Altenew 8th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 3 + Giveaway (over $2,000 in Total Prizes)

Yay! We are celebrating Altenew’s 8th Anniversary and you are invited to join this BIG PARTY with so many chances to WIN!

And if you are hopping along you should have arrived here from TERRI’s Blog! Happy Birthday Altenew!

Here are some of my recent most favourite cards! Let me know below which one is your fave?

I have videos (for 3 of these designs) and you can see them right here
1. Smile
2. Mother’s Love (blog post)
3. Happy Birthday
4. With Sympathy

Giveaway Prizes
Over $2,000 in total prizes! Altenew is giving away a $80 Gift Certificate to 5 lucky winners and one Altenew Academy Online Class($8.95 value) to 15 lucky winners. There are also 26 awesome companies/crafty friends who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:

Be sure to leave comments by 4/15/2022 for a chance to win one of 50 prizes! To make the hop more exciting, start your comment with “Hi from (city or country where you’re from)!” 50 winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog on 4/21/2022.

Let’s Hop!
Altenew Blog
Jennifer McGuire
Terri Koszler
Therese Calvird
Michelle’s Cards & Stamps
Emily Midgett
Michelle Short
Butterfly Reflections, Ink.
Dana Joy
Teresa Litchfield
Carol Hintermeier
Jean Doeringsfeld
Joy Baldwin
Linda Westfall
Yasmin Diaz
Katrina Howe

From here you are hopping along to MICHELLE’S CARDS & STAMPS! If you missed the beginning you can start right HERE. Hope you are having fun! Crafty hugs,

245 thoughts on “Altenew 8th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 3 + Giveaway (over $2,000 in Total Prizes)

  1. Beautiful cards and I especially like the sympathy card. Your creativity is always inspiring!

    1. Hi I’m Dawn Collins from Cortes Island, BC, Canada. Happy Birthday Altenew, I love your stuff. The Mother’s Day card is spectacular. Thank you for all your hard work.

  2. Therese, every card you create becomes a favorite – these four are so lovely! But a Mother’s love is my most favorite today! It’s been 26 years since I lost mine but still feel her love all the time -especially when getting my craft on!

  3. 👋 Hello from Ohio! Thank you for sharing your favorites Therese, I love all your designs, you are so talented and I appreciate all your videos! Thanks for the inspiration and all that you share!

  4. Hi from Illinois! Love all four cards, Therese, but especially the one using the Daisies EF and the sympathy card. I tend to go softer colors for sympathy, but this one is just beautiful!!

  5. Hi from Rochester, NY…Altenew’s neighbor to the east on I-90! How can I possibly choose just one??? Each one is so gorgeous!!

  6. It’s TOO hard to pick a favorite! Your cards NEVER disappoint and ALWAYS inspire. They’re gorgeous!!! If I had to pick one I’d choose the birthday card – #3

  7. Hi from South Carolina! My favorite card is the Mother’s love! Thanks for the inspiration.

  8. Love your cards Therese! I am new to card making and l learned a lot from your videos. Thank you

  9. Your four cards today are just stunning! I didn’t realize you’ve been on the team for so long good for you and for them because you make amazing creations!

  10. Hi from TN! Beautiful cards! “With Sympathy” is my favorite! Love the simplicity!

  11. Hi from MN!
    It’s so hard to pick a favorite , but I really love the card with the colorful daisies.
    Thanks for referencing your tutorials so we can watch how you created your cards.

  12. Hi from Lake Worth Florida, Awesome give away from and awesome company! Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew! My favorite is the smile card!! love the colors.

  13. Hi from Calgary, AB! It’s never disappointing seeing your inspiration! The sympathy card is so beautiful.

  14. Hello from Virginia USA and Congrats to Altenew on 8 wonderful years! thanks for the inspiration, your cards are stunning, they are all my favorites! lol

  15. Hello from Maryland/DC! Happy anniversary! I love Altenew products! Thanks for great ideas and tools!

  16. Hi from Wilmington, DE! You truly inspire and I love your cards! If I must choose one from these, it will be be the Birthday card, maybe because of the colors! Thank you and Altenew!

  17. Good morning from blustery Sherwood Park, Alberta! It’s impossible to choose a favourite card since they are all so wonderful. Your cards and videos are always so inspiring!

  18. Hello from Sunny Tampa! Happy 8th Anniversary! I love your showcase of cards. The birthday one is my fave 🙂 Thanks to everyone for all the prizes. Cx

  19. Hello from MN where it is blustery, rainy today! Therese, your cards are beautiful! My favorite of the 4 is the “Nothing Like a Mother’s Love” Beautiful coloring!

  20. Hi from Oviedo, Florida! I have been watching you for years….you are so talented! Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew!

  21. Hi from Sidney, MT! I love all your creations Therese! You’ve given me so much inspiration! And congrats to Altenew on 8 great years!

  22. Hi from Florida! Such lovely creations but I love the colors of the “Smile” card.

  23. Hi from Oregon. I grow Coneflowers, so that card speaks to me. Nice coloring.

  24. Hello from Los Angeles! Beautiful cards, especially love that coneflower card. Happy birthday Altenew!

  25. Hello from Arizona!! All of your cards are gorgeous!! But, the colors on the Feathered Lilies really caught my eye!! Thank you for sharing your talents with us!

  26. Hi from IL! Too hard to choose just one card but I love the coloring on both the Smile and Mother’s Love cards the most!

  27. Greetings from New Orleans, Louisiana! Your lilly card sold me on having to purchase this stamp. It’s so beautiful and such an inspiratiopn

  28. Hi from Janesville, WI. Congratulations to Altenew!! Your flowers are so pretty and look so real. Thanks for the chance to win.

  29. Hi From Florida! Love all your cards but especially love the sympathy card. The contrast with the black ink is striking.

  30. Hello from Canada! Such wonderful cards, it is hard to pick a fav! The Happy Birthday is my pick just because I love those colours but they are all super stunning!

  31. Hello from Philadelphia, PA. I really like the embossed happy birthday card. I am obsessed with coloring in the embossing folder images. Thank you.

  32. Hi Therese from 🇨🇦.
    I had to check out your videos and post for all these cards, so stunning! These woodless coloured pencils are nice. Not sure I could make the magic you did when using them but it would be fun trying! 😁😉

  33. So difficult to pick a favorite, Therese. You do such a wonderful job with all the Altenew products.

  34. Hi from Cape Cod! They’re all so beautiful, but I do love that Happy Birthday one!

  35. Hi from Gig Harbor, WA! I love the happy birthday daisies. Your video on using watercolor with the embossing folder was so helpful. I appreciate that you describe your process of what’s in your mind and then how you achieve what you are looking for. Makes me feel like I might be able to do this too! Thanks!

  36. Hello from sunny California! Thanks for sharing these beautiful cards and Happy Anniversary Altenew!

  37. Hi from Cental Florida! Therese, your one of my favorite Altenew designers and I’m always excited to see what you create. My fav of the 4 is #1 – Smile.

  38. Hello from Appleton Wisconsin. I absolutely love Altenew’s floral stamps as they are so realistic. Your cards are beautiful😁

  39. Hi from Townsville NQ
    I love what you create with Altenew products, they are one of my favourite companies. Your videos always inspire me.

  40. Hi Therese, from Holton, Mi. It was your inspiration with that gorgeous daisy embossing folder that made me purchase it. Loved it then and it is so perfect for a birthday card. 😍

  41. Wahoo for Altenew! Kind of rhymes doesn’t it. 🙂 Thanks for the inspiration. Love that turquoise floral card.

  42. Beautiful cards! They are all so gorgeous! Wonderful designs! You are so very talented my crafty friend! I love Altenew! Happy 8 years! Danielle from NC here!

  43. Hi from New Hampshire – USA Lovely. I enjoy watching your YouTube videos and how you reassure us it ‘really easy’. Happy 8 year Anniversary!

  44. Hi from Brookfield, WI – your cards are beautifully designed – thanks for the ideas

  45. Enjoyed so many of your cards over the years. Of these four, I would choose Mother’s Love as my fav. Thanks from western New York State!

  46. Wow this is amazing! I love Altenew, have followed them from the beginning.❣️ Fabulous and very innovative! So grateful for them!💞

  47. Hi from Athens Georgia. Your cards are beautiful 😍 Your Happy birthday card is truly a happy card

  48. Hello from Jefferson City, Missouri. Congratulations on your 8th Anniversary! I just love Altenew’s Flowers!

  49. Hi from the UK 👋 They are all beautiful Therese but especially the Mothers Love. You always come up with such lovely ideas. Thank you for inspiring us, and Happy Birthday Altenew.

  50. Hi from Urbana, IL! I love your cards, but especially I like the Mother’s Day lilies!!

  51. Hello from Washington state. I have always liked watching your videos and these are no exceptions. Beautiful

  52. Love them all but the Smile blue and yellow just pops out and makes me smile here in WA.

  53. They are all so beautiful, but I especially like the sympathy card for its beauty and simplicity.

  54. Hi from New York. Love your Birthday card using an embossing folder and coloring.

  55. Love all your cards and watch all your videos. Thanks for all your ideas and inspiration

  56. Hi Therese, I like the Happy Birthday card. Great give-away from Altenew.
    Rene from OZ x

  57. Oh, Therese, every card you create is so beautiful and you never fail to inspire with some clever technique! Congrats to Altenew and to you for 7 years as a DT member!

  58. Hi from Texas. Love all your beautiful, creative cards. Thanks for sharing your inspiration.

  59. Such pretty cards, Therese! Love your work! Greetings to you from Round Rock, TX!

  60. Hello from Clarence, New York. I love all your card; but if I have to pick a favorite I guess it would be number2. I love those flowers in yellow. Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew.

  61. Hello from Barrie,On/CA
    I loved the silhouette sympathy card it intrigued me so much I had to watch your video right away. So smart!

  62. Hello Therese
    Good morning from Canberra Australia.
    Four beautiful cards but I’m loving card number threes happy birthday vibes.
    Fun fact, many years ago, when I first discovered YouTube. I search for Australian card makers because I just missed the unique Australian accent. Your name popped up an so I watched you prisma colour an altenew floral.
    Needless to say we’ve been crafting friends ever since.

  63. Your coloring is superb. I have watched several of your videos and appreciate the inspiration.

  64. Hi from MA. They all are beautiful, but my favorite is Mother’s Love. The coloring is lovely.

  65. Hi from NH! Happy anniversary to Altenew! Beautiful cards Therese. Love the coloring and pretty designs. I love floral cards. 🙂 Thanks for the inspiration!

  66. Hi from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan! Hi from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan! Your cards are always so gorgeous. I’m especially fond of the flower stamps from Altenew and the layering stencils. And I do plan to trot on over to YT to watch all 4 videos of yours from the 4 cards you’ve made. Thanks for the inspiration.

  67. Hello from Indiana! Thanks for sharing your beautiful Altenew projects and congrats to them on 8 years.

  68. Hi from Indiana! I really like the Mother’s Love card. The sentiment & colors are great!

  69. Such pretty cards. If I had to choose a favorite it would be the Mother’s Love card. Love those colors. Can’t believe that Altenew has been around for 8 years already.

  70. Hi from Ohio! All of your cards are awesome! My favorite is Mother’s Love! Your videos are great too. Love Altenew!!! Thanks for sharing. Party on🎉

  71. These are all so beautiful Therese, I just got some of these in the mail so can’t wait to try.. Stunning cards

  72. Hi from Danville, Virginia, my favorite card is the Mother’s Day card, but all are great.

  73. Thank you for the wonderful examples and the videos so I can see how you did them!

  74. Hello from Houston, I took a class from you about 3 months ago and learned so much, and I have used it to make cards, thank you!

  75. My favorite is the silhouette sympathy card. Such great blending. Thanks for sharing!

  76. Hello from coastal Virginia. I love the lilies, and the black silhouette is stunning.

  77. Therese, you always make beautiful cards, it’s very hard to choose a favorite I’ll go with the Mother’s love card, the colors are stunning and the composition is right on, thanks for always inspiring & sharing with us.

  78. Totally LOVE all your cards Therese. You are so inspiring. Of these four my favourite is Mother’s Love. It’s stunning.

  79. Hello from Alaska! The Happy Birthday card video inspired me to now go play with my daisy embossing folder and try watercoloring it. I love the roses and the daisies- can’t pick a favorite!

  80. I was WOWed by the with sympathy card when you first presented it and I still love it.

  81. Hi from a very windy England in the UK. I just fell in love with your Smile card the moment I saw those beautifully coloured centers on the flowers. I also really like the layout.

  82. Hi from Australia 😊 I just love flowers on cards and your videos show so many ways to create flower cards 💐

  83. Hi from GA… your cards are all great, Smile is my favorite-I love cone flowers.

  84. Hello there from Florida. My fav of the 4 is Mothers Love even though it stings a bit. This will be the first Mother’s day since she passed.

  85. Hi from McConnellburg, Pennsylvania! So excited to celebrate with Altenew and see all the beautiful creations. Wow, what beautiful cards! Your flowers are AMAZING, especially the Lillias so beautiful!

  86. The flowers on your Smile card are fantastic! Congratulations on your 8th anniversary from your hometown, Syracuse, NY!

  87. Hi from California! I love the birthday card! But really, the flowers are beautiful on all the cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

  88. Hi from San Diego, CA! I love your with sympathy silhouette card… so serene and beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

  89. Hi from the Florida Panhandle. All of your cards are gorgeous. My favorite is the Mother’s love card❤️
    Thanks for sharing.

  90. Hello from Washington state! My favorite card of yours is the lily mother card. That lily is unbelievably
    gorgeous and the sentiment is the sweetest.

  91. Great cards! I really love the sympathy card, I know that sounds strange, but I struggle with them and I really like the simplicity of it.

  92. Hi from Australia! Gorgeous cards Therese. I always love to follow your creations and your videos always make it look easy. Thanks so much for sharing. Take care. ! 🙂

  93. Hi from WA. Your cards are so beautiful Therese. I am most drawn to the Happy Birthday card’s colors today.

  94. Hi I’m from Cedar City, Utah! HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, ALTENEW!

    You want us to choose a favorite from those lovely examples? That’s a challenge — they’re all fantastic! But I’m especially drawn to the “mother’s love” card, which is beautifully colored, and the sentiment is so true! But I think the recipients of all of these cards were seriously lucky!

  95. Hello from Northern Kentucky! Oh Therese…those cards are beautiful! You always make such stunning cards and I love watching your videos as you go through the process of creating them!

  96. Hi from Holton, Mi. Therese I am a huge fan of you and Altenew! Your work is fabulous and I follow on Instagram also. Happy 8th to Altenew. I love the birthday card and you inspired me to purchase this daisies folder. Love it and used it for four bday cards already! TFS

  97. Hello from Oklahoma. My favorite is the birthday card. Thanks for sharing your wonderful ideas.

  98. Hi from Hamburg! Absolutely Gorgeous! Love all the cards but my favorite is the Mother’s love card, Your colored it in a beautiful way. Thanks for the inspiration.

  99. The silhouette card is still my favorite– something about the color you’ve chosen for the blended background against the black florals.

  100. Hi, from Wakefield, RI, USA! All of those cards are so beautiful!! I would have to say that the first is my favorite with those beautiful blue and yellow flowers!

  101. Hi from northwest Alabama! Beautiful work! Thanks for sharing AND happy 8th birthday to Altenew!

  102. Hi from GA. I think my favorite is the silhouette sympathy card… so elegant. Thanks for sharing.

  103. Hi from Western Australia. Always enjoy watching your videos Therese, especially with your infectious giggle :). Loved your ‘birthday card,’ it is a favourite of mine, with such pretty colours too. Thank you for sharing.

  104. Hi, I’m from Texas. I truly can’t decide between Smile and Mother’s Love. They are both stunning!
    Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew!

  105. Hi, I’m from Texas. I can’t decide between Mother’s love and Smile. They are both stunning! Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew!

  106. Hi from AZ! Thanks for sharing your great cards—so hard to pick a favorite! I love the colors of the Smile and sympathy card, but the Birthday card’s colors are very bright and happy—but teal blue is my favorite color at the moment.

  107. Hi from NJ! While I love the cheerful birthday card, I would have to say my favorite is the silhouette sympathy card.

  108. Hello from IL. What beautiful cards! I don’t know that I can pick a favorite. I always love flowers and I have recently made some silhouette cards so I am starting to enjoy them as well.

  109. Hello, from New Hampshire. I recently came across one of your videos and I loved it. It is wonderful how natural it is and how it really is ok to make an opps… and fix it. Thank you for your inspiration

    1. hahaha there are always oops’ along the way lol. So glad you joined me here and I hope you stay around to check out some more Cheryl, Welcome!

  110. Hello and happy anniversary to Altenew, from Eugene, Oregon. Beautiful cards! Thanks for the video links.

  111. Hi from Maryland! Always love your work. The sympathy card is my favorite from this group.

  112. Hi from Niagara Falls, Definately love the mother’s love florals and colours the best! Beautiful work!

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