4 Ways to Use Altenew April Release + Blog Hop

198 Responses

  1. harshita says:

    Your cards are always so pretty!

  2. Sandra Farnham says:

    Love your cardsz

  3. Lisa Javoric says:

    Beautiful cards!

  4. TracyM #6773 says:

    FABULOUS cards!
    You always share such CHEERY designs!
    LOVE your colours and creative use of the dies and negative bits … my wishlist is growing so fast I think I will be wanting it all :)

  5. Denise Bryant says:

    Gorgeous cards! Love that big ‘hello’ die and the fun polka dot background stamp!

  6. Cynthia Myers says:

    Your cards are so bright and cheerful! They make me happy just looking at them. The Watercolor Dots set looks like such fun.

  7. F. Andre says:

    Your style is always so inventive. Thanks for sharing the technique video.

  8. Yasmine Omar says:

    Wow!! Absolutely Gorgeous cards! love all these vibrant colors and amazing ideas. Thanks for the inspiration.

  9. Sarina P says:

    Stunning cards, and I especially love the rainbow-hued Watercolor Dots card… Thank you for the inspiration!

  10. Carol Rossouw says:

    Beautiful inspiration! This is another wonderful release with some lovely sentiment dies and more beautiful layering flowers. Love it!

  11. Raga Senthil says:

    Such fantabulous creations. So colourful ????. Thanks for sharing.

  12. Peggy M says:

    Beautiful cards! Thank you for sharing!

  13. Karen Rice says:

    Such amazing cards–the colors you used are bold and beautiful! Thanks for sharing your ideas and talent!

  14. Wendy Lambert says:

    Color, color, color! Just love them. So vibrant!

  15. Teresa Godines #6857 says:

    Beautiful projects. Thanks for sharing

  16. Luci Manos says:

    Beautiful cards love the colors! Thank you for the inspiration!

  17. Kim Faucher says:

    Such a beautiful set of cards. I particularly love that one with the gold drips on the background

  18. Katy says:

    A wonderful release. All the stamps are fabulous and your cards are so colorful.

  19. Sheri K says:

    Oh my-as I scrolled down to look at your projects, each was prettier than the last–simply amazing! You certain had me at “Hello”. Great job Nina and I greatly enjoy your enthusiastic video’s–I can tell you love crafting! Thanks for showing us these wonderful new products from Altenew.

  20. Caroline says:

    Amazing – loves your cards!

  21. Fantastic set of creations!! Love them all! <3

  22. Connie says:

    These are so pretty. This release is amazing and you are so inspiring. Thanks for sharing.

  23. Iris Soscia says:

    Such pretty cards – love the colors and all the layering.
    isoscia at aol dot com

  24. Beverly Jordan says:

    Nina, your cards are as remarkable as you are!!! I am thrilled with your inspiration and beauty of them! Great new release and wanting all of it!

  25. Lisa A creations says:

    Cute cards! I like that new watercolor dots stamp set. You get so many ideas by just looking at it.

  26. Janet says:

    Great cards, my favorite is the third card, love it!

  27. Colorado Crafter says:

    Fabulous cards!!! I love that huge “hello” die. It’s on my wish list as are so many other items in this new release!!!

  28. Anne Roberts says:

    Love your refreshing selection of colors for all of the cards, and especially appreciate the techniques on the HELLO cards. I learned so much and can’t wait to get started using these stamps. Thank you!

  29. Gorgeous colors on all of these cards. I love the big “hello” die. Thank you for sharing so many ways to use it. Stunning cards!!

  30. Shawn Wenrich says:

    All of your cards are amazing and thank you for listing the supplies used separately so helpful!

  31. JaneenK says:

    Your big Hello in color is s amazing

  32. Amna Hasan says:

    All the cards are amazing! The one with the strengths bloom stamp set is so beautiful! TFS

  33. Lesley S says:

    Love that Mega Hello Die and all the colours you used. Also like the Gradient Stripe die….what fun!

  34. Denise Ward says:

    This release has such a great mix of words and florals!! I love the “You are loved” die and the many floral stamps are stunning! But I also like the fun “Celebrate” set. This is a very fun collection of items and I think everyone will find something here they can use and enjoy!!

  35. Sharon L. says:

    Great cards and colors. TFS

  36. Darshana Acharya says:

    All cards r beautiful. I love multi color card. I love mega die sets
    Thanks for sharing.

  37. I love your cards, the colors are so bright and cheerful!

  38. Super Stick Chick says:

    Fabulous cards! Love the big, bold sentiments and wonderful backgrounds.

  39. Ann says:

    Super fun colorful cards!!

  40. Liz O says:

    Fabulous designs, love the watercolor dots background, thanks for sharing!

  41. Julie Shearer says:

    Great cards!!! Love the oversized word dies.TFS.

  42. Sophie Farah says:

    Hi Nina!!! The watercolor background stamp was one of my favorites from this new release so I was super excited to see how you used it! I love how you used a rainbow of inks to add so much fun and whimsy to this bright cheery card <3 thank you so much for sharing with us!

  43. MelissaF says:

    Wow, these cards are so beautiful, and I’m in love with the Mega stamps and dies, you show them off so well!

  44. Kim Salito says:

    I love all of your cards, thanks for sharing.

  45. Jodi C says:

    These creations are fabulous and I love the multicolor….so I am also very curious about the shimmer powders ????. Thank You!!!

  46. Jackie L says:

    Beautiful cards. Now I’m very curious about shimmer powder :)

  47. Rose Mary Smalley says:

    Boy were you a busy little bee…..loved all of your bright and beautiful cards…thank you so much!!!

  48. Denise Mlady says:

    All your cards are beautiful! I really like the Multi-Color Hello card and I think my favorite set from this release is the Watercolor Dots. TFS.

  49. Sue Smith says:

    OH MY GOSH !! I am very impressed with all your cards. I love all your ideas and color combinations.

  50. Monica W says:

    Beautiful cards! I an really loving the watercolor dots background. Thanks for sharing :)

  51. Lee says:

    It’s a pretty cool release, isn’t it? So much to love here. . .

  52. Mary-Anne V says:

    Such a beautiful release…love your creations.

  53. Terrie D. says:

    Your cards are so pretty! I love the gradient stripes cover die :)

  54. Karen Hale says:

    Love all your creations, Nina Marie, and these are no exception. Your color choices are gorgeous and your designs are always creative and an inspiration.

  55. Sam Burnett says:

    Beautiful cards. Really love seeing all the different ways to use Gradient Stripes and Watercolor Dots. Loving these two sets especially – so versatile! TFS!

  56. Anushree Vaish says:

    Great ideas…loved all!!

  57. Buffy says:

    Your cards shout SPRING!! How wonderful, I think we are all ready for it. Keep those gorgeous colors coming.

  58. Barbara Walborn says:

    So bright and colorful. Love your designs.

  59. Mary Ellen Nelson says:

    I am having more and more trouble deciding what I love the most. After seeing your cards I’m taking a second look at gradient stripes and dotted background!

  60. Marcie Lovett says:

    Love those mega greetings and the florals are always divine!

  61. Cynthia Martin says:

    I love all your cards, they are so pretty and creative.

  62. Meemawof3 says:

    All four of your cards are gorgeous! My top 2 are the second and third cards! The shimmery rainbow hello is scrumptious on the second card and the flowers and sentiment technique on the third one leaves me breathless! TFS!

  63. Emma says:

    I love the watercolor techniques you used!

  64. Kris Reeves says:

    This release ROCKS! I adore that mega HELLO!

  65. Pooja says:

    Beautiful cards Nina !!

  66. Beautiful cards! Love the bright colors and this hello die is great. I love all the ways you’ve used! So pretty!

  67. Donnalee Boisseau says:

    Beautiful! Love all the cards you created!!

  68. Shanna says:

    I love all of the new ideas!

  69. Jackie Price says:

    Such fabulous and fun cards with all those colours. Your mega hello cards are my favourite. That mega hello makes for a quick but effective card with endless possibilities. That watercolour dots stamp set looks awesome too with the different patterns you can stamp over the dots. Love it!!

  70. Deb says:

    Beautiful color and designs! Love the mega hello die also. Can hardly wait to play with it!

  71. Rhonda says:

    I enjoyed all the cards, especially the Hello on the white background. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win!

  72. Cindy robinson says:

    Beautiful catds!!!

  73. Joy Huang says:

    Your card is beautiful ! I love the various styles and ideas.

  74. Andrea H says:

    Oh WOW. Your cards are amazing! I’ve never really thought of colours the way you so obviously Do, keeping the colours ‘grounded’ makes sense. Also by putting the red and teal at opposite sides of the dotted background really makes all the colours pop. I have learnt a lot from you from just this one post. I’m really looking forward to being a new follower of your blog. Thankyou for the inspiration and for sharing your knowledge. Xxx

  75. Heather DePasquale says:

    Love the watercolor dots stamp set. Also love your floral background on Kraft paper. Fun idea. Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing!

  76. Catherine D says:

    I especially like the cards using the mega hello die. All the cards are lovely but those cards are just a step up from the others, so pretty!

  77. Isabel Greholver says:

    All great cards! Great colors! i especially love the hello on kraft background. Thanks for the inspiration!

  78. Kathy Ferguson says:

    Gorgeous cards. I loved how you colored one Hello and left the other plain. Your backgrounds are very pretty.

  79. Roz M. says:

    Fabulous cards – thanks for your inspiration! The ‘Watercolour Dots’ stamp set is my favourite from this new release and I love how you’ve used it!

  80. Sooooooooo fun! LOVING them all!

  81. Charlsie says:

    Beautiful cards. Realy like what you did with the Hello die. Thank you

  82. Your cards are so beautiful. TFS

  83. Cathy Loveless says:

    I love all of these cards! They are incredibly beautiful and so well done. I want everything in this new release!

  84. Rexann says:

    Such Beautiful Cards I’m so Inspired by you!! Thanks for sharing!!

  85. Jona says:

    Beautiful cards! I especially like the one with the floral background and the big Hello die. Stunning!

  86. Kristine Boydstun says:

    Stunning card! Thank you for sharing.

  87. Jodi Dorchak says:

    I am absolutely in love with EACH of your cards! You are extremely talented! I am going to follow you on YouTube now! ????

  88. Patricia Brown says:

    These are awesome pretty cards!

  89. FD91354 says:

    There are so many wonderful new sets in this release. I can’t decide which to get! Love your inspirations!

  90. Gayle Bartholomew says:

    Really liking the mega word cards, very pretty.

  91. Glenda Lee Nutting says:

    These cards are so much fun. I especially love the two ”Hello” cards.

  92. Carol Blaisdell says:

    Love your background made with the gradient die! Sweet card!

  93. Michelle Hackett says:

    Nina these are all amazing. I am so in love with what those shimmer powders can do. I can’t wait to get some. Thank you for the wonderful inspiration.

  94. Nan L. says:

    I love this release, and I loved your card! Thank you for the inspiration. I can not wait to get this stamp set into my house!

  95. Rachel Palitto says:

    I love that watercolor dots background! So fun!

  96. Lindarub says:

    Love all your cards.

  97. Diane. T says:

    I love that huge Hello Die and the colors you used on that pretty card.

  98. Mary B. says:

    Love the colors you used!

  99. Teresa Doyle says:

    WOW Nina, these are all awesome, love the Mega Hello word die (and the Thanks die too, for that matter!) You have done a fantastic job on all of your cards, as ever.

  100. Kathy McCluskey says:

    Oh my goodness, Nina Marie, your cards are so beautiful! Those 2 hello cards are so cool…that flowered background is the best! I really loved how you used that Gradient Stripe background die…those beautiful flowers really stand out!

  101. Christy says:

    The mayriad of colors are fantastic. Those polka dots are a great background.

  102. Pennie says:

    Beautiful cards! Great cards!

  103. Cathy Wolff says:

    I love the card with using the Large Hello die and it’s negative space where you created the colorful floral background!

  104. Teri W says:

    Great cards Nina! Love your colorful style!

  105. Dana M says:

    Fantastic cards Nina Marie! Beautiful, vibrant and happy. Love the shimmer powders.

  106. Brenda Kuder says:

    I love all of your cards! They are the prettiest! I am very impressed.

  107. Brandi R says:

    These are FABULOUS! Love your style. ♥

  108. Jaycee C says:

    I really like the colors in your hello word using the Mega Hello die. Beautiful! Thanks for also sharing the other techniques with the new release pieces. It really helps to see ways they can be used.

  109. NatQuebec says:

    Beautiful cards, thanks for sharing.

  110. Lauryne Cunningham says:

    Your cards are so bright and beautiful! I like the way you used the gradient stamp on the last card with the flowers! Gorgeous!

  111. Margaret B says:

    Love your designs and how you used the gradient die. Thanks for sharing!

  112. Jane McGill says:

    Love the card with the large Hello die cut with the floral background.

  113. cyndi morris says:

    Beautiful projects, Nina. I’m loving these large script sentiments.

  114. Lisa F says:

    Gorgeous cards!! I love the colors and designs!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

  115. Ang says:

    Super cute cards. Thanks for your examples!

  116. Carolyn S says:

    Beautiful cards and great tips. I missed your fun, interesting video though. Hopefully soon

  117. Lisa says:

    Beautiful cards! This is such a great release! I especially like the big words! Thanks for sharing!

  118. Anne B says:

    Stunning cards! Love the big dies in this release.

  119. SUSAN G. says:

    Great cards! I love how you chose to use these new products. I really want to purchase the Gradient die, and then the stamp.

  120. Liz Ford says:

    I love the big Hello die cards the most-they are all lovely; don’t get me wrong. Those two cards are so great! The inks that you combined for the first Hello card are wonderful and I love how you popped up the second Hello card and created your own flower background on the watercolor paper. The purple sentiment accented the card most excellently! Thank you so much!

  121. Kathy P says:

    I really like that gradient stamp and die! Wish I could afford both, but I’m going to get the stamp for now. Love how you used the die! Beautiful colors and your floral hello card is awesome! Thanks for the inspiration.

  122. Nuala says:

    Beautiful work! I love the mega word dies in the new release!

  123. Dee Earnshaw says:

    your cards are just gorgeous!

  124. bev p says:

    So much fun and color! I don’t know which one I would have to start with, but I do love the watercolor circles! This is one of those that you would just have to sit down and start playing as soon as you open the mail–just pull out some colors and start playing. And it looks like you had fun!!! Thank you.

  125. joy meadows says:

    Beautiful release and your cards are very pretty!

  126. SentSue says:

    I am loving those big word! Great cards.

  127. Lisa says:

    Your two “hello” cards are fabulous ! really ! And it seems to be a wonderful die :))

  128. Lindar C says:

    Stunning cards, I can’t wait to try the Nuvo shimmer powders!

  129. Maxine M says:

    Love your cards.

  130. Rema DeLeeuw says:

    Beautiful inspiration!

  131. Sue D. says:

    Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful cards using the new products! I really like the fun, colorful background you created with the Watercolor Dots stamps on the first card. But, oh my, your floral “hello’ card is simply gorgeous; your water coloring phenomenal. TFS your talent and inspiration.

  132. Nancy Ketcham says:

    Love your colorful cards, especially the color blended hello

  133. DGolly says:

    Thanks for sharing such wonderful cards.

  134. Sherry Butcher says:

    Great job, love your cards designs. Thanks for sharing.

  135. Sue D says:

    Love your colorful cards!
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

  136. Cathy Lillie says:

    Great cards! I love all the fun color balancing you did on your first card. The Watercolor Dots seems like the perfect set to just let your creativity flow.

  137. sandy m says:

    Astonishing. All of your cards are beautiful. I love the huge word with the shimmer powder and the floral background with die cut is awesome.

  138. Monika says:

    Such pretty cards Nina Marie. Love the mega words and those stripes with the pretty flowers!

  139. Patty Eifert says:

    Fantastic colorful cards Nina!!

  140. Stacey Kowbel says:

    Fantastic cards! I love the hello sentiment with the shimmer powders!

  141. Riecy says:

    Love the floral hello card…thanks for sharing!

  142. Laura Casselman says:

    I like the way you used the Hello die with negative and positive space! All your designs are pretty!

  143. Angel Gilbert says:

    Love the Hello using the negative space! Wonderful release, love the large word dyes. And so many beautiful florals! Altenew stamps are so fun, I really want to try their beautiful inks too.

  144. Linda Miltzow says:

    You are so creative Nina! Your first card is so cute and happy! Feels like a great big hug! :) Thanks!!

  145. Colleen Halpern says:

    I like the watercolor dots and how you used them. Great inspiration for me. Thanks

  146. Janet McCurry says:

    Love your cards! I enjoy your videos because you are so upbeat! And for being quirky that just makes you even more unique!

  147. Cynthia Cole says:

    Lovely cards and really love that huge hello die!

  148. Becca Yahrling says:

    Such lovely cards, Nina-Marie. I esp. love the design of
    the 3rd card & all the glorious flowers!

  149. HOLLEY DOWNS says:

    Omg! What beautiful cards! TFS! Love Altenew and this new release!

  150. barbara lassiter says:

    Love Altenew’ s floral design stamps, but this release has some other types of designs that are also appealing…such as the Wartercolor Dots stamp. Your cards are beautiful and fun!

  151. Theresa Petermann says:

    beautiful cards and the back drops are fun too. I know it takes time to set everything up, but your photos are just as creative as your cards. thanks as always for sharing.

  152. Aimee LaCroix-Slocum says:

    You have some fantastic cards here….I absolutely love the hello with the flowers background. It seems that you were having a lot of fun with this release and you have made some great cards from it!

  153. Julie says:

    Beautiful cards and great tips. I love the Mega Greetings and Gradient Stripes stamp sets in this release.

  154. Abby says:

    Great ideas! Thanx.

  155. Michele Bovero says:

    Love your cards especially the Hello card with the flowery background!

  156. Linda K says:

    Beautiful cards! Love the Hello card and the flower card is so pretty, just love the new background stripe die. Awesome release!

  157. Stef Perry says:

    Thanks for all the wonderful ideas, sharing your beautiful cards!

  158. Martha H/ says:

    Beautiful cards! Love them both.
    Thanks for the inspiration.

  159. Mitzi Reynolds says:

    Simply beautiful as always,

  160. Sharon O says:

    Gorgeous cards and wonderful techniques! What a release to work with.

  161. Cindy C. says:

    Stunning cards!! Thanks for the inspirations!!

  162. I love how you’ve used such bright beautiful colors with the watercolor dots stamp set. I really have to have this one!

  163. MJ says:

    Beautiful cards. I really love the background of the big hello.

  164. Eva N says:

    I always love the Altenew flowers, but these new word dies, Gradients and the Watercolored Dots give so much added interest to the cards! Love them.

  165. Tammy Hanson says:

    Amazing cards. Just so pretty.

  166. Marsha Guskey says:

    Lovely cards! Thanks so much!

  167. barbara webb says:

    Absolutely lovely card. I just love the color choices.

  168. Lynne Ingram says:

    A neat use of the gradient stripes. Loving this stamp more and more. Your hello is fabulous.

  169. Lillian Meyer says:

    Beautiful cards love the hello made with the shimmer powder ty

  170. Kanan Pandya says:

    Gorgeous cards!! Love the beautiful colors and designs, wonderful work. :-)

  171. Tami Priebe says:

    Amazing cards, I have never used tonic powders but I may have to give them a try also. Thank you for sharing your talent!!

  172. Gorgeous cards! I especially love how you used the Hello die :-)

  173. Heidi Johnson says:

    I just love how you display your cards for photography. It’s a piece of art in and of itself. Now on to the actual work…..lovely! Great ideas and a great use of the product!

  174. Vikki H says:

    I always enjoy your use of color and that mega hello is amazing!

  175. Jennifer Rasnick says:

    I love all of these so much!

  176. Betty says:

    the mega hello and the gradient stripes are my favorites from this release and love your cards featuring them!!

  177. Tara Prince says:

    Beautiful cards! the hello die is my favorite!!

  178. Amy McWhorter says:

    So colorful!!! Great cards!!

  179. Natasha says:

    WOW! Loving all of these! Such beautiful and detailed projects!

  180. Sandra Farnham says:

    Beautiful cards. Thanks for the inspiration

  181. Jeanne Beam says:

    Your cards are so gorgeous. Love the large die cut words and the background die. Of course, the flowers are awesome too! Thanks for sharing….

  182. Mary Lee Makinen says:

    So many excellent cards. What an awesome talent..

  183. Kathy Long says:

    Great cards…I really like the BIG words to fill the card. ;0)

  184. Very beautiful cards. Love this release, especially the super bold sentiments.

  185. Jenny says:

    Your cards are all awesome. Thanks for the inspiration.

  186. Annie Dilp says:

    Your mega Hello card are wonderdul! And the Floral Blooms card with strips of color!

  187. Lagene says:

    AWESOME creations! I am totally loving the Mega words dies and Happy Hearts stamp set!

  188. Neudorf Terry says:

    Thank u for sharing such wonderful cards.


    Love that dots watercolor set! Your cards are so cute!

  190. Laurie Brown says:

    Gorgeous cards Nina!!! Thanks for the tips on how to make pleasing designs with color balancing.

  191. eileen b says:

    Love the color combination!

  192. Delia Wilkes says:

    Love your cards, especially the one using the Strength Blooms and the Mega Hello die. It’s just so bright and colourful.

  193. berryblue says:

    I love the way you did the sentiment in three different colors on the “You Are Loved” card! I never think to split up my sentiments like that…but you can bet I will now. Thank you for sharing! Love your use of colors!

  194. Lisa Scanlon says:

    I LOVE THE “HELLO” stamp and die! I have to have it!

  195. Dorothy Mutafopulos says:

    Loving how you use the bold first and your background too, just beautiful!!

  196. Debbie Rumpza says:

    Love your stunning cards. The Hello cards are awesome.

  197. Charly says:

    Love the impact and your use of the ‘Mega Hello die’! Thanks for sharing.

  198. Kelsey Thomas says:

    Awesome cards! :) Great job!

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