Today’s Card: Praying for You

Hi, friends!

Back again with another card to share with you. Today’s card features an encouragement card that came together quickly with the help of a stencil and a few basic supplies.


I created the background for this card with the Leaves stencil from Pretty Pink Posh. I have been on a bit of a stencil kick lately, and, when I saw that stencil, I knew I had to make a card with it. Such a fun one.

I stenciled the pattern right onto the card directly with Distress Oxide Ink pads and a makeup brush from Daiso. I love how bold the Distress Oxide Inks are and how well they blend together.

To keep the card from being really boring with just an inked background, I added a few dots with white Nuvo Drops. It’s such a simple and easy way to add some visual interest.

A handmade card by Teri | terisplace,wordpress,com | sympathy

The sentiment is from Pretty Pink Posh as well. It came from the Encouraging Greetings stamp set. So many lovely phrases in it that are perfect for sending something to encourage a friend or loved one… or pick up their spirits.

Alright. That is all I have for you today. I’ll be back again real soon with another card to share with you.

By the way, looking for more cards from me? Don’t miss the interactive monster card I shared over the blog for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L this week. It features a lot of fun details and elements that are easy to recreate on cards you make.

Here’s a little peek at the card.


Hope you will check it out!

See you again soon, friends!


Paper Smooches June 2019 Blog Hop

Hey, friends! It’s time yet again to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches JUNE 2019 release with you! ONE new stamp sets, FIVE new dies will be available to purchase at 10:00 AM Central time zone on June 7th. Once they go live, you will find the new products here:

To add extra fun to our blog hop…there is a prize!  The prize – a $30. gift code to use at the PS online store.

Here are the details:

  • Leave a comment on any of the blogs listed below (you do not need to comment on all blogs to qualify but it will increase your chances of winning) 
  • FOUR winners will be chosen at RANDOM from any of the blog below
  • Deadline: You have until midnight Central time on June 8th to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on June 9th to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

Paper Smooches blog


Amy Tsuruta

Emily Leiphart

Design Team:


Alice Huang

Jill Hawkins


Karin Akesdotter

Michele Boyer

Savannah O’ Gwynn

Teri Anderson
Here are some ways to increase your chances of winning:

(… which means that you have up to four super duper big extra chances to win on each blog! Oh yeah! Woot!)

Did you know that Paper Smooches offers up a fun challenge each month?  Keep an eye on the PS blog for all the details.  

Alright! Enough with the hop talk. Let me share with you the card I made for the hop! On your mark. Get set. And go!

A stamped card for Paper Smooches by Teri |

Created this guy with the brand new Vespa die! It’s such a fun die. I die-cut the bike twice from white cardstock. I used markers to color the pieces on the first die-cut, not worrying if I went onto the lines. Then I removed the pieces from the second die-cut and adhere the white “frame” on top. It’s a pretty fun way to use intricate dies! TeriVespaDie-close

The sentiments are all from the previously released Hello Sampler stamp set. I really just took a bunch of words and phrases from the set and paired them together until they looks like a fun phrase for the card.

Sure looking forward to sending this card to a friend!

Thanks again, friends, for stopping by and checking out the hop. It’s always a pleasure when you do stop by!

See you again soon!