Altenew Winter Essentials Release

Altenew Winter Essentials Release

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It might be the middle of October, but as crafters, we’re already elbow deep into winter holiday projects! Let’s explore some new standalone dies from Altenew that can help you finish up your project list for November and December! You should be arriving from Nenette’s blog. If not, you can track back to the Altenew Card Blog to start at the beginning, or continue around until you loop back here.

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winter + essentials

The theme for this release is “winter essentials”, but I think it’s more aptly named winter + essentials as it seems that there’s some winter stuff and some essentials – maybe even some winter essentials too…

Of course, there’s bundles, so you have lots of options to pick up some of your favorites at a discount!

basic florals + sentiment strips + backgrounds

First up is a trio of dies that work really well together! The Lacy Panel Die is a perfect square panel that adds an easy focal point space, while allowing the background to peek through. Here, I used it to ground a few layered flowers from the Simple Nesting Flowers die set and a sentiment from the new Essential Sentiment Strips dies.

I was going for a kind of retro 70s vibe, pulling in golds and muted oranges and rust. You’ll see that vibe through all my designs today. You’ll also notice that the backgrounds all feature stencils from the last stencil release. You should definitely check out all the great stencils from last month!

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words + letters

For my second look, I cut up a sentiment from the new Essential Sentiment Strips dies so I could pair it with some letters from the Linear Pathway Alpha and Linear Pathway Outline dies. Since I was feeling retro, and so is the die set, I went for “fab” to complete the throwback look. What do you think? Is it FAB, or what?!

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happy (minus the holidays) birthday

Isn’t a great scripty word die just the best? This “happy” comes from the new Happy Holidays Script Die set, which is more versatile than it first appears as you can use the words separately. The Essential Sentiment Strips dies make another appearance to finish off the look.

Thank You!

Time is precious and I’m truly grateful that you chose to spend a few minutes of your day here!
I would love to connect with you on Instagram, YouTube, and Pinterest where we have the opportunity to share and interact even more!

Now, about that GIVEAWAY…

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 3 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog by 10/25/2020 for a chance to win. 

We’ll also draw a winner to receive a $15 gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. All winners will be announced on the Altenew Winners Page on 10/27/2020.

Time to hop along!

Be sure to hop over to the rockin’ Tenia Nelson for more amazing inspiration. And don’t forget to leave comments along the way to enter all the giveaways!

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59 thoughts on “Altenew Winter Essentials Release”

  1. Love the 70’s color palate in the first card. It’s hard to find products to be able to scrapbook my childhood pics, but you just gave me some ideas!

  2. I seldom purchase alphabet die sets, but the outline seems to be so versatile, I may have to bite the bullet. The Holiday die set is just gorgeous!

  3. Definitely 70s vibe! (My high school years) Very fun. I like your use of stencils in the backgrounds, of which I now own a few. Thank you for the inspiration!

  4. I love these cards. I especially love the first one — the Lacy Panel die is one of my favorites from this fantastic release.

  5. Great use of the release. So many year round options and media types that can be used. Always and nice visit here. Thanks for sharing.

  6. I love the watercolor look of the birthday card. And you were so clever to use the “happy” die in a way other than its original intention!

  7. That “Happy” could be used for so many cards. So pretty. Love your colors. A bit different from all the purples I’m seeing. I like it.

  8. Yes, Nicole, I think your card is FAB! I like the outline of that new linear alphabet die set. Pretty cool, daddy-o. 😉
    I really am fond of your birthday card at the end of your post. The happy script sentiment is lovely and I really also like the soft blues you used with the white embossing for the background. This is a prefect card for a male I feel! Thanks for sharing your wonderful creations with us!

  9. Altenew really did put out some great products on this realease. Loving those letters like you used. Nice style, and not like anything I already have.

  10. Fun and vibrant cards , thanks for sharing your inspiring ideas with us. Altenew have such lovely dies and stamps etc. Can’t get enough of them.


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