Friday, May 18, 2018

Golden Sunshine - BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY! (now closed)


Hi crafty friends! Today I am so excited to join Simon Says Stamp blog hop featuring a new SENDING SUNSHINE release! 

If you are hopping along you have arrived here from Lea Lawson's blog, but if you have just joined you can find the full list down below:


GIVEAWAY

Please leave your comment on this post for a chance to win $25 COUPON to Simon Says Stamp online store. 

The giveaway is now closed. To view all the winners please check out THIS POST.


MORE EXCITING NEWS! 
Use the code SUNSHINE at checkout at Simon to get a FREE GIFT with your purchase!
The code is valid until Sunday, 5/20 11:59 pm ET.



Now to the project!
I have created a see through card featuring Marilyn Full Card cover plate die. I have used some glossy black cardstock and golden alcohol ink to make a shaped background to go only behind a particular part of a die cut pattern.

Please scroll down for some close up pictures and a beginning to end VIDEO TUTORIAL to learn how this card was made!






Thank you so much for stopping by! Your next stop on the hop is Kelly Latevola !

Notice that it's the DAY 2 of the hop so if you are looking for more inspiration make sure to visit Thursday's hop as well.

SUPPLIES:

174 comments:

  1. Wow, this is stunning, Olga!
    Thanks for your tutorial.

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  2. WOW! I don't think I could give this card away if I made it - jaw dropping gorgeous!

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  3. Beautiful! I love your color scheme. Thanks for using the alcohol inks. I need to break those out again.

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  4. Your card is gorgeous Olga! You always have the most interesting cards I've ever seen. So inspirational!

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  5. The card is beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Lovely card. Thanks for showing us how to make it.

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  7. This is an elegant and stunning card. I love the gold overlay and the shine. Just a beautiful die.

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  8. Another amazing card, Olga! I love seeing the wonderful projects you create and appreciate your generous sharing.

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  9. Wow, wow, wow! Your card is amazing! Love that gold! Thank you for your beautiful inspiration and a chance to win a prize!!

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  10. Great card. I really like the "see through" technique. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. This is a nice unique card. I am inspired with every card you make. Thank you

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  12. Wow such a clever idea to make a see through card and such an elegant and gorgeous one. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

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  13. Wow Olga this looks so intricate and stunning with this gorgeous new die. Thank you for showing how to make this.

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  14. WOW Olga, this is such a elegant card. I wouldn't have thought to do this which of course is why I love blog hops, there is just SO MUCH inspiration. An absolutely exquisite card!

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  15. That is such a gorgeous card and a really cool design. I love it!

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  16. Wow! Awesome card!!! This is a piece of art! Love it!!!

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  17. So intricate and interesting, thanks for sharing!

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  18. Love how differnt this card it!

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  19. All I can say is WOW! This is a stunning card!

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  20. I love how unique this card looks! Thank you for teaching us something so interesting and fun to make(:

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  21. Wow, this card is so unique and elegant!

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  22. BEAUTIFUL WORK, Olga!!! I LOVE the creative way you created this card! The gold & black & lacy die work SO WELL TOGETHER! The little touch of blue is GORGEOUS with this too!!! AND I also LOVE your idea of putting the Scotch Tacky Glue in a needle nose bottle! ;) Just the suggestion I needed! LOL SUPER JOB, Olga!!! ;)

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  23. How cool is this? Looks like a metal gate.. very nice! How unique! Love it

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  24. never thought to use a die as the card itself-very clever and creative!

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  25. God help me to win this giveaway please

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  26. Wow! So Pretty! Wish I could make stuff like that! I make cards - mostly calligraphy based - but mine could never beat those!

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  27. Beautiful! Just no other words.

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  28. Stunning card! I love that you used the alcohol ink on the black glossy paper. So cool!

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  29. Oh my goodness Olga! Another gorgeous card! Ever since I saw your first card (for me anyway) via Justine's blog......I have been continually amazed at your lovely creations! Thank you so very much for sharing your time & talents.

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  30. Absolutely gorgeous and so different! You really do incredible work, every time, without fail. Stunning.

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  31. Awesome card.
    Thanks for sharing...

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  32. WOW! Thanks for the video, I really wanted to know how you made the card. Thanks for the tip about the cardstock. I was wondering how you were able to do that! And your cutting out the centre piece looks so well done I thought it must have been a die cut. The details with the gems and pearls and the added blue just really makes this card so stunning! Thank you so much Ogla for sharing.

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  33. Hi Olga! This is really unique and lovely. I love it!

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  34. So unique and very pretty! Nice job.

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  35. This is a stunning & beautiful card! Amazing!

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  36. Great card and video. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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  37. Beautiful card as usual, love what you do

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  38. My goodness..your card is so unique, love it!

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  39. who would have thought that black card stock could still look so delicate? Great inspiration as always. Thanks Olga

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  40. You card is beautiful. I have never seen this technique. Good job!

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  41. Oh wow!! Stunning in the gold foil though I believe it would look wonderful in so many colors!!

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  42. Love the idea of a see-through card and using this beautiful intricate die!

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  43. That card is a show stopper! Love it!

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  44. Love the cutout card. It's just...gossamer!

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  45. WOW!! Stunning card, it is so delicate and elegant.

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  46. OMG Olga, your creations are amazing. TFS x

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  47. stunning card - love this intricate die and the amazing way you created this card!!!!

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  48. Wow! You made a beautiful and very unique card.

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  49. OH MY GOSH !!!! What an absolutely stunning card. You are amazing. Thank you for sharing your talent with us.

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  50. So lovely! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  51. Love your card, thanks for sharing.

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  52. A see through card-yes and yes! Great instructive video-thanks.

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  53. Amazing! There is so much to see in that card.

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  54. Like the gold look.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  55. Absolutely stunning! So unique, a treasure for sure.

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  56. Wow! You have created a beautiful and unique card! Thanks for sharing your inspiration.

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  57. WOW!! Your card is so elegant, unique, beautiful, and delicate! Thank you for sharing!

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  58. You've taken the Marilyn die (one of my favorites from this release) to a whole new level. I love the gold--absolutely gorgeous.

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  59. Beautiful card, such a unique look!

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  60. Wow! This is an absolutely stunning card. What a beautiful use for this die!

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  61. Unbelievable.... SO DELICATE! I love it!

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  62. always love your work Olga, Thanks for sharing!

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  63. What a unique and stunning card! Gorgeous with the gold and black shimmer paper!

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  64. Really cool way to use the cover die cut. Thanks for sharing.

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  65. Wow! These cards look like stained glass... Beautiful technique!!!

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  66. What a unique and beautiful card.

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  67. What a cool idea - I'm so glad I have this die on it's way to my house. This is a fun, fantastic idea!

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  68. Your card is beautiful ! The design is very cleverly done and very inspiring.

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  69. BEAUTIFUL Card!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!!

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  70. Another gorgeous card with great ideas on decorating it

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  71. I love the "outside of the box" ideas. This is very nice, Thank You!

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  72. I love what you did with this card. The design is beautiful. Thank you for the inspiration of a see through card. I love this die, I think its my favourite piece of the Sending Sunshine release.

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  73. Wow! Great ideas for a different look! Thanks for sharing your creativity!

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  74. Wow - this is incredible! so pretty and delicate

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  75. Beautiful. There are so many things you can do with these products and this card is amazing! Love it.

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  76. Olga that is stunning! Great idea!

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  77. This is totally different than all of the other designs. Super cool!

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  78. Wow - this is not a card, this is a piece of art. I love the look of it - it makes me think of a piece of delicate metal art work.

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  79. Wow this is so pretty and unique...so creative!

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    1. Olga, you are totally amazing. I happen to watch every video you publish and I throw in some old one's too! You are always creating magnificent cards and other objects of beauty. All I can say is Thank You for YOU

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    2. fabulous and elegant, I love it so much

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  80. Wow, what an elegant and unique card! Very nice work!

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  81. Beautiful work as always Olga! Your work is always inspirational :)

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  82. I saw this on IG and went gaga over it... Sooo elegant!

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  83. Wow I am speechless this see through die cut card is so stunningly beautiful. Way to go!

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  84. Wow, this is such a beautiful card, a work of art.

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  85. Wow! You are so creative and talented! This is just stunning!

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  86. Wow such a unique and beautiful card. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  87. What a beautiful and unique card!

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  88. Wow, insanely gorgeous and incredible card!

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  89. That is a stunning card. I love the gold mixative on the black glossy card stock! You are so creative and I look forward to seeing all of your projects.

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  90. Gorgeous! So creative to use the die cut as the card base. Love how you did the center of the card with the glossy black cardstock. The gold and patina looking burst is amazing with the jeweled brad.

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  91. Fantastic card!! I love the die and the beautiful way you have used it!

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  92. Wow Olga, as usual a fabulous card but I love how you always manage to come up with such different ideas...and this card is no exception...stunn8ng! X

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  93. WOW! What an interesting card! I love the color scheme. This card makes me think of Lord of the Rings for some reason! LOL so pretty!

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  94. I just adore how you used this background die! Lovely!

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  95. You always surprise me with your ideas.

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  96. Your cards are always so beautiful. = )

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  97. I love blog hops because they inspire me to create--thank you!

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  98. As always you do a great job, lovely card....tfs

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  99. Let me just say - WHOA! AMAZING! This must be one of the best cards of the whole hop!

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  100. Beautiful, unique and so clever! I'm always happy to see your amazing creations.

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  101. This card is simply stunning!

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  102. Absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

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  103. A stunning technique; your card is wonderful!

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  104. WOW! Absolutely beautiful!

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  105. Gorgeous and unusual card, I love this design.

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  106. I always Love everything that you make. You exuberate talent! This always amazes me all I can say is THANK YOU!!!

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  107. Wow that card is stunning!!!!!!

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  108. Awesome.
    Love the black with the beautiful
    gold. Elegant and fantastic.
    thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  109. Creative use of the die, love how you covered the backside partially

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  110. Your card is very unique ! The result is incredible ! I love all the ideas you got there and all the tips you give in the video. Thank you so much ! (and this die is awesome !)

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  111. Wow! This is such a gorgeous card! :)

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  112. Love your card! So delicate and pretty!

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  113. Olga, such a gorgeous card!! At first look, it reminded me of a beautiful dream catcher. TFS!!

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  114. Oh my, so unusual and beautiful!!

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  115. Oh I just love your card, what a stunner!

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  116. Olga, your card is absolutely stunning....and oh so unique!! Your creativity is so inspiring! Thanks for making the video showing us how you made your gorgeous card!!

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  117. Gorgeous! I appreciate the way you do your tutorials, it is easy to fallow and for those of us crafters that are stepping up their crafting it helps alot.

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  118. Your card is just beautiful. I love the vertigris powder that you used. Sometime our mistakes make the most exquisite projects. I love this lovely card. Thank you so much for sharing your great talent.

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  119. Wow, this card is beautiful Olga. Thanks for sharing and the video.

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  120. Wow! So creative! I love your card

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  121. Wow - what a stunning card! And such a creative idea. That truly is a very special card

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  122. Wonderful! What a unique design!thanks for the tutorial!

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  123. Such beautiful card. You are always an inspiration. Thanks for sharing all those tips.

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  124. This card is so beautiful thank you for the tutorial

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  125. wow! this die is perfect for your delicate design style! beautiful!!

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  126. Love the detail in this gorgeous die! Beautiful card!

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  127. Love the detail on this die and how you created the card to make it stand out more. Thanaks for sharing

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  128. This card is STUNNING and I am so glad you made a video to show how you created it. I love this cover plate you used and your design shows how really beautiful it is!!

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  129. Beautiful creation - this new die is spectacular and I love how you used it. Thanks for sharing your outstanding ideas !

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  130. Great idea and a very beautiful card !!

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  131. Oh wow! This is absolutely gorgeous! Love the gold!

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  132. What a gorgeous and unique card design using this beautiful new die. TFS your project and process video too.

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  133. Stunning card! Such a clever way to use the full card die!

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  134. Wow !!! How amazing is this card !!
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  135. This is an absolutely stunning card! Thanks for sharing!

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  136. Such a unique card, very pretty.

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  137. This is stunning! I appreciate your video, because I was not quite seeing how you put this all together. What an amazing card; I love how the jewel and the patina all match up to create a limited color palette. Thank you so much for sharing such a fun and different idea!

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  138. Another stunning card this is simply gorgeous x

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