Altenew Live Your Dream Scrapbook Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway





Hi Friends! 

Welcome to the Happy Arty Days blog! 
I'm so super excited to be participating in the 

Altenew Live Your Dream 
Scrapbook Collection Release Blog Hop! 

If you've just arrived here from the incredibly talented Sandra (mojosanti) Dietrich's  blog
then you're in the right place! 
If not, or you're feeling a lil uncertain,
here's the list of blog hop participants list to help you find your way! 

Start here----> Altenew Scrapbook Blog
You are here---> Amanda Baldwin


As you can see, we have quite the line up of inspiration for you!
If you haven't already seen the gorgeous new Live Your Dream collection, 
 you're going to gasp at it's beauty! 
Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful....




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.
Altenew have also very generously offered a $30 gift certificate to one lucky person who leaves a comment on this blog! The winner for this prize will announced on 2/28/2019 on this blog! Yay!
Good luck!

With the formalities out of the way, let's move on to the pretty craft things!

Here's my layout, 

"Live Your Dream"


Sigh! Totally swoon worthy! 
A beautiful collection to scrapbook my darling ballerina with! 
Here's a closer look.....



So very beautiful! 
Live Your Dream is such a pretty and elegant collection! 
Despite all the bold and bright fuchsia pinks & oranges, I was instantly drawn to those dreamy blues and indigo! I couldn't resist a monochromatic layout to showcase these pretty papers! 

I have a lots of gorgeous pictures and a bonus layout below, 
but first, 
Please watch my short process video for this lovely layout HERE




I hope you enjoyed my video & will subscribe to my channel! :) 

Here's some more dreamy close ups for you ......



Those chipboard hearts  & wood epoxy buttons are really something!!! 


Who would've thought that chipboard stickers could be so elegant?!! 


SO dreamy!


The puffy alphabet stickers connect the black from the base pattern paper, and unify my design. 


Absolutely gorgeous!
Live Your Dream is all.kinds.of.beautiful!!!


And, here's a bonus super quick, clean & simple layout with Live Your Dream too....

"Love This Life"



Isn't this sweet?! 
Live Your Dream is such a delight to create with! 
Whether you want beautiful, elegant pages, or a contemporary, minimalist look Live Your Dream is errrrrrrrything! 

Here's a couple close-ups before I send you hopping to the next blog!


How fabulous is that blue striped watercolor paper?! Stunning!


Simple. Beautiful. 
Love it!

I hope you are just as excited with this new Altenew collection as I am! 

REMEMBER: Leave a comment on this post to go in the draw to win an Altenew $30 Gift Certificate. The Winner will be announced on this blog on 02/28/2019. 

Thanks so much for visiting! 
Time to send you hopping onto the amazing Maryam Perez's blog HERE! 

til next time, 


Leave a Comment

  1. The versatility of this collection is amazing. Each designer has chosen a different color palette to work with, and they are all gorgeous.

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  2. Wow..loved the monochromatic layout and second one with pop of pink is awesome!

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  3. This collection is spectacular, I love it!

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  4. Ooh I love the layouts!! Beautiful in shades of blue :)

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  5. I am also drawn most to the "cool" colors in this kit....the purples, greens and blues. Those colors just seem to relax me. BTW - your kids are adorbs! :)

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  6. Your first layout had uch an ethereal quality! Beautiul! Your next layout is perfect!

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  7. wow these projects are simply gorgeous - love the soft colors on them:)

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  8. I absolutely love the blues you used for this page. They look so feminine and perfect with the picture. Love the hearts too.

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  9. Beautiful layout! Loving the colors/papers you used. Lovely job. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. Like how you cut out the paper!

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  11. Stunning !I love the ballerina page and all the shades of blue!

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  12. I love your layouts especially the gorgeous one of your ballerina! This is such a beautiful collection to work with!

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  13. Your layouts are very pretty! I love this collection!

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  14. Lovely color matching in your layout

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  15. These are STUNNING!! I love the delicate ballerina page but the second one with the colors strips is WOW!! Makes me want to scrapbook again!

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  16. Beautiful and dreamy layouts.

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  17. You are brilliant! I love your layout pages with cool blues, blue/greens, and whites.. and how you created super classy & trendy pages.

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  18. Absolutely fabulous LOs Amanda! There are so many wonderful elements in this collection looks like an amazing amount of fun to be had! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  19. So beautiful. Love how you’ve used the cool colour palette.

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  20. These projects are wonderful, Thanks for the chance to win.

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  21. I love your layouts, especially your color choices. I think the watercolor-y look of all those blues is dreamy. TFS!

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  22. Beautiful layouts! I love all the bright colors in this collection, but the dreamy blues are just as gorgeous. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  23. I love the blues you used in the first one!! It is just spectacular!! Your layouts are fabulous!!

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  24. My favourite colour is blue so I just simply love these layouts!

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  25. Wonderfully sweet and perfectly gorgeous layouts. Love the blue!

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  26. The blues are just so beautiful on your card! Love it! The layout is equally beautiful.

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  27. Oh, I love how you pull out the blues in this collection. It's perfect for your ballerina! Thanks for sharing these great layouts with us.

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  28. These are lovely. It's a neat idea to use the elements to make the shape of a heart. Very pretty!

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  29. Gorgeous pages! Lovely colors and details!

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  30. Stunning scrapbook pages especially the ballerina one. I love how you created the heart to surround your photo with embellishment and paper pieces you cut yourself. Your attention to detail is amazing and I enjoyed watch you create it. Thanks for sharing your time and talent with us.

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    1. Congratulations Kathy! You're the randomly selected winner of the $30 gift certificate. Please see my winner announcement post 2/28/19 for how to claim your prize. Yay!!!

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  31. Absolutely gorgeous layouts! I love hearts and I love the way you pieced together the heart around the ballerina! Just wonderful!! I love them both, but will definitely be trying the heart layout! Thank you for the inspiration!!

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  32. Both lovely layouts. I love the colour palette you chose and that first piece is so lovely and cohesive! The heart wrapping around the picture is gorgeous.

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  33. Stunning collection with goodies that can work on cards too! Love the beautiful layouts!

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  34. luv the blues! perfect for a dreamy layout!

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  35. Love these layouts!! They're both so soft and sweet!

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  36. Your 1st layout is 1 of the prettiest that I've seen on this hop. I love how it reflects that photo & title!

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  37. Such wonderful layouts! Both of them are amazing.
    Thanks for sharing...

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  38. Fantastic ! There has been so many awesome designs for n the oranges, pinks etc I think you are the first one that's gravitated to the cool blues etc. What a stunning difference in both beautiful layout designs. Thank you for sharing your inspiration.

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  39. I am so loving this collection! Every layout is clean, bright, and easy to put together. As a long time scrapbooker, that is my kind of collection! So glad I ordered mine! And your layouts are just lovely. I really like the blues in that heart.

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  40. I love how you use blue on your layouts it's so calming and dreamy.

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  41. Beautiful projects! I love love love the blue! This collection is so pretty!

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  42. Stunning layouts! I love all the blues in this collection.

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  43. The monochromatic blues are the perfect backdrop for the ballerina Amanda! Love that you created a heart shape with the embellishments as well. Very creative. 💕
    Thanks for sharing.

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  44. What a beautiful and elegant layout for a beautiful and elegant young lady, this one is simply stunning!! SWOOOOOOON :) Your second layout is fun and exciting. It's amazing how this all comes from one collection. Zinia did a fabulous job creating/designing it, Live Your Dream is "THE" collection to have this year! Thank you for sharing both of your layouts and for the awesome inspiration. (mardy14@bellsouth.net)

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  45. Beautiful picture on a beautiful layout. It's like this release was made for you picture. Very nice!

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  46. Your daughter's ballet layout is so ethereal and should be framed to enjoy! Am amazed at the pairing of all the different colors and embellishments in this vibrant collection! Stunning layouts!

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  47. Marisela Delgado said: Awesome colors. mariandmonsterd@yahoo.com

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  48. Both layouts are wonderful! Your ballet layout is so elegant and all the blues you choose for it are perfect. And I love the pops of pink in your "love this life" layout! :)

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  49. Very beautiful layouts! I love the soft colors of the first one....breath-taking! Thanks for sharing your work and providing inspiration!

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  50. Hi Amanda :) Aaaw fifth on pointe! Lovely subject and lovely page layout!!! I love your composition and color palettes on both! Looking forward to seeing more of your work! Thanks for the inspiration :)

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  51. Giveaway is now CLOSED. Please see my winner announcement post 2/28/19 for more. Thankyou all for your kind comments and for participating in the hop! Xx

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