Dalmatians

Dalmatians

This book is one I haven’t actually read. I do however have it on my to check out list right now since it also works for the reading challenge that I am working on right now. I tried to focus on the cover for the inspiration for this card. I actually made the card twice since I didn’t like how the white turned out on the first card and had to go buy a new white stamp pad.

Puppy party

Puppy party

When our pup turned one we had a birthday party for him. Honestly, it was more for the kids than anything else. I do try and spoil him a bit on his ‘special day’. Our first pup was a rescue dog and we had no idea when his birthday was, so we celebrated the day he joined our family as “Calvin Dog Day” He had a weakness for strawberry ice cream so he always got some on that day. (There was a year he was the only one to get any of the strawberries my grandfather grew in his garden)

Pet loss

Pet loss

Sometimes it feels weird to make cards that I don’t really want to give to anyone but I still think are really beautiful. This is one of those cards. If I am giving it to someone it means they lost there fur baby and that is simply awful, so I don’t really want to ever give these cards. The thing is sometimes the cards are needed and I think that is why I try and make them as pretty as I can.

Feel better pets

Feel better pets

This didn’t start out as a get well card, but I was looking at the options for sentiments and it struck me that the pets looked like they were a bit sad and missing someone and all of a sudden this seemed like the reason why. I like that cards have a way of making their personality known as I am working on them.

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