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Altenew April 2020 Stamps/Dies/Stencils Release

The Altenew April 2020 release has large floral stamps & stencils you can’t miss! Plus, a new Stamping Mat and three sets of sequins too.

Altenew April 2020 Stamps/Dies/Stencils/Stamping Mat/Sequins Release

I’m showcasing these beauties with a variety of techniques, watercolor, Artist Markers, ink blending, and layer stamping. If you made your way here from the Altenew Card Blog you’re right on track.

Altenew Floral Stamps & Stencils You Can't Miss

Crafter’s Essential Stamping Mat

Here’s the newest must-have product for your craft desk! Our silicone mat is great for stamping, watercolor, ink blending, heat embossing, and everyday crafting! 

Altenew Stamping Mat

Material | Silicone
Color | White
Size | 12″ x 16″
Surface | Non-slip
Heat resistant

Three Sequin Mixes

Add a bit of beauty and shine to your projects with sequins! This is a mix of 3mm, 6mm, and 8mm sequins, packaged in an adorable glass container with a cork stopper. Organizing just got a lot more beautiful! Contains 22g.

Altenew Sequins Bundle

Stamps, Dies, & Stencils

Here’s the full release of stamps, dies, stencils, sequins, and stamping mat. Take a look-see. So many unique goodies perfect for your card making and scrapbook needs.

Altenew Make a Statement Release April 2020 | Floral Stamps & Stencils

Cardmaking Tutorial | Large Floral Stamps & Stencils You Can’t Miss

All the details for these cards are in this card making video tutorial. Watch here or in HD on YouTube. While you’re there, I’d love it if you liked, subscribed, and rang the notifications bell.

Mega Bloom Stencil

Mega Bloom is right, this flower stencil is huge and fantabulous! This festive flower was created with a mix of ink blending and Artist Marker coloring.

Altenew Mega Bloom Stencil

I am always inspired by Alex Syberia’s dot coloring and gave it a go with Mega Bloom Stencil. This was another one of those ugly duckling cards that turned into a swan.

Altenew Mega Bloom Stencil | Alex Syberia Dot Coloring

I finished off the card with Altenew Satin Gold Sequins to reinforce the dot texture.

Sweet Spring Stencil

Next up is, Sweet Spring Stencil, which is a gorgeous and easy to use floral layering stencil.

Altenew Sweet Spring Stencil

I opted for a vertical arrangement to do something a little different and ink blended with Volcano Lake and Midnight Violet.

Altenew Sweet Spring Stencil

Stay tuned, that encouraging sentiment is coming soon.

Statement Flowers Stamp Set

Aw yeah, Altenew Statement Flowers Stamp Set is definitely my new favorite. Today I watercolor, but I definitely want to use all the mediums with this stunning floral arrangement.

Altenew Statement Flowers Stamp Set

I adore Altenew Artists’ Watercolor 24 Pan Set. The pigments are crazy vibrant and they move effortlessly.

Altenew Statement Flowers Stamp Set Watercolor

Watch the video to see how well Sea Shore and Cherry Blossom watercolor mix and blend on their own.

Watercolor Altenew Statement Flowers Stamp Set

I created a few shades of green by mixing Green Hills with Cherry Blossom for a light green and with Sea Shore and Cherry Blossom to create a dark green.

Zig Zag Floral Stamp Set

Focus, Daniel-san. I was really tempted to create another 80’s throwback card, but I resisted. This edgy modern Zig Zag Floral Stamp Set will not be overlooked!

Altenew Zig Zag Floral Stamp Set @ Sentiment Strips 2

I skipped the solid layer and went straight for the detail layer in Obsidian Pigment Ink. The centers are Volcano Lake and Lagoon Crisp Dye Ink. Focus was die-cut from Simple Alpha

Altenew Zig Zag Floral Stamp Set & Sentiment Strips 2

Sentiment Strips Stamp Set and the new Sentiment Strips 2 Stamp Set coordinate perfectly to create the sub-sentiments for this card.

Altenew Zig Zag Stamp Set

Here’s one more version with Cotton Candy, Mango Smoothie, and Snapdragon Crisp Dye Inks.

Altenew Zig Zag Stamp Set

These sentiments are from Mega Greetings 4 Stamp Set, an older favorite.

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Fancy a 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 Mixed Media Blog by 4/23/2020 for a chance to win. 

We’ll also draw a winner to receive a $20 gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. All winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 4/26/2020. 

Next Stop

The lovely Terri Koszler is the next stop on the hop. Terri is one of our Altenew Educators and she’s sure to delight you with her fabulous projects.

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  1. RC the Retiree says:

    Your cards are stunners!! I have just found you today and I can’t seem to move from the computer!! Your instruction is also very easy to follow these techniques! Thank you so much.

  2. Catherine L says:

    Great projects! I like the cool color combo you chose for the Sweet Spring stencil.

  3. Carol E. Wortman says:

    It never gets old how beautiful the colors pop! I swear the purples make the card dimensional… stared at it to see if it were popped up. Beautiful!! Thanks and please be well!

    1. Right? Sweet Spring is a pretty cool stencil and so easy to add visual dimension quickly. Thanks Carol!


    Beautiful projects. Love how you used the sequins. They add so much dimension. Thanks for sharing

  5. Jan Gyore says:

    Really pretty cards. I love the watercolors and the way you blended the colors. Cards could be framed.

  6. very beautiful and vibrant cards. Thank you for sharing how you are using the new products

  7. Sherrie D says:

    Beautiful Coloring, very inspirational. Lovely cards.

  8. Beverly Jordan says:

    All such beautiful cards! I believe the two stencil rose one is my favorite and would possibly be something I would use over and over!! Your cards are so vivid and have such life to each one! Creativity on steroids and gorgeous!!

  9. Your cards are absolutely stunning! So creative!

  10. Jo-Anne Tedford says:

    Beautiful bold colors!

  11. Mendy Crumpton says:

    Just wow, the colors are amazing. I just drooled on my keyboard I think. 🙂 Great release!

  12. Shelly Pierson says:

    Simply stunning!

  13. Terri Sandoval says:

    Your cards are always stunning!

  14. Aimee Phillips says:

    You created some beautiful cards but my favorite is the Focus, Stay Strong, You Got This card!
    I found it perfect with all that is going on. Great self reminder since I deal with anxiety issues.

    1. Thanks so much, Amy! I fight off anxiety as well and I’m glad that one spoke to you. Hugs!!

  15. Adonya S. says:

    Bold colors generally scare me but these are gorgeous and very inspiring- thank you!

  16. Totally inspiring Amber. Love the way you combine colours that you wouldn’t think that would go together.

  17. Wonderful sample of what Altenew watercolors can do.

  18. Sadia Ashraf says:

    Beautiful floral cards.. Thank you for sharing.

  19. Maria Townsend says:

    Amber, you had interesting color combos with the blue/lavender. Loved it. I am building my Altenew inks supply. Thanks for the inspiration.

  20. Jenrescuemama says:

    Such luscious colors and textures! They’re all stunning.

  21. Danyelle Dillon says:

    Oh my goodness! You are so talented. I have never really done watercoloring, Thanks to you now I want to give it a try. The watercolor flower one is so pretty and very vivid. Thanks for letting me know about it. It’s nice that you told us what colors you used and everything. I am thinking l might just have to invest in the watercolor set you we’re talking about!

    1. Thanks so much, Danyelle!! I think you’ll enjoy this set. There is enough color variation to get started painting straight out of the pans and then when you’re comfortable mixing colors even more possibilities.

  22. marybeth i. says:

    I love Altenew! Your cards are beautiful. My favorite is the water color floral one and also the orange flower with the sequins

  23. Bea Connor says:

    Your cards are simply beautiful!! Love your coloring-keep up the good work!

  24. KimConant says:

    LOVE, LOVE , LOVE the mega flowers

  25. susan strawser says:

    Wow – lovely cards

  26. Absolutely beautiful creations, Amber! Your designs are awesome!

  27. Mary Ann Reilly says:

    Your art is incredible! Anyone would be thrilled to receive one of your cards. Thank you for sharing and providing such terrific inspiration.

  28. Jennifer Williams says:

    OMG>>>> Your work is FABULOUS!!! I love the inspiration you have given us. They are clean & simple and beautiful!!! Just AMAZING!!! thank you so much for the ideas for using these products… just amazing!!

  29. Lara Johnson says:

    Gorgeous cards! I love the bold flowers!

  30. Kathy Dippner says:

    Beautiful cards! I love the vibrant colors! I only have a couple of layering set and usually use traditional colors but the light blue with the purple is fantastic. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Thanks so much Kathy! You may find a new favorite color combo by experimenting with your colors.

  31. Angela Shoffner says:

    What a great way to color these beautiful stamps! Thanks for the inspiration

  32. Sandy Phillips says:

    You have such a way with colors! Your cards are stunning!

  33. Sandy Phillips says:

    You have such a way with colors…your cards are stunning!

  34. Kristen L. says:

    Beautiful cards! Love the color schemes!

  35. Deb Crivello says:

    I am a big fan of all things Altenew and your work is a fabulous. I lean toward a two-color palette and especially appreciate the black, white and teal design of the zig zag stamp set. Thanks for the inspiration!!!

  36. What lovely cards! I am new to watercoloring – the large, open images are very appealing. I really like your color combinations – I think I’ll go try some now!

  37. Jan Viktora says:

    I learned so much from you about watercoloring and just taking a chance! Thanks!

  38. As Mum used to say “Oh My Stars and Garters”, the stamp, “Statement Flowers”, is marvelous! Your card places the focus directly on this corker of a stamp and the colors you used make this card an eye-grabber. I so love your videos you are not afraid to show what you consider a “boo-boo” and how to make it into something spectacular. You have an easy narrative style that puts the view at ease – feels like a fireside chat loaded with lots of tips. Have learned so much from you and you are one of the artists that has convinced me that I might be able to do water color! Thanks a bunch and look forward to your next round of cards and videos. What an accomplished teacher and artist you are!

    1. Oh, Mary, thank you, I needed this today. You have messaged me in the midst of a creative funk. (These cards were filmed weeks ago) I Have lots of deadlines coming up and can’t seem to get my creative juices flowing the last few days. Your message has inspired me to give watercolor a shot and see where the journey takes me. Big crafty hugs!!

  39. Gorgeous cards!! Love the watercolor one especially!

  40. Sheila Bacon says:

    What an array of cards — so creative and eye-catching. I especially like the Megabloom stencil card and the Hello Awesome You. Vibrant colors that are blended so well resulting in such depth!

  41. Beautiful cards. Thank you for sharing.

  42. Beautiful colors of flowers and I like the addition of sequins.

  43. Wow, stunning cards! Fabulously bold, bright and fantastic designs.

  44. Beautiful cards! I especially like the coloring on the Statement Flower stamp card–it is stunning.

  45. Carolyn Morrison says:

    Your choice of colors really makes your cards!!

  46. Your cards are wonderful. You make it look so easy.

  47. Lisa Byers says:

    Your cards are stunning but the one you did with the Statement Flower is beyond spectacular!! Bravo!!

  48. I was watching for your take on the statement flowers and now I also need the spring stencil! I’m intrigued by watercolor and LOVED the statement flowers technique as well as watching the movement of the watercolors on the paper. New methods to try! tfs

  49. Geneviève says:

    You are a crazy talented lady and so generous in sharing love the watercolor

  50. beautifl array of cards and love them all

  51. Omg. Love all the cards and I just cant stop loving the thrid card. amazing colours…

  52. Amber you are a creativity flood… so much of amazing inspirations and technique.. i love your video.. what an amazing way to create projects from the stencils and OMG i love the multi colored water colored card… sooooo beautiful

  53. Kristine Boydstun says:

    Stunning cards! I am in love with the Statement Flower set!

  54. Your cards are absolutely beautiful! I can’t chose a favorite!

  55. Dorothy A says:

    What beautiful cards. My favorite stamp set is “Statement Flowers”. I just love the card you made, the colors, the water coloring. Very inspiring.

  56. Kathy Eddy says:

    Your cards re gorgeous as always!

  57. Denise Bryant says:

    Gorgeous cards! Love the Statement Flowers card and the amazing coloring of the flowers! Also love the colors on your Mega Bloom stencil card!

  58. Barbara Matthews says:

    Wow, those cards are beautiful I think they would brighten anyone’s day. Thank you for Sharing these beauties with us and brightening our day.

  59. Terri Barto says:

    As watercolor is my favorite medium, these are lovely!

  60. Gorgeous cards, Amber. Really love all of them, especially the one with the Statement Flowers set. That card is colored really well.

  61. Chandhini says:

    Love the dot coloring on the first card, looks great.

  62. Beautiful cards! My problem–I want it all!!

  63. Cyndi Morris says:

    Your cards are absolutely gorgeous — my favorite is the beautiful water coloring on the Statement florals set — amazing! This is a fantastic release.

  64. Love what you did with the Sweet Spring Stencil and the Statement flowers stamp. I wish I could color that wonderfully!!!

  65. Della Cluff says:

    They are all beautiful

  66. Della Cluff says:

    Beautiful and colorful

  67. love how you take care of your ‘oops’ moments.

  68. They look elegant and beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

  69. Kristina LeCloux says:

    Beautiful color choices and such an inspirational set of cards. I can’t wait until I get back to my craft room today and start making some.

  70. Lauryne Cunningham says:

    Wow! What a gorgeous set of cards! I love all of the color combinations! You watercolored the Statement flowers beautifully!

  71. Amber, these are vibrant! Wow….I just love watching you! You create the unexpected, bring to products to life. The statement flower is such a beautiful stamp and Iam ordering it right now before it’s gone. Love love your work!

  72. Denise M Freeman says:

    Hey Amber Rain – The Volcano and Midnight is just so Oh Wow gorgeous to me!!! Of course the Statement Flower is just beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!! Got to have all those stencils. The surprise was the Zig Zag, I totally missed that when I saw the release video – you did that awesome! Thanks Amber, Denise

  73. Amber Bissonnette says:

    Wow the colours and blending you did with the statement flower are beautiful! Also love the sequins and dot texture you added to the first card. Everything is so pretty!!!

  74. Your cards are beautiful! I love how each one is so different from the others

  75. Valerie Hayden says:

    Like all your cards, but the watercolor card really stands out! Great job!

  76. Gorgeous cards especially love the watercolour card. Fantastic release.

  77. Your first and third cards are my favorite! Such beautiful cards with such vibrant colors. Inspirational!

  78. Deepa Lakshman says:

    Your cards are all so pretty. I live them all and Altenew’s products are awesome.

  79. Gorgeous florals and fabulous bold designs Amber! I seriously need to watch my budget 😂 at first glance all I wanted were cover dies, but now the list begins to grow 😱… thanks for the amazing inspiration and video, it is greatly appreciated💕 Stay well!

  80. Inkin' Chickie says:

    Great video. Good showing of bright and bold florals.

  81. Jeanne Beam says:

    Such beautiful cards! Love your vibrant colors.
    Thanks so much for sharing.

  82. You are amazing Amber. That vibrant watercolor card is to die for.

  83. Your cards are gorgeous! I absolutely love the one with the layering stencil.

  84. Christine A says:

    I love your bright, happy cards. They all look fabulous.

  85. Miriam Prantner says:

    So much gorgeousness in this release! I love these new florals and your unique color choices, they really pop!

  86. Christine Pennington says:

    Holy Hannah your Statement flower card is out of this WORLD. I want to grow up to watercolor like YOU. Thank you for inspiring me!!

  87. Amazing cards! Of course my absolute favorite is the Statement Flowers, WOW Love Love Love it!

  88. Patty A Eifert says:

    All beautiful cards Amber!

  89. Sheri Hartman says:

    OMG. so pretty! LOVE your cards and LOVE Altenew.

  90. Meghan Kennihan says:

    These are soooo incredible! I LOVE the bright colors and the way you used the sequins as accents!

  91. Yanira Hernandez says:

    I really love the pops of color in your cards! Lovely!

  92. Angie O'Dell says:

    Wow, so many things to put on my wish list!! I love the watercolor card. Thank you!

  93. Beautiful set of cards. Love the stunning colours on your Sweet Spring stencil card. Same with your gorgeous watercolour flowers.

  94. what a wonderful set of cards. Each one is art in itself. My fav is the hello card with the brilliant blues and pinks. So bright and colorful.

  95. Awesome video, Thanks for sharing!

  96. So many pretty things! Thank you for the inspiration.

  97. Wow! Your cards are beautiful! Thanks for all the inspiration!

  98. kkraftyiam says:

    Anything is possible … so true. Gorgeous work here. Thanks for sharing.

  99. Deolinda Willson says:

    I love the variety, especially the stencils.

  100. Christine Lowery says:

    These cars are amazing, if I had to choose a favorite… the watercolor card. Those colors were so bright, I love color.

  101. Dee Earnshaw says:

    wow stunning samples – love the coloring on the floral images

  102. Annette Gordon says:

    Your cards are beautiful! The colours are so bright and vibrant! What great pan set of watercolours, those flowers are very colourful and really pop off the page.
    I can’t believe how quick the layered stencil card was and resulted in I think my favourite of all of them. I love quick and easy cards. This one looks easy to mass produce. Your video was very inspiring. I really like how you shared that you thought you ruined the card, but you kept going. I have to say, I have given up on more than one card, and if it was me, I would have started over. Thanks for inspiring us to keep going and learning. You are amazing!

  103. Rema DeLeeuw says:

    Amazing release!

  104. Joanne M Hoffmann says:

    Lovely and what creative inspiration!! TFS

  105. Brenda L. Kuder says:

    Beautiful cards! Thank you for all of the great inspiration!

  106. Wonderful and inspiring projects!! So much to look forward to in this release.

  107. Vickie Davis says:

    Such lovely & diverse cards!

  108. Vickie Davis says:

    Such lovely cards!I have already tried to purchase & several sets are sold out!

  109. These new flower stamps look awesome.

  110. Awesome cards! Loving all the techniques!

  111. Gorgeous cards! I love the bright vibrant colors. The silicone mat looks great.

  112. Peg Frushour says:

    Absolutely beautiful cards!!

  113. Carolyn R says:

    Oh my these are all so beautiful. I particularly love the Mega Bloom and the Statement cards.

  114. Awesome cards, very artistic with beautiful colour combinations.

  115. Wow love your floral cards especially the watercoloured pink turqoise one, love to learn how to watercolor like you! Thanks for the inspiration hop, hugs Blankina

  116. Stacey Kowbel says:

    Fantastic cards – love all the different designs. I really love the colours and style of the hello card!

    1. Aimee Gill says:

      Great cards as usual. I like be that watercolor card. The color is awsome. This release is great and it’s on my birthday. So, lots of shopping will be done.

  117. BECCA YAHRLING says:

    Awesome array of beautiful cards!

  118. Stunning. Receiving this card would brighten anyone’s day.

  119. Great takes on these new products. My favorite is the first card with the mega flower. Love the colors and the texture created with the dots and sequins.

  120. I love the watercolor card. The mix of colors is beautiful.

  121. Gorgeous!!! I especially love the blend of colours on your Statement Flower card – that is just stunning!

  122. Great video Amber! Thanks. I love the colours in the Statement flower card – so beautiful!

  123. Janelle Espinoza says:

    Beautiful techniques! Love the statement flower!!! Thank you for the video!

  124. Susanbcards says:

    What you did with the Statement Flowers is amazing looking. I really love that stamp set and now have to have it!

  125. Maureen Ladd says:

    These are stunning! Thank you for sharing your talent!

  126. barbara lassiter says:

    Vibrant and so beautiful. Each card is so special and your colors are amazing!

  127. Nina Houghton says:

    Amber, I loved what you did with the mega bloom stencil and the statement flower stamp. Gorgeous! And thank you so much for the video. You can’t imagine how much that helps to spark a little creativity in your followers!

  128. Your cards are stunning, love the watercolored statement flowers card, it’s simply stunning!

  129. Pam Boedeker says:

    I just can’t tell you how much I loved your video and your brilliant colors.
    I want to try those dots. They really made a huge difference in the finished flower.
    I’ll be watching and hoping you do a water color class for Altenew Academy.

  130. Great release! Gorgeous creations, I especially love your vibrant watercolored Statement Flowers! Thanks for the video!!!

  131. Bernadette says:

    Glad you kept going on the mega bloom. Love how it came out!

  132. Derin Thompson says:

    It must be springtime! Beautiful renditions of this release.

    1. Thanks so much! It is Spring here. The rain has stopped and it’s been sunny the last few days.