Thursday, April 7, 2016

Altenew 2nd Anniversary Blog Hop!

Hi there!

I'm so thrilled to be part of Altenew's 2nd anniversary blog hop!


I still remember when Altenew burst onto the stamping scene, and they have quickly become one of the hot companies - their style is so innovative and graphic, and it's been a pleasure to watch them continue to churn out amazing designs over the last 2 years!

I made 2 cards using the adorable set, Way Too Sweet:

Altenew 2nd anniversary blog hop


For my first card, I did a little no-line coloring on the ice cream cones and colored them in fun, sherbet tones.

Altenew 2nd anniversary blog hop

Once everything was colored, I inked up the entire background (ice cream cones included) with a soft brown ink, and then flicked on some of that same ink over-top. The sentiment was stamped in a crisp black ink.

Altenew 2nd anniversary blog hop


I turned the cones on their heads for my second card - literally! I stamped the ice-cream cones upside down, but wiped off the ink from what would have been the top of the ice-cream. Then, I drew the melting ice-cream bottoms and faces.  They look like little snowmen, haha.

I hope you like my card!

There are some fun things happening to celebrate Altenew's 2nd anniversary:

  • First 100 orders : 1 free mini stamp set (Starting right now!)
  • Orders over $75 : 1 free mini stamp set (Now through Sunday, April 10, 2016)


Leave comments along the way for the opportunity to win one of THREE prize packs valued at over $100 from Altenew!




There are 8 awesome companies who are celebrating with Altenew, and they are offering the following prizes:

Be sure to leave comments on each blog hop stop by Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST for a chance to win! 13 winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the hop list and will be announced on the Altenew blog on Apr 14th.

Here is a list of today's participants:


Thanks for stopping by and happy hopping!

♥.

750 comments:

  1. These cards are so sweet and lovely!!!

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  2. Lovely cards!

    all the best,

    Liz M xxx

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  3. Wow! I love those ice creams!!! Amazing cards as always!!! I felt like having one!! hehe Thanks for the chance! Stunning blog hop!!!

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  4. Love the ice cream cones but especially the upside down ones! What a great idea and they are so cute! Thanks for your ideas.

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  5. I always love your cards! Those upside down ice cream cones are adorable!

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  6. Yummylicious and cool, perfect for summers!

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  7. Hahaha wonderful summery cards, the second one is so fun - made me laugh! :-)

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  8. Very sweet cards, I love your creations. Thank you for being you, and you create such beautiful works of art. Thank you for your extraordinary design. I am glad that I have a chance to win :-)
    hugs,
    BozenA

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  9. Very cute. Love the upside down ice cream cones!

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  10. Very cute. Love the upside down ice cream cones!

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  11. Yummy ice cream cones. So fun!
    Makes me hungry!

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  12. Adorable cards! Happy anniversary Altenew!

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  13. Cute, cute, cute! Giving me great ideas for kid birthday cards too. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  14. Adorable cards, the upside down cones are brilliant!

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  15. aww so cute especially the ice cream cones x

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  16. Fabulous card!! The second one is so unique and cute!!

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  17. Oh these cards are so cute. Love 'em. Altenew has such wonderful products.

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  18. Love the colours you chose for your first card, but your 2nd made me smile as it's so adorable!

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  19. Your cards are so sweet. The flicking of the brown ink overtop looks great!

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  20. Love your cards, especially the melting ice cream!

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  21. Your cards are so cute and sweet! <3

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  22. What "sweet" cards! Lol! Love your upside down cones!

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  23. Fabulous colouring - very sweet.

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  24. Those upside down cones are TOOT SWEET!!

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  25. Both the cards are so adorable! and YES have to agree with Laura above the upside down cones are super cute!

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  26. Oh, these are both so sweet! I just love your creativity, Elena!

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  27. Cute cards! Thanks so much for sharing.

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  28. Love all those ice cream cones! Can't wait for summer :)

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  29. Such sweet cards, Elena! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  30. Remarkable idea and magnificent execution. Such appetizing cards have turned out. Thanks!

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  31. Darling cards! Love the little upside down cone faces!

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  32. Adorable stamp set. The ice cream looks like you could eat it right off the paper.

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  33. Ice cream and stamping - perfect together!

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  34. beautiful cards! love the coloring...

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  35. These cards are just as sweet as can be!

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  36. Definitely a great start for summer....LOL! Love your cards!
    Paper Hugs,
    Jan

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  37. Very sweet cards, great colours.

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  38. Your coloring is, as always, perfection. Love those little cones...and who wouldn't love Conehead Snow People.

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  39. Super cute ice cream cards, love the summer theme!

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  40. Oh my, I love the little melty ice cream cones! How creative and fun.

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  41. I love the second card. Happy birthday Altenew!

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  42. Great cards. I love the second card so much! Thank you for sharing.

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  43. Too cute, I love the upside down cones with the faces.

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  44. Very creative, cute and nice way to use the Altenew fun stamps !!

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  45. Such sweet cards!! Love the colors of the first and cuteness of the second!!!

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  46. Sweet cards...love the upside down cones.

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  47. Very cute cards, love the stamp images. Your colouring is just amazing, you have got so much depth, texture, shade and colour on those cute ice creams it's fabulous. I love what you have created. Thanks for the blog hop and awesome inspirations Karen x

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  48. LOVE your sweet cards and Altenew products!!

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  49. Such cute cards! The layering makes the first one look so real too! Your choices illustrate the versatility of the stamp set so well!

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  50. Too cute, both of
    these cards! Great
    use of the stamp.
    Carla from Utah

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  51. I love your cards and colors. They are super cute and sweet.

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  52. Cute! I love the brown ink over the top.

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  53. Beautiful cards. The fiets one is me favorite. Difficult to see that it are stamps. Nice!

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  54. delicious!!! Making me hungry for ice cream!!! great hop!!

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  55. What sweet cards...screams summer!

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  56. Such cute cards! I love the upside down cones. :)

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  57. These are so perfect ! I love your no line colouring x

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  58. These cards are so cute and sweet!

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  59. Too cute! It always amazes me when people come up with ways to alter their stamps to get more out of them. Love your little melting ice cream cones!! Thanks for sharing!!

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  60. Your ice cream cones look good enough to eat - great idea turning the cones upside down.

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  61. what amazingly sweet cards! great work.

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  62. I always forget to try the no line stamping technique... your card is an inspiration for me. Thanks!

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  63. I do like your cards. They are definitely "SWEET". I can hear myself saying, "Now why couldn't I think of that?"

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  64. Adorably sweet little ice creams! Love the card so much fun!

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  65. such sweet cards! Love them!

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  66. Cute cards! Love me some ice cream!

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  67. Adorable cards. Love the color choices. Thanks for the great ideas.

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  68. Love your cards, so sweet ;)

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  69. Really cute cards-especially the first with all the ice cream cones.

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  70. Very sweet cards! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  71. Very sweet and creative with the second card.

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  72. love love love the upside down ice cream cones. so cute!

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  73. Just adorable! Those upside down cones are simply fabulous!

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  74. How cute! :D This makes me want some ice cream :/

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  75. I love the no line coloring, so realistic. Great Job. Thank you

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  76. Awww!! So cute n sweet cards. Love them. :) Thanks for inspiring us.

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  77. Yummy cards. Makes me want an ice cream break.

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  78. Lovely card I love the ice-cream cones

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  79. Lovely card I love the ice-cream cones

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  80. Adorable ice cream card. Love ice cream in summer and this made me smile.

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  81. These are both sweet and cute. Now where is the ice cream?

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  82. Love the coloring on the first card.

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  83. That second card is so hilarious! Both are gorgeous!

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  84. Cute, cute designs! They look good enough to eat!

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  85. Cute cards!! Love the ice cream cones - that will make a nice summer card!!

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  86. Ok the second card totally made me laugh!

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  87. You're cards are super sweet. I love the second one especially.

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  88. You're cards are super sweet. I love the second one especially.

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  89. Great cards. Way to think outside the box and add a personal touch.

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  90. Cute cards! Thanks for sharing.

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  91. Cute cards! Thanks for sharing.

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  92. What fun cards!! I have yet to try no line coloring!! but you have inspired me to give it a try!!

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  93. These cards are so cute. Love the ice cream cones, especially the upside down ones!

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  94. the ice cream cones on the first card look good enough
    to start eating.
    the melting snowcone is darling.
    thanks for sharing.

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  95. I adore the upside down cones! They are just so cute!

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  96. Such adorable little faces on those upside down ice cream cones. What a creative idea!

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  97. These will make really cute summer cards. Thank you

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  98. The cones up side down made me smile!

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  99. So cute especially the upside down cones!

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  100. Love both the cards. The Way Too Sweet set is on my wishlist. I loved it first sight and the feeling has simply grown!

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  101. Beautiful cards!! Love the ice cream cones!! Now I need some!
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  102. Love this hop. Thanks for the good work. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  103. Awesome cards using those images. Almost everyone loves ice cream too!

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  104. You did such a great job with the melting ice cream cones. I love them.

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  105. Super cute and sweet cards.

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  106. Love the no-line coloring on the first card. The 2nd card is just so adorable! Thank you for the chance to win.

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  107. I love what you did with these two cards! The colors on the first one are really fresh and remind me of summer. The upside down cones are adorable! I love how you altered this image and made these cones look so cute.

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  108. I love your fun creativity. What a great way to use the ice cream cones.

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  109. I love your cards, the colours are so yummy

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  110. Love the upside down ice cream cones! Way cute for a kids card!

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  111. Such fun cards! Makes me think of summer!

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  112. I love that you put the background dots over everything including the cones and turning them upside down on the second card is such fun.

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  113. Adorable cards. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  114. Such sweet and adorable cards! Love them!

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  115. Adorable cards! Love the first card a lot!

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  116. Holy moly, both cards are soooo stinkin cuuutte! Thanks for sharing them!

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  117. These cards are so cute. Especially like the two upside down ice cream cones. How very clever.

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  118. Very cute!!! Love your no-line coloring

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  119. Cute cards. Kids would love them.

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  120. such cute fun cards, thank you for sharing them

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  121. Sweet card. Love the faces on the ice cream cones. TFS

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  122. Those cones look good enough to eat!

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  123. I scream,you scream we all love your ice cream cards

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  124. Ilove the upside down ice cream cones. They look like little kittens with party hats on.

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  125. Adorable cards! Love these Stamp, so much fun!

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  126. Adorable and cute! Love these cards! ❤️❤️❤️

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  127. What a set of fun, playful and colorful cards

    ADORABLE 😊

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  128. Cute cards. Thanks for sharing and Happy Birthday to AlteNew

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  129. Your cards are so sweet. Happy 2nd anniversary Altenew. Thanks for sharing.

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  130. Your cards are so cute. My favorite topic! Love ice cream cones!

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  131. Your cards are so cute. My favorite topic! Love ice cream cones!

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  132. These are adorable and make me smile.

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  133. Your cards are so cute! I just love the little ice cream people!

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  134. Cute cards! Great for summer birthdays! thanks for the inspiration!

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  135. Really cute cards! Love the upside down cones. You are so very talented!

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  136. Totally adorable such a fun summer card! Love Altenew so much!

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  137. Those little snowmen are a genius idea! And your no line colouring is impeccable! Thanks for the inspiration!

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