P. Kelly Smith

P. Kelly Smith

Welcome to Freebie Friday! Guess what? The wait for Card Creations, Volume 7 is finally over! I’m holding a crisp copy in my hot little hands and let me be the first to say: this is one smokin’ hot issue! Besides its fire red cover and mesmerizing call outs, it has almost 300 sizzling card designs!

You know what else is going to be hot? (I must be channeling Paris Hilton right now!) We’re gearing up for Card Creations 7 Week! To coincide with its release date (June 23), all next week we’ll be giving you a sneak peek of this seventh edition of Card Creations.  

Not only will we being having a ton of fun here, but we’re partnering with creative editor Cath Edvalson and her Moxie Fab World blog. Both sites will be doing daily giveaways, as well as spotlighting some amazing cards from this red hot special issue.

Between today and June 26, you can buy CC7 for 10% off. Click on the magazine image to reserve your copy today!

Next week on Paper Crafts Connection:

Magazine Monday – Designer spotlight on the fabulous Carla Peicheff. Carla was a Top 10 finalist in our Gallery Idol competition last year, and since then she hasn’t slowed down! We’ll show two of her 10 cards from CC7, as well as get to know her a little bit better. If you’re a fan of American Crafts, pull out your fire extinguisher! This giveaway is bursting with incredible product!

TuesdayHappy National Pink Day! Managing editor Brandy Jesperson will have us all thinking pink as she spotlights pink cards and gives away pink product from Making Memories. We’ll even share a staff photo of us rockin’ the pink. Yes, even manly-man Matt and will be wearing this splendid color!

With the Pros WednesdayPaper Crafts Pro Kim Kesti will show off her colorful, graphic style with two of her 10 designs from CC7. She’ll also be giving away some fun product from BasicGrey!

Thursday – Editor Susan R. Opel will share her journey of writing for Card Creations, Volume 6 to actually appearing in Card Creations, Volume 7! And she’s giving away some scorching hot product from GCD Studios and SiStv!

Freebie Friday – I’ll share some of my favorite cards from this special issue and announce our hot, hot, hot giveaway! Ten lucky winners will each take home a fabulous prize package, so you won’t want to miss it!

So, are you feeling warm yet? I sure hope your air conditioner is working next week because I hear there’s going to be CC7 heat wave!

Here’s to CC7 Week!

P.S. Since Father’s Day is this Sunday (yep, it’s almost here!), I thought I would share two Father’s Day cards from Card Creations, Volume 7. If you need some quick inspiration, you can’t go wrong with these masculine designs!

Heres Wendy Johnsons Love Beyond Measure and Layle Koncars Happys Dads Day cards.

Wendy Johnson's Love Beyond Measure and Layle Koncar's Happy's Dad's Day from Card Creations, Volume 7.

In honor of dear ol’ dad and our seventh edition of Card Creations, I’m giving away seven paper Stacks from Die Cuts With a View! Leave a comment telling me the best advice your dad/father figure ever gave you. All comments must be received by midnight on Sunday, June 21. I’ll announce the seven winners on Monday when we officially kick off CC7 Week!

Are you feeling lucky? Seven winners will each win a Die Cuts With a View Stack!

Are you feeling lucky? Seven winners will each win a Die Cuts With a View Stack!