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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

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89 Comments

  • Reply
    Natalie Godfrey
    December 23, 2015 at 9:53 am

    Great looking card. Love the colors!

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    Susan Lang
    December 23, 2015 at 10:01 am

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

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

    Such cool dies!

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    Janelle
    December 23, 2015 at 10:41 am

    Such a cute card! Love the contrast and colors.

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    Lisa K
    December 23, 2015 at 10:51 am

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

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    Katherine K
    December 23, 2015 at 11:06 am

    Very modern card! Great use of those new dies!

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    RobiW
    December 23, 2015 at 12:03 pm

    What a darling card! Love those dies!

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    karen h
    December 23, 2015 at 12:07 pm

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

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    Gilda (McStamper)
    December 23, 2015 at 1:35 pm

    I love this card. Great new dies.

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    Sheri D
    December 23, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Very nice! Love the lettering on the hi die

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    Nancy Wilcox
    December 23, 2015 at 2:30 pm

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

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    Janet D.
    December 23, 2015 at 2:35 pm

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

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    Teresa Godines #6857
    December 23, 2015 at 3:34 pm

    Fun card. Love background colors. TFS

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    Sue McRae
    December 23, 2015 at 3:36 pm

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

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    Taasha B
    December 23, 2015 at 3:45 pm

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

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

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

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    Ashlee M
    December 23, 2015 at 5:05 pm

    What a cute and colorful card ! Love it:)

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    Donna Rinckel
    December 23, 2015 at 6:09 pm

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

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    Angie Hall
    December 23, 2015 at 6:19 pm

    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.

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    Irene Grau
    December 23, 2015 at 6:21 pm

    Lovely CAS card.

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

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

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    Kathy Schweinfurth
    December 23, 2015 at 6:32 pm

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

  • Reply
    Samantha
    December 23, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    such a fun colorful card.

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    Kathryn M
    December 23, 2015 at 6:43 pm

    Very cute

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    Janet Mack
    December 23, 2015 at 6:46 pm

    Paint Stroke dies, how totally fun.

  • Reply
    sharla~
    December 23, 2015 at 7:08 pm

    Those dies are so fun, love the pretty colors!

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    Gail Scott
    December 23, 2015 at 7:16 pm

    Loving that background paint strokes – so pretty!

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    Pat McCleary
    December 23, 2015 at 7:22 pm

    Such a fun card. Love the paint stroke dies.

  • Reply
    Gail Scott
    December 23, 2015 at 7:23 pm

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

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    Diane
    December 23, 2015 at 8:09 pm

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

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    Lynda J
    December 23, 2015 at 8:14 pm

    The card is nice and I love the dies!

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    Amy Cooley
    December 23, 2015 at 8:36 pm

    How adorable…modern and fun!

  • Reply
    Amy Cooley
    December 23, 2015 at 8:37 pm

    I shared about the hop on FB.

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    Amy Cooley
    December 23, 2015 at 8:37 pm

    I shared about the hop on Twitter ( @acools )

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    Tona
    December 23, 2015 at 8:47 pm

    Great card! Love these paint stroke dies.

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    Cornelia (fun stamping)
    December 23, 2015 at 10:24 pm

    Such fun dies – great card!

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    Linda Meunier
    December 23, 2015 at 11:32 pm

    Very cool!

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    Ann K
    December 24, 2015 at 12:05 am

    What a fun idea – paint stroke dies. FUN!

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    Dawn~DesignsByDragonfly
    December 24, 2015 at 12:05 am

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

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    Suchi
    December 24, 2015 at 12:30 am

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

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    TracyM #6773
    December 24, 2015 at 12:53 am

    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 🙂

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    TracyM #6773
    December 24, 2015 at 12:54 am

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

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    TracyM #6773
    December 24, 2015 at 12:54 am

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

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    TracyM #6773
    December 24, 2015 at 12:55 am

    I shared on my blog – Thank You for the chance to win 🙂
    http://tracyscraftyadventures.blogspot.com.au/2015/12/its-pep-rally-week-on-paper-smooches.html

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    Shirley
    December 24, 2015 at 5:35 am

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

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    ~amy~
    December 24, 2015 at 6:57 am

    I love your fun + colorful card!

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    Georgiana
    December 24, 2015 at 7:11 am

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

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    karen b
    December 24, 2015 at 8:24 am

    The background swooshes- great idea!!!

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    Celeste Goff
    December 24, 2015 at 9:11 am

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

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    Jamie Vanskiver
    December 24, 2015 at 12:11 pm

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

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    Joy Meadows
    December 24, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    Really trendy card – love the paint stroke dies.

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    Arlana
    December 24, 2015 at 12:36 pm

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

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    Mary-Anne V.
    December 24, 2015 at 1:31 pm

    Posted on my blog/Flickr account https://www.flickr.com/photos/74238397@N06/23948694555

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    Oliev
    December 24, 2015 at 1:45 pm

    Cute card, loving those dies!

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    Katiria
    December 24, 2015 at 2:14 pm

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

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    chark
    December 24, 2015 at 4:43 pm

    love all the elements you put together for this one!

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    chark
    December 24, 2015 at 4:53 pm

    blogged http://glitterinmykitchen.blogspot.com/

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    Kristina (CraftyPaws)
    December 24, 2015 at 8:11 pm

    Great CAS card! Love the graphic design!

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

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

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    Sue D
    December 24, 2015 at 10:19 pm

    I like the colorful paint strokes.

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    Debbie Vasel
    December 24, 2015 at 10:33 pm

    This is certainly a very beautiful colorful card.

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    Pam Loris
    December 25, 2015 at 6:20 am

    Fun brush strokes!!

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    Rebecca Yahrling
    December 25, 2015 at 11:37 am

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

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    Rebecca Yahrling
    December 25, 2015 at 11:37 am

    I posted on FB! <3

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    Denise Bryant
    December 26, 2015 at 1:42 am

    Awesome color combo! Love your use of the dies!

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    Ria Montefalcon
    December 26, 2015 at 11:53 am

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

  • Reply
    Denise Bryant
    December 26, 2015 at 11:52 pm

    Shared on FB!

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

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

  • Reply
    Sherisse A.
    December 27, 2015 at 2:14 am

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

  • Reply
    Sherisse A.
    December 27, 2015 at 2:15 am

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

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

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

  • Reply
    Lyn T.
    December 27, 2015 at 2:30 am

    Shared on Facebook!

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    Lyn T.
    December 27, 2015 at 2:32 am

    Shared on Twitter!

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    Lyn T.
    December 27, 2015 at 2:35 am

    Shared on my blog!

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    Lyn T.
    December 27, 2015 at 2:35 am

    Love your colourful and fun card! 🙂

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

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

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

    FBed!:))

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    Janice Lei
    December 27, 2015 at 2:42 am

    I’ve facebooked!

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    Giselle Li
    December 27, 2015 at 2:43 am

    Beautiful card, Kalyn!

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    Christy Q
    December 27, 2015 at 7:45 am

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

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    Marianne
    December 27, 2015 at 10:39 am

    Such a fun card

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    Jean Bullock
    December 27, 2015 at 3:50 pm

    Love the color splashes ! Well done!

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    Lynne in NI
    December 27, 2015 at 4:19 pm

    Great card, love the new paint stroke dies!

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    Jan B
    December 27, 2015 at 5:23 pm

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

  • Reply
    Carisa Zglobicki
    December 27, 2015 at 6:38 pm

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

  • Reply
    Lynda
    December 27, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    Wonderful card!!!

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    Katherine
    December 27, 2015 at 8:51 pm

    Love that paint die!

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    Angela
    December 27, 2015 at 10:35 pm

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

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