Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Season's Givings Blog Hop


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So thrilled to be part of Latisha's Seasons Givings Blog Hop for the 3rd year!  You should have arrived from Lorena's blog!  I'm sure that Lorena has some awesome eye candy for you!!!

If you didn't pop over here from Lorena's, you'll want to start at the beginning of the hop which is the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L blog!  In case you get lost along the way, the entire hop listing is at the end of my post.

This is a thank YOU for my readers, for stopping by and saying hello!  Thank YOU for inspiring me.

First up, I thought I'd do a run down of my favorite projects I posted for 2014:

























Today I'm giving away a couple different stamp sets and some other goodies!

**Season's Giving Blog Hop Giveaway is Closed**

My winner is ♡♡Shelly♡♡


DCWV Air Mail Mini Cards
Jenni Bowlin Whimsy Silhouette Acrylic Stamp
Jillibean Soup Cool Beans/orchard buttons
Jillibean Soup Give Thanks Clear Stamps
Paper Source Chocolate A6 Hangtag
Papertrey Ink Think Big Favorites #10
Papertrey Ink Think Big Favorites #18

If you're interested in winning, please link up below.  





Winner will be announced on Sunday, Jan 4th.
Make sure you leave me a way to contact you....please read this:

No-Reply blogger?





Now, hippety hop over to Jodi's blog!  I know that she's going to have an awesome post.

In case you get lost along the way, here is the hop listing:

Amy Tsuruta       <--you're here





170 comments:

  1. wow!! Your cards are so beautiful!

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  2. Such fun creations love Dec's that cup is so cute !!

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  3. Always love your beautiful creations and your friendly visits <3

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  4. I'm looking forward to being a college graduate! :) Thanks for the hop and have a happy new year!

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  5. Love seeing the recap of all your gorgeous creations Amy! Happy New Year!

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  6. Love love love this!!! I am looking forward to Adam graduating High School!!!!!!!!

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  7. Great cards! Looking forward to more time for card making in 2015 and my newest great grandbaby!

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  8. Lovely selection of cards Amy, thanks for the chance to win this giveaway.
    I am most looking forward to working in my newly organised craft room : )

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  9. It's been an amazing 2014 finding your blog, getting to meet you IN PERSON and seeing all your super fun eye candy. You are starting 2015 with a bang [3? 4? posts already this first day of 2015] You are an icon in the blogging world -- KUDOS and Happy New Year!!

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  10. Happy New Year! Wonderful look back on your favorite cards Amy. I love them all you make. :)

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  11. All beautiful, but just reflect the sweet, generous, fabulously creative YOU! I can't wait to meet you for reals...
    =] Michele

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  12. Hi Amy! Best wishes for a wonderful 2015 and all success! This year I am planning to rekindle my paper crafting passion since I lost my creativity for quite some time. I giggled when I saw your March favorite - I must have somehow missed seeing it when it was first posted.

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  13. love the look back and very cool to HAVE one of those cute cards! #September (;

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  14. Happy New Year, Amy! So glad I got to know you in the past few months :) I love your cards and love how active you are! <3 thanks for everything!

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  15. And there's soo much to look forward to - graduating, getting my social work license, possibly engaged ;), doing more in the papercrafting world, building connections, improving my work and having fun!!!

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  16. oooooooooooooooooooh! 12 months of GORGEOUSNESS!!! i don't know how you can ever narrow down, pretty much EVERY card you make is a "highlight" of the year, lol! for the record, i think "warhol dog" is my fave... so fab and funny with kind of a new york subtext/vibe! :)

    ps: in 2015 i'm looking forward to bein' crafty, working harder on my etsy shop, and hopefully having lots of friends come hang out in nj/nyc! :) plus more gorgeous amy t cards, o'course! happy new year!!! <3

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  17. I hope you have a happy and blessed new year! :D

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  18. I just LOVE your lookback! Happy New Year my friend!
    I am looking forward to what 2015 brings you and your creativity!
    Hugs!

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  19. Fabulous cards, and an awesome give-away; yet more evidence of your spirit of generosity! My hopes for 2015: fresh, uplifting experiences, both in crafting and in 'life'. New paths to explore after the events of the past few days! Thank you for alllll your support! HAPPY NEW YEAR! May you be abundantly blessed every day of 2015!
    Hugs~c

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  20. Love the cards, looking forward to card making in the new year!

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  21. Beautiful suite of cards, Amy! Happy New Year!

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  22. Great look back at all your awesome creativeness!! Thanks for sharing!

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  23. awesome cards and your photography is amazing too! I am looking forward to creating more mini albums in 2015.

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  24. Each one of your cards are fabulous, there's no way I could pick a fav if I had to! ;) I'm looking forward to experimenting more with my card making in 2015, learning some new skills and techniques!

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  25. I'm looking forward to making new art projects :)

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  26. Beautiful cards. Happy crafting 2015!

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  27. Happy New Year. Thank you for the chance to win. I love the last month with the deer on the cup.

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  28. Amy, "meeting" you has been one of the highlights of my year! I look forward to seeing your creative genius in the new year.

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  29. What a great collection of projects. Thank you.

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  30. I think my favorite from your recap is the November snowmen. I'm happy to wish a happy new year to everybody, but I'm not a real believer in new year/new beginning, so I'll just keep being myself all year long :)

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  31. happy 2015. love your blog. Hope I win your terrific prizes...

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  32. I enjoyed looking at all your projects! I haven't been following you very long so I haven't seen most of these! Thank you for showcasing them! And thank you for the wonderful giveaway and blog hop! Wishing you a Happy New Year!

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  33. Fabulous picks, Amy! Love! Happy 2015! I have yet to really know what I'm looking forward to in 2015...perhaps, spring/summer so I can get back in the water! lol ;)

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  34. Amy, WOW, what a collection you have here for 2014. You rock, girlfriend! Thank you for being such a sweet friend. A very Happy New Year to you! I'm looking forward to organizing my craft space in 2015, big time.

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  35. Happy New Year! Love what you do...such an inspiration!

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  36. Happy New Year! Love what you do and hope this year brings you lots of memories! I'm looking forward to a new job!!!

    Stampsnews at gmail dot com

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  37. Happy New Year! Wow, you've made so many amazing projects in 2014. Cannot wait to see what you create in 2015!! Thanks for hosting such a fun giveaway too :)!

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  38. Happy New Year! Thanks for a chance to win!

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  39. The cards are so cute....especially the Warhol pup. :) Happy New Year!

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  40. This is awesome! Everyone is so talented and so sharing!. Thank you so much!. Hope I'm a lucky winner

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  41. Ohhhhh beautiful 2014 year!!! Lovely cards

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  42. Happy New Year Amy!!! Thank you for all your beautiful inspiration, I can't wait to see what you have in store for 2015!!!

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  43. It's so great to know a local!!! I've been a follower of yours for years and have come to a few of your "craft sales"! :) Thank you for all your inspiring work. You are a sweetheart! Happy New Year!

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  44. Happy new year! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  45. Thanks for sharing your 'Best of' in 2014....I agree! I appreciate your sharing your talents with us.

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  46. Fab creations, I love your little dog with the specs and sweet snowmen! Thanks for the chance to win your goodies ... I'm looking forward to trying some new techniques this year and to getting my craft stash into some sort of order!

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  47. Love your creations...you are inspiring! Happy New Year!!

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  48. Love your year in review! Happy New Year!!

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  49. Love your little snowmen for friends!! Adorable.

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  50. Such adorable cards all year long!!! Happy New Year!!! Thanks for a chance to win a fabulous prize!!! hollysilva911@hotmail.com

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  51. All of your creations are wonderful. I am looking forward to more crafting this year. Happy New Year!

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  52. all of these cards are just so much fun! you have such a great style! :)

    Happy New Year! :)

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  53. Love the cards, thanks for the inspiration.

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  54. Gorgeous projects!! Love your style!! I'm looking forward to learning how to color this year!! Thanks so much for the chance to win an awesome giveaway!! Happy New Year :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts
    indymermaid(at)gmail(dot)com

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  55. fabulous cards, Amy! Looking forward to more crafting this year - and to cleaning up my basement, ha ha, just kidding! Happy New Year to you!

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  56. Looking forward to crafting more in the new year.

    Thanks for a great blog hop and some fun inspiration!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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  57. All cute cards!! Thanks for the chance to win a great giveaway!!

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  58. Happy 2015, Amy! Wishing you another year of creativity and inspiration. You are one of the most generous commenters out there in Blogland. Thanks for your kindness to us less talented crafters... ;)

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  59. Hey Miss Lady!! LOVE LOVE LOVE all of your favorite cards!!! Happy New Year and thanks for the chance to win!!

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  60. Thanks Amy for the wonderful projects on your blog. I am looking forward to a year filled with many happy family memories and healthy habits. Happy New Year! jeandonny2000 at hotmail dot com

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  61. Really love the October snowman card! Thanks for the prize :)

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  62. Love your projects! Thanks for the chance to win such a fun prize package!

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    1. and I am looking forward to creating more in 2015 :)

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  63. Hi Amy! It's been such a pleasure becoming new friends with you this past year! I'm so thankful and I look forward to lots more crafty inspiration and fun in 2015! Thanks so much for all you contribute to the crafting/art industry!!! Happy New Year to you and yours!!! xoxo

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  64. Such adorable creations Amy. I love those kraft snowmen.

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  65. Cute projects, thanks for the chance to win a prize.

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  66. Great cards! I especially like the November snowmen cards!

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  67. The coffee cup cards are cute. Southernbubbles@gmail.com

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  68. Enjoyed your post today, Amy! I am simply looking forward to crafting in 2015 - knitting, cardmaking, painting - anything crafty is good for me :o)

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  69. Hi. No blog to link. Thanks for all the inspiration and for the chance to win!
    Looking forward to getting my stamps organized and getting more cards in my stash so I'm not always doing them at the last minute.
    dcomer1@gmail.com

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  70. Love seeing your cards from 2014, Amy! I need to stop by here more often :)
    I'm looking forward to learning and using new techniques on my cards...that's it!

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  71. Happy New Year Amy. You know I think your awesome. Looking forward to making more videos this year and being more organized. I'm following you now on blogger. Hope you'll follow me too.

    Hugs,
    Dana
    mzdjoy@yahoo.com
    www.gotjoycreations.blogspot.com

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  72. These are awesome! The choices from the last three months have all been favorites of mine, too! You rock!

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  73. Such awesome designs Amy! Love how you used the mason jar upside down, love the snowmen and reindeer antlers. Happy New Year!

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  74. Happy New Year, I love your favorite cards for the year! So awesome!

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  75. There is much to look forward to in 2015 - personally looking forward to buying a house - craftywise a couple new DT opportunities make me happy! Happy New Year!

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  76. Wonderful look back over the year's beautiful artwork from you, Amy!
    I am looking forward to more travel in 2015. Happy New Year, sweet friend!

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  77. Nice cards, Amy! Hopefully will see more creative cards from you in 2015! Happy New Year!

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  78. Hey Amy!! The snowman cards are my favorite. Thank you for sharing. I want to 2015 to be my best year ever. I have a list of things I want to accomplish this year and I'm ready to start checking them off.

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  79. Happy New Year Amy! I'm looking forward to being more active in my blog and share more. Thanks for the chance!

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  80. Awesome sauce! What a neat idea and creative way to use SB cups! I just ordered my stampin up coffe stamp set. So happy to have found this blog and a blog hop!

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  81. your cards are so fun! I'm looking forward to more crafting in 2015! =)

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  82. Your favourite projects are FABULOUS!!!
    TOP of my list is October, because in 2015 I want try my hand at making shaker cards and I want to work with new mediums like stencilling with texture pastes and getting inky with distress inks.

    THANK YOU for being part of the AWESOME Blog Hop and for giving us the chance to win some CRAFTY DELIGHTS!!!

    Wishing you a HAPPY & CREATIVE New Year :)

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  83. Your cards are so cute! I love that snowman shaker! And I remember that adorable little coffee cup with the deer on it from the Coffee Lover's Hop. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  84. Great showcase of cards, but I know you had a hard time just picking these. Thank you for the opportunity to win such a fabulous prize. Happy New Year!

    Carson's Creations
    coachfans at cox dot net

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  85. In 2015, I am looking forward to the arrival of my first 2 grandbabies, due 9 days apart.
    Your projects are super cute.
    isoscia@aol.com

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  86. Happy New Year, thanks for the opportunity to win such an awesome prize. First, I love all your cards! This year I am looking forward to trying more techniques and sharing them with others, like having tons of cards to give to the Caring Hearts.
    nance459 at yahoo dot com

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  87. hi in coming year looking to creat my own blog...your blog is great...

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  88. Happy New Year. Love the mini snowman ornaments

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  89. I love your projects this year! Great giveaway!

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  90. Love your snowmen. thanks for a chance to win, but I never win. It's OK. I like to look at your cards!
    Gail
    gail.spence@erols.com

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  91. your projects are always wonderful, amy! Those snowmen definitely steal the show for me :) Thank you for all the inspiration and friendship in 2014! Happy New year!
    -Rachel
    rwkrafts.com

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  92. Live the little Andy Warhol puppy card, too cute! Love this blog hop, not just for the fab giveaways but all the new blogs I'm finding along the way. Lots of great inspiration. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win. Lisaerica71@gmail.com

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  93. Hi Amy, all of your cards are wonderful. My favorite is the snowman shaker card -- just love it! Thanks for the inspiration and for a chance to win some goodies. Happy New Year!

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  94. Love your creations! Thank you for sharing inspiration!

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  95. All of your cards are so fun Amy! You have such a cute style that perfectly matches your cute personality! Hugs and best wishes for a wonderful 2015!!

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  96. Love all the cards. So creative! Thanks for the chance in the giveaway!

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  97. Love all your inspiration but especially the Warhol pup and the mini coffee cup in December. Happy New Year!

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  98. Beautiful creations as always. So love your style. All the best for 2015!

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  99. Thank you for the opportunity to win these goodies. Your cards and other projects are adorable. The projects with snowmen are my favorites! Happy New Year!

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  100. Lovely cards!! Happy New Year ! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  101. Happy New Year! Just LOVE your work!! Thanks so much for being part of this wonderful blog hop!! I'm most looking forward to my daughter graduating HS and heading off to college (I'll miss her so much not being home, but so excited for you to start on her life's adventure!)

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  102. Nice giveaway. Thanks for sharing.

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  103. Looking forward to making more cards and journals in 2015. Love these hops. They are a great opportunity to win sample products to try in new ways. Thanks so much for the opportunity to win. Happy New Year!

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  104. Love your projects especially the 3 snowmen!!

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  105. Happy New Year! Love the hop and such generous gifts! Love your cards! roxcrawf@gmail.com

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  106. my crafty goals are to get caught up on the kidos layouts and albums. Happy New year to you !

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  107. What I am looking forward to in 2015 is becoming more proficient at Stamping and Die-Cutting!! I still have things to learn and I want to learn them!!! Awesome work is done here at your blog - love ALL your cards!!!

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  108. Your cards are wonderful - I especially love the hair on the wee puppy! Thanks for the giveaway.
    Email: memoriesbymanda AT gmail DOT com

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  109. Thank you for your generosity! Happy New Year!

    Pamela Burke
    nc2004@hotmail.com

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  110. Your cards are adorable! Thanks for the chance to win.
    cdgalloway@ameritech.net

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  111. Thank you! Such "lovelies" on this Blog Hop! God bless you and yours in 2015 and always! {{HUGS}} ILuvTheEucharist @ aol.com

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  112. I love your stuff, the puppy with the Warhol quote is so cute! Thanks so much for the chance to win! I am looking forward to playing golf this summer, I've been unable due to health issues that are hopefully getting fixed this year, so watch for me on the links baby! janesfilms@yahoo.ca

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  113. So many cute cards, I really love the January one!! Thanks for the chance to win! :)

    sharlarichards @ yahoo.com

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  114. Love all your creations! You are such an inspiration! Thanks for the opportunity to win. bethhahn4@gmail.com

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  115. So much fun and color! Love ALL your creations!

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  116. I just love your year of cards but that little pup for March is my favorite!! Glasses and pups + total cuteness!
    kladd94803 at aol dot com

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  117. I love your cards, especially the snowmen!

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  118. Cute cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  119. Amy, It is always a pleasure to see your work! Looking forward to seeing more in 2015!
    Happy New Year!, Debbie!

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  120. All of your cards are wonderful but I especially love the snowman shaker. So cute! Happy New Year!

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  121. What beautiful cards. Looking forward to seeing the rest of your blog in the near future. Now following you.

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  122. Happy New Year to you and yours. I cannot sign in above because I do not have a blog. I really like your set of favorites throughout the year. Keep up the good work. bonniethrasher1@gmail.com

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  123. So wonderful seeing all of these cards from the past year, some of the older ones I haven't seen and they are gorgeous! Thanks for the chance to win such a generous giveaway, will cross all my fingers and toes. I'm looking forward to learning new card making techniques this year and building up a bit more confidence in ALL areas of my life.

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  124. Love your style! Happy New Year and thanks for the giveaway!

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  125. Hello Amy! I always adore your creations and this is a wonderful start to follow your blog and glad to be here:) A Wonderful array of your creations of past and looking forward to see in 2015!
    Thanks for the chance to win! Fingers crossed!
    Wishing You A Very Happy, Healthy, Creative & prosperous New year!

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  126. Amazing year in review - you have beautiful work!

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  127. Wow, gorgeous cards... I look forward to traveling overseas to see my family, miss them terribly! Thank you for the chance to win pretty paper goodies:-)

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  128. Beautiful card. It was great to see your monthly contributions.

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  129. I love seeing your year in cards! Thanks for sharing.

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  130. Awesome creations Amy!!! Happy Happy New Year to you and your Family <3

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  131. Yeah! Who doesn't love prizes on a blog hop! Plus, it's good to check out some of the new sites and inspiration out there.

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  132. Happy New Year Amy! You sure did create a lot of beautiful things last year. Excited to see what the new year brings your. Hugs

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  133. Happy~Happy New Year! Love your blog! Your cards are so awesome! Thx for the chance! Best wishes for the new year!

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  134. Wow what a great giveaway to start the New year.

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  135. Happy New Year, Amy! Thank you so much for the inspiration, your kind comments and the chance to win your fab giveaway!
    And also congrats to all your new crafty ventures! You totally rock!

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  136. the happiest of new years to you!! i hope you enjoyed lots of family time! i haven't decided if i'm officially doing the OLW class, but i know that my word this year is 'together', so in 2015 i'm looking forward to experiencing lots of togetherness - with family, with friends, with crafty supplies...lol! :) LOVE your look back on your favorite projects of the year! how in the world did you choose!?! you have SO many amazing projects! lol!!

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  137. Thanks for the chance to win. Happy 2015.

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  138. Blessed New Year to you! Thank you for sharing all of your stunning work with us!

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  139. Such cute little projects!! Hoping I can make some cute ones this year :) Thanks for the giveaway!! emeraldmaz@yahoo.com

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  140. Love all your card ideas especially the snowman shaker Happy New Year

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  141. Thanks so much for posting some of your favorite card from 2014. I definitely like your cards!!

    Such a WONDERFUL blog hop and the prize packages are so generous of you all.
    Thanks for this great way to start off crafting inspiration in the New Year!!!

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  142. Your cards are absolutely ADORABLE!!! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  143. What fabulous cards!! Thank you for giving me a chance to win your blog candy.

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  144. Congratulations on being chosen for the Reverse Confetti team. For 2015, I look forward to a new beginning. I resolve to keep my optimism high and my eyes open to new possibilities. Happy New Year to you. giveawayjeanatgmaildotcom

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  145. Your cards are wonderful - especially the little monster in a jar. : ) In 2015 - I'm looking forward to spending time with my kids and hopefully crafting as much as possible.

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  146. Love the snowmans!!! I am hoping I'll keep my promise to myself to post more on my blog :) Thank you for a chance to win :) Happy New Year!

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  147. You are so amazing! Congrats on your new DT gig! Your work is always so fresh and fun!

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  148. I am a new card making , enjoying my very first Blog Hop. Glad I found you.

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  149. You have some great projects. Thanks for sharing.

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  150. What a great recap of your stamping year, Amy! Glad to see a coffee project or two. ;)

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  151. This is a great hop and a nice way to get to know more about what's available in paper crafting.

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  152. Lovely cards! I hope you have a fantastic 2015! I'm looking forward to starting my own craft blog this year!

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  153. Awesome cards! I love anything to do with coffee, so those are extra special! Thanks so much for sharing.

    ceashark at aol dot com

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  154. always inspired by your work!

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  155. Love love love your artwork!
    Thanks for giving us the chance to win your fabulous give away!

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  156. Thank you for the blog hop and the beautiful art work, wishing you a fabulous 2015

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  157. What a fabulous review of 2014! Here's to an even better 2015! TFS, Amy!

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Cheers,
~amy~