Sunday, July 14, 2013

July 15-21 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 "Celebration"!
Kraft, Navy, Red, Cream/White

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 Sentiment Sampler stamp set and along with the Anchor die
Larissa Heskett- PS Super stamp set along with the Power Rays and Bam dies
Savannah O'GwynnPS Crystal ClearStreamers, and Circle Of Honor stamp sets along with the Crystal Clear1Streamers, and Hot Spot SM1 dies
**ImportantBefore you link up your creation, be sure to read the How To Play instructions HERE

The deadline for this challenge is: Sunday, July 21st at 10:59pm EST.

The next challenge will be posted on: Monday, July 22nd 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 FABULOSSSSSSSSOOOOO-- you guys really know how to rock the sketches! Again, our team was blown away by your creativity for that sketch (esp. that jar image)!!! Our Featured Players and runner-ups for the July Designer Drafts challenge are....

Catherine L.
Juilien Jiang
Sandy Pressley
Cristine Redmond

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


  1. LOVE the submissions this week Congrats everyone! Can't wait to play this week!!

  2. Wowzer, but these are all super-cool! What great inspirations. Thanks for sharing and I'll see you right here next week.

  3. Whenever you do a color challenge I have always used the colors the week before- lol! Love the samples- WOW! Congrats to the big winners too! yahooo!

  4. Thanks for recognizing my card this week. I am so inspired now. I hope I have time this week to play.

  5. Thank you so much for choosing my card as a Featured Player! It means so much to me!

  6. beautiful cards from the DT! thanks for the inspiration!

  7. Congratulations to all the winners, so well-deserved! Love the colors this week, which happily coincide with some other theme challenges out there! The DT cards are dynamite!!