Thursday, September 29, 2016

PS DT Blog Hop

It's Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches OCTOBER 2016 release with you!  ONE new stamp sets and FIVE new dies will be available to purchase at 8:00pm PT on September 30th.  You will find our new products HERE once they go live.  

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 chances) 

* Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Sunday, October 2nd to leave a comment. 

* Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, October 3rd 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)

I used our NEW Leaf Frame Die, Blessings Die and Fall Sampler stamp set on my card.  The open box on the frame is perfect for supporting sentiments or color blocking.  I think you will have a bunch of fun with this cool die!  "Blessings" is hand-written and one of a kind (not a font)

Thank you for joining our blog hop!  <3

Andy Kaufman once ended a show at Carnegie Hall by loading the entire audience into 24 buses to take them out for milk and cookies.

hugs and smooches!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016


PS DT blog hop is TOMORROW  :)


 Cat Craig was a delightful guest.  We have really enjoyed her talent this month :)
Thank you Cat - you are awesome!
(My Guy)

There are secret poems written on Boston’s sidewalks that are only visible when it rains.

xo Kim

Tuesday, September 27, 2016


(Feather Frame Die)

(Potted Plant Die)

There is a resident in MIT’s Random Hall called “The Milk” that is an expired carton of milk coming up on 22 years past its expiration date.

love ya!!

Monday, September 26, 2016


Our PS DT blog hop is this THURSDAY - hope to see you :)

(Hello Sampler)

(Thank You Die, Smooches)

1-3% of the population are known as the sleepless elite. This group of people routinely get 6 hours or less of sleep daily and remain totally functional.

xx Kim

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sunday Recap 9.25

Hey hey, friends:)

I hope you are doing well---- if you are like me, you might have just realized that September is ALMOST over! WOW! Time really does fly!

That being said... here's what's going on with PS this week: our September challenge ENDS on the 28th!!!!!! Kim and I would love for you to join in the fun with this ANYTHING GOES challenge  Link up your creations HERE or on the sidebar or down below! You could WIN a $50 PS gift certificate!
I created another card (#5 to be exact) for this challenge. It's so easy- create ANYTHING! This card is perfect for any loved one in your life... hopefully Trav isn't reading this! LOL 😀 PS supplies include: Fancy Frames, Lots of Love, Boom Bots, I Love You die, and Tiny Hearts die. 

Click HERE to join in the fun or link up below! Deadline: Wednesday, Sept. 28th at 11:59pm PST!

That's it for me today! More to come this week---- we have the October blog hop and release sneak peeks on Thursday!!!!!! HOORAY!

Thanks for stopping by. Happy Fall!

Friday, September 23, 2016


TGIF!  Have a great weekend!

(Daisies & Paisleys)

Olympic gold medals are 92.5% silver. They would be worth over $25k if they were pure gold but instead the medal value is only approximately $600.

love ya!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Paper Smooches - Our OCTOBER Guest Designer is...

Mary Prasad

BIG congrats!
I love your super cool style and I look forward to seeing your style shine with our new products.
(Space Cadet)

‘Art’ used to be an Olympic sport. Artists were award gold, silver and bronze medals for architecture, painting, sculpture, music and literature across multiple Summer Olympics in the early 20th Century. The ‘arts’ were dropped from the Games because they drew too many professional artists.

xx Kim

Wednesday, September 21, 2016


You still have some more hours to enter our guest designer search.  HERE are the details
Our October guest designer will be announced tomorrow (good luck everyone...I see beautiful cards!)

Cat Craig created this super fun card.  It's perfect for any congrats!
(Arrows Dies, Sentiment Sampler)

Coca-Cola released a drink, Tab Clear, with the sole intention to be marketed so bad, that people wouldn’t want to drink it, in an attempt to ruin sales of Pepsico’s equivalent, Crystal Pepsi, by comparison. It worked.

xoxo Kim

Tuesday, September 20, 2016


(Many Thanks, Butterflies 2 Dies))

(Love Struck, Hearts Dies)

There is a Starbucks where they don’t write your name on your cup: the one at the CIA’s headquarters. Baristas are escorted to and from work, and the receipts identify the establishment as simply “Store Number 1.”


Monday, September 19, 2016


Happy Monday!  I hope you all enjoyed your weekend  :)

(Feathered Friends stamps and dies, Curly Clouds Dies)

(Bold Buzzwards, Sweet Hearts)

“Police police Police police police police Police police.” is a valid sentence. Police is a city in Poland. Three different forms of the same word come into play above: law enforcement (the noun), the city (an adjunct noun/adjective), and the verb. We’ll can use substitutions to clarify the meaning — “patrol” for the verb form and “law enforcement” for the noun.Law enforcement from Police [that] [other] law enforcement from Police patrol [also] patrol law enforcement from Police.

xx Kim

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sunday Recap 9.18

Hey friends!!!!!!!

I'm so glad you stopped by today because there's lots going on with Paper Smooches, and I don't want you to miss out 😍

Click HERE to join in the fun and to try out to be a part of the PS team! This is our October Guest Designer Search. Deadline to enter: Wednesday, Sept. 21st.

Click HERE and link up your creation for our PS September Anything Goes challenge. EASY! ******And don't forget you can link up to both the GDT search and the challenge!

I've created a CAS birthday card for today's inspiration. I actually made 4 of these cards with different colors and sentiments- talk about simple! Supplies include: PS Fun & Flirty, Clipboards Two, Bosom Buddy

Click HERE to join in the challenge or link up your creations below!

That's it for me today.... but wait... there's more PS to come this week!!! So be sure to stop back by tomorrow, and the next day, and the next😉

Thanks for popping by! Be blessed.
HUGS ❤️ Sav

ps... I almost forgot! I created a fun video this week for the Virtual Smooches blog sharing how I made this "bent and extended" arrow die cut using the NEW September release Arrow dies. Click HERE to check it out:)

Thursday, September 15, 2016


Hi friends
I am swapping out Friday's blog post with the PS Patrol blog post.
Stay tuned for FIVE fabulous cards from creative people that we find on the web :)

(Love Struck)

(A Little Lovin)

The reason perfume is applied to necks and wrists, with behind the knees being the most ideal location, is because these are pulse points that will warm the perfume and continuously release fragrance.

xx Kim

Paper Smooches - PS Patrol - SEPTEMBER 2016

Today is PS Patrol Day!
Check out this amazing talent!

eeeek!  The colors - the patterns - the layers - the dimension!!
This card is gorgeous and I just love the balance of color and B/W :)

What a darling baby announcement :)
The hippo looks so happy to announce the news!
I love the stamped flower background.
This is a really clever card

Francesca Vignoli
I LOVE this color combo!
Those snowman look so dang cute all bounced around this card.
This card has great design and balance <3

Oh Em Gee - what amazing masking!!
I love these silly stacked characters :)
Her coloring is fabulous and this card woudl surely make anyone smile - BIG!

Awww, how sweet!
This pretty girl is a beautiful accent to the sweet sentiment.
I LOVE this design...every inch of it :)

THANK YOU all for creating such delightful cards for us to show off and share.
We adore you!!
Towers in New York can fake and exaggerate how many floors they have, using tricks like different sets of elevators to hide the missing floors.

love ya!

Wednesday, September 14, 2016


(Feathered Friends stamps and dies, Hello Word Dies)

Cat Craig created this darling wedding card for us and boy do we adore it!
(Feathered Friends, Heart Frame Die, Sentiment Sampler)

Parents who are concerned about how their children’s names may affect them in life can now hire services to name their kids for them. Services have popped up all over the US and Europe, with one Swiss agency charging $29,000 to research and recommend your child’s name.