Thursday, March 24, 2016

Paper Smooches March 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 #165. Thanks! =)

It's Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches APRIL 2016 release with you! TWO new stamp set and FIVE new dies will be available for purchase at 8:00pm Pacific Time on March 31st. 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, March27th to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paper Smooches Blog on Monday, March 28th to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.
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 new Lattice dies. This is such a classic and versatile pattern!


After die cutting all the pieces with watercolor paper, I colored them with Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolor.


The sentiment is cut using the Thanks Word 2 die and is colored with watercolor as well.

That's all I have. Don't forget to hop with us and leave comments along the way for a chance to win! =)

Have a beautiful day and thanks for stopping by!


Affiliate links are used in some cases! =)
supplies:
cardstock: (Rustic White) Papertrey Ink, (white watercolor) Strathmore Artist Papers
color medium: (Gansai Tambi watercolor) Kuretake ZIG
dies: (Lattice, Thanks Words 2) Paper Smooches
tool: (die-cut machine) Provo Craft
other: (foam tape) 3M
card size: 3 1/2" x 5 3/8"

94 comments:

Cindy H. said...

Pretty card! Love the soft colors and your arrangement of the pattern pieces.

Lizzy Smith said...

This is a beautiful card, love the colors. You are the CAS queen! I've only used DI to watercolor so far but am loving the technique and have been curious about other paints available. Maybe I'll take a peek at these. Love that die btw. TFS

Merlina Hadi said...

Stunning card.

Hugs,
Merlina
http://mycraftingstories.blogspot.com

Susan Lang said...

What a clever idea. Great card.

Elise Smith said...

This is such a pretty die and I love how you creatively used it. The soft rainbow colors are gorgeous!

Lisa K said...

Such a pretty card! I like that you watercolored the die cut.

Michelle said...

Beautifully watercolored!

Linda Meunier said...

Your card is beautiful!

Virginia Lu said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS, Alice!! Love your rainbow rendition with this new PS die!

ilovestamping said...

This is lovely!

ilovestamping said...

I tweeted about this hop. @ziapuetti

donna mikasa said...

So pretty--love the rainbow colors! I foresee a lattice die in my shopping cart....

Karen B. said...

Such a clever and beautiful way to use this die! Awesome card.

Stir Your Creativity said...

Such a clever way of using the die cut. Beautiful colors.

cghundley said...

Liked and
shared on FB.
Carla from Utah

cghundley said...

How cool looking
and loving the
colors!
Carla from Utah

karen h said...

Awesome card; love the way you cut the die and sprinkled it around the card.

Doudou said...

Beautiful card! Lovely colors

Janet D. said...

So pretty! Love your color profile.

Loly Borda said...

Lovely card! I love how you colored and arrange the die cuts. TFS and for the chance to win!

Carol McGregor said...

Awesome card. Love the colors and what you did with the die.
Thanks for sharing.

canadian_liner said...

The cut-apart die makes such lovely flowers! Even more lovely with your soft rainbow watercolouring. Superb !

Yolanda Garrido said...

What a cute card! Your colouring is stunning!!!

TracyM #6773 said...

DELIGHTFUL card Alice!!!
LOVE your watercolour lattice, LOVE how you cut away portions to create your MAGICAL background and left some of the negative bits inlaid too!!!

TracyM #6773 said...

I shared about the Blog Hop on Facebook with my crafty friends :)
https://www.facebook.com/tracy.moloney.71/posts/1264711940223847

TracyM #6773 said...

I tweeted about the Blog Hop :)
https://twitter.com/TracyM6773/status/712999994731532288

TracyM #6773 said...

I shared about the Blog Hop on my blog :)
http://tracyscraftyadventures.blogspot.com.au/2016/03/its-time-to-hop-on-over-to-paper.html

Bad Kitty said...

wonderful card!
Bad Kitty's Craftroom
>^.^<
Fiki

Pam said...

Love how you colored and arranged the die cut pieces!!

kristinasartcorner said...

Beautiful card with Beautiful colors.New die is just georgeus.Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win!

kristinasartcorner said...

I published on my FB page about your blog hop.Tina Pavlovic

I Card Everyone said...

You rocked this die, Alice!!
=]

Barb said...

Great color card!

Judie said...

That lattice die is super versatile. Gorgeous card!

Amy said...

i love the gradient of colors!

mtscrapgal said...

Love the water colored lattice die cuts. Terrific card.

Marji Franklin said...

What a neat card! So pretty

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Cute card! Love the lattice - looks fun!

Denise Fonda said...

I love the new lattice die. Your color choices are great!

Rebecca Yahrling said...

I facebooked about the blog hop. :-)

Iris Esther Lopez said...

Very nice card. Love the colors.

Iris Esther Lopez said...

I facebooked about the blog hop.

Iris Esther Lopez said...

I tweeted about the blog hop.

Andrea1702 said...

Love the rainbow color.

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pcm said...

love this!

Renee M said...

Very pretty and I really like your coloring!

Sue D said...

Love how you used this lattice die and the colors.

Brandi R said...

What a pretty card! Love the colors ♥

funkycrafter said...

great card. bookmarked for inspiration.

LC said...

Beautiful rainbow watercolor background! I'm loving the lattice die! I can already envision lots of great ways to use this.

Angeline Choo said...

So pretty! I LOVE how you mixed the colors so well.

Lynne in NI said...

Gorgeous card, I love that lattice die!

Carol McCready said...

Love your card.

Debra Rumpza said...

Very cute card!

Marilyn said...

Cute! Love the clever way you used the die.

Debra Rumpza said...

Sharing this post on Facebook!

Tina H said...

Very cool background! Love the colors and simplicity! Awesome :)

Jill said...

Oh sugar snaps, Alice! I am loving that die! Dang you!! :) :)

Unknown said...

I have this THANKS die, I am not use it yet! But it's perfect! Thank you for inspiring me. LENNY TUCKER

Christine Canfield said...

so colorful!

Pat R said...

Such an eye-catching card with these soft watercolors...and wow to the clever design!

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful colors! Love what you did with that awesome lattice die!

Mary Holshouser said...

this is wonderful.
Love the color combination.
thanks for sharing

D- said...

I loVe, loVe, loVe the design you created with all the lattice die pieces. What a wonderful thank you card. Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,
Dawn
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

SmilynStef said...

I love the very clever way you used that die

McStamper said...

What a great use of the die. Love the card.

Katie Ann Brooks said...

such a fun creation!

Tona said...

Simply wonderful card!

Judy said...

Beautiful card! Love your ombre colors on the lattice design. Thanks for sharing.

Leanne said...

SO beautiful...love what you did with the die.

Eva said...

I love the color and desing! Great card!!! ;)

Maureen Reiss said...

Wow!!! Really Beautiful and colorful card!!

Ria Montefalcon said...

Love the coloring and background diecut dies, beautiful as always

Mary-Anne V said...

Love how you used this new lattice die! so pretty.

Mary-Anne V said...

Posted on my blog/Flickr account https://www.flickr.com/photos/74238397@N06/25782299570/

Gail said...

Very beautiful card! TFS

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Love all of that beautiful color. Awesome card. TFS

Denise Bryant said...

Facebooked about the hop!

Milka Gubo said...

WOW!!! As always, your card is STUNNING, Alice!!! Loooove it! :o) hugs

Amante del Papel said...

so amazing and stunning card, lovely!

3 Happy Crafters said...

What a fun and unique way to use a lattice die, and your water coloring is beautiful!

3 Happy Crafters said...

Posted on FB!

3 Happy Crafters said...

Tweeted!

Carolee McCaslin said...

Great fun and colorful card!!! Love it:)

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

Love what you did with that lattice. So pretty!

Mary-Anne V said...

Posted on FB about the hop.

Amy C. said...

Fun and colorful!

Amy C. said...

I shared on FB.

Amy C. said...

I tweeted the hop (@acools)

Larissa Heskett said...

Beautiful Card!! I LOVE the Design!! ;)

karenelr said...

I love the thickness of the items on the card--very fun the way you've arranged it!

mandalj said...

Fabulous card - love the way the inner pieces are falling from the lattice!

mandalj said...

I’ve shared the hop on FB (not.amanda)

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