Sunday, September 28, 2014

Puppy Love

Hi, Jackie Smith here. I fell in love with the new Elizabeth Craft Designs Peel-offs, especially the one called 'Puppies'. My dog has been sick so I decided to do a card for her - she is like my kid.  I had these papers on hand that coordinate well with the Peel-offs.
1. Create card base from brown cardstock. Cut 5"x 11" rectangle; score and fold in half.
In this card I'm using a double fold with an extra platform using the Lorna Label PopUp.
Place the Lorna Label on the fold line as shown by Karen Burniston in this video. Cut another rectangle 5 1/4"x 12" for the backing card.
2. To create a "back wall" and a "floor wall", cut bone paper 6"x 6" square twice. Place Lorna Label PopUp on the edge of paper and die cut PopUp insert. You will need your scissors to cut out the Lorna Label insert completely. Do this on both papers. Adhere one wall to the top of the inside of the card and one wall to the bottom part of the inside of the card. Karen explains this step in her video as well.
3. Cut dog word vellum paper 2 1/4" x 5 1/4" and adhere to the top, just behind the PopUp. Cut burlap paper the same size and adhere to the bottom of the inside of the card.
4. Cut out trees, foliage and house using the Holiday House and All Seasons Tree dies. Emboss the roof part with Damask Embossing folder by Karen Burniston. Place all pieces using glue dots as shown.DSC_0248-1
5. Place black Puppies Peel-offs onto white cardstock with double sided adhesive on top. Cover Peel-offs with Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter and polish glitter with your finger. Use a brush to brush of the excess glitter. Follow Els' step by step instructions for this technique here.
6. Color puppies as desired. I used Tombow Dual Brush Markers although they do require extra time to dry as they are water-based. Use alcohol-based markers instead of water-based markers if you prefer.
7. Cut out puppies. Place sitting puppy by the dog house on the inside. Adhere laying puppy to the front of the card as shown (step 9).
8. Hand cut bone from the brown bone paper using scissors. Add name and adhere to the front of the house. Attach In the dog house sign and dog bowl using stickers. Adhere dog paws as shown using pop dots.
9. For the front of the card, cut bone paper 5 1/2"x 5 3/4", red paper 5 1/4"x 5 1/2" and word paper 5"x 5 1/4". Layer and adhere using double sided adhesive. Adhere puppy, bone, dog paws and sign using pop dots as shown.
Elizabeth Craft Designs
Cardstock and patterned paper- Dog Bones paper, stickers - Karen Foster Design, Paws paper- Samantha Walker, Whisper White, Cajun Craze, Early Espresso - Stampin 'Up!, Tombow Dual Brush Markers, Pop Dots
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1 comment:

  1. Adorable! I didn't know Elizabeth Crafts even made animal stickers so I have to go check that out.
    I also hope your dog is better... poor thing.


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