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See Ya Later, Alligator!

>> Monday, May 29, 2017



I have a niece named Allie, whose nickname is "Allie"gator. When I saw this new background image I knew I had to make a birthday card for Allie with it. There are so many different sayings on this image, the possibilities are endless!

I stamped the green panel with the new image (158H) using SU Old Olive ink and then die cut the oval window out, attached it to the cream card base and stamped the Happy Birthday greeting inside the oval with the same ink. The frame was made using  stitched oval dies. The gator was created using the Animal Kingdom cartridge and my Cricut machine. I rarely use my Cricut and it took me a few tries to get the gator sized correctly. I added some shading to him with the old olive ink and popped him up with some foam squares. A couple of tiny black half pearls were added for his eyes. I think my niece will like this.

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Thanks for stopping by today!

blessings,
shelia

7 comments:

Donna Whitten said...

How cute! Your niece will love it! I love cutting images out of my Cricut and yours is so cute! Thanks for sharing.

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

How cute, Shelia! Perfect for your niece! I hear you on the sizing thing..mostly why I forget to use my Cricut.

Janett Ray said...

Adorable, great die cut for the background. Love it.

Sue said...

Too cute Shelia! Love the big, white smile on the alligator!

Karin said...

How cute! That's such a perfect idea for your niece and your gator is just fab with the background you created!

nwilliams6 said...

Sheila, what a super gator and it goes so perfectly with that fun sentiment stamp. I love how this came out!!! Fun. Hugz

Robin Clendenning said...

This is so cute! Wish I had thought of the Cricut for the gator! What a fantastic idea for this bg stamp!

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