Saturday, January 16, 2016


I'm sharing another Sneaky Peek of stamps and dies from the upcoming release from The Cat's Pajamas.  The new release includes four new stamp sets and five new CutUps dies.  This post shows off one of the stamp sets and two of the dies.

XOXO card-designed by Lori Tecler/Inking Aloud-stamps and dies from The Cat's Pajamas
I used the Conversation Hearts stamp set along with the CutUps Small Envie and and Nested Heart dies to make a clean and simple love themed design.  The mini envie was cut from white vellum, then assembled with a vellum-friendly adhesive.  I used a scrap of white cardstock to make an insert for the envelope.  After stamping one of the hearts from the Conversation Hearts set on the insert, I tucked it inside the envelope, using a bit of adhesive to secure it.

I adhered the envelope to a gray cardstock panel over a strip of grid patterned washi tape.  I used the new CutUps Nested Heart dies to cut a pair of hearts from red cardstock.  They're set at the corner of the envelope using foam tape for dimension.  A few white sequins scattered around the envelope completed the design.  I adhered the finished panel to a bold red card base.

Want to win some Cat Cash to put towards the purchase of the upcoming new release?  Of course you do!  For a chance to win a $10 gift voucher, just hop along and comment on all of the participating Cat Pack member blog.  One randomly selected winner will be posted on the TCP Facebook page and blog tomorrow.

Here's where to find all of the Sneaky Peeks today:

Lori--you're here!

Wanda Cullen, guest designer
TCP Blog

And, plan to join us for our release Pajama Party on Monday, January 18. We'll be partying at the TCP Facebook page.  The PJ party will include  more Sneaky Peeks, giveaways, and some fun chatter with the Cat Pack and our friends.  Don't miss it!

Materials Used: 
Conversation Hearts stamp set, CutUps Small Envie and Nested Heart dies (The Cat's Pajamas); Memento Tuxedo Black and Love Letter inks (Tsukineko); Real Red cardstock (Stampin' Up!); gray cardstock (My Favorite Things); white vellum; grid washi tape (Target); white sequins; foam tape


  1. Love that sweet little vellum envelope.

  2. Beautiful card, I love the conversations heart stamp set.

  3. So sweet! Love that you did the envelope in vellum!

  4. I like that little strip of Washi tape with the vellum envie! Nice composition!

  5. Love your CAS design, Lori. The washi works to well to tie everything together and highlight that cute vellum envelope.

  6. Perfectly CAS for that great vellum envie.

  7. Love, love, love this awesome card!


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