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:

Michelle said...

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

Laurel said...

How fun! I love it!

wendipooh13 said...

love your chalkboard look!!

Kathy said...

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

yyam said...

Cool. Love the chalkboard effect.

Tracey said...

Fabulous...I love the chalk board effect!

Unknown said...

Love ÿour design!

June Houck said...

A beautiful chalkboard card, Amy!

jessica said...

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

Sylvia said...

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!

Michelle said...

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

lenny said...

Very pretty!! Love the chalkboard!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

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

Debbie said...

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!!

Tina M said...

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!!

Teresa Kline said...

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

enjoy *~*

Karen Letchworth said...

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

danni reid. said...

this is amazing!

Kelly Griglione said...

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

Katie Ann Brooks said...

This is sweet, you created true to their name!

Anonymous said...

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

Unknown said...

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

Regina Easter said...

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

Karen Oliver said...

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

Maria said...

Beautiful chalkboard technique!:-)

Donna K said...

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

TesaB said...

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

Ashley Horton said...

Awesome Amy!! Loving the chalkboard look!

Jinny Newlin said...

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

Rose said...

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

Unknown said...

That looks awesome!

~Emily
resinjewelry.blogspot.com

Lisa Arana said...

this is the coolest card EVAH!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

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"

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

love the contrast you got with white...

Jill Norwood said...

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