Hogs & Kisses!

Good Morning My Friends,

Well my husband had back surgery last Wednesday and although we had a few complications, all in all it went very well.  Now he has three weeks of recovery ahead of him and hopefully he will be in a lot less pain.  I know that I have really good friends, but when something like an illness or surgery happens, I am reminded that I also have really super kind friends.

So, I will be making thank you notes for the dinners, and the visits from those kind friends.  Here is my first one.  I have wanted to create a CAS card for awhile.  I see my bloggy friend Lynn makes them and I love them.  But, they are harder to make than they look.  You have to get all your elements together without doing too much.

This card took three stamps.

 The pig is from High Hopes Rubber Stamps, the "Hogs & Kisses" sentiment is from My Pink Stamper and the "Smooches" stamp is from Craftin Desert Divas.  I think I am going to send this one to our friends the Davidson's who brought us dinner & visited Saturday night.  I always complain to them that my dog Louie won't give us any "smoches" so they will love the smooches on this card!

I colored the stamp with my copic markers.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

DoubleClick Connections - Challenge #19 - Use a Puny or Funny Sentiment
Little Patch of Crafty Friends - Challenge # 7 Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Add A Sentiment
Digi Design Challenge Blog - Add an Animal
My Sheri CRAFTS - Challenge #174 National Humor Month

Thank you so much for stopping by my friends!  I appreciate all of your comments!



  1. Sending my prayers to you and your hubby! I adore this little piggy!!
    Super DUPER cute my friend!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Crafting With Creative M

  2. Aww I didn't know that hubby had a back surgery... Hope and prayers for a speedy recovery... I guess you must be the head of everything right now... I hope Louie is helping out. LOL! Love that piggy's and I'm sure they will make great thank you notes and smiles to all the recipients...

  3. This is, first of all, a FABULOUS CAS card, and secondly a great humorous card as well!!! I also love that they'll totally 'get' the smooches reference! Thanks so much for sharing your card with us @ My Sheri Crafts!!!

  4. I am glad your husband is doing well, and your friends are so good to you. This is so awesome and they will love the thank you cards. Great job! Thanks for playing our challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends.
    Leanne DT

  5. A great sentiment for that image! Thank you for joining the DoubleClick Skittles Punny/Funny Challenge!
    Beth, GDT
    Beth's Beauties

  6. Hope your Hubby is feeling better! Your card is super fun! What a cute piggy! Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge! DT Member Carri~Abusybee Skittles!

  7. Such a sweet, CAS card! The sentiment is perfect!

    Thank you for joining us at Li’l Patch of Crafty Friends for our challenge.

  8. Love the bear!! The sentiment is super cute too! Thank you for joining the Doubleclick Skittles challenge! Guest Designer - Payel (Beau Monde Designs)

  9. I hope your hubby is feeling much, much better, Chriss, and on the road to recovery. Your card is so cute!! The piggy is adorable!! Have a great day :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  10. Cute card... what an adorable image!

    Thanks for sharing with My Sheri Crafts!

  11. Best of luck in the recovery process - Hope things go well for you and you hubby!! This card is so cute, fun and punny!!! So glad you joined us over at DoubleClick for the Funny/Punny challenge!!
    Taunya Butler(daisiesgirl.com)Guest Designer

  12. Chriss this is a wonderful creation with great attention to detail and perfect for our ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Lil Patch of Crafty Friends DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  13. Sure hope your hubby is on the mend!

    Super card, love it!

    Thank your for playing along with us at Di's Digis! I hope you will join our new challenge as well!

  14. Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining in our "Add A Sentiment" challenge at Crafty Calendar this month.
    Bev x

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