Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Stealing Hearts

     How could these sweet kittens NOT steal your heart?   The image is from Sasayaki Glitter and is the image this month from the Progressive Challenge over on Facebook.   I think it's called "Valentine Cats."

I started with the sketch from The Outlawz.

     I used my ProMarkers to color the image, added two, little, die cut, red hearts to their collars, then cut it with a die from Spellbinders.  The die also pierces holes and embosses the paper.  I added more embossing with a "Hearts" folder from Darice and I used that for the mat behind the image.

     I dug through my stash of 12 x 12 scrapbooking papers, cut four squares (that paper is red, not burnt orange!) and added them to deep red CS, then layered the image piece on top of that.  I decided on two of my hand sewn bows (the ones with pearls) for embellishment and called it finished.  

Aussie Digital Artists 
CCC Digi
Ching-chou Kuik
Crafty Awesomeness
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper
Cute as a Button
Die Cut Divas
Dies R Us
Not Just Cards
Paper Creator's Crafts
Pearly Sparkles
Sasayaki Glitter
World Wide Open DT

     I'm doing more Valentine's this year than usual because I've had some requests from friends who want to share cards with their grandkids or friends.  I hope your week is going well and wish you lots of Happy Stamping.    NanaConnie


Darlene said...

Awe ... what a sweet image! Great coloring and design Connie! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘HEARTS’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

Linda Simpson said...

Now you know I will adore this card! What a cute image and those kitties melted my heart! Gorgeous card my friend.
Linda xxx

Daffodil Cards said...

Saw this absolutely delightful card on the Outlawz, had to say I love it.

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Connie this is a gorgeous card those cats are so cute. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Annette Stapylton said...

I LOVE it.
Thank you for sharing with us here today at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Annette DT Registered Owners/Admin for World Wide Open Design Team Challenge

Donna Hanley said...

Yes, Connie, these are adorable little kittens and I love that bow in the little one's hair. Paper is pretty and the embossing and die cut pieces all came together beautifully. It is nice that more friends are requesting cards for the grandchildren and friends. Good thing they have you to make their cards because they are so much nicer than giving a store bought one. Have a great day.

Anne Wilding said...

So appropriate to your choice of pets ! Lovely. Many thanks for entering the CCC Digi Creations challenge this time. Anne W ( CCC Digi DT )

laurie said...

So sweet! Love that cute image and sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Dies R Us!

Glenda Atkins said...

Hi Connie, great take on the sketch, loving your 'little' bows and the wonderful die cut. Love the image, I might go take a look at the Sasayaki Glitter Progressive challenge. Love your card

Teresa Arsenault said...

That image is so sweet and I can imagine you lovingly coloring it. Love the embossed hearts too. hugs, Teresa

Arlene said...

A card full of sweetness. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Oh now....sweetness and cute cute cute! Just wannn hug that card.

kReN K said...

So sweet! Love that die cut too!

Anne Temple said...

Your card is adorable!! The way you've colored the kitties reminds me of a couple Siamese kitties we used to have.

Amy Ottmers said...

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

Caz said...

What a gorgeous make...Thank you for sharing with us at World Wide Open...And good luck..Hope to see you again soon..

Caz x
[Caz DT for World Wide Open DT Challenge]
My Blog
Crafty Catz

Ine Swinkels said...

very nice. Thanks for joining us at Pearly Sparkles. Good luck.
Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)

Cindy C. said...

Adorable card!! Thanks for linking up to our February challenge at Die Cut Divas.

Monica Maier said...

What a cute card, I love the coloring of your adorable kitties! Thanks for joining us Die Cut Diva's

Jackie C said...

Awww, love this! Thanks for entering at Cute As a Button, Jackie, DT Member

Kristyn Mcinnes said...

Thank you for sharing with us over here at "Aussie Digital Artists Challenge" and best of luck with your entry.

Kristyn DT Admin/Owner of  https://aussiedigitalartistschallengeblog.blogspot.com.au/...

vrajangna patel said...

Lovely creation.Thank you for sharing with us over here at "Aussie Digital Artists Challenge" and best of luck with your entry.
Vrajangna Patel DT Admin/ Owner of

Catie Cuddles said...

Very sweet.
Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnuts patterned paper challenge.
Happy crafting!
Catherine X DT

Granmargaret said...

Lovely work. Thank you for joining the challenge at Cute as a Button. Hope to see you next time.

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a stunning card you have made. It fits our challenge this month well of “Love is all around”. Thanks for taking part and good luck. Best wishes, Kym (Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Design Team Leader).

Crafty Pearly said...

A beautiful make… many thanks for joining in at Pearly Sparkles. Hugs, Traci DT xx

Vannessa said...

Oh this is just adorable! Love that digi stamp! Thanks for joining in the Ching-Chou Kuik Challenge this time. We hope to see you again.

Hugs, Vannessa

(Apologies for the late comment. Life just got in the way at the end of last month!)

Melanie said...

A wonderful card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional add hearts” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Crafty Friends)

(DT The Sketchy Challenges)

PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy the past couple of weeks…