Friday, June 22, 2018

Simon Says Stamp Blog Hop: Good Vibes Collection


Hi and welcome to another stop of Simon Says Stamp blog hop featuring GOOD VIBES collection. You must have arrived from Stephanie Low's blog, but if you have just joined the hop here is the full list of participants: 



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Now to the project!
I have created a card that doubles as a gift card holder. That's a great project to have at hand and use for a friend's birthday, especially in summer!

I have featured several die and stamps set from the latest release. 
Watch the VIDEO TUTORIAL below for step by step instructions on how to create this card:





Thanks for stopping by! Your next stop on the hop is Heather Ruwe !

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176 comments:

  1. Beautiful card as always! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. I enjoy all of your projects! Thank you!

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  3. You never cease to amaze me, Olga! I really like the bird die. The color you chose for this card was perfect.

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  4. Love these new products and the hop as well for they inspire me to create--thank you!

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  5. So gorgeous, Olga, and for you to design it to do double duty as a gift card holder is genius; thanks for sharing this design with all of us. Inspirational!

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  6. Very lovely card Olga - any friends would be delighted to recieve it!

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  7. wow what a lovely design - love the layout:)

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  8. That's so cool. I love the way you turned that background sideways, it looks wonderful.

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  9. Such a beautiful and elegant card, Olga! Thanks so much for the inspiration and the chance to win.

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  10. I just love all your ideas. Your cards are so elegant and beautiful. I'm so gonna make this when my good vibes get here....

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  11. Love the design and especially the subtle color change achieved by clear embossing the panel. Your clever use of the large stamp is a great reminder to view all products for all their full potential creative value. Thank you for sharing your incredible talents!

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  12. Oh my! All the beauty in this card. I can see it used in a number of ways!

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  13. This is just lovely . . . I appreciate that it is unique. Your color choice is beautiful.

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  14. What a terrific and fabulous card!!

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  15. Again a beautiful card and a great tutorial, thank you for sharing Olga!. One day I hope to make also beautiful catds like you....

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  16. Gorgeous card....those colors together are beautiful and I love that you used the stamp set on the side and gave us a whole different look for it!

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  17. This is beautiful, Olga! The 'Strangeness' set is my favorite
    as I love the birdies!

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  18. Fantastic idea as usual. You really know how to use products in more ways than intended. I like that your cards are very pleasing to the eye.

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  19. WOWZERS! This is gorgeous and ELEGANT!

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  20. Love how you created this gorgeous card!

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  21. Very elegant card! I love the colours you chose.

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  22. Very beautiful card. I love how you used the beachy waves as a background. It is unique and I wouldn't have thought of that. I love it.

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  23. Wonderful as always, Olga. Thanks.

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  24. What a beautiful, beautiful card - so elegant and classy! Thanks so much for sharing your lovely inspiration!

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  25. I love your card, it's very peaceful!

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  26. Love how you constructed this card. Brilliant!

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  27. First sample using the perforated flap die. Thanks!

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  28. Amazing card! I love the elegance and the color. Gorgeous design!

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  29. Hi Olga, my sister and I love watching your videos where we get our inspiration started. This card is beautiful and simple to make. I call my sister Olga Jr. as she likes to go beyond your cards and she does very well. Thank you for sharing your talents with the world.

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  30. Love this card! You have incorporated several of the new products from the SSS release. Love seeing the perforated die used. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  31. Another beautiful card with great ideas on using items a different way. Thank you!

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  32. I love these products. The card is just gorgeous.
    Glenda

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  33. I love how you used both stamp sets, such a beautiful and unique design!

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  34. Lovely. So elegant. I really like the swirly background and the color combo.

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  35. Beautifully subtle card. Lovely in blue.

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  36. What an interesting way to use these stamps and dies...very original. :-)

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  37. This is beautiful. A great combination of these stamps and dies to produce your own creation!

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  38. Beautiful card! No further words needed!!

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  39. Glorious project, beautiful card. Love the way you repurposed that wave background. Great ideas!

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  40. I just KNEW you would do something so different from everyone else with this release - really beautiful, Olga!

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  41. Красиві картинки! Дякую за те, що поділилися своїми талантами. Валетина з Канади.

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  42. What a peaceful card and done simply but elegantly. Thanks for sharing!

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  43. Creative and elegant. I always enjoy your designs.

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  44. Oh wow! Your card is so pretty and elegant! I love it!

    Thank you for sharing it with us!

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  45. Beautiful card, I really like your creativeness

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  46. Lovely use of the dies Olga! Thanks for sharing!

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  47. You always do such beautiful work. Thanks for sharing.

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  48. Beautiful card and another way to use the stamp in a completely different way. Thanks

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  49. Beautiful card. Love the white embossed bird and the beautiful background

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  50. Oh so lovely. A great color choice!

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  51. Pretty card! What a great idea to turn the background stamp sideways!

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  52. Nice elegant card! Lovely work!

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  53. gorgeous card - love how you added the bird!

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  54. Beautiful card....I love the way you shadowed the word.....lovely.....great stamp set!

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  55. Lovely card, your creativity shines through!

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  56. Beautiful card & I like that you can use it as a gift card holder as well!

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  57. What a lovely card! I love the background color and double usefulness is so perfect!

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  58. I love the embossed Beachy Waves on your background, it is brilliant! The circle cut out in the middle of the card is awesome and I love the bird onto your card and the friend die! Just beautiful!

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  59. Great job Olga! Awesome. I am loving this and this release!

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  60. Love how you used Beachy Waves background in portrait mode, great color choices for your card.

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  61. Beautiful card.
    Thanks for sharing...

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  62. Beautiful card, love the combination of stamps & dies you used.

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  63. Hi Olga. Your work never fails to inspire! UvI' often wondered if you are self taught or did you attend art school?

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    1. I did take some art lessons and went to the design school (although I studied interior design), but for the most part I am self taught :)

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    2. Hi Olga I didnt know about that die for the gift card i will be purchasing it! Oh and the card came out really nice and to the point! Agnes

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  64. What a delight. Love the colors and design.

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  65. Love the way you used the bird on the beachy waves background. They go together so nicely.

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  66. Your card is beautiful. I love your idea to emboss the bird stamp on velum, it makes it look even more "light as a feather".

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  67. I just LOVE what everyone is creating with this new stuff. As always, your card is gorgeous! Can't wait to see what you do next.

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  68. Such a unique color! I love how delicate this is!

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  69. Really beautiful design. So innovative! Thank you for sharing your techniques. It’s a great release and the Design Team have created some amazing projects.

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  70. A lovely card. Love your use of the stamp for the background.

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  71. Beautiful card! I like how yku used the background stamp with the bird.

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  72. I love it! I think the colors are beautiful!!

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  73. Very cool card! Such a great idea to turn the background stamp.

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  74. Your card is so beautiful! I love how the bird is flying right in the middle :)

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  75. Wow, absolutely stunning card! So very elegant. I love the combination of subtle texture from the fibers in the cardstock, the vellum and the embossing.

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  76. A lovely sophisticated design. The Beachy Waves stamp works nicely as a background in any direction. It also reminds me of the swirls in Van Gogh's Starry Night.

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  77. Beautiful card! I love your colors and design. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  78. What a great idea-as usual. I love your choices of colors....not the usual which I and many others appreciate!

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  79. What an absolutely fantastic card Olga and I totally enjoyed your video. Well done.

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  80. What a beautiful interpretation with this stamp!

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  81. What an awesome and truly unique card. I love how you incorporated the waves stamp to create such a beautiful background for the bird.

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  82. Terrific card! Love the inside gift card!

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  83. What a beautiful, peaceful card! So serene. That bird die is gorgeous!

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  84. Beautiful friend card! You make that bird look great!

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  85. Olga once I saw your name on this hop your are my first stop. As always a simple and stunning card. Your eye for color & design is lyrical & the bird in flight is perfect. thank yo!

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  86. beautiful color choose for your card, is awesome!

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  87. As always, sensitive, beautiful, graceful, creative. Your work is awesome.

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  88. beautiful and elegant looking card! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  89. Such a cool way to use that landscape stencil! This is really lovely!

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  90. Very beautiful! I love what you did with the bird and friend sentiment!

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  92. I love this...so beautiful. You always give such professional presentations and great new ideas for my mental stash. :)

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  93. You have used this new set in a unique way & I LOVE IT!

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  94. Your work is so beautiful...… this example is no exception! Thank you for your inspiration.

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  95. Beautiful card. Love the monotone coloring.

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  96. Really Beautiful!! I love how you used the background stamp!!

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  97. I Love your cards, they are always so beautiful!

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  98. Oh my goodness, this card is so elegant and beautiful, I can't wait to watch the video on it and learn how to do this one (thanks for making a video!). #SSSGoodVibes

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  99. So so lovely! Great inspiration!

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  100. i would not have thought to turn the stamp that way. i only seen waves and sun/moon i didn't see it used that way, very clever

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  101. Such a serene card. Yet it is striking at the same time

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  102. It's a perfect and lovely gift card holder!

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  103. Gorgeous card. It would be a terrific sympathy card with a white dove looking bird on it. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  104. I love this card with the little bird on it. someday I hope to try embossing

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  105. Great idea Olga to use the stamp sideways, its gorgeous. Love the way you made this card/giftcard holder. Thanks for the inspiration with the awesome new release from Simon Says Stamp.

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  106. It's always fun to see someone use the smaller images in the set versus the main. Beautiful card!

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  107. WOW! I love what you did with the background!

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  108. Thanks for sharing your card. Lovely.

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  109. I love how you turned the background stamp sideways and cut a circle out of it! Such a great use for the stamp. Your card is beautiful.

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  110. Your card is absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for sharing it with us.

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  111. Beautiful card. Love how you used the background stamp, very creative.

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  112. The layout of this is gorgeous. What a wonderful card!

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  113. SQUEAL!! BEAUTIFUL Card!! LOVING the Release!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!!

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  114. Wow!! Beautiful gift card holder!

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  115. Such a beautiful card! I love that you turned the background stamp and just embossed a portion of it. It's so pretty with the teal cardstock and the vellum bird and sentiment! Lovely work!

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  116. What a beautiful and elegant card.

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  117. Oh wow, this is gorgeous! LOVE your pretty bird die :)

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  118. Beautiful card! I love the embossing powder all over the front of the card - it adds such an elegant look! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  119. Beautiful card and so elegant.

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  120. Your card is wonderful---such a unique design!

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  121. Beautiful card and what a clever die.

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  122. I love your unique use of the background stamp, and the over all look of your card. Very inspiring.

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  123. You've made a great card with the new Beachy Waves stamp. I like the way your monochromatic design!

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  124. Wow! I love how you created this card! I didn't order this stamp from this release, but now I think I need it! Great technique!

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  125. What a beautiful beautiful card

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  126. Your card is beautiful and elegant! Love the graceful bird soaring through the air! Thanks for sharing your creativity!

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  127. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing a video on how you did this card.

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  128. What a beautiful card! I love the combination of stamps and dies that you used!

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  129. This is a really lovely card! So elegant.

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  130. You’ve made such a wonderful card !!
    [margessw(at)icloud(dot)com]

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  131. This is so beautiful and elegant.

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  132. Such a beautiful and elegant card. I love the bird image and it looks great embossed.

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  133. Like the look of the background with the 2 colors. Like the framing.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  134. A very beautiful and elegant design!

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  135. I like the way you used the background stamp. Wonderful card.

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  136. Love your card and what a terrific way to get a completely different look from that background stamp!

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  137. Very pretty card. I love that the white makes it look simple and clean!

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  138. Love the colors and tones used on this card as well as the layout design. Stunning!!

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  139. I love the way you used the background stamp here. Beautiful card!

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  140. Hi Olga! Your "Friend" card is stunningly serene :) Both the color palette and the composition lends itself to this. Thanks for sharing your design with us!

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  141. Olga Your cards are beautiful! this card is really nice, I love the color of paper. It is nice to surprise a friend, with such thoughtfulness. Thanks for a nice experience once again with your designs! Gloria

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