Handmade Cat Cards
Purrfect Handmade Kitty Cat Greeting Cards
On this page you'll find a nice selection of different ideas for making cat greeting cards. Cats have a way of winning their way into your heart so any cat lover would be delighted to receive one of these lovely cards featuring one of their feline friends.
Printable Kitty Cat Cards
Printable cat cards
This type of greeting card needs to be printed out on your printer. If you have an inkjet printer, I recommend using photo paper. This will give you clean bright colors and produce the best results. Printing out one of these designs is just the first step.
Once your item is printed, the crafting begins :-) You may decide to add layers to give a 3D effect (like the card on the right). But there can also be other fun additions, like the string of bunting across the top of the card featured at the top of this page. Then you can also add your own embellishments such as glitter, gems, lace, googly eyes, bows, and more.
Here's a couple of freebies for you to print:
meinlilapark.blogspot.com - rainy day cat
meinlilapark.blogspot.com - cool cat sipping lemonade
Punch Art Projects
Punch art cats
This pieces for this cat are made using a big shot machine. But it looks like it uses mostly circle punches of different sizes.
Cat with big eyes created from oval, Christmas bauble, leaf / petal, and circle punches.
Scroll down for a cute fat cat made from circle punches and a 5-petal flower
Iris Folding Ideas
Cat and Kitten Iris Folding
Iris folding is a craft which involves carefully laying strips of paper behind a shaped hole to follow a pattern. The center of the design usually forms an iris (like that of a camera).
Fluffy sitting cat (you may need to scroll down a little)
A fun cat and dog sitting next to each other
2 different cats sitting side by side
A kitten standing on hind legs
A scared cat
Cute cat with an iris folded body. Print out the head and tail and paws
Stamping Cat Designs
Wooden stamp featuring four cats singing
Size: 2 1/4" x 2 1/2"
Cute fat cat sitting on the moon
Size: 2 1/2" x 3"
Playful cat playing with a ball of wool
Size: 2 1/8" x 2 1/2"
Cuddling Cats - made from cotton balls, felt, and corrugated cardboard
These origami cat cards are simple enough for kids to make. After you finish folding the cat, draw on the face and any other details you like. You could decorate with googly eyes or circle stickers for eyes. You could add a collar cut from colored paper with a little gem on the front. Fix your origami feline friend to the front of a card. Here are some instructions for making origami cats.
Make a simple origami cat from two small squares.
2. The following video is a slightly more complicated cat, again made out of two squares of paper.