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Altenew New Day Card Kit Blog Hop

Hi there! Welcome to my stop in the Altenew New Day Card Kit Blog Hop! If you’ve been hopping along with us, you should have arrived here from Yoonsun’s blog, however you can always find a full list of the blog hop participants listed below.

Just as the title of this blog hop indicates, this post is all about the Altenew New Day Card Kit! This kit is absolutely gorgeous and so unique. I was so in awe of all the pieces of this kit when I received in the mail.
My absolutely favorite part of the kit is the  Altenew 6×6 Reflection Paper Pad. I think it’s the most beautiful set of paper pad I have ever seen and there were several pages in this book that were so pretty that I wanted to frame it on its own. So of course, I had use some of my favorites in this pad to create my cards for today’s hop.

My very favorite sheet in this paper paid is this turqouise water colored florals, butterflies and hummingbird. The kit also comes with this stunning, intricate frame die that was perfect go along with the gold mirror card stock in the kit. Totally wow right?! It even cut so easily and cleanly, which goes to the quality of the die too. I used this same die again on Lagoon Cardstock (also found in the kit). I heat embossed my sentiment from the exclusive stamp set in the center of the rectangle which I inlaid into the frame.

Funny enough the last detail I added to this card was a happy accident. We all love those right? When I was trimming down my pattern paper, I accidentally trimmed too much of it vertically. When I was laying all my pieces together, I realized having that a slim area at the bottom actually added a nice accent to the card. So I used a small detail stamp from the exclusive stamp set in the kit to create a black and white background at the bottom. The frame and sentiment was lastly adhered to the card with foam tape. I really love how it all came together!

This next card was also created with primarily the contents of the kit. I pulled out this other absolutely gorgeous paper from the pack and was intially hesistant to do too much to it at first, but I took a bold move and stamped the florals from the exclusive stamp set right onto it in black. The black images stood out sharply against this colorful background. I wanted to do this to ground my sentiment towards the bottom.

I heat embossed my sentiment in white onto the Apple Red Card Stock, also part of the kit, and trimmed a thin strip. I adhered this to the card with foam tape. Then I used the New Day Card Kit Enamel Dots to add some final touches to the card. Easy peasy!

I’m very happy with how beautiful and quickly it was to make these cards and with just the contents of the kit. The only thing I used that was mine was the Versamark ink, black ink, and embossing powders, which I’m sure you all already own as part of your basic supplies.

Head on over to Tiffany’s blog next!

Cheers,

Promotion:

If you’re interested in purcashing the kit, starting today, Altenew is running a promotion for the purchase of the New Day Card Kit! Now is the best time!

Receive a FREE Meadow Flower Stamp Set when you order the New Day Card Kit 8/11 through 8/17/2017 at 11:59 PM EDT. The free gift will be added to cart automatically. Not valid on previous orders.

Giveaways:

And of course we can’t forget about giveaways! To celebrate this kit, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew blog by Thursday, August 17th at 11:59 pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew blog on Saturday, August 19th.

There’s more! I will also draw a winner from my blog to win a $30 gift certificate to Altenew. Please comment on my blog by Thursday, August 17th at 11:59 pm EST for a chance win. The winner will be announced on my blog on Friday, August 18th.

Supplies:

Blog Hop List:

Altenew
Vicky Papaioannou
Galina Filippenko
Svitlana Shayevich
Laurie Schmidlin
Isha Gupta
Mindy Baxter
Laura Jane
Chari Moss
Kimberly Crawford
Lydia Evans
Joni Nina Andaya
Barbara Engler
Yoonsun Hur
Keeway Tsao
Tiffany Solorio
Amy Tsuruta
TaeEun Yoo

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116 Comments

  • 1
    Debbie Rumpza says:

    Very pretty cards! I love those papers.

  • 2
    Riecy says:

    Lovely cards, patterned paper is so fun!

  • 3
    Jeanne Montgomery says:

    Altenew’s colors are fab. Your designs are amazing!

  • 4
    Katie Baird says:

    Beautiful cards! That gold die-cut frame is gorgeous! Thanks for a chance to win!

  • 5
    Katheryn Thames says:

    Absolutely beautiful cards today!

  • 6
    Lori Ritchie says:

    Both cards are lovely but I love the pale blue background!

    Lori from Canada

  • 7
    Deb W says:

    Glad you went bold. A beautiful card.

  • 8
    Becca Yahrling says:

    The papers in this kit really are WOW!! On your first card, the first thing I noticed was your “happy accident” and how much I really loved that look. Stunning cards.

  • 9
    Janet Goshorn says:

    Beautiful cards

  • 10
    Lisa says:

    Beautiful cards! Love all the beautiful papers in this it!

  • 11
    Donna Ligon says:

    I so love your hummingbird card! Gorgeous!

  • 12
    Dee Earnshaw says:

    Love your cards – The gold framed card is my fav – so pretty:)

  • 13
    Maryam crafter says:

    Love both of your card. And who you stamped over the pattern paper.

  • 14
    Tara Prince says:

    Beautiful!!

  • 15
    Kanan Pandya says:

    Love both your cards!! Such a lovely design and details on both. 🙂

  • 16

    Beautiful cards! I love the silhouette of the black flowers against that beautiful background! Wow!
    Take Care!
    Michele

  • 17
    Becky Kjer Flammang says:

    Love this card kit!

  • 18
    Maureen Killen says:

    Gorgeous use of the papers and stamps from the kit.
    Maureen x

  • 19
    Kailash says:

    Absolutely gorgeous cards, the colors are fantastic!!!

  • 20
    Luci says:

    Love cards, beautiful ideas.

  • 21
    Desiree Stewart-Jordan says:

    So pretty! Love the colors 😊

  • 22

    So lovely cards!!! The black stamping on the second card really makes it gorgeous! 💖💖💖💖 Thank you for the inspiration and for the great giveaway! 🍀🍀🍀

  • 23
    Kristine Gifford says:

    I LOVE this card kit and am so glad I ordered it when it was first released! Thank you for all the wonderful ideas!

  • 24
    kim kampmann says:

    I absolutely love the black image on the patterned paper. It really makes the colors pop!

  • 25
    JaneenK says:

    the silhouette flower is gorgeous

  • 26
    Nana Griffin says:

    Nice job on these.

  • 27
    Barb macaskill says:

    Both of these cards are simply spectacular but my favorite is the first one! Blues and golds get me every time and that designer paper is breathtaking on its own! Magnificent! TFS!

  • 28
    Jeanne Beam says:

    Beautiful cards and the pattern paper pad is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing….

  • 29
    Carol Blaisdell says:

    You’ve given us some gorgeous inspiration, Keeway!

  • 30

    Love your creation with pretty background!

  • 31
    Julie Shaw says:

    stunning cards

  • 32
    Ann Kulseth says:

    Gorgeous papers in this kit – and that frame die, I love it all!

  • 33
    Deborah Barnhill says:

    Great cards!!!

  • 34
    Marjorie Dumontier says:

    Very beautiful and unique cards !!

  • 35
    Kristine Boydstun says:

    Stunning cards! I just love the patterned paper in this kit!

  • 36
    Ruth B says:

    i bought the kit, the cards all look so lovely

  • 37
    Linda says:

    Love your creativity with this stunning card kit!

  • 38
    NatQuebec says:

    Beautiful cards, I especially love the second one 😊 💙

  • 39
    Deb Hudson says:

    I totally agree the papers in this kit are beautiful. I hope I use them and not hoard them.
    The hummingbird paper looks so great with the Lagoon cardstock. Also I love how you stamped the flowers in black onto the patterned paper. Very inspiring – as always

  • 40
    Heather B says:

    Beautiful cards! Thank you for the giveaway

  • 41
    Troy Louise says:

    Gorgeous cards! I love your happy accident – I thought that was another strip of designer paper on the bottom of the first card. Very ingenious! Thanks.

  • 42
    Lee says:

    I love the black silhouette flower card. Super!!

  • 43
    Christine Bell says:

    You really made use of everything in the kit for your cards. There are no mistakes in crafting, just oppertunities to bling. The border looked like it belonged there. Great job, TFS😊

  • 44
    ciloma says:

    These cards are great. Love the little border on the blue card and the silhouette on the other. I wouldn’t have come up with either. Thanks for sharing your happy mistake. I would never have guessed it was unploanned.

  • 45
    Kleri F says:

    Fantastic new kit!Beautiful cards!TFS

  • 46
    Queen Mary says:

    Keeway, I love your black flower on the patterned paper — excellent design! TFS.

  • 47
    Ruth G says:

    Both your cards are beautiful. The patterned paper in the kit is lovely.

  • 48
    Barbara Lambe says:

    This is a beautiful card kit. The paper is particularly lovely.

  • 49
    Vicki Smith says:

    Beautiful, stunning cards using the best card kit I have ever purchased!

  • 50
    Chris Handy says:

    Beautiful cards

  • 51
    Angela W says:

    I love the papers in this kit! The cards you created with them are beautiful! I love the blues with the hummingbird the most! 🙂

  • 52
    Janet Ingraham says:

    Stunning. I’ve been watching your creativity for at least two years now and always love what you do.

  • 53
    Janelle H. says:

    What lovely ways to use the printed cardstock! That Roccoco frame is my absolute Favorite!

  • 54
    Carolyn S says:

    Absolutely beautiful cards. I love the simplicity of the first card and I love the hard black flower silhouette against the soft colors of the patterned paper. Really packs a punch

  • 55
    Teresa Doyle says:

    Absolutely gorgeous Keeway, esp. the first card, I love the colours. Well done as always.

  • 56
    Lindi says:

    Two really pretty cards, uour backgrounds have so much life and fun.💚🐝💙🌼💜

  • 57
    Patt H. says:

    Gorgeous cards, Keeway! Love the designs & that stunning patterned paper!

  • 58
    MelissaF says:

    Beautiful cards with the gorgeous watercolor pattern paper, love them all!

  • 59
    Maranda M. says:

    Love the frame on the one card – so elegant! Fabulous work!

  • 60
    Stef Perry says:

    Both cards are so beautifully made! Love when you can recover from a mistake and end up with a more interesting card. Well done!

  • 61
    Rania K. says:

    Love the colour combo of the gold frame and lagoon cardstock! Perfect match!

  • 62
    Ashley Loving says:

    I love your thinking of you card! So bright and pretty!

  • 63
    Regine says:

    Beautiful cards and love your honesty about cutting the panel to short. Sometime these accidents help us getting more creative

  • 64
    Phi says:

    Great cards. The black flower amongst the colourful patterened paper background really pops.

  • 65
    Pat says:

    These are both gorgeous Keeway and love both the backgrounds you have chosen. The gold frame looks fabulous with the turquoise, and the black stamped silhouette flowers are so bold and pretty with the more citrus tones. x

  • 66

    Your cards are just so beautiful ..Love them !!!

  • 67
    Denys Zerpa says:

    Hermosos colores!! me han encantado las tarjetas que realizaste con el kit. Saludos desde Venezuela

  • 68
    Henriëtte says:

    Gorgeous cards, I would never have come to use black on that beautiful background paper, love that. Thanks for that great idea!

  • 69
    ~amy~ says:

    So pretty, love them both but the one with the gold frame…wow.

  • 70
    Lonnie says:

    Thank you for inspiring me! I love the stamps and patterned papers in this kit!

  • 71
    Teri S. says:

    Great when you can turn an accident into something wonderful, & you sure did. Both your cards are just lovely.

  • 72
    stephanie says:

    Oh my I love both of these card just beautiful!!!

  • 73
    Tracy A says:

    These patterned papers are wonderful. They make stunning cards.

  • 74
    Monika/buzsy says:

    Lovely cards Keeway. The designer papers are so pretty! Awesome frame!

  • 75

    Fabulous cards! The patterned papers are so pretty!!

  • 76
    Betty says:

    love love the black stamped flowers against that gorgeous paper – fantastic cards, Keeway!

  • 77
    rpm1367 says:

    You are very talented! LOVE your cards!

  • 78
    Sheryl says:

    Your cards came out so pretty I just love the wc papers. The elements work so nicely together, great job. Thank you for sharing and inspiring 🙂

  • 79
    Hannah Means says:

    Lovely cards. Don’t you love those happy mistakes!!

  • 80
    Thorunn Sif Ravn says:

    Wow I love your cards!

  • 81
    Olga H says:

    Lovely cards. Thanks for the chance to win

  • 82
    Geneviève says:

    Really love the perfect cas

  • 83
    Diane Brown says:

    Love your bright cards, fantastic kit, gorgeous watercoloured papers.

  • 84
    francine says:

    lovely card kit release.. love this stamp set especially

  • 85
    Kathy P says:

    So very cool, and I love your ‘error’ on the first card…dynamic fix with the stamping! And the black stamped flower on these soft watercolors is a great look! Thanks for some wonderful ideas!

  • 86
    Kendra H says:

    thanks for sharing your lovely cards! 🙂

  • 87
    Stefanie White says:

    I too love that hummingbird paper, great cards, so pretty!

  • 88
    Melissa says:

    Lovely cards. The blue one is very striking. Just beautiful.

  • 89
    Sue LD says:

    Lovely cards. I like the gold frame.

  • 90

    Two gorgeous cards! I LOVE that turquoise one! The frame die is my favorite part of this kit; it’s so elegant!

  • 91

    I love the gold and blue!

  • 92
    TracyM #6773 says:

    FABULOUS kit and WONDERFUL cards!
    LOVE these patterned papers, LOVE your pretty colours and elegant designs!

  • 93
    Denise Bryant says:

    Beautiful cards! Love the gorgeous papers, stamps and dies! So many ways to use these items! Really enjoying the hop and seeing all the beautiful creations!

  • 94
    super stick chick says:

    Wonderful cards, love the simple yet stunning look.

  • 95
    Pennie Artz-Glasser says:

    Beautiful colors! WOW! I love all the cards you made!

  • 96
    Jean Marmo says:

    Such beautiful cards from such a beautiful kit!

  • 97
    Beth Merrill says:

    That is a great fix to your “happy accident” on the first card. And a good result on your courageous idea to stamp the floral image in black on the second card. Thanks for the inspiration!

  • 98
    Victoria Banaszak says:

    Such pretty cards!

  • 99
    amee says:

    Beautiful papers; beautiful cards!!

  • 100
    Liz mcallister says:

    That frame is so pretty!

  • 101
    Helen Schneiderman says:

    Your happy accident made for a beautiful card. all along the blog hop I’ve been so impressed with the cards made from the pattern paper. Yours are no exception

  • 102
    Debs says:

    Beautiful kit. I love the vibrant colors.

  • 103
    MandaLJ says:

    Gorgeous cards! Love the happy mistake of the first one and the bold silhouette look of the second!

  • 104
    April stenger says:

    Thank you for sharing such beautiful ideas!

  • 105
    Teresa Brock says:

    Thank you for the chance to win a gift certificate!

  • 106
    Patti G says:

    Simply amazing!!!

  • 107
    Teresa Godines says:

    These are so pretty. Especially the blue card. Thanks for sharing

  • 108
    Miriam Prantner says:

    Beautiful cards! Love that gold frame and how you stamped the black silhouettes on that second card!

  • 109
    Kristen says:

    I love that water color floral paper worth the bird as well. Such soft pretty colors. 😆

  • 110
    Meghan P. says:

    What beautiful cards! Especially love the dark flowers on the bright background!

  • 111
    Liz O says:

    I love the watercolor paper designs in this kit. You did a fabulous job using these Keeway! Thanks for the inspiration! Have a wonderful day!

  • 112
    Peggy Mallon says:

    Great use of the beautiful papers in this kits!

  • 113
    Sarah M says:

    I love the second card with the black stamped flowers over the pretty paper. These cards are gorgeous!

  • 114
    Tammy B says:

    Lovely cards! The paper in this kit is so pretty that I would hate to cut into it!

  • 115
    Judie Attard says:

    Gorgeous creations! I also love the hummingbird sheet!!!

  • 116
    jan metcalf says:

    Your cards are gorgeous! Loving that new frame die, especially in gold!

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