Thursday, July 26, 2012

July DT Blog Hop

It's Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the Paper Smooches August stamp release with you!  The three NEW clear stamp sets will be available to purchase at 12:01am, Eastern time...on August 1st.  You will find them HERE.

To add extra fun to our blog hop...we are offering up a prize!  Just leave a comment on any of the five design team blogs listed below for your chance to win one of the three new August stamp sets!  (you do not need to comment on all blogs to qualify)  You have until midnight MT on Friday, July 27th to leave a comment.  Please check all five blogs on Saturday, July 28th to see if you are one of the five lucky winners.

Emily Leiphart
Heidi Van Laar
Kalyn Kepner
Laurie Schmidlin
Teri Anderson

To increase your chances of winning:
1. Leave a comment on this blog post
2. Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop
3. Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop
4. Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop


Today I am sharing a card that uses the new alphabet set called GRAFFITI.  The letters are 3/4 inches tall which are a little larger than the Alphadot letters that are approx. 1/2".  I decided to draw them in a "ransom note" style...making each letter extra-unique :)

I left the letters on the clear acetate sheet and inked them all at once.  I placed the stamps face up, on a piece of scrap paper...inked it and then removed the letters to spell "hi" with a baby wipe.  I then used a Marvy Uchida Le Plume marker to add ink to the "hi" letters.  I then pressed my paper onto the top of the stamp set that is now fully inked and face up.

Once I lifted the paper away from the stamp set, I went back over the "hi" sentiment with the same marker.  And here is the final result:



This is a bonus sneak since you get to see about 98% of the stamp set.  I used another ink marker to add color around the edge of my card and embellished with bling and twine.  It's such an easy card to make.

Have fun hopping!
smooches!!
Kim

94 comments:

  1. woohoo blog hop time...can't wait to see what the DT has created and of course the awesome new stamps...Off I hop...

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  2. leaving all of the letters on the stamp sheet is genius! lol! love it! what a great idea! :) can't wait to hop!!

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  3. That is such a cute idea : )

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  4. Such a cute card. I wonder if this works with any other letters...

    Best options seem to be "no" "cd", and "jk", with follow ups of "uv", "ab", and "st".

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  5. Such fabulous projects from everyone!!!

    Love your card!! Fabulous!!

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  6. Super cute...love those funky letters! Lee-Ann :)

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  7. What a fun alphabet set, and super cute card.

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  8. I've been wondering when we'd see an alpha set and I LOVE this!

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  9. And I tweeted about the hop: https://twitter.com/MiriamPrantner/status/228488316696276992

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  10. very cute alphabet set, cute card...this was so much fun, and everyone has amazing cards...thanks for the fun

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  11. Nice alpha set... love how you made the hi card.

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  12. I love this alpha set...i only have one now, but i see another being added to my collection in the near future.

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  13. Very cute card! What a fun set! The hop was fantastic today!

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  14. Love the way you get the eye to go right to "hi"....makes a very cut card...excited to be hopping!

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  15. Great alphabet!! Love this card!

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  16. Such a cute card! I am inspired :)

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  17. Great Card! Love the new alphas!

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  18. Very clever card...and pretty new stamps.

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  19. I really want to try this one!

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  20. Love this card, great idea.

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  21. Alphadots was one of my first PS purchases and I use it all the time. I love the larger size letters...so super cute! Thankks for your great sets!

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  22. Can't wait to see the other new releases! Love the alphabet stamps. :)

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  23. I always love the blog hops. The DT always makes such fun stuff.

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  24. After looking through the DT stuff Im excited about the halloween set and the owls...cant wait to see the whole sets!

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  25. I love the ransom type to the alphabet! I wonder what the 2% of the set we didn't see, is?? Can't wait to see the rest of the sneak peaks!

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  26. I love the style of this alphabet. Your fonts are just so fun and funky, and they really make your stamps stand out from the crowd of other companies!

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  27. I shared on FB http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=398899980157446&id=203827579657882

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  28. also tweeted https://twitter.com/liberalsprinkle/status/228540646384861184

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  29. What a clever way of using the set! Love this idea!

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  30. What a great way to use the alphabet set...so clever!!

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  31. Such a cute card! Thanks for the great blog hop!

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  32. Great idea, Kim! And I love your style of letters!! Funky!!
    Hugs, Wendy

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  33. What a brilliant idea! Love it!! :))

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  34. Love this idea.... I will have to give it a try.

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  35. Every time I see one of your cards or one of your stamp sets....I SMILE!! A big CHEESY SMILE too!! Thanks for that!!!

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  36. Fun card. Love these Alphabets. TFS

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  37. Cute set and card! Enjoyed the hop. LOVE the Halloween set! :)

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  38. Cute card!! Love the alphas :)

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  39. Cool card, I love alphadot, so I know I'm gonna love this set too!

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  40. Can't wait to start the hop and I just love your card! Great idea to color some of the letters differently for an accent!

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  41. Oh my goodness super cuteness! Love blog hop time!!!

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  42. Posted on FB here:
    http://www.facebook.com/stampnk.mas/posts/182676695198954

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  43. Tweeted the hop here:
    https://twitter.com/Stampingk/status/228598663369326592

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  44. FUN card!! I soooo forget about my alphabet stamps when I'm making cards....this is really cute! Thanks for the inspiring blog hop!! I fb'd, tweeted and blogged about it :)

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  45. I like how simple this card is. I'm trying to be simpler in my designs...

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  46. I facebooked about the blog hop.

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  47. how fun...would love to win any stamps from this company....

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  48. That alphabet set is a great way to say hi. Very clever! I'm looking forward to the hop!

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  49. Cute idea for a card. We can always use an alpha set. Thanks

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  50. Very fun card! Thanks for the hop!

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  51. LOVE your fun card! your style is just beyond fabulous, I can't get enough of your fun creations (and stamps!) :)

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  52. I shared your blog hop on my facebook page. :)

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  53. Your card is cute and clever!!

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  54. Well this sure is a cute card!!!!

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  55. Great card! Nice way to use an alphabet stamp set. I really enjoyed all the designers' cards, too. It has been a great hop. :D Thanks for all the inspiration.

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  56. I also "shared" the blog hop on FB! :D

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  57. Oooh! I love the new alpha set :) Thanks for the super sneak peek!! :)
    -Suzanne suzyq28024@gmail.com

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  58. Cute--I like how you highlighted the "hi"
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  59. I love it, I love it, I love it! Ack, and that rhinestone just makes my heart happy! Thanks Kim for what looks to be another great release!

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  60. Eek! SOOO excited about another awesome release! I love Paper Smooches!

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  61. I've just found PS and I really enjoy the fun sets. My wish list grows each time I visit the blog. Oh how I would love, love to win! Thanks for the chance!
    Jan

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  62. AMAZING! I love how you made the sentiment a different color--FUN alphabet designs too! YOU ROCK:)

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  63. Great alphabet design! Sweet card!

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  64. Nice Alpha Set! and a very Clever card!

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  65. lovely alphabet design...and yay I love your stamp hope I am one of a lucky woman who get your lovely sets :) thanks for the chance...

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  66. Love this design! It is such a fun idea!

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  67. Awesome! You know I love my alphabet stamps so this will be a perfect set for me! :D

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  68. This is fabulous!! Thanks for an amazing idea...

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  69. I shared on FB here...

    http://www.facebook.com/#!/april.walker.161

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  70. I tweeted here...

    https://twitter.com/markandapril/status/228857262700130304

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  71. really cute card! thanks for the chance to win!

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  72. love this alphabet set! So fun! Thanks for the hop and inspiration!
    Lisa

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  73. I just shared on fb too yay! Lisa Bankes - Lahiff

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  74. I shared on FB:
    https://www.facebook.com/yolanda.burke2

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  75. these stamps are always so cute, i'd love one!

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  76. YAY new stamps! The alphas are so cute!

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  77. Totally love this idea!! Great card!

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  78. Can't wait to see what else you've come up with! Very sweet card :)

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  79. What a fun idea! I always look forward to the new sets coming out. This looks like another winner!

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  80. thanks for sharing.

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