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Thursday 19 March 2015

Happy Birthday Brother

Good morning all.

Well the wanderer returned yesterday...he'd burned himself out and has come home for a rest!! He'd made it down to Dover but hadn't taken any time out to relax and since he was mostly wild camping he was up and about early every day moving on. Guess who'll be doing the washing today!!

I finally managed to finish a card yesterday which I'd started at the weekend!

This was a commissioned card for my brother's ex wife to give her brother. Image is from Bugaboo, coloured with promarkers. Papers are freebies from Jak Heath. Border punch from Martha Stewart. Brother die from Spellbinders. Happy birthday sentiment and banner die from Clearly Besotted. I've used a Swiss Dots EF on the sentiment (which was computer generated) to make it look like a golf ball. Finished with some charms from Splodgeaway and binders twine.
Inside has been decorated with a similar layout.

Challenges entered:
Crafting by Designs - masculine projects
Little Red Wagon - all tied up
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - anything goes, make it square
Passion for Promarkers - check it out
Party Time Tuesdays - anything goes
That Craft Place - add a charm


  1. A fabulous card Carol, Gus images are so funny and this one is brilliant - your papers are perfect for the golf theme.

  2. Great card Carol. Your son did well and I bet he is glad to get back to ho.e comforts. Hugs Rita xxx

  3. Brilliant card, just love that image!!!!
    Glad the wonder has retuned safe and sound.
    I remember when our son did silly things like that. Really did him no harm, he was up and ready for more after a good old rest and some TLC from me.
    Have a great weekend
    Patricia x

  4. Fabulous card Carol, I love the fun image and brilliant detailing.
    Sue xx

  5. This is fabulous and I love the image. Cute golf clubs
    Linda xxx

  6. Brilliant card for any male Carol that image and sentiment are terrific so are the fab colours and design, super make.
    lorraine x

  7. Fabulous card for a fellow...I had to smile at the image...my husband golfs with the same fellows since Junior High School. They all grew up on the same street! One of them looks a wee bit like this image...lol

    I thought the dotted EFon the sentiment was a great idea...Does give the impression of a golf ball!

    We have the kids today and to tomorrow. They are going home for supper and then returning at bedtime for a sleep over. Saves me getting up at 6:00 tomorrow. It is Spring Break from school here so we are off on an outing with them tomorrow!

  8. I love this card! Hilarious image and the patterned paper is awesome! I also love that you put the sentiment in a golf ball :) Thanks for sharing with us at Party Time Tuesdays!

  9. A lovely golf themed card Carol, good luck with all that washing!
    I think I'd want a little more comforts than wild camping now, mind you my boys would enjoy it. I prefer a few home comforts now!
    Hugs Erika.

  10. Hahaha - that sentiment is just plain hilarious! Your brother sure must have a great sense of humor. This is a perfect masculine card.

  11. What a fun card, Carol, I love it. Thanks for sharing with us at Little Red Wagon's "All Tied Up" challenge this week!

  12. Fabulous image Carol, perfect 4 a guy....hope your bro enjoys his birthday and card.xx{The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}

  13. A great card and sentiment Carol, good luck with the washing! Susan x

  14. Fun male card, Carol! Love the image, simple design and great sentiment! Thanks for joining us at Passion for Promarkers this week! Lisa x

  15. Fabulous card and thanks so much for joining us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday Challenge very good luck Judith DT x

  16. Hi there, Great card for a man and love the charm you have used.
    Thankyou for joining us at That Craft Place. Good Luck and hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs Amanda

  17. Fabulous card Carol. A great card for a male, love those images and the checked paper is super. Michelle x

  18. A great fun Bugaboo image. Perfect for a male card. Love the sentiment too.
    Thanks for joining in with our 'Check it out' challenge at Passion for Promarkers this week, and good luck
    Eileen x

  19. Oh that image just makes me smile. Your card is a lot of fun. Thanks for sharing with us for our All Tied Up challenge at Little Red Wagon.


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