Tuesday, January 23, 2018

You are Mermazing

Hello, everyone!  Before I share my card, I would like to welcome my newest follower - Suzanne Harkinson - I am so happy to see you here!

Today's card was inspired by Pantone's Colour of the Year for 2018 - Ultra Violet.  I enjoy making heart-themed cards for children, and there are a couple of card drives going on now that are collecting heart-themed cards.  I've already mailed my bundle of cards in time to meet this year's deadline, but there's always next year!  Here are links to the card drives... please make sure to read the guidelines!

Stamps: Digital stamp (Craftin Desert Divas You Mermaid), clear stamps (MFT Mermazing)
Colouring medium:  Markers
Dies:  Simon Says Stamp Floating Hearts, Gina Marie Designs Stitched Hearts
Inks: Background (Wilted Violet Distress Spray, Dylusions Crushed Grape Ink Spray), stamped fish (Lawn Fawn Jet Black), heat embossing (Versamark)
Other: Ranger white embossing powder, Posca white paint marker, patterned vellum

I would like to support the following challenges: Cardz TV 31 Anything Goes 2/3; Craftin Desert Divas Gallery facebook group Colour of the Year Ultra Violet UE; Crafting Circle Crafty Awesomeness January 1/3; Crafty Calendar January Mythical Creatures 1/3; Crafty Gals Corner 157 AG 1/2; Creatalicious 131 AG Optional Cute UE; Crop Stop Link Party 26 – AG w Crop Stop Store Products (Distress Spray) 4/5; Creative Inspirations Something New UE (new Floating Hearts die, new colour); Cute Card Thursday Something Fun UE; Cuttlebug Mania Valentine’s Day 2/3; Die-cut Divas January Something New 3/4 (new Floating Hearts die, new colour); DL.ART January Linky 1/d; Happy Little Stampers January Anything Goes with Dies UE; HIMCR 336 Colour It 1/3; Inspiration Destination 141 Anything Goes Optional Wet or Dry Embossing UE; Lil Patch of Crafty Friends AG 1/3; Love to Scrap 105 AG 4/5; Pammie’s Inky Pinkies 1803 AG 1/3; Paperbabe Picture Inspiration / Ultra Violet UE; SUYP 26 Furry-thing Goes/Meuw Year (new colour of the year) UE; Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Add a Sentiment 1/5; The Corrosive January AG 2/3; The Rubber Buggy January Valentines, Love, Wedding, Anniversary UE; Through the Craftroom Door AG 2/2; Tuesday Throwdown AG 1E; 2 Crafty Critter Crazies 10 AG with Animals 4/5; Word Art Wednesday 318-319 AG w Uplifting Sentiment Wk 1 1/5; WOW January All About Hearts 1/3
Thank you for looking at my card! Wishing you a joyful day!


Suzanne Harkinson said...

Love the deep purple and who doesn't love kittens and mermaids together! It's like an undersea unicorn. Good luck in your entries.

Barb said...

It's a gorgeous card Kitty. Really cute mermaid kitty and i love the colours. I'ts lovely to see you again. Barbxx

scrAPpamondo said...

:D Oh, this new card is just adorable, Kitty! How cute, sweet and fun! LOVE the new trendy ultraviolet and you use it very beautifully on this card!
You know I LOVE kittens and this one is really magical! :) I have never seen a kitten-mermaid before now, how lovely she is! Great design with that delicate vellum heart and the diecut waves with hearts!
Thanks so much to popping into my blog to say hello! I appreciated it so much! :) But I'm so happy especially to see new amazing works from you! So, visit blogs only when you can and take care!
Big waving hugs across the ocean, my sweet friend ;)

Donna said...

What a fabulous card, you know I love the purple, and like the addition of the vellum heart! So glad you stopped by my blog, and please only stop by occasionally (428 followers is a lot), take care of you dear friend!

Lisa said...

Oh my gosh, so sweet!! I love the kitty mermaid!! The hearts are fabulous!! The colors are gorgeous!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

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Ina Grehan said...

Cute as with your fabulous little fishy wavy background. Love all the hearts. Thanks for sharing with us at HLS Anything Goes with Dies.

Terri Winske said...

Love your heart card, and love your big heart for donating to such great causes! So very thoughtful and I'm sure much appreciated. I took down the info and would like to do some donating of my own! So happy you shared this with us at Tuesday Throwdown for our "Anything Goes" challenge!

vinita jain said...

Love this cute kitty mermaid in purple hues with all over the hearts!
And thank you so much for visiting my blog and I appreciated very much!
Sending hugs!

Scrapper69 said...

So PRETTY! Love the purple and the floating hearts die! It's on my list! LOL


Lisa Lynn said...

Kitty, that is so adorable. LOVE that image, and what an adorable vellum heart.

creationsnz said...

A mermaid kitty, very cute. So glad you joined our challenge at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies, CarolG

CornishKat said...

Fabulous card. The wavy heart background is perfect for your mer-kitty and I love the vellum heart too. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge,
Katrina x

Jo said...

Oh, that's gorgeous......LOVE that image......and a fabulous background too x

Megan J said...

Hi KT, a gorgeous card for the heart card drives, love the bright colours and the mermaid cat. Thank you for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends... good luck in the prize draw... Megan DT LPoCF

ike said...

Eeeeee - MerKittens... how delightful :-) Such a super sweet card.
It's so lovely to have you here and playing along Kitty xxx

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cotnob said...

A fabulous card Kitty, such a sweet image and lovely colours.
It's nice to see you posting again.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Gina Knott said...

Such a beautiful card! I love the kitty mermaid and the colours are gorgeous! Thank you for sharing with us at Creative Inspirations, good luck and I hope you will join us again.
Gina xx

Olga Fink said...

Such a beautiful and super cute card Kitty!
Thank you for visiting me and I am also commenting much less on blogs nowadays so I totally understand! but know that I am visiting you everytime you post to admire your creations!
xoxo Olga

Verna Angerhofer said...

Well this is just amazing and so cute too! Love all the details of the dies and your color choices. I know these cards will be loved by the children.

Esther Asbury said...

Such a fun card with it's little cat mermaid and cute sentiment! So happy you linked this up to the Cropstop blog this month!

Lena said...

Super cute and fun :-) Love the purple and the sentiment leaves a happy smile on my face. Love it! Thank you for playing along with us at Crafty Gals Corner.
♥ Lena ~ DT

Becca Sadler said...

Love the vibrant violet! Thanks for linking this to HIMCR's #336 color it theme challenge! Becca~DT

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so cute & gorgeous Kitty, I adore the bright colour.

crafty-stamper said...

Great card and fabulous colour---Thank you for joining us at Love To Scrap
Carol DT x

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said...

Great use of the Pantone colour Ultra Violet, sweet little Merkitty :D Thank you for sharing and joining in with the Paperbabe Blog Challenge. Best Wishes Tracey DT

Chi Cr said...

Oh my goodness! LOVE your card! Such pretty purple colors and I love how you colored up the kitty! You make the most amazing cards!

Jo Nevill said...

Love your cute card. Great background die too !
Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week.

Jo x

Fikreta said...

its mermazing card!
love it!

Nancy Hill said...

Such an adorable mermaid kitty card. Love your coloring of the kitten and beautiful coordinating background paper. The heart die coordinated so well with your card. Thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us at The Rubber Buggy Challenge and can't wait to see your next project or card with us soon. Nancy Hill, Design Team for The Rubber Buggy

Arlene said...

So very cute. Thank you for supporting our blog. o glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

KandA said...

This is so sweet Kitty and I love the colour xx

Vickie Y said...

Sweet image and card. Thank you for sharing with us at the PIP Challenge.

Paper Therapy Ponderings said...

such a cute card, love the color
thanks for joining us at HLS.
Barb Housner (DT)

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Creatalicious, good luck!!! Amy DT

pst said...

Great card, love the floating hearts and the mermaid. Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Creatalicious. We hope to see you back again.

anaisa.31 said...

What a beautiful card!! Thanks for joining us!
Ana Isabel Dt Coordinator at Corrosive Challenge blog

Billie A said...

So sweet I love the purple. Great image and so glad you shared over at Inspiration Destination

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Dotstolines said...

Wow! Love the card, with the cute mermaid and the colours! Thanks for playing with us at Through The Craftroom Door! Looking forward to seeing you again next challenge and good luck!
Sunila and Aditi DT