Thursday, March 19, 2015

I Like People.....or Not. Friends with Flair 3-20




"My cat does not talk as respectfully to me as I do to her."
                                                                               -------Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette

Hi, Friends......

I am here with a super-fun card for this week's Unity Friends with Flair.  I received this sentiment in a Unity grab bag some time ago and it sat unused in my stash.  It didn't really seem like something I would put on a card.  I didn't have a clue how to use it.......


UNTIL..............................



........I came up with the idea of putting it with a CAT!!!!  lol......

I just got this brand-new Paper Smooches - Feline Friends, and couldn't wait to use it!!!  (THANKS, PS!!!)  I used patterned papers from the DCWV Pet Stack, which I inked with Distress Inks - Walnut Stain and Barn Door.  I stamped the kitty and the sentiment in brown and heat embossed with clear powder.  Love the little guy with the googly eyes that look a bit worried and confused!!  lol...   I even like how the ink doesn't quite give full coverage and so the tummy is lighter than the rest of the kitty. 

A bit of thrift store burlap ribbon and some baker's twine (with one tail left long for kitty to play with!) finished this card off nicely.  I LOVE how it turned out!!!!  Hope you do, too!!!

Have a wonderful weekend, everyone!!!

<3
Janis

Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1. Unity - Friends with Flair Link-Up 3-20
2. MFP Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge #253 - Use 4 offset layers
3. Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Lions and Lambs, Oh My! - Any Animal
4. DL.Art Thankful Thursday Challenge #152 - Anything Goes (alt. Thank You)
5. 4 Crafty Chicks #238 - Inspirational Photo


59 comments:

  1. This is so true with cats it is the purr fect sentiment. I love it.
    I saw this on Unity FWF. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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    1. Sorry to be late on leaving replies!! Thank you, Diana, for your sweet comment!!!

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      Janis

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  2. Truly genius to pair this sentiment with a cat. Purrrfection!

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    1. Thank you so much, Lucy! Your comment made my day!!!

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      Janis

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  3. This is purr-fect. Soo cute {and true. lol} Thanks for sharing.
    {I spotted you on Unity FWF today}
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly {blogspot

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    1. Thank you, Dawn! I appreciate your visit so much!!!

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      Janis

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  4. What a cute, cute card!! LOVE!!!

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    1. Thank you so much, Kary!!!!

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      Janis

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  5. This is cute. I love the idea...and on the inside you could write "you're lucky you in the like too much category...something like that anyway?

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    1. I LOVE your idea on what to write inside!!! Thanks for that great idea!!!

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      Janis

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  6. Very fun card. Love those papers and all the little touches. Hugz

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    1. Hehehehehe.....isn't it, though!! Ha. Thanks for stopping by!!!!

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      Janis

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  8. This is a super fun card,love the colurs.xxx

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    1. Thank you so much, Doreen!!! The colors aren't very springy, but I love that combo, too!!!

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      Janis

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  9. Janis I love what you are doing with your scrap Thanks for sharing at SF&F MFP >>>>>>>>Lis

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    1. Thank you so much, Lis!!!!

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      Janis

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  10. Super cute! Love the papers and colors you used.

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    1. And, thank you for sharing with us at MFP Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge!

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    2. Thanks, Vickie!!!! I appreciate your nice words!!!

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      Janis

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  11. Perfect sentiment for a cat! I have this pet stack paper too and love it for dog/cat cards.

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    1. Thank you, Sue!!! I don't think I had used this stack before. It's one that was on a Hot Deal at JoAnns and I might have gotten a discount besides that. Of course, I could NOT pass it up!!! :)

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      Janis

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  12. Hi Janis! Your card is really cute & fun. I also like how you left one tail of the twine long for kitty to play with.

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    1. Thanks for mentioning the long end of the twine. I thought that kitty needed something to cheer him up!! :)

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      Janis

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    1. Hehehe....Thanks so much, Linda!!!!

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      Janis

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  14. Oh gosh, that's so cool. Perfect sentiment for a cat and perfect papers too!

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    1. Thanks, Lorraine!! Your comment made me smile!!!

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      Janis

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  15. I love this tag. I forgot I had this stamp. But what a great choice to pair it with a kitty. Thank you for sharing.

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    1. I'd love to see what you do with yours, too!!! Thanks so much for dropping in!!!

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      Janis

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  16. That's the trick! If you have a sentiment you don't know how to use, just pair it with a cat and see what happens! This card has me laughing so much that my hubby called down from upstairs to see what was going on! Everything about this design is perfect! I really love the papers you used and the twine and burlap that give it an edgy distressed look. That googly eyed kitty is the BEST!! Also really like the long, tall format and your wonderful use of the mixed patterned papers. I'm going to have to tag this as a real favorite! Ten meows for this one!

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    1. Hehehee.....Karen, your comment totally made my day! lol....
      LOVE your idea of pairing up those misc sentiments with cats. I bet I can do that with some of my other unused ones!!!
      Thanks for mentioning the googly eyes. I was undecided as to whether I should use them or not, but I am glad I went ahead and did. Thanks so much for your fabulous comment!!

      <3
      Janis

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  17. That really does become the perfect sentiment with the addition of the cat! Very clever and a cute card and color combo too!

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      Janis

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  18. Such a beautiful card! Love the fun sentiment. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

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    1. Thank you, Meihsia, for stopping by on your rounds to leave such sweet words!!!

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      Janis

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  19. This is a super fun card! I love the pairing of this sentiment with a kitty!

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    1. Thank you, Dawn. I am so glad others thought this sentiment went well with a kitty, too!!!!

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      Janis

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  20. This card is so great because OMG who doesn't feel like that quote sometimes?!??!

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    1. Hahaha...it is true, but still not something I would want attributed to me on a card. But a cat.....that's okay! :) Thanks so much for stopping in!!!

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      Janis

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  21. Your sentiment is perfect for a cat card!

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    1. Thank you so much, Barbara!!!

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      Janis

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  22. This is so adorable and cute! The kitty is purr-fect! Love the googly eyes! That sentiment is awesome! I love the kitty papers! Wonderful card!

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    1. Thank you, KT!! You are my standard of excellence for cat cards, so I really appreciate your sweet words!!!

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      Janis

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  23. hahahaha! Made my laugh out loud the minute I saw it! Thanks.

    Kim
    Craftisan Studios
    Design Team Showcase

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    1. Hehehehe.....thank you for your wonderful comment. You made my day!!!

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      Janis

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  24. What a perfect sentiment to put with a cat image! I love all the fun details you added, like a longer piece of twine for the cat to play with! LOL Grumpy cat is too funny too :)

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    1. Thanks so much, Carol. I appreciate you mentioning the twine for the cat toy. I really liked that little detail. :)

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      Janis

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  25. Hi Janis!
    I am in LOVE with this! You are so clever pairing the sentiment with a cat! Perfect!! And thank you so much for your super sweet comment on my blog today! You made my day! I have been smiling so long my face hurts! Thank you so much for that! YOU are awesome!!
    xxDaniella

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    1. Thank you so much, Daniella, for your awesome comments on my cards!! I am so glad to have gotten acquainted with you!!!

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      Janis

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  26. Hahahaha!! You found a pawsitively AWESOME use for the sentiment!! Perfect to be paired with a cat. :) I am having difficulty typing from all the laughing. Once again, every element is perfect...the papers, the design, the distressing, the burlap peeking from behind the sentiment and poor, confused kitty, and the longer piece of twine for the kitty to play with...you thought of everything!! This card is simply too cute for words. Thank you for always finding a way to brighten my day and put a smile on my face!!! You are amazing, and I am happy this craft introduced us!! ♥

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    1. Thank you, Carolyn, for your encouraging and sweet comments!!! I appreciate so much you stopping by! Thanks for mentioning abt the burlap, too. I really liked that "scratchy" texture with the kitty. I am really glad to have gotten to know you, too!!!!

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      Janis

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  27. Haha, made me smile. Super fun card with that sentiment. Cute kitty too.

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    1. Thanks so much, Gaylynn!!! I appreciate your always sweet comments!!!

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      Janis

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  28. Love it! This quote is just perfect for my cat!! Love the colors too! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week.
    Tina - DT

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    1. Thank you so much, Tina, for coming by to visit!!! I appreciate your nice words and hope you will come back often!

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      Janis

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THANK YOU so much for taking the time to leave a comment. Your kind words encourage me so very much!!!

Have a lovely day!
<3
Janis