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Altenew October 2018 Stamp/Die Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello crafty friends, and welcome to the Altenew October 2018 Stamp/Die Release Blog Hop + Giveaway.

You should have arrived from the talented Norine‘s blog. Here is the full list for your convenience:

Altenew Card Blog

Jennifer McGuire

Lilith Eeckels

Agnieszka Malyszek

Zsoka Marko

May Sukyong Park

Virginia Lu

Kristina Pokazanieva

Sveta Fotinia

Lisa Fonseca

Altenew Scrapbook Blog

Zinia Redo

Svitlana Shayevich

Missy Whidden

Therese Calvird

Jessica Frost-Ballas

Reiko Tsuchida

Rubeena Ianigro

Sandra Dietrich

Nicole Picadura

TaeEun Yoo

Keeway Tsao

Kymona Tracey

Nathalie DeSousa

Norine Borys

Enza Gudor

Lydia Evans

Vicky Papaioannou

The layout I’m sharing today features the following products: Brilliant Baubles Stamp Set and coordinating Dies, and Layered Snowflakes Die.

I went with a light and “snowy” page with pops of bright, traditional Christmas colors.

Snowy layout by @enzamg for @altenew. #altenew #christmas #winter #scrapbooking #diecutting

I started by stamping the baubles using a mix of Crisp Dye Inks in green and red tones. The variety of size and shapes in this set makes it a must have. I love the different options and possibilities, especially when it comes to having fun with color combinations.

Snowy layout by @enzamg for @altenew. #altenew #christmas #winter #scrapbooking #diecutting

Next, I created a circular design with the layered snowflakes. I die cut many of them from smooth white cardstock, and covered some with Nuvo Glimmer Paste in Moonstone color for added shine.

Snowy layout by @enzamg for @altenew. #altenew #christmas #winter #scrapbooking #diecutting

After placing the photo in the middle of the wreath, I adhered the baubles on both sides of it to create a frame. Foam dots were used here to bring in more dimension. I then stamped and heat-embossed the sentiment, which also comes in the Brilliant Baubles Set, on white cardstock; I matted it with black cardstock and arranged it on top of the photo. As a finishing touch, I added lots of soft pink enamel dots in the center of the snowflakes.

Snowy layout by @enzamg for @altenew. #altenew #christmas #winter #scrapbooking #diecutting

Now onto the prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 10/17/2018 for a chance to win. 6 winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 10/20/2018.

And… I’ll also draw a winner to receive a $30 gift certificate to the Altenew store!

Thank you for stopping by! Up next is the amazing Lydia Evans.

Happy hopping!

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91 thoughts on “Altenew October 2018 Stamp/Die Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

  1. What a lovely and varied release with something for every occasion. Especially love those layered bloom dies, the swiss dots background and that gorgeous alphabet. Thanks for the beautiful inspiration!

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  2. What a wonderful layout! I love the soft white on white texture from the snowflakes and of course those gorgeous ornaments!

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  3. Your scrapbook layouts are gorgeous. I love how you assembled your snowflakes on your background. The baubles layout is stunning. Thanks for sharing your time and talent with us.

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  4. All I can say is WOW! That is a lot of snowflake die-cutting! What a beautiful way to surround that lovely photo. And the white really makes your colorful ornaments pop on this page. Awesome work!

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  5. As a cardmaker, it’s amazing to see how much fun you can have with all those wonderful die cuts on a layout. So much space to play, yet still so much wonderful white space!

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  6. Hi Enza! Your layout is stunning! Love all those snowflakes and the shimmer and the baubles! It’s the perfect setting for a beautiful picture! Thanks for sharing!

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  7. I love the Brilliant Baubles set, your designs with them are awesome. The Layering Snowflakes are very cool, I don’t think I would have thought about making a wreath with them, yours is gorgeous with just the right amount of sparkle. It is a beautiful and cheerful layout, thanks for sharing and the inspiration I can’t wait to try a wreath. (mardy14@bellsouth.net)

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  8. What a beautiful page!! Love the colours of the ornaments! That set is amazing and the possibilities are endless with all the different layers. One of my favourites from the release! I love the the white snowflakes on white background. It gives dimension and texture without distracting from the ornaments and photo. The pink enamel dots in the center of the snowflakes are a perfect finishing touch and ties it all together

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