Saturday 18 November 2017

Feline festive

Today's card is for both the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: furry friends, showcasing Newton's Nook products.
And the Less is More challenge: CASE Susan.

Happy Birthday Susan first of all!.

For my card I chose to use Ornamental Newton from  Newton's Nook. I stamped him on Schut hotpressed and smooth watercolor paper (140lbs/300grams) with Simon Says Stamo Intense black ink and then colored him with Talens Ecoline, a fluid watercolor, SSS now carries. The gold is also ecoline, but a different recipe to the other transparent ones.

Of course I had to color the cat as one of my own, although mine have black noses as well, I thought the pink would give the image a bit more life. I mean look at Tjeerd "helping" me unpack this box of's like I'm looking at Newton ;-)

As my panels of watercolor paper are always slightly narrow compared to the base I filled the gap with sold glitter washi tape and mounted the panel with foamtape before adhering it to the cardbase.

Fixative spray to protect the watercoloring.


  1. Ah yes, I can see that you WOULD indeed have to colour the cat as your own! Fab make for the LIM challenge this week


  2. Love your cute card ! This stamp set is on my wish list ! Your cat is adorable helping you to unpack the books ! Mine always wants to help me in writing on the computer laying down on the keyboard ! An adorable CASE of Susan's card and a beautiful colouring ! Thanks so much for sharing and for playing along at Less is More !

  3. WOW! What a super cute take on Susan's card and coloured so beautifully. Love the little photo of your cat helping to open your package. Great festive fun there and thanks as always for playing along with us at Less is More

  4. What a cute Christmas card for a cat lover! I think I haven't seen this stamp and it's totally sweet! Great job with coloring. That gold strip adds a lot of interest to your CAS design! Thanks for joining us at Less Is More!

  5. Love that Newton image. Beautifully painted and I love how the gold strip ties in with the gold paint.
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x