Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Coffee a hug in a mug

Today it has been a rainy, gloomy day so a warm cup of coffee sounds good.  My image is from Miss Rach freebies and the sentiment is from TLC.  My cats have been sleeping.  I have bought them wonderful beds, pillows and blankets; however, they don't sleep on any of those instead they sleep in buckets.  When my husband was receiving cancer treatments and wanted a bucket next to the bed in case he would vomit, it was a problem since he would find a cat sleeping in it.  So we had to get extra buckets for them on the backside of the bed and they love it.





Patterned Paper:  
Cardstock:  Bazzil; Recollection
Stamp:  Miss Rach (see above for direct link)
Sentiment:  TLC, Create (see above for direct link)
Circle Punches;  EK Success
Flowers:  Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon:  Offray

Challenges
Cat Lover's Hop - Day 3 Anything Goes
Eureka - Ch. 163 Pets/ Animals
Crafty Creations - Ch.301 Colorful

19 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness... what incredible creatures kitties are! LOL about the buckets - anyone would think pillows and blankets would be so much more comfortable! Maybe they like the 'contained-ness' about buckets! I hope your hubby if okay? The photos are gorgeous! Love your card.. such a cute little hat and scarf!

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  2. Your card is so cute, love it. Thanks for joining in at CCC, Claire xXx

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  3. Oh my, I laughed til my head hurt. I've been trying to write this for, like, 5 minutes, but have to stop because I'm laughing too hard. Just the thought of trying to HOLD it while waiting for the sleepy cat to clear out of the barf bucket. Your poor hubby.They ARE the perfect shape and I bet the kitties love the cool plastic... and what GORGEOUS kitties they are!!
    Thanks for the intro to Miss Rach... those will be terrific for the next Coffee Loving Cardmakers hop, too! Those flowers and bow make a perfect addition to your sweet card. Thanks again for the giggles and grins!!

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  4. That is hilarious! OMGoodness! That is such a cute story and I love the photos of the kitties in their buckets. My two boys like to sleep in cardboard boxes (these have become their "beds" in my craftroom) and the girl likes to sleep in the bucket of the shredder! It's so funny to peek under the shredder and see her in there. I tried to put a soft towel in Kiwi's box but he actually prefers brown packing paper so I had to take the towel out and paper back in! He makes a nest with it! So funny!

    Your cats are absolutely beautiful! What lovely coats they have! And your card is super cute - I love this sweet image - I've got my Miss Rach coffee/tea/cocoa cat images all printed and ready to colour for the Coffee Lovers Hop in December!

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  5. Great card for a coffee lover. And your kitties are gorgeous, full of character I see...so cute. xx

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  6. Very nice card! I love the photos of your sweet little kitties too! My kitties will sleep in anything they can get any part of their bodies in or on!
    Take Care!
    Michele

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  7. Super cool card - LUV Miss Rach images :-) Your cats are just fabulous. :-) Yes - I agree that they sleep in the most bizarre places and I stopped buying them special beds years ago LoL

    Hugz
    IKE x

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  8. Pretty card! Great take on the sketch. Your kitties are just too funny, sleeping in buckets.

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  9. Oh, my....this is just toooooooooooooo funny and soooooooooooo like cats!!! Yes, they must decide on their own sleeping accommodations. Nothing we choose will do! And if the container is a couple sizes too small, all the better! Cats.... lol...

    Since most of my tribe of cats live outdoors, we have lots of cardboard boxes with old worn out blankets or clothes in them for the kitties to nest in. You can tell how cold it is by whether the cats are sleeping alone or with a friend and also how readily they get out of bed when we go out on the back porch. Sometimes, whatever tidbits we have for them are just not worth getting out of the warm nest. We know how that is.....like when the cats want outside at 5 am!!! Arggghh...

    Thanks for sharing your adorable card and the pictures of your totally GORGEOUS cats. I want to bury my face in their magnificent coats!!! Thanks so much for being a part of the Cat Lovers Hop!!!!
    <3 J

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  10. Lol! Love your card & I love your Kitties! Are they not just the most fickle of creatures!
    Thanks for playing at Eureka Stamps this week in our Pets/Animals challenge!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  11. OH my goodness, your sweet cats are way too adorable in their not-so-comfy beds but isn't that just like a cat?!!! Your adorable card combines two great favorites...coffee and cats! I hope that your hubby is doing better now and doesn't have to worry about fighting the cats for buckets!

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  12. O my my, I love your cute kitties! And your card featured so well with Miss Rach sweet image with a coffee mug!

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  13. lovely card and the cute kitties. Thanks for sharing it with us at Eureka Stamps.
    Mary

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  14. great card
    love your cats!
    they are super cute!

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  15. Your card is wonderful, and your cats are adorable. Thank you for joining us for Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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  16. This is such a cute image, and your cats are so sweet! I love kitties!
    Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
    Debbie (TMS DT)
    Debbie's Dash of This and That

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  17. Cute card and love the story about where your cats sleep.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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