Thursday, 25 May 2017

Law of Cat

Hello.  Welcome.  The challenge over at Dies R Us is shaped cards, so I decided it was time for another outing with the Sizzix Fancy Chair die.  This comes with a matching embossing folder and is a really fun die.  It's quite nice to have a free standing chair, and since Lost Coast have a cat event going on, I decided to fill my chair with a cat.  A happy cat, of course......



How cool is that??!!!  I cut the chair from corrugated card, which gets compressed as it is cut, so gives a nice strong card front, but remains quite light.  I embossed with the matching folder and tinted with Frayed Burlap distress ink.  I embossed some hot pink card and fussy cut the 'upholstery'.  I highlighted some details with a red pen and added some lace to the edge of the cushion.  Went a bit crazy with the pearls!!!   Most of the embossed 'buttons' are covered by the cat so only two pearls on the chair back, so I decided to embellish the chair arms as well.  



The cat is Lost Coast's Happy Cat, stamped wth black archival ink and fussy cut.  I stamped the sentiment with Staz On ink on shrink plastic.  It reads

'she decided to schedule some time each day to be 
overwhelmed by the sheer amazingness of it all'

She is a very wise cat.  

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz

Joining the fun at
Lost Coast Portal to Creativity - Here Kitty Kitty
Dies R Us Challenge 73 - Shaped Cards/Projects
Scrapy Land Challenge 66 - Add pearls and/or Lace
More Than Words Mini Challenge - She 
Mixed Media Monthly Challenge 36 - Put a Stamp On It



9 comments:

  1. I seriously LOVE this! The cat, the sentiment and the bejeweled throne!!! Woohoo! Jo x

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  2. OMG this is toooooo cute! Great job! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Shaped card/project’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

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  3. Ha ha ha love it,such a fun card :)
    Hugs
    Donna xx

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  4. Brilliant Gail, this is where Flearoy was born to sit! Thanks so much for joining in with us again at Lost Coast Designs, and have an inky weekend! Sue xx

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  5. Now that cat makes me smile - this cat has such a Zen look to it! She looks great on that "throne"!

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  6. That is so delightful - I love the kitty and that little chair is just AWESOME !!! xxx

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  7. So cute! This cat make me smile :) Thank you for playing along with us in the DIES R US challenge!
    Barbara
    Dies R Us Challenge Blog DT
    http://carterie-creative.blogspot.fr

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  8. Beutiful card! I love this design and all details! Thank you for joing us at Scrapy Land Challenge! Hugs :)

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  9. How cute is your card!! Thanks for the share and thank you soooo much for playing along with The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge ~ Put a Stamp on it!!!

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