My Family & Other Animals

Sunday, 4 August 2013

"Da Da, Da Da, Da Da Da...."

You know the rest, sing along!
Just a quick reminder for you that the Kenny K Krafty Krew blog challenge still has a whole week to go, Steampunk is this fortnight's feat of daring do and there are just so many great ways you can interpret this particular challenge, so just go wild and show us what you've got. There have already been some very interesting entries, it really makes me miss being a part of this great team.
I have knocked up a quick Birthday for a man card - you know, the one's that are just sooooo hard to do!! That still makes my blood boil, using the fact that we are men to hide your own lack of imagination. The biggest perpetrators of this lie are Create and Craft, but not the company as a whole, just the presenters. It is such a ready-made excuse to flog some load of old tut that we don't really need in the first place. If you are asked to make a male card for a total stranger then I grant you, it could present you with a bit of a challenge but if you know the man in question then it should be no more difficult that making a ladies card (of course this is just my opinion, like it or not I do think this is a valid argument).
This particular card is using one of the Mimic's Creations CD's characters (have you guessed who he is yet??), a few (free) Ben & Jerry's playing cards, Candi, Papermania's Portobello Road paper. ribbon and a very small Spellbinder to make the bullet holes. Overall I am quite happy with the finished project and I really like the image, I just wish the CD had included all the Bond's, now that would have been Cool Brittania!
Hope you like it. I will return later tomorrow with tales of a Saturday spent in the company of one of the UK's finest Crafters but not now, I am tired and ready to call it a day/night.
Take Care,
Hugs 'n Stuff

Entered Into: 2 Sisters Challenge #155 - Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Anything Goes
One Stop Craft Challenge #237 - Keep It Simple
Card and Scrap Challenge #59 - Anything Goes
Just For Fun Challenge - Anything Goes
Oozak Challenge #19 - Anything Goes (Funny)
Our Creative Corner Challenge - Words Words Words
The Crafter's Café Challenge #22 - Anything Goes
Cards Galore Challenge - Bingo (Birthday, Die Cuts, Ribbon)
Delicious Doodles Challenge #47 - Anything Goes
Digitally 'Sweet' Challenge #47 - Anything Goes


  1. Great card Andy. I'd say the image is Sean Connery as James Bond. Love the playing cards and as always your coloring is just awesome. TFS

  2. Your card is beautiful!
    Cool details:)
    Thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap.
    DT Heidi:)

  3. What a fabulous man card!
    Thank you for joining us at Digitally Sweet!

  4. What a great card,
    Thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap.

  5. Love your card,Thanks for sharing with us at Just for

  6. lovely card thanks for joining in with us at Just For Fun
    Kelly- DT

  7. Great card, shaken not stirred! lol Thanks for joining our first challenge at "Just For Fun!"

    Elaine xx

  8. What a fun card - bold, patriotic colours, and a very hunky 007! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Our Creative Corner.
    Alison x

  9. I cant think of the James Bond theme.... I have the Pink Panther tune in my head instead!!! lol Fabulous Card Andy! Thanks for joining us at the Crafter's Cafe Challenge! mo xxx

  10. Great card Andy!!! Love all the details you added. The image is very cool. Thank you for coloring along with us at CCCB.


  11. This is awesome! I love all the different elements to this card! Amazing job! Thanks for playing in the Oozak Challenge!


  12. Awesome card, love your design! Thank you for joining us at Digitally Sweet!

  13. That's a great card for a fella - thanks so much for sharing it with us at Our Creative Corner. Margie

  14. This is fabulous, your card is soo nice! Thanks for joining us at OneStopCraftChallenge :-))
    Hugs, Andreja

  15. I just love what you´ve made! Beautiful!
    Thank you for joining the challenge at Card and Scrap :)

  16. It's a great card, thanks for sharing it with us.

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge and good luck.

    Jo :)

  17. Thank you Andy for joining in the first Just for Fun challenge. I really like the stars in the background.


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