Jul 102010

Today’s card was made for a couple of different challenges.  A sweet blogging friend, Elena, has begun a new monthly challenge on her blog The Red Haired Girl.  This month’s challenge was to use “Funky Patterns”.  Being a complete patterned paper junkie, I had hundreds of choices to choose from.  (Actually, this is not an exaggeration!!)smileyastonished1ani.gif

However, I settled on these two designs from Basic Grey’s “Max and Whiskers” designer paper pack.

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This set “Cats Galore” from Inkadinkadoo, has a particular image that looks a lot like the old tomcat with whom I grew up.  Wilbur and I were roughly the same age.  He lived a pretty long life for a cat and was around until I was a senior in high school.

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The other challenge is the “Inchie Card Sketch #8” and can be found over on the Inchie Inkling.  After making the card, I’m not so sure I really followed the sketch completely.  Here’s hoping the sketch police don’t find me!  hehe

Happy Crafting!

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Stamps: Inkadinkadoo “Cats Galore”

Papers: Memory Box “Water”; PaperTreyInk “True Black”; Basic Grey “Max & Whiskers” 6 x 6 Designer Paper Pack

Inks: Memento “Tuxedo Black”; Copics:

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Accessories: Inchie Arts Inchies; SU! Buttons; SU! Photo Corners Punch; Puffed Floral Ribbon

14 Responses to “Wilbur”

  1. I absolutely LOVE this! I have a friend who adores all things cat-related, and I’d love to hand her a card like this that says “meow” LOL I love all those perfectly placed flowers and buttons and especially the inchie kitty! Cute!!

  2. Loooooove this, Susan! Great combo of patterned papers…and Wilbur is just so cute!

  3. Oh, I am so glad that you played, Susan! It is a very big honor for me! I am a big fan of your work, you know this… and that is why it is so special to me! Thank you so MUCH!
    I am a paper junkie too! 🙂 And look at the cool patterns you chose! Love how you tied it together with the flower ribbon and buttons! And of course I just love what you do with the inchies! Especially a cat one!
    Thank MEOW-much for playing with me! 🙂

  4. hi there “rainy” girl- this is so cute! Maybe I will take a hop over to this Elena blog and check it out- I LOVE easy fun challenges- esp patterned dp! 🙂

  5. I can’t look at an inchie without thinking of you LOL! Even when I was browsing the new catty. Darling kitty and well done with the DPs. I have trouble putting just one on a card LOL!

  6. that cat has an attitude 🙂 love the patterns and your pretty flower border!

  7. What a fun card. Love your cat “inchie” and the story about Wilbur. How fun you decided to try Elena’s and my monthly challenge. You had some great patterns on this card and I love the flower trim.

  8. Susan this is GORGEOUS, love those WONDERFUL papers.

  9. Susan this is gorgeous. What a fresh design and mix of colors and patterns. I just heart this card.

  10. Susan, this is such an adorable card…I love cats!

  11. cute card Susan and thanks for the link to the challenge!

  12. Aaaaahhhhhhhhhhhh, Wilbur!
    I remember the cat we had on the farm as I was growing up. Well, the “primary” cat, that I so approprately called MamaKitty. LOL

    What a sweet tribute to your Wilbur! Very cool papers & his colors are terrific!

    ~Bev

  13. Cute! Those fabric flower ribbon is awesome and this is fun paper.

  14. […] readers asked if they can join us for this challenge; also some of you played already (Thank you Susan, this made me very happy). We decided with Ida that anyone can join our challenge, just live a link […]

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