Welcome to Velvet Paw Creations - Design Team Projects by Leigh Snaith-Brunton - The Sharpie Domino Queen & owner of LeighSBDesigns Art Stamps!

Friday, March 15, 2013

Week 2 of the Easter Bonnets challenge over at Third Coast CreativeChallenges!

Hello Friends!
Lots going down in the challenge world today!  We're now into week 3 of my first DominoART blog challenge and I introduced the 2nd member to my new DominoART design team too so pop over to the DominoART blog and check everything out!   We're also into week 2 of the TCCC#14 Easter Bonnets challenge over at the Third Coast Creative Challenges Blog!  Here's my inspiration for this week...another super cute vintage chic bonnet wearing fancy feline!   She's so adorable in her bonnet and matching outfit!  

I'm looking for creations featuring bonnets or hats in some way or form for this one!  So put your best hat on and come join the fun!  The end date for this challenge has now been extended to April 3 instead of March 20 because starting with TCCC#15 Spring Steampunk I'm going to host a new challenge every 4 weeks instead of 2.  You've now got lots more time to play and enter each challenge!

Third Coast Rubber Stamps used:  Henrietta DT-256-M and In Your Easter Bonnet WS-107-C

All stamping was done with Onyx Black Memento ink onto Neenah Solar White cardstock and die cut out with Spellbinders dies.  I used the following Copic Sketch markers to colour the kitty:  E41, 43, 44, Y11, 13, G21, YG06, 09, 85, B34, 37, RV10, 13 and the Colourless Blender.  I also stamped the hat portion and Kitty's bow onto a piece of scrap and fussy cut out just the flower and the bow then coloured and adhered to the main image with a dab of clear Create and Craft silicone dimensional glue.  New Sprout Memento Ink was applied with a foam ink applicator tool to the oval panel edges and I used a Spellbinders Mega Oval metal die to die cut the panel and as a stencil for the ink to preserve the white border and also applied to the edges of the sentiment panel.  All the decorative paper is My Mind's Eye (I finally made myself use some of this huge stash of gorgeous paper) and die cut out the scalloped mat with a Spellbinders Mega Scalloped Oval die and a Quickutz Lacey Rectangle die for the sentiment.  The sheer white ribbon is from Michaels and I made a tall folded card from black cardstock and adhered everything to it with craft glue.  I completed my card by adding White Magic Transparent Viva Pen pearls to all the scallops, the 4 corners of the sentiment and to kitty's pearls too then added a dash of diamond Stickles glitter glue to the flower centers.

 Thanks for stopping by to check out today's project!  Please visit my DominoART blog to join in my altered game art challenges!  D'ART#1 is Domino Books sponsored by Rick St Dennis Digital Stamps.  The domino book kit is now on sale in Rick's Etsy store!  Hope to see you all over at DominoART and Third Coast Creative Challenges too!

I've entered this one in the following challenges:
 Use Your Stuff #75 - Our Four Legged Friends
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Chic to be Shabby
Card Maniac Challenges #16 - Lots of Layers
Stamp and Create - Fur or Feathers
Tuesday Taggers - Hats and Easter Bonnets
Creative Card Crew #31 - Ribbon
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

Happy Stamping!
I design for Blockheads Paper Arts * Third Coast Rubber Stamps * Lost Coast Designs * About Art Accents


  1. Your card is fab, great image and colouring. Thank you for entering in Creative Card Crew challenge.
    Lou DT.

  2. Stunning Work!!! Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show this week! - Ashli :)

  3. Love your card, such a cute image...and great coloring. Thank you for joining us at TTCRD this week.

  4. Adorable card! Love the image and your coloring. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Creative Card Crew. Please don't forget to link back to our challenge to be eligible in the prize draw. Hope you have a wonderful day!

    - Jenn DT

  5. OMGoodness, this image is so adorable! I love it! Love your coloring, design & papers, too! Thank you for sharing this with us at TTCRD. Hope to see you again soon! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  6. Gorgeous card! Very interesting image. Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenges. Good luck and hope you'll join us again.

  7. Absolutel ADORABLE, Leigh! Now my Jezebel wants to dress up for Easter. LOL xxD

  8. A second card for our critter challenge, awesome! Very cute Leigh, very happy to have you on the Use Your stuff blog :)

  9. Your cat with the hat really made me smily, Leigh!

    Love that image and your card! Thanks for joining us at TioT!

    Claudia x

  10. Wonderful card and love the image!

  11. LOVELY!

    Thanks for joining us at TIOT!

    xxx Ellie xxx


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Leigh S-B