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Colett R

Mike, these are beautiful projects all worthy of casing :-) Thanks so much for the pdf cardstock/dsp color chart. What an incredibly handy tool- I used it last night. Life's been very busy so I haven't had time to comment on all your projects but I'm inspired daily by you. Keep the inspiration coming!!! Thanks again.

Barb in Ontario

The colours are so vibrant!

Bobbi Miller

well, if I would have read farther down before sending my first comment, I would have had the answer to my question. Silly me! sorry! I'm going to try that! :-)

Bobbi Miller

Mike, you continue to amaze me! You always come up with the cutest designs...but, how did you make the fan fold scallop? When I try that, it turns flat. very messy looking. Yours is so crisp and clean! Love it and love your "style". Hugs, Bobbi

Mike Funke

Thanks Joni,
I think it was in the March Stampin Success.

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Carla Bazhenow

Oh I love this set. Just beautiful and of course those butterflies and flowers are awesome. Hugs,

Joni Kelly

How wonderfully cheerful and bright! I love all three and now I'm going to look through my SU magazines to see where you got your inspiration!

JoAnn Burnham

Love your projects and the colors you used. TFS

Sharon J.

I love the cards and treat bag...great colors!


Sweet card and bag and card-let, I just love your little 3x3 cards. I'm going to try to make some of them to use as gifts. You heard me say try... lol I have all these great ideas, and make plans, then there's always something in the way! I made a batch of thank you cards to go to the troops overseas, but I can't seem to get them out to the person who's going to take them! Grrrr! I also have a baby gift that was supposed to go out 2 weeks ago, and a knitted afghan we were supposed to give Michael and Nicole for my sweet little Hailey when they were here. Yep we forgot! And then there are the cards I promised you for your fund raiser... I got to get out this morning, but I have to wait for a check to clear the bank before I can get some stamps! And mail these packages. I know they will all get done eventually, but I hate being late!
It's just very frustrating to be stuck at home so much! I'll get over it of course... such is life. Well, I'll stop whining now! I hope all is well with you and yours.

diane oliver

Mike great project and great colors. I'm sure they all had a great time too!


What a wonderful combo!!!
LOVE everything about this card.....ooops, bag and insert card.


All of these are great projects. I am always looking for 3 x 3 cards and this one is so cute. Thanks for blessing my day and inspiring my art. :)


Mike, I love your projects and the treat bag is my fav!!!

Ann Schach

Fabulous color combination, Mike! The treat bag is adorable!

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