Essentials by Ellen Winter 2016 Hop

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Hi and welcome to the Essentials by Ellen Winter 2016 Hop! You should have hopped over from the CLASSroom blog. I’ll be showcasing several of the new stamp sets and dies on my post today! This MAY be my favorite release yet!! It’s almost like a child, I think, so hard to pick a favorite. ;) But I’m so super excited to share what I’ve created with you.

Let me show ya what I made with a couple of the new sets, just to whet your appetites:


Yes, those beautiful brushstroke words ARE foiled in gold, folks.


Everything looks prettier when watercolored.

And what blog hop would be complete without prizes? :) I also get to give away an Essentials by Ellen stamp set!!! Yay!

  • The winner may choose ANY Essentials by Ellen brand stamp set (maximum value $15) currently in stock at Ellen To enter my giveaway, please leave a comment on this post by February 16th!
  • There is also a crazy awesome Grand Giveaway in the CLASSroom! To enter, be sure to leave a comment THERE, also by February 16th; ALL winners will posted at the CLASSroom on Friday, February 19th!

If you get lost, please visit the CLASSroom blog for a complete list of all the designers.

Your next stop on this hop is the fabulously, amazing SANDY ALLNOCK. She’s sure to knock your socks off!!

376 Responses to 'Essentials by Ellen Winter 2016 Hop'

  1. Phyllis says:

    These are beautiful cards – they make me want to pull out my watercolors and play.

  2. Joy m says:

    Great card, can’t wait to get these!

  3. Bianca says:

    Really nice coloured backgrouds! They make me happy!

  4. Marcy Bennett says:

    I am all about watercoloring! Beautiful job! Love the balloon one!

  5. Yeahh Lisa, wonderful card! Love those happy colors!

  6. Yeahh Lisa, wonderful card! Love those happy colors!

  7. Yeahh Lisa, wonderful card! Love those happy colors!

  8. Becky says:

    Love the colors!!

  9. Pam B says:

    What a “happy” card! Love the colors.

  10. Karen B. says:

    I adore these artsy cards!

  11. LesLee says:

    Well Well… hello yourself… what awesome inspirations.. you have showcased those set beautifully. I love that sentiment up the happy. thanks so much for sharing and the chance to win

  12. Vanessa B says:

    Lovely cards! Beautiful colors. Thanks for sharing!

  13. BeccyH says:

    Love the colors!

  14. Sharon says:

    I have to agree that water coloring does make everything prettier and happy!

  15. Teresa Doyle says:

    Lisa your cards are so colourful and fun. Love them!

  16. super stick chick says:

    Love your bright, fun happy cards.

  17. LeslieS says:

    Love the balloons. Thanks!

  18. Linda Gorman says:

    Love your cards and this great release!!!

  19. Nadine says:

    Such happy colours!

  20. LISA!!!! Love all of these so much girl! So happy to be hopping with you!!! HUGS!!!!

  21. Karen O'Byrne says:

    Very colourful and cheery. Your cards made me smile.

  22. Isabelle says:

    Lovely water colors!
    A great release!

  23. Loly Borda says:

    Love your cards! Those colorful backgrounds make them cheery and make the sentiments pop! TFS

  24. Catherine Bowen says:

    Great technique and beautiful colors! Thanks

  25. Love these cards! They are so colorful and the gold is really a nice touch on the words. I love the impact of the black words on the colorful backgrounds as well so nice job!

  26. Marianne says:

    Great Card!

  27. Hannah Means says:

    I really love your watercolor style. Those balloons are delightful!

  28. Carol says:

    The balloons and background are amazing. I can’t wait to try it. It is so eye catching beautiful. Thank you

  29. Tammie says:

    Wonderful painting technique!

  30. Carrie Gilliam says:

    I love this card. It’s great and bright. I really like the balloons.

  31. Cathy P in AZ says:

    Beautifully watercolored creations! Love the balloons!

  32. Laura P. says:

    Wow, you are right: everything does look better watercolored!! Your cards are beautiful, love the happy colors!!

  33. Beautiful cards!! Love the watercolor.

  34. Robin K. says:

    I love your technique and choice of colors. Thanks for the inspiration!

  35. Sandie Scott says:

    Those sentiment dies look so good against that colorful background

  36. Love how you used the stamps and your watercoloring is fabulous. Thanks

  37. Natalia Vivas says:

    Gorgeous cards!

  38. Amber McGary says:

    Beautiful colors!!

  39. Julie says:

    I love your beautiful backgrounds and the bright balloons.

  40. Theresa says:

    Love the balloons

  41. Joyfuljan says:

    I love the watercolor and especially the balloons.

  42. sue r says:

    So bright and colorful. Happy cards!

  43. Mona Odegard says:

    Love the bright watercolors, especially on this snowy day!

  44. Kim Strating says:

    Love this release. I definitely need to keep playing with watercolors. Beautiful.

  45. Kim Strating says:

    Love this release. The water-coloring on these are just beautiful.

  46. Colleen says:

    Great release! I love your cards they are so bright & happy looking!!

  47. Jeanne Jordan says:

    Beautiful cards. I love the HELLO – had to order it already! Can’t wait to see all the beautiful creations …

  48. Karen P. says:

    Love. The watercolor cards. I am like a child too. Don’t know which to choose.

  49. Kiana C. says:

    This is so beautiful! Love the watercolor.

  50. Nancy H. says:

    Love your fun water colored cards! Looks like another great product release!

  51. The watercoloring is fabulous!! I love “up the happy!”

  52. Jasmine Burgess says:

    So loving the Hydrangea set!!! Can’t wait to get those Daniel Smith watercolors to try with it.

  53. Pam C says:

    Great cards! Love the watercoloring and the sentiments.

  54. D.Ann C says:

    These are lovely! I love the colors you chose!

  55. Pam C says:

    Great watercoloring. I love the sentiments.

  56. Gilda (McStamper) says:

    Love your beautiful cards.

  57. Conny Hillgaard says:

    So beautiful, and a strong message.

  58. April S. says:

    Love the watercolor cards!!!

  59. C Ewalt says:

    Wow! Love the ideas

  60. Barbara Chmura says:

    Love the “Up the Happy” card. What a great phrase!

  61. janet gillen/auntbubbels says:

    I love your color combo, so bright and cheerful

  62. Mary Holshouser says:

    Using the watercolor is so freeing.
    The strokes can be bold and bright or small and pale.
    the shading works together so well.
    Love it.
    thanks for sharing some wonderful cards.

  63. Dawne Smith says:

    Those brush strokes foiled in gold are stunning!

  64. Cyndee says:

    so rich in color!

  65. Alex says:

    Wow, these are gorgeous! I love the watercolor and the choices of colors! Beautiful cards!

  66. Valerie Serfozo says:

    The colors are amazing. Such happy cards!

  67. Dorothy C. says:

    Your cards are so bright and cheery – love the gold foiling and watercoloring!

  68. Awesome card… I need some sentiment dies… these are really cute

  69. Ann K says:

    Beautiful water colors … such pretty cards.

  70. Barb Limone says:

    AMAZING creations!

  71. conil says:

    Dear me, you’ve really put these new sets to excellent use.

  72. TaeEun says:

    Two cheerful cards! Love the colorful backgrounds!

  73. Jenny Chong says:

    The colors you used makes me happy, reminds me of sun which I haven’t seen in days.

  74. Randa says:

    Love the colors in your card. Thank you so much for sharing your time & talent. You are truly an inspirational artist.

  75. Carolyn S says:

    Both cards are beautiful but oh my, the colors on the first one are just amazing…

  76. Carolyn S says:

    Both cards are beautiful but oh my, the colors on the first one are just amazing… Thanks!

  77. Susan McKay says:

    Love the foiling on the die cuts! Gotta try that when I get a laminator.

  78. Chera says:

    Super fun cards!!! Love the colours

  79. Janet Trapp says:

    Awesome card and new release! Thanks for the chance to win!!!

  80. Christine Ray says:

    Love the bright colors! Great cards! Thank you for sharing!

  81. Janet says:

    Fun cards! Love the watercolors!

  82. Henriëtte says:

    Beautifull cards! I do like the gold foil words.

  83. Joan Bettati says:

    Love the new release

  84. Leanne in CA says:

    Awesome cards and a fun new release! Love it all. Thanks for sharing.

  85. Leanne in CA says:

    Awesome cards and a fun new release! Love it all. Thanks for sharing this fun hop.

  86. Janj says:

    OH what happy mail! Love your watercolors! Such terrifically fun new dies!

  87. keppy says:

    The new release is fabulous, and your card is lovely.

  88. Salley says:

    Oh so striking!

  89. Randa says:

    Love the happy colors in your card. You are a truly inspiring artist. Thank you for sharing your time & talent.

  90. Sue D says:

    Love the colors and your watercoloring.

  91. cher says:

    wow these are gorgy but I don’t see a tutorial…maybe its me… just love the cards and ty for sharing!

  92. Rosemary D says:

    super cool set of cards!! they really make these new stamps and dies shine!

  93. Ida says:

    Loving the watercolored background!

  94. Angie Linton says:

    Very pretty cards!

  95. Hello Beautiful! Love how you used the new release!

  96. Rhonda J says:

    The fonts are lovely! Can’t wait to watercolor and use them :)

  97. Karen says:

    Awesome cards: they are sunshine on a cold winters day. Beautiful colours, beautiful stamps and I am happy with seeing that and my current thing for balloons covered too! Thank you for the fabulous blog hop and for sharing your card art with us Karen x

  98. NatQuebec says:

    Nice colorful cards !

  99. Ann says:

    Super cute cards.

  100. Nandini says:

    Gorgeous cards from a fabulous release. Love the stunning watercoloring on both cards. Especially the balloons are super gorgeous!

  101. Lysa says:

    Gold foil??? LOVE it!

  102. Janet lech-picado says:

    Love those bright beautiful watercolors!

  103. Vicki R says:

    Beautiful watercoloring, made me smile just looking at them. I definitely need to get busy and try more watercoloring. And the balloons look so fun and bright!

  104. Jody V says:

    Nice watercolouring. Love the cards. Thanks.

  105. MoJo says:

    What gorgeous watercolor backgrounds you’ve made! Love it!

  106. Lisa, I just adore these–your cards are SO colorful and project all the “happy” I wanted those stamps to convey! XOXO!!!

  107. Melody Holcomb-Hockin says:

    I am inspired by your watercolors. And the new EH release is a wonderful complement to watercoloring. What fun!

  108. Heather Fields says:

    Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing

  109. Heather Fields says:

    Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing loving the new release

  110. Heather Fields says:

    Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing loving the new release thanks for the giveaway

  111. Lori-Ann says:

    Your watercolors are so pretty!!!!! TFS!!


  112. I’m giddy over these cards! I love the bold, beautiful water coloring, and the brush stroke lettering!

  113. Julie Strenke says:

    Love your cards. They are so pretty and cheerful.

  114. Carol says:

    These cards are wonderful! Great creativity. Thanks for the chance to win.

  115. Carol MJS says:

    Awesome cards, Lisa! Love the foiled die cuts. This is a truly amazing release.

  116. Belinda Ooley says:

    I love cards done with bright watercolors. You did a great job!! Have fun releasing!! :)

  117. Donna says:

    My watercoloring just does not look awesome like yours. I love the mix of colors and fluidity.

  118. Linda Sodano says:

    Your cards are beautiful! Love the watercolor look! Great release!

  119. Shirley Qu says:

    Both card are beautiful. I love the watercoloring. Thank you for sharing your creations.

  120. Pai Meng says:

    so bright and cheery! sure to make someone happy!

  121. Very pretty colors on your cards. That balloon bouquet is fun.

  122. glorie says:

    Lovely cards! Love the foiling :)

  123. Barbara M. says:

    Your cards are awesome!

  124. Linda Baker says:

    These are gorgeous!

  125. Kathryn A says:

    Lobe your bright watercolouring! Super cards!

  126. Kathryn A says:

    Love your bright watercolouring! Super cards!

  127. Maureen W. says:

    These are both so pretty! Love the watercoloring!

  128. Mary W says:

    LOVE the bright colors. Cards are GREAT!!

  129. Jackie says:

    The watercolors are gorgeous – I love the colors you used.

  130. Jennifer L. says:

    Beautiful watercolor cards! Love the bright colors.

  131. Carla Hundley says:

    Gorgeous cards! Love
    the watercoloring and
    the gold foiled words.
    Carla from Utah

  132. Cheryl O says:

    Beautiful watercoloring!!! Love your cards, great inspiration……

  133. yvonne says:

    very nice designs!

  134. Sandy N. says:

    Love your cards! They are so bright and colorful an it makes me think I could attempt to make a card like this.

  135. Theresa says:

    Great cards! So bright and cheerful.
    Thanks EH & Julie for the chance to win!

  136. Gwen says:

    Love your cards! The bright watercolor balloons are gorgeous!

  137. Judy W. says:

    Beautiful cards! Love the watercoloring!

  138. Awesome cards!! Would love to win the giveaway!

  139. Janet D. says:

    Great cards, love the watercoloring!!

  140. LaurieJ says:

    What fun designs. Love those balloons!

  141. JeanMarie Breslin says:

    Great release. Love the rose background and the hydrangea stamp set

  142. Laura G says:

    Great watercolor!

  143. Kristie G. says:

    Love the water color!!!!

  144. bev p says:

    I love the balloons! And what a great sentiment!

  145. Your watercolors are gorgeous! Thanks for great release ideas!

  146. Shammond says:

    Very cute!

  147. Nana says:

    Loving this release. Your cards are lovely.

  148. Molly says:

    Yep..watercolor rocks, as do your cards !

  149. Judy McGoodwin says:

    Love the watercolor and the balloons!

  150. Lovely watercolors! Those balloons are fabulous!

  151. Gloria says:

    So bright and fun.

  152. Troy Louise says:

    Beautiful cards – lovely watercoloring. Love the new release. Thanks.

  153. Diana Johnson says:

    Love the new dies and stamps!

  154. Betty B says:

    Great cards–lovely colors!

  155. scrappergirl56 says:

    Agreed, everything is better with watercolor…I’m getting better at it…it’s that control thing that gets me…or lack there of…LOL…anyway…love your cards…

  156. Brenda says:

    Great stuff!

  157. Guldara Kirwan says:

    Love your happy colors! Great release! Thank you so much for sharing your awsome creations!

  158. Guldara Kirwan says:

    Love your happy colors! Great release! Thank you for sharing your awsome creations!

  159. Marjee B says:

    Lovely water coloring. Inspires me to try.

  160. Laurie says:

    Oh, Lisa, you used my favorite technique-watercolor! Love the cards

  161. Marty H says:

    You are correct–everything looks more beautiful when watercolored. Your cards are stunning!

  162. Gorgeous colours on both cards & love the bunch of balloons

  163. Brithzi Sandy says:

    Beautiful cards! Love the gold foiled die cuts.

  164. Jeanine says:

    Wonderful card! Love the watercolors!

  165. Jeanine says:

    Wonderful cards! Love the watercolors!

  166. Barb in kazoo says:

    Love these cards. Thanks for sharing.

  167. Jeanie R says:

    Beautiful cards! Very colorful!

  168. Tdo says:

    Very colorful cards. Thanks for sharing.

  169. Diane says:

    Beautiful, colorful watercolor on these cards!!

  170. Jennifer says:

    Love your cards!

  171. Bobbie Bluegill says:

    Lovely watercolors.

  172. Janet Sisk says:

    Fabulous watercolor cards! Thanks for the inspiration. :D

  173. Susan says:

    Fantastic colors. Thanks for the chance to win.

  174. chriss58 says:

    Beautiful water colouring! I love this Happy theme!

  175. Robi says:

    Oh, what beautiful colors! Love the look of these cards.

  176. Love the cards.. Nice watercoloring..

  177. Christy Q says:

    Wow, these are stunning cards!! I love the watercoloring and the rich colors you used!

  178. HOW CUTE!!!! LOOOVE the watercolors, AND you have FEATURED the new goodies WELL!!! What an EXCITING RELEASE!!!! ;)

  179. TamiBabs says:

    Woohoo! Love the water-coloring! The balloons are fabulous!

  180. TamiBabs says:

    Woohoo! Love the watercoloring! The balloons are fabulous!

  181. Lady Fair says:

    Adorable cards, love the bright, fun colors!

  182. Sue McW says:

    Gorgeous cards. Great watercoloring!

  183. Lady Fair says:

    Adorable cards, love the bright, fun colors! TFS

  184. Denise D. says:

    I love the watercolor look and these cards are fabulous.

  185. Gorgeous cards! Love all the watercolors and bold sentiments!

  186. ~amy~ says:

    Yay! I’ve been looking forward to this all day! What awesome cards..your use of color is FABULOUS!!!!

  187. Bee T says:

    Love those water colored balloons!

  188. Janet Ingraham says:

    Ellen must have tons of friends. This is the largest response to a blog hop I’ve seen. For good reason. I like your use of water color with the balloons and text.

  189. Lindarub says:

    Love the watercolors on the balloons.

  190. Sue h says:

    Really love the cards, especially the balloons!

  191. Kathy Krug says:

    Love the bold colors.

  192. Oh wow, what gorgeous cards! Love the bold colors you used for your watercoloring!

  193. Sue McRae says:

    Love all the watercolor goodness!

  194. Mary Guikema says:

    Beautiful cards. Watercolor does make everything better.

  195. KittyT says:

    Both cards are gorgeous. Love the bright watercolors

  196. Ashlee M says:

    Great cards and new release!!

  197. carriep says:

    Love the colors you chose to complement the stamps!

  198. PAULA BYNUM says:


  199. Carolee says:

    LOVE your cards and this new winter release!

  200. SmilynStef says:

    Well, well … so cute.

  201. Felicita says:

    Lisa I love the watercolored background and the brushstroke lettering in gold foil is stunning

  202. Barbara S says:

    the watercolor flowers are just beautiful – love your cards

  203. Gloria L. says:

    The colors are so pretty and vibrant! Very nice!

  204. Sandy Small says:

    Very awesome, magic and amazing release!

  205. Olive M says:

    Pretry cards and gorgeous colors. Thanks for the inspiration.

  206. Denise Bryant says:

    Love these colors and awesome dies! Fabulous cards!

  207. Launi says:

    The first card is just so pretty.

  208. 3kidmama says:

    Love the cheery, painted colors. Fun sentiments!

  209. Barbara says:

    Very pretty cards!

  210. Amy McCue says:

    I love the way you used your water colors! The balloons are gorgeous!

  211. Renee Milner says:

    Great, beautifully colored cards! I love the “Up the happy” sentiment :)

  212. Everything DOES look better in watercolor! Beautiful cards and I love the foiling!

  213. Debbi Vasel says:

    Really lovely watercolor! So pretty.

  214. Sally says:

    I like the watercolor stripes going up and down instead of across, for a change.

  215. Patricia Ladd says:

    Your colorful balloon card made me feel happy.

  216. Eileen D says:

    Beautiful cards – love the watercolor backgrounds!

  217. LC says:

    Gorgeous cards! I love the vibrant colors you chose to showcase the awesome new products. Thanks for the inspiration!

  218. Ashley W says:

    The colors you’ve used are so pretty and summery! The cards combine my faves: watercolor appearance, foiling, and script sentiments!

  219. Patt H. says:

    Awesome cards! Love the wonderful colors!!

  220. Zarah says:

    Those are oh so pretty! Love how happylooking they are. :)

  221. Mimi r says:

    Love the gold foil on your card, so fabulous!

  222. Dara Lynn says:

    Everything does look great in watercolor …..which is my favorite medium to create with for the past year! Even more fabulous is the new Ellen Hutson release designed by our Julie ….what a great addition for 2016!

  223. Dara Lynn says:

    Everything does look great in watercolor! which is my favorite medium to create with for the past year! Even more fabulous is the new Ellen Hutson release designed by our Julie. A great addition for 2016!

  224. Mary W says:

    Your cards are just beautiful but the balloon card is in a wonderful style that seems old fashioned and very special!

  225. Tricia says:

    There’s so many cool products in this release. I like your colorful card.

  226. Ashwini says:

    Awesome!! Love both the cards! And I agree – everything does look great with watercolors!

  227. Lesley says:

    Your “happy balloon” card would make any recipient happy!

  228. Beth Williams says:

    Your balloon card made me smile. That’s a big win today-I love it!

  229. Jennifer Lubinsky says:

    Great cards. Love them.

  230. Lagene says:

    GORGEOUS watercolored cards! Great release!

  231. Lovely Colors, so INSPIRING!

  232. Such happy, happy cards!

  233. Deborah Lowdermilk says:

    I am so happy to see this amazing hop with this new beautiful release. Every artist is so fun to visit. By far the best group of crafting talent around.

  234. KathleenR says:

    Your card is beautiful

    Love and Prayers,

  235. Janine says:

    Love the bright colors you used!

  236. beatrice w. says:

    love the colors. beautiful card

  237. Harriet Skelly says:

    I love the watercoloring and those balloons!!

  238. Ciacchina says:

    Bellissime cards! I nuovi prodotti mi piacciono molto e amo l’effetto dato dall’uso degli acquerelli.

  239. Brandi R says:

    Beautiful cards! LOVE all the delicious watercolor ♥

  240. Ciacchina says:

    Grazie per l’opportunità di vincere questi nuovi prodotti

  241. Donna says:

    Love the watercolor!

  242. Julie says:

    What fun! Great cards!

  243. Holly Saveur says:

    Such great the water colors…

  244. Shirley says:

    Love this release and your cards are beautiful , love the colors as well as card design.

  245. Renee V. says:

    These are gorgeous!

  246. Stephanie Walter says:

    Love all the colors you used on the cards – the new release is terrific – so many things I now need

  247. Marianne says:

    Such happy card and such a perfect background for that quirky Wonderful die cut.

  248. Marianne says:

    Such a happy card and such a perfect background for that quirky Wonderful die cut.

  249. Eveline van Heijst says:

    Great cards.

  250. Vicky says:

    Love, love, watercolor. So bright and cheering.

  251. Gorgeous watercoloring!!

  252. Leslie says:

    Love these, go so well with watercolour background.

  253. Amazing cards! This release is awesome :) x

  254. Carol Held says:

    Your card is so bright, and vivid. I love the way you introduced this release using it. Thanks so much.

  255. Linda Lander says:

    Love the beautiful colors … bright as well as inspirational…
    Thank you for the opportunity to participate.

  256. Dee Earnshaw says:

    Gorgeous – love these bright cards:)

  257. Pamela Palm says:

    Love the colorful look of these cards and the particular colors that you chose!

  258. Priscilla LaBranche says:

    Beautiful cards. Love the watercolor colors. Thanks for the inspiration.

  259. Rhandi DeMars says:

    Beautiful cards. Love the watercoloring.

  260. Maureen Morton says:

    wow – you have done this release proud! Love your colors and I can’t wait to my hands on some of these products. Thanks for sharing.

  261. Beautiful projects! Love it!

  262. Cindy says:

    I am totally smitten with the Up the Happy set and its versatility in all the cards! Loved your balloon card, up up and away!

  263. Nice cards!!!! Great colors

  264. Anne says:

    I LOVE your water colour technique! Your cards are gorgeous!

  265. sherry butcher says:

    GREAT water coloring. Thanks for sharing.

  266. Thalia says:

    Fun cards! I love the color combinations.

  267. Jenna says:

    Love “up the happy”!

  268. lindagk23 says:

    Beautiful cards! Love the colors!

  269. FeM says:

    Nice. I like the colors.

  270. Love you water colour cards! Such fun cards!!

  271. Sabrina Radican says:

    Both cards are fabulous!!

  272. Judy Bickel says:

    I just love the watercolor backgrounds. I am definitely going to give it a try. Love the new line. I want so many of them.

  273. Just wanted to make sure my comment went through. I was having trouble yesterday with it….so here I am! ;) Your cards look FABULOUS with the Water coloring! I also like the angle of the second card too…just an added little change of things to mix it up! SUPER JOB!!!! ;)

  274. Robyn I says:

    Such happy birthday cards! Lovely colors.

  275. Sheri K says:

    Love the bright colors used in your card!

  276. Debs says:

    Love how you used the products, the design and colors are fantastic!

  277. teri says:

    That balloon card? OMG, Lisa! OMG. It’s FAB!

  278. Tammy B says:

    Your balloon card makes me want to go watch the movie Up. thanks for the great inspiration!

  279. Lanae F says:

    I love the colors you used! These cards are so pretty and fun!

  280. I just love all the watercoloring. The balloons are super cute!

  281. Pat C says:

    These are great! LOVE the new release!

  282. Your cards are gorgeos! I love the bright colours!!

  283. Zelda says:

    Love all the watercoloring and the bright colors!

  284. deborah345 says:

    Love these water colored cards, so bright they just make me happy.

  285. Elise S. says:

    Cute cards! I love the “up the happy” sentiment! It’s unique and perfect for birthdays.

  286. LOVE these beautiful balloons! The colors are amazing!
    Take care!

  287. Jean McCurry says:

    Really nice, thanks for sharing!

  288. susan hatfield says:

    Your colors, blending, and designs are great! Exciting new products!

  289. Janet Mack says:

    So pretty. I do love the gold foil.

  290. Jean Purpura says:

    Wonderful cards…..I really like the Up the Happy…it just makes me smile

  291. Julie B says:

    Beautiful cards…thanks for sharing!

  292. Maggie B says:

    Hi Lisa ~ I’ve recently fallen in love with watercoloring and your cards are beautiful and fun (love the foiling too!!). Thanks so much for sharing.

  293. Angela W says:

    Wow! Both of your cards are beautiful!

  294. Love the bold look of these stamps and your use of water colors shows them off perfectly!

  295. Carol K says:

    love these colorful cards. . .

  296. Lagene says:

    Gorgeous watercolor cards!!!!!

  297. Margarita Navarro-Rivera says:

    Love the background of your hello wonderful card! Love the sentiment!

  298. Bernice says:

    Beautiful cards and I love the colors. Thanks for sharing

  299. BEAUTIFUL watercolored cards, love them both and the brushed sentiments go so well!

  300. Sarah Pederson says:

    Love the foiled sentiment!

  301. Cheryl B says:

    Agree, the watercoloring is fun!

  302. Linda B. says:

    Beautiful cards and colours. I love the new release.

  303. Love the watercolored fun and foiled sentiment just rocked!

  304. Oliev says:

    Great cards, love your watercoloring:-)

  305. Mary-Anne V. says:

    The new products come alive with the great brushstrokes on both cards.

  306. Laurie Black says:

    wonderfully vibrant!

  307. Sandy D says:

    I really like the wonderful die – all curvy and cool!

  308. Donna says:

    Love the colors on those lovely cards!

  309. Michelle Daigle says:

    Great cards and a great release! Once again…..awesome job!

  310. ES 2421 says:

    Those cards are just beautiful–I love the new brushtroke words (and another way to use my foiler–wheeeee!)

  311. Lori B says:

    Love the vellum strip on the first card-very fun! Great water coloring too!

  312. Ericka Strange says:

    Great cards love the colors and the balloons are so much fun!

  313. Lydine Arriola says:

    Beautiful card! Love the colors used!

  314. Lots of comments. Great watercolor job.

  315. Rubina Pantoja says:

    Love your watercoloring!

  316. Brenda Gordon says:

    Beautiful way to showcase new release!

  317. Cath says:

    Just gorgeous!!

  318. Pam says:

    What great cards. Love Up the Happy!

  319. Janice says:

    Love your cards! I’m so into watercolors and these are gorgeous.

  320. Angie Hall says:

    What beautiful water colors. I love your bright cards. Thanks

  321. Lynda J says:

    Love both cards, but I think the balloons are my fav!

  322. Ms_Mac says:

    Love the vibrant color palette you chose. They are perfect for a bday card!

  323. Marcia says:

    So excited about the new release, love what you did with it.

  324. TracyM #6773 says:

    LOVE your inky cards, GROGEOUS colours and FABULOUS designs – THANK YOU for sharing!!!
    PS – “up the happy” is such a FUN & CLEVER sentiment, it makes me SMILE :)

  325. Lisa Shireman says:

    Looks like you had a great time playing with the watercolors! So fun!

  326. Kathy Mc says:

    Gorgeous, Lisa! Love the foiled sentiment and watercoloring. What a great release!

  327. I love your watercolour backgrounds paired with the new word dies.

  328. Deborah B. says:

    These cards are amazing. Your technique is so inspiring. Thanks for sharing.

  329. Catherine G says:

    Love the dimension of these cards!

  330. Mari Nyx says:

    You’re right, hard to pick a favorite. Love your style and the “Up the Happy”, it made me smile. I love this release. Thank you for sharing!

  331. Miriam Prantner says:

    Great cards! I love the watercoloring!

  332. BunnyD says:

    Love the vibrant colour you achieved with your watercolours! Very modern and eye catching. Love it.

  333. BarbaraB says:

    Love the watercolored cards, so pretty.

  334. Ruby says:

    Beautiful cards!

  335. Deborah Kaye says:

    Your cards are wonderful! I love the bold watercolor! Thank you for sharing!

  336. Jenn says:

    I agree! Everything looks prettier when watercoloured!

  337. shartl says:

    Oooh, I love those fun balloons and all the happy colors!

  338. shartl says:

    Oooh, I love those fun balloons and all the happy colors! Love them all!

  339. Like the wonderful colored artsy looking backgrounds. Have a BEE-utiful day!
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  340. Gorgeous cards! Love the gold and beautiful water coloring! What a stunning release too! LOVE!!!!

  341. Amanda Christensen says:

    I love the new bold brushstroke sentiments! They make such an impact on your cards!

  342. WOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOW!! Just AMAZING!! I LOVE the Designs and the New Release!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and for the chances to WIN!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

  343. karenladd says:

    Those bright water colored backgrounds are gorgeous and I love the balloon card too! Wow!

  344. karenladd says:

    Those bright water colored backgrounds are gorgeous and I love the balloon card too! Wow!
    Not sure if this went through or not because I got an error message so please delete if its a duplicate! Thanks!

  345. Carol K says:

    great cards. . . .love the coloring. . . .

  346. Awesome! I have a whole Pinterest board full of balloons on cards… and yours is there now too!

  347. Kialaya says:

    I love the balloons, they are so adorable.

  348. Pam Beatty says:

    These balloons are great!

  349. Barb D says:

    The balloons are my favorite! Thanks so much for sharing your talent!

  350. Darlene C says:

    What a great way to put together the balloons and watercolor background.

  351. Nataliea says:

    Wow, I love the depth of the color. Beautiful cards.

  352. Nancy Ketcham says:

    Great watercolor background. I love the sentiments.

  353. A.Rose says:

    Wonderful watercolor background

  354. Gabby Nordstrom says:

    Loved this card…I never win so I better get out the other card and start purchasing. Thanks for the kind giveaway!! [email protected]

  355. Cindy Jackson says:

    Love the watercolor effect! Thanks for sharing.

  356. Annie says:

    Beautiful cards!

  357. Marianne B in AZ says:

    I’m so happy to see your card using the “Up the Happy ” sentiment. It was the one thing I couldn’t think what I would do with it. NOW I know. And, I love what you showed me!

  358. kim smart says:

    Beautiful cards!! love those watercolored balloons!!

  359. Becky Reynolds says:

    These cards are beautiful. Love the watercolors.

  360. melynn says:

    Love the “Up the Happy” sentiment. The card samples are lovely!

  361. Love the bright, happy colors in your cards! ~ Andrea

  362. haejin says:

    LOVE these cards! The watercolor, the foil, EVERYTHING! :)

  363. Terri Edgeton says:

    You have “Simplicity with a Punch”

  364. Julie Wright says:

    Just gorgeous! Thanks for a chance to win!

  365. Kavita says:

    That is such a fun card. Loved those colors

  366. Verda says:

    Great release and what a beautiful card you made. Thanks for the chance to win a stamp set.

  367. maria f. says:

    Watercolor makes me happy and it works wonderfully with these new products.

  368. Linda M says:

    Beautiful cards. I love the watercoloring!

  369. Jan Martin says:

    I love stamps with dies. Your color choices are amazing!!

  370. Love your watercoloring! Just gorgeous!!

  371. Daria Z. says:

    Beautiful cards – your watercoloring is amazing!

  372. Dacia B says:

    I’m new to watercoloring and must agree that everything *does* look prettier! Thanks for sharing ♥

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