Welcome to the July 2018 Stamp and Die Release Blog Hop and Giveaway. If you have hopped over from Zinia Redo‘s blog, then you are right on track. For today’s blog hop I created 4 projects. Two can be seen here on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog and the third and fourth are on my blog.

For my first project, I created a home decor piece using the Kind Words Stamp Set and some Crisp Dye Inks.

How to:

  1. Using a selection of Crisp Dye Inks, create a background by blending in colors. I started with yellow in three places and worked around the areas with shades of purple and blue.
  2. Stamp the star image from the Kind Words Stamp Set with embossing ink onto the background.
  3. Add embossing powder. I decided to go with Pure White Embossing Powder.
  4. Mat the image onto some white paper and then on a Navy Cardstock.
  5. Place the image onto some white cardstock and draw a border with a fine tip black pen.
  6. Frame and hang on the wall.

For my second project, I used the Ethereal Beauty Stamp and Die Set as well as the Leaf Frame Cover Die.

I started by cutting out a strip of colored patterned paper from the Reflection Scrapbook Collection. Then I cut out the Leaf Frame Cover Die and used it as a frame for my photo.

I created four flowers using similar shades as the watercolor stripes on the patterned paper and placed them on the coordinating colors. I added confetti and butterflies for movement and detail.

For embellishments, I used a chipboard camera and an acetate word from the Reflection Scrapbook Collection.

You can see how the layout came together in the video below or watch it on YouTube in HD.


As with each of our releases, we have some fun prizes up for grabs.

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Thursday, July 26th, for a chance to win. Six winners will be announced on both blogs – three on the Card Blog and three on the Scrapbook Blog – on 7/29/2018.

What has caught your eye this month? Our new products are now available in our store! We hope you find something you like!

Your next stop is Erum Tasneem.

Full Blog Hop List

Altenew Card Blog
Jennifer McGuire 
Svitlana Shayevich
Lilith Eeckels
Kathy Racoosin
May Sukyong Park
Zinia Redo
Altenew Scrapbook Blog
Erum Tasneem
Enza Gudor
Nina-Marie Trapani
Virginia Lu
Sandra Dietrich
Laura Jane
Rubeena Ianigro
Lydia Evans
Dana Gong
Flora Monika Farkas
Norine Borys
Nicole Picadura
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Reiko Tsuchida
Karin Åkesdotter
Sveta Fotinia
Vicki Finger
Kymona Tracey
Emily Midgett
Kristina Pokazanieva

Supply List:

Kind Words Stamp set
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Ethereal Beauty stamp and die set
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Leaf Frame Cover Die
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Reflection Collection Chipboard…
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Reflection Collection Paper & Sticker…
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Reflection Scrapbook Collection
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Warm & Cozy Oval Set
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Warm & Cozy Mini Cube Set — Altenew
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Shades of Purple Mini Cube Set
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Deep Blue Seas Mini Cube Set
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Deep Blue Seas Oval Set
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Pocketful of Sunshine Oval Set
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Pocketful of Sunshine Mini Cube Set —…
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Embossing Ink
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Pure White Crisp Embossing Powder
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