Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Paper Smooches: A Fairy Tale Day

It's a fairy tale kind of day today!!

First, I am the guest designer at Paper Smooches!! Talk about a dream come true.  I have used Kim's stamps since she was with Cornish Heritage Farms years ago.  I was thrilled when I was asked to be the guest designer for September!!

Second, I am using their brand new set Royal Cuteness.  It's full of knights and princesses and even frogs!  So I made a couple of fairy tale style cards!  The first uses a glass slipper.  I have framed it with their Duo Die 1 which I thought had the look of the magic mirror that every princess has to have!!

Deserve the Best

Since I had a magic mirror on my mind and I had the inside of the above die cut - I thought it would work as the actual mirror!!  Here's another fairy tale card using a very charming frog prince!

Hope Your Wish Comes True

There's a little bit of shine on the mirror (in the hope that I am not the only one who sees this die as a magic mirror!!)

Dream closeup

Aren't these just the cutest stamps?  I get to post every Wednesday this month at Paper Smooches and in two weeks, I have big plans for the handsome knight in this set!  (But before the handsome knight, I get to play with some Free Spirits - the alcoholic kind!!!)

  • Stamps: Paper Smooches Royal Cuteness
  • Paper: white, scrap of gray stripe
  • Ink: Memento black, Copics
  • Accessories: Paper Smooches Royal Icons die, Duo Die 1, Cuttlebug embossing folder, Avery Elle sequins, Ranger Glossy Accents


  1. Fabulous cards, Kim! Love them both! Big congrats on being a GD over at Paper Smooches...they are super lucky to have you!

  2. You can't see my big smile!
    From ear to ear!
    Love your cards and the glass slipper is soooo cute, just like the frog prince!
    Very classy too!
    Love all the white's, makes the bits of color pop up even more!!!


    ps. Can't wait to see your 'prince charmingcard'!

  3. Eeeeek!! So ADORABLE! Love how you used the die as a mirror and that glittered up glass slipper is FAB!! LOVE PS!! I have my own little stash of CHF stamps designed by Kim as well and still use them over and over again!

  4. Kim these are TOO CUTE! I love the soft gray's you've used. Congrats again on your GT gig ;) Oh...and thank you for your sweet comment, I appreciate it!!

  5. A-DOR-A-BLE are these cards! Super sweet and yes, yes and yes - I see the 'magic mirror' with that frame! It's one of my favourites! I'm beyond excited (as you can see with my excessive use of exclamation marks) that you're a GD with Paper Smooches!!!! You will dazzle us, for sure...and then my shopping list will expand exponentially! Your cards have added sparkle to this *work* day!!

  6. These are just too cute Kim. Love how you framed the first one with embossing.

  7. oh my word, Kim! these are the cutest things ever! adore the fairy tale feel and the magic mirror looking dies! have fun at Paper Smooches!

  8. Congratulations on your guest designer spot! You so deserve this....your style is /spot/ on! These two cards are absolutely fabulous. Love and *need* that little frog and sentiment!

  9. Both are fab!!! Great guest DT spot!!

  10. Such pretty cards Kim. Love the chrisp and clean look the white background gives... the frog is so cute!

  11. Cuteness abounding!! Congrats on the GD for September at PS too. Well deserved, I might add! Love the 'mirrors' and the bits of sparkle on them. And in my world, you can never go wrong with sequins. These are wonderful! Bev

  12. Saw this on the PS blog and just loved them...wonderful! The white really lets the images shine!

  13. Magic! Congratulations on being GD at PS, Kim ... and what an amazing start ... these are so fun and so perfect! Looking forward to seeing what the rest of the month will look like with your unique touch! Anita :)

  14. WOW! Kim, these are both fabulous! I totally see this die as a magic mirror...the loopy curves are lovely. Congrats on your feature although I knew it was just a matter of time!

  15. You rocked that PS product! So happy for your GD and congrats too you wall-of-famer.


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