Thursday, August 27, 2015


This is my post on the
Dies R Us blog today!!

Hi there, it's time for me to share with you another
card using the wonderful dies carried in the

I went with something a bit different today,
as I seem to make mostly "girlie" cards
(my favorite to make)
and went with one for the "boys"

If you grew up with brothers or had/have sons of your own,
I think you can relate to this!

I remember growing up with my brother and his endless
"critters" he brought home to "torment" his sisters with.
Even to put a snake in the washing machine!

So my card is a bit of a childhood memory,
starting with a great and detailed pocket die
from Frantic Stamper called Jeans Pocket.
Can't you see this being a "girlie" pocket, too?

I cut the pocket from a blue paper and added brads
for a more authentic "boys" jeans pocket look!

The frogs you see leaping out of the pocket
are from PoppyStamps Pond Frogs
which are no longer in stock, BUT
did you know Dies R Us has their own brand of dies?
They sure do and you could use Dies R Us Frogs.
I cut the frogs from a handmade mulberry paper,
then used an embossing folder for their "warts"

Make sure and visit us Monday-Friday for more Dies R Us inspiration.
Join us at our Dies R Us challenge blog for a chance to win
a gift voucher to the Dies R Us store!

I will see you next Thursday,

Entering the following challenges:
Deep Ocean .... For The Boys
Oh La La Creations .... One For The Boys
Quirky Crafts .... Embossing (Frogs)


Darlene said...

I just LOVE how you think! This is too cute and the background paper is perfect! Very clever and love those die cuts! Well done!

Ros Crawford said...

Yikes they do look like warty toads and I can empathise with you ... I too grew up with brothers! Very clever and effective card Diane!

Anne Temple said...

Oh my goodness - this is as cute as can be! Love all the warts on the frogs.

Lisa said...

Heehee, this makes me smile!! I love the frogs...warts and all!! How fun to have them jumping out of the pocket!! And what a perfect sentiment!! You did such a fabulous job with this my friend!! And I'm so thankful I only had a sister and no brothers ;) She could be mean to me, but she never tormented me with frogs and or (gasp) snakes!! Have a great day :)

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Jeannie said...

Hi Diane! Haha...what a cute and fun froggie card! I love the denim pocket!

Jeannie T.
My Blog Challenge this week is ~ Girlfriends!
Dragonfly Journeys

Leslie Miller said...

That pocket is great and I noticed the frogs' warts right off the bat. Fabulous idea there! My son used to come in with pockets full of snakes, so I can certainly relate! Super cute boy's card, Diane!

Gail said...

Frog lover here - and this card is amazing TFS

Creaciones Isha said...

Fabulous card!....thanks for joining us at Quirky Crafts Challenges. DT Myriam

Debbie said...

Diane, this is so cute! I was a tomboy, so I remember catching frogs quite often. I never did ut them in my shirt or pants pockets though. This turned out really cute, cute, cute! Love it.