Friday, February 24, 2017

Horse Puckey!

Good Morning Ladies,
I have a terrible cold so i missed blogging yesterday. NO more NYquil for me that is some wicked stuff.
The card for today is Horse Puckey!
 This card was created using an image from Lindy's Stamp Gang. It was stamped on watercolor paper and colorized with watercolors. The sentiment is from the same set.

The inside sentiment is from the Stamps of Life.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Running Rabbit Easter

Good Morning Ladies,
Wow, it's Wednesday already. So much to do before I take off for a dog show on Saturday.
The card for today is Running Rabbit Easter
The background paper is from the Sweet Sentiments Graphics 45 pad. The running rabbit is an image from Inkadinkado. It was stamped on deep purple cardstock using white Momento Luxe ink. This white ink is perfect for stamping on dark cardstock. The leaves are cut from a Memory Box die. The flowers are from Prima and have pearls for centers. A pearl sprig peaks out from behind them.
The inside sentiment is from the Stamps of Life.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Act Of Kindness

Good Morning Ladies,
Another wonderful weather day yesterday! I have been purging my stash to take to the 4-H crop. I purged stickers, and rub-ons this round.
The card for today is Act Of Kindness
This card was created using a gel press background. The sun is from Creative Vision. The flower image is from Sheena Douglass. The cat is a die cut. The sentiment is a vellum quote from Quick Quotes.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Monday, February 20, 2017

Happy Dolphin

Good Morning Ladies,
Another wonderful weather day again yesterday. More dog training. A ride in the sunshine to look at new beds. I had a great weekend.
The card for today is Happy Dolphin
This card was created using a Gel Press background. Blue and grey acrylic paints were the mix choice. The dolphin was stamped first. The dolphin image is from Creative Vision. He was painted with watercolors. The ocean was stamped next. It is an image from Stampscapes. It was also painted using watercolors. Stickles were added as the sparkle of the ocean. The moon was created using acrylic paint and a Tim Holtz round tool.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Graphics 45 Sweet Sentiments

Good Morning Ladies,
It was another beautiful day yesterday. I met with friends and trained dogs in the morning. Then it was back home to do this and that.
The card for today is Graphics 45 Sweet Sentiments
This card was created using the Graphics 45 pad Sweet Sentiments. The pieces were cut and the edges were inked. The sentiment was popped up with pop tape. The flowers are from Prima. I used Prills for the centers of the flowers.
More pieces of the pad were cut and the edges inked.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Easter Morning

Good Morning Ladies,
Yesterday was beautiful weather. The dogs and I headed out to Creek Ride Park and had a wonderful walk. Life is good!
The card for today is Easter Morning
This card was created using an image from Creative Vision. It was stamped on watercolor paper and colorized with watercolors. The Easter poem is a vellum piece from Quick Quotes. Rhinestones top this card off.
The inside sentiment is from CTMH.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Friday, February 17, 2017

Unity Challenge Grey and Feathers

Good Morning Ladies,
It is suppose to be a really warm one today. I am hoping to get out in it with the dogs.
The card for today is Unity Challenge Grey and Feathers
 I decide to go with grey and feathers. The feather background paper is from my stash. My choices for Unity images is Indie Girl and Trio of Beauty. They were stamped on grey card stock. Indie girl was cut with a create and craft die. The feathers were hand cut. A feather die was used to create a feather to stamp the sentiment on. The feathers were raised with pop tape.
A view to show the pop.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Unity Drink and Cuss

Good Morning Ladies,
The dogs got a couple of new toys this past weekend. Of course Dude made it past me and took one out in to the yard. When I went out to look for it I found a lot of toys. They now have a lot to play with.
The card for today is Unity Drink and Cuss
This card was created using a background paper my friend left at my house last Sunday. A Create and Craft die was used to cut the shape. The image and sentiment are from Unity. Unity has some very funny more adult type stamps. Love this company!
This is the inside sentiment from the same set.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Little Mouse Shutter Card

Good Morning Ladies,
I hope everyone had a wonderful Valentines Day yesterday.
The card for today is Little Mouse Shutter Card
 The card base and layers for this card are cut with the Tattered Lace Shutter Card Die. This die set makes it a breeze to make a shutter card. The mushroom paper is from Tuesday Mornings. The next photo has all the details of the rest of the card and show it opened up.
This is the card when it is opened. The mouse and mushroom scene is cut with two Cottage Cutz dies. The mushrooms are accented with a white Signo pen. The border mushrooms are cut with a C. C. Designs die. The you are sweet is cut from a the Stamps of Life die. The thank you is cut with a die from an unknown company. A red and white polka dot sheer ribbon tops this card off.
The envelope is hand made from the same paper as the layer paper.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Mail Box Happy Mail

Good Morning Ladies,
I didn't blog yesterday. I was busy cleaning house and purging some of my stamping stuff. The stamping stuff I purged will go to the 4-H crop for donation.
The card for today is Mail Box Happy Mail
This card was created using a mailbox stamp and die set from the Stamps of Life. The mailbox and bird were stamped on watercolor paper and colorized with watercolors.
The inside sentiment is from the same set.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Wobbler Bunny

Good Morning Ladies,
I am running late this morning. I had a nice visit with my parents, my uncle, and my cousin last night.
The card for today is Wobbler Bunny
This card is a fun card. The background card stock was embossed with a CTMH Confetti embossing folder. The die cut piece is from Create and Craft. The new CTMH doughnut paper pack was used with the die. The bunny, sentiment and booty piece are from Art Impressions. The bunny was hand cut stamped on watercolor paper and colorized with watercolors. A wobbler was added to make the bunny's booty shake. The bunny booty and sentiment shape is cut with the die that comes with the bunny.
Showing the lift of the booty.
The inside sentiment is from the Stamps of Life.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Friday, February 10, 2017

Vintage German Cut Wedding

Good Morning Ladies,
I was way under the weather yesterday. I couldn't make it to work. I am feeling much better today.
The card for today is Vintage German Cut Wedding
This card is created on a Create and Craft lace edge card base. The bride and groom are vintage cut German embossed pieces. The lace layer is three part. They were cut from a Create and Craft die set. The flowers are from Prima with pearls for centers. The pearl sprig is from the wedding collection at HL. 
The inside sentiment is a vellum piece from my stash.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Graphics 45 Valentine

Good Morning Ladies,
Yesterday was a really warm day. Lots of rain. Glad is wasn't snow or we would be under deep.
The card for today is Graphics 45 Valentine
This card was created using a Graphics 45 pad. The pink layer is from a DCWV texture pad. The flowers are from Prima and pearls were added for the centers. 
The inside elements are from the same pad.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Lucky Dog Unity Tag Plus Two

Good Morning Ladies,
It is thundering and raining this morning. This has been one weird winter.
Today is a tag day. There are three tags in Lucky Dog Unity Tag Plus Two
Each tag was created using CTMH new inks and Unity Stamps. The CTMH ink was stippled on to the tags and the edges were drug through the ink. The hot dog was colorized with watercolors.
 The stippiling was done first then the sentiment was stamped.
No coloring on this one just the stamp and sentiment.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Monday, February 6, 2017

CTMH Surprise Doughnut Box

Good Morning Ladies,
Dog training was great yesterday. I had a good time and Dude did well.
The project for today is CTMH Surprise Doughnut Box
The base and layers for the base of this surprise box is created with an Our Daily Bread die. The card stock and dsp is from CTMH. The solid card stock is their new sea glass. So pretty! The doughnut dies and sentiments are from CTMH. The balloons die is from Cottage Cutzs. 
A top view.
A view of the sides.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Unity Happy Pregnancy

Good Morning Ladies,
Yesterday was a great day. I went to the dog event and the dogs past their Canine Good Citizen tests. Then it was off to a crop day with friends. So much fun.
The card for today is Unity Happy Pregnancy
 The card base and layers were created using a Sizzix Flip-It card die. All the images are from Unity Stamps. The dill pickle jar was stamped on watercolor paper and was colorized with watercolors. It was then hand cut.
This is the flip side of the card. The sentiment is from the same Unity set.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Our Daily Bread Puppy Surprise Box

Good Morning Ladies,
I am off to a busy day today. First off to do a dog event with Dude and his half sister Kaiden. Back home to drop off dogs. Then down the road to go to a crop.
The project for today is Our Daily Bread Puppy Surprise Box
 This project was created using the Our Daily Bread Surprise Box die. The base was cut from a piece of blue card stock. The layering pieces were cut from a paw print card stock from my stash. The sentiment on the long piece is from Unity Stamps, The balloon puppy is an image from CTMH. It was hand cut. The poop emoji image is from Unity Stamps. It was stamped twice and both pieces were hand cut. The little puppy was cut with an IO puppy die.
A close-up of the sentiment and pieces. 
 This view shows the support pieces inside the box and the layers on the flaps.
The sides of the box has layering pieces too.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Friday, February 3, 2017

Tattered Lace Mini Step Card

Good Morning Ladies,
It's Friday! Another busy weekend ahead. A dog event tomorrow and then off to a crop. Sunday looks like dog training.
The card for today is Tattered Lace Mini Step Card
There is a sale at http://www.atjoansgardens.com/ I ordered two Tattered Lace magazines. Issue number 19 and issue number 24. That is where the mini step card die and dog die are from. The step card die is very mini and very cute. It was cut from my scrap box. There are all kinds of layer dies that come with this. The dog was cut from watercolor paper and it was colorized using watercolors. The heart discs were cut from a the Stamps of Life die set.
A side-view.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Unity Quinn Girl

Good Morning Ladies,
What a busy day at my day job I had yesterday. Dinner was find what you can. I am rested today and ready to get busy.
The card for today is Unity Quinn Girl
The feather background paper is from Tuesday Mornings. The Quinn Girl and Trio Of Beauty are two stamp sets by Unity Stamps. The sentiment is from the Quinn Girl set. All was stamped on watercolor paper and colorized using watercolors. A stitched oval set was used to cut two of the pieces. The feathers were hand cut.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Cute New Poop Machine

Good Morning Ladies,
My friend will be coming back from Florida today. It will be good to have her back to chat with. I hope she brings some of the warm back with here.
The card for today is Cute New Poop Machine
Puppies, puppies everywhere! The background dsp cardstock on this card is from my stash. A sectioned frame die was cut. The punched out pieces were cut from a different color card stock. Ink Antics paw prints were stamped on the long piece. The puppy dies are from IO.
The inside sentiment is from Unity stamps.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Dog Dancing Shoes

Good Morning Ladies,
It's too cold for me. I was enjoying the warmer January weather.
The card for today is Dog Dancing Shoes
This card was created using a Gel Press background. Acrylic paints, a comb, and the Gel Press were used. The dancer die is from an unknown company. The dog is a die from IO. The sentiment is from Unity Stamps. Paw print washi tape runs across the bottom.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Monday, January 30, 2017

Emoji Poop Birthday

Good Morning Ladies,
I had a good time at the dog show yesterday. The drive home was a bit sketchy in the snow. It was quite slick.
The card for today is Emoji Poop Birthday
This card was created using the Stamps of Life new Zig Zag bag die. It fits a gift card. The die was cut using bristol paper that was created with the Gel Press.  The poop emoji on the front is an image from Unity Stamps. It was stamped on dark brown card stock and hand cut.
 This is a view showing the pull out card inside. This card is cut with the same die set.
 The sentiment is from the same Unity stamp set.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Dog and Fairy Magic

Good Morning Ladies,
I am off to watch a dog show this morning.
The card for today is Dog and Fairy Magic
This is one of those cards that has stamps from a few companies. The background was created using the spray smoosh technique. Dylusion ink sprays were used along with tattered angels. The dog image is from Inkadinkado. The flowers are from Sheena Douglass. The fairy is from Creative Visions. The clouds are from Stampscapes. This is a 5X7 card. It is a size that can be popped right into a frame.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Unity Happy Hug Gel Press

Good Morning Ladies,
It's Saturday...and off to work I will go. When I get done working I have so much laundry to do. What a plan for the day...
The card today is  Unity Happy Hug Gel Press
 The background for this card is a third pull from the Gel Press. Acrylic paint and a Joggles stencil was used. The image and sentiment are from Unity. The set is Full Of Happy Hugs. The image was stamped on watercolor paper and colorized with watercolors. It was then cut with a stitched oval die.

This is the inside sentiment from the same set.
Happy Scraps,
Mrs. Swandog