Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Counting Down To World Card Making Day....

Welcome To London, UK

Hello All, as many of you might have heard it is World Card Making Day on 3rd October, a perfect day for us card makers from all around the world to join up and swap makes. Moxie Fab World Blog and Paper Crafts Magazine are celebrating this occasion in so many fun ways!

One way is the World Tour of Card Makers being run by Cath Edvalson, the Creative Editor of Paper Crafts Magazine over at Moxie Fab World, and I'm so excited to have been asked to take part in this event as one of the UK card makers.

The World Tour is five days of blog hopping around the world with the most amazing prizes on offer each day. You can see the prizes over are Moxie Fab World blog and they are fabulous. I'll tell you how to be in with a chance to win at the bottom of this post!

The World Tour started yesterday with nine amazing artists from mainland Europe, today it is Australia and the UK, tomorrow we have Dominican Republic, Japan, Morocco, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Singapore, for Thursday we visit Canada and then finish on Friday in the US.


So my make for you today is a home card for our home the World :) I've used the Cosmo Cricket Earth Love papers - well I thought it was apt!


With some wonderful Shimmerz paints to add sparkle and glamour!




Paper Crafts Magazine and Moxie Fab World Blog are celebrating World Card Making Day with lots of prizes, ideas on how to celebrate, inspiration and blog hops. They are also offering 25% off for shoppers at the online store.

To find out more then pop along to the World Card Making Day website where you can upload your makes and be in with a chance to get your card published in Paper Crafts Magazine March/April 2010.

How to be in a with a chance to win the World Tour Prizes? - Comment on all the World Tour blogs and Moxie Fab World Blog by the 4th October and the winners will be announced on the Moxie Fab World Blog on the 6th October.

How can you miss it?

What do you think you will be doing to celebrate World Card Making Day? I would love to know.

Enjoy Your World Tour
Kim


Materials:
Papers - Cosmo Cricket Earth Love
Usual Suspects - Paper trimmer; silicone glue; Double-sided tape
Other - Shimmerz Paints Baby's Breath Spritz, Treasured Hymn Spritz; Olive Branch Spritz, Choc-o-lot Paint; Basic Grey Alpha; Lace; Border Punch; Distress inks; Sewing machine; Button

167 comments:

  1. gorgeous card Kim and thanks for sharing your beautiful creativity with us...I am so honoured to be sharing this special day with you...big hugs kath xxxxx

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  2. Oh this is brilliant, love the details.
    luv
    Debby

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  3. This card is stunning Kim. I just love it all!

    Kat x

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  4. Oh wow, this is just gorgeous Kim and aren't those birdies cute.
    Hugs
    Desire

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  5. Wow Kim this is beautful.
    Fantastic card.

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  6. A really lovely card, I find it quite inspiring

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  7. I love your beautiful card! The details are beautiful!
    hugs
    Risa:)

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  8. Beautiful card Kim love all the detail!

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  9. Thanks for sharing your beautiful creations and your fab blog too!

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  10. Gorgeous card, Kim!! Yummy and Shimmerzy!

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  11. Greetings from Croatia! What a sweet card. I'm so glad I stopped by.

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  12. `Gorgeous`card Kim...Great to atch up..
    Looks like you all had a fab time at Ally pally TFS
    Have a great week:)x

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  13. It's beautiful! The details are fantastic. Love it!

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  14. Gorgeous card, and so much thought has gone into it, just love it!

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  15. Hi from Australia Kim,

    this is a wonderful card, i admire all of that cutting out.

    Cheers karen

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  16. Your card just looks like home gotta love those new papers from Cosmo Cricket.

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  17. Hi Kim,

    What a fabulous card. I love all the textures and dimension. Go UK!!!!!

    Ali x

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  18. Super card, love all the details!
    Have a nice day!
    Lily

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  19. This is so lovely. Love all of your shimmer and shine.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  20. I love that paper! And all your embellishments - great card.

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  21. Earth Love is one of new favorites from Cosmo Cricket. Absolutely love what you've done with these papers.

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  22. Wow! This is gorgeous! Amazing Earth Love card!

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  23. I am so impressed with all the details that you put into your cards. They are simply beautiful, thanks for sharing.

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  24. a gorgeous card Kim, such beautiful details.. hugs rachxx

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  25. I love your card! I have been meaning to try the flower technique on your card for a while now, I love it!

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  26. Wow this is gorgeous card!!!
    best regards from Poland:)
    Zielonooka

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  27. Fab card Kim, love the shimmerz..:)x

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  28. Oh my word! Just look at that stunning card! Your artistry is absolutely breath taking and I'm thrilled to have come upon your blog and to have bookmarked it.

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  29. Great card! I love the lace detail & the folded paper flower.

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  30. Love the little birds on the wire!

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  31. I love the birds, thank you for crafting. I am planning to craft on WCMD, with my two DD.

    http://trudd.blogspot.com/

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  32. Beautiful! I love your use of Earth Love. Great new set!

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  33. woooo Hooooooo Kim...I was sooooo excited to see you on the MFW site!! congrats! Fantabulous Cosmo Cricket card...it is absolutely perfect Kim!!!

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  34. Goodness Kim! Congratulations and this is just gorgeous! Love the flowers!

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  35. Like your card and how you used the lace!
    Hugs, Alex

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  36. Beautiful card! Love the flower!
    Helen x

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  37. Your card is stunning Kim, just love those papers you have used and your fabby rosette flower.

    Hugs,

    Jo xx

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  38. Thanks for sharing your beautiful projects! I hope I get a chance to make at least one card on Saturday, between selling apples and popcorn for Scouts!

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  39. Hello London! I'm in Oregon, USA!

    Gorgeous card:)

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  40. what a great card! love the little birds!

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  41. This card makes me feel relaxed maybe its the cool colours, lovely card Julye

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  42. This card is just beautiful. Love the colors and details. Thanks for this eye candy along this fun tour.

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  43. Lovely card, great colours and details.
    Magda :)

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  44. Wow Kim this is fabulous and those papers and elements are lush.

    Love Lynda xxx

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  45. Gorgeous work, and I love the touch of shimmer paint...it's perfect.

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  46. CKH in Tulsa, OK, USA29 September 2009 at 15:09

    What a sweet color combo and I love the stitching!

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  47. I love all the little details of this card. The eyelet trim, leaf cutouts, birds on a wire! Great card!

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  48. Hi Kim. I love your creations. This one in particular is so homey and inviting :)

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  49. Kim your card is beautiful. Love all the dimension and lovely elements you added to it.

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  50. I have a baby shower to attend on World Card Making Day, but I'm sure I will make at least one card, because a day can't go by without a card, can it? :)

    Great blog!

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  51. what a lovely card! i do hope to make some cards on WCD!

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  52. Beautiful card! Great details!

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  53. super sweet card and the bling is nice.

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  54. Great minds think alike eh!!!
    Love this card, and so lovely to "meet" a fellow Brit. x

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  55. Great card, Love seeing all the creations, especially from the UK.

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  56. Wow, great card. Thanks for sharing.

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  57. What a beautiful card! Love it.

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  58. This card is ***amazing*** -- I have *got* to try cutting things out of patterned paper like this.

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  59. Gorgeous card! Love all the little details!

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  60. Beautiful card! Love those colors!

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  61. I am loving your style! So glad I found your blog!

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  62. This is such a pretty card. Thanks for sharing.

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  63. just beautiful, love all the details!

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  64. Love how you used the shimmerz.

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  65. Great job on your cards, Kim! I'm a huge Cosmo Cricket fan as well.

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  66. Hi Kim, hope the world blog hop is a outstanding success, I love your card, its gorgeous, teh details youve put into it are stunning. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxxxx

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  67. It looks great! Nice card!
    Aleida

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  68. Oh, it's so pretty. Makes me happy just looking at it. =)

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  69. Thanks for being a part of this exciting week of creativity and inspiration.

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  70. Wow! This is beautiful! I love your accordian flower!

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  71. I think World Card Making day is a brilliant plan by Papercraft Magazine, but beyond the commercial aspect, I love it because I get to visit new crafters worldwide, including your lovely blog! Lovely creations!

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  72. Oh Kim, it's beautiful! Congrats on being asked to participate, how exciting!

    Hugs, Kelly

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  73. I love the layering and cozy feel of your card. It's super sweet.

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  74. Wonderful creation.
    God bless
    Giovana

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  75. beautiful card! I also became a follower.

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  76. Your prjects are so sweet. TFS.

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  77. Great job with those colors! Thanks for sharing. Your work is awesome!

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  78. What a beautiful detailed card!
    Regards, Floortje

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  79. Great cards. Beautiful details.
    Eveline.

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  80. I'll be making cards for family and friends on WCD. I like your card, perfect for our home, the World!
    R/

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  81. Gorgeous work! Thanks for sharing.

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  82. Great cards. Beautiful details. Hugs Ewa

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  83. Kim,
    Just wanted to say how much I love your card and all the wonderful details you put into it.
    Thanks for sharing with us.


    Fran H

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  84. Beautiful card!! I really like the colors and different elements.

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  85. oh... very lovely card... love the colours... Thanks for sharing!

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  86. Love your card Kim. I love Cosmo Cricket and loved the way you cut out the birds from their paper line and used them over your branch. Good job--beautiful card.

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  87. Lovely project :) beautiful paper!

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  88. I'll be celebrating on my blog and my Examiner page http://www.examiner.com/x-10808-LA-Scrapbooking-Examiner

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  89. Your card is just delightful; LOVE it!!! I'll be right here celebrating with the rest of the World!!! ;-) Had planned to go to CKC, but alas, our lousy economy took care of that dream for this year! ;-( Glad I don't have to miss WCMD though!!!

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  90. WOWZA Kim I love everything about this card!!! Beautiful work my friend!! Hugs!

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  91. Wow, beautiful card !!!
    love it ..

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  92. Great card, loved the Shimmerz on it ... and the robot card later ... must try that as I just picked up a robot stamp yesterday - TFS!

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  93. I love how you've used Earth Love! Beautiful flower and great dimension on your card. Thanks so much for sharing your work with us.

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  94. gorgeous creations- congrats on being featured as MOXIE FAB!!

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  95. WOW Kim, I love your card. The paper and colors are very pretty.

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  96. Very cute! I love your little paper flower with the button!

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  97. what a lovely card!!! nice to meet you in the tour!

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  98. Kim

    Your card on the blog is SUPER. Love the leaves. Also love your cosmo cricket, just such a great paper line!!

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  99. This is gorgeous. Love the shimmer and the trim!

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  100. Lots of great details. Thanks for sharing!
    DeniseB
    Penn Valley, California

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  101. very nice! Thanks for the inspiration!
    Sandra

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  102. Your card is beautiful. I love that Cosmo Cricket line.

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  103. Love the soft greens! What a beautiful card! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  104. Great card! You did a fantastic job with the Earth Love papers!

    Andrea McCulley
    prayalways421@yahoo.com

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  105. This is so much fun hoping from blog to blog and seeing everyone's beautiful creations. Thank you for sharing your artistry and creativity with us.

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  106. Wonderful card - love the texture and the fun colours!

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  107. SO pretty! Love your paper choices, layout & the touch of lacy ribbon!

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  108. Beautiful card! I love the cut out box with the word HOME in it!
    Great job!

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  109. Simply gorgeous and lots of fun.
    Well done.

    Luv Sandie

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  110. Beautiful card and the accordian flower is a great touch of color.

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  111. What a beautiful card Kim this blog tour is just about giving me inspiration overload and a very long list of blog favourites to come back and enjoy more often.
    Cheers Sally

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  112. oh... Very nice card! Love the colours!

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  113. I've seen these papers used in lots of creative ways, but yours is the best yet! Amazing details - love your card.

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  114. What a beautiful card! I love the vintage feel too it; it reminds me of Depression-era quilts!

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  115. What a fab card! The shimmer is beautiful on there and the close up details are fabulous!

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  116. Happy WCMD! greetings from Poland

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  117. Love your card....the birds are the perfect touch...love your attention to details. Beautiful!!

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  118. WOW, your cards are so pretty! Congrats on being featured over at Moxie Fab! :)

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  119. Great card! I love all the fussy cutting here and those shimmer paints. This line of paper is one of my favorites. TFS.

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  120. Love your card. I love that paper too. It was an excellent choice.

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  121. This card is so homey and comforting. I love what you've done with it. Great inspiration

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  122. I LOVE the way you use fabric and fabric style embellishments. As for what you should do on Card Day? Sit back, relax and enjoy everyone else's work. You've earned it!

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  123. Great card. I like the circle idea, cool! :)

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  124. Urocza kartka!!!
    Pozdrowienia z Polski,
    Brises
    ana-brises.blogspot.com

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  125. love how you cut out the birds pattern... so smart

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  126. WOWZER!! IS this ever gorgeous!! I love the fun folded flower!! You're so brilliant my friend!! HUGS

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  127. I love what you did with this card. I am so excited becuase I too have that paper and now I need to go use it!

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  128. Adorable card!! I love that paper set!! On WCMD I plan to make bunches and bunches of cards----lots of things to celebrate in the upcoming months, so I better get a move on it!!

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  129. Great card you made~I really hope this year to be making cards...but it is approaching FAST! I better hurry & decide where I'll be!

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  130. Love this paper with the little birdies! Great card!

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  131. Fantastic work on the card!! I love the colours =) Keep up the great work!

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  132. ssouter@aapt.net.au1 October 2009 at 07:59

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  133. Gorgeous Earthy coloured card and a nice 3D look. Greetings from South Australia

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  134. Very cute! Nice colors and love the 3D.

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  135. Lovely, Kim! Very green! ;o) Like the other colours, too. They work so well together.

    Hugs,
    Chris xx

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  136. this is great! i love everything, especially the Home sentiment :)

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  137. What a fabulous card - love the dimension and all the shine!

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  138. Beautiful card! I love how both you and Lucy used the same papers and created such different cards!

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  139. What a beautiful card! The shimmer is just lovely!

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  140. wow, wonderful card.. love the addition of the shimmer!

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  141. Great card, love how you used the Cosmo Cricket!

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  142. Lovely lovely card! Great use of the paper. Thanks for sharing!

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  143. Absolutely beautiful!! I love all the elements and textures.

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  144. I love this card, Kim! Hope you are having a great WCMD. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  145. Love that cute ruffle flower.

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  146. Your card is devine!! Love those Cosmo Cricket papers and the dimension is fabulous.

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  147. Totally wonderful! Love the little bit of lace and that fab rosette!

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  148. Love your use of earth love! SO perfect!

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  149. Simply said...beautiful and stylish! Just right!
    Thank you for sharing!

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