Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Sweet Wonderful You!

Hello blog readers!!! (The few....the proud....enlisted!!)   I have a really cute card to show you today (well, at least I think so!).   This is a birthday card for our little neighbor Cayla.  She just adores our dogs and I think most of her clothing is dog related in some way!  So, I had to created a card with a dog on it for her!

How do you like that Hero Arts cloud background??  This is another stamp I had been eyeing for a while and finally picked up!  I stamped it with Distress Inks to start.  Then I created the hills with patterned cardstock.  I paper pieced her dress and colored the rest of her and the Eat Cake Graphics pup with prisma pencils.

I decided I wanted a rainbow on the card too, so I took some rainbow twine I got on clearance at Michaels and glued it down color by color in the corner.  I used the HA sentiment, added a few MS hearts and finished with a twine bow.

I think Cayla will like this card.  If not, I like it so much - maybe I'll ask for it back!! (LOL - just kidding!)

Thanks for your visit!


Audrey Pettit said...

This is SO, SO adorable, Maria! I just love this little scene you created. It is so happy and fun, so perfect for a dog loving little girl. Love those patterned paper hills and love the cloud background. Fabulous coloring, and that twine rainbow is just genius!

Olga said...

awesome! So cherry and bright!

jimlynn said...

Maria, this is TOPS! I KNOW she's going to love it. Love the cloud background and the paper piecing - but the rainbow tops it off! SO CUTE!

Kathy and Lucky said...

She will love it!!! I know I do, what a fun and just great card with the dog smiling and the little girl. Then to add that pretty rainbow is wonderful. I have been looking at that stamp since last summer and maybe will have to break down :)

Cheryl said...

This is so stinkin' cute! I love the scene you created, especially the twine rainbow in the corner.

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