Sunday, August 4, 2013

One Cool Kitty

I made this card so I could try a new technique (well, new to me anyway) called faux tearing, after I saw a tutorial on MFP Speedy TV.   This is the first time I've tried it, and I'm pleased with the result.


I wanted to keep this card CAS.  I used three shades of turquoise ink and several torn pieces of paper to create an ombre look with my faux tearing.  Then I stamped French script in grey, masking the faux tearing.  I stamped the kitty and the sentiment in black directly onto the card.  Then I stamped the sun in black on a yellow scrap and tore the edges.  Lastly I embellished with a piece of turquoise string tied into a bow.  Here are the supplies I used:
  • Stamps:  Cat (The Artful Stamper), sentiment (Inque Boutique), French script (Stampin' Up!), sun (unmarked, unknown)
  • Ink:  Versafine - Onyx Black, Ancient Page - Jade, Neptune, Turquoise, Stampin' Up - Going Gray
  • White Card Base:  Domtar
  • Yellow Scrap:  Recollections
  • String:  Dollarama
I wold like to enter the following challenges:
Just Inspirational Challenges
Photo Inspiration
2 Sisters #155 Anything Goes UE
A Little Bit Crafty Summer Sun 3E #1
Animal Friends Challenge #5 Summer 3E #1
Blessings Ink Amusing Challenges Ombre 2E #1
Card and Scrap #59 Anything Goes UE
Challenges 4 Everybody #26 Anything Goes 3E #2
Crafting by Designs Anything Goes UE
Crafts-Too Challenge You #2 Summer Days (I see this kitty at the beach and the sun is shining) UE
Crafty Calendar August Anything Goes 3E #2
Creatalicious Challenges #53 I Love My Pet UE
Creative Inspirations Paint Inspired by:  Anything Goes UE
Cute Card Thursday #280 Anything Goes UE
DL.ART Challenges August's Anything Goes UE
Fashionable Stamping Script/Book/Pages/Print 3E #3
Just B Creative Crazy Anything Goes UE
Just Inspirational Challenges Photo Inspiration (see above - I was inspired by the colour of the water) 3E #2
Just for Fun #1 Anything Goes 3E #2
LEJ Designs Challenge Blog #64 Distressing or Paper Tearing (I tore around the sun) 3E #3
Mema's Crafts August Anything Goes 3E #1
MFP Speedy TV Simple Salutations Faux Tearing 5E #1
One Stitch at a Tiime #175 In the Summer (I see this kitty at the beach with the sun shining) 3E #1
{PIN}spirational Challenge Photo Inspiration (see below)
QKR Stampede #50 Summer Fun 3E #2
{PIN}spirational Challenge
Photo Inspiration
Scrapbook Stamp Society #12 Anything Goes UE
Scrappy Moms Stamps The Great Outdoors UE
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Ode to Sunshine 5E #1
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Anything Goes 5E #5
Sister Act Card Challenges #18 Anything Goes UE
Victorine Originals #64 Summer Colours UE
Word Art Wednesday #91 Anything Goes 5E #3

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

34 comments:

  1. This is lovely, I like the faux tearing, such a cute image.

    Thank you for joining in the LEJ Designs challenge, good luck x

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  2. what a lovely card.
    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

    Greetings Karin DT Member

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  4. A fabulous image and sentiment, l love the faux tearing too. Thank you for joining in the Just for fun challenge, good luck

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  5. Love this Kitty and what a fabulous way to have paper tearing it looks so real, hun, xxx

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  6. Eine tolle Themenumsetzung. Klasse
    Danke für deine Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends.
    LG Dreja

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  7. Wow eine ganz tolle Karte ist das geworden.
    Danke für Deine Teilnahme bei Animal Friends.
    GLG Tamesis

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  8. Eine sehr schöne Karte. Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der Animal Friends Challenge. Liebe Grüße Silvi

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  9. Your faux tearing really adds WOW to your cute card! Thank you for playing along with us at the MFP Simple Salutations Challenge.

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  10. A wonderful card, great faux tearing. Thank you for joining us at SCH this time.
    Yvonne

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  11. Great card! Thanks for joining our first challenge at "Just For Fun!"

    Elaine xx

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  12. Great Card! Good luck and we hope to see your creations again at our next challenge.

    ~Amy
    DT for {Pin}sperational Challenges

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  13. What a cute card! Love the black kitty and shades of turquoise ink! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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  14. lovely. thanks for playing along with JIC (Sian DT)

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  15. Such a lovely card. I love cats ;-) Your new technique turned out really well.

    Thanks for playing with us this week.

    Hugs, Keti (DT @ PINspirational Challenges)

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  16. I think you did a terrific job with the faux tearing technique!!! thanks for playing at simple salutations #56. good luck in drawing.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  17. 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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  18. Aw, cute kitty card!!! You did a great job with the faux tearing! :)

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  19. I love this card! The faux tearing looks great...in some really great colours - the whole colour thinking is great on this card.
    Thankyou for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges this fortnight
    Dot x

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  20. Gorgeous Fit Kitty, a really great card :) Good luck in this weeks OSAAT challenge and hope to see you back again soon. Hugs Jane OSAAT DT

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  21. Fabulous technique thank you for joining in at Lej designs and Just for fun DT for both

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  22. Great card :) Thanks for playing along with us at JIC!
    Cindye(DT)

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  23. Gorgeous card :-) the image and whole design is fabulous,,, so very cute :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  24. Lovely card with an adorable kitty. Thank you for stopping by and playing with us at Mema's Crafts. Good Luck in the challenge.

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  25. A really cute card! Lovely kitty and you have created a beautiful effect with the faux tearing technique. Thanks so much for joining in at Creatalicious.

    Hugs, Dawn

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  26. Thanks for playing at MFP - such a cute card!

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  27. Adorable, cool kitty!!! Thanks for joining in the Summer Fun challenge at QKR this week. Good Luck!
    Trudy, DT

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  28. Such a cute card. Thank you so much for playing our challenge at OSAAT.
    Hugs Nataliya

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  29. Hvor er det bare et super flot cas kort.

    1000 tak for at du deltager på udfordring på Card and scrap.

    DT Sanne

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  30. This is one cool kitty and a lovely card. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!

    TTFN,

    CraftyGirl OSAAT DT
    craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

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  31. Cool and cute card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O' Paper

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  32. Great card , I love cats and this is well put together . Very nice x

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  33. A gorgeous card, lovely image and design.

    Thanks for joining this months challenge at A Little Bit Crafty.
    Lorraine x

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  34. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge blog!! Hope to see you join us again… we just started a new challenge today!! Kimberly DT – Paper Munch Designs

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