Studio Katia Paws for Kindness Blog Hop


Hi everyone! Today I am back with two cards that I created for a very special occasion: it is World Kindness Day and at Studio Katia we are celebrating with a special release and a blog hop! 
Studio Katia is releasing the new exclusive Paws For Kindness stamp and die set, specifically designed to celebrate World Kindness Day.





Studio Katia will donate $10 from every sale of this special stamp bundle to Pets in the Classroom, because we truly believe that all children should have the opportunity to learn about the responsibilities, respect for life and being kind to one another.  
There is also a video tutorial at the end of this post, in case you are interested


As part of the Paws for Kindness Blog Hop, I decided to create two cards featuring the two main images in the set and the same design. Both images are so cute and I couldn't pick just one!


I created the background for each card on some Neenah Desert Storm cardstock cut to the standard A2 size. I used my Studio Katia blending brushes, my Spectrum Noir Harmony Ink in the color Seal Brown and the Studio Katia Mini Paws stencil to create a fading pattern on my panel.


I die cut some brown cardstock with the Half Striped Cover die and glued it on top of my background. I used another die in the set to cut some Neenah Desert Storm cardstock and create the tag for my sentiment.


The images were stamped on Neenah Solar White 110lb cardstock with Memento Dew Drops in Rich Cocoa and colored with Illustrator Markers.
I raised the images and the sentiment tag over some foam squares for some added interest.


I embellished the card with the Girl with some Lemon Burst Pearls and for the card with the boy I used Prismatic Sky Pearls instead.


I used a similar design for this second card, this time raising the sentiment tag a little higher on my card front and splitting the sentiment in two parts. One on the card front...



...and the other on the inside of the card.


If you are interested in watching how to created these cute cards you can watch my video tutorial down below or directly on my YouTube channel  



And now it is time for a blog hop with giveaways!
Studio Katia is giving away TWO $25 CAD gift certificates on their blog. Winners will be chosen randomly from comments left under all the blogs in the hop. There is also an additional $15 CAD gift certificate that will be given to one of the commenters on my blog.
All comments must be left by Friday, November 22nd, 2019, 23:59 PM EST. Winners will be announced on Sunday, November 24th, 2019 on SK Blog.

Here is the full hop list. You should have arrived from Jessica Frost Ballas and your next stop is Natalia Zubkova


Thank you all for stopping by and World Kindness Day!


The items marked with a * were sent to me for free for designing purposes. When possible, affiliated links are used. This means that if you make a purchase through one of these links, I will get a small commission at no additional cost to you. The money I earn this way goes towards running this blog and my YouTube channel and allows me to keep sharing inspiration with you. Thank you for your support! 💖

15 comments:

  1. I love the colors you used and your coloring! Guess what? It's my puppy's 4th birthday today! Perfect hop!

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  2. Your cards are so sweet! The paw print stencil is the perfect companion to this new set.

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  3. oh LOVE the design of your cards - they really POP

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  4. LOVE everything about your card.

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  5. Great cards. The images are adorable and backgrounds are nice but let the images shine. Very nice TYFS

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  6. Agree with you that both the stamps are too cute to resist

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  7. Really cute cards...love the diagonal element and the stenciled background.

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  8. The cards are darling. Love the
    diagonal stripes. thanks for
    sharing. txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  9. Love the color combo and pawprint backgrounds! Awesome cards! The images are adorable, and I love the dies you used!

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  10. Such a wonderful design for your awesome cards!! Love them! :)

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  11. I love these cards! The stenciling looks great. I have wanted the striped die for a while now but haven't bought it yet.

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  12. Wonderful cards. I like your coloring and the neutral background.

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  13. Monochromatic background is lovely.

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  14. The kraft background for each card was a nice idea. It is very natural looking.

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