Simple Saturday – Happy Tails to You

Happy Tails Bundle by Stampin' Up! Friend card created by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

I have a simple Happy Tails card for your today with plenty of Bow WOW!  The sketch allows the dog and heart created with the Stampin’ Up! Dog Builder Punch to take center stage!

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Happy Tails Bundle by Stampin' Up! Friend card created by Mary Fish, Stampin' PrettySTAMPIN’ PRETTY STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL:

Start with a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card base of Whisper White Thick card stock. 

Adhere a striped piece of Gray Granite 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper (ultimately cropped to 2 7/8″ tall) to a piece of Whisper White card stock.  Zip through the Big Shot with the Magnetic Platform and 3 3/8 x 4 3/4 Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies.  TIP:  I run the Big Shot and these dies forward and backward for a really clean cut.

Wrap Real Red 3/8″ Cotton Ribbon around the Gray Granite area, securing with a bow as shown.  Adhere to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Happy Tails Bundle by Stampin' Up! Friend card created by Mary Fish, Stampin' PrettyCrop a piece of Whisper White card stock with the Big Shot and 2 1/4 x 3 1/2 Rectangle Stitched Framelits Die. Use the Stamparatus to position and stamp the sentiment (Happy Tails) in Gray Granite Classic Ink.  Adhere as shown with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Use the Dog Builder Punch to crop a piece of polka dot 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper (dog) and Real Red card stock (heart).

Adhere the heart to the dog with a Mini Stampin’ Dimensional and wrap White Solid Baker’s Twine around the dogs neck, securing with a bow.  

Adhere the dog to the stitched rectangle below with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Happy Tails Bundle by Stampin' Up! Friend card created by Mary Fish, Stampin' PrettyTIP: I embossed a 4 x 5 1/4 piece of Real Red card stock with the Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. It makes a pretty and protective layer over the top of my card for mailing.  I still use non-machinable stamps (see stamp, here) but there’s less chance of damage with the added embossed layer.

Happy Tails Bundle by Stampin' Up! Friend card created by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Stamp the envelope using the Paw Print (Happy Tails) & Gray Granite Classic Ink, giving a hint to the recipient of what’s inside. 

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Freddie and Lucy

Making this card reminded me that I’m due to share an update on Freddie and Lucy with you. They are both doing amazingly well. Freddie has his moments of being a “terrible two.” However, we adore him and he is enjoying the cactus bloom on our daily walks. Lucy, who lives in the Phoenix area with my daughter, Caroline, continues to trust the world more and more each day (such a “wonder” dog). She and Freddie are best pals and get to hang out together when Caroline comes home (doggie sleepovers – yay)!. Learn more about their rescue journeys here.

I love hearing from you!  Please leave me your questions or comments about the project for today.

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14 Comments:

  1. Juanita in OH

    Brilliant! The colors are wonderful and make this a perfect candidate for masculine use. I think that puppy is adorable. Lucy and Freddie look like they are truly sweet or are they just acting for the camera? Thanks for sharing another awesome and versatile card.

  2. Maria A Rodriguez

    Oh my goodness!!! how can I forget to tell you that your doggies are amazing, sweet, beautiful!!
    Love that picture Mary, and also, the picture of Caroline and them, she is gorgeous!!!!!
    Thank you for sharing.
    XO

  3. Kadie Labadie

    What a GREAT card my friend. Especially LOVE how you decorated the envelope. Thanks for the Lucy and Freddie update……SO HAPPY they are both doing so well.

  4. What a sweet card. Love the colors and the paw prints on the envelope. Enjoy your day!

  5. Always look forward to Freddie, Lucy updates and especially pix! Love the sweet card!

  6. Love this card. Love the colors, papers and a great layout and definitely quite affective. The paw prints on the envelope are perfect. Oh and of course, love the dog picture!

  7. Maria Rodriguez

    Oh Mary, what a sweet, darling card!! Love your color combination, so very elegant with that pop of bright red from the bow and the awesome look of the stitched frames.
    Thank you for sharing.
    XO

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