Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Altenew | A Year in Review Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends!
Today, I'm excited beyond words to be joining the Altenew A Year in Review Blog Hop. I'm so honoured to be a part of this hop. We have some amazing inspiration & prizes to give away so let's get started, shall we :)


If you came here from the talented Virginia Lu's blog, you're on the right track. If not, do check out the complete blog hop list below.


PROJECTS :
I'm sharing some of my favourite cards I made this year using Altenew products. I'm not including a detailed description of each card, rather sharing a direct link to the blog post as this is a very picture-heavy post and I don't want to bore you :)


Original post HERE
Supplies used - Altenew Peony Bouquet Stamp set, Altenew Vintage Flowers Stamp set, Altenew Sentiments and Quotes Stamp set and Altenew Red Cosmos Mini Cube Set.


Original post HERE
 Supplies used - Altenew Doodle Blooms Stamp set, Altenew Doodle Blooms Die set, Altenew Cotton Candy ink pad, Altenew Mango Smoothie ink pad, Altenew Forest Glades ink pad.


Original post HERE
Supplies used - Altenew Beautiful Day Stamp set.


Original post HERE


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PRIZES :
Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners - selected from the comments across all of the blogs in the hop. You have until Wednesday, January 4th at 11:59 PM ET to enter, and the winners will be announced on the Altenew blog on Friday, January 6th.

I will also be giving away ONE handmade card from my favourites if you win. Please leave a comment on this blog post by Friday, January 6th at 11:59 PM ET for a chance to win. I will announce the winner on Sunday, January 8th on my blog.


PROMOTIONS :
Altenew is running a special shipping promotion now through Friday. Make sure to enter the code at checkout to take advantage of this special deal!


Enjoy FREE U.S. shipping on all retail orders with code GOODBYE2016 at checkout and $7 OFF international shipping on orders over $17 with code WELCOME2017 at checkout. Offer ends Friday, December 30th at 11:59 pm EST. (Retail orders only. Not valid on prior purchases. Cannot be combined with other coupon codes.)


GET HOPPING :
Next on the hop is the super awesome Laura Bassen. I am also sharing the list of all the participants on the hop.
Thank you so much for dropping by and leaving me a comment. Hope you have a great day!

216 comments:

  1. Wowsie...What an honor...SO Happy for you, Hussena :)
    Such an awesome array of cards <3

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  2. They are all so elegant and beautifully designed! Awesome to see all the beauties together! Wishing you a happy New Year, Hussena!

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  3. Oh my goodness. The card you created especially for this year end blog hop is definitely one of the most beautiful cards I've seen. I love the pinks and the grays and the subtle stenciling. You are a genius!

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  4. Gorgeous cards! Your color combinations are quite striking. Thanks for the beautiful inspiration!

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  5. Beautiful cards Hussena! Your friend car with the squares really caught my eye! It is unusual yet so pretty! I will be replicating it! Thanks for the inspiration and for the opportunity to win!

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  6. Great cards! Love all the colors..

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  7. Hussena, your cards are all gorgeous ... but! Do you know my love of grey? You've captured it SO beautifully with the delicate pink on your first card ... thank you!
    =]

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  8. You've designed incredibly gorgeous cards this year; how wonderful to see some of your favorites reviewed. The pink/grey peony, especially, catches my eye! Spending time at your blog has been a highlight for me in 2016; looking forward to more visits and inspiration in 2017. Receiving a card from you would be marvelous! Framing guaranteed!
    ~carol

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  9. lovely classy card Hussena - wonderful soft colors!

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  10. Yes, the pink peony is super fantastic. Loved it the first time. Love it more now. Thanks

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  11. All the cards are lovely but the pink and gray one is especially appealing to me.

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  12. These might be the best ones I've seen in this hop yet! Wow wow wow😻

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  13. so fresh and bright, just what we want at this time in the grey English winter

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  14. Wow! What an honor Hussena!!! Your cards are super gorgeous!

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  15. Your cards are so gorgeous!!! Love them all and Altenew:)

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  16. Altenew makes the stamps and you "MAKE" the cards...gorgeous.

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  17. Beautiful cards just bursting with beautiful colors! (Deep sigh--I am so hapy!)

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  18. All your cards are beautiful! I really like the Just for you card, the turquoise, grey and purple are gorgeous together! Thanks for sharing!

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  19. Love these cards, especially the first.

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  20. The pink and gray congrats card is really beautiful and my favorite of all the great cards you made.

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  21. Wow Hussena ur cards r lovely n inspiring.

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  22. Beautiful n inspiring cards Hussena. Love all of them.

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  23. Happy to see you as part of Altenew hop Hussena ! You have created beauties with the stamps ,no matter stamped or dimensional you always create magic with flowers :)

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  24. Love the depth and dimension in your cards. So pretty!

    cassandracauble at yahoo dot com

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  25. Oh my Hussena, these are ALL so beautiful! You are very talented my dear!

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  26. Beautiful cards. The Altenew Peony stamp is a must have on my wish list. Would so enjoy a card from you. Thank you for the inspiration. Happy New Year!

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  27. You do absolutely stunning work. The gray and pink Congrats card is beautiful.

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  28. Beautiful cards! Lovely colours!

    Happy new crafty year!

    Hugs,Erika

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  29. Beautiful! The soft look to your cards is so elegant!

    Haooy New Year!

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  30. Oh my such pretty cards! Beautiful! :)

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  31. My favourite card is the top peony. Gorgeous cause of colour. Thanks.

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  32. The cards are all so beautiful. I love the black background with Beautiful Day set and the tectangle cut outs for the background!

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  33. Beautiful cards Hussena! Love them all.

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  34. I really like the Congrats and Hello Friend cards. They have such meaning. All of your cards are beautiful.

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  35. Lovely to see your floral creations all gathered together here, Hussena. Congratulations on being a part of this event. Happy 2017!

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  36. Gorgeous collection of cards to enjoy and be inspired by again, especially the pink & grey Peony Bouquet Congrats card posted yesterday!

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  37. WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! WoW! What gorgeous cards! I am so in love with all of them! Especially the first one! Exquisite! TFS!

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  38. Simply gorgeous...love all your amazing and beautiful cards.

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  39. gorgeous selection of cards.

    Fi
    x

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  40. Oh, that Hello Friend card has inspired me!

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  41. Gorgeous details and colors! Thanks for sharing on this great blog hop!!

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  42. Such colorful cards. Happy New Year!

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  43. Every one of them are just unique and beautiful on its own!

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  44. I love the beautiful cards you made throughout the year. So lovely!!

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  45. Wow! You created some really awesome cards using Altenew. They are truly gorgeous!

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  46. These cards are all so beautiful. I especially love the congrats card.

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  47. Gorgeous sampling of beautiful cards! I loved seeing them all! TFS!

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  48. Gorgeous cards, love ur work, the doodlecard is super sweet.

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  49. Your cards are beautiful. I think my favorite is the "Hello Friend" card.

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  50. What a fun blog hop! I always get inspired by seeing all of the wonderful creations.

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  51. Lovely cards Hussena. Love the coloring and the designs... such pretty flowers. Happy New Year.

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  52. Such lovely cards, I love all the layering you do on your cards, just gorgeous. Look forward to seeing more of your lovely creations in 2017. Have a lovely day. Cheers Donna Z :)

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  53. Love your cards! Thanks for all the inspiration!

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  54. Beautiful collection of cards. Thanks for all of your inspiration. I hope 2017 brings you lots of happiness and joy.

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  55. Love your cards. The coloring is beautiful.

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  56. So many beautifully inspiring cards for 2106!

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  57. I love the intricacy of your cards. My faves are the first (the misted background pattern) and the last (such a fresh color combo).

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  58. I love the colors of your flowers - so very pretty!

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  59. You bring the Altenew flowers to life on your gorgeous cards! Love them all!

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  60. What beautiful cards! You're very skilled at color combinations.

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  61. Thank you, Hussena. I love the pretty pink card where you used The Vibrant Floral set, Peony Bouquet set, Sentiments and quotes, Red cosmos mini cube in it's creation.

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  62. What a great collection of cards. Love your use of the texture paste on the Just for You card.

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  63. What a gorgeous group of cards!The first one is my favorite with those pretty pink flowers!

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  64. Wonderful cards!I love how you have built the different layers.

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  65. Love your coloring (especially the first one!) So beautiful and stylish.

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  66. Such bright and unusual cards ! I love the way you complement the stamped images with patterns and frames! Happy 2017!!

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  67. Your cards are beautiful! Can't wait,to get my hands on the Peony stamp and do some color layering.

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  68. Your flowers are so gorgeous!! Beautiful style! Happy New Year!

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  69. the "hello friend" card is very unique

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  70. all so elegant and beautifully designed
    upnurse at aol dot com

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  71. I keep going back to your first card, just beautiful!

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  72. I love the dimensions on your cards. So many different layers at different heights!

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  73. Gorgeous cards! I love each one. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  74. Your florals are just Lovely! Your work is inspiring. Thanks for sharing.

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  75. Beautiful cards! That first card is my favorite, so pretty!

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  76. Just love your wonderful cards....thank you for sharing!

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  77. All your cards a very lovely.

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  78. Your cards are so pretty! I like them all!

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  79. wonderful set of cards Hussena!!! Each and every one is so beautiful! Its so hard to pick the favorite.. :D

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  80. Your cards are really gorgeous. Just signed up for your blog! Thanks Altenew for making great stamps!

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  81. wow wow wow... such an honour. beautiful cards Hussena. Congrats

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  82. Hussena, what a gorgeous collection of cards!!! I can remember visiting your blog for several of them. So happy to be visiting again.

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  83. Wonderful cards. Love this blog hop and the Altenew products.

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  84. All very gorgeous cards! I love the layering you do in your projects.

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  85. I am totally over the moon excited for this blog hop I have totally been needing new ideas for my alter new stamps I bought 10 new packages a few months back and have been stumped on what type of new flower cards to make so this is absolutely amazing thank you so much for the beautiful inspiration!!!!!

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  86. fantastic coloring and card designs!

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  87. What a gorgeous collection of cards :) The designs are stunning! Lovely to see all of them in one place! Thanks for sharing.
    Cheers and Happy New Year
    Preety

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  88. I love all your cards. Have a Happy New Year.

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  89. Your cards have wonderful depth, love them. Thank you for sharing your talent!!

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  90. wow, lovely cards and inspiration. THank you

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  91. Looking at all your beautiful cards gives me ideas to start my new year card crafting! Thank you for sharing your talent.

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  92. Wow! Such gorgeous cards and you totally deserve to be a part of this blog hop. Love love each and every card here😊❤️! Just amazing!
    Regards,
    Sunila and Aditi Mahajan

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  93. Your Congrats card is beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  94. I love the idea of revisiting the cards of the year! And with the hope, it gives me a chance to see so many that I missed!

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  95. I am salivating, looking at all your pretty cards. These are great creations.

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  96. Your cards are all beautiful, but I especially love the pink and gray peony card. What an inspiration!

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  97. Your cards are so gorgeous! I love the beautiful flowers you used on your cards.

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  98. I just discovered Altenew stamps this year and I am in love with them. I like how the layering stamps look so real.

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  99. Beautiful cards. I love how you used peony and beautiful day. These are two of my favorite sets. Thanks so much for the inspiration.

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  100. So many lovely cards. You are really great at using Altenew's floral sets.

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  101. Gorgeous cards Hussena, all have your unique look !!

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  102. Beautiful cards! I love pink and grey together, that ones my favorite

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  103. Your cards are lovely. Great coloring of the flowers.

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  104. Such wonderful cards, I especially love the first one.

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  105. Gorgeous cards and
    I love the last blue
    one, so pretty.
    Carla from Utah

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  106. The flowers are beautiful.
    Love the flower on the black, the
    peony in the first card. the
    shading is wonderful.
    thanks for sharing.
    Happy new Year.

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  107. Simply adore the large peony card. The color pallette is spectacular.

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  108. SQUEAL!! Beautiful Cards!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and for the chance to WIN!! Hope you have a FABULOUS New Year an I look forward to seeing MORE of your AMAZING Designs!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK/WEEKEND!! =)

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  109. Beautiful cards! Thank you for sharing!

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  110. These cards are gorgeous. Love how you created so much interest using dimension:)

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  111. The Peony and Beautiful Day cards I just love...I also like the black backround card...Just wonderful!

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  112. Beautiful cards; I'm another fan of the pink and grey!!!

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  113. Your cards are fabulous and I love the congrats and best wishes cards, they are so pretty.

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  114. It is very hard to pick a favorite, but I think the first one on your list is beautiful. Probably because of the gorgeous colour palette.

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  115. Very beautiful cards Hussena. lovely colors!

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  116. Awesome cards, I especially love the colour combination on the first card, so elegant! Happy 2017!

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  117. Wow! Love your cards! Soft color combos, bright blues, and love the black card with yellow. Thanks for sharing!

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  118. OMG! you did an awesome job on all your cards. Love the backgrounds on them.
    natgodfrey4@gmail.com

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  119. Your cards are wonderful - so elegant

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  120. These flower cards are my favorite of all your cards, you do beautiful creations with them!!

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  121. Very pretty cards with beautiful details!

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  122. I love the wonderfully creative backgrounds on these lovely cards!

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  123. Beautiful cards! I love the "congrats" card especially!

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  124. Your designs are spectacular. Love the colors and arrangement of the elements.

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  125. This is my first visit to your blog and I'm glad I hopped over - your cards are lovely!

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  126. Wow! What a stunning collection of cards! My favorite is the second card because I like the colors you chose!

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  127. All amazing cards! Love the dimension.

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  128. Beautiful cards. You have such an elegant style! I'd love to win one of your cards! Thank you for the opportunity!

    Sammibug in Ohio

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  129. Gorgeous cards, all of them! I cannot even pick a favorite. I love your elegant card designs.

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  130. All of your cards are so very pretty! The first one is my fave - just so soft and lovely.

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  131. Your cards are beautiful, I love the gray and pink on the first card, its very pretty

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  132. So many amazing cards! Thank you for sharing them with us.

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  133. ✨Beautiful! ✩ ♡ Love the elegance of the peony cards.

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  134. I love the gold embossing around the outlines of the flowers! That really makes it look rich! Thanks for all the inspiration!

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  135. Beautiful cards. I like your attention to detail.

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  136. Gorgeous work in 2016. Wishing you a most inspired 2017.

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  137. Wow, I truly can't pick a favorite. I love that you add texture/dimension on the backgrounds. Plus grey with ANY color is always stunning.

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  138. Gorgeous cards! Love the textures you created with the beautiful images, great job!

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  139. Amazingly beautiful cards with Altenew, Hussena, I can't take off my eyes from these! I truly wish to own one of these :)
    Keep inspiring us with many more!!

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  140. What a Beautiful collection of cards you created... So Gorgeous and GREAT designs/Jan

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  141. Beautiful, colorful cards, Hussena! Each one looks so fresh and fun!
    Happy New Year!
    Michele

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  142. Your cards are all so pretty.

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  143. I absolutely love your beautiful floral cards with the pinks and grays. It's so pretty!

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  144. We ust have the same taste in color combo's. Love your cards!

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  145. Love the Peony Congrats card. Such great inspiration. Thank you for sharing!

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  146. Gorgeous cards! Love your colour combinations! 🙂

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  147. Such beautiful cards. The first card using the peony bouquet stamp set is my favorite, if it is okay to have favorites. Thanks for sharing.

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  148. I love your beautiful cards. Suh lovely inspiration.

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  149. I am a lover of flowers and flower stamps and you sure showed a love of flowers in all of your cards. They are all so beautiful that I can't pick a favorite. Yes, I can! Any card that has yellow in it is a real fave of mine. It's my favorite color and not enough people use it except maybe me! LOL I want to do a card all in different shades of yellow, and maybe some orange and green too. I love all those colors together. If I won anything, I'd get some flower stamps and try what I want to do. I's also like one card from your bunch and one with yellow in it please. Thank you!

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  150. So many beautiful cards! Love all the flowers and awesome color combos!

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  151. What wonderful, gentle and weightless postcards!

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  152. Wow, I really love all these cards. Your design and layout is so unique

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  153. OMG Your cards are amazing! Each one more beautiful than the other, really an inspiration for 2017!

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  154. Really like your cards. The soft color combinations are wonderful.

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  155. WOW WOW WOW - your cards are amazing

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  156. Your cards are a delight! I especially love that black with the gilded/embossed edge!

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  157. What beautiful cards. I really like the flowers etched in gold.

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  158. Those first two cards are so soft and vintage looking! Lovely!

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  159. The first one is my favorite !!!!

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  160. Hussenaa yourcards is so elegent and cheerful.

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  161. I am so glad you all are doing this year in review so I can see all your favorites. Your cards are just beautiful! It would be an honor to win one.

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  162. Wow! Your cards are absolutely gorgeous!! Every single one of them!! They're so beautifully coloured. I love love love the black, gold, and yellow one. Lots of inspiration on this page.

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  163. Such Beautiful Cards! Love all of them! Thank u so much for the inspiration! Would love to win a card handmade by you!

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  164. Gorgeous, elegant, and original cards!

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  165. Beautiful cards, Hussena! I love the Peony Bouquet stamp set and have been wanting it for some time, so I just ordered it the other day! Hope I can make cards as beautiful as yours with it!

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  166. These cards are just beautiful. Love all of the little details you added, from paint splotches to interlocking frames. TFS such great inspiration.

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  167. Such great inspiration! Love the details, from the paint splotches to the interlocking frames. Beautiful.

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  168. Such gorgeous cards! I wish I was so gifted!!! Thanks so much for all your inspiration and sharing it with us! God bless!

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  169. Love the pink and gray peonies! All cards are amazing!

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