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Saturday, February 13, 2016

XOXO Puppy Love

It's almost Valentine's Day. are you ready with a sweet card for the loves in your life?

The card I'm sharing with all of you today was mailed off to one of my sons. Last year he rescued a wonderful dog from the pound, so it seems that almost every card I make for him has a dog on it. ;) but gosh, those 2 are inseparable! since it was going in the mail, I tried to keep embellishments to a minimum, which you know is fairly hard for me to do!  


I started with a base of Paper Temptress Spirit Red Feltweave cs and distressed the edges with several shades of inks, one being Prima chalk ink, which I really love to use.

puppy image is from Dustin Pike and is accented with stickles and crystal effects, decorative papers are part of the Gnome Sweet Gnome collection, and embellishments include vintage buttons, wood veneer piece, and dog bone clip. I tied some of the fabby red twine around the card for a spot of color.  finally, a little banner punched from Desert Storm Kraft cs draws attention to the stamped sentiment. stamp is by My Favorite Things.

thanks for stopping by!


Challenges:
Crafty Calendar - Love is in the Air
Outlawz Festive Friday - Valentine's Day
One Stitch at a Time - Love is in the Air
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Creative Fingers - anything goes
Pattie's Creations - Love is in the Air
Simply Create Too - Love/Valentine
The Stamping Boutique - I Love You
Craft Rocket - Valentine/Love
Star Stampz - All About Love
If You Give a Crafter a Cookie - photo inspiration

13 comments:

Bad Kitty said...

so cute!
love it!
Bad Kitty's Craftroom
>^.^<

Gale said...

Too cute Jennifer. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Calendar and we hope to see you again soon. Hugs, Gale DT

Vic said...

What a cute little image! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Patties Creations this month, for our "love is in the air" challenge...Vic, Dt x

Stampsnob. said...

Slobbers are still love TFS Craft 1rocket Lis DT

Wendy L said...

Cute card, thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket Challenge, xxx

Lori Kobular said...

Such an adorable card! I love the image of the dog drooling onto the Valentine! I am sure your son loved it too! Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Rocket Challenges!

Bettina L. said...

This is so adorable. Love the details with the dp, twine and that oh so cute dog. Thanks for playing at Star Stampz and good luck. Hope to see you back later today for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member at Star Stampz xx

Tracey said...

What a cute card. Such an adorable image and I love the dog bone clip. Two thumbs up to your son for rescuing a dog last year from this huge dog lover. They bring so much into our lives and ask for so little in return!
Thank you so much for joining in our challenge! We hope you will come back and join in again soon. Good Luck!
Hugs, Tracey (DT One Stitch At A Time)
http://serene-stamper.blogspot.ca

Sarah P said...

So cute. Great job.

Thanks for joining us at Give a Crafter A Cookie. Good Luck.

Sarah

Elizabeth Hart said...

How cute is this - love that embellishment of the dog bone clip. Too sweet. Thanks so very much for joining us this time at Pattie's Creations. Elizabeth (DT)

Sandi said...

Thanks for playing in our "Love is in the Air" Challenge #119!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

What a fun eclectic card Jennifer. Love all the fun embellies and that fun image.

Thanks so much for entering your card into our latest challenge over at Pattie's Creations. Good luck in the draw.

☺Lisa D.
DT Member for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
D├ęcosse’s Dynamite Doodles--My Personal Blog!

Deanne Saunders said...

What a sweet card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE...challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!!
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper