Hello Kitty!

Hey everybody! Well, another week has almost bitten the dust – they are passing by so fast it’s making my head spin! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support! I’m stoked to be back on the Dies R Us Inspiration Blog today with another awesome DT inspiration project! I created a super sweet CAS kitty card featuring the most adorable Tutti Designs Cat In Basket die paired with some pink enamel hearts and iridescent bling! Perfect for a cat lover!

I cut a standard A2 size side-folding card base from CutCardStock Basis Natural 110# cardstock (which is perfect for an almost one-layer card) and rounded the bottom right corner. I cut the Tutti Designs Cat In Basket and a single narrow strip from CutCardStock Magenta 80# cardstock. I stamped the sentiment in pink ink, stamped it again in Versamark and applied Hero Arts Clear Embossing Powder. I adhered the die cut and the strip, and added two pink enamel hearts. Using the Crystal Katana Pick Up Tool, I added quite a few tiny iridescent gemstones to finish off the card front.

I cut the inside panel from Neenah Classic Crest Baronial Ivory 80# cardstock and embellished it with leftover strips of CutCardStock Magenta 80# cardstock and CutCardStock Basis Natural 110# cardstock for a tone-on-tone effect, stamped the sentiment in pink ink and layered the panel on the magenta cardstock.

And one more peek… this is so stinkin’ cute I can’t stand it! What an absolutely ah-DOR-able die! Wouldn’t it be fun to die cut a bunch of these cats in a basket in different colors to create a set to give as a gift?!

Dies R Us products used:
Tutti Designs Cat In Basket die
Crystal Katana Pick Up Tool

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: CutCardStock Basis Natural 110# cardstock, CutCardStock Magenta 80# cardstock, Neenah Classic Crest Baronial Ivory 80# cardstock
Stamps: The Cat’s Pajamas Good Meowning stamp set
Ink: Catherine Pooler Pucker Up ink
Dies/Punches: Kadomaru Pro corner rounder
Accessories: Tonic Studios 12″ Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Gemini Junior, MISTI stamp tool, Hero Arts Clear Embossing Powder, Bearly Arts precision craft glue, Eyelet Outlet Enamel Hearts, ScraPerfect Iridescent Gemstones

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun goodies at the Dies R Us store! They not only sell dies… they also carry stamps, embossing tools and supplies, all kinds of craft supplies, slimline products and even Yupo paper! Be sure to join in the fun going on over at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog – there’s a new challenge theme posted on the 1st and 15th of each month and one lucky random winner will receive a gift voucher prize to the Dies R Us store! And be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ Dies R Us Facebook Page for lots of creative inspiration and to keep up with the latest news! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

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