Altenew February 2020 Stencils/Decals/Stand-Alone Dies Release Blog Hop & Giveaway

Welcome everyone! I’m excited to be joining Altenew in celebrating the February 2020 Stencils/Decals and Stand Alone Dies with a blog hop! I have tons of inspiration to share with you today. I’ll have the supplies and blog hop information listed down below.

Stencils! You know I love stencils! My first card is featuring the new Bursting Dahlia stencil. I used it to create a background by ink blending Midnight Violet, Deep Iris and Lavender Fields onto Lavender card stock.

After trimming the panel down and adding to a white card base, I added a few jewels using liquid glue. Keeping the card clean and simple, I die cut the NEW Bold Greetings from white card stock and topped off with an Aqua Shimmer Pen for sparkle.

Next we have the Dotted Starburst Debossing Cover Plate. This creates an amazing design on the front of your card. After running through my die cut machine, I lightly ink blended Coral Berry, Sunkissed, Buttercream and Dew Drop inks.

I added to the front of my card, the Fancy For You sentiment that I die cut from white card stock. I love the beautiful script of this font.

Also from this release is the Fine Frame Diamonds. This die cuts a very delicate diamond shape in a variety of sizes. I die cut them from some bright colors and added the thin frames to my card front. I added the Hello Bold Greeting that I die cut from Black card stock.

Pictured: Fine Diamond Frames and Bold Greetings

What’s really awesome is you can get two cards out of diecutting the Fine Frame Diamonds. Using the solid pieces from the previous card, I used the same clean design for my card front.

For my last card, I went full on Lisa Frank! I tapped into my inner teenager and went bold and bright for the Wild Leopard Stencil. This color combination is truly the perfect rainbow of colors. I ink blended Coral Berry, Snapdragon, Maple Yellow, Parrot, Aqualicious and Deep Iris.

I needed a really good black to layer onto of all that color so I ink blended the Obsidian Black Ink with the Wild Leopard Stencil.

I always have so much fun playing with stencils! I hope you enjoyed today’s inspiration!

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 3/3/2020 for a chance to win.

We’ll also draw a winner to receive a $15 gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. All winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 3/6/2020. 

If you are coming to my blog from Therese Calvird you are in the right place. You can always start at the beginning over on the Altenew blog. Your next stop along the hop is Virginia Lu.

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71 Comments

  1. Beautiful cards! I love the leopard print one 😍

  2. Gorgeous cards!!! I love their debossing plates and this new one is very eye catching. Thanks for sharing although my wallet may disagree.

  3. Wow! I lovvve the gorgeous dahlia card! Fabulous stenciling and inking! <3 Great takes using the diamond frames and the rainbow leopard print is unique and awesome 🙂

  4. that leopard print is so cool and bold

  5. Beautiful dahlia and love that you let your inner Lisa Frank out with the leopard stencil.

  6. I like the blending of the dahlia.

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  8. Great stencils – can’t wait to try out!

  9. Very cool cards, Mindy! I think my favorite is the first.. I never think to use colored card stock to ink blend on and I always love it when I see it! I need to start a little notebook, I think, of techniques I want to try! TFS!

    Dori

  10. Wow – these are beautiful cards. I love your rainbow leopard print one and the purple dahlia one.

  11. When I saw this new release, my little heart just went pit-a-pat!! Thanks for showing off beautiful ways to use these new products 🙂

  12. Love this release and what you do with it. It is a joy to check in to see what you have created.

  13. Wow the dotted starburst looks amazing with the blending colors! Thank you for the inspiration!

  14. Love the ink blending. Makes for a stunning card!

  15. Beautiful cards! This is a great release!

  16. The rainbow Diamond frames are my favorite! Thank you for sharing!

  17. Love this new release from Altenew and your cards are simply stunning! Love the rainbow leopard card best.

  18. I am really liking the dotted starburst debossing die more and more. So many ways to use it.

  19. Mindy, love your cards. I think my favourite is the first card using the Dahlia stencil, so pretty!

  20. The rainbow colors on the “For You” card are so beautiful!!!

  21. You had me at purple or lavender as it might be! That card is just gorgeous!

  22. Your samples started off great and only got better. I love the first two cards. My favorite of all is the first triangle card. So simple but beautiful.

  23. Wonderful use of the debossing plate Mindy!, All the dies are fantastic and a great addition to any crafting stash! you did a fabulous job showcasing the new products, thanks for the inspiration!

  24. All these cards are so wonderful. Can’t decide which one is my favorite. Thank you!

  25. Love the for you die. SO fancy!

  26. Beautiful creations! The “for you” card is my favorite!

  27. FOR YOU is just gorgeous. So different

  28. Love all these cards. The colors are fantastic!

  29. Lots of yummy colors! Beautiful cards ♥

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  31. I love your purple one and that fun Leopard Stencil! FAB CARDS!

  32. All of your cards are amazing! I am especially drawn to the purple dahlia card.

  33. Awesome creations, Mindy! Love your wild leopard print card & those Fine Frames are a must have for me! Thanks for the great inspiration!

  34. My favorite items in this Altenew release are the dotted starburst and the diamond frames. How exciting for me that you used both! I also loved that all your cards are so colorful!

  35. Your ink blending of the 1st card really show cases what that die is all about! Love it!

  36. Love the for you card and that rainbow leopard card. Fantastic coloring!

  37. Your cards are so lovely! Thanks for the varied inspiration of designs.

  38. These new products really come to a life of their own when we see how you have used them in your creations. Thanks for sharing.

  39. Damn girl! You really made me LOVE the Leopard Stencil with your brilliant rainbow of colors!

  40. Beautiful cards! I love the ink blending-especially the dahlia.

  41. I love this new release and the dahlia and the debasing plate are two of my most favorites of this release. Your dahlia card is beautiful and the for you card is very soothing. Love your colors for the for you card!

  42. Your cards are so lovely.

  43. What awesome cards!! I love the geometric cards the best. They are so funky.

  44. Such wonderful colors.

  45. Your cards are fabulous! I love that purple Dahlia.

  46. Mindy!! Your cards are absolutely incredible! What creative inspiration!! I am totally blown away!!

  47. Love the Dotted Starburst Embossing die, possibly my favorite product from this new release. Your beautiful card is a further incentive for me to have it! 🙂 You’ve created lots for us to think about and be inspired by from this new release.

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