Easter Fun!

Crafter’s get ready because I’ve got some Easter Fun to share with you!  The holiday is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about what adorable cards, and gifts you could make with the perfect Easter products! We have an amazing bundle of products to kick start your Easter creativity!

Just look at this delightful card created by LeNae.



It’s always fun to create charming one of a kind gifts to give for the holiday’s…especially ones that hold sweet treats like this Easter goodie box made by Debbie.



Debbie also made this beautiful Baroque Cross card that captures all the colors of spring in a very elegant way.



You can find lots of inspiring ideas by going Here to see our latest webisode on Easter Special.

Get going and create your own Easter fun today!

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Add Bling with Dazzles!

A Happy St. Patricks Day to you Crafters! Since it’s St. Patties day and there is talk of leprechauns, and gold in the air. . . It got me thinking what sparkles like gold? DAZZLES™!  I don’t know about you but I can never have too many Hot Off The Press Dazzles™! I love the simplicity and ease of placing them, and the “WOW” factor they always bring to a project! The best part about this product is definitely the versatility of Dazzles™.  You can paper piece, add them to glitter surfaces, add color with pens or pencils, layer them, or simply use them on their own!

 We have so many different colors of our Jewel Border Dazzles™ to choose from, but you know what? You don’t have to choose! You can try mixing your Jewel Border Dazzles™ for a custom background!


Just look at how this plain white card stock can instantly be turned into a stunning patterned paper with Jewel Border Dazzles™!


LaNae created this vibrant card using the Purple Tiny Flower Dazzles™.  I just love how she used them to create a wreath! There are 3 sheets that include 362 Dazzles™ in all! With these Dazzles™ you get the look of a heat-embossed image—but all you do is peel and stick!




Feather Dazzles™ come in brown as well as gold pearl.  I added them as a focal point on this card, and layered copper dazzles to add some pop! The sheet contains 34 pieces that includes feathers, hearts, swirls and a beautiful sentiment, “Let your heart Soar!”




Lacy flower Dazzles™can be used to create this striking card by Teresa. She used a paper piecing technique that creates a bold look! This sheet includes 23 pieces of delightful flowers, a border and a sweet sentiment, “If friends we flowers I’d pick you!”




With Dazzles™  there are so many different ways you can use them!

You can place them on card stock and color them with chalk . . .


You can mix them together to create a colorful work of art . . .


You can paper piece with them . . .


You can place them over Crystal Micro Glitter and color them in with Spectrum Noir Pens . . .


 We have so many to choose from and the possibilities are endless. Check out our Dazzles™ collection here!

So . . .The next time your working on a project and your thinking “This needs something . . .” chances are it needs a Dazzles™!!!

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Cutting Die to Die for!

Get ready crafters! We are going to show you just how much you can do with our fabulous Love & 5 Hearts Cutting Die! You’re going to love this beautiful Love & 5 Hearts cutting die by Hot Off The Press!

The possibilities are endless with this sweet set! You’ll get the word “Love” and 5 additional hearts. The “Love” measures 2 7/8” wide and the “Hearts” are 4¼”, 4 1/8”, 3¼”, 3” and 5/8” wide.


In this first card creation made by Teresa you’ll see she’s used the Love & 5 Hearts lace border hearts with our Robin’s Red paper set. On the inside the combination of the Love & 5 Hearts scroll and solid heart makes for a sweet elegant touch.

I created this next card by using only the Love & 5 Hearts scroll heart repeatedly so that I could create a focal point, and so that the design would complement the sentiment from the Heart to Heart Stamp “You’re One of a Kind”!



This next card feature two of my favorite products! Look how flawlessly the solid and lace heart blend with our Sweetie Pie Dazzles™! The Pink Tiny Flower Dazzles™ add just a little POP!


This card shows how you can use the entire set of the Love & 5 Hearts cutting dies on one card!



A stencil was created by using the Love & 5 Hearts scroll heart and our Paper Pizazz® Birthday Acetate Sheet. Then we used white embossing paste and Crystal Micro Glitter to add pizazz!

 You can find more inspiration for Love & 5 Hearts and the rest of our winter cutting die’s in a Webiside found here! Be sure to try some of this fun techniques, and happy crafting!

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NEW Chalkboard scrapbooking line!

Hello Fellow Crafters! Hot Off The Press has created a MUST HAVE Chalkboard Collection! It is so elegant with it’s soft colors and that really trendy chalkboard look we all love! You don’t have to worry about hunting down the perfect patterned papers or embellishments that will complete your projects, because Everything is of course coordinated! It’s already done for you!

 Let’s start by taking a look at the Chalkboard Double Sided Paper Pack. I absolutely love the soft pastel colors and the way HOTP has captured that worn chalkboard feel! In the pack you get a set of 12 sheets of 12″x12″ papers, 2 of each design.



Just look at how this page done by Susan captures that vintage distress look.

We have step by step instructions here to show you how to make your own version.


I think nothing quite is as lovely as Papier Tole, and the way it adds instant dimension!
On the Good Life Greetings Papier Tole sheet you get 13 pieces to create 3 charming embellishments with extra die-cuts!
I love that you have the flexability to use the layers together, or separately.


I created this next card using the Good Life Greetings Papier Tole,
and the card came together with a simple and elegant look. You can find instructions here.


Now being a HUGE fan of Dazzles™ I was most definitely excited when I first saw the White Chalkboard Sayings Dazzles™! Are you ready for this?…..There are 105 pieces on three 6”x9” sheets!!! They include many playful sayings like, “Life is better with friends”, “Happy thoughts”, “Days like this make me smile”, “What a wonderful life”, “Live life to the fullest”, “Do something everyday” and many more!


This project by Gail shows just how amazing these Dazzles look when used together on this Printers Tray Album! Find out how she created this by clicking here.

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We cannot forget the newest addition to our product line. . . and it is TO DIE FOR! Chalkboard Embellies! You’ll have so much fun with this clever set that includes brads, epoxy brads, die cuts and tags. There are polka dots, floral patterns, “Live each day to the fullest”, “Love” and so many more! They are perfect for card making, scrapbooking, gift tags and other paper crafts!


They add so much eye candy to this super cute card created by Gail! Instructions can be found here.


You can see many more fabulous ideas by watching our Chalkboard Webisode! If your anything like me you HAVE TO have the entire line!

At Paper Wishes you can get all the whole Chalkboard line in one great bundle!

Now that we’ve jump started your creativity, go create something amazing!

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