Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Cistus Layering Die Set & Gradient Cardstock Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

7 April 2021

 


Welcome to the Craft A Flower Cistus Release Blog Hop. If you have hopped over from Verity Biddlecombe's blog you are right on track. You can start the hop over on the Altenew Card Blog.

The CAF are some of my favourite dies from Altenew. They make crafting super fun and easy. I created a blue and grey inspired card. 


To add some detail, I used the Mod Squares 3D Embossing Folder and added some blue ink using Winter Lake Crisp Ink. 

Giveaway Prizes


$200 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $20 gift certificate to 5 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 04/13/2021 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 7 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 04/15/2021.


Your next stop is: Dana Joy.

159 comments :

Roxy T said...

Oh wow that's pretty. I love how you inked up the Mod Squares in the coordinating color.

barbara lassiter said...

Beautiful blues! Love your card!

Conniecrafter said...

so pretty, I love the blue with the brown leaves, and great background for it too!

Jolene said...

Love love love

Beverly S. said...

Nice work! I would have never thought to use those colors for the flowers or leaves with the new Cistus Layering Flower dies! Beautiful!

DorothyA said...

Love your card! Such lovely colors, shades, and background.

Nandini said...

Beautiful! The flowers look amazing! I love this new set.

Terry White said...

Pretty Card! Vibrant colors...Love it!

MadeByMeghanK said...

Love the blue and background!

joni said...

Very pretty in blue! Love this CAF!

Maureen Reiss said...

Beautiful card!!! Love the blues!!

Barbie Jo said...

Great use of the 3D embossing folder as the background with just a touch of blue. All yours blues were beautiful and made en elegant card.

maspag said...

Your background is stunning!

Bunny said...

Beautiful card with all that texture and great dies. [Bunny]

SandyK said...

Lovely, soft card.

Jade said...

I love your card! The background is very lovely with the flower colors!!! Sensational! I am inspired.

sharon g said...

The lightly colored 3D background looks very cool. I like the blues...

Whiteibis said...

The background embossing is my favorite folder and adds a lot of pretty to this card with all colors in tune.
Very nice.

Kathy Budd said...

Hi from beautiful Northern Colorado! Love your card and how great the flowers look on the embossed background!

NickiB said...

Love all the blue!

Anonymous said...

Marisela Delgado said: So beautiful! mariandmonsterd@yahoo.com

Carrie Arii said...

Hi from Southern California! Beautiful blue ink on the background! The design really pops with that addition!

Denise Bryant said...

Awesome background for these beautiful flowers! Love your card!

Mj said...

Hi from Indiana. So stunning! I love the layers!

AniRey said...

Striking background! And I love your mauve color with the blue so pretty!

Sarah said...

Love the blues and grays with your colorful embossed background.

L said...

Fabulous card!
Everything coordinates together so well, love the colors!
Thanks for sharing.

Alma Dirpaul said...

Love your card, Lilith!

Rema DeLeeuw said...

Hello from Wisconsin! Lovely cards!

Lynn Rowe said...

Hi from Ontario Canada. I just love the blues it is so pretty.

Terry White said...

Hi from Houston. Beautiful card! I love the color selection and the embossing folder draws you in beyond the flowers, which are amazingly beautiful. Happy Altenew 7th Anniversary!

Judie F said...

Hi from Ohio. Love your beautiful card. Happy Anniversary Altenew.

Jennifer C. said...

Hi from IGH, MN! I've been hesitant to delve into CAF dies, but your gorgeous card has sold me. TFS!

Kathryn Gagne said...

Hello from ARkansas. The Northern Shore colors are really pretty here.

Mary Holshouser said...

Hi, from Millstadt, IL.
Blue is my fave color and that
blue card is gorgeous.
The shading on the trellis
is wonderful.
thanks for sharing
txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

Kimberly said...

OMG that background! The dimension!

Dawn Cooksley said...

Hi I am from Alberta Canada...loving the colors and the depth on your card

Cheryl said...

Hi from Salem, WI, USA!
I love your project for the hop! The background texture is fabulous.

Cheryl (SheStamps)
Visit my blog - She Stamps

Stampin_melissa said...

Hi from Iowa! Such a gorgeous card! I keep looking at that embossing folder, however I’m nervous that it will be difficult to adhere items too. But this sure does tempt me!

DorothyA said...

I love this card! The colors are fantastic, and I really like that flower die set. And of course the background is textured and lovely! Perfect combo.

Lois said...

Such a beautiful card. Love the look of the blue flowers on your background

Sandy M said...

Your color choice is perfect. And I am really getting into 3D embossing and I love that folder.

Beverly S. said...

Hi from northwest Alabama! Love your card using the Mod Squares embossing folder! It is always fun discovering a new product on a blog hop....first time I have noticed that particular embossing folder! :)
Of course now I want it! ;)

Janet D. said...

Hi from Ohio! Oh my this is lovely, and your background is amazing!

A Crafty Person said...

Beautiful cards! Love this new die set!

creatif edges said...

This is shraddha from India , i love the 3d background, its so amazing and beautiful.

Carolyn said...

Hello from Sacramento, CA. I love your gently color on the embossing folder. It really sets off the flowers.

Gal.la FR said...

Hi from Germany! Beautiful card! Thanks for the inspiration.

Denise said...

Wow, Nice, Just Stunning! Love your card. Perfect background. Thank you, Denise

MadeByMeghanK said...

Hi! From Chicago!I LOVE the texture of your background! Great color!

Diana said...

Hi from Pasadena, CA. I love that 3D background to your main image - really lifts it up.

Donna 4 Papercrafting said...

Hi from NC-Great inspiration!

Berina RGA said...

Hi from Kansas City, KS. Such a beautiful card. Lovely colors!!

Jessica Williams said...

Hi from Texas! Thank you SO much for sharing!

Unknown said...

Hi from Maryland. Beautiful card. Love the flower.

Jill said...

Hi from Minnesota! I really love all the blue, it’s so pretty. I also really like the new (at least to me) 3D embossing folder!!

Unknown said...

Hello from BC Canada! Loving these embossing folder backgrounds and the subtle blue you added on to it. Thanks for the inspiration!

Sweetie Pie said...

Hello from ME! I have that embossing folder :) I'm excited to try this technique!

Jean said...

Hi from Michigan. Such an amazing hop filled with inspiratioN!

Nana Griffin said...

Pretty flowers on a pretty background.

susi said...

Love the colors!

Documenting One Memory at a Time said...

Hello from Wisconsin! Love the 3D embossing folder!

Katie Amodio said...

Such fresh color choices! He’s from Sacramento, California!

Carmela said...

Hello from Austin, Texas. Your card is simply gorgeous. Love the blue colors.

Kim Becicka said...

Great cards

gaylehicks said...

Hello from Gervais, Oregon. Lovely!

Anonymous said...

Marisela Delgado said: Hola from San Antonio, Texas! mariandmonsterd@yahoo.com

Debbie Whitmore said...

Hi from Michigan. Love the card!

Deborah B said...

My favorite part is the 3 D embossing folder

S Fink said...

Hi from rural Iowa! Altenew has such innovative products. You have brought our their best. Stunning simple card!

S Fink said...

Hi from rural Iowa! Altenew has such innovative products. You have brought our their best. Stunning card!

Bonnie said...

Hi from Tennessee
I love your card and especially the embossing folder you used.

Kailash said...

Hi from Illinois, love your gorgeous card. Fabulous colors!

Deborah said...

Hello fro Pelham, Ontario

Pretty card.

Sherry said...

hi from Ohio! beautiful card, love the background

Maureen Reiss said...

Hi from Illinois! Love this Gorgeous card!! Can't wait for my CAF to get here!!

Plum Crazy Valerie said...

Hi from Ohio. Nice clean lines, so very neat!

Maxine M. said...

Such a gorgeous stamp set can only make beautiful cards. Hi from Massachusetts.

Lauryne Cunningham said...

Wow! I love all the texture on the background! So pretty!

Marcia said...

Greetings from Michigan. Such lovely work!!

Nancy K said...

Thank you ! beautiful card and happy 7th anniversary to Altenew

Nancy K said...

thank you for sharing your design and happy 7th anniversary to altenew from Colorado :)

Lisa Byers said...

Hi from Georgia USA!! I love the blue on the embossed card. So beautiful and delicate. Gorgeous!!

Kristen Brunner said...

Hi from Arkansas! Beautiful project, the blue is stunning! Love the Altenew products! Happy 7th Birthday Altenew!

stephi said...

Hello from Indiana. You do some beautiful work and paired with Altenew's gorgeous stamps, you create perfectly. Happy 7th Birthday Altenew.

Sheila said...

Beautiful card and I love the colored embossing behind the flower. So pretty. Thank you

Subhashini said...

Love the texture in the background

Dee Earnshaw said...

Hi From Wisconsin
LOVE the background on this pretty card - thanks for sharing

Victoria Milam said...

Hi from Dallas Texas! Beautiful cards! I love how you colored the embossing folder!

Patty said...

Hi from Northern Kentucky!! Beautiful card, beautiful colors! Blue is my favorite color!

Amy C. said...

Hello from Indianapolis, Indiana! Your card is amazing! I love the background with the texture and the beautiful die cut floral image.

Nandini said...

Hi from the sunny beaches of Goa! Beautiful card! Love the monochromatic look.

ScrappyTeacher said...

Hi from Canada! Wow striking card!

Jeanne said...

Hello from Oregon, Wow what alot of work but use of blue color really makes it stand out with background and layering flowers.

Bunny said...

Hey from Florida. Lovely embossing and lovely card. [Bunny]

Liz O. said...

Lovely monochrome design Lilith! I truly like how you added extra dimension with the 3D EF and the inking. Thanks for the inspiration!

Sue D said...

Hello from southern Indiana, USA. Love your beautiful card. The depth you created on the background with the 3D folder is absolutely awesome! These are definitely on my wish list!!

kathy c said...

Love your card. The embossing folder is amazing.

Sarah B said...

Very pretty blue version and I love the Mod squares embossing folder for the background! Thanks for the inspiration.

Dawn Tooley said...

Hi from the Chicago suburbs! Beautiful card! I love the way you used the embossing folder. Thanks for sharing.

Lindsey NY said...

I love, love, love how you created that beautiful background.

Lindsey NY said...

Hi from Rochester, NY. I ADORE how you created that beautiful background to match the florals.

Dfrank said...

Hi from Oregon,
I love the blue background! Great job!

Ms. Tamp said...

Nice design share. I like the use of the color for the embossing.

RaeAnnKryc said...

Hello from Huntsville, Alabama! Wow!!! I absolutely LOVE how the inking looks on the embossed background... I've never tried that but now I know I need to...thanks for the inspiration!!

Sandy Spielberger said...

Hi from germany ! Love the clean and modern background of this card.

Yulia Mulyukina said...

Hi from Russia! I'm in love with this card! It looks so dreamy!

Miriam Prantner said...

Hi from Arlington, VA! Love that soft inking on the background, that embossing panel is so pretty!

Donna Phelan said...

Hi, I'm from from Cape Cod, 'living on the elbow' Happy Anniversary, Altenew! The texture from these awesome Embossing Folders look amazing! So beautiful!

Mirella said...

Hi from Dublin, Ireland! I have one of those new embossing folders on the way to me, can't wait to play with it - it added so much interest to your background! :)

Beverly Terry said...

Love the 3-D embossing folder and how you used color on it. Great idea!

Sandy said...

Hi, from Sandy in Frankfort, KY. Such a lovely card! Thanks for participating and inspiring us all!

ckd said...

Hello from the central west coast of Florida. I have that folder, thank you for the coloring tip. Your card is beautiful.

Alexandra Y said...

Hello from Canada! I love your background! The soft blue is so pretty!

Veronica said...

Hello from Merritt Island, I love your work. Gorgeous cards!

Natalie said...

Hi from California!Awesome job thanks for sharing.

Susan A. said...

Hi from Elk Grove, CA!! Thank you for making beautiful products for us to enjoy!!! Congratulations Altenew on your anniversary!

Daniella said...

Hi from Tel-Aviv!
Beautiful card, thank you for sharing.

Sandie said...

I enjoy your work. Love this card of course! I live in Illinois.

Sandy Anderson said...

Hello from Minnesota! Lovely card! I need that Mod Squares folder!! Thank you for sharing!

Talitha said...

Hello from NC! Love the dimensional effect of the background. Great card.

Blyss capell said...

Hi from Brigham City Utah, beautiful work!

Kamie said...

Hello from Lafayette, Indiana! Love your card.

Beverly s said...

Hello From Florida. I love the 3d effect of the flowers made with dies.

Dana said...

Whoa!! So much texture! Love the background!!

Deb said...

Hi from Michigan! Love the texture!

Hippymom83 said...

Hi from Illinois, USA! Beautiful! Love the embossed background.

D.L. Walls said...

Hi from Central Florida! I'm a little intimidated by Scrapbooking but after watching your videos, you've inspired me to give it a go. P.S. Happy Anniversay Altenew!

D.L. Walls said...

Hi from Central Florida! Wow, I just purchased this embossing folder so it's nice to see in a design, your card is lovely. P.S. Happy Anniversary Altenew.

ljcasselman said...

I cmt wait to try this with an embossing folder!

viera said...

Hello from Canada BC! Beautiful creation, thank you for sharing.
Happy anniversary Altenew!

Marcy said...

Hi from Milwaukee, WI. Stunning card, Lilith! thank you.

Bonnie Inks said...

Love the background and the flower. Thanks from Montana

Carol Wortman said...

This looks retro to me, I love it. Gorgeous.

Tammy Hanson said...

Love the craft a flower die sets. Such a lovely creation.

Tammy Hanson said...

Love the craft a flower die sets. Such a lovely creation.

RNguyen said...

Hi from Washington. I like the ink added to the the embossed background.

Laurie said...

Hi from Snohomish, Washington. I love the background both the pattern and the colors! So pretty.

Laurie said...

Hi from Snohomish Washington. I love your background both the pattern and the color. Very pretty.

Candy said...

Greetings from SE Michigan! Thank you for sharing your creativity with me.

Kimberly McField said...

Hi from California! I love all of the pretty blue shades on your card.

Unknown said...

Hello from Monticello, FL! Thank you for the inspiration! Your cards are beautiful ❤️!

Unknown said...

Hello from Monticello, FL! Thank you for the inspiration! Your cards are beautiful ❤️!

silvia said...

Pretty card!! LOVE the blues!!

Unknown said...

Hi from Ohio. Stunning - as simple as that.

Laetitia Lisa said...

Hi from Switzerland ! Your card is beautiful and your background is stunning !

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

What a beautiful card, and the colors are absolutely stunning!

Peg Frushour said...

Hi from sunny Florida!!! Gorgeous card - love that embossing folder!!

Linda Clark said...

Your card is lovely--I especially like the contrast between the rounded lines of the flowers and the sharp lines of the background. Beautiful!

Kelsey Thomas said...

So beautiful! I love the texture of that embossed background.

Libby Templeton said...

Hi from the Hill Country in Texas!!I love the notebook idea! I had just put one aside to start using for the same purpose :-)

Hadassah said...

Hi from KY, I'm loving this backgroung

Joyce said...

Hello from Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California. Love your amazing background!

Christy Designs said...

Hi from Indonesia! Beautiful card with 3D embossing folder

Tasfiah Obaid said...

Hi from Bangladesh, love how you created the background with the embossing folder goes perfectly with the cool tones of your card, the sentiment is beautiful too 💜

Monika/Buzsy said...

Hello from New Hampshire! Happy Anniversary to Altenew! Gorgeous card Lilith. The blue hues are so pretty... fantastic background! Thank you for the inspirations!

berryblue said...

Hi from Ohio! That background folder is awesome! And your card is lovely! Happy 7th Anniversary, Altenew!

Crafty Amy said...

Hi from the UK :)
Wow this card is so beautiful! It really showcases the embossing folder so beautifully!

Huge hugs

Amy xx

Helen Liu said...

Hi from Taipei, Taiwan. Congratulations and Happy 7th Anniversary to Altenew! As years go by, I’ve become addicted to Altenew stamps, dies, stencils, even embossing folders,…and even Altenew Academy classes. They are so well designed. And I like all the inspirations you’ve given using Altenew products.

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