Altenew 8th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 4 + Giveaway (over $2,000 in Total Prizes)

Welcome to a fun blog hop as we celebrate the 8th Anniversary of Altenew. Join the blog hop to to get inspired and to win amazing prizes!


Today I am sharing one of my favorite projects I created lately using Altenew products, and it just had to be a flower one!

video tutorial

You can enjoy the video below or at my YouTube channel

close-up photos

Supplies & Free Gift Offer


Craft Your Life Project Kit:…
[ ALTN ]
Altenew – Dies – Mega Stamp Frames
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lime Crisp Dye Ink
[ ALTN ]
Razzleberry Crisp Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Pinkalicious Crisp Dye Ink
[ ALTN ]
Bearly Art glue – fine tip
[ SPL | SSS ]
Tim Holtz – Large Scissors
[ SBC | SSS ]
gem pick up tool
Snowdrop Mix – pearls & Gems
[ SSS ]
Tonic WHITE BLIZZARD Nuvo Glitter Drops
[ SSS ]
Ink Blending Tool – Large
[ SBC | SSS ]
Detailed Blending Brushes
[ SBC | SSS ]
Ink Blending Tool – Small
[ SBC | SSS ]
low tack craft tape
[ SBC | SSS ]
MISTI stamping platform
[ SBC | SSS ]
Neenah Solar White Cardstock
[ SBC | SSS ]
Spellbinders – Platinum 6 – Die…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Paper Comfort Trimmer
[ SBC | SSS ]
Glass Media Mat
[ SBC | SSS ]
Fresh Leaf Crisp Dye Ink
[ ALTN ]

Giveaway Prizes

Over $2,000 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 26 awesome companies/crafty friends who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:

Be sure to leave comments by 4/15/2022 for a chance to win one of 50 prizes!

To make the hop more exciting, start your comment with “Hi from (city or country where you’re from)!”

50 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.

Blog Hop Order

Altenew Blog

Vicky Papaioannou  — you are here

My Little Attic

Laurie Willison

Nathalie DeSousa

Tenia Nelson

My Sweet Petunia

Norine Borys

Sande Woodson

Caly Person

Claudia Anderson

Reiko Tsuchida ***Note: Due to strict regulations in Japan, you might not be able to leave a comment on her blog post.






  1. Hi from Canada.
    Vicky you always do such a beautiful job on everything you make and today is no exception! Simply stunning!

  2. Hello from Calif. I love your floral cards and your wonderful “alphabet” floral journal pages.

  3. Hi from Jefferson City Missouri! Congratulations on your 8th Anniversary! I love all of your florals!

  4. Happy 8th Anniversary from Altenew’s hometown, Syracuse, NY! I love your ink blended sweet Feathered Lilies…

  5. Hello from wonderful Wellington, FL. Love the ink blending through stencils, the angled frames and use of sentiment to cover a “boo boo”! Thanks

  6. Hello from wonderful Wellington, FL. Love how you used angled frames and a sentiment to cover a boo-boo

  7. Hello from Philadelphia, PA. I can’t wait to try your ideas. I am a big fan. Thank you.

  8. ? hi from Ohio! Love the color palette and the floral set you chose for this design Vicky! Thanks for the inspiration!

  9. Hello from Tucson, AZ! Such a beautiful card, Vicky! I really like it when you put the background at an angle. It’s so unexpected and different. I hope to remember to give it a try some time! Thank you, Vicky!

  10. Hello from Michigan! It is cold and dreary here today but looking at your vibrant card gave me a smile. Thanks for sharing your creativity!

  11. Hi from NH! Happy anniversary to Altenew! What a beautiful card Vicky. Love the coloring and the touch of script writing in the background. Great frame! Thanks for the inspiration!

  12. Hello from Colorado … I have been enjoying your amazing creativity for many years … you never disappoint in terms of amazing projects. Thanks for sharing with us!

  13. Hi, from sunny southern California and wishing Altenew a very Happy 8th Birthday!
    This card is absolutely beautiful, Vicki! I love your style and every single card project that you share with us.

  14. Hello from Minnesota!
    Your card is gorgeous, the color combinations you chose just blend so well together!
    Thanks for sharing your talent.

  15. Hello from Oregon. I love how you used all the tools in the kit for your card. Great inspiration!

  16. Hi from Arizona, I truly love your video. Some of us need visual to understand how the card is made. And wow, this card is so awesome. I might have to buy this also.

  17. Hi from New York. So many great ideas, beautiful cards. Love seeing the process and supply lists. Thank you

  18. Vicky, what a beautiful card and love that you achieved even more dimension with the EF on the die cut flower. Love that Altenew has these coordinating products!

  19. Hi from sunny California! Vicky, thank you for including your video of how you made your gorgeous card!!! I’m a visual learner, so reading instructions isn’t as effective as watching a video. I appreciated your video so much I bounced over to You Tube so I could hit the THUMBS UP button for you!! Great job!

  20. Admiring your work from Southern California! Beautiful card, and thanks for the great blending tips.

  21. Hi from McConnellsburg Pennsylvania! So excited to celebrating al of with Altenew and see all the beautiful creations. Love your beautiful card. You are one of my favorite designers ❤️

  22. Hi from AZ! Thanks Vicky for sharing your amazing work with these terrific new Altenew products. I always enjoy your videos!

  23. Hello from Houston, Vicky gorgeous card and beautiful blending, you make it look very easy , Thank you.

  24. HI from Pennsylvania (US) –
    Vicky, as always, you’ve provided beauty and inspiration. Lovely!!! Great stencil work.
    Congrats to Altenew!!
    Lori S in PA

  25. Hi from Sedona! I must pop on over to your Youtube and check out the tutorial for another stunning card.

  26. Hello from Jax, FL! I’ve been a fan for years and am so grateful for all of the lovely work you share. ?

  27. Hello from Sacramento, CA – Beautiful card! I love using stencils for coloring. Thank you for the inspiration of shading with the stencils

  28. Hi from Penn Valley, CA!
    Gorgeous design and coloring! I love the Mega Stamp Frames die you used (another thing to add to my wish list!)…. and the flowers are just beautiful!

  29. Hi from Ladysmith, VA. I’ve always loved the postage stamp frame. Color is especially beautiful!

  30. Hi Vicky,
    Sunny greetings from Colorado!
    Like always “ just stunning “. You give us all such wonderful ideas and inspiration! Love that new Altenew set just gorgeous and you make it so easy!
    Thanks, ❤️

  31. Hi from Penticton BC Everything you do is wonderful ! i’m such a fan of your work a and this is lovely!

  32. Hello from Texas. Your card is splendid! I really enjoyed your video tutorial showing your
    coloring technique using the matching stencils. I’ve only recently been introduced to the coloring stencils and I found your video quite helpful. Thanks for sharing.

  33. Hi from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. This card is gorgeous! I will be watching your video as soon as I post this comment 🙂

  34. Hello from Holton, Mi. Vicky your florals are always so wonderful. I love Altenew and their products really help my creative side. Love their embossing folders and the blender brushes make your work so easy. TFS and Happy 8th anniversary Altenew!

  35. Hi, from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Beautiful card. Love how it is all put together, the background, the frame, and of course the flowers. Thanks.

  36. your card is beautiful, I love the colors, not sure if I have them yet, but definitiely going to get them…hello from Maine

  37. Danyelle from NC. Your card is very pretty! Love the pink colors’. Altenew has really nice products and talented design team members . Happy 8th

  38. Hello from Seattle, WA! This is a fantastic card. I enjoyed seeing your video again, and am so impressed with the size of this beautiful flower. I agree that these kits are fantastic, with all the pieces that work together.

  39. Hi from WA. I always love how you use pars of the project on the outside of the frames. It adds so much character. Beautiful!

  40. Hi from Florida! Vicky, this is beautiful! Love your color choices. Thank you so much for the video! Happy Anniversary Altenew!

  41. Wow so gorgeous, love the pink flowers. The extra detail of darker ink really makes them stand out

  42. Hello from Arizona. Thanks for sharing your video with all the great ideas and information on how to shade using stencils. I love it and am anxious to try it out.

  43. Hello from Minnesota, USA!
    I love how these kits have everything match! The embossing folder and layered stencils are my favorite parts– they make getting beautiful results easy!

  44. Hi, from Millstadt, IL
    The flowers are gorgeous.
    Beautiful card.
    thanks for sharing

  45. Hi from England in the UK. The video showing how you made this beautiful card was so helpful.

  46. Hello Vicky from Central Florida! This is such a beautiful card! I love how the color really pops!

  47. Hi from Wilmington, DE! I’m always happy to see a new video from you and this is such a beautiful card. With Altenew and you for inspiration, how can we go wrong! Thanks!

  48. I love the tipped frame – it is eye-catching without being distracting, and the beautiful pink lilies shine.

  49. Hi from Appleton Wisconsin. I love love love Altenew’s floral stamps – so realistic! Your card is beautiful.

  50. Fabulous card.
    So fun to see Altenew celebrating #8. One of my favorite companies.

  51. Hi from GA. Love the card, the colors, the flowers, the frame, everything. So elegant. Thanks for sharing.

  52. Hi from northwest Alabama! Pretty card! Love those flowers on your card! Thanks for sharing AND happy 8th birthday to Altenew!

  53. Hi from NY! Vicky, you always have such inspirational makes. Thank you for yet another beautiful card and tutorial!

  54. Hi from Texas. Happy 8th anniversary Altenew! I love the craft your life kits! I am always so excited to see people designing beautiful cards with the kits. Your card is perfect! I will be adding the framing technique to my next project. Thanks so much for the inspiration and step by step video.

  55. Hi from Maryland! Your card is absolutely stunning. Thanks for the helpful video showing us how you created it. My project life kit just arrived today. After seeing your card, I’m anxious to start playing with it.

  56. Hi from Přerov, the Czech republic. I love your work and inspirativní, you gibe to my creativity

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