Thursday, 13 October 2016

Altenew October 2016 Blog Hop

Hello Friends,


Today I'm participating Altenew October 2016 Blog Hop. If you came from Laura Bassen blog, you are at the right track, if not please start at the beginning from Altenew blog.

Altenew is releasing 16 new stamp sets. I started my Christmas cards today and had some fun with the Modern Deer set and my Polychromo Pencils. Here's my project:


I started by stamping the deer with Rocky Shore Altenew Crisp Ink, I used the same ink for all three layers. Then I added texture with Faber-Castell Polychormo Pencils. For the background I added snowflakes. I used Snowing stamp from Altenew and stamped the flakes with Morning Frost Altenew Crisp ink. For the sentiment and I used a sentiment  from Holiday Wishes set. Here is a close-up from deer.


SUPPLY LIST:
Stamps: Modern Deer, Holiday Wishes and Snowing by Altenew
Inks: Rocky Shore, Morning Frost and Jet Black Altenew Crisp Inks
Faber Castell Polychromo Pencils: Bister (179), Van-Dyck-Brown (176), Nougat (178), Warm Grey I (270), Warm Grey V (274)


PRIZES:
To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew blog by Wednesday, October 19th at 11:59 PM EST for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on Thursday, October 20th on the Altenew blog.

I will also draw $30 gift certificate to Altenew online store on comments left on this blog post. I will announce the winner on Thursday, October 20th on my blog. Good luck!

GET HOPPING:

Thank you so much for stopping by today. Hope you enjoyed this hop and had fun. See you soon!

Marika

314 comments:

  1. Wow, your deer is so life like! Really awesome, great work!

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  2. Your deer is fantastic and so life like. Great job, I was just staring at him and could not take my eyes off of this card.

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  3. So beautiful and elegant! Love this card and the new stamp.

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  4. I love the texture you achieved on your deer. Very realistic! Want to pet him!

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  5. What amazing texture you achieved with your coloured pencils!! Great idea to stamp him first for an under layer of colour. Absolutely beautiful!

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  6. Adorable card! Your card is beautifully simple. Thank you for the ideas!

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  7. How do you do this? It's fantastic! Lissag123@verizon.net

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  8. Oh Marika, this is stunning! I have to admit I was a little disappointed there wasn't a video:( But I will look forward to the next one. LOL

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  9. Love your fawn - very nice detailing!!! mumbird3(at)gmail(dot)com

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  10. That deer is so realistic looking!!! Love this stamp set.

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  11. The deer looks so real!!!! love it totally!

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  12. I love the deer. He is walking off the card! Gorgeous

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  13. How to make a stamp image your own. Well done.

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  14. So realistic and lifelike....Amazing!!

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  15. Such a beautiful card, so simple yet so perfect. Love this stamp and love this blog hop lol! Thank you for the blog hop and wonderfully beautiful inspiration Karen x

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  16. Love the new release. Your cards are gorgeous.

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  17. Beautiful deer. What a neat idea!

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  18. Fabulous card! Love this sweet deer image and the way you have used the inks to make him come alive.

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  19. Such a beautiful card... love love your colouring..

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  20. WOW! Absolutely jaw droppingly GORGEOUS!!! Definitely need to add this set to my stash along with many others! LOL TFS!

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  21. I really like the clean and simple aspect of the card. The texture on the deer looks very natural. Gorgeous!
    Best wishes
    Ellie

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  22. Simply beautiful ! This new release looks wonderful , so lovely to see your work again 😊

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  23. So crisp and clean creation and love the natural look of this cute deer!

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  24. How gorgeous is that deer? I love what you have done with it.

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  25. Marika I love your CAS creation. The deer is so realistic.

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  26. Wow your dear is so realistic looking. Love it!

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  27. Such a lovely CAS card!! Soooo cute and elegant!!

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  28. Your deer is stunning and so life like...that is amazing what you do with your pencils!! Fabulous!!

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  29. That deer looks so life-like! Your coloring skills are fantastic!

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  30. Love the way the deer's fur is flowing ... he looks like he could walk off the page! Very nice!

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  31. WOW! your deer is so beautiful! You're amazing! always love your compositions and the clean feel!

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  32. Wow!!! Very impressive! It looks so real!

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  33. That deer is amazingly realistic.

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  34. Nice touch on the deer!!!! I'm leaning towards the deer every time I see it!

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  35. What a sweet deer. Love the card.

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  36. Your pencil work is amazing! Great card!

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  37. Simple and best! I love the simplicity of your card Marika :) Thanks for sharing

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  38. Your very special touch to this stamp makes it amazing! Thank you so much!!

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  39. Deer often visit the small mountain town where I live, so your oh-so-pretty, realistic image here has quite the impact! You've captured nature beautifully!
    ~carol

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  40. Oh Marika, I love what you have done with this deer image! Fabulous colouring and card. Everything turns to magic when you start colouring! Thanks for the inspiration and chance to win.

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  41. Your deer is amazing. Love this CAS card

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  42. Love the simplicity and texture of your card!

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  43. Your card is stunning! I love it.

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  44. I love the deer stamp and card!

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  45. How you turn one simple, stamped image into a work of art always amazes me, Marika! The detail on your deer is superb, as is your lovely card!

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  46. Your little deer is so fabulous. Love how shaggy it is!

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  47. Lovely, simple card. Beautiful job texturizing your deer. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  48. Fabulous card! Thanks for sharing!

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  49. This is a wonderful technique to take a great set and push it even further. This is a gorgeous card :D

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  50. Lovely subtle background for the beautiful deer!

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  51. Always amazed by your coloring!

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  52. What a beautiful deer. It looks just like a real one. Great HOP. Thanks for inspiration. Hugs, Keti

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  53. Beautiful deer! I love your soft snow, I think I can feel it landing on my nose!

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  54. Gorgeous card. Love how you created the fur on this cute little deer

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  55. That deer's got its winter coat on! :) Great card

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  56. I can't wait for the new releases

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  57. Oh wow Marika, this is just such a beautiful and classy card. I love the texture you added to the deer. Astonishing. :-)

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  58. Marika this little darling deer looks just like he could walk right off of this sweet card, into the garden ... and eat every flower/plant there!!! You have made him look very furry and innocent, however - just so sweet!
    =]

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  59. Such an awesome deer! Looks so realistic!!

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  60. Love the coloring technique.

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  61. I am always amazed by your cards and coloring, the texture on the deer is amazing... it gives a dimension to this stamp, lovely!

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  62. I love your deer, it looks like it could walk right across you card! Beautiful!

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  63. Your deer looks so realistic! Great job!

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  64. Lovely to see you back here Marika and with this gorgeous deer. I love the way you have used strokes to indicate fur and the beautiful shading on the snow. Simple but really elegant. x

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  65. Love your deer...love your inspirations you share with us!

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  66. That deer looks hand sketched - well done.

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  67. Lovely Card, the Deer looks hand drawn.

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  68. How cute is this!! love your coloring, fabulous

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  69. Wonderful texture in your deer! Love it! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  70. Awesome texture on the deer!! This looks amazing! :)

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  71. Your deer looks absolutely awesome! So lifelike!

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  72. Your deer looks fabulous -- love the texture!

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  73. What a cute card. I love that deer and can picture it with a red nose too! LOL

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  74. Marika, I am fortunate enough to live in Helena, Montana and although it is the Capital, we are literally on the East slope of the Continental divide so I have deer in my yard every day - and I love them. Your card made me so happy because we are so fortunate to share our lives with these beautiful creatures and you certainly did them justice. Thank you.

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  75. Oh the fur on the deer, it's great.

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  76. I love the CAS look!! Sweet! Maria

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  77. I love the texture, it makes it even more life like. It's such an elegant card.

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  78. Love to see you back, great card as always.

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  79. Fabulous texturing on the deer. I really like your card. Great job :)

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  80. Love the simplicity and texture on your card--just beautiful!

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  81. Just elegant. Love this card and it looks like another great release.

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  82. OMG!! How beautiful is this card??? I can't get enough of it. Such great work!!

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  83. I like the fabulous pencil texture on the deer!

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  84. an inspiring stamp, the deer looks real.

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  85. Amazing detaling on the deer !

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  86. So happy to see your work again Marika! I've missed you! Beautiful deer!!

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  87. Love the addition of texture to this fabulous deer!

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  88. Your deer is so realistic! very cool! such a great card!

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  89. Beautiful card!
    Kathleen Mc xx

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  90. Wow, wow, wow! That deer is so cute and looks completely hand drawn. Well done!!

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  91. Fantastic card. The deer is so realistic. Thank you for sharing your ideas and being part of the giveaway.

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  92. Your colouring is as amazing as ever, Marika. You've really bought the sweet deer to life!

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  93. Wow....that deer is amazing! Love how you did it! Looks real! Thanks for sharing!

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  94. Such a cute deer,great card

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  95. WOW, your deer looks incredible in his winter coat!

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  96. Love your little deer. Very creative.

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  97. The way you coloured the deer is incredible. So beautiful.

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  98. Beautiful Modern Deer card, love your added colored pencil details!

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  99. What a adorable card! Love your design and detail!

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  100. I would love to see a video of how you created that beautiful deer using one ink and colored pencils!

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  101. Wow! It looks like real fur! What a great card!

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  102. the detailing of the fur is so cute! Love the dimension it provides :)

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  103. What a simple, striking card. My hand hurts just looking at all the work it took to add the texture to the deer.

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  104. Marika I love what you did with the deer, so sweet and simple. Beautiful.

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  105. Wonderfull card. Would love a video showing us how you made the fur.

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  106. Your deer is so alive. Amazing work.

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  107. Love the way you did the deer! The texture is great.

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  108. I love the simplicity of your card, and love how you colored the deer.

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  109. I like how the deer is the focal point with snow falling only on him and not the rest of the card. Really draws the eye to him!

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  110. Your card is simply beautiful. Thank you for sharing!

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  111. LOVE how you colored your deer. you are extremely talented. Gorgeous!

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  112. Love your sweet deer. Awesome card. TFS

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  113. Great card! I'm a fan of the Modern Deer stamp set!!

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  114. So sweet! That little deer looks ready for winter :)

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  115. I've seen deer up close and they DO look scraggly, like the stamped deer. It's very realistic.

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  116. Very natural looking deer. Great job!

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  117. Very nice CAS card. The deer looks very realistic.

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  118. This is simply beautiful. I love how the deer looks so life like.

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  119. This deer is... well, really dear! The sentiment could be switched out for a birthday card or another greeting. Love that the deer is the focus. Really sweet!

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  120. Love the card! Thanks for sharing.

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  121. This little deer is so cute! What a simple clean card but so striking!

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  122. Love the texture on the deer.

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  123. What a cute card. Thanks for sharing.

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  124. Love the furry deer. Especially like that he wasn't centered.

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  125. Winner Winner!!! I adore this set, and now I know I have to buy it, your deer is so life like and just plain awesome.

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  126. This is BREATHTAKING!! I love how you made the texture on the fur with your pencils!!

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  127. The simplicity of your card is just perfect. And with your added texture, you took that stamp to a whole new level!

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  128. Simple christmas card to card to mass produce.

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  129. I love that you can actually see 'fur' on this darling deer, Marika.

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  130. Wow!! Really Beautiful!! Your deer looks so real!!

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  131. Hello Marika! I adore the textured fir on your modern deer:))

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  132. Yours is the best deer I have ever seen with stamps!

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  133. Lovely CAS, the deer looks very much realistic.

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  134. Wow! Your deer looks so realistic - beautiful card!

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  135. Your deer is awesome . So realistic and great new texture.

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  136. That deer is gorgeous. so life like!

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  137. Your deer melted my heart. Great job.

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  138. Simply sweet card. Great new designs from Altenew.

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  139. Love this realistic deer! Very classy card!

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  140. O love your little dear and the coloring technique is very unique. Love! Love!

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  141. O love your little dear and the coloring technique is very unique. Love! Love!

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  142. Hello Marika, your card is exquisite and your colouring is phenomenal :-) This is precious!!

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  143. What a wonderful card and that deer...WOW...so realistic...love it!

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  144. Adorable card! Love how simply and quick this card is to make.

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  145. Wow! Amazing work Marika!

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  146. Great card. Love the deer.

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  147. Wow! What a beautiful card! So life like! :)

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  148. Fantastic post featuring the new release Altenew stamps. Thanks so much for sharing, cheers :)

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  149. WOW I never would have thought of adding such beautiful detail to the deer! I am so glad I followed the blog hop and saw this!

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  150. This is a beautiful deer image! Love the card!

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  151. The deer is so unique. Love this one.

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  152. The deer is so unique. Love this one.

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  153. The little fawn is SO cute! My family would love this stamp!

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  154. Such an amazing coloring ! 💜

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  155. Oh Wow!!! The stamp set is beautiful on its own but the texture you added takes your card to a new level...just beautiful!!

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  156. Love the texture -- beautiful card!

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  157. that is a great looking card!

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  158. Beautiful card and so nicely done. Thanks!

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  159. Wow, I've never seen such a realistic deer coat! Great job!

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  160. I love your deer and the way you colored it with the polychromos looks so life like. Now I'm thinking I need this stamp set too. I just want them all truthfully. Thanks for sharing and giving an opportunity to win!

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  161. Your deer is really nice. In fact, it looks like you drew it, not that it is a stamp. Wow! I really like it. Thanks for letting us see it. Was it the way you colored it or is it the stamp? Either way I love it!

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  162. Oh Marika, adorable! She's sooo life like, I can just imagine what her coat feels like. I love this stamp, but your coloring takes it to a whole other level. Missed seeing your posts and videos, glad you popped in to share. I would love to see a video on how to color her. Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

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  163. Absolutely Stunning, Marika! That deer is standing tall and so elegant with your coloring and texture. Love it!

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  164. Very awesome deer! Catches the eye instantly.

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  165. What a sweet card! Love it.

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  166. You always manage to add a twist to the already wonderful Altenew stamps. Can't wait to try out their new collections.

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  167. I love your shaggy little deer! She's so sweet.

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  168. I love the deer and the Holy Night verse. Must add to my stamp collection.

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  170. I'm loving the deer stamp set and your card turned out so lovely.

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  171. I love your card and the deer stamp is a must have.

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  172. Wow! The fur looks so lifelike! Amazing!

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