Friday, June 04, 2021

Altenew Adventures Ahead Stamps/Dies/Stencils/More Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway


Welcome to the Altenew Adventures Ahead Stamps/Dies/Stencils/More Collection Release Blog Hop and Giveaway!  You should be coming from the blog of the talented Reiko Tsuchida.  As with all of Altenew's releases, lots of inspiration and giveaways, details below!

I found inspiration with all of the products, and I think one of my top favorites are the Polka Dot Buds Layering Stencil and the Spectacular Adventures Stamp and Die.  For this first project, I used the stencil in a different way than intended with a bokeh, ombre background look.  I used the Spectacular Adventures die with the new Evening Skyline Washi, then used the stamp set for the sentiment. 

The next card, I used the same products, but used the stencil as intended, then used the Spectacular Adventures Stamp to create a vintage looking background while also sponging areas of the background with black ink.  To continue the vintage look, I tore pattern paper from the new Dreamy Sunset 6x6 Paper Pack.  

I used a pale great for stamping the image and the same blue ink from the background for the center to layer over the sunglasses.  I used the coordinating die to cut it out and a piece of foam to give my shades some dimension.

I love cards, but I can always find ways to use Altenew products with scrapbooking.  This is a project I started awhile back with Altenew's Scrapbooking collections for all of the years my daughter has been in ballet.  For this project I used Stellar Layering Stamp Set, Stellar Die Set, Stellar Background Stencil, Rainbow Blots 6x6 Paper Pack, Color Bands Die Set, and Mountain Builder Die Set.

I first cut out several pieces using the Color Bands Die Set with the Rainbow Blots 6x6 Paper Pack.  I layered these over trimmed down squares, and a stamped planet/circle using coordinating die on a couple of the squares.  I used the planned with the rings and coordinating die to create the gorgeous Saturn to connect my grid together and create balance.  I finished with a sentiment from the stamp set, and a few more stamped and die cut pieces along the edges.

The right side, I created a pocket!  I was playing with the new Montain Builder Die Set to see how I would want to layer pieces, and discovered I really liked the long mountain edge dies to create a pocket.  After cutting and trimming it, I just sewed it to a cardstock background, lined the inside with more of the Rainbow Blots 6x6 Paper back, then filled with my photos.  For the outside of the pocket, I used the Stellar Background Stencil, Color Bands Die Set, and a sentiment from the stamp.  The chipboard letters are from the Altenew Wildflower collection.

Another stamp, stencil, and die set perfect for scrapbooking is Let's Go.  I used a combination of the stencil with the stamping to create my image on the vellum piece on the left.

The coordinating die comes with two different circles, on that will cut around the circle, and another that cuts around an gives you this border piece to layer over it.  I used just that piece for my stenciled and stamped image and then for a bold look stamped the sentiment in black in.  For the bottom I used the Dreamy Sunset 6x6 paper pack and the Mountain Builder Die Set to create my layers and added all of this directly to my large photo.  FYI:  the bottom of the vellum, I used another mountain edge die from the builder set.

I decided to offset my circled photos to continue with the circle design, die cutting, stamping and stenciling on the right.  Once placed, I added my journaling, then adhered into place.

Now for the details of the inspiration and giveaways:

Altenew is running THREE ways to get a FREEBIE to kickstart your creativity! Free gift will be added to cart automatically. 

  • Get a FREE brand new Adventures Ahead Release Inspiration Guide (worth $5.99) with every order of high-value Exotic Garden release bundles. Shop HERE! *Exclusions apply.

  • Get a FREE brand new Creative Jump Start Class with every order from the new Adventures Ahead release collection from 6/04/2021 through 6/10/2021. Shop HERE

  • Get a FREE brand new Adventures Ahead Release Mini Inspiration Guide with every order from 06/04/2021 through 06/06/2021. Shop HERE!

 And there are more giveaways...$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 06/09/2021 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 06/11/2021.

Good Luck with the giveaways, enjoy the freebies, and hope you find insiriatoin as I have with this new release. Here's the full blog hop list for more beautiful projects! Your next stop from my blog is the talented Mindy Eggen.

Altenew Blog

Terri Koszler

Erum Tasneem

Jenny Colacicco

Norine Borys

Vicky Papaioannou

Jaycee Gaspar


Amber Rain Davis

Erin Thompson

Tenia Nelson

Natasha Davies

Bridget Casey

Karen Brown

Laurie Willison

Kelly Griglione

Agnieszka Małyszek


Lilith Eeckels

Maryam Perez

Carol Hintermeier

Therese Calvird

Amanda Baldwin

Verity Biddlecombe

Emily Midgett

Raquel Bowman

Sande Woodson

Nicole Watt

Anna Mahtani

Virginia Lu

Sandhya Iyer

Michelle Short

Nathalie DeSousa

Keren Baker

Reiko Tsuchida

Patricia Roebuck

Mindy Eggen

Kymona Tracey

Laura Bassen

Tania Ahmed

Zinia Redo

Vicki Finger

Joylita Dsouza

Preeti Chandran

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  1. Such fun pages and cards. Awesome!

  2. Fantastic cards and fabulous pages!!! Amazing layouts, very impressive!!!

  3. I looked at that first card and thought "This is a great guy card." Then for a split second I thought those background flowers where boobs...Yep definitely a guy card.

  4. It's always nice to see how many different ways new sets can be used, so your pages and card are really helpful (and fun)!

  5. I really like your cards with the glasses scenes. NICE COLORS

  6. So many cool projects I can't pick a favorite. Thanks for all the inspiration.

  7. The sunglasses are my favorite and I LOVE your pages!

  8. Great work. I love how you have combined different sets.

  9. Beautiful projects as always, love the new release and particularly the Let’s Go and Seas the Day ones, they are gorgeous!

  10. Lovely cards and Memory Layouts!

  11. Great projects, wonderful designs!!

  12. Great ideas for the glasses. I like the layers for the second card.

  13. wow you really have show cased these new products beautifully - thanks for sharing

  14. Your projects are amazing. I love those cards using the Spectacular Adventures set, one of my favoites from this fantastic release.

  15. These are great and so darn creative. I can't even imagine creating journal pages like these and the cards are lovely as well. Thanks for all the inspiration.

  16. Wow, wow, WOW! I am wondering if the Altenew designers are baseball fans? They sure have knocked it out of the park with this release!

  17. You are inspiring and very creative. Those glasses with the Washi tape are an inspired idea. Lovely, charming and disarming!

  18. Very cool projects! I love your layouts!

  19. Awesome projects! I love the glasses and the Polka Dot Buds stencil!

  20. Awesome projects, love the bokeh look on that first card!!

  21. Patricia, I love all your projects! These are so cool.

  22. All such beautiful projects! I love how you used the Polka Buds stencil...such an unexpected way!

  23. Wow!!! Such talent ❤️


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