A very special Special!

This is a special you don’t want to miss. Not only will you get these 2 adorable Christmas stamps, but by participating in this month’s special you’ll be helping save animals. Every time a customer includes our special in their purchase, $2.00 will go to “Pet Pardons”We will keep you posted (on our store front) just how much money you and I can raise for our four legged friends.

All you have to do is spend $7.00 anywhere else in our store, and you’ll get this FREE gift.

It’s a sad fact that many animals find themselves in pounds and animal shelters through no fault of their own.It would be lovely if they ALL could find new homes but unfortunately it’s just not possible.Many beautiful creatures face death because of this.Even if you can’t rehome an animal please help in just a small way to give them a better quality of life.

As well as the Special the November Sale is taking place :

Pay Digi Doodle Shop a visit.You won’t be disappointed.

Here’s a card I made using one of the Special digi stamps :

This is the gorgeous Santa & Friends and it’s been watercoloured with Whispers Brush Tip Markers.I’ve had these for years and never really got on with them so I decided to revisit them using Crafter’s Companion Watercolour card and wow what a difference! I actually coloured straight onto the card and blended out with a water brush.I added some Polar White Flower Soft to make the perfect snow.Edges have been torn using a deckle edge ruler.The sentiment is Digi Doodle Shop Circular Word Art -a freebie!Along with many others!The papers are Basic Grey Jovial,edged with Vintage Photo and Black Soot Distress Ink.Other cardstock is from my stash.All edges have had the Tim Holtz Paper Distresser run along them.The Cheesecloth arrived in the post from Ebay (sorry can’t link to the seller,they’ve sold out!) and the Making Memories Primary Brads I’ve had a while.

Some challenges this card is for :

Clear It Out : Your Favourite Holiday
Papertake Weekly : Anything Goes
Card & Scrap : Christmas
Crafter’s Companion : Let It Snow,Let It Snow,Let It Snow
Creatalicous : Distress Your Edges
The Pink Elephant : Distressing
OSAAT : Christmas
Basic Grey : Anything Goes 
 

Socks’ Story :

“Somebody’s sleeping in my bed.” It sure ain’t Goldilocks!LOL

This is our gorgeous dog Socks.She was picked up as a stray and for whatever reason she was never claimed by her owners.She’d been at the pound too long and the vet was called to put her to sleep.Luckily the sensible decision was made not to.She found herself at a rehoming centre and we had the good fortune to come across her there.This sweet natured,loving girl has fitted in perfectly with our family and loves everyone equally.As you can probably tell she is thoroughly spoiled and gets all the attention she deserves!

Thanks for looking

Lisa x

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17 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Liva Kalnina
    Nov 02, 2011 @ 14:31:33

    Your card is adorable and your doggy is even more so! Oh how I long for a small dogy myself.
    Hugs,
    Liva ❤

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  2. Annemaritta
    Nov 02, 2011 @ 14:32:59

    Your colorine is not from this world, I think and I’m serious, the way you have used colours is GORGEOUS. (I’m crawling back to my cave now 😀

    Reply

  3. Denise
    Nov 02, 2011 @ 14:57:20

    Gorgeous card and Socks is so sweet!!
    Higs
    Denise xx

    Reply

  4. kadie
    Nov 02, 2011 @ 15:28:25

    What a gorgeous scene!! I love your layout and every little detail. What a fun pic of your dog, Socks too! Toooooo cute! Thanks for sharing with us at The Pink Elephant!

    Reply

  5. Zlatina
    Nov 02, 2011 @ 15:47:56

    Your card is gorgeous and the dog pic – LOL, it looks like I’m looking at my two cats!!!

    Reply

  6. lalkygirl
    Nov 02, 2011 @ 15:55:06

    wowzers what a stunning card ,awesome colouring and a wonderful design
    tracey x

    Reply

  7. Judy
    Nov 02, 2011 @ 16:05:27

    Oh hun.. I just love your card. The water coloring really gives the images a soft and full look. I also loved reading your story. How heart warming for you absolutely totally adorable Socks. That is just such a sweet image! Wonderful! Wonderful!

    xx

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  8. Martina
    Nov 02, 2011 @ 16:15:14

    gorgeous card hun! I love the papers you used and you coloured that image great! hugs, martina

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  9. Martha
    Nov 02, 2011 @ 17:28:35

    such a beautiful card, and yup our doggy is sooo spoiled, its the kids fault lol

    Reply

  10. Carol Ann
    Nov 02, 2011 @ 19:47:28

    Very pretty Christmas Card love the tartan backing paper! Thanks for playing along at OSAAT this week.
    Carol Ann xx

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  11. Gaynor
    Nov 02, 2011 @ 22:37:02

    What a wonderful creation, I like this a lot, very creative, thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT, good luck and hope to see you again soon, Gaynor DT 🙂 Socks is a gorgeous girl.

    Reply

  12. Cathy(KraftyKoolKat)
    Nov 03, 2011 @ 13:51:52

    This is gorgeous sweetie. Love it and your baby, he looks really relaxed.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxx

    Reply

  13. Jenny Sabine
    Nov 03, 2011 @ 20:27:26

    A lovely card and great image.
    Thanks for joining Papertake Weekly.
    Jenny

    Reply

  14. Lorraine
    Nov 04, 2011 @ 12:16:02

    Wow Lisa that is one totally fantastic and beautiful card, the design, colours and image are a pure delight to see. The other delight that I have received while visiting you is that gorgeous picture of your doggy, he is awesome so are you for giving him a new home where he is obviously very, very happy.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

    Reply

  15. jane
    Nov 04, 2011 @ 14:31:02

    Fabulous card.

    Thanks for joining us on Crafters Companion Monthly Challenge 🙂

    Hugs Jane x

    Reply

  16. Choccy
    Nov 05, 2011 @ 23:31:31

    Beautiful !!
    Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time for our, ‘ Christmas’ challenge.
    Good Luck !!
    Hope to see you back next week :O)

    Choccy x

    Reply

  17. paula
    Nov 07, 2011 @ 00:26:48

    This is lovely! Thanks for sharing it with us at the crafters companion monthly challenge!

    Paula DT

    http://paulaholifieldcrafts.blogspot.com/

    Reply

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