Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Crazy Cat


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Anything Goes

This is the challenge to let your imagination run wild and create whatever takes your fancy!
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There's a very basic mistake on my card and I totally blame that the flu I have had has turned my brain to mush.

I wanted to use a Crazy cat from Tim Holtz stamps and decided to use the Simon Says Stamp Falling Rain Background stamp. Using Ranger Clear Embossing Powder and a Clear Embossing Inkpad I stamp and embossed my rain.

Then I used a Ranger Mini Inkpad in Tumbled Glass on a bit of plastic, added water and a large paintbrush painted across the rain drops. I placed this to one side to dry and concentrated on my crazy cat.

I actually used some more mini inkpad and the blending tool to colour my cat, I think they were Spiced Marmalade, Ripe Persimmonn and Rusty Hinge. I cut out four layers, his tail, body, front legs and head. I wasn't bothered that the blended ink went over his eye because I cut them out of a non coloured image to make them stand.

Now my cat is looking up and I decided he needed to look at something so that was why I got out the Simon Says Stamp Cloudy Skies to use the clouds and then I saw the birds so had to use them too.

To finish I used a sentiment that was with the Cloudy Skies and thought it was perfect.

The basic mistake, I should of coloured wash first and stamp with the inkpad, then embossed because my rain is white and looks like snow!

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Lorraine A said...

Super cute card Debby :-) I love the cat looking up to the birds and the falling rain/snow, whatever, looks fabulous! :-)

Lols x x x

Lin said...

I never would have noticed that the raindrops were white, Debby - I'd call it artistic license! What a fun mix of stamps!

Lin said...

I never would have noticed that the raindrops were white, Debby - I'd call it artistic license! What a fun mix of stamps!

Natalia Smith said...

Fabulous card and love the scene x

Sarah said...

Well it looks fabulous to me Debby!! Hope you are soon feeling well again xx

Pat said...

What a fun card Debby and I think your rain looks fine and that lovely marmalade cat looks very worried about getting wet. What cute clouds and birds and a great sentiment to finish. x

Stamps and Paper said...

Great card Debby and I just love those cats


Lorraine said...

A brilliant card Debby, love the crazy cat.
Lorraine x

Chrissy said...

Fabulous fun card Debby and I like the white rain..better than my green rain the other


Viv's Visuals said...

Real fun card Debby!

cotnob said...

Don't be so hard on yourself Debby, it's a super card.

Stephanie Leykauf said...

Adorable card, Debby! Loving the contrast of the aqua background against the kitty!

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Cheryl W. said...

I think your card looks great, Debby. Snow never even entered my mind when I saw it.

Dawn Turley said...

beautifully done. Love the cat

Doreen said...

Love the image and fab details,just

coops said...

So stunning Debby.Brilliant fun image and design :D

xx coops xx

Lynsey said...

Fab card Debby!
Hugs Lynsey x

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

That is totally fun!

Lynne in NI said...

I love these TH cats! I couldn't figure out what your 'mistake' was until you told me ;)