Sunday, 23 February 2014

Celebrate

Hello lovely people,

I have had a lovely weekend with my sister-in-law, her other half and my niece and nephew but am properly exhausted now.  A Saturday night out at a Chaser gig accompanied by a few cheeky glasses (bottles?!) of red wine and a lot of dancing on the tables may have had something to do with that but oh, it was so much fun :-D

Earlier this week it was my other sister-in-law's hubby's birthday and I was running a bit late with making his card so opted for an easy CAS design and here it is...


I fancied a bit of black and white colouring and chose this fab LOTV image from one of the sketch pads, but it is also available as a rubber stamp.  The monochrome colouring proved to be a nice quick option as I didn't have to spend time matching all the colours to my DP!


Card recipe;
Image: Jack, Patch and Puss sketch pad - LOTV (rubber stamp version here)
DP: Flea Market 'treasure' - Crate Paper
Twine: The Ribbon Girl (temporarily closed)
Enamel dots: MME cut & paste flair 'sweet'

Copic colours;
Dog: W2-4 & 5-8
Cat: W00-1 & 1-4
Cake: various W series
Ground: W00-3

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and it's going to be an early night for me tonight so I am fresh for work tomorrow!
Thanks for visiting and I really appreciate any comments that you leave,

Hugs,
Kat xx

Challenges I am entering;
1.  LOTV - name that tune (Celebration - Kool and the Gang)
2.  A Creative Romance (let's get sentimental)
3.  Totally Gorjuss (string's the thing)
4.  Top Tip Tuesday (stitching)

27 comments:

  1. Such a great card, love the black and white - it looks so striking!
    Rebecca.

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  2. There's just something about a black and white card that makes it so pretty and elegant looking! CUTE image and a fabulous card!!!
    Sounds like you had a great day yesterday too! Glad you had fun.
    Lynn

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  3. Kat! I absolutely love this with the mono colour scheme x

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  4. love your colour scheme, looks sunning. Gail

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  5. Monochromatic is just perfect for a guy card and this is no exception!! xx

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  6. This is so cute... Your monochrome coloring is superb! I'd love to see this card also at http://stamplorations.blogspot.fi/search/label/sketch%20challenge I hope you'll join in!

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  7. Sorry Kat, wrong link... Here's the right one:

    http://stamplorations.blogspot.fi/search/label/monthly%20challenge

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  8. Love love love! This is gorgeous hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  9. Hi my sweetie I soooooooo love this card, I lurve black & white & this is perfect!! Hope you recover by tomorrow hun, as long as you had a good time its always worth it shug ;0)

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

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  10. It sounds like you have had a good weekend Kat!
    Your card is wonderful. I love the image, such fabulous colouring and your black and white design looks so effective.
    hugs Sue xx

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  11. I LOVE black and white cards. They are always so very striking and classy.
    Love the image and the CAS design..perfect!

    Big hugs
    Elaine xxx

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  12. Fabulous card Kat. The black and white is so striking and eye-catching.

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  13. Gorgeous sweet card, love the monochrome style.
    luv
    Debby

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  14. This is gorgeous Kat. Love the cute image and fab mono colour scheme.
    Hope your head's recovered!!
    Lorraine x

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  15. Love the mono which you could enter into our challenge at Little Claire. Really striking card. Sounds like a fun weekend

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  16. Oh Wow!!! How gorgeous is THIS Kat!!
    Those sketch pads look like a must have to me! I'm last minute .com and that would be ideal. Look at the materpice you created! LOVE the b/w. SO posh! Hugs Viv xxx

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  17. This is gorgeous sweetie, hugs Pops x x x

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  18. Amazing! I don't think I could ever pull something like this off. Perfection...

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  19. You are a genius & I love this!!!
    So so soooooooo much !!!
    Wow!!
    It popped out of my blog lovin @ me !!! Kat, you ROCK !!!!!
    Xo

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  20. Oooh this monochromatic creation is fabulous Kat... and perfect for a man too! But it's not so CAS with all that perfect stitching... that would take me ages!

    Hugs
    Christine x

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  21. Just a darling design in monochromatic Kat.

    Hugs Diane

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  22. This is adorable, great colouring.
    Thanks for joining us at Totally Gorjuss

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  23. Aawww love this hun! Such a cute LOTV image and I love your black n white colouring too!
    Kelly.x

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  24. Beautiful card! love the combo!! thanks for joining TTT this time :) Steph DT

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  25. Oh Kat you are so funny just love the thought of you dancing on tables! I LOVE LOVE LOVE your card I would love to be able to do a black and white image it really freaks me out! I think you need to do a tutorial on this! Thanks for Playing along with us this time at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

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  26. Fab card, Love the image and the stitching. I actually think I might have this image (or maybe the uncoloured version of the pad)
    Hugs
    Annette - Netty's Cards
    xx
    Proud to design for :
    Crafty Little Fairies,
    Top Tip Tuesday,
    ABC Christmas,
    As You Like It,
    Pink Gem Designs,
    The Stamp Basket, and
    Stampfairy.

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