Wednesday 3 August 2016

Going round in circles - and some bad news!

Hi there,

First of all I wish to let you know that I have lost one of my Fur-babies today. Furrby has been on hyperthyroid medication for a while and we were starting to think there was another problem and just keeping an eye on her. She had bloods run last week and all came back fine, but she was still losing weight. Unfortunately I got home from work yesterday and she was acting a little strange - as though she was starting to lose her sight (she already lost her hearing after a stroke brought on by her previous medication). However, when she didn't eat all her wet meat (which she never leaves any of) I knew something was not quite right. However, when she was crashing about in the kitchn after bedtime, and then got worse through the night I had to call the vet, ad unfortunately we had to make the decision to let her go this morning as she had deteriorated so quickly. We are thinking it was probably a tumour on the lungs or similar.

RIP my sweet little girl!

Now onto the new challenge over at Creative Moments. The twist for this fortnight is circles, and we have three sponsors this time. Go to the challenge blog to see what they are offering. I have used REBEL CAT from SLS Lines, coloured with Promarkers.

I made a twisted easel card by drawing round the edge of a dish onto a white card blank and cutting out with straburst effect scissors. I folded the front in half diagonally. I then did the same with a piece of black glitter cardstock, which I added to the bottom of the fold. Next I die-cut a star circle, using a Creative Dies nesting die, from fine silver glitter card. I used foam pads as well as double sided tape to attach this and the cat, so that the cat is riding through the circle. Finally I added the sentiment on foam pads, to hold the card base up.

I would like to enter this for the following challenges:
PFP #357 My favourite things (motorbike)
Allsorts - A touch of sparkle
LOC #141 Quirky/Weird
Artistic Inspirations #162 Anything Goes
Digi Chooseday - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too #114 Lots of Sparkle
Kort o mania #157 Anything Goes
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes

And I will leave you with some striking Cinnebar caterpillars from my allotment yesterday:

Thank you for looking,

Check back Friday for my version of a One Layer Card, using a sketch - just to decide what stamps to use now.

Hugz Tinz


  1. Very sparkly card and a great fun image.
    Thank you for joining our Sparkle challenge this week at Allsorts.


  2. Many thanks for sharing your card with us at Passion for Promarkers this week, love the easel card shape and all the glitter.

  3. Cute card. Thanks for joining us at the challenge of Kort´O´Mania. DT Veronique

  4. Sorry about your kitty. Thank you for sharing your sparkly card with us at Polkadoodles Digi Choosday. Jane P. DT

  5. Thank you for sharing your fun card, so very sorry about your kitty. Thank you for joining us over at LOC! Amanda LOCDT

  6. So sorry to read about your fur baby. I know how hard it can be..I have 10 furbabies and know just how much they mean to your life. I loved your card and just wanted to thankyou for sharing with us at LOC. Good Luck..Genny DTxxx

  7. So sorry for your loss. I love your easel card really great job. Thanks for joining us over at LOC #141 Michelle DT x

  8. Nice card, thanks for joining us at Simply Create
    Helen DT

  9. Sorry to hear the news of the loss of your cat. Lovely card thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations Louise DT x

  10. So sorry to hear your news. Thank you so much for joining us at Crafting By Designs. Good Luck!
    Emma (DT Member)


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