Monday, October 23, 2017

Out of Africa Card

I found out about a blog hop which is "new" to me but looks like a lot of fun. It is the Cat Lover's Hop.  This is the third year it has been held (wish I had known about them too.....wink.)  Once I found out about it this afternoon, I couldn't wait to get in my craft room.  The first thing I had to do was find some cat images in my rubber stamps.  I went through all my stamp sets and managed to find quite a few (some have not even been inked....yipee!)  There is also a movie inspired challenge going on at AAA Cards and I have had an idea for an Out of Africa card for a few days. I went to work aiming to combine the two challenges but in my creative "haze." I forgot one very important thing.  I forgot to make my card Clean and Simple for the AAA Cards!  Uh oh!  Oh well, I had fun making this card with my all time favorite movie in mind.  In fact after our dinner tonight, I am going to be watching Out of Africa.  Making this card made me want to watch it yet again!  I hope to make several more cards for the Cat Lover's Hop.   One of my cats kept me company this afternoon and approved of this card.

Cat Lover's Hop (Your creation has to be cat themed.)

Southern Girls Challenge (Crazy For Critters)
Stamps -- Hampton Art
Ink Pad -- Clearsnap, Inc. (Wicked Black)
Cardstock -- Recollections
Diecuts -- Sizzix (Stitched Square) and Gina Marie Designs (Rectangles)
Embossing Folder -- Sizzix
Trim -- Hobby Lobby
Sequins -- MultiCraft Imports, Inc.
Misc. -- Hemp Twine


DonnaMundinger said...

Oh, I just loved that movie. I remember when I went to see it in the theater, I was sort of dressed in that style (well, at least I thought so, LOL) You've definitely captured the feel and I adore your BIG cat. Welcome to the Hop. Glad you found it. xxD dlmundinger(at)yahoo(dot)com USA

Sue D said...

FAbulous card with this Big CAT! I like how you were inspired by this movie.
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Christi Conley said...

Beautiful card - I love how you put all the elements together! I confess, I've never seen the movie {shame on me!} but your card inspires me! Love your BIG kitty & can't wait to see what else you create for the hop :)
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ike said...

Paw-some card. Lovely to see a big cat on the Hop :-) I have never seen that film.
Lovely to meet you at the Hop :-)
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Becca Yahrling said...

Awesome card inspired by the movie (which I would love to watch again!). Love the animal print.

Tee said...

Super cool card! Love the images on kraft! Nice. thealteredpaper@gmail USA

Fikreta said...

very nice card!

D.Ann C said...

Welcome to the hop! Your card is gorgeous!! I love the embossed background and the way you wove the leopard ribbon through the bottom!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Beautiful card - I especially love the detailed lion stamp! Yay for the Cat Lovers Hop - so happy you discovered it!

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Karenladd said...

What a wonderful card with a movie inspiration. I also enjoyed Out of Africa and always remember the scenes where they fly over the herds of animals and those amazing vistas. That lion image is so majestic!

Craftychris said...

Such a gorgeous card - I love the wonderful lion stamp! xxx
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NanaConnie said...

Love, Love, LOVE the big African cat, Bev!

Denise Bryant said...

Love that big cat!

Carole J said...

Love the design of your big cat card, Beverly! It looks fab on kraft card and the ric-rac ribbon really sets it off nicely!

Janis said...

Really love this wonderful lion card!! Those images are just fabulous. I like the cool embossing around the edges of your stamped panels...and that awesome snakeskin!!

Thank you so much for joining in the #CatLoversHop2017
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Lisa Lynn said...

Gorgeous card. Love the lion stamp.