Monday, February 15, 2021

You Know You Love Me

 


 

Hi, Friends....

I am back with my final card for the Let's Squash It! Challenge.  This time we are to use a Love-Themed Embossing Folder + Red or Pink.  

As I mentioned, I only have one love-themed embossing folder in my stash.  But I still got super-inspired and made several cards all using the sanding technique on Core'dinations cardstock of various colors.

For this card, I used the embossed panel as the background for a sweet NBUS kitty image that the lovely Di Wray sent me as a prize over at her Snippets Playground Challenge.  (THANKS, Di!)  

I kept things understated by not coloring the image, but keeping it in neutral gray with some white gel pen accents. I livened things up a bit by grounding my kitty on some sparkly rhinestone trim.  I used the paw print from the set as corner embellishments.


Supplies used include:
PaperArtsy - SM25 - Cat stamp
Versafine Ink in Onyx Black
Sakura - White Gel Pen
Winnie & Walter - Essentials: Katharine Cutaways die set
- retired

Couture Creations - Smooch embossing folder
Core'dinations Sand-it Gadget
Dollar Store Rhinestone Trim

Hope you enjoyed seeing my sanded dry embossed cards over the last couple of days.  They were a lot of fun to make!  

Everyone be careful in the winter weather much of the USA is having.  We were very spoiled with our unusually mild winter....didn't even have a white Christmas!  But now we are finally getting our winter snow.  I don't mind it at all.....as long as I don't have to go anywhere!!  lol...

Stay healthy and creative!!!


Janis

Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1. Let's Squash It! Challenge #5 - Love themed Embossing Folder + Red or Pink
2.
DL.Art February Linky
3. WordArt Wednesday Weeks #477-478 - AG
4. CARDZ-TV AG Challenge #134
5. SUYP Challenge #63 - AG Cats
6. Creative Inspirations Jan/Feb Challenge - Animal Antics
7. NBUS Challenge #23 - NBUS
8. Cut it Up Challenge #219 - All You Need is Love (use a die cut)


13 comments:

  1. Kitty cards are always awesome. LOVING the rows of bling!

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  2. The background on this is so cute and fun the way you sanded it, and I love the uncolored kitty! Those corner paw prints and all the bling combine for a super cute and fun card!

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  3. Congratulations on the win, Janis! You chose a terrific design to showcase that wonderful stylized kitty kat. I love the way you sanded the e/f and added the pawprints in the corners! Thank you for sharing with everyone at NBUS! Keep well and I hope you didn't get snowed in! Hugs, Darnell

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  4. Dear Janis
    You are lucky that you have one love themed embossing folder. I looked and I have none. It is ok. I am just curious to know how to do the sanding technique. would love if you can explain. Stay safe and blessed With Gratitude

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  5. That is some card! That cat image is hilarious, and I love how you used a bling collar to emphasize the cat's confident attitude!!

    Thanks for sharing at Cut it Up for our All You Need is Love challenge!

    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  6. Beautiful card! Love the kitty cat and the embossing looks amazing. The paw prints finish the crd off purrfectly:) Thank you for sharing with us at Creative Inspirations, good luck.
    Hugs
    Gina xx

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  7. Ah!! How fun and cute!! Love how you used again the embossed core cardstock with that adorable cat!!

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  8. Great background for this fun kitty.

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  9. Great card, Janis! I love that kitty image and how you've put paw prints in each corner of the card - cute! Thanks for playing again at Let's Squash It! So happy that you are one of our regular players, Jo x

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  10. Hi Janis.
    this is so lovely card!

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  11. I love a cat card and this is so cute. Thanks for entering our challenge at Creative Inspirations and good luck Jayne DT

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  12. OOoh super bling and that cat is so cute. Perfect for that lovely embossed background. Thanks for joining the fun at Let's Squash It! Hugz

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Have a lovely day!
<3
Janis