Hi there! Just popping in to share a card that’s on the Paper Smooches blog today using the new Hats dies.How fun are these dies? I love the possibility of putting hats on any image to make it more fun. I masked the snowmen from Freezy Fellas to huddle them together and colored them with Copics.
Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend so far. Thanks so much for stopping by!
Hi there! Today I have the pleasure of guest posting over on the Waffle Flower blog as part of the Twelve Days of Gift Giving series. You can head over there to check it out….there’s a video, too!
Hi there! Today I’m up on the Mama Elephant blog sharing this project featuring the new Jolly and Merry stamp set.I took the cute little birds from Love Quotes and dressed them up for the holidays using the hats from the Arctic Penguin set. How cute are these birds who have now become holiday penguins? I made a popped up focal panel to fit the size of my images. I’ve had a lot of questions about how I create these little popped up panels and how to get them to align with the snowy hills.
Well, I’ve got a little video here to show you how easy it is to do.
See how easy that is to make a popped up focal panel? Easy peasy lemon squeezy:) Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Hi there! Today I am very honored to be joining some fabulous ladies for the Caring Hearts blog hop. This is Day 2 of the hop. You can head over to Vera Yates blog to find Day 1.
Here’s a little bit more about the Caring Hearts blog hop…
The holidays are just around the corner, filled with opportunities to celebrate with family and friends. But during this special season, many of the elderly who live in nursing homes may be alone and missing their families. Wouldn’t it be awesome to bring smiles to their faces and brighten their holidays? That’s what the Caring Hearts Card Drive is all about! This wonderful card drive was started by Vera Yates and Jennifer McGuire and is in its 5th year of collecting holiday cards to send to the elderly in nursing homes. Please join us in spreading cheer this holiday season with the Caring Hearts Card Drive! Click Here for all the details, including what to send and where to send it. Note: All cards must be received by November 28, 2014. For more details, please head to the blogs of Vera Yates or Jennifer McGuire.
I’ve created a card using some of the Simon Says Stamp snowflake dies: Melody, Abby & RyLynn. I used circle die cuts to frame them as well as some ink blending with Audrey Blue, Mint & Fog. I also “smothered” them in glue and coated them with glitter…sounds like I’m frying chicken, lol.
No hop is complete without prizes!!!
Winners will be chosen randomly based on collective comments left on the designers’s blogs. So be sure to leave loads of love for everyone! You can leave comments until midnight CST Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
You are also eligible for MANY more prizes by sending in cards for the card drive. For more information, visit HERE
Here’s the prize list:
Online Card Classes – class of your choice! (THREE winners.)
Simon Says Stamp – $50 gift certificates
Inspiration emporium – $25 gift certificate
Verve Stamps – $30 gift certificate
Latina Crafter – $15 GC
May Arts – 2 rolls of ribbon
Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking – 1 year free subscription to Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking Magazine
I also wanted to mention that I have a winner to announce for my Online Card Class Holiday Workshop giveaway….congrats to Amber Sheaves!
Thanks so much for hopping by!
Hi there! Just popping in to share a cute little Christmas tag using the a Build a Snowman stamp set with coordinating dies by Simon Says Stamp. This set is so fun to play with.I used some Copic markers to add some detail to the stamped images.
Since we are in the holiday spirit (even though it’s Halloween, ha!) I thought I’d share a little bit about the newest Online Card Class. I’m so happy to be a part of it and giveaway a free spot. Here’s a little bit about the class…
Making a card list and checking it twice? Online Card Class instructors Kristina Werner and Jennifer McGuire—and friends—are here to help you send handmade cards to everyone on your list this year. That’s right—it’s time for Holiday Card Workshop 2014! Join us for a very merry class packed with ideas and card-making know-how. With loads of stamping, die-cutting, layering, coloring, and more showcased in a variety of card styles, you’re sure to walk away inspired for the holidays! All cards will be included in how-to videos… with over 17 in total!
Leave me a comment to win a free spot! Class starts on November 3, 2014, and I hope to see you there!
It’s Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches November release with you! FOUR new stamps and EIGHT new dies will be available to purchase tonight (October 30th at 9:00pm pacific time…or midnight eastern time) Once our release goes live, you will find our new products HERE.
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 changes)
- Deadline: You have until midnight MT on Sunday, November 2nd to leave a comment.
- Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, November 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)
I used the new Welcome Word die on my projects as well as the coordinating Welcome Wagon stamp set. I created a hill by using one of the Quotables dies and stamped the houses from Bitty Bungalows.
I blended in the green on the hill and used Copics to color my word die cut & houses. How cute is this little neighborhood? I just love how Paper Smooches images never fail to make you smile.
That’s all for today…thanks so much for hopping by!
Hi there! Back again with Mama Elephant highlighting the new Block Party Letters set.I created a fun holiday card for teacher by combining the Alpine Carolers set as well as the Season’s Greetings set. How fun would this be to customize for anyone? Basically, if you put Alpine Carolers with any stamp set…it’s gonna turn out just fine. It’s kinda like butter…it makes everything better.
I masked off a border using post-it tape and blended in a subtle background. I think I’ve used the words “subtle blue background” in every post this week…hope you’re not gagging already:) Make sure and check out the Mama Elephant blog to see more inspiration using this “too cool for school” Block Party Letters stamp set. Thanks so much for stopping by!