Friday, December 17, 2021

Altenew NEW Year-End Celebration Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in total prizes)

Hello everyone, Juhi here, welcome to my stop at the Altenew NEW Year-End Celebration Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in total prizes)! I am the last stop in the hop, you should be arriving here from the very talented Rebecca Sogn blog. If you get lost, you can go back to the Altenew Card Blog and start from there or check the list of Designers in the hop listed down. 

I am beyond excited and honored to be a part of Altenew's latest release.


Altenew NEW Year-End Celebration Collection Die Collection

I do not consider myself to be much of a die person, but this release has me converted! Working with the dies was pure joy. I created cards with no stamping on them, which, if you know me, is something that rarely happens!


Gold Band Lily Card

For my first card, I used the Gold Band Lily Die-set to create a Hachi Lily. I die cut the layers with watercolor cardstock and colored in the layers with a mix of watercolor and watercolor markers. I added a Nesting Slim labels die cut to ground the lily. I find the Nesting Slim labels die to be extremely versatile, especially for the floral cards that I like to create. The sentiment is a die cut from the Mega Stamp Frames Die Set. To finish my card I mounted the flower panel onto an ombre watercolored background that I created with the Altenew 24 pan artist watercolor pan set.





Fancy Yay Card

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My second card features the Fancy Yay Die and the Decorative Tags Die Sets from the new release. I used the inlaid die-cutting technique to create the watercolored rose on the tag. Watercoloring is my favorite card-making technique and I tend to use it in every card that I create, this one is no different. I diecut a watercolor background that I was not very happy about with the Altenew Gradient Stripe Die and used the negatives from the die-cut to create the background for my card.  I finished the card by added the gorgeous 'Yay' diecut with gold shimmer cardstock.





Love Daisies - Express Hugs Card

My final card features the Love Daisies and the Mega Stamp Frames Dies from the new release.  The daisies were a lot of fun to put together,  I used some bright and happy colors to create some happy blooms. As with the previous 2 cards, I die-cut the flower layers with watercolor cardstock and colored in the layers with watercolor/watercolor markers. I used the Mega Stamp Frames Die cuts to frame the flowers. I really like how fun and happy this card turned out and I hope it brightens someone's day as it did mine!





Giveaway Prizes

$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 12/23/2021 for a chance to win. 
Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 12/25/2021.

Get a FREE brand new Year-End Celebration Mini Inspiration Guide with every order from 12/17/2021 through 12/19/2021. Shop HERE!

Get a FREE brand new Year-End Celebration Stamp & Die Release Inspiration Guide (worth $5.99) with every order of high-value Year-End Celebration Bundles. Shop HERE! *Exclusions apply.

Thank You

Thank you so much for stopping by today. Up next is the super talented Rebecca Sogn‘s blog!
Also, here’s a full list of all the talented artists participating in this hop –

Altenew Blog

Jennifer McGuire

Vicky Papaioannou

Jaycee Gaspar

Kari VanNoy

Jenny Colacicco

Yasmin Diaz

Nathalie DeSousa

Kelly Griglione

Norine Borys

Erin Thompson

Terri Koszler

Natasha Davies

Tenia Nelson

Dana Joy

Emily Midgett

Fiona Duff

Virginia Lu

LauraJane

Laurie Willison

Teri Wilson

Maryam Perez

Reiko Tsuchida

Teresa Litchfield

Agnieszka Małyszek

Annemarie Caister

Pam Boedeker

Rebecca Sogn

Juhi Khanna


27 comments:

  1. Love the lily card, great choice of colour and the lily looks so real.

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  2. Lovely cards! Really like the "yay" card.

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  3. Gorgeous cards! I LOVE all the pINK!

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  4. Your use of watercolor is inspiring. Beautiful cards!

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  5. Such beautiful cards! Love all the amazing colors…

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  6. Pretty, pretty! Love the pretty pink cards- fabulous flowers!

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  7. Oh Juhi, your cards are so beautiful. I love the ombre look of the lily card, but all are spectacular.

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  8. such beautiful tags and cards ,love the double layer frames!!

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  9. Thank you for the tag idea. I'm wanting to branch out and you have inspired me to use more tags. Welcome to the U.S.!

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  10. Beautiful cards. Great tip to use strips of varied width to create a background.

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  11. Very pretty cards. Love the color combination you picked for those daisies.

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  12. oooh fabulous cards - love the hot pink colors on the first card

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  13. Very Pretty cards Juhi, I love the colors & your compositions. Thanks for sharing with us! Happy Holidays!

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  14. Very nice cards. Watercoloring really stand out on the die cuts

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  15. Gorgeous cards! Thanks for sharing your talent and inspiring us. Happy Christmas and Joyous New Year to you and yours.

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  16. Lovely cards and so bright and cheery. Love love the daisy dies and your card is pretty. Thanks for sharing.

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  17. Love how you colored the layering daisy dies, so pretty, thx.

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  18. Your cards are so beautiful! I especially loved your lilies!

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  19. that daisies card is absolutely gorgeous!!! the colors are amazing.

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  20. Your lily looks so real, it has great dimension ! Wonderful card designs, simple, clean yet beautiful!

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  21. Pretty cards! Thanks for sharing.

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  22. Vicki B

    You have showcased the dies in this release really well. I often get stuck creating layered die cuts because I think I need lots of shades of each color to build them. I really like the idea of die cutting all the components from watercolor paper and quickly coloring each layer. I don't need to worry about going outside the lines and I can create a lot of shades of each color. Great idea!

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  23. I say "Yay!" to your Fancy Yay card. So pretty and the daisy card design too.

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  24. Great project shares. Nice combination of elements.

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