Sunday, May 12, 2013

Cat's Meow! Lawnscaping Challenge No. 57

Hi!  I'm sharing a card that I made for Lawnscaping Challenge No.57.  It's been quite a while since I played along.  And since I just added a few more sets to my collection, why not jump back in?  And besides...bling?  You bet!

Here's the challenge.
The idea for my card popped into my head almost a week ago.  So, I sketched it out right away.  Cause you know I'd forget it if I didn't.  Seriously.


I had fun with all of the little details on this card.  Yup, it was all in those notes I mentioned.
1. Woodgrain impression plate, then the scoring board to create the "siding" of this kitty's home.
2. Two square dies to create the window frame, adding 1 cross piece to simulate a double hung window.
3. Some patterned paper for the wallpaper.
4. A couple of pieces of coordinating patterned paper for the curtains (yes, I used my paper crimper for those!)
5. I stamped and fussy cut the kitty, then sponged on a little extra gray around the edges.  I gave him some black enamel accents on his nose, and of course...the required "blingy" collar.  :o)
Also, I traced the pattern in the curtains with a clear stardust glitter pen.  Just to add a bit more sparkle.

Well, that turned into a rather long post.  If you stayed with me all the way...thank you!  And thanks for visiting :)




Supplies list ~
Cardstock: white (PTI), basic gray (SU)
Ink: onyx black, smoky gray (Versafine), basic black (SU)
Stamps: critters in the 'burbs (Lawn Fawn)
Patterned paper: patterns pack III (SU...retired)
Other: black enamel accents (Ranger), stardust clear glitter pen (Sakura), green gems (The Paper Studio), double ended banner die, woodgrain impression plate (PTI), classic squares large dies (Spellbinders), scor-pal, paper crimper, foam tape, scor-tape

10 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness so many fabulous details!!

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  2. This is incredible Susie, love all of those wonderful detail, especially the bling collar!

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  3. So cute, I love the window scene :0)
    Brilliant details as Therese said... Love the curtains too.

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  4. That's adorable, Susie!!! Love every little thing about it!

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  5. Awww...just darling! Love that little kitten peeking out from the window! Love those beautiful curtains, too!

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  6. Oooohh this is so cute and gorgeous!! Love the shiny details!

    Thank you so much for joining us at Lawnscaping challenges :)

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  7. Wow, this is so clever!!!! It's awesome!

    Thanks for playing along with Lawnscaping!

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  8. Oh that is just too cute! There are so many great details. I love the curtains and of course the cute kitty!

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  9. So cute, Susie!! Love the window design! Congrats on your Top Mow It All win! Yay!

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  10. I LOVE this card and will definitely be scraplifting it! It is incredible :)

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