Sunday, February 27, 2011

CPS 207 Part 1

CPS 207:



Designer Ideas:

Thanks
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Cardstock - Discount Cardstock
Patterned Paper - Paper Trey Ink
Stickers - Sassafrass


Designer: Asela Hopkins

Supplies:
Stamps- Kraftin Kimmie
Paper- Basic Gray "Oliver Paper Pad"
Copic Markers


*Hello*
Designer: Carla Peicheff

Supplies:
Cardstock; Stickers: Bazzill
Paper: Basic Grey June Bug
White Gel Pen: Stampin' Up
Rhinestones: KaiserCraft


One Year Older
Designer: Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Pattern Paper, Stickers, Die Cuts: Jillibean Soup


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.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

READER IDEAS - Week of 2/27/2011

This week's prize is sponsored by Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps.  Be sure to check here on Wednesday to see what you could win along with ideas from our sponsor. Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS #207 inspired card below by Saturday March 5 at 8pm CST to be entered into this week's prize drawing.


This Week's Winner (CPS 206)

The winner of this week's prize sponsored by Sparkle Creations is...

Paula Laird

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

Friday, February 25, 2011

Sponsor Spotlight - Sparkle Creations



This week's sponsor is Sparkle Creations. Sparkle Creations sells unmounted rubber stamps, and they are offering up these two cuties to one lucky cardmaker this week! Be sure to visit Sparkle Creations at their website, and blog!!!!



And now, enjoy some adorable cards created by the Sparkle Creations designers!






Great big thanks to SPARKLE CREATIONS for sponsoring the CPS blog 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.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

CPS 206 Part 3

Swimming Lucy
Designer Tami Mayberry
Supplies:
Stamp: Sparkle Creations-Swimming Lucy
Card stock: Bazzill Dotted Swiss and Simply Smooth, Worldwin DoubleMates (Discount Cardstock)
Pattern: Basic Grey
Dies: Spellbinders
Markers: Copic
Ink:Memento Tuxedo Black

Designer: Deb Felts

Supplies:
Stamps: Lizzie Anne Designs Lucky in Love, SU linen background
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Craft White
Markers, multiliner: Copic
Card stock: PTI
Designer Paper: The Paper Studio
Dies: Nestabilities eyelet circles, classic circles
Ribbon: Alexx Kesh
Jute: PTI
Button: Cosmo Cricket
Charm: ? (I think, Jolee’s)


Designer: Asela Hopkins

Supplies:
Stamps- Paper Smooches "Falling for You" and "Birthday Buddies"
Copic Markers
Paper - Martha Stewart 8x8 pack
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder- Swiss Dots
Hole punch


Ever So Much
Designer: Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Stamps: Pretty Phrases by Paper Smooches
Inks: Walnut Stain and Antique Linen Distress inks by Ranger
Paper: White and Kraft by Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Paper Girl by The Girls’ Paperie
Other: seam binding by Hug Snug, English Tea Party Doily Die by Cheery Lynn Designs, clear embossing powder by Ranger, roses by Zva Creative, fabric tape (pink gingham)


"You Are The..."
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics (purple) & Papertrey Ink (vintage cream)
Paper: My Mind's Eye (Lush: Pink Floral)
Stamps: JustRite Stampers
Ink: Clearsnap (Pigment: sky gray)
Chipboard: Tattered Angels
Ribbon: Michael's
Flowers: Recollections
Pearls: Kaiser Craft
Corner Rounder: EK Success
Diecut/Embossing Machine: Cuttlebug by Provo Craft
Steel Die: JustRite custom die by Spellbinders


Birthdays are better with balloons
Designer: Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Pattern Paper: Jillibean Soup
Stamps: Unity Stamp Co.
Markers: Copic
Ink: Memento
Ribbon: May Arts



This week's prize is sponsored by: Sparkle Creations. 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, February 23, 2011

Mr Linky is Back!

Sorry for the disappearance of Mr Linky. We needed to renew our subscription and he was on strike ;) He's back and working now. Thanks for joining us!

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

CPS 206 Part 2

 
Cupcake Ruby
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Sparkle Creations Stamp
Discountcardstock.com cardstock
October Afternoon patterned paper
Copic Markers
Stickles glitter glue



HELLO THERE
Designer Linda Beeson
Materials:
Cardstock – Chocolate Box/Core’dinations
Patterned paper- Maple Grove collection/We R Memory Keepers
Clearsnap Fluid chalk stamp pads
Tag – K&Co.
Flower – Prima
Rub-on sentiment - BasicGrey
Sandpaper


 Nutty For You
Designer: Latisha Yoast

Materials Used:
Card Stock: Bo Bunny Teal card stock, PTI stampers select white, Copic Blending Card
Pattern Paper: Prima Marketing Madeline Collection
Stamps:  Paper Smooches
Markers: Copic Markers: RV17, RV19, G94, YG63, E31 & Unibal Signo black pen
Dies: Spellbinders S4-168 Large Labels, Spellbinders S4-116 Classic Circles SM
Stickers: American Crafts This to That foam adhesive
Ink: Tsukineko Tuxedo Black Memento ink


This week's prize is sponsored by: Sparkle Creations. 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, February 20, 2011

CPS 206 Part 1

CPS #206


CPS Designer Ideas


Happy Easter
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
stamps - The {Stamps} of Life
cardstock - Discount Cardstock
(Frosted Kiwi, Posh Aqua Satin Sparkle, Iced Pink, Salt Dotted Swiss)
ribbon - Papertrey Ink
ink - Close To My Heart

~Sweet Cakes~
Designer: Carla Peicheff

Stamps: Sparkle Creations
Paper: Pink Paislee
Blossoms: Prima
Rhinestones: KaiserCraft
Glitter: Ranger Stickles
Markers: Copics
Rub-on: Pink Paislee
Cardstock: Bazzill
Sit a Spell
Designer: Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Papers: DiscountCardstock.com (Brilliant White, Chamois Cascata Felt, Soot Black), Basic Grey
Stamps: Sparkle Creations (Cafe Lucy)
Inks: Vivid
Other: Copic markers, scallop die from Sizzix, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (EZ Runner, 3D Foam Squares)


'Life is Beautiful' card
Designer Rae Barthel

Supplies:
Cardstock: Hobby Lobby
Patterned paper: Cosmo Cricket
Die cut tag: Cosmo Cricket
Twill tape: Walmart
Silk Flower: Michael's
Black rhinestones: Hobby Lobby
Stick pin: Maya Road
Waxed linen thread: Walmart
Other: foam tape, file for sanding

This week's prize is sponsored by: Sparkle Creations. 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, February 19, 2011

This Week's Winner (CPS 205)

The winner of this week's prize sponsored by CardMaker Magazine is...




60.Summer Braxton

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

READER IDEAS - Week of 2/20/2011

This week's prize is sponsored by Sparkle Creations. Be sure to check here on Wednesday to see what you could win along with ideas from our sponsor. Please post a direct link to the page featuring your CPS #206 inspired card below by Saturday February 26 at 8pm CST to be entered into this week's prize drawing.


Friday, February 18, 2011

CPS 205 Part 5

You Rock
Designer Tami Mayberry
Supplies:
Card stock: Frosted Teal Primatic, Brilliant White, Navy Linen (Discount Cardstock)
Stamps: Live Life Loud (Gina K Designs)
Ink:Clearsnap Vivid
Dies:Spellbinders

~Enjoy Life~
Designer: Carla Peicheff

Materials:
Papers: Making Memories
Alpha Stickers: Making Memories
Blossom: Prima
Rhinestone: Doodlebug
Epoxy Button: American Crafts
DieCut Card: October Afternoon
 'Cherish' card
Designer Rae Barthel

Supplies:
Cardstock: DMD, Hobby Lobby
Patterned paper: My Mind's Eye
Die cut tag: My Mind's Eye
Eyelet trim: craft supply
Pearls: Hobby Lobby
Glitter: Making Memories
Hemp cord: Walmart
Hybrid Ink: Papertrey Ink
Silk Flowers: Michael's
Scalloped border punch: Fiskars
Other: Foam tape, file for sanding
I will walk with you
Designer Latisha Yoast

Supplies:
Card stock: white textured card stock
Pattern Paper: Cosmo Cricket Circa 1934 Elements
Embellishments: Cosmo Cricket Circa 1934 Chipboard Elements
Tools: Martha Stewart Score Board
Adhesive: American Crafts This to That foam adhesive
Stamps: PTI Love Lives Here 
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink
 Thank You Kindly
Designer Anabelle O'Malley

Supplies:
Cardstock-Papertrey Ink
Patterned Paper- Webster's Pages
Trim, Bloomers- Webster's Pages
Die-Spellbinders
Embossing Plate- Provocraft
Stamps- Waltzingmouse
Ink-Papertrey Ink
Buttons and Twine-Papertrey Ink
Foam Adhesive- Glue Arts


This week's prize is sponsored by: CardMaker Magazine. 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.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

CPS 205 Part 4


Live Life Loud
Designer Asela Hopkins

Supplies:
Ink- Palette and Colorbox
Paper- Heidi Swapp "Runway/Bird Flourish"
         Black/White paper SU!
Stamps- Ginak "Live Life Loud"

Nutty For You
Designer Maren Benedict

Stamps:  Falling For You by Paper Smooches
Ink:  memento
Patterned Paper:  Hello Luscious from BasicGrey
Cardstock & ribbon:  Papertrey Ink
Birthday Fishes
Designer Debbie Olson
Stamps: Birthday Buddies by Paper Smooches
Patterned Papers: Salt Air Mini Deck by Cosmo Cricket
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Tangelo, Versamagic Turquoise Gem by Tsukineko; Chamomile Distress Ink by Papertrey Ink
Cardstock: Vintage Cream, Ocean Tides, and Melon Berry by Papertrey Ink
Accessories: Twill from www.twilltape.com, Vintage Button from Papertrey Ink
Copic Markers: YR01, YR02, Y32, Y28, BG32 with Copic Airbrush System
Dies: Spellbinders Large Labels and Standard CIrcle
Other: foam tape by X-Press It
Farm Grown Love 
Designer Melissa Phillips

Supplies Used:
Papertrey Ink cardstock, ink, envelope, and button
Melissa Frances and Cosmo Cricket paper
Crafty Secrets stamps and Creative Scrap
Melissa Frances die cut
K&Co. heart sticker
Scrunched seam binding


Sew What’s New?
Designed by Lisa Silver
Supplies:
Stamps: Sew Artsy by Hero Arts
Ink: Black Soot and Barn Door Distress inks by Ranger
Paper: Natural White by Neenah
Patterned Paper: Homemaker by October Afternoon
Other: Seam binding by Hug Snug, pins, ice white and red pearl pens by Viva D├ęcor, clear embossing powder by Ranger
Copic markers: W1, 0, Y32, Y35, Y38, R24, R27, R29, YG21, YG25, YG17, E44

This week's prize is sponsored by: CardMaker Magazine. 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, 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!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

CPS 205 Part 3

I do
Designer Charity Hassel
supplies:
cardstock- Kraft
patterned paper, buttons, letter stickers- Fancy Pants Designs

 Butterfly Wishes
Designer: Alissa Fast
cardstock: french paper company
patterned paper: basicgrey, k&co
doily tag: martha stewart
butterfly punch & border punch: martha stewart
rhinestone strip: recollections (from michael's)
shipping tag: office depot

Dream
Designer: Kelly Anne Grundhauser
Supplies:
My Minds Eye Fine and Dandy-True Blue Shining Paper,True Blue Pleasant Paper, True Blue Chipboard
Canvas Home Basic-Note Card, Kraft Canvas mini circle
Tim Holtz-Ideology Film Strip Ribbon, Tonic Paper Distresser, Ideology Tiny Attacher
Maya Road-Kraft Mini Ticket Strips
Color Box-Cat Eye Chestnut Roan

For You card
Designer Kimber McGray

Supplies:
Card: Jillibean Soup
Pattern Papers, Die Cuts and Stickers: My Little Shoebox
Pen: Uniball Signo

This week's prize is sponsored by: CardMaker Magazine. 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.

Monday, February 14, 2011

CPS 205 Part 2

Designer: Christine Traversa

Supplies:
Crate Paper Collection Kit - Restoration Collection
Stazon ink in Jet Black
Therm o Web dimensional adhesive
Family Treasures oval punches
Therm o Web Memory Tape Runner Permanent Adhesive
American Crafts Ribbon
Archivers cardstock


Designer: Keri Sereika

Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill Prismatics
Patterned Papers: American Crafts
Stamps: Layers of Color
Ink: Tsukineko
Dies: Spellbinders
Copic Airbrush System & B00 Sketch Marker
Accessories: Flowers, Gems, Ribbons & Decorative Straight Pin


Designer: Sherry Wright

Basic Grey Curio papers and chipboard
PTI stamps and die
Clearsnap fluid chalk ink
Glue Arts adhesive



Love You To My Core
Designer: Kim Hughes

Supplies:
stamps: Paper Smooches
ink: Fresh Ink
paper: Cosmo Cricket, My Mind's Eye, Melissa Frances, Echo Park
die cut: Lawn Fawn
scalloped border punch: Stampin' Up!
pen: Sakura
staples


"Life is a Journey"
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics (kraft) & Papertrey Ink (white)
Paper/Jewels: Glitz Design
Stamps: Glitz Design (Afternoon Muse) & Papertrey Ink (YOF: Gladiolus)
Ink: Clearsnap (Pigment: dune, aqua, frost white)
Ribbon: May Arts
Twine: Darice Inc.
Flowers: Prima (pink gingham) & Recollections (aqua)
Lace: vintage craft supply
Corner Rounder: EK Success
Border Punch: Fiskars (Apron Lace)

This week's prize is sponsored by: CardMaker Magazine. 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.