Today's Teapot Tuesday is for Heath in Oklahoma. He was injured in a very serious accident. Thankfully he is on the mend, but nothing like some handmade cards to make one feel even better!
Heath likes hunting and fishing. The card I made has a hunting dog. Looks like he is pointing towards the "lunch wagon". This is a kill free zone, so I think Friend is pointing out a BLT.
I named this good old boy, Friend, because so many folks (myself included) are so attached to their animals. Some even call them, their furry children! Somehow I didn't think Heath woudl do that with his hunting dog. LOL
I tried to make the sentiment look similar to a dog collar with a ribbon and tag. I used an embossing folder and a little chalk. The image is from Free Vintage Digital Stamps. I colored it with Copics. Thank you for hosting Marie! Thank you all for stopping by to take a peek!
Date: Monday, July 9, 2012 GMT Views: 748
Registered: December 4, 2009 Location: Beautuful Sonoma County, Ca. Posts: 18510
Mon, Jul 09, 2012 @ 8:05 PM
A beautiful pointer/hunting dog, Kathleen! You've done a great job coloring "Friend"! I love the tag that you've made to look like a collar and tag and the distressed embossed bg!! Friend looks like he would be a wonderful companion!
Registered: October 3, 2009 Location: In a state of grace Posts: 10920
Mon, Jul 09, 2012 @ 8:22 PM
Kathleen this is spectacular! I love your dog (Heath will too!) and his "dog tag" is such a wonderful touch. You did real good...make sure to take those extra cookies. I think that there is a jar of dog biscuits for "Friend" too! Thanks for coming to the Party!
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Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 10531
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 @ 10:50 AM
Oh "Friend " is so adorable. He is already got his eye on the prize...:0). beautiful job. neat job with the sentiment and mking it collar like. You are so right about getting so attatched to our pets. I love cats too , but more so dogs...If everyone in the world acted like a dog it would be a greater place to live..:0)....Heath will LOVE his new "friend"...great choice for his name..:0)
------------------------------ We as people are raindrops of colorful ink , falling down Crisp and Clear, each a different shade more vibrant then the last, but once we realize at the bottom of an endless abyss we all fall into the same inkpot forming one color, only then can we come together as one My son.