Saturday, 9 April 2016

Kitty Sleigh Ride and Naughty Birdies

Hi there guys,

Well after a wet and miserable start to the day it really brightened up and I got some bits done sown on the allotment. Another bed has been prepared and the first 47 onion sets planted. I now need to work out where I am going to put the rest of them as this is not even a quarter of what I have got!!

I decided it was time to make a Christmas card and play along with some Christmas challenges. So this is what I have created:

The kitty was cut from an old Christmas card, and the bauble was stamped onto the reverse of the packaging for a free gift. The stamps were also free gifts with magazines, stamped with Boofle green ink. To make the clouds on the bauble I die-cut a small scalleped circle (X-cut nesting dies) and Whispers ink. I wet a sponge and used this to apply the ink around the top edge of the scalloped circle. The effect I was aiming for was the reindeer flying off leaving the kitty in the sleigh as a present.

I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
winter wonderland Christmas baubles
catch the bug Recycle - Christmas cards
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas 276 Green
scrapbook stamp society #88 Anything Goes
abc christmas  G for Green/Gold
alphabet challenge C for Cats
jingle belles rock Peace on EARTHday (recycle)
Christmas @ Sweet Stampin' Cute Christmas
quirky crafts Quirky raining cats and dogs

I would also like to show you my naughty birdies stealing the rabbits greens instead of going and eating their own!



And here is an update on the height chart too - @66hrs:




Thank you for looking,
Hugz Tinz

17 comments:

  1. What a fabulous Christmas card! And reusing all those materials, genius!! Thanks for joining our challenge at Catch the Bug.

    Linda

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  2. this is a very lovely card
    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.
    Good Luck and hope to see you again

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator


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  3. That cute kittie got a perfect second life ... so glad you joined us to celebrate Peace on EARTH (day) at Jingle Belles.

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  4. what a sweet kitten for a clever card - thanks for sharing it at Jingle Belles

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  5. This is as close as one can get to make a card 100% recycled. Great job!
    Good luck in the challenge. Pia, Bugaboo DT

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  6. I love how you have used recycled materials for your beautiful card. Thanks so much for joining us at Winter Wonderland. Lou WW DT xoxo

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  7. Hi this is a beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog challenge C for Cats. Hugs Jackie (DT)

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  8. Awww...such a sweet card!
    Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

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  9. Cute card!
    Thanks for joining us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' and I hope you'll be back again.
    Marilyn S

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  10. Fantastic recycling skills, thanks for joining in the fun at ABC Christmas.
    Lorraine DT

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  11. Brilliant card and thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland. Carol S. DT

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  12. Wonderful take on our Green or Gold challenge.
    Thanks for playing along at the ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Carissa

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  13. Great idea for a Christmas card - and I love that little kitty!! Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.
    Alison x

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  14. What a cute card! Thanks so much for sharing your lovely make with us at the Bugaboo Challenge blog! Good luck in the draw - we hope to see you join us again soon.
    Love
    jen Leeflang
    BUGABOO DT

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  15. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 276 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for April - I'd love to see it there too x

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  16. Fun card, Tinz! Thanks for joining us at Quirky Crafts challenge blog.

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  17. what a great job of up-cycling (x2) for that sweet & adorable card... that kitten is just BEYOND CUTE!!! thanks for joining our celebration of earth day at JINGLE BELLES! ♥

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