Ellen Hutson new stamps and Easy Faux Woodgrain Video Tutorial!

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Welcome to the Essentials by Ellen Blog Hop!

I have been thrilled to be keeping this secret!  When Ellen invited me to participate in the reveal of their new product line – SQUEAL!!!!  I jumped at the chance.

This brand new line of high quality Clear Stamp Sets and Designer Dies, designed by Julie Ebersole exclusively for Ellen Hutson LLC is going to knock your socks off.

This collection reflects an eclectic mix of images, sentiments and art styles that are sure to appeal to a wide range of tastes!  Just in time for holiday crafting, the entire release is available now at Ellen Hutson LLC. 

All Essentials by Ellen Stamp Sets and Dies arrive in their signature packaging (I’ll show you in my video – I LOVE IT!) with a durable clear envelope and a labeled card stock backer for convenient storage and organization.  The die packaging also features an attached magnetic sheet, to ensure that even the smallest of your dies is stored securely!



I have some giveaway fun for you! This new stamp set will go to one lucky winner!  Please leave a comment here by October 8th; winners will be announced October 9th.

autumn acornns


-featuring the Autumn Acorns Stamp Set-

Autumn Acorns

-featuring the Autumn Acorns Stamp Set-

Bokeh Dots


-featuring Bokeh Dots, Brushstroke Peace and Brushstroke Christmas-

faux wood grain2 copy


-featuring Prize Stag Die and Brushstroke Christmas Stamp Set-


You can find all these new products by clicking here and visiting Ellen Hutson online.

The fun all starts at the CLASSroom, where there is a GIANT prize package being given away—be sure to leave a comment there by October 8th  , telling me what new stamps and dies are your favorites!  Winners will be announced October 9th! 



All the products I used on the cards shown here, plus the entire new release is shown below- Enjoy!  CP

  • Marie October 4, 2014, 9:32 am

    Congratulations to Ellen Hudson for new line of stamps. They are awesome.

  • Sherry L October 4, 2014, 9:47 am

    Wonderful cards love the first one…but it was hard to find this post from the blog hop.

  • Jeaneane October 4, 2014, 9:48 am

    I love your blog! It is a wonderful inspiration and I like sitting down “with you” watching and creating in my mind! You’re the best!

  • JulieP October 4, 2014, 9:48 am


  • Lenora October 4, 2014, 9:48 am

    Lovely cards!

  • Janet Swofford October 4, 2014, 9:57 am

    Loving the new stamps and dies! At first glance ,I think Brush stroke Christmas might be my favorite. Beautiful samples!!!

  • Kristie G. October 4, 2014, 9:59 am

    Happy WCMD, friend! Love your eye candy today. Great cards. Have a great day!

  • Maureen Morton October 4, 2014, 10:01 am

    These are just fabulous! You have knocked it out of the park with this great release. Thanks for the video and the sweet inspiration. Love all your cards – couldn’t pick a favorite.

  • Debbie Titus October 4, 2014, 10:03 am


  • Lisa K October 4, 2014, 10:05 am

    Love the new stamps by Ellen and Julie! Love your autumn cards and the Christmas ones. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Tammi P October 4, 2014, 10:09 am

    I need all of these!! :D

  • Sue D October 4, 2014, 10:10 am

    Beautiful cards. My fave is the first one.
    My favorite set is Brushstroke Christmas.

  • Jeannie Phillips October 4, 2014, 10:13 am

    Great Cards! Thanks for the chance to win.

  • Laura Barrio October 4, 2014, 10:13 am

    Beautiful cards!

  • Heather Lusk October 4, 2014, 10:15 am

    I feel like everything in this release is going onto my wish list. Thanks for sharing your woodgrain technique.

  • ~amy~ October 4, 2014, 10:16 am

    Absolutely wonderful! I love everything!

  • Richard October 4, 2014, 10:16 am

    Beautiful projects!

  • Christy Q October 4, 2014, 10:23 am

    Your fall cards are just beautiful! I love the watercoloring of the first card especially.

  • Jeanne B October 4, 2014, 10:24 am

    Love your cards, the Thanksgiving card is stunning!

  • Tracy S. October 4, 2014, 10:24 am

    Great card! I love the faux wood grain tip, thanks for sharing!

  • Penny Ward October 4, 2014, 10:24 am

    Absolutely GORGEOUS watercolor Thanksgiving card. :)

  • Chera October 4, 2014, 10:31 am

    Super fun cards!! The multi coloured leaves are gorgeous!!!!

  • Debbie Lou October 4, 2014, 10:35 am

    Great faux woodgrain technique — love your cards!

  • Dana W October 4, 2014, 10:35 am

    Wow!! Fabulous cards!! Love your design!!

  • Kathy Stacy October 4, 2014, 10:52 am

    Love the circles and the sentiments. The leaves are also great. Love how you stacked them.

  • Connie Cox October 4, 2014, 10:55 am

    Love the woodgrain technique. Your cards are beautiful. TFS xxx

  • Sherry October 4, 2014, 10:58 am

    You are so creative. Love your projects.

  • Glorie October 4, 2014, 11:06 am

    Great inspiration! I love the first card with all of the rich fall colors!

  • Norma October 4, 2014, 11:08 am

    So many wonderful stamps and dies. Great inspiration.

  • kReN October 4, 2014, 11:14 am

    What wonderful projects you made using these products. Love all the leaves especially!

    Thanks for sharing your creativity!

  • Jackie October 4, 2014, 11:15 am

    Your cards are beautiful and thanks for the tutorial. I love these new stamps and dies! Happy WCMD!

  • Jenna Mahoney October 4, 2014, 11:15 am

    love all of these

  • natalie dever October 4, 2014, 11:22 am

    LOVE your style! your watercolor background with the leaves is super cute! love everything you shared today!

  • marylouh October 4, 2014, 11:26 am

    The cards are beautiful. Love the watercolor effect on the first. The multi-colored leaves on the second is so pretty. Thanks for sharing so many wonderful projects.
    Happy WCMD

  • Vicki Bray October 4, 2014, 11:26 am

    Would love a chance to win! I especially liked your Happy Thanksgiving card! I love the fall look it has!

  • Judy October 4, 2014, 11:28 am

    I love the cards that you created with this new release from Ellen Hutson!!

  • theCook October 4, 2014, 11:33 am

    Love your second card with the leaves, so colorful! Thanks for the faux wood tutorial, wouldn’t have thought something so simple looked so great!

  • AmyS October 4, 2014, 11:36 am

    Loved the cards…off to check out the rest of your site….

  • candace October 4, 2014, 11:43 am

    WOW! WOW!WOW! I LOVE your talent! I am a new follower now! Especially love the first card.

  • Thordis October 4, 2014, 11:47 am

    Beautiful cards Catherine :)

  • Theresa Grdina October 4, 2014, 11:47 am

    Your cards are beautiful!! (I am new to your site but will be coming back for more!!!) I would love to win this stamp set…..such a great look that “IN” right now!

  • Janet October 4, 2014, 11:48 am

    Great projects, thanks for the videos!

  • Daria Z. October 4, 2014, 11:50 am

    All of your cards are beautiful – absolutely LOVE the first one.

  • Valerie B. October 4, 2014, 11:51 am

    Thanks, Catherine, for your inspiration. I particularly love the card incorporating the Brushstroke Peace and Bokeh Dots sets – the colors are spectacular!!

  • Tammy Joyce October 4, 2014, 11:57 am

    I love the cards, but autumn acorn card with the leaves is so pretty. Thanks for sharing.

  • Barbara M. October 4, 2014, 11:57 am

    Love the watercolor on the fall card. And the wood grain technique is awesome!

  • Angela Ke October 4, 2014, 12:03 pm

    The “Happy Thanksgiving” card is my favorite today! All the cards are wonderful. Thanks

  • Jeanne Streiff October 4, 2014, 12:04 pm

    So much fun! I especially like the first card with the wash background. Lovely!

  • Kathleen H October 4, 2014, 12:04 pm

    Gorgeous cards! I live all these stamps!!

  • chark October 4, 2014, 12:08 pm

    love the fall watercolor card–lovely!

  • Sandy G. October 4, 2014, 12:12 pm

    Wonderful cards and great reveal.

  • Bobbie Bluegill October 4, 2014, 12:12 pm

    Both of the cards with leaves make me want that stamp set. They are a delight.

  • Theresa P. October 4, 2014, 12:15 pm

    Such beautiful cards! And a fab video tutorial. Thanks!

  • janet gillen October 4, 2014, 12:16 pm

    Congratulations Ellen on your new line. They are really pretty. My favorite is the bokeh stamp set. I feel an order coming on!!!!

  • Jo Ann D. October 4, 2014, 12:19 pm

    The bokeh stamp set and the zipper die are my favorites. This is a fun release!

  • cindi October 4, 2014, 12:19 pm

    Can’t wait to try the faux woodgrain background!

  • Mary R. October 4, 2014, 12:26 pm

    Hi Catherine,
    Your style is very different from mine, but I still learn a lot
    by watching your techniques and applying them to my
    own projects. I love your Thanksgiving card-the sequins
    are just the right amount of bling. I also really like the
    water color look. The faux wood grain is pretty cool too:)

  • Marcy L October 4, 2014, 12:28 pm

    Amazing as always! Great release!

  • Kaylin Krawczyk October 4, 2014, 12:30 pm

    Love the video as always. The cards are super cute.

  • Gloria L. October 4, 2014, 12:35 pm

    I really love the background on the Thanksgiving card. All the cards are great!

  • Ka October 4, 2014, 12:48 pm

    What great cards! The leaves cards are especially my favorite! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Michelle Leone October 4, 2014, 12:52 pm

    Beautiful projects!! LOVE the autumn leaves card….. the colors are just amazing! Happy WCMD!

  • Jodie Stoddard October 4, 2014, 12:54 pm

    As always your cards are beautiful. Love your use of the release! I will be with you all weekend on stamp nation for WCMD!

  • Jina W October 4, 2014, 12:54 pm

    As always love your cards. The stag die will be awesome for the hunters in my family. Thanks for sharing.

  • Sandy Calder October 4, 2014, 12:56 pm

    Wow, you are amazing! Love the cards! This is a great release:)

  • Sarah Moerman October 4, 2014, 12:57 pm

    Fabulous cards! I love the watercolor background for the first one! The Brushstroke Christmas font is gorgeous!

  • Cindy S October 4, 2014, 1:00 pm

    Cute cards. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • Barb Chapman October 4, 2014, 1:00 pm

    great cards, love the thanksgiving one the best!

  • Sue Rose October 4, 2014, 1:04 pm

    Great cards!

  • Ashley W October 4, 2014, 1:05 pm

    Beautiful cards! I LOVE the colors on your fall cards! Thanks for sharing, and thanks for the chance to win!

    ~Ashley W

  • Terri (Blindstamper) October 4, 2014, 1:18 pm

    All the cards are great, especially the second and third!

  • Paula Munro October 4, 2014, 1:19 pm

    I really like the faux wood grain technique and the stag die. Very nice!

  • Lin October 4, 2014, 1:21 pm

    Julie’s release is so fresh and fun, just like she is! Love your samples using them today! Thanks for the chance to win these fun sets, Catherine.

  • Eileen L. October 4, 2014, 1:26 pm

    Love the two cards with leaves, so into that season of color. Wonderful video and like your techniques. Great zipper die.

  • Sallee P. October 4, 2014, 1:29 pm

    Love your Thanksgiving cards with the new Essentials by Ellen by Julie release! And the Christmas card with the faux wood-grain technique is cool too!

    P.S. I’ve been a subscriber to your YouTube channel for a while now…can’t wait to explore you blog some more. Happy WCMD!

  • Linda Dale October 4, 2014, 1:31 pm

    Love, Love, love your cards

  • Babs October 4, 2014, 1:44 pm

    Your Thanksgiving card is luscious with it’s fall colors!

  • Laura Duet October 4, 2014, 1:45 pm

    I can’t wait to get home tonight and explore your blog! Beautiful cards!

  • Broni October 4, 2014, 1:54 pm

    Beautiful samples! Thanks so much for the inspiration! ps I love the packaging too!

  • Andrene October 4, 2014, 1:59 pm

    Fabulous cards! Especially love the “come join us” card – beautiful colors and design. Thanks for the video too!

  • Gisela October 4, 2014, 2:00 pm

    Great wood technique. Loved your first Autumn water color card!

  • Donna October 4, 2014, 2:02 pm

    Stunning cards! Such a “classy” style!

  • Irasema October 4, 2014, 2:04 pm

    Beautiful projects and very grateful for the video. Thanks!

  • Kathleen Caffey October 4, 2014, 2:08 pm

    I love the new sramp sets and dies.

  • Susan P October 4, 2014, 2:11 pm

    Love all the stamp and die sets. Thanks for the video.

  • Carol D October 4, 2014, 2:11 pm

    Love the cards for the new Ellen Hutson release! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • conil October 4, 2014, 2:14 pm

    Really crazy about that faux wood technique. Yowza!

  • Karen October 4, 2014, 2:15 pm

    I love all four cards, but especially the fall ones!

  • Stacy T. October 4, 2014, 2:17 pm

    Great cards. Thank you for sharing. I love them all, but especially the fall cards! Beautiful!

  • Carolee McCaslin October 4, 2014, 2:24 pm

    Very cute! Thanks for the woodgrain video:)

  • Ms Jeanne A Johnson October 4, 2014, 2:31 pm

    Love, Love, Love this release and your cards! so fun, like Julie

  • Pai October 4, 2014, 2:39 pm

    such fun projects. i’ll have to try that faux wood technique!

  • Robin L October 4, 2014, 2:42 pm

    Oh my! All your card are just wonderful! Really pretty!

  • Marian W October 4, 2014, 2:44 pm

    Nice autumn leaves, both styles!

  • Diane Maki October 4, 2014, 2:49 pm

    I love autumn cards, that’s for sure. Your first card has an awesome background of watery color behind the leaves and such. Just wonderful.

  • Lucinde October 4, 2014, 2:52 pm

    Great cards! Love the fall colors :)

  • Carol Doggett October 4, 2014, 3:07 pm

    LOVE the watercolor leaves!! Beautifully done!

  • Cindy October 4, 2014, 3:17 pm

    The brush stroke is my favorite. As we go along on the hop, more and more are becoming my favorite :). Thank you for sharing.

  • Lou Ann Hutchins October 4, 2014, 3:21 pm

    Beautiful blog! I just subscribed. Love your projects.

  • jthstamper October 4, 2014, 3:26 pm

    Love, love, love the autumn themed cards!

  • Deb D October 4, 2014, 3:28 pm

    Love the stag!

  • Judy B October 4, 2014, 3:34 pm

    Your fall cards are beautiful. So many great stamps and dies in this release and the talented ladies, like you, have shared so many things with us. Thank you for sharing.

  • Catherine Milne October 4, 2014, 3:36 pm

    ACK! that Autumn card. Just lovely.

  • Miriam Prantner October 4, 2014, 3:44 pm

    Beautiful cards! That first card is my favorite, the watercoloring/paint look is just gorgeous!

  • Rita Y October 4, 2014, 3:45 pm

    Love your cards…………..the leaves are so colorful!

  • Jean Bennett October 4, 2014, 3:46 pm

    Love your tutorials and card samples. Thanks for the oportunity to comment and win.

  • Angela Person October 4, 2014, 3:47 pm

    Awesome cards!

  • Diana October 4, 2014, 3:48 pm

    Love the circle card – and all the rest also! Great ideas! Thanks for sharing!

  • StephH October 4, 2014, 3:50 pm

    Such Beautiful work! You always wow us, no matter the stamps, but I am more excited for this release than any other all season. Julie and EH worked some great magic in this premier release!

  • Jo Ann F. October 4, 2014, 3:54 pm

    Your cards are amazing, and I especially love the fall ones.

  • Tona October 4, 2014, 3:56 pm

    Fabulous cards!

  • Elizabeth October 4, 2014, 4:02 pm

    Those multi color stamped leaves in rows are terrific! Thanks for the wood grain tutorial.

  • SWR Donna October 4, 2014, 4:06 pm

    Happy World Card-Making Day! I’m usually not much of an autumn colors girl, but your Thanksgiving card is just GORGEOUS! Love all your cards, especially the glitter and sequins! Thanks for sharing!

  • Mei October 4, 2014, 4:10 pm

    I love your woodgrain card with the antlers and scribbled sentiments! My favorites for this release!!

  • Renee M. October 4, 2014, 4:13 pm

    I am a total sucker for leaves, so I especially like your lovely cards with the leaves! Thanks for sharing & Happy WCM Day!

  • Linda N. October 4, 2014, 4:13 pm

    Great cards using this wonderful new release. And thanks for the easy woodgrain tutorial!!

  • Alyson October 4, 2014, 4:19 pm

    Awesome cards and video Catherine! This release by Ellen is ah-mazing… I love it all :-)

  • Carla Hundley October 4, 2014, 4:22 pm

    Lovely bunch of
    cards! Great coloring
    on them.
    Carla from Utah

  • Carolyn S October 4, 2014, 4:22 pm

    Thanks for giving us a quick peak and all sorts of ideas

  • Monika/buzsy October 4, 2014, 4:25 pm

    Fantastic cards Catherine. Especially love the first one with the fall leaves and water coloring. Happy WCMD!

  • Sarah Jay October 4, 2014, 4:25 pm

    I think Brushstroke Christmas and Cozy Christmas are going to come home with me right away!

  • Jennifer D October 4, 2014, 4:25 pm

    Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing the release and showing us the new technique!

  • kazumi Edwards October 4, 2014, 4:27 pm

    Beautiful cards! The whole collection is awesome, Congratulation Julie!

  • Pamela Hecht October 4, 2014, 4:32 pm

    LOVE the ideas today !

    I’m starting on my Thanksgiving cards today with the acorns water color idea AND adding ink pressed printed leaves from real leaves…….AWESOME ! thank you….

  • Patricia F. October 4, 2014, 4:39 pm

    Great cards & techniques! Thanks for sharing & the giveaway!

  • Ida Shuve October 4, 2014, 4:39 pm

    I dont have a website, sorry. I love that Thanksgiving card!! It is gloriously beautiful! All these new stamps are wonderful, sweet, elegant and pretty. I would love to win a set! Peace. :-)

  • Denise M October 4, 2014, 4:42 pm

    Beautiful cards, love your videos too!

  • Amy C. October 4, 2014, 4:44 pm

    Beautiful cards! I really love the stag and also the fun set with the ugly sweater!

  • Cissi DS October 4, 2014, 4:45 pm

    I just love your first and second card, so beautiful!

  • Nimue October 4, 2014, 4:59 pm

    Love the water coloured background of the first card. Nice idea for the fake wood background.

  • Pat K October 4, 2014, 5:02 pm

    Your cards are amazing. Thanks for sharing.

  • Lorraine October 4, 2014, 5:07 pm

    Great samples – all of them. THanks for the inspiration.

  • Magaly October 4, 2014, 5:19 pm

    Love all her new products, but I am inlive with the die set Home and Hearth!

  • Kathy W October 4, 2014, 5:20 pm

    Great cards. Thanks for sharing!

  • Jona October 4, 2014, 5:21 pm

    Love what you did with the autumn acorn sets. The watercolor background on the first card is so neat and the colors on the leaves in the second card are amazing!

  • Elizabeth Lumsden October 4, 2014, 5:27 pm

    Oh my, these cards are wonderful!

  • Sheryl Devereaux October 4, 2014, 5:40 pm

    I love the watercolor look of your first card and the stamp set is a “gotta have”!

  • Kay October 4, 2014, 5:41 pm

    Enjoy your videos!!

  • Donna October 4, 2014, 5:41 pm

    Very nice cards!

  • Valerie S October 4, 2014, 5:53 pm

    I just love fall leaves, so these stamps and cards are right up my alley. Very nice. Thanks for posting :)

  • Jean K October 4, 2014, 6:01 pm

    I love your cards! I am new to your blog, but it will be on my feedly site from now on!

  • Julia P October 4, 2014, 6:03 pm

    Love your projects especially the Thanksgiving card. Love the entire collection. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  • Joyce Mc October 4, 2014, 6:20 pm

    Love your cards. Thank you for sharing.

  • Kathy H October 4, 2014, 6:23 pm

    Great cards! Love the pattern you made with the Autumn leaves!

  • Gail Mc Nerney October 4, 2014, 6:24 pm

    Love and adore your thanksgiving cards…they are the bomb!!! so cool!!

  • Michelle Mattfield October 4, 2014, 6:26 pm

    Love your cards. Beautiful and inspiring!!

  • Lucy Schmidt October 4, 2014, 6:40 pm

    Fall is my favorite time of year, and “messy” is right up my alley — ha — so I LOVE your watercolor card. Reminds me of rain, too. There isn’t a loser in the bunch. What a release! How lucky you all are to have been given first dibs in using it to create such fun projects.

  • Jamie Vanskiver October 4, 2014, 6:48 pm

    I am totally addicted to your videos! lol You teach me so much!! I love all the cards you have made with this awesome release! Now you have to show us how you did the first card doing the watercolor! PLEASE :)

  • Renee VanEpps October 4, 2014, 6:52 pm

    Beautiful cards!!! LOVE that faux woodgrain look :)

  • Dena Schaufele October 4, 2014, 6:52 pm

    enjoyed your work. thanks for sharing.

  • Emily W. October 4, 2014, 6:53 pm

    Your watercolor thanksgiving card is positively gorgeous! (I like the others, too, of course, but that first one is my favorite!)

  • Ela October 4, 2014, 6:54 pm

    You created such great cards. Fantastic. Especially the water colore effect is great.

  • Trish October 4, 2014, 7:03 pm

    Catherine, your cards are a wonderful showcase for Julie’s designs! This is one of my favorites from the new release and you made look even more inviting. Thanks for sharing your beautiful work!

  • Erin Gengo October 4, 2014, 7:10 pm

    These cards are very pretty. I love how you did the leaves.

  • Kathryn M October 4, 2014, 7:12 pm

    Cute cards love the water color on the fall card

  • Sharon J. Jones October 4, 2014, 7:20 pm

    Catherine, I love, LOVE this video…what an easy-peasy way to make faux wood!! It looks so realistic, too! Thanks for sharing and congrats for getting to share the reveal, also!

  • teresa October 4, 2014, 7:20 pm

    Great cards! Thanks for the video for making awesome woodgrain background.

  • Sheryl Sharp October 4, 2014, 7:26 pm

    Awesome cards! I love the Thanksgiving watercolored one. ♥

  • LynneZ October 4, 2014, 7:27 pm

    Catherine – What lovely cards. Thanks for sharing.

  • Betty Sue October 4, 2014, 7:30 pm

    Great, beautiful Fall cards!! love!!

  • Rubeena October 4, 2014, 7:36 pm

    great cards!!!

  • Sara N. October 4, 2014, 7:38 pm

    Beautiful work! I especially like the card with the Bokeh dots!

  • joy meadows October 4, 2014, 7:43 pm

    Your cards are gorgeous! Love these new stamps/dies!!

  • Jeanne H October 4, 2014, 7:52 pm

    Happy WCMD to all! Lots to love in the new sets with handwritten sentiments and new packaging. Love that.

  • mary October 4, 2014, 7:54 pm

    The watercolor background of the Thanksgiving card is gorgeous.

  • Kristen V October 4, 2014, 7:55 pm

    Thanks for the cards! Great stamps and dies Julie!

  • Tobey October 4, 2014, 7:55 pm

    Love the faux wood grain technique! And the leaf card is lovely too!

  • Lizzie T October 4, 2014, 8:03 pm

    Awesome cards!!! I love the Brushstrokes Christmas sentiments (and keeping fingers crossed that it will be part of a series!) and the Stag die is calling my name the more I see it used!

  • Lucy Gerland October 4, 2014, 8:11 pm

    I love your Peace on Earth card and the colors on your autumn leaves!

  • Sue Speck October 4, 2014, 8:14 pm

    All of the cards are terrific, but that first card is a total stunner. What a gorgeous beauty it is!

  • annheidel October 4, 2014, 8:20 pm

    All your cards are great, but I especially love the autumn cards!

  • Lee-Anne October 4, 2014, 8:23 pm

    Thanks for sharing your talent! LOVE your first card!

  • maria langston October 4, 2014, 8:31 pm

    beautiful cards Catherine my fave is the one with the wood-grain so clever !!!!!!!!!!

  • Fran W October 4, 2014, 8:32 pm

    I absolutely LOVE what you did with the Autumn Acorns set. Very exciting reveal and another super tute. Thanks Catherine!

  • Sandy October 4, 2014, 8:33 pm

    Catherine, always, always, love your cards and tutorials.

  • Jen October 4, 2014, 8:35 pm

    Love your fall cards. The leaves here in Wisconsin are changing – such beautiful colors. You captured what I can see.

  • Kari V. October 4, 2014, 8:44 pm

    Great cards! I love the Christmas scribbles set and all those great dies!

  • Kathye October 4, 2014, 9:07 pm

    Love the cards you made from the Autumn Acorn set, but all of the cards are great. What an awesome release

  • Tracy white October 4, 2014, 9:19 pm

    Wow love them all

  • karen October 4, 2014, 9:25 pm

    So adorable!

  • L Everitt October 4, 2014, 9:27 pm

    What fun sets!

  • SueB of Blondin Blogs October 4, 2014, 9:29 pm

    the brush stroke set’s my personal fav and I love your card using it and the circle squiggles! thanx for the inspiration and blog candy opp!

  • Irene Grau October 4, 2014, 9:32 pm

    Great cards. Love this release. Thanks for the video, too!

  • NancyR October 4, 2014, 9:40 pm

    Loved your cards and thank you for the video showing how to make a faux woodgrain background!

  • Laurie October 4, 2014, 9:54 pm

    Great use of the products. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Traci Lord October 4, 2014, 9:58 pm

    Omg Catherine, love the samples & this set is 1st on my list along with the word dies. TfS & all the inspiration! :0)

  • Jennie Harper October 4, 2014, 10:15 pm

    Beautiful designs and loving this release!!!

  • Snazzyjj October 4, 2014, 10:17 pm

    Love your cards.

  • Elle October 4, 2014, 10:19 pm

    That stag card is my fave!! It’s just fabulous!!:)

  • Wanda M. October 4, 2014, 10:20 pm

    Great cards. Love how you did the wood grain.

  • Deb A. October 4, 2014, 10:25 pm

    Nice cards, Catherine! I especially like the first two.

  • Barb October 4, 2014, 10:34 pm

    love your cards

  • Lori B October 4, 2014, 10:37 pm

    Love your cards- so much inspiration! Thanks for sharing & the great video too!

  • Amy Seigler October 4, 2014, 10:40 pm

    Love your Thanksgiving card! All the colors used it’s just Beautiful! Happy Cardmaking Day and enjoy the rest of your vacation!

  • Kristin October 4, 2014, 10:44 pm

    Fun cards! Great release! Excited for Julie and Ellen!

  • Angelique V. October 4, 2014, 10:46 pm

    Thanks for sharing your creativity and talent.

  • Elizabeth Garcia October 4, 2014, 11:04 pm

    Love those fall cards.

  • Rachael October 4, 2014, 11:17 pm

    I love all your cards, thank you for sharing!

  • Lynn Fletcher October 4, 2014, 11:27 pm

    Love your cards. The video of the card you made called Faux Woodgrain is really cool. Love the stamps and dies by Julie. They are so great and one can get quite creative with them. :)

  • Pam Spicer October 4, 2014, 11:27 pm

    Love all your cards and video showing how to make a wood-grain background. I need to give that a try. TFS

  • Jacline Scribner October 4, 2014, 11:29 pm

    Thanks Catherine for sharing so many beautiful cards.

  • Patt H. October 4, 2014, 11:31 pm

    Love them all but the Thanksgiving card is just fabulous. My fave!!

  • Helen F. October 4, 2014, 11:31 pm

    Fabulous cards, Catherine! Thank you for your creative ideas on the Hop today!

  • Katie Kinde October 4, 2014, 11:51 pm

    Love your cards, as always!

  • Carol K October 4, 2014, 11:54 pm

    Love the autumn leaves – my favorite season. . . .

  • Brittany Tucker October 4, 2014, 11:56 pm

    Love the cards! You are truly amazing! Thanks for sharing.

  • Lauren Harmer October 4, 2014, 11:57 pm

    Awesome cards. I have been to a couple of other sites and your cards are so different, in colour and style! Thanks for sharing

  • Vickey e. October 4, 2014, 11:59 pm

    What beautiful cards. This has been a great blog hop. And love the wood-grain tutorial too.

  • Marcy Naples October 5, 2014, 12:08 am

    Love the Woodgrain Technique video!

  • Amy#8546(TheTigersHaven) October 5, 2014, 12:17 am

    Beautiful cards. Love them all…

  • Mary October 5, 2014, 12:26 am

    Thank you for sharing your cards with us today. My favorite is the one using the bokeh dots!

  • Jennifer L. October 5, 2014, 12:41 am

    Such pretty cards! Love the technique, too.

  • Amanda Christensen October 5, 2014, 12:45 am

    Wow! Your cards for this release are gorgeous. And your faux woodgrain technique is awesome. Thanks for sharing the how-to!

  • Flo October 5, 2014, 12:46 am

    Love your acorn cards. Don’t you just love the colors of autumn. Thanks.

  • Jodi October 5, 2014, 12:48 am

    Thanks for the Wood Grain tip; I’ll definitely use that in the future. Loved the card.

  • Jackie Anderson October 5, 2014, 1:01 am

    Really cute cards :)

  • Beatrice October 5, 2014, 1:09 am

    Stunning new products, Julie is a genius. love the fall stamps the best, and your cards are just darling.

  • stamping sue October 5, 2014, 1:23 am

    you gotta love inks to do fun techniques!
    stamping sue

  • Kris in Alaska October 5, 2014, 1:34 am

    I’m totally in love with this new release! Fabulous job showcasing it!

  • Debi October 5, 2014, 1:48 am

    Love the fall colors and great video.

  • Holly E. October 5, 2014, 2:10 am

    I love all of your cards!!! The woodgrain technique is genius… It really looks nice with the stag head.

  • Ying October 5, 2014, 2:34 am

    Great cards! Love the stamp set!

  • Carmen October 5, 2014, 3:41 am

    love them all!

  • Lindsey L October 5, 2014, 3:43 am

    These are incredible, Catherine! Can’t wait to watch the video.

  • Quiana Wallace October 5, 2014, 3:53 am

    Wow that’s all I can say.

  • Denise Gebalski October 5, 2014, 4:07 am

    Catherine I do enjoy your videos and watch them all. You always amaze me with your talent! Even when it comes to fixing an oops! These cards are super cute. TFS .

  • Bori October 5, 2014, 4:19 am

    It is impossible to choose only one set but my favorite is maybe the Brushstroke Christmas Stamp Set. Thank you for the video and the great ideas!

  • stephanie contreras October 5, 2014, 4:38 am

    beautiful cards!!!

  • Carla vdM October 5, 2014, 5:15 am

    Catherine your 2nd card made me think tooo of Autumn or Indian Summer, I like the colours you have used on this card very much.
    While we are here in Autumn-time tooo most leaves on the trees are still green, very odd.

  • Cathy P in AZ October 5, 2014, 5:22 am

    Such pretty cards!

  • Julie I. October 5, 2014, 5:31 am

    Thanks for the great ideas & the video! I love your faux woodgrain paper, how simple is that?! You’ve done a great job showing off this new stamp/die release from Ellen & Julie.

  • Hetty October 5, 2014, 5:38 am

    Such abunch of wonderful cards! Love them all.
    Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Michelle October 5, 2014, 6:51 am

    Your cards are inspiring, as always! My favourite of all the cards you showed here is the Happy Thanksgiving one.

  • Celeste Goff October 5, 2014, 7:00 am

    Great cards Catherine! Thank you for sharing the wood grain technique!

  • Pia Overgaard October 5, 2014, 7:06 am

    Super cool woodgrain technique! Love the card you made with this and the other cards. Thanks for sharing the the video showcasing the stamp sets.
    Have a great Sunday.

  • Leslie Brown October 5, 2014, 7:09 am

    Especially fond of the autumn one, lovely.

  • Patsy Ney October 5, 2014, 7:17 am

    Was hard finding your blog….maybe I’m just …electroniclly challenged….but GREAT site…WOW!
    love your card…and will come back again to see your youtubes….
    Ok, here goes, my first try to hop them all….life always gets in the way ..going to focus on finishing the hop…love all the inspirational talents of your team. It’s my little escape to the outside world…thanks for sharing your great talents.
    Very impressed with your work…thanks for sharing.

  • donna October 5, 2014, 7:30 am

    I love all your cards! I don’t make fall cards but you sold me with your beautifully colored leaves. I have the same quirk with packaging — I like the original package. Good to know that the package is sturdy.

  • Gay Ferland October 5, 2014, 7:30 am

    Wow! This is such an amazing release!! So many gorgeous products that are a must have!! Great cards!!!!

  • AmandineC October 5, 2014, 7:31 am

    Wow ! Fabulous ideas !
    Thanks for the chance to win !

  • Isha October 5, 2014, 7:34 am

    Great cards as always Catherine. Love them all. Love the faux woodgrain too :)

  • Moira October 5, 2014, 7:35 am

    What lovely cards and amazing stamps and dies Catherine. I love them all but particularly the Happy thanksgiving with the lovely watercolour effect and then the Peace on Earth is so elegant TFS

  • Jeanette October 5, 2014, 7:42 am

    Catherine you are amazing and love your cards. The watercolour Autumn card is beautiful.

  • Valerie October 5, 2014, 8:45 am

    GREAT projects!

  • Chriss Blagrave October 5, 2014, 8:46 am

    These are all wonderful Catherine! I especially like the first watercoloured with golden hues, so very elegant!

  • Monique October 5, 2014, 8:54 am

    These stamps (and their packaging!!) look awesome. I love the fall cards you made, they are beautiful! I love watching Julie’s videos, and I’m very excited with the products she designed!

  • Susan October 5, 2014, 8:58 am

    I absolutely LOVE your Happy Thanksgiving card. It is beautiful! What colors did you use??? The other cards are also great. Thanks for sharing and the inspiration!

  • Effie October 5, 2014, 9:03 am

    Omgggg i adore the second card with the changing leaves. It’s a beautiful card and just so cool how you created the look

  • Barbara Martin October 5, 2014, 9:19 am

    Great cards! The faux woodgrain looks pretty amazing – thanks for sharing the technique

  • Agnieszka October 5, 2014, 9:28 am

    Lovely cards. All those stamp technoques are great .

  • Amy Williams October 5, 2014, 9:35 am

    Gorgeous cards! Love them all! Thanks for sharing!

  • MoJo October 5, 2014, 9:50 am

    I love the cards with the fall leaves!

  • Sarah G October 5, 2014, 9:59 am

    Great cards – love the autumn leaves and the stag die is so cool! Fab inspiration to showcase a wonderful release :)

  • Randi M. October 5, 2014, 10:08 am

    Such an awesome release and hop. I love your cards!

  • Jessica H. October 5, 2014, 10:14 am

    Wow….thanks for sharing the faux woodgrain technique! The card that you made with that technique happens to be my favorite of the samples you created!

  • Regina M. Hamilton October 5, 2014, 10:15 am

    Those are some really adorable stamps and your cards too cute.

  • Rosemary D October 5, 2014, 10:23 am

    all your cards are beautiful, but that first one is absolutely gorgeous!

  • c October 5, 2014, 10:23 am

    Knock-out, show-stopping cards, Catherine Beautiful showcase of the new release; I’m swooning…

  • Karen Talbot October 5, 2014, 10:59 am

    Wow, so many gorgeous designs! I am loving the inspiration!

  • Kendall B October 5, 2014, 11:15 am

    Your acorn watercolor card is beautiful!

  • Susan October 5, 2014, 11:32 am

    Nice work Catherine. Your wings are showing..
    Thanks for the inspiration. Thanks also for the chance to win an awesome prize

  • Michele K. Henderson October 5, 2014, 11:40 am

    I love your watercolor technique with the autumn leaves! I’m going to try this at home!

  • Lynn October 5, 2014, 11:41 am

    Love all the cards, especially the watercolor with the leaves.

  • Virginia L. October 5, 2014, 12:05 pm

    Seriously AWESOME!! I adore your wood-grain background! You make stamping easy and fun, Catherine!!!

  • LesLee Stone-Rasmus October 5, 2014, 12:05 pm

    B e a u t i f u l….. there is just no other word to describe your cards.. great presentation of the new products. Thanks so much for sharing and the chance to win.

  • Glenda October 5, 2014, 12:20 pm

    Love all the cards, stamps and dies! Especially the bokeh

  • Patty Stanley October 5, 2014, 12:23 pm

    Beautiful cards. Thanks for sharing

  • Donna Whitten October 5, 2014, 12:37 pm

    Loved your beautiful cards, especially the Thanksgiving one! Thanks for sharing your talent and the giveaway! Got my fingers crossed!

  • Kim Traylor October 5, 2014, 12:44 pm

    Very nice cards and great videos. Thanks for sharing the wood grain technique. I will be trying it very soon. Thanks so much.

  • Sandy Small October 5, 2014, 12:59 pm

    Nice cards! I have not made cards, but it seems like the right tools are key.

  • Lynndee October 5, 2014, 1:19 pm

    OMGsh Catherine, I love your style! What beautiful cards!

  • Agnieszka October 5, 2014, 1:23 pm

    fabulous fall cards

  • Julie S. October 5, 2014, 1:30 pm

    Very clever, you have the best ideas!!!

  • Louise October 5, 2014, 2:00 pm

    Beautiful cards! This is such a wonderful release.

  • Susan G October 5, 2014, 2:11 pm

    Your Autumn Acorns watercolor card is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

  • Marty Harris October 5, 2014, 2:18 pm

    Your Thanksgiving cards are stunning.

  • maria f. October 5, 2014, 2:20 pm

    Wow. I just love the cards you created with the autumn leaves. Such rich, gorgeous colors. And the faux bois tip is great too. TFS.

  • SentSue October 5, 2014, 2:25 pm

    Amazing cards! Great job with these fun new sets.

  • Amy Marshall October 5, 2014, 2:25 pm

    Loved your cards and the video tutorial. I will have to try the faux woodgrain technique.

  • laura mm October 5, 2014, 2:35 pm

    Awesome cards! TFS :)

  • Luanne October 5, 2014, 2:35 pm

    Love your design style

  • Laura Miller October 5, 2014, 3:03 pm

    Really love the vibrant colors of the Autumn Acorns.

  • Cora October 5, 2014, 3:21 pm

    I can’t wait for the time to send Christmas cards!

  • marithé October 5, 2014, 3:31 pm

    j’adore vos explication et surtout votre voix enjouée je vous suis depuis très longtemps tout vos modèles de cartes et video amicalement Marithé

  • sheila_g October 5, 2014, 3:32 pm

    Love your cards.

  • PARKER O October 5, 2014, 3:44 pm

    You’ve made Autumn Acorns, Bokeh Dots and Brushstrokes proud. What a super, creative job you’ve done…. thanks.

  • Debbie B. October 5, 2014, 4:21 pm

    Your first card is my favorite. I love the watercoloring on it especially ;- ) I do really like your choice of layouts on all of your cards. thanks for sharing.

  • Camilla October 5, 2014, 4:27 pm

    Great cards, I really like your thanksgiving card.

  • Pat Gasko October 5, 2014, 4:30 pm

    Love your cards! Great designs and colors.

  • Melissa Friedrich October 5, 2014, 4:45 pm

    Love all your cards Catherine, the fonts for these sets are so fun and bold. Love the Autumn Acorn cards and the easy woodgrain technique, thanks for the video.

  • Marianne October 5, 2014, 5:01 pm

    Wonderful cards, esp. the first two.

  • Cindy Pryor October 5, 2014, 5:11 pm

    I’m already a fan of yours, both in newsletter and videos. You have done an excellent job of showcasing the new release of Julie’s products. I love your use of color and sequins for embellishment. Thanks again for inspiring ideas.

  • Sandy Schroeder October 5, 2014, 5:24 pm

    Your cards are always so awesome and you always have so many quick easy tips to share.

  • Cheri Weston October 5, 2014, 5:49 pm

    Great ink technique for the woodgrain and loved how you used it in your card with these awesome new stamps!

  • Elizabeth G October 5, 2014, 5:49 pm

    Always love your cards and techniques Catherine. Wish I didn’t live so far away to come and have a play and crafting day at your house to learn in person instead of always watching videos. hope I have some luck this time commenting to win a great product. Not much luck in my world lately :(. Thanks for the chance, I’m always grateful at any opportunity.

  • Christy Clark October 5, 2014, 6:26 pm

    I love what you’ve done! Thank you for the inspiration and video.

  • Mary Jane October 5, 2014, 6:59 pm

    All the cards are lovely. Really loving the Thanksgiving card! Love all the colors that went into it!

  • Susi K October 5, 2014, 7:05 pm

    Love the cards and video tutorial (thank you!).

  • Caroline October 5, 2014, 7:07 pm

    As always I can’t pick a fav. I love them all. But the acorns are so beautiful

  • Sue McRae October 5, 2014, 7:28 pm

    Love your falls cards, especially the first one with all the wonderful watercolouring.

  • Debi W October 5, 2014, 7:49 pm

    How fun Catherine.
    Thanks for your inspiring ideas.

  • Heather Thompson October 5, 2014, 8:06 pm

    Beautiful creations, love it great cards.

  • Jo Aubrey October 5, 2014, 8:11 pm

    Thanks for the woodgrain technique! The new packaging sounds awesome!! Love your cards!

  • Loly Borda October 5, 2014, 8:12 pm

    Beautiful cards! My favorite is the second one, I love those colors on the seaves. TFS

  • Jessica Figueroa October 5, 2014, 8:29 pm

    These are so perfect for the holidays, I love the colors and the Peace on Earth card showcasing the Bokeh brush set is beautiful. Lovely idea and technique. Thank you for sharing.

  • Rita October 5, 2014, 8:31 pm

    Hi Katherine! I love your cards, awesome background with the watercolor effect. Thanks so much!

  • Mary-Anne V. October 5, 2014, 8:35 pm

    Wonderful cards…love those leaves! This release is awesome.

  • Brenda B October 5, 2014, 8:36 pm

    Love your cards and Ellen Hutson’s stamp/die release. Fall cards are a favorite of mine and you have given so many great ideas. Thanks!

  • Charity Chamberlain October 5, 2014, 8:50 pm

    Eeeee! Wonderful cards! Great techniques too!

  • Pat October 5, 2014, 8:52 pm

    LOVED the two-toned leaves…and thanks for the video, too!

  • Eileen M October 5, 2014, 9:03 pm

    Beautiful inspiration here! Love it!

  • Rosanne Sahai October 5, 2014, 9:15 pm

    What great cards!

  • Beau October 5, 2014, 9:26 pm

    I love these cards! They are so beautiful! You do such wonderful work thank you for sharing your ideas with us! I know I will be using them in my work :)

  • Janet Swofford October 5, 2014, 9:36 pm

    Beautiful cards! I especially love the autumn leaves card!

  • Alix Andra October 5, 2014, 9:37 pm

    So glad I found your site. I love your cards and can’t wait to see more! Thank you

  • Katie October 5, 2014, 10:06 pm

    Those circles are just amazing. They seem to go with anything and everything.

  • Terri October 5, 2014, 10:12 pm

    Some very beautiful projects! Getting me excited for Christmas!

  • Robin October 5, 2014, 10:32 pm

    Darling projects all around! Love your videos!

  • Julie Pike October 5, 2014, 10:38 pm

    Wow! I love this release from Ellen Hutson! I think the Christmas Scribbles is my favorite but really….. I’d like to have all of them! Love your cards Catherine……… beautiful as always.

  • Karen W October 5, 2014, 10:40 pm

    What fantastic cards. Thank so much for sharing them. The autumn leaves in rows is one of my favorite of today. Thanks so much.

  • Kris B October 5, 2014, 11:05 pm

    Wonderful cards! I really love the watercolor background on the first!

  • Denise Bryant October 5, 2014, 11:37 pm

    Fabulous cards! I really love the fall cards in their glorious colors… awesome stamps!

  • Gwen October 5, 2014, 11:53 pm

    Love what you’ve created! Especially the watercolor fall card!

  • Jessica Bavier October 6, 2014, 12:15 am

    Love these new stamps!! Your cards are just beautiful!! :)

  • Tina October 6, 2014, 12:32 am

    Love this set!

  • Tiffany G October 6, 2014, 12:41 am

    Awesome cards as always!!! :) Absolutely love the stag die card with the brushstroke sentiment and the bokeh card!! The fall cards are beautiful as well!! So creative! Thanks fir sharing!!

  • Debbie G October 6, 2014, 12:41 am

    Beautiful cards as always. Great release !

  • Jenny Martin (My Paper Epiphany) October 6, 2014, 1:30 am

    Stunning cards! I love the font and the watercolour in the frst card is gorgeous!

  • Nikki C October 6, 2014, 1:48 am

    Beautiful cards you have made for this wonderful hop :)

  • Millie October 6, 2014, 4:39 am

    Love your cards Catherine! Such pretty colours :D

  • Monica Pineda October 6, 2014, 6:50 am

    The card with leaves is so striking and gorgeous. Simple and beautiful. Thanks for sharing your work.

  • PJ October 6, 2014, 7:24 am

    Absolutely loving that first Thanksgiving card!! The entire release is fantastic! Yay Julie!!!

  • Birgit October 6, 2014, 8:13 am

    Great cards! Thanks for the chance to win.

  • Betty B October 6, 2014, 9:29 am

    Your cards are amazing. It was a breath of fresh air to see the Autumn Acorns stamp set. Thank you for the wood grain video.

  • Anja curvers October 6, 2014, 9:43 am

    Ooohhhh incredible awesome cards, love them all. TFS and the chance to win.

  • Sandy October 6, 2014, 9:46 am

    All I can say is just WOW…you definitely keep my brain going creatively. Thanks!

  • Colleen F October 6, 2014, 10:00 am

    Fantastic cards, Catherine! What a great Blog hop showing these awesome new stamps sets!

  • Mary Sara P. October 6, 2014, 10:49 am

    Just love your cards. The Peace on Earth is very elegant. Thanks for sharing.

  • Audrey October 6, 2014, 11:22 am

    Beautiful cards!

  • Kat October 6, 2014, 1:16 pm

    Great cards and some great takeaways :)

  • Keshina October 6, 2014, 1:30 pm

    Lovely cards and so the stamps…… I liked the first card but loved the acorn one…… Thanks for sharing

  • JessM October 6, 2014, 2:00 pm

    Lovely projects! I really like your watercolor Thanksgiving card :)

  • Robyn I October 6, 2014, 2:36 pm

    Love the cards you made. They showcase the release very well!

  • Priscilla October 6, 2014, 2:59 pm

    Great inspiration! love that leaf card and the peace circles. TFS.

  • Angie Hall October 6, 2014, 3:11 pm

    Catherine, your videos are terrific. Love the reindeer card. Tks.

  • Jan October 6, 2014, 3:24 pm

    Thanks for sharing in the blog hop! How can you pick and choose? LOL I love them all.

  • Ellen October 6, 2014, 3:57 pm

    Great cards. Love the autumnal colours.

  • Yvonne C. October 6, 2014, 3:58 pm

    Beautiful cards!!!

  • Memoriesbymanda October 6, 2014, 4:26 pm

    Actually that brush strokes stamp set is my favourite! I also love the word dies. Lovely cards. Thanks for the giveaway.

  • Dima Taji October 6, 2014, 4:33 pm

    I love the cards you created! After I watched your video I had to place an order to get the dew drops you were using. I had only one of the big packs, and now I am waiting for the other two, because I simply love the wood look you created. Thanks a lot for sharing!
    By the way, I still can’t get over how cool your new site looks ;)

  • Debbie A. October 6, 2014, 4:55 pm

    Beautiful cards, Catherine! Thanks for sharing your wonderful wood grain technique, it looks great!

  • Taunya Butler October 6, 2014, 6:30 pm

    Wow – you have got class and style as a stamper – so clean and crisp!! Very pleasing designs – with such attention to even the smallest detail!! Wonderfully done!!

  • Debbie M October 6, 2014, 7:07 pm

    love your cards, thanks for teaching us your woodgrain technique!

  • Barbara Howell October 6, 2014, 7:16 pm

    Thanks for sharing the easy wood grain technique. Your cards using the stamps that Julie designed are awesome.

  • Lynne S in GS October 6, 2014, 7:20 pm

    Love the faux woodgrain technique! Thanks for the wonderful card creations

  • Michele Clay October 6, 2014, 7:24 pm

    Ohhhhh! I love them each! Great showcasing of this wonderful new line! My favorite is your first card! Love the colors!

  • haejin October 6, 2014, 7:49 pm

    love the watercoloring on that first card~ beautiful cards!

  • jean October 6, 2014, 8:25 pm

    love them all

  • JulieK October 6, 2014, 8:43 pm

    Catherine, I love your stamping style. You did an amazing job on all of the cards. Can’t wait to get my hands on these stamps sets.

  • Anika F October 6, 2014, 8:45 pm

    Wonderful cards! I love discovering new bloggers through these blog hops, definitely a fan!

  • Shona Chambers October 6, 2014, 8:49 pm

    Absolutely gorgeous projects and I love the packaging too….such a fantastic idea!!

  • Carolynn Wilson October 6, 2014, 9:22 pm

    Handsome cards! And the faux woodgrain is genius!

  • AJ October 6, 2014, 9:29 pm

    Thanks for sharing

  • Laura October 6, 2014, 10:08 pm

    and to think I wondered how I would use the circles…love it!

  • Amy McCue October 6, 2014, 10:43 pm

    I love all your leaves. The colors are just beautiful.

  • Janelle Graham October 6, 2014, 11:33 pm

    I doubt whether there could be a bad card made with this stamp and die collection. All of the cards I’ve seen have been super. I especially love the multi-coloured leaf card. So pretty.

  • Paulette S October 6, 2014, 11:38 pm

    Hi Catherine! Yes, I love this packaging and hopefully others will follow suit! We can all hope, can’t we?! Thanks for showing all of the stamps in the release. They look like fun. I’m so glad Julie is designing stamps and dies and Ellen is selling them. Your cards are all beautiful. I probably need that stag die. And wow!! Love what you did with the leaves and brown sequins card.

  • Karen Rice October 7, 2014, 1:20 am

    What fantastically gorgeous cards! I love your style! Thanks for sharing!

  • donna mikasa October 7, 2014, 1:24 am

    Beautiful cards, Catherine! And your faux woodgrain? Genius!!

  • Tanya McAlexander October 7, 2014, 1:36 am

    Wow Catherine these are some amazing cards…and this whole release is drool worthy…I love so much of it. I love the woodgrain technique you showed us…that was awesome and I love the leaves cards too….they are awesome. And the Bokeh card is just stunning. Thank you so much for sharing these with us its very inspiring.

  • Cathy K. October 7, 2014, 1:54 am

    Love your cards–especially your Thanksgiving card. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • KimC October 7, 2014, 3:06 am

    Your Happy Thanksgiving card is stunning. Such a great release and your creations are wonderful.

  • Avni Jain October 7, 2014, 3:14 am

    Beautiful cards…they are soo amazing..im in love with each one of them :)

  • Avni Jain October 7, 2014, 3:15 am

    Beautiful cards…they are soo amazing..im in love with each one of them :) :D :)

  • Avni Jain October 7, 2014, 3:15 am

    Beautiful cards…they are soo amazing..im in love with each one of them :)…great cards <3 <3

  • Julie Ebersole October 7, 2014, 3:49 am

    That woodgrain technique is pretty slick! The cards are all so lovely, Catherine! Thank you SO much!!!

  • Rudi October 7, 2014, 4:52 am

    Great cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • TracyM #6773 October 7, 2014, 5:37 am

    BEAUTIFUL cards Catherine!!!
    LOVE the leaves and soft colors of your 1st card, LOVE the STRIKING design and BOLD colors of your 2nd card, the repeat stamping looks FABULOUS, LOVE the wood grain, red & gold of your stag card too!!! As for your “peace” card, all I can say is WOW wow WOW – LOVE IT ALL from the Bokeh dots & peace to the color combo & stars – the Bokeh Dots stamp set is my MUST-HAVE from this release and can see it being a GO-TO set all year long!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION and tutorial – I look forward to trying your faux wood grain technique :)

  • caroline October 7, 2014, 8:39 am

    loved all your projects – obsessed with the font on the featured stamp set. THANK YOU!

  • Janet Trapp October 7, 2014, 8:50 am

    Really enjoying seeing all the stamps Julie (you go girl!) designed! These are great and I look forward to ordering some!
    ~God bless~

  • Denise G October 7, 2014, 8:56 am

    What lovely cards! I particularly like the first card with the watercolor and leaf stamps. Thanks for sharing!

  • Brenda in IN October 7, 2014, 9:11 am

    Great fun cards. My favorite is your Thanksgiving card. So, so pretty.

  • Carrie R. October 7, 2014, 9:15 am

    All your cards were great. I really liked the Thanksgiving one with the water color look.

  • Kim R. October 7, 2014, 9:17 am

    Love your Autumn Acorns card! The inking looks so pretty!!

  • Lisa October 7, 2014, 9:53 am

    Om what amazingly beautiful cards!

  • Lisa October 7, 2014, 10:01 am

    Absolutely beautiful cards thank you so much for sharing.

  • Joyce Preusser October 7, 2014, 11:13 am

    Thanks for sharing the woodgrain technique. This is a fabulous release! Thanks for all the great inspiration and education.

  • Rachel V October 7, 2014, 12:57 pm

    Beautiful stuff! I am so enjoying this hop! So inspiring!

  • Terry Fest October 7, 2014, 1:10 pm

    clear, crisp and different for sure. Always looking for a new look and a little inspiration, you hit the nail on the head. Thankx

  • cindy m October 7, 2014, 2:02 pm

    what a great easy technique!

  • Kathie B October 7, 2014, 3:00 pm

    Such beautiful work, Catherine! I love your work with the leaves, especially the one with the beautiful watercolor effect. Stunning! I am also impressed with the stunning peace on earth card with the wonderful use of the bokeh set. Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Kerry G October 7, 2014, 3:27 pm

    Ooooo!! It’s my birthday and this is an awesome gift!

  • Mary October 7, 2014, 3:47 pm

    Thanks for the overview of the new stamps and the great easy tutorial!

  • MaryBeth October 7, 2014, 5:34 pm

    OMG … after seeing your card, I gues I really do need all the new word dies!

  • Lynda October 7, 2014, 5:43 pm

    Love the watercolor design on the first card!!! Awesome colors too!

  • Malini C. October 7, 2014, 6:18 pm

    Love the faux wood grain technique. I definitely need to try that. Thanks for sharing.

  • Joni October 7, 2014, 6:50 pm

    Love all the watercoloring you did with this new release!

  • Aimee October 7, 2014, 7:05 pm

    Oh my…the watercolour one is simply strking! Aren’t these new sets adorable

  • Jan Tinklenberg October 7, 2014, 7:07 pm

    Beautiful cards!

  • Mary Reinecke October 7, 2014, 7:37 pm

    Love the cards! Also love the stamp set ! Catherine, you always produce the most beautiful cards.

  • Anne O'Donnell October 7, 2014, 7:54 pm

    Always great ideas on your site and these are no exception!

  • Lisa October 7, 2014, 7:58 pm

    Super cute cards!! Thank you for sharing!!

  • YLeon October 7, 2014, 8:20 pm

    beautiful cards!

  • Lucy E. October 7, 2014, 9:27 pm

    These are such gorgeous cards!
    The invitation with the multi-colored leaves
    is stunning!

  • Helen LeBrett October 7, 2014, 9:41 pm

    I REALLY love your autumn cards: so pretty!!!

  • Dottie J October 7, 2014, 11:11 pm

    So excited about these versatile products with Julie’s special touch. Those leaves are fantastic.

  • Dottie October 8, 2014, 12:16 am

    Love the video….

  • Jessika October 8, 2014, 2:45 am


  • Irene October 8, 2014, 6:00 am

    Wonderful cards and video to showcase this fabulous release!

  • Pam T. October 8, 2014, 6:05 am

    Beautiful cards! So excited about these new stamps and dies!

  • jackie stowe October 8, 2014, 6:28 am

    Love it, you do such wonderful work, I enjoy looking at all your cards.

  • antoinette October 8, 2014, 6:34 am

    love your creativity and sense of humor that you do it with.

    Woul be nice to have the stamp set in Montreal to be able to create some great cards.

    Keep doing what you do!


  • Angela Stahl October 8, 2014, 6:41 am

    Happy Fall! I love the Autumn Acorns stamp set!!!

  • Julie ehler October 8, 2014, 6:44 am

    I love watching your videos. You make it look so easy!

  • pam brown October 8, 2014, 7:01 am

    This new line is amazing. So much to choose from and the prices are so good with a lot of sales. Will be using this a lot. Thanks for all your hard work to make these designs and products. Thank you for sharing your cards and tutorials. Always looking forward to going onto this site everyday.

  • Dawn D October 8, 2014, 7:09 am

    Fabulous release! So many beautiful sets to play with!

  • Shirlene Celona October 8, 2014, 7:20 am

    i really loooove your cards, you are sooooo inspiring. I hope I win the prize.

  • Terri E October 8, 2014, 7:20 am

    Great cards

  • Sue Platt October 8, 2014, 7:32 am

    Love these cards, with lots of different ideas-thanks

  • Patti Hojnacki October 8, 2014, 8:22 am

    Your ideas and inspirations have no limits! Thanks for sharing these beautiful cards.

  • suec October 8, 2014, 8:31 am

    Love all your cards! You are super talented and you give me so much inspiration in my own card making. Thank You!

  • Lila October 8, 2014, 8:57 am

    Love your cards! Would love to win this!

  • Martha October 8, 2014, 12:06 pm

    You show us that cards do not have to be hard to make to be pretty!

  • Krista D October 8, 2014, 1:11 pm

    Love these new products! Thanks for the chance to win =0)

  • Chris Locke October 8, 2014, 1:11 pm

    Love your cards…so beautiful and festive!

  • Joy October 8, 2014, 1:39 pm

    i would really like to win this set there is a lot I can do with it!

  • Annette P. October 8, 2014, 2:15 pm

    I love how you used the simple leaf stamp and made it so elegant!

  • Shaughn Woodruff October 8, 2014, 4:08 pm

    Wow! Your cards are stunning! I love your video too! Thanks so much for sharing!

  • Jan Ginn October 8, 2014, 4:44 pm

    I love Julie’s designs. Thanks for a chance to have them.

  • Jennifer H October 8, 2014, 4:46 pm

    Great projects, Catherine! I also haven’t been to your blog site in a while (usually read through Feedly) but it looks great!!

  • Dayna October 8, 2014, 4:49 pm

    Love them all!

  • Iris Esther Lopez October 8, 2014, 4:57 pm

    Lovely cards. I love autumn so I especially liked the fall cards. This release is fantastic.

  • Jennifer Hinshaw's October 8, 2014, 5:17 pm

    Love your designs.

  • Laura Jean October 8, 2014, 5:44 pm

    Beautiful Thanksgiving card!

  • June October 8, 2014, 6:17 pm

    I love the three brushstroke die, “Peace, Love, and Joy”! Thanks for sharing!!!

  • Christine Smith October 8, 2014, 6:23 pm

    Brilliant cards, I love them all! Thanks for the inspiration! xxx

  • Carolyn Bosley October 8, 2014, 7:21 pm

    The blog hop has been fabulous! I love the believe stamp in the brushstrokes set…oh well, I love them all.

  • Tonya Jastad October 8, 2014, 8:02 pm

    I love all of these cards and watching your videos! :)

  • Sandi Vasel October 8, 2014, 8:25 pm

    super cute cards!

  • Peggy Moberg October 8, 2014, 8:57 pm

    I love the Autumn Acorns. For some reason this year leaves and acorns are my wants.
    thanks for the chance to win something.

  • Camille D October 8, 2014, 9:33 pm

    Love the cards

  • Kathy Dalgliesh October 8, 2014, 9:36 pm

    Brushstroke font is awesome!

  • Stephanie W October 8, 2014, 10:16 pm

    Thanks for the inspirations!

  • Julie {CalleLillyCafe} October 8, 2014, 10:17 pm

    What a fun technique! Love this entire new collection!

  • aileen October 8, 2014, 11:31 pm

    you’re creations are always an inspiration! Thank you! hugs from Davao City Philippines!

  • Joyce October 9, 2014, 1:09 am

    I’ve always been a fan of your work. Awesome as always

  • Elizabeth G October 9, 2014, 5:07 pm

    Please Catherine, I would love to win an awesome product from you. I have so many ideas that I could make with this. the set looks lovely and I always envy your work :(. hope you have a lovely day.

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