Friday, July 5, 2013

Grasshopper Fluffles

Although I love digital stamps, sometimes I feel like some old-fashioned rubber stamping.  For this card, I used F152 Grasshopper Fluffles from Stampendous, stamped in StazOn Jet Black ink and coloured with Tombow watercolour markers.  The sentiment is a rubber stamp from Art Gone Wild.  Other supplies used were:  cardstock (Recollections), watercolour paper (Carson), DP (Glitter Max), embossing folder (Cuttlebug - Baby's Breath), flower punches (EK Success), circle punch (Marvy Uchida), white gel pen (Uniball Signo), ribbon (Offray), and gems (Kaisercraft).



I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Artistic Inspirations #48 Anything Goes
Blessings Ink Amusing Challenges Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion #169 Red, White and Blue
Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge Blog Red, White and Blue
Creative Inspirations Paint Inspired by: Anything Goes
Creative Moments #20 Flowers
DL.ART Challenges Patriotic
DL.ART Challenges July's Anything Goes
Ginger Loft GL Red, White and Blue
Inky Impressions Challenges IIC#115 Red, White and Blue
Jo's Scrap Shack FFC#7 Anything Goes
Loves Rubberstamps Challenge #59 Anything Goes
MFP Speedy TV Thursday Red White and Blue
Mema's Crafts Red, White and Blue
Milk Coffee Challenge Use Country Flag Colour (I went with Red, White, and Blue for US)
Our Daily Bread Designs Blog Red, White and Blue
Paper Pretties Red,White and Blue
Papertake Weekly Challenge Anything Goes, optional include animals
QKR Stampede #46 Rock the Red, White and Blue
Ribbon Carousel Show your country pride, heritage and celebration
Sassy Studio Designs #184 Red, White and Blue
Simon Says Stamp Challenge Patriotic
The Pink Elephant TPE206 Inspiration Photo
Victorine Stamps #62 Red, White and Blue
Word Art Wednesday #87 Anything Goes

Thanks for looking at my card! I love all your comments. Have a wonderful day!

31 comments:

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Saw your pretty card as I was entering challenges after you. It's Purr-fect (that's me being spontaneous in a good way) for the Red/White/Blue. Like the way you colored the digi. Nice use of the embossing. Especially like the background striped paper. Did you create the stripes & color on the background paper or did it come that way?
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Fit Kitty said...

Hi, Melissa - Thanks for your nice comment! I can't take credit for the background paper - it is from Glitter Max and came in a pack - I really like it too! I've been using this pack of paper a lot lately. Thanks for visiting my blog! KT

GregT said...

Love all the elements together. (stamped image, embossing, faux stitching, flowers, ribbon) I couldn't tell you the last time I used a rubber stamp and ink. hahaha Thanx for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs.

Greg T
the lil bro.

wannabcre8tive said...

A very cute card. I love the papers and the fabulous layout. Thanks, for joining the Speedy TV inspiration challenge this week. I hope you will come back again next week.

Diane said...

Such a cute card sweetie !! Thanks so much for playing at Crafty Sentiments Designs this week !!

hugs Diane xx

Jenée said...

Such a cute image and sweet card. Nice use of the red, white and blue. Thank you for sharing with us this week at Inky Impressions.

Kathy Bradley said...

Aaah, cute kittie and adorable card. Thanks for joining us at SpeedyTV's Inspirational Challenge!

Lin said...

What a pretty red, white, and blue card, Kitty! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge!

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

What a fab design, the embossed panel really highlights the cute image! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments for our Red White and Blue Challenge! Good luck in the draw and I hope you can join us for our next challenge next week! Hugs Susan x

Kellie 0:) said...

Cute stamp and colouring. TFS and for joining us at Jo's for Funday Friday

Bonnie Irvine said...

Great layering on this cute card. I like the way you have repeated the flower theme from the image. The embossing adds lovely texture and pattern. Thanks for joining us for our Red, White & Blue challenge at Craft Your Passion this week. I have enjoyed my visit to your blog.

alex said...

What a super cute card, love your kitty image, thank you for sharing at Creative Moments

Alex (DT)

~ Jo ~ said...

Lovely card, love your image and the coloring. Thanks so much for joining us at Jo's Funday Friday!

Hugs,
Jo
♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

Avril Ann said...

Lovely card, such a cute wee image, great colours too xxx

Joan Macdonald said...

Great image and LO. Thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspirations.

Joan x

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Oh this is so super cute and I love the colors you used. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps and don't forget about our blog hop, http://www.lovesrubberstamps.com/

Laura Love said...

This is so cute! I love fluffles images and you colored it up perfectly! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Loves Rubberstamps this week! We hope you will play along with us again soon! :)

Also we have a blog hop every Sunday where you have a chance to win candy! http://www.lovesrubberstamps.com

Anonymous said...

This is so sweet.Love the extra created by the embossing and doodled stitching.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Lovely card! Thanks so much for playing along with The Pink Elephant!

Bunny said...

This is lovely...Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty sentiments, and good luck.

Caz xx

karen said...

Really fabulous card, love the red/blue combo, thanks for joining us at PTW, karenx

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Sweet card!! Thanks so much for participating in our QKR STAMPEDE challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper

Mema's Crafts said...

Lovely card design and image. Thanks for joining us at Mema's Crafts for our patriotism challenge and good luck! Hope you will visit and play with us again.

Brenda said...

What a fabulous card! Love the image and love the color combo! Thanks for joining us at Jo's Funday Friday;-)

Ardilla said...

Your card is fantastic! Great image and beautiful embellishments...
Thanks for playing with us at Gingerloft.
Hugs,
Ardilla :)

Gill McCall said...

fab card. thanks for playing along with Creative Moments Gill DT

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oooo I have this image and I had forgot all about it! Thank you for sharing your lovely card at Sassy Studios and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x

Vicky said...

A super card!! Thanks for joining our Red, White and Blue challenge at Inky Impressions this week

hugs Vicky xx

Deonna Bemish said...

Adorable card! I love the stamp and the layout. thank you for sharing with QKR Stampede this week.

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

ohhh that's super cute! I have to play with my stamps as well... I only seem to be doing digis these days...

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Gingerloft Card Challenge. Hope you will join us next time. DT Crafting Vicky

Michele Spera said...

Adorable job!Thank you for joining us at MilkCoffee
Hugs
Michele