As I mentioned in my two prior post, I am working on a holiday puppy (my favorite thing!) wreath project. This is part 3. As each one of these pieces could be used to create a holiday gift tag, ornament, embellishment or card, I thought sharing the process might be useful to you as you craft for your own holiday needs.

For the 5th-6th parts of the wreath, I used three of the pups from the Mama Elephant Yappy Woofmas stamp set and Copic colored them using the following colors (featuring my favorite Christmas color combination – red, white and aqua):
Spotted pup with card: W0, R30, E31, and E33
Golden: YR31, E50, E51, and E31
Terrier: E50, E51, E31, W3, and W5
Floors: W3 and W5
Santa hat, candy cane, present, card and scarves: C0, BG11, BG13, BG15, R35, R37, and R39

I used a Uniball Signo White Gel Pen to add highlights to the noses and also used a Sakura Black Glaze Pen to emphasize the eyes and noses. Since I was keeping all of these tags CAS (zero embellishments), to add a bit of dimension and interest to each pup, I colored up and fussy cut out a second lid to the present and the Christmas card to pop up on foam dots. I also added Ranger Glossy Accents to the candy cane for some high shine.

I die cut the images using the 7th largest circle die from the Diemond Dies Die-Normous Stack-Ems Circle Nesting Die Set. Then to create frames for the pieces, I used beautiful sparkly shimmer red card stock and the 5th and 7th largest circles from the Diemond Dies Die-Normous Stack-Ems Circle Nesting Die SetMy readers can get 10% off and free worldwide shipping at Diemond Dies on all orders of $35 or more by using the code “thankskristina” at check out.

Disclosure: Many of the supplies I’ve used for today’s project are linked. Some may be affiliate links, which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I truly appreciate your support toward the costs of running this blog!

CLICK on the following picture to watch the process of creating these tags:

These 3 Christmas puppy tags are being entered into the following challenges:
Crafty Gals Corner Anything Goes Challenge
Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge
Creatalicious Anything Goes with Optional Christmas w Snowflakes
Card Mania Christmas Challenge
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Anything Goes Challenge
Penny Black and More Traditional Christmas Colors Challenge
Stamping Sensations Winter Sparkle Challenge
Crafts Galore Encore Anything Goes Challenge
ABC Christmas Y – favorite thing and Z – zero embellishment Challenge
Fab ‘n’ Funky Cute Christmas Challenge

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