Archives for February 2016

Everything ABC’s ~ Letter D

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

ABC's Blog BadgeThis week we will be featuring the letter “D”.  This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment.  Whatever the crafter has chosen as their “D” element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from JENIFER BENNER’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 at the bottom of this post.

For my “D” element I DESIGNED a layout of my son ringing the DOOR bell ~ DING DONG.  This is still one of his favorite things to do.

Ding Dong ~ Urban Layout ~ 4 photo layout ~ CatScrapbooking.comI love the Urban paper as it is perfect for outdoor and boy layouts.

Ding Dong Detail ~ Urban Layout ~ 4 photo layout ~ CatScrapbooking.com

For this layout I used:

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

Here is the full list of participants in case you get lost.

Happy Crafting!

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Will you be my Valentine???

I made some simple valentine’s for my son’s class. I found on Pinterest a printable Lego Starwars figure and you insert a glow bracelet. Here is the PIN.  My son loved them but then said he wanted to give valentines to some of his friends in the neighborhood.  So I picked up some Dove chocolate hearts and made these adorable arrows.  I cannot take credit for them as one of my fellow consultants Keeley Kirwan made them and posted on Facebook.  They have been on my mind so now I had an excuse to make them.

Dove Valentines Arrows ~ Charming Cheverons ~ CatScrapbooking.comHere is a close up of the two;

Valentine Dove Arrows ~ Charming Cheverons ~ CatScrapbooking.comFor the Girl version I used Pixie, Smoothie, Hollyhock and Ruby.  For the Boy version I used Crystal Blue, Sapphire and Cranberry (the lighter red is second generation Cranberry).  I used the Charming Chevrons A1150 and Holiday Tags D1560 stamp sets. Along with Silver Foil Tape Z3031.

Happy Crafting!

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Balloon Animals ~ Bunny

Have you seen the adorable Stamp of the Month for February??? As you know every month Close to My Heart offers one stamp set which is only available that month and can be purchased for $5 with any qualifying $50 order.   And this months is do cute!!!!12357011_10208347768278067_8488060602575456311_o Here is a cute bunny card.

Balloon Animals ~ bunny ~ hip hip hooray ~ CatScrapbooking.comHere is the list of supplies used to make this card:

Happy Crafting!

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Want to see another Valentine????

I soooo love the fox which is part of the Spring Critters stamp an thin cut sets.  I decided to use it for a valentine using La Vie En Rose.  Here is how it turned out.

La Vie En Rose ~ Valentine ~ Spring Critter Fox ~ CatScrapbooking.comSupplies used for this card:

Happy Crafting!

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February Card Workshop

Every month I am holding a card workshop where you will come complete four cards.  I thought I would share this months cards.

Charlotte ~ Woodland Romance ~ Love card ~ CatScrapbooking.comThis card is designed using the fun Charlotte paper pack.

Penelope ~ Easter Card ~ Spring Critters ~ CatScrapbooking.comA fun Easter card with Penelope paper pack and Spring Critters bunny.

Birthday Wishes ~ Shower Flowers ~ CatScrapbooking.comA fun colorful birthday card using Shower Flowers.

Charlotte ~ Herringbone panel ~ Thank you ~ CatScrapbooking.comThis card I designed for the Featured CTMH Blog hop so you may have seen this already, but it is made with the Charlotte paper pack.

If you are interested in my card workshop this month please email me at catscrapbooking@gmail.com.

Happy Crafting!

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My Layout Challenge #5

Are you ready to see another layout??  I have not been as on top of getting layouts done this past two weeks as I was finishing up some Studio J photos.  I am so bummed that Studio J will be going away the end of April or when the current supply of photo paper are depleted.  I use Studio J to print my photos for scrapbooking.  So I will have a large pile of photos to scrapbook!! So I should be able to maintain my goal.  Speaking of here is my layout number #5

Fundamentals Enchantment ~ Cat Tales ~  4 photo layout ~ CatScrapbooking.comI thought the big ball of yarn was sort of humorous since we were at a large cat zoo.

Here is the list of supplies used:

Happy Crafting!

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Share the Love Blog Hop

Welcome to the Share the Love Blog Hop!

12642710_10153360857702686_7523056129671873128_nToday 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 exclusive Share the Love stamp set CC1060.  This stamp set is special in so many ways, not only is it adorable but $7 of every stamp set sold goes to Operation Smile.

If you are just arriving her from JEANIE BURCH’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 26 consultants participating so you are going to see some fabulous artwork.

Share the LoveI love the camera so that became the source of my inspiration.

Film Strip Card ~ Share the Love ~ You make me Smile ~ CatScrapbooking.comHere is the inside of the card.

Film Strip Card ~ Share the Love inside ~ You make me Smile ~ CatScrapbooking.comTo make the card base I used the Film Label from Artistry #M41706E  I took two of them and welded them together then added a score line.  I then used the layer and made it a tad smaller so the card base would show around the edges.  I then made a duplicate and hid the contour lines of the small rectangles on the inside one.  Since this is the Share the Love blog hop, I am going to share with you my design for the card base just click HERE.  I used the Rock-n-roll technique to ink the center camera on White Daisy cardstock.  I first inked in Slate then rolled in Black ink.

Here is the full list of supplies used:

Now it is time to move onto your next stop on the hop, which is  MELISSA ROBINSON’S Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #179 ~ Charlotte

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #179 we are featuring  WHITE DAISY, BLACK, SORBET, WHISPER, SLATE & CHAMPAGNE.Color Dare #179I decided to use the PML cards which come with the Charlotte paper pack to design a card.

Charlotte ~ Love PML Card ~ Fundamental Assortment ~ CatScrapbooking.comThis card was super easy to but together.

Supplies used to create 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 #179 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday February 11, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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CTMH Featured Product Hop ~ Gold & Silver Sequins

Hello and welcome to our CTMH Featured Products Blog Hop. This week our featured product is Gold and Silver Sequins .

If you have just joined us you can start here and continue on, as this is a circular hop or if you get lost along the way you can start at the beginning with Scrapbooking with KIRSTEN JADE as she has the complete list. If you came here from KIRSTEN JADE’s Blog then you are in the right place. Now on to my project:

Charlotte ~ Herringbone panel ~ Thank you ~ CatScrapbooking.comI love the herringbone technique and decided to just add a small panel of it to my card.  To create this herringbone pattern I used 1/4″ strips.  The sequins are what finish the card as it gives just the right touch to draw your eye to the sentiment.

Products used for this card:

Thank you for checking out my project. If you would like to purchase our featured product of the week or any additional supplies you can buy them HERE. If you enjoyed my project please comment below as we love feedback! Next on our blog hop is KIM LOEWEN with  SCRAPPIN WITH HEART. Make sure to check out her amazing work featuring this same product.

See you on Wednesday February 17th as we will be featuring Base and Bling!

Happy Crafting!

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Cat’s February Free Stamp Special

I am offering a special deal for anyone who places an order this month on my WEBSITE for $40 or more (not including tax and shipping).  This offer is strictly from me and you do not add the stamp set to your cart,  I will mail it to you separately. Catscrapbooking's Feb 2016 promotionHere is how it works ~ go to my website and place an order for $40 (before shipping and tax) then I will send you Keep Your Chin Up stamp set for FREE.  It will be shipped from me to you so do not add to your order.  Please let me know if you have any questions? Please know this offer is only valid for the month of February and while supplies last.

Happy Crafting!

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