Wednesday, February 16, 2011

CPS Anniversary Week Sponsor-CardMaker Magazine

We are very excited to have CardMaker Magazine as our sponsor for the week of our 4th anniversary. CardMaker and DRG publishers (publishers of the 3 CardMaker's sketchbooks) have been huge supporters of our ventures here at CPS from the very beginning.


CardMaker features "handmade greetings for all occasions" using a wide array of styles and mediums. 
 
Here are just a few of the projects you will find in the March issue of CardMaker:

From the regular A Card and More section featured in each issue:

From the March issue's Babies, Buttons and Bows feature:
From the regular Sketchbook feature found in each issue (with sketches by CPS sketch designer/owner Tami Mayberry):
And, starting with the March issue. you will find cards like the one below in the all new section from designer Colleen Schaan teaching about the use of the ever popular Copic markers as well as other coloring mediums.
Coleen has also put her her outstanding coloring skills to work this week to create a card especially for our anniversary celebration:

Stamps: PenPal (Elizabeth Bell Designs) and Text Objects (Verve Stamps)Cardstock: Curry Spice and Red Rock (Bazzill Basics) and X-Press It Blending Card (Imagination International Inc.)Patterned Paper: Material Girl (Cosmo Cricket)Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)Sketch Markers: (.Too Marker Company) Skin-E00/E21/E34/R02/BV00 Hair-Y23/YR23/E34 Jeans-BG10/B91/B93/B95/B97 Shirt & Flowers-R12/R14/R17/R27/R39 Belt & Ground -E13/E15/Colorless Blender Leaves-G40/G82 Letter-N0 Earing & Belt Buckle-N2/N4 Shadow-W00/W1/R00/T21/Colorless BlenderOther: Opaque White (.Too Marker Company), Black Multiliner (.Too Marker Company), White Buttons (American Craft), Hemp Twine, Liquid Glue, Foam Tape

The randomly drawn participant of this week's prize can look forward to inspiration like this and much more as this week's prize is a one year subscription to CardMaker magazine.

Be sure and stop by the CardMaker website as well as their Facebook fan page and see what's going on today!

From all of us here at CPS, thank you CardMaker for all of your support!

9 comments:

Lindsay Conner said...

Love that gift bag in the top photo...

diana said...

I need to make some baby cards for a few expectant parents, so this Cardmaker issue is definitely on my shopping list. ;-)

Colleen said...

I love magazines like this that give inspiration! thank you...

Die Cut Lady said...

Lovely ideas keep the creative ideas flowing.

melanie said...

Such beautiful samples...let me fix a cup of tea and settle in for a great perusal!

Rhonda Z said...

These are beautiful samples.

Monica K. said...

Love all of the beautiful projects!! I've bought issues of Cardmaker in the past and really enjoyed them. It's a great magazine!

Char- The Mad Shopper said...

Just in time to renew my current subscription which ends in March.

FrancineB said...

I love CardMaker magazine! I'd love the win a subscription.