Build-A-Flower: Sweet Violet Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

by Altenew


Hello everyone and welcome to our special Build-A-Flower Release Blog Hop! If you have hopped along from Patricia Roebuck‘s blog, then you’re right on track! You can start the blog hop over on the Altenew Card Blog.

This month, we are introducing the gorgeous Build-A-Flower: Sweet Violet!

It is such a delight to bring you a special release of a new Build-A-Flower Set every month so make sure to look out for these beauties for they are a definite must-have!

We know you are dying to take a closer look at the new Build-A-Flower: Sweet Violet set, so here’s a quick unboxing video for you! Watch it below or over on YouTube:

Each of these special releases will comprise of a 6×8 stamp set and a coordinating die so you can easily create your projects. Therefore, this will only be available as a set and not as individual products.

Build-A-Flower: Sweet Violet

Sweet Violet goes by many names including Wood Violet, English Violet, Common Violet, or Garden Violet. It is a low, creeping plant which has beautiful fragrant flowers and the blooms are usually blue-violet or white. As the flowers have a beautiful scent, these have been used for perfumes by the Ancient Greeks and wine by the Romans. Sweet Violet is native to parts of Europe and Asia but has been introduced to parts of North America and Australia.

Here’s how the set layers:

We also have a very special Build-A-Flower: Sweet Violet and Ink Bundle to make it easier for you to start creating beautiful projects. Get the bundle and save 5%!

Giveaway!

To celebrate this special release, we are giving away a $30 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or here on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog for a chance to win. Additionally, we will choose random winners of a $15 gift certificate from comments left on each designer’s blog in this blog hop! All winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on April 9th, 2019.

Blog Hop!

We are celebrating this release with a fun blog hop! Some of our talented design team members and special guest designers have created stunning projects to spark your creativity using the new Build-A-Flower: Sweet Violet. We hope you love what they have come up with! Your next stop is the incredible TaeEun Yoo!

BLOG HOP LIST

Have fun hopping along!

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Arlene Martinez-Rivera April 1, 2019 - 5:19 pm

These flowers remind me of my mom, she loves flowers, specially orchids.

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Valerie Ward April 1, 2019 - 6:57 pm

Loving this Hop!

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Carolyn Smith April 1, 2019 - 8:58 pm

Love Love Love these Build a Flower! So sweet! Would love the chance to try them!

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Arlene Martinez-Rivera April 1, 2019 - 5:19 pm

These flowers remind me of my mom, she loves flowers, specially orchids

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MandaLJ April 1, 2019 - 5:28 pm

Another beautiful addition to the Build-A-Flower series!

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Maureen Reiss April 1, 2019 - 6:07 pm

Sooooo Beautiful!!!

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Patricia Lowder April 1, 2019 - 6:19 pm

Love it all!

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Cindy C. April 1, 2019 - 7:08 pm

Sweet set indeed!!

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CAROL W BLAISDELL April 1, 2019 - 7:22 pm

These violets are so very sweet!

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Sue Hansard April 1, 2019 - 7:58 pm

My grandmother was an award winning violet gardener. This set reminds me of her and I would love to make dozens and dozens of violet cards to brighten someone’s day and walk down the sweet violet memory lane with my grandmother!

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Meghan Kennihan April 1, 2019 - 8:38 pm

I just adore violets! The purples are sooo vivid and the DTS did just INCREDIBLE projects with this set!

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Jaycee April 1, 2019 - 8:41 pm

I love the look of these violets!

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Sheila Bacon April 1, 2019 - 8:48 pm

This die/stamp set brings back memories because when I was a child, whenever I visited my grandmother, I’d water her violet plants of which she had many. Great set! Thanks for this blog hop and the opportunity to win a prize along with getting such great ideas from the designers.

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Kristen Snoozy April 1, 2019 - 8:55 pm

I love the colors included with this set, how can you go wrong with purples and greens? Thank you to all that have shared, I just love your inspiration and ideas!

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Lynda White April 1, 2019 - 8:58 pm

This set brings back memories of the violets that popped up in my lawn in my previous home. My husband saw them as weeds he couldn’t eliminate & I thought they were so petite & such a pretty color. I have to admit that I never smelled them!

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Sally Powers April 1, 2019 - 9:21 pm

Roses are red Violets are yellow Altenew’s flower will get you a new fellow

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Gilda April 1, 2019 - 9:34 pm

Thanks for another beautiful flower. Love the violet and enjoyed the wonderful inspiration from the hop.

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amelia April 1, 2019 - 9:44 pm

Beautiful stamp set! Just love the layering stamps!

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Surekha Galagoda April 1, 2019 - 9:52 pm

I am excited about this launch. Thanks for launching a nother beautiful flower stamp set the violet as the name suggests we can build a flower using the stamp and die set and the inks .Thank you design team for the hard work.

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CathyL April 1, 2019 - 9:53 pm

Thanks for more lovely layered flower stamps!

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Lynn C. April 1, 2019 - 10:02 pm

Beautiful violets & cards!

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Jeanne Beam April 1, 2019 - 10:06 pm

Such a beautiful stamp set. Love violets.
Thanks for sharing…

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Beverly Jordan April 1, 2019 - 11:07 pm

This hop is so wonderful, and full of inspiration showing the diversity of these new Sweet Violet images!

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Stacey Kowbel April 1, 2019 - 11:12 pm

Another fabulous BAF! And so many great projects along the hop!

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Barbara Berry April 1, 2019 - 11:35 pm

This stamp set is beautiful! Violets are one of my favorite flowers!

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Rebecca Ednie April 2, 2019 - 12:03 am

What a gorgeous set! I’ve always loved these flowers. They remind me of Victoriana.

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Hamutal Shafrir April 2, 2019 - 1:08 am

Beautiful set! I love those detailed leaves!

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Rosali April 2, 2019 - 2:56 am

Such a gorgeous new flower set, it’s another must have for me! I like that the intro video shows how to layer the stamps from the set. And the projects that I have been seeing throughout the hop are amazing again!!

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Karen April 2, 2019 - 3:02 am

I am delighted to see my favourite flower is now an Altenew set. I can’t wait to get started when my set arrives.

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Margery C April 2, 2019 - 3:33 am

Wow, beautiful violets. It will go well with my other Build a Flower sets and make a gorgeous bouquet.

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Sharon Brand April 2, 2019 - 7:43 am

Another awesome Build a Flower set!

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Shanna April 2, 2019 - 7:56 am

I love all of the new ideas!

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Brenda Abbott April 2, 2019 - 8:47 am

I’m in awe of this BAF Sweet Violet set! I grow African Violets……looks like the Sweet Violet. And this will have to join my collection. Anyone that knows me, knows I love my Violets! And the inspiration that I have seen so far from your team has been stunning. Have learned some great tips too. Looking forward to seeing what the rest have to share.

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Debbie Rumpza April 2, 2019 - 9:35 am

I love the new BAF set! I really want to do the subscription… since BAF’s are my faves!

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Jennifer Rasnick April 2, 2019 - 10:44 am

Love this blog hop and the new flower set!

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Kyria April 2, 2019 - 12:41 pm

Pretty flowers.

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Heidi Rees April 2, 2019 - 1:02 pm

Beautiful Build-A-Flower set!

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Jill R April 2, 2019 - 1:08 pm

Reminds me of my grandma who’s favorite flowers were violets and her favorite color was purple! Sweet memories!

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Mirella Rogan April 2, 2019 - 1:37 pm

How beautiful, your build-a-flower releases and sets are always so gorgeous! Love how real they all look!

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JUDITH May FOULKES April 2, 2019 - 2:36 pm

Someday I’m going to have all your collection of flowers–they’re lovely!

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Lauryne Cunningham April 2, 2019 - 2:45 pm

This Sweet Violets stamp set is so pretty and is a beautiful addition to your Build-A-Flower collection!I’m really enjoying this blog hop!

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Judy Wax April 2, 2019 - 4:04 pm

Love the violets stamp set.. gorgeous!!

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Rosemary D April 2, 2019 - 4:12 pm

this stamp set is just so beautiful!

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Bethany Allie April 2, 2019 - 5:47 pm

This is such a sweet new set!

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Laura April 2, 2019 - 5:53 pm

Reminds me of my mother’s violets. 💜

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Annalisa April 2, 2019 - 6:00 pm

These are beautiful! And what perfect flower to introduce on Poisson d’Avril. I’m really enjoying seeing all the projects with these stamps.

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Melissa Friedrich April 2, 2019 - 7:06 pm

LOVE the BAF Sweet Violets set, a beautiful old fashioned flower and still beloved. Amazing details in the set for the flower and leaves.

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Kathy P. April 2, 2019 - 7:59 pm

Loved this set when I first saw it, and after hopping this far, love it even more! The designers have really shown so many different ways to color and create with these flowers and leaves, and now I can’t wait to get my set. I think it is going to be one of my all time faves!

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Denise Bryant April 2, 2019 - 8:00 pm

So many gorgeous creations on the hop! This B-A-F Sweet Violets set is one of my favorites so far!

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Helen April 2, 2019 - 8:04 pm

Such a beautiful layering set…this one is truly ideal for scrapbook layouts. tfs

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Deborah LeMarbre April 2, 2019 - 8:53 pm

Love the new release and the colors of the ink pads you posted do many inspiring ideas to use them

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carol ann April 2, 2019 - 9:35 pm

Violets… my mother’s favorite and now mine, too!

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