Neat and Tangled Blog Hop

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Hi gang!

Super thrilled to be joining some of my most favorite’st folks in celebrating Neat and Tangled’s 5th birthday with a blog hop this week!

If you’ve been hopping along, you should have arrived here from the blog of Ellen Hutson, featuring the awesome work of Carissa Wiley. If you are just joining in, welcome! (You’ll find the next stop at the bottom of my post!)

In honor of the 5th birthday of Neat and Tangled, Danielle has put together a week long blog hop with different hoppers each day. Also, Neat and Tangledare also having a release of the special products used during the hop. They are available now in the Neat and Tangled shop.

I’m super thrilled to share three projects with you today!

Three handmade birthday cards for Neat and Tangled by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

On your mark. Get set. Go!

Up first is this fancy number!

A handmade card for Neat and Tangled by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

Ta-da! Created this guy with the new Hooray Word dies, Hooray stamp set and Like Magic sequin mix.  Pretty straight forward to figure what’s going on with this one! Wink!

And here’s card No. 2 and card No. 3.

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Both of these cards use the new Hooray Word dies and Like Magic sequin mix.

I created the starry background for both cards (as well as that first one) with one of my favorite N&T dies from the past, the Seeing Stars die. I simply cut the stars from white cardstock, adhered them to the card front and then sponged on some ink!

A handmade card for Neat and Tangled by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

I embellished the Hooray words on each card by adding some adorable birthday critters from the new Wild Ones stamp set. I also used the coordinating dies. (Now lean in real close, friends. Confession time. I must admit that I cut and stamped far more critters than I used on these cards. I have a whole pile of them sitting on my desk, waiting to be colored in and used on even more projects. They are just so much fun! So yeah, you’ll be seeing them on other projects soon! Heehee!)

Oh yeah! And those additional stamped words on cards No. 2 and No. 3? You might be wondering about that! They are from the Wild Ones stamp set!

Alright, kids! That is what I have you!

Next stop on the hop is the blog of the awesome Lisa Spangler. I can’t wait to see Lisa’s lovely work! Take it away, Lisa!

By the way, be sure to check out the entire blog hop! You’ll find each day’s stops on the Neat and Tangled blog. (Be sure to stop by on Friday too!)

There are prizes up for grabs – one $100 gift certificate to the Neat and Tangled shop and two $50 gift certificate to the Neat and Tangled shop. Winners will be chosen from comments left all along the hop all week long.

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Woohoo!

Happy hopping, friends! Thanks, as always, for stopping by! Always a treat!

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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 – 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 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 // terisplace.wordpress.com

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 // terisplace.wordpress.com

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!

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!