Saturday, December 31, 2011

Reader Ideas - Week of 1/1/2012

This week's prize is sponsored by Clear Dollar 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 #249 inspired card below by Saturday January 7 at 5pm CST to be entered into this week's prize drawing.


Sunday, December 18, 2011

Merry Christmas from CPS!!

Smiley from millan.net

With this busy time of year the CPS Designers will be taking a two week vacation to celebrate with family and friends 
We will return to our regular schedule on Sunday January 1st with more sketches, ideas, sponsors and prizes!

Smiley from millan.net


Hope to see you then!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!
from CPS

Smiley from millan.net

Saturday, December 17, 2011

This Week's Winner (CPS 248)

The winner of this week's sketch sponsored by Flower Soft is:

3.Traci R

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

Thursday, December 15, 2011

CPS 248 Part 3

Let's Celebrate
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
Flower Soft - Poppy Red
cardstock - Discount Cardstock (Posh Wagon Red Dungaree, Posh White Linen)
stamps - My Favorite Things
pencils - Prismacolor
jewels - BoBunny


Merry Christmas
Designed by Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Embellishments: Ruby UltraFine FlowerSoft
Stamps: Wreath for All Seasons by PaperTrey Ink
Ink: Artichoke and Chocolate Stephanie Barnard ColorBox dye inks by Clearsnap, Honey Mix'd Media inx by Clearsnap
Paper: Natural White by Neenah
Patterned Paper: Season's Greetings by Echo Park
Other: Corner rounder by We R Memory Keepers, banner die by PTI

Sparkle Christmas
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika

Supplies:
Flower Soft Diamond Range : Ruby & Gold
Patterned Paper: My Minds Eye
Stamps: Inkadinkado
Ink: Tsukineko Memento Bamboo Leaves
Flower & Leaves: Memory Makers

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.
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, December 13, 2011

CPS 248 Part 2


Designer Jen Buck

Stamps: Unity Stamp Co.
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup
Die: MFT
Ribbon: PTI
Button
Twine

"Very Merry"
Designer Rae Barthel

Sponsor Product: Flower Soft Ultra Fine White, Ruby Diamond Range by Flower Soft
Cardstock: (white) Hobby Lobby
Patterned Paper: (Half Pipe, Powder from Nordic Holiday collection) BasicGrey
Accents: (journaling tag from Nordic Holiday collection) BasicGrey; (silk poinsettia flower) Dollar Tree
Die: (Shapeabilities Fancy Tags) Spellbinders
Tool: (Cuttlebug) Provo Craft
Other: foam tape
Warm Winter Wishes
Designer Tami Mayberry
Flower Soft-Ultrafine White
Stamps: My Favorite Things (Pure Innocence Holiday Hugs Snowman)
Dies: My Favorite Things Wonky Scallop border, Fisrt Place Award Ribbon)
Markers Shinhan Touch Twin (PB73,P83,CG1,CG4,CG5,0)
Ribbon: May Arts
Scor-Tape sheets


SKETCH 248 – LOVING CHRISTMAS WISHES card
Designer Linda Beeson
Materials:
Ultra Fine Flower Soft courtesy of Flower Soft – Ocean, Pine and Sage
Cardstock – Core’dinations
Clip Art – Free/The Graphics Fairy
Sizzix embossing folder
Snowflake punches – Martha Stewart
Distress Stamp pad – Ranger
Glossy Accents – Ranger
Chunky glitter – Impress Rubber Stamps


Christmas Friends
Designer Deb Felts
Stamp set, Polar White Flower Soft: Flower Soft
Designer paper: October Afternoon
Ink: Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black
Markers: Copic
Punches: Martha Stewart
Miscellaneous: buttons, silver cording

Hello
Designer Latisha Yoast
Flower Soft: Diamond Range Silver Flower Soft
Stamps: Lawn Fawn
Markers: Copic
Cardstock: kraft and pink
Misc: black pearls
Tools: corner rounder

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.
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, December 11, 2011

CPS 248 part 1


CPS 248

CPS Designer Ideas


Fleas Navidad
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Ultra Fine White - Flowersoft
Cardstock - Neenah
Stamps - Paper Smooches
Ink - Clearsnap
Markers - Touch Twin

May Your Holidays Sparkle
designed by Lori Craig

Winter Wonderland stamps - Taylored Expressions
Holly Jolly paper - Echo Park
red ink - Stephanie Barnard collection - Clearsnap
snowflake dies - Taylored Expressions
Ultra Fine White - FlowerSoft


Me And My Pup
Designer - Lee Murphy

Supplies:
Stamp and Polar White - Flower Soft
Ink - Memento, Copics
Cardstock - Gina K Designs
Paper - Kaisercraft
Raffia, Clip, Snowflakes

Merry Christmas
Designer - Jennie Harper

Stamps: Layers of Color
Flower Soft ~ Ruby
Ink: Tsukineko
Cardstock: Gina K. Designs
Dies: Spellbinders


Thanks So Much
Designed by Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: Outlines Rubber Stamps (C-659 Striped Petals Small)
Papers: DiscountCardstock.com, Kaisercraft
Flower Soft  (Silver, Flower Soft Glue)
Inks: Clearsnap
Silver Viva DecorPearl Pen

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.
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, December 10, 2011

This Week's Winner (CPS 247)

The winner of this week's sketch sponsored by  Lawn Fawn is:
             








   

13.Regan


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 12/11/2011

This week's prize is sponsored by Flower Soft.  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 #248 inspired card below by Saturday December 17 at 5pm CST to be entered into this week's prize drawing.


Thursday, December 8, 2011

CPS 247 Part 3

Santa's List
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
patterned paper, Wild Card - October Afternoon
cardstock - Discount Cardstock
pinwheel die - The Cat's Pajamas
twine - Wessel Coffee
brad - Close To My Heart

 Season's Greetings
Designed by Lisa Silver
Supplies:
Stamps: Swanky Snowdudes by Paper Smooches
Ink: Black Soot Distress ink by Ranger
Paper: Posh Bright Blue Dungaree, Silver Ore Linen Metallic cardstock, Solar White by Neenah, and Azalea Metallic cardstock by DiscountCardstock.com
Other: Nestabilities by Spellbinder, banner die by PTI, Clear embossing powder by Ranger
Copics: RV23, RV25, 0, E35, YR18, B00, B04



Special Young Man
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika

Supplies:
Stamps: Layers Of Color - Sweet Silhouettes
Ink: Tsukineko - Memento Tuxedo Black
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye - Ooh La La For Her
Cardstock: Bazzill
Dies: Spellbinders - Labels Ten
Embellishments: Velvet Ribbon, Glitter & Light Green Rhinestones


Santa's Helper
designed by Lori Craig

Supplies:
Santa's Helper stamp - Verve Stamps
XPress It Blending Card & Holly Jolly paper - Echo Park
Holly Jolly decorating elements - Echo Park
Copic Marker & Divine Twine

I Love You
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink
Paper/Flowers: Webster's Pages
Stamps: Lawn Fawn
Ink: Clearsnap
Lace: May Arts
Pearls: Kaiser Craft
Corner Rounder: Creative Memories
Sandpaper

Good Tidings to You
Designer: Kim Moreno

Materials:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Crate Paper
Sticker: Crate Paper
Chipboard: Crate Paper
Jewels: MME
Ribbon: Pebbles Inc.
Embossing folder and machine: Cuttlebug
Ink: Clearsnap

This week's prize is sponsored by: Lawn Fawn. 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, December 6, 2011

CPS 247 Part 2


Designer Jennifer Buck

Sponsor Product: "Sew Lovely" clear stamp set by Lawn Fawn
Patterned Paper: Crate Paper
Spellbinders die
Button: Crate Paper
Ribbon: American Crafts
Thread: Martha Stewart
Copic Markers


"Sending Smiles"
Designer Rae Barthel

Sponsor Product: 'hello friend' clear stamp set by Lawn Fawn
Cardstock: (white) Hobby Lobby
Patterned Paper: (Carving, Half Pipe, Powder, Slalom from Nordic Holiday collection) BasicGrey
Accents: (hearts, border stickers from Nordic Holiday collection) BasicGrey
Ink: (Artichoke, Strawberry ColorBox by Stephanie Barnard) Clearsnap

Welcome Baby
Designer Tami Mayberry
Stamps: Lawn Fawn (Plus One)
Markers: Shinhan Touch Twin (BR102,GY175,0)
Patterned Papers: Fancy Pants Designs
Gems: Bo Bunny



SKETCH 247 – MY COOLEST FRIEND card
Designer Linda Beeson
Materials:
Cardstock – Core’dinations
x-Press Copic paper
Digital Patterned paper and Element – All I Want for Christmas/Echo Park Paper Co.
Sentiment stamp – Paper SmoochesBlack Versafine stamp pad
Clear embossing powder – Stampendous
Banner – Spellbinder Nestabilities
Tulip 3-D Fashion Paint


Scheduled R & R!
Designer Deb Felts
Stamp set:  Lawn Fawn
(computer-generated sentiment)
Card stock:  Gina K
Designer Paper:  October Afternoon 
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz tea-dye distress ink
 Markers:  Copic
Dies:  Spellbinders' fancy tags 2, Nestabilities classic circles
Rhinestone:  Kaiser Craft
Miscellaneous:  Ultrafine White Flower Soft. black cording

Hello
Designer Latisha Yoast
Stamps: Lawn Fawn
Ink: Clearsnap
Ribbon: May Arts
Die: Spellbinders
Markers: Copic

This week's prize is sponsored by: Lawn Fawn. 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, December 4, 2011

CPS 247 part 1


CPS 247

CPS Designer Ideas


Kick Some Grass
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Cardstock- Discount Cardstock
Patterned Paper - My Mind's Eye
Stamps - The Cats Pajamas
Markers - Touch Twin
Twine - May Arts



I Pine For You
Designer - Lee Murphy

Supplies:
Stamps - Lawn Fawn
Cardstock - Gina K Designs
Paper - Bo Bunny
Rhinestones - Wild Orchid Crafts
Trim, Clip

 Happy Birthday
Designer - Jennie Harper

Stamps: Clearsnap Rollograph and Layers of Color
Ink: Clearsnap
Cardstock: Gina K. Designs
Dies: Spellbinders


Birthday Tag Card
Designed by Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: Outlines Rubber Stamps (E-1039 Round Posy Med, E-780 Happiest of Birthdays Sq. Lg., E-554 Vine Strip)
Papers: DiscountCardstock.com (Neenah Classic Crest 110#, Frosted Orange 70#)
Twinery Twine: (Mandarin Orange Twine)
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black
Other: Light Blue Paper Soft, Smooch: Lettuce, Sweet Melon ,Snickerdoodle, Holo Iridescent Glitter Liner, paint brush


This week's prize is sponsored by: Lawn Fawn. 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, December 3, 2011

This Week's Winner (CPS 246)

The winner of this week's sketch sponsored by Stamping Bella  is:



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 12/4/2011

This week's prize is sponsored by Lawn Fawn. 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 #247 inspired card below by Saturday December 10 at 5pm CST to be entered into this week's prize drawing.


Friday, December 2, 2011

Friday Featured Fan.............Charissa Laarman!!!!

This is our last Featured Fan for this year...........in January we'll be changing things up a bit so stay tuned and please play along so we can feature YOU!!!

Smiley from millan.net

Our Featured Fan is..........Charissa Laarman!!!!  She's known as SnippetsByDesign on Splitcoast.  Check out her gallery here:  SCS Gallery


Here is her elegant take on the sketch:



Supplies:
SU cardstock and dp
SU stamp - Lovely As A Tree
Modern Label Punch, Rhinestones, Polka Dots EF




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, December 1, 2011

CPS 246 Part 3

A Reel Expert
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
stamps - Stamping Bella
cardstock - Discount Cardstock
ink - Clearsnap (Stephanie Barnard Colorbox)
patterned paper - Girls Paperie
colored pencils - Prismacolor
white pen - Close To My Heart


Love Ya
Designed by Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Stamps: Love Ya by Mo Manning from Stamping Bella
Ink: Rich Cocoa Memento ink by Tsukineko
Paper: Posh Bright Blue Dungaree, Dotted Swiss Bazzill Basics and Solar White Neenah from DiscountCardstock.com
Patterned Paper: Country Drive by Echo Park
Other: Punch by EK Success
Copic Markers: E70, E74, E00, E02, E40, E42, E44, E21, E23, E25, R20, 0, RV23, RV25, RV02, B00, B02, B04, B06

Love Montage
Designer: Lea Lawson

Supplies:
Cardstock/Papertrey Ink: Papertrey Ink
Paper: My Mind's Eye
Stamps: WPlus9 & Glitz Design
Ink: Clearsnap
Distress Ink/Blending Tool: Tim Holtz
Seam Binding: The Cat's Pajamas
Lace: vintage craft supply
Twine: May Arts
Flowers: Recollections
Jewel: Doodlebug Designs
Glitter: DecoArt
Steel Dies: My Favorite Things, WPlus9 & Papertrey Ink
Diecut Machine: Cuttlebug by Provo Craft


Lovely Lemons
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies
Stamps: Stamping Bella - LuLu's Set of Fruits (set of four)
Ink: Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black
Patterned Papers: My Mind's Eye - Ooh La La For Her
Cardstock: Bazzill
Twine: The Twinery - Honeydew
Flower: Prima
Embellishments: seam binding, button

Enjoy
Designer: Kim Moreno

Materials:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Crate Paper
Stamps: Stamping Bella (Framed Florals by Paula)Border Punch: Martha Stewart
Scalloped circle punch: Marvy Uchida
Markers: Copic
Ribbon: Offray
Tag: Making Memories
Ink: Storage Unit Inks
Button: Papertrey Ink

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.