Tuesday, December 2, 2008


I'm Lovin' my Pink Cat Studio Stamps! When I saw this sweet Santa Kitty, I thought that she would be Purrfect for a Kitty Treat Basket! The little bucket was one of my dollar store finds!

I had some different ideas about how to decorate the bucket, but settled on keeping it simple and embossing pawprints on the bucket. I was a little concerned that the heat gun might effect the paint, but all was good.

I stamped the paws in SU White Craft ink. I must tell you that this is a bit of a tedious process. You need to rock the stamp just enough to capture the full image, but not enough to make it blurry. On a slippery surface like this, you may have to wipe off a few times and start over, but with patience you can do it! I embossed the paws in silver, but then found it to be a little bland, so in stages, I sprinkled embossing powder here and there around the prints and heat embossed until I got the splattered effect that was pleasing to my eye.

To complete the tag, I used a Sizzix Tag Set die cut. I stamped the pretty kitty right onto confettie white paper, coloured with copic markers and used a little SU old olive pastel to add the green around the eyes. I took a black Gel pen to darken the pupils and a white gel pen to add highligts to the eyes and pastelled cheeks. I then applied liquid glue pen to the "fur" areas and added SU! Chunky Glitter.

I then curled some red wire around a Q-tip, of which I cut off one end and used it to attach the tag to the pail handle.

I really like how this project turned out. Although the embossing was a little difficult, basically the project worked up quickly. Now just to find a pretty Kitty who would appreciate my gift!



  1. :))) OH this is tooo cute!!!!!!!

  2. ok I cant believe you......I know I just left a comment but OMG....SHUT UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!You are the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!LOOK AT THAT...

  3. Now who on earth could resist those eyes!?!?!? C'mon! No one!! Well ... I can't!
    I'm so tickled to see your style with Cat's Pajamas! You GO kitty girl!


  4. WOWZA!! This is the "cat's meooow"!!! I totally love that kitty and your bucket of gifts is fabulous!! TFS!

  5. This is just fabulous Vicki!! What a great idea for a kitty gift! I love how you coloured the cat and the chunky glitter looks so cool, great job!!

  6. This is so cute Vicki! LOVE the fun design and that tag is adorable! PURRFECT gift!

    Hugs, Jennifer :)

  7. What a purrrrrfectly adorable gift and Kit Kat!! Love it!


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