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
**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.
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.

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!


  1. Awesome inspiration and congrats to everyone!

  2. Thanks for choosing my card a runner-up - yeahh, I am soooo happy about that! Congrats to the winner and my fellow runner-ups!

  3. i loved playing with this color challenge! thank you for the lovely inspiration from the DT :)

  4. Yay! Thanks for also choosing my card as many great cards were entered! Congrats to all :)

  5. Congrats to the winners! All such nice cards. I think color challenges are my favorites with sketches running a close second.