elegant flower card

Welcome to a fun blog hop! The new Altenew products have just been released and we celebrate with an inspirational blog hop and lots of giveaways.

The release is packed with wonderful products and includes sentiment and flower sets but also some unique ones too! You can check the whole release HERE and you can see them all closer in my video.

I love that they now release stencils to match the stamps which are great for so many techniques. I will post a video next week using those!

video tutorial

You can enjoy the video below or at my YouTube channel

close-up photos


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February 14, 2019 Release — Altenew
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Dotted Blooms Stamp Set — Altenew
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Dotted Blooms Die — Altenew
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Better Together Stamp Set — Altenew
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Rose Petal Oval Set
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Rose Petal Mini Cube Set
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Artist Markers Set D
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Embossing Ink
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Rose Gold Crisp Embossing Powder
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Studio Katia OCTOBER Crystals sk1018
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Tim Holtz Tonic GLASS MEDIA MAT 1914e
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My Sweet Petunia MISTI – Mini
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There are many ways to win prizes:

  • Leave me a comment below for a chance to win a $30 gift certificate. The winner will be announced on my winners page on 2/21/2019
  • To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please visit Altenew Card Blog to find out more
  • There are more giveaways on every stop of this blog hop

next stop

You next blog hop stop is my friend May Sukyong Park


  1. I get so inspired when I watch your videos…you make it look so easy.
    Thank you so much for making these videos

  2. I think that the Dotted Blooms is my favorite in this release and you did such a nice card with it. Thank you.

  3. Absolutely stunning! The little touches, like the embossing and the ribbon really make this feel like a luxurious card!

  4. What a gorgeous card Vicky! I love the gold embossing with pink, that’s always beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration!

  5. That rose gold embossing looks beautiful. I’ve been looking for a good rose gold. Such an elegant and pretty card. Looking forward to seeing what you do with the stencils! Would you please show how those 2 smaller stamp sets look when used? Thank you, Vicky!!

  6. Absolutely loved this release d your card is so elegant, cleanand plain beautiful! I love flowers so this release has everything I’d be interested in. Thanks for sharing your talent and this beautiful release. ??

  7. So pretty! Its very hard to pick one favorite set. I thinks it awesome that they are now doing mask and stencil sets, no more fussy cutting when you want to mask things off making it easier.
    Thanks Vicky!

  8. This is a gorgeous card Vicky. The whole release is wonderful but I love the Dotted Blooms set. Was happy that was the one you used today.

  9. Vicky, I always look forward to your tutorials and they never disappoint. I love the simplicity and elegance of this card. You always make me want to get up and stamp!

  10. Such a beautiful card! I started following you before making any cards and I could no longer resist and have started my collection. There are so many different items, I had trouble knowing where to start, but your videos have been so heplful! Thank you for your inspiration.

  11. You always make beautiful cards but I think my favorite stamp from this release is the tulip. thanks as always for sharing.

  12. Your card is beautiful1 I love the soft look of the pink and the rose gold together. I really like the large size of the Dotted Blooms- great for my scrapbook layouts, too!

  13. Yeah, flowers! When i try to use flowers in my work it often ends up in a bit disappointment – my flowers often look different than i wanted them to be. Anyway, your card again is gorgeous: it appears so tender and sturdy at once. Beautiful!

  14. I promised myself to stop buying stamps and supplies, then you and Altenew keep producing such beautiful products and art, I give in. You’d like I’d have enough stuff, in which I do, yet, I love the new stamp sets! Thank you, Vicky, for your videos and sharing your talent! Love you!

  15. I love that Dotted Blooms stamp set! My wallet is screaming at me to not purchase anything else this month… but my crafty little brain and heart say I need it! So, so pretty…

  16. Beautiful card and I love the rose gold embossing. This is my favorite stamp set from this release and I thank you for the inspiration.

  17. Yes, very elegant, just lovely. Altenew has such beautiful Flower Stamps with many pieces and sizes.. This release continues that status. Vicky, your work amplifies their products beauty. I hope to see you use the smaller stamps but also the exotic Tulip. I have Altenew’s older Tulip stamp – which is beautiful as well. I’ll be casing the differences:) As always, thanks! Denise

  18. I am always flashed seeing your beautiful, stunning and creative ideas!! Thank you for being such an inspiration, dear Vicky! Love from Switzerland.

  19. Love the Beautiful Peony Stamp and Die Set, Botanical Silhouettes Stamp Set! Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards, these stamps are gorgeous as well.

  20. Gorgeous, elegant card as always,Vicky.
    I loved seeing all the new flowers. No one does them quite like Altenew . The Baroque Flourish looks interesting, too. I love the idea of matching stencils and macaques.
    I can’t wait to see what else you create with these new releases. You work is so beautiful.

  21. Such a beautiful card and I would love to receive one. Your videos and explanations are concise and educational. Thank you.

  22. Vicky, a beautiful card! All the Altenew release looks gorgeous & I look forward to seeing your future videos featuring these products!

  23. Oh my another stamp set to put on my wish list. This is s beautiful card and so elegant. The embossing makes a lovely addition. So inspiring. Thank you.

  24. Your card is absolutely gorgeous!! Dotted Blooms is my favorite from this release. I enjoyed watching your video and I look forward to seeing what you create with additional items from this release.

  25. Gorgeous. I love the pink gems. I like the Baroque Motifs stamp set. Very pretty, and elegant. Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us. ???

  26. A lovely release and beautiful card. I look forward to your ideas on how to use the stencil/mask. Thank you for sharing such great inspiration.

  27. Wow what an amazing card, love the pink and gold. Vicky, you are an awesome Artist and love your tutorials.

  28. Beautiful card Vicky. You always inspire me. I love the dotted blooms stamp set. It reminds me of cherry blossoms. I also think the mini lavender set is cute too.

  29. What a lovely card. The rose gold embossing is elegant. I love how you inset the die cut into the matching negative space.

  30. Such a beautiful card as always, Vicky. This is my favourite stamp from the release, reminds me of the cherry blossoms on the tree in my backyard! Thank you for sharing your talent

  31. I am new to your work and you have inspired me so much. I am enjoying trying all your techniques. Your work is amazing and your tutorials are well explained and easy to follow. Love, love your work.

  32. Vicki – LOVE the pink and gold on this card. The raised die-cut takes this card right over the top. Can’t wait to watch the video.

  33. Such a lovely card. I love the embossing on your card. That is a beautiful stamp set too, one of my favorites. This is one Altenew’s best!!

  34. I sure am inspired with this release! I think I have enough and then whoops…..gotta have it!? I appreciate your designs and videos so very much Vicky….Thank you for your constant inspiration! ?

  35. Gorgeous card for so many occasions. Love Altenew stamps and dies. The way they guide you with colours is wonderful. Thank you for sharing and inspiring us to keep crafting!

  36. Very beautiful and elegant card. The pink and rose gold look perfect together. I like how you controlled the ink to add depth to the flowers. Thanks for the inspiration and the great video!

  37. Your card is absolutely gorgeous. I love the rose gold embossing around the floral image and the sentiment. Thanks for sharing your time and talent with us.

  38. What a beautiful card you made. I am so thrilled that I was able to order the Dotted Blooms set ….I cannot wait to make some beautiful cards with it. It is so elegant. Thank you for the video. Hugs!

  39. I think the combination of gold and pale pink is stunning! I am SO ready for spring to come, and these cherry blossoms are one of those things I’m looking forward to.

  40. Gorgeous card Vicky! The Dotted Bloom is my favorite as well. I love that your card is clean and simple. I think I may be casing this one!!

  41. Love what you did with the Dotted Blooms, Vicky! So beautiful! And so glad I ordered it for myself! I also really love the Exotic Tulips, and hope they will be a future video for your media album! Thanks for all your isnpiration….I have grown in this craft because of you.

  42. Such an elegant card! I love the way you raised the flower so the pink background shows underneath it and the way you used your finger to control where you were applying ink on the stamps. Thanks for the inspiration and great tips!

  43. Such a gorgeous card, Vicky! I love the rose gold embossing & the awesome design! This set is my favorite of the new release also.. Thanks for the great tip on using your finger to add ink to just small places!

  44. Thank you for the close look at the release & showing the making of your fantastic card, the gold embossing works very beautifully. My absolute favourite this time round is the peony so if you could find time to do lots of inspiration with this set I would be extremely grateful, especially a watercolour example.

  45. I think this stamp set is a favorite of everyone! Beautiful design and colors – rose gold is a favorite of mine. Thanks for the inspiration and tutorial!

  46. Vicky you are so lucky being able to ´play´ with Altenew´s February collection. Such beautiful stamps etc. Love Altenew´s products. Have just bought the watercolour pens (both sets) and one of their lovely flower stamp and die sets. Love what you did with the lovely floral spray stamp. TFS

  47. I love all your card designs and also your journal pages. You are so talented and know how to put together all the elements of a good card. Thanks for sharing!

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