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Thursday, October 1, 2015

You're Purr-fect! The September Card Chain Challenge Reveal!

Happy October (can you beleive it??) - I know. . .time is FLYING by.  Welcome to September's Card Chain Challenge Reveal.  This month I got daring and went with the color palette:

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Yes, the cobalt & Ivory are not on the correct colors, but I figured it out!
 And here is the card I sent Monica in Illinois:

If you follow my blog, you know I love my kitties (and am the proud mom of the Fabulous Feline Five) and I just got this new set from Penny Black so I HAD to break it in.  Before I get to the directions on how I made my card, this is the lovely card I received from Marga, all the way from Spain: (sorry it's a tad crooked - that's MY fault) 
OK, back to my card.  As I said, I used the color palette this month, and to ease myself into that I used one of my favorite subjects, cats.  Interested in duplicating my card? Well, here you go:

How I made my Card
Vanilla Card Base
Penny Black "Nine Lives" set, 30-050
Cobalt, Olive & Vanilla Cardstock
Die-Namics MFT Stitched Oval Stax #MFT-521
Large Cat Punch

I stamped the cat & sentiment, using Ranger ink in Jet Black onto Vanilla card
and cut it out, as well as the layer using cobalt and olive, using the dies from the Stitched Oval Stax. Then I glued them together as shown in the picture.  I felt that the card needed a little bit more of something, so I dragged out my large cat punch (manufacturer unknown) and punched two cats out of the cobalt and two from the olive cardstock.  I placed them as if they were running around the center ovals.  
Thank you so much for stopping by and I hope you will consider joining us at the Card Chain Challenge (here is the link to the FAQ's).  All you need to do is make a card, following the very easy options, and send it off!  Not only do you get to brighten someone's day, you'll also receive a card and get your day brighter as well! It's a win-win if you ask me ~ Fondly, Christi

I would like to enter my "You're Purr-fect" card into the following challenges:
Addicted to Stamps - #146, Clean and Simple
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Scrappy Land - Use an Image & And Any Die Brand They Sell (Die-Namics)
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - #105, Anything Goes w/ a Twist of Pets
TTCRD - Anything Goes, Sept 29 - Oct 5



20 comments:

  1. cute image in the middle of ovale and love all the car DIES you put on your card
    lovely made
    thanks for joining us at ATSM this week
    hugs, Monika

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  2. Aw, what a super cute card, Christi! You can't go wrong using kitties on your cards! I love it! Your friend's card is lovely too!

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  3. well you know how I feel about cats and kittens and most furry 4 legged beings. I like them more than most people except maybe you. I love the card.....of course, I have to say it, it is purr-fect!

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    1. Awwww!! Can't wait to see you - only 2 weeks away!!! <3

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  4. Fabulous and thank you for joining our Challenge at Fan-Tastic Tuesday x

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  5. Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.

    Regards,

    TTCRD DT

    makememories4life {My Blog}

    Through The Craft Room Door

    ttcrd.blogspot.com

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  6. Very cute! Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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  7. Christi, this is OH SO CUTE! How clever to use the kitty die cuts in the corners! Thanks for sharing your pretty project in the Scrapy Land Challenge! Hope you will join us again! hugs and blessings, de {Creative Smiles}

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    1. Thank you SO very much for your kind comments Donna :) Popping over to your blog to check your work out ~ hugs! Christi

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  8. Cute card.... those kitty are lovely! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrapy Land Challenge!!

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  9. Great kitty card. I love the expression on his face, reminds me of my two fur babies when they've been up to no good!
    Thanks for sharing at ATSM this week, Anita x

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    1. He does look a bit smug doesn't he? LOL

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  10. Oh I LOVE the punched kitties around the edges... I have both and MUST CASE this! >^.^<

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