7.18.2015

Mystery revealed ~ I love Dogs! ♥

 
 
Happy Weekend! 
 
I'm watching the torrential rain falling outside the kitchen window
and am grateful today is an inside day!
I'm a coffee girl, that's no secret :)
But on rainy days, I love a cup of warm tea, snuggling up with a good book,
or heading to The Cabana to stamp, color, create!
 
 
 
Today is also the day we reveal the *Mystery Image*,
a progressive swap that I am in at SCS.
This swap was originally started by Jeanette,
and all of us take turns being a hostess and sending out an image to
all the participants to build a card around it ...
then return it to the hostess for swapping back out.
 
This month, I was the hostess :)
I sent out this adorable 'in the doghouse' Elyzbells stamp
as it remains one of my very, very favorite in my stamp collection.
I wanted to see what the other ladies
would create with this same image so this one was top pick!
 
This is my take ~ very 'primary colors',
pretty simple as I wanted the sweet pup to be the focal point.
The buttons just jumped out of my bin and onto my card :)
The inside is with another Elzybells coordinating sentiment stamp.
   

                                                       In our family, we love dogs!
My daughter recently had a fundraiser for a dog rescue organization
and I sold off 75% of my SU! stamps to donate to the cause.
As well as some VERY generous purchases through many of my
online stamping friends that were a beautiful blessing + contribution ♥
 
I hope today is a good one for you!
Big hugs, Bigger Blessings!
~Kelly

Card entered for consideration:  HIMCR - Lots of Layers!
Polkadoodles - 2 designers papers
Animals Friends - an animal on the card!

22 comments:

  1. This is so cute! I've never seen this image before, love it and the button with the ric rac is awesome! Love how you "finished" the button. I tend to be too lazy to do that lol.

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  2. so cute. this image is adorable! and i love the bright and fun paper you paired it with!

    lovies, =o) kel

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  3. Such a fun card! Love all the bright, cheery colors! That little pup is totally awesome too!

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  4. so cute and bright and cheery!! hope you enjoyed your inside day :)

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  5. Awww what a cutie!! Love the way you have used the image... and the way the buttons just jumped onto your card :-)
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  6. Ooooo I am squealing with delight seeing this absolutely fantastic card Kelly, I totally love all animals but dogs in particular so this appeals to me big time, the image is a sweetie the colours look wonderful so does the design, brilliant card.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  7. This is one cute doggie, and I bet he is happy to be in that brilliantly colored home too! And in Fla, expect it has a/c too. Love all the texture of the background and the happy colors. I REALLY liked the border treatment on the inside of the card too. Well done! So glad your generosity helped the rescue group. Our DD does this with greyhounds. TFS & Hugs

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  8. I just love anything dogs! Absolutely wonderful card and such a cute pup!

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  9. An adorable project, Kelly. LOVE that little doggie. Thanks for playing along with Polka Doodles 2 Or More Patterned Papers challenge.
    x Asha (DT)

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  10. Thanks for sending such a cute image this round. I love your card and the strip of Ric rac is a great addition. Love the colors and buttons!!!!!!

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  11. What a precious card with this sweet puppy, Kelly!! Too, too cute!

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  12. This pup is such a cutie too Kelly!! Fabulous coloring and I love the happy colors you've used with him! :) I'm with you on rainy days...that sounds really good actually!! HUGS

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  13. Such a great project and perfect for our challenge of Use two or more patterned papers over at PolkadoodlesThis time.
    Jenny x
    PolkadoodlesDT

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  14. This is so adorable! Love the puppy and love the design paper you used for this card.

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  15. This is so adorable. The papers are really fun and I like the ric rak.

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  16. Kelly the blue on this card is beautiful...I really love the image, layout and dsp's you chose. I love your cards....thanks for the fun image to play with...

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  17. Love the bright colors you chose for your card, and I can always count on a button or two showing up. So cute. I so enjoyed playing with my image. Thanks for being such a great hostess.

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  18. Fabulous creation, love it and perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles Wendy (DT).xx

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  19. You have an incredible knack for bright colors and patterns Kelly. This card is just stinkin adorable.

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  20. Gosh, I missed this one.... absolutely precious image. Love the bright colors and fab design. Great use of buttons.

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  21. Such a cute CUTE card, Kelly! Love the way you used the mystery image!

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