Thursday, 22 August 2013

LOTV Christmas Release Blog Hop.. Three Little Red Squirrels

Morning everyone and thanks for stopping by! Today we are holding a Lili of the Valley design team blog hop to celebrate the launch of their gorgeous new Christmas stamps
This is the second set of their 2013 Christmas collection and there are 20 stamps including some of your favourite characters and also a few more traditional designs..  James The Bear is back!!!!!  Yipeeeeeeeee
 The stamps will be available to buy on the website from midday on Sunday August 25th 
I’m sure you know what to do by now  ...just ‘hop’ from one blog to another following the links and leave a comment on each card, hopefully we can give you lots of ideas and inspiration along the way for using the new images


There is a fabulous prize up for grabs on the hop, we don’t know where it is hidden so do make sure you that you visit and comment on every blog

You have a couple of days to join in, we will let you know on Saturday evening which was the ‘lucky’ blog and a winner will be drawn at random from all the comments that were left on that blog.  The prize is a full set of the new Christmas stamps...
that’s 20 rubber stamps, one each of all the newest designs
Here's a list of all the blogs taking part, and remember that you will need to visit them all and leave a comment on each one to have the best chance of winning;

Here is my card using Red Squirrels in Pine Tree... So very cute don't you think...

Card Recipe:
Flexmarkers, Promarkers and Prismas.
Burlap ribbon: Stanpin Up
Button from stash
Twine: The Ribbon Girl


You should be visiting  the lovely Kathy next, and if you get lost you can always go back to the beginning and pick it up from there

Don’t forget to stop by the Ideas to Inspire blog on Saturday evening when you can find out who the lucky winner is of that great prize
 Enjoy the hop…    and good luck!

191 comments:

  1. wauwwww this one is so sweet.
    hugs rian

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  2. Such a gorgeous little image. Beautifully coloured and great colours Jen x

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  3. oooh this ons is beautifull....

    love it

    hugs
    angelique

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  4. Good morning Jen that stamp is perfect for your CAS card, stunning colours, I love it x

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  5. Gorgeous. Love the CAS design and use of that button. TFS. Bettina xx

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  6. Such a sweet image, perfectly suits your cas style.

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  7. This is so unusual. I love it

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  8. This is such a beautiful card and the image is just so sweet! xxx

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  9. Oh how cute! sweet card Jen. Holly

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  10. These are adorable... and not so Christamssy, I think they are more versatile than the other stamps in the Christmas release!

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  11. Hi Jen,
    Beautifully coloured, I love the image and your CAS style.
    Chris X

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  12. So very sweet! Perfect stamp for a great CAS layout! Like yours, which is fab! :-)

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  13. Jen - Nice card and love the way you have coloured it - the squirrels are so cute.
    Elaine

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  14. Such a sweet image love the little red squirrels x

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  15. Cute image and not just for Christmas.

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  16. Awwwwwww that image is just delightful! Wonderful colouring and your CAS design is just perfect!
    Sue xx

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  17. what a gorgeous card loving this new stamp its such a cute image love your design Love and Happy Crafting Carole x

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  18. These animals are all so cute, and squirrels are unusual. Great for all sorts of cards. Rosemary I

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  19. Beautiful your card and the stamp realy great.
    Hugs Astrid

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  20. Squirrels are so cute and this card really made me smile. Really CAS but works so well x

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  21. Hello Jen
    So glad James is back, love this character. Beautiful card.
    Chris xxx

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  22. Wow! so stylish... I love these cuties...
    TFS!
    Hugs xxxxxx

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  23. Beautiful card love how elegant it looks!
    I love this image, this would be perfect for my dads christmas card!
    Thanks for sharing
    Hugs
    Kelly
    xxx

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  24. Wow the new stamps are gorgeous. Lovely card.
    hugs Anke

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  25. Hello Jen. What a very cute stamp ideal foe CAS style cards.
    Thank You.
    Karen x

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  26. Beautiful card. Love your style Jen. x

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  27. Ah, naughty little squirrels! Very sweet and a super card x

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  28. Hi Jen,

    Lovely image and so well put together as usual. I love the striking way you put cards together, very effective. Another lovely christmas image from LOTV.
    Hugs
    Karen x

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  29. Well Jen you have done it agen! It is so nice to see the RED squirrels I'm glad we haven't forgotten them they are so few now. thank you

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  30. Hallo Jen,

    I love your card, the new stamp is beautiful and inspireing.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Hugs Lotte

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  31. such a wonderful CAS card jen - this looks so cute - love it x

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  32. Hi Jen. what a lovely card, the squirrels look so cute. The more I see of your cards the more I think I should try the the CAS style of card. Thanks for inspiring me.

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  33. Oh my goodness i love the squirrels! I have a friend who is a squirrel fanatic, I must make her a card with this stamp!

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  34. Wonderful card, simpel but looks great.

    Hugs, Nanda

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  35. Your card is so nice.

    Hugs,
    bastel_fee

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  36. love that this one is a little different, I really think there is something for everyone in this release.

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  37. Gorgeous card, love this new image x Rachel

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  38. Adorable image and beautiful card Jen x

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  39. I love how CAS this card is! It's beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

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  40. These are adorable! Gorgeous coloring, lovely card!
    hugs, Helena

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  41. Oh another sweet image, love the burlap ribbon, may have to get me some of that!

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  42. Hi Jen,

    a sweet image, so nice you make the card. wonderful!!!

    LG Renate

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  43. Gorgeous image on a lovely CAS card.

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  44. OOh I love this one x Really enjoing this blog hop x

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  45. Again... I like trees, the squirrells are great!!

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  46. Love this image, of course any stamp with cute animals on it is on my wish list. Great card. Have an awesome day.

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  47. So sweet! Love the simplicity of the card and how the button helps make the image pop!
    <3 Emily L.

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  48. Your CAS stile is Fab! ^_^
    Vale ;)

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  49. So cute - love the simplicity - with the red button it's perfect.

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  50. What cute little squirrels! Gorgeous card and a fab cas design.
    Lorraine x

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  51. Lovely image and colouring is great
    Ann

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  52. Love your squirrel CAS card, does not need anything else..Weldone, great hop,
    Ciao Blankina

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  53. Aaaaw - what a gorgeous image! Your lovely card shows it off perfectly.

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  54. Wow, gorgeous image and great coulors, how smart to match the cute squirrels with the button! It's great to get some CAS inspiration if you're going to do lots of Christmas cards..! :)

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  55. Amazing. So clean and simple, but still so cute.

    Hugs,
    Heike

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  56. Fab colouring, love your design x

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  57. Adorable - love the wintery feel. I really appreciate this image as it can be used for cards other than holiday cards. Thanks so much for sharing your creativity, I'm off to hop and gather more inspiration.

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  58. This stamps is so cute I can't wait to order. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

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  59. Gorgeous. I love this image, beautifully coloured.

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  60. Beautiful card and thanks for sharing what you love with all of us!! Huge LOTV fan and hope I win :)

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  61. Aaawww I need this stamp too! A wonderful CAS card!
    Kelly.x

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  62. What a splendid card, the stamp just speaks for itself. Thanks for the hop! Jane x

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  63. Such a simole CAS card hun, however as usual absolutely love it. So can't wait to be this good!! Especially with the colouring. Great bloghop ;0)

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  64. This is really different, plain and simple. I like it.

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  65. Oh em gee SQUIRRELS..... love it.. because they are a little bit like a cat aren't they..

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  66. Really adorable image and your coloring is amazing!! Love the added texture of the snow! :) HUGS

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  67. such a sweet CAS card, love the added hessian trim, perfect for the image
    hugs

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  68. Awh! This is soooo cute.. love those little squirrels, it's not something you see too often on Christmas cards.. lovely cas card Jen:0)
    Hugs,
    Marjorie xx

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  69. Wow, this is just so fabulous. Love the CAS style as it really shows what an adorable stamp this is. Very elegant and sweet card xx

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  70. I think the squirrels are my favorite yet. Awesome.

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  71. What a cute little image and I love the CAS design of your card!

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  72. I think the squirrels are my favorite yet. Awesome.

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  73. How cute is this and not just for christmas it could be used all year round and great for those difficult males we love too fab card so simply elegant thank you.

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  74. so sweet card love the little squirls hugs Christa

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  75. Yes, it is cute! I love the simplicity look of your card and yet it's so elegant. Wonderful

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  76. Beautiful card Jen, love the image could be used for any time of the year, Kate x

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  77. A simple stamp but so much character to it. Nice job.

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  78. Aw, that is one cute card! Love those squirrels.

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  79. This is lovely Jen and it doesn't have to be just for Christmas. A stamp with a difference!

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  80. Beautiful card. I love the simplicity of it, really draws your eye onto the image.

    Emma x

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  81. Oh those squirrels, so cute. Love the cleaness of this card, the touch of burlap and the button. It's gorgeous.

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  82. Hello Jen, I do think this image is very cute, love this clean and simple style giving it all the room. have a nice day! Hugs.

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  83. Very sweet card Jen and cute image.
    pauline x

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  84. Very sweet card jen and cute image :-)
    pauline x

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  85. Beautiful and so elegant.
    Thanks for a fun hop.
    Debs xx

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  86. So cute Jen. Very elegant.
    Hugs Tracy x

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  87. This image is so cute Jen, and really matches your C&S style. You've made this image so adorable. Love your card. Another stamp on my 'must have' list though. This is gonna be an expensive weekend when they're released!
    Hugs
    Annette
    xx

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  88. Wow, your card is adorable, wonderful colors and Details. Love the new images.

    Hugs
    Heike

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  89. this one is beautiful thanks for the inspiration

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  90. Oh your card is adorable.Love this image and the clean lines on your card.Hugs Debbie x

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  91. This is the perfect Christmas card to mail out to so many people! It's not too girly, it's not too cute, it's absolutely perfect. I adore the image and the simplicity of this card, but your coloring is what makes it an outstanding card. I love this one! --Gail

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  92. What a pretty card and image. I can't wait for the stamps to be for sale. I am counting the days.
    Helen

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  93. great cas card, love the sweet stamp x

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  94. Beautifully simple, love to image, could use this for winter birthdays too x

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  95. What a great image. Love the clean and simple card.
    Lesley

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  96. Ahh! Just too cute - this one was made for me! How am I going to choose? Stuff it, I'll get the lot, lol! xx

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  97. Very CAS and stunning too. Hugs, Carol S.xx

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  98. aw...this is so sweet and an adorable stamp too.

    Fi
    x

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  99. Very cute. That is what I see all winter outside my back window.Mickey

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  100. Love these little fellas! Like your clean and crisp style too. Thanks for sharing.

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  101. so stunning jen.perfect cas design really shows off the adorable image :D

    xx coops xx

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  102. Love your style - you are so talented! Stamp is gorgeous - how will I choose!!!!

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  103. Great card - so simple and Christmassy - so cute! kate xx

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  104. What a wonderful card you've made with this sweet image, Jen!! Love all of them! Thank you for sharing this wonderful inspiration with us.
    Hugs, Karina

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  105. WOW WOW WOW GORGEOUS AND FABULOUS, SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO CUTE AND I LOVE THE IMAGE STUNNING XX

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  106. Loved this stamp. this stamp could also be used for a camping stamp.

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  107. They are indeed very sweet! Well done!
    Regards, Britta

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  108. Gorgeous card, love the Clean and Simple design. Wish I could stop before I throw everything onto my card :)

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  109. Hi Jen,
    What a simply delightful card,
    and a cute image,
    hugs,
    Heather & Bronwyn x x

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  110. This is wonderful it love how C&S it is :)

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  111. Your card is so playful looking. Great design, great coloring ... what's not to like. :-)

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  112. nice clean card with fabulous colouring stunning stamp x

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  113. Loving this one, could just cuddle them they are soo cute

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  114. Just adorable Jen, love that image and the simplicity is so lovely. Beautiful card. Debbiex

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  115. lovely image very sweet TFS hugs Margit

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  116. Congrats. Clean and Simple and ADORABLE!!! Love this image!

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  117. Have been having fun watching the squirrels at our feeder all summer and love the little furry guys. Great card and stamp.

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  118. I love these little squirrels, they are so playful looking. The simplistic elegance of your card is amazing.

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  119. A delightful card! Love the playful image!

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  120. Very beautiful card, lovely image :)

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  121. Absolutely adorable! Love the new designs.... my wish list is long!

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  122. Morning Jen, lovely card...CAS with a beautiful result! :-)

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  123. wow, the CAS style fits perfectly!

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  124. Gorgeous card Jen I love the Red Squirrels in Pine Tree they are so cute :)

    Hugs Mandy xxx

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  125. Love this card and loving the new stamps, hopping along to the next blog now. Thanks for the chance to win. Kim.

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  126. Wow absolutely loving the cards & brilliant ideas.
    Can't wait for LOTV to be on Create & Craft next week - sky record at the ready .........
    Fingers crossed I may be the lucky one to win the stamps
    Hugs
    Clare xxx

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  127. Love your design,love simple card!

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  128. Love your design,love simple card!

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  129. Clean and Simple and Very Sweet!
    Love your card!
    xo Susanne H.

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  130. I love your cards Jen always show off the stamp in their greatest glory. Lovely colouring as always. Lisa xx

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  131. Love your perfect card!
    Squirrels are so cute :)
    Greetings from Finland.

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  132. Clean and simple but elegant and stunning!

    Hugs,
    Iris

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  133. Yes, I agree with you.....sooo very cute!
    Love all the new stamps.

    Hugs,
    Jeannette

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  134. What a gorgeous CAS design. Those squirrels are so cute.

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  135. Love the Card and the squirrels!

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  136. Dear Jen

    It is so butiful of simpicity.
    Wonderful card.

    Greetings Cynthia

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  137. Dear Jen,

    So sweet and nice colors! So sweet with the squirrels!
    I like this card alot with the newest lovt stamp!

    Greetings,
    Marieke

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  138. Such an adorable image, really cute :D I love the clean styling, the image just stands out so well! Perfect :)

    Tanya xx

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  139. Gorgeous card thank you for the opportunity of winning the stamps. Off to hop. Lizzie xx

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  140. Hi Jen! Oooh so GORGEOUS!!!!! I love the way you do your cards ... and the "whiteness" of the background with the image being so BEAUTIFULLY focused!!!! Sooooo STUNNING!!!

    Hope you're having a great time on vacation! :)

    As always, I've had a wonderful hop with you lovely ladies!

    Sending Big Hugs,
    Elise

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  141. Hiya!
    Who said cards couln´t be simple..
    This card is really nice, love the squirrels!
    Hugs Britt

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  142. Totally cute!! Has everything, cute image, colour, texture and yet less is more!!

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  143. Looks like my backyard!!! Such a simple, beautiful design!!
    Teri

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  144. Really cute card, ideal. For people who don't celebrate Christmas angxx

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  145. clean and simple but su cute

    Hermien

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  146. So simple, so sweet & sooo squirrels! Not just for Christmas.

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  147. Love the new stamps and your card they are both fabulous. I would just love to win the stamps. Thanks Wendy

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  148. Such a cute stamp! :o)
    Hugs,
    Cazza
    x

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  149. Beautiful a lovely image kept nice and simple nothing taken away from the image - grear

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  150. Gorgeous Jen, these squirrels are really cute.

    Kat xx

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  151. Something completely different but oh so nice. Less is more applies here !!
    xx Annie

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  152. Super stamp and great card Jen. I do like your layout/dimensions.

    Mary Mac

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  153. A very nice clean and simple card.

    Elaine

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  154. Love the clean and simple look of your card!

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  155. Great card. I love seeing all your CAS cards. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  156. Oh My Goodness...Up till now I've seen all these cards with James & Jack & Patch images...I love the squirrel image you have chosen!! Reminds me so much of the crazy acrobatic squirrel population right in our own backyard!!

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  157. This is such a cute card Jen. Love it!

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  158. What cute little characters. Great card. Thanks for sharing. xxx

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  159. Gorgeous simple card. Love it.

    Deborah A

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  160. I love that you didn't use a traditional Christmas card! Squirrels are so happy and cute! Thanks for sharing!

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  161. Excellent blog, Congrats to the Web Master, nice colors and text.
    Thanks for sharing your knowledge. God bless you.

    Cherry Marmalade Recipe

    Geetings from Venezuela.

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