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Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Simon Says ...... BLOG HOP !

Wow, what an exciting week we have lined up for you all !!!

For the first time ever we are joining forces with our challenge blogs; Simon Says Stamp and Show & The Simon Says Stamp Challenge to bring you a SUPER hop to celebrate the approaching fall and winter holidays and the crafting fun you can have throughout!

To help celebrate we will be giving a $100 SHOPPING SPREE to the winner of this hop!

The theme for both challenges this week will be HOLIDAY FUN. Your entry can be Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas themed. You can make anything you like … a card, an ATC, a Scrapbook layout … the possibilities are endless!

At each Design Team member’s blog you will find a clue, you need to collect all the clues to form a code. The complete code will be your password to enter the Grand Prize draw. At each blog you will need to leave a comment and on the last blog you must leave a direct link to the project you have made for this challenge.

The Blog hop will start at 3pm GMT on September 8th, 2010 at the Simon Says Stamp and Show Blog and will finish on September 15th, 2010 at 3pm GMT on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog.

During the hop you will visit all of the Design Team member’s blogs and each blog will tell you where to go next for the following clue! If you lose your way at any time a full list of all the participating blogs with links will be available on Simon Says Stamp and Show … just remember you need to keep the clues in the correct order.

Once you have made your project and linked it to the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog you need to comment your link number together with the correct code in the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog under the comments section of that week in order to be entered into the draw.


Added bonus ! You will have a chance to win goodies from each HOP! Each DT member will be giving away an ingredient to make their creation, so don’t forget to comment throughout your hop!

The winner will be randomly drawn from all the correct answers for the Grand Prize next Wednesday. Remember you must have entered the Challenge and completed the blog hop to be eligible to win this $100 SHOPPING SPREE- courtesy of Simon Says Stamp Store!!

Good Luck Everyone!

Here is my holiday card :




The DP's are a mixture of October Afternoon and BasicGrey Eskimo Kisses.

Santa is a stamp by Whiff of Joy and I have coloured him with ProMarkers. I have added Flower Soft to his suit.

The ribbon is from my stash.

This is my blog candy very kindly given to me by Simon Says Stamp !



This is a sheet of Eskimo Kisses layered stickers (please click on the picture for an enlarged image !) - great for your layouts and cards !!

Please leave your name in Inlinkz below for a chance to win !!

Don't forget you could also be a double winner if you enter my BasicGrey Blog Candy which is in the post below !!

The letter you need from my blog is L

Now hop over to the lovely Domi's blog to comment on her gorgeous card and collect the next letter !!!

Good luck and enjoy hopping !







158 comments:

  1. The DP on this is gorgeous, what a lovely christmas card! Off I hop some more!!

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  2. Hi Jo sweetie, what an adorable Christmas card, I LOVE the ribbon and that scrummy bow GORGEOUS!!! The flower soft elements on Santa are totally fabulous!
    Hope you are well I'm hoping to catch up later! BiG HuGs mwah Kim :)

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  3. So darling, Jo!! I'm really loving the extra attention you have to Santa's trim!! Great ribbon too!! :)

    Thanks for joining us in the STAMP-tember fun!!

    *mwah*
    Steph

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  4. He's a real cute Santa and I adore that gingham glittery ribbon. Gorgeous card.
    Suzi x

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  5. Oh goodness, this is so cute! Love that Santa.

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  6. Gorgeous card Jo :-) The image is just soo cute,, milk and cookies ,, I leave mince pies and sherry !! Maybe safer tho with milk ,, don't want him driving Rudolph under the influence !!

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  7. Wow, really getting me into the Christmas spirit. Those papers are de-lish!

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  8. Gorgeous card, I love santa and the papers you have used are yummy. I especially like the text paper in the background which works beautifully with the Santa image. Fantastic ribbon too. Thanks for the opportunity to win a great prize. Have a good day, Tracy Evans. x I have left my link to my artwork.

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  9. This is a beautiful card! I love the red DP with the circles...

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  10. You put the Holly Jolly in my day with this cute card!!!!


    peggy lee

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  11. i must get that stamp. love it, and the papers you have used. What a great give away and blog hop.
    x laura x

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  12. Fabulous card Jo, love the WOJ Santa, great layout (love the text papers) and that ribbon is simply scrumptious.
    hugs Heather xx

    (Booked flights for Nov - shall be getting excited now!!!)

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  13. Very cute card! Love that paper too!

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  14. Thta card is beautiful and I LOVE LOVE LOVE that ribbon!

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  15. the santa is soooo..cute and love the background dp too!
    hugs, heaney

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  16. Santa is Adorable!! Love his fur trim jacket!! Too sweet!!
    Patti

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  17. Your card is Lovely - the Bow is SOOOO pretty - Great great work!

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  18. Love that Santa, your card is fab.

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  19. Gorgeous card Jo, and lovely candy too.
    I'll be back later with a link to my card
    Anne x

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  20. That Santa is so cute! You card is perfect! I love it!

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  21. Cute card love that ribbon.

    Carol xxx

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  22. Cute card and great blog hop! Once I create something I will be back with a link!

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  23. What a jolly little Santa - love the effect that the flower soft creates.

    Toni :o)

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  24. Santa is so cute with his milk and cookies :)

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  25. Nice candy. Enjoying the hop. Love your Santa card...great details. TFS

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  26. Your Santa is adorable - gotta love that Flower Soft. That ribbon is totally yummy too. Wonderful work! So great to be teaming up with our Simon Says Sisters for this joint hop!

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  27. This is gorgeous Jo! Love the colours and your bow is so perfect!!! hugs, Jane xxx

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  28. i loooove this card darlin, such a fab image, love the papers and embellies too sweetie, i sooo must get me some of that gorgeous ribbon :)

    xx
    Martine

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  29. What a festive card you've made. And you candy is so fab - love Basic Grey !

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  30. Cute card! I love that little Santa. Your bow and ribbon are beautiful.

    Jennifer

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  31. Love your santa card - love his fuzzy suit!

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  32. what a fun card - love the image!
    Sandra

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  33. That Santa stamp is perfet...and the flower soft is just the right touch to bring him to life!!

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  34. how very cute! Love this sweet image Jo. great card.
    x

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  35. Jo, Great card. The santa image is cute. I love the ribbon

    Kelly

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  36. Oh, what beautiful work! Almost makes you feel like Christmas is near. Well, it's still 86 degrees, so maybe not. Almost !

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  37. what a cute card,
    your bow is tied so perfectly
    (how do you do that) my bows never look like that LOL
    kathleen

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  38. GREAT HOPE ANDF YOU HAVE A GREAT BLOG!! ENTERED THE CHALLENGE HERE TOO:
    http://iritshalom.blogspot.com/2010/09/thanks-fall-card.html

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  39. Great touch with the flower soft! Thanks for sharing your card =)

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  40. Love your card!

    Ramona
    http://create-with-joy.blogspot.com

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  41. So cute - I love the touch with the flower soft - gives it the little "something"!

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  42. Outstanding creation. Love that adorable Santa image and that ribbon - what a gorgeous addition! Well done.

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  43. love the extra you added on Santa's suit! Very cute!

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  44. I love your santa and the flower soft really set him off.

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  45. Hi Jo
    I love these DP's and your colouring is fabulous.
    Thanks for the inspiration.
    Debs xx

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  46. Super darling card Jo! The flower soft looks fabulous on Santa's suit!

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  47. Cute Santa, & love the papers as well

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  48. Cute Santa, & love the papers as well

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  49. Such a loveable Santa. Love the use of the FlowerSoft too.

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  50. What a cute card and I love that you added Flower Soft!
    hugs,
    Gini

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  51. Hiya Jo, love it love it love it hheheheh....just too cute. Wow. Hugs Terry xxxx

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  52. Such a cute card! Thanks for a chance to win and a wonderful blog hop! :-D

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  53. So So sweet! I love that flower soft on his suit oh man it just looks so touchable. That background paper with the words, I want, lol. Great prize too, I love stickers! Thank you.

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  54. This blog hop is so fun!
    Your card is beautiful...what size is it? 5x5??

    i added your blog to mine.

    http://studioc-creations.blogspot.com/

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  55. Darling Santa card! this is so fun, off to see more!

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  56. Oh, so so cute. Love that Santa stamp and that bow is oh so be-you-ti-full!!! The flower soft is a perfect embellishment. Great work on your coloring and card design!! Have a great day friend.
    xoxo, Christine

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  57. Love all the Christmas themed paper in your card.

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  58. beautiful birthday card, well im off to continue hopping

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  59. Eine tolle Weihnachtskarte, sehr schön geworden
    lg gila

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  60. What a cute image - love the fur trim is that flowersoft? great blog. Sarah x

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  61. Santa is so sweet and I just love your choice of DP - lovely!

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  62. I love the use of the ribbon. Very nice!

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  63. Great card - thanks for the chance to win your candy! Best wishes Karen x

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  64. Fabulous card - Love the layout and I can't take my eyes off that awesome bow!
    Caroline xxx

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  65. Very nice card! I love this ribbon!

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  66. great Christmascard Jo...fab colouring of Santa...love the Eskimo line......have it myself.....so keep my fingers crossed!
    xxx Margreet

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  67. I love how you did the fur on his coat etc this is just the cutest christmas card
    hugs June xxxxx

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  68. I love Santas. I have collected them for years. The one on your card is so inviting. I am ready to gear up for crafting with the holiday spirit thanks to your talent.

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  69. Beautiful card, love the papers and the fab ribbon.

    Nicki, x

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  70. I love this santa image, and what a manic blog hop.xx

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  71. fantastic card, i love your santa image and the gingham ribbon is gorgeous :)

    xx coops xx

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  72. Such a sweet card! Oh, and I love Eskimo kisses :)

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  73. Great Christmas card. Love that Santa and the background paper you used.

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  74. Well, there not much to say but WOW! lol

    This card is super awesome! It actually looks like 3 cards in one. And Santa? So so so stinkin cute!

    Thanks for the hop!

    Hugs,
    Sandra P

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  75. Love the card! That flower soft is beautiful on that santa! (also, Izzy's big grin had me smiling before I even knew it!)

    Great job!

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  76. Fab card love all the traditional papers.

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  77. stunning card, love the furry trim detail
    have a great weekend
    Hugs Kate xx

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  78. Fab papers! Lovely card. Thanks for a chance to win your hop candy.
    Kaz xx

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  79. Jo, Your holiday card is so sweet! Love the mix of BG and October Afternoon papers, hun, and the fab layout with that scrumptious ribbon! What a sweet Santa too and coloured beautifully! Love the flower soft for is fur trim too!
    Hugs,t

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  80. I love Santa on Christmas Cards. Makes you feel like a child again!

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  81. Lovely card you made :-) Thanks for the hop-fun... lol!
    Hugs Ingrid

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  82. This card is so Beautiful! The Santa is so cute :)

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  83. Beautiful card Jo, your ribbon is gorgeous too!

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  84. I can just see this card decorating the front of a holiday recipe collection! Nice job!

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  85. Great Santa and of course the Eskimo Kisses DP is wonderful with that big ol ribbon & bow! Whoa....superb! Thanks for a great hop thus far and thanks for the chance to win your candy.

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  86. Santa is adorable Jo! Love the flower soft and your beautiful ribbon!

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  87. Great card I loooove that ribbon.

    Beccy x

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  88. Hi Jo,

    Your card is really great, I love this Santa with a glass of milk and a cookie :-)

    Hugs,
    Hélène

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  89. What a gorgeous card and love the Dps you've used Jo:)

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  90. Great combination of image, papers and colours!!! Love your card!
    Simone

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  91. adorable! the Santa is cute and I also love the papers you used! TFS!

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  92. Jo, wonderful job on Santa and I love his fur!

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  93. wow Jo this is too adorable love it xx

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  94. Beautifull card you made!! so gorgeous.. loving this hop verry much.. hop hop's away

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  95. Lovely and sweet christmascard you've made, stunning :)

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  96. What a lovely card. Really like the details, off I hop...

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  97. Wow, the Flower Soft is so cool on Santa's suit! And the bow really makes the card special; nice work!

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  98. gorgeous christmas card! love the mix of papers!

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  99. Gorgeous card Jo. I love that gingham ribbon.
    Hugs
    Cathy xx

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  100. Love the simplicity of your design which makes the whole card so effective - especially with that delightful ribbon.
    Paula (PEP)
    http://pepcraftchallexp.blogspot.com/2010/09/sugar-nellie-forum-21-sugar-bowl-43.html

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  101. Adorable Christmas card Jo! Love the trims with flower soft, it looks like fluffy snow!

    Hugs
    Maarit

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  102. I really like your card, and the ribbon finishes it off perfectly.

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  103. Fabulous card Jo, such an adorable image and gorgeous papers, your ribbon treatment is awesome.
    Hugs,
    Nicola -x-

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  104. This is a really cute card. I love the layout.

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  105. Oooo fabby, i just love Eskimo kisses, and what a cute image too, Luv Sam x

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  106. What a gorgeous ribbon and I absolutely love the fluff on Santa's outfit :)

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  107. Great card. Love the FlowerSoft on the suit.

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  108. Hi, Jo! Love your super cute Santa!! All the little details are great! :)

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  109. Happy Birthday Mollie!

    Lovely card - Jo! Great background papers; "twas the night before Christmas" is always a favourite of mine! Fab image and design too! Thanx for the opportunity to win, I will be entering my card in the main challenge at the end of my hop! Warmest wishes, Lesley

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  110. Very cute card! I love the layout and colours.
    Hugs xx
    Pat

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  111. Gorgeous card - such a cute Santa!
    Helen x

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  112. great to see santa among all the christmas projects. nice card.

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  113. What a cute card and cute image too! Love the Basic grey papers, just gorgeous.
    Kim x

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  114. Wonderful card, your little Santa is so cute. Thank you for sharing and for the letter.

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  115. Oh Jo, your card is really beautiful!
    Love the dp's and the image, it's so cute with the puffy details ;)
    Lots of love, Randi WS

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  116. Such a gorgeous Christmas card, Jo! Thanks for the chance to win! Such a fabulous hop!! Hugs, Sem x

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  117. Wonderfull card, love the colous

    Thank you

    Franca

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  118. Still love Eskimo Kisses - This is a great card.

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  119. Love the card Jo, so sweet, as are your lovely daughters!

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  120. Fab card - I just love that line from BG.

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  121. Such an adorable Santa, Jo! I lovelovelove that background paper! Wowowwow :)

    Cheers,
    Susan

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  122. Stunning creation,love the layering and that gorgeous big bow!

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  123. Beautiful card! The flower soft works great for Santa's suit!! Robin

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  124. What a Super cute card. I love the image and fabulous Ribbon.

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  125. "L" got it! Cute little Santa there!

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  126. There is so much inspiration on this blog hop, I don't know what to try first!! Your card is beautiful.

    A.xx

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  127. This is so gorgeous! I absolutely love it! No wonder Santy Clause looks so happy.

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  128. What a gorgeous Santa card! Love the fluffy bits too. Happy birthday to your little girl Mollie too. Hugs xxoo

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  129. Great Card! I would jump for joy if I got a card like that in the mail. I love how you matted Santa and the other patterned papers.

    Michelle

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  130. I love the christmas card you made

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  131. What a beautiful Christmas card...your Santa is so cute...love the flocking!!

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  132. Awesome christmas card, Santa is to cute

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  133. Hi,

    I really like your card! I love the flower soft on Santa. I really like the paper and how you matted everything, it looks great! Thank you for sharing! I hope that you are having a good week so far!

    Thanks, Katie (I should be No. 256)
    imkt (at) excite.com
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/53388866@N02/4991744663/in/photostream/

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  134. I love that little Santa - and the FlowerSoft you've added too!

    Esme x

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Thank you so much for taking the time to look at my blog and for leaving me a comment. I hope you have liked what you have seen and will visit again.

Thanks !

Jo x

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