Sunday, August 5, 2018

Cat Lover Thank You

     I've done another die cuts card but this one is a special Thank You for a cat lover friend of mine.   Her young daughter has 2 Siamese cats so I did my best to color them appropriately.  I know both of them are going to love this card.


     I used scraps of CS to do the die cuts.  The cat family die is from Cheery Lynn and the Thank You oval was cut with an Unbranded die.  I used ProMarkers to color the gray on the cats and the bit of purple on the ball of yarn.

     I dug in my stash to find one of my hand-sewn bows; it was white but I 'dyed' it with a violet ProMarker.  Once I learned that technique of dying with a marker, I only use white ribbon for my bows.  That way, I get bows which are exactly the color I want.

     I added a small gem to the center before adhering it to the card.

     Challenges:
Crafty Sentiments
Creative Fingers
Die Cuttin' Divas
Digi Choosday
Jo's Scrap Shack
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends
Pixie's Snippets
Quick Quotes
Send a Smile 4 Kids
TTCRD

     That's all I have for today.  Maybe something else tomorrow.  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

14 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous card! I love the cats!

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  2. Darling card, Connie, and your friend will love it. Siamese cats are so intriguing to see, but boy oh boy, am I ever allergic to them! It's strange, but I'm allergic to most kitties. The only ones who don't trigger symptoms are black cats or cats that are mostly black. I was told it is because they have a different dander. Seems strange? Back to your card (I'm so easily distracted), that die set is amazing with the details around the edges for the gray coloring! hugs, de

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  3. Awesome coloring of these die cuts, Connie! They certainly look like Siamese kitties!

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  4. Gorgeous card and just adore the cats. I hope you are enjoying your weekend.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  5. Such a lovely and very personal card Connie - I love it! It's a shame that cats make me wheeze like an old accordion - but they're cute a lot of the time from afar!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  6. Great card! Love how you have customised the cats!!
    Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday! Jane S (DT) xxx

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  7. You Siamese kitties are precious and your card is beautiful! SO lovely.
    LYnn

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  8. Super sweet card. I really like the use of die cuts.

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  10. Beautiful card. Love the CAS design. Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Regards,
    Ann-Marie
    TTCRD DT
    Annemi {My Blog}
    Through The Craft Room Door
    ttcrd.blogspot.com

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  11. What a lovely card!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
    Have a great day.
    Gerda
    http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  12. Of course their going to love it, it's gorgeous.
    Faith
    x

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  13. The kitties are just adorable here Connie! I love your choice of colors and the dies make everything look so elegant! HUGS

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  14. This is adorable!! love how you colored them, they look just like Siamese cats! I think I have that same "thank you" die and I haven't used it yet. Thanks for the inspiration and thanks for playing with Jo's Scrap Shack.

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