Friday, 24 April 2015

Warm furry wishes

I've made this card for my sister-in-law who dubbed herself a Crazy Cat Woman after tipping over from two cats to three, by adopting a stray. 
There are two Christmas challenges this week to include a cat (do they plan this?) so here is my effort. 
I don't have any cat stamps so I found this cheeky moggy on internet clip art. I just went back to find the link but it only links to pintrest and not the page. I'll add it later if I can find it. 
I stamped the checks with Inky Doodle stamps and then embossed the dots to highlight the cats bow. I may have to include dots on everything now. They are so cool. (Yes, using my new machine! See previous).
I added the bow and some stickles to the cats fur and the tops of the baubles.
As I'm still printing sentiments, I can make it say whatever I like. I think this suits. 
I'm linking to:
52 Christmas Card Throwdown =  Christmas Cats
Merry Monday = Use a cat or a dog on a Christmas card
Pixie's Snippets Playground = use those snippets. I've used various bits of card, the ribbon and the base is yet another failed card given a new lease of life.
So two posts in one day. I'd like to state for the record that I have also cut the grass, cleaned the loo and provided a meal for my family who could very well do it themselves but don't. Just in case anyone is wondering why I am playing around with bits of card all afternoon instead of doing anything useful...


  1. This is a super take on the challenge. I do like the embossed background and the plaid too. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

  2. Hehe...your kitty just makes me smile!! Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday this week!

  3. What a super cute cat for our Christmas Cats challenge. He made me smile.Thank you for playing along with us at 52 CCT
    Louise xx

  4. love the cute cat image - thanks for sharing your lovely card at the 52CCT

  5. Great card Alison - and I did giggle about your justification for spending time crafting :) Sounds like you earned it!


    Di xx

  6. This kitty makes me smile, Alison! Love the checks! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

  7. Wonderful fun happy card, Thank you for playing along with Merry Monday.

  8. This is so cute .... I love the smiling kitty! xx


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