My Favorite Breed – Really is Rescued!

My Favorite Breed – Really is Rescued!

Susan here on the blog today. Nichol and her husband, the owners of Picket Fence Studios, adopt rescues so this sentiment set is a natural for them. I have used this sentiment set a few times but not for cards about pets. My friends are my lifesavers so I use the sentiment on cards for them. However, today’s card is focused on pets, my pets.

On Saturday, my husband and I are picking up two rescued senior Cockapoos. They were very sick and blind when they arrived at the SOCKS (Save Our Cocker Spaniels). They are a bonded pair so needed to go to the same foster parents. These foster parents loved these two – Blanche and Dorothy – through potty training, the difficult treatment for heart worm, removal of cataracts, spaying and skin issues. Both have now been cleared to come to their furever home – our house. I wanted to somehow express my gratitude to this family who took such good care of them so I made this card.

First, I used my blender brushes to ink up a 5.25 x 4″ panel using the Random Dots Stencil and Tattered Rose Distress Oxide. I adhered this to a blush pink A2 sized panel. Using my MISTI, I stamped the two dog images from Friendly Mutts with Memento Tuxedo Black ink – this is my favorite ink for Copics. Trying to keep the colors creamy, I used E50, E51 and E53. Looking at the card now, the E40s would have been a better choice. I then added 3M foam tape to each dog.

Next I heat embossed the sentiment onto black card stock and trimmed this into a strip. I added 3M foam adhesive to this as well. I then assembled the card and added some gold sequins.

If you have any questions, please leave them below. Thanks, Susan

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2019-07-11T17:37:38-05:00July 12th, 2019|2 Comments


  1. Terrie D. July 12, 2019 at 11:17 am - Reply

    Your card is so adorable! I think it’s wonderful that you and your husband are adopting these 2 dogs, and this card is such a lovely thing to give to the foster parents. 🙂

  2. Carla Hundley July 13, 2019 at 5:21 pm - Reply

    Darling card and
    wonderful story.
    So happy for your
    new furbabies!
    Carla from Utah

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