Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Christmas Mug Shot Card

I am joining in on the fun at the Cat Lover's Hop again.  I recently got this stamp from Technique Junkies.  It cracks me up and I smile each time I see it.  The cat looks just like my cat Tiger!  All in all my cats are good around the Christmas trees in our house.  The big tree in the den is their favorite place to sleep once I get it decorated.  I put a quilt around the base of the tree and they like to curl up on it.  They always look so pretty under the tree with the Christmas lights on at night.  Did you notice the snow on the trees?  I bought a snow marker at Hobby Lobby a few weeks ago and this is the first time I have used it.  It is prettier in person than in the photo.  You apply the marker rather thickly to the paper and let it dry.  Then you carefully use your heat gun and it puffs up and looks like snow.  It was fun to use (see I am not hard to make happy....wink.)  My mug shot kitty will be linking up at:
Cat Lover's Hop (Cat Theme)
Simon Say Stamp Wednesday Challenge (Anything Goes)
Watercolor Wednesday Challenge (All About Christmas)
Mod Squad Challenge (Add Snow)
CARD RECIPE:
Stamps -- Technique Junkies (Christmas Mug Shot SD732) and Jillibean Soup (Sentiment and Snowflakes jb1125)
Ink Pad -- Clearsnap (Wicked Black)
Markers -- Staedtler
Snow Marker -- Marvy Uchida
Tree Diecut -- Hampton Art (SC0664)
Twine -- Jillibean Soup (jbr4420)
Cardstock -- Recollections
Mini Staples -- Tim Holt (for Advantus)

23 comments:

Janice M said...

LOL!! This is to cute. Exactly the reason we stopped putting up a tree years ago. That and we had a wire chewer. Wasn't worth the risk.
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Craftychris said...

Ooh this so made me smile! Fabulous card!
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Rebecca Yahrling said...

Oh, this is hysterical! Love that jailed kitty image. PAWsome card.
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Sue LD said...

Ha ha--this is hilarious!
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Karenladd said...

Haha...this image is hilariously fun! Of course, anyone with a cat can relate to it completely!

Heidi Weaver said...

Oh my goodness! What cat lover wouldn't love that image? I love the way you left the cat uncoloured except for the sign which he is holding. It really pulls attention to him. I can't help but keep going back to chuckle at that cat. Great idea! Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

DonnaMundinger said...

That stamp is HILARIOUS! Fortunately, my kitties are good around the tree, too. Great job with the Snow Writer. I have a tendency to burn mine...OOPS! dlmundinger(at)yahoo(dot)com USA

D.Ann C said...

That mug shot is HYSTERICAL!! We DEFINITELY need to get Technique Junkies as a sponsor next year -- Janis -- hint hint!

Beverly S. said...

Let me know the date for next year's hop when it becomes available....and I will contact Pat (the owner) and see if she will be a sponsor. She has lots of GREAT cat images. :)

SHartl said...

After I picked myself off the floor from laughing I had to see who makes that awesome cat stamp. This would make such a great Christmas card to send to all my cat loving friends and family.

Fikreta said...

so fun card!
love it!

Joyce Erb said...

Such a cute card. Thank you so much for participating this week at the Mod Squad Challenge

The Altered Paper said...

I got to get that stamp! I had such a hard time one year with some kittens I was trying to find homes for that I took the tree down early! thealteredpaper@gmail USA

ike said...

Hahahaha - fantastic !! I really love that cat image :-D
Lovely to meet you at the Hop. :-)
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KT Fit Kitty said...

OMGoodness, this is hilarious! LOVE that cool stamp! Must check out Technique Junkie - I am not familiar with this company! LOVE your card!

Denise Bryant said...

LOVE that stamp! Adorable card!
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Penny Hanuszak said...

OMgoodness what a laugh I had when I checked out your card. The cat in the police lineup looks uber guilty. Love how you've coloured everything but he culprit in question. Great card! Bev thanks so much for playing along with week at the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge!

Kath Ricks said...

What a great card for a cat lover! http://kath-allthatscrap.blogspot.com

Carole said...

Mugshot kitty - haha!! Brilliant stamp and a wonderful card!

Lady Joyful said...

Such a fun card! We've never had a cat knock over a tree (yet..!) but one in particular that always tries to climb it! Thank you for joining us at the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge - Charlotte/Lady Joyful, DT

Gayatri said...

Love the cheeky sentiment. Awesome Christmas card. Thank you very much for playing along Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes Challenge. Gayatri xx

Janis said...

I liked having National Cat Day (Oct.29) as the extra day for commenting after the link up closed. So I think we will do it that same way next year: Oct. 23-28, 2018. It won't fall neatly into a week like it did this year...more like a Tues thru Sunday, but we will finish up with the bonus post on Mon, Oct. 29th. Thank you for offering to contact her to be a sponsor!!
<3 J

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Janis said...

Bwahahahaha.....LOVE that stamp...so funny!!! That was my Skippyjon last year. We set the tree up in my craft room so the door could be closed. He still sneaked in there when I was elsewhere and knocked the tree over...more than once!! lol... This card is fabulous!!

Thank you so much for joining in the #CatLoversHop2017!
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