Join us today on a fun blog hop! The new Build-A Flower set has been released and Altenew has put together an inspirational blog hop with lots of giveaways.


Build-A-Flower subscription

You can get a monthly subscription plan for the Build-A-Flower collection. When signed up, you are guaranteed a spot in the monthly BAF releases and will receive a set each month – at a specially discounted price! ($35.00 →$29.99). You can get the set without being a subscriber but without the discount. This subscription always include the stamp set and the matching dies.

There is also an option to get a 5% discount if you get the bundle that includes the set and the ink cubes.

video tutorial

You can enjoy the video below or at my YouTube channel

close-up photos

There is a list of all the products I used along with the exact ink colors below the photos.


Links to multiple online stores linked below. Affiliate links used at no extra cost to you.

Build-A-Flower: Canterbury Bells —…
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Jet Black Crisp Dye Ink
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Cherry Blossom Oval Set
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Cherry Blossom Mini Cube Set
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Green Fields Oval Set
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Green Fields with Permanent Black…
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Nuvo – Deluxe Adhesive
[ SBC | SSS ]
Therm O Web – iCraft – Purple Tape -…
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Mini MISTI – Most Incredible Stamp…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Foam Mounting Tape – 36 Yards | ARTEZA
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Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz -…
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Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – Non-Stick…
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Pinkfresh Studio JEWELS MIX…
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Studio Katia TRIANGLE TRAY sk2119
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Crafter’s Companion – Gemini -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – 8.5 Inch…
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Tim Holtz Glass Media Mat
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Dress My Craft – Mini Score Board
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There are many ways to win prizes:

  • To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 5 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog for a chance to win.

  • They will 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 blogs on 03/08/2020.

blog hop order

Altenew Card Blog
Norine Borys
Vicky Papaioannou
Svitlana Shayevich
Amanda Baldwin
Jaycee Gaspar
Nenette S. Madero
Altenew Scrapbook Blog
Maryam Perez
Laurie Willison
Mindy Eggen
Virginia Lu
Nicole Watt
Ashlea Cornell
Kelly Griglione
Erum Tasneem



  1. Your cards are always so simple and elegant and this card is gorgeous . Love this new stamp set.

  2. Love this beautiful and elegant card. This is a very pretty stamp set and as for the mistakes…what mistakes? I don’t see any mistakes! 🙂

  3. Wonderful Canterbury Bells layering set! Gorgeous creation! I love the added bling! These flowers remind me of our USA Fox Gloves flowers.

  4. It is always refreshing when a crafter shows their mistakes and how to fix them rather than trying to be perfect. You cards and journal pages are always beautiful. I didn’t realize their was a subscription. How fun!

  5. Loved watching your video and your ways of “fixing” your boo boos! This card is so beautiful, Vicky!!

  6. You and Altenew make the best team ever for flowers. I adore their florals and am always in awe of your creativity with them. You make them all look gorgeous whether with cards or in your journals. Seriously and sincerely.

  7. Simple cards are always so stunning. The design really makes the card. May fav color is violet, but my second fav is “hot pink” and to me this one reads hot pink…so I love it.

  8. I love your card ! It is so elegant and simple . Really love the new stamp set ! Thank you for sharing

  9. Love your bold colors and simple design on this card, Vicky. This newest Build A Flower is jst gorgeous, and very different from past sets. Thanks for sharing with us!

  10. I’ve never heard of Canterbury Bells! They’re beautiful and you made such a lovely, pretty card. I appreciate your discussion of making mistakes and showing how to cover them up. I make mistakes often and through the encouragement of people like you, I’m learning to find a creative way to cover up the mistake rather than start all over. Thank you, Vicky.

  11. I loved your card! Thank you for sharing your techniques with us andalso showing us how to correct it ifwe make errors!

  12. Another wonderful addition to the BAF line! These Canterbury Bells are gorgeous and the sentiments are perfect to go along with them. Gorgeous CAS design Vicky, love the hot pink tones, the inks are perfect for this set! Thanks for the inspiration!

  13. Beautiful bells! I’m so glad you pointed out your ‘mistakes’ and how to fix them! I have a difficult time lining up some layering stamps though I love the look.

  14. Absolutely beautiful card! I really like the colors you chose! They don’t overpower the delicate blooms at all and the end result is really quite elegant. Thanks so much for sharing this lovely design!

  15. so beautiful Vicky. Nice to see the process – warts and all. Love how in the end it looks so amazing.

  16. What a CAS card but so elegant looking. Those stamp sets are so lovely. I liked your tips about covering up a mistake or flaw, good to know. Thank you for sharing your talent with us, I love watching you create. I always learn something new. Thanks for the chance to win also.
    ~Ginny K.~

  17. A beautiful stamp set and lovely card. Some of our most creativeness comes with finding unique ways to turn mistakes into beauty!

  18. Thank you for the video. It really will help once I get my stamp set in. I love everything about your card!

  19. Love your clean and simple card! It really allows for the beauty of the flower to stand out!!

  20. Beautiful stamp set! I loved the color you chose “pink”, very nice. I’d like to add this one to my flower stamps collection. Thanks again for gracing us with your talent. ;)))

  21. This is beautiful, Vicky! And you are exactly right- I look at others cards and think they are perfect. So glad you left your oopsies in the video. I love your videos, by the way! Thanks for the inspiration!

  22. I love your relaxed attitude about handcrafted cards. So true! I also use white gel pen to fix mistakes, and it is good to know I’m not the only one. Also, I love this classic design.

  23. Vicky P, you make it all look so easy to create. Such talent. I look forward to the Canterbury Bells set to arrive – when it comes out.

  24. Love your clean and simple card that really lets those beautiful Canterbury Bells shine. Thanks for all the tips about fixing our mistakes. 🙂

  25. Such a beautiful vintage feel with this newest release and especially with the pinks! Clever ideas to cover up the boo boos and will use them!

  26. Nice color choice, and the stitched frame works perfectly with that particular flower! Nicely done!

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