Thursday, February 27, 2014

Paper Smooches February DT Blog Hop

It's Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches March/April release with you!  FOUR new stamps and EIGHT new dies will be available to purchase at midnight on March 5th (eastern time) (12:01 am on March 6th) You will find our new releases HERE
To add extra fun to our blog hop...we are offering up a prize! 
  • FOUR winners will be chosen at RANDOM from any of the design team blogs and the PS Blog
  • The prize - a $25. gift code to choose what you like at the PS online store.
  • Just leave a comment on any of the design team blogs listed below or the PS blog for your chance to win!  (you do not need to comment on all blogs to qualify but it increases your changes) 
  • You have until midnight MT on Sunday, March 2nd to leave a comment. 
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, March 3rd to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

To increase your chances of winning:
  • Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop
  • Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop
  • Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop
(which means that you have up to three extra chances to win on each blog)


For my project today, I was assigned the new Seeing Stars stamp set. which is the TAM set this month. If you purchase $60 of regular product, you get this one for free this month. Which is also a nice bonus, aye?:) And because it is almost impossible for me to use only one stamp set, I have the new Bold Buzzwords here as well. Love Kim's handwriting. (Funny story, there was a handwritten note from her in one of my packages and I was so tickled to learn that she actually does write this way in real life. How lucky is that? I've got chicken scratch myself.) 

Design-wise, I stamped the star border three times in a rainbow of pastels across the bottom of my card. I then took some rectangle dies and cut shapes out of matching cardstock and put them across the top of my card to serve as a back drop for my black sparkly stars. One star fits into the star strips and adds the dot to my word "friends". 

Lots of good things these next two months. I'm itching to make my Tick Tock project! Super fun set. Hopefully I'll be back here soon with that. 

Thanks for stopping by! 

198 comments:

  1. great card, it works for a congratulations and a thank you card too

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  2. I love stars! This set looks fabulous.

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  3. oh my goodness!! SUCH a cool card!! i love the color blocking!! and the row of stars is just so fun!!! i think the star for the dot of the letter i is so FUN!! can't wait to see the full reveal! :)

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  4. Love the colors, and the sweet stars!

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  5. Wonderful card... I love the color blocking!

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  6. Love the stars - TAM set - woohoo! Your card is super cute!

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  7. Love your card, it's so fun and cheery! Can't wait to see more! :)

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  8. I facebooked about the blog hop! :)

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  9. SO pretty! The star above the letter "i" in friends is a perfect touch! Simply fabulous!

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  10. Love the panels you made for the background to match the stars.

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  11. SO FUN!! I LOVE the HAPPY Colors ad Design Erin!! =) THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  12. That's a nice stamp set. Your card is super fun!

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  13. Cheerful card. So many ways to use stars in a greeting card.

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  14. Sweet card! Love the colors and stars. ;-)

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  15. I really like how those big black stars look against that colorful background! Cool card!

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  16. How so sweet. I just love the stars and the colors. Lovely card.

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  17. This card is amazing - love the colors and the stars make it pop!!

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  18. I like everything about this card, and plan on sharing it on fb. You've a great "eye" for color and layouts.

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  19. Love this card - great from the perspective of colour, layout and texture! And I love Kim's writing too!!

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  20. I facebooked about the blog hop under Linda Vra.

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  21. I tweeted about the blog hop under @TOnlyalady

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  22. Such a fun card! I love Kim's handwriting too!! :)

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  23. Yes, the handwriting makes me smile.
    The card would make anyone's day.
    Good job!

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  24. Love the card and the friend die! PS dies are the best! Annette P.

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  25. I really like the friend stamp and I have always admired Kim's handwriting. Love the colors on your card.

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  26. Oh, i love those stars! Such a great card!

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  27. Love it and the bright colors you used!

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  28. Love the colors on this one!

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  29. Cute! Love the 80's feel to this one.

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  30. the bright colors you used are great! love the card..

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  31. Wowie! great value!! Great card!!

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  32. I, too, just adore the written sentiments that Paper Smooches has.

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  33. Super fun card - love the colors!

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  34. Love the colors and the die cut inlays.

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  35. I am so happy Kim's created a star set! Yay! Your card rocks! I love how that star fits above the "Friend" die and sits in the line perfectly!

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  36. Wow love this card….fun friend card!

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  37. Such a fun card! I love Kim's handwriting, too!

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  38. Love the bouncing stars and the border on your card! Can't wait to see the rest of the release!

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  39. LOVE those star dies!! So fun!

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  40. Shared it on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/valerie.kleinward

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  41. Tweeteed! https://twitter.com/ValByDesign/status/439131109184380928

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  42. Very fun colors and festive design.

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  43. I love the color blocking and stamping over it, so bold and pretty

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  44. Love the cart and the use of the stars!

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  45. Oh what a fun card! I love how you used all those star pieces, especially the skinny ones!

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  46. And I tweeted about the hop: https://twitter.com/MiriamPrantner/status/439148623168012288

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  47. A card guaranteed to brighten a friend's day! Wonderful showcase of the new release!
    c

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  48. Like the different star sizes & multiple uses of stamped images.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  49. I like the stars - will be terrific for a 4th of July card!

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  50. You've got a bit of everything on this card, its brilliant!

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  51. I'm loving all the stars on this fun card, Erin!

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  52. beautiful bright fun card! Looks like those nesting star dies will get lots of use. Thanks for the sneak peek!

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  53. Love the fun color blocks! Bright and cheerful!

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  54. Very happy, bright and cheerful card.

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  55. Love the black star nestled in amongst the coloured rows of stars!

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  56. Erin, I love the various ways you used stars on this card. Thanks for sharing and for a chance to win.

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  57. love the clean graphic style of your work!

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  58. Nice card, love the colors. Facebook ed about blog hop.

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  59. Another fabulous card! Thx for chance to win.

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  60. Love your card—especially all of the stars! Lots of great color, too! TFS!

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  61. This is fabulous!! I love the color palette.

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  62. Love the card and colors you used.

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  63. Love stars and all the possibilities!! Great card!

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  64. Love your springy colors! :-) Thanks for sharing!!

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  65. love the colors - nice change from winter very cute card
    thanks for sharing

    Barb Housner

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  66. Super cute card love the colors and stats! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  67. Seeing Stars and Friend are both on my wish list!!! LOVE your card!!! TFS!

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  68. I tweeted!!
    https://twitter.com/barbaramacaskil/status/439226267037335552

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  69. I blogged about the hop!
    http://barbspapercraftbasics.blogspot.com/

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  70. I shared on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/mommamac12/posts/704710376248148?stream_ref=10

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  71. Super cute card!!! I love those stars and that sentiment!! I too am a sucker for Kim's handwriting!! Lol. Can't wait to see the rest of the release!!

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  72. I also tweeted about the hop!!
    https://mobile.twitter.com/arkansaschic03/status/439237717319098368?screen_name=arkansaschic03

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  73. Lovehe stars on this card, they look so cool.

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  74. Wish I could get a peek at that star stamp set. Love what you did with it. Super cute card.

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  75. http://lifeona4x5.blogspot.com/ I blogged about the hop.

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  76. The way those stars fit together is wonderful!

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  77. tweeted: https://twitter.com/TaraSeamus/status/439274693506260993

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  78. What a great design! I love the stars especially.

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  79. Lovely colorful card! I love the black star above the i, so clever. Thank you for sharing and thanks for the chance to win.

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  80. Great card - I love the new stamps - stars and large words.

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  81. Stars are so versatile. Loved that you used black sparkly stars - they just pop, don't they? Cute card!

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  82. color combo wonderful, Thank You.

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  83. I think one can never have too many star dies and stamps and these are perfect! I like the black words/stars with the lighter colors, really POPS!

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  84. nice card...... thanks for sharing

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  85. Love the card, really like the stars!

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  86. Hi Erica!
    Thank you for sharing your BEAUTIFUL Card! I love the colors and stars....AMAZING! Have a wonderful day! :)

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  87. Beautiful friend card. Great design.

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  88. FUN & FABULOUS card Erin!!!

    LOVE your rainbow of stars and the contrast of the nesting stars against your rainbow of rectangles - SO MUCH CRAFTY AWESOMENESS - LOVE IT ALL!!!

    THANK YOU for sharing your inspiration :)

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  89. Love your card!. Great colors and great stars!

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  90. i have shared this on my fb. my fb is Prufesor Jenab if you want a proof.

    https://www.facebook.com/pjenab/posts/536089616502138?notif_t=like

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  91. Your card is so colorful. I love the stars and the Paper Smooches sentiment is great!

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  92. i love the layout of this card. Just gotta love the stars!

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  93. Love all the colours on your card, loving those stars all in a row

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  94. I am LOVING the rockstar vibe on this card. Would love to make one like it for a girl I babysit!

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  95. Love it! The stars gives it some punch...

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  96. Pretty. All the
    colors and elements
    look wonderful.
    Carla from Utah

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  97. Hi Erin,

    I really enjoy your work! I wanted to take a minute to invite you to be a Featured Designer on Paper Crafter's Library. I would love to be able to introduce you and your work to our audience of 20,000+ avid paper and mixed media crafters.

    I would love to be able to send you some information about our website and how our Featured Artist/Designer Spotlight works. You are also welcome to visit our site at www.papercrafterslibrary.com

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email me. customerservice@papercrafterslibrary.com

    Andrea Walford

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  98. I also shared on FB.
    Carla from Utah

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  99. Like everything about this card. Design, colors and word friend.

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  100. Great colors & I love the stars.

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  101. Love the pastel colors, great composition , thx

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  102. Fun! I love brights with black :)

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  103. SO CUTE, Erin. You have really inspired me with your colorful art using Paper Smooches, and it leaves me wanting even more. Can't wait to see what everyone else has shared. Thanks for your lovely post! Paper Smooches is addictive!
    Hugs,
    Karen Letchworth
    www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

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  104. Very cool - love how you dotted your i with a star!!!

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  105. I love the black stars and sentiment on top of the bold colors! So great!

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  106. I can't wait! Super cute as always!

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  107. I am so glad I found your blog! I love your work.

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  108. colorful and balanced. nice design.

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  109. Fabulous card! Love toes fun stars!

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  110. I Love this card and I love that you dotted the "I" with the star!

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  111. Love your colourful and fun card

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  112. Fantastic fun card. I love that bold buzzword.

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  113. Indeed a nice bonus! Love what you did with it!!

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  114. I shared about the Blog Hop and your FUN & FABULOUS star-filled card on Facebook - my FB name is Tracy Moloney :)
    https://www.facebook.com/tracy.moloney.71/posts/806378999390479?stream_ref=10

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  115. I don't have a blog or Twitter but I did share your starry card and told everyone about the Blog Hop on Pinterest - my Pinterest name is Tracy Moloney :)
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/247275835764860770/

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  116. Sweet! Love the black stamping with the bright colors!

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  117. I love the pop of black with the bright colors.

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  118. Love your bright and bold card! Stunning!

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  119. Cute card!! Lots of inspiration!

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  120. Such a clever and cute card. Like the colors, too!

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  121. Blogged: http://nancecarroll.blogspot.com/2014/02/paper-smooches-blog-hop-thursday.html

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  122. Such a wonderful card with great spring colour and great stars.

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  123. I posted on my Flickr account (blog) about the hop. http://www.flickr.com/photos/74238397@N06/12856109474/

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  124. I liked how you used the stars.

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  125. Fun way to use the stars. Love the card colours!

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  126. I love all the different widths of the stars, and the colors you used. I posted on FB, but I don't have a blog, nor do I tweet.

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  127. What a fun happy card, I'm lovin your stars!

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  128. Lovely bright blocks of colours. Love the stars

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  129. Fb shared from papersmooches fb for your blog:
    nancy.carroll.142

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  130. Fun colors and super liftable layout! TFS!

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  131. Love your card and the happy colors. TFS

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  132. Love the colors and design, Erin!

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  133. Stars never go out of style!

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  134. What a very cute and unique card.

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  135. the colors are so pretty. Love the stripes and the stars mirror the colors. Great job.

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  136. Cute card - love all the stars.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  137. Love the project.
    Thanks for doing the Blog Hop and the chance to winner prizes.
    I guess we never get to old do we?
    **U**
    Nance

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  138. Fantastic card! I love the rows of colored hearts and die cuts.

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  139. Oh man those stars and star dies are so cool! Loving how colorful your card is too :)

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  140. Love your card: so bright and fun!!

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