Monday, March 31, 2014

I Dig You

This card is part of Studio Els in Magazine, April 2014 issue, along with more spring projects from other designers.

The stamp set is Delightful Dogs #2 from Inky Antics and it's filled with adorable dog images & several sentiments.  I used Real Red for the backing card with dog patterned paper, red washi tape & two dies from the Katie Label Pivot Card that I have stamped my sentiment onto.

Too cute!  That sweet little dog is staring up at his bone tree wishing a bone would fall off.  I saw this stamp set & wanted it just for this sentiment  "Sittin' & thinkin' about you!" - perfect for Karen Burniston's Garden Bench.

I cut the cloud patterned paper at the same time as I cut the base card so I know that it will fit perfectly on my card.  You don't have to worry about the dies cutting through 2 layers of card stock, they cut like a charm.  I die cut the All Seasons Tree using Early Espresso Core'dinations & the foliage from Kiwi Kiss.  I made a cover for the bench by cutting a tan piece of paper with the Garden Bench die then cutting it out in 4 spots (top & bottom of the arms) to create a bench cover that I can glue over the top of the white bench on my base card.  I used the grass die that's included in the Garden Bench set to die cut several pieces of grass.  I glued a line of grass all along the fold of the card & pop dotted one in front of the tree.  I sponged Peeled Paint Distress Ink onto my white base bottom portion.  I used the Katie Label Pivot Card dies for my sentiments.

I stamped the bones onto Whisper White using Baked Brown Sugar ink, then fussy cut them & used a Stampin' Write Marker to trace around the edges of the bones to hide some white areas due to imperfect cutting.  I stamped the dog on Whisper White using Black Tuxedo Memento ink & colored using Spectrum Noir markers.

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Happy Stamping,

Supplies are Stampin Up unless noted.
Stamps- Delightful Dogs #2 (Inky Antics)
Paper- Real Red, Kiwi Kiss, Early Espresso Core'dinations & some from my stash

Ink- Baked Brown Sugar, Black Tuxedo (Memento), Peeled Paint Distress Ink (Ranger)
Dies- Garden Bench #780, Katie Label Pivot Card #768 & All Seasons Tree #781 (Karen Burniston for Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Spectrum Noir- EB1, EB2, EB8, GB8 & GB10
Accessories- red washi tape

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