Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Cocker Spaniel


 I absolutely loved coloring this card.  I really do like coloring animals the best.  I get so much enjoyment out of it.  I made this card for My Time to Craft's latest challenge, Delightful Dogs.  I found this digi at Just Inklined,  I figured this would be ideal for a male birthday card.  My brother, Tony's, birthday is coming up in September.  I guess I'll save this for him.  He loves dogs.  He had a cocker spaniel, named Buddy (I think),  for many years.

I used Nestabilities dies.  The twill  ribbon is from the Stamp Simply Ribbon Store.  I believe the paper is from K & Company and I colored this with Copics.

Copics:  E31, E33, E34, E35, E51, E53, E97, G20, G21, G24, R20, R22, Y17
I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Totally Stampalicious  Anything Goes
Die Cut Dreams Animal Antics
The Crafty Pad Embossing
Stampin' For the Weekend Paws for Thought
Stamps R Us  Happy Birthday

18 comments:

Debs M said...

beautifully coloured x

Pat said...

Gorgeous card Diane, super image and fabulous colouring.

Pat xx

Jennifer Scull said...

your coloring on the pup is absolutely splendid! it looks so real. and your layout is perfect. just another all around wonderful card from you! :)

tiggertastic said...

this is just so wonderful

Dawn said...

Lovely card! That image is soo cute!
Thanks for playing at The Crafty Pad in our Embossing Challenge!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx
PS I have candy on my blog if you're interested!

Julie Hoffman said...

This is beautiful Diane! Your coloring on the image is stunning! Beautiful layout and colors too! Thanks for joining us for the Anything Goes challenge at Totally Stampalicious!

Lesley said...

This is a beautiful card Diane, I just love the dog! xx

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Die Cut Dreams challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

aqualeiga said...

This is such a beauty! Can't put my finger on WHAT makes it so striking, there's SO MUCH I could choose....the stunning colouring of an adorable image, the colour combo, the layout...all of it! Thanks so much for playing along in the embossing challenge at THE CRAFTY PAD.

Hugs, Ali x

Jean said...

Diane this is gorgeous, what a fabulous job you did on that coloring. I love the ribbons and your flourishes. Must buy myself some more of those nesties!

dj1952 said...

Diane you do such a beautiful job coloring animals. It's no wonder you enjoy coloring them. This card is awesome. Hugs, dj

Karen Howard said...

What a gorgeous card!!! Love the image and your card design! Hugs, Karen

Mummylade said...

what an amazing image! Thank you so much for entering both SFTW and Die Cut Dreams with this creation and good luck!

Pop, Paper, Scissors said...

Beautiful! I love your animals and birds and this one is my favorite.

Marilyn said...

Gorgeous Diane! The way you've coloured the dog and your paper choices and colours compliment it perfectly. It really is lovely.
Thanks for joining us at the Stamps R Us challenge.
Marilyn

Chris said...

your dog is gorgeous and it makes a beautiful card. thanks for playing with us at SFTW.

jimlynn said...

This is one of the cutest and prettiest cards I've ever seen!! Adorable - your coloring and paper and everything else just "sings"!!! So pretty.
Congrats on your win at Stamps R Us....please join us again!
Lynn

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Hi Diane! Congratulations on your win at our Stamps R Us challenge blog! Please e mail me at gonestampin(at)gmail(dot)com, I'll help you claim your prize :) Jan

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