Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Scrapy Land Challenge #13 - Anything Goes

Happy Wednesday!! I hope you are having a wonderful first week of March!! I seem to be keeping to my one post a week schedule. I am actually doing more crafting, but I'm hoping to set up a booth at a local craft fair in May, so I'm stocking up, and that's taking up my blogging time. It would be my first craft show, so I'd love any tips or tricks from anyone who has been to craft fairs before :)


It's time for a new challenge at Scrapy Land and it's everyone's favorite - anything goes using a brand of die that Scrapy Land carries (there are over 40 brands!!). I have a couple of spring-y birthday cards to share with you today.


I used Prima papers for both cards. The papers for this one are from the Something Blue stack. The edges were distressed with a Zutter DIA and I stitched the layers together.


I used a La La Land Diamond Wire die for the background - love this one!! The butterfly is a Memory Box Darla die, covered in Sugar Coating. The sentiment banner is a Taylored Expressions Banner Stacklets 1 Die. The sentiment is from My Creative Time's Springtime in Paris set and it eas heat embossed with snow embossing powder. For the flowers, I used Memory Box Botanical Stems and Tender Leaves dies to tuck among the blooms. Poppystamps Stitched Buttons were used on the bows.


I used the same dies on this card, just different placement. I am entering these in the following challenges:

1) Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Special Lady/Girly
2) DL.Art - March Linky
3) Little Scrap Pieces - Show It Off Saturday
4) Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything Goes
5) Card Mania Challenge - Spring
6) Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
7) The Shabby Tea Room - Pop of Pink / Photo Inspiration
8) Sentimental Sundays - Anything Goes w/Sentiment
9) The Ribbon Girl - Add Flowers
10) My Sheri Crafts - Welcome Spring
11) Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
12) Design Team Showcase - Anything Goes


Now it's your turn!! Head on over to Scrapy Land to see the amazing projects my design team sisters have created for today's challenge!! Then link up your project using a brand of die that Scrapy Land carries!! I can't wait to see what you create :)

87 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness Lisa, your cards are breath taking. I LOVE all the flowers. Wow, wow, wow! If my birthday was anywhere near, I'd definitely call dibs on one of these. lol Seriously, whoever receives these cards is very lucky, because they are stunning and I am sure they will treasure them forever.
    Hugs! xx

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  2. Beautiful as ever Lisa and the pink one would be my favorite one. It looks really pretty with all the layers and I love those flowers Cxx

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  3. These cards are beyond gorgeous. I don't think there is a word to describe their beauty! Outstanding!
    You always inspire me, Lisa!

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  4. What lovely cards! The second card really speaks to me; all the pretty flowers you have used on both your cards really add to their beauty. I think spring!

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  5. Oh, my gosh Lisa! More wonderful works of art for us to feast our eyes on! You will surely do well at your craft fair with stunning work like that! Good luck! Have a good day/evening! Hazel xx

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  6. WOW Lisa!! These cards are beautiful!!!! Love all the flowers... love these cards!!! Have a great day, my friend.
    Gerda

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  7. WOW absolutely stunning Lisa!!!! You are awesome with your design and color coordination my friend! These cards are gorgeous, love all the beautiful flowers!!! And good luck with your first craft show!!!
    Hugs,
    Jo
    xox

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  8. Wow wow wow - love love love everything - absolutely stunning my friend thanks for sharing!!!

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  9. Lisa, how is it possible that you can keep coming up with ever-more incredibly designed garden scenes? These are sooo beautiful! I imagine your soul must look something like these cards - so beautiful and full! The textures, distressing, stitching -- all amazing! hugs, de

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  10. Lisa, how is it possible that you can keep coming up with ever-more incredibly designed garden scenes? These are sooo beautiful! I imagine your soul must look something like these cards - so beautiful and full! The textures, distressing, stitching -- all amazing! hugs, de

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  11. Wow !! both your cards are just absolutely gorgeous ..so many beautiful details and colors and your floral arrrangement is just exquisite ..Love love love this :)

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  12. Oh Lisa!! These cards are absolutely stunning and so elegant! Your cards are always so elegant! That La La Land die is going right into my shopping cart right now!! Love all the layers and details you put on your cards!

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  13. These cards are absolute beauty !! loaded with gorgeous blooms and shabby details ! All the Best in advance for your first craft fair !

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  14. Wow, wow, wow, breathtakingly gorgeous! What a thrill it would be to be the recipient of one of these beautiful creations!

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  15. Oh wow!!!! Just gorgous both!! Love the embossing background and all the layers and textures!! Beautiful colours and flowers, too! Great work, amazing!

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  16. These are absolutely stunning! You are a true artist, really these are works of art!

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  17. Oh my goodness Lisa - these are stunning! I now have to have that Diamond Wire background die! There are so many fabulous details on both of these. I know you'll sell out at your craft fair. I wish I had some tips for you, but I haven't done one.

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  18. Absolutely gorgeous. I love all the layers and the distressing, and the flowers remind me of a spring garden!!

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  19. Oh my Lisa, these cards are simply stunning!! I love that background die you have used, so awesome!! I thought at first it was an embossing folder. lol Then I read on and saw that it was a die. Love it! Of course I love anything you do!! I've never done a craft fair either, but I can't imagine that you will have any problem selling what you make my friend. Good luck!! Hugs, Brenda

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  20. These flowery cards are as beautiful as ever, Lisa. I love all the colorful flowers and the background die is awesome! Best of luck with your "fair", I'm sure you will do well.
    Mindy

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  21. Wow, these are so fabulous! I love how they are loaded up with flowers - so pretty! You have the most beautiful papers, and I would love to see your awesome die collection! Good luck with the craft fair - I know you will do very well! Have not done this myself so I have no advice.

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  22. Every time I see a new creation of yours, I just gasp. Seriously they are SOOO so lovely. This is shabby chic at its very finest. I am going to try my first craft fair next month, too, (hopefully) and I've been so nervous about it. You'll have to let me know how it goes! I've been doing all sorts of research, but have no practical experience to give you, sozzy!

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  23. this card is so gourgeous just love it beautiful work as always my friend. hugs

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  24. Springtime cards are so pretty. The Diamind Wire Die looks great over pretty patterned paper. These cards are beautiful. Gorgeous cards, like the ones you make will sell well. How exciting for you to be in a craft fair. I wish I lived by you so I could see your creations in person.

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  25. Talk about stunning! The flower arrays are gorgeous. I especially like the shabbiness of the pink card. Two beauties. I've never done a craft show. I wish you luck and look forward to hearing how it went.

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  26. WOW! Such GORGEOUS flowers!! Yes, I am a flower girl! LOL and I ADORE the BEAUTIFUL butterflies..Yes I am a butterfly girl as well. The are both outrageously BEAUTIFUL!!!
    I am super happy to hear about your craft fair, which I know you will do GREAT!!
    Everything that you create is FABULOUS!
    Have a wonderful day my friend,
    M'
    Crafting With Creative M

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  27. Nothing to say about these cards but STUNNING!!!! Love the papers, the butterflies and all the gorgeous flowers. Who ever receives these cards are very lucky. How exciting, your first craft fair. I have not done one in years and when I did it was with quilts and country decor items. I know you will do great my friend as everything you create is a Masterpiece.
    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥
    ♥ Nana's Rag Quilts ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks ♥
    ♥ Silhouette Challenges ♥

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  28. Wowzers! What stunning cards!! Absolutely gorgeous!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

    hugs...
    Melissa

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  29. These are so so so so beautiful!!!! I love all the slowers and the shabbliness!!!

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  30. These are both Stunning Lisa I love all the flowers
    Kevin xx

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  31. hi Lisa -these are really beautiful cards - they are remind me of a beautiful spring day, I haven't done any craft sales but your cards are so lovely that I have no doubt yours will be very successful :)

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  32. I tell ya what..... If these are the crafts your selling.... then you'll sell out quick!!! They Are GORGEOUS Lisa! Simply Gorgeous! I just love all those beautiful flowers... they look so fresh and spring-y.... You put such amazing details on each piece! I'm in awe of your work! :) I plan on doing a few craft shows myself this year... Never did any before either.... But I thought I would try my hand at it..... You'll do amazingly I'm sure... Just make sure you put everything out, so they'll see it all and have the prices already on everything... that's what I was told... You'll be fine... :)
    Have a great week! :)

    Theresa

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  33. Your cards are so so pretty.
    I love all of the layers and that embossing folder … beautiful.
    Good luck with your craft show :)

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  34. You may be only posting once a week, but you still make my jaw drop with each and every post! I really just run out of adjectives when commenting on your cards. I know I use "gorgeous" an awful lot but it just seems to be the perfect word for you work ♥
    Good luck with your Craft Fair. I haven't been to one in such a long time. I grew up going to them because my Mama sold her smocking in them for years and years. Sure miss seeing all the wonderful handmade goodies at those shows. I'm sure everyone will be amazed at your beautiful work!

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  35. So, so pretty!!! The flowers, the colours, the butterflies! Good luck with your craft show! Im am sure they will love your beautiful work!

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  36. Very lovely card, the stitching and embossing look amazing! All of the flowers are just gorgeous! Best of luck with your craft show, I've never done a craft show but I'm sure your creations will shine! Have a great week!

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  37. A wonderful flower garden on this pretty card. Love the embossing on the background, and the texture of those butterflies. Good luck with your 1st craft show, hope you can get all your supplies ready for the booth! It's hard to keep up with posting, commenting, and still handle all the other life things that need to get done. And you still enter so many challenges! WTGo. Love this lovely spring card. Just what we need in this dreary winter. TFS & Hugs

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  38. Lisa, your cards are absolutely amazing! Wow, the papers are so pretty! I am loving the diamond wire background and the beautiful butterfly! The cluster of flowers are so gorgeous! What a stunning design....both of these are fabulous!

    I hope you are having a great week! I hope the weather has been a bit better for you...I hate the freezing rain, makes it hard to go out and do anything! We got 6 inches of snow yesterday! It actually was kind of fun since it's been so long since we have had any measurable amounts! My hubby is getting ready to leave on a big Canada trip on Saturday so busy, busy, baking some yummy things for them to take with:)
    Have a great evening!
    Sherrie K

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  39. Both cards are gorgeous! Best wishes for the craft fair. You're work is amazing!

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  40. These are both amazing! How exciting to be preparing for your first craft show! I bet you sell a ton! Your work is like no other. I love the beautiful flowers and the stitching you did!!! So much work resulting in a brilliant design! Hope you have a blessed day :)

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  41. Wow! Your cards are amazing and your attention to details always blows me away Lisa!
    I wish you tons of success for the craft show and I'm sure your talent will just shine through...

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  42. Oh my goodness. This is the most beautiful project I have seen today. A very special keepsake and I thank you for sharing this with us over at Crafting from the Heart. Sue DT x

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  43. Glad to see that you linked these gorgeous cards up this week in the challenge!!!!
    Hugs,
    Jo
    xox

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  44. Good luck with your craft shows. Your cards are so gorgeous. Loving all those flowers. TFS and joining us at Jo's for Funday Friday.

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  45. I often feel like I repeat myself over and over when I visit your blog, Lisa. Could you be any more talented my friend? Oh my stars these are absolutely fantastic. I have tried to mimic your style of flower arranging on cards and it never compares. You inspire me constantly though...thank you for sharing and best of luck as you do your first show. People can be finicky at those things so just go and have fun, meet people and listen to everyone swoon over your work. Have a happy day today!

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  46. Two stunning creations!! Fabulous layers and papers. Those flower sprays look amazing. You will sell out at the craft fair! TFS

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  47. Two stunners!!! WOW! Both are so beautiful and elegant looking. Gorgeous!
    Lynn

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  48. Lisa, these cards are both stunning!! TFS :)

    Michelle
    Purple Monkey Moments

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  49. Lisa, Both of the cards are more them stunning. I just love all the layers and those stunning flowers. Everything is just gorgeous.
    Hugs, Pat/♥

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  50. I am truly amazed how you continue to create truly magnificent creations my friend !!!!! Lisa you are sooo talented , and gifted with the ability to create touching, inspiring and beautiful projects !!!!
    Hugs,
    Mayra

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  51. Oh my Lisa, you really outdid yourself of these beauties!! The are truly stunning! I love the way you did the wire die, it gave such a cool dimension yet such a softness! The lovely floral sprays looks so beautiful on them. Amazing ;)

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  52. Oh Lisa, I feel like every time I pop over to your blog I'm speechless. These are just so beautiful! That's great news about the craft fair...I can only imagine what people will say. Good luck to you my friend although I don't think you need any luck!

    Have a SUPER day tomorrow as I'm sure you'll see this in the morning :)
    Shelly

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  53. Wow Lisa, stunners!! Both are gorgeous and I couldn't choose one if I had too!! I am adding the diamond die to my order today because of you..thanks, I think! Such pretty details and the flowers, I need those too..lol!! Good luck with the show, I was wondering what has happened to you..I should check into a show or two here, as I have a ton of paper creations it seems!! Hope you will post some of your "show" creations, too!!

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  54. Wow that is a beautiful card :) Thank you for joining us in our Funday Friday challenge this week.

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  55. Gorgeous cards! Love all the beautiful embellishments and papers! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

    Glenda's Cards

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  56. Oh my -- these are both simply STUNNING, Lisa!!! Thank you so very much for sharing their beauty with us @ My Sheri Crafts!!!

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  57. Sumptious - that's the description that comes to mind!

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  58. Lisa such a beautiful display of gorgeousness here, both cards are so pretty with all of those super wonderful flowers.xx..Have a lovely weekend.
    aNNie.xx
    {The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}

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  59. These are GORGEOUS!! Love all the beautiful details!

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  60. Oh my goodness, Lisa, these are absolutely stunning! Those soft, subtle colors, the layers, the flowers! GORGEOUS!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  61. Absolutely Beautiful Lisa..Wow! The soft colours, the gorgeous flower clusters, love it all!

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  62. truly beautiful - love the flower arrangements, so pretty! Thanks for joining in with the Ribbon Girl Card Challenge - best of luck! Mary x

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  63. Hello, lovely Lisa! Check out the Ribbon Girl Blog - you are the winner!!!! Congratulations and well deserved! http://ribbongirls.blogspot.ca/2015/03/winner-of-ribbon-irl-march-card.html

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  64. Lisa, your cards are exquisite, and absolute work of art! I just love the beautiful papers and those flowers are gorgeous! I am sure you will do very well at the craft show.
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  65. OMGosh these are both beautiful -- I love the distressed look I need to get that tool are you happy with it? I just love that look I want to try my hand at it. Hope you are having a great weekend my friend.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes MARCH Linky Party. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com

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  66. Lisa this must take you forever to work on your beautiful creations. Every little flower and details is perfectly placed! You will do amazing at your booth and I can't wait to hear about it! Sorry I have been absent. I get behind when they call off school. I've seriously lost count how many days they have had to use this year. I know they are dangerously close to using up their allotment. I am hoping last week was the last of it.

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  67. OMGosh! both cards are frigging amazing! they are so so pretty with all the layered distressed papers, flowers and all! OH MY!

    Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays Challenge...

    Sandy S
    SSDT

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  68. Both of your cards are just gorgeous. You have arranged your beautiful flowers all so perfectly.

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  69. Lisa these cards are so beautiful they could be the "Bride's" Floral Bouquet. Creative Bliss Dear...

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  70. This is gorgeous I love it so beautiful you must win something at those challenges
    Good luck
    Bibiana

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  71. WOWZERS, these are gorgeous and look at the cluster of all those beautiful flowers, gasp:) TFS
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  72. Oh, Lisa, these really do scream SPRING! :)

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  73. OMGosh these are so beautiful! Love the diamond wire and the fabulous flowers. Stunning.

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  74. Such gorgeous layering and texture! Thank you so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week :)

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  75. Stunning, beautiful, inspiring these are all of these !!!!!
    Hugs,
    Mayra

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  76. Ooooh....how exciting to prepare for a craft fair! I'm sure everything will sell out pretty quickly! These are gorgeous! I so want that wire die!

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  77. OMG! All these cards are gorgeous!

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  78. My tip for your craft show: do not under sell yourself. Set your price and stick to it. The only time I made an exception is if someone buys a lot - I might round the number.

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  79. Gorgeous layering and textures. Thanks for entering Design Team Showcase.

    Kim
    Design Team Showcase
    {Craftisan Studios}

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  80. Wonderfu creation! I love background and these beautiful flowers"!
    Thanks for playingat Card Mania Challeneg.
    Ileanaxx

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  81. You must own a million flowers...these are spectacular!

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  82. Such a sweet card! Thanks for joining in Card Mania Challenge

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  83. Both cards are absolutely breathtaking!!! Love the flower arrangements on both, they are just perfect!!! I can never arrange flower to look so beautiful, I keep studying your arrangements to try to make something like that...not trying to copy, just to figure out how to combine them...I need probably at least couple more years of practice...

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