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January | Winter Blast from the Past Day #3!

Hello crafty friends -- welcome January 2018!  I hope you were inspired yesterday's winter-theme project shares!  If you missed the festivities, click --> HERE <-- to check out all the creativity!

For today's winter theme project, I am sharing a cute card I created using some of the previously released goodies from the Paper Sweeties boutique  --  (Click on the photos for larger views!)

Recreate using these products from the Paper Sweeties shop:

And another quick little winter tag:

Recreate using these products from the Paper Sweeties shop:

Please continue to hop along and visit our talented Design Team Contributors' blogs to be inspired by their AMAZING projects:

Debbie Marcinkiewicz - Paper Sweeties <- you are here!

Jinny Newlin

Karen Letchworth

Kathy Schweinfurth

For MORE inspiration, ideas and ways to win some goodies, please feel free to subscribe to our newsletter,  visit our social media galleries and share us with your crafty friends:

Subscribe to our newsletter -> sign up on sidebar!

Are you SOCIAL???  CLICK on the links on the sidebar of this blog ---> to follow us!

Follow -> this blog <- to stay up to date with everything new and exciting from Paper Sweeties!

*****NEWS FLASH*****

GOING, GOING ... GONE!  We've added some newly discontinued products to our RETIRING SOON category ---> INCLUDING SOME HOLIDAY SETS <--- to clear our shelves and make room for new inventory ... check it out and get your favorites at up to 50% OFF before they are gone forever!  (Limited quantities ... available while supplies last).

Thank you for allowing the Design Team Contributors and I to help spark your creativity this month!  Hugs - xoxo

January | Winter Blast from the Past Day #2!

Hello crafty friends -- welcome January 2018!  I hope you were inspired yesterday's winter-theme project shares!  If you missed the festivities, click --> HERE <-- to check out all the creativity!

For today's winter theme project, I am sharing a cute card and tag I created using some of the previously released goodies from the Paper Sweeties boutique  --  (Click on the photos for larger views!)

For the winter months beyond the holidays, you can delete the chenille candy cane and mistletoe sequins and just use the bells and pretty bow!

And, the coordinating card!

Easy peesey and oh so CUTE, don't you think???  Fun to give and SO FUN to receive!!!

Recreate using these products from the Paper Sweeties shop:

Please continue to hop along and visit our talented Design Team Contributors' blogs to be inspired by their AMAZING projects:

Debbie Marcinkiewicz - Paper Sweeties <- you are here!

Jinny Newlin

Karen Letchworth

Kathy Schweinfurth

For MORE inspiration, ideas and ways to win some goodies, please feel free to subscribe to our newsletter,  visit our social media galleries and share us with your crafty friends:

Subscribe to our newsletter -> sign up on sidebar!

Are you SOCIAL???  CLICK on the links on the sidebar of this blog ---> to follow us!

Follow -> this blog <- to stay up to date with everything new and exciting from Paper Sweeties!

*****NEWS FLASH*****

GOING, GOING ... GONE!  We've added some newly discontinued products to our RETIRING SOON category ---> INCLUDING SOME HOLIDAY SETS <--- to clear our shelves and make room for new inventory ... check it out and get your favorites at up to 50% OFF before they are gone forever!  (Limited quantities ... available while supplies last).

Thank you for allowing the Design Team Contributors and I to help spark your creativity this month -- see you again tomorrow for more inspiration!  Hugs - xoxo

January | Winter Blast from the Past!

Hello crafty friends -- welcome January 2018!  I hope you were inspired on the first of this month by the projects the Planner Design Teamies and I shared using our fun planner stamps!  If you missed the festivities, click --> HERE <-- to check out all the creativity!

For today's winter theme project, I am sharing a cute card I created using some of the previously released goodies from the Paper Sweeties boutique  --  (Click on the photos for larger views!)

Recreate using these products from the Paper Sweeties shop:

Please continue to hop along and visit our talented Design Team Contributors' blogs to be inspired by their AMAZING projects:

Debbie Marcinkiewicz - Paper Sweeties <- you are here!

Jinny Newlin

Karen Letchworth

Kathy Schweinfurth

For MORE inspiration, ideas and ways to win some goodies, please feel free to subscribe to our newsletter,  visit our social media galleries and share us with your crafty friends:

Subscribe to our newsletter -> sign up on sidebar!

Are you SOCIAL???  CLICK on the links on the sidebar of this blog ---> to follow us!

Follow -> this blog <- to stay up to date with everything new and exciting from Paper Sweeties!

*****NEWS FLASH*****

GOING, GOING ... GONE!  We've added some newly discontinued products to our RETIRING SOON category ---> INCLUDING SOME HOLIDAY SETS <--- to clear our shelves and make room for new inventory ... check it out and get your favorites at up to 50% OFF before they are gone forever!  (Limited quantities ... available while supplies last).

Thank you for allowing the Design Team Contributors and I to help spark your creativity this month -- see you again tomorrow for more inspiration!  Hugs - xoxo

Paper Sweeties | Plan Your Life Series: January 2018

EDITED:  Winner of the $100 gift certificate for the December 2017 challenge:  Tricia!

Welcome all of our fabulous planner, calendar and organizer friends -- today's the day we are sharing inspiration and ideas using some FUN Planner sets from Paper Sweeties!   These amazing sets will help you plan your life in style with Paper Sweeties this year!

 You can use our versatile planner stamps not only on planners and calendars, but on tags, cards, invitations, layouts, place cards, save the dates -- anything paper crafty!  So, without further ado, let's get to peeking at my January calendar and planner pages (CLICK on photos for larger views):

I love, love, LOVE my 2018 MAMBI Create 365 Happy Life 2017 planner!

The pages are removable which makes it very easy to stamp and embellish -- especially as the year progresses and the calendar gets filled up with lots of bumpy goodies!

This ... was ... SO ... MUCH ... FUN ... to ... do!  Love the entire month-at-a-glance pages - so colorful and fun to look at again ... and again ... and again!  I keep my planner close by so I can peek at it throughout the day ... and it makes me smile each and every time I flip it open!  I adore the mixy-matchy patterned papers!  (CLICK on the photos for close up pics!)

I stamped all the special days throughout the month using a variety of the amazing planner stamps available at Paper Sweeties!

I marked holidays and special days with glitter tape I cut into banner shapes.   I stamped 'blog posts' and 'new product release' dates along with my shows this month!

I added adorable mixy-matchy Washi tape throughout the month to decorate and add some fun color!

And, how ADORABLE is Abigail dressed in her holiday outfit!  For tips on how to stamp and dress the dolls from Paper Sweeties, please watch Jill Norwood's videos HERE and HERE!

I'm addicted and I know you will be too when you start to plan your life in style with Paper Sweeties Planner Series goodies!

Recreate these planner pages using these goodies from the Paper Sweeties boutique:

Hop on over to be inspired by the rest of the Planner Teamies' projects today:

Debbie Marcinkiewicz - Paper Sweeties  <-- you are here!
 Vicki Dutcher ---> WELCOME TO THE PLANNER TEAM!

Are you SOCIAL???  CLICK on the links on the sidebar of this blog ---> to follow us!

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter to keep up to date with everything new at Paper Sweeties and to receive subscriber only coupons, discounts and specials!  Sign up on sidebar --->

Hugs - xoxo

Paper Sweeties | 25 Days of Christmas Designer Blog Hop!

It's time for the Paper Sweeties 25 Days of Christmas inspiration blog hop beginning on December 1st and going through December 25th!  Each day during the hop, one or more of the talented designers from our team will be sharing holiday projects to help spark your creativity!  There will also be several special events along the way that we have been invited to participate in this year ... as well as some very special GIFTS for YOU!   Here is the complete, month-long blog hop list:

December 1st: *December Challenge Posts*  $100 PRIZE TO DECEMBER WINNER!

December 2nd: Nancy Salkeld

December 3rd: Visions of Sugarplums Holiday Hop

December 3rd DAILY DEAL: 30% off ALL HOLIDAY using coupon: sugarplum

December 4th: Karen Letchworth

December 4th DAILY DEAL: 50% off ALL SEAM BINDING using coupon: ribbon

December 5th: Lori Turner

December 5th DAILY DEAL: 50% off ALL SWEET CHIPS KITS - no coupon necessary!

December 6th: Maria Patrick

December 6th DAILY DEAL: 30% off ALL HOLIDAY using coupon: gift

December 7th: Larissa Heskett

December 7th DAILY DEAL: 30% off ALL HOLIDAY using coupon: gift

December 8th: Winter Coffee Lovers' Blog Hop

December 8th DAILY DEAL: 25% off ALL full-price products using coupon: holiday

December 9th: Michelle Bala

December 9th DAILY DEAL: 25% off ALL full-price products using coupon: holiday

December 10th: Kathy Schweinfurth

December 10th DAILY DEAL: 25% off ALL full-price products using coupon: holiday

December 11th: Mackie Robertson

December 11th DAILY DEAL: 50% off ALL Sweet Chips kits using coupon: holiday

December 12th: Lori Turner

December 12th DAILY DEAL: 50% off ALL Sweet Chips kits using coupon: holiday

December 13th: *December Planner Posts*

December 13th DAILY DEAL: 50% off ALL PLANNER STAMPS using coupon: holiday

December 14th: Maria Patrick

December 14th DAILY DEAL: 50% off ALL EMBELLISHMENTS using coupon: holiday

December 15th: Michele Henderson

December 15th DAILY DEAL: 25% off ALL PRODUCTS using coupon: holiday

December 16th: Nancy Salkeld

December 16th DAILY DEAL: 25% off ALL PRODUCTS using coupon: holiday

December 17th: Karen Letchworth

December 17th DAILY DEAL: 25% off ALL PRODUCTS using coupon: holiday

December 18th: Jinny Newlin

December 18th DAILY DEAL: 25% off ALL PRODUCTS using coupon: holiday

December 19th: Lilian Forsyth

December 19th DAILY DEAL: 25% off ALL PRODUCTS using coupon: holiday

December 20th: Debbie Marcinkiewicz

December 20th DAILY DEAL: 30% off ALL PRODUCTS using coupon: holiday

December 21st: Kathy Schweinfurth

December 21st DAILY DEAL: 30% off ALL PRODUCTS using coupon: holiday

December 22nd: Lisa Bzibziak

December 22nd DAILY DEAL: 30% off ALL PRODUCTS using coupon: holiday

December 23rd:  Karen Letchworth

December 23rd DAILY DEAL: 40% off ALL PRODUCTS using coupon: holiday

December 24th:  Lisa Bzibziak

December 24th DAILY DEAL: 40% off ALL PRODUCTS using coupon: holiday

December 25th:  Debbie Marcinkiewicz

December 25th - 31st DAILY DEAL: 50% off ALL FULL-PRICE PRODUCTS using coupon: holiday

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We will also have some daily deals (each daily deal lasts for 24 hours and expires at 11:59 pm EST on the day of the offer), gifts and surprises that we will be posting about throughout the month, so bookmark this site, follow us on Facebook and visit us daily to keep up to date with all of our holiday cheer!

Happy Holidays from Paper Sweeties!  Hugs - xoxo

Be good for goodness sake

MERRY CHRISTMAS to all of our wonderful Paper Sweeties family - friends, customers & retailers!   I have something really sweet to share with you today ... I hope it brings a smile to your face!

Even though there are quite a few Paper Sweeties holiday sets that are among my 'favorites', the Jingle all the way set has stolen my heart and is #1 on my list for all-time favorite holiday sets!!!

The sled, the presents, the reindeer with holly ... and not to mention with sweet, sweet sentiments ... be still my Christmas-lovin' heart!

I added some extra sparkle and shine to bling up this already adorable card -- I think I may have to frame it and keep it forever!  Recreate this little cutie pie using these goodies from the Paper Sweeties boutique:

Today is the final day of the 25 Days of Christmas with Paper Sweeties Designer Blog Hop!  I hope you enjoyed visiting with us each day this month.  If you missed any of the days, here is the entire month-long hop link list so you can go back and revisit all of the amazing holiday inspiration the girls and I shared during the month of December:

December 1st: *December Challenge Posts*
December 2nd: Nancy Salkeld
December 3rd: Visions of Sugarplums Holiday Hop
December 4th: Karen Letchworth
December 5th: Lori Turner
December 6th: Maria Patrick
December 7th: Larissa Heskett
December 8th: Winter Coffee Lovers' Blog Hop
December 9th: Michelle Bala
December 10th: Kathy Schweinfurth
December 11th: Mackie Robertson
December 12th: Lori Turner
December 13th: *December Planner Posts*
December 14th: Maria Patrick
December 15th: Michele Henderson
December 16th: Nancy Salkeld
December 17th: Karen Letchworth
December 18th: Jinny Newlin
December 19th: Lilian Forsyth
December 20th: Debbie Marcinkiewicz
December 21st: Kathy Schweinfurth
December 22nd: Lisa Bzibziak
December 23rd:  Karen Letchworth
December 24th:  Lisa Bzibziak
December 25th:  Debbie Marcinkiewicz  <--- you are here!

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Don't forget that our December challenge is going on until noon EST on the 31st.  This month's winner will receive a gift certificate for $100 to shop in the Paper Sweeties boutique!  Sadly, this will be our FINAL challenge -- in 2018 we will be discontinuing the monthly challenges, but rest assured that we will still be posting and sharing tons of amazing inspiration to help spark your crafty creativity!

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night!  Hugs - xoxo

JOY

Hello crafty friends!  Today is my day to share a project with you all to help spark your holiday creativity!

I love the untraditional colors used for this holiday/winter card - so bright, cheery and FUN!

To recreate this adorable card, use these products from the Paper Sweeties boutique:

We are sharing inspiration projects ALL MONTH LONG at Paper Sweeties!  Be sure to visit our talented designers throughout the month to let them help spark YOUR creativity this holiday season:

December 1st: *December Challenge Posts*  $100 PRIZE TO DECEMBER WINNER!
December 2nd: Nancy Salkeld
December 3rd: Visions of Sugarplums Holiday Hop
December 4th: Karen Letchworth
December 5th: Lori Turner
December 6th: Maria Patrick
December 7th: Larissa Heskett
December 8th: Winter Coffee Lovers' Blog Hop
December 9th: Michelle Bala
December 10th: Kathy Schweinfurth
December 11th: Mackie Robertson
December 12th: Lori Turner
December 13th: *December Planner Posts*
December 14th: Maria Patrick
December 15th: Michele Henderson
December 16th: Nancy Salkeld
December 17th: Karen Letchworth
December 18th: Jinny Newlin
December 19th: Lilian Forsyth
December 20th: Debbie Marcinkiewicz  <-- you are here today!
December 21st: Kathy Schweinfurth
December 22nd: Lisa Bzibziak
December 23rd:  Karen Letchworth
December 24th:  Lisa Bzibziak
December 25th:  Debbie Marcinkiewicz

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I'll be here on the blog again to share another little something SPECIAL on December 25th, but until then, please be sure to visit Kathy, Lisa, Karen and Lisa's blogs (links above) over the next 4 days to keep the inspiration going!

Happy holidays!  Hugs - xoxox

Paper Sweeties | Plan Your Life Series: December 2017!

Welcome all of our fabulous planner, calendar and organizer friends -- today's the day we are sharing inspiration and ideas using some FUN Planner sets from Paper Sweeties!   These amazing sets will help you plan your life in style with Paper Sweeties this year!

 You can use our versatile planner stamps not only on planners and calendars, but on tags, cards, invitations, layouts, place cards, save the dates -- anything paper crafty!  So, without further ado, let's get to peeking at my March calendar and planner pages (CLICK on photos for larger views):

I love, love, LOVE my 2017 MAMBI Create 365 Happy Life 2017 planner!

Way more user friendly than the brand I had last year ... the pages are removable which makes it very easy to stamp -- especially as the year progresses and the calendar gets filled up with lots of bumpy goodies!

This ... was ... SO ... MUCH ... FUN ... to ... do!  Love the entire month-at-a-glance pages - so colorful and fun to look at again ... and again ... and again!  I keep my planner close by so I can peek at it throughout the day ... and it makes me smile each and every time I flip it open!  I adore the mixy-matchy patterned papers!  (CLICK on the photos for close up pics!)

I stamped all the special days throughout the month using a variety of the amazing planner stamps available at Paper Sweeties!

I marked holidays and special days with glitter tape I cut into banner shapes.   I stamped 'challenge' 'blog' and 'new product release' dates along with my shows this month!

I added adorable mixy-matchy Washi tape throughout the month to decorate and add some fun color!

And, how ADORABLE is Emma dressed in her holiday outfit!  For tips on how to stamp and dress the dolls from Paper Sweeties, please watch Jill Norwood's videos HERE and HERE!

I'm addicted and I know you will be too when you start to plan your life in style with Paper Sweeties Planner Series goodies!

Recreate these planner pages using these goodies from the Paper Sweeties boutique:

And, I have a BONUS PROJECT to share with you today ...

... the December page for my free-standing wooden desk top wooden calendar display!  I used the Dear Santa and Dear Santa Sweet Cuts sets, Pea Pod and Poppy ColorBox Mini Ink Pads to create this month's calendar!

Hop on over to be inspired by the rest of the Planner Teamies' projects today:

Debbie Marcinkiewicz - Paper Sweeties  <-- you are here!

Lilian Forsyth

Lisa Bzibziak

Nancy Salkeld

Our December Challenge is going on now ... click on over to grab some inspiration and then share your projects with us for a chance to win some goodies - our winner will receive a $100 SHOPPING SPREE!  Share your ANYTHING GOES projects with us here in the blog link gallery and/or in our Facebook Group Challenge Album!

Are you SOCIAL???  CLICK on the links on the sidebar of this blog ---> to follow us!

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter to keep up to date with everything new at Paper Sweeties and to receive subscriber only coupons, discounts and specials!  Sign up on sidebar --->

Hugs - xoxo

Paper Sweeties + Winter 2017 Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!

Hello crafty COFFEE fans!  It's here ... SQUEAL!  Today I'm sharing a project created especially for the WINTER COFFEE LOVERS' BLOG HOP!

I had SO MUCH FUN creating this bright and cheery, cold-weather inspired card for the hop!

Who doesn't love a cuppa something yummy - complete with a peppermint stick - with a couple of gingerbread cookies at this time of the year (or any time of the year)!?!?

What do you think ... I can hardly stand the cuteness of all those yummy gingies!!!  Recreate using these goodies from the Paper Sweeties boutique:

For more holiday and winter beverage-theme inspiration, hop along with theses Paper Sweeties teamies who are sharing projects today:

Jinny Newlin

Paper Sweeties is a PROUD SPONSOR of the Winter Coffee Lovers' Blog Hop! We are pleased to donate a $25 gift certificate for a shopping spree to one lucky person!

And, additionally we have donated a stamp set and coordinating Sweet Cuts die set of winner's choice to one lucky person as a flash prize!

 Winter Coffee Lovers' Blog Hop

December 8th DAILY DEAL: 25% off ALL full-price products using coupon: holiday

Be sure to leave your comments as you hop along to be eligible for all the delicious prizes!

For more inspiration, prizes, giveaways, daily deals and specials, visit the Paper Sweeties 25 Days of Christmas Designer Hop everyday December 1st through 25th!

And, join us for the 'anything goes' December Inspiration Challenge at Paper Sweeties for a chance to win a $100 SHOPPING SPREE!!!

Thank you very much for stopping by today!  Happy holidays from Paper Sweeties!  Hugs - xoxo

Sharing with these challenges:  Visions of Sugarplums 2017 challenge - Christmas; Paper Sweeties #62 - ATG (photo inspiration); House of Cards - December/holiday;  Addicted to stamps & more #271 - ATG; Inspired by all the little things #75 - winter/holiday; 12 Months of Christmas #36 - ATG (cupcakes); Pile it on #137 - non-traditional holiday colors; 613 Avenue Create #204 - ATG (optional Christmas/winter); Fusion - blue/gift; Tuesday Throwdown #371 - Christmas scene

Paper Sweeties | Visions of Sugarplums #3

Hello crafty friends!  I'm super excited to be posting a few more cards I created for Lori Hairston's  annual Visions of Sugarplums event!  I've been lucky enough to participate in this much anticipated holiday event for the past several years, and I always look forward to sharing and being inspired!!!

This little snow fella just makes me smile!  Who doesn't love a shaker card ... and a snowman shaker is cute, cute, CUTE!

This card would be perfect to for the holidays and beyond ... what a cute idea for a January thank you!

What do you think?  I love the plaid, sparkly snow and the pretty seam binding bow!  Recreate this adorable card using these goodies from the Paper Sweeties boutique:

I have another quick card to share today ...

... created with the same plaid patterned paper, white glitter paper and black cardstock.  This one has an elegant look to it, don't you think?  (The ornament and berries are from Fun Stampers Journey).

Recreate this adorable card using these goodies from the Paper Sweeties boutique:

Continue to hop along with the other paper crafters that have created projects to help inspire you today:

Paper Sweeties Creative Designers:

Debbie Marcinkiewicz  <-- you are here!

Karen

Lisa

Lori's invited paper craft guests:

Lori Hairston

Bety

Debbie Dee

Greta

Mitra

Tracey

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---> Today's DAILY DEAL for the 25 Days of Christmas Designer Hop at Paper Sweeties:  50% off all in-stock seam binding!  Click on over to our holiday hop post HERE to get the coupon code! <---

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We have donated a $25 gift certificate to shop in our boutique for the Visions of Sugarplums Blog Hop, so be sure to leave your comments on Lori's blog,the Paper Sweeties blog (here) and all the other participant blogs to be eligible to win!

Thanks for stopping by today!  I hope you found some inspiration to help spark your creativity!  Hugs - xoxox

Sharing with these challenges:  Visions of Sugarplums 2017 challenge - Christmas; Paper Sweeties #62 - ATG (photo inspiration); House of Cards - December/holiday; Simon says stamp - ATG;  Addicted to stamps & more #270 - photo; Inspired by all the little things #75 - winter/holiday; The card concept #82 - retro holiday; 12 Months of Christmas #36 - ATG (cupcakes); Pile it on #137 - non-traditional holiday colors; 613 Avenue Create #204 - ATG (optional Christmas/winter); Merry Monday #268 - Santa hat; Fusion - red Christmas

Paper Sweeties | Visions of Sugarplums #2

Hello crafty friends!  Today is the day that Paper Sweeties is a featured guest business and sponsor of Lori Hairston's annual Visions of Sugarplums event!  I'm super excited to be posting a 'sweet' card I created for today's hop ... I hope it helps spark your creativity!!!

I just adore gingerbread men ... and especially PINK ones!  I created a sweet little lady by using pink glitter paper, some lace trim, a satin flower with rhinestone and adorable sequin buttons!

What do you think of this little girl?  I love all embellishments added to create texture on this sweetie pie!  Recreate this adorable card using these goodies from the Paper Sweeties boutique:

Paper Sweeties has donated a $25 gift certificate to shop in our boutique, so be sure to leave your comments on Lori's blog, the Paper Sweeties blog (here) and on the blogs of the Paper Sweeties Designers who are hopping today also:

Debbie Marcinkiewicz  <-- you are here!

Jinny Newlin

Karen Letchworth

Kathy Schweinfurth

Larissa Heskett

Lisa Bzibziak

Mackie Robertson

Maria Patrick

Nancy Salkeld

And, continue on hopping along with the other crafters who are sharing projects today:

Lori Hairston

Bety

Mitra

DebbieDee

Greta

Tracey

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--->  In honor of the Paper Sweeties feature today, ALL HOLIDAY PRODUCTS are 30% off using coupon: sugarplum!  Sale ends 12/3 at 11:59 pm EST, cannot be combined with other offers or discounts and cannot be used on items already on sale.  ENJOY!  <---

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Thanks for stopping by today!  I hope you found some inspiration to help spark your creativity!  Hugs - xoxox

Sharing with these challenges:  Visions of Sugarplums 2017 challenge - Christmas; Paper Sweeties #62 - ATG (photo inspiration); House of Cards - December/holiday; Dies 'R Us #86 - Christmas carols (A Gingerbread Christmas); Simon says stamp - ATG;  Addicted to stamps & more #270 - photo; Inspired by all the little things #75 - winter/holiday; The card concept #82 - retro holiday; 12 Months of Christmas #36 - ATG (cupcakes); Pile it on #137 - non-traditional holiday colors; 613 Avenue Create #204 - ATG (optional Christmas/winter)

Paper Sweeties | Visions of Sugarplums #1

Hello crafty friends!  I'm super excited to be posting a cutie patootie card I created for Lori Hairston's  annual Visions of Sugarplums event!  I've been lucky enough to participate in this much anticipated holiday event for the past several years, and I always look forward to sharing and be inspired!!!

Just in time for sending those special letters to Santa!  I created a card that will surely pull on your heartstrings and bring back memories from the past ... it was always such a magical time for me  as a little girl when I could sit down and write my wish list letter to Santa Claus!

This card would be perfect to send to any child on your holiday list ... or anyone who is a 'child at heart' too!!!

What do you think?  I love all the plaid, sparkle and addition of black - which is such an untraditional color when you think of Christmas decor!  Recreate this adorable card using these goodies from the Paper Sweeties boutique:

Tomorrow, Paper Sweeties is being FEATURED as one of the guest businesses and sponsors for the Visions of Sugarplums holiday event!  We have donated a $25 gift certificate to shop in our boutique, so be sure to leave your comments on Lori's blog, the Paper Sweeties blog (here) and on the blogs of the Paper Sweeties Designers who will be hopping with me tomorrow for a chance to win!

Continue the hop to be inspired by these wonderful paper craft artists:

Mitra

Tracey

Lisa

Greta

DebbieDee

Karen

Debbie  <--- you are here!

Annette

Bety

Thanks for stopping by today and hopping along with everyone!  I hope you found some inspiration to help spark your creativity!  Hugs - xoxox

Sharing with these challenges:  Visions of Sugarplums 2017 challenge - Christmas; Paper Sweeties #62 - ATG (photo inspiration); House of Cards - December/holiday; Dies 'R Us #86 - Christmas carols (Santa Claus is coming to town); Simon says stamp - ATG;  Addicted to stamps & more #270 - photo; Inspired by all the little things #75 - winter/star & 25; The card concept #82 - retro holiday; Fusion - red holiday/photo; 12 Months of Christmas #36 - ATG (cupcakes)