Saturday, May 23, 2009

Happy Saturday and.....

EDITED to announce the winner! My DD Amanda picked visitor #9 AZKisses73 THANKS EVERYONE for stopping by and your sweet comments.. you made mine and my Amandas weekend!!! I still need to get to the blogs.. I plan to tomorrow..

HAPPY BLOG HOPPIN!!! Oh I adore blog hops!!




THANKS for stopping by... I am playing along with CARDS FOR HEROES Blog Hop today (this weekend!)!! If your just stopping in and want to begin at the 1st blog.. click the link!! there are over 100 blogs playing along!




My sweet Amanda (age 9 ) wanted to join in the FUN! so she also made a card! I am gonna share hers first... she used my NEW PTI stamps! and the sentiment is from Hero Arts





















And Mine! Also my new PTI stamps and Hero Arts sentiment! Twine is from PTI, pearls from Micheals! Ink PTI, and CTMH , CS PTI, Bazzill and unknown!

















I found out about Cards For HEROES from Jennifer McGuires blog! I am looking forward to supporting them... We have a cousin in the Army.. getting ready for another tour... We are so THANKFUL for all the servicemen and women do.. and PRAY for them and their familys.. I am happy to have found Cards For HEROES so we can send cards, and letters to let them know we are GRATEFUL for what they do!

NOW here is what you do next.. HOP on over to Lyneen's Blog peek at what she is sharing!!! I saw a RAK too!!

Oh did I say too!!! Guess what.. I have one too!! You see that FUN scallop edge on my card!! I have that punch up for grabs.. Fiskars Apron Lace Border Punch!! Just leave some love here.. Amanda will pick a winner monday night!! :)
THANKS for stopping by... Happy HOPPING!! and Happy Memorial Day weekend!!

NEXT STOP ON THE HOP.......
Lyneen's Blog

151 comments:

  1. How sweet that your daughter made a card too!

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  2. The cards are great!
    What a great blog hop to be part of!

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  3. Beautiful beautiful cards Beth and Amanda!! I just love the stars, so happy you were able to play with those new stamps. And love the apron lace punch giveaway!!

    Have a fantastic weekend!

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  4. Both cards are just spectacular!

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  5. Love love love both of them! I love how Amanda spaced the stars and the great LO! Wow! And of course, yours is lovely too Beth! :) Love the border you created and the great bg!

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  6. Love your cards! i just ordered that set of stamps from PTI, I wish I had them for this weekend!

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  7. COOL cards, how sweet your DD made one too!

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  8. Love your cards. So glad to have found your blog.

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  9. That is great that your Daughter made a card too.. They are both great..
    Hope you have a safe and happy Memorial Day ♥

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  10. Great job on the card ladies! Have a great long weekend =)

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  11. I love both the cards. I love blog hops too...such fun!

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  12. Oh my...what wonderful cards! Your daughters is simply precious! OK, you too! :)
    TFS!

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  13. Great cards! Thanks for supporting our troops.

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  14. Love these cards, love the kraft cardstock on the second one with the white, looks great! Happy Memorial day!

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  15. Such lovely star creations!! Love your card using the kraft card stock!! TFS! ;)

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  16. Fun! And such sweet cards. So happy to be doing the blog hop for such a good cause with such a great, generous group of talented peeps! *smile*

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  17. love your cards!

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  18. What sweet cards! Your daughter is very creative & talented like her mom! Thanks so much for supporting CFH. Have a great weekend

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  19. Both cards are so adorable those stars are super cute!!

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  20. LOVE the cards and that your daughter played along! Thanks for suppporting the troops!

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  21. How fun to have your daughter make cards with you!

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  22. Wow, two CFS bloggers in one day, this is such a wonderful card! Nice job.

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  23. I like your card. I hope you make more. Thank you for letting us see your card. Love, Gigi Nolan (age 7)

    [as typed by her Mommy, Deborah, at dominodebi.typepad.com]

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  24. Adorable cards! I love those stamps!

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  25. Awesome cards!!! I am getting warmed up to crank out a few of these babies!!!

    And sure! I would love to be entered into your giveaway!

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  26. Such cute cards! I love that your daughter got involved! As the spouse of a deployed solider I am touched to see this outpouring of creativity for such an awesome cause! Thanks for your time and energy!

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  27. love your cards
    Thanks for helping in this event. I am a proud Army MOM

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  28. Great cards. They are super cute!

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  29. Crisp, Clean, Simple... love them.
    Thanks for supporting Cards for Heroes!

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  30. Talent clearly runs in your family! Love both the cards.
    Thanks for sharing with us on the CFH blog hop!

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  31. Thanks for participating in the bloghop and contributing cards. So sweet that your daughter made a card too.

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  32. I love that your daughter made a card too!!

    I really love the stars :)

    Thanks for a chance to win the lace punch!

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  33. How sweet that your dd made a card!
    Love your blog & your cards, thanks for participating in the blog hop!

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  34. I love that you and your daughter made such lovely cards to thank our heroes!
    Enjoy the holiday weekend!

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  35. Cute cards! I love those Papertrey Ink stamps! And the border punch is adorable.

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  36. How wonderful your cards are!!!! I love them- those who receive them will be thrilled to know you took the time to think of them :)

    Have a wonderful and blessed weekend!

    xoxo
    Sara

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  37. This is such an exciting event!

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  38. This hop has been such a blast! Thanks!

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  39. That is so cool that your dd made a card! How sweet. Thanks for sharing, and making the cards that you do for our soldiers!

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  40. Love your cards! Thanks for sharing! It's great that your daughter is participating too! My pleasure to hop on in!

    Cindi

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  41. You and Amanda made such wonderful cards. Thanks for participating

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  42. love your card! I just received the PTI stamps and love them! TFS!

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  43. Both of these cards are wonderful!

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  44. Love your card and your DD's card, great fun for you both I bet!

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  45. Love your cards. They are so pretty!!

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  46. the cards are awesome!

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  47. Oh my word your cards are adorable!!! Thanks for including your whole family in the hop!

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  48. Perfect. Thank you cards! Someone will really love getting those. They are so nice.

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  49. these are great and I love the scallop!

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  50. As a military wife, please let me say thank you for what you are doing. It's so good to know that there are others thinking of our loved one's when they're in harms way. What a wonderful way of showing your appreciation!

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  51. What super duper great cards!!! LOVE all the stars! :)

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  52. Loved both your cards. Great way for mom and daughter to bond for such a great cause. Great punch give away.

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  53. great job girls! My style is similar to yours, Amanda... glad to see you're getting in on the fun.

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  54. Both cards are just great and what an awesome activity to do with your daughter!

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  55. Wow Amanda! That card rocks!

    jenniferlynnhansen at yahoo dot com

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  56. Love them both. Really wonderful cards. Now I have to find those stamps from PTI! :)

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  57. Love your cards! Stars are one of my favorite stamps!

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  58. Love your daughter's card as well as yours. Thanks for helping out this great organization.

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  59. Sending a thank you for your cousin's service to our country.

    Diane S

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  60. Such beautiful cards and a very patriotic way of saying Thank You to our troops!

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  61. I absolutely love the cards you and your daughter made. I am going to have my children share some inspiration as well. Thank you!

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  62. Fabulous cards! It's great that your daughter got involved!

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  63. Your cards are great! Thank you for supporting our troops!

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  64. I really like the card your daughter made- simple and cute. It's great to get the kids involved in such a great cause.

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  65. LOVE your cards - they are so pretty. So glad to have found your blog through the hop. :)

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  66. Love your cards! And how sweet for your daughter to want to get involved. Thanks for sharing.

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  67. Love those cards. I may just have to order that set. Thanks for sharing!

    Robbie

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  68. I love your use of stars here. So cute!

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  69. Great cards! Thanks for supporting such a fabulous cause.

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  70. A beautiful card and so wonderful that you made it a family project.

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  71. Well done on your card!
    Long live our Heroes!
    ~ginny

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  72. Thanks for the chance to win and for such a good cause, too.

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  73. Thanks for the chance to win and for such a good cause, too.

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  74. beautiful cards Ladies!! your dd's card is just adorable!!!

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  75. Really cute cards! Thank you for sharing them with us!

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  76. Cool cards, love the colors

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  77. WOW - LOVE your daughters card it is beautiful. Thanks for instilling in the young ones that service for our country is honorable. BTW, your card is beautiful too - love the stars all over it. TFS Blessings.

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  78. Beautiful cards! Happy Memorial Day weekend!

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  79. Great! My daughter likes to make cards too! Have fun!

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  80. Love your cards! Please keep on supporting CFH - they are such an amazing group. My husband is a Naval Gulf War vet. I am inspired by how all the bloggers support each other too! Have an amazing weekend.

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  81. You have two very beautiful cards here! Love them! Thank you for supporting out troups.

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  82. The card-making gene has definitely landed. I love both of your cards! The inspiration I'm getting seeing all this creativity on the bloghop is fantastic.

    Isn't this bloghop an amazing event?? I had never heard of CFH before and I'm looking forward to celebrating Memorial Day with my kids as we make cards to send in to CFH. :)

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  83. Hey Bethie! I love your card and your daughter did a great job! Happy Memorial Day weekend!

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  84. Love the cards!! Thanks for sharing...have a great weekend!

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  85. You both made gorgeous cards!! I like the simplicity and great color combo!

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  86. love the cards.

    I know whomever receives it will love it.

    M.E.

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  87. Love your cards!!~ I think it's great that your daughter wanted to make a card also - a very beautiful card!!! Keep up the good work!

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  88. Love these cards, the simplicity and the kraft paper are fantastic.
    thanks for sharing

    ceashark at aol dot com

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  89. Great cards! I love those stars. :)

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  90. Fun cards and fun links!

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  91. Great cards- make sure your daughter knows how impressed everyone is!

    In addition to sending some cards, I'm trying to do my little bit for CFH. I have added a link to this blog hop and embedded the CHF youtube video on my blog. I hope it brings many more people to participate in this wonderful group.

    Thanks for all you do!

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  92. Beautiful cards - your daughter obviously shares your talent!

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  93. How beautiful is your card! My kids are 6 and 3 and love to stamp too. I have to ask if that banner picture was taken at Powell Gardens? I grew close to there in Missouri and we used to go every May Day and make baskets.

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  94. Great Cards. I'm going to have to order those stamps. I already have the punch.

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  95. Great that your daughter wanted to help too. Our K-4th graders at church made cards to send. I'm sure the cards will be appreciated!

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  96. adorable cards - love the stars! Thank you for supporting our troops and CFH! Have a wonderful Memorial Weekend!

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  97. What a great way to spend a weekend. So glad your daughter enjoys making cards as much as you do.

    Have a great weekend and get lots of cards done.

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  98. Great cards! Love that you are sharing your craft with your daughter. Both of your kids are beautiful.

    Thanks for sharing and supporting CFH!

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  99. Love your cards and love it that you got your daughter involved -tell her that hers is very good too!

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  100. the stars are beautiful!thanks to your family!!

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  101. Love your card! Please keep on supporting CFH - they are such an amazing group. My husband is a Naval Gulf War vet. I am inspired by how all the bloggers support each other too! Have an amazing weekend.

    Marcy

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  102. Love your cards.. thanks so much for being part of the hop and helping us get the word about CFH about and about.

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  103. great cards! What an inspiration. Thanks for being involved in such an amazing project!

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  104. Love your cards - TFS and thanx for the blog candy opp!

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  105. Go Amanda!! What an awesome card... even if a grown-up made it. I love that you angled the stars. And Beth, I DO love that scalloped edge... haven't seen it before.

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  106. Nice cards... thanks to involve your family in make cards for heros.. all are pretty.

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  107. Okay, your daughter's card is awesome. Never would've thought an experienced stamper didnt' do it. Love your card too ;-)

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  108. Love the mother daughter card effort.

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  109. I love both cards! This is a wonderful organization to support!

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  110. I am in love with kraft paper-and you nailed this cards. Gorgeous. Your daughter has skills-better watch out! Thanks to both of you for supporting our troops.

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  111. I have enjoyed each blog hop, and thank you and your daughter for participating. Both cards are amazing.

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  112. Glad you were one of the stops today. The cards are great.

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  113. Awww your cards are awesome...I love your daughter's, it's darling! (And yours is pretty stinkin cute too!)

    Thanks so much for helping out our heroes and hop hop hoppin' along!

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  114. Thanks for thinking of our true heros!

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  115. I'm really enjoying this blog hop!

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  116. I love both of your cards!

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  117. I love both the cards.

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  118. Love your cards!!! Love that scallop punch...Thanks for supporting our troops... also thanks for the RAK.

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  119. Such great cards - that set is perfect for CFH cards - I might have to go get me one.......

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  120. Very pretty cards!

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  121. I wish I had a girl that wanted to get all inky with me too! Both are great cards! Thanks for the chance! :o)

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  122. I absolutely LOVE your cards. Both of them ROCK! Thanks for sharing and for your support of our service men and women. Happy Memorial Day.

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  123. Beautiful cards, just beautiful!

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  124. I don't need to be entered into the drawing but it's sweet of you to give something away :)
    Just wanted to let you know I love your cards, chica!

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  125. CUTE CUTE cards! Love that your daughter is involved!!!

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  126. How lovely your cards from you and your daughter.What a great blog.Loved the punch and many thanks for your support to our military.Hugs,Ina

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  127. Happy Memorial Day! Your cards are beautiful and thank you for your creativity and dedication to this great cause. : ) Sb

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  128. Tell your daughter I LOVE he card! and yours too! How fun to be making them together!
    This is an awesome way to honor our troops today!

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  129. Love the cards, and what fun and what a great blog hop to be part of.

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  130. Terrific looking cards!

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  131. beautiful cards and so sweet of your daughter to participate too!

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  132. Amanda's card looks just as good as yours! WOW! Some real talent in your family here!!!

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  133. Great card and a special person you are

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  134. How fun to hop through! I love that your daughter participated as well, both cards are wonderful. TFS.

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  135. Great cards girls! I think it is great that you and your daughter share this wonderful hobby and that you are encouraging her to give to others. Thanks for your support of CFH. Isn't Jennifer a wonderful crafter? I love her web site.

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  136. beautiful cards and well done to your girl!

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  137. Your daughter is a natural. She will be taking over the stamp room soon. Great cards, thank you for sharing.

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  138. both of your cards are beautiful. TFS

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  139. love love love your contribution to this wonderful organization. I will be joining in myself
    Thanks for sharing

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  140. That is soooo sweet your daughter wanted to join you. I bet you are so proud of her.

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  141. My daughter makes cards with me also! Thank you so much for participating with us this weekend, and please tell your daughter that we thank her as well for her support of Cards for Heroes!

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  142. Wonderful cards from a family effort!!
    Kerilou

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  143. I have 2 daughters and they are grown now (23 & 20). We have crafted to gether since they could hold a crayon. Now I feel all mushy! Anyway when they come home we still make cards and one of them loves to scrapbook. I think that both of you will cherish the crafting time you have together forever. Beautiful job, thank you for sharing.

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  144. Thanks for sharing the love and the blog candy. Your daughter has a cardmakers eye for sure. And it's wonderful she wanted to share her talents with someone far from home.

    Bless you both for making a difference. - Jean

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  145. AWESOME Beth and Amanda!!

    LOVE YOU!!!
    MOM/TUTU

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