Sunday, 13 April 2014

Birthday Challenge …

 

 

 

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Morning everyone, a reminder today about our April challenge

Because we are holding our 10th Birthday Celebrations in May we want you to…

make us a Birthday Card

The DT have made one each and today I want to show you this from our clever Kathy

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Isn’t it beautiful? The whole DT just went WOW when we saw what Kathy had made, it’s a work of art  

The papers are from the Always and Forever pad and Kathy used a whole list of our sentiments and background stamps; 

Set 61, Quotables/Celebrate http://www.liliofthevalley.co.uk/acatalog/Set_61_-_Quotables_-_Celebrate.html

Set 66, Grunge Elements  http://www.liliofthevalley.co.uk/acatalog/Set_66_-_Grunge_Elements.html

Set 29, Vintage Sentiments/Just to Say  http://www.liliofthevalley.co.uk/acatalog/Set_29_-_Vintage_Sentiments_-_Just_to_say.html

Set 68, Corners  http://www.liliofthevalley.co.uk/acatalog/Set_68_-_Corners.html

Set 10, A5 Verses  http://www.liliofthevalley.co.uk/acatalog/A5_Verses_.html

Set 25, Handwritten Phrases  http://www.liliofthevalley.co.uk/acatalog/Set_25_-_Handwritten_Phrases.html

I wonder if you can spot them all!!

Kathy will put the details and some close up photos on her own blog here so do watch out for her post

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A quick candy winner from Friday before I go…

Gregs Girls Crafty Corner

Congratulations hun, you won the first of our solid colour paper pads, please email erica@liliofthevalley.co.uk with your address

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I have another one of the paper pads to give away and today it’s the Always & Forever set which coordinates with the patterned papers that Kathy used on today’s card

LOTV ALWAYS AND FOREVER SOLIDS PAPER PAD

 

The winner will be drawn at random from all the comments… and there will be another one on Facebook too

Enjoy the rest of your weekend, see you tomorrow

 

 

132 comments:

  1. whowwww what a beautiful card, and so many test stamps used.
    I have them indeed equally need to search and one I don't get found hihi.
    but he's super, colors and all in all, he's just.
    love rian

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  2. Kathy's card is stunning, she has included such a lot of detail, beautiful.
    Chris x

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  3. Incredible, what a gorgeous creation! So much lovely detail.
    Rebecca.

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  4. I saw that sentiment couple of days ago and I totally love it!! It is fabulous and
    goes so well with the beautiful creation.

    Hugs from Finland,
    Eemeli

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  5. What a gorgeous card. Love the lace and details. I am putting the finishing touches to my one today in between looking out for my son's girlfriend on TV who is running the London Marathon today...run Charlotte run! It's perfect weather for it...she has 26 long miles ahead! Happy Sunday xx

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  6. Absolutely stunning card.....so pretty and clever...love it lots xx

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  7. Gorgeous card. So clever. xx

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  8. Stunning cards and gorgeous papers! x

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  9. Fantastic card and beautiful papers.
    Sharon x

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  10. Stunning card. So much time and effort must have gone into it. Love the pretty papers today. Holly x

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  11. Absolutely gorgeous card, love it love it............ Sue x

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  12. OMG! That is a beautiful card! Amazing!

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  13. This card is simply beautiful and papers are gorgeous!
    XxxRuth

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  14. All so lovely! Love these papers. Valerie

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  15. My little granddaughter Marsaili loves this card, especially the roses!

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  16. Wow what a fabulous card. Amazing.
    Lesley

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  17. What a stunning card - love the colours x

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  18. Such a lovely idea supper card Mariaxxx

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  19. Gorgeous creations today as usual. Lovin' these papers, xxxx

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  20. WOW!! Kathy's card has got to be one of the most beautiful cards I have ever seen! It really is stunning. I love the design, gorgeous papers and such wonderful detailing too. Thanks to Kathy for the inspiration!
    Sue xx

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  21. Wow this card is stunning, love the colours and the design in fact I love everything about it

    Jackie x

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  22. Oh. wow!!! Kathy's card is just true perfection with gorgeous detail and loveliness.
    Hugs, Donna x

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  23. Amazing card! So many details!!
    Verushka x

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  24. what a stunning card and tag - beautiful colours and fab sentiment - lovely!!! Big Hugs Rachel xx

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  25. absolutely stunning card, love the pink colour tone and the flowers are so pretty.

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  26. Stunning card ...love everything about it....x

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  27. WOW What a card stunning and amazing how inspirational.. hugs sarah xxx

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  28. Wow this is really stunning. I love the way you lift the tag off and the card opens up. Such an amaziing design, fabulous colours and details xx

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  29. Stunning card, love all the details. Xxx

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  30. OMW thi is truly wonderful, a gorgeous card with hidden gems!!!

    xx Irene M

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  31. What a beautiful card, lovely colours and so very pretty with the lace and loving the tag!

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  32. Wow! This card is amazing! So pretty! Great work! Another fab paper pad today x

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  33. What a beautiful card with very lovely details.

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  34. Oh my goodness KAthy´s card is really stunning. I made this fold too once, but must admit, it sure wasn´t this beautiful thoug. I wish it was LOL.
    More gorgeous papers today so beautiful they all are, that I can´t help but drooling all over here, when I see it he he.
    Have a great sunday everyone.

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  35. This card is so fantastic what an amazing design just so lovely great papers and colours just perfect Love and Happy Crafting Hugs Carole x

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  36. I certainly agree with you. WOW and again WOW. Such a beautiful creation and what a brilliant quote.
    Love Val in Spain x

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  37. Oh my goodness. Absolutely beautiful. Lynne.x

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  38. Oh WOW that is absolutely stunning, Luv Sam x

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  39. So beautiful - love the style of this card! Those papers are gorgeous!

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  40. Very beautiful card!!!
    Hugs,
    Guida

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  41. Such a pretty creation, and I'm loving the solids too.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  42. Wow such a beautiful card!! There are so many lovely details.
    Hugs, Sonja.

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  43. Such a gorgeous card I am going to have a go at making this style. Love it !!!!!!!!!!!!

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  44. Fabulous card. Love how Kathy has used various sentiments and the design is gorgeous.

    Deborah A

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  45. Yep, this is a WOW card! So much work has gone into it. Absolutely beautiful Kathy. Debra x

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  46. Love your cards and the pretty solid papers. Thanks!

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  47. Pretty card and lovely design and papers . The solids are good to go with all the gorgeous patterned papers you do. x

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  48. happy birthday may you all have many more wow love u new giveaway i can always use paper as i make 6 to 7 real card week . just cherr up ppl who need careing kind word u all have great sunday hugs prayers love darla i love to win this Always & Forever set

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  49. Wow such a beautiful card by Kathy - love it :-) More gorgeous papers, I absolutely love the colours in this set - think they have to be my favourites! Have a great day and enjoy the sunshine xxx

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  50. Happy (early) birthday! :) The card is gorgeous, so elegant. I love it! Hugs! xx

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  51. If I was to have a favourite. It's this one. But there again....

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  52. what a great card, I love the lay out off it.
    the used papers are great, I love to make girlie cards.
    Thanks for the inspiration and the chance
    hugs,
    isabelle

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  53. Wow, This is a stunner! I love the layers and details but best of all are the awesome pspers she's used. Love it!

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  54. Beautiful Card & equally beautiful set of summery papers x

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  55. gorgeous card!!! all the sentiments are so nice... papers are so beautiful..
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  56. Wow! Beautiful card & beautiful papers! :) x

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  57. a stunning card, another beautiful set of papers :)

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  58. Oh WOW is the word - this is just stunning and how talented is Kathy. Such a gorgeous make and beautifully showcases lots of LOTV products too. The latest pad has some gorgeous papers and colours. Oh, we are being spoilt for choice. xx

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  59. Another stunningly beautiful creation ......the papers are lush x

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  60. Another gorgeous creation and I am still loving these papers. Hugs, Claire x

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  61. Gorgeous card and gorgeous pad too. Thanks for the chance to win x x

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  62. very pretty colours, nice range! <3

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  63. This looks like such a gorgeous colour range that will be so useful in everyday & special occasion cards/invitations.
    Thank you for the chance to win.
    {{{hugs}}}
    Marg B ;) x

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  64. The card is just fab and I love the new paper pad with it's lovely warm colors :)

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  65. WOW what a fab card, love everything that you've done.

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  66. LOVE these paper pads...would so love to win one too!! Congrats Greg's Girls!

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  67. Beautiful inspiration and would love a chance to win those Gorgeous papers
    Hugs Kate xx

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  68. Gorgeous use of the papers! Stunning! xx

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  69. yay i found the tiny little writing that says comments !! love to winthese papers

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  70. i would love to win this, so fingers crossed xx

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  71. Fancy fold you have used for this beautiful card,
    Dorte xx

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  72. Very pretty!!! Love the colors

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  73. Gorgeous card, and the new papers are beautiful too xx

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  74. Stunning card. Love the papers.

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  75. A wonderful card and lovely papers

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  76. WOW!!¡ Absolutely Gorgeous!! I hope. To develope such talent! !! Npw that I know shipping to U.S.is quick and easy I cam get started!

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  77. These colours are to die for, they are beautiful......would love to win a pad of these....thanks..xx

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  78. stunning cards and another chance to win these colour pads tooo x

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  79. GORGEOUS card, and Always and Forever pad is another of my faves. Oh dear, I seem to have a few faves! :0)

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  80. I love it, beautiful cards ;-) thanks for this chance to win this beautiful colour pads!

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  81. Fantastic card and beautiful papers!

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  82. Oh Kathy is so clever! I adore her cards, and this is no exception! x

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  83. Oh wow this is absolutely beautiful so creative and so inspiring .............Stunning papers too x

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  84. This tag & card are so
    lovely! That paper pack
    is very pretty.
    Carla from Utah

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  85. I wish my mind could come up with beautiful cards like this but I really enjoy looking at what someone else has designed!! Your paper's are beautiful too!

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  86. Kathy's card is amazing! Such pretty details.... The papers are gorgeous!

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  87. Gorgeous card!! Love the lace parts!
    Love the new paperpad, beautiful colours and think they are great to combine with kraft paper. Love to colour on kraft!
    Enjoy your sunday,
    Colinda

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  88. The cards were absolutely stunning. And oh my goodness, I absolutely love love love the beautiful paper pads. Thank you for giving us a chance to win. :-)

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  89. What an exquisite birthday card, all the details and folds are simply stunning. Gorgeous papers for this special card.
    Hugs, Katie

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  90. Great card and wonderful colours in today's papers!

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  91. Amazing card! Just love the matching paper pads.

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  92. gorgeous papers, and card! thanks for the chance to win :)

    Tanya xx

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  93. OOh love the papers would love to win :)

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  94. The always and forever pad is one of my favourites, would love this one to go with it! Thank you for the chance to win.
    A stunning card from Kathy too.
    Lorraine x

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  95. Amazing card, just spent quite a bit of time working it all out and popped over to Kathy's for a closer look - stunning x Susan x

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  96. That is one amazing card. Must have taken quite a while to make. It looks fab! Good work there!

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  97. Wow is the only comment suitable for this amazing project. Stunning. hugs, Carol S.xx

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  98. I really love this New solides.Great card and I loved your cards I have seen on the big stamp and scrapbooking show at Alexandra Palace.Thanks for the Chance to win.

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  99. Wow that's amazing, Kathy really brings a whole different dimension to the LOTV dt, I love how unique she is.

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  100. Fantastic card. Love the sentiment. Great paper pack. I am in a red/pink mood. I think it's these grey wet days. They make you think on warmer colours

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  101. gorgeous card, that paper pack would have perfect for my card today...ah well I might just need to buiy it!!

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  102. I love this paper! I have been working on Mother's day cards and this would be perfect for the project! I love the idea of a tag within a card.

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  103. Fabulous card (love the sentiment) I must admit I love all the LOTV cards I see here on the blog made by the amazing DT and the paper packs look every bit as good! Thanks for the chance to win. x

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  104. Such a beautiful card today and I love the new solids papers too!

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  105. I am loving these cards and this collection of papers. These would definitely get used for backgrounds and for making die cut flowers.

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  106. Lovely - I like solid coloured papers as there's so much that can be done with them. Just got a new die cutting machine so these papers would be fabulous to use with that! Generous giveaway - thank you x

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  107. A really stunning card , im loving it x

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  108. Fabulous and very inspiring Birthday Card for LOTV! I just found you and will be placing an order very soon :)

    Hugs
    Chris

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  109. This is my favourite of the three new pads, love the pinks, creams and browns x Gorgeous card too, I love to see the inside of cards decorated and embellished x

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  110. Gorgeous card - love all the roses.

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  111. Gorgeous a definite must have. Lizzie xx

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  112. Kathy's style is unique and wonderful! His creations are always spectacular!
    Ileanaxxx

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  113. This is an amazing card! In fact , it's more of a gift, I love it! This pad is another fabulous one xx

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  114. Beautiful card and paper choices. Love how you matched the flowers to the pattern!

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  115. ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS card - LOVE the design, LOVE the colours, LOVE the layers, LOVE IT ALL!!!
    THANK YOU for the BEAUTIFUL INSPIRATION and the chance to win some CRAFTY AWESOMENESS too :)

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  116. WWoooowow!!! isn't this just heavenly!!!!!
    Hugs,
    Marjorie x

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  117. Wow! What an amazing card. Absolutely gorgeous and such an interesting design. Kathy definitely is very talented and clever.

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  118. Wow, stunning card and love the fancy folds, maybe Kathy will do a little tutorial for us when her busy schedule dies down a bit?
    Lorraine

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  119. Beautiful card. And I still love the papers and off course also the matching papers.

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