Saturday, September 17, 2011

American Crafts Blog Hop & Giveaway! *closed*

Hi Everyone,
A big welcome to the American Crafts Blog Hop that's happening this weekend and hoping that you're enjoying all the eye candy everywhere and you should be arriving here from Pamella Brown's blog... (don't forget to start from the beginning as a lot of the ladies are also having a small giveaway!)


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As you know the theme for the hop was to create a project using products from ALL the new collections. Yes, all! And that in itself was a major challenge for me, as I usually scrap with using one collection at a time... lol


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But after create a huge huge (and I do mean huuuuugggge) mess all over the living room, here's what I created with a little bit of this and that. And honestly, I was suprised that once I had everything spread out everywhere... the same colors schemes can be found in all the collections and can be easy mixed with each other and in no time at all...

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... mixing in nightfall flower embellishments, using stickers from both the DayDream (hello) and Garden Cafe (flower) collections and isn't that smile tag from the Garden Cafe collection adorable (I really do need another set)...

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...and here's more bits from Amy Tangerine fabric button set, flower embellishment from the Nightfall collection, label sticker in the back is from Garden Cafe and the yummy buttons are from the DayDream collection...

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And in case you're curious, here's the full supplies details:
White (71081) - Cardstock, Scatter Sunshine (35554) - Amy Tangerine, Oh Happy Grey (35565) - Amy Tangerine, Fine Day (35606) - DayDream, Santa Baby (35482) - HollyDay, Fabric Tabs (85567) - Amy Tangerine Elements, Plastic Buttons (85573) - DayDreams Elements, Smile (42227) - DayDream Remarks, Spells (72015) - Nightfall Delights, Spice (72016) - Nightfall Delights, Savor - Small (42210) - Garden Cafe Remarks, Printed Variety Tags (77256) - Garden Cafe Bits, Chocolate (53219) - Maple Thickers, Dimensional Tabs (61710) - This To That, Dot Glue Runner (61713) - This To That

And to make all the hopping even more fun, I'm giving away a few items from the new summer collections to one lucky winner! you'll be getting the following items...

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Interested? Just leave me a comment on this blog post by midnight Friday 23rd and I'll be drawing one lucky winner over the weekend.

A big thanks for stopping by and now onto your next stop... Rahel Menig's Blog.

Have a hopping fun and don't forget to hop on back to the AC blog post when you're all done for a chance to win 2 entire collections!!! Have fun!

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324 comments:

  1. WOW ! love the idea of putting the 'sun burst' at the bottom of the page. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  2. very kewl and inspirational layout, love that sun for sure.
    I love all of the designs but I think NightFall is my favorite altho GardenCafe is wonderful it makes me hungry! LOL

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  3. This layout is so fun Piradee! I love the pictures (beautiful!), the sun, and all the details. (PS - don't include me in the giveaway, I just wanted to let you know I love your layout publicly :)

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  4. Gorgeous photos with that lovely sun. Love this layout!

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  5. Perfect combination of the yellow sun and the pic! Love it!

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  6. The sun is the one that shines so brightly and cheerfully! Love the borders :)

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  7. love the pinwheel flower with the number on it. Very graphic.

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  8. I LOVE your layout ! Thanks for sharing !

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  9. Piradee, your layout is so very pretty! I love how all the elements in your layout came together to make one great design!!

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  10. Wowza. This is just proof that if you think outside the box and try something you didn't think you could pull off, the results can be amazing!!!

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  11. Just beautiful!! Your photograph is awesome, too.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  12. Great layout. I love the sunburst on the bottom too! And the layered buttons - great idea!

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  13. Amazing page! I love the sun. :)

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  14. Speachless! Lovely! Love your style!

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  15. I love the style of your layout! It´s amazing!

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  16. That sun on your page is amazing. Gives the page such a happy sense.

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  17. Love, love, love that sun! Great layout!

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  18. what a bright and cheery layout! I love the big sun!

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  19. What a wonderful way to use the sun beams. Think I may have to pin this one...LOVE IT!

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  20. Great layout! Love the pictures from place I´ve visited once and loved very much!

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  21. This is so pretty! And so funny abut your living room,I make a HUGE mess whenI scrap, too!

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  22. What a great page! I LOVE that big sun!!

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  23. what a lovely simple layout--GREAT job!

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  24. fun layout! That sun paper is great, and I really liked the red bg paper used.

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  25. Beautiful layout. Love all the embellies and how you combined all the collections.

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  26. LOVELY layout!! {Please leave me out of the giveaway! Just stopping to say, hi!}

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  27. Whoa! Thanks for the awesome n generous giveaway!:):) always love looking at your layouts! So clean n neat!:):)

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  28. I really do like the sun! This is a creative layout and so clean cut. I like! :)

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  29. The way you layered everything looks awesome. I like the idea of just using the photo of a place to spark a memory of a trip.

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  30. Love the mix of stuff on this LO! Great page!

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  31. Well, I can't see the "mess" you made with all the products (I'll bet it was actually lovely!) - but I have to say the results rock! Love how you've still got a clean layout, even with all the different lines you used. Wonderful job!

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  32. Grear page. Love it.


    Margaret Kaznowska

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  33. What a great way to use the sun! I love how your layout color scheme seems neutral because all of the AC lines are so bright and colorful. You are an amazing designer :)

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  34. Fab LO. Thanks for chance to win AC stickers.

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  35. What an interesting layout. I luv the idea of the sunburst on your page.

    And, I'm like you in that I generally tend to "play it safe" and only use one vendor's papers and detail add-ons!

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  36. Wow, this layout totally catches your eye and draws you in. It's really great!!
    ~Natalie

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  37. Really lovely! That sun is great.

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  38. love your layout ! The photos are faulous, too. Thanks for sharing. I'll definitely be back for more !

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  39. this one just blew me away......looooooooooove it!!

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  40. OH MY the photos are AMAZING!!! and the layout is fab. SUper cool!!!

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  41. I looove how you used the sun! I kept staring at that paper not knowing what to do with -- thanks for the inspiration!

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  42. fabulous layout, as always!!!

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  43. Such a beautiful layout, I love it!

    LG,

    Tanja

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  44. Love your sun, and what a great mix of embellies =)

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  45. This is so beautiful. LOVE IT! (Don't include me in the draw ;) )

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  46. Supercute layout! Love how you've mixed the collections, you didn't seem to have a hard time with it at all, looking at that wonderful result :) Thanks alot for the inspiration, and the chance to win a wonderful giveaway. Have a happy weekend :)

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  47. Love it especially the sun paper

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  48. That sun looks amazing! You've brought the collection together so well. And I love the bits in your giveaway - thanks for the chance to win! x

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  49. STUNNING. just stunning. I love your style.

    (no need to enter me in your drawing - I'm just admiring all the hop creations!)

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  50. I love your design with the big sun. Great lo!

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  51. Lovely layout with that gorgeous sun and embellies!

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  52. Gorgeous layout, as always! And yes, I'm interested in your awesome giveaway!

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  53. I just adore this layout. So beautiful.

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  54. What a great look for this layout!

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  55. I absolutely luv your page! We just got back from Holland/Brussels less than a week ago ... your page brought back some amazing memories!

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  56. These are pretty cool

    Nicky from Canada

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  57. Great photos; so nice to see a layout about a place. My immediate thought was Bruges so I wasn't far out. Such distinctive buildings.

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  58. Gorgeous lo with gorgeous pics!

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  59. I love your layout, the colors flow together perfectly. And the sun is great, too. I like that you put it in an 'unconventional' place toward the bottom, it really livens the page up! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  60. I love, love, and love your photos. Great layout!

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  61. I love how bright and cheerful your page is!

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  62. This is such a fun layout! Love the border!

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  63. I love it! I soooo adore your style!

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  64. I love the layout and how it really highlights the photos- love the sun!

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  65. Super cute layout Piradee! I love the border, and love how you used the sun. Thanks for the inspiration :)

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  66. beautiful LO... I'm already follow you and I just love your work!!

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  67. Love the colors, beautiful layout. Its great to be able to mix and match. Thank you for sharing.

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  68. Love how you used the sun on your layout - great idea :)

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  69. Such awesome photos, and I love the page you made with them! Really looks great. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  70. What a beautiful layout! I can see what you mean about how well the lines coordinate.

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  71. As ALWAYS, Piradee, I LOVe your layout!!! That sunshine is adorable, and I love the letter stickers and the cute embellishments! Would LOVE to win that prize! :)

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  72. I just love your big giant sun! How much fun!!!

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  73. I love your LO (as usual). I think I'm your biggest fan! It's just lovely. Thank you for posting. :)

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  74. Stunning photos and beautiful layout - love those large alphas!!

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  75. LOVE this, Piradee! We had similar ideas on cutting out the sun!! Looks awesome! (don't include me in the drawing, obviously!) :D

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  76. Piradee I'm so glad you're back on the AC dt. I love their stuff and love to see what you do with it!

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  77. Love how you used that sunshine paper:) Very cool!

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  78. Your layout is so cute. I love the sunshine paper and all the colors!

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  79. I absolutely love the sunshine!! It really brings life to your layout!

    jnj_182 at yahoo dot com

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  80. this is one beautiful LO i LOVE it and on to my lift pile for sure. you have done a great job mixing those lines for sure :)

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  81. Beautiful layout!!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  82. Wow, you did a really fantastic job combining the lines together. I especially love how you used the red and gray papers all around the page with the green thrown in.

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  83. Great layout, love all the details and pinwheels.
    alisha.moorenielsen@gmail.com
    http://scrappin-happens.blogspot.com/

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  84. Oh wow! That layout is stunning! Love the vibrancy! Gorgeous!

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  85. The photographs amazing on your page and I love the large sun. Gorgeousness.

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  86. Great layout - you may have a mess on the living room floor, but you have a very cool layout to show for it!

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  87. absolutely stunning!!! love the design, the color choices, the photo!

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  88. Super fun layouts! Love all the detail work!!
    kacee

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  89. That. Sun. Is. Awesome!!!
    <3 Ashlynn.
    http://www.sillycyclops.blogspot.com

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  90. Gorgeous layout!!! (don't include me in the drawing!)

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  91. Fabulous layout Love the color too. Thanks for sharing.

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  92. Love the sun and the colors you used.

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  93. Hi Piradee!

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  94. This is a beautiful layout - so much detail!

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  95. Always interesting to see how the different DT people scrap with similar items - like that sun. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  96. your color combination is just amazing!! love e Simplicity & Sweetness :)

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  97. Your LO is amazing!! I love the sun shape!! The goodies that you have to win are so adorable. I would LOVE to have them for some of my projects!!

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  98. Love the layout! The photos are so great, and the sun burst is a great element!

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  99. Just gorgeous! I always love your fresh designs!!!

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  100. Oh WOW this page ROCKS!! I adore that sun!!!

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  101. I love the colors and the big sun

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  102. Very pretty, those photos are fabulous! Thanks for sharing!

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  103. Love how you toned down the super bright paper!

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  104. Simple but striking layout!! VERY fresh and fabulous! TFS

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  105. Just love the clean lines on your page.

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  106. wow.. i love the giant sun... great layout.

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  107. Your layout is one of the best of the bunch!

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  108. Such an awesome layout! The sun is just gorgeous and compliments your pretty pictures so well! Love!

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  109. gogeous layout, love the red and grey around the edge and the huge sun

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  110. such an awesome page! The white space in itself makes a statement... love it!

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  111. Love the layout! Red and grey make such a good combination!

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  112. Simple but AWESOME layout! That sun definitely makes it great!

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  113. THANKS for sharing!! I LOVE the photo!! Have a FABULOUSN WEEKEND!! =)

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  114. the border are nice. It was awesome.

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  115. Great layout, thanks for sharing!

    belongstotogsy@hotmail.com

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  116. I love ur style!!! Love tht u fussy cut the sun!! TFS

    cheryl131091@yahoo.com

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  117. Love the page Piradee - your fussy cut sun is a fab background for the Belgium pics ;)
    Thanks for the giveaway chance, Rx

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  118. Love your page! That sun is a great idea!

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  119. Always a fan of your work. Love the clean look and sunny feel of the page.

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  120. Great!!
    I LOVE yuor sun!!

    kisses
    lilith

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  121. fantastic layout!!!!
    I love SUN!!!

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  122. Fantasti-cutie layout! I haven't been to Ghent, but I've been to Brugge and I hear they're both as cute as each other.. Thanks for the great layout and the chance to win!

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  123. Great page ! Colorful but clean ! Love it !

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  124. This is just great, the eye is really drawn to the photos.

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  125. What wonderful work you created to mix and match all the lines like this. Beautiful page!

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  126. That sun is gorgeous and I love your layout!

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  127. Piradee, I am originally from Singapore, now living in Columbus Ohio USA! It's nice to see the city captured in your layouts.

    Your layout is beautiful (as always) and if I win the giveaway, I am going to have it sent to my mom in Singapore who experienced "scrapbooking" during one of her visits to me and is now hooked. :o)

    TFS and congrats on making it onto the AC DT!

    Grace Hester
    http://www.gracehester.typepad.com
    grace[at#]gracehesterdesigns[dot#]com

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  128. Beautiful wat to showcase Gent's stunning architecture - though every time I've been it's been raining!!

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  129. Awesome I love how the colors all work well together, plus the large sun is really neat on the layout! Thanks for sharing

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  130. 1st of all GREAT picture. Second, I really LOVE this LO. I really love that sun and all the embellishment work. ALso love your color choices, this is where I always hem and haw for hours.

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  131. Hi Piradee - have been admiring your work for a long time now - this is another amazing layout you did - love it!!

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  132. Always love the way u use the products, so
    Uniquely done!

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  133. Gosh your work is just so amazing!!!! I could gush about this beautiful LO for hours! Very inspirational, thanks for sharing!

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  134. Great layout, the sunburst looks awesome

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  135. Really like the sunshine! Amazing layout :)

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  136. That big sun with the layered embellies is great.

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  137. What a fantastic layout, Piradee! You are so creative. I just love your style!

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  138. Why have I never been to Ghent? love the LO

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  139. Love your design!!! and I'm loving the sunshine :)

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  140. Love, Love, Love that sunshine. Great layout. Thanks for sharing.

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  141. Such a beautiful layout! I love that sun burst at the bottom, so happy.

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  142. Oh I love how you mixed the papers, and how you cut the sun out! I'll have to try that idea. Great layout!

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  143. Love your bright and sunny layout. Awesome!

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  144. WOW...you are one creative lady!! Thanks for sharing and being part of the hop...hope I win the extra goodies!! LOVE American Crafts!

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  145. GORGEOUS!!! LOVE the border treatment- so simple and lovely!

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  146. Love your layout! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  147. SOOOOOO pretty! And what a great giveaway!

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  148. The sun is awesome! Thanks for sharing.

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  149. Gorgeous layout! Love those photos.

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  150. This is amazing! I absolutely love it!!

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  151. Your photo and the embellishments go so well together! Great layout!

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  152. like the combination of subtle photo and bright pattern papers

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  153. I love your clean and fun layout. The sun is just shining so bright. Love it! And what a superb giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  154. The sun at the bottom of the page is such a unique idea! Love the layout!

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  155. I adore the sun on this layout, so cute

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  156. Good job inspiring us hoppers! I love this layout.

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  157. Fun page - I am going to have to use a sun one of these days

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