Altenew 10th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 1 + Giveaway (over $3,500 in Total Prizes)

Welcome to my Blog and Altenew’s 10th Anniversary Blog Hop. I’m so excited to be part of such a big celebration for Altenew. You’re going to find some fabulous cards and projects at each of the Blogs you’ll visit on this hop. Also, there are a ton of prizes waiting to be won. Just be sure to comment on each of the blogs you visit on this hop.

Here are the two cards I’m showcasing today along with a video on my YouTube channel.

Visit my YouTube channel to view instructions to make these cards.

For both these cards I used the Lovely Camellias embossing folder, along with Antique Gold Pigment ink and Sapphire mixed media ink to highlight the raised edges of the embossed image. For the grey card I used Antique Gold Ink Spray to add some splatters in the background. For the black card I used one of the sentiments from the Build-A-Garden: Sweet Lilies set and embossed it with Rose Gold Embossing Powder the Featured Sentiments Die Set to cut it out.

To start at the beginning of the hop please visit Altenw’s Blog. If you’ve been following along you came from the lovely Erica Andersson. Your next stop is the talented Lien Leysen.

Now for the BEST part. Prizes!

Giveaway Prizes

Over $3,500 in total prizes! We are giving away a $50 Altenew gift certificate to 10 winners, a $20 ArtistrybyAltenew gift certificate to 5 winners, and an online papercrafting class($39.99 value) from Altenew Academy Online Class to 14 winners. There are also 28 awesome companies/crafty friends who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:

Be sure to leave comments by 04/16/2024 for a chance to win one of 68 prizes! To make the hop more exciting, start your comment with “Hi from (city or country where you’re from)!” 68 winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog on 04/19/2024.

Anniversary Special Offers

  • 20% Off Crafter’s Must-Have: Stampwheel on 04/01/2024 from 12:01 am EDT until 11:59 pm EDT. Shop here: https://altenew.com/products/stampwheel
  • Receive a FREE Zip ‘n’ Stash – Teal (1/pack) ($6.99 value) on orders over $69 on 04/01/2024 from 12:01 am EDT until 11:59 pm EDT. While supplies last, the free gift will be added to your cart automatically. Shop here → https://altenew.com/
  • Plus, get FREE U.S. shipping on orders over $29 (no code needed) or $10 OFF international shipping on orders over $129 with code HAPPY10TH at checkout. Valid from 04/01/2024 at 12:01 am EDT until 04/05/2024 at 11:59 pm EDT. Not valid on prior purchases. Shop here → https://altenew.com/ 

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189 Comments

  1. Mary-Anne V.

    April 12, 2024 at 5:37 pm

    Hello from MD! Such a pretty duo of embossed cards. Happy birthday to Altenew.

  2. Marie M.

    April 10, 2024 at 10:25 pm

    Hi from SC! Thanks for sharing your beautiful embossed cards.

  3. Veronica L Hunt

    April 10, 2024 at 7:01 pm

    Hello from Florida and thank you for sharing your beautiful embossed cards. They are stunning. The light blue on the white background really stands out. I love Altenew and am happy to celebrate their 10th anniversary with you all.

  4. Lindsay S

    April 10, 2024 at 4:31 pm

    Hello from Nevada! Beautiful cards!

  5. Pam W

    April 7, 2024 at 10:39 pm

    Hi from Ohio. Thank you for sharing your beautiful cards.

  6. Amy Cooley

    April 7, 2024 at 9:43 pm

    Hello from Indiana! Thanks for sharing your lovely card designs.

  7. Bo Gilmore

    April 7, 2024 at 5:56 pm

    Hi Laurie. I am from Greensboro, NC. Wow! It amazing how your can make the same card 2 ways. I am always partial to dark cardsock backgrounds, but these two cards are stunning. The spatter and the Enamel dots really stand out on each card. I have been with Altenew 2 yrs, but I am so happy to Celebrate their 10th with everyone. I have learned so much through you and all the other Altenew bloggers, Video and classes.

  8. Stephanie Lanzalotto

    April 7, 2024 at 7:59 am

    Gorgeous cards. Can’t wait to view the video and try this technique. Happ Anniversary to Altenew. I have been a customer since the start! Here’s to 10 more, and 10 more and on and on.

  9. Dawn Tooley

    April 6, 2024 at 6:09 pm

    Hi from Chicago. I love seeing the different variations from the same embossing folder. Great cards and I love this font! Thanks for sharing!

  10. Alma Dirpaul

    April 6, 2024 at 5:37 pm

    Hi I am from Saskatchewan, Canada. Beautiful cards, Laurie. Happy 10th Anniversary, Altenew. I have loved their images from the beginning.

  11. Michelle Peleg

    April 6, 2024 at 4:28 am

    Beautifully embossed cards. Love them. Thanks for adding a video tutorial.

  12. Darci Powers

    April 5, 2024 at 9:01 pm

    Hello from Oswego, NY. I love your embossing and I rarely take time to do it – you have inspired me to do this this weekend in my cards! Altenew is the BEST – thank you all!

  13. Donna

    April 5, 2024 at 4:07 pm

    Hi from MA. Your cards are simply elegant. Beautiful!

  14. Nancee Purdum

    April 5, 2024 at 11:45 am

    Hello from West Melbourne FL! Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing your technique! This is something I need to try!

  15. Suzanne E

    April 5, 2024 at 10:31 am

    Hello from SC! These are terrific cards. They are so understated and pretty

  16. Karin

    April 5, 2024 at 9:59 am

    Hi from Broomfield, CO. Your cards are beautiful. Happy 10th Anniversary!

  17. Roberta S.

    April 5, 2024 at 7:55 am

    Hi from MS, USA. Stunning cards. Love the antique look .

  18. Valree Elarton

    April 5, 2024 at 2:53 am

    Beautiful cards! I would tell you which is my favorite but I really can’t pick.

  19. Patricia Brown

    April 5, 2024 at 1:36 am

    Hi, from Pensacola FL.
    Awesome cards. Thanks for the hop and giveaways!

  20. Laura Rozsonits

    April 4, 2024 at 11:43 pm

    Hi from Renton, Washington. Love the different effects when using different colors of card stock. Both cards are stunning!

    1. Ash Kay

      April 9, 2024 at 5:59 am

      Hi from London! Love your cards, Altenew do such lovely embossing folders and you’ve coloured them beautifully

  21. Melissa Rogers

    April 4, 2024 at 7:10 pm

    Very pretty! Love this embossing folder!

  22. Cheri Johnston

    April 4, 2024 at 4:59 pm

    Hi Laurie from GA! I’ve taken a few of your classes & love your style. This one is no exception, it’s beautiful. Thank you for sharing ❤️

  23. Sandy J

    April 4, 2024 at 4:10 pm

    Hi from KY. That embossing folder is amazing, and I like the way you highlighted it with ink. Both versions are pretty, but I think I prefer the white background by just a tad.

  24. Monica Finley

    April 4, 2024 at 3:42 pm

    Hello from Alma, Wisconsin! Congratulations on 10 years!! Beautiful cards! Love the light and dark options and how different they are from each other.

  25. Sandy S.

    April 4, 2024 at 1:15 pm

    Hi from Putnam Valley, NY.
    I love Altenew’s embossing folders. And when one applies ink as you did, they create spectacular cards. I especially liked the black card stock with the gold ink. The splatter on gray card came out just fine-gave it a nice muted background.

  26. Karen F.

    April 4, 2024 at 11:11 am

    Hi from Nashville, TN. Congratulations on Altenew’s 10th Anniversary. I was lucky enough to discover Altenew many years ago when I first began my cardmaking journey, and your products continue to be a staple in my cardmaking stash!

  27. roxanne tellini

    April 4, 2024 at 10:50 am

    Hello from South Florida and Happy Anniversary to Altenew!

  28. Jill R

    April 4, 2024 at 10:33 am

    Hi from Minnesota. Love watching the process, thanks for the video of your beautiful cards!

  29. Fae Jordan

    April 4, 2024 at 10:28 am

    Hi Fae from North Carolina, you made two beautiful cards with just by using two different color palettes. The dark pigment was so elegant

  30. Leanne S

    April 4, 2024 at 1:56 am

    Gorgeous & elegant cards. Thanks for sharing

  31. Pati L

    April 4, 2024 at 12:55 am

    Hello from Alaska. Lovely cards! Thanks for sharing your technique video, now I want to go play along. I’m loving the ideas to use with my collection of embossing folders.

  32. Beth Rogers

    April 3, 2024 at 11:59 pm

    Hi from Indiana! Thank you for the video! These are lovely cards, and I picked up some great ideas from you – like you I emboss samples but store them with the EFs (I also write the sandwich I use on the back) but having them all on a ring is a great way to see all the options together. And I’ve been using one of Altenew’s EFs to batch make sympathy cards, but they are on white. However, I really like the choice of black and gold. TFS!

  33. Carolyn Jerome

    April 3, 2024 at 11:00 pm

    Hi from Nevada. I will have to give this a try. Thanks beautiful

  34. Joan Fitzsimmons

    April 3, 2024 at 9:19 pm

    Beautiful cards! Thanks for the video.

  35. Terry Kaul

    April 3, 2024 at 9:12 pm

    Hi from tiny Ivanhoe, IL! Happy 10th Anniversary to Altenew!

  36. Darlene

    April 3, 2024 at 7:59 pm

    Hello from Delaware. I like this technique, makes for some elegant cards. Really liked the choice of the blue ink. Have me inspiration to try other colors besides white or gold.

  37. Robbie Rubala

    April 3, 2024 at 7:46 pm

    Hi from North Carolina! What a great technique. I can’t wait to see what I can do with it.

  38. Adriana

    April 3, 2024 at 7:12 pm

    Hi from Florida The gold on dark card stock is so stunning!

  39. SandraR

    April 3, 2024 at 7:08 pm

    Hi from Alberta! Wow! These are so elegant! A great inspiration for embossing!

  40. Tammi Barrick

    April 3, 2024 at 6:27 pm

    Gorgeous cards! Happy 10 years!

  41. gail

    April 3, 2024 at 6:20 pm

    from texas – loved the video

  42. Roblyn Henry

    April 3, 2024 at 6:06 pm

    Hello from Colorado! I loved your unique and beautiful cards. I’d like to try your techniques.

    1. Lori

      April 3, 2024 at 8:48 pm

      Hi from Minnesota!
      I really like how you used the Camellia embossing folder two different ways.
      Thanks for sharing.

  43. Susan McRae

    April 3, 2024 at 5:58 pm

    Lovely simple and elegant cards!

  44. LORAINE PIKE

    April 3, 2024 at 5:57 pm

    hi from Ohio. these are so simple yet elegant. I love the black & gold one.

  45. Debbie Eslinger

    April 3, 2024 at 5:28 pm

    Hello from central ND,I have never used one of these floral EF. You make both look so elegant, the gold on black is stunning

  46. Diane O'Hare

    April 3, 2024 at 5:19 pm

    Hi from NC. First I have to say I love your hair! So beautiful! Love your cards. Very elegant.

  47. Sheri Kempke

    April 3, 2024 at 5:18 pm

    Hello from Arizona! Beautiful cards, such lovely colors! I love the elegant feel of these cards.

  48. Ginnie Sedlak

    April 3, 2024 at 4:58 pm

    Hi from Boone, NC! I love embossing folders too! These cards are just beautiful!!

  49. Corinne Jones

    April 3, 2024 at 4:42 pm

    Absolutely beautiful cards.. love the way you used the embossing folders..
    hugs

  50. Tina D Preston

    April 3, 2024 at 4:41 pm

    Hi from the United States. Love the cards! Especially the ones using your gorgeous embossing folders.

  51. Nanci

    April 3, 2024 at 4:27 pm

    Hi from Colorado! I love how you created two totally different looks from the same folder!

  52. Connie Dunbar

    April 3, 2024 at 4:08 pm

    Hi from Union, WV. I love the use of he embossing folders. So pretty. Blessings.

  53. Wendy Mod

    April 3, 2024 at 3:20 pm

    HI From Delaware! Very elegant and serene design!

  54. S. M.

    April 3, 2024 at 3:02 pm

    Hi from Nova Scotia, Canada. Beautiful cards – and so elegant! Wonderful technique, will have to give it a try.

  55. Deb D

    April 3, 2024 at 2:55 pm

    Hi from Florida! Laurie, you’ve shown how versatile an embossing folder can be. Your color choices and ink evoke differing emotions!

  56. Gayle I.

    April 3, 2024 at 2:29 pm

    Absolutely stunning cards!

  57. Rema DeLeeuw

    April 3, 2024 at 2:26 pm

    Stunning cards!! From Wisconsin…

  58. Denise

    April 3, 2024 at 2:04 pm

    Hi from the Colorado mountains. Love both cards. I’ll have to try this technique and remember to use a “light touch.”

  59. Hope

    April 3, 2024 at 2:02 pm

    Hi from Dallas, Texas. Thank you for sharing. Beautiful card. Love your pink hair!

  60. Terri Sandoval

    April 3, 2024 at 2:01 pm

    Hi from Ohio. Your cards are great. It’s great to get such different looks with embossing folders.

  61. Tammy Boynton

    April 3, 2024 at 1:55 pm

    Hello from California, WOW beautiful cards, love them both but the black card OMG that is gorgeous and my favorite so elegant and sophisticated.

  62. Dorothy A

    April 3, 2024 at 1:43 pm

    Hello from Washington state, USA. Your cards are fantastic, and I loved watching your video! I have a collection of Altenew embossing folders that I don’t use enough. I can’t wait to try your simple but stunning techniques.

  63. Monika Davis

    April 3, 2024 at 1:29 pm

    Hello from Loudon, NH! What a fun hop! Happy Anniversary to Altenew! Lovely cards Laurie! That embossing folder is so pretty!

  64. Jeanne Beam

    April 3, 2024 at 1:26 pm

    Hello from the Florida Panhandle. Such stunning cards! ❤️

  65. Helen Whaley

    April 3, 2024 at 1:21 pm

    Hello from Sedona! Love the talented inking of the embossed images.

  66. Karen Kunesch

    April 3, 2024 at 12:30 pm

    Hi I’m from Barrie, Ontario Canada. Always love to see others creations. Happy 10th anniversary to Altenew

  67. Monica Ambriz

    April 3, 2024 at 11:37 am

    Hello from San Francisco Bay Area, your card is beautiful

  68. Isabel Z

    April 3, 2024 at 10:03 am

    Hello from VA! Oh ny these are so beautiful that I would frame them to display in my craft room.

  69. Diane J

    April 3, 2024 at 8:05 am

    Hello from WI. your cards are lovely. Altenew has some of the most beautiful embossing folders. Thanks for sharing with all of us.

  70. Meredith Smith

    April 3, 2024 at 1:43 am

    Hi from Albuquerque, NM! Gorgeous cards! I love the beautiful embossed florals!

  71. Linda Craig

    April 3, 2024 at 12:15 am

    Hi from Edmonton. Those flowers are so amazing.

  72. Joy Meadows

    April 2, 2024 at 11:35 pm

    Hi from Colorado! What beautiful cards! The embossing folder is gorgeous and I love how you colored it.

  73. Judy Inukai

    April 2, 2024 at 11:04 pm

    Hi from St. Louis MO. Your cards are both gorgeous.

  74. Michelle P

    April 2, 2024 at 10:46 pm

    Hello from Northwest Arkansas and congrats to a great 10 years for Altenew! I love your embossed cards…absolutely beautiful!

  75. Marisela Delgado

    April 2, 2024 at 10:28 pm

    Hola from San Antonio, Texas. Your cards are so pretty!

  76. Theresa Petermann

    April 2, 2024 at 10:20 pm

    hi from NE Wisconsin, fun stuff. thanks for sharing and all the inspiration.

  77. Carol Zedlitz Coots

    April 2, 2024 at 10:16 pm

    Hi from Indianapolis. Your embossed cards are very pretty!

  78. Laurie Black

    April 2, 2024 at 9:56 pm

    Hi from Oregon! Beautiful cards! I love how the touch of ink enhances the raised image.

  79. Tammy Lynne Davis

    April 2, 2024 at 9:03 pm

    Hello from SW Oklahoma! These cards are absolutely beautiful, Laurie! Thanks for the inspiration!

  80. Kailash

    April 2, 2024 at 8:39 pm

    Hi from Illinois. Such a beautifully elegant card!

  81. Jacalyn

    April 2, 2024 at 8:21 pm

    Love an embossing folder and stencil combo.

  82. Jacalyn

    April 2, 2024 at 8:20 pm

    Love an embossing folder and stencil combo!

  83. Ann Murray

    April 2, 2024 at 8:19 pm

    The embossing folder with the ink techniques is great.

  84. Jacalyn

    April 2, 2024 at 8:14 pm

    These are gorgeous, sophisticated cards. Thank you for sharing.

  85. Mary Kay Werry

    April 2, 2024 at 7:28 pm

    I love how the same embossing folder has such different looks. Both are beautiful. also like how you have the embossing folder pages, I am going to copy that for embossing folders and stencils. soon. I promise. LOL

  86. Teresa Rogers

    April 2, 2024 at 7:20 pm

    Hi from South Carolina! Love this technique. These turned out so lovely. And oh the embossing folder swatches, not sure why I never thought to do that but it is now on my projects list!

  87. Sharon Ann Christensen

    April 2, 2024 at 6:47 pm

    Hello from Minnesota. The black card is stunning.

  88. Kalpana Srinivasan

    April 2, 2024 at 6:45 pm

    Hi from CA , love these 2 cards —same embossing folder on 2 different cards, but they look so different —-both look amazing !!!!

    I also love your Zentangle video!!!

    1. Laurie

      April 2, 2024 at 7:37 pm

      Thank you, and thanks for watching my Zentangle video.

      1. Nicole Craig

        April 3, 2024 at 11:31 am

        Hello from Pittsburgh PA!
        Your cards are beautiful! Thank you for sharing your talents with us!
        God bless!
        Nicole Craig

  89. Eva Walker

    April 2, 2024 at 6:22 pm

    Love that black and gold. Very elegant. Hello from Louisiana USA.

  90. Stacey Foley

    April 2, 2024 at 6:21 pm

    Hello from Saline MI! I love the inked embossed images. These cards are beautiful!

  91. Sarah Jimenez

    April 2, 2024 at 6:14 pm

    Hi from North Texas! Inking an embossed image is one of my favorite methods! TFS your beautiful projects!

  92. Kristine Boydstun

    April 2, 2024 at 5:42 pm

    Gorgeous cards!!

  93. Rachael Shedeed

    April 2, 2024 at 5:16 pm

    What great cards, thanks

  94. Jennifer R. Jordan

    April 2, 2024 at 5:06 pm

    Hello from Locust Grove, Virginia. Both of your cards are lovely and very appropriate for thinking of you and sympathy subject matter. I look forward to trying your techniques.

  95. Susan D

    April 2, 2024 at 5:03 pm

    Hello from Massachusetts. Your cards are so elegant! I need to think more outside the box and use rich, deep colors like you did.

  96. Jennifer Ingle

    April 2, 2024 at 4:48 pm

    These are very pretty! Hello from Boston!

  97. Chris C.

    April 2, 2024 at 4:25 pm

    Hi from Ohio! Lovely cards. Embossed images are just beautiful.

  98. Jeanne

    April 2, 2024 at 4:17 pm

    Wow what a great use of the 3D folders. Love the black background which really shows the colors so vibrantly.

  99. Cindi Green

    April 2, 2024 at 4:09 pm

    Hi from Jonesboro, Arkansas! Beautiful cards. Thanks for the embossing inspiration!

  100. Patty A Eifert

    April 2, 2024 at 2:42 pm

    Hello from Ft. Wright, Kentucky! Beautiful and elegant cards! Altenew has so many amazing 3d embossing folders! I especially love the ones they create with a stencil to color them!

  101. Lauryne Cunningham

    April 2, 2024 at 1:21 pm

    Hi from Texas! Love the embossing! Gorgeous cards!

  102. heather Wehrli

    April 2, 2024 at 1:20 pm

    Hello from Canada – love the embossed flowers

  103. Stephanie Olsen

    April 2, 2024 at 12:58 pm

    Hi from Manhattan, KS…the “Little Apple” WOW..stunning cards!

  104. Lisa M.

    April 2, 2024 at 11:10 am

    Hi from Oklahoma! Such a pretty embossing folder (and cards)!

  105. Sue D

    April 2, 2024 at 10:54 am

    Hi from NE Ohio. Beautiful cards with this embossing folder.

  106. Orit

    April 2, 2024 at 10:31 am

    Stunning cards, very elegant.

  107. Margi Marie

    April 2, 2024 at 10:28 am

    Oh so lovely! Hello from Oregon! Thanks for the video also. Loved seeing your splatter technique but especially how you keep embossing folder samples, clever! Happy Birthday Altenew!

  108. Denise Warren

    April 2, 2024 at 9:19 am

    Hi from Texas! Love these. Have to get that to add to my stash.

  109. Hanna Lyons

    April 2, 2024 at 9:15 am

    Hi from Raleigh NC. I especially love your use of the metallic ink on the raised edges. Very elegant! Thank you!

  110. Tammy

    April 2, 2024 at 9:07 am

    Hi from GA – these are beautiful cards!

  111. Linda R

    April 2, 2024 at 8:43 am

    Hi from NY. Oooh! Ahh! Amazing and beautiful cards. Love the contrasting looks. Thanks so much for sharing.

  112. Donnalee Boisseau

    April 2, 2024 at 8:22 am

    Beautiful cards!

  113. Carrie Sheridan

    April 2, 2024 at 8:21 am

    Hi from Conklin, Michigan! Lovely embossed cards! Altenew has so many wonderful 3D floral embossing folders, and it’s fun to see new techniques for using them! TFS!

  114. Ann H

    April 2, 2024 at 8:19 am

    Hi from Charlotte, NC. Stunning cards!

  115. Carol Rietzke

    April 2, 2024 at 7:44 am

    Hi from Commerce Twp , Michigan. Love this technique. Hubby birthday Altenew.

  116. Joni52

    April 2, 2024 at 6:58 am

    Hi from NH. Gorgeous cards!

  117. Donna Phelan

    April 2, 2024 at 6:13 am

    Hi from Beautiful Olde Cape Cod! Gorgeous cards, such a fabulous technique!

  118. Amy Prather-Smith

    April 2, 2024 at 3:49 am

    Hi from Ohio! Love this embossing folder.

  119. Sharon Gullikson

    April 2, 2024 at 12:50 am

    Hi from So Cal. I especially like the light one. Very elegant

  120. Denise Bryant

    April 2, 2024 at 12:31 am

    Hi from northern California! Beautiful cards with these lovely embossed camellia flowers!

  121. Linda Anderson

    April 2, 2024 at 12:22 am

    Hi from Canada. I am amazed at how well you colored those embossed flowers with a domed blending tool ! They are both lovely. Thanks for sharing on Altenew’s 10th Anniversary hop.

  122. LaChelle Unger

    April 1, 2024 at 10:35 pm

    Hi from Fort Worth, Texas! Love the embossing folder. The cards are beautiful!!!

  123. Shalyn N

    April 1, 2024 at 10:34 pm

    Beautiful! I love the aged look!

  124. melissa bi.

    April 1, 2024 at 10:25 pm

    Hello from Montreal, Canada. Love how you accentuated the embossed design on your cards. Stunning results!

  125. Denise

    April 1, 2024 at 10:15 pm

    Very classy, elegant cards.

  126. Sharon Aurora

    April 1, 2024 at 9:36 pm

    Hi from Mississippi, USA. Your cards are just beautiful! I love them both.

  127. Debbie S. SCHENZ

    April 1, 2024 at 9:30 pm

    Hi from NC!!
    Beautiful cards! Love both of them. I have been trying this technique today. I think it takes a little practice time for me! Thanks for sharing!

  128. Beth

    April 1, 2024 at 9:18 pm

    Hi, this is Beth from MA. I lovehow elegant both of these cards look with their simple but bold colors.

  129. Lynn Chan

    April 1, 2024 at 9:15 pm

    Hello from Singapore! I love Altenew’s Antique Gold Pigment too! So pretty cards!

  130. Barbara Edmondson

    April 1, 2024 at 8:53 pm

    Hello from east Texas. You really made the flowers jump up from the page!

  131. Cheryl P

    April 1, 2024 at 8:26 pm

    Hi from Pittsburgh! I LOVE these!! Such a simple way to make them stand out!

  132. Susan Mealiea

    April 1, 2024 at 8:16 pm

    Hi from Northern Virginia. Love you cards

  133. di

    April 1, 2024 at 8:10 pm

    hello from Washington State
    thanks so beautiful and inspiring
    Love the gold accent

  134. Cynthia B.

    April 1, 2024 at 8:07 pm

    Hi from Cypress, Texas. Your cards are so elegant! You’ve really shown off the embossing folder – so pretty!

  135. Barb Deichl

    April 1, 2024 at 8:04 pm

    Hello from SE Wisconsin! Love the colors you picked for your cards!

  136. Marcia Fellner

    April 1, 2024 at 7:32 pm

    Hi from Lake Balboa, CA. Gorgeous cards. I love using embossing folders to make backgrounds. The contrast between the black paper and the while is so interesting to see. The video is really helpful. Thank you for sharing.

  137. Donna Cheatle

    April 1, 2024 at 7:05 pm

    Hi from PA! These cards are so soft and pretty! Great use of subtle color for a beautiful effect!

  138. Kim

    April 1, 2024 at 6:54 pm

    Hi from Missouri, USA!

    These cards are great! I have a couple hundred embossing folders and hardly ever use them. I’ll be using them now. I can’t find words to express how beautiful I think these cards are!

  139. Pamela Rose

    April 1, 2024 at 6:47 pm

    Hi from Central Florida. I absolutely love the Lovely Camellia’s embossing folder. It is so versatile. Your cards are just lovely

  140. Dee Earnshaw

    April 1, 2024 at 6:32 pm

    Hi from WI, USA – love the simplicity of your embossing / ink technique – very pretty results

  141. Marni M

    April 1, 2024 at 6:28 pm

    Hello from Southern Utah! Your cards are so beautiful! Thank you for sharing your talent and ideas with us. Happy 10 year anniversary to Altenew!!

  142. Jeannean Marshall

    April 1, 2024 at 6:08 pm

    Hi from the flat countryside of Montana. Beautiful cards with awesome floral images! This is a newer technique to me and I’m loving all the variations from it!

  143. Carmela Hubler

    April 1, 2024 at 6:01 pm

    Hi from Austin, TX! Lovely embossing folder and beautiful cards!

  144. pam carr

    April 1, 2024 at 5:19 pm

    beautiful cards you have made for altenews 10 anniversary bloghop! tfs your inspiration

  145. Kendra Hum

    April 1, 2024 at 5:17 pm

    Hi from Calgary Alberta! Lovely cards, I love the 2 takes!

  146. Claudia

    April 1, 2024 at 5:08 pm

    Love the embossed cards and the color choice.

  147. Suzann N.

    April 1, 2024 at 5:07 pm

    Hello from Sherwood, Oregon! Amazing cards…happy anniversary Altenew!

  148. Bunny Hoyle

    April 1, 2024 at 4:48 pm

    Hey from Jacksonville Beach, FL. Both cards are lovely. I really like that you can use an embossing folder to make something so pretty. Thanks for the video.

    1. Suzette Thoeni

      April 2, 2024 at 12:03 am

      Hi from Nevada! Your cards are very pretty!

  149. Peg Frushour

    April 1, 2024 at 4:43 pm

    Hi, I’m from Florida! Love using embossing folders to make cards – so easy but so beautiful!!

  150. Janet Castle

    April 1, 2024 at 4:38 pm

    Hi from Salem, OR! Your cards are both absolutely GORGEOUS!!! Love the highlighted colors on the embossing…quite elegant – TFS!
    Paper Hugs,
    Jan

  151. Sue Bevilacqua

    April 1, 2024 at 4:20 pm

    Hi from Hillsborough, New Jersey. These cards are beautiful; love the technique!

  152. acraftyromantic

    April 1, 2024 at 4:17 pm

    Hello from Brambleton, Virginia. Oh its hard to pick a favorite out of these beauties. I love them both and Altenew’s embossing folders are such a delight!

  153. Donna Tuschoff

    April 1, 2024 at 4:15 pm

    Helo from St. Louis, MO. I love both of your cards…..the darker card is so striking!!!

  154. Jeanne Rice

    April 1, 2024 at 4:12 pm

    Hi from Portland, Oregon. Beautiful embossed cards.

  155. Nancy W

    April 1, 2024 at 4:07 pm

    Hi from Rock Hill, SC. Love your cards! I must try this technique!

  156. Wendy Orme

    April 1, 2024 at 3:52 pm

    Hi from Fruit Heights, UT! Love these gorgeous cards…especially the embossing! And congrats to Altenew on 10 great years!

  157. Kate O'Connor

    April 1, 2024 at 3:41 pm

    Hi from Indy. I like the highlighted embossing.

  158. Vickie Davis

    April 1, 2024 at 3:39 pm

    Beautiful cards but especially like the black embossing.

  159. Michelle Hackett

    April 1, 2024 at 3:36 pm

    Hello from Florida. Embossing folders have become so sophisticated, and these cards are a great example of that.

  160. Susan Hughes

    April 1, 2024 at 3:34 pm

    Hi from southern Wisconsin!! Happy 10 years Altenew!! Your card is absolutely stunning, I love it!!

  161. Stacey Kowbel

    April 1, 2024 at 3:18 pm

    Hi from Calgary, AB, Canada! Wow, gorgeous cards! I love both cards!

  162. Meghan Kennihan

    April 1, 2024 at 2:18 pm

    Hi From LaGrange, IL! Happy Anniversary Altenew! Your cards are STUNNING! I love the embossing!!!

  163. JM Breslin

    April 1, 2024 at 2:00 pm

    Gorgeous cards.

  164. Kirsten Gill

    April 1, 2024 at 1:53 pm

    Hi from MN! Beautiful work!

  165. Jennifer Berwanger

    April 1, 2024 at 1:34 pm

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  166. Samantha Pfrimmer

    April 1, 2024 at 1:17 pm

    Hi from Washington state! Beautiful use of the embossing folders!

  167. Chris Handy

    April 1, 2024 at 1:15 pm

    Congrats on 10 years

  168. Savannagh Kacey

    April 1, 2024 at 1:09 pm

    Hi from Spokane Valley, WA! Loved your “ebony and ivory” approach to those beautiful cards!

  169. Lissette Long

    April 1, 2024 at 1:05 pm

    Hi from Chicago! Love all the cards especially the gold on black. Thanks for sharing.

  170. rae kryc

    April 1, 2024 at 12:51 pm

    Hello from Huntsville, Alabama!! Stunning cards, LOVE seeing the side by side light v. dark comparison!! Happy anniversary Altenew!!

  171. Aditi

    April 1, 2024 at 12:47 pm

    HI from India! Love both the looks on black and white with the embossing folder! Beautiful!- Aditi Mahajan

  172. Liz O.

    April 1, 2024 at 12:32 pm

    Hi from Mexico!. Love both cards Laurie, I find that technique intimidating, I may have to give it a try soon, thanks for the inspiration and happy anniversary to Altenew !

  173. Kay Furnish

    April 1, 2024 at 12:29 pm

    Hi from Southern California! Wow, Laurie, it is truly amazing to see the same embossing folder used for two cards that look totally different! Love the comparison.

  174. Cathy Thurber

    April 1, 2024 at 12:14 pm

    These cards are so pretty! The black sympathy card is just lovely and has given me good ideas!

  175. Rochelle Schiffbauer

    April 1, 2024 at 11:33 am

    Beautiful cards! And I love your hair.

  176. Maria Petkash

    April 1, 2024 at 11:25 am

    Hello from Colorado! Your cards are gorgeous!

  177. Deborah Hellman

    April 1, 2024 at 11:05 am

    Hi from Tampa, Florida. Wonderful projects and congratulations

  178. Angy Hughes

    April 1, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Hi from Fort Worth, TX. Love this embossing folder so lovely. Love the different looks you get when using light versus dark cardstock.

  179. Carrianne Banul

    April 1, 2024 at 10:35 am

    Hi from Toms River, NJ. Your card are absolutely Gorgeous! I really love that technique and will be giving it a try real soon! Thanks for sharing!

  180. Vickey

    April 1, 2024 at 10:33 am

    Hi from Jackson, GA. Your cards are beautiful. It is amazing that you can create such different looks on a card using the same stamp set but different colors and techniques. Love both cards.

  181. Verna Angerhofer

    April 1, 2024 at 10:07 am

    Hi from the United States. Love the cards! Especially the gold on black!

  182. Jana Mays

    April 1, 2024 at 9:24 am

    Just beautiful! This hop has been so inspirational! Happy Anniversary Altenew!

  183. Danyelle Dillon

    April 1, 2024 at 9:15 am

    Amazing elegant cards. So very pretty. The light blue on the white background is my favorite. Altenew is such an extraordinary company. Happy 10th!

    1. Sonja

      April 11, 2024 at 8:30 pm

      Your cards are absolutely stunning!!!!!!

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