Saturday, October 4, 2014

Introducing Essentials by Ellen


Welcome to the Essentials by Ellen Blog Hop!  If you are hopping along you should be arriving from Jennifer McGuire's blog. If not there is a complete list of stops along this hop listed below.

I'm so excited to help unveil a brand new line of high quality Clear Stamp Sets and Designer Dies, designed by Julie Ebersole exclusively for Ellen Hutson LLC.

This collection reflects an eclectic mix of images, sentiments and art styles that are sure to appeal to a wide range of tastes! Just in time for holiday crafting, the entire release is available now at Ellen Hutson LLC. All Essentials by Ellen Stamp Sets and Dies arrive in their super, awesome signature packaging with a durable clear envelope and a labeled card stock backer for convenient storage and organization. The die packaging also features an attached magnetic sheet, to ensure that even the smallest of your dies are stored securely!  You will love the packaging as much as you will love the stamps and dies.  Enjoy and happy World Card-making Day!

The fun all starts at the CLASSroom, where there is a GIANT prize package being given away—be sure to leave a comment there by October 8th; winners will be announced October 9th! 

Here is the entire hop list!

The CLASSroom - http://ellenhutson.typepad.com/the_classroom_new/
Teri Anderson - terisplace.wordpress.com
Laurel Beard - www.laurelbeard.org
JJ Bolton - www.jjbolton.org
Heather Campbell - http://parkermolly.blogspot.com
Kittie Caracciolo - http://kittiekraft.typepad.com/kittiekraft/
Darlene DeVries - http://www.darlenedesign.com
Julie Ebersole – http://papertrufflez.com
Sharon Harnist - http://paperfections.typepad.com/ 
Amber Kemp-Gerstel - www.damasklove.com
Cristina Kowalczyk - http://mypapersecret.blogspot.com/
Karolyn Loncon - karolyns-paperkraft.blogspot.com
Nichol Magouirk - http://nicholmagouirk.typepad.com
Jean Manis - www.jeanmanis.com
Jennifer McGuire - http://www.jennifermcguireink.com/
> Chari Moss - www.mossymade.com < You are Here!
Paulina Nakamura - http://www.prettypinkposh.com/blog
Jocelyn Olson - http://redballooncards.blogspot.com
Catherine Pooler - www.catherinepooler.com
Miriam Prantner -  http://mprantner.blogspot.com
Julia Stainton - http://juliastainton.com/blog

I was so thrilled to have a the privilage to play with these new stamps and dies to make a few projects to share with you today as Ellen Hutson LLC launches this new line or products.  Also there is a giveaway at the end of my post today so be sure to leave a comment!

TisTheSeason_Santa

I love this super cool santa from the Tis The Season set.  I covered his beard and mustache with white flower soft fluff and used white perfect pearl powder on the christmas light string behind the green circle.

CozyChristmas_sunset

I love the little houses in the Cozy Christmas stamp set.  They make great silhouettes for water color backgrounds.  I stamped these and embossed them on watercolor paper cut using on of the large stitched rectangle dies from Lawn Fawn.  I used distress inks in Scattered Straw, Dried Marigold and Worn Lipstick to watercolor the sky and Peeled Paint for the ground. I sprinkled a little perfect pearls mist in the sky and finished off with natural burlap twine.

CozyChristmas_trees

I really enjoyed the watercoloring so naturally I made two cards with Cozy Christmas and the watercoloring technique.  This card uses Peeled Paint, Tumbled Glass, Faded Jeans and Chipped Sapphire.  The trees are stamped on the Candy Bar card stock card base in Versamark ink for a tone on tone effect and I finished it off with red burlap twine.

BokehDots

My last card to share today uses the Bokeh Dots stamp set.  For this card I did some gold embossing on   Candy Bar card stock.  I just love the look of that gold embossing on the dark background. I stacked multiple die cuts that I cut with the sentiment included in the Zipper Panel die set to finish my card.



Now for some giveaway fun for you! This new stamp set will go to one lucky winner!  Please leave a comment here by October 8th; winners will be announced October 9th!

And be sure to check out the entire new Essentials By Ellen products HERE when you are finished hopping!

Now head on over and visit the sweet Paulina Nakamura at Pretty Pink Posh. 
Happy Hopping! 


444 comments:

  1. This stamp set is so cute and you created some adorable projects with it. Can't wait to see all the new goodies.

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  2. Great use of the stamps!! I can't wait to use them!!!

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  3. oh really like the house card, the watercolor is so pretty, I will have to try that. Thank You.

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  4. Nice cards love the Santa on the first card...thanks for sharing

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  5. Your Santa card sure brings a big ole grin - love the texture and how you used the light string. Kool! The home-spun feel of the others - all warm and cozy. Great cards using a great release. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Happy WCMD, Chari! Love your creations. Thank you for the inspiration.

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  7. Wonderful cards! Great inspiration.

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  8. Great cards. The first one is hilarious and the last one is so elegant.

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  9. These are great. Love the way you make your backgrounds!

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  10. Great Cards! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  11. Oh the Santa and his little beard, so cute!

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  12. So fun, love them all..especially the first one :)

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  13. That Santa is just the funniest guy! Love that. Your cards are wonderful.

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  14. Very creative ideas! Love them!!!!!!

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  15. Super cute cards!! Love the Celebrate card - so perfect for NYE!

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  16. I can not wait to get that Santa. I got up early on a Saturday (!!!!) just to order him, well him and few other items from this release. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

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  17. The Santa Saw That card would be just too adorable to send to friends. Thanks for the inspiration. :)

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  18. Love the rich colors of your Cosy Christmas card -- those long trunk trees are adorable!

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  19. LOVE santas beard!! Awesome!! And I'm a sucker for circles too! Love the brown and gold!

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  20. Fabulous projects and great colors! LOVE the Santa card! Happy WCMD!

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  21. Gorgeous cards!! That santa and sentiment is so darn cute!!

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  22. Nice cards...esp. the bokah circles...perfect for New Years or an anniversary!

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  23. LOVING your AMAZING Creations for today!! Whoop Whoop!! So EXCITED about this New Release!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a Fabulous Weekend!! Happy WCMD!! =)

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  24. A sparkly bearded santa - very perfect. TFS.

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  25. Very cute Chari....TFS! :D and Happy WCMD!

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  26. Beautiful cards Chari! Happy WCMD! TFS xxx

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  27. Love your cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  28. Love the Celebrate card and what you did with the new release! Thanks for the ideas!

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  29. You shared some great designs in various styles. I'm liking those circle images more and more. Thank you.

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  30. Your cards are adorable! That Santa cracks me up every time I see it. Happy WCMD!

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  31. Love the last card. So striking and elegant!

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  32. your cards are perfect! love the way you used the circles from the bokeh set!

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  33. Saw that! You made some darling cards.
    thanks for sharing.
    Happy WCMD

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  34. Love that cool Santa and your wonderful "celebrate" card!

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  35. "Saw that Santa" is really a chuckle. Great!

    Thanks for sharing your creativity!
    kReN@http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

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  36. Love the stamp set and the Santa "I saw that". That will make a great card for my grandkids!

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  37. It has been amazing to see all the different spins on all the cards. They are all just wonderful.

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  38. What beautiful cards. I just adore the houses and the trees. Love that sweet Santa and how you used flower soft on his beard. I have to get some and try that. So, so sweet. Thank you so much for sharing you're great ideas.

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  39. Your Santa card made me chuckle - so cute!!!

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  40. The Santa is so fun ... Beautiful cards :)

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  41. Wonderful cards - the first one made me laugh out loud!

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  42. Your cards made me smile and the Santa card got an outright laugh!! Thanks for sharing!!

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  43. Your Santa "Saw That" card is so good! I had not noticed this stamp. Thanks for sharing all your projects.

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  44. Cute,cute,cute! Love the Santa card.

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  45. So fun! Loving the Santa with glasses. :)!

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  46. Love the Santa's beard idea! So cute!

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  47. Love the "Saw that" phrase! Cracks me up. Great projects!

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  48. Your Santa card is adorable! Great release!

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  49. ok, that santa card is just so fun and funny and the last card has a fab design!

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  50. Love all of your cards, especially the Cozy Christmas.

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  51. Love your projects! This is a great stamp set! Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  52. Great cards, Chari! I think Santa is coming to live at my house!

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  53. A fun way to do Santa's beard! I hope he can't see this far! lol

    Noreen
    Crafty Journal

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  54. Love what you did with the messy lights.

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  55. I'm with you, the little houses are adorable! And Santa with sunglasses, what a hoot!

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  56. Awesome cards! I especially love the Santa's card. Just adorable! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  57. I have enjoyed Jennifer's video on the new release - wonderful stuff! And you've created darling cards with it. TFS

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  58. What great samples!! I love that Santa!! That'll be great for the older grandkids! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  59. Really like your super cool Santa card. Great use of Flower soft too.

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  60. I love your hilarious Santa card--so cool!

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  61. Great cards. My fave is the one with the embossed houses.

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  62. this release is so awesome, as are your cards. The groovy Santa is too much!

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  63. Love the cards and this release. Your Santa is super cute.

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  64. Great cards! Santa card made me think of ZZTops:) Must be the dark glasses, hee, hee:)

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  65. I love that Santa! Thank you for showing how versatile these stamp sets can be...not just for Christmas :)

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  66. Fabulous cards! That Santa cracks me up!

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  67. Fantastic cards. Love the Santa saw card!!!

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  68. Your cards are so much fun! I really love the Santa- I think he was talking to me! lol

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  69. wonderful cards and new release!

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  70. Great cards and great stamps and dies. Love it all.

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  71. Love this stamp set! The Santa card of yours is my fave. Thanks for sharing, and thanks for the chance to win!

    ~Ashley W
    proudusmcwife@gmail.com
    http://marinewifesscrappinlife.blogspot.com

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  72. Bokeh dots and Tis the Season are both on my list! Love your cards
    Thanks for sharing

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  73. Great cards! Gotta love that cool Santa!

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  74. What great cards! Love the Santa with the beard!

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  75. Cute! I really like that Santa!

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  76. Such cute card ideas. Love the new release and your creations.

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  77. That Santa face is so my favorite! I love how you used the jumbled lights to create a background, too!

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  78. Loved your creativity with these stamps. Nice to see them use in a unique way.

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  79. Super cute cards! That orange sky is just yummy :)

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  80. Beautiful cards!!! That SANTA set is my Favorite!!!

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  81. I really love your cards. I think the houses are lots of fun, and the trees and the Bokeh is good for any and all times of the year. Very nice.

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  82. I love the framing background in your Santa "saw that" card, and colors on the house cards are gorgeous!

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  83. Love how you used the lights as a background on the Santa card

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  84. watercolors. definitely going to dig them out. thanks for the motivation!

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  85. so excited to run across your blog!!! Your cards are just fabulous! Will be back again! Thanks!

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  86. Liked all the cards, the houses are too cute!

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  87. This release is so fun! Love your cards.

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  88. Love your use of the Bokek Dots! From Arlene D

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  89. Love your Tis the Season and your Little Houses cards! Super sweet!

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  90. Super fun and fantastic cards! I esp. love that Santa who saw that! LOL tfs hugs, Kristina

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  91. All these cards and stamps are awesome but I am in love with that Santa!

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  92. Love the way you used the lght set as a background on the Santa card - genius!

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  93. Great cards and what an awesome collection of stamps and dies.

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  94. Cute cards. Julie's new release is a WINNER!

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  95. Love your fun and creative cards, which are manageable for mass produce them for friends and family. Thanks

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  96. Great cards. I love what you did with the Bokeh dot set! So creative. Thank you for sharing!

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  97. Great cards! It's so much fun to see such creative ideas with these wonderful new products.

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  98. Chari, I love all of your cards, but that little Santa is just too stinking cute!!!

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  99. Cute cards and especially like the little houses!

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  100. Your cards are awesome, I really like this stamp set, actually I would like to own all of them. I better start that list for Santa !!

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  101. You always impress me mightily. Every one of these cards is a winner. Good idea on flower softing Santa and the last card you embossed with the Bokeh set is elegant.

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  102. Cute cards, cute, cute cards!

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  103. These cards are all fantastic!

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  104. i love how you used the christmas lights as a lacy background! I also love that last card. so elegant!

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  105. Love your cards! So elegant, trendy, and yet a little quirky!

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  106. Still laughing at that "cool" Santa saying, "Saw that."

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  107. Beautiful cards...love the little houses the most!

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  108. Love all the cards but your "Saw that -- Santa" just had a smile busting out all over my face.

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  109. Oh, these are so sweet. Especially love the first one with that cute Santa.

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  110. The Santa saw that made me giggle. Love it. Thank you for sharing your talent.

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  111. Love that Santa image, so darn fun. The sentiments in this set are adorable. Thanks for sharing your wonderful ideas with us and happy WCMD.

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  112. Chari, I love all your ideas for Julie's new stamps and dies. Thanks for sharing and for a chance to win a prize.

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  113. Gorgeous cards! I just love how you used the string of lights in that first card, so clever and the simple embossing on the last is just so elegant. LOVE the inking on that second card too!

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  114. Such Beautiful work! You always wow us, no matter the stamps, but I am more excited for this release than any other all season. Julie and EH worked some great magic in this premier release!

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  115. Great cards! I love the silhouette look on the watercolor background. Thanks for sharing.

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  116. Great samples made with a great new release. Thanks for the opportunity to comment and win.

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  117. Great cards! I really like that uber cool Santa and the other fun stamps in the set. Thanks for sharing your creativity, and Happy WCM Day!

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  118. Great cards. Love the bow on the tree. Very clever.

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  119. Your cards are so inspirational. Your twine touches are lovely!

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  120. Happy World Card-Making Day! I love your homestyle cards, and really, really like your bokeh card. The gold is brilliant on the dark background! Thanks for sharing!

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  121. Gorgeous!
    Fabulous ideas and inspiration.
    Hugz from Wisconsin, Patricia
    rubber stamping is my game blog

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  122. I love the card with the gold embossing! Such beautiful CAS and modern card!

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  123. LOVE the 'Saw That' card! Cards with a sense of humor are so much fun!

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  124. Great cards and release by Ellen & Julie!

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  125. Excellent cards Chari!! You used some of my favorite sets from this release! Thanks so much for sharing your ideas!

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  126. Fun and lovely cards.
    Love the Santa one!
    Carla from Utah

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  127. I really love the circle card with gold embossed on brown card stock. Beautiful. Thanks. Hope I win!

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  128. Your cards are gorgeous! I just love those Bokeh Dots circles embossed in gold.

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  129. Chari, great cards! I especially love the santa card, very fun! Thanks for sharing with us!

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  130. I love the cards you created, the whole collection is awesome!

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  131. I love your designs- great cards. This release is one of my faves.

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  132. What adorable cards! The Saw That Santa card is too cute! Thanks for the giveaway too!

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  133. That is a really clever Santa card.

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  134. Happy CardMaking Day! Amazing cards as always. I think my favorite is the bokeh style card. Love it!

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  135. Oh I really like your cards. Love how you did the background on the santa card and thecwatercolored cards are fantastic!

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  136. Love your cards to go with this amazing release!

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  137. Amazing cards. The last card is stunning. Terrific ideas.

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  138. Great cards. Thanks for charging.

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  139. You did a great job on your cards. This new stamp set is my favorite from the collection! It's so much fun!

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  140. Love love love these fun cards!

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  141. I really do love these little houses. And the Celebrate card is stunning.

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  142. Really cute cards. Like the watercolor effects.

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  143. Love the Santa card and your watercolor backgrounds. Thks for sharing.

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  144. Nice cards! the products are awesome!

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  145. Your celebrate card ade me think of New Year's, birthday, anniversary, etc. So many possibilities!

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  146. Very cute cards! I really like the celebrate card!

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  147. I love the way you used the Christmas lights in the first card :)

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  148. Happy WCMD! Love these cards and all of the new sets of stamps and dies from Ellen and Julie's debut release!

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  149. Love that Santa card! You have such talent. Happy WCMD!

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  150. That Santa card is adorable, yet I love the Celebrate card with the Bokeh stamps even more. The gold embossing is elegant!

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  151. Love your cards. Thank you for sharing.

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  152. Love that Santa and the background using the string of lights is so clever!

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  153. I just get a kick out of that santa image! He's so fun! You've put together some great cards.I have yet to try the Flower Soft but tis the season to try it:)

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  154. Love the santa card the most...way too cute!!!

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  155. Love all of your cards! There are a couple of people that came to mind when I saw your first Santa card...thanks so much for sharing!

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  156. That Santa card is just stinking cute! Thanks for a great giveaway.

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  157. LOL! That Santa card, love it!! Thanks for the inspiration and sharing your talent!

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  158. All your creations are so whimsical. Love them. I'm enjoying seeing all the products put to use. I'm particularly enamored of the boken and little houses sets. The Santa made me chuckle. What a release! How lucky you all are to have been given first dibs in using it to create such fun projects.

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  159. Wow. Great cards. Your second watercolor card with the "tone on tone" background trees really SPOKE to me. Gorgeous. Thanks. Love the fun of this stamp set.

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  160. Love all of your cards! Your watercoloring is amazing and that Santa is way too cute!

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  161. Wonderful cards! You've shown great ways to used the products. Julie came up with some awesome images!

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  162. Fabulous cards! Love the Bokeh Dots!!!

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  163. Great cards and a great new collection! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  164. These are all so awesome Chari, just love your work!!

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  165. Love the Santa saying...Saw that! LOL fun stamp set!

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  166. love that Santa and the words that go with it....so Julie

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  167. Oh my word! Love that SET! What FABULOUS cards!!!

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  168. I really like all of your cards, but the Bokeh dots card is amazing! So elegant!

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  169. What a great stamp set! thanks for sharing.

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  170. that first card is awesome! LOL

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  171. I love the brown and gold bokeh card.

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  172. Excellent use of those endearing trees and houses - gotta get me both!

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