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Friday, 27 September 2019

Birthday Bruce

Our friend Bruce is a tinkerer.  He also has lots of old stuff - until just recently he had NINE sheds full of old stuff that "will come in useful one day" or that he was going to fix.

So I made him this card with vintage advertising paper (see the ad for artificial legs) and the spanner for tinkering.  Yes Bruce, I know you are slimmer than that!  But otherwise the image is pretty close.
 I added a little surprise pop up sentiment inside the card.




Image: Dr Digi
Coloured with Copics
Banner die:
Sentiment stamp: fundamentals
Printed pattern Kraft Paper
Also Twine, Glossy Accents (specs), gold pen



Shared on challenges:
scribblesdesigns-81-use-kraft-paper
qkr-stampede-challenge-364-ag
colourcrazy-37-anything-goes-colouring
polkadoodle-38-anything-goes-craft
creativecraftcottage-122-for-men
craftyhazelnuts-09-patterned-paper
a2z-scrapbooking-september-2019-ag
creativemoments-177-AG/masculine
creativeknockouts-317-anything-goes






15 comments:

kiwiali said...

Awesome card Carol Looks like it fits the bill perfectly!

Bunny said...

It's awesome with the Black Sabbath t-shirt and the Harley belt buckle.

Now, the sheds..............eek. This could be one of my brothers. I'm a good cleaner outerer. That's kinda a word.

Great card.[Bunny]``

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

A smashing card Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage Good luck Ginny DT for Creative Craft Cottage
My Blog As I do Rodos

Dawn T said...

Super cute Carol.

kiwimeskreations said...

What a fun card Carol - love how you have coloured the image - that is stunning. I noted too the advert for whiskers....
Blessings
Maxine

Janette said...

He is one of my favourites he really is, a fabulous card Carol.xx

crafty-stamper said...

Absolutely brilliant card Carol,great image and the vintage advertising paper goes just perfectly lol.Now 9 sheds??? John watches a tv prog called American Pickers were they go round buying stuff off people who have collected over the years and they have sheds and barns full of the stuff!!!-Congrats on making Top 5 at QKR Stampede too
Carol x

Kristina B. said...

How cute is this?! Thanks for joining us at a2zscrapbooking!

Crafting Belle said...

Fab card. Thank you for joining us for our Week 38 'Anything Goes' Challenge at Polkadoodles.

Why not join our other other challenges at Digi Choosday and A Gem of a Challenge.

Hugs Lisa xxx

dmbennett said...

Such a cute card. Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles Craft Challenge.
Dawn DT

anncreatief said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage challenge good luck. Have a nice day
Anneke DT

MaryV said...

Beautiful card! Thank you for playing along at Creative Moments.
Crafty hugs

Vic said...

What a fab card! I bet he loved it. Thanks for sharing this with us, this challenge at Colour Crazy challenge. Vic, DT x

Karen L K said...

Super fun, creative and thoughtful! Like the belt buckle "hardly". Thanks so much for joining in & sharing this fun card over at a2z Scrapbooking.

flossbite said...

Wonderful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge. Hope to see you again.