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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Feel Better Soon

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Last week my DH asked me to make a card for his boss, errr…. his boss’ dog. The poor pup was hit by a car and originally was not given much of a chance to survive. Well, the little guy surprised everyone, including the vets, and not only survived but is doing really great.

I used the need for a card as an excuse to finally purchase an image from K ‘n K Designs. I always love Katlyn’s dog images but with haven’t had time to use them with DT commitments. It also gave me a chance to use some pet themed papers from Pebbles that I won from Paper Crafts Connection.

Once I had the image colored, I had a really hard time making the card. My mojo was missing. In the end, I was inspired by the design of this card from Amy Rohl.

That’s it for today. I hope you will take a minute to check out the K ‘n K Designs shop.

Don’t forget to check out my MME blog candy HERE.

Thank you for stopping by! Have a great day!

Supplies:

  • Stamps: Kolar’s Bandage (digital stamp) from K ‘n K Designs
  • Inks: None
  • Papers: Papertrey kraft & dark chocolate CS, Pebbles Cats & Dogs DP, Neenah Crest solar white CS,
  • Tools: Copic markers, Big Shot, Papertrey Edgers #1 collection die
  • Embellishments: Misc. twine & buttons
  • Sentiment printed using Architect’s Daughter free font

Challenges:

45 comments:

  1. What a sweet card, and what a sweet story! SO glad that the little pup is doing ok after his accident. You are so sweet to make the boss a card to celebrate. Love that adorable image. Great coloring and combo of papers, too.

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  2. Super sweet! Great coloring on the pup, wow!

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  3. This is adorable and such a perfect little image for the card. Loving all the layers and the pop of color with the buttons.

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  4. What a sweet card, I like the image and the cheery papers.
    Kevin xx

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  5. Totally love your image choice and how you created such a sweet card. I'm needing some cards like that and will have to take a look at this darling image. Thank you for sharing with us this week in the Catch the Bug challenge.

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  6. This is so adorable Cheryl. I love the texture on the dog's fur and the coloring looks fabulous. So glad to hear the dog is doing great.

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  7. So sweet! Love how you colored the dog and I love your background sky! If this is what a card with missing mojo looks like, I'm even more impressed!

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  8. Oh, this is so sweet!! I love those papers, and your coloring...fab! I'm glad the doggie is doing ok. That can be just so hard. I'm sure your DH's boss will be grateful.

    xx Star
    p.s. I'm having a blog hop and challenge on my blog until Saturday...LOTS of prizes. Hope you can stop by! =D

    http://youcouldbewishingonastar.blogspot.com/2011/11/its-blog-hop.html

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  9. Aww!!! Thanks for playing at DTC!

    PS-I have blog candy, too. :)

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  10. Awww...so precious Cheryl! Love the coloring on your poochie. ~jeni :)

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  11. What a beautiful card Cheryl,I love the image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  12. Awww..what a cute image, so lovely, and love your colouring, the dogs fur looks fabulous, great card Cheryl...

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  13. Aww your card is adorable Cheryl, I love how you've coloured the fur :)
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp for our buttons challenge
    hugs Mandy xx

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  14. Gorgeous card Cheryl, I love the colours & the buttons :)
    Hugs
    Tracey
    xx

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  15. Very sweet, love how you've coloured the dog's fur
    Hugs Julie P

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  16. What a lovely card Cheryl.
    The image is so sweet.
    Great work.
    Hugs, Swantje

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  17. Great card Cheryl, love how you colored him in.

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  18. That is the cutest card! I'm an animal lover too, so I'm glad the pup is doing well.

    I think I need to look for more stamps like that. It would really cheer any pet owner to know that someone is thinking of them when their pet is ill or hurt.

    You did a beautiful job on the card!

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  19. Thanks for letting me know about II Cheryl and congrats on winning!

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  20. Adorable card Cheryl!! I love that image and your fabulous papers! Thank gosh that little pup is doing well! :)

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  21. Are you sure that we can't change your mind Cheryl? SIGH. . .;) Thanks so much for participating in Catch the Bug's Anything Goes challenge with Bugaboo Stamps this week! :D MWAH!

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  22. Cheryl, this is such a cute image for a get well card. I like the different DP layers and your coloring. Wonderful !!

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  23. Oh this is darling!! I love how you colored Kolar!! And I love the papers and layout - those three buttons made me smile! :) This is so adorable, thanks for sharing!! :)

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  24. Awww poor little pup.. glad that he is doing well.
    This is so cute - love the design and your colouring on the doggy is fab!
    Thanks for joining us at CES this week.
    Caroline xxx

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  25. P.S Thanks for joining us at Paper Play
    hugs Mandy xx

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  26. Such an adorable card, love your design. thanks so much for playing with us at OSAAT.

    xoxo Marjo

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  27. A great story Cheryl and a sweet card. Thanks for taking part in this weeks CES Challenge!
    Clairexx

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  28. Oh, the poor puppy!!! Glad he's doing better!!!

    What an awesome card! That's very sweet of your hubby to want to give his boss a card like that!!! Great image for sure!

    Maria :)

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  29. So sweet!! I won this digi, too, and like you, haven't had time to craft with it! Love this card! x0x0

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  30. Aww Cheryl, this card is adorable. I love the coloring of the pup. So sweet.

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  31. Oh so very cute and you colouring is fabulous!!! So glad the puppy is doing great!!
    xx

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  32. This is a gorgeous image. I am so glad the puppy is doing well. xx

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  33. This card makes me smile and feel better....and i'm not even sick! Thi simage is SO cute and I love all the details you added with your beautiful shading. The pops of bright colors are a great touch. SO sweet! :)

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  34. lovely card
    thank you for joining in at OSAAT this week
    Love Jan
    xx

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  35. Super card, such a sweet image!! Thanks for playing along with us at CES Challenges this week, Juliexx

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  36. Wow! This umage is so sweet! And Love the prewtty colors.
    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch At A Time this week.
    ~darling Ho~OSAAT-DT

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  37. Cute, Cute, Cute! Thank you for playing along with our Anything Goes Challenge at Totally Stampalicious this week!

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  38. Super sweet card! Thanks for playing with My Partner in Crafting Crime, Robin.

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  39. I love this so much, gorgeous image and great layout :-) Thank you so much for joining us at My Partner in Crafting Crime, hope to see you again soon! Elaine DT xxx

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  40. So sweet card! I like the way you are using buttons so mush that I've lifted it.:-) And it's great, that the dog is all right.

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  41. Great card. Love your colouring. Really cute.
    Thanks for sharing with s at Forever Friends this month.
    Hugs Sally xxx

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  42. Oh, this is so precious and SWEET! You did such a lovely job!
    It's been a real pleasure to visit your blog!
    Thank you for joining us at Freshly Brewed Challenges for our month long prize challenge, "Anything goes!"
    Remember if you enter a project with a Fresh Brewed Designs Image, you will be entered into our big blog candy drawing!
    Warm Hugs, Sheryl

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*Cheryl