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    Cats & Kittens! New Art & Collage Sheets! FLASH Sale & FREE Gift!

    Filed under Art Projects, Collage Sheets, Giveaways, Newsletters, Rubber Stamps, Sale, Shannon Cooper, Tutorials

    Note: most of the links on this post no longer work, as we moved to a new Web site in 2018. However, you can see the supply list items from Shannon’s project that are still available on the new site.

    Wow! Today we not only have the cutest Cat Book with Paper Dolls you will ever see (by Design Team Member Shannon Cooper) but a related FLASH SALE, and a FREE Gift Kit, too!

    First (and this has been needed for a long time): A Cats & Kittens Collage Sheets Section! There have been some collage sheets begging (in the most dignified, cat-like way) to be brought together in one group. (Plus there are 2 new cat paper doll collage sheets being announced today!) And so much easier to put them ON SALE when they’re in one place!

    ALL Cats & Kittens Collage Sheets are On Sale at 50% off! (So the new collage sheets are also on sale at 50% off!) Examples shown here are the 3 Little Kittens ATCs and Victorian Kittens Collage Sheets.

    The sale ends Saturday night, February 18th at midnight PST! See ’em all! Over 20 options!

    What? A new FREE Gift Kit! With all the cat goings-on today, it seems time for a Cute Kitties Charms & Buttons FREE Gift Kit.

    The set includes 1 each of all of these cute kitties:
    Bronze Lucky Cat Charms
    Cute Bronze Cat Charms
    Big Eye Anime Cat Buttons
    Black Cat with Stripes Buttons
    Painted Cat Head Buttons
    Tiny Cat Head with Bow Buttons

    These mini kits are FREE for ALL orders, now through SATURDAY NIGHT, February 18, 2017!

    I LOVE this tiny little book with envelope pages that Shannon has made! (See below for a wide photo showing how the pages fold out for a background for the paper dolls.) She doesn’t even take credit for making the book itself in her blog post, but she emailed me: The cover is heavy weight cardboard. I just covered it with paper from the Spell Book Box Covers Collage Sheet and sanded it, inked it. stuck an accordion fold on the spine and glued in the envies.

    Here’s a teaser (and some witty prose) from her post:

    Paper toys delight me like nothing else. Airplanes, pop-ups, the “cootie catcher” every kid in grade school folded and played with, jumping jacks, and paper dolls…I love all of that. When I saw the new Wain Cat Paper Doll collage sheet, I knew I had to get my paws on them! The sheet I used features Cinderella, Aladdin, the Princess, and the Magician, and Robin Hood, but there is also More Wain Cat Paper Dolls with Beauty and the Beast, Little Red Riding Hood, and Dick Whittington. Louis Wain’s illustrations of anthropomorphic cats are fun all by themselves, but then to have the added pleasure of dressing and accessorizing these big-eyed kitties? Well, that’s the cat’s pajamas!

    By the way, there are more images of cats drawn by Louis Wain on these collage sheets.

    Inside the book are three envelopes, one for each story, and in the back are two removable backgrounds that can be unfolded. The backgrounds are also reversible for maximum playability. Here is the middle envelope opened up with Aladdin and the Princess ready to entertain. The tuxedo kitty on the front is attached with a brad so her head can be swiveled inside the book’s cover.

    Shannon is so clever, like attaching the kitty head so it can swivel out of the way, inside the front cover. And I thought she had repurposed some old book covers, but she made the little book inself, too.

    AND she provides a tutorial so you can make envelope pages to fit the paper dolls!

    Read more in Shannon’s blog post and see everything she used to create her fun artwork in her supply list! PLUS check below for a chance to win EVERYTHING in her supply list!


    Hooray for the Cat Tales Paper Dolls Giveaway!

    Yes, I said it! EVERYTHING in Shannon’s Cat Tales Paper Dolls Book Supply List is included in today’s Giveaway!

    I’m only highlighting 4 of the 9 items in the supply list/Giveaway:
    New Wain Fairy Tale Cat Paper Dolls Collage Sheet
    – Tales of You & Me Jardin de Fleurs Scrapbook Paper (such a pretty design)
    – Spell Book Box Covers Collage Sheet (perfect for making faux vintage book covers)
    – Cat Faces Collage Sheet (for that tuxedo kitty on the front)

    See photos and links of everything from Shannon’s project (which is also what’s in this Giveaway) in her supply list.

    Oh, yes: I’m also including the new More Wain Cat Paper Dolls Collage Sheet (for even more cat paper doll options).

    And one of the Colorful Puss in Boots Collage Sheets, from the 50% off Cats & Kittens Sale!

    AND I’m including one of the Cute Kitties Charms & Buttons Gift Kits (the FREE gift on offer for all orders through Saturday night)!

    To enter the Cat Tales Paper Dolls Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY OR TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, FRIDAY, February 17, 2017)!

    And tell me: Will you make a little book to hold your cat paper dolls? Or what other clever gift would you make from a similar little envelope book?

    Don’t forget to leave your (hello! correct) email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

    Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

    After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via Random.org). So check your mailbox on Sunday morning to see who won and for the next Giveaway and Newsletter!

    Hey, who won the Fairy Tale Trio Giveaway? That would be Kimberly! Congratulations! Check your email for more info.

    Posted by Leslie, February 16th, 2017

    60 responses to “Cats & Kittens! New Art & Collage Sheets! FLASH Sale & FREE Gift!”

    1. barb macaskill says:

      I am definitely going to need to make one of these Cat Tales books for my Aunt Carol who LOVES cats!! Such a cool idea!!!
      Congratulations to Kimberly on winning the Fairy Tale Trio Giveaway! enjoy your goodies! See you next post!
      macaskillbarbara @yahoo .com

    2. Lori says:

      I would totally make one of these cat books! I love paperdolls. Thank you for the opportunity to win. I’m keeping my fingers crossed!

    3. Elissa Winer says:

      Adorable…have always loved cats. Glad they are being featured beyond Halloween. Just discovered your site and am almost overwhelmed by all the crafty goodness!!

    4. Ina Good says:

      I love Cat Tales books and paper dolls anything cats…I just got a new kitten I would love to make a book about her and my old cat Smokey..my new black kitten is boo!!!How fun that would be to win one Thanks for a chance!

    5. Kat Cashwell says:

      Omg! This is so me! I would definitely make a cat book for my 3 kitties! I might have to make another one for Halloween with some scary black cats! Meow Meow!

    6. Sharon says:

      I would have to make a version of the Cat Tales book…well, two. One to gift to a dear friend, one to keep!

    7. jean marmo says:

      Oh my goodness! My 89 year old mom would love this! She has a cat who is her companion. So delightful!

    8. Debbie Stine says:

      How adorable! My granddaughter just turned 4 and I believe this would be perfect for her, she loves storybooks and I’ve not ever made one so what a new treat for me. A two-fer! Thank you for the chance to win and/or purchase.

    9. Not sure what I will make with these yet. The paper dolls are fun. Maybe just play with them when children come over for a visit.

    10. judy says:

      Oh I do love these Kitten products. I’ve always had cats for pets. They are so cute a paper dolls, would display around my Doll house~

    11. Nancy E says:

      I so love paper dolls. It would be fun to house them in their on special book!

    12. Winnie says:

      How cute is this! I would love to make a book of kitties,

    13. Deb Young says:

      Love cats and everything cats. Will definitely need these collage sheets. Will probably do book and more.

    14. Kathlene Ford-Walters says:

      I would do Alice in Wonderland and the star of the book would be the Cheshire Cat.

      What fun.

    15. Teddee Grace says:

      I’m thinking a theatrical purrduction!

    16. Cynthia Penney says:

      I have a non profit cat rescue. In the local paper we run an ad featuring a rescued cat named Inspector Digsby. He gives adoption updates and keeps the community informed of tips and care for cats. I would create a journal featuring his famous capers and adventures.

    17. trisha too says:

      Oh yes–a little origami wallet fold book, the slanty pockets would be a perfect place for the kitties!

    18. Karen says:

      I will definitely make one of the little folded cat books. It would be a great place to put little scrappy cat cut-outs and paper cat dolls w/ clothes!

    19. Love these I would love to make a paper doll book Thank you

    20. Linda Stroud says:

      I will have to make a book with a wiggle head to go along with the one that I have kept since I was a child (and that’s been a looooong time) named Trinket that also has a wiggle head and a tail.

    21. Jan K says:

      I would definitely make a book to hold all my paperdolls! I love this giveaway! Thanks!

    22. Diana says:

      As a lover of cats, this is fabulous. Yes I want to make a book with these cute costumes. Thanks for a chance.

    23. Deanne says:

      I’ll make little cat books for my many feline loving friends!

    24. Helen says:

      Yes, yes, yes! There is definitely a cat paper doll book in my future. A similar book featuring dogs would be great too!

    25. Kathleen F says:

      I’m on a book-making frenzy right now, and this idea has just prolonged it. Thank you for the wondrously new idea!

    26. Traci says:

      This give away must have been made for me. I am the ultimate cat lover so I would love to win this. Louis Wain has the cutest cat images-I love his books. >^..^<

    27. Mary Mac says:

      Love the idea of the Cat paper dolls.

    28. Cherry Koontz says:

      Shhh. I have to speak softly because if my two “boys” found out I would be making a book about other kitties – I would never hear the end of it!

    29. Peg D says:

      Oh I want to make this in the worst way! I would make the book box holder for the kitteh paper dolls! I love cats and paper dolls too! This is a sweet giveaway. Love the paper doll book boxes. I have been looking at the cat collage sheets for awhile now. I love those old vintage pictures. Would love to win this one!!

    30. Denise Bryant says:

      Love that little book! Yes, mine would hold the sweet cat paper dolls!

    31. Laural says:

      Absolutely Adorable..I would make these books in a meow-instant

    32. Lori Wilczek says:

      OMG!Crazy Cat Lady here, and I would love this! The paper dolls are adorable and would love to make a little book to put hem in.

    33. Patty Nisbet says:

      I would make a cat book. I’m totally into all things feline.

    34. Marilyn Hughes says:

      I don’t know if I would make a book, but I LOVE all the kitties!

    35. Lou Anne says:

      I’d love to make a cat paper doll book. I’m in cat rescue and these paper dolls are purrfect!

    36. Jennifer Bumb says:

      These are the most adorable collage sheets. I would make them in either size book, as they would equally be fantastic. I am a cat lover and would love this fantastic giveaway. Have a great week.

    37. Randi scholl says:

      Love everything about this project. I think these little books would make a special gift. I would make one for my daughter in law.

    38. Lindy says:

      That book is the cats meow!! I think I would make a shrine or mini scene rather than a book if I won.

    39. Emily N. says:

      I love cats!! I would make a book featuring cats in literature.

    40. I have a friend who loves cats and volunteers at the humane society also. I want to make this for her.

    41. Jo says:

      I love kittens and cats and would love to win this giveaway!! I would make a book about Halloween cats!

    42. Karen Mallory says:

      I love kitties!!! I would make the book. It is so cute and I love paper dolls too!

    43. Rosemarie Grant says:

      I have been wanting to make a Puss&Boots box book for a long time. I would make it so all his outfits could be used. Thanks so much for the ideas.

    44. Christi Conley says:

      I LOVE kitties!! My four cats would love to help me make the book 🙂

    45. debra says:

      Cats! Cats! CATS!!! So darling. Yes and envelope to keep them all together will be perfect. I plan to make one for my niece who is a cat lover also!

    46. I have ten cats and tons of old paper dolls. This is a must for me!

    47. Ronda Liebert says:

      I would love this one. I would make something like this, but instead of paper dolls,would make a photo album with the cats sprinkled around.

    48. Kimberly says:

      Yes! I’d absolutely make a little book to hold paper dolls. Sweet idea!

    49. Carla says:

      Not a cat person but, love the cat book!

    50. Lisa says:

      I have made a mini book to celebrate each of my cats, and since I just rescued a kitten last month, it’s almost time to make another! These paper dolls would be perfect for Eloise’s book, because she’s a little doll who loves everyone.

    51. Jennifer J says:

      My son LOVES cats. This project would be so fun to do with him

    52. Christine S says:

      Aauugghh!!! Kitties and cats and paws oh my!! I wouldn’t make a kitty book, but I think I’d use the pieces to make articulated paper dolls to incorporate into mixed media wall hangings. Love this sale!!!!!

    53. Cheryl Lee says:

      I admit I am an ailurophile. There, I said it! lol I LOVE LOVE LOVE!! all these kitties! I would surely make the book, but use the little envelopes to hold pics of the kitties I have in real life. More cats and kittens please!! 🙂 Congrats to Kimberly!

    54. Christy Minnis says:

      I’ve loved and made paper dolls since I was very young, and loved cats even longer, so I would adore making a book of cat paper dolls!

    55. Janet T says:

      I love the idea of a cat paper book. I really want to make one for my granddaughter. She’s a kitty fanatic.

    56. Thalia Kottke says:

      I love the cat paper dolls!! I book of them would be so fun to make.

    57. Carol Slowik says:

      I just love paper dolls and yes, I would make a small book!

    58. Lorna E says:

      This is adorable. I would definitely make the book.

    59. Elaine Guttmann says:

      I looove Puss in Boots! And cats of all kinds. Having a book to store the paper dolls is an awesome idea. I want to make this right now, even though it’s bedtime.

    60. Barb A says:

      Love cats, love books. Perfect combination.