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A Special Tea Party with The Kraft Journal!

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Today I am sharing a tea-themed gift set she created with all the wonderful packaging options offered at The Kraft Outlet!  There are so many fun options to choose from to help make your creative visions a reality!  First, I created a birthday card by cutting a scallop shaped base using Lunch Bag Kraft Cardstock and inking the edges with cream paint to create a time-worn look.  Next I layered a white paper doilie and then a pretty little tea pot image she stamped directly onto patterned paper using the Tea For Two stamp set and then die cut using the Tea For Two Sweet Cuts die.  Next I added a sentiment banner I stamped onto Buff Ivory Cardstock using the Occasions stamp set - inking the edges with Twill paint.  I created a sweet little 'tea bag tag' by stamping the heart image onto Buff Ivory Cardstock using the Little Wishes stamp set, stamping the sentiment using the It's Tea Time stamp set, die cutting using the Beautiful Little Wishes Sweet Cuts die set and then attaching it to the tea pot using Robin Egg Baker's Twine.  Last, some Robin Egg Sequins and a pretty satin flower were added for a little pop of color at the top of the tea pot.

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I personalized the back of this card using the Hand Stamped By stamp set!

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Next, I created a sweet 'Tea For Two' tea bag set by wrapping two Berry Blossom White tea bags with a length of Baby Pink Berry Seam Binding and then creating a bow using another snipett of the Baby Pink Berry and a piece of Cake Crumbs Seam Binding.  A tag was stamped onto Buff Ivory Cardstock using the Beautiful stamp set and cut with the coordinating Beautiful Little Wishes Sweet Cuts die set, a sentiment added using the Tea For Two stamp set, a tiny tea cup and steam were stamped onto another piece of Buff Ivory Cardstock using the I'm Having a Tea Party stamp set and then this little treat was finished by adding three beautiful iridescent Bubblegum Sequins!

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I created another treat to include in this gift set by adding some Pink and White Polka Dot Washi Tape to the bottom of a Small Glassine Bag.  I die cut a doilie shape using a piece of Lunch Bag Kraft Cardstock, folded it in half and placed it over the Glassine Bag (which has a couple of Raspberry Tea Cookies placed inside).  The doilie is held in place using a Tiny Black Wooden Clothespin.  I created a pretty little nosegay using a Chipboard Office Button, a pretty satin flower and a couple of leaves cut from a piece of Burlap. To finish off this little sweet treat, I stamped a Grungy Prim Shipping Tag with a sentiment using the Join Me For Tea stamp set, added a couple of Bubblegum Sequins and then tied it onto the nosegay using a length of Robin Egg Baker's Twine onto which I tied a couple of Rusty Bells.

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I created a pretty bag to hold all of the gift set elements by adding a strip of Pink and White Stripe Washi Tape onto the bottom of a Mini Polka Dot Merchandise Bag.  Next I folded a white paper doilie over the top of the bag and added a length of Natural Burlap Ribbon which she frayed the ends to give it a shabby look.  I adhered a pretty pink tulle bow and a couple of 'leaves' I created using a Robin Egg Paper Straw.  The doilie is held in place using a glittered library clip.

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And there you have it ... a sweet treat gift set so much fun to make ... and even more fun to give and receive!   Please visit The Kraft Journal Challenge Blog to see the complete post on this gift set!

Thanks for stopping by today!  Hugs - xoxo

Inspired by:  Word Art Wednesday #129 - anything goes; Paper Sweeties Inspiration #18 - Sweet Treats; The Shabby Tea Room #215 - pastel goodness

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March *new* stamp project shares – day two!!

Hello sweeties -- ready for some more CUTE inspiration from the Sweeties Teamies today?  Before we get to peekin', I want to announce the WINNER of our recent 'comment contest' hosted on THIS post ... drum roll please ... CONGRATULATIONS:

sarina_coffin at hotmail dot com

Enjoy the peeks ... we can't wait to hear what you think of everything!

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Created using Jelly Bean Time and Baskets & Bunnies stamp sets!  Designed by Debbie Marcinkiewicz.

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Created using Jelly Bean Time stamp set!  Designed by Andrea Ewen.

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Created using Jelly Bean Time and Baskets & Bunnies stamp sets with Oatmeal Cream Seam Binding! Designed by Char Cundy.

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Created using Hippity Hoppity and Jelly Bean Time stamp sets!  Designed by Jeanne Jachna.

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Created using Hippity Hoppity, Baskets & Bunnies and Jelly Bean Time stamp sets with Paradise Aqua Mist Seam Binding!  Designed by Lori Hairston.

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Created using Hippity Hoppity and Baskets & Bunnies stamp sets!  Designed by Michelle Bala.

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Created using Hippity Hoppity, Jelly Bean Time and Baskets & Bunnies stamp sets!  Designed by Pattie Goldman.

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Created using Jake and Hippity Hoppity stamp sets!  Designed by Tammy Hobbs.

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We have a couple of places around town to get some more inspiration when using your Paper Sweeties stamp sets … we’d LOVE to see you post YOUR Sweeties projects to any of our Paper Sweeties on-line galleries:

Splitcoast Stampers Company Gallery – use keyword ‘papersweeties’ when uploading
Our March *NEW* stamp Facebook Event continues through the 16th!  Hop on over to check out the contests and giveaways … enter them all for your chance to win some free goodness from the shoppe!
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FREE SHIPPING today through March 16th … use ‘FREE SHIPPING’ coupon code at checkout to redeem your discount!
The current Paper Sweeties Sketch Inspiration #5 challenge is going on until March 31st … enter your projects based on the current sketch using any of your favorite crafty supplies for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to the shop and earn an invitation to Guest Design with the Sweeties Teamies next month!
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BREAKING NEWS ...
**PUBLICATION INCENTIVE PROGRAM now being offered at Paper Sweeties!  Do you own some Paper Sweeties stamps ... do you love to create pretty little things and share with friends ... do you submit your creations to magazine publication calls?  Well, if you do, then I have some exciting news to share with you!  We are launching our brand new Incentive Program at Paper Sweeties this month!  If you have a card or project published in a nationally recognized print magazine using Paper Sweeties stamps, contact me to receive a $25 gift certificate to the shoppe!  Happy crafting ... I cannot wait to see what you'll design with your Sweeties stamps!
We’ll be back again tomorrow with a few more peeks from the Design Team girls … see you then!
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January *new* stamp release — day two peeks!!

Hello sweeties!!  Did you enjoy the inspiration projects prepared by the Sweeties Teamies shared here yesterday?  Super cute, right??!!  We're tickled to be here again today sharing some more sweet little projects created using some of the fairy tale theme sets that will be live in the shoppe tomorrow!  Ready ... set ... here we go!!

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Created using Sophie with *new* Dream A Little Dream and Once Upon A Time stamp sets.  Designed by Debbie Marcinkiewicz.

papersweeties-andrea-jan14Created using *new* Dream A Little Dream stamp set!  Designed by Andrea Ewen.

papersweeties-char-jan14Created using Emma with *new* Once Upon A Time and Dream A Little Dream stamp sets.  Designed by Char Cundy.

papersweeties-jeanne-jan14Created using Jake with *new* You're My Prince Charming stamp sets!  Designed by Jeanne Jachna.

papersweeties-lori-jan14Created using *new* Stand Add-on 5 stamp set!  Designed by Lori Hairston.

papersweeties-pattie-jan14Created using Once Upon A Time stamp set!  Designed by Pattie Goldman.

papersweeties-tammy-jan14Created using Jake with *new* You're My Prince Charming stamp sets!  Designed by Tammy Hobbs.

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The Sweeties Teamies created some fun and whimsical designs for your inspiration ... which one is your favorite?  I LOVE them all!!!

Visit our January *new* stamp release Facebook Event!

Like our Facebook Fan Page!

Follow us on Pinterest!

Check out our Splitcoast Stampers Company Gallery!

Visit our Flickr Gallery — upload your Paper Sweeties projects here!

The Sweeties Teamies will be back again tomorrow to share some more {sweet} projects with you for our BIG RELEASE PARTY!  See you soon!

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December *new* stamp peeks – day two!!

The Sweeties Teamies are back again today to share a couple of sweet projects they have created for your inspiration! We're so excited to share all the new stamps with you tomorrow at our release party, but until then, we have a couple of sweet projects to share here to help get your creative juices flowing! Happy peeking!!

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Created using Little Wishes with *new* Snow Friends, Friendship Warms The Heart and Wagon Add-on 2 stamp sets! Designed by Debbie Marcinkiewicz.

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Created using *new* Warm Winter Wishes stamp set! Designed by Andrea Ewen.

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Created using *new* Friendship Warms The Heart stamp set! Designed by Char Cundy.

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Created using Sophie and Mahalo! with *new* Wagon Add On 2, Let it Snow and Friendship Warms the Heart stamp sets! Designed by Jeanne Jachna.

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Created using Sophie with *new* Wagon Add-on 2, Let It Snow and Snow Friends stamp sets! Designed by Jinny Newlin.

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Created using *new* Snow Friends and Friendship Warms The Heart stamp sets! Designed by Pattie Goldman.

Don’t forget about our December Sketch Challenge which runs until the 31st — enter for your chance to win TWO FREE stamp sets from the Paper Sweeties Shoppe:

PSSI+%232 Let the December *new* stamp peeks begin!!

Additional ways to enter to win in December (contests run through 12/31):

  • Like our Facebook Fan Page for a chance to win (1) free stamp set
  • Comment on any Paper Sweeties December blog post for a chance to win (1) free stamp set
  • I’ve partnered with my friend, Melissa Bove, for a month-long contest … visit her BLOG and follow the instructions on how to enter for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to our shop
  • Subscribe to our newsletter to receive special coupons and offers for news subscribers only!
  • Attend our December *new* stamp release fun and festivities Facebook Event -- daily inspiration, contests and giveaways!

The Sweeties Teamies will be back again tomorrow with some more projects to share showcasing a couple more *new* stamps that will be releasing tomorrow!!! Until then, happy stamping my friends!!

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November Sneak Peeks – Day Two!!

One more day to go before our BIG November *new* stamp release!  We have some amazingly adorable holiday themed stamp sets that I know you will love creating with!!  Before tomorrow gets here, we have a couple more projects the Sweeties Teamies have designed for your inspiration ... enjoy!

Created using Sweeties Wagon and *new* Wagon Add-on #1 sets!  Designed by Debbie Marcinkiewicz.

Created using the *new* Believe! stamp set!  Designed by Andrea Ewen.

Created using the *new* Sending Holiday Cheer stamp set!  Designed by Andrea Ewen.

Created using the *new* Sending Holiday Cheer stamp set!  Designed by Char Cundy.

Created using Jake and *new* Santa Claus stamp sets!  Designed by Jeanne Jachna.

Created using Giddyup!  and *new* O' Christmas Tree, Wagon Add-On 1 and Believe!  stamp sets!  Designed by Jinny Newlin.

Created using *new* O' Christmas Tree and Sending Holiday Cheer!  Designed by Pattie Goldman.

Visit our 'Event' going on at Facebook for more inspiration, contests, giveaways and FUN -- event runs through 11/19!

We hope you'll come back again tomorrow to check out the yummy new holiday sets that will be available in the shoppe ... perfect for all your holiday card making, scrap booking and gift giving!

Until then, happy stamping my friends!

August Release Design Team Wrap Up!

Hello Sweeties!  Today the Design Teamies are wrapping up the Paper Sweeties August release by sharing a couple more {sweet} projects with you all!   Happy peeking and enjoy the beautiful inspiration!

Designed by Debbie Marcinkiewicz using:  Emma, So Proud of You and Alphas-Upper

Designed by Andrea Ewen using:  Abigail, You Are Fabulous & Hand Stamped by:

Designed by Char Cundy using:  Abigail & You Are Special

Designed by Jeanne Jachna using:  Emma & You Make Me Smile

Designed by Jeanne Jachna using:  Sophie & Banner Wishes

Designed by Jinny Newlin using:  Emma, You Are Fabulous & Hand Stamped by:

Designed by Jinny Newlin using:  Abigail, Emma, Sophie, Some Bunny Loves You, Mahalo! & You Are Special

Designed by Jinny Newlin using:  Emma, Sophie & Abigail

Designed by Jinny Newlin using:  Emma, Sophie, Abigail, Some Bunny Loves You, You Are Special, Mahalo!, You Are Fabulous, Enjoy Your Day & So Proud of You

Designed by Pattie Goldman using:  Abigail & You Are Fabulous

The Paper Sweeties Shoppe continues to offer FREE SHIPPING on your orders TODAY ONLY - use coupon code on bottom right side of home page.

And I am pleased to announce the winner of the Facebook Fan Page Contest:

Tammy Hobbs

Tammy, please contact me via e-mail to claim your prize of TWO PAPER SWEETIES STAMP SETS!!  Whoohooo!!

Be sure to stop back again here tomorrow to check out our 'Select a Sweetie' Contest ... you'll have the opportunity to suggest an idea for a future Sweetie Stamp Set and everyone will have fun voting on the suggestions in the gallery!  The winning idea will win TWO FREE SWEETIE STAMP SETS!  Yippiee!!

Until tomorrow, happy stamping my friends!

Meet the Design Team

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Owner/Illustrator/Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
https://papersweeties.com/category/blog/

I have been happily married for 30 years, and my husband and I are blessed with two, amazing sons!  We reside in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and love the beach!  I am a former Court Reporter turned full-time stay at home wife and mommy with a passion for crafting! I have dabbled in just about every type of craft through the years.  In the late 90's I owned my own sewing business in which I handmade doll clothes and quilts.  It was a very natural progression to move from quilting to paper crafting … the same basic techniques can be applied transitioning fabric to paper!  I began paper craft designing full time in 2005 and find so much joy in inspiring others through my tiny, handmade from the heart treasures!  Paper Sweeties™ LLC has been a dream of mine since the original design concept was developed in 2010.  I launched my line in August 2012 - one of those 'pinch me' moments that life treats us to!  I am excited and honored to share my {sweet} little stamps, dies and goodies with you!

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Julie Tucker-Wolek
Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
http://thetuckerwolekclan.blogspot.com/

 

My name is Julie Tucker-Wolek and I have been scrapping since my son was born 17 years ago, but really got into it as a major passion about 8 years ago when my daughter was born.

I create everything! Cards, layouts and altered projects!

 

 

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Karen Letchworth
Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
https://karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com/

Hello, dear friends of Paper Sweeties! My name is Karen Letchworth, and I'm happy and blessed to be the newest Design Team Member here at Paper Sweeties. I've been crafting in different ways since I was a very little girl. But nothing can compare to my love for card-making; and Paper Sweeties is the best place to find all things adorable for that purpose. I've been married to my Police Officer hubby, Darren, for over 31 years; and together we've had the privilege and blessing of raising three wonderful children (two married daughters with wonderful husbands, and our "baby boy" who is a Senior in High School this year). I'm a Northern girl who moved out to sunny Las Vegas in 1989, and we now call it our home. I look forward to getting to know you all, and I hope that my creations will inspire you to get LOTS of sweet new products from Paper Sweeties, and I look forward to seeing your creations as well.

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Kathy Schweinfurth
Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
http://stampsatplay.blogspot.com/

Hi, all! I'm Kathy Schweinfurth and am beyond excited and honored to be part of the Paper Sweeties Design Team!! Born and raised in Queens, NY, I moved to Columbus, OH in 1980. I live with my fab hubby, Mark, of 20 + years and our wonderful college-bound daughter, Danielle. I'm an Events Manager during business hours and a card maker every other waking hour I can find! Crafting has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember, but in 1997 a love affair with stamping began and has been my passion ever since. I LOVE that I can share my obsession (umm, hobby) with so many others all around the world and now with the very talented Paper Sweeties Design Team!

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Larissa Heskett
Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
http://larissaheskettdesigns.blogspot.com

I've been married to my best friend Adam for 8 years, and we have two handsome boys, Beckett (7) and Greyson (19 months)!! We live on our family farm, and I enjoy EVERY aspect of living a rural life. I'm a Certified Surgical Technician, but I'm very blessed to be a stay-at-home mom. I enjoy crafting in many ways, baking/cooking, gardening, singing, nature and photography. I LOVE to stamp and have been doing so for the last 3 years. I LOVE all of the inspiration and the creative people I've found/met online and through other events!! It’s such an AMAMZING Hobby!! I also LOVE to try new techniques and experiment with my supplies!! I've been LUCKY enough to become a published artist and I have had many of my creations published in CARDS Magazine!! This has been such a DREAM come true for me and I look forward to what the future holds!! I look forward to inspiring you with the AMAZING Paper Sweeties products!! I can’t even begin to explain how HONORED and EXCITED I am to have the opportunity to design with this AWESOME Design Team/Company!! THANKS so much for welcoming me!

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Lilian Forsyth
Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
http://theleafstudio.blogspot.com/

I was born in Taiwan, grew up in Brazil and I’ve been living in the US since 2006. I have been married for 12 years and I have two little boys and a Ragdoll (Angel, the cat).

I started rubber stamping in 2004 when a friend invited me to make cards with other ladies. I got addicted right away!

I enjoy making cards, scrapbook layouts and mini-albums! My other hobbies include: photography, drawing, arm-knitting and baking ... just to name a few!

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Lisa Bzibziak
Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
http://bzscrapper66.blogspot.com/

Hi! I am the mother of two very awesome young men. In my "spare" time I am in accounting, but I try not to let that get in the way of my creating. I started scrap booking about 20 years ago when my boys were very young, and I immediately loved it. What's better than creating and getting together with close friends to laugh, snack, cut and glue stuff! I discovered around the time that my boys were teenagers that I already had everything I needed to start making cards ... AND instead of always using boy colors, I could use pretty pinks and ribbons and flowers -- not to mention glitter, oh my! I am so very excited to be here creating alongside Debbie and her troop of so very talented ladies. I think my favorite part of paper crafting is the community of loving and caring people I've met along the way. My favorite crafty saying is "There are no mistakes in paper crafting ... just opportunities to embellish." It's so true!

Lori Turner
Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
http://caffeinatedcreativityblog.blogspot.com/

Hi there! I am from central Alberta, Canada. I am a color-addicted paper crafter, crocheter and sometimes cross stitcher…I am a runner who loves coffee, candles, stars, snowmen, long walks, and reading. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family but also alone time in my crafty space 🙂 I was a Stampin’ Up! Demo for 13+ years then decided to branch out and explore all the wonderful crafty options out there – and boy oh boy – I have found some treasures! I am so excited to be a part of this amazingly talented group! Cheers!

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Mackie Robertson
Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
http://mackiemade.com/

 

I have been stamping for about 10 years. I love all styles ... from Shabby Chic to Clean and Simple to Mixed Media and everything else in between! I love trying new techniques. I am constantly being inspired by all the beautiful creations that I see on Blogs, YouTube and Pinterest. I started blogging so I could share what I learn, and maybe inspire someone else to try this beautiful art of stamping!

 

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Maria Patrick
Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
http://mariasmerrymakings.blogspot.com/

I'm very honored to be on the Paper Sweeties' Design Team! I thank Debbie for giving me this wonderful opportunity! My husband and I live in NW Ohio. We have been married for nearly thirty-four years. We have one grown son, Jeremy, and one huge gentle soul of a dog, a German Shepherd named Shadow. I work party time as a nurse at a hospital. In my spare time I love to make cards, scrapbook, read and crochet. In the past I've quilted, cross stitched and painted. My favorite interest is making cards. Isn't it wonderful to make a card made with love and give it to someone? People really do appreciate receiving such a gift! Debbie creates the most adorable stamps. They are truly sweet and precious! I hope I can inspire you to make a card or project using the sweet and wonderful Paper Sweeties stamps!

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Michele Henderson
Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
https://crimsonowlcreations.wordpress.com/

Hi! My name is Michele, and I’m a Midwestern transplant to the Southern city of Tuscaloosa, Alabama! My hubby and I live out in the country with our four feline sons who love to help me create beautiful things out of paper. I love working with layers of paper and color. I started blogging and card designing for something to do after graduating with my Masters degree from the University of Alabama, ROLL TIDE! When I’m not crafting, I love tailgating at Bama football games, Southern barbecue, and traveling, usually to the beach or the golf course. I also do a little writing, and love to read British mysteries. I am so honored to be invited to the Paper Sweeties design team.

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Michelle Bala
Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
http://passionatecrafter.blogspot.com

Hello there! I am Michelle Bala, and I am thrilled to be part of the Paper Sweeties Design Team! Thanks Debbie! I am a wife and a mom. I have three children, two daughters and a son. They keep me very busy. However, I make sure to set aside plenty of time to stamp and create cards! I can't wait to share with you all the projects I am creating with these beautiful stamps!

Mynn Kitchen
Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
http://mynnettekitchenonastampage.blogspot.com/

Hi! My name is Mynn Kitchen. I live in the US with my husband and our rescue puppy, Hundie. She's a sweet little gal and brings us so much joy!

I've been crafting for about 12 years now and blogging for 6. You can find me on my blog, On A Stampage, crafting and creating all sorts of paper goodies! I am so excited to be here on the Paper Sweeties team as designer!

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Nancy Salkeld
Paper Sweeties Creative Designer
http://soulstampin.blogspot.com/

Hello Paper Sweeties Friends! I live in Cary, NC with my hubby, Dave, an ER RN, our dog, Riley, and cat, Socrates. I have a degree in Psychology. I was a SAHM and now a SAHW. We have a grown son in Chapel Hill, NC and a grown son/daughter-in-law in Edmond, OK. I've always been artsy and crafty since a child. I took painting lessons as a teen. I started scrapbooking in 2000, ventured to card making in 2005 using stickers. In 2009, I found stamping and blogging and have been obsessed ever since! I still do other crafty projects, am an avid amateur photography buff and do some furniture refurbishing for myself. Outside of the crafty world, I'm a HUGE Tar Heels (UNC) fan and New England Patriots fan. I've known Debbie for a couple years since we met online and realized we're practically neighbors! I've been to her beautiful home and her card classes as well as bought a lot of Paper Sweeties and played in the PS challenges. I'm thrilled to now be a part of her Design Team and looking forward to providing some additional sweet inspiration for Paper Sweeties friends!

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Paper Sweeties Inspiration Challenge | June 2016!

Hello crafty friends!  It’s that time of the month again … time for a NEW challenge at Paper Sweeties!  Before we share the new inspiration board, let’s congratulate last month’s challenge winner … the votes are in and I’m thrilled to announce our latest winner: Tracey Kelly!

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Tracey created a gorgeous tea-theme card for our May challenge using the Tea For Two Sweet Cuts, Celebrate, Little Wishes and Beautiful Little Wishes Sweet Cuts sets!  Contact us, Tracey, to claim your $25 gift certificate and get the challenge details for your Guest Designer spot with Paper Sweeties next month … and here’s a {sweet} badge to display on your blog – enjoy!

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Paper Sweeties hosts monthly challenges here on the blog! Each 1st of the month we will have a brand new inspiration board to help spark your creativity!  It’s as easy as 1-2-3 to create, share and win:

1. CREATE a NEW project based on the current inspiration board using ANY of your favorite crafty supplies — receive an EXTRA VOTE if you use a stamp, die or embellishment from Paper Sweeties!  If you don’t have any stamps from Paper Sweeties yet, we have some complimentary digital images created specifically for this challenge that you can try before you buy!  Use this month’s board as a starting point for your project — be inspired by one or more of the colors, shapes, theme — ANYTHING GOES!

2. POST a DIRECT LINK to your project in our link gallery below — please link to your blog post (not your entire blog) so we can easily find your creation.  No blog, no problem — you can use any of our online galleries to upload your project: FacebookFlickr, Pinterest or Splitcoast Stampers - keyword papersweeties!

3. LINK back to this blog post so your readers can easily find us!

Our challenge will run for the entire month. You can play along as many times as you wish and combine with as many other challenges as you want! The challenges will end at 12 pm EST on the last day of each month. The winner will be revealed on the 1st of each month!

Paper Sweeties Inspiration #44:

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HOW will YOU be inspired this month — colors, theme, shapes, patterns?  I was inspired by the colors in this yummy photo (CLICK on the photos for close up views):

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I love the beautiful rose and leaves from the Party Time stamp and die sets!  I stamped the rose onto the card base a couple times using different colors and a masking technique, then stamped and die cut a blue flower and yellow flower and added them on top of the previously stamped flowers.

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I used the Sweet Borders die set to create the colorful scalloped borders and added some pretty sequins for a pop of sparkle!  The sentiment was stamped using the You Are Fab stamp set!

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I had some fabric flowers that matched this color palette, so I decided to make a second card ...

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... so pretty!

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I used these goodies from the Paper Sweeties boutique to make these cards:



  Please visit our talented Design Team Contributors’ blogs to be inspired by their AMAZING projects:

Beth Luetschwager ---> WELCOME TO THE TEAM!

Debbie Marcinkiewicz – Paper Sweeties <– you are here!

Jeri Thomas

Jinny Newlin - *June Guest Designer*

Julie Tucker-Wolek

Kathy Schweinfurth

June Guest Designer:  Tracey Kelly

Be sure to check out this month's CARD KIT OF THE MONTH -- this month we are CELEBRATING THE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF OUR KIT CLUB - whooo hooo!  It wouldn't be a party without gifts, so every current kit club member will be receiving a special surprise in their kits this month!  In addition, EVERYONE who orders a kit (either a single kit or subscribes to the kit club) will receive $5 off their June Kit!  *NEW* subscribers in June will ALSO receive a special surprise in their first kit!  THANK YOU for your amazing support of Paper Sweeties and our card kits!

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Join our Facebook Inspiration Group – Share your Paper Sweeties projects with us!

Follow us on Pinterest for loads of inspiration and ideas!  Contact us to pin YOUR Paper Sweeties projects to our Customer Gallery Board!

Be inspired by videos and tutorials on our Paper Sweeties You Tube Channel!

We cannot wait to see how YOU will be inspired by this month’s challenge!

Sharing with these challenges:  Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - mask it; Card Concept #56 - flowers; House of Cards - summer; Sugar Pea Designs #1 - photo inspiration; Tuesday Throwdown #296 - proud of you; Cupcake Inspirations #362 - flowers; 613 Avenue Create #178 - ATG; JUGS #345 - colors; Fussy & Fancy #164 - dies/punches; Fusion - something blue; Classic Design Team Challenge - ATG; CASology #200 - CAS

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