Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Season of Givings Blog Hop {LOTS of Blogcandy}

Happy New Year! 2013 is going to be a GREAT year!! I just know it. Why not start it off with a fun, crafty post. I feel pretty lucky to be a part of this fantastic event and it's ALL FOR YOU!!! Latisha Yoast is the brain child behind this "pay it forward" blog hop. 

Welcome to the Seasons Givings Blog Hop!  This hop is going to be a little bit different, in the fact that every single person on the list below, is giving something away.  All you need to do, is go to their blog, and leave a comment.  Really, really easy. You can choose to stop by all of the participants or just some of them. Either way, whoever you stop by to see...just leave a comment and you could win their Blog Candy.   

Now grab a cup of coffee, or tea, or maybe some hot chocolate, whatever your favorite is, and start hopping.  

Here is to starting off the year 2013 in a fun way!


Today, I have an ALM card to share. She's one of the newest gals to join the MFT family and the stamp set is called, You're My Cup of Tea. I cut out some Rectangle Stax 1 & 2, one in Natural cs and the other with x-press Blending cs. I stamped her onto the  x-press  Blending cs layer and then colored her up with Copics. I gave pleats a try on her skirt. I still need some practice, but I'm pretty proud of myself. I've also added lots of shading and even gave her giant mug some polka dots (just dabbed on my colorless Blender). 


The sketch is this month's MFT Guest Designer contest. Check out all the details HERE...but in a nut shell, play along, create something FANTASTIC using this sketch AND you could be our next Guest Designer and win $200 worth of product!

Here's the sketch:

Here are a few detail shots of my the embellies I created.(All links are listed below!) LOVE the Layered Rose and Royal Leaves Die-namics. I topped it with a Natural Button (to match the Natural cs I used on my layers) and some hemp twine that I custom dyed (colored with an R15 Copic marker). 


And of course, I tucked in a couple of Fishtail Flags (Original and the Layers) Stax Die-namics. They look great layered up like that.

All of my edges were touched with a good sponging of Tea Dye Ink. 

There is a FUN and BIG announcement over on the MFT Blog today....be sure to hop on over there to read all about it. 


OK, enough chit chat....There is a ton to see and WIN today. Off you go. Good Luck and don't forget to comment. 

Here's what you could win from me (it's all NEW and unused product that I would love to send your way). It's a mix of MFT and Unity Stamp Co. product. 

You have until Tuesday Jan. 8 at Noon (EST) to leave a comment. I will post a winner on Wednesday, Jan.9, 2013!

Lisa Henke <----YOU ARE HERE

contest is now closed! thanks so much for stopping by and leaving such kind words. I will be posting the winner later today. Thank-you!

Thanks so much. 





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507 comments:

  1. Gorgeous creation!
    Thanks for the generous prize!
    Happy New Year and thanks for the
    chance!
    Michelle Looi
    scraposition@gmail.com

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  2. Happy New Year!

    Thanks for the chance to win! The card is so sweet!

    May 2013 brings everyone good health and happiness!

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  3. Great card design. Nice coloring, and layers. Thanks for sharing. Have a Blessed 2013!

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  4. Your card is fabulous! I love the colors you used! Thank you fir the chance to win such a great prize.

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  5. thanks for your part in the blog hop! This is so much fun! Your card is beautiful -love the layers. I suck at layers. :D Have a happy and safe new year!

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  6. love your card !!! Happy New Year Thanks for the chance !!!

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  7. Amazing coloring on your card! Wow! Thank you for the opportunity to win incredible stamps!!!! :)

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  8. Beautiful card! I love the way you put the dots on the cup and the flower is gorgeous. I would love to win these stamps, thanks for the opportunity :)

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  9. Love your cards! Thanks for the opportunity! Happy New Year!

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  10. Lovely cards! Thanks for a chance to win! Happy New Year!

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  11. Love that stamp and your card! Thank you for a chance to win the goodies.

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  12. Great card and generous prize package. I'd love to win that!

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  13. Great card Lisa - I wish I was good at making feminine flirty cards like this. I hope you and your family have a happy & healthy 2013!
    ~ Meredith

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  14. Absolutely adorable! Thanks for the inspiration and chance. Happy new year!

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  15. Thank you for ending 2012 with a fun hop. Love your ideas and give away opportunity.

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  16. Love MFT's Tea Cup and your use of copics. Thanks for sharing, Happy New Year

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  17. All your cards are stunning. Happy New Year.

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  18. Beautiful Card!

    Thank you for the chance to win Season's Giveaway.

    * * * Happy New Year * * *

    Becky

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  19. I LOVE your blog, and that card is exquisite! Thank you for doing this!

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  20. Beautiful card. Thanks for the chance to win some awesome goodies. Happy New Year to you and yours.

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  21. Very sweet card, thank you for sharing it and the chance to win. Have a Happy New Year.

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  22. That is beautiful work. Thanks for the chance to win such a wonderful prize.

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  23. What a great card. Your coloring looks fantastic. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  24. such fun hop to start the new year off!

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  25. I had so much fun looking thru your Blog! Love the card--these designs are great. Thanks for the chance to win such a great package!

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  26. That card is adorable :)
    Thanks for the giveaway and Happy New Year!

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  27. Wishing you a Happy New Year, and a big thank you for the chance to win!

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  28. Beautiful card! Happy New Year and Thanks!

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  29. Oh my gosh is that a cute card! That huge cup is hilarious!! Happy new year and thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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  30. I really like your "Cup of Thanks" card - so darling and embellished beautifully too. What a fabulous and fun idea to start off 2013 with these wonderful giveaways! Good Luck everyone ... and HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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  31. Fantastic card! I definitely need to put that alamode on my wish list. Awesome giveaway too. Happy New Year.

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  32. Fun card!! Fantastic giveaway, thanks for the opportunity to win! Happy New Year.

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  33. she is a cutie! thanks
    Happy New Year!
    Holly

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  34. Nice card! I love the stitching!

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  35. lovely card I love MFT but have never tried any of their stamps yet (quite new and learning a lot) thanks for sharing with us and Happy New Year

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  36. lovely card I love MFT but have never tried any of their stamps yet (quite new and learning a lot) thanks for sharing with us and Happy New Year

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  37. I will come back to your blog and browse among your lovely cards

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  38. Awesome card! Thanks for the chance to win and Happy New Year!

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  39. Happy New Year and thanks for the chance!

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  40. Gorgeous card! Happy New Year!

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  41. Happy New Year and thank you for this opportunity

    Blessings,
    Kathleen

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  42. Happy New Year! Gorgeous card. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  43. Love your card. I just got the fishtail dies; thanks for the inspiration! Happy New Year!

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  44. Wonderful card...that rose is beautiful!!! Thanks for the chance to win, and Happy NEw Year!

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  45. now that's my size of coffee cup. Beautiful card - very soft looking. Happy New year and thanks for offering your blog candy.

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  46. Your card is absolutely amazing! And your giveaway is awesome, too!

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  47. Gorgeous card. I love these colors. Thank you so much for showing it to us and a very happy new year to you.

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  48. Great giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win. Happy New Year!

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  49. Very pretty card...love all the gorgeous details...and I think you did a fab job on the Copics...I am just learning them myself...for the last year...lol!!

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  50. Eileen L. said..

    What a cute card, love the image and colors, who wouldn't love it. Thanks for a chance to win. Happy New Year. EileenL211@sbcglobal.net

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  51. Love your card, I need to whip up a bunch of thank you cards. Thank you for the chance to win a fab package!

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  52. Great prize package. Happy New Year!

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  53. Love this card and colors. HNY!

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  54. Love those background colors. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  55. Happy New Year Lisa
    thanks for a chance to win some fun new goodies ;)

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  56. seriously cute card Lisa...love the colors, patterns and layers! Happy New year!

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  57. Love, love, love this card! Thanks for the chance to win. Happy New Year!!!!

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  58. A Happy New Year'2013 to you. Thanks for this opportunity to win. I've not been blogging for quite a while due to PC issues. Hope to get back soon.

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  59. Too cute image and love the sketch design. Thanks for a chance to win and your generosity. Happy New Year.

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  60. Wonderful card and great coloring!

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  61. Wonderful items...you're very generous!!...not sure i'm allowed to enter for the chance to win these as i'm in the UK!!

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  62. WOw!! Lovely card!! Love the flower!!

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  63. Adorable card - love all the MFT girls! Happy New Year and thanks for the opportunity to win some great stamping goodies!!

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  64. Happy New Year!! Beautiful card!! Thanks for the opportunity.

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  65. Fun goodies! Thank you for a chance to win!

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  66. Lovely card. Thanks for sharing. Happy New Year!

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  67. Happy New Year and thanks for the chance to win such fab prizes, I absolutely love MFT crafty stuff :o) x

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  68. What a fun card - I love the accents you added to your card with the pleats, the mug, the flagged pennant. Happy New Year!

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  69. Love the fun card, would be great for my sister. Thanks for the Blogcandy I'd love to win. Happy & safe New Year.

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  70. What a neat card to send to a friend for a little get together! Thanks for the opportunity to win such great prizes!

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  71. amazing card! so much lovely detail to it. Thanks for being part of this fun blog hop and for the fantastic giveaway. Happy New Year.

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  72. Pretty card! Happy New Year! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  73. your card is so cute, great coloring!!!! and what a fabulous prize!!! awesome! happy new year!! :)

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  74. What a FAB card! Great prize---would love this!

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  75. Great give away! One day at a time, may you and yours have everything you need for a blessed and happy New Year!

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  76. Great "BIG" blog hop and candy. Happy New Year

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  77. What a gorgeous card!! I love the pretty colors!! And such a generous giveaway!! Thanks for a chance to win!! Happy New Year :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  78. Love your card. Thanks for chance to win. Happy New Years.

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  79. She is so darn sweet Lisa! Love the flower and pretty new MME papers. :)

    Hugs~

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  80. Gorgeous card!!! Thanks for the chance to win! ~Happy New Year!~

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  81. Beautiful card, awesome coloring and great giveaway too!

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  82. Thanks for the chance to win all of this awesome goodness! I love your card and style.

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  83. Perfect card to feast my eyes on as I hop and enjoy my first cup of tea of the day (and year!).

    Happy New Year!

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  84. such a pretty card...Happy New Year!

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  85. adorable card. thanks for the chance to win!

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  86. Oh I love your card! I'm working on coloring and WOW are you good at it!!! Happy 2013!

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  87. Wonderful card, really great and also an awesome candy here too, thanks for the chance.

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  88. Love your card.Thanks for a chance to win.

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  89. GORGEOUS card!!! AMAZING colors and coloring! And what a fun prize! Happy New Year to you!!!

    housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com
    www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

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  90. Wow!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    Happy New Year!

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  91. Oh what yummy goodies you are giving away!!! It was fun to see your name on the hop list!!!! I enjoy following you during teaser time!!! Thanks for offering such a fabulous giveaway! Wishing you success and happiness in 2013!!!

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  92. Awesome card. Thanks for the chance

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  93. I love this card!! The paper is so gorgeous and the layout is fabulous. Super cute image. I adore MFT.

    Those are some awesome goodies. I would love for you to send them my way too. lol Thanks so much for the chance to win them. Happy New Year!

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  94. What a lovely and cute card and amazing goodies,Thanks for sharing and Happy 2013 to you:)))

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  95. Such a sweet card - cute design and excellent coloring!

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  96. I love the sweet card! thank you and happy 2013!

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  97. What an adorable card. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  98. Great card. What a great giveaway as well. Happy New year

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  99. What a darling card! Thanks for the chance to win such a wonderful prize package! Happy New Year!!

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  100. Loved your card with so much detail. Also loved sewing on your card. Beautiful.

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  101. Thanks for the chance to win! Happy New Year! Beautiful card!

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  102. What a great prize package for someone (hopefully me)

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  103. Great card - lovin' that flower stack die ... swoon - and hop! I'd love to give your blog candy collection a new home; thanx for both the inspiration and blog candy opp!

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  104. Great card. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  105. super cute card....great giveaway

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  106. Happy New Year! What a great way to start 2013!

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  107. Oh wow! Your card is gorgeous!! Great coloring! Thanks for the chance at this awesome prize!! Happy new year!

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  108. What a fantastic ard and great give away! Thanks for a chance to win and Happy New Year!

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  109. Love the colors and embellishments

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  110. Great card and awesome giveaway package. Thanks

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  111. Fabulous Card, awesome coloring. Thanks for a chance at this wonderful prize. Have a Happy New Year!:)

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  112. Wow. The detail on your card is amazing...thanks so much for sharing! And for the chance to win :)

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  113. I am loving this blog hop. Such a beautiful card. happy New Years!

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  114. Happy New Year !
    2013 my year to step outside of my crafting comfort & try something new !

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  115. total cuteness...

    Happy New Year and thanks for the chance to win!

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  116. Gorgeous card! I love this sketch. Great prize pack.

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  117. What a gorgeous card. I really need to remember to ink my edges...it makes a huge a impact in the end product. Thanks for the reminder and the chance to win your goodie package. Best wishes for a wonderful 2013!

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  118. Love the card! So fun! Happy New Year!

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  119. Beautiful card, have a wonderful new year!

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  120. Oh my goodness, so cute, I love all the stitching, something that I have not done on my projects. Thanks for sharing your talent and the awesome giveaway.

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  121. Happy New Year! thanks for the chance to win this fabulous prize.

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  122. What a cute card! Love the stamp. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  123. Happy Blessed 2013! What a super cute and sweet card! Thanks for a chance to win!-Leesa Berry

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  124. BEAUTIFUL card! Love your colors and the layout, really spectacular! There's just something so wonderful about stitching on a card--I vow to do more of that on my creations this year, thanks so much for the inspiration! Happy New Year!

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  125. Since I'm a coffee lover, I see such cute items for making cards. Great hop and prizes. Thanks.

    Jan Douglas
    Florida

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  126. Happy New Year Lisa. Adore your card. The colors, the details, the layering, the embellishments, the coloring.......fabulous! Thanks for the chance to win your great giveaway package.

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  127. Love how you layered these awesome papers for this card. Gorgeous.

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  128. Love the look of this card. Very smart. Happy New Year.

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  129. Your card is FAB and your giveaway is very generous! Blessings to you in the new year!

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  130. Awesome little card. Love all the elements. Also awesome prize package, would love to win it. Thanks so much for participating in this super fun hop. And Happy New Year!

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  131. I always think of my coffee as a warm morning hug. Love the card.

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  132. Love the card...Thanks for the Sketch...I'm gonna try and use it and see what pops out of my crazy mind :)
    Happy New Years :0)

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  133. Nice giveaway! Thanks for a chance to win !

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  134. That little bit of dimension adds so much!

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  135. Great card and very fun. Thanks for the opportunity to win and happy new year to you!

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  136. Love you card, especially the flower with the twine. Very Pretty !

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  137. What a sweet card, and what a sweet givaway package, Lisa!

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  138. whoa nelly, cute card and lots of fun goodies in your prize! thanks for the chance!

    Happy new year to you! :)

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  139. Happy New Year! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  140. Wonderful card! So much detail without being busy! Thanks for your inspiration and the chance to win such a great gift.
    Happy New Year!
    Sue Brailey

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  141. Love your creation! Thanks for the inspiration and a great giveaway!!!

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  142. What a pretty card and great use of all those dies! Thanks for the chance to win some goodies and Happy New Year!

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  143. Thanks for the giveaway. Happy New Year!

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  144. Love your work...especially your card from the December 30 posting! Thank you for sharing!

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  145. Really cute card! Excited for this prize pack &thanks for the chance to win! Happy 2013!

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  146. Awesome card! Happy New Year - and thanks for the chance to win the great prize package!

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  147. What an awesome prize pack. Darling card, too.
    Thanks and have a fabulously creative new year.

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  148. Fabulous giveaway package, I love Unity Stamp Co. products! Happy New Year!

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  149. Cute card! This year I want to be much more organized.

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  150. Happy new Year! What a great way to start!

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  151. Beautiful card. I love all those stitches and your coloring is wonderful. Happy New Year.

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  152. Nice card, Lisa. Great coloring.

    Thanks for the chance to win

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  153. Great card! Thanks for the chance! Happy New Year!

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  154. Great attention to detail on your card! Very pretty. Wishing you a very Happy New Year!

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  155. Love your card. Thanks so much for the give-away! I love dies!

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  156. Fantastic card AND a fantastic giveaway, too! You are SO generous. Happy New Year! :D

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  157. Great coloring, your card is fabulous!! What a great way to start off the new year, loaded up on inspiration and a chance to win some yummy candy, thanks!!

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  158. What a sweet prize package! Happy New Year to all.

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  159. Stunning card. Happy New Year.

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  160. Gorgeous card! Love the layered elements!

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  161. Wish you a Very Happy New Year..
    Beautiful card..and I dont have any MFT stamps..Thanks a lot for the chance to win this lovely goodies..

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  162. Beautiful card. And a great collection of goodies. Thanks so much for the chance to win. Happy New Year!

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  163. Love your style. Wish I could achieve something similar. I'll just have to keep checking in!

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  164. Love your card a latte! Thanks for the opportunity to win so many fabulous goodies! Happy new year!

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  165. Fun card (<3 the sentiment!!!) Thanks so much for sharing and thanks for the chance to win!

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  166. Tea for me! Love this card with all its lovely layers. Happy New Year greetings to you.

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  167. Lovely card. I like your pleats on her skirt and the pretty flower.
    thanks for the giveaway.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  168. Love all the stamps, looks like a fun giveaway. Happy New Year.

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  169. super cute card, Lisa!! Happy New Year! XO

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  170. I'm diggin' how you rocked her skirt and the dirt/sand. Wow!!!

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  171. LOVE your card and MTF is one of my favorite companies. Thanks for a chance to win some new goodies. TFS

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  172. Great card, love all the layers. Wish I could stitch as well. Thanks for the chance to win the blog candy.

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  173. great card and detail!! thanks for the fun day you and the others planned for us crafty types!!

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  174. Wow, this is so much fun, after somedays without crafting. Thanks for the chance to win some candy! I love your work!! :) Happy New Year!

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  175. Very nice card! I love MFT! HAPPY New Year!

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  176. I think you did a great job! I'm new with Copic's but boy am I loving it!

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  177. Cute card! Her skirt looks great! Happy New Year!

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  178. What an adorable card!! And...MFT products in your candy!!!!! Happy New Year Lisa!!

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  179. Wow! Would love to win this package!

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  180. Beautiful card! I love the use of patterned papers you so cleverly combined! Thanks for the opportunity to win some awesome gifts!

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  181. Super creative card! Happy 2013!

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  182. Great card and coloring. Thanks.

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  183. Thank you for being a part of the hop and for the opportunity to win!

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  184. Beautiful card. Happy New Year!

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  185. Happy New Year everyone!Thanks for a chance to win fun stuff!

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  186. Lovely coloring! Happy New Year :)

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  187. What an amazing prize pkg!
    Happy New Year.

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  188. Love your card and prize package. How generous.

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  189. Love the card! I wish I would have had that stamp for my Christmas thank you notes. It so cute.

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  190. Adorable card- love the large cup.

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Thanks so much for your kind and supportive words. I appreciate each of you taking the time to leave some love. Have a great day!