Pretty Kitty – Blank Card

My upcoming WEEKEND CHALLENGE is SIMPLICITY.  It is always difficult to remember that sometimes “Less is More”.  I am trying to embrace this concept.  We often have lots of supplies at our disposal and it is so tempting to just add a little more…

To wit, I combined a number of challenges that are out in the blog world to create my card.

Sketch and Theme: Fusion Challenge (Kitty Butterfly); Subject: As You See It Challenge (#256); Subject: Double Trouble Challenge (#90); Style and Stamp: CAS on Friday (#211); and Color: Color Throw Down Challenge (#655).

Here is the result:



  • Focal Image: (1⅞”) Basic White cardstock scrap.  The Kitty and Butterfly image from the retired  Pretty Kitty stamp set was stamped with Basic Gray ink, colored with Stampin’ Blends and die-cut with one of the Circle dies from the retired Stitched Shapes Die set.  The Stampin’ Blend colors used were Smoky Slate, Pink Pirouette (retired), Mint Macaron, Fresh Freesia and Soft Sea Foam.
  • Background Panel: (5¼” x 4”) Basic White cardstock.  The bottom (1⅜”) was dry-embossed with the retired Scripty 3D Embossing Folder and the left side (1½”) was dry-embossed with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder.  The embossed edges take the place of the two panels as suggested by the sketch, keeping to a minimalist clean and simple esthetic.

A Smoky Slate card base (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) was chosen to match the colored Kitty.  The card was left blank (no sentiment) so that the card could be used for any occasion. 

We currently do not have any pets, because our schedules make it difficult.  If I did own a pet, my preferred choice would be a cat.  I like their independent spirit.  Fondly remembering “Pumpkin”, our sweet family cat, as I was growing up.

Thanks for spending some of your time with me today.   Cheers,  Jolanda!

Need a card? Ask me and I can create one for you.  Want the supplies to create your own, let me know and I can help you with that too!

Like this card? Want to make one similar?
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Published by Jolanda Johnstone

Owner of THE INQUE SPOT STUDIO - Creative Space for Stamping & Paper Crafting and Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in South Carolina.

14 thoughts on “Pretty Kitty – Blank Card

  1. Jolanda this card is so clever! The sweet kitty image is perfect for the Fusion inspiration and I love the combination of embossed pieces. You card has some lovely details yet is wonderfully clean and simple too. Thanks for sharing with us over at As You See It this week!

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  2. I love how you used the two different folders on your card to create the sketch, Jolanda! You always come up with cute ideas! And your kitty is adorable! Great job on our As You See It challenge this week!


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