Saturday, 9 April 2011

Flippin Men

Wow what a lovely today it has been, hoping it has been just as sunny and warm where you are also.
I spent the first half of the day, weeding in my lovely raised bed.  I happened upon a couple of Lily Beetles and then disposed off them quickly.  I managed to trap myself a very large splinter, ouch it was painful.  Then my son's friend came and fitted our new upstairs loo, which very nicely leads me onto this creation actually.

Thursday saw a friends birthday, and I could not resist returning to some very very very old stash, which I think suited him so well.  So I created this humorous creation for him, he dutifully arrived to see us yesterday to pick up his card.................yep he loved it too.

So here is the creation
I am sure you will all have seen these at some time or another.  It is a Flippin' Men creation by La Pashe.  The centre panel is acetate and the image is decoupaged onto the acetate.  I am not a huge fan of peel offs but think they do have their uses and this is one of them.  I used some silver bicycle chain style strips to edge the aperture, along with some scroll corners. If you have not seen these before then here is what makes them so special
 The decoupaged reverse of him sat on his little loo reading his paper with the page 3 pin up, Class!!

I would like to say hello to my new followers, and thank you to the many lovely comments I have received from my wonderful visitors.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Crafty Ann's Challenge - Raise a Smile
Fairy Knoll Fun - Egg or Oval - I went with the Oval
Fairy tale - Happy Birthday

Well I do hope that tomorrow is as lovely as today was 
Hugs
Kate
xxx

17 comments:

sam21ski said...

Absolutely Fantastic xxxx

Miria said...

Hi, Kate. Such a funny card and great idea the aperture and the flipping, very creative! Hugs, Miria xx

Curlybear said...

I just love your sense of humour, its brilliant, I love it,
Have a fab Saturday,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Love crafts forever said...

Hahaha!!! Can't be better. LOL. Oh, this card is fantastic.
Hugs Nat

McCrafty's Cards said...

What a great fun card Kate, made me smile.
Kevin xx

Bianca said...

Oh this is so funny and cheeky ;o) I love it and it´s a perfekt card for men! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

HandmadebyTLC said...

Hi Kate, never seen these, thamks for sharing the idea, I have alot of fun lovin guys in my family too! I added the christmas challenge to my tab too, gotta keep up my craft sale christmas inventory all year as its my biggest sale of the year. Thanks!

Ann Whitfield said...

Great card Kate and I'm sure it made the recipient more than smile! Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Tammy said...

Ha-ha, funny, funny card! Great for a man.

karlinchen50 said...

Hello
LOL... the card is funny, smiling still.
Awesome.
Thanks for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.
**Karla

Kim Piggott said...

Wow!
Kate this is brilliant!
hugs
kim x

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
lol fabulous cards, i got these set of stamps but im crap at cuttin them out! lol, hope you had fabby weekend, sue,x

ladyjanet_56 said...

I made this for my Darling & my then 4yr old Grandaughter asked if it was Grandad :)It is a really ace card to make & get's great reactions, hope he liked it. Janet

Claire said...

Lol what a fab card, it certainly made me smile!! Thanks for raising a smile at Crafty Ann's and good luck
Claire xx

darling Ho said...

HaHaHa!!! This is such a funny project!!
Thanks for joining us at FTC this time. ~~hugs~darling Ho~~

mapowska said...

Ha ha ha, I cannot stop laughing! :D

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a fun card you have made here. I hope the recipient liked it. Thanks for taking part in Crafty Ann's Challenge this fortnight and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Crafty Ann's Design Team xxx

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