Saturday, February 27, 2016

Tail of Two Kitties (Knitty Kitty DT)

Hello, everyone!  Today I'm sharing an anniversary card for my Knitty Kitty Digis Design Team project!  I'm still super excited to be working with the adorable Knitty Kitty Digis!  This sweet image is called Tail of Two Kitties.  If it looks familiar, that's because I made a card with it earlier this month. I am so in love with this image that I couldn't let it go!  When I made my first card here, I had another card in mind and I finally had a chance to make it.


I started by white heat-embossing a number of stars (Newton's Nook) all over the sky. Then I masked the entire image so I could create an ink-blended sky with Chipped Sapphire, Evergreen Bough, and Wilted Violet Distress Inks. To add texture, I splashed some water droplets onto the sky. I love how it turned out!


Next I peeled off the masking fluid and coloured the image with Prismacolor pencils.  I fussy-cut the two kitties so I could pop them up with foam tape. You will notice the image contains just a partial brick wall so I drew the rest of the wall by hand. I die-cut the coloured image with a Nellie's Multiframe Circle and mounted it on a die-cut stitched circle from My Creative Time.

Digi Stamp Instant Download. Tail of Two Kitties - Knitty Kitty Digis No. 19
Tail of Two Kitties

My colour combo was inspired by Mrs. A's Butterfly Challenge, where the theme is G for Grape and/ or G for Glitter - I went with both! I added two sparkly butterflies! The patterned paper is from Forever in Time and I added a number of flowers from my stash (the beautiful bling flower came from Flourish with a Bling - thank you, Lucy!).  The die-cut leaves are Cheery Lynn Flourish Leaf Strip. The sentiment is an older wood-mounted stamp from A Muse Artstamps and I heat-embossed it in white and hand-cut into a banner shape. To finish off the card, I added two buttons and a "Made with Love" heart charm.


Check out the Knitty Kitty Digis shop for more adorable images!  We also have a Facebook Group!

I would also like to join the following challenges: A Snowflake's Promise AG Spring 1/3; Aud Sentiments Cute plus Sentiment 3/5; Beccy's Place February AG UE; Bunny Zoe's Things with Wings UE; Cheery Lynn Add a Flourish (Cheery Lynn Flourish Leaf Strip1E/wk; Craft Your Passion AG 2/3; Craftin Desert Divas Nature's Wonders (stars, flowers, butterflies, cats) UE; Crafting by Designs Button Up 1/3; Crafting from the Heart AG 1/3; Crafty Friends Floral 1/3; Crafty Gals Corner AG 2/2; Crafty Girls Creations AG 1/3; Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper February AG UE; Create and Inspire AG 1/3; Cre8ive Hands Use a Digi 1/2; Creative Inspirations AG Option Sketch UE; Creative Moments Embossing Heat or Dry 1/3; Crop Stop Linky Party #13 Distress Inks available at Crop Stop here 4/5; Cute Card Thursday Florals UE;  Digi Designs Use 2 or More Dies 1/3; Digital Delights AG 1E;  DL.ART February AG UE 1/day; Dragonfly Dreams Hearts and Flowers UE; Eureka Stamps Tic-Tac-Toe (Die-Cut, Heat Embossing, Flowers) 1/3; Fan-Tastic Tuesday Include an Animal 2/4; Glitter n Sparkle AG 2/3; Great Impressions Let's Celebrate (anniversary) 2/3; Imagine That Creative Playground Show Us Your Heart 3/3; Inspiration Destination AG UE; Just Keep on Creating February AG UE; Kitty Bee In the Garden 1/2; Lil Patch of Crafty Friends AG 2/3; Little Claire's Love and Marriage 2/3; Little Scrap Pieces Show it Off Saturday 1E; Love to Scrap AG 3/3; Mod Squad Animal Fun 2/3; Natalie and Amy's Hearts and Flowers 3/3; Not Just Cards AG UE; Open-Minded Crafting Fun Love/Valentine 3/3; Paperbabe Stamps AG 1/3; Penny's Paper-Crafty AG 2/3; Petal Lu AG 1/3; Simon Says Stamp Monday Inspired by a Song (Happy Anniversary) 3/5; Simon Says Stamp Wednesday AG 3/5; Simon Says Stamp Work-it Wednesday Floral 2/3; SUYP Cat Love UE; The Corrosive Love, Love, Love 3/3; The Crafter's Cafe Love is in the Air 2/3; The Daily Marker 30-Day Colouring Challenge - Day 21; The Outlawz Twisted Thursday AG 2/2; The Pencil Case New Blooms/Spring Flowers 1/2; Tuesday Throwdown Create Your Own Background 2/3; Wags n Whiskers Furry Friends 2/2; Winter Wonderland Must Use Sentiment 2/3; Word Art Wednesday AG w. Uplifting Sentiment 4/5


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


86 comments:

Bad Kitty said...

love it!
super cute card!
hugs

Imagine That! Digis by Kris said...

HA what a super adorable card Kitty and CONGRATS on your new DT!! Wow, whoudda thunk there'd be an actual challenge all about KITTIES! :) perfect for you. :) xkris

Donna Ellis said...

Oh my, Miss Kitty! This is brilliant! Loving the colors, and you darling kitty couple. Really wonderful design and layers! I am in love! LOL! Fabulous creation! Have a great week! Hugs, de

Carrie Sheridan said...

Love this adorable card! Those kitties are so sweet, and you've done a lovely job designing a great layout to show them off!

Barbara Godden said...

Awesome Anniversary card, love the scene you made. of course love the kitties too.

aussie aNNie said...

LOVE this Kitty, love the colours...Beautiful card, love the added gorgeousness here too...xx{aNNie}

Andrea W said...

Sooo PRETTY!!! I adore this image and the colours and flowers are just lovely.

ike said...

Superb !! What a delightful card. I love knitty kitties :-) Your colour scheme is wonderful and what a gorgeous sky background you created - it's so beautiful :-)
Thank you for coming to purr along at SUYP Cats Challenges :-D

IKE xxx

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Ardilla said...

Another great card!!! Love your flowers around such cute image...
Thanks for showing it at Cre8tive Hands Friends.
Ardilla

Michelle said...

Such an adorable card!! Thank you for sharing it on cre8tive Hands Friends. Have a lovely day.

Denitsa Andreeva said...

So cute. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.

Deni Xx

brenda said...

Beautiful colours Kitty, like a burst of summertime.

Have a good Sunday.

B x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

So cute and love the flowers

Barb said...

Hi Kitty, your card is lovely. They are sweet little kitties and the colour is lovely. Your flowers look really pretty. Barbxx

Sandra said...

What a pretty and vibrant card. Love the cute cats. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

Sammy said...

Oh how sweet! Those flowers are just gorgeous too. x

Veronica Tovar said...

Great card. flowers, glitter, and die cut. Perfect. Thank you for joining us at Eureka stamps' challenge "Tic, Tac, Toc". Scrappy luck

Andrea, said...

Gorgeous card, those cats are so cute and I love all the flowers.
Thank you for joining in this weeks CCT challenge

Angela Jones said...

Sweet card.
Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Creative Moments this fortnight.
I can’t wait to see what you create for our next challenge.
Angie DT
Creative Moments

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Wonderful and sweet Anniversary card! Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog
Tina dt

Lisa B said...

Oh my, so many gorgeous elements you added to this card. Very well done!
Thanks for playing along with our "Nature's Wonder" linky party over at Craftin' Desert Divas!
Happy Crafting,
Lisa
CDD DT Member

Caryn said...

What a fabulous anniversary card - love the purple shades and those cute cats!
Thanks for playing along at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week, hope to see you again soon.
Hugs,
Caryn xxx

Lisa Mensing said...

Very pretty, love all the details. Thank you for playing along at Craftin Desert Diva's Nature's Wonders Linky Party. Lisa DT

katieo said...

I love the way the sky came out and the cute kitties sitting on the brick wall. All of the embellishments look great surrounding the image. Thank you for joining the DL.ART Thankful Thursday February Linky Challenge. Katie-DTmember

Carole Robb Bisson said...

Buttons, butterflies and bling with the lovely colors and textures.
Beautiful lace, wonderful image and a super layout. Thank you so much for joining our 220th challenge at Word Art Wednesday. Your creation is inspiring and very beautiful. Blessings, Carole

scrAPpamondo said...

Wonderful card, Kitty!! I just love your colours combo and the super sky that you have made for these cute kitties!! Fabulous!! Love the background, too, and the white sentiment!! Adorable flowers and leaves, this card is so sweet!
Have a lovely day, my friend!

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Aww, the image is adorable Kittie, and it has such a lovely name too.

Love and hugs
Maarit

Rene said...

Adorable!!! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Creative Inspirations! Good luck,
Rene

Tinka's paper wonderlland said...

This is adorablle card, love that kitties and your coloure combo!!
♥Hugs Valentina♥

terrie said...

That image is so cute and it goes so well on your card...
Also all of the embellishments is a perfect match with the color combo
that you used....you made a wonderful card....well done Kitty

KraftyKoolKat said...

What gorgeous colours and flower arrangement and of coarse I love the pussies too. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at OMCFC.
Hugs
Cathy DT Member
xxxxx

crafty said...

Love the flower embellishments on your lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Eureka Stamps and hope to see you again.
Mary

Pia S said...

What a fun kitty image! Love the starry background you made and all those wonderful flowers, leaves and butterflies, it's looking gorgeous, Kitty!

Peggy T. said...

Love your card, image and all the embellishments. Thanks for taking the challenge with us at the Mod Squad Challenge

Peggy T.
Mod Squad DT

Patti said...

Awww Kitty! two great anniversary cards!! I love the sweet images you have. It looks as though Spring has sprung on your blog : ) I can't wait for spring : ) while I wait I'll enjoy visiting you!!

Patti

MemoriesCrafter said...

Oh I just love seeing all your kitties card Kitty! And what a gorgeous layout! It truly does feels like Spring has sprung with all the flowers, butterfly and soft colors. Beautiful Kitty! Have a lovely Sunday. - Hugs, Christina

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Kitty, such an adorable image and pretty colours.
In answer to your question - you can watch Create and Craft on your PC this is the link http://www.createandcraft.tv/
Pauline
x

Dawn Lancaster said...

I love your cute kitties & the gorgeous card you've made with them!
Thanks for playing Tic Tac Toe with us at Eureka Stamps this week!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Jenny Alia said...

Love the colors and embellishments! Adorable. Thanks so much for joining us at Cheery Lynn Designs and good luck!

Carol S. said...

Sweet card and love the design and image. Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland. Carol S. DT

Monika Reeck said...

Kitty
wooow it looks like a scrapbook with Kitty as a photo
cute image
lovely background that you created my friend
I am not a girl who put so many flowers on my card
but yours is beautiful
love this too Kitty

Jenny Lee Yamasaki said...

Oh my, that's adorable!!! Love your card! ❤️❤️❤️ I'm glad you could join Craftin Desert Divas Nature's Wonders Linky Party! Have an amazing week!
-CDD DT Jenny

Lori Kobular said...

Love your gorgeous card! That image is adorable and I love all the different shades of purple on your card! Thanks for sharing with us at DL.ART February Linky Challenge!

Mynn Kitchen said...

Another super fun card, Kitty! I adore the beautiful flower border you created--and the image is just darling! Thank you for joining us at Great Impressions! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Nancy said...

It's a beautiful card, Kitty! It love the pretty colours you used!
Thanks for joining our Aloha Friday Challenge at Kitty Bee! :o)

jimlynn said...

Oh wow! LOVE all the flowers and that pretty butterfly on this Kitty. A very, very, very pretty card.
Lynn

Lisa said...

This is so sweet, Kitty!! I love the image!! You drew the rest of the brick wall perfectly!! I love the flowers you added and the colors!! It's gorgeous my friend!! Thanks so much for playing along at DL.ART!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts
DL.ART DT Member

Jennifer Greco said...

So adorable! Love the image and all your “extras”, fabulous. Thanks for sharing it with us at Aud Sentiments, hope to see you again!
Jennifer
Simply Papercraft DT
Creative Knockouts DT
Aud Sentiments DT
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge DT
Kitty Bee Designs DT
JessicaLynnOriginal.com DT

Beccy said...

Awwwww, these kitties are adorable! I love the colour scheme you went with Kitty, as well as all those fabulous flowers and embellishments. Great job!
Cheers,
Beccy

Tammi Cremeans said...


Very Pretty. Thank you for joining us over at Craft Your Passion challenge. Look forward to seeing you again.

Hugs
Tammi CYP, DT

Asha said...

Aaaaw! What a sweet image. LOVE it!
x Asha

Annette Allen said...

so totally cute and I love all those flowers you added..

MemoriesCrafter said...

Hi Kitty! I just want to stop by to thank you for letting me know of my win over at Crafting by Design. You are the sweetest and really know how to brighten up someone's day. I'll be taking a short break from blogging starting in March, but will be stopping by your blog often to say "hi" and see how you are doing. Take care sweet friend. Hugs - Christina

Dr Sonia S V said...

This is so cute!!
Cheers
Dr Sonia

Amy Cohen said...

So cute-adorable image and love all the flowers. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner.
Amy-DT

Mrs A. said...

Gorgeous colours Kitty and I love all the different embellishments . I like how you extended the wall by hand. A neat idea. Thankyou for fluttering by my challenge. Your card will be entered twice. Hugs Mrs A.

Lisa said...

This is so gorgeous! Love that night sky...perfect I'd say. And all of the beautiful colors. That image! I love it!

vinita jain said...

Love this awesome creation in purple! The image is so perfect for anniversary cards! All the embellishments are soooooo wonderful with pretty butterflies!

Chi Cr said...

Such a pretty card! Love all the purples! Awesome how you decorated the sky and finished drawing in the brick! Marvelous card; you are so talented! :)

Suchi said...

Your card is so gorgeous!! Love the perfectly made anniversary card! :)
Suchi xx

Hetty said...

Totally sweet card,Kitty and a perfect anniversary card for cat lovers!
Beautiful flower embellishments!

Olga Fink said...

Fantastic card Kitty! I love how you created the image! Great work!
Xoxo Olga

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Beautiful card Kitty thank you for joining us over on Inspiration Destination
Dianne x
IDCB DT

Annette Stapylton said...

Love your Kitty Card, the image is just adorable and it just sits perfect on your lovely designed card. Love the colors.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge #02 and best of luck with your entry.
Annette DT Member

marion said...

simply gorgeous, love the idea of the added bricks, the image is so lovely, lovely flowers added also, sending you love and hugs, cuddles to your lovely furbabys, Marion

Lori said...

Wow! You framed those cute kitties so beautifully - what gorgeous flowers and colors. Have a wonderful week, Kitty!

Chasing the Dream said...

Love, love the background. Simply striking with so many details, that are eye catching. Thanks for joining in on the fun at Tuesday Throwdown. We look forward to seeing you again.
Hugs
Berni,DT
tuesdaythrowdown.

Bonnie Garby said...

Great card! Thanks so much for participating in the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge this week and good luck.

Princess Judy Palmer said...

This is very lovely! All those flowers and that cute, cute image. Great job!

Hazel said...

Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper February challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x

Donna said...

This is stunning Kitty, I see why you like this image! Your coloring and embellishing are exquisite!

bello amanecer said...

Fun and beautiful!!!
Thank you very much for playing with us at The Corrosive Challenge Blog !!!
Hope to see you again in the next challenge.
Lidia DT
http://belloamanecercr.blogspot.com/

Stir Your Creativity said...

These are all my favorite colors put into one. Very beautiful card.

Heather McClelland said...

This is super cute. I love the colors and all the elements. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments, Heather

Eek Eek said...

Thank you Kitty for making another amazing card! You always make my kitties look so blummin good! :D The night sky is fantastic on this too and I apologise if anything was tricky to fussy cut, especially tails! :D
Annabel - Knitty Kitty Digis

Dora said...

Awww this is adorable, love those two cute kitties and the flowers and colors are stunning. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Friends challenge and good luck xxx

Lisa said...

Lovely kitty card! Great colors too! Thanks for joining us this week with Cheery Lynn Designs

Amy Voorthuis said...

Aahhwww how adorable are those cute cats...❤ your card is amazing. Thank you so much for playing with us at Cheery Lynn Designs and good luck xxx Amy

Lisa Lynn said...

Another adorable cat image with hearts - you have a few, hehe. Love the purple flowers. Thanks for joining us at Imagine That "Show your Heart", Lisa Lynn DT.

Eileen said...

Another bright and cheerful card. Love the image you have used and the background you created for your 'kitties'. Perfect floral display and use of embellies. Thanks for playing along with our 'Add a Sentiment' challenge at Winter Wonderland this week, and hope to see you joining us again
Eileen x

Petra Swart said...

Oh, this is so darling, Kitty!!! Love the little stars and all the beautiful flowers!!!! So wonderfully done!!!!
Hugz

Susan Renshaw said...

Love that image! Great flower assembly!
Thank you for sharing with Create and Inspire!
Susan
DT for Create and Inspire!
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Susan Kennedy said...

What an adorable image! Love it! Love all the purple.. Love the flowers. And that background behind the kitties is WONDERFUL!! Love it so much! This is a fantastic card!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

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cotnob said...

Hi Kitty, I just popped back to say thank you for joining us at Di's Digi Designs.
Pauline
x

Anonymous said...

Your card is adorable, thanks for joining us at Digital Delights, hugs Lori xx

Cristena Bagne said...

Love your project! It is beautiful and so cute!! Thank you for joining us over at Digital Delights for Louby Loo Monthly Challenge Blog! I hope that you will come and join us again soon! Inky Hugs, DT Cristena xx