Saturday, October 31, 2009

This Week's Winner

This week's winner is:


Please contact us using the link in the siderbar to claim your prize.*
Thanks to My Favorite Things for sponsoring CPS this week!

(*Winners have one week to claim their prize)

READER IDEAS - Week of 11/1/09

Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS140 inspired card below by Saturday November 7 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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Thursday, October 29, 2009

CPS139 - Sponsored By My Favorite Things - Part Three


Live in the Sunshine
Designer Laura Williams
Supplies:
Stamps - My Favorite Things
***Ink, cardstock - Close To My Heart
Colored pencils - Prismacolor



Tea for Two
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies:
Stamps: My Favorite Things
***Cardstock: Prism Papers
***Ribbon: Renaissance By Design
***Pearls: Zva Creative
Ink: Clearsnap
Patterned Paper: Eskimo Kisses - Basic Grey
Dies: Classic Scalloped Circle, Scalloped Oval - Spellbinders

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

CPS139 - Sponsored By My Favorite Things - Part Two



Under the Mistletoe
Designer: Sherry Wright
My Favorite Things stamps
Basic Grey paper & chipboard
Offray ribbon
McGill punch




Thank You
Designer Jeanne Streiff
Supplies:
Stamps: In the Background - My Favorite Things
***Prism Simply Smooth White
***Prism Prismatics White, Crabapple Medium, Crabapple Dark, Iced Pink
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Angel Pink
Other supplies: Copic Markers, Adhesive from 3L, Nestabilities Spellbinders, pearls




Hugs and Kisses
Designer: Kandis Smith
Supplies:
stamps: My Favorite Things
patterned paper: Diecuts with A View
flower: Maya Road
key: K&Co.
ink: Clearsnap
jute: Darice
frame: Tattered Angels
paint: Delta
other: machine stitching


Thanks for being my friend!
Supplies:
Stamps - My Favorite Things
*** Cardstock - Prism Papers (Simply Smooth Ivory, Kraft)
Patterned Paper - October Afternoon
Ink - Ranger Distress Ink (Old Paper, Brushed Corduroy), CTMH (Sweet Leaf)
Rub-ons - Melissa Frances
Gem - Kaiser
Other - Thread, ribbon

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Sunday, October 25, 2009

CPS139 - Sponsored By My Favorite Things

This week's sponsor here at CPS is My Favorite Things. We hope you enjoy the vast array of fun projects the design team has put together for you this week!

CPS139


CPS Designer Ideas


Sweet as Pie
Designer Angie Hagist
Supplies:
stamps - My Favorite Things
cardstock - Core'dinations
Patterned Paper & Die Cut: GCD Studios
ink - Close to My Heart
Markers: Copic


Sweet Little Boy card
designer- Charity Hassel
supplies:
stamps- My Favorite Things
patterned paper- Cosmo Cricket
ink- Stazon
cardstock- Kraft


Girls Night Out
Designer: Kim Moreno
Stamps: My Favorite Things
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Ink: Storage Unit Inks and More
Patterned Paper: Glitz Designs
Scissors: Fiskars
Oval Spellbinders Die
Pencils: Faber Castell watercolor
Other: Glossy Accents (painted on the colored part of the glasses)


Favorite Bookworm
by Betsy Veldman
Supplies:
Stamps: My Favorite Things
Patterned paper: October Afternoon, My Mind's Eye
***Ribbon, button, ink: Papertrey Ink
Label sticker: Making Memories
Punch: Marvy
Book diecut: Graphically Speaking Cricut cartridge

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Saturday, October 24, 2009

This Week's Winner

Is....


Please send your contact info using the link in the sidebar. Winners have 1 week to claim their prize.

Thanks to Shimmerz for sponsoring CPS this week!

READER IDEAS - Week of 10/25/09

Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS139 inspired card below by Saturday October 31 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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Thursday, October 22, 2009

CPS138; Part 3 - Sponsored by Shimmerz Paints

This week's sketch brought to you by:




Happy Birthday!
Designer Stacey Kingman

Supplies:
Paint - Shimmerz (Key Lime)
***Cardstock - Prism Papers (White)
Patterned Paper - K & Co., October Afternoon, Scenic Route
Corner Punch - Fiskars
Ink - Ranger Distress Ink (Old Paper)
Flower - Prima
Other - Thread, brad


Just Because
Designer Kim Moreno

Supplies:
Paint: Shimmerz and Shimmerz Blingz by Shimmerz
Cardstock: Kraft from Jillibean Soup, Core'dinations
Stamp: Cornish Heritage Farms
Patterned Paper: Jenni Bowlin
Journaling Card: Jenni Bowlin
Punch: EK Success (flower)
Stickers: Jenni Bowlin
Twine: Jillibean soup
Flower: craft supply
Brad: American Crafts
Ink: Storage Unit Inks & More


Birthday Wishes
Designer: Kandis Smith

Supplies:
paints: Shimmerz
stamps: HEro Arts
chipboard: Provo Craft
patterned paper: K&Co, BasicGrey
jute: darice
cardstock: Provo Craft
embossing: Cuttlebug
felt: Fancypants Designs
other: ribbon, machine stitching



When you wilt...
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies:
Paints: Fire Engine Red Shimmerz & Gold Glimmer Blingz - Shimmerz
***Cardstock: Kraft; Vanilla Cream & Blush Red Dark Prismatics - Prism Papers
Patterned Paper: The Farmer's Wife Mini Papers - Jenni Bowlin
***Stamps: Blossom & Wilt Stamp Set - Renaissance By Design
Ink: Walnut Stain Distress Ink - Ranger
Dies: Blossom - Spellbinders
Brads: Basic Grey
Ribbon: May Arts
Twill & Denim: Prima Marketing Inc.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Sponsor Spotlight - Shimmerz Paints

(card by Lucy Edson, Shimmerz Design Team member)

"Shimmerz Paints are pre-mixed, highly iridescent water based paints. They are non-toxic, quick drying and will stick to nearly any surface, even on glossy or non-porous surfaces -perfect for use on acetate or metal. They are proudly made in the USA. You can learn more about the products and get information on how to buy Shimmerz at http://www.shimmerzpaints.com/.

Shimmerz will breath life and add deeper dimension to your paper crafts. The only limitation on the versatility of this product is your own imagination! Shimmerz has 70 options available for your crafting needs: 39 spectacular colors of Shimmerz, 11 brilliant shades of Blingz, and 20 fabulous choices of Spritz!
Shimmerz also has an amazing Design Team and a newly formed Education Team. Stop by the Shimmerz blog at http://www.shimmerzpaints.blogspot.com/ to check out what the Teams are creating, and learn some amazing techniques using Shimmerz products."


Thank you, Shimmerz Paints, for sponsoring the CPS blog!!!!

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

CPS138 - Sponsored by Shimmerz Paints - Part Two

This week's sketch brought to you by:




Celebrate Today
Designer: Sherry Wright

Shimmerz (Angels Wings) & Blingz (Pointsettia Pink)
Melissa Frances papers
**Zva Creative pearls
Tattered Angels frame
**Paper Trey Ink stamps
Offray ribbon
Mcgill circle punch

*I painted the punched circles, leaves, chipboard frame, and added some blingz to highlight the white ribbon.



Boo!
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
Paint - Shimmerz (on chippboard letters and black cardstock)
chipboard letters - Bazzill
patterned cardstock - SEI
solid cardstock - WorldWin
ribbon - May Arts
jewels - Daisy D's




Wishes
by Betsy Veldman
Supplies: Color medium: Shimmerz (used to paint chipboard, flower and patterned paper)
Patterned paper: Basic Grey, My Mind's Eye
Chipboard: Tattered Angels
Flowers: Maya Road (small crocheted), craft supply (large lavender)
***Stamps, ink, buttons, cardstock: Papertrey Ink
Border punch: Fiskars



Here's the Dirt
Designer Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Shimmerz: Poinsettia Pink Blingz, Coffee Shimmerz
Stamps: Tidy Up Tillie, Here's the Dirt - High Hopes Rubber Stamps
***Prism Simply Smooth White
***Prism Prismatics Black, White, Crabapple Medium
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Other supplies: Copic Markers, Adhesive from 3L, paint brush


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Sunday, October 18, 2009

CPS138 - Sponsored By Shimmerz Paints

This week's sketch brought to you by:


CPS 138



CPS Designer Ideas:


Fall card
designer- Charity Hassel
supplies:
paints- Shimmerz
patterned paper- Bo Bunny, Little Yellow Bicycle
chipboard- Tattered Angels
ink- Close to my Heart
letters, rubons- Dream Street




Birdie Thank You Card
Designer Angie Hagist
Supplies:
Paint: Shimmerz
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye
Chipboard: Chatterbox
Die Cut: My Mind's Eye
Ribbon: May Arts
Rub-on: American Crafts
Ink: Close to My Heart
Maker: Sharpie
Staples: Making Memories



Summer Flowers
Designer: Linda Beeson
Materials:
Shimmerz paint – Courtesy of Shimmerz
Cardstock –Vintage and Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Patterned papers – Scenic Route and Me & My Big Ideas
Flower punches – Papershapers/EK Success
Glitter brads – Doodlebug
Corner rounder punch – Fiskars
Rub-on greeting – Making Memories
Fluid chalk stamp pads – Clearsnap
Sandpaper


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Saturday, October 17, 2009

READER IDEAS - Week of 10/18/09

Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS138 inspired card below by Saturday October 24 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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This Week's Winner

Is....

61. SueB of Blondin Blogs

Please send you contact info using the link in the sidebar. Winners have 1 week to claim their prize.

Thanks to Clear and Simple Stamps for sponsoring this week!!

Thursday, October 15, 2009

CPS137 - Sponsored By Clear & Simple Stamps - Part Three

This week's sketch sponsored by:


Baby's 1st Christmas
Designer Kim Moreno
Stamp: Clear and Simple Stamps
Coredinations cardstock
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup Grandmas Christmas Soup collection
Ink: Storage Unit Inks & More
Pencils: Faber-Castell watercolor pencils
Ribbon: craft stupply
Stick Pins: Maya Road
Pearls: Glitz Designs

Little Pumpkins
Designer: Kandis Smith
Supplies:
Stamps: Clear and Simple Stamps
ink: Memories
patterned paper: Daisy D's
cardstock: Coredinations
corner rounder: EK Success
chipboard: Maya Road
glitter: Doodlebug Designs
flower: We are Memory Keepers
other: button, dictionary page, ribbon, machine stitching


Bee Well Soon
Designer Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: Flight of the Bee - Clear and Simple Stamps
***Prism Simply Smooth White
***Prism Prismatics Sunflowers Light, Suede Brown Medium, Black
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Ranger Distress Brushed Corduroy
Other supplies: Copic Markers and Multiliner, Adhesive from 3L, sponge, buttons, ribbon from Creative Impressions, Black Flower Soft

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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Sponsor Spotlight - Clear and Simple Stamps

"We discovered the art of stamping over 20 years ago and have loved the craft ever since...
Clear and Simple Stamps is a clear polymer stamp company based out of Maryland. Our stamps are designed to produce fun and inspiring stamp images that give you the creative freedom to be a true stamping diva!

Our signature line - Simple Darlings™ is dedicated to represent all types of fabulous women doing those everyday things we all love to do. Whether it is traveling, shopping, gardening or just spending time with friends, each Simple Darling is truly a masterpiece and you will want to stamp with them all. We provide high-quality, repositionable, clear polymer stamps. Our concept, pardon the pun, is clear and simple stamping.

We have a growing collection of fun stamps that we hope you will find unique and inspiring to work with. We design all of our stamps in-house, and cannot wait to see your fabulous creations – or what we like to call your “divalicious style” shine through when creating with Clear and Simple Stamps!

We have our Autumn Collection Release this week - October 15th. (We release a Stamp of the Month and a free template every first day of the month and release our full collection on the 15th of every month)."

Also our design team members will be playing along to provide samples created with the sketch:
Lori Tecler http://inkingaloud.blogspot.com/
Robyn Weatherspoon http://herebygrace.typepad.com/here_by_grace/
Kim Howard http://basementstamper.blogspot.com/
Beth Matson http://nevertoooldtocolor.blogspot.com/
Sue Berker http://berkerblog.blogspot.com/
Jen Tapler http://jentapler.blogspot.com/
Maria Levine http://riacreations.blogspot.com/
Neva McMullen http://scrappinbelle.blogspot.com/

Clear and Simple Stamps is offering a $25 gift certificate to their store, to one lucky cardmaker this week!!! So get stamping, and link up your card for your chance to win!!! And be sure to stop by and visit Clear and Simple Stamps!
www.clearandsimplestamps.com
www.clearandsimplestamps.blogspot.com
THANK YOU CLEAR AND SIMPLE STAMPS
for sponsoring this week at CPS!!!!

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

CPS137 - Sponsored By Clear & Simple Stamps - Part Two

This week's sketch sponsored by:




A Good Teacher
Designer Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies:
Stamps: Teacher - Clear & Simple Stamps
Inks: Tuxedo Black & Summer Sky Memento - Tsukineko
***Cardstock: Nautical Blue Light, Twilight Dark & Black Prismatics; Simply Smooth White - Prism Papers
Patterned Paper: Let's Go Let's Go - Imaginisce
Ribbon: May Arts
Picture Hanger: Daisy D's
Dies: Scalloped Rectangle & Mega Curved Rectangle Nestabilities - Spellbinders
Colored Pencils, Gamsol & Blending Stumps


The Perfect Pear
Designer: Sherry Wright

Clear & Simple stamps (Together)
Dream Street papers
Martha Stewart punch
stick pins
Clearsnap fluid chalk inks
Tattered Angels frame
Offray ribbon

Give Me a Buzz
Designer Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: Flight of the Bee - Clear and Simple Stamps
***Prism Simply Smooth White
***Prism Prismatics White, Tawny Dark, Sunflowers Dark
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Ranger Distress Brushed Corduroy
Other supplies: Copic Markers, Adhesive from 3L, sponge, buttons

Give Thanks
by Betsy Veldman
Supplies:
Stamps: Clear n' Simple
Patterned paper, Diecut paper: Basic Grey
Label: K&Company
Button, Jute, Ink: Papertrey Ink
Other: ribbon, vintage text paper, markers

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Sunday, October 11, 2009

CPS137 - Sponsored By Clear & Simple Stamps

This week's sketch sponsored by:

CPS 137


CPS Designer Ideas:


No place like home card.
designer- Charity Hassel
supplies:
stamps- Clear and Simple
ink- Stazon
markers- Copic
patterned paper- October Afternoon
cardstock- Bazzill



Football
Designer: Linda Beeson
Materials:
Clear stamp set – Football courtesy of Clear and Simple stamps
Cardstock – Cryogen Curious Iridescent/CutCardStock.com, Vintage and Black Magic/Core’dinations
Versafine black stamp pad
Clear embossing powder
ColorBox stamp pad - Clearsnap
Corner rounder punch – Fiskars
Copic markers
Embossing plate - Cuttlebug
Sandpaper



What's Cooking Card
Designer Angie Hagist
Supplies:
Stamps: Clear & Simple Stamps
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Patterned Paper: October Afternoon
Markers: Copic, Sharpie
Inks: Close to My Heart



Halloween
Designer Laura Williams
Supplies:
stamps - Clear and Simple Stamps
cardstock, patterned paper - SEI
ink - Close To My Heart
jewels - K&Company


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Saturday, October 10, 2009

READER IDEAS - Week of 10/11/09

Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS137 inspired card below by Saturday October 17 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


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

This Week's Winner

Is....

31. Ceal

Please send you contact info using the link in the sidebar. Winners have 1 week to claim their prize.

Thanks to Gina K Designs for sponsoring this week!!

Thursday, October 8, 2009

CPS136 - Sponsored By Gina K Designs - Part Three


Celebrate In Style
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
stamps - Gina K Designs
patterned cardstock - SEI
jewels - Prima
ink - StazOn
solid cardstock - WorldWin





Happy Halloween
by Betsy Veldman
Supplies:
Stamps: Gina K
Patterned paper: Cosmo Cricket, Pink Paislee
Chipboard: Fancy Pants, Making Memories
***Buttons, ink, cardstock, ribbon: Papertrey Ink



Wishing you...
Designer: Sherry Wright
Supplies:
Gina K stamps (Comfort & Peace)
Making Memories papers
tag
Clearsnap fluid chalk ink
Offray ribbon


Thinking of You
Designer Tami Mayberry
Supplies:
Stamps: Gina K Designs- Special Delivery
Card stock: Prism Papers
Patterned Papers: My Little Shoebox
Ink: Clearsnap Vivid
Pearls: Kaiser Craft
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L™

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

CPS136 - Sponsored By Gina K Designs - Part Two

This week's sketch brought to you by:





Happy Holidays Postage
Designer Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies:
Stamps: Special Delivery by Tami Mayberry - Gina K Designs
***Cardstock: Crabapple Dark, Baby Blue Light, Spring Willow Medium Prismatics; Simply Smooth White - Prism Papers
Ink: Rhubarb Stalk & Tuxedo Black Memento Inks, Vintage Sepia & Spanish Moss Versafine - Tsukineko
Patterned Paper: Exkimo Kisses - Basic Grey
Dies: Classic & Classic Scalloped Circles, Mega Long and Scalloped Mega Long Rectangles - Spellbinders
Ribbon: May Arts
Pearls: Prima



Never-Ending Kindness
Designer Stacey Kingman
Supplies:
Stamps - Gina K. Designs
***Cardstock - Prism Papers (Suede Brown Dark, Vanilla Cream)
Patterned Paper - Cosmo Cricket
Tickets - Jenni Bowlin Studio
Punches - Fiskars
Ink - Ranger Distress Ink (Old Paper, Brushed Corduroy), Clearsnap (Chestnut Roan)
Ribbon - May Arts
Other - Thread, vintage dictionary paper, button




Happy Halloween
Designer: Kandis Smith
Supplies:
stamps: Gina K
ink: Memories
patterned paper: Cosmo Cricket
cardstock: Coredinations
buttons: Hero Arts, Dress it up!
pins: Heidi Grace
other: felt, machine stitching, linen string


Life's a Rodeo
Designer Jeanne Streiff
Supplies:
Stamps: Out West - Gina K Designs
***Prism Simply Smooth White
***Prism Prismatics Tawny Light, Tawny Dark, Blush Red Dark
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Ranger Distress Brushed Corduroy
Other supplies: Copic Markers, Adhesive from 3L, sponge, hemp


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