Friday, July 3, 2015

A Dog Hero Thanks

Hi everyone!! I have a quick card to share with you before the long holiday weekend here in the United States. We've been traveling for the last three weekends in a row and have had our share of dog sitters staying at our house. I couldn't be more thankful for the grad students who have helped out from VIMS.


Inspired by this pin, I finally got around to using my sassy letters dies from Paper Smooches. I wanted this card to be representative of our dogs so I made the little dog from the Mama Elephant tiny heroes stamp set to look like our chocolate lab puppy, Piper.

I also blended the bottom half of the letters with scuba ink, a new color from Simon Says Stamps latest release. Believe it or not, it coordinated perfectly with my Stampin' Up cardstock that is peeking through from underneath. You can see it a little bit better here:


And here's a cutie patootie photo of our chocolate lab puppy, Piper, because I couldn't resist sharing.  She's a growing girl - just had her 14-week check-up yesterday and she's already a whopping 28 pounds!


Thanks for stopping by!!

Challenges Entered

Marker Pop Challenge #72: Anything Goes
Crafty Time - July: Punches or Dies
Words to Scrap By: Chocolate - a bit of a stretch - do chocolate lab puppies count??
Aud Sentiments #135: Animals + Sentiment
Cutie Pie Challenge #88: Cats & Dogs
Addicted to CAS #66: Splash - just a splash of color

9 comments:

  1. OMGosh Jen!! I absolutely LOVE this thank you for a dog sitter! CAS and beautifully designed! Using the little puppy for the A is inspired. Delighted you are sharing your project and creativity with us at Aud Sentiments!
    ~ginny, Aud Sentiments DT: [#135 – Animal[s] + Sentiment]
    Owner: RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

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  2. a great fun card - very clever design Great to see you sharing with us at Aud Sentiments - good luck in the draw. Annie xxx

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  3. Fabulous CAS card.Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

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  4. Of course Chocolate Labs count - they are the best chocolate around!!! Thanks for playing along at Words 2 Scrap By!

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  5. Love this card and your chocolate lab pic! Chocolate labs are the best friends ever! My Sadee will be 12 this year and she is my favorite chocolate flavor :) Thanks for sharing with us at W2SB!

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  6. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us at Cutie Pies.
    Sue x

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  7. Jen,

    Cutie Patootie, indeed! I smiled when I read those words -- because I use the same description for our little doggie -- and saw your adorable pup.

    Now for your sweet thank you card. That's one creative interpretation of our friend-with-chocolate W2SB challenge! Love your fabulous letters, and your sitters will love receiving their cards.

    Thanks so much for playing along with our Words 2 Scrap By challenge! We're so glad you did. :)

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  8. Oh what an adorable puppy! Don't dare show this picture to my hubby--he loves chocolate labs--although he agrees our 2 yr old puppy dog, Fritz, is all we need--LOL! LOVE your card--terrific design! Glad you joined us at W2SB!

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  9. Your card is over-the-top adorable, and a perfect compliment to your sweet pup Piper! I love the colors! TFS your inspiration with W2SB!

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