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Saturday, 10 October 2020

Quick Christmas Cards / SSS "Make Merry" Blog Hop


Hello everyone! Welcome to Day 2 of the Simon Says Stamp "Make Merry" release Blog Hop! You can check Day one here. Also, make sure you read until the end if you want to know how to participate in a giveaway!

¡Hola a todos! Bienvenidos al segundo día del blog hop celebrando la colección de Simon Says Stamp "Make Merry". Podéis ver el día one aquí. Además, os recomiendo leer hasta el final para conocer todos los detalles y cómo participar en un sorteo.

QUICK CHRISTMAS CARD WITH BACKGROUND STAMPS


In the video below you can watch how I made these quick Holiday Cards using the background stamps "Center Cut Holiday Floral" and "Gift Boxes".

En el vídeo de aquí abajo podéis ver cómo he hecho estas tarjetas navideñas muy rápido usando los sellos de fondo "Center Cut Holiday Floral" y "Gift Boxes". 






BLOG HOP AND GIVEAWAY

As I said, this is part of a blog hop celebrating Simon Says Stamp latest release, and of course there is a giveaway! Simon is giving a way a $25 gift card to a lucky winner on each stop of the hop! To participate, you just have to leave a comment, so make sure you visit every blog for more chances to win. Winners will be announced on Simon's blog on Wednesday 14th.

Como he dicho, este post es parte de de un blog hop celebrando la última colección de Simon Says Stamp y como siempre ¡hay un sorteo! Simon sortea una tarjeta regalo de 25$ en cada una de las paradas del blog hop. Simplemente deja un comentario para participar. Los ganadores se anunciarán el miércoles día 14 en blog de Simon. 


And now it's time to hop! Your next stop is the blog of the talented Heather Hoffman!

Y ahora ¡a saltar! La próxima para es el blog de Heather Hoffman.


Simon Says Stamp Blog 

Laura Bassen

Debby Hughes

Amanda Korotkova

Heather Hoffman

Yoonsun Hur

Laurie Willison

Bobbi Lemanski

Preeti Chandran

Dana Joy

Daniel West

Keisha Charles

Anna-Karin Evaldsson

Bibi Cameron

SUPPLY LIST/LISTA DE MATERIALES

167 comments:

  1. How pretty, I LOVE this color combo.

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  2. Stunning cards, love your colours so pretty!

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  3. I LOVE this color combo! Perfect for winter cards!

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  4. Beautiful backgrounds. I can’t wait to try this!

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  5. I love that you didn’t go with traditional colors for these cards. They are beautiful.

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  6. Love the simplicity of your cards...your backgrounds are gorgeous and the color palette is stunning! I love the white gel pen technique...such a unique look...

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  7. I love the present background! And your colors are so nice.

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  8. Love these colors together, they are so pretty! These ideas are so fun!

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  9. Wonderful background stamping. You make it look so bee-utiful. I need practice at doing this.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  10. What wonderful choices of colors to use on these beautiful stamps!

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  11. Your ink blending is seamless! Loving the new background stamps!

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  12. I like the "different" colors you used for your Christmas cards. And the simple technique is perfect for making cards en masse. NICE

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  13. Beautiful cards! I like your color choices, so pretty together!

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  14. Beautiful cards! Love the vibrant colors!

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  15. I use this colors a lot! Great colors and so beautiful!’

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  16. Love your choice of non traditional colors. You have showcased the stamps so well. So beautiful for a "quicker" style card. Thanks for sharing.

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  17. Your cards are so very beautiful and the video was wonderful.

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  18. Beautiful cards! Love the ink blending and the soft colors you used.

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  19. Beautiful colors! Before watching the video I would have thought you masked the white areas in the first card. Great technique that I will have to try although I never seem to be able to get a smooth line with white gel pens.

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  20. Your cards are so pretty. Blues & purples are one of my favorite color combinations, especially for winter cards. I love your trick of using a white gel pen to color in only parts of the card, too.

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  21. I love these colors together! So pretty!

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  22. Beautiful cards. Thank you for sharing.

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  23. These are beautiful and I love the colors and the simple designs of your cards.....very elegant!

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  24. I absolutely love the pretty colors!!Absolutely Beautiful!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia Rodriguez
    Migdalia's Crafts

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  25. I actually did think to myself - "how did she erase the color?" I was glad to see it was much simpler - a gel pen! Thanks for showing us your wonderful cards

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  26. Your cards are always gorgeous! I especially love the one with the gel pen highlights in this post. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  27. Love the choice of colors and the card design

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  28. Your cards are beautiful! I also love the techniques and how easy they are for such pretty results.

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  29. Loving these colors! Cards are gorgeous! Thank you for sharing!

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  30. What awesome cards. I love the image embossed on vellum. Thanks for providing the great video.

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  31. Beautiful cards! I love the colors you used!

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  32. Oh wow!! Love those beautiful colors!! Just fabulous!!

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  33. The soft background colours you have chosen exemplify the idea of peace; so lovely.

    Merrill P

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  34. These are sooooo Beautiful!!! I love the colors!!!

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  35. Beautiful cards. Love the color combination. Thanks for sharing

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  36. Beautiful! Loving the colors you used!!!!!

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  37. Amanda, Love the soft color pallet of your ink blended backgrounds. Your design are simply beautiful. Thank you os much for sharing these tips and techniques.

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  38. Beautiful cards with my favorite colors. So peaceful.

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  39. Really appreciate these clever tips for making 3 gorgeous cards relatively quickly. Thank you so much!

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  40. You've used one of my fave palettes on these cards, thanks for the fun process video.

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  41. Love the non traditional colours, lovely cards

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  42. How nice to see the different colors used for Christmas Cards. Those blends are really pretty. Thank you for sharing

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  43. These background stamps have grea designs on them. Enjoyed your video and the tips for making multiply cards.

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  44. ooooh LOVE this color combo - just magical

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  45. Beautiful cards!! I love playing with distress inks on a background stamp! I really wanted that pile of gifts background, but I'm on a tight budget! I picked the falling leaves stencil set! Stencils and background stamps...they are definitely my go to for cards!!

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  46. In agreement with everyone else, these 3 colors are BEAUTIFUL together and make such a perfect canvas for the white details. I love how color alone can elevate simple techniques.

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  47. I love the non traditional colors very cheerful and bright. Thank you for sharing and your creativity and inspiration.

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  48. OOOHHHH!! So pretty! Love your colors and the bits of white! Thanks for creating and sharing.

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  49. So vibrant and beautiful the color combo that you used in these projects. Great cards !

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  50. Those are so beautiful! I really love the peace background.

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  51. Beautiful cards! I love the colors you used! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  52. Wow! Those are some beautiful cards!!

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  53. Such pretty cards Amanda. Those soft colors look wonderful! Thank you for the inspiration! Be safe and God bless!

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  54. Wow! Those are some beautiful cards!!

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  55. Wow! Those are some beautiful cards!!

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  56. What pretty cards! I haven't used my blending tools yet. What did you apply to the vellum before you put versamark on the stamp in your second card?

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  57. Thank you! I tend to forget my background stamps!

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  58. Beautiful cards, Amanda. Loved the colors you used.

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  59. clean, simple& beautiful. Love the color combos.

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  61. These cards are beautiful. The blended color with the white is stunning.

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  62. Lovely cards! I really like the colors you chose for the background.

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  63. These are all so pretty but particularly the ones made with the pretty floral stamp. I love the contrast in the first, but also the softness in the second. You always do such good work!

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  64. Love this pretty color combo for holiday cards!

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  65. Gorgeous cards. The backgrounds are stunning. I don't have many Distress Oxide inks, but amazingly I have these three colors so I'll definitely be trying this soon.

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  66. I have just ordered my first 3 distress oxide inks and can’t wait to try out your techniques! Now I need those stamps too! Lovely cards!

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  67. I have just ordered my first 3 distress oxide inks and can’t wait to try out your techniques! Now I need those stamps too! Lovely cards!

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  68. Wonderful video Amanda & your colour combination works so very well together. As you said, it looks like a lot of masking has been done. I really like the use of the white gel pen here & there as well. This is a super background stamp

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  69. Love your color combinations so beautiful. I like the video shares so many wonderful ideas. Thanks for sharing.

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  70. The color choices are so pretty and your blending is perfect!

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  71. I love the ink blending. So smooth and pretty!

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  72. I love the use of non traditional Christmas colours and making them look so festive. They are gorgeous cards Amanda. Thank you for sharing :)

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  73. I love these clean and simple cards and the colors you used are SO pretty!!

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  74. Amanda, this is me just discovering you and am I ever glad I did! What beautiful cards you create!! I particularly love your use of colour. Thank you for sharing your talent with us.

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  75. Lovely and delicate, great colours, too!

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  76. I like your Peace card the best. The soft colors are so peaceful!!

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  77. I love the ink blending and the color combo is just great!

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  78. These are all Soooo Pretty my favorite colours. Each one is so effective Thanks for the Inspiration. xxxooo

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  79. Your backgrounds are amazing and love that you used non traditional colors!

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  80. Your color choice is beautiful. Love these cards!

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  81. All lovely cards and the colors remind me of a cold winter day.

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  82. Very Nice Amanda!
    I love your choice of non-traditional Christmas colors.. inspiring! Simple, clean, not overdone. Thank you for sharing❤️

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  83. great color, i really like the one with the white gel pen coloring in some of the design

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  84. Love the ideas you came up with, look so colorful!

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  85. Beautiful cards!
    I love the color combinations you chose, they look cool and Wintery and blend together so well!
    Thanks for sharing!

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  86. I love the color combination with the white heat embossing.

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  87. Dreamy colors. I wanted to just drink them in. I will have to play with those colors for sure.

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  88. Very pretty! I love the colors.

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  89. Very pretty! I love the colors.

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  90. Hola, guapa -
    Siempre me encanta tu trabajo (me dijiste antes que podíamos tutearnos). Estos ejemplares no son excepción. ¡¡Qué talentosa!!
    Tu amiga Lori en Pennsylvania
    USA (EEUU)

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  91. I enjoyed your video on the 3 cards using the latest Simon Says Stamp supplies. I, especially liked the gifts background stamp. Thank you for sharing your video.

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  92. Such beautiful, soothing colors----lovely cards!

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  93. I just learned how to use the oxide ink pads for backgrounds, love your cards and love the colours you chose. Thanks for sharing

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  94. These are so pretty! I love the inking and your color choices!

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  95. Marisela Delgado said: You had me at purple! So beautiful! mariandmonsterd@yahoo.com

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  96. Beautiful card! The colors remind me of a frosty window in the winter!

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  97. Beautiful colors, beautiful cards!

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  98. I absolutely love the colors you used on these cards. Gorgeous!

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  99. I love the colors you chose for your cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  100. Beautiful cards love those colours!!

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  101. Love this release! A hit out of the ball park! Lovin your Cards too! Those colors are awesome ❣️

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  102. Beautiful cards. I love the colors and want to try vellum to create the soft colors.

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  103. Gorgeous cards, love the pretty colors!

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  104. These are beautiful cards! Will need to try for sure!

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  105. Inspiring colour choices. May have to start Xmas cards now. Thanks for sharing.

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  106. Beautiful cards! I love how you've used the stamp and ink blended. So inspirational.

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  107. Your cards are wonderful! Thank you for sharing!

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  108. The colors are so pretty and you cannot beat how easy you made these looke. Now add quick...sold. loving this releasw!

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  109. Beautiful color combos and designs! Love the Center Cut Holiday Floral design!

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  110. I loved the cards, thank you so much for sharing!

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  111. These card's are just absolutely georgous I'm in love with them great job

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  112. Beautiful colors for Christmas. Love traditional colors but these colors look so fun!

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  113. Beautiful cards! Love the backgrounds.

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  114. I love the colour scheme of your cards! They are all so gorgeous.

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  115. Beautiful cards! I love the non traditional colors.

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  116. How pretty, I love your idea for making these simple cards.

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  117. Fun color combo! Why be traditional?

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  118. Non-traditional colors but such
    pretty cards. thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  119. My favorite colors for winter cards

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  120. Absolutely love the colors you used, so wintery & beautiful!

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  121. The color combination is beautiful.

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  122. Lovely cards - like how you can create the background and just use white accents with the stamps via pen, embossing, etc. Thanks for sharing!

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  123. These are certainly a hit with SSS customers. Love the modern take on Christmas colors.

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  124. Your use of white as an accent is striking! All of your cards are so beautiful!

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  125. Great release! I love your pretty blended backgrounds!

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  126. Thanks for sharing these beautiful cards. Your blending is lovely and so are your color choices. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  127. You outdid yourself with this card, gorgeous.

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  128. Love the color combos and the simplicity! Thanks for sharing..

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  129. Wow! So creative and none that are overly time-consuming to make. As you said, quick and easy, especially for multiple cards. These are truly stunning and I couldn't choose a favorite if I had to!

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  130. Lovely cards-and love the color combo you have used!

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  131. Great cards! I like your winterly color combos. This stamp set is so unique and fun!

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  132. Love the peacock feather distressed oxide ink that you used. Goes great with the other colors you used.

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  133. Love the beautiful backgrounds. TFS

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  134. I love both of the background stamps that you used for your cards and your color choices too. Thanks for sharing.

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  135. Love the colors you used for the backgrounds.

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  136. Simple but really beautiful cards. Love it.

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  137. Great blending and color use. Nice idea for set use.

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  138. Gorgeous purple, blue, and green cards.

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  139. I really like the vellum card! So pretty!

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  140. Love this color combo, such pretty cards.

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  141. Stunning cards Amanda. I like the 3 colors you used. Simple but elegant. I love them.

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  142. What wonderful cards! I am inspired!!

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  143. Love the colors of your cards. Thanks for sharing

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  144. So pretty! I love the ink blending! Thank you for sharing!

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  145. Absolutely beautiful and great color combos! New subbie! Thanks for sharing 💗

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  146. steffi.hanuschik12 October 2020 at 20:40

    You absolutely used "my" colors. :-)

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  147. Love your color scheme and all your ideas. I want to buy all the items and make my own as well. Thanks for sharing!

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  148. Thank you! thank you for this color scheme. I needed purple in my life. Now I have to have the package background stamp too.

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  149. Nice quick use of these beautiful background stamps!

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  150. What fantastic background colors! Gorgeous cards!

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  151. Gorgeous cards, as always. Thank you so much for sharing 😊

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  152. Beautiful cards and love your choice of color palette.

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