Saturday, April 9, 2016

Altenew - 2nd Anniversary Blog Hop!


Hello Everyone, Welcome to the Altenew 2nd Anniversary Blog Hop!
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For my first card I first stamped sentiment to create a background using the Beautiful Day stamp set.


Next, I splatter the background with wet watercolor paint for added interest and added some Pretty Pink Posh Marshmallow sequins.


Next, I stamped the flower and leaves on a watercolor paper. Then heat embossed it with white embossing powder and then watercolored the images. Once it dried and then fussy cut and adhered on the card with foam tape.





For my next card I used the flower and sentiment from Wild Hibiscus stamp set. I stamped the images first with Versafine black onyx ink on a watercolor paper. Then  watercolored each image with ZIG Clear Color Brush.






For the sentiment I stamped it with white embossing powder on a Kraft cardstock to finish off the card. The sequins is from Pretty Pink Posh in Sparkling Clear.


I hope you guys enjoyed!
Your next stop is at Freckled Fawn blog.

Thank you so much for stopping by!




Altenew Special Offers:
  • First 100 orders : 1 free mini stamp set (Starting April 7th at 9:00 AM EST)
  • Orders over $75 : 1 free mini stamp set (Now through Sunday, April 10, 2016)

Prizes:
Leave comments along the way for the opportunity to win one of THREE prize packs valued at over $100 from Altenew!
There are 8 awesome companies who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:

Be sure to leave comments on each stop by Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST for a chance to win! 13 winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the hop list and will be announced on the Altenew blog on Apr 14th.











474 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards !! Loved the stamped bg on the first one :)

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  2. I love both cards Joni, but the first one is absolutely breathtaking ♥

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  3. Beautiful Joni! They are both so lovely. I love the repeat stamped background with the sentiment. Very nice!

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  4. Love the colorful cards you create, thanks for sharing your inspiration

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  5. I so like the wording background on card one - lovely - and the floral on card two are so beautiful! TFS

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  6. GORGEOUS water colouring!!! LOVE them both!!!!

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  7. Gorgeous cards - love those colours!

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  8. Love the way you have used the sentiments to create a backdrop in the first card and the choice of colours in the next one. Thank you for sharing

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  9. Love that Beautiful Day background you stamped!

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  10. Very pretty. Love the water coloring.

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  11. I love using a sentiment several times as the background.

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  12. Oh! Such beautiful creations! Love the repetition of sentiment with splatters with gorgeous flower! Love your watercoloring on both! Great color combo with Kraft CS!

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  13. Stunning colors and designs. Love the layering.

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  14. Wow such beautiful colours on your cards especially the first with that stunning yellow!

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  15. Wow, the first one is jaw dropping beauty! absolutely fantastic. The second one is cheery.

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  16. Love the layers on the first one but the second one really calls to me! :-) Love the way you watercolored. So pretty!

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  17. Joni, two very spectacular cards. LOVE the cascading sentiment on the first card, and the gorges colours on the second are just lovely :-)

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  18. Beautiful cards! Love the colourful water colour combined with kraft card.

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  19. Wow! The first card is my favorite!

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  20. Really pretty and sunshine card!

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  21. The cards are soooooo lovely
    Thanks for sharing

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  22. Thanks for sharing your creative designs.

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  23. Your cards are beauties !
    I love the idea of the stamped text as a background ! I will try that. Thanks for the inspiration.
    On both your cards the watercolouring of your flowers is great; and I like the white embossing on the kraft cardstock.

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  24. Great idea to use the lovely sentiment as the background.
    Such a pretty card.

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  25. Wow, the details on the first card are stunning. Love the sweetness of the second. Thank you.

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  26. Love both cards. They look very bright and feminine.

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  27. Wow, these are both gorgeous. I like how you made your bouquet with such vivid colors. :)

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  28. Beautiful Joni! I love the colors, elements, and techniques you used! Truly inspiring! Thank you!

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  29. Your cards are stunning! I love love love the colors on the first one, just gorgeous! TFS

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  30. Stunning cards! I love the way you stamped words in the background on the first card and your coloring on both cards is lovely.

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  31. Beautiful cards, I can't even decide which of the two I like more! Both are absolutely lovely!

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  32. What a great use of a sentiment stamp. I'm just blown away by your creativity.

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  33. Such pretty watercolor effects on both cards, and the stamps used on the second card have great versatility. I like that you made a background paper with them and the soft water coloring.

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  34. Your cards are beautiful. Altenew stamps are the best!

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  35. Both cards are absolutely beautiful! Love them!

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  36. Wow!! YouR cards are beautiful!! Love all the colors you used

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  37. Wow! Love these cards - the backgrounds, colors, stamps - everything!

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  38. Beautiful cards! I especially like the background on the first & the color combinations of the second.

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  39. Your cards are stunning! Love that stamped background.

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  40. i love how you used the sentiment to make a background!

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  41. Gorgeous cards! I love the pretty scripty background of the first one - -really unique and creative!
    Take Care!
    Michele

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  42. Two beautiful cards Joni, and I love that gorgeous pink flower raised up on that sunshine yellow repeated sentiment background with the splatters and the sequins to finish. The hibiscus flowers on the second are very pretty and the kraft card with the sentiment looks great across the middle. x

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  43. So pretty! I love the design!

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  44. Gorgeous cards! Thanks for sharing.

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  45. Love both of these cards... both are gorgeous

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  46. Both cards very pretty. Thanks for sharing

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  47. Beautiful cards! Especially love the first with the kind of bokeh effect with the sentiment in the background!

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  48. I just love both of these cards! Altenew flowers are perfect with a little watercolor.

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  49. Oh wow your first card is gorgeous! Love the way you stamped to make the background. Really pretty!

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  50. Both of your cards are beautiful but I think the first one is my favorite.

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  51. Beautiful work. I especially liked the background you created by repeatedly stamping the sentiment.

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  52. What a unique idea, use the sentiment as a background. Excellent. Lovely card.

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  53. Love both cards, but I like the second one the best. Maybe it's the the colors.

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  54. Oh, I love how you used the sentiment stamp for a background! How cool! I'm also partial to florals and both of these cards are stunning! Thank you!

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  55. Gorgeous cards! Love the text background in the first one. Both have some very yummy watercoloring....LOVE ♥

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  56. Your color choices are great. I particularly like the Wild Hibiscus.

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  57. Beautiful cards! Love the background of your Beautiful Day card, and I love the layering of the flower and leaves. Stunning!

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  58. Such beautiful and very lovely cards!!

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  59. Beautiful colors and lovely cards!

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  60. Two beauties! I love the watercolor on those flowers, absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  61. Wow love that word background on the first card! Both cards are lovely!

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  62. BEAUTIFUL cards, wonderful colors and designs. LOVE the wordy background you created, so special, such a celebration!

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  63. The detail on the first card is great and the second is just so pretty. Nathan's for the blog fun!

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  64. Really nice cards! Love you watercoloring! Thanks for sharing!

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  65. Beautiful! I especially love 'Nothing like a Mother's love' beautiful colors with black outline. Pops!

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  66. wow! love both of these cards and now have both sets on my wishlist :)

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  67. I love both of your cards. The black outline is so cool and I love the colors of the watercolored one.

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  68. Joni, your watercolors on both cards are very good. Pretty cards.

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  69. Wow!!! Stunning cards! I have this Beautiful Day stamp set and totally love it. Your card give me one more idea of using this stamp. Thaks you so much. The other Mother's day card is beautiful too. :)

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  70. Those cards are simply amazing, I love the water coloring that you have done.

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  71. Love both cards. Your watercoloring is so pretty.

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  72. OMG!!! So gorgeous! Love your cards! Beautiful colors! xx

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  73. Such nice cards! Love these products. Thanks.

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  74. Wow. Such beauty. Love the cards.

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  75. These are both gorgeous! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  76. Both cards are fantastic!! Thanks for sharing!

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  77. What beautiful cards! I love your stamped sentiment background!

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  78. Oh my your cards are so beautiful!!!!

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  79. Both are beautiful.. so many colours *-*! I really like the background from the first card

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  80. Love both cards! They're very beautiful!

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  81. Love your cards! Love the colors!

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  82. Love both cards. The first one is my favorite. Thanks for sharing.

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  83. Both of these cards are wonderful! Your watercolored flowers are simply beautiful.

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  84. So fun. Love how you used the sentiment to create the first background.

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  85. Both cards are beautiful, Joni, and yet very different. Great watercoloring!

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  86. Two beautiful cards! Love the background on the first one.

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  87. WOWOWOWOWWOWOWOW!! SO BEAUTIFUL!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Design and the Neat Technique!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

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  88. LOVE the repeat stamping of the sentiment in YELLOW!!!

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  89. Beautiful cards. The second one is my favorite. I like how you used the flowers to make a patterned paper.

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  90. Wow, both cards are so beautiful!

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  91. Stunning cards and wonderfully colored.

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  92. Beautiful inspiration for those of us who are not so creative. LOVELY CARDS!

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  93. Georgeus cards.. The first one is my favorite.. Amazing design with beautifil background.And coloring is super super great!

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  94. loved them both but really liked the repeated sentiment background on the first one.

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  95. JUST BEAUTIFUL CARDS

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  96. Love Altenew! Beautiful cards! Thanks for inspiring us with creativity.

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  97. Love how you made the background for the first card.
    the flowers on both are wonderful.
    thanks for sharing.

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  98. I love these cards. You do an amazing job with the coloration.

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  99. Both are lovely cards, the second one more graphic and contemporary but I couldn't decide which one I prefer!

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  100. I really like your sentiment background. Great touch. This has been a great hop. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  101. love the black outlines with the watercolored petals. Such a fresh look!

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  102. Wonderful card designs. I really like the idea of the sentiment repeated for a background too.

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  103. Love both of your cards and will certainly be copying both cards. Hope mine turn out as beautiful as yours is.

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  104. Beautiful cards! I love the colors on the first one, so bright and summery!

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  105. Beautiful card designs and coloring on both cards. I especially like how you did the repeat stamping of the sentiment on the first card.

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  106. Love your creations. Like how you used the sentiments.

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  107. Beautiful, especially that Beautiful Day stamp set!!!

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  108. beautiful coloring! Tracy T

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  109. Just love these sets water colored -- they are perfect for the technique

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  110. Love Altenew stamps. Beautiful Day is my favorite. Beautiful card.

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  111. I feel I pick up new ideas at every stop. Repeating the sentiment on the background is a great idea. Thanks.

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  112. Beautiful cards! It was very clever of you to create a background using a sentiment!

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  113. Beautiful!! Love the background you created for the first card.

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  114. Great ideas and lovely outcome! Your Zigwork is great with these stamps!

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  115. I really enjoyed the Mother's Love card

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  116. The flowers in your mothers love card are just beautiful!

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  117. Very beautiful cards as always, love the floral, colors and layout. Great inspiration

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  118. I love both of your cards. They are really pretty.

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  119. Thank you for the 2 bright and cheerful cards. Lovely work!

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  120. What beautiful stamped backgrounds.

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  121. Gorgeous cards, I love how you created the background on the first card, the coloring is great too!

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  122. Such lovely cards! So very pretty. Love the new products!

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  123. Both cards are gorgeous! Love your colors

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  124. Stunning! Love the colors you used and the designs for the cards lovely!

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  125. Your cards are wonderful, thank you for sharing.

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  126. Both cards are beautiful but I am over the top in love w/ the first one. Love how you stamped the sentiment a gazillion times and the floral part of it is just stunning!! TFS! :-)

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  127. Both of these are brilliant, but the first one especially sings to me!

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  128. Love the delicate look of the first card.

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  129. Stunning cards. Love both of them.

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  130. Such a cute and clever cards. Thank you for sharing.

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  131. Both your cards are gorgeous. Love the background on the first card. Happy 2nd anniversary Altenew!

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  132. what a cool background idea. I must case that!!!!!!!! Great cards.

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  133. Fabulous repeat sentiment stamping for your BG on the Beautiful Day card! Also love the cheerful colours you chose for the Wild Hibiscus beauty!

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  134. I'm always impressed with the way you create your own patterned paper and your skill with coloring images...these two gorgeous cards are no exception.

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  135. Your cards are both so pretty!

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  136. A sentiment background...why didn't I think of that?!?! Just gorgeous. TFS!

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  137. Your cards are both So soft and pretty!

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  138. I love both of these wonderful cards, but especially the second one. It just makes me happy!

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  139. Such a variety of techniques used to crate beautiful cards

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  140. Loved how you created the background using the sentiment. What a great idea. Your water coloring is fabulous. Thanks for sharing.

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  141. Lovely cards. I like your selection of coloring techniques and colors. Thanks.

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  142. Both cards are awesome and a great use of the stamps! Beautiful creations!

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  143. Both cards are absolutely stunning.

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  144. Gorgeous cards! From the first one I like the pop of the purple tones amongst the yellow and on the second I love the watercolor floral background! Thank You for sharing them!

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  145. Both of your cards are very pretty. I love your first card. The stamping for the background, the bright colors, WOW.

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  146. Awesome cards! I love how you used the sentiment stamp as a background. But my favorite is the Wild Hibiscus card. I love the splashes of color! Thanks for sharing!

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  147. I love your watercoloring techniques! Beautiful cards!

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  148. Love your cards! Thanks for sharing them with us!

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  149. The Wild Hibiscus is such a happy card. Great spring-y colors.

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  150. Lovely cards. Love the stamped background on the first one.

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  151. Two wonderful cards, these flowers are stunning 😊

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  152. both cards are absolutely gorgeous!!

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  153. Love how you used the sentiment for the background so creative!!

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  154. Two very inspiring cards. Great background idea with first card. Love the watercolour on both cards.

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  155. Amazing colorful cards! Great idea to use sentiment as background )

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  156. Love not the cards, the Ng of the first card is great idea!

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  157. I cannot pick one card over the other. They are both eye catching.

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  158. Amazing cards! Love the first one with all the happy yellow!

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  159. I love the Beautiful Day stamp set and own it already. Now, will have to get the second set too!

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  160. Loved the background on that first card!!

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  161. Love the cards especially the word background

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  162. Fabulous cards. I love the stamp set beautiful day and the sentiment on your second card is great.

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  163. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

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  164. Fabulous cards with amazing coloring! Have to study them for some coloring tips!

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  165. Love your beautiful cards. Great look with the stamping of the sentiment.

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  166. Stunning cards as always, your talent is second to none, love!!!

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  167. That sentiment background is great! They are all just beautiful!

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  168. Your cards are beautiful! Love the background on the first card.

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  169. Love your cards. Your water coloring is so pretty :)

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