Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Sponsor Spotlight - Inky Antics

"Inky Antics is delighted to sponsor the CPS sketch this week! We offer high-quality wood mounted stamps and clear stamp sets, including whimsical illustrations, hand-lettered calligraphy, and humorous sayings. From adorable critters to smart & sassy folks, you’ll love our vast selection of stamp designs. Pair them all up with Gamsol odorless mineral spirits and our related products for color pencil blending to add magic to all your papercrafting projects.

You can find more information about Inky Antics and our products at www.inkyantics.com. And please stop by our blog at http://inkyanticsrubberstamps.blogspot.com for ideas and inspiration.

For this week's giveaway, we're giving away one of our new clear stamp sets to THREE lucky winners!"

Special thanks to Inky Antics for sponsoring CPS this week!!!

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

CPS135 - Sponsored by Inky Antics - Part Two




Trick or Treat
Designer: Sherry Wright
Inky Antics stamps (Halloween HiJinx)
Bo Bunny papers
**Stampin Up ribbon
Copic markers
McGill circle punch
Alenee's Original Tacky glue (Duncan)


EAT DESSERT FIRST
Designer: Linda Beeson

Materials:
Clear stamp set – Goobles Turkey Clear set/Inky Antics
Cardstock – The Chocolate box and Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Patterned paper – October Afternoon
Versafine black stamp pad
Clear embossing powder
Copic Markers
Alcohol Inks and blending solution – Ranger
Corner rounder punch – Papershapers
Mini brads
Paper Crimper – Fiskars
Chalk stamp pads - Clearsnap
Clear Paper Glaze – Aleene’s®
Tonic Paper Distesser
Sandpaper



Hello, Little Monkey!
Designer Stacey Kingman
Supplies:
Stamps - Inky Antics
***Cardstock - Prism Papers (Kraft, Vanilla Cream, Suede Brown Medium)
Self-Adhesive Crystals - K & Co.
Patterned Paper - October Afternoon
Dies - Spellbinders
Ink - Ranger Distress Ink (Old Paper), Versafine(Black Onyx)
Markers - Copic
Other - thread



Fall
by Betsy Veldman
Supplies:
Stamps: Inky Antics
Patterned paper: Cosmo Cricket, Bo Bunny, Basic Grey
***Cardstock, ribbon, ink, buttons: Papertrey Ink
Pin: Making Memories
Diecuts: Cricut
Sticker: October Afternoon



Little Monkey
Designer Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies:
Stamps: Inky Antics
Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento - Tsukineko
Markers: Copic Markers
***Cardstock: Simply Smooth White; Espresso - Prism Papers
***Patterned Papers & Ribbon: Jillibean Soup
Dies: Scalloped Rectangle Nestabilities - Spellbinders



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Sunday, September 27, 2009

CPS135 Sponsored By Inky Antics



This week our sponsor is Inky Antics Rubber Stamps. Cute and Whimsical, their images are sure to catch your eye! Enjoy our designers take on this week's sketch!





Happy Gobbler Day
designer- Charity Hassel

supplies:
stamps- Inky Antics
ink- Stampin Up
patterned papers- Cosmo Cricket
button brad- Karen Foster
colored pencils-crayola


Halloween Hi!
Designer Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Stamps: Inky Antics
Ink: Momento
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Markers: Copic
Patterned Paper: We R Memory Keepers and Little Yellow Bicycle
Clip: Stampin' UP!
Flower Soft
Stickles by Ranger


Merry Christmas
Designer Kim Moreno

Supplies:
Stamps: Inky Antics- Holiday Reindeer set
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup- Grandmas Christmas Soup collection
Chipboard: Bazzill
Pencils: Faber-Castell
Ribbon: Jillibean Soup
Ink: Storage Unit Inks & More
Button: craft supply
Tag: Creative Cafe
Tool: Scor-Pal


Halloween Hi
Designer Kim Moreno
{Tip: The ribbon had the right colors I wanted but was a bit too bright, so I rubbed it with chalk to dull the colors to make it just right for my spooky card! :)}
Supplies:
Stamps: Inky Antics- Halloween Hijinx set
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Dream Street Papers- Superstition collection
Ink: Storage Unit Inks & More
Ribbon: Doodlebug
Chalk: Pebbles Inc.
Gems: Kaisercraft



Celebrate
Designer: Linda Beeson
Materials:
Clear stamp set – Marvelous Match Ups Clear set/Inky Antics
Cardstock – Cryogen Curious Iridescent/CutCardStock.com and Black Magic/Core’dinations
Patterned paper – Report Card/Science Fair/October Afternoon
Versafine black stamp pad
ColorBox stamp pad - Clearsnap
Corner rounder punch – Fiskars
Apron Lace border punch – Fiskars
White Bead Fashion paint - Tulip
Sandpaper
Rub-on greeting – Making Memories


Trick or Treat!
Designer Jeanne Streiff
Supplies:
Stamps: 10919MC Halloween Hijinx Inky Antics
***Prism Simply Smooth White
***Prism Prismatics Black, Intense Kiwi, Papaya Puree Light
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Ranger Distress Brushed Corduroy
Other supplies: Copic Markers, Adhesive from 3L, sponge, Nestabilities Spellbinders, trim from Creative Impressions



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Saturday, September 26, 2009

This Week's Winner

This week's winner is.....

18. Piali

Please send your contact info using the email link in the sidebar. Thank you to JustRite Stampers for this week's prize!



*All prizes much be claimed within one week of announcement of winner.

READER IDEAS - Week of 9/27/09

Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS135 inspired card below by Saturday October 3 at 8pm CST to be entered into this week's prize drawing. Be watching later in the week to see what one lucky reader will win.



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(Please note: CPS reserves the right to remove any links not linking directly to a CPS inspired card)

Thursday, September 24, 2009

CPS134 - Sponsored By JustRite Stampers - Part Three


This week's sketch brought to you by JustRite Stampers.




Make it Merry & Bright
Designer: Stacey Kingman
Supplies:
Stamps - JustRite Stampers
***Cardstock - Prism Papers (Simply Smooth Ivory)
Patterned Paper - October Afternoon
Self-Adhesive Rhinestones - Martha Stewart
Punches - Fiskars
Die Cuts - October Afternoon
Die - Spellbinders (Labels Two)
Ink - Ranger Distress Ink (Old Paper), Palette (Chocolate Brown)
Other - Sanding block



Blessings of the Season
Designer: Kandis Smith
Supplies:
stamps: Just Rite
ink: Ranger
pearls: Melissa Frances
ribbon: Micheals
***button: Jillibean Soup
***twine: Jillibean Soup
patterned paepr: K&CO.
other: corner rounder, machine stitching



A Merry Little Christmas
Designer Debbie Olson
Stamps: A Merry Little Christmas (JustRite Stampers)
Papers: Jolly by Golly Mini Deck (Cosmo Cricket)
***Cardstock: Ocean Tides, Sweet BLush )PaperTrey Ink)
Ink: Colorbox Rouge, Versamagic Pixie Dust, PTI Chamomile Distress Cube
Tools: sewing machine; Sizzix snowflake die, trimmed down a bit
Accessories: A Muse Twinkle Stickers, Stardust Stickles, K&Company Adhesive Rhinestones (pearl)

Warm Thoughts
Designer Tami Mayberry

Supplies:
Stamps: JustRite Stampers ( 2 3/8" circle wooden stamper, Sweet Something Borders and Centers)
Card stock: Prism
Pattern: October Afternoon
Dies: Spellbinders
Pearls: Kaiser Craft
Scrapbook-Adhesives by 3L™ E-Z Runner, 3D Foam Squares

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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

CPS134 - Sponsored By JustRite Stampers - Part Two


This week's sketch brought to you by JustRite Stampers.



Wishing You Blessings
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies:
Stamps: Christmas Joy & Wood Oval Stamper; A Merry Little Christmas Set & Round Wood Stamper - JustRite Stampers
***Cardstock: Sugar Cream Prismatics; Cillegia Exclusives - Prism Papers
Ink: Spanish Olive VersaMagic, Crimson Red VersaFine - Tsukineko
Patterned Paper: Amber Road Collection - Pink Paislee
Dies: Labels Eight, Classic Scalloped Circle & Ovals Nestabilities - Spellbinders
Blossoms: Making Memories
Crystals: Prima Marketing Inc.
Gold Leafing Pen: Krylon



Magical Christmas
by Betsy Veldman
Supplies:
Stamps: Just Rite
Patterned paper: Basic Grey, Making Memories
***Ink, buttons, ribbon: Papertrey Ink



Let it Snow
Designer Jeanne Streiff
Supplies:
Merry Little Christmas, Christmas Joy - JustRite
***Prism Simply Smooth White
***Prism Prismatics White, Black
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Summer Sky, Ranger Distress Brushed Corduroy
Other supplies: Adhesive from 3L, sponge, rhinestones from Dreamtime Creations, Nestabilities Spellbinders



Merry Christmas to You
Designer Jeanne Streiff
Supplies:
Merry Little Christmas - JustRite
***Prism Simply Smooth White
***Prism Prismatics White, Black, Tawny Light, Blush Red Dark
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Ranger Distress Brushed Corduroy
Other supplies: Copic Markers, Adhesive from 3L, sponge, rhinestones from Dreamtime Creations, Nestabilities Spellbinders



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Sunday, September 20, 2009

CPS134 - Sponsored By JustRite Stampers


This week's sketch brought to you by JustRite Stampers.


CPS 134


CPS Designer Ideas:


Nature Sing card
Designer Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Stamps: Just Rite Stampers
Card: Jillibean Soup
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup
Ink: Momento
Ribbon: American Crafts
Markers: Copic
Stickles by Ranger
Cardstock: Core'dinations


Happy Holidays
Designer Kim Moreno

Supplies:
Stamps: Just Rite- Christmas Set Borders and Centers 1 5/8"
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned paper: Jillibean Soup- Grandmas Christmas Soup collection
Brads: Doodlebug
Gems: Doodlebug
Ink: Clearsnap, Storage Unit Inks & More
Punch: Creative Memories, EK Success (circles), Martha Stewart (snowflakes)
Tool: Scor-Pal



Celebrate
Designer: Sherry Wright
Bo Bunny papers
Queen & Company red jewels
Clearsnap fluid chalk ink (Lipstick Red)
Aleene's Original Tacky Glue (Duncan)



Silent Night - Holy Night
Designer: Linda Beeson
Materials: 3 ¼” Diameter Christmas Treasures stamps courtesy of JustRite stamps
Cardstock – Black Magic, Jenni Bowlin and Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Patterned paper – Black Finial/Jenni Bowlin
Versafine black stamp pad
Clear embossing powder
Copic Markers
Snowflake punches – Martha Stewart
Circle punches - Papershapers
Circle template – Coluzzle
Machine sewing
Fluid Chalk stamp pads – Clearsnap
Sandpaper
Self adhesive rhinestone – Mark Richards, Inc.

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Saturday, September 19, 2009

This Week's Winner

This weeks winner:

42. Julie Campbell

Please contact us through the link in the sidebar. Thanks to Zva Creative for this week's great prize!

READER IDEAS - Week of 9/20/09

Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS134 inspired card below by Saturday September 26 at 8pm CST to be entered into this week's prize drawing. Be watching later in the week to see what one lucky reader will win.



*Mr Linky seems to be hiding on occasion. If you don't see the box to add your link above this message reloading the page will sometimes help. If that doesn't work please try back later or leave your link in the comments section. Sorry for the inconvenience


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Thursday, September 17, 2009

CPS133 - Sponsored By Zva Creative - Part Three



And the final designs from the team using Zva Creative embellishments.



Happy Holidays
by Betsy Veldman
Pearls: Zva
Patterned paper: Basic Grey, Pink Paislee
Cardstock, ink: Papertrey Ink
Stamps: SEI
Chipboard: Tattered Angels
Snowflake punch: Marvy
Glitter: Doodlebug

Well Hello Beautiful
by Betsy Veldman
Gems and pearls: Zva Creative
Patterned paper: Basic Grey, Scenic Route
Chipboard: WRMK
Other: Vintage sheet music, twill tape


Thank You
Designer Stacey Kingman

Supplies:
Self-Adhesive Rhinestones - Zva Creative
**Cardstock - Prism Papers (Spirit Red)
Patterned Papers - Cosmo Cricket
Border Punch - Fiskars
Other - Thread, ribbon



Thank You
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies:
Crystals & Pearls - Zva Creative Embellishments
***Cardstock: Simply Smooth White; Bianco & Verde Pisello Exclusives; Black Prismatics
***Stamps: A is for Apple - Renaissance By Design
Ink: Bamboo Leaves, Pear Tart, New Sprout Memento Dye Ink - Tsukineko
Dies: Labels Eight & Labels Nine Nestabilities - Spellbinders
RicRac: Mini Bright Green RicRac - Creative Impressions
Ribbon: Black Sheer Ribbon

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Sponsor Spotlight -Zva Creative


Zva Creative's core value is to deliver quality and beautiful products at affordable prices to truly benefit people who love scrapbooking and crafts. Our products include stunning crystal and pearl accents, flowers in various colors, textures and shapes, decorative brads and adhesive foam dots which work beautifully to add dimension to your projects.

Quality

1. We carefully choose the most vibrant crystals and flawless pearls available on the market, although this costs us more, it's important to us that we deliver the best quality possible.

2. We focus on the workmanship and quality control of all Zva products. All crystals and pearls are positioned well in line, which is vital to deliver the attractive appearance of flourishes and other designs and shapes.

3. We deliver user-friendly crystal and pearl products. Gently peel the sticker and apply to your project. No matter how complicated the design is, it can hold its shape well during application. The end result will look as beautiful as it did while it was in the package.

Beautiful Designs

1. Zva crystal and pearl designs are all original with smooth and pleasing appearance. Many scrappers buy them simply because "they look beautiful".

2. Zva offers attractive, fun and fresh designs for pearls and crystals including frames, borders, flourishes and more. They are available in a variety of colors as well, which are an amazing compliment to a wide range of scrapbooking products.

Affordable
1. The majority of Zva products family falls into the retail price range of MSRP $1.49 to $3.49, which make them affordable to use.

We appreciate the opportunity to share a little bit of ourselves and our products with you.
Here is a card using this week's sketch from one of our favorite former CPS designers and Zva Creative design team coordinator, Kim Hughes:


Thank You So Much
Designer: Kim Hughes

Zva Creative: BR01CB111, FL01CB109, FL01CB106, CR02CA124, CR01CB103
My Mind's Eye: paper and die cuts
Stampin' Up!: rub-on

Here is a peek of this week's prize (a $120 retail value)


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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

CPS133 - Sponsored By Zva Creative - Part Two


More designs from the CPS Design Team using Zva Creative Embellishments. Enjoy!


Thank you
Designer: Kandis Smith
supplies:
pearls: Zva Creative
***Stamps and ink: Hero Arts
flowers: Making Memories, Me and My Big Ideas
patterned paper: Autumn Leaves
other: lace, machine stitching



Whooo loves you?
Designer: Sherry Wright
Zva Creative self-adhesive pearls
Bo Bunny Delilah papers
Bo Bunny double dot cardstock
***Prism cardstock
Offray ribbon
Aleene's Original Tacky Glue (Duncan)


With All My Heart
Designer: Linda Beeson

Materials:
Self Adhesive pearls courtesy of Zva Creative
Cardstock - Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Black stamp pad – Versafine and Fluid Chalk/Clearsnap
Stamp – BasicGrey
Rub-on sentiment – Making Memories
Glimmer Mist spray – Tattered Angels
Patterned paper – Cosmo Cricket


Wish
Designer: Linda Beeson
Materials:
Self Adhesive pearls courtesy of Zva Creative
Cardstock - Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Patterned paper, label and word, WISH – Little Yellow Bicycle
Stamp pad – Powder Puff/Quick Quotes
Mini black brads
Sandpaper
Corner rounder punch - Fiskars



Blingy Holiday to You!
Designer: Jeanne Streiff
Self Adhesive Crystals from ZvaCreative.com
Stamps: Seasonal Sentiments - Elzybells Art Stamps
***Prism Papers: Prismatics White, Herbal Garden Medium
Inks: Ranger Distress Black Soot, Brushed Corduroy
Other supplies: adhesive - 3L, sponge, trim from Offray, Copic Multilin




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Sunday, September 13, 2009

CPS133 - Sponsored By Zva Creative

This week's sketch sponsored by Zva Creative. Be watching on Wednesday to find out more about this week's great prize!

CPS 133:

CPS Designer Ideas:

For Keeps Card
Designer Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Pearls: Zva Creative
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: October Afternoon
Sticker: October Afternoon


Family
Designer Kim Moreno

Supplies:
Jewels: Zva Creative
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Dream Street Papers - Sam Collection
Twine: Jillibean Soup
Punch: Martha Stewart
Tool: Scor-Pal


'tis the season
Designer Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Gems: Zva Creative
Patterned Paper: Making Memories and Basic Grey
Stickers: Doodlebug Designs and American Crafts'


Splendid
designer- Charity Hassel

supplies:
pearls and rhinestones- Zva Creative
patterned paper, diecuts- Scribble Scrabble
butterflies- MAMBI
cardstock- Coredinations


Friends
Designer: Tami Mayberry

Pearls: Zva Creative
**Card stock: Prism Papers
Pattern: October Afternoon
**Greeting: from Keep in Touch custom kit
Ribbon: Creative Impressions
Border punch: EK Success
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (EZ-Runner, 3D Foam Squares)


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