Saturday, November 23, 2013

Playful Cat


Hi everyone.  Today is the latest challenge at Addicted to CAS (#27).  Our host this week is the mega-talented Vicki (All I Do Is Stamp).  She has chosen this fun code word ...




http://www.digidarladesigns.com/

Prize:  CAS Perfectionist gets to choose 5 of their wonderful images
(please follow the rules to be eligible to win)



This adorable image is from Bugaboo.  I printed it onto watercolor paper and colored it using the marker layering technique.  I cut it to size and added some fun yellow gingham and raffia.  A simple sentiment finishes the card.

Here's a close-up:




Stamps:  Garden Cat - Pots (Bugaboo); Sweet Summer Sentiments (Amy R)
Paper:  White, Yellow Gingham; Watercolor
Ink:  Black, Smoky Slate, Pumpkin Pie, Tangerine Tango, Cajun Craze, Gumball Green, Garden Green, Daffodil Delight, Real Red, Pink Pirouette, Tempting Turquoise, Soft Sky (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Blender Pen, Raffia, Stamp-a-ma-jig, adhesives, and dimensionals


I hope you'll join us for the fun challenge.  Check out the details for the ATCAS - code word:  Pet challenge and see all the fabulous cards by the rest of the Design Team.




18 comments:

Christine said...

Loll, I love your use of gingham here. (I have some gingham paper for years but don't use it because i can't manage to combine it with my designs...)
The country-look is great with that image (Also the repetition on theinside!)
Great card.
Hugs
Christine

Kylie said...

This image is awesome. LOVE the gingham and agree with Christine. The country feel is wonderful!! xx

Vicki Dutcher said...

What a fun card~ The added gingham is perfect!

Stamps and Paper said...

Just catching up on your posts since Ive been away....you've produced some lovely cards Loll particularly love your leaves and of course your cat and flower pots

Anne

Barb Ghig said...

This is adorable, Loll! Beautiful coloring and I love how you wrapped the Raffia and added the pretty gingham papers...so sweet!

Susan said...

Such a cute card - perfect for a gardener who loves cats!

Karen B said...

Great card Loll. Fabulous image perfectly coloured with your layering method. Great use of gingham and the rafia ties (sorry!) it all together.

Karen x

Karren said...

Gorgeous card, Loll. That image is so cute and you've done a great job coloring it.

Bonnie said...

This is such a cute little kitty, Loll! I love how you've colored all the flower pots and the strip of gingham and twine is perfect! Hope you're having a good weekend!

MaryH said...

What a cutie of an image, with the kitty peeking out from behind the pots. Wonderful coloring..and loved the raffia trim. Happy Sunday, and TFS

Harriet Skelly said...

Loll this is absolutely adorable and I love your layered marker technique for the coloring! The addition of gingham gives this a country and whimsical feel! xoxo Harriet

Karen M said...

Adorable card Loll - I love the cute image and your design looks fab! Hugs xx

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

A totally adorable card Lol - the colouring is beautiful (as always), and I love that little touch of rustic raffia and gingham.
Hugs, Sylvia x

harrahx2 said...

I clicked on expecting Christmas and saw beautiful spring colors! Loved it.

Jaydee said...

Loll, the bird and the cat..... made me laugh. Your image is beautifully colored and the touch of raffia and gingham DSP is perfect. Fabulous!
Hugs
Jaydee

baileyrosy.com said...

What a cute card Lollylicious. Love that little guy and the touch of gingham and the raffia are perfect additions. Of course your coloring is amazing as usual.

Marie

Benzi said...

Love the fun image and adorable card. The gingham and raffia finished it off perfectly.

Mau xx said...

What a cute image Loll, I think we have a cat sneaks in our garden and does this ... love the raffia detail.
Hugs Mau xx