Friday, July 9, 2010

You Make Me Smile



I don't know why but when I see a cat image I immediately reach for the yellow/orange pencils. Which is strange cos in all my 'cat ownership' years the ginger tabbies have always been the brattiest. lol Like mischevious little boys they wear their hearts on their sleeve and you always seem to know what they're thinking. Take my current "Gingerboy"as an example. He can't look at my ducklings without licking his lips...its automatic. He knows he can't touch them but he fantasizes about it anyway.

I digress. Let's get to the card.

For supplies I used:

DPs scraps from my stash
image digi by Meljen Designs
colors primacolor pencils and blending pen
ribbon scrap from my stash
gems Recollections
sentiment Hero Arts
circles etc nestabilities
stitching machine done


Here is a closeup of the image. I just love the cats expression. "Good grief, she's got me" lol


And the sentiment....



the patchwork circles. I love these.....



And the button. :-) I am happy to say no complications today with my button. :-) And how cool is it that I happened to have a round button with a square inset and then a small square button to fit inside? I guess that's a sign of having too many buttons!


I would like to enter this card in two challenges:
Meljen's Challenge circles galore


Thanks for having a peek and leaving a peep on my blog. :-)




12 comments:

Annika said...

Fantastic! Real cool layout and lovely papers and your colouring is fab!
I know what you mean about certain things = certain colours, all my cats seem to be grey! I have to FORCE myself to colour them anything else!
Hugs
Annika

Shana said...

Wow! Love the stitching and your colouring! This card is simply STUNNING! Thank you for joining us at Meljen's - we hope to see you again next week!

Annika said...

Those Nellie Snellen flowers are about 2 inches assembled ... yummy, aren't they?
If you decide to plunge, go through the link on my blog, I might get some brownie points out of my enab...SHARING, lol
Hugs
Annika

Lovely Linda said...

Awww Dorcas - this is just fabulous!! I love that adorable image and the gorgeous colours you have used! Your sewing is a great touch! Love it! Thanks for playing along with us at Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge, we hope to see you next week! {{{hugs}}}
Linda MMSC Design Team

pam124 said...

Dorcas, this is so, so, so wonderful in so many ways!! The image is so sweet and your selection of papers fantastic. Your patchwork stitching is such a brilliant idea. I LOVE it!!

Thanks SO MUCH for joining us in The Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge and I really hope you will share your talent with us again next week!

Hugs
pam
MMSC-GD

dj1952 said...

Dorcas,

Your card is lovely. You do an awesome job with the pencils, just as you do with the inks.

Hugs,

dj1952

Carol said...
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Gunn (MsPlum) said...

This card sure made me smile! What a great image! Pretty colors and great take on the sketch!

Thanks for joining our challenge, we appriciate your support and hope to see you again next week!

Mvh
Gunn
MMSCDT

Nicole said...

LOVE IT! Think this will be one of my picks for the TOP FIVE at Meljen's this week! Thanks for playing along! Nicole (MD DT Coordinator)

Priscilla said...

Soooooooo cute..I love all the details in your photos..thanks for adding more than just one. This is really wonderful work. I love it. What a wonderful entry and Great take on the sketch too. Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenges.
Priscilla
MMSC Hostess

Sprytebyrd said...

Great card! Wonderful layout and I love the stitching!
Thanks so much for joining us in our Circles Galore challenge at Meljen's Designs this week! Good luck!
Dee (Spryte)♥

Callie said...

Very pretty! Love the layout and the stitching! :) ♥

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