Archives for September 2015

Nevermore Treat Bag

I am so excited as my favorite time of year is almost here!! I so love Halloween and the fall.  It is always a busy crafting time for me as September is my son’s birthday, School has started and we are getting settled into new routines.  I will be posting more about the birthday creations soon.  Today I wanted to share with you a fun Halloween creation.

Nevermore ~ Halloween Bag Tag ~ Steampunk Scoundrels ~ CatScrapbooking.com

Check out this cool treat bag using Designer Creations Slate Paper Bags Z2036.  I dressed up these cool bags by just adding a tag and attaching it using a close pin which had been covered with our Black Shimmer Trim.

Here is the full list of supplies used:

Happy Crafting!

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Stampers with an Attitude Blog Hop ~ Nevermore

Welcome to the Stampers with an Attitude Blog Hop!!  The Stampers with an Attitude is the team lead by Kimberly Moss.  This month the Stampers with an Attitude are going to be showcasing art work with the newly released Nevermore paper pack. If you are a Halloween fan then you will love this paper pack!!!

If you are just starting here or hopping here from SHEILA BENNETT’S Blog  then you are in the right spot.  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating consultant at the end of my blog.

Nevermore ~ Halloween Layout ~ Little Monsters ~ CatScrapbooking.comFor this layout I used the new Eggplant cardstock for the base pages as I love this purple!!!  I used both the Nevermore Complements and Assortments with this layout. I had fun playing around with the fun new stamp set Little Monsters C1630.  I also played with the new watercolors to color my Little Monsters.  I used pigment ink then added clear embossing powder before water-coloring them.  Here is a close up of the little Frankenstein.

Little Monsters detail ~ CatScrapbooking.comHere is the layout with my photos added.Nevermore ~ Halloween Layout with flip flaps ~ Little Monsters ~ CatScrapbooking.comI added flip flaps to the bottom two 3 x 3 photos.  I attached the pumpkins to the flip flap to be a handles to flip.

Nevermore ~ halloween Layout open flip flaps ~ Little Monsters ~ CatScrapbooking.comI used my Cricut Explore to cut the triangles at the bottom.  I simply unlocked the triangle shape and set the dimensions to .88″ wide & 1″ height for the larger shadow and .68″ wide & .78″ height to match the triangles wish come in the Complements. Here is the full list of supplies I used to crate the layout:

Now it is time to hop on over to the AGGIE PETERS ’ Blog and see what wonderful creation she has for you.  Here is the full list of participants:

Happy Crafting!

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ABC’s Blog Hop ~ S

Welcome to the Everything ABC’s Blog Hop!ABC's Blog Hop

For this hop we will be featuring the letter “S”.  This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment.  Whatever the crafter has chosen as their “S” element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from LAUREN MOORE’S Blog then you are in the right place.   The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Linda’s blog HERE.

For my “S” element I chose SWIMMING, SWIM lessons, SWIM like a fish and SCRAPBOOK layout.  I introduced my SON to SWIM lessons in 2013.  We took a parent/child lesson, which was fun and a great introduction to the water.

ABC's S ~ Zoe ~ Whimsy Fundamentals ~ Watercolors ~ CatScrapbooking.comI love combining paper packs so I decided to mix Zoe with the Whimsy Fundamental Paper Pack ~ Crystal Blue.  I am so pleased the way these papers blend together.  I am also SO in love with these new watercolor paints. Here is a close up of incorporating the watercolors into a layout. I love the fact you can change a papers color with just a brush STROKE ~ This was simple White Daisy cut title and then I added a little blue watercolor and presto a cool new look.

Here is a list of all the products used to create this layout:

Now it is time to hop on over to DARLYS RECKER’S Blog and see what she has created for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #159 ~ Sangria

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #159 we are featuring EGGPLANT, POMEGRANATE, POPPY, CHAMPAGNE, COCOA & DESERT SAND all of which are featured in the Sangria paper pack.

11834700_1640520666234725_7222179476725803867_oHere is a fun card featuring Sangria and this months stamp of the month ~ Paper Garden S1509.

Color Dare #159 ~ Sangria #ctmhsangria ~ Paper Garden~ catscrapbooking.comHere is the full list of supplies used to complete this card:

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #159.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday September 17, 2015 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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4 Double page Layout Zoe Workshop

Do you LOVE Zoe paper pack?? How would you like to complete FOUR yes four full double page layouts with an crazy amount of photos?  Well then you want to check out this workshop.  Susan Williams designed this fantastic workshop which she is sharing with all of her fellow consultants. In turn we can share it with you if you purchase the supplies to complete this layout.  Lets take a look then I will give you more information on how to get yours.

Susan Williams 4 page layoutsHere is Susan Williams extraordinary layouts and what you cant really see is on the first three there are folding photo galleries which give you the ability to add even more photos to you layout and add some interaction with your layouts.

I wanted to show you what my layouts looked like once they were completed.  I did make a couple of changes to meat my needs, this is what is great as you can always tailor any layout to meet your needs. Here is my version of layout number one.

Zoe Layout 1 Cat's Version full ~ Susan Williams Workshop ~ catscrapbooking.comI still need to add my title to the right side. If you want to see what the folding gallery, which is on the right page tied with the twine, looks like for this layout click HERE.

Here is layout number two:

Zoe Layout 2 Cat's Version full ~ Susan Williams Workshop ~ Catscrapbooking.comThis layout also has a folding gallery on the right tied with the twine and you can check out the detail HERE.

Here is layout number three:

Zoe Layout 3 Cat's version ~ Susan Williams Workshop ~ catscrapbooking.comThere are two folding galleries on the left page which are tied with a bow. You can see what it looks like expanded HERE.

This is the last layout of this workshop.Zoe Layout 4 Cat's Version ~ Susan Williams Workshop ~ catscrapbooking.comThis layout does not have any folding galleries, but it is just as awesome.

SO DO YOU WANT THIS WORKSHOP??  Here is the list of supplies you will need and when you place an order on my website for these items I will email you the COMPLETE Workshop Guide which includes color photos of the layouts and folding galleries, cutting guides and tips.

  • Zoe Paper Pack X7197B
  • Zoe Complements X7197C
  • Glacier Extra Thick Twine Z3039
  • Enamel & Glitter Duos Green Triangles Z3123
  • (10) Kraft Cardstock Z1375
  • (3) White Daisy
  • Alphabet Stamp Set of you choosing for the titles

Please email me if you have any questions about this workshop.

Happy Crafting!

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Zoe Layout Page Kit

Do you love page kits where everything is cut for you?? All you have to do is assemble and add you own photos.  If this sounds like you then I have a great page kit using the awesome Zoe paper pack.  Here is what the layout looks like.

Zoe Workshop ~ Artistry ~ CatScrapbooking.comThis layout accommodates 6 photos ~ (2) 4×6″ (2) 4×3″ (1) 4×4″ and (1) 3×3″.  I will send directions on how to crate the angles along with a color photo.  Kit will come with everything here, please note the white photo cards are only markers for the photos. The cost of this kit is $10 plus shipping.  Please email me at catscrapbooking@gmail.com if you are interested.

Here is what mine looks like ~ I did add a couple of elements to my kit.  But it will give you an idea about what types of photos you may use or even how you can mix it up if you wish.

Zoe Workshop with photos ~ Artistry ~ catscrapbooking.com

Happy Crafting!

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Hello Life ~ National Stamping Month

Welcome to Hello, Life! Blog hop which is celebrating National Stamping Month.

HelloLifeToday you will be hopping with the same talented consultants who bring you the Stamp of the Month blog hop.  We are featuring artwork which showcases the three exclusive Hello, Life! stamp sets ~ Cardmaking, Scrapbooking and Pocket Scrapbooking.

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If you are just arriving her from MICHELLE LONCAR’S Blog, or just starting at my blog then you are on the right track ~ Welcome!  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Melinda’s blog HERE.   For this hop we have 39 consultants participating so you are going to see some fabulous artwork.

I decided to focus on the Scrapbooking stamp set and design a layout.

Zoe, Georgie, Fundamentals ~ Artistry ~ Hello, Life! ~ Catscarpbooking.comI combined a couple of paper packs to create this layout ~ Zoe, Georgie and Whimsy Fundamental Paper Packs.

Zoe, Georgie, Fundamentals ~ Hello, Life! ~ Artistry ~ catscrapbooking.comHere is the full list supplies used to complete this layout:

Your next stop on the hop is  DARLYS RECKER’S Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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Holiday Expression Idea Book

So if you have been following me for a while then you know we are entering into my favorite time of the year!!! I just love fall, Halloween and Christmas so what would be better than an Idea Book which is all about Halloween, Fall and Christmas!!!! Check out this awesome Idea Book ~

15-he-christmas-tree-shelvesHERE is the link to view the idea book on line.

I love the Nevermore Paper Pack and I wanted to share a card I created using this new paper pack.

Nevermore ~ #ctmhnevermore ~ Artistry ~ catscrapbooking.com For this card I used Artistry to cut the moon and the bats they are from page 43.

Here is the full list of products used:

Happy Crafting!

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National Stamping Month Special

Have you checked out all the new product that was just released on Tuesday??  Isn’t it AWESOME!!!! Will if that was not enough how about some exclusive stamps sets to celebrate this National Stamping Month??? Check out these awesome stamp sets:

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Here is the scoop ~ Only during the month of September, these exclusive C-sized My Acrylix Hello, Life! stamp sets can be purchased for $13.95 USD each! Or, for an even better deal, you can purchase all three for only $34.95 USD for a savings of $6.90 USD!

I had fun playing with the Cardmaking set which is featured on the left. Here are a couple of cards I designed using the new watercolor paints.

Hello Life - Cardmaking ~ watercolors ~ catscrapbooking.com Hello Life Cardmaking ~ Watercorlor ~ Catscrapbooking.comIn order to create these cards I first stamped using Versamark stamp pad then used white embossing powder.  Then using the new watercolors I just played around with them and what is wonderful is the paint will not stick to the embossed areas.

Here is the full list of supplies used:

Happy Crafting!

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September Stamp of the Month ~Paper Garden

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!!  This month we are featuring September’s stamp of the month ~Paper Garden (S1509) a set of 10.

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If you are coming here from  CHRIS ROBERTSON’s Blog, then you are in the right spot ~ Welcome!  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Melinda’s blog HERE. This month we have approximately 39 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.

11707989_10207393099531945_1646831179381493893_oI love all the flowers on this stamp set.  So what came to mind was to make my own pattern paper with these fabulous flowers.  I chose some soft colors Glacier, Sweet Leaf and Champange paired with Zoe.

Paper Garden ~ SOTM ~ Zoe ~ catscrapbooking.comI added the sentiment on the inside of the card along with a little bit of detail.

Paper Gardens ~ SOTM ~ Zoe ~ catscrapbooking.com

Here is the full list of supplies used to create this card:

Your next stop is along this hop is DARLYS RECKER’S Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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