Tuesday, 16 February 2010

18th Birthday

A5 size easel

I didn't expect I'd win the Floral Fantasies fab Big Shot prize....and didn't...well done to Emma, who did :-)
I didn't expect my freezer to conk out on Saturday night either...and it did :-(
Ooooo, just think of all the goodies I could have bought with the money I've had to dish out for a new one.

The good news is.....
Yippee...I have found a new crafty buddy, Teresa. I am hoping we can arrange some crafty afternoons together.
She is a friend of my daughter Jo's in-laws. I've met her a few times when she
pops in with her two little doggies and it happened that I'd taken the Kingfisher card for Jo to see and Teresa was quite impressed with the easel style, and found that she is a cardmaker too.

Now, how about this for a compliment.....even though she makes cards herself, she asked me to make her a card for her grandson's 18th.

He is a fan of Northampton Saints RFC so I've made this with the Saints badge as the BP.

The teams colours are green, gold and black so no worries about colour choice, but it was quite a fiddle to get the badge to fit the BP size.
The rugby ball is shaped and fixed with silicone to give it shape.

I followed the sketch at Cards for Men and missed the deadline....but the current challenge is 'Green'.... how fortunate is that
The theme at Charisma Cardz is Male so a fit here again too.

Thank you for stopping by and for all the lovely recent comments....I really appreciate them all. I hope to see you again soon :-)



Donnas Den said...

Great card, Irene. I'm glad you managed to still enter your card with us.

Good luck with the challenge at Cards for Men.

Donna xx

Chrissie said...

A perfect card for this commission Irene (I'm not surprised about this order, even if she is a crafter, I've always told you your cards are outstanding)
How lovely that you've found a crafting buddy, I do wish some of my crafting friends lived nearer, it would be so lovely to meet up.

Nannieflash said...

Oh Wow some young man is going to flip with this card, its stunning. Thank you for joining us at Cards for Men and good luck with the Challenge. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Ann Whitfield said...

I've got all behind again Irene but what a stunning selection of cards since I last left a comment. This one is fabulous and he will love it! How lovely that you've found a new craft buddy too.
Ann x

Beryl K said...

This is stunning Irene and a great compliment to your work. Not surprised really, cos your cards are always fabulous. So glad you've managed to find a crafting buddy. That's something I would love.
Beryl x

Doreenobrn said...

This is stunning Irene,glad you have found a buddy to craft with.xxx

Viv said...

Superb card Irene! I'm glad you managed to join in this week.
Good luck!
Viv xx

Patricia St Martin said...

Super card..... Very stunning!!!! Thanks for playing with us at Cards for Men.

Bubbles said...

Wow Irene what a fabulous card, just great!! Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz.
Joanne x