Sunday, June 15, 2014

June Stampede with Mama Elephant


Hello Everyone....I have an exciting news to share. I am Guest Designing at Mama Elephant's June 2014 Released....Cool right?  I am sure I am not the only one waiting for this release. This month is one of my favorite since now that they have released another installment of these cute little people. I am sure you guys will fall in-love with and super adorable I must say with the matching creative cuts to boot :)

Remember the release is now live and available for purchase in the store.

For my Stampede project I used the new IN MY HEART and BOUNTIFUL BLESSINGS stamp set.

First let me share with you how I created my scene for this wonderful stamp images.

  

1. To begin my panel I drew my own image tree on a watercolor paper, I first just started with the outline, using the Distress Marker Vintage Photo.
2. Once the outline is done, I then thicken the branches here and there on the tree. I also underlined the ground (just a guide to make it straight) I also added some Distress Marker here in there using the brush tip of the Crushed Olive.

 

3. Next, I used two kinds of brush tip to get my watercolor going. I used one fine tip and rounder tip to watercolor the tree and the ground. I got these brushes at my local Micheals store :). just in case you are interested *wink*.
4. Once the ground the and tree is finished. I then added some tiny flowers and leaves that are included on the  BOUNTIFUL BLESSINGS. These tiny flowers and leaves are just perfect complement on any add-ons you would like to include on your projects.


5. In this scene I finished adding my flowers and leaves here and there using the Distress Markers Crushed Olive and Worn Lipstick.
6. On this scene if you can see the ground at the bottom of the flowers I add some brown lines using the Distress Marker Vintage Photo, (This this will help create a hint of brown once I start to add the water to resemble the dirt from the ground).

  

7. Next I first added the water at the bottom of the flowers to create a brown that resembles the dirt on my scene.
8. I then added the water on the flowers to give that watercolor looking that I am going for.



On this picture you can see that I also added some water on the tree leaves and flowers to matched the watercolor scene :). I also stamped the tiny flowers everywhere on the panel, as if to look like the flowers had fallen from the tree because of the wind.

The butterflies that you see is also from the stamp set IN MY HEART. I used the distress marker  to color in the butterfly before stamping. The sentiment is also from the same set,  I popped the sentiment using foam dots.


The tiny turtle is included in the set of the IN MY HEART.

After all the watercoloring is done I then stamped, colored, die-cut, and adhere this cute little girl image on the middle of the finished panel. She's so adorable don't you agree? Looking at this character she's waiting and missing somebody very much. Simply perfect addition on the projects we send to our friends and love-ones.


Here's the full view of the card :)


I hope you enjoyed the process of this special card I made for a friend.

Oh...Don't forget the Giveaway :)

GIVEAWAY ALERT! To celebrate the new release, Mama Elephant is giving away one of each of the new stamps released! Winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the Stampede. Winners will be announced on the blog on the last Stamp Highlights day. You have up to 3 chances to qualify to win! Just leave a separate comment for each!

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Sandy Allnock 
Laura Bassen 
Emily Leiphart
Pamela Ho 
                          Joni Andaya ----- you are here

Nichol Magouirk 
Elena Roussakis 



...............................................Stamps and Creative Cuts Used.............................................


 In My Heart - Creative Cuts  In My Heart Stamp Set

 Bountiful Blessings Stamp Set



Thank you so very much for visiting!!!
Have a Wonderful Day Hopping :)

See you tomorrow for more projects using Mama Elephant Products.

155 comments:

  1. Oh, sooo cute! Thanks for the tutorial!
    Have a nice Sunday!

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  2. Love this beautiful scene you created!

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  3. What a GORGEOUS card!! I love it!

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  4. Wow, this is so great. I love how you made your own background and it is beautiful. The little girl looks like she is missing someone. Great card!

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  5. Beautiful!! Wawww, love it!!

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  6. Holy Moly! This card is GORGEOUS! The background you created is absolutely STUNNING!! Thanks for sharing!!

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  7. OMG..what an adorable scene....the watercolor is perfect. Scene cards are difficult for me but you made it look simple. Beautiful!

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  8. Your card and the scene you've created is just gorgeous. Congrats on the guest DT gig.

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  9. Your card is absolutely gorgeous, love the scene created. Thanks for the step by step tutorial too!!!

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  10. I already like ME on Facebook!!!

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  11. Great tutorial - cute card - love it!

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  12. A perfect combination of images and sentiments. Love the way you've mixed hand drawn and stamped images. The soft color palette is wonderful.

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  13. Love the tutorial on how you made the card. It is lovely.

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  14. Oh my goodness, what a sweet card. Just perfect. Your background is amazing. You're a fantastic artist.

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  15. Nice card and tutorial!

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  16. I absolutely LOVE your card!! Love the sentiment, the tree and the way you colored it!! So beautiful!! This June release is AWESOME!! There are just too many "must haves" in this release!!

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  17. Awwwww this is soooooo cuteeeeee!!!!! Love love love it!!!!

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  18. I just love this card... what a beautiful background for the new stamp set.

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  19. This is just stunning! Oh my word, I'm just in love with this little scene!

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  20. Absolutely beautiful scene you created! Thank you for the step by step tutorial on how you did it. I am so giving this a try!

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  21. Your card is soooooo mind blowing!! Wow!!! All those techniques, all those steps---and a stunning result!!!

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  22. Your card is Oh My Golly gorgeous! You are a very talented young lady and I love how you created your background and gave it the water color look. Beautiful card. Anyone would love to receive such a work of art.

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  23. Amazing card, Joni! Love your watercolored scene and the little girl sitting there is just the cutest!

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  24. Absolutely stunning. I love how you created the tree and added in the stamped images. Beautiful!

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  25. Such a very pretty card! Love the softness of the background you created! Thanks for sharing!

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  26. Thank you for the step by step instruction on how you created this pretty card. Just amazing the effect you achieved. This is a new technique for me which I love, it keeps this "passion" fresh. =)

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  27. This card is fabulous Joni! Thanks for sharing your process. It's fun watching an artist at work.

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  28. So very cute. Love your water coloring and all the cute little flowers!
    Laurie B

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  29. Love your tree coloring technique and such a lovely card.

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  30. OH wow!! that is an awesome card!!! love the background and the little girl...so very cute!!

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  31. AWWW! What a sweet scene, Joni! LOVE!

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  32. I just love how you handpainted the beautiful scene combined with the cute stamps!

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  33. Isn't that a cute sentiment? Thanks for showing your steps in making your card! Such nice watercoloring!

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  34. Your card is spectacular!!!! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  35. Absolutely love this card! The background is awesome!!! Thanks for showing how you created.

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  36. Super adorable card! Great job on it! :)

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  37. This card blow my mind! The drawing and water coloring is fantastic! The scene is spectacular and the little girl make me want to hold her and spoil her! Love this stamp. Thanks for sharing this awesome card step by step! God Bless your talent!

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  38. great tutorial and great card!!!

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  39. Great tutorial on a wonderful card. It's simply adorable!

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  40. Wow! Awesome card and amazing watercolor skills :)

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  41. What a true work of art! So many details!!! Great job!

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  42. Amazing card, thank you for the step by step process.

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  43. This is so sweet and adorable!! I absolutely loved your tutorial!! This is fabulous, Joni!! Thanks for the amazing inspiration!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  44. Gorgeous tree and scene, Joni!! Congrats on the ME guest design!

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  45. Just started following on twitter.

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  46. That is such a wonderful miss you card. I'm sure the recipient is going to love it!

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  47. I simply love this card so much is said just by looking at it, tugs at the heart
    upnurse at aol dot com

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  48. shared on FB
    https://www.facebook.com/debbie.eslinger.5
    upnurse at aol dot com

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  49. Tweeted about the new release
    https://twitter.com/ndgrandmother/status/478250265389195264
    upnurse at aol dot com

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  50. Such a pretty scene and very cleverly put together and stamped :)

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  51. I had to smile when I got to the bottom of the post and saw the little girl sitting under the tree. She looks so sad.
    thanks for the detailed instructions on painting the card.

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  52. Wow Wow Wow What a gorgeous use of these stamps. Beautiful card

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  53. Just amazing. I love the background!!

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  54. Such a creative card; thanks for the tutorial!

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  55. amazing watercoloring instruction and your little girl is adorable!

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  56. Amazing card! I just love it! Fabulous job with the tree and setting for that darling little girl stamp and extras from the In My Heart set!

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  57. the water color look is beautiful, like a little piece of art that should be framed.

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  58. This is such a great card- would love to receive this in the mail :) Love the colors and feel of it.

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  59. Beautiful watercoloring! The scene is so cute!

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  60. Joni, your card is just beautiful! I love your original background setting for the sweet little one! ♡ Love your work!

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  61. So creative! Adorable card!!

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  62. You did an amazing job creating your scene. Just adorable.

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  63. Wow, what a beautiful tree! Those little kids are so adorable.

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  64. Gorgeous water coloring, Joni! I love how you created this darling scene with the little girl, too...so sweet!

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  65. I really love this little girl!!! Cute card!! Thanks for the dets on how you made it!!

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  66. What an amazing card! Absolutely gorgeous!

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  67. Love how you used watercolors on the card, such a lovely card!

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  68. Joni, what a lovely background for the sweet character. Thanks for sharing.

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  69. Joni, your creative watercolor technique is gorgeous coupled with the Mama Elephant little girl stamp!

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  70. OMG, you are so clever, thanks for the visual tutorial...the little girl and sentiment are just perfect together!

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  71. wow what a pretty watercoloured (distressed ) scene you create...very cute and sweet!

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  72. Thanks for the art lesson! Love your card!

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  73. Wow what a gorgeous card! You are SO very talented, my jaw drops every time I visit your blog! I can't wait till my new Mama Elephants stamps & dies arrive!

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  74. That tree is great. Very cute card and stamps.

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  75. How adorable! And I love the tree!!

    Susan V, aka Soozie4Him
    moot96 AT aol DOT com (I don't use gmail address)

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  76. I plan to try this...I may have to cheat and use a tree from another set :) Thanks for the instructions!

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  77. This is gorgeous!! LOVING that tree!!!!!

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  78. What a lovely card! I just love you're tree. Great stamp sets!

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  79. I love your tutorial what a sweet card. I love the little girl.

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  80. Lovely card! I love the phrases stamp set and the matching dies with the little figures are too cute!

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  81. this card is one of my favs! soooooo stickin' cute!!

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  82. OMG! that scene is incredible! Your card is beautiful!

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  83. I follow the ME Facebook page (Amanda Memory)

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  84. Love the watercolor card! Cute stamps!

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  85. I'm in LOVE with this precious scene! The watercoloring looks awesome!

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  86. I am just in awe of this card! Love your watercolor scene and that little girl is adorable!!

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  87. Such a pretty uplifting card to send someone you miss!

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  88. I love your beautiful card! Adorable little girl!

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  89. love the new release from Mama Elephant..... and the card is great, thank you.

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  90. Love everything you do, this card is a sweet! And no, I'm not entering the hop, although I love ME stamps...

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  91. This is sooo sweet!!! Love it! And Congrats, on the Guest Designing!

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  92. Oh, that tree is amazing!

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  93. Joni, you are amazing... love this card, and just want to jump right into it to hug that little girl =[

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  94. again- your watercoloring is amazing!!! so inspiring and beautiful :) you make it look so easy :)

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  95. This card is so sweet that little girl looks so lonely I just want to cry, I would like to sit next to her and put my arms around her and tell her it will be ok. I just love your tree it is beautiful!

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  96. Wow, what an amazing watercolor card! Your tree looks beautiful!

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  97. Great little scene! I actually did a similar drawing (without the benefit of these adorable stamps) for an illustration for my dad's book of poetry which should be published next week! How cool! TFS and inspiring!

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  98. Oh my goodness!!! I just adore this card. It is so sweet.

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  99. Such an amazing card! Just beautiful!

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  100. awesome scene love it you color technique is perfect congrats

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  101. How utterly talented you are! This card is a work of art! I am in love with this (In My Heart) set! You've sold me on the Bountiful Blessings too! Thanks for sharing!

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  102. Such a darling card and a sweet message.

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  103. That background is incredible! Beautifully done, and perfectly proportioned for the little girl and her turtle!
    BobbisTreasure at aol dot com

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  104. Oh my!!! So creative!! The little girl is adorable!

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  105. Love the sentiment of Miss you more than just a little! The scenery is perfect on this card!

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  106. Oh, what a sweet scene you created! Amazing!

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  107. What a work of art! So beautiful, and the little girl is just darling! :)

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  108. SO sweet - I love the hand painted scenery!

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  109. Absolutely gorgeous! Love the stamp sets too!

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  110. wow! this card is awesome, absolutely beautiful, and my favorite for today!

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  111. I love love love trees -- the little girl reminds me of when I was 10 and spent the summer under the oak trees on my grandmother's farm.

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  112. Stunning card! I love the spring time feel to the card.

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  113. Wow, amazing card! Beautiful piece of art :) Thank you for the inspiration and for sharing your work process!

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  114. Oh, Mama Elephant also liked on FB!

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  115. SWOON!!!!!!!!!!! I just love it so so much!! Nice work!

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  116. you are so talented. i love your card and thank you for the detailed instructions.

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  117. Wow, I don't know what to say.....your artistic abilities are incredible, the card is stunning!

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  118. What a beautiful card! So creative!!

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  119. What a beautiful card...makes me think of long summer days as a child!

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  120. This card is beautiful and your watercoloring is amazing! I love this little scene and I am inspired to try it for myself! Thanks for sharing!

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  121. This is a lovely background for an adorable stamp set. Thanks for sharing.
    Patpw

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  122. Your special friend is going to love this super special card! Wonderfully created, Joni!

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  123. What an absolutely gorgeous scene - a real work of art.

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  124. I absolutely love your card. It is rich with variety and color and you done an awesome job. TFS

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  125. What a gorgeous scene you created! This card would be just fine with just the scene, but that sweet little girl is the perfect addition!

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  126. I follow ME on FB and shared there.

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  127. I follow ME on Twitter and tweeted: https://twitter.com/MiriamPrantner/status/479413363852976129

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  128. What a sweet card! Love the watercolouring and blending of sets!

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  129. omg i love your card <3 the watercoloring is really amazing and your scene fits perfectly!

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  130. Oh goodness. A true work of art. What a perfect setting for that adorable little girl.

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  131. This is my favorite ME release yet! Bloomsies and Bountiful Blessings are simply the best and I can't wait to get them in my inky little hands!!

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