Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Altenew 8th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 1 + Giveaway (Over $1900 in total prizes)

 


Hello and welcome to my blog. 

You should be landing here from Juhi Khanna but you can always start the blog at the beginning at the Altenew Blog

I have an Anniversary card to share with you today but please read to the end of the post to get all the important information about how you can win lots of awesome prizes this week!

Here is my card created using the Craft Your Life Project Kit: Elegant Motifs. It is a beautiful kit and you can shop for it here https://shrsl.com/3gcdq

For some added interest, I used navy cardstock, grey ink for the leaves and swirls and blue ink for the flower - just for a different look. I also added some matt silver cardstock for some shiny accents. The sentiment is from the Essential Sentiment Die Set which you can find here https://shrsl.com/3gcdt





Special Offer

Enjoy FREE U.S. shipping with code HAPPY8TH or $8 OFF international shipping with code ANNIV22 at checkout. Offer valid from 04/04/2022 at 12:01 am EDT through 04/06/2022 at 11:59 pm EDT. Not valid on prior purchases. Cannot be combined with other promo codes. Shop here: https://altenew.com/collections/all-altenew-products (Sale up to 45% off HERE and NEW releases HERE

 



Giveaway Prizes

Over $1,900 in total prizes! Altenew is giving away a $80 Gift Certificate to 5 lucky winners and one Altenew Academy Online Class($8.95 value) to 15 lucky winners. There are also 25 awesome companies/crafty friends who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:

 

 

Be sure to leave comments by 4/13/2022 for a chance to win one of 49 prizes! To make the hop more exciting, start your comment with "Hi from (city or country where you're from)!" 49 winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog on 4/21/2022.


 Here is the full blog hop list for your convenience.

Altenew Blog

Simon Says Stamp

Jaycee Gaspar

Hussena Calcuttawala

Jenny Colacicco

Keisha Charles

Virginia Lu

TaeEun Yoo

Agnieszka Małyszek

Bumbleberry Papercrafts

Colleen Balija

Juhi Khanna

Annemarie Caister

Joylita Dsouza

Nandini Karmarkar


Thank you so much for stopping by. I hope I have inspired you.


Happy Crafting

Annemarie

201 comments:

  1. Hi from Sioux Falls. Love your card. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Happy anniversary from Rhode Island!!!!! ❤️💜💚💙💛🧡

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  3. Looks like it might be embossed in silver. The blue looks amazing. thank you for sharing.

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  4. Hi from Mechanicsburg PA,
    I love your card, especially the choice of colors!

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  5. Hi I'm from Athens Georgia, Happy Anniversary Altenew! You're products are awesome

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  6. Hello from York, PA! Love your blue flowers!

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  7. Hello from New York! Happy Anniversary Altenew! Beautiful card Annemarie!

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  8. Hi, from Illinois!! Love your Beautiful card!!!

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  9. Hello from Hutchinson, MN! Beautiful Anniversary card! Happy Anniversary Altenew!!

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  10. Hello from Washington State! What a lovely card! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  11. Hi from Michigan. Very lovely card.

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  12. Elegant card for an anniversary. Perfect for the occasion. And love the colors that you used.

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  13. Hi !!! I am from Rumford, Maine. Very pretty card. I never thought of doing leaves in gray. I loooove it. tyfs :)

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  14. Hello from Danville, Virginia! Love the gray and blue for the flowers and leaves. Looks stunning!

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  15. Lovely card. Love the colors especially the blue. So pretty

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  16. Hi from Wilmington, DE! Your card is beautiful both in color and design!

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  17. Hi' I'm Cheryl from Lakeville MN. Love this card, but then blue is my favorite color, but love how you used the gray for the leaves-it just takes it to the next level.

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  18. Danyelle from Fayetteville, NC says this card is so beautiful! I love the.blue! Such a delight! Thanks for sharing, truly gorgeous and inspiring! Congratulations Altenew and thanks for this hop and wonderful opportunity!

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  19. Hello from Canada! Loving the silver and blue together, such a lovely combo!

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  20. The blue and silver are so elegant. Beautiful!!

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  21. LOVE the blue flowers with the gray leaves and swirls!!! So beautiful!!!

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  22. Those flowers look like they are emerging from a spring rain. Just fabulous

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  23. Hi from Tampa, Florida, USA! Beautiful card! Such fabulous inspiration - thank you so much for sharing your talent with us!!

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  24. Hello from Wisconsin! Lovely card!

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  25. Hi from Ladysmith, Virginia. The silver embossing is lovely with the beautiful, bright blue. Very beautiful.

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  26. Very pretty background. Well done!

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  27. Hi, from Brookfield, Wisconsin - loving your card - so pretty

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  28. Hello from South Florida!! Your
    card is so very elegant.

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  29. Hi from Cape Cod! The sun is shining, and things seem to be greening up! Happy 8th Birthday, Altenew! Simply Beautiful! I adore that blue and grey palette!

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  30. Beautiful color choices. Hi from Donna Shultz in Raleigh, North Carolina!

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  31. Beautiful colors and beautiful card.

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  32. Hi, From Chicago, IL! OMG! Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew! I LOVE the blue! Gorgeous design!

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  33. It's always a joy to see florals in these unusual, yet pretty, palettes. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  34. Hi from 🇨🇦.
    Annemarie you too have done an amazing job on your card. What a lovely colour combo. Beautifully done!

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  35. Hi from Vancouver Canada :) I really like your color combination, especially with the navy cardstock in the background. Thanks for sharing!

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  36. Hi from Cedar City, Utah! Happy anniversary to Altenew!

    What a lovely anniversary card you created! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  37. Happy Anniversary Altenew from Holton, Mi. This message is from another Anne Marie... I love the use of dark cardstock. It really adds some drama. Lovely shades of blue and grey. Nicely done Annemarie and TFS in the celebration!

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  38. Lovely card! I am going to have to copy your design.

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  39. Hello from Seattle. This card is both subtle and striking. Beautifully done.

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  40. Hello from Idaho. Very lovely card.

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  41. The coloring you did is so beautiful. That blue was a great choice.

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  42. I don't often think about putting a sentiment on a diagonal, but you've done it nicely here. thanks for sharing.

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  43. These colors together are so pretty!

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  44. Hi from Davis County, Utah!

    Love the blue.

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  45. Love the colors that you used and the way you matted the card panel. Beautiful and elegant.

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  46. Hi..I am from the Caribbean islands of Trinidad & Tobago!
    Lovely card!

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  47. Beautiful colors and composition. Love it!

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  48. Hi from lovely Lou., Kentucky love gray and navy on this card. Happy 8th anniversary and thanks for sharing!

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  49. Hello from Muskego, WI! So beautiful!!

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  50. Hi from Pennsylvania (USA), Annemarie! I like the card very much and send a big CONGRATS to Altenew on this anniversary!!
    Lori S in PA

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  51. Such a beautiful card! Calm and soothing!

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  52. Hi from Texas! The navy blue is a nice change from the "usual" colors.

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  53. Hello from Las Vegas! I love the color!

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  54. Hi from Minnesota!
    your card is so elegant, thanks for the inspiration!

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  55. Hello from Sacramento, CA - Beautiful card using the gray and blue....love it.

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  56. hello from Australia, such a pretty card, love the blue and greys together

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  57. Hi from Ridgecrest, CA! I love your simple but elegant blue and gray card! Thanks for sharing!!

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  58. Hello from Texas. Beautiful colors you used. A perfect anniversary card!

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  59. Blues and silvers are such a sophisticated combination. Truly an exotic design and beautifully executed by a talented artist.

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  60. Hi from TN! I love this with the blues! So beautiful!

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  61. Beautiful card! I am a huge fan of blue florals with grey leaves. So classy!

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  62. Hello from the PNW! Beautiful!

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  63. Hi, from Millstadt, IL
    The soft colors of your card
    are beautiful. Love it.
    thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  64. Hello from WV. Happy Anniversary Altenew!

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  65. Hi from Maine, lovely card <3

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  66. Hiya from Florida. Great work on this one- it's beautiful.

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  67. Hello from Round Rock TX! Love your pretty card! The blue is so pretty!

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  68. Hello from southern New Jersey. I love blue flowers & I love your card! Maryann Ferry

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  69. Beautiful; the grey ink adds so much softness to the card and yet, it adds a lot of impact.

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  70. Such an amazing and beautiful card! Love blue and grey

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  71. Great design...love the soft coloring. tfs-stay well.

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  72. Hi I’m from Saskatchewan Canada. Love the shine and the color combination

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  73. Hello from Manchester, NH - USA - WOW, I love your use of color, especially the gray on the leaves.

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  74. Hi I'm from NC, US and I love blog hops! Beautiful card! And I love the colors.

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  75. Hi from central NC! Love the soft blues of this card!

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  76. Hello my name is Amy!! From London Ontario Canada. The gray and navy look fantastic together! Are you from New Zealand? It's beautiful there!!! 😍

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  77. Hi from NW Ohio. Beautiful Anniversary Card.
    Happy Anniversary, Altenew!

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  78. Love the blues. Thanks for sharing.

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  79. The blue is so pretty, love the card!

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  80. Hello from Florida. Love your combination of colors and they present a delicate scene. Beautiful!!

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  81. Hello from Idaho! Thanks for sharing your beautiful card!

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  82. Nice project share from the kit. I like the color combination between the flower and leaves.

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  83. Pretty in blue! Hello from Washington state!

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  84. Hi from California. Love the colors - would not have thought to use that for the leaves, but it is beautiful.

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  85. Hello from Idaho! Love your card!

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  86. Hello from Ohio! Love this layering technique, this is a wonderful anniversary card design! Thanks for the inspiration Annemarie!

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  87. Hi from TX! The blue with the silver/grey makes a sophisticated look!!

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  88. Hi from Colorado. Love the color combination you chose. Very pretty card

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  89. Hi from Alberta, Canada!

    I love the blue hues of this card!

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  90. Hi from northern CA!
    Beautiful anniversary card! I love the flowers!

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  91. Hi from Freehold, NJ!
    Love the blue, beautiful card!

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  92. Lovely card! I love the subtle colors. What a great project kit!

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  93. What a pretty anniversary card for Altenew! Thank you for the inspiration.

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  94. Hi from England. Love the soft colours and the sentiment on an angle

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  95. Hi from Pennsylvania, beautiful card, very nice touch using grey leaves with blue flowers.

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  96. Hi from Chicago! You made a beautiful card, the Craft Your Life kits are so wonderful, so many great products.

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  97. Your use of the blue color brings out the design so nicely. Great card!

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  98. The silver and blue are so elegant together!

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  99. Hi from California! What a beautiful card! I love your choice to use navy, it makes for a lovely change and looks amazing with the silver.

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  100. Hello from Saskatchewan Canada! Classy and elegant floral card!

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  101. Hi from Ontario, Canada. Love the classic colours used to create this lovely card!

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  102. Hi from the Florida Panhandle. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for sharing.

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  103. Hi from Calgary, AB! Gorgeous card! I love the colours!

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  104. Hello from Colorado ... your card is absolutely lovely! thanks for sharing with us.

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  105. Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew from Oviedo, Florida! Very pretty card!

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  106. Hi from Michigan USA. Happy birthday Altenew! The blues are so calming. Lovely card. I thought it was embossed, but its grey ink. Huh? Love it! Great for times you don't want that punch of effect. This still made it pop so pretty and special! Great idea.

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  107. hi from Ontario Canada!! Your card is so pretty. Love the blues you chose. It is cheery and elegant. Thanks for sharing!

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  108. Hi from Dublin, Ireland! That's a really pretty and elegant card, thank you for sharing!

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  109. Hi from Lexington, SC. I am always looking for new ways to create Anniversary cards. Great card

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  110. Hi From Niagara Falls! Beautiful card!

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  111. I love the blue you used on the flower blooms.

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  112. Hi from Dayton OH. Beautifully different blue blooms.

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  113. Hi from St. Paul, MN. Beautiful card, love the blues and grays!

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  114. Hope Altenew's 8th anniversary is as beautiful as this card!

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  115. Hi from Long Island, NY. Such a pretty anniversary card!

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  116. Blue is my favorite color! So elegant!

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  117. Hi from Sydney Australia! Lovely card - perfect for Altenew's anniversary!

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  118. Great job with color blending!

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  119. Hello from Wakefield, RI, USA!! This is so beautiful!!

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  120. Hi from St. Charles, MO! Your card is gorgeous!

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  121. Hi from Texas. What a soft and lovely card, Annemarie! Love the blue and gray colors you chose!

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  122. This is one of the latest sets I purchased and really love your design of it!

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  123. Love how the gray makes the blue so vibrant. Beautiful card

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  124. Hi from Australia! Your card has a lovely delicate look. Thanks so much for the great inspiration. Take care! :)

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  125. Hello from Macedon NY. Love your card! The blue and gray color combination is always one of my favorites.

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  126. Hi from Myrtle Beach, SC...

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  127. Orange County,CA. The blue and grey/silver look is amazing. I really, really love it. It is so different.

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  128. Hello from Philadelphia, PA. Your choice of colors is super as it makes the card appropriate for men and for women. Thank you.

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  129. Hello from Maryland/DC! Happy anniversary! I love Altenew products! Thanks for great ideas and tools! Beautiful cards!

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  130. Vicki from Virginia here! What a nice color combination! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  131. Hello from Appleton Wisconsin. I absolutely love Altenew's floral stamps as they are so realistic. Love your card😁

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  132. Love the blue and gray. Gorgeous card

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  133. Hi from NH! Happy anniversary to Altenew! What a beautiful card. I love the silver embossing with the blues and grays! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  134. Hello from Alaska! Your card is so lovely!

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  135. Love the blue and gray combination

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  136. Hi from Virginia. Your card is so pretty.

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  137. Hi from San Diego, CA! Beautiful, gentle, card! I love the bold sentiment over your beautifully colored, muted flowers. Love your colors, too. Thank you for sharing

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  138. Such a beautiful card in a lovely color combo! :)

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  139. Hi from Tracy, CA. Love the colors and the beautiful card.

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  140. Hello from Clarence, New York. I love how soft your card is.
    Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew.

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  141. Hello from Washington. I like your use of the matte silver accents. It really adds interest.

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  142. Hi from Escondido, CA! Such a pretty card. I love the navy and gray together.

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  143. Hi from Bellville TX
    You did wonders with the kit. Very pretty.

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  144. Hi from Kentucky. I love navy and gray, beautiful card!

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  145. Beautiful card. So soft and delicate.

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  146. Hi from Cental Florida! Very pretty Annemarie, I love the color combo!

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  147. Hello from NY! You created a beautiful anniversary card for Altenew’s anniversary! Love your unique color choices!

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  148. Hello from Indiana! Thank you for sharing your gorgeous card. Congrats to Altenew on their anniversary.

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  149. Hi from Quincy, Wa. I am a sucker for a blue card. My favorite color, lol gorgeous card!

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  150. Hello from Portland Oregon, what a great card' silver and blue make such a stunning combination. Love the stsmpset you choose to showcase! It is a lovely one

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  151. Hi from Cologne, Germany! Love the use of greys in you card! I would never have thought of that!

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  152. Hi from sunny Gold Coast, Queensland Australia. What a gorgeous choice of colours - your card is stunning!

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  153. Thanks for sharing your lovely card!!

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  154. Hi from Victoria, BC on Vancouver Island. Beautiful card.

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  155. Hi, from IL. Very subtle card. Thanks for celebrating and sharing on AlteNew's 8th Anniversary!

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  156. Hi from Northern Kentucky! Beautiful card! Love the blue & silver together!

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  157. Hi from Arizona. that color combo is gorgeous. love the subtle leaf color.

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  158. Hi, from northwest Alabama! Love your beautiful anniversary card! Thanks for sharing AND happy 8th birthday to Altenew!!!!!!

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  159. Hi from Texas! I love this color combination- so pretty!

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    1. Hi from Parker CO. A very pretty card- the colors are lovely. Congrats to Altenew on their 8th anniversary.

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  160. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card!

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  161. Hi from Pennsylvania! So excited to celebrate with Altenew and see all the beautiful creations. what beautiful card, love that shade of blue.

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  162. Happy 8th Anniversary from Altenew’s hometown, Syracuse, NY! Layers and minimal colors create a beautiful card.

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  163. Really pretty and that blue is stunning!

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  164. Hello from Northern VA!Such a pretty card.

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  165. Hi from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Your card is gorgeous! I love the gray leaves. And the softness of the flowers! So pretty.

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  166. Hi from Elkridge, MD! Lovely card. Thanks for sharing.

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  167. This card is perfect for an anniversary! Elegant! May I ask what colors you used to get that truly lovely shade of blue, please? It is absolutely magical!

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  168. Hi from AZ! Thanks for sharing this gorgeous card!

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  169. Hello from BC Canada :) I love the muted softness the grey gives to the leaves and swirls, giving the blue flowers more space to shine their beauty :)

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  170. Hi from PA. Love the color combinations on this card .

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  171. Lovely blue blooms and I like the diagonal line of the sentiment.

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  172. I love the contrast between the silver and blue!

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  173. Hello from chilly Northern Michigan! Love your card, so very pretty.

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  174. Hello from Charlotte, NC! Such a beautiful card!!

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  175. Hi from New Hampshire! This beautiful card design would be so great for a 25th anniversary card!

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  176. Hi from Orlando! Stunning card!

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  177. Hello from Wisconsin. Beautiful card!

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  178. Very pretty card! That blue is gorgeous.

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  179. Hi from Ohio. So pretty in blue and grey.

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  180. Hi, I'm from Texas. I just adore the blue flowers! I will have to try that on my next card. Great choice with a Craft Your Life kit. Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew!

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  181. This is Vicki Breson
    Hi, I'm from Texas. I just adore the blue flowers! I will have to try that on my next card. Great choice with a Craft Your Life kit. Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew!

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  182. This is beautiful! Blue and gray is one of my absolute favorite color combos. I love those gray leaves.

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  183. Happy 8th Anniversary from Seaview Washington...Beautiful cards.

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  184. Hi from NJ! I think the navy sets off your card beautifully.

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