Dog Candy Bone

Good afternoon, and hope that Monday before Christmas has been a pleasant day, with last minute chores all being done to your satisfaction.

This is another scheduled post. While away, I won't be posting cards (well, none that I'm making anyway). When we travel, I usually take the copic bag (which is a large scrapbook bag that DH bought me years ago, and it's bulky with all the copic wallets inside it). Decided to take the Zig w/color markers along & practice watercoloring too...but not taking other supplies to make cards. I'll try to pop in occasionally with a little post.'s today's card, which is for DD. She will be getting a 'pretty' card as well, but since she's a big dog lover(and since I can't find greyhounds - which is the breed of choice) - this is just a hound. But cute. Bought the cling rubber at Stampaway last summer, and found that a wood block of this same image lives in the stamp drawer. It's made by another company however. So probably the wood mount will find a new home.

Whipper Snapper Designs red cling Dog Candy Bone - stamped with Memento Rich Cocoa, colored with copics, WoS, die cut with S/B Classic Oval. Mat is S/B Crown Ovals, which I'm not certain is still available. It's not a die that I use much, but it seemed to work with this goofy dog's look.

- Background stripe dp is from an old 12x12 Christmas pack - a piece left from another project, and the border stripes were from a recent purchase at Michael's - Recollections 3 for $10. 25 sheets of loose Christmas cardstock. Used a Memory Box set of stitched borders to cut this.

- HLS Mixed Christmas Sentiments  stamped with SU Regal Red, die cut with a S/B label. Called it done!

Enjoy your day, and be safe if you're out shopping. Big Hugs.


  1. I love the card. You know you very rarely find anything with Greyhounds.

    Hope you have a lovely day. Sue

  2. Aaaaah Mary such a sweet, lovely card. Love the doggie and every detail about it. Hugs, Veerle x

  3. Super fun card and a really cute image.

    Kath x

  4. Oh my gosh, soooo sweet!! That doggy is so adorable!! I love the way you framed him!! So beautiful my friend!! I love it!! I hope you are having a wonderful trip!! Have a great evening :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  5. Beautiful card Mary,I like the fun image Merry Christmas
    Kevin xx

  6. Love that candy striped bone and how you've colored that pooch! What a fun card, Mary! Hope you are safely in FL and enjoying some nice weather and time with Dana!

  7. Love the Spellbinders Crown Ovals with the bone - the perfect match! He's so cute. I've got a dog lover that would have loved that - should probably have a Christmas Doggy! Enjoy your time in sunny Florida!

  8. A slightly loopy looking pooch who doesn't quite know what to make of the candy striped bone - love it Mary :-) AS you say, the S/B Crown Ovals die cut really works on this one.
    Christmas Blessings

  9. So cute it looks and enjoy your trip

  10. This hound is really cute Mary and I love your red spots and red and green stripes in the background which go beautifully. Have a relaxing time at DD's. x

  11. He's adorable and I'm sure DD will love it. No one can resist a dog and especially if he has candy. Enjoy your trip!

  12. Very cute image, have a great time in Florida Mary!

    Love and hugs

  13. Ha ha ha!!! Superfun!!! Adorable big dog, love his cute face! I'm stunned... I have never seen a Dog Candy Bone... In America sells them for dogs at Christmas time or it's only a draw of imagination ?
    Anyway, your card is so cute and fun, love the image, thepapers and the design.
    Enjoy your holidays, and Merry Christmas!

  14. I just love the cute image Mary and the way you have surrounded the frame. Great colour choices. Hugs, Anne xx

  15. He looks very pleased with his bone. A really lovely festive card and I'm sure your daughter will have it in pride of place. Hugs Mrs A.

  16. If she's a dog lover I'm sure your daughter will be delighted with this super hound card. He looks very content with his special Christmas bone. Hugs, Barbxx

  17. This is so cute! I love dogs!
    Thanks for visiting my blog! I'm following yours, too! =)
    Merry Christmas!!!
    The Leaf Studio

  18. So cute Mary!! Your DD is going to love this. That dog just makes me smile. xx

  19. Too darn cute and as sweet as can be. I love your yummy candy cane dog bone, so fun!


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