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Friday, August 21, 2009

Ruff's Up!

I had volunteered to send a card to a tween boy and hadn't gotten around to it until now. So this was my attempt at boy humor. First time I used gems for this type of embellishment. Hee... Hee... I think when you have dogs you spend a lot of time cleaning up after them. :)


The inside of the card has a little pop-up with the same dog and it says "What's the scoop?"

I hope he will appreciate the humor. I will try it out on my son when he gets home to see what he says.

My second card is a scrapling which I made into a magnetic bookmark. My middle daughter gets very little attention being the middle child and loves to read. So I combined the Hero Arts challenge which is to mail a card to someone into a special bookmark for my middle daughter. She will love it as she is a big reader and it has her initial on it.


The stamps for the bookmark / Scrapling are all Hero Arts. I covered the K with purple stickers and it doesn't show in the picture as nicely but it is a beautiful sparkly purple. The ribbon runs along the inside.

I used a thin magnet that we got at a parade. We are always getting these little rectangle magnets at parades, in the mail, etc. So this was a great way to recycle it as it is very easy to cut them and use them as they are so thin.

The dog-house is hero arts stamps for the dog and bone.

Thanks for stopping by...
Suzz

6 comments:

  1. I LOVE your dog scene. SO cute. Especially with the little "gift" behind him. I like your sentiments inside and out too.

    What a nice gift for you daughter. I'm sure she will love it.

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  2. I'm now following you!! Just had to vist and tell you what a clever doggie card that is! Made me smile and laugh big time! I'm looking at my embellies in a whole new light....Cute little bookmark, too!

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  3. Suzz - love the card and the bookmark is adorable.

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  4. Gracias Suzz, el card de la escena del perrito esta genial, no creo que sea mas fácil hacer un card de este estilo, aunque parezca divertido y sencillo, esta precioso. El marcapáginas, es una delicia, muy delicado el diseño, trabajas, siempre te lo digo, envidiablemente bien. Besitos.

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  5. Cool card for a teen!! But with boys you`ll never know! Love the bookmark, too!

    Hugs,
    Vanessa

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  6. I discovered your blog after following a link earlier today and loved all the creations you have shared so I have added your blog to my list and will be back often.

    I don't know about a teen boy, but I loved the little dog card. It really made me smile.

    The bookmark is really pretty.

    Lesley

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