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Altenew February 2022 Flowers & Swirls Collection Release Blog Hop & Giveaway

Hello friends ! I’m excited to be joining Altenew in a blog hop celebrating their latest release.

The first cad I have features the Magnolia Ballerina Stamp/Die/Stencil Set.

I left the outline of the image off and just used the stencil to ink blend on some color. Kind of has a no-line feel to it.

I used the coordinating die to cut out the image and added it to a card base that I lightly ink blended with the same blue shades.

Next we have this gorgeous Starlight Die. I die cut it multiple times from white cardstock and added the final layer with matte gold cardstock.

My background is using the Dotted Starburst (one of my old favorites) where I lightly ink blended on some pink.

Next we have the Dainty Leaves die. I see this being used on multiple projects in the future.

I hope you enjoyed today’s inspiration!


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 designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 03/03/2022 for a chance to win. 

Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 03/05/2022.


If you arrived from LauraJane‘s blog you are in the right spot.

Next, hop on over to Terri Koszler.

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


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  1. spilor says:

    Hi, Mindy – All three cards are pretty. The first one is a stunner, though…. SO GORGEOUS!
    TFS –
    Lori S in PA

  2. Evelyn says:

    Beautiful cards. Love the no line look.

  3. Lovely cards

  4. Gorgeous cards… Thanks for sharing…

  5. Wow! These are gorgeous! You gave us some fantastic inspiration, too. Thanks so much for the chance to win!

  6. Lauryne Cunningham says:

    Wow! Gorgeous cards! I love the blue flowers!

  7. Nora John says:

    These cards are such beautiful renders that Spring is just a few weeks away. The colors are dreamy. Thank you!

  8. These are magnificent!
    My favorite is the background die with the Gold , it really “pops”
    Thanks for sharing your talent!

  9. Wanda S Radler says:

    Another great release and your projects are beautiful.

  10. Denise Johnson says:

    Thanks for the inspiration!

  11. SmilynStef says:

    the stripes with white-on-white is so striking

  12. Carol McCready says:

    Your cards are fabulous. My favorite is the one using the Starlight die; I love the gold. The more stops I make on the hop; the more that Magnolia Ballerina becomes my must have from the new release.

  13. Maureen R says:

    I Love your cards!!! So Beautiful!!!!

  14. Jeanne Rice says:

    I love love the Magnolia Ballerina card. Gorgeous. What color blues did you use?

  15. I love your glowing inked backgrounds! Gorgeous!

  16. Catherine Marie Derouche says:

    beautiful cards, I especially love the Magnolia Ballerina one

  17. Susan Hughes says:

    Your cards are sooo pretty!!

  18. Ann Apolito says:

    The blue magnolia card is my favorite; its just beautiful.

  19. Marisela Delgado says:

    So beautiful!

  20. Ronda Scroggins says:


  21. Michele W says:

    Such beautiful cards. The one using the starlight die is my favorite. Thanks for sharing!

  22. Lovely designs, I love the Magnolia Ballerina set the most, but overall this is a fantastic release, thanks for the inspiration Mindy!

  23. The first card WOW. They’re all lovely, but that one stands out!

  24. Theresa Ave says:

    All cards are beautiful, Mindy, but I especially love the no-line look and colors of the Magnolia Ballerina card. Thanks for sharing your art!

  25. windyartcreations says:

    Loved your take on the Magnolia Ballerina! The die cut with the stencil gives a whole new look—beautiful!

  26. barbara lassiter says:

    These are gorgeous with the “beautiful” card being my favorite!

  27. Patty A Eifert says:

    Love all your cards Mindy!! Beautiful colors on your first two! And I have to say I think your leaf card is my favorite! I just love all that white with those beautiful strips of bright colors!

  28. Patricia A Wood says:

    Dotted starburst with starlight die…the perfect compliment

  29. Dee Earnshaw says:

    lovely cards – your designs are fabulous – thanks for sharing

  30. Donna Walls says:

    Very pretty cards, I especially love Blue and Yellow together; so happy.

  31. Linda Wood says:

    Love your use of color, just perfect. TFS

  32. Kris Boydstun says:

    Gorgeous cards!!

  33. Kendra says:

    Such lovely cards! Love the ink blending in the starburst background. Those dainty leaves dies could be used so many ways!

  34. Jeanne Beam says:

    Beautiful cards! Love the colors and designs…
    Thanks for sharing.

  35. Sandra Baggarly says:

    Pretty cards! Love how you paired the starlight die with the dotted starburst.

  36. karen514 says:

    Love your clean designs! These cards are gorgeous and the new products are so versatile!

  37. I love each and every one of them.. Very pretty colors on your first card. tyfs 🙂

  38. lanalepinski says:

    Absolutely beautiful cards! Super impressed!

  39. Wonderful cards with these new products.

  40. Cyndi Morris says:

    Beautiful cards, beautiful colors. Love this release!

  41. Traci Starkweather says:

    I love your cards! The technique you used on the magnolia is beautiful! I love how you blended it so softly! Beautiful color story too!

  42. Karen Letchworth says:

    Oh, I’m over the moon for that teal card. You are AMAZING, gurl.

  43. Angela Diaz says:

    Love the inspirational ideas, thank you!

  44. vickiedavis77 says:

    Great cards and love this release.

  45. Lovely cards!!!!!

  46. Caitlin Davenport says:

    Great job. Beautiful.

  47. Lu-Ann Santor says:

    Thank you Altenew for the lovely new release products and the chance to win! Edged Wildflower is my new favorite!

  48. Inkin' Chickie says:

    Nice color and layers shared.

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