Sunday, November 11, 2012

Simon Says Stamp Exclusives with Beate Johns!

Happy Sunday Bloggers! We'd love to brighten your day with some exclusive inspiration from the fabulous and talented Beate Johns!

Without further ado, let's dive right in!

 To make your own version of this beauty, check out the following ingredients:




Another Christmas Tree masterpiece? Get started on your Holiday cards early this year, and use the following ingredients to get a similar finish:




 Let it snow, and remember your holiday blessings while recreating this beautiful card:




It's okay to have your head in the clouds from time to time, and this beautiful card is proof of that!



Big thanks to Beate Johns again! Be sure to check out her blog for a special coupon! Enjoy your day!






 


Steph  










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212 comments:

  1. Beautiful samples from Beate today. I love all her fabulous tutorials over at Splitcoast Stampers. I love my new Daisy die. It is just awesome. Cuts anything like butter!

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  2. Christmas tree dies are absolutely my favourite!

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  3. Gorgeous cards, I especially love the first one, the tree die is lovely!

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  4. Awesome cards here from Beate again. She´s a master that´s for sure. To mention the favorit would be impossible, as there´s so many LOL. I just love all Tim Holst´stamps and products and his dies are absolutely fantastic too, but there´s sooo many more, so I don´t ever believe my wishlist will be empty LOL.

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  5. All the cards put up by Beate are just gorgeous especially the hexagon one..Can't take my eyes off!...Its simply fabulous! :)

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  6. Lovely cards! I love Tim Holtz Cling Rubber Stamps REINDEER FLIGHT Stampers Anonymous. Beautiful stamps. Thanks for sharing and inspiration.

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  7. What lovely and beautiful cards from Beate! Such inspiration and really puts me in the mood for Christmas! My favorite stamps are anything Lawn Fawn!!! I heart Lawn Fawn =)
    I must say though, that Christmas tree die is looking very yummy too! OoooooHh the possiblities!

    Hugs,
    Jo
    www.jwscrapshack.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you, Jo! I can't seem to stop making Christmas cards right now.

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  8. All SSS dies are great. My fav now is Curvy Snowflake.

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  9. Gorgeous cards! Beate did an amazing job! My favorite SSS exclusive stamps are the ones by Kelly Purkey. RAD is currently my favorite.

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    1. Thanks Miriam. I don't have any Kelly Purkey stamps yet. I will have to check out RAD. I am sure you just enabled me to place another order. LOL

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  10. Oh my goodness, EVERY card is amazing, Beate!

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  11. I LOVE Beates CARDS They are always just Perfect in every way!! I just got the Labels and Die set and am going to put it to some cards today...I am LOVING ALL of these Dies!!! Thanks for the Inspiration and Chance to Win!

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    1. Awww, thanks Kelly! Right back at you! Love your work.
      Hugs and smiles
      Beate

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  12. Beate's cards are divine! She is so clever. :) My favourite SSS exclusive is the Simon Says STAMPtember die and stamps set Absolutely Edge. Really though, I covet them all!!

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    1. Thanks, Ann! I know how you feel. I want them all as well.

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  13. I have got more on my wish list now, and have yet to receive my last order from Simon! I love your cards Beate. You are one talented lady! I think the most versitile die and stamp set combined is the "absolutely" die with matching words set.

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    1. Thanks, Tracy. I love that die and the matching set as well. Hugs!

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  14. Thanky you for the awesome inspiration.
    So my favourite would be Simon Says Stamp Brilliant and Strong Craft Dies ;)

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  15. Simply fabulous!! Beate is such an inspiration! I love my curvy snowflake~!

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    1. Thanks Judy! LOVE that snowflake die as well. Need to check what you made with it. Hugs <3

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  16. All beautiful! I have always loved and admired Beate's style!

    Hugs,
    True :D

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  17. I've long been a follower of Beate's blog. she always has such wonderful and inspiring ideas! love what she has done with the dies here on these cards. :)

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    1. Thanks so much, Jennifer! Make sure to check my blog in an hour for a special coupon code!
      Hugs and smiles

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  18. LOVE the cards and that Xmas tree die!

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  19. I've followed Beate for a long time. I love her work, so inspiring. These cards are beautiful!

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  20. beautiful creations as always Beate!

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    1. Thanks E.T. I hope you know I LOVE your creations. Hugs and smiles

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  21. These cards are so different and really inspirational. Thankyou.

    Val in Spain xxx

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  22. Really like these cards! My favorite stamp that you carry is currently Hero Arts Clear Stamp MANY BIRTHDAY MESSAGES.

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  23. Awesome cards!!! I love the new furry christmas friends!! SOO cute!! I'm really liking any of the SSS exclusive stamps and dies!!

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  24. *swoooon* I LOVE these cards. LOVE them!

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  25. Beate Johns always make beautiful cards and these are no exception. Love the die cut tree and the "graduated sky" with the cloud dies cuts.

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  26. Gorgeous cards...love the Christmas tree ones...my fav die right now is the one used on the first card!! Lee-Ann :)

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  27. Wow, love the negative Christmas tree card and the clouds!

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  28. Bond says... Lovely cards, now I have to go and add some new dies and stamps to my wish list.

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  29. Oh the MOD tree die cut card is lovely!..Great colors:)

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  30. I love ALL of these cards and since I've bought several of the stamps and dies already, I'm totally inspired by Beate to get busy on my holiday cards (Thank You Beate!)! Can't wait to try out the Holiday Apothecary Labels set; thanks for the chance to play along!

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    1. Thank YOU, Kathy, for your lovely comment! Hugs and smiles

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  31. Just lovely cards. I really like the apothecary labels and see them popping up a lot.Onepinkdaisy

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  32. Such beautiful cards!!! I want to get all the SSS dies and stamps!

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  33. Great cards! Thanks for the ideas & inspiration. My fav SSS die is Fresh Daisies, but Mod Tree might change that. ;-)

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  34. My faves are RIBBON BANNER Craft Die and STAMP SET HOLIDAY FOLDED BANNERS,their are awesome!

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  35. These cards by Beate are so inspiring, so unique and simply beautiful!!! I love the fresh daisies die and the gnome for the holidays stamp set by SS. Thanks for the chance to win!!!

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  36. Beautiful cards, I love all the colors that were used.

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  37. These cards are drop dead gorgeous and really have my creative juices flowing! My favorite SSS die is chain link but I love them all!

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  38. Such lovely cards Beate! Love that mod tree! Oh my!

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  39. Oh heart! I keep seeing that "Charlie Brown" tree everywhere - Beate's card just tipped the scales - LOOOOVE it!

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  40. Wow wow, beautiful cards, great use of the negative die cuts!! It may just be the season, but my favorites are definitely the holiday dies, the trees especially.

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  41. These holiday cards are stunning! Thanks for sharing such a beautiful cards!

    I just like any of the Simon Says Stamp dies or stamp sets as they are too good to pick! Crossing fingers for the exclusive pack of goodies!

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  42. I LOVE Beate's creations and am so excited to see her cards today! Her attention to detail and color is just fantastic! So inspirational! Love each of these cards. I just got the Holiday banners and stamps and I LOVE LOVE LOVE them!!! Thanks for sharing with us and for offering a goody pack!
    Hugs,
    Melissa

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    1. You are too sweet, Melissa. You know I love everything you create. I can't wait to see what you do with SSS stamps and dies.
      Hugs

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  43. Gorgeous, gorgeous and simple cards! I love how all of these are beautiful in their own way and can be made in big quantities--love that!

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  44. Gorgeous cards. I love the tree dies!

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  45. These cards are Simply Beautiful. I'm glad I got my holiday kit too. Waiting for it to arrive. Can't wait to play. Your creations are such an inspiration to me. Love your blog too, I'm a new subscriber now. Smooches...

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  46. Beata Johns is very talented. Her cards are beautiful.

    I have the 'You Can Do Anything' set and it is sooo versatile. It has Thank You, Congrats, and other nice sentiments that are encouraging to use on a card. Love em.

    xo Anni

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  47. Fabulous cards! Great ideas, and love the look of using the negative die cuts!
    I just ordered the Petite Christmas Tree recently, and it's on its way... so I'll say that's my favorite! I have several of the exclusive dies now and I love them all!
    DeniseB

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  48. All of Beate's cards are gorgeous, as always!! Each design is clean and beautiful and so inspiring!! They are all fabulous, but I think the first one with the mod tree may be my favorite!! :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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    1. Lisa you are so sweet. LOVE all your creations! Hugs

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  49. Beate, all of your cards are absolutely stunning. I can't wait to get my order this week of the ones we spoke of earlier and am off to visit the store to order more with your coupon !!! Thanks and I hope you have a great Sunday.

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    1. oh, I meant to say that so far the snowflake if my favorite (that's one of the ones I ordered) but I am falling in love real fast with the mod tree :)

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    2. Janet, you are so sweet! Thanks! HUGS! Can't wait to see what you do with your snowflakes!

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  50. Love all of Beate's charming cards!

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  51. Loving these exclusive products! Love the cards! Thanks for sharing!

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  52. I love all of Beate's cards, especially the Mod Tree card...super gorgeous! It's so hard to pick a favourite die or stamp set as they are all so wonderful. I just love the Ribbon Banner die and it's on my wish list, along with many other ones!

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  53. I love the cut out look. These are really different and cool.

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  54. I would love to win the small folded banner stamp set. Thanks for the chance.

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  55. Love the cutout designs
    The first tree looks so delicate

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  56. WOW these are awesome - very inspirational!

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  57. I like the new "Joy" die that Was shown in the most recent Holiday Card Workshop. Happy Sunday Crafting to everyone !!

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  58. I think I like most of stampendous stamps!!!! lololo I have one clear set and a few of the large stamps.... so i sure could use the alph to add to my collection...which would be my new one that i like and need.....Stampendous Clear Stamps ALTERED TYPE ALPHABET SSC032
    ava g

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  59. Beautiful cards Beate! I have lost count on the number of your tutorials I have used from Splitcoast Stampers. Thanks for the inspiration! How can one pick a favorite stamp or die? I LOVE THEM ALL & want them all!!
    Hugs, Renee

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  60. These are gorgeous, and loving that snowflake die. So delicate, yet it makes a huge statement!

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  61. Absolutely awesome cards - Oh for her talent!!!
    The negative tree would be a favourite

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    1. Glennis, thanks so much for your kind words.
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  62. Wow! Stunning cards! I love the new dies at SSS

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  63. Gorgeous set of cards! The second card is my absolute favourite!

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  64. wonderful cards Beate! I like how you used the negative of the die cuts.

    My favorite Simon Says die is the small folded banners.

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  65. Awesome cards - so much inspiration!

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  66. Wow love how Beate used the different dies both negative and positive images... wonderful! Love the KWerner designed lines that you carry.

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  67. Just stunning creations as always Beate. Love that Mod Tree:)

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  68. Simon Says Stamp CURVY SNOWFLAKE Craft DIE S132 is my favorite of those used today! It is so delicate!

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  69. I love both Christmas tree cards.
    My favorite exclusive SSS die currently is the hexagon border.

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  70. Gorgeous cards, but I especially love the curvy snowflake, it's so detailed :)

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  71. Oh my goodness, what a fabulous collection of inspirational cards! I love them all but the card with hexagons is my favorite! Maybe that's because my favorite Simon Says Die is my hexagon border!

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  72. Beautiful collection of cards today! All of the SSS exclusives are great. I especially love the stamp & die combos that Kristina Werner designed to work together!!

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  73. Gotta say i am loving the new snowflake and bracket die
    THANKS for the chance and love the cards!!

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  74. These are all absolutely gorgeous, my favourite is the SSS curvy snowflake
    hugs Mandy xx

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  75. love that first christmas tree!

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  76. Beate is one of the premier cardmakers and papercrafters around. Thank you for spotlighting some of her amazing work. I've had my eye on several of the Simon Says dies. At the top of my list are the Holiday Apothecary Labels stamps and dies, along with the Brilliant and Strong die and the Air Vent die. Falling Stars is running a closely behind, but there are tons of them I'd love to have.

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  77. What great cards.. I love my Paper Smooches Frenzy Fellas..

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  78. Wow! All of these cards are just amazing. I love how she used all of your stamps and dies! I love the banner at the bottom of the tree and that cardstock color. And I love the Always lined up at the bottom of the color change with the twine and button. Great cards! Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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  79. These cards are beautiful. Top of my list are the new Holiday Apothecary lables and dies. I love, love the snowflake hexagon.

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  80. OMG these are all so elegant, you've given me a lot of different ideas for Christmas cards Beate!! Thank you :) My fave Simon Says die is WITH ALL MY HEART Craft Die S121

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  81. I'm in love with those Christmas die cuts

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  82. These cards are beauties! I think JOY by Kelly Purkey is a pretty fun stamp set. Thanks for the inspiration & the chance to win!

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    1. Thanks, Bonnie. I need to check out that stamp set.

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  83. Wonderful cards - thanks for the continual inspiration! My favourite dies are the ones I got from you over the summer, the Memory Box treble clef and Madera corner - absolutely adore their delicate fragility!
    Alison x

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  84. Wow, wonderful cards! I love the SSS Curvy Snowflake Craft Die S132! Thanks for the inspiration! Hugs, Hanneke

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  85. oh these are gorgeous! I love the negative dies one!! the first tree and the clouds are my favourites! Love them, and I love seeing "less-embellished' cards, perfect for sending in the post :)

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  86. Always the clouds! Love your cards.

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  87. It's hard to choose...they are all so awesome! I love fresh daisies, meadow rue, the folded banners, and falling stars (just to name a few).!

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  88. Wow, Beate's cards are always so creative!
    My favourite die would be the circle border or those beautiful snowflakes!

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  89. Really hard decision!! But I am fascinated with the chain link die. So interesting!

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  90. Absolutely love these cards! Incredible inspiration. Kudos Beate!
    I seem to be having a love affair with my wafer thin dies lately, but at the moment I've been using my Memory Box Classic ornament combined with the Snowflake ornament on my Christmas cards.

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  91. These cards are totally amazing! I love her clever and clean style and the pops of color! Great!
    Hmmm what a hard decision! I love the different trees dies, so many possibilities!

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  92. Such beautiful cards, they are wonderful. My favorite dies are the Christmas trees, they are so pretty.

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  93. Beautiful & creative artwork! Love Beate's creative style!

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  94. Such great cards! My favorite die is the mod tree.

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  95. Beautiful cards Beate. Great colors and I just love those dies. Thanks for sharing!

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  96. I am such a fan of diecuts and love anything with Christmas trees.

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  97. Wow, Beate's cards are fabulous... no surprise, of course. ;) My current favourite SS die is the folded banner... it will certainly be in my next order!

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  98. Beate, I love how you used the negatives from the SS dies - so cool! I don't have any SS dies but the SS circle (or hexagon) border die would be my favourite so far. I also love the look of the Apothecary labels and absolutely die.

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  99. All such wonderful cards!!! The colors are so awesome as well as all the little details! TFS!
    Simon Says Clear Stamps JOY Kelly Purkey Winter 2012 looks really awesome. Thanks for the chance to win Simon Says goodies!

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  100. Those are lovely- I'm especially liking the first one! As for favorite die, I definitely can't pick just one. There's DELICATE DAHLIA, FALLING STARS, and PINPOINT and STAR BORDERS.

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  101. rock n roll.. gorgeous cards using those new stamps and die's.. I love the eye candy I see on this blog..

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  102. Fabulous cards! I just LOVE SS dies--I love all dies, but SS are perfect! Thanks for the eye candy!

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  103. Folded Banner dies and Banner Sayings. I am crazy for all the Simon Says Stamp exclusive stamp sets and dies. Thanks for a chance to win a goodie bag. :D

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  104. I love the Kelley Purkey stamps!! All of them!

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  105. Gorgeous cards!!!! Love Beate's use of the negative die cut sheet. (is that the correct wording) Anyway...I love the look!!!

    Too hard to choose my favorite SSS product but I really would like to have the new Furry Christmas Friends stamp!!! Too cute!

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  106. Fabulous cards!
    I love SSS stamps and dies especially the daisies and Absolutely set!

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  107. WOW!!! Those cards are absolutely perfection!!! I just love all of them. Her name is new to me...off to see her blog! Thanks so much for sharing her! ;)

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  108. These are ALL BEAUTIFUL!! I LOVE the Fun designs and ideas!! THANKS for sharing and for the chance to win!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  109. Just love these cards Beate. They are so CAS but with a twist. Just love the Mod Tree card. Perfection.
    My favorite SSS die has to be the new star background die. I can see myself use that one over and over. Thanks for the chance.

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  110. Some really lovely cards. Beate is so talented and does such gorgous work.

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  112. Love these cards! I don't think I can pick a favorite SSS die or stamp! I love them all!

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  113. Wow! I'm so happy Beate is here too. I admire her work so much, she is so talented and generous with her creations. I love all her cards. I especially like the die she used in the first card, is so original.Thanks for the chance!

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  116. No kidding "big thanks to Beate". Every one of those cards is absolutely gorgeous and speaks directly to my CAS heart.

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