Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Humourous Pet

I've been inspired by a couple of challenges for this card:

The Paper Players' "Humorous" challenge.


And Less is More "Pets" challenge.


I don't do very many humourous cards but I do have the perfect stamp to combine these two challenges.


I love the sneaky little pup stealing the snowman's hat and scarf. It makes me think of my young dog, Tessa, who loves to steal socks and gloves!  And I love the look on the snowman's face when he sees what the dog has done.

It's a very quick and simple card, and nice and flat for mailing. Stamped, watercoloured, trimmed down and added to a red cardbase, and finished off with Stickles on the snowflakes and the lines of the snow.

Here's Tessa, looking very pleased with herself after stealing a pair of my socks:


And equally pleased to have snagged a pair of snowy gloves after we came in from a walk in the winter:


Note that I coloured the pup on the card in a similar colour to Tessa!  I love Penny Black's stamps that have the spaniel dogs!





Supplies:
Stamps - Penny Black snowman with dog, Rosie's Roadshow sentiment
Ink - Archival Jet Black
Paper - hot press watercolour paper, red cs
Size - 4.25x6.25"
Accessories - Gansai watercolour paints, Stickles



11 comments:

  1. Sure brought a smile to my face. Adorable card, love the expression of the snowman's face too....Tessa is adorable and so very cute...socks and gloves and all x.

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  2. This is adorable, Susan! I LOVE this stamp and the snowman's expression as well as the puppy's pleased look! Tessa is such a pretty girl!

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  3. Adorable card Susan, and I know what Tess gets up too, she's such a scamp :)

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  4. OMG, Susan...adorable photos of sweet Tessa so proud of her finds:-) LOVE your adorable Christmas card too. You should frame and use as part of your Christmas decor:-) TFS my friend. Hugs...

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  5. I just love this! The image is adorable. Cute pics of Tess too. Thanks for playing along at The Paper Players!

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  6. Your card made me smile! Dogs can be sneaky and just love this. The look on the last snowman is priceless. This is too fun, Susan!

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  7. So fun, Susan! That last snowman’s face is hilarious as it frowns at the scarf- / hat-stealing dog. Love it! Thanks for joining us at Less is More. xx

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  8. Another adorable Christmas card, bringing me a smile, Susan! Cute mischievous Tessa everywhere, but where's her Cowichan sweater? ;-P Hideko xx

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  9. Oh, you sure did have the perfect stamp for both challenges Susan - how fun is that little pup! and Tessa too!

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  10. such a sweet card...really has a great sense of fun to it, just like that sweet pup.
    xx Karen

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  11. Oh this is so sweet, and so is Tessa! What a cheery Christmas card, guaranteed to make someone smile. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x

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