Friday, December 8, 2017

Dog & Cat Christmas Tags

Hi there!  I'm popping in today to share some fun pet Christmas gift tags I created and some goodie bags I put together for our local Humane Society's Christmas Bazaar.
 I found these cute dog and cat Christmas mugs, along with some dog and cat toys and treats, at TJMaxx and put together two goodie bags to donate for the bazaar.  I used some Lawn Fawn stamps and dies to create my tags.  For the dog Christmas tag I used the stamp set Critters at the Dog Park and for both of the tags I used the Stitched Circle Tags dies and the Happy Happy Happy Add On set for my sentiments along with some scrap Christmas paper for the backgrounds.  Since the Dog & Cat Christmas mugs and matching kitchen towels both had dogs and cats in Christmas sweaters, I decided to use my Copic markers and color in some Christmas sweaters on both of the animals for my tags.
For the cat tag, I used the Lawn Fawn stamp sets Meow You Doin' and for the Santa hat, Toboggan Together.
These were so fun to put together and for such a good cause!
Below are pictures of our fur babies.
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Lawn Fawn - Lawn Cuts - Dies - Stitched Circle Tags

Lawn Fawn - Clear Acrylic Stamps - Critters at the Dog Park


Lawn Fawn - Clear Acrylic Stamps - Meow You Doin'

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Merry Christmas Tags - (CTD472)

Hi there, crafty friends!  Cold windy weather is in the forecast for today here in Michigan and I'm working on finishing up my Christmas shopping list.  For today's Color Throwdown Challenge I created a set of chilly penguin tags to go along with my son's teacher gifts which I have wrapped up.  Before I get to my tags, I'd like to welcome our December Guest Designer, Debra James.
 For my tags, I used the adorable Lawn Fawn stamp set, Toboggan Together along with the Toboggan Together die cuts.  I used the Lawn Fawn Stitched Circle Tags and die cut two white tags and two red tags (to go underneath the white tag and for my son to sign).  Next I die cut a circle of light gray cardstock for each and sponged on some gray ink around the edges.  Then I used the Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders die and die cut my snowy hills.  After that, I stamped all of my images and colored them with Copic markers, stamping the trees in gray ink, and then die cut them out.  For my sentiments, I used the Happy Happy Happy Add On's stamp set and dies along with a Fancy Folded Banner in red cardstock.  For the smaller tags, I used the Tiny Tags die and stamped them with the Tiny Tag Sayings set.  Once I had all of my pieces together, I assembled my tags, popping up the cute penguin with foam tape and I added some silver glitter snowflakes using the Mini Snowflakes dies and glitter paper.  For some finishing touches I added some clear rhinestones in the centers of the snowflakes, some Glossy Accents to the penguins beak and some white glitter to the trees and the penguins Santa hat.
For more inspiration, check out the design teams' blog links below OR you can go to the Color Throwdown blog for details on how to play along and you can see all the sample entries in one location.

Amy Rohl
Amy Rysavy
Wanda Cullen
Debra James - December Guest Designer

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Silver White Winters - (CTD471)

It's Wednesday and time for this week's new Color Throwdown Challenge!
 This card was a bear to make, lol!  I think because I have a bunch of things on my mind that my head was not into creating and I re-made this card about 5 times and still done care for it.  But its done using this week's CTD colors and the sketch challenge from the Freshly Made Sketches #315.  I used the Papertrey Ink stamp set Silver White Winters along with the coordinating snowflake dies.  I heat embossed my sentiment using silver embossing powder and stamped the swirls and smaller snowflakes in gray ink onto soft stone colored cardstock.  I die cut a large and smaller sized snowflake from silver metallic paper and one smaller snowflake in gold glitter paper.  I popped up the soft stone panel and oval die cut sentiment pieces with foam tape and added silver and gold sequins to finish it off.
For more inspiration, check out the design teams' blog links below OR you can go to the Color Throwdown blog for details on how to play along and you can see all the sample entries in one location.

Amy Rohl
Amy Rysavy
Wanda Cullen
Kelly Lunceford - November Guest Designer


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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving - (CTD470)

Hello!  It's time for this week's Color Throwdown Challenge.  
 For my card, I used the colors from this week's Color Throwdown Challenge and was also inspired by the current Paper Smooches November Challenge which is all about Fall.
To create my card I used the Paper Smooches stamp set My Peeps along with the coordinating My Peeps die cuts to create a Thanksgiving card.  The birds in this set crack me up, they are so adorable.  The bird I used to make the turkey can also be made into a peacock.  I cut a square card base, added a panel of chocolate chip cardstock with a strip of Doodlebug Designs Happy Harvest paper.  Next I die cut a stitched white square and a summer sun cardstock banner. I used the Lawn Fawn stamp sets, Happy Happy Happy plus the Add On set to stamp and die cut my sentiment.  I stamped the images for my turkey and colored them with Copic markers then die cut the birds body and fussy cut the rest and adhered them together.  I added a square of summer sun cardstock to my white stitched piece and added my turkey with foam tape.
For more inspiration, check out the design teams' blog links below OR you can go to the Color Throwdown blog for details on how to play along and you can see all the sample entries in one location.

Amy Rohl
Amy Rysavy
Wanda Cullen
Kelly Lunceford - November Guest Designer


Paper Smooches MY PEEPS Clear Stamps Kim Hughes

Paper Smooches MY PEEPS ICONS Wise Dies M1D225


Lawn Fawn SET LF17SETHHH HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY Clear Stamps and Dies


RESERVE Lawn Fawn HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY ADD-ON Clear Stamps LF1478



I hope those of you who celebrate Thanksgiving have a wonderful day with family and friends.

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