Build-A-Flower: Sweet Violet Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

by Altenew

Hello everyone and welcome to our special Build-A-Flower Release Blog Hop! If you have hopped along from Patricia Roebuck‘s blog, then you're right on track! You can start the blog hop over on the Altenew Card Blog.

This month, we are introducing the gorgeous Build-A-Flower: Sweet Violet!

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: Sweet Violet 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: Sweet Violet

Sweet Violet goes by many names including Wood Violet, English Violet, Common Violet, or Garden Violet. It is a low, creeping plant which has beautiful fragrant flowers and the blooms are usually blue-violet or white. As the flowers have a beautiful scent, these have been used for perfumes by the Ancient Greeks and wine by the Romans. Sweet Violet is native to parts of Europe and Asia but has been introduced to parts of North America and Australia.

Here's how the set layers:

We also have a very special Build-A-Flower: Sweet Violet 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 on the Altenew Card Blog and/or here on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog for a chance to win. Additionally, we will choose random winners of a $15 gift certificate from comments left on each designer's blog in this blog hop! All winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on April 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: Sweet Violet. We hope you love what they have come up with! Your next stop is the incredible TaeEun Yoo!


Have fun hopping along!


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Susan Egan April 2, 2019 - 9:42 pm

Very pretty set. It will be on my wish list.

Laurie Black April 2, 2019 - 10:50 pm

Very pretty violets, so realistic with all of those layers. Enjoying the hop, so many talented designers! Thanks for the inspiration

Brenda Coone April 2, 2019 - 11:36 pm

I would love to win a prize. Your products are amazing.

Kelly Kuharij April 2, 2019 - 11:53 pm

Such a beautiful set!

Elizabeth Corpuz April 3, 2019 - 1:16 am

Such fun and beautiful products and design. Thanks for the opportunity!

Super Stick Chick April 3, 2019 - 1:58 am

Fabulous cards and wonderful video! Violets are one of my favorite flowers and I love how you captured their look!

Jenny N April 3, 2019 - 3:41 am

This Blog Hop is wonderful so many beautiful projects from amazing designers!

Cynthia Cole April 3, 2019 - 8:35 am

Another lovely floral set!

Sherri Little April 3, 2019 - 9:05 am

Thanks for the video.

Liz O April 3, 2019 - 10:07 am

This is a beautiful BAF set. Loving all the inspiration in this blog hop.

Diane Z April 3, 2019 - 11:13 am

I love violets. Thanks for creating this stamp set

Carol Rossouw April 3, 2019 - 2:34 pm

This is another beautiful flower! I love the fine veins on the flowers which make them look so realistic. Can’t wait to see all the card inspiration!

Vicki Kroll April 3, 2019 - 3:08 pm

This stamp set is great! It’s so easy to make stunning flowers and comes with everything you need. What a great package.

Becky Wibbeler April 3, 2019 - 3:13 pm

Wow, your designers have done an awesome job with each of their inspirational designs cards and layouts.

Linnea Sundstrom April 3, 2019 - 7:22 pm

another beauty! luv the different direction they’re facing

Teri S. April 3, 2019 - 8:51 pm

Altenew never ceases to amaze me with their design team & the colours of inks, sprays, etc. Such a wonderful company! Love some of the layouts & cards that I’ve seen. Thanks!

Carmela Hubler April 3, 2019 - 10:24 pm

Great new stamp set! It is making me consider a Build a Flower subscription.

Callie B April 3, 2019 - 11:39 pm

Another beautiful set! Thanks so much for the opportunity.

Kirsty Vittetoe April 3, 2019 - 11:57 pm

Super sweet flower set, thanks for the fun blog hop filled with beautiful inspiration!

Kathy Ferguson April 4, 2019 - 2:32 am

I love violets and this stamp set is wonderful.

TracyM #6773 April 4, 2019 - 7:08 am

LOVE violets and your AMAZING layering stamps, so much delicate, life-like detail – WOW – I can almost smell them from here!
These look like they have larger guide lines for perfect placement too => LOVE LOVE LOVE 🙂

Rozy April 4, 2019 - 8:48 am

This set is so beautiful It is another winner in a long series of wonderful stamp sets. I look forward every month to the new build a flower sets. They really are the best.

Tudy Trgovac April 4, 2019 - 10:01 am

Don’t tell anyone I’m not an artist. Haha. Unbelievable. Thanks for making me look good.

Marion Winall April 4, 2019 - 11:22 am

Love these BUILD A FLOWER SETS they make amazing layouts… you can’t miss an ALTENEW card wherever it appears… it’s unmistakeable… just can’t get enough!

Nandini Karmarkar April 4, 2019 - 2:42 pm

The new BAF set is really fantastic. I love the smaller size of the blooms. Makes it easier to form clusters.

Mary Holshouser April 4, 2019 - 3:20 pm

Love layering stamps. Shading is so much
easier and nicer (my shading leaves a lot
to be desired). the violet is so pretty.
thanks for sharing

Cindy Lamazza April 4, 2019 - 9:24 pm

I’m just discovering your stamps, I love them!

Sue D April 4, 2019 - 9:37 pm

I love violets!

Miriam Prantner April 4, 2019 - 10:28 pm

This is such a pretty and sweet new floral set!

Dorothy Ayotte April 5, 2019 - 11:23 am

So beautiful and inspirational. Thank you!

Bonnie Eng April 5, 2019 - 1:32 pm

This is a gorgeous BAF set – I just hope there are still some available – I can see this selling like hotcakes. I love the dimensional look of it, and also the matching die – I would be tempted to make a kissing ball with it, or wreath, or a topper for presents also.

Teresa Godines #6857 April 5, 2019 - 7:06 pm

Great set. A prefect addition to the build a flower line.

Kris Reeves April 6, 2019 - 12:56 am

So very pretty!

Rose Mary Smalley April 6, 2019 - 4:23 pm

What a beautiful stamp set. I have violets that live on the east side of my deck. I love to see them when they bloom with their beautiful dark purple/blue flowers. So sweet. Thank you for the great video….the card shown is gorgeous!

Marisela Delgado April 6, 2019 - 4:24 pm

Such a beautiful set.

Connie April 6, 2019 - 8:18 pm

Wowza Altenew 🙂 You always do florals right! I have one of these little gems sitting on my dining table starting to bloom right now. Soooooo glad I’ll be able to keep it blooming through this BAF Set!!! Thanks for all the wonderful things you make for us to use in our crafts 🙂

Sue Hansard April 7, 2019 - 12:20 am

Love , Love, Love this set! It reminds me of my Swedish grandmother who was an award winning violet gardener. Can envision making beautiful cards, especially with the samples made by your incredible design team!

Cyndi Morris April 7, 2019 - 1:30 pm

The Sweet Violet is definitely one of my favorite BAF releases. It’s absolutely gorgeous and the colors in the bundle and amazing.

Michele W April 7, 2019 - 4:50 pm

I am really loving this beautiful violet. Reminds me so much of my Grandmother.

Annette Reed April 8, 2019 - 12:13 pm

Everyone is doing a fantastic job with this set. It is lovely.

Lisa Byers April 8, 2019 - 2:54 pm

Beautiful cards!! I love this BAF, it is my favorite so far.

Olga Dendrinou April 9, 2019 - 9:18 am

I love the set! and thank you for so much inspiration!

DAYNA YVONNE JACKSON April 9, 2019 - 2:07 pm

What a beautiful set! Now to really get this coloring thing down….

Debbie Duran April 9, 2019 - 2:20 pm

Lovely flowers and gorgeous colors. Would be fun to play with that new set.

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