Tuesday, November 30, 2010

CPS 195 Part 2


Hang in There
Designer: Kim Moreno

Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup
Stamps: The Stamps of Life (Banners4all, and Backgrounds2build sets)
Ink: Storage unit Inks
Buttons: SEI
String: Coats and Clark



Holly Jolly Christmas
Designer: Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Stamps: Holly4Christmas (set #14) by the Stamps of Life
Ink: Antique Linen and Black Soot Distress inks by Ranger
Paper: Natural White by Neenah
Patterned Paper: Everybody Loves Christmas (Garland) by Echo Park
Other: Precision Scissors, clear embossing powder by Ranger, red seam binding
Copic Markers: R20, R22, R24, R27, Y15, B91, YG23, YG67, 0



Holly Jolly
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Papers - Discount Cardstock November Posh Papers kit
Stamps - The Stamps of Life
Ink - Close to My Heart
Markers - Copic



"From our Home to Yours"
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Paper: GCD Studios
Stamps: The {Stamps} of Life (Holly 4 Christmas set)
Ink: Clearsnap (Pigment: lime, scarlett) & Tsukineko (Versamark, Versafine-onyx black)
Ribbon: Papertrey Ink
Button: Doodlebug Designs
Jewels: Kaiser Craft
Glitter: Ranger Stickles
Border Punch: Fiskars
Diecut Machine: Cricut Expression by Provo Craft
Diecut Cartridge: Sentimentals by Provo Craft
Sandpaper



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.

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, November 28, 2010

CPS 195 Part 1

CPS 195:



Designer Ideas:



With Sympathy
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
stamps - The {Stamps} of Life
patterned paper, ink - Close To My Heart
cardstock, string - Discount Cardstock, (November 2010 kit)


Earthy Trees
Designer: Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Stamps: trees2build by The Stamps of Life
Ink: Walnut Stain Distress ink by Ranger
Paper: Natural White by Neenah, Brown and Kraft by Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Earth Love by Cosmo Cricket
Other: clear embossing powder by Ranger, slot punch by EK Success, Twill by May Arts
Copic markers: G94, G99, 0, B91, B93, E11, E13, E15, Y32



'{joy}'
Designer: Rae Barthel

Supplies:
Stamps: "Holly4Christmas" set by The {Stamps} of Life
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink
Patterned paper: My Mind's Eye
Pigment Ink: Tsukineko
Chalk Ink: Clearsnap
Ribbon: Hobby Lobby
Rhinestone: Michael's
Corner Rounder Punch: Fiskars



Friends Always
Designer: Carly Robertson

Supplies:
Stamps: Waltzingmouse Stamps
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink.
Ink: ColorBox
Rhinestones: Kaiser
Ribbon and button: Papertrey Ink

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.
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, November 27, 2010

READER IDEAS - Week of 11/28/2010

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. Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS Sketch 195 inspired card below by Saturday December 4 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.



This Week's Winner (CPS 194 & 193)

The winner of this week's prize sponsored by Kitchen Sink Stamps is:

57. Lynn

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

Last week's winner of the prize from Kraftin Kimmie stamps is:
40. Kristii

Thursday, November 25, 2010

CPS 194 Part 3



"Warmest Wishes Mr. and Mrs."
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Paper: Glitz Design & Hambly Screen Prints
Stamps: Kitchen Sink (Never a Loss 4 Words)
Ink: Tsukineko (versamark)
Embossing Powder: Ranger Adirondack (espresso)
Ribbon: Renaissance by Design
Flowers: Recollections
Pearls: Kaiser Craft & Zva Creative
Button: Basic Grey
Corner Rounder: EK Success
Diecut Machine: Cricut Expression by Provo Craft
Diecut Cartridge: Tie the Knot by Provo craft



Holiday Wishes
Designer: Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: Kitchen Sink Stamps (HLRGC01 3 Step Holly & Mistletoe)
Paper: DiscountCardstock.com (Simply Smooth White, Chamois Cascata Felt, Prismatic White and Herbal Garden Medium)
Ink: Clearsnap Vivid (Olive, Brown, Red)
Other: sponge, Spellbinders (Nestabilities), Dreamtime Creations (nailheads and pearls), Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L™ (E-Z Runner, 3D Foam Squares)



Celebrate
Designer: Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Stamp: Unity Stamp Company
Embossing Folder: Sizzix
Punch: EK Success
Canvas Stars: Jillibean Soup
Gems: Queen & Co.



MERRY CHRISTMAS
Designer: Linda Beeson

Supplies:
Stamps – Courtesy of Kitchen Sink stamps
Cardstock – Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Patterned paper – October Afternoon
Versafine black stamp pad
Memento stamp pads
Brads – Making Memories
Glimmer Mist – Tattered Angels
Foam Tape – 3M



THANK YOU
Designer: Linda Beeson

Supplies:
Stamps – Courtesy of Kitchen Sink stamps
Cardstock – The Chocolate Box/Core’dinations
Memento and Distress stamp pads
Martha Stewart Score Board
Corner rounder punch – Fiskars
Self adhesive rhinestones - Recollections
Sandpaper
Foam tape



~Lucky~
Designer: Carla Peicheff

Supplies:
Paper: October Afternoon
Cardstock: SEI
Sticker: Scenic Route & October Afternoon
Tools: Stampin' Up Star Punches
Brads: Doodlebug & Imaginisce
Staples: Making Memories
Rhinestones: KaiserCraft



Designer: Jennifer Buck

Supplies:
Stamp: Unity/Jillibean Soup
Patterned Paper: The Girls Paperie {On Holiday}
Card Stock: Coordinations, Vanilla
Black Ink
Red thread
Green ribbon {PTI}
Green button {PTI}



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.

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, November 24, 2010

CPS 194 Kitchen Sink Stamps

Kitchen Sink Stamps is this week's sponsor at Card Positioning Systems, and they have some BIG news!!!!

First, they have NEW winter stamps being released on December 13th.

They also plan to have their brand new KSS forum and public gallery up and running by the 31st. They are going to have a New Year's Eve countdown party all day & night to launch the new forum & gallery with lots of give aways, games, challenges, etc. .... and a new release at midnight. They've been working on this since September, and Maria at Kitchen Sink is THRILLED!

Kitchen Sink Stamps is offering up an incredibly generous prize to a lucky cardmaker this week . . . .a SEVENTY FIVE DOLLAR gift certificate!!!! $75 to spend on your very own holiday gift! How fun is THAT!?

Great big, warm, winter thanks to Kitchen Sink Stamps!
Be sure to visit KSS at their website, and blog!

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, November 23, 2010

CPS 194 Part 2


Season's Greetings
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
stamps - Kitchen Sink Stamps
cardstock, ribbon, string, button - Discount Cardstock (November kit)
ink - Close To My Heart


Hello
Designer: Kim Moreno

Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Felt: Maya Road
Chipboard: Maya Road
Stamp: Hero Arts
Ink: Storage Unit Inks



Clouds
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Cardstock - Discount Cardstock
Stamps - Unity
Ink - Close to My Heart



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.

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, November 21, 2010

CPS 194 Part 1

CPS 194



CPS Designer Ideas:


Peace on Earth
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
cardstock, ink, stamps, pearls - Close To My Heart


Missing You
Designer: Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Stamps: Flurry of Love by My Favorite Things
Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento Ink by Tsukineko, Broken China Distress ink by Ranger
Paper: Solar White by Neenah
Patterned Paper: Dasher by Basic Grey
Other: Sponge, precision scissors, Nestabilities by Spellbinder, enamel accents in white and black by Ranger
Copics: 0, E40, E42, E44, E00, E02, YG93, YG95, BG10, BG72, BG75, BG78, R20, R22, R24, R27



'Celebrate'
Designer: Rae Barthel

Cardstock: Bazzill
Patterned paper: Fancy Pants
Ribbon: Papertrey Ink
Chalk Ink: Clearsnap
Corner rounder punch: EK Success



Miss You
Designer: Carly Robertson

Stamps: Teeny Trees and Off Beat Backgrounds (Waltzingmouse Stamps)
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink
Ink: ColorBox and VersaMagic
Ribbon & Button: Papertrey Ink.



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.

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, November 20, 2010

READER IDEAS - Week of 11/21/2010

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. Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS Sketch 194 inspired card below by Saturday November 27 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.



Thursday, November 18, 2010

CPS 193 Part 3


Mom
Designer: Kim Moreno

Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Graphic 45
Chipboard: American Crafts
Stick pin: Jenni Bowlin
Punch: Martha Stewart
Button and Lace: Craft supply



Frosty Friend
Designer: Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Stamps: Kraftin’ Kimmie
Ink: Black Soot and Weathered Wood Distress inks by Ranger
Paper: Solar White by Neenah
Patterned Paper: Wintertime (Flurry) by Echo Park
Other: Nestabilities and Snowflake Shapeabilities by Spellbinder, clear embossing powder by Ranger, corner rounder, Silver leaf pen by Krylon, small paint brush, button by Oriental Trading, glitter and glue by EK Success
Copic markers: B91, B93, B95, R20, R22, G40, G94, G99, T1, T3, T5, 0


"Welcome Christmas"
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Paper: Making Memories
Stamps: Papertrey Ink (Wreath for All Seasons)
Ink: Clearsnap (Pigment: moss green, cranberry, Tsukineko (Versafine: onyx black) & Ranger (Tim Holtz distress ink: antique linen)
Twine: Darice Inc.
Jewels: Kaiser Craft
Corner Rounder: EK Success
Diecut Machine: Cricut Expression by Provo Craft
Diecut Cartridges: Easter 2010 & Storybook by Provo Craft


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

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

CPS 193 Part 2


'Merry Christmas'
Designer: Rae Barthel

Supplies:
Stamp: Kraftin' Kimmie
Cardstock: Bazzill, Papertrey Ink
Patterned paper: October Afternoon
Ribbon: Michael's
Watercolor Pencils: Loew Cornell
Pigment Ink: Tsukineko
Glitter: Hobby Lobby, Martha Stewart, Making Memories
Rub-on: Kaisercraft
Corner rounder punch: EK Success



YOU ARE AMAZING
Designer: Linda Beeson

Supplies:
Cardstock – Core Pearls/Core’dinations
Patterned paper - BasicGrey
Sentiment label – We R Memory Keepers
Button – PaperTrey, Inc.
String – Karen Foster
Scallop circle punch - Marvy
Cuttlebug embossing folder
Corner rounder punch – Fiskars
Tonic paper distresser
Sandpaper
Foam tape



Skating By
Designer: Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps (Skating Polar Pal)
Card stock:(www.discountcardstock.com): Simply Smooth White, Posh Bright Blue Dungaree, Posh Black Dungaree, Posh Citrus Lime Dungaree
Ink: Memento (Tuxedo Black)
Adhesives: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (EZ Runner, 3D Foam Squares)
Other: Copic markers, Spellbinders (Nestabilities), buttons, fibers



~Jingle All The Way~
Designer: Carla Peicheff

Supplies:
Paper, Die Cuts: Crate Snow Day
Alpha Stickers: Making Memories, Jenni Bowlin, KI Memories.
Rhinestones: KaiserCraft



This week's prize is sponsored by: Kraftin' Kimmie. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our 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, November 14, 2010

CPS 193 Part 1

CPS 193


CPS DESIGNER IDEAS



You're Out of This World
Designer: Laura Williams

Supplies:
stamp - Unity Stamp Co
cardstock, ink - Close To My Heart
markers - Copics



Santa
Designer: Carly Robertson

Supplies:
Stamps: Kraftin Kimmie
Cardstock: Prism Paper
Ink: A Muse
Dies: large scallop circle (Spellbinders)
Markers: Copics
Other: red thread



My Favorite
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Cardstock: Discount Cardstock
Patterned paper and die cut: My Mind's eye
Pen: Sakura
Corner rounder: EK Success



Happy Valentine's Day
Designer: Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Stamps: Unity Stamp Co - October 2010 Store Kit
Ink: Memento, Stampin' Up! and Versa Color
Twine: Jillibean Soup
Pen: UniBall Signo



This week's prize is sponsored by: Kraftin' Kimmie. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our 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.
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Saturday, November 13, 2010

READER IDEAS - Week of 11/14/2010

This week's prize is sponsored by:Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps. Be sure to check here each Wednesday to see what you could win along with some great samples from our sponsor. Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS Sketch 193 inspired card below by Saturday November 20 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.



This Week's Winner (CPS 192)

The winner of this week's prize from Paper Pretties is:

28. Robyn

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

Friday, November 12, 2010

CPS 192 Paper Pretties


Paper Pretties is a full-service online crafting store, and home to Sophia and Cooper - the cutest kid stamps around (at least we think so)! We have many exclusive stamp lines, from elegant to whimsical, sweet to clever; there is something for every stamper in our Prettie Boutique!
In case you haven't heard yet, Paper Pretties has a BRAND NEW owner, Heather Lee-Reppen. Now located in Madison, WI, we are pleased to offer you amazing customer service, faster and cheaper shipping, and a wider variety of stamping "must have" products to go along with all of our fun new stamps!! All orders are shipped within 24 hours.



Paper Pretties is offering up these two adorable stamps sets to a lucky cardmaker this week!
Special thanks to Paper Pretties, for sponsoring the CPS blog this week!!!
And now, enjoy some inspiration from the Paper Pretties designers!








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.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

CPS 192 Part 3


Designer: Jennifer Buck

Supplies:
Stamps: Unity Stamp Co November KOTM
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup -
Card Stock: White Card stock & Scarlet Jewel PTI
Rubons SU
Ribbon PTI



'What the cluck?'
Designer: Rae Barthel

Supplies:
Stamp:'What the Cluck?' set by Paper Pretties
Cardstock: Hobby Lobby
Patterned paper: Teresa Collins
Ribbon: Michael's
Rhinestones: Michael's
Pigment Ink: Tsukineko
Chalk Ink: Clear Snap
Tag: Martha Stewart Crafts
Circle punches: EK Success
Watercolor pencils: Loew Cornell



"Bless this Nest"
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
Stamps: Paper Pretties (Everyday Miracles set)
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Paper/Tulle/Jewel: Glitz Design
Ink: Tsukineko (Versafine: onyx black)
Colored Pencils: craft supply
Glitter: Ranger Stickles
Diecut Machine: Cuttlebug by Provo Craft
Scalloped Border Die: Papertrey Ink



Just Married
Designer: Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Stamps: Paper Pretties
Cardstock: Core'dinations, Jillibean Soup and Gina K Designs
Ink: Memento
Markers: Copic
Punch: Creative Memories



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