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!!


Saturday, September 26, 2015

Hiding in MY Craft Room Challenge 218 Any Holiday

HIMCR challenge  #218 Any Holiday

Sponsor  isScrappers Delight!   Prize~3 images From Scrappers Delight


Now for my card...

The Image I used came from Scrappers Delight.. I used some holiday papers I picked up last year.. and I decided to colr the elf girl to match the papers,  I love the pretty pink and the teal mix of color.   I added an organza double bow and a half pearl in teal, some lace and velvet ribbon and called it good.
Hope you like the card and will take some time to enter the challenge, here.  Make sure to check out the other fabulous DT projects. 

Have a great day..Cathy

Friday, September 25, 2015

KaDoodle Bug Designs...Witchy Owls

Hello KaDoodle Bug fans,  Design Team member Cathy here today to share with you a card I assembled using the Cutie KaToodle File~~Witchy Owls

This is such an adorable file, I am an owl lover and those eyes..yes those eyes are sooo cute!!
I made and 8 1/2 by 5 and 1/2 inch card

Products used:
CTMH paper and sentiment and raven,
ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon,
white gel pen,
gem stones from Bo Bunny, and
flower from my stash

I hope you enjoyed my card share for you today.  Head over to the KaDoodle Bug Designs website and get your Witchy Owls!!

Have a great day


Tuesday, September 22, 2015

illuminated easel card

Hello everyone, how we all doing this evening, super duper I hope,  Today I was able to sneak in my craft room for a short bit and started making some Christmas cards for the craft fairs.  I been wanting to get to making illuminated easel cards. so I sat down to my Cricut Explore and began the figuring to put one together.   Here is what I came up with..

I used the NEW  Close To My Heart Holiday papers..White Pines.

I used a cut from Cricut Design Space,,the tree and the wreath and snowflake.  I also used Glacier glitter trim from CTMH as well as the gold glitter bling.  I used some green ribbon I got at my local craft store and made a triple bow.  I hope you enjoyed my post today..  
Have a great evening,

Saturday, September 19, 2015

HIMCR Callenge 217 Freestyle

Happy Saturday and welcome to this weeks challenge  # 217    FREESTYLE!!  at Hiding In My Craft Room.

 Should be fun!!

This weeks Sponsor is A Day for Daisies
and the Giveaway is a $12.00 gift certificate to A Day For Daisies

I am sure I do not have to tell you that masculine cards can be difficult.  I struggled a little with this one., but I think I am pleased how it came out. I used Crayola colored pencils to color this image, which by the way is a freebie right now at A Day For Daisies.

 I hope you like my project today and will head ove to the HIMCR  blog and give the challenge a try.. Here

Have a great weekend....Cathy

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

SOM and Carmel Apple Goat

Have you seen this months Stamp of the Month?? I love it!!! can you just imaging all the lovely cards you can make with this as well as the accents you can add to your layouts!!! you can purchase it for $5.00 with a purchase of $50.00 or more. that is a savings of $12.95!!!

I also wanted to share a card I made using the  KaDoodle Bug Designs file ~~ Carmel Apple Goat..isn't he a cute???
you can snag yours here

Have a great day

Saturday, September 12, 2015

HIMCR Challenge # 216 Super Scraps Saturday!!

Hello everyone, I have been MIA for a while, my hubby is still going through a rough time and needed my attention more. This is what it is like with someone with Multiple and downs.  We roll with it and get through it together.
I am happy to be here today posting for Hiding In My Craft Room for the Super Scrap Saturday challenge #216.
The sponsor for this challenge is Stamp and Create

The giveaway is a $20 Gift Certificate to Stamp and Create!

For my project today, I had to make a card for a good friend and my scrap box just keeps getting bigger and I had a lot of choices for papers.  So I went through and grabbed some bright colors that went well together, and I found some of the new Close To My Heart papers amongst the bunch~ Kaliedoscope.  love this set, so pretty. and purple is my new favorite color.
Other items used in completing the card was, Cricut Desig space for the circle Happy Birthday, CTMH Cricut cartridge Artiste for the 3D pink daisy and its' center, the yellow flower border was from design space, bling from CTMH, cardstock and purple glitter trim from CTMH and the leaves and cardstock from CTMH as well, actully most of my CS scraps are CTMH.  The green trim Is Recollections from Michael's.
I hope you like my card and will come back as well as take part in the HIMCR Super Scraps challenge.

Have a great weekend!!