Thursday, 26 January 2017

Black Cat or White

Hello.  Welcome.  Woke to blue sky, frosty grass and sunshine, when it cleared the mountain.  So a cold but glorious day.  Spent time in the garden doing some tidying and grooming one of my rabbits who seemed to be having a very bad hair day.  I think this warm winter has confused them as to whether they should be in winter coat or moulting for the spring.  Also took the time to think about a couple of crafty challenges and came up with this.  Uhhh, these.


Went with a pair, but not identical, 10 x 10cm cuties for the De Edel challenge.  Went black and white for Double D and was also inspired by their mood board to use a cat, in this case Cheery Lynn's Funny Cat.  I cut him in black and white and paper pieced to get one cat black and white and one cat white and black.  

Using a few thank you cards this month so for the background I stamped and embossed DRS's Thank You and Lost Coasts Cat Paw Border.  Then I went all smudgy with the black archival.  

Now here's a fun idea!!  I went all smudgy again with the black archival and then embossed it with black embossing powder.  Actually quite a cool background me thinks.  

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz

My monochrome beauties are joining the fun at
De-Egel Januari Challenge 26
Double D Challenges - Black and White 
Scrappelyst Grublis for Januar - Monokromatisk
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes 
Happy Little Stampers January - Anything Goes With Dies   

14 comments:

  1. What a cool idea Bunny and they both look awesome! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘BLACK & WHITE’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop in for a visit!

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  2. Love your twofer puddy tats!
    Thanks for joining us at HLS.

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  3. Super that you join our January 26 10x10 cm Challenge !
    Thanks for your participation and good luck.

    {Challengeblog De Egel}
    {Hobbywinkel De Egel}

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  4. I love your funny cats so much! The sentiment on the first card is a perfect companion, too. What a treat! These made me smile, so thank you! And thank you for playing along in our Black and White challenge at Double D!

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  5. Gail, your cat cards are adorable! I love the background you created on the second one. Thanks for joining the Double D Black and White Challenge.

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  6. Cute cards. Thanks for joining us at Scrappelyst :)

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  7. Fun cards, Gail! I love doing that same effect with embossing powder for a grungy look. My technique is a little different, but it achieves a similar look.

    We are still buried in snow here in Idaho.....not a lot for many parts of the world, but a lot for us. We keep getting another light snow and I am going to have to relent and start digging out a path for the swinging door to my chicken yard. As it is, I can only open it far enough for me to squeeze in and I have to walk all hunched over in there because the snow is so high that I can't stand up straight in some places. Every so often, we have a sunny day that barely reaches above freezing and a little of the snow melts. On those days, my chickens act like the happiest little birds in the world!! The sunshine lifts all our spirits!

    Have a great weekend!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  8. Cool cats! Black or white I'll love them all.

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  9. Cool cards, they stan out from alot of the cardmaking we see today. Thank you for sharing them with us @ Scrappelyst :)

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  10. What a funny black and white cards Gail. Thank you for joining the challenge at "De Egel".
    Greetings Miranda (dt-De Egel)

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  11. Woww these cats are awesome,
    very nice and funny cards ☺
    Thanks for joining our "10x10" Challenge at De Egel !
    Hugs Erica
    {Heidebloempjuh}
    {DT De Egel}

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  12. super fun!! Thank you for playing along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!!

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  13. So cute! What a fun card.Thanks for playing along with Happy Little Stampers!

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  14. Such a nice cards! Thanks for joining us at 'de Egel'.
    Good luck!
    GerJanne

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