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Dec 31, 2010

Partytime cat

Are you ready to party??? This cute cat, I call him Thomas after my little kittie, surely appears to be LOL.

Our theme today over at Stamp Something is

Glittery Somethings!

Super easy and if you are like me you'll probably add glitter to every single card! So no excuse not to play along!! And as usual we have a great prize up for grabs, this week Simon Says is our fabulous sponsor!!

I decided to use a digistamp from Whimsy Stamps Meljen's Designs for this challenge. I had purchased it when they had a sale last month but hadn't had a chance yet to use it. I thought it would be perfect with new years but since I don't sent out new years cards I decided to make it a birthday celebration card.

It's been colored with derwent coloursoft pencils and then blended with some baby oil. The papers are from My Minds Eye (I think??) and Stampin Up. I embellished with some SU grosgrain ribbon, buttons and then of course glitter. It is however hard to see, but if you click on the card you will get a bigger picture! The sentiment is from a Stampin Up set, I masked the two words so I could use my word window punch to punch them out. To finish it off I did some sewing with my janome mini.

I had posted this picture of my cat before, but wanted to post it again for those of you that haven't seen it yet, so when I look at this image by meljen's I just have to think of my little Thomas. He is such a silly cat! And by the way, sometimes when he meows, it sounds like he's saying "mama". Really crazy!

Other challenges I am entering this to:

That is all for today, hope you are having a FABULOUS new year's eve celebration whatever you may have planned!

I'll be back tomorrow with my Penny Black at All Sorts project for the month of January!



coldwaters2 said...

Oh this is fabulous Ellie I love that fun image and the colours it looks a wonderful colourful design and your kitty looks adorable.
Lorraine x

Anonymous said...

Oh my gosh!! LOOK AT THAT CAT!!! How cute is that!! Such a perfect image to use for a party cat!! LOL!! Brilliant coloring and sparkle!! I love this!! Wishing you all the best for a happy New Year!!HUGS

karen said...

Hi Ellie
ah just stopped giggling, your Thomas is gorgeous, what a great picture. Your card is stunningly gorgeous, just love the colours! Happy New Year, Karenxx

Lorraine A said...

LOL :-) I saw this piccy of your kitten before ,, sooo cute !! and the image is just the same !! perfect match !! This post really made me smile :-) Great card Ellie I LOVE it :-)

Wishing you a very Happy New Year and hope 2011 is a good one for you :-)
Lols x x x

cheryl said...

oh wow this is just gorgoues adore it,beautifull detail and that cat oh how super cute,bless you for playing at the pixie cottage this week,hugs cheryl xxxxxxxx

Edith said...

This is so sweet, love that pic of your kitty and your card, too!
Happy new year!

Sadilla said...

your card is simply stunning!!! I like the colours, the paper the image... and all the details... and your cat is so cute!!!
thanks for sharing at The pIxie Cottage

Random Acts of Krafting said...

What a great card! Thanks for playing with The Pixie Cottage this week. Happy New Year!

bumblebee creations said...

super cute-love the colors you went with! Thanks for joining us at FBD!

Heather said...

Hi Ellie, love your cat - he's adorable....your card is gorgeous, great colour combination and your colouring of the cute Meljen image is fabulous.

Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge,
Heather xx

Unknown said...

What a fun photo and a matching card :) Lovely work!!!
I loved to see this post and thank you for joining Fresh Brewed designs challenge!

Sharon Traynor Designs said...

Fabulous card Ellie. Love the colouring (you really blended with baby oil? How clever!) Beautiful papers and image too.
Thanks for joining us at the Pixie Cottage.
Sharon xx

Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

What an ADORABLE image. I love the sparkle and the twine threaded buttons

The pic of the kitty dancing is priceless!!
Thanks for celebrating with us at Freshly Brewed Challenges.

CarlaKH said...

Gorgeous card- love the shading and that cat is too cute! Glad you could join us at The Pixie Cottage!

Kathryn said...

what an adorable boy! Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes this week, K x