Hello, everyone! Woot, woot! It's time for the 2020 Cat Lovers Hop! Are you as excited as I am? I have been looking forward to this hop all year, and it's finally here! This is the 6th year for the hop, and I have participated each and every year! Before I share my project, I would like to thank Janis at Her Peaceful Garden for organizing this fun event! I'm excited to see everyone's cat creations, so let's get hopping!
This year there's a new rule at the hop and I am pleased to see it. There is now a limit of five projects for the week, so all week I'll be sharing some retro-style, cat-themed items that I've created for my journals. Today I present a set of 3 handmade notebooks. Each one features a storybook-style kitty! I just can't resist these old-fashioned kitties - they remind me of my childhood!
To create the background on the cover, I stamped French Script (Stampin' Up) in soft pink and then decoupaged a colourful confetti napkin (Dollarama). It's the first time I've tried this technique! I adhered the flower-shaped ribbon (Dollarama) and then the storybook kitty (The Digital Chick on Etsy). I added a self-made sentiment (Microsoft Word) and a fabric scrap tab (thrift store), stapled along with a punched butterfly (Recollections) in soft pink.
And here is the inside, showing the notebook made with scraps of looseleaf and a strip of cat washi tape along the top. I added another punched butterfly on the fabric tab:
The butterflies and the colours of Egg Shell (pale creamy colour) and English Rose (delicate soft pink) were inspired by Mrs. A's Butterfly Challenge
, where Challenge 148 is Spin The Butterfly Wheel with E for Envelope Fold. Here's the direct link:
I would also like to join the following challenges:
Thank you for looking at my notebooks! Wishing you a joyful day, and happy hopping!