Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Mistletoe Kitty Christmas Card

Each month over at Imagine That! Digi Stamps, there is a progressive freebie challenge. By entering this month's challenge, participants automatically receive the next month's digital set for FREE. I just love challenges where everyone is a winner! Plus it's always fun to anticipate what the new stamp sets are going to be each month!
For the card base, I used red cardstock that I die cut in 2 separate pieces using Spellbinders Radiant Rectangles. I die cut one piece with a little "flap" on it so I could adhere the second piece to the flap to form my card base. By attaching the piece without the flap to the front of the card, my card front doesn't show the small place where I had to cut underneath the die's top edge to keep the flap attached.
For the digi, I imported it to my Silhouette Studio Design software and added the sentiment beneath it. Then I printed it out (I used the pre-colored version included in the stamp set) and die cut it using Spellbinders Labels 10. I used a Marvey snow marker on the hat tassel, fur trim on the hat, kitten's tail and chest and added white glitter while the marker was still wet. I used some ribbon on the sides and adhered it with glue tape. I popped up the image with foam squares. I added a few red gemstones for decoration, and the card was done!

Here's a close-up of the glitter:
I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Imagine That! Digis monthly progressive challenge
Word Art Wednesday:ATG
Crafty Gals Corner -  W, E2 - #42 Ribbons and/or Flourishes
Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E -  Get Ready For Christmas
CropStop Linky Party M, 2nd Wednesday of M, E5, SIR(see blog for details)  #9 Anything Goes (Week 1 of 4) 
Simon Says Stamp - W, 5E - Wrap It Up
Scrapy Land Challenges -1st and #3rd Wed of Month, Must use a die sold by Scrapy Land - #28 Embossing (heat or dry) PLUS Use Any Brand of Die Scrapy Land Sells (Spellbinders die cut and emboss)

Whimsy Inspiration -Monthly 3rd Wed posting3E, SIO  - #87 Fall Colors or Christmas
Kraftin' Kimmie Saturday Challenge: Winter
Wonderful Wednesdays -  W, SIO -  Always Anything Goes


  1. Gorgeous card!! Such a sweet image! Thanks for joining our WW challenge with Kraftin Kimmie Stamps.
    Marilyn DT

  2. hello Carrie! super cute, the sparkle is sooo sweet! so glad you played along with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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    sparkle & shine *~*

  3. I love shaped cards! I wish I would do them myself more often but don't seem to think of it. Darling image and wonderful creation. Thanks so much for joining us at Kraftin' Kimmie for our winter fun challenge.

  4. So adorable Carrie, love the die cut and you kitty is the cutest. Thank you for joining us at Scrapy Land.
    Hugz from Wisconsin, Patricia
    Scrapy Land Store
    rubber stamping is my game blog

  5. Oh I love that kitty image! Love how you used the Spellbinders die for the shape of your card! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrapy Land Challenge #28!

  6. Lovely!!! Thanks so much for participating in our IMAGINE THAT! monthly challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper