Paper Smooches DT Blog Hop

And boom! Just like that it’s Pep Rally week again, and the gang’s all here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches JULY 2017 release with you!  TWO new stamp sets and SIX new dies will be available to purchase at 8 pm PST  on June 30th.  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 – a $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 increases your chances)
  • Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Sunday, July 2nd to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, July 3rd to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

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)

So enough chit chat. Let me show YOU what I’ve got! Cha-cha!

A handmade card for Paper Smooches by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

So I used a couple new dies to make this card – the Religious Words 2 dies and the Dove die.

All the hearts and crosses (and word) were cut with the Religious 2 Words dies, while the dove was cut with the Dove die. I know, you are like, “Duh, Teri. Duh.” Wink.

I cut each piece from watercolor paper and then added a little watercolor paint on top. I wanted a distressed look so I splattered on some water drops. To speed up the drying process, I pulled out my old friend, my trusty dusty heat gun. Love that thing still after all these years. 😉

A handmade card for Paper Smooches by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

So that’s what I have for you. I’ll be back later. Imagine that in a Terminator-style voice. Wink!

Have fun hopping today! I appreciate you stopping by.

Paper Smooches DT Blog Hop

Hey kids!

Yep. Yep. Yep. It’s once again Pep Rally week in the Paper Smooches world, and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches JUNE 2017 release with you! TWO new stamp sets and SIX new dies will be available to purchase at 8 p.m. PST on May 31st.  (Just you wait. They are awesome!) 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 – a $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 increases your chances)
  • Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Tuesday, May 28th to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Wednesday, May29th to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.
Teri Anderson (Here, here you be. Ta-da.)

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)

Alright, enough hop talk. Let’s get on with the card-a-roo!

A handmade card by Teri for Paper Smooches // terisplace.wordpress.comMade this guy with the brand new Silhouette Flowers dies. They are the bomb. Plus, the sentiment is from a new set, too. It’s the Kindness Sampler set, which is just plain packed with great phrases.

Silhouette-Flowers-Dies-Close-Teri-Paper-SmoochesTo make the little blooms (and dragonfly), I die-cut them from good ol’ white cardstock and then sponged on good ol’ water-based dye ink. You know, nothing fancy. I didn’t use Distress Ink, Oxide Ink or anything super fancy. Just plain old dye ink… that I’ve had in my stash for years. Ages, really. 😉 Then I splattered the blooms with water. I was liberal with the splattering. Patted the blooms (mostly) dry with a paper towel. Then to speed the final drying, I did blow my heat gun on them for maybe half a minute to a minute… because I wanted them on my card and I wanted them on my card… NOW. Wink.

A handmade card by Teri for Paper Smooches // terisplace.wordpress.comThe end result was… well… is… pretty fun, huh?

Ok, friends… that’s all I have for you today. Happy blog hoppity hopping, friends. See you again soon! (Thanks, as always, for stopping by.)

Paper Smooches Blog Hop

Hi guys!

It’s Pep Rally week once again, and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches MAY 2017 release with you!  TWO new stamp sets and SIX new dies will be available to purchase at 8:00pm PT on May 2nd.  You will find our new products HERE once they go live.  The release date was postponed one day because Kim will be on her honeymoon until May 2nd.

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

The prize – a $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 increases your chances)
  • Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Tuesday, May 2nd to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Wednesday, May 3rd to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

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)

Alright. So here’s what I have for you.

A handmade card for Paper Smooches by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

Created this guy with a couple new Paper Smooches’ products – the New Beginnings 2 stamp set & the Grad Cap dies and the Rose Frame dies. The little frame? That’s from the Rose Frame dies.

I wanted to do something a little more graphic inspired to go with the sentiment so I cut several tassels from cardstock (with the Grad Cap dies) to make that little tassels garland of sorts. The thing about tassels? Well, they are cool for grad stuff, but really they are cool celebrating in general too!

A handmade card for Paper Smooches by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

To make the tassles pop, I added some dots with some Nuvo Crystal Dots stuff. Kinda fun, right? I think so!

Well, that’s what I have for you today. Thanks, as always, for stopping by! Your kind words are always appreciated! Happy blog hopping!

Paper Smooches DT Blog Hop

Hi all!

It’s Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches APRIL 2017 release with you!  TWO new stamp sets and SIX new dies will be available to purchase at 8:00pm PT on April 2nd.  You will find our new products HERE once they go live.  The release date was postponed one day because Kim will be out of town until April 2nd.

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

The prize – a $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 increases your chances)
  • Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Sunday, April 2nd to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, April 3rd to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.
Teri Anderson (<—- here you are)

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 the project!

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I created this guy using a couple of Paper Smooches’ new products: Pineapple 1 dies, Pineapple 2 dies and the Pineapple Crush 2 stamp set.

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The dies for Pineapple 1 and Pineapple 2 aren’t an exact match but I thought they sure looked fun when mixed together.

Alright! That’s what I have. I’ll be back again later, gators. Thanks, as always, for stopping by!

 

Topflight Stamps Grand Opening Blog Hop

Hi guys!

I’m pretty geeked out today to be joining some of my favorite stampers in taking part in a fun bog hop to celebrate the opening of a great, new online store called Topflight Stamps. Topflight Stamps offers a wide variety of art stamps from countries around the world. You will be sure to find something different and fun there. They also offer free shipping on all orders over $50 with US addresses!! And, don’t miss the Grand Opening Special Discount – 20% off ALL orders – use code TFS-GO20 – offer good March 27 through March 31. Be sure to comment on this blog and all the blogs on the hop (read to the bottom of this post for info) to be eligible for the GRAND PRIZE a $50 store credit!!! PLUS – each of the designers in this blog hop are giving away a $10 gift certificate to one of the commenters on their blog post. I will announce my winner here on Monday, April 3. The $50 Grand Prize winner will be announced on the Topflight Stamps Blog on the same day.

I’m sharing two projects today with you!

The first project uses the Duke’s Gang stamp set from IndigoBlu.

Be the person handmade card by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

I mean, hello, dogs! You can’t go wrong with dogs!

Be the person handmade card by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

I masked the two dog images together by stamping one dog and then stamping him a second time on a sticky note. I cut him out, placed him on the first image and then stamped the little dog on top. The result? Something that looks like the two dogs are next to each other. Easy peasy!

The second card uses the Tall Wildflowers stamp from Crafty Individuals.

Hello Flowers handmade card by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

I  was feeling kinda of artsy when I made this one. I sponged dye inks onto cardstock and then flicked water droplets on top. I let the ink dry and then stamps the flowers with black ink right on top.

Hello Flowers handmade card by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

An easy technique, but it is such a fun technique to do! You get a different look every single time. I love that!

Alright! That’s what I have. Now, be sure to check out all these blogs and comment for your chance to win the grand prize!!

Paper Smooches DT Blog Hop

 

Hey gang!

You now what time it is? Yep. It’s Pep Rally week once again, and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches MARCH 2017 release with you!  THREE new stamp sets and FIVE new dies will be available to purchase at 8 pm PT on February 28th.  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 – a $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 increases your chances)
  • Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Sunday, February 26th to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, February 27th to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

Alice is away on vacation, so Katie Gehring was super sweet to fill in for her.  We are all in for a treat!

Teri  (<— here you are)

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)

So enough hop talk. Let me show you the project!

A handmade card for Paper Smooches by Teri // Terisplace.wordpress.com

Ta-da! Had some fun with this little croacker. (Hee hee, I couldn’t resist.)

I used a couple new Paper Smooches products – the Critter Card Puns stamp set and the Bear Frog Card Dies. Made the little froggy with the dies. To make those little cheeks (because you know, I am all about cute), I applied some chalk to the card and then little dabs of white Nuvo Crystal Drops.

The sentiment was stamped entirely with the stamp set. I used a little red pen to draw the editing mark. Trying to be funny there.  Wink

A handmade card for Paper Smooches by Teri // Terisplace.wordpress.comAlright, guys! That is all I have for you today. Be back again soon. Thanks, as always, for swinging by.