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
**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.
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
Christine Dring

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!


  1. Awesome inspiration by the Design Team and love the Sparks picks...congrats ladies!

  2. Congrats to Meg: what a wonderful card! So much inspiration by the DT, the Featured Players and everyone who entered! Plenty of ideas for adding "Sheer and Clear" to some of my future cards! Thank you, especially, for selecting my card; my Monday is off to a fabulous start!

  3. SUPER fun inspiration - and congrats to all the winners! LOVE this sketch so much I had to play along too this week!

  4. Wow! Fabulous inspiration by the Design Team! Congrats to Meg and all the Featured Players! Thanks for picking me as one of them! ♥

  5. Thank you so much for picking my card - congrats to the other winners too. What a grat way to start the week!

  6. thank you for choosing me as one of the featured players, off to create for the new challenge!