Sunday, June 30, 2013

July 1-7 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 the OCEAN 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!
Jamie GreenePS Briny Blue stamp set along with the Briny Blue die
Larissa Heskett- PS Briny Blue stamp set along with the Briny BlueNotebook Basics, and Thanks Word dies
Heather HoffmanPS Briny Blue and Birthday Buddies stamp sets and PS Sailboat and Borders1 die sets
Pamela Ho- PS Party Posse stamp set
Savannah O'GwynnPS Briny Blue and Surf & Turf stamp sets along with the Notebook Bracket die
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**ImportantBefore you link up your creation, be sure to read the How To Play instructions HERE

The deadline for this challenge is: Sunday, July 7th at 10:59pm EST.

The next challenge will be posted on: Monday, July 8th at 12:01am EST. Winners will be announced at the bottom of the new challenge post.
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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! 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!!! There were two different popular themes for the Picture Perfect photo-- rainbow/colorful (based on the crayons) and the color story of the photo. I'm going to share a couple of featured players from each "theme"!!! Our Featured Players and runner-ups for the June Picture Perfect challenge are....
Lyndal
Paula S.
Eve
Stephanie L.
Kara Lynne

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

Sunday, June 23, 2013

June 24-30 Picture Perfect 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 fourth week of each month is always a Picture Perfect challenge. 
This week we are inspired by this picture!
So friends, that's your challenge--use this picture as your inspiration for your creation. 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 Space Cadet stamp set
Jennifer Mullens- PS Hubby and Wifey stamp set 
Alice Wertz- PS I Heart Art stamp set
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**ImportantBefore you link up your creation, be sure to read the How To Play instructions HERE

The deadline for this challenge is: Sunday, June 30th at 10:59pm EST

The next challenge will be posted on: Monday, July 1st at 12:01am EST. Winners will be announced at the bottom of the new challenge post.
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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! 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 amaZZZZING! We have FOUR Featured Players to share today because you nailed that color story!!! Our Featured Players and runner-ups for the June Cool Shades challenge are....
Virginia L.
Cathy Fong
Sherri Thompson
Susie Wittwer

Our PS PRO winner for the June Cool Shades challenge is....
Congratulations, Leticia Abad Please email {sbmmhoover at yahoo dot com} to receive your badge and $30 gift certificate to the Paper Smooches store!

Sunday, June 16, 2013

June 17-23 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 "Nature"!
Yellow, Baby Blue, Teal, and Green

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!
Larissa Heskett- PS Green Thumb stamp set along with the Notebook Basics dies
Pamela Ho- PS Freezy Fellas and Sentiment Sampler stamp sets
Savannah O'GwynnPS Woofers & Tweeters and Word Up stamp sets along with the Woofers dies
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**ImportantBefore you link up your creation, be sure to read the How To Play instructions HERE

The deadline for this challenge is: Sunday, June 23rd at 10:59pm EST.

The next challenge will be posted on: Monday, June 24th at 12:01am EST. Winners will be announced at the bottom of the new challenge post.
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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! 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! Our Featured Players and runner-ups for the June Designer Drafts challenge are....

Lyndal
Piali B.
Bastelarena

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

Sunday, June 9, 2013

June 10-16 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 :) 

**Starting with this new term, we are encouraging our players to join in the fun by creating CAS (clean and simple) projects!! We always encourage you to play with your own style (for example: vintage, shabby, chic, fun/graphic, modern, etc.-- we love all styles)-- so have fun and play along!! 

The second week of each month is always a Designer Drafts challenge. 
This week we are inspired by these sketches!
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 Reflections and Simply Said stamp sets
Alice Wertz- PS Giddy Bugs and Chit Chat stamp sets along with the Notebook Scallop dies
Savannah O'GwynnPS Birthday BuddiesBirthday Sampler, and Teen Routine stamp sets along with the Word Bubbles dies
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**ImportantBefore you link up your creation, be sure to read the How To Play instructions HERE

The deadline for this challenge is: Sunday, June 16th at 10:59pm EST

The next challenge will be posted on: Monday, June 17th at 12:01am EST. Winners will be announced at the bottom of the new challenge post.
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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! 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 +1-- that's why we are sharing four featured players today! I'm amazed at how you used GOLD through your creations using different PS stamp sets and dies!!! Our Featured Players and runner-ups for the June Trend Watch {Gold} challenge are....
Lisa L.
Pam L.
Katie Gehring
Kristie Goulet

Our PS PRO winner for the June Trend Watch challenge is....
Congratulations, Mary-Anne V.Please email {sbmmhoover at yahoo dot com} to receive your badge and $30 gift certificate to the Paper Smooches store!