Altenew NEW Sweet Moments Collection Release Blog Hop & Giveaway

Hello crafty friends! It’s a busy Friday around here! I’m joining Altenew in a blog hop celebrating their Sweet Moments collection. I had a ton of fun with this one! Altenew has released some new hot foil plates and I absolutely love to foil!

I used this one numerous times. This is the Eucalyptus Wreath Stencil and Hot Foil Plate. My first card is hot foiling first with my Glimmer machine and then stenciling on a rainbow of Altenew inks.

The sentiment comes from another new stamp set which is the Colorful Soul which I’ve also used a lot throughout my cards.

Here’s another version but using just warm colors.

Then I have one where I just foiled the Eucalyptus. I trimmed the panel down and added small strips of gold glitter paper.

I heat embossed a sentiment from Colorful Soul but also added a few smaller sentiments from the Tiny Sentiments Hello Stamp set.

Colorful Soul stamp set is a simplistic layering set with a unique design.

I made the soft colors really pop by adding to a black card panel.

Next up is the Splatter Hot Foil Plate. Boy this one is cool! I couldn’t help but dig out my rainbow glimmer foil.

Really hard to photograph but trust me, looks amazing in person!

Last up is the large All Kinds of Amazing Hot Foil Plate. This takes up an entire card front and looks fantastic on pattern paper.

When you use pattern paper with a plate as big as this, you don’t need much else.

I have to say, this may be one of my favorite releases from Altenew.


To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to 8 winners ! Please leave a comment on the Altenew card blog and/or each designers blog on the hop by 12/9/21 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of the hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 12/11/21.


If you arrived from Emily Midgett’s blog, you are in the right spot.

Your next stop will be Erum Tasneem.

If you get lost along the way, be sure to head back to the beginning on the Altenew blog.


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  1. Hi,
    Wow … you’ve outdone yourself! I usually don’t do Altenew’s hops b/c I just cannot jump around to ?? 40 sites? It’s too many sites and overwhelming. But since I love your work, I took a look. Fantastic cards!
    Lori S in PA

  2. What a gorgeous variety of cards- I love them all! The rainbow ink blending on the first one combined with the gold foiling is my favorite!

  3. love how you have used these products on your lovely cards – very inspiring

  4. You were busy. Thank you for sharing all the inspiration. Love those Eucalyptus cards.

  5. So pretty. Thanks for the inspiration.

  6. Love your cards! So much inspiration…thank you.

  7. Beautiful inspiration pieces! I’m in love with the hot foiling plates!

  8. I love the color my world card so much.

  9. Wonderful cards Mindy! I love them all but especially the eucalypt leaves!! Thanks so much for the great inspiration!! Stay safe and have a wonderful Christmas! 🙂

  10. So many wonderful cards that I can’t pick a favorite. Thanks for all the great inspiration!

  11. Awesome cards! My favorites are the foiled eucalyptus cards! I would love to get that plate and make some cards like yours!

  12. Love what you did with the leaves! Great colors!

  13. Oh My! All your cards are just so amazing!

  14. They’re all gorgeous cards! What colors did you use on the eucalyptus?

    1. Thank you! I’m honestly not sure. I was just randomly grabbing colors and forgot to write them down. Sorry 🙁

      1. No worries! I love all your work!

  15. Great cards. I love the splatter foil plate. So fun.

  16. Stunning cards!!! I love the leaves foil plate!!!!

  17. Gorgeous cards. Thanks for sharing!

  18. Wonderful cards. Love these amazing new hot foil plates.

  19. The splatter and the rainbow foil is so simple but it is really impactful. That one is my favorite.

  20. Great cards, I love how the first 3 are the same yet so different.

  21. Thank you so much for this inkspiration! So often I am way to focused on realism, that I forget to just enjoy color. So thank you for reminding me that I do not have to stick to what I see around me. 🥰

  22. Love your cards, especially those with the eucalyptus.

  23. the foiling and snowflakes – gorgeous!

  24. Wow, such beautiful color blending on your eucalyptus cards, gorgeous!

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