Altenew May 2022 Dreams Come True Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in total prizes)

Welcome to my blog, crafty friends! Thanks so much to the talented Virginia Lu for sending everyone over. For the complete details of this hop, make sure to drop by the Altenew blog.

This collection is filled with beautiful stamps, dies, and stencils. I made six cards to showcase how you can use these wonderful products.

HOLA

STEPS:

  1. Stamp the outline images from the Whispy Joy Stamp set with Obsidian Ink and emboss with clear embossing powder.
  2. Stamp the different layers and die cut using the coordinating dies.
  3. Stamp the word Hola and supporting sentiment from the Hello Friend stamp set with Obsidian Ink and emboss with clear embossing powder.
  4. Create an embossed background using the Crystal Wall 3D embossing folder.
  5. Assemble card.

Stamping the round sentiment in black gives the card great contrast that makes it stand out.

WHAT’S MEANT TO BE WILL ALWAYS FIND A WAY

STEPS:

  1. Stamp the A with a very light dye ink.
  2. Use the All Things A simple coloring stencils to color the letter A with dye inks.
  3. Stamp the outline with Versamark Ink and emboss with Pure White embossing powder. Die cut the letter A with the coordinating die.
  4. Stamp the sentiment with Obsidian Ink and emboss with clear embossing powder.
  5. Create a background using the Dotted Swirls Debossing Cover Die.
  6. Assemble card using foam squares.

Do you get intimidated by intricate designs? Well, fear no more!! These coloring stencils make it easy to color this beautifully detailed stamp set! I love the sentiments in this stamp set, too! Below is another sample using the All Things A coloring stencils. I just created an ombre background for a different look.

THANK YOU FOR INSPIRING ME

STEPS:

  1. Stamp the pencil images from the Educators Rule Stamp set using Pink Diamond, Puffy Heart, Forest Glades, Evergreen, Winter Lake, Arctic Mountain, Silver stone and Gray Denim and die cut.
  2. Stamp the sentiment with Obsidian Ink and emboss with clear embossing powder.
  3. Glue the pencils.
  4. Draw squiggly lines that math the color of the pencils.
  5. Add shadows to the pencils using alcohol brush marker.

I glued the pencils and wrapped them all the way to the back for continuity to add something different to this CAS card.

PRAYING FOR YOU

STEPS:

  1. Create a background using acrylic paints and a gelly art plate.
  2. Stamp the image frmo the Wispy Joy Stamp set and emboss using White embossing powder. Die cut the images.
  3. Die cut cardstock using the gelly art print and cardstock using the Mid-Century Cover die and the Abacus cover die.
  4. Stamp the sentiment on grey cardstock and emboss with white embossing powder.
  5. Assemble card using foam squares and adhesive.

STAY COZY

STEPS:

  1. Stamp the image from Comfy Couch Stamp on one of the ombre papers from the Blends 6×6 paper pack and emboss with Pure White embossing powder. Die cut the image.
  2. Add Frosty Pink Mixed Media ink to the embossed portions of the Folded Drapes 3D embossing folder and emboss using white cardstock.
  3. Stamp plants from the Pots & Plants Stamp with Obsidian ink, emboss with clear embossing powder, and color with Alcohol brush markers. Diecut.
  4. Cut out a window. Create the sky background and the carpet using mixed media inks.
  5. Stamp the sentiment from the Armchair Stamp to the pillow and emboss with Pure white embossing powder.
  6. Assemble the card.

I wanted to use a variety of stamp sets to create this scene. Don’t you love a compy sofa with a view of plants outside your window? It’s the perfect spot to read a good book and sip coffee. <3

FREE GIFT

GIVEAWAY PRIZES

$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 05/10/2022 for a chance to win. 

Altenew will draw ten random winners from the comments left on each blog hop stop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 05/12/2022.

NEXT UP: Laurie Willison. Thank you for dropping by. I hope you liked what I created for this release. Let me know which one is your favorite in the comment section below to get a chance to win a prize from Altenew. Until my next post. Stay safe and keep on crafting! <3

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Angela Hall
Angela Hall
23 days ago

Love all of them, especially the window.

Carol McCready
Carol McCready
23 days ago

Your cards are amazing! I love the color combination on the first one and the design on that pencil card.

Catherine Marie Derouche
Catherine Marie Derouche
22 days ago

beutiful job on your cards

Meghan Kennihan
Meghan Kennihan
22 days ago

Amazing designs! Love this release! All the backgrounds are awesome!

Donna Walls
Donna Walls
22 days ago

Very creative and unique designs.

Liz O
Liz O
22 days ago

Amazing designs Nenette! You did a wonderful job showcasing the new products! Thanks for the inspiration!

Jeanne Rice
Jeanne Rice
22 days ago

Beautiful cards. So many good ones, hard to pick a favorite. Lovely release. Thanks for sharing.

Patricia A Wood
Patricia A Wood
22 days ago

Love your clever pencil design

Honeyleen Quiatchon
Honeyleen Quiatchon
21 days ago

Amazing cards

Norma K
Norma K
21 days ago

Very pretty designs

Marisela Delgado
Marisela Delgado
21 days ago

Hey, pretty lady! What gorgeous cards!

Victoria K
Victoria K
21 days ago

So many beautiful cards! I love your first Hola card. It’s stunning. The contrast of the flower colour to the background is just incredible.

Nandini Karmarkar
Nandini Karmarkar
21 days ago

Wow! Thanks for the beautiful inspiration!

Sue D
Sue D
21 days ago

I like your wonderful variety of cards.

Lauryne Cunningham
Lauryne Cunningham
19 days ago

Wow! Fabulous cards! I love the pencils!

Inkin' Chickie
Inkin' Chickie
18 days ago

Great project shares. I like the color combination for the flowers and the ideas for the “A”.

Maggie Henry
Maggie Henry
18 days ago

Love your Thank You for Inspiring Me card. So cute.

robin allen
robin allen
18 days ago

I love all the cards.. My favorite is the window one.

Sindhu
Sindhu
17 days ago

Lovely cards..

Tracy
Tracy
16 days ago

Absolutely love your designs!

Carol Carrier
Carol Carrier
16 days ago

The pencil card is so whimsical and fun. Thanks.

Joni J. Seith
Joni J. Seith
16 days ago

I love your pencil card. Very clever!

Jessica Yoder-Jones
Jessica Yoder-Jones
16 days ago

I love your cards and the colored pencil is the best!!

Lori Hothan
Lori Hothan
16 days ago

Nanette, really enjoyed the Wispy Joy Stamped card, amazing colors, very nicely done. Beautiful Work! Lori Hothan

stacey carpenter
stacey carpenter
16 days ago

gorgeous cards,great job!!

Dee Earnshaw
Dee Earnshaw
16 days ago

WOW – your cards are pure perfection – love all the different designs and layouts – thanks for sharing

Linda Clineman
Linda Clineman
16 days ago

so cute! Love simple/clean card designs

Pat
Pat
16 days ago

Your cards are so creative!!!! Love the pencils bending over the fold in the card!

Theresa
Theresa
15 days ago

WOW!

Tracy Rivera
Tracy Rivera
15 days ago

Wow! Your Hola card is stunning. I like the scene card with the curtains too. Your cards are all beautiful!

Angela Brennan
Angela Brennan
15 days ago

Gorgeous card with bold colours – love it.

RobiW
RobiW
15 days ago

Beautiful cards! The curtain card is so clever and different.

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