Friday, January 29, 2016

Happy Dog for a Happy Kid

     For the latest challenge at QKR Stampede this week, when our theme is "One for the Kids,"  I decided there was nothing better than a "Happy Dog (Digi 11303)" to make a great birthday card for a child.  The sentiment is done with Digi 18302 "Happy Birthday."

     Isn't that the happiest face ever?  Well, at least what you can see of it under that mop of hair.  :-D


     That Happy Dog is colored with ProMarkers, then cut with a die from my newest set ('Scallops' by Little B.)  I matted that with Ocean Blue CS and punched the corners to round them.  For the background, I chose dp from DCWV's Linen Closet stack.  It's embossed and glittered for a bit of shine and sparkle.  For the bow, I used sheer ribbon from The Ribbon Girl (sent to me as a gift by a blogging buddy in the UK.  Thank you!) and tied a double loop, double layer bow.

     As I was making this card, I thought about what a cute Valentine card it could make if I just colored the collar red and used a die with hearts or a cupid.  Wouldn't you feel loved if that happy pup was greeting you?  Hmmm, you may see this again soon in Valentine colors.  :-D

     Challenges:
613 Avenue Create
Addicted to Stamps
Aud Sentiments
Craft for the Craic
Creative Fingers
Glitter n Sparkle (Who Let the Dogs Out?)
Morgan's ArtWorld
Hannah and Friends
Moving Along with the Times
Ribbon Girl
Send a Smile 4 Kids
Speedy Fox and Friends
Stamping Boutique
That Craft Place

     Come play along this week.  Just make something for a kid and enter it in the QKR Challenge.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

20 comments:

  1. Love that background paper almost as much as that darling image. Great card, Connie. Have a fun day.

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  2. That doggie image is just adorable!! Such a lovely card and fun design for a kid! :)

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  3. Too cute! Love his expression - it definitely makes me smile. Great color choices too.

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  4. So cute. I have so many puppy stamps. They are a weakness of mine. Love this one. It should bring a smile.

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  5. Adorable little doggy,love it,thanks for joining in with us at Morgan's Artworld and good luck

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  6. Definitely a Happy dog, love it. and your idea for the Valentine one is "spot" on!

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  7. That image is adorable! Nice project beautifully executed! Thanks for playing along with us here at 613 Avenue Create!
    Hugz,
    Chana, Owner

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  8. Awe, he is a cute, love the frame. Must put that one on my bucket list. Beautifully crafted. Great design and striking details. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Aud Sentiment Challenge . We look forward to seeing you again.
    Hugs
    Berni, DT
    audsentimentschallenge.

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  9. Now that's one happy pupster! He's so cut! I love the papers you've used & that gorgeous die too!
    Hugs
    Dawn x

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  10. such a cute pup, cool card..thanks for sharing at the stamping boutique

    Tina
    dt

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  11. I love the little dog. So cute and great colors. I like the die and background paper. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

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  12. He'd be cute in any color! Love the smile on this little guy's face and yes, he does look happy! Another wonderful die framing him out too.
    Lynn

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  13. Super cute, thanks for joining us at MAWTT. xxxx

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  14. What an adorable image! I love it!
    Thanks for sharing it over at ATSC!

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  15. Nice card. Thank you for playing with Glitter and Sparkle Kasha DT

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  16. Great card with an adorable happy dog on it. Your card makes me smile :-)
    Thank you for joining the challenge from Addicted To Stamps Challengeblog.
    Greetings Miranda (dt-ATSC)

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  17. Aww - what a great image! Thanks for joining us over at the Glitter 'n' Sparkle Challenge Blog.

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  18. Wonderful kid's design and great shading! Thanks for joining us at Moving Along with the Times.

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  19. Just popping by to leave you some love Connie. This card is just so adorable, the Puppy is so cute I want to take him home. A perfect card for any Male.
    Thank you for joining us for our 'Add Some Ribbon Challenge' At Morgan's ArtWorld.
    Hugz Samantha xx
    (AngelicBadgirl) DT

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