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The Purrfect Birthday Card

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I am so excited about the latest card that I made. It features the cat for the Storybook Friends digital stamp from Stampin’ Up. The reason I am so happy with this card is because the little ball of yarn I set out to create worked out just like I hoped it would!

Storybook Friends Cat


I wanted something without a lot of visual clutter but, that had something special to draw one’s attention. In some ways too, I guess I really love cards that have a tactile element to them.  My favorite books to buy for babies are the kind that have the different rub and feel pages like fuzzy ducks and scratchy sand and such. So that is why I added the little ball of yarn.

After several failed attempts (the glue was causing the ink of the stamp to run) I realized that the trick was to glue the yarn to a blank paper circle and then adhere that over the stamped version of the yarn ball.

I can’t wait to send this card to my niece Brianna for her birthday this summer. She really is perfect!

birthday bash I am entering this card into the CAS-ual Fridays CFC99: Birthday Bash Challenge.


Happy Stamping,


About cardsbymo

Paper crafting is my Yoga. It takes my mind off any stress that I might have at the time. My daughter loves to get involved in my projects too and it is a great way to connect with her. Sixteen years ago I began scrapbooking but, my new true love is card making!

2 responses »

  1. This is just adorable! I love that image, great CAS card!! Thank you for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  2. I love your idea with the twine. It turned out perfect! Your niece will love it. Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!


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