Category Archives: Catherine Pooler Designs

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 »

2 Card Layouts With One Sweet Digital Image Including A Shaker Card

I have a two-for one for you today!  I have this sweet little digital image from Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez.  This is the girl with flowers and balloons digi and she was just to sweet to only color once!!   I just love the digital images that Patricia Alvarez creates.  They are so sweet and often quirky… Read More »

Create A Quick and Easy Hello Sunshine Card + Video

The Simon Says Stamp August card kit was another fun kit.  It is all about summer!  There were 2 stamp sets this month and the usual patterned paper, cardstock, envelopes, sticker sheets, and enamel ant embellishments!  I always feel like this is a great value for my money.  It is one of the few monthly craft kits that… Read More »

Creating a Quirky Card With Stamping Bella Stamps

I think you can only create quirkly cards with Stamping Bella Stamps!  I recently discovered this stamp company and I’m loving the humor in their stamps and sentiments.   The stamp set that I used is from the Oddball Collection!  Gotta love it! For my layout, I’m using this week’s Paper Craft Crew sketch challenge which you will find… Read More »

Create A Quick Picnic Themed Card With A Card Sketch Challenge

Today’s card is a quick and easy card with a Picnic Theme and I used this week’s Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge to create my layout. I’ve also used Catherine Pooler’s brand new A Tisket, A Tasket 6 x 6″ patterned paper along with a stamp set from Woodware Craft Collection called Beetle Flower.  This is my very first… Read More »