Thursday, September 23, 2010

Goodbye to the Dog Days of Summer

Happy Fall everyone!!! This is my most favorite season of the year.  I love the cool, crisp days, changing leaves, bright blue skies, and watching nature prepare for the long winter ahead.  The squirrels and chipmunks in my yard could not be busier. I too have been busy creating in my studio.  This new cricut I purchased has provided me with so much inspiration.  In keeping with the theme of "Dog Days"  I thought I would share with you today some of the projects I made using the sweetest dog images.  All of these images have been cut using the Create a Critter Cricut cartridge.  This is a wonderful cartridge and the one that I use the most. 
I have sewn pockets into these greeting cards and turned the adorable puppy die cuts into magnets.  The magnets slip right into the pockets and then can be removed to hang on your refrigerator.  I thought it might be fun to send these cards to that special little someone in your life ---after receiving the card they would be able to hang the magnet in their locker at school.  Just a little reminder of how much you love them. 
This next little card I created just for fun.  I found this flannel fabric and it just reminded me of this Poodle die cut. 
Eventhough the Dog Days of Summer are behind us, the Dog Days never end at my house.  Everyday is a Dog Day.  Yes I will admit that my dogs just may be a bit spoiled. 
We even had some friends over to play one evening last week......
Mabel, Hannah, and Bailey   

Hannah and Mabel
They are half sisters :)
I am so glad that these girls are members of our family.  There is just something about the love and friendship of a dog. 


~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

HELLO & HAPPY FALL TO YOU TOO MIMI!! What a creative and great way to say goodbye to our dog-days--But for us, they never really go away, do they?

Hope all is well in your neck of the woods!!!

Country Dreaming said...

Your puppie cards are adorable, especially the poodle one.
The real puppies are soooo cute too.

Have a great evening!


GardenofDaisies said...

You are so creative! All of your projects are just great! And I think our pets should be pampered a bit! Old softies, that's what we are! :-)

Creative Breathing said...

Mimi, I am so happy I have found your blog through Joyce. I have been oogling your Cricut posts and all the wonderful things you have created. Yep, this will definitely have to be on my Christmas list this year! The garland you made was just too cute for words! I'm making a button for my sidebar of your blog so that I don't loose you again! Have a lovely weekend! Elizabeth

Scrap for Joy said...

Finally! Dogs I'm not allergic to! You are the Zen Cricut Master...these latest are really cute Mimi! What would we do without polka dots! You ned to take a picture of your Cricut station and post is amazing!

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