Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Exciting News!!!!!

Last week I received the most exciting news! I, Cathryn, have been picked to be one of Peachy Keen Stamps Guest Designers next year!!!!!!!!! I can't believe it, I am so honored. I will get to display my projects for an entire week in July. Thank you Peachy Keen Stamps and to you for visiting my blog! Lots of Love, Cathryn

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Christmas Goody Bags

I made these adorable goody bag toppers with the Doodlecharms cartridge. I still love that cartridge so much. The base of the topper is made from a frame on Accent Essentials. I used wonderful Peachy Keen Stamps. The snowman face is from PKS-520 Winter Face assortment. The reindeer eyes are from PK-493 Character face parts. Some stickles for the noses and a little bit of sugar and cream yarn for Frosty's bow.

Happy Holidays and Thanks for looking!!!

Love, Cathryn

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Let's Face it Friday Mini Challenge

This weeks challenge from Peachy Keen Stamps is to use a PKS face stamp, the color white and Polka dots.
The Peachy Keen Stamp is from PK-491 Everyday Character Faces
I used paper from the DCWV Winter Wonder Stack, Plastic Canvas Cord for the "light cord", Irock, Ribbon from Ms holiday collection, Diamond black Stickles and the sentiment from Papertrey Ink Christmas Signature Greetings set.
Thanks for looking and have a wonderful day! Lots of Love, Cathryn

Monday, November 8, 2010

Peachy Keen Stamps - Lets Face It Friday

This Friday the PKS Challenge is to make an ornament using a PKS Face Stamp. Oh I enjoyed this so very much. I used the Christmas Cheer Cricut Cartridge and my Gypsy to weld some Christmas Lights together into an ornament!

Materials Used:
Christmas Cheer Cricut Cartridge
PKS-491 Everyday Character Faces 1 1/8"
DCWV Homemade Christmas Stack
Diamond Stickles
Black and Red Eyelets with Crop-a-dial
White, Black and Red Gelly Pens
Black Cording from the plastic canvas section for "wires"
Green Ribbon
I enjoyed this challenge so much, thank you for taking the time to look!!!

Lots of Love, Cathryn

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge-Food Theme Project

Emma Challenge this week was to make a food theme project using the From My Kitchen Cartridge.

I used the cutting board cut and welded it into a shaped card along with some gingerbread cookies.
I resized a scalloped square from Mini Monograms for the red layer.
Face stamps - Peachy Keen Stamps PK-570 Basic Paper Doll Face Assortment
Paper from DCWV Christmas Combo Stack
Sentiment-Papertrey Ink Christmas Signature Sentiments
I Rock
Thanks for looking and have a great day!!! Lots of Love, Cathryn

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge-Birthday Cake Snowman Hat

Birthday Cake Snowman Hat

This weeks challenge (from Emma's creativetimeforme.com) was to create an original Christmas theme project using the Celebrations Cart.
I made a snowman hat out of the birthday cake!
This was a big challenge for me because that is mostly birthday cuts. I decorated a box for some candy.

Celebrations cart for the cake "hat" and candy
Stamp Set-Peachy Keen Stamps PK493 Everyday Character Face Parts and MORE!
DCWV Christmas combo stack
Black diamond stickles
Diamond Dust
EK Sucess scallop punch and oval punch
White gel pen
Bakery twine
Green Ribbon from my stash
Thank you for stopping buy, have a great day!

Lots of Love, Cathryn

Monday, October 25, 2010

Imagine Nation Monday Polka Dot Challenge

Emma from creativetimeforme.com has a bi-monthly challenge using her Cricut imagine machine. I do not own that machine so I just used my cricut expression and some patterned paper! I felt like making a fall card today!


Acorn cut from Create a critter cartridge

Paper-DCVW paper collections Amber Autumn & Autumn Splendor

Chocolate Chip cardstock-Papertrey ink

polka dot ribbon-American Crafts

Face Stamp-Peachy Keen Stamps PK-491 Everyday Character Faces

Sentiment-Papertrey Ink Limitless Labels


MS tag punch

brown twine

white gelly pen

Thank you so much for visiting me today! Happy Hugs to you!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Sports Theme Throwback Thursday Challenge

This week Emma's challenge is to make a project with a sports theme. I do not have the sports mania cartridge so I decided to use the skiis from Everyday Paper Dolls. I wanted to use some paper from the 3 new DCWV holiday paper pads I just bought (couldn't decide which one, so I bought all three!).


DCWV holiday paper pads-The homemade Christmas stack & The Combination Christmas Stack


Irock and green gems

red brads

Kraft cardstock

green twine

Sentiment-Papertrey Ink Signature Christmas Sentiments

Have a great day!!!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge #39

This challenge was to create an element used in gift wrapping (note card, tag, gift wrap, etc.)
I chose to do a gift tag for a bottle of wine.

Materials I used:
Peachy Keen Stamps PK-570 Basic Paper Doll Face Assortment
Preserves Cricut cartridge for the grapes and tags
Paper from DCWV Penny Lane Collection
white gelly pen
IRock and purple gems
purple ink
Sentiment from Papertrey Ink Signature Greetings set

Monday, October 18, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge

This weeks challenge from Emma was to make an animal card with the Everyday Paper Dolls cricut cartridge. I used the cute little elephant and my Gypsy to make a shaped card.

Another part of the challenge was to perform a RAK (random act of kindness). My daughter took one of the gift basket I made with some painted wine glasses down to her school for a raffle to benefit Breast Cancer research.

Materials used:
Elephant from Everyday Paper Dolls cartridge
Tree from Create a Critter cartridge
Apple Brads from Michaels
Eye stamp from Everyday Character Face Parts-Peachy Keen Stamps
Assorted paper from my stash
Cuttlebug embossing folder
black inking
sakura white jelly pen
Thanks for looking!!!! Have a great day!

Friday, October 8, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge #104 Plus a card by my sweet little Isabel!

This weeks Challenge from Emma was to make a Shaped card from the Creative Critters Cartridge and use the color orange in it. I loved making this card. The idea came to me in a flash and it went together so easily. I used the Gift bag cut from the cart and welded it into a shaped card. I used 2 strips of red tape and applied two rows of ribbon ruffling it as I went.


Orange Zest cardstock and Sentiment from Papertrey Ink

Polka Dot paper from a MMI stack

Orange satin ribbon from the Dollar Store!

Black Diamond Stickles

The second picture is a card my 7 Year old Daughter made. I am so proud of her!

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge #37:Sketch with a twist

PKS had a sketch challenge this time in which you had to use some kraft cardstock. I chose an adorable PKS turtle stamp and some paper from the DCWV Song Bird Stack. I had a great time making this card, hope you enjoy!! Have a great day!!!

Friday, September 24, 2010

Thursday Throwback Challange from Creative Time with Emma

Emma's challenge this week was to make a card with patterned paper but without using a die cut machine. I did a bicycle themed card. The stamp is from Papertrey Ink-Everyday Button Bits.
Thank you for looking!

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Let's Face it Friday-Peachy Keen Stamps

This is my entry for the Let's Face it Friday Challenge-Peachy Keen Stamps. We had to make a Halloween Treat Container using a PK face stamp. I made a holder for a 3 count package of chocolate chip cookies and used the Monster Mash PKS stamp for the little guy! Thank you for Looking, have a great day!

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge #36

This card is for the peachy keen stamps challenge. We had to use a sketch and three specific colors. I chose to use the cottage cutz Potted Flower. All my paper is from Papertrey ink.
Thank you for looking!

Thursday, September 16, 2010


This week Emma's (creativetimeforme.com) challenge is to make a card or scrapbook page using any old cartridge we would like! I used 3! Wild Card for the tree, George for the circle "hills' and Paper doll dress up for the cloud. I have to say I love this card! It was really fun to make.

All paper and the sentiment are from Papertrey Ink,

I used the Divine swirls embossing folder on the background and

Green stickles on the leaves!

Thank you Emma for a great challenge and Thank you for looking!!!!!

Lots of Love,


Saturday, September 11, 2010

Argyle Lake Craft Show

In the Pink will be at Argyle Lake Craft Show on Saturday, September 12th. We are spot D90 on Montauk Highway.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge-Episode 81

This weeks challenge is to use the Tinkerbell cartridge and make it a princess theme.

I used my Gypsy to weld the butterfly to a rectangle to make the base of the card.

Ingredients: Rasberry Fizz, Hibiscus Burst and lemon tart cardstock from Papertrey ink.

Flower brad, pearls and purple paper from my stash.

Thank you for looking!!!

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge for my creative time with Emma

Throwback Thursday Chanllenge time! This time the challenge was to use the Paper Doll Dress up Cart and "Frame it".

I used my Gypsy to weld the pumpkin into a shaped card. Took a circle from the George Cart to make the hole for the frame.

The paper is Oranze Zest, oranze zest polka dot and New Leaf, all from Papertrey ink!

Thanks for looking!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

In the Pink will be in Riverhead this weekend at the Polish Fair on Osbourne Avenue. Hope to see you there!

Friday, August 13, 2010

Peachy Keen Stamps Sketch Challenge 34

I created this card for the PKS Sketch Challenge #34. I used the opportunity to make a card for a new member of our family!

The Paper is from KC & co.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge

This weeks Throwback Challenge was to use the Paisley Cart and do a back to school project. I chose to do a card for my wonderful daughter who is starting her sophomore year in high school in September!

I used the apple purse from the paisley cart and used my Gypsy to weld it into a card. The paper is Gal Friday from Cosmo Cricket and Ripe Avocado from Papertrey Ink.

Have a great day!

Love, Cathryn

Friday, August 6, 2010

Sayville Summer Fest

We will be in Sayville on Gilette Avenue for the Sayville Summer Fest August 7th & 8th. Hope to see you there!

Friday, July 16, 2010

Thursday Throwback Challange from Creative Time with Emma

Emma's challange this week was to use the Wild Card Cartridge and make a card for your favorite Holiday. My favorite holiday is Christmas.

I used the scalloped card and the christmas ball from Wild Card.

I altered the christmas ornament with my Gypsy to remove the point.

The paper I used is Cosmo Cricket Wonderland 8x8 paper pad.

Thanks for Looking!!!

Sunday, July 11, 2010

I finally got to participate in one of Emma's Throwback Thursday challanges. I used the tag and the octopus from the Zooballo Cart to make a shaped card.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Mattituck Strawberry Festival

In the Pink Designs will be at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival this Friday, Saturday and Sunday June 19, 20 & 21. Strawberry Fairgrounds, Sound Avenue, Mattituck.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

We will be in Smithtown on Sunday, June 6 on Main Street for the Smithtown Street Fair. We hope to see you there!

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Here is my Hubby's Fathers Day card.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

In the Pink will be at Deepwells Farm in St. James this Saturday and Sunday. Route 25A and Moriches Road. It is across from the St. James General Store. We hope to see you there!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

This card is stamped with a Changito image. I used Papertrey ink Hibiscus Burst. The patterned paper was a scrap from my stash and ribbon from M's. I colored the image with prismacolor pencils. Prima flower.

This is an A2 sized card. I used Papertrey Ink Hibiscus Burst cardstock and MS satin ribbon. The stamp is from stampendous "Fluffies". Colored with Prismacolor Pencils. Thank you for looking!

This is a 5 1/2 by 5 1/2 card I made with an old stamp I had from years ago. The paper is from the glitter stack and little flower is from the wedding section at M's. I used prismacolor pencils for the coloring.
This Birdhouse is cut from the Cricut Cartridge Stretch your imagination at 4". Paper from DCWV Flower Power spring stack, ribbon from M's.

This adorable stamp is Changito "Pop". The paper is DCWV All about boys. Card 5 1/2 by 4 1/4.
I used the Easter 2010 Cricut Cartridge for this card. The paper is from DCVW Flower Shower Spring Stack. Card is 4 1/4 by 5 1/2, Ribbon from M's.