Sunday, December 7, 2008

Cardstock Blog Candy from Paper Temptress!



I teased you mercilessly with the promise of blog candy in the last post, but no mention of it. (Tricksy stamperses preciousss!) This post will be the post to enter for
Blog Candy from Paper Temptress.

To win, all you need to do is leave a comment on this post.
Please tell me your favourite thing about paper
'cause that's just fun (for me)
heehee
&
I'll draw randomly for a selection of cardstock
(The varieties are a surprise.) :O)
Drawing will be mid January.

If you're anonymous in your identity, please leave contact info in your comment.

Hope You win! :O)

164 comments:

Jessica said...

What don't I love about paper? I love that you can find any colour, any pattern, even glittered, flocked, or shiny! You can never have too much paper :)

Anonymous said...

Oh man what a question I love it all about paper. When I look at a piece of paper and think of the endless possibilities it makes me giddy. I love the colors the patterns the textures and the feel of paper. Thank you for the chance to win some candy. Hope you have a great week and TFS.

Debbie/Phx AZ

Teri (nanastamper@msn.com) said...

There needs to be a Paper-holics Anonymous! I can't walk buy a rack of the stuff, find myself looking at the textures/colors of the mail, and saving scraps to make my own!
Without paper, where would we stampers be? ROFL

linda patti said...

i wish i KNEW what it was about paper, but i can't seem to get enough of it, maybe it's because i'm a retired teacher, but LOVE IT!! thanks for a chance to win the blog candy!
tpatti@alltel.net

Mari said...

Well, shoot! I'll be first! :)
What's not to love about paper?! I love the colors (when you see a well stocked shop, colors all lined up - don't you just want to dive in?), the way it scores, how it feels.... Yup, I'm a paper tramp!
The one thing I don't love? STORING all that paper (I've had to call a moratorium on buying paper, there is no room at the inn! lol) so that I can protect it, find it, love it AND use it. *sigh*

Genie said...

Cant't craft without it. Everyone be sure to check out Paper Temptress, you'll need more storage space.

Genie

Julie Campbell said...

I'm a paper addict. It's a serious problem. :) I love paper b/c it's the basic canvas to creativity (in my opinion)!

Ava said...

I love the fact that there is any paper you can imagine! Thanks for the chance, I love paper :)
(I'll keep my fingers crossed for a birthday present as it's my birthday end January ;))
X, Ava

Eloise Barnes said...

Hi Mel ~ Love your blog!!!. I love paper - cardstock, background paper, wall paper, any kind of paper!! I purchase it and then I like to save it - you know, in case I wish I had it on down the line.
Eloise Barnes
ebarnes@atginternet.com

lovetostamp said...

What I love about designer paper is that there are so many to choose from and you can design something in a hurry with just a few embellishments.

Lastel said...

What I love about paper is the variety of it that can be found these days and all the things that can be done with it is endless !

Paper Princess said...

I love the names of paper, purley pomegranate, kiwi kiss, blue buyou, I could go on and on. I love textured paper, flocked paper, yes I have an addiction.
Thanks for your wonderful , creative blog.
Donna Coffman

Katie @ Paper Makeup said...

ooo who doesnt love paper! I'm a paper hoarder. I love how patterned paper so easily keeps up with current trends and colors. Then i buy it and cant use it. Until the next trend comes along. hahaha. Thanks for a chance to win!

Robin said...

I'm a paper hoarder! I love the colors and patterns but my favorite are my glittered ones. Sometimes I go through my stash of DSP and just look at it. It makes me smile :)

Elaine M said...

My eyes glaze over and I almost stroke out every time I walk into a new Paper Zone store - soooo many colors - soooooo many textures -- soooo many different brands......Ohhhhhhhhh ya!! I love paper

Valarie (vampme3) said...

I love paper because it is so versatile, and a great way for someone to express their creativity. And there are soooo many different varieties!

Darlene L said...

Often paper represents just a blank canvas that can used to make a myraid of things. It often takes it's own destiny by folding, cutting, painting, texturizing etc.
Paper comes in many shapes and sizes and should be enjoyed by all. Thanks for the blod candy chance.
darlene

Ann C. said...

I love paper because when you put it in order it can look like the colors of the rainbow. I love coordinating designer paper to mix and match. I have been a paper lover since I was about 10 years old!

Linda said...

I love to buy packs of paper that are already color coordinated so I don't have to think hard.
Linda Peterson

Anonymous said...

I love the fact that there are all different colors,patterns,textures and you can do so much with them!! I seem to be buying more paper all the time! TFS the blog candy!!!

Gail H. :-)
Booboostamper@aol.com

Dawn said...

Paper...it's the best!! Paper hoarder..yup, that's me!

Stephenie said...

Paper is so wonderful because of all of the wonderful things that can be done to it! It comes in beautiful colors and can be folded and stamped and in its simplicity it can be beautiful!

Chrystal said...

Fun blog candy!!! What is my favourite thing about paper - the endless possibilities for projects, (it's not just for cards anymore people!) You can make so many various projects and gifts. It's too much fun!

paradise45 said...

I love everything about paper...the colors, the textures, and all the patterns. Thanks for the chance to win.

Susan H.
tomsue@charter.net

Anonymous said...

There is paper out there for every single occasion and taste. That's what I love!

lindastamps at gmail dot com

Marge said...

I had to read all the comments; I relate to everyone -- hoarder, addict, love it, can't walk past it, have to touch & feel it -- it's our passion!!! TFS a chance to win more of what we live for!!!

Marge

just me....lynn said...

Thanks for all the templates and inspiration - you are amazing!!

Harley Dee said...

My favorite thing about paper is you can cover just about anything with it. And even though it's flat, you can make such cool 3D projects too :)

Donna in Louisiana said...

It's kinda hard to enjoy paper crafts without the paper, LOL... I absolutely love paper. Any project you can imagine working on, there is paper out there to anchor the project. Love it, Love it, Love it...

Thanks for the Blog Candy Chance.

Michelle said...

Thanks for the chance for some yummy paper. And who doesn't love paper..shiny paper, designer paper, textured paper.... it's the jumping off place for any project.

Kadie Labadie said...

Hello, my name is Kadie and I have a paper addiction problem. I love the texture...the colors....all the fabulous things that you can make and do with paper. I'm so CRAZY about paper that I'm sure I will come back in my next life as paper. CUT ON Mel. Thanks for the fabulous Blog Candy opportunity. Kadie

Cazzy said...

Paper is just so - strokable, smells wonderful, looks wonderful, often too precious to use, colours are great, patterns are great, I love paper and must have stacks of it!
Even paper on household things can be coveted and used!

SmilynStef said...

I love everything about paper ... the possibility of so much creativity in each sheet.

craftysister said...

Why I love paper I think its like air have to have it LOL
No matter what store I'm in I buy paper just because it makes me happy.
Look at those cute purses you did all with paper need I say more

Hugs
Norine

Holly McKay said...

I love Paper because I can make sooo many cute things with it. It's fun! Thanks for a great Blog!!

Cheri Howard said...

I love its versatility. You can make so many things with paper...some you wouldn't think were possible! Thanks for a chance to win!

Carmen said...

I love paper because I can:
int it,
stamp it,
fold it,
cut it,
emboss it,
wrinkle it,
tear it,
draw on it,
paste pictures on it,
glue ribbon on it,
staple it,
sew buttons on it,
dust glitter on it,
combine it with other papers,
etc., etc.,
The possibilities are endless
Carmen

Diane said...

What I most love about paper is, its reminds me of fabric, all those gorgeous patterns and colors. I alos find anything made with paper is so relaxing! thanks for the chance!
www.nelliesnest.blogspot.com

Peggy Maier said...

I love the endless possibilities of paper - what else can you use to make so many different things... boxes, bags, purses, cards... the list is endless! (AND so MUCH FUN!)

Savitri said...

Awesome candy! I love paper because they have all sorts of colors and shapes. After you get your hands on them, you can make them into so many things... from cards to eating tools :)

Anonymous said...

Any color , pattern or texture is great. So many different ways to use them is what I like best.
Nan Griffin
griffin64@centurytel.net

Kim said...

Designer paper is great because it can make ALL the difference in your creation! I love getting color combo inspirations by it, too! Thanks for the chance to win!
jk_richardson@comcast.net

Patricia said...

Do I love paper, well I am the PaperTemptress so I guess the answer to that question is YES!! And to celebrate Mel's fabulous blog I am offering 20% off at papertemptress.com so you can win no matter what!! Enjoy!

Michelle B. AKA JustPaintingAround said...

Thanks for the chance to win this awesome blog candy! I love to study all the different colors in a piece of DP (sometimes there is more than meets the eye!)

Lisa said...

Paper is just great. It comes in multitudes of colors and prints. It is matte and glossy, textured, glittered, irridescent, smooth, rough....I could continue forever. Paper is what makes it all happen.

Jamie S said...

Ohhh, what's not to love - except the occasional paper cut and the paper that comes in the envelopes with windows! LOL
The feel, the color, the smell. How it makes my heart flutter when I find that perfect piece! Aside from our wonderful hobby, I love it to write on, to see my grandkids precious drawings or foldings. Even my cats like paper to lay upon, shred and take a little nip from. The whole world just works better with paper! :-)

SueB said...

Oooh, love the DP offerings out there, playing matchy-matchy w cardstock, or making my own DP!
Thanx for the inspiration and chance at the blog candy!

Sherry Thornsberry said...

Mel...what a fun blog candy!!! Every time I walk thru the door with more paper my poor husband just shakes his head. He supports me but just doesn't understand. It is an addiction. Not just any paper will do. There is special paper destined for each project. Sometimes I will have paper for so long that I don't remember where it came from and then all of a sudden it is the perfect paper for a project. I try to always buy paper when it is on sale so that my hobby doesn't break the bank. I have to admit. I love to feel it, look at it, play with it....and that is the beginning of my project....most of the time....my paper leads the way.

Thanks for all the postings....it is fun to see that I'm not the only one that is in love with and totally addicted to my paper =0)

Happy Holidays....
Sherry
http://sherrythornsberry.blogspot.com

Sharon in NE said...

What a great question! Its hard to put into words why paper would make a person so happy, but obviously I'm not alone. The vast possibility of designs from vintage to contemporary, soft and subtle to outrageous, all can be achieved, purchased, stored and treasured so easily in a simple piece of paper. It IS strange, isn't it?

drpganser said...

Mel,
I like it, I love it, and I always want more of it. PattyG

Cheryl said...

There is so much you can do with paper and so many looks that you can achieve with it.

Thanks for the chance to win some paper!

Lori A. said...

You can do so many things with it! Create a card, lasting memories on a scrapbook page, a gorgeous gift box or bag...or, as I did today, just buy it because it looks so pretty and hoarde it because you want to look at it over and over. :)

StampinCathy said...

What do I love about paper...I love how you can take a piece of paper and turn it into something beautiful and even put a smile on someones face. Thanks for a chance.

Karolyn L said...

I LOVE Paper!! There's something about the colors and the patterns that just make me happy. I can't put my finger on it. But to me it's like peas and carrots - you can't have a card without paper. KWIM? LOL Thanks for the chance to win some PAPER!

Char- The Mad Shopper said...

I am one of these people that just loves to look at paper. I collect way to much of it, and I love studying how the pattern is made. My mom was a seamstress, so I grew up around beautiful fabrics. I collect them too. lol

marla said...

I love paper because of the fun patterns and all you can do with it especially the glitter and fun prints.

Jennifer Hodge said...

I think I love everything about paper, double sided, glittery, plain, patterned, and anything else..you want me to pick one. I love that you can use it for almost anything! thanks for a chance to win.

Julie (Joypup on SCS) said...

I love that paper never asks me to clean off the kitchen table where I am working, or if it can have another piece of candy ;^)*

Seriously -- I love practically everything about paper -- and its rich tradition. Plus, I love all the people that it has introduced me to!

I could just say, "Ditto to all of the above" but that would be cheating, eh?

Mary said...

PAPER! I love paper - it is the one thing I cannot resist because of all of the awesome colors and patterns and textures......I love paper!

Michelle said...

I hope I win too ~ LOL... The coolest thing about paper for me is that you can turn it into all kinds of thinks and then you get to watch people go WOW. I make most of my gifts and it is sooo gratifying to know that people really love them.

msfreida said...

Paper follows the essentials in life like food, water, and clothing. It's here, it's there, it's EVERYWHERE!...at my house anyway! Paper opens doors to creativity like nothing else! It's the foundation to my art, whether I'm scrapbooking, card making, collage making, box making,or making a mess! It all starts out with the paper!

Rosanne said...

I love everything about paper!

Helen said...

Paper? There really is just never enough to have in my little paws - my pressshuussss paper!
Helen
waterybink@Yahoo.com

Bunny B said...

I love Paper!!! Especially those textured, glittery and shiny ones! There are so many possibilities, but sometimes they seem too pretty to use!! :P

Happy Holidays!

bunnybx at gmail . com

Diane S said...

What I love about paper are the endless possibilities of creations you can come up with while working with paper. I have so much paper in my supply....endless....but I keep on buying it!

Sandy Knecht said...

Paper makes you think of what might be. I love paper. Thanks for the chance to win blog candy.

Becky said...

I just love paper, glitter, colors, every thing is my favorite when I am using it :).

Anonymous said...

I love paper because it is easy to create ART with it! You can fold it, embellish it, paint it, sparkle it, layer it, ink it, color it, use it for fun things, and the list goes on! I would love to win this selection of paper!

Thanks!

Judy Jackson
judystamper at verizon dot net

Naomi said...

All I can say is that I can't drive by a paper store. The car kind of goes by itself and it's a good disease to have. Love the feel, color ,design just everything about it.
Naomi

Jan said...

I love the texture, smell, colors, patterns and endless crafting possiblities of paper

Lauren said...

I love the fact that there is so many possibilities with it!! Its so pretty. and makes things beautiful.
I have added you 2 my blog candy sidebar. xxx

Anonymous said...

gosh i cant tel u al the resuns that paper maces me craze but man o man it daz i wud sa that it iz the color or patern that iz the best part it can mace u fel sad or hape calm or craze gud or bad thancs for the chanse to win
merri b
jebergerson@hotmail.com

opalpearl3 said...

Paper, oh paper, how do I love thee.
Let me count the ways.
You are so pretty, so full of texture, your colors rival the rainbow, and I enjoy being creative with you.
Thanks.

Laurie in MN said...

I am drawn to paper because of the colors and color combinations. Before I started making cards and collecting paper, I was feeling the winter blues and bought florescent card stock and hung the sheets throughout the house. My eyes and brain were craving vibrant colors instead of seeing everything in shades of white and cream.

Paper in different colors make me feel happy.

Anonymous said...

I used to quilt and loved fabric...then once I started paper...ohhhh so many more to choose from....my friend has a 6 foot pile of it! how can she ever find anything???
debinicol at yahoo dot com

Doris said...

I love paper, why? it's soo easy to use, you don't need special machines or tools to play with it, it's cheap and easy to buy, it's pretty, colorful just lovely!

Kay said...

Hi and thanks for the chance at some wonderful blog candy! Paper to me is the base of my addiction. I love everything about it-with color and texture leading us to use our minds to create.It's fun to see all the wonderful projects that folks can create! Thanks for a GREAT blog! Hugs Kay

Karen from Ontario said...

Hi Mel,
I am becoming more and more a paper addict. I guess that is because of all the possibilities it has to offer. And all the patterns papers that are now available....drool.
Thanks for a chance to win.

Candy said...

Paper is a magical thing. It sings or cries out to me. I absolutley LOVE all paper. The wondeful rich tectures they have out now. The bling. The bright and subtle colours. The endless patterns. It shines or glows or flows or catches me unaware.
I have loved paper since I was a child!! I don't want to cut into it - I am afraid I won't find anything as wonderful as that piece again. I could look at and feel paper everyday and never get tired of it.

boynecitygrl said...

I think I am a paper junkie. Sometimes I love the beautiful paper so much I wont use it until it's out of date. But I actually buy it and have to sneak it into the house to hide it from my schweetie. OMG what's wrong with me?

Etha said...

Paper is the extension of my mind :) and its very forgiving too LOL

Dean Dykes said...

Paper? You mean those beautiful things that fix boxes and boxes in my special room? Love them--I really should use more instead of using them as a Decorator Item.
Thanks for sharing

Anonymous said...

WOW, thanks for the opportunity of blog candy, it's such fun to dream. I think that part of the allure of designer paper...to dream of the possibilities that you can create. I'm a sucker for DP, like most everyone in this list it seems, I have a whole pile and yet it's the first thing I look at when I just happen to find myself in a Scrapbook Store. :-) The colour, texture, and print are what draw me to a paper..(what else is there??) I think that Basic Grey has been a long time favourite but Daisy Buckets, Crate paper and Cosmo Cricket are right up there too.
Beth Greco abgreco@globalserve.net

Toni K said...

It's more like What don't I like about paper! I just love it! I love Daisy D's, Basic Grey, Cosmo Cricket, etc...

Anonymous said...

Mel, you are such a wizard with paper, my favorite thing to do with paper is to take it and make it into something wonderful, cards, boxes, templates, everything and give to my friends and family to bring some joy into their lifes. Eloise, craftildy1@cableone.net

Karen Merc said...

The one thing I love about paper is COLLECTING it. When I get that PERFECT sheet of paper I just want to look at it..and I have anxiety attacks about actually cutting it...so it stays intact and becomes part of my collection

wildwesthome said...

My favorite thing about paper is that it has two sides! Anytime I think I've made a mistake...I flip it over :)

~vee

Diane Davies said...

The great thing about paper is the things you can create with it are endless. Then, of course, is all the pretty colors and patterns there are.

Diane Davies said...

The great thing about paper is the things you can create with it are endless. Then, of course, is all the pretty colors and patterns there are.

Sue K said...

Paper. Ahhhhhhhhhh. What's not delicious about it? If I can't find exactly what I need for a certain color, feel or look, I just alter it by stamping, inking, punching, H20-ing, or covering it up a bit with something. It's delicious, like I said!

retiredheather said...

Without paper you really can`t get too far in paper crafting. It makes so much impact on how your creation turns.
Happy Holidays
Heather

Suzzi said...

Paper is my guilty pleasure.
Paper is my chocolate to others.
Paper is my third child. (Always saying love you to them.)
Paper is my 2nd sunset and sunrise, I'll never know what beauty I will find next.

and so on and so on.LOL
TFS

angelnathalie said...

What I love about paper? That is just a question with endless answers. I love everything about paper. The different gift boxes you can make, the different and gorgeous scrapbook pages to keep your memories and all the beautiful cards you can make. You never have too much paper even when you don't have any room.

Nathalie Beaudoin

GabrielaD said...

Paper is my biggest weakness. I just love it!! I love it all... the colors, textures, patterns.

Thanks for the chance to win!!!!

Anonymous said...

I can't resist the lovely patterns and endless possibilities for its use. I love it so much, am hesitant to use my favorites (am a hoarder), but I know I'll always find more to love. Before my introduction to papercrafting, I couldn't resist pretty patterns of fabric.

Diana (dmaggart@woh.rr.com)

Maria said...

Gosh, that's a deep question for me! LOL! Actually, I've been collecting paper from childhood. I started off collecting notebook paper of all things. I used to use them to draw, write, and I just loved having them for some odd reason. In my teen years, I began collecting journals. . .I had a journal since the age of 12. Then I would buy journals just to have them. As an adult, I began collecting stationaries. . .all the pretty ones with the matching box and envelopes. Strangely, I would never use them to send letters to people.

Then. . .I discovered "crafting paper" (designer paper and cardstock) a few years ago. . .and my obsession for them began and now, I can make the notebooks, journals, and stationaries myself.

Now to my favorite thing about them. . .I just love the beautiful prints on designer paper and how they can be used to create beautiful things. I love the fact that I can actually make the things with paper that I used to buy pre-made is my favorite thing about them.

Thanks for offering the awesome blog candy!!

Maria

Anne said...

Hmmm.... I like paper because without it there would be no cards and no scrapbook pages and no written records from times gone by :-) Oh, and isn't there a rule somewhere that the one who dies with the most paper wins?!

Cindy H. said...

OMG, paper!! I love that it's white, it's black, it has beautiful colors, patterns, it's elegant, pretty, vintage, shabby chic, textured and plain and much more. I love that it folds and molds into fabulous shapes. Yes, I've dabbled in origami, pop-ups...I love paper!!! Thanks for the chance to win...more paper, yea!

Becky said...

What I love about paper? It comes in every color of the rainbow and every texture and pattern you could ever need. You can flock it, paint it, glitter it, rip it, and more! I usually crop with paper that echoes my mood (a bit of self discovery), so I require lots of colors! And all that paper makes me very happy!

Thanks for the opportunity to win some candy...have a wonderful week!

Cheryl Koskakura said...

First off, Thanks for having such an amazing blog, you are such an inspiration!
I love everything about paper,the colors,the textures and the patterns. The best part of all, is the smiles that it brings to our faces!

Anonymous said...

I love Paper Temptress' Velvet Touch or Suede Touch paper more than any other suede or velvet papers out there. I usually use fabric flowers with rich jewel tones with them and I receive the most compliments on my cards from this paper. But.....what's not to love about paper. I'm even oogling over some of the gorgeous wrapping papers this year and thinking "how can I use this pattern?" Thanks for the opportunity of winning some fabulous papers....Debi E. - Rittman, OH

sherry said...

My problem with paper is I see it and want it. I get it and put it away for something special and then can't find it. I get soooo frustrated.

Anonymous said...

I have a fixation with paper and my collection is as large as my stamp collection. Color, glitz, textured, designs....all catch my eye and imagination and it comes home with me. Many are so pretty that I don't want to part with them and it goes into my 'special' collection drawer where I keep them like treasured jewels. And I know that tomorrow brings more paper to keep me hypnotized. MarilynY yum@hawaii.rr.com

Rachelle said...

I just loved the purses in the precvious post! I love paper b/c of all the gorgeous designs and colors. There is just a never ending array of possibilities when creating with paper. :)

Karinn said...

I LOVE these purses, and I truly believe you have THE BEST blog ever! I can't believe all the templates and tutorials you share with us - and for FREE! It's like getting my own online paper craft class :0)

I love the possibility of things to make with paper, and how each texture, color and weight of the different papers can completely transform a project into something new. I love that I (or some else with even more creativity... like you!) can make ANYTHING from paper.

Ina Ftacek said...

I love all the patterns,colors, weights,touch of paper..especially homemade and orientals... I love all the things you can create with paper!!! I love the glitzes,textures,embossed, marbled and vaieties we now have and sooo many more companies offering oodles of kinds and assortments! i love corrugated,leather,vinyl, glossy, matte,metallics,glittered,shiny, matte ,drawing,watercolor,painting,canvas paper,rice paper, and all the many artworks that can be done with one simple word Paper! Can't do without it! Ina

Mandiannie said...

Well I love making all the good stuff that you post about here on your blog! You always have a fun project that inspires me when I need something different to do other than making cards.
Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration. Hope you have a very Merry Christmas. God Bless you during this wonderful holiday.

Noinin said...

Oh man! What don't I love about paper! Since I was a little girl, I always had different papers and notepads with me, along with markers and pencil crayons. My grandmother used to call it my "bag of tricks", hehe. Where ever we went, she would always ask "do you have your bag of tricks with you?", so that I could sit in the car, restuarant or where ever, and create things.
I *LOVE* paper!

jan farnworth said...

I love that i can usually find somethign that works with what my project is even if it just white cardstock stamped all over with my stamps to get the right style i am looking for. I also like that you can create layers with the paper to make it look dimensional.

Stampin_melissa said...

What do I love about paper? Perhaps the feel, the smell, the limitless possibilities?! :D All that and the fact that it has two sides so when, er IF, I mess up I can just turn it over and try again! LOL!

Cath Thompson said...

i know this is funny, but i love the smell of paper when its fresh open out of a pack..i love that it comes ine very colour imaginable..i love that it can be stamped, inked, distressed, embossed and more..and become something wonderful!! cathscustomcreations@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

I love every thing about paper. Especially color and with patterned paper so popular in card making, the choices are even more multitudinous!!! I inherited a huge monster of a filing cabinet from work and have all my paper stored in it. One never has too much paper!! Ann Lind

Michelle said...

What's not to love? As my huge hoard...um, supply proves I love paper, bright, pale, printed, solid, glittered, it's all wonderful. Surely I'm not the only one who buys gorgeous paper with no idea what I'm going to do with it...and then rediscovers it in the pile a few months later ;-)

Tamikko said...

What I love most about paper is the never ending things you can do with it. I like to make flowers and butterflies, all shapes and frames. It comes in all colours and patterns and you can create your own pattern. You can tear it and crumple it, wet it then dry it and the possibilities are inspiring and just fun.
(I guess I can't just pick one thing) :)

Willow said...

Paper??? You mean the stuff I have reams and reams of??? you mean the stuff I love to touch, smell, move around in my craft room??? You mean the stuff I love to crumple up then flatten out...you mean the flat stuff with the incredible colors and patterns??? You mean that stuff I horde??? Naaa I didn't think so...

DeniseB said...

I always get all excited about finding paper I like. Sometimes I horde it because I know I can't get any more of a particular design.
In my best Mae West voice, "I never met a color I didn't like....".
DeniseB

Chris said...

I love patterns and texture on paper! What I really am excited about is all the things we can create with your templates and inspirations with that paper! Like the dictonary sheets you made - so cool!

Chelle said...

The choice in colors, textures, patterns - I love everything about it!

Rene said...

Oh, paper! Where do you start? It's pretty, colorful, textured, shiny, matte... large pieces, small bits...Japanese papers, Italian papers, pressed papers, inclusion papers. I love them all!

Rene' Mewes
RM3116@charter.net

alliejb117 said...

I am a self-proclaimed "Silly Scraper". I love glitter, shimmer , and shine. I have fallen head over hills with this paper. The swirly curls have woooo me. Make my Christmas and choose me!!!!

jude said...

What i love about paper?Well theres so many types ,textutres,designs and well a multitude of craft creations can be created .An avid crafter will never be without her stash of this lovely stuff.
have added your link to my blogg candy giveaways on the rt handside.
thanks again Meljudexi also have blogg candy until tomorrow 10th dec go enter!

Lavonne (Tweetygirl) said...

Paper: what do I love about it? Pretty much everything. The colors and textures and the core colors. The thickness or sheerness. I just love it all!
Thanks for the opportunity to win some! :)

Cynde said...

Mel I am a nut over paper! I love it. I keep seeing more all the time that I have to get and it really has so many things about it that I love. Color, Texture, shiney, smooth, matte, bumps, stripes, crazy patterns, toile, in fact I think I do the same thing with Fabric, Thread, Pens, Stickles, Ink, Ribbon.....well you get the idea! I am a Nut!!!
TeeHee.....
Thanks for the chance at your blog candy.....Cynde

aguilar2 said...

Sad thing is I love paper so much that I hoard it. I love just going down rows of paper and imagining what I can do with it, so I buy it and hoard it. It is too pretty to cut. My news resolution will be to use my pretty papers. Promise!

Elena said...

Thank you for the fabulous blog candy, Mel! What I love about paper - you can draw on it, color, stamp! You can cut it, fold it and glue it! Just love paper!

lisa808 said...

What do I love about paper? The texture, color, and patterns. What do I love best about paper? Creating projects, cards, and scrapbooks!!!

socmagmom said...

I'm a paper ho!! I love all kinds even the lowly brown paper bag!! It's my canvas for creating heirlooms.

maiahs_momma said...

Hmmm....can't get enough patterned paper, love trying out new brands and new styles. I guess I love the fact that they are coming out with new patterned paper that is thicker than some of the other patterned paper out there. It isn't flimsy :)!
Thank you so much for this chance to win some goodies :)!

Hugs,
catherine
www.mystampinggrounds.blogspot.com
catlevy@eastlink.ca

Leslie said...

We are all the same - color, texture, design we live for it each and every day!

Stamping Mutt said...

I am a paper addict!!! I love paper - can't seem to get enough of it. I like to buy them in stacks like the ones you can get at Jo's, M's or HL. What I love about paper is that you can coordinate so many great combinations. You can incorporate it in just about any kind of papercraft. Did I mention I LOVE LOVE paper??? Thanks for the opportunity to win.

- Alma =)

nina said...

I love to get ideas from patterned paper colour combos... just getting into patterned paper now (used to use mainly cardstock). There's so much out there!

Anonymous said...

If you could see my craft room - and the amount of paper I have - you would think I must love everything about paper and you'd be right. I can't go into Michael's Hobby Lobby etc without heading first to the paper - not that I need anymore but it's very rare that I don't walk out with at least 6 pieces of something I just HAD to have.
Martie
marthamoser@sbcglobal.net

WELCOME to my blog, Explore. Dream. Discover. said...

I have to say the wide range of colors and seeing them all together...it's just a beautiful thing! lol Something about all that color!!!

Curt in Carmel said...

Good Lord! 133 people so far! Wouldn't it be great if these folks would comment every post blog candy or not???? Hmmmmm. . . OK on to what I love about paper. . .This is going to be sappy. . .are you ready. . .it's because of paper that I found you and your blog!!!!! How's that! And it is a true statement too! Best, Curt

Anonymous said...

paper... I just love the different feels of the various texrures, the looks of the colors, and their shades.... then you can always add IF you don't like what you see... paper is WONDERFUL!! Then WHEN or IF you make an error, it's not that expensive to start over, or just take the opportunity to be creative, some of th emost creative efforts have been mistakes!!
Denise from Ohio
cogjplusd@sssnet.com

Lorraine said...

Paper... it's so versatile and beautiful. It can take us places in books and remember things for us and allows us to be creative. I've had a love affair with paper my whole life and I'm so glad that I've found a hobby that I can use to worship this love of mine.

WandaG_CT said...

Aren't you supposed to buy all that lovely paper and hoard it until just the right time???? Love it all! Thanks for the chance to win some great paper!

Gail S. said...

I sew and I hoard material and since I started scrapbooking and making cards - hoarding paper has become my new obsession! I love to walk down the aisle of the store that has all of the papers or walk into a scrapbook store and just oogle the papers. There are so many wonderful colors and designs. Yummy!!

Debra said...

Wow, that really leaves it wide open with a question about what I love about paper!! What don't I love about paper .. I love all the patterns I can get my hands on, I love that it's something not very expensive I can treat myself with and it comes in so many colors and there are even textures, and then there's vellum .. oops, now I'm going over the top here ...

Sena said...

I love textured paper so much that sometimes I feel like I just want to keep them forever and never use them!!!
sena.sagani[at]gmail[dot]com

Anonymous said...

I love paper because it comes in so many beautiful colors and patterns and the best part is that it stores better than fabric!

in_poco@yahoo.ca

Donnas Den said...

Great Blog, Mel! Paper is so versatile. Backing a great stamp or folding for origami. It's always there for you.

Merry Christmas,

Donna

crystal said...

Paper can be used on any medium, and with any medium. Very versatile.... And the colors and prints that are available and if you cant find what you need you can make it to suit your project.

Paper is GREAT!!!!

Crystal

Susan Hackney said...

I love the colors, patterns and definitely the different textures of paper. It can really make your card or project really pop.

jeanie nieva said...

i love the versatility of paper and the variety of colors. :)

LindaS said...

I guess I like everything about paper, because I collect all kinds, colors, textures, sizes, etc. My problem is that I still never have "just the right piece of paper" for my project.

lsims@parkland.edu

Donna said...

you're so funny! I love paper because it allows me to create stuff with it! one of these days I'm going to branch out & do one of your fun paper things!

Anonymous said...

I love paper!!! You can do so many things with it. You can write on it, stamp on it, wrap presents in it, make things out of it, make things to put in the things you made out of it. The list is endless! I love paper!!! Red paper, green paper, even with a sheen paper (I'm channeling my inner Dr Seuss) I just love paper. Thanks for the chance to win some! Cathy Green akagreenhouse@hotmail.com

Michelle (mla1111) said...

Paper makes me happy, beautiful paper make me smile & oooh & aahhh at it. I like to save it b/c its too beautiful to just use for anything - LOL... so I have a beautiful paper collection that I really just need to use! =) I love the we can turn a pretty piece of paper into a beautiful inspiring creation!

Linda S. said...

Wow...that IS a funny question for us paper lovers to answer!! I can remember so well, after two, mind you, TWO days of shopping with my Sister who was teaching me paper crafts, I declared, "Don't let me buy any more paper. I have enough paper to last me for a lifetime." SILLY ME!!!! The only thing I don't like about it is when it comes in those beautiful double-sided styles. Talk about hoarding....how can one ever use that stuff to make something that will leave your house? Plus, I can never decide which side to use, so I just keep it all for myself!! I feel better now. Linda S. ls4@windstream.net

AbcHobby.it said...

hi, I'm a paper maniac!!! I love the paper, the color, the infinitely possibilities to create with a sheet of paper!! it's fantastic for me!!

bye elisabetta

TheLittleFrog said...

Oh I love sheer paper and also paper with Christmas themes, especially snowflakes! Greetings from Lucia, Slovakia:))

Annelies said...

I love paper 'cause what would we do without it. I have a huge collection of flowers, ribbon, brads, etc. But on most of my cards and layouts I only use cardstock and patterned paper. Thanks for a chance to win! Greetings from Belgium, Annelies

Tamrah T. said...

Paper lends itself to so many creative avenues! Easy to manipulate resize, texturize, alter, embellish,...and best of all it doesn't require prepping!

Thanks for letting me in on the fun!
~ Tamrah T.
jttsoATcybertrailsDOTcom

ribenaruby said...

As a child I lived not far from a paper factory so it's always been there for me as off-cuts, but without it I couldn't stamp, tear, fold it, experiment with different textures and thickness's.I just love paper! Thanks for a chance.

ARIANNE said...

What's there not to love about paper?
I love how you can tear, ink, sand, crumble and stamp paper.
But what I love most is the feel of paper. Especially with all the embossed, flocked, glittered and textured paper out there.

dee1219 said...

I LOVE paper!!! It is so fun to shop for and so much fun to use!! My favorite at the moment is heavy doublesided card stock. Oh man, I get so excited! My husband thinks I have lost my mind!! He said he had no idea a few bucks could cause such a reaction:) Love your blog!! Your cooking one too:) Thanks for sharing
deeluvscookin@gmail.com

Dean Dykes said...

Oh, me, I must love it cause I sure have loads of it. I get happy just looking at it. But must not hoard it!!! I must use it. So I have to get after it.

Blessings to you and yours

dee1219 said...

Oh, how do I count the ways I love paper.........there are so many! My creations would be nothing without paper!! I love it, I love it,I love it:) I am a new crafter so my collection may not be as broad as some of you may have, but what I have I love!

Katarina said...

What I love about paper is that you can do so much with it - fold it any way you want and it can be anything! It's like a magicwand, lol. Not to mention that you can get any colors and patterns on your "magical" things.

Thanks for the chance - I'm a huge papercollector :D

kamadesign.blogspot.com

Saetta said...

Hi Mel!!
What lovely candy! I love any colors, any patterns, any textures and the feel of paper! I’m addicted!
I LOVE PAPER WHICH CAN BE USED IN ANY BACKGROUND!
I've linked your candy on my blog ( manimaldestre.blogspot.com).

Thanks for a chance to win!

Michelle said...

i adore paper becasu its so versatile..can be used and formed and manipulated and designed into marvelous things that have the ability to have texture.. dimension..stand alone..or be part of a larger works or creation..paper is my addiction..i must admit
thank for the oportunity to win such terific blog candy!

Vera said...

Hi Mel..what a wonderful blog candy!!!
I love paper for the rainbow of colors, for the good smell when it's new, for the inspiration that it gives me!
I'll not win, like ever, but this inspiration about paper is awsome!!!
XOXO and thanks a lot for the opportunity..
Vera (dancing.lady@ymail.com)

Arianne said...

I'm so sorry if this sounds greedy, but did I miss the announcement of the winner?
I visit your blog daily and can't remember seeing anything about it.....