Monday, June 5, 2017

How Much?

As a child one of my favorite songs was How Much Is That Doggie In The Window? And, I sang it a lot and especially sang it louder when it came to the "arf arf" part. I still like that song and sang it to my children when little and also to my grandchildren now. So this card was made with that song in mind. The Monday challenge at Stamp TV was to make a card representing a song.

I think this would be a great card for a little boy but I also know little girls like puppies too! But I had a little boy in mind when I made it.

I used the puppies and label from the Gina K. Designs Basket Buddies stamp set and stamped them with Versafine Onyx Black ink. And, the window was created using a Gina K. Designs Royal Frame Die. I colored the puppies in with Zig Clean Color markers and also hand wrote the For Sale onto the label which was fussy cut, I used some silver brads to represent nails. These were all mounted onto some unknown brick pattern paper which was die cut with a Cottage Cutz Double Stitched Rectangle Die. After gluing all the things in place I adhered it onto a layer of light brown card stock before adding it to the white card base.

Other supplies used:
Crafters Companion Glue Tape
Scor Board
Tiny hand punch for holes for the brads

I am also entering this in the following challenges:
Penny  Black and More June Challenge-Anything Goes
Simon Says Monday Challenge-Masculine
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge-Anything Goes
Dies R Us Challenge #74-Masculine
Crop Stop Link Party #28

Well, happy Monday to you. I hope it is a great one and thanks for the wonderful comments.

God bless,


Patti J said...

Now, this is just way too sweet! Would love to hug on those cute fellers! Thanks for sharing :)

Donna Ellis said...

Cutest puppy card EVER! Sweet, and beautifully designed and colored, V!

Kathy Krug said...

I remember that song. This is the cutest card and story. Love that you sing it to your grandchildren.

Shirley said...

A lovely fun card. Thank you for entering our challenge at Penny Black and More this month.


Donna Phelan said...

hahaha arf arf, you're so funny! Love your card, totally relates to your song! The pups are sweet...I just used that Royal Frame for the 1st time too! It's awesome!

Esther Asbury said...

Awww....what sweet little puppies to remind you of a fun song. Thanks for linking up to Cropstop, I always enjoy coming by your blog!

Shona Erlenborn said...

So cute! Love your rendition of the song! The puppies are adorable!

Darlene said...

OMG this is so precious! Great job! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Masculine’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Aww - cute puppies :)

Melissa Bove said...

Adorable card! Such a sweet image! Great design!!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


brenda said...

A super card and an adorable image Verna, takes be back to when my girls were puppies, many thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black and More June challenge.

B x

Barbara said...

Stunning card, Verna :) Thank you for playing along with us in the DIES R US challenge!
Dies R Us Challenge Blog DT

Karen Dunbrook said...

sweet card mf...adorable image and yes, that song goes on today!
xx Karen

laurie said...

Such a sweet image and colored beautifully! So sweet you sing it to your grandchildren,too:)

Unknown said...

Love the idea and the paper just makes it so realistic

Emma Williams said...

Gorgeous card and I love how you've framed those cute little doggies, they look fabulous! Thanks so much for sharing and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... x

susiestacey said...

Lovely card and l have just been singing that 15 mins ago to my grandson !
Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More @ Allsorts and good luck x Susan x

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