Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Altenew: A Year In Review Blog Hop + Giveaway


Good morning, and welcome to Altenew’s final blog hop of the year.  Thank you to all my crafty “friends” for allowing me to share my happy space and in return inspiring me with your talents! You should have come here from the amazing Laurie Willison page. Today I have some of my favorite Altenew projects of 2019 to share with you. I will list/link the major Altenew supplies used.
This one was fun and I used a new-to-me technique of cutting and then stacking the nested layers.
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Washi tape makes for EASY backgrounds!
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A subtle dry embossed background can really dress up your card.
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Prizes:
Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 01/03/2020 for a chance to win. Random winners will also be chosen to win a $15 gift certificate from the comments left on each stop on the hop. All winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 01/06/2020.

Your next stop on the blog hop is Kristina Pokazanieva. Below is a complete list of the amazing designers/guests who are participating today:

Thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment, it makes my day! Michelle

50 comments:

  1. beautiful selection, Michelle - especially love the design and soft colors in the last one!

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  2. Gorgeous cards. I love your geometric frames card; that is such a lovely color combination.

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  3. The gold embossing is a beautiful idea...

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  4. THAT MANDALA BACKGROUND IS INSANE!!! I just ordered that and I am gonna make that BEFORE IT IS EVEN OUTTA THE ENVELOPE!

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  5. Gorgeous!! Love your Crystal Frames card!! The mandala background is Stunning!!

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  6. Love the use of the die cut as an embosser.

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  7. Your cards are fantastic. I love the colors on the first one.
    The mandala embossed background looks sensational.

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  8. I love the colors and dimension on your last card! You have beautiful cards.

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  9. Wonderful set of cards!! The colors and details are awesome! :)

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  10. I love all these as they are beautiful and imaginative!

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  11. I love the beautiful shine and color combos that you use all on your cards! So pretty!

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  12. Wow what beautiful projects!! Thanks for the review. Have a joyous holiday season and a blessed New Year.

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  13. I found Altenew this year and am completely hooked. I just love all the inspiration from the talented design team. Thank you for all you do, I’m looking forward to another year!!!

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  14. The Mandala die looks fabulous dry embossed on that dark paper!

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  15. Dear Michelle
    I simply love your selection of cards and will return to your blog as i want to learn from you. I just fell in love with the layered card and i want to learn how to do it. May you and your family be blessed with a super Christmas and a fantastic new year filled with gd health and happiness. with Gratitude

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  16. Beautiful! I follow you on Instagram and always enjoy your work. TFS!

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  17. Gorgeous inspiration and creativity!

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  18. How wonderful to see you in my inbox this morning, Two Ls!!! I, too, see a few of my favorites from your fabulous year of creating!
    Merry Christmas! xx
    =]

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  19. Gorgeous cards and fantastic products, love them all.

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  20. These are all gorgeous! I LOVE your florals!

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  21. Oh my! What stunning cards! I love that embossed background!

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  22. WOW - WONDERFUL cards!
    My FAVOURITE from your favourites is your "sending a birthday bouquet", the nesting layers and AWESOMENESS to an already DELIGHTFUL floral image!
    THANK YOU for ALL the INSPIRATION you share :)

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  23. What stunning cards. I love the colors in this selection of cards.

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  24. Your cards are just wonderful. I don't know how anyone could pick the Best of 2019 - they are all the BEST!

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  25. I love the card with the blue and pink flowers. I don't think I would have thought to put them together in the same flower, but I'm glad I saw this.

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  26. Your work is so cool, ethereal and beautiful! Love all of them!!

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  27. I love the last card there with the Crystal Frames dies and flowers. So pretty.

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  28. Beautiful cards. My favorite is the Pen Sketched Flowers with peach embossing on the dark background -- it's stunning.

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  29. Such wonderful creations! That last card really knocks my socks off! Beautiful!

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  30. These cards are gorgeous! I love what you've done with the washi tape. I'm looking forward to seeing your work next year.

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  31. Hi Michelle :) Soooooo glad to "meet" you here!!! Your cards are gorgeous! I'm a new follower on IG and I hope to see more of your lovely work here on Altenew too! Thanks for the inspiration :)

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  32. I love the Monochrome Washi tape flowers! Great use of the Washi tape design.

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  33. These are all so fabulous!!! I LOVE that last one with the blue flowers; so gorgeous!!

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  34. Nice job picking out these. Very lovely.

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  35. Gorgeous, Simply stunning! Makes me want to get up and go start creating.

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  36. Your cards are always gorgeous, Michelle. Thanks for the great inspiration throughout the year. I am looking forward to 2020!

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  37. I received the peach washi tape as a gift and had no idea how to use it. Looking for some inspiration, I found your card. I remember thinking, "Wow!" The monochrome washi card is beautiful as well. Stopped here for the hop, but got lost a while in a few of your older post.

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  38. Great use of the die to add demention to your card. Really creative

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  39. Just beautiful cards. Thank you for sharing. I really love the first black one with the flowers - so dramatic.

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  40. Beautiful work so inspiring

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