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Thursday, July 14, 2011

How Much For That Kitty In the Window?

Hello my blogging friends! It has been a busy week but I feel like I’ve been productive. Although I haven’t gotten a lot of crafting done, I got a ton of things completed for work and I did some organizing around the house. I have a friend that is having a sale of crafting supplies in her home next week end and I was able to get some stuff together to include in the sale. I hope it sells so that I can spend the money on new, fun crafting supplies.

<Insert smooth segue here – ha ha ha> Speaking of new crafting goodies, Meljen’s designs released some new digi stamps today. You can get them at Whimsy Stamps. One of the new images is Window Kitty, which I used in my project.

What do you think of my button flower? I wanted to try something new. I made it using glue dots, twine, and buttons of course. I only had to pry it off my desk a few times before I had it completed. (It’s a great way to use up some of my stash of buttons and twine!)

The challenge this week at the Meljen’s Designs blog is “Buttons & Bows”. We would love for you to play along with us. You can link up your project and find all the details at the Meljen’s Designs blog. When you are there, you can see all the inspiring projects from the DT for the challenge.

Before I finish up, here is a peek at all of the new digis being released today. All are available at Whimsy Stamps.

Whimsy Stamps is releasing their new rubber stamps and dies for July on the 15th. Sneak peeks are available on the Whimsy Inspirations blog. Don’t forget to hop along with the talented Whimsy rubber stamp designers for prizes starting on July 15th.

While you are here, don’t forget to check out my blog candy. Click on the photo to go to the blog post.

Thank you for stopping by!

Supplies:

  • Stamps: Window Kitty by Meljen’s Designs on Whimsy Stamps
  • Inks: None
  • Papers & CS: Papertrey kraft & dark chocolate CS, My Mind’s Eye Stella & Rose Gertie papers
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Copic markers, Stampin’ Up word window punch, Martha Stewart circle punch
  • Embellishments: Papertrey button twine, misc. buttons & lace

Challenges:

74 comments:

Georgei said...

very cute card like the cat in the window
and the color of your card stock
thank for showing

Crafty Cre8tions said...

That flower is phenomenal!!! What a great image by Meljen designs! I remember my cat waiting at our window like that :)

Glad you got some stuff done! Hope your crafting stuff sells, so you can buy more :)
Maria

Sussie said...

This card is adorable!
I love how you made the flowerbutton and the sewing on the different layers.
Have a great friday!

Sonya said...

Your button flower is very clever and I just love that image. Glad you joined us at Use It Tuesday this week!!

KarenB said...

Gorgeous card - I love your attention to detail and I love the button flower :)

Chelsea said...

Soooo cute!

Faye said...

What a fantabulous card, love the gorgeous image. Thanks for playing at Cupcake this week and Good Luck. x

Kim Marie said...

Love this! the stitching is to DIE for :)
Kim Marie

Jennifer Scull said...

what a precious card! our poor little kitty just passed away a few days ago, so this image really touches my heart. will have to head to the shop to take a look.
love that twine flower! so clever!

Davi said...

So very pretty Cheryl..I love all the layers, stitching and lace with the lovley image. That is a very cool loopy button flower too :)

silkeshimazu said...

Adorable, love the button flower and stitching!

Donna said...

Such a beautiful card Cheryl, love the image and your gorgeous twine flowers! Thank you so much for joining in the fun with us at Cupcake this week :) Donna x

Liz, said...

Love what you did with the button, fab card, Liz x

MARY B said...

Fab card all that stitching is superb. Mary x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card I like the image and the design,
Kevin xx

Peggy said...

Wow. This card is great! I love what you did with the button! Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

Jani said...

Awww Cheryl! What a cute card you made!
The flower looks gorgeous and the colours of your card are brilliant!
Thanks for joining us at CFAS!
Jani x

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx

Tammy said...

Oh this is sooo sweet Cheryl! I love that image!! Gorgeous papers and stitching!

Wedgie said...

Beautiful card, I love your digi and I love all the stitching, its fab! Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week. Wedgie xxx

Jan said...

Lovely card, fab image thanks for joining us at CFAS xx Jan DT

Dorcas said...

I totally adore this layout with the window and that button is way cute! Love it!

Kathy said...

Cheryl, what an adorable card! Love the sweet image, your lovely papers and the button flower is so cute.

Karin said...

Super cute! Love the kitty image and your creative flower is awesome! I saw some yarn flowers at Michaels not too long ago, and thought I might give making those a try. Your's turned out so well, maybe this is the push I need!

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Fantastic, such a lovely image.

Jen said...

Gorgeous card, love the papers , the stitching and the flower.
Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Ann's this week.
Jen x

Cindy Haffner said...

FABULOUS Cheryl I love your layers!~

Pinkllilac said...

Love the card Cheryl and the image is beautifully coloured,have a great day .
Hugs Linda

Jenni said...

Very cute card and love your button flower! Thanks so much for joining in with us at Cardmadfairy's Digi Days.
Jenni x

Shelly Schmidt said...

Darn cute card! The image is darling and the button and twine is awesome.

Ann Whitfield said...

This is fabulous Cheryl, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Anita said...

Beautiful card Cheryl. Love those pretty papers and the button flower looks fantastic, especially since it sounds like it may have been glued to your desk a couple of times lol!

Karen B. said...

This is adorable!

Emily Leiphart said...

This is beautiful, Cheryl! I love the kitty on the window ledge and the twine flower is fabulous!

Elisabeth said...

OMgosh, what a gorgeous card, love all the details here!

Amber R. said...

Too cute, love the layout and that stamp is adorable!

Dixie said...

Love this new image! So very sweet, and what a gorgeous card you've made to showcase it. Love the papers you've chosen, and that twine and button flower is just genious!

Dragonlady said...

Awww how cute, love all the stitching too. Thanks for playing at Aud Sentiments.

Hugs Ali x

PS I would love you to join in my candy if I have already asked sorry!!!!

Alicia said...

This card is lovely. I love the stitching all around the edges. I really love stitching on cards at the moment. The button flower is cute and different.
Alicia xx

Fiona said...

lovely card and fab colouring. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week.

Fi
x

Audrey Pettit said...

Wow, there you go again, Cheryl! This is fabulous!! SO beautiful! I am in awe of all your layering and love the combo of papers and colors you used. All the stitching adds such a nice touch of detail, and the lace and image are just gorgeous. And SO in love with your button flower. That is just brilliant!

deesdesigns said...

Cute stamp! LOVE your button flower - you know we are all going to CASE this idea, don't you ;-)I'm so glad you were able to join us for our Two Words or more Sentiment Challenge at Aud Sentiments!

Лілюська-Lilia said...

Beautiful card!!! I like it's mood. Feels a bit lonely but cozy as well...

BLJ Graves Studio said...

Such an adorable card. I love that little kitty.

Marlene said...

Fabulous card, Cheryl....loving the twine you fashioned around that button, too!

Gemma said...

a lovely creation! Thanks for sharing with us at AUD Sentiments :) Gemma

Karen said...

Great card Cheryl and what a fab flower, never seen one like that before. Thanks for joinnig us at DDSC.
xx

Sue said...

Hi Cheryl, Love the papers and colours on this card. Really gorgeous. And the cute little cat on window sill is so sweet!

I LOVE your button!! It looks really fab.
Sue xx

Happileigh Scrappin' said...

Your card is fabulous! Love the papers and especially the string and button flower. I have to try that one. Thanks for joining us at Happileigh Scrappin' this week.

WencheP said...

This is so sweet. Love the little cat looking out of the window.... Thank you for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Shelby Goolsby said...

This is so cute!!Such pretty papers and what a cute flower.

craftybunny said...

Beautiful card.Love your flower.It's so pretty and delicate.Fits in perfectly with the lace.Thanks for joining us at DDSC :D
Lisa x

Karen said...

Wow! What a fabulous flower! And one I most definitely have to try! I love it! Thank you so much for joining us at DDSC this week for our Make Your Own Flowers Theme. Hugs, Karen.xx

princesskitten said...

fab layout

Kitten DYSU team

dj1952 said...

Love your card. It's funny how cats and even dogs love to look outside. Your button flower is awesome! Has the twine been stiffened with anything? Great idea. Thanks for joining us at DDSC, and we look forward to seeing more of your beautiful work. Hugs, dj

lalkygirl said...

what a stunning card cheryl,so many delightful details,i love it and your colouring is perfect
tracey x

xiumaiyuki said...

That button flower is adorable!!! and it goes so perfectly well with this amazing card. You always know how to create such sweet sceneries. I LOVE them all!

Made by Mandy said...

Fabulous Card, your button flower is amazing, I may have to try it myself :)

Many thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at OSAAT, hope you will join us again.

Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)

Audrey said...

What a gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Debs said...

OMG I love it what a great layout and super flower, gorgeous creation, thanks so much for joining our "Anything Goes" challenge at One Stitch at a Time this week
Debs R
xxx

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Stunning Cheryl!! I just love the stitching, the combo of dp, and the coloring of the image!
hugs,
Chris

Anne Marie said...

Awesome! Love that button flower ad that sweet little kitty! As always, your mix of color and paper is perfect. Such a sweet card! :)

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Wow its so cute dear. I luv it.

Stempeltiger said...

Simply beautiful Cheryl!
Adorable image, wonderful papers and a gorgeous button flower.
Great work.
Hugs, Swantje

Nancy said...

What a beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with us at Use It Tuesday!

Jennipher Lowery said...

Super cute card. Just stopping by to see what the current challenge was for Sentimental Sundays since it hasn't been posted to the blog yet. Love what you did with the challenge.

Starla B. said...

How cute!! Love the stitching.

Thank you for playing with us this week at Happileigh Scrappin'!

xx Star

JOAN said...

OMG!! Your card is amazing!!! Love that image. Thank you for joining us at Do You Stack Up. Joan

Ren-Yi said...

i do love that twine flower. super creative! I might have to CASE it! The kitty is too cute and i love how neat your stitching looks!

Ren-Yi said...

Oops Thanks for playing along with us at DYSU.

Haven_mom4 said...

love the twine and button flower. Thanks for joining us @ Use it Tuesday-Haven

Tracey Brossart said...

Wow I love, love this card! Amazing layout and arrangement of everything! Awesome little flower too...I think that's my fav part!! Great job! :D

Hugz,
xx Tracey xx

Carrie Sampsel said...

Really Really cute card. I just love the image and the layout.

rockwelldesigns said...

Hi Cheryl, LOVE this card! Love the twine and stitching detail. I have been playing around with digital stamps lately and these images are really sweet.

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