Just Stay Cute

I used to hate cats a while back but somehow I started to like cats since I have 2 feline fur-kids, Tuffie & Tobes 4 years ago. Pretty strange how I wanted to have cats as pets. Now they are like our "human" babies! Mr. Handsome & I love both of them to death.

Alrighty, back to the layout. Today I am sharing a layout I created of Tuffie... 

Awww.... look at that face! He is one big boy, he weighs around 6.5kg. About 3 feet long. Loves to be cuddled, a lap warmer and extremely a sweetheart when he is with me :) For this layout, I used the blocking technique. All you have to do is to cut your papers into square/rectangular shapes and arrange them according to your heart's desire :) Of course, this is created with the SC July kit "Mind The Gap".

Close-up shots:

I just love making flower with the Fabrips :) Those lil beach houses are so adorable, no?

Oh yeah, at the butterfly card post... someone asked how I created the flower. Let me show you. It's very simple & you'll love it :) Note: All the below products used can be found in the SC July "Mind The Gap" kit that you can get a Scrappin Studio store. 

First, you will have to cut a strip of the Fabrips. Fabrips is seriously cool because it is made of fabric and it also comes with backing adhesive. So easy, just snip and you are good to go. 

Punch/cut a circle and start to pleat as you go around. My circle is 1.5".
Tip: Your pleat does not have to be perfect!

Once you are done with 1 layer, overlap it a lil to continue on the second layer.
Tip: The smaller the circle, the more rounds you can go. The bigger, you'll get lesser rounds :)

Once you are finished with layer 2, tuck it in or just leave it where it ends.

Voila, you are done! Here I added a paper lace that I punched out and a MME button in the centre. You can try this with ribbon, lace, paper ... the possibilities are endless. Hope you enjoy the flower-making :)

Enjoy the rest of your week & happy creating!
Xoxo Jessy


Crafting Queen said...

Adorable layout, cute cat! Thanks for sharing the flower tutorial. :)

Amelia Khalik said...

Ooowwwhhh i see u having fun with fabrips eehhh!!! Tfs a cool tutorial! The layout looks amazing, and yes awesome color blocking! :))))

Blossom inch said...

oh my beautiful layout of your DC, and that tut of fabrip flower are just so awesome and thanks for sharing!

Unknown said...

Hey! Me too!!! I used to not like cats that much until we picked up a stray. :) Awesome layout! I like how the background dots remind me of cat pawprints....its like he walked all over your layout with red ink...haha.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

I loveeeeeee this!! LOVEEEEEEEEEEEe the mix of colors, the misting and loveeeeeee that flower you made! BEAUTIFUL! :):):):):):):):):):)

Audrey Pettit said...

Awww, your layout is just adorable, Jessy! Love to see your sweet little furbaby, and love your blocked design. All those colors and patterns are SO ringing my happy bell. Love the touches of orange, and love the rows of beach houses. Beautiful flower, too. :)

Sherri said...

You put together such great tutorial Jessey. Love that layout of your baby.

Ella Swan said...

LOVE the flower - have the fabrips, have the punch, woohoo - thanks!! What a huge & gorgeous kitty Tuffie is! Happy Weekend!!

Lynnda said...

Oh My Jessy what a pretty page.... I love it... and again another great tute from you.... Thanks Jess... love it.... hugs...xoxo

Mazlina said...

Oh jessy, Howwa u? Thanks for sharing the flower tutorial.... Seems so easy to make! Your layouts are lovely as always..:)

Scrap by RĂ´ said...

Your babies are sooo cute and so is your LO! Beautiful!

Marie/Mison said...

Oh gosh! I love it!

Unknown said...

Beautiful layout!! love the photos of your kitty :D