Sunday, May 16, 2010

Arrrrrrrrrrrgh Matey...

Hello, and happy Sunday to you!  I hope you are enjoying a beautiful Sunday afternoon.  I finally had a minute to sit down and make my blog post today for my monthly Kit Cat Challenge Group.    This month the fabulous Michelle provided us with a WONDERFUL kit, just filled with goodies.  This adorable little pirate fella (Peg Leg Pete) from High Hopes Stamps, some yummy Ambrosia paper from Basic Grey, buttons, gemstones, and  a shiny skull and cross bones sticker, were all included in the kit, and of course, I tried to use each and every item.  I just about got the job done, too.  All I have left are 4 small buttons, and several sheets of that wonderful paper.  Miss Michelle was very generous with this beautiful patterned paper, and I know I'll find good uses for that!!  :-)  


I colored the image with my Copic markers, did a little distressing around the image with the direct to paper technique, and finished the card off with some twine attached to the little anchor image that was included in our kits.  I found this great sketch (#167) on the Card Positioning Systems blog, and knew it was just perfect for this, because I could use those wonderful buttons Michelle sent in the kit.  I love it when a plan comes together!  LOL!!

  Be Sure to hop over to the blogs of the rest of the Kit Cat gals to see what they've done with this wonderful kit.  Michelle, Kelly, Susan, Jeanette, and Catherine will have you inspired, and ready to do some happy stamping!

Thanks so much for stopping by!  May God bless and keep you today and always!

Love ya,
Lorie


13 comments:

MiamiKel said...

Gahhhhh, Lorie! What a pure treat for the eyes! Such a vision of color and uber talent! Terrific layout from CPS and how you've woven the twine around with the anchor - pure genious! This is just as sweet as pirates can be and another classic Lorie beauty!! Love, love it - and you! ** Blessings!!!! **

Nikki the *scrappinNavyWife* said...

HOLY COW THIS IS AWESOME!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!! Your coloring ALWAYS blows my mind!!!! And, of course, I LOVE THE ANCHOR! ;o)

HUGS!
Nikki

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Wow! Wow! WOW! You're always knocking my socks off with your creations, Lorie, and this one is no exception! Your coloring is fantastic! I love the details you put into your layout, too - perfect use of the buttons and I love the cord/twine. Awesome!!!

Kathy Czygan said...

Wow! Lorie this is so creative! Ilove the way you arranged the twine around the card with the anchor on the end. Your coloring is perfect!

Linda Beeson said...

Very cute card, PERFECT use of that CPS sketch.

Jackie said...

Brilliant card, fab colours and colouring and I love that DP :o)
Jackie xx

Rose Petal said...

Hello Lorie. How amazing, a story in its own right. Lots of gorgeous detail, fab papers, brilliant image, so brilliantly brought together with your amazing skill. Love it. Happy crafting.
With love, Sandra xx

Michelle said...

This is just amazing! See! There was a great reason why I'm tardy this month - I can use all of you for inspiration - LOL...
I just love how you put everything together and the skull on the hat just made me laugh - awesome touch! I love it to bits and you definitely made the most of this kits! And as always, LOVE your coloring - he just sings...

Hugs to you
Michelle

Lisa B said...

Oh Lorie! I am running out of things to describe your work. I look at it and just say WOW how does she do this??? I only wish I had 1/4 of your talent!!!

Hugs,
Lisa

djones said...

Incredible card!! Your coloring is, as always, AWESOME! I love what you did with the twine...it's the perfect embellishment for this card.

Lea L. said...

What a fun card!! Thanks for joining us at CPS this week!

♥♥♥Lea

Sam said...

Such an awesome card. Really, too adorable. Love the colors and that sweet image which you have colored so perfectly and the anchor on the twine and pretty much evreything about it.

Susan said...

Well, shiver me timbers!! This is great! I love how you "anchored" the twine to frame the gorgeously colored image panel and how you featured the buttons & bling on the corners. But that skull hat is TDF - LOVE IT! Lorie, you totally rocked this kit! {purrs} {hugs}

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