Aug 5, 2014

A day in the life of a cat . . .

Happy Tuesday Dies R Us Fans!
Darlene with you once again, hoping to inspire you with using die cuts on your card/project creations.  Today's card was easy and fun to make.  
I created this little 'scene' using the Die-namites 'Spring Window' die about a month ago and finally got it off my work table and onto a card front.

 By simply using a white piece of cardstock, I lightly sponged blue ink over it to create the look of a sky.  Next I adhered my die cut to the sky paper panel and fussy cut around the outside edge.  I used my Spectrum Noir DR5 alcohol marker to color in the birdhouse.  Such a fun and cute little scene and one I'm sure all your cat lovers have seen first hand!
Here's the entire card ...
 

I love the silhouette look so kept everything else on my card in black and white.  Here are the other Dies R Us products I have used today:
Tattered Lace 'Kensington Corner' #D318

I've used pop dots to add dimension to the cat in the window as well as the cat that is walking away.  Offray black satin ribbon, a small tie of Offray black organza ribbon and a Martha Stewart bird punched black bird are my only other embellishments. 

I hope you'll come join us at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog and show us what YOU'VE created using die cuts.  And by all means, pop on over to the Dies R Us store ... there are some fabulous sales going on and I'm sure you'll see something you just can't live without!

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I'll be back again next Tuesday but be sure to stop by each day Monday through Friday to see what my amazingly talented team mates have created for you!  Till then ...

8 comments:

  1. Darlene, way too cute! When I saw the cats I thought it might have been Sherri's card, LOL. Great use of dies, love it!!!

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  2. You had to know I would LOVE this card! This is one of my favorite dies...yes, I say that a lot. lol Great design!

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  3. I have pinned this card on a board I have on Pinterest. Not a week goes by that someone doesn't repin it. It is by far the most popular image I have. Please know that people from all over are seeing it and appreciating your work. Job well done!!!!

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    1. and another pin yesterday and one today. It's clearly the most popular card ever!

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    2. That's awesome! Thanks so much for letting me know! You've made my day!

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    3. Darlene, it's almost a year later and it still gets repinned almost weekly. I have over 300 cards pinned and this is the favorite one!

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    4. That's amazing and FABULOUS! Thanks so much ... warms my heart to know my creations inspire and make someone smile!

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