ink 3 Angela Brennan 1

PRO TIP: Jennifer McGuire recommended using this scoring board to make note cards and card bases quickly and hassle-free.

3. Featured Sentiments Die Set

If you're looking for the perfect sentiment strip die that will easily cut out various-sized sentiment strips – then look no further! You can use these dies as-is – to mass-produce as many sentiment strips as you want – or create a fun and colorful background for your project. The possibilities are endless! *This set is currently sold out, but we're restocking it soon. Please subscribe to the in-stock email alert to receive an email once it's available again.


Jennifer McGuire – Altenew CAF Daisy Cozy Flannel Cover Die Featured Sentiments Die 03

Altenew Fantasy Emblem Embossing Folder Bold Sentiments Stamps Featured Sentiments Dies Crisp Dye Ink Jennifer McGuire 1

Kelly Griglione Altenew Featured Sentiments Die Set 2

Therese Calvird Altenew Featured Sentiments Die Sentiment Strips 2 Happy Birthday Die Take 2 With Therese card video 3 copy

4-5. Versatile Greetings Die Set and Versatile Greetings Hot Foil Plate Set

This die set contains 8 greetings and a comma in a trendy and modern font. It includes both the main sentiment as well as the shadow die for more crafty options! Customize your projects and add a bit of shine by pairing it with the coordinating hot foil plate set! *This set is currently sold out, but we're restocking it soon. Please subscribe to the in-stock email alert to receive an email once it's available again.


Emily Midgett 11622 Dancing Sunflowers Versatile Greetings 3 scaled

Altenew Triangle Madness Versatile greetings Hot Foil Plate Versatile greetings Terri Koszler scaled

Altenew Motif Tile Versatile Greetings Jaycee Gaspar

FUN FACT: Jennifer McGuire loved these dies so much she has 3 bags full of die-cuts ready to go. She uses both the shadow and outline dies included in the set, and we are all for it!

6-7. Sweet Sentiments Die Set and Sweet Sentiments Hot Foil Plate Set

This set of dies is sure to become a new staple in your craft room! It features handy and versatile sentiments that will work for a variety of occasions, all in a trendy cursive font. Use the words on their own, or pair them with the coordinating hot foil plate set to add a bit of pizzazz!


Altenew Rainbow Burst Enchaged Gold Hot Foil Roll Sweet Sentiments Dies Caly Person

Altenew Brushed Gold Sweet Sentiments Golden Days1 Jaycee Gaspar

Altenew RainbowBurstHotFoilPlate Sweet SentimentsHotFoilPlate CrystalFramesDieilson Teri W

8. Trailblazing Fresh Dye Inks

Fresh Dye Ink Set Round Pads scaled

In case you missed it, we've released brand-new sets of fresh dye inks in an innovative and minimalistic round case! Jennifer absolutely loved the easy twist lids with locks and enjoyed the slightly adjusted formula. These new dye inks also come in mini cubes.


Jenny Colacicco Altenew Build A Garden Rosa Gallica Fresh Dye Inks A

Altenew Woodland Escape Fresh Dye Ink Pads Tropical Jungle Sweet Sentiment Brushed Copper Metallic Cardstock Terri Koszler 1

Michelle Short Altenew Sweet Blooms Dies Label Love Add On Stamp Frosted Foliage Fresh Dye Inks 1

Do you have these highly-recommended crafting supplies and tools? Which product/s would you like to add to your crafting collection? Comment below and let us know! If you have ever felt overwhelmed by the vast amount of crafting product options out there, we hope this list has helped you out a bit. Thanks for stopping by, and happy crafting!

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Sherri M Large January 20, 2023 - 9:08 PM

I love the score pad with the 1/8 ths on it also wondering about the inks. Thanks Jennifer for all

Peggy Pride April 8, 2023 - 4:56 PM

I love all these cards. Congratulations on 9 years.

L ou m April 12, 2023 - 10:40 PM

Love the cards

skbailey743 May 19, 2023 - 1:54 AM

Wonderful cards and great ideas! Thanks for sharing so many tips!

Debbie S. SCHENZ June 28, 2023 - 6:59 PM

Thanks Jennifer for all your tips and inspiration!

Tara C Prince November 13, 2023 - 2:27 PM

amazing cards!!


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