Archives for August 2016

Color Dare #205 ~ Juniper, Thistle, Eggplant, Crystal Blue, and White Daisy

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #205 we are challenging you to combine JUNIPER, THISTLE, EGGPLANT, CHRYSTAL BLUE,  and WHITE DAISY.

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For this week I was excited to play with the brand new Cricut Collection ~ Flower Market!!  I saw the hydrangeas and knew that was what I was going to create.  It is so easy and turns out so cool, take a look…

Color Dare #205 ~ Flower Market ~ Thank you card ~ CatScrapbooking.comI decided the white was too much for the background so I watercolored the cardstock to match the Juniper. Love the way this turned out and it took no time!!! I did have to bust out my new Shimmer Brush Z3293 I used it in the centers of the flowers.

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 #205 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday July 28, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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August Card Workshop

I can’t believe we are in August!! I am so excited about the new product!!! I am excited to share this months cards for the August Workshop with you.  This month the card workshop is on Monday, August 22 at 6:30 pm.

Here is the first card ~

Aug Card Workshop ~ hello thin cuts ~ Watercorlor ~ CatScrapbooking.comI was inspired by a card Lisa Stenz created.

August Card Workshop ~ Basic Rustic ~ heart Thin cuts ~ CatScrapbooking.comThis one is from the awesome card workshop designed by Karen Pedersen.

August Card Workshop ~ Purr-fect Halloween ~ Florence ~ CatScrapbooking.comThis one is one I designed using this months Stamp of the Month which I love!!

Color Dare #203 ~ CAS card ~ diamond embossing ~Good Times Paper ~ CatScrapbookingThis one you may have seen before as it was designed for the 203 Color Dare challenge.

Happy Crafting!

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August Stamp of the Month Blog Hop ~ Purr-Fect Halloween

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!!  This month we are featuring August’s stamp of the month ~Purr-fect Halloween (S1608) a set of 17.

Purrfect Halloweeen badgeIf you are coming here from TRACIE CASSIDY’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 around 25 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.

Purr-fect Halloween Aug 2016I absolutely adore this stamp set!  I am a huge Halloween fan and not to mention it features my nickname :-). I am looking forward to doing so fun creations with this stamp set.  The first idea that came to mind was this card.

Purr-fect Halloween ~ Aug SOTM 2016 ~ Watercoloring ~ Artbooking ~ CatScrapbooking.comI watercolored the background as I wanted to give the effect of a midnight sky with the moon coming through.  I realized I could not use a black cat so I went for an orange kitty.

Here is the list of products used to create this card:

If you love this stamp set you will want to be sure you purchase it this month as it is only available the month of August and if you spend $50 on qualifying product it could be yours for $5!!

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

Happy Crafting!

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It’s Here ~ 2016-17 Annual Inspiration Idea Book

Happy August 1st!! I can not believe it is August and School is starting soon!!! I am excited about the new 2016-17 Annual Inspiration Idea Book!! 16-annual-cvr

I have been having fun playing with my new things it is like Christmas around here.  I have a layout that I started at Convention to share with you for my personal layout challenge.  I wanted to share it with you yesterday but had to wait until today.  Here is my layout #30.

Life is Good Layout ~ New Adventure Colors ~ Convention Layout ~ CatScrapbooking.comI started this layout at convention by watercoloring the strips to match the new Adventure colors – Lemon, Tangerine, Raspberry, Sea Glass (color of the year), Blossom and Emerald.  I love the fact you can create any color form our watercolors.  The stickers are form the Good Life Complements.

Happy Crafting!

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