Saturday, July 27, 2013

Kitty Claus

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I love making Christmas cards in non-traditional colours - and that's what I did today!  I was inspired by several challenges (see inspiration below). I embossed turquoise cardstock with snowflakes, added a yellow ribbon with bow, and mounted on black cardstock, which covered a white card base.  I printed the sentiment (which was a digi freebie from Trimgym Digistamps, Images and Papers - thank you, Jo), trimmed closely, and then affixed to the ribbon.  I stamped the kitty in black on a white scrap, coloured with pencils, added Stickles to his pompom, layered with pink cardstock, and mounted to the card with foam tape.  Lastly, I punched three snowflakes from pink and yellow cardstock and adhered to the card, adding a gem to the centre of each one.  Here are the supplies I used:
  • Sketch:  Annabelle Stamps Sketch AC168 (see below)
  • Stamps:  Kitty Claus (Stampendous), sentiment (Trimgym)
  • Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black
  • Coloured Pencils:  Prismacolor
  • Cardstock:  Recollections  / White Card Base:  Domtar
  • Embossing Folder:  Cuttlebug Snowflakes
  • Ribbon:  Offray
  • Glitter Glue:  Stickles Diamond
  • Punch:  Unknown/unmarked
  • Gems:  Dollarama

Inspiration for this card:
Annabelle Stamps Sketch
 
Just Inspirational Challenges
 
  Wags n Whiskers

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Annabelle Stamps Blog Sketch Challenge AC168 (see above) UE C7
Just Inspirational Challenges Photo Inspiration (see above - I was inspired by the colours) 3E #1
Pattie's Creations #72 Recipe - Use at least 3 of an embellishment (3 snowflakes, 3 gems) 2E #1
Stamping for Pleasure Rudolph Day 1E #1 C6
Trimgym's Anything Summer or Christmas using Trimgym product (I used sentiment) UE
Wags n Whiskers Photo Inspiration (see above - I was inspired by the colours) 2E #1

Thank you for looking at my card - I enjoy reading your comments!  Have a great day!

14 comments:

  1. Another lovely card Karen, you are on a roll. Thanks for joining again.

    Love,

    Jo

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  2. You always make me smile, Kitty, this a fabulous, cute, colourful, xmas card xxx

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  3. What a nice, bright, non traditional card!

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  4. Ooh what a lovely bright and zingy Rudolph Day card! Fantastic.

    Welcome to my Rudolph Day challenge, thanks for joining in.

    Hugs
    SarN xxx

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  5. So so totally cute, love all those bright cheery colours!
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

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  6. lovely card great use of the colours. thanks for joining us at just inspirational challenges.

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  7. Adorable card. Love your interpretation on the Inspirational photo. Thank you for joining us at Just Inspirational Challenge this week. Hugs Shelly

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  8. Your card is adorable! Thanks for sharing with us at Wags 'n Whiskers! Susan x

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  9. Like the punched snowflakes that go well with the embossed snowflake bg.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  10. This is perfect for our current challenge at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
    Hugs
    Pattie ♥
    Artist
    at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

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  11. A beautiful card, thank you for joining us at JIC.

    Kelly x

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  12. Love the cat image! So cute! Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps :)

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  13. Congrats! Just came from Wags N Whiskers & you won Ch109 Photo Insp w/ your cute Christmas Kitty Card in the wonderful colors of the photo.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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