Hi there, and welcome to the Winter Magic Collection Release Blog Hop!
It is time for a new blog hop filled with beautiful projects and lots of inspiration featuring the new Winter Magic Stamps, Dies, Stencils, Embossing Folders, and Hot Foil Plates. This new release is filled with beautiful florals, iconic winter designs, and versatile sentiments.
I just love how all these stamps/dies/stencils/embossing folders/hot foil plates are designed to work separately but can easily be combined together with amazing results. Let's take a quick look at this new collection!
Winter Magic Collection
We love celebrating the winter season, and this release includes everything you need to do just that! Let your holiday cards shine with trendy typography, classic poinsettias, or a modern tree. A timeless wreath of mistletoe (with coordinating embossing folder and stencils!), winter florals, and hot foil plates and dies finish off the release. ‘Tis the season!
Today, I have a set of cards filled with shine and glitter (I love the new hot foil plates in the Winter Magic collection). Let me show you.
For my first project, I am using the new Tiny Festive Patterns Hot Foil Plate Set (4 in 1) to bring a festive feel to the card. The detail in the small hot foil plates is perfect for creating a repetitive pattern for your card panels. I chose to add the small tree design in the top right and bottom left corner of the panel – think of it as a grid.
Once the panel was foiled, I trimmed it, so it could be framed with darker color cardstock. In order to add interest to the white spaces in the panel, I used the large plaid hot foil plate to create two panels. These are glued as frames to the back of the white area of the card panel.
That small hot foil edge just adds that extra pop of interest to the card!
I love the new Tiny Sentiments: Wishing Stamp & Die Bundle!
I cut the “wishing” sentiment three times from white cardstock – using the Tiny Sentiments: Wishing Die. These are stacked and glued together to add a bit of texture and dimension to the sentiment. I cut one more of the sentiments from gold cardstock and carefully trimmed the word from the strip.
Using the Tiny Sentiments: Wishing Stamp Set and Obsidian Pigment Ink, I added a sentiment to the strip, then glued the gold word to it. In order to break the straight lines of the card, my choice is to set the sentiment at an angle on top of the panel.
The center of the burst is the perfect spot to add your focal point, which makes creating easy and simple.
I love the new Layered Snowflakes 2 Die Set; the design is delicate and detailed.
I am using white cardstock and Glitter Cardstock Set – Gilded to cut 4 of the die pieces. Once layered together, they create dimension and texture. I added the letter die-cuts (Classic Alphabet Die Set) next to the snowflake to create the card's sentiment.
I am using the negative foil piece from the Magic Burst Hot Foil Plate for my last project. This time, I am reaching for the new Festive Tree Stamp & Die Bundle to create the sentiment and focal point of the card.
I used tones of blue (Glacier Caves Crisp Dye Ink Mini Cube Set) and the Festive Tree Stamp and Die bundle to create the tree. I used Antique Gold Pigment ink, Crystal Clear Crisp Embossing Powder, and the same stamp set to create the sentiment for the card. Then, I added just a few gems for an extra shine.
I hope these provide some inspiration and got you excited to start creating with the new Winter Magic Collection.
Now let's move on to the fun part of this blog hop, giveaways, and free gifts!
Free Gift Offer
Get a FREE brand new Winter Magic Mini Inspiration Guide with every order from 08/31/2022 to 09/02/2022. Shop HERE!
Get a FREE brand new Winter Magic Stamp & Die Release Inspiration Guide e-book (worth $5.99) with every order of high-value Winter Magic Bundles. Shop HERE! *Exclusions apply.
Get a FREE brand new Online Cardmaking Class with every order from the new Winter Magic Stamp & Die Release Collection from 08/31/2022 through 09/06/2022. Shop HERE!
$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 09/06/2022 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 09/07/2022.
Blog Hop List
Here's the complete list of amazing designers joining the blog hop. Make sure to drop by each stop and leave them lots of love. Your first stop is the lovely Laurie Willison!
Reiko Tsuchida ***Note: Due to strict regulations in Japan, you might not be able to leave a comment on her blog post.
I cannot wait to see what products from the new Winter Magic collection you will choose, and all the beautiful projects you will create with them!
Thanks for stopping by! Enjoy the hop!
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