Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Fluffles Warm and Cozy Wishes

Hello, everyone!  I mentioned yesterday that I like to make at least two Christmas cards a month, and here is my second one, so I have achieved my goal for May! Yay! This card actually went together quickly because I found all the pieces in a box from a few years ago. I don't remember why this card was abandoned - maybe I was not happy with it, who knows. Since I wanted to make a card with non-traditional colours, this was perfect! All I had to do was assemble it.


I had the image already coloured and it looks like I watercoloured it with Tombow markers. It was heat-embossed in silver, and the sentiment is part of the stamp. I outlined the rectangle with a silver marker. The stamp is Fluffles Sweater from Stampendous. I did a Google search to see if it's still available, but I don't think so. It looks like one just sold on ebay last week for over $40, so I guess these Fluffles stamps are still in demand!  I am happy to have a small Fluffles collection even though I don't use them much any more.

The larger snowflake is from The Old Island Stamp Company, and the smaller one is from the dollar store. These were stamped in silver. I like the cool metal-ringed tag - haven't used these in ages. The silver ribbon is also from the dollar store.

I would like to support the following challenges: Aud Sentiments Cute Plus Sentiment 3/5; Come and Get It Tic Tac Toe (Design Paper, Sentiment, 2 or more Layers) 2/3; CRAFT Christmas but no Red or Green 2/5; Craft Stamper Take a Stamp 3/3; Craft Your Passion AG 1/3; Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra May AG UE; Creative Corner AG 2/3; Creative Fingers AG 2/3; Creative Inspirations AG Option Sketch UE; DL.ART May AG UE 1/day; Crimbo Crackers Christmas AG UE; Fashionable Stamping Old Favourites (Fluffles and the snowflake) 3/3; HIMCR Any Holiday (Christmas) 1/3; Incy Wincy All or Nothing (Lots of Layers) 1/5; Inspiration Destination AG UE; Love to Scrap AG 3/3; Not Just Cards AG UE; One Crazy Stamper May AG 3/5; Penny's Paper-Crafty AG 3/3; Scrappy Moms Stamps Animals UE; Sister Act (Cards Only) AG UE; Sparkles Christmas Tag You're It (metal-ringed tag) 1/3; Squirrel's World Antiques Roadshow (every item on this card is well older than one year!) 3/3;Sweet Stampin' Christmas Cute 1/3; The 12 Months of Christmas Link-up Christmas with Optional Christmas Critters 2/3 FT; The Corrosive AG 2/3; The Outlawz Monday Greeting AG 1E; Tuesday Throwdown AG 1/3; Whimsy Stamps Anything but Square 2/3; Word Art Wednesday AG w Uplifting Sentiment 3/5

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


P.S. I have candy!  Check out my 2-year Blogiversary celebration post here.

49 comments:

  1. Oh, yeah - Christmas cards! Such fun with the hot pink. Love the snowflake tag, too!

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  2. Well done you, so wish I could get that organised Kitty, lovely card at that.

    B x

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  3. awwww poor kitty, love your card, lots of hugs and love, xoxo and cuddles to Kiwi, Honeydew and Snowy, Marion

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  4. I only have a couple of the Flufflies stamps and wish I had more! I love all of them but don't think I'd want to pay $40.00 for one!
    Love your cute card too Kitty. The non traditional colors are so pretty. Cute image and a great card!
    Lynn

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  5. A fabulous card Kitty, such a fun image and lovely non traditional colours.
    Pauline
    x

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  6. This is so adorable!! I love the non-traditional colors you used!! The image is so sweet!! Awesome card my friend!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  7. Kitty, this is a great card. I love the image you have chosen and your card designa nd colur choice are lovely. thank you for sharing your card with us this week at Creative Inspirations.
    Sue...xxx

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  8. Two things I totally love! Fluffles and paisley. This is awesome!! Cheers, Holley

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  9. Thanks foe entering our C.R.A.F.T. Challenge this week!
    Monica - DT

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  10. A lovely card, love the fluffles image and the pretty colours

    Thanks for joining in at Sparkles Christmas challenge this month

    Joan

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  11. That cat is hilarious! Love the hot pink!

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  12. What a cute image! I love this kitty and the bright pink is fabulous! It's nice to leave you a comment and get a chance to say hello! Thanks for joining us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' for our challenge "Cute Christmas Cards". Hugs, Gail

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  13. I'm loving the image, what a cute card and love those hot pinks for christmas! I do the same thing, throw extra stuff in a box, including cards that never quite got finished. Sometimes you come back to it and can easily throw something new together using the pieces. Yay!

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  14. What a fun kitten, he make me smile! Love the colours of this non-traditional Christmas card and the snowflake in the circle tag is so elegant!!
    Thanks for your kindle comment on my blog!

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  15. Gorgeous card thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles Christmas Challenge.
    Hugs Julie xxx

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  16. that little image is so fun.. cute card..

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  17. Beautiful card, cute image, the silver embossing is wonderful. Thank you for joining us this week at HIMCR.

    Sue - HIMCR DT
    http://suek86401.blogspot.com/

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  18. Fluffles looks adorable in her pink sweater and I love how you used the metal ringed tag. Terrific card!

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  19. Another lovely kitty card. This is a lovely christmas card - and great that you were able to complete a card you started ages ago! Thanks for joining in the layers challenge at Incy Wincy Designs this week.

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  20. A great card.

    Thanks for joining us at Penny's

    Helen x

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  21. Wonderful job!! What a great idea to make 2 Christmas cards a month. Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge this week!

    Michelle H :)

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  22. Morning Kitty hun and that kitty is so super cute in that pink jumper crafty hugs Judith xxx

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  23. So fabulous Kitty, I adore the lovely shade of pink. Good girl making your cards in prearation of the Christmas rush.
    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxx

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  24. What a fun laugh out laugh card. Thank you for sharing with us at the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. - Myrna DT

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  25. Great creation and loving the colours and image used.xx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  26. Cute card, love the colour scheme. Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiment Challenge this fortnight and hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs,
    Sandy

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  27. Ahh how cute is that pussy cat, what an adorable card, a really lovely design Kitty.
    Wish I could be as motivated as you with my Xmas cards, I keep promising myself I'll make a start, probably get round to it about November time! LOL
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  28. This is so cute - warm and fuzzy!!! Put a big ole smile on my face - love your pattern papers and the colors and how you brought everything together to make a super cool card!!!

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  29. Super duper darling! I LOVE the fun colors! This is fabulous! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

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  30. Those are some bright and fun non-traditional colors for sure. I love how this card came out with all the silver and then the colors. I downsized a lot (most? all?) of my Fluffles stamps over the years. I didn't use them much anymore but they still put a smile on my face.

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  31. Crazy cat. Love your fun card. Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy Designs this week. Judy DT

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  32. So glad you picked this one back up. It's super cute and I love the bright pink! Thank you for sharing with us at Tuesday Throwdown Have a beautiful day! ~Donna K

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  33. This is a beautiful creation
    thanks for joining us at CCCblog
    Dobroslawa DT

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  34. Pink and silver wooow
    looks beautiful on your card
    lovely cute Image Kitty
    Beautifully made..

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  35. Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Creative Fingers. Hope to see you again next time.

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  36. This looks fab! I have so many of those tags...must remember this idea as it is brilliant!

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  37. This looks fab! I have so many of those tags...must remember this idea as it is brilliant!

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  38. A lovley card. Thanks for sharing with us at Sparkles Christmas Challenges. Caz

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  39. hi
    Beautiful....Lovely design and colours.xxx
    Thanks for joinig us at CHCC2
    greetings Lisbeth
    DT-CHCC

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  40. great unusual colours for an xmas card

    thank you for taking part at Creative Corner Challenges
    Love mel

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  41. Love it, especially the silver embossing. Thanks for joining us at The 12 Months of Christmas for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

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  42. That is so cute!! What a great stamp and wonderful colours too.

    Thanks for joining us at The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up

    Helen x

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  43. This is adorable! Beautiful colors. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

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  44. Just adorable! Thanks for sharing with us at FSC!

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  45. Fun and charming. Thanks for joining us over at AUD sentiments.
    Love n hugs
    Marie

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  46. Thanks for taking part in #263 challenge with Crafty Your Passion Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again! :)

    Kasia, Craft Your Passion DT
    www.artekatie.wordpress.com

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  47. Cute image! Thanks for entering Crimbo Crackers - hope you see you again soon!

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