Daily Archives: May 7, 2009

Prism Papers

I’m frequently asked about Prism papers so I thought I would put all the information in one place. I’ll add questions and answers after the basic information on the papers. I was a customer for a long time before being on the team for Prism (woo hoo!) and it is a product I truly enjoy.

This info (and other questions that come in) with be at the top of my blog for future reference. I will be adding additional sections for the other Prism products as I use them.

Prism Simply Smooth and Simply Ivory – 80lb cover weight

My choice for work with Copics, colored pencils, stamping inks, ink jet printing.


Prism Prismatics Prismatics – 70lb cover weight

My favorite colored cardstock. 113 colors with a slight eggshell texture on one side and smooth on the other side make it a perfect paper for paper crafters. With the large variety of beautiful colors I can match any color of ink, marker or even patterned paper.

Some Frequently asked questions:

Question – How did you discover Prism paper?

When I was on the Splitcoast Dirty Dozen Design Team a couple years ago I was thrilled to receive a big box from Prism. I think I was hooked before I even used it. The colors were so rich and the texture was just plain yummy.

Question – Why do you like Prism Prismatics better than other cardstocks?

For me it’s the color range, weight (not too bulky so it cuts with scissors easily, yet it’s firm for a card back) and the texture which I love for sponging.

Question – Can you stamp on Prismatics papers? 

You sure can! I do it all the time.

Question – Do I need Simply Smooth if I have Prismatics White?

Yes and no. If you want a nice crisp image and easy Copic marker blending I would go with Simply Smooth. I have used Prismatics White (before Simply Smooth came out) and it can be done, but the results are better with Simply Smooth.

Where to buy Prism papers online:

Hanna Stamps – Prism Simply Smooth White, Prismatics multipacks

A Peek Into Yesterday – Prism Simply Smooth White and Simply Ivory, Prismatics, Prismatics Swatchbooks

discountcardstock.com – Prismatics, Exclusives, Specialty. Will also special order Prism products.



Scrappy Hip Hop!

Lots of fun at Hip Hop today!

We have card challenges and lots of games…and maybe a couple prizes today in the Hip Hop thread in the Unity Forum! Come hang with us!

Check out Angela’s blog for the full list of specials.

We are focusing on stamps for scrapbooking today so I’m going to start out with a scrap page made with Amazing Me and . These are two of my nephews a few years ago. The little guy is now a teenager.


My next card uses the May KOTM Another Sweet Day:


My last card uses Flirty Flowers and Flowers Galore.


Here are the Prism papers that I used:


Simply Smooth White, White, Black, Blush Red Dark, Frosted Pink, Frosted Kiwi, Iced Orange, Sugar Cream

Now hop on over and see…

*** Wendy ***



Impression Obsession Challenge

The Impression Obsession girls throw out challenge to each other a couple times a month. Today’s challenge is a color challenge:

Butter Yellow, Light Blue, & Spring Green

Check out the other girls to see what they came up with!

Dina Kowal
Daniela Dobson
Deborah March
Laura Fulcher
Shirley Ross
Tina Werner

I decide to use this adorable Surf image and went summery with my card.


Here are the Prism papers that I used:


Stamps: SurfImpression Obsession
Prism Paper: Simply Smooth White
Prism Prismatics: White, Baby Blue Light, Sunflower Light, Intense Kiwi
Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento, Broken China Ranger Distress Ink
Accessories: Copic markers, ribbon from offray, sponge, sewing machine, Classic Circle Nestabilities Spellbinders