Thursday 28 July 2016

Crafter's Companion - BLOG HOP - **ENDED**


     
 Is everybody ready for a blog hop
 with not 1, not 2 but 
11 PRIZES to be won?!
     
Join me and the CRAFTER'S COMPANION Inspirers DT as we celebrate the launch of the Contemporary Christmas Collection (tune into Hochanda at 8pm on 4th August), share inspiration using a variety of products and offer up a prize at every stop along the way!
          
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I created a shimmery galaxy in a jar using the following products from Crafter's Companion:
Pebeo Studio Acrylics
Textures Stamp Set - Words of Wonder 1
Textures Stamps Set - Words to Inspire 2
Archival Ink - Jet Black
Black Gesso
White Gesso
Matt Black Card
Sheena Douglass White Stamping Card
Spectrum Noir Markers - IG4, IG2, IG1, Blender
     
Galaxy in a Jar, by The Crippled Crafter. Features Pebeo paints and Crafters Companion stamps.
       
Galaxy in a Jar, by The Crippled Crafter. Features Pebeo paints and Crafters Companion stamps.

Galaxy in a Jar, by The Crippled Crafter. Features Pebeo paints and Crafters Companion stamps.
 
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Blog Hop Blurb!
      
After finishing here, hop over to Sandra's blog for even more inspiration and the chance to win another prize!
   
 You should have arrived here from Janine's blog but don't worry if you didn't or if you don't know how blog hops work!  Simply start at the top of the Hop List below and visit each blog in turn, leaving a comment for each one before moving on to the next!
      
Speaking of prizes!  ... once the hop has finished, a winner will be chosen from the comments on this blog post, and one lucky person will receive this fab stamp and metal charm sets!  Comment on each blog in the hop for even more chances to win items from the new range!

  
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The hop ends at 12pm on the 4th August 
Prizes will be posted from the office to the winners shortly afterwards.
   
Enjoy!
                        
xxSAMxx

184 comments:

  1. Fabulous creation Sam, love your imagination. This would be great for scrapbooking. Hugs Suzi x

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  2. love love love it brilliant idea

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  3. Such a fun creation Sam.
    xx

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  4. Gorgeous creation Sam
    Hugs Julie xxx

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  5. Lovely blog, loving the sentiment stamps for christmas as well

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  6. Gorgeous and fabulous card Sam and just love the New Christmas Collection of Sara's
    Dianne xx

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  7. What a great card, love this shape, so many idea's now running around in my mind with styles to use in this design.. Brilliant x

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  8. Wow Sam how awesome is this Hugs S xx

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  9. Wow wow wow what an amazing card and such a unique idea

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  10. Gorgeous, loving the new Christmas collection.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  11. oh love the galaxy on the front, different mix media inspiration x Wishing everyone Good Luck x

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  12. fab project Sam, hugs susanne x

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  13. Lovely project, fab colouring !

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  14. Just hoped in to say,love your jar of hope card so different,loving the blog hop to, fabulous prize love all the different sentiments and those little charms look adorable Debbs sx

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  15. I love your Mason Jar! I'm going to get one of my kids a school bag like that for next year. Those metal charms are out of this worldπŸ’«πŸ’«πŸ’«

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  16. Wow! Love it, so different x

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  17. Such a lovely Card Sam!
    I love how you've done the Galaxy, it looks fab.
    Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

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  18. Lovely idea and different

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  19. That is amazing! I have never tried anything like this before but this makes me want to try!!!!

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  20. What a beautiful and unusual card. Love it

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  21. Great card how different. Lovely prize as well.

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  22. Stunning card, well done. Fabulous new collection, can't wait. Love Jane x

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  23. Wow now this is my kinda thing, wish I had your imagination....Thank you for sharing xx

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  24. Wow, the colours are stunning. Looking forward to seeing Sara's new collection and I am enjoying this blog hop! x

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  25. Fabulous, very unique design
    Love it x

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  26. Love your jar card such a good idea i think I may have to steal it.Lol,♥

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  27. Amazing card Sam, love the shape.

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  28. I love this card shape. I'm getting inspired as to what I can put in a bottle. I like the way you have coloured it and used 3 well chosen words to make a statement. Stunning x

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    1. Thankyou to everyone who entered ... The lockout winner from my blog is .... SHEILA ATKINSON!

      Sheila, please email me on thecrippledcrafter@outlook.com !

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    2. Thankyou to everyone who entered ... The lockout winner from my blog is .... SHEILA ATKINSON!

      Sheila, please email me on thecrippledcrafter@outlook.com !

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    3. Thank you so much. I'm so excited x

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  29. Wow how different and stunning love it. Rita x

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  30. Great to see something a little different.

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  31. Hi Sam. A really unusual card, I've never seen anything like it before and I think it's fab. Sue x

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  32. Love this, it is so different. Must call abck and look at your stuff, looks gorgeous.

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  33. WOW! a fabulous creation Sam!

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  34. The jar is beautiful! Dreams in the making! Love, love, love the words! Beautiful representation!

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  35. Brilliant card, very different. Great man card.

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  36. Great idea for a mans card x

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  37. An amazing inspirational card. Thank you.

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  38. Wow this is fantastic so clever and lovely colours x x x x

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  39. This would make a great card for a space-obsessed teenager - love your use of the paints to create the stars and galaxies :)

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  40. Fabulous, what a great idea.

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  41. Oh wow, I love this Sam. Such a clever and very different idea :)

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  42. Different but I love it xx

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  43. Fantastic card perfect for any BFG fans (dream catchers) really inspiring. I need to remember this for next year for my school leavers. Wow x

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  44. Oh my goodness this is gorgeous I can't believe the talent I am seeing on this blog hop. Thank you for all the inspiration.

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  45. WOW! I love galaxies. Thanks Melanie x

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  46. Galaxies! I just can't get enough of them. Brilliant idea, thanks

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  47. Your jar of galaxies is awesome Sam! Wow! Something that I now want to try with my AquaTints, I have stamped and coloured rainbows in a jar this week so I hope to try this over the weekend. Thank you for the blog hop and great inspiration too Karen x

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  48. What a great idea for a card.

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  49. A VERY UNIQUE CARD, LOVE IT :)

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  50. I am loving your card, I think it's ideal for a man or boy it would be perfect. Omg omg omg I so love the stamps and the metal charms, gotta get me some of these I thinks.

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  51. Very unique card.
    Quite creative.

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  52. Aw this is so different ! Fabulous piece loving it x

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  53. Oh wow this is stunning cosmic infact lol great idea

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  54. Such a different design. Fabulous

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  55. Oh wow, this is awesome! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  56. What a great idea love it

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  57. Stunning idea, you've really captured the effect well. Thanks for posting.

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  58. I really love this card... The galaxy theme is fab for boys especially.... I could use this idea for so many in my family.

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  59. Aurora Borealis in a card, stunning. Sue x

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  60. This is a really great card. Would be good for teenager.

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  61. I love your idea. It would be great for doing with the kids.

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  62. Such an effective and unusual card, stunning xx

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  63. Such a cool idea for a card, love it x

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  64. This is a showstopper - just amazing! I can think of many a sci fi fan who would adore this - starting with me!

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  65. It wasn't till the last picture i realised this card wasn't an actual jar but indeed a card lol. I'm really like this and love how it's been coloured using the spectrum noir pens. I'm getting loads of great ideas from this list of blogging sites. Thankyou for sharing. X

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  66. What a clever idea, really lovely card. Pat x

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  67. Wow!! Brilliant idea and stunning jar!

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  68. What an interesting idea! I've never seen anything like it.

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  69. Wow Sam, love your card. Make me want to open the jar and share it contents with others!

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  70. What an unusual design it's lovely. Would like to do one like that with a fairy in it x

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  71. Absolutely love this!! 😍

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  72. What a creative design! I love the colors and paper you chose.

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  73. absolutely stunning, really unusual, I love it

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  74. Fantastic idea. Thank you for sharing. Xx

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  75. Super cute, Sam! Captures our dreams and inspirations!

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  76. Hi Sam this is stunning. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  77. Wow! What a super card. You're a Phenomenal artist. Fabulous x

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  78. What a very unique card. Love it

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  79. Wow nice how you"d do that

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  80. Stunning!!! I love the galaxy effect!! Will there be a tutorial to follow!! Thanks for sharing your creativity!

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  81. Incredible card. So unusual x

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  82. Oh wow, that's amazing! So imaginative :O xx

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  83. Wow, this is amazing. I love galaxies.
    Valerija xx

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  84. I love this I would love to know how to do it.

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  85. so realistic love it would never thought of doing that xxx

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  86. As always your so imaginative just love this card colours are amazing.. You really know how to make a card stand out x

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  87. Beautiful card. It is simple but so so effective. Thank you.

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  88. love this technique ideal look for teenagers.

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  89. Fab idea for a card, bottled space, great idea for those Trekkies out their. Love the card.

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    1. A woman after my own heart! As a hugely nerdy Trekkie, this was EXACTLY what I had in mind when creating this! Thanks for commenting xxSAMxx

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  90. Thank you all who have commented so far! Know that whilst I can't reply to every one, I've read and appreciated you all, so much! xxSAMxx

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  91. Wow would never have thought of making a card like this, its great, another one to try:)

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  92. Wow! This is really pretty. Do you have any tips on the bets way to create this, it would make a beautiful background for both cards and scrapbooking.

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  93. Love your card πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ

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  94. Hi Sam,
    oh how your card/jar takes us on a trip of the galaxy with the colours that are coming out of the centre of the galaxy. The stars in the sky look as if you could just try and reach what is unreachable. I think that the makers of star trek and deep space nine and the other visions of space are in need of a new art director some how as they are always looking for people that can make the impossible or unbelievable, believable and possible with the luxury of magic and a screen. Thank you flower for the outer of this earth trip that you took us on and one thing is for sure, it is unlike any other that we have seen,
    crafty hugs
    Norah (Glenochil)

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  95. Oh just Wow Sam, I love the card and yet more inspiring ideas thank you xx

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  96. i lov elove love the designs you have a syour header and the jar

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  97. wow stunning work,so unusual, wish l could get this end result x

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  98. Wonderfull creation Sam. Love the space effect

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  99. This is lovely, what a great card for those difficult to make for people we all have.

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  100. space in a jar what a fun idea and the space effect was great

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  101. Very imaginative what a fun idea for a card.

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  102. What an unusual creation and sooo effective, I love it.

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  103. Such an unique card. Loving your inspiration xx

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  104. wow this is amazing, wish i could do something like that xx

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  105. WAUW this is stunning. Always love to see some new techniques used and this sure are new for me in cardmaking, but GOSH it´s beautiful, I really love, what you´ve done here, and it looks amazing. Thanks soo much for the great inspiration.

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  106. What a great idea! I love it.

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  107. Hi Sam, oh what a fantastic jar you have made, it is stunning. I must admit I am not a 'messy crafter' but I do appreciate people who are and all the hard work that goes into creating things.

    I like mostly everyone who is in the blog hop are hoping to win something but for me that is not all that this is about, it is the knowledge that you and the rest of the design team are sharing with all us crafters out there, you give so much inspiration to us all, not only from things like facebook, but also on Hochanda programmes, I am an avid searcher of the CC gallery, and to be part of the design team must be such an honour, your jar is a prime example of your talent.

    Good luck everyone,

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  108. Hi Sam what a lovely card idea I'm well into looking into the universe with my telescope but with this idea I could create my own starry jar with a battery operated tea light thanks very much for the inspiration looking forward to seeing more of your posts Thanks Magz xx

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  109. What a fantastic creation Sam! I love your colouring - it really does look like a galaxy in a jar! Well done - very creative!
    Diane Wilding x

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  110. Another lovely card, this blogging is giving me so may ideas, thank you.x

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  111. I am loving the jar effect card xx

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  112. Wow! This is amazing. Perfect for a sleepover invitation. I love the creativity in the shape and starry look. So amazing

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  113. OH WOW!!! This is sooo cool, it makes you think you are seeing the Northern Lights. Love, love it.xx

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  114. Unusual card idea, capturing the aurora borealis in a jar.

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  115. Not seen anything like this card. I love it.:) x

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  116. Wow amazing creation. Love it x

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  117. I love the Galaxy in a bottle, it's ideal for a boys birthday card x

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  118. Awesome colors on this beautiful galaxy jar!

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  119. What a clever card idea, I've never seen a jar card, I have no imagination like this. I think it is great.

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  120. Wow! That's stunning! Happy crafting! :)

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  121. Fabulous creation Sam! Thank you for sharing your creation xx

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  122. Inspired Sam. I just love the background - stunning!

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  123. Something different, love it. I always struggle with making something different, what an inspiration this is, thank you

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  124. Wow, what a different card! Would be great for a man's card-I'll have to keep it in mind the next time I'm struggling to make one!

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  125. Hi Sam. What a clever idea for a card. It's lovely. Could do allsorts with a jar card, but I love that galaxy look, it's really cool. Love the new Christmas stamps. My favourite thing with stamps is heat embossing, wild have great fun playing with those x

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  126. Your card is just amazing it had opened up huge possibilities for me. Thank you

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  127. This card is SO different. Love it. Thanks for sharing your amazing talent. 😍

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  128. I LOVE your galaxy!!! This is so fun. Thank you for sharing. Thank you for the chance to win any of Sara's newest Christmas release!

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  129. Wow, the background is amazing. Have seen a tutorial on how to do a galaxy background, will need to try x

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  130. This is lovely, so different. There has been some amazing inspiration on this blog hop and yours is definitely no exception, thank you. I love the metal charms that Sara has brought out as part of this range.

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  131. A fantastic Galactic Card, I think it's fab for a boys card, although to be honest, that's just what I saw in it first, I think anyone would love to have that card & it's not square πŸ˜€ Xxxxx

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  132. Love love love this idea for a card. So different yet absolutely stunning.

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  133. This is a new take on a card that I have never seen before, it really makes you want to open it to peak inside

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  134. How unusual is that! Great tho' I love these Blog Hops you get such good ideas xx The CC range for Christmas is a cracker!

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  135. Absolutely stunning and unusual, space in a jar, I love the space techniques and how beautifully it can be created

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  136. Different but stunning nonetheless!!!

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  137. Love the card! So unusual and clever. X

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  138. Wow! That's amazing -what abrilliant idea. Must unearth my jar stamp for a temlpate!
    janetannc

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  139. So clever must have a go myself thanks for the ideaxx

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  140. Amazing and original card!

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  141. What a good idea and so different.

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  142. Wow, wow, wow!! You are a very talented crafter! I have gained so much inspiration by blog hopping. Thank you for sharing your wonderful creations Sam x

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  143. Brilliant. Love it well done x

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  144. wow, love the colours used for this, looks like a real galaxy, beautiful.

    Love & hUgs

    Jacquie J xxx

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  145. I don't think I've ever saw anything as unique as your creation! Very great!

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  146. Lovely, I thought it was a real jar at first!

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  147. Wow, that's stunning! How did you do it? I think I need some Gesso especially after seeing Sheena using it on Hochanda! What a great idea.

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  148. Wow. You've really nailed the galaxy look. Love that background and such a clever card you've made too.
    Beryl xx

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  149. Very unusual but I like the sparkle x

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  150. what a Different card love the sparkle.

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  151. Wow ...I think I now have to invest in some Gesso. Love this Sam, thank you so much for sharing.
    Love Mandy x

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  152. What a great card and different too.

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  153. Love the Galaxy look makes a great card well done

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  154. I love this idea, very Star Trekkie x

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  155. Your card is so unique - love the color. So unexpected and dramatic. Crossing my fingers for a win. Thanks for sharing!

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  156. Love this card. Great idea for my canning jars foll of mixes for the holiday gifts I give.

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  157. Wow, what a fun and fantastic design! Douglas Adams eat your heart out! Fantastic idea and that galaxy is utterly amazing. Love the card design and the fabulous sentiment too. Hugs, Wends xoxo

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  158. Great idea for a card - love it xx

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  159. Ahh, this is lovely - makes me think of dream jars :)
    Hoping I'm in time for entering as the Crafter's Companion blog says that it closes Thursday 4th August at 11:59pm :D
    Mel xx

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  160. Thankyou to everyone who entered ... The lockout winner from my blog is .... SHEILA ATKINSON!

    Sheila, please email me on thecrippledcrafter@outlook.com !

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Thank you,

xxSAMxx