Hi everyone, it's Ann here with another Crazy Dog by Tim Holtz, as promised a little while ago. This time I used the full size image rather than the mini dogs I used last time.
Just the character you would want to give you a hug, I'm sure:)
I simply stamped the image onto blending card, coloured the pooch with a mixture of 3 brown markers, and added a bright blue to the collar, and red to his tag. I used a pale cool grey for the shadow.
To use with the two Crazy Dog stamp sets I've been using this month, I have created a Word document with several suitable sentiments, in a variety of fonts, to suit the personality of each dog. However, as I didn't know where I needed to place the sentiment before I started out, I cut out the sentiment, and adhered it in place before die cutting the stitched rectangle. At other times, I've cut my sentiment with a speech bubble, and I've also used wood chip words that are easily available.
My pattern paper background is from a Kaisercraft 6.5" paper pad called Botanical Odyssey - I liked the robust colours of those stripes.
Isn't he charming?
Thank you so much for visiting today and I do hope you enjoy your own crafty time!