Friday, September 20, 2013

Playful Kitty - You're Purr-fect

Hello, everyone.  I started making this card for the monochrome challenge over at A Day for Daisies, but I soon realized I was a day late - and a dollar short LOL.  As a happy coincidence, my monochrome card also fit the current challenge of buttons and bows (used one of each).  I really wanted to play along at A Day for Daisies because I recently won some of Tammy's images and I couldn't wait to make a card.  She was such a pleasure to deal with - and I love the images I won - thank you, Tammy.  This one is called Playful Kitty and you can find it here.  I coloured the kitty with pencils and mounted on purple cardstock.  If you want to play along in the challenge and don't have an image from A Day for Daisies, Tammy offers some wonderful freebies here, and there's even a freebie kitty!
 
 
I started my card by covering a white base with purple cardstock, onto which I layered this beautiful digi paper from Trimgym's Digistamps, Paper and Images.  It's part of a paper pack called Scottish Castle which you can find here.  Jo's papers aren't for sale, but what's wonderful about Trimgym's monthly challenge is that you can request a freebie to play along. What could be better than that?  This was the paper I requested, and I love it - thank you, Jo.  So back to my card... Next I affixed the image with foam tape and added a die-cut flourish and a punched flower accented with a purple button and twine bow.  Lastly I stamped the sentiment in purple on the patterned paper .  Here are the supplies used:
  • Digi stamp and digi papers:  Described above
  • Stamp:  Sentiment (Studio G)
  • Coloured pencils:  Prismacolor
  • Ink: Brilliance Pearlescent Purple
  • Cardstock:  Recollections
  • Die:  Spellbinders Fantastic Flourish Three
  • Flower punches:  EK Success
  • Button, twine:  Dollar store
I would like to enter the following challenges:
A Day for Daisies #79 Buttons and Bows 1E
Delightful Challenges Buttons and Bows 1E
Jo's Scrap Shack FFC#18 Anything Goes UE
Just B Creative Crazy Sept. Linky Party Just Because/Anything Goes UE 1 per day
Just Inspirational Challenges Die Cuts or Punches Shapes (used both) 3E #1
Kaboodle Doodles Anything But Square 3E #2
MFP Speedy TV Decorate Your Corners (I decorated one corner with die cut and other corner with sentiment) 5E #3
My Craft Creations 9/9-21/9 Use a stamped or digi image UE
Oldie but a Goodie Dies and Punches (my sentiment stamp, flower punches, and twine are all more than 6 months old) 3E #1
Sister Act (Cards Only) Anything Goes UE
Simon Says Stamp Monday Stamp on Anything but Plain Paper (I stamped the sentiment on patterned paper) 5E #1
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Celebrate STAMPtember - Use product from Simon Says Stamp Store (used Spellbinders Fantastic Flourish Three available here) 5E #2
Southern Girls Monochrome 1E
Through the Craftroom Door Anything Goes 2E #1
Trimgym September Anything Goes with Trimgym product UE
Word Art Wednesday #98 Anything Goes with Uplifting Sentiment 5E #2
 
Thank you for looking at my card - I enjoy your comments - have a wonderful day!

14 comments:

  1. Love the die cuts. Cute card. Thanks for joining our Buttons and Bows Challenge at Delightful Challenges.

    ~~Chris
    DC-DT

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  2. This kitty is coloured beautifully. Love that gorgeous die cut. TFS and for joining us at Jo's for Funday Friday

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  3. This is so sweet! LOVE the purples.. and that sweet grey kitty just pops! :) Thanks for playing along in our challenge this week over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

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  4. This is very cute, I adore the purples. Thanks for playing along at
    Just Inspirational Challenges
    Hugs, Teresa DT
    Ceesa's Card Creations

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  5. Lovely card and thanks for sharing at OBAG. Sarah

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  6. If you only knew how often I 'missed' challenges, sometimes just by hours! This is an adorable card. Glad you could still share it at a few other challenges.
    Hugs,
    DebiB

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  7. Sweet card! Good luck at this week's Sister Act Challenge!
    Hugs-
    Trisha-DT Member

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  8. Cute image, nice colours and great corners!!! Thanks for playing along at FOSTV.

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  9. aw, a very sweet kitty card! Looks darling with your pretty purple design elements! hugs, de

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  10. Super cute card, adorable image!
    Wonderful use of our challenge, at Southern Girls!....good luck
    ¸..• ´¨¨)) -:¦:-¸.•´ .•´¨¨))*((¸¸.•´ ..•´
    Shell in Alaska (DT)
    http://akstamping.blogspot.com

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  11. Great card, thanks for joining in this month.

    Jo

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  12. Adorable card! Thanks for joining along with Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  13. I love how you colored your kitten!
    Beautifully done!

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  14. What an absolutely gorgeous card, great use of dies. Thank you so much for entering my challenge theme on an Oldie But A Goodie, and good luck!

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