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For the Inspiration Challenge (IC716) this week, we’re going to Corning Ware. I had no idea they had so many different patterns. As soon as I saw THIS bowl, I knew I had my inspiration.

The line up of cats reminded me of this fun Group of Cats image. After stamping & die cutting them, I added some pen work in red & black to make them look like the cats on the bowl. The gold frame was a leftover & when I put it around them, it looked to me like a portrait on the wall so I arranged the card around it. The cat w/ the bow tie was die cut along w/ a black shadow, slightly offset & added in front.  I had to use my Resizing Technique to make the white panel narrower than the die originally cuts. The greeting was white embossed on a triangular shape I had left from cutting some borders for another project & I liked how it looked like one side of a bow tie. Some narrow strips of striped dp were added down the sides.

These are the Copics I used. 

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps – Group of Cats , Cat w/ Tie, Simply Fabulous
Paper:  Staples 110# white, black, gold mirror board, dp (Glitz – Black & White)
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, Colorbox frost white pigment
Accessories: Rubbernecker  Rectangle Stitch,Group of Cats, Cat w/ Tie, Square Stitch Frame dies, Copic markers, white embossing powder

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It’s my turn to host the X2!

Splitcoast Featured Stamper Challenge (FS654), so a big congrats to Donna! She has a beautiful gallery & I chose THIS to case. I kept the animal theme & most of the layout, but I used different images & dies & left off the designer paper.

I love this new Rubbernecker image of the dog lineup (it’s actually a 2 part stamp, this one is rear view & the other is the front view). I thought this rear view would work great w/ a fence & then the cats in the tree on the other side. All of the cats & dogs were colored, the cats, fence, & grass were die cut & the dogs were fussy cut around the top. There’s a matching die in the works but it isn’t out yet. I used a new cloud stencil & tumbled glass ink to sponge in the sky bg.

Here are the Copics I used.

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Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: 3 Cats in Tree , Dogs Front & Back, Burn a few Bridges
Paper:  Staples 110# white, small strips of green
Ink: Memento Tuxedo black, Distress inks tumbled glass
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Rectangle Stitch, 3 Cats in Tree, Grass, Grass #2  dies, Clouds Stencil, Copic Sketch Markers

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A big congrats to Susan, the Newest Featured Stamper on Splitcoast! She has a fabulous gallery & I chose THIS to case. I kept the bird, layout & big letters, but used different images & dies & made a Wrinkle Free Distress background.

After using the Distress inks to make my bg, I colored & fussy cut the Bird & Cat. I did my big letters a little differently..I die cut them out of more of the bg, outlined them w/ black & added a white version underneath. Now I don’t know if this cat thinks the bird is lunch or if he’s asking the bird to get him some lunch, lol. But I suspect the latter. I watched a funny video where some people caught their parrot ordering stuff by using Alexa. Birds are pretty smart!

Here’s a look at the inside & below it are the Copics I used.

Thanks so much for stopping by!



Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps –Under the Sea set (greeting), Bird & Cat ,  (inside: Have Yourself )
Paper:  Staples 110# white, watercolor, X-press It 
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Distress inks spun sugar, worn lipstick, picked raspberry
Accessories:  Rubbernecker stitched rectanglesAlphabet Upper Case dies, sequins, Copic Sketch Markers


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