Monday, October 16, 2017

10.16




(Holiday Sweets Dies)




(Comforting Hugs stamps and dies, Prayers Die)

Costco purposefully designed their store without signs to force people to wander through all the aisles and find things to buy.

Have an awesome week!
xx Kim

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Sunday Recap 10.15

Hello, friends!!!!!!!!!

Savannah O'Gwynn here today to share a PS recap ---->  

***GIVEAWAY alert*** Check out THIS post for a fun giveaway Kim is doing! Deadline: October 18th.

We started a NEW challenge for October -- the theme is PINK in honor of Breast Cancer month. The rules are simple, use some sort of pink on your project. BONUS- create an encouraging card for someone battling breast cancer. You can find more details about this challenge HERE.
The rules are simple: use PS stamps/dies along with ANY pink hue on your project!

I asked several of the Paper Smooches DT to join in the fun this month- and this week I'm sharing Jill's card. GENIUS! I loooooooooove the design of this card.  ❤️ [PS supplies used: Pineapple 2 stamps/dies, Uplifters]
You can link up by clicking HERE or linking up below!





Click HERE for our November Guest Designer Search! Deadline is THIS Wednesday! We would love for you to join our team for the month of November- you could win the entire November release!!! Enter your creations HERE. ***Don't forget- if you use pink on your project, you can enter it into BOTH of our challenges!! 

Thanks for stopping by! Have a blessed day! Sav

Friday, October 13, 2017

10.13




(Be Merry)




(Boxed Greetings stamps and dies)

Two rats in an ideal environment can turn into 482 million rats over a period of three years.

loves,
Kim

Thursday, October 12, 2017

OCTOBER - Throwback Thursday

Hi friends!
Normally the second Thursday of the month, I share cards that I find on the web.  (PS Patrol)
I decided that I'd like to share some "older"products and host a Throwback Thursday feature on the second Thursday of the month instead.  I will also have a giveaway and sale on the featured items as well - yay!

This month...our Throwback Thursday items are...



(Cross Stitch Die, Thanks so much Die)


(Flowers Dies, Cute Fruit)


(Cute Fruit)






(Notebook Basic Die)


You can purchase the featured stamps and die at 30% off.  
Special sale starts at 8:00am pacific time on October 12th 
Special sale ends at 8:00am pacific time on October 19th
(No code necessary)



AND I have one Fruit People Dies and one Cute Fruit stamp set to giveaway to one lucky person.
Leave a comment on this post...and tell me what your favorite fruit is
Winner will be announced on October 19th.
Back to the Future was rejected by Disney they said a mother falling in love with her son is not appropriate for a family film.

xx Kim

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

10.11




(Holiday Sweets Dies)


Susan rocked this die...I LOVE this simple card!!

One of Thomas Edison’s oddest inventions was a voice-driven sewing machine operated by blowing into a mouthpiece. It never caught on.

x Kim

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

10.10




(Boxed Greetings)


Here are some more Santa Card ideas in case you missed a previous post :)

Electric cars are so quiet, they’re required by law to produce artificial noise that mimics conventional engines to avoid pedestrians from getting hurt.

xoxo Kim

Monday, October 9, 2017

10.9





(Swanky Snowdudes stamps and dies)


(Cool Dudes stamps and dies)

There is a family in Kentucky that has Blue blood and Blue skin.

x Kim

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Sunday Recap 10.8

Hello, friends!!!!!!!!!

Savannah O'Gwynn here today to share a recap of what's been going on with Paper Smooches----> be sure to check out all our challenges for your chance to win!!!!!! 

We started a NEW challenge for October -- the theme is PINK in honor of Breast Cancer month. The rules are simple, use some sort of pink on your project. BONUS- create an encouraging card for someone battling breast cancer. You can find more details about this challenge HERE.
The rules are simple: use PS stamps/dies along with ANY pink hue on your project!

I created a simple encouragement card for my very special friend who went through a mastectomy last week. I love how it turned out- I hope it lifts her up ❤️ [PS supplies used: Hope stamps/dies, Adorable Array]
You can link up by clicking HERE or linking up below!





Click HERE for our November Guest Designer Search! We would love for you to join our team for the month of November- you could win the entire November release!!! Enter your creations HERE. ***Don't forget- if you use pink on your project, you can enter it into BOTH of our challenges!! 

Thanks for stopping by! Have a blessed day! Sav

ps... in case you missed my studio reveal, click HERE! There are about 15 photos---- I'm in LOVE and cannot wait to get back to crafting! Here's a sneak peek of #OllyHamilton in my studio- both he and #OlsenBebo love to be with me while I'm crafting!

Friday, October 6, 2017

10.6




(Promenade)


AndrĂ© the Giant has successfully held the record for the most Beer consumed in a single sitting for the last 40 years. During a six-hour period back in 1976, AndrĂ© drank 119 standard 12 ounce brews in a pub in Pennsylvania.

Love ya!!
Kim

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Guest Designer Search - NOVEMBER 2017

Hello amazingly talented friends!

Here is your chance to be a part of the Paper Smooches team for a month!

Our Guest Designer will receive our new stamps and dies, get a blog badge and will have their name and projects featured here on the PS blog for a month.

You will have approx. two weeks to show us your talent!  You can submit as many projects as you like and past submissions are welcome.  Guest designers are not chosen randomly.  We will be looking for designers who stand out in one (or more) of the following categories:
      ·        great use of color
·        outstanding design
·        mad coloring skills
·        fun paper piecing
·        pure cleverness
You will need to use a Paper Smooches stamp, die or any of our FREE digi stamps.  You can submit to our call with "old and new" projects...and projects that you create for our SPARKS Challenge are perfectly acceptable..

The deadline is Wednesday, October 18
Our guest designer will be announced on October 19
 
If you have tried out in the past...I hope you reapply - We LOVE looking at your beautiful creations.

Thank you soooo much for sharing your talent with us   :)
xx
Kim





Wednesday, October 4, 2017

10.4




(Holiday Sweets Dies, Boxed Greetings)


Susan Wuthrich is our guest this month.
I am already smitten by her cards...I hope you love them too :)
(Holiday Sweets Dies, Boxed Greetings stamps and dies)

In 1969, The Beatles originally planned to have an album titled Everest. However, the band didn’t want to travel all the way to Mount Everest for the album cover photoshoot. This lead album title changing to Abbey Road, which was the street right outside their studio

x Kim

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

10.3




(Sweet Hearts, Captured Moments, Birthday Sampler, Enchanted Elves, Boxed Greetings, Religious Words dies, Gift Tags dies)


(Best Buds, Flower Frame Dies, Kindness Sampler)

In 1772, Alexander Hamilton survived a hurricane in the Caribbean and wrote a letter about his ordeal. His vivid descriptions moved people to start a fund to move him to New York to get an education. He went on to become a Founding Father and greatly shaped our early nation.

smooches,
Kim