Sunday, 23 July 2017

Welcome to a lazy Sunday post from me ......

Morning readers,

Having a good weekend so far? I made this card recently and thought I would share it with you, hope you like it too - I love these snarky, sassy women .... not only am I making a lot of ATC's but I'm using the snarkier images and sentiments - oopsie!

My card
And a closer view of the image/colouring
The front, back and inside of my card along with the front and back of my envelope

Materials used:
  • White C6/A2, 250gsm, card and matching sized envelope
  • Two pieces of white card cut to 14.2cm x 10cm and 13.7cm x 9.5cm
  • Turquoise and navy card, to mat with the narrowest of margins
  • Art Impressions (Celeste 4326) image and sentiment stamped using Memento tuxedo black ink
  • For the insert and envelope front I selected the sentiment from Paper Artsy's JOFY14 also stamped using Memento tuxedo black ink
  • Faber Castell polychromos pencils used to colour and blended using sansodor and paper stumps
  • Plaid dimensional gloss for the spectacles and jewellery

I'll be entering the above for the following challenges:-
  1. Crazy 4 Challenges - challenge No. 395 - RELAXATION
  2. Colour Crazy - challenge No. 29 - ANYTHING (hand coloured) GOES
  3. Fussy and Fancy - challenge No. 192 - ANYTHING GOES
  4. Making Memories - challenge No. 7 - ANYTHING BUT SQUARE
  5. Seize the Birthday - July 20th challenge - BIRTHDAY + OPTIONAL twist of Splatter

And, yet ANOTHER ATC .. I keep saying I won't make any more but ...

My colourful ATC
Materials used:
  • ATC blank
  • Snippets of card in navy and white
  • Inca stamps cat image stamped on to the white snippet using Memento tuxedo black ink
  • Marvy le plume II and copics alcohol markers to colour
  • Paper Artsy (JOFY14) circles image stamped using Ranger Archival monarch orange ink
  • Tsukineko white gelly roll gel pen used to highlight the circles and to doodle a border
  • Stampers Anonymous sentiment and Kanban "crown" stamped using Memento tuxedo black ink
  • Hero Arts grungy border stamped using Memento London fog ink
  • Plaid dimensional gloss applied to the crown

I'll be entering the above for the following challenges:-
  1. Simply Papercraft for all occasions - challenge No. 48 - ANYTHING GOES
  2. Cute Card Thursday - challenge No. 487 - SUMMER COLOURS
  3. Creative Fingers - challenge No. 134 - ANYTHING GOES
  4. Pixie's Crafty Workshop - challenge No. 291/292 - USE SNIPPETS


Jane Willis said...

Both the card and the ATC are brilliant! Wine and cats, my two favourite things!

Pat said...

I love the card with that fun lady having a tipple, and beautifully coloured Kathy, and the cute cat has made a great ATC another fun image and more great colouring. Enjoy the rest of your weekend. x

Barb said...

Two really super makes Kathy. I've a couple of friends who would really appreciate your fun card. I love your quirky 'king' cat. Barbxx

Di said...

Love both of these Kathy - that card is so funny! And I never tire of seeing your ATCs! Love that cat :)


Di xx

Cheryl said...

Your card is so funny and great coloring on both the card and the ATC! I haven't made an ATC but may soon with all this inspiration out there :)

Sarn said...

Yep - I need glasses!

Brilliant card and a cute ATC xxx

The Little Stamper said...

A really great humorous card and I love the envelope too.

Thanks for sharing at Colour Crazy.

Sharon x

Cara said...

Love your card and it's fun sentiment. The ATC is just super cute x

craftysahmiam said...

Thank you for sharing your funny "glasses" card with us at Making Memories Crafting, it made me smile

Loose Stitches said...

Fabulous card, love the image and funny sentiment! Wonderful cat card too! I love purple too. :) Thank you for joining us at Making Memories Crafting! We hope to see you again!
Sherry x - DT for Making Memories Crafting
Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads – My personal Blog

Jenny L said...

Hi Kathy,
what a wonderful card and ATC.
Your Stamped images are excellent, and such good use of snippets.
Love the colours of the ATC.
Such very clever designing and colouring.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

shirley-bee said...

Yep, I'm at the glasses stage! Fab fun card - thanks for playing along at Seize The Birthday :)
Love the ATC too!