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, November 28, 2015

Hiding in my Craft Room Challenge #227 any Holiday

Welcome to challenge #227~~ Any Holiday sponsored by:

The giveaway is 2 digital images from 2 Cute Ink!

Here is my project for the challenge

I used a whole lot of different scraps from my box and spectrum noir markers, twine from Close to My Heart , a border punch from Martha Stewart and glitter glue.
Nw it is your turn to give the challenge a your entry here
Have a great weekend, 

Saturday, November 21, 2015

HIMCR challenge #226~ Thankful

                     HIMCR Challenge #226 ~ Thankful

                              This weeks sponsor is Scrapper's Delights Paper Crafts

Th giveaway is 3 digital images from Scrapper's Delights

Happy Saturday HIMCR fans, today is a new challenge day and this weeks theme is "Thankful".
For my project I chose the image "Fruity Babies AppleJack"

I colored him with my Spectrum Noir Markers. and embellished with BoBunny gems and used a CTMH Stamp set. B1427..Perfect Fit Thanksgiving.  Finished it off with flowers from my stash.  Hope you like it and will give the new challenge a try..  remember to go check out the other DT member projects!

Happy Crafting!!  

Holiday Blog Hop

Welcome to KaDoodle Bug Design's Holiday Blog Hop!  We are so excited to have you join us today! At each stop of the hop we hope you will be inspired by the creativity of the design team. 

You should be arriving from Twila'sTwila's blog. If you happened across this post out of order, please head to the KaDoodle Bug Design's Blog to start at the beginning of the hop.

Here is the project I created: using the file.. Oh Gunger Snaps

Now for the Blog Hop Prize! 
8 FILES, that's right every new file used in this hop today!

What do you need to do to be eligible for this amazing prize?
1.  Become a follower of each blog in the hop. 
2.  Leave some comment love at each stop.  You can do so until midnight on Sunday, November 22 MST to be eligible for the prizes.
3. Be sure you "Like" KaDoodle Bug Design Facebook Fanpage
4.  If you do all of the above, check back at the KBD Fanpage for the winner on Tuesday, November 24th 

Here is the complete blog hop lineup:

Saturday, November 14, 2015

HIMCR #225~ Super scraps Saturday!!

Welcome friends to # 225 challenge at Hiding in My Craft Room~ Super Scraps Saturday.
Today's sponsor is Pickled Potpourri.

The prize is a $7 gift Certificate!

For this weeks challenge I pulled a bunch of scraps from last Christmas. I made two cards using 2 images from Pickled Potpourri

I used my Spectrum Noir markers to color the Santa and thedeer.  The ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon and bling from Close to My Heart. Thanks for looking in, please head to the HIMCR blog and check out the other DT projects, and make sure to get out your scraps and link your project up for the challenge

Happy Crafting~ Cathy. 

Thursday, November 12, 2015

KBD it's cold outside!

Hello there KaDoodle Bug fans, Design team Cathy here today to post the new challenge.  For this challenge I chose "Baby it's Cold Outside, for the theme..use anything you would see out your window when it is cold outside in winter...make a card..tag..anything at all as long as you use something from KBD and show what you see in the cold outside.
For my projects today I used the file Winter Wildlife for the first one...

For the second card I sued the file..Wonderful Frosty Weather..

Thanks for peeking in, and I hope you will be able to join our challenge at KBD Challenges on FB for your chance to win a KBD file of your choice!!!
Have a Great day!!!   KBD member Cathy

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Hiding in My Craft Room Challenge #224~

 - HIMCR #224 - Chocolate Pie Garden
 (chocolate chip, Pumpkin Pie, Green Garden) 
 Good morning HIMCR fans ,  DT cathy here and today is a color challenge for you.  The Challenge is to use the colors from Stampin up or CTMH or other company that matches...Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Pie or Green garden.

the prize for the challenge is a $12.00 gift certificate from Di's Digis

Now the card I made for the challenge...
 I used one of Di's Digis for this challenge and Close to my Heart cardstock and a piece of pattern paper I got from Hobby lobby.  I embellished with some assorted buttons and used a Martha Stewart punch for the green paper. the stamp is a snetiment from Close to My Heart stamp set, Big Hug..D1584
I played with my Spectrum Noir markers to color the flowers, and topped it off with an organza bow with bling form CTMH.  
Hope you like the card and will leave me some love.
To enter the challenge go here and leave some love for the other DT sisters.
Have a great weekend~ Cathy

Friday, November 6, 2015

KaDoodle Bug ..Hayride

Hello KaDoodle Bug fans,,, Dt Cathy here today with my turn to post .   The for this week  it is a Hayride card.  Can you guess which file I chose to use for this ???    I picked Happy Fall Yall!!


I used papers I picked up at Hobby Lobby and Close To My Heart cardstock. the stamp is from
Joy's Life called Barnyard Puns.

Hapy Crafting ~~ Cathy I hope you like the card and will check out the shop!