Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween with Classic Witch

Hello everyone ,Cheryl here with another Halloween card made using the CottagCutz Hocus Pocus Release from The Scrapping Cottage. 

I used the CottageCutz "Classic Witch" and colored her with copic markers. She is easy to put together, and then I decided to use the frog on jar of eyeballs, he is too cute!!!

For the greenery I used the CottageCutz Ivy that came out in the CottageCutz "Victorian Garden" Release. I colored them with copics as well. I framed the one layer with the CottageCutz "Spiderweb Border" , and then stamped a Happy Halloween from Victorine Originals. Added a bow and some webbing from RRR!!

Thank you all for looking and have a Happy Halloween to all!!!

CottageCutz Design Team Call can be found HERE!

Sunday, October 28, 2012

CottageCutz Halloween Scene

Good morning!  Happy Sunday to you, and welcome to The Scrapping Cottage Blog!  It's Lorie here from The ThINKin' Spot  today to share another Halloween card with you.  As the time for ghosts and goblins draws near, it's fun to play with  CottageCutz dies, creating cute cards and projects to share with all the spooky and cute  Halloween visitors.

This card was created using the CottageCutz Potions Table 4x6 die.  I cut these pieces using colored card stock and sponged the edges using distress ink to define the edges and give some vintage style shading.  I arranged the pieces a bit differently than pictured below, and  there are still so many more ways you could arrange the scene or create new scenes with the variety of pieces that are a part of this die.  Awesome possibilities for being creative!!   I left the sentiment out for now, but a simple Happy Halloween, or "Welcome To My Lair" would be great choices for this card.

Here's a look at the complete die and if you click on it, it will direct you right to The Scrapping Cottage Store, where you will find it, along with so many wonderful dies.  Don't forget to check out our newest releases for harvest and Christmas seasons!  They are stunning!!

So glad you could visit today!  Thanks for sharing part of your day with us!  Have a glorious day filled with blessings and LOTS of happy crafting!

OurCottageCutz Design Team Call can be found HERE! Thank you all

Another Halloween Tag

OurCottageCutz Design Team Call can be found HERE! Thank you all

Today I wanted to share an Extra post, and my tag. I made this tag using the Super CUTE CottageCutz Cupcake & Toppers and the CottageCutz Background from the Hocus Pocus Release found here

Thank you for stopping by 

Hugs to all,

Saturday, October 27, 2012

CottageCutz Design Team Call

Hello everyone its that time of year when we are looking for full time designer(6 month term) and Guest designers to design with the CottageCutz design team.
Please see below this post for our Normal Daily Posts, Thank you! 

We are looking for designers that can work with CottageCutz die’s showcasing them in different ways (layouts, cards, altered items, tags, and so on) , shabby chic, vintage, simple , whatever your style we want to see what you have! If you have never seen CottageCutz Dies from The Scrapping Cottage, you can find them HERE :)

If you would Like to apply please do the following:
1. Email Joanne and I(Cheryl), at and with the subject line CottageCutz DT CALL
2. Please attach 3 projects showcasing dies, these can be projects you have already done or current projects we would love to see your projects using CottageCutz dies, but if you don’t own any, you can send in projects using other dies for the call. We would like to see (card, layout, altered item ) or (2 cards, 1 altered item )
3.  Links to your blog and any online gallerys where you upload your projects
4. Tell us why you think you would be a perfect fit for CottageCutz, and what your favorite technique is when using die cuts

What we expect:
Post to the CottageCutz blog and your personal blog 3 times a month  using only CottageCutz dies, not other dies are permitted. 
 Please be sure to list all CottageCutz dies and appropriate links back to the store. 
Be able to give instructions to how you used our CottageCutz Dies
Upload to at least 1 online gallery 
create at least one project for each die given/all dies need to be used(Only using CottageCutz Dies please)
Send in projects to Joanne 
Team spirit and to follow directions accordingly.
Support DT members by commenting weekly on the CottageCutz Blog

What you can expect:
4 CottageCutz dies MSRP Valued at $80.00 - $100.00 
Your Picture and Name Linked to your blog from CottageCutz Blog
Exposure on the CottageCutz Blog and other social media networks/facebook
30% off all cottagecutz dies 
If published in printed magazine, you will receive a store credit to CottageCutz and our name “CottageCutz” must be listed in the Supply list for your project.

***This Design Team call is open to everyone, and you have until November 18th at 12 Midnight Eastern time. Thank you to all that apply!!

More Background Fun!

Hello everyone!  I am back with the card I said I would share with you using the CottageCutz Frankly die.  I made this background before I realized what a great cloud the hole in the ground negative would make.  For these clouds I tore a strip of paper about 3 inches long making a rough edge.  I then sponged Memento grey flannel to create the wispy clouds.  The negative stencil is much easier to use, and I plan on using it more often.
I used CottageCutz Halloween Scene for my second card.  The background is from a card that I made awhile back on my blog.  I didn't like the way it was turning out, so I started over.  I didn't throw it away because I thought I might find some use for it.  It was perfect for this little Halloween Scene.  Hope you like it!
Have a safe and fun Halloween!

Hugs and smiles,

Friday, October 26, 2012

Victorian Birdhouse

Hello everyone, and Happy Friday to all!!
Today's card showcases the SUPER DARLING CottageCutz "Victorian Birdhouse"

I dusted the house with Tim Holtz inks, and then put it together. I used LOTS of Really Reasonable Ribbon on my card today. I also added sewing to each layer including the circles. 

I LOVE this darling lil' CottageCutz Victorian Birdhouse, its sooo sweet!!! there are lots of other beautiful cottagecutz dies from this collection as well, you can find the Victorian Collection Here!

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!!
Hugs to all,

Wednesday, October 24, 2012



Hi everyone Cindy here with some SWEET CottageCutz Designs, ! I have made some SWEET Cupcakes  so yummy!!~

Cupcakes & Toppers

CottageCutz Spooky Bridge

Hugs Cindy xoxo

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

CottageCutz Hocus Pocus Mini

Hello everyone, today I'm sharing a Darling CottageCutz Halloween Hocus Pocus Mini Toilet Paper Album.
I really enjoyed putting this mini together. I used 4 Toilet Paper Rolls, and covered them with paint,DCWV design paper, Lots of Really Reasonable Ribbon,Lace and Trim. I also added some feathers, and buttons.

Throughout my mini I used lots of CottageCutz dies and will list and link them here

CottageCutz Dies used:
Cupcake Toppers(For ghost)

On these 2 pages, I used CottageCutz "Bats on Branch" and the Ghost from "Cupcake Toppers". They are colored with Creative Inspiration Paints in Onyx,Chocolate, and blue ice for the ghost.
in my video I will show you my interactive pages. Love doing these in mini's

on these 2 pages I left them pretty plain, but did add 2 spiders from the CottageCutz "Spiderweb Border" they are colored too with Onyx. I also colored my flower and added a cat face to it.

For my last page here I used the Beautiful CottageCutz "Lace Envelope" LOVE using this in all my mini's, its perfect for the back page and adding either a spot for writing,pictures or just tags.

All the dies are linked above, but wanted to share photo's of all the ones I used.

My Video on my Hocus Pocus Halloween Mini

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!!!
Hugs to all,

Friday, October 19, 2012

Isn't this just darling.  It's CottageCutz time and Carol here today showing you this die called Witch Cake Plate.  I am just tickled with this die and thinking next year I will use this die and host another Halloween Tea Party.  This would be a perfect image for an invitation to a Spooktacular party.
 I cut out all the pieces from the die and distressed them with Brushed Corduroy distress ink and assemble the pieces.  I applied glossy accents to the "cover" to make it look like glass.  Martha Stewart Spider Punch around the page was used to accent the focal point and I used spellbinders for the corners and applied purple rhinestones in the centers. 
This is was so much fun to make.  I just love CottageCutz dies.  They are a lot of fun to work with and very easy to assemble.   Just a reminder that we are looking for some Guest Designers so be sure to check out the information at the top of the CottageCutz blog.  Thanks for stopping by today and viewing my creation.  I really appreciate it.  This is the die that I used: