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January 20, 2014


kelly Booth

LOVE LOVE LOVE your card Deborah....I so am Hoping we can be Roomies again this year!! I'm saving my $$$!
Love Ya!


Love your congrats card! awesome design!


I love how you used the Tiny Flags stamp, Deborah - sooo cool! Fabulous design - beautiful card! Way to kick-off the hop! :)

Kathy Racoosin

This is stunning Deborah. Love the way it fades...brilliant!! thanks for doing an AHmazing job organizing the hop. Hugs, Kathy

Heather Doran

Wonderful card, Deborah! I love the soft look of the Tiny Flag background and your gorgeous combination of images! Delighted to be hopping with you this week:)

Brenda in IN

Love this background stamp. Thanks for the stamping tip. It does make the sentiment really stand out. Great card and great color.


Super card! Love the colors.


Such a cool trendy design, love the pretty color too!!!


I love the flag background and really love the technique you used on this card. I will attempt to try it!


wonderful card - love the design with all the blues and the background!

Linda W.

What a great way to kick off the Hosti Hop with this vibrant card, Deborah! Just love the colors, the double stamped sentiment and the way the Tiny Flags fade off!! Thanks for organizing us too!!


Great design! All the elements work so nicely together! Love those new sentiments!

Tiffany Ervin

Oh, you know I ADORE YOU and YOUR work, Deborah! This is sooo clean and precise and such the pop of colors!! Gorgeous! So glad I was able to hop with you all this time around! Yay!

judy jung

That's a cool technique for the sentiment, Deborah. I am really loving that flag background, too. Thanks for all the work herding us hens!! You are the best!


Awesome-love the color and the way you've stamped the sentiment! Great technique.


What a great card. Love the colors!

Carol Perry

Just love that background stamp especially the faded look. Genius! Love everything about this with the bold sentiment. Awesome.


Loving that Tiny Flags background!

Shari D

Love the background..great idea


Love this card and the clean style!


Love the colors

Ann Ricks

Awesome card! Thanks for sharing

Tracy S.

Love the way the background fades out! Great card.

Kayla F.

I love how you created the background. The tiny flags stamp is definitely on my wish list!

Lin Brandyberry

A wonderful card and mix of stamps, Deborah, and a great kick-off to the Hop!


Love that tiny flag background stamp! And I love how you used it!

stamping sue

wonderful card. I like the technique you used to get a drop shadow effect.
stamping sue

Linda van Vliet

love your card, Deborah! The shading is fabulous! TFS!


Love the tiny flags background and the offset stamping! Great card, Deborah!

Ange B

Great card Deborah! I love the techniques you've used, the background fade out is very cool.


Gorgeous design! Love how you placed the background behind the fabulous soft stamped shadow sentiment.

Andrea D.

Great color combination and an awesome use of the background stamp.

Debbie P

Love this card! Great design!


I love the random inking on the tiny flag stamp! TFS awesome choice of colors too!

Cindy C.

Wow fabulous CAS design Deborah!

Katherine Becker

Loved your pretty card. Thanks also for the detailed instructions. Thanks for sharing.

Diana N.

Great card. I appreciate your tip on stamping twice. I love the faded look of the background triangles.

Karen Larsen

Very nice! Love those stars!

Debbie V

Love the enamel dots on this one, but the best part is the COLOR! WOW!

Pam Rudzki

Love the faded background! Makes everything else stand out!

renee m

Great card, thanks for sharing! Since I am the only female in a house of guys, I always appreciate designs that can be used for my guys :)

Meagan Vaughn

Great card, thanks for sharing it with us!

Sue D

I like the 3d effect and the partially stamped background.

Mags B

Terrific card! (I lust after the tiny flags background stamp!) What a great card for a man!

love Mags B x

Virginia L.

LOVE this card, Deborah! The background and sentiment are made for each other...you are so sharp to put this together ;)


Beautiful card!

Tess Dunkley

Love the 3-D stamping effect with the colours you chose.


Such a great card Deborah and perfect for males or females, Its great to be hopping with you again.

Jean Bullock

Very cool. Love that double stamping. Very effective.


I love the background that you created with the tiny flags stamp!!

Gloria Reynolds

Just love the colors on this card, and your fading technique on the Tiny Flags is fabulous!

Lyn Kaufmann

The tiny flags makes a great background. The sentiment does really pop, going to have to try it out!Thanks for sharing.

Donna Whitten

Great card! I love your stamping technique.


I like this technique. It's simple but impactful. This also give me a reason to stock up on various shades of inks! :)

Angela NJ

Love the fade on the background stamp and the scattering of embellishments.


Love your card. I'm liking that tiny flat background more and more.


Darn auto correct! Tiny flags!!


Great affect on the sentiment! Beautiful card!

Harriet Skelly

I love your CAS design and how you used the background stamp!

Dorothy C.

Love how you stamped the background. Thanks for the 3D technique instructions.

barbara lassiter

Love the colors and the subtle background you achieved with this technique is perfect to high light the cute sentiment.

Laura B.

I like how the background stamp was used, great card!

Ann Marie

Thanks for the info on how you did the sentiment. It's cool!


I like your modern card - isn't that Tiny Flags stamp great?!!!


What a fantastic way to kick off the hop. The background adds depth without taking over. Love your card.


Love the faded background... it looks so cool!!

Nancy Carroll

Love how you explained the 3d for the background!!! New to stamping, love learning. Love the simplicity, elegant card!


Beautiful card! I have that Tiny Flags stamp on my wish list. I think I need the stencil and the matching die, too.


Whoa! these are awesome stamps that really make a fab statement! Fun card!

Jeannine Brenner

Wonderful card! Love that turquoise color! Can't wait to give this a try...the tiny flags is one of my fav stamps right now!


I like the way you did the background. Very cool!

Sue McRae

Fabulous one layer card Deborah! Love the faded inking of the Tiny Flags stamp.


Love the background! It really sets off the stamping.


Loving on that background stamp!!


LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the way you combined old and new stamps together...and that sentiment technique is awesome.


Love the colors and the 3-D effect.


Love the 3D text effect and the faded background. Great card!

Deborah M

Love it Deborah! What a great way to use the background stamp!


Nice! Very manly card, need to make more of those myself..


OOh this is awesome! Love the subtle triangle background behind the sentiment! :)

Lisa (ThePurplePlace)

Wonderful card! Love the technique you used for the background and love the deep teal colors...!!

Thanks for sharing and congratulations on being a Hero Hostess! What a cool thing that is!!



ok I am convinced. I really need to try this. That stamp is fabulous and so is the card.

Sue Givens

Awesome card--love your design

Anita Rex

Love what you did with the flag background and double stamping the sentiment! Such a cool card!




We all seem to agree that the background is really cool. I love it, too. What color ink did you use and do you only ink part of the stamp or just not press down on half of it. I like the shadow effect on the letters, too. Thanks so much.

Jackie McKnite

Love how you combined all of those elements. I especially like how you have the tiny flags just sort of fade across the card. Really nice effect.

Tami B

Great card and I love how you faded the background image.

Kelly Massman

Your card is fabulous! Thanks for sharing! kmassman gmail


Gorgeous card Deborah! I find it not easy to make male cards, but this one is great inspiration! Greetings from Belgium, Annelies


Love the way the big background stamp fades away.

Kathy Camps

What an awesome card! So creative!

Katherine Dent

Loved the use of the tiny flags background and the colors. Thanks for sharing this technique.

Cheryl L.

The fade on the flags is really great! Thanks for showing us the shadow technique too! I really like the colors!

Lucille K

Great card, Deborah! Love the partial inking of the background stamp :)

Patricia Swagler

Love your card. I love the color combination. I like how you did the sentiment making it look 3-D.


Lovely monochromatic card. How did you fade those flags so beautifully?

amy pjura

i love what you did with the tiny flags stamp!

Bobbie Brock

Love the color and simplicity of design!

Jeanie Johnson

Great card!

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