Thursday, March 31, 2016

Time-Lapse with Sav

Hello, friends:}
Savannah O'Gwynn here today sharing quite an interesting video! LOL! It's "live" and "time-lapse" together! 

I was inspired by THIS layout by Eyoung Lee and these cards fit perfectly in the PS March birthday challenge (which ended yesterday) and my Sav Challenge (using up your stash). 

Here's the video *****Be sure to change your settings to HD before watching! THANKS! 

I hope that you are still here and watched my video! LOL! ANNNNNNNNNNND I hope you will join in the fun with the PS challenges! You could WIN a $50 Paper Smooches gift certificate! ***Oh how I wish I could win! I would love to get some more PS stamps/dies! 

And remember to link up your creations to our Inspired By Virtual Smooches post!!! 

**And don't forget if you leave a comment, please add your blog address and email so I can visit you too:) I love hearing from the VS followers when you've created something based off of one of our videos:) So keep leaving comments and links- you could be our next Virtual Smooches FF!!! ***If you don't have a blog-- email me a pic and let me know what inspired you!!! 
(savannahland2 at comcast dot net)

THANKS so much for stopping by! Be blessed:}


ps... ***HINT: I share that the April PS challenge will be "black and white with a pop of color"!!! Be sure to stop by the Paper Smooches blog on April 1st for more details! 

Thursday, March 17, 2016

PS March Challenge (and tips) with Savannah O'Gwynn

Hello, friends:}
Savannah O'Gwynn here today sharing a fun start-to-finish video and card for the PS March birthday challenge! The best part about this card is that it doesn't say "HAPPY BIRTHDAY"!! You don't have to use that sentiment to make a birthday card!!! :)

I love this card- it's so simple and perfect for my friend/trainer, Tony!
This card is actually for three challenges (in the video I say 2... but I think it fits 3 now that I'm writing up my post! LOL!): PS March birthday challenge, Sav Challenge #1: using up your stash, Sav Challenge #2: masculine cards!!!!!! LOVE that! 

Here's the video *****Be sure to change your settings to HD before watching! THANKS! 

I hope that you are inspired try some of my tips and card creation! ANNNNNNNNNNND I hope you will join in the fun with the PS March birthday challenge! You could WIN a $50 Paper Smooches gift certificate! ***Oh how I wish I could win! I have such a large list of stamps/dies that I want:) 

And remember to link up your creations to our Inspired By Virtual Smooches post!!! 

**And don't forget if you leave a comment, please add your blog address and email so I can visit you too:) I love hearing from the VS followers when you've created something based off of one of our videos:) So keep leaving comments and links- you could be our next Virtual Smooches FF!!! ***If you don't have a blog-- email me a pic and let me know what inspired you!!! 
(savannahland2 at comcast dot net)

THANKS so much for stopping by! Be blessed:}

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Layered Die Cut Valentine with Kalyn Kepner

Hey Virtual Smooches friends, Kalyn here wishing you a Happy Valentine's Day! And, of course, I have another Valentine's Day card to share along with a tutorial video!

For this card, I wanted to combine lots of patterns and die cuts. I used the Scalloped Circles dies, the Just For You Icons dies and the Adorable Array die. I also used the Lots of Love stamp set. Take a look at the video below or over at YouTube to see how it all came together:







I hope you enjoyed my card tutorial and that you have a lovely Valentine's Day! Sending lots of hugs your way!

Kalyn




Monday, February 1, 2016

Ombre Hearts Valentine with Kalyn Kepner

Hey Virtual Smooches friends! Long time, no chat! I'm finally back making videos in my new and improved craft space and it feels great! So hopefully you'll be seeing a lot more of me around here in the coming weeks!

Today, I've got a card tutorial video to share using the Sweet Hearts stamp set from Paper Smooches.




Here are some close-ups of the finished card!



Be sure to check out the Sweet Hearts stamp set here! It's such a great set that you can create endless card, scrapbook or gift items with!

Thanks for joining me today and I'll see you soon!
Kalyn

Friday, January 29, 2016

Leather Charms +SAVdori SALE with Savannah O'Gwynn

Hello, friends:}

Savannah O'Gwynn here to share how I added a bit of fun and pizzaz to my SAVdoris using leather and Paper Smooches dies. 

I was inspired by a previous video that I created... and to be honest- this is the 4th project I've created after watching THIS video! A good idea/video needs to be revisited often:) 

Here's the video *****Be sure to change your settings to HD before watching! THANKS! 

Paper Smooches dies: Butterfly Duet
Paper Smooches dies: Sassy Letters
Paper Smooches dies: Feathers

I hope that you are inspired to create your own leather charms using PS dies! Click HERE for my SAVdori SALE (and don't forget to mention this video for some extra goodies with your purchase!!!)! 


And remember to link up your creations to our Inspired By Virtual Smooches post!!! 

**And don't forget if you leave a comment, please add your blog address and email so I can visit you too:) love hearing from the VS followers when you've created something based off of one of our videos:) So keep leaving comments and links- you could be our next Virtual Smooches FF!!! ***If you don't have a blog-- email me a pic and let me know what inspired you!!! 
(savannahland2 at comcast dot net)

We have another Virtual Smooches FF today---- please say hello and congrats to Steve E's Grandma!!! Steve and Georgia (my friends) ordered a SAVdori for their grandma's birthday, and here she is enjoying it! I love this photo! 

THANKS so much for stopping by! Be blessed:}

Thursday, January 21, 2016

January '16 and Trav's Card Style with Savannah O'Gwynn

Hello, friends:}

Savannah O'Gwynn here today! I'm back to share a quick card that I created for the Paper Smooches January color challenge [HERE]. It also fits Trav's Card Style!!! I used washi tape for my 4 colors and to create a custom "patterned paper" to die cut my vases. SUPER easy! 

**Also- you might see a couple of bloopers in this video! LOL :)
Here's the video *****Be sure to change your settings to HD before watching! THANKS! 

Paper Smooches stamps: Natural Beauties and Delightful GreetingsPaper Smooches dies: Big Vases 


I hope that you join in the fun with the Paper Smooches monthly challenges! We have a new challenge each month! You could WIN a $50 Paper Smooches gift certificate! Click HERE for more details and to play along! 

And remember to link up your creations to our Inspired By Virtual Smooches post!!! 

**And don't forget if you leave a comment, please add your blog address and email so I can visit you too:) love hearing from the VS followers when you've created something based off of one of our videos:) So keep leaving comments and links- you could be our next Virtual Smooches FF!!! ***If you don't have a blog-- email me a pic and let me know what inspired you!!! 
(savannahland2 at comcast dot net)

{drumroll please}

We have a VERY SPECIAL Virtual Smooches FF this week! It's my older brother Leander!!!!!!!!! Check him out watching my videos during a break at work! THANKS so much for your love and support, Leo:)  
Congrats to LeanderPlease email me at {savannahland2 at comcast dot net} to receive your VS FF badge!!! Or I'll just text it to you:) 

THANKS so much for stopping by! Be blessed:}

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Bee-cause I Love You


Hi, everyone! I'm back with another video featuring the new Bees Dies. These bees already exist in stamp format in the Lots of Love stamp set so I store them together. It makes sense for me to find them together when I think of bees with hearts.



These bees are so cute and definitely make it easy to create a focal point on cards and tags. If you've already watched the video, you'll know that I had a couple of accidents which made a mess of the panel. I was able to salvage all the watercolouring I had done by adding embellishments in the two corners.


I went from a planned clean and simple design to an artsy card with splatter, doilies, enamel dots and patterned paper!  I tend to recycle a lot of projects when they aren't going my way but this card is proof that mistakes can be turned into something pretty.


I hope this card gives you ideas to get a head start on your Valentine's Day projects!


Thanks so much for stopping by!

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