Friday, January 29, 2016

Heart Kitty Shaker Card

Hi, everyone!  Today I'm sharing a shaker card that I made for Brian for Valentine's Day from the kitties! I love this month's digi from Gerda Steiner Designs called Love You Kitten!  I received the kitten image for free because I joined Gerda's challenge last month - it's a progressive challenge! Make sure you check it out so you can receive a cute image from Gerda each month for free!

I copied the kitten image and made three of them so I could stack them one on top of the other - I did this digitally. I've been enjoying the trend of stacking animals and I wanted to try it!  I coloured the kittens with Prismacolor pencils so they would look like our kitties, and then fussy-cut.

I was inspired by the colour challenge over at Cupcake Inspirations:

For the background I used the watercolour smooshing technique with Worn Lipstick Distress Ink. I stamped the xoxo sentiment (Clearly Besotted) three times on the watercolour panel and then embossed it with Cuttlebug Cross Your Heart.  I filled the shaker with all kinds of hearts and sequins from my stash. The frame was die-cut with Waltzingmouse Stamps Scalloped Stitched Rectangles and Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangles,

Challenges:  Beccy's Place January AG UE; Bunny Zoe's Hearts UE; Cardz TV Valentine's Day Card 1/3; Choux Choux Paper Art Valentines/Hearts UE; CRAFT Love/Valentines/Anniversary 1/5; Craft Your Passion AG 1/3; Crafty Gals Corner AG 1/2; Creative Card Crew AG 1/2; Creative Inspiration AG Option Sketch UE; Cut It Up Love is in the Air 1E; Digital Delights January AG 1E; DL.ART January AG UE 1/day; DL.ART Thankful Thursday Valentines 1/3; DRS Designs Sparkle and Shine (sequins) UE; Dragonfly Journeys Soft Kitty, Warm Kitty UE; Eureka Stamps Love is in the Air 1/3; Glitter n Sparkle Say it With Music (The Love Cats by The Cure); Great Impressions Lovey Dovey 1/3; Inspiration Destination AG UE; Jo's Scrap Shack AG 1/3; Not Just Cards AG UE; Penny's Paper-Crafty Celebrations (Valentine's Day) 1/3; Scribbles Designs Have a Heart 1/3; SUYP Cats Only Challenge Furrything Goes UE; Simon Says Stamp Wednesday AG 1/5; Sweet Stamps AG UE; The Outlawz Twisted Thursday AG 1/2; Tuesday Throwdown AG 1/3; Wags n Whiskers With Love 1/2; Whimsy Stamps With Love 1/3

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


Liz said...

These kitties look so cute stood on each other's heads. Lovely card. xx

Lisa said...

Oh my gosh, this seriously could not be cuter!! Those kitties are so sweet!! I love how you stacked them!! And then made a shaker!! Fabulous!! Love this my friend!! It's adorable!! Thanks so much for playing along at DL.ART!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

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scrAPpamondo said...

Oh, Kitty, you always stunning me! Such a delightful shaker card! These three cute kitten are just ADORABLE!!! They seem really your three furry babies! And you have made this with a single digi! So creative! The shaker is just perfect to show these sweeties. I love so much your inking, such a lovely background!!! And the sentiment looks great on it! Fab stitched frame, too, so shining! Brian will smile surely for this sweet card, he will love it!
Hugs, my friend, have a wonderful weekend!

Donna Ellis said...

Your Kitty Valentine shaker card is wonderful, KT! Brian will smile and be appreciative- it's fun using those incredible shiny metallic papers, and the frame is gorgeous in that die cut. Will he want 3 kittens to help stave away the cold during your chilly Canadian winter days? I've been very much enjoying your sweet shaker cards! XO

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up, good luck!!! Amy DT

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

What a cute pile of kittens! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up for our Love is in the Air challenge!


Beccy said...

Awwww, what a cute card! I love the way you stacked the cats Kitty, great way to use the digi. You did a wonderful job with the colouring too.

Call me Naki said...

How adorable is this!? I love how you stack your kitties, so stinkin' cute!!! Great background, and I just adore shakers (I can't really make them Thanks for joining us over at Cupcake Inspirations!

DIANA L. said...

Love those cute little kitties what a fun Valentine shaker card I love it.
Thank you for entering the DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY challenge #173-“Valentine” for this challenge. Have a blessed day


Carrie Sheridan said...

Just stopping over from the Outlawz Twisted Thursday where I saw this amazing card! So many great elements all combined here! I've just become your newest follower so I can stalk you for ideas! If you'd like to return the favor, my blog is

Brenda said...

This is brilliant idea! Love the little stacked kitties! I also love that it's a shaker and your coloring is fab, gives the kitties such personality. Thanks so much for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week!

ike said...

Squeeeeeeee - that is just totally adorable :-) !!!! Just love this card so much. Thank you for purring along at SUYP Cats Challenges :-D


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brenda said...

Another oh so cute shaker card Kitty.

B x

vinita jain said...

Awwww! Super sweet image and love the BG with shaker cuteness Kitty!

Kuni said...

Wonderful Shaker card Kitty, i love the colors.

aussie aNNie said...

Has to be HOneydue, Kiwi and Snowy.....just gorgeous shaker card.xx

Lynne Walker said...

Love this card with the cats very amusing
thanks for joining glitter n sparkle

KraftyKoolKat said...

Such a cutie Kitty. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Creative Card Crew.
Cathy DT Member

Tina Z. said...

wow, great idea how to use digi, you are incredible :)))). I love the colours and the background!
I am also doing a shaker card with this cute kitty right now...

marion said...

what a great idea love it, your card is lovely as always, lovely background in a sweet colour. Wishing you a lovely weekend and lots of hugs and love, cuddles for your furbabys, Marion

marion said...

PS they remind me of your three furbaybys :)

Barbara Godden said...

Adorable shaker card, super cute kitties and awesome job of stack them.

Lori m said...

Too cute kitten shaker card, adorable.Thanks for playing along over at DL.ART!

Hugs, Lori m
DL.ART DT Member

Bad Kitty said...

Love this card!
very cute!
Love taht kities !
you made great job with this card!
Bad Kitty's Craftroom

Kath said...

A lovely shaker card - a really cute image too.
Kath x

Jenny L said...

Hi Kitty,
what a brilliant card, and such a lovely background too.
Love the rectangles die cut.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Lisa said...

Just love this! So adorable and pretty. And you know how I feel about shakers!

Barb said...

Kitty this is so sweet. Your shakers are lovely. What a pretty background. Love all the hugs and kisses too. Barbxx

Jeannie said...

Hi there KT! This is just over the top cute! Love that you put them on top of each other, and that background is really cool too. The fact that it's a shaker card on top of all of that is amazing and I know he'll adore it! Thanks so much for joining my challenge this week :)

Jeannie T.
Dragonfly Journeys

terrie said...

Such a great Valentine's Day card to give to your love one and image of your fur babies...well done on the coloring and making a shaker card...good luck in all your challenges...hugs

Patricia Alvarez said...

Super cute card! I love the background. Thanks for sharing with us at Inspiration Destination this week. Good luck!!! Patricia.

jimlynn said...

Love the expressions on their faces!!! Such a fun and cute shaker card.

Sue Reynolds said...

So adorable...stacking kitties so cute and love the shaker card...and to give them a gold frame, what more would they want.

Olga Fink said...

Oh I love this shaker card! so so so beautiful! and these kitties adorable and great coloring! xoxo Olga

cotnob said...

A super card Kitty, such a cute image - you make such lovely shaker cards.

Monika Reeck said...

Hihihi that Kitty is cuuuutee
and love your Frame for this shaker card
caught my eyes
Sweet and cute card
and I am finish with my drawer yaay
but I must packed out all from carton ooh jooob
after I finish with All will show all my blogland friend my new cupboard
wait and see sweety

Donna said...

This is so cute, the kittens are adorable and as always your shaker card is awesome, Brian will be thrilled!

Patricia St Martin said...

Kitty, This is a super fun shaker card and of course the kitty's are adorable. love the metallic paper and the sequins all shinny. Thanks for joining us at TT.
Hugs Pat

Amy Cohen said...

Well done! Lovely image and the gold border is awesome. Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty.

Andrea W said...

Darling card Kitty! I love how you stacked the kitties with the different sizes, very clever. Don't know how I missed your post on Friday. This image made it easy to decide to join Gerda's challenge this month.

Judy V said...

What a cute and fun shaker card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Congrats! Saw you were winner at Dragonfly Journey Cat Ch. You are the purr-fect winner for that challenge. Have a BEE-utiful day!
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Gerda said...

What a super adorable shaker card!! Thanks for joining us at Cardz TV!

katieo said...

Oh my gosh. Stacked animals I love it. Thank you for joining the DL.ART Thankful Thursday Valentine Challenge-Katie-DTmember

Pia S said...

Super clever merging of images, this looks like a totally new one! And love that you made this card a shaker one, I love seeing them, love making them!
Congrats on all the wins lately, some of your cat cards have been a success over at many challenge blogs. So well deserved!

Caryn said...

This is such a fabulous design, I love the colours you chose, so pretty.
Thanks so much for playing along at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
Caryn xxx

Tinka's paper wonderlland said...

♥Hugs Valentina♥

Mynn Kitchen said...

This is super darling, Kitty! I LOVE the sweet image and the fun color combo! Thank you for joining us at Great Impressions! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Aunty Sue said...

Fab make for our Love, valentines & anniversary challenge thanks for sharing at CRAFT good luck and hope you will join us again.
aunty sue DT

Jo - Jo's Scrap Shack said...

Oh gosh my friend... this is stunning! I love this adorable image.. beautifully colored... and the gold frame really makes a statement! Love the shaker bits, so very pretty and soft.... Thank you for playing in our Funday Friday challenge this week!
♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

Kellie 0:) said...

Sooooo cute - beautiful card. TFS and joining us at Jo's for Funday Friday

Amanda said...

This is a great shaker card. Love the kitties. So Cute. Thanks for playing with us over at Jo's Scrap Shack-Funday Friday Challenges
Amanda (DT)

Petra Swart said...

Such a great idea to have the kitties stacked like that, Kitty!!! The gold frame is beautiful!!! Love your fun shaker - so cute!!!!

Leah said...

Oh my goodness, cuteness overload! Perfect way to pair it up with a shaker card! Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions!

Tina Campbell said...

Super cute :) Thanks for playing along with us over at Jo's Scrap Shack-Funday Friday Challenges
Tina (DT)

Crafting Vicky said...

ohhhh this is sooo adorable! Just love it!!!

Thanks for joining our monthly challenge here at Scribbles Design challenge. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky.

linda said...

aweee! Super adorable card - lovely! BTW thought you might like these cat printables

Helene Siermans said...

Such a sweet card. Love the cats!

Thank you for sharing with us at Digital Delights Monthly Challenge. Good luck!