Monday, August 18, 2014

Just Poppin' in to Say Hello

I just wanted to stop by and say hi to everyone. The Design Team has been very busy this month with family and summer vacations. But I did want to remind everyone about the Cutters Creek store clearance sale.

I know Kim has been busy packing and shipping orders but she is also checking her inventory and has found a few items that went up in the store that weren't previously there. She has been working on the as time allows for her so please just pop in occasionally to see what's available and take advantage of the 50% off clearance sale.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Snowman Ornament by Fran


Today I am sharing a Christmas Tree ornament.  You know how you start thinking about Christmas in July to try to get a head start on things.  And I like to make small gifts to hang on the Christmas Tree for my family.
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I used a Magnolia snowman stamp from my stash.  I stamped it on an oval shape card stock and colored it with my Inktense Paint pencils and my Dove pen applicator.  The star on top his head was colored in yellow gold and then I applied Glossy Accents for a neat dimension.  Behind the snowman are tiny stickle dots using Star Dust.  I placed three rows of iridescent sequins on the bottom portion of the snowman to give it a snowy look.  Behind the snowman panel is a snowflake embossed oval panel.  And behind the embossed panel (larger of the three) has snowflakes around the border and colored with Broken China Distress Ink (very lightly).  Every other snowflake has a Clear Rhinestone in the center.  (The snowflakes were punched using a Martha Stewart punch).  The hanging hook is made from snowflake printed ribbon.  Attached using Glossy Accents for a strong hold.  Two of the oval layers are popped up using dimensional adhesive.
Everything in the store is now 50% off so this is a great time to stock up  on many more products at cutterscreek.com
Fran

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Happy Birthday Issy! by Kim Bush

My youngest grand daughter, Isabeau will be one on August 3rd.  My, how time does fly!  I made her a cute and quick card using Charlie's Ark toppers by Flower Soft.  Here is the completed card. 


All elements (except the card base) were Flower Soft products.  It was so simple and went together so quickly.  The longest time I spent was waiting for the Flower Soft to dry that I used, on that sweet little lamb.  I used Ultra Fine in kola grey and white.  I also used a matching card with a pic of Jess in the corner, to leave her a special message from Grandma in the interior of the card.  This line is so sweet for children's cards and scrapbook pages.  You can find these super cute Charlie's Ark Toppers and products HERE and all products by Flower Soft HERE

Everything in the store is now 50% off so this is a great time to stock up on not only Flower Soft, but many more products at cutterscreek.com. 

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Christmas in July By Michele

This is what I am thinking of doing as my Christmas cards this year.  The card is an A2 (4 1/4 x 5 1/2).
The blue card stock measures 3 3/4 x 3 3/4, 2 1/2 x 4,             
 and white card stock for merry Christmas is 2 1/4 x 3 . I used 3D foam dots for the big picture and for the white saying.



Be sure to head on over to Cutters Creek to stock up on your crafting supplies. The store is closing and everything is 50% off and Kim is randomly sending surprise little extras with orders so don't miss out.


Supplies used:
Memento ink: Danube Blue
Stamp: Hero arts- Snowy Winter Nights
Card stock from stash and white ink, and Merry Christmas

Friday, July 25, 2014

Just Add Water by Deanna M

Here is a quick card I put together the other day. The card was designed around the sentiment. I thought it was such a cute saying so set out to make a card that fit. I found this little turtle in the Silhouette store. He is a print and cut image.  The card base is white card stock cut and folded to make a 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" Portrait style card. The patterned papers were from my stash and went perfectly with the turtle. The turtle is adhered with some foam squares. I added some glossy accents to his sunglasses to make the lenses look more like glass. My sentiment is stamped with some Memento Teal Zeal ink.  I decided to stamp my sentiment at an angle that went with the diagonal stripes on the paper. Just thought it added a fun tough to the card. To finish the card I added 3 buttons down the right side.

Be sure to head on over to Cutters Creek to stock up on your crafting supplies. The store is closing and everything is 50% off and Kim is randomly sending surprise little extras with orders so don't miss out.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Art Deco Tag by Jearise

I love the Art Deco period but have trouble doing crafts that embody that time period of style so I challenged myself with this project.

I stamped the image on white card stock and then went to work adding Tim Holtz Distress Inks and using my alcohol markers. I like the way the frame around the woman pops and there is the vintage look I was going for so I am happy with the way this turned out.

Making of the tag:

1. Stamped image on X press blending card stock
2. Colored various parts of image with alcohol markers
3. Dab on different shaded of Tim Holtz Distress Ink
4. Spritz with water and let the colors blend
5. Add your bling! and adhere to your tag.

Products from Cutters Creek store are listed here:

Tim Holz distress ink pads in various colors

Zig 2 way glue pen

rhinestones (in flowers)

X Press Blending Paper for Copic markers


Enjoy and a question for you... Are you into Art Deco?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Welcome Baby Card by Jearise

There are no up and coming babies that I know of in my family but I thought this Noah's ark stamp I have is so cute that I really needed to finally use it.


I first heat embossed the stamp with WOW embossing powder then I used my alcohol markers to color the stamp. I added some fun details such as clear glitter to the sheep and Noah's beard plus flocking to the waves. I brought everything together by layering my card front and adding a little yellow and white twine bow.


Items from Cutter's Creek Store

WOW embossing powder

Doodle Twine assortment pack - Boy

2 way Zig glue pen

Hope your day is filled with rainbows and sunshine. Jearise :)
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