Thursday, December 31, 2009

CPS Year In Review - Sponsor Free - Pick Your Own Sketch - Part Three

Happy New Year to all of our faithful readers!
Enjoy the last CPS Designs of 2009 - HELLO 2010!!!!



Happy New Year
Designer: Linda Beeson
Based on CPS69
Materials:
Cardstock – Core’dinations
Patterned paper – g.c.d Studio
Chipboard letters – Thickers/American Crafts
Flourish stamp – Marvy
Font from computer
Copper Sticklers – Ranger
Corner rounder punch – Papershapers/EK Success




Happy Holidays
(based on sketch #62)
Designer: Kandis Smith
Supplies:
diecut: K&Co.
paper: Making Memories
felt: rainbow
buttons: Craft Supply


Winter Cheer
Based On (CPS 38)
Designer Jeanne Streiff
Supplies:
Stamps: JT031 Zip, Snowman for Peace – Whipper Snapper Designs
*** Pearls – Zva Creative
*** Prism Simply Smooth White
*** Prism Prismatics White, Sage Light, Black
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black
Other supplies: Copic markers & multiliner, adhesive from 3L



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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Prize spotlight!

Special thanks to one of our newest design team members, Carla, for offering up a terrific prize to a lucky cardmaker! You can't go wrong with BasicGrey stamps, and American Crafts rub-ons! Be sure to link us up to your card for a chance to win! And be sure to stop by Carla's blog as well as her Etsy shop, and see what creative fun she's up to!
Thank you Carla!


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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

CPS Year In Review - Sponsor Free - Pick Your Own Sketch - Part Two


Happy Holidays Card
Designer Kimber McGray
Based on CPS9
Supplies:
***Cardstock: Papertrey Ink
Patterned Paper: Basic Grey
Punch: Stampin' UP!
Stamp: Martha Stewart
Ink: Versa Magic
Ribbon: Creative Impressions


"Happy New Year" Card
Designer: Lea Lawson
Based on CPS135
Supplies:
Cardstock: Prism
Paper/Stickers: KI Memories
Ribbon: Michael's brand
Jewels: Kaiser Craft
Ink: Clearsnap
Corner Rounder: EK Success



Christmas
Designer: Kim Moreno
Based On CPS132
Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Dream Street Papers- Merry and Bright Collection
Chipboard: Dream Street Papers
String: Coats and Clark
Ribbon: Creative Imaginations
Punch: EK Success
Corner Rounder: Creative Memories


How Thoughtful
Based on CPS
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika
***Cardstock: Prism Papers
Stamps: Winter Trees & Thanks Sentiments - Impression Obsession
Inks: Chestnut Roan & Dark Brown Fluid Chalk ink - Clearsnap
Die: Large Labels NestiesTM - Spellbinders
Brads: Chestnut - American Crafts


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Sunday, December 27, 2009

CPS Year In Review

This week we have decided to make the sketch this week YOUR CHOICE of any sketch 1 -147!!! All of the sketches 1-147 can be found by clicking on the link in the sidebar under "Past Sketches". Please be sure to place the sketch # next to your name in parentheses when you link your card so we all know which sketch you chose. :) Have fun picking your favorite!


Love You Card
Based on CPS141
Designer Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Cardstock: Couture Cardstock
Patterned Paper: Autumn Leaves
***Stamp: Cornish Heritage Farms
Ink: Close to my Heart
Makers: Copic, Sharpie




Teacher, you rule card.
Based on CPS 147
Designer- Charity Hassel

supplies:
Patterned papers, letter stickers, chipboard- Piggy Tales
brads-EK Success


Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Based on CPS125
Designer: Debbie Olson

Supplies:
Stamps: Christmas Joy (JustRite Stampers)
Papers: Comfort and Celebrate from the Coastal Laundry Line Collection (My Mind's Eye)
Cardstock: Vintage Cream and Gold Shimmer (PaperTrey Ink)
Ink: Versamark (Tsukineko), Vintage Distress Cube (PaperTrey Ink)
Accessories: Gold Mini Brads, Ivory Silk ribbon (May Arts), Filigree Detail Gold Embossing Powder
Tools: Spellbinders Classic Oval Die, watercolor crayons, Copic markers, waterbrush



Happy
Based on CPS20
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
***ink - Close To My Heart
patterned paper - SEI
cardstock - WorldWin
stamps - The {Stamps} of Life by Stephanie Barnard


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Saturday, December 26, 2009

READER IDEAS - Week of 12/27/09

Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS Sketch 1-147 inspired card below by Saturday January 2at 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)

Thursday, December 24, 2009

CPS147 - Sponsor Free - Part Three

Merry Christmas Eve to you all! From our hearts to your homes we hope tomorrow brings a day filled with love and wonderful memories!

A few more cards from the CPS Designers:




MERRY CHRISTMAS card
Designer: Linda Beeson
Materials:
Patterned paper –‘Tis the Season/BoBunny Press
Ribbon – BoBunny Press
Rub-on greeting – BoBunny Press
Glitter 3-D Fashion paint – Tulip
Clear Paper Glaze – Aleene’s®
Sandpaper
3M Foam tape



A gift
Designer: Kandis Smith
Supplies:
stamps and ink: Hero Arts
diecuts: Cricut, spellbinders
papers: Making Memories
cardstock: Core'dinations
ribbon: Martha Stewart
tag: Melissa Frances


Merry Christmas
Designer Jeanne Streiff
Supplies:
Stamps: Monthly Mix Celebrate – Lizzie Anne Designs
***Prism Prismatics White, Tawny Dark
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Ranger Distress Brushed Corduroy
Other supplies: sponge, Adhesive from 3L, pearl from Dreamtime Creations, Spellbinders Circle and Scallop Circle Nestabities



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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

CPS147 - Sponsor Free - Part Two


Season's Greetings
Designer Kimber McGray
Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Basic Grey
Die Cut: SEI
Gems: Kaisercrafts
Stamps: Hero Arts, Martha Stewart
Ink: Stampin' UP!, Memento
Embossing Folder: Provo Craft/Cuttlebug
Circle Cutter: Martha Stewart


"Winter Wonderland" Card
Designer: Lea Lawson
Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Paper/Diecuts: My Mind's Eye
Button: Doodlebug Designs
Acrylic: Tattered Angels
Ribbon: Renaissance By Design
Twine: Darice Inc.
Pearls: Kaiser Craft
Diecut Machine: Cricut Expression by Provo Craft
Diecut Cartridge: Wild Cards by Provo Craft


Happy Holidays
Designer: Kim Moreno
Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Basic Grey
Embossing folder and Machine: Cuttlebug
Chipboard: Tattered Angels
Stamps: Martha Stewart
Jewels: Kaisercraft, Imaginesce (red)
Punch: Martha Stewart
Ink: Clearsnap


Thanks...You're A Deer!
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies:
***Cardstock: Prism Papers
Patterned Paper: Eskimo Kisses - Basic Grey
Ribbon: May Arts
Pearls: Prima
Cricut Expression used to cut little deer image
Chalks, White Gel Pen & Black Ink Pen used to enhance deer image.
Fiskars Circle cutter.


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Sunday, December 20, 2009

CPS147

CPS147

CPS Designer Ideas


Christmas card
designer- Charity Hassel
supplies:
Cardstock- Bazzill, Coredinations
Patterned Papers, letter stickers, decorative stickers, rhinestones- Doodlebug Designs
chipboard- Chatterbox



Merry Christmas
Designer Laura Williams
Supplies:
flocked paper - Doodlebug Designs
cardstock - WorldWin
ribbon - May Arts
sticker - Cloud 9
jewels - Daisy D's




School's Out Card
Designer Angie Hagist
Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Cosmo Cricket
Stamp: Cornish Heritage Farms
Ink: Close to My Heart
Maker: Copic
Glitter glue: Stickles



Wishing You
Designer: Debbie Olson

Stamps: Tree Trimming Trio (PaperTrey Ink)
Papers: Wrapping Paper (Oh Joy by Cosmo Cricket)
Cardstock: Vintage Cream (PaperTrey Ink)
Ink: New Leaf, Dark Chocolate, Summer Sunrise; Memento Bamboo Leaves, PTI Chamomile Vintage Distress Cube
Accessories: Vintage Buttons (PaperTrey Ink), Icicle Stickles
Tools: Spellbinders Labels Trio die, Sanding Block


We can't wait to see your version of this week's sketch. To share your design you can click on this week's sketch image in the side bar. This will take you directly to the post where you can add your link. Please use a direct link to your card so the readers can easily find it.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

This Week's Winner

This weeks winner:

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

READER IDEAS - Week of 12/19/09

Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS147 inspired card below by Saturday December 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


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

Thursday, December 17, 2009

CPS146 Sponsor Free - Part Three


CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT
Designer: Linda Beeson
Materials:
Cardstock – Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Patterned paper – ‘Tis the Season/BoBunny Press (ornament cut from one of the print)
Ribbon – BoBunny Press
Corner rounder punch – Fiskars
White 3-D Fashion paint – Tulip
Sandpaper


The Name of Christmas
Designer: Kandis Smith
Supplies:
diecuts: K&CO.
paper: Melissa Frances, Making Memories
ribbon: craft store
button: Dress it up!
chipboard: American Crafts
glitter: Ranger
other: machine stitching


Hello Kitty
Designer Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: NY850 Trixie – Whipper Snapper Designs
***Prism Simply Smooth White
***Prism Prismatics White, Blush Red Dark, Tawny Dark, Sunflowers Light
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Other supplies: Copic Markers and Multiliner, Adhesive from 3L, Gold nailheads from Dreamtime Creations, sewing machine



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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

*Last* week's prize winner

Hi all!

So sorry I forgot all about last week's prize drawing! I typically post the winner for the week on Saturday evening some time after 8pm along with adding the new sketch in the sidebar and Mr Linky for the next week. Well, last Saturday evening it was storming here so I wasn't online. Then Sunday morning I was at church and by the time I got home late morning and got Mr Linky added and the sketch in the sidebar I forgot all about the prize drawing! So...the winner of the Calendar stamp sets and sketchbook from CPS #145 is:

43. lauren

Please send your contact info using the email link in the sidebar and I will get your prize out :) Prize winners have 1 week to claim their prize.

This week's prize

This week's prize is a 7Gypsies composition book, Bubblegum Shimmerz paint, and a box full to the brim of lots of goodies . . .brads, buttons, flowers, diecuts, ribbon - lots of perfect little details to add to your next card, and all brightly colored to get you ready for SPRING! (We're always cardmaking ahead of the current season, aren't we!?) One lucky cardmaker's name will be randomly drawn to win this stash of goodies!!!! Good luck!

We can't wait to see your version of this week's sketch. To share your design you can click on this week's sketch image in the side bar. This will take you directly to the post where you can add your link. Please use a direct link to your card so the readers can easily find it.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

CPS146 Sponsor Free - Part Two


Holiday Cheer
Designer Kimber McGray
Supplies:
Patterned Paper: College Press
Stickers: College Press
Punches: Stampin' UP! and We R Memory Keepers
Twill: Creative Impressions


"Makin' His List" Card
Designer: Lea Lawson
Supplies:
Cardstock: The Paper Co. & DCVW
Paper/Diecuts: K & Company
Stickers: KI Memories
Ribbon: Renaissance By Design
Twine: Darice Inc.
Buttons: SEI & Basic Grey
Glitter: Making Memories
Ink: Clearsnap
Trim/pins: craft supply



Joy
Designer: Kim Moreno
Supplies:
Patterned Paper: Basic Grey
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Felt: Queen and Co.
Button: Fancy Pants
String: Coats and Clark
Ribbon: Michaels
Stamps; Martha Stewart
Marker: Copic
Jewels: Doodlebug
Punch: Martha Stewart
Ink: Clearsnap, Storage Unit Inks & More


Tons Of Trees
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies:
***Cardstock: Prism Papers
Patterned Papers: Making Memories & Pink Paislee
Ink: Tea Dye Distress Ink - Ranger
Dies: Labels Eight & Nested Pines - Spellbinders
Pearls & Gems: Prima
Trim: Melissa Frances
Paper Piercing Tool
Adhesives: Zip Dry Paper Glue - Beacon Adhesives
3-D Foam Squares - Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L


We can't wait to see your version of this week's sketch. To share your design you can click on this week's sketch image in the side bar. This will take you directly to the post where you can add your link. Please use a direct link to your card so the readers can easily find it.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

READER IDEAS - Week of 12/13/09

Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS146 inspired card below by Saturday December 19 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)

CPS146




Live for the Moment Card
Designer Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Patterned Paper: Colorbok
Makers: Copic
Pearl: Prima
Corner Rounder: Fiskars


Go boy card
designer- Charity Hassel

supplies:
patterned paper, chipboard- We R Memory Keepers
chipboard letters- Basic Grey
sequins- K&Co, Doodlebug Designs
sequined stars- Prima


Kisses from Heaven
Designer Laura Williams
Supplies:
***stamps - Sweet 'n Sassy
***ink, embossing powder, cardstock, paper - Close To My Heart
glitter glue - Stickles


Merry and Bright
Designer: Debbie Olson
***Stamps: Holiday Button Bits (PaperTrey Ink)
***Papers: Rustic Snowflakes (PaperTrey Ink)
Cardstock: Stamper's Select White, Pure Poppy, Aqua Mist (PaperTrey Ink)
Ink: Versamark, Chamomile Vintage Distress Cube
Accessories: Vintage Buttons (PaperTrey Ink), Pure Poppy Grosgrain (PaperTrey Ink), Filigree Detail Silver Embossing Powder
Tools: Sanding Block, sewing machine


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Thursday, December 10, 2009

CPS145 - Sponsor Free - Part Three


Joy
Designer: Kim Moreno
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup- Grandmas Christmas Soup Collection
Cardstock: Core'dinatoins
Stickers: Making Memories
Stick Pins: Maya Road
Ribbon: Jillibean Soup
Button: Fancy Pants
String: Coats and Clark
Ink: Clearsnap


Season's Greetings
Designer: Kandis Smith
Supplies:
Stamps: Hero Arts
transparency: Tattered Angels
pearls: Hero Arts
patterned paper: Scenic Route
photocorners: 3L
diecut: Spellbinders
other: machine stitching, jute, lace, button

Sweet Flower
Designer Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
***Prism Prismatics White, Iced Pink, Herbal Garden Medium
Inks: Ranger Distress Peeled Paint, Fired Brick
Other supplies: Adhesive from 3L, Spring Mix Flower Soft


We can't wait to see your version of this week's sketch. To share your design you can click on this week's sketch image in the side bar. This will take you directly to the post where you can add your link. Please use a direct link to your card so the readers can easily find it.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

This week's prize

This week's prize is sponsored by me! (Tami) This week's randomly drawn prize winner will receive my Calendar Bits and Pieces stamp set, Calendar Grid stamp (both from Gina K Designs) and CardMaker's Sketchbook Christmas Celebration from DRG Publishers. All pictured below.







We can't wait to see your version of this week's sketch. To share your design you can click on this week's sketch image in the side bar. This will take you directly to the post where you can add your link. Please use a direct link to your card so the readers can easily find it.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

CPS145 -Part Two


Merry Christmas
Designer Laura Williams
Supplies:
all supplies from Apron Strings Designs December kit


Joy to the World
Designer:Debbie Olson
***Stamps: Holiday Button Bits (PaperTrey Ink)
Papers: Yuletide, Frosty (Oh Joy by Cosmo Cricket)
***Cardstock: Vintage Cream, Pure Poppy (PaperTrey Ink)
Ink: Pure Poppy, Scarlet Jewel, Chamomile Vintage Distress Cube
Accessories: Vintage Buttons (PaperTrey Ink), Oh Joy Ornament Fashions and Buck Naked Ornaments (Cosmo Cricket), Gold Metallic Organdy (PaperTrey Ink)
Tools: Spellbinders Double Ended Tags die (Trimmed), Sanding Block


A Dream Come True card
Designer Kimber McGray
Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Basic Grey
Stickers: Basic Grey
Punches: Stampin' UP! and We R Memory Keepers



"Wonderful & Bright" Card
Designer: Lea Lawson
Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Paper: K & Company
Paper Frill: Doodlebug Designs
Diecuts: K & Company, My Mind's Eye
Chipboard: KI Memories
Ribbon: Renaissance By Design
Twine: Darice Inc.
Glitter: Making Memories & DecoArt
Diecut Machine: Cricut Expression by Provo Craft
Diecut Cartridges: Plantin Schoolbook (star) & Winter Woodlands (deer) by Provo Craft
Corner Rounder: EK Success

We can't wait to see your version of this week's sketch. To share your design you can click on this week's sketch image in the side bar. This will take you directly to the post where you can add your link. Please use a direct link to your card so the readers can easily find it.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

CPS145



CPS 145



CPS Designer Ideas


Holiday Star Card
Designer Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink**
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup**


Let it snow card.
designer- Charity Hassel

supplies:
patterned paper- Creative Imaginations
glitter paper- Doodlebug Designs
chipboard- Bazzill, Rusty Pickle
snowflake border sticker- Queen and Co.
rubon- American Crafts
glittered brad- Making Memories
snowflake buttons- Harmonie.


100% Winter
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies:
Cardstock: Prism Papers
Patterned Paper: My Minds Eye
Stamps: Winter Seals - Impression Obsession
Inks: Warm Red, Lime Pastel Fluid Chalk Ink - Clearsnap
Dies: Snowflake Wonder & Renaissance Hearts Pendant - Spellbinders
Snowflake Brad: Creative Impressions
Needle & Thread
3-D Foam Squares


Home for the Holidays
Designer: Linda Beeson
Materials:
Cardstock – Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Patterned paper – Let It Snow/Christmas Past Collection/Graphic 45
Plastic snowflake – Dollar Tree
Glitter – Martha Stewart and Impress Rubber Stamps
Clear Paper Glaze – Aleene’s®
Rub-on sentiment – Bo Bunny Press
Self Adhesive pearls – Queen & Co.
Sandpaper

We can't wait to see your version of this week's sketch. To share your design you can click on this week's sketch image in the side bar. This will take you directly to the post where you can add your link. Please use a direct link to your card so the readers can easily find it.