Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Celebrate Spring - Kitty with Easter Eggs

Hello, everyone!  A warm welcome to my newest Bloglovin' follower - Annette Allen - so happy to have you here!

Today I'm joining the Serendipity Stamps Spring Fever challenge - this is the first time I've played there! I inked up my Serendipity Stamps Kitty with Easter Eggs for the first time - I've had this cutie since last fall!  This makes for a great opportunity to play in Darnell's fourth NBUS challenge.  If you don't know what NBUS is, check out the link here.  The kitty is coloured with Prismacolor pencils and fussy-cut so I could pop him up with foam tape.  I added Clear Wink of Stella to the Easter eggs.


Another first for me - an inked rainbow!  I learned this technique in the Stretch Your Dies Online Card Class - Day 6 - Border Dies - Laura Bassen DIY Stencils.  I used Lawn Fawn's Stitched Hillside Border die to create a mask/stencil and then inked a rainbow with Distress Inks: Worn Lipstick, Dried Marigold, Mustard Seed, Crushed Olive, Broken China, and Dusty Concord.  I don't have the proper inking tool so I used a cut-up kitchen sponge - it did the trick!  The rainbow panel is die-cut with Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangle and popped up with a piece of fun foam. Three coordinating sequins were added. The sentiment is from Newton's Nook Basket of Wishes clear stamps.


I would like to support these other challenges:
  1. Crafty Gals Corner Hippity Hop 1/2  
  2. One Crazy Stamper AG 5/5
  3. Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Spring Pinterest Inspiration 2/5 


Thank you for looking at my card!  Wishing you a joyful day!



33 comments:

  1. Love, love inked rainbow Kitty, makes for a really striking card.

    B x

    ReplyDelete
  2. aww this is so sweet.. i love how you added the color.. great designing..

    ReplyDelete
  3. This is SOOOO cool! Seriously. I am in LOVE. I'm totally going to have to try this with one of my dies now. Thanks for sharing at Crafty Gals Corner, too!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Gorgeous!! The rainbow looks amazing!! Wow!! And the kitty is so sweet!! Love this!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

    ReplyDelete
  5. beautiful card! LOVE the background :) thank you for playing a long with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Fabulous rainbow, Kitty!! Love it so much! And love the technique you used, thanks for sharing! It's another thing that I promise me to try! Your kitten is a cutie, so lovely! And the three sequins are perfect for give emphasis to the rainbow!

    ReplyDelete
  7. A fabulous card Kitty, your inked rainbow is brilliant and you have chosen such a cute image.
    Pauline
    x

    ReplyDelete
  8. Fabulously colourful card, love it!
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

    ReplyDelete
  9. I love the rainbow background...you did a great job on doing the swirls..
    The image is so adorable....awesome card

    ReplyDelete
  10. I love that rainbow! I like how it sort of fades out and them BOOM the next color. Plus it has great motion to it. That is a sweet NBUS kitty stamp too. Great card!!!

    ReplyDelete
  11. This is a sweet image and you have colored it so beautifully. Like your rainbow too. Very pretty!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Like the rainbow of colors. I have a similar die made by Simon Says Stamp that I may give this a try with.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

    ReplyDelete
  13. Really cute card! Love the kitty image and the rainbow you created! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner!

    ReplyDelete
  14. Wow! Your inked rainbow looks awesome and of course the kitty is adorable. Another fantastic card.

    ReplyDelete
  15. Brilliant, wonderful rainbow, I have got to try this. You have perfected.

    ReplyDelete
  16. This is amazing! I love the rainbow you've created xx

    ReplyDelete
  17. Such a cutie and such lovely colours and layout.
    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxx

    ReplyDelete
  18. Wow I LOVE this!! That rainbow is so fab!!
    Lucy x

    ReplyDelete
  19. Awesome card! Online card class has been great, and you obviously learned a lot.

    ReplyDelete
  20. Your rainbow is amazing - I especially love the colors you used! And of course the Kitty with the Easter Eggs is adorable! Thanks for joining us in the Serendipity Stamps Challenge Blog!

    ReplyDelete
  21. I absolutely love your background. What a great job!

    ReplyDelete
  22. that Kitty smile so swwweeett love this Image my dear friend
    and woohooo you did it so well with that inking Perfect inking Kitty
    I cant do so nice like you it will look like distress but yours look like it painted
    Love this card
    you made so simple and less embelishment and ADORABLE
    now jump to your next post :)

    ReplyDelete
  23. Wow, cute card and that rainbow is fabulous!

    ReplyDelete
  24. You have given Laura Bassen a run for her money with your stunning sponged rainbow, Kitty, and you did it with a kitchen sponge! WOWZA, I bow in awe, sister!! And I just did a big whiney post about sponging with the fancy-smancy blending tools when I should have just shut my mouth and used my kitchen sponge! Holy Moly!! Your NBUS Kitty is adorable, BTW, we musn't forget kitty with her colorful basket of eggs! Now that I can sponge and I have this inspiration from you, I can't wait to try that homework from the class. Thank you so much for playing in my NBUS Challenge #4!! Hugs, Darnell

    ReplyDelete
  25. I love the rainbow and the easter egg bunnycat, so lovely, fab card, lots of hugs and love, xoxo, Marion

    ReplyDelete
  26. That background is amazing! Fab with the Easter eggs - so colorful - real eye candy !

    ReplyDelete
  27. Fabulous rainbow and love that sweet kittie!! Wink of Stella on the eggs...perfect! So glad you joined us at SSBC!!

    ReplyDelete
  28. This is absolutely gorgeous! I love the way you did your color background amazing and the Kitty is adorable! Thanks for playing at the Serendipity Stamps Challenge Blog

    ReplyDelete
  29. Love your card! the background is awesome! Thank you for sharing and congratulations! Hope you have a great Easter!

    ReplyDelete
  30. Love the rainbow on your card ~ It is gorgeous! Congratulations on winning over at Serendipity!! Well deserved!!

    ReplyDelete
  31. OH. MY. GOODNESS. This is awesome times amazing times incredible - IN LOVE WITH THIS!!! The way you did the multi color sponging, just flat out impressive!! So glad I started following you on Bloglovin'!!! This came through in my feed and I just fell in love with it!!!

    ReplyDelete
  32. Your background is stunning and I love the card!! wow!

    ReplyDelete