Today is a very special day..out dearest cat Billy has reached the age of 10....yes my sweet boy celebrates a whole decade of being part of our home and lives. I have dedicated my post today to my furry boy.
I sorted out a few photos...as a kitten of 6 weeks old, with his sweet pink nose.
His first adventures in the garden
Through the early early years
He became my avatar for my blog when I started blogging nearly 8 years ago. This is the photo I still use of him sitting on my studio roof, still a favourite look out post.
He often photo bombs!
One of my talented blogging friends Jane even created a wood print of him, which sits proudly on the shelf above his (he likes to think it is) green chair
And right up to date; this was him yesterday finding some shade in the garden during our heatwave.
He hosts my blogs at certain times of the year too..most recently my Christmas in July post
I have made lots of cards and projects based on him, these are my faves using my favourite cat stamp set, Curious cats by Visible Image
Billy in the garden (with his real life friend and visitor Blackie)
Billy in his box
and Billy's fence
So my card today is made with the same set..I have made several versions of this over the years as they sell so well at Dotty's Teahouse. It is made with distress inks. I pinked his nose with pen and added glossy accents to his eyes.
I would like to enter it into the following challenges;
Fashionable stamping 3/3 use those inks any way you want to
Not just cards 3/3 anything goes
Card Mania 5/5 anything goes
The Artistic stamper distress it
A bit more time to craft 1/3 anything goes
So happy birthday to my sweetest dearest cat Billy, here's to reaching your 10th birthday and here's to many, many more. You are such a blessing to us.
Bye for now,