#940 – Surf Dog!!

Hello and welcome! Time for a new challenge at Tic Tac Toe, where the board this time, created by JoAnne is this –

I chose the center column of Sky-Circle-Sea and here’s what I made –

I started with making the water for the sea. I used gelli plate with Neat and Tangled Rice Paddies stencil, along with a few light shades of blue distress ink. I then drew the wavy lines on the back, and cut it out. I used another piece of scrap white cardstock to create another wave, to lie it in between.

For the sunshine, I used masking tape and brushed out Scattered Straw distress ink, to form the sun’s rays. For the sun itself, I used two die cuts from Sizzix Phrases dies. I first colored two scrap pieces of cardstock using Scattered Straw Mustard Seed distress inks and die cut them. I also die cut a few extra pieces which I then stacked to get some dimension.

The top doggo comes from My Favorite Things Top Dog stamp set, which I colored using distress inks. I also drew the surf board and watercolored it. (Somehow the coloring is not showing up well.. its actually better than it looks here.. 😦) I then fussy cut the images.

The sentiment, comes from My Favorite Things Top Dog stamp set as well. To bring the card together, I simply adhered the pieces on a white card base, adding little dimension using extra cardstock.

I love how fun this card looks – more so because the doggo has even brought his bone with him to surf!! And I’m sharing this card with the following challenges –

Addicted to Stamps and More challenge #405: Die cuts &/or Stencils (I’ve used both)

Watercooler Wednesday challenge #316: All About Occasions

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Four Legged Friends

SSS - Monday Challenge

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Use Dies &/or Punches

SSS - Wednesday Challenge

If this isn’t enough, pop over the Tic Tac Toe challenge blog to get more inspiration from the DT and our guest designer as well!

Thank you so much for stopping by!

18 thoughts on “#940 – Surf Dog!!

  1. Love this card Ashwini, every little detail. That dog looks fantastic against the brilliant background.

  2. You know how much I love making scenes Ashwini and yours is so awesome it really just makes me smile. Love the way you incorporated the water. Outstanding job once again my friend and thanks for having me as a guest at TTTC. I am thinking and praying for you all everyday! HUGS!

  3. What a fabulous card Ashwini – I love the way you gave the sea texture and that dog surfing with his board is just too cute!

  4. Oh my goodness, what an adorable and creative card. I love your surfing doggie, with his bone! Your background is incredible – the colors, lines, shading. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps and More!

    sue n.

  5. Haha, taking a bone with her to surf is exactly what my dog would do! I love your bright card Ashwini and the dog is a proper character! Vicky x

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