Sunday, May 25, 2014

May 25-31 Designer Drafts challenge

Hello, Paper Smooches fans & friends!

Welcome to our inspiration challenge blog!  We LOVE seeing your Paper Smooches creations, so we hope this will be a wonderful place to show them off! 

This week we are having a Designer Drafts challenge. 

This week's challenge - May Sketch
***Sentiments can be placed anywhere on the sketch! 
  • 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 deadlineSaturday, May 31st at 11:59pm PST.
  • A new inspiration week will start: Sunday, June 1st 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! **NOTE: This is actually the last week with this current Paper Smooches SPARKS team. We would like to say THANK YOU to the following gals for all of their hard work and amazing creations that they shared with us. <3
Katie GehringPS BeboppinSentiment Samplerand Mini Monograms stamp sets along with the Borders 1 dies
Isha GuptaPS Salutations stamp set along with the Friend Word and Quotables dies
Rachel IzakowiczPS Bold Buzzwords and Calico stamp sets
Taheerah AtchiaPS Cuteasaurus and Shadows stamp sets 
Trisha Theophilopoulos- PS My Guy and I Blank You stamp sets along with the My GuyBorders 1, and Clouds dies
Savannah O'GwynnPS Chit Chat and Happy Birthday stamp sets along with the Birthday Words 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. FAB sketch(es) and AWESOME DT inspiration!!!

    Hoping the planets align so that I can join you this week :)

  2. Thanks for the fun sketch and fabulous DT inspiration!

  3. Yay I had time to play along this week.
    Thanks for the wonderful challenges.
    Crafty hugs,