Sunday, March 30, 2014

March 30-April 5 Anything Goes (wk5) challenge

Hello, Paper Smooches fans & friends!

***NOTE: Before we get to the challenge-- please let  me apologize for the linky system mistake from last week! I'm so sorry for the confusion! I am aware it closed early:( I was on vacation in Israel... isn't that when everything goes crazy (on vacation)!! LOL! Honestly, I feel horrible--- I'm so sorry!

We LOVE seeing your Paper Smooches creations, so we hope this will be a wonderful place to show them off! Especially since this week.... we are having another ANYTHING GOES challenge! 

This week's challenge - ANYTHING GOES

  • Create a NEW project (card, tag, layout, altered item, etc).
  • You must use at least one Paper Smooches stamp, die or free digital stamp
  • Post your Paper Smooches SPARKS project on your blog.  Submit a direct link to your blog post using our linking system below.
  • Please link to our web site: - and include Paper Smooches somewhere on your post.  
  • If you do not have a blog, please upload your project to our Splitcoaststampers Gallery (use keywords: papersmooches) or our Flickr Gallery and link to our web site in your description.  Submit a direct link to your gallery image using our linking system below.
  • Our banner must be displayed on your blog post (right click on the banner and save to your computer.  If you have any trouble, I am happy to e-mail the image to you- savannahland2 at comcast dot net

  • The deadline: Saturday, April 5th at 11:59pm PST.
  • A new inspiration week will start on Sunday's at 12:01am PST. 
  • Winners are announced on Monday's.
All skill levels are welcome.  You can enter as many times as you like!

Here's what you are playing for:
  • One player will be chosen and named our PS Pro for the week.  Our PS Pros receive a $30 credit to the Paper Smooches store!!! This player will also be featured here as well as our Paper Smooches blog and receive a blog button to display on their blog. 
  • Two or more players will be chosen as our Featured Players.
I am honored to share our design team samples with you.  You can click on the links to see more of their beautiful work!
Erin Taylor- PS Daisies & Paisleys and Flap Happy stamp sets
Isha GuptaPS Sentiment Sampler and Tri-Balation stamp sets
Karin Åkesdotter- PS Zoo CrewHang Upsand Sentiment Sampler stamp sets
Katie GehringPS Geo-Graphic and Get Outta Town stamp sets along with the Borders 1 dies
Rachel Izakowicz- PS Reflections and Sentiment Sampler stamp sets along with the Reflections Leaves and Loopy Leaf dies

Trisha Theophilopoulos- PS Giddy Gumdrops and Group Hugs stamp sets along with the Quote TagsWord Bubbles, and Love Word dies
Savannah O'GwynnPS Simply SaidMany Thanks, and A Magical Spring stamp sets along with the Friend Word dies

It brings us GREAT JOY to see you using our products.  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  :)


  1. It happens. I hope your vacation was a wonderful one.
    Wonderful cards again this week everyone!
    Your creativity is showing and it is beautiful.
    Crafty hugs,

    1. Thank you so much, D:) I feel absolutely horrible about the linky problem- but there was nothing I could do! I do appreciate your forgiveness!!!!! <3 Hope you have a fab day! <3

      ps... I had a WONDERFUL time in Israel! I cannot wait to go back <3 HUGS!

  2. I hope your vacation was super relaxing and fun -thanks for another challenge - enjoy your week!

  3. Savannah can you please remove my card #80 from this challenge? I made a big mistake and thought these stamps were Paper Smooches. So sorry!

    1. No worries:) Thanks for letting us know! Hope you join in the fun again <3