Saturday, October 29, 2016

Cat Tags for National Cat Day!

Hey, folks!

Even though the day is almost over, I wanted to post a couple of cat things I made because October 29th is National Cat Day! :o)

I actually took photos of a bunch of other cat projects that I wanted to share, but I was low on natural light, so my other pictures turned out a little fuzzy.  I'll re-photograph those and post them on Tuesday because that's a very special day for us!! :o)

These tags aren't recent projects -- I made them a while back.  My hands have had a lot of blisters on them for weeks, so I haven't been able to craft as much as I'd like to lately.  I've coloured some stamped images and die-cut stuff here and there, but my hands have just kind of hurt for a while, so it's trickier to craft.  It's totally annoying because there are so many things I want to make!  GAH!  And I get pretty grumpy when I don't craft. :D

Anyhoo -- let's get to the cat tags!  First up is this smiling kitty face tag...

The stamp of the cat's face is from PTI's Halloween Treats & Sweets stamp set, and his eyes are brads from Eyelet Outlet!  His dapper bow tie is a chipboard sticker from Crate Paper.  I coloured in his nose and added some sweet little ear hairs with a Copic marker.  Humble has the sweetest ear hairs ever in life, by the way. :D

This next tag is shaped like a bread tag -- only bigger!

I used a die from the Chalk Talk Framelits set from Stampin' Up! and die-cut a super-cute journaling card from Simple Stories that I backed with cardstock for some sturdiness.  I love how those cats are peering in!  The wavy banner die is from We R Memory Keepers, and I used Thickers to spell out "kitty". :o)

I recently found this great blog hop for cat lovers, so I'm linking up my tags [super-close to the deadline]!  I read the rules, and I was glad to see that you can link stuff you've made in the past that you haven't blogged yet.  I love seeing all the cat projects people made -- gives me serious SMILE PAIN!! :D

Thanks for stopping by today!  And if you're lucky enough to live with a cat, give him or her a big ol' hug for me! :o)