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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Barbara Unger February 1, 2019 - 3:55 pm

What a beautiful stamp set! Thanks for sharing your designs with us.

Maryann Sullivan February 1, 2019 - 3:55 pm

Love the Build-a-Flower stamps – love the size of them – perfect for adding to my layouts. Thanks

Pam Paxton February 1, 2019 - 4:18 pm

Love this new Japanese mum build a flower stamp set. These sets make it so easy to create beautiful cards or scrapbook pages. Thank you!

Arlene Plastine February 1, 2019 - 4:19 pm

I love these Build A Flower sets, you get so much bang for your money! I also subscribed for 3 months so mine should be here shortly. I love Chrysanthemums, they give such brilliant colors to the fall here when everything else is brown.

Barbara February 1, 2019 - 4:22 pm

Beautiful Spring Flowers!

MandaLJ February 1, 2019 - 4:42 pm

I never knew mums were just another name for chrysanthemums (probably sounding very stupid here)! Beautiful stamp set!

Mary Lee Makinen February 1, 2019 - 4:43 pm

These are spectacular stamps and dies. I can’t wait to use them!!

viera February 1, 2019 - 4:49 pm

Another beautiful set. I really need to make more space in my craft drawers 🙂

Elaine D February 1, 2019 - 5:18 pm

I love this new stamp set, Altenew’s layering stamps are always a must have.

Arlene Plastine February 1, 2019 - 5:19 pm

I’ve loved all your Build A Flower Releases. I love Chrysanthemums. Their color are so cheery when they bloom here while everything else is brown.

Sara Nelson February 1, 2019 - 5:23 pm

This stamp set is totally gorgeous!

Sherry Butcher February 1, 2019 - 5:36 pm

Love the new Build-a-Flower Japanese Mum set. Thanks for sharing.

Andrea Hastilow February 1, 2019 - 5:44 pm

Another top set. This must be be one of my favourites to this collection. Can’t wait to see everyone’s inspiration with this set. Thank you Altenew.

Jodi Warren February 1, 2019 - 5:48 pm

Love the idea of these Build-A-flower stamp sets. So many ideas in the use of them. Thanks for all the great flower you have developed a set for.

Michele Clay February 1, 2019 - 6:08 pm

This Japanese Mum Set is amazing! Love the sentiments, too! Thanks, Altenew!

Sharon Brand February 1, 2019 - 6:11 pm

Love this new set! It’s gorgeous!

Melissa Friedrich February 1, 2019 - 6:19 pm

Gorgeous big blossoms, LOVE this set and wonderful sentiments!

Jennifer Lee February 1, 2019 - 6:39 pm

I am so excited to see you’ve made a monthly kit club that’s AWESOME! I rarely sign up for monthly kits as I often end up getting stuff I don’t like but you guys consistently put out beautiful stamps so I know I won’t be disappointed. Thanks for another gorgeous stamp set!

Kaye Thrasher February 1, 2019 - 6:39 pm

Great stamp set. Very nice sentiments. Thanks for sharing.?

GlendaJ February 1, 2019 - 6:56 pm

This is such a beautiful new set/bundle. I am putting it on my wish list and hoping to get it very soon. l Thanks for sharing your beautiful card!!!

Laraine R February 1, 2019 - 6:58 pm

Another gorgeous BAF set!!

Becca Yahrling February 1, 2019 - 7:09 pm

Very pretty floral and love the font of the sentiments.

VICKI SMITH February 1, 2019 - 7:14 pm

You really know how to create beautiful floral images. This flower is new to me but it’s lovely.

Karen Lai February 1, 2019 - 7:14 pm

Such a beautiful floral stamp! Love the layers!

debbie d February 1, 2019 - 7:33 pm

such a beautiful set! looking forward to seeing how everyone has used it in the hop

Karen Brandt February 1, 2019 - 7:39 pm

I have always loved these mums! This is my favorite Build-A-Flower !

Patricia L Smith February 1, 2019 - 7:43 pm

Love this stamp and die set! Pick me! 😉

Greta H February 1, 2019 - 7:45 pm

Such a gorgeous new set!

Tammie Koehnen February 1, 2019 - 7:55 pm

Another gorgeous floral stamp set! I just love the complete line of build a flower stamps… let’s face it I love all the floral sets Altenew makes. Your stamps are unique and like no other company. This set is amazing.

Brenda H. February 1, 2019 - 8:08 pm

Thank you for all the inspiration. This is a beautiful stamp set!

Vivian C February 1, 2019 - 8:09 pm

Beautiful stamp set.

Patt H. February 1, 2019 - 8:38 pm

What a lovely flower! Another gorgeous Altenew beauty!!

Jeanne Beam February 1, 2019 - 8:39 pm

What a wonderful stamp set. Love the gorgeous Mums and the sentiments.
Thanks for sharing…

JoAnn February 1, 2019 - 8:47 pm

Love this stamp set! The oriental look of the mums and the layers makes me think of silk paintings! Great job!

roni February 1, 2019 - 9:06 pm

I just love this new & beautiful Japanese mum stamp set, my favorite from the build-a-flower stamp series!!

Emmaline February 1, 2019 - 9:46 pm

I think this has to be the best Build-a-Flower set yet – it’s so beautiful and dramatic!

Catherine Nowak February 1, 2019 - 9:51 pm

What a lovely flower to see during the winter months. Really pretty!

Donna Hahn February 1, 2019 - 10:02 pm

Love this set

Dawn Skene February 1, 2019 - 10:16 pm

What a pretty flower! The layers make it seem so life like.

Kirsty Vittetoe February 1, 2019 - 10:22 pm

Love this new stamp set.

Gilda February 1, 2019 - 11:09 pm

What a beautiful flower. Love the layers.

Kathy P February 1, 2019 - 11:20 pm

Every card and scrapbook page and travel journal page and PL cards I have seen so far using this beautiful new stamp is just so awesome! You truly have a wonderfully talented design team who bring us fresh new ideas with every single blog hop. I don’t know how they do it every month (or how you keep coming up with such creative new products), but please—keep them coming!!

Yolanda F February 1, 2019 - 11:59 pm

It’s a gorgeous stamp. It lends itself to a fancy card as well as a simpler”casual” card.

Denise Bryant February 2, 2019 - 12:19 am

Love the newest BAF set! Lovely design!

Carla Hundley February 2, 2019 - 12:20 am

These Mums are
gorgeous! Love
the cards showcasing
the flowers.
Carla from Utah

Liz O February 2, 2019 - 12:22 am

Love this gorgeous BAF set! Thanks for the inspiration and for all you share!

Liz O February 2, 2019 - 12:23 am

Love this gorgeous BAF set! Thanks for the inspiration, the hop and the giveaway!

Tonia Sims February 2, 2019 - 12:51 am

Gorgeous mums and I love the way the colors layer. So beautiful.

Ashwini February 2, 2019 - 12:52 am

Absolutely beautiful flowers! Liked them very much!!

Kathy Ferguson February 2, 2019 - 2:29 am

I’m in love with the Japanese Mum stamp and die. It is such a beautiful flower and large enough to be the signature design on a card or scrapbook layout. I can’t wait to see how your designers use it.

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