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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Feline Thankful blog hop stop #5

**This Blog Hop is now closed**

Hello there, and welcome to your next stop in the Feline Thankful Blog Hop! I'm so lucky to be part of the great team at Feline Playful, where 500+ challenges are tracked each week. If you're not already one of their over 1800 members, now's a good time to start!

If you stumbled upon this post, please go the Feline Playful blog to read all about this big party; there are so many fantastic prizes to be won, including two right here on my blog.

I just want to take a moment to thank all you crafters & Challenge hosts for not only helping me grow as a crafter, but for always adding a bit of sunshine to my days. I'm certainly thankful for ya'll!

There are three ways to win prizes during our party, which runs Sept. 21 - 27 (winners posted on the 28th):
  1. Visit the Feline Playful site (be sure to be a follower) and enter your name into the Linky list. You only need to enter your name once to be eligible for daily prizes, as well as a Grand Prize.

  2. Visit all the blogs on the Blog Hop and keep track of the Secret Letters provided on each one. Once you have all the letters (in order!), e-mail your answer to felineplayful@gmail.com.
    • Your letter for this stop is: E

  3. Leave a comment on the blogs as you hop along for chances at extra prizes.
All winners will be chosen randomly, and announced on Sept 28 at Feline Playful.

Your next stop on the Hop: Christi's Creations

Here's my "Thank You"-themed project:
Free-standing Pop-up Card Tutorial: Splitcoast Stampers
Stamps: Inkadinkado, Hero Arts
Paper: Recollections, stash
Tools: Martha Stewart punches & scissors, Fiskars papercutter, Cricut & SCAL, stamp block, Sew Easy, needle, Crop-O-Dile
Supplies: ZipDry glue, Recollections embossing powder, Versamark inks, Copic markers, Pink Paislee baker's twine, stash eyelet, acrylic gems


This card is very much inspired by one of my favorite cats of all time, Blue, our neighbor's tom. Although he's the toughest cat on the block (I caught him hunting a raccoon once!), he's also a big sweetie & lets me give him a scratch now and then. Just one of the many things in my life for which I am very thankful!

Your next stop on the Feline Thankful Blog Hop: Christi's Creations

144 comments:

Mette said...

We should be thanking you and the other ladies for keeping us informed of current challenges - it's a HUGE help.

And here's to another year :).

Hugs, Mette

Scrappy Scatty said...

Oh my goodness wonderful creation
Love Jan
xx

Indira Tanwar said...

Hi! Congrats on 500 challenges and 1800 members at Feline playful. Your project is really nice.

Cheers,
Indira
http://arty-sorts.blogspot.com/

Denise and Louise said...

Great card - love the design.
Thanks for all your hard work bringing us the daily challenges and winners etc.
Denise xx

Shime said...

Great card!
I'm fond of cats so i really like your work!

hannelie said...

Thanks for all your hard work , it sure makes it so much easier having all challenges on one page!

alethea said...

Wow, your card is fantastic!! Thanks for all your hard work at FP!! HUgsxx

zuhause von bastelexpedition said...

Thanks for your hard work eyery day.
And also thanks for this blog hop.


hugs diana

Bunny said...

Oh love this creation, i have made one before, not as nice as yours though...Loving the blog hop..

Caz

Livert said...

Love the hop. Cool card.

Hugs Liv

Margreet said...

Gorgeous creation......great hop!
xxx Margreet

Hussena said...

wow i really like this card and never seen a pop card like this before its just so lovely thanks for sharing.

Dr Sonia S V said...

Love to see the different card types you make-- Have always wanted to make this one-- its beautiful the colors and images lovely

Cheers
Sonia
http://cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

Trina said...

What a neat card! Your cat stamp looks all sorts of cool... That must be one tough cat! Chasing raccoons is no small feat!

cindy said...

I love those cards. They are so fun.

Suzie McFloozy said...

What a fantastic project (you clever clogs !) and a fab hop !
Happy International Day of Gratitude thanks for all that you do on feline playful - it's one of my daily stops !
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

Jenn Borjeson said...

This is great - very clever! Cute story, too - my cat is a big, giant baby. He's HUGE - and scared to death of everything. LOL

Helen said...

Oh, what fun! I absolutely adore your card!

Harriet said...

What a great card! I love the colouring :) xxxx

craftykitten said...

Wow this is stunning. Great colours and a fab creation.
hugs
Dawn xx

Anita Kejriwal said...

Super cool cat! This is so pretty! I,m following you now.

shersl84bed said...

Love your project, very creative and unique.
I'm a new follower

Smiles Sher
ShersL84bed at aol dot com

Barbara Colbert said...

Wonderful creation!!!! NICE job!

Eemeli said...

Great piece of art and I love those colors! Thanks for the hop and a huge thank you for the work you do at Feline.
Hugs from Finland, Eemeli

Karen Hasheck said...

Great card and fun blog hop! Thanks to Feline Playful for all you do!

Carla said...

ypur project is very lovely

Tammylee said...

Very cute project! Great blog hop with fun prizes. Love the way you did this.

Tammylee

Tracy said...

Love the pop up card - must try that one

The Stamper's Touch said...

Fabulous, absolutely fabulous!! Such wonderful details, I love it!!!

Linda

DtsArt said...

what a brilliant card

NanaConnie said...

Ooooo, love the way you did Big Blue! I use Feline Playful every day to help me decide which challenges I can combine without doing a dis-service to the theme on any one of them. Thanks for all the hard work you do!

Kelly said...

How cute is that!!! thank you for the chance to win!

Yelowflower said...

thanks for hosting this fun event....I love blob hops, I meet so many neat people this way!!!

Lisa said...

wonderful job, I love it!! Thanks for Sharing

Martha said...

what wonderful project~

craftybirdlisa said...

just having a quick hop. gorgeous cat card x

Priyanka Bokdia said...

wow this is fabulous! loved ur creation!! and the blog hop sounds fun too!

Ardilla said...

Fab project!!!
Love the colors and the thread embellishment :)

Frea said...

Hi CG, love this gorgeous pop up card!! And your 'feline' is so pretty!! Hugs, Frea

Nikki Byrne said...

Awesome card project. Brill hop :o)

Hugs

NIKKI

Crafterkhush said...

Nice and lively card.. thanks for all you do feline playful.. :-)

Bernadet said...

oooow this is just amazing!!!

Tanya said...

This is so cute! And thanks so much for the link to the tutorial, I had forgotten all about these.

jimlynn said...

Fabulous project!!! So very cute.
Thanks for all your hard work on Feline Playful.
Lynn

Julie said...

Aaaamazing Christie! Feline thankful to you for being part of the wonderful team that makes the art of challenge entering so easy. Happy crafting,Julie.x

Annette said...

Wow, love that pop up card, it is fab. Thanks for all you do on FP. We're all so grateful you do it.
Annette
xx

Vicki said...

Amazing card. Thanks for sharing. I love feline playful.

ladyjanet_56 said...

Love this free standing pop-up card it's very Pretty & I also love the Jedi card too, Happy Hopping. Janet T

Sugar said...

aww that is so cute! love it!!

Vivi Casale said...

what a cute project!!
xoxo

trisha too said...

That is an amazing card, cg! Thank you for helping with this fabulous hop, and for all you do at Feline Playful!

:)

Nikbee said...

A fab pop up card.
Nikki x

Elizabeth Hart said...

I adorte the "blue cat" - can just imagine him hunting that racoon. This is such a delightful project and it hightlight that cat perfectly!!Fabulous!!

Wies said...

What a great thank you card. Love the cat in the pop up. Thanks for the blog hop.

downrightcrafty said...

fabulous creation so inspirational, and think Feline does a fabulous job, thank you for the hop
Hugs Kate xx

♥Jan♥ said...

Thanks for all your work - I know it has made my life much easier !! --Jan--

Samantha said...

Beautiful card, love all the twine so cute! great blog! awesome hop and brilliant team of playfuls! thanks for the chance to win xx

Samantha :0)

Shari said...

Super card - love how it unfolds. You and the other ladies deserve our thanks for all that you do for us!!

Merry said...

How cool is that project....love all the twine and the paper you have used. Thanks so much to you for being part of Feline Playful and making my life so much easier. :-)

Kathleen said...

what a great card.
and just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for all the hard work you put into maintaining the FP blog.
it certainly makes life so much easier!!

Kathleen Mc xx

Sue said...

I LOVE your project, so pretty Thanks for everything you and the rest of the Feline Playful team do Sue xx

Sandra said...

Just amazing this is so beautiful love the colours they are so soft! great image and that stitching just looks perfect and really finishes the project off beautifully:) Sandra H

Karen McAlpine said...

Great pop up! Love the colors.

JLJ Designs said...

Sweet card! I love the kitty and the fibers. Thanks for a great blog hop!

Jen

Sammibug said...

Oh my goodness, what a cute pop up card! Very cool!

Roberta said...

This card is so sweet, great job!

Dawn said...

Cute project.

Debs said...

Gorgeous creation, I so love that cat in blue, perfect, thanks for a great blog hop, having a blast
Debs R
xxx

Kathy D. said...

what a cool design. Thanks for having a wonderful blog hop

Tracy said...

So fun and festive! Love the unique fold. :-) TFS!

Carly said...

Oh wow what a puurrrrfect design!

Ultimate Whirligig said...

Great colours used. Fun hop:)
Michelle

LaJanette said...

THis is oh so cool! Love how it just pops right up! Loving all the blue too:0) Thanks so much for keeping track of so many challenges; truly awesome!

Hugs;
Janette

julieprice3 said...

Terrific popup card. Feline Playful is awesome, Thanks so much for keeping us updated with challenges, Great blog hop
Hugs Julie P

Miss Sue said...

I love pop up cards! Thanks for hosting this blog hop and all your hard work.

HandmadebyTLC said...

Super cute kitty project! Thanks for the letter!
Hugs
Tammy Louise

Marjo said...

All I know is that we can't thank all of you team members enough! You do an amazing job keeping all of us informed and on track.

Thanks ever so much, awesome card!

xoxo Marjo

Gale said...

Nice! Great image and that card shape is awesome.
Thanks for the hop.

:) Gale

NancyD said...

Love, love, love your creation! Thanks for all the work you do to keep us up to date on the challenges. NancyD

Pauline said...

Hi CG.... thanks for sharing your awesome creation on the Feline Playful bloghop... what would we do without Feline Playful!
hugs,
Pauline

Jeannie from PolkaCabana.wordpress.com said...

OOOH I have seen this pattern before! Love your fibers on this! Awesome...just awesome!

juelmarie said...

Too fun!! Thanks for the hop!

Neha Jain said...

what a lovely creation :)

inkypinkycraft said...

Lovely and fun hop thanks trace x

Ms. Petersen said...

I've never seen anything like your card before, and I LOVE it! Would it be considered a pop-up? Did you follow a tutorial or did you come up with that on your own? I seriously, seriously love it!

Thank you so much for all the work you do at FP. I go there almost every day and am always grateful to you.

Fiona said...

gorgeous pop up card...love;y!!

Fi
x

Beth aka BR-T said...

Oh this is perrrrfect!

Dot said...

Such a great project. This will be one fun hop - can't wait to get hopping and thank you for all the work you all do for us.
hugs Dorte

dmbennett said...

Wonderful project. Love this pop up card idea. Thanks for sharing.

Celeste said...

OH WOWZERS.... this is absolutely fabulous. I am anew follower

Julia said...

Love the pop up card! Thanks for the letter.

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

Love this project! Great paper, terrific tag, & a fabulous box!

*CAFE said...

Oh my....what a gorgeous card, and such awesome colors! Blue should be thanking you for such a tribute! :0)

Joanne Gilch said...

Fabulous pop up box with the colorful papers and twine.

Yone said...

Having fun with this Blog Hop ! Hugs from Brazil ! Yone

Barbara said...

I am comment 100...how exciting!! Thanks for sharing this darling pop up card. I must try this soon. Thank you for sharing with us. Thanks also for all your hard work in posting all the challenges and winners. I truly appreciate it. Hugs

Susan Hogan said...

What a fabulous card - and great cat photo!

dj1952 said...

Thank you so much for all of your work with Feline Playful. Your project is fabulous. Hugs, dj1952

CardArTart said...

my goodness blue is great inspiration! love the pop up card and love feline playful. thanks so much.

Lyndi said...

What a great pop up card. I love it - nevertried one of these before.

Lxx

Scrappycath said...

OMGoodness! That pop up card is so cute!!! Thanks for all you do!

ike said...

WoW - that's stunning and I adore that Kitty stamp :-) Thank you for all you do.
Ike xxx

DonnaMundinger said...

Super adorable! Love the kitty! I really appreciate all that you do at FP. thanks for all your hard work. xxD

Tessa en Anke said...

Lovely card...And will be a fun hop..xx

Renee said...

Such an adorable project!! I love this digi. Thanx for sharing..
hugs-
Renee

Kassiah said...

Great job, sweets! I can never get these popup cards right. Yours is adorbz xo

Suzi said...

Hi CG, I would be lost without you and the girls over at Feline Playful, thanks for all your hard work daily. Adorable box stand up card thank you card.
Hugs
Suzi x

Sandi said...

cg - love your creation and super job over at Feline Playful!
☺ Sandi

Vanessa (aka V'ness, Nessa, oldschool) said...

great project!!!

Jennifer Scull said...

oh my goodness, that is amazing! what a fantastic pop up card! I love Feline Playful! :)

Jennibee's Cardspot said...

Terrific card and gift idea,
Love Jenni xx

Jenn Zeeb said...

Your card is great! and the stitching really add that little extra.

Hugs
Jenn

CTgirl said...

Oh wow, what a fabulous clever creation! I just love it!!
TFS
What a great hop. Thanks for all the hard work!!

Sazzle said...

This is my first blog hop - I thought it was about time I took part in one :-)

Great job girls!

xx Happy crafting & glittery hugs xx

Sazzle

http://sazzlecraft.blogspot.com/

mariella said...

hi!!! greetings from italy!!!!

Stacy said...

Fun fun project! I LOVE pop ups! I just wanted to pop in and say thank you for your kind comment on my blog for the Breast Cancer blog hop for FBD!
have a blessed weekend!
Stacy

Carmen O. said...

What a wonderful creation! Thanks for all you do to run Feline Playful!

Marion E. said...

What a fantastic suprise card you made! Totally love it! I sure can see that the cat inspired you with the image!
A big thank you to you personaly as well. I love it that I can use Feline Playful everyday and that you all do so much work. It's very appreciated by me!
Big warm Hug
Marion

Kathleen B. Hernandez said...

What an adorable inspiration for your project! Here's hoping to get lucky! =)

Kath
Blog: “Let’s Get Scrappy!”

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

WOW your creation is awesome! Thanks for everything you do at Feline Playful!

Iulia said...

Wow! What a fantastic project! love everything about it!I'll definitely follow!
Also,thank you so much for the work you do for us over at Feline Playful! Congrats and have a great day!
Hugs, Iulia

Glo said...

Thanks for this blog hop!

Pink Dandelion said...

Thank you to all the team for keeping us up to date with all the latest challenges. Love your project and what a handsome chap is Blue. Debs xx

Wendy Colledge said...

Fabby pop up card CG! Awesome Feline Playful hop & prizes, thank you for the chance to win! xx

Cat said...

Wow cool pop up card! Hopping along....

ferrellgraph-x said...

Wowzers! i was not expecting a pop-up card from the first picture! fantastic job!
Kindest regards,
Jennifer

Tracey said...

wow what a stunning project :)
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Jessica said...

Wow, I love your pop up card box!!! Happy to have hopped in from the HOP!
:O)
Jessica

Anne said...

Wow, love your pop up card! Lovely cat image (and Blue :-)!

Thank you for the lovely blog hop and for always working hard to keep us updated :-) I found and noted your letter ;-)

Best regards,
Anne

ChickieChirps said...

Fabulous project! I love the blues!

Thank you so much for all your hard work for us updating challenges etc on the website!

Arabella

weewiccababe said...

wow, what a fab card - have bookmarked the tut, thankyou :)
Debz
xx

Renee VanEpps said...

WOW! This is gorgeous!!!!!!!! Love love the beautiful cat, the twine, the stitching, all is awesome :) Thanks so much for everything you do on this site.. It's so helpful :)

Romina's Cretive Crafts said...

wowie !!thats super stunning !!

Victoria said...

Wow such a detailed card/gift box! It's lovely.

Scrappy said...

Love your pop-up card! Really great job! Thanks so much for all you do at Feline Playful! It is really appreciated!

Shazza said...

I love this x

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

totally fantastic! love that cat!

hugs :)

Scrapalajen said...

OMG1 My jaw just dropped on seeing your beautiful pop-up card. My, it should have taken you 'ages' to do it...LOL! Absolutely gorgeous. TFS!

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sparklingblackrose said...

This card is awesome and I love cards with an inspiration story too! Happy birthday feline playful! Elaine-xxx-

Lisa M said...

How sweet to do a tribute card to your neighbor's cat. I can see why though, that's an adorable cat and your card is wonderful. I love that style and technique.
Thank you also for all you do to make Feline run so smoothly!
LOL..I get it now, feline card...Feline blog..Hahaha. ;) Just getting started here, coffee not quite kicked in yet.
Thank again,
Lisa xx

Christine aka blankiefinder said...

What a wonderful pop up card! I love it!

squiggle7 said...

Wow, I have never seen anything like this before. What a great idea, love the papers you have used.

Emma

Tracey Manderson said...

Oh wow that is amazing! great work. Thanks for the hop
hugs
tracey

craftybirdlisa said...

wow gorgeous card.