Hugs & Kitties

The main inspiration for this card came from Karen’s sketch at I Love Promarkers and the Easy Crafts Projects Challenges ‘Orange’ theme.

The image is a freebie from Pink Gem Designs and has been coloured with Promarkers.The background has been inked with Angel Pink and Cateloupe Memento.I coloured and cut out an extra hairband,arm and hand and raised them up using sillicone glue.The papers by K & Co have been inked around the edges and I’ve use the Tim Holtz Paper Distresser too.I’ve also pierced them and drawn in faux stitching with an Inkssentials white gel pen.The Gemstones card has also been distressed around the edges as well as being lightly sanded.The sentiment is from the Kiki Kitties set by Pink Cat Studios. This has been cut out with an oval slider tag die,inked using the previous colours and edged with a black Promarker for added definition.The ribbon is a piece that is supposed to keep clothes on the hanger – I think this is a much better use!! The flowers have been cut using my new Tim Holtz Tattered Florals Sizzix die and the middle part of Sizzix Flower Layers #4.The gems were originally pale yellow but to fit the orange colour scheme I changed them with an Amber Promarker. The challenges behind this card are:

I Love Promarkers : Sketch

Easy Craft Projects : Orange

Charisma Cardz Challenge : Girlie card with flowers

Cute Card Thursday : Make Your Own (flowers in this case)

Dare U 2 Digi Stamp : Flowers

Die Cut Dreams : Make Own Flowers

Quixotic Challenge : How Distressing

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge : Distressing

Stampavie and more : Distressing

A Spoon Full of Sugar : 3D Something

TFL

Lisa x

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20 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Karen
    Apr 30, 2010 @ 08:17:55

    Really pretty Lisa and your colouring looks great, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    xx

    Reply

  2. Karen
    Apr 30, 2010 @ 09:17:52

    Lovely again Lisa, thanks for joining us at DCD.
    xx

    Reply

  3. Debbie
    Apr 30, 2010 @ 10:12:21

    what a gorgeous card, the colouring is fab and the slider is a great idea! Love the flowers too!

    Reply

  4. Lorraine
    Apr 30, 2010 @ 10:42:14

    I like this. Love the shabby style and the stitching. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

    Reply

  5. Sue C
    Apr 30, 2010 @ 14:26:19

    Really sweet image, your distressing looks really great. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers. Sue C x

    Reply

  6. Mummylade
    Apr 30, 2010 @ 14:41:34

    so cute. I like the paper piecing. Thank you so much for entering DCD this week and good luck.

    Reply

  7. clare
    Apr 30, 2010 @ 16:08:49

    such a cute card and i love the colours. the bp’s are gorgeous, i have used all mine i think!!! ClareX

    Reply

  8. katesacraftybugger
    Apr 30, 2010 @ 20:24:21

    cute image and pretty colours Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.

    Reply

  9. Vee
    Apr 30, 2010 @ 23:27:40

    A really sweet card love the image and the colours…. Thanks for playing with Charisma.
    xx Vee

    Reply

  10. Pet Lovers Palace
    May 01, 2010 @ 02:19:01

    I love the card, I love anything to do with cats. http://tinyurl.com/4xvkkk

    Reply

  11. Tonje
    May 01, 2010 @ 08:36:09

    Great card. Love the colors and the image

    Thanks for playing with us at A Spoon Full of Sugar this week

    Hugs
    Tonje

    Reply

  12. Ruth
    May 01, 2010 @ 18:47:23

    fab card, love the decoupage and the stitching,thank you for joining I ♥ Promarkers this week
    Ruth x

    Reply

  13. lisa
    May 02, 2010 @ 09:08:54

    Gorgeous card, love the colours and the faux stitches. Thank you for joining this week’s challenge.

    Reply

  14. vikki
    May 02, 2010 @ 10:15:33

    Thankyou for joining in the DCD challenge with your beautiful card, Your handmade flowers are gorgeous.
    Love n hugs
    Vikki xx

    Reply

  15. Nicola
    May 02, 2010 @ 10:57:37

    Beautiful card and colour combo, your image and handmade flowers are gorgeous.
    Thank you for joining us at Die Cut Dreams.
    Hugs,
    Nicola -x-

    Reply

  16. wynneth
    May 02, 2010 @ 17:57:03

    pretty card – lovely image :o) Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers :o)
    hugs
    wynneth
    x

    Reply

  17. Sandra Dry
    May 02, 2010 @ 18:31:13

    Really sweet card. Thanks for joining us with our flower challenge on Dare U 2 Digi Stamp.
    Sandra x

    Reply

  18. Kim Dellow
    May 04, 2010 @ 18:12:53

    Wonderful colours, lovely. Thanks for joining the Quixotic Paperie Challenge this week. Kim

    Reply

  19. valérie
    May 05, 2010 @ 08:37:47

    Très jolie carte, toute douce.

    Merci de ta participation au challenge SAM cette semaine

    Reply

  20. annie
    May 05, 2010 @ 18:46:51

    such a cute card! thanks for joining in the fun with us at CCT this week.
    hugs, annie x

    Reply

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