Tuesday, September 15, 2015

SSS October Card Kit BLOG HOP

Welcome. I'm so happy to be joining today's blog hop showcasing projects created with this kit...
The October Card Kit can be found HERE
I have several cards to share, so I hope you don't mind this long post. :) For all three cards, I started with a 3x4 card as my jumping off point.

For the first card...
...I used the hello die-cut that is included in the kit and die-cut it from of THIS toner paper. I added some of THIS gold foil on top and ran it through my Minc Machine, creating a gold foiled embellishment. I backed it with some black fun foam for added dimension and adhered it to the center of one of the 3x4 cards. For the background of the card, I die-cut a sheet of the patterned paper from the kit using THIS die. After adhering everything down to the black card base, I finished the card by adding some of THESE gold sequins and adding some Wink of Stella and Glossy accents to the flowers for some shine.

Here's a closer look...
For the second card, I chose a 3x4 card with a pick typewriter (how cute is that!?). I heat embossed a sentiment on the typewriter's paper from the stamp set included in the kit. I cut it out and adhered it to a black panel cut with THIS die. To create the background, I cut several, random sized strips of the patterned paper and adhered them to a piece of cardstock at an angle. I die-cut the entire piece using THIS die.

I bent the corner of the typewriter paper, applied glossy accents to the typewriter keys, and added an epoxy heart for a few finishing touches...
A closer look...
For my final card (are ya still with me?) ...
I chose a butterfly die-cut piece to start with and used the opening to let the gold ink shine through. The gold pigment ink included in the kit is beautiful. I smeared some on a piece of cardstock and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder. I also used the ink around the edges of the sentiment strip, Speaking of the sentiment, I stamped it with THIS ink and then clear heat embossed it. I really like how this makes sentiments and images pop.

A closer look..

To finish the card, I die-cut some striped patterned paper with THIS die and added some gold splatter. I created the gold splatter by dabbing the gold ink on my craft sheet and adding a small amount of water. I picked it up with my paintbrush and flicked it on.

As I mentioned, this is part of a fun Blog Hop. Make sure to leave a comment below because Simon Says Stamp is picking one winner from each stop along the hop to win a $25 gift certificate! Winners will be announced on Friday, September 18th.

The next stop on the hop is the amazing Kristina Werner. If you come across a broken link, you can start at the beginning HERE.

Thanks so much for stopping by and happy hopping!

LINKS TO SUPPLIES USED...
*The stamp set and die included in the kit are also sold separately and linked below...


365 comments:

  1. Love all three cards! The kit is so full of rich colors and you have made the most of it! Especially love the cute typewriter and the paper pieced background in the second card!

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  2. oh so pretty, all three but really love the first one.

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  3. Love all three cards! Really glad I checked out your blog!! Love your card making style :)

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  4. Love all the cards, Heather. Great job with the kit!!!

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  5. Wonderful Oct Kit. Especially like the hello in gold foil.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  6. The first card you posted is so bright and cheery! :)

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  7. Amazing cards. Just gorgeous! Thanks for sharing.

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  8. So much beautiful, shimmery gold! I love it! The gold hello die and gold splatter... fantastic!

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  9. My favorite is card # 2. So pretty.

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  10. the gold and pink colors in this kit are so pretty and the gold 'hello' sentiment looks rich looking

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  11. Such an overflow of amazingness! I love each of your cards so much!

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  12. Great cards, I especially love the little typewriter!

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  13. Lovely cards. Hearts and Pink and Gold... what could be better? :-)

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  14. I really loved the typewriter card! Darling! You did a great job. Thank you!

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  15. WOW! Three fabulous cards and I can see that this kit will be oodles of fun! Love the colors and the papers.

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  17. Wow, those cards are amazing. They are all so different ! Can't decide which one I like the most!

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  18. These are all so beautiful, love the journal cards that come with this kit to make quick and easy cards!

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  19. Great use of the papers! Love your cards!

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  20. fantastic! love how they are all so different using the same supplies!

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  21. All three cards are fantastic! I especially like the way you made the gold foiled hello embellishment!

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  22. All three cards are fantastic! I especially like the way you made the gold foiled hello embellishment!

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  23. Impressive, all three cards so beautifully done!!

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  24. All three cards are fantastic! I especially like the way you made the gold foiled hello embellishment!

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  25. Love your cards and what you did with the card kit!

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  26. Very nice cards. I like that you added your own foiled piece to match the foiled paper

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  27. Oh my, you have made some gorgeous cards. Love the typewrite one the best with its glossy accents. Very inspirational:)

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  28. Love the cards!!! All the bold colors paired with the shimmery gold is just fantastic!

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  29. Gorgeous! Love your cards......

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  30. Very pretty cards!!! I love the typewriter!!!

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  31. I absolutely love your cards! They are so pretty and so useful, the kind of cards you actually get around to sending! That kit sure looks yummy and you did it proud! :D

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  32. Lovely cards all! That gold ink looks luscious!

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  33. You have been busy. Love your cards. I am excited for my kit to come.

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  34. These cards are so awesome. I got a chuckle when I read, "I hope you don't mind this long post." Not a snowballs chance in Hawaii. :) So much creativity... thank you for sharing!

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  35. Love the way you used the 3x4 cards -- that typewriter is just too cute!

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  36. Wow three cards and all of them are awesome. Thank you for sharing them.

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  37. Great cards and such a wonderful card kit!!!!

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  38. Great cards! I really like the patterned pieced background in the second card. It's a great technique to make the most of those scraps or get more bang out of your paper choices on one card.

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  39. All fantastic cards! What a great kit! tfs

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  40. Gorgeous cards! Where do you come up with your creative ideas?

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  41. You've been busy! Great variety if cards! The glossy accent on the typewriter keys is such a fun touch!

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  42. You've been busy! Great variety if cards! The glossy accent on the typewriter keys is such a fun touch!

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  43. Beautiful cards! Can't wait to get this kit!

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  44. I love the typewriter card! I'm so happy you created your own background!! I do that, too!

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  45. So pretty papers! Your cards are beautiful!

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  46. such bright happy cards! thanks for sharing!

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  47. I LOVE the PP in this kit! Your cards are so pretty and fun! Very creative:)

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  48. All of your cards are very pretty!!

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  49. I can't wait to get my new kit! Awesome cards!

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  50. What beautiful cards. I just LOVE the new card kit. Love the heart and love the hello die. I don't have a hello. What beautiful papers also.

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  51. Love your cards, especially that beautiful gold hello!!

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  52. These are such sweet cards! I love that typewriter.

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  53. Fabulous cards! Amazing inspiration :)

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  54. I really like all three cards, this kit is fantastic

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  55. oh m god! you killed me! These cards are so awesome! NOW I realllllly want this kit!

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  56. These die cuts are so neat and versatile...

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  57. Absolutely terrific trio of cards!

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  58. What great cards! I love the use of all the foiling!

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  59. Fabulous cards! Love all the gold in this kit!

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  60. I love how you used the patterned paper! Great cards!! Stay blessed!

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  61. great idea to use the small cards for inspiration - I need all the tips I can get!! great cards!!

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  62. All three cards are awesome!!! LOVE them!

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  63. I like all three cards, but especially appreciate the scrap-busting potential of the second. I don't have a Minc machine, but could get the same effect by diecutting the hello out of gold foil cardstock.

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  64. Wow! 3 cards! What a treat!! Love all the beautiful colors and ideas!
    Super great kit, !

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  65. All of these cards are AWESOME. This kit really can help those like me who shy away from pattern paper. Your combinations work together perfectly.

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  66. Love the look of the foiled hello on black fun foam. I need to dig thru my kid's craft stuff.

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  67. All three cards are super cute. I'm almost through the blog hop and I am amazed at the different designs you all have come up with. Thanks so much.

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  68. Oh i love how you used all the papers so beautifully! Very nicely done!

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  69. Your cards are just Gorgeous love how you used the paper from the kits to make such pretty cards what an inspiration so glad I am following this hop! Thanks

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  70. All three cards are beautiful....glad you didn't ask us which one we like :o) I like how you showed three cards one kit...just awesome.

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  71. Beautiful cards, super cute and I love the colors!

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  72. So beautiful and feminine! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  73. All three cards are lovely, Heather!

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  74. Love all three cards! The first one is my top pick, if I had to choose.

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  75. I favor the first card. It is bright, eye appealing and sends a message of love without saying.

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  76. I like all of them but I am drawn to the first one - It's bold but warm - I love it.

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  77. I like all of them but I am drawn to the first one - It's bold but warm - I love it.

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  78. Outstanding cards and that was a neat idea to add the greeting to the paper in the typewriter . Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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  79. Fabulous samples! That first one I adore

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  80. Wonderful cards!! Love the colour scheme!

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  81. Ahh q padres estan, ni a cuál irle xq todas son bellas.

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  82. Such a bunch of beautiful
    cards! Love all that pink
    and gold.
    Carla from Utah

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  83. The ink pad included in the kit is very pretty. Love all your cards.

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  84. That gold hello is just gorgeous... they all are, but that stands out to me.. LOVE IT.. thanks for sharing.

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  85. I love all the cards!!! and my daughter said YES to the three <3

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  86. Three gorgeous cards, I love all of the different papers on your typewriter card!

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  87. I love how you made your background with all those strips of pretty papers in the kit!

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  88. Gorgeous cards! I am loving this kit!

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  89. All of your creations are super fantastic and i adore all the patterned paper ! They are sooooo beautiful and cool in pink and gold combo, wanna love them!

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  90. Love the typwriter card! Great how you put it all together

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  91. More creative goodness! Thanks for sharing your ideas for using this kit, Heather.

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  92. Fabulous cards with this new kit!

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  93. Thanks for sharing your eye-popping cards!

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  94. Gorgeous cards ... such pretty colors .... and another great release from SSS. Off to hop some more ..... LOVE IT!

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  95. Love the golden "hello" sentiment!

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  96. Wow! I like that color mix, so brilliant as well as noble!
    kind regards, Irmgard

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  97. Absolutely GORGEOUS! Love all the gold accents. Thanks so much for giving us such beautiful inspiration and for offering this super sweet blog candy!

    Hugs,
    Snoopy :D
    (I really hope I win.)

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  98. The colors in this kit are gorgeous! Absolutely love your cards!

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  99. What beautiful cards. Each and everyone of them is gorgeous. I love your use of the glorious papers from this card kit. Great designs. TFS

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  100. What beautiful cards. Each and everyone of them is gorgeous. I love your use of the glorious papers from this card kit. Great designs. TFS

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  101. Oh my goodness! Three lovely cards! But I think the first one is my fave! ;-)

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  102. Wow you have been busy! Heather these are great cards! Thanks!

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  103. Love your cards, the designs and your finishing details!

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  104. Beautiful cards! The typewriter is so cute!

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  105. Three fabulous cards and a great use of the beautiful papers in the kit. My favorite has to be the typewriter card!

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  106. All of your cards are great. I especially like the first one, very striking!

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  107. Amazing cards! The first one is my favorite!

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  108. Lovely cards...I especially like the first one! Thanks for sharing your creations!

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  109. Great cards! I love how you used the kit!

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  110. All 3 cards are great but that 1st one is stunning!!!

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  111. I really think all of your cards are fabulous! I especially
    LOVE the first card. That pink card stock draws my eye immediately.

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  112. Beautiful array of cards. Love all of them!

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  113. These are all gorgeous! I love how easy it is to make cards when you start with journaling cards.

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  114. Love your choice of bold colors. Nice cards.

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  115. Love these beautiful, colorful cards!

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  116. Just sooo beautiful and inspiring cards. All 3 are just sooo fabulous

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  117. What gorgeous cards! I am especially loving the sentiment cut from gold foil. Can't wait for my kit to get here!

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  118. Such pretty cards! And that pink is the color of my walls in my craft room...perfect!

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  119. FABULOUS cards! The colors and the designs are beautiful ♥

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  120. Lovely cards! I like the typewriter one the best, I think. :)

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  121. Love all three! This kit looks like so much fun!

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  122. Ok, first of all...I like long posts that tell me how and what went into a card. That way, I learn from you. Your cards are really nice and cute. I think I'm gonna case them. Can I?

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  123. I love the look of your card creations!!! Simple and beautiful!!!

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  124. Oh my! I've completely bypassed crushing over and being smitten by this kit, and have fallen completely in love! Gorgeous rich fall colours...and image. Your showcase cards - especially with the butterfly - are swoon-inducing!
    ~carol

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  125. I love your little glossy accents on the keys!!

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  126. Very pretty cards...love the gold!

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  127. WOW! Lots of inspiration! Thanks! I love them all but the typewriter is my favorite!
    lyn

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  128. Beautiful trio of cards and I am loving all of the patterns and the Hello die!

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  129. Beautiful cards! Thanks for the inspirations.

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  130. Love the color combinations on all the cards.

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  131. Absolutely in love with this kit!

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  132. Beautiful cards!! I can't wait to get my kit!!

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  133. Love that you went hot pink!! Great cards, great kit!

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  134. Wonderful, wonderful and simply beautiful and amazing cards!!!

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  135. All your cards are gorgeous, I especially like the first one.

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  136. Heather, thanks for all the inspiration for this kit. I wasn't sure, but now I must have it.

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  137. O you all are killing me with all the new stuff. Love those glasses. They are so stinkin cute. Love your cards and the butterfly card is awesome.

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  138. Very pretty cards. Love the gold foiled hello card.

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  139. Love all of your cards! The first one is my favorite!!!

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  140. Love all your cards. Great inspiration to get my juices flowing. Thank you for sharing !!!

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  141. Love all your cards. Great inspiration to get my juices flowing. Thank you for sharing !!!

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  142. Fabulous cards, full of creativity and inspiration. LOVE the new kit.

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  143. All your cards are great, but I love the first one the most!

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  144. You really know how to use up a kit. Lovely combos of paper and journaling cards. Love the way you layer.

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  145. Love all your cards! And those papers are so nice, love the pinks and mustard colours.

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  146. Heather, your cards are AWESOME!!

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  147. Gorgeous cards! Love that gold butterfly!

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  148. All three cards are wonderful, but that first one is my fave!

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  149. All three cards are wonderful, but that first one is my fave!

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  150. Excellent cards. Your selections are fantastic

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  151. Loved all your cards! they are very unique and fun!

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  152. My favorite was the HELLO. Caught my eye for its beauty.

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  153. 3 very different cards. The first really struck me as I love the red, black and gold combination. The heart journalling card needed very little embellishment. I absolutely loved card 2 with the typewriter, so much fun. I love the way the butterfly on 3 really jumps out in gold even though it is the negative space.

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  154. Beautiful cards! Love your first one, so bold yet elegant with the touches of gold.

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  155. I really would love to see these in person, especially that first one, so pretty!

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  156. love your card display... thanks for the gr8 card shares!!!:)

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  157. Lovely card production! This kit seems amazing!

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  158. Gorgeous cards. They are very pretty.

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  159. Oh Heather I LOVE all of your cards!!! This card kit has such beautiful colors:)

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  160. Lovely cards Heather...simply love this kit...gorgeous colors too!

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  161. What wonderful variety of cards...the colours just totally draw me in.

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  162. Thank you for showing such a variety of ways to use the kit!

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  163. Amazing projects fro this blog hop!!Love all three cards..thanks for sharing and for the inspiration!

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  164. Three great cards! My favorite is the first with the hello heart...such a happy way to say hello...

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  165. I love all 3 cards! Very different looks with the same kit! I esp loved the striped background in the 2nd card. It's a great way to use pattern paper and washi tape. :)

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  166. Lovely cards. I liked how you used 3x4 journaling cards as your start.

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  167. Like your cute cards, esp the fun flowers and gold hello.

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  168. It's the little things that count... such as the little heart, turned down corner, etc., that make this a great card!

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  169. The cards are so pretty. Love the gold hearts on the first card.
    The typewriter is a fun card.
    The butterfly is wonderful.
    thanks for sharing so many great cards.

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  170. Such cute cards. I especially like that little typewriter!

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  171. I'm going to guess that you are a lover of pink! Great cards - I especially like the bold contrasting color scheme in the first one.

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  172. The colours in this kit are so pretty Heather and love how you've started with the 3x4 cards and worked in lots of patterns and shapes.

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