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Saturday, April 2, 2016

Twofers #17 ~ They Say It's Your Birthday!!

Jane chose Twofers theme for this challenge and it just so happens to be Zoe's 60th birthday.  I know how much Zoe loves cats and I just got the Cat Crazy Stamps and Framelits (because I'm a tad cat crazy, too) and I had a GREAT time coloring these guys in.  Here is my card:


How I made my Card:
White Card Base
Tim Holtz Cat Crazy Stamps, #CMS251
Sizzix/Tim Holtz Cat Crazy Framelits, #661209
Tim Holtz Crazy Things Stamps, #CMS237
Tim Holtz Crazy Things Framelits, #660953
Tim Holtz Crazy Talk, CMS236
Sizzix/Tim Holtz Labels #660060
Derwent Colored Pencils
Blender Pen
Watercolor Paper
Pop Dots

I colored in both cats and the balloons with my Derewent Pencils, then cut them out using the matching die cuts.  I wasn't positive of how I was going to attach the dies but I ended up just gluing the cats and balloons to the card base.

I also put a sentiment on the inside of the card, I searched forever to find a free font that matched the font used on Crazy Talk and I think I hit the jackpot with Arsenale White and I got it free from DaFont - just click the link to get it for yourself!

I don't typically decorate the inside of my cards, but I really I felt that everyone needed to know what happened to that loud mouthed bird.  So I printed out the internal sentiment and cut it our using the Labels set from Tim Holtz.  Pop dotted that to the inside of the card and after I glued a few pieces of feathers onto the hungry cat, I was done.

Now it's your turn to get a birthday card together and enter it in the Twofers Challenge.  You could win a $15 Gift Certificate to Alleystamp!!


Have a great day!! Christi

I am entering my Birthday Card into the following challenges:
Alphabet Challenges - C is for Cat
Aud Sentiments - Happy Birthday
SUYP - #4 Lucky Kitties
Allsorts - #357, Humorous  

12 comments:

  1. your card makes me laugh! it's so much fun! I have the crazy birds, but these cats are next on my list. :)

    Thank you for joining our 'Birthday Sentiment or the Number 6' challenge at Aud Sentiments! :)

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  2. Christi this card is so cute and so much fun. I really laughed when seeing the inside. Great font you found....you also did a great job on the coloring... Just perfect looking shading etc.
    Thank you for sharing. You are so creative.
    Hugs from Monica... Spain

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  3. Fabulous cards - I love those crazy cats!
    Kath x

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  4. Hahahaha !! Brilliant and so funny !! Those cats really are crazy cool :-) Thank you for purring along to SUYP Cats Challenges :-)

    Hugz
    IKE x

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  5. Thanks for that, my iPad got sprayed with coffee when I read the inside! You did an amazing job of matching up the font, such a great card. Cara x

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  6. A great card for our them this week Christi and such a fun cat, many thanks for joining us at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

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  7. Fun image on a great card, thanks for sharing at Alphabet Challenge.

    Pat xx

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  8. I love your cats. The coloring is fantastic, perfect for these crazy cats.

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  9. I love your cats. The coloring is fantastic, perfect for these crazy cats.

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  10. How cute and funny is this card. I love the guilty cat and the cat on the inside.. busted.. Funny and so glad you shared over at Aud Sentiments. Really made me laugh.

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  11. Oh what a super fun card, I love the inside! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!
    Tammy x

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  12. What a fun card for Zoe--she loves it, I know!

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