When you’re making out your wish list make sure the new Cat Punch is on that list!  You’re going to ‘Love It’ even if you aren’t a cat lover.  And if you are a cat lover…you’ll have a difficult time putting it down!  Let’s have some fun…if you’re a cat lover, like I am, comment at least a meow in the comments and if you are a dog lover give me a bark.  On Friday morning I will draw a random name and send a few little samples out to the lucky winner!

The Spooky Cat Punch is for Halloween and all year round!

And don’t forget to add the Spooky Night Designer Series Paper to the list.  Why…because the cat can be punched out of the coordinating paper.  Here’s a cute Halloween card I used using both the paper and the punch.

Spooky Night Designer Series Paper  #144610

The Spooky Night Designer Series Paper coordinates with the Stampin' Up! cat punch making your card making easy and fun!

The paper is a fun pack for all you Halloween lovers out there!  You can punch the cats with the new cat punch and fussy cut the hats like I did.  There are pumpkins to cut and an owl in the stamp set that can be stamped right on the tree branch.  The black polka dots are for all year round…I just love this paper…can you tell!

Spooky Cat Bundle #146014

The sentiment on my card is from the Spooky Cat Stamp Set.  Save 10% when you purchase as a bundle with the Cat Punch.

A little black bling with our new Black Rhinestones!  And a tiny Linen Thread bow around her neck.  How do I know she’s a girl…because she’s sweet.  Come back tomorrow to see how sweet she is.

Measurements, Supplies and Directions below.

I’m So Close!

So close to earning this year’s Stampin’ Up! Incentive trip to Alaska!
I need to do it by the end of this month (September)

This July I went on my first Stampin’ Up! Incentive trip and it was amazing!  So I’ve been working all year to earn the next one…an Alaskan Cruise.  I really want to earn this trip for my husband, Jeff.  He was unable to go to Thailand with me on my first earned incentive trip because he needs his hip replaced which will hopefully be done after the first of the year.  Alaska is a dream destination for him and every day or so now he wants to know if I have earned it yet!  Like maybe I wouldn’t shout it to the roof tops when I do!  LOL

I have to the end of this month (Sept) to earn this trip but after crunching the numbers it looks like, after my normal monthly sales, I’ll be about $2,000 in sales short. That’s 40 orders of $50!  I now have 7 orders placed or promised which now leaves me at 33 – $50 orders!  So I’m asking my friends, family, customers and those that follow me to help me reach my goal this year.  Everyone that places a $50 order or greater will receive a handmade gift and thank you card to let you know how much I appreciate you.  You can place an order online using this hostess code when checking out QPGANYKA.  Do not check the box that says you don’t want to be contacted or I won’t know who you are to thank you.  If you would like me to place your order for you I would be happy to do that.  Just call or email me your order (both are at the top of the page.)

Help me color in my ship!

I appreciate your support and encouragement!


Today’s Project:
Basic Black Card Base: 4-1/4 x 11 Folded in half plus scrap for oval
Pumpkin Pie – 4 x 5-1/4
Very Vanilla – 1 x 4 plus scrap for oval
Spooky Night Designer Series Paper 3 x 4 plus another piece 1 x 3-3/4 plus scraps to punch the cat and fussy cut the hat

Fold Basic Black card stock in half for card base
Adhere Pumpkin Pie layer to card base
Stamp Happy Halloween on the Very Vanilla strip with Archival Basic Black Ink and banner the 1” wide strip of DSP with your snips. Then adhere and layer as in picture.
Cut the two ovals and adhere together.
Punch the black cat from the Spooky Night DSP and and adhere to ovals.
Fussy cut the hat from the Spooky Night DSP and adhere with dimensionals and add a black rhinestone to the hat. Tie a small bow with Linen Thread and adhere to the cat with a rolled glue dot.
Adhere the finished ovals to the card base