Saturday, 4 August 2012

"I am a cat and I will walk in front of your card"

A cat and a card today – in the same photo!

I needed a white background for this card (will tell you why one day) so went out into the sunshine with two bits of DSP backing, propped them up against a wall and began to snap away.

Enter, stage left, Cobweb... seemingly oblivious to my presence and the important task in hand.  But, as a long-term cat owner, I know better and that she was probably thinking: “I am a cat and I will walk where I please for I am more important than you and your stupid card.”

Just in case you can’t see the card properly, due to the presence of whiskers and paws, here’s a more successful photo from the session.

I had Christmas in July cardstock and papers out but wanted to make something not so Christmassy. Many of the Holly Berry papers can be used for other occasions, too, and I really love the tiny flowers and delicate design of this sheet. Sadly, it’s the opposite side of my other favourite sheet from the pack – the glittery polka dots! But sometimes tough decisions have to be made.

There’s a hint of a new product on there – see if you can spot it. This one won’t  be available until October but it was perfect for the card, so I thought I’d slip it on there.

Stamps: Aviary
Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Cherry Cobbler, Wild Wasabi, Chocolate Chip, So Saffron, Real Red
Paper: Holly Berry
Ink: Early Espresso, Cherry Cobbler
Punches: Scallop Oval, Boho Blossoms, Itty Bitty Punch Pack, Bird, ¾” circle
Accessories: Big Shot, Adorning Accents embossing folders, pearls

All products by Stampin’ Up!®


  1. Perhaps Cobweb wanted to get at the bird in the cage!

  2. Your card is lovely! This is my favorite paper from this set too! Love those tiny flowers and pearls!
    Cobweb was just trying to put Caturday in perspective! It's all about the cat after all!! LOL! Great picture!!

  3. love this colour combination best wishes Lesley x


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