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Great Impressions Stamps–Hurtin’ Puppy

Happy Monday!  Did you have a good weekend?   It looks like spring is finally on the way.  We had warmer (high 30’s) temps, rain and fog.  The snow is all melting away and some of the migratory birds have come back.  Hurray!  Soon it will be sandal weather!

Today is my day to post on the Great Impressions Stamps blog.  This pup caught my eye and I just had to color him up.  Look at that face!   Isn’t he sweet?


2013-03-11 GI Hurtin Puppy WM


When digging through my paper stash, these old October Afternoon papers caught my eye.  I like that the polka dots in the DP are repeated in his sling. 


Don’t forget you still have plenty of time to enter the March Great Impressions Stamps challenge.  Our theme this month is “Going Green”.   Interpret it as you will and link up your entry at the Great Impressions Stamps blog for your chance to win a  $20 gift code to the Great Impression Stamps store.    You can link up your entry, review the challenge rules and get some inspiration from the DT HERE


Thank you for stopping by!  Have a fabulous week!



  • Stamps:  Hurtin’ Puppy (F488) and Feel Better Soon (C417) from Great Impressions Stamps
  • Inks:  Memento Tuxedo Black & Close To My Heart Chocolate
  • Papers:  Neenah Classic Crest solar white CS,  Papertrey kraft & dark chocolate CS, October Afternoon Detours DP
  • Tools:  Sewing machine, Big Shot, Papertrey file tab die, Copic markers
  • Embellishments:  misc. baker’s twine, Sakura white ink pen, burlap ribbon, misc. buttons



chrissy xx said…
Oh My! He as been having a bad day lol. but, what a cutie this image is..FABulous colours..FAbulous design too...LOve it.
Sonia said…
Fantastic card my dear^_^
Cute and sweet image^_^
Sue - bearhouse said…
Awwww that poor puppy, I hope he is better soon! I love the mix of papers and textures you have used and fabulous colours.
Sue xx
jimlynn said…
PRECIOUS! Love that pretty DP you used with this too. Cute image and just a fabulous card!
Lisa said…
Awww, what a sweet image!! The colors and design are fabulous!! Have a great day :)

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Desire Fourie said…
This is so cute. Love the button and twine.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}
Anita said…
Fabulous card with beautiful coloring Cheryl. Looks like that poor little dog has had a rough time of it lately lol!
Kathy and Lucky said…
This is so cute and just love all the details you have from the stitching to the paper and love how you did the sentiment.
Renee said…
Awe, this little puppy looks so sad! Great get well card the papers!
Hugs, Renee
1CardCreator said…
What a sweet card Cheryl! ~Diane
Joan V said…
Cheryl, ah, this is so darling. I love your coloring and that sling is amazing. Thanks for sharing.
Shari said…
Oh my word! This card is amazing! LoVe it!!

Thank you for joining us at Paper Playtime for our anything goes challenge!

Chris said…
Hi Cheryl, Poor puppy! He has been in the wars! Brilliant card -love the image and it's a great design ! Gorgeous papers too!
Thanks for joining the challenge at Sweet stampin' this week!
Shelby said…
Definitely glad spring is on its way! This card is so sweet with an adorable image colored to perfection. Great card

Tracy said…
Looks like he had a rough time of it. :-( Love the layout of this card Cheryl. Cute! Hugs!
Pat (mspfd) said…
One of the cutest get well card ever! The pup is adorable. You did a fantastic job bringing him to life with your gorgeous design, details and fabulous papers.
OMGosh this little image and card design is so adorable, love it. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!
Marcy said…
This card is so adorable! Love the sweet image & all of your pretty details! Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps!:)
Imke said…
Cheryl, this is awesome ! Super sweet image and i like the DP and colors. Very pretty.
Julie E said…
What a cutie and such a great combo of colors and papers to go with him. This will definitely cheer up whomever receives it. Thanks so much for joining in the fun with us at Little Miss Muffet and our For the Boys challenge!
Denise said…
What a cute wee dogie! Love your card. Thanks for joining us at Hobbycutz and good luck...
Remember we have a blog hop as well!
Kobie Fouche said…
Thanks for Sharing your Lovely Creation..I love Background papers you have used...Hope to see you again at Hobbycutz...Hugs Kobie
Aww, cute card and really sweet image. Great layout and colouring.

Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Chris said…
Lovely card! Poor little pup has been in the wars! Great design and beautiful papers. Thanks for joining our first challenge at Hobbycutz - you still have time for the bloghop!
Edie said…
Really adorable card Cheryl. Love the total design of the card. Thanks for sharing it with us at 613 Avenue Create!

marion said…
Owww that poor doggy, lovely card though, Thanx for joining us at NMWC and good luck, hugs, Marion
Leikkaan Mervi said…
Wonderful and sweet card, cute image!
Thank you for sharing at Penny Black and more, welcome again;-))m
Nathalie said…
So gorgeous card. I love colors and colouring. Thanks for playing with us at Little Miss Muffet challenge.
coldwaters2 said…
Awwwww poor little thing I wish I could kiss him all better, lol, he is a real little cutie, great papers, colours and design thank you for joining us at OLLCB
lorraine x
teresa ewington said…
Okay, I so want to take this bear home and help him get well! Superb colour selection and use of twine. Which is handy given it's our challenge over at Critters Challenge blog! Good luck :-) Teresa x
linda said…
such a cute card! aww, he's adorable and will brighten anyone's day. thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more this month.
Joey said…
Cheryl I love this! love the texture! saw you over on mim. Joey x
Chrissy said…
What a great get well card Cheryl, love the poor fabulous papers, love the colours.

Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

Pamela said…
What a cute image. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin'

Pam x
Lorraine said…
Fabulous card Cheryl and thanks for sharing with us at Hobbycutz Challenge.
Lorraine xx
Debra Miller said…
Great card Cheryl - the image is awesome and I love the papers too. Thanks for joining us at Little Miss Muffet for our Boys Only Challenge. Hugs Deb
Awwwwwwwwwww, what a great image and sentiment! Fits me perfectly right now and I'm commenting. I have ice on my hip flexor and ice on my toe!!!

Love the 'tab' for the sentiment too!!!
Annette said…
This is a cute card with lovely papers! He's so adorable the little "puppy"!
Thanks for joining us at NMWC this month!
Hugs Annette
Chana said…
Fabulous coloring and composition! The design structure is wonderful and the image is beautifully colored! Thanks for playing on our street at 613 Avenue Create!
Ellie said…
A really sweet card Cheryl. Darling image and love the papers. Great sketch too!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at penny black and more!
mum of two said…
How fabulous Cheryl! I love the patterned paper and the burlap stuff is fabulous! Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Pause Dream Enjoy For the Boys Challenge this week. Hope to see you again soon :)

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Joy said…
Such a sweet image and I love the burlap you added.
Awesome card. Thanks for joining us on the Use Your Stuff blog for this weeks challenge :)
Linby said…
What a cute image, you coloured it beautifully, and I love the papers you used.
Thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black & More this month.
Lynn x
Tricia G. said…
Absolutely adorable! Visiting from MIM…btw hop over to my blog at and sign up to win my blog candy I’m giving away!
Billie A said…
Saw you on MIM. I love this darling card. I would feel so much better getting this lovely card. Love the burlap and the colors. This whole card is wonderful.
Jenny said…
Thanks so much for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin' with this super cute card.
Anonymous said…
This is a fabulous image as well as a fabulous design. Thank you for sharing it with us. Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create. We look forward to seeing you again.
Hugs ~
Wendi said…
What a fabulous card love all the stitching and that image is so cute
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
Daniele said…
what a sweet delightful card so glad you joined us at OLL
tracym110 said…
Aww! poor little doggie!! lol! Super cute image and wonderful coloring! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Paper Playtime! :)
susiestacey said…
Gorgeous card, love the doggy stamp and the sentiment.
Thank you for joining the One for The Boys challenge over at Penny Black & More @ Allsorts and good luck x Susan x

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