Monday, September 4, 2017

Labrador Sympathy

Good Morning Ladies,
I have the day off and I am planning on going kayaking this morning. Before all the power boats and people get on the lake.
The card for today is Labrador Sympathy
 This card was created using a Stamp Cabana image. It was stamped on watercolor paper and colorized with watercolors. The sentiment is from CTMH.
The inside sentiment is from the same CTMH set and the background paper is from my paper run on Saturday.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Dalmatian Agility Pop Up Thank You

Good Morning Ladies,
I am off to a slow start this morning. I don't know why. I went paper shopping yesterday. And I bought a couple of surprise packs. Good packs.
The card for today is

Dalmatian

Agility Pop Up Thank You
 The background paper is from one of the surprise packs. Looks like Dalmatian spots to me. The dog image is from Embossing Arts. The a frame and ribbon images are from Dog Stamps Plus. The fence is from a memory box die.
While I was shopping I found this Thank You pop up die from Spellbinders and on sale. 
A side view of  the pop up element.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Boston Terrier Obedience Thank You

Good Morning Ladies,
You probably wonder why so many dog Thank You cards. I am working on a batch of these to give to judges at our dog training club. So bare with me.
The card for today is Boston Terrier Obedience Thank You
 The utility glove is from The Cottage Stamper. It was stamped on watercolor paper and colorized with watercolors for the shading. The Boston Terrier and ribbon images are from Dog Stamps Plus. They were also stamped on watercolor paper. All images were hand cut.
The glove is repeated on the inside. The sentiment is from TPS.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Friday, September 1, 2017

Sheltie Agility

Good Morning Ladies,
It's my day off so I slept in a bit. Feeling great this and expecting to get stuff done today.
The card for today is Sheltie Agility
 This card was created using my new images from Dog Stamps Plus. They have many breeds and just cool dog images. The weaving Sheltie and ribbon were stamped on watercolor paper and then colorized with watercolors. The ribbon was then hand cut.
The inside sentiment is from TPS.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Rally O Thank You

Good Morning Ladies,
No dog show for me this weekend. What shall I do? Make cards I guess.
The card for today is Rally O Thank You
 The background paper for this card is from Flair. The happy dog image is from Whimsy Stamps. The cones are from VLVS. The arrows were cut from a Taylored EXpressions die. The Rally-o was hand done with a copic marker.
The inside sentiment is from TPS.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Malamute and Buddy Christmas

Good Morning Ladies,
I received my new cutterpillar pro yesterday and I will be trying that baby out later today. The LED lights are super brite to help my old eyes.
The card for today is Malamute and Buddy Christmas
 The background for this card is holograph silver card stock from Create and Craft. The snowflakes are sequins. The image is from Whimsy Stamps. It was stamped on watercolor paper and colorized with watercolors and stickles. It was then cut from a dome die set from Sizzix.
The inside sentiment is from the Stamps of Life.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Agility Thank You Surprise Box

Good Morning Ladies,
I am up early this morning. I don't know why. Thinking about the day ahead I guess.
The card for today is  Agility Thank You Surprise Box
 I am having fun with these surprise boxes. The box portion is created using an Our Daily Bread dies. Some of the best money I have spent. The dog images are from MaMa Elephant. The A- Frame image is from Dog stamps Plus. The dsp is from my stash. The star die is from Sizzix and the sentiment is from TPS.
 another view of the box.
And it folds flat for mailing.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog


Monday, August 28, 2017

BIS Labrador puppy

Good Morning Ladies,
I spent a lazy Sunday yesterday. Only made three cards and pretty much relaxed all day.
The card for today is BIS Labrador puppy
The card base was created using a Cheery Lynn die set. The Lab puppy image is from Fiskars. The background paper is from Flair. The puppy was cut with a Gina Marie die. 
 This is a side view of this center step card.
The sentiment is from TPS and was cut with a Gina Marie die.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Surprise Box Birthday

Good Morning Ladies,
I had a good time crafting over at a friends house yesterday. Lots of good food as always and laughing!
The card for today is Surprise Box Birthday
The surprise box itself was created using a die from Our Daily Bread. The inside images are from CTMH as well as the dsp.
This is the box closed so it can be mailed.
Now out to get the stuff out of my truck so I can work on cards.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Agility Wonderful

Good Morning Ladies,
I am off to work and then off to a stamping get together at a friends house. I am making bbq chicken sliders to take with me.
The card for today is Agility Wonderful
 The background of this card was created using Tim Holtz Oxide inks. My friend has all the colors and was kind enough to let me try them. The sentiment and the dog are images from Inkadinkado. The ribbon and agility images are from Dog stamps plus.
The inside sentiment is from the Stamps of Life. The bone image is from Art Impressions.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Friday, August 25, 2017

AI jiggle Booty

Good Morning Ladies,
Cold again this morning. The are full of it. Gettting into trouble already. Maybe I am too. Have you seen the new Lawn Fawn sets.
The card for today is AI jiggle Booty
 This card was created using an AI jiggle booty set. The fence was cut from a MemoryBox die and seems to be the perfect size for this dog. He was stamped on watercolor paper and colorized with watercolors. Then he was hand cut.
 This is the inside of the front of the card and is the jiggle booty part.
 The inside right side has the sentiment from the Stamps of Life.
This is the part that makes that booty jiggle.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Unity God Made The Horse

Good Morning Ladies,
It is quite chilly out this morning. We have had a lot of cooler days this summer. This morning it feels more like fall.
The card for today is Unity God Made The Horse
 A Unity horse image was used to create this card. The image was stamped on watercolor paper and colorized with watercolors. It was then cut with a stitched rectangle die. The background paper is from my old stash.
The inside sentiment is also from Unity. The horse die is from Memory Box.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Belgian Agility

Good Morning Ladies,
It's Wednesday already. The summer is flying by. I want to keep it longer.
The card for today is Belgian Agility
 This card was created using a Sizzix flip card die. The images are from dog stamps plus and are hand cut.
This is the flip side of the card . The sentiments are from Casual Fridays.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

woodland faries

Good Morning Ladies,
Off to work today and then off to dog training.
The card for today is woodland faries
This card scene was created on glossy paper with andirondak inks. The method was pad to paper. The little house is an image from crafty secrets. The fairies are from Lavina. Stickles were added to their wings.
The inside sentiment is from CTMH.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Monday, August 21, 2017

Belgian Dog you can

Good Morning Ladies,
My computer had a melt down on Saturday. So off I went to get a new one. I must admit I have just been playing with it the last couple of days.
The card for today is Belgian Dog you can
 This card was created using holograpic  card stock from Create and Craft. for the background and layers. The Belgian dog image is from Dog Stamps Plus as well as the ribbon image. The sentiment is from CTMH.
The inside sentiment is from Jaded Blossoms.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Friday, August 18, 2017

Let's Toast

Good Morning Ladies,
Today is my day off so I plan to spend it making cards and doing laundry. I hope my creative kicks in.
The card for today is Let's Toast
The background on this card was created using glossy card stock. I took two colors of andirondak ink and dragged them across the card stock. Then a make-up sponge was used to blend the colors in. The fire and marshmallows on the sticks are die cut from a MFT and the sentiment is from a matching stamp set also from MFT. The fairies are from Lavina.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Floating on Sunshine

Good Morning Ladies,
Another busy day yesterday. I was off to work and then dog training last night. It feels good to be back in the swing of things.
My card for today is Floating on Sunshine
This card was created using a smoosh background. The sun is an image from Creative Visions. The puppy dog and balloon images are from Mama Elephant. The puppy was cut with a die. The grass was cut using a Lawn Fawn die.
The inside sentiment is from Mama Elephant.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

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