Thursday, October 20, 2016

Santa Says ...

     A new challenge starts today over on the Facebook page of Sheepski Designs and the theme is "Anything Goes."   It runs from October 20 through November 19.  I used one of the newer Sheepski images called "Mindy" and I shouldn't have to explain to any of you why I chose this one!  :-D


     This cat definitely lives at my house and I'm intimately familiar with that facial expression when I say a loud and absolute "No" about things hanging temptingly from the Christmas tree.  Obviously, Mindy knows if she so much as touches that shiny, golden ball, she'll be on Santa's Naughty List forever!  lol

     In order to have a CAS design, the image was printed directly onto the card front and then colored with my ProMarkers.  The sparkly ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon and I hate to admit that it's been hiding in my ribbon stash for nearly 2 years!  In my defense, I had put it into my Christmas ribbon stash and the bin got pushed to the back of the cabinet.

     I added the sentiment to the ribbon and turned my attention to embellishment.  I decided on just a single bow but a large one.  The bow I picked was originally white but I 'dyed' it with a green ProMarker.  Fast and simple; a real 'git 'er done' card and now I have one more in the Christmas stash.

     Challenges:
ABC Christmas
Addicted to Stamps
C.R.A.F.T.
Crafting with an Attitude
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas
Crafty Ribbons
Kraftin Kimmie
MFP
Moving Along with the Times
Sweet Stampin' Christmas

     Now, some fun news for you, my friends and followers.  If you'd like to get a discount on Sheepski Designs images, you can use this code in the store for 10% off:  SKINANACONNIE10. Happy Stamping.  :-D  NanaConnie

16 comments:

  1. This is just gorgeous,love the image.xxx

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  2. Gorgeous Connie, the look on the cats face made me chuckle once I read the sentiment.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  3. This just made me laugh, being a mom to many cats through the years!! Nicely done, Connie! :-) Thanks for joining in the fun with us at MFP Stamps Challenge!
    Hugs

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  4. Difficult to resist but for how long time? Great card and cat! Many thanks to join us in Craft Ribbons challenge this week and good luck from Christelle DT.

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  5. Hahaha! It is pretty easy to see the workings of that cat's mind. This Christmas card will put a smile on the recipient's face and a jolly chuckle in their heart. Well done. hugs, Teresa

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  6. This image is really adorable! Thanks for sharing this fabulous card with us at the Addicted to Stamps and More blog--please join us again soon!
    :) Marie--ATSM DT

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  7. Adorable! Thank you for sharing with us at MFP Stamps Challenge.

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  8. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 303 – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for October - I'd love to see it there too x

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  9. Haha! SO cute! (I love cats.) :)
    Thanks for sharing it over at ABC Christmas Card Challenges!

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  10. Fab and fun card, great image, that cat is none to pleased pleased at being made to wait! Thanks for playing along with us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'
    Chris
    x

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  11. Great card, loving the image and tour layout, That bauble looks for too tempting.
    Thanks for joining us over at CRAFT for our Christmas Challenge. Hope to see you again and good luck.
    Jean DT xxx

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  12. Love that kitty! Thanks for sharing your card with us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Lisa DT

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  13. What a funny ad cute card! Thanks for joining us at ATSM this week!
    Kamila DT

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  14. This card is too funny, the moody cat just works so perfectly. Thanks for joining our Trees and Leaves challenge at MAWTT! XJessie

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  15. LOL!! The look on that cat's face!! Such a fun design Connie! :)

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  16. Lovely and funny. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps and More!
    Martina

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