Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Summer School with Shari Carroll!



Hello and welcome to another Simon Says Stamp Summer School lesson brought to you by Shari Carroll.

For today's lesson, Shari created an amazing card combining some great Simon Says Stamp dies and stamps. The end result? An awesome card with amazing detail and dimension.

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To see how Shari created her card, you can watch the video below.


Thank you so much to Shari for sharing her amazing talent and awesome card for Summer School!
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210 comments:

  1. OOOh, die karte ist so toll
    lg gila

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  2. This looks absolutely wonderful! The colours are so fantastic together too! TFS!!
    XO
    Erum

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  3. Beautiful, beautiful! Love how you formed the clouds as well as the texture and design! Great job!

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  4. Nice card. What an easy way to make hills. Your gemstones add a lot of color!

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  5. Love how this card came together and now I need more dies!

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  6. Love this card... I need the tree die now :-)

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  7. This is so much fun! :D I love all the different Layers you added, It is subtle but beautiful. I really need to get my silhouette cameo!


    -sammi-
    Simple Salutations

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  8. Great card. Love the polka dot clouds.

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  9. I love this tree! Great card!

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  10. Fabulous card, and great video!

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  11. Love those fun clouds, Shari, and your tree turned out so pretty with the "oranges!" :)

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  12. Oh wow - this is beautiful. Love the negative die-cute and stat tree is just stunning. Just W.O.W

    Hugs ~ Mette

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  13. This die is amazing, I LOVE the cards that are being made with it!! Do you ship to South Africa? I have a birthday coming up next month :)

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  14. What a nice card! Especially like the clouds.

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  15. GREAT card, lovely color combo.thanks for the video!

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  16. Shari, I just found you a few days ago and have been watching your video's on your Art Journaling challenge. Thanks for inspiring me, I did my first art journal pages tonight.
    Great card, love the tree.

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  17. Beautiful card here Shari and an awesome video too. TFS hun.

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  18. I like that card very much!

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  19. A very nice card - I really like that tree with the cool leafs.

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  20. This is amazing.. I am in love with those cloud die.. Shari, Thank you for the Video.. it's so helpful to see how it is being put together. TFS!

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  21. Another winner. those dies are so delicate and intricate...they look fab!

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  22. Wow, amazing card! It is so interesting to see the different approaches to the same die or stamp from each artist... lots of creativity going on in this summer school!

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  23. What a great card! Thanks for the video!

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  24. Love the clouds and the tree. Great card!

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  25. Love the clouds and the tree. Great card!

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  26. I just love your cards Shari. This one is no exeception

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  27. What a great card - thanks for sharing

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  28. Beautiful!! Love this card.

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  29. So cute! Love how you die cut the clouds!!

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  30. Total overall gorgeous card. Love that tree die too.

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  31. Such a cute treatment for the clouds.
    A simple yrt elegant card.

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  33. Love the card, Shari! I love how you integrated the dies and papers. You've got such great style!

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  34. Nice cloudy die cuts. A nice clean design

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  35. Shari I love this card. I love how you die cut the clouds out and then used the negative space for your card front. Beautiful papers as well!

    Hugs,
    Jo

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  36. The gray cardstock behind the clouds is a color I never would have thought of, but it looks great with the white clouds! Wonderful card.

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  37. Love how everyone is using this tree! the orange gems are perfect for a fall look!

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    1. Really great card. I love the clouds in the negative.

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  39. LOVE! So visually interesting!

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  40. Wonderful card and the colors are so calming. As soon as I saw it I knew I would be lifting it to make for a co-worker who is leaving. Thanks for sharing.

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  41. shari, great video on the card demo.... perfecto

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  42. Love your card and all the inspiration you give. Thanks for sharing.

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  43. Great card. I love this tree die. You can use it in so many ways.

    xxx Marianne

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  44. Beautiful card. The sequins are the perfect finishing touch.

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  45. Thanks for a great tutorial. Love the "oranges"!

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  46. I love the clouds and gem-stones!

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  47. I love everything about this card. Soooo nice.

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  48. This card rocks I'm loving the tree die

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  49. Love this!! I'm so glad I ordered those clouds - this might be my favorite use of them!

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  50. Can't wait to play with this tree die. Love this card, Shari!

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  51. Love, love, love this card! Thanks for the inspiration. :D

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  52. Really enjoyed watching your video. Especially loved the way you colored the tree. It looked so complicated but was just so basic. The card really is beautiful.

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  53. The gems look so cute on the tree! Love this card :)

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  54. That bit of bling really adds so much fun.

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  55. What a cute and clever idea!! Love those clouds!!

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  56. Oh, so pretty Shari. Love the beautiful tree and those die-cut clouds! Neat design.

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  57. Love the addition of the Gems!! it looks so purdy Shari! TFS :D

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  58. Awesome card. Love the bling.

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  59. Great card Shari, I love the layers and those gemstones are a great touch.

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  60. Love your card. The tree is a great die. Adding the gems was just the right pop of color!

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  61. Another great day in class. Can summer school last all summer?
    Love the card and the instructions are amazing.

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  62. Thanks for the tutorial. I like putting clouds in/on my greeting cards. This card is great. Love the tree.

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  63. love the card! thanks for the chance to win

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  64. OMG. Another homerun for Shari. LOVE this!

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  65. Great card and tutorial. I love how you've popped the cloud layer and banner. Love that tree die and the little gems are a nice touch.

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  66. Cool card. Loves those dies.

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  67. Thanks Shari for another great idea! This is a great card!!!!

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  68. AWESOME CARD AND THANKS FOR THE TUTORIAL LOVE SUMMER SCHOOL

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  69. Love the orange jewels and the papers you used...this card is so summery! Thanks so much for sharing.

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  70. Love the clouds, such a sweet card!

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  71. OMG!
    Since I'm from GA ---this looks like a peach tree to me!

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  72. I love the layered look - always great to get new inspiration on how to use my Big Shot :) Thank you for sharing!

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  73. love those cut out clouds and rhinestones on the tree. such a fun card! :)

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  74. Beautifully crafted, those clouds look so fun, love the pretty tree with the sequins, simply fabulous!!!

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  76. Nicely done and some great tips too. I didn't quite understand the ink bottle from EK Success?? What is it and why was it used?? Great idea for the hills and gluing down the tree leaves. Thank you for sharing!

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  77. Such a pretty card! I love the paper/color choices, the great dies and the sparkle!

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  78. Great card, I really love this die... must have! Great color combinations as well! Tks for opportunity to win some blog candy!

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  79. Super cute card, Shari! Love the clouds and the gems were a great touch!

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  80. Wonderful card! I love the look of the leaves over the cut out clouds.

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  81. Beautiful card! I love the how-to videos you include on your blog posts!

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  82. I DO like those flat sided clouds:)

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  83. OMG!!! This is just amazing, perfect, and so cute!!!
    LOVE IT!!!!!

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  84. Great card! Love the colors and the layout! And the gems really make it stand out!

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  85. I like how you did the clouds off the edge of the card and the "oranges." Thanks for showing us, yet again, how to think outside the box.

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  86. I am so in LOVE this card! I like every single details!

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  87. Very pretty card. I love how you used the dies. Very clever.

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  88. beautiful! Thanks for sharing.
    Sandra ltb

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  89. Such a pretty card! I love the orange bling on the tree =) TFS!

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  90. The tree diecut is becoming one of my all time favorite dies.

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  91. Aha...painters tape...what a great tip. Love the card and gem oranges.

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  92. Oh my GOSH - this is SO pretty with the intricately die cut leaves and bright orange rhinestones (LOVE that color, so hard to find in bling too!) Awesome card!

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  93. Thanks Shari...now I want that tree! :)

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  94. Shari, that is beautiful! You are so creative.

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  95. Beautiful card with details to go by, Shari! Simple and fabulous!

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  96. I love this card and the dies the way you used them. The flat bottom clouds and being off the card is an awesome idea. I think I need to get this tree too. Thanks for the video.

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  97. Shari's an amazing artist and card maker...this creation proves it.

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  98. I love your card Shari--especially how you used the clouds--cutting them off the paper like that! Perfect!

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  99. love the orange gems on the tree!

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  100. Love how you colored the tree...such a cute idea! A beautiful card all around. :)

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  101. This is such an adorable card!!

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  102. Love how looks this card with the dies and the polka dot background.

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  103. I love your orange tree! The more I see this tree die the more I fall in love with it! This one is now going on my wish list!!

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  104. Beautiful card, love the pp choice behind the clouds!

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  105. Love your tree with the gems! I would never have thought of that.

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  106. What a creative card design!

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  107. Love your GORGEOUS card Shari! Your ideas are always amazing! Thanks for sharing...have a great day!

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  108. Cute card! Love the gem oranges!

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  109. Great explanation that I think I can replicate.

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  110. LOVED this card! And I liked that the sky wasn't blue but that she added a bit of interest with the soft brown sky...

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  111. Wow what a great card...thanks for the video.

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  112. What a great card! I love that tree - I gotta get that!!

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  113. I love all the elements to this card! Great way to showcase that tree die! I may just have to put that on my wish list, or HAVE TO HAVE list! Thanks for sharing!

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  114. Love this card Shari! I love that you used one of my fav dies in this release, and you used the sentiment I just recently used in one card. TFS

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  115. LOVE the tree die! It's at the very top of my wish list! Great card Shari!

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  116. Love the scene you created, Shari. The "orange" tree is so cute. Thanks

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  117. Great card! Love the dimension and the cute scene.

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  118. Fabulous card! Loving the summer school series!

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  119. I absolutely love how you did that fabulous orange tree! The colors look amazing!

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  120. On love this card and video! Great technique and ideas! Love the jewels in the tree...

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  121. Wow! Amazing card!! I love the use of dies!!!

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  122. This is absolutely adorable and inspiring! I love it (a lot).

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  123. Lovely card! I love the addition of the gems to the tree.

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  124. Fabulous card! I love the tree, the patterned papers you used and the shine of the gems just really is so wonderful! Thanks so much for making summer school such a great time!

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  125. Lovely card. I love how detailed the tree die is.

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  126. Awesome ideas! Thanks for the video. Love your card!

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  127. How delightful!! Love your design Shari!

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  128. I am really enjoying these videos. Shari's card is amazing and she makes it look so easy!!

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  129. I always love Shari's cards! They're so unique and beautiful! Great video too.

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  130. Apparently the new job is working out well. Great card.

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  131. I love all the tricks you used to make this card. Awesome!

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  132. Love the tree on the hill-such a cute card.

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  133. Beautiful card. How I so love those cloud dies.

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  134. I love the cloud cut outs! Beautiful!

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  135. Cute! I wish I had that tree die!

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  136. Awesome card--love the clouds.

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  137. Fun! Fun! Fun! Need that die! Great job, Shari!

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  138. Now I'm in love with that tree die too! ;) Lovely card!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  139. Great card! Love how you cut the clouds. Thanks for sharing!

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  140. Thanks for the great video. I love the way the clouds look in this card! Thanks for sharing

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  141. Wonderful card Shari!! Love the tree/die with the orange gemstones! Loving Summer School--thanks everyone!

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  142. Love this tree die, and the gems in it! Great card!!! Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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  143. Fabulous card. I love anything tree and this die is fantastic. I love how you have used the negative space of the cloud dies.

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  144. Oh my I just love this card! The tree is great and I love the orange chrystals! Hugs, Hanneke

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  145. Wow...I just love this card! Great details!! :)

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  146. Adorable card! THanks for the video tutorial! ~God bless~

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  147. Shari always has amazing projects! This tree is perfect!

    Julie H in MN

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  148. Love the tree die !! It's so gorgeous on this card.

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  149. Fun video. I never thought to die cut in white and then color. Oh the possibilities!

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  150. Another fabulous card design, Shari. Love your style! Congratulations on your new position with SSS!! Wishing you great success. Look forward to seeing lots more of your awesome creativity!

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  151. This card is beautiful, i love the layout, the clouds and the tree.

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  152. Shari's work is always A+ and her designs are always flawless. I love this card!!! The trees and clouds and greens and oranges are perfect together.

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  153. Shari is a wonderful teacher! Love this card with all the sweet details. Thanks for sharing!

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  154. Such a sweet card! Thanks for the video too :)

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  155. So pretty - love the colour combo!

    Greetings, christine

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  156. Oh I love those cut out clouds! So great backed with the patterned paper. Ingenious!

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  157. Such a cute card. Love the way you did the clouds and that tree die is fabulous.

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  158. This is just brilliant! Love every single thing about it!

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  159. Pretty card! The orange tree is darling!

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  160. Wonderful card. Thank you for the helpful tutorial!!

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  161. Your projects are always amazing and this one is no exception. Thanks for sharing Shari.

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  162. Real cute card, I love the clouds coming off the cardstock - simple yet so effective!

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  163. Beautiful card Shari! I love that TREE!!!!

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  164. This is just amazing! Probably the best card I've seen all week! :)

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  165. This is such a cute card! Love the orange tree! :-) xx

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  166. Shari, your card is so very pretty. I love the tree and all of the details, too!!

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  167. Dimension is right! What a fabulous card. Love all the positive and negative diecutting paired together.

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  168. Absolutely love this card! Never thought to color my die cuts with my markers. Wonderful idea!

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  169. Love this card, especially the polka dot clouds.

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  170. Polka dot clouds and a cute little tree... What's not to love about this card? Well done!
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  171. Fantastic card! I love the tree and the bling.

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  172. very nice. love how you used that tree die and clouds

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  173. Enjoyed your video Shari. Great card.

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