Saturday, July 31, 2010

READER IDEAS - Week of 8/1/2010

This week's prize is sponsored by:EAD Designs 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 178 inspired card below by Saturday August 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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(Please note: CPS reserves the right to remove any links not linking directly to a CPS inspired card)

This Week's Winner (CPS 177)

The winner of the CPS 177 prize sponsored by Flower Soft is

75. Robin Gibson

Please send your contact info using the link at the top of the page. Winners have 1 week to claim their prize.


Friday, July 30, 2010

Facebook Friday - Savannah O'Gwynn

This week's Facebook Friday Fan is Savannah O'Gwynn! Be sure to check out her beautiful blog and leave a comment!



Here's her take on this week's sketch.

Cardstock: The Paper Co.
Pattern Paper: K & Co. [Poppy Seed]
Stamps: Ippity [Books A Flutter & A Moment In Time]
Ink: Palette [black]
Embellishments: May Arts [cream burlap string]; Studio G [purple glitter]; Making Memories [letters]

Thursday, July 29, 2010

CPS 177 Part 3


Hedgerow
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Flower Soft topper and Nut colored Flower Soft
Bazzill cardstock
We are Memory Keepers border stickers


Best Wishes
Designer: Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Digital images: Flower Soft® (Teddy Happy Birthday S4- 124 Circle)
Flower Soft®- Bright Pink and Bright Blue Flower®, Flower Soft® glue
Paper: Bazzill
Ink: Ranger Distress Ink (Brushed Corduroy)
Other: sponge, pearls (Dreamtime Creations), Spellbinders Scallop Circle Nestabilities, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L™ (E-Z Runner, 3D Foam Squares)



"Wishing You Well"
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
"Polar White" Flower Soft
Cardstoc: Bazzill Basics
Paper: GCD Studios
Paper Frill: Doodlebug Designs
Stamps/Button: Papertrey Ink
Ink: Tsukineko (Versafine: onyx black) & Clearsnap (Pigment: razzberry)
Ribbon: Renaissance by Design
Twine: Darice Inc.


Flowers
Designer Jen Buck

Supplies:
Kraft card stock
Core'dinations card stock
Flower Soft Ultra Fine {Sand, Sage, Raspberry Fizz}
Flower Soft Topper
Gingham Ribbon
button
twine


Grows with Love
Designed by Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Stamps: Grows with Love - Moments in Time (Flower Soft) Embellishment: Sage Ultra Fine Flower Soft
Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento Ink (Tsukineko)
Ribbon: Ruffled pink (May Arts)
Paper: Solar White (Neenah), Baby Pink Lt and Med (Prism)
Tools: Sewing machine
Copics: RV00, R81, R83, R85, 0, W1, YG21, YG63, YG67, BG72, BG75, E00, E002, E42, E44, E47


This week's prize is sponsored by: Flower Soft. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to find out what you could win and learn more about our great sponsors.

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, July 28, 2010

CPS 177 Flower Soft

This week's sponsor is Flower Soft. Flower Soft is an amazing pot of colored sprinkles that allows you to create text, designs and miniature floral embellishments. Along with the website, the Flower Soft blog has tons of ideas, and inspiration to help you get started, if you are new to Flower Soft!

Flower Soft and Paper Creations Magazine are holding a terrific cardmaking contest, which runs now through October 15th. The prizes look FANTASTIC, so be sure to check out all the information, HERE on the Paper Creations website.

Flower Soft is offering up the prize shown below, to one lucky cardmaker this week! It includes their fun, and easy to use Toppers, along with some Flower Soft and adhesive! What fun!




For even more inspiration check out these great designs from the Flower Soft designers:


Picking Flowers
Designer Rose Ann Reynolds

Topper: Picking Flowers (Flower Soft digital Toppers)
Card Stock: Moments In Time-"Just For You" (Flower Soft digital papers), Daffodil Delight (SU), Lavender Moon (PTI)
Ink: Inkssentials Opaque pen
Accessories: Shamrock Green Flower Soft, Flower Soft Glue, Circle & Scalloped Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Scallop Trim Border Punch (SU), Light Pink sheer ribbon


Boo!
Designed by Vicki Garrett

Flower Soft: Ultra Fine Black, Sage
Paper:Tangerine Tango
Other: Halloween Rub on SU!, Martha Stewart Bat Punch, Stickles Black
Ultrafine Sage Flower Soft


Moon Doggie
Designed by Gini Cagle

Stamps: CTMH - Extreme Happiness
Paper: CTMH Moon Doggie
Other: Stampendous embossing powder, Ultra Fine Sage Flower Soft®, Jute ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon


Lots of Love
Designer Debbie Seyer

Polar White Flower Soft
Flower Soft Download Toppers Lavender & Lace
S4- 137 Classic Scalloped Heart

Special thanks to Flower Soft for sponsoring the CPS blog!
Be sure to visit their website, and blog, as well as Flower Soft TV!

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, July 27, 2010

CPS 177 Part 2


Get Well Soon
Designer Tami Mayberry

Supplies:
Baby Pink Flower Soft
Pattern: October Afternoon
Greeting Sticker: SRM
Zig Zag stitch stamp: Gina K Designs (In Stitches)
Flower: Prima
Large Brad (covered in Flower Soft): Creative Impressions



Happiness...
Designer: Kim Moreno

Supplies:
Flocking: Flower Soft (Sweet Pea)
Cardstock: Core'dinations (Gemstone collection)
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup (Egg Drop Soup collection)
Ribbon: Creative Impressions
Punch: Fiskars
Pearls: Queen & Co.
Corner Rounder: Creative Memories
Flair: American Crafts



You're just my type
Designer: Charity Hassel

Supplies:
cardstock- Prism
sticker- October Afternoon
punch- EK success
rubon letters- Fancy Pants



THANK YOU – YELLOW FLOWER
Designer: Linda Beeson

Supplies:
Flower Soft courtesy of Flower Soft
Downloadable topper and sentiment – Flower Soft
Tacky glue – Aleene’s
Cardstock - Core Expressions Core’dinations
Patterned paper – October Afternoon
Apron lace border punch - Fiskars
Flower punch – PaperShapers
Sandpaper
Foam Tape – 3M


Thank you card
Designer Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Card stock: Core'dinations
Stamps: Unity Stamp Company
Ink: Colorbox and Stampin' Up!
Flower: Jillibean Soup
Button: Jillibean Soup

This week's prize is sponsored by: Flower Soft. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win and find out more about this week's sponsor.

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, July 25, 2010

This Week's Winner (CPS 176)

The randomly drawn winner of the Kitchen Sink Stamps prize for CPS 176 is:

7. Sue Van De Vusse

Please send your contact information using the link under "contact us" at the top of the page. Winners have 1 week to claim their prize.

READER IDEAS - Week of 7/25/2010

This week's prize is sponsored by:Flower Soft 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 177 inspired card below by Saturday July 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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(Please note: CPS reserves the right to remove any links not linking directly to a CPS inspired card)

CPS 177 Part 1

CPS 177



CPS Designer Ideas:

Bee-lieve
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
Flower Soft - Ultra Fine Black Flower Soft
cardstock - WorldWin (yellow) Close To My Heart (White Daisy, Black)
ribbon - Close To My Heart
colored pencil - Prismacolor
ink - StazOn


Thanks
Designer: Rae Barthel

Flower Soft Product: Bicycle Rubber Stamp; Citrus Crush and Raspberry Fizz ultra fine Flower Soft; Flower Soft glue
Cardstock: (white) Papertrey Ink
Patterned paper: BasicGrey, The Girls' Paperie
Accent: (looking glass sticker) Making Memories
Flowers: Prima
Ribbon: Offray
Tool: (open scallop border punch) EK Success
Chalk ink: (chestnut roan) Clearsnap


Spring Tree
Maren Benedict
Supplies:
Flowersoft stamp & flowersoft spring
Papertrey Ink cardstock & ribbon
sewing machine


Just Moved
Designer Carly Robertson

Supplies:
Stamps (houses) Unity, (sentiment) Stampin' Up, (bee) A Muse
Cardstock, twine, button: Papertrey Ink.
Tag: Sizzix die
Ribbon: Michaels


~Sing~
Designer: Carla Peicheff

Materials:
Paper: Making Memories & Stampin' Up
Bingo Card: Jenni Bowlin
Punches: Stampin' Up & Martha Stewart
Rhinestones: Doodlebug & KaiserCraft


This week's prize is sponsored by: Flower Soft. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to find out more about this week's sponsor and what you could win!


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.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Facebook Friday - Melissa Sauls

This week's wonderfully talented Facebook Friday Fan Feature is Melissa Sauls! Be sure to visit her blog here.
Here's Melissa's take on this week's challenge.


Supply list:
Cardstock: Whisper White Stampin’ Up!
Patterned Paper: Vintage Posy Melissa Frances
Stamps: none
Ink: Mellow Moss Stampin’ Up!, Antique Linen and Tea Dye Distress Inks Tim Holtz
Embellishments: Birds & Blossoms Creative Scraps Crafty Secrets, Regal Alphabet Tattered Angels, Pearl Trinket Pin Maya Road, Vintage buttons and crochet trim, Thankful rubons Melissa Frances, Craft flower, Eyelet trim, Seam Binding

Want to be a CPS Facebook Fan Feature? Just post your take on the challenge to the CPS Facebook page and you could be next!

Thursday, July 22, 2010

CPS 176 Part 3


All things..
Designer Tami Mayberry

Supplies:
Stamps: Kitchen Sink Stamps (3 Step Daisy)
Ink: Clearsnap
Papers: Basic Grey
Dies: Spellbinders
Pearls: Kaiser Craft



The big 1
Designer Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Cardstock: Jillibean Soup
Patterned Paper: Basic Grey
Stamp: Jillibean Soup
Sticker: Jillibean Soup
Ribbon: Jillibean Soup
Tag: Jillibean Soup
Ink: Colorbox
Punch: EK Success
Clip: Stampin' Up!
Foam Adhesive Squares by 3L Scrapbook Adhesives


Hey, friend!
Designer: Rae Barthel

Supplies:
Cardstock: (white) Papertrey Ink
Patterned paper: My Mind's Eye
Ribbon: American Crafts
Accents: (Glitter bling frame) Making Memories; (rhinestones) Kaisercraft, Michael's
Clear stamps: BasicGrey
Pigment Ink: (onyx black) Tsunineko



Birthday Wishes
Designer: Carly Robertson

Supplies:
Stamps: Waltzingmouse Stamps (Asian Gardens)
Cardstock: Japanese texture paper and Papertrey Ink
Ink: Palette and Stampin' Up!
Ribbon: Papertrey Ink




Hi
Designer: Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Paper: Kraft by Bazzill, Classic Cream Classic Crest by Neenah
Patterned Paper: Thrift Shop by October Afternoon
Other: Black seam binding, Nestabilities by Spellbinder, black foam Thickers by American Crafts



Tickled Pink
Designer: Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: Kitchen Sink Stamps (SMC019 Multi Step Ducks & Pigs)
Paper: Bazzill, Basic Grey
Ink: Memento (Tuxedo Black), Colorbox Chalk inks (Soft Pastels)
Other: sponge, button, ribbon (Creative Impressions), Spellbinders Nestabilities, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L™ (E-Z Runner, 3D Foam Squares)



This week's prize is sponsored by: Kitchen Sink Stamps. 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, July 21, 2010

CPS 176 Kitchen Sink Stamps


This week's prize is sponsored by Kitchen Sink Stamps. Kitchen Sink Stamps sells high quality photopolymer clear stamps. On their website, in addition to fabulous stamps and stamping supplies for sale, you'll find tutorials, challenges, and color recipes for their special three-step stamps. Be sure to visit their blog for the latest news and inspiration! Kitchen Sink also has a special event coming up. . .if you are near Texas, join them for this special workshop!
Multi Step Stamping in Texas, with Kitchen Sink Stamps
Where: La Quinta Inn and Suites - Pearland (Houston area) Texas
Dates: October 8-9, 2010
More information to come, so save the date if you'd like to join in!

Kitchen Sink Stamps is offering up a $50 gift certificate to one lucky cardmaker this week!



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.

THANK YOU to Kitchen Sink Stamps for sponsoring
the CPS blog this week!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

CPS 176 Part 2


D is for my little Dog
Designer: Laura Williams

Supplies:
cardstock - Couture Cardstock
patterned paper, Wild Card - October Afternoon
ribbon - Close To My Heart
button - Papertrey Ink



Celebrate 4th of July
Designer: Charity Hassel

Supplies:
cardstock- WRMK
patterned papers, rhinestones- Pink Paislee
rubon greeting- American Crafts



~Celebrate~
Designer: Carla Peicheff

Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill
Paper/Chipboard/Stickers: Basic Grey Cappella
Pearls: KaiserCraft
Ribbon: Etsy
Tools: Creative Memories Corner Rounder



"Hugs and Kisses"
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
Stamps: courtesy of Kitchen Sink Stamps
Ink: Clearsnap (Pigment: turquoise, cranberry, pink, raven black)
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Paper: We R Memory Keepers & Doodlebug Designs
Ribbon: Renaissance by Design
Twine: Darice Inc.
Jewels: Kaiser Craft
Felt/Steel Die/Button: Papertrey Ink
Glitter: DecoArt
Diecut Machine: Cuttlebug by Provo Craft



This week's prize is sponsored by: Kitchen Sink Stamps. 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, July 18, 2010

CPS 176 Part 1

CPS 176:



Designer Ideas:




Love Bird
Designer: Maren Benedict

Supplies:
The Girls' Paperie patterned paper & die cuts
Cosmo Cricket tiny type
Papertrey Ink cardstock
sewing machine



Happy for You
Designer: Kim Moreno

Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned paper: Basic Grey
Chipboard: American Crafts
Ribbon: Creative Impressions
Jewels: Queen & Co.
Brads: Bazzill
Corner Rounder: Creative Memories
Ink: Storage Unit Inks



HAVE A HAPPY DAY
Designer: Linda Beeson

Supplies:
Stamps courtesy of Kitchen Sink – Nesting Dolls set
Black Versafine stamp pad
Clear embossing powder – Stampendous
Cardstock - Core Expressions Core’dinations
Patterned paper – BasicGrey
Corner rounder punch – PaperShaper
Cuttlebug embossing folder
Self adhesive pearls – Queen & Co.
Copic markers
White 3-D Fashion paint - Tulip
Sandpaper
Foam tape – 3M



New Beginnings
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Bazzill Cardstock
My Little Shoebox patterned papers
GCD Studios chipboard sticker



What’s Up?
Designer: Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: Kitchen Sink Stamps (HLRGC003 3 Step Honey Bunny)
Paper: Bazzill, Basic Grey
Ink: Memento (Tuxedo Black), Colorbox Chalk inks (Soft Pastels), Ranger Distress Ink (Shabby Shutters)
Other: gold nailheads (Dreamtime Creations), Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L™ (E-Z Runner, 3D Foam Squares)



This week's prize is sponsored by: Kitchen Sink Stamps. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win and find out more about this great company.

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, July 17, 2010

READER IDEAS - Week of 7/18/2010

This week's prize is sponsored by:Kitchen Sink Stamps. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to learn more about this great company and what you could win.

Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS Sketch 176 inspired card below by Saturday July 24 at 8pm CST to be entered into this week's prize drawing.



*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

The winner of this week's prize sponsored by Lizzie Anne Designs is:

76. Rosanne

Please send your contact info using the contact us tab at the top of the page. Winner's have 1 week to claim their prize.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Facebook Friday - Jody Morrow

This week's Facebook Friday Fan is Jody Morrow. Be sure to check out her blog and leave her a comment.
Here's her take on the this week's sketch.


Card Stock: Stamper's Select White PTI, Smokey Black PTI
Patterned Paper: Basic Grey Kioshi
Stamps: Pure Innocence Make Mine a Double MFT
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Embellishments: silver brads, Swarovski Crystal Adornments MFT, May Arts ribbon, lace trim, nine colors of Art Glitter, Quickie Glue Pen, red line tape, red line dimensionals, Copic markers, Janome Sew Mini

Thursday, July 15, 2010

CPS 175 Part 3


You're Sew Lovely
Designer Carly Robertson

Supplies
Stamps: Lawn Fawn (Sew Lovely) Waltzingmouse Stamps (Pic Nic Patterns)
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink.
Ink: Palette and Tim Holtz
Rhinestones: Zva Creative
Flower: craft supply


Cool Treat
Designer: Maren Benedict

Supplies:
Lizzie Anne Designs Sweets & Treats set
Papertrey Ink cardstock & ribbon
Studio Calico patterned paper
Copic marker
Ranger distress ink



Whale of a Birthday
Designer: Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Stamps: Merry Marine Sixlet by Lizzie Anne Designs
Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento ink by Tsukineko
Paper: Detail Blending paper by Couture Cardstock, Core Impressions by Core'dinations
Patterned paper: Joy Ride by Cosmo Cricket
Embellishments: Ribbon by PaperTrey Ink, Gelly Gems by Gel-a-tins
Copic markers; BG10, BG13, BG18, 0, W1, B41, B45



'Make a Quilt'
Designer: Rae Barthel

Supplies:
Rubber stamps: Vintage Verses by Lizzie Anne Designs
Patterned Paper: from Material Girl collection by Cosmo Cricket
Cardstock: (vintage cream) Papertrey Ink
Pigment Ink: (onyx black) Tsukineko
Chalk Ink: (chestnut roan) Clearsnap
Ribbon: American Crafts
Tag Die: Spellbinders
Tool: Cuttlebug
Vintage button
Machine stitching



Congratulations
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Bazzill Cardstock
Unity Stamps
CTMH Stamps
CTMH Ink
Cosmo Cricket Patterned Paper


"Remembering"
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
Cardstock: Prism
Paper/Chipboard: Prima
Paper Frill: Doodlebug Designs
Flowers: Prima & Recollections
Ribbon: Renaissance by Design
Jewels: Glitz Designs
Glitter: DecoArt
Ink: Ranger Distress ink
Corner Rounder: EK Success

This week's prize is sponsored by: Lizzie Anne Designs. 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.