Tuesday 29 April 2014


Good morning my lovelies! It's Tuesday. Again. Already. Can't believe it's almost May, what on earth happened to April?!
Anyways, it's time for our new Totally Ladybugs Tuesday Challenge at Ladybugs Crafts Ink. This time it's the lovely and talented Kath's turn to set the theme and she chose 'Easel Cards'.  All the Ladybugs used Magnum images, he's just the most amazing cat with so much 'cattitude'! I'm not really a cat person, much prefer dogs, but I think Magnum has such character and presence! I used this great golfing image, Fore as both my son and son-in-law are golf fanatics...and they both like cats! Image printed twice onto plain card and twice onto green dps. The 'green' and trees are paper pieced. I cut the mouse, Magnum and flag from one image, coloured with copics and placed them with sticky pads to add dimension. (Don't know if that makes any sense at all! ) A few buttons, a little tag and a sentiment. Job done!
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Desire Fourie said...

Such a fun design and the buttons is a nice touch. Perfect for a guy.
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Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the image and great

Irish Cherokee said...

Crazy cute Chris! Love the card and the coloring is great too.

Penny said...

Chris, this is a darling card--love your easel design! What a fun image; love your paper-piecing, coloring, distressing, and embellies! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Jellypark Friends. Hope to see you again soon! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Julie Reed said...

Fab scene and a great easel card, thanks for sharing with us at Open minded crafting fun. Julie DT :)

Laurian said...

This is adorable and so beautifully made!

Thanks for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams and I hope we see you again soon!


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sue w. said...

Hi Chris, this is fabulous, I just love the image and so many details, a great male card .I'm hopeless at male cards, I have a need to stick flowers on everything, not a good look for men!!
Hope you've had some sunshine where you are.
Hugs Sue W.

Unknown said...

Hi Chris, such a cute image and love your layout!


Kathleen said...

What a fantastic card, I just love everything about it, so very clever.

Kath x

Wendy said...

Absolutely fabulous...Thanks for playing along with us at Di's Digi Designs this fortnight.
Wendy xx

chrissy xx said...

A FABulous Fun card...GORgeous design Chris and your embellishments are Brilliant!
LOve it.

Nancy said...

Super cute card, Chris! Such wonderful colours and a fabulous design! Thanks for joining us at Jellypark Friends! :o)

Crafty Judith said...

fabulous male card love it and ty for sharing at Dragonfly Dreams hugs Judith xx

Sue from Oregon said...

Super fun scene!

Sharon Caudle said...

sooooo CUTE!!!!
hugs, Sharon

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely easel card for the Sweet Pea Stampers 'birthday' challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

Unknown said...

This is a cute card, thank you for sharing at Sweet Pea Stampers. We wish you good luck and we hope to see you again. Sylvia, DT-member

Unknown said...

Oh I LOVE this!!! Love the image.. that little mouse is adorable LOL Love the cat too!! Fantastic paper piecing!! Love the easel!!! Gorgeous creation!! Wow!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

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Denise Goeldner said...

What a fantastic fun card love it to bits. Thanks so much for joining us over at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges, good luck and hope to see you again.
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cass said...

Fun creation, the expression on the cat is priceless, thanks for joining us at Open Minded Challenges this fortnight

Crafting Vicky said...

Totally fun easel card! I really love the fabulous image you have used it's so funny!!!

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Chrissy said...

Fantastic card Chris and love these two guys..fabulous colouring and scene you have it.


Kerry said...

What a brilliant idea to paper piece the greens!!!! I'm so going to borrow that idea ;-D Fabtastic it xx

Unknown said...

This is such a fun card! Thank you for sharing at Sweet Pea Stampers. We wish you good luck and we hope to see you again. Sylvia, DT-member

Kerry said...

Great card, the image are so cute! Amazing coloring! Thanks so much for joining us at Art Impressions' challenge! :)

Unknown said...

Super card, super cute. Thank you for joining us at Kittybees with out animal challenge hugs Tania xx(DT)