I am trying a new technique today.  I have seen some really awesome cards on Facebook and Pinterest using the Eclipse Technique.  So I tried a small version for my first time.


Stampin' Up! Cat Punch, Jackie Beers, stampinup cat punch, jackiebeers

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I realized after the fact that the Pool Party eyes on my cat were not really bright enough.  I should have used the Smoky Slate.  But I love the soft combination of these colors.

I punched the cat out before stamping and placed it back in the cutout space.  I then stamped everything.  Before layering, I punched another cat from a scrap of Smoky Slate card stock and glued it to the original one.  Then it is raised with dimensionals.   I finished the card with the small bow on the end of the cat’s tail.  Every kitty needs some decoration .

This is so easy to do .  At least my small version is!  I have seen some beautiful and elaborate cards and home decor made using this technique.

I could have done better on my Eclipse Technique but I like the small version and think it came out alright.  I hope you will give it a try.


  • Card base is Smoky Slate cut to 8 X 4 and folded in half
  • Smokey Slate layer is cut to 3 3/4 X 3 3/4
  • Whisper White layer is cut to 3 1/2 X 3 1/2


Thank you so much for visiting today!  The supplies I used are listed below and by clicking on any item you will be directed to my online store.


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