I hope you had a wonderful Christmas time. I am taking a break from my regular blog posts as I enjoy some family time, but I do have some scheduled posts for you including this one. Happy holidays !
It’s time for a year in review with Altenew, and we all share our 4 favorite cards using Altenew products. There are giveaways too along with inspiration so hop hop hop!
- You should have arrived here from Reiko Tsuchida.
- The next stop on the hop is Altenew Scrapbook Blog
- If you want to start the blog hop from the beginning please visit Altenew Card Blog.
This year I was proud to be an Altenew ambassador, which gave me the opportunity to share lots of beautiful cards with their products that I absolutely love. Keep in mind that being an ambassador does not mean they pay me for posts ( I don’t do paid/sponsored posts), but I do get free products. And since I am a big Altenew fan … this is heaven!
It was hard for me to narrow it down to just 4 cards, but I just had to choose some with their wonderful flowers, one from their Christmas collection and of course the one with the ninja… just because it’s so much fun!
There are video tutorials for each and every one of those cards. For these videos. close-up photos and products lists click the links below:
Altenew is clearing out products from their warehouse so they can make some space to welcome new exciting products in the new year.
Save up to 50% off on the Warehouse Sale collection of more than 250 items including stamps, dies, inks, ink sprays, bundles, embellishments, and more. Shop HERE.
Valid now through 12/28/2018 at 11:59 pm EST.
There are many ways to win prizes along the hop:
- Leave me a comment below for a chance to win $20 gift certificate. The winner will be announced on my winners page by 1/3/2019
- Altenew is giving away a $40 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please visit Altenew Card Blogfor more info.
- There are also more giveaways on every stop of the hop!
The next stop on the blog hop is Altenew Scrapbook Blog
Great choices for your favs this year! I really do love Altenew’s layered florals and you always make them so beautifully. Best wishes for a wonderful New Year!
The Joy card is my fav. Just the right sparkle and contrast.
Love your picks for your faves of 2018! I love following all of your work. I think your art journal pages are my favorites.
The cards are beautiful. The Joy Card picked me!!
Love those layered florals. You’ve done so many great cards this year, Vicky, but you always do!
Your Ninja card was so adorable… and beautiful! Such creativity!!!
Wonderful picks from the last year!
Happy holidays dear Vicky!
I especially love the pink card: it has layering stamping, die cuts, background stamps – the works!
I always like the pink and green designs. You have taught me so much in card design.
I love ninjas!!! What a fun card! Perfect for my coworkers. Can’t wait to see what you come up with in 2019.
Look forward to your cards in the new year. These are really fine. Thank you and Happy New Year!!!
Awesome cards, I especially love the poinsettia card!
You always make the best cards! Love your pics for this year! Thanks for sharing and Happy New Year!
Your videos and cards have been such an inspiration all year long! Thanks
It’s always hard to pick favorite specially with Altenew ! I loved your cards 🙂
I love your Christmas poinsettia card!
Very nice. Thanks for sharing
Always love seeing how you use Altenew products. Great ideas.
love your selection of cards – so creative!!
Beautiful cards Vicky! Love the poinsettia! Thanks & Happy New Year!
Wonderful cards. My fave is the one with the poinsettia.
I can’t imagine how you picked only four either! lol You have so many beautiful creations.
That bold red poinsettia on the black and gold blows my mind to pieces – so gorgeous!
These are so lovely…especially like the poinsettia on the black bacground–so stunning. tfs
I love your choices. Having a young grandson who loves martial arts I am in love with the first one.
Your flower cards are my favorites – thank you for all you share on your blog! A very Happy 2019 to you and your family! XO
That poinsettia is a real stunner!
they are great choices with the ninja being my favorite. happy 2019 to you!
You’re one of my favorite designers, Vicky! You’re so talented and creative.
This has truly been a year of amazing products from Altenew and wonderful inspiration from all the designers. It never ceases to amaze me how one product can be used in so many and different ways! Thank you for your special inspiration over the year!
Pretty cards! I love the Christmas one!
I love the pink and purple floral cards. They look like spring and I am looking forward to spring. Your cards are so inspiring to me. Love your creativity…
Beautiful cards! Thank you for sharing & Happy New Year!
It’s been a great year with you, Vicky. I can’t wait to see what you have in store for next year. ???
That Ninja card is the cutest! My grandsons would be thrilled to receive one like that! Beautiful inspiration!
Great favorites from this year–you’ve made some amazing projects using Altenew products. Thanks!
I always love all of your gorgeous cards! You picked out some great ones! I especially love the poinsettia card, it’s just beautiful on that black background!
Your cards are always so pretty. Happy New Year!
Love love love the ninja, what more can I say? Keep up the excellent work. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Your favorites are fabulous!! Great choices! The purple flower card is my favorite 🙂
All your cards are beautiful, Vicky. I especially loved the poinsettia. With the black background, it was elegant! I also like the cards you do that could be a part of my scrapbooking. I do think I am going to make a few cards this new year also. Have a Happy New Year!
Hi Vicky, My favorite stamp was on the poinsettia card you made. I always like the way you color your flowers.
Your ninja card is so fun! Have a Happy New Year!
Thanks for sharing all your beautiful cards throughout the year! Happy New Year!
How colorful and delightful, thanks for a year of fun!
All your cards are beautiful! I especially love the poinsettia card. Love the red with the dark background!
My favorite card is the purple flower one. But all are superb.
Always love your fabulous ideas. Thanks for the great videos.
I love your choices, but I have a few others that are favorites too.
Icky, I love watching what you create on your videos! Wonderful inspiration. Love your style. Don’t you just love the Altenew flowers!!
Your cards are very beautiful, but that poinsettia is breath-taking. It is just perfect. I think before the Christmas season is over, I need to try that one! Thanks for all the inspiration!
I really enjoyed/appreciated your reviews of Altenew products this year (inks, markers, etc) and I love their floral stamp designs, esp those that can be colored.
Love all your cards. They are always very inspiring. And I am a big fan of your videos.
I am partial to purple. Loved the thank you card.
I have enjoyed watching you create beautiful cards with Altenew products all year. You are always inspirational. Thank you.
Love your floral cards. I enjoy your videos and learn so much from them. yiu are such a talented designer and make it look so easy!
Your cards are awesome and I like your style. Altenew has some amazing floral designs and dies and it’s fun to see everyone’s favorites from these.
Love all your designs Vicky! Especially the poinsettia against the black background. Thanks for the inspiration!
wonderful choices for your favorites, Vicky – my favorite of yours is the poinsettia – looking forward to seeing more of your lovely projects in 2019!
Lovely cards and
wishing you a Happy
Carla from Utah
I pop in and out of your videos and really love them. The length is just right and the detail helps me learn new ideas.
You’ve made such beautiful cards in 2018 & I thank you so much for sharing all your work with us all. Can’t wait to see your cards in 2019. Thank you.
Love your cards… you do florals soooo well. I enjoy your videos and learn so much from them. Thank you
Love your cards, Vicky! And, your videos are always so informative and so well done. I look forward to seeing your creations in 2019.
how could you choose? 😀 these four were definitely wonderful and always inspiring!
Love your beautiful designs. Your first one was so refreshingly different with the ninja!
Gorgeous!! Your cards and creativity are amazing!
Love your fun ninja. Thanks for the great idea. I have that set and love creating with it. 🙂
I loved revisiting your gorgeous creations from 2018. You are very talented and have been a great teacher this year. I loved watching your video tutorials and have learned a great deal. Thanks for inspiring me. I’m looking forward to seeing how you use the 2019 Altenew product line.
I love seeing everyone’s favorites for 2018! So much inspiration along the hop! Your poinsettia against the black background is fabulous!
I like the dark background on the Christmas card. A little different.
having watched your many videos and all your beautiful cards for Altenew.. you really did have a hard job to chose just 4 spectacular cards. You chose the most amazing ones for sure.
Hi Vicky, looking forward to 2019 and another year full of wonderful projects from you. I have a question… there is a small machine you use, I think it is hand cranked, it may be a light seafoam green in color, you use it to apply double-sided tape to medium to larger sized pieces of paper, you actually run the piece of paper through the little machine, what is that called and/or where can I get one? thank you so much.
Oh I think you are looking for a sticker machine/maker…. mine is by Xyron and it comes in many sizes depending on how big pieces you want to run through. Look for “Xyron Sticker machine” or “Xyron Sticker maker”. Hope this helps
Here is a link (not affiliated) to check it out
I have always found myself spellbound by your creativity. I love watching you on Youtube. Thank you so much for your inspiration.
Beautiful cards. I look forward to what you bring us in 2019. Happy New Year!
Beautiful cards! The purple flower is my fav. I love flower cards too. Sadly I don’t own any Altenew stamps yet. Maybe this year!
Thank you for providing the videos. Great cards, especially the poinsettia card.
Wow – great cards. I am happy I found you and Altenew this year. Thanks for all your inspirations and sharing your talent. Happy New Year!
such beautiful work Vicky – I know you have done much more during the year with Altenew products and love watching your tutorials. Very creative. Here’s for another year of great inspiration ??
I look at your cards and I think “Yes! These are the cards I want!” I love your style, and I always learn so much from your videos. Thanks for a great year of inspiration; I can’t wait to see what you do in the new year.
LOVE your BEAUTIFUL designs and colour combos, ADORE your florals!
Thank You for sharing, taking the time to make your wonderful videos and INSPIRING 🙂
Beautiful and wonderfully creative designs for 2018! Fantastic inspiration Vicky!
Vicky, I always enjoy your pots, cards, videos, and beautiful accent! I am glad I found your talent this past year and look forward to seeing what you create in 2019! My favorite card of your four cards shown here is the purple flower. That is delightful and showcased so nicely. The ninja is fun and makes me wish my son was into that but he is more of a outdoor kid who likes forts and airsoft battles 🙂 ! Thank you and happy New year!
Gorgeous cards, beautiful coloring. Love them all.
Vicky, I have very much enjoyed your tutorials this year with all the amazing Altenew products.
It would have been very hard to narrow it down to four favorites! Keep up the great work in 2019! Thank you for sharing with us.
Love that ninja card!
Your cards are always wonderful! Thanks for another look at the Ninja. I really need that set. Everytime I see him I am reminded of my son (although I can’t exactly day why lol).
Your cards are always so inspiring! I love them all! I bought my first Altenew products (stamp sets and die cuts) this year and…YES I love them too!!! <3 <3 <3
That Christmas card will always be my favorite!! That red against the black was gorgeous!! I’m looking forward to 2019 to see what new ideas you have for us!!
Love the unique ninja card, it is stunning.
Love all the cards, my fave is the last one with red-gold-black color combo.
Fabulous cards…that ninja is so cute.
U are awesome! Thanks for the inspiration. Love your YouTube page.
What an array of cards! Thanks for the videos…very informative! Thank. you for sharing your talents.
Gorgeous works of art. Love your style, so inspiring, great videos too.
Thank you for sharing your favorites from 2018! I’ve had so much fun seeing what everyone shared.
Thank you for all your wonderful set of inspirations! Looking forward to more this year 🙂 Wishing you a very happy new year Vicky 🙂
Hi Vicky! What a lovely year of beauty you’ve brought us 🙂 Thanks for sharing!!!
Beautiful cards in your highlight! I love the poinsettia!
Thanks for another year of great inspiration, fun cards, and excellent videos! Not only did I love the art you shared, but I also liked seeing a bit of Greece when you showed a vacation video. 🙂 I like the cards you chose for this “look back at 2018,” but you could have chosen ANY of your designs and they would’ve been wonderful.
Happy new year, Vicky!! Looking forward to more of your great projects in the new year!