Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Altenew Crafty Friends Blog Hop + Giveaway



Hello Everyone, Welcome to Altenew Crafty Friends Blog Hop! If you are hopping along you should have come from Taheerah Atchia's Blog. If you have not started at the beginning click the link HERE. Lots of inspiration and giveaways you don't want to miss.

To begin my first card, I first stamped the flower image from Altenew Charmed stamp set using black ink then color it with Copic Markers.

 I also added some Pretty Pink Posh sequins in Sparkling Clear.

For this second card I used the Altenew Fantasy Floral 3D Die set.

To begin, I die-cut some flowers from watercolor paper. I watercolored the die-cut from lightest to darkest like the image to see below.
For my background I watercolored it with gray paint and added some gray splatters as well.

Once it all dries then I glued the pieces together and added the Pretty Pink Posh Metallic Gold Confetti Mix. The stamp sentiment I used was from More than words stamp set.

I hope you guys enjoyed! Your next stop is at Virginia Lu's Blog.
Thank you for stopping by :)


Prizes
Altenew is giving away a $100 Altenew prize pack to FIVE lucky winners. There are also 13 awesome companies/magazines who are offering the following prizes:

Jennifer McGuire Ink: 1 prize pack of three Altenew stamp sets
Online Card Classes: 3 class spots
Create and Craft TV: £50 gift certificate
My Sweet Petunia: Mini MISTI
Ellen Hutson LLC: $30 gift certificate
Pretty Pink Posh: $30 gift certificate
Simon Says Stamp: $30 gift certificate
Chameleon Pens: 1 pack of 5 Chameleon pens
Tombow USA: 1 pack of 10 dual brush pens
WOW! Embossing Powder: $25 gift certificate
Butterfly Reflections Ink: $25 gift certificate
Freckled Fawn: $20 gift certificate
Papercraft Magazines: One copy of each of the latest issues of four magazines
Scrapbook & Cards Today Magazine: 1-year subscription


Giveaway:
Altenew is allowing me to giveaway $20 gift certificate. Just leave a comment on my blog and I will pick one random winner by October 26th 10pm EDT. The winner will be announce on my blog by October 27th.


Good Luck!
Thank you so much for stopping by :)











368 comments:

  1. I love that simply amazing card! Simply amazing!!

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  2. Fabulous cards! I love the colors used.

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  3. Your card is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Both your card designs are fabulous, love them!!!

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  5. Gorgeous creations! I love the wonderful sentiments!!

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  6. You make that Fantasy Floral set just come to life. Beautiful!

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  7. I love your projects and the use of color on the flowers! Great job!!

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  8. Great Cards. I have got to get this stamp set

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  9. Lovely!! I never noticed the layered die cut set before. It's probably because they have sooooooo many lovely stamp sets! I'll have to add that to my wish list😊

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  10. Fantastic ... The colors are awesome

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  11. I love you card! The little things, indeed, are the ones we should enjoy! :-)

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  12. Your cards are absolutely stunning!!! I love your style and am so glad I found your blog!! Gorgeous is all I can say just gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing this with us your a beautiful inspiration! Hugs

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  13. Lovely. Thoese dies are so neat! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  14. Your cards are just beautiful! Love this stamp set.

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  15. I just love watercolored backgrounds and your steps and this die make it very easy and so pretty. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  16. Very beautiful cards would love to give altenew a try and I love to water color but I don't own any good ones

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  17. Love the cards and this hop! Altenew did an awesome group of so many talented friends.

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  18. Such beautiful cards, both of them! I am a big fan of Altenew products myself, they make creating something beautiful much easier ;-)

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  19. Gorgeous coloring and layering. Love your examples.

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  20. Wow, I love the colors, very pretty!

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  21. Exquisite projects...so, so Gorgeous!

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  22. Beautiful. I never think of using gray in the background like that but it was so stinking. Thank you for sharing your talent!

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  23. I love the die cut layered card. I haven't tried those yet, but definitely want to now.

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  24. Beautiful cards! I adore the second one! Your “bouquet “ is quite stunning! TFS!

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  25. Beautiful cards. Love the designs.

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  26. Both cards are playful and beautiful. Love your style.

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  27. love bot of your cards. I have these sets but have never produced anything as pretty as your card - I'll just have to try harder lol!!

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  28. Absolutely stunning cards, love love love them.

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  29. Gorgeous coloring, beautiful cards!

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  30. Great cards! Makes me want to watercolor!

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  31. Awesome cards! I love the Copic colored one...

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  32. Ohh my love your artsy cards so much!! beautiful beautiful!!

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  33. Beautiful cards. Thank you for sharing your talent.

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  34. Love your use of the flower dies. so pretty

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  35. Very pretty cards Joni, beautifully done!

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  36. Love these cards and the 3d diecuts.

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  37. Beautiful cards. I love the gray background it really sets off the flowers. The Charmed flowers are lovely and so delicate.

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  38. Beautiful cards! Florals are my favorite

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  39. Your cards are great. I will definitely have to come back and study how you achieved the look.

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  40. Your cards are gorgeous...Beautifully made!

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  41. That second card? Wow! Those flowers are amazing.

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  42. Both of your cards are beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing and I hope you have a wonderful week.
    Hugs, shan

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  43. Both of your cards are gorgeous, love the 3D die and your beautiful colors.

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  44. I am going to try your water color technique. Absolutely love your card.

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  45. Gorgeous watercolor florals! Beautiful layouts!

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  46. Fantastic! I love the charmed set myself, and you made me love the floral fantasy!

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  47. Both cards are so beautiful! I particularly like the first one for its simple design! Thanks a lot for sharing!

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  48. Every stop on this blog hop shows such talented artists works....Thank you for sharing your talent. Loved your cards. Hugs

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  49. Two lovely cards but I especially love the second one! Gorgeous!

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  50. Love the layout and colors. Thanks for sharing!

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  51. I love the way you made these cards! So beautiful!

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  52. Beautiful cards. Both different styles and both inspiring! Love, love, love

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  53. Your cards are beautiful; I love the 3D Floral Die set.

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  54. Amazing cards....just beautiful work! Fun crafty friends and fun blog hop....thank you!

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  55. Your watercolored flowers are beautiful but I love how the grey background sets them off!

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  56. I love both these awesome creations! The grey background on the second one is a clever touch. Love it!

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  57. I actually love watercolor splashes on my cards as well, it adds a fun touch. The secind card looked really complicated but I liked that you showed the different colored due cut images before showing us how they looked like all set up.

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  58. Your cards a just beautiful! Altenew always has stunning flower sets.

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  59. I love your cards—very pretty. Thanks for sharing. I love this hobby!

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  60. Wow these cards are amazing! And your colouring is awesome!

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  61. Your cards are so pretty. It is hard to pick the best one although I think I may like the first one more.

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  62. Oh my goodness, gorgeous watercoloring, and fantastic cards!

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  63. Both of your cards are so beautiful, but I am just loving the first one. Your coloring is fabulous - love the added accents on the flowers.

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  64. What amazing cards. Love the colors and design.

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  65. Beautiful cards...thinking I need that die set. Simply gorgeous. Thanks

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  66. LOVELY loose coloring on the CHARMED card:)) Swooning over the quantity of Fantasy florals on the second!

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  67. That's super cool that you were able to make the copic coloring look almost like watercoloring!

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  68. I love the black you used in each card for emphasis. And your layered flowers are very cool.

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  69. Beautiful cards!! Your designs are perfect & I love the coloring!!

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  70. I love the way you colored both of these cards. They are both gorgeous!!

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  71. I love seeing what people do with those beautiful dies. Your card is so pretty. They are now on my wish list. How did we ever get inspired before the internet?

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  72. So pretty! I think I need that die set: who knew it could end up so beautifully! Nicely done! Thank you.

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  73. Beautiful card - I love the way you stamped the flowers around the edges of the card!

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  74. awesome card, love the colors

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  75. I do love both cards and they are beautiful. I love to see the Floral Fantasy die set used for watercolor as that is the very reason i purchased it recently! :)

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  76. Both are just lovely. Your 'amazing' card is truly amazingly beautiful.

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  77. Beautiful cards! Love your coloring of the images and the overall style of these cards!

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  78. Gorgeous cards - love the designs and embellishments! Both cards are fabulous and colors beautiful! Love the popped up dies on the 2nd card and the simplicity of the first. You've created such dimension with colors and embellishments - the part of the process I need to work on. Thank you for sharing your talent.

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  79. Simply stunning. The flowers are absolutely beautiful.

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  80. WOWZERS! Absolutely gorgeous cards! I especially love the die cut version with the grey background!

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  81. Both cards are so elegant and warm! I love them!

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  82. Thanks for sharing your inspiration with us! So simple, yet so pretty!

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  83. Gorgeous watercolor technique! Bold colors make the flowers really stand out. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  84. These cards are beautiful! Your coloring skills are superb. TFS!

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  85. I love the textured look of your backgrounds. Very unique looking. Lovely cards.

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  86. The 3D card is AMAZING

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  87. I love both cards. The background to the simply amazing card is great and makes the gorgeous die cuts really stand out. Thanks for showing us the background before you attached the die cuts. I also love the colours used on the Charmed stamp set and the sentiment used. Thanks for sharing

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  88. Lovely cards, especially the flower die card, such gorgeous colors

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  89. beautiful cards bursting with blooms- love them!!

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  90. Beautiful coloring and beautiful designs!

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  91. Your cards are lovely. Thanks for sharing your techniques.

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  92. What a delightful card! Love the pretty colors.

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  93. Beautiful cards, I thought your copic colored flowers were water colored, amazing look! Thanks for sharing the Floral Fantasy pieces that you water colored, very helpful to see the deconstructed version.

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  94. Beautiful cards!! The colors are so much fun and just make me happy!! Thanks for sharing!!

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  95. You did an awesome job with the stamps and the dies. These are beautiful.

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  96. Leannduff@Yahoo.comOctober 17, 2017 at 6:12 PM

    I love the look of water colors! Your card is so beautiful!

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  97. sharon clark says Wonderful work with the die cuts and the first is very pretty.

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  98. The gray for the background is stunning, definitely going to try that.tfs 💕

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  99. gorgeous cards, Joni - love those dies!

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  100. Delightful designs. Like all the flowers in the corners and your beautiful coloring.

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  101. Love your cards! Your cards are always so beautiful!

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  102. Love the cards! The gray background really makes the colors pop! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  103. Your decond card describes your cards....simply amazing!

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  104. These are so stunning!! The colors are amazing!! Wow!! I love, love them!! Thanks for the amazing inspiration!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  105. I just love both of these cards. The coloring technique on the first card is really interesting and effective. It looks like watercoloring. The use of the 3D dies is amazing. The colors are wonderful against the gray background. Thank you for sharing!

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  106. Amazing cards Love the style of your cards.

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  107. Such beautiful cards! So much inspiration and new ideas on this hop!

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  108. Absolutely beautiful.... the embellishments you added just gave it the perfect amount of sparkle to your stunning flower design. Thank you so much for sharing your inspiration!!

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  109. These are both gorgeous floral cards Joni! I especially like the first one!

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  110. Beautiful cards! Your coloring is wonderful; love the use of grey!

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  111. Beautiful cards. How pretty. Thanks for participating.

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  112. Very nice -- I'm always looking for watercoloring ideas... thanks!

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  113. So pretty! Your colors are so vibrant. Thank you for sharing!

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  114. Your cards are amazing and such a contrast to each other showing the range of your talent! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  115. Although both cards are beautiful, I just love the first one!

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  116. Oh I just commented on your first card on IG cause I loved it so much. Gorgeous work for sure.

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  117. Your cards are "simply amazing." I like that sentiment AND your cards!

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  118. Love your cards. They are beautiful.

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  119. Both designs are fabulous Joni, love how you incorporated gray with your color schemes. Thanks for all the inspiration! Have a wonderful day!

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  120. Both cards are absolutely gorgeous. Great card designs!

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  121. So pretty!! Love your watercoloring. You make it look so simple.

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  122. These are beautiful! I'm particularly fond of the watercoloring and layers in your second card.

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  123. Your 'free' watercoloring is perfect on these cards. They are just LOVELY! Thanks for sharing.

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  124. Two amazing cards!!! So pretty!!!

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  125. Altenew has the best floral stamps and dies and you've showcased them beautifully.

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  126. Both cards are so lovely! I really love your watercoloring of the layered die cuts.

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  127. Love of your cards - both very different styles. thank you for sharing with us.

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  128. Wow love your fist card so much.. it's so lovly..I would if I had this stamp set to CAS it.. thanks for sharing your amazing creativity with us.

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  129. Weird as it is, my favorite thing about that second card is the gray watercolor background with the speckles!

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  130. I love your style of water coloring. The splattered ink take the card to a whole new level.

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  131. Your cards are gorgeous! I’m totally loving the rose dies! Fabulous hop!

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  132. I loved both of your cards, especially the first one. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  133. Two really pretty cards. Thanks for the bonus giveaway too.

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  134. Beautiful cards. I love your vibrant watercolouring. The grey background really makes the flowers pop.

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  135. Beautiful Cards!
    Am really liking all the splatters
    with the pretty flowers!

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  136. I love your 1st card. The sequins give the look of morning dew on your flowers. Thank you for sharing.

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  137. Love the colours on the the first card. Stunning.

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  138. I really like how you showed the background prior to the addition of the floral elements. I want to try watercolor more & this gives me inspiration.

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  139. Beautiful cards, especially loving the black outline on the water coloured flowers I've been seeing.

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  140. Thanks for sharing your great designs. I love the background treatment you used.

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  141. Great Hop with GREAT prizes....thanks for all the inspiration

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  142. Your Fantasy Floral card is beautiful!

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  143. These are gorgeous! I don't know how you all make such pretty cards!

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  144. pretty cards! I'm especially drawn to that first one!

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  145. Both cards are fantastic! I always admire your coloring style! TFS

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  146. Really like the watercolored 3-d die cuts, they make a beautiful card!

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  147. Where would we be without our crafty friends - they inspire us, encourage us, and give us excuses to continue making ever more cards!! Thank you for celebrating them with this fabulous blog hop!

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  148. Your cards are gorgeous! The color of the roses on your second card is amazing.

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  149. I really like the hand painted look, these are lovely cards!

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  150. Goodness these are such beautiful cards.

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  151. I just love your cards so much, especially the first one. I love your coloring too! I may have to try this technique. Thank you!

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  152. Beautiful cards. I especially love the Charmed one; the design and the coloring are just perfectly matched. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  153. Beautiful cards! :) I love the blooms and your coloring! :)

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  154. I loved your card! Thank you for the inspiration!

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  155. I love that flower die set. It is so gorgeous

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  156. WOW! Beautiful cards! You hit these out of the park! Stunning colors, design, and bling! Woo Hoo!

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  157. Your card is SIMPLY AMAZING! thank you for sharing the background technique as well

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  158. Beautiful cards!! My fave is the second one, something about that gray background I really like!

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  159. Love this, the gray in background really brings your eyes to the flowers

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  160. Beautiful cards, love how the flowers comes together on the second card to create dimension

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  161. Love the floral look! Cheerful & lovely🌹 thank you for sharing !

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  162. love your watercolour die cut flower card, stunning

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  163. Such pretty cards - I'm not sure which one I like the most - they are just beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

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  164. Stunning projects! I love how colorful they are - Wonderful color choices! Thank you for sharing with us!

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