Yes, another holiday has come, and this card maker has 1 card made in time! Eeek! Well, better late than never, I guess. I made this dog lovers masculine card by keeping it CAS, single layer, and monochromatic, but with little touches that I I hope will show the love and care that went into this card.

I used the Tiddly Inks “I Wuf You” stamp set (one of my all time favorites that I seem to go back to over and over) and Copic colored the pup holding the heart with the following colors:
Pup: W0, 1, 3 and 5
Heart and grassy ground: N0, 3, 4, 5, and 7
Bone letters: C1
I added white highlights to the pup’s eyes and nose with a Uniball Stabilo White Gel Pen and also added Glossy Accents for shine over the bone letters and the pup’s nose and eyes.

I doodled the thought bubbles with a Copic Multi-liner Pen in 0.05 pt and even added the tiny shadow lines on the lower sides of the thought bubbles just like the puppy stamp image has. Lastly I doodled in some grass so that the pup would have a place to sit. 🙂

I cut down a 1/2″ off the sides of the panel and popped it up with fun foam to adhere it to a card base, which I edged with two 3/8″ wide washi tapes–a grey stripe and a gun metal glitter. I like how only a 1/8″ sliver of the dark gun metal glitter washi shows beyond the card front panel. Somehow I think that is the perfect proportion for the edge details.

This card is being entered into the following challenges:
Tiddly Inks Love Challenge
MarkerPOP Be My Valentine Challenge

Crafts Galore Encore Anything Goes Challenge
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Cute Challenge
Addicted to CAS Pets Challenge
Addicted to Stamps and More Holiday Challenge
Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Anything Goes Challenge
Creatalicious Anything Goes Challenge with Optional Add Some Hearts – WINNER
Penny Black and More Use Your Favorite Stamp Challenge


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