A Purrrrfect Housewarming.


I have been playing with the Natural Composition Specialty Designer Paper. p.150 of the new catalogue.
This designer paper has a cardstock thickness so you can use it for cards and boxes as well.

Last Saturday's workshop was also a Housewarming Party so I decided to make a Housewarming Card for my Hostess with the Natural Composition dsp.
She has two much loved cats and I wanted to incorporate them somehow into my card.
Come and see what I came up with...
I used the Woodgrain pattern for the card front.

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Kinda cute hey? Doesn't it make you smile?
I have used Daffodil Yellow, Tempting Turquoise , Whisper White and Naturals Composition dsp for the cardstock. I think the Daffodil Yellow and Tempting Turquoise are cheery colours don't you?
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I punched out squares with my 1" square punch to make a window frame and added a 1cm strip top and bottom for the pelmet and eave.
Half a doily folded in half again and sponged with Tempting Turquoise Ink became a lacy curtain in the window. The little cat is made with two small circles - 1/2" and 3/4". Cut two small triangles for ears and a thin strip slightly curved for the tail.

For her gift I made this Fancy Favour Box again using the Natural Composition dsp.


A Daffodil Yellow Blossom Punch Flower and Pool Party Embossed Vellum Swallowtail butterfly decorated the front.

Here they are together. Don't they look good?
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Be sure to stop by again next week. I have some more things to show you using the Natural Composition Designer Paper. This stuff is amazing!
Please leave a comment if you liked this post as I love hearing from you.
Vx

Comments

  1. I'm not a cat person at all, but that black cat peaking through the window is so cute. Well done on your Hostess Projects, Vicki. She was sure to love them.

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  2. A very cute card and a lovely gift

    Bev x

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  3. Yes, it immediately made me smile and I am sure your friend will too! What a cute card and gift idea. I'm thinking, 'why haven't I made any punch art cats?' now. Lol! Enjoy your day.

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  4. Agh! Thank you for pointing out the two slip-ups on my blog post today! I would never have seen them! Lol!

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