Thursday, 20 July 2017

Altenew July 2017 Release Blog Hop + Giveaway


Hello everyone and welcome to the Altenew July Release Blog Hop! If you came here from Marika’s blog, then you are on the right track. Otherwise, go back to Altenew blog and start from there, as you won't want to miss anything!

There are some new fabulous stamps, dies and inks being released today and they are now available for purchase at the Altenew online store.

To celebrate this release, Altenew will draw FIVE lucky winners who will each receive a $50 gift certificate to their online store. Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog or/and Scrapbook Blog by Thursday, July 27th at 11:59 pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew Card/Scrapbook blogs on Sunday, July 30th. 

In addition, one winner will be chosen from the comments left on this blog post and will receive a $30 gift certificate!

For today’s blog hop I’ve created three simple one-layer cards using the new stamp sets. For my first card, I used a beautiful Floral Fantasy Stamp Set. I stamped flowers using shades of pink: Frosty Pink, Cotton Candy, Coral Berry and Ruby Red from the Altenew Crisp Dye Inks. For the leaves I used Frayed Leaf, Forest Glades and Evergreen.

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The Thank You sentiment comes from the new Heartfelt Sentiments stamp set.

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To create my second card I used another beautiful floral set called Sketchy Floral. It’s a large whimsical floral image, great for any projects, cards or scrapbook layouts. I simply stamped it with Forest Glades ink and used Altenew green markers to colour some of the images.

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To finish my card I stamped the hello sentiment in black.

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And for my last card I used the new Indoor Garden Stamp Set. Love this clean and modern stamp set with a variety of potted plants with a beautiful painted look! Perfect for CAS cards! Here's what I came up with using this set.

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I stamped a few different plant images in a row and for my sentiment I again used the sentiment from the Sketchy Floral set.

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That’s it for me, your next stop on the hop is Kymona Tracey!
Here is the full line up for the blog hop today.




Thanks for stopping by today and enjoy the rest of the hop!

Aga

178 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards, Aga! Thanks for the inspiration!!

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  2. I love the bold simplicity to all of these!

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  3. Love all your cards...especially sketchy floral. Thanks.

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  4. Gorgeous stamps and cards! Great release!

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  5. Wow. The cards brought a smile to my face. Love the green Lily card. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Simple sometimes says so much more! Thank you for sharing.

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  7. Amazing one-layer cards I have been inspired by your designs. I love the new Altenew release!

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  8. super pretty! I love your use of colors

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  9. I love your cards! The green flowers are striking!

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  10. Wow your cards are amazing, love all your designs.

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  11. Beautiful cards Agnieszka. Love the new floral images and the amazing coloring... such pretty colors.

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  12. Oh my. I love your cards - beautiful, CAS, inspirational. Thank you for sharing.

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  13. How fab no line colouring without colouring and the stamps look so different to others on the hop thank you I love them all.

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  14. Wonderful cards beautifully colored. Great job!

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  15. Lovely clean & simple cards - love them!

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  16. Especially love the artsy look of your first card.

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  17. Love the way you colored the flowers! I'm trying to learn to watercolor this way, but need a lot more practice to obtain anything close to your talent. Beautiful cards.

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  18. Beautiful cards. I really like your Sketchy Floral card. Who says you have to use more than one color for a floral card.

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  19. sometimes one needs one layer cards for mailing and I LOVE all three of these-gorgeous!

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  20. I'm in love with that Indoor Garden set - but your cards make me want each of the gorgeous stamp sets you've featured!

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  21. Your cards are very creative and I love the colors you used. Thanks for all you share! Glenda J

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  22. Wow, all so very beautiful! Love your colors and card design.

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  23. This is a lovely release. Love the images and new colors!

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  24. These cards are so pretty - love how their CAS designs:)

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  25. Your Hello card is so very pretty - love how you matched the grey envelope for this card. It is a WOW!

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  26. Beautiful cards! Thank you for sharing with us!

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  27. Beautiful cards; thanks for sharing! I'm going to have to order the Floral Fantasy stamps and dies.

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  28. Beautiful! Love the clean and simple look! Thanks!

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  29. Absolutely beautiful cards! Love the clean look of the Indoor Garden!

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  30. Beautiful cards. Thanks for sharing....

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  31. We can always count on Altenew to provide lots of floral fun and inspiration. Love both your floral cards! The Sketchy Floral in greens is my favourite!
    Thanks so much.

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  32. So many beautiful stamp sets! My wish list is growing with the Blooming Bouquet and sketchy floral as must haves.

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  33. All three of these are super! Especially love the first red and pink. Love those new colors too!

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  34. Lovely cards! I have a few sets of layering stamps,but so far haven't managed to get them 'right' Bought some of the Altenew layering inks but for some reason they go 'splotchy' when I use them-need to practise more I guess :-) Thanks for sharing!

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  35. Love the first card, so vibrant!

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  36. Lovely cards and so striking and colourful!

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  37. So pretty! Love them all. The green blossoms really jump out & I love the line of cute pots on the last card. Thanks so much.

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  38. Gorgeous cards!They really look "fresh". Thank you for sharing!

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  39. Love the green flowers. Your cards are gorgeous.

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  40. I like your cards and they are unique. I like that you colored some spaces and left some spaces white.

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  41. These cards are amazing!

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  42. My favorite on your blog post is the 1st floral card. Thank you for sharing.

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  43. Aga, the basic greens in these cards create classy cards, beautiful in their simplicity. Thanks for showing how less is truly more.

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  44. Beautiful cards, these layering stamps are a must.

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  45. The Floral Fantasy stamp set if one of my very favorites from this release! I'm so glad you used it on your first card because it looks wonderful!

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  46. Your cards as always are so stylish and beautiful! You do inspire me a lot! Thanks!

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  47. I love your awesome cards! WOW

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  48. These are so pretty! I love the addition of the darker green leaves on the first, that second card is my favorite though, so love that set!

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  49. I love all 3 - especially the monochrome card! That indoor garden set is calling me:)

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  50. Love your CAS approach with all 3 cards!! I'm all for quick and easy cards!! They are all beautiful done and look like they took hours to create. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  51. Oh, as spellbinding as ever, Aga!! I love your simple one layer cards!! And all these stamp sets are just perfect, can't wait to try them!
    xx Ashwini

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  52. Beautiful cards. I especially love the Sketchy Floral one.

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  53. Lovely cards Aga. I am loving the Indoor garden set. You've done a great job with it.

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  54. Sketchy floral - wow - what a card....the greens are crisp and clean - the outline stamps are stunning and your colouring is amazing. Have to think about getting that stamp set.

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  55. i always love what you make and this Altenew release is no exception. Such lovey cards!

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  56. WOW Aga, these are all simply beautiful. Loving the new colours of inks, really pretty.

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  57. Such beautiful cards, I love your style ;)

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  58. Cute and simple cards. Thanks for sharing!

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  59. I'm always excited to see more of your wonderful and boutique-y cards when it's release time. I immediately thought of you when I saw the Sketchy Floral! Beautiful in green.

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  60. I love the Floral Fantasy card... that set is a must have!

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  61. 3 Beauties, but I especially love your tone-on-tone green flower card.

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  62. Just gorgeous cards, all of them!! Thanks for sharing .

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  63. Your cards are beautiful. Love your awesome coloring on the flower cards.

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  64. Amazingly beautiful cards!

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  65. Beautiful cards. I love your coloring, even the all-green one! Thank you for sharing your cards.

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  66. I love the colors you used and how simple but elegant these are! Jennifer Harrison

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  67. Stunning cards, as always! Loving this release ... the balloons, the pansies, the arabesque design ... beautiful deisgns and projects by all you fantastic bloggers. Thank you for inspiring us all!

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  68. Simply amazing cards! Your work is stunning!

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  69. SIMPLY splendid samples today...LOVE the ALL green Sketchy Flower:)

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  70. Oh I don't know, I honestly think you are genius!!! So happy I found your blog, signed up the minute I saw your cards. You've got such an eye for design!!

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  71. Love your unique coloring on these cards. Very pretty.

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  72. Love your elegant style! Gorgeous cards!

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  73. Pretty cards, awesome coloring on the sketchy florals!

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  74. I love how you used the Indoor Garden Stamp Set!

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  75. Lo e you floral fantasy card, it's so elegant. This release has so many beautiful stamps,thanks for sharing.

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  76. Very beautiful cards. I especially love the floral fantasy card that looks like a lovely rose garden.

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  77. All the cards are pretty but I
    like the two with just the greenery
    and the black stamping.
    thanks for sharing.

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  78. Your Floral Fantasy card is fabulous!. Love love love using the greens only for color with the Sketchy Floral. What you did with Indoor Garden has me putting it on my wish list.
    Thank you for the inspiration

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  79. Fun to see OLCs that are still elegant- your florals are beautiful!

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  80. Amazing coloring! Love all the green!

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  81. The colors are so vibrant. The layouts seem simple but the impact is huge. Beautiful cards! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  82. I am loving the roses card. So beautiful! Thanks for sharing all 3 designs.

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  83. Lovely set of cards! The first one is so beautiful with those lovely flowers and colors!

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  84. Beautiful cards! Thank you for multiple examples. I love this release!

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  85. My favorite kind of cards... CAS! Lovely!

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  86. Love the simplicity of your cards. More doesn't always mean better and these three cards just prove it!

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  87. Love the simply cards nice flowers the first card has.

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  88. Love the second card in the greens. What a fabulous way to colour it. All your cards are very inspiring

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  89. They may be one-layer cards, but they are far from "simple!" My favorite is the middle one. I love the look of the sketchy design with the single color loose watercolor. I am inspired by the last one to try doing something with only a few colors. The result is really nice (and nicely done!). Thank you.

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  90. These cards are gorgeous. The flowers are a beauty.

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  91. THANK YOU!!! Your cards are fabulous and the last two have the two sets I chose from this release. I love how you used the green with the Sketchy Floral, it looks amazing! The Indoor Garden card is simply stunning......can't wait to get my hands on these!

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  92. So pretty, who doesn't love floral cards

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  93. Your creations are beautiful...thanks for sharing!

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  94. Such beautiful inspiration! I especially loved the monochromatic coloring on your second card! I bet that would look really pretty on the Hibiscus set, too! I just love all of the Altenew stamps!

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  95. Thanks for the inspiration! I really love your second card the most. Gonna have to try out more one layer cards!

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  96. Marveling at your creativity and your stunning showcases of the new release. Your house plants especially catch my eye! Thank you for the inspiration!
    ~carol

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  97. All of your cards are beautiful. Your first card with the floral fantasy stamp is so artsy I just love it!

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  98. Wow, you sure know how to rock one-layer-cards! Gorgeous, all of them!

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  99. AWESOME Hop and Release! I especially love your green Sketchy Florals card!

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  100. Wow the pink flower looks like a painting! Maybe someday I'll get half this talent!

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  101. Beautiful cards. Love the colors.

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  102. Beautiful floral/plant cards!

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  103. Fabulous one layer cards!! Perfect for card sets!!

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  104. I love your cards! Clean and simple and beautiful!

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  105. I love flowers and I love this time of year because all over town you can see beautiful flowers. Your colorful flower stamps are so pretty! It's rare that you see green flowers because the leaves are green so the flowers are a different color. I like your green flowers though. I love the red roses because that's my mom's name. Your cards are very creative and very pretty. Thanks for showing them to us and for giving us a chance to win something. I love all the creativity on this hop!

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  106. I love your selection of cards. My favourite is the thank you card, the floral images are so bold and pretty, beautiful. This hop is always full of inspiration.

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  107. Nice cards! They are very creative!

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  108. Gorgeous cards! Love how you did the green one!

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  109. Very pretty one layer cards, which in itself is a great treat. Love the new Altenew release.

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  110. Beautiful beautiful cards ! I love them all !!

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  111. These are all so beautiful! Love the red rose on the first one!

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  112. Beautiful cards--love the plants!

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  113. I love your gorgeous cards!

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  114. Love the color choices!

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  115. What lovely cards! This is another stunning release! Love those pansies and the heartfelt sentiments!

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  116. I absolutely LOVE your pretty cards! They have a wonderful artsy feel to them and they look AMAZING!

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  117. Love the colors you have used and your Sketchy Flowers card is breathtaking. So simple yet stunning! Sketchy Flowers is now on my wishlist along with most of this breathtaking collection! TFS! 🤞🤞🤞😁🤞🤞🤞

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  118. Love your exotic looking green floral!

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  119. Wow! Your cards are beautiful. I especially love the clean look of your Sketchy Floral card. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  120. All three of your cards are quite lovely. Just a hint of green on the two, and then the addition of a soft pink to the third. Very nice. Thank you so much.

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  121. Beautiful cards, love your wonderful watercoloring.

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  122. wonderful cards Aga - especially love the sketchy floral one - just ordered that set!

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  123. Fabulous group of cards...love how you used the sketchy florals!

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  124. What a terrific batch of cards! I love the first one most!

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  125. Two amazing cards. Very pretty.

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  126. Love it....looks a lot like watercolors.

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  127. love the card done in just green...........

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  128. Love all your cards. Simply beautiful!

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  129. Wonderful cards...love the elegant roses on the first.

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  130. As I saw each one of these I was amazed. Love them all!

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  131. Can't pick a favorite. All so beautiful.

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  132. Beautiful stamping on your LOVELY cards! So elegant :-)

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  133. Lovely cards. Like that you used ink, so we could see what the stamps look like plain and simple. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

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  134. The large roses with the thank you is EXACTLY what I am looking for! I will have to duplicate that card idea. Gorgeous!

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  135. I really love your style and this I think I can CASE. Your use of white space is perfect -- and then the simple sentiment. LOVE them ALL.

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  136. Great projects to showcase the new ink colours. The overall look is quite modern and elegant. Love I t.

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  137. Aga, as always you did your magic with the new color inks 💕💕💕 your designs are always fresh and CAS, love them, thanks for the inspiration!!

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  138. All three of your cards are so pretty, but I've got a soft spot for the floral fantasy set. Thanks for using it! Love it!

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  139. Beautiful creations! The more I see of this Floral Fantasy set, the more I love it, or maybe it's these fabulous inks?

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  140. Thank you for such beautiful inspirations.

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  141. Your cards are so pretty. I especially love the first one!

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  142. So lovely, Aga, thanks for the inspiration!

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  143. DELIGHTFUL cards ... no, I'm wrong, they're STUNNING!!!
    Your green sketchy floral is AMAZING ... I ADORE it, it reminds me of one of my favourite roses ... it has green flowers :)
    THANK YOU for sharing and INSPIRING!

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  144. Soooo pretty. Thank you for your talents in creating with these new releases. Love them!.

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  145. Such beautiful cards! The succulent one is my favorite!

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  146. Lovely cards, like your use of color. Thanks for sharing!

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  147. Beautiful projects. Love the clean and fresh feel of the cards. TFS

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  148. My favorite card is made with the Floral Fantasy Stamp set. I guess it's my favorite because I love roses and I love pink. Very, very pretty card! TFS!

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  149. Ive never seen a card that uses one colour family and I must say it was beautiful! Thank you for such a neat idea, I will be trying this technique thanks!

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  150. Stunning cards! I love the simple sophistication of the cards and your color choices! Perfect way to showcase the new stamps.

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  151. Beautiful cards! Your colors are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing :)

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  152. Beautiful cards!! Love the gorgeous colors and CAS designs. :-)

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  153. I commented on the wrong post! Anyway love, love your cards! I don't think I've seen your blog, but I'll be subscribing now! Love the style of your cards!

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