Sunday, November 15, 2015

{The Cat's Pajamas Sneak Peek} Spotlight on CutUps

We've reached the last day of The Cat's Pajamas sneak peeks.  The Pajama Party is tonight (Monday) and right after that the party the new stamps and dies will be available for purchase. See more information at the bottom of the post. 

Today we are spotlighting the CutUps dies in this release even though you may have seen them in projects throughout the week of sneak peeks. This release contains new Poinsettias, Stitched Bow, Grapevine Wreath and Leaves (a free set with a $65 purchase). 

For my first card, I cut the Grapevine Wreath from mirrored gold cardstock and then several times from plain white cardstock. I stacked them all together and then attached to the patterned paper background. I cut the Poinsettias from the same mirrored gold cardstock and white shimmery cardstock from my stash and the Leaves (free with $65 purchase) were cut from silver metallic paper and then attached to the wreath. I added a gold mirrored strip of cardstock to the patterned paper and stamped the sentiment from the Your Gift below it. 

Products: The Cat's Pajamas stamp and CutUps, Anna Griffin dp, Recollections mirrored and metallic cs, Kaisercraft pearls, Simon Says cs and ink, Hero Arts ink

For the second card I started out by creating a tag from kraft cardstock using two dies from the Toppers CutUps and then stamped the sentiment from the Wreath Kit toward the bottom using Wet Cement ink. I cut the wreath three times from white cardstock using the Grapevine Wreath die stacking and gluing them together. After threading fibers through the tag hole, it was then attached offsetting on the tag and then trimmed on the edge. The leaves also from the Wreath Kit were stamped with Orange Fizz, Pale Tomato and Catkin inks and then cut out with the matching Leaves CutUps. The decorated tag was attached to a textured cardstock panel and then finished with a trio of pearls.

Products: The Cat's Pajamas stamps and CutUps, SU, PTI and Bazzill cs, Kaisercraft pearls, Hero Arts, MFT and Simon Says inks

Here are some details you need to know:

1. All the new stamps and dies will be released on Tuesday,  November 17th.

2. Are you IN IT TO WIN IT? For a chance to win a $10 gift certificate to The Cat's Pajamas store, leave a comment on each of the sneak peek posts, including The Cat's Pajamas blog. A winner will be randomly drawn and will be announced on the TCP Facebook Page the following day.

3. Save the date for the Pajama Party on Monday, November 16 from 8-10pm EST.

Here are the other Cat Pack participants today: BrendaWendyJulieChristine and June, our Swanky Samper

And here are the new products I used today:


  1. Love both of your cards Nancy. The white snow background, really pops the gold wreath and poinsettias. Your sentiment is very powerful with what is happening in the world.

  2. Your cards are always beautiful, the gold and white are always a hit!

  3. Your cards are always beautiful, the gold and white are always a hit!

  4. Love your gorgeous cards! The Grapevine Wreath and Poinsettia CutUps are fabulous! Love the elegant version of the poinsettia in gold and white on your beautiful card, and your fall wreath card is so pretty!

  5. Wow! Really love that gold wreath - stunning!

  6. What an amazing array of wreaths. And so different from each other. You are the master of design, Nancy