Welcome to the Remarkable InkBig Blog Hop for February 2018. This month our theme is “lions, and tigers, and bears, oh my”.
You may just be starting the blog hop here at my blog, Su Mohr, or may have come from the person previous to me in the list. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all the projects.
When Cat heard about the upcoming Remarkable Ink Blog Hop, she was very excited, figuring she would be able to participate. No way would she let me even consider using a Panda!
So, here she is, once again, being featured on one of my cards.
The big decision was deciding what fur she would show off for this very special blog hop. She remembered the cover of a book that she found in my collection of Little Golden Books. Remember when they were 39 cents? The Tiny Tawny Kitten was published in 1969, the year my first daughter was born. So, this well loved book provided our inspiration.
I used the brush end of several Stampin’ Blends, painting stripes on Whisper white cardstock, and let it dry a bit. Then, I punched her out with the Cat Punch. You can’t see her pretty, blue eyes, because she is facing backwards.
She wanted to frolic among the daisies, and the Daisy Punch made that request an easy one to accomplish. I used the flower from the Daisy Delight stamp set, and stamped it in Pool Party ink to mimic the ones on the book cover. I stamped and punched, lickety-split! The center discs were stamped in Daffodil Delight ink, cut with the 1/2″ Circle Punch, and glued in place.
The card base is Wild Wasabi, layered with Garden Green that is embossed with a Petal Pair embossing folder. Since this embossing folder is just 2 1/4″ wide, I ran it through the big shot twice. Don’t you think it looks like a garden? After everything was popped up on dimensionals, Cat seemed pleased with the results.
We found the sentiment, “wild about you!” in the A Little Wild stamp set. We thought it was perfect for the blog hop theme of “lions and tigers and bears, oh my!”
But, Cat still wanted to play, and insisted on a game of hide and seek. She found some Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper that was perfect for making this happen.
I used the Stampin’ Trimmer to cut a 4 X 5 1/4″ piece of DSP, and used the Daisy Punch to cut out two daisies. Then I glued this DSP with the two daisy holes to a Garden Green card base.
Watch this video to see how this “eclipse” technique is done.
I used the Daisy Punch to cut more flowers from Whisper White cardstock for layering the two daisies, making them sturdy. Cat was layered also, and I think she did an excellent job of hiding, don’t you? Three, two, one, ready or not, here I come!
Cat and I want to thank you for taking part in our blog hop. Now hop along, because there are many amazing ideas and inspiration you don’t want to miss. Remember that currently, you are on my blog – Su Mohr at Aromas And Art, so check the blog hop line up list to see who is next on the list.