Monday, March 12, 2012

My Heart Belongs to You - Lion Card

This week's theme at Fantabulous Cricut is "In like a lion".  We're challenging you to use any sort of cat on your project (i.e., a lion, tiger, feline domesticus, etc.).


I chose to use a lion and used Zooballoo to make my shape card.  Even the grass is from Zooballoo - although I did add an extra layer of grass underneath which was hand cut using my Martha Stewart "grass" scissors.  The lion's mane was run through the Cuttlebug using D'Vine Swirls.  I did some inking and doodling, added Glossy Accents to the nose and attached some googly eyes.  I also punched a little heart for my lion.


Inside, I stamped a sentiment from My Craft Spot's Always and Forever set.  The little heart next to my signature is from the same set and was strategically placed to cover a little ink mishap I had!  I decided to sign my card so that the heart didn't look out of place but will write more in the card later.  I will give this to my husband on Thursday - to celebrate 23 years since the day we first met.  I'm so thankful that our paths crossed back on March 15, 1989!!

Please head over to Fantabulous Cricut to see what the rest of the design team has created.  There's a lot of new talent this term and there are some great projects to see this week!  Don't forget to link up your own "In like a lion" craft too!

25 comments:

CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

This is really cute!! Love the heart on the lion and how sweet to give it to your husband. wow 23 years ago, i was not quite 4 when you met your husband. I never would have guest that you have been together that long!!
Kristan

Sonya said...

What a sweet card--and congrats on 23 years! Wishing you many, many more together!

~Tammy~ said...

This is so sweet!

Tanya said...

aawww....so, so cute! I love that you made this cute little guy into a shape card! It turned out so very cute with that sweet little face and googly eyes. Congrats on 23 years together, that is a wonderful accomplishment. Isn't it amazing how quickly those years pass by? My hubby and I will celebrate 32 years in May and it still seems like yesterday that we said "I do"!

Angi said...

Soooo super fun! And big congrats to both of you!

Beckie said...

He's a cutie pie!!!

Be blessed, Beckie

Arcy Scraps said...

this lion is so cute! I love how you embossed its "fur"! Looks great!! PS Congrats on the 23 years, i bet they flew by!
♥ Cyndy

Anna K said...

This is a really cute card!

Megan said...

Congrats on twenty three years! I love this lion! Absolutely adorable!

Amy said...

What an adorable card- love the fun shape and you did an awesome job on the doodling! Congrats on your anniversary- I just had my 23rd on 3/4- the time sure does fly by doesn't it??? Wishing you many more happy years :)Amy

Sherrie K. said...

What a super sweet card:) I love the embossing too:) So cute!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Tammy said...

Congrats on 23 years. Love shaped card this one is fabulous.

Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

Such a cute little lion. Love the little heart and the googly eyes. Congrats on your anniversary.

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

This is so adorable!
Carri~abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

Cricut Couple said...

This is ADORABLE!!! I love it!!!

Cindy said...

OMG your card is just ADORABLE!AWESOME job with all the great details and LOVE the embossing, Congrats on your anniversary.:)

Karen H said...

What a sweet card for a sweet occasion! :o) I'll never tire of any mention of your sweetie pie... I just love how much you love each other. :o) This card is precious! I love the embossing, the fun googly eyes (perfect for a hubby card!), and the sweet little heart and sentiment inside. Beautifully done as always, my friend. :o) Wishing you and your hubby extra love and blessings today!

Hugs and blessings!
http://kaleidoscopicsparkles.blogspot.com

Karen said...

I love this little lion and your touches with the swirl embossing folder and litte red heart on the front of the card. Not to mention the nice recovery with the mishap on the inside. It has happened to me many times.

scrapqueen141 said...

Very cute card. And yet another cartridge that I've had forever, yet barely used. I need to get cricuting, thank you for the inspiration and glad to be serving with you on the FCCB DT!
http://scrapqueen141.blogspot.com/

Creative Cutter Room said...

Love your card so fun! The heart is an awesome touch. TFS Cathie
www.creativecutterroom.com

CraftyJAR said...

Very cute! I love the sentiment and love the stitching details.
Judy

Lisa said...

Oh my gosh, this is so cute!! I love the embossing and doodling on the mane!! The heart is so sweet!! What a fabulous card, Kate :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Debbie said...

What a cute card!!! I love the little heart!!!

Audrey Pettit said...

My gosh! Tooo, toooo cute!

Sentimental Scrapper said...

This is adorable, Kate! I love how you embossed the lion's mane!

Congrats on 23 years together!