Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Altenew Crafty Friends Blog Hop + Giveaway



Hello everyone and welcome to the Altenew Crafty Friends Blog Hop! If you came here from Terhi Koskinen’s blog, then you are on the right track. Otherwise, go back to Altenew Scrapbook Blog and start from there, as you won't want to miss anything!

Today I'm very excited to join Altenew along with lots of talented designers for a special blog hop celebration in honour of the amazing community of crafters.

Crafting is one of my favourite hobbies and I feel very lucky to be a part of such a supportive and amazing community! It’s always so inspiring and motivating and I’m very grateful for all the opportunities and experiences that this community has provided me. I hope someday I will be able to meet and hug some of my online friends in person!

So back to the blog hop, to celebrate our unique community there are special offers and prizes up for grabs!

Special Offer
FREE U.S. shipping with code CRAFTY or $5 OFF international shipping with code FRIENDS at checkout. Offer valid from October 17th at 12:01 am EDT through October 19th at 11:59 pm EDT. Not valid on prior purchases. Cannot be combined with other promo codes.

Prizes
Altenew is giving away a $100 Altenew prize pack to FIVE lucky winners. There are also 13 awesome companies/magazines who are offering the following prizes:


Jennifer McGuire Ink: 1 prize pack of three Altenew stamp sets
Online Card Classes: 3 class spots
Create and Craft TV: £50 gift certificate
My Sweet Petunia: Mini MISTI
Ellen Hutson LLC: $30 gift certificate
Pretty Pink Posh: $30 gift certificate
Simon Says Stamp: $30 gift certificate
Chameleon Pens: 1 pack of 5 Chameleon pens
Tombow USA: 1 pack of 10 dual brush pens
WOW! Embossing Powder: $25 gift certificate
Butterfly Reflections Ink: $25 gift certificate
Freckled Fawn: $20 gift certificate
Papercraft Magazines: One copy of each of the latest issues of four magazines
Scrapbook & Cards Today Magazine: 1-year subscription

Be sure to leave comments by Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 11:59 PM EDT for a chance to win! 20 WINNERS will be chosen at random from the comments left on all of these blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog on October 28th, 2017.

In addition, one winner will be chosen from the comments left on this blog post and will receive a $20 gift certificate!

For today’s hop, I created a clean and simple card using a beautiful Crafty Friends stamp set, perfect for creating cards for all the crafty friends in our live!


keep calm1
keep calm2


To thank you for your visits, support and always thoughtful comments I would love to mail this card to someone chosen from the comments, just let me know if you would like to receive it!

That’s it for me, your next stop on the hop is My Sweet Petunia.

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


Thank you for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the hop!
Aga
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170 comments:

  1. Such a simple and pretty design! So beautiful! I would absolutely love to win this fantastic card!

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  2. Love this...so pretty and delicate!

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  3. Such a beautiful card. Love the saying, I find card making so fun and relaxing.

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  4. Love your card... it's fun and simple but beautiful too.

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  5. This is such a cute and simple card.

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  6. Very cute. Keep on making cards!

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  7. What an adorable card. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. So delicate and pretty, love it!

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  9. Sweet card for some lucky person.

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  10. I started today sad but this has lifted my spirits. I love how clean and simple the card is and the saying was just what I needed. Thanks for changing my outlook and the day and blessing me with your creative spirit!

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  11. I am really enjoying the diverse styles in this bloghop. Big and Bold, then small and sweet. Just lovely all around

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  12. That is what I try to do....Keep Calm...and Make Cards....it is my time to relax when I am at my craft desk. Love it...the way the sentiment was such a focal point on your card with that soft background. Thank you so much for sharing.

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  13. What a lovely card! I love this crafting community and the fact that it can bring people together from all over the world. I have "met" some wonderful friends in places like Florida (USA) and even New Zealand!

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  14. Fantastic CAS card!! Love the simple design and how beautiful it turned out!! I definitely would love to win this card :) Thank you so much for sharing with us :)

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  15. Such a great CAS card!!

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  16. Love your style! Thanks for sharing.

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  17. what a sweet card, Aga - love that sentiment!!

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  18. Love those delicate tiny roses. Such a fresh card.

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  19. Such a pretty card and a great sentiment for this blog hop!

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  20. I would love to get that cute card!

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  21. Beautiful card! What a fun stamp set.

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  22. A simple, elegant and sweet card. Love it! :)

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  23. I think this is sooooo cute & feminine, too. I would love to 'win' this beauty! I love collecting cards from designers I admire.

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  24. I like the simplicity of the card. Thanks

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  25. Lovely and simple card I love it!

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  26. Sweet card. Love the sentiment. Thanks for sharing..

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  27. Love the simplicity of this but still stunning

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  28. beautifully done and great sentiment!

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  29. What a sweet card! Those tiny images look great framing the words. The touch of pink is so pretty! Fantastic blog hop! I love crafty friends! :)

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  30. I really love how you took the smaller images and made them into an all over pattern. I would love, love, love to have this card arrive in my mailbox!

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  31. Love love LOVE this card! Such a cute background!

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  32. This is such a sweet card! I love the background you created!

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  33. Simply beautiful!! I adore everything about it!!

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  34. Great stamp and like the little envelops.

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  35. your stamping is so perfect. That looks like patterned paper!

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  36. What a pretty pattern you created. CAS and so sweet!

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  37. Another fab design Aga! I would love to receive it to frame it and keep it on my desk! Thanks for all you share!

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  38. Such a darling card!!! Love how you created this pattern!

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  39. I would LOVE to receive this card! It is so fun and crisp. I love seeing cards like this that are used from fun stamps sets you can even use planner stamp sets for repeated patterns. So fun!

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  40. What a sweet card Aga. The "background" is so pretty, beautifully done.

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  41. Lovely design. I love this stamp set. May have to add it to my supply. I am sure it would get a lot of use

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  42. Loving this simply spectacular card! TFS!

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  43. So cute and lovely.. I love it ..😍😍😍😍

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  44. This is such a lovely card, I'd definitely love to receive it !! Love from France, Marjorie

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  45. Oh so pretty pretty OLC! I would LOVE to receive this beautiful happy mail! thank you for sharing your incredible talents, so much inspiration!

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  46. Such a simple yet cute card. :D

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  47. Such a sweet pretty card with the perfect crafty friend message. Love it!

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  48. Love your cute Keep Calm card very colorful. Thank you for sharing.

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  49. So pretty. Love the clean ans simple style

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  50. Love that sentiment!! And it matches so perfect with the pretty background!!

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  51. I love all of that delicate stamping on the background! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  52. I love your card and how you used the sentiment. Just beautiful.

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  53. This is cute. Reminds me of the wallpaper at my grandmas!

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  54. I would love to receive your card, I am a big fan of your beautiful CAS style!

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  55. Beautiful card! Love the soft colors!

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  56. Simple but wonderful design, I really like the little images you used for the background - something I always forget to do! :-)

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  57. Very pretty card, and love the sentiment!

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  58. Great. That's what I do, just make cards!!

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  59. Loving the look of this card, so simple but stunning piece, you could make it a wallpaper for a room its so pretty thank you x

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  60. I love this community of supportive friends and love your pretty card as well!

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  61. I love this card, it is so delicate. hanks for inspiring me! Erika

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  62. Awww I love this card! I just bought this set, and planning to use it often to my crafty online friends. Thanks for the inspiration!

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    1. And yes.. I would love to receive that card.. just sayin' lol

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  64. Somehow that sentiment makes me laugh each time I see it. Love it with your soft background and the just-right little envelopes.

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  65. Fun card. Simple and clean. I **love** the sentiment. :)

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  66. I would love this Card! Might have to frame it for my craft room! Loving this crafty friendship celebration!

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  67. I love that background - reminds me of the sweet tiny dress my daughter wore as an infant. So pretty! Got to copy the idea for the background on a page for her baby picture.

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  68. Love the simplistic design.

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  69. A great way to use the little stamps.

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  70. SOOO SWEEETT
    I love your mini stamp
    so cute and so simple BG you made
    that flower the envelope ooh I love it so cuuuteee
    great card sweety
    hugs
    Monika

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  71. I just commented on the wrong post! I love the sweet little flowers on this card, and had totally missed them when I saw the stamp set. Of course I would love to receive a card from you! Another crafty friend I haven't met...yet! Thank you so much.

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  72. Love the background and combination of images/colors!

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  73. Fun project. You gotta love that sentiment. TFS

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  74. Beautifully simple, love it.

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  75. Love the simplicity of this card. It’s very pretty.

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  76. I love the sentiment, and the background is a perfect match!

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  77. Very inspiring. Love those little roses!

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  78. Very sweet, Aga! I love how you incorporated the smaller images.

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  79. I would love to receive this card. I love the soft colors and the sentiment!

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  80. Great way to use those smaller images. That can be a struggle for me, so thanks for the idea and reminder to use them!

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  81. Love the simplicity of this sweet card! A great one for mailing also.

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  82. Love your charming design! The small images with the bold sentiment look amazing!

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  83. Great card for crafters. This is what I would call "Happy Mail"!
    Thanks for sharing.

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  84. Who wouldn't want to win your gorgeous card? I love the simplicity of the design with sweet flowers and subtle color behind the great sentiment.

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  85. Your card is so soft and sweet. Such a pretty CAS card!

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  86. Adorable card!!! Great gift Idea for my crafty friends!

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  87. Sweet card! Makes me smile just looking at it!

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  88. Very pretty cards! Love the use of the small images.

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  89. Such a sweet card - looks very vintage!

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  90. I would be thrilled to get your card.
    I have a hanger on the door to my craft
    room and have the cards people have
    sent me on display. Love to be able
    to look at them and feel the love
    that went into their production.
    thanks for sharing a fantastic card.

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  91. Love this card its amazing!!!

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  92. Perfect sentiment and card to send to all those crafty friends

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  93. What a darling card! I think I need to frame it over my desk! : )

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  94. Very sweet card. Gives me inspiration to attempt making my own stamped background. Thankyou for sharing.

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  95. This is a beautiful and sweet card ! I think its the first one in the blog hop with that great sentiment.
    I would love to find it in my mailbox. Getting real paper-cards, especially a handmade card, is always a pleasure and feels like a present.
    Warm greetings from Belgium.

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  96. This card is so cute and pretty! I adore your design.

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  97. Very sweet card<\. I would love to receive it!

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  98. Oh, my goodness!!! I LOVE it!! That sentiment is just too awesome and the background you made with all the little images is adorable!

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  99. TOOT SWEET! masterful creation with the tiny images:))

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  100. Sometimes I rush and do a terrible job. Take time, be calm, this reminds me of why I started this craft. Thanks,

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  101. I love the simplicity of your card and the darling background. Thanks for sharing.

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  102. Beautiful cards Aga, and I would be delighted to receive it :-)

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  103. Very cute card with a fresh, clean design! Thanks for sharing.

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  104. Sweet card! Love those pretty flowers!

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  105. Love this CAS card! It is pretty and elegant! Thanks for sharing.

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  106. sharon clark says Very pretty. Creative use of small stamps

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  107. Beautiful card! Love the simple and pretty background with the mini envelope. So cute!

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  108. Great idea to use little stamps for making a background, upercute card!

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  109. OH MY that's what happens if you try to do three things at once. Wrong word upercute must be Supercute!

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  110. Pretty Card!
    Like the flowers & envelope
    together as a background!

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  111. Gorgeous! This would look great in a craft room and make a sweet coffee mug design!

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  112. Um, yes. An Aga original? Any day ;) So soft and gentle, this lovely creation.

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  113. Beautiful CAS card..It is so cute and i would love to receive it!!!

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  114. THe card is so beautiful... and i love to have it...

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  115. Beautiful card. I love how simple it is, and yet it still looks like such a nice card.

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  116. Love this sweet and pretty card. I would be more than happy to receive it. I really like the way you have used the smaller stamps which often get overlooked.

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  117. That blue and gold is gorgeous!!!!

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  118. What a pretty card. Creative idea for small stamps.

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  119. What a wonderful CAS! Love the pretty little pink accents and the gorgeous sentiment!

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  120. This is beautiful! I love the colours and the CAS style!

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  121. Fabulous card! Beautiful colours and such a great quote!

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