Monday, December 18, 2017

Bundle Up Cat Buddies

     This is the second time this season that I've used this card but those kitties, all bundled up in their winter-wear, are just so cute, I couldn't resist using them again.  Can't you just see them trudging off to the family Christmas feast?

     They are from Bugaboo Stamps and I wanted to do a card that was very CAS and that could be used for a guy.


     I printed the image directly onto the card front and then colored it with my ProMarkers.  I added a bit of blue for the sky and ice but that was mostly to get the white kitties to pop off the background.  I printed the sentiment, hand cut it, inked the edges and fussed a bit before deciding that it should be up at the top of the card.

     I had planned a CAS design but it looked so plain that I pulled out some of my embossing folders to see what I might be able to do with them.   I found the snowflake and icy swirl folder from Darice and embossed right over the colored image.  Then I added the three, tiny, blue, pearls.  Finally, the sentiment piece was attached and the card was done - still CAS but with a bit more personality from the texture of the embossing.

     Challenges:
Bugaboo Crafty
Catch the Bug (texture/pearl/blue)
CCC Digi
Crafter's Cafe
Crafty Awesomeness
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Extra
Create and Inspire
Digistamps 4 Joy
Do-Al(l) Kreatives

     One more week 'til Christmas and I heard from my daughter that she's not going to get finished with everything on her list.  lol  My list is so short that I could travel to five other states and still have extra time for play!  Happy Crafting.   NanaConnie

13 comments:

  1. Fabulous Connie, we are all done here thank goodness, I can spend this week catching up on my crafting now that all Christmas preparations are done. Have a great week.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

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  3. Great Bugaboo stamp and wonderful colour choices. I love how you embossed over the imager when embossing the background.
    hugs
    Glenda

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  4. Awesome creation, super cute image and clever idea with the embossed background.

    Wish you a happy merry christmas!

    Thanks for playing along with our Do-Al(l) Kreatives Challenge and good luck!

    Hugs and please come back soon!
    Doris
    Kleido’s BastelStüble
    *Owner* Do-Al(l) Kreatives (#12 – End of the Year)
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  5. A cool card.
    Thanks for joining us at the DAK Challenge.
    Greetings Andrea

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  6. Beautiful card. Thanks for playing our challenge at CCC Digi Creations. Good luck!
    Anneke DT

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  7. Cute Christmas Card. Thank you for entering your wonderful creation at The Crafter's Cafe this fortnight for our "Christ and/or Red White and Green" challenge.

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  8. This is such a great idea. hoping you have enjoyed Christmas Day, all the best for the New Year x

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  9. Cut card - love the embossing!

    Thanks for playing along with us at our present challenge at Do-Al(l) Kreatives and good luck! Hope you will join us next month again.

    Merry christmas
    Alex

    *DT + Admin* Do-Al(l) Kreatives {#12 – End of year }
    *DT* Kreativ-Tanten Challenge {#12 – Anything goes}
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  10. Ahhh, cute kitties! Wow, great work, well done and good luck!

    Hugs, Jackie

    Digistamps4Joy.DT

    Member

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  11. Beautiful card. Thanks for playing our challenge at CCC Digi Creations. Good luck!

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  12. Thank you for sharing your nice project at Creat and Inspire.
    Crafty hugs, Irene (Made In Borgo)

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