Monday, August 22, 2016

Wishing you a purr-fect birthday

Hello and good morning crafty peeps! Here's a card I made yesterday while playing in my craft room. (It was raining on and off all day. What better way to spend the day?!)




I die cut the crazy double stitches first, then stamped and heat embossed my kitty in gold embossing powder. Then I embossed the panel with the swirls, also using a folder frame so that the kitty didn't get embossed. The area that didn't get embossed left a fair bit of flat space above the kitty, so I searched my stickers for tiny hearts. These are Mrs. Grossman's stickers. Remember those?! I stamped the sentiment using my MISTI (It's actually 3 separate stamps. Using a MISTI really helps to line the words up evenly!), then heat embossed the sentiment onto black card stock and adhered with foam squares. Another CAS card - I must be possessed! LOL!

That's all I have for now. The oppressive heat finally broke last night here in the mid-Atlantic region. I'm going to go an enjoy it! Have a great day, and stay crafty my friends!



I'd like to enter this card at:
STAMPlorations August CAS card challenge
STAMPlorations never ending ATG challenge
Can You Case It? #134

 














Supplies:
Stamps: STAMPlorations - Pets
Ink: VersaMark
CS: Bazzill; Darice
Accessories: GC; CUTplorations - Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangle dies; Cuttlebug - EF; Stampendous - Champagne gold EP; heat gun; Mrs. Grossman's - heart stickers; Darice - folder frame
Adhesives: SA by 3L - tape runner, thin 3D foam squares

10 comments:

  1. Clean and crisp card. Love how you've blanked out the embossing around the cat, must give that a go! Great use of the Misti for the three different sentiment stamps x

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  2. Not just any CAS card... a CAT CAS card! Are you feeling more back to yourself today? :P

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  3. Wow, this card is so elegant! Love the touch of gold and the red color spots :)
    Thanks for joining us at this week's CYCI challenge - Josefine

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  4. Hi Chris, I love your kitty! The gold embossing is striking!! Thanks for playing with us at CYCI? this week. Char

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  5. Chris, what a great card for a cat lovers birthday. Thanks for joining the challenge at Can You Case It? -Kim

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  6. Hey Chris! I agree the gold sentiment really finishes off this card. Very lovely. Thanks for joining us at CYCI.... Christine

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  7. awe, such a Purrfect kitty for a kitty lover's birthday! love it! Thanks for joining us at Can You Case It? --Elizabeth Jeanne (Happy Stamper)

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  8. Very cool! Love the gold embossing! And very cool how you did the embossing on the background to frame the kitty, too!

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  9. Love the kitty! Masking it from being embossed was brilliant! Thanks for sharing at Stamplorations CAS!

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  10. Love EVERYTHING about your card!
    "Furry Hugs" from a Cat Lover!

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