Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Remember......

In doing a layout for my beloved muttlings, I wanted to create my own flower. So I took a scalloped ruffle die, AND some material I had forever.........Just trying to cut the material didn't work.So I added paper as a shim and wa-la - A material scalloped edge doily looking thing. OR a flower. Machine is still in operating order. So below is the material flower I made for my beloved muttlings. I also punched some paper flowers and used the material in the middle for continuity. I have no idea what the paper is there were no markings, names - nada on it but its perfect! Heidi Swapp stamp. I should've titled it The Spotlings and Redheaded Step Dog. Our family dynamics were a bit unusual. bwahahaha!I miss my muttlings. We had them for over 13 years. They were a little leary of Shane at first, who was like a galloping tornado, and they were used to calm. Rox just fit in wherever she went. And none of them paid attention that I was the alpha female. Snort.

Every other month during the spring and summer of last year, I said goodbye to each one. Occasionally I see Shirley sunning by the front door. Her favorite spot. And when all 3 were bothered by Shane, they crammed themselves under my desk (the space was barely big enough for my feet). Then they let me be the alpha female. bwahaha!


7 comments:

  1. Sweet layout. I'm so sorry for your loss. :( What a beautiful tribute!

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  2. The Lo is great~glad to know to use a paper while cutting the material. Sorry about your buddy (dog)!!!

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  3. those flowers are pretty!! cute layout
    sorry about your loss...

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  4. aw..so sorry about buddy...it is so hard to go through

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  5. awww man...almost made me tear up. I know my Gracie is my baby and I'm dreading the day I have to say goodbye. I love how you created this page to remember them and loved the history of your muttlings.

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  6. HEY -- cool flower technique.
    Sorry about the doggies, they had good lives with you. Especially after you retired just to stay home and answer their beck and call... ;)

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