Thursday, 8 August 2013

Cup Kitten

Hi everyone and welcome to my crafty space.  Hope you are having a great day.  It's very pleasant, warm and sunny, so I have been out in the garden continuing the battle of the weeds.   I find I get into quite a meditative state right up until I have to battle a big one.  Some of those roots take some digging.  It's a resting flower bed and I have been ignoring it a bit in favour of other areas of the garden, but have decided to throw in a few tomato plants that are being sadly neglected in their buckets.  At least in the open soil they might have a fair chance.  

I have been working on a baby card for a boy.  I have used one of Joanna Sheen's decoupage Cup Kitties with the baby flask.  I thought with the green colouring it must be a little boy kitty.   



I started with a yellow Bazzill bling base card and matted a piece of Basic Grey pattern paper.  This is offbeat novel ofb-1390.  I found this in the lucky dip box at my local craft store.  I always find shopping for papers a bit like shopping for music.  The new, organised sections are just so large I don't know where to start so I tend to go to the bargain box where there are one or two of a lot of sheets and I can just spend some happy time flicking through.  And get a bargain.  Wish they had had more than one sheet of this.  Love the plain brown with the white strings and bubbles.  I have added iridescent glitter glue to give it a bit of bling.  Then I added my kitty and some letters cut from Sizzix Alpha Bubbles in gold mirror card and the same Bazzill I used as the base.  So there it is, not high art, but a nice cute baby card.  


Joining the fun at
Joanna Sheen Challenge- Boys Will be Boys 
Hjerteboden Utfordring 8 - Baby

Thanks for dropping by.  Have a great evening. 

6 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card, the image is adorable!
    Thank you for taking part in the Joanna Sheen Challenge
    Sue xx

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  2. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at the Joanna Sheen Challenge, Nicola X

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  3. I had to chuckle - this is so cute!
    Sandy

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  4. Such a sweet card!! I so adore cats:))
    Thank you so much for joining our challenge at Hjerteboden <3
    Hugs, Camilla

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  5. Such a cute image for the baby card, love the brown backing paper and different approach to what is usually a pink or blue card.

    Sylv xx

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  6. So sweet. Thanks for playing along with us at Hjerteboden. Hug, Janne

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