Paper Smooches – August Blog Hop

August 28, 2014

It’s Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches September release with you!  FOUR new stamps and EIGHT new dies will be available to purchase on September 1st.. You will find our new releases HERE.  

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

The prize – a $25. gift code to choose what you like at the PS online store.

Here are the details:

  • FOUR winners will be chosen at RANDOM from any of the design team blogs and the PS Blog to win the $25. prize.
  • 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)
  • Deadline: You have until midnight MT on Sunday, August 31st to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, September 1st to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

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)

Are you feeling the Christmas mood yet? I used the new Christmas Words 2 dies and I just love this huge die cut! I made a very mail-friendly Christmas cards with some non-traditional colours as my background.

Pamela - Christmas Words 2

I wanted the words to really jump out so I left them in white against the striped background. Can you believe I did absolutely no stamping here?


141 Responses to “Paper Smooches – August Blog Hop”

  1. Kristie Says:

    LOVE this word die!

  2. Laura G Says:

    No need to stamp, those word dies are awesome!

  3. Kay Miller Says:

    This is fabulous!! The sentiment on the bold stripes is amazing!

  4. Danni Reid Says:

    Love love love it!

  5. Brandi Beyer Says:

    I love the boldness of this card. No missing this one!!!

  6. Bev Says:

    Great card. Really pops

  7. Janet Trapp Says:

    Cute card!
    ~God bless~

  8. Margarita Navarrro-Rivera Says:

    Love the die!

  9. Kimberly Merritt Says:

    Great use of the awesome greeting – love it!

  10. Susan Lang Says:

    The colors are magnificent. I am planning on pinning this one!

  11. Laurie Brown Says:

    Awesome card! I love word dies and will have to add this one to my collection.

  12. Stephanie W Says:

    I really like the font on that die cut. I also like the white against the bold colors. Such a pretty card!

  13. Stephanie W Says:

    I posted on FB about the blog hop.

  14. Stephanie W Says:

    I tweeted about the blog hop.

  15. Deb Says:

    So simple but so nice! Great card!

  16. Ooooo…that new word die is super fun!!! Love it!

  17. Kathy H. Says:

    I really love this non-traditional card!

  18. Jennifer K Says:

    Totally Pinning this. Love the graphic stripes and the simple words.

  19. beaumama Says:

    I’m currently pulling my Christmas spirit out of the closet. Your terrific card helps a lot.

  20. Lisa K Says:

    Love the simple card.

  21. Bette Says:

    Stunning card without stamping…. “) Love the giveaway!

  22. Connie Says:

    Love the die cut sentiment! Great card.

  23. gwenyt Says:

    Love the word dies! Stunning.

  24. joy meadows Says:

    The word dies just pop off of this bold background! Very nice.

  25. Hey Pamela!! I love the word die but what I truly love are the colors you used non-traditional. Love It!!

  26. Clelie Says:

    A bold and wonderful approach! Just perfect!

  27. Crystal Coppock Muirhead Says:

    We ask love the bold hands written stamps & dies from PS! Great card.

  28. Karen K Says:

    I love the font of this die!

  29. staceylovespaper Says:

    love the graphic feel of the card

  30. Carla Hundley Says:

    I also shared on
    Carla from Utah

  31. Carla Hundley Says:

    Cute card and
    unusual colors!
    Carla from Utah

  32. Yukari Y. Says:

    Love this CAS holiday card! I love how this can be a masculine card as well!

  33. Carol Says:

    Love the bold background against the white sentiment.

  34. Marie Says:

    Oh, those colors are so unexpected, but go well together =) TFS!

  35. Amy Fillmore Says:

    I love the color combo! Super cute card!

  36. Lynne in NI Says:

    What a fab modern Christmas card, LOVE the sentiment die 🙂

  37. Maeghan Dm Says:

    That sentiment die is a must have! TFS!!!

  38. Anne H. Says:

    The colors you chose are great, I just love the non-traditional looking cards. Love the die cut! Perfect combo!

  39. Harriet Says:

    I love your card….the colors are wonderful.

  40. Sharon Foster Says:

    Such an eye-catching card–love it!

  41. Lindsey Says:

    that die is amazing, it looks amazing in white against your colored stripes : )

  42. Teresa Godines #6857 Says:

    Love the bold colors. TFS

  43. Mandakini Says:

    Very simple in design… Added to my list of 15min cards:) brilliantly done! TFS

  44. This is just fabulous! I love the non-traditional colors you used!

  45. Mary-Anne V. Says:

    Very nice card…the dies look great on the background and its always great to have a mail friendly card during the holidays.

  46. Mary-Anne V. Says:

    I posted on FB about the blog hop.

  47. Tona Says:

    Great card. I need to get busy on my Christmas cards.

  48. Karen Rice Says:

    Utterly fabulous! I can’t wait for the release of Kim’s (PS) dies!!!

  49. Megan Says:

    Love the simplicity.

  50. Brenda in IN Says:

    Simple but outstanding. It says it all!

  51. Kailash Says:

    Love your CAS design!!!

  52. Kailash Says:

    Shared on Facebook too!!!

  53. So bold and gorgeous! LOVE the color blocking, and the fabulous color combo!!!

  54. sharonpro Says:

    Wow Wow Wow! This would be a great card to mass produce, it is just gorgeous!

  55. Janet Says:

    GREAT card!! The color combo grabbed me and the word die is just fantastic!

  56. irene G. Says:

    I love non-traditional colors too. This card is way outside the box — love it! Love the white sentiment on top of all that color, too. Thanks for sharing!

  57. c Says:

    Total die-cut awesomeness here! Fabulous and festive!

  58. Mary-Anne V. Says:

    I shared about the hop on my Flickr account (my blog). https://www.flickr.com/photos/74238397@N06/15066708125/

  59. Ruth G Says:

    So much fun! I love the look of the die on the bright and fun background! TFS!

  60. Debbie Lou Says:

    That sure is one bright fun card!

  61. Lindsey L. Says:

    Love this bold design and the color palette is awesome!

  62. Rebecca Says:

    Love the classic simplicity of this card.

  63. megan Says:

    I always enjoy PS Sentiments. This is a great die!

  64. Heather Hall Says:

    Love how that sentiment pops! Thanks for sharing!

  65. luraanne Says:

    Wow! Before I read your comments my first impression was how great is this color and in your face! Love it a bunch.

  66. pai Says:

    LOVE that great greeting die!

  67. momrc Says:

    Great die cut sentiment – great card!

  68. Michel E Says:

    Great card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

  69. Tammy Mohr Says:

    Really cool card. Awesome for a guy or for a teen.

  70. Kerilyn H. Says:

    Bright bold and fun! No missing the message with this cool card!

  71. Manda Says:

    What a fabulous card! It just yells – Look at me!

  72. Casey Thrush Says:

    I love the Season’s Greetings!

  73. Hamutal Shafrir Says:

    Beautiful! I love the non-traditional colors. Thank you for the inspiration.

  74. AWESOME!! LOVING the INSPIRATION for today!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! =)

  75. Stephanie Says:

    Love the whimsical words!

  76. Love the non-traditional colors. The white sentiment really pops.

  77. I tweeted about the blog hop.

  78. I also shared on FB.

  79. djeanagnes Says:

    love the die cut sentiment!

  80. Gabriella B Says:

    Eye catching

  81. really liking the word dies!

  82. Teresa Currie Says:

    Great quick and simple card with your die cut words!!

  83. craftingjess Says:

    Such a great word die for the holidays!!!

  84. craftingjess Says:

    I posted on Facebook about this blog hop!

  85. craftingjess Says:

    I tweeted about this blog hop!

  86. TracyM #6773 Says:

    WOW – the sentiment really pops on your card Pamela – LOVE IT – LOVE the modern color combo & design too!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!

  87. TracyM #6773 Says:

    I tweeted about your fabulous card and the PS Blog Hop, with a link to your blog 🙂

  88. TracyM #6773 Says:

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

  89. TracyM #6773 Says:

    I don’t have a blog, so I pinned the pic of your card and shared about the PS Blog Hop with a link to your blog – my Pinterest name is Tracy Moloney 🙂

  90. credmond13 Says:

    This is such a great non-traditional Christmas card! That die is fab!

  91. Judy B Says:

    A really fun card and not in the traditional colors we expect for Christmas. The sentiment looks great against those bright colors. Thanks for sharing.

  92. Sharon Says:

    Bright and different – I like it!

  93. Kelly B. Says:

    Love these new products!

  94. Love that big greeting!

  95. amandamj1 Says:

    LOVE the color combo on your card!

  96. Gabi MeWi Says:

    clean,simple and adorable…

  97. Noreen Says:

    I love the bold bright colors and uncluttered look!

  98. Cool card! Love the colours!!

  99. Kathie B Says:

    I really like your card. So simple and yet so striking. It proves that simple can be very effective. Thanks for the inspiration…

  100. marylouh Says:

    Very pretty. Love the colors of the strips.
    thanks for sharing.

  101. Like the sentiment die used that pops wonderfully against the colors chosen.
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  102. Posted on my FaceBook page with a link to join in on the PS DT Blog Hop.
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  103. Posted on my blog right sidebar with link that can be clicked to join in on the PS DT Blog Hop.
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  104. marylouh Says:

    I shared on FB.

  105. Kristen Says:

    Wonderful coloring and design!

  106. Celeste Goff Says:

    What a great card! I love how simple it is but has such impact with the bold colors and large die cut sentiment!

  107. Sandy Says:

    The sentiment does stand out – love the font.

  108. Lizzie T Says:

    Love the boldness and simplicity of this card!

  109. Haley Cross Says:

    Super fun card, and great color choices!

  110. LesLee Says:

    Love the strips and how the sentiment pops off the color

  111. studio4490 Says:

    The greeting just pops off the bold colours of your background. It is lovely!

  112. love the font on the die cut

  113. Donna Moran Says:

    Yes, the words do jump out at you. I need to try this- looks great!

  114. cropnkathy Says:

    So striking and fun. I will have to get this die!

  115. cynthias Says:

    Cute and would be so easy to mass produce! Looks great!

  116. LOVE it. What a wonderful card. Thanks for sharing your talents and your time.
    Crafty hugs,

  117. Carol Mc Says:

    Love the word die and those colors.

  118. shartl Says:

    What a fun non-traditional holiday card…love it!

  119. Marianne Says:

    Fabulous Christmas card. Love it!

  120. Sarah Gray Says:

    That die cut sentiment is so striking – great for mass producing fab Christmas cards!

  121. Janet Says:

    I have to get this die.

  122. Sue D Says:

    I like the colorful bands of color.

  123. Mimi R Says:

    Such a cute card! Love the new release!

  124. I love this bold color blocked card! And I NEED this sentiment die!

  125. I shared on FB about the hop.

  126. Robin B. Says:

    Wow, fantastic card, I love the stripes and that the colors aren’t “traditional.” Thanks for sharing.

  127. Denise Bryant Says:

    Great card! LOVE the die cut sentiment!

  128. Mandakini Says:

    I tweeted about this!

  129. Mandakini Says:

    I shared on my blog!

  130. Kit Says:

    Cute card

  131. Liz mcallister Says:

    Love the bold greeting. Sweet

  132. arlsmom Says:

    wowzers…love your card!

  133. Linsey Says:

    Love this !!! Talk about the perfect Christmas card for mass production!!! Totally fabulous!!! 🙂

  134. yvonne Says:

    love the tag!

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