Paper Smooches – February Blog Hop

February 27, 2014

It’s Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches March/April release with you!  FOUR new stamps and EIGHT new dies will be available to purchase at 12:01am, Eastern time…on March 5th. You will find our new releases HERE

To add extra fun to our blog hop…we are offering up a prize!

  • FOUR winners will be chosen at RANDOM from any of the design team blogs and the PS Blog
  • The prize – a $25. gift code to choose what you like at the PS online store.
  • Just leave a comment on any of the design team blogs listed below or the PS blog for your chance to win!  (you do not need to comment on all blogs to qualify but it increases your changes)
  • You have until midnight MT on Sunday, March 2nd to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, March 3rd to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

Ashley Marcu
Betsy Veldman
Emily Leiphart
Erin Lincoln
Heidi Van Laar
JJ Bolton
Kalyn Kepner
Karolyn Loncon
Kim Kesti
Laura Bassen
Laurie Schmidlin
Mou Saha
Pamela Ho
Summer Fullerton
Teri Anderson
Wendy Sue Anderson

To increase your chances of winning:

  • Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop
  • Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop
  • Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop

(which means that you have up to three extra chances to win on each blog)

I used the new stars dies and a cute star from a new stamp set that compliments the stars dies. I blended some Delicata gold ink (my favorite!) onto some cardstock and die cut lot of small stars, then stitched them around the middle star.

Paper Smooches - Stars Dies

Look at this adorable star with a smiley face! I finished the card off with a sentiment from My Guy.

Paper Smooches - Stars Dies - Close Up



165 Responses to “Paper Smooches – February Blog Hop”

  1. Debbie V Says:

    Love the stitching on the card, and the smile on the star warms my heart 🙂

  2. Katiria Says:

    really cute stars, I love the sewn look

  3. Kimberly Merritt Says:

    Love the gold stars! Can’t wait to see the whole set.

  4. Samantha M Says:

    this is so amazing!! LOOOOVE all of the stars!! and the gold stars all stitched together is so cool!! wow!! and that center star with the smiley face is get out of town cute!!! wow!! you always make incredible cards that always inspire me!!

  5. Pam L Says:

    Love how you stitched over the sweet stars!

  6. This is so fun and cute! love the stitching with the sweet stars! 🙂

  7. I facebooked about the blog hop! 🙂

  8. OMG!! Totally FUN!! I LOVE this!! Such a Neat Design and the Colors are PERFECT TOO!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

  9. ninewood Says:

    Great card! Loving the stars!

  10. cmct Says:

    This one makes me smile!!

  11. annheidel Says:

    Really cute! I like how you stitched the stars together.

  12. Susan Lang Says:

    That is an all star card. Very pretty with those colors, love the gold.

  13. Oh my!! All of those stars and stitching are just fabulous!!! And that smiling star is absolutely ADORABLE!!

  14. Daisies Girl Says:

    Great card – LOVE the stitching!! You did way good on this one!!

  15. Linda Tupper Says:

    Oh My what an adorable card. Just love you’re ideas. beautiful stars and colors and the stiching just adds so much.

  16. Teresa Currie Says:

    Fun, new, upbeat card, Pamela. I can picture using your ideas for cards for future grandchildren!!

  17. Debbie Says:

    Cute card and the layout really pops the stars. Love your stitching!

  18. Maeghan Says:

    LOVE the gold stars! TFS!!!

  19. Parker O Says:

    What’s NOT to like on this special card. It is so great I’m planning on fb it. The layout, the stitching, the color combo is all perfect.

  20. beaumama Says:

    Your card couldn’t be any more perfect…for gal or guy. Terrific!

  21. Kailash Says:

    Super cute and super fun, love all the stitching!!

  22. Kailash Says:

    Shared on Facebook too!!

  23. Linda Tupper Says:

    I facebooked about the blog hop under Linda Vra

  24. Linda Tupper Says:

    I tweeted about the blog hop under @TOnlyalady

  25. Shannonn J Says:

    I could not love this more!! Love the stitching – I need to start doing that! And I NEED some Delicata gold 😉 The star with the smiley face…adorable!

  26. wendy sue Says:

    Gorgeous – I LOVE this! 🙂

  27. Stephanie K. Says:

    Wonderful card with all the stars and the sewing – lovely!

  28. Jingle Says:

    I totally love this! Amazing design and fantastic use of color!

  29. JanLee Says:

    This is awesome, great idea and I love the stars and the sewing.

  30. Pam Says:

    Love the stitching and stars. Super cute

  31. Cathy H. Says:

    Wonderful card. Thanks for sharing this!!!!

  32. Amy thompson Says:

    I love your cards. Very sweet.

  33. Morag Says:

    What a sweet sweet card! It so made me smile 🙂

  34. Casey Thrush Says:

    So cute!

  35. Kristie Says:

    Love the stitching and the stars! 🙂

  36. karen h Says:

    Awesome card – love the stitching through the stars!

  37. Taasha Blevins Says:

    Love the stitching through the stars and the layout.

  38. Martye Says:

    Any kid would love this card.

  39. Really great card! Love the stars and layout

  40. Gassett Claudia Says:

    Love the stitching!

  41. Karen Rice Says:

    OH my! How perfectly darling! I love what you did! Thanks for sharing!

  42. Maureen W. Says:

    This is the cutest thing ever! Love the tiny stitched on stars!

  43. Patti Says:

    Beautiful! Love your stitching : )

  44. This is awesome! I love starry cards.

  45. vjw81e Says:

    I can tell I’m going to LOVE that stamp set!

  46. Anne H. Says:

    Very fun and creative star burst!! Thanks for the inspiration!

  47. This is just adorable! I love the stitching!

  48. Amy C. Says:

    How cute! Love the stitching!

  49. Nancy L. Says:

    Love that cute star smiling!

  50. Petti Says:

    I LOVE those cute stars!

  51. Wow! I love the stitching detail on this card. So fun

  52. Lucinde Says:

    Great card! Love the touch of gold 🙂

  53. Sue D Says:

    Great design and I like the stitching.

  54. Miriam Prantner Says:

    What a cute card, such a fun design, loving the stitching!

  55. irene G. Says:

    Thanks for sharing!

  56. Like the stars & the stitching.
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  57. kdunbrook Says:

    great card…

  58. Stephanie Z Says:

    I like all the stars on your card!

  59. lee Says:

    nothing better than a star, except a smiling one! Fabulous design!

  60. I do believe you hand-stitched those stars…great work and great effect on your card. A beautiful star-burst!

  61. Kelly Flaherty Says:

    Very cute card – love the smiling star!

  62. chitra Says:

    Such a cute and starry card

  63. dottiej27 Says:

    gold, black white…. stars… stitches… smiles. It’s the perfect combo!

  64. Linda Meunier Says:

    So cute and love the stitching!

  65. Peggy B Says:

    Well, this card just shines! Thanks for sharing!

  66. Carol Kreger Says:

    enjoyed the sewing on this card. . .

  67. Marcee Rodgers Says:

    Wow! This is fabulous!!♥

  68. Kristen Says:

    Adorable, love the stitching. Very cute.

  69. phyllisgbeav Says:

    Love your card! The stars are wonderful with the layout, and I love the stitching! Great card!

  70. Richell Says:

    Happy card! Love happy cards! 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

  71. Very cute card. Love the stitching.

  72. Manda Says:

    You always do wonderful things with stitching! This is such a cute card!

  73. ~Tammy~ Says:

    Stitching is a great touch to the design. Simply elegant.

  74. Elizabeth V. Says:

    What a great kid or guy card! Love it!

  75. What a spectacular card! LOVE the simplicity yet it packs a punch! TFS!~

  76. Lovely card – the stars are neat.

  77. Tiffany Says:

    Super cute card!! Love those stars and the stitching!! That gold ink is beautiful!! I def. need to get it!!

  78. Tiffany Says:

    I Facebooked about the hop!!

  79. Patty Says:

    Eye catching!

  80. Love the stitching….love your idea

  81. What a sweet card — love the stitching!

  82. AH! I love the stitching! Love the gold stars! love it all!

  83. Aileen Says:

    Wow what a card, love it, that stitching is brilliant.

  84. Bethany Says:

    I love all the stars coming out from that one star!

  85. Diane Maki Says:

    Who knew stitches could be fun!

  86. susanscrap Says:

    Very creative! I love the design on this card! Great stars!

  87. Margaret R Says:

    Cute card – quite joyful.

  88. Paula Says:

    That card Is Adorable!

  89. moeboe1 Says:

    cool card…… thank you for sharing

  90. sano Says:

    Super cute. Love all the stitching!

  91. Kathy T Says:

    Great card! I especially like the way you used the stitching to attach the stars to the card. Love the PS sentiment and stars.

  92. Thordis Says:

    Love your card and love those stars… It looks so simple and elegant!

  93. i have shared this on my fb. my fb is Prufesor Jenab if you want a proof.

  94. wow, What an amazing card. I just love it. What a great design. need to save this idea!

  95. Helene C Says:

    this card is awesome, so uplifting

  96. Denise Key Says:

    Super cute card! Love all the stars!

  97. Awesome, love all the stars, sentiment, and the stitching

  98. Michele F Says:

    Your stich lines leave me green with envy! Just perfect!

  99. Katy Says:

    I LOVE the stitching. The little star has such a personality! Thank you for the chance to win!

  100. snazzy jj Says:

    So cute and so clever – very PS

  101. Carol Perry Says:

    This is an amazing card. Love all the black and gold stars and the stitching looks amazing too.

  102. Carol Perry Says:

    I facebooked about the hop.

  103. Carol Perry Says:

    I blogged about the hop

  104. Yvonne Cormier Says:

    Love the stars and the sewing looking looking rays….

  105. Carla Hundley Says:

    Cute! The stars
    look fun on this
    with the stitching
    on it.
    Carla from Utah

  106. Rita Y Says:

    Love, love, love this card. Makes me smile………..!

  107. Carla Hundley Says:

    I also shared on FB.
    Carla from Utah

  108. Weenie Thomas Says:

    What an amazing card. The stitching is wonderful!

  109. michii00 Says:

    Love the stars and the stitching! Super cute!

  110. Pat McCleary Says:

    Love your design- the stitching sets it off beautifully.

  111. Joanna Says:

    Great design, love the gold touch, thx

  112. Teresa Godines #6857 Says:

    love the burst of stars. Awesome card.

  113. Teresa Godines #6857 Says:

    i shared on Facebook

  114. Sallee Says:

    The stitching and black, white & gold is really cool. I could see this design being adapted for like really cool Oscar Party invitations? Just a thought.

  115. KarenL Says:

    Adorable use of the Paper Smooches stamps, and the stitching is wonderful. Thanks for inspiring me with Paper Smooches stamps, and being part of this incredible Blog Hop.
    Karen Letchworth

  116. Meghan Says:

    Love this design…super fun card!

  117. NatQuebec Says:

    The star is so cute…

  118. Toni C Says:

    Love how you have used stitching in a different way

  119. Cristine Redmond Says:

    Wow, this is CAS at it’s finest! Lovely job!

  120. Kelly B. Says:

    I can’t wait! Super cute as always!

  121. Carol Says:

    Very cute card

  122. Lisa Norstrom Says:

    I wish I could sew – this is such a nice card!

  123. Diane Says:

    love the stars and the stitches!

  124. Hamutal Shafrir Says:

    Wonderful card! Such delicate design. I love the stitching and the gold, and the smiley star is a darling. Thank you for sharing.

  125. sharonpro Says:

    oh what a sweet card! Great job

  126. Sharon Nordhues Says:

    Your style and Paper Smooches are a perfect match. Love your stuff.

  127. Kathy H. Says:


  128. Karen Hayes Says:

    Wow nice job, I love the stitching! Great idea made for a stunning card!

  129. loulou Says:

    What a fantastic design. Love the stitching and that cute smiley star.

  130. TracyM #6773 Says:

    ADORABLE card!!!

    LOVE the white/black/gold, the star-filled stitching and sweet smiling star too 🙂

    THANK YOU for sharing your fabulous creative inspiration!!!

  131. Cute!!!! Love the sewing!!!

  132. Coralynn Says:

    Love how you stitched the stars. Great card!

  133. TracyM #6773 Says:

    I shared about the Blog Hop and your cute card on Facebook – my FB name is Tracy Moloney 🙂

  134. TracyM #6773 Says:

    I don’t have a blog or Twitter but I did share your cute card and told everyone about the Blog Hop on Pinterest – my Pinterest name is Tracy Moloney 🙂

  135. Lizzie T Says:

    Super cute card! Love the stitched rays!

  136. Danielle Pajot Says:

    Really cute card that makes me smile!

  137. Bette Says:

    The stars are just bursting forth….. Wowzer!!!!

  138. barbara lassiter Says:

    Love your card. It’s fabulous!

  139. Heather Says:

    Love it!

  140. Lorie Brunner Says:

    This card is adorable! And LOVE the ones you posted on Mar 1!!!

  141. Judyt28 Says:

    Fabulous card. Love how you added the stitching connecting the stars!

  142. ionabunny Says:

    Stars and stitching, such a cute design

  143. Gramma Suzi Says:

    Wow! I could do this! I could just never think of it! Love how your crafty mind works!

  144. Fb shared from papersmooches fb for your blog:

  145. Cheryl Fricker Says:

    The smiley face on the star is extremely cute. You were so clever to stitch all the little hearts, connecting them together. I posted on FB, but I don’t have a blog, nor do I tweet.

  146. Meghan Says:

    I just love every single one of these cards!

  147. Gilda Says:

    Your card is so neat. Also love the card with the balloons you did today. Thanks for your inspiration.

  148. Suzanne Watanabe Says:

    Hi Pamela!
    Thanks for sharing your card….it’s so ADORABLE! I love your cute little star theme! Have a great day 🙂

  149. Jeannine Brenner Says:

    Awesome card!love the colors and the stitching!

  150. bearsmother Says:

    So cute. Love the happy star, radiating little stars. Great card.

  151. Iris Soscia Says:

    Adorable card – love all those sweet little stars.

  152. Toni Storie Says:

    Unbelievable! This is so stinking fun! I love the smiling star!

  153. Robin B. Says:

    Amazing card! I love the stitching and the stars, thanks for sharing.

  154. glee Says:

    so cute. love how your PL pages are so bright and white.

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