Build-A-Flower: Japanese Mum Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

by Altenew

Hello everyone and welcome to our special Build-A-Flower Release Blog Hop! If you are hopping along from Kelly Griglione‘s blog, then you are right on track! We encourage you to start the hop on the Altenew Card Blog.

This month, we are introducing the gorgeous Build-A-Flower: Japanese Mum!

It is such a delight to bring you a special release of a new Build-A-Flower Set every month so make sure to look out for these beauties for they are a definite must-have!

We know you are dying to take a closer look at the new Build-A-Flower: Japanese Mum set, so here's a quick unboxing video for you! Watch it below or over on YouTube:

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 as individual products.

Build-A-Flower: Japanese Mum

There are many varieties of chrysanthemums, many of which are native to Asia. Also known as “mums,” these flowers hold special significance in Japan. They are a symbol of the Emperor and bloom in many colors. This stamp set includes outlines as well as layering images, so you have many options for stamping and coloring. We can't wait to see how you use this gorgeous set!

Here's how the set layers:

We also have a very special Build-A-Flower: Japanese Mum and Ink Bundle to make it easier for you to start creating beautiful projects. Get the bundle and save 5%!


To celebrate this special release, we are giving away a $30 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment here on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog and/or the Altenew Card Blog for a chance to win. Six winners will be announced (three on the Card Blog and three on the Scrapbook blog) on Saturday, February 9th, 2019.

Blog Hop!

We are celebrating this release with a fun blog hop! Some of our talented design team members and special guest designers have created stunning projects to spark your creativity using the new Build-A-Flower: Japanese Mum. We hope you love what they have come up with! Your next stop is the amazing Laurie Willison!


Altenew Card Blog

Vicky Papaioannou

Virginia Lu

Kristina Pokazanieva

Zinia Redo

Rubeena Ianigro

Patricia Roebuck

Laura Jane

Reiko Tsuchida

Kelly Griglione

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Laurie Willison


Therese Calvird

Gayatri Murali

Emily Midgett

Svitlana Shayevich

There's more – some of our blog hop participants are also giving away a $20 gift certificate to our store! Make sure you check out their blogs for more inspiration and chances of winning!

Have fun hopping along!


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Kailash February 1, 2019 - 9:39 am

Thus stamp is gorgeous, love the layered design!

Claudia A February 1, 2019 - 9:46 am

Love this new build-a-flower set!

Claudia A February 1, 2019 - 9:46 am

Thank you for another great build-a-flower set!

Mary Bidelman February 1, 2019 - 9:53 am

Amazingly BEAUTIFUL! Especially love the provenance associated with the flower!!

Deborah LeMarbre February 1, 2019 - 9:58 am

I absolutely appreciate having a scrapbook blog too as that is my original passion. These dies gorgeous. And the ink colors beautiful. Thank you for the inspiration.

Kelsey Thomas February 1, 2019 - 10:14 am

Love the new build a flower stamp. 🙂

Tina C February 1, 2019 - 10:19 am

Another beautiful flower set. Can’t wait to get my hands on it.

Debbie Rumpza February 1, 2019 - 10:25 am

Fabulous new set! I love it!

Julie Haedtke February 1, 2019 - 10:46 am

This is one of my favorite, fell in love with it this morning!

Terri (Blindstamper) February 1, 2019 - 10:54 am

That Japanese Mum is gorgeous! I love when you have the option to color the outline stamp or use the layers.

Hannah Jones February 1, 2019 - 10:59 am

I love your stuff! And I love blog hops, too! Thanks for the chance to win!!

Merrie February 1, 2019 - 11:02 am

Such a beautiful BAF set. Love all the ways (and colors) it can be used. Just went to the top of my wish list!

Lee February 1, 2019 - 11:06 am

How gorgeous is this set!!

Cecilia Lewis February 1, 2019 - 11:28 am

Love the details of this Japanese Mum Flower!

Lindar C February 1, 2019 - 11:30 am

Very pretty! I like that the kit includes the dies.

Tracy February 1, 2019 - 11:31 am

Oh I need one now! So pretty and love it in all those colors.

Cynthia Cole February 1, 2019 - 11:59 am

Love this beautiful Japanese Mum set!

Leanne S February 1, 2019 - 12:02 pm

Love this gorgeous flower.
Also, I never see the comments I post here.

Linda K February 1, 2019 - 12:02 pm

LOVE this beautiful set! And the sentiments are awesome! Everyone’s projects are so gorgeous!

Beverly Jordan February 1, 2019 - 12:04 pm

This is a great idea for all of us to have a surprise BAF coming each month! Great inspiration on the blog hop and terrific new program!

Anita in France February 1, 2019 - 12:05 pm

The sense of depth and dimension created with the the layers of this fabulous bloom is just gorgeous … awesome detailing … and you’ve shown us so many beautiful ways to show it off! Anita 🙂

Dee Earnshaw February 1, 2019 - 12:08 pm

This set is just gorgeous – so many ways of creating with it!!

Mafalda Fernandes February 1, 2019 - 12:21 pm

What gorgeous stamps set, love the fine details.

Perky Hobby February 1, 2019 - 12:21 pm

Love this gorgeous new stamp set!! ??? And love how it is versatile to many options of stamping and colouring!

Nancy Wilcox February 1, 2019 - 12:24 pm

Beautifully detailed stamp set.

Cynthia Link February 1, 2019 - 12:26 pm

Beautiful stamp! This is going to make lovely scrapbook pages!

Karthikha Uday February 1, 2019 - 12:32 pm

This is a beautiful fantastic stampset added to the collection! Love all the inspirations along the hop 🙂

Elizabeth B February 1, 2019 - 12:38 pm

Love all the projects I’m seeing on the blog hop using this new set! This will go on my wish list for sure!!

Brenda L. Kuder February 1, 2019 - 12:44 pm

This is a beautiful flower. I love all of the color options.

barbara lassiter February 1, 2019 - 12:59 pm

I’ve loved the beautiful creations thus far from this stamp set. Thanks!

Linda B February 1, 2019 - 1:02 pm

The mums are gorgeous and the derailing makes them pop.

Linda B February 1, 2019 - 1:03 pm

The layering of the mums make them so beautiful.

Brenda Ley February 1, 2019 - 1:05 pm

I love this set! Mums have always been one of my favorite flowers.

AnotherLee February 1, 2019 - 1:06 pm

This is a fabulous stamp in a fabulous series with a fabulous hop to introduce us to the versatility of use and color and approach. There have been misty and vibrant, pinks, yellows, just fabulous.

Mirella Rogan February 1, 2019 - 1:07 pm

Love love love these gorgeous flowers, you guys keep coming up with so many beautiful stamp sets, it’s hard to keep up! 🙂

Mirella Rogan February 1, 2019 - 1:08 pm

I truly love these gorgeous flowers – I am so impressed that you keep coming up with such fab stamp sets!

Cheryl Holmes February 1, 2019 - 1:08 pm

Beautiful new stamp! Can’t wait to get started. Thanks for sharing.

Sherry Lowmaster February 1, 2019 - 1:16 pm

love, love, love this set!! such gorgeous flowers and projects!

Mel H February 1, 2019 - 1:44 pm

I am loving this beautiful set of flowers. I love Japanese design, and the color possibilities for this are endless!

Bonnie Eng February 1, 2019 - 1:48 pm

Another beautiful flower set from Altenew – you are the best company for these! Can’t wait to see what inspiration the blog hop brings – thanks for the opportunity to learn and win!

Carole Carlson February 1, 2019 - 1:53 pm

This is so pretty! Thanks for bringing us these beautiful flower stamp sets.

Anastasia M. February 1, 2019 - 1:57 pm

Beautifil stamp set!

Heather Nelson February 1, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Fabulous set and blog hop! I’m having a great time checking out the amazing creations!!

cheri February 1, 2019 - 2:04 pm

very very pretty

Lyn February 1, 2019 - 2:28 pm

I love the new set this month! also love that there is a bundle with inks to consider as well 🙂

Sharon Brand February 1, 2019 - 2:28 pm

Love this beautiful set!

Rose Mary Smalley February 1, 2019 - 2:39 pm

I love this new Build-A-Flower set….I have seen beautiful cards and scrapbook layouts today so far… to enjoy all of the talented designers and see what other ideas they have come up with….Fun HOP!!!

Angie February 1, 2019 - 3:35 pm

Beautiful set and such amazing creations along this hop!

Katie K February 1, 2019 - 3:35 pm

I just love how the mum springs to life as you stamp successive layers. So beautiful!

Cheryl Rigney February 1, 2019 - 3:52 pm

Another gorgeous set!! I love this Japanese Mum!

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