Thursday, May 28, 2015

Paper Smooches June Release Blog Hop

It's Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches JUNE release with you!  FOUR new stamps and EIGHT new dies will be available to purchase on May 31st at 8:00pm pacific time. Once our release goes live, you will find our new products HERE.  
To add extra fun to our blog hop...we are offering up a prize! 
The prize - a $25 gift code to choose what you like at the PS online store.


Here are the details:
  • FOUR winners will be chosen at RANDOM from any of the design team blogs and the PS Blog to win the $25 prize.
  • Just leave a comment on any of the design team blogs listed below or the PS blog for your chance to win!  (you do not need to comment on all blogs to qualify but it increases your changes) 
  • Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Sunday, May 31st to leave a comment. 
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, June 1st to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.  
A couple of our designers are taking a small hiatus to care for different things in their life. Julia Stainton is filling in for Emily and Kristina Werner is filling in for Pamela.  We are so excited to have them join us in June!
JJ Bolton (you are here:)

To increase your chances of winning:
  • Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop
  • Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop
  • Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop
(which means that you have up to three extra chances to win on each blog)

Now let's take a looksie at some new Paper Smooches!  One of the things I love so much about Paper Smooches stamps and dies is mixing and matching pieces to create little scenes.  I'm using one of the new Trees 2 dies for this little summer time scene.  I die cut the tree trunk from woodgrain embossed paper.  Then I created the "leaves" of the tree by die cutting a mix of cloud dies until I got the custom shape that I wanted.  



Here's a little close up of the woodgrain tree and the little birdie (from the My Peeps set):)  



Thanks for stopping in!  The next stop on the hop is the amazing Julia Stainton.  I'm sure she's got something wonderful to share!  

201 comments:

  1. That is adorable - I love the shaker part for the tree.

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  2. Why haven't I seen this a thousand times before? It is great and simple and pretty and just what I want to copy. Did I mention I loved the card?

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  3. I love your idea of the tree as a shaker, so cute!

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  4. I love this leaf idea. It woudl e beautiful fro Fall too!

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  5. I love the shaker tree! Such a great idea.

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  6. :D what a TWEET composition!!!

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  7. Too cute shakers are the best, I shared on Facebook and my blog.

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  8. Such a cute card! The shaker makes it different and a great way to add leaves.

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  9. Fabulous idea to create the shaker tree using multiple dies!

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  10. Adorable card.............love that it is a shaker..............love everything about it! Well done....

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  11. This little tree is absolutely brilliant and I love it!

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  12. This is wonderful! I absolutely love your design!

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  13. Love that it is a shaker card.

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  14. Fabulous shaker card. I love the look and really have to try one one of these days.

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  15. Wow, this is a wonderful shaker card! What a great idea to do a tree :)

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  16. Clever girl. Great idea for the tree's foliage and that sweet little bird is perfection.

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  17. Love the. are and tree. What a unique way to use a cloud die, never would have thought of that.

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  18. What a clever use of your dies! I really love this card!

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  19. Super cute! Cute saying too! Shared on Facebook. I don't tweet and I don't have my own blog yet. I really enjoy watching you all create gives me such inspiration and gets me excited to create my own blog and YouTube channel to share my gift and inspire others as well.

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  20. Thats such a great idea to use the tree as the shaker element and those clouds in the backround look amazingly realistic.

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  21. How fantastic is this shaker card?! I love how you used the cloud die to make the tree shape and how the green sequins look like leaves!

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  22. Love the tree shaker - can't wait to see more of the release.

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  23. Adorable! The tree shaker is so fun!

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  24. Really so sweet!! Awese shaker element and the little bird is adorable.

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  25. What a cute card. The tree and chick are adorable.

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  26. What a cute card. The tree and chick are adorable.

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  27. Love the tree shaker-so cute with the little birdie!

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  28. What a super cute shaker card!!! I've tweeted and made a facebook comment!

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  29. So cute! Great idea to turn it in to a shaker card!

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  30. what a super cute shaker card! Love it!

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  31. I have not been into the shaker craze but I really like this card. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  32. You are so clever, JJ! I love how you created the leaves with your cloud dies, and turned this into a charming scene! Love this 'Tweet' card :)

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  33. So "tweet"! Love this cute little guy and the green bling of your shaker tree really makes it pop!

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  34. What a fabulous idea. Love your card!

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  35. What a cute shaker box!! So cute! Love it!

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  36. OMG! Love that little birdie! Very creative using the cloud die for a tree.

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  37. omgosh, I absolutely ADORE everything about your card - the way you created the window for your tree shaker is brilliant!

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  38. AWESOME Card!! LOVE shakers and the FUN Design!! =) THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  39. Love the shaker design with the tree branches over or.

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  40. Great design! The sentiment font is so fun!

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  41. Great idea to use a tree for a shaker card. Turned out great. Thanks

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  42. Sweet sweet card...love the shaker tree and the great use of various PS products.

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  43. Sweet sweet card...love the shaker tree and the great use of various PS products.

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  44. Aweee...what a 'tweetie pie! Outstanding! ♥

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  45. You have been PINNED, JJ ;) https://www.pinterest.com/pin/86061042856415091/

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  46. Omgosh! I LOVE everything about this card!!!

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  47. What a unique shaker card.. You really told a story.

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  48. I love shaker cards and this one is exceptional. The sequins look just like leaves and the tree on the textured paper is great. Cute little chick and the sentiment is great. Nice design! TFS

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  49. Beautiful shaker card with the tree and darling bird!

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  50. How fun to turn this into a shaker and I love the font on that tweet aentiment

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  51. Cute--I like the clever way you made the tree's leaves.

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  52. Your card is so cute and clever! I am going to need to try this :-)

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  53. Love your shaker card. What a cool way of making the tree.

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  54. I adore your shaker card!!! This is so fun and pretty!!! Fabulous job!

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  55. Great card love the shaker look. I also tweeted about the hop.

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  56. Awesome way to stretch your dies! Love it!

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  57. Super cute card; I LOVE shaker cards.

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  58. What a great idea to use the cloud dies. Very effective use of dies. Thanks for the ideas.

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  59. Super adorable shaker card, what a cute lil' bird and those sequins are gorgeous!

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  60. Posted on my blog/Flickr account about this great release. https://www.flickr.com/photos/74238397@N06/18014985700/

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  61. Aww...this is sooo cute, JJ! Love your shaker tree and clouds!

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  62. Such a cute and fun shaker tree! I love the cloudy sky :)

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  63. Love, love, LOVE that tree shaker! And I'm not just saying that to win a prize!!

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  64. Beautiful card! Thank you for a chance to win!

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  65. what a clever idea for a shaker!

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  66. I love love love this shaker card!! And your cloud background is absolutely gorgeous as usual!!

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  67. Love your idea of making the tree leaves. Very clever!

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  68. What an original way of using the sequins for a shaker card - absolutely love it

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  69. How clever!! Love your card and the creative way you made a shaker card!

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  70. How clever to use clouds for your tree! Love it!

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  71. I love this... What a great way to get some sparkle in nature! Adorable!

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  72. Clever, cute and a unique look for a shaker card. Love it.

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  73. This is darling!! I love that fun shaker tree!!

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  74. So clever and sweet! Love the shaker tree and your cute chick.

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  75. I just love shaker cards, and this one is SO adorable! Thank you for sharing.

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  76. How adorable! LOVE how you did the tree! ♥

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  77. Beautiful shaker card. Love the tree. Really cute. Thanks for sharing

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  78. Ohh this shaker card is so cute, what a wonderful idea !

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  79. Love, love, love this shaker card. Very cleaver!

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  80. OH, I just love this, what a great shaker card!

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  81. Love the colored sequins in your shaker!! Great design!

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  82. Love your delightful design, gorgeous card!!!

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  83. Your shaker is sooo cute. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  84. That's an adorable card! love how you use the woowdgrain cardstock and sequins

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  85. That is a genius card - love how you mused a mix of clouds to get the tree shape and the shaker contents are perfect!

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  86. That was meant to say 'used', and I've shared on Facebook!

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  87. What a clever, clever way to use the tree. Your shaker card really makes your card pop! Oh, maybe it's not a shaker card. I love the embellishments. Awesome!

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  88. That sequin tree is just beautiful. Love the little scene u creates

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  89. You were really "thinking" when you created this clever card. Truly genius ideas make a great card.

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  90. Tweeted about the Yummy Hop! ♥

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  91. Amazing! I never would have come up with a tree shaker, love it.

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  92. Love this shaker card!!! So clever!

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  93. Great SHAKER CARD! I remember when we did these 20 years ago! And they're coming back with more style!

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  94. I love how you think outside the box and find ways to make your idea work. I love, love, love the shaker design!!

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  95. Love this shaker tree ,JJ! So pretty!

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  96. so creative! I must try this cloud cutting 'tree' technique soon!

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  97. awh this card is incredibly cute!

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  98. I tweeted about this blog hop!

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  99. You make the best shaker cards, always so clever!

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  100. Great card. Enjoying the blog hop too.

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  101. I love the bird!! What a cute design

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  102. Cute card...makes me smile. I really like Paper Smooches products.

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  103. Fabulous card, this is such great fun. It will definitely bring a smile to the face of whoever receives it.

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  104. Wow how very cute is this shaker card. I love it thanks for sharing this idea.

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  105. awwwwwwww...this is the sweetest shaker card JJ!

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  106. Seriously, how CUTE is this shaker idea? Love it!

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  107. Love, love, love! Note to self: try using clouds to shape a tree.

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  108. so cute!!!! love so much! beautiful card

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  109. What a gorgeous card and how smart to use the cloud shape as a tree! I would have NEVER thought of that!

    I blogged: http://expressionavenue.blogspot.com/2015/05/paper-smooches-blog-hop.html\

    I Facebooked to a group of scrapbooking/cardmaking friends: http://expressionavenue.blogspot.com/2015/05/paper-smooches-blog-hop.html

    and I tweeted: https://twitter.com/TenSGal/status/604298858198245376

    Thanks for the chance at the awesome giveaway!

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  110. WOW! This is SUCH a cute idea for a shaker card!! LOVE that tweet birdie!!

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  111. so cute and fun shaker card. Thanks for sharing.

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  112. Love your shaker tree! Such a clever and cute card!

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  113. I love how you turned the leaves of a tree into a shaker card!! Such a super cute idea

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  114. This is SO adorable! I love trees AND shakers so this is the perfect combo! Great, colorful card!

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  115. Oh my gosh, the card is so cute..and the shaker is fabulous!
    I tweeted about the blog hop!

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  116. This is so fun! Love shaker cards!

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  117. The clouds look so good. Very cute card.

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  118. Wow! So creative to use a cloud die cut for a shaker card and incorporate it into your tree. Very clever.

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  119. I LOVE shaker cards ! Fantastic !!!!

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  120. OMG Super clever and oh so cute! Love this shaker!

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  121. What a fun card ... love the shaker tree! Great background too.

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  122. A shaker card, how darling!Hopefully our wild apple trees will be as productive as this beauty. Cheers

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  123. Beautiful colors and design.

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  124. Love love love the sequin tree

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  125. I wish I could have a tree like that in real life- SO beautiful!

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  126. Green sequins tree is so lovely and the little bird ... so cute.

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  127. I love the shaker tree, what a great idea!!

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  128. Just love the shaker tree, brilliant idea!!

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  129. Like the shaker style card. Especially like the blue sky & white cloud background.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  130. I posted on my FaceBook page about blog hop.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  131. I posted on my blog about blog hop.
    http://createdbysunshinehoneybee.blogspot.com/2015/05/paper-smooches-blog-hop.html
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  132. tweeted! https://twitter.com/charktweets/status/604683964771667968

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  133. blogged http://glitterinmykitchen.blogspot.com/2015/05/celebrating-summer.html

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  134. I love the soft clouds and those sequins are great to add more fun. Beautiful card

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  135. I posted about the hop on my blog today.
    http://designsbydragonfly.blogspot.com/2015/05/thank-you-card-huge-thanks.html
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  136. LOVE LOVE LOVE the shaker tree!!!

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  137. Great tree and a shaker card too!

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  138. So creative! Love those soft clouds too!

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  139. Tweet Tweet - how sweet is this card - TFS

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  140. https://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn

    Posted on my facebook page

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  141. http://ilikepaper01.blogspot.com/2015/05/hugs-prayers.html

    Posted on my blog

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  142. Awww how tweet! Lovin the sequins tree :)

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  143. What an adorable card! I love the cute bird and shaker element, thanks for sharing.

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  144. OMG!! Such a FABULOUS shaker card!!

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  145. Love the idea of the tree shaker element :)

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  146. Oh How TWEET!!! Love this, JJ! It's probably the best shaker, I've ever seen. Thanks, Paulette S.
    craftqueen417 at yahoo dot com
    http://paulettesprettypapercrafts dot wordpress dot com

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  147. TWEET!!! Love this one!!! :-D

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  148. Very cute card. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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  149. This is a great shaker card! I love how you put the wood of the tree on the outside so it's more visible! The chick is adorable, too!

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  150. This card is AWESOME! I love shaker cards! !

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  151. Awesome shaker card! I love your idea!

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  152. Never seen a tree used as a shaker before...fantastic card.

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