Saturday, 11 February 2017

Just Ginger


Enough with the superfluous Valentine's cards! Here's a birthday card, made at my daughter's request for her friend. She told me she wanted a card with a big A on the front and a long-haired ginger and black cat.

I was lucky enough to win some digital images by Sami Stamps and so I decided to choose this one for the card. (Not sure if it's a giant cup or a tiny cat.)

I paper-pieced the cup and die-cut an A and a wonky circle shape. But when I tried to colour the cat ginger and black, I ran into difficulties. I don't think I've ever seen a long-haired ginger and black cat and when I tried it on some practice images, it just looked bad. So I decided to just make the cat ginger.

So, when I gave it to my daughter I apologised for the cat colour and she replied 'I didn't say ginger AND black - I said ginger OR black!'.

I'd like to enter:
Sami Stamps  circles
Alphabet Challenge  spots and dots
Happy Little Stampers  anything goes with dies
Creative Craft Cottage anything goes

10 comments:

  1. You always fulfil every brief Marina..this card is fantastic

    Love Chrissie xx

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  2. Hee hee hee! I just love this! You know I love my Ginger cat ... This is terrific!

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  3. Had a chuckle reading your post. Fun card and I think it's a giant cup and tiny cat x

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  4. It is a super cute image and I love the color scheme! I think it is a tiny cat!

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  5. Good it turned out to be ginger as its fur color goes well with the rest:)

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  6. Such a wonderful different image. Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenges. Caz.DT

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  7. I think it turned out super cute
    thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers
    Barb Housner (DT)

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  8. Love the paper you used for the cup! You definitely filled the order with this card.

    Thank you for joining us at Sami Stamps for our Add Some Circles challenge.

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  9. Love the circles!
    Thank you for sharing with Happy Little Stampers!
    Susan
    Calling All Crafters! – My personal Blog!

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