Saturday, April 2, 2016

Sending Smiles

Having an 11-month-old yellow lab doesn't allow for much time for crafting these days (outside of my design team assignments). But...yesterday I had a little bit of time in the studio while the pup was off bird hunting with my husband. YAY!

I used Freshly Made Sketches Challenge 230 as my inspiration and inked up the adorable and new (to me) Hello Chum stamp set from Avery Elle. Here's the sketch:

And here's my take:

I love that shark with his big, toothy grin!! Totally makes me smile! And the 4mm and 6mm Clear Droplets from Pretty Pink Posh make excellent bubbles!!!

Hope you like my creation for today!

On a personal note, here are some recent photos of our puppy, Pepper. She's doing awesome! We love her to pieces!!! She's affectionate, strong, smart, energetic, and she has an incredibly adventurous spirit. I'm reading a book called The Mountaintop School For Dogs. The main character talks about watching some pups and noticing that there IS such a thing as joy being bigger than the container that holds it. That, my friends, is so true! I see it in Pepper every day and it makes my heart swell!


If you can believe it...these three photos were taken on two consecutive days. Gotta love life in the mountains!

Thanks for visiting!!! Have a fabulous weekend!

Stamps: Hello Chum (Avery Elle)
Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento (Tsukineko), Onyx Black Versafine (Tsukineko)
Markers: Copic Sketch N2, N4, R24
Cardstock: White (Papertrey Ink)
Patterned Paper: Pint-Sized Patterns Beachside 6x6 Inch Petite Paper Pack (Lawn Fawn)
Dies: Stitched Rectangles (Lil' Inker), Tag Me (Reverse Confetti)
Embellishments: 4mm and 6mm Clear Droplets (Pretty Pink Posh)
Adhesive: Scor-Tape (Scor-Pal), Studio Matte Multi-Medium (Claudine Hellmuth), 3D Foam Squares (Scrapbook Adhesives) 


I Card Everyone said...

Lisa this is too clever!!! Somehow this isn't going to sound right ... what a CUTE shark!!!

Karen B. said...

The angle is so cool! Great card...and great pup too!

Jen Brum said...

This is such a great card! I love that shark! The background paper is fabulous and I love the angled banner! Great colouring! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

~amy~ said...

Lisa, love your fun card...awesome take on the sketch!
Pepper is ADORABLE and check out all that fun snow!

Lisa Elton said...

Ha, he's fierce but cute at the same time! Terrific card Lisa. Pepper looks like a real sweetheart!! Our little Max loved the snow, they would have had fun together!!

Karren said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous dog and a beautiful and fun card! Love that shark and I really like how you've angled the sentiment to match the line of the shark. Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Kelly S. said...

Fun, funny, and a little skeery with that toothy grin! Adorable card, and even sweeter puppy!!

Kelly S. said...

PS... How funny, you have a "white" dog named Pepper, and our black lab is named Pearl (we have another black lab named Olive)...they are the best!

Greta said...

Oh wow--I'm smiling ear to ear, Lisa! Yes, your card is so adorable & congrats on the win at FMS--but Pepper stole my heart! So glad she's fit right in to your family!

Keti's Projects said...

What a fun card. Love the image with the sentiment. Congrats for win on the sketch challenge. p.s. And what a cute puppy. I'm sure he is all fun and joy.

Diane Jaquay said...

Your card is fantastic, Lisa, congrats on your win at FMS!! Your dog is such a cutie :)

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Congrats on your FMS win!! That card is hilarious!