Crackle Mousse and How to Use It!

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Can I be honest here? I played with crackle mediums more than a decade ago and wasn’t overjoyed with them. So I was a bit hesitant to try Nuvo Crackle Mousse, even though I love trying new products, techniques and stamping products! It keeps this hobby fun and exciting! I …

And the Winner is…Fly Daddy Blog Hop!

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Thanks to everyone who commented and hopped along with us last week during the Fly Daddy Blog Hop. We loved having all our wonderful guest designers share their creations and know you found lots of inspiration! With every good Blog Hop, there is a good prize. This one is no …

A Rainbow of Watercolor

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I just love that you can watercolor with our inks and refills! From the fine and fancy to the abstract, there’s endless fun with these techniques. On a recent Facebook Live, I started by brushing on a rainbow of colors and then set them aside to dry. I then embossed …

Fly Daddy: Alternate Color Palette for Masculine Cards

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One simple trick to masculine card making is choosing the right colors. This clean and simple card in this mix of spa colors is a perfect choice. Neutral color choices with a pop of one other color can also make a more masculine card feel. Not using a lot of …

Fly Daddy Bundle: Wavy Cover Plate

CatherineCP Designs, CPD Ink, General, Masculine

The perfect addition to the Fly Daddy Bundle is the wonderful Wavy Cover Plate.  This die creates visual movement with it’s wave-like lines and dots.  This fun design will really rock your boat and will be perfect for scenes both above and below the water!  I created this card on …

GONE FISHIN’…Fly Daddy Blog Hop!

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Today we are dropping a mini-bundle of goodies in the shop just in time to celebrate your favorite men! The Fly Daddy bundle is perfect for masculine cards and work great for this Father’s Day! Erika created a bunch of great cards with these products, let’s take a look! The …

Fly Daddy: What can you do with One Color Palette?

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Take a pack of CP Patterned Paper, grab the coordinating ink pads and sequins and you’ve got a REEL winner, my friend! The Too Fly Patterned Paper is a fisherman’s dream! The color scheme was inspired by fishing lures and lake-side icons in Samba, Tutti Frutti, Tiki Torch, Lime Rickey, …

Watercolor backgrounds with CP Minis

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Many times, card making is about the process. That 4-1/4 x 5-1/2″ canvas is a perfect size to play, experiment and get messy. In this video, I do just that with water, ink and water color paper. Catherine Pooler inks are dye, water based inks and are perfect for all …

Fly Daddy Bundle Coming Soon!

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Get ready for some fabulous new fishing themed products hitting the shop on May 20! You’ll be hooked on the Fly Daddy Bundle right away! Right out of the tackle box, this “reely” cute bundle is great for Father’s Day…or any day. Join me on Facebook Live to see these …

Big Thanks and Layered Tags Dies

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The Big Thanks Sentiments Set is ready to send your hearty thank you’s to a deserving recipient and is a MUST HAVE! Add it to the Layered Tags Dies, pop it up on the Flower Burst Cover Plate and you’ve got a winner. Designed with mix and match phrases to …

4 Ways to use Large Butterfly Stamp

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I don’t know about you, but a big card-sized patterned butterfly stamp certainly brings me joy!  Complete with floral adorned wings, The Wings of Joy Stamp Set is ready to be inked up in your favorite CP colors or dusted with a glittery embossing powder.  The first card here has …

Winners!! WOW! & CP Blog Hop

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A few weeks ago we had some fun adding some bling to the cyber world with a collaborative Blog Hop with our friends over at WOW! Embossing Powder. Thanks to all of the creatives that participated in the hop and for all of you who hopped along and shared so …

Beehive Background Madness

CatherineGeneral

The Beehive Background Stamp…it’s more than meets the eye, my friend! Stamp it, cut it, layer it…add some blooms! I was so inspired, I played with these fun elements in not just one…but two LIVE card making extravaganzas! Catch the replays HERE and HERE. I have currently been loving this …