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Paper Sweeties Plan Your Life Series | February 2016!

Today's the day -- a few of the Design Teamies and I are sharing our February planners and calendars with you today ... using some previously released Planner sets along with our *NEW* Celebrate stamp set (available on the 15th)!   These FUN sets will help you plan your life in style with Paper Sweeties this year!

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If you don't have a planner or calendar for 2016 yet, we have an AWESOME calendar/planner package available for instant download --> HERE!

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You can purchase the calendar pages one month at a time or save $4 by purchasing the entire 24 page package all at once!  Each month has an 8.5" x 11" calendar page as well as a second 8.5" x 11" page where you can record notes, a to-do list and keep track of upcoming birthdays!

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And, the best news is that the planner pages are pre-marked with all the Paper Sweeties special dates throughout the year ... challenge dates, blog post dates, new release dates, stamp show and class dates!  What a great way to keep track of everything in your life along with everything Paper Sweeties too!  Each month has a bright and cheery palette with whimsical images and plenty of space to record the important things in your life!  I print each month's pages off and hang these on our refrigerator to keep my family on track with appointments, events and monthly commitments each month!

Next, let's meet the newest set added to our Planner Series:

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Planner Series: Celebrate

Adorable -- I am in LOVE with the mini celebration images!  You can use these stamps not only on planners and calendars, but on tags, cards --anything paper crafty!  And, without further ado, let's get to peeking at my February calendar and planner pages (CLICK on photos for larger views) ...

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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!

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I started decorating at the very top of the page by adding a die cut heart, Bubblegum Sequins, some patterned paper and glitter stickers!

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I marked holidays with glitter tape I cut into banner shapes.   I stamped 'challenge' 'blog' and 'new product release' dates along with the two stamp shows I am attending in GA and SC this month!

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I added mixy-matchy Washi tape strips to the special event days for Paper Sweeties - challenge, blog posts, release and classes!

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And, how cute is Miss Emma dressed in her sweet gingham pattern paper nightgown, complete with bunny slippers and heart banner!  She was so much fun to stamp, color and paper piece -- LOVE!!!

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The weekly pages were decorated similar to the month-at-a-glance pages, although I added more detailed information ... times of appointments, classes, etc.

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I love how you can coordinate the sentiments with the sweet little icons to highlight special events!   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!

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We're giving away a FREE Digital Planner to one lucky person!  Leave us a comment on THIS POST letting us know which of all of our planner stamps is your favorite so far to be eligible to WIN your new planner!

Products used 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!
Jeri Thomas

Our regular *NEW* Product Release Sneak Peeks begin tomorrow here on the blog ... see you then!

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Here we GROW again …

I have some more wonderful and exciting news to share with you all today!  Our sweet little creative design team is growing in 2014!  I am beyond honored and giddy with anticipation at the inspiration that we all will be treated to in January with the addition of these super talented designers to our Paper Sweeties creative family:

kerinKerin Sylvester

LisaLisa Elton

I was so impressed when I visited Kerin and Lisa's blogs and looked through their galleries of gorgeous work!  One of Kerin's areas of expertise is with Copic markers, so we are all in for a big TREAT when she puts marker to paper when working with the Paper Sweeties stamps!  Lisa has such a beautifully clean and crisp design esthetic with a fantastic ability to mix colors and patterns to create sweet works of art!  Please visit our Meet The Design Team page for an up close and personal introduction to the newest Sweeties to join the team … SO EXCITED!

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Just added to the shop for all your gift giving needs this holiday season … and for any gifts you need to give throughout the coming year, we just added Paper Sweeties GIFT CERTIFICATES!  The gift certificates are being offered in a variety of price points to meet your specific needs.  If you don’t see a level that you need, contact us and I will be happy to create a custom gift certificate especially for you!

And, don’t forget about our month-long ‘GIVE BACK CONTEST’ throughout the month of December!  Visit the Paper Sweeties blog often during the month of December and comment on the blog posts I share here throughout the month.  At the end of the month, one lucky commenter will win a $100 SHOPPING SPREE!  Share our contest and blinkie with your crafty friends on your blog and Facebook wall!  When your friend leaves a comment letting us know they heard about us from YOU, you will earn an extra chance to win!  Enter AS MANY TIMES throughout the month as you want … the more you visit and comment, the more chances you have to WIN BIG!  Winner announced January 1, 2014!

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CREATE to WIN free stamp sets!!  Submit your project for the current Paper Sweeties #14 challenge using any of your favorite crafty supplies for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to the shop and a guest designer invitation to create with us next month — earn a bonus vote if you use anything from the Paper Sweeties boutique!  Will you be inspired by the COLORS, SHAPES, THEME ... or something else you see in this month's inspiration board?

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Tidings of Comfort and Joy – TSTR #196

Hi my crafty friends!  I'm popping in today to share a little card I recently created for this week's new challenge at The Shabby Tea Room #196 - 'Noel'!

Photo Inspiration #196We are to use polka dots and buttons on our projects this week ... easy peesy!Debbie TSTR #196 (1)I printed a gorgeous vintage image contained in the Christmas Baubles set from Digital Papers by Janet Etsy and attached it to the base of my card.

Debbie TSTR #196 (2)I created a 3-D banner sentiment using the Noel stamp set from Paper Sweeties and then made a pretty nosegay using red & white polka dotted grosgrain ribbon, a button, baker's twine and a couple of Rusty Jingle Bells!

Please be sure to visit The Shabby Tea Room to be inspired by the other Shabby Girls' gorgeous projects this week and then I hope you'll have time to play along for a chance to win some awesome goodness from Janet's shop!

Inspired by these current challenges:  Cupcake Inspiration #240 – holly berries; Paper Issues - Christmas; Ribbon Carousel #88 – anything; Word Art Wednesday #109 – anything; Really Reasonable Ribbons #85 – button, text, polka dots;  Ribbon Girl - Christmas; Pile it On #48 - P is for - polka dots; 7 Kids College Fund #88 - anything goes; Paper Sweeties December challenge – inspired by girl

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Meet the *new* December goodies …

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papersweeties-candy-cane-redRed & White Chenille Candy Canes - while supplies last

papersweeties-candycane-pinkPink & White Chenille Candy Canes - while supplies last

papersweeties-rustyjinglebellsRusty Jingle Bells - while supplies last

$10GCGift Certificates in a variety of price points - the 'perfect fit'

And you can find all the new products from November and December in our What's New category for your shopping convenience!

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Our little family is growing …

I hope you all enjoyed the past four days of project shares from the Sweeties Teamies for the December *new* product release!  There were so many wonderful project ideas shared for cards, tags, gifts and home decor -- oh my!  I hope these little goodies inspire you to create something fun for your family and friends ... and I hope these ideas will help you incorporate your Paper Sweeties stamps and dies into your heartfelt creations this holiday season and beyond!

I have some wonderful and exciting news to share with you all today!  Our sweet little creative design team is growing in 2014!  I am beyond honored and giddy with anticipation at the inspiration that we all will be treated to in January with the addition of these uber talented designers ... please help me extend a warm welcome to:

amberkroeningAmber Kroening

annetteallenAnnette Allen

annettewitherspoonAnnette Witherspoon

lesleycroghanLesley Croghan

nancypenirNancy Penir

WOW, right??!!  These ladies are so creative ... I was blown away when visiting each of their blogs and looking through their galleries of gorgeous work!  I can hardly wait for January to get here!  Please visit our Meet The Design Team page for an up close and personal introduction to each of our new designers ... visit their blogs and leave them a little bloggy love!  SO EXCITED!

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We have a little bit more of fun news ... just added to the shop for all your gift giving needs this holiday season ... and for any gifts you need to give throughout the coming year, we just added Paper Sweeties GIFT CERTIFICATES - whoooo hooooo!  The gift certificates are being offered in a variety of price points to meet your specific needs.  If you don't see a level that you need, contact us and I will be happy to create a custom gift certificate especially for you!

And, don't forget about our month-long ‘GIVE BACK CONTEST’ throughout the month of December!  Visit the Paper Sweeties blog often during the month of December and comment on the blog posts I share here throughout the month.  At the end of the month, one lucky commenter will win a $100 SHOPPING SPREE!  Share our contest and blinkie with your crafty friends on your blog and Facebook wall!  When your friend leaves a comment letting us know they heard about us from YOU, you will earn an extra chance to win!  Enter AS MANY TIMES throughout the month as you want … the more you visit and comment, the more chances you have to WIN BIG!  Winner announced January 1, 2014!

papersweeties-inspiration#14CREATE to WIN free stamp sets!!  Submit your project for the current Paper Sweeties #14 challenge using any of your favorite crafty supplies for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to the shop and a guest designer invitation to create with us next month — earn a bonus vote if you use anything from the Paper Sweeties boutique!

Hope you have time today to get inky!

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Visions of Sugarplums – Grand Finale!

VOSP 2013 ad 2 aWell, all good things must come to an end, and sadly, today is the final day of project shares for the Visions of Sugarplums Designer's Hop!

papersweeties-debbie-12-6-13(2)This card was super easy to create!  I inked the red cardstock base with some cream paint and then machine zig-zag stitched some pretty green holiday patterned paper to it.  I added a strip of Washi tape at the bottom and a pretty red glittered chipboard heart.

papersweeties-debbie-12-6-13(3)The pretty wreath, pinecones, berries and sentiment were stamped using the Season of Love set directly onto a white paper doilie ... perfect!

papersweeties-debbie-12-6-13(1)And last, I added some gingham ribbon, twine and Rusty Jingle Bells to give this card a rustic, homespun feeling!

Here is the hop line up for today ... be sure to leave a little love for each designer!

Lori
Debbie - Paper Sweeties  <-- you are here
Maria
Ira
Sandy
Vivian
May
Amber
Ignacio

And ... look at the gifts up for grabs from these generous sponsors:

$10 gift certificate - Paper Sweeties
1 set of choice -  Moonlighting by Mary
1 set of choice - Digital Paper
1 set of choice - Graphic Market
$20 gift certificate  - Nicecrane Designs

Inspired by these current challenges:  Cupcake Inspiration #239 – winter fun; Paper Issues - Christmas; Ribbon Carousel #88 – anything; Word Art Wednesday #109 – anything; Really Reasonable Ribbons #85 – lace, text, bling; Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge #249 – stitching; Ribbon Girl - Christmas; 7 Kids College Fund #88 - anything goes; Paper Sweeties December challenge – inspired by ‘wreath’

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Paper Sweeties December Release Rewind – Joyex Noel

Looking for my Visions of Sugarplums post –> click HERE!

My oh my, how time flies when you're having fun!  Today is the 4th and final day of project shares from the Sweeties Teamies for the December *new* product release ... I hope you have enjoyed each day of the blog hops and found some inspiration along the way too!  Before we wrap things up for December and begin creating for the upcoming January release, we have a few more things to share with you today using some of the new goodies in combination with old products too!

papersweeties-debbie-12-5-13(1)I created this fun card full of yummy polka dots and whimsical embellishments using the Season of Love and Little Wishes stamp sets along with a Red & White Chenille Candy Cane!papersweeties-debbie-12-5-13(2)The addition of some baker's twine, a glittered jingle bell, buttons, a paper doilie, a chipboard glittered star and a pretty fabric bloom complete my design!

papersweeties-debbie-#13(3)And, I am re-sharing a project I made for last month's Paper Sweeties November Inspiration challenge so I can show you all the sweet little outfit that is included in the Have a Holly Jolly stamp set!papersweeties-debbie-#13(7)The outfit consists of a sweet top with ruffles at the cuffs and waist.  I stamped my top directly onto patterned paper!  This set also has 10 interchangeable theme icons that you can stamp directly onto the top so you can create 10 different looks ... or don't stamp an incon at all -- leave the top blank or stamp onto patterned paper.  I colored the ruffles with a pink glitter marker and then adhered the sweet stamped heart onto the top.papersweeties-debbie-#13(1)This set also comes with a pair of pants with ruffles at the bottom to coordinate with the top and a pair of ballet shoes!  Pretty polka dots adorn the pants and make them so fun!  You can use this set to dress up the Sweeties girls for the holidays, Valentine's Day, birthdays, celebrations ... just about anything ... using the interchangeable icons!

papersweeties-debbie-#13(5)Here I'm showing a couple of the other outfits I inked and stamped to create a little wardrobe for Miss Emma ... most everything was stamped directly onto patterned papers to make things quick and easy to cut and assemble!  I cut the doll out using the coordinating Emma Sweet Cuts die!

papersweeties-debbie-#13(6)Here you see a few more outfits I created using the Some Bunny Loves You, Live Love Grow and The Splendor of Autumn stamp sets!papersweeties-debbie-#13(4)I added some double sided sticky tape onto the back of each outfit after I laminated them and then adhered them onto glassine 'garmet' bags!papersweeties-debbie-#13(8)Emma was laminated also so the outfits can easily be changed out ... so much fun to play dress up!  The entire ensemble was packaged up using a decorated CD envelope from The Kraft Journal and another glassine bag was added to the front to hold Miss Emma!  I adhered it to the pink & white stripe gingham bow so it could easily be slipped off the CD case to revel and outfits contained inside the case.  What a fun gift to make, give and receive!  Any little (or big!) girl will enjoy receiving a handmade from the heart keepsake like this!

A set of a paper doll with outfits will make you mom of the year when you create these for your daughter's next birthday party as favors ... or what a fun activity to do with the attendees at your daughter's next party -- little girls love playing dress up and pretend!  It's also a great 'take along in the car' gift set that will provide hours of fun for your little girl!  How about stamping a set uncolored and then give as a gift with a pack of markers or crayons and let the little recipient color and decorate the outfits herself!  FUN!

Please be sure to visit the rest of the teamies’ blogs to be inspired by their project shares today:

**Don't forget, Paper Sweeties is hosting a ‘GIVE BACK CONTEST’ throughout the month of December!  Visit the Paper Sweeties blog often during the month of December and comment on the blog posts I share here throughout the month.  At the end of the month, one lucky commenter will win a $100 SHOPPING SPREE!  Share our contest and blinkie with your crafty friends on your blog and Facebook wall!  When your friend leaves a comment letting us know they heard about us from YOU, you will earn an extra chance to win!  Enter AS MANY TIMES throughout the month as you want … the more you visit and comment, the more chances you have to WIN BIG!  Winner announced January 1, 2014!  Ready, set … GO!

For additional inspiration, please visit our online galleries:

Splitcoast Stampers Paper Sweeties Company Gallery   (upload your projects using Paper Sweeties stamps/dies using keyword:  papersweeties)

Pinterest   (contact me for an invitation to pin your projects using Paper Sweeties stamps/dies to our Friends of Paper Sweeties board)

Flickr  - upload your projects using Paper Sweeties stamps/dies to this public gallery

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Give the perfect gift this holiday season ... one size fits ALL!

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We have several MORE ways for you to participate in our current December contests and giveaways — enter for your chance to win some goodness from the boutique:

*  LIKE our Facebook Fan Page and SHARE with your blog and/or Facebook friends for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate when we reach our next giveaway level of 1,400 fans!

*  CREATE to WIN free stamp sets!!  Submit your project for the current Paper Sweeties #14 challenge using any of your favorite crafty supplies for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to the shop and a guest designer invitation to create with us next month — earn a bonus vote if you use anything from the Paper Sweeties boutique!

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Inspired by these current challenges:  Cupcake Inspiration #239 – winter fun; Paper Issues - Christmas; Pile it On #48 – P is for – polka dots;  Ribbon Carousel #88 – anything; Word Art Wednesday #109 – anything; Really Reasonable Ribbons #85 – lace, text, bling; Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge #249 – stitching; Ribbon Girl - Christmas; 7 Kids College Fund #88 - anything goes

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Visions of Sugarplums – Day 4

VOSP 2013 ad 2 aHello crafty girls!  Have you been enjoying the Visions of Sugarplums designer's hop this week!  There has been so many amazing inspiration projects shared from some very talented paper crafters!  Thanks again to my sweet friend, Lori, for inviting me to be a part of this annual holiday event!

papersweeties-debbie-12-5-13(8)For today's project share, I created a {sweet treat} holiday card with some cutie pie gingerbread people!  I made this card in a smaller 4" x 4" size -- suitable to slip into a holiday gift basket ... or even use as a tag on a package!

papersweeties-debbie-12-5-13(7)I stamped the boy and girl gingerbread people on Kraft cardstock using the Ho Ho Ho stamp set and then die cut them using the coordinating Ho Ho Ho Sweet Cuts die - easy peesy!  The sentiment was stamped using the same set and attached to the top of the card.  The papers are Darling Dots and Ga Ga For Gingham from My Time Made Easy.  The addition of a paper doilie, assorted ribbons and some rhinestone bling complete this easy and quick design!  This card is easily mass produced using the die set and is flat enough to go through the mail with one postage stamp too!

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Be sure to continue on the blog hop so you don't miss a single minute of the inspiration and fun:

Lori
Debbie - Paper Sweeties  <-- you are here
Maria
Mitra
Lauren
Jane
May
Shelly
Ignacio

Today's giveaways from these generous sponsors:

$10 gift certificate - Paper Sweeties
1 set of choice -  Moonlighting by Mary
Christmas Creation - Mitra
Into the Woods Stamp Set - Lawn Fawn
$20 gift certificate  - Nicecrane Designs
Gingerbread Folk Pattern - Gingermelon

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***Give the perfect gift this holiday season ... one size fits ALL!***

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Inspired by these current challenges:   Pile it On #48 – P is for – pink and polka dots;  Ribbon Carousel #88 – anything; Word Art Wednesday #109 – anything;  Really Reasonable Ribbons #85 – bling, polka dots, white; Cupcake Inspiration #239 – winter fun; Paper Issues - Christmas;  Simon Says Stamp – make your own background; 7 Kids College Fund #88 - anything goes

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Paper Sweeties December Release day #3 – Sending Holiday Cheer

Looking for my Visions of Sugarplums post –> click HERE!

Looking for my ‘12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop’ post –> click HERE!

Welcome to day three of project shares for the Paper Sweeties December *new* product release … all new products went LIVE in the shop on 12/1 – four pretty holiday & winter theme stamp sets, one new coordinating die set, some rusty bells, chenille candy canes … and, of course, several money saving bundles too!  I hope you had fun hopping yesterday to all of the sweeties teamies’ blogs to check out their absolutely amazing inspiration projects – such pretty projects!!

papersweeties-debbie-12-4-13(8)For today's project share, I created a holiday card using baby pink shimmer cardstock that I embossed with a holly leaf and berry folder and then layered sage green, black and white cardstock to create an interesting and unexpected color palette for this holiday card!

papersweeties-debbie-12-4-13(7)I stamped the wreath, bow and sentiment images using the Noel build a wreath set and the Season of Love stamp set!  I added a row of white lace Washi tape along the bottom of the sage cardstock and finished my design by adding champagne colored pearls to the sage green wreath for a little dimension!

Please be sure to visit the rest of the teamies’ blogs to be inspired by their project shares today:

Paper Sweeties is hosting a ‘GIVE BACK CONTEST’ throughout the month of December!  Visit the Paper Sweeties blog often during the month of December and comment on the blog posts I share here throughout the month.  At the end of the month, one lucky commenter will win a $100 SHOPPING SPREE!  Share our contest and blinkie with your crafty friends on your blog and Facebook wall!  When your friend leaves a comment letting us know they heard about us from YOU, you will earn an extra chance to win!  Enter AS MANY TIMES throughout the month as you want … the more you visit and comment, the more chances you have to WIN BIG!  Winner announced January 1, 2014!  Ready, set … GO!

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For additional inspiration, please visit our online galleries:

Splitcoast Stampers Paper Sweeties Company Gallery   (upload your projects using Paper Sweeties stamps/dies using keyword:  papersweeties)

Pinterest   (contact me for an invitation to pin your projects using Paper Sweeties stamps/dies to our Friends of Paper Sweeties board)

Flickr  - upload your projects using Paper Sweeties stamps/dies to this public gallery

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We have several MORE ways for you to participate in our current December contests and giveaways — enter for your chance to win some goodness from the boutique:

*  LIKE our Facebook Fan Page and SHARE with your blog and/or Facebook friends for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate when we reach our next giveaway level of 1,400 fans!

*  CREATE to WIN free stamp sets!!  Submit your project for the current Paper Sweeties #14 challenge using any of your favorite crafty supplies for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to the shop and a guest designer invitation to create with us next month — earn a bonus vote if you use anything from the Paper Sweeties boutique!

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Inspired by these current challenges:  Festive Friday – element/wreath; Cupcake Inspiration #239 – winter fun; Paper Issues - Christmas; Pile it On #48 – P is for – pink;  Ribbon Carousel #88 – anything; Word Art Wednesday #109 - anything; Simon Says Stamp - make your own background; Really Reasonable Ribbons #85 - lace, text, bling; 7 Kids College Fund #88 - anything goes; Paper Sweeties December challenge – inspired by ‘wreath’

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Visions of Sugarplums – Day 3

VOSP 2013 ad 2 aHello crafty friends!  Welcome to day 3 of the Visions of Sugarplums Designer's Blog Hop!

papersweeties-debbie-12-5-13(4)For my project share today, I created a tea theme gift set!  I adore hosting tea parties throughout the year and I love making little table favors to give to my guests as a way to say thank you for attending my party!

papersweeties-debbie-12-5-13(3)Who wouldn't like to attend a yummy tea party and then go home with a little party favor as a keepsake too!papersweeties-debbie-12-5-13(5)I used the Little Wishes and Tea For Two stamp sets from Paper Sweeties to create these fun party invitations and favors!  Wouldn't these be darling for a bridal shower too?

*NEW* December stamps and dies LIVE in the shop!

Lori
Debbie - Paper Sweeties  <-- you are here
Maria
Lisa
Sandy
Beatriz
Vivian
May
Ignacio

Today's generous sponsor giveaways -- leave a little bloggy love along the hop to be eligible for the yummy prizes:

$10 gift certificate - Paper Sweeties
1 set of choice -  Moonlighting by Mary
1 set of choice - Iralamija
1 digital set of choice - Vintage Remix
$20 gift certificate  - Nicecrane Designs

Thanks for visiting today!

Inspired by these current challenges:   Pile it On #48 – P is for – pink;  Ribbon Carousel #88 – anything; Word Art Wednesday #109 - anything;  Really Reasonable Ribbons #85 - flower, text, twine; 7 Kids College Fund #88 - anything goes

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12 Days of Christmas BLOG HOP!

Hello crafty friends!  I'm super excited to be sharing a little something I created for today's leg of the 12 Days of Christmas Designer's Blog Hop!  A big thank you to Lisa for inviting me to create something to share with everyone today!

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At this time of the year, I'm always looking for inspiration ideas for holiday cards to create that are festive, yet fairly flat and easy to mail out to my family and friends!  No bumpy embellishments because the postage costs are so expensive when you're sending out so many cards!

papersweeties-debbie-12-4-13(4)I created this 'homespun' holiday card using the Homespun Holidays, Make the Season Bright and Season of Love stamp sets along with the Homespun Holidays Sweet Cuts die!

papersweeties-debbie-12-4-13(5)The Sweet Cuts dies that coordinate with the Paper Sweeties stamps make it easy peesy for you to stamp, cut and decorate your cards, tags, scrapbook pages, gifts and home decor items!  No more fussy cutting -- yippiee!

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I added a snipett of lace trim, a couple of candy dots and some machine zig-zag stitching around the base of the card to complete my design ... and this little pretty will fit into a standard A-2 envelope with one postage stamp 🙂

You should have arrived here from Lisa's blog.

You are here -->  Debbie Marcinkeiwicz - Paper Sweeties

Next stop on the hop is  Pam's blog.

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Be sure to enjoy hopping to each of the participating designer's blog today and leave a little love along the way!  There are fabby prizes from many generous sponsors ... including a $10 gift certificate up for grabs to one lucky commenter!!!  Thanks for visiting my blog today ... I hope I inspired you to create something fun!

*NEW* December stamps and dies LIVE in the shop now!

Inspired by these current challenges:  Festive Friday – color/red, white, aqua; Cupcake Inspiration #239 – winter fun; Paper Issues - Christmas; Pile it On #48 – P is for – polka dots;  Ribbon Carousel #88 – anything; Word Art Wednesday #109 - anything;  Really Reasonable Ribbons #85 - lace, text, bling; Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge #249 - stitching; Ribbon Girl - Christmas; 7 Kids College Fund #88 - anything goes

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Paper Sweeties December Release Day #2 – Happy Ho Ho Holidays

Looking for my Visions of Sugarplums post --> click HERE!

Looking for my 'Exciting News' post --> click HERE!

Welcome to day two of project shares for the Paper Sweeties December *new* product release ... all new products went LIVE in the shop on 12/1 - four pretty stamp sets, one new coordinating die set, some rusty bells, chenille candy canes ... and, of course, several money saving bundles too!  I hope you had fun hopping yesterday to all of the sweeties teamies' blogs to check out their absolutely amazing inspiration projects - WOWZERS!

papersweeties-debbie-12-2-13(2)Today I'm sharing a very clean and simple holiday card with you ... a perfect design to mass produce and very easy to mail with 3 flat cardstock layers and no embellishments!

papersweeties-debbie-12-2-13(1)I used the *new* Vintage Holiday Postcards set along with the Season of Love stamp set to create this traditional holiday card!  The Vintage Holiday Postcards set would also be wonderful to create postcard thank you notes after the holidays!  And, thinking ahead, that sweet '2 kisses' postage stamp image will be great for Valentine's Day projects too!

Please be sure to visit the rest of the teamies' blogs to be inspired by their project shares today:

Paper Sweeties is hosting a ‘GIVE BACK CONTEST’ throughout the month of December!  Visit the Paper Sweeties blog often during the month of December and comment on the blog posts I share here throughout the month.  At the end of the month, one lucky commenter will win a $100 SHOPPING SPREE!  Share our contest and blinkie with your crafty friends on your blog and Facebook wall!  When your friend leaves a comment letting us know they heard about us from YOU, you will earn an extra chance to win!  Enter AS MANY TIMES throughout the month as you want … the more you visit and comment, the more chances you have to WIN BIG!  Winner announced January 1, 2014!  Ready, set … GO!

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For additional inspiration, please visit our online galleries:

Splitcoast Stampers Paper Sweeties Company Gallery   (upload your projects using Paper Sweeties stamps/dies using keyword:  papersweeties)

Pinterest   (contact me for an invitation to pin your projects using Paper Sweeties stamps/dies to our Friends of Paper Sweeties board)

Flickr  - upload your projects using Paper Sweeties stamps/dies to this public gallery

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We have several MORE ways for you to participate in our current December contests and giveaways — enter for your chance to win some goodness from the boutique:

*  LIKE our Facebook Fan Page and SHARE with your blog and/or Facebook friends for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate when we reach our next giveaway level of 1,400 fans!

*  CREATE to WIN free stamp sets!!  Submit your project for the current Paper Sweeties #14 challenge using any of your favorite crafty supplies for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to the shop and a guest designer invitation to create with us next month — earn a bonus vote if you use anything from the Paper Sweeties boutique!

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Inspired by these current challenges:  Festive Friday – element/wreath; Cupcake Inspiration #239 – winter fun; Paper Issues - Christmas; Pile it On #48 – P is for – postage stamp; Simon Says Stamp – anything; Word Art Wednesday #108 – anything; Ribbon Carousel #88 - anything

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