Tuesday, 25 January 2011

DIY Alf birthday


I've used the lovely Alf in DIY mode for this card - he's available here at Digistamp Boutique.  It's for my mum's fiance, who ALWAYS seems to be fixing or fitting something whenever we go round... of course, he could just be avoiding us lol... I'm actually quite happy with this card for a change, although the photo's not the best.

I've coloured Alf with promarkers and added some 'glow' using koh-i-noor pencils.  The papers are digi ones, possibly from the Sweet Shoppe, printed onto linen card, with navy Papermill cardstock.  I've added my favourite 'primitive star' die, and Stampin Up word window punch, and a button from my stash.

I'm entering my card for the following challenges:
Still not made anything with my Cricut... although I have cut a few things, I was finding it impossible to get anything off of the sticky mat once I'd cut it, so I ordered a Cricut spatula on Ebay and that's come today... so maybe I'll actually cut something properly later :o)

22 comments:

  1. He is fab and I love the 'glow'. A very clean, none fussy card. Lovely x

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  2. Brilliant card Lisa, I love these Alf images, great colours and lovely papers. Thanks for playing along with SS&S this time. Hugs, Claire x

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  3. Fabulous card Lisa what a great image that is too. luv gina xx

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  4. Brilliant card Lisa, such a fun image and loving your dp's and great star too :o)

    Hugs Vicky xx

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  5. Hi Lisa, I found the same problem when I first use the mat it does get easy as you use it more. I do love your male card, hes real fun and such a useful image. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  6. Great male card Lisa, love the image.
    Sue x

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  7. a great guy card and a fun image!
    hugs, annie x

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  8. Fab card Lisa; I love the Alf images. Perfect papers and I love the 'glow' too. xx

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  9. Great card Lisa. Alf looks fab and the papers are great for a blokey card xx Jenny xx

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  10. Great male card Lisa. Love that image it's so much fun!

    Kat xx

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  11. great card, loving the shading x

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  12. Hi Lisa

    Wow you have certainly been one busy lady recently .. .. I have missed so much. that will teach me to be absent from blogland for so long.

    Lots of lovely makes. Particularly love your gorgeous duck card from the other day.

    This creation is great too. Love your image and beautiful papers and layout.

    As regards your sticky Cricut mat. If your card is fairly smooth it isn't usually such a problem in the beginning. It is more the rougher felt type ones that I find stick a bit too much. You can take some of the sticky away by keep pressing the palms of your hand across the sticky area .. .. but that always seems a shame.

    Love Jules xx

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  13. Hi Lisa, love this fab card. The DIY image is great.
    Perfectly coloured as always and love the papers.

    Donna x

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  14. A fab card honey! I love your layout and papers you've used :o)

    Can't wait to see what you've made with your cricut :o)
    Hugs,
    Cazza
    xxx

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  15. This is such an excellent, masculine card! I love the papers you used.

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  16. This is fab! Love the layout and the image is brilliant :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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  17. Love your fabulous Alf card. You will find the cricut mat will lose some of the stickiness, thats why I hate using a new mat.
    luv
    Debby

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  18. fantastic male card lisa..love the fab backing papers and vibrant colours and the image is great :D

    xx coops xx

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  19. Great card, you colouring is perfect and I love the sketch....might have to try this one!
    Linds x

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  20. Tis utterly fab...loving the style and DP....stunning...xx

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  21. Haha you did Alf too lol! Fab card Lisa and such a brill design :) Donna x

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  22. FAB!!! Loving the layout and the big star!! Hugs Juls

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