Monday, May 5, 2014

You.Are.Old.

Here's another example of dog-guided crafting...you know, for almost 3 years Abby has just sat patiently at my feet & let herself be covered with glitter & stray embossing powder & pop-dot liners...


Mimi, on the other hand, is the dog that did this to my kitchen floor - and to herself:

It really shouldn't come as any surprise that she likes to interfere with crafting. 

Her contribution this time around was the pawprint border, to cover up the fact that I dropped the stamp when she barked.


Supplies: Kitty, shadow, yarn, pawprint, 'hee' stamps all from Paper Smooches; haha! stamp from CTMH; 'you are old' stamp from Unity; Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Distress inks in Evergreen Bough, Spiced Marmalade, Shabby Shutters; classic small circle Nesties; Bic markers

Let's be honest, though. If any animal is going to mock you in your old age, it's gonna be a cat. That said, Mimi the Mastodon has given me a whole new appreciation for how ridiculously low-maintenance the three cats are. 


I've been catching up with my Christmas card challenges today, probably inspired by the fact that snow was in the forecast for this morning. We escaped it, but sheesh.

xoxo,
Jessi

17 comments:

jimlynn said...

Too cute and love the paw print border - great cover up! Gotta love those furry animals!
Lynn

Donna said...

Ha ha ha Ruby and Gordon do that to me ALL the time...bark...dammit...bark...dammit LOL
Fantastic card!! I love the You.Are.Old.

lostinpaper said...

Sooooo much fun in one pooch, love the paw print save on your card!

I'm a Little Teapot said...

My jaw dropped when I saw your floor! Oh my word!! however....
...Another awesome card by the crafting team of Jessi and Mimi. :)

~amy~ said...

LOL...LOVE the card and the story behind it!

Barbara Godden said...

Great cover up, omw that floor super cute picture of Abby. fabulous card love that image and sentiment.

Dana said...

Well nice cover up!! Super cute card!! Love that your doggy is 'helping' you craft!! hehe!!

Greta said...

Oh for crying out loud--she really did that?! As we say "good thing you're cute!" Love the card, Jessi!

Violent Kittie said...

I'm a cat person. Yes, they mock you. I love the card and the kitty giggles. And you never have to walk a cat in the snow.

Asha said...

I cannot stop laughing, Jessi. Your kitchen floor, our wall ... have been bombarded with canine love! And then you show us a laughing cat! A snap shot of a familiar home! LOVE this card!
xxx Asha

Dotty Jo x said...

Oh my goodness, and I think my cat is a one cat disaster area! Love your card, soooooooooo funny and perfect for that cute laughing cat image, Jo x

walchowDesign said...

Abby always put a smile on my face whenever you post her! She is just so lovely. Cute card!

tobi crawford said...

hahaha, so adorable!! Thanks for playing along with the Naughty or Nice Challenge!!

Lindsey said...

I think that's why I'm more a cat person than a dog person... I'm all about the maintenance levels. But again, Mimi created a fine design opportunity, so how bad can it be? I really like the circular senitment stamping and the background to mockingcat, too.

Rachel Izakowicz said...

This is adorable! Love your doggies too! Thanks so much for playing at Paper Smooches Sparks this week!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

LOL! I love how you covered this little mistake with the paw prints! I'm sure that Mimi didn't mean to scare you:)

I LOVE your background design and your stamping with the sentiments round the circle! FAB card all around:) THANKS for joining in the fun and playing along with us over at the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge <3 Hope you join in the fun with our Picture Perfect challenge this week <3

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Wait! I want to know how much you laughed at Mimi for getting caught in a chair and trashing the kitchen?!!! C'mon, I know you laughed!!!

Also you are spot on that cats will mock you for being old, for being not old enough, for walking on two legs, for crawling around on four, and for about everything else... ...except having thumbs.

Fun card!