Wednesday, November 7, 2012

♥ OA Make it Merry blog hop ♥




welcome to the October Afternoon Make it Merry blog hop

you should have arrived via Michelle's blog, if you did not, you can start the hop on the October Afternoon blog for a chance to win a lot of amazing OA Make it Merry prizes!

today, i will be giving away some Make it Merry Washi tape!  i love, love washi tape and this is the cutest tapes for Christmas cards, tags and wrap.




aren't those cuuuuuuute?



the Make it Merry line is filled with the most adorable vintage images, the cutest embellishments and the most amazing papers!  i decided to create my card with a die-cut as a focal because i absolutely love, love the die-cuts in this line.




special delivery card





i cut the santa from the die-cut block and adhered it to the journal tag


 

 i love the new chipboard bundles too, check out all these amazing numbers



i decided to stitch mine with a deep red thread and can not wait to use these on more projects!




next up on the blog hop is the incredibly talented and sweet

make sure to leave comments on all the blogs for a grand prize, a MAKE IT MERRY collection kit, and you can start the hop over on the OA Blog

Comments will be left open until Wednesday November 14, 2012. The grand prize winner will be announced on.
thank you so much for visiting me today!
hugs & so much love
danni

167 comments:

  1. Love this new collection !! So cute and trendy !

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  2. Just love how the red cardbase really jumps out at you. And those vintage images remind me of wrapping paper remnants my mom still has!

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  3. Wow everything in this line is really amazing. Love it! The numbers & postcard paper are just adorable.

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  4. What an adorable card!!! I love it! And thank you so much for the chance to win that tape - I love it!

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  5. Love the holiday washi - thanks for the chance to win.

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  6. Ohhhhhhhhhh this is ADORABLE!! I loveeeeeeeeeee that Santa and love love love love love the stitching on the '25'!!!

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  7. OMG!!! I must, MUST get this collection!!!! LOVE it---great card!

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  8. LOVE how you stitched those chipboard numbers on your card!! and I LOVE this OA line!! =)

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  9. Love that washi tape. And your stitching on the chipboard numbers is awesome.

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  10. I love that washi!! Thanks for a chance to win, great project, too!

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  11. Great card! I love the retro feel of this collection.

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  12. Love the card you created. The die cut sheets are awesome as always and I loved how you cut out the Santa for a different look. Love washi tape so excited for a chance to win.

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  13. LOVE this collection... and I absolutely LOVE your card!!! SO adorable!! I loved that you cut out the Santa and put that cute red heart in his beard!!

    p.s. I REALLY LOVE washi tape too!!!

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  14. Great card! I also love the big chipboard numbers, and I love the stitching you added to them!!! Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  15. Oh I love that washi tape and your card is adorable. Might have to cardlift it!

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  16. Love the vintage images and what an adorable card!!

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  17. I am so in love with this line--and the total vintage "back in my day" look. Can't wait for it to come out. Love the card!

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  18. Love how you used the stitching on those numbers!

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  19. Oh I looooove the chipboard numbers! They're so cute! Love this collection. This hop is so fun! :)

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  20. so cute it's a wonderful line that santa is so jolly!

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  21. Great card. Great line. Thank you.

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  22. Love this line and how you stiched on the chipboard numbers.

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  23. I love how the same set of products can yield projects in such different design styles. OA has such great versatility!

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  24. LOVE the stitching on the numbers!

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  25. Your card is just too cute.. Love the vintage feel. I love this collection the colors and the images as well. Thank you for sharing.

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  26. Danni your card looks amazing...I LOVE the way you stitched on the 25!

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  27. I have to get myself in gear I want to make all my gift tags this year for each gift I am giving out!

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  28. I love the stitching on your numbers and that washi is wonderful!

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  29. Your card is fantastic! Seeing all these cards on the OA blog hop is really inspiring! I need to get going on all of my holiday projects!

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  30. Super cute! Love how you added the pom pom to Santa's hat!

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  31. I have my papers on order. Trying to be patient waiting for them to arrive but looking at your pretty card is making my itchy to get my hands on them! The little red bird on the button is so adorable!
    Thanks for sharing your talents and ideas! :)

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  32. What a delightful card, you truly captured a vintage, ecelectic look! Thanks for sharing.
    Hugs,
    Angela L.

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  33. madly in love with your stitched chipboard

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  34. Are you kidding me? This card is amazingly adorable! I love it!! Great job!! Thanks so much for the chance!!

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  35. fabulous card Danni - love all the details

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  36. i love that santa, with the bird and the huge numbers!! super cute card!
    and did I mention I love washi too? CUTE!!!

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  37. I love your card! The stitching on the numbers is so clever. Thanks for the chance to win some washi. :)

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  38. love love love this, and the stitching! TFS!

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  39. I love the vintage look. The washi tapes are soo cute!

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  40. I loved how you partially stitched the numbers, I'll have to try that, it looks fabulous!

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  41. I need a STASH of those chipboard numbers, absolutely just LOVE them! Your card is just adorable, and I cannot wait to get my hands on the whole line! Thanks for the chance to win the washi!

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  42. LOVE this card ! That Santa is just to adorable ! and the stitching on the numbers is very cool.

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  43. Oh my gosh, this card is so cute! I am in love with this collection!

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  44. I love your darling cards...the way you stitch on your chipboard...do a tutorial for those of us sewing challenged!

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  45. LOVE the stitching! It is perfect for that card!

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  46. Wow, love the stitching on the chipboard! That washi is awesome! Love your card!!!

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  47. Such a sweet card, the "library" and special delivery cards behind Santa give the look of a fun list waiting to be read.

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  48. That card is the cutest!!! Thank you for the inspiration and the chance to win the washi tape. I adore this collection.

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  49. Yes the CutOuts are damn cute ;-)
    And i really adore your stitching!

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  50. the stitching on the 25 is awesome! i love the whole line!!!!

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  51. Love the way you used the elements together for a super cute card!

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  52. Such a great Santa and wonderful card.

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  53. Beautiful card. Love the washi too!!

    Thanks.
    Damaris

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  54. Oh I lvoe it and fab stitching on the numbers!

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  55. I like how you stitched the chipboard number! Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  56. LOVE all of the details on your card!

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  57. I love how you stitched the cardboard numbers. Love the design!

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  58. I really like how you stitched the chipboard numbers.

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  59. I love your card! The vintage images are my favorite part of this collection, I just love that santa! Great idea stitching the numbers! Thanks for the hop!
    Kayla Foister

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  60. I love that Santa, he is so vintage. And your numbers...how on earth did you sew through the chipboard? It really does bring depth to the card.

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  61. What a cute card it made me smile.

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  62. oohhh! That Make a Card sheet is darling! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  63. Thanks for the chance to win! cute cards

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  64. Great card, love the stitching! That washi is awesome!!

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  65. How adorable! love how you used the cards!

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  66. Very cute! I like the stitching on the numbers and the library card.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  67. cuteness! I love washi tape too! that would be perfect on some cards! hope I win!

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  68. Love the stitching on the numbers! Great Ideas!

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  69. Miss you and The Nook Danni! I love that Santa card!

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  70. The stitching on the numbers has such an impact!

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  71. Love the vintage look of this line! Love your card!

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  72. Your card is so Uh-maze-zing:) I luv the jolly lil' Santa, the red stitched numbers & I'm obsessing over the little manila library card that says: 'Twas the Night B4 Christmas! So cool! Another inspiring project:) Luv the washi tapes as well~I'm a little obsessed w/ that stuff myself! I got like 15 little rolls from "Le Box Boutique" on Etsy~check 'em out, they have great prices & a wonderful selection! Thanx 4 sharing your project & 4 the giveaway! ~prhmangel(at)gmail(dot)com

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  73. Oh my goodness, I LOVE those washi tapes!!! And those vintage images are adorable too!!

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  74. I LOVE those washi tapes!!!! And those vintage images are adorable!!

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  75. Santa is my favorite person. He is really cute on the tag.
    Haven't tried the washi tape yet - it's on my "to do" list.

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  76. I love the vintage look of this collection reminds me of my childhood.

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  77. I love the stitching on the chipboard...I just love this whole line!

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  78. That washi is cuuuute. You know I have loved your cards forever! You have great style.

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  79. Can't wait to order it! I am planning on using it for my December Daily. Thanks!!!

    Monica

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  80. Danni, What an adorable card you created for us! I too, love the careful stitching you did on the 25, very coolio! Thank you for sharing your talent with us on this OA blog hop! jellybeankahler@yahoo.com

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  81. I make my Christmas tags and that washi tape would be perfect. Great collection.

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  82. I love everything about this card!! The vintage look, the use of numbers and dates, everything is so cute.

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  83. The card is so adorable! I love the stitching on the numbers!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  84. I Love those vintage images, too, and October Afternoon does them best.

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  85. I love the stitchinf on the numbers!

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  86. Love your card....and the vintage look is right up my alley!!!

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  87. What a great card. I love how the stitching on the numbers adds just enough detail without distracting from the rest of the elements on the card. Thanks for the chance to win some of this Washi tape...I am a Washi addict too!

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  88. That Santa just pops off the card! Stunning:o)

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  89. That is an adorable card -- perfect image of Santa!

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  90. That winkin' Santa is adorable! Love your card!

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  91. Love this card....the stitching on the numbers, the heart on the santa.....just perfect! Adorbs!

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  92. Lovely card AMD I love those chipboard numbers!

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  93. Love it! The bird tin pin is my favorite part.

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  94. I pre-ordered just a few items from this line only because I have do many other Christmas lines. But OA is so hard for me to resist and your creations make it even harder to resist. These are stunning!

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  95. Oh my gosh, I LOVE the bird pin. Nice addition.

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  96. Love your beautiful card. The washi tape is awesome!

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  97. cute stuff! Those large chipboard numbers are awesome!

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  98. So cute! Love this new line. Hope to win me some October Afternoon goodness!!

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  99. Just more beautiful inspiration! Whats not to love about this line? That santa is adorable and the little bird makes me smile. I love that there is always a gingham paper in OA lines.

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  100. Love the colors of "Make It Merry", it is a really fun winter collection. Thanks for sharing your projects and some great inspiration.

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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  101. I love the stitching on the letters! This collection is gorgeous!

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  102. Sewing onto the numbers was awesome, thanks for sharing.

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  103. So cute! LOVE the stitching on the numbers!!!

    housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com
    www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

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  104. Such a cute card! Thanks for sharing, and thanks for the chance to win!

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  105. the santa is so cute, he reminds me of my childhood :)

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  106. Love your card! Gotta get some of that Washi Tape!

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  107. I love the retro look of your cards. Thanks for the opportunity to win the tape.

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  108. i'm in love with the new collection! thanks for sharing those super cute cards!

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  109. Your card is just too adorable. Thanks so much for the chance to win!!!

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  110. This is so super cute, Danni! I love that adorable santa, and the chipboard numbers! Totally loving that washi tape...thanks for the chance to win some!! :)

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  111. Tapes are my favorite, thanks for the chance.

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  112. Oh the washi tape!!! Wow!! The cards are gorgeous and I'm going to add that 25 to the front of my Dec Daily!!

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  113. Love the retro look of all collection. You card is just so beautiful!

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  114. How did you stitch on those letters...great idea...love the card!

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  115. This collection is really cute and retro just like your card. I love the washi tapes. Thanks.

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  116. Such a cute card! Love that you stitched on the numbers!

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  117. I've been waiting forever for this line! I just had 300 never seen before slides from my childhood scanned. Early 60's. Can't wait to scrap them with Make it Merry!

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  118. Merry merry, love that washi tape!!

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  119. I LOVE your card! Excellent idea of sewing on the chipboard.

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  120. Awwww-- I really love the Santa, he's maybe my favorite part! I think that to/from washi is cute and REALLY practical!! :) Win-win. Thanks for hosting this giveaway!! :)

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  121. This collection is so cute! Love the washi tapes. Your card is super cute too!! :)

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  122. I love the cards you make. You are so talented and know what products to put with everything. Love the Washi Tape!

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  123. What a great collection. I love those die cuts too and your card could not be cuter!

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  124. bif fan of handcutting so I love everything about this! SUPER CUTE! and who doesn't love the vintage looking washi!!?

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  125. Love that washi tape and Santa!

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  126. So cute! loving the washi tape that says "to & from"!

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  127. Adorable card. I love this collection!

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  128. LOVE your Santa card. How adorable!! Can't wait for Make It Merry to ship -- NEED that washi tape... Who could ever have enough? LOL

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  129. LOVE that Santa card... How adorable! Cannot wait for Make it Merry to ship. I am desperate to get my hands on that Washi tape - who could ever have enough? :)

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  130. Love your stitching! Gorgeous card! Love those washi tapes.

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  131. I am not sure where to start?! The stitching on the numbers is a perfect impact really WOW. And the cut out Santa is perfect with his little added heart. And the layering is amazing!

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  132. Your card is adorable . TFS. and a chance to win .

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  133. I love your card-it's so happy!You are so right about the chipboard numbers-I'm going to need several sets of them.I can think of so many things to use them on.

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  134. Great card! I really like the little bird!

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  135. Love how you stitched on the chipboard numbers!!!

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  136. Cute card. Love the red stitching!

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  137. I like the entire collection. You did a fantastic job. I'll love to try the washi tape. I can't wait to experiment with some washi! :)

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  138. Fabulous! LOVE this collection and LOVE your creating with it!

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  139. I just love this line! Can't wait!!

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  140. Lovely card! I love how you stitched on the numbers.

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  141. Danni, your creative style is absolutely LOVELY! You pulled so many different elements together and turned it into something so fabulous! I adore this new OA line!!

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  142. I love this sweet line and your card is amazing as always!

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  143. I love the stitching on that die cut, what a great idea and it really dressed it up!

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  144. I love the stitching on the chipboard! What a fun way to dress them up!

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  145. Beautiful collection, LOVE the card. My fave is how you stitched around the numbers... beautiful. <3

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  146. I love this collection. OA always has images that reminds me of my childhood.

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  147. Those washi tapes are too kewl. Never thought to sew thru chipboard gonna try that thanks for the chance :)

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  148. Darling cards!!! I am drooling over those washi tapes and I'm wishing those numbers came pre-stiched!!! The look is oh-so-cute, but I think my ancient machine would self-combust if I tried that!!!

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  149. I love the sewing on those chipboard letters!

    Marian

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  150. Adorable card!! Especially the little birdie!!
    Thanks

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  151. How do you sew on chipboard letters? I loved the card with SAnta!!! And I HEART October Afternoon Everything!!!

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  152. The line reminds me of Christmas cards from my childhood. I love your designs.

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  153. The cards remind me of Christmas when I was a child. You have some beautiful designs.

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