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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

GR8 GUY

Welcome again to my little piece of blogdom!! Hope you have been having a good day and found some time to devote to this very addictive world of cardmaking!
I started my day off enjoying my friend, Shirley's class where we made 3 lovely cards, playing with stamps, paper, pencils, copic markers and some embellishments. A fun morning with friends. I and two other friends had lunch together. One friend, Helen has been staying in Adelaide for the past 3 months visiting her mother and trying to help her sister as her Mum had a stroke and had to go into a nursing home. She and her husband will be travelling back to Queensland in two days so she met us at the little cafe where we had lunch and we caught up for the last time. She is actually an old school mate of my friend, Fran and I only met her 3 months ago but have really enjoyed getting to know her.
I went back to choir practice tonight after taking a leave of absence. We are doing some mixed music for an upcoming concert which includes a medley from Phantom of the Opera, one of my favourite musicals. It was a good practice.
Well, that meant a late start on today's card, but finally got the mojo going and here is what I came up with.
The basecard is SU Early Espresso. The two pieces of DP are from My Mind's Eye pack called "Complete Boy" The image I used is a digi from Just Inklined and was coloured with Copic Markers and fussy cut out. I used a ticket punch to cut out the white bit of the sentiment and then layered it onto a scrap of Early Espresso and trimmed. I also put a piece in the middle and stamped the sentiment from Kanban stamp set Retro Cars in SU Cherry Cobbler ink onto white card, trimmed and adhered in the middle. The inside has a layer of the striped DP and then a rectangle of Early Espresso, a piece of the dotty DP and another piece of Early Espresso and a piece of SU Crumb Cake.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Craft Your Passion Challenges - Challenge 104 - Dots and Spots, you can use either or both
ABC DT Challenge - ANYTHING GOES!... I've added the challenge blinkie to my sidebar.
The Cheerful Stamp Pad - Challenge #39 - Anything Goes
Make It Monday - Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays - Challenge #96 - My Hero
Well, that's me for tonight - thanks so much for all the lovely comments on my last post and hope to see you again shortly
Take Care,
Sandy

front of card

inside of card

19 comments:

  1. Your cards have been great Sandy!
    You've been busy, and I'm glad you're back at choir, cause you like it so much!
    My son is home, so haven't been crafting as much as I'd like, unless he's on the computer in the craft room!

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  2. Hello Sandy. Oh boy, this is a fun card. Just look at that outfit.
    Hope that you are keeping well, take care.
    Lots of love, Sandra xxx

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  3. Fun card ,Who posed ? good combination of colours and style.
    inside and out. love mum

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  4. He he! HE is fabulous Sandy! GReat card!

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  5. Hi Sandy...fabulous card for a man....your card made me smile..


    Anne

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  6. Great image Sandy I love it Fab card Hugs

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  7. So funny, hehehe. I love the colors and that big guy is hillarious!! By the way, I saw you at MIM. ;)

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  8. Super cute "man" card!!! :) Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion Challenges!
    audrey
    dt member

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  9. "Great" card too! The image is just fantastic and so perfect for the challenge. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sunday this week. Please join us again next week!

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  10. What a fun masculine card! Thanks so much or joining us for the ABC DT "Anything Goes" challenge!

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  11. what a great card! thank you for joining the "anything goes" challenge at the cheerful stamp pad! xo

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  12. Love this card. That guy is very funny

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  13. Hi Sandy .Fabulous fun masculine card .Was that hubby posing there??

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  14. stunning male card sandy.great papers and i love the fun image ;D

    xx coops xx

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  15. This is so cute! Thanks for joining us at The Cheerful Stamp Pad! :)

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  16. How fun! I love it. Thanks for sharing at Sentimental Sundays.

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  17. What a fun card:)Thank you for joining us this week for Craft Your Passion Challenges Dot & Stripes Challenge.

    Melissa, DT
    expressionswithearthspirit.blogspot.com

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  18. Very fun card!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at ABC Toys & Crafts DT Challenge this month!!
    ~Sheri

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  19. Such a fun card. Thanks so much for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week.

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