Saturday, 5 August 2017

Simon Says Stamp "Encouraging Words" BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY



Hi there everyone! Today we are celebrating the new "Encouraging Words" release by Simon Says Stamp with a blog hop and I'm so excited to have you here! 

¡Hola a todos! Hoy estamos celebrando el lanzamiento de la nueva colección de Simon Says Stamp "Encouraging Words" con un blog hop y ¡estoy encantada de tenerte por aquí!


TOUCAN DO IT!



When first I saw the Encouraging Animals stamp set I instantly fell in love with the cute toucan and the hilarious sentiment! So I decided to use it for my card and paired it with the Stitched Alphabet and Kaleidoscope Background. 

En cuanto vi el set de sellos "Encouraging Animals" me enamoré del tucán y el sentimiento, me pareció superdivertido. Así que decidí usarlo para mi tarjeta junto con el set "Stitched Alphabet" (¡que se puede usar en español porque tiene el rabito de la Ñ!) y el fondo Kaleidoscope. 




I first stamped the word "friend" using my MISTI, masked all the letters and then stamped the background over it with a very light gray dye ink. I colored the toucan and the inside of the letters using Copic Markers and heat embossed the rest of the sentiment on a black piece of cardstock. You will find all the details of this card in the video below (and also at my Youtube channel)

Lo primero que he hecho ha sido estampar la palabra "friend" usando mi herramienta MISTI, he enmascarado todas las letras y después he estampado el sello para el fondo con una tinta gris clarita. He coloreado el tucán y el interior de las letras con rotuladores Copic y he embosado en blanco el resto del sentimiento sobre un trozo de cartulina negra. Podéis ver todos los detalles sobre cómo hacer esta tarjeta en el vídeo de aquí abajo (y también en mi canal de Youtube).




MORE INSPIRATION AND VIDEO




If you want more inspiration with goodies from the new release, check out my previous post here!

Si queréis más inspiración con cositas de la nueva colección, podéis ver mi publicación anterior aquí.


BLOG HOP


As I mentioned before, this post is part of a fun blog hop and of course that means there are prizes! Simon is giving away a $25 coupon to every stop on the hop. Just leave a comment below for a chance to win and check Simon's blog next Tuesday to know if you are one of the lucky winners! 

And now it's time to start hoping! The next stop is Nina-Marie Trapani! You can also start over at Simon Says Stamp blog and check yesterday's blog hop here

Como he dicho antes, esta entrada es parte de un "blog hop" y, por supuesto, ¡hay premios! Simon sortea una tarjeta regalo de 24$ en cada parada del hop. Solo tenéis que dejar un comentario en esta entrada para participar. Los ganadores se anunciarán el martes que viene en el blog de Simon Says Stamp.

Y ahora ¡a saltar! La próxima parada es el blog de Nina-Marie Trapani. También podéis ir a la primera parada en el blog de Simon. 


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397 comments :

  1. amazing idea! wishing i would have picked up that stamp now !

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  2. Love how you used the encouraging animals and stitched alphabet together!

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  3. Cute card design with the alphabet and toucan.

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  4. Cute cute card! I love that stitched alphabet stamp set!

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  5. Always in love with all your cards. Thanks for sharing!!!

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  6. Adorable cards! Love the toucan!

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  7. Adorable and fun cards. The toucan is my favorite as well☺

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  8. Love this card! The colors are awesome!

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  9. Adorable card. Love the colors and cute toucan!

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  10. Beautiful card! I loved watching you color that sweet little toucan!

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  11. As always Amanda such a beautiful card and I really love those stamped letters and the super cute animals! Thanks for sharing! ����

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  12. This is so pretty. Love the very subtle BG and of course, being a birdie lover, I adore that sweet Toucan. Your coloring is gorgeous.

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  13. This toucan card is just darling. The background looks amazing with it, too.

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  14. Super sweet card! Love that toucan and those letter!

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  15. Cute card - I love that fun sentiment!

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  16. both cards are adorable, the sentiments are so cute and punny...I prefer furry animals you can cuddle, but the toucan is adorable and so is the whale

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  17. Toucans are so much fun and I also like the whale card. Blending in the die cut with the ink really adds an extra dimension.

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  18. Such a cute card!! Love your coloring.

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  19. Oh my your card is just the cutest! Love the toucan and your coloring was just amazing!

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  20. I love your precise work Amanda. Always neat and inspiring. What a lovely release!

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  21. I love your card especially the stitched alphabet!

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  22. Love your cards... This release by simon is so wonderful!

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  23. Like the cute critters & sentiments with wonderful stamping, coloring & embellishing.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  24. Both the whale and the Toucan card are awesome.

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  25. Love your toucan! Using the Kalaidoscope Stamp for the background is perfect for your card! Adorable card! Thanks for the video showing, in detail, how you made your card!

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  26. Hermosa tarjeta, como todos lo que haces, eres una gran inspiración para mi..

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  27. Such wonderful cards, especially the toucan. Love how you've combined the stamps!

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  28. Love it!! it's bright and versatile and that Kaleidoscope BG stamp...Oh my word what lovely detail it adds to ANY Background!! TFS

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  29. Hermosa tarjeta, como todos lo que haces, eres una gran inspiración para mi..

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  30. Great video! Love your cute card and the new release is amazing.

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  31. Just found you and subscribed! Loved your card.

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  32. Great coloring, love your coloring

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  33. Hello Amanda, you always inspired me wit your beautiful cards, regards from México!!

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  34. Your toucan card is fun. I really like how you combined the alphabet stamps with the encouraging animals stamp set

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  35. I love your colour choices for this card, so pretty. Great new release!

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  36. your little toucan sitting on top the letters is darling - love the black and yellow color scheme

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  37. Darling card. Really put a smile on my face. I'm sure it would do the same to anyone receiving it. Thanks for sharing it.

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  38. Una preciosidad de tarjeta, las letras del color del pico, el fondo, y sí, el sentimiento es graciosísimo😂

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  39. Love the toucan card! So cute with the alphabet below!

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  40. Perfect blend of colour with white. Very appealing.

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  41. So adorable. I love the alpha stamp set and how you used it.

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  42. Your cards are delitful. They are bound to put a smile on the receivers face!

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  43. Well that is just adorable and fun!

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  44. The little toucan is adorable sitting on top of those pretty letter. I love this card!

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  45. Your card is so cute. Just love the sentiments with the critter stamps.

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  46. Christina Reece5 August 2017 at 16:32

    I love this card. Simple, colorful, and playful! Thank you for sharing

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  47. Your card is simple and sweet! Thanks for sharing!

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  48. Wonderful card. Very positive and colorful.

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  49. Both awesome cards!! I do love that toucan the best...already ordered that set just for that little cutie!

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  50. Hi Amanda ~ I love these new letters and that adorable toucan. Adding the subtle background with that beautiful stamp adds just the right texture to the background of this card. Thanks for sharing and I hope your weekend is awesome!! ~HUGS~
    #kindnessmatters

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  51. I am so loving these fun encouraging sentiments and images. I love the color fade in the "friend" : it really adds a ton of interest. Thank you.

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  52. Your card is great. I love the subtle background and the bright encouragement over the top. I'm already an alphabet lover, but this one is the best!! I LOVE that you can color inside the letters - love!!!!

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  53. Such a fun card with the toucan and clever sentiment. And I really like the subtle background, and this alphabet is a "must" to have.

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  54. Super cute cards! Love that little toucan!

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  55. I agree the toucan is adorable and the sentiment even better.

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  56. Love this toucan and the sentiment!!

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  57. I love the subtle background stamp under the toucan! Great card!

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  58. Great card. Pretty colors and encouraging words.

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  59. Hi. Super cute cards! Luv the whale card.
    I will order this set! Thank you for your inspirations.

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  60. Cute card and an adorable toucan.
    DebbieC

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  61. Really cute and love the masking technique. Glad I found you, following along!

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  62. Wow--your coloring is amazing on the first card & the second is beautiful & cute!

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  63. Your card is so cute and you're coloring is amazing. There are a lot of cute things in this release. I especially like the background stamp you used.

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  64. Man, those dies work so well with a water scene! You're cards stand out really nicely :)

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  65. Super cute cards Amanda. Love the sweet images, especially the toucan with the stitched letters. Great coloring!

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  66. Such a cute card with the toucan.

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  67. Fun card. Awesome coloring, great background. Enjoyed the change up with music on your video.

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  68. Cute card. Love the stitched letters. Thanks

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  69. Such a cute card. Thanks for sharing...

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  70. Adorable cards! Love how cute the toucan is. :)

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  71. Love this card Amanda! This alphabet looks so fun and I love the subtle background print. Thanks for sharing!

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  72. Love the bubbles in the water
    The stitched alphabet is great.
    Your cards are wonderful.
    thanks for sharing.

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  73. Your cards are so cute! I love how subtle the background on the toucan card is - definitely want that stamp!

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  74. Your cards are adorable! Love the bright, happy colors, too!

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  75. I love how a card looks using stamps as the background. Just put Encouraging Animals stamp on my wish list. My hubby calls our 6 year old granddaughter his "little tookie bird". I would use it in her photo scrapbook. All the animals are so cute in the stamp set. Love the stitched letters too! TFS😊

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  76. Such cute cards! I can't decide if I like the toucan or the whale the best. They're both just adorable. :)

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  77. Awesome Release! Great projects and I love the whale card especially!

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  78. Outstanding art work displayed here - love the Friends card a bunch!! Did nice on all of the work - TFS and for the hop

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  79. I love your toucan card. The colors are so eye catching. Thanks for including the video.

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  80. I LOVE these! They would totally brighten anyone's day! Thanks!

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  81. Love your cards and I love your coloring and that kleidascope background on the toucan card!

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  82. Love your cards and I love your coloring and that kleidascope background on the toucan card!

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  83. Love your cards! The coloring is fantastic! Loving this blog hop with all it's talent! Thanks for sharing yours!

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  84. I love love LOVE this card! Your toucan is adorable and the blue on his eyes really pops!

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  85. I always love your cards and you inspire me

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  86. How cute these cards turned out!!

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  87. Such a wonderful card. I love the toucan and the Kaleidoscope background stamp is beautiful. Love this Encouraging Words release.

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  88. So pretty! I love your colors and the use of the background stamp.

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  89. So cute!! LOVE the beautiful bright colors!!

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  90. Love the ombré look in the letters

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  91. I love the colors of the toucan card- it's just beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  92. Love this release! Encouraging words for the win!

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  93. Lovely card, gorgeous colours, thanks for sharing!

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  94. Love these animals and the punny sentiments!

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  95. such a gorgeous card. Beautifully created Thanks for sharing:)

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  96. I love that you used the toucan and whale. Love the designs. Thanks for sharing your talent.

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  97. "Encouraging Words" is a great release and I think the toucan card is so cute!

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  98. I LOVE the whale card! That idea could be used for so many different things!

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  99. Your toucan card is so sweet! I love how you used the new background stamp in gray to make a subtle background which makes the bright yellow, orange and black pop against it! The stitched alphabet looks fabulous with the Encouraging Animals. Your card is fabulous in every way!! The whale card is super cute, too! :)

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  100. Adorable cards!! Thanks for sharing.

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  101. I can't decide which card is my favorite! Both are soooo cute!

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  102. Wonderful card. I would love to receive such a nice homemade card! Thank you for all the great cards you make and the inspiration you give me.

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  103. Your whale card is adorable!

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  104. Two fab cards Amanda, I have watched both video's and loved them. The next item on my shopping list will be the alphabet stamp set :) thank you for sharing.

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  105. Super cute! Fabulous release!

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  106. Simplistic with the pop of color. Gorgeous card! Thanks so much for the inspiration!

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  107. Your card is great, I like the contrast of the elegant background, fun color and puny sentiment!

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  108. I really loved this card:
    The sewn bubble letters;
    The cute toucan; and the gorgeous Background Stamp.

    It's a real winner!
    Thanks​Amanda. ☺️

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  109. You did a fantastic job with the encouraging animal Toucan, and the stitched letters just go with it so well. Great job.

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  110. Keep up the pawsome work!!! Get it? Paw....awesome...hehehe. #EncouragingWords

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  111. Love this card cute toucan. Nice cheerful colors. Great inspiration.
    Have a blessed day.
    Kimberly Ostgard

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  112. Wonderful video and a fun card! Thanks for sharing!

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  113. Love them both! Thanks for sharing your video!

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  114. Love the animals included in this set!

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  115. Such cute cards! i especially like the Toucan Do It card! Thank you for sharing!

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  116. Your card just makes you smile!

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  117. The little animals are so stinkin cute

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  118. Toucans make such funny adorable cards. And the whale card is super cute too. Thanks!

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  119. Two beautiful cards. Clean and simple but so beautiful and fun. The toucan is perfect and I love how you used both the background stamp on the toucan and the die as bubbles on the fish. Thanks for sharing.

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  120. Cute, cute, cute! Like the alphabet.

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  121. Adorable cards. Love the stitched looking letters also>

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  122. Que chulada, me ha encantado. Gracias por dedicarnos tu tiempo. Enhorabuena por tu trabajo. Un saludo

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  123. Your cards are awesome. I especially love the Toucan.

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  124. You are my favorite!! Great card, fun and simple!

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  125. The toucan is my favourite too so I love this card. Love your previous one too.

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  126. I totally love this and loved the way you colored it!!

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  127. This is a delightful card, Amanda. I'm really loving that alphabet and the images that combine so well with key stamped words. Thanks for sharing another great example of this.

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  128. Love sweet, simple cards. I collect toucans and cannot wait to get my hands on these darling new images. Great ombre coloring!

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  129. Your card is so fun! Love it!

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  130. First time I watched your video! Wow I love how you used the letters and then colored them with COPICS! I have to get this set and before your video I would not have even brought it but I like how you used it on your card. I am looking forward to CASING your card!

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  131. A-mazing card full of Fun, joy and love! Thank you for the video and inspiration., too.

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  132. Very nice card ! I love your choice of colour and especially the work you've done on the sentiment. Thanks for sharing !

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  133. I love your card!! I want that alphabet set and the toucan!

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  134. Fun card! I love the encouraging animals, another thing on my wish list!

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  135. Simple, elegant and beautiful

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  136. I really like the use of colors on this card. Well done! The image is adorable, too.

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  137. Such a beautiful card! I love the colors you have used. Beautiful combo.

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  138. I love your cards they are so cute. I would love to try and make toucan card. Do you think I toucan do it too =)

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  139. Great card!! Love the Toucan!! Thanks for sharing!! Have great weekend!
    Hugs
    Pam Allen

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  140. Adorable card! I love all those cute critters and the punny sentiments.

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  141. Hi Amanda just found you, love your card. Thank You for sharing!

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  142. I love both your cards. I like watching your videos and seeing you at work. You make such beautiful designs.

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  143. I really like the way you combined multiple stamp sets to create your great cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  144. OMG!! I love, love, love the toucan card! It's just so cheerful and the toucan is so cute! Then the whale! I love this animal set! That die is awesome too! And the alphabit set & die

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  145. Great card! Encouraging Words are always needed!

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  146. Your card is really beautiful ! I love the background stamp and the color you choose for it, it gives just the little "plus" to your card.

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  147. Your projects are a great example of why I love blog hops so much. When I first saw the new SSS alphabet stamps, I wasn't that interested in them, to be honest. But seeing them used here makes me give them a second look. And I now think they are FANTASTIC!!

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  148. Adorable card! I just love the stitched alphabet & how you used it with the toucan!!

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  149. Very positive card! Regards from Poland :-)

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  150. I always enjoy a good pun! Your card is great!

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  151. Love your toucan. The stitched letters is definitely on my list. Nicely done and thanks so much for sharing your work.

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  152. Really like your card. The toucan is so cute.

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  153. I love that toucan! Perfect coloring!

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  154. I like the stitch words! They are cute and they pop well with the card.

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  155. Love this card! The toucan is adorable and the stitched alphabets really sets this card off! Good job!

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  156. Both cards are fabulous! I love your coloring! How creative to use a galaxy-themed die to represent water on the whale card!

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  157. My encouraging words " You Can Do It " inspired by you :)

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  158. Loved your video and the card..I really had not thought about getting the alpha stamp set but I like how it looks on your card. Thanks

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  159. Normally I can't stand puns, but that toucan is so cute. Lovely card!

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  160. Amanda,
    You make everything look so easy, but I know better and really appreciate all that you do. Thx!

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  161. very pretty. I am always amazed at the creativity!

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  162. Fab fun cards! Your colouring is gorgeous!

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  163. very funny and simple. I love it

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  164. Love the technique of masking the inside of the letters then stamping the background. Since I watched your video, now I want to check out the new Encouraging Words stamp set! Thanks for another great video!

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  165. What a fun card! Super cute toucan, great design on both cards!

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  166. Both cards are just lovely! The little toucan has such vibrant, lively colors and the whale is so calm. Just great cards!

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  167. Love them both as always those letters are awesome

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  168. Cute, cute, cute stamps; wonderful colors; terrific card!

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  169. Super Cute card!!! I just love everything in this release!!!

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  170. The backgrounds are subtle but perfect for both cards. So cute!

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  171. Love this, my favourite so far :)

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  172. i love the simplicity of your card and the powerful color punch. Must get that stitched alphabet set.

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