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Altenew Texture Adventure Stand-alone Dies Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Lovelies!

I am so excited to do my first blog hop post as a guest designer for Altenew! You probably got here from the amazing Virginia Lu's blog and next you will be off to see what wonderful things Reiko Tsuchida is up to.

I love diecuts, as they are an easy way to make a card special and add dimension and interest to your handmade goodies. Today’s hop is all about Altenew's Texture Adventure Stand-alone Dies Release and features a fabulous Giveaway. Stay with me for details!

When I saw the Leaf Mix Die Set, I immediately wanted to create a rainbow from the many different designs, you get 14 in total!

I started with choosing bold, bright tones from my cardstock stash; one from each color family, ended up with 12 colors and got to work with my diecutter and a cupcake pan. I diecut all of the leaf designs in each color and placed each set into its own section of my cupcake pan.

Oh so cute and I have diecuts for days and the freedom to experiment with them until I am happy with my design. These diecuts are designed for layering, but they are also fabulous on their own. I arranged them in ROYGBIV order on a slimline-sized (8 1/2" x 3 1/2") card front.

I added a black Simply Friend diecut to stand out against all that color and used another die from this release (Featured Sentiments Die Set) to send an encouraging message.

I hope rainbows bring you smiles as well!

Of course, I couldn’t stop with just one card, so I assembled the leaves in cool shades of blues and greens against a striking black backdrop for a bold graphic look.

This fun look is intentionally busy, but it all comes together with a Mega You diecut and a color-coordinated sentiment from the Mega Greetings 2 stamp set.

For my next card, I forgot all about leaves and made a flower in shades of pink and orange.

This set is so versatile, the more you look at it, the more possibilities that you see. Even with these three cards, I have many diecuts leftover which will allow me to quickly put together more cards or make tags or...

Please stay tuned for more Insta posts with other gorgeous dies from this release!!!

As promised, see details below about a special offer, the Giveaway and even more inspiration along the Blog Hop!

Special Offer:

To celebrate Texture Adventure Stand-alone Dies release, Altenew is offering a free gift for a limited time. Receive a FREE brand new mini inspiration guide with every order from 8/19/2020 at 12:01 am EDT until 8/21/2020 at 11:59 pm EDT or while supplies last.

Shop here --> The free gift will be added to your cart automatically. *Not valid on Altenew Academy classes and workshops.

Giveaway Prizes:

In addition to the special offer, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog by 8/25/2020 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 Winners Page on 08/27/2020.

Blog Hop Order:

Be sure to hop along and get inspired by the work of these fabulous designers:


I listed the products that I have used below. Please note that these are compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support. All products were personally purchased, except most of the stamps, dies and stencils, which were received from Altenew as part of my Guest Designer package. I was not paid to do this post and love the products that I share. Click on the icons below each product picture to shop with Altenew.

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