Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Altenew June 2022 Fine & Dandy Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in total prizes)

Welcome to Altenew's blog hop celebrating the awesome Fine & Dandy Collection release!  You should have arrived here from the amazing blog of Jenny Colacicco.  If you need to start at the beginning, head on over to the Altenew Card Blog.

Check out all of these fabulous new products!  The new brushed metallic cardstock is now my favorite too!  Check it all out in the Altenew shop!

This is such an amazing release!  I've made five cards to share today, and so that my blog post isn't ridiculously long, I'll be listing the products and ink colors I've used along with just a few details.  If you have a question, please feel free to use the "contact me" form in the left column of my blog.

This first card features the beautiful Charming Foliage die set.  The flower layers are created with Cherry Blossom and Green Meadows Gradient cardstock, and Pink Brilliance Glitter cardstock.

The background was made with the Fine Tulle background stencil and Spun Sugar Distress Oxide ink.

Next up is my card where I've used the new Delightful Flowers Hot Foil Plate.  Also available is the Delightful Flowers Layering Stencil Set and a bundled set that includes both sets!

I chose to let the hot foiling be the star here!  Also, isn't the subtle shine of the new Brushed Gold Metallic cardstock fabulous?  I used it to die cut the Happy Die.

I've also used the Brushed Gold Metallic cardstock for my mat layer.  The Delightful Flowers Hot Foil Plate is foiled with gold foil.  I love the elegant look of this card!

This next card has lots of fun sparkle and shine.  I think there are so many ways to use this Exquisite Marble hot foil plate in your cards!

I used pink foil with the Exquisite Marble hot foil plate.  I die cut the Happy Birthday Die sentiment with Pink Brilliance glitter cardstock and used the new Brushed Silver Metallic card stock for the mat layer and some of the greenery sprigs from the Charming Foliage die set.

I added an offset layer to the sentiment with the Brushed Silver cardstock too!

Next up is my card that features the gorgeous Freesia Hot Foil Plate, Freesia Simple Coloring stencil, and the Freesia die.  Get it all in the Bundle!

I know it doesn't show in the photos, but yes, the Freesia is hot foiled!  I used a black foil and it's just gorgeous in real life!  I used these Crisp Die inks to color the flower:  Parrot, Olive, Moss, Sunray, Chamomile, and Snapdragon.

I used the Dreamy Tiles 3D embossing folder for my card layer.  The sentiment is die cut from glossy black cardstock with the Fancy Thanks die.  This is such a stunning card, but so very quick and easy to make!

Last, but not least is my card where I've used the Oriental Poppy Outline Stamp & Die set bundle.  You can get these bundled with the Simple Coloring Stencil set that I've also used.  The gorgeous background features the beautiful Peaceful Poppies 3D embossing folder.  I love Altenew's embossing folders!!

First, I embossed an A2 piece of white cardstock with the Peaceful Poppies 3D embossing folder for my background layer.

I used the coordinating Simple Coloring Stencils and ink blending brushes to color the flowers and leaves.  I used inks in the Tea Party Crisp dye ink cube set.  The leaves are Grass Field and Shadow Creek inks.

I added one of the several lovely sentiments to choose from in the Oriental Poppy Outline set after I heat embossed in gold embossing powder.

I sure hope you've been inspired by my cards here today!  This is such a beautiful collection!  Be sure to leave a comment here before heading to the next stop on the blog hop.

Head on over to the next stop which is the blog of super talented Laurie Willison!

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 06/27/2022 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 06/29/2022.

Blog Hop Order:

Altenew Blog

Terri Koszler

Cheryl Espie

Nathalie DeSousa


Therese Calvird

Mindy Eggen

Virginia Lu

Jenny Colacicco

Carol Hintermeier <<< that's me!

Laurie Willison

Linda Westfall

Emily Midgett

Nenette S. Madero

Reiko Tsuchida ***Note: Due to strict regulations in Japan, you might not be able to leave a comment on her blog post.

Dana Joy

Maryam Perez

Colleen Balija

Erum Tasneem

Bridget Casey

Agnieszka MaƂyszek

Natasha Davies

Amy Hill


  1. Gorgeous designs! I love your first card and the colors you used! So pretty with the glitter cardstock!

  2. Carol, I am a huge fan and you've done it again with all this gorgeous inspiration. TFS your talent!

  3. Marisela Delgado said: So beautiful! mariandmonsterd@yahoo.com

  4. Gorgeous cards Carol. Such beautiful samples to inspire us.

  5. What a lovely array of cards, Carol. All so beautifully done. You showcased the new release perfectly. Thank you for sharing. xx

  6. I love that anniversary card - minimalist but so striking.

  7. Wow! So many beautiful cards! I love how you arranged the pink flowers and the white textured backgrounds on the last two cards are just stunning!

  8. Beautiful job... love your work.. tyfs :)

  9. Absolutely gorgeous cards! Such fantastic colors and designs.
    Thanks for sharing.

  10. Love love the poppy card. So pretty with the embossed background. Thanks for sharing your creations.

  11. Gorgeous, each and every card!

  12. Your cards are amazing! Love the colors, design and dimension.


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