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Card #6 – Ruff Day? card
I started by assembling all my supplies.
We all have people in our life that are dealing with difficult situations. I’m aware of several in my own life right now and felt like making a card that would acknowledge their situation as well as communicate my concern and care. I was going through my stamps set and came across this dog/cat set that just felt right. I usually shy away from these kinds of cards because I’m always afraid I’m going to say something that is not helpful (out of sheer nervousness). This year, however, I want to stop that nonsense and send these cards to people who need to know I care.
I used grey/blue cardstock (5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″) for my base, a patterned cardstock (4″ X 5 1/2″) and seafoam cardstock for the sentiment (1″ X 4″).
I started by cutting a circle from the patterned cardstock. I then inked the edges and let that sit for a bit. I took a piece of scrap white cardstock and embossed the dog image using black embossing powder. After heat setting the image, I took my Distress Ink markers and colored in the dog. I didn’t have to worry about staying in the lines because I was going to cut the image out. And I did.
I attached the whole sentiment banner just below the dog using foam adhesive squares to give the banner dimension. I finished the card off with three tiny rhinestones.
Here is the finished card.
As you’re well aware, I’m an advocate for all things dog and I’m also a firm believer in the calming, soothing qualities of dogs (and cats, for my friends with felines ;-)). It’s nice to be able to combine two of my passions into one card.
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I know what it’s like to have a ruff day. I’m glad to know we dogs can have such a good affect on people.