Paper Smooches DT April Blog Hop

Hey there friends! I’m so excited to be back in Blog Land for another Paper Smooches blog hop! I’ve been pretty absent lately due to graduate school assignments keeping me busy, but I plan to be back in action when finals are over in the next two weeks! Yay! For now, let’s celebrate with a blog hope with the Paper Smooches crew!

It’s Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches MAY 2016 release with you! ONE new stamp sets and FIVE new dies will be available to purchase at 8:00pm PT on April 30th. You will find our new products HERE once they go live.
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 chances)
Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Sunday, May 1st to leave a comment.
Please check the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, May 2nd to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.

Kalyn Kepner聽(you are here!)

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 used the Hugs & Kisses die set on this card to make a bright, watercolored design with lots of pink and purple. I used my Distress Inks to watercolor聽and then added some stamps and rhinestones to top it all off!

 

kalyn-hugskisses-die

 

Be sure to keep hopping along to see the other designers’ creations and enter for your chance to win the prize!

Thanks so much for stopping by,

Kalyn

105 Thoughts on “Paper Smooches DT April Blog Hop

  1. So pretty! Love the watercolored BG!

  2. your watercolor background is so gorgeous! TFS

  3. Elise Smith on April 28, 2016 at 9:34 am said:

    This is so sweet! I love the watercolored background and the sparkles! 馃檪

  4. Susan Lang on April 28, 2016 at 9:39 am said:

    The watercolor background is perfect and sets off that great die.

  5. This is really cute! I love your watercoloring, great colors too. TFS

  6. Awesome card! Love that new die set and your background is fabulous!!!

  7. Raquel on April 28, 2016 at 9:49 am said:

    Tha background is so dramatic…and yet the die cut stands out!!!

  8. Arianna Barbara on April 28, 2016 at 10:26 am said:

    Wow! Your card is really cute! Love it!

  9. Arianna Barbara on April 28, 2016 at 10:26 am said:

    I’ve just shared on FB about the blog hop https://www.facebook.com/arianna.barbara.1/posts/1026339437447005

  10. Arianna Barbara on April 28, 2016 at 10:27 am said:

    I’ve just Twitted about the blog hop https://twitter.com/raggiodiluce82/status/725689969323479042

  11. That card is so cute! I love the pink tones.

  12. Deb Selby on April 28, 2016 at 10:55 am said:

    Simple and Sweet just like the sentiment.

  13. jan metcalf on April 28, 2016 at 11:16 am said:

    Hugs and kisses are “Smooches” with our dogs!

  14. Connie Hewitt on April 28, 2016 at 11:25 am said:

    Keep it simple is my motto…I will try to create a blue version as a complement to your card. Beautiful.

  15. Carla Hundley on April 28, 2016 at 11:36 am said:

    How pretty this is!
    Love the water
    coloring and
    the rhinestones.
    Carla from Utah

  16. Like the watercolored background of this to show off the wonderful sentiment. Have a BEE-utiful day!
    Melissa
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  17. Denise Bryant on April 28, 2016 at 11:51 am said:

    Pretty card! Love that hugs & kisses die set! Awesome watercolored background!

  18. I love how the die cut sentiment is highlighted by the watercolor background. What a attractive card.

  19. FaceBooked with a link about PS blog hop. Have a BEE-utiful day!
    Melissa
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  20. Nancy Wilcox on April 28, 2016 at 12:03 pm said:

    Beautiful watercolor background.

  21. Posted on my blog right sidebar w/ a link about PS blog hop. Have a BEE-utiful day!
    Melissa
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  22. Oh I love the pink on this card =) TFS!

  23. Christine Canfield on April 28, 2016 at 12:22 pm said:

    posted link about PS blog hop to FB! i LOVE new releases!!!

  24. Christine Canfield on April 28, 2016 at 12:22 pm said:

    LOVE that background!!

  25. Liz McAllister on April 28, 2016 at 12:27 pm said:

    I really like the xoxo in the background with die cut words on top!

  26. Renee Hoffer on April 28, 2016 at 1:30 pm said:

    What a pretty background!

  27. Very lovely card, Kalyn! Thanks for the great inspiration!

  28. Teresa Godines on April 28, 2016 at 2:49 pm said:

    Such a great card. I really love the color combo. TFS

  29. Leanne S on April 28, 2016 at 3:52 pm said:

    Beautiful card!!

  30. Kathy H on April 28, 2016 at 4:47 pm said:

    love the font used on these dies!

  31. Becca Yahrling on April 28, 2016 at 5:06 pm said:

    How sweet and simple; I love it!

  32. Becca Yahrling on April 28, 2016 at 5:10 pm said:

    I shared the Blog Hop on FB.

  33. Just so Love-ly with all those kisses & hugs, Kalyn!
    =]

  34. craftygal1 on April 28, 2016 at 5:35 pm said:

    Love the background!

  35. Super sweet card! Love it! :o)

  36. Love the inky background and the lovely diecuts!!!
    Such a pretty card.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

  37. Tweeted abt the hop here:
    https://twitter.com/JanisinIdaho/status/725805505273196544
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

  38. Sweet, sweet, sweet! LOVE your background, beautiful colors!

  39. Ashlee M on April 28, 2016 at 6:51 pm said:

    LOVE your card and the watercolored background:)

  40. Beautiful water colored background!

  41. I love watercolor creations – your card is so beautiful – love the pink!

  42. Posted on Facebook about the hop

  43. Posted on my personal blog about the hop

  44. Love the pink and bold white!

  45. Oh such a lovely background! Beautiful design!

  46. Shona Austin on April 28, 2016 at 8:27 pm said:

    Love the watercolor background. Bright Pink so eye catching.

  47. So pretty, love the bright pink background.

  48. Trina P. on April 28, 2016 at 8:39 pm said:

    Love the sentiment against the pink watercolor background.

  49. barbara lassiter on April 28, 2016 at 8:41 pm said:

    Love this beautiful watercolor background! great card.

  50. Hugs and Kisses! Always appropriate! Love the watercoloring!

  51. Janelle on April 28, 2016 at 9:06 pm said:

    Love your rose-y splats for the background for the giant words. Cool card!!

  52. Mary-Anne V. on April 28, 2016 at 9:12 pm said:

    Gorgeous background for this fun word die.

  53. Mary-Anne V. on April 28, 2016 at 9:13 pm said:
  54. Carol Mc on April 28, 2016 at 9:13 pm said:

    Love that bright background with the crisp white die cut.

  55. Mary-Anne V. on April 28, 2016 at 9:22 pm said:

    I posted on FB about the hop.

  56. Iris Esther L贸pez on April 28, 2016 at 9:25 pm said:

    Sweet card!

  57. Iris Esther L贸pez on April 28, 2016 at 9:26 pm said:

    I Facebooked about the blog hop.

  58. Iris Esther L贸pez on April 28, 2016 at 9:27 pm said:

    I Tweeted about the blog hop.

  59. Sweet card – love the background!

  60. Gilda (McStamper) on April 28, 2016 at 10:02 pm said:

    Lovely! Great watercolor background.

  61. Very cute. I like the background.

  62. Melanie Mallek on April 28, 2016 at 10:28 pm said:

    Sawwwwwweet card! 馃檪

  63. That pink background is so beautiful, simple but such pleasant card.

  64. Love both this die set & what you did with it.

  65. I love this card.. I love background too. Just elegant.Thanks for sharing!

  66. Rubina Pantoja on April 29, 2016 at 6:52 am said:

    What a sweet card!

  67. Super duper pretty!

  68. Debbie on April 29, 2016 at 9:20 am said:

    Super cute card… I love that die…

  69. I Facebooked about the Hop on my blog’s FB page!! https://www.facebook.com/ValByDesign/

  70. Andrea Shell on April 29, 2016 at 9:28 am said:

    Beautiful watercoloring! Love the new die!

  71. Andrea Shell on April 29, 2016 at 9:28 am said:

    I posted about the new release on Facebook.

  72. Linda Meunier on April 29, 2016 at 11:23 am said:

    Love the color!

  73. I LOVE this gorgeous pink background color! Very pretty!

  74. Bev Karolak on April 29, 2016 at 6:16 pm said:

    Beautiful card! Love the water colouring. 馃槉

  75. Brandi R on April 29, 2016 at 6:32 pm said:

    Awesome card! Love the watercolor 鈾

  76. Great watercolor background, love your card!

  77. Gabriella on April 29, 2016 at 7:40 pm said:

    I like your watercolory background

  78. TracyM #6773 on April 30, 2016 at 8:05 am said:

    DELIGHTFUL card Kalyn!!!
    LOVE the hugs & kisses and LOVE your inky background!!!
    … I can see myself using these dies all year long 馃檪
    THANK YOU for sharing!!!

  79. TracyM #6773 on April 30, 2016 at 8:06 am said:

    I shared on Facebook, my name there is Tracy Moloney 馃檪
    https:/ /www.facebook.com/tracy.moloney.71/posts/1296867360341638

  80. TracyM #6773 on April 30, 2016 at 8:06 am said:

    I tweeted about the May Release Blog Hop 馃檪
    https://twitter.com/TracyM6773/status/726376908326211584

  81. TracyM #6773 on April 30, 2016 at 8:07 am said:
  82. DonnaS on April 30, 2016 at 8:49 am said:

    Love this release and love your cards. Just adorable. Looking forward to watching some new videos/seeing more blogs in “blog land” of yours! *hint hint* 馃檪

  83. Jean Bullock on April 30, 2016 at 10:11 am said:

    the new hugs and kisses die is so cute. Love how you used it on the card.

  84. renee milner on April 30, 2016 at 12:52 pm said:

    Especially like your background coloring! Cute dies. Best wishes with grad school!

  85. Nana Griffin on April 30, 2016 at 5:56 pm said:

    Nice bright background. I like that hugs and kisses.

  86. Wonderful water colored card. Love the bright colors and the fun sentiment.

  87. Manda on May 1, 2016 at 2:27 am said:

    I absolutely love the pink watercolouring! So lovely!

  88. Manda on May 1, 2016 at 2:28 am said:

    I’ve shared on FB about the hop!

  89. pelArgoNNiA on May 1, 2016 at 4:16 am said:

    Love the watercolored background! Lovely card! This makes me wanna go create something similar.

  90. Such a beautiful background!! Love your lovely design! 馃檪

  91. Robin Walston on May 1, 2016 at 2:09 pm said:

    Love the watercoloring.

  92. Kelly B on May 1, 2016 at 3:19 pm said:

    Love this!

  93. Zelda on May 1, 2016 at 4:57 pm said:

    The hugs and kisses are perfect on the beautiful background. Love this!

  94. Sending you Hugs and Kisses too – great card!!

  95. I shared about the awesome new May 2016 release on my blog –
    http://daisiesgirl.com/2016/05/01/paper-smooches-blog-hop/

  96. Kirsten B in MN on May 1, 2016 at 5:51 pm said:

    Love this!

  97. Very pretty – watercolor washes are so in now – the sentiment die cut is perfect.

  98. SQUEAL!! =) I LOVE LOVE LOVE the New Release and your SWEET Project!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

  99. The watercolor background is stunning. Love the card!!

  100. Nina MacFerren on May 2, 2016 at 12:39 am said:

    Gorgeous!

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