Thursday, 6 April 2017

Watch the Birdie!

I always think this grumpy cat image, one of Katzelkraft's "Les Chats Russes" stamps,  looks a bit like a prison mugshot.


I thought I would emphasize that fact by putting him in a photo frame, but the slide mounts I had were too small. However I did have some Polaroid-style frames, but they are printed all over with pink and red lips. I was about to experiment with covering one with white paper to see if I could stop the design from showing through, when I realised I didn't need to - I simply turned the frame over and used the back.

I stamped the cat in memento ink and  coloured it with Promarkers, then added the frame and put it onto a card that had been covered all over with green paper. The sentiment is  computer generated. I think most cat lovers will understand.

I am sharing this with
The Crafters Café - Make us Laugh
Use Your Stuff - Polaroids
Addicted to CAS - Smile  
Show us your pussies - Furrything Goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Challenge 1

17 comments:

  1. Hilarious! I've made a selfie frame in the past using a rectangular die and a smaller square die. Cara x

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  2. Too true! Great entry in our Make Us Laugh challenge at the Crafters Café, CarolG

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  3. Oh, I know this cat! I'm sure s/he lives at my house. lol Thanks, Jane, for playing again in our "critters" challenge at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies.
    NanaConnie DT

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  4. Too funny! Just like our cat. Thanks for playing along at Use Your Stuff - Gail

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  5. Brilliant card, Jane. Great image and the sentiment really made me smile. xx

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  6. Awesome card and truer words were never spoken!! fab. use of the frame.

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  7. A super card. I love that sassy cat and a great sentiment. Barbxx

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  8. This is so cute! Love the cat stamp and that sentiment! Thanks so much for joining our Polaroid challenge at Use Your Stuff! -Lori DT

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  9. Wonderful card, love the sentiment and so true. Thanks for joining us at The Crafter's Cafe this fortnight for our "Make Us Laugh" challenge.

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  10. Love the grumpy cat image. What a clever way to use something in your stash and make it work! Thanks for the UYS entry.

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  11. Hahaha - what a fabulously funny card and soooo true !! :-D Great idea with the photo frame. Thank you for purring along to play at SUYP CATS CHALLENGES :-)

    IKE x

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  12. Hahah! This is brilliant! I love the expression on his face.

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  13. What a fun card, Jane. I think the word 'smile' was meant for the cat, but he made ME smile. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Addicted to CAS.

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  14. My favorite cat from my favorite set. really makes me smile. So glad you joined us at ATCAS this week
    Jaydee

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