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Gem's Cottage Blog » Blog Archive » You Have Feet in Your Shoes

This card is inspired by Dr. Seuss’s book, Oh, The Places You’ll Go! and will be given to a friend with these paper sneakers:

Both projects are entries in Splitcoaststampers’ DTGD Challenge, and today is the last day (which is why I’m going to keep this post short  so that I can go back and craft some more, there are a few more challenges I want to do!). If you’re wondering about the sneaker images on the card, I did a digital image, and if you want it, post a comment below (I’ll e-mail it to you tomorrow).   I sponged them somewhat, distressed the edges, then rubbed distressed ink. I did the same thing to all the other pieces on the card. Next, I punched holes on the shoe images then laced it with a quarter-inch wide black ribbon. As for the 3D sneakers, you can find the template here. I added faux stitching with a white gel pen, eyelets and punched a 1-inch circle with the image below (snag away if you want it!):

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31 comments so far

1.  Susan
August 8th, 2011 at 5:09 pm

What a great project! You did a fabulous job on this card … the sneakers match perfectly. I would appreciate it if you would send me instructions. Thank you!

2.  Andrea
August 9th, 2011 at 3:12 am

How cool! I love Dr. Seuss books – always have. Great project with excellent results. Go girl!

3.  Mona Sordelet
August 9th, 2011 at 4:57 am

Please send the digital image of the shoes on the card to my e-mail address. I just purchased your low rider tennies. They are so cute. My grandson is getting married next June and they are wearing these. Thank you.

4.  Kate
August 9th, 2011 at 11:10 am

Those are great shoes! What more could a kid want???

5.  gc_admin
August 9th, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Thank you for all the sweet comments! I’ve e-mailed the image to each one of you…if you have questions, please do not hesitate to e-mail me back.

6.  Carolyn Thorne
August 9th, 2011 at 3:32 pm

These sneakers are the greatest. What a great idea for men and boys.I would really appreciate it if you would send me the instrutions.
Thank You

7.  Patsy
August 10th, 2011 at 8:40 am

What a super cute card…would love to have the sneaker pic.

8.  Tammy Taylor
August 10th, 2011 at 10:34 am

I would appreciate it if you would send me instructions. Thank you!

9.  gc_admin
August 10th, 2011 at 4:26 pm

Tammy and Patsy, you have mail! Carolyn, got back a mail delivery failure – please e-mail support@gemscottage.com if you still want the image.

10.  Dagmar
August 21st, 2011 at 10:41 am

Both the Sneaker-Card and the sneakers look great.

I would too have the sneaker pic, please. Thank you.

11.  Laura
August 21st, 2011 at 11:10 am

Okay I bought this template and now I cant upen it up. I unzip program and still nothing happpens ,Please Help

12.  gc_admin
August 21st, 2011 at 1:31 pm

@Dagmar – just give me a minute and the sneaker image will be on its way!

@ Laura – thanks for the order, Gem’s Cottage Support e-mailed you with the help you need!

13.  Michelle
January 11th, 2012 at 11:45 am

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the sneakers! I would appreciate it if you could email me the image.

14.  Joy
March 3rd, 2012 at 5:41 am

Please send me the image! So neat!

15.  gc_admin
March 4th, 2012 at 7:02 pm

Check your inbox, Joy! I hope you have fun with it!

16.  Carolyn
April 19th, 2012 at 5:22 pm

I think the blue running shoes are a terrific idea, a beautiful card, please send the digital image.

17.  Carolyn
April 24th, 2012 at 3:31 pm

please send the image, I think it is superb!

18.  sukie
May 29th, 2012 at 5:29 am

Hi please send me the template for these fantastic sneakers, wonderful idea

19.  Marie-France Dionne
May 31st, 2012 at 7:01 am

Superb card ! Could you send me your digital image ?

Thank you,


20.  Donna
July 2nd, 2012 at 2:44 pm

Those are absolutely adorable. I realize this response is coming almost a year after your offer, but I would really love to have the digital image. This will be perfect for my young nephew. I’ll do a pink one for my niece and add some glitz to hers. Thank you.

21.  Dana
July 7th, 2012 at 10:21 pm

I would love to have this digital image. The card is adorable.

22.  DONNA
July 16th, 2012 at 12:36 am

i would love digital image i’ve been hunting hi and low for one and i just love ur card

23.  Julie
July 17th, 2012 at 4:31 am

I would love the pattern for these shoes. Great job 🙂

24.  Lucy Logan
September 5th, 2012 at 9:25 am

Would love to have your intructions. These are so cute!!!!

25.  Kal
June 23rd, 2013 at 2:16 pm

OMG I would love to have the digital image for the running shoe card. I really loved this card. Also bought the template for the Hi-Low sneakers.

26.  Melyssa
July 5th, 2013 at 5:06 am

OMG!! this is awesome!! I would love a copy, please and thank you

27.  Cherelle
August 3rd, 2013 at 2:38 am

Omg I need these for a sweet sixteen birthday invitation!!!!

28.  kelly
June 17th, 2014 at 6:39 am

do you have a copyright on this because someone has taken your design and said it’s theirs. http://www.paperphenomenon.com

29.  Gem
June 17th, 2014 at 2:12 pm

Thank you, Kelly, for bringing this to my attention. I do have the copyright for this template, so I will be checking into this…I appreciate your looking out for me!

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