Altenew 7th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 3

Altenew 7th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 3

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Yippee!! Altenew is celebrating their 7th Anniversary! Why not pull out the noisemakers and have a party? As you know, us crafters like to party by hosting blog hops and giveaways, so let the good times continue on! It’s Day 3 of the celebration! For today’s hop I’m the first stop! That means you should be arriving from the Altenew Blog! If not, you’ll want to stop back there at some point!

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giveaway prizes

Over $1,400 in total prizes! Altenew is giving away a $70 gift certificate to 5 lucky winners and one Altenew Academy class to 15 lucky winners. There are also 19 awesome companies/crafty friends who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:

Be sure to leave comments by 4/18/2021 for a chance to win one of 41 prizes! To make the hop more exciting, start your comment with “Hi from (city or country where you’re from)!” 41 winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs participating over the entire event and will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog on 4/24/2021.

zoomin’ with altenew

As a Design Team member and Altenew Certified Educator, I have the privilege of representing the company and sharing project ideas through all sorts of “classroom” settings. Of course, there’s the frequent live streams on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram, but during the COVID-19 shutdowns, Altenew started offering bi-weekly private virtual workshops via Zoom!

greeting card featuring the sweet friend stamp set from altenew

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Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon for the last year, Altenew Designers, Educators and even Tasnim and Jen have been leading 1-hour workshops with crafters all across the world! If you haven’t signed up for a class yet, you should definitely check it out!

These are the projects I taught in a recent class. This first one features a shaker card made with tulle instead of clear acetate. The second card is a diorama card.

greeting card featuring the sweet friend stamp set from altenew
greeting card featuring the sweet friend stamp set from altenew

share and inspire someone today!

I love that Altenew was able to find a way to connect crafters over the last year. Helping so many people maintain a feeling of connectivity and creativity through the ups and downs of the pandemic has been a wonderful and generous gift!

greeting card featuring the sweet friend stamp set from altenew
greeting card featuring the sweet friend stamp set from altenew

Thank You!

Time is precious and I’m truly grateful that you chose to spend a few minutes of your day here!
I would love to connect with you on Instagram, YouTube, and Pinterest where we have the opportunity to share and interact even more!


Time to hop along!

Be sure to hop over to the lovely & talented Dana Joy for more amazing inspiration. And don’t forget to leave comments along the way to enter all the giveaways!

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250 thoughts on “Altenew 7th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 3”

  1. Hello from Indiana. You do some beautiful work and paired with Altenew’s gorgeous stamps, you create perfectly. Happy 7th Birthday Altenew.

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  2. Love the frames on the cards. Really neat way you created the shaker card!!! I always enjoy reading your Altenew blog posts.

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  3. Your cards are lovely! I would have not thought of putting navy, copper(?) & peach together but it sure works wonderfully. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  4. Greetings from the Lilac Capital, Rochester, NY, USA!! I’m always so inspired by the wonderful projects that you share!! You make it all looks so easy when I know that a lot of time, thought, and love go into each one!!

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  5. Hi from Pennsylvania, cards are beautiful! The use of tulle for window is great idea. Thanks for sharing. Happy Anniversary Altenew!

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  6. Hello from Texas. I remember seeing your shaker card and it prompted me to purchase the Sweet Friend stamp set. It’s one of my favorites. Thank you for the inspiration and sharing your creative talent.

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  7. Hi from Indianapolis, Indiana! Your cards are so very pretty. I love shaker cards and the tulle is such a pretty touch.

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  8. Hello from Washington state. So pretty and fun to use a lovely frame to focus on flowers or other images (would be great for a scrapbook page).

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  9. Hello from BC Canada! Beautiful cards! I have never made a shaker card (it’s on the list) but I love the idea of using tulle which is something I have! Thank you for the inspiration 🙂

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  10. Hello, from Pennsylvania. Love the bit of netting on the 1st card. Thank you for sharing your talent with us.

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  11. Hi from Buffalo, NY! I love your cards and especially enjoy the idea of using tulle instead of acetate for the shaker part. Who knew?

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  12. Hi from the Texas Gulf coast. Love your cards; especially intrigued by the novel use of tulle instead of acetate for that shaker card! Thank you for sharing!

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  13. cute..I have done tulle shakers and never thought of having the tulle outside of the shaker…that is a great idea…

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  14. Hello, from Sacramento, California. Creative as always. Liked both cards. Best wishes to Altenew for continued success. We love your projects and products.

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  15. Hello from Visalia California!! I love the combination of navy blue and peach!! So pretty! Thank You for the inspiration!

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  16. Hi, from Millstadt, IL
    Love the idea of the tulle instead of the acetate. Would be good for a wedding – tie in to the veil. Wonderful cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  17. Hello from Oregon! I watched your class on using tulle instead of acetate. So clever. I love your cards. Thank you.

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  18. Hello from Upstate New York. Your cards are beautiful. I love the color combinations and your use of tulle on the shaker card, so pretty.

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  19. Oh the little mesh in the background and the one card is so perfect. That’s a great idea. Thanks for your inspiration thanks for your cards.

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  20. Hej (Hi) from Denmark!
    I love, love your cards! Crafting is still new for me, so every inspiration is a great help. Wish one day, I could be able to make cards like yours. ♥️

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  21. Hi from California!
    I love your shaker card with the delicate tulle. Pretty frames for your cards, and the flowers are beautiful!

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  22. Hi from Los Angeles, your cards are beautiful. Thank you for sharing. I like the frame and you have given me ideas to play with.

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  23. Hi from Nebraska! I love the idea of using netting instead of acetate for a shaker card. It gives a very feminine touch to the card which is extra special

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  24. Hi from Mississippi, I love your cards. So thankful for your Live presentations during the last year. Having beautiful products to work with has to make teaching as fun as the learning is for your followers. Thank you Nicole and Altenew for making a rough year+ feel not so rough.

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  25. Hello from Ontario, Canada
    That was a good idea to use tulle for the shaker card instead of the traditional acetate. Think outside the box and try different things. Both cards are nice.

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  26. I have just loved the one hour workshops.
    These two cards turned out beautifully in any on the Paper Pack patterns.

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  27. Hi from Arlington, VA! Beautiful cards! I am especially loving that drama card, the tulle is a perfect accent!

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  28. Hi from Pennsylvania. Both your cards are beautiful. I love your idea of using tulle instead of acetate for your shaker card! It adds a ton of extra interest.

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  29. Hello from southern Indiana, USA. Beautiful cards!! Thanks to Altenew and the design team for bringing wonderful products and amazing inspiration to the stamping community. Looking forward to many more years of the same. ❤

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  30. Hi from northern Canada. My name is Sara-Lynne and I am a first time blog hopper and began because I saw your name. I love your creativity style and have taken an Altenew academy class with you. I too have recently liked the look of tulle vs acetate and it adds so much elegance to the card. Thanks for sharing.

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  31. Hi from Waukesha, Wisconsin! I love all of the sweet projects I am seeing. Altenew is also one of my favorite companies for sweet images! Thanks for the opportunity to win some awesome prizes

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  32. Hi from Gold Hill, North Carolina! Love the use of the frame in two different ways. Both beautiful cards but very different!

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  33. Hello from Toronto, Canada. I love your layouts and techniques. Thank you for your videos, tips and inspiration.

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  34. Greetings from Florida, I love the color palette you used in these projects somewhat different but still very classic & elegant.

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  35. Hello from the nature coast of Florida! Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards. I especially love how you used the tulle instead of acetate. So very clever!

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  36. Hi from Nebraska, US! Thank you for sharing your talents! Lovely cards, and I truly like the idea of tulle instead of acetate; it seems like it would be an easier medium to work with.

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  37. Hi from Myrtle Beach! I am enamored with the netting on the shaker card! I confess you always provide inspiration and a joyful time looking at your art. Thank you and Altenew for making this last year bearable!

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  38. Hi from Perth, Western Australia. Some really interesting techniques, thank you for sharing. Will have to try out the Altenew frame and shaker option too. Great job!

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  39. Hi from Sacramento, CA. Your cards are lovely. I just recently discovered you have loved seeing your design team work. Thanks for sharing your creations!

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  40. Hello from Brisbane, Australia. I really like your Diorama Hello Gorgeous card, Nicole. Such a clever idea. I’ll be giving that one a try ?

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  41. Hello from New Hampshire! Happy Anniversary to Altenew! Fantastic cards Nicole. Love the shaker with the tulle… the background paper is so pretty! The diorama card is lovely. That frame set is awesome! Thank you for the inspirations!

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  42. Hello from Bangladesh Nicole, I love both of your cards, the idea of tulle shakers is amazing, being a pattern lover I love love love the patterned card. Also the white one is very simple and elegant!

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  43. Hello from Germany. Didn’t realize the Zoom sessions were going on. But it doesn’t surprise me. The gals at Altenew certainly have their fingers on the pulse! Lovely cards.

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  44. Hi from Beaver, UT! Congratulations to Altenew on their 7th anniversary! Your cards are beautiful! I like the soft colors! Thanks for sharing!

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  45. Hi from Ohio! I love the color combo and the “”twoffer” design Nicole, your cards look amazing, thanks for the inspiration!

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  46. Hi from Boston! Wow I didn’t know about these classes – these cards you taught are so beautiful! Once my little baby is older, I definitely want to spend more time crafting and taking classes!

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  47. Hi from Lititz, PA! Gorgeous cards, Nicole! Love the frame, and the tulle shaker card is very unique and pretty! Thanks for sharing with us here!

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  48. Hi from Michigan. HAPPY 7TH BIRTHDAY ALTENEW!! I remember the first time I saw using tulling in a shaker and loved it! I have used that a couple of times with great results. Love your inspiration!

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  49. Hello from Maryland! Great cards. I love this sweet frame but wouldn’t have thought to use it to make this type of shaker. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  50. Hi from San Francisco, California! Happy 7th Anniversary! Thank you so much for sharing your art however your photos would not upload on my IPAD. I have you saved so I can comeback and checkout your blog.

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