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Saturday, February 20, 2016

Challenge #14 ~ ANYTHING GOES at Twofers!!

For this challenge at Twofers, the lovely Jane has decided to go with ANYTHING GOES ~ you can't get a much easier challenge than that (provided you follow our rules).  I took the opportunity to use one of my very favorite stamp sets, Newton's Antics from Newton's Nook and a brand new set of 72 (!!) Derwent Inktense pencils my Valentine gave to me (I am SO blessed!).  This time I kept the cats relativily natural looking, but watch out - I can feel some colorful creations coming my way!
How I made my Card:
Red Card Base
White Card Panel
Newton's Nook Newton's Antics Stamp & Die Set
Paper Smooches Charmed Cat 2 Set
Derwent Inktense Pencils
Ranger Archival Ink in Jet Black
Wendy Vecchi Ink in Red Geranium
Glitter Paper Punched Heart
Paw Print Charm (colored silver with leafing pen)
Dove Blender Pen
Pop Dots

I began my card by stamping the cats with the Jet Black ink on watercolor paper.  I colored them in using the Inktense pencils, and die cut them out.  
Dimension

I set the kitties aside and stamped the sentiment from Paper Smooches on white card using the geranium ink (by the way, if you are looking for a real red, Wendy Vecchi's is the BEST red ink I've found; archival, water proof and has matching embossing powder). I cut the sentiment out and edged it using the geranium ink as I didn't want it to blend in with the white panel.  I attached the sentiment, and glued with glitter paper heart on the end of it, finishing it off with the cute charm of a cat paw print.

I pop dotted the pair of felines onto the panel and I was done! The kitties look like they are in deep snuggle mode and I just think they are so freakin' cute! I hope you enjoyed my little tutorial and that you will join us over at TWOFERS, you might even win a $20 gift certificate to Alleystamp! Thanks so much, Christi

PS: Don't forget to enter my blog candy since you are here :)

Another Look :)
I would like to enter my Kitties card in the following challenges:
Aud Sentiments - #149, Cute & a Sentiment
Addicted to Stamps - #181, Anything Goes
SUYP - #3, Kitty Love
Cuttlebug Mania - I {heart} You
The Cat's Pajamas - #308, Use an Animal
Crafty Catz - #312, CAS
Eureka Stamps - #180, Feathers & Fur

12 comments:

  1. Absolutely gorgeous! I love that stamp and can't wait to see what else you do with it
    Jane

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  2. How fabulous that is. :-) A wonderfully simple design showcasing your gorgeous colouring on the super cute kitties. I have fallen in love with Newton :-D How marvelous to get that huge stash of pencils too - lucky you :-D
    Thank you for purring along to SUYP Cats Challenges :-)

    IKE x

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  3. Adorable CAS design, Christi. Thanks for sharing with Eureka Stamps this week.

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  4. Lovely card. super cute and I love the little paw print. Thanks for joining us this week at Eureka Stamps. Karal Dt

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  5. What a sweet image - a sweet CAS designed card. Thank you for joining the TCP Tuesday challenge at The Cat's Pajamas.

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  6. Absolutely darling card, Christii! I love the red glitter heart with the sweet charm!

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  7. This is so sweet, thank you for joining us at Eureka, I hope you'll join us in our new tic tac toe challenge!
    Marji DT

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  8. Very cute and simple. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments, Heather

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  9. Beautiful card. Such cute cats

    Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Catz.

    Tracey DTxx

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  10. I love your kitty, they are so cute and definitely steal the show here! Thanks so much for playing along with us at TCP Tuesday!

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