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!!


Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Drapery Cards and FSJ

Happy Tuesday to all the crafters out there, I hope you are all having an amazing week so far.  I know I have.  I have been ble to craft most every day the last 5 days and it has been often.  I also have been doing a live video most every night on my Facebook page. sharing inspirations and tutorials and techniques. I hope you will join me some time.

Today I wanted to pop in and share some cards I made during one of the tutorials, the drapery card technique.

The cards are all A2 size cards..for the tutorial visit my Face book page.

meanwhile here is the list of products used in making these cards.
Create a Bow Die~DI-0103
Good life Prints~PP-0055
Lemon Grass Card stock~CS-0019
Sweet Pear Card Stock~CS-0095
Rustic Rose card stock~ CS-0142
River Stone Card Stock~ CS-0094
Turbo Teal Card stock~ CS-0127
Whip Cream card stock~CS-0040
Black Licorice True Fusion ink~IP-0009
Retired Bloom Benefit heart imbellishments
Fashion Silver~AC-0293
Fashion Gold~AC-0292
Journey Craft Glue ~ AD-0111

Thanks so much for peeking, please leave some love on your way out..

Happy Crafting

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Fun Stampers Journey kits options

  Happy Saturday everyone!!  I am here to tell you about the New ways you can join Fun Stampers Journey..  I am recruiting. I really really want to grow a team and you can help..great discount, fabulous people and support.  Oh and did I mention, high quality products??

There are  2 kits sizes to choose from!! Which would you choose?? $49 for $100 in free product and some business supplies and a coupon to get the die cutting machine of your choice for 1/2 off....OR....$149.00 and you get 6 catalogs..6 holiday mini catalogs..10 order forms $200.00 product credit to use on first order black ink pad,asst. card stock pack,whip cream card stock,2 ounce Journey glaze,sparkle silk and the current month bloom box!

The Quarterly minimum is $150.00 in sales for which you get a 20% commission, you get 20% discount on your purchases (even the sale prices!!) you get a website for (/95 a month and all the technical support ans well as a fabulous team of ladies and gents that love the craft as much as you to lend support and inspiration.  Sound good?? No contracts to pressure, be a hobbyist or strt a business and buy the kit and go, it is up to you, but you are going to love the products I guarantee you will stay .. (insert hearts here)
Go on over and browse my website, check out the products and check out the "Join me" tab!!  
thanks for looking
have a great day!

Friday, July 27, 2018

New catalog coming

Good morning friends, Cathy here to share a card I created recently with  a set of dies soon to be available when the New Fun Stampers Journey Holiday mini launches August 1st!!  As well as a Stamp set that will be launching  as well!!! so excited I know you are going to love it as much as I do.   The adorable pine cones and pine branch die is going to be you MUST HAVE to create your Holiday cards and decor.   And, did you notice the adorable Deer stamp???  He is nestled by the absolutely FUN DIY Hoops that you can now purchase in the newly launched Inspiration Catalog!!

Oh, and did you notice the fun holiday papers.  Fun Stampers Journey has made this a fun time to be creating for your friends and family!  You will definitely want a catalog this year!! Pop on over to my website, grab a cup of coffee and start browsing..and while your there get your copy of the new Inspirational catalog, over 300 pages of product and inspiration!!
 thanks for stopping by>

Happy Crafting

Monday, July 23, 2018

FSJ and stencil backgrounds

Happy Monday everyone, Cathy here to share some cards I created using stencils from Fun Stampers Journey.  I did a live video on Facebook sharing the technique with my friends.   I love creating backgrounds using the stencils, because with FSJ, you are not limited in your options..for example in card one below, I used a stencil and  FSJ Modeling Paste.  In Card #2, I used Liquid Colors, and in card three, I used the True Color Fusion ink pads.




So, as you see you can be creative and have fun making  your own backgrounds with a variety of different mediums fun is that???  For other supplies used..see list below...
Catalina Splash card stock
Citrus Cooler Card stock
Pineapple Smoothie Card Stock
whip Cream Card Stock
Lavender Fusion Card Stock
Lavender Fusion Liquid Color
Pineapple Smoothie Liquid Color
Tangerine Liquid Color
Citrus Cooler True Fusion ink pad
Black licorice ink pad
Catalina Splash Ink pad
Clear pigment ink
Black twine
Blooming details die
Everyday Script stamp

So, thanks for stopping by, Leave a little Bloggy love on your way out..

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Good LIfe with FSJ

Good morning and happy Sunday.  I hope today finds you all happy and healthy.  This has been a very busy summer for me.  Lots going on with family., but things seem to be calming down, so here I am back to blogger land.

Today I want to share with you a card I created using lots of new product from Fun Stampers Journey.  Recently the new catalog 2018/2019 was launched and there is sooo many new and fun product in it!!!  One of the new product that I saw and fell in love with is the DIY Hoops. They come in a package of 3. and 2 each of 3 different sizes..wooden embroidery hoops you add to your cards and layouts. LOVE LOVE LOVE them!!

Also the company has come out with 6 NEW and beautiful colors..

There is also 2 new collections of Printed paper... RSVP and Good Life..which have coordinating embellishments and fabulous new stamp set.

I will be stopping by again tomorrow to share more great new products with you.  For now, here are the products used in todays' creation...
DIY Hoops..AC-0378
Good Life paper...PP-0055
Rustic Rose card stock..CS-0142
Create a Bow mini Die..DI-0103
Sweet Candy Drops...AC-0275
Summer Branch Die.. DI-0162
Lemon grass CS..CS-0019
Lemongrass ink pad..IP-0022
Treat Label Die set..DI-0037
Cottage Bouquet Stamp Set..SS-0606
( the birthday Sentiment was from a retired stamp set)

If you would like to purchase any of these products used to create this card, you can find them all on my website as well as the new catalog at by clicking on the Shop button at the top of my page.  Thanks for looking, and have a great day