Monday, May 21, 2018

The Cat's Pajamas May Sneak Peeks

It's The Cat's Pajamas Sneaky Peek Week! We have four new stamp sets, four new dies, one of which is an additional free-with-purchase die set, which will be released on May 29 in the TCP store.  A different designer will showcase their projects over the next 7 days and I am kicking things off.

For my first card I stamped the front stone cardstock panel with the small paw prints image using stone ink for a tone on tone look, then stamped the sentiment in vermillion and cut out with a stitched die. I partially cut a cutout for the image using one of the dies from the Holiday Window Duo set. I stamped the image from the new Pawprints set directly onto the card base, masked and then stamped the "floor" using an image from the TuTu Much set. After coloring with Copic Markers, I tied a bow around the top portion of the cutout on the sentiment panel and then added an enamel heart.

Products: The Cat's Pajamas stamps and dies, PTI and RC cs, May Arts ribbon, Doodlebug enamel heart, Ranger and Memento ink, Copic Markers
Copics: Dog-W00, E81, C00, C1, C3, C5, E21, E23, R20, R22, R24; Shadows-BG70, BG10

This card features a sweet image from the new Whee set. I stamped the image, masked it then stamped the sentiments three times and a second one below the image and cut out with a stitched die. After coloring the image with Copic Markers, I added some sparkles with a clear Sakura Gelly Roll Pen on the crown. The panel was lightly flecked with gold Gansai Tambi Starry Colors. Before attaching to the panel to the card front using a layer of craft foam, I wrapped it in gold thread and added a gold bone using a die from the Goodies set.

Products: The Cat's Pajamas stamps and die, Doodlebug dp, PTI cs, Michael's metallic cs, Memento ink, Copic Markers
Copics: Dog-E50, E51; Crown-Y0000, Y11; Pillow-RV0000, R81

My last card of the day is definitely die centric (by the way our May TCP Tuesday challenge is to use dies on your project). I cut the tag using a die from the Spring Tag Duo set, then embossed it with the Dots CutUps. The new Camera die provided the centerpiece of the tag cut from various brightly colored cardstock, the last piece on a dimensional dot. The new Smile CutUps was used to cut the sentiment which was cut twice and stacked together for dimension. After assembling the card front using a strip of patterned paper, linen cardstock and a border cut with one of dies from the new Eyelet CutUps (which is the free with purchase die), I attached the tag. The second sentiment from the Banner Days set was stamped onto a banner cut with a die from the Ribbon Banners CutUps and placed over the tag. A few enamel dots finished it up.

Products: The Cat's Pajamas stamps and dies, Doodlebug dp, PTI cs, Doodlebug enamel dots, Memento and PTI ink

For a chance to win a $10 gift certificate to the store, comment on each of the designer's blogs on a daily basis including mine today and also on my Instagram account @nancyhthomas. Winners will be announced on The Cat's Pajamas Blog and Facebook page each day. Be sure to stop by Michele's blog tomorrow but of course you can always check the TCP blog to see who is scheduled each day.

Here are all the new Products:

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  1. I like your dog cards but I have to say that my favorite is the colorful camera. I am from the "old days" when a camera was ONLY a camera and they ONLY came in black!!!! My how things have changed!

  2. Cute cards! I am a dog person and love the new sets. Your camera card is super fun.

  3. Cute cards! The pups are adorable! Love the new stamps and dies!

  4. Ooooo... being a dog owner, I love the dogs stamp! The camera card is beautiful! Love the colors!

  5. These are so cute! Love the dogs!

  6. YOur cards are so darn cute, Nancy! Love this new release too!

  7. I like the "Whee" Stamp Set... so many ideas come to mind for this set!

  8. You've outdone yourself with these cards! Each one is so cute. I love the way you tied up the bone on the second card and the camera card is so eye-catching with the colors and textures.

  9. Nancy, I ❤️❤️❤️ this release and your cards! That little pup steals my heart❤️.

  10. Nancy, Your cards showcase these new products wonderfully!

  11. Nancy your cards are all wonderful! So fun and playful even that great camera all jazzed up and colorfulĺ. I love all creatures big and small but there is something to be said about a good dose of puppy breath lol. Well done tfs.

  12. These cards are wonderful, Nancy! I giggled out loud when I saw the Sentiment"There's a Nap for That". Perfect for almost any card with a cat on it!

  13. Just fantastic... as always! Finally [after enlarging your pooch card] I saw that he was holding an envelope - must be a love note, 'cuz I love them ALL!

  14. Love the puppy cute.