Sunday, May 30, 2010

CPS 169 Part 1

CPS 169:




Designer Ideas:


Sending Happy Thoughts
Designer: Laura Williams

Supplies:
stamps - The Stamps of Life
patterned paper, diecuts - My Mind's Eye
cardstock - Couture Cardstock (pink) CTMH (kiwi) WorldWin (aqua)
button - Papertrey Ink
ribbon - recycled from gift wrapping



Congrats
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
My Little Shoebox patterned paper
We R Memory Keepers patterned paper
Bazzill Cardstock
Cornish Heritage Farms stamp
Close to My Heart Ink



GOD BLESS AMERICA
Designer: Linda Beeson

Supplies:
Cardstock – Core Essentials and Jenni Bowlin Core Impressions/Core’dinations
Patterned paper – Daisy Bucket Designs/Shabby Green Door
Letter stickers – October Afternoon
Chipboard star – Magistical Memories
White stamp pad – ColorBox/Clearsnap
Clear embossing powder – Stampendous
Big Brad – Creative Expressions
Circle template - Coluzzle
Sandpaper

This week's prize is sponsored by: Renaissance By Design. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our Sponsor Spotlight team.

To enter this week's random drawing simply share your design with the CPS readers. Simply 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, May 29, 2010

This Week's Winner

This week's winner is:

92. Cassi

Please send your contact info using the link at the top of the page. Winners have one week to claim their prize.

Thanks to for The Stamps of Life for this week's prize.

READER IDEAS - Week of 5/30/10

This week's prize is sponsored by: Renaissance by Design Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our Sponsor Spotlight team.

Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS Sketch 169 inspired card below by Saturday June 5 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, May 27, 2010

CPS 168 Part 4


Designer: Jennifer Buck

Supplies:
Stamp: Unity Stamp Co May KOTM 2010
Patterned Paper: My Minds Eye, Mary Mary 'Sweetie Pie' Berry Preserves Paper
Bazzill Buttons vintage buttons
Time Holtz die Tattered Florals {for roses}
SU!: Scallop border punch
Ranger Distress Ink Pumice Stone
Memento Black Ink



"Thinking of You, Always"
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Stamps: Papertrey Ink (Dot Spot & Year of the Flower: Sweet Pea)
Ink: Clearsnap (Pigment: mango tango, harbor, lime, black)
Jewels: Doodlebug Designs
Corner Rounder: EK Success



Rock On!
Designer: Kim Moreno

Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Imaginesce
Ribbon: Imaginesce
Sticker: Imaginesce, Jillibean Soup (letters)
Tool: Scor-Pal
Ink: Clearsnap



This week's prize is sponsored by: The Stamps Of Life. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our Sponsor Spotlight team.

To enter this week's random drawing simply share your design with the CPS readers. Simply 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, May 26, 2010

CPS 168 Part 3

This week's prize is sponsored by The {Stamps} of Life by Stephanie Barnard. The {Stamps} of Life features high quality, made in the USA, clear stamps and digital stamps/brushes for stampers, card makers and scrapbookers. TSOL releases new stamp sets each month, and even offers a club membership with lots of perks and benefits! Shown below is their set, Thanks2You, but you can check out all of the stamp sets for sale on the TSOL website!

Also be sure to visit the TSOL blog, where Stephanie posts tutorial videos(like her "30 second card" videos) and lots of inspiration! Special thanks to Stephanie, at The {Stamps} of Life, for sponsoring us at CPS this week. Stephanie is offering up TWO stamp sets of the winner's choice to a lucky cardmaker this week!!!

And now, some inspiration from the CPS designers, featuring stamps from The {Stamps} of Life!



~Happy, Happy~
Designer: Carla Peicheff

Supplies:
Stamps: Stamps of Life
Cardstock: Essentials & Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Stampin' Up
Ink: Memento
Rhinestones: Basic Grey
Tools: Stampin' Up Punches



Let’s Party
Designer: Carly Robertson

Supplies:
Stamps: The Stamps of Life
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink.
Ink: A Muse and Stampin’ Up!
Background sky stamp: Hero Arts
Ribbon: Papertrey Ink.
Pattern Paper: A Muse
Gems: Zva Creative
Twine: Michael’s



'thanks'
Designer: Rae Barthel

Supplies:
Clear stamps: (from Thanks2You set #7) The {Stamps} of Life
Patterned paper: (from Fly a Kite collection) October Afternoon
Cardstock: Die Cuts with a View
Chalk Ink: (chestnut roan) Clearsnap
Ribbon: Hobby Lobby
Rhinestones: Michael's
Corner rounder punch: EK Success



Thanks So Much
Designer: Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Stamps: Thanks2You by The Stamps of Life
Ink: Angel Pink, Sweet Plum and Tuxedo Black Memento ink by Tsukineko
Paper: Solar White Classic Crest by Neenah, Baby Pink Light by Bazzill, White inchies by Inchie Arts, LLC
Patterned Paper: Kioshi by Basic Grey
Tools: Circle punches by EK Success, corner rounder by Zutter, Sponge



Hearts
Designer: Maren Benedict

Supplies:
Stamps: The Stamps of Life
Cardstock: Papertrey
Patterned Paper: Cosmo Cricket
Ink: ranger
Other: Martha Stewart pearls, Creative Memories corner rounder

Special thanks to The Stamps of Life!


To enter this week's random drawing simply share your design with the CPS readers. Simply 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, May 25, 2010

CPS 168 Part 2


PARTY
Designer: Linda Beeson

Supplies:
Cardstock – Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Patterned paper – We R Memory Keepers
Letter stickers – David Walker
Cupcake shapes – Pretty Little Shop etsy store
Fiskars corner rounder punch
Sandpaper


Be Merry
Designer: Charity Hassel

Supplies:
Cardstock- Prism
Patterned Papers,stickers- October Afternoon
rhinestones- Doodlebug Designs


Friends
Designer: Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Cardstock: Jillibean Soup and Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup
Sticker: Jillibean Soup
Embossing Folder: Cuttlebug by Provo Craft
Punch: We R Memory Keepers
Dies: Spellbinders
Foam Adhesive Squares by 3L Scrapbook Adhesives

This week's prize is sponsored by: The Stamps of Life. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our Sponsor Spotlight team.

To enter this week's random drawing simply share your design with the CPS readers. Simply 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, May 23, 2010

CPS 168 Part 1

CPS 168:




Designer Ideas:


Happy 4th
Designer: Laura Williams

Supplies:
stamps - The {Stamps} of Life
cardstock - Couture Cardstock
patterned paper - My Mind's Eye
ribbon - May Arts
ink - Close To My Heart



You’re a Star!
Designer: Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: stars4You – The {Stamps} of Life
Paper: Couture Cardstock
Ink: Memento (Tuxedo Black), Ranger Distress (Broken China, Brushed Corduroy)
Other: sewing machine, brown Grosgrain ribbon (Creative Impressions), sponge, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L™ (E-Z Runner, 3D Foam Squares)



Birthday Banner
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Bazzill Cardstock
October Afternoon stickers
Doodlebug rubons
Offray ribbon



This week's prize is sponsored by: The Stamps of Life. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our Sponsor Spotlight team.



To enter this week's random drawing simply share your design with the CPS readers. Simply 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, May 22, 2010

This Week's Winner

This week's winner of the Stamp N Plus Scrap N prize is:

30. Irena

Please send your contact info using the link at the top of the page. Winners have one week to claim their prize.

READER IDEAS - Week of 5/23/10

This week's prize is sponsored by: The Stamps of Life. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our Sponsor Spotlight team.

Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS Sketch 168 inspired card below by Saturday May 29 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, May 20, 2010

CPS 167 Part 4


Rain or Shine
Designer Tami Mayberry

Supplies:
Stamps: Rainbow with clouds, sun, greeting-- Stamp N Plus Scrap N
3D Foam Squares, EZ Runner: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L™
Corner punch: Fiskars
Markers: Copic
Gems: Kaiser Craft



XO
Designer Carly Robertson

Supplies:
Stamps: Waltzingmouse Stamps
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink.
Ink: Stampin’ Up!
Ribbon: Papertrey Ink.
Embossing: Swiss Dots


Smile
Designer: Jennifer Buck

Supplies:
Stamp: The Stamps of Life
Recycled Kraft card stock
Vanilla Card Stock Papertrey Ink
Patterned Paper: My Minds Eye Lush collection
Gems: Mark Richards Cabochons
Ribbon: My Minds Eye Lush collection
Punch: Stampin' Up!


Hi
Designer: Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations Core Impressions
Chipboard: Imaginisce and Sassafras Lass
Stickers: Imaginisce
Punch: Stampin' UP! and We R Memory Keepers
Adhesive: 3L Scrapbook Adhesive Foam Squares


"Irish Blessing"
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Paper: Webster's Pages
Stamps: Close To My Heart
Ink: Clearsnap (Chalk: toffee, Pigment: black)
Brads: Creative Imaginations
Pearls: Kaiser Craft
Glitter: Ranger Stickles

This week's prize is sponsored by: Scrap N Plus Stamp N. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our Sponsor Spotlight team.
To enter this week's random drawing simply share your design with the CPS readers. Simply 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, May 19, 2010

CPS 167 Part 3


'With Deepest Sympathy'
Designer: Rae Barthel

Supplies:
Rubber Stamp: (Chickadees rubber stamp) from Stamp N Plus Scrap N
Clear stamp: (from Asian Fusion collection) Papertrey Ink
Cardstock: Hobby Lobby
Patterned paper: (from Paper Girl collection) The Girls' Paperie
Other paper: (yellowed page from vintage book)
Accents: vintage buttons
Pigment Ink: (vintage sepia) Tsukineko
Chalk Ink: (chestnut roan) Clearsnap
Fiber: (vintage seam binding; twine)
Tool: (3/4" circle punch)



~BIG Wish~
Designer: Carla Peicheff

Supplies:
Paper: October Afternoon
Cardstock: Bazzill
Alphas: Making Memories Cork Stickers
Tools: Stampin' Up Star punches, Creative Memories Corner Rounder, Cricut Expression & Indie Art Cartridge.
Buttons: Basic Grey



Feel'n Groovy
Designer: Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Stamps: Feelin Groovy (SAS-525) stamp set by Stamp N Plus Scrap N
Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento ink by Tsukineko
Paper: Primary colors and black cardstock by Bazzill, Solar White Classic Crest by Neenah
Tools: 1" circle punch by EK Success, Nestabilities by Spellbinder, Glossy Accents by Ranger, precision scissors
Color media: Copic markers by Imagination International (R22, R24, R27, BG0000, N3, N5, N7)



Flowers
Designer: Maren Benedict

Supplies:
Stamps: Stamp N Plus Scrap N
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink
Patterned Paper: Making Memories
Fiber: Michaels, jute rope from Canvas Corp.
Other: copic markers, Papertrey buttons

This week's prize is sponsored by: Scrap N Plus Stamp N.

To enter this week's random drawing simply share your design with the CPS readers. Simply 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, May 18, 2010

CPS 167 Part 2


Coffee?
Designer: Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: J2547 Morning Coffee – Stamp N Plus Scrap N
Paper: Couture Cardstock
Ink: Memento (Tuxedo Black), Ranger Distress (Brushed Corduroy)
Other: Copic markers, hemp, sponge, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L™ (E-Z Runner, 3D Foam Squares)



Just Because
Designer: Charity Hassel

Supplies:
Bazzill and Kraft cardstock.
Studio Calico patterned paper
Creative Charms pearl stickers.
Pebbles inc. tag.
unknown ribbon.



Hey Y'all
Kim Moreno

Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup
Stamp: Jillibean Soup
Punch: EK Success (scalloped circle)
Ink: Stampin' Up
Brads: Basic Grey
Twine: Jillibean Soup
Corner Rounder: Creative Memories



This week's prize is sponsored by: Scrap N Plus Stamp N. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our Sponsor Spotlight team.



To enter this week's random drawing simply share your design with the CPS readers. Simply 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, May 16, 2010

CPS 167 Part 1

CPS 167


CPS Designer Ideas

Grow. . .Breathe. . .Enjoy
Designer: Laura Williams

Supplies:
stamps, cardstock, patterned paper, ink, buttons - Close To My Heart

Birthday Banner
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Creatively Green Cardstock
October Afternoon patterned paper and journaling cards
Making Memories stickers



SMILE
Designer: Linda Beeson

Supplies:
Cardstock – Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Curious Iridescent Cryogen White/CutCardStock.com
Patterned paper – Fly a Kite: Danelions/October Afternoon
Stamps – Cornish Heritage Farms
Copic Markers
Black Versafine stamp pad
Clear embossing powder – Stamps n’ Stuff
Flowers – Prima
Circle punch – Papershapers
Brads – Creative Impressions
Sandpaper



This week's prize is sponsored by: Scrap N Plus Stamp N. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our Sponsor Spotlight team.

To enter this week's random drawing simply share your design with the CPS readers. Simply 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, May 15, 2010

This Week's Winner

This week's winner of the Just Rite Stampers prize is:

86. Becky - The Glitter Fairy

Please send your contact info using the link at the top of the page. Winners have one week to claim their prize.

READER IDEAS - Week of 5/16/10

This week's prize is sponsored by: Stamp N Plus Scrap N. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our Sponsor Spotlight team.

Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS Sketch 167 inspired card below by Saturday May 22 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, May 13, 2010

CPS 166 Part 4


Happy Birthday
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Cosmo Cricket patterned paper
American Crafts Chipboard
7 Gypsies rub-ons



Hey!
Designer Jen Buck

Supplies:
Kraft card stock
Patterned Paper: My Minds Eye Jack & Jill
Sentiment: My Minds Eye Jack & Jill
Arrow: My Minds Eye Jack & Jill



Stitched with Love
Designer: Debbie Olson

Supplies:
Stamps: Appliqué by JustRite Stampers
Papers: Everafter by Cosmo Cricket
Cardstock: Vintage Cream, Smokey Shadow by Papertrey Ink
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko); Chamomile Vintage Inking System (Papertrey Ink)
Coloring Media: Copic Markers, Spica Glitter pen
Accessories: Cream Silk ribbon (May Arts); rhinestones (Zva Creative)
Tools: Copic Airbrush System, Spellbinders Plain and Scalloped Nestability Dies



Thanks Teach
Designer: Kim Moreno

Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup
Punch: Stampin' Up (border), Marvy Uchida (star)
Metal: Making Memories
Clear Arrow: Maya Road
Stamp: Cornish Heritage Farms
Ink: Staz On
Stickers: Jenni Bowlin



This week's prize is sponsored by: JustRite Stampers Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our Sponsor Spotlight team.
To enter this week's random drawing simply share your design with the CPS readers. Simply 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, May 12, 2010

CPS 166 Part 3 JustRite Stampers

This week's sponsor is JustRite Stampers. JustRite Stampers is offering up this gorgeous prize to a lucky cardmaker - two 2-inch stamp sets, and the wood stamper to match, a prize worth $43.85!!!
JustRite has a May Sale going on right now, that you'll definitely want to check out! Be sure to visit them, and the JustRite Stampers blog for amazing inspiration, tips, and tricks, plus the latest JustRite news!


And now, some inspiration from the CPS designers, using JustRite stamps!

Stitched with Love
Designed by Lisa Silver

Stamps: Stitched with Love Set (JB-09730) and 2-3/8" Wooden Stamper (JB-08410) by JustRite Stampers
Ink: Old Paper and Black Soot Distress inks by Ranger
Paper: Simply Kraft and Simply Smooth Vanilla by CHF
Patterned Paper: The Thrift Shop by October Afternoon
Embellishments: Trinket pins by Maya Road, ruler twill by Red Lead, Crocheted red lace by May Arts
Tools: Sewing machine and thread, clear embossing powder by Ranger, Corner rounder by Zutter
Color media: Copics by Imagination International (R35, R37, R39, E55, E59, W, 0)



Stitched Together


Designer Carly Robertson





Supplies:
Stamps: Just Rite Stampers
Cardstock: Prism Paper
Ink: A Muse and Copic Markers
Pattern Paper: A Muse
Gems: Prima Marketing




"Love"
Designed by Rae Barthel

Supplies:
Rubber Stamp: from Loving Thoughts Set by JustRite Stampers
Cardstock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: from Artsy Urban collection by Melody Ross for g.c.d. studios
Ribbon: Michael's
Silk hydrangea flower: Hobby Lobby
Pearls: Prima
Pigment Ink: (onyx black) Tsukineko
Chalk Ink: (warm red) Clearsnap
Corner rounder punch: EK Success
Scallop Dot border punch: Martha Stewart



~Cute as a Button~
Designer: Carla Peicheff

Supplies:
Stamps: Just Rite Stampers "Stitched With Love"
Paper: Imaginisce
Buttons: Basic Grey
Chipboard: Fancy Pants
Tools: Stampin' Up Scallop Punch & Creative Memories Corner Punch
Cardstock: Neenah
Ink: Memento



Thank You
Designer: Maren Benedict

Supplies:
JustRite Beautiful Blossoms Set
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink
Ink: memento
Ribbon: Michaels
Other: Sizzix Big Shot, Cuttlebug embossing folder, Copic markers

Special thanks to JustRite Stampers for sponsoring this week's prize!!!

To enter this week's random drawing simply share your design with the CPS readers. Simply 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, May 11, 2010

CPS 166 Part 2


Friends are like Stars
Designer: Laura Williams

Supplies:
stamps - Unity Stamp Company
patterned paper - My Mind's Eye
cardstock - WorldWin
pearls - K&Company



"Get Wellie Soon"
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Paper/Chiboard: Prima
Paper Frill: Doodlebug Designs
Ribbon: Papertrey Ink
Stickers: Making Memories
Jewels: Darice Inc.
Corner Rounder: EK Success
Embossing Machine: Cuttlebug by Provo Craft
Impression Plate: Papertrey Ink



Happy Rock'n Birthday
Designer: Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Chipboard: Imaginisce
Stickers: Imaginisce
Foam Adhesive by 3L Scrapbook Adhesives



This week's prize is sponsored by: JustRite Stampers Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our Sponsor Spotlight team.

To enter this week's random drawing simply share your design with the CPS readers. Simply 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, May 9, 2010

CPS 166 Part 1

CPS 166:



Designer Ideas:


Hi!
Designer: Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: JB-08605 Beautiful Blossoms Borders and Centers Oval, JB-08605 Times New Roman Lower (50 pt)- JustRite Stampers
Paper – Couture Cardstock
Patterned paper: Basic Grey
Ink: Memento (Tuxedo Black), Ranger Distress (Broken China)
Other: Copic markers, trim Offray, sponge, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L™ (E-Z Runner, 3D Foam Squares), Copic Opaque White


MOM
Designer: Linda Beeson
Supplies:
Cardstock – Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Curious Iridescent Cryogen White/CutCardStock.com
Patterned paper – Quite Contrary:Mary Mary “Best of Friends”/My Mind’s Eye
Label shape – My Mind’s Eye
Stamps – Just Rite stamps
Letter stickers – David Walker
Copic Markers
Black Versafine stamp pad
Clear embossing powder – Stamps n’ Stuff
Self adhesive Pearls and Rhinestones – Queen & Co.
Corner rounder punch – Fiskars
Sandpaper


Best Wishes
Designer: Charity Hassel

Supplies:
patterned papers- Sassafras, Cosmo Cricket, Websters Pages
button, chipboard button- Jenni Bowlin
rubon- Melissa Frances
doily, blue fabric- Midnight Rooster kit club

This week's prize is sponsored by: JustRite Stampers. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our Sponsor Spotlight team.
To enter this week's random drawing simply share your design with the CPS readers. Simply 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.