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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Kelsey Thomas April 1, 2019 - 9:12 am

Love the new flower! 🙂 So pretty.

Sarah Biswabic April 1, 2019 - 9:18 am

What a beautiful stamp set! I love flower stamps.

Eva N April 1, 2019 - 9:19 am

These Violets are a lovely addition to the Build A Flower series. Perfect for dainty bouquets!

Claudia A April 1, 2019 - 9:26 am

Love the new flower set! The stamped veins on the petals make it look particularly realistic!

Terri (Blindstamper) April 1, 2019 - 9:31 am

Violets are so pretty!

Karthikha Uday April 1, 2019 - 10:15 am

That’s a beautiful flower and very pretty inspirations everywhere 🙂

Karen Carlson April 1, 2019 - 10:18 am

Love this set. It reminds me of my dad and the African Violets he grew!

Kailash April 1, 2019 - 10:32 am

So very pretty!

Trina P. April 1, 2019 - 10:34 am

Beautiful set. Looking forward to seeing the inspirations. x

Kelly Kuharik April 1, 2019 - 10:48 am

So beautiful! I’m so excited to see everyone’s projects with this set!

Joyce Casaldi April 1, 2019 - 10:55 am

What gorgeous violets. They just have a gorgeous vintage look to me. I think because my mother always had violets in her kitchen window. ❤️

Sandra Archer April 1, 2019 - 10:57 am

I love the new Violet build a flower set! The different layers are so gorgeous! Takes me back to memories of my grandmother….she always had violets at her house. Lovely….it instantly made me think of spring!

Dee Earnshaw April 1, 2019 - 10:59 am

awesome new set – love the projects:)

Jo Anne Malicoat April 1, 2019 - 11:06 am

These violets are gorgeous, just love this new set!

Mel H April 1, 2019 - 11:12 am

So excited about this set. I adore violets.

Susan P April 1, 2019 - 11:34 am

Love this stamp set!

Melissa April 1, 2019 - 11:53 am

Love this set!

Terrie D. April 1, 2019 - 11:55 am

What a great stamp set! Such a pretty flower. 🙂

Cindi F April 1, 2019 - 12:05 pm

Great set! I love these flowers!

Christine Kiehl April 1, 2019 - 12:12 pm

Amazing flower set and hop projects! So many talented crafters on the design team! I hope to join them someday!

Liz Johnson April 1, 2019 - 12:23 pm

I love violets. This is a great build a flower set!

Greta H April 1, 2019 - 12:29 pm

Just spent a gc, so now I need another one–haha! This set is really beautiful & has sentiments I can use!

Kathleen Dippner April 1, 2019 - 12:30 pm

I love violets! Always plant them in the spring.

Helen Kalb April 1, 2019 - 12:39 pm

I do like the fact that you are releasing some wild flowers, these violets are very sweet 🙂
Fun fact – these can be called mother-in-laws-violet “styvmorsviol” in Swedish.

Brenda April 1, 2019 - 12:49 pm

My grandmother loved violets so this reminds me of her. Love your build a flower stamp sets!

Joni J. Seith April 1, 2019 - 12:52 pm

These stamps give beautiful dimension!!!

Sue D. April 1, 2019 - 12:57 pm

What a great addition to the Build-A-Flower series!! So many possibilities for this ‘lovely’ set, as the very talented blog hop designers have beautifully demonstrated.

Sheri Kempke April 1, 2019 - 1:31 pm

I love violets–this is a terrific new stamps set, thanks for sharing!

Connie G April 1, 2019 - 1:45 pm

Violets are one of my favorites. They are so delicate. The stamp set reflects that.

Cheryl Rigney April 1, 2019 - 2:04 pm

Another fabulous BAF set!! Can’t wait to see what everyone has created.

Deepa Lakshman April 1, 2019 - 2:05 pm

Wow, this is a beautiful flower, love it.

Anastasia M. April 1, 2019 - 2:16 pm

Beautiful set!

DJ Doss April 1, 2019 - 2:29 pm

I’m loving what the designers are doing with this release. Such a beautiful flower.

Leanne S April 1, 2019 - 2:30 pm

Love this stamp set.

Laura April 1, 2019 - 2:33 pm

The incredible cards made with this new build a flower have me drooling! Each one more beautiful than the next, I love to we the many different ways the stamps cm be used.

Anita in France April 1, 2019 - 2:58 pm

So, so pretty … the detail on these delightful little violets is just lovely! Anita 🙂

Rema DeLeeuw April 1, 2019 - 3:09 pm

This set is beautiful!

Rema DeLeeuw April 1, 2019 - 3:10 pm

I love violets and this amazing set!

barbara lassiter April 1, 2019 - 3:24 pm

Love violets and love this stamp set. The sentiments are nice, too!

Brenda L. Kuder April 1, 2019 - 3:37 pm

This is a lovely new stamp and die set.

viera April 1, 2019 - 3:39 pm

such a versatile stamp set!

Karen Lacina April 1, 2019 - 3:39 pm

I absolutely love this stamp set!! The colors are beautiful. I can see myself making 3D flowers with this kit!!

sandy M April 1, 2019 - 4:00 pm

I love this flower set. Thank you for the flower history.

Heather Nelson April 1, 2019 - 4:04 pm

Beautiful flower!! Love all the AMAZING creations!! Thanks for the fun hop!

Melissa Forshey April 1, 2019 - 4:08 pm

Love the new set…

Denise Mlady April 1, 2019 - 4:22 pm

Violets make me think spring and this set is so pretty!!

Strawser Susan April 1, 2019 - 4:40 pm

These are so sweet.

Sue McRae April 1, 2019 - 4:40 pm

Perfect flower set to release for spring!

Margaret R April 1, 2019 - 4:41 pm

I love love the new set! Violets are one of the first blooming flowers that show up in my garden, and it tells me that spring is here! After many frigid months of winter, I am especially happy you have made a build-a-flower set for violets! I just love your amazing stamp and die sets, as well as all the other creative products you sell.

Jane B. April 1, 2019 - 5:10 pm

This set speaks to me since NJ’s state flower is the violet and I’m a Jersey girl! It is a beautiful set and I’m putting it on my list.

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