Sunday, December 17, 2017

Bah, Hum-cat

     We all know about Scrooge's famous "Bah, Humbug" phrase but now there's "Bah, Hum-cat"and he's as Dickensonian as can be!  Image is from Rick St. Dennis.


Isn't he fabulous?

     I colored him with ProMarkers, then fussy cut the image.  I used a die from Spellbinders to cut out an oval from a scrap of forest green CS, and trimmed it top and bottom to fit the size of the card.  I was actually using not the oval die cut but the negative piece left behind.  I saved the oval for some other project.  That went down on a white card base for a look of some winter snow behind the image.

     It looked a little bit plain with the image sent into the empty oval so I looked for something else to add.  I found another scrap of green CS, dug out a Sue Wilson die, and used it to cut the delicate, filigree frame.  I glued that down (a long and tedious process because of all the tiny curlicues) and then added the image and sentiment on top of it.

     Finally, I added a bit of red glitter to his bowtie for a tiny bit of sparkle.

     Challenges:
Crafty Catz
Color Crazy
Crafting with Friends
Fussy and Fancy
Morgan's ArtWorld
Pattie's Creations
Pixie's Snippets
Polkadoodles
Sparkle n Glitter
Vintage Journey

     We're only a week away from Christmas Eve.  Are you ready or nearly ready for the warmest holiday of the year?  I hope your plans include lots of time with family and close friends.  I'm truly enjoying the time I have with both this year.  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

11 comments:

  1. I love the image and how he's colored. This is so much FUN! Love it. So glad you joined us at Morgan's ArtWorld.

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  2. This is so humorous - love the sentiment and the pop of red against the green. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Pattie's Creations Challenge, elizabeth (DT)

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  3. Haha! Cute. Great design too. hugs, Teresa

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  4. Great and cool card! :)
    Thanks a lot for joining us at Fussy and Fancy! :)

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  5. Loving the negative cut out from the die, it makes for an awesome frame. The image is so fun.
    hugs Glenda

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  6. What a fab card thanks for sharing at crafty catz in our Atg and dont forget we are having a gdt call for January. Merry Christmas and hope to see you in 2018

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  7. You did some amazing coloring on this fun image! This is a perfect card for a cat lover, and Bah, hum cat looks just like my little Biskit! Thank you for playing along at A Vintage Journey! Merry Christmas!

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  8. Such a great image and a lovely card Connie! He certainly does have a Dickensian air about him :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  9. Haha! what a great image and sentiment! Thank-you for sharing your creativity with our challenge this month at Patties Creations - Vic, DT X

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  10. Just Purrfect!! Thanks for joining us at A Vintage Journey.

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  11. looks great thanks for entering the challenge at Sparkel and Glitter

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