Stamp of Approval Lovely Notes Blog Hop Day 2: Butterfly Cards

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LovelyNotes_BlogHop Hello my friends!  Welcome to day #2 of our Blog Hop celebration for the Lovely Notes Stamp of Approval Collection.

If you are new here, WELCOME!  Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post for the nitty gritty details, how this works and links to the amazing blogs for this hop.
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A few days ago, I introduced you to the Lovely Flowers and Banners Dies.  We designed the flower dies to cut out the Lovely Flowers stamps and while we were at it, we added a few layering pieces to this die set.  We have a large scallop banner die, a chevron banner die and a tiny scallop border.

The scallop banner can be used several ways (HINT: be sure to check out your next stop in the hop!) including making it longer.  I'll show you in the video!

These butterflies are such a perfect staple set for your stash and I know I'll be using them for years to come.  I love how they are all slightly different, but coordinate so well together at the same time.

Amazing Butterflies 2 The tiny scallop trim is great for an accent on the side of the banner, or add it across the top.

The Chevron banner is really fun because it can be used with the flag end or the “arrow” end (is that what you would call it?).

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WHAT IS the Stamp of Approval Lovely Notes Collection?

During release week of our Stamp of Approval Collections, we show you some of the products each day.  If you view all of my videos, you will see all of the products coming in that amazing little box of awesomeness.

Some of our stamping friends LOVE surprises.  Even if you've seen all the products, there's something to be said about waiting in anticipation of the mailman, having the box arrive on your portch, tearing it open and basking in the joy of seeing all those fabulous products together for the first time.

It’s kinda like Christmas!!!

For those of you that DON’T want a surprise, no problem!  You can watch all of my videos during the preview to see everything that will be in your darling little box when it arrives on your doorstep!

Here are direct links to the preview day videos:

 

All of the products shown in the videos above come in one darling little box (shown below) – that's TWO dies and SIX sets of stamps.

They are brand new products and will not be available for individual sale until late this fall.

Not only do you get them first, but you also get a FREE Project Guide PDF download!  You will also  pay (way) less than retail.

Win.  Win.  WIN!

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WIN the Stamp of Approval Lovely Notes Collection

We have THREE SOA Collections to give away from our three blog hops.  Click here to check out yesterday's in case you missed it.

One commenter will be chosen at random from each day.   The more blogs you comment on, the better your chance in winning!

HOW TO COMMENT:  Scroll to the end of the blog post to find the comment section.  If you don’t see a comment section, but see another blog post, scroll back up and click the title of this post. Scroll down and you’ll see the comment section.

Entries close on THURSDAY, July 14 at 9AM EST and will be announced right here on my blog later that day.

If you have already purchased a box, we will refund your money, OR you can send the box as a gift to a friend!  (You would win friend of the year if you did that.  Just sayin’)

BUY the Stamp of Approval Lovely Notes Collection

  • StampNation Members get the link at 9 am Eastern.  Not a member yet?  Click here to check it out.
  • General Wait List gets the link at 10 am Eastern.
  • if we are not sold out on Thursday, July 14 general ordering will open at 9 am.

*as soon as you subscribe to the wait list, you will get a confirmation email.  Check your junk mail, promotions tab (gmail) and add our email address to your address bookto ensure delivery of our emails.

THE BLOG HOP

You are in for a treat today!  The Dream Team  members and our guests have projects ready for you using the supplies in the Stamp of Approval Lovely Notes Collection.  

Check out these amazing bloggers:

Catherine Pooler **you are here

Laura Bassen  **go here next

Maureen Merritt

Miriam Prantner

Lisa Harrolle

Deepti Stephens

Laurel Beard

 

Supplies:

  • Stamps:  Lovely Lattice Stamp, Butterfly Notes, Lovely Flowers
  • Ink:  Butter Bar, Lime Green, Tide Pool (Hero Arts), Rose Bud, Tuxedo (Memento), Versamark
  • Paper:  Neenah Solar White, Black (SU)
  • Accessories:  Lovely Flowers and Banners Dies, Twine, Glitter Embossing Powder, Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen, Clear Embossing Powder

 

That's it for today.  TWO more sleeps…ONE more blog hop…and release day will be upon us!

I can hardly wait!

  • Ingrid July 11, 2016, 9:06 am

    You used one of my favorite sets – LOVE those butterflies. :) Love the different looks with the black/white! Great projects chickie! :)

  • MichelleW July 11, 2016, 9:07 am

    Those butterfly’s are beautiful!

  • Sharon Ditzler July 11, 2016, 9:11 am

    Another beautiful card for us! Love the butterflies, I know I’ve said this before, but I do. The decorative little strip adds more eye candy without being too much. I’m all about that glitter too. Thanks and have a great day!

  • Jenny July 11, 2016, 9:13 am

    Lovely Card designs, that scallop trim would be super practical for me.

  • ROBIN KUPPENS July 11, 2016, 9:14 am

    Absolutely beautiful! I can not wait to get this collection in my hot little hands!

  • Molly Euken July 11, 2016, 9:15 am

    Love those butterflies. I might try embellishing them with pen, glitter, or something even more over the top!

  • Denise Mlady July 11, 2016, 9:18 am

    I thought the lattice was my favorite but now it might be the butterflies. Thanks for a great collection!

  • Theresa July 11, 2016, 9:19 am

    I love the simplicity of these two cards.
    Can’t wait to get my hands on this collection!
    Thanks for the chance to win it.

  • Peggy July 11, 2016, 9:26 am

    Beautiful as always. I love how you add those little stips of accent paper just to make the colors pop! Great details!

  • Lynn G July 11, 2016, 9:27 am

    Those stamp sets are so versatile . I am really liking the butterflies and your cards today show how great those stamps are . TFS

  • Tamara Ostroznik July 11, 2016, 9:28 am

    I love these butterflies <3 Awesome cards!

  • Jan Petersen July 11, 2016, 9:31 am

    The scalloped edge die cut is super cool/ Love how it adds just that touch of whimsy to the card

  • Jill A July 11, 2016, 9:32 am

    Love the butterflies—what a beautiful kit!!!!!

  • Ashlyn July 11, 2016, 9:33 am

    I love that little scallop die!

  • Clare July 11, 2016, 9:34 am

    These are fabulous, you are so talented and creative. TFS.

  • Debbi Vasel July 11, 2016, 9:34 am

    Love that sentiment ” Amazingly amazing” !
    And, the butterflies are oh, so gorgeous.

  • Taryn July 11, 2016, 9:34 am

    Wow! LOVE those butterflies! Such beautiful cards.

  • ANN GREENE July 11, 2016, 9:34 am

    Lovely cards…alike but different.

  • Chris Boldovici July 11, 2016, 9:35 am

    Another great video and cards. I can not tell you how excited I am to get this SOA Box!
    Great job Gal…… :)

  • barb macaskill July 11, 2016, 9:46 am

    I am absolutely, totally head over heels in love with the Butterfly Notes!!! The butterflies are stunning and the sentiments are right on target!!! Would love to win this collection of amazing goodies! Thanks for the chance to!!

  • Beth L. July 11, 2016, 9:50 am

    I love butterflies and I love the banner die and your cards are awesome with the 2 combined. I can’t wait for Wed. :)

  • Senora Stockton July 11, 2016, 9:51 am

    What’s not to love! Such beautiful butterflies and I’m loving the banner dies!

  • Jean Mervine July 11, 2016, 9:55 am

    Love both cards. The one with the embossed black background is particularly stunning.

  • Debbie Rumpza July 11, 2016, 9:55 am

    I love this new set! Your cards are fabulous too. I sure hope I win!

  • Mary Guikema July 11, 2016, 9:58 am

    Wow. I love the versatility of this kit. Great job.

  • SueB July 11, 2016, 9:58 am

    2 more awesome cards! I think my favorite of the collection is the Lovely Flowers and Banner Dies. I can see them getting a real workout!

  • Debra Young July 11, 2016, 10:01 am

    Love, love, love butterflies. I so love your stamp of approval boxes. It’s like Christmas. I’m so excited that I find myself already making the cards in my head…

  • Cindy Miller July 11, 2016, 10:02 am

    Excited to see the different size butterflies and I can see lots of uses for the scalloped border die thanks!!

  • jennifer S. July 11, 2016, 10:02 am

    Lovely card! The bold butterflies are gorgeous!

  • Missy July 11, 2016, 10:03 am

    Those are Pretty!

  • Debbie Burnham July 11, 2016, 10:11 am

    Lovely colors!

  • Nancy Kamrowski July 11, 2016, 10:16 am

    So pretty..love the colors you used!

  • Donna July 11, 2016, 10:16 am

    So pretty! The black background really makes the colors pop! Very pretty!

  • Lisa K July 11, 2016, 10:17 am

    Love the butterflies! Great cards.

  • Jo Ann Lovell July 11, 2016, 10:17 am

    You got me with the butterflies!!!! Hurry up and get here Wednesday!!!!!

  • Jody V July 11, 2016, 10:18 am

    Beautiful cards. Thanks.

  • Laura Miller July 11, 2016, 10:20 am

    The butterflies are quite pretty – and you used them with color. I really like the use of the tag die.

  • Avra N Williams July 11, 2016, 10:23 am

    I love these cards! I was hoping to see an example of a card using the chevron die-I didn’t even notice it at first!

  • Wendy Kasper July 11, 2016, 10:30 am

    Catherine those butterflies are awesome. Two great cards. TFS

  • Kathleen Chabot July 11, 2016, 10:30 am

    I love both those beautiful cards, but I love the one with black tone-on-tone background a tad more. Thanks for the great tutorial!

  • Ina July 11, 2016, 10:33 am

    This is a most amazing SOA. Love watching you create. You make it look so easy.

  • Kathy Serrahn July 11, 2016, 10:37 am

    awesome cards

  • Donna M Cervantez July 11, 2016, 10:43 am

    Beautiful cards, loving this collection more and more each day.

  • Ellen C July 11, 2016, 10:43 am

    Catherine your cards are very pretty and colorful – love the butterflys. The blog hops are amazing and inspiring and I’m totally loving this Lovely Notes collection.

  • Carol Horton July 11, 2016, 10:44 am

    Love the butterflies on your card. Great idea adding the chevron tag at the top too. Love it.

  • Jeannette July 11, 2016, 10:46 am

    I love the white on white background with pops if color. I didn’t notice the chevron die at first until I zoomed in but is so cute. That will be fun to use! Can’t wait until Wednesday! Can we make release day today?!? It’ll make work less painful. Lol

  • sharon mesdag July 11, 2016, 10:47 am

    Butterflies are my favorite things to colour and dress up on cards and these are lovely.
    :)

  • Andrea Shell July 11, 2016, 10:49 am

    Those butterflies are gorgeous!

  • auntbubbels/janetgillen July 11, 2016, 10:51 am

    I am loving that tag die more and more. You can get so many variations from it. And the butterflies look like they are moving. Love it all.

  • Teresa Doyle July 11, 2016, 10:52 am

    Such beautiful cards Catherine, can’t wait to see what the other ladies have done.
    Thanks for the chance to win one of your boxes!

  • Laurie B July 11, 2016, 10:53 am

    Fun video-neat little touches to make the card shine!! Thanks so much for sharing!!

  • Jan crissman July 11, 2016, 10:59 am

    So many good ideas in the video! That banner has so many uses and love love
    Love butterflies!

  • Jane Sprando July 11, 2016, 11:02 am

    Thanks for the tip on how to cut longer banners, tags, etc…. Those butterflies —- awesome!

  • SHERRY July 11, 2016, 11:04 am

    Lovely cards! Thank you for the videos! Can’t wait for the release…

  • Sue F July 11, 2016, 11:08 am

    Hi Catherine. I am so delighted I found your website a couple months ago when I started my card making obsession! Your videos/classes have been amazing tools to get me going. The timing was perfect in that I didn’t have to wait as long for SOA arrival, but that certainly doesn’t take away from my excitement level!! These blog hops are so fun – thank you for this opportunity.

  • Jamie S July 11, 2016, 11:14 am

    Love the butterflies, and you make card creating look so simple and easy! I must say, I had to truly laugh out loud when you said “Do you guys ever think you’re done with a card but change your mind?” My “change of mind” often occurs before I ever begin and it’s usually “which type and color of cardstock to use!” Thank you all for such amazing and inspiring projects and tutorials! :)

  • KathyP July 11, 2016, 11:18 am

    So gorgeous!! Can’t wait to get this box!!

  • Marianne July 11, 2016, 11:18 am

    Love those butterflies! One can never have too many butterfly stamps, right?

  • Susan White July 11, 2016, 11:19 am

    Super cute card Catherine!!

  • Christy Borfitz July 11, 2016, 11:19 am

    Fantastic cards, Catherine! I am doing the happy dance for those butterflies!

  • Christy Marks July 11, 2016, 11:19 am

    Love these, especially the black!

  • Noreen Bilsborough July 11, 2016, 11:25 am

    Very nice I think I like the the black background better

  • Marilyn Falcone July 11, 2016, 11:25 am

    I love these butterflies! And that sweet little scallop border! Would love to win a box :)

  • Erika DeJesus July 11, 2016, 11:29 am

    LOVE that charcoal background! Cards are amazing!

  • Marcia Hill July 11, 2016, 11:29 am

    I love that Banner die and you can never have enough butterflies! Your cards are just lovely Catherine!!! :0)

  • Linda S. July 11, 2016, 11:33 am

    Beautiful cards. Love the butterflies.

  • SueH July 11, 2016, 11:35 am

    Great cards. I love those butterflies and the scalloped edge is so cute. I’m excited for the release.

  • Linda Jeffrey July 11, 2016, 11:36 am

    WOW. . . great card. Love the colors, the stamps, dies. . . everything.

  • Heather North July 11, 2016, 11:41 am

    Another amazing set of cards, Catherine! I love the way you arrange embellishments on your card. You have a gift for layering in just the right way. :)

  • Sher Huss July 11, 2016, 11:48 am

    I am addicted to butterflies and these are so beautiful. Thanks for creating this stamp set. I can’t wait for my box to arrive.

  • June July 11, 2016, 11:49 am

    Love those butterflies….can’t wait to get the collection. EXCITED!!

  • Amber McGary July 11, 2016, 11:50 am

    Beautiful card! I love the little scallop border die-so cute!

  • meghan July 11, 2016, 11:50 am

    I love these butterflies! And that sweet little scallop border! Would love to win a box :)

  • Carolee McCaslin July 11, 2016, 11:58 am

    I love butterflies so I LOVE your cards and this SOA collection!!!

  • Caitlin R July 11, 2016, 11:59 am

    So EXCITED about this new SOA collection!!!

  • Ashlee Diane July 11, 2016, 12:00 pm

    Wow I can hardly wait to be able to order this kit!!

  • Irene Garcia July 11, 2016, 12:00 pm

    Beautiful!!! Love the butterflies! Can’t wait to get this set! Thanks for sharing!
    -Irene

  • Deb K July 11, 2016, 12:06 pm

    Very cute and simple cards! Love them. Excited about getting the new collection!

  • Elaine G July 11, 2016, 12:06 pm

    More fabulous cards, the black background really makes the colours pop.

  • sharon mesdag July 11, 2016, 12:08 pm

    Love the video and the little details are great like that tiny scallops die and the tiny heart you added shimmer too. :)

  • FeM July 11, 2016, 12:09 pm

    Awesome hop. All great ideas.

  • Carol Hardie July 11, 2016, 12:18 pm

    Super quick card that looks fabulous. Love it all.

  • Vickie July 11, 2016, 12:18 pm

    Awesome cards and stamps! Love those butterflies, and the cute scallop die!

  • lisa808 July 11, 2016, 12:19 pm

    I love butterflies! Such pretty cards.

  • Kelly July 11, 2016, 12:21 pm

    Loving the blog hops and all the inspiration. The exchange rate is rubbish after Brexit but I still need to get these beauties!

  • Jean Purpura July 11, 2016, 12:22 pm

    This is getting me itchy to get the new SOA Collevtion! Love the ideas that everyone is sharing

  • Carol K July 11, 2016, 12:24 pm

    What a box of yummyness. . .

  • Sandra Johnston July 11, 2016, 12:25 pm

    Love the butterfly cards! Great ideas for creating backgrounds for your beautiful tags! I can’t wait to get my hands on this collection!

  • Marianne Maxwell July 11, 2016, 12:31 pm

    Beautiful card, enjoyed the extending of the banner.

  • Helen July 11, 2016, 12:32 pm

    Looking forward to this release. So many ideas, l love the little scalloped die too.

  • Sharon kaldenberger July 11, 2016, 12:36 pm

    Thanks for this card, I needed to see the placement of the butterflies. I never can place
    Them as good as this shows. The flow of flight is so fresh. The colors are perfect. I WILL
    Be casing this card often.

  • Mary-Anne V. July 11, 2016, 12:37 pm

    Gorgeous how you used these butterfly stamps!

  • Nicki July 11, 2016, 12:43 pm

    I am lovin’ the banners. Can’t wait for my box. Great cards.

  • Karen Walker July 11, 2016, 12:46 pm

    Love the butterflies and the sentiment! Great cards!

  • Jane M July 11, 2016, 12:54 pm

    I love those butterfly stamps! Very lovely cards. Thank you for the video!

  • Bette Manning July 11, 2016, 12:57 pm

    Love those butterflies!

  • Michelle King July 11, 2016, 1:08 pm

    So excited for this box! Love the card you made too, those butterflies are beautiful! By the time my box arrived, I’m gonna be bursting at the seams with ideas! Can’t wait :)

  • anne odonnell July 11, 2016, 1:20 pm

    Just love this card…simple and pretty!

  • Connie123 July 11, 2016, 1:23 pm

    Great card tips…thanks so much.

  • Paige July 11, 2016, 1:26 pm

    Everyone loves that tag die! So fun. All I have to date is circles, so that would really add a ton to my collection!

  • Tonya Graham July 11, 2016, 1:28 pm

    Your card just lovely. Thinking I need some of the glitter embossing powder. ;-)

  • Mary Holshouser July 11, 2016, 1:29 pm

    Every butterfly is different so why should every stamped
    butterfly be the same. I think they are wonderful.
    I love to use butterflies on my greeting cards whenever
    possible.
    Love the wreath that I saw on the hop, the bird and the
    music. Great products in the box.
    thanks for sharing and for having the hop.

  • Danielle keys July 11, 2016, 1:32 pm

    Love the tone on tone embossing. This kit rocks!!

  • Catharine Colclasure July 11, 2016, 1:33 pm

    Love those butterflies and use of the tiny scalloped edge die..thanks for the Inspiritation

  • Maureen Reiss July 11, 2016, 1:34 pm

    Sooooo Pretty!!! Love these background and butterflies stamps!!

  • SusanME July 11, 2016, 1:37 pm

    Wow – love this collection!!! Thanks so much!

  • Melissa (Mel's Card Corner) July 11, 2016, 1:38 pm

    Gorgeous cards, Catherine! I absolutely love that heat embossed tone on tone using the lattice background stamp.

  • Linda July 11, 2016, 1:42 pm

    Amazingly amazing!

  • Barbara Springer July 11, 2016, 1:46 pm

    Love the butterflies – you make the cutest cards!

  • Melissa Friedrich July 11, 2016, 1:49 pm

    Love the tone on tone background and the butterflies are sooooo pretty, love that they all are just a little bit different!

  • Gretchen Harold July 11, 2016, 1:52 pm

    Wow this is beautiful.

  • Trina P. July 11, 2016, 1:52 pm

    What a great collection. So many inspiring samples.

  • Nana Griffin July 11, 2016, 1:52 pm

    This box of goodies is so cool. Love the cards.

  • Betty Bunch July 11, 2016, 1:58 pm

    Love how you used the large background stamp and the butterflies are beautiful!

  • Sue D July 11, 2016, 2:08 pm

    Lovely butterfly banner cards!

  • Vicki Smith July 11, 2016, 2:09 pm

    Oh, I’m falling more in love with this new collection but I’m not able to buy it this time. Sooooooooooooo sad! Your cards are pretty and very creative. On to the blog hop…

  • Jane July 11, 2016, 2:11 pm

    Lovely card and butterfly stamp.

  • Kim Daniel July 11, 2016, 2:24 pm

    That flying away butterfly is great! Really see the effect when it is on the card.

  • Donna Jones July 11, 2016, 2:29 pm

    Love the butterflies!

  • Judy July 11, 2016, 2:32 pm

    I love the scallop banner and the lovely butterflies!

  • Alena July 11, 2016, 2:33 pm

    I love this collection!!! i sure think the winner will be one lucky crafter!

  • Cathy July 11, 2016, 2:33 pm

    Hi Catherine, ( I’m also a Catherine!! :-))
    I absolutely love your butterfly cards and can’t wait to get my hands on the Lovely Notes SOA!! Thanks for sharing all of your card ideas!! :-)
    Blessings.

  • Carolyn Burch July 11, 2016, 2:35 pm

    You’re Amazingly Amazing……I just LOVE that sentiment!

  • Colleen Hamel July 11, 2016, 2:36 pm

    Catherine love the butterfly’s. Have been in love with them for years. Love your videos you inspire my creative thoughts thank you so much❤️❤️❤️

  • Ann Celino July 11, 2016, 2:45 pm

    Love the detail on the big butterfly. Another great card!

  • Barbara J Sabo July 11, 2016, 2:45 pm

    Catherine,
    I can’t wait to begin playing!!! I Love your sweet butterflies!

  • Karen Roberts July 11, 2016, 2:46 pm

    Love this butterfly stamp. It was so quickly put together. Awesomeness again!

  • Tammy Boutin July 11, 2016, 2:47 pm

    Love the scalloped banner die! Great giveaway.

  • Valerie Breingan July 11, 2016, 2:51 pm

    This collection is nothing short of Yummies.I love the hundreds of DIFFERENT that can be made.In Aww

  • marlisse light July 11, 2016, 2:53 pm

    Yay! 2 more days!!

  • Peggy Kempf July 11, 2016, 2:57 pm

    I love the butterflies flying away! It makes such a beautiful card, it is great when the butterflies are all in different forms.

  • Judy Humphrey July 11, 2016, 3:04 pm

    I’m really liking the die set! So versatile!

  • Amy H July 11, 2016, 3:10 pm

    Beautiful!

  • Diana Enns July 11, 2016, 3:16 pm

    Another set of awesome cards. Looking forward to this box, even if it means I have to be up at 6:00 am.

  • Nikki Anderberg July 11, 2016, 3:16 pm

    This is such a lovely card!

  • Sharon July 11, 2016, 3:16 pm

    Amazing. Love the colors and those butterflies are so pretty. Great card. Thanks again for the chance to win.

  • Vivian July 11, 2016, 3:16 pm

    I so enjoy watching your demonstrations…you create amazing looks with simple designs. I find it so difficult to “create”. You are an inspiration!

  • Joyce M July 11, 2016, 3:19 pm

    So cute and thanks for all the tips that we can also use for the past SOA! I’m so inspired by all these blog posts!!!! Can’t wait!!!

  • Roberta Kublin July 11, 2016, 3:19 pm

    I love butterflies!! Great cards, is it 7/13 yet??

  • Liz MCa July 11, 2016, 3:22 pm

    Lovely release! hope I win!

  • renate edwards July 11, 2016, 3:22 pm

    really nice set

  • Sharon clark July 11, 2016, 3:33 pm

    Such beautiful colors!!!!! Luv Luv It!!!!!!!

  • Debbie McKelvey July 11, 2016, 3:34 pm

    How darling are those cards?!! OMG, I just love them and can’t wait to order the Lovely Notes Collection.

  • Heike Kirmse July 11, 2016, 3:35 pm

    Wonderful bannercards.

  • karen sanchez July 11, 2016, 3:36 pm

    I love this kit! Your cards are so cute! I love the butterflies!

  • Carla July 11, 2016, 3:36 pm

    Catherine, I love butterflies. You can never go wrong with them with me. ;). Both cards are great, but I have to admit, that background stamp is my favorite piece in the collection. TFS! Thanks also for the opportunity to win!

  • Joy Blonska July 11, 2016, 3:38 pm

    I love how the collection interacts with itself. Amazing combinations. So pretty. Thanks so much for putting it together.

  • Helen F. July 11, 2016, 3:43 pm

    Adore your beautiful Butterfly cards, Catherine. The colors and glitter are lovely!

  • jenn p July 11, 2016, 3:45 pm

    Gorgeous card yet again. I love the clean look of your cards.

  • BeverlyBL July 11, 2016, 3:46 pm

    Love the butterflies and that’s such a pretty shape for the banner.

  • Darby July 11, 2016, 3:51 pm

    So lovely!
    I don’t know how you manage to improve on awesome, but your collections keep getting better and better.

  • Pat July 11, 2016, 3:54 pm

    You gave me a tip on how to make the tag longer when die cutting somethings . Love those butterflies. Great video.

  • Chris O July 11, 2016, 3:56 pm

    Both cards are great, but I think the black accent is stunning with the colors of the butterfiles. So many great ideas!

  • Janice Morgan July 11, 2016, 3:58 pm

    You just absolutely amaze me! Love your cards!

  • Ruth Spencer July 11, 2016, 3:59 pm

    Great cards! I love the butterflies! I also love the fact you have lovely cards but the videos are not long. Thanks!

  • Shanean July 11, 2016, 4:08 pm

    Thank you for the video. Great cards and I like the differences and similarities in the cards.

  • Beverly Barnhardt July 11, 2016, 4:16 pm

    I love ANYTHING with butterflies! Beautiful cards!!

  • Karla R. July 11, 2016, 4:19 pm

    Great cards. Can’t wait to get the collection.

  • Marilyn in Michigan July 11, 2016, 4:19 pm

    Lovely cards, Catherine!

  • Tina Martin July 11, 2016, 4:20 pm

    Lovely cards.

  • cindy July 11, 2016, 4:24 pm

    love this card, the ink colors on the butterflies stand out so much. Great card.

  • Jane July 11, 2016, 4:31 pm

    another great collection Catherine. Thank you

  • Valley July 11, 2016, 4:41 pm

    lovely butterflies!!

  • Kelly July 11, 2016, 4:43 pm

    Love the card. It was really pretty yet quite simple.

  • barb macaskill July 11, 2016, 4:44 pm

    So in love with these cards!! The Butterfly Notes has me drooling and the rest of these are also quite amazing!! Wishing I could skip my medications this month so I could buy this collection of amazingness! Will be keeping my fingers crossed that I might be one of the three lucky winners!! Thanks for the chance to dream a little dream if only for a little while! Off to hop along and get inspired!

  • Cortney Kitchens July 11, 2016, 4:44 pm

    Pretty cards

  • Marge Hurtig July 11, 2016, 4:47 pm

    I love the large back ground stamp and the concentric die….actually I am loving the entire collection!!! All the cards I have seen are amazing!!!

  • lisa July 11, 2016, 4:56 pm

    This is really fresh looking. Of all the stamps I was figuring out if I could use the butterflies was the hardest one as I had butterflies already. But mixing it with all the other things in the box makes sense to me and I cannot wait to see the Dream Teams ideas.

  • Stamp Kitty July 11, 2016, 5:00 pm

    I just love the colors you decided on for the butterflies. They look like they pop off the page. Thank you for giving us the chance to win another awesome collection.

  • Carolyn S July 11, 2016, 5:05 pm

    Love both of the cards. I especially love that banner die – it is just really versatile which makes it a great value. You’ve outdone yourself with this collection!

  • Erin M July 11, 2016, 5:05 pm

    Ack! I am just as excited to receive that email with the link to all the inspiration as I am the actual goodies!

  • Michele W July 11, 2016, 5:06 pm

    What lovely, colorful cards! I like them both but I think the one with the black background is my favorite because the black really makes those colorful butterflies pop. Thanks for sharing your great cards and a great video.

  • Joanne Limoges July 11, 2016, 5:09 pm

    I’m loving that tiny scallop border.

  • Tristan July 11, 2016, 5:11 pm

    I’m a bit partial to banners and love how you’ve used them on these cards with those adorable butterflies.

  • Susie Sonnier July 11, 2016, 5:11 pm

    Great kit.

  • Linda Sodano July 11, 2016, 5:17 pm

    Love these Butterfly cards!!!

  • Sandra Kersting July 11, 2016, 5:20 pm

    Love, love, love butterflies.

  • Taasha B July 11, 2016, 5:25 pm

    Love the butterflies. Can’t wait for this kit.

  • Sheila H July 11, 2016, 5:32 pm

    The soft colors are so pretty!

  • Carla Hundley July 11, 2016, 5:36 pm

    These butterflies are so
    lovely! Love the edges
    of the dies also. The
    cards are beautifully
    made.
    Carla from Utah

  • Christine Smith July 11, 2016, 5:37 pm

    Such gorgeous cards! I am loving those wonderful butterflies! xxx

  • Teresa Cherka July 11, 2016, 5:38 pm

    What a lovely card, I love the butterflies in different colors. CP, you make it look some easy. Thanks for sharing.

  • Sandy Poland July 11, 2016, 5:40 pm

    My favorite stamp set will be the Butterfly Notes, it stamps so clear.

  • Scrapper69 July 11, 2016, 5:42 pm

    So very pretty! LOVE how you lengthen the banner to work for you! Beautiful butterflies! :)

    Theresa

  • Patty July 11, 2016, 5:50 pm

    Super cute card.

  • Krissie July 11, 2016, 5:51 pm

    Just exited about all the cute dies you are showing in your cards.

  • Ann July 11, 2016, 5:52 pm

    Oh my, what an awesome collection.

  • Vickie Diel July 11, 2016, 5:52 pm

    I enjoy your youtubes and have learned from your experiences.

  • Patty July 11, 2016, 5:53 pm

    What a beautiful card; the design and colors are wonderful.

  • Linda gagne July 11, 2016, 6:01 pm

    I LOVE the butterflies in this collection!

  • Carol McGregor July 11, 2016, 6:03 pm

    This SOA is totally a need to have. Your cards are beautiful. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

  • Doris W. July 11, 2016, 6:06 pm

    Loving the tag die with the butterflies! Beautiful cards!

  • Amy McCue July 11, 2016, 6:10 pm

    Those butterflies are beautiful!!

  • Julie Curwen July 11, 2016, 6:14 pm

    I love the butterflies – they are my collection items, so I’m super excited to get this collection :-)

  • Sherry Miller July 11, 2016, 6:14 pm

    Love the colors you chose for the butterflies!

  • KT Fit Kitty July 11, 2016, 6:18 pm

    Your cards are gorgeous! I have fallen in love with this kit! It has so many of my favourites! The hop is awesome and I’m really enjoying the inspiration! I think this is the best SOA collection yet!

  • Jennifer K July 11, 2016, 6:20 pm

    I just love those butterflies so much and the lattice background stamp used for the tone on tone black looks AMAZING! Fantastic cards as always, so excited for the release of this kit, thanks Catherine.

  • Julie July 11, 2016, 6:22 pm

    Love the butterflies. You give great card inspiration. Thanks for sharing

  • Marie D July 11, 2016, 6:23 pm

    Catherine, I love, love, love these butterflies. They are so cute and elegant. I love the cards you create with them. Just gorgeous. This collection would be perfect for someone who is just starting out. Everything they would need as far as stamps and dies is in this kit and the variety of cardmaking is endless.

  • Alanna Moses July 11, 2016, 6:26 pm

    I just love these butterflies so much and the large banner die. Such a great shape.

  • Marcia F July 11, 2016, 6:30 pm

    Ahhhmaazing! Love both of your cards. So simple to do when you have such gorgeous stamps to work with. Can’t wait!

  • Elizabeth Lumsden July 11, 2016, 6:39 pm

    Pretty pretty butterflies!

  • Gayle C July 11, 2016, 6:39 pm

    Lovely card, great tips and I don’t believe I’ll ever have enough butterflies.

  • Marjorie King July 11, 2016, 6:52 pm

    Love the card. Like it best with the black background. Really hope I can win this set.

  • Jan Tinklenberg July 11, 2016, 6:52 pm

    So cute!

  • Anne Ronsky July 11, 2016, 6:57 pm

    Fabulous techniques, love this SOA, so many fun elements, roll on to the 13th :)

  • Julie B. July 11, 2016, 6:59 pm

    I absolutely love those butterflies! Looking forward to getting mine : )

  • Crafty Lawyer July 11, 2016, 7:05 pm

    I am digging that set of dies! it has some of everything, it’s great!

  • Lori Bergschneider July 11, 2016, 7:13 pm

    super cute as always! can’t wait to get mine!

  • Linda Rauch July 11, 2016, 7:20 pm

    The butterflies are beautiful and so are both of the cards.

  • Kathy Doyle July 11, 2016, 7:26 pm

    Love your color selections! They always work so well together. Trying to get mine to do the same but not always succeeding yet

  • Jodie Lynn July 11, 2016, 7:31 pm

    I LOVE those butterflies and the colors you used! Beautiful. This is my first blog hop, so I hope I have beginners luck! Thanks for ideas and contest.

  • Melissa Reed July 11, 2016, 7:32 pm

    I can’t wait for this set to go on sale!!

  • Ilena Christman July 11, 2016, 7:35 pm

    Love butterflies, especially the one that looks like it’s flying. Can’t wait to get my new SOA. Ilena

  • Wendy July 11, 2016, 7:37 pm

    I love the big tag die! So much can be done with it & you and the others have shown the versatility of it!

  • Lynn Fletcher July 11, 2016, 7:54 pm

    Catherine, I loved the thought process for this card and although it was not totally CAS it wasn’t so overloaded that you couldn’t see all the nifty details. Both cards look great! :)

  • Doris Dieterle July 11, 2016, 7:58 pm

    Great cards, can wait for my stamps, etc. thanks

  • Nancy Lee July 11, 2016, 8:03 pm

    So excited…cant wait for my box. I know at 1st I was a little against the whole idea in the beginning but you have definitely won me over. I hope one day I can join your design team!

  • Ronnie Klatt July 11, 2016, 8:06 pm

    I really enjoy your videos and cards. Today I especially like the one with the black background.

  • Martha A Miller July 11, 2016, 8:06 pm

    Lovin’ the butterflies! Everything coordinates so nicely in this release. It’s so exciting!

  • Rahmat July 11, 2016, 8:08 pm

    Catherine, I love both the cards, the one with black panel is very striking, and the white one is very soft. The butterflies are beautiful.

  • Michelle Daigle July 11, 2016, 8:13 pm

    I’m head over heels about this collection! Your creations are amazing and inspiring!

  • Angie Williams July 11, 2016, 8:19 pm

    Beautiful colors, beautiful butterflies, beautiful cards. Love them. Tfs and the chance to win the giveaway.

  • mary July 11, 2016, 8:20 pm

    I love that you used the twine on these cards

  • Sharon Nesvog July 11, 2016, 8:23 pm

    I LOVE BUTTERFLIES!!!! :) Can’t wait to get my own SOA Lovely Note collection!! These cards are beautiful Catherine!! Love them both!!! So pretty!!! :)

  • Beth Gomez July 11, 2016, 8:24 pm

    I love love love the butterfly stamps! Can’t wait to use them. Thanks again for your inspiration and ideas. I never used framelets before and am excited to give them a go

  • Fran July 11, 2016, 8:25 pm

    Oh Catherine, you have outdone yourself with these 2 cards! I’m not clear on whether you designed this set or not, but if you did – wow girl, you is goin’ places! Love the set and my fingers are crossed to win a box as our Canadian dollar makes it almost out of reach. Wishin’ and hopin”!
    In any case, this is the BEST collection so far!

  • Jodi Wayman July 11, 2016, 8:25 pm

    Lovin those butterflies! Wow this collection is so versatile. So excited for the 13th!

  • Kim Pietruszewski July 11, 2016, 8:29 pm

    I’m such a sucker for butterflies!!! All the little bits and pieces work so well together, We ll done!

  • Sue Bouch July 11, 2016, 8:29 pm

    Cute cards… Love the “Amazingly amazing” sentiment… Love how you take elements from the various components of the collection and put them together! Thanks and have a great day!

  • Barbara July 11, 2016, 8:36 pm

    I love the butterfly stamps!

  • Andrea B July 11, 2016, 8:38 pm

    I don’t know where I have been, this is my first time hearing about. Love the stamps & dies!

  • Laurie Page July 11, 2016, 8:40 pm

    Love all things being. Cute card.

  • Jannette Davis July 11, 2016, 8:42 pm

    Love the cards! This set is a must have for any stamper!

  • Margarita Navarro-Riverai July 11, 2016, 8:45 pm

    Love butterflies and I love your colorful butterfly cards!

  • Sue McRae July 11, 2016, 8:46 pm

    Loving the butterflies flying across the banner!

  • Maggie B July 11, 2016, 8:48 pm

    Hi CP ~ Fun, fun, fun!! This entire compilation of stamps and dies is way beyond awesome! You know I love all of your collections and this one is no different. Love both your cards, especially the one with the tone-on-tone background; very classy. Thanks for always inspiring me to step outside my comfort zone and try something different. ~HUGS~

  • Lee lee July 11, 2016, 8:52 pm

    Wonderful cards. Love those butterflies.

  • Paula Fuller July 11, 2016, 9:05 pm

    I love the colorful butterflies. There are so many great products in this SOA kit. Looking forward to launch day.

  • Debbie Guch July 11, 2016, 9:07 pm

    Very pretty cards, these stamps and dies would be a great addition to my collection

  • Michele Zinser July 11, 2016, 9:13 pm

    very pretty! You make things look so easy. It takes me all day to make one card.

  • Diane Durbin July 11, 2016, 9:15 pm

    Such pretty butterflies!

  • Shona Austin July 11, 2016, 9:27 pm

    Lovely butterfly cards. Your colors were wonderful. Thanks

  • Kelley July 11, 2016, 9:29 pm

    Love the use of the label.

  • Denise July 11, 2016, 9:30 pm

    Can’t wait to try these wonderful products out! Lovely card.

  • Barb July 11, 2016, 9:39 pm

    Love the butterflies! thanks for the chance to win a box!

  • Robin July 11, 2016, 9:43 pm

    Love the extra ideas for making different sized banners. And as always, your color choices are exactly what colors I would choose!! Love them.

  • JEannine H July 11, 2016, 9:43 pm

    These are such pretty cards. Such versatile stamp sets! Love that banner dietoo!

  • Sharon Field July 11, 2016, 9:49 pm

    Both cards are lovely, but my favorite is the one with the black background. I really like the idea of using the tag on the card and I love the way you made the tag to be the exact length that you wanted. Great job, girl!

  • Anne Aponte July 11, 2016, 9:50 pm

    I really appreciate how your products work together. Soooo many Amazingly Amazing ideas!!

  • Anna Kluytmans July 11, 2016, 9:51 pm

    Hi Catherine. I love both of the cards that you made with the banner, but the black one is my favourite, cheers Anna

  • Phyllis Dunn July 11, 2016, 9:59 pm

    Love how versatile this set is! You can use it for EVERYthing! Can’t wait to get this.

  • Brandi R July 11, 2016, 10:12 pm

    Beautiful cards! LOVE the butterflies ♥

  • Janet July 11, 2016, 10:15 pm

    love them!

  • Lisascreativeniche July 11, 2016, 10:20 pm

    How beautiful! Love the butterfly images?

  • Linda Anderson July 11, 2016, 10:22 pm

    These two cards are amazingly amazing!!!! Clean and simple, right up my alley!

    Linda

  • Lisa Tatem July 11, 2016, 10:22 pm

    Love the butterfly stamps and the colors you chose to stamp them! And thanks for the generous giveaway. :)

  • Denise Bryant July 11, 2016, 10:26 pm

    Love these gorgeous butterflies! Fabulous SOA kit and such lovely card ideas along the hop!

  • ShirleyD July 11, 2016, 10:29 pm

    Great cards, awesome kit….love everything.

  • Maggie July 11, 2016, 10:30 pm

    These cards are beautiful, just love those butterflies!

  • Karen White July 11, 2016, 10:30 pm

    Love all the cards that Laura and you have done. You’ve showed us so many ways to us these great tools to make such beautiful cards. Thank you for that and all the new tools you still have coming up.
    Thank you,
    Karen White

  • Natalie Godfrey July 11, 2016, 10:31 pm

    Another awesome new release. I can see this as my go to card kit.

  • Teresa Rawnick July 11, 2016, 10:31 pm

    Wonderful cards. Can’t believe how versatile this SOA is. Anxiously awaiting Wednesday.

  • Pam July 11, 2016, 10:35 pm

    How do you make this look so easy? Beautiful card. Love the butterflies and the versatility of the banner.

  • Anita July 11, 2016, 10:38 pm

    Catherine these butterflies are just great. They look like they are fluttering right on the card.Great job once again! Both cards are so pretty.

  • Glenda Lee Nutting July 11, 2016, 10:41 pm

    You’re right! Those butterflies will be a staple. And the cards are gorgeous.

  • Donna Hawkins July 11, 2016, 10:43 pm

    Love these butterfly cards. You never cease to amaze me.

  • karenladd July 11, 2016, 10:44 pm

    I just love the multi-colored butterflies making their way across the card! So fresh and pretty!

  • Sara Killian July 11, 2016, 10:48 pm

    Wonderful cards as always Catherine!!

  • Leanne S July 11, 2016, 10:55 pm

    Lovely cards! Love mystery prizes, so much fun opening them.

  • Marlene July 11, 2016, 11:00 pm

    Love…love…love your card. I can’t wait to make one myself.

  • Linda Anderson July 11, 2016, 11:01 pm

    The tag die is amazing. Great that you can customize the length to fit your card. Such a pretty card and quick to do. I’m always looking for those!

  • Dana K July 11, 2016, 11:10 pm

    I haven’t heat embossed before and I want to give it a try. Can’t wait to get my box and give it a go. Such wonderful ideas. You keep me inspired. Thank you.

  • Cassie July 11, 2016, 11:11 pm

    I am totally loving these butterflies. Only 2 more days!!!! (well, a little over 18 hours now…I’m not counting down the time or anything…lol)

  • Trina Chaska July 11, 2016, 11:14 pm

    I really like these 2 cards. The butterflies are so much fun.

  • Teresa - Joe's Mom July 11, 2016, 11:17 pm

    Very nice cards, Those butterflies are wonderful. Thanks for your generosity.

  • Christy Bray July 11, 2016, 11:18 pm

    Love this die, love the colors, love the butterflies, so happy! Can’t wait to get my hands on this set!!!

  • Lee Gane July 11, 2016, 11:18 pm

    The butterfly Note stamps are beautiful…… love the card and the last second addition worked!

  • Thea Turnley July 11, 2016, 11:23 pm

    Lovely cards. Looking forward to seeing more ideas.

  • Jennifer Hunstad July 11, 2016, 11:32 pm

    So exciting!!!! I am loving all of the inspiration!

  • Christy Bray July 11, 2016, 11:33 pm

    Love the way that black background makes that card pop!

  • Jill S July 11, 2016, 11:36 pm

    Another fabulous day of ideas. Can’t wait for Wed!

  • Jodie Ramdas July 11, 2016, 11:52 pm

    I love this butterfly card Catherine! It is so pretty! Beautiful colours!

  • Cindy Roman Daversa July 12, 2016, 12:17 am

    I am so so so excited! These cards are amazing! I’m already stalking the mailbox!

  • Sherry Lowmaster July 12, 2016, 12:18 am

    WOW!! such gorgeous cards! love the dies and the butterflies!

  • Cindy Haffner July 12, 2016, 12:20 am

    Beautiful work !!!!

  • Wahnita Hammond July 12, 2016, 12:22 am

    How exciting to see your new kit & creative ideas!!! With how busy it has been for me at work, I don’t even have time to think of ideas for cards. I am going through CWS…….creative withdrawal syndrome. LOL!!! I need some “less work & more play” time. HELP!

  • Jean July 12, 2016, 12:54 am

    Loving the colorful butterflies

  • Melissa McGuire July 12, 2016, 12:55 am

    The black background looks amazing!

  • Ujjwal Goel July 12, 2016, 1:00 am

    I love your cards and I am so excited about SOA. I love this concept :)

  • Sharon July 12, 2016, 1:00 am

    Love those spunky butterflies!!!!

  • Barbara S July 12, 2016, 1:07 am

    Love those butterflies – those beautiful pastel colors make a lovely card – thanks for sharing

  • Colleen Balija July 12, 2016, 1:18 am

    Catherine I love this set! The scallop dies are adorable!

  • Cristina V. Moidel July 12, 2016, 1:45 am

    Love the colors!

  • Lori R July 12, 2016, 3:01 am

    I’m so excited to see the new cards and hops along the way. The butterflies are darling btw!

  • Vicki Jendrsczak July 12, 2016, 3:44 am

    great cards

  • Amanda July 12, 2016, 3:55 am

    Awesome box set! Love all the options!

  • Dawn T July 12, 2016, 4:19 am

    Fabulous butterflies. Love them

  • Arianna Barbara July 12, 2016, 5:01 am

    Wow! Beautiful cards and video!!! Love how versatile this set is!

  • Claudia M. July 12, 2016, 5:28 am

    I love buttterflies! These two cards are amazingly amazing! Thanks for sharing so many great ideas. I would love to win this collection! I can’t wait until Wednesday. :-)

  • Heather Parry July 12, 2016, 6:21 am

    Beautiful cards! I think this is my favourite collection so far!

  • Michelle pink July 12, 2016, 6:32 am

    Omg i cant wait to get mine !!!!!

  • Leticia Castro July 12, 2016, 6:57 am

    Butterfly Notes is such a beautiful stamp set

  • Ruth Aubertine July 12, 2016, 7:01 am

    Love your card and this collection is amazing!!!!

  • Lynn MT July 12, 2016, 7:01 am

    Thanks for the video, Catherine. I love the butterfly card and you make it seem so easy with your step-by-step tutorial. By the way that little chevron piece you decided to add to the card is just what the project sitting on my table needs for an extra pop! Winning the SOA kit would be so perfect! Thanks for the opportunity to do just that.

  • Sydney G July 12, 2016, 7:13 am

    The banner is so cute. I’m learning and the kit will be a huge help. Butterflies are my fav too.

  • Cynthia Darlington July 12, 2016, 7:24 am

    I love the butterflies in this collection, can’t wait to use them

  • Angela W July 12, 2016, 7:27 am

    Both of your butterfly cards are very cute! There are a lot of butterfly stamps like these on the market, but yours are very pretty.

  • Amante del Papel July 12, 2016, 7:45 am

    It was a super beautiful hop! so inspiring!

  • Helen Gullett July 12, 2016, 7:45 am

    Cathrine, your card today is GORGEOUS! Love the banner and butterflies. Love it!!

  • Dana W July 12, 2016, 7:58 am

    Gorgeous card!! Love these butterflies!!

  • Eqlyse July 12, 2016, 8:00 am

    Absolutely love this collection. Cannot wait to place my order. Your card are gorgeous.

  • Joyce mcintosh July 12, 2016, 8:05 am

    Thanks for sharing your card and video. I can’t wait for Wednesday to purchase this new kit. I love that you get so many stamps and dies in the kits.

  • Deana Benson July 12, 2016, 8:06 am

    Tomorrow is the big day! Can’t wait these beautiful butterflies need to be in my collection!

  • Michelle Daigle July 12, 2016, 8:08 am

    Those butterflies are fabulous! Love the card and this collection is amazing!

  • Kayla McGinnis July 12, 2016, 8:15 am

    Very sweet cards! I do really love those butterflies!

  • Bunny Dobbie July 12, 2016, 8:41 am

    I keep forgetting about extending my tags and banner dies this way! Thanks so much for the reminder. What cheerful cards. I’m sure your friends love being told they are awesome!

  • barbara brennan July 12, 2016, 8:44 am

    I love seeing the variations on a theme when you present your products! I’m digging the scalloped tag die and the versatility of it! Can’t wait to get my hands on this set and begin to design. WELL DONE!

  • Diana Sowers July 12, 2016, 8:52 am

    Love the Butterfly tags. I have so many ideas running through my head right now. Thank you!!!

  • Stacy O'Dell July 12, 2016, 9:19 am

    I love the colors of the butterfly, and agree that the small scallop die is fun! I also like how you die cut the large scallop bottom layer of the one card. -Stacy

  • . July 12, 2016, 9:24 am

    I love your butterfly cards! Thanks for sharing. I’m so excited to get my own so I can get started on my own cards!
    Blessings to you,
    Cathy

  • Patricia July 12, 2016, 9:38 am

    You just have to love butterflies.

  • Viola Crossley July 12, 2016, 9:57 am

    These are, well, LOVELY!

  • Cheryl Fisher July 12, 2016, 10:09 am

    Great card.

  • Marcia Harrington July 12, 2016, 10:11 am

    This set looks amazing!! The designers created such beautiful cards. They really are works of art!!

  • Megan July 12, 2016, 10:19 am

    I just love the background uses for the lovely lattice stamp!

  • Linda S. July 12, 2016, 10:29 am

    You’re amazingly amazing!

  • Sandy July 12, 2016, 10:42 am

    Catherine Just love the cards Colors are happy ight up my alley

  • Jackie Parkins July 12, 2016, 10:43 am

    Your card is gorgeous and I love those butterflies!

  • Geri Clark July 12, 2016, 11:07 am

    I love butterfly’s and this card is so amazing cute. Butterfly Notes is a stamp set I need to get. Have a great day.

  • Kirsty Georgia July 12, 2016, 11:17 am

    Ok I’m now going to set my alarm to go off (I’m west coast) so I can wake up nd buy it!!! As a stamp nation member maybe I’ll buy the very first one, is it weird that that is exciting to me??

  • Sandra Meador July 12, 2016, 11:38 am

    Great techniques…love the tag and the butterflies.

  • jemay July 12, 2016, 11:58 am

    i lOVE LOVE LOVE butterflies!

  • Jodi Baune July 12, 2016, 12:07 pm

    I love those butterflies!

  • Dee Earnshaw July 12, 2016, 12:14 pm

    This new kit is gorgeous. Love the butterflies with their tiny dots on the edges:)

  • Sue D. July 12, 2016, 12:21 pm

    Beautiful. Love your layout and design.

  • Lysiane July 12, 2016, 12:33 pm

    Thank you So Much for giving us this chance!! :D :D

  • Mary July 12, 2016, 12:33 pm

    Loving this Kit! Can’t wait

  • Jane Cordell July 12, 2016, 12:45 pm

    Very pretty

  • Francine Weinberg July 12, 2016, 12:54 pm

    Soooo pretty! I especially like the black background; the pink really pops!

  • Sue Wareham July 12, 2016, 12:56 pm

    Great card love butterfly stamps great new collection

  • Frances Servoss July 12, 2016, 12:57 pm

    Great cards. Love new SOA.

  • Cheryl Cramer July 12, 2016, 1:06 pm

    I love the card you created. The tip about using the leaf die as a heart is great.
    Thank you for inspiring me.
    God bless

  • Deb Luther July 12, 2016, 1:15 pm

    So much fun!

  • Kathleen Reilly July 12, 2016, 1:20 pm

    Beautiful card. I love butterflies. I want my box yesterday :>)

  • Donna Gibson July 12, 2016, 1:22 pm

    Really getting excited for this kit!!

  • Mary Laffin July 12, 2016, 1:34 pm

    Great cards made with fantastic new products. Can’t wait to get mine

  • Linda Gandara July 12, 2016, 1:38 pm

    Butterflies are just an all around go to, so beautiful and graceful!

  • Jo Ann Usey July 12, 2016, 1:38 pm

    I love the butterflies – so fun and flitty! Love the colors you chose to make these cards with too. Thanks for the opportunity to win this wonderful Lovely Notes Collection!

  • NANCY DONAYRE-PUN July 12, 2016, 2:03 pm

    Lovely cards!!! The butterfly set is great. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win. :)

  • Sue Smith July 12, 2016, 2:04 pm

    The dies that are coming our way are fabulous. I can’t wait to get my hands on them. I also like the size of the tag :) Can’t WAIT !! :)

  • Kimberly Rendino July 12, 2016, 2:13 pm

    Love those butterflies! I’m starting the hop late, but I’m off to check out everyone’s posts right now!!!

  • Kim G July 12, 2016, 2:14 pm

    Love the butterfly cards!!! My set can’t arrive soon enough!

  • Deepa Lakshman July 12, 2016, 2:14 pm

    Love these butterflies. Very nice cards.

  • Laura Ingersoll July 12, 2016, 2:24 pm

    thanks for the instructions for finding the comments. I would have missed them.
    These cards are great. This looks like a really good kit.

  • Geralyn Minor July 12, 2016, 2:25 pm

    I love card making! This kit has everything needed to create beautiful happy mail!

  • Judy Woodland July 12, 2016, 2:28 pm

    Super cute cards. I’m all about butterflies…….this kit is amazing!

  • Debbie Piccolo July 12, 2016, 2:43 pm

    Get card. Love the stamps and dies in this set.

  • Caroline from Canada July 12, 2016, 2:45 pm

    You make creating seem so easy! I love the rainbow of butterflies on the black or white background. All the little extras (scallops and hearts) make such a sweet difference. I’m becoming a Stamp Nation fan!

  • Rosemary July 12, 2016, 2:45 pm

    I can hardly wait either :-)))

  • Tammy Nyenhuis July 12, 2016, 3:08 pm

    Love the multiple butterflies on this card! Thanks for your video!

  • Darlene Renshaw July 12, 2016, 3:12 pm

    Dear Catherine,
    I love the butterflies! One of my favorite types of stamps. I still can’t get enough of that lattice background stamp. I really love it. I wish I can look at my stamps and dies and get the inspiration like you do. I probably would have never thought about using the leaf die as a heart. Thank you.Darlene

  • Jane Sirak July 12, 2016, 3:29 pm

    What an awesome kit

  • Joyce July 12, 2016, 3:48 pm

    love the trim you added

  • Oliev July 12, 2016, 4:00 pm

    Lovely butterflies:-)

  • Jacquie July 12, 2016, 4:05 pm

    The butterflies are just gorgeous!

  • Carla July 12, 2016, 4:08 pm

    Can’t beat butterflies! I just love how easy it is to make something so beautiful!

  • Anita Falcone July 12, 2016, 4:58 pm

    Catherine, I asked if it could get any better. Boy it sure did. Everyone’s cards are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing.

  • Carrie Gilliam July 12, 2016, 5:05 pm

    I love your cards and I think this collection is just beautiful.

  • Debbie Bonczek July 12, 2016, 5:08 pm

    That banner could not be more fabulous. Love it! I can’t wait to create.

  • Vicki Montgomery July 12, 2016, 5:10 pm

    Love the butterfly’s. They make any card beautiful.

  • NINA ADAMS July 12, 2016, 6:03 pm

    Both cards are adorable.

  • Kerry Lowe July 12, 2016, 6:21 pm

    Absolutely love that big die!

  • maureenb July 12, 2016, 6:35 pm

    This is such a cool idea! well done!

  • Rosemary Lettieri July 12, 2016, 6:36 pm

    The Than You font is one of the prettiest Ive seen!!!! Loved the faux shaker card.

  • Nancy Smith July 12, 2016, 6:40 pm

    Always love your work!!

  • Miriam Codesal July 12, 2016, 6:44 pm

    Love this kit!

  • Jackie Pasko July 12, 2016, 6:44 pm

    What beautiful cards! I love the butterfly stamps.

  • Michelle Daigle July 12, 2016, 6:54 pm

    Those butterflies are amazing! Your cards are gorgeous! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Lisa Rutherford July 12, 2016, 7:15 pm

    LOVE butterflies! Can’t wait!!

  • Frances Long July 12, 2016, 7:46 pm

    Butterflies. I love this card.

  • Linda Kennedy July 12, 2016, 8:08 pm

    Your cards are so pretty! Love the butterflies! This whole kit is just awesome!! Thanks for sharing!

  • Helen Holmes July 12, 2016, 8:32 pm

    Cards are always better with butterflies, and that stamp set looks fantastic along with all the other goodies

  • Sean July 12, 2016, 8:58 pm

    Butterflies make great cards!!

  • Sarita July 12, 2016, 9:23 pm

    Great card, love all the die!

  • Melinda Ferraz July 12, 2016, 9:32 pm

    Love the butterfly stamps, can’t wait to get my kit. Thanks for the chance to win one.

  • Claudia M. July 12, 2016, 9:52 pm

    I love this collection! I can’t wait until tomorrow! You are so creative, Catherine! Love all the cards you have shown us so far. How can you come up with so many great ideas? Thanks for sharing! :-)

  • Susan Chessa July 12, 2016, 9:53 pm

    I have your last SOA, and can’t wait for tomorrow for butterfly, banners and flowers!

  • Cynthia Johnson July 12, 2016, 9:55 pm

    I love that these butterflies are in different positions and not just sitting there with spread wings. If you want a butterfly flying, you would want it different, right? Love the die has an outline die also. Great SOA collection, but then they all are!

  • Sue Fetherlin July 12, 2016, 10:06 pm

    AHHHH … only 11 more hours!!!!!!!! So ExCitEd … My first ever SOA. This is SO fun!!!

  • Christine Mulka July 12, 2016, 10:23 pm

    My favorite is the butterflies, but next is the faux shaker card die.They’re amazing. I am planning on cutting it down the middle and putting the outside toward the inside top and bottom of the card.

  • Jeanne R July 12, 2016, 10:30 pm

    Great card full of happy colors!

  • lilola July 12, 2016, 10:31 pm

    What a beautiful collection!! Love this card!

  • Jayne July 12, 2016, 10:34 pm

    Catherine, as always your cards are beautiful. Love, love, love this collection so much and can’t wait to be able to order. Thank you for sharing. Happy day and stamping

  • Ilina Crouse July 12, 2016, 10:40 pm

    Those are indeed some beautiful butterflies. It’s my favorite set from this box.

  • Sandy July 12, 2016, 10:41 pm

    I love the ways everyone’s coming up with to stretch the supplies. This box is bursting with ideas!

  • mary belsn July 12, 2016, 10:43 pm

    These butterflies are incredible, and I love the dies!

  • Cynthia CrusanNoble July 12, 2016, 11:16 pm

    Love this card

  • Abby July 12, 2016, 11:33 pm

    Love the butterflies!

  • Mary Beth Krakowski July 12, 2016, 11:33 pm

    love, love, LOVE these cards. Butterflies are great, and can’t wait.

  • Buffy July 13, 2016, 12:08 am

    I’ve never been a butterfly person but I’m starting to rethink that. How adorable these cards are.

  • Sebrina Bendel July 13, 2016, 12:22 am

    Ooohhh la la. I love these cards. Beautiful!

  • Molly K Barry July 13, 2016, 12:37 am

    I just love the drama of black against all that lovely color!

  • JoAnn K Delery July 13, 2016, 1:10 am

    beautiful colors, love that label die.

  • Fern Laderoute July 13, 2016, 1:37 am

    Love the stamps and dies

  • Chrystyna July 13, 2016, 1:39 am

    Love the butterfly stamps, the chevron die and the little scalloped border. Awesome cards!!! Thanks for sharing the video. The Lovely Notes is a great collection to play with.

  • Kirsty Georgia July 13, 2016, 2:42 am

    Winder bar! Love them all

  • Cathy P in AZ July 13, 2016, 3:04 am

    Simply beautiful! Love them both!

  • Sharon Kaldenberger July 13, 2016, 6:15 am

    You are sure right..butterflies are a great focal point.
    Love this card. So easy to pull together.
    Thanks.

  • Suzanne Watanabe July 13, 2016, 6:19 am

    Hi Catherine!
    OMG! I love these wonderful products in the new SOA! So exciting! Thank you for sharing another gorgeous card…I adore the butterfly images! :)

  • Linda Ford July 13, 2016, 7:20 am

    I love these Butterflies, what a great selection

  • Susan B. July 13, 2016, 7:49 am

    Love your card! Hope to win, but if not can’t wait to order and receive my box. thanks for sharing.

  • Charlotte E (Lady Joyful) July 13, 2016, 7:57 am

    Great cards! Those butterflies are really fabulous – the yellow one especially has such great movement.

  • Michele F July 13, 2016, 8:30 am

    I’m so behind … you know the old ‘the faster I go, the behind-er I get? I’m living that! Looks like fun-in-a-box to me!
    =]

  • Kathy Czygan July 13, 2016, 9:13 am

    You’re right …those butterflies are the perfect staple and they are all so beautiful! I am a fan of the way that white tag POPS on the black background! Beautiful work Catherine!

  • Beth July 13, 2016, 9:25 am

    Such a lovely, simple card; love it!

  • Nana Griffin July 13, 2016, 9:28 am

    Love both of these cards. Quick and easy too.

  • Kris in Alaska July 13, 2016, 9:51 am

    Uh oh! I’m in trouble because I adore butterflies!

  • Crystle K July 13, 2016, 10:43 am

    Love them all

  • Diann July 13, 2016, 12:37 pm

    I love the colors and the butterflies stamp. Very lovely cards! :)

  • Alanna P. July 13, 2016, 2:03 pm

    So pretty! Love those butterflies!

  • Rob Keogh July 13, 2016, 4:06 pm

    Such pretty cards, love the stamps too.

  • MarjR July 13, 2016, 7:21 pm

    Beautiful cards! Love the stamps and dies.

  • Tracy Ross July 13, 2016, 8:03 pm

    I love butterflies and these ones are beautiful

  • Gwen July 14, 2016, 12:40 am

    Love those butterflies! So pretty!

  • Susan Powell July 14, 2016, 10:07 am

    Beautiful

  • Lynne Phelps July 15, 2016, 11:29 am

    Beautuful! Everything I’ve seen is wonderful!

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