Sunday, April 29, 2012

CPS 263 Part 1



Holy Carp
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Stamps - Skipping Stones Design
Cardstock - Discountcardstock.com
Ink - Clearsnap
Marker - Sharpie


Happy Birthday to You
Designer - Jennie Harper

Supplies:
Stamps - Skipping Stones Designs
Ink - Tim Holtz Distress Tea Dye and Spun Sugar
Cardstock - Gina K. Designs
Dies - Spellbinders
Bling - Want2AScrap



Wonderful Friend
Designer - Lee Murphy

Supplies:
Stamps - Skipping Stones
Cardstock, DP and Ribbon - Gina K. Designs
Rhinestones - Kaisercraft

Happy Mother's Day
Designer -Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps - Skipping Stones (Beautiful Botanicals)
Cardstock Really Reasonable Ribbons
Inks: Clearsnap Colorbox Chalk Wisteria, Colorbox Premium Dye Ink Chocolate)


This week's prize is sponsored by: Skipping Stones Design. 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, April 28, 2012

Reader Ideas Week of 4/29/2012

This week's prize is sponsored by Skipping Stones Design. 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 #263 inspired card below by Saturday May 5th at 5pm CST to be entered into this week's prize drawing.

This Week's Winner (CPS 262)

The winner of this week's prize sponsored by My Favorite Things is:

# 61 Vickie ODell

Congratulations Vickie!

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

Thursday, April 26, 2012

CPS 262 Part 3

Birthday Girl
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
stamps, scalloped dies - My Favorite Things
cardstock - Discount Cardstock
markers - Touch Twin
jewels - Close To My Heart
ink - Clearsnap

 Plane & Simple
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies:
Stamps: My Favorite Things - Pure Innocence - Plane Amazing
Ribbon: My Favorite Things - Lemondrop
Buttons: Buttons Galore & More - Girly Pack
Twine: The Twinery
Patterned Paper: My Minds Eye - Love Me Do Collection

Cardstock: Bazzil Basics Prismatics
Ink: Tsukineko Memento Dye Ink - Tuxedo Black
Colored Pencils, Gamsol, Blending Stumps




Rainy Day Blues
Designed by Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Stamps: My Umbrella - Pure Innocence by My Favorite Things
Ink: Black Soot Distress ink by Ranger
Paper: Kraft, Berry Red DoubleMate and Solar White by DiscountCardstock.com
Patterned Paper: On the Bright Side by My Mind's Eye
Other: die by Spellbinder, clear embossing powder
Copic Markers: R20, R24, R29, B95, B99, 0, Y21, Y26, E00, E02, E40, E42, E44, E47, E49, E70

I'm so Grateful for You
Designer: Kim Moreno

Supplies:
Cardstock: Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Pink Paislee
Die and stamp: My Favorite Things
Stick Pins: Maya Road (pearl), Fancy Pants (heart)
Pearls: Queen & Co.
Twill: Craft supply

This week's prize is sponsored by: My Favorite Things. 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, April 24, 2012

CPS 262 Part 2

CPS sketch 262 - SWEETEST THINGS
Designer: Linda Beeson
Stamps and Dies - Courtesy of My Favorite Things
Patterned papers - My Mind's Eye
Circle cutter - Kreaxions
Black stamp pad
Self adhesive pearls - Recollections

I Like You
Designer Latisha Yoast
Stamps: My Favorite Things
Cardstock: red & aqua
pattern paper: Lawn Fawn Bright Side
Ink: Clearsnap licorice
tools: Spellbinders Classic circle, scor-pal

designer:  Jen Buck

Image:  Katy Sue Designs/Flower Soft {Mabel Lucie Attwell paper kit}
Patterned Paper:  Cosmo Cricket
Card Stock:  Archivers
Ribbon:  American Crafts



If nothing ever changed-Designer: Vicki Garrett
Image and Dies: Inspired by Butterflies, My Favourite Things
Paper: Authentique
Ink: Chocolate-Stephanie Barnard by Colorbox
Cardstock: SU!


Thank You for Bee-ing You!
Designer Deb Felts
Stamps, die:  My Favorite Things
Card stock:  Gina K
Designer paper:  My Mind's Eye
Ink:  Memento, Ranger
Markers:  Copic
Miscellaneous:  Flower Soft wire, ultrafine citrus 

This week's prize is sponsored by: My Favorite Things. 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, April 22, 2012

CPS 262 Part 1



Wish Big
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Stamps - My Favorite Things
Cardstock - discountcardstock.com
Patterned Paper - My Mind's Eye
Ink - Clearsnap
Markers - Copic

 Music to My Ears
Designer - Jennie Harper

Supplies:
Stamps: My Favorite Things (Who's That Musical Girl and Chevron Stripes Die-namics)
Ink: Memento Paris Dusk (Tsukineko) and Copics
Cardstock: Gina K. Designs
Patterned Paper: (Every Day Moment) Theresa Collins 
Dies: Spellbinders
Bling: Want2AScrap



Thankful For You
Designer - Lee Murphy

Supplies:
Stamps - My Favorite Things
Cardstock and DP - Gina K. Designs
Pearls - Kaisercraft
Stickles - Ranger
Chase Your Dreams
designed by Lori Craig

Vertical Greetings - My Favorite Things
Simple Stories - Fabulous paper
Truffle Mix'd Media Ink - Clearsnap & clear embossing powder
Fishtail Flag STAX, Mini Doily Circles & Butterflies Die-namics - My Favorite Things
Clear Smooch Glitz - Clearsnap & paper flowers


Make Mine a Double
Designed by Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps: My Favorite Things ( Make Mine a Double)
Paper: DiscountCardstock.com
Ink: Clearsnap
Markers: Shinhan Touch Twin
Dies & Embossing: Sizzix


This week's prize is sponsored by:  MY FAVORITE THINGS.  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.

Reader Ideas Week of 4/22/2012

This week's prize is sponsored by My Favorite Things. 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 #262 inspired card below by Saturday April 28 at 5pm CST to be entered into this week's prize drawing.

This Week's Winner (CPS 261)

The winner of this week's prize sponsored by Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps is:

#40 sandee NC

Congratulations Sandee!

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

Friday, April 20, 2012

Friday Featured Fan......Heather Jensen!!!

Smiley from millan.net

This week's Fan is........................Heather Jensen!!!!!




Check out her fabulous blog................... Simply Handmade by Heather

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


Supplies:

Stamps & Cardstock - Flourishes
Matching Die - Flourishes
Oval Dies - Spellbinders
DP - MME
Ribbon - Offray


 Want to be a CPS Featured Fan? You can post your take on the challenge to the CPS Fan page on Facebook or link your card here on the CPS Blog in our Reader's Ideas section each week and you could be next!


Smiley from millan.net

Thursday, April 19, 2012

CPS 261 Part 3


Happy Birthday
Designed by Lisa Silver

Stamps: Birthday Bash Sentiments, Background Basics Text Style, and Stitches & Swirls by PaperTrey Ink
Ink: ColorBox Sea Crystal and Blackbird fluid chalk inks and Mermaid dye ink by Clearsnap
Paper: Kraft cardstock, Blu Raspberry and Berrylicious Pop-Tones from DiscountCardstock.com
Patterned Paper: Head Over Heels by Lily Bee Designs
Other: Sharp Crochet Hook, crochet thread in white, metal die by Spellbinders, piercing tool

Peas & Carrots
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
stamps - Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps
cardstock - Discount Cardstock
jewels - Bazzill
twine - Divine Twine
markers - Shinhan Touchtwin


 Hoot
Designed by Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:
Stamps : Sweet n' Sassy Stamps (Owl Be There)
Papers: DiscountCardstock.com (Neenah Solar White 80#,  Antique Gold Parchment 65#, Pop- Tones Sno Cone 100#)
Patterned papers: Basic Grey
 Ink: Clearsnap
Embossing: 656225 Sizzix Texture Boutique Embossing Machine(656645 Burlap & Swirls Texture Fades)

Friends Forever
Designed by Latisha Yoast
Supplies:
Stamps: Sweet n' Sassy Stamps
Papers: Bazzill grey, Pebbles pattern paper, ginak white
Ink: Clearsnap
Sticker: Cosmo Cricket
misc: Stickles

This week's prize is sponsored by: SWEET N SASSY 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.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

CPS 261 Part 2



CPS 261 - Silhouette Pair card
Designer Linda Beeson
Materials:
Stamps courtesy of Sweet n' Sassy
Cardstock
Patterned paper - Echo Park and Recollections
Spellbinders Nestabilities Oval shape
Black stamp pad
Brown Distress stamp pad
Spray mist


Because of You-Designer Vicki Garrett
Stamps-Sweet & Sassy
Paper-Bo Bunny
Markers-Touch Twin by Shinhan Arts
Glitter-Doodlebug Designs
Brads-Memory Makers


Soft and Shimmery
Designer Deb Felts
Digital stamp:  Sweet 'n Sassy
Ink:  Tim Holtz distress ink
Markers:  Copic
Smooch Spritz: Clearsnap
Card stock:  Gina K
Die:  Spellbinders
Designer paper:  My Mind's Eye
Ribbon:  May Arts
Pearl:  Zva

This week's prize is sponsored by: Sweet 'n Sassy 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, April 15, 2012

CPS 261 Part 1





Happy Birthday
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Cardstock - Discountcardstock.com
Patterned Paper - My Mind's Eye
Stamps - Purple Onion Designs
Ink - Clearsnap
Markers - Copic
Journaling Card - October Afternoon
Twine - May Arts


BlessingDesigner - Jennie Harper

Stamps - Together Silhouettes (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps)
Ink - Clearsnap/Stampin' Up!
Cardstock - Gina K. Designs
Patterned Paper - (Spring Fling) Theresa Collins
Dies - Spellbinders and The Cat's Pajamas
Bling - Want2AScrap



Butterfly Thanks
Designer - Lee Murphy

Supplies:
Stamps - Butterfly Flourish (Sweet & Sassy Stamps)
Cardstock - Gina K. Designs
Ink - Memento
Pearls - Kaisercraft

You Are Such a Joy
designed by Lori Craig

Coneflowers & Butterfly - Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps
Copic Marker (YR31, R35, YG63, YG67, BG000, E31, R20)
X-Press It Blending Card & My Mind's Eye
Oval STAX & Open Oval Doily Dienamics - MFT Stamps
Seam Binding (colored with R35)

This week's prize is sponsored by: Sweet 'n Sassy 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, April 14, 2012

Reader Ideas week of (4/15/2012)

This week's prize is sponsored by Sweet 'n Sassy 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 #261 inspired card below by Saturday April 21 at 5pm CST to be entered into this week's prize drawing.



This Week's Winner (CPS 260)

The winner of this week's prize sponsored by Sharp Crochet Hook is:

#24 Linda Suarez

Congratulations Linda!

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

Thursday, April 12, 2012

CPS 260 Part 3


Birthday Wishes
Designed by Lisa Silver

Supplies:
Tools: Sharp Crochet Hook and Crochet Edging Handbook
Paper: Kraft cardstock, Blu Raspberry and Berrylicious Pop-Tone by DiscountCardstock.com
Stamps: Head Over Heels by Lily Bee Designs
Ink: ColorBox Popcorn white chalk ink by Clearsnap
Other: lace by Really Reasonable Ribbon, Whimsy embossing folder by Quickutz, pearls by Recollections, crochet thread in white, sentiment rub-on by EAD Designs

I Love Rock n' Roll
Designer Laura Williams

Supplies:
cardstock - Discount Cardstock
stamps - Sweet Stamp Shop
markers - Shinhan Touchtwin
jewels - Want 2 Scrap
ink - Clearsnap

 Just A Note
Designer: Keri Lee Sereika
Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper - My Minds Eye
Stamps: The Stamps of Life - Mum2Stamp, Type4Backgrounds
Ink: Clearsnap Fluid Chalk Ink - Rouge, Black Bird, Gray Whale
Buttons & ribbon: Buttons Galore & More - Retro Pink Pack

Hello
Designer: Kim Moreno

Supplies:
Cardstock: Colorbok
Patterned Paper:
Tool: Sharp Crochet Hook
Twine: The Twinery
Flowers: Zva Creative
Stick Pins: Jillibean Soup
Stamp: Hero Arts
Punch: Martha Stewart
Ink: Clearsnap (chestnut room)
Doily: Craft store

This week's prize is sponsored by: SHARP CROCHET HOOK. 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, April 11, 2012

Sponsor Spotlight - Sharp Crochet Hook

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Jessica, from Sharp Crochet Hook is offering up a crochet hook and handbook to a lucky 
cardmaker this week! 
Big thanks to Sharp Crochet Hook for sponsoring this week's sketch!

 And now, an adorable card created by Jessica, at Sharp Crochet Hook.


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, April 10, 2012

CPS 260 Part 2

CPS 260 - Believe in the Magic card
 Designer: Linda Beeson
Materials:
Tools: Sharp Crochet Hook and Crochet Edging Handbook
Patterned papers - Teresa Collins (mini pad)
Stamps - Wplus9 Designs
Stamp pads - Clearsnap/ColorBox
Envelope die cut - Cricut
Rub-on sentiment - EAD Designs/Paper Smooches
Self adhesive pearls - Queen & Co.
Designer:  Jen Buck

Supplies:
Stamp:  Sweet 'N Sassy
Patterned Paper:  Simple Stories
Ribbon:  American Crafts
Button & Card Stock:  PTI
Ink:  Color Box


Ribbons and Roses
Designer Deb Felts
Tools: Sharp Crochet Hook and Crochet Edging Handbook
Yarn:  Omega
Card stock:  Gina K
Designer paper:  Authentique
Ink:  Tim Holtz distress ink
Ribbon:  American Crafts
Button:  Crate Paper
Rhinestone flourish:  Zva

On my Mind
Designer Latisha Yoast
Tools: Sharp Crochet Hook
Trim: Yarn
Cardstock: kraft, white, orange
Stamps: Mint Motif
Ink: black, pink

This week's prize is sponsored by: Sharp Crochet Hook. 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, April 8, 2012

CPS 260 Part 1



Postcard
Designer - Jennie Harper

Materials:
Stamps: Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps (Vintage Postcard set)
Ink: Clearnsap (chalk inks)
Cardstock: Gina K. Designs (Kraft and Ivory)
Patterned Paper: My Minds Eye (On the Bright Side - Two)
Dies: MFT Die-namics (scallop)
Twine: The Twinery




Happy Birthday
Designer: Angie Hagist

Supplies:
Cardstock - Discountcardstock.com
Patterned Papers - Cosmo Cricket, various scrap papers
Stamps - Paper Smooches, Lawn Fawn
Ink - Clearsnap
Twine - May Arts

Imagination
Designed by Lori Craig

Inspired by Up, Up and Away - MFT Stamps
Miss Caroline papers - My Mind's Eye
Up, Up and Away Die-namics - MFT Stamps
crochet trim, thread and button


Designed by Jeanne Streiff

Supplies:

Crochet hook from Sharp Crochet Hook
Stamps & Die cuts: 657580 Sizzix Framelit Stamp/Die set Doodle Flowers
Papers: DiscountCardstock.com (Neenah Solar White 80#, Kraft 80#, Antique Gold Parchment)
Ink: Colorbox Premium Dye Ink (Chocolate, Licorice, )
Ribbon: Really Reasonable Ribbon



Holiday Pinwheel
Designer - Lee Murphy

Supplies:
Stamps - There She Goes
Cardstock - Gina K. Designs
DP - Basic Grey
Pearls - Kaisercraft

This week's prize is sponsored by: Sharp Crochet Hook. 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.