Inking Die Cut Hack! [and NEW Ink] + Giveaway

Hello! Today I am sharing a fun hack for inking die cuts. And I am giving a look at a new, fabulous ink!

[If the video isn’t showing up, click HERE to watch it. All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you and product disclosure is below. As always, I appreciate your support of my videos!]

I hope these tips are helpful!

Here are the cards from my video along with the main products featured. For the full supply list, scroll down to the thumbnails at the end of this post.


FLORAL THANKS CARD – Tips for inking die cuts easily.
Size: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
Featuring:
Altenew Fresh Dye Ink (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Sulfur Cosmos Dies (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Daisy Tiles 3D Embossing Folders (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Versatile Greetings Dies (ALTN | SSS)
Sakura Stardust Glitter Pen (SSS)
Altenew Enamel Dots (ALTN | SSS)
Cards and Pockets 5×7 Envelopes (CRD)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.


PINK FLORAL THANKS CARD – Tips for inking die cuts easily.
Size: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
Featuring:
Altenew Fresh Dye Ink (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Sulfur Cosmos Dies (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Open Peony Dies (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Intricate Tiles 3D Embossing Folder (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Versatile Greetings Dies (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Crisp Dye Inks (ALTN | SSS)
Sakura Stardust Glitter Pen (SSS)
Altenew Enamel Dots (ALTN | SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.


TULIP HELLO CARD – Tips for inking die cuts easily.
Size: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
Featuring:
Altenew Fresh Dye Ink (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Tulip Full Bloom Dies (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Intricate Tiles 3D Embossing Folder (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Versatile Greetings Dies (ALTN | SSS)
Sakura Stardust Glitter Pen (SSS)
Altenew Enamel Dots (ALTN | SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.


HELLO FLORAL CARD – Tips for inking die cuts easily.
Size: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
Featuring:
Altenew Fresh Dye Ink (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Sulfur Cosmos Dies (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Open Peony Dies (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Shattered Cubes 3D Embossing Folder (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Versatile Greetings Dies (ALTN | SSS)
Altenew Crisp Dye Inks (ALTN | SSS)
Sakura Stardust Glitter Pen (SSS)
Altenew Enamel Dots (ALTN | SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

NEW INK

Altenew has released a new line of inks! I shared a lot of info about them in my video. They are worth checking out! Find them HERE.

If you would like a FREE Ink Swatch Download for these inks (or any others), head HERE.

BLOG HOP

This post is part of a blog hop celebrating the new Altenew ink release! Shop HERE.

Be sure to head to the next stop on the hop… the blog of Bridget Casey. You can start at the beginning at the Altenew Blog.

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 11/19/2022 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 11/21/2022.


SUPPLIES

Want to find the products I used? I have listed them below. (Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. Thank you for your support! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found  at my disclosure page. All products were personally purchased except the Altenew products which were provided/sponsored by the company with no expectation. As always, I was not paid to do this post nor am I on any design teams. I only use products I love!) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.

Altenew Fresh Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew New Fresh Dye Ink Bundle
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Sulfur Cosmos Dies
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Open Peony Dies
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Tulip Full Bloom Dies
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Daisy Tiles 3D Embossing Folders
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Intricate Tiles 3D Embossing…
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Shattered Cubes 3D Embossing…
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Garden Delights Stamp
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Versatile Greetings Dies
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Versatile Greetings Hot Foil…
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Enamel Dots
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Blue Mountains Fresh Dye Ink…
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Water Hyacinth Fresh Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Alpine Aster Fresh Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Crystal Violet Fresh Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Indigo Skies Fresh Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Frosted Foliage Fresh Dye Ink…
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Silver Sage Fresh Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Jade Fresh Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Eucalyptus Fresh Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Forest Fern Fresh Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Woodland Escape Fresh Dye Ink…
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Pink Sand Fresh Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Dusty Rose Fresh Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Toasted Mauve Fresh Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Redwood Fresh Dye Ink
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Trailblazing Fresh Dye Ink…
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Blue Mountains Fresh Dye Ink…
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Woodland Escape Fresh Dye Ink…
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Frosted Foliage Fresh Dye Ink…
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Crisp Dye Inks
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Blending Brushes
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Ink Blending Tool
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Small Ink Blending Tools
[ ALTN | SSS ]
The Ink Stand
[ SSS ]
Brutus Monroe Pink Stick and Stamp Mat
[ BMR ]
Anna Griffin Empress Die Cut Machine
[ SBC | SSS ]
Teflon Bone Folder
[ SSS ]
Penblade Crafty Knives
[ AMZUS ]
Trinity Stamps Pick Up Stick
[ SSS ]
Gina K Connect Large Bottle Glue
[ SSS ]
Gina K Fine Tip Bottles
[ SSS ]
Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cut Machine
[ SSS ]
Share Handmade Kindness Paperweight
[ JSC ]
Simon Says Stamp White Foam Squares
[ SSS ]
Sakura Stardust Glitter Pen
[ SSS ]
Ranger Glossy Accents
[ SSS ]
Cards and Pockets 5×7 Envelopes
[ CRD ]


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128 thoughts on “Inking Die Cut Hack! [and NEW Ink] + Giveaway”

  1. Gorgeous cards. I am looking forward to Altenew’s new inks with the twist on and twist off lids. This is a much needed improvement on stamp pad inks crafting wide. Can’t think of a better company to be 1st in this improvement.

  2. Thanks for the idea of using a template to ink blending. It sure helps to not have to hold each piece. I’m not one to put pieces together but your cards are beautiful.

  3. Jennifer, the tips for inking die cuts were great! Your cards were beautiful, as always! Thanks for the inspiration,

  4. Such pretty cards. I’m totally going to ink blend all my diecuts for Christmas. Thanks for the inspiration & chance to win.

  5. Jennifer, your video is so awesome! I already watch your YouTube videos all the time. I think the key holes are a genius idea, and so helpful to aid my learning! The new round ink colors are stunning! Absolutely gorgeous… I thought blue was my favorite, but now I’m not sure! They all ROCK!!!

  6. The inks are amazing, especially the greens. I have been looking for those particular shades for awhile. Love your method of coloring the die cuts, too..

  7. WOW! The colors of these flowers are so vibrant! Thanks for all your tips- I truly appreciate your sharing with us!

  8. I really thought the blue flowed Thanks cards was beautiful. Such a deep shade of blue really stands out. Also enjoyed learning how to use the negative space for placing the cut outs to ink up the petals.

  9. Gorgeous flowers and the colors are beautiful. I love any kind of floral die; they are so realistic, and everyone is wowed by the card they receive it gets them every time

  10. What gorgeous cards and what creamy nice inks. Thanks for sharing your great techniques, i learn some new trick or technique every time I watch your videos. Thank you so much for sharing all your talent and tips!

  11. I love your tip of making the templates to help color your die cuts! Your explanation of using the dies was very helpful. I also love the glitter pen! What a brilliant touch!

  12. Love the way they appear in your video. The colors are very nice. These will have to go on my wish list for now!

  13. Love the new inks, especially the round shape and twist on and off caps. The new color, Indigo Skies is a favorite.

  14. Wow, Jennifer! Not only are your cards amazing as always but all the tips you gave today . . . I can hardly wait to give them a try. Who’d have thought sticky mats would have had so many uses back when they were only being used for electronic die cutting machines? Thank you so much for continuing to inspire and to find us easier ways to make cardmaking easier. Love the tips about using the glitter pen and the foam squares on the flowers, too. I know there were more helpful tips, which is why I will definitely be rewatching this video. 🙂

  15. Beautiful cards! I was interested in seeing them stamp since Altenew sent out their email yesterday about them!

  16. Thanks for using the Crisp inks as well as the new inks so we can see that they all work well – your cards are stunning – thank you. I have another die set from Altenew that has the keyholes and I agree – they are a game changer. You ideas for inking die cuts are really helpful.

  17. Thank you for one of the most inspiring days ever. I’m blown away by the suggestions to color the paper, the keyholes in the dies that helps me make them amost perfect. As usual you are an inspiration.

  18. These new Altenew colors are gorgeous! I especially love the blues. I am so happy you showcased them on those layered dies! I had no idea that Altenew was carrying such a unique layered die set with easy to line up keyholes. Genious!

  19. Beautiful flowers, trying to decide if inks are first for me then adding flowers, or to put on a Christmas list?

    Thanks for videos and all the help sheets you make available

  20. Gorgeous cards. The video showed some great tips for creating beautiful flowers. I love the beautiful colors!

  21. the properties of this new ink formulation seems perfect! I hope they come out in all the Altenew paper colors.

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