February 2018 Release Blog Hop and Giveaway

by Lilith Eeckels

Welcome to the Altenew February 2018 Release Blog Hop. If you have hopped over from Anna Komenda's blog, then you are right on track. You can always start the hop over on the Altenew Card Blog.

Have you spotted any favorites? I definitely have. I love the Trigonometry set. I LOVE MATH and SHAPES so it is right up my alley. Another favorite is the Wings of Hope set. I can see myself using it for all sorts of projects and I love the softness of the floral designs. I made a layout with the Trigonometry set and a card with the Wings of Hope set.


For my layout, I used the triangles to create a background. I mixed stamped images and dies to add depth and contrast. I kept the bottom free of design so that I could place my title. I used the new crisp ink colors and I really love these new tones.


For the title, I used the Halftone Stars and Blooming Bouquet set and mixed words from both.


You can see how I created the layout in the video below or watch it in HD on YouTube.

My card was really simple. I layered the different stamps from the Wings of Hope set and used the die cuts to cover the different stamped images. I opted to use soft peachy pinks and brown tones. The sentiment comes from the new Crafty Life set. This is THE SET to have for creating cards for crafty friends.



@lilitheeckelsNo blog hop would be complete without PRIZES.

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Wednesday, February 14th, for a chance to win.

Six winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 2/16/2018.

So, what has caught your eye?

Don't forget to hop over to our Design Team and guests' blogs for more inspiration and prizes.

Your next stop is:

Vicky Papaioannou

Full Blog Hop Order

Altenew Card Blog

Jennifer McGuire

Lydia Evans

Enza Gudor

Yana Smakula

Yoonsun Hur

Anna Kossakovskaya

Virginia Lu

Simon Says Stamp Blog

May Sukyong Park

Anna Komenda

Altenew Scrapbook Blog ***YOU ARE HERE***

Vicky Papaioannou ***YOUR NEXT STOP***

Debby Hughes

Justine Hovey

Erum Tasneem

Create & Craft TV Blog

Lilith Eeckels

Dana Gong

Kymona Tracey

Olga Moss

Svitlana Shayevich

Kristina Pokazanieva

Sandra Dietrich

Galina Filippenko

Nicole Picadura

Vicki Finger

Therese Calvird

Reiko Tsuchida

Mindy Baxter

Laura Bassen



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Karen Lai February 13, 2018 - 11:01 am

The layout is so cute and the card is so pretty! *super love it*

Pat Gasko February 13, 2018 - 12:17 pm

Great colors love the designs too.

Paula I February 13, 2018 - 12:29 pm

The colors on this layout are so pretty! Speaking of colors, the inks pads that are released this month, insert smiley face with heart eyes!

Sarah Nelson February 13, 2018 - 3:11 pm

I really like how you used the triangles in your scrapbook layout. The color combination is really cool!

Judie Attard February 13, 2018 - 3:33 pm

Gorgeous creations and beautiful colours <3

Yasmine Omar February 14, 2018 - 10:05 pm

Great release and beautiful projects.

pam February 20, 2018 - 7:54 am

altenew, you never cease to amaze me, every release is as beautiful as the previous, love the new ink colours and all the matching dies for the stamps

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