Tuesday, August 27, 2013

I Love You Kitties

I made another card for my honey!  The card I made yesterday really cheered him up so I thought I'd make another one.  I mentioned yesterday that he's been feeling down lately.  He does love my cards - he's my biggest fan - so I know this one will put a smile on his face when he gets home from work tonight. 


This time I tried a technique called Stained Glass on Vellum that I saw at MFP Speedy TV - I'm not sure if I did it correctly but it's my best shot at it.  I stamped the kitties and heart on vellum, coloured with pencils, and affixed to polka-dot patterned paper that I mounted on black cardstock.  The heart stamps says "I Love" so I wrote "You!" with a fine black marker.  I then affixed that panel to a glittery brown polka-dot patterned paper that I mounted on black cardstock, which covered a white card base.  I embellished with two wooden polka-dot hearts and some heart-themed decorative tape.  Here are the supplies used:
Hero Arts - I Love My Cat
  • Stamps:  Cats (Crafter's Companion Tale of Tom Kitten set - see below), heart (Hero Arts CL135 I Love My Cat set - see below)
  • Ink:  StazOn Jet Black                          
  • Coloured pencils:  Prismacolor
  • Patterned paper, cardstock:  Black cardstock and both polka-dot papers are Recollections
  • White card base:  Domtar
  • Vellum:  Unknown/unmarked from my stash
  • Black marker:  Staedtler
  • Decorative tape:  Loblaws
  • Wooden hearts:  Dollarama
Crafter's Companion
Tale of Tom Kitten
I would like to enter the following challenges:
A Blog Named Hero #30 Victorious Vellum (must use HA product) UE C5
Crafter's Companion August Challenge - Animals UE
MFP Speedy TV Tutorial Time Stained Glass on Vellum 5E #1
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Dotty (lots and lots of dots here) 5E #2
Victorine Stamps #66 Wedding or Love UE
 
 
 Thank you for looking at my card - have a wonderful day!  I enjoy reading your comments!

10 comments:

  1. Love your card!!!So very cute!!!

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  2. Those cats are so cute! That stained glass technique looks interesting too. Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  3. Cute kitty card. I'm sure your "honey" will love it. Thanks for playing along with us at A Blog Named Hero.

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  4. Well actually Kitty, I think I might be your biggest fan, lOL..this is fabulous hun, and so glad you can cheer you man up with a card...xxxx

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  5. What a cute "Kitty Card"!!! Great job!!!
    Thanks for joining us this week at TTSTV.

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  6. Such a sweet kitty card. Thank you so much for sharing your creation with us this month at Crafter's Companion Challenge.
    Laine
    xx

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  7. I think it is totally darling! Thanks for playing with us this week at TTSTV! I am sure it will put a smile on your husband's face!

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  8. Lovely card! Thanks for joining us on TTSTV this week for the stained glass on vellum challenge!

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  9. I didn't know you could color on vellum like that. How neat! I have the Love My Cat set, but not the Tom Kitten set.
    I bet your honey loved your card! It is so sweet! :)

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