Sunday, July 17, 2016

Tim Holtz Crazy Dogs Collection

Hello friends!
Did you check out the Masterpiece Box Blog Hop? I was lucky to be one of the designers to share our creations with this awesome box. For the hop, I share the Penguin and Ninja cards (see here).

And now, it's time to share my takes on Tim Holtz Crazy Dogs Collection!

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I am a dog person... (sorry for the cat lovers out there!!), this stamp set is adorable! These fun images are just the perfect size for card-making.
I picked out two of the crazy ones (they are crazy cute!) and water-colored them. 
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With Spectrum Aqua Markers, I have lots of color choices and they are so easy to work with. 
 I purposely left the dog (on the right) with some dots because you know...he is crazy! 

**on a side note: If you like to see Spectrum Aqua Markers in action, please click here.
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With the fun pattern paper and strip of gold, this card is complete!

With the similar ideas in mind, I created another Crazy Dogs card. I purposely created a hot mess with the DMC silver strings and thought this image is perfect for it!
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The alcohol-inked vellum background seems ideal for this paper-pieced dog. Yup, it is also fun to use paper-piecing for this collection.
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Can you imagine the FUN? I have yet to try more paper-piecing with the rest of the Crazy Dogs.
That will keep me busy for a while :)

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Wish you a beautiful day!  
Thanks for stopping by! 

18 comments:

Harriet said...

Oh my, Virginia, I love your cards. I, too, am a dog person. This stamp is out of this world. You've made me smile because crazy or not your dog cards are wonderfully funny.

Karen B. said...

These are so cool and just so much fun. Thanks for showing the different techniques.

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Super cute crazy dogs, Virginia! I just love the one on the messy background :)

Carol H. said...

I just had to comment on this post too since I just love how you colored the dogs in an unexpected way. I have these on preorder and can't wait to get them! Adorable cards!!

Miriam Prantner said...

I love how you colored the dogs in these cards, and I really love the patterned paper and how you cut it in that first card!

Lisa said...

Well aren't they a fun group of pups!! Cute cards Virginia and your coloring is cool!

Ro Love said...

These dogs are the cutest ever!!!! Great job!

Valerija said...

Wonderful cards. Love these dogs stamps.
Valerija xx

jan metcalf said...

Your cards are absolutely fantastic! You changed my mind about this stamp set!!

Susi K. said...

What fantastic cards, Virginia - I can tell this set is going to be just as popular as the Crazy Birds set!

Pam said...

Love these! I think I must have the dogs!

cassie said...

The crazy dogs set is probably my favorite in the box. I do have two kittens (which I love), but I've always been more of a dog person. I love what you did with them!

alexandra s.m. said...

Oh precious!
I love your creations with these funny and darling puppies ;))

Barb said...

Love those dogs! (and I'm a cat person) Such adorable cards, V! ♥

conil said...

I'm delighted you're having such fun with these pups because they're just too adorable and crazy. Love the paper pieced dog...you're right, lots of options there. But your first card had me giggling...they're so cute and funny. Love the sentiment you chose and the cork to ground them.

Sheila H said...

Your doggie cards are cute, fun and colorful, Virginia :)

Dawn Turley said...

adorable dogs Virginia. This set is going on my wish list for sure

Sybrina K said...

Virginia, These are adorable! My set came yesterday -- in time to make hubby's birthday card -- and I can't wait to ink it up. :)