A Triple Fold Valentine’s with Love Cats

Happy Valentine’s Day! To honor the holiday, I have a triple fold Valentine’s Day card with the Love Cats stamp set for you.

It’s no secret that I am a cat fan, so when I saw this stamp set, I just HAD to have it. It has sat on my shelf for a few weeks, so it is well past it’s time to be the star of the show!

To make it the star, I couldn’t just focus on one of the cats, I had to use all three! With the help of the Something Fancy stamp set, I was able to make the sentiments flow into a sentence. I finished it with a “Love You”.

I must warn you, this card is more like a “book”. It’s a little on the thick side, but I couldn’t resist adding layers throughout. In fact, each panel has a 3 3/4″ x 5 1/4″ layer, and four of the panels have an additional 3 5/8″ x 5 1/8″ layer.

To make the card

I started by cutting a 12″ x 12″ piece of Crumb Cake into two pieces measuring 5 1/2″ x 12″ and 4″ x 6 1/2″. I scored the larger piece at 4″ and 8″ and the smaller one at 5 1/2″ and 5 5/8″. Using the small flap (on the smaller piece), I adhered it to the larger piece.

The kitties and sentiments were stamped with the Stamparatus for solid coverage, and the backgrounds were created with Balmy Blue ink and a Small Blending Brush. To add a little more character, I “flicked” some black specks with the Basic Black Stampin’ Write marker.

I adhered all the layers, then die cut some grass and hearts from the Gnomes and Share a Milkshake dies. Then, I cropped the words from the Alphabet A’ La Mode dies. Lastly, I fussy cut the kitty, and he and the brick wall took their place on front of the card. The background grass was inspired by my friend Karen Hadler. She used grass for her jungle background card, and I thought it was brilliant!!

The finishing touches were done by adding some ribbon, a popped-up sentiment and a few embellishments.

All that was left was to stuff it in an envelope and give it to my husband for Valentine’s Day.

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20 thoughts on “A Triple Fold Valentine’s with Love Cats”

  1. These cats are so cute and I love that you created a fancy fold that enables you to showcase all three on one card! Thanks for playing along with our TicTacToe challenge board this week!

  2. Oh my word … what a fun filled creation and LOVE the fancy fold! Awesome creation! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Sisterhood of Crafters and Can You Handle the Pressure challenges! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.
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    P.S. Did you hear the news? We have another new challenge blog we’d love to have you come check out and play along in. It all begins on March 3, 2023. It’s called Triple B. Fun with Birds, Butterflies & Blooms. Would love to have you pop over! Appreciate your support!

  3. Oh, Melissa, this card is wonderful! I just used this stamp set for a card for my daughter, who just adopted a black cat. This fun fold is great and shows off your papers perfectly. Thank you for playing at Creative Creases Challenge and hope you can join in again soon!!
    Debbie DT
    Secrets To Stamping

    • Thank you so much Debbie! Black cats are great, I’ve been honored to have a few over the years. I’m happy that I could play along with you this week.😀

  4. I love the way this card folds. I don’t have the kitty stamps, but I’m sure I can find something in my stash that will work too. Thank you for so many great ideas.

  5. Happy Valentine’s Day!!!
    I love your card! I don’t have the stamp yet but what a cute card!! TFS and I added it to my list!!


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