Wednesday, November 30, 2011

CPS 246 Sponsor Spotlight - Stamping Bella

This week's CPS sponsor is Stamping Bella.  

We offer a variety of whimsical and funky unmounted rubber stamps for your shopping pleasure.  With these stamps you will unleash a form of creativity you never knew was within you and you will embark on a new stamping journey.  Happy travels!

Enjoy some beautiful inspiration by the Stamping Bella designers!






Big thanks to Stamping Bella 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.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

CPS 246 part 2


Cat's Meow
designer: Jennifer Buck

Hugs & Kitties - Unity Stamp Co.
Generations Patterned Paper - Simple Stories
Button - Epiphany Crafts button maker
Ribbon - PTI

"Little Moments"
Designer Rae Barthel

Supplies:
Sponsor Product: rubber stamp (Little Moments) by Stamping Bella
Cardstock: (white) Hobby Lobby
Patterned paper: (Farm Fresh Eggs, Lemongrove Avenue, Refrigerator Magnet from Picadilly collection) BasicGrey
Accent: (stitched brad from Picadilly collection) BasicGrey
Fiber: (white seam binding)
Tools: (corner rounder punch) WRMK; (small scallop border punch) EK Success
Other: foam tape


Thank You
Designer Tami Mayberry
Stamps: Stamping Bella (lady OWLIE on her sign-greeting, teacup daisies)
Markers: Shinhan Touch Twin (WG.5,R3,RP17,RP87,P82,P146,RP138,GY48,Y42,P83,0)
pearls: Want2Scrap



SKETCH 246 – HAVE A MAGICAL DAY card
Designer Linda Beeson
Materials:
Stamps courtesy of Stamping Bella
Cardstock – Core’dinations
x-Press Copic paper
Patterned paper – Happy Days/Echo Park
Scallop circles – Spellbinders/Nestabilities
Black Versafine stamp pad
Clear embossing powder – Stampendous
Copic markers
Aleene’s Paper Glaze


Big Girl Panties
Designer Deb Felts
Stamps:  Stamping Bella
Card stock:  Bazill
Ink:  Tsukineko Memento
Markers:  Copic
Designer Paper:  Basic Grey Picadilly
Crepe Paper Lace Stickers:  Little Yellow Bicycle
Buttons:  Jenni Bowlin
Ribbon, twine:  May Arts

Thinking of You
Designer Latisha Yoast
Stamps: Stamping Bella
Cardstock: MFT winter white
Ink: Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo black
Markers: Copic
Tools: Spellbinders rectangles die template
Pattern paper: Echo Park
Sentiment: Avocado Arts

This week's prize is sponsored by: Stamping Bella. 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 27, 2011

CPS 246 part 1


CPS 246


CPS Designer Ideas



Lulu's Pie
designed by Lori Craig

Lulu's Two Pies - Stamping Bella
Rich Cocoa Memento ink - Tsukineko
Cream Perfect Panels - MFT Stamps
chocolate cardstock - unknown
Season's Greetings patterned paper - Echo Park
ribbon and twine - May Arts


Hello There
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Stamp: Stamping Bella
Cardstock: Discount Cardstock
Patterned Paper: October Afternoon
Markers: Copic
Button Die and Felt: The Cats Pajamas
Pearl: Pearl Pen
Label Dies: Spellbinders

Thanks
Designer - Jennie Harper

Stamps: Stamping Bella
Sentiment: SRM Stickers
Cardstock: Gina K. Designs
Patterned Paper: Echo Park
Markers: Copic
Ink: Memento
Punches: Stampin' Up!



Winter Fun
Designer: Lee Murphy

Supplies:
Stamps: Stamping Bella
Cardstock: Gina K. Designs
Paper: Basic Grey
Seam Binding: Cat's Pajamas
Rhinestones: Kaisercraft
Stickles, Swiss Dots EF, Liquid Applique, Embellies


Big Girl Panties
Designer Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: Stamping Bella (Mo159 Big Girl Pants)
  Ink: Clearsnap Colorbox Premium Dye Ink (Chocolate, Licorice)
Papers: DiscountCardstock.com (Bazzill Dotted Swiss Multipack), Bo Bunny (Garden Girl)
Markers: ShinHan Touch Twin

This week's prize is sponsored by: Stamping Bella. 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 26, 2011

READER IDEAS - Week of 11/27/2011

This week's prize is sponsored by Stamping Bella. 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 #246 inspired card below by Saturday December 3 at 5pm CST to be entered into this week's prize drawing.


Friday, November 25, 2011

Friday Featured Fan.......Cathy Tidwell!!!!!!!

Smiley from millan.net

Our Featured Fan is..........Cathy (Cat) Tidwell!!!!!  She's known as Catdidit on Splitcoast.  Check out her fabulous blog here:  Cat's Creations






Here's her gorgeous card using this week's sketch....




Supplies:

Cardstock - Gina K. Designs and SU
DP - Basic Grey
Stamp - Gina K. Designs
Rhinestone Swirl - Prima

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

 Smiley from millan.net

Thursday, November 24, 2011

CPS 245 Part 3


Vintage Stamps
Designed by Lisa Silver
Supplies:
Stamps: Faux Postal Rollagraph stamp image by Clearsnap with Chocolate ink by Clearsnap
Ink: Honey ColorBox Mix'd Media Inx by Clearsnap
Paper: Kraft cardstock by DiscountCardstock.com and Natural White cardstock by Neenah
Patterned Paper: Memoir by Studio Calico
Other: trim by Maya Road, satin ribbon by May Arts, twine
Copic markers: BG10, BG13, BG18, T24, YG61, Y32, Y38, E30, E35, 0

From Our Home To Yours
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
Jumbo Rollagraph Self-Inking Handle,  ink cartridge, and pattern wheel
clear stamps - The {Stamps} of Life
cardstock - Discount Cardstock
twine - May Arts (brown) and The Twinery (red/white)
markers - Tombow

Thinking of You
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies:
Clearsnap: Jumbo Rollagraph Self-Inking Handle, Floral Frenzy & Simple Dots Jumbo Wheels, Baby Blue & Frost White ColorBox Pigment Stamp Pads, Chestnut Roan ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad
Stamps: Layers of Color - Sent with Love
Dies: Spellbinders - Butterflies Two, Labels Three
***Pearls: Want2Scrap - White
***Seam Binding: The Cat's Pajamas - Dove
Tools: Bow Easy for double looped bow

This week's prize is sponsored by: Clearsnap. 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 pos, Rhere y, Ecan add your link. Please use a direct link to your card so the readers can easily find it.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Sponsor Spotlight - Clearsnap

This week's CPS sponsor is Clearsnap.    Be sure to visit the Clearsnap website and blog to learn more about their wide array of ink and accessories, plus find lots of inspiration!
"All Clearsnap® products are proudly made in the USA! From our humble beginnings in a garage workshop more than 20 years ago, we’ve grown into a leading US manufacturer in the paper crafts industry. Every inkpad is made right here in the United States under our loving, careful guidance so that it will be the best quality possible when it reaches your craft table (and for years to come).

Clearsnap Prize Pack
Rollagraph Self-inking Handle
Jumbo Rollagraph Self-inking Handle
Rollagraph Ancient Page Cartridges – Cardinal & Coal Black
Jumbo Rollagraph Ancient Page Cartridges – Chocolate & Pink Pizzazz
Rollagraph Stamp Wheel – Floral Breeze & Fine Flowers
Jumbo Rollagraph Stamp Wheel – Simple Dots & Define it

And now, enjoy some cards created by the Clearsnap designers! 





Great BIG thanks to Clearsnap, 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.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

CPS 245 Part 2


designed by: Jennifer Buck

Supplies Used:

Patterned Paper Kit: Jillibean Soup {Christmas Eve Chowder}
Ribbon: American Crafts
Button: Crate Paper
Card Stock: Kraft
"The most wonderful time of the year"
Designer Rae Barthel

Supplies:
Sponsor Product: Gifts Galore Rollagraph stamp image, Cardinal Ancient Page dye ink by Clearsnap
Cardstock: (black) Hobby Lobby
Patterned paper, stickers: (from Season's Greetings collection) Echo Park Paper Company
Fiber: (red/white baker's twine) Papertrey Ink
Tool: (Corner rounder punch) We R Memory Keepers

Be The Change
Designer Tami Mayberry
Stamps: Clearsnap Jumbo Rollagraph Wheel (Floral Frenzy) with self-inking handle and Ancient Page Rollagraph Ink (Cardinal)
Greeting:Gina K Designs
Card stock: Brown, red, ivory
Brown Pearls: Want2Scrap
Ribbon: May Arts



SKETCH 245 – HOPE card
Designer Linda Beeson
Materials:
Stamp wheel courtesy of Clearsnap
Cardstock – Core’dinations
Patterned paper – Echo Park
Clearsnap stamp pads
Smooch Spritz - Clearsnap
Foam tape – 3M
Corner rounder punch – Fiskars
Kreaxions 4-in-1 punch
Self adhesive pearls – Queen & Co.
Aleene’s Paper Glaze


Designer Deb Felts
Rollagraph, Roller, and Ink - Clearsnap
Card stock:  Gina K
Pink ink:  Tim Holtz
Twine:  Jillibean
Heart punch:  SU!
Pearls:  Kaiser Craft

Thanks
Designer Latisha Yoast
Rollagraph (polka dots & blocks of nature), Roller & Ink: Courtesy of Clearsnap
Cardstock: Ginak
Stamp: Waltzingmouse Stamps
Trim: Twinery bakers twine
Tool: Scor-pal

This week's prize is sponsored by: Clearsnap. 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 20, 2011

CPS 245 Part 1



CPS 245


CPS Designer Ideas

The Most Wonderful Time
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Rollagraph, Roller, and Ink - Clearsnap
Sticker - October Afternoon
Paper - Discount Cardstock



Floral Duo
Designer - Lee Murphy

Supplies:
Rollagraph, Roller, Ink - Clearsnap
Cardstock - Gina K Designs
Ribbon - Michael's
Pearls - Want2Scrap
Stickles

Hope
Designer - Jennie Harper

Rollagraph, Roller, and Ink - Clearsnap

Cardstock: Gina K. Designs
Embossing Folder: ProvoCraft

Festive Wishes
designed by Lori Craig

Gifts Galore jumbo wheel - Clearsnap
Rich Cocoa Memento Ink - Tsukineko & Copic Markers
Jillibean Soup patterned paper
a•muse ribbon

 Celebrate
Designed by Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:

Clearsnap: Jumbo Rollgraph and ink cartridge
Other ink: Clearsnap Colorbox Premium Dye Ink (Chocolate)

Papers: DiscountCardstock.com Kraft, Basic Grey
Markers: ShinHan Touch Twin
Lace: Really Reasonable Ribbons
This week's prize is sponsored by: Clearsnap. 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 19, 2011

Prize Winners (CPS 244 & 245)

Sorry for the delay. The #244 stayed in draft mode and I have been sick and missed #245

Winner for #244 (The Stamps of Life) is:


 52Nicole


Winner for #245 (Clearsnap) is:

                                                       18.Betty Neville


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 11/20/2011

This week's prize is sponsored by Clearsnap. 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 #245 inspired card below by Saturday November 26 at 5pm CST to be entered into this week's prize drawing.


Thursday, November 17, 2011

CPS 244 Part 3



Hey
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
stamps - The {Stamps} of Life by Stephanie Barnard
ink - Stephanie Barnard Colorbox ink by Clearsnap
cardstock - Discount Cardstock
jewels - Bazzill

Thanks
Designed by Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Stamps: Thanks2Fall by The {stamps} of Life
Paper: Kraft cardstock 80#, Solar White by Neenah, Suede Brown Dark Prismatic, Posh Orange Denim by DiscountCardstock.com
Ink: Artichoke, Chocolate, Strawberry and Tangerine Stephanie Barnard ColorBox inks by ClearSnap
Other: Nestabilities by Spellbinder, Copper pearl pen by Viva Decor


Let's Stick Together
designed by Lori Craig

MoreOwls2Love - The Stamps of Life
patterned paper - Stampin' Up!
ink - ClearSnap
label dies - My Favorite Things & googly eyes


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.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

CPS 244 Part 2


 "You Rocked It!"
Designer Rae Barthel

Supplies: 
Sponsor Product: 'guitars2play' clear stamp set by The {stamps} of life
Cardstock: (black) Hobby Lobby
Patterned paper: (Dean's List, Ivy League, Magna Cum Laude, University from Oxford collection) BasicGrey
Pigment Ink: (onyx black) Tsukineko 
Sticker: (label sticker from Basics collection) BasicGrey 
Fiber: (black waxed linen thread) craft supply
Rhinestones: Hobby Lobby
Other: foam tape


Thanks a Bunch
Designer Tami Mayberry
Supplies:
Stamps: The Stamps of Life (Stamps4FancyLabel)
Dies: Sizzix Fancy Label Framelits
Ink: Clearsnap-Stephanie Barnard Line
Ribbon: May Arts


SKETCH 244 – OWL ALWAYS BE HERE FOR YOU card
Designer Linda Beeson
Materials:
Stamp set courtesy of The Stamps of LifeCardstock – Core’dinations
Patterned paper – Lime Twist/My Mind’s Eye (mini pad)
Black Versafine stamp pad and Memento stamp pads
Foam tape – 3M
Oval shape - Cricut


My Pad
Designer Deb Felts
Stamps: The Stamps of Life (froggy2love)
Inks:  Stephanie Barnard for Clearsnap, Memento, Tim Holtz distress ink
Markers:  Copic
Designer paper:  BoBunny, October Afternoon
Ribbon:  May Arts
Miscellaneous:  black brads

It's Your Birthday
Designer Latisha Yoast
Stamps courtesy of Stamps of Life
Cardstock: PTI white & spring moss
Pattern Paper: My Minds Eye
Ink: Colorbox by Stephanie Barnard

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.