Monday 25 August 2014

Party Girl

I dug out an old favourite Strawberry Kisses stamp for this card, coloured with my beloved Promarkers and highlighted with Glossy Accents and Star Dust Stickles.  To create the border on the topper, I added a line of Cotton Candy Stickles all the way round, then sprinkled on clear glass micro beads, to give the effect of the coloured sugar frosting you sometimes get round the top of cocktail glasses.
I just love this sweet stamp, I've coloured it so many times, but I never get bored of it, the sentiment is from the same stamp set.  The cat reminds me so much of a British Tipped I used to have, called Ermine, who was probably stupid enough to sit in an over sized cocktail!
 The papers I've used are My Mind's Eye, Quite Contrary, to which I've added pink cardstock.  I used a Spellbinders Splendid Circles die to cut the fancy circle shape and an EK Success punch for the paw print border.
To embellish, I made a flower with a Woodware punch, leaves with a Marianne die, added some satin ribbon with a bow, and finished with some pink pearls.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Passion for Promarkers - #261 - Sketch
Come and Get It - Anything Goes with a Sentiment
My Time to Craft - #256 - Food and Drink
Creative Corner - Girly
Creative Moments - #49 - Animals
Penny's - #191 - Christmas, Children, or Critters
Tuesday Throwdown - #209 - Furry Friends
As You Like It - Your 2 Favourite Embellishments and Why - I love bows, especially multi loop bows, I have a ribbon fixation, my craft room is filled with reels and reels of the stuff, I love that it comes in so many pretty colours, satin, organza, printed.......I also love handmade flowers, I prefer to make my own with punches or dies, or sometimes just tearing, rather than buying them, it gives me a sense of satisfaction and they then match my project perfectly.
Cupcake Inspirations - #275 - Party Time


  1. oh my!! I just love this!!
    thank you so much for sharing it with us over on the pfp challenge blog
    hugs Lou xx

  2. Really pretty card! Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge!
    Mandy x (PPCC DT)

  3. Wooow…this is beautiful, what a lovely card. I love cats. Thank you for sharing your wonderful project with us at Come And Get It challenge.Neva

  4. Wow what an awesome card I love all the extra things you've done with it and your color choice is great. Thanks for sharing with us at the Come And Get It challenge. Barb

  5. Beautiful card great colours Ginny x

  6. What a wonderful card. I love you your card and love that image!!!!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown challenge this week.
    Linda K. DT

  7. Such a fabulous card, adorable image.

  8. Gorgeous card Wendy, love the image it's so sweet, fab design and colours, Kate x

  9. Lovely Card,Fabulous image and colouring...

  10. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges.

  11. Such a gorgeous card, love the image, thanks for sharing it with us over at Creative Moments.

  12. THis is such a precious and fabulous card! Adorable image and I love the textures you added to the glass. Thanks for sharing it at Cupcake Inspirations Party theme! Come play again soon! Nance, DT

  13. oh my this is just the cutest it..thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    sweetie dt

  14. pretty card love that kitty in the glass image too, thanks for playing As you like it challenge this time, hugs Samantha

  15. I just love this! This party cat has it all figured out! Your attention to the little details makes this spectacular!
    So glad you were inspired by our Party Time Challenge at Cupcake Inspirations!
    Hugs, Debbie

  16. Beautiful card, wonderful colour combo, sweet image. Thanks for joining us at Creative Corner Challenges!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka

  17. This is great. The image is super cute. Perfect for a party girl.

    Thanx for playing along this fortnight at MTTC :)


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