Monday, November 14, 2016

Catherine Pooler Foundations Box Blog Hop!

Hi!
Welcome to the Foundations Box Blog Hop! You should have arrived here from Allison Cope's blog! I am so excited and honored to be a part of this incredible release!

What is a Foundations Box? I am so glad you asked! ;)

The Foundations Box includes 3 stamp sets (Spot On, For Everything, and Amazing Floral), 5 ink pads (Midnight, Orange Twist, Rockin Red, Fiesta Blue and and Grass Skirt), a clear block and a pack of Catherine Pooler Designs Cardstock! The box will sell for $67 and includes everything a brand new stamper needs to sit down and make a card right away. No other supplies necessary!

The products in this box are also staple products for EVERY stampers’ craft room.
I've created a video, sharing how to create these two cards using ONLY supplies in the box!







These final four cards I created, too using supplies in the Foundations Box, but I also used a few extra and inexpensive supplies.  I used ink to color in plain twine for this card:


I used two ink colors and blended them together, right on the stamp, to create both the above card and the card below:



I stamped directly onto an acrylic block and added some water.  Then, using a paintbrush, I flicked the color onto the card to created a splattered background.  No need for any fancy-schmany spray mists or bottles!


For my final card, I simply stamped the tree onto a scrap piece of pre-scored cardstock and trimmed it out.  I stamped the sentiment onto the card base and on the image, then just lined it up as I adhered the tree to the card.





These inks seriously stamp like a dream.  I'm not even kidding.  They are fantastic!

Ready to win? The more blogs you comment on, the more chances you have to win! We will have three days of hopping, with the Foundations Box available for purchase November 16.  Next up on the hop is Heather North.  

Good luck and happy hopping!




Full Hop List:

Catherine Pooler

Taheerah Atchia

Lydia Evans

Allison Cope

Chrissie Tobas (You Are Here)

Heather North 


Thanks for stopping by today!!!




SUPPLIES:

Catherine Pooler Foundations Box

Other Supplies: 
Twine (Lawn Fawn)
Adhesive (Therm O Web)
Scissors
Paper Trimmer
Sequins



Let's Connect!

 




278 comments:

  1. What a cute set of cards. I really like the tree card and how you stamped the sentiment!

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  2. Gorgeous!! Love how well those inks blend together to create fun ombre' effects. These are lovely!

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  3. Gorgeous cards! Love the blue speckle with the kite! Fantastic!

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  4. I love your CAS style. Great cards!

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  5. Lovely cards! Combining the inks creates an interesting effect.

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  6. Love your simple style! Great idea about inking the twine to match!

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  7. Chrissie these cards are cute. The spatter in blue is gorgeous. Great work.

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  8. Very nice! I like the ink splattered background!

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  9. Love all the different cards using the same supplies. Great cards!

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  10. Loving the CAS look of your cards :)

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  11. I like all these fun little accent stamps, especially the sweet coffee cups! This looks like a fun box of goodies!

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  12. Gorgeous cards. Love how you got the pattern on your flower stamp. My favorite is the birthday card. I'll have th CASE this card using the fiesta blue and grass skirt. I'm loving those two colors together. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

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  13. Neat trick with the mirror image of the coffee cup! Enjoyed the video and cards.

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  14. Love your cards! Thank you for the video! Learned two new techniques from you, applying the texture from the chevron stamp to the flower and using the clear acetate to mirror stamp - genius!!!!
    Also subscribed to your YouTube channel!!! So looking forward to this box of goodies, would be great to win it!!

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  15. Wow! Love the blending on these. And that flower you made from the octagon striped stamp? Blew me away!

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  16. A delightful mix of clean and simple card designs! Thanks for sharing a video with us!

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  17. Your cards are adorable! Thanks for the tips!

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  18. WOW, WOW, WOW so many gorgeous cards and so many ideas!! Thank you for sharing:)

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  19. Chrissie, your cards are amazing! Thank you for the video. The kissing technique is awesome. I love chevrons, so I will definitely be giving this technique a try to get me some chevron florals. :)

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  20. Fun and versatile cards! Love your kissing technique and mirror image technique in the video--so easy. Thanks so much for sharing on this great blog hop!!

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  21. I really love the Christmas tree card... I Love the green color!!!

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  22. Love your clean and simple cards! Love the Foundations box!

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  23. Chrissie all your cards are amazing!! This is such a versatile kit. All the colors are so pretty on the cards you've done here. 😊

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  24. Fabulous casual
    cards that are
    so pretty!
    Carla from Utah

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  25. Really love your card ideas. The birthday card is bright and cheerful. The thank you card is also a favorite.

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  26. Great simple cards I didn't think they could have alot to say with simple words.

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  27. What a fab batch of CAS cards! I especially like the mixed colors in the circle and that sweet-as-can-be Thank You card!

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  28. Love, love, love your cards! I especially love the one with the coffee cups. Great inspiration and information.

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  29. Love your clean and simple style. Gorgeous cards. Love the color blending.

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  30. Great designs ... great products !!!!!

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  31. Love the clean and simple look of all your cards. The content of this box is amazing.

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  32. Hey Chrissie, LOVE your cards!!! So much inspiration!! Can't wait to try this out!!!

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  33. Beautiful cards!! I love how you used the kiss technique with the flower stamp!

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  34. What beautiful cards. I love all the various sentiments, the colors, and the versatility of the occasions this box can be used for - thank you for sharing

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  35. I love your cards! Thanks for the video! I can hardly wait to get this box. Inks look amazing!

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  36. Your cards are inspiring and showcase how versatile this set is. Thank you.

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  37. The Happy Birthday card with dots and colored twine is my favorite but I love them all!!! This box is filled with so many goodies!! TFS!

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  38. All these are so cute. The versatility of these sets are great. I can't wait to get them.

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  39. Great designs! Love the cards.

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  40. Love all your cards! I like that they are all reasonably easy to create, and so fresh and vibrant...and all from 1 box!! Excellent!
    Thanks for the inspiration!
    Hugs
    Rene

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  41. I am in love with the colors that are so rich..and the cards are simple yet elegant.

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  42. The COLORS just got me!! I NEED them!!

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  43. Love LOVE! the Happy Birthday card with the Orange Dots! Can't Wait to try this!

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  44. I really like the gradient stamping on the birthday and thank you cards. Great job on all the cards - I can see you couldn't stop at just one card - LOL.

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  45. Love these cards! Lots of awesomeness!

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  46. Love what you have done with this box of goodness! So many great ideas and inspiration! can't wait to get my own box!

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  47. Wow! What wonderful inspiration. I love that you can make such amazing one layer cards with this set. Perfect for the holidays. Thank you for sharing.

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  48. Love the "Just a note" card. They would make a nice note card gift pack.

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  49. Fabulous cards! So cute. I really love the one with the orange dots, as well as that sweet little kite card.

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  50. I loved your cards and thanks for the video....that is always so helpful.

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  51. Absolutely beautiful cards. I'm really getting really excited about the new ink pads.

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  52. Another awesome birthday card, cant wait!!!

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  53. Super work. Love the card samples and video!

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  54. Love your video! It's so helpful to see some of these techniques in live action! Beautiful cards!

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  55. I really love what you have put together with the Foundations Box! Absolutely fabulous!

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  56. These are fabulous! And thank you for the reminders and various techniques, it is something that I often struggle to remember.

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  57. Such sweet and fun one layer cards. So cute. Really excited to try the new inks.

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  58. Love them all! I especially love the Merry and bright. Just so cute!

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  59. Love your CAS cards! Great set of stamps!

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  60. Great ideas and I would love to make gift sets using these ideas.

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  61. Love your cards and your great video! Thanks for sharing this great collection!

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  62. Great cards! Love vibrant thank card. Will be using these as an inspiration for great one layer cards. The popped up Christmas tree is super cute! Thanks for sharing!

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  63. Awesome cards and the video was so informative I loved the flower trick to get a pattern on it. Thanks so much for all of the tricks and fab cards.

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  64. It was fun watching the cool techniques you used to create these fun cards, thanks for sharing.

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  65. What a good idea coloring plain twine! I do like how vibrant the ink colors are. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

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  66. I love the cards with the blended orange and red inks.

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  67. Love your cards! Great techniques as well!

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  68. Great instruction video. Thank you for ideas for this great kit.

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  69. So many wonderful cards.
    Love the stamps and the inks.
    going to be so much fun to
    play with them.
    thanks for sharing.

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  70. lots of great cards here. Not sure which is my favorite--maybe the birthday card, or maybe the one with the kites--or....lol

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  71. Absolutely adorable CAS cards! Love the bright colors and these are sure to make the lucky recipient smile! :o)

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  72. Love the simplicity of your card designs and the great use if the foundation box Stamps and inks!

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  73. Thank you for another great idea of using the foundation box. Love your cards!

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  74. Beautiful quick and simple cards! I'll be stealing your ideas for sure!!

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  75. They are Simply AMAZING CAS cards!!!

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  76. Great cards, I love how you used the multiple colors. So excited about these new products.

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  77. Love how you created your card. Loving the orange polka dot one. Can't wait to try the new box out!! Love the bright colours!

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  78. The Happy Birthday card with the orange dots is simply amazing! Cannot wait for this box!

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  79. Such fabulous cards and not over the top.

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  80. Your CAS samples are gorgeous! I love your ideas for stretching the stamp-pad colours: inking your twine, multi-coloured sentiments, making some spatter. Wonderful illustrations of all the goodness in this Foundations box.

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  81. Seriously LOVE that Happy Birthday cards. Love them all but that one just GRABS me. So simple but So beautiful.

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  82. thank you for sharing your cards. It's amazing how simply elegant these cards are. Can't wait to case them (all of us are not blessed to be that creative)

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  83. So many things I will use from your samples. Thanks for taking the time to share.

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  84. I am not an "orange" person and use it very rarely...until now. I think I love it!

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  85. thank you for sharing the techniques. never seen them done before. Great video as well.

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  86. I learned so much from you today. I learned the kiss method for the chevron flower, so clever, and the mirroring using acrylic. Thank you so much. Love the clean and simple cards. They look great.

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  87. I can't wait to see these inks in person!

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  88. I can't wait to see these inks in person!

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  89. Great card inspirations . . .Thanks!

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  90. Very nice cards,thanks for sharing.

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  91. Great cards! I love the brightness of the inks....

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  92. You've created some wonderful C&S cards with the beautiful new colors! I'm itching to get my hands on that box!

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  93. Clean and simple cards but those colors are awesome...well done

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  94. You were super busy making all these lovely cards! Love them!

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  95. Such fun cards. Love all the great tips on how to use these sets in different ways. Looks like a great kit to own. Thanks for sharing.

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  96. You got me hooked with the herringbone flower - great cards

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  97. I'm completely enamoured with your CASilicous cards, showcasing the fabulous new images and inks! The little coffee cups steal the show for me, followed closely by the sweet tree! This looks like on amazing box of products; I'm incredibly intrigued! Thank you for the smiles!
    ~carol

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  98. Love these easy to do cards! It is especially appealing this time of year.

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  99. Love your different styles and use of ink. Thanks for the video. I'm anxious to get my hands on thes ink pads. Thanks for sharing

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  100. Your cards are gorgeous and I absolutely love the two tone stamping! Loving those inks!

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  101. Really like how quickly those cards came together, and only tapping once, maybe twice to get such good coverage? Awesome! I'm going to remember that acetate mirroring trick....how cool is that? But I also like that popped up tree and the way you did the sentiment. Who knew!

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  102. Cute Clean and Simple cards. I love the multi color stamping on the circles!!

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  103. Thanks for the great card ideas. I especially like the birthday card with the neat poka dots and shading, as well as the kite card with the lovely blue background.

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  104. Love them all. So many wonderful ideas and great colors.

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  105. Great card ideas, thank you so much for sharing.

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  106. I really love how you showed a few really simple techniques with the supplies in the box. Liked the watered blue flicks - - and the lone kite...

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  107. Love the simplicity of the cards and colors are so bright.

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  108. Simple and lovely. Makes it easy to do a card in a quick pinch. Thanks.

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  109. I loved your cards. So cute and easy.

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  110. Boy...simple can knock it out of the ballpark

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  111. The tiny tree card is too adorable. The stamp pad colors are great.

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  112. They're all so cute i can't pick a favourite

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  113. super cute cards, love the merry & bright one

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  114. Awesome cards. Love each of them. Learned at least two new techniques in your video. Thanks!

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  115. Love your cards. They're great. All this in one box. Lovin it heaps. Love your ombré cards. You must share how you did this with the inks. They look awesome. T xx

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  116. These cards are all eye catching. You really sold the new inks. Sweet cards.. love them

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  117. Beautiful cards, I love the kissing technique. I never remember to use it though. Incredible outome, with few supples!

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  118. beautiful cards, love the clean and simple look of them. The new ink pads look to be amazing!

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  119. Great video. Thanks for sharing. Woot woot woot, now I know how to make mirror image. Wonderful cards. Love your creativity.

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  120. So many great cards here, love clean and simple cards and you nailed it

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  121. Loving these cards, such fun!

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  122. Love your video....wonderful creations!

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  123. Love your sweet and thoughtful designs. I can't wait to try the inks and try to recreate what you've done!

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  124. All very pretty cards Chrissie. TFS

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  125. I love the clean but beautiful style of your cards.
    I can't wait to try them myself. Thank you.

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  126. Fantastic cards! Love these little images like the cup and the new colours.

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  127. Simple yet elegant. Thanks for sharing!

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  128. All cards are fantastic and the colors are fun and happy too! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  129. Beautiful clean and simple cards. Great job with the kit contents Chrissie! Thanks for sharing your creations with us.

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  130. Can't believe how versatile these stamps are...and the colors...WOW!
    Love your designs too!

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  131. Super Cute!!!! Can''t wait to get my box soon!!!

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  132. There are so many fantastic card ideas...I'm certain I'll decide to order the bundle before I get to the end of the hop!!!!

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  133. The way you have used the dots on two of your cards makes me happy.

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  134. Beautiful cards, thank you for the video and teaching me how to do mirror images, My mother was a great one to get me to do mirror images when I was doing needlework. Your way on papercrafting is much easier. Thank you again

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  135. Wonderful cards and thanks for doing the video.....I was really impressed with the inks, but now I am just about equally impressed with the stamps! Great products in the hands of some very talented people.......

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  136. Thanks for the video. Love your cards.

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  137. Nice cards. Really love your clean style & fun techniques.

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  138. Great cards, thanks for the video.

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  139. Wonderful cards and fabulous video, thank you! xxx

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  140. Your cards are simple but pretty I love the colors and style of the happy birthday card with the orange dots.

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  141. Love these clean and simple cards, and the various techniques you've used. Thank you! Such a versatile box of goodies!

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  142. Beautiful cards and thanks for sharing the video.

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  143. Very cute and fun cards!! Thanks for the inspiration. These new inks look pretty awesome!!

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  144. Love your cards! especially that little tree with the gorgeous sentiment on top. Great font!! The Foundation Box looks fabulous!

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  145. Simple and sweet! Thank you for sharing!

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  146. Your cards use the Foundation Box contents beautifully. Besides all the great products, I'm in love with the fonts. They are Great!! Thank you for sharing your talent with all of us.

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  147. Love how you blended the inks on the stamp and still got bright inks, even on the twine!

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  148. Love all your cards! Especially the splatter and two tone colors, and loved the idea of using the ink pad to color the twine! Great ideas I will have to remember to put into practice!

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  149. Really cute cards! I especially love the "kissed" patterned flower, as well as the watercolor-blended circle on the clear block. Such pretty colors! Thanks so much for sharing your creative ideas!

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  150. Loved all the cards you did, I also love when there is a video involved. Makes it easier to understand how you do what you do

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  151. love the pretty and vibrant colors! pretty cards!

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  152. love these and the little kite card is my fave!

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  153. Beautiful cards with awesome colors! Can't wait to try out these inks! The Merry & Bright card with the 2 mugs is adorable! Love it!

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  154. Love the simplicity of your cards. The colors are so vibrant!

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  155. Love your CAS cards. I can see that box of goodies sitting nicely in my craft room. Thanks for sharing. Happy day

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  156. Beautiful cards, love them all! Thank you for the video and so many wonderful ideas for using the supplies in this amazing box.
    Teresa Pires

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  157. Great set of cards---thanks for sharing!!!

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  158. Cute cards, thanks for sharing.

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  159. Sweet cards!!! Really love the thank you flower card!!

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  160. Really awesome cards Chrissie, a great job on them!

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  161. Great cards! Can't wait for this release!

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  162. Love your cards. The colors are so bright. Can't wait to get my box.

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  163. Really, really cute cards! My favorite is that little kite. Loving these stamps and the awesome ink colors! Thanks for sharing your creativity! :-)

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  164. Really pretty cards. Love the simplicity of them too. Looking forward to this release.

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  165. Loved your use of the new Catherine Pooler ink! Great inspirational cards! Thanks for sharing.

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  166. Cute and colorful card designs with this kit.

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  167. Beautiful,vibrant,classy and simple--love them all. Thanks for sharing your talents.

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  168. Thank you very much for your video. I love it. Like how you showed to do the mirror stamping. Thanks for all you work.

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  169. My favorite card has the kites on it. Such brilliant colors. Can't wait to try them out!

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  170. Love your cards! Thanks for adding the video. Great idea with the chevron flower...Can't wait to try that technique!!!!💌

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Thank you so much for commenting!!! :)