Whimsical Kitties


 Calling all cat lovers! The super fun Cattitude stamp set is for you! I love just about all furry animals, with emphasis on the furry.  My cats outnumber all the other pets in the household.  While it is hard to beat a great dog.....cats are so self sufficient!  As long as the food bowl is full, the cats are happy.  Food bowl is empty?  Well, mutiny is about to take place! My card is based on the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge-



The moment I saw the sketch, I knew I was going to ink up the Cattitude stamp set.  But, then what?  I inked up the large background stamp in Intense Black ink and then die cut three rectangles with the  Stitched Rectangle Thin Cuts dies.  I decided to play along with a couple of color challenges and go with a whimsical look for my kitties.  I colored the kitties with Copics and then mounted my rectangles on coordinating cardstock.  At first I was going to mount my rectangles on a white stitched panel, but thought the card needed more pop!  I took inspiration from Linda Callahan's card to create my distress oxide background. The rectangles were popped up with 3-D foam tape for added dimension. I finished off the card with a black embossed sentiment.




If the Cattitude Stamp set is new to you, here is a look at the complete set.  The large stamp is A2 sized.  You can also just use parts of the stamps, as I have done with this card.  



All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

D1953 Cattitude Stamp Set
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X6047 Black Cardstock
X5968 Lagoon Cardstock
X5982 Canary Cardstock
X6054 Grape Cardstock
Z4189 Intense Black Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
Z8000 Black Exclusive Inks Pigment  Pad
Z2088 Clear Embossing Powder
Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide Ink-Ranger
Dusty Concord Distress Oxide Ink-Ranger
Fossilized Amber Distress Oxide Ink-Ranger
Copic Markers-Y11, Y15, V12, V15, BG13, BG15, E11, E13, T0
Z4260 Stitched Rectangle Frames Thin Cuts 

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:
Color My Heart Color Dare-Grape, Canary, Lagoon
Inspired By-Heart Your Cat-titude

TGIF Challenges-Color Challenge

Thanks so much for stopping by!

10 comments

  1. This design is so delightfully fun and happy! Thanks for playing along with us at FMS this week!

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  2. What a fun card! I love how each panel looks so different just because of the different colour it is sat against! Thanks for playing along with Color My Heart Color Dare. X

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  3. Allisa, this is such a sweet cat set...how fun and perfect for this weeks IB challenge! You matched it up fabulously with the sketch! Thank you fo joining in the fun!

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  4. Darling card!!! Love those adorable images and your coloring is awesome! Thanks for joining TGIF Challenges this week.

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  5. Allisa!! I think this set was made for our Inspired By challenge this week!! I think it's purrrrrrrrfect!! Thanks so much for playing along!
    =]

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  6. So cute in theme and colors! You did a great job! Thanks for sharing at Color Dare.

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  7. The Cattitude set is so so cute! I love what you've done with it. Your background, panels and bright colors are gorgeous!

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  8. I am not a big fan of cats, but I must say this card would make reconsider. I love the vivid watercoloring and your panels make for a fantastic design. Thank you for joining us at CMHCD

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  9. Adorable... love cats of any color, adorable. And love the frame with the striped blended colors... fun and whimsical. Thanks for sharing with us at Color Dare.

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  10. Fabulous use of that sketch and those colours. I love your kitty card. Thanks for sharing with us at Colour Dare Challenge, I hope you can join us again soon!

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