2019 Spring | Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop – 2

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Hi, guys!

Sneaking in, under the wire, with just one more card for the Spring | Summer 2019 Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.

A stamped coffee card by Teri | terisplace.wordpress.com

Just having fun, playing around, with this card. The cups were created with the new Daddy Yo 2 stamp set (and Daddy Yo Icons dies) from Paper Smooches. The stamp set is a guy-themed set, but it’s possible with the elements in it to make girl coffee cup. ūüôā

My go-to colors for a “girl” coffee cup are pink and red, but I decided to throw caution to the wind this time and make a purple cup. It’s a color I don’t often color with.

Oh, and just for kicks, I decided to make the girl cup’s glasses seem a little more real by adding a few small drops of Glossy Accents to the lenses.¬† Just a fun little touch.

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The words are from the Dude Sampler stamp set, also from Paper Smooches.

Ok! That’s it for me today. Thank you for stopping by. Once again, before to check out the hop. So many amazing projects. Great job, everybody!

Paper Smooches May Blog Hop

Hello, friends!

It’s time once again to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches May 2019 release with you!  Three new stamp sets and TWO  new dies will be available to purchase at 10:00 AM CST on May 7th! (Hey! Hey! Hey! That’s tomorrow! Yay!) You will find the new products at their online store once they go live.

To add extra fun to our blog hop‚Ķthere is¬†a prize!¬†¬†The prize ‚Äď 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¬†May 8th¬†to leave a comment.
  • Please check the¬†Paper Smooches blog¬†on¬†May 9th¬†to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

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Guests:

Audrey Tokach
Kelly Booth

Design Team:

  • Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop.¬† If you don‚Äôt already like the¬†PS FB page, please consider doing so.
  • Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop. (Consider following Paper Smooches on¬†Twitter¬†too!)
  • Share our blog hop on Instagram @papersmooches
  • Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop.

(….which means that you have up to four super duper, extra big chances to win on each blog! Hooray!)

Also, did you know that Paper Smooches offers up a fun challenge each month?  Keep an eye on the PS blog for details. It’s always so fun to see what everyone has made!

So let’s stop talking about the hop, and, instead, share the goods! Here’s the card I made!

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

Created this bad boy with the new Daddy Yo 2 stamp set ad Daddy Yo 2 Icons dies. (I also used the Fab Frames dies from last months’ release.)

Nothing really super fancy to share about this card other than I did lots and lots of coloring. ūüôā

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

I thought this card might be a good one to give a favorite male family member or a good male friend.

I hope you enjoyed today’s card and the hop! I’ll be back again later. Thanks for stopping by!

Today’s card (4-12)

Hi, everyone!

Dropping by today to share a card created with one of Paper Smooches’ new crafting dies. I’m just so excited to send this card to one of my stamping friends.

A handmade "Missing You" card by Teri | Created with Paper Smooches stamps & dies

The flowers were created with the new Stemmed Rose Dies. Rather than doing a bunch of paper piecing and all, I cut them from white cardstock and then used my markers to add a little color to them. It is kind of a tedious task with thin, intricate dies, but I think the results are almost always stunning.

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Now, this card has a fun little twist. The die set comes with a mat die. Rather than matting the flowers onto mats, I used the mat die to cut a window out out of the front of the card. I placed one of the flowers inside the card, right so you could see it through the window.

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One thing I did on the front of the card, to make the flowers stand out on it, was I opened it and sponging a little blue ink onto it. I did it softly, over and over in a circle. I also added a sentiment (perfect for my stamping friend) from the Fun & Flirty stamp set.

To finish things off, I added couple sequins. They are always a nice, fairly flat, way of finishing a card.

Thanks for stopping by! I’ll be back again later, gators.

PS. Don’t miss this post I shared over the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L blog recently! It shows a fun way to use foil to make a wedding card!

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Paper Smooches – April 2019 Blog Hop

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Hello, friends!

It’s time once again to share a sampling of the NEW¬†Paper Smooches¬†APRIL 2019¬†release with you!¬† ONE¬†new¬†stamp sets and FIVE¬†new¬†dies will be available to purchase at 10:00 AM CST on¬†April 7th! (Hey! That’s tomorrow! Yay!) You will find the new products at their online store¬†once they go live.

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¬†April 8th¬†to leave a comment.
  • Please check the¬†Paper Smooches blog¬†on¬†April 9th¬†to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

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Guests:

Donna Mikasa
Kelly Latevola

Design Team:

Here are some ways to increase your chances of winning:

  • Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop.¬† If you don’t already like the PS FB page, please consider doing so.
  • Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop. (Consider following Paper Smooches on Twitter too!)
  • Share our blog hop on Instagram @papersmooches
  • Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop.

(….which means that you have up to four super duper, extra big chances to win on each blog! Hooray!)

Also, did you know that Paper Smooches offers up a fun challenge each month?¬† Keep an eye on the PS blog for details. It’s always so fun to see what everyone has made!

Alright, enough hop talk. Let’s get on with the card.

A handmade card featuring stamps and dies from Paper Smooches

Created this little guy with the new Mini Flowers Dies. All the flowers were made by mixing and matching the little dies together. No real rhyme or reason on my part… just being random for the fun of it. ūüôā

The vase was cut with the mat die from the new Stemmed Rose Dies. I actually cut off the flower part and kinda just ran with it. I think the card is cute but modern… or modern but cute… by pairing the dies together.
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The words are from the previously released Fun & Flirty stamp set. It’s such a fun set of sentiments that are perfect to send to your card making buddies.
Alrighty, friends. That is all I have for you today. Thank you for taking the time to stop by and check out the hop! See you again soon!

Paper Smooches March Blog Hop

 

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Hello, friends! ¬†It’s once again time to share some peeks at the NEW Paper Smooches MARCH 2019 release with you! ONE new stamp set and FOUR new dies will be available to purchase at 10 AM Central time zone on March 7th. ¬†You will find the new products at their online store once they go live.

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. (And the crowd goes wild….)

Here are the details on how you might be a winner:

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 March 8th to leave a comment.
Please check the Paper Smooches blog on March 9th to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

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Guests:

Sandy Allnock

Samantha Mann

Design Team:

Alice Lihsuan Huang 

Jill Hawkins

Karin Akesdotter

Michele Boyer

Savannah O’ Gwynn

Teri Anderson (<—- Here you are.)

Here are some ways to increase your chances of winning:

* Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop. ¬†If you don’t already like the PS FB page, please do.
* Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop (follow PS on Twitter – https://twitter.com/papersmooches)
* Share our blog hop on Instagram @papersmooches
* Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop

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

By the way, did you know that Paper Smooches offers up a fun challenge each month? Keep an eye on the PS blog for details.

Alright! Enough hop talk. Let me share the card!

TeriStitchingBasicsDiesI had so much fun making this card. Created the hearts with the help of the new Stitching Basics dies. I simply set the heart die on cardstock and cut it three times. The result? Three hearts I added floss to. TeriStitchingBasicsDies2
I could have easily turned this into a love-themed card, but I instead went the thank you route with a sentiment from the previously released Fun & Flirty stamp set. It just seemed like a good one for it.

Alright! Not much more to say about this card so thanks, as always for stopping on by. It’s sure a treat when you do.

February Paper Smooches Blog Hop!

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Hello, friends!

Guess what? It is Paper Smooches time on my blog again! It’s been so long!

The design team, plus some very special friends, are projects made with the NEW Paper Smooches FEBRUARY 2019 release with you! Say what???!! New stuff?? YEP! ONE new stamp sets and FOUR new dies will be available to purchase at 10:00 AM Central time zone on February 14th.  You will find the new products at their online store once they go live at  http://www.papersmoochesstamps.com.

To add extra fun to our blog hop…there is¬†a prize!¬†¬†The prize – a¬†$25¬†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 design team blogs and the¬†PS Blog¬†to win the $25. prize.
  • Deadline: You have until midnight Central time on February 14th to leave a comment.
  • Please check the¬†Paper Smooches blog¬†on¬†February 15th to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

Ways to increase your chances of winning:

  • Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop.¬† If you don’t already like the PS FB page, please do https://www.facebook.com/PaperSmooches
  • Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop (follow PS on Twitter –¬†https://twitter.com/papersmooches)
  • Share our blog hop on Instagram @papersmooches
  • Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop

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

So enough hop talk. Let me show you what I’ve got.

I’ve put together this little gem, featuring the new So Fairy Cute stamps and dies.

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I think the bear is one of the cutest big bear stamps I’ve seen in awhile. I just love those little wings!
I love that the bear could be a cute whimsical fairy…. or even been used at a tooth fairy.
Rather than going all “tooth fairy” here, I wanted to create a simple happy scene. Truthfully, it wasn’t that simple with all the coloring, but whatever. ūüėČ
To give a little pop to the background, I sponged some blue ink onto the card, stamped a few stars and added a few dots (randomly) with Glossy Accents.
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Kinda hard to tell but I also added just a pinch of glitter to the bear’s crown. It gives it just the right amount of sparkle.

Alright! That’s what I got for you today.

Are you a Paper Smooches fan? Don’t forget to get out the monthly challenge to show off what you are doing with Paper Smooches’ stamps and dies. The challenge is always on the PS blog.

Thanks so very much for joining us.  

A couple Paper Smooches cards

Hi, guys!

I’m here today with a couple cards recently shared over on the blog for Paper Smooches. I’ve had so much fun lately going though my stash of Paper Smooches stamps and dies and creating a few cards every month. Sometimes, it’s easy to get caught in the “new, new, new” thing and forget about the good stuff you’ve discovered along the way.

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Created this first little one with a couple different stamps (and dies):Fruitastic stamps; Fruit Icons dies; Hot Concoctions stamps; Sentiment Sampler stamps; and Kindness Sampler stamps.

I really wanted this card to be unique so I paired together several different sentiments. I think the end result is pretty nice. All words I’d love to say to some of my sweet, sweet friends.

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This second card really was the result of me goofing around and pulling two stamp sets (Hot Concoctions and Feathered Friends) randomly and seeing if I could make something with them. After a lot of messing around (and dreaming up some ideas), this is what I ended up with. Fun stuff!

Alright! That’s it for me. I’ll be back later, gators. Thanks for stopping on by.