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Saturday, 10 September 2011

TPC #83 Cute with Buttons

Morning everyone.  Been a sad week here in the Cross household as we sadly had to say goodbye to our beloved Dylan.  He would have been 13 in November and we've had him since he was a pup.  His health deteriorated further to the point he couldn't walk and kept falling over.  The vet had been waiting for an MRI scan to take place in four weeks to see if he needed surgery.  As he got worse last weekend both myself and Pete felt we couldn't put him through any more as he'd already had two major operations this year resulting in the removal of both eyes.

This photo was taken on our camping holiday last year, before the surgery....


Rest in Peace old man and run free. 

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On a happier note we have a new challenge for you over at Totally Papercrafts.

Now, on to this week's challenge, our sponsor this time is
  


Whom have kindly offered as a prize,

FOUR digi images of winners choice.

I used one of my images from Mo and it gave me the perfect opportunity to try out my new star shaped nesties - perfick!!
 


I'm quite chuffed with how this turned out as I really wanted to try and create a male card for this theme.

I hope you like it.  I'm also entering this card into the following challenges......

Bronte and Bella's Challenge - Boy Attitude
CRAFT - Children
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by.  Have a lovely weekend.

Mel X

15 comments:

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

So, so sorry to hear about Dylan. He was with you for so long, he must have been a huge part of your lives. Sending massive hugs your way.

Fab 'male' card. Just love those star nesties. They are going to be so useful.
Caroline xxx

Joey said...

Aww Mel hun big huggles to you, must have been so hard, he is pain free now.xxx

your card is gorgeous. Joey x

jackiescrafts said...

Hi Mel,
I'm so sorry to read about Dylan, you will miss him so much as our pets really are one of the family and when the time comes to say goodbye it is really hard.

On a happier note i love your card the colours and the image are great

Sending you lots of hugs
Jackie x

Crystal said...

Mel I am so sorry for your loss sweetie, My heart goes out to you, its so hard to lose a pet :( Biggest hugs!!!

Your card is fabulous, love that image such a cool dude card!!!

Made by Mandy said...

Oh Mel, I am sorry to hear about your doggie but I think you did the right thing, its not fair on anyone to see them suffer is it.

Such a big part of your life for so long, sending you massive hugs.

Love Mandy xxx

downrightcrafty said...

oh bless hun thoughts are with you

great male card

Hugs Kate xx

Flip-Flop Creations said...

So sorry for your loss Mel. (((hugs )))
Your card is fabulous! Love the argyle stars and arrow, nice accent. ~jeni

*Vicki* said...

I am so very sorry for your loss sweetie!! It would be hard as my Mocca is very near and dear to me too!! BIG HUGS your way!

Such a darling card! I love the added stars and arrow with that gorgeous paper!! :) TFS!!

Stressed Stamper said...

Love those stars and arrows - perfect with that image...sending you a little hug
Sarah xxx

Elaine L. said...

I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your dear little dog. It's never easy to say goodbye to and old friend.
Your card is adorable, and I love the papers you've used! Glad you joined us in Mo's Challenge.

Marion E. said...

I'm so sorry hear about Dylan... with you strength with that big loss girl! Must be so hard! Hang in there!

Your card is fun and magical!!! Amazing coloring again!
Have a wonderful weekend.
Hugs Marion

Paddington fan said...

So sorry you had to say goodbye to Dylan, sending a hug your way!
What a great card and such a cute image! Thanks for joining us at C.R.A.F.T this time and hope to see you again soon! Love Jacky x

carol said...

love your card, fab detail, thanks for playing along with CRAFT this week, sorry to read your sad news, enjoy your memories xx carol

Debbie said...

So, so sorry about your little Dylan... but at least he is out of pain and not suffering... Glad you were able to join us for our "Boy Attitude" this week over at Mo's..

Hugs
Debbie

Caroline said...

Sorry for your loss!! Fantastic Card!!! Thanks for joining in our Anything goes challenge at the Creative card crew and hope to see you again next time!
Caroline x