Friday, January 27, 2012

Our Winners Are...

First place...we are choosing a PRO stamper - someone who we think is a rock star - that person wins: THREE stamp sets of their choice (a $45. value)

Our FIRST place winner is:

 

 

Second place winner is called a PRIMO stamper - who we think is super fabulous - and will win TWO PS stamp sets of their choice (a $30. value)

Our SECOND place winner is:

# 24 Erica


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ONE random winner will receive ONE PS stamp set and THREE shaped card templates of their choice (a $21. value)

Our RANDOM winner is:

# 28 Leigh Ann


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Huge congrats everyone!

Please send me an e-mail at info@papersmoochesstamps.com and let me know your stamp choice(s) and address.

Looking at your entries are always a treat! 

hugs,
Kim

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Challenge dates: Jan. 12 - Jan. 25



I think I found this photo on Pinterest - What a GREAT room!!

I am inspired by:

* Theme (Pattern)

* The color scheme (hot pink, green, white, brown)

* The textures (fabric, softness)

* The style (fun and cute, clean and graphic, classy and elegant)

* Techniques (creating a polka dot/damask background)

* Accent possibilities (damask, polka dots, buttons, frogs, monograms)

* Paper Smooches stamp suggestions (Vogue Abode)

So friends, that's your challenge...take inspiration from this fabulous photo.  Follow it closely or use it loosely...just have fun!

Create a NEW project (card, tag, layout, altered item, etc)


You must use at least one Paper Smooches stamp or free digi

(stamps from other companies can be used, but please make sure that PS images are easily seen)

Post your Paper Smooches SPARKS project on your blog.  We would love you to include our SPARKS banner (shown on the right column) somewhere on your post.   Please link to our web site: www.papersmoochesstamps.com - and include Paper Smooches somewhere on your post.  Submit a direct link to your blog post using our linking system below.

(right click on the SPARKS challenge banner and save to your computer.  If you have any trouble, I am happy to e-mail the image to you) 

If you do not have a blog, please upload your project to our Flickr Group and link to our web site in your description.  Submit a link to your gallery image using our linking system below.

Here's what you are playing for:

First place...we are choosing a PRO stamper - someone who we think is a rock star - that person wins: THREE stamp sets of their choice (a $45. value)

Second place winner is called a PRIMO stamper - who we think is super fabulous - and will win TWO PS stamp sets of their choice (a $30. value)

We will choose ONE random winner to receive ONE PS stamp set and THREE shaped card templates of their choice (a $21. value)

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All skill levels are welcome.  You can enter as many times as you like.  We do not have challenge police, so how you interpret this inspirational piece of art...just have fun, ok?

To qualify for our random drawing, you can do any or all of the following:
  • create a project using our SPARKS inspiration
  • comment here and tell us that you TWEETED about our challenge
  • comment here and tell us that you FACEBOOKED about our challenge
Pro and Primo stampers will receive a blog button to display on their blog if they would like to.
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The deadline for this challenge is: Wednesday, January25

The next challenge will be posted on Thursday, January25

Winners will be announced on Friday, January 27
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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!

I am honored to share our design team samples with you.  You can click on the links to see more of their beautiful work.

Angie Hagist
 






















Audrey Tokach
 






















Judith Gowdy




Kelley Eubanks























Linda Beeson





















Lori Barnett
























Marie Forberg















 


Savannah O'Gwynn
























It looks like the DT had fun with this photo - I hope you do too.

We hope that you will play along :)

smiles,
Kim


Friday, January 13, 2012

Our Winners Are

First place...we are choosing a PRO stamper - someone who we think is a rock star - that person wins: THREE stamp sets of their choice (a $45. value)

Our FIRST place winner is:

Jess


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second place winner is called a PRIMO stamper - who we think is super fabulous - and will win TWO PS stamp sets of their choice (a $30. value)

Our SECOND place winner is:

Emily Keaton











ONE random winner will receive ONE PS stamp set and THREE shaped card templates of their choice (a $21. value)

Our RANDOM winner is:

Sarah M

 







Huge congrats everyone!

Please send me an e-mail at info@papersmoochesstamps.com and let me know your stamp choice(s) and address.

Looking at your entries are always a treat! 


hugs,
Kim

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Challenge dates: Dec. 29 - Jan. 11



I found this photo on Pinterest - I think it's just SO cool!!  I love the colors, the way it's designed...and of course the positive message

I am inspired by

* Theme (Topography/Text)

* The color scheme (Rainbow with a pop of grey)

* The textures (distressing)

* The style (fun and cute, clean and graphic)

* Techniques (coloring open letters)

* Accent possibilities (the sky is the limit)

* Paper Smooches stamp suggestions (Sunny Side Up, Sentiment stamp sets)

So friends, that's your challenge...take inspiration from this fabulous photo.  Follow it closely or use it loosely...just have fun!

Create a NEW project (card, tag, layout, altered item, etc)


You must use at least one Paper Smooches stamp or free digi

(stamps from other companies can be used, but please make sure that PS images are easily seen)

Post your Paper Smooches SPARKS project on your blog.  We would love you to include our SPARKS banner (shown on the right column) somewhere on your post.   Please link to our web site: www.papersmoochesstamps.com - and include Paper Smooches somewhere on your post.  Submit a direct link to your blog post using our linking system below.

(right click on the SPARKS challenge banner and save to your computer.  If you have any trouble, I am happy to e-mail the image to you) 

If you do not have a blog, please upload your project to our Flickr Group and link to our web site in your description.  Submit a link to your gallery image using our linking system below.

Here's what you are playing for:

First place...we are choosing a PRO stamper - someone who we think is a rock star - that person wins: THREE stamp sets of their choice (a $45. value)

Second place winner is called a PRIMO stamper - who we think is super fabulous - and will win TWO PS stamp sets of their choice (a $30. value)

We will choose ONE random winner to receive ONE PS stamp set and THREE shaped card templates of their choice (a $21. value)

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All skill levels are welcome.  You can enter as many times as you like.  We do not have challenge police, so how you interpret this inspirational piece of art...just have fun, ok?

To qualify for our random drawing, you can do any or all of the following:
  • create a project using our SPARKS inspiration
  • comment here and tell us that you TWEETED about our challenge
  • comment here and tell us that you FACEBOOKED about our challenge
Pro and Primo stampers will receive a blog button to display on their blog if they would like to.
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The deadline for this challenge is: Wednesday, January 11

The next challenge will be posted on Thursday, January 12

Winners will be announced on Friday, January 13
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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!

I am honored to share our design team samples with you.  You can click on the links to see more of their beautiful work.

Angie Hagist























Audrey Tokach


















Emily Leiphart























Judith Gowdy



Kelley Eubanks














 








Linda Beeson























Lori Barnett























Marie Forberg


















Sav O'Gwynn























My goodness...the DT rocked this inspirational photo.

In case you missed the announcement on our Paper Smooches blog.  Emily Leiphart joined the Paper Smooches DT and stepped down as a SPARKS Challenge contributor.  Lori Barnett took her place.  Please welcome Lori to the team...we are so excited to have her.

We hope that you will play along :)

smiles,
Kim