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I Tried To Be Good!

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Hello!   I have another birthday card to share with you today.  I made this for a friend’s birthday.  She is an animal lover so  I thought this cute pup would be perfect.  


2012-11 WD Tried to be good WM


Thank you for stopping by!   Have a great weekend!


  • Stamps:  I Tried (digital stamp) from Whimsie Doodles
  • Inks:  none
  • Papers:  Neenah Crest Solar White CS, Papertrey kraft CS, October Afternoon Cakewalk DP
  • Tools:  Sewing machine, Big Shot, Die-namics Simply Scallops Large, Copic markers
  • Embellishments:  misc. button & twine



Desire Fourie said…
Cheryl this is just beautiful. Love the colours and all the little finishing touches. Wishing you a wonderful Thursday.
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Caroline said…
Gorgeous card Cheryl that image is adorable and is coloured so beautifully. I love the layout.Caroline xxx
Anja said…
Hi Cheryl,
gorgeous birthday card with a beautifully colored image and a matching sentiment. And I like those papers and the layout.
Hugs, Anja
Really lovely card and super cute image. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Pat (mspfd) said…
Oh how super fun! Love the image and sentiment. The image is precious and your design could not be more perfect.
Gorgeous card Cheryl, I like the sweet image the papers and the design.
Kevin xx
Sue - bearhouse said…
Awwwww Cheryl, that image is just delightful. Your colouring is fantastic and I love the papers and layout.

Jinny Newlin said…
Absolutely adorable, Cheryl! Really lovin' your scrumptious combination of papers and colors! LOVE!
Annette said…
now this is just too cute...I love it.. Is that your handwriting? It so it is just so fun.. Great the stitching..
Lisa said…
This is so adorable, Cheryl!! That little doggie is so sweet!! I love the frosting on his nose!! The papers are gorgeous!! What a fabulous card!! Have a great day :)

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Renee said…
This image is just too the icing on his nose! Your papers are beautiful as always!
Hugs, Renee
This is so cute and such a lovely fun card! Thanks for sharing at One Stitch at a Time and Good Luck with the Challenge. Judy DT x
Sandra H said…
Another beautiful creation with lots of lovely colouring and a beautiful layout too!xx
1CardCreator said…
Sweet card, I often feel that way too!
Tammy said…
Absolutely adorable and what a wonderful background!
Fleur said…
Gorgeous ♥
HUGZ Fleur xXx
Tracy said…
He sure is a cutie Cheryl. :-) Love those fun bright colors. Hugs!
Doreen said…
This is just gorgeous. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Bloggers
Riet said…
What a gorgeous card Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx
Imke said…
Cheryl, this is such a cute image and you colored it so well. Very sweet card !
KraftyKoolKat said…
This is gorgeous Cheryl, I love that the evidence is all over his nose. Lol!!! I spotted you over at MIM and popped over for a closer look and I am so glad that I did.

Chana said…
Cheryl, This is so adorable! Thanks for playing with us at Jackson's Digital Expressions.

Karin said…
What a cute image! That pup is adorable and I love your cheery papers too. Perfect for a b-day card :)
Anne Fenton said…
This is such a cute card...I love it...thank you for joining us at TTCRD this week.
Min said…
What a FABULOUS card! Your coloring is just AMAZING!!!
Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug Anything Goes Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! We hope you join us again today for our NEW challenge.
Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
Kaymin Kreations
Julia said…
I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

My entries are: #9, #12, #30, # 87, # 126, #127, #128, #157, #172, #173 and #176.

I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by Julia and Me and Myself on the Dark…


CraftyGirl said…
Very cute I love the little cake left on his nose. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!


CraftyGirl OSAAT DT
Wow - so fabulous!!! Love that pup!!! What a great birthday card for your friend :)
Shelby said…
This card is so stinkin cute it's edible! Love all of the wonderful paper you've used and your coloring is awesome.

really an adorable and lovely birthdaycard - lucky birthdaykid receiving this one! Thanks for sharing it at Ooh La La. Hugs from Lisbeth
Jo Ann said…
Aww, this is just so cute...Love the papers you used and the lay-out is superb. Thanks for joining us at Jackson's Digital Expressions...God bless!

Sara I. said…
How did I miss this cutie?!? I absolutely adore the papers and the image is just too cute for words. Lovin' the button/twine combo and the design is just awesome! Love it!! xx
Queenie Jeannie said…
What an adorable card!! I'm sure your friend will be thrilled!
WeirdCat said…
What a cute image and fab card, thank you for joining us at Creative Moments this fortnight
Ruth x
Claire Newcombe said…
This is fabulous. The layout is fantastic and the use of all the DT papers is perfect.

Thanks for joining us as Crafty Bloggers Network
Adorable!!!! Thanks for participating in our PENNY'S PAPER CRAFTY challenge!!
Audrey Pettit said…
Really, really adorable! Love that sweet pup and all those fabulous layers!
linda said…
aww, this is adorable! beautifully coloured and i love all the patterns, colours and layout.
Anonymous said…
Lovely this card filled with cuteness! hugs me xx
Jennifer said…
This just makes me smile! Love the layers of patterns you've chosen and the twine with the button!
It's so cute! What a lovely colors you have used……………

Hugs Judith

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