Thursday, June 17, 2021

Altenew Summer Adventure Stand-alone Dies Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello, I am so excited to introduce you to some of Altenew's gorgeous new stand-alone dies!  

Die Cutting with Altenew's Tropical Leaf Mix Dies

Altenew's Tropical Leaf Mix dies are so beautiful and fun to create with!  I started by cutting a 5 1/2" square card base and then added some copper paint splatters.
Green, Gold and Copper
Next, I gathered a bunch of gel press prints and started to die-cut and arrange a leaf flower.  Once I started I realized I really liked the green panels with gold and copper.  My flower needed a center so I used the cute little star flower from Altenew's Bride To Be Layering Set.  This set makes such a lovely dimensial card.
For my next card, I die-cut leaves from a gold/copper gel print (above) and brown cardstock.  The leaves are  Altenew's new Tropical Leaf Mix dies. For the center, I again used the star flower from Altenew's Bride to Be Layering Set
Copper, Gold and Brown Metalic Gel Plate Print
I love how you can use the leaves individually or layer them.
Quick and Easy Die Cut Card
The new Peeking Leaves Cover Die is beautiful.  I selected two colors of summery cardstock and die-cut the aqua panel.  I glued the die cut to an A2 card base and used the edge of a ruler to straigthen the sides.  The sentiment is Altenew's Simply Hello Die.
Turqouise and Melon cardstock

Giveaway Prizes

$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 06/23/2021 for a chance to win. 

Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 06/25/2021.


Blog Hop: 

Altenew Blog

Jennifer McGuire

Vicky Papaioannou 

Norine Borys

Jenny Colacicco

Erum Tasneem


Nicole Watt

Simon Hurley 

Therese Calvird 

Amanda Baldwin

Tania Ahmed

Verity Biddlecombe

Emily Midgett

Bridget Casey

Virginia Lu

Victoria Calvin

Tenia Nelson

Colleen Balija 

Nathalie DeSousa


Maryam Perez 

Karen Brown                      You Are Here!

Michelle Short

Agnieszka MaƂyszek

Patricia Roebuck

Carol Hintermeier

Zinia Redo

Sandhya Iyer

Terri Koszler

Kelly Griglione

Mindy Eggen

Natasha Davies

Joylita Dsouza

Anna Mahtani

Keren Baker

Laura Bassen

Sande Woodson

Raquel Bowman


Here are THREE ways to get a FREEBIE to kickstart your creativity! Free gift will be added to cart automatically. 

  • Get a FREE brand new Summer Adventure Release Inspiration Guide (worth $5.99) with every order of high-value Summer Adventure release bundles. Shop Here! *Exclusions apply.

  • Get a FREE brand new Summer Adventure Release Mini Inspiration Guide with every order from 06/17/2021 through 06/19/2021. Shop HERE.


Link To Altenew Summer Adventure Stand Alone Die Collection.

I am honored that you stopped by my blog...thank you!  If you have another moment, I would love to hear which card you like best.



  1. Neat cards! I love how you used the leaves!

  2. Your cards are so pretty. Love your designs.

  3. All your cards are beautiful, but the square leaf die cards are fabulous. Thanks for the inspiration!

  4. I love the organic feel the gel print panels give these tropical leaves.

  5. I LOVE the flowers you made from the leaves. GORGEOUS!

  6. Cute cards. Love the colors used and the designs.

  7. The leaf/leaves die are my favorite. Great cards here. Thanks for inspiration.

  8. Love what you did with these leaves!

  9. Your cards are fantastic, love the use of the Gelli prints for the leaves.

  10. I especially like your use of the Peeking Leaves Cover Die. Gorgeous!

  11. I always love Altenew leaf dies and your card designs gave me some great ideas. I have the Bride To Be, so will be using that die for a center, too!

  12. Your cards are so unique and creative! Love these newest leafy dies from Altenew, along with your gel plate prints used to create them! Thanks for sharing.

  13. Really beautiful and fun cards! Thanks for sharing!

  14. I love the square card design! Your leaf/flowers are stunning!! Such a creative idea

  15. Gorgeous Karen! I love the look of a square card and the leaves work wonderfully! Thanks for the great inspiration! Stay safe! :)

  16. Gorgeous! I love the color combinations of each card, great gel press prints. Could be used for masculine cards too.

  17. I love the creative way you used the tropical leaves dies. Both cards look so neat in the two different color tones. Very nice designs!

  18. I love the design on the tropical leaf cards! Very cool!

  19. Wonderful cards. I really love those Tropical Leaf Mix dies. Cutting them from gel press backgrounds (of which I have many) is genius!

  20. Very creative cards!
    Thanks for the inspiration!

  21. what a fun way to use the leaves dies

  22. Incredible!!!! What an awesome creative thing to do…create a flower out of leaves!

  23. Your artwork is impressive! Thanks for sharing your creativity and expertise.

  24. My favorite card is the green leaf one ( the first one). Very pretty

  25. I love all the leaf dies. Such variety.

  26. Such pretty cards! I love the Tropical Leaf Mix dies!

  27. What a totally out of the box design idea. So clever!

  28. Such cute cards! Thanks for sharing.


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