Friday, 11 March 2016

You Little Furball

Hello, Crafters.

A couple of days ago I was talking to one of my new Stampin' Up! team members and she mentioned the You Little Furball Stamp Set. I said that I had that set, too but as I was talking, I couldn't think of any cards I'd made with it.

I picked it off the shelf and saw that I hadn't even put the (wood) set together. I normally buy clear mount and I really don't know why I didn't on this occasion.

Yesterday I decided I would assemble the stamps and have a play. I've previously made a card that had flowers in a teapot so today I thought I'd put cats in a teacup! LOL!

I started with a card base of Whisper White Cardstock, with a layer of Lost Lagoon and a top layer of Whisper White.

I already had a Whisper White tea cup that had been die cut using a cup die from the Cups & Kettle Framelits Dies. As the A Nice Cuppa Stamp Set is photopolymer, it was easy to stamp straight onto the die cut.

I used Lost Lagoon Ink for the cup and also for the patterned heart that's from the same stamp set. I stamped it onto a piece of Whisper White and punched it out using the heart punch from the Itty Bitty Accent Punch Pack.

I also punched out two Whisper White hearts, cut one in half and adhered each to the back of the stamped heart offset to show from both sides of the heart to replicate layering. The second one was adhered to show from behind the top of the heart.

I adhered a spotted "tablecloth" from the Cherry on the Top Designer Series Paper Stack. Using Chocolate Chip Ink, I stamped two different cat bodies from the stamp set so that just the upper halves would show over the rim of the cup.

I stamped both heads onto scrap Whisper White cardstock and cut them both out by freehand.  

I stamped the sentiment using the sentiment from the Birthday Blooms Stamp Set at the top of the card using Lost Lagoon Ink. Then I was ready to start assembling my card.

I adhered the heart to the cup using Tombow. The heads and the cup were both adhered to the card front using Dimensionals.

The final step was to stamp the bottom sentiment in Chocolate Chip Ink onto another scrap piece of Whisper White Cardstock. Then I punched it out using the Washi Tape Punch.

I decided it was wider than I wanted it to be, so I cut a strip off the top and the bottom, then adhered it to the card front using Dimensionals. A nice little, fun card!

Until tomorrow, happy crafting.



  1. I LOVE this card! And I need to order that stamp set! I know just the person who would love it ... tea cup and all! How absolutely purrfect! TFS ... glad you pulled this one off the shelf! Well done!

    1. Glad you like it, Geraldine - couldn't resist playing with it again today and not a teacup in sight! ☺ Happy crafting, JanB.

  2. oh this is so cute Jan. my granddaughter would love it. she has 2 black and white cats named Max and Sox. hope you are feeling much better. cheers.

    1. Thanks, Pearl. It truly is a delightful stamp set. I had another play with it yesterday which I'll be posting a little bit later. I would think you could stamp them in black and add the white bits with a white gel marker - I feel another play coming on! LOL!! Yes, I'm feeling so very much better now thank you. Have a great weekend. Happy crafting, JanB.

  3. So adorable! Thank you so much for sharing and for the video tutorial. Great job!

    1. Thanks, Jackie. I'm so pleased you like this and that you enjoyed The video. ☺ Happy crafting, JanB.