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


  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)

  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

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

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

  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!

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

  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. :)

  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!

  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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