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Altenew January 2018 Release Blog + Giveaway

Altenew January 2018 Release Blog + Giveaway @akossakovskaya #cardmaking #altenew

Welcome to Altenew January 2018 Release Blog Hop, friends! You are here from Lilith‘s blog and now my turn to introduce my projects for today. This month Altenew releases the new bundle of stand alone dies! And they are really amazing, believe me! I made three cards and one video for you.

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Monday, January 15th for a chance to win. Six winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 1/17/2018.

I’ll also pick one lucky winner from comments to this post who will receive another certificate!

It had to be only one card, but I always try to use the materials to the maximum — especially if we talk about the paper or the card stock. So I used the negatives of the die cuts to create another card)) This is the duo of the cards with black and white stripes — I used new Watercolor Stripes Cover Die to make the backgrounds. I will not write up here the step by step process, you can find the processing video in the middle of this post.

Altenew January 2018 Release Blog + Giveaway @akossakovskaya #cardmaking #altenew

I tried to use as many new products as I can, and I used only dies and inks for all my cards today! Only added the sentiments from Label Love stamp set — it has neutral design and such texts are always in place.

Altenew January 2018 Release Blog + Giveaway @akossakovskaya #cardmaking #altenew

Altenew January 2018 Release Blog + Giveaway @akossakovskaya #cardmaking #altenew

I layered  Caps Bold Alphabet and Rose Flurries 3D Die Sets — and you can see how I twisted the details — it adds more dimensions and depth to the cards, and they don’t look so simple already.

Altenew January 2018 Release Blog + Giveaway @akossakovskaya #cardmaking #altenew

Altenew January 2018 Release Blog + Giveaway @akossakovskaya #cardmaking #altenew

And here you can find the processing video (also available on my YouTube channel):

And the last card for today — fast and simple, but I was so inspired by new Shattered Triangle Die Set and I had the idea in my head for it. I blended a piece of the white card stock with rainbow color scheme using Altenew Crisp Inks. Then I die cut the solid triangles of it — they are the bottom layer here.

Then I die cut the triangle frames of the foam sheet and adhered them with the glue over the colored solid triangles. And then just adhered them to the card base and added the sentiment and some sequins.

Altenew January 2018 Release Blog + Giveaway @akossakovskaya #cardmaking #altenew

Enjoy the hop and have the great day! Your next stop is Svitlana‘s blog!

Supplies list: (On this post I use compensated affiliate links (which means if you make a purchase I will get a small commission with no additional cost for you).)

Altenew stamps: Label Love (for the sentiments)

Altenew Dies: Mini Blossom Die Cutting MachineCaps Bold Alphabet Die SetRose Flurries 3D Die SetWatercolor Stripes Cover DieShattered Triangle Die Set

Altenew Crisp Inks: Red Sunset Oval SetSummer Afternoon Oval SetGreen Fields Oval SetShades of Purple Oval SetSea Shore Oval Set

Other: sequins, foam sheet, watercolors.

Altenew January 2018 Release Blog + Giveaway @akossakovskaya #cardmaking #altenew

Blog Hop List:

Altenew Card Blog

Therese Calvird

Lilith Eeckels

Anna Kossakovskaya — you are here

Svitlana Shayevich — your next stop!

Jennifer McGuire

Virginia Lu

Jessica Frost-Ballas

Sandra Dietrich

Kristina Pokazanieva

Laura Bassen

Reiko Tsuchida

Simon Says Stamp Blog

Erum Tasneem

Yoonsun Hur

Galina Filippenko

Kymona Tracey

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Vicky Papaioannou

Miriam Prantner

Enza Gudor

Nina-Marie Trapani

Dana Gong

Terhi Koskinen

Justine Hovey

Hussena Calcuttawala

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Comments (229)

  • Leni 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Love the sweet flowers as a backdrop for the big letters!

  • Kate B 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Love your cards!! The use of the watercolor stripes die is perfect for not wasting elements & those triangles are so colorful & pretty!

  • michelle sullivan 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Great cards! Just love that geometric one!

  • Super Stick Chick 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Beautiful cards! Love the colors and bold designs.

  • Mario 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Wow! That B&W background really makes the flowers pop up!! What a creative idea! Thanks!

  • Anniek 9 месяцев ago Reply

    So beautiful!

  • F. Andre 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Your cards are so pretty. I’m loving the Shattered Triangle die. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Janet Ingraham 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Stunning gray background with flowers. Lovely geometric

  • Angela R. 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Love the black and white background on the cards very petty!

  • Teresa Godines #6857 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Beautiful projects. Love the colors and patterns

  • Kari Villebrun 9 месяцев ago Reply

    What beautiful work you have done. I thought I picked my two favourite but boy was I wrong. I love the whole release, your art projects has showed me this. Thanks for the inspiration, take care Kari

  • marcia 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Love your cards! Particularly the Big dies & the Striped die! So creative! marcia

  • Beverly Perdue 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Love the black and white stripes background. I’m also crazy about the triangles!

  • Cynthia Cole 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Great use of the new dies on your cool cards!

  • Cindy C. 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Love the bold and beautiful style of the first two cards!! I’ve got to CASE them!! And you make those triangles look so fun!!

  • Amy McCue 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Love that watercolor stripes die. It is a really nice background.

  • Linda P 9 месяцев ago Reply

    I’m liking all the new items, hard to pick just one.

  • Denise Candelaria 9 месяцев ago Reply

    love the cards, using the the blending technique is great I have to work on that I still get the circle blotches. You did a beautiful job.

  • Marsha D 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Nice combination of flowers and words.

  • Marjorie DUMONTIER 9 месяцев ago Reply

    These are absolutely gorgeous cards ! I love the colors !
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  • allison kulka 9 месяцев ago Reply

    beautiful cards..love the cover die with the flowers!

  • Jodi Warren 9 месяцев ago Reply

    The triangle card is eye catching even though it was simple to make, it looks great. I hadn’t really looked at the triangle die set, but now I will.

  • Patt H. 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Love those gorgeous big letters & yummy colors!

  • Carrie Erickson 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Love those big bold alpha dies! Fantastic cards!

  • Tammy 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Thank you for the video…very helpful!

  • Annette Reed 9 месяцев ago Reply

    These are all lovely. Love the colors of the triangles and the way they lay so nicely together. I really like that striped background die. Thanks for the video.

  • Angela Person 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Beautiful cards, I really like the triangle frame dies.

  • Ann K. 9 месяцев ago Reply

    The 2nd card really got me thinking about how to use that technique… thanks for sharing!

  • Vickie Thornton 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Your floral cards are great!

  • 3kidmama 9 месяцев ago Reply

    Your cards are just beautiful! I never would have thought to put those elegant roses on the brush stroked background like that — and yet you got this lovely hard and soft type contrast. Gorgeous — love the idea of using the negative spaces for a second card as well. Great inspiration — can’t wait to try them out myself!

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