A Scrappy Cat for Kat Scrappiness – Thank You for Everything

Distress Ink Blending with several Layers of Masking

I have to say good bye, good bye to a great team and an amazing experience. This is my last post for the Kat Scrappiness Design Team. The half year is already over. Sometimes it’s scary how fast time passes by. This card just had to be a thank you card for Kat and Deb. Thanks to them I was allowed to join a great team and share my love for katscrappiness.com with you. I thought that a little word game might be funny, so I used a scrappy cat stamp for the Kat Scrappiness thank you card πŸ˜› As …

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Video: How to Create a Simple Mixed Media Valentine’s Tag

Mixed Media Valentine's Tag with Newton's Nook and Kat Scrappiness

Hello there, today I wanted to share a Valentine’s tag with you using Kat’s new tag dies and a really cute stamp set from Newton’s Nook. You know that I’m “a little” into mixed media, so I wanted to create something more towards that direction with the new Kat Scrappiness dies. But I also wanted to create something that fits to the current season so I decided to go with something pink πŸ™‚ I always think it’s easier to follow a mixed media project in a video vs explanations as text. So I just had to create a new tutorial …

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Creating Traditional Valentines Cards Using Kat Scrappiness Layered Hearts

Layered Hearts

Have you seen the new release from Kat Scrappiness yet? She has some great new shapes and double stitched heart dies. But I think it’s easier to show you how a card using these dies looks like. That’s why I created two layered hearts cards πŸ˜‰ I started by grabbing a regular white piece of card stock and running it through my die cut machine with the largest of the new Stitched Fancy Scalloped Rectangle Dies. I also used the second largest of the Double Stitched Heart Dies to cut a heart shape from masking paper. Now I added the …

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Magical Fairy Cards lets you Believe in Yourself

believe

Hi, I’m back for Kat Scrappiness and I have the cutest fairy stamp to share with you. At least I think it’s a fairy with her elegant posture and the puffy skirt. And I wanted to let her swing from something, so what is better than a sentiment die cut πŸ˜› I started by die cutting the base of the card, the sentiment and a doily as the ground for the fairy. I decided to die cut a second doily and colored them with Distress Inks. It creates the perfect magical background for the little fairy, don’t you think? Then …

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Video: A Sparkly Thank You With Nuvo Glimmer Paste

sparkly thank you

Hi and welcome to a new year full of amazing adventures! Let’s start with a new video showing you how I created this sparkly Thank You card using Nuvo Glimmer Paste and some really neat dies. I’m starting to try products in different ways, that’s why I’m using the Glimmer Paste as a paint, versus a modelling paste. I think it turned out really nice πŸ˜› You might have seen that I used gloves for this technique. In general you don’t need to worry about getting the paste off of your hands. I just used gloves to keep the glimmer …

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Preparing for a Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Hi and welcome to a new card designed for Kat Scrappiness πŸ™‚ Did you survive Christmas? Are you ready for the new year yet? I know I am πŸ˜‰ As soon as I saw this amazing snowflake die, I knew that I wanted to create a shaker card with it. I think snowflakes are glamorous, so I paired it with the Happy New Year die form Kat Scrappiness and some shiny sequins. First I had to die cut the snowflake, once from regular white card stock and a second time from shimmer card stock. The white card stock is my …

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Video: Christmas for a Cat with Newton’s Nook

Christmas for a cat

Happy Holidays everyone! For Christmas Eve I wanted to share my last Christmas card for this year. I was in the mood for a little coloring with a layout that uses some cute patterned paper. I decided to go with the Newton’s Nook “Newton’s curious Christmas” stamp set and make the naughty little kitty the focal point. This is how Christmas for a cat must feel like. So many shiny things to play with, trees to climb on and attention from the owner πŸ˜› It’s a rather simple card, so I hope you’ll enjoy my video showing you how I …

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Video: Merry Christmoose with more Sparkle

Merry Christmoose

I’m back on the Kat Scrappiness blog with some more sparkle and a Merry Christmoose card. I had to use the Nuvo Glimmer Paste again, I just can’t help it πŸ™‚ This card is a little more settled than my last one, the goofy looking moose from Whipper Snapper Designs deserved a little sparkle though. And what is Christmas without sparkle?! Exactly! This quick video shows you how easy it is to create a cute card with the Nuvo Glimmer Paste and Embossing Powder. The results are super pretty and your craft room doesn’t look like a huge mess afterwards. …

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Joining the Coffee Lover Winter Blog Hop

winter coffee lover blog hop

Wow, it’s already Winter. Time for cute Christmas decoration, Peppermint Lattes, delicious chocolate and some snow (well, not for me). And to celebrate the upcoming cozy season I’m joining the Coffee Lover Winter Blog Hop with this fun Christmas card. I started by die-cutting a bunch of pieces from white card stock and the background from this amazing paper pack from Carta Bella. I just love the plaid paper in there! Red and gold always look gorgeous together, so I used the Nuvo Glimmer Paste in Golden Crystal for the snowflake pattern. The Nuvo paste dries rather quickly, maybe 30 …

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Video: So Much Sparkle for Santa and his Helper

sparkle for santa

Hello and welcome to a new card for Kat Scrappiness, using a lot of sparkle and a new to me stamp brand, Nordic Stamps. Santa and his reindeer are just so adorable that they needed a lot of sparkly goodness around them. To create all this sparkle for Santa and his little helper, I used the new Nuvo Glimmer Paste and Embossing Powder. I just love both of them, for several reasons. First, the glitter is not too much. It’s sparkly, but not blinding. Second, the glitter is containable. You don’t have a huge mess on your craft table afterwards, …

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