How to Make a Lunar Cat Greeting Card

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By Kyriakos Pachadiroglou –

Create a dark sky background by blending MEMENTO inks on white card stock and adding details with sprinkles of All-Purpose ink White and Wisteria colors. Use the On Point glue to set little rhinestones and the Tear It! Tape to attach the background to a card base.

Skill: Beginner

Time: 1 Hour

Directions:

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Step 1

Cut a 4x6in piece of heavy card stock and using a jumbo Sponge Dauber heavily distress it with the MEMENTO Paris Dusk ink pad.

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Step 2

Repeat with the MEMENTO Grape Jelly ink pad.

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Step 3

Use a small Sponge Dauber to add more detail with VersaColor Indigo ink pad.

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Step 4

Sprinkle All-Purpose White and Wisteria inks on the card piece and let it dry.

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Step 5

Cut a 3 /14″ circle and color with VersaFine CLAIR Golden Meadow, while pressing the Sponge Dauber a bit on some place creating spots imitating the moon surface.

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Step 6

Stamp the face of the cat with the VersaFine CLAIR Nocturne.

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Step 7

Glue the moon on the background card using the On Point Glue and add small dots of it to set the rhinestones around.

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Step 8

Add some ribbon and the quote chip.

Art Supplies:

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• VersaColor – Indigo

• VersaFine CLAIR – Golden Meadow, Nocturne

• MEMENTO – Grape Jelly, Paris Dusk

• All-Purpose Ink – White, Wisteria

• Tear It! Tape

• Sponge Daubers

• On Point Glue

Other

• White Card Stock

• Cat Themed Stamps

• Orange Color Mesh Ribbon

• Orange Color Rhinestones

• Tim Holtz Ideology Quote Chips

• Hot Glue

How to Make Purr-fectly Fun Cat Fairy Lights

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By Kyriakos Pachadiroglou

-Decorate your home with a cat themed fairy light string with stamped designs on tracing paper using StazOn inks and creating paper lamp shades. Attach the paper lamp shades on a battery powered led string and place them in any corner for the house.

Skill: Beginner

Time: 1 Hour

Directions:

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Step 1

Cut 2×5 ½ ” pieces of cad stock. Score on 2 ½ ” from each edge to the short side.

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Step 2

Make an X cutting to the center of the card stock cuttings (this will be the opening that will the lights)

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Step 3

Use the circle punch to create openings to one side of the card stock cuttings.

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Step 4

Color with the VersaFine CLAIR Summertime ink pad and a Sponge Dauber.

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Step 5

Distress with the MEMENTO Grape Jelly ink pad.

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Step 6

Stamp the cat design on the tracing paper using StazOn Jet black.

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Step 7

Cut along the designs, (about 2″ squares), turn to the back the tracing paper and color with StazOn Iris ink pad.

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Step 8

Place Tear It! Tape in the blank side (inner side to be) of the card stock cuttings, above and below the circular opening.

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Step 9

Set the tracing paper cuttings, stamped with the cat designs, to cover the circular opening and fold to attach the short edges.

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Step 10

Place led lights on the X opening made earlier.

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Art Supplies:

Imagine

• StazOn – Jet Black, Iris

• VersaFine CLAIR – Summertime

• MEMENTO – Grape Jelly

• Tear It! Tape

• Sponge Daubers

Other

• White Card Stock

• Tracing Paper

• Cat Themed Stamps

• 1.5in Circle Punch

• Battery Operated Lights String

• Kraft Knife