Altenew Scrapbook Kit Release Blog Hop + Giveaway


Hey everyone, 

I am here today as part of the Altenew December Blog Hop. I am so honoured to be able to take part with such an amazing group of creatives and get to play with the bright and fun new products by Altenew that are in the 'Reflection' Kit. 

If you are wondering more about the kit which you can purchase here, here are the details:



Here is a little Kit Description from Altenew:

The bright and vibrant colors in this kit will take you back to all those happy moments captured at home or abroad. From trendy watercolor painted papers, to beautiful cityscape postcards and a wide assortment of embellishments, this kit is perfect for creating gorgeous layouts, wall art, mixed media projects, and many more!

The kit contains:
  • 48 sheets of 12”x12” patterned paper (two of each design)
  • One 8.5”x11” cardstock sticker sheet
  • Two 6”x12” alphabet puffy sticker sheets
  • 20 8.5”x3.5” watercolor cityscape postcards
  • One 2x3 photopolymer clear stamp set
  • 20 epoxy buttons with adhesive back
  • 34 cardstock and acetate die cuts
  • 12 origami wood veneer shapes
  • Two white resin decorative frames
  • One 8.5”x11” chipboard sticker sheet
  • One rubber roller stamp
I shared and unboxed the kit over on my YouTube channel:


Here is the project that I created using this amazing and jam packed kit:


And the process video for it:



Here are some close up images of my project. I decided to stick to a vertical circular design for this page.


 Journaling is something I do on pretty much every layout, and normally by using my typewriter.

There were a lot of bright colours on this layout, I loved the paler pink paper to mat my photo. It added that softness that I was searching for. Especially with such a soft photo.  I absolutely loved the floral chipboard piece. It inspired the whole colour palette for this layout. 

I just love this photo of my little man and his caring big sister. 


So how can you win by joining in this hop? There are two ways to enter the draw today.

1/ To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew blog by Wednesday, December 14th at 11:59pm EST for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew blog on Thursday, December 15th.

2/ Leave a comment here to go into a draw to win a $30 gift certificate. Entries close Wednesday, December 14th at 11:59pm EST and I will draw and announce a winner here by Thursday, December 15th.

Here is the hop order (check out each blog and hop along for more chances to win a $30 certificate):

Altenew

Jessy Christopher

Stephanie Buice

Eunyoung Lee

Vincenza Gudor

Flora Monika Farkas

Raquel Bowman -You are Here

Aimee Dow - Next Stop

Kim Stewart

Lilith Eeckels

Meghann Andrew

Ashley Horton

Evelyn Yusuf

Happy hopping everyone, head to Aimee Dow next

Before I go Altenew have a special *Promotion* happening to coincide with the release:
Receive a FREE Scrapbook Class with every purchase of the Reflection Scrapbook Kit now through Saturday 12/17, 2016 at 11:59pm EST. When you purchase the kit, please email Altenew at academy@altenew.com with your order number and Altenew will provide instructions on how to redeem your free class to the Timeless Floral Layouts Class.


Raquel xxxx

74 comments

Irene S said...

So beautiful! Love the repeated circles ...

Natalie Godfrey said...

Really cute. Great job.

Purple Princess said...

beautiful layout!!

Rose Mary Smalley said...

Raquel, that was such a fun video to watch. You applied some of your items in a different way than I had thought of. Was great to get someone else's perspective. Thank you so much for sharing your talent. I loved it. Thank you again. And Happy Holidays!!!

Nickurakr@hotmail.com said...

I love these layouts so much. The threa details are amazing

Sarah Biswabic said...

Your layout is so cute and the little girls are adorable.

Judie said...

Beautiful! Love the bright colours!

Dee Earnshaw said...

love the layout you created and your thought processes in designing this was so inspiring:)

Emily said...

Your layout looks awesome! I love the pops of color.

Raquel Limtiaco said...

Wow! Fantastic layout! I love your design!

Nancy Dempsey said...

I love the repeated use of circles. And those little girls are adorable!

Bonnie J said...

Love all the circled on the vertical layout!

Russell Productions said...

Great layout and thanks for the video showing your thought process. Wonderful!

Char K said...

what a cool design, love what you've done!

Carmela Hubler said...

Love that sweet picture of the little girls and the way you added the elements to your layout is very nice. Great job and creative use of the products!

. said...

Inspiring layout, I should scrapbook often.

Johanna

Xen - Xènia Crafts said...

Your layout is awesome. It's perfect for this lovely picture

McStamper said...

Beautiful layout and beautiful girls.Love the way you have displayed the sentiments.

Suzanne said...

Omergosh! Beautiful work as always ...this is no exception!

Vânia said...

It is a beautiful layout and i really appreciate the video process clear and simple!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Beautiful page Raquel. The elements looks so pretty with those green circles/dots.

BarbaraB said...

Cute girls; cute layout.

Patt H. said...

Beautiful! Gorgeous layouts & such an adorable picture!

Abby said...

Nice layout.

Rebecca Ednie said...

Very pretty. I love the circle theme and bright colours.

susan ewing said...

You are, without a doubt, one of my favorite scrapbookers. I loved this layout just like I have loved all that preceded it. Thanks!

Deeps said...

Love the design here. The papers are gorgeous.

Ann K said...

Fabulous layouts - and a wonderful kit. Love it.

Jaklena said...

awwww one of my favourite layout!

loulou said...

What a lovely layout. Such a sweet pictures of your kids. There are so many pretty elements in this kit.

n56leiker said...

Thanks for posting and sharing your layout with us. I'm inspired to try my own now!
Thanks!

BunnyD said...

What a great layout! Great shot of your daughter and her little brother. Love the bunny ears! That's going to be a great one to pull out when he starts dating. Love your layering and mix of the graphic paper with the watercoloured pieces. Really lovely page!

Miriam Prantner said...

Wonderful layout! I love the circles and how your eye follows them down the page!

Pam said...

Pretty page! I've used a similar layout before and it always looks "new". Perfect design for your photo!

Dominika Samek said...

Love it!

Mona Toth said...

Absolutely beautiful! I need this kit so much <3 :)

Timi Biro said...

Beautiful layouts Raquel!

3kidmama said...

Lovely layout! Thank you so much for unpacking the kit and showing the details of the paper patterns and other items. I am even more excited about this kit than before - the water color is just stunning!

Preety said...

gorgeous layout!! love it, thanks for sharing :)
cheers
preety

Roxy Furlong said...

Very pretty, Raquel!

Mary Holshouser said...

Clean and simple pages.
I love that what I've seen so far
is not overly-fussy. the
pictures are the centerpiece.
thanks for sharing a great page.

jbonomo said...

Love your design (circles, stitching, use of color). Gorgeous! Thank you for the video too.

LauraJane:) said...

geekin out over that floral chipboard piece!

Анастасия / Anastacia said...

I like everything about the kit including the box!!!

Marilyn said...

I always love your youtube process videos and this one was no exception. Beautiful layouts; beautiful designs; beautiful products; beautiful photos! TFS your work with us!

CraftingAndMore said...

Such an adorable layout! Love the vibrant colors!

CraftingAndMore said...

Such an adorable layout! Love the vibrant colors!

Kleri F said...

Very cute layout!Thank you for sharing!

barbara macaskill said...

I love how you have left so much white space to highlight the stunning colors in this collection! I wish I could create a layout as gorgeous as yours!! You have inspired me to give scrapbooking another try!! TFS!

Helen Budz said...

There is something so refreshing in the way you balanced the black and white elements with the colored ones. It sets off the photo and, at the same time, creates a celebrative dimension to the page.

Beatrice Lawson said...

This kit is just too pretty for words, soft and feminine but grown up and elegant. Love it.

Blog Voyage said...

So pretty and fun, too! Great layouts!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

beautiful layout topped with fun elements!

CraftyNatalie said...

Lovely creations.

Vivian Lake said...

This is wonderful and love how your used the bright colors sparingly.

ruth said...

So beautiful! The striped paper makes it pop!

Karthikha said...

Awesome layout! :)

Анастасия / Anastacia said...

I love everything about the kit including its box!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

How pretty! I love the bright colors and circles!

Sue LD said...

Very pretty layout. I like the colorful circles.

Angela said...

This is a beautiful layout of your son and daughter. I love the repetition of the circles as a design element!

Kim said...

Your layout is stunning, Raquel! I love how it flows from top to bottom. It's such an adorable photo of your kids too, so sweet! Take care, Kim :)

Denise Bryant said...

So pretty! awesome colors and details to compliment this sweet picture!

Claudia Fuentes Osorio said...

Hermosos proyectos con ese kit ya quiera tenerlo para hacer bellos proyectos !!

Vânia said...

Such a pretty layout, i also enjoy the video process clear and simple! Thanks for sharing!

mandalj said...

Love your beautiful layout of your daughter and son - the colours just make the photo shine!

Knyazzy I. said...

It's my Big XMas wish :)

Kaagaz Quilling said...

This is such a beautiful Layout! So much detailing! Thank you for the inspiration!

Christy Designs said...

Beautiful girls with great layout ! Love the fresh color and how you use the circles

Kanan Pandya said...

Beautiful layout!! Love the design and bright and happy colors! Thanks for the inspiration. :-)

Kate B said...

I love the bright colors with the black and white photo!

Kate B said...

I love the bright colors with the black & white photo! Gorgeous!

Beth Soler said...

Simply gorgeous! I love all the colors!

Tink said...

Just Beautiful!