Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Announcing: "Crush" by Authentique Paper

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You know the feeling when you see something and your heart skips a beat...your cheeks get a little flushed and you can't help but smile? You can say it isn't so, but it is...it's a CRUSH and you know it!  

We have been "crushin'" over our brand new collection, yes, aptly named "Crush" and we have been dying to officially reveal the line! This year we added pops of blue to our traditional pink, red, chocolate and antique white color palette, which make this line even more swoon-worthy! Take a look and see for yourself, we can't wait to see and hear your crush...err...love story!

"Cache" 12x12 Paper- CRU001
Vintage valentines / Mini chocolate hearts

"Spark" 12x12 Paper- CRU002
Love in any language / Tone on tone pink hearts

"Darling" 12x12 Paper- CRU003
Aqua & red mini hearts / Red with white dots

"Frilly" 12x12 Paper- CRU004
Beautiful, frilly lace / Red solid w/ handwriting distress

"Attraction" 12x12 Paper- CRU005
Floral bouquet / Pinky thin horizontal stripe

"Lovey" 12x12 Paper- CRU006
Hugs & kisses xoxo / Cupid arrows

"Adorned" 12x12 Paper- CRU007
Adorned bicycle basket side design / Chocolate & blush pink thin stripe

"Symmetry" 12x12 Paper- CRU008
Ombre triangle diamonds / Red mini dots

"Herald" 12x12 Paper- CRU009
Flower basket bicycles / Pink & red all over scroll lace

"Enduring" 12x12 Paper- CRU010
Romantic aqua damask / Aqua solid w/ handwriting distress

"Impression" 12x12 Paper- CRU011
Funky typewriter on lined paper / Mini chocolate damask

"Sweet" 12x12 Paper- CRU012
Sweet flower bunches & dots / Perfect pink distressed solid  

Components Paper Accents - CRU101
Two-sided cardstock die cuts - 6x12 size

Circles and Scallops - CRU205
Two-sided lucious textured circles & scallops cardstock die cuts

Petite Type Stickers -CRU102
Custom, matte finish adhesive alphabet letters

Petite Diction Stickers -CRU103
Use these mini word stickers to write a secret note to your valentine!

Authentic Life Cards - CRU204
Wildly popular 3x4 "life cards" - for any project, not just pocket scrapbooking! Card making, add to your scrapbook page, attach to a gift or stash in your purse just for fun! 32 cards, 2 each of 16 double sided sentiments, quotes, phrases & patterns.

Card Making Stack - CRU203
Must have for quick cards - any time of year! 18 pre-scored cards, textured cardstock & they fit a standard A2 envelope. What's not to love?

6x6 Bundle - CRU200
24 reduced scale designs, double sided papers, and don't forget the BONUS tag on the back cover of this 6x6 "bundle"

Collection Kit - CRU202
A little bit of everything = a lot of love

Paper Pad - CRU201
24 beautiful 12x12 pattern papers, add to your "look but don't touch" stash!

No announcement would be complete without a couple of inspiration projects from our Design Team! 

Card Set by Design Team Member Hilary Kanwischer

Heart Pocket Hanging by Design Team Member Hilary Kanwischer

Wall Hanging by Design Team Member Shellye McDaniel

Layout by Design Team Member Emily Lanham


We want to GIVE AWAY a "Crush" prize pack to a couple of lucky fans! We will be announcing ways to win via our social media outlets. Be sure that you follow us on both Instagram (@authentiquepaper) and Facebook for your chance to win! 

***For bonus entries, change your profile picture to the crushin' badge above and/or share it on Instagram. Don't forget to tag us!***

Please leave us a comment below sharing your love of our new "Crush" collection! We want to know what you love about this line!


54 comments:

  1. Oh, I have a crush on CRUSH! Love all the fun designs and the colours! That little bicycle rocks! :)

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  2. I haven't even finished making Christmas Cards yet, and now you have me thinking about Valentine's Day! LOVE these papers!!

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  3. very cute, I love the mix of clean and vintage together....the color choices are faves of mine!!!

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  4. i love that it has both a modern and old-fashioned feel and the addition of the blue to traditional colors!!! TFS!

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  5. I LOVE LOVE LOVE your papers!!!! Always. And this line is no different. The papers are so beautiful! Vintage-y and still modern; colorful and yet muted. What a FABULOUS line!!!

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  6. I am crushin hard on these colors! My goodness, this will be my go to valentine layout line...soooooo stinkin cute with the vintage valentines and the pink and teal and black.....and that heart door hanger...loveeeee!!!!

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  7. This is a beautiful collection! I love that the papers look like they could be used for other occasions besides Valentine's. My favorite part of the collection is the "Sparks" paper and the Circles & Scallops......so pretty!!

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    1. The "Spark" paper is my favorite too! Thanks for pointing out the versatility in the papers Aimee!

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  8. I LOVE this collection. Especially the love in any language sheet

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  9. Ohhh love the patterns in this collection!

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  10. love the vintage cards in this set!

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  11. Love the little "campbell" kids. The paper is beautiful.
    Can't wait to use it for Valentine's Day.

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  12. These vintage Valentine images are the bomb!!!! Loved the adorned bicycle and the blue with red hearts patterned papers, too!

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  13. I love the old fashioned feel of this line. One of my favorites is definitely the "adorned" sheet. Love that bike!! All of the embellishments are so cute. The colors of this line are wonderful. Great projects with the line too!! Can't wait for this!

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  14. OH MY WORD.. I LOVE IT.. what fun patterns and the colors are perfect (of course)... so totally FUN.. a must have for sure.

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  15. I am having HUGE CRUSH on this new collection!!! Soooo many fun new patterns to play and create with!!

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  16. I love making valentines and mine usually have a vintage look to them so the "Cache" paper is my favorite. I like the colors used in the coordinating paper as well.

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  17. I love all the prints and colors! XO

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  18. I see myself using very several papers in my projects

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  19. I am loving those bicycles and ombre triangles! Such a great collection. I also love that journaling card with the gem on it!

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  20. This whole collection is awesome. It has a great color combo and I am so in love with those vintage cards. It is not just for the girls, I can't wait to scrap my sons layouts with this one!
    -Cher

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  21. Oh wow, what an amazing collection! The colour combo is so fresh and pretty and I just love the pretty patterns of the papers.

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  22. I adore this collection! It has a nice variety of patterns & colors.

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  23. I love absolutely everything about Crush! I am starting to make Valentine and Love cards for Operation Write Home and this collection would make some amazing cards for our service members to write home to their loved ones as it has both feminine and masculine papers, etc.

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    1. That's a wonderful idea! This collection will be perfect for Operation Write Home cards!

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  24. Has a nice fresh feel
    to it, loving the page
    with the single bike!
    Carla from Utah

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  25. What a pretty collection! I love the soft, feminine colors and the fun patterns.

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  26. Love the look of this new collection. It's a pretty collection but it's fun too. I especially like the tiny flowers and the little polkadots.

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  27. Awesome collection! Love the aqua and red mini hearts... my favorite color combo!

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  28. This is really beautiful and so versatile!!! LOVE the color combo!!

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  29. Totally love the color combos and FUN patterns! (already follow on FB and Instagram)

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  30. I just love the Crush collection. Can't wait to create some ATCs using this.

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  31. I am so crushing on this collection!

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  32. I really love this new Valentine collection because of it's vintage feel, charm and colors.

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  33. Just amazing what a pop of blue can do - love it all.

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  34. I love this paper collection!!! There are some gorgeous florals and some plainer coordinating ones that would make stunning cards or layouts etc!!!

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  35. Oooh I am crushin on this fab collection! Love that smattering of blue.

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  36. You had me hooked with the vintage Valentines, then the ombré look paper.

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  37. fresh and bright is the crush vision. Well done showcasing this collection.

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  38. What great colors and patterns, great for the "special someone" in your life. Beautiful

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  39. Awesome collection! Love so many of the patterned papers, the circles and scallops, the dictation words. Great job! Can't wait to see it in person. Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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  40. I love the new "Crush" collection. It's everything that Valentine's Day should be...romantic, bright and fun! Valentine's is my favorite Holiday to craft for. I would love to win this collection!

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  41. This collection is beautiful. Love all the papers and such a fabulous assortment of embellishments. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  42. Awesome ideas I want to make it all and have it all. Mine, mine, mine.

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  43. I think I just found the collection to make Valentines cards next year !! Love the blue in the collection and the 3X4 cards would be perfect to put on the front of the cards !

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  44. I love the use of blue as well as pink, plus the card making stack!!!

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  45. DELIGHTFUL collection!!!
    I already have a CRUSH on Crush :)

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  46. Oops - I forgot to say that I LOVE the delicate florals of the Sweet paper, the pretty blues & pinks and ADORE the 6x6 bundle - double-sided AWESOMENESS perfect for card making :)

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