Thursday, March 24, 2011

C is for Cat

I created this card for very good friends of mine who recently lost their cat, who was absolutely adorable. I was glad when Stampin' Up! released the C is for Cat stamp set because it is perfect for a cat sympathy card with the "so sorry for the loss of your little friend" stamp and I was thrilled with the way this card came out.

I wish I would have written down the measurements before I sent the card, but I have a solution! Start with a piece of Glossy White cardstock a little bit larger than the tree/grass stamp from Nature's Silhouettes. Then sponge the top half with Baja Breeze ink and the bottom half with Wild Wasabi ink. Then stamp the tree/grass stamp using Stazon Jet Black ink, then stamp the cat and workd Stazon Jet Black ink. Now you can trim down the cardstock around the stamped images. I added a Basic Rhinestone jewel on the cat's collar. I mounted this on Whisper White cardstock, then Basic Black cardstock, then mounted on the card using Dimensionals. For the bottom of the card, I used Baja Breeze and I stamped the paws walking across the card using Baja Breeze ink. I ran it through the Big Shot using the Elegant Lines Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. You can't tell in the picture, but I sprayed some Vanilla Shimmer Smooch Spritz on the focal point.

Here are the products used for this card:
  • C is for Cat, Item No. 115764 ($15.95)
  • Nature Silhouettes, No. 111542 ($22.95)
  • Glossy White cardstock, No. 102599, ($5.95)
  • Whisper White cardstock, No. 100730 ($8.50)
  • Basic Black cardstock, No. 121045 ($6.95)
  • Baja Breeze cardstock, No. 111352 ($6.95)
  • Baja Breeze Classic ink, No. 111833 ($5.95)
  • Wild Wasabi Classic ink, No. 109014 ($5.95)
  • Stazon Jet Black ink, No. 101406 ($7.95)
  • Stamping Sponges, No. 101610 ($3.50)
  • Dimensionals, No. 104430 ($3.95)
  • Vanilla Shimmer Smooch Spritz, No. 118772 ($4.95)
  • Big Shot, No. 113439 ($99.95)
  • Elegant Lines Textured Imp. Folder, No. 119277 ($7.95)
  • Basic Rhinestones, No. 119246 ($4.95)

Happy Stamping,

Phyllis

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