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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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Prized Peony overload!!

Good morning Stampers...last night I did a live tutorial on my FB group Page.. here are the 2 cards I assembled using the Prized Peony stamp set..
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 I had posted on Facebook on a couple of the Facebook card groups a few of the Prized Peony cards I had assembled and these were the 2 cards below that were the favorites below....


Here are a few of the runners up below..


 This stamp set is a MUST have..great for birthday, sympathy, anniversary, Hello, thinking of you or wedding cards..
item #154056

who would like to Host a virtual Stampin' Up! party this month??? I do all the work...no need to get snacks or clean up in preparation of a gathering of ladies...everything is done online you invite your friends..I share the link and code for them to order on your party and if your party is $250.00 or more you get an EXTRA $25.00 in rewards!!! a No Brainer!!





If you are a paper crafter and are anything like me.. you have a huge wish list!!! Would you like to be able to save on all your purchases? Grab a starter kit before the end of June! For $99, you get to choose $125 in products PLUS a free bundle of your choice! With FREE shipping and other extras, the value of your kit exceeds $225. There is no further obligation beyond the purchase of the kit! Come on and join my team
http://craftwithcath.stampinup.net


Have a happy crafty week :)
Cathy

Friday, June 19, 2020

Prized Peony

Good morning and happy Saturday Stampers!!  Another week quickly gone by, but not before I got to paper craft again.  Todays cards was relaxing to put together,,  Here is how it went together... I did some watercoloring with my ink refills. I heat embossed with Versamark, and Su Gold embossing powder, then with a waterbrush and refill, I colored in the beautiful Peony from Prized Peony Bundle. I used Garden Green as the base, Forever Greenery DSP, Fluid 100 Watercolor paper, Basic Black CS, as well as White embossing powder. Basic Rhinestones. Garden green ink refill and Melon mambo refill ink. For the butterflies I used Butterfly Beauties die.

host a party??
who would like to Host a virtual Stampin' Up! party this month??? I do all the work...no need to get snacks or clean up in preparation of a gathering of ladies...everything is done online you invite your friends..I share the link and code for them to order on your party and if your party is $250.00 or more you get an EXTRA $25.00 in rewards!!! a No Brainer!!


If you are a paper crafter and are anything like me.. you have a huge wish list!!! Would you like to be able to save on all your purchases? Grab a starter kit before the end of June! For $99, you get to choose $125 in products PLUS a free bundle of your choice! With FREE shipping and other extras, the value of your kit exceeds $225. There is no further obligation beyond the purchase of the kit! Come on and join my team
http://craftwithcath.stampinup.net

Stay cool and have a great weekend!!
Craft with Cathy
Cathy Derouche




Sunday, June 14, 2020

host a party??

who would like to Host a virtual Stampin' Up! party this month??? I do all the work...no need to get snacks or clean up in preparation of a gathering of ladies...everything is done online you invite your friends..I share the link and code for them to order on your party and if your party is $250.00 or more you get an EXTRA $25.00 in rewards!!! a No Brainer!!




If you are a paper crafter and are anything like me.. you have a huge wish list!!! Would you like to be able to save on all your purchases? Grab a starter kit before the end of June! For $99, you get to choose $125 in products PLUS a free bundle of your choice! With FREE shipping and other extras, the value of your kit exceeds $225. There is no further obligation beyond the purchase of the kit! Come on and join my team
http://craftwithcath.stampinup.net

Happy Crafting   Cathy

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Celebrate Sunflowers~Stampin' Up

Hello paper crafters. I hope today is a good day for you.  I am here to share some cards made with Stampin'  Up's new stampin' Bundle... Celebrate Sunflowers #154065.  I is such a beautiful collection!!  It is great for coloring with Stampin' Write markers. Stampin' Blends, Water color pencils. or just use ink pads and your blocks with a waterbrush.
 Todays' shares area collection made with ink blocks, stamp pads and water brush pens.  I stamped the sunflower with Versamark ink and then heat embossed with Stampin' up's White embossing powder.


I also used Gold embossing powder on one of the cards..and I love the effect. I also swapped off  stamp sets and used Tasteful Touches #152562.


All of these beautiful stamps and more can be found on my website..
http://craftwithcath.stampinup.net


Have you seen Stampin' Up's new in Colors???

Guess what is coming soon!!??


If you are a paper crafter and are anything like me.. you have a huge wish list!!! Would you like to be able to save on all your purchases? Grab a starter kit before the end of June! For $99, you get to choose $125 in products PLUS a free bundle of your choice! With FREE shipping and other extras, the value of your kit exceeds $225. There is no further obligation beyond the purchase of the kit! Come on and join my team.

http://craftwithcath.stampinup.net

happy Crafting
Cathy Derouche


Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Jar of Flowers~Stampin' Up!

Hello crafters, hope today finds you happy and crafty.  I have been totally enjoying the new Annual Stampin' Up! 2020/2021.  there are so many beautiful stamps and dies and Designer Series papers.. If you do not have a catalog and would love to see one...place an order of $35.00 or more and I will send one right out..!! 

Today I am sharing some cards that I was inspired by fellow Stampin' Up Demonstrator form Australia, Alisa Tilsner..her cards were beautiful, I just had to give it a go.  the jar is a punch from the Jar of flowers Bundle #154064..I inked the stamp with Whisper White Pigment ink and let it dry and then punched it out with the Punch from the Bundle..it gives it the chalked look of the painted canning jars you see all over lately.

The flowers were colored with assorted ink colors using the stmp pad, a block and a waterbrush..all of which can be purchased on my website~
http://craftwithcath.stampinup.net



Products used were:
cards stock: Petal Pink, Seaside Spray, Shimmery white, Basic Black. Calypso Coral
Inks: Staz On Black, Versamark, Seaside Spray, Petal Pink, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce , Highland Heather, Whisper white, Berry Burst Mint macaron, and Roccoco Rose.
DSP: In Good Taste
embellishments: Holiday Rhinestones, Champagne rhinestones, pearl basics
Ribbon: Forever Greenery trim bundle, and Flowers Forever combo
Stamp set: Beautiful Friendship,Lovely you
Bundles:Jar of Flowers
tools: Acrylic blocks, paper trimmer, waterbrushes

Have you seen Stampin' Up's new in Colors???

Guess what is coming soon!!??


If you are a paper crafter and are anything like me.. you have a huge wish list!!! Would you like to be able to save on all your purchases? Grab a starter kit before the end of June! For $99, you get to choose $125 in products PLUS a free bundle of your choice! With FREE shipping and other extras, the value of your kit exceeds $225. There is no further obligation beyond the purchase of the kit! Come on and join my team.

http://craftwithcath.stampinup.net

happy Crafting
Cathy Derouche



Monday, May 18, 2020

Monday share

Happy Monday crafters, Cathy here to share a set of card that were created this weekend during a Facebook Live on my Craft with Cath event..."PJ'S and Paper crafting"


Products used:
Beautiful Friendship stamp #149252

Card stock colors:
Smokey slate~131202
Coastal Cabana ~131297
Pumpkin Pie~105117
Whisper White~100730

Ink Pads:
Granny Apple Green~147095
Momento Tuxedo Black~132708
Coastal Cabana~ 147096
Pumpkin Pie~147086
Pear Pizzazz~147104
Highland Heather~147103
Bermuda Bay~147096

Acccessories:
Granny Apple Green ribbon~146920
Silver Metallic edge ribbon~144213
Rhinestone basic jewels~144220
Glitter enamel dots~146934

Dies used:
Layering circles dies~151770
Stitched so Sweetly dies~151690
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All products used can be purchased on my website at
http://craftwithcath.stampinup.net

Do not forget to Share the Sunshine this month with your Paper Pumpkin kit!! get yours though the link below
https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=2206080


And if you would like your own new Annual Stampin' Up! catalog which launches June 3rd, simply place and order of $35.00 or more on my website and I will pop one in the mail for you.. All my lovely customers get a FREE catalog!!
thanks for looking and Happy crafting,
Cathy


Sunday, May 10, 2020

Stampin' Up! Ornate Garden


Happy Sunday, and Happy Mother's Day to all you ladies out there.  Today I want to share some Floral cards made using the beautiful stamp set from Stampin' Up!~ Ornate Style cling stamp # 152572, which goes with the New ornate garden Suite.. #154153

 I created 4 different cards using the same format but used different colors.  First card I used Old Olive and Flirty Flamingo..


2nd card I used Old Olive and Balmy Blue..

3rd card I used Balmy Blues and Soft Sea Foam,,


and the 4th card I used Flirty Flamingo and Calypso Coral.


Each card is 4 and 1/4 by 5 and 1/2 and the Floral stamp is stamped with Versa mark, and heat embossed with White Embossing powder. then colored in with a blender pen and inks... for  more details check out the link on my Facebook crafting page..Craft with Cath

For products used..you will find them in my shop..opened 24/7
http://craftwithcath.stampinup.net

Thanks for looking
Cathy
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