Friday, December 30, 2011

Our winners are...

First place...we are choosing a PRO stamper - someone who we think is a rock star - that person wins: THREE stamp sets of their choice (a $45. value)

Our FIRST place winner is:

Heather Campbell





















 

 

Second place winner is called a PRIMO stamper - who we think is super fabulous - and will win TWO PS stamp sets of their choice (a $30. value)

Our SECOND place winner is:

Cathy Fong























ONE random winner will receive ONE PS stamp set and THREE shaped card templates of their choice (a $21. value)

Our RANDOM winner is:

Samantha Mann

 









 

Huge congrats everyone!

Please send me an e-mail at info@papersmoochesstamps.com and let me know your stamp choice(s) and address.

Thank you all for sharing your incredible talent with us.  It was SO hard to choose!!
hugs,
Kim

Thursday, December 29, 2011

ack...

my computer has been dowm for hours (sigh)
and now I am too tired to choose our winners...and write a coherent  post.
I will post the winners as soon as I can tomorrow.  I appreciate your patience
I am off to bed :)
xx
Kim

Monday, December 19, 2011

Challenge Dates: Dec 15 - Dec 28





I found this photo on Pinterest - Isn't this SOOOO fun!!?

I am inspired by

* Theme (Christmas)

* The color scheme (red, green, brown, tan)

* The textures (pom poms, ribbons, pipe cleaners)

* The style (fun and cute)

* Techniques (making shapes with pipe cleaners, tieing knots)

* Accent possibilities (googly eyes, ribbon bows, pom poms, stripes and polka dots)

* Paper Smooches stamp suggestions (Santa Paws, Chubby Chum Pals)

So friends, that's your challenge...take inspiration from this fabulous photo.  Follow it closely or use it loosely...just have fun!

Create a NEW project (card, tag, layout, altered item, etc)


You must use at least one Paper Smooches stamp or free digi

(stamps from other companies can be used, but please make sure that PS images are easily seen)

Post your Paper Smooches SPARKS project on your blog.  We would love you to include our SPARKS banner (shown on the right column) somewhere on your post.   Please link to our web site: www.papersmoochesstamps.com - and include Paper Smooches somewhere on your post.  Submit a direct link to your blog post using our linking system below.

(right click on the SPARKS challenge banner and save to your computer.  If you have any trouble, I am happy to e-mail the image to you) 

If you do not have a blog, please upload your project to our Flickr Group and link to our web site in your description.  Submit a link to your gallery image using our linking system below.

Here's what you are playing for:

First place...we are choosing a PRO stamper - someone who we think is a rock star - that person wins: THREE stamp sets of their choice (a $45. value)

Second place winner is called a PRIMO stamper - who we think is super fabulous - and will win TWO PS stamp sets of their choice (a $30. value)

We will choose ONE random winner to receive ONE PS stamp set and THREE shaped card templates of their choice (a $21. value)

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All skill levels are welcome.  You can enter as many times as you like.  We do not have challenge police, so how you interpret this inspirational piece of art...just have fun, ok?

To qualify for our random drawing, you can do any or all of the following:
  • create a project using our SPARKS inspiration
  • comment here and tell us that you TWEETED about our challenge
  • comment here and tell us that you FACEBOOKED about our challenge
Pro and Primo stampers will receive a blog button to display on their blog if they would like to.
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The deadline for this challenge is: Wednesday, December 28th

The next challenge will be posted on Thursday, December 29th

Winners will be announced on Friday, December 30th
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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!

I am honored to share our design team samples with you.  You can click on the links to see more of their beautiful work.

Angie Hagist 
Audrey Tokach 
Emily Leiphart 
Judith Gowdy


Kelley Eubanks


Linda Beeson

Marie Forberg 
Savannah O'Gwynn


Thank you for playing along with our challenges.  It's so much fun to see how you interpret the photo.  This blog is FILLED with inspiration...I hope you stop by often

(smooches)
Kim

Friday, December 16, 2011

Our Winners Are...

First place...we are choosing a PRO stamper - someone who we think is a rock star - that person wins: THREE stamp sets of their choice (a $45. value)

Our FIRST place winner is:

Alison Spelman












Second place winner is called a PRIMO stamper - who we think is super fabulous - and will win TWO PS stamp sets of their choice (a $30. value)

Our SECOND place winner is:

Marit










ONE random winner will receive ONE PS stamp set and THREE shaped card templates of their choice (a $21. value)

Our RANDOM winner is:

Suzanne 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Huge congrats everyone!

Please send me an e-mail at info@papersmoochesstamps.com and let me know your stamp choice(s) and address.

Thank you all for sharing your incredible talent with us.  The decision gets harder and harder every time!
hugs,
Kim

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Challenge Dates: Dec 1 - Dec 14



I found this photo on Pinterest - Isn't this a gorgeous photo?

I am inspired by

* Theme (frames, home decor, parties)

* The color scheme (blue, white and yellow...a pop of green maybe?)

* The textures (fabric, canvas, felt)

* The style (graphic, fun and cute, shabby vintage)

* Techniques (stamping on fabric, heat embossing, pattern possibilities, getting clever with die cut frames)

* Accent possibilities (flowers, leaves, frames, cupcakes, butterflies)

* Paper Smooches stamp suggestions (Friendly Flowers, Perky Plants, Sugar Rush, Pretty Phrases)

So friends, that's your challenge...take inspiration from this fabulous photo.  Follow it closely or use it loosely...just have fun!

Create a NEW project (card, tag, layout, altered item, etc)


You must use at least one Paper Smooches stamp or free digi
and/or
Any stamps from "The Kim Hughes Collection" by Cornish Heritage Farms

(stamps from other companies can be used, but please make sure that PS images are easily seen)

Post your Paper Smooches SPARKS project on your blog.  We would love you to include our SPARKS banner (shown on the right column) somewhere on your post.   Please link to our web site: www.papersmoochesstamps.com - and include Paper Smooches somewhere on your post.  Submit a direct link to your blog post using our linking system below.

(right click on the SPARKS challenge banner and save to your computer.  If you have any trouble, I am happy to e-mail the image to you) 

If you do not have a blog, please upload your project to our Flickr Group and link to our web site in your description.  Submit a link to your gallery image using our linking system below.

Here's what you are playing for:

First place...we are choosing a PRO stamper - someone who we think is a rock star - that person wins: THREE stamp sets of their choice (a $45. value)

Second place winner is called a PRIMO stamper - who we think is super fabulous - and will win TWO PS stamp sets of their choice (a $30. value)

We will choose ONE random winner to receive ONE PS stamp set and THREE shaped card templates of their choice (a $21. value)

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All skill levels are welcome.  You can enter as many times as you like.  We do not have challenge police, so how you interpret this inspirational piece of art...just have fun, ok?

To qualify for our random drawing, you can do any or all of the following:
  • create a project using our SPARKS inspiration
  • comment here and tell us that you TWEETED about our challenge
  • comment here and tell us that you FACEBOOKED about our challenge
Pro and Primo stampers will receive a blog button to display on their blog if they would like to.
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The deadline for this challenge is: Wednesday, December 14th

The next challenge will be posted on Thursday, December 15th

Winners will be announced on Friday, December16th
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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!

I am honored to share our design team samples with you.  You can click on the links to see more of their beautiful work.



Emily Leiphart
 






















Judith Gowdy

























Hope you are enjoying our challenge - we are thrilled to have you here :)
xx
Kim