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Carter, my grandson, just turned one. He loves dogs. If anything can make him smile, it is a dog. It was not too hard to decide what kind of card to make for him because of his love of dogs. I have a miniature schnauzer and so does his GG (great grandma). I tried to make this look like one, which it does somewhat, but I know at least one thing I would do differently if I made another one. If you wonder what that is, I would change the ears. I tried eyebrows too, but it made it look too girly. For this dog, I combined a few ideas from other people that have created dogs from punches to make my own.
To create this card I used basic black, basic gray, real red, and naturals white cardstock. I used the Big Shot along with the chevron embossing folder. The stamp set is pretty petites that you can earn from the sale-a-bration catalog. Now for the punches. The petite curly label punch (sale-a-bration catalog), 1 1/4" scallop circle punch (spring catalog), small oval punch, 2 1/2" circle punch, blossom petals punch, large oval punch, and an oval framelits die. For the eyes I used 2 basic black brads from the neutrals set. On the tag I used cherry cobbler baker's twine. Last of all, I went around the edge of the white beard with a stampin' sponge and basic gray ink.
Give it a try. It is fun to create with punches. Leave a comment if you would like or question.
My name is Chris Austin. I am married. I have 2 daughters, of which, both of them are married and have 1 child each. Being a grandma is very special and a privilege. I am a Stampin' Up demonstrator and hold a job outside of the home working in customer service. I am looking forward to using one of the talents the Lord has given to me to honor Him. I really enjoy card making/papercrafts and can't wait to share with others that have a similar interest and desire to create too. God bless you!