Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Beautiful black cat

I adore this gorgeous cat stamp, an old PSX one called Waiting For Dinner, yet I hardly ever use it. Partly because in theory it belongs to my daughter and I'm just "looking after it" for her until her busy life as a working Mum allows her time to start stamping again, and partly because it's such a big, beautiful stamp that it really can't handle much in the way of added colour, pattern or embellishment. But today I've stamped it with Versafine ink and embossed with clear powder, then used it to make a big 20cm square card that has given me rather more leeway to add a background (printed from the Coosty Creations Cats download) and a sentiment (also printed from a download that was once given free on a blog). A hint of golden-green on the eyes and a tiny sliver of a border of matching green card are all the colour I added.


I am sharing this with

Glitter and Sparkle - Black and White 
Show Us Your Pussies - Furrything Goes
Sweet Stampin - Black and white and one other colour
Rubber Dance - Black and white and one other colour  

14 comments:

Liz said...

Fab card, Jane, so striking in black and white. Perfect background paper too. xx

Sue - said...

I can see why you adore that stamp Jane, it's gorgeous! His tail looks a bit like a feather duster (lol)!

cotnob said...

A super card Jane, such a beautiful image and great monochrome design.
Pauline
x

Crafting Queen said...

Love this card!

Zoechaos said...

That is a gorgeous stamp PSX, will be difficult to find now treasure it. XOXO

Bibi Lindahl said...

Beautiful card; Jane! That cat stamp is really nice. Cool cat background print, too!
Thank you for joining our August splash challenge at Rubber Dance ♥

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Jane, a really striking card. I'd look after this stamp very carefully too xx

Cara said...

A stunning card, love they way you've highlighted the eyes. Cara x

Unknown said...

Love it,love all things kitty,fab classy looking card Debbs xx

Cass said...

Fab card. Great image. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
Cass xx

Susanne Rose said...

Fab card!!! Thank you for joining us at Rubber Dance for the August challenge. xx Susanne.

everything with stickles.blogspot.com said...

Wow!!! That card is so striking x love it x love the cat and fab background paper xxx thanks for sharing at Glitter n Sparkle Chris DT x

ike said...

Super fabulous - I love this with just that teeny hint of colour. Wonderful in b + w. Maybe she won't remember you are safekeeping that adorable kitty stamp !!!? hee hee

Thank you for purring along to SUYP Cats Challenges.

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ionabunny said...

Very striking and I love the tiny touch of colour. Thanks for joining the Rubber Dance challenge. HUgz