CASology #104: Happy Meowday Card

Happy Tuesday! I found that last week’s cue word was a bit of head scratcher for some of you including me. But you ladies came up with wonderful CAS creations and made our work harder choosing the winners. Keep it up! Now it’s time to get creative again, and here is this week’s cue card over at CASology:

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A nice easy cue word with so many options for interpretation! Actually this was my favorite cue word ever since I joined on the design team at CASology. I couldn’t shift my mind from a cat for this one. So I created a little scene that has been seen around my house all the time since I adopted my two cats last year. Here is my take on PET challenge:

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My cats love playing with yarn, ribbon, plastic bag, and cardboard box. And they also love climbing up in high places such as counter top, floating shelf, table, and headboard. For my card, I combined two things that my cats love – playing with yarn at the floating shelf! That makes a happy meowday for sure! I wish my cats could see my card and know how much I love them. They are way too adorable! (One more thing to say, my cats use toilet! That means there is no litter box at my place. Isn’t that awesome?)

To create a cat card, I used Happy Meowday Stamp Set from Simon Says Stamp. Can you notice what I used for my floating shelf? Yes, I used a mini wood clothespin. I kept this card clean and simple by using one main image and setting it in the top corner of the card so that lots of empty white space remained. I love how my cat card turned out. What do you think? Here is a closer look at my card:

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I have a feeling that I would remain in a beginner level in coloring for the rest of my life. *wink* Even though I wasn’t good at copic coloring, I tried to color my image to look like one of my cats. He has a beautiful stripe patten on his tale. The cat looks so cute on the floating clothespin! By the way, I’m entering this into Curtain Call challenge.

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This is a quick step-by-step photo tutorial on how I put together my card. 1)Separate a wood clothespin and color it with brown marker. Then adhere it on card using glue dots. 2)Stamp a cat image in black ink and color the image with Copics. 3)Fussy cut the cat and adhere it on card using dimensional adhesive. 4)To make a yarn ball, wind baker’s twine on a pearl. Then adhere the yarn ball next to the cat using glue dots. 5)Stamp the sentiment in black ink. 6)Die-cut mini heart using Simons Says Mini Heart die and adhere it next to the sentiment. Then coat it with Glossy Accents.

Now it’s over to you ladies, I can’t wait to see what clean and simple ideas you all come up with this week, but before you get started, make sure to stop by each of the DT’s blog for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by. Happy crafting!

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About May Park

Hello! My name is May Sukyong Park. I was born and brought up in South Korea. I’ve done my Bachelors in Sociology and Journalism in Seoul, Korea. I’ve been happily married to the most wonderful husband for 8 years, and we moved to California, USA in Sep 2009. I now live near the coast in beautiful Southern California with my hubby and two adorable cats. I had not enjoyed any arts and crafts until I was first introduced to stamping by my friend in 2010. Then I started scrapbooking, and slowly moved in to making cards. I love clean and simple design based on creativity. I started blogging in June 2012, to share all that I create and to submit my creations into some card challenge blogs. I hope you enjoy your stay on my pages and get some inspiration. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Happy crafting!

17 comments

  1. OMG! This card is too cute. I’m a cat lover too so this is definitely my fav.

  2. This is too cute!! Can’t believe your cats use the toilet!! Amazing!!

  3. Miriam Prantner

    How cute! I love how you used just part of the clothespin and I love that tiny yarn ball!

  4. Awww sooo cute ..love the card and the card process..:)

  5. This is such a cute card! Love your use of the clothespin!

  6. This is just adorable, May! And how brilliant to use half a clothes pin for the shelf! Love it. :)

  7. jet

    aaaaw this is soooo cute, adorable!!! i have a friend with a red tomcat kitten so i think i will try this out;-D
    thank you for the sharing and the tute;-D

  8. May, this is SO cute and so perfect for you!!! :) Such awesome creativity, as always!

  9. May… I love your card so much… it just makes me smile!

  10. swldebbie

    Oh this is just adorable, May!

  11. This is cute May, love the ball of twine

  12. May, I had a feeling you might make a card woth a cat on it! :) This is adorable..and I’m sure your lucky cats know how much you love them!

  13. May…clever idea using that wood from the tiny clips..you are a clever card maker.lovely Meow so cuute and great cas card…hope as DT you like to see my PET card too and maybe leave me some love.. I would be soo happy May…hugs, Monika

  14. Awww, this is just too cute!

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