About Me

Who am I?  I live in Nova Scotia, Canada.  Unlike many crafters, I have not been crafty my whole life - I started stamping and making cards about 10 years ago.  I was employed for 29 years as an Administrative Assistant at a large manufacturing company until June 2012, when the company closed its doors after 83 years in business.  I searched for another job for nearly two years, but due to a chronic illness I am now unable to return to work.  I spend my time making cards.  I definitely craft on a budget!  Fortunately, I have a very supportive hubby who occasionally buys me crafting supplies to give me a boost - thank you, Brian!
Here I am with Kiwi
How did I get started?  A friend asked me to do some stamping with her in 2005 - I had a lot of fun!  A few months later I took some card-making courses given by the recreation department in a nearby town - I was hooked!  It's so fulfilling for me to make cards - I get the pleasure of making the card, and the recipient gets the pleasure of receiving the card - it's a win-win!  My favourite subject for my cards is cats, and my inspiration comes from my three kitties: Honeydew, Kiwi, and Snowie, and my beloved first kitty, Muffin.

Here I am with Honeydew

How long have I been blogging?  I started my blog on June 21, 2013, after being invited to join a design team.  I enjoy making cards, and I love the inspiration I get from other bloggers.  It's really been an uplifting experience for me, and I'm so glad I took the plunge to start a blog. I've met a number of wonderful crafters, some of whom I now call friends. Fellow bloggers have been so supportive - I love all the comments you write - thank you!

Snowie

Why "KT Fit Kitty"?  You might be wondering how I chose my blog name.   Well... KT are my initials, Kitty is a nickname, and Fit Kitty is my user name on a fitness web site I used to frequent.  Since I was already set up with the name Fit Kitty on Google and Gmail, I decided to stick with it.  

My Inspiration
Kiwi and Honeydew in a rare photo of them side by side


Contact Me

My email address is:  fitkitty1@gmail.com

RIP Muffin
1987-2004


8 comments:

  1. Hi Kitty,
    Your cats are lovely! We love cats too and my mum's blog is called kitten kraftz. Thankyou for joining my blog and for all your nice comments :) I wanted to follow you too but I am not on bloglovin and you dont have a blogger follower tab. If you can get one you will get even more followers.
    Love Samih x

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  2. Dear Kitty,
    Thank you so much for the lovely comment you left on the OSAAT blog .... you've given me a big lump in my throat. Let me be honest with you, I don't make cards Kitty but my sister does which is how I have recently become involved with OSAAT as comments coordinator. I get so much pleasure from all the cards you talented ladies (and gentlemen) make .... oh, and I find myself looking out for your cards because they are always so special and such a joy to comment on. I am sorry to hear that you are looking for work after so many years but you are so talented that I would have thought you could make a new career out of your creativity. Good luck in all you do.
    I'm in the process of creating a blog but my hobby is knitting so it's not really relevant to cards (yet) :-) I've called it Dropped Stitches but there are only 2 entries. Knitting is slow :-)
    Ingrid xxx

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  3. Hi Kitty!
    Thanks for becoming a new follower! I've been enjoying browsing your blog as well. Love the pics of your furry buddies.

    Christine

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  4. Congratulations on winning my blog candy. Thank you so much for entering Mary's challenges at Cardztv and for hopping with us. I received your email and I will get your package in the mail tomorrow. I just became a follower of your blog and look forward to seeing your projects.
    Hugs,
    Sheree
    bootsandblingtime.blogspot.com

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  5. Hello Kitty,

    You don't know me but I am a follower of your blog. I was recently nominated for a Liebster award and love your cards, so wanted to nominate you.
    Please check out my blog post to see what it’s all about: http://amethystlilydesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2015/02/apologies-for-my-absence-liebster-award.html

    Regards,

    Nicola

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  6. Hello
    your cats are very cute
    I'm glad that I read all this about you.
    I really like your nick name.
    So nice to meet you better.
    big hugs

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  7. You're an amazing artist and filled with talent. Enjoyed reading About You.

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  8. Your cats are so beautiful. My little dog, Katy, is my inspiration and the namesake of my blog, Katydid Cards. I know just how much you love your fur babies...as I love mine that much!

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