Sunday, February 9, 2014

Jezebel's Valentine for Daddy

As soon as Jezebel saw Valentine Kitty from Aurora Wings, she HAD to have her for Daddy's Valentine.  Of course I agreed she'd be just PURRRFECT.  What a cutie!  I had recently seen the instructions for a Pop-Up Box Card on Splitcoast Stampers and thought that might be a fun one to try.

This is the second time I colored her because the first one just didn't fly with Jezzie.  She fancies herself a white kitty because she thinks they are the boofiest (most beautiful) of all. 

Have to admit, my experimentation at coloring her with a combo of Copics and pencils to approximate her natural markings were not the best, but she was utterly HORRIFIED that I would even consider it.  "I look like a BOY, Mommy", (Yeah, she kinda did), she cried, "give that one to Goliath."  "But Goliath has short hair, Jezzie," I countered.  "Well, he'd be boofier with LONG hair, like me", she said, "And while you're at it, cover over that sentiment because Daddy is MINE!"  Yes, ma'am!  (She's the ultimate "Daddy's Girl" for sure!)

I did a bit of fussy cutting around the hearts a Valentine Kitty's feet in order for her to fit in the box.  Then printed her again, cut just the hearts and attached it to the second cross piece inside the box so more would show from behind her.  Finally, the floating heart is attached with acetate so it sort of flutters in the back, and I flipped, printed the image again and added "Daddy" to one of the hearts for the front flap.

The card folds flat but a tiny bit of the kitty shows out the top.  Pretty sure I can still find an envie, though.  All the sweet Dp's are from the 6x6 Fourteen pack by Crate Paper.

Now, if you don't already know, there's a 400 Member Celebration Event going on TODAY on the Aurora Wings Facebook Group with loads of fun and contest questions going on all day long.  Join us for a chance to win some amazing Aurora Wings images.

I'm adding this to the Simon Says Monday Love Notes challenge, the Simon Says Wednesday Have a Heart challenge,  the Digi Galore Valentine Challenge, and the Outlawz Alcohol Markers Valentine/Love Challenge.


  1. Completely, utterly adorable!! XD Love the box. :D I also love the striped coloring you did on the first kitty. ;)

  2. Jezzie is sure to win over Daddy's heart with this stunning pop-up box of a card! You always WOW me!

  3. The kitty is adorable!. I love how you did the box you have inspired me. I hope to see you soon.
    hugs Diana.

  4. awww, that is the sweetest kitty, a little treasure of a card, hugs

  5. LOVE this pop up box card! Jezzie is quite the sassy lady, isn't she? I think the first coloring job was quite good. The white kitty is more in keeping with the red and white of Vday, though. Too cute!! Where's Goliath's card? Does he make one for you?

  6. This is adorable, Donna! I love your pop-up box. Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Have a Heart!

  7. Hi Donna, I would just like to say a big thank you for the comment on my blog (was not expecting any hahaha) and so glad you were not shocked :) :) :) Your kitty in a box is just adorable and the colouring of both versions of the digi are fab. Your work rocks :) :) :) Big hugs and thanks again - Jane AKA Mimi xxxxx

  8. Hi lovey!
    Valentines Day you say? Geez! I didn't even think (at least not in any present time) about getting Valentines together for my family! Yikes! Guess I'll see what I can create between now and Friday! LOL!
    Miss you much...I'll give you a call and let's try and hang out? =)


  9. DONNA! Had to stop by and comment on this adorable project. I've seen these pop-up boxes and I'm determined to make one. Yours tuned out fabulous, as always. Looks like a fun project.
    PS….send some sunshine my way. We're buried up to our eyeballs in snow!
    Love ya!

  10. What a brilliant make. Gorgeous papers that work perfectly together. The cat is absolutely adorable with a slight vintage feel. Great decorations.

    <3 & hugs
    Lisa xxxx

  11. this is simply dawling girl...I love the boyish kitty though..I think you did a wonderful job on her...but your box is perfect.....Hugs!!

  12. So fun these card boxes. Lovely DP on this and such a cute kitten, you know Im smitten!


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