Create a Smile August Blog Hop: Hope your day is special

Click HERE for Curtain Call Challenge
Create A Smile is a new stamp company in town – their first stamps were released in July 2014. The stamps are made of high quality photo-polymer and produced in Germany. They will for sure make you smile!

These are the facts:

Create A Smile is releasing two sets TOMORROW! You can find their store at 

There are TWO fun sets filled with super cute images, available for purchase at 8am CET (2am EST).

You can win a $15 gift-certificate for the store – all you need to do is hop along and leave comments on all the fantastic and inspiring stops (one comment per person, per blog please!). We’ll pick random winner from all the comments – so the more blogs you visit (and leave a comment on) – the more chances you have to be a winner!

You have until Saturday August, 9th 8am CET (that’s 2am EST). The winner will be announced on the Create A Smile Blog on Sunday (July 13th)

Enjoy the Hop!

You should have arrived here from Danielle’s blog, Neat & Tangled, gotta LOVE this paper crafting community coming together to help each other out!

Remember that all the fun starts at the Create a Smile blog!

I combined both, Your View & Jungle Fever on this card:

cardstock:  pti  paper:  echo park for the record 2 stamps:  create a smile your view/jungle fever  ink:  memento tuxedo, fresh ink grass  other:  freckled fawn wood chip
I paper pieced the curtain and made it just a smidge longer (gotta love these sharpies!).  

The plant looks like a succulent to me.  LOVE that.

My next card is based on suggestions from Create a Smile Facebook friends:

Lyndal Higgins: Create a card using the Create A Smile Stamps logo colors

Here you go Lyndal!
cardstock:  pti  stamps:  create a smile your view ink:  memento tuxedo, various copics  other:  may arts twine, american crafts wood veneer flag
What do you think?

Your view.
Cat in a tree.

Okay, I HAD to add a smidge of pink…

Okay, hang in there…this is my last one.

It was my most time consuming one.

Note to Self:  I’m no mixed media patience kind of girl.

It wasn’t how I had it pictured in my mind but it took way too long to create to NOT post it…LOL.

So that’s it for me…now hippety hop over to 

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44 thoughts on “Create a Smile August Blog Hop: Hope your day is special”

  1. Aww!! all three of your card are just so adorable ..Your first card totally stole my heart 🙂

  2. These are all fantastic Amy! I kinda feel a little embarrassed about my little tag now lol. Love the mixed media one the most – might not be as you envisaged but it looks fabulous to me!

  3. Those are some cute stamps and sentiments. All your cards are cute…even your last one. I can't do mixed media, but I loooove to look at them! I like your creative take on it!!

  4. As Always such amazing cards you are so incredble talented love them all. So glad you joined our bloghop.

  5. the last one is very funny

    tropical "bremer stadtmusikanten"*

    *"bremer stadtmusikanten" is a german name of the fairy tale "The Bremen town musicians"

  6. I am so inspired !! These cards are beautiful and so cute too!!! You're a amazing Sista !!! Please drop by my blog as I've something to share with you and I hope you're able to join in the fun. Hugs x

  7. Wow wow wow!! These are all gorgeous! I loveeeeeee the critters on that last one!!!!! Happy ALMOST Birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. Seriously cute cards, Amy! Those new stamps are so fun. Totally love your mixed-media masterpiece, by the way! SO makes me smile!

  9. Ha ha!! I love them all, Amy! I'm with you on the mixed media. I don't have the patience but I LOVE the card! 😉

  10. aww those little images are too cute.. love the little scene you created on the first.. fabulous cards

  11. These are all sweet — especially like the last one how you stacked the critters on top of each other 🙂

  12. what a STUNNING batch of cards!!! all adorable and love the background work on the last one!!

  13. Great cards! I love the window with the curtain to one side, and the background for that last one is fantastic!!!

  14. ack!!!!! a terrific trio of cards!! they are all amazing!! i LOOOOOVE the mixed media one! it totally rocks!! and the challenge colors are beautiful (love that splash of pink! ha ha!)!! and the first card with the plant – oh so SWEET!!! wow!! just brilliant cards!! amazing!

  15. I was laughing when I saw the chameleons and the bird. So funny. Great "pick-me-up" card.
    Love the little window cards. So versatile. thanks for sharing.

  16. Wow, Amy, THREE projects – you go girl! (Seems like you had fun with the stamps, yay!)
    I love all of them, but my favorite might be the Kitty in the tree… or maybe the tropical critters? Not sure. You did a GREAT job and we're lucky you're our August Guest – yay!
    Thank you for this fabulous hop-stop!


  17. A trio of terrific, Amy! The first two are darling, and I'm applauding your mixed media techniques on the third! Super cool! I really, really need some texture paste…really!

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