Thursday, December 3, 2009

2 kitties + 2 cards+ a candy!!

I thought I would share these with you...

I sent these two crochet kitties and cards to a sweet friend's daughters while they were recovering from the H1N1 flu a little while ago...

I made the crochet kitties about a year ago in rainbow colors and thought that they might help cheering the two little girls up... I picked the ones that matched their favorite colors and made two cards to go with them.

Big thanks to Donna for those cute Anya images!! They are perfect for girly cards! I put some Stickles on the wings of this Flutter Anya.

I think Ballerina Anya is one of my favorite Anyas! She is so cute and confident dancing!! I traced her tiara and tutus with Stickles as well.

And no, I didn't come up with the pattern for the crochet kitty cats... The pattern is from this cute Japanese amigurumi book. I was really obsessed with making them for a while and made about 18 of them in various sizes and colors!! Unfortunately, they have been "hibernating" in our closet ever since we adopted our two "real" cat children... So I am glad that they made two little girls happy and are getting more attention from their new family!! =)

Now on to the candy!! The super talented Jenn is giving away this candy that's full of Hero Arts and Purple Onion Designs goodies!!!!

But the items that I really want are the "Jenn's Original" card and ATC!!!!!!!!! Please check out her blog to find out how you can win them!

Thanks for stopping by!

ingredients used:
cardstock: Papertrey Ink
stamps: The Greeting Farm, Hero Arts (sentiments, background)
patterned paper: Sassafras
punches: Martha Stewart, Stampin' Up
decorative scissors: Fiskars
inks: Memento
glitter glue: Stickles
markers: Copic
yarns: Rowan


Milliesmarvels said...

These are adorable! I'm sure they helped to make the recipients much better :-)
Such a thoughtful gift.

NinaB said...

Wow, you crochet, too. I so wish I know how. My 8-yr-old loves knitting and she's much better than me! Your kitties are so cute and the cards that go with them are adorable.

Sanne said...

Those kitties are so ADORABLE and you made perfect cards for both of them! Lovely to see other than card creations from you!
Hugs Sanne

Kelly Booth said...

SOOOOOOOOOO cute and so thoughtful of you!! Love the cards and the Kitties are Adorable.....

Tiffany said...

OH MY!! Totally love your crocheting abilities, the kitties look sooo adorable, what fun and love both of your Anya cards, this is truly the perfect gift for little girls!!

Virginia L. said...

I ALWAYS adore your crochet kitties! I fell in love with them when I found out about your crocheting through our show and tell discussion thread. Oh....Alice, what a God send gifts are these for Kiara's girls...I know they will treasure them! You are truly TALENTED and SWEET!!!!!!

Maylee said...

O my gosh Alice, those kitties are sooo cute!! I will have to try it my kids will love them! Adorable card too. You are super talented! : )

donna mikasa said...

Oh, I know who those sweet kitties went to! So adorable, Alice!
And the matching cards....perfect!

Jane said...

Ok...........I WANT THOSE CATS!!! You are so SWEET!! I know how to crochet...I'm going to go check that out....although I'm not that good!!!!

You ROCK!!!

Lisa Hjulberg said...

Oh Alice, these are so cute!!! I want to try to make one!!! Are they very hard? I do crochet, but generally blankets. And your cards are ADORABLE! You are just the sweetest person, with the prettiest cards. I'm just sorry I don't get around often enough to comment on your blog... but I'm looking!


P.S. I've got some birthday candy up for grabs on my blog if you want to enter?

Lisa Hjulberg said...

P.S. It looks like the book is in Japanese. Is there an English version?

Suzanne C said...

Those are the cutest kittens ever and so glad that you shared them with K's little ones. The cards are perfect paired with the Kittens. (WOW by the way my skills in the crochet area are non-existent and these are fantastic!)

Vanessa said...

Alice, these are fantastic! I love the cute kittens and the matching cards are adorable!! Is there anything you can`t do?


~amy~ said... are absolutely AMAZING!!!

Stamping Cafe said...

Oh Alice, I'm still in awe of how talented you are!! You sure make two little girl super happy indeed, what a sweet friend you are!! The cards are totally gorgeous too, love them! Thank you so much again! Hugs!!

Tracey said... are one heck of a multi-talented lady!!!! Those crocheted kittens are adorable and the cards are just plain over the top....WOW, those girls sure are lucky!!!

ivy said...

those kitties make me smile & i am sure they made those 2 girls REAL happy!! you are so sweet to give up some of your collection to them!

Teri said...

OMG Alice! These kitties are just the cutest!! I used to crochet long, long ago...they don't look too difficult to make. So sweet! I'm sure the recepients loved them!! xo, Teri


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