Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Cat Lovers Hop - Day 2 (Kiwi Sunshine)

Hello, everybody!  I'm back again today with another card for the Cat Lovers Hop! Thank you to Janis at Her Peaceful Garden for organizing this fun hop for cat lovers! Guidelines and FAQ can be found here. I hope you will join!


I've been on a blog break and haven't had any time for crafting, but I remembered some cards I made a while back that I haven't shared on my blog. They are my "Honeydew and Kiwi" collection - it's a set of 12 cards, each one featuring either Honeydew or Kiwi (my cats).  I shared one of the cards from the set prior to the hop - you can see it here.  I have chosen 5 cards from this set to share this week in addition to the cards I already have scheduled!  So I hope you like kitty cards!  I want to support the Cat Lovers Hop as much as I can - I am hoping it's a huge success and that it will become an annual event!


This card features Kiwi!  I started by stamping Stampendous Agapanthus Cluster in Staz-On Royal Purple on some patterned paper to create a background.  I stamped the Inkadinkado Sun in black on a yellow scrap, fussy-cut, and popped up with foam tape.  I fussy-cut Kiwi from a photo and popped up with foam tape.  I stamped the Anita's sentiment on a yellow scrap, fussy-cut, and adhered.  I finished off the card with several metallic butterfly stickers from Dollarama.

I hope you head over to the Cat Lovers Hop and join in!

I would also like to join these 3 challenges:  
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper October AG 
Fashionable Stamping Changing Seasons 2/3
Simon Says Stamp Monday Throwback (I chose the July 13/15 challenge - Anything Goes) 2/5

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

37 comments:

Ros Crawford said...

Aww! This is beautiful!

brenda said...

Fabulous card Kitty and my all time favourite stamp, Stampendous P107 !

B x

Rebecca Yahrling said...

I think Kiwi is a star! lol Pretty background & a cute scene.

Bad Kitty said...

gorgeous card!
cute Kiwi!

marion said...

too sweet, love the idea of using your own cats for this, sending lots of hugs and love, cuddles to your furbabys, Marion

Kuni said...

Wonderful card and a cute cat.
Hugs
Kuni

D.Ann C said...

Oh, what a terrific way to make a special card! That background is amazing!! I've kept some of my cat calendars... now I know what to do with the images. Thanks for the inspiration! >^.^<

UTs Hobby Time said...

Beautiful card. Your cat looks cute.

Michele Henderson said...

I LOVE this happy kitty card! Little Kiwi is adorable!
Take Care!
Michele

KraftyKoolKat said...

A really wow creation Kitty.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Petra Swart said...

Love the sentiment you've got on your card - aren't our dear furry friends not exactly that - the sunshine in our lives!!!! The bg stamping is great and the butterflies and sun are very cute!!!!! Such a sweet card!!!

Teresa Doyle said...

This is such a lovely card. Beautiful work.

Barb said...

Kiwi looking gorgeous. Another lovely card Kitty. Barbxx

Andrea W said...

It looks like Kiwi was posing for the camera! Super cute kitty and card!

jimlynn said...

Kiwi is beautiful! What a great thing to be able to create a card with her featured! Pretty background too.
Lynn

Hetty said...

What a lovely card, Kitty. Cats love to roam around the garden.
I like how you added a picture on the card.

Lisa Lynn said...

Your cat is a cutie and so is your card. Love those flowers.

Lisa said...

Kiwi is so sweet!! I love how you've featured the adorable picture on the card!! The details are fabulous!! Awesome card my friend!! Have a great day :)

Lisa
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cotnob said...

Another fabulous card Kitty, such a lovely background and Kiwi is adorable.
Pauline
x

scrAPpamondo said...

Oh, Kiwi is so photogenic!! He looks great on this fabulous scene! You have made a Pop Art card!! Love, really love so much the background with the Agapanthus stamp in purple!!
And the yellow sun is just a beauty! Kiwi's image pop out very well from the back!! The butterflies stickers are a gorgous touch of sparkle!! Great work, my friend!

Tami said...

Great kitty card Love him

vinita jain said...

A wonderful creation and I love the stamping on a PP! Adorable image with beautiful yellow sun! Love it!

Karenladd said...

What a fun card design!! I admit that I mis-read your sentiment at first and thought it said, "Good Day Sunshine" but I think I was influenced by the almost psychedlic appearance of your adorable scene.If you were around in the 1960's when the Beatles song of the same name was popular (and yes, cough, cough...I was around then) you'll know what I mean! The combination of photo and stamping gives a wonderful artsy look to this card!

Barbara Godden said...

Super cute card, great picture of your kitty, love the background,

mandysea said...

Kiwi looks beautiful! Fit for a card! Lovely background... and the yellow pops the page with the sun and banner... gorgeous!

ike said...

A lovely card and such an adorable kitty - I could just squish her all up :-D xxx

Hugz
IKE xxx

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Janis said...

Kitty, I LOVE so much this series of cards featuring your own cats!!! What a fabulous and fun idea! This particular card is so pretty with the stamped background and Kiwi looking so sunny and angelic. Love the whimsical look of the sun and butterflies.

Thanks so much for being a part of the Cat Lovers Hop!!!!
<3 J

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Maura Hibbitts said...

That's a great cat on your card! I can just see it out exploring the fields in the sunshine! Thanks for joining us in the throwback challenge at Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge this week!

Pia S said...

Love your idea of using photos of your cats. Having fussy cut this cat, placing it onto the floral background, it gives your card a really nice dimensional effect. Love this style, Kitty!

Rebecca Gillard said...

A lovely card. A great idea to use a photo of your cat. Thank you for sharing at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper, Rebecca x

Monika Reeck said...

Cute Kittyyyy and love the background in Purple yeah our lovely color hehe
love this cute card and the sun shine is sweet standing there
I have giveaway Kitty
I hope you like to join..and wish you luck sweety
hugs, Monika
and I have freebie too you can save in your computer dear...

Karen Petitt said...

Your Kiwi is a stunner and I love the background you created for this one. Stunning and so inspirational Karen, thank you for sharing these with us Karen x

Taunya Butler said...

Cool card with so many awesome details!!! Love that you made a set of cards using images of your own cats!!

Lisa said...

How cool to use a photo on your card! Hadn't thought of that! Love this!

Mrs.B said...

This is a great card. Love the background.
Thanks for sharing with us at FSC
Avril x

Sue D said...

adorable sunshiine card!
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Dots Dabbles said...

Kiwi looks soooo cute in the garden backdrop! I love how you have cut out the photo and added it onto the inked background.
Thank you for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.
Dot x