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Monday, December 13, 2021

A Tisket, A Tasket, a bunch of kitties in a basket!

To be remembered on one's birthday is a thrill to know others are saying
With cakes, cards, and good wishes,Thanks for being born into our lives!
~Terri Guillemets, "Keepsake," 2013

Good morning,
Today I am sharing a Birthday card I made for my niece who recently celebrated.

She loves cats but since she lives with us and we just sent our 17ish year old kitty over the Rainbow we are just not ready for another feline at this point in time. Someday, just not right now.

So, for now, I put this cute card together using a cat stamp of mine I know she loves and the color pick. Which she also loves!

I used ProMarkers to shadow the basket pieces after I cut it out but it really does not show up very well. Thinking I should have used a darker brown, but by the time I figured out the ink I used was too light I’d already put it together so I just left it.

I stamped the kitty on 3 different color scrap pieces and fussy cut leaving some length for layering.

I did some die cutting of the flowers using a scrap of the pink matting cardstock. Used a darker pink ProMarker and blender pen to create the centers. Once done, I added the rhinestones to the centers.



Supplies for 5 x 7 card
  • Banner punch from Stampin Up!
  • Cardstock from Pen+gear (Base), Americna crafts and my scrap box
  • Cat stamp from Stampabilities
  • Design paper from Scrapbook Wizard
  • Flowers & border die (Flower field) from Spellbinders
  • Memento Ink
  • Pen white ink from Dr. Martins
  • ProMarkers
  • Rhinestones from my stash
  • Sentiment from Whimsy Stamps (Kitten Balloons)
  • Woven basket die from Gina Marie Designs

9 comments:

Stampin Expressions said...

What a sweet little card! The cats are just adorable peeking out of that basket. Thank you so much for sharing it at HSS!

Jan Mahew said...

Fabulous feline creation Cara! Thank you for sharing your Perr-fect happy wishes with us at Jan's Digi Blog Challenge. I appreciate your support and for stopping by, until next time... Good Luck and Happy Holidays!
Hugs,
Jan
(Owner & Illustrator of Jan's Digi Stamp Shop)

Susan from Stampin2Die4 said...

Oh, Cara - these little guys are so cute!!! I love your card!

Vickie Y said...

Beautiful! Thank you for sharing with us at The PIP Challenge.

Spyder said...

Cats just love baskets! Super Cute! So happy to see you over at Ike's SUYP!

Twórcze pasje Danki said...

Beautiful card and sweet cats. love it. Thank you for entering our Anything Goes Challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Regards
Danka
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Twórcze pasje Danki {My Blog}

Stampin by Genny said...

Cute kitty card and so sorry for your loss. Love the kitty images in the basket. Such a sweet card. Thanks for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Stampin With Leah said...

Very sweet card! Thanks for sharing it with us at HSS!

ike said...

That is really sweet. What a lovely scene you made.
Thank you for purring along to play at SUYP Cats Challenges.
Hugz
IKE =^..^=

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