Buddy, Vintage Woody, Friends and Tall and Thin

Happy Monday Morning everyone. I hope you had a fun and restful weekend. I have a story to share before I move on to stamping. I had an interesting weekend introducing a new cat into our already packed house of kitties. Let me insert here that there must be a blinking neon sign on my house announcing that I am a huge sucker for stray animals. A big cat appeared on our back patio inside our 6” fence in January and he never left.  He had been either dropped or had gotten lost from home.   It was obvious he had been out on his own for a very long time as he was so thin and starving.  Much to my husbands displeasure I couldn’t resist feeding him.  Someone had to take care of him.  After a couple of weeks to see if he was going to stay I took him to the vet for tests and a check up and he was found to be fairly healthy and thought to be about six years old. Since we already have four cats in the house we decided Buddy was going to be our outdoor cat.  Last Wednesday I came home and found Buddy on the front porch having an attack of some kind with labored breathing.  I raced him to the vet and it was determined that he was having an asthma attack and that he could not live outside in our terrible heat.  So there has been much hissing, growling, stare downs and out and out attacks on poor Buddy and I know he feels under siege. It is getting better but I know it will take a long time for everyone to be a happy family. 

I have some weekend cards to share with you. First is a beach scene with a vintage Woody and a surfboard.

KC Woody 1 
This was a fast scene to create using my sponges and Kittie Kits Beach Master. The Woody was stamped on watercolor paper and cut out to pop up on the frame.  I hand painted the little scene on the hand cut surfboard.

The second is a couple of friendly lambs made using a new image and sentiment from the Rubbernecker Friends Collection.  The image was stamped twice on watercolor paper, cut out and popped up in the little scene.  Aren’t they cute.

KC Lamb 1 left 
I am the guest designer this week for the SCS Clean and Simple challenge.  The challenge was to make a tall and think card.  I couldn’t resist using my cornflower and hydrangea punches to create a floral spray.  You can check out my punched paper flower and floral spray tutorials on the top right side of my home page.

KC Thinking of you 1 left 
KC Thinking of You 1 close 
KC Thinking of You 1 
Have a great week.

Stamps: Rubbernecker Woody 567-01, Kittie Kits Beach Master M002
Paper: Soft Sky, Watercolor
Ink: Antique Linen, Vintage Photo, Aged Mahogany, Peeled Paint, Broken China, Black Versafine
Accessories: Sponges, Brush, Nestabilities

Stamps: Rubbernecker Friends Collection
Paper: Pink, White, Black, Watercolor
Ink: Black Versafine, Pumice Stone, Shabby Shutters, Bashful Blue, Shell Pink
Accessories: Organdy, Nestabilities, Brush, Sponge, White Watercolor Paint, Corner Cutting Scissors

Stamps: Rubbernecker Friends Collection Thinking of You 565-10
Paper: Cool Caribbean, White
Ink: Broken China
Accessories: Mouse Pad, Stylus, Crimper, Martha Stewart Lattice, Cornflower, Hydrangea, Pine Punch, SU Bird Punch, Fiskars 1/4" Flower Punch, Glossy Accents, Postal Decorative Scissors


10 thoughts on “Buddy, Vintage Woody, Friends and Tall and Thin”

  1. I get your posts in my e-mail daily, and I wanted to leave a note- I love your talent and the cards you make- these scenes are wonderful!!!

  2. Oh Kittie… please give Buddy some love from me!! My husband and I are both cat lovers, but since we have a sick kitty at this time, we only have the one. All three of your cards are wonderful… but if I had to pick one, I’d have to say that the last one is my favorite. It’s just gorgeous!! I love the blue and white and your flowers are just perfect!!

  3. Kitty the cards are beautiful and I admire your talents……..but you have a wonderful heart to be so caring for a stray cat. Buddy is lucky to have found you. Maybe you don’t have a visible sign on your door but none the less, there is one there. Animals always know a loving heart.
    Bless you.

  4. Give Buddy a hug from my hissy fit girls 😉 I’m sure it’ll get better soon. So terrible he has asthma though, poor thing. Love, love, love that beach scene Kittie. Need to get that master set and the woody!!

  5. your beach scene is way too cool, love the coloring of the car and neat idea with the surf board. The color of your floral card is very pretty and love that border punch with the flowers

  6. Loved your card. Can you tell me the punch that you used to make the twig like branches in with your flowers?? I thought it was Martha Stewart, but have not been able to find it. Thank you.


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