Today’s card (7-30)

Hi! Back again.

Back again with another card to share. A handmade stamped card by Teri //

It really was a just for fun card, made the other day when I needed a break from everyday life.

The vacuum and words are from the That Sucks stamp set from Sunny Studio Stamps. The die-cut word, heart and vacuum base were all cut with the coordinating dies.

The scalloped borders were cut with from MFT Stamps, while the patterned paper is from Doodlebug. I don’t know what line. Sorry. It was just in my scrap pile. ūüėČ

Alright. That’s all I have in me. I’ll be back again later, gang. Hope to see you again soon.

Paper Smooches DT Blog Hop

Hi guys!

It’s Pep Rally week once again (cha-cha), and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW¬†Paper Smooches¬†AUGUST 2017 release with you! ¬†TWO¬†new¬†stamp sets and FOUR¬†new¬†dies will be available to purchase at 8 pm PST on July 31st. ¬†You will find our new products¬†HERE¬†once they go live. ¬†

To add extra fun to our blog hop…we are offering up a prize!¬†

The prize Рa $25 gift code to choose what you like at the PS online store.

Here are the details:

  • FOUR¬†winners will be chosen at RANDOM from any of the design team blogs and the¬†PS Blog¬†to win the $25 prize.
  • Just leave a comment on any of the design team blogs listed below or the PS blog for your chance to win!¬† (you do not need to comment on all blogs to qualify but it will increase your chances)
  • Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Sunday, July 30th to leave a comment.
  • Please check the¬†Paper Smooches blog¬†on Monday, July 31st to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

The super talented, Yana Smkula is filling in for Alice while she visits her family.

To increase your chances of winning:

  • Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop
  • Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop
  • Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop

(which means that you have up to three extra chances to win on each blog)

Enough hop talk. Let me show YOU what I’ve got.

A handmade card for Paper Smooches by Teri //

Created that fun wavy background with the new Wavy Pattern dies. I took the large wavy pattern and used some of the inner pieces in it. And then I took the smaller wavy pattern (that’s the dark pink stuff at the bottom) and added it to the mix. Kinda cool that you can layer it together or use it on its own.

I also used a couple other new products: the Flower Frame dies (to make the flowers) and the Magical Sampler stamp set (to stamp the sentiment).

A handmade card for Paper Smooches by Teri //

I thought this might make a nice birthday card, although I may just send it to someone I’m thinking of.

Alright! That’s all I have for you. Be back again later, gators.

Happy blog hopping!

July Essentials by Ellen Pin-Sights Challenge


Hi guys! I’m super thrilled to be helping folks from Ellen Hutson kick off this month’s Pin-Sights Challenge.

What’s this Pin-Sights Challenge do-hickey, you ask?! Well.¬†¬†It is a monthly inspirational challenge based on a Pinterest-inspired photo that is located on the CLASSroom blog. A random challenge participant will receive a $50 gift certificate to the Ellen Hutson store. ¬†To be eligible for a shot at the prize, you MUST use Essentials by Ellen products and the photo badge as inspiration. There will be an inlinkz on the challenge post where you can submit your projects.

So anyhoo… here is the inspiration piece for this month’s challenge. On your mark. Get set. Drool… a little. ūüėČ


Ok. Maybe a lot! Wink! I really love the party theme of the photo, as well as the colors, so I was inspired to make a birthday card that followed the same color scheme. Sounds about right…. right? Check it.


Fun, right? No wait. Beary  fun, right? WINK! You guys know how I kid. Yep, yep.

I used a few different Essentials by Ellen products to make this card: The Bear Ware stamp set and dies; the All Inside stamp set and dies and the Wish Big stamp set.


I was fairly subtle in with the color scheme, using it to inspire the coloring of the bear’s accessories. I tell ya that I just love this little bear. The fact he can hold things… oh my gosh, people… the best!

I rounded the card with the patterned paper (hello, Lawn Fawn) and sequins (Pretty Pink Posh).

Alright. That’s all I have for you. Hope you will consider taking part in this month’s challenge. Don’t forget to check out the challenge post!

See you again soon, awesome friends!