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!!


Thursday, February 26, 2015

Eggie Buddies!! /CTMH campaign

Good morning everyone, today I wanted to share a couple of birthday cards I made using the new files over at kadoodlebug Designs....Eggie Buddies.. they have an adorable mouse, rooster, hen and chick, and penguin, you can find them here.  Two of them are FREE right now here.  

I used the Penguin file and the Mouse one.  I think they are just adorable!!  Head on over and get yours.

while you are here I want to share with you the awesome Campaign at Close To My Heart for March.
This is one of the best time to join My Team. If you Join during March, you will get Over $290.00 worth of product and material  for $99.00 as well as a FREE New  shoulderTote ($26.00 value)


Also if you sell $300.00 worth  of commisionable product  in the first 40 days   after their New Consultant Kit ships you will receive the rolling tote (a retail value of $149.95 USD / $164.95 CAD) as a FREE bonus (not including shipping/handling)! These organization pieces are designed to help you get your business rolling, but they are only available while supplies last, so hurry on over and join March 1st!

Have a great day


Bi Weekly Challenge 8- Anything Goes

Cuttin' & Stampin'  challenge..:Anything Goes"
Welcome friends to another crafty post.
Today's Cuttin' & Stampin' chalennge projects are an assortment of 4 cards with supples listed below which can be purchased at the  Cyttin' & Stampin' Scrappy syupply store

Avery Elle "Simply Said" stamp set

Bo Bunny Altitude 6x6 paper pack

I made a  Happy for you card....

A Happy Engagement card...

and a Happy Anniversary card..

 I think the set would make a nice set for a little gift pack for someone special.  I love the assortment of colors in the paper pack, such a lovely combo.
Now I think it is time for you to click on the link be low and add your  Anything Goes project on the Cuttin' & Stampin' Challenge Blog!!
 thanks for stopping in.  Have a great day


Saturday, February 21, 2015

You're my Lucky Charm

You're MY Lucky Charm
Good evening friends..Tonight i wanted to stop by and post the cards I put together using the Kadoodlbug Design SVG file..You're My Lucky Charm

The first card I made is a Side Step card...

and the second is a gate fold card with a belly band..

If you would like to get this file, head to
and get will love it
thanks for stopping by, Cathy

Sunday, February 15, 2015

One Smart Cookie

Happy Sunday everyone..
Today I am making a post as Design team member of Kadoodlebug Designs.  I am using the SVG file One Smart Cookie.  
for papers I used the brushed paper pack from Close to My Heart.  They are sooo pretty.

I hope you like these. they would look so cute with your little ones pictures in the frames !!
have a great day.  I am going to spend some time with hubby, he just got out of hospital and I am going to go pamper him :)

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Easter Sweetness

Hello and happy Sunday, I want to share with you some sweetness from the Kadoodlebug Designs SVG file ,Hey its Easter ..., who doesn't love cadbury Eggs and Bunnies?? Well here are some cadbury egg holders I made using CTMH paper,scraps, CTMH twine, and stamp set A Chocolate affair.....

I hope you like and will leave me some Love:)

Friday, February 6, 2015

New craftin adventure

Good morning friends.   How are you all doing?  I have been really busy lately.  Hubby was in hospital 2 hours away, for 2 weeks, so alot of traveling, and wouldn't you know it would be stormy..oh well, he is home now and all is good with the Derouche household.  
Now on to the new ADVENTURE...I am now on the Design Team for Kadoodle Bug Designs!!!!
I am so excited.  I recently got a Cricut Explore and am finally able to cut SVG files, which I have wanted to do for a really long time...her files are adorable!!!. 
Soo, today is my first day to post a project!!!
The file I ussed for my first project is "Love you a Ton", which you can get here
I made an Easel card..6x6 using Close to My Heart paper Hopscotch and their gorgeous card stock.  as well as files from the cricut explore to cut the gorgeous scallop circle with hearts.

I also made a little something extra, I did a couple hershey bar wrappers...using the same file

I have started a new fanpage on Facebook to share my paper is the link, I hope you will stop over and like my page , thanks
Please follow along with me..I love to hear your comments

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Close to My Heart February Allure

Hey Scrapbookers!!! check out February's Close to My Heart's special....During the month of February*, when you purchase one of Close To My Heart’s alluring coated canvas albums you will be eligible to receive a second album of your choice at half price. That is a savings of over $17 USD / $19 CAD! These albums are available in a gorgeous variety of colors and patterns in both post-bound and D-ring styles—perfect to pair with traditional, Studio J®, or pocket scrapbook layouts. This offer is only available while supplies last, so make certain to get your order in early to ensure you can choose the styles and colors you love. They’re going fast and are built to last; so don’t delay—place your order today!

Close to My Heart's February stamp of the Month
February 2015: A Happy Hello (S1502)
Spend $50 and get this Stamp of the Month set for just $5.

Have a great day!!! Cathy