Saturday, July 24, 2010

Purrfect Day

You’ve heard of the dog days of summer?  How about the cat days?:

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Poor Pumpkin…it’s just too hot for her to do anything but lay on the picnic table!  I just happened to make this card today and when I went outside, I had to laugh when I saw her lazing like this!  So here’s the card:

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I always like to have a couple hostess packets ready when I go to a workshop, and I enclose a hand-stamped card with the packet.  I like to use Hostess sets, obviously!  This Long Fellows set is fun and easy to use; this one uses Elegant Soiree DP, the Scallop Trim punch and some Brights buttons.  I used ink and an aquapainter to color in the image which was stamped on Naturals Ivory.   Thanks for visiting and STAY COOL!

  • Stamps:  Long Fellows
  • Paper:  So Saffron, Tangerine Tango textured, Elegant Soiree DP, Naturals Ivory
  • Ink:  Stazon, So Saffron, Tangerine Tango
  • Acc:  Aquapainter, Bright button, floss, Scallop Trim punch

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17 comments:

  1. Poor Pumpkin is right! Imagine how we'd feel if we walked around in a fur coat in this dreadful heat! Whew! I'm loving these loooong critters from this hostess set - too cute!!

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  2. How cute is that card? I hear you with the heat...my poor doggy is just lazing around all day!

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  3. so cute ~ thanks for sharing Leann ~ Denise

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  4. A perfect take on Pumpkin, all stretched out, trying to stay cool! What a cute card. Love those C&S types. Also, love the naturals ivory and white, they are great for coloring.

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  5. How cute (the kittie and the card!)! My dog likes to lay on our picnic table too! Too funny!

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  6. Oh poor Pumpkin! Max hangs out in the house by day, down in the cool basement.
    I love your card. Now that set has some cut animals.

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  7. What a fun card! And Pumpkin is doing what a cat does best--nothing, LOL!

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  8. OMG your card is purrrfect!! And your kitty is the cutest!

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  9. Your post made me smile! Your kitty is adorable and I love this card.

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  10. LOL LOVE it! That cat stamp is awesome. Did you know you can calculate the temperature by the length of a cat? ;) Poor kitty...not so cool having a fur coat this time of year! :)

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  11. Your card is adorable. What a cute stamp! I just love your cat picture. My cats won't even go outside, not even in the morning! Crazy hot here!

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  12. Woooooo hoooooooo! What a perfect stamp for such a WONDERFUL inspiration piece like that guy! Poor PUMPKIN, indeed! {He's BREATH-TAKING! BTW! Ohhhh, I'd just have to squeeze him! Big time!} ADORABLE card! I hope the weather eases up for baby pushin' time! [Hope*hope*hope!} Love you, dear!

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  13. POOR Pumpkin! We let one of our kitties out today and he say under a chair with a towel on it for shade. He couldn't wait to get back inside with the AC!!

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  14. LOVE Pumpkin!! It's been so darn hot.....I think everyone in Southeastern PA can sympathize!! I didn't really like the Longfellows set .....but now that I've seen you make a few cards with it, I'm liking it more and more. Dang it!!!! ;o) Great card!!

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  15. Poor baby! Love the card and really need to ink that set up. Heading east on Thursday and will be aboard on Sunday (for a month)! ~chris

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  16. What a super card, and it fits so wonderfully with you kitty's attitude.

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  17. Poor Pumpkin... what a rough life!

    CUTE card, LeAnne!

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