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El Ivens commented on Dawn Skene's photo

Flowers and Dots

"Very pretty.The flowers are gorgeous."
3 hours ago
El Ivens commented on Dee Earnshaw's photo

STV17MON12 - Springy Flowers

"Wow, your flowers are gorgeous..  Love the whole thing."
4 hours ago
El Ivens commented on Miesje Flach's photo

Mother's Day 2017

"Very pretty.  Love the dotted grass."
4 hours ago
El Ivens commented on Eileen Michaud's photo

STV17MON12 Flowers & Dots

"Very cute card.  So happy and springy."
4 hours ago
El Ivens commented on Annie's photo

HAPPY Easter

"Very pretty.  Really like the look of the belly band.  I hope to remember to try that."
4 hours ago
El Ivens commented on Yamilette Mohr's photo

Flowers and Dots

"Love your background.  I need to try that.  Beautiful card."
4 hours ago
El Ivens commented on Susie Moore, GKD Design Team's photo

You Are Such a Wonderful Person

"Very pretty card.  Love the chevron paper with the gold piece next to it.  Nice layout"
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El Ivens commented on Melissa Kompkoff's photo

Vintage Thank You

"Gorgeous card.  Love everything about it."
4 hours ago
El Ivens commented on Selina Macisco's photo

Flowers and Dots.

"The angle placement of the flowers is so attractive.  Awesome dotted paper."
4 hours ago
El Ivens commented on Diana Scott's photo

Birthday Flowers and Dots

"Very pretty.  Love the doily, I never think about using one.  The pearls or pearl drops are the perfect touch.  "
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El Ivens commented on Eleanor Sharp's photo

Dots and Florals

"Very pretty, love the texture and bright yellow paper."
4 hours ago
El Ivens commented on Shelley V's photo

Flowers & Dots 2

"Very pretty,love those delicate flowers with super long stems. "
4 hours ago
El Ivens commented on Gina Krupsky's video

Emboss Resist Lighthouse Card

"Just beautiful.  Love it."
Cimbalo left a comment for El Ivens
"Thank you for your sweet comments El on my dotty card!"
lovinpaper left a comment for El Ivens
"El, thank you so much for the lovely comments on my cards today.  The thank you just went in the mail.  The paper piecing was fun and something I hadn't done in a long time. Have a wonderful day!"
El Ivens commented on Gayle Chrvala's photo

Dotty Bloom --STV17MON12

"Beautiful card.  Love every thing about it.  Really love the touch of green"

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At 1:06pm on March 24, 2017, Cimbalo said…

Thank you for your sweet comments El on my dotty card!

At 12:46pm on March 24, 2017, lovinpaper said…

El, thank you so much for the lovely comments on my cards today.  The thank you just went in the mail.  The paper piecing was fun and something I hadn't done in a long time. Have a wonderful day!

At 5:41pm on March 22, 2017, Jan Brazier said…

Hi, El. I am so pleased you liked my dots and flowers card. Such a fun challenge!

At 4:05pm on March 22, 2017, Johanna Rundell said…

CASE away whenever you wish El. I'm honoured you think I've made something good enough to CASE. Thanks for your support and lovely comments.

At 7:20am on March 21, 2017, Bonnie said…

Had to get started on Easter cards and it is always easy to add dots.

At 8:48pm on March 20, 2017, Johanna Rundell said…

Thanks El - you are so kind to comment and to say something so nice when doing so. I had fun with the challenge even though my hands are protesting everything I do today.

At 8:03pm on March 20, 2017, Verna Angerhofer said…

Thanks El for the sweet comment on my Spring Wishes card. And, that was a chalk board technique I had fun doing too.

At 10:47am on March 20, 2017, Verna Angerhofer said…

Thanks for your lovely comment on my Trees card. That poem was learned by me and some of my sisters as well in grade school. So when I was going to make a masculine sympathy card I felt it fit very appropriately with this tree scene.

At 4:22pm on March 18, 2017, Verna Angerhofer said…

Thanks for the lovely comment on my Easter Garden. That quote was a new one for me too and I happened across it while surfing the net. It was the inspiration for my card design.

At 11:10am on March 18, 2017, Judy Inukai said…

Hi El, Thanks so much for your lovely comment on my Silver Rose card.



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