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Bonjour Kitty by Janelle Stollfus

French Kitty by Janelle StollfusSupplies

From Stampendous:
Q192 Bonjour Kitty
CP811 Creative Palette Monoprinting Plate
NKCR03 NK Studio Grunge
SSC1190 Say It Sentiments

Black, Brown ink pad
DecoArt Acrylic Paints – Brown, green, blue and orange
White, Green cardstock
Core’dinations Tan textured paper
Copic: (fur) Y21, YR14, YR27, E07, (eyes) G43, YG93, (nose) R01, N1, N4, N6, (beret) B12, B14, B16, (scarf) R14, R17, R39, (shadow) E43, BV000


  1. Create monoprint paper using the Creative Palette Monoprinting Plate instructions. If desired, add layers of paint after each print has completely dried.
  2. Cut panel of monoprint for card front.
  3. Sand textured paper for distressed look and glue to monoprint panel and glue onto card base.
  4. Stamp Grunge bubble wrap stamp onto card base using brown ink pad. Add acrylic paint to cleaned stamp for additional stamped areas.
  5. Stamp French Kitty in Black dye-based ink (safe for Copic Markers) and color.
  6. Cut out around French Kitty and add foam adhesive to back and adhere to card over distressed texture paper.
  7. Stamp saying from Say It Today Sentiments in various places on card base.


House-Mouse® Friendly Dreams by Suzanne Czosek

House-Mouse® Friendly Dreams by Suzanne CzosekSupplies:

From Stampendous:
HMM06 Friendly Dreams
SSC1209 Holiday Words Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Brown Ink
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Patterned Paper
Karat Aquarell Watercolor Pencils by Staedtler®
White Gel Pen
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Stamp image using black ink.
  2. Color image using watercolor pencils and waterbrush.
  3. Sponge edges with brown dye ink.
  4. Stamp sentiment in top left corner.
  5. Highlight image with white gel pen.
  6. Cut banner from brown cardstock. Place stamped image over banner.
  7. Cut pattern paper mount on card base.
  8. Tie bells on brown twine and attach to top corner.
  9. Cut two stripes of brown cardstock and attach on top.

Cattus Librum by Jennifer Dove

Supplies: V239_SSC1117_JD_800

From Stampendous:

CRV239 Jumbo Cling Rubber Cattus Librum
FREG025 Aged Copper Embossing Enamel
FRM04 Tea Stained Mica Fragments
SSC1117 Sincere Sentiments Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
SSH34 Medium Rectangle Acrylics Handle
GS400 Spray Bottle (4-oz.)


Copic Markers
Instant Coffee Solution
American Crafts Ribbon
Cork Paper
Bazzill card stock: Tawney, Medium
Fabric Glue
heat tool


1.Stamp Kitty image on white cardstock with black ink. Trim to create rectangle.
2.Emboss image with Deep Impression Embossing Powder.
3. Stamp message on Cream paper and spritz with coffee.
4. Spritz background paper with coffee.
5. Encrust areas on card with Teas Stained Mica and Aged Copper Embossing Enamel.
6. Mount on brown cardstock, layering cork paper, encrusting and curled papers.
7. Twist brown ribbon around card and adhere in several places with Fabric glue.
8. Mount Kitty on top of Encrusted area at an angle with foam adhesive.
9. Mount piece onto folded A2 sized cardstock

Cattus Librum Frame by Fran Seiford

Supplies: V239_CRS5009_FS_800

From Stampendous:

CRV239 Jumbo Rubber Cling Cattus Librum
FREG026 Aged Black Embossing Enamel
FREG023 Aged Silver Embossing Enamel
FREG024 Aged Gold Embossing Enamel
FREG025 Aged Copper Embossing Enamel
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad
SSH46 Large Rectangle Acrylic Handle


Bazzill Basics Cardstock- Java (fits into 5×7 frame)
cream cardstock
Clear Laquer Varnish
Acrylic paints: Burnt Umber and Tangerine
heat tool
Creative Imaginations Sheer Brown 1 1/2


1. Using VersaMark Ink Pad, stamp swirl image on surface of frame, wrapping around the wood as you come to the edge. (for this step, you do not need to mount your cling stamp on a block).
2. Sprinkle Aged Silver Embossing Enamel onto stamped area and heat to set. Repeat this all over frame, until well covered with the design. Seal with clear laquer when done.
3. Stamp Kitty on cream paper with VersaFine Ink and set aside.
4. Stamp swirl again in a pleasing pattern on the Java cardstock, and emboss with several different colors of powder for a varied look.
5. Dribble both paint colors together over embossed designs and scrub in with the paintbrush mixing and covering the area as you go.
6. Scrub over embossed sections with a rough rag or paper towel intil the embossed colors are revealed.
7. when that is dry, you can rub in chalk colors with you finger if desired.
8. Mount Kitty image on top of the background you’ve just painted when it is dry, and then, insert tyhat into the frame.
9. Affix the ribbon between the picture backing and the painted mat, and tie a bow for hanging at the top.
10. Clean your glass with glass cleaner.
Watch Fran’s video on making this project @


Cattus Librum by Pam Hornschu


From Stampendous:

V239 Cattus Librum


Tsukineko Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
Core’dinations dark grey card stock
Canvas Corp embossed Rose paper
black cording
key charm
Double Sided Adhesive Foam
sanding block
dictionary page


1. Create card from dark gray Core’dinations cardstock.
2. Adhere panel of dictionary.
3. Randomly stamp images from Time Flies.
4. Distress around edges of card, tearing corners and inking edges.
5. Distress panel of embossed paper and adhere to inside of card.
6. Lightly sand center of square Core’dinations panel.
7. Stamp Cattus Librum on panel. Pop up on card.
8. Wrap and tie cord with key.