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Paper Smooches August DT Blog Hop

Hey there! Hope your week is going well! It’s Thursday, so we’re pretty darn close to the weekend. And that’s something to be excited about. 🙂 In craft world, it’s Pep Rally week and the other DT gals and I are here today to share a sampling of the Paper Smooches September stamp release with you!  The three NEW clear stamp sets will be available to purchase at 12:01am, Eastern time on September 1st.  You will find them HERE.

To add extra fun to our blog hop…we are offering up a prize!  Just leave a comment on any of the five design team blogs listed below for your chance to win one of the three new stamp sets!  (you do not need to comment on all blogs to qualify)  You have until midnight MT on Friday, August 31st to leave a comment.  Please check all five blogs on Saturday, September 1st to see if you are one of the five lucky winners.

Emily Leiphart

Heidi Van Laar

Kalyn Kepner (that’s me!)

Laurie Schmidlin

Teri Anderson

 

To increase your chances of winning:

1. Leave a comment on this blog post

2. Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop

3. Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop

4. Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop

(which means that you have up to four chances to win on each blog)

Celebrate-hullabaloo

I used the “Hullabaloo” stamp set for this card – you’re going to love it! This is definitely one of my recent faves from Paper Smooches. I masked that grouping of balloons, added the strings and the sentiment – all from this set!

Thanks so much for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the hop!

 

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131 Comments

  • Reply
    Margie Visnick
    August 30, 2012 at 9:04 am

    Very pretty, love how you stamped on patterned paper!

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    Annette Allen
    August 30, 2012 at 9:09 am

    super cute…got to love all those balloons…thanks for sharing..

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    Janet B
    August 30, 2012 at 9:12 am

    Totally cool! I really love your card.

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    Samantha M
    August 30, 2012 at 9:25 am

    love it!!!! i love how it’s like the balloons are being released!! love love love!!! i can’t wait to see this whole set! i think i’m already loving it!

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    Toni Storie
    August 30, 2012 at 9:27 am

    Soooo cute! I love the cloud of balloons!!

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    Jessica B.
    August 30, 2012 at 9:27 am

    your card is soooo cute! love the balloons and the fun colors! great job! 🙂

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    Jessica B.
    August 30, 2012 at 9:27 am

    I also shared the blog hop on facebook! 🙂

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    Karen W.
    August 30, 2012 at 9:43 am

    Love the balloons!

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    Jennifer Roach
    August 30, 2012 at 9:51 am

    Great card! I love how you used the stamps with just coloured ink instead of colouring….I can never get the look to work for me.

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    Darci
    August 30, 2012 at 9:53 am

    I just love this! So festive!

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    Jingle
    August 30, 2012 at 9:56 am

    Very fun card!

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    Katherine Lee
    August 30, 2012 at 10:03 am

    Such a vibrant card…I can’t wait to see the stamp sets!

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    Lisa Alonzo
    August 30, 2012 at 10:04 am

    So sweet! Love the ribbon and button touches on this 🙂

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    Casey Britton
    August 30, 2012 at 10:09 am

    Lovely card! I really love the ribbon bow with the button!

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    Connie
    August 30, 2012 at 10:09 am

    Super cute card! Love the big “happy” bow.
    — Connie C.

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    Mary-Anne V.
    August 30, 2012 at 10:14 am

    very pretty…love the doily background and the warm coloured balloons.

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    Jamie Greene
    August 30, 2012 at 10:18 am

    I love this design, great card!!

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    Nancy L.
    August 30, 2012 at 10:24 am

    Loving the no coloring stamping!

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    Charity
    August 30, 2012 at 10:37 am

    Those Balloons are AWESOME!! LOVE the card! TFS!!!

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    Erin
    August 30, 2012 at 10:43 am

    oooh Im loving this set already!! Love your card! =)

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    Ruth G
    August 30, 2012 at 10:57 am

    Fun and elegant! I love the vintage feel of the background papers with all the doilies! TFS!

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    Kailash
    August 30, 2012 at 10:59 am

    Beautiful design, love your bg and colors, very elegant card!!!

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    maria f.
    August 30, 2012 at 11:22 am

    It took me a minute I must admit, but then the eclectic feel of your card hit me. The dainty doilies mixed with the bunch of balloons. The touch of pink and blue PPs. The oh-so-cool aqua satin ribbon. Neat.

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    katie brooks
    August 30, 2012 at 11:37 am

    awesome!

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    katie
    August 30, 2012 at 11:38 am

    I posted on my blog

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    katie
    August 30, 2012 at 11:39 am

    I posted on FB

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    calamityjane
    August 30, 2012 at 11:39 am

    Love the way you masked the balloons on your card. Wish I could get that figured out better. I can’t wait to get this set!

  • Reply
    Colleen
    August 30, 2012 at 11:48 am

    I love the colors you used on your great card. Thanks for a great giveaway!

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    rkokes
    August 30, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    love those balloons!!

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    Piali
    August 30, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    Very Cute Card!!

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    pamela
    August 30, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    Lots and lots of potential masking, paper piecing with the balloons!

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    Chunyuan
    August 30, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    love the stamping on patterned paper.

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    Rachel K
    August 30, 2012 at 12:25 pm

    Such a pretty and festive card! Love the balloons! 🙂

  • Reply
    Raven
    August 30, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    Great colors, cute card.

  • Reply
    Mary-Anne V.
    August 30, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    I FB about this blog hop.

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    Avril Tanner
    August 30, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    Such a pretty card! I love the stamped ballons!

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    laura
    August 30, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    oh so pretty!!!! this is a terrific card! 🙂

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    Kimberly Lane
    August 30, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    Kalyn – great job with all that masking! I love the colors and your stitching! Awesome card!

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    Cheryl B.
    August 30, 2012 at 1:18 pm

    Love the white doilies on Kraft paper. Super cute card.

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    Linda Beeson
    August 30, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    How cute are those balloons!

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    Karen Rice
    August 30, 2012 at 1:37 pm

    I love masking, too! Awesome balloons! Thank you for the chance to win one of PS’s new stamp sets! I can’t wait to see the whole Hullabaloo set!

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    Sonia
    August 30, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    Really lovely card for the blog hop…so happy:)
    Hugs,
    Sonia

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    Ida
    August 30, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    This is really cute and festive.

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    Carol E
    August 30, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    Great card, thanks for sharing it.

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    Amy Kolling
    August 30, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    Sweet card and fabulous bow!

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    Kim Ross
    August 30, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    Great card, Kalyn! I can’t wait to see the rest of the stamps in the set. 🙂

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    Miriam Prantner
    August 30, 2012 at 2:34 pm

    What a sweet card! Love it!

  • Reply
    Miriam Prantner
    August 30, 2012 at 2:34 pm

    I tweeted about the hop: https://twitter.com/MiriamPrantner/status/241241354754211842

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    Joyce Mehrberg
    August 30, 2012 at 2:47 pm

    Love those balloons. Thanks for the chance to win.

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    Donna Hitz
    August 30, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    Cute balloons in the new Hullabaloo set. Very sweet clean and simple design, Kalyn.

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    Jan Hunnicutt
    August 30, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    Cute, cute, cute! Fabulous CAS layout with your balloons!

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    connie smith
    August 30, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    Love the white subtle background behind the balloons!!

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    Dixie
    August 30, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    That’s a party on a card!! Love the design, especially the stitching!

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    Jen M
    August 30, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    This is SO cute!

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    jengd
    August 30, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    Wonderful simplicity!

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    jengd
    August 30, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    I tweeted this: https://twitter.com/jengd1/status/241270473068003328

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    Loly Borda
    August 30, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    So festive! I love it! Thanks for sahring it and for the chance to win.
    Loly Borda

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    Danielle Schoenlau
    August 30, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    I love how simple and colorful your card is!

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    Ashley N Newell
    August 30, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    This is super sweet! I love the colors and button!

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    Ashley N Newell
    August 30, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    I tweeted

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    Ashley N Newell
    August 30, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    I posted on Facebook as well

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    Karen (carefree creations)
    August 30, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    I love balloons – and this grouping is so fun!

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    Chris R. from Iowa
    August 30, 2012 at 5:07 pm

    Very cute! Can’t wait to see the whole set. It makes you really want to celebrate!

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    sharla
    August 30, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    Very sweet card, love the colors!

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    Sue D
    August 30, 2012 at 5:47 pm

    Very cute–love all the colors on balloons.

  • Reply
    Maddy M
    August 30, 2012 at 6:00 pm

    I LOVE this. Gotta have this yet. Thanks for sharing!

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    Maddy M
    August 30, 2012 at 6:00 pm

    Shared on FB!

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    Cynthia X.
    August 30, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    What a great job you did with the balloons. It is a great card.

  • Reply
    Cindy aka Scrapcollectr
    August 30, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    Great masking job! So soft and cute…. *smile*

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    Carolyn Cece
    August 30, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    Love the way you stamped the balloons.

  • Reply
    Therese
    August 30, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    Awesome masking Kalyn! Love your fun design, these new sets look like sooo much fun!

  • Reply
    Cindy aka Scrapcollectr
    August 30, 2012 at 6:27 pm

    I posted on FB about the hop! *smile*
    (as Cee Cee W.)

  • Reply
    Cindy aka Scrapcollectr
    August 30, 2012 at 6:28 pm

    I tweeted about the hop! *smile*
    @scrapcollectr

  • Reply
    Barb Ghigliotty
    August 30, 2012 at 6:49 pm

    This is such a CUTE card! I love how you added stitching and the big button is fabulous ~ So fun!!!

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    Melissa Wilbur
    August 30, 2012 at 6:49 pm

    I think this might be the first time I’ve visited your blog, but certainly won’t be the last! Your use of color is amazing, wonderful card!

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    Barb Ghigliotty
    August 30, 2012 at 6:50 pm

    I also FB about the blog hop!

  • Reply
    Janet Sisk
    August 30, 2012 at 6:57 pm

    What a fun card! Those balloons are fantastic. Thanks for the chance to win. 😀

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    Isha
    August 30, 2012 at 7:18 pm

    Super fun. Love the balloons and the colors. TFS

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    Dana W
    August 30, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    Love it!! Soooo cute!!

  • Reply
    Vicki
    August 30, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    Love the balloons. Great DSP choice. Thanks for the chance, posting on my blog too.

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    Stephanie Y
    August 30, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    I love balloons for birthday cards, they’re so whimsical and fun! This card is great and the masking technique is fab

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    Jackie R.
    August 30, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    The balloons running through the doilies looks so wonderful!

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    Janet Zeppa
    August 30, 2012 at 9:16 pm

    Awesome masking job with those balloons!!

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    mary s. - aka Big Mamma
    August 30, 2012 at 9:30 pm

    How adorable. I love those balloons.

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    mary s. - aka Big Mamma
    August 30, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    I shared on FB the hop.

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    mary s. - aka Big Mamma
    August 30, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    I tweeted about the hop.

  • Reply
    Susela
    August 30, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    I love the balloons stamped on patterned paper (I think?). Makes the image pop!

  • Reply
    Pat K
    August 30, 2012 at 10:11 pm

    This card is terrific , loved the balloon colors, the stitching aand the background! Beautiful job!

  • Reply
    Lisa L. ( Lisa's Creative Niche)
    August 30, 2012 at 10:13 pm

    Super cute! I love the bow with the button! Thanks for sharing!
    Lisa

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    Lisa L. ( Lisa's Creative Niche)
    August 30, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    I shared this on facebook! FB name Lisa Bankes-Lahiff
    Lisa

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    Cheryl L.
    August 30, 2012 at 11:01 pm

    Great background…love the twine in front of the ribbon! Nice touch!

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    Tracey McNeely
    August 30, 2012 at 11:07 pm

    Kalyn these balloons are so cute, love this card.

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    kelli
    August 30, 2012 at 11:29 pm

    great job! super cute!
    cheers!
    Loves Happy Hour

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    Chris L.
    August 30, 2012 at 11:40 pm

    Such adorable balloons!
    Chris L.

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    Kim Hughes
    August 30, 2012 at 11:54 pm

    Super fun and flirty – LOVE that combo! It’s an amazing card for anyone at any age (just change the colors) AWESOME card Kalyn!

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    Rebecca W
    August 31, 2012 at 12:01 am

    Fabulous card! I love the balloons.

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    sharon gullikson
    August 31, 2012 at 12:07 am

    i like how the ribbon really stands out on this card.

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    sharon gullikson
    August 31, 2012 at 12:08 am

    i facebooked about it.

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    Helen LeBrett
    August 31, 2012 at 12:18 am

    Love the balloons over the lacy paper: I wouldn’t have thought of that combination, but it is really pretty. 🙂

  • Reply
    Mimi
    August 31, 2012 at 12:49 am

    So cool, I just love balloons! That must have taken you forever to mask them all off- nut it looks fabulous!

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    Lynda
    August 31, 2012 at 1:10 am

    Super cute balloons!!!

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    Kath H
    August 31, 2012 at 2:04 am

    So cute!

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    Romaine
    August 31, 2012 at 2:07 am

    I love the way you grouped the balloons!

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    Message Keeper
    August 31, 2012 at 2:21 am

    Those balloons really cute and adorable!

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    Tanja S.
    August 31, 2012 at 8:02 am

    Nice happy card!

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    Cristine R.
    August 31, 2012 at 10:17 am

    I love the masked balloons! This card is so fun!

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    Susan Martin
    August 31, 2012 at 10:21 am

    I love your card.. the papers, the colors are perfect.. love those balloons!

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    Emma J.
    August 31, 2012 at 10:24 am

    Cool, card Kalyn! You never cease to amaze me. Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Katiria
    August 31, 2012 at 11:12 am

    I like the way you didn’t bleed through one balloon color with the other, I always have troble with that

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    Lynette C
    August 31, 2012 at 12:08 pm

    Love the balloons stamp. I have never seen a stamp like that. And love how you use it to create such a beautiful card.

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    Marie / Legojenta
    August 31, 2012 at 1:40 pm

    Such pretty balloons! Pretty card =) TFS!

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    Kelly B.
    August 31, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    I love all Paper Smooches stamps! So adorable!

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    Wendy ten Hove
    August 31, 2012 at 2:31 pm

    It’s a party!! Love the bunch of balloons you stamped!! Very festive and very pretty on the paper you used!
    Hugs, Wendy

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    SharonP
    August 31, 2012 at 2:36 pm

    Love this set too! Can’t wait to get mine:)

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    lisa arana
    August 31, 2012 at 3:22 pm

    loving all the fun layered balloons.

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    Lynne in NI
    August 31, 2012 at 3:29 pm

    What a fun happy card! Love your balloons!

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    Gloria
    August 31, 2012 at 4:02 pm

    Oh I love this balloons. So perfect for a celebration. Thanks for the inspiration.

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    Karen Dunbrook
    August 31, 2012 at 5:31 pm

    how lovely…the stitching adds so much

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    Mary W
    August 31, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    Looks like Hullabaloo is packed full of fun images! Cute balloons.

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    Debbie E. Baker
    August 31, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    How adorable is this? Great card. Thanks for sharing and for a chance to win! 🙂

  • Reply
    April W
    August 31, 2012 at 6:50 pm

    What a fun card!! I really like the balloons…

  • Reply
    April W
    August 31, 2012 at 6:51 pm

    I tweeted about the hop! (https://twitter.com/markandapril/status/241667685631541248)

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    April W
    August 31, 2012 at 6:51 pm

    I posted on FB about the hop too!

  • Reply
    Becky
    August 31, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    Adorable card!

  • Reply
    Becky
    August 31, 2012 at 7:11 pm

    Posted about the blog hop on my blog!

  • Reply
    Becky
    August 31, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    Just tweeted about the blog hop!

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    JulianneN
    August 31, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    Love the stamp set!! Looks fantastic!

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    Sandi Pressley
    August 31, 2012 at 11:18 pm

    Love your choices of ink and paper on this card….lovely!

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    Suzanne
    September 1, 2012 at 12:47 am

    cute card!

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    Manda
    September 1, 2012 at 8:42 am

    Love the patterned balloons! Such a happy card!

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    Jocelyn Olson
    September 5, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    Am I comment #200? hee hee. You’ve made these stamps look so elegant. So clever! LOVE the bow!

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