Nov 5, 2021

Altenew November 2021 Sparkle and Shine Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in total prizes)


Hi there!

welcome to ALTENEWW NOVEMBER 2021 SPARKLE AND SHINE COLLECTION RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY.  You are arriving from Dana Joy' blog.  A list of all the participants is available at the bottom of this post for your convenience.

Today's release is filled with color, design, and amazing products that will have you inspired.   The new Stamps/Dies/Stencils/Embossing Folders are so versatile.  The new color inks are so crisp and versatile; and then there is the new coloring books. There is so much to chose from, so there is a lot of inspiration to go through... let's get started:

For my first project, I am using the new FANCY STAR BUILDER stamp set to create the background and title for the page and cards of one of my December Daily entries.

I paired the stamp set with the beautiful TREE MIX Die Set ( how cool are those Christmas Tree dies!!)  just to complete the festive feel of the page.  Love how this turned out!

For this page,  I combined a few of the new products in one page.  Starting with the ILLUSION DIAMONDS Stamp Set  and the  new  ORANGE SHERBET and RED JASPER Crisp Dye Inks in the background of the page.

I used the NOTE FOR YOU Stamp set, and IN THE WOODLAND stamp set to create the title, and journal card sentiments.

The new IN THE WOODLAND Stamp/Stencil Bundle is amazing!  I used them to create the floral work around the page.   I mixed a few of the Sparkle and Shine inks to create the colors of the flowers.

The sentiments in the NOTE FOR YOU stamp set are so perfect just not for cards, but also titles in  memory keeping layouts.   

I love pockets, and interactive elements for my  memory keeping layouts.   So. the new NOTE FOR YOU Die set is one that will be always in my desk. I love it.  I decided to use it to create the small envelope and note.  I paired the note with a few of the new STUNNING STARFLOWER stamp set,  just love how it all just pops nicely on the page.

I placed the title for the page at the bottom of the enlarged photo.  For this, used the NOTE FOR YOU Stamp/Die set bundle, and the new ALL ABOUT WISHES WORDS Die set  in the title work! Love how this turned out.

One of my  favourites in this release are the new coloring books, especially since this time around you get a book designed just for a single coloring medium...


The new EXOTIC BLOOMS MARKER COLORING BOOK  comes with gorgeous printed images (from Altenew's designs).   The paper is smooth and crisp white which makes it perfect for color blending your artist markers!

The new EXOTIC BLOOMS Watercolor Coloring book is just perfect (I love watercolors).   The watercolor markers  just blended nicely and smoothly on the paper, and each page design is just gorgeous.

To celebrate the release, Altenew is having a promotion this weekend:

  • Get a FREE brand new Sparkle & Shine Stamp & Die Release Mini Inspiration Guidee with every order from 11/05/2021 through 11/7/2021. Shop HERE!

  • Get a FREE brand new SSparkle & Shine Stamp & Die Release Inspiration Guide with every order of any of the high-value Sparkle and Shine Bundles. Shop HERE!

  • Get a FREE brand new Online Cardmaking Class with every order from the new Sparkle and Shine Stamp & Die Release Collection from 11/05/2021 through 11/11/2021. Shop HERE!


And of course they are also hosting a giveaway!!!

$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 11/11/2021 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 11/13/2021.

Good Luck everyone!

Now it  is time to continue checking all the hop's inspiration.  Your next stop is the super talented Emily Midgett.  Remember you can always start the hop in Altenew's card blog.  Here is a list of all the participants for your convenience.

 Altenew Blog

Jennifer McGuire

Norine Borys

Jenny Colacicco

Kelly Griglione

Erum Tasneem

Jaycee Gaspar

Mindy Eggen

Tenia Nelson

Terri Koszler

Dana Joy

Nathalie DeSousa  << you are here

Emily Midgett

Michelle Short

Simon Hurley

Therese Calvird

Virginia Lu

Kari VanNoy

Lilith Eeckels

Agnieszka Małyszek


Laurie Willison

Svitlana Shayevich

Amanda Baldwin

Sandhya Iyer

Maryam Perez

Reiko Tsuchida

Daniel Diaz

Teresa Litchfield

Verity Biddlecombe

Bridget Casey


Colleen Balija

Eva Bussom

Joy Baldwin

Tina Smith

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Your layouts are five-star study this is gorgeous!

  2. Your layouts are very pretty.

  3. Gorgeous colors. I love what you have done with the star flowers!

  4. I am going to scrap lift you! Great ideas!

  5. Great inspiration! Thank you

  6. Interesting journal pages.

  7. LOVE how you have used these products - very creative and inspiring

  8. Thanks for the amazing inspiration! The layouts are beautiful. And I love the cards.

  9. Your use of the new Altenew products is very inspiring! Thank you!

  10. Wonderful art and SO inspiring. Thanks for all the amazing Altenew inspiration. I am such a fan.

  11. I have enjoyed looking at all of your work. Very pretty!

  12. Love the layouts. Thanks for the inspiration.

  13. Marisela Delgado said: Your work is always so beautiful.

  14. Beautiful color combinations!

  15. The journal pages are outstanding!

  16. Beautiful journal pages and coloring pages from book! Love the designs and new products! Thanks for sharing.

  17. Gorgeous projects! I love the pocket layout!

  18. I so admire your dedicated journaling. Your pages are always so lovely.

  19. Beautiful color combos and designs! I especially love the star builder stamps and the tree dies!

  20. Love the layouts and colors. The woodlands set is beautiful. Thanks for the inspiration.

  21. Great page layout shares. Nice look at some of the coloring pages.

  22. Great creative layouts. Thanks for showing us the versatility of the new releases.

  23. Beautiful use of the starflowers on your scrapbook page! Gives dimension and great color.

  24. Everything is wonderful! I especially like your coloring of the water color books!

  25. Gorgeous journal pages, the inks tie everything together, and those floral stamps on the edges are to die for!

  26. Do you ever see an item in a new release that does not excite you until you see it used by a designer? The curly Q Christmas tree is so cool looking cut out!