Monday, February 22, 2016

Celebrating 5 years with Paper Smooches





Paper Smooches in celebrating their 5th Anniversary this month!

I am so excited to be a part of this special blog hop! I love Paper Smooches products, and Kim is one of my favorite people :)  Today I am using one of the NEW products released this month. 

Here are the details:

· Just leave a comment on any of the blogs listed below for your chance to win a prize! 

· Each blog has a different prize to win! If you are chosen here on my blog you will win your choice of three Paper Smooches Stamp sets!

· Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Wednesday, February 24th to leave a comment. 

· Winners will be announced on each blog on Thursday, February 25th.


For my card, I used the beautiful new Botanicals 2 stamp set and dies along with a fun sentiment set called Fun & Flirty. I stamped all the leaves in different shades of pinks and purples. Now my Mom would look at this and ask "why are all the leaves pink and purple?" She thinks leaves are green, but in my awesomely colorful world, leaves are any color I want them to be :)


I added some details to the leaves with my Copic markers and my white gel pen. I splattered the white panel with some purple ink for a little background interest.


I adhered all of the leaves to a white panel then trimmed about an inch off of the bottom making the leaves all flush with the edge. I then mounted this to my card base over some patterned paper and a thin strip of dark purple card stock. The sentiment was stamped at the top with dark purple ink.


Paper Smooches Supplies:


Don't forget to leave comments on all of the blogs for your chance to win some awesome prizes! Each blog has a different prize! If you are chosen here on my blog you'll win your choice of three Paper Smooches stamp sets!!

Details: 
· Just leave a comment on any of the blogs listed below for your chance to win a prize! 
· Each blog has a different prize to win!
· Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Wednesday, February 24th to leave a comment. 
·Winners will be announced on each blog on Thursday, February 25th.

Please hop on over to these fabulous designers blogs to see their Paper Smooches creations…and see what you could win!

Kay Miller- You are here

Thank you for joining us! Enjoy the hop!

Kay :)


785 comments:

  1. Love the pinks and purples! Wonderfully bright and happy card :D

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  2. Absolurely love this colour combination - I would be a very happy bunny if I received that card :-)

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  3. What a cheery card, Kay! I love the way you used color on the leaves, too. The Botanicals 2 set really warms the heart of this gardener! ♡

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  4. Wonderful, such a great use of stamps to make such a striking card, I love the detail you've added

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  5. this card is gorgeous!!!! I love the colors!! so stunning!

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  6. Feels like spring with the pink and purple leaves!

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  7. Beautiful! I love the tiny spritzing you did.

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  8. Lovely colors. I have been eyeing this set. I think I need to order it. :)

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  9. Love the bold spring colors! Can't wait to see them all in bloom! Your flower arranging talents are wonderful! Great stamps and dies

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  10. "Hey Beautiful' indeed...... amazing colors and lovely detail!

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  11. Oh, moms! Lol. There are oodles of non-green leaves in the world! Funny. Loved the card!

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  12. Oh, moms! Lol. There are oodles of non-green leaves in the world! Funny. Loved the card!

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  13. I adore your unique colors and such a happy card!

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  14. Beautiful card. Love the colors.

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  15. I love the colors........thanks so much for sharing your talents.

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  16. Happy Anniversary Paper Smooches! Loving the new release. This card is so sweet and can be used for many occasions.

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  17. LOVE Paper Smooches and would love to win this prize! Thanks for sharing your wonderful card!

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  18. Kay this card is beautiful. You are seriously one of my favorite designers.

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  19. I think your colorful non green leaves are just gorgeous Kay! In fact this whole card is just absolutely lovely, and I want to CASE this one too! Thank you for the continuing inspiration...love it!! :0)

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  20. LOVE your world of non-green leaves! It is so magical!

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  21. I love the colors you chose. I have the botanicals 2 stamps and dies and never thought to choose pinks and purples for the "greenery"....it's absolutely beautiful!

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  22. Love the color combinations that you used and the sentiment is perfect!

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  23. Scrolled down and totally fell in love with the card! Purple is my favourite colour, and I have purple & pink hair ;) The Botanicals 2 stamp set is Gorgeous! Definitely adding that to my ever-growing want list!

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  24. Another great way to use the PS botanical set! Such pretty looks! So many styles! Thanks for sharing Kay!

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  25. These are the perfect girlie-colors!!!

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  26. I seldom use purple in my cards and now I want to give it a try! Gorgeous!!

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  27. BEAUTIFUL card! The colors are stunning, the stamping and layout are perfect!

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  28. Love the purples and pinks. I makes the card look cheery!

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  29. I love your choice of leaf colors! Absolutely perfect! So pretty....

    Susan

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  30. What a gorgeous card! Love the colors!

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  31. "HOW" beautiful, Kay! Love the colours you've chosen for this card. Great stamps and dies! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  32. this is just delightful! I love purple leaves!

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  33. I agree! Leaves can be any color you want and I LOVE what you have done with Paper Smooches stamp set! Always FABULOUS Kay.

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  34. Very pretty card! Love that you used colors not normally found on leaves. Very spring.

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  35. Your card is so pretty I love the colors. Thanks for sharing your talent with us
    Kimberly Colson

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  36. The colors you used are gorgeous and I love those stamps & dies. The new Fun & Flirty set is on my wish list, it's fabulous.

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  37. Your card is beautiful! And what a great concept to use any color you want for the leaves!!

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  38. I love the composition, colors and the detail and depth you added to the leaves with your Copics. Very pretty!

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  39. your card is lovely. very cheerful.

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  40. Your card is so gorgeous :) I love the colors

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  41. Absolutely beautiful! Love the colouring and the colours!

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  42. LOVE the color combo you used on the foliage!! Absolutely beautiful!

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  43. LOVE the color combo you used on the foliage!! Absolutely beautiful!

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  44. I love the colors you chose. I'll call making things non-traditional colors "artistic license." :) This is a beautiful card!!

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  45. Beautiful, colorful and elegent card! Thanks!

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  46. Your mom is right, leaves are green. But I'll have to admit your pink and purple leave are just gorgeous.

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  47. Beautiful card. I love the colors.

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  48. Great colors, you are the splatter expert!

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  49. So beautiful and so thankful for your color filled world too! TFS Kay :D
    Dolly

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  50. Beautiful card! Very elegant and so pretty!

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  51. LOVE those colors! Thanks for the inspiration!!

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  52. Beautiful card with such pretty colors

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  53. OMG, the colors are perfectly amazing.

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  54. Lovely card. Thanks for sharing. I love Paper Smooches images and sentiments.

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  55. I like pink and purple leaves, too. Great card.

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  56. Beautiful colorful card! Love the color combination...great inspiration - thank you.

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  57. Your cards are always so beautiful and colorful and this one is no different. Thank you to Paper Smooches for this great giveaway.

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  58. Your cards are always so beautiful and colorful and this one is no different. Thank you to Paper Smooches for this great giveaway.

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  59. Just gorgeous! I love PS stamps and the Botanicals set if one of my faves!

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  60. LOVE this!!! It is so lovely!! Wish leaves were really that color!

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  61. Such a pretty card. Wish I could splatter like you ;-)

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  62. love purples and pinks, so this is pretty much perfect in m opinion!

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  63. I too always think of leaves as green but I think you might have just changed my thought on that! I love this!

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  64. Definitely a pretty creation! Love the botanical stamped leaves and arrangement in all pinks and purples! Great addition of gel pen!

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  65. Your cards are always so beautiful! Love this! and I have the stamp!

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  66. Love your color combo it tells me that spring is coming :0)

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  67. this card is soooo pretty..the flirty sentiment is gonna work for sure if the card is this beautiful! ;) i wish we had card making supplies in our country and we could make cards this easily. Also these are quite expensive for me to buy from Bangladesh. :(

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  68. Beautiful card, love all the bright color tfs!

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  69. Gorgeous card, I love the color combination. The purple splatters are subtle but add the perfect finishing touch. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  70. Beautiful card...the Fun and Flirty sentiment stamps look like a must-have.

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  71. Pink and purple leaves work for me, too, Kay! Your card is gorgeous.

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  72. Very pretty. Love the speckle's in the background. ~ Sherry

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  73. Such a pretty, flirty card.

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  74. Beautiful Card! Love the colors and the splatter touches!

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  75. Love those vibrant colors on your card, also the design is awesome!

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  76. Purple and pink leaves look amazing to me. Purples are my all time favorite colors. That sentiment set is fantastic and would be a wonderful set to win. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card.

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  77. I just love all the bold colors in use this spring. Thanks for sharing.

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  78. Kay, I absolutely love the colors you chose for your card. I totally agree with you, ie, we can color images any color we want; afterall, that's the best thing about DIY cards! TFS

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  79. Well....leaves don't have to be green. Pretty card. thanks.

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  80. Very pretty card. I love your pink and purple leaves!

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  81. Such a pretty card. The colors you used are wonderful!

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  82. Gorgeous card - I love the colors you used & the details you added to the leaves!

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  83. Gorgeous card! Love the color combo! xx

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  84. Gorgeous color combo and details on this beautiful card! Love it!

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  85. My favorite colors! I like that you used pattern paper; very few of the stampers I follow use it. And I have a real big collection of paper. I just love it!

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  86. Such a pretty color combination, I love your card!

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  87. I love the colors & sentiment on your card. That stamp & die set are a must have. Your card makes me feel happy. Great job.

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  88. Great card... love purple and all shades of it!

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  89. Great idea to add dimension. And I agree - when you are creating it, it can be any color you want!

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  90. beautiful card, definitely reminiscent of spring!

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  91. Such a pretty card! Love the colors you chose and their arrangement!

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  92. I'm in love with your colors your used. thx for the inspirations

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  93. Love Paper Smooches ! The products are so cheerful,

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  94. Beautiful color combo.

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  95. Great flower sets! I am so looking forward to Spring and this card just personifies that season.

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  96. Such a great design! You can change the sentiment and use it for all sorts of occasions.

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  97. So sweet, Kay! LOVE your color choices for the leaves, he he, and the added detail!

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  98. Super fun card with those gorgeous colors! Love the spatters in the background too.

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  99. I love how pretty this creation is!

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  100. I love the color of the leaves!

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  101. I love the font, beautiful card.

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  102. wow the colors in your card are stunning! I love it!

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  103. Kay, I agree with you-leaves can be any color we want in our colorful world of crafting! I love this botanicals set!

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  104. Beautiful colors and such a happy card!

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  105. Love the colors...I think that your mom and my dad are related...just sayin

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  106. I love your ink color choices on this. It is so vibrant and not one I would have thought of. Will need to try this.

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  107. Kay, this is gorgeous...may have to case it a bit for my Mother's Day Cards. I Love your "colorful world"!

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  108. Great card. I love the color. Made me realize I really have to break out the botanical stamp sets again ... Thank you!

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  109. This card is so beautiful and full of fun colors and designs.

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  110. Love the card. And the colors are so spring like.

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  111. Beautiful card, I love those bright spring like colors!

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  112. Kay, that is beautiful! I love your work. Thanks for a chance to win!!

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  113. These flowers are GORGEOUS, Kay, and your design using them is fresh and perfect!!

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  114. Beautiful design and such lovely spring colors!

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  115. Great layout and design elements leads to a beautiful spring card!

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  116. Beautiful colors! Happy Anniversary Paper Smooches!

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  117. What a lovely card design and neat products too!

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  118. I love that your leaves are not green! Love, love, love your bright colors. You are so awesomely talented! Thanks for sharing your gift with us crazy card makers.

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  119. I love the Botanical series and have made several cards using it. Your card is lovely!

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  120. Thanks, Kay for a chance to win. I love Paper Smooches products.

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  121. so pretty--my aunt would love these purple leaves!

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  122. What a beautiful card, so pretty!!! Thanks for sharing

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  123. Gorgeous card! Love the sentiment and the PS Botanicals stamps!

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  124. Just shows the versatility of the newest stamps and how beautifully done in these different shades of violets and purples!! Perfect for Spring despite the weather!! Gorgeous card!

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  125. I love the variety of colors used...so fresh and ready for spring!

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  126. What a beautiful card! The color is so vibrant and amazing. Thanks for sharing!

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  127. Such a bright and beautiful card!

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  128. Awesome card, love the color combo:-)

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  129. Such a pretty card!! I do love the color and all your design elements! Very classy!

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  130. I really like this card with its vibrant leaves and flowers! So thankful there is a die set to use with them! This PS Botanicals set is WONDERFUL. Happy Birthday, Paper Smooches!

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  131. Love your card. The colors are wonderful.

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  132. Beautiful card! You go ahead and color your leaves any color you want :)

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  133. Beautiful card, love the colors.

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  134. Beautiful card, love the colors.

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  135. I love your colourful leaves Kay - they really brighten my day. Gorgeous card!

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  136. Gorgeous coloring on
    your bright and cheerful
    card! Love that stamp.
    Carla from Utah

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  137. Gorgeous card Kay, love those stamps, the colours and your splatter! I think your leaves can be any colour you want too, in my post today I made pink barn. With stamps and ink you can just imagine!

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  138. The colors on this card are just beautiful! I really like the sentiment, too!

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  139. I love your card and following your posts. You seem to love the same brands I like. Nice, generous giveaway....how fun. Jan D., FL

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  140. Such beautiful, bright colors! Makes me hunger for spring even more than usual!

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  141. Pretty, pretty card! I love your spatters and dots and the fun colors!

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  142. Oh, Kay, how I love your awesomely colorful world!
    The pinks and purples are so beautiful but what I love best are your tiny dots and splatters.

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  143. So pretty! I just placed my first order with Paper Smooches, so many great products.

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  144. Love your choice of leaf colors! Beautiful card!

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  145. Oh wow. This is so pretty. I didn't even notice the colored leaves until you pointed them out. It just "read" as more flowers to me.

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  146. Aww, Paper Smooches rocks, and so do your cards!

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  147. This is gorgeous! These sprigs and sentiments are my favourite from this release!

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  148. I LOVE your pink and purple leaves, it encourages me to 'stamp' outside my box! :P

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  149. Your card is fresh and beautiful! I love the pinks and purples :)

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  150. I love your colorful leaves! Happy 5th Anniversary to Paper Smooches!

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  151. This is a beautiful card! Love the colors!

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  152. I love your awesomely colorful world! The Fun and Flirty sentiments are going into my shopping cart!

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  153. I love how you think outside the box when it comes to colour Kay. I want to create with your colour choice.

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  154. I like the background of splatter you decided on which matches the design perfectly. Dig the sentiment stamps! Thanks for sharing!

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  155. Love this simple yet beautiful card

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  156. I just LOVE flowers and I love your design and cholor shoices. So beautiful. Happy 5th Anniversary Paper Smooches!

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  157. I sort of thing leaves should be green too.... However, I really really love the pinks and purples. Time for me to think outside the box. Thanks for the inspiration

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  158. I love the colors you chose for this card!

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  159. Beautiful card, thanks for putting something pretty out for us all to enjoy. Thanks paper smooches for a chance to win

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  160. Such a happy color palette and card. Why not? Happy Birthday Paper Smooches!

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  161. Love your card and the colors, too. Thanks for the thought of working outside the conventional color box!

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  162. How can I say anything except BEAUTIFUL? Thanks!

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  163. Pretty colors. You've inspired me to think outside the box more.

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  164. Wow your card is so beautiful, I love your colour choice and how you arranged the flowers...it is stunning! Thanks for sharing!

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  165. Such a soft and elegant card. I love it!

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  166. Beautiful soft colours! I really like the pattern at the bottom with the overall design.

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  167. Love the flowers and leaves in non traditional colours

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  168. Your card is so lovely and I love the font of this new sentiment set!

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  169. Love you sayings and the botanical stamps. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  170. Thanks for the giveaway .. the card is extremely creative :)

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  171. Love your card! The font is beautiful....the colors used...just great!

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  172. I love the colors! Can't wait to try my hands at a card with leaves which aren't green. :)

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  173. Pinks and purples make great leaves, too! Purple is my favorite, so this looks great to me, a happy card. Thanks for a chance at a giveaway of Paper Smooches. Kim is a great gal with a great company!

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