Thursday, May 14, 2015

Sending sunshine release countdown "1!" - Video Hop + Giveaway

Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen!

The time has come - this is a moment I have been waiting for a long time - today it's time for the video hop in this exciting release week!

8 amazing designers created super inspiring projects for you using the kit - and I know you'll love them a lot!
This is the first stop on the hop - at the end of the video (and in the video description) you will find a link to the second hop and so on. If - for any reason - a video doesn't work or you get lost along the way, these are the blogs with the videos (and we highly encourage you to check out the designer's blogs and become a follower!)

1) Create A Smile 2) Vicky Papaioannou 3) Michelle Short 4) Sandy Allnock 5) Francine Vuillème 6) Justine Hovey 7) Nichol Magouirk 8) Stephanie Klauck 9 ) Nicole Picadura

So here's my video - with lots of information on the kit.


It's also time for the giveaway. We will be giving away 1 complete sending sunshine kit to one of the entrants of our rafflecopter. The Rafflecopter closes Friday night at 11:55pm and the winer will be announced on Saturday.

One tip for you: One option asks you to answer a question concering the hop. This answer is worth 5 points in the giveaway - so watching all the videos  gives an extra plus - you'll find the answer during the hop ;)
We appreciate that you take the time to leave some love for all the designers who put a lot of effort in their projects an their videos. Thank you!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

By the way: If you visit our FB page - make sure to like it and click the "get notifications" button. This way you will never miss our discounts, giveaways and new releases!

Good luck and thanks for being part of this party!

225 comments:

  1. fabulous release, I chose stamps as my favoruite product, but the wood veneer shapes are also fabulous esp the sunshine! thank you

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  2. Fabulous card kit..Thanks for chance to win!!!

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  3. Absolutely adore this kit! Hope, we'll be seeing more of those!

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  4. Great video hop :) Fantastic kit, can't wait to get my hands on it! Hugs Ax

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  5. the card kit looks awesome and the projects of the DT are so inspiring. :)

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  6. I have been following you for a bit...... glad to see you really creating. thank you

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  7. I love this stamp kit, there are so many lovely things in it to make great cards and projects!

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  8. what a great card kit, you really put a lot of thought in it. everything coordinates and the colours are fabulous, the color chart is just genius. hope you sell out immediately and then get a ton more ;-)

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  9. I love that all the items come in a clear vinyl pouch to keep everything together and tidy. I think it's fabulous this kit comes with awesome stamps, a stencil that coordinate with the stamps, and a die are amongs aray of other goodies. This kit is guaranteed to "Create a Smile."

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  10. Great release! Love the cardstock and the stamps!

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  11. Fabulous die, love dies and ice cream! :-) In future kits I would love stampsets, dies, bling och pearls. <3

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  12. Love this bloghop and giveaway..
    Love the kit and hope to win...
    Jenny

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  13. Love this card kit that ice cream (soft serve) is just adorable :) Thanks for the opportunity to win one :D

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  14. Neat kit. I like all the cardstock colors in the kit and the stamp set is so cute.

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  15. Looooove the kit! It's so awesome!! Can't wait till tomorrow! :)

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  16. So ein schönes Set, ich mag ja die Stempel am liebsten, aber das es jetzt auch Stanzschablonen gibt, finde ich großartig !
    Toll wie sich create a smile entwickelt !

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  17. This kit looks fantastic! I am so excited to have such a good quality kit available from a European country! The enamel dots and wood veneers look particularly amazing!

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  18. Stamps are sooo cute. Especially the lobster..

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  19. Cute little kit!!! I love how versatile it is!!! Thanks for posting.
    Lauri Callen

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  20. Stamps are sooo cute. Especially the lobster..

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  21. Stamps are sooo cute. Especially the lobster..

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  22. Awesome kit! The stamp set us so adorable!

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  23. Thank you so much for thjis amazing release. Loved it!

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  24. I really like the stamps and stencils, they are very cute. I'd love to see the same type of products for the next kit :)

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    1. Wow! Fabulous kit!! The lobster is so cute!! I would like to see more dies and stencil for the next kit

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    2. This kit is very nice. I love the bubble stencil.

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  26. I'm loving this kit and would love to win it. I especially love that stencil and stamp. Thanks

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  27. This kit is soooo cute I love love the stamps!!! Absolutely adorable!!!!! And love the colors in this kit and of course the cupcake die is pretty neat ad well!

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  28. Super cute kit. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  29. It's great to have a stamp manufacturer in Europe!! With such cute products :)

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  30. Great videos ! Well done everyone.

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  31. I think the stamps are so cute!!!! I can't get enough of them!! I love seeing the beautiful spring colors in the kit - and seeing seasonal colors is always the best!! (PS LOVE LOVE LOVE the cupcake die!!)

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  32. Great kit! Wishing you lots of succes with it.

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  33. Such a fabulous kit and really fun video blog hop! I love the variety of products in the kit, and wouldn't change a thing in the future :)
    Thank you so much for a chance to win!

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  34. Gorgeous kit and a brilliant set of DT videos! Love the cards!

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  35. Fabulous kit! I love the CAS products and am excited to have the chance to win some! Thank you for the opportunity! Hazel xx

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  36. What a fun video blog! I especially liked Sandy's rainbow jellyfish! Thank you for the chance to win. Maybe a few cardstock in the future kits? But I think the kit is great all the same!

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  38. The die is a wonderful addition to a scrapbook kit. Good job and we're waiting for more kits to come!

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  39. Super cute stamp set! I just love this kit! Thank you for the chance to win it!

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  40. AMAZING kit!!! It has all one could ask for a summer kit! Thank you for the chance to win it! Off to the hop!

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  41. The stamps are just adorable, and I chose them as my favourite! But I love all of the contents of this kit and would so love to win one, as at the moment I can't afford to buy anything! Thanks for the chance! Also the cards made by the people on the video hop were very cute and inspirational as to using the kit!

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  42. What a fantastic kit!!!!! This just screams fun and summer :)

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  43. This kit is adorable - I love those little jellyfish!

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  44. This is my first time to see Create a Smile products and I am so impressed. Love the papers, the stamps, the die, the embellishments and most of all, the video hop! Awesome release.

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  45. This is my first time to see Create a Smile products and I am so impressed. Love the papers, the stamps, the die, the embellishments and most of all, the video hop! Awesome release.

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  46. Really super collection of goodies in the kit! Love that you included a stencil, a die, stamps, washi tape, the wooden embellishments! Im not a big fan of flair badges personally. The papers you included are gorgeous. Perhaps sequins instead of the flair?
    Great video blog hop. Lots of good inspiration.

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  47. I think this kit is wonderful, I love the colour's and the designs. I love all the chipboard shapes & words you have one your website they are delightful. Thanks for the blog hop & videos :)

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  48. I think this kit is wonderful, I love the colour's and the designs. I love all the chipboard shapes & words you have one your website they are delightful. Thanks for the blog hop & videos :)

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  49. I love this kit... thank you for the video. I love the stamps and the stencil and I wish you make other video in the future <3

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  50. what a stunning kit!!! I shall pop over to see all your design teams creations :) thank you for a chance to win ♥

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  51. Its so cute? i cant wait to bay it!!! You are the best!

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  52. I really love the super cute stamp set, but the die is amazing as well! I love when kits come with dies! It makes the kit that much more appealing!

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  53. Fabulous kit!! Tons of product which is really nice!! Love the stamp set!!

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  54. Such a gorgeous kit filled with amazing products, love the stamp set!!!

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  55. I really love the super cute stamp set, but the die is amazing as well! I love when kits come with dies! It makes the kit that much more appealing!

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  56. I really love the super cute stamp set, but the die is amazing as well! I love when kits come with dies! It makes the kit that much more appealing!

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  57. This kit is so cute! I love the die and want to see those continue!

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  58. OK, I love that lounging lobster! I love seeing all those critters you stamp creators make

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  59. I love the lilttle lobster, it is adorable. I liked so much the color combination you used for the card.

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  60. What a fun kit. When kits come with dies to go with the stamps are always my favorite. Love the color comb along with the rest of the goodies. Will you be doing this monthly now?

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    1. No Tammy they won't be monthly. This is something "extra special" for us and we're planning to have about 2 kits each year. Maybe more in the future. :)

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  61. I LOVE your new kit! It has all the goodies one could ask for! Beautiful patterned papers, awesome stamp set, and stencil and die cuts and embellishing items like enamels and flairs! I would love to see all this variety of products in your next kit too!

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  62. Firstly, so many beautiful cards by design team - I enjoyed watching their videos of their creations! Secondly, I keep changing my mind about which is my favourite in the kit...lol...I think I would have to say every part of it is! Love the chosen colours too. Such an fabulous release :) :) :)

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  63. The first thing that caught my eye with this kit was the colour combos...so summery and calming! I also love the dies, wood veneers and stamps...geez..love it all! next kit- preteen/teen theme or masculine...need more of these themes!

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  64. This is the cutest collection! It is packed with all sorts of yummy goodness, and I don't just mean the ice cream die!

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  65. I wanna make a smack of jellyfish card ! ;)

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  66. This looks so lovely! What a great first kit. :)

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  67. Great kit! Loved the blog hop!

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  68. Beautiful kit, can't wait to see what the other ladies create! I would like more kits to be like this one, which have a little bit of everything. Thank you

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  69. I watched Vicky's video and I can't wait to order this kit.

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  70. Thanks for the opportunity to get this kit.

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  71. This kit is so lovely! Thank you for the opportunity of winning it.
    Hugs
    MaryV

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  72. Love the kit! Has everything in there from paper to enamel dots, wood veneer, stamps. Great job doing this kit.

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  73. Beautiful kit, it looks amazing! I watched Vicky's video and now on my way to see the next videos ;-) thx for the chance to win!

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  74. This kit is so much fun - great colors!!

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  75. Great kit! I'm in love with the little lobster stamp!! Thanks for the chance to win! Heather

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  76. Great kit! So many talented designers, got to visit my very favorite card makers (Stephanie, Sandy, Vicky, and Nicole M.) and discover new favorites, too!

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  77. This is a wonderful kit. Love the colors, the papers are perfect and of course the stamps are great!

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  78. This kit looks like so much fun. Really sweet colors.

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  79. Love this kit! Amazing products included! The ice cream die is my favorite! Glad you'll be making more dies. All of the designers have made beautiful creations! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  80. This is a really cute kit. Love the stamps.

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  81. Love the theme of sea. So I fell in love with this kit!

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  82. such a cute, adorable summer kit. it's just perfect for cards and albums.

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  83. Great kit! First time I have seen the company. What is the kit cost? Love the stamp and the amount of product in this kit which is rare!!

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  84. Great hop and great ideas with the new kit. I think Mr. Lobster won the race :)

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  85. Love so much this kit. Beautiful brand products. So so cute

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  86. Love those backgrounds with copics. I am going to have to try that and would love to win this kit.

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  87. I love the cuteness of the stamps ! The jellyfish ia Adorable. I would like to see more Sea creatures in other kits. Thanks for the SMILES.

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  88. The stamp set is way to cute. Love it

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  89. I LOVE everything about this kit! And that's amazing isn't it? It always seems like there is one thing in a kit that is just ok, but not this time!

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  90. This kit is amazing! Love how everything coordinates…..and the pouch is adorable!

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  91. Love so much this kit. Beautiful brand products. So so cute

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  92. I am smiling over the kit because it is so cute and happy looking ♥ I love the dies and the stamps♥

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  93. Fabulous kit. I love the adorable stamps xx

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  94. Love the colors but specially the stamp set & the dies 😉

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  95. Such a cute kit!!! :) Love the stamps and the stencil is pretty awesome!

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  96. This kit is sooooo cute!!! I hope I can get my hands on one <3

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  97. This is a really great kit!!!

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  98. what a great kit, its the iceing to a cake.....

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  99. Love this kit and have been waiting ever so patiently for this release! AWESOME hop!!!

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  100. Your kits selection of stencil, stamp and paper is great. I think the plastic bag to save the kit is an excellent idea that will helps tremendously to keep things organized. Thanks for the giveaway

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  101. I really love this kit. Thanks for all the inspiration. I love the chip boards and the die and the enamel dots and cheverons and the stencil....ok, just about everything.

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  102. What a cute kit! Love all the little sea creatures and the selection of paper in this kit.

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  103. Mein Kommentar ist verschwunden... *hilfe*
    Aber ich wiederhole es zur Not gern: Ich bin begeistert von dem neuen Kit und wünsche Dir, liebe Christine, weiterhin so tollen Erfolg und jede Menge sprudelnde Ideen, die wir nutzen und genießen können!!! Mach bitte weiter so... O:-)

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  104. Fantastic kit! Wish I had the money to buy one at the mo... love the collection. Would love to see you bring out more enamal dots and stencils!

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  105. Awesome kit! I love the pretty papers, stamp set and the dies. All the supplies in the kit match perfectly together. It would be great, if you could have also some stamp set and dies in the next kit. What about a stamp set with some cats :-)

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  106. Such a fabulous kit. Love the diversity of the kit, with the stamps, stencil, die plus the other supplies. One can never have too many cute critters, especially if they are easy to colour.

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  107. What a great kit! I am busy working on my bachelors thesis at the moment, and I could really use something to play with when it is finally handed in.

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  108. I'm loving this kit! The stamps, enamel stickers', stencil, dies are my favorites. Everything in the kit is appealing.

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  109. I like the kit! I love that your patterned paper is super thick! I love dies, so I think it would be a neat thing to have in the next kit.

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  110. I am really really impressed with what you have put together. The kit looks awesome! What do I want to see in the next kit? wow! Can it get better? Maybe some 'veneer' words/sentiments would be nice...

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  111. the kit is great. So many different items included. Love the ice cream cone chipboard.
    thanks for having the hop.

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  112. Oh my I LOVE this Kit I am so setting my Alarm to purchase!

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  113. I really love the variety of items in the kit which allows for endless creative explorations. Thank you for the chance to win!

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  114. I really love the variety of items in the kit which allows for endless creative explorations. Thank you for the chance to win!

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  115. I love this kit! It's so whimsical!

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  116. I love the kit, it's so cute & so ful of variety. If only I could afford it right now :( xx

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  117. Awesome kit! Love the hop with all the copic coloring techniques!

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  118. Awesome kit Christine. I like how versatile it is. Perfect for such a variety of projects and techniques. Wish to have a chance to create with it.

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  119. It is an amazing kit.... and I would love to see more of them in the future... Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  120. Hi "create a smile"
    First time I hear about your brand and very happy to see you're european !
    Your price are affordable for sure I will shop.
    Thanks for the chance to win,
    XOXO, Lilou from France ^^

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  121. One of the neatest kits I have seen. Love your shop. The papers are awesome as is everything else in the kit. YUM!

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  122. Have to say, my favorite is that adorable jellyfish! :)

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  123. What a great kit! I love the chipboards and the die - and the enamal stickers too! I can't really decide what's best! In upcoming kits I would like to see more dies. Or what about an embossing folder? That would also be great. A matching stamp set is always helpful, especially if it has sentiments that are multifunctional!

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  124. Vicky I love your card and what a fantastic bunch of goodies you used TFS

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  125. I love the kit I think it's awesome. you could include some wink of Stella.

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  126. This kit is so sweet - the bag is so complementary to the little stamps! I hop I can get my hands on one!!

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  127. I really like the set. The colour scheme in general. The sunshine die cut and the stensil ate my favourites! I also love the fact you are European and finally mabe I can afford a kit! Thanks for a chance to win:-)

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  128. This is such a clever and adorable kit. The products are amazing.

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  129. I'm so excited about your kit. You put so much thought into it so it would be very versatile. Sehr Toll!!!!!

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  130. VERY cute kit!! Vicky did a great job being tempting!! Thanks for sharing!

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  131. Awesome kit! I love the dies and stamp set!!!!!

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  132. Love this kit! Its got just about everything and the design is fantastic.

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  133. So cute -loved all the inspiration on the hop. So fun to create with- thanks for the chance to win!!

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  134. Really cute kit. Good hop too.

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  135. This kit is adorable!! I love that it even comes with a pouch!! Thanks for the chance to win!!!

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  136. WOW! What a FABULOUS Kit! Love the beautiful pattern papers, stamps and die! :)

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  137. Fantastic kit! Love everything in it! The papers are so pretty, I absolutely love the stencil, and the the die plus the stamp set are fantastic! Love it!

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  138. This is my first time visiting Create a Smile. I saw several of my favorite designers were taking part in a Blog Hop and I decided to take a look. I am so glad I did! This kit is soooo cute! And I look forward to seeing more products. Thank you for the opportunity to win a kit. How exciting!

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  139. Awesome kit! I love the colors, papers, stamp set and the dies. All is very beautiful!!! I would like to see more stamp set and dies in the next kit.
    Eva;)

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  140. Cute release and all the cards are so cute!

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  141. OMG What a super fun hope it was. The gals sure were ever so clever with everything in the kit they definitely shared lots of creative ways to use it all. So many fun and awesome goodies in your kit. Thanks for the fun hop and a chance to win your kit how generous of you. YOU totally ROCK!!

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  142. This kit is awasome! I really love all the products but one of my favourite is the icecream die, as well as the papers and enammels..ups... and I love the stamps too jeje I think the whole kit is amazing!! :)

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  143. Great hop, loved watching the videos. ☺

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  144. What a fabulous kit and love seeing what the design team are coming up with

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  145. Love the kit and everything I have seen made with it.

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  146. Waaaaaw beautiful card kit. I want one ! * - *

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  147. A really nice kit. The stamps are just too cute!

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  148. The die is definatly my favourite! Grat kit :)

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  149. I love the summer theme to this kit! It would be great to see more kits with holiday and seasonal themes.

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  150. Love this kit and everything in it!

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  151. Tolles Set für Jung und Alt! So umfangreich und vielfältig - einfach für jeden etwas dabei. Wirklich toll gemacht!

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  152. A great kit with lots of good stuff'

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  153. So charming! I'm in the mood for summer

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  154. I enjoyed the video hop - this kit is amazing! Love everything you included! Really hoping to win one! Thank you!

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  155. I think the kit is awesome. I love how everything coordinates. The woodgrain reverse to the papers is brilliant (a signature look for Create A Smile). I love the enamel "drops." And wherever else in the world could you get a LOBSTER stamp???!!! In love, for sure. THank you Christine and team.

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  156. Awesome kit...I love the stamps and the die. Who am I kidding; I LOVE it all.
    Thanks so much for such great product.

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  157. Love this kit! Have never been here before. Plan to return soon!

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  158. Very cute kit. Love the little lobster.

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  159. Adorable kit and love all the cute chippies.

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  160. I would love to see more cute stamps and chippies, I wanted to tweet, but it wouldn't go through. Just a FYI for you.

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  161. You've thought of everything!!

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  162. Even though I am a subscriber to the SSS card kit each month, this is undoubtedly the cutest card kit I've seen! I really love it!

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  163. Fabulous kit! Love everything in it. (Those sea creatures are super cute!)

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  164. Love everything about this kit. The stamps are so cute and the color combo is beautiful.

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  165. The jelly fish how cute is she...yes I think she is a she...I will name her gushy,,,how cute..

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  166. Wonderful kit. The color combo is great for summer.

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  167. This is a great kit and leaves me smiling. Loved viewing videos along the hop of the creations. Such talent. Definitely stamp sets and dies in future kits.

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  168. This kit looks like so much fun, I just love the jelly fish and lobster too cute!!! Thanks for sharing and thanks to all the ladies in the hop.

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  169. Wow! Great stamps! I just love Vicky's card, so cute. Thanks for a great blog hop, love the papers too by the way!!

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  170. Fun Hop! The Lobster was definitely the overall winner for this hop, he is so fun and adorable.

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  171. A great hop and kit. I'm not usually into wood embellishments, but I really like these! The stamps are wonderful.

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  172. Such a great kit with a lovely name as well :) Great projects in the blog hop! Creative regards from stempelfrida

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  173. Adorable kit!!! Love everything in it! :-D

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  174. My favorite item in the kit is the stamp set.
    CINDY B on rafflecopter

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