Paper Smooches December DT Blog Hop

Hey there! I can’t believe it’s our final Paper Smooches blog post of the year, but here it is! The new release this month is awesome, so enjoy hopping along with us!

It’s Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches JANUARY 2016 release with you! TWO new stamps and TEN new dies will be available to purchase at 8:00pm pacific time on Wednesday, December 30th. You will find our new products HERE.

To add extra fun to our blog hop…we are offering up a prize! 

The prize – a $25. gift code to choose what you like at the PS online store.

Here are the details:

  • FOUR winners will be chosen at RANDOM from any of the design team blogs and the PS Blog to win the $25. prize.
  • Just leave a comment on any of the design team blogs listed below or the PS blog for your chance to win!  (you do not need to comment on all blogs to qualify but it increases your changes) 
  • Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Sunday, December 27th to leave a comment. 
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, December 28th to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.  

Alice Wertz

To increase your chances of winning:

  • Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop
  • Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop
  • Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop

(which means that you have up to three extra chances to win on each blog)

I created a card using the new Paint Strokes dies. I cut them out of different colors of cardstock and then layered a sentiment over top of them for an easy, but whimsical card!

Paint Strokes Friend Card | Kalyn Kepner for Paper Smooches

Paint Strokes Friend Card | Kalyn Kepner for Paper Smooches

I hope you enjoyed my card and be sure to keep on hopping for your chance to win the gift card! I also hope you and your families have the most wonderful holiday season and Christmas! Thanks so much for another year of crafting along with me!

Kalyn

89 Thoughts on “Paper Smooches December DT Blog Hop

  1. Natalie Godfrey on December 23, 2015 at 9:53 am said:

    Great looking card. Love the colors!

  2. Susan Lang on December 23, 2015 at 10:01 am said:

    Paint stroke die. Now that is a new idea. Love the card.

  3. Kelly B. on December 23, 2015 at 10:22 am said:

    Such cool dies!

  4. Such a cute card! Love the contrast and colors.

  5. Cute card! I love the paint strokes and dies would be wonderful fun.

  6. Very modern card! Great use of those new dies!

  7. What a darling card! Love those dies!

  8. Oh – paint stroke dies – very cool! Love the way you used them on your card!

  9. Gilda (McStamper) on December 23, 2015 at 1:35 pm said:

    I love this card. Great new dies.

  10. Very nice! Love the lettering on the hi die

  11. Nancy Wilcox on December 23, 2015 at 2:30 pm said:

    Love the colors you used. This die looks like it could be a lot of fun.

  12. These dies are fantastic, and your color choices just pop!

  13. Teresa Godines #6857 on December 23, 2015 at 3:34 pm said:

    Fun card. Love background colors. TFS

  14. Oh, those Paint Strokes Dies look like a lot of fun!

  15. Taasha B on December 23, 2015 at 3:45 pm said:

    Can’t wait to try the paint strokes dies. Great card.

  16. Michele K. Henderson on December 23, 2015 at 4:49 pm said:

    Love this colorful card! This is so perfect for so many occasions!

  17. Ashlee M on December 23, 2015 at 5:05 pm said:

    What a cute and colorful card ! Love it:)

  18. What a fun card! Love those paint stripes. Great colors and a fun easy card. Thanks for the inspiration.

  19. Angie Hall on December 23, 2015 at 6:19 pm said:

    How clever to have a paint brush stroke die. Several companies made stamps but this is the first die I have seen. Love your colorful card. Thanks.

  20. Irene Grau on December 23, 2015 at 6:21 pm said:

    Lovely CAS card.

  21. Mary-Anne V. on December 23, 2015 at 6:27 pm said:

    What a neat look this paint stroke die creates. Merry Christmas!

  22. EEK – the paint strokes dies are definitely on my wish list!! Love your bright, happy card!

  23. Samantha on December 23, 2015 at 6:41 pm said:

    such a fun colorful card.

  24. Kathryn M on December 23, 2015 at 6:43 pm said:

    Very cute

  25. Janet Mack on December 23, 2015 at 6:46 pm said:

    Paint Stroke dies, how totally fun.

  26. sharla~ on December 23, 2015 at 7:08 pm said:

    Those dies are so fun, love the pretty colors!

  27. Loving that background paint strokes – so pretty!

  28. Pat McCleary on December 23, 2015 at 7:22 pm said:

    Such a fun card. Love the paint stroke dies.

  29. I have the blog hop on my blog – right side – TY
    http://ilikepaper01.blogspot.com/

  30. The paint strokes are super fun, LOVE your card!!

  31. Lynda J on December 23, 2015 at 8:14 pm said:

    The card is nice and I love the dies!

  32. Amy Cooley on December 23, 2015 at 8:36 pm said:

    How adorable…modern and fun!

  33. Amy Cooley on December 23, 2015 at 8:37 pm said:

    I shared about the hop on FB.

  34. Amy Cooley on December 23, 2015 at 8:37 pm said:

    I shared about the hop on Twitter ( @acools )

  35. Great card! Love these paint stroke dies.

  36. Such fun dies – great card!

  37. Linda Meunier on December 23, 2015 at 11:32 pm said:

    Very cool!

  38. What a fun idea – paint stroke dies. FUN!

  39. Dawn~DesignsByDragonfly on December 24, 2015 at 12:05 am said:

    Your card is soooo cute. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsbyDragonfly.blogspot

  40. What a fun card..love the artsy strokes! 🙂
    Suchi xx

  41. TracyM #6773 on December 24, 2015 at 12:53 am said:

    F U N and FABULOUS card Kalyn!!!
    LOVE your CHEERY background and PRETTY font combo for the sentiment … I can see myself cutting a HUGE rainbow of these paint strokes to make bundles of cards!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION 🙂

  42. TracyM #6773 on December 24, 2015 at 12:54 am said:

    I shared on Facebook – Thank You for the chance to win 🙂
    https://www.facebook.com/tracy.moloney.71/posts/1202822306412811

  43. TracyM #6773 on December 24, 2015 at 12:54 am said:

    I shared on Twitter – Thank You for the chance to win 🙂
    https://twitter.com/TracyM6773/status/679892546433105920

  44. Shirley on December 24, 2015 at 5:35 am said:

    WOW! love the paint stroke die as well as your colorful card.

  45. I love your fun + colorful card!

  46. Georgiana on December 24, 2015 at 7:11 am said:

    Very cool with the splash of colors on black and white polka dots!

  47. The background swooshes- great idea!!!

  48. Great card! I love all of the colorful die cut elements!

  49. Jamie Vanskiver on December 24, 2015 at 12:11 pm said:

    EEK paint stroke dies!!! Seriously love!!!! Awesome card 🙂

  50. Really trendy card – love the paint stroke dies.

  51. Love your paper pieced card. Such a fun new die!

  52. Cute card, loving those dies!

  53. Katiria on December 24, 2015 at 2:14 pm said:

    I’m hoping our new year is less stressful than this last one

  54. love all the elements you put together for this one!

  55. Great CAS card! Love the graphic design!

  56. Cynthia O. on December 24, 2015 at 9:20 pm said:

    Fun design, Kalyn! The colorful paintstroke dies are very trendy.

  57. I like the colorful paint strokes.

  58. Debbie Vasel on December 24, 2015 at 10:33 pm said:

    This is certainly a very beautiful colorful card.

  59. Fun brush strokes!!

  60. Rebecca Yahrling on December 25, 2015 at 11:37 am said:

    Love those paint stroke dies – how fun. Cute button, too. And your card is so happy & bright with color.

  61. Rebecca Yahrling on December 25, 2015 at 11:37 am said:

    I posted on FB! <3

  62. Denise Bryant on December 26, 2015 at 1:42 am said:

    Awesome color combo! Love your use of the dies!

  63. Love those dies, great use of colors and mix of texture

  64. Denise Bryant on December 26, 2015 at 11:52 pm said:

    Shared on FB!

  65. Sherisse A. on December 27, 2015 at 2:14 am said:

    I love the modern yet whimsical feel of your card!:)

  66. Sherisse A. on December 27, 2015 at 2:14 am said:

    I’ve shared on Facebook about this awesome PS blog hop!:)) Love this new release!!:)

  67. Sherisse A. on December 27, 2015 at 2:15 am said:

    I’ve shared on Twitter about this awesome PS blog hop !:)) Love this new release!!:) @SherisseAng

  68. Sherisse A. on December 27, 2015 at 2:15 am said:

    I’ve posted on my personal blog about this awesome PS blog hop !:)) Love this new release!!:)

  69. Shared on Facebook!

  70. Shared on Twitter!

  71. Shared on my blog!

  72. Love your colourful and fun card! 🙂

  73. Joelle L. on December 27, 2015 at 2:39 am said:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!! Your card is beautiful!:))

  74. Joelle L. on December 27, 2015 at 2:40 am said:

    FBed!:))

  75. Janice Lei on December 27, 2015 at 2:42 am said:

    I’ve facebooked!

  76. Giselle Li on December 27, 2015 at 2:43 am said:

    Beautiful card, Kalyn!

  77. Christy Q on December 27, 2015 at 7:45 am said:

    Fantastic design!! Love the colors you used and the wood veneer embelli.

  78. Jean Bullock on December 27, 2015 at 3:50 pm said:

    Love the color splashes ! Well done!

  79. Great card, love the new paint stroke dies!

  80. Love Paper Smooches. Have been investing in thier product this last year.

  81. I love your bright card – and the paint stroke dies – genius on the part of PS!!

  82. Wonderful card!!!

  83. Katherine on December 27, 2015 at 8:51 pm said:

    Love that paint die!

  84. Paper Smooches has been creating great dies! I love how you used the paint die!

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