Sunday, 20 August 2017

Mix It Up Monday: sneak peek Cat Punch

As you may have gathered, the product I am most excited about in the upcoming Autumn/Winter catalogue is the cat punch. And, as I have no reason to celebrate Halloween, I’ve been looking for ways to use it for other occasions. 

Not sure what occasion would warrant this particular Mix It Up Monday project but it kept me amused for half an hour. And I’m proud to say that I stamped the words in one go. 

Here’s my three-step method for stamping with the Labeler Alphabet stamp set (or any alphabet set):
  1. Draw a fine pencil line along a ruler and mark the centre point.
  2. Have the word or phrase written on scrap paper so you can copy it (it’s so easy to stamp the wrong letter otherwise), then count the characters – including spaces and any punctuation – to work out the centre point.
  3. Stamp from the centre point outwards; this is when having the phrase written down will help as you will be stamping half of it in reverse. 

I scoured my In Color charts for a combo with a cat shade in it (I’m not quite ready for fantasy cats in crazy colours but I’ll get there) and found this one… and a mistake which slipped through not one, not two but THREE proofreaders! Yes, the chart says Tangelo Twist, which is a retired In Color, when actually I meant to say Tangerine Tango. I always get those two mixed up. 


  1. Love this card!!! Thanks for the chuckle.

  2. This gave me quite a giggle 😃 I'm CASEing to send to my cats' vet. Thanks for the fun idea.

    1. Ha! Your vet will love it! Thanks for the comment :)

  3. This gave me quite a giggle 😃 I'm CASEing to send to my cats' vet. Thanks for the fun idea.

  4. LOL! Just busted up! Needed that! Too cute!


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