Sunday, 25 March 2012

Gus golf retirement card

I had fun with this one :o)  Mum asked me for a card for someone at work who's retiring - he's into golf, which always makes things easier for men's cards, doesn't it?!




I've used Gus Golf from Bugaboo, with some fab MME papers and dark brown cardstock from Papermill Direct.  I added the sentiment before I printed the image, and Gus is coloured with promarkers and flexmarkers.  The embossed star and 'golf ball' circle I found in the tub where I keep all my rejected shapes - the things that get cut out or punched and then don't make it onto my card for some reason.  Added some spotty Papermania buttons, a button from my stash and some baker's twine to finish.

I'm entering my card for the following challenges:

Dex has still been fairly cheerful today, the chicken pox doesn't seem to be affecting him too badly - although he's absolutely covered in spots.  At the moment he thinks they're quite funny, but I keep expecting the itchiness to start properly - don't think he'll be quite so happy then!

Hope you've all had a great weekend :o)

30 comments:

  1. Haha fab card for a man Lisa,I love these Bugaboo stamps!!
    XXX Heidy

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  2. Lisa its fantastico! absolutely love it, gorgeous layout. Joey xx

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  3. Fab card, I always struggle with male cards but this is fab!

    Hugs Ann xxx

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  4. Fab card, I always struggle with male cards but this is fab!

    Hugs Ann xxx

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  5. love this, fab golf ball!! x

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  6. Good old Gus, lol, super card hun! Sxx

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  7. What afab, fun image and great papers too! Sorry to hear Dex is poorly hope he gets better soon!
    Helen x

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  8. So love this card hunni loving the lush papers, love your male cards hun.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

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  9. These MME papers are lovely for a mens card! Love the layout of this card. I really like the golf ball you've made. Great add! xx

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  10. Fab card Lisa, love the papers.

    Hope Dex recovers quickly and doesn't start itching. Carol x

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  11. What a fantastic card sweetie & just love that image...

    Poor little Dex..hope the chicken pox goes very quickly!!

    When my boys got chicken pox when they were little they thought you grew chicken wings...hehehehe...don't worry i did tell them the truth...not!! Cruel i know hehehe

    (well at least it kept their mind off itching)

    hugs and xxx
    Gemma

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  12. What a fab card Lisa, these images always make me smile and love your Golf Ball.
    Hugs Mau xx

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  13. Brilliant card, love the golf ball :o)
    Jackie xx

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  14. Hi Lisa

    A great card!!

    Love the golf ball!

    Hope all is still going well with the chicken pox. We used to play dot to dot with the spots, a paintbrush and calamine lotion to see what shapes we could make.

    Love Jules xx

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  15. LOL!! What a fab, fun card! :) I love these bugaboo images, they are so funny.

    Awesome colouring, layout and design hun, this is brilliant!

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  16. Brilliant Lisa!! That golf ball using the SU embossing folder is fab - pure genius!!

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  17. gorgeous lisa....

    i love these bugaboo images they are perfect for mans cards

    jen xx

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  18. Fabulous golfer's card Lisa... love it and I bet he will too!

    Glad Dexter isn't itching too much!

    Hugs
    Christine x

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  19. Super card. Love these images and the background paper is a super match. x

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  20. Great card and cute image. Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime this week.

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  21. Oh, I just love this card! It is just PERFECT for a retiring golfer, lol! Great image, great coloring! Thanks for sharing with Pile it on this week!
    Hugs,
    Heather P
    www.heather-p.blogspot.com/

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  22. Hee hee, that golfer doesn't look too happy. Great retirement card and I love all the layers. I like how the paper pattern mimics the golfer's shirt.

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  23. Superb - am loving the layout and cool image, Luv Sam x

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  24. fantastic card lisa.i love this fun bugaboo image and great papers and design :D

    xx coops xx

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  25. fabulous creation! Thanks for joining in our Masculine challenge this week at Pile it on! Gemma :)

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  26. Brilliant Guys card Lisa, those digi's are so funny :0)
    Jenny x

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  27. Oh I love the Gus images, lol. Perfect retirement card! You've colored it bautifully (love the sky) and love the embossed "golf ball"!

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  28. Fantastic card for a male Lisa, great image and a fabulous design.
    hugs
    Lorraine x

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  29. Thanks for joining in with the challenge over at CYDA. love the card and the image
    Nat x x x

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  30. Such a fab male card. Love all the layers and the design with buttons, star and string. Thanks for playing at Totally Gorjuss and good luck. Hope to see you back saturday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

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