Thursday, October 14, 2010

MMSC75-Cat and Hats!

Good Morning All!
My trip to Texas for the family reunion was long and tiring but well worth it! I saw cousins I had never met before and cousins I haven't seen in a bazillion years. While we were there for the reunion on my Dad's side of the family my Mom's sister had passed the word along and we had a reunion on Mom's side of the family as well! We ran from the time we hit Texas until we finally arrived back here late yesterday afternoon. I am beat!

But.....I have an adorable card to share. I had the images almost finished before leaving town so it was really a matter of putting everything together when I found a few minutes for crafting! This cat and both hats are from Priscillastyles and can be found at her store. Take a close look at this kitty's face, isn't she adorable? I gave her a glittery collar and her hat is very sparkly as well! Let me show you the sketch first and then the card.
This is the sketch for this week, a great sketch to work with and this kitty and her hats we purr-fect for this design!!

I just couldn't resist adding that hat at a snappy angle, it really makes her look so sophisticated!! The hats were paper pieced via the computer and the cat was colored traditionally with water colors. I added some stickles and glitter pen touches to spice it up. In real life this card is really fun!!  Now let's take a closeup look at the kitty and the hats!

Thank you so much for stopping in to see my contribution to this sketch! Look on the right sidebar and you will find my team mates listed, treat yourself to some real eye candy and inspiration!! Drop into Priscilla's store and view the amazing collection of images she has available at extremely reasonable prices!! I look forward to hearing from you and reading your comments! Hope you have an outstanding week!


Midnight Madness- MMSC75
My Partner in Crafting Crime -Challenge #13: Shine on you crazy diamond...
Everybody Art Challenge - Halloween 
Shelly's Images - Inspiration

OLLCB - Nothing Floral

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Wendi said...

Wow thats a gorgeous card I love that hat so colourful and sparkly
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la

bosenberries said...

What neat colours on the hats! This card just sparkles! Thanks so much for playing with My Partner in Crafting Crime, Robin

Pat (mspfd) said...

Oh my word, this is spectacular. The witch hat looks fantastic on the cat - so clever and fun. Love your fabulous design. This is a show stopper, Donna, but I never expect anything less from you... your creations are always outstanding!

Shelly's Images said...

Soooo pretty! I love your beautiful card. Thanks so much for entering our color inspiration challenge this week at Shelly's Images.

marsha said...

Wowzer Donna! This is just so, so cute! I love the colors you used and the cat wearing the hat is so snappy looking! You create the most stunning cards. Thanks for joining us for this week's Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge and I can't wait to see your creation for next week!

Sammibug said...

Gorgeous card! The paper pieced hats are fantastic! Thanks for joining us at Shelly's Images, this week.

Carol said...

Donna, I love the way you think out of the box. Can you rub some of that on me please!!! lol This is just delightful to look at and so creative. You really know how to use those "priscillastyles" images. Just gorgeous! Great job on the sketch. Thank you so much for playing along with the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.

Bear Hugs,
Carol :O}
Midnight Madness Design Team

Gunn (MsPlum) said...

This is so cool Donna! love the colorful hats and how it covers the cats eye. Great colors!

Thanks for joining Midnight Madness Challenge. Your support is highly valued, and we hope to see you playing with us again real soon ;o)


Priscilla said...

Hi Donna, how dang cute is this card? I love how you used the hat on it and the way you colored the hat is so unique :) Great job and thank you for making such a fun card with great ways to use these images. You're the best :)


Connie M. said...

Oh Donna! This is just toooo cute! I love what you have done with the hats! Such great colors too...and the paper flourish! LOVE IT!! Thanks so much for playing this week in the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge! Hugs!!


Primitive Paper said...

Oh wow....what a creative way to use the sketch this week! I love all the layers and textures you have going on. This is truly a work of art. The Midnight Madness Design Team thanks you for joining us. Blessings, Tracy--MMDT

Valerie said...

Cute card! I just love the hat on the cat-LOL!