Friday, January 25, 2013


Happy Friday! Here's this week's sketch! When I doodled this one, I figured it might end up being a bit of a challenge. I definitely had a tricky time with and even almost threw the sketch out. However, I persisted on and liked what I ended up making!

Here's my card:

Stamps: Movers & Shakers Sentiment set
Ink: Dark Chocolate
Paper: Kraft, Various patterned paper
Accessories, etc.: baker's twine, needle, piercing tool, corner rounder

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Monday, January 21, 2013

Love Potion, FTL224

Hi friends. Today I decided to make a card for fun. I love the sketch (as always) and pulled out some Papertrey Ink products that I haven't had an opportunity to use yet.

I hope that you enjoy this fun little card and thank you so much for stopping by to visit me today. God bless you. You can always visit me blog to look at my other crafty project too at Cindy Coutts Designs.


Stamps: Love Potion
Card Stock: Smokey Shadow, Soft Stone, Stamper's Select White
Ink: Aqua Mist, Limeade Ice, Raspberry Fizz, Summer Sunrise, True Black
Ribbon: Aqua Mist 5/8" Classic Grosgrain
Die-Cuts: Limitless Layers 2-1/4" Oval Die Collection, Love Potion
Tools: Big Shot (Stampin' Up!)
Technique: Die-cutting
Size: 5-1/2 x 4-1/4
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Friday, January 18, 2013


Happy Friday!

Here is this week's sketch.

Here is my take on the sketch:

Stamps: Tiny Treats: Birthday
Ink: Dark Chocolate
Paper: Lemon Tart, Pool Party, White, Dark Chocolate, Hawaiian Shores, DSP (Sweet Shop)
Accessories, etc: Notched Flower dies, button, twine, Hexagon cover plate, bitty banners, ribbon

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Friday, January 11, 2013


Good morning!

Here is this week's sketch!
Some measurements for you: the middle panel is 3-1/2x4-1/4 with a 1/8 mat on either side. The circle I used is the 1-3/4 circle and corresponding layer.

Here's my card. I wanted something simple and cheerful.

Supplies: Stamps: Fox & Friends (SU!), Tiny Treats: Birthday, It's a Celebration (PTI)
Ink: Dark Chocolate, Island Indigo
Paper: Pool Party, Dark Chocolate, Island Indigo, DSP (Sweet Shop)
Accessories, etc: Limitless Layers Circle Dies (PTI), Banner die (SU!)

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Saturday, January 5, 2013

FTL222 Thank You

Happy new year everyone!  Here is my take on FTL222.
Supplies: Stamps - Making Memories (butterfly), PaperTrey (flourish and sentiment); Paper - PaperTrey; Ink - Raspberry Fizz, Memento Tuxedo Black and Gray Flannel; Misc - EKSuccess border punch, rhinestones

Friday, January 4, 2013

Good morning!
Welcome back! Here's this week's sketch:

Some measurements from my card:
Basic card: 4-1/4x5-1/2
Orange Layer: 3-1/2x2-1/4
Yellow Layer: 2-3/4x3-5/8
White: 5/8x2

Paper: White, Harvest Gold, Orange Zest, Summer Sunrise
Ink: Summer Sunrise, Harvest Gold
Accessories, etc.: Glitter, Scalloped Edge punch, glue pen, star dies, star punch, pop tape

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