Paper Wings Productions June Blog Hop + Blog Candy!

Happy Friday and welcome to the "Summer Fun" Paper Wings Productions Design Team Blog Hop and Giveaway! If you've arrived here from Norma's Blog you're in the right place. If you are visiting my blog today for another reason, and would like a chance to win some fabulous stamps, click here to start the hop from the beginning.


This month we’re sharing “summer fun” themed projects. So sit back and enjoy a little Paper Wings Productions summer inspiration! Let’s not forget about the prizes! This moth we’re giving away a gift certificate to the Paper Wings Production’s online store AND there will be some blog candy along the way!
For a chance to win, become a follower of the Paper Wings Productions Blog, visit each of the design team member's blogs, including our guest designer, and leave a little love. Then, go back to The Aviary and leave a comment letting us know you completed the hop. For extra chances to win, "like" the Paper Wings Productions facebook page and/or invite your friends to the hop. Make sure to leave another comment at The Aviary letting us know about your additional entries. The lucky winner will be announced on Tuesday, June 11th, on the Paper Wings Productions blog.

I'm thrilled that Summer vacation is finally here! I'm looking forward to long days spent lounging in the sun and icy cold beverages! On the off chance that I take a trip, I prepared some homemade postcards with the PWP June Nesting Components Mixed Media Kit and some PWP stamps.

While looking through the Pink Paislee 6x6 Hope Chest Paper Pad, the cute little dog immediately caught my attention. I trimmed a piece of 6x6 paper to 4.25x6 to make the base of my postcard and then added the dog, pieces of patterned paper, Paper Goods, Label Stickers and masking tape to decorate the front. I used the Cloudy Cling Stamp Set and Memento Rich Cocoa Ink (both included in the kit!) to add the clouds to my cards.

The back side of each piece of patterned paper from the paper pad is blank, which made altering the back of the paper to look like a postcard easy! I used the square shape from the Door Clear Stamp Set, the Ledger Journaling Lines Clear Stamp and the Perfect Alphabet Clear Stamp Set to design the back of each card. All I need is a stamp and a fun vacation destination and I'll be ready to send a quick note to family and friends!

The last stop on the hop is The Aviary. Thanks so much for stopping by today! I'm giving away a Cloudy Cling Stamp Set to one lucky commenter! Please check back here on Tuesday to see if you won!

Here's the order of the blogs in the hop in case you get lost along the way:

Dana {You Are Here}
Let Your Creativity Take Flight!


  1. Gorgeous! LOVING the doggy and the clouds!!!

  2. Dana you are so creative. Love this idea! such a nice way to mix all those elements into something beautiful AND useful!!!

  3. These are so adorable! I hope you do go somewhere so you can use them!

  4. Love your postcards!! They would look great on a layout too!

  5. Your postcards are wonderful! Such a great idea to make your own in advance of your trip! Saves time spinning through all those racks of overused images at the gift shops. Better time spent looking for "other treasures"! TFS, Dana.

  6. Fabulous postcards what a neat idea! Love love the elements you chose to use. TFS

  7. I so adore these postcards, Dana! Clever way to create the back of the postcard too! I especially love your use of the wreath for a postage stamp area. (Great blog candy, just make sure it goes to another happy commenter)

  8. These are so fabulous!! I love the design and the adorable doggie!! What a great idea to make postcards ahead of time - so clever!! I never would have thought to do that!! Thanks for the inspiration :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  9. Love your postcards Dana, great idea!!!

  10. Fabulous little post card! I love that little dog!

  11. Hi Dana! Gorgeous postcards, love that cute little dog. Hope you had a great weekend :D

  12. Love the postcards. The clean colors and vintage images are really great.


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