Can’t believe 2021 is almost over! Not one of the best years … I am sure everyone can agree but let’s see the good in everything … like how creative I have been while being in lockdown and how much this hobby/job kept me going! So today we have a fun “year in review” blog hop along with giveaways!

Let’s see some of the cards I made using the wonderful Altenew releases!

Want to see step by step video tutorials on these cards and check the products used?! Here are the links!


Altenew 7th Anniversary Blog Hop

1 release – 7 cards | Altenew blog hop & giveaway

top 3 favorites | Altenew dies release

Altenew February release | Blog Hop & Giveaway


Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 5 lucky winners and a $15 gift certificate to 4 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog HERE or share Altenew projects with #AltenewBest2021 on social media by 01/06/2022 for a chance to win. 9 winners will be announced on the Altenew Winners Page on 01/08/2022.

Blog hop order

More inspiration

Would you like even more inspiration using Altenew products that I shared this year?! Here are a few more links for you! Grab a cuppa and enjoy the videos!

3D Embossing Folders | Altenew release and Giveaway

Altenew Blog hop & Giveaways

Altenew December release & Giveaway

top 3 favorites | Altenew dies release



  1. I really like that you show your top three favorites and then you show how to make them into cards. It is super helpful. I love the little die cut envelope card. Thank you.

  2. I love the sunglasses card it is so unique and shows such originality. Thanks for sharing your talent with us!

  3. Thank you for a year of inspiration using Altenew products. You always make the stamp and die sets so accessible. I also appreciate how often you show creative ways to use the products. That helps me justify buying more supplies. “Honey, Look what all I can do with just this one more product!”

  4. I love your card style and will come back and re-visit your favorites. Thanks for the links to the videos! Thanks also to you and Altenew for all the inspiration!

  5. What a fun post! Sometimes it’s good — and fun — to look back. I have to agree, the sunglasses card was extra a-mazing!!! Here’s hoping 2022 is a better year for the world. Best wishes to you for a new year full of love, health, happiness, joy, peace and, of course, lots of creative projects! Cheers!! Happy New Year, Vicky

  6. I love your videos so much, I always get a fresh cup of coffee then thoroughly enjoy that time with you. The sunglasses were my favorite post of the year. I made many many versions of that card including a Santa card. Thank you for inspiring me and encouraging me to try new techniques.

  7. Thank you Vicky for inspiring creativity! Love the cards you chose to share for this hop! Altenew has such a great variety of products!

  8. I really like your sunglasses card. I think it is my favorite one that I have seen using that stamp/die set. I will be back to watch your videos when I am ready to create.

  9. Wonderful designs Vicky, I love your “ YOU are amazing “ CAS card, but all your designs are fabulous. Thanks for the inspiration and happy new year!

  10. Wonderful project shared throughout the year. Love watching the videos for color and layering inspiration. I really enjoy t he mixed media takes as well. Thank you for sharing and have a happy new year!

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