Sunday, September 1, 2013

September 2-8 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 FLOWERS 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!
Larissa Heskett- PS Calico and Crystal Clear stamp sets along with the Scalloped Frames and Crystal Clear3 dies
Heather HoffmanPS Calico and Salutations stamp sets
Pamela Ho- PS CalicoSentiment Sampler, and Crystal Clear 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, September 8th at 10:59pm EST.

The next challenge will be posted on: Monday, September 9th 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 AMAZING and FABULOUS! I'm blown away with your creativity and designs for your creations- esp. with that inspiration photo!!! Our Featured Players and runner-ups for the August Picture Perfect challenge are....
Valerie W.
Annette Allen
Kathryn L.

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


  1. Aww, thanks SO much! How wonderful to open up the page and see my card on your site! There really were AMAZING entries on this one, guys; I checked them ALL out, and was blown away at the talent out there. Thanks for making my day! ;)

  2. You have just made my day!! Even my week and month!! Thank you so much for the shout out. The very fun and colorful photo frames picture was very inspirational to work with!

    1. Kim when I saw your card in the pool of projects I knew I was in trouble... Lol! I love it! Congrats!