CAS Christmas Scottie Christmas Card FF113

by Joanne James8. July 2022 09:00

Today I have my card for the new challenge over at Festive Friday. 


The challenge that we are celebrating this week is 'Global Tiger Day' which is on 29th July. Remember the fun thing is that at Festive Friday you do not need to actually celebrate the occasion; your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project. This week I resisted the urge to use up some retired 'In The Wild' paper (which amongst other animals features tigers) and instead used frame, fur and black and broke open a new stamp set and went with a clean and simple card for Christmas - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

Is this Christmas Scottie not the cutest?! I added a Real Red stamped grid patterned background (perfect for the challenge over at Addicted to CAS this week) and a sentiment from the Christmas Scotties stamp set to the front of my card, and used my scoreboard to add a simple scored frame border to my panel. Then I used the Scottie Dog Punch (yes, there is a punch!) to punch a dog out of (retired) black glimmer paper as I wanted to give his fur some texture and added a festive red bow (cut from retired red velvet paper) and a googly eye, then popped him onto my card using dimensionals.

I think the addition of some different textures for the punched element adds lots of interest to an otherwise clean and simple card:

I added a 'furry' themed sentiment to the inside, along with a stamped Scottie for a little extra decoration, this time with a grid-stamped bow. What a dapper chap! 

I'm not a big animal lover, but this Scottie dog has totally won me over - I think he's so cute! You will be seeing lots more of him in the coming months I'm sure. 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

How does our board inspire you? I can’t wait to see what YOU create! For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of the  Festive Friday Challenge Design team:

Ann Schach
Beth McCullough
Sharon Hashimoto Burkert
Melanie Hungerford
Helen Jennings
Stephanie Lanzalotto
Melva Peters
Diane Evans
Joanne James

Enjoy your day; I will be aiming to catch up with the housework having been out and about on my travels in recent weeks, hopefully after a lie-in following my 1.30am alarm call to get the youngest of the James Juniors to school in time to catch his bus to the airport for his school trip to Munich. This could be a long day! I'll be back on Sunday with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (6) -

Beth McCullough
Beth McCulloughUnited States
7/8/2022 4:53:12 PM #

Your Scottie dog card is absolutely darling!!  Love it!

Stephanie Lanzalotto
Stephanie LanzalottoUnited States
7/9/2022 3:43:22 PM #

Your Scottie dod is adorable, and I love the way you used him in your design and inside the card. It's a wonderful Christmas card,a dn I love the inside sentiment.

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
7/10/2022 3:32:18 AM #

The Scottie dog collector in me absolutely adores your card, Joanne! Such a clean design that certainly packs a huge "WOW"!  The googly eye is such a great accent. LOVE it!

Diane Evans
Diane EvansCanada
7/12/2022 12:43:51 PM #

Love this  and I think you have now talked me into this bundle.  I love the simplicity of this card

Melanie Hungerford
Melanie HungerfordUnited States
7/16/2022 4:31:58 AM #

Now that is one cute card! What a neat way to use the glitter paper and it looks great on the plaid background.

JaydeeUnited States
7/20/2022 10:45:31 PM #

Joanne, your little scottie on his plaid are just the perfect pairing!  I love the CAS feel but there is so much to capture your eye.  fabulous card

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