Thursday, August 4, 2011

Do You Stack Up Guest Designer

     The first week of July my card of the little guy hugging his choo choo train won a Top Three and Guest Designer Spot at Do You Stack Up Challenge Blog.  As this weeks Guest Designer I was asked to use this doggie image called "Best Friends Forever" from Shelley's Images on a card using black, white, and one other color.  So here's my take on the pup and the color scheme.
     Black and white is always hard for me, but I'm pretty happy with how it turned out.  Do you see all the little doggie paws on the large white mat?  I think they're so cute, but they sure were a pain to get on there.  No Cuttlebug folder here--old fashioned texture plate and a stylus. 

     Thanks so much to Heather and the girls at DYSU for asking me to guest design for this weeks challenge.
Have a wonderful Thursday!


Papers:  Recollections, Georgeia Pacific, Copic X-Press It Blending card
Stamp:  Shelley's Images "Best Friends Forever"
Copics:  C0, C2, C4, C6, C8, C10, R22, R24, R29
Tools:  Martha Stewart Garden Trellis Deep edge punch, Nestabilities Classic Ovals Large (S4-110) and Classic Scalloped Ovals Large (S4-111), Fiskars Texture Plate "Paws"
Miscellaneous:  Celebrate It ribbon, Prima flowers


  1. Beautifully done! Fantastic coloring and such a sweet sentiment! lol Hey, sometimes old school gives the best results! :o)

  2. Gorgeous card Tracy. Love how you have coloured the dog and that flower is gorgeous.
    Thanks for being our Guest Designer this week.
    Denise (DYSU DT) xx

  3. Gorgeous as always Tracy!
    Hugs Heidy

  4. Oh, this is just adorable, Tracy! Love that pup and love the sentiment. You did a fabulous job with the black and white, and wow on that background embossing.
    Congrats on your guest design gig. You did amazing!

  5. Beautiful card, Tracy. Thank you for being our Guest Designer this week!!

  6. fabulous card Tracey, great colouring too and it's great to have you as our GDT this week

  7. Congrats on being GD! You managed to put enough colour in your card Tracy, love how you coloured the dog!!

  8. Tracy.. this is just beautiful.. :)You did such a wonderful job as GDT, and you really did great with this challenge.. I really love your pop of color..

  9. Super cute card! you pulled of b/w + a pop of red so well! And I can't believe you really created an embossing the old style way! Way to go - you rocked your GDT spot with DYSU!

  10. LOL! I love your card and the sentiment is so cute!! Love your pop of color. Thank you for being our Guest Designer this week!!

  11. He looks totally fab

    kitten DYSU team


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