Sunday, 26 January 2014

Birthday Gus

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I`m a little late this morning as i made my card late last night so i had to take a pic this morning and we had a little lie in.lol.
My laddos suitcase is all packed ready for tomorrow.I had to mark everything with his name and we had a right job to shut the case with all the stuff in they have to take.
So enough of my waffle and on to my card which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Lets have a laugh
2.I Love Promarkers Challenge - Challenge 203 - For the boys
3.The Paper Shelter Challenge - Challenge 143 - Digi image and sentiment
4.Totally Papercrafts - Challenge 203 - One for the boys
5.Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge - R160 - Tic,tac,toe (blue, buttons, white)

Products used are:
White card
My Minds Eye papers - Remarkable
Distress tool
Buttons
Twine
Bugaboo image and sentiment
Glossy accents
Pro/Flexmarkers

Pro/flexmarkers used are:
Blush, sunkissed pink, coral, cinnamon, warm grey 4
Ice grey 3,5,antique white
Cool aqua, duck egg, surf blue
Turquoise, marine, petrol blue, cool grey 5

and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by, it means a lot :D
Hugs Nic.
xxx

55 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

Lol, this is so fun and I just love the gorgeous distressing, buttons and your beautiful colouring.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

cebelica said...

Seeing how you used he buttons on your card made me want to use buttons more often too. You did a fab job with this card. It looks fantastic! Hugs! xx

Michelle said...

ha ha ha. I love this. I have a Gus old fart image that I won. I really must use it. your chosen papers are superb. fantastic card nic. Michelle xx

jean said...

what a lovely card. love there images so funny x the colour combo is great too x

Clevercrafter said...

Those Bugaboo images are hilarious and I love the colours you have used. Great layers and texture too.
Lorraine

Linda Compton said...

Gotta Love Gus. He's a looker in that blue. Hope your little man has a great school trip and Momma survives while he is gone. LOL

aussie aNNie said...

Awesome card..love these funny characters I only bought two today actually, not this one...xx

Donna said...

Brilliant card Nic, such a cool image and the glossy accents on the balloon is brilliant! :) Donna ♥ x

Sandra H said...

Fabulous fun image Coops just so adorable is your card ....great sentiment truly fits the bill....lol take care xx

Marilyn said...

hahahah... this is such a hoot and it just cracks me up. I have to do a 40th birthday card for someone and this image would be perfect!

Wishcraft said...

Such a fun card Nic! Love this image and the papers are gorgeous, great layout too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Squirrel x said...

LOL, that's fab hun - perfect for the "older" gentleman. Great colours too. Love it. Hope little chap has a good time! Hugs xx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Great card Nic.
Sue x

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Nic

Great card, great image and lovely colours.
Love it
Margaret

Lesley said...

Lol, love this card, hope ur well huni, take care Lesley xx

Claire said...

LOL Brilliant card Nic - great image and layout. Hugs, Claire x

Mary J said...

Fantastic, Nic! Perfect card for a guy!

Anita said...

Fabulous card Coops - made me laugh! The sentiment is just perfect, isn't it?

Joey said...

Absolutely FABEROONEY, Love this hun, gorgeous colour tones. Joey xx

Louise said...

Fabulous Coops,made me smile
Louise xxx

Christina said...

That is a marvelous card Coops! Great work dear!
Hugs Kristel

Jackie said...

Brilliant card, fab colouring :o)
Jackie xx

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Great colouring Nic, it's a super card with a very fun sentiment.

Warm hugs
Maarit

Marlene Atkinson said...

This is such a fun card, its gorgeous, love the layout. Marlene

heidy said...

What a fu card Nic!!
XXX Heidy

Sarah said...

Hiya, what a wonderful image and a great card! Love your colour choices and those buttons are fab!!!

Sarah

PS - I've been having trouble with commenting for quite a while now as well. I can't scroll down with pop up boxes. I have to arrow down to get to the comment box.

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Lorraine said...

Brilliant card Nic. Love the image and papers and that sentiment made me laugh!
Lorraine x

Sue said...

Fabulous card Nic, I love the fun image and wonderful colours.
I hope your son enjoys his school trip.
hugs Sue xx

Larissa said...

Great card. Love the image and the funny sentiment.

Hugs,
Larissa

Sarah said...

Gorgeous fun card Coops, I adore Gus images and you've coloured him perfectly, fab design too xxx

Alisonscraftybitzandbobs.blogspot.com said...

Nic Gorgeous fun card, love the layout and the buttons. Love Alisonx xx

Sarah said...

Gorgeous fun card Coops, I adore Gus images and you've coloured him perfectly, fab design too xxx

Sarah said...

Gorgeous fun card Coops, I adore Gus images and you've coloured him perfectly, fab design too xxx

Sarah said...

I got a 502 error when I commented so don't think you've received it? I love Gus images and you've coloured him perfectly, gorgeous colours and design x

Sue B said...

Ooh this is fab Coops… I love the image, sentiiment and gorgeous colour combo… and the papers and buttons are very scrummy!
Hope you've had a good weekend and hope your son enjoys his school trip! :-)
Big hugs
Sue xx

Donna Mosley said...

Great card Nic, love the image and fab design.

Donna x

Julie said...

Such a great card, Nic - super image . perfectly coloured and I love the layering! Juliexx

Lynsey said...

Hi Nic this is such a fun card!
Hugs Lynsey x

crafty-stamper said...

brilliant image and sentiment love the papers and layout
Carol x

Lena said...

Can not help but smile at this lady .. haha
Great color combo :-)
Thank you for participating in The Paper Shelter Challenge this week!
Good Luck!

Hug Lena

CaroleAnn said...

This is a hoot!! I love it - the colors you picked are great goo and love those buttons!!
Hugs

nwilliams6 said...

Wonderful colors, details, and colors Nic. This is wonderfully fun in every way and I love, love that sentiment and image together! Hugz!

downrightcrafty said...

oh that made me laugh loudly as I thought of my husband as he starts to catch me up, love the colours and the buttons too
Hugs Kate xx

Lizy Bartaby said...

Haha this is fab Coops! I know a few grumpy old men that this would be great for! Love your colour combo too! :)
Lizy xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Nic what a fab guy card, great colours and Gus is a hoot! Hope your son gets off safely today. Susan x

Whisper said...

Oooo your image and sentiment gave me a good giggle and i love your layout too, luv Sam x

May said...

Fabulous image..Love the colouring & quote...Great papers too... Love it... Hugs May x x x

Gail said...

Fabulous image and sentiment! I love the colors of this card and those buttons are perfect! Thanks so much for joining us at The Paper Shelter challenge this week and hope to see you again soon! Hugs, Gail

Christine L said...

FABBIE fun card Nic... perfect for some men I know! LOL

Hugs
Christine x

Juls said...

Such a fun card!! Hugs Juls

sue w. said...

Hi Nic,I just love these images they are so funny and the layout and colouring is fab. Love it. Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts.
Hugs Sue W.

Artesania said...

Fab card and funny image! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers challenge this week.i hope you return next week.
Hugs GudrunDT

Marie said...

Very charming and very clever. Thanks for playing with us over at the Paper Shelter this week.
Love n hugs
Marie, Team-leader-TPS

Emily Leiphart said...

LOL, this is hilarious, Nic! I love your colouring. Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Let's Have a Laugh!

michele said...

Fabulous card Nic! Thanks for playing Tic Tac Toe at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x