Seasons Givings Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Seasons Givings Blog Hop


I am excited and honored to be a part of the Seasons Givings Blog Hop, to say 'THANK YOU' to you for following my blog this year as I share my creations, art and passion for papercrafting!

As a way to thank you for all of your support I have a giveaway!

Simply leave a comment on this post sharing with me one papercrafting accomplishment you plan to achieve in 2017. I will announce the winner on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. International entries are welcome!

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Erica Houtghton [YOU ARE HERE]

Happy New Year!


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147 comments

  1. A major papercrafting goal for 2017 is to open an Etsy store! Happy New Year!

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  2. Shaker Cards are on my list for 2017! Fun exciting and cute....

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  3. I'm planning to achieve to doing more interactive cards in my future.

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  4. WOOPS! I left my comment on the wrong post.....LOL
    Anyway as I was saying.....
    One thing I'm really hoping to accomplish in 2017 is to my very best at my DT position. I also want to learn how to use Copics properly. I envy those who are so awesome at it, and I really want to learn how to achieve that look. I hope you have a blessed 2017, and I look forward to stopping by again. You really have some amazing art work.
    Thanks for taking part.
    Blessings,
    Karen Letchworth
    www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

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  5. My accomplishment goal is to learn how to blend and color better. Mkschmidt4atgmaildotcom

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  6. Happy New Year!!! Thank you for all the fun inspiration and this wonderful giveaway!!!! I want to start using water colors on my cards this new year, wish me luck!!!!

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  7. Happy new year, what an awesome giveaway, thanks for sharing!

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  8. One papercrafting achievement I hope to accomplish this year is to resurrect my neglected blog and post at least one project a week . May 2017 bring you health and prosperity. Happy New Year!

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  9. I hope to learn to do brush lettering in 2017. Thank you for being a part of this awesome blog hop. Wishing you a very happy New Year!

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  10. Hey Erica I just saw your blog and I am impressed ! I always try but it never looks as good as from you guys. Greetings from Germany ! :)

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  11. Happy New Year!! Loving your work!

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  12. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity and artistry; you inspire me so much. My crafting goal for 2017 is to try to create at least once a week. Doesn't seem like a lot but balancing work, my family, and taking care of my mom leaves little time for anything else but crafting freshens my soul so it's important.

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  13. I would love to make more crafting videos

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  14. i'd love to create and send more cards!! :)

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  15. Thanks for being part of this great hop! Happy new year! I really want to work more on CAS cards this year x

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  16. LOVE your gorgeous style!
    I hope to keep my desk top clean and organized. Sounds easy, doesn't it? It isn't for me. I started yesterday and wow, what a difference when I walked into my craft room this morning.

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  17. Amazing!! I hope to have all my Christmas cards done by summer this year, we will see!

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  18. Happy New Year Erica. Keep on creating.

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  19. I would like to pull out my Inktense pencils more. Can't get better at them if I never practice! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  20. Happy New Year! I plan to start a monthly journal this year!

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  21. Hmmm ... my crafty goal for 2017 would be to get back to creating birthday cards for Seniors Secret Service. I had to take the last year off because of health reasons but now that I'm doing better I'd like to donate to them again. Thanks! Also, I want to start using some of my older products as well as new ones.
    Cheers
    Karen
    www.paintedmountaincards.blogspot.ca

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  22. I plan to do some purging (and giving away), as well as create with long-neglected products.

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  23. Great inspiration! I'm going to try to stay ahead of each holiday so my cards are ready to mail and give out! Thanks so much for the chance to win and Happy New Year!

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  24. I need to practice slider cards

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  25. Happy New Year!! I'm planning at being better at my copic coloring with the hair on my images!

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  26. I plan to work on my cards, and send them off to charity.
    Happy New Year, and thank for the chance to win.

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  27. Wedding cards for 3 grand children and 1 daughter.
    emily65

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  28. I want to master the art of downsizing and organization!!! Thanks for the chance to win such a great prize! Happy New Year to you!

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  29. 2017 - goal is to complete a new project every week! 52 projects by the end of 2017! Woot! Happy New Year!

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  30. I'm going to improve my stenciling
    and my use of watercolors. Both
    are fun and relaxing.
    thanks for the offer of a gift.
    Happy New Year

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  31. More Art Journal. I only did a couple pages last year and want to do one at least once a month. Happy New Year!!

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  32. I plan to take my card making to a higher level by trying out some of the techniques I have seen on the on-line tutorials I have watched.

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  33. Hi, Erica! My crafting goal for 2017 is to submit an entry in at least one challenge every week.

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  34. I need to get my card making supplies unpacked (just moved) but am anxious to do more mixed media and playing with color.

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  35. I plan to do our wedding albim.
    Happy New Year!
    hugs, Ŧĭƙĭ
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  36. I wante to learn more about making cards and especially like the shaker cards.

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  37. Happy New Year! I am planning at creating every day - even if it's a small thing - every. single. day.

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  38. Happy New Year! I plan on completing my daughters scrapbook of her wedding...hopefully before her 2nd anniversary! lol Thanks for the giveaway!

    stephs361@yahoo.com

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  39. Happy New Year - I just want to spend more time in my craft room and get caught up on all the ideas in my head! Learn a few new techniques and share my love of stamping by holding more classes.

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  40. Happy New year! Thanks for the chance to win. I'm looking forward to improving both my water coloring and Copic skills this year!

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  41. What an inspirational blog hop - I would like to make more shaker cards in 2017. They are so fun!

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  42. Happy New Year! I want to make more cards in 2017!

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  43. Wow! Thank you for being part of this amazing Blog Hop!!! My crafty goals for the New Year are making my first mini album and more and more cards!!! Happy New Year!!!

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  44. I hope to make and actually send cards out this year. Happy New Year!

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  45. For me it's definitely to start teaching in my local craft store. I'm already so excited about that :)
    Happy New Year!!!

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  46. I am planning on just creating more. I didn't create enough in 2016.

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  47. Your art work is amazing, Erica. Thanks for taking part in this amazing blog hop.
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    Sierra
    www.sierrasgift.blogspot.com

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  48. Happy new year! My 2017 crafty goal is to learn how to use alcohol markers.

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  49. Happy New Year Erica! My goal for 2017 is to make cards for our local hospital gift shop!

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  50. I'd like to combine more of hand written calligraphy and card making. I'd also love to improve my colouring.
    Thank you for a chance to win !
    Happy, healthy and creative 2017 !

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  51. I'm looking forward to trying Copic markers this year! Happy New Year!

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  52. Happy New YEar. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  53. Planning on trying "new" mediums for the new year AND also to continue teaching a stamping class that began the end of 2016! ;) HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU & YOURS! ;)

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  54. My goal in 2017 is to spend more time in my craft room.

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  55. I want to learn to use colored inks for stamping and other techniques. Love your work and layouts. Happy New Year.

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  56. Happy 2017! I plan on doing a craftroom makeover. Wish me luck

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  57. My crafty goal is to get my Christmas cards done earlier this year. Happy New Year!

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  58. I want to do water colors! And have cards ready ahead of time - rather than rushing at the last minute. Happy New Year!

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  59. I plan to make more shape type cards in 2017 - thank you for the hop and for the prize you are offering as well - Happy New Year 2017! Blessings!~

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  60. In 2017 I hope to get more crafting in and to get my ct room organizing do.

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  61. I would like to find enough time to create more layout kits in 2017.

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  62. Thank you for your inspiration! I plan to work on using more of my scraps up in 2017!

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  63. Happy New Year! I hope to finish an old uncompleted project for each new one I start.

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  64. Last year was an "off" year for making cards and paper projects so this year I plan on getting back on track and making more. I also want to be organized enough so I get birthday cards made and MAILED so the recipients receive them on time.

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  65. I plan to get some mini albums done. Happy New Year!
    God bless,
    Peggy Allen

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  66. I want to learn to blend colored pencils and markers better so that my coloring goes to the next level! Happy New Year and thanks for the chance to win some goodies!

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  67. Happy New Year Erica! I'm planning to make my cards a month ahead so I won't be late sending out my birthday cards. Hope you have a blessed 2017.

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  68. My goal is to submit more cards and projects for consideration for publication. Hopefully I will be published!

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  69. I hope to to be able create ahead this year. I would like to have a supply of cards to pull from instead of rushing to create something at the last minute. Happy New Year!

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  70. I plan to finish organizing my craft room and improving my watercoloring skills.

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  71. I am hoping to learn how to use my Copics, properly! (My blending leaves a LOT to be desired!) I only have a very few markers but hope to get more and really get a grasp on it!

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  72. I hope to make more cards and open a Etsy shop to help support my family :)

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  73. I want to learn to be better with my coloring.

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  74. my goal in 2017 is to add another dimension to my cards. maybe acrylic or gel paints or colorburst.

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  75. Happy New Year!! Thanks for the opportunity to win. I hope to start scrapbooking.

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  76. Love these peeks you're showing us! Great color combo and details!
    I am hoping to learn some watercolor techniques to use on my cards!
    Happy New Year!

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  77. A paper craft goal of mine this year is art journaling.

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  78. My goal for 2017 is to combine machine stitching and card making.

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  79. I want to learn to use my copies without it bleeding thru my paper so that's my goal happy new year

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  80. My goal in 2017 is to complete my son's high school grad album before June!

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  81. Happy New Year. Thank you for participating in this year's Season's Giving, and offering such a generous prize. My goal is to improve my coloring skills - watercolor and copics.

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  82. Happy New Year! I want to make more time to make pretty things :)

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  83. My goal is to make lots of cards and send them to the various bloggers that sponsor collecting cards for good causes.

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  84. My 2017 goal for crafting is to master mixing in patterned paper to my cards.

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  85. Happy 2017 and thanks for the giveaway.
    One of my goals is to try more techniques on my cards.

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  86. I am planning to use as much of my patterned paper as I can, and not buy any more before my stash is greatly reduced!

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  87. I plan on making a binder where I will display a technique sample(picture), instructions and my toughts on the process.

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  88. I would like to keep my craft table more organised! Thanks for the chance to win! 🙂

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  89. My goal is to scrapbook my Disney World trip!

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  90. I am going to try making ATC cards!

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  91. Hi,
    In 2017 I plan to work on my kids school of life albums. I am using Project life to make it happen!! Happy New Year.

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  92. Thank you for the giveaway! I would like to plan my own wedding invitations!!

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  93. My crafty goal is this year to be more creative and learn new techniques, especially I want to play with Chameleon pens!

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  94. Happy 2017! I have to practice more on color pencil blending.

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  95. My crafty goal is to clean out and organize my craft room- 10 hours this weekend and the goal is accomplished. Next goal- get caught up scrapbooking. I want to empty the basket filled with the preschool art projects.

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  96. Thank you for the opportunity to win your giveaway! I plan to ave cards ready before each holiday this year! Happy New Year!

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  97. One specific goal in 2017 is to make a different multi fold card.I try to make a different one each Christmas for each grandchild - I want to continue the tradition.

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  98. Happy New Year!! My crafty goal for 2017 is to work on my coloring techniques, and also I do a card once a week 😊

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  99. What a fun blog hop! I've never done one of these before. I'd like to learn more about watercoloring techniques in 2017.

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  100. My want to learn more about brush lettering!

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  101. I plan on being more productive making cards for our church card ministry.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  102. I'm going to create something each week no matter what this year!

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  103. My goal this year is to complete all my unfinished projects. That will certainly be an accomplishment that I would be pretty darn proud of! Cheers.

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  104. My crafty goals for 2017: Organize, stamp, colour, cut, adhere, embellish ...and repeat! ♥ Thank you for the generous prize opportunity. Cheers to an exciting & crafty new year!

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  105. Thanks for the inspiration and for the opportunity to win such a generous prize!I'd like to finish scrapbooking previous years pictures.

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  106. In 2017 I want to try copic coloring

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  107. Beautiful work on your
    blog and thanks for the
    giveaway!
    Carla from Utah

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  108. OMGosh how fun. For 2017, I just want to graduate from college and get back to making my scrappy things. I would love to see more water color techniques, especially backgrounds. Thank you for the chance to win. Happy New Year!!!

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  109. Happy New Year! I want to organize my craft room so I can be more creative and work on my copic coloring. Thank you for participating in the blog hop and giving us a chance to win a great prize.

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  110. Happy New Year!! I found an old Paper Crafts Magazine and want to challenge myself to follow along with each of the tip & technique in the special issue!

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  111. I plan to make all of my Christmas cards this year.Thanks for having me.

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  112. I plan to mail birthday cards instead of waiting until the last minute and having to hand deliver them, which is not always possible. Thanks for the opportunity to win such generous prizes. I wish you have a happy and prosperous 2017.

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  113. I'm going to work really hard on using up my bits and pieces stash, AND I have 3 paper packs that are just down to scraps that I am going to try to use up as well.

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  114. My goal for 2017 is to learn more about watercoloring! I love the look but have not practiced enough to be happy with my work.

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  115. I'm new to card crafting so hope to ,earn more about many techniques and my goal is 1 card a week!

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  116. My resolution is to SHARE more handmade cards this year, to let others know how special they are. Too many times I just can't let go!! This year I hope to encourage, support and simply say 'hi' to more friends, family & co-workers!

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  117. Happy New Year, Erica! 2017 craft goal is build my card stash for all occasions and complete Christmas card making by December 1. Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway!

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  118. I'd like to make card sets for my close friends & some family members! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  119. I want to finish my 2016 and 2014 Project Life pages. I finished 2015 this past year. Thank you for your generosity.

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  120. I would like to make more cards in 2017

    Kathleen

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  121. Beautiful colors! I have a crafty goal to learn layered stamping techniques and create beautiful cards! Have a warm and wonderful 2017!
    Michele

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  122. Thank you, Erica, for your crafty inspiration throughout 2016. One major goal for me, for 2017 is to learn to do altered bottles. I would also love to become better at Coloring with my copics. Thank you for taking part in the Seasons of Giving Blog Hop and for the chance to win your giveaway! Happy 2017!

    Sammibug in Ohio

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  123. Happy New Year Erica!
    One of my crafy goals is to organize organize organize! Should that be counted as three goals? :-)

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  124. I am going to do some different things this year. Venture into new territory. I am excited about it. Happy New Year!

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  125. love the colors, thanks for the chance to win.

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  126. I want to make a box of ready to go cards for any occasion, and practice letter brushing. Have a great 2017!

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  127. My goal is to send out more of the cards I make

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  128. A crafty goal is to enter more card making challenges in order to grow as a card maker.

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  129. Thank you so much for participating in the blog hop. It's been a great opportunity to check out a lot of new ideas and inspiration.

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  130. I just want to get more organized and try some new techniques and crafts

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  131. Those colours are so pretty! In 2017, I would like to make multiple cards of the same design.Happy New Year!

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  132. Other than try new techniques my goal is to make more cards to give to organizations will share them to people who could use a lift to their day.

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  133. Happy 2017!! I plan on learning some copic coloring!! tks!

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  134. I am hoping to make 50 cards this year. Wish me luck! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  135. I plan on stepping out of my paper crafting comfort zone this year and learning some new techniques including coloring with Copic markers. Thanks for participating in this amazing blog hop! Happy New Year!

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  136. I plan on learning to use watercolor mediums...and blending. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  137. Not sure if I made it in, but thanks for the chance to win!

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  138. My crafty goal for this year is to learn to watercolor with the set of zig clean color real brush markers my husband got me for Christmas! Happy New Year! Thank you for participating in this blog hop and giving us a chance to win a great prize!

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  139. I plan to stamp and create more cards, in general.

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  140. Thanks for the chance to win. I hope to make more time to make cards and try new techniques. Happy 2017

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  141. I am hope to get organized so I cam be more creative. Thanks for being in the hop and a chance to win.
    gildamc@hotmail.com

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