Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Get Along Little Doggie

I know my blog has been sadly neglected the last 4 months.  I finally cleaned my studio and feel the creative juices flowing already!  Today I made a card for my son's upcoming birthday.  I am in shock, to say the least, that I have a card made more than a week in advance!  So, on to the card....

I made this card to fulfill a whole list of challenges.  I used a great stamp from Whimsey Stamps called Get Along Little Doggie.  As always I painted him with acrylics.  My papers are Coordinations from Joanns.  I used a Cuttlebug folder called Spots and Dots to emboss the navy paper.  I added red Stickles to the band on his hat, and light blue Stickles around the edge of the image.  For the banner I simply used a font on my computer to print the letters and cut the triangles free-hand.  A piece of twine from my stash anchored to 2 matte silver brads forms the banner.



I made the banner on the inside the same way.  I stamped the edges of the red paper with a paisly border stamp from Fiskars.  The set is called Just Between Friends.  The paisley on the writing panel is from the same set.  I used a Martha Stewart corner punch for the corners of the blue panel.


On the back I used my custom stamp and the same paisley from the inside.

I will enter this card in the following challenges:

Sparkles - One for the Boys
Digi Tuesday - On the Farm
Cute Card Thursday - CleanSimple
Catered Crop - recipe (I used the colors red, blue and brown; I embossed; and I used twine.)
Cupcake Craft - Sketch
Stamp Something - Dog Days of Summer
Crafty Catz - Embossing

I think thats about it.  Thanks for taking a peek.

Blessings & Hugs
Michelle

11 comments:

  1. This is a fabulous card Michelle, love the brilliant image, so cool, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

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  2. Too cute Michelle, such a sweet image and fab bunting detail! Thank you for playing along with Cupcake on our special birthday week :) Donna x

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  3. Very cute!! Thanks for joining us in the Sundays with Crissy Challenge!

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  4. What an absolute cutie! Gorgeous image. Thanks for joining the fun at Cupcake this week. x

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  5. Gorgeous hunni. thanks for sharing with us at Sunday's with Crissy ♥ ♥ Pops x

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  6. Aww, this is so cute Michelle, and a great come back! Love the bunting you made.

    Many thanks for playing with us at Cupcake Craft Challenges on our birthday week!

    Hugs
    Maarit

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  7. FAbulous card,I love the bunting and colours, thanks for joining us at Digital Tuesday,hope to see you again,Karenx

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  8. This is totally fabulous that is one of my all time favourite images and you have coloured him beautifully the banner is super I love it thank you for joining us at Digital Tuesday this week.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  9. Oh Diggity Doggies! What a cute card inside, outside and backside! Love the banner and that cute doggie. Thanks for sharing it with us at Catered Crop, and don't forget to come back to vote.

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  10. OMGosh this is one adorable creation, I love the papers and the image is adorable, Fabulous embossing too

    Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, for our challenge 95 Emboss it

    I have some Calorie free Candy if you are interested.

    Good Luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :0) x

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  11. This is so amazing. Wonderful design. I have worked for the Plastic card printing and designing company and this design inspire me so much. Thanks for sharing.

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