Thursday, September 18, 2008

Double Dog Dare with a cat

Heehee! This week's Double Dog Dare challenge is hosted by ME. I challenged the girls with the same challenge as my Meet the Verve Diva challenge... to use up some of the unloved stamping goodies. I just love that challenge, cause we ALL have tons of stamping stuff that we never use. For me, I am most guilty about DP and buttons. LOVE them and sometimes I think I love collecting them rather than use them!!
I was trying to make room for my new SU! DP and ran across some Apple Cider DP, remember that paper? I swear I used it only once in over a year. So, out it came and I was determined to use one of my Elzybells images, cat window . I ended up coloring the cat brown to match the DP, are there brown cats? I am allergic to cats, so I don't pay much attention. I hope this doesn't look too far fetched!! I used my Copic markers again. Man, oh man, it isn't an easy coloring medium for me. But, I spent alot of money on these little guys, so I am determined to make my cards look like Jeanne colored them -LOL! The sentiment is from Verve's Black Tie Birdies set and there is a tiny gem in the center of the flower.

The sketch for the card is from Taylor's Cupcake sketch challenge this week. I like this one, very simple and easy to put together. I don't sew on my cards, so on the vertical panel, I pierced instead. Thanks Taylor for the inspiration!



Card Deets:
Stamps - Cat Window, Black Tie Birdies
Paper - Choc chip, baja breeze, river rock, Apple Cider DP
Accessories - Copic sketch markers, chocolate taffeta ribbon, paper piercer, Kaiser Scrapbook pink gem
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7 comments:

  1. So cute and I LOOOOVE that image!!

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  2. What a sweet card. The image is cute and the colors are fantastic. Awesome job!

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  3. Super sweet card. I adore cats (I have 5) and yes I am "allergic" to cats but just can't live without them. You did a great job with the coloring (Copics are hard to use) and the layout worked great for this card.

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  4. Wonderful card -- THe image is so great -- and looks so real!!
    :)

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  5. The colors and the cat are too cute. Great use of space and images.

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  6. This is gorgeous! Your image is so beautifully colored! Thanks for playing the challenge... I love seeing what you come up with!

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  7. Beautiful card! Love the paper that you used! your coloring is so soft and sweet and your bow is awesome! I love the sentiment - who ever receives your card is one lucky person!!!

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