Only at Altenew: Things We Love About Their Crafty Products

Last Updated: July 10, 2023

When it comes to paper crafting supplies and cardmaking supplies for beginners, Altenew has earned a reputation for offering high-quality and innovative products. 

In this blog post, let's explore what we love about Altenew's crafty products, highlighting their exceptional features and benefits. Whether you're a seasoned crafter or just starting, Altenew's offerings are sure to inspire your creativity!

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9 “Only At Altenew” Things Every Crafter Loves

From eco-friendly designs to unique crafting tools, Altenew provides a range of options for craft enthusiasts. Here are some things Altenew does that every crafter truly loves.

1. Easy-to-use and Eco-Friendly Designs

Altenew takes pride in its commitment to the environment. Their zero-waste cover dies showcase their dedication to sustainable crafting. 

Everything's usable and pretty

Zero-Waste Leaf Pattern Die

These products are designed to minimize waste, a crucial consideration for environmentally conscious crafters. Altenew's zero-waste dies provide an eco-friendly option for creating beautiful and intricate designs by optimizing the use of materials and reducing excess waste.

The Zero-Waste Leaf Pattern Die and Zero-Waste 3D Floral Cover Die offer incredible versatility in design options. Crafters can easily use these dies to create stunning foliage or floral motifs. Whether you're working on cards, scrapbook layouts, or other paper crafting projects, these dies provide endless opportunities for adding intricate details and texture.

Use it as a focal point or background

Zero-Waste 3D Floral Cover Die

The unique zero-waste design of these dies sets them apart from traditional crafting dies. Altenew has ingeniously engineered these dies to maximize material usage, resulting in less waste. By using the entire sheet of paper or cardstock effectively, crafters can maximize their resources and minimize their environmental footprint.

2. Unique Keyhole System on Layering Dies

Craft dies are essential tools for adding intricate designs to your projects. Altenew's layering dies stand out with their unique keyhole system. 

This innovative feature allows for precise alignment, ensuring each layer fits perfectly. It's a game-changer for achieving stunning dimensional effects in cardmaking and paper crafting projects.

3. Versatile Stencils

In crafting, you're often encouraged to keep redefining your design limits. And what better way to do that than by exploring many styles?

Altenew's diverse range of stencils is well-loved by crafters, because they offer endless possibilities and creative exploration. With at least five types of stencils available, Altenew caters to a wide range of styles and preferences, ensuring that every crafter can find the perfect stencil to elevate their projects.

Get creative with stencils

Block Builder Stencil Set (2 in 1)

Whether you're drawn to traditional patterns, abstract shapes, or intricate details, there is a stencil to suit your creative vision. From floral motifs and geometric patterns to whimsical elements and background textures, the range of designs allows you to add depth, dimension, and visual interest to your paper crafting projects.

4. One-of-a-Kind Floral Stamp Designs

Crafters have always preferred floral designs, and Altenew's vast floral stamp collection stands out! 

Their stamps feature intricate and meticulous designs that capture the essence of nature. Altenew's floral stamps allow you to easily create stunning floral arrangements, bouquets, or individual elements that elevate your paper crafting projects.

5. Wide Washi Tapes

Washi tape is a beloved supply in the crafting community and for a good reason! These tapes are perfect for adding decorative borders, frames, or patterns to your cards, scrapbook layouts, and other paper crafting projects.

A little (wide) goes a long way

Instant Rainbow Washi Tape

Altenew takes it up a notch with a wide collection—as in options and size!

The broader width of the tape allows for more design possibilities and applications. Wide washi tape also offers visual impact and enhances the aesthetic appeal of your projects. With a broader width, the patterns and designs on the tape are more prominent and eye-catching.

Wide washi tape is also a creative, time-saving alternative to other decorative elements or techniques that require more intricate work or multiple steps. By applying wide washi tape, you can achieve a visually appealing background or patterned surface in no time. 

6. The Revolutionary Stampwheel

Say yes to seamless patterns and intricate details thanks to the game-changing Stampwheel!

Now available for regular order, this innovative tool allows crafters to place the stamp along their desired surface, effortlessly repeating the pattern to create continuous designs. 

Stamp away with the Stampwheel


The seamless patterns created by the Stampwheel add a touch of sophistication and symmetry to your projects. Looking to explore the Stampwheel? Read this blog to learn more about this tool and the accessories that go best with it.

7. Fabulous and Functional Fresh Dye Inks

Altenew's fresh dye inks are a must-have for any paper crafter. 

Add color to your designs

Summer Dreams Fresh Dye Ink

These round pads offer a smooth and vibrant ink application, perfect for stamping and blending techniques. With a wide array of colors available, you can create stunning gradients and captivating designs that bring your projects to life.

8. Fine and Fun Floral Packaging

Altenew focuses on the quality of its products and pays attention to the overall experience. 

Their products come beautifully packaged in paper wraps featuring stunning flower designs. Additionally, Altenew includes a postcard with a large flower illustration that customers can color in and cut, adding a personalized touch to their crafting journey.

9. Inspiration Guides for Crafters

Altenew aims to inspire crafters to unleash their distinctive creativity through the art of paper crafting. And what better way to do it than publishing inspiration guides for every crafter, beginner, or pro?

The Inspiration Guides are a great source of ideas and creativity. They provide crafters with fresh perspectives, innovative techniques, and unique combinations of materials and colors. 

Featuring Altenew's multitude of products, these guides help crafters think outside the box, inspiring them to explore new possibilities and push the boundaries of their creativity. 

Helping your visions come to life

Storybook Fantasy Stamp & Die Release Inspiration Guide

For novice crafters, inspiration guides are essential in building confidence. Altenew's Inspiration Guides showcase projects at various skill levels, demonstrating that anyone can create beautiful crafts with the proper guidance and practice. 

Seeing others' creations in the guides can boost confidence and encourage crafters to take on new challenges and experiment with different techniques.

And for seasoned crafters, these Inspiration Guides are a foundation to personalize and adapt projects according to their preferences and creative vision. 

They provide a starting point and a wealth of ideas, but crafters can add their unique touch and tailor the projects to suit their style. Crafters can create truly original and personalized crafts by combining elements from different projects or incorporating their own ideas.

Your Crafting Partner for Life

Altenew's crafty products are a testament to their commitment to providing exceptional supplies, and their genuine love for the craft itself.

From eco-friendly patterns and unique keyhole systems on layering dies to versatile stencils, one-of-a-kind floral stamp designs, and innovative tools like the Stampwheel and press plates, Altenew consistently delivers top-quality products that inspire creativity. 

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced crafter, exploring Altenew's extensive range of craft dies, and other supplies will enhance your crafting journey and bring your creative vision to life. If you ever find yourself in need for more crafty ideas, drop by the Altenew Blog!

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