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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

All Dogs Go To Heaven

Sympathy cards are not my favorite thing to make.  Understandably so as that means something sad has occurred.  But I wanted to give a bit of comfort to my mom for the loss of their dog, Odin.  I knew Mo Manning's image Angel with Puppy would be perfect.  I colored her with Copics and used the current layout from Sketch n Stash (#97).  She is layered on top of a mat cut with Labels Nine Nestabilities from Spellbinders.  A bit of Crystal Stickles adorns her wings. Papers are DCWV The Pets Stack.   I added some flowers, bling, and a metal corner.  The sentiment is from a My Favorite Things set and was cut out with one of the Grommet Tags dies, also from Spellbinders.  I happened to have the Good Dog license tag (a Jolees sticker) in my stash.

Markers used: Copics (E11, E21, E00, R20, E04, E34, E37, E39, E27, B00, B02).

- Crafts and Me: #104-My Sentiments Exactly 
- Anything Goes Challenge: #77-Animals 

Surprisingly, she is already talking about getting a puppy.  My parents have always been dog people and ever since I was little we've had 4-legged family members.  Each one loved like no other.  I have a sneaking suspicion, though, that my small man has something to do with the desire to acquire a new pet so soon.  I know he will be delighted and I hope that it brightens my mom's spirits too.  

Thanks for stopping by and hope you're having a fabulous week so far!



Imke said...

Regan, this is a wonderful sympathy card. Love all the details and the image fits great. I´m sure your mom will like it.

knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

Totally cool and so thoughtful!

Jovan said...

Beautiful card!

RoseC said...

Awww, Regan . . . your softly colored Angel with Puppy looks fabulous on this sweet and thoughtful card. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps' digi team's "My Sentiments Exactly!" challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

Jasmine said...

Ohh, Regan, this is just precious. She is colored beautifully. Perfect papers and embellies of course. That dog tag got me a little choked up!

Robin said...

This little angel with the puppy is just soooooooooo adorable. I love how you colored her too. Hugs, Robin

Kathy said...

So beautiful and thoughtful of you Regan. That image is just perfect for pet sympathy, need to remember it. All the flowers, bling and little touches are perfect.

Unknown said...

Regan ... your card is so precious! The image is perfect, and I love your take on the sketch! I'm sure your mom will receive some comfort knowing how much you cared to create this lovely for her! ;o)

Julie said...

This is so cute - what a perfect image for the occasion!! Thanks for joining in our challenge at Sketch N Stash, Juliexx