Doodle’s Paper Playground April Sparkle Blend Release Blog Hop

Hello Sparkle Blends Fans! Its time for the Doodles Paper Playground, April Sparkle Blends Release Blog Hop!!  I have the honor of Guest Designing once again for this release and cold not be more excited to be participating.

Doodle’s Paper Playground has got 6 beautiful spring-y blends to share with you this month:

Easter Basket
Cafe Au Lait
Birthstone Collection: April – Diamond 
Birthstone Collection: May – Emerald

If you love soft, pastel shades, and budding greens, you’re definitely going to love this release!

april release

Check out the descriptions and close up photos of each of these gorgeous Sparkle Blends from our April release in our detailed release blog post!

This month there are beautiful new blends for you to choose from–or even better, order them all! Do you have a favorite? Make sure you circle back to the Doodles Paper Playground post after the hop, and comment on that post with your favorite blend from the April Release, for a chance to win a package of that blend!

For chances to win a set of all 6 Sparkle Blends from this release, make sure you leave some comment love on each leg of the hop! You will receive one entry for each comment–and don’t forget to share with your friends!

As always, the limited edition April Release is available for purchase while supplies last, exclusively at White Rose Crafts–so if you fall in love, make sure you order, or you just might miss out!

For this month’s release I am focusing once again on the Birthstone Collection and creating some sparkle blend shaker tags for birthday gifts!  If you missed my collection of tags featuring the month’s January, February and March, pop over and check them out now!

EK Gorman, Doodles Paper Playground April release hop fHowever today, I am adding the April and May birthstone collection to this fun birthday tag line up!

EK Gorman, Doodles Paper Playground April release hop aFor the April themed tag, I pulled out a Jillibean tag and shaker insert and the Birthstone Collection: April – Diamond  sparkle blend sequins.  I distressed and stamped the tag with some Pumice Stone Distress Oxides.

EK Gorman, Doodles Paper Playground April release hop b

EK Gorman, Doodles Paper Playground April release hop cFor the May birthday tag, I pulled out the Birthstone Collection: May – Emerald sparkle blend collection and the same Jillibean tag and shaker insert.  I then distressed and stamped the tag with the Lucky Clover Distress Oxide.

EK Gorman, Doodles Paper Playground April release hop d

I hope you have a blast hopping along with the crew over at Doodle’s Paper Playground.  Your next stop along the hop is Fawn Kuehne.

EK Gorman, Doodles Paper Playground April release hop e

For a full line up in the hop today, in case you get lost scroll down!

Doodles Paper Playground


  1. EK it has been sooo fun watching your birthstone tags each time and I am in such love with them! They are just stunning! What a fun idea for an “extra” gift tied to a birthday package or even on a sccrapbook layout for a birthday! LOVE THIS!!!! Definitely scraplifting!


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