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{9.14.2012} Something special to share – and a giveaway

Joyful Greetings.

Paper Smooches will release their newest stamp set called Joyful Greetings on September 15th and I am here today to help promote this sweet set!  Ordinarily a new “Kismet” stamp set is released on the 15th, but this month they wanted to offer a Christmas theme sentiment set to compliment the sets that will release on October 1st.  You will find the new stamp set HERE.  Ready for a look???

So perfect, right???  I adore all the great holiday season sayings.  Big ones, small ones, stacked ones and even that little heart.  I can’t wait to use them all.  But for today, I had to pick one and I picked to use my favorites first.

I like to use unique sayings for my cards and I fell in love with the glad tidings immediately.  I paired it with hot concoctions for a fun hot cocoa like Christmas card.  A perfect theme card that could easily be paired with someone’s favorite coffee shop gift card.  To add a little texture, the dark brown cardstock is embossed with some snowflakes and the whipped cream has a little sparkle.  All the sentiments included are perfect for the holidays and for other occasions.  Plus, you can always find the perfect Paper Smooches image to go with them.

A great big THANKS to Paper Smooches for allowing me to share this fabulous set with YOU.   I have one Joyful Greetings stamp set to give away to one lucky person!  You have until midnight on September 16th to leave a comment.  I will post the winner here on Monday, September 17th.

For more chances to win…please visit:
Paper Smooches Blog –
Lori Barnett –

Other: glitter glue {Joann Crafts}


  1. Love it…great embossing! Lee-Ann 🙂

  2. Gorgeous card as always Lisa! Thanks for the chance to win this cool set!

  3. Ashley says:

    Such a cute card! I love the cocoa cup, and your paper piecing.

  4. LOVE it Lisa! Red and Brown, my fave colors and on kraft…perfect! Thanks for sharing and thanks for the chance to win!

  5. I LOVE this!! What a fantabulous card!! Love love love the whipped cream on top all sparkled!! Awesome colors! Love that embossing too! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  6. Super cute!

  7. Stephenie says:

    What a pretty cocoa card! Love it and the Christmas sentiments!!

  8. You are right – those sentiments are so cute and so “feel good”. Love your red heart!

  9. Sweet Card, Lisa!! Love the colors! Great new Holiday sentiment set!!

  10. This is so adorable, Lisa! Love the glitter on the whipped cream and the cinnamon stick!!

  11. Angie Hall says:

    I love all the details and layering of your card. Thanks for a chance to win this set.

  12. This is darling! I think your hot cocoa is super sweet and I love the PS font!

  13. I just love this! I do craft fairs so this would be a great card to mass produce. thanks for the inspiration!

  14. GORGEOUS card!!! You just gave me an idea for a birthday card I have to make w/your layout! Lovely sentiments on that set–LOVE them!!! Thanks for the chance to win! (:

  15. Wonderful CAS card!!!!

    Love that sentiment set 🙂

  16. I would love to win this! Need to start Christmas cards and this would be perfect!

  17. I neeeeeed this! Such a cute card! Thanks for the chance to win!

  18. Lisa, your card makes me feel warm all over. Great design and color choices. Awesome card – L*O*V*E!!

  19. your card! I’m a huge fan of PS’s sentiments…paired up with my fav stamp set…it screams perfection!

  20. This is super! Love the sparkles on the whipped cream and that particular sentiment is one of my favorites, too! I totally need this set to make some Operation Write Home cards. 🙂

  21. what a gorgeous card! Love the new paper smooches stamp set!! Thanks so much for sharing your card!!
    Happy Friday!!

  22. kellybooth says:

    Such a great card…Love it!

  23. Nancy L. says:

    Super cute!!

  24. Miriam Prantner says:

    Great CAS card! Love the embossing and sparkle!

  25. I love this card, Lisa! I can smell that hot cocoa and imagine myself stirring with that cinnamon stick. Mmmm. Love how you paired the sentiment with the little heart nestled up top! (Don’t pick me to win.)

  26. Lovely card. I love hot chocolate int he winter as well (with a shot of peppermint Schnops. Love mint chocolate!) These greetings are perfect for holiday projects.

  27. That sparkle on the whipped cream??!! Love it! And I’m going to pair some kraft paper with red and black. I really love how your card pops with this color combination! Always a pleasure to stop by your blog and see what you are creating!!

  28. aww your card is totally adorable…love this new sentiment set…

  29. maria mendoza says:

    very cute

  30. Thanks for the chance to win! I love the embossing you used on the background.

  31. Lisa, what a yummy, warm card! LOVE this new set, too!

  32. Thanks for the chance to win!!

  33. This is such a wonderful and warm card! I love it! Thanks for the chance to win! 🙂

  34. What a fabulous card you’ve made using this new set! This is a set I think will be used all the time, I love it! Thanks for the chance to win it here on your blog 🙂

  35. This card is pure happy making! Love it!

  36. Girl…this is soooooooooooo PERFECT!!!! 🙂

  37. Mary-Anne V. says:

    Such a rich looking card with the deep red and browns. I love sparkle on the coffee/latte. Thanks for the chance to win.

  38. Holy cow adorable!!!!

  39. Katiria says:

    It looks very professional nice work!

  40. This is SOOOOO cute! love the simplicity and the great stamps! 🙂

  41. what an adorable card.. I love the new set.

  42. NICE! this is way cute and yeah to you on the sneak peek. Lucky us 😉

  43. Great card. Love the new sentiments.

  44. Priya Mohan says:

    Lovely card and the sentiments in the stamp are sweet.

  45. Yay! Fun sentiments for Christmas!

  46. Diane Standish says:

    I love this new sentiment set so much!

  47. Very cute card for the cold days in winter! I love the dry embossing, always cute!!!

  48. Great sentiment and colors–I like the sparkle on the whipped cream.

  49. What a wonderful set of sentiments! Love your cute card too!

  50. Love this colour combination, Lisa! Such a warm, rich look to this gorgeous card. (And, unlike Emily, I’d happily let you pick me to win! :D)

  51. Sharla says:

    I love that hot chocolate with the whipped cream, looks yummy! Love the card and colors and the sentiment set is super cool!

  52. Love your CAS card, especially that little bit of sparkle on the whipped cream! Thanks so much for the chance to win! 🙂

  53. So so cute! Love Christmas greeting sentiment set!

  54. Connie C. says:

    What a sweet card. (Would love to win the sentiments!)
    — Connie C.

  55. Kathy W says:

    That’s a very nice Christmas sentiment set. Thanks for the chance to win it!

  56. LOOOOOOOOOVE this, Lisa! How awesome to be featuring the PS stamps!! YOU are a ROCK STAR!!! You are super amazing! LOVE LOVE LOVE:)

  57. LOVE your card, super cute and cozy!

  58. Kelly B. says:

    So cool!

  59. Carol B says:

    Lovely project, I love this sentiment set!

    Carol B

  60. love your card!! great subtle details too <3

  61. This card is so “sweet”. Love your work

  62. sunflower sue says:

    Great card! Love your use of “textures” – the embossing, glitter, etc. 🙂

  63. So adorable! I love the sparkle and shine on your card. Your card makes me want to sip up some hot cocoa just thinking of the endless possibilities I could do with this stamp set if I won! Thanks for the chance!

  64. Kelly W. says:

    I just found my next stamp set today! Hot concoctions is too cute!!! The new sentiment set is wonderful too. I like how some can be used for other occassions than just Christmas…quite a few actually.

  65. Like how you incorporated the sets! I look forward to seeing what else Kim has up her sleeves for the next sets!

  66. Cristine R. says:

    I love what you created with these two sets! I’m finding myself craving hot chocolate right now… 🙂

  67. Stephanie Y says:

    Cute card! Love the warmth of the colors and glitter! I think Paper Smooches has the best font/sentiment stamp sets!

  68. windicindi says:

    Your cards are delightful and really make me think of Fall; which is
    my favorite season~
    Many thanks, Cindi

  69. Great colors and layering! Nice use of the sentiment!

  70. What a great card and you’ve given me a great idea for bus driver and monitor gifts for the holidays (now if I could only win this great sentiment set 🙂 Thanks for the chance to win and for sharing your inspiration with all of us.

  71. Lizzie T says:

    What an adorable card!!! Love this new sentiment set – squeal!!!!

  72. Anonymous says:

    Love this set… Actually I love all of the Paper Smooches stamps! Fingers crossed hoping to win… Will give me the push I need to start my Christmas cards!

  73. so very cute – love the sentiment set and I love that cup of hot something

  74. Cute card. TFS. Thanks for the chance.

  75. Anonymous says:

    SO CUTE! I love Paper Smooches stamps!

  76. This card is so elegant and refined looking, yet you’ve added a touch of whimsey too! What a perfect card!

  77. Such an adorable card! I love these sentiments so much!

  78. sharon gullikson says:

    The glitter was a great idea!! SO wonderful. sharon dot gullikson at gmail dot com

  79. OMGosh! That card is the CUTEST! Those are my FAVORITE colors for Christmas cards too… I may have to CASE this one 🙂 Lovin this fun & funky sentiment set too…would LOVE to win it! Thanks for the opportunity 🙂

  80. You are so right! I love the “glad tidings” too – I have not seen that sentiment before. Your card is so clean looking – my favourite style. Great design style to your card – I’m thinking I am going to try making a couple of cards in your style.

  81. Becky H says:

    Very pretty card! Makes me feel nice and toasty! 😀

  82. So gorgeous!!

  83. Amy Kolling says:

    This card just warms my heart! I love the embossed layer and that sentiment is just perfect!!! Great card Lisa!

  84. Your card look delicious! What a great sentiment stamp! Thanks for the chance to win!

  85. Janet Sisk says:

    Love your card! It looks good enough to drink. 😀 Thanks for a chance to win, too.

  86. Jessica Willison says:

    Love your card! Totally loving these sentiments!

  87. Gayle215 says:

    What an adorable card! So sweet.

  88. Gorgeous card Lisa – perfect colour combo, perfect sentiment!

  89. Beautiful card & a great sentiment set 🙂

  90. Mmmm love your sparkly whipped cream, and the new sentiments set is fab!

  91. What a cute card! Love the whiped cream!

  92. would LOVE!! to win that set! What a great pairing of stamps you have used to make a wonderfully festive card…well done.

  93. What a great Winter card!
    Love the new stamps!

  94. randplasch says:

    I agree with you….the unique sentiment really caught my attention! would be great to give with that frou-frou coffeehouse gift card!

  95. Carol M. says:

    Super cute card!! I love the new stamp set!!

  96. So warm and Christmassy. I love the way you did the shadow under the cup – such a nice touch!

  97. Looks so warm and cozy!!!

  98. So simple and cute!

  99. Adorable card – great colors and the sentiment pairs so well with the mug and cocoa.

  100. Kathy H says:

    Very cute card and a great gift idea! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  101. your card is simply adorable! and that set is so cute!

  102. jessica says:

    What a fantastic giveaway! Thanks so much for the chance to Win!

  103. SO cute!!!!!

  104. Oh my gosh, I just love the card you created! I love the warm deep colors you chose, and how you turned the coffee set into a Christmas card!

  105. LOVE THIS, I really like how you paper pieced and of course, the glitter. The whole little cup looks so realistic with the cinnamon stick too. Paper Smooches ROCK & so does your card!!!!! Thank you for the chance to win new goodies, YAY!

  106. So cute! I love the embossed snowflakes and the Paper Smooches set is just perfect for Christmas.

  107. Kimberly Merritt says:

    Adorable card – love the glittery cream. Paper Smooches sentiments are my favorite – now a holiday set – squeal – gotta have it! 🙂

  108. Anonymous says:

    I adore your simple and fab card! I love the glitter on the whipped cream! Thanks for the inspiration!

  109. Super cute card, Lisa!

  110. What a stunning card!! Love the sentiment you chose to use.

  111. This looks so yummy! Fantastic job!

  112. Very cute card! Love the fun style of the new Christmas sayings!

  113. NancyJB says:

    Great card!! I would have never thought to use those colors together. Love the new stamp set. TFS

  114. Simply cute card. Love the saying. Thanks for a chance.

  115. Thanks for the chance to win! Love this set!

  116. Wendy Z says:

    Love your card, wonderful set!

  117. Fabulous card! I love the sentiments for the holidays – thank you!

  118. sandra m. says:

    glad i found your blog from paper smooches! very cute card and i love the new sentments set.

  119. This is so cute! Great card! 🙂

  120. Karen Rice says:

    Your card looks delicious and is darling! Thanks for sharing! I’m glad to be here–my first time!

  121. Very cute! Can’t wait to get this set!

  122. Love, love, love this! I love the CAS style and popped up cup o’ cocoa! What a nice holiday card!

  123. great card! Love the glittery whip!

  124. It took me ages to scroll to leave this comment Lisa, woweee! Your card is really amazing, love how it’s non traditional, and those sentiments look fantastic!

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