Build-A-Flower Gardenia Release + Giveaway

by Lydia Evans

Hello everyone and welcome to our 9th special Build-A-Flower Release- this month we have the gorgeous Build-A-Flower Gardenia! We are excited that every month we will have a special release of a new Build-A-Flower Set– so make sure to look out for these beauties they are sure to make an incredible collection!

Each of these special releases will comprise of a 6×8 stamp set and a coordinating die so you can easily create your projects. Therefore this will only be available as a set, and not individual products.

Build-A-Flower Gardenia

Gardenias are known for their sweet fragrance and handsome foliage. In this set this large bloom has four layers including an outline layer. You may stamp all the layers to get a beautiful realistic look, or color the outline image with you favorite coloring medium. Also included in this set are a 3-layer cluster of leaves, an inspirational quote and an endearing sentiment.

So some of our talented design team members have created some stunning projects to spark your creativity using the new Build-A-Flower Gardenia Set. We hope you love what they have come up with:


Make sure to visit designers’ blogs for more details and leave them some love. We cannot wait to see what you create with our Build-A-Flower Gardenia.


So to celebrate this special release, we are giving away a $30 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment here on the Altenew blog for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on Wednesday, November 22nd.

Also for a further chance to win please check out what some of the card design team did with this set on the Altenew Card Blog.


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Clara K November 13, 2017 - 3:23 pm

Lovely layout especially the bold contrast of black and white photos with soft pastel backgrounds. Really makes the photos centre focus but still appreciate the beautiful stamped design!

Di Brown November 13, 2017 - 3:33 pm

Beautiful layout, love the softness of the blue and pink and the sharp contrast of the black and white photo, it is a really lovely watercolour

Linda Edwards November 13, 2017 - 3:33 pm

Lovely inspiration! Your layering sets make it so easy to get a “Wow” look. Thanks for the chance to win!

Dee Johnson November 13, 2017 - 3:38 pm

So lovely! I really love the pinks and blues!

Rose Mary Smalley November 13, 2017 - 3:42 pm

A perfect layout for such a sweet photograph….I love the new stamp set….thank you so much for sharing…Happy Holidays!!!

Stefanie White November 13, 2017 - 3:42 pm

Great layout, love the colors you chose!!

Kelly Santi November 13, 2017 - 3:50 pm

Beautiful scrapbook layouts and a beautiful message that the gardenia and sentiment stamps at beholds! This one really steals my heart ! Just gorgeous <3 thanks for sharing!

Kirsty Vittetoe November 13, 2017 - 4:03 pm

Wow! This is just brilliant! And beautiful!

Carla Hundley November 13, 2017 - 4:04 pm

Gorgeous flower stamp
and the cards are so
Carla from Utah

Christine November 13, 2017 - 4:27 pm

Beautiful stamp set. Lovely layout.

Helen November 13, 2017 - 4:29 pm

What a lovely way to use this gardenia flower release for scrapbooking! I’m never disappointed with your build-a-flower sets. They always make flower coloring so easy and the outline die allows for personal coloring technique options.

Shirl November 13, 2017 - 5:29 pm

So beautiful. Your layering sets make me look like an artist, which I am not. Thank you for all your lovely sets! This is one I must get.

Linda M. November 13, 2017 - 5:29 pm

What a beautiful layout! Must add the gardenia set to my wishlist!

Kay November 13, 2017 - 5:32 pm

Love this gardenia stamp set!

Betty November 13, 2017 - 5:34 pm

beautiful layouts with this new floral stamp set – the soft pink and aqua are so pretty with the black and white photos

Mary Lee November 13, 2017 - 5:35 pm

Love the layout using the gardenias.

MandaLJ November 13, 2017 - 5:48 pm

I love how you’ve used the Gardenia for your beautiful layout! The colours are just lovely!

Amy England November 13, 2017 - 6:05 pm

Love love love this layout!! And also the gorgeous stamp set!

Iris M Soscia November 13, 2017 - 6:18 pm

Gorgeous set and great layout.

Janet Ingraham November 13, 2017 - 7:09 pm

Stunning new set. Was hoping for gardenia and POP!

Cynthia D November 13, 2017 - 7:14 pm

It’s a beautiful flower, but care has also been taken to design those pretty leaves.

Delia Crooks November 13, 2017 - 7:51 pm

Love, love, love this set! The scrapbook layout is just gorgeous!

Otilia November 13, 2017 - 8:36 pm

Love the layering and the colors

Marjorie Dumontier November 13, 2017 - 8:54 pm

Terhi made a really gorgeous layout with this great set !

Laurie Page November 13, 2017 - 9:01 pm

Wow. Lovely layout. Darling little one.

Kathy A Shuffler November 13, 2017 - 9:02 pm

I love these Gardenia’s. I also love the fact that they have dies with them.

TracyM #6773 November 13, 2017 - 9:16 pm

The colours and gardenias frame the beautiful B&W photos perfectly – LOVE IT ALL!
… feeling SO INSPIRED that I can almost smell the flowers from here 🙂

Marie Worthing November 13, 2017 - 9:28 pm

A lovely page with great inspiration on using stamps on layouts 🙂

shartl November 13, 2017 - 9:56 pm

You designers show us that a stamp and die can look beautiful on either a card or a layout. I love the soft colors used that don’t overpower the photos.

Barb MacAskill November 13, 2017 - 10:07 pm

I love all of the Build-A-Flower sets! Each month I eagerly await its release! This is another beautiful flower set and I cannot wait for mine to arrive! TFS!

Karen Daniels November 13, 2017 - 10:30 pm

So beautiful! I love what the design has created with this stunning stamp set.

Joan K November 13, 2017 - 10:59 pm

Beautiful colors on the layout! And the flowers are gorgeous of course – goes without saying.

Rebecca Ednie November 13, 2017 - 11:52 pm

Wow! So pretty and I love the page!

Jennifer Essad November 14, 2017 - 12:01 am

My parents grow the most beautiful and fragrant Gardenia’s – thank you so much for this opportunity, I love to create with Flowers

Rosemary D November 14, 2017 - 12:27 am

oh my goodness… the layout it absolutely gorgeous!! love this new stamp and die set!!

Tammy Whitley November 14, 2017 - 12:29 am

I adore gardenias, and I can’t wait to see what everyone has done with them. This layout is lovely with the pinks and blues, very unusual and very pretty!!!

Kathy Ferguson November 14, 2017 - 1:12 am

Your gardenia background is stunning and the child is precious! Thanks for sharing!

karenladd November 14, 2017 - 2:59 am

Your layered floral stamps are always so beautiful and look especially wonderful on this layout. Love the pale pinks and blues!

Lara Degasperi November 14, 2017 - 3:17 am

A fantastic layout that you could do over and over with different colour combinations. Inspirational.

Sindhu November 14, 2017 - 4:05 am

Beautiful layout…the color combination is so nice…

Daryl Wong Chok Lun November 14, 2017 - 4:20 am

Absolutely love the colours! You did great!

Tammy Davis November 14, 2017 - 8:35 am

What a beautiful page! Love this stamp set!

Becca Yahrling November 14, 2017 - 8:42 am

The gardenia is my very favorite flower. The fragrance is heaven! Gorgeous layout.

Jen P November 14, 2017 - 10:46 am

Beautiful! Love this stamp on a layout! Such a fun way to frame the pictures!

Jackie Price November 14, 2017 - 12:02 pm

Wow, what a gorgeous layout!! The black and white photos just grab your attention against the soft shades of the flowers. The cascading flowers frame the photos perfectly. And such an adorable little girl too. She’s a little doll!!

Leanne S November 14, 2017 - 2:08 pm

Absolutely beautiful!

Laraine Randall November 14, 2017 - 7:19 pm

Such a pretty stamp set! Love all the build a flower sets!

Gilda (McStamper) November 14, 2017 - 7:25 pm

One of my favorite flowers. Love the beautiful layout.

Diana Stocksdale November 14, 2017 - 7:52 pm

I was so thrilled to see you release a Gardenia. It’s such a happy, sweet smelling flower that comes in so many colors that can be created easily with this set. All of the examples are stunning! So excited for this release!!

Christine E November 14, 2017 - 8:29 pm

Wow! Incredibly gorgeous new set! I love what was done with it here. This is probably my favorite build-a-flower release yet and I would love to add this to my stamping collection! Great job, Altenew!!!!!

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