National Cat Day - Festive Friday Challenge

It's time for another Festive Friday Challenge!  Every second Friday we post a challenge for you with a specific theme and a Inspo List of 10 items to choose from to create your project.  We encourage you to create a project based on the theme and Inspo List and then post it using at least 3 items from the inspiration list.

This week’s challenge #FF0060 is National Cat Day on October 29th. Your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project and link up! #festivefridaychallenge  At Festive Friday, you do not need to actually celebrate the occasion. I hope you’ll make a card, scrapbook page or 3-D project and join us. You don’t need a blog to enter Festive Friday. Check out this link on how you can play along with this challenge. If you want help entering, please email me at and I’d be happy to help you! 

For today's challenge, I selected cats, yarn/baker's twine and mice/fish from this week’s Inspo List.  I hope you will join us in our challenge this week. I can’t wait to see what YOU create.  

My card uses the Pampered Pets Product Suite from the Annual Stampin' Up! Catalogue.  I love the expression on this cats' face.  I think she's saying that life is "PURRFect"!

You can check out the instructions and supply list for this card below.




  1. Cut Basic Black cardstock 5 1/2" s 8 1/2" and fold in half to form card base.
  2. Cut Real Red cardstock 4 1/8" x 5 3/8" and adhere to card base using Stampin' Seal
  3. Cut Designer Series Paper 4" x 5 1/4" and adhere to card base using Stampin' Seal.
  4. Cut Real Red cardstock 2" x 5 1/4"
  5. Cut Designer Series Paper 1 7/8" x 5 1/4" and adhere to the Real Red cardstock strip.
  6. Adhere to the right hand side of the card base approximately 1/2" from the right edge using Stampin' Seal
  7. Cut Basic Black cardstock 2 3/4" x 2 3/4"
  8. Cut Whisper White cardstock 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"
  9. Stamp cat image using Tuxedo Black Memento ink.
  10. Colour using Stampin' Blends - Smoky Slate - Light and Dark and Petal Pink - Dark.
  11. Stamp hearts above cat using Real Red ink.
  12. Adhere to the Basic Black cardstock square using Stampin' Seal
  13. Tie twine around the bottom of the black cardstock.  Add a heart trinket and then tie a small bow.
  14. Adhere to the card base using Dimensionals.
  15. Cut Basic Black cardstock 1 1/2" x 2 3/4"
  16. Cut Whisper White cardstock 1 1/4" x 2 1/2"
  17. Stamp sentiment using Real Red Ink
  18. Adhere to Basic Black cardstock piece using Stampin' Seal.
  19. Adhere to the card base using Dimensionals
  20. Cut Whisper White cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
  21. Stamp sentiment using Real Red ink and cat in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
  22. Adhere to the inside of the card using Stampin' Seal.

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    1. Love the design and combination of papers, stamps and embellishments you used, especially that tiny heart. FYI, your link from the challenge blog is not working. I came here by going to your website.

    2. Thanks Stephanie! I fixed the link on the challenge blog. Thanks for letting me know.

    3. What a wonderful card, Melva! I LOVE the combination of the two papers you used and the accents you used. What a great layout, too! A perfect card for a cat lover!

    4. So cute! The papers you chose look so good together. The little heart charm is a perfect little accent.


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