Sunday, June 30, 2013

July 1-7 Trend Watch challenge

Hello, Paper Smooches fans & friends!

Today starts another fun challenge!! Be sure to check the bottom of this post for last week's winner and featured players :) 

The first week of each month is always a Trend Watch challenge. 
This week we are inspired by this picture!
So friends, that's your challenge--use this picture as your inspiration for your creation. Create anything with the OCEAN as the focus or as part of the design! Follow it closely or use it loosely...just have fun!  

I am honored to share our design team samples with you.  You can click on the links to see more of their beautiful work!
Jamie GreenePS Briny Blue stamp set along with the Briny Blue die
Larissa Heskett- PS Briny Blue stamp set along with the Briny BlueNotebook Basics, and Thanks Word dies
Heather HoffmanPS Briny Blue and Birthday Buddies stamp sets and PS Sailboat and Borders1 die sets
Pamela Ho- PS Party Posse stamp set
Savannah O'GwynnPS Briny Blue and Surf & Turf stamp sets along with the Notebook Bracket die
**ImportantBefore you link up your creation, be sure to read the How To Play instructions HERE

The deadline for this challenge is: Sunday, July 7th at 10:59pm EST.

The next challenge will be posted on: Monday, July 8th at 12:01am EST. Winners will be announced at the bottom of the new challenge post.
It brings us GREAT JOY to see you using our stamps.  Thank you SO MUCH for sharing your creativity with us.  We truly appreciate you! We can't wait to see what you create!!! Good luck:) 
All skill levels are welcome.  You can enter as many times as you like.

Last week's entries were AMAZING and FABULOUS! I'm blown away with your creativity and designs for your creations!!! There were two different popular themes for the Picture Perfect photo-- rainbow/colorful (based on the crayons) and the color story of the photo. I'm going to share a couple of featured players from each "theme"!!! Our Featured Players and runner-ups for the June Picture Perfect challenge are....
Paula S.
Stephanie L.
Kara Lynne

Our PS PRO winner for the June Picture Perfect challenge is....
Congratulations, ValeriePlease email {sbmmhoover at yahoo dot com} to receive your badge and $30 gift certificate to the Paper Smooches store!


  1. So much fun in the gallery this week :)
    Thank you for picking mine as a runner up :)

  2. Loved to see all the wonderful designs this week! Everyone did such a wonderful job !

  3. These are all so amazing. Thanks for sharing.

  4. So fun to see how everyone was inspired last week. Thanks so much for featuring my card! I Love the ocean theme DT cards this week!

  5. Congrats to the winners-such fun cards! Totally pinning them, LOL!

  6. Congratulations to the winners. Wonderful inspiration cards by the DTs.

  7. Paper Smooches stamps are among my all time favs. Fun to play along and happy to be a runner up!

  8. Everyone did an amazing job this week!!!!!!!!!! Congrats to Valerie and the featured players!!

  9. Wow! I am so happy I won the June Picture Perfect Challenge. So many other amazing cards! Thabk you!!