Paper Smooches DT Blog Hop

Hi guys!

Hooray! It’s Pep Rally week once again in the world of Paper Smooches, and the design team is  here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches SEPTEMBER 2017 release with you!  FOUR new stamp sets and FOUR new dies will be available to purchase at 8 pm PT on August 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, August 27th to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, August 28th to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

Alice extended her vacation a bit, so we have a wonderful replacement for her for the blog hop but you will see her creations later this month.  Samantha Mann is stepping in for her and we are all super excited about that – woohoo!

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)

Alrighty! Enough hop talk. Let me show you what I have got!

Decorated planner pages for Paper Smooches by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

Planner pages! Yes, I know. No cards today. Planner pages. I’m a planner girl. I sure appreciate some good planner stamps, and Paper Smooches has three awesome sets that are super duper great for planners in their September release.

All the stamping here was completed with these sets: Daily Diary (the words) and Dinky Doodles 1 and Dinky Doodles 2 (the super cute teeny tiny images).

DailyDiaryStampSet-Close-Teri-PaperSmoochesDecorated planner pages for Paper Smooches by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

The planner I used for here is the mini Happy Planner. I dig it because (1) it’s small, (2) the pages come out so it makes for easy stamping and (3) it fits in a small bag.

I simply just had fun with these pages, stamping out my plans and then adding some color with markers and some words with a good old black pen.

The thing I love about planning is this: It’s  creativity with a purpose. Stamping and playing… with the end goal of being organized. It’s fun. Plus, it makes the idea of paying bills fun… even though we all know it really isn’t. Wink! 😉

Alright! That’s all I have for you today. Thanks for stopping by!

Hope you enjoy the hop!

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Today’s Not a Card Project

Hi all!

Sharing something other than a card today. Thought I’d share a couple of planner pages.

Let’s be honest, guys!  Some weeks, I just don’t feel like decorating much and go totally clean. Other weeks, I go to town.

Planner pages with planner stamps by Teri // Terisplace.wordpress.com

 

This week was a going to town kinda week. Just needed some creative time so I took some time to decorate my pages. I think one of the nice things about decorating your planner you can be creative with purpose and get yourself thinking about the week to come. Plus, you get to use that fun stuff you’ve been wanting to use! Love that.

Did the bulk of my decorating for these pages with stamps from Technique Tuesday. I also used some stickers (letters and cute stuff) and some papers from Simple Stories. The Simple Stories goods were definitely a fun way to add a pop of color or two… or three or four… wink!

Planner pages with planner stamps by Teri // Terisplace.wordpress.com

 

I did add a couple pieces of paper for lists onto the spread and clipped them on so I could write on them as the week goes on and pull them out when I need them. I could have just used sticky notes but I was using what was at hand and in close reach of my workplace.

Alright! That’s what I’ve got.

You’ll find a list below of the stamp sets I used.

Other supplies:

See you again soon, friends!

Video: Custom DIY Patterned Stickers for Planners

Hi all!

Just a quick little something today.

I’ve been having so much fun doing the planner thing lately. What a warm, friendly and inviting community the planner folks are. I am so inspired by the friendliness of everyone.

Put together this quick little video Sunday night on making your own custom patterned planner stickers for the fun of it. All you really need is a few stamps, labels and inks. It’s way easy.

Anyway, hope you enjoy the video.

By the way, you’ll find links to the stamp sets I used in the description field of the video on YouTube.

Technique Tuesday News + Planner Stamp Set Giveaway

Hi everybody!

Just wanted to share wanted to share with you some Technique Tuesday news. Technique Tuesday just released some new stamp sets I designed with planners (and planner addicts, planner girls, planner fans… you know… the whole shebang) in mind.

This is Planner – Essentials.

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This is Planner – Important.

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This is Planner – Foodie.

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This is Planner – Priority.

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These stamp sets are small so you can easily slip them in a bag with your planner. Plus, they are inexpensive, just $5.99.

Just so you can see them in action, here’s a quick  (No FRILLS!!! I put a bad filter on it… sorry!… and did no fancy editing) video for you. Plus, you can hear how dorky I sound in real life. 😉 (Be afraid.)

By the way, I want to share  a backstory about these stamp sets. About a year ago, I designed a planner stamp set for Technique Tuesday. Planner stuff was really emerging. (In fact, I even talked about the emerging Planner Trend on Moxie Fab World back in October.)

The stamp set didn’t end up getting produced, but it definitely served as the base for these stamp sets. It was kind of a bummer, but when I first stamped these stamps, I am so glad TT waited…. and I rethought and re-engineered that first set. I feel like these are so, so much more fun that the first stamp set I designed.

Anyway, I hope you like them too. I think if you aren’t a planner, these stamps might work for you too, especially if you are a scrapbooker or lister.

So I’ve got some blog candy, courtesy of Technique Tuesday! Leave a comment on this post by midnight PST on Wednesday, July 22nd. I’ll pick one of you to score a Planner – Essentials stamp set. I’ll announce the lucky winner on 25th.

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Thanks for stopping by, guys! Hope to see you again soon.