Prizes – Blog Hop with Xyron and Perfect Paper Crafting

XyronHop We have a sticky situation this week!! We are hopping with Xyron. They have the BEST adhesive products. Our Perfect Paper Crafting design team has teamed up the design team from Xyron to share creations we made with Xyron products and Perfect Paper Crafting tools. We are so excited you decided to join us for a week long blog hop filled with amazing inspiration. Perfect Paper Crafting is giving away a $50 gift certificate and Xyron is giving away daily prizes, so you won’t want to miss out on any of the posts this week. All you need to do is leave a comment on all the participating blogs for you chance to win a prize. Our blog hop starts Monday, August 18 at 8:00 am PST through Friday, August 22 at Midnight.

Here is the list of blogs:


Perfect Paper Crafting/Laura Lynn (see blow)

Jenny Gropp

Pam Sparks

Jenny Peterson

Linda McClain

Jeanie Wilmer

Roxie Glaza

Tracy Valure

Here is my card for this weeks blog hop:

1. For my card, I colored my Inky Antics Flower Turtle Clear Stamp set with my Copic markers and put Glossy Accents on the balloon for a shiny effect. The white card stock square is 3×3. 2. I ran my 3×3 square thru my 5″ Creative Station by Xyron and layered it with my Perfect Layers Mini tool with the 1/16″ layer. I used the same Perfect Layers Mini tool to layer the orange patterns paper from Echo Park Scoot Collection with the Perfect Layers Mini tool 1/16″ layer. (I used my Perfect Cutting Mat to cut all the layers on my card.) 3. I then die cut the Echo Park Scoot number paper with my Lawn Fawn Lawn Cuts Stitched Party Banner. I then used my Perfect Layers Mini tool to make the 1/16″ layer in navy card stock to layer the banner. I then ran the die cut through my Xyron 1.5″ Sticker Maker along with the Lawn Fawn sun die cut. ( I used white card stock instead of the EP numbers paper for the example here) IMG_7750 4. I then cut the fish tale part of the banner with my Perfect Layers Mini tool 1/16″ layer. You cut one side stopping in the middle, then flip your Perfect Layers Mini tool around to the top and cut the other side. Our Perfect Layers Mini tool catches the banner perfectlyevery time for a precise cut!

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5.  Next I cut a 1/2″ layer, using our Perfect Layers Mini tool, out the EP yellow patterned paper on both sides of the EP numbers paper banner and a 1/4 layer at the top and bottom of the banner. I then adhered the whole layered piece onto the striped EP paper and then adhered that to my 6×6 navy card. And finished the outside off with two red enamel dots.

6. I die cut my Simon Says Stamp “happy” die and ran that through my Xyron 1.5″ Sticker Maker. IMG_7747 IMG_7761 IMG_7748 7. For inside of the card, I adhered the “happy” die cut to the white banner, added two enamel dots. I adhered the grass die to the white banner and trimmed the excess with scissors.  I repeated the layering steps 3, 4, and 5 using my Perfect Layers Mini tools and step 6 using the “happy” die and stamped the birthday sentiment below that for the finishing touches.

If you use the code Xyron10% you will receive a discount on your entire order at Perfect Paper Crafting. Don’t forget to leave a comment. We LOVE reading them!!  Now off to see what amazing project Jenny Gropp has created for our hop. Hope you have fun hopping along with us.

Winner of our Taylored Expressions and Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop

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Thank you to everyone who hopped along with us during our Perfect Paper Crafting and Taylored Expressions blog hop!!! Weren’t the projects created by both design teams AMAZING??? We have a lucky winner from our hop:

The winner left a comment on Pam Sparks’ blog:

Sarah Taylor
August 5, 2014 at 9:56 pm
Oh goodness girl, what a darling card! Love the tearing – that makes perfect piles of snow. Thanks for the tutorial! Also, love how the santa hat hangs on the deer’s antlers. Too cute! Thanks so much for joining us over at the 2 Cute “animal” challenge. Good luck and I hope you will come back and join us again!
Hugs, Sarah T

We will email you with your gift certificate.


Introducing Kim O’Connell – Our Newest Perfect Paper Crafting Design Team Member


Please help me welcome the super talented Kim O’Connell to our Perfect Paper Crafting Design Team. She has been one of our Perfect Paper Crafting Brand Ambassadors for a while and I decided it was time she became one of our design team members! She showcases our Perfect Paper Crafting tools on her blog, I am so excited to have her join our already extremely talented team of designers!


“I am a Dementia Program Director at a skilled nursing facility by day and a mad crafter by night. I have a 12 year daughter and 10 year old son who have inherited the crafty gene and a husband who tolerates my paper crafting addiction. I also have a 6 year old English yellow lab named Calvin who can often be found right at my feet as I craft. I have been stamping since 2009 since I innocently went to the craft store and bought a couple of clear stamp sets in the clearance bin to make Easter cards with my kids. Those stamp sets have somehow multiplied like bunnies since then. I would save my family, my dog, and my copics in a fire. I would describes my style and clean and layered which is why the Perfect Paper Crafting tools are perfect for me! I am thrilled to be joining the team!”

Here is Kim’s card she created using our Perfect Layers Mini tools, Perfect Ruler, and our Perfect Cutting Mat:

My card today features this adorable image from the SugarPea Designs “My Hero” stamp set. I’ve colored him up with copics and added some “oomph” to the coloring with some pastel chalk pencils and a white gel pen.

I always use a sketch as a jumping point when I am starting a card and I am most often drawn to sketches that allow me to do a lot of layering. My style is definitely on the cleaner side, but I almost always mat my panels in either black or dark brown CS. This is where the Perfect Layers Mini and the Perfect Cutting Mat come in SO handy for me! Perfect layers EVERY time! I love using the 1/16″ layer which can be tricky to do with a paper trimmer. I also LOVE the Perfect Ruler because of the centering ruler. No more eye balling and hoping for the best when adhering my panels! I can perfect center my panels as needed!

I hope I’ve inspired to give our Perfect Paper Crafting tools a try if you haven’t already! As far as I am concerned, they are a MUST have for any paper crafter!

Help me welcome Kim and leave us a comment! Thanks for stopping by.

The Last Day – Taylored Expressions and Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop

Welcome to our last day of our blog hop with Taylored Expressions. Roxie Glaza has created todays card using both Taylored Expressions products and Perfect Paper Crafting tools. We hope you have enjoyed our “Crazy Dayz” blog hop and have tons of great inspiration from both design teams. Make sure you leave a comment on all the participating Perfect Paper Crafting design team’s blogs as well as our blog for your chance to win a $50 gift certificate to our on line store. We will announce the winner August 14.(Taylored Expressions did their give away on July 21). There will be links to all our designers blogs below just in case you missed any of the amazing creations from our design team! Make sure you ‘like” us on Facebook and subscribe to our blog.


Here is a sneak peek of Roxie’s card.Birch and Deer sneak peekRoxie  will have the link to the Taylored Expressions design team member’s blog who is participating in todays final hop. Don’t forget to leave us a comment! Good luck!

TEhop Here are the links to our design teams blogs:

Laura Lynn

Jenny Gropp

Jenny Peterson

Tracy Valure

Pam Sparks

Thank you so much for hopping along with us!