Wednesday, December 19, 2012

My Foxy Guy...

Good morning and happy Wednesday to you! It's been awhile since I posted anything. I've been experiencing the holiday blues, add to that the tragedy that happened in Newtown, CT, and well, I just haven't felt like playing in my craft room. But last night I told myself to stop channel surfing, get off the couch and just go create something. So I did. And I feel better. My mojo is coming back. Here's what I made:


The inside:


My hubby's birthday is Christmas Eve, so I made this for him. I apologize for the crappy pictures. My camera batteries died out on me, so I used my cell phone camera to take the pics. It's hard to see, but I also scored a design in the white parts of the card. I stamped the fox three times: on white card stock, beige card stock, and the rust colored patterned paper. Then I fussy cut, pieced him together, and added him using 3D foam squares.

I'm entering this for three challenges: Cas-ual Fridays challenge 82: use scoring in your design; Retro Sketches # 42; and for Drunken Stampers # 110: to use stripes.



Andy came in last night while I was making this card. I already had the card made and was piecing the fox together. But I had turned the card over so all he saw was a blank white card. He'll be surprised to find out that the fox I was working on was part of his birthday card! I'm sly that way...like a fox! LOL! Sorry, sorry! Had to go there!

Thanks for stopping by today! I hope that you have a great day!

Chris ☺

Supplies:
Card stock: Recollections (white); DCWV (beige)
DP: Echo Park - This & That (yellow); Basic Grey(?) (rust)
Stamps: Unity Stamp Co. - April KOM (fox & Foxy Guy); March KOM (Happy B-day)
Ink: Tsukineko - Tuxedo Black
Adhesive: SA by 3L (MyStik; 3D foam squares); Elmer's extra strength glue stick
Accessories: Twine - Doodlebug; Grass - Jolee's By You; Score board - Martha Stewart; Tan marker - Marvy Uchida; Corner Rounder - Fiskars

5 comments:

  1. Great card! You are very patient to do all that fussy cutting and paper piecing!! I am sure hubby will love his foxy birthday card! Thanks for playing along with the "Stripe" challenge on Drunken Stampers this week.

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  2. Gorgeous card! It would be perfect for this fortnights Furry Challenge at Keep It Simple Too!
    http://kis-challenge.blogspot.com.au/2012/12/kis-3-pelzig.html

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  3. Darling card :) Thanks for having some fun with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  4. I looked at your card close up, Chris...very cool design with your scoring!! What a sweet card for your husband...happy birthday to him!! So glad you joined the challenge this week at CAS-ual Fridays:)!!

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  5. That is such a cute card. I can't imagine having a birthday so close to Christmas!

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