Feb 21, 2019

Altenew Live Your Dream Scrapbook collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway


Hi there!

Welcome to the Altenew Live Your Dream Scrapbook Collection Release Blog Hop and Giveaway.  You should be arriving from Altenew Card Blog...



As a paper lover, nothing makes me happier than to take part on today's blog as Altenew is releasing a new Scrapbook collection, LIVE YOUR DREAM.   This collection is bright, elegant and so versatile, you can use it to document all those special moments and also the lovely everyday moments.  This collection is filled with beautiful patterns, designs and color, and it contains:

  • 16 sheets of 12x12 double-sided patterned papers (2 of each/16 different designs)
  • 2 6"x12" sheets of puffy alphabet stickers (220 pieces)
  • 2 6"x12" sheets of chipboard stickers (38 pieces)
  • 2 6"x12" sheets of clear stickers (31 pieces)
  • 1 pack of wood epoxy buttons (20 pieces)
  • 1 pack of die-cut cardstock embellishments (32 pieces)   
Let me show you what i put together with the beautiful LIVE YOUR DREAM scrapbook collection:





I wanted to use all the papers and colors of the collection, so what better way that to showcase them in a large tittle that serves as the focal point of the page.





A cut file and the Silhouette Cameo were used to cut the word "Smile" from papers from the LIVE YOUR DREAM collection. Each letter was hand stitched to an offset so that they can stand out and be combined in the title.






A bit of Altenew Watercolor -black- was used to create the background of this page.  To bring a new layer of interest of the background, the Wavy Grid stencil and a bit of art crayon was used to create a shadow impression for the title.




The stitched title was attached to the background with a bit of foam adhesive, and then it was time to add the picture of my three babies.





All the colorful die cuts, chipboard stickers and epoxy wooden buttons from the LIVE YOUR DREAM collection were used to frame the picture.   I added a few sentiments to the clusters using the Dream Big and Botanical Silhouette stamp sets.




To complete my visual triangle, a small slit was created in the bottom of the page.  Once the edges were folded, i used a piece of the LIVE YOUR DREAM collection paper was used to back the space, and then i repeated the elements in the clusters  along with a stamped image from the Trendy Circles stamp set.  A few Altenew enamel dots complete the clusters and create movement on the page, all that was left to add were a few lines of journal and drops of Altenew pure white ink spray.  The following video will showcase how this page came together:




I really hope this has inspired you to check the new LIVE YOUR DREAM collection from Altenew.  Remember to , and now on to the fun part of this blog hop...

>>>>>  Giveaway<<<<

  • To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 2/28/2019 for a chance to win. 6 winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 3/3/2019.


  • I will also be giving away a $30 gift certificate to the Altenew store to a lucky commentary. The winner will be announced on 2/28/2019.
GIVEAWAY CLOSED




Thank you so much for all your lovely comments, they are greatly appreciated it!. The lucky winner is:


Congratulations Melissa, please email winner@altenew.com by 3/10/2019 with the subject line Altenew Live Your Dream Scrapbook Collection Release Blog Hop Winner from Nathalie DeSousa's blog.

Thank you all so much!


Now it is time to continue admiring all the beautiful projects created with the LIVE YOUR DREAM collection, your next stop is Kimona Tracey's blog!  Remember you can always come back here to join in the hop, or stop at the Altenew Scrapbook or Altenew Card blogs.  A list of all the participants has been added for your convenience


Thanks so much for stopping by!  

XO





58 comments:

  1. So far the other designers have emphasized the floral components of this collection, but your layout demonstrates how truly versatile this collection is.

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  2. This collection is spectacular, I love it!

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  3. Wow, your use of so much of the collection is truly creative and astounding!

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  4. Such a lovely creation!! Beautiful choice of colors against the grey! :)

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  5. What a creative way to present your sentiment! Love the stitching!

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  6. this is gorgeous - love how versatile these products are - thanks for sharing:)

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  7. I’m loving the way you are using the papers! Really beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Love the title that you did!

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  9. This is so beautiful, I absolutely love it!

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  10. I love this collection! The watercolor!

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  11. OMG! The lettering you did is sooooo cooL!

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  12. What a great layout! I love the hand stitching on the letters!

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  13. I love your use of elements! Very creative!

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  14. Oh I LOVE that grid background!!! Your stitched letters are fantastic!

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  15. I like you made letters from the papers. It showcases the colours in the collection.

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  16. Wonderful layout with the SMILE title.

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  17. Wow, I love that you took the new paper collection to th new level. The big SMILE focal point is just that, it says everything!

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  18. SO gorgeous, thank you for sharing! ❤️❤️

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  19. Wow! Beautiful layout. I love the stitched letters. TFS!

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  20. I LOVE your page. It's right up my ally in style! It couldn't be more perfect and these papers and other bits worked great with your style!

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  21. Natalie, I love everything about your page, especially the stitched letters, this collection is gorgeous and you did a fabulous job showcasing it!

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  22. I love your page!! Those letters are adorable!!

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  23. I love your page! Hand stiching is my new favourite! 😍

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  24. Beautiful layout! I love how your background made the pretty patterned sentiment pop! Thanks for sharing!

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  25. Very beautiful layout using this fabulous new kit! Love it!

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  26. Your layout is terrific. My favorite part is the letters and the stitching you added onto them; your color matching is perfect. Thanks for sharing with us!

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  27. Pretty collection, Thanks for the chance to win.

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  28. Stunning scrapbook layout. I love that you took the time to individually sew each letter in the word smile to make them stand out. Thanks for sharing your time and talent with us.

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  29. I love your layout! Almost a grunge look! I love the background and the stitching around each letter with the different papers on them! So Creative!!!

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    1. thank you so much for your comment, and congratulations!! you are the winner of the $30 Gift Certificate to Altenew. Please email them at winner@altenew.com by 3/10/2019 with the subject line Altenew Live Your Dream Scrapbook Collection Release Blog Hop Winner from Nathalie DeSousa's BLog

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  30. Fantastic layout! Love the subtle background and layers of color. The placement of element and touch of color at the bottom of the page is such a fun and dynamic addition.

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  31. I love your layout! I am so glad you did a video. Thank you for that! I love mixed media and I was thrilled to see how you did your background. It looks fantastic! I like the idea of using all of the papers in your title. The way you used this kit really made it shine. Great job!

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  32. Wonderful layout. Love the somber background - it makes a nice, subtle backdrop to that fun colourful SMILE - love the stitched detail on that!!!

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  33. This is an awesome LO - the black background to make the bright colors stand out more - the stitching - your method for completing your visual triangle. Love it!

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  34. Stunning collection with goodies that can work on cards too! Love the beautiful layout - so clever with that stitching!

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  35. I love this layout!! Stitching is such a creative idea!

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  36. Such a wonderful layout! Love all the details.
    Thanks so much for sharing...

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  37. So pretty, so fun, so vibrant. Great background effect, haven't seen that before. Thank you for sharing your work, look forward to seeing more.

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  38. luv everything about this! the letters are great!!

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  39. Love love love what you have done with your layout! That bold title work rocks it! Can't wait to play with this collection. Will definitely be lifting your layout for sure! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  40. Love the stitched lettering! Great detail on your fun page!

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  41. I absolutely LOVE the stitching! It adds such a great texture and detail! Love this project and collection!

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  42. Fantastic layout! Love your colourful stitched title.

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  43. I couldn't stop looking at this wonderful piece of art. It is really nice.

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  44. I love the big smile title on this layout. The different patterns are very striking.

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  45. Love your LO- especially how you added detail when you stitched the letters.

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  46. Love the gray in the background. It really makes the colors pop!

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  47. Love the black background that you created and then the gorgeous vibrant colors and elements on top. The look that you achieved is fabulous.

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  48. I love how creative and different your layout is, that stitching around the letters is awesome! What a perfect way to showcase the "packed with a punch" Live Your Dream collection, I love it. Thank you for sharing this and for the wonderful inspiration. (mardy14@bellsouth.net)

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  49. I love your layout! It's great the way you stitched around the letters. Really gives them that extra special something! Thank you for sharing!!

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  50. I give an entire evening when I come to your blog because I am just agog to see your fabulous layouts!!! Have enjoyed today's idea of cutting the title letters from these vibrant papers and then adding the stitching! Stunning way to showcase Live Your Dream!

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  51. Love how the color pops against the gray mixed media background! And love the stitching! Awesome!!

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  52. Great layout and I love your stitching. It really adds great texture to your letters. Thanks for the video and the inspiration.

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  53. Hi Nathalie :) I love the way you contrasted the gray scale photos with the colors of the "SMILE"!!! It made both pop and created a pleasing visual design! The stitching around the edge of the "SMILE" letters is a terrific embellishment that I may have to scrap or card lift in the future ;) Thanks for the inspiration!!!

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  54. Pretty page layout. I especially like the background and the hand stitched lettering.

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