Saturday, March 14, 2009

Happy Blog Candy!

Today is Day Five of the Our Daily Bread designs Anniversary Celebration! Hop over to Jane's today and see the three Lord is My Shepherd cards she made! I am excited to show off one of my favorite sets, Cross of Christ. This set, designed by DT member Dina Kowal, has beautiful crosses and verses/sentiments that can be combined and used year 'round.

I have made an Easter card with my set today. The picture is a little dark, and it's hard to see the Eggplant cardstock, but it matches the flower perfectly. My ribbon is placed so that it makes a cross to highlight the stamped image. The flourish is grungeboard by Tim Holtz. After inking with VersaColor Bamboo Pigment ink, I sprayed it with Metallic Pearl Glimmer Mist. I really love Glimmer Mist and I know you will too. Many of you have already tried it, but if you haven't, you need to get a bottle and give it a try. In April I will be doing a tutorial on this new product at ODBD. But for now, here is a close-up of the shimmer and shine:


My designer paper is from Basic Grey's Porcelain collection, which is also available at ODBD, in my favorite 6x6 size pad. The piercing is done with an Ornare template, and many styles are available HERE.

Now, for my Blog Candy!! I am giving away a brand new Cross of Christ! To enter, leave me a comment on this post. Comments must be received by Sunday, March 15th (tomorrow!) at 12 NOON CST. It is a short contest, but I am leaving for Arizona on Monday, and want to notify the winner Sunday night! If you leave Jane a comment too, you can come back here and enter twice! Make sure there is a way for me to contact you - a link, or email!

Thanks for stopping by today on what I hope is a beautiful day for you!


Stamps: Cross of Christ (ODBD)
Paper: Always Artichoke, Elegant Eggplant, Whisper White, Basic Grey Porcelain DP
Ink: Black Stazon
Accessories: Metallic Pearl Glimmer Mist, Tim Holtz grungeboard, silk flowers, flower brad, Nestabilities, Ornare piercing template, oval punch, designer label punch, celery organdy ribbon

122 comments:

  1. I love the colours on Janes cards ,not what you would think to use for sheep but they work beautifully!

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  2. Beautiful card Judy!! Love the way you used the glimmer mist.
    Sita

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  3. Judy, this is so gorgeous!!!! Thanks for reminding me that I must have this set!!! Your colors and details are awesome! I love it all, but your flower is super cool! Big hugs! Angella

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  4. This is so pretty! That cross is just beautiful. I visted Judy's blog last night and saw her two beauties too.
    Have a fun and safe trip!

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  5. Hey Judy! That grungeboard covered with shimmer mist is a fabulous idea!! Looks awesome. What a beautiful Easter cross and sentiment. oh, and that BG DP rocks!

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  6. I love the card. I am looking for Easter card ideas. Have a great time.

    Holly Paulson

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  7. lovely Judy! thanks for the chance to win...have fun in AZ!

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  8. I really like the cross element set apart from the decor--so nice and focused. I would love to own this set!!

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  9. Love the card. Would love to have this set.

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  10. Wow! I love the subtle placement of the ribbon. Our small details really make this card a showstopper.

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  11. Your card is beautiful. I love the colors and the added embellishments

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  12. Thanks for pointing out the piercing templates. I am off to check those out now.

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  13. Beautiful! I love this set and would LOVE to win it!

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  14. This cross is so elegant. Sure would fit nicely in my collection!

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  15. Jane's lambs are so cute. Left her a comment. Here's my second entry! :)

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  16. Fabulous card! Love those colors and your layout is so pretty. This is a must have set. Thanks for a chance.

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  17. WoW! Two chances to win this sweet set. Left some love over at Jane's blog. Have a fun trip in Arizona. Thanks for another chance.

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  18. Judy, this card is beautiful, so elegant! The colors are perfect together and the glimmer mist- ow lah lah!
    cindyb

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  19. Beautiful card, Judy. Love the stamp set you used on it and what pretty colors too. Wonderful idea using the ribbon that way too and the glimmermist. Thank you for a chance to win this great stamp set. Phyllis M.

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  20. Judy, I love this card. So pretty!!

    Have fun in AZ!!

    Smiles,
    Debbie Seyer

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  21. This card is gorgeous, Judy! Love the flourishes, the layered flowers...and I love that cross!! I don't have this ODBD set yet...hoping to win!!

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  22. Yay! Another chance to win!! I went to Jane's sight...loved her stitching!!

    I just love how you all combine great papers, techniques, colors...excellent DT!!!

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  23. Lovely card Judy! i haven't tried the glimmer mist before- might have to get some!!

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  24. Beautiful card - I just love the color combination.

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  25. Wow Judy!! Love the flourish, flower, and layout!! In honor of you being our ODBD featured designer today, I also cased a card. If you have a chance, check out my blog!!

    ~hugs,
    Chris

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  26. Love the stamp and the card.
    Can't wait for your tutorial.
    Xing my fingers for candy.
    Anne (lilorphannie63@sbcglobal.net)

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  27. The card is beautiful. Have a blessed day, Sharon HUtchens

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  28. Love this set and your card is great! Already left a comment for Jane just before coming here. Beautiful work ODBD DT!

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  29. I lvoe your card and love the stamp set. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  30. OHHH, what a gorgeous card Judy! I love your attention to detail! The ribbon is the perfect accent for the stamp! Very eye-catching! Thanks for a chance to win this glorious stamp!

    Freida
    freida38801@yahoo.com

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  31. Beautiful card! Beautiful stamp set! TFS! Jeanne

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  32. Lovely card! Dina's cross is so elegant, and I really like the way you have layered 4 different colored flowers with the smaller shiny one on top.
    I do not have this set yet, so I hope the random generator ends in my favor. (:-) Thank you for the chance to win it.

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  33. Gorgeous stamp set, I LOVE the looks of that cross :)! Thank you so much for this chance to win this set.

    Hugs,
    Catherine
    www.mystampinggrounds.blogspot.com
    catlevy@eastlink.ca

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  34. I have posted on Jane's cards on her blog so yippie I get another chance at winning that wonderful stamp set. Thanks so much for the second chance, Judy. Phyllis M.

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  35. This is a beautiful card and I love the colors you used. Thanks for a chance to win prizes in addition to sharing all the beautiful cards.
    lenoriakelly@att.net

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  36. Thanks for the giveaways - this would be a great set to have!

    Penny G
    frugalberry at yahoo dot com

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  37. I left a comment on Jane's blog - thanks again!

    Penny G
    frugalberrygirl at yahoo dot com

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  38. Beautiful card! I really need this set! Sentiments like this are difficult to find anywhere else! Thanks for the chance!

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  39. Just left some love at Jane's...oh can that girl stitch! I'm looking forward to your tutorial on glimmer mist and I forgot to thank you earlier for your heads-up on the piercing templates...just where have I been???

    Thanks again!
    Freida
    freida38801@yahoo.com

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  40. Here's my second entry - left a comment at Janes card also...thanks again!

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  41. I really enjoy using thestamps I have gotten so far, and truly enjoy the ideas from you all.

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  42. I really like the ornare peircing and need to get that technique into my card making.

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  43. I have so enjoyed going from one blog to another seeing all the beautiful cards. The best part is getting insight as to how you are getting these awesome results. In my short stamping life I can honestly say these stamp set are the best I have ever seen!!

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  44. What a beauuuutiful card!!!! Thanks for a chance to win. I have always wanted to try ODBD stamps but haven't had the money!!!

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  45. Love the card and love the stamps set. I don't have any Easter sets so this would be a blessing. God bless!

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  46. This card is so pretty, Judy ! I love the colors you chose ... just love the versatile of this set. Gee, would love to win this !

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  47. Oh yes, I left a comment on Jane's blog so here's my additional comment for blog candy ! Have a super day, Judy !

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  48. love this stamp set. I like the colors that you used on this sample. Thanks for letting us play for yet another chance at a great "prize"

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  49. That is the MOST BEAUTIFUL cross set ever!!! Would LOVE to win it!! Have a great weekend...and may God bless!!!

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  50. What a lovely card. love the embellishments. Would love to win the Cross of Christ!

    Jennifer

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  51. Gorgeous! I should have picked up those metal blower brads but I just couldn't envision how I would use them at the time!

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  52. Oh, I checked out Jane's blog. Gorgeous artwork there too!

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  53. Judy! How beautiful your card is!!! Just gorgeous!!!

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  54. I love this cross stamp set. Very pretty card.

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  55. This card is perfect for Easter! Love the colors and totally love the cross!

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  56. Oh, I wish I could join you in Arizona. I love going there.

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  57. Wonderfully done, Judy!!!! This is a wonderful set. Love the cross as the focal point!!!!

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  58. Hi! Beautiful card - the flourish is wonderful! Thanks for the opportunity for blog candy - love this set. Kris, Wadsworth, OH

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  59. Your card is beautiful! Thanks for the chance.

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  60. I have just found ODBD. I love your card using Cross of Christ.
    Glad to have found your blog too.

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  61. Judy,your card is beautiful. I love your color combination!

    Sharon Canter

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  62. Left a couple of comments for Jane, too - you DT ladies have some skillz!

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  63. Lovely card Judy and looking forward to the tutorial.

    Hugs and blessings - Jean

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  64. Hi Judy,
    I left Jane some love so here's the second entry. You two ladies are lovely reflections of God's love for us all.

    Hugs - Jean

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  65. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing the card and such a great blog candy giveaway!

    nursechrissy@shaw.ca

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  66. Your card is beautiful! Winning the cross would just be uber-special!

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  67. A beautiful card. another set for my list!

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  68. I'm having a ball looking at all the great blogs this week and hoping I can win one of the incredible stamp sets. They are all beautiful and inspiring.

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  69. This card is simply gorgeous! I almost made a little gasp of delight when I saw it, almost breathtaking! Thanks so much for sharing this creation!

    Chris R. from Iowa

    ckrobinson01@hotmail.com

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  70. O.k. I just visited Jane's so I came back to post again. Can you tell I would love to win this? If I don't win the blog candy - can I buy the card from you????? Hey, it was worth a shot! I enjoy your blog and plan to look at a bunch of your older posts soon! Thanks for sharing.

    Chris R. from Iowa

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  71. Hi Judy, this stamp set is one of my favorites, Your card iis beautiful!!!!
    The other Judy Rozema
    rozeview@sympatico.ca

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  72. WOW Judy! Love your artwork! I really like how you did the ribbon to highlight the cross! Well done!

    leenda1 at cox dot net

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  73. I left Jane a comment. Thanks for the second chance to win! Enjoy your trip!

    leenda1 at cox dot net

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  74. I just left Jane a note too Thanks fro the second chance, jane has great stuff too!!!
    The other Judy Rozema
    rozeview@sympatico.ca

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  75. Judy-Thank you for the chance to win blog candy during the anniversary celebration! I love all of the ODBD designs - each and every one is more beautiful than the last. Best wishes! Safe travels to AZ...Lisa
    Wertz.3160@verizon.net

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  76. Thanks for the 2nd shot at winning - I left Jane a comment as well. Have a great rest of the weekend! Your cards are some of the best I've seen and I'm a blog-hopper!!! Love, love, love them all! Take care. Lisa
    wertz.3160@verizon.net

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  77. Beautiful cards! The cross is lovely. Will just have to have that set! Blessings!

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  78. Gorgeous card. I would love to have that stamp set with the beautiful cross. TFS
    JoAnn B. scrappingnana4@yahoo.com

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  79. I left a comment on Jane's blog and now I'm back for my second chance at winning .. thank you! Your card is absolutely gorgeous! I love the color combination and the use of the grungeboard, which I've been wanting to try but haven't yet, gives me incentive!

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  80. This is one of my favorite ODBD designs and I would feel so blessed to win it! I love your card - the combination of paper and ribbon, grunge and shimmer. . . awesome!

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  81. I left comments on Jane's site, so I am back to post comment number two. I clicked on the picture to see the larger version, and I really love the piercing. I may have to invest in some of the Ornare templates - they have the most beautiful designs!

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  82. Very nice set - thanks for the opportunity to win it!

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  83. What an elegant cross! Ornate yet simple! I love the card!!! Beautiful!

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  84. Beautiful Set! Another one I need!

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  85. Beutiful card and beautiful cross simple elegance. Thanks for the chance for candy.

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  86. Jane's cards are wonderful. Would love that set too. I'm going to save up to buy some of these stamps. They are must haves.

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  87. Beautiful card. I really enjoy your website and the stamps.

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  88. Judy,

    Would love to win this set. You have some great cards.

    Judith
    jaspeppers@yahoo.com

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  89. Judy, What a great name. Looked at Jane's blog and she did some great cards with the set.

    Would love to win something.

    Thanks.

    Judith

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  90. Love card Judy, it is so pretty.
    Heading to Jane's to see her cards. I like the crosses, they are so elegant. And what better time than Easter.

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  91. Just visited Jane's blog and her cards are so nice. She did a fantastic work. They are really nice. Thanks for the chance to win...

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  92. Love the way you combined the swirls of the dp the ornare and the nestie!!! Beautiful card!
    Yvonne Woods

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  93. Oh! And the color combo on the flower is fabulous!
    Love second chances! Left a comment for Jane.
    Yvonne

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  94. I love the way you used this set Judy.....and Dina....for creating it....such gorgeous work...you are all soooo blessed!

    Lorraine
    cre8tive135@yahoo.com

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  95. GASP! I love this! For a start the stamp set is gorgeous, second - I love that flower, third - I just love the piercing (is there a number for that template) and forth I love the sparkly flourish. Stunning card!!!

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  96. i really like that cross in that set. Thanks for the opportunity to win it.

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  97. Absolutely beautiful!!!
    I love the colors--and the way you used the grungeboard!!
    Beautiful card, Judy!!!

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  98. Beautiful card! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  99. What a beautiful job and the variety of textures including the piercing, really enhances the card. This set would really help with my card ministry at church.

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  100. Gorgeous card, as always...I have yet to try glimmer mist,,,will have to put it on my "want List"! Thanks for the chance!
    http://www.nelliesnest.blogspot.com

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  101. Just visited Jane's blog and liked her wonderful items too! Thanks for letting us know!

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  102. I visited Jane's blog...her cards are gorgeous, too, I love her lamb one! Have fun in AZ...hope its nice and warm!!

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  103. Love this card. Thanks for a chance to win! Have a great time in AZ

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  104. BEAUTIFUL CARD! This is probably one of my favorite ODB stamp sets, although it is hard to pick a favorite - they are all wonderful!

    Thanks for the op to win!

    Lori

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  105. Beautiful Judy!
    I like the colors and the grungeboard flourish....sparkly too!
    Blessings, Maria

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  106. Beautiful card and beautiful colors. I love it.
    I left Jane a comment.

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  107. Your cards are always so beautiful. I always enjoy seeing what you come up with next

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  108. Wow! I might just make it!! I live in AZ and it is only 9:50 here so I hope I am good on the time! :)
    Your cards are awesome!! And the weather here is beautiful!
    thanks for the chance to win!!
    ellie:)

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  109. I love both cards, especially the cross! I would love to win it to start my collection. Love your blog. Thanks for the chance to win this beautiful stamp.

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  110. I joined Jane as a follower and for email updates. Love her blog too but her sheep aren't funny like yours are!

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  111. Not sure if I am too late or not for the blog candy,but I just wanted to tell you that I love this. Amazing!

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  112. Great Colors!!! A complaint...did not receive notice of this until (after church) 3-15-2009 (and I do ready my e-mail everyday), so unable to enter! I suggest you give those on the Pacific Coast time to play along.
    Jan Castle

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  113. I adore the way your card creation is layered! The flower is a lovely embellishment. Thanks.....Cindi
    jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  114. I'm too late for entering for blog candy, but I already own the set, so that's okay. I just wanted to let you know that I love the Easter card - very elegant. Thanks for the beautiful inspiration. God bless you. Elizabeth S. in mid-Michigan

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  115. I just wanted to tell you how stunning your creation is!! So so beautiful!! TFS! :)

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