Saturday, June 2, 2018

Special blog hop and giveaway



I am so excited to be a part of my sweet friend Kathy Racoosin's "The Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge" today

If you are new to the challenge …. The premise of “The Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge” is to color something everyday even if it’s for five minutes. (However feel free to  jump in or out as time permits). Any coloring medium is welcomed. Click here for DAY 1. TO UPLOAD YOUR COLORING  or here on Instagramor here on Facebook (FB is a closed group). Please remember to use the hashtag #thedailymarker30day  and tag @kathyrac . For kids & young adults #thedailymarker30daykids

If you have any questions about “The Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge” you can refer to this post.  If you want more info on The Coloring Challenge Road Trip click here.

Hoping you will hop along the path and be inspired to COLOR something :)  There may be a giveaway along the path, so I hope you stop at them all.

You should be arriving from the Neat & Tangled  blog
Your next stop on the hop is Power Poppy

You can see the full blog hop list here - The Daily Marker

I have a special giveaway today...


One lucky winner will receive a $50. shopping spree at the Paper Smooches online store.  To qualify, please leave a comment on this post and let me know what your favorite color is.  You have until midnight on Monday, June 4th to comment.  Winner will be announced on this blog on Tuesday, June 5th.

Here is the card I colored 

I used - Paper Smooches Twiggy Florets stamp set and Gift Tags 2 Dies.  Gina K cardstock, Ranger black ink, and Copic colors R08, RV29, RV19, YG13, YG05

I used the same Copic markers I used on my stamped images to created a faux painted background.


Thanks for stopping by
xx Kim

259 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, Kim - this is an absolute gem! I love the watercolor painted look and the bright, vivid sweet flowers but then I read the sentiment - love, love, LOVE this!! Sensational card ♥ TFS!

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  2. Hi Kim. What fun. My favourite colour is blue. Hugz

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  3. Hi Kim! Such a fun card! Love the sentiment! I miss all your new releases. Hope your store is doing well and congrats on your marriage! (I know I’m a bit late with that but wanted to tell you anyway.) My fav color is purple.

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  4. Hi Kim - love that background and the tag added as well - I need to do more water coloring!! And the Sentiment! Ha! I have stories I could tell about that! My Favorite color is Brown - love using Kraft Cardstock ~ what a fab prize - thank you! Have a blessed day!

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  5. Beautiful card and technique .

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  6. What a fun card. The image is so cute and I love the sentiment. I love all colours but my favourite at the moment is teal blue. Thanks for the generous giveaway x x

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  7. What a fabulous card with a great sentiment!!!!

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  8. My favorite color is purple. This such an inspiring hop. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  9. What a fun card- love the background! My favorite color is blue!

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  10. Such a cute card! Love the sentiment. My favorite color is any shade of blue!

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  11. Loved your card especially the faux background. My favourite colour is any shade of teal.

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  12. What a sweet card. I chuckled when I read the 'favorite color' request. I ask my little kids that (I'm a preschool teacher) and 9 times out of 10 I get "rainbow". I have to concur!

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  13. Love this card! Your background is so pretty. My favorite color is blue.

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  14. Love the background on your card. My favorite color is red. :)

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  15. Darling card, great background

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  16. I like all colors (except hot pink) but love Red the most! Thanks for the chance to win a most generous prize!!

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  17. Cute card! My favorite color is Red... mostly. But I love purple in all shades, especially if it is on the blue side... Oh, and turquoise... I love turquoise...

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  18. My favorite color is purple. :)

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  19. Adore the faux watercolor background! The pink just reminds me of yummy delicious ice cream, my favorite. "Wet my plants!" I snorted out loud.

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  20. Lovely card! I liked the BG too.My all time favorite while coloring flower is pink but currently I am hooked to using mint.

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  21. Pretty card! My favorite color is blue - specifically a turquoise or pool-colored blue ❤️

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  22. My favorite color is yellow. I even reach for yellow plates to eat off of, more than any color in my large collection. Neat card! I have always liked that flower.

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  23. Gorgeous bright colours and the watercolour effect is lovely.

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  24. Very PRETTY! My favorite color is green!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting with Creative M

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  25. Pretty card ! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win !

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  26. My favorite color is Purple, and now it's this years color! This is such a fun card!

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  27. Beautiful, colorful card - love it! My favorite color is lime green:)

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  28. My favorite color is black because it goes with everything.
    For crafting though - I use blues, greens, & purples most.

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  29. my favorite color is Tiffany Blue. Fun card, It is so bright and happy!

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  30. Such a generous prize!!! Right now, I'm in love with all things turquoise.

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  31. I love your fun card! My favorite color is navy blue!

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  32. Love your colors. I particularly like pinks of all shades.

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  33. I love your card. Simple and it made me laugh. My favorite color is blue, any shade of blue.

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  34. LOVE your card and the color pink:)

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  35. What a sweet card, the style of your products is so whimsical, that's what I love about them! My favourite colour is red, closely followed by teal/turquoise. But I love them all, really, LOL, the rainbow is simply so cheerful! ;-) Thank you so much for being part of Kathy's wonderful hop and challenge!

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  36. Such a sweet and pretty card and sentiment. I love the background you made with the markers and your coloring is awesome. Love to color with purple, usually with my Zigs.

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  37. My favorite color is purple! Super cute card :)

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  38. my favorite colour is between fuschia and purple !

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  39. At the moment, influenced by my watercolor palette, my favorite color is Daniel Smith Mayan Blue Genuine. Cool, deep and lovely.

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  40. Love this ♥ This is so fun! My favorite color is Purple! : )

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  41. My favorite color is yellow!! I love all things yellow :) banana, sunshine, lemon, etc. Thanks for the chance!

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  42. Hi, Kim. I love this flowers. My favorite color is red

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  43. Lovely card! My favorite color is green.

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  44. Lovely card! My favorite color is purple....or turquoise....or blue.....hmmmmmm so hard to pick just one!!

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  45. Love the card! Favorite color? Rainbow ๐Ÿ˜‚

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  46. What a fun way to make a background using Copics! My fave color is red!

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  47. Oh, that card is so cute! Love the background!

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  48. Such a fantastic card! My favourite colour is blue. (:

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  49. love the random arty feel of this card - very inspiring :)
    Love purple!!

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  50. That is such a fab image with such a fun pun. I would laugh but having two slipped discs at current, laughing is banned. Great bright colours you've used. My flavour colour is purple, deep, dark rich velvet purple x

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  51. Great card and I love the background you made! So pretty and fun! I love blue colors the best I think. lol Thanks for the chance to win.

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  52. My favorite medium right now is Copics. Love your adorable card and such a fun sentiment!

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  53. Your card is so adorable! I love the sentiment. My favorite color is blue in almost any shade.

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  54. I LOVE purple...actually plain love color, but purple is my all time favorite!

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  55. this is so pretty. My favorite colours are reds.

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  56. Too funny! I think my favorite color palette is aqua and teal

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  57. Very cute card. Love the punny sentiment. I am in love with shades of teal right now.

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  58. Your sentiment made me laugh!! Loved it! Love the background too! My favorite color right now is probably teal as I can't decide between blue or green. :)

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  59. I love how the background on your card looks like the water is making the color run! My favorite color is red.

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  60. Thank you for sharing your card is amazing all around the sentiment is incredible and the background is awesome and the flowers are simple but tie it all together!!! My favorite color is teal/turquoise family

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  61. Beautiful card! I love blue.

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  62. Very cute & colorful!! My favorite color is blue!!

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  63. My favorite color is that pinkish purple/violet of some orchids

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  64. Very sweet artsy vibe card! Love your products!!!

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  65. Love the card, but especially like the background. My favorite color changes often-today it is turquoise.

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  66. This is wonderful! I love it - my favorite colors right now are turquoise and orange :)

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  67. Beautiful card, technique. Thanks for sharing the generous giveaway prize.

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  68. My favorite color recently is a cool pale aqua. Just the right mix of blue and green. ๐Ÿ˜

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  69. Fun card. I have several colours I like, but today I'll go with pink, since I'm wearing it lol.

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  70. Sweet flowers and I love the sentiment. My fav is a mix of blue and purple = lavender.

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  71. This is super cute. It made me giggle.

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  72. My favorite color is peach FS5 spectrum noir illustrator marker.

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  73. OMG! The sentiment is SO GREAT! And I love the simple coloring! This is a great set! Thanks you for the giveaway!

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  74. Blue ๐Ÿ’™ is my favorite color... but a couple of people have pointed out that I use purple a lot in my creations. ๐Ÿ˜‚ Sweet card.

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  75. OMGosh your tag is so cute and I just love that background you made! Thanks for inspiring! And thanks for the awesome giveaway! My favorite colour is pink!

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  76. Haha!! Cute card and hilarious sentiment!! My favorite color is blue, but I also like to use red.

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  77. Great card! I love the background for your tag! My favorite color is teal but that is a hard choice as I absolutely love color - all color!!

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  78. Cute card! Thank you for sharing!

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  79. This is so cute!! LOVE the fun sentiment and the colors you used are fabulous. My favorite color? That is hard to choose for me as I think it changes daily!! I LOVE orange but I would say any shade of blue is for me!!

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  80. Gorgeous card and an awesome background! My favorite color is green because I love nature. Thanks for the inspiration and for your generous giveaway!

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  81. Aww sweet card, love that fab coloured background. My favourite colour is blue :)

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  82. I am so in love with the sentiment. Love the entire card.

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  83. Thanks for your generous donation to this blog hop.

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  84. That is the cutest sentiment!! My favorite color is yellow. :)

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  85. luv the "wet" background! my favorite color is yellow :)

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  86. LOL I love the sentiment!! This is a wonderful card.

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  87. Yellow is my favorite color. I love the background on your super cute card!!!

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  88. I love punny sentiments. So much fun.

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  89. Love that background and love the color green, my fav.

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  90. Favourite colour is purple and your saying made me laugh.

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  91. Cute card!! My favorite color is blue. Great giveaway!!

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  92. Sweet and simple card. Love it. I need to do more of those. Paper Smooches has the cutest font sayings.

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  93. Sweet card :)

    My favourite colours in Copic Talk are the BG's.
    Love them!

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  94. Cute card and hilarious sentiment. My favorite color is blue.

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  95. Love your stuff! My favorite color is pink!

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  96. Such a cute card, Kim. Today, my favorite color is bright fire engine red! (But, of course that could change tomorrow!)

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  97. cute card. like the marker background.

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  98. What a great card and I love that sentiment!!!!

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  99. Cute card! I end up with more cards colored in various shades of blue,as opposed to any other color. So blue it has to be. :)

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  100. Oh darling card and
    I love PURPLE!
    Carla from Utah

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  101. Teal is my fave. Nice seeing you, Kim. Any new Paper Smooches in our future?

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  102. Very cool card! Love the background you created. My favorite color is turquoise.

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  103. Your card is adorable and the sentiment really funny ! My color is the turquoise. But blue is already great, depending where I put some color.
    Thank you for the generous gift.

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  104. My favorite color is purple! Any shade of purple! Love the colors in your card!

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  105. What a fantastic card! Super sweet images and color combination. I love the copic background - amazing!

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  106. SQUEAL!! BEAUTIFUL Card!! I LOVE the Images and Coloring, and that Sentiment just makes me LAUGH!! My FAVORITE Color is ANY shade of Blue, but I MIGHT have to steal a line from my 5 year old Greyson Mom "My FAVORITE Color is RAINBOW"!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!!

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  107. Love the Copic background on this and really love a good laugh - great sentiment!

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  108. my favorite color is blue, altho i've been making a lot of cards lately with pink flowers! your card is darling and what a fun sentiment!!

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  109. Trusty copics!!! They are my favorite coloring source!

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  110. Cute card with the tag and the faux watercolor background!

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  111. Thanks for supporting Kathy's challenge. I love Teal!

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  112. like the way to made background
    from same colors as on stamps
    Purple is my favorite color

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  113. What a fun card! Look at the color...love ♥ That sentiment cracks me up every time I see it.
    My favorite color is Green...any and all shades ♥♥

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  114. LOL, love the saying! The background is perfect and so simple! Thanks for sharing!

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  115. I'm so impressed that you managed to create the paint look with copics! I don't think I could pull that off. My favorite color is blue: I've never met a shade I didn't like!

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  116. Simple card that had a lot of punch to it! My favorite color, PURPLE!๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿค—

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  117. Gorgeous bold colours, great inspiration! I really want to learn how to use Copic Markers!!

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  118. My fav color is blue.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  119. My favorite color is purple!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  120. Interesting background! I'm a rainbow girl-like all of the colors

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  121. LOL, I love the "wet my plants" pun! My fave colors are fuchsia-pink and turquoise! Thanks and God Bless! ILuvTheEucharist @ aol dot com

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  122. Super cute card!
    My favorite color is purple, I love to say my favorite color is rainbow! Lol

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  123. It's difficult to choose just 1 favorite color, but I'll choose turquoise!!

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  124. Yellow! I love yellow. I love how you created that background-so creative.

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  125. Blue! Such a pretty card with a fun sentiment!

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  126. My favorite color is green, followed closely by turquoise. Thanks for the inspiration and the giveaway!

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  127. IM amazed you achieved a background like that with Copics! It’s really pretty -as is the entire card. Love the flower images! My favorite color is blue. Boring I know but I can’t get enough

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  128. Super sweet and simple! Beautiful design! My favorite colour is mint green. :)

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  129. Adorable and funny card! My favorite color is teal at the moment.

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  130. What a cheerful card. My favorite color is purple.

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  131. Cute card! I love the faux painted background, seems like it would be a quick and easy and really adds some punch. My favorite color is purple.

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  132. Cute card. My favorite color is blue.

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  133. Love your card! I am a red girl. The brighter the color(s) the better. Thanks for a chance to win. :D

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  134. So bright and sweet! I love the background you created. That sentiment makes me laugh every time! My favorite color is apple green.

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  135. This is such a cute card...I love that houndstooth center and the bright colors. Great sentiment, too! I have never met a color I didn’t like; I literally can’t choose one!

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  136. My favorite color is turquoise. Love your card, especially the background. Wow, it’s gorgeous. I just love the 30 day coloring challenge. I get so much done and get to relax at the same time.

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  137. I can honestly say my favorite color is gray... my house is gray, my car is gray, even my dog is gray! I love using gray as a card base cause all other colors just pop more off of it(works the same with home decor), and I love using gray as a color in my cards, especially in florals because its striking and unexpected.

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  138. Fun card! My favorite color for as long as I can remember is red.

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  139. What a cute and simple card! :) my favourite colour is blue! Especially pastel ones like the blue in your card!

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  140. Awesome card! My favourite colour is blue....for the sky and for the sea :) Thanks for the chance to win!

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  141. Very cute and clean card. My favorite color is seafoam.

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  142. My favorite color is pink. I love your card and the colors that you chose. Thanks so much for helping Kathy, she attracts wonderful, kind, caring women wherever she goes. hugs, treen

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  143. I was so focused on the colors and images of your card, that I had overlooked the sentiment. How funny! My favorite color is green!

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  144. Red. And I don't use it much in cards, but now that you made me think about it... I will use it more!

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  145. Kim, thank you for sharing such a bright & cheerdulmcard! My favorite color is red....any shade thereof, red, burgundy, maroon, you get the idea. ๐Ÿ˜Š

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  146. Today my favorite color is orange but I'm pretty sure it changes daily so if you ask again it may be different. Love your card it's so Summery.

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  147. Orange. It has always been orange. I especially love combining orange and blue. Great card! I like the background.

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  148. My favorite color is Magenta.

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  149. Lovely card :))
    My fav color is blue :)

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  150. Cutest card ever and I love the tag design! My favorite color right now is teal.

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  151. I like your background design which is perfect for the tag and cute CAS flowers. I think my favorite color is green because there are so many green colors. It seems to be a go to for so many projects.

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  152. Love the happy colors. The background technique just pops the focal images.

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  153. Very funny sentiment!!! My favorite color is pink.

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  154. This sentiment stamp had me laughing out loud! TOO FUNNY!

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  155. My favorite color is purple (it’s really pink). Not sure why I tell everyone it’s purple. I always end up picking pink things

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  156. It depends on the season and my mood, but my favorite color is usually blue. I also like purple but I never seem to wear it or use it much in crafts.

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  157. Sky Blue and most days it envelops me.... grin!

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  158. Beautiful card - love the background! My favourite colour is purple.

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  159. I just love what you created--stunning. I have always been intimidated by coloring but recently purchased some Copics and am starting to enjoy coloring. I need to continue to practice to get better at it but will eventually get there.

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  160. I’ve been red’s girl forever but yellow has been begging to go steady lately! Your card is sweet to see and funny to read, great background idea, too!

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  161. OH WOW!! I love how you colored in the background. Thanks for the inspiration! My fav color is gold and purple :)

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  162. This is just sweet Kim and your colouring is great. I love your sentiment, its so funny. I also like the fonts you use in your sentiments, they are whimsical and fun.
    My favourite colour is green.

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  163. Love the way you used the tag over the water color look background. Love that you get that look with copics. My favorite color is green. Thank you

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  164. Such a lovely card, Kim! Good to "see" you! I have many colors I enjoy, but lately I am drawn to teal blue. Makes me smile. :)

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  165. Cute card Kim...loved it...its so different...thanks for sharing!!

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  166. Pretty card. . .fun stop. . . love purple!

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  167. Beautiful card. Can't wait to see the interview! Love the pup right in front:) My favorite color is purple, but when I color florals I love them in pink and yellow :)

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  168. Cool card! I love it! I have always loved turquoise, but lately I've found myself liking more the softness and elegance of mint.

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  169. Super cool background with the color stripes/drips Kim. Those flowers are so pretty... and that sentiment! :o I love blue (aqua and turquoise).

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  170. Such a cute card. Love the background.
    Thanks so much for sharing...

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  171. My favorite color is blue (always has been).
    Love the way you made the background.
    the tag is a fun addition. thanks
    for sharing. txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  172. I love your simple Copic background!

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  173. Hi Kim, My Favorite color is PINK, My scrapbook room is all PINK! I ADORE your card it is so AWESOME, I really love the background, the look of it and the colors, really cool!! I saw your post about your visitors and I am so going to look for that to watch, SILLYNESS and a DOG, are you kidding me, that spells FUN to me, I can't wait till you post it!!!!! Thanks for being a part of this.

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  174. My favorite color is green but I also love red. I can call in love with color so easily!lol

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  175. Fun Card! My favorite colors are anything on the rainbow :)

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  176. What a bright & cheerful card! Love all the elements you used.

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  177. Green! Especially yellow-green shades. Love the background on this card!

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  178. Lovely card and the sentiment is great! My favorite colour is red.
    Thanks for your part in the challenge and the great giveaway for the hop, it’s such fun to do the 30 Day Coloring Challenge again!

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  179. My favorite color right now is tangerine orange :) Your card is fun--I like the unexpected pattern for the flower center--that's a great idea!

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  180. Cute card! My favorite color is blue-- light, dark--it doesn't matter. They all make up the color of so many beautiful things.

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  181. Very cute card Kim and I can't wait to see that video! My favorite color is a sort of aqua blue--my home is decorated with that color,especially living/family/kitchen rooms. Love it!

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  182. Thanks for the chance to win! My absolute favorite color is purple!

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  183. Love your card. So funny! :) My favorite color is yellow (and purple :D).

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  184. This sentiment just tickles me! Sweet card, and my fave color is red.

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  185. What a sweet card. My favorite colors is turquoise blue.

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  186. My favourite colour is PINK LOL
    Sweet little card :o)

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  187. That sentiment is hilarious! My favorite color is turquoise.

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  188. that is absolutely hilarious. i might need that.
    my favorite colors are blue and green - which makes teal perfect.

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  189. My favourite colour has always been blue. There are so many lovely shades!

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  190. This card is so funny and cute! My favorite color is blue. Thanks for the chance to win!

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