Monday, December 18, 2017

Bundle Up Cat Buddies

     This is the second time this season that I've used this card but those kitties, all bundled up in their winter-wear, are just so cute, I couldn't resist using them again.  Can't you just see them trudging off to the family Christmas feast?

     They are from Bugaboo Stamps and I wanted to do a card that was very CAS and that could be used for a guy.


     I printed the image directly onto the card front and then colored it with my ProMarkers.  I added a bit of blue for the sky and ice but that was mostly to get the white kitties to pop off the background.  I printed the sentiment, hand cut it, inked the edges and fussed a bit before deciding that it should be up at the top of the card.

     I had planned a CAS design but it looked so plain that I pulled out some of my embossing folders to see what I might be able to do with them.   I found the snowflake and icy swirl folder from Darice and embossed right over the colored image.  Then I added the three, tiny, blue, pearls.  Finally, the sentiment piece was attached and the card was done - still CAS but with a bit more personality from the texture of the embossing.

     Challenges:
Bugaboo Crafty
Catch the Bug (texture/pearl/blue)
CCC Digi
Crafter's Cafe
Crafty Awesomeness
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Extra
Create and Inspire
Digistamps 4 Joy
Do-Al(l) Kreatives

     One more week 'til Christmas and I heard from my daughter that she's not going to get finished with everything on her list.  lol  My list is so short that I could travel to five other states and still have extra time for play!  Happy Crafting.   NanaConnie

13 comments:

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous Connie, we are all done here thank goodness, I can spend this week catching up on my crafting now that all Christmas preparations are done. Have a great week.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

Glenda Atkins said...

Great Bugaboo stamp and wonderful colour choices. I love how you embossed over the imager when embossing the background.
hugs
Glenda

Doris Klein said...

Awesome creation, super cute image and clever idea with the embossed background.

Wish you a happy merry christmas!

Thanks for playing along with our Do-Al(l) Kreatives Challenge and good luck!

Hugs and please come back soon!
Doris
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Agulek said...

What a funny card:)

Twingomaus said...

A cool card.
Thanks for joining us at the DAK Challenge.
Greetings Andrea

ann van dijk said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for playing our challenge at CCC Digi Creations. Good luck!
Anneke DT

cass said...

Cute Christmas Card. Thank you for entering your wonderful creation at The Crafter's Cafe this fortnight for our "Christ and/or Red White and Green" challenge.

Angela Hoynes said...

This is such a great idea. hoping you have enjoyed Christmas Day, all the best for the New Year x

Alexander Kretschmann said...

Cut card - love the embossing!

Thanks for playing along with us at our present challenge at Do-Al(l) Kreatives and good luck! Hope you will join us next month again.

Merry christmas
Alex

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Jackie C said...

Ahhh, cute kitties! Wow, great work, well done and good luck!

Hugs, Jackie

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cohenna said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for playing our challenge at CCC Digi Creations. Good luck!

Irene said...

Thank you for sharing your nice project at Creat and Inspire.
Crafty hugs, Irene (Made In Borgo)