Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Diets are Hard

Good Morning Ladies,
Dog training classes are back in session. Good times ahead. Dude is in Rally class tonight. I am looking forward to it.
The card for today is Diets are Hard
A little donut humor this morning. This card was created using a sizzix flip card die. The background paper is from my old stash. The sentiments and images are from the Stamps of Life. 
This is the flip side.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Belgian Dog Show

Good Morning Ladies,
A full day of work yesterday and then a meeting. Boy did I sleep good last night.Glad I already had my card made.
The card for today is Belgian Dog Show
 This one is a sparkly one the background was cut from glitter paper. A garden glove was used for a utility glove. The Belgian and purple ribbon are both images from Dog Stamps Plus.
The inside sentiment is from the Stamps of Life.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Monday, August 14, 2017

Yappy Birthday Flip-it

Good Morning Ladies,
Yesterday was a lazy day. I didn't do much of anything except make a couple of cards. The card for today is Yappy Birthday Flip-it
 This card was created using a Flip-it die from Sizzix. The images and sentiment are from Ma Ma Elephant. The plaid dsp is from my old stash.
This is the flip side of the card.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Belgian Dog in the Woods

Good Morning Ladies,
Went to the rv show yesterday and had a good time. I need to win the lottery so I can get a class C. Boy were they nice.
The card for today is Belgian Dog in the Woods
This card was created using a smoosh background. Then I layered a woodland stencil on top with blue ink. The sentiment is from Ma Ma Elephant. The belgian dog is from Dog Stamps Plus. He was stamped on watercolor paper and then colorized with watercolors. He was then hand cut. The inside is blank for the sender greetings.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Smore Holiday

Good Morning Ladies,
I am off to work this morning and then off to the RV show in Elkhart. You know just to look around.
The card for today is Smore Holiday
 I know it's early for a holiday card, but when you make the cards you have to start early. This card was created using a the Holiday Smore set by Inky Antics. The smores and the hot coco cup were stamped on white card stock and watercolored. They were then hand cut. Snowflake sequins were added to the mug and randomly around the card front.
 The smores were popped up with pop tape.
The inside sentiment is from the same set.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Friday, August 11, 2017

Donut Worry Birthday

Good Morning Ladies,
It is my day off and I am up way too early. But I had this card circling around in my head and had to get up to make it.
The card for today is Donut Worry Birthday
 The background paper for this card is from CTMH. The whole pack is very fun. The donut image and dies are from the Stamps of Life. It is the August Die hard club set. The coffee cup is from VLVS.The sentiments are from the Stamps of Life.
The inside sentiment is also from the Stamps of Life. Just a really fun card for a dounut lover in your life.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Doggonit Birthday

Good Morning Ladies,
I will be going to the RVshow in Elkhart this weekend. It is always fun to go see whats new and dream about what is out of your reach. Who knows....
The card for today is Doggonit Birthday
 This card was created using a smoosh background. The card is covered in paw print paper. The puppy and tennis ball images are from Fiskars. The puppy was stamped on watercolor paper and then hand cut.
The puppy was popped up with pop tape.
The inside sentiment is from Mama Elephant.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Tattered Lace night sky be glad of life

Good Morning Ladies,
It is sad to say but it feels like a fall morning this morning. Already the days are growing shorter. The kids will be back in school soon.
The card for today is Tattered Lace night sky be glad of life
The cover for the card is holographic purple card from Create and Craft. The background was created using the smoosh technique on water color paper. White gel pen was added for stars. The owl, castle, and dragon were cut using Tattered Lace dies. 
The inside sentiment is a vellum piece from my old stash.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Frankly Awesome Flip-it

Good Morning Ladies,
We had a new dominoes pizza open in our town yesterday. So we had to get some. It took an hour and a half to get pizza and sandwiches. But was worth the wait.
The card for today is Frankly Awesome Flip-it
 The flip-it card was cut from a sizzix card die. The sentiment and hot dog are images from Unity Stamps. So fun. The background a paper is from a retired DCWV stack.
The flip side.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Monday, August 7, 2017

Don't Wanna Bug You

Good Morning Ladies,
I had a great fun filled weekend. Camping then back home for a little kayaking and dock diving down at the lake.
The card for today is Don't Wanna Bug You
 This card was created using images and sentiments from Crafty Secrets. This company is no longer in buisness. I picked this stamp set up from one of my groups on facebook. The eye paper is from my old stash. A sheer green ribbon tops this card off.
The inside is from the same set.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Friday, August 4, 2017

Katzelkraft Ratz

Good Morning Ladies,
I take off for my camping trip today. The dogs are ready to go, they always like an adventure. We are staying close to home. But fun none the less.
The card for today is Katzelkraft Ratz
 The background was made by my friend with her new Oxide inks. She is bringing them this weekend so I will get to play with them. The rat and cat are from Katzelkraft. The rat was stamped on watercolor paper and colorized with watercolors. He was then hand cut. The sentiment is from Unity Stamps.
The inside sentiment is from Dylusions.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Graphics 45 Awesome Dragon Shutter Card

Good Morning Ladies,
My husband bought me a kayak yesterday. I took it out for a maiden voyage and it was fun. So relaxing.
The card for today is Graphics 45 Awesome Dragon Shutter Card
 The card base was created using the Tattered Lace Shutter card die. The panels were made using a Graphics 45 pad.
This is the shutter card opened up.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Birthday Butterfly

Good Morning Ladies,
Today is the day I get to go get my kayak. Off on a new adventure.
The card for today is Birthday Butterfly
 The background for this card is holographic card stock from create and craft. The oval piece is a paper from my old stash. The butterfly image is from Stampendous with a matching die. It was colorized with watercolors.
This is the inside sentiment from Fun Stampers Journey.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog


Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Sheltie Blue Ribbon Dog

Good Morning Ladies,
Small packages in the mail are good. I find a lot of my fodder on a facebook group. Pickings have been really good lately.
The card for today is Sheltie Blue Ribbon Dog
This card was created using an embossing folder to create the pawprint background. The blue ribbon was created using a banner die and a scalloped circle die. The Sheltie image is from Dog Stamp Plus. He was stamped on watecolor paper and colorized with water colors.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Monday, July 31, 2017

Lawn Fawn Tri-fold Card

Good Morning Ladies,
I am taking a camping trip this coming weekend with my sisters Melody and Judy my adopted sister. Three days of fun. I am so looking forward to it.
The card for today is Lawn Fawn Tri-fold Card
This card was created on a  4x12 inch piece of watercolor paper scored at 4 inches and then 4 inches again. It fits in a long business envelope. The background of the card was stippled with Andironak inks. The dogs and hyrdant were colorized with watercolors and then cut with the matching dies. The tree die was borrrowed from a friend so I don't know what company it is. The kites and string is from Lawn Fawn.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Thank Ewe Surprise Box

Good Morning Ladies,
I slept in a little this morning. My winter Tattered Lace Dies came in and man are they big and beautiful. Can't wait to work with them.
The card for today is Thank Ewe Surprise Box
The surprise box was cut from a Our Daily Bread die. This die is too much fun! The sheep and sentiment are from the Stamps of Life. The sheep paper is from my old stash.
This box folds flat to mail.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Dog Kiss Star Flip-it

Good Morning Ladies,
I did all my raffle baskets yesterday and they are ready to go. Glad I got that done and I am early. Now to get them dropped off.
The card for today is Dog Kiss Star Flip-it
 This card was created using the star flip-it die from sizzix. The background paper is from a small Niki Silvis pad. The dog and sentiment is from the stamps of life.
This is the flip side.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs.. Swandog

Friday, July 28, 2017

Puppy In A Bag step card

Good Morning Ladies,
Ah my day off. Going in to wash a dog and then the skys the limit.
The card for the day is Puppy In A Bag step card
This card was created using a sizzix step card die. The puppy in a bag was cut from a Cottage Cutz die. The background paper and the fire hydrant were cut from a DCWV dog pad.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Thursday, July 27, 2017

I Ruff You Flip-It

Good Morning Ladies,
You may have noticed I have been making a lot of dog cards lately. I am getting ready to put together card baskets for the dog shows. So please bear with me.
The card for today is I Ruff You Flip-It
 This card base was created using a Sizzix flip-it card die. The background paper is from a dog DCWV pad. The dog was created using a frantic stamper die. A friend of mine suggested giggle eyes and they are perfect for this dog.
The inside sentiment is from Lawn Fawn.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Are You Kitten Me?

Good Morning Ladies,
It was a beautiful day yesterday. Nice and cool. Half day today with ideas of making cards when I get done working.
The card for today is Are You Kitten Me?
Just having some fun with my new cat stamp from Katzelkraft. The frantic stamper is now carrying a few of these stamps from France. To create this card the background was stippled in two colors. The fraidy cat was stamped in black archival ink. I borrrowed my friends ruler to created the tile and floor boards with a copic marker. The fat cat and sentiment are from Fun Stampers Journey. The cat was stamped on watercolor paper and was colorized with watercolors. He was then hand cut.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Lawn Fawn Hello Foxy

Good Morning Ladies,
Something weird with my cell phone last night no signal all night. Never had that happen before.
The card for today is Lawn Fawn Hello Foxy
 All the images and the die to cut the flap are from Lawn Fawn. The background was created using anidirondak inks and stipple brushes. A stippled stencil created the stars. The images were colorized using watercolor pencils. Lift the flap is from a Lawn Fawn set that has many sayings for interactive cards.
This is the flap opened.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Monday, July 24, 2017

Lawn Fawn surprise box

Good Morning Ladies,
I had a super fun busy weekend. First I did a two day crop then it was off to the dog show on sunday.
The card for today is Lawn Fawn surprise box
These boxes are fun to make. I used the our daily bread die to create the box. The dogs and sentiment is from Lawn Fawn . I used the stamps with the matching dies. They were colorized with water color pencils. 
This is the box closed so it can be mailed.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Unity Someone to be There

Good Morning Ladies,
I am looking forward to the crop tomorrow. I will be packing my truck this afternoon. I have vowed to get a lot done...LOL
The card for today is Unity Someone to be There
 This is a Unity stamp image. I love unity stamps the images are awesome. This image was colorized using watercolor pencils
This is the inside sentiment.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Owl Always Love You

Good Morning Ladies,
Today is a half day of work for me. And then off to the grocery store to pick up ingredents for my food for the crop.
The card for today is Owl Always Love You
 This card was created using a smoosh background. The owl is from an unknown company. The eyes were done with stickles.
The inside sentiment is from Close to my Heart.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Puppies The Good Life

Good Morning Ladies,
We closed the house up and turned on the AC. Panting dogs told us that it was time.
The card for today is Puppies The Good Life
The background for this card is the smoosh technique again. The Goo Life die is from Kelly Purkey.  The puppy dies are from IO.
This is the inside sentiment the dog die is from Memory Box.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Monday, July 17, 2017

Smoosh Spray Butterfly

Good Morning Ladies,
The start to another week. Friday I am off to a crop.
The card for today is Smoosh Spray Butterfly
The background for this card was done with the smoosh spray technique. The sprays I used were dylusions and tattered angels glimmer mist. The butterfly is and leaves are from an unkown company. Stickles were added to the images. A purple glitter ribbon tops this card off.
The inside sentiment is from Close to My Heart.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Tattered Lace Concertina Bee Card

Good Morning Ladies,
I know I missed blogging yesterday. I am just trying to figure out my new normal.
The card for today is Tattered Lace Concertina Bee Card
My friend Judy came over and helped me figure this die out. The card base and lace dies are from thee two concertina sets from tattered lace. It is a beautiful couple of die sets but a little labor intensive. The bees are a sizzix die.
This is the card opened all the way up. The sentiments are from the Stamps of Life.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog