Wednesday, September 28, 2016

SIP67 Scottie Love


Hi everyone!  I promise I will not inundate you with Scottish-themed stuff all week long, but the very first thing I convinced my sister to do (she took me to Scotland) after we got off the plane in Edinburgh was to GO TO A STAMP SHOP!!!  Bless her heart....driving a stick shift car on the left side of the street, and I make her go to a rubber stamp store!  But she did...we stopped at Stampers Grove and I picked up a few Scottish-themed stamps!  So of course, I just had to use one today, along with some of the papers again from Carta Bella's Christmas Delivery papers and the sketch from this week's Stamp Ink Paper challenge:


So here we go...it's a nice simple sketch, perfect for my little Scottie dog:


I always wanted a little dog like this; sadly, this is probably the closest I'll ever get, LOL!  I stamped my pup on Smoky Slate cardstock in Basic Black ink and added a little shading with some ink and a blender pen and cut him out.  Then I stamped him again on some white cardstock and popped him up with dimensionals and added a sentiment from Friendly Wishes:


I used a heart die and cut out four hearts from Riding Hood Red cardstock, glued them together, then used my crop-a-dile to punch a couple of holes to make a faux button.  I tied it with some black embroidery floss and glued it on:


Really quite an easy little card!  This little guy makes me smile!  

I didn't take too many pix in Scotland; my sister is the photographer and I am sure she'll be sharing hers with me soon.  This is the picturesque town of Tobermory on the Isle of Mull; we had some awesome fish and chips here:






We spent all our nights except one in B&Bs....this one was in Tobermory!  It was high on a hill overlooking the harbor!


John brought Cassidy with him when he picked me up at the train station as Dana was working....she didn't quite make it to 8:30:


Don't you love her bedtime attire?  A red t-shirt and a leopard-skin vest!  The fashion maven strikes again!  Enjoy your day and thanks for popping by!

14 comments:

  1. What a cute card (and doggie image)! Love the purple B&B.

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  2. Well first of all I love the brightly colored houses! Second of all I love the sleeping attire...lol! And third of all the card is adorable! I had a Scottie for fifteen years.....cutest dog ever....but oh so headstrong and stubborn......would never get another...lol.....

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  3. Great Scottie stamp!!! And the card is perfect in its simplicity. I'm so jealous that you went to Scotland - my father's family is from there many generations back! I've only been to Edinburgh, the gardens were so beautiful, I'll never forget it!

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  4. LeAnne, what a super sweet Scottie stamp! And thanks for sharing some beautiful photos of your vacation! I would totally hit up a local stamp store first too. I'm so jealous! Thanks for joining us again this week at Stamp, Ink, Paper! xo Crystal

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  5. What a really adorable card!! I really love that plaid paper! :) Those photos are so awesome too!! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. This is so cute, LeAnne! I'm glad you were able to visit a (?) stamp store and get this sweet Scottie stamp. He looks fantastic on the red plaid DSP too. Love the pictures you shared and I hope you sister provides some more for you to show us!

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  7. D'aaawwwww! I had a Westie growing up (like the white version of a Scottie) and this totally reminds me of him. I love your layers and your little heart embellishment. Thank you so much for sharing this adorable card! It sounds like you had a lot of fun in Scotland, too.

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  8. Love the card and the photo's of Scotland where I was born, sigh.
    Rene from OZ x

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  9. You can use plaid paper and scotties all you want LeAnne because this is adorable! What a colorful landscape, too!

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  10. How FUN to take the trip with your sister and how FUN to go to a stamp store there!! CUTE card LeAnne. This scotty dog looks exactly like one a former neighbor had. Her name was Tiffany...the dog, not the neighbor!! Awww, look at your little fashionista, so sweet!

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  11. Stinkin' cute stamp and I love the card you made with it! I'll amend my comment from another post and say I'm glad you HAD a great time. :) I love the colors in that town. I imagine it's very welcoming to fishermen coming off the water on a cold rainy day.

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  12. Such a cute card. Made me smile as soon as I saw it. I, too love Scotties but will probably never have one either. Have a 17 year old dachshund now and she will be the last! What a wonderful trip you must of had. The pictures are fabulous. Also, I think we may be practically neighbors...I live in Chadds Ford.

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    1. Oh my, we ARE neighbors! You should email me and we can stamp together!

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  13. What a cute card, LeAnne! I think your Scottie dog is just perfect and I love how you stamped him! Then there is that amazing plaid paper! Sigh! I love all things plaid!!! This card is just perfect in my eyes! Gorgeous photo's as well of your trip to Scotland! Love how colorful the houses are!

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