Monday, October 2, 2017

Hero Arts October My Monthly Hero Blog Hop + Giveaway



Today is the day!  The Hero Arts October My Monthly Hero kit is now AVAILABLE SOLD OUT!

You should have arrived here from the awesome Wanda Guess' blog!  If not, you'll want to start at the beginning of the hop which is the Hero Arts blog!  Remember that you can now SUBSCRIBE to receive the kit monthly and never miss one!  

The Main Kit SOLD OUT 


Kit contents
6x8 Clear Set
10 Frame Cuts
3 Fancy Dies
6 sheets 5x7 decorative paper: 3 assorted styles 2 of each
1 Thick Lacquer Pen
1 Silver Embossing Powder 0.5 oz 
1 Unicorn white Ink Cube

The kit value is $70, an amazing deal at $34.99.  Did you know that Hero Arts has a My Monthly Hero Kit Subscription Service?!  Sign up so you never miss a release!

Check out the FABulous October Optional Add-ons:


DI438 Nice Elves Frame Cuts







DI436 Paper Layering Wooden Door














DC222 North Pole Sign Stamp & Cut


DC220 Fluffy Stockings Stamp & Cut






Want the ENTIRE OPTIONAL ADD-ON COLLECTION --> HERE

REMEMBER, the MAIN KIT  is GONE!  Kits begin shipping from Hero Arts on Friday, October 6th.  Remember that you can now SUBSCRIBE to receive the kit monthly and never miss one!  

Hero Arts is giving away one kit as a prize to one blog reader - selected from the comments across all of the blogs in the hop. (Hero Arts will reimburse if the winner has already bought the kit) Giveaway closes Sunday, October 8th at 11:59pm, and the winner will be announced on the Hero Arts Blog the following week!

Whew!  Now onto the projects!  I'm sharing a project that I designed especially for today.  It features some of the Optional Add-Ons:


I was super intrigued the the Paper Layering Wooden Door and couldn't wait to give it a try!  My base is a Blush Mix Layering Paper panel that has been stamped with the Designer Woodgrain in Red Royal Mid-Tone Shadow Ink.  

I placed the door frame cut where I wanted it positioned on the Blush panel.  Check out the door hardware that comes with the set...love all the detail work.

The chalkboard sign is from the Santa's Door Accessories stamp set.  


I love the contrast of the deep red and black, how about you?  

Before you go, I did want to share a project that I made especially for a Countdown to Creativity post.  All stamps + dies are from the Main kit:



Isn't the Frost Sequin Mix perfect for the shaker card?!  I thought that little scenery had to be part of a shaker!

That's it for me today...I can't wait to hop around and check out how everyone was inspired.  Next up is the awesome Ilina Crouse!

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

Amy Tsuruta 💚

162 comments:

  1. Love the door, what a great idea on how to use it. I think this has to be my favorite kit and add-ons.

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  2. Such a creative idea, love the red door and the added frame is fabulous!!!

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  3. That shaker is so pretty. Great kit. Thank you for sharing.

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  4. Oh, I love your door. Now, I have to buy that one, too. Wow, this kit and add-ons are so fun.

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  5. That wooden door is gorgeous! Love the red! Your shaker card is beautiful also!

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  6. Your door card is fabulous! Wow! This is such a fun kit!

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  7. Absolutely love the red door. What a cute idea.

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  8. A absolute adore your first card, the door. Great idea, thanks for sharing this.

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  9. Your shaker card is so festive! Love it.

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  10. Fantastic cards! Love that door! Awesome new HA kit! Their designers are amazing! Loving this blog hop with all it's talent! Thanks for sharing yours!

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  11. Love the door! The "iron" hinges really make it cute!

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  12. those are so nice products!
    love your cards!
    hugs

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  13. Amy that Santa's workshop door is amazing. Love the red and black contrast.

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  14. Oh My.. I was so interested in that door die... oh, it is so cute. What did you put behind it? Love how it looks!

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  15. I love the colors on that last card!

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  16. Superb cards! I love the lil door with the elves at work :) So fun! :)

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  17. This kit blows me away with its creativity, and your creations make me want it even more.

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  18. These are great cards,and it seems to be a great kit !

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  19. I love the door. I already ordered the add ons and now I want that one too.

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  20. Thank you for beautifully showcasing this add-on!!! Great design!

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  21. Great cards. That door is just so cute. So many things could be done with that.

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  22. Wonderful cards, love the door.

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  23. I'm a sucker for a shaker card and you're card is beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing! (Peg)

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  24. Oh the door die is so cute - I saw it and was trying to think of how to use it but your red wood door is adorable!

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  25. Love the cute shaker and door card. What a great release. Thanks for sharing your talent....

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  26. Love the door and shaker card. Super cute! Thank you for sharing!

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  27. The door card is so cute. Great colors on the last card. One of my favorite combinations?

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  28. Great idea to use the door on the front of your card & great shaker card, too.

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  29. LOVE the door with the sign on it! Soooo cute! Your shaker card is totally fun with that fab sequin mix, Amy!

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  30. Darling card, the
    door is so cute!
    Love the Naughty
    Elves stamps.
    Carla from Utah

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  31. Wonderful cards! Another great kit from Hero Arts!

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  32. Love what you did with your first card, just adorable! It looks like Santa Claus is about to appear behind the door :). FAB kit, so many elements in the stamp set... this is when your second card shows a lovely Christmas village!
    Fortunately there are also great add-ons!

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  33. The shaker card and the door is sweet and love the kit.

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  34. That door is pretty cool. This is my first kid and I was so excited about it I forgot to even look at the add-ons I just clicked by now so It didn't run out

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  35. I love both cards! The door layering die is awesome.

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  36. Love both cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  37. Wonderful cards! The red door is gorgeous- what's behind it!

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  38. Great cards and such a wonderful kit!!!

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  39. I too love that red door. Really creative card.

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  40. Eek! Both of your cards are so cute! Love them!

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  41. I love the the cards you made especially the Red Door.

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  42. Awesome, you're so clever. These are too cute.

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  43. Such sweet cards! Both are perfection!! One so inviting ;)!! and the other is so perfectly colored and arranged!

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  44. Such fun ideas coming from this kit! Love the red textured door.

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  45. Love the door card. I'm going to have to buy all the accessories I see. I absolutely love these blog hops. You give us beautiful examples and inspiration on how to use the My Monthly Hero Kits. Thanks!

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  46. Wow, great cards the doors are awesome

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  47. Love your cards. The door is so creative and cute.

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  48. I so love the door card, I just placed an order and didn't get that one! thank you for sharing.

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  49. That red door would be wonderful on a shoe box with all the other images cut out, colored, and tucked inside to play with. My granddaughter would love this present.

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  50. What a great kit - and such fun inspiration. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  51. Gorgeous red door card and the shaker is so festive and fun, love those frosty sequins!

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  52. You've done it again, Amy! I adore your cards so much!

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  53. Love these cards! the door card is so cute!! I love the surprise!

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  54. Your designs really showcase this months kit. I'm really loving the idea of being able to build all sorts of scenic cards. This kit is so versatile. I can not wait to get my hands on it.

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  55. Very cute cards. Love the elf door.

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  56. This kit is just perfect for a shaker card! I love that door.

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  57. Awesome cards!!! I really love that door! The woodgrain, the hardware, the sweet little sign— -perfection!!!

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  58. Love the red and black and your shaker card. TFS

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  59. Great cards, love the reds. Your countdown card is amazing!

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  60. Wonderful designs. The Elves at Work card is great.

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  61. OH I love that door!! Such a great card!

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  62. That shaker card is beautiful!!

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  63. The door makes so curious to see what's behind it!!!! Great idea!

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  64. Love the red door, such an awesome die.

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  65. Nice cards! That door car is really nice especially with the wood grain stamped on it. The scene looks great with the shaker in the background.

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  66. Red, Black, White...Classic color combo. Great Wooden Door card...LOVE the details! Nice shaker card too!

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  67. Forgot to ask...Is Wooden Door large enough to "hide" a Gift Card behind the door? If so, this would make a great "Surprise" card!

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  68. I love how you used the wooden door accessories!!!! Your shaker card is so adorable!!

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  69. I love how you used the wooden door accessories!!!! Your shaker card is so adorable!!

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  70. Gorgeous shaker card, those sequins are indeed perfect.

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  71. Such adorable cards! I really love that door.... I think that is a great interactive element for a fun card.. especially for children! Love your cards! Thanks for sharing!
    Hugs,
    Jo in Jersey

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  72. Oh my goodness!!! This is one of cutest Xmas kit that I've never seen! Love so much how you used these beautiful stamps and dies!!! I'm in love for your first card!!! This little door is adorable!!! <3

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  73. Great cards. Love the one with the door. This is truly a wonderful kit.

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  74. Oh that door card is just so stinking cute!

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  75. Great cards! Love the card with the door.

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  76. This is such an awesome kit for Christmas! I love the many possibilities
    within this kit. No wonder it sold out already. But all the add-ons are
    just as awesome & filled with possibilities. I love that door, too. Cute card.

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  77. Loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee this so MUCH!!! That door is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  78. Great cards, love the add-ons like the Elves. Thanks for sharing the great release.

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  79. Love your red Elves Door and your Christmas city both are sweet. Super release and thanks for sharing.

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  80. super sweet cards - can't believe I missed out again on these awesome kits

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  81. Your cards are so great! Who wouldn't love that door card?!

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  82. Your cards are beautiful. I wish i hadn't missed out on this kit!

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  83. WOW! The kit went REALLY fast! Love you shaker card. Love!

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  84. Gosh, the red door is fantastic! I have been wondering exactly how the door idea might be displayed and you did it! I think your Countdown card is terrific. Love that you made it into a shaker card. Very grateful to be on the subscription list for these monthly kits.

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  85. So adorable!I love how you colored the houses to match the sequin mix!

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  86. Very cute cards, I especially love the shaker!

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  87. Oh, my that takes the cake for cute!! Love the card! Can't wait to add some add-ons to my subscription.

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  88. I love your door. Such a neat idea for a card. Your shaker card is cut too. Very inspirational cards. Thank you for sharing your creativity.

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  89. Great cards, this kit is so adorable.

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  90. I love the colors you used on the shaker card! Beautiful!

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  91. Aww! Now I HAVE to have the door! I love how simple, yet striking your card is. And the woodgrain gives it the perfect touch.

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  92. That door is so cute. I can imagine all sorts of things behind there. This is a fabulous kit!!!

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  93. Love your cards! That red door would be great in a fairy scene.

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  94. What is behind the red door, love your idea and you can imagine the little elves and Santa working hard to have all the toys made for Christmas, thanks for the inspiration. A wonderful kit.
    Diane Brown.

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  95. What an adorable shaker card -- and the pale aqua with red surprisingly works well!

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  96. Great ideas at work! Love them both!

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  97. love this MM Hero Kit! Can't wait to get mine!!

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  98. Delightful cards! Love that door card and and also the fun scene you created!

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  99. Gorgeous cards. Great use of colours.

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  100. I simply adore your Christmas cards using the new Hero Arts kit!

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  101. Sold Out! I haven't even finished going through the blog hop! Lesson learned! Act fast! Loved the colors on the door. Really popped! You are so talented!

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  102. Love your elf door! The red and black are really stunning. And I love your shaker card - so cute!

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  103. The door is great and it can be used
    any time of the year and for any
    occasion. Your winter scene
    is great.
    thanks for sharing.

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  104. Wonderful cards! The Elves at Work door is fabulous!

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  105. Great cards. I love the detailing of the hinges and key holes of the door card.

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  106. The red door card is fabulous! I'm bummed the main kit sold out so fast!

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  107. Your cards are just fantastic - what attention to detail and the red door card is just SO super creative!!! Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful designs with us and for being so inspiring :)

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  108. Very cute cards, I love your take on the wooden door!

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  109. I love that door! I can see using it all year with a gnome hiding behind it.

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  110. Great to see the door die. It looks wonderful in red with the wood grain.

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  111. LOVE that door, so fun and I love the colors you used for the second card, such a sweet scene!

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  112. Love your little scene shaker Amy thank you!!

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  113. Love to open the door and see the elves at work!

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  114. Amy... that card with the door is super duper adorable!!! And the scene card is so gorgeous. Thank you so much for the inspirations.

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  115. Your monochromatic door is amazing and I love your shaker card. Thanks to all/HA.

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  116. I love this set and what you created with it!

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  117. Perfectly adorable shaker card... thanks for sharing!

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  118. I ALREADY said I love, LOVE your RED cards so MUCH!!!!!!!! The Door, to die for!

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  119. Lovely cards you created with this kit.

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  120. Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing!

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  121. I almost signed up for the kit last month so it would have started with this month......I so wish I had. I think this is my favorite one so far.

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  122. Fabulous designs Amy! Love the red door!! Thanks for sharing!

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  123. Love your card ideas with this amazing kit from Hero Arts. So sorry I missed out on ordering this kit. Enjoying discovering new artists through this blog hop.

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  124. Love the cards you made, especially the one with the door

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  125. Oh my gosh, I love both of your cards, especially the shaker card! It is so dang cute! I can't wait for this kit - I have so many ideas!

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  126. This kit is amazing. I love the 'wooden' door :)

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  127. This kit is so fun! I love the cards you made - really inspiring.

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  128. What beautiful cards! I love the door one!

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  129. That door is so cute! The frost sequins are dreamy!

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  130. I just love that door though! The way the colors compliment each other, beautiful, and let me just say, that red though!!! Amazing! This door looks so real, like I could walk right up and knock on it! I can picture a little Elf peeking around the door, only opened far enough to see who would dare interrupt their important work!!! Too cute! Please enter my name in the giveaway. I would have ordered the set right off, but money's an issue, so I've got my fingers crossed for this! I want so badly to be able to make my ideas for this set! Oh... Oh... I can just picture it now!!!

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  131. This kit is amazing! I'm sad i missed out, it would have been the perfect set coming up to Christmas.

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  132. Beautiful card!! Yes, I do love the black on the deep red too. I also really like the the wood grain look that stamp gave. Just beautiful!!

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  133. Love the red door and hardware. So cute! Now I guess I have to win it since it is sold out. I guess I was snoozin'

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  134. I love the color combination on your second card. I never would have come up with that.

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  135. That red door is fabulous!!! So cool!! The house village scene you created is pretty too. I love the color of the houses!

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Cheers,
~amy~