Category Archives: Catherine Pooler Designs

A Color Challenge!

The new Make The Cards Challenge is a Color Challenge for this week. It’s also entitled Suit Up.  I do not have any stamps with a person wearing a suit of any kind, so I decided that I would just go with the color challenge. This was a good challenge.  It has a masculine feel to it and… Read More »

Get A Free Digital Image Each Month!

You read that right! You can get a FREE digital stamp every month by participating in the Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez Facebook group’s monthly challenge.  You just need to color one of the Kinda Cute images with your favorite medium and then share it on the group Facebook page in the challenge folder.  3 winners will be… Read More »

Pop Up Basket Masculine Card

Have you tried the Pop Up Card Dies from Scrappy Tails Crafts yet? They are pretty fun to play with and they make fabulous seasonal décor or place setting decorations in addition to being fun cards to create and send to someone special! The new Scrapping4Fun Challenge is an Anything Goes Masculine Challenge.     Our sponsor for… Read More »

Double Trouble Challenge: Flowers and Colors

The Make The Cards Challenge is teaming up with the Double Trouble Challenge to create a 2 Week Challenge!   I created a watercolored floral card using the colors in the challenge! For the colors, I chose Catherine Pooler Inks in Peppermint Scrub, In The Park, Mardis Gras, Rose Petals, and Midnight.     The stamp set is… Read More »

Sassy & Crafty Butterfly Cards: Turner’s Syndrome Blog Hop and Challenge

I like to participate in the Turner’s Syndrome Blog Hop and Challenge every year to help raise awareness for Turner’s Syndrome which is a genetic disorder that affects females.  I was surprise to discover that 1 in 2000 female births worldwide are affected by this genetic defect and that a high percentage of the pregnancies that don’t go… Read More »

Create A Quick and Easy Christmas Card With A Sketch For Inspiration

The Atlantic Hearts Sketch for this week’s challenge is a great sketch for a last minute quick and easy Christmas card! As soon as I saw this, I knew I wanted to use some of my new Doodlebug Washi Tapes and a Doodle-Pop Cardstock Sticker that I got on sale. I cut all my card stock pieces first… Read More »

Quick and Easy Technique To Add Foil To Your Cards

The Paper Craft Crew sketch for this week inspired me to add a foiling detail to my card. I’ve had foil in my stash for a couple of years and haven’t played with it in a while.  I decided to keep it simple and use it on my card for today!   I aspire to make clean and… Read More »

3 Ways To Use Clear Block Stamping To Add Quick Color To Your Cards

The Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge for this week is a classic sketch.  It used to be my go-to card layout.  I varied it by changing where I placed the squares on the card, but I have made many cards with this favorite sketch!   I actually have a video to share with you today to show you how… Read More »

Scrapping 4 Fun Challenge Digital Images From Polka Doodles

The new challenge at the Scrapping 4 Fun Challenge is an Anything Goes Challenge with a Get Well Soon Theme.       I decided not to make a card for this challenge.  Instead I made a little goodie bag that I can use to add a little something for someone who is feeling under the weather.  So… Read More »