Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Crazy Christmas Cat!

Did you know that there are only 255 days left to Christmas!! We'd better get a wiggle on ;-) Seriously though, if you join in with a few Christmas challenges throughout the year you will avoid the last minute panic.

This week on the ABC Christmas Challenge it's our lovely boss, Samantha's, turn to host and the theme is 

'H' for HATS

I made this card using the adorable Crazy Cats Stamp and Die set 


I have 7 cats and know that the pom pom on Santa's hat wouldn't last 2 minutes LOL. 

For the background I inked the craft mat with Pumice Stone Distress Ink, spritzed with water and then smooched a piece of watercolour paper around in the puddle. I then splattered with Pumice Stone Spray Stain


Thanks for looking!

We are sponsored by the lovely Digi Stamp Boutique


Prize - £10.00 Voucher



Challenges:
Holly Jolly Christmas    Santa ( does his hat count? ;-))
Show Us Your Pussies    Any Furry Thing Goes
Make My Monday   Pets  
Alphabet Challenge   'C' is for Cats 



Hope you all have a great week :-)
Happy Crafting
Luv Lols x x x

20 comments:

Janice said...

Well I'm a cat person, but I don't think you'd have to be to love this card! What a clever design, great work, Jx

Dotty Jo x said...

What a fun card, I wasn't sure about these new cat stamps at first but I think you've converted me with this one! Jo x

Samantha said...

Fab card Lorraine that cat is so much fun and I LOVE your background too! awesome job! hugs me xx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A fab technique for the background, very effective. Perfect card for our theme this time.
Lorraine

I'm a Little Teapot said...

OH!!!! I love this card! It is so cute!!! I bet a lot of people CASE your card to give out this Christmas. :)

Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving the sweet comments. I am happily your newest follower!

KandA said...

This is a really fabulous and fun christmas card xx

Dora said...

Fantastic card!

Stephanie said...

Hi Lorraine, Thank you so much for your sweet comment on my blog! I'm so glad I found yours & I love what I see here! These Tim Holtz cats are aewsome and I fully agree; you can never start early enough with Christmas cards :-)
Will definitely stop by more often in the future! Yours, Steph
www.CraftedBySteph.blogspot.com

KarinsArtScrap said...

fantastic card Lorraine
Gr Karin

Basslady said...

a gorgeous and cool card!

Thank you so much for playing along with us at Alphabet Challenges!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Zw@@n said...

oh wow, this card is awesome. Lorraine. I love the cat and the gorgeous background. Luv, Wilma

cuilliesocks said...

Such a fun card Lorraine, brilliant image and super design, Kate x

chrissy xx said...

FABulous Fun scene..I LOve your colours Lorraine and this awesome background.
Chrissyxx
I've got the dogs and dies!
Mmmm LOve the cats too

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Make My Monday, good luck!!! Amy DT

Dot said...

Love your crazy cat card, Lols, great design,
hugs Dorte

ike said...

That's a super card - loving your background and that fabulous crazy cat :-)
I have 15 cats so I guess it wouldn't last lone in my house either :-D LoL
Thank you for purring along to SUYP Cats Challenges :-)

Hugz
IKE xx

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Lisa S. said...

What a fantastic way to use these stamps, love this card!!!

Sue said...

Hi Lorraine - I love this card - really clever idea for the hat theme and your colouring and background are beautiful.
Sue...xxx

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Oh my Lorraine...I love your card. It certainly made me smile !! Such a great image and I love all the texture going on too. Thanks for joining in on our challenge at Holly Jolly. Hope to see you again soon. Good luck.
Lynn, HJ DT

Helen said...

Fabulous card Lols...love the expression on that crazy cat's face!
Helen x