Friday, October 21, 2016


(Thanks Word 2 Die)

(Feathered Friends stamps and dies)

Arnold Palmer, drank iced tea with lemonade at home, and in 1960 at the U.S. Open at the Cherry Hills Country Club, he ordered the drink at the bar. A woman sitting nearby overheard him, and ordered “that Palmer drink”, thus giving the beverage its name.


Thursday, October 20, 2016

Paper Smooches - Our NOVEMBER Guest Designer is...


I think you are super talented and I can't wait to have you as our guest next month  :)
(Summer Sampler, Lighthouse Die)

In 2012 alone, an estimated 2.8 million dog owners gave their dogs antidepressants.

xx Kim

Wednesday, October 19, 2016


There's still time to try to for our Guest Designer spot for November - I hope you give it a shot!
HERE are the details

Fall Sampler

(Leaves 2 Dies)

 Mary Prasad created this fabulous autumn card for us sot drool over.
(Leaves 2 Dies, Fall Sampler)

People who read books live an average of almost 2 years longer than those who do not read at all, a Yale research found.

xx Kim

Tuesday, October 18, 2016


(Fall Sampler, Hearts Dies, Grateful Die)

(Fall Sampler)

On Japanese island Yakushima, macaque monkeys are known to ride deer for transportation, and in return they groom deer and share food with them.


Monday, October 17, 2016


Well hello!
It's Monday and we have a fresh new week to work with.  I'm excited!!

(Thanksgiving Dies, Fall Sampler)

(Botanicals 1)

“The Most Interesting Man in the World” almost didn’t get the part. When told they were going with someone younger, his agent wisely said “How can the most interesting man in the world be young”. He got the part.

xx Kim

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Sunday Recap 10.16

Hellllllllo and happy Sunday, friends:)

Time has been flying by- and it's going to get worse as we enter into the holiday season!!!! I'm so glad that I can catch up with PS on the Sunday Recap posts~ I never want to miss an opportunity to win, enter our challenges, or even inspiration!

Here's what's been happening with PS this week:

  1. Click HERE to enter our November Guest Designer search! Deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 19th.
  2. Click HERE to enter our October color story challenge! This might be a harder challenge--- but don't let it be! You can pick two or three of the colors, and your colors don't have to match perfectly! As long as you're inspired---that's all that matters;)   ***QUESTION: did you create a project for this month's challenge? If yes--- you can enter it in the GDT search as well! Why not enter both challenges?! :) 
I've created a simple sympathy card using a couple of the colors including pink, maroon, orange, and champagne/pink. [PS supplies: Butterfly Duet dies, Stitched Frames dies, Graceful Beauties]
Click HERE to join in the fun or link up below! Deadline is Saturday, October 29th

That's it for me today--- I hope you have a fabulous weekend and that you will return this week for more inspiration from the PS DT! 

Have a blessed day- thanks for stopping by! 

Friday, October 14, 2016


(Fall Sampler, Tag Scallop Die)

(Fall Sampler)

A scientist had to name an octopus species. She thought it was “just so cute” she considered opisthatoothus adorabilis.

love ya!

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Paper Smooches - PS Patrol - OCTOBER 2016

PS PATROL time - yay!
Check out this awesomeness....
Oh my goodness...I LOVE her coloring!!
The colors are warm and super cute <3
...and her design - perfect!

LOVELY is the first word to come to my mind.  I adore this pretty creation oh sooo much!!

Happy snowman - what's not to love?
I love the cool colors and fun winter scene.

Michelle stamped a gorgeous background - it remind me of fabric.
I love the coloring and adds so much interest - swoon!

eeeek!  That fabric coming out from the sewing machine - LOVE to pieces!!
I LOVE the color combo, design and patterns
smiling BIG!

THANK YOU all for sharing your Paper Smooches creations all over the web.  
I always look forward to seeing what you all create.  
You make me smile so huge.

There was a movie from 2006 called Zyzzyx Road which starred Katherine Heigl. It had a budget of $1.2 million and earned just $30 at the box office. Wikipedia has a list of lowest-grossing movies in history.

hugs and smooches,

Wednesday, October 12, 2016


(Leaf Frame Die, Fall Sampler)

Mary Prasad is our guest designer and boy did she rock our Leaf Frame Die!!
(Blessings Die, Fall Sampler)

In Japan, sleeping on the job is encouraged. It is viewed as exhaustion from working hard. Some people even fake it to look committed to their job.

xx Kim

Tuesday, October 11, 2016


(Leaves 2 Dies)

(Grateful Die)

Starting in 1910, a series of books were published featuring a fictional boy-inventor by the name of Tom Swift. One of these books was titled “Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle.” Many years later, this led to the naming of the TASER that police now carry: “Tom A. Swift Electric Rifle”.


Monday, October 10, 2016


(Fall Sampler)

(Giddy Bugs, Chubby Chum Pals stamps and dies, Flowers Dies)

Plants can ‘hear’ flowing water: plant roots seek out buried pipes through which water flows even if the exterior of the pipe is dry.

Thank you so much for stopping by :)
love ya!

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Sunday Recap 10.9

Hey hey, friends:)

Hope you are doing well----- check out all the deets and links below ⬇️ to catch up on what's happening with Paper Smooches 😊.

We have a new challenge- this month we are doing a "fall color story". You can pick two, three, four, or more of these colors for your creations! ****NOTE: some of you might be scared to try these colors--- just pick one or two if you want! Use patterned paper or inks... whatever works! We are pretty easy going here at PS
I created another card using patterned papers--- I was inspired by the maroon and pink from this color palette! **NOTE: my colors don't match perfectly- and that's OK:)  PS supplies used include: Birthday Bash, Happy Birthday, Gift Tags dies, Flag Tags dies

Click HERE to join in the fun or link up below! Deadline: Saturday, October. 29th at 11:59pm PST!

We also have a Guest Designer Search going on .... RIGHT.... NOW!!!!!!!!!!!! Click HERE to link up your creation (and you can even link up your challenge projects!!)! We'd love for you to try out and join our team for the month of November.

That's it for me today! Thanks for stopping by.

Friday, October 7, 2016


(Leaves 2 Dies)

(Thanksgiving Dies)

There’s a team of NASA scientists who’ve been pretending they’re on Mars for nearly a year. They live and work in a dome on the side of a Hawaiian volcano and only go out in spacesuits.

xo Kim