Saturday, October 29, 2022

Challenge #1 - CRAZY FOR CATS - Cat Lovers Hop by Cat

Welcome to Crazy for Cats Challenges Big Launch Party!

Thank you for all your wonderful support and playing along with us during the Cat Lovers Hop!  Your entries into our first challenge are FURRtastic!  I'm busy hopping our entries and will spend the weekend hopping the Cat Lovers Hop too!

The Cat Lovers Hop may be over for this year but Crazy for Cats is here for you 365 days a year so keep those kitty projects coming😻

Click to go to Challenge #1 linky post

I LOVE CATS....enough said right, LOL!
As the saying goes..."you can never have too many cats", well that applies to Cat challenges too, you can never have enough challenges where you can enter your Cat themed projects to your hearts content all year long!  Crazy for Cats Challenges is dedicated in loving memory to Sue EisenHauer, Ike's Art, who sadly passed away in April 2022.

Crazy Cat Lady Design Team Cat Call
If you're a Crazy Cat Lady, or Lad because guys are welcome too, then I've got the PURRfect Crazy Cat Lady DT for you to join!  The call is open to everyone with a passion for creating Cat projects!  So if you LOVE Cats and enjoy inspiring others and would love to apply for the Crazy for Cats' Crazy Cat Lady DT either full time or part time please have a read of the DT requirements HERE!

To celebrate our big launch party we started our first challenge early so we, the Crazy Cat Lady DT, could play daily in the Cat Lovers Hop hosted by Janis!  All future Challenges will begin on the first Friday of each month!  To enter the Challenge click HERE or the badge above to go to the our Oct 24 post, the linky is at the bottom - you have until 11:55pm pacific time on November 25th to enter your Cat projects.

All kinds of Cat projects, products and styles are welcome:  paper crafting, altered art, mixed media, rubber stamps and digis stamps, sweet and quirky/odd and creepy cute, contemporary and vintage, spooky and get the idea - all Cats are welcome!

I'm so delighted to have Lawn Fawn sponsoring our big launch party with a FURRtastic prize, one lucky Cat Person will win $25 to spend at their store - how FURRtastic is that!!

To be eligible to win the Main Prize and to help us promote Crazy for Cats Challenges please follow the Challenge Rules outlined below as well as the following:
  • You must mention and link to the Crazy for Cats Challenges in your post.
  • Display our main badge in your blog sidebar - that's the one at the top of the right sidebar. 
  • Include our main badge or Challenge #1 badge in your blog post and social media shares.
  • Use #CrazyForCatsChallenges on social media.

by Cat

  • Challenge rules are subject to change when necessary and the most current rules will always be listed here for easy reference!
  • Our challenges are monthly and start on the first Friday of each month.
  • Projects must always feature a CAT!
  • All kinds of projects are welcome from paper crafting to jewelry, etc!
  • Please follow our blog and leave a comment on the challenge post when you enter.
  • You may enter up to five times per month.
  • No limit on how many other challenges you can combine with ours!
  • Link up with a direct permalink to your project post.
  • Projects must be blogged or shared on or after the date of the challenge, older postings and projects are not eligible.
  • You must mention and link to the Crazy for Cats Challenges in your post.
  • Display our main blog badge in your blog sidebar to be eligible to win the main prize - that's the one at the top of the right sidebar.
  • Include our main badge or current Challenge badge in your blog post and social media shares.  Required for Challenge #1 then optional but appreciated for the rest of our challenges unless otherwise stated to be eligible to win the main prize.
  • Use #CrazyForCatsChallenges on social media
  • It is OK to use another online forum such as Flickr and Instagram if you do not have a blog.
  • If you would like us to leave a comment, be sure you have comment verification turned off and/or that the site you’ve posted to does not require membership to comment etc.
  • We respect copyright, please do not use product that have been copied without the manufacturer’s/designer’s consent, this includes but not limited to unbranded dies etc.
  • Non- sponsored challenges are "just for fun".
  • Sponsored Challenges - the main Prize winner will win the sponsored prize when offered.  You also get our Winner Badge and an invitation to be a guest DT for a future challenge using your prize - project does not have to be based on the challenge theme at the time.
  • Top 3 winners win badges and are invited to guest DT for a future challenge - projects do not have to be based on the challenge theme at the time.
If you know of any companies with Cat imagery who love sponsoring challenges please email me their contact details at

Also play in our sister challenges too:

Have a wonderful crafty day!
Cat 🐱


  1. That's a fabulous cheetah Cat!! What a great slimline!! I arrived from the Cat Loers Hop!
    Diane H. {Nellies Nest}

  2. Just beautiful! It's fun to see the Big Cats too! I like all cats - well all animals really! Love your slimline style! Hello and hugs from the Cat Lovers Hop!

  3. What a superb slimline card! The leopard is so arty and majestic. Magical colours- gorgeous! Happy hopping!

  4. Wow! Such fabulous stamp and it looks so beautiful with those colours!! Happy Hopping!

  5. We have seen many cats in the hop, but no wild cats yet. Very nicely designed slimline card.

  6. This is absolutely amazing! Stunning stamp and loving the gorgeous color scheme!
    Ellibelle's Corner

  7. Wow! This is a wonderful design. I love how you've created this and the colors are great.

  8. Love your slimline card using this fabulous leopard!

  9. Fabulous slimline beauty!! The cheetah is an amazing big cat!!

  10. Gorgeous slim line card, Cat! Magnificent leopard image. Visiting from the Cat Lovers Hop. :-D

  11. Popping over from the Cat Hop again today to say hello! Such a beautiful design in my favorite color! I love this!
    Love To Scrap 2

  12. Oh lovely to see the big cats today! Beautiful stamp and a lovely project! x

  13. Oh, wow! I had not seen the Extreme slim-line design before. Looks so striking!! Fabulous images and gorgeous blended background, Cat. Beautiful!!
    Thank you so much for all your support in our #2022CatLoversHop!!
    <3 J
    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  14. Beautiful image and colour scheme! Just hopping by from the Cat Lovers Hop!

  15. oh its gorgeous!
    Hi from Cat lovers blog hop!
    Fiki from Bad Kitty's Craft Room

  16. This is absolutely beautiful! Love your ink blending!
    Hopping by again from the Cat Lover's Hop.

  17. I like the colors on your wild card.

  18. Ooooooo I love this soooo much Cat, absolutely gorgeous, thank you for using my digi stamps and SVG Cutz sets to make this beauty! Hopping over from the Cat Lovers Hop and LeighSBDesigns Inspiration Blog!

  19. Fan of Cheetahs and this card. Do you know the difference between a Cheetah & a Leopard. It's the spots. Visiting from Cat Lovers Blog Hop.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"