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Monday, 28 February 2011

Rotate Sketch & Stash for a Spoon Full of Sugar(y) Copic Creations

My cousin Bob has the most delightful golden retriever called Rusty.  He also has a birthday coming up.  I bought this image from Just Inklined last year specifically to make Bob's birthday card this year.  My little cutester is coloured with Copics and I'm entering my card in the Copic Creations challenge which is for "complimentary colours" this week.  I cut out the dog's face and paw and curled them with my curling tool, adhering him to the background with silicone glue to give dimension. 
A Spoon Full of Sugar want to see "birthday wishes" and I rotated the "sketch" at Sketch & Stash for my layout.  I have refrained from using any flowers because the card is, afterall, for a man.  The fence is made from woodgrain cardstock kindly donated by best matey Julie, embossed to give it panels, and I have added a teeny bit of flower soft around the bottom edge.  Bob has a deck at the back of the house and I think it looks like Rusty is leaning over the deck.  My DPs are Basic Grey and the photo corners are cut with a Sizzix die.

15 comments:

Lindsey said...

Awwww! How cute! I love the flower soft at the bottom of the gate, such a great idea.
Linds x

Fiona said...

awe this is adorable...look at that cute little face.

Fi
x

Lizzy xx said...

Oh this is a wonderful card ...great take on my sketch.

Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Stash ...good luck!

xx Lizzy xx :)

xGemmax said...

Awwww its adorable sweetie and such a cute little dog :o)
hugs and xxx

*Vicki* said...

Oh wowzer!! Lesley, this dog is so precious!! You're coloring is brilliant and made him come to life!! What a sweet card!! TFS! HUGS

Dena said...

hihihih! What a cute dog! Very special and I'm sure they will love it. Love how you cut out the face and paw and made them puffy! Great work with the fence too!!
Hugs Lesley!

Dena

Eisbärin said...

Lovely work, Lesley! Really jumped out at me in my preview so I had to come over to have a proper look at it. The dog is so cute and you made him so realistic on his deck/fence! Super!
Love, Alex

CraftyC said...

Wow Lesley, what a gorgeous card you have made. I just love the doggy image and he's been beautifully coloured!
Clairexx

Mrs A. said...

Dog gone cute.your colouring is superb.

Claudia Rosa ~ Pretty Pressings said...

Hello dear Lesley,
what an adorable Puppy card you have made.
I love the papers and this cute image you choosed with it. Your coloring is really amazing!

Thank you so much for seeing me today and of course your kind comment
Luv
Claudia

Dawn B. said...

This is soooo sweet. I love that you personalized it for a birthday occasion. He is too cute. I have a dog that does this same thing.. :)

Vicky said...

AWWWWW how lush is this... The dog looks fabulous hun colouring is excellent I'm not a big fan of colouring dogs it scares the beejesus out of me....I think its cus I know I will end up mucking it up at least once lol. The fence looks fantastic & with the embossing it looks awesome...its just WOW...I love it!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Julie said...

Oh hello matey!!! You're on my roster!! Fabulous card - your image is too doggone cute!! Another innovative design from you!! The decking looks great and doggie is coloured a treat!! Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Stash!!! Juliexx

Faye said...

Oh Lesley, this is just so beautiful, what a gorgeous, beautifully coloured image! xxx

Faye said...

DOH! Thanks for playing at Sketch n Stash. xxx