Cathy's Crafting Journey

Welcome to my blog, where I hope you will be inspired and want to share comments and your inspirations and tips too!! I love to create cards, mini albums, gift bags,tags, and boxes and I hope to take you on the papercrafting Journey with me!! Follow along!!

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Chalk Couture...Lets talk..



Hey crafty ladies and gents!!  Did you know that 99 dollars will get you started on crafting your own home decor and gift items...sewing ladies,paper crafters. painters and hobbyists alike. This is new and fun and quick and easy!! What is it you say??? Chalk Couture..pastes and inks and transfers as well as magnetic chalk boards. make to sell your decor, make to decorate your home. or make and sell online or at vendor fairs.. Let's talk!!!



Chalk Couture makes over 40 beautiful color Chalkology pastes to use on their awesome selection of vinyl screen print transfers to  use on many surfaces, starting with their beautiful High Quality Magnetic Chalk boards.  YYou can also use on glass, mirrors, whiteboards,tin, wood paper and so much more.  The pastes are washable and removable with plain water, so you can change it with the seasons or holidays..or you can spray and seal for longer lasting.

The company also has inks which are permanent to use on fabrics such as pillows, towels clothing..etc and remain permanent with heat setting.




The transfers are reusable and the inks and pastes will last a while depending on size of transfers used.


Minimum requirement to remain a designer for Chalk Coture is $150.00 QUARTERLY..that is it..easily attainable. People LOVE IT..
So, what are you waiting for??  Join my team today..you will love it!!!
 Hugs..Cathy


Monday, April 30, 2018

Exciting May at FSJ

Happy Sunday crafters.. hope you all had a wondeful day.  I spent mine crafting..making paper flowers and getting ready for a craft/vendor event next weekend. 

Tonight I wanted to share some exciting promotions coming in May at Fun Stampers Journey.
First off.. the Bloom Box for May looks like a fun one.  The Bloom Box which comes with everything to create beautiful cards...

Create 4 beautiful cards using the supplies we've provided. Just add your inks and a few tools, and you're ready to go.
Kit includes:
-Full-size stamp set
-Card kits to create 4 cards
-Envelopes
-Instruction
You can purchase the kit  a la carte and pay $29.95 for the one time purchase and only order the ones you want  or you can order a 6 month subscription and pay $24.95 monthly for 6 months, which ever fits your budget and preference.

Then.. Fun Stampers Journey is doing an awesome promotion which is starting May 1st. If you purchase our die bundle (BD-0391) you will receive absolutlely FREE the Amaze Machine. There is a flat rate shipping charge of $15 because of the weight of the machine. 



The Banners & Bows Bundle, a collection of beautiful, incredibly useful dies that comes with a FREE Amaze Die Cutting Machine..what's included is listed below..
Offer ends June 30.  
What's included:
 Amaze Die Cutting Machine $139.95 (retail price)
DI-0031 Banner Parade Die   $24.95 (retail price)
DI-0049 Create a Bow Die     $14.95 (retail price)
DI-0092 Gift Card Sleeve      $19.95 (retail price) 
DI-0055 Cupcake Liner          $15.95 (retail price)
DI-0133 Bread Tag                 $8.95 (retail price)
AD-0111 Craft Glue                $4.95 (retail price)

Please note: There is a flat shipping fee of $15 for this bundle. Offer available while supplies last. 

Also!!!
Tomorrow is the start of a HUGE event at Fun Stampers Journey...they are having a Retirement Party Sale!!! there is more than 500 products retiring from our current catalog and are reduced 25 - 50% while supplies last. Get your retirement list below so you will be ready! Sale starts May 1. while supplies last..


https://drive.google.com/file/d/1it3w6jAv-7lehsbTrjo2kSH34Z8pX6Mk/view

funstampersjourney.com/CDerouche Happy Crafting



Friday, April 27, 2018

Bloom time

Hello crafty friends, today I wanted to share a card I made using the stamp set from the  April Bloom Box from Fun Stampers Journey.  Below is a photo of what the kit will help you create with all the pre cut card stock and embellishments!!

I used the stamp set and stamped the small daisy several times using Black licorice ink as well as Lemongrass, and then fussy cut them out.  I then used my favorit go to Die set.. Blooming Details and cut out the leaves in the Mirror Silver  specialty paper. I attached them with Journey Craft glue and some FSJ Square foam adhesives.

From a previous card I made I had used Sweet Pear card stock and cut out a fern with the Die..Mystic Fern Die. and saved the CS to use the Negative part of the cut..I then placed a piece of licorice black CS to glue to the back of the open  part of the fern cut .  This mat wa then sprinkled with silver and the Electric lime Silk.  Lastly I glued the finished mat to the 4 and 1/4 by 5 1/2 whip cream card base. 

This month the Silks and Splashes are on special for 20% off with our Splish Splash Sparkle sale

I hope you enjoyed the card today and will come back again... please take a moment and leave a comment <3

Happy Crafting~ Cathy



Sunday, April 15, 2018






Oh, wouldn't you know.. I forgot the Sweet Berry Splash had already been ordered by me and had been back ordered some time ago...I had ordered one this week and they both came in the same day...!! but guess what??? I think it is time for a giveaway for one lucky person out there!! I am going to giveaway the Sweet Berry Splash by FSJ as well as an AT stamp set ..total retail combo of $7.95 and $8.95..to the first person to make a purchase on my website today o $50.00 or more!!



funstampersjourney.com/CDerouche

Silks and Splashes..oh my!

Happy Sunday crafters, Cathy here to share some cards made this week using the Silks and Splashes from Fun Stampers Journey!


Friday nights card class, we played with Silks and Splashes from Fun Stampers Journey to create backgrounds. The background paper was watercolor paper..and here are samples of back grounds we made for cards.. the silks and Splashes are on sale for 20% off on my website..now til the end of April..do not miss out!!





Also do not forget the NEW Spring into Summer mini catalog has come out..get yours

 So, snag your self some fun Silks and Splashes and have a great day!!
Cathy


Saturday, April 7, 2018

Mother's Day cards

Good morning friends,  Cathy here this morning to share a couple Mother's Day cards I made using Fun Stampers Journey products~

Products used:
Bubble Gum CS
Whip Cream CS
Forest green CS
Sunny Day Adventure prints
Mirror gold CS
Blooming  Details die
Summer branch die
Annual Celebration stamp set
Pearls
Journey sequins Bloom Time
Forest green ink

All of the products can be purchased on my website at
funstampersjourney.com/CDerouche
 this month's special is Splish Splash







4 kits to choose from

Happy crafting
Cathy