Altenew NEW Sweet Moments Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi, hello! Welcome to the Altenew blog hop featuring the December release of Stamps, Dies, Stencils, Hot Foil Plates, Washi Tape and more! You should be arriving here from Vicky Papaioannou’s blog, but if not, you only need to click back to the start of the hop at the Altenew Card Blog so you don’t miss anything!

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I have two cards to share today that share a simple, graphic esthetic.

The first card features the Pots and Plants stamp set, and is pretty simple and easy if, like me, you don’t mind fussy cutting! I stamped the middle potted plant onto some masking paper and cut it out with fine tipped scissors. Then I stamped that image onto Neenah Desert Storm Kraft cardstock with Obsidian Pigment Ink and heat set with clear embossing powder.

Next I covered the middle pot with the stamped and fussy cut mask image and positioned the other two potted plants on either side of the middle image and stamped it as above.

Next, I stamped one of the 12(!) lovely sentiments in the stamp set, heat set and embossed it as well. I trimmed the A2 sized panel narrower on one edge in order to add a narrow strip of patterned paper from the Essentials Black and White paper pad. Then I added a few black enamel dots to finish the card.

My second card features the Happy Petals stamp set, the Splatter Hot Foil Plate and the Tiny Sentiments Hello Die and Tiny Sentiments stamps.

I began by hot foiling an A2 card panel of Neenah Solar White cardstock with the Splatter hot foil plate. Next, I stamped the Happy Petals floral image stamp onto vellum paper with embossing ink and heat set with Antique Gold embossing powder before fussy cutting that too. (There is also a die set, I just don’t have it.

I die cut the Hello die cut once from gold foil cardstock and again from scrap cardstock to give a little added dimension but not too much. I stamped the mini greeting onto the gold foil cardstock with Black Stazon ink because I wasn’t sure how the slick surface of the gold foil would take the ink.

Before adhering all the components in place, I wrapped the front panel with the gold striped Washi Tape.

Your next stop on the hop now, is Colleen Balija’s blog. Be sure to check out the free gift and giveaway details before you go!

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 12/09/2021 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 12/11/2021.

Free Gift

  • Get a FREE brand new Sweet Moments Mini Inspiration Guide with every order from 12/03/2021 through 12/05/2021. Shop HERE!
  • Get a FREE brand new Sweet Moments Stamp & Die Release Inspiration Guide (worth $5.99) with every order of high-value Sweet Moments Bundles. Shop HERE! *Exclusions apply.
  • Get a FREE brand new Online Cardmaking Class with every order from the new Sweet Moments Stamp & Die Release Collection from 12/03/2021 through 12/09/2021. Shop HERE!

Blog Hop Order:

Altenew Blog

Nathalie DeSousa

Vicky Papaioannou

Norine Borys – You are here.

Colleen Balija

Jenny Colacicco


Jaycee Gaspar

Dana Joy

Emily Midgett

Mindy Eggen

Erum Tasneem

Linda Parker

Terri Koszler

Lilith Eeckels

Danielle Dunlop

Michelle Short

Tenia Nelson

Virginia Lu

Reiko Tsuchida

Therese Calvird

Nancy Souza

Tania Ahmed

Erin Thompson

Svitlana Shayevich

Teri Wilson

Maryam Perez

Fiona Duff

Laurie Willison

Teresa Litchfield

Agnieszka Małyszek

Natasha Davies

Rachael Shedeed

Rebecca Sogn

Pam Boedeker

Annemarie Caister

Penny Pynnonen

Roteja Galvan


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