Die Cutting and Rainbow Colors (Winnie & Walter 4th Birthday Bash Blog Hop)

Hi! I’m here with another card and video tutorial. 💛 Today’s blog post is part of Winnie & Walter’s 4th Birthday Bash Blog Hop to Celebrating Love and Friendship. I’m grateful to be part of the Winnie & Walter Design Team. Shay’s kindness warms my heart and of course I’m in love with Winnie & Walter’s product style.

Winnie & Walter 4th Birthday Bash Blog Hop Celebrating Love and Friendship

In today’s video I’m showing you how to make a fun love and friendship themed card featuring True Dotty Heart Cutaways and Dog-gone Cute with Evelin T Designs. These two products are part of the brand new February 2018 Release. I also used the Katharine Cutaways. This is an oldie but goodie. One of my favorite die cut sets ever.

I started out by die cutting lots of images. First I die cut the stitched heart out of a scrap of bright green card stock. I die cut the scalloped heart out of white card stock. I love that one! It reminds me of a doily. I pieced both hearts together using my favorite craft glue from Tonic.

Winnie & Walter's 4th Birthday Bash Blog Hop Celebrating Love and Friendship

For the card base I used Taffy card stock from Bazzill along with patterned paper from Avery Elle. The designs and colors in this paper pad are so much fun. Lots of rainbow colors! 🌈 I’m slowly getting over pastel colors these days. However, they will always hold a special place in my heart.

Winnie & Walter's 4th Birthday Bash Blog Hop Celebrating Love and Friendship

I did some simple Copic coloring on the dog from the Dog-gone Cute with Evelin T Designs stamp set. I’m not very good at coloring animals so that’s why I like to stick to some neutral grays. I heat embossed the sentiment with WOW! Opaque Bright White Embossing Powder. Finally, I adhered everything together with foam squares and liquid adhesive and I added some sparkle with the Spectrum Noir Clear Overlay Shimmer Pen and a coat of Crystal Glaze from Tonic. ✨


Onto the giveaway! In total, there will be 4 winners picked at random from the entire blog hop which will each receive $40 credit to the Winnie & Walter shop. Simply leave comments along the blog hop for a chance to win. Good luck! 🤞🏻🍀


Your next stop on the hop is Isha Gupta’s blog. Here’s a full list of hoppers!

Thanks for stopping by. Big hugs. 💛


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  1. cuteness overload, I adore your sweet card.

  2. Your sweet puppy is guaranteed to lift spirits and evoke mega-watt smiles! Crushing over the happy design and loving the palette! Thank you for the inspiration…shopping list growing!

  3. Awww, soooo sweet! The BG paper is perfect with this image.

  4. Love all the colors. A very happy and cute card!

  5. Ok so somehow I have never seen this dog stamp set… wow. That happy running dog is my FAVORITE!! I love this card you made!

  6. That puppy is so happy to be running around outside on a spring day chasing butterflies!! Adorable card!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  7. I haven’t seen that super cute dog stamp before. I really love what you did with it–very creative and very beautiful.

  8. Hey Laura! Really fun card, it just makes me happy thinking of the puppy running through the fields chasing those butterflies. And putting him on a dark green background is a great way to leave the body white, love that!

  9. Super cute card! Love the details of this.

  10. I love everything you did. It is a smile on paper! Thank you for sharing.

  11. OMG ! Your card is adorable !!!! I can imagine very well one of my dog running after butterflies just like your lovely little doggy. I will have to get this stamps set, it’s just too cute to resist….

  12. This is such a sweet project. I love that background design. Thanks for sharing

  13. Loved it Laura!!thanks for sharing

  14. Love the whole card. The dog stamp set is very cute.

  15. Your card is absolutely darling Laura and totally screams HAPPY!! Thanks so much for sharing this sweet card and I hope you have a great, crafty weekend. ~HUGS~

  16. Such a cute card! Love it –

  17. This is great, that is one happy puppy!

  18. Adorable! This doggie couldn’t be sweeter.

  19. I love blog hops because they inspire me to create!!!

  20. Your card makes my heart sing! That dog is just so happy chasing the butterflies.

  21. Adorable card, the happy puppy stamp just went on my wish list.

  22. Happy Birthday Winnie & Walter!!!

  23. What a sweet little puppy! And I love how you’ve matched it with the Avery Elle paper. I hadn’t seen that paper before, but I love it. Thanks so much for sharing!

  24. Such a darling card, Laura! I really love how you placed this sweet pup on the stacked hearts and the butterflies are perfect! Thanks so much for another great video! Sending hugs, Barb xx

  25. I just said goodbye to my Bichon of 14 years and this card out a big smile on my face remembering her! Thank you!

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      I’m so sorry to hear that. 💛 I have an 8 year old Bichon Bolognese myself so I can imagine how hard it must be. Big hugs.

  26. Such a pretty card – that sweet puppy makes me smile.

  27. Love your card! It’s adorable! I love when designers use printed cardstock. I have so much of it that I don’t use anymore because I’m always trying to make my own backgrounds. You have inspired me to get out some of my cute cardstock again! Thanks so much!

  28. How sweet is this card!!! So sweet!

  29. Great to see you participating in a hop!

  30. What a cute little pup! Perfect over your choice of patterned paper!

  31. Cute as can be! Love that sweet pup! Happy 4th birthday to W&W!

  32. What a cute puppy on those hearts. Happy 4th birthday W&W.

  33. Cute stamp, I love your card, so pretty. Thank you for sharing.

  34. Help!! I’ve been struck with puppy love by this darling little dog!!! <3 He is so cute running along as the butterflies float above him!! The addition of the colorful hearts just makes this design perfect!!

  35. I need a paper hug! So very adorable. Beautiful choice of colors too.

  36. That little pup is so cute I can barely stand it and I love the little vellum sentiment strip too.

  37. This image from the set is my favourite…such a cute card.

  38. Super sweet. Love the light coloring of the pup.

  39. What a darling card and the pup is perfectly showcased by the layers of hearts! Love your happy, sweet card so much and your wonderful video too! Thank you so much for joining in the hop, Laura. 🙂

  40. Precious card, Laura! Just love everything you do! So happy to see a video from you!

  41. I’m in love with your card! Love the cute doggie, those hearts, and that patterned paper!

  42. The darling pup chasing the butterflies made for such a sweet card, I enjoyed the video. Great job!

  43. Such a sweet card. I love the playful design.

  44. Oh man, I’m really trying not to buy more patterned paper these days as I just end up hoarding it but having seen this card, I think I NEEEEEED that pack! And the stamp set with the doggie. Because as well as being a paper hoarder, i can’t resist doggies! Escpeially such cute and happy ones!

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