A Card for the Cat-Lover

When I was at the Heirloom Productions Rubber Stamp Show, I was drawn to artist Paula Best‘s rubber stamp store.  Click the hyperlink to see my video, where I focused on some of her art.  I bought a handful of stamps from her table and one of them was for a very special purpose: my mom’s birthday card.  I come from a family of cat-lovers and when I saw this stamp with all these cats, I knew it would make her smile.  She loves Kliban Cats, Laurel Burch and other artists’ cats so this stamp seemed fitting for her.

It was just a loose piece of grey rubber and another store sold extra thick foamy adhesive that was clingy on the other side.  Recently I took the time to make all the loose rubber stamps usable by attaching them to the foam and cutting around them.  Here is the cat card I made for my Mom’s birthday.  I am happy to report she enjoyed the card.  Which cat is your favorite?  I made three of the cats resemble mine and my parents’ felines but my favorite is the little Siamese guy.

"Cat Lady" Birthday Card for Mom

"Cat Lady" Birthday Card for Mom

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Jayma
    Aug 24, 2010 @ 12:57:54

    My kitty can be the Siamese 🙂 My mom would love this card too! My family are cat-lovers, but my hubby’s family hates them. I have 2, and my hubby is counting down the days they have left. SO sad!!!


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