Create a Smile~Video Hop

Hi there! Today I’m excited to be joining Create a Smile for a video hop.VideoHop A little bit about Create a Smile…
Create A Smile is a new stamp company in town. Based in Germany, they design fun and cute, high quality photopolymer stamps and stencils that are intended to make people smile. They bring inspiration to the crafty community through tutorials, videos and by thinking out of the box. You can find their store at www.createasmilestamps.comCreate a Smile~Penguin PartyI used the fun Penguin Party set on my tag. Such adorable penguin images!
Create a Smile~Penguin Party
Here’s a video to show you how I created my tag.

There is a Rafflecoper-giveaway (1 stampset, 2 stencils, Chipboards on the Create A Smile blog. Head over there to enter that.
You can also leave me a comment for your chance to win one free stamp set, too…..WOOT!
Here’s the full hop order:
Create A Smile Blog
Jennifer McGuire
Vicky Papaioannou
Francine Vuillème
Christiana Reuling
Laura Bassen<–me
Julia Altermann
Laura Sterckx
Christine Drogt
Thanks so much for hopping by!


281 thoughts on “Create a Smile~Video Hop

  1. Oh, so adorable! And you know what? I noticed your penguins and their yellow bellies!
    It really does add a nice finishing touch. 🙂

  2. I want my cards to create a smile when I send them, so I am very interested in this new stamp company. Thanks for your fun tag by way of introduction! i am going to check them out!

  3. Love the tag with this little penguin…And you could order a Schnitzel or a Bratwurst, i would understand that =)

  4. Hi Laura, this tag is so cute. I love how it looks like he’s jumping into sunrise, with the soft colors.
    Thanks for saying all those sweet things about Germany too. 🙂

  5. so gorgeous and the background …and your coloring tips…will sue google it!
    loved story about Germany too….i live in the Netherlands..did you visit us too?

  6. Of course a penguin would need a parachute. They don’t fly! Cute tag. Love the new stamps. The images are really fun.

  7. Thank you for your video, you made me laugh (ah! your laugh is contagious) when you spoke of the food in Germany, I lived there too and must admit they are good with food! And, agh….penguins!

  8. Fabulous penguin tag! Loved your tip about using smaller images on a tag as they can get lost on a larger card, ty!

  9. Yes as Always you made that penguin shine great tag Laura and your video’s are Always such fun to watch love them. Thank you for joining us over at the create a smile video hop.

  10. I’m falling in love with this little penguin. Cool Buddies and Smiling Snowflakes are on my wish list. Thanks for more great inspiration. You always come through with great ideas, perfectly rendered.

  11. Hi Laura….my daughter and I have a contest to see who has the cutest tags on our gift wrapped presents. She does good, but, I make mine so I gotta swipe your tag so I can win this year. We let the others at our gathering do the judging and the non-winner has to buy lunch for the other at the post holiday sales the next day. (wanna join us? ).

  12. I enjoy your videos… you are so fun!! Your tag is just adorable! Thanx for joining in the hop! and the giveaway too!

  13. Laura, your coloring is awesome, love the little penguin stopping to say hooray; too cute! I can invasion your tag on a card to a friend or two.

  14. Wow on following the blog I just thought they were going to be christmas cards. This one is so nice and love the penguin set.

  15. You always have great results! I have learned so many things watching your videos…and I totally agree – the penguins are just adorable!. Thanks for sharing

  16. Adorable tag, Laura! Beautiful coloring, and your design is fabulous, as always!
    So glad you were part of the Video Blog Hop…it was fun!

  17. OMG Your tag is absolutely the cutest ever!! You totally rocked this stamp set. OMG Laura talk about making a tag that can be used on or for anything I love. You always come up with such clever and creative ideas and girl always love the stories you have to share thanks for the visit to Germany very interesting and fun!! YOU totally ROCK!!

  18. Truly adorable tag!! That set is my second favorite to the Cool Buddies…I think you really just need both sets to play with and make adorable creations!

  19. Cute card, what a sweet little guy. I love listening to your stories. One day I would love to travel to Europe, it sounds amazing. Thank you for the chance to win.

  20. Dear Laura, I’m from Germany and live in Switzerland since 10 years – so I love the way you say Spätzle 🙂 and as always I love to watch your funny videos. Your giggle and laughing always makes me smile!

  21. Laura, your video was such fun to watch! I loved your stories about living in Germany while you were making the tag and your tag is so cute! I agree, it would be great on a card too — maybe a graduation card!

  22. Great choice of project. I love that you were creative in your use of yellow background. Who doesn’t just love a sweet penguin popping by:)

  23. I think this tag is adorable. I loved your video…you were rambling on and that is what I do in my head as I create! LOVED it!!! Thanks so much for sharing! And btw, fellow chocoholic here!

  24. Super duper cute! I agree with you Laura, it is nice to see new companies popping up in the market. I hope this hobby continues forever — I find it so therapeutic to make cards. After a crazy day at work, I love to come home and make a card – it is such a great form of relaxation. AND I spend time reading your blog – another awesome form of relaxation.

  25. Fabulous tag! Adorable stamp set! I could seriously listen to you tell stories and share memories all day! You are fabulous!

  26. Hi Laura, cute project as always! Thanks for all of the adorable inspiration you provide on your blog! Love it!

  27. What a fun tag and stamp set. I especially like your subtle ink blending of sunset colors. And, I love your narration with a personal touch. Germany is a gorgeous country, nice to see this new stamp company.

  28. I am excited about this new company.. I hope they explode big.. I love your videos… to hear about your exciting and adventurous life is amazing.. thanks for sharing all your tidbits and the chance to win 😀

  29. Great tag. This penguin is adorable. Thank you for the great tip on getting colouring ideas. I have a craving for some delicious German bread now.

  30. Love the penguin tag. Love the German schnitzels to! (I live in the Netherlands very close to the German border and we go there for a good schnitzel)

  31. Such a cute tag, and I love your really subtle background. It adds just that little bit of interest without taking the focus away from the penguin 🙂

  32. That tag is just too stinkin’ cute. I love it and of course, I love penguins. My great grand boys would love tags made out of that stamp set. Thanks for sharing.

  33. Laura, your videos never disappoint–either for your flawless creativity or your stream of consciousness commentary. I LOVE the para-sailing penguin, and your description of the goodies available in Germany was just as delicious. You definitely created a smile…

  34. Hi Laura… What for an interessing story you tell… You was in Germany and you know the countries around Germany… THANKS so much for this littel cute Tag… I love your play with the colors and the flying penguin… Greetings and Hugs from Switzerland says Ute

  35. Cute card, Laura. Just can’t miss with a penguin. Create a Smile does just that- they have some adorable images. Thanks for a chance to win.

  36. So cute! I will dig out my Xacto knife and try cutting slower! Great tip. German chocolate is fabulous! I also love those peach jelly candies from there. :>

  37. Laura! Best penguin coloring award! Love this stamp set would really love to give them a home here in my craft room!

  38. How adorable! Your penguins really stand out with their yellow bellies 🙂 Super fun video, as always, Thank you!

  39. What I loved more than your Tag, was how cute you talked in that Video (maybe because I’m from Germany).. and I’m happy that “everybody survived” hihi

  40. Hi Laura. Great card. As I already told you at youtube: I love to hear you speak german words and did not know that you lived here once.
    Katrin from Germany

  41. Laura, your videos are always so much fun — and (geographically) educational, too! 🙂 And, as always, your cards is imaginative, creative, beautiful, and this one is so fun & whimsical. Love it!

  42. You cracked me up! It’s all about the chocolate! 🙂 And I’m guessing you watched the World Cup this summer and celebrated with Germany…I know I did! 🙂 LOVED the tag!

  43. Awesome video and tag – I love the CAS as in cute and simple style 🙂 And hey, I understood everything you said in German! Love, Mink (from Germany)

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