Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Christmas Wreath Kitty

Hello, everyone.  Today I made a Christmas card.  I followed the sketch at Your Next Stamp (shown below) and I used a pre-coloured digi from Doodle Dragon Studios that I won in a challenge they sponsored.  This sweet image, called EMB Kitty Wreath, only comes pre-coloured, and I thought it would be great for a quick card.  So since it was already coloured, I printed two copies and paper-pieced the kitty's face, popping it up with foam tape, and then added red Stickles to the berries.


I started the card with a white base, covered it with green linen cardstock, and then added two panels of patterned paper according to the sketch.  I affixed the image with foam tape, stamped the sentiment on a red scrap, and affixed to the card.  Oh, and I used my small square punch to make the sentiment into a banner.  Lastly I embellished with some shiny green holly leaves and red sequins.  Here are the supplies used:
  • Digi stampEMB Kitty Wreath from Doodle Dragon Studios
  • Stamp:  Sentiment (Plaid)
  • Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black
  • Cardstock:  Three Birds
  • Patterned paper:  K and Company
  • Punch:  Square used for banner end (Marvy Uchida)
  • Glitter glue:  Stickles Xmas Red
  • Accents:  Leaves and sequins (dollar store)
I would like to enter the following challenges:
2 Sisters #163 Anything Goes UE
Challenges 4 Everybody #30 Anything Goes UE
Christmas Cards All Year Long Getting Ready for Christmas UE
Craftin' Desert Diva's #16 Anything with a Sentiment UE
Crafting Musketeers Christmas in October 1E
Crafty Sentiments Favorite Technique or Colours (I love traditional Xmas colours)  3E #3
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge #144 Use 3 main colours (red, green, grey) UE
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra October Anything Goes Christmas UE
Creative Inspirations Paint Inspired by:  Anything Goes UE
Delightful Challenges Holiday Spirit (Christmas or Winter Holiday) 1E
Loves Rubberstamps #72 Anything Goes UE
Melonheadz Animals 2E #2
MFP Speedy TV Favourite Colours (I love traditional Xmas colours) 5E #3
My Craft Creations Sept.23-Oct.5 Anything Goes UE
Papertake Weekly Anything Goes 5E #3
Penny's Paper Crafty #147 Anything Goes 3E #2
Pile It On #39 Leaves (holly leaves) UE
Send a Smile 4 Kids Anything Goes 4 Kids 3E #2
Simon Says Stamp Monday Say it with Stamps 5E #2
Sister Act (Cards Only) Anything Goes UE
Weekly Christmas Card Challenges #44 Anything Goes UE
Word Art Wednesday #100 Anything Goes with Uplifting Sentiment 5E #2
Your Next Stamp Sketch or Inspirational Photo (I used the sketch - see below) UE


Thank you for looking at my card - your comments make me happy - have a wonderful day!

24 comments:

  1. Kitty cats and green - I see a theme! Cute card

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  2. Such a fun Christmas image, love that you raised his face on foam pads, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Jac x

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  3. Great card, thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers Challenge Blog, Fran (DT) xxx

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  4. Fun holiday card! Thank you again for playing along with YNS this month!

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  5. Cute holiday card! I love how you paper pieced the kitty's face and popped it up. Great digi...
    Thanks for linking up with us at Craftin Desert Diva's Anything with a Sentiment Linky Party.
    ~Donna K

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  6. Lovely fun card, Kitty - thanks for sharing for both CHNC challenges - hope to see you again soon. And thanks too for entering this into the Crafting Musketeers Christmas challenge, Hazel, Crafting Musketeers DT x

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  7. The layering looks great! Thanks for joining us at YNS with such a fun take on the sketch!!!

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  8. That's one cute kitty! Love your layering. Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations Paint Challenges. Julie, CIP DT member
    http://muddypawsinkyfingers.blogspot.com

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  9. What a fun Christmas card with the cute little kitty! Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

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  10. Adorable image. Lovely kitty. Thanks for joining our Holiday Spirit Challenge at Delightful Challenges.

    ~~Chris
    DC-DT

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  11. haha - what a cute little kitty, sporting his Christmas decor. Very sweet card with wonderful colors. I especially like color block and paper piecing in the background! hugs, de

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  12. Fun image and love the design! Super Sweet card! Thanks for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge!

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  13. Soooo cute!
    Thanks for joining Loves Rubberstamps Challenge!

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  14. Hi Karen! Such a cute card! Love the image and paper piecing! So glad you joined us at Crafty Sentiments! :)
    Jackie W
    SchoolinandScrappin
    Crafty Sentiments
    Crafty Sentiments Inspirations

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  15. This is so adorable!! I really like how you popped up the kitty's head and added the stickles. Sometimes, pre-colored digis are a great option! Thanks for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday.

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  16. Thank you for joining our challenge at Word Art Wednesday! Beautifully done! {[hugs}}
    ~Lori ~

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  17. FAB CARD LOVE THE IMAGE, THANKS FOR JOINING US AT DELIGHTFUL CHALLENGES, HUGS CAZ

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  18. So cute! Thank you so much for sharing your creation with us at Penny's Paper Crafty this week.
    Hugs,
    Jill

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  19. Awesome project!!! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful talents with us at PTW and hope you join us again soon!
    hugs, Sharon

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  20. So cute, thank you for sharing it with the Crafty Sentiments Challenge this time.
    Cathy xx

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  21. CUTE CUTE CUTE! Love that kitty image!!
    Thank You for joining us last week at PIO!
    Have a GREAT day!

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  22. What a fun Christmas card. The image is way too cute!

    Thank you for participating in the MelonHeadz Friends Animal Challenge!

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  23. Cute. Thank you for taking part in the Crafting Muskateers challenge.
    Good luck
    Jackie ( DT)

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  24. Super cute!! thank you for joining us over at The crafting musketeers!! Nicole DT xx

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