Cat Cards

Cat cards are fun to make and they appeal to a wide variety of people. You can make them fit almost any occasion by accessorising the animals. Christmas cats, birthday cats, thinking of you cats, all are possible with a little imagination and clever stamping.


"Cats are anthropomorphised in art because they are so laid back that you automatically attribute human thoughts and feelings to them."

~Jim Davis


How to Make Pretty Kitty Cat Cards


The Pretty Kitty stamp set from Stampin' Up! has a wonderful collection of cat images. They are so cute and playful.I think I used every one of them on my card and envelope.

I like the sayings too.


cat cards

Then I picked the bee stamp from A Little Wild to help fill in some of the areas on the card front and to add a bit of extra movement.


stamp set

How I Made My Card

Supplies List:


  • A portrait style card base (Whisper White)  measuring 21cm x 10.5cm, folded in half
  • Light Pink (Petal Pink) background cardstock measuring 9.5cm x 14cm
  • A piece of designer series paper (Share What You Love) measuring 6cm x 9.5cm
  • A mat of cardstock (Rich Razzleberry) measuring 4.5cm x 8cm
  • A piece of Whisper White cardstock measuring 4cm x 7.5cm for the main image
  • An extra piece of coloured cardstock (Rich Razzleberry) for the Stitched Framelits die cut mat. Make two if desired, one for the inside of the card.
  • An extra piece of Whisper White cardstock for the Stitched Framelits die cut sentiment. Make two if desired, one for the inside of the card.
  • Big Shot Machine
  • Lovely Lipstick ink pad
  • Watercolour pencils
  • Aqua painter
  • A Little Wild and Pretty Kitty stamp sets
  • Petal Pink Rhinestone Gems
  • Papercraft tools - paper snips, bone folder, stampin' blocks, adhesive

Step by Step

  • On the Petal Pink cardstock, stamp some kitties along the bottom of the piece
  • Stamp your main kitty on the 4cm x 7.5cm Whisper White and colour it in with the aqua painter and watercolour pencils
  • Adhere the Petal Pink piece to the card front, then adhere the designer series paper to the front near the right corner. Leave a little border of pink around the designer series paper.
  • Glue the main kitty image to the Rich Razzelberry rectangle and adhere it to the designer series paper.
  • Using Lovely Lipstick ink, stamp a kitty on the inside bottom left corner of the card.
  • Stamp two sentiments on your spare Whisper White cardstock, one for the front and one for the inside of the card, leaving room for you to cut around them with a Stitched Framelit.
  • Stamp a cat on your envelope.
  • Cut out the sentiments with a smaller Stitched Framelit oval.
  • Cut two Rich Razzelberry oval framelits with your Stitched Famelits Big Shot dies, bigger than your sentiment shapes.
  • Adhere the sentiments to the Rich Razzelberry mats, then pop the front image up with Stampin' Dimensionals and adhere it to your card front.
  • Glue the second sentiment inside the card.
  • Glue the Petal Pink layer to the front of the card,
  • Finish stamping a few bees from the A Little Wild stamp set onto the card, allowing a couple to fly off the edge of the card.
  • Add a few rhinestones to the card front.

Here's how I stamped and finished the inside of my cat card for my granddaughter:



I hope you enjoy seeing some cat cards ideas and get a little inspired to make some of your own now.

Hint: You can combine other stamp sets to make your cats have hats for Christmas or other holidays. Change the season with accessories: add scarves to them for winter, or flower leis for a summery feel.

Use the masking technique and the Stamparatus to stamp accurately when combining images from different stamp sets.


If you make cards with cats on them, I would love to see what you make, especially if you use Stampin' Up! products in your crafting.


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