Money Saving Tip & Free Card Making Project

Two Kitten Card This two kitten card includes a money saving tip. Many of us like to have everything coordinate when we make our own cards. But it can get expensive to buy materials,such as ribbons in a variety of colors. 

The solution is to buy white ribbon that you can color yourself. You just apply the ink color you are using to make the card to the ribbon. This way you could just buy white ribbon in 3 different widths and color them to match instead of buying ribbons in all different color in three different width.



Cardstock White and Orange
American Crafts Enchanted
Tim Holtz® Distress Ink Pads–Tea Dye
ColorBox Fluid Chalk—Orange, Coca and Stucco
White Ribbon
Stampland Chicago Two Kitty Faces
Cosmetic Sponge
White Ribbon
Aleene’s® Original Tacky Glue®          


  1. Cut the following: 4 ¼” X 5 ½”  rectangle from the orange cardstock, 3 ½” X 5” rectangle from the decorative paper, 2 ½” X 4 1/8” panel and 5 ½” X 8 ½” rectangle from the white cardstock. Turn the large white rectangle horizontal, score a vertical line down the center, and fold in half to create card base—folded dimensions 4 ¼” X 5 ½”.
  2. Stamp image using Tea Dye ink on white panel. Use cosmetic sponge to apply orange, cocoa and stucco inks around the cat image. Create matching ribbon by apply the stucco ink to the white ribbon
  3. Assemble card.



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