Thursday, September 25, 2008

She's my cherry pie...Cool drink of water...

Hey yall, Happy Thursday! I have a really short post for you today, but I had to share this card cause I love it!

I got my new Whipper Snapper stamps yesterday, so I had to ink them up right away. This image was perfect for the Sketch Challenge, so I went right to work.
 
I love this Bowl of Cherries stamp by Anna Wight...I've been drooling over it and finally had to break down once I saw that she released a chicken set. You know me and farm animals...I can't resist. I also ordered Sweet Expressions...mostly for the sentiment I used on this card. I LOVE IT!!! I colored the image with my Copic markers, cut some extra bottom cherries out and popped them up on dimensionals, and then added some shine with Diamond Glaze. The Saffron panel was embossed with the D'Vine Swirls folder, and then sponged it with Marigold Morning ink to brighten it up a bit. Then I embossed the Real Red square with the Swiss Dots folder and swiped the edges with my White Craft pad. I also rubbed the edges of the Kraft base with my White Craft ink, and did some faux stitching after I stamped my sentiment. 
The ribbon is something I found at Hobby Lobby this week...it's in the Christmas/Holiday craft isle, and it's $1.99 for a 5 yd spool, and 1/2 price this week! They have several different colors...I think I need to go back and get more!!
In other news, I was able to talk Josh into getting one of my mom's kittens!! I had fallen in love with this one, and after cuddling with her today, I just had to have her.
 
So, here's my newest furbaby. Isn't she precious??? Any suggestions for names? We're big fans of I Love Lucy, Friends (hence Phoebe & Lucy), and reality TV. I'd love to hear your ideas!!

Have a fabulous day!

Stamps: Bowl of Cherries, Sweet Expressions (Whipper Snapper)
Paper: Neenah Solar White, Kraft, Basic Black, So Saffron, Real Red
Ink: White Craft, Marigold Morning, Brilliance Graphite Black
Accessories: Stitched Ribbon (Hobby Lobby), Nestabilities, Copic Markers, Diamond Glaze, Dimensionals, D'Vine Swirls & Swiss Dots embossing Folder, Paper Piercer, Mat Pack

17 comments:

diane mcvey said...

OOOOOOHHHHHHH, I am a serious kitty lover! This one is so precious! Enjoy, I'm so envious! hehe :D

Tandra said...

Sooo cute Shannan! I love kitties even tho they make me sneeze! LOL
I love your names, how about 'Lucky' cuz shes lucky to have you!!!

SweetMissDaisy (Anna Wight) said...

Absolutely FABULOUS, and what a CUTE CUTE KITTY!!

paula said...

Hey Shannan! I just LOVE your bowl of cheries and I am so gonna do some fruit stamps I have with that sentiment! I usually leave them blank because I don't know what to put, but this is perfect! Now for the names, I love all of Anna's on her farm, she has great names. How about Daisy? :)

Giffysk8s said...

Cute, cute card!

How about Ursula? Having Phoebe and Ursula would be so cute!

Sharon in NE said...

I love your card! Sweet kitty!! My daughter is a huge Lucy fan and has the following names for her parakeets: Ricky & Lucy after which came Desilu. :D

Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

Charming card Shannon! Love the white sponged on the kraft!! And those kittens are precious!!

Christi said...

OMG I HAVE to have this stamp!! Cherries are SO my thing right now!! I even have my aunt making me a rag quilt and half of the quilt has cherries on it! LOL I am in LOVE with that kitten!! I am so bad with names but if I think of something I'll let you know. Congrats on the new addition!!

Suzanne J Dean said...

Love the simplicity of your card--fabulous! That lil' kitty is too cute, I should know becuz' I have 5 (no more according to my hubby,lol)! My friend I and I call each other Lucy (me) and Ethel (her),ha ha!

hugz,
Suzanne Dean

Libby Hickson said...

Love this card, it's so "crisp"! ;-) And I'm going to have to hit Hobby Lobby now!! And... your kitty is ADORABLE!!!

Janet said...

Well the song caught my attention and i had to keep reading ;) Great card!! The kitties are cute too!!
hugs

Jackie Pedro said...

Your card and coloring is fantastic, Shannan! I have always wanted to name an animal Stella...not reality TV, Friends or I love Lucy related, but a great name nonetheless!!

Em's Place said...

Hazel - that was another great show!
lol
Love the kitty.
We have a Fred. May get Ethel this weekend.
take care,
emily

Argyle Cats said...

your kitty is adorable!

Shi said...

Mmm...those cherries look great. :) Pretty color combo.

Linda said...

We have a dog named Lucy. I think she looks like a Chloe! She's pretty precious. Maybe Punkin or Lily?

Deb Neerman said...

Such a cute card, Shannan! And your new l'il kitty is just adorable!!

She's got that big ole "M" on her forehead so she should be named: Maggie!

I've got my 2 kitty-babies here eeewwww'ing and ahhhhh'ing over your new l'il girl! Enjoy your new Mommy-hood!

~Hugs, Deb

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