Altenew 8th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 2 + Giveaway (over $2,000 in Total Prizes)

Hey, crafty friends! I’m Maryám, and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew 8th Anniversary Blog Hop. If you are coming from Debby Hughes, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is LauraJane. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to the end!


I've been working with Altenew for years and I have to say (even though it might sound a bit biased haha) that is one of my all-time favorite companies. The team behind Altenew is one of the kindest and most supportive I know! In case you don't know yet, I work with Altenew as a Graphic Designer and I'm also a part of their Mixed Media Design Team.

Even though my work nowadays happens mostly behind the scenes prepping graphics, ebooks, banners, etc. I still took some time to create a new project for this hop that I hope will inspire you. 



***Enjoy FREE U.S. shipping with code HAPPY8TH or $8 OFF international shipping with code ANNIV22 at checkout. Offer valid from 04/04/2022 at 12:01 am EDT through 04/06/2022 at 11:59 pm EDT. Not valid on prior purchases. Cannot be combined with other promo codes. Shop here: https://altenew.com/collections/all-altenew-products (Sale up to 45% off HERE and NEW releases HERE)

 



Over $2,000 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 26 awesome companies/crafty friends who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:
Be sure to leave comments by 4/15/2022 for a chance to win one of 50 prizes! To make the hop more exciting, start your comment with "Hi from (city or country where you're from)!" 50 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.

Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope you liked the projects I shared and inspired you to create something new. Also, don’t forget that if you have any questions you can leave me a comment below or send me an email. Don't hesitate to reach out to me, I’m always happy to help.

For more weekly inspiration, make sure to follow me on Instagram: @maryampdesign. I'm always sharing new Altenew projects, bits of my craft room, and a bunch of ideas on my stories.


Have a great day!

143 comments:

  1. WOW!
    Your card is spectacular!
    I love the texture of the embossed background, and the extra little touches, gold glitter leaves, and more!
    Thanks for sharing your talent!

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  2. Your card is gorgeous! I love the colors you used.

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  3. Very beautiful card! Happy birthday, Altenew!

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  4. Hi from northern CA!
    Gorgeous floral design and colors! Pretty background design too!

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  5. Hi from Central Florida! Your cards are always so fresh and bright.

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  6. Hi from Vancouver Canada :) I truly love this, the flowers are just jumping off the card. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Hi from Ontario, Canada. Wow Maryám, your card is stunning. You are a very talented young woman.

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  8. Hi, from Millstdt, IL
    Love the shading on the orange flower.
    It pops off the card. Beautiful.
    thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  9. Hi from Jacksonville, Florida. Very nice.

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  10. Hi from England. Beautiful card, never thought of glitter card for the foliage. Fabulous idea

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  11. Hi from California! I love that you are participating in the blog hop at such a young age!! Congrats on your beautiful talent, and thanks for sharing it with all of us!

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  12. Hi from Wilmington, DE! This is a beautiful card and you are very talented!

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  13. Hi from Cape Cod! YOWZA! Your card is STUNNING!

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  14. I love the little gold glittery sprigs

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  15. This is SO pretty! Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew!

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  16. Such a gorgeous card! Love the colors.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  17. Hi from Las Vegas! Gorgeous card, I love it!

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  18. Hello from Saskatchewan Canada! Your card is gorgeous!

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  19. I love your card! It is really beautiful!

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  20. Hi from Oregon. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing

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  21. Hi from Texas. Maryám, the glittery leaves are the perfect addition to your pretty flowers.

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  22. Hi from Rochester, NY...Altenew's neighbor to the east on I-90! I love the muted color palette and your card design is creatively inspiring!

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  23. Hi from Louisville KY! Thank you for making the card..it’s an inspiration

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  24. Hi from Lexington, SC Like your card.

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  25. Hi from 🇨🇦. This is very pretty Maryam and you’re not biased at all! I love Altenew’s products ( especially their floral stamps) maybe more than I should. 😉

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  26. Hi from Everett, WA!! This card is lovely. I can't wait to try it!

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  27. Hello from Central California, gateway to the Sierras! Love your card and appreciate the subtle use of glitter paper - I may be a closet glitter paper-phobe- but love yours!

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  28. Danyelle from NC says this card is gorgeous! I love it! So pretty! The colors are gorgeous! I love flower cards! They can be given for any occasion really. So versatile! Happy Anniversary Altenew! Here’s to many many more! Thanks for the wonderful opportunity and awesome hop!

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  29. Hi from Brookfield, WI - love the soft colors you have used

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  30. Hi from Florida. I love the beautiful, colorful flowers...so pretty!

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  31. Hi from Calgary, AB! Very beautiful card! I love the textured background!

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  32. Hi from San Jose, CA. Love the various techniques used, from the embossed background to the glitter die cuts and colors used.

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  33. Hello from Seattle, WA! I have enjoyed your beautiful cards and it's so nice to hear how wonderful Altenew is to work with. I find their service superb and products amazing.

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  34. Hi, from Rumford, Maine. I love your card. I am much much much older than you are and your work is sooooooo much better than mine. But, I love doing this craft. I love your colors. Great job tyfs :)

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  35. Hello again from Maine, your card is stunning!

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  36. Hi from Tampa! Beautiful card!

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  37. Hello from Urbana, IL! Gorgeous flower design and I really like the shadowed sentiment!

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  38. Hi from NH - USA. What a brilliant card! love different textures you did from the background, gold leafs, and blings.. Nice work!

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  39. Hi from Alberta, Canada!

    Stunning card.

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  40. Hi from Long Island, NY. Your card is absolutely beautiful!

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  41. Maryám,
    Hello from Pennsylvania! Your card is a TOTAL delight. I love the flowers, the shades within each flower, the awesome textured background... I would love to know how that background was made. You should exhibit cards more often!!! It's a beauty!! Congrats to you and Altenew for attaining this milestone!
    Lori S in PA

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  42. WOWZA! Your card is so beautiful! So Vibrant! And I love the gold glitter leaves!

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  43. Hi from Janesville, WI. Congratulations to Altenew!! Your card is stunning. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  44. Hello from Washington State. I really like your color choices. Beautiful.

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  45. the gold glitter leaves are a perfect accent for a beautiful card!

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  46. Great project share. I like the layers and texture. Great addition of the gold leaves.

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  47. Hi from TN! Your card is so beautiful!! I love an orange flower of any kind!

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  48. Hi from Florida. Such a pretty floral card and the gold elements really set it off. Love the colors. So cheerful.

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  49. Hello from San Diego! I love your card, the colors really pop off the card. I enjoy using layering stamps. Is this what you used in this card?

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  50. Hi from California. Gorgeous card;love your colors and your blending.

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  51. This is lovely, Maryam! the bright colors jump off the page.

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  52. Stunning flower and beautiful card.

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  53. Hi from central Pennsylvania! Your card is absolutely stunning. Altenew has the best layered floral stamps. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  54. Howdy from Round Rock, TX! Love the soft colors of all your flowers!

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  55. Hello from Richmond, VA. I love your card, so bright and cherry.

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  56. Hello from BC Canada! Such a lovely card, I love how you have preserved so much white space even with the giant floral!

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  57. Hi from Reno,NV. I Love your card the colors and textures are beautiful!

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  58. From Southern California ... very pretty! love the colors

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  59. Hello from Ohio! Happy Anniversary to Altenew! love the sparkle yiou added to this pretty design! BTW I loved the door signs too! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  60. Stunning card! Love all the little details in your card.

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  61. This cards is great so pretty.

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  62. Hello from Wisconsin! Stunning card!

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  63. Hi from Seattle! What a pretty card with lovely colors!

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  64. Hi from Australia! A gorgeous card. Love the colours! Thanks so much for the great inspiration. Take care! :)

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  65. Hi from Nevada. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card. Love the texture.

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  66. Hello from Chicago! I didn't know you worked for Altenew, how fortunate! Your cards are always so bright and beautiful. Thanks for sharing your work.

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  67. Hi from sunny Nebraska! I love this beautiful card! Gorgeous coloring & the floral images jump right off the card!

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  68. Hello for Lou., KY. Happy anniversary! Loving all the new products on day 2 I love your card!

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  69. Gorgeous card, Maryam. Love the bright colors you used against the white background.

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  70. Hi, from Israel.
    Happy 8th anniversary Altenew.
    Love this beautiful card, and the colors you choose.

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  71. Hi from California! Beautiful card! Love the gold leaves and that embossed background is one of my all time favorites.

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  72. Hi from Appleton Wisconsin! I love Altenew's floral stamps - they are so realistic. Your card is gorgeous!

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  73. Hi from Dayton OH. Great card! I love the “autumn” color vibe.

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  74. Hello from Maryland/DC! Happy anniversary! I love Altenew products! Thanks for great ideas and tools! Beautiful cards!

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  75. Happy Anniversary from Virginia! Beautiful card, I love the gold sprigs! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  76. Hello from Jax, FL! Amazing card...the color combo you used is gorgeous!

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  77. Hi from St. Paul, MN. Fabulous coloring, love how you tucked the sparkly leaves behind the flowers!

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  78. Hello from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Your card is gorgeous. I like the embossed background layered with flowers and gold and a perfect sentiment.

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  79. Hi from Dublin, Ireland! I love everything about this card, from layout through colours to the golden accents & the embossing - great job!

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  80. Hi from Texas! I like that background embossing.

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  81. Love the card. Love the color and how it pops off the card. Also the background. Thanks for the inspiraton Bonnie Inks

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  82. Hi from St. Vincent & the Grenadines! Very creative! Wish I had started crafting this young :D

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  83. Hi from Tracy, CA. Great colors, the card really pops!

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  84. Hello from the PNW! Beautiful textures!

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  85. Hi from San Diego, CA! Gorgeous card, so bright and cheery! Thank you for sharing!

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  86. Hi from Texas. Love the bright colors of your florals and the sparkle you added for extra texture. Beautiful!

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  87. Hi from Escondido, CA! Such a lovely card.

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  88. Hi from Kentucky! Your card is beautiful. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  89. Hi from NH! Happy anniversary to Altenew! What a beautiful card Maryam. Those flowers are so pretty... wonderful color combinations. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  90. Hello from Wisconsin! Your card makes me feel like the recipient of a fresh bouquet! Well done.

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  91. Hi from Janesville, Wi! Your card is so pretty!

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  92. Hi from NY! You made a beautiful card!

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  93. Hi from Melbourne Australia. Love your card Maryam.

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  94. Hi from Louisiana, your card is stunning.

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  95. Hi from CA. The colors you chose are so pretty. What a great combo. And so many details..

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  96. Beautiful card!! Happy Anniversary to altenew! You all do amazing work.

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  97. Hi from McConnellsburg Pennsylvania! So excited to celebrate with Altenew and see all the beautiful creations. What a beautiful card, well done!

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  98. Happy 8th Anniversary from Altenew’s hometown, Syracuse, NY! Love your texture, colors and sparkle!

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  99. Ooh this card is sooo pretty! <3

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  100. Hello from TX
    I miss seeing more of you examples. This one is spectacular.
    Happy 8th Altenew

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  101. Hi from Colorado. Nice choice of layering colors. I also like how you added the glitter leaves for another dimension.

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  102. Hi from Helen in Minnesota. Love your card!!

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  103. Hi,from Florida.
    Great card! Thanks for sharing.

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  104. Hi from Texas! Love the glittery gold leaves!

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  105. Hello from Central Florida! What a gorgeous card! You do such a beautiful job! May I ask hoe you colored this? Did you color this on the computer or ink or pencils? I really can't tell! I do know it is beautiful!

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  106. Hi from PA. Love the colors on this card . How can I find how to make it ?

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  107. Hi from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan! This card is so beautiful. Love the gold leaves and the oranges, golds and yellows of the flowers.

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  108. Beautiful card! I like the texture in the background and your beautiful blooms!

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  109. Hi from SW washington. Love the floral!

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  110. Hi from Texas. Love the blends of orange and yellows.

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

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  112. Hello from Northern Kentucky! Love the colors you used on this beautiful card!

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  113. Hello from Holton, Mi. Happy 8th Altenew! Maryam this is so gorgeous. Your work is awesome and very much appreciated. Nicely done! TFS

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  114. Hi from East Texas. Beautiful card.

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  115. Hi, from Wakefield, RI, USA! This card is beautiful!! I love your color combo and the gold, sparkly accents!

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  116. Hi from Orlando - what a beautiful card! I love the colors!

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  117. Hello from Wisconsin. This is so pretty!

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  118. Hello from Livermore, Ca. I love the way you blended the green on the leaves, lovely!

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  119. Hi from Montreal, Canada. Thanks for sharing this bright and pretty card.

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  120. Hi from Virginia. Love your happy card--just lovely!

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  121. Hi from northwest Alabama! Your card is beautiful and very inspiring! I love how you used gold glitter cardstock for the leaves. I want to try that! :) Thanks for sharing AND happy 8th birthday to Altenew!

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  122. Hi from Ohio. I like the background and the sparkly leaves for these pretty flowers.

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  123. Gorgeous Card... love the pretty flowers with the golden leaves...

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  124. Hi, I'm from Texas. Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew! Artist markers, 3d embossed background and gold sparkly leaves creates a stunning card.

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  125. Hello from Seaview Washington. Stunning cards...Happy 8th Anniversary Altenew...

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  126. Hi from NJ! Very pretty colors and nice coloring.

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  127. Hi from Utah! Beautiful card I love the subtle background you used with the gorgeous flowers.

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  128. This is lovely. Thanks for sharing. Altenew is one of my favorites too.

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  129. Hi from Renton Washington, gorgeous card!

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  130. Hi from Niagara Falls! Your card is very beautiful! I love your designs!

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  131. This floral design is gorgeous, love the bright spring palette.

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