Monday, May 30, 2011

Hugs Card

If you are looking for this week's Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Me Monday post, please go HERE.

It's all about cute critters at My Craft Spot this week. As felines are my favourite critters, I decided to create a card with a cat.  Last week, I saw the Cricut Lite Meow cartridge on sale at our local Walmart and figured that this challenge was a great excuse to pick it up!  As I tend to purchase my cartridges online (they are SO much less expensive this way, often a quarter of the price), it was quite a treat to pick one up and come right home to use it after purchase!
The main image on this card is from the Cricut Lite Meow cartridge and the fence and hill are from Wrap It Up. The fence was embossed using the Cuttlebug Distressed Stripes folder.  I used a floral stamp (manufacturer unknown) to create a pattern on the little girl's dress and her face was stamped with a Peachy Keen stamp. The little girl and her cute critter were popped. The scalloped mat is from Kate's ABCs. I embossed the kraft mat with an Indentz folder and used a Creative Memories corner rounder punch on the mat and card base as well. I inked everything and did some doodling too. To create my sentiment, I used a stamp from My Craft Spot's Sweet Sentiments Set #1. I also used some fabulous Raspberry Truffle crinkle ribbon from My Craft Spot, some embroidery floss and a button to complete the look of the card.  When I showed the card to my youngest, he exclaimed, "That looks just like Electra!" (our cat) which made me smile.

There are some other wonderful projects on display at My Craft Spot to provide inspiration for this week's challenge.  Please go and check them out!  Then create your own cute critter project to link up in order to be eligible for this week's wonderful giveaway.  Also, Kimberly announced last week that My Craft Spot is now selling baker's twine from The Twinery too.  The colours are so bright and fun!

29 comments:

Georgiana said...

So cute! That frame is perfect! I just picked up some kitty stamps yesterday for a really good deal (even though I am a dog lover).

Rhonda Emery said...

this is so cute kate love this . hugs

Judy said...

Really cute card. I hope you enjoy your day.
Judy

jennyplace2 said...

OMG! Now this is just to cute! SALE.... Did you say SALE! Now I will have to go and check out our Wally Mart to see if they have any good deals to fix my scrap booking cravings. Love the colours you used on the card and that little girl holding the poor cat is just adorable. TFS!
Hugs Jenny

Luv Scrapping Together said...

Love your sweet card, Kate. I may have to stalk my WalMart and see if I can catch any deals on the Lite cartridges. I love how you created your own patterened paper.

Hugs, my friend!
~Saundra :)

Cindy said...

Hi Kate,Your card is sooo ADORABLE and SWEET!I love everything about it!!!:)

Sherrie K. said...

Kate, your card is adorable. I love the crinkle ribbon. I have got to get some:)
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Sherrie K. said...

Kate, your card is adorable. I love the crinkle ribbon. I have got to get some:)
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Cely said...

so super cute! and the black kitty looks exactly like my baby Sabotage! :D

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super cute! Love the image and great papers you used on this!

MiamiKel said...

Absolutely delightful!! What a sweet, sweet image - so cute and cuddly! Awesome card, kate! xoxo

Besthobbyeva said...

Kate - this came out awesome. I am loving the ribbon (my favorite) and the little button and tag! Great, another cartridge I have to buy!! That little girl is too cute!!!

Laurie

My 3 E Scrapbooking said...

Awww....I love the kitty critter! It is such an adorable card and I love how you used the ribbon! Perfect stamp for the image! I'm going to Wal-Mart today to see if I can get a deal on this cart too! Great job on the challenge! I'm excited to see everyone's cute critters!
Amber

Jenn said...

Such an adorable card! Love it! I am passing on the Cricut-tastic Award to you! You can pick it up here - http://craftyfulgardens.blogspot.com/2011/05/busy-bee-busy-me.html :)
hugs, Jenn

Angi @ CokiePop said...

Awwww so sweet. Love the look on the face of that cute little kitty. :)

rockpapercricut said...

Your card is SO cute! I'm really loving the tag hanging from the bow. Great job. :)

~Ally

Scrapper69 said...

Oh Kate.... this turned out so CUTE! I LOVE anything with Peachy Keen Stamps.... they just make everything adorable! And I agree with ya about Walmart... I usually purchase all my things online as well because of where I'm located... It would be nice just to go to the store and get it, take it home and try it out is always a nice treat! :o)
Theresa

Sentimental Scrapper said...

Absolutely adorable!! Love the cute little girl with her cat and your bow is fantastic!

Kimberly

April said...

This card is just too cute! I love the face on the little girl. You did a wonderful job on this!

Tammy said...

How adorable is that cut...Love the little kittie in it. A stray cat on our property recently had kittens and boy o' boy they are mighty cute.
Hope you have a wonderful weekend. I need to catch up on your creations.
Smiles...always, Tammy

Tracey said...

Gorgeous card Kate.........the little girl holding the cat is perfect. Thats what they look like when they are being held. Lots of other great details too, embossing and I love that ribbon.

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

What a sweet card...that kitty is so cute.

Melin said...

Hey Kate!!! What a super cute card! I so enjoy your work! Wanted to stop in and say "hey". Thank you for sharing your talents with us! You rock girl!

Melin

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Linda Kaiser said...

Kate, this is super cute! I have two cats and love this card!! Great details as always!

Linda

Audrey Frelx said...

Hi, Kate!!! Your card is just too adorable!!!

I don't think you realize you won my rak on May 23rd. Please send me your address so I can get it out to you. My email address is: audreyfrel@sbcglobal.net.

I'll be seeing you!

Jean said...

This card is so cute!!

Just Jenae said...

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Cynthia Lloréns said...

This is a amazing and stunning card!!!!I just love evrything in here!!!!!This is my first time in here and I loved.I´m follower now.
I wish a wonderful week.
Kisses and huges from Brazil
Cynthia

Dr Sonia S V said...

Such a cute creation Kate. Thank You for dropping by my blog earlier.
Cheers from Bangalore ,India
Dr Sonia S V
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