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Sunday, 22 March 2020

Beautiful Friends

We are in self isolation owing to you-know-what (in NZ everyone over 70 is supposed to be in self-isolation), so I thought I'd make some cards to send to friends in the same situation to cheer them up.
What a great opportunity (excuse) to craft!!!
Mon 23 UPDATE: we are now in national lockdown.

I stamped the cats along the bottom, and on another piece of paper which I used as a mask to sponge colour behind the cats.  I didn't want to colour the cats because I thinks it looks crisp and fresh like it is.  I added the sentiment along the vertical edge to make a nice triangle, and the colour strip to add weight to the bottom.

Image clear embossed: Rubbernecker
Sentiment: Rosie's Studio
Distress Inks
Snippet of green card

Shared on challenges:
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allsortschallenge-564-anything-in-animal-kingdom
showusyourpussies-52- cats

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digichoosday-11-anything-goes-craft-cardmaking
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13 comments:

Suze said...

Gorgeous card Carol. Why don't you put it in Ike's "Show us Your Pussies Challenge" as well. I'm sure she would love to see it. Some of us under 70 are in self-isolation as well. I have a bad head cold and need to keep away from every-one else. Still, as you say, a good excuse to craft.

kiwimeskreations said...

Oh yes, my crafting marathon starts tomorrow - I was going to self isolate regardless thanks to my friend asthma, (never mind my age) but then the orders came from on high...
Loving this fabulous card Carol - the subtle shading behind the cats is stunning.
Stay safe
Blessings
Maxine

Wendy L said...

Such a wonderful card, thank you for joining us at Allsorts, xxxx

Dawn T said...

how cute is this one Carol. Staying in is the best idea. I am staying home too... but have to work for 7 hrs 35 minutes each day... need to be very disciplined .

brenda said...

This is such fun card with all those kitties, thank you so much for joining in with out 'Animals' theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

B x

Janette said...

A gorgeous card Carol and I do love the fresh colour you are right with that.
In self isolation from the start carol, due to helth problems, and our government is only just closing down and telling people to isolate, but lets hope they can find a cure soon, thank God for the internet, that would be the last straw.
Stay safe.xx

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful CAS card Carol love the cats and delicate colouring behind.All our schools,pubs,gyms,restaraunts are closed indefinitely -sons studio closed his partners job gone because the nursery is closed-eldest sons job has closed but his wife is working from home as an OT in mental health and daughter still working as she works in a care home dealing with elderly and dementia,very woryying times-hope you stay safe and well
Carol x

ike said...

Oh, such a fun card. I LUV all those cats.
My little Greek island is already on lockdown !
Thank you for purring along to play at SUYP Cats Challenges.
Stay Safe,
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Jane said...

Beautiful Carol! And the greeting is so right, thank goodness for the internet I say! Thanks for playing at AAA Cards, hope to see you join in with future challenges too. Keep safe, stay home and craft!

Jane Savage said...

Gorgeous CAS card I love the expressions on those cats faces!
Thank you for joining us at Polkadoodles Digi Choosday! Jane S (DT) Paper, Pencils & Pretty Things xxx

Mummylade said...

This is absolutely adorable, thank you so much for entering our challenge at Allsorts this week.

Francesca said...

Adorable card! Thank you for playing at AAA Cards!

TracyM #6773 said...

FABULOUS card!
LOVE your cats and sentiment, a wonderful design with your white cats contrasting against the sponging!
Thank you for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck with your entry :)