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Blog Hop for Janelle

Today some friends from the Papertrey Forum are having a blog hop for our friend, Janelle.  She has had some rough times lately with her health, so we are trying to add a little sunshine to her life today.  Janelle, we love you, and we hope today is a brighter day for you.  I hope you smile from ear to ear today, knowing there are so many wonderful people in your corner rooting for you.  Many hugs, prayers and well-wishes.  Mwah!

To see the rest of the blog hop ladies, go here.

Paper: PTI Fine Linen, Royal Velvet
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Garden Green
Stamps: PTI Year of Flowers: Violets, Communique Curves Sentiments
Other: PTI Edgers #3 die, Book Print Impression Plate, Copic markers, dimensional tape, Offray ribbon
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  1. Gorgeous!
    That violet is just stunning...
    the colors and shading...
    Just a truly gorgeous, cheerful card! :)

  2. So you had to "show" off your new Copic skills that you obtained with Debbie ........ girl you are rocking the Violet ...... the leaves look like they are turned up on the end ........ BEAUTIFUL!!! I know Janelle will love this ~ and it will for sure bring a smile to her face!!!!

  3. Love those colors. Beautiful card Cheryl!

  4. So pretty Cheryl, love the coloring.

  5. Simply gorgeous and elegant Cheryl! Love how you colored the flower with so much dimension. It looks like it pops off the page!

  6. Gorgeous! That violet is popping off the paper! Beautiful card, Cheryl!

  7. WOW Cheryl this is beautiful! Your coloring is wonderful. Love the impression on the base too.

  8. Wow, this is beautiful! I love your colouring-- it's fabulous!

  9. Wow! Gorgeous and oh so elegant! I love the sheer bow you chose for this.

  10. You have some crazy-awesome Copic coloring skills, Cheryl! This is beautiful! It looks like a painting!

  11. Your flower is absolutely stunning. What a beautiful card you made for Janelle.

  12. This is so pretty!! Great job with your coloring!

  13. What an absolutely beautiful card!!! Love your coloring and the colors are fabulous!!!

  14. Cheryl, this is soooo pretty! I love the color combination and the flower is colored beautifully!

  15. Cheryl, you Copic skills are out of this world! What a beauty!!!

  16. cheryl, your flower looks like watercolor art...stunning!

  17. Beautiful, Cheryl! Love your coloring on the violet!

  18. Cheryl!!!! This violet is stunning. What a gorgeous card.

  19. Cheryl this literally made me gasp. What a stunner. Violets always give me hope. I hope this does the same for Janelle.

  20. Thank you Cheryl, I am going to try my best to send a comment to Everybody participating in this Blog Hop. We appreciate the encouragement.
    Ken (&Janelle) Hayes

  21. Cheryl this is so so pretty! I am loving the texture in the background!

  22. Your shading on this is impeccable. Goodness. It looks like a real flowersitting on paper!


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