Category Archives: Paper Smooches

(2020 c036) See Through Sympathy

Inspired by Jennifer McGuire’s Stained Glass Window Cards. Stamp used for background is Frantic Stamper’s FRA-CLG-B032 6X6 Handwritten.  The flower dies used to cut out the window for card front and the inside flower is from Essentials by Ellen die set called Wild Garden by Julie Ebersole. I used Metallic Gold Metallic Poster Board from Hobby Lobby  The …

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(2020 c023) Paper Pieced Flower Heart

I followed Jennifer McGuire’s Stamped Pattern Paper Piecing video. I stamped the flower  from Paper Smooches Pretty Momma on many different patterned papers with Versamark Ink  and Black Ranger Embossing Powder,  Then I fussy cut different sections from different papers and pieced them together and arranged to create a flower HEART.  The background was colored …

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(2019 c114) Paper Smooches Dog Sympathy

A Thinking of You  with Sympathy to honor Service Dogs and Service men as we celebrate Veteran’s Day this week.  Not only to the Service MAN  OR WOMAN, but also Pets are such precious parts of families!!!  Their loss leaves a big hole in our hearts!  Here is a sympathy card for the loss of …

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(2019 c113) Paper Smooches Retro Kittys

My sister has a GREAT 2 foot tall cat statue  with a LOOOONG neck that she has had since the 70’s.  So this card is dedicated to her RETRO CAT!  So let’s get into the GROOVE! First I stamped the cats from Paper Smooches Feline Friends, and Paper Smooches Nine Lives with black ink and then …

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(2019 c42) Coffee Loving Happiness

First I  colored Yupo Paper  with Ranger Alcohol Inks , then I cut out Cute Cluster flower die by Paper Smooches .  The coffee cup was stamped with Hot Concoctions by Paper Smooches and the sentiment was stamped with Simply Said by Paper Smooches. I love making generic cards on the outside so I can put the appropriate sentiment on the inside.  As you can …

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(2019 c38) Spring Flowers

For this Spring Pastels card I lightly inked the card base with Twisted Citron, Spun Sugar and Salty Ocean Distress Inks by Ranger .   I die cut Cute Cluster flower die by Paper Smooches  twice from white cardstock and glued together.  Then I sponged on Abandoned Coral and Twisted Citron Distress Inks by Ranger .  I stamped the sentiment using 2 stamp sets:  Alphadot by Paper Smooches and a …

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(2019 c23) Happy Everything

Stamp sets used:  Paper Smooches Simply Said,   Paper Smooches Hot Concoctions. Backgound created with Tim Holtz Mechanics 3D Texture Fades Embossing Folder 662715.  Barn Door Distress Inks by Ranger  was swiped across the impressing side of the folder before running through my Sizzix Big Shot Then I heat embossed with Clear Ranger Embossing Powder.  Next I actually brushed Satin Brushed Pewter TSS42198  Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain quickly …

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(2019 c21) No Stamps Birthday

For the flower I colored paper with Distress Inks by Ranger  and I used Cute Cluster flower die by Paper Smooches to cut the flower.  The background was  created using Ranger Alcohol Inks  on  PHOTO PAPER.  The heart was cut out with TONIC STUDIOS Traditional Heart Die Set 1459e ; then to give a little more definition for the heart I pounced Platinum NUVO Mousse with a sponge around the heart …

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(2017 c46) Friend, Flower Clusters, Distress Oxide

Background sponged with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger Fossilized Amber,  Pealed Pain, Cracked Pistachio, Broken China and Faded Jeans. Then spritzed with water and dried then sponged again and spritzed again., giving a watercolor effect for the background. Dies used:  Paper Smooches – Cute Clusters,  Little B – Sentiments, Hello was cut out twice, glued together and coated with …

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(2017 c21) Paper Smooches, Oxide Distress

First I Impressed the Cute Cluster flower die by Paper Smooches into my watercolor paper using a silicone pad. As you can see on the right the I spritzed with water and the impressions showed me where to apply the Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger: Peeled Paint & Wilted Violet. I also added regular Distress Ink Blueprint Sketch …

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