Video : Altenew April 2018 Stamp / Die Release Blog Hop & Giveaway!

It’s time for a simple Gradient Card video in today’s Release post for Altenew!  And if you are hopping along you should have arrived here from the Altenew Scrapbook Blog and with heaps more inspiration still to come, I had better get onto the cards!

Starting with a simply Folksy Floral design,

Altenew - Folksy Florals - Watercolor Dots - Therese Calvird (card) 1 copy

with a Watercolor Dots background stamped in the delicious Aqualicious!

Altenew - Folksy Florals - Watercolor Dots - Therese Calvird (card) 1 copy

These Mega Greetings dominate a card and I added a fun inlay technique using the Gradient Lines Die.

Altenew - Mega Greetings - Strength Blooms - Gradient Stripes - Therese Calvird (card video) 1 copy

And a quick stamp with the Strength Blooms set and a coordinating die made my little flower highlight a cinch!

Altenew - Mega Greetings - Strength Blooms - Gradient Stripes - Therese Calvird (card video) 1 copy

I decided to film the process for this card,
You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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Prizes:
To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Saturday, April 21st for a chance to win. 6 winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 4/22/2018.

Also I will randomly choose a winner from the comments left on this post (only one comment per person) to win a $30 gift certificate to the Altenew online store,  you have until midnight Friday April 20th (AEST) and I will announce the winner here on Saturday April 21st.

Blog Hop Order:
Altenew Card Blog
Erum Tasneem
Kay Miller
May Sukyong Park
Nina-Marie Trapani
Svitlana Shayevich
Lilith Eeckels
Jenn Shurkus
Agnieszka Malyszek
Lydia Evans
Jennifer McGuire
Flora Monika Farkas
Janette Kausen
Sveta Fotinia
Lydia Fiedler
Debby Hughes
Virginia Lu
Laurie Willison
Kymona Tracey
Keeway Tsao
Sandra Dietrich
Gayatri Murali
Vicky Papaioannou
Altenew Scrapbook Blog
Therese Calvird
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Nicole Picadura
Justine Hovey
Reiko Tsuchida
Amber Rain Davis
Enza Gudor
Kelli Cool
Laura Bassen

From here you are hopping along to JESSICA’s fabulous blog, and don’t forget that if you missed anything you can start at the beginning HERE.

Thanks so much for stopping by, I’ve linked all the products below or you can find them here at Altenew.  Have the most wonderful day!

Therese signature 2

Best – Other Supplies:

Classic Crest
Classic Crest
ALT
Lagoon
Lagoon
ALT
Rouge
Rouge
ALT
Foam Sheets
Foam Sheets
SB
Watercolor Dots
Watercolor Dots
ALT
Folksy Florals
Folksy Florals
ALT
Folksy Florals
Folksy Florals
ALT
Embossing Ink
Embossing Ink
ALT | EH
Permanent Black
Permanent Black
ALT | EH
Aqualicious
Aqualicious
ALT | SB | EH
Sweet Dreams
Sweet Dreams
ALT | SB | EH
Pure White
Pure White
ALT | EH
Heat Tool
Heat Tool
EH
Scissors
Scissors
SB | EH
Scor Buddy - Mini Scorpal
Scor Buddy – Mini Scorpal
SB | EH
Mini Blossom
Mini Blossom
ALT
Bigshot
Bigshot
SB | EH
Acrylic Blocks
Acrylic Blocks
ALT
MISTI
MISTI
SB | EH
Guillotine
Guillotine
SB | EH
Paper Trimmer
Paper Trimmer
SB | EH
Painters Tape
Painters Tape
EH
Precision Tip
Precision Tip
SB | EH
Multi Medium Matte
Multi Medium Matte
SB | EH
Foam Squares
Foam Squares
SB | EH
Glue Tape
Glue Tape
ALT

Thanks – Other Supplies:

Classic Crest
Classic Crest
ALT
Foam Sheets
Foam Sheets
SB
Mega Greetings
Mega Greetings
ALT
Strength Blooms
Strength Blooms
ALT
Strength Blooms
Strength Blooms
ALT
Gradient Stripes
Gradient Lines
ALT
Frosty Pink
Frosty Pink
SB
Coral Berry
Coral Berry
ALT | SB | EH
Ruby Red
Ruby Red
ALT | SB | EH
Grapevine
Grapevine
ALT | EH
Frayed Leaf
Frayed Leaf
ALT | EH
Forest Glades
Forest Glades
ALT | EH
Evening Gray
Evening Gray
ALT | EH
Moon Rock
Moon Rock
ALT | EH
Red Cosmos
Red Cosmos
ALT | EH
Green Fields
Green Fields
ALT | EH
Warm Gray
Warm Gray
ALT | SB | EH
Copic Multiliner
Copic Multiliner
EH
Sparkling Clear
Sparkling Clear EH
Tweezers
Tweezers
SB | EH
Scissors
Scissors
SB | EH
Scor Buddy - Mini Scorpal
Scor Buddy – Mini Scorpal
SB | EH
Mini Blossom
Mini Blossom
ALT
Bigshot
Bigshot
SB | EH
Acrylic Blocks
Acrylic Blocks
ALT
MISTI
MISTI
SB | EH
Guillotine
Guillotine
SB | EH
Paper Trimmer
Paper Trimmer
SB | EH
Painters Tape
Painters Tape
EH
Precision Tip
Precision Tip
SB | EH
Multi Medium Matte
Multi Medium Matte
SB | EH
Foam Squares
Foam Squares
SB | EH
Glue Tape
Glue Tape
ALT

178 thoughts on “Video : Altenew April 2018 Stamp / Die Release Blog Hop & Giveaway!

  1. I LOVE big dots, and I cannot lie… those dots, and that ginormous thanks might be my favorites from the release, Therese! aren’t I a cheap date?!! lol Two gorgeous cards, my friend! xx
    =]

  2. I have to watch your video twice because The first time I was distracted, listening to the beautiful birds in the background. Love your cards!

  3. Hi Therese, beautiful cards as always. This is an amazing release and I have a maga shopping list! I really love the Folksy Florals set and the Gradient Lines stamp and die set, but as it’s my birthday this week I’m going to treat myself to 15 items from the release. They are just too good to miss.

  4. Beautiful cards, as usual. The Gradient Stripe die is a wonderful addition to the Altenew lineup and I love the card you made with it!

  5. Really like the large thanks die. At first I thought you put your card through a folder. Then I watched your video. Brilliant!! Great look.

  6. In awe of that gradient stripes die…..who’d have thunk it? I also love how you turned the dots into flowers. So clever!

    1. Hi Harriet, the birds are outside, there are some big trees near us and they love hanging out there and they are especially noisy when it’s been raining. thanks so much for your lovely comments, Hugs, Therese

  7. Two really gorgeous cards, Therese! I LOVE the gradient ‘Thanks’ so much…crossing my fingers and toes to be a winner on this hop!

  8. The birds singing in the background are a special treat and make me think you live in a very special place. 🙂 I love your card and think it is special, as well.

  9. Great idea using the folksy florals with the dots. Turned out to be an awesome card. Love the gradient card almost as much.

  10. Oh my…this card is just lovely, as always. Your use of the gray ombre is just so stunning. Listening to your videos always makes me smile…and the birds singing was just such a treat! Thank you, Therese, for your inspiration and humor! Made my day! : )

  11. Beautiful cards! I love what you did with the watercolored dots. I just love that set! Thank you for the inspiration.

  12. The gradient technique you used is really fun…love the dimension! Your first card is amazing! I love the color mix you used and combined the fun dots with the flowers!

  13. Love the way the big sentiment looks done like this—way cool! And it doesn’t really matter how you start, adding a dimensional Altenew floral bloom makes everything better!!! Thank you. (Love the watercolor dots and folk floral together, too!)

  14. Thank you for these 2 great cards. I watched your video to learn how to recreate your gradient card & can’t wait to give it a try.

  15. Therese, thank you for your fun cards. I really like the in-lay gradient card. That is awesome! The pinkish-red flower makes the card pop and so fun. As always, Thank you for your inspiration!

  16. The gradient die is fabulous and I know I will use it often. Your thanks card is striking. You make the gluing down of the small strips look so easy. What chatty birds you have!

  17. Wonderful, wonderful cards! And you used my favorite grandient stripes. That stamp and die are so versatile. Fabulous products and you made a fabulous video! Thanks

  18. Gorgeous cards and loads of inspiration. Love the colours and love the birds in the background. Sounds really tropical. 💕

  19. Thanks for sharing the video of the inlay technique. Reminders are always good. I’m with you – I love the two-tone look of your Mega Greeting word. The flower was also just the right POP. Lovely! Your first card was also very creative:)

  20. Terrific cards! I love how you pulled from the backgrounds and incorporated them into the focal images – so clever!

  21. I love the ‘gradient thanks’ card. It was wonderful to hear those birds in the background. Your YouTube videos are very inspiring!

  22. Love your ‘folksy floral card Therese. So colourful. Love the ‘squiggly’ inside centres. Super cute and cool colours.
    The die cut on your drop dead gorgeous Thanks card is the bomb. Love how you inked in ombre style. So striking with the partial pops. Beautiful flower and sequins. Another stunning creation.

  23. Two beautiful cards Therese. So my wish list keeps growing…I’ve had to add the Strength Blooms and Watercolour Dots…You’re not helping my bank balance Therese…hahaha. Hugs Ali xx

  24. Before I watched the video I thought you had stamped on corrugated cardboard. Doh! 😊 Love the look of this technique.

  25. Beautiful card. I love how you inserted the word “Thanks” into the gradient stripe die. Thanks for sharing.

  26. Hi Therese, Love the look of the card, and the soft tones of the greys on the thanks and pop of colour on the flower GREAT, TFS, Cheers Anna.

  27. two wonderful cards, Therese – love love the inlaid stripes on the second card – and you are right – just can’t resist buying Altenew stamps!

  28. I LOVE THAT FOLKSY FLORALS CARD!! When I first saw the stamp/ die set, I truly wasn’t that excited, but after seeing this card and a few others using it, I just adore the set. I love the colors you used! Thanks for inspiring and a chance to win!

  29. Both your cards are terrific. However, I a really partial to your “thanks” card. Thank you for sharing your video on how to create it. It was very helpful ].

  30. I love those cards! The bright folksy colors on the first one; the cool technique of lift and black/white on the gradient one. Beautiful. This is my fave Altenew release ever—-I actually want every bit of it!
    Hearing the birds during your video, I first thought they were in my yard. Silly me…it’s in the low 40s and gray here…..the birds are still in hiding!
    Thanks for your inspiration today!

  31. Isn’t this Altenew release wonderful?!? I’m really liking the gradient die and mega words…I see you do too! So pretty….

  32. Beautiful cards as always! I love the Strength Blooms stamp set – such a beautiful flower! Thank you for the inspiration!

  33. Loved watching your video and hearing the birds singing in the background….so tropical! Stunning card design. Your colors were spot on with the gradient grays and the bright flower. Thanks for sharing your creativity and inspiration.

  34. Very clever card. Love the large ‘thanks’. Birds are happy to do, we seem to have thousands of corolla’s at the moment, very raucous!

  35. The watercolor dots will make a great addition to my stamp collection. Loving the beautiful cards made with this stamp set.

  36. Therese, I love your amazing creativity! The way you added flowers to that Watercolor Dot Stamp is such a unique idea! And, that Thanks Gradient Stripe die card is really clever. I can’t wait to watch the video to see how you make it!!

  37. Beautiful cards, love the Mega Thanks with the ombre look and the Lagoon and Rouge color combo for the graphic flowers too. Thanks for another awesome video.

  38. I adore your work! And I always enjoy watching your videos. I’ve learned so much from you. You’re really special!

  39. Love the dimension on your cards, and like the way you used the dies on the first card with the stamping. The thanks card is classic elegance.

  40. Absolutely love the gradient dimension in your card, and listening to the birds in the background of your audio was an added treat!

  41. I just love how you used the negative space of the line die for your thanks card!! It adds SO much interest and subtle beauty to the card I think it is just lovely! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us! 🙂

  42. The thanks card with that beautiful flower is a true masterpiece! I love the color and the technique with the foam . I’m sure I’d never get them all in straight but I sure do appreciate that you can. Thanks for the video.

  43. I love your card making aesthetic. You’re so chill in contrast to your birds. My wishlist just got a lot longer thanks to this new release. TFS!

  44. Love, love, love your cards! And a video complete with bird song? Doesn’t get much better. Thank you for sharing your creativity, Therese.

  45. Wonderful cards!!! I can’t wait to get my hands on some of the wonderful products from this new Altenew release!!!!!

  46. I really like how you positioned the inside of the flowers over the dots on your first project. Great idea. TFS

  47. Your cards are lovely, I am definitely a sucker for the stripes cover die. I also like how you combined the flower die cuts with the Watercolor dots in your first card, fun!

  48. I love the color combination of the first card and how you brought together two great stamp sets!! I really like your creativity with the gradient Thanks!

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