Select Page

The Crazy Cats from Tim Holtz are so much fun! Find out more by clicking the following link: http://limedoodledesign.com/2016/02/crazy-cats/ cat greeting card apology sorry

The Crazy Cats set from Tim Holtz is simply a hoot! I mean look at the expressions on these guys LOL.

Tim Holtz Crazy Cats set

Inspired by the Crazy Birds cards that Kristina Werner made a little while back, I picked two cats with the expressions which killed me most and stamped them on Arches watercolor card with Versafine Onyx Black ink. I then used Schmincke watercolors to add some crazy coloring LOL. I painted the cat with fish card first and thought that he looked suitably ashamed and guilty so gave him an embarrassed blush to his cheeks and also his tummy as if even his tummy was ashamed of eating the fish!

The Crazy Cats from Tim Holtz are so much fun! Find out more by clicking the following link: http://limedoodledesign.com/2016/02/crazy-cats/ cat greeting card fun drink alcohol

Next I colored the slightly dazed looking cat with the milk bottle. I thought he was looking so dazed he could almost be a bit queasy and so I picked some greens to represent that and combined those with blues for contrast.

The Crazy Cats from Tim Holtz are so much fun! Find out more by clicking the following link: http://limedoodledesign.com/2016/02/crazy-cats/ cat greeting card

Next came the sentiments! It was an easy choice for the cat with the fish – he had to be apologising so I dug through my stamp sets and found this sentiment from Avery Elle’s Handwritten Notes set which was just perfect. However, what to put for the queasy cat, hmmmm, combining the dazed look with the milk bottle and well I did think he looked a bit hung over! I rarely drink myself (getting up early with three kids soon put paid to that LOL), however I do know a few people who enjoy the odd tipple and thought this sentiment from Adult Beverage Sayings fit the bill!

The Crazy Cats from Tim Holtz are so much fun! Find out more by clicking the following link: http://limedoodledesign.com/2016/02/crazy-cats/ cat greeting card

Both sentiments were stamped with Versafine Onyx Black to get the best impression on this textured watercolor card. Having completed the two scenes I cut the panels with a Stitched Rectangle.

The Crazy Cats from Tim Holtz are so much fun! Find out more by clicking the following link: http://limedoodledesign.com/2016/02/crazy-cats/ cat greeting card apology sorry

To add some warmth to the edges I rubbed Brushed Corduroy around the fish card and Iced Spruce around the milk card.

The Crazy Cats from Tim Holtz are so much fun! Find out more by clicking the following link: http://limedoodledesign.com/2016/02/crazy-cats/ cat greeting card fun drink alcohol

Finally I mounted both panels on Desert Storm card bases.

I know these cards are slightly different to my usual style, but we have a range of family and friends who have different tastes and it is good to have a little variety in our stash of handmade cards :D

SUPPLIES

You can find links to the supplies I’ve used below; click on the picture or wording to get taken directly to the product. Where available I use affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I truly appreciate your support.

Pin It on Pinterest