Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Winner-May "FLOWERS" challenge

Hello friends:)

It's Savannah O'Gwynn sharing our May winner and featured players! I am hoping to stop by each blog tonight or tomorrow- it's been a busy month! To end this month, we have Trav's 91 year old Poppie staying with us:)

From what I've seen in the gallery .. WOOOOOOOOOW! Flowers are a definitely a favorite theme around here:) Check out this CAS card, this FLOWER field, another CAS card, and this JAR of flowers will make any day lovely!

Congrats to our featured players:
Lisa D.

And a HUGE congrats to our winner, Wendy P!!!!!!!!!! These are our free digital images on her card! Her coloring and design are perfection! LOVE it!
 Please email {savannahland2 at comcast dot net} to receive your badge and $50 gift certificate to the Paper Smooches store! 

THANKS to all who joined in the fun!

Our June 2017 challenge starts TOMORROW... it's all about MEN! So create a card for any man in your life. Use manly icons and images, color schemes, etc. You can make birthday, Father's Day, or Think Of You cards! I think this will be a fun challenge:)

Photo Credit: Icons made by Freepik from is licensed by CC 3.0 BY

We hope to inspire you to get crafty with our PS products, and we would love it if you join in the fun!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by! Be blessed:) 
Tons of love, Sav 

Paper Smooches JUNE 2017 release reveal

Hello friends!

Please welcome our JUNE 2017 release

Available to purchase tonight at
8:00pm Pacific time on May 31

(Product links will be active when they go live)



JUNE 2017 TAM stamp set

TAM = Thanks A Million

This clear 4 x 6 stamp set is FREE with every $60. retail order placed from
May 31 (at 8:00pm PT)  through June 30 (at 8:00pm PT)
(based on subtotal after any coupons or discounts)

This stamp set will automatically be added to qualifying orders. 
 (This promotion does not require a code and you will not see it in your cart)

This stamp set is also available to purchase.

coordinates with our Garden Greetings stamp set

Tuesday, May 30, 2017


Our June stamps and dies will release tomorrow - eeek!

(Happy Travels, Get Outta Town, New Beginnings)

(Rose Frame Die)

It can cost over $289,000 for a one-year hot dog stand permit in Central Park.

xoxo Kim

Monday, May 29, 2017

It's a WINNER day

I hope you all had a delightful weekend.
I cropped with some friends and learned how to Zentangle - it was fun :)

I have some winners to announce from the blog hop last week.  Thank you for taking the time to comment - it makes us all feel happy.

The following winners will receive a $25. gift code to shop at our online please e-mail me at to claim your prize.

from Michele's blog - 
super stick chick 
Adorable card, love all the bright colors and great new die.
from Savannah's blog -
Elise Smith said...
Cute cards! I love all the layers and patterns on the first one :)
May 25, 2017 at 2:02 PM

from Jill's blog - 
Preeti D.
wow! such a cute card 🙂 love the vibrant colors

from Alice's blog -
Holly AKA KopyKat said...
OMGosh this is so super cute
May 25, 2017 at 7:54 PM
HUGE congrats winners!!

(New Beginnings stamps and dies)

(Triangles Die)

There is a “white man” café in Tokyo, where Japanese ladies ring a bell to summon tuxedo-wearing Caucasians who respond with “yes, princess?” and serve them cake.

xx Kim

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Sunday Recap 5.28

Hello PS friends:) Happy Memorial Day weekend!

It's Savannah here today with a super quick post---it's almost 1am here, and I've got a LONG day ahead of me tomorrow!

***FYI: You don't want to miss out on this post--- it's got 2 deadlines for  giveaways and a video! ⬇️⬇️⬇️

DEADLINE: Monday, May 29th **The May challenge is ENDS TOMORROW! Create a project and enter to winPS $50 gift certificate. Be sure to check out the details HERE and to play along.
I created another card for the challenge... see #3 below:) 

Click HERE to play along or link up below! **NOTE: please be sure to use at least ONE PS stamp/die on your project! THANKS:) 

DEADLINE: Sunday, May 28th **The PS June blog hop, sneak peeks, and giveaways are ending TONIGHT! Click HERE for more details. Leave a comment on each of the DT blogs for your chance to win $25 gift certificate! Deadline for giveaway is TONIGHT at 11:59pm PST!

**I created a process video of my last card for the PS May challenge. Check out my video on the Virtual Smooches blog for tips and tricks! Click HERE for more details. 

THANKS for stopping by! 
Have a fabulous day! Be blessed ❤️ Sav

Friday, May 26, 2017


(Quote Tag Dies)

(Glasses Dies, New Beginnings 2)

The words “apron” and “napkin” were originally “napron” and “apkin” but the preceding indefinite articles (“an” and “a”) were so confusing to the ear that the words eventually just changed.

xx Kim

Thursday, May 25, 2017

PS DT Blog Hop

It's Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches JUNE 2017 release with you!  TWO new stamp sets and SIX new dies will be available to purchase at 8:00pm PT on May 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 increases your chances) 
  • Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Sunday, May 28th to leave a comment. 
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, May 29th 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 our new GARDEN GREETINGS stamp set along with our Pinked Circles Dies.
I colored the stamped images with Copics and popped up the pinked circle with foam adhesive.
I hope you LOVE this new stamp set - I had a blast creating it :)

There’s a TV show in Iceland called “Keeping up with the Kattarshians”. It’s a 24 hour live broadcast of cats in a tiny model house.

Thank you so much for stopping by.
I sure do appreciate you
xo Kim

Wednesday, May 24, 2017


Tomorrow is our PS DT blog hop...please stop by :)

(New Beginnings 2)

It's Barb's last week as our guest - boo!
She created this beauty for us, and I am honored to show it off - great job Barb!  
(New Beginnings, New Beginnings 2)

American founding father Benjamin Franklin thought the bald eagle was lazy and cowardly, and preferred other animals such as the turkey and rattlesnake to represent the United States of America.

xoxo Kim

Tuesday, May 23, 2017


(Spreading Sunshine)

(Awesome Die)

The largest snowflake ever recorded reportedly measured 15 inches across.

xx Kim

Monday, May 22, 2017


...wishing you all an amazing week <3

(New Beginnings)

(Blossoming Buds)
In 1989, a bottle from Thomas Jefferson’s collection, was valued at an astronomical $500,000 by its owner, William Sokolin. When Sokolin took the wine with him to a Margaux dinner at the Four Season Hotel, a waiter knocked the bottle over, breaking it. Insurers paid out $225,000.

xx Kim

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sunday Recap 5.21

Hello PS friends:)

It's Savannah here today with a super quick post--- I've been laid up on the couch with a bum ankle/foot (again). I need to get back to that spot for more ice and Gilmore Girl reruns:) 

**The May challenge is all about FLOWERS and is about to END! Create a project and enter to winPS $50 gift certificate. Be sure to check out the details HERE and to play along.
Here's three more mini cards that I created using flowered journaling cards from a Project Life packet. These were super easy to make.  [PS supplies include: Graceful BeautiesDelightful GreetingsSpreading Sunshine]
Click HERE to play along or link up below! **NOTE: please be sure to use at least ONE PS stamp/die on your project! THANKS:) 

I'm currently working on two videos that will be shared later this week... and I think there might be a blog hop soon:) The June release stamps/dies are super fun!! You will definitely want to drop by the PS blog daily this week for more inspiration! 

THANKS for stopping by! 
Have a fabulous day! Be blessed ❤️ Sav

Friday, May 19, 2017


(Mr & Mrs Die)

A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds

xx Kim