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Sunday 7 October 2012

Home Improvement

Hi Folks
Well, I am finally back from my enforced absence due to internet issues.  I felt so lost without it all week and I am now trying to play catch up.
Therefore I am extremely late posting the new challenge over at Dude Time Doodles which started on Wednesday.  I am sure my teamies will forgive me though.
The challenge theme is HOME IMPROVEMENT and the winner will receive 3 free images from the Dude Time Doodles store.

I used a super image Ernie Carpenter for my project.

I think that this card will probably end up going to my hubby for his birthday in December.  I can clearly recall that as little girls our daughters favourite saying (when anything broke or went wrong) was Dad will fix it.  He is a bit of a DIYer and will have a go at fixing anything.  I do put my foot down though at electrics or water problems.  Don't really want to be flooded out or the house burned down lol.
You still have a couple of days to enter the challenge so get creating.  You can upload any project as long as it is aimed for a male and fits the challenge theme.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Passion for Promarkers - For a man/youth
Papertake - Anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - Happy Birthday
Digital Tuesday - Text me
Inky Impressions - Lets hear it for the boys
Crafts and Me - My sentiments exactly
Catch the Bug - Anything goes
Craftymess - Anything goes
DCC & Friends - Character crazy
Sentimental Sundays - Anything goes

Thanks for popping by.


Sue said...

Fabulous card Mags, such a great image

McCrafty's Cards said...

Brilliant card Mags, I like the background .
Kevin xx

Sandra Wright. said...

What a fabulous card,perfectly male themed,just love the sentiment too...my dad was good at fixing,lol. Great card,made me smile.

Thanks for coming over and playing in our challenge...

Sandie @ Craftymess :)

Shelby said...

It's always good to remind men of their limitations on occasion:)
This is one of my fav images from Dudetime and you've done an awesome job of showing him off.


Andree said...

A great card, love the tape measure embellishment. Thanks for joining us at DCC & Friends, good luck x

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous, love the image, thanks for joining us at craftymess.

Babette said...

What a great card, love this image.
Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

Babette said...

What a great card, love this image.
Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

Berry said...

Great work Mags! Thanks for playing at CS this time! hugs Rebekah xx

Sharon Caudle said...

Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful talents with us and helping us celebrate our 5th Birthday at Papertake Weekly! Please be sure you've commented on all the designers blogs for the biggest chance of winning one of the amazing prizes! Hope to see you join us again soon!
hugs, Sharon

Maya Ariffin said...

Oh this is a great card! Love 'Dad will fix it' text! :D Thanks for joining us at Digital Tuesday Challenge.

Maya xx

Tracey said...

Fab card Mags & such fun :)
Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays & Good Luck!

Karen said...

Fabulous card! Love all the cute embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.


Linda (Lindyloo) said...

Hi Mags,
What a fab card. I was looking through your past few days and had to stop at this as it reminded me so much of my dad. He could turn his hand to anything DIY, was a master carpenter/joiner and a fully qualified mechanic. I miss him constantly but there are many a time now when I need something done and my first thought is 'oh dad I wish you were still here'.
Anyway, your card is fabulous and I adore the embelllishments you have used.
Hugs Linda x

RoseC said...

Mags, your Ernie Carpenter looks wonderful on this fun guy's birthday card. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps' digi team's "My Sentiments Exactly!" challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose