Thursday, November 18, 2010

holiday hoppin’ with spellbinders…

Welcome to the first day of the Spellbinders™ Paper Arts Holiday Hoppin’ Blog Hop! 

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Spellbinders, along with Cosmo Cricket are showcasing their newest products just in time for your Holiday crafting and gift giving.  Lots of creative ideas are in store, as well as prizes galore!  Each participating company has generously donated towards the prize package listed on the Spellbinders Blog.  A total of two identical prize packages, one for each day, November 18 and 19 will be given away!  To enter, just leave a comment on a participating blog!  Comments in the first 48 hours of the post are eligible.  One commenter each day will be randomly selected as the winner.  Winners will be announced on November 22, on the Spellbinders Blog!

Visit all of today’s Holiday Hoppin’ blogs:

Latisha Yoast

Judy Hayes

Kazan Clark

Ashley Cannon Newell

Holly Simoni

Debbie Olson

Heidi Blankenship

Sherry Cheever

Linda Duke

Laurie Schmidlin

Cheryl Marie Walker

Jill Jacobsen

Jennifer Priest

Christina Klauer

Jodi Sanford

Leslie Miller

Mimi Leinbach

Robyn O'Crowley

Sharon Harnist

Liz Hicks

Sarah Hamer

Christie Bryant

Wendy Sue Anderson (that’s me!)

Anary Baumgarth

Jenifer Dove

Gina Krupsky

Today I am using Spellbinders S5-025 Labels Seventeen die template and Cosmo Cricket Pixie-licious products…

This was the first time I’ve ever used Spellbinder dies…it most certainly will not be the last.  I didn’t realize I could use them with my Cuttlebug, but then Debbie shared this great video tutorial (there are a LOT of great ones on this page).  Now I know what I’ll be asking Santa for!

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See all those little label shapes?  I cut them with one of the dies they sent to me.disney_hugs2_filtered

If you look really closely you can see that the edges are embossed…

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I layered a bunch of the tags here – I love that I can place the die anywhere I want on a piece of paper and cut out the shape, then emboss it.  The “happy together” and “butterfly kisses” are both small tags from the elements sheet, but I was able to cut them with the die into the same shape as the patterned papers and then emboss the edges…love how they look together!

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The embossing is really subtle, but I love the detail it adds!disney_hugs_filtered 

Simply leave a comment on my blog to be eligible to win the Spellbinders Holiday Hoppin’ Prize Package!  One winner will be chosen from all the comments on all the blogs participating today.  Comments made in the first 48 hours of this post will be eligible to win.  Winner’s names will be published on the Spellbinders Blog on November 22, and they will have 48 hours to reply to Spellbinders to claim the prizes.

(Be sure to see all of tomorrow’s Holiday Hoppin’ blogs for inspiring projects and another chance to win!)

Thank you!

659 comments:

  1. i love your layout! thanks for charing! hugs nicky

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  2. Cute LO. I just started using them also and I fell in love with them. Can't wait to get more!

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  3. Such a wonderful layout you have made!
    Filled with lovely details!
    Hugs from Maya

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  4. Hi Wendy Sue, great lay out; love the picture and the way you worked it in your LO. Greetz, Frea

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  5. Love this layout, got to dig out my Disneyland photos and get scrapping, thanks for the inspiration.

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  6. Cute Cute Cute! Love the color and the way you used the dies as accents along the side on you layout!! Thanks for sharing

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  7. Love how you used all the labels on your scrapbook page!!!

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  8. Like the use of the labels, or parts of them! :)

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  9. Love these little lable dies! Beth
    bethandgreg@hotmail.com

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  10. Cute subjects and layout! Love the colors and all the little details.

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  11. Wonderful layout. I love the stitching. Gorgeous!

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  12. Fabulous!!!!!!!!!! I enjoy your creativity and LOVE Spellbinder's Nestabilities. Thanks.

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  13. I always love layout ideas! Thanks for the chance to win! cjdempsey9 at msn dot com

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  14. Wow!! Gorgeous layout!! I love the stitching on the project!! Amazing!!!! You put alot of work into this!!! Great job!!!

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  15. What a great layout!!. Nevr thought of sewing te die cuts!! NEATO!!! Love the kids hallween pic to!!!

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  16. I love to see ideas for scrapbooking using Spellbinders. It seems more people have gone to card making (which I love doing), but I still love to scrapbook my memories.

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  17. Thank you for sharing this beautiful layout! I love the layers you created.

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  18. Great great great thanks for sharing your ideas

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  19. Cute cute! I love the layered labels diecuts!

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  20. Adorable! I love how you've used pieces of die cuts on the layout!

    Lauren

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  21. Love the layering of the labels! great layout!

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  22. so very nice ..love color choices

    cathie
    scraphappycat@gmail.com

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  23. Beautiful layout, love the soft colors. Love your use of the dies here.

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  24. You've done such a marvelous job! I'm so glad to be able to use Spellbinders dies in my Cuttlebug also!

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  25. Absolutely gorgeous~ love, love, love this. Thanks so much for sharing your talent!

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  26. Wonderful (and creative)way to hold onto great memories.

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  27. Such sweet photos!
    I really like how those dies emboss!!
    ~natalie

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  28. I really enjoy seeing how the spellbinders dies can be used on layouts. Very nice.

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  29. Thrilled to see people are still scrap booking. What a nice layout.

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  30. Beautiful page! I love all the tags and stitching! Such a sweet photo!

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  31. Love the layout...your boys are so cute!

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  32. What a beautiful page for your scrapbook.
    patriciafife@yahoo.com

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  33. What a cute LO ... I really like how you have cut the die shape into all the different sizes, it's a very creative look!

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  34. Well done and the use of labels, cool. Creative, thanks for sharingk, Tootsie

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  35. Cute layout. Love how you stitched a lot of the elements.

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  36. Darling LO...love how you layered the dies on the left of the photos!

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  37. The embossing does add just that little bump up to the next level! Very, very cute layout. And thank you for using pink on a page about your boys! :)

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  38. What a great layout.

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  39. I love the way you used the dies to make all those tabs.

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  40. cute layout, love how you used the dies as tags

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  41. I really love this layout. What a wonderful use of the tags, and layers upon layers of journaling and the special edge embossing, that only Spellbinders can produce. Wonderful project!

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  42. Love the look of the layered labels. So cute. Thanks

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  43. Beautiful scrapbook page - love all the stitching!

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  44. Great layout..love the colors. Thanks for sharing.

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  45. I just love what you have done! I really like the use of the spellbinders as it gives me new ideas for using the few that I have! Thank you

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  46. Cute layout. TFS
    Kerry

    mommakcrafts.blogspot.com

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  47. I really like how you layered the die cuts!

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  48. Love this layout!! Great colours, and I love the use of the spell binders!!

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  49. A great layout! You wouldn't know this was your first time using the dies. You came up with lots of great ideas!

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  50. what preiceless photos, very pretty layout!

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  51. HOW adorable. I might just have to break out some photos and do a page or two...

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  52. Love the way you used the dies. Great layout!

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  53. Awe...how sweet! Like that you sewed the diecuts on the page.

    http://debrapate.blogspot.com

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  54. Great page...great use of the Spellbinder. I'm headed to Disneyland for New Years....You really gave me great ideas for scrapping...

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  55. you are so creative---cute layout. i just have discovered the spellbinder dies too and LOVE them. I don't know why i didn't discover them sooner---lol

    becky p

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  56. sweet layout!! Thanks for the inspiration

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  57. A wonderful scrapbook page. I love these dies and they are very addictive, you gotta have them all..... LOL.... Thanks for sharing your project.

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  58. Your layout is beautiful. You are so amazingly talented!

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  59. Beautiful layout-I love all of the small details!

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  60. Such a gorgeous creation! I love it! hugz sal xx

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  61. Awesome page! Thanks for sharing your talents.

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  62. LOVE< LOVE< the layout, daughter just got back from there, gives me some great ideas. Thank you for sharing. jman4@comcast.net

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  63. Wonderful page!! Great layout and love the stitching!

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  64. Great layout! THanks for the link to using them with the Cuttlebug! :)

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  65. Wonderful page! You got the most out of those dies!

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  66. Very nice layout. Thanks
    Christiane Richard

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  67. What a clever way to use those dies. The LO is adorable, the sewing is lovely!

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  68. Wonderful layout. Really like the way you used the dies.

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  69. Great LO. Love the details.

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  70. You have created some very special layouts here. Great use of the dies as accents. Lovely choice of colors too!

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  71. So cute.. clever way to use the dies! :)

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  72. Love those graduated dies on that page! Super idea.

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  73. You always have the most amazing and inspiring cards. I just love visiting your blog and seeing all your creations!

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  74. Love your layout. Thanks for sharing.

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  75. Lovely layout and clever use of the labels.

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  76. What an adorable layout! Thanks for the inspirations. :)

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  77. OMG - How creative! You've inspired me! Thanks for sharing! Have a great day!

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  78. What a sweet layout. Great work

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  79. Oh how sweet is that picture prefect for this layout! Thank you for sharing.

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  80. Love all the little details. Nice display of wonderful pictures. Thanks for sharing.

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  81. Very lovely use of the labels dies! Thanks to Spellbinders and you for the chance to win!

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  82. Love these pictures and your creativity is amazing...!

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  83. Love your layout and how you stitched the borders. Super cute. Thank for sharing.

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  84. What a sweet, sweet layout! Your pictures are precious and I just loved the stitching you did on it.

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  85. Your layout is so fun! I love the colors and all the great layers! Thanks very much!...Nancy :o)

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  86. Thanks for sharing this stunning creation!

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  87. Thank you so much for showing us your great work! I love spellbinders and they work so well in my Cuttlebug!

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  88. pretty LO! love how you used the labels as embellishments.

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  89. What a neat layout. I love Spellbinder dies too.

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  90. I love the layered tags on the side of the layout. Brilliant!

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  91. Cute layout! Spellbinders dies add a certain something to EVERY project - wow!

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  92. Love your labels (It's one of my fav Spellbinder dies too!) and the cute stacked title alphas.
    Thanks for sharing! :o)

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  93. Just loved how you used the dies for the page. Great job

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  94. Love the colors--such a great layout!!

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  95. So pretty! I love all those little details with the Spellbinders. Just precious!
    Have a fantastic rest of the week!
    Hugs,
    Michaela

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  96. Such an adorable layout with all the details! Adorable photos too!

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  97. Pretty layout love how you used the spellbinder dies
    Marilyn

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  98. FABULOUS layout!!! Love the colors and how you mounted the photos!

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  99. What a great layout. I love that you used them on a layout. Sometimes I forget they can be used for more than just cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  100. I am always so impressed with the stitching on paper projects- it looks so fabulous! Excellent work!

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  101. this is fantastic, thanks for the chance to win!!!!

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  102. cute layout thanks for sharing

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  103. Wendy Sue -

    For someone who has never used Spellbinder dies, you've taken to them like you've used them forever. What a lovely job you've done with your layout - just beautiful!

    Elaine Allen

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  104. This is so sweet! Very colorful and the kids are so happy!

    Warm Holiday wishes,
    Jennifer

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  105. Love what you did with cutting the die and sewing it along the edge. Thanks for sharing that.

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  106. Well for a first-timer using Spellbinder's dies you created a beautiful layout!! I love, love the label shape you used!

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  107. What a great layout, and for first time, can't believe it!!!

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  108. Nice layouts. Like the idea of partial use of the die cuts.

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  109. Such a great layout and a wonderful idea for the die cuts. Thanks for sharing with us.
    Gail

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  110. wendy, like the sewing on the layout, adds lots of texture to the layout
    ava
    cottagerca

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  111. Lovely layout. All the added details just wonderful. TFS

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  112. The boys look so cute together! Love your layout with all the shapes!

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  113. I LOVE Spellbinders dies!! What did we do before they came along. Beautiful Layout!

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  114. I really enjoy the spellbinder dies as well. I like how you used the labels 17 on this project with the layering. That is a great project. I am sure that you will use more of them. Thanks for sharing.
    Gale

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  115. Wow! I love this layout! I also love the stitching on it! Great work. Thank you for sharing!!

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  116. wonderful use of the die and the stitching is a nice touch

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  117. Love your layout and the kids are adorable!

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  118. I own this set and I LOVE IT... love what you've done with yours! Your stitching is great, (my machine eats my attempts) Great job!

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  119. Wendy, you are so Talented and always do amazing work...wish I had half of your creativity.

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  120. Wow so many comments already this is amazing..
    Good luck to all.. What a wonderful Thing for this time of year.
    The spellbinders grand are on my wish list this year.
    Amazing sample thanks again for the fun chance to win.

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  121. great job with the layout. Thanks for sharing.

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  122. What a darling layout! Thanks for sharing. Ciao db:)

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  123. Nice work and great display using your spellbinder dies. Thanks for sharing.

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  124. Welcome to the world of Spellbinders! I couldn't do my projects without them. Very cute layout! The stitching adds such a nice touch.

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  125. Hi - wow love the layout and the label shapes are fab !!jane

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  126. OMG! That's so sweet! I have 2 teenage boys and hugs are rare with them these days - lol!

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  127. Cute page. I love the way you layered the die cuts. Great job.

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  128. Great page! Love how you used the die cuts as embellishments.

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  129. like that you used parts of the labels great job

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  130. I always admire your projects and this is no exception! I love the multiple labels overlapping one another!

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  131. I'm going to have to go buy labels 17 now!

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  132. Cute layout and great use of these Spellbinder labels. Love the way you used them and embossed.

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  133. Really cute layout. Know you will be addicted to spellbinders dies now....LOL.

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  134. great layout - the embossing is just perfect

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  135. What a wonderful layout...it kept me busy just looking at all the elements.

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  136. What an adorable page. Love the Disney Hugs! Angie Walters

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  137. Mmmm I love the "rectangular-ness" of this shape - so pretty cut from patterned paper too :)

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  138. Very cute layout! Love it!!
    www.dawnicakorner.blogspot.com

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