Ultimate Challenge Blog Hop with 12 Challenge Blogs + Giveaway

by Altenew

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Welcome to the Altenew Ultimate Challenge Blog Hop! We have been planning it for months and today is the day!

Here at Altenew, we love supporting the talented designers and bloggers who keep inspiration flowing in the crafting world. There are so many wonderful challenges out there, and we wanted to give Altenew fans a chance to see how you can join and get inspired. Our last Ultimate Challenge was in 2016, so we are so excited to bring back this fun blog hop.

This month, we are teaming up with various challenge blogs to bring you a fantastic blog hop that you won’t want to miss! There will be an abundance of inspiration, and of course, opportunities to win prizes along the way.

hop 5What an AMAZING line up! We have 12 awesome challenge blogs who are joining us today with their creativity. How many of these challenges were you already aware of?

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$250 in total prizes! To celebrate this fantastic blog hop, Altenew is giving away $25 gift certificates to TEN lucky winners. Winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew blog on September 5th, 2021.

Special Offer

FREE U.S. shipping with code HAPPY08A8 or $5 OFF international shipping with code SHOPPING08A8 at checkout on orders over $39 from 8/10/2021 at 12:01 am EDT to 8/11/2021 at 11:59 pm EDT. Shop here!

Note: Not valid on prior purchases. Cannot be combined with other promo codes.

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Now hop along for fun and wonderful inspiration! Your next stop on the blog hop is the amazing AAA Card Challenge!

Hop List

Here is the complete hop list, have fun!


AAA Card Challenge

Happy Little Stampers

Addicted to CAS

Perfectly CAS

Addicted to Stamps and More!

Seize the Birthday

Color Hues the Color Challenge

Time Out Challenge

Less is More Challenge

Double D Challenge Blog

The Sisterhood of Crafters

The Color Throwdown

Did you know that we also have a monthly challenge here on our Card Blog called the Altenew Inspiration Challenge? Make sure to check out our August Inspiration Challenge and play along with us for a chance to win one of FOUR $30 gift certificates.

Chance to be Featured

Want a chance to be featured on our blog? Share your Altenew creations by August 31st. We’ll choose 5 projects from the entries and feature them on the Altenew blog on September 5th. You may enter as many times as you wish! Please click on the blue button below to link your entries.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter 


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dmgarafalo August 11, 2021 - 2:48 PM

Love your stamps sets – especially the flower of the month kit

Karen Letchworth August 11, 2021 - 2:56 PM

Thank you for your support in the crafting community, Altenew. Your products are always amazing.

Dorothy Jewell August 11, 2021 - 3:01 PM

Love the hop and all the inspiration!

momentsofcrafting August 11, 2021 - 10:18 PM

What a wonderful idea for a blog hop with so many ideas and inspiration along the way. Altnew has amazing products and the few examples shown above show how versatile they are!! Thanks so much for sponsoring this hop Altnew!! :)

Sid August 12, 2021 - 3:45 AM

Great event with some fab sites !

Tiina Kalliokoski August 12, 2021 - 6:34 AM

Such a fab blog hop and generous prizes too. Thank you Altenew!

Darlene Pavlick August 12, 2021 - 9:20 AM

I just love Altenew products! Great hop … thanks!

Liz O. August 12, 2021 - 9:52 AM

What a fun hop! I. Have been having so much fun with the first CYL kit, I just added the 2nd one to my cart 🤩…. Thanks for all that you share!

Lady Joyful August 12, 2021 - 11:25 AM

Fantastic hop! I’m a huge fan of challenges :) I already play along with almost all of these, and will be adding the one that is new to me to my list!

Lauryne Cunningham August 12, 2021 - 12:57 PM

I’m so excited to start the hop!

Diane Hover August 12, 2021 - 2:32 PM

Lots of fabulous challenges and fabulous designer cards for inspiration!!

fondarush August 12, 2021 - 7:46 PM

Lots of fabulous cards! You found the talent!

Danielle Rae Vincent August 13, 2021 - 12:33 AM

Such absolutely gorgeous and colorful creations. Off I go to hop!! Thanks for the awesome giveaway opportunity. I currently don’t have any Altenew in my crafty stash but would LOVE to change that!

Nicki Baxley August 13, 2021 - 7:50 AM

I am so excited that you are doing this. I don’t think I was aware of any of these and would love to start participating so thank you!!

Kelsey Thomas August 13, 2021 - 8:26 AM

These are fun projects! :)

Birgit Norton August 13, 2021 - 8:49 AM

What a wonderful blog hop! So nice to see Altenew in support of all these amazing challenge teams. Thanks Altenew!

Billie Anderson August 13, 2021 - 3:21 PM

Loving the inspiration. Very creative cards. I am sure this hop will bring on the creative juices.. Thanks for having the hop.

Cindy Marshall August 13, 2021 - 8:26 PM

What a FUN hop! Great idea to team up with some great challenge blogs. I have found a few new one’s. Love all the Inspiration.

sentsue August 13, 2021 - 9:17 PM

Can’t wait to hop along!

Sue McRae August 13, 2021 - 9:24 PM

How fun! I haven’t heard of many of these challenge blogs! Looking forward to checking them out!

Leslie Mitchell August 13, 2021 - 11:19 PM

Great Fun! I am going to hop right along. Thanks for an awesome Friday night.

kathy krug August 13, 2021 - 11:47 PM

Wonderful inspiration. Love all the different products… always something new.

Priya August 14, 2021 - 2:52 AM

Absolute fun. I loved the hop and it was a delight to see many challenge blogs participating with gorgeous cards. So much to be inspired from.

Betty D. Wright August 14, 2021 - 9:38 AM

Beautiful cards! Thanks so much for celebrating blog challenges!

noraln44 August 14, 2021 - 1:20 PM

This is so exciting!! I love that they Altenew is showcasing with all these awesome challenge blogs!! I am loving all the cards!

Lillian Eget Fedak August 15, 2021 - 6:24 PM

thank you for the opportunity to win a prize

Melissa Leftrick August 15, 2021 - 7:35 PM

Ohh how fun!!! I am not familiar with some of these so awesome chance to get to know them!

Kristine Boydstun August 15, 2021 - 11:28 PM

Such a great showcase, and a wonderful release!

Gloria J Shirr August 16, 2021 - 12:12 AM

Gorgeous cards! Thanks for the blog hop and a chance to win. Awesome creations! Hugs, Gloria


Susan Renshaw August 16, 2021 - 5:06 AM

Love your stamps and tutorials!

Jeanne Rice August 16, 2021 - 11:04 AM

Love the blog hop and all the inspiration

Julie Beech August 16, 2021 - 11:30 AM

This is such a cool idea, thanks for organizing this. :)

Mary-Anne V August 16, 2021 - 9:46 PM

Always amazing to see your stamps and dies in action. Great talent on your DT!

Brenna Garcia August 17, 2021 - 1:49 AM

I love this! So much inspiration with this Color Throw down.

Aia Magiera August 17, 2021 - 9:18 AM

Love the inspirations and ideas. I love all these challenges!

Mirella Rogan August 17, 2021 - 1:51 PM

Oh how cool! I know some of these already, but it’s always good to find new fun challenge blogs! Thanks for such a fun hop!

Robin Nelson August 17, 2021 - 2:35 PM

I can’t wait to check out all of the blog stops!

Sandra Baggarly August 17, 2021 - 6:59 PM

Pretty challenge cards! Thanks for the hop!

Lori Podolsky August 18, 2021 - 9:53 AM

The stamp sets are truly beautiful, as are the gorgeous cards. Love the inspiration.

Tina Kahles August 21, 2021 - 4:28 AM

This is a Super Hop, thanks to all and for inspiring all of us!

Donna Phelan August 21, 2021 - 8:53 AM

No one does florals like Altenew! ;)

Helen Liu August 23, 2021 - 10:30 AM

I missed this event 3 years ago. So glad I grab the chance this time. I love Altenew’s elegant style. I’m deeply addicted.

Lynda Pleckan August 25, 2021 - 3:42 PM

What a fun hop! Love all the inspiration. I participate in many of these challenges often.

Sue D August 25, 2021 - 7:56 PM

How fun–off to hop and be inspired.

S Schmidt August 26, 2021 - 5:03 PM

Challenge blogs spark creativity!

Pam DelaTorre August 29, 2021 - 6:03 PM

What a fun hop!
I only have a few Altenew products, but what I have are super nice. Thanks for the chance to win more!

Lindsey M-P September 7, 2021 - 7:56 AM

Will you be announcing winners soon?

tara prince September 9, 2021 - 4:19 PM

fabulous hop!!

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