Thursday, February 25, 2016

Holy Cow!

The Mod Squad Blog Challenge for this week was the theme Animal Fun. So I chose to do a card with one of my favorite animals.......the Holstein cow. We had a dairy farm for over 25 years and although I was not that fond of the work involved, I did think some of the cows were nice looking and that their calves were really cute,


I dug out some older wood mounted stamps from Embossing Arts and used them for this card. And, I am glad to report that all of the images are still being made and are available at I Brake for Stamps.

I stamped the frame, cow and sentiment all in black. On the cow I added some Spectrum Noir Aqua markers and also a bit of Spectrum Noir clear glitter pen to the wings and to the halo. All were then cut out and layered to red card stock before I added them to the white card base.



I added a bit of the frame to the bottom of the inside too, so that both inside and outside were connected. I have not added a sentiment inside yet. I might have to think about what I will do for that and maybe eventually computer generate something. However I do it I hope the recipient gets a little chuckle from this cow card. I think it could be used for many occasions too!

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you have an udderly fine rest of the week too!

God bless,
Verna

10 comments:

  1. Holy Cow...tee hee.....super cute! Love how you fussy cut everything out and layered them! :)

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  2. It is Sooooo cute and fun looking. Great card Verna

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  3. This is so fun! I also like the cow and pig images I have seen over at I Brake for Stamps, but I haven't purchased any yet. There is one with a pig that says "Hog Wash" that makes me laugh. I like the way you accented everything with the red. Very cool.

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  4. What immediately came to mind for an inside sediment is "You're HOW old?!" Coming from Iowa and especially having lived part of my life in Holstein County, I adore your fun card, Verna!! Hugs, Darnell

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  5. Oh! This is the cutest cow! Love his wings

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  6. Thank you for making me LOL from the belly!!!! I love funny, hysterical cards and it tickled all of my funny bones!!! I heard the SN clear glitter is actually really clear, like maybe prettier than Wink of Stella. You are an enabler :D :D :D ♥

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  7. Makes for a really cute card Verna. Like Rosy, got to giggling here.

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  8. Such a fun card. Thanks for taking the challenge with us at the Mod Squad Challenge.

    Peggy T.
    Mod Squad Challenge

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  9. Oh I love this! What a fun card, Verna!
    x Asha

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