Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Coffee and Cats Pocket Letter 3

Hello, everyone! Today is Day 5 of the Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop! Thank you to Amy Tsuruta for organizing this fun hop! It's open to anyone... just link up a summer-themed project featuring coffee, tea, or cocoa! The hop runs through Friday, June 24. In case you missed it on Day 1, I have a candy giveaway!

Today I am sharing yet another Coffee and Cats Pocket Letter! There's also a bunny who sneaked in here!  Yes, I am hooked on making these Pocket Letters! Again, I included a little shaker card! To read more about the origin of Pocket Letters, see here. This one will soon be on its way to a crafty friend, with lots of crafty goodies in the back pockets!

Here are each of the three rows shown individually, with details:

Card 1:  Stamps (Your Next Stamp Coffee Right Meow), Dies (Lawn Fawn Stitched Scalloped Border, MFT Die-Namics Basic Stitch Lines, Your Next Stamp Coffee Right Meow), Patterned Paper (DMD), Accents (K and Company daisy, butterfly punch, gem)
Card 2:  Background (watercolour smooshing with Distress Inks - Squeezed Lemonade, Scattered Straw, Broken China, Tumbled Glass), Die (Spellbinders Kitty Play, Memory Box Pinpoint Rectangle Layers), Sentiment stamp (Newton's Nook Newton Loves Coffee); Accents (gold 3-D flower sequins)
Card 3:  Background (watercolour smooshing with Distress Inks - Broken China, Tumbled Glass), Image (recycled from calendar), Stamp (Lawn Fawn Chit Chat - stamped on vellum and fussy-cut), Die (Memory Box Mansfield Frame Set), Trim (Recollections), gems

Card 4:  Image (Mein Lila Park freebie coloured with Prismacolor pencils), butterfly punch, gem
Card 5:  Image (Sami Stamps Cup Bunny), Sentiments (Sugar Pea Designs Sweet Treats, Lawn Fawn Jessie's ABCs), Background (watercolour smooshing with Distress Inks - Broken China, Tumbled Glass), Patterned Paper (DMD), Accents (embossed gold butterfly sequin, twine, flower punch, gems)
Card 6:  Image (Pixel Scrapper freebie), Background (watercolour smooshing with Distress Inks -Squeezed Lemonade, Scattered Straw), Die (Lawn Fawn Stitched Scalloped Border), Accents (K and Company daisies)

Card 7:  Dies (Gina Marie Designs Ribbon Bow, Memory Box Pinpoint Rectangle Layers, Impression Obsession Cat); Background (watercolour smooshing with Distress Inks - Broken China, Tumbled Glass), Accents (shaker sequins - my own mix, Recollections trim, gems)
Card 8:  Image (Knitty Kitty Digis - Kittaccino and Cattaccino - this is one of two images in the set), Sentiment (Avery Elle To the Point), Die (Maya Road Vintage Doilies), Embossing Folder (Elizabeth Craft Coffee Beans), Background (watercolour smooshing with Distress Inks -Squeezed Lemonade, Scattered Straw), Sketch (Two Paper Divas - see sketch below)
Card 9:  Stamps (Your Next Stamp Coffee Right Meow), Dies (MFT Die-Namics Basic Stitch Lines, Your Next Stamp Coffee Right Meow), Patterned Paper (DMD)

Here's a close-up of Card 8, featuring Knitty Kitty Digis - Kittaccino and Cattaccino. Check out my candy giveaway to win some adorable images from Knitty Kitty Digis!

Two Paper Divas

Here are close-ups of the tags:

Image:  Two Paper Divas freebie printed on vellum
Die:  Memory Box Mansfield Frame Set
Accents:  Butterfly punch, 3-D gold flower sequins

Dies:  Spellbinders Pawing Around and Classic Hearts

I would like to support these challenges (listed alphabetically): 613 Avenue Create AG with Option Create a Tag 1/3; ATCs Around the World AG Optional Flowers 2/3; Catch the Bug (Bugaboo) Bingo (Ribbon, Animal, Player's Choice: Pocket Letter) 2/3; Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper June UE; Crafty Ribbons AG 4/5; Cute Card Thursday Little Bugs/Butterflies UE; DL.ART June Linky UE 1/day; Dragonfly Dreams Say it with Flowers UE; Fussy and Fancy Say it with Flowers UE; Inspiration Destination AG UE; Lil Patch of Crafty Friends AG 2/3; Love to Scrap AG 1/3; Not Just Cards June AG UE; Pile It On Old (IO cat die), New (daisies), Blue (cardstock) UE; Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Animal Magic 5/5; Simon Says Stamp Monday Use Patterned Papers 1/5; Sparkle N Sprinkle White Embossing Powder used for Sentiments UE; SUYP Cats Only Furry-thing Goes UE; The Paper Girls Use Your Scraps 1/3; The Ribbon Girl June Any Image UE; Two Paper Divas Sketch and Coffee/Tea/Cocoa UE; Twofers Coffee Tea or Me (entering row 1, which has all stamps, no digis or graphic art); Word Art Wednesday AG Uplifting Sentiment 1/5
Thank you for looking at my Pocket Letter! Wishing you a joyful day and Happy Hopping!


  1. Oh my goodness! This pocket letter is adorable and one of the cutest ones I've seen!! So glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge.

  2. Oh my! These are precious! Love all the kitties!!

  3. This is so sweet. I love it. love the kitty and coffee pocket pals
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes JUNE Linky Challenge. and the coffee hop!!Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

    DL.ART crinkle ribbon

  4. WOW - this is my favorite one, I think, because of all the yummy yellow and blue on it and I spied a few daisies on it too!! This is delightfully done and I think you are amazing at these pocket letters!! My hat is so definitely off to you!! Have a wonderful day!!

  5. I can see why your hooked on making these...you do them perfectly my friend!! Wow!! Absolutely stunning!! Each panel is amazing!! You add the most fabulous details!! Love, love it!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  6. How fun it must be making these, KT. They are so sunshiny bright, and altogether sweet! Beautiful miniature pieces of art! Hope your week is lovely. Hugs, de

  7. I love the blue and yellow. All these images and dies are so cute. I would find it hard to give these away they are so cute.

  8. Super fun! Thanks for joining us this month for the TPD card challenge!

  9. I absolutely adore the kitty's!! The details are just darling!!
    Absolutely adorable!

  10. Wow, I am just in love with these cute pocket letters. I can not wait to make one - thanks for the inspiration!

  11. Yes, you are hooked, but justifiably...you do such beautiful pocket letters and your friends who receive them will certainly appreciate them. Gorgeous again, looking forward to your next one...I know you will have one more before the end of the BlogHop.

  12. I am living your pocket letters, thanks for sharing

  13. WOW, Loving your pocket letter, super cute!!!

  14. Another lovely pocket letter.

  15. LOVE LOVE LOVE!! Another fantastic pocket letter! And I really think I'm going to get that YNS kitty stamp... it's been on my list for so long.. and I think it's time!

  16. This is fabulous! Thanks for playing along with us at LTSCB and good luck. Hugs, Robin

  17. WoW! So much work! I haven't heard of pocket cards before so I'm very anxious to read more! Thanks for sharing.

  18. Eeeeeee !!! Awesome- so many kitties and I am just in LUV with Cattachino :-D xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  19. So MANY beautiful images and elements! Terrific!

  20. OMGosh these are so fabulous, I love the depresso and the right meow

  21. Oh Gosh! Just incredible job done and one of my fave creation of yours! I just adore this pocket letter for a moment Kitty, without blinking my eyes!!!! :):)

  22. Pocket Letter 3 is just as gorgeous as the other two sweetie.

  23. Another great pocket letter in lovely yellows and blues, Kitty!!! ...have spotted some sweet butterflies, some pretty flowers, some lovely bows and of cause all the adorable kitties!!! So special, my friend!!!!!
    Have a great day!!!

  24. Again - I love it! And again - the shaker is my favourite part! :D
    Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Ribbons Challenges,
    hope to see you join us again

  25. Another super cute pocket letter, love them all, do have a few favs though.

  26. What an AMAZING set of ATCs! They are all just wonderful!

  27. You go girlfriend with those pocket cards! Nice job!

  28. These are just fantastic !
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week.

    Jo x

  29. I always love seeing your pocket letters...this one is FANtastic!

  30. Wow! I think this one is my favorite! Every time I see your fun pocket letters I wish I had made one myself for this hop! Maybe for the fall!

  31. Wow such a gorgeous pocket letter! so fun colors! I love it Kitty!
    xoxo Olga

  32. such sweet pocket letters, this is such a joy to visit your blog, lovely pocketletter filled with lovely cats, cuddles for Kiwi, Honeydew and Snowy and hugs and love to you, xxx, Marion

  33. Another pretty pocket card Kitty, you have chosen lovely colours again.

  34. Another sweet page, KT, love your pockets and I know you love making them, it shows! Happy Wednesday!

  35. another adorable pocket card Kitty
    yaay so many adorable stamp Kitty and that DIES all are adorable
    love this
    the one who get this must be a lucky person
    who is it Kitty
    I miss you
    happy hopping :)
    Crafty hugs
    Just click here if you like to visit my card (to make it easy to find, I put the link here ;))
    no 491 with CANDY
    no 257
    no 61

  36. You are having so much fun with these pocket letters - cute!!

  37. Awwwww..... Just AMAZING! These light and bright colours are a piece of Summer! Love so much any detail! These kittens are fabulous, and the first one makes me laught... "depresso" is the right italian word :D
    The two tags look wonderfully, the shaker and the cute bunny in the center are delightful!
    You are making a lot of work with all these pocket letters, my friend!! But they are stunning and just FANTASTIC!

  38. LOVING todays colours, perfectly summery. Another fabulous creation and very inspiring, Hugs Bev (Uniko) x

  39. Wow..what a lovely concept. Great colours and fun designs. Thanks for playing along with us at Fussy and Fancy. Pat K x

  40. In a city that never sleeps, there has to be a place which is just as alive. Have a fun party at evg in marcs coffees at pondicherry.Lets We enjoying coffee with marcs coffees.

  41. Wow, one PL afteranother PL and all looks amazing and thise one LOL yes it is that time and I'm going to make my self some coffe :D
    ♥Hugs Valentina♥

  42. These are such a great idea and a lovely way to share goodies with friends far and wide. The generosity of crafters is one of the wonderful things about crafting and blogging. thank you for sharing with us at Twofers. XOXO Zoe

  43. Sooo amazing! Each one is cuter than the next. LOVE them ALL! xxD

  44. Pocket letters is a new thing to me but I see you doing them so beautifully!

  45. Gosh, they get cuter and cuter everyday!!

  46. Wow - these are ambitious projects! A lot of work - but looks like a labor of love! Thank you so much for sharing your project and creativity at 613 Ave C!
    ~ginny, DT for 613 Ave C: [ATG/ Twist: Create a Tag]
    Owner: RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

  47. Oh Karen, how do you find the time to make all these pocket letters.
    Again another cute project with so many wonderful images.

  48. Every pocket would make an awesome card, wow!

  49. Adorable. What a fun mix of kitties and coffee! Thank you so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog this week :)

  50. Wonderful colors! I love your Pocketletter!
    Thanks for joining us at ATC around the world!

  51. Ein wunderschöner Pocket letter, gefällt mir , der ist richtig klasse geworden, danke dir für deine Teilnahme bei ATC around the World, liebe Grüße Bettina