I recently purchased the Happy Tails bundle, item #150631, in the Occasions catalogue to save 10% and also because it’s so darned cute. I have many friends with dogs so it’s the perfect stamp set for creating fun birthday cards. This savings is available until May 31 – that’s a few days from now. It is carrying over to the new 2019-2020 Annual Catalogue but will be sold separately (the stamp set and the punch).
Here is the card I made:
I don’t do a lot of sponging, but I thought that an outdoor scene would be a perfect backdrop for my sweet dalmatian. Is he not the sweetest thing? I have learned that creatures have to be grounded so I kept sponging green along the bottom to create a grassy area and used the tiny grass stamp from the High Tide stamp set to add some dimension.
I decided on a red painted doghouse. I must have been thinking about a fire truck and can you figure out why I would have thought of that? I then matched that colour to my puppy’s collar and added a rhinestone jewel. From some Balmy Blue and Granny Apple Green scraps, I punched out the balloons with the Balloon Bouquet Punch. I adhered the first one with Snail adhesive and mounted the second balloon with a dimensional. I then used a black marker to draw in the strings.
This card will be perfect for my nephew whose birthday is coming up next month.
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Happy stamping everyone.