Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Purrr-fect Dad.

My sweet Kitty is a digi image from Kahwinkedink store.  The Kahwinkedink blog challenge this week is to make a Fathers Day card, I hope you will join us.  Today Kristen is offering another free image (every Tuesday) so stop over and see what she has in store for you.   While you are there see what my DT sisters have made for this challenge too.  These talented gal's have a lot of wonderful ideas for Fathers Day cards.
 A funny thing happened on the way to making this card.  This card must weigh 4 pounds by now.  It started out with just the lay out you see, but I did not have a place to put the sentiment, so I thought I would have the card open on the front panel, great idea huh?  I couldn't remove my original panels so I glued the folded pieces over the top.  Then the inside did not look right so I added 2 green panels, the sentiment was hidden, so OK lets add more panels to the inside, problem solved.  Now the card won't stay closed!  OK add some pennies behind  Kitty, 2 no, I needed 4 to balance it!  Dare I tell you when I placed the sentiment on the inside I placed it upside down?  I love this lay out, I will use it again, but next time I will start off with a plan! 
I used Kahwinkedink's Kitty digi image, DCWV cs paper pieced, Spellbinders Deckled Mega Rectangles Nestabilities, and
Stampin Up Big Shot Texturz Plate Backgrounds #1 Large dots.
I'm submitting this card to the following challenges:
Cards Blog - Fathers Day
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Fathers Day
Charisma Cardz Challenges - Spots and Stripes
Double Dutch - Fathers Day
Drunken Stampers - Fathers Day
Incy Wincy Designs - One for the guys #45
Paper Cutz Challenge - Fathers Day #45
Pear Tree Designs - Fathers Day
Thanks for looking, ~Diane


  1. Totally cute! That kitty is great and I love the punny sentiment. Great card overall :)

  2. Diane, that kitty is colorific, great card. Hugs

  3. Wonderful idea:))Great card:))

  4. What a cute card. the kitty is adorable. thanks for playing on Pcc.

  5. *laughing* Diane, sometimes I have those problems with cards but like you, usually manage to make it into something usable. Yours is gorgeous; you'd never know you had those problems! The kitty is so cute and I love the way it opens to a lovely sentiment and pretty papers! :-)

  6. Loved your little struggle story...I have those events too. Loved your darling perfect kitty.

  7. Well done on rescuing your card - it was worth it!The cat is so cute and the colours are just fab.Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs.
    Lisa x

  8. Pfft ... plans! ... NO PLANS is how you get something this awesome!

    LOVE it!

  9. Great card, thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs.

  10. Haha your post is very familiar to me, but I can tell you that even after all the hard work and building extentions it has turned out perfect!

    Love the psychadelic kitty!

    Thanks for joining us over at Incy Wincy Designs for the "One for the guys" challenge I set this week!

    Sarah x

  11. LOL! Love the kitty on the bright paper :)

  12. love it! I need to make a card for hubby this week!

  13. Lovely card, very different!

    Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs and good luck

    Donna xx

  14. I LOVE this!!! It may be heavy, but it's adorable!

    Your card-making process sounds a lot like mine-- just keep adding stuff until it works!

    Thanks so much for sharing this little beauty with us at Drunken Stampers!

  15. Wow, I love your creation, it's truly beautiful! Thank you for participating in the Double Dutch Challenge!


  16. Great card. Good Luck and thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs this week.


  17. Funky!

    Thanks for joining us over at Pear Tree Designs Challenge Blog.

    Good luck.

    Lou x

  18. Lovely card, great colours! Thanks for joining this week over at PTD, hugs Heidi (DT) xxx

  19. I need your e-amil please for winning on the blog hop at ssw!!! please e-mail Arlana

  20. love it ! Thanks for joining us at Incy!


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