Art Impressions Kitten Vanity PopCard

Popping back in with a darling pop-up card for the Cat Lovers Hop.

The current Art Impressions Challenge is Add Embellishments. My embellishing starts with paper… I chose this weathered wood paper to look like the exterior of a house.

Note to self: don’t tack down the bottom of the background paper on the front of the card  until AFTER cutting the slits for pop-up mechanism… BELIEVE me, it’s better!! : )

On the ‘wall’ I hung some Graphic 45 ‘pictures’ and there are ribbon ‘curtains.’ I love the realistic antics of these stamped kittens whether they’re getting into everything or snoozing away!! A perfect fit for the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Animal Antics and the Lost Coast Designs & Carmen’s Veranda Challenge #63 Cats & Dogs!

There is some twine to make the yarn ball more realistic. For the ribbed ‘wood baseboards’, I took a thin strip of kraft paper and scored along it every 1/8″, then shaved an 1/8″ piece perpendicular to the scoring.

Add a few well placed “meows”, including one for the extra kitty who’s managed to get in behind the vanity, climb up the back, and is mischievously about to bat at the roses!

Embellishing also means bling… foil for the mirror, glossy accents for the vase and eyes and loads of Sparkle Pen to add shine to the purse, fur stole, hat and roses. Oh, and don’t forget to embellish the envelope with a few stamps, too. : )

Here’s a video of the card in action *click in the middle of the picture on the white arrow)


  • Art Impressions: PopCards Kitten Vanity stamps & dies
  • Art Impressions 3D PopCard Template & Window dies
  • Spellbinders Conversation Bubble 1 die
  • DCWV boxed card set
  • Recollections turquoise wood plank paper
  • Recollections kraft & white cardstock
  • Spellbinders Platinum Pack 3 Poster Board gold
  • G45 Raining Cats & Dogs chipboard
  • Tsukineko Tuxedo Black & Desert Sand (env.) dye ink
  • Brutus Monroe Alabaster pigment ink
  • Copic markers: BG13, 72; C3, E25, 31, 55, 71; G24, 82 R02, 20, 22, 24; RV02; W1; Y13; YG 61; YR02, 24
  • Shuttle Art gel pens
  • Spectrum Noir Sparkle pen – clear
  • Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents
  • DecoArt foil transfer sheet – silver
  • Deco Art adhesive pen
  • E6000 glue
  • Simply Defined Permanent Plus Adhesive
  • Wyla lace
  • Misc. acetate from packaging & twine

I’m playing along with the following challenges – click on any one of them for more information on how you can join the fun:




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29 thoughts on “Art Impressions Kitten Vanity PopCard

  1. Oh, such stunning and amazing pop card!!! Love, love, love it!! Those kittens are just adorable and you have created a fantastic scene for them!! Thanks for sharing this beauty, it makes me smile! 😀

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  2. WOW!!!! Just WOW!!! This is fabulous, D.Anne. Your attention to detail is amazing – love the front window that opens and the lace curtains inside! Oh… and the pop up is stunning – so much loveliness going on with the mischievous kittens. Bravo! x

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  3. Oh, D. Ann, this is simply marvelous and so fun! What a wonderful and cute
    scene. I think this is the definition of animal antics. LOVE this!! Very creative.

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  4. Wow wow! I can’t close my mouth now, D.Ann!! Never seen such an amazing and super adorable interactive card. The kittens are so so cute and your in-room scene is amazing. How fun and delicate! I ‘m very inspired to CASE this design in the future. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!!!


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  5. Wow!! This is amazing! So many elements and perfect little details and touches. Wonderfully done. Thanks for joining the Lost Coast Design Challenge!

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  6. This card is beautiful on the outside, but when you open it up…wow!! There are so many wonderful details that I see something new each time I look at it. You’ve captured the kitty antics perfectly

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  7. “Good grief D.Ann…you continue to awe and amaze me! This card is adorable and so very clever. Interactive cards scare me..and I’m not afraid to admit it, but you have it down pat. Thanks for the tip on not adhering the card front until after working on the mechanism…ha! The sweet little kitty mischief inside , and that sweet old-fashioned parlor, just makes me sigh with delight!”

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  8. Oh, this is an old Cat Lady’s sitting room, for sure!!! LOVE your card so much, D.Ann. Your beautiful details and creative designs always make your projects are real treat to see….and experience!! Beautiful work….love the lace curtains and the genius use of the G45 framed artwork!! And it was not lost on me that these are Siamese kitties…..such intelligent, inquisitive creatures….did I mention mischievous? lol… Just Purrfect!
    Thanks so much for being a part of the 2018 Cat Lovers Hop!!!
    ❤ J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

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  9. Wow! Wow! Wow! This card is stunning! I can’t get over the beautiful scene that you created! From the window to the curtains to all of the fine details! Wow! As a fellow card maker, I can appreciate all of the hard work that you put into your card! I’m just blown away by your card and can you tell how much I LOVE it! Whomever you’ve selected to give this card to is going to be one very lucky person and I’m sure that they will treasure it always! Thanks so much for being a part of the 2018 Cat Lovers Hop!!!

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  10. OMGoodness, D.Ann!!!! This is a big WOW! I LOVE this card! My favourites are always the scene cards! This must have taken ages but well worth your effort! I love all the little details – I keep scrolling up and looking at it again and again! I don’t know how you will be able to give this one away – I don’t think I could part with it! I would have to keep it on permanent display! I haven’t been through the entire hop yet but I have a feeling this is going to be my favourite card of the hop!

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