Sunday, May 25, 2008

CPS #66, Celebrating Summer

Summer is just around the corner and here as CPS we are ready to celebrate. Look for great summer themed ideas all throughout the week!

CPS #66

CPS Designer Ideas

Designer Debbie Olson

Stamps: Strawberries by Lockhart Stamp Company; inside sentiment from A Muse Art Stamps
Paper: DCWV Nana's Nursery mat pad
Cardstock: Neenah Solar White
Markers: (Copic): R20, R43, R46, R59, YG11, YG03, YG63, YG95, W1, W3, 0
Tools: Spellbinders Nestability Plain and Scalloped Classic Circle dies, Embossing Zig-Zag punch by Martha Stewart Crafts
Accessories: gingham ribbon (SU), red button (Autumn Leaves Foo-Fa-La)

Fish You Were Here
Designer - Keri Lee Sereika

***Cardstock: Simply Smooth White, Black, Intense Pink, Frosted Kiwi Prismatics, Starburst & Flame Metallics -Prism Papers
Patterned Paper: Can't recall the name...anyone know??
Stamps: Inky Antics
Ink: Pitch Black Adirondack Dye Ink - Ranger
Ribbon: Dual Color Gingham - Creative Impressions
Tools: Standard and Scalloped Circle Nestabilities, Fiskars Circle Cutter, EK Success Small Corner Rounder for Scalloped Edge
***Scor-Pal for creating the perfect match scored lines for CD holder pocket -
Adhesives: ***Scor-Pal 1/8th inch tape for securing pocket, Scrapbook Adhesives Permanent Tab Runner

TIP: This card is the perfect sketch for creating a CD holder card. Simply tape up the bottom fold to create the pocket and slip your favorite music CD inside! :)

summer magic card
Designer Charity Hassel

patterned paper- American Crafts
letter stickers, paper frills, plastic sequins- Doodlebug Designs
ribbon- Offray


Renae C. said...

Great examples here! Renae

Jennifer Love said...

Beautiful cards! I was JUST thinking today on something with a round shape....Oh I hope it works out when I go back to my stamping spot! :)

Jennifer Love said...

For the record, I think my idea DID work out. :) Woo! Thanks for the added inspiration.

shelly said...

awesome cards! heres my try at this one.

Marie said...

Oh, I love the idea of a circle card. I have NEVER made one!!! I can't wait to try this tomorrow. Thanks ladies!!! Love the examples, they're gorgeous!!!

Louise said...

A round card! Love it!

Can't wait to play!

and what stunning samples the team did! Great job!

Louise C.

Melissa said...

OHHHHH my goodness! CUTE, CUTE cards girls--big hugs today!

SmilynStef said...

Thanks for the inspiration. Here's my Happy Mail card:

Raquites said...

I am intimidated by the circle card. I'll have to give it a whirl this week. Love the examples.

Would really like to know how Charity did the swirls/flowers on her summer magic card.

Pamela Smerker said...

WOW! You design team ladies are awesome! Great inspiration here. I am ready to play and hopefully post tomorrow. Thanks!!

Charity Hassel said...

hey raquites. i just put some instructions up on my blog if you'd like to learn how i made the flowers. thanks for the compliment.

Raquites said...

Charity thanks so much for the instuctions! I'll have to try them out soon.

here is my take on this sketch:

Bev said...

Wow! Just found this blog and loved the sketch and the cards made, fabulous!

Here's my card

Tanis said...

Couldn't resist this sketch! Who can resist circles??!!

Here's my go. Not SUPER summery (looks more springy) but I had fun anyway!!

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Marie said...

Well, circle cards are a little harder than I thought! Here are the two cards I made:

Thanks for a great challenge!

michelle said...

What a great sketch i had fun making this card and it's for my dad ! thanks for looking !!

chloe said...


Looby said...

fantastic sketch again! Here's mine:

Lou x

Pamela Smerker said...

Alrighty, here is mine. Thanks ladies!!

Mariecrea said...

Circle is a very nice idea. Great is mine

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

Wow! Love this card sketch! Here's my take. A very simple card.

Tammy Hershberger said...

Thought I'd better get mine done before the week is over! Here it is!

Annapurna said...

You ladies rock the CPS world with your examples.
Here is my not so summery card.

Korin said...

What a fun sketch and such gorgeous samples from the DT!

Mine can be found at my blog:

MelissaS said...

LOVE this sketch!! And the summery theme running through all the samples. Here's my go at it:

Katie said...

Such a fun little sketch (and gorgeous samples, ladies)!! Here is mine:

Regan said...

This week's samples are THE BOMB!!

here's mine


these are adorable!