Thursday, October 11, 2018

Puppy Love

For those of you who are new to my blog Welcome 
and for those of you returning, Welcome Back!

Today I had a chance to play with some of my favorite Paper Sweeties stamps and dies so I thought I'd start off  by making my own background for this adorable puppy card.

I started off with some Kraft colored card stock and I stamped the paw print and bone from the Sweeties Pets stamp set.  I stamped the paw print in brown ink and the bone in kraft ink and I colored them in with my Polychromos colored pencils.  I love how smooth that color goes on.  I also stamped the heart from the Planner Series: Coffee stamp set in brown ink and colored it in with the colored pencils as well.  For some added interest in the background I spotted it with brown and white dots with the point from a paintbrush.  
I love the random look it gives to backgrounds.

The sweet puppy is from the Sweeties Pets stamp set and I stamped him in brown ink and colored him in with my copic markers.  I used a die from the Sweet Cuts Oval Scallop Frames to cut him out and decided to make a little shaker window to go on top of him.  
I die cut a scalloped frame several times and adhered some acetate to the frames and 
added some seed beads in clear and red for some fun!

For the sentiment I decided to use the sweet sentiment from the Sent From My Heart stamp set and frame it with the Sweet Cuts Rectangle Scallop Frames
I cut out the frame several times and layered it on top 
of the sentiment to give it some dimension.

Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you enjoyed my sweet puppy card and I hope you'll give your stamp sets a second look and make your own background 
with some of the smaller stamps. It's a lot of fun!

I hope you'll stop by again for more inspiration, leave me a note to let me know you were here and leave your blog in the comments so I can come see your work!
Enjoy your day, I already am!
🐶Lisa 🐶

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