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Sunday, 27 May 2012

Casual Fridays Masculine

Good Afternoon Everyone.
In all the excitment of seeing Ruby yesterday I forgot to welcome my new followers. Very remiss of me I know and I apologise. So I would like to extend a very warm welcome to Samantha, Tracy and Misseke. Thank you for choosing my blog to follow.

Over on CAS- ual Fridays the challenge is to make a clean and simple male card. Now you all know how I struggle with man cards and the men themselves don`t exactly help do they? I swear if it was left to my OH there would be no such things as greeting cards at all. But I have to make a start on some for the fundraising box so this is my first one of (hopefully) many.

I know I seem to be using this design a lot lately but it works for me.
Background is Pink Petticoat Chevron in Duck Egg.
I printed the letters on the PC using Ariel Hollow font and then filled them in with blue glitter using a fine tip nozzle. Wasn`t sure about glitter on man cards but hey..even men need a bit of sparkle in their lives don`t they?
The sentiment is from 2 different stamp sets and I can`t remember which sorry, stamped inVersafine Onyx. The banner is simply a strip cut with the trimmer and I`ve made the `v`s` with the corner of a square nestie.
Nice simple little card. I haven`t joined in with the casual girls in ages so I`m pleased I had the time to do this one.

We had a lovely afternoon with Ruby and her mum & dad yesterday. Ruby arrived dressed in her new Tinkerbell dress and the easter bonnet I made for her. Believe me it`s a look only a three year old can carry off, hee hee she looked a picture. After the obligatory counting of the fish in the pond and watering the plants ( something that has become a ritual) she found the biscuits and settled down to stuff her face. All was going so well until she decided to climb onto a dining chair and promptly slid off between the back rest and the seat banging her head on the radiator control knob. She has a huge egg on the back of her head and there were tears all round, including me but she`s fine again now. Poor little mite, as if she`s not going through enough right now.

Right I`m off again to enjoy the sunshine while I can.
Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx

11 comments:

  1. Lovely card, love the colours...

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  2. Love the simplicity of this card Lynne and the clean colours..
    Oh poor Ruby but thats children for you..Lol..Lol
    hope her lump has gone down today.

    Anne

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  3. What a gorgeous card...love the chevron stripes in the background. Thanks so much for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  4. I think it's a great design Lynne - and glitter for men is fine as long as its not pink ;-)
    Poor Ruby - but kids will be kids - even illness doesn't stop them climbing!
    Tara
    x

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  5. Fantastic card Lynne - love the CAS, stylish design. Ooh, poor Ruby - I hate it when the little ones hurt themselves. Hope she's okay.
    xxx

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  6. Well I think a bit of sparkle won't harm...love the pretty shade of blue you used :0)
    Thanks for playing along at CASual Fridays Lynn.

    Jenny x

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  7. I love the chevron background Lynne and the sentiment banner. Poor Ruby could probably have done without that bump! Vicky x

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  8. Fabulous card Lynne, love the chevrons, perfect for a man.
    luv
    Debby

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  9. Fantastic manly card - I really love it x x

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  10. That chevron paper is gorgeous! And yes, I believe men can have glitter. So glad you could play along this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  11. Another beautiful 'clean' looking card Lynne,you are so good at these. Aww poor Ruby hope her head is better now :) Viv xx

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