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. 😉
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.

Today’s cards (7-10)

Hi, guys!

Just wanted to share a few cards with you today that I’ve not gotten around to sharing over here on the old blog-a-roo.

All of these cards were created with stamps and dies from Paper Smooches.

A stamped card by Teri | terisplace.wordpress.com

This simple “hello” card features the Courteous Cuties stamps and dies and Best Buds stamp set and dies.TeriProject2

I was just having fun here by stamping the monsters (from the We Adore You stamp set and dies) a couple times and stacking them up. I’ve been using markers quite a bit lately, but I decided to throw caution to the wind with this one and use pencils instead. It’s nice to try something different from the norm.

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This is probably my favorite thank you card as of late. I made this guy with Paper Smooches’ Boom Bots stamp set (and dies). I just love robots!

Alright! That’s what I have for you. I’ll be back again later, gators.

Grab Life by the Beans Card

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Hi, all!

Back again with a quick card to share! Couldn’t resist making a coffee-themed card in honor of the Spring & Summer Coffee Lovers Bloghop. I always enjoy seeing all the coffee-themed cards that are shared because of this hop.

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Pulled out a couple Paper Smooches stamp sets (Hot Conconctions and Cyber Cafe) to make this one.

It was pretty simple to make. I stamped the cups and spoon on cardstock and then simply colored them in with markers. Once I did that, I whipped out my scissors and fussy cut them so I could put them on my card. Yep. Nothing fancy here.

A stamped card by Teri | terisplace.wordpress.com

The patterned papers I put on my card to make the background are from Lawn Fawn and Doodlebug. I always love when you can mix and match different patterns together and have them look like they were meant to be.

Once I added the cups and spoon to the card, I stamped some “steam” and a heart. I also stamped the sentiment right onto the card.

I finished the card off with a few dots or drops of Nuvo Crystal Drops.  Always a good finishing touch.

Alright! That’s all I have for now. I’ll be back again later, gators. Thanks for bopping on by!

Today’s card (5-7)

Hi, guys!

Here again with a card to share.

A stamped card by Teri for Paper Smooches || Terisplace.wordpress.com

Made this one a bit ago for Paper Smooches.

I’m a fan of mixing and matching stamps from way back so that’s what I did here. I mixed and matched together a couple stamps from a couple different stamp sets: Huge Hugs and Sugar Rush (and the coordinating dies for both sets).

I think they worked well together to make a cute little scene.

And if you have been following the story of Fiona the Hippo at the Cincinnatti Zoo, this card might be a little bit inspired by Fiona. I mean, she’s just so cute… and she’s a hippo.  (Wink.)

All the patterned papers in the background are once again from my box of scraps. I talk about that box a lot here on my blog-a-roo. Let me tell you a secret: It’s just a little shoebox sized box that I keep near my desk. Over the years, my collection of paper scraps has been awfully big at times. It was too much. So I purged all those tiny pieces of papers awhile back and got a shoebox and told myself that was it. If the scraps of paper don’t fit in it, they gotta go. The smaller size, at least, has helped keep things manageable.

Alright! That’s it for now. Be back later, friends.

Today’s card (4/17)

Hi, all!

I’m back… back again… with another card. Are you surprise? Yeah. I didn’t think so. 😉

Meet today’s card.

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Created this guy with some Paper Smooches stamps and dies (Sugar Rush stamps; Party Posse stamps; Sugar Rush Icons dies; Posse Icons dies).

It seemed appropriate sharing it today since it marks the end of the Tax Season. One of my childhood memories is the end of Tax Season with my mom and grandma (both numbers ladies in their professional careers) and celebrating the end of the long stressful Tax Season by going to dinner at Sunshine Pizza. It was a real treat. Pizza and Donkey Kong & Pac-man video games. Doesn’t get better than that. 🙂

This card could easily serve as a card for the end of Tax Season… or for a birthday or some other happy occasion.

To make the birthday hats stand out on my card, I added some an enamel dot to each of them. Just a fun little finishing touch. And the patterned papers? They yet again came from my box of scraps.

Alright! That is it for now. I’ll be back again later, gators. Thanks for stopping by.