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Sonntag, 1. Mai 2022

Cats

 Hello and welcome to the May challenge at Country View Challenges!

The theme this month is "Cats & Dogs", hosted by my talented teamy Rachel.

I really like dogs, but my heart belongs to cats. I always had one or more cats in my life from childhood until now and I really love these confident, independent but also clingy creatures.

And of course I made a card with a cat.


For this card I used a elder stamp from LaBlanche - it was a stamp set with cats, a dog and a pony.
This one is so very adorable, I really love, how detailed and lifelike it is!

First I stamped the cat face on my card topper and drew a circle with a pencil around the face. Then I grabbed DI kitsch flamingo, milled lavender and speckled egg and blended the inks with a domed foam applicator. For more interest I used a stencil and went over it with the same colour of the background. Some water drops completed the background.


Next I stamped some paw prints with DI brushed corduroy and darkend the edges of my paper with it too. Then I samped the lovely cat again and coloured it with DI (brushed corduroy again), gave her green eyes and made some highlight with a white gel pen. I cut it out in a circle. Lastly I stamped the sentiment with black Archival ink, matted the focal point and the sentiment onto cardboard for some dimension. Then I glued both onto my card topper, alining with the cat underneath.

The sentiment is in German an it says:

Not all Angels have wings,
some have whiskers.






That´s it for today, I hope you will find time to join in with our challenge this month, as you know, you can win a 20 £ voucher for the shop!

Well, and now I don´t want to introduce you my two beloved furr babies Lucy and Oskar:

This is Lucy - she is a little Diva =)

....and this is her brother Oskar. He is the most adorable cat I ever had! 💗


Thank you for your visit and happy May!

6 Kommentare:

  1. This is a great card Evelyn. That cat image is fantastic. Have a lovely month of May ! Corrie xx

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  2. Such a gorgeous card! I love your design with the paw prints and pretty cat, the green eyes look so beautiful 😁. Your fur babies are super cute too! Happy May! Hugs Jo x

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  3. Love this Evelyn. Lots of character in the cat face.

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  4. Gorgeous card - oh and your fur babies are just purrrrfect xx

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  5. Evelyn your card is beautiful and I've loved seing how you've made it. Lucy and Oskar are adorable! Take care and have a very happy month, Sue xx

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  6. Due to my love of realistic stamps, I was immediately seduced by that image! I love the soft background and the quote too. Your angels look so cuddly Evelyn! x

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