Sunday, August 25, 2013

August 26- September 1 Picture Perfect 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 fourth week of each month is always a Picture Perfect challenge. 
This week we are inspired by this picture!
So friends, that's your challenge--use this picture as your inspiration for your creation. 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!
Wida MillerPS Word Up and Spring Fling stamp sets
Jennifer Mullens- PS Alphadots , He Said She Said, and Metropolis stamp sets 
Jocelyn OlsonPS DigitsHe Said She Said, Slang Gangand Briny Blue stamp set along with the Digits and Word Bubbles dies
Alice Wertz- PS Beboppin' stamp set
Savannah O'GwynnPS Slang Gang stamp set
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**ImportantBefore you link up your creation, be sure to read the How To Play instructions HERE

The deadline for this challenge is: Sunday, September 1st at 10:59pm EST

The next challenge will be posted on: Monday, September 2nd at 12:01am EST. Winners will be announced at the bottom of the new challenge post.
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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 amaZZZZING! I take back what I said last week about sketches being your fav challenges-- I think the COLOR STORIES are your favs now! WOW! We have FOUR Featured Players to share today because you nailed that color story!!! Our Featured Players and runner-ups for the August Cool Shades challenge are....
Nicci
Kathryn L.
Stacey Schafer
Donna Whitten

Our PS PRO winner for the August Cool Shades challenge is....
Congratulations, Shannon J.Please email {sbmmhoover at yahoo dot com} to receive your badge and $30 gift certificate to the Paper Smooches store!

Sunday, August 18, 2013

August 19-25 Cool Shades 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 third week of each month is always a Cool Shades challenge. 
This week we are inspired by this color story "Sizzle"!
Cocoa, Coral, Kraft, Yellow

So friends, that's your challenge--take inspiration from this FABULOUS color story! 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
Larissa Heskett- PS BorderliciousSpookalicious, and Winter Groves stamp sets along with the Get Well dies
Heather HoffmanPS Calico and Many Thanks stamp sets along with the Scalloped Frame dies
Pamela Ho- PS Crystal ClearSmoocheroos, and Good Gab stamp sets
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**ImportantBefore you link up your creation, be sure to read the How To Play instructions HERE

The deadline for this challenge is: Sunday, August 25th at 10:59pm EST.

The next challenge will be posted on: Monday, August 26th at 12:01am EST. Winners will be announced at the bottom of the new challenge post.
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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 FABULOSSSSSSSSOOOOO-- you guys really know how to rock the sketches! **It's just a guess, but I think you might love sketches the MOST:) Our Featured Players and runner-ups for the August Designer Drafts challenge are....

Deborah M.
Kathryn L.
Cornelia

Our PS PRO winner for the August Designer Drafts challenge is....
Congratulations, Amy MarshallPlease email {sbmmhoover at yahoo dot com} to receive your badge and $30 gift certificate to the Paper Smooches store!

Sunday, August 11, 2013

August 12-18 Designer Drafts 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 second week of each month is always a Designer Drafts challenge. 
This week we are inspired by this sketch!
So friends, that's your challenge--use this sketch for your creations! 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!

Wida MillerPS A Little Lovin' stamp set
Jennifer Mullens- PS Space Cadet stamp set
Jocelyn OlsonPS HullabalooSpring Groves, and Squeaky Clean stamp sets along with the Borders1 dies
Alice Wertz- PS Wicked Nauticool stamp set along with the Nauticool dies
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**ImportantBefore you link up your creation, be sure to read the How To Play instructions HERE

The deadline for this challenge is: Sunday, August 18th at 10:59pm EST

The next challenge will be posted on: Monday, August 19th at 12:01am EST. Winners will be announced at the bottom of the new challenge post.
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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 TRIPLE AWESOME +2-- that's why we are sharing five featured players today! I'm amazed at how you used SHEER/CLEAR designs on your creations using different PS stamp sets and dies!!! Our Featured Players and runner-ups for the August Trend Watch {Sheer/Clear} challenge are....
Joy Stagg
Jacquie
Carol
Christine Dring
Meghan

Our PS PRO winner for the August Trend Watch challenge is....
Congratulations, Meg McGarryPlease email {sbmmhoover at yahoo dot com} to receive your badge and $30 gift certificate to the Paper Smooches store!

Sunday, August 4, 2013

August 5-11 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 SHEER/CLEAR 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 Crystal Clear stamp set
Larissa Heskett- PS Calico stamp set along with the Ovals1Big Bloom, and Thanks Word dies
Heather HoffmanPS Buckaroo and Salutations stamp sets and PS Duo Die1 die sets
Pamela Ho- PS Chit Chat and Crystal Clear stamp sets
Savannah O'GwynnPS Many Thanks and Borderlicious stamp sets along with the Thanks Word dies
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**ImportantBefore you link up your creation, be sure to read the How To Play instructions HERE

The deadline for this challenge is: Sunday, August 11th at 10:59pm EST.

The next challenge will be posted on: Monday, August 12th at 12:01am EST. Winners will be announced at the bottom of the new challenge post.
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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. 
**And if you need some help with sheer/clear-- check out THIS video on the Virtual Smooches blog! You could def. try etching on glass using your PS dies for this challenge! 

Last week's entries were AMAZING and FABULOUS! I'm blown away with your creativity and designs for your creations!!! WOW! Loved each one:) How does one pick only three featured players?????? 

We had so many players that I would like to feature NINE of you today!!!! Our Featured Players and runner-ups for the July Anything Goes challenge are...
Carol M.
Alie de Vrij
Samantha Mann
Kate
KelliJo
Julie Smith
Glenda
Laurie W.
Crafty Math Chick

And because I just had to show one more!!!!!!!!!
Wanda G.

Our PS PRO winner for the July Anything Goes challenge is....
Congratulations, Jessi FoganPlease email {sbmmhoover at yahoo dot com} to receive your badge and $30 gift certificate to the Paper Smooches store!