Thursday, August 1, 2013

Paper Sweeties 1st Birthday Celebration and Blog Hop!



Hello and Welcome to the Paper Sweeties 1st Birthday Celebration and Blog Hop!


You should have arrived here from the spectacular Jinny Newlin's blog


If not, you'll want to start at the beginning of the hop which is the creator and owner of Paper Sweeties


I was thrilled when Debbie asked if I wanted to be part of her birthday celebration!

Paper Sweeties stamps, are oh-so-SWEET!

Here's how I was inspired:


I super love the chalkboard technique!  This uses a smidge of masking and lots of messy white ink!

I used 2 Paper Sweeties sets:



and




Next up is Teresa Kline at


Paper Sweeties will be giving away the ENTIRE AUGUST RELEASE to one lucky person in August -- there will be five sets released = $50 retail value!  

Paper Sweeties has lots of variety in their line -- paper dolls, outfits, sentiments, accessories and bundles to save money! 

What you have to do to be eligible for the prize:



Follow the Paper Sweeties blog

Like and Share on Paper Sweeties Facebook Fan Page

Comment on any August blog post - let us know you follow the Paper Sweeties blog and Fan Page

Paper Sweeties will be attending the Creating Keepsakes Convention in Charlotte, NC August 15th - 17th


Here's the hop listing for today:











35 comments:

  1. This is super-cute! I love the chalkboard look. Yours is pretty awesome.

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  2. Amy, this is fabulous! I love the chalkboard look, and love the "messy white ink" around the empty space...it's perfect! :)

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  3. Cool. Love the chalkboard effect.

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  4. Fabulous...I love the chalk board effect!

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  5. A beautiful chalkboard card, Amy!

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  6. how gorgeous is this Amy! Great stamp sets and love the CAS chalkboard design!!
    Awesome job!!!

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  7. What a great card, Amy, love all the flowers done to look like chalkboard! Your technique is fabulous! So hope you have a fabulous Friday!

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  8. I love the chalk board theme...super fun!!!

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  9. Very pretty!! Love the chalkboard!!

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  10. Love love love love this!!! LOVING that chalkboard and those swirlies are fabby!!!!

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  11. Love, love ... LOVE this chalkboard effect celebration card, Amy! How absolutely clever and fun! Thanks so much for joining our 1st Birthday Designer's Hop!!

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  12. Chalkboard is all the rage...it's such a great look! I am in awe of your "outside the box" thinking...great unique way to use the flower stamp. What a fun card!!

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  13. this is totally adorable...luv the chalkboard...sweeeet!

    enjoy *~*

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  14. Just darling, Amy. I love the chalkboard technique too. Just spent a small fortune on new inks to play with!
    Thanks for sharing your talents in the hop. Have a great day.
    Karen

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  15. Amy, amy, amy, I LOVE this!! What a great effect, and so fun too! Love all your masked spirals!

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  16. This is sweet, you created true to their name!

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  17. So sweet!! I love the blackboard look :-)

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  18. I love the chalkboard look. How darling! Paper Sweeties sure does have some adorable stuff!
    Sierra

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  19. hey girlie........so love the chalkboard look...you rock...

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  20. I love the chalkboard technique - something I am yet to try. You do it so perfectly.

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  21. Beautiful chalkboard technique!:-)

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  22. Love your card, Amy! I'm also a lover of chalkboard technique! Very "SWEET" creation!
    ~Donna K

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  23. This card is sooooo awesome! FAB chalkboard look and love the masking, gives such depth!!!

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  24. Awesome Amy!! Loving the chalkboard look!

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  25. So, stinkin' fun, Amy! LOVE that little chalkboard, and the stacked blooms are absolutely fabulous!

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  26. such a striking card!! love the white on blackboard :)

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  27. That looks awesome!

    ~Emily
    resinjewelry.blogspot.com

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  28. The chalkboard technique is quite popular. Your creation is great. It stands out wnderfully w/ dimension. I created a card using an embossed background on black cardstock & white ink.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  29. love the contrast you got with white...

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  30. Love your chalkboard card and the way you used the rose flower! So fun and clever!!!!

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Cheers,
~amy~