Monday, 4 April 2022

Altenew 8th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 1 + Giveaway



Hello Everyone! Today I’m very honoured to be participating in the Altenew 8th Anniversary Blog Hop! Happy 8th Year Anniversary Altenew! ! I've been with the Altenew Design Team from the beginning and it’s been amazing ride this far! I am still beyond thrilled and deeply honoured that I can be a part of this amazing journey. Can't wait to see what the future holds! 

You should have arrived here from TaeEun Yoo, if not head back to Altenew blog to make sure you don't miss a thing! 

This is a big anniversary event with an amazing line up of designers taking part, loads of inspiration and amazing prizes up for grabs! 

Giveaway Prizes 

Over $1,900 in total prizes! Altenew is giving away a $80 Gift Certificate to 5 lucky winners and one Altenew Academy Online Class ($8.95 value) to 15 lucky winners. There are also 25 awesome companies/crafty friends who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:


Altenew: 5 x $80 Altenew Gift Certificate

Altenew Academy: 15 x Online Monthly Class Spot

Jennifer McGuire Ink: Share Handmade Kindness Goodie Bag 

A Cherry on Top: $50 Gift Certificate

Auzz Trinklets N Krafts: $50 Gift Certificate 

Avery Elle: $50 Gift Certificate

Bumbleberry Papercrafts:  £25 Gift Certificate

Butterfly Reflections Ink: $25 Gift Certificate

CiLi in Papers: €75 Gift Certificate

Concord & 9th: 1 $50 Gift Certificate & 1 Eclectic Garden Bundle ($38 Value)

Dare 2B Artzy: $30 Gift Certificate

Ellen Hutson LLC: $25 Gift Certificate

Gina K. Designs: $50 Gift Certificate

Hero Arts: $50 Gift Certificate

Lawn Fawn: $25 Gift Certificate

MarkerPop: 4 x $40 Gift Certificate

Michelle's Cards & Stamps: AUD$100 Gift Certificate

My Little Attic: $50 Gift Certificate 

My Sweet Petunia: $50 Gift Certificate

Online Card Classes: 3 Online Class Spots to 1 Winner

Pink and Main: $50 Gift Certificate

Pinkfresh Studio: $50 Gift Certificate

Scrapbook & Cards Today: $50 Gift Certificate

Scrapbook.com: $50 certificate

Simon Says Stamp: $50 Gift Certificate

Studio Katia: $50 Gift Certificate

Waffle Flower: $25 Gift Certificate


Be sure to leave comments by 4/13/2022 for a chance to win one of 49 prizes! To make the hop more exciting, start your comment with "Hi from (city or country where you're from)!" 49 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 4/21/2022. 

Altenew Special Offer:



For today’s Blog Hop I created a simple birthday card. I started by using patterned paper from Celebrations 6x6 Paper Pack for my background. Next, I die cut leafy branches from Dainty Leaves Die Set out of white cardstock and coloured them with green markers from Tropical Garden Artist Alcohol Markers Set E

happy birthday 

As a final step I added some snowdrops from Craft-A-Flower: Snowdrops Layering Die Set and stamped my sentiment from Birthday Builder Stamp Set

happy birthday 


That's it for me. Your next stop on the hop is Bumbleberry Papercrafts

Here is the full line up for the blog hop today:


Thanks for stopping by today and for hopping along with us! 
Aga

212 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card. Love the background.

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  2. Hi from Sioux Falls. Love your card. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Aga, I have loved those Snowdrops from day one - thanks for reminding me I haven't made them my own yet!
    =]

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  4. Happy anniversary from Rhode Island!!!!! ❤️💜💚💙💛🧡

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  5. Wow so simple yet makes a statement. Thank you.

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  6. Hi I'm from Athens Georgia, Happy Anniversary Altenew! You're products are awesome

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  7. Hi from Mechanicsburg PA
    Loved your card. Can't believe I missed this stamp set. It's gorgeous!

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  8. Hello from New York! Happy Anniversary Altenew! Beautiful card Agnieszka!

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  9. Hello from New Brunswick, Canada. Simple but elegant is what this lovely card is shouting to me!

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  10. Hello from Washington State! What a lovely card! Thanks so much for sharing

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  11. Hi from Michigan. Beautiful card.

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  12. Hi !!! I am from Rumford, Maine. Beautiful card. I looooove dots and I loooove purple. :) tyfs

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  13. Hello from Danville, Virginia! Lovely card. The elements are so dainty and together make a sweet card.

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  14. Love those snowdrops and the simplicity. California gal here.

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  15. barbara lassiter4 April 2022 at 16:54

    This is gorgeous and though the snow drops haven't made it to my house yet they are on the wish list. Thank you from Wilmington, DE!

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  16. Beautiful card. Love the dimension.

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  17. Danyelle from Fayetteville NC wants to say wow I love your card! I like the branch. I don’t have any greenery really. I could use some. Looks so nice on a card! Thanks for sharing! Thank you Altenew!

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  18. Hello from Canada! Love this card, that dotted paper is just stunning!

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  19. This is so clean and pretty, looks like real snowdrops!

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  20. So beautiful!!! Those snowdrops and dainty leaves are so delicate and pretty!!!

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  21. Oh I love your snowdrops and dots! Looks like spring rain.

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  22. Hi from Tampa, Florida, USA! Such fabulous inspiration - thank you so much for sharing your talent with us!!

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  23. Hello from Wisconsin! Lovely card!

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  24. Hi from Seattle, WA. Very pretty card! Thank you for the inspiration.

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  25. Hi from Vancouver Canada :) I love how it appears as if the snowdrop flowers actually dropped, like snowflakes, onto the leaves. Thanks for sharing!

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  26. Hi from Sacramento, CA. Beautiful card! Love the simplicity but beautifully made.

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  27. Hello from South Florida!!
    Your card is a darling design; love it!

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  28. Love how you centralized that focal image looks perfect

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  29. Hi, from Brookfield, Wisconsin - this card is delightful - thanks for sharing it

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  30. Simply lovely! I actually have snowdrops out my back door, 2 weeks ago they were in bloom covered in snow! So strong!

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  31. Hi from 🇨🇦
    Such delicate colours Aga, so pretty.

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  32. I love a simple design... Just a lovely card, Aga.

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  33. Hi, From Chicago, IL! OMG! Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew! Amazing background!

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  34. Simply sweet, and has a happy background.

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  35. The snowdrops are gorgeous paired with that cute paper!

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  36. OMG, those two-tone leafs are EVERYTHING. So cute!

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  37. Another amazing card! So in love with your style! Happy Anniversary!

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  38. Hi from Georgia! Happy Anniversary Altenew!

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  39. Hi from Idaho. Pretty card. I like the 3D look.

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  40. Sweet and simple birthday card with lots of dimension!

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  41. Love this card as snowdrops are a favorite of mine and the background is so unique.

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  42. simple yet elegant - that is my style and I love it.

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  43. Hi from Davis County, Utah!

    Love the colors.

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  44. Hi..I am from the Caribbean islands of Trinidad & Tobago! Lovely card!

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  45. Hi from Texas. Love all the dimension you achieved on your gorgeous card.

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  46. Hi from lovely Lou., Kentucky love this card. Happy 8th anniversary and thanks for sharing!

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  47. Hello from Muskego, WI! Simple and pretty projects!!!

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  48. Congrats to you and the whole company, Aga, on 8 spectacular years! Your snowdrops cards is gorgeous - I have that Craft-a-Flower set and love it. You are crazy talented!
    TFS -
    Lori S in PA

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  49. Hello from Las Vegas! I love this card!

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  50. Hi from Texas! Thanks for the reminder to consider patterned paper. I tend to forget mine.

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  51. Hi from Minnesota!
    Beautiful card, I love the simplicity and the colors you chose.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  52. Hello from Indiana- very unique and original card!

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  53. Hi from TN!! Wow I love this! Looks so lifelike!!! Beautiful!

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  54. hello from Australia, your card is very beautiful

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  55. Hi, from Millstadt, IL.
    Your card is wonderful.
    Simple, but so pretty.
    thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  56. Hello from Texas. Those snowdrops on the pretty background paper are lovely, especially with the green leaves.

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  57. Such a beautiful card and I love the color combination.

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  58. What a sweet card! Love the softness of it!

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  59. Hello from the PNW! So pretty!

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  60. Hi from WV. Love the card!

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  61. Hello from Florida. You colored those leaves so well! It looks like liquid alcohol inks.

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  62. Hi from Maine, thanks for sharing your pretty card

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  63. Hello from Round Rock, TX! Love the dimension you created on your card!

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  64. Such sweet card, lovely colors and details.

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  65. Hello from southern New Jersey. Wow, the flowers & greenery just jump off the card. They are so realistic! Beautiful work. Maryann Ferry

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  66. A very nice birthday card supper cute!

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  67. Aga, I especially like the simplicity of this design and the dimension. tfs-stay well.

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  68. Hi I'm from NC, US. I love your card! So unique!

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  69. Hailing from St. Vincent & the Grenadines to say lovely and simple card!

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  70. Love this card..Beautiful.
    Happy Anniversay, Altenew!

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  71. Hello my name is Amy!! From London Ontario Canada. I had no idea they had a snowdrop die, so cool!!

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  72. Hello from Idaho in the western US! I am absolutely smitten with your beautiful die cut image - adding the snowdrop flower petals was genius. Love this card!

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  73. I really enjoy the craft-a-flower and layering dies.

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  74. Hi from Florida. Simple yet elegant with the 3D leaves and pretty background.

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  75. I love stencils, so that background is perfect!

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  76. Nice project share. I like the combination of sets to create the floral arrangement.

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  77. What a wonderful background to set off the floral arrangement. Lovely. Hello from WA State.

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  78. Hi from California. Love the simplicity of this card.

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  79. Hi from TX! I love the idea of using a background from ready made paper as it allows you to make a simple card that looks beautiful!

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  80. Hello from OH! What a lovely card Aga. I always enjoy stopping by your blog to admire your pretty CAS Designs!

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  81. Hi from Colorado. Really like the dimension of this card

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  82. love the raised dotted background, very pretty card!

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  83. Hi from Alberta, Canada!

    I love how it pops off the card with the dimension you achieved!

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  84. Hi from northern CA!
    Love the snowdrops! Beautiful card!

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  85. Hi from Freehold, NJ!
    Beautiful card! :)

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  86. Wow simple card, but I love all the dimension!

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  87. Marisela Delgado said: Hi from San Antonio, Texas! Pretty card! mariandmonsterd@yahoo.com

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  88. Fantastic card! I have this snow drop die set, and I love the leaves you used with them. Thanks for your inspiration over the years! Altenew is such an amazing company!

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  89. Such a delight. Love snowdrops. Love how you've lifted it off the card

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  90. Hi from Pennsylvania, I love the dainty leaves die and cute idea adding snow drops. Lovely card!

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  91. Hello from Chicago. You made a pretty card, so sweet and dainty. The snowdrop dies are so pretty, I'll have to get those!

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  93. I love the raised elements on your card. They set off the background perfectly.

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  94. Absolutely stunning!! love the design.

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  95. Hi from California! What a sweet card. I love all the dimension.

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  96. Hello from Saskatchewan Canada! Beautiful floral card!

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  97. Hi from Ontario, Canada. Your card is gorgeous! Even though it may "appear" simple, there are still so many little steps to create your final piece. You make it look effortless :)

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  98. Hi from the Florida Panhandle. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for sharing.

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  99. Hi from Calgary, AB! Such a pretty and elegant card! Love this design!

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  100. Hi, I am from New Hampshire, USA (but originally from Hungary!). Happy Anniversary to Altenew! What a fun way to celebrate! Such a pretty card Agnieszka. Love the snowdrops. They are special in Hungary. :)

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  101. Hello from Colorado ... how delightful your card creation is ... thank you for sharing your talents with us.

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  102. Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew from Oviedo, Florida! What a sweet card!

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  103. Hi from Michigan USA. Happy birthday Altenew! I love die cuts against a fun stenciled background! Great card.

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  104. love the dimention on the card.

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  105. hi from Ontario Canada! Your card is simple and elegant. You did a wonderful job marrying the two. Thanks for sharing!

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  106. Hi from Dublin, Ireland! I have always enjoyed your "simple" but stunning creations, and the dimension is always so amazing. Thank you for all the inspiration you share!

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  107. Hi from Lexington SC So simple yet beautiful.

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  108. Hi from Niagara Falls, Canada! This is such a beautiful simple card. Very elegant.

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  109. HI From Maryland. Thank you for sharing your wonderful "cas" card. So pretty and easy to replicate with different die sets! Would work for so many types of cards too. Again thank you.

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  110. Hi from Texas. Aga, I like your card very much. The steps are simple, but your creative design and perfect choice of materials makes it beautiful!

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  111. Hi from Dayton OH. Love the dimension on your card!

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  112. Hi from Long island, NY. Loved the card.So very interesting!

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  113. Hi from St. Paul, MN. So simple, yet elegant. Fabulous card!

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  114. Happy 8th Altenew! Love the dimension on this card!

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  115. So whimsical! Very cute!!!

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  116. Beautiful card! Simple but elegant!

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  117. Hello Agnieszka, this is my first time seeing your blog. This card is beautiful. I just love all the little pink dots. I like that they are not uniform. Thank you for taking time to share what you create with other crafters like me.

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  118. The delicate background colors contrast so nicely with the die cuts!

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  119. Hi I'm from Apollo PA.
    I love the simplicity of this!!!!

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  120. Hello from Wakefield, RI, USA!! This is simple and beautiful! Love the dimension on your flowers!

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  121. Hi from Texas. Love your elegant style!

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  122. Hi from Liberty Hill. Texas. Simple and elegant.

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  123. Hi from Australia! So wonderful and elegant. Thanks so much for the great inspiration. Take care! :)

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  124. Hello from Macedon NY. Lovely card with fabulous dimension!

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  125. Hi from Myrtle Beach, SC...I need to revisit this die

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  126. What a beautiful card you created!

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  127. How pretty and fresh your card is. I love the dots... Orange County,CA

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  128. Hi from Philadelphia, PA. Your snowdrops are gorgeous on the delicate light purple background. Thank you.

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  129. Vicki from Virginia here! Beautiful and so delicate! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  130. Hello from Appleton Wisconsin. I absolutely love Altenew's floral stamps as they are so realistic. I love your background - so simple but elegant.

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  131. Hi from Quincy, Wa. Beautiful card!

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  132. Hi from Mesa AZ. Your card is simply beautiful and beautifully simple!

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  133. Hi from ND, love the design and how it is composed

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  134. Hello from Valdez, Alaska! That's a very sweet card!

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  135. Soft and subtle. Very pretty.

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  136. Hello from Clarence, New York. I love how your card feels like spring.
    Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew.

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  137. Hi from Virginia. What a beautiful card!

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  138. such a simple, yet lovely card! thank you for sharing

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  139. Hi from Tracy, CA. Great dimension!

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  140. Hi from So.California! What a lovely, lovely card! Thanks for sharing it with us!

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  141. Hi from Washington. That Dainty Leaves die is so cute and on my list to buy.

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  142. Hi from Escondido, CA! Very pretty card, I love all the dimension.

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  143. Hi from Bellville, TX
    Your card is so simply made but makes a giant statement. I love the colors.

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  144. Hi from Kentucky. I love snowdrops! Pretty card!

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  145. Hi from Cental Florida! This die set is lovely, the snowdrops are so delicate and you have showcased them beautifully.

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  146. Hello from NY! I love how you made the snow drop flowers dimensional on the card! Very pretty card!

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  147. The Snowdrop floral die cuts seem to leap right off the card to greet the recipient!! Gorgeous on this pretty birthday card!!

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  148. Hello from Indiana! Thank you for sharing this sweet card and congrats to Altenew on 8 fabulous years.

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  149. Hi from California. Lovely work.

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  150. Hello from Portland Oregon, a very lovely card. So simple and delicate. Sweet and charming composition😊

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  151. Your card is beautiful! Love the colors and how dainty it looks!!

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  152. Hi from Victoria, BC on Vancouver Island. Love the snowdrops.

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  153. Hi, from IL. I love the bubble background... Thanks for celebrating and sharing on AlteNew's 8th Anniversary!

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  154. Hi from Northern Kentucky! Simple but so very pretty! My style of card!

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  155. Hi from Arizona. wow! that card POPS!

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  156. Hi, from northwest Alabama! What's fun on this hop (besides seeing all the beautiful creations) is discovering Altenew products I might not have noticed before! For example I've fallen in love with the Dainty Leaves die set after seeing it on your card...I think I "need" it. ha-ha Thanks for sharing and getting me in trouble. Plus happy 8th birthday to Altenew!

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  157. Hi from Texas! What a sweet card! I love the pink polka dots!

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  158. Hi from Parker CO. Love this beautiful card! The patterned paper is the right background for the dainty leaves and snowdrops. Congrats to Altenew on their 8th anniversary.

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  159. Simple yet so beautiful. Love the pattern paper background.

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  160. Hi from Pennsylvania! So excited to celebrate with Altenew and see all the beautiful creations. what cute and simple card.

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  161. Happy 8th Anniversary from Altenew’s hometown, Syracuse, NY! Minimal colors created a smashing card.

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  162. Hello from Northern VA! What a pretty card.

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  163. Hi from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Your card is gorgeous!

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  164. Pretty card,thanks for sharing.

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  165. Hello from Arizona! I love the simplicity of this card.
    -Lisa Coram

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  166. Hi Agnieszka! I live in upstate New York. Such a fabulous and amazing CAS card. I love it. Beautifully done. Have a happy day. Lori xx

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  167. Hi from Elkridge, MD. What a sweet card!

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  168. Hi from Central Florida! I love the simplicity of this card! It is wonderful how a quick card can still look beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

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  169. Snowdrops are the first flower of Spring, great choice for this 'in between' stage in my Canadian world! For us, flowers start springing up in May! I love the card, the soft background makes a good backdrop for the white snowdrops.

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  170. Hello from Jax, FL! What a unique and lovely card! TFS 😊

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  171. Hi from PA. Simple but elegant . Beautiful.

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  172. I love the simplicity of this card, and the fact that you made it 3-dimensional.

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  173. Hello from chilly Northern Michigan! Love the snow drops, so very pretty.

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  174. Hello from Charlotte, NC! Such a beautiful card!!

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  175. Hi from Montreal, Canada. Love this pretty CAS design! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  176. Hi from AZ. Love your card, so pretty, great dimension!

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