Thursday, November 11, 2010

High Hopes challenge #96

Yes, that's right --I am participating in the High Hopes challenge this week!! Shamefully, I don't think I've done a challenge card since I left the design team . Time to get back to them!

This week's challenge is to use BUTTONS!! my case...BUTTON.

I used Christmas Kitty Fun --which you can purchase at 7 Kids College Fund RIGHT HERE. (She just got a whole boatload of new High Hopes stamps --check out her whole selection HERE). The kitties are colored with Prismas ---& I added lots of Stickles to the hat. I also stamped the edges with a stamp I got at Michael's last year for just a dollar. Love their dollar stamps! The papers are Basic Grey Wassail (one of my favorite collections --I have 3 pads! And I actually USE them!!). I had picked up some doilies at Walmart a while back & I keep forgetting to use them --so I sponged the edge of one & tucked it under the image. Added some stitching....some flowers.....some pearls....& of course THE BUTTON!!

I tried to color them like 2 orange tabbies ---in honor of my beloved Jake & Elwood. You can see their picture in my sidebar, they are 15 years old & have been with us since they were 8 weeks old!! Hard to believe there was a time that THEY would play with wrapping paper & boxes. Acutally, Elwood *still* gets giddy when there's tissue paper lying on the floor ----he'll play for about 5 minutes, then sleep for 8 hours, lol!!

Thanks so much for visiting --go check out the fun challenge & the design team's amazing cards on the High Hopes blog HERE!


♥...Mo...♥ said...

Some very friendly cats
Beautiful card as always

Hugs from Venezuela

Kelly Schelske said...

Adorable Michelle! Love that sweet image!

cabio's craft corner said...

That button on the bow looks fabulous Michelle. Great choice and your image colored beautifully :o)

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card and wonderful cute image.

Niki Estes said...

So adorable, Michelle!

aquariann said...

Super cute card!! ^.^

Anonymous said...

What a great idea to ink up the doily! Will have to remember that for a future card. Great job, love the images, great coloring, and love how you pulled all the elements together. Hugs, Rea

Sirpaliina said...

Michelle, i love this card, so beatiful colouring and all this card. Thanks for joining High Hopes challenge.


Tanya Sarnowski said...

Awwe so adorable.Your coloring is awesome!!I love all the details.Thank for joining us at HH.I hope it brought back great memories!

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