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Old 02-02-2008, 09:28 AM   #1
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Question Embrace Life vs. Artfully Asian

Hi! I can't seem to decide between these 2 sets. They are sort of similar and even the same price. So, I'd thought I'd ask all you talented people out there. What do you think? Thanks for your help!
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Old 02-02-2008, 09:32 AM   #2
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I have both. I recommend that!


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Old 02-02-2008, 09:34 AM   #3
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Asian was introduced a few years ago, so likely it will retire soon. Embrace will be around for probably another year (no guarantee, of course) so maybe that will help you decide?
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Old 02-02-2008, 09:37 AM   #4
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Definitely the Embrace Life. It has a lot more versatility in my opinion. I just got this set and I am already using it on most of the cards that I make. It is so pretty and so fun!
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Old 02-02-2008, 09:53 AM   #5
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I have Artfully Asian and find it somewhat difficult to work with, which may just be my lack of skill rather than the set. Embrace Life looks more flexible and easier to design with, IMHO.

Check out the galleries for each and see which you prefer. That almost always helps me decide.
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Old 02-02-2008, 09:58 AM   #6
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Embrace Life is my new go-to set, I find it really easy to work with. I like Artfully Asian and bought it as soon as it came out, but I've only used it a couple of times.
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I have Artfully Asian and love it, but I also just ordered Embrace Life because I love so many of the samples I've seen on here.
Um, I guess I am just about as much help as Cobrielle!
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Artfully Asian has a useful sentiment of Thank You if you don't have many. But, I personally prefer the Embrace Life and ordered it. I have plenty of TY sentiment stamps in my stash!
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Old 02-02-2008, 10:55 AM   #9
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I have not purchased either, but have had artfully asian as a "wish" for a while...but now I think I like the Embrace life better.
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I bought Artfully Asian soon after it became available. I haven't used it a whole lot, mainly because I have probably 200 other stamp sets from which to choose, lol, but I do enjoy using it. I really like the "Each day provides its own gifts" saying.

I prefer Embrace Life to many of the other floral sets in the catalog, but it's not on the top of my wish list. Part of me feels like I already have enough floral stamps that I don't need this set, and I don't foresee myself using the "embrace life" phrase very often because it's just not my personality. However, I really like the long-stemmed rose and the "fluffy" floral branch in it.
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I have always liked Artfully Asian, but it has never made the cut when I order. I did purchase Embrace Life, which I love! Still, I'm considering getting A.A. before it retires...
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