Friday, December 22, 2017

Altenew: A Year in Review Blog Hop


Thanks for joining me today for a PARADE...Altenew: A Year in Review Blog Hop:)) Have you enjoyed the hope so far? I get giddy with all the inspiration! If you are hopping from the beginning you should be arriving from Emily's blog. a full bloghop list is at the end of this post.
 OH! how I adore playing with Altenew products!!  I think I can safely say YELLOW and BLUE were my favorite colors to work with this year. And what a Glorious year of creating it has been:))
 ALTENEW products I've used are listed under each photo for your convenience; with affiliate links at no extra cost to you.
Here we go!
Simple masking on this one layer card sent out for the Facebook Fan Group cardswap.  Linking to the Year In Review Inspiration Challenge.

Colored a cluster of blooms draped over a "tray" with the new Artistic Markers.
Stamps: Charmed, Framed 

So excited that STENCILS are available at Altenew:))
Stamps:Floral Fantasy, sentiment Dahlia Blossoms  

Loving the look of the new creative 3D dies!
Stamps: XOXO from SWEET FRIEND 
Dies: Floral Fantasy 3D,  Leafy Garland, Shutters Cover die used as a stencil 

Click here for the Original post on this sweet number.
Stamps: Layered LaurelPattern Play-CircleLittle OneFramed  
Other: Crisp Inks

Colored the sweet friend frame with Ziggy's and markers.

This card was created for the Celebrating Parents Card Drive.

Stamps: Sentiment from Build-a Flower: Ranunculus 

A marble background can be made with the lightening images from Rain or Shine stamp set. 
Other: Crisp Inks

A bit of Mixed media fun on this card:))

Playing with fussy cut blooms and adding dimension by curling each petal with a pencil.
Stamps: Hibiscus Bouquet


One lone Tulip is lovely in a flurry of dots!
Stamps: Tulip

Well, you made it to the end of this photo heavy post:))  Your next stop is Kelly Latevola.
 If you have any question about my creations here please ask in the comment section and I will do my best to answer. 

And wishing all of you who celebrate, a very Merry ChristmasWishing you all a very Blessed end of year with family and Friends.  LOOKING forward to seeing you in 2018!
Happy crafting:)

Prizes:
Altenew is giving away a $40 gift certificate to FIVE lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 01/03/2018 for a chance to win. Five winners will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog on 01/06/2018.

And a PRIZE from Comments left here on my blog:)
I will draw a winner to receive a $20 gift certificate at Altenew. I will announce the winner on 01/05/2018.
EDITED:
What a positively fantastic way to end this blog hop. I love blue and your soft hues are so lovely - thank you and Happy Holidays.
CarolPlease contact Altenew at winner@altenew.com with the subject line Altenew: A Year in Review Blog Hop Winner from LauraJane's Blog.
Thank you Altenew for providing this Shopping Spree:))


Bloghop Order:

A FABULOUS coupon for YOU:))


Thanks for stopping by!
LauraJane:)

78 comments:

  1. wow what exceptional cards - each one is so unique and so pretty - love the backgrounds:)

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  2. Each one of these is gorgeous, but I am really drawn to the blooms in a tray one. Nice use of the Altenew products!

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  3. Gorgeous cards! Love the coloring.

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  4. Your cards are fabulous. Thank you for sharing your talent and beautiful Altenew samples.

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  5. Wowza, a fabulous array of cards. I love the 'For You' card. So lovely of a design and your coloring is simply a masterpiece.

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  6. Your cards are so beautiful, Laura Jane! Love each one of them.

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  7. Very lovely cards. Thanks so much for sharing and Happy Holidays!

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  8. Love your technique....beautiful

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  9. Wonderful background techniques. Merry Christmas

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  10. Lovely coloring and great backgrounds.

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  11. All of your projects are very inspiring. Thanks for sharing.

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  12. Thank you for sharing, happy holidays

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  13. These are wonderful! Thanks for showing how much the stencils add to a card.....have to get somm.

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  14. Beautiful work LauraJane! You make the prettiest floral cards and your coloring skills knock my socks off!

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  15. love your stenciled background cards, LauraJane - so pretty!

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  16. Garden full of gorgeous works of art! So beautiful! So much fun! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  17. Lovely! Blue and yellow are two of my favorites too! Thanks for sharing!

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  18. Thanks for sharing your lovely cards for our inspiration!

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  19. Gorgeous cards, I especially love your yellow Sketchy Flowers card!

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  20. Enjoying all the year in review projects! Beautiful cards! Your Sketchy Floral card is amazing... gorgeous colors!

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  21. Thank you for all the inspiration!

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  22. So many beautiful cards! My favorite is the card made with the Floral Fantasy 3D die.

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  23. Gorgeous! I love your baby card. Such a great blend of some wonderful sets.

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  24. Love the medallion stamp card.

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  25. Thanks so much for sharing such beautiful cards.

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  26. Such a variety of cards, they are all so beautiful & your florals are stunners x

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  27. What a display of beautiful cards!! Such lovely colour combinations and your colouring is always so beautifully done. Enjoying this blog hop!!

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  28. So many amazing cards! My fav is the Sweet Little one using the Laurel stamp set. When I first saw that card earlier this year, it inspired me enough to purchase the Laurel stamp set. I have my first granddaughter on the way and cannot wait to CASE this card!

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  29. So many lovely examples!! Thank you so much. I really love the marble background--it totally stopped the slow scroll down the page!!

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  30. Awesome coloring and beautiful cards. They go hand-in-hand and inspire!

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  31. Your cards are beautiful! I love yellow and blue together...so pretty! Thank you for sharing your talents and inspiration with us! Merry Christmas!

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  32. You have a great year filled with lots of beautiful work, thanks for sharing!

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  33. Thank you for sharing your cards throughout the year! They are very beautiful!

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  34. These cards are beautiful...love the colors you use together!!

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  35. Beautiful cards - love the colors.

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  36. Lovely cards from 2017! Thank you for sharing.

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  37. Just found you through the blog hop, love your style. Beautiful backgrounds.

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  38. Absolutely WONDERFUL cards, I love your inspiration! I especially love the Sketchy Floral Thanks card!

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  39. What a positively fantastic way to end this blog hop. I love blue and your soft hues are so lovely - thank you and Happy Holidays.

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  40. I've enjoyed seeing Altenew through 2017, I cant wait to see what they have in store for 2018!

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  41. I love all your blue and teal tones in your projects!

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  42. Laura, great floral card designs - I am in awe of your talent, as I am a new crafter.

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  43. All the cards are fabulous and inspiring! Really enjoying this blog hop since there are so many amazing crafters participating!

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  44. They are alllll amazing LauraJane!

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  45. All your cards are just so amazing Laura.I can keep looking at them all day long...Beautiful color choices and designs .They are just Wowww!!
    Wishing you and your family a very merry christmas :)

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  46. Oh my these are all so lovely. I love what you did with the stencil wall and the tulip is gorgeous.

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  47. That XOXO card is stunning with the soft, subtle water colored flowers! Gorgeous!

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  48. FABULOUS favourites!
    LOVE your designs, colours and techniques!
    My favourites are your STUNNING "enjoy the little things" and BOLD & BEAUTIFUL sketchy floral thanks - WOW!

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  49. What an amazing array of cards to showcase the year in review!! That Thanks card just reached out & grabbed me! So vivid! Happy New Year!

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  50. Cards 2, 3 and 7 are all making my heart happy! Even though all of these cards are gorgeous those are the three that steal the show for me! TFS!

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  51. Very nice cards. Thanks for taking the time to share them.

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  52. Such beautiful cards! You do flowers so well!

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  53. So many fabulous cards! Love the hark the herald angels sing card!

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  54. Blue is my favorite color and
    you seem to use a lot of that
    color. Love it.
    Fantastic cards.
    thanks for sharing.

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  55. Absolutely beautiful and stunning set of cards. loved all of them.. thank you so much for the inspiration..

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  56. So many beautiful cards! Each one is very pretty! Thanks for sharing your inspirations with us :)

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  57. I love to see your florals with the markers! Beautiful work!

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  58. These are beautiful, your coloring is amazing. Thanks are sharing.

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  59. The projects you've chose to share are fabulous. Thanks for the inspiration you provided this year. Happy New Year to you.

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  60. Love the softness in all your projects...so pretty!

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  61. Wow! I haven't heard of Altenew before. Florals are my favorite and these cards just blew me away. Im so glad I stumbled upon your blog and this review. Thank you for sharing!

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  62. Your backgrounds really make your cards shine!

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  63. Wonderful variety of cards!
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  64. Wow. What pretty cards. The one for the celebrating parents card drive is just lovely.

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  65. Oh my ! All your cards are just fantastic !
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  66. I love all your cards especially the tulip card.

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  67. Such beautiful cards. I especially love the “welcome little one” card, it’s so sweet.

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  68. Your cards are all so different! I couldn't pick just one or two as my favorites. Love your coloring !

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  69. Wonderful cards. Love the colors and designs. Altenew products are so unique and beautiful. Happy New Year.

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