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

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