Thursday, August 29, 2013

Paper Smooches Pep Rally–September New Release!!


Well, hello!

It's Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the Paper Smooches September stamp release with you!  FOUR new stamps and EIGHT new dies will be available for purchase at 12:01 AM (EDT) on September 1st.  You will find them HERE (when they’re released.)

To add extra fun to our blog hop, we are offering up a prize!  Just leave a comment on any of the eight design team blogs listed below for your chance to win one of our new stamp sets!  (You do not need to comment on all blogs to qualify.)  You have until 12:00 AM (MDT) on Friday, August 30th to leave a comment.  Please check all design team blogs on Saturday, August 31st to see if you are one of the EIGHT lucky winners.

Emily Leiphart
Heidi Van Laar
Kalyn Kepner
Karolyn Loncon
Kim Kesti
Laura Bassen
Laurie Schmidlin
Teri Anderson

To increase your chances of winning, you should:
1. Leave a comment on this blog post;
2. Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop;
3. Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop; and/or
4. Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop.
(Which means that you have up to four chances to win on each blog!)

Karolyn - Blog Hop Free Spirits Stamps
(Click on photo to enlarge.)

My project features the new stamp set and coordinating dies called Free Spirits.  It’s a set that has a gajillion fun icons and images for the drinker in your life!  LOL  I see some amazing possibilities with this stamp set and it’s coordinating dies – it actually has two sets of dies that go with it or coordinate:  Drink Glasses Wise Dies and Free Spirits Icons Wise Dies.  Oh and a Wine Tag Wise Die that will be super fun and useful for gift giving during the holidays or any special occasion!!

I was inspired to make a shaker card similar to an uber clever card that JJ Bolton made for one of her Gallery Idol projects a few years ago.  You can find her tutorial HERE.  So basically there are two duplicate “wells” – one is empty, and one is filled with microbeads that spill into the glass when you turn it upside down and right side up again.  This was so fun to make!  Here’s a close up shot:

Karolyn - Blog Hop Free Spirits Stamps Close Up
(Click on photo to enlarge.)

If you need additional information, or have any questions about how I made this, don’t hesitate to email me!  I’d be happy to give you more in depth details.  But JJ’s tutorial is really helpful, too!

I’ll be back in an hour with the latest (and my last as a team member) CAS(E) This Sketch Challenge!  Thanks for stopping by and happy hopping!


PRODUCTS USED:
STAMPS:  Free Spirits (Paper Smooches)
INK:  Jet Black StazOn (Tsukineko)
PAPER:  The Good Life 6 x 6 DP (Fancy Pants)
OTHER:  Free Spirits Icons Wise Dies (Paper Smooches), Purple Plum Baker’s Twine (Divine Twine), Purple Micro Beads (Martha Stewart Crafts), Scallop Edge Punch (Stampin’ Up!), Black Polka Dot Washi Tape (my stash)


135 comments:

Annette Allen said...

oh my that is so totally awesome.. love how you added those little beads.. love it

snappy scrappy said...

Super cute, love the shaker beads!!

Amy McCue said...

What a clever and cute shaker card!

Piali Biswas said...

Super fun card!! Love how you made it a shaker...love the sentiment too!!

Elena said...

So beautiful! Love the shaker idea!

Trisha Klowak said...

This is such a cute card!! I love the little drink dies...so cute :)

Amy Pjura said...

i'm a wine-o myself - so i absolutely love this card and set!

Sus said...

I love it! You had me at merlot! :) I love the micro beads making up the wine. What a cool card!

Kristen V said...

I love, love the colors. Wonderful card!

Kristie Goulet said...

I LOVE this! Such a fun interactive card!

dani.beckman said...

WAY TOO CUTE!!! You had me at merlot! For those of us who love a glass of wine, this will make the cutest cards. Thanks for the opportunity to win a stamp set... I don't have them at my LSS and would love to play with some!

Jamie said...

Fabulous card Karolyn!! Love the sentiment;)

erin lee creative said...

This is so incredibly FABULOUS! I love the purple and black and white colors you used and this stamp set is adorable from what I can see so far.

Lynn Reloza said...

What a cute shaker card. I love it! Usually the shaker part is really big on the card but this one is so darn cute and clever.

guilinger2 said...

This is an awesome card! I'm so very excited about this set. Cocktails are a fun part of my ladies group!

JanLee said...

Love your card! The wine and wineglass are fantastic!

Kailash said...

Gorgeous design using the shaker technique, love the pretty colors too!!

Kailash said...

I shared on Facebook too!!!

Heidi Brawley said...

OMG your card is soooo Adorable!!! Love the sentiment too!! What fun beads too!

Pamela said...

Love this card! I love the purple beads and having the wine "pouring" into the glass!

Kathy H said...

Great job coloring the wine! I love the sentiment.

Kelly Braund said...

So cute! Great idea to use a shaker card with this!

Kelly Braund said...

Posted on facebook

Kelly Braund said...

Tweeted

Kelly Braund said...

Posted on my blog

Sabine said...

Totally fun! Love the colors that you used! :)

Rachel W K said...

love that sentiment!! what a great idea with those little beads!
-Rachel w k
rwkrafts.com

Lisa Petrella said...

Lovin' this super fun and clever shaker card, Karolyn!!!!

Velvet Pearson said...

I love the little shaker glass and the awesome punny sentiment.

Mary-Anne V said...

What a cute idea! Love the shaker card using microbeads.

Mary-Anne V said...

Posted on FB.

Mary-Anne V said...

Posted on my blog (Flickr).

mrscuddlytiger said...

what an awesome idea with the shaker component! I must try this. Thanks!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

fabulous card!

Mary said...

I have to try to make one of these shakers. Thanks for the inspiration!

Cynthia Xavier said...

Purple and black - love it. Nice touch with the beads in the glass!

Jessica said...

what a fun card! love the shaker detail!!! so super cute! :)

Jessica said...

I shared the fun hop on facebook! :)

Kelly Szafron said...

Fantastic shaker card!

landerson213 said...

So so cute! I love that it's a shaker card and the bottle looks like it's pouring into the glass! LOL! :)

Lauren

sillygirl said...

Very clever adult card!

Lizzie T a/k/a Wifelady said...

WOW! Using those microbeads is genius! What a great and fun card!

Dana said...

This is a card that is right up my alley. Brilliant.

Tracy said...

I don't drink but I love the little glass with the beads. That is so awesome. Since purple is my favorite color I am in love. Thanks for sharing.

Jessica Strider said...

Now that is an awesome card. So the beads pour into the glass?! Cool. Cute sentiment too. Looks like a fun set. :D

Stacy Kay Brais said...

Love it! What a great idea to make it a shaker card ;)

marylouh said...

this set does work well into a shaker card. The new stamp set are great. Have several on my "must have" list. Love the card - Happy New Year here I come.

Tracy said...

Love this card especially the purple. I wish all drinks were this color.

Tracy said...

I posted the HOP on Facebook

Tracy said...

I Blogged the HOP

Veronica Z said...

This made me smile!! I love it Karolyn!

Miriam Prantner said...

What a great card! I love those tiny little shaker pieces!

Miriam Prantner said...

Shared about the hop on FB

Miriam Prantner said...

I tweeted about the hop too: https://twitter.com/MiriamPrantner/status/373155654774431744

Jenny said...

That's one clever share card you made there!!! Great idea for these stamps and dies.... This set looks fabulous :0)
Jenny x

marylouh said...

I shared on FB

Barb Ghig said...

I love how you created a shaker card and the color combo is gorgeous! Very clever and very pretty card, Karolyn!

Pam W Merwin said...

Love the color combination and how creative to make a shaker card with the wine glass :)

{VICKI} said...

LOVE the beads!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Fabulous idea for a shaker box. Love the colors too. TFS

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

I shared on FB

Kathy said...

Just love this card. I know the perfect person to send a card with these stamps on it! Thanks.

Chris D. said...

OMGosh! Such a fun card and so clever! Thanks for the like to JJ's tutorial - I'll have to try this myself!

Chris D. said...

I shared on Facebook!

Chris D. said...

I've also blogged about the hop!

http://chrispyscreations.blogspot.com/2013/08/guess-what.html

Stephanie R/S said...

Awesome card luv the colors

Suzy said...

What a cool shaker card! I love the drinks (and could use one.. HA!) Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win! :)
Suzanne suzy28024@gmail.com

Katie Ann Brooks said...

LOVE your microbeads, awesome card!

Katie Ann Brooks said...

I FBed about this.

syd said...

The wine bottle, glass, and phrase are an absolute MUST HAVE for me!! Great idea.

Iris said...

Love the lavender, black and white color combo and the little shaker glass.

Iris said...

Posted the hop on my blog
http://theirisplace.blogspot.com

Iris said...

shared on Facebook

Lynne in NI said...

Ohhh what a clever card, LOVIN the bubbles in your wine!!

Shona Chambers said...

Wow, the microbeads look amazing, what a fantastic idea!!

Cristine said...

Ok, this card is amazing! I love the sentiment and how you created the wine glass. So clever!

karenelr said...

Karolyn, how awesome! I love how you used a partially die on the glass and the little beads in the glass! I love your creativity!

BeverlyBL said...

I love this. So cute. So clever. I'm for sure giving this one a go. Can't wait. Thanks for the link, too.

Kristen said...

The colors and polka dots and shaker beads - oh my!! Luv your card. :)

Kim S said...

I LOVE this!! A miniature shaker - it's so cute!

Judy Tuck said...

Wow what a great shaker card! Love that wine glass!

The Paper Parade said...

I'm loving the sentiment and the cool purple beads in the glass! Great card :)

Malini C. said...

oh wow!!!! love the shaker card!!!! very cool idea to make it look bubbly :)

Larissa Heskett said...

Wow!! Such Awesome Inspiration!! THANKS for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! ;)

Larissa Heskett said...

Wow!! Such Awesome Inspiration!! THANKS for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! ;)

craftymadre.com said...

THAT IS SO COOL!!! I'd love to see it "in action". What a great, extra fabulous card (I loved it even before reading about the glass filling trick).

Scrapfaire said...

Can I just say...me to! LOVE IT!

Jill said...

This looks like such a crafty clever card you made here! Super fun for the glasses! :)

Lyndal said...

LOL FABULOUS shaker glass Karolyn!!! Can't wait to see the whole release!

Lyndal said...

I've blogged about the hop here too - http://lyndalhiggins.blogspot.com.au/2013/08/ps-you-make-my-heart-melt.html

Sandra said...

what fun images and sayings.
Sandra ltb

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

What a fun card! I'll check out the tutorial too! And I love your use if the word "gajillion", btw. - Lol!

Moosisk said...

WOW! What a clever gal you are! That little shaker glass is FAB. :D

Robin B. said...

Awesome card,I love the pop of purple and the shaker glass! Thanks for the inspiration.

Janet Zeppa said...

How clever are you!!! Love it!

Colleen said...

I just love your card, it is so cool!

Sue D said...

very clever to make this a shaker card.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

pcm said...

OMG! LOVE that sentiment!

simplycaffeinated said...

This card is a knock out! WOW!

Dixie Cochran said...

That's a clever card design. Beautiful!

cghundley said...

Fun card and the
colors are perfect!
Carla from Utah

justasiam said...

I love the addition of the colour purple. You've really rocked it!

Barb Wagar said...

This was such a clever card! I love the technique and the ingenious way of using the tini ball beads to fill in the wine glass! Super Terrific! I've posted this on Pinterest!!!

http://pinterest.com/pin/142918988148013478/

lori said...

what a great card! Love it! Thanks for sharing!

Gilu J said...

That purple makes the card so pretty and so alive.

Gilu J said...

I put a post up on facebook about the blog hop

Gilu J said...

I tweeted about the blog hop

Gilu J said...

I blogged about the blog hop

~amy~ said...

Awesome card...I love that it is a shaker! Genius.

Tracy Ercole said...

Hehe, love it!

Charyl Hodges said...

I like your card. It reminded me of my t-shirt which states ... you had me a MEOW.

Terri said...

Cutest card, EVER! Love the beads in the wineglass...how stinkin' clever are you?!

Miss ya much...is it September yet?

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

I posted on Facebook yesterday! https://www.facebook.com/valerie.kleinward

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

I tweeted yesterday! I tweeted! https://twitter.com/ValByDesign/status/373098643907043329

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

I posted on my blog yesterday about the new releases and the Hop! http://valbydesign.com/dancing-critters-on-thehappy-birthday-card/

Starrifyx said...

Oh, my, God. That is AMAZING!!! :O
*continues to stare at card* XD
I also tweeted: https://twitter.com/Starrifyx/status/373453075672875008 :)

Message Keeper said...

Gorgeous shaker card! Love that wine glass with beads!

Message Keeper said...

I have this blog hop resident at my blog sidebar!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

Oh, Karolyn!!! This is super cute! I don't like wine or alcohol in general... but this is super clever! LOVE how you've created the shaker!!! YOU ROCK! And you've inspired me to buy this set! LOVE LOVE LOVE:)

Carol Perry said...

Love your card and shaker beads. This set and dies look like alot of fun to play with.

Alycia said...

Must try this tutorial! So stinkin' cute!!

Sheri said...

That is so adorable. Love the "fizzy" beads. I need to try this.

Avril Tanner said...

So pretty! I love how you filled the wine glass!

Aida said...

I love what you did with that card!! Thanks for sharing and the chance!

Aida said...

I sooo facebook about this!

Aida said...

I soooo tweeted about this!

Aida said...

And the blog hop is on my blog!!

Brandi Beyer said...

I have yet to make a card like this (with the window and beads inside), but I can't wait to do so. I love the idea. Thanks for more inspiration.

Houses Built of Cards said...

So cute! LOVE the color combo - and the micro-beads in the glass are genius!!!

housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com
www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

Tiffany G said...

Oh my goodness!! Super cute shaker card!! This set looks fun!!

Tiffany G said...

I facebooked about the hop!!

Tiffany G said...

I also tweeted about the hop!!

Melissa said...

Incredible card!

Sharla said...

Love the colors and the beads in the glass so clever!

Crafty Math Chick said...

You are so brave to work with microbeads - when I do, they go EVERYWHERE! REALLY cute effect though!

 
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