Friday, October 28, 2022

Meowy Christmas

I haven't been at my work desk in about 3 weeks to create
anything at all, hubby and I both got sick, though we never tested I am sure it
is/was covid!!

Just to get me back 'in the mood' so to speak I decided to enter a few
'new to me' challenges!

One is the Cat Lover's Hop challenge !

Being the proud owner of SIX furry cat friends I decided this was the 'purr-fect'
place to start!
I am also entering the October Rudolph's Day challenge,
one that I have wanted to enter for quite some time but
never seem to make it in time!

And thirdly a NEW to me challenge at
Build Your Stash Holiday Cardmakers for their 
Falling For The Holidays linky party which ends today!

And Fourth is a new Crazy For Cats

Here is my card I created.
I used an image I already had in my stash that was colored,
I think I had put it aside as my red copics bled a bit into my
glittered hat trim, it happens I guess.
The paper is recollections, the sentiment is stamped on a Lawn Fawn
wavy die and is from Simon Says Christmas Kitties!

That's it for me today, hopefully it has 'stirred' up my mojo a bit to get me creative again!

Also entering the following challenges:
Addicted To Stamps and More .... Make Your Mark
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday .... ATG
Simon Says Stamp ....ATG


Denise Bryant said...

Darling kitty in the Santa hat! Love the glitter embellishment!

Suzanne H said...

Oh goodness this is cute. I love that sparkly Santa hat. I hope you and your husband are feeling better. Take care.

Kelsey Thomas said...

This is so cute!

Ellibelle said...

Such a sweet kitty and beautiful Christmas card! Wishing you and your husband a speedy recovery!
Ellibelle's Corner

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Wonderful Christmas Santa hat cat especially like sparkle on hat. Visiting from Cat Lovers Blog Hop.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

papierelle said...

Sometimes such small color gradients happen, but that's not bad, you can see that it's handmade. And the kitten doesn't mind either, she knows she's a beautiful Christmas cat. Happy hopping!!!

mandysea said...

How wonderful is the addition of the santa hat on Kitty! Love that its trimmed with glitter! Sweet card! Happy hopping!

valscraftings said...

Aw beautiful, love the glitter on his Santa hat!

Popping in from Crazy for Cats and Cat Lovers Hop

Becca Yahrling said...

Hi Diane! Your card is so very sweet! A wonderful kitty image in her pretty, sparkly hat. Love the BG paper, of course!
Me & hubby were sick back in May, pretty sure it was COVID cuz it lasted 2+ weeks but we didn't test either. You must be doing better - you got some crafty on! lol ;-)

Leslie Miller said...

Awww, he/she's a cutie! Those eyes. Sitting on the purr-fect paper with a cute little frame. I have way more cat stamps than dog stamps and I still buy them. You don't have to have a cat to love them. We always had cats and dogs both, but now just Wally and LuLu. I'm sorry you both were sick. Lots of people are getting COVID lately and it takes a while to get over it. I hope you get all better and stay well.

Sue D said...

Sweet Christmas kitty. I like the background paper and the sparkle on the hat.

Crafting With Jack said...

I hope you are feeling better now. Great card, love the Christmas hat. I saw a demonstration today and the advice was embrace the imperfections! Hopping from the Cat Lovers Hop.

Laurie2cats said...

Cute card, the kitty is adorable and beautifully colored.

KT Fit Kitty said...

Absolutely precious! What a sweet kitty this is, and your colouring is beautiful! Love the cute patterned paper too! Six kitties must be so much fun! We had 3 at one time but now we only have one left. Hello and hugs from the Cat Lovers Hop!

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Adorable festive kitty, love so much your colouring and I haven't seen the little smudge if you haven't said! (I'm the queen of smudges! :D LOL ) Beautiful patterned paper!
Hope you are feeling better now.
Happy Hopping! :)

NanaConnie said...

Magnificent card, Diane! I love that cat wearing the Santa hat. Too Sweet. Visiting from the Cat Lovers Hop again. :-D While I'm here, let me say Thank You for laying in our challenge at Crazy for Cats. NanaConnie DT

LeslieT said...

Popping over from the Cat Hop today to say hello! Love, love, love this card! The sparkle on the hat is perfect!
Love To Scrap 2

Crystal O. Minkler said...

Adorable kitty card! Loving those cute papers! Thanks so much for playing along with the Falling for the Holidays 2022 {BYSHC} Linky Party!

scrappymo! said...

This Christmas cat-themed card is so cute. I know what you mean about red bleeds. It always happens to me when I have glittery, or stickles frosted designs beside the red.
In the past, I have taken a fine-tipped art brush from the $store, and painted with white paint all around the edge of the glittery white hat. Then I re-frost it with stickles or whatever. It ends up looking like a shadowed edge!

Thanks for taking part in the October Rudolph Days Challenge.

Cat - Paper Dragonfly, Crazy for Cats, Most Magical Time of the Year said...

Your Christmas kitty is so lovely! Hopping in from the Cat Lovers Hop and Crazy for Cats Challenges, thank you for playing in our first challenge!
Have a wonderful crafty day!
Cat 🐱
Crazy for Cats Challenges

Darlene said...

OMG what a cute Christmas kitty! Love the added sparkle and only you would have Christmas kitty background paper/image! Great coloring and design!

Carole J said...

Hopping over from the Cat Lovers Hop to say hello. How adorable is this kitty! He's gorgeous and I love his Christmas hat so much! Beautiful work. x

Susan Renshaw said...

Oh what a cute kitty! Just hopping by from the Cat Lovers Hop!

Whisper said...

Oooo what a cute cat and great backing paper too, thanks for joining us at October's Rudolph Days Challenge, Luv Sam x

Fikreta said...

Its a wonderful card!
Hi from Cat lovers blog hop!
Fiki from Bad Kitty's Craft Room

Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

Super cute Christmas kitty! Hopping in from the Cat Lovers Hop & LeighSBDesigns Inspiration Blog

Janis said...

Oh, how adorable!!! That kitten is just the cutest thing ever! Love that you added sparkle to the Santa hat. Very festive!!
So glad you could join us this year for the #2022CatLoversHop!!!
<3 J
jwoolbright at gmail dot com

My Side of Oz said...

Fantastic papers and wonderful kitty! Love his Santa hat!

foleysfriend said...

Pretty card. I love the sparkle on kitty's Santa hat and the background patterend paper is adorable. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps and More!

sue n.