Victorian Christmas Cat, Book Card

by Sandie Louise Edwards
(Geraldton, W.A, Australia)

Front Cover

Front Cover

Front Cover Inside Book Card Page One, Close Up Page Two, Close Up

The two pictures I used in my project were both free images from "Vintage Image Craft" on Facebook. Firstly, a little girl feeding a kitten which I used on the front cover of my project and an adorable image of two cats curled up together, which I used on the shadow box area of my card.

Techniques: creating the book card itself - I made a tutorial for others which will go onto my blog. Also, fussy cutting fine details of images, inking edges of paper, colouring with distress inks (large cats bow, I changed the colour from green to a red), creating 3-dimensional appearance, and inking/colouring white/cream laces.

Materials/Products used:
Images and Sentiments; Courtesy of Vintage Image Craft
Megs Garden Papers, Lace, doily, and German Scrap.
Cardstock (white for the actual pages) and old world green for cover
Tim Holtz Distress Inks; Walnut Stain, Shabby Shutters, and Aged Mahogany.
Tim Holtz; Journaling Ticket
Cheery Lynn Designs die; Spider Web
Prima; Flowers and Rose Leaves
Pearl String, gold spider charm, and key; my own personal stash of many years
Silk Ribbon; Hand-dyed by myself

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