18 episodes

Calling all crafters! Altenew's Craft Your Life podcast dives into the world of crafting to explore inspiration, design, products, tips, techniques, common challenges, and more! Hosted by the popular paper crafting company, Altenew, this podcast will be the perfect thing to listen to while creating your own works of art! Gain insight into what it's like to be in the crafting industry, and share a few laughs along the way. Come say hi! Visit us at www.altenew.com

Craft Your Life With Altenew Altenew LLC

    • Arts
    • 4.5 • 15 Ratings

Calling all crafters! Altenew's Craft Your Life podcast dives into the world of crafting to explore inspiration, design, products, tips, techniques, common challenges, and more! Hosted by the popular paper crafting company, Altenew, this podcast will be the perfect thing to listen to while creating your own works of art! Gain insight into what it's like to be in the crafting industry, and share a few laughs along the way. Come say hi! Visit us at www.altenew.com

    Catching Up with Paper Crafting Celebrity, Jennifer McGuire

    Catching Up with Paper Crafting Celebrity, Jennifer McGuire

    Why did this talented engineer leave a dream job? How does she manage all her paper crafting supplies? What do her kids' teachers think about her? Where did she learn about card making in the first place? It's time for the exciting moment our listeners have been waiting for. This month, Jen sits with Jennifer McGuire for a tell-all tale about the beloved paper crafter's life story, how she uses her passion to give back, and more. We love this podcast episode, and we know you will, too!

    Craft your life with Altenew! Follow us for more design inspiration:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/altenewllc/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/altenew
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/altenew
    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/altenew/
    Card blog: https://www.blog.altenew.com
    Scrapbook blog: https://www.mixedmedia.altenew.com

    Visit www.altenew.com to shop for your crafting stash.

    Contact our Customer Happiness Team at support@altenew.com if you have any questions.

    • 37 min
    Pets, Crafting Videos, and More - A Conversation with the Fabulous Therese Calvird

    Pets, Crafting Videos, and More - A Conversation with the Fabulous Therese Calvird

    Altenew fans have enjoyed listening to Therese Calvird's calming voice in her notable Take 2 with Therese video series for years. Her iconic CAS cards are always a favorite, and in this thrilling podcast episode, we get to hear from the master crafter herself! Find out where Therese gets her crafting inspiration, when she finds time to craft, all about her lovable pets, and some fun facts she's never shared before.

    Watch Take 2 with Therese crafting videos HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtqdOZyj_f0&list=PL81lfYRwRwEK-2z_bSO8C3bSaXHZmzbOv&index=1

    Craft your life with Altenew! Follow us for more design inspiration:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/altenewllc/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/altenew
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/altenew
    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/altenew/
    Card blog: https://www.blog.altenew.com
    Scrapbook blog: https://www.mixedmedia.altenew.com

    Visit www.altenew.com to shop for your crafting stash.

    Contact our Customer Happiness Team at support@altenew.com if you have any questions.

    • 29 min
    Food, Acting, and Stamp Therapy - A Fun Conversation with Virginia Lu

    Food, Acting, and Stamp Therapy - A Fun Conversation with Virginia Lu

    After years of watching her start the Altenew Academy and getting inspired by her projects on the Altenew Card Design Team, now we get to hear from Virginia Lu herself about her crafting journey. Listen to her describe her "food culture shock" while adapting to a new country, how she experiments with stamp therapy, and her special crafting style. You will also get to hear fun secrets about her wild side - did you know she always wanted to be an actress? Listen in as Jen and Virginia have a conversation you don't want to miss!

    Craft your life with Altenew! Follow us for more design inspiration:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/altenewllc/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/altenew
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/altenew
    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/altenew/
    Card blog: https://www.blog.altenew.com
    Scrapbook blog: https://www.mixedmedia.altenew.com

    Visit www.altenew.com to shop for your crafting stash.

    Contact our Customer Happiness Team at support@altenew.com if you have any questions.

    • 23 min
    A Musical Crafty Chameleon - A Fun Chat with Altenew Educator Nicole Watt

    A Musical Crafty Chameleon - A Fun Chat with Altenew Educator Nicole Watt

    Enjoy a chill, personal conversation with Jen and Nicole Watt as they discuss musical styles, crafting preferences, and unique crafting experiences. Find out about the first time Jen and Nicole met at Creativation, Nicole's long journey from musician to crafter, and the three times she tried out a master's degree. This is a fun episode you don't want to miss!

    Watch Sketch Starters with Nicole HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gP1LWBQeCPs&list=PL81lfYRwRwEIQoH4jiEtEEXSGBEwqrlwK

    Craft your life with Altenew! Follow us for more design inspiration:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/altenewllc/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/altenew
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/altenew
    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/altenew/
    Card blog: https://www.blog.altenew.com
    Scrapbook blog: https://www.mixedmedia.altenew.com

    Visit www.altenew.com to shop for your crafting stash.

    Contact our Customer Happiness Team at support@altenew.com if you have any questions.

    • 33 min
    Answering YOUR Questions

    Answering YOUR Questions

    To mark the end of our first year of podcast episodes, we reached out to our customers and fans to find out what your burning questions were!

    Altenew co-founders Tasnim Ahmed and Jen Rzasa cover everything from the designing process, to stamping recommendations, to their ideal superpowers! This is a fun episode that you won't want to miss!

    (1:50) Do you ever do warehouse tours?
    (3:59) How do you design your multi-layered designs? (Stamps, stencils, and dies)
    (10:11) Are planning on creating SVG files for electronic cutting machines?
    (13:40) What is the company’s influence to create stamps with a Hawaiian connection?
    (18:23) I have stamps and inks from years ago, but now, where do I start?
    (23:34) What would you recommend for stamping on wood?
    (26:40) What are your favorite ink color combinations?
    (31:17) If you could install any three languages in your brain, what will they be?
    (36:57) If you could have any superhuman power, what could it be?
     
    Quick links from the episode:
    Get your FREE Create and Inspire e-book HERE: https://altenew.com/pages/create-inspire!FREE Crafting 101 classes at Altenew Academy: https://altenew.com/collections/crafting-101Altenew Color Swatches: https://altenew.com/pages/color-swatchesAltenew Lookbook: https://altenew.com/pages/catalog
    Craft your life with Altenew! Follow us for more design inspiration:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/altenewllc/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/altenew
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/altenew
    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/altenew/
    Card blog: https://www.blog.altenew.com
    Scrapbook blog: https://www.mixedmedia.altenew.com

    Visit www.altenew.com to shop for your crafting stash.

    Contact our Customer Happiness Team at support@altenew.com if you have any questions.

    • 42 min
    Altenew Leadership Team Reminisces About Altenew Travels

    Altenew Leadership Team Reminisces About Altenew Travels

    We are so excited about this fun series of throwbacks as we take a look at some of our travel memories over the years. Where do you think we should travel to next when we start taking our suitcases out again?

    Watch the video version of this bonus podcast episode here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjxClNRyouY

    Get your FREE Create and Inspire e-book HERE: https://altenew.com/pages/create-inspire!

    Craft your life with Altenew! Follow us for more design inspiration:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/altenewllc/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/altenew
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/altenew
    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/altenew/
    Card blog: https://www.blog.altenew.com
    Scrapbook blog: https://www.mixedmedia.altenew.com

    Visit www.altenew.com to shop for your crafting stash.

    Contact our Customer Happiness Team at support@altenew.com if you have any questions.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Taniffy ,

Love Altenew!

I absolutely love Altenew! Thank you so much for bringing us a podcast about being creative and learning more about your company. Would love to hear ideas about how to use your products as well. Keep up the great work! I’m very impressed with how much you put into your business to keep things fresh, new, and exciting!

JoyRose ,

Inspired!

I enjoyed the first episode of the podcast and to see how this company began. It’s very inspiring to see how the founders fulfilled their dreams in very creative ways.

Lottie Kellison ,

Nice intro to Altenew

Great start. Looking forward to many more episodes. Please interview Nicole Watt. She has soo much experience in the industry. Would be very interesting!

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