Sunday, January 6, 2019

PP423 True Kitty Love

Happy Sunday, peeps!  It's back to challenges for the new year for the Paper Players....and we said goodbye to Sandy (sniff sniff) but hello to some new guest designers!  You'll have to pop by to see who they are if you haven't seen already!

Ann is our hostess for our first challenge of January, and here's her theme:

This was a great chance to highlight a new set from the Occasions catalog, Nine Lives!  This set matches the cat punch I already had and it's a fun two-step photopolymer set, so I used it to make a sympathy card for a neighbor who just lost her beloved Fezzywig!! (Love that name!).  So here we go:

I used the sketch from the Global Design Project:

and several images and sentiments from the set with some papers from the Animal Expedition DSP line:

The kitty was stamped with Memento Black and Gray Granite, and I added some shading with a Smoky Slate blend.  The yarn and mouse were stamped in black as well and colored with blends too.  On the inside, I took a sentiment from the other pet set in the new catalog, called Happy Tails, and embellished it with some mats for the inside:

This theme is open wide for any kind of critter! I can't wait to see what everyone creates!  You can check out what the DT created here:

·        Ann
·        Claire
·        Jaydee
·        Joanne
·        Laurie
·        Anne Marie
·        Sandy
·        Su
·        Wanda

Enjoy your day and be blessed!

Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Happy Tails, Nine Lives
Card stock & Papers     Whisper White, Real Red, Animal Expedition DSP
 Ink Memento Black, Lovely Lipstick, Gray Granite
Accessories Dimensionals
Tools     Big Shot, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Rectangle Framelits, SU Blends in Smoky Slate and Real Red


Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

Love this card LeAnne - the pink and greys go beautifully together and I love the way you personalised the colouring of your cat for the recipient too. I couldn’t resist using this sketch to create a canine version! I think these sets will be really popular with the animal lovers out there and cards like yours really show it to best advantage. So cute!

Kampin' Karen said...

I love both of these "critter" sets. I'll probably play at the challenge site. Sandy's link does not go to a Critters challenge. Have a beautifully blessed day.

Wendy said...

What a cute card for a sad occasion but i'm sure this will be much appreciated! So sorry for your neighbors loss. Love the color you made the cat and the strip of cat toys under him. Very cute design, LeAnne! TFS Happy Sunday! :)

Sherry Eckblad said...

Adorable card! Love the color choices.

Wanda Cullen said...

LOVE this sweet card! I just got my Occasions cattie and will have to check out this set!

Lisa Elton said...

Your card is delightful LeAnne! I love this photo of Cassidy. I spy a little bit of green peeking out from under her coat. It made me imagine she had on an elf costume with the hat and her candy cane stripe socks!

Linda Callahan said...

Sweet as can the red bow!

Marlene said...

This card is adorable. Love how you incorporated both the cat and mouse.

lisa808 said...

What a sweet card. Love the bow on the tail. I ordered both the cat and dog sets. Anxiously awaiting their arrival!

Ann Schach said...

A beautiful card, LeAnne. I'm sure it will bring comfort to Fezzywig's owner, and that she will treasure it. It's so perfect it all respects!

laurie said...

Cute set and such a cute card!That cat is adorable with the bow on it's tail!

stampwithsandy said...

You know I love this card, LeAnne! Just adorable! Sorry to hear about poor Fezzywig. I agree, it's a great name!

lichazul said...

lovely card !! LeAnne
have a great day

Claire Broadwater said...

LeAnne, this is so sweet. My Sister is a huge cat person and would love this card. You know I am a huge fan of red, so this card makes me smile! I hope your 2019 is off to a great start, My Friend! XX

Anne Marie Hile said...

Such a sweet card for your neighbor, LeAnne. It’s so hard to say goodbye to our furry family members. I really like the pop of pink and the way you used so many elements in the stamp set. You’ve inspired me to ink it up myself.