Altenew: A Year in Review Blog Hop + Giveaway

by Altenew

Welcome to our annual A Year in Review Blog Hop + Giveaway! It’s the end of another year and the beginning of a new one. We cannot say goodbye to 2019 without looking back on our precious crafting moments – regardless of whether they were good or bad. With that being said, we are super delighted to invite you to walk down memory lane with us (and our Design Team and Guest Designers)!

Let’s take one more look at all the beautiful, elegant, fun, and unique projects that these amazing ladies have created with Altenew products! We hope you find a design or two to inspire you to create!

Check out our Scrapbook Design Team’s favorite Altenew projects this past year. Follow the blog hop to see more inspiring work!


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 first stop on the hop is the amazing Nathalie DeSousa!

Below is a complete list of the amazing designers/guests who are participating today:

Altenew Card Blog

Keeway Tsao

Laurie Willison

Michelle Murray

Kristina Pokazanieva

Norine Borys

Gayatri Murali

Jen Schow

Mindy Eggen

Vicky Papaioannou

Ashlea Cornell

Nenette S. Madero

Janette Kausen

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Nathalie DeSousa

Terri Koszler


Jaycee Gaspar

Teri Wilson

Amber Rain Davis

Therese Calvird

Isha Gupta

Anna Komenda

Erum Tasneem

TaeEun Yoo

Lilith Eeckels

Alex Syberia

Caly Person

Virginia Lu

Amanda Baldwin

Maryám Pérez


Kathleen Graumüller

Zinia Redo

Nancy McClelland

Kymona Tracey

Wait, there’s MORE!

We would also LOVE to see YOUR favorite handmade cards, layouts, home decor, etc. featuring Altenew products! Feel free to share them on social media or on your blog using the hashtag #AltenewBest2019. You may also add a link by clicking the blue button below.

FOUR lucky crafters will each win a $15 gift certificate to our store! Winners will be announced on 01/06/2020. We are looking forward to seeing your beautiful creations!


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Jen F December 18, 2019 - 9:24 am

Such talent! Amazing designs –

Debbie Minter December 18, 2019 - 9:27 am

Love all the new ideas and colors!

Heidi Rees December 18, 2019 - 9:53 am

What incredible projects that were created this year! I can’t wait to see what next year will bring!

Sheila Bacon December 18, 2019 - 10:17 am

Wow! What eye-catching, colorful layouts! The flowers really make the photographs pop! Kudos to the talent!

Jenny N December 18, 2019 - 10:38 am

These are all fantastic designs created by amazing artists.

Catherine L December 18, 2019 - 10:53 am

So many beautiful layouts! I’m inspired to make more next year – assuming I can find the free time! Thank you to all the designers for your amazing talent.

Sharon Brand December 18, 2019 - 11:39 am

These are super layouts and a
great source of inspiration!

Maryann December 18, 2019 - 12:01 pm

Beautiful work on cards and scrapbooking! I must look into acquiring some Altenew stamps!

Betty December 18, 2019 - 12:01 pm

so fun to see all these amazing layout!

Karen December 18, 2019 - 12:17 pm

Wow!! Stunning with the flowers on the pages. Great job!

Karen F. December 18, 2019 - 12:50 pm

I’m amazed at how much scrapbooking has evolved over the years. Your blog is filled with beautiful inspiration. Happy New Year!

becky eberts December 18, 2019 - 12:51 pm

Always such beautiful ideas and products.

LiCous December 18, 2019 - 12:52 pm

I wish that my scrapbooking was at the caliber of some of these pages! Simply beautiful.

Sharon Gullikson December 18, 2019 - 1:02 pm

The falling flowers are so so so pretty!

Bonnie Eng December 18, 2019 - 1:31 pm

When I see all those gorgeous floral layouts, I am overwhelmed by the idea that Altenew released all that and more in just one year! Incredible! Inspiring too!

Carol Daigle December 18, 2019 - 1:41 pm

I always love looking at the designs. Great inspiration.

Darlene December 18, 2019 - 2:09 pm

Love Altenew floral stamp sets and watercolor paints. Thank you Altenew… have the best.

Susan McRae December 18, 2019 - 2:33 pm

Wow, what amazing and colorful layouts! Love seeing all your faves!

Heather Nelson December 18, 2019 - 3:09 pm

Gorgeous layouts and creations! So fun to remember my favorites and see some new ones! THANKS!

Sandra Krale December 18, 2019 - 3:10 pm

This hop was special to me and I like t o see how all the lovely stamp sets that card makers use can easily be used on scrapbook sized pages as well and look incomparable and distinctively unique.

Jeanne Beam December 18, 2019 - 3:31 pm

So many gorgeous layouts! I remember seeing a lot of the pages.
Thanks so much for sharing…

Mirella Rogan December 18, 2019 - 3:48 pm

So gorgeous, everything is fantastic – your team is so talented! I always like to see what the creators choose as their best work 🙂

Carol Mc December 18, 2019 - 3:58 pm

So many lovely pages and cards! How can anyone pick a favorite.

Karthikha Uday December 18, 2019 - 4:05 pm

The best time of the year to see all the amazing projects in one place! 🙂 I’m so happy to have shared my creations too in the linkup! 🙂

Helen December 18, 2019 - 4:28 pm

Everything I’ve purchased this year has been wonderful for creating and designing…love how your products work so well for both scrapbooking and card making! There’s always something on my wish list! tfs

Cynthia Baldwin December 18, 2019 - 4:52 pm

Wow! I love year-end reviews because we can see such gorgeous eye candy from the whole year. ?
Thanks, Altenew, for creating wonderful products for your designers to create with!

barbara lassiter December 18, 2019 - 4:56 pm

I’m not into creating layout pages for scrap books, but the ones on this blog are amazing and there are always elements and techniques shown that could be used in card making! 🙂

Jenna Batik December 18, 2019 - 5:14 pm

Such amazing stamps and designs in 2019. Can’t wait to see what 2020 brings from Altenew.

Linda Johnson December 18, 2019 - 5:59 pm

I am overwhelmed by the creativity of these layouts! I have so much to learn!!

Greta H December 18, 2019 - 6:03 pm

If I was a scrapper I’d be casing the work of your wonderful designers!

Linda Ann Hobbs December 18, 2019 - 7:06 pm

Just love the layouts. Mine are never that good but with ideas like these there is hope!

Sheri K December 18, 2019 - 7:27 pm

Thanks for sharing these lovely layouts!

Melissa Friedrich December 18, 2019 - 7:56 pm

So many gorgeous projects, I love the vibrant color combos and thank you for all your inspiration.

Terrie D. December 18, 2019 - 9:02 pm

These projects are gorgeous! I love all the flowers everyone used. 🙂

Rebecca Ednie December 18, 2019 - 9:44 pm

Can’t wait to see the whole hop! Such great cards so far.

Carla Hundley December 18, 2019 - 9:53 pm

Enjoying seeing all the
beautiful cards made
with the wonderful
Carla from Utah

Mel H December 18, 2019 - 10:03 pm

An amazing array of beautiful layouts in the year. Looking forward to more next year!

Sue D December 18, 2019 - 10:12 pm

It was a great year for Altenew. Love these scrapbook pages.

Eva N December 18, 2019 - 10:39 pm

Lovely, inspiring layouts. The colors and designs remind me how easy it is to make artistic creations with my Altenew sets.

Jade December 19, 2019 - 12:59 am

What an amazing and joyous year. So many ideas and incredible creativity. Thank you.

Kailash December 19, 2019 - 2:07 am

So many amazing designs and inspiring ideas!

Melissa Leftrick December 19, 2019 - 6:05 am

So much beauty and talent! ?

Anastasia M. December 19, 2019 - 7:17 am

Wow, such beautiful projects! and so many ways to use stamps on LOs.

Cynthia Cole December 19, 2019 - 7:53 am

So many lovely projects for the year in review!

Angela R December 19, 2019 - 8:51 am

Great ideas!

Gizala Ali December 19, 2019 - 8:59 am

Looking forward to more inspiration in 2020!

Dawn Skene December 19, 2019 - 9:05 am

Such beautiful layouts! Looking forward to many more in 2020!

Kimberly Lesko December 19, 2019 - 9:26 am

So much inspiration here! Thanks for always sharing!

Lagene December 19, 2019 - 10:48 am

OH my goodness, such beautiful layouts, it was a very good year!

Christine Kiehl December 19, 2019 - 11:55 am

SO MANY Beautiful layouts in one place! Jackpot!! Love the shares from 2019 and am looking forward to whats to come in 2020!

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