Thursday, July 30, 2015

Paper Smooches Blog Hop

This is my second post of the day. Please click here or scroll down to see my post for CAS(E) This Sketch #134. Thanks! =)

It's Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches AUGUST release with you! FOUR new stamps and EIGHT new dies will be available to purchase on JULY 31ST at 8:00pm Pacific Time. Once our release goes live, you will find our new products 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 chances.)
  • Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Sunday, August 4th to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paper Smooches Blog on Monday, August 5th to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.
Emily is taking a small hiatus to care for different things in her life. Kathy Racoosin is filling in for her. We are so excited to have Kathy join us in August!

Alice Wertz ----- That's me! =)

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!)

Without further ado, here is my card for the blog hop.


I got to play with the super fun Alfresco set.


Mr. Hot Grill is stamped with Antique Linen Distress Ink, colored with Copic markers then die cut using one of the new coordinating Alfresco Icons Dies.


The card base is stamped with some of the accessary stamps included in the Alfresco set in Antique Linen Distress Ink and colored with Copic markers. The sentiment is also from the Alfresco set.

That's all from me. You can find the next stop from the links above and don't forget to leave comments along the way for more chances to win! =)

Have fun hopping and thanks for stopping by!


Affiliate links are used in some cases! =)
supplies:
cardstock: (Rustic White, vellum) Papertrey Ink
clear stamps: (Alfresco) Paper Smooches
dye ink: (Antique Linen) Ranger Industries
hybrid ink: (Chocolate Brown) My Favorite Things
fiber: (white crochet thread) DMC
other: (foam tape) 3M
Copics used:
Mr. Hot Grill: C1, C00, 0, R37, R08, R24, R14
watermelons: YG25, YG03, YG01, YG00, R05, R14, R43
mustard & catchup bottles: Y38, Y17, Y15, R08, YR68, R05, R14
steaks: R20, R30, R00, E08, R08, R05, R14
salt & pepper shakers: BG23, BG32, BG11, C5, C3, C1, C00
skewers:
mushrooms: E43, E42, E41, E40
pepper: G28, YG17, YG25
shrimp: R05, YR04, YR12, E95, E93, YR000
pineapple: Y18, Y08, Y04
tomato: YR18, R05, R14
onion: RV55, RV63, V000, RV0000
potato: Y26, Y21, Y23
card size: 3 5/8" x 5 1/8"

196 comments:

Susan Lang said...

Thanks for giving all the copic color numbers. Your card is just adorable. Love the vellum overlay.

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

LOve the vellum overlay

Mary W said...

Using velum over such deep colors just gave me a great idea to try for a Christmas card. Thanks for the inspiration.

craftygal1 said...

Love the overlay and colorful card!

Joy Moody said...

I shared on Facebook and my blog thanks for sharing your cute card love the vellum and the chance to win!

Barb said...

WHAT A DARLING SET. PERFECT FOR SUMMER and entertaining. Love it! Great Card!

Kathy H said...

Love these BBQ images!

Jana said...

Ha! So cute

cm said...

Cute, yet classy! Your card is brimming with fun! Your background paper, the vellum, the little grill...a delightful showcase in every way!
~carol

I Card Everyone said...

I cannot believe my eyes, Alice - you've created the most adorable designer paper I've seen in ages!!! Please ask Kim to produce this for the rest of us? JUst so adorable from squeeze bottle to punny sentiment!
=] Michele

Melanie Mallek said...

Thumbs up to a sup'a cute card! The vellum overlay is a great touch! Awesome stamp set Paper Smooches!

Debbie Lou said...

Such a fun card with the vellum layer and the
fun new sentiments :)

Scrapthat said...

SO stinkin' cute!! TFS

Julie L. said...

Great detail and love the sentiment! Adorable!

Angel said...

How FUN is this?! Love the images and your coloring!

Sonya said...

Looks like such a fun stamp set to work with!

jan metcalf said...

I like the coloring with antique linen! Have to give this a try!

Diane Jaquay said...

OMG this totally cracks me up lol! Beautiful coloring as always, outstanding card!!!

Shirley said...

Love vellum, oh, and PS products as well. Your card is awesome.

Larissa Heskett said...

LOVE This SUPER FUN Design and the Coloring you did!! WOWOWOWOWOW!! SQUEAL!! SO EXCITED for the New Release!! =) THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

~ Connie said...

What an adorable card. Love how you used vellum and thanks for sharing the Copic colors.

Amy Seigler said...

Super cute card!! Love the sentiments!

Lady Fair said...

Very cute card, love your Copic coloring!

Tasha Freeman said...

Awesome card! That was a lot of coloring...wow!

Mary Holshouser said...

this is so cute.
I had to smile when I saw it.
thanks for sharing.

sunnee63 said...

THAT is ADORABLE!!!

Janet Lech-Picado said...

the copic coloring is awesome and the vellum overlay adds nice subtleness to the background.

Peggy Pride said...

So cute and clever. thanks!

Beth H. said...

Love that sentiment! Your coloring is fantastic! And I like how you used vellum to soften the background.

Jill said...

"S'up"er cute card, Alice!

Preacherwife said...

I really like using vellum and look forward to new ways to use it. Thanks

Debbie Selby said...

The background looks amazing. I thought it was patterned paper. Looks like another great release is shaping up

Satori said...

Cute card! Love your handmade background with the vellum over top!

Sue D. said...

That must have taken you awhile to color the background but it looks great. What a fun, colorful card you have created!

Kerry Urbatch said...

Awww SO CUTE! I think there's a crab in that pot! What a fun and whimsical swoosh over the pot. Love the way you colored it. Thanks for the inspiration! I've pinned your card and promoted your hop on Pinterest. :)

Anne-Mette List said...

Beautiful card og a superior way to use the fantastic stampset!

Robyn G said...

Love the bright colors and your Copic coloring is awesome! That pot with the eyes cracks me up!~

Kathie B said...

What a great card...so cheerful, colorful, and outside-the-box! I'm looking forward to seeing the full release tomorrow...

Marty B said...

This is such a fun card & just love the sentiment!

Lynndee Georganas said...

What a fun card! That sentiment is just a hoot! And as always your copic coloring is AMAZING! Thanks for sharing!

Laura said...

Oh my gosh, how cute is that grill with those nig eyes?!! Also love the vellum overlay! What a happy card...thanks for sharing!!

bryansgyrl said...

Oh. My. Goodness. LOVE LOVE LOVE everything about this card!

Lisa K said...

Cute, cute, cute! You BBQ is so cute with the flames.

Jung A said...

love your card! love the no line coloring and the sentiment!

Crystal said...

Great card! Love your wonderful background. Thanks for sharing.

Karen D said...

That card is so adorable and fun...everything summer is!!!!

BunnyD said...

WOW! Amazing talent! I thought that was patterned paper. What a great card.

Molly Burkey said...

Such a fun card! Love it!

clavell said...

Great background work!!! Cute card and sentiment.

Mary-Anne V said...

Such a fun image and great card.

Nana Griffin said...

A lovely card and I like the use of the vellum.

Marybeth said...

So sweet and I love the vellum!

Sabrina said...

Such a cute card!!

Hoosier said...

Clever play on words and I like your bright stamped background.

Stacy Breidenbach said...

Super fun and love the stamped background!

Stephanie said...

Wow, at first I thought that your background was a printed cardstock. You sure took time to color all those objects. Your card is real cute.

Scrapbooking Pat said...

I love that saying; that's exactly how I roll. Your card is great. And TY for letting me share on Google plus and fb.

Zarah said...

Haha! That is so much fun - and so cute! :D

gardener said...

Very cute and always like seeing vellum used.

gardener said...

Very cute and always like seeing vellum used.

cghundley said...

Terrific looking card,
great use of the velum.
Carla from Utah

cghundley said...

Liked and shared
on FB page!
Carla from Utah

acons said...

So cute! Love your vibrant coloring and the vellum overlay for your focal.

Kialaya said...

I really like how you used vellum to tone down the card and make the center pop. Thanks for the possibility of the price.

Jean said...

Such a fun card!

Kelly B. said...

So cute!

cropmom66 said...

I LOVE this card! It is adorable!!

Vikki Hein, southern Oregon said...

great inspiration - what a silly character!

Nikki C said...

How much fun is this for summer BBQ's

Bad Kitty said...

great card
hugs

Mendi Yoshikawa said...

Oh my goodness! I love the no line coloring--It's such a fun look! It's the second time I've seen a fun card using it this week and I think it's time that I finally break down and try it too. Your card is amazing! :)

nancylee said...

So stinkin' cute, I need tha that Alfresco set!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the use of the vellum. Especially like the string that adds to the dimension of the setting.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Bob said...

Tooooo cute!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Posted on my blog about the PS Jul Blog Hop. Provided a PS link for people to check out. Here's my blog post:
http://createdbysunshinehoneybee.blogspot.com/2015/07/paper-smooches-july-blog-hop.html
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Mary-Anne V said...

I posted on FB about this release

Ann Kulseth said...

fun card and fun bloghop. :)

Kiwi said...

Very cute card!

Fiona Dickinson said...

Your colouring is amazing!

Sue D said...

How fun--I like the eyes on the grill.

Jodie Stoddard said...

Love the card and choices of colors. Super cute.

Charyl Hodges said...

I love the sentiment. Very cute card :)

Irene Grau said...

Too clever! Love the layout.

Michelle Adams said...

Love you grill card

Sue McRae said...

Such a fun card, made me giggle!

cma21317 said...

Love the puns!!!!!!!!! Cute card

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Super cute card!

Alexandra Pellerin said...

sup grill-friend :) so cute!!!

Kathy M said...

Cute card and love the colors

McStamper said...

What a cute "punny" card!

artjunkie said...

What a great summer time card. Thanks for the opportunity to win. Shannon

Mary-Anne V said...

I posted on my blog/ Flickr account https://www.flickr.com/photos/74238397@N06/19958361870

Jeri said...

Oh gosh, this is so darn cute. Love the pun!

mtscrapgal said...

I like the facial expressions included in the Paper Smooches images. Very cute card. Thanks

Linda Rubarski said...

What a fun card.

Flo said...

Love your vibrant colored coloring without the dark outline. It's so cute too.

Ann Horn said...

Love your coloring and that you gave up the cops that you used on each item. Thanks a bunch

Renee M said...

So fun and cute--your coloring is terrific!

Linda S. said...

The vellum overlay on your card is a very clever idea. Thanks for sharing.

Janet D. said...

Super cute card, love the vellum!!

irisesther54 said...

What a fun card. The background you created is so cute. Fantastic coloring.

Monika Reeck said...

Alice...you are so clever using the vellum to make the backgroud look so soft
I adore this card..
how are you sweety
miss you
hugs, Monika

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

Omg, so, so adorable!!!

Brithzi said...

What a fun and super cute card. I like the touch of vellum.

idette chinlund said...

you do beautiful work :)

Martha Harris said...

Such a fun card--I love it!

Linda Meunier said...

I love this card and saying!!

Judy said...

What a cute card. Love the sentiment. Thanks for sharing.

bzyPTmom said...

Very cute card! Thanks for sharing this adorable new stamp set.

Denise Bryant said...

Cute as can be!

Hippymom83 said...

Ha! this is too adorable!

Janice said...

Your card is sooo cute!

pcm said...

wow! you are a coloring wiz!

Marlyn Rojas said...

Such a fun card! Great colors!

Kailash said...

Such a sweet card!!!

Kailash said...

Shared on Facebook too!!!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Super cute. Love your bold background and how you softened it with the velum. thanks for sharing

Judy Nowlan said...

I Facebooked about the blog hop! Love your grill card!

Sharbogast said...

This is adorable.. I love all the little kabobs.

Jennyjo88 said...

Great card…it makes me hungry!

Nancy Richards said...

What an adorable card! I love the sentiment! Thanks for sharing!

Amy C. said...

This is a cute set! Fabulous job on your card!

Amy C. said...

I shared on Twitter (@acools)

Amy C. said...

I shared on FB (Amy Maddux Cooley)

serenity6883 said...

Adorable. What great coloring.

mandalj said...

Fabulous card! Love the background and the vellum!

mandalj said...

I've shared on FB.

Indy said...

This is so cute! Love the vellum overlay!

Sharon said...

Absolutley love how you did the back ground! So Cute!

Indy said...

Just shared on Twitter. https://twitter.com/DeborahOwens8/status/626969391352016897

Indy said...

Shared on Facebook.

Brittany Tucker said...

Such a fun card! Love the use of vellum.

Carolee McCaslin said...

What a fun card!!! Excited about this new release:)

Yvonne C. said...

Super cute card, I love that sentiment.

TracyM #6773 said...

SUPER CUTE and TASTY card Alice :)
LOVE your colouring, LOVE your vellum panel too!!!

TracyM #6773 said...

I shared on Facebook about the new release DT Blog Hop and giveaways :)
https://www.facebook.com/tracy.moloney.71/posts/1125308107497565

TracyM #6773 said...

I tweeted about the new release DT Blog Hop and giveaways :)
https://twitter.com/TracyM6773/status/627047940935135232

TracyM #6773 said...

I shared about the new release DT Blog Hop and giveaways on my blog :)
http://tracyscraftyadventures.blogspot.com.au/2015/07/its-pep-rally-week-on-paper-smooches.html

Talida Ionita said...

Lovely cards!Love the overlay and colours!

Michelle said...

Oh so fun!!!! Amazing coloring!

Marcia said...

Such a fun and funny card,

Paper Therapy Ponderings said...

so very cute thanks for sharing

Barb Housner

Jan G said...

Great card. Love the bright pop of color over the velum

Michele Henderson said...

VERY funny card! Love the cute sentiment!

Cindy H. said...

Wow, your hand colored background is awesome behind the vellum and that grill just cracks me up!! Fabulous card, Alice!

albrennick said...

Love this!!

Cynthia Daugherty said...

this is a fun card and it must have been fun to make too!

Allycat said...

So adorable, love the vellum overlay what a great idea!

littlesavedgirl said...

I love it!!!!

Gail Loyola said...

Cute Contemporary card.

CraftyPaws said...

Oh my goodness, how cute is this card! I luv that sayin' too! Adorbs!

Beastybunny said...

Fantastic card! So clever. And the coloring is great!

Nicole Parmentier said...

Supercool!!!

Judy Tuck said...

Super cute card!

Kathryn S said...

This set is just adorable - the little faces you can add to the images are so much fun! Love the background stamping you did too! I've been so inspired by all the no line coloring you've shared recently - it's really made me challenge myself to try new things with my coloring, and Ive been enjoying it so much :)

Janet Mack said...

This is too cute ! I love the eyes.

Kimberly Rendino said...

Oh how I love this!!!!!! Your coloring is amazing!!!!

Teresa Doyle said...

Super sweet card Alice! Love the colours.

Carol McCready said...

Great card. Love your stamped background.

Teresa Doyle said...

Shared PS's blog Hop on my facebook wall.

Parker said...

I love the deep, richness of the background, and the vellum made it a striking card with such a whimsical center focal image. Super card, and thanks for sharing your creativity.

Laurie Brown said...

Oh so cute! Love your DIY background and the vellum is an awesome touch!!!

Sherry Butcher said...

so fun and cute. Thanks for sharing.

Melissa said...

I love the background :)

Audrey said...

Gorgeous coloring as usual! Love your card, Alice! :)

Alaska .Kris said...

Lol too funny!

Charity Chamberlain said...

Too cute!

Marianne said...

Such a fun and summery card!

Alexandra Madison said...

You colored the images of the new Alfresco stamp set beautifully!

SchnauzerCrafts Creations said...

What an awesome card! I love all of the details you added - the background, the focal image and the vellum layer. Everything coordinates beautifully to create a card that is perfect for this time of the year!

Kelsey A said...

love the eyes

Ria Montefalcon said...

Amazing coloring as always. Fun card indeed!

kathyc said...

So cute!!!! :)

Lynne in NI said...

Fab card, I love your stamped BG :)

Debra said...

Love your use of the products, design and color!

Taunya Butler said...

Love this - so super cute and your coloring is PERFECTION!!! You amaze me - every single thing I see done by you just Impresses the socks off of me!!

Barbara said...

The card is adorable and I love the no-line coloring!

Angela said...

this is a great card! I love the background paper you made!

Stephanie said...

Ooh this card really makes me smile!! Love the background with the vellum especially!! :-) Yours, Steph
www.CraftedBySteph.blogspot.com

Robin B. said...

Fantastic card!! I love the vibrant colors and fun sentiment. Thanks for sharing.

Amidokin Adephil said...
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Amidokin Adephil said...

I'm new to card making and paper crafting and all of you are so inspirational to me. I love to see so many wonderful things made with so much love and passion!
Ana Madlene

Linda said...

Oh so cute. Thanks for sharing.

Linda D.

Melanie said...

I love this new release and your card is adorable. I have the alfresco set and now need to get the dies. And need to copy your card. So cute.

Milka Gubo said...

Wiiiiiii!!!!!!!!! Super cute!!! :-D

Miriam Prantner said...

Loving that great coloring and the paper you created! The vellum is perfect too!

Miriam Prantner said...

I face booked about the hop.

Miriam Prantner said...

I tweeted about the hop: https://twitter.com/MiriamPrantner/status/627903311484743680

Anca Banca said...

I love these strong colors and velum on top. Looks fabulous.

Anca Banca said...

I love these strong colors and velum on top. Looks fabulous.

Celeste Goff said...

What a fun and adorable card!!!

Sharron said...

Such a fun card! Love your fantastic background stamping!

Judie said...

Love it! The vellum over the background is a great idea!

Brandi R said...

Wow! What an awesome card! LOVE the background you created for this super fun card! ♥

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Oh, your card is super cute!!

Sandy said...

I did not know that Distress inks could be used with Copics. Great card!

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