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This week at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown, Louise has used her love of cats to set a fun theme challenge. I feel very lucky to have built a large library of stamps, but unfortunately cat stamps are not among them! So instead, I turned to punch art to make a cat for my DT card …
I followed this week’s sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches, sitting my punch art kitty on top of the Good Greetings Christmas sentiment by Stampin’ Up. It made me smile to sit this punch art kitty precariously on top of a narrow ledge, just like my own cat likes to do!
Sponging the edges of the punched pieces added shading and definition…
This kitty is in soft grey with white socks – I love her pink paddy-paws! I made some punch art holly for her to wear using matching pool party cardstock…
I made holly for the Santa hats on the cake I made at Christmas too …
Just like punch art in 3D really!
I was wondering what to make for my cake topper, and spotted these Christmas totem poles on Pinterest and was wowed. I’m not sure if they’re made in sugar or modelling clay, but I was inspired to make one for myself using fondant. I’ve tried to find who the original artist was, but the photos on Pinterest are not watermarked and don’t link to a website. If it’s you, please let me know so I can give you credit – I think your models are amazing!
I’m linking my card up to Freshly Made Sketches #182
So, I hope you like my punch art Christmas card for this week. Now it’s time to see what the rest of the Design Team have been making for you.
stamps: good greetings;
inks: black stazon, pink pirouette, pool party, smoky slate;
cardstock: smoky slate, whisper white, basic black, pool party core-dinations, pink pirouette, real red;
punches and dies: ornament, small oval, large oval, modern label, heart to heart, itty bitty circle, 1/2” circle, paper doily sizzlit, blossom petals builder, QuicKutz snowflakes;
accessories: paper snips, black stampin’ write marker pen, white gel pen, sanding block, perfect polka dots embossing folder, crop-a-dile, stampin’ dimensionals, sponge daubers, white scalloped base card from my stash;
All supplies from Stampin’ Up unless otherwise stated.
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