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I am mother to four and my wonderful dil Lisa recently blessed us with our first grandchild. I share my life with my indulgent husband, and my love of hobbies

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

A spoonfull of sugar dt

Hi there blog hoppers, this week on A spoonfull of sugar we are looking for something for the boys.  Yeah i can see you all scratching your heads, well it is after all a challenge blo, but hopefully if i dont inspire you enough you can head over to the challenge blog and see what the other fab dt has come up with
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I am certainly challenge by boy cards, since i love to add lots of THINGS to my cards, i didnt have a clue what i could add to my boy card.  once i had decided to use this cutey from a local South African stamp company, the rest kind of just happened.  Since most of the boys go fishing in the summer i decided to use pinwheels on my card, added a fish charm to a little length of chain, used some stitching aroun my card, the faux kind i think i mentioned in an earlier post that i am terrified of using my new sewing machine for cards in case i gotta run soemthing up for my girls.  I put some cotton through the centres of my buttons and stuck them to the middle of the pinwheels and there you have it, VOILA!  Oh my almost forgot, not that you actually see much of the dp, but its an old one from daisy d's.

9 comments:

  1. Hey, this is great! Love your chain and fish charm, and the pinwheels were a brilliant idea!
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  2. This is so cute, the pinwheels are darling, and I just love the chain with the fish charm super cute card, Hugs!

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  3. Très jolie carte, bravo. Tellement frais et amusant.

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  4. Très joli et tellement frais! I m'amuse beaucoup! Très jolie carte, bravo.

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  5. Very sweet! For me it is a challenge to do boy things! xxx

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  6. Gorgeous card Paola such a cute little fishing image,and i love the added little charm.Hugs Debbie x

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  7. fab love the image,and colours and especially the fab pinwheels!! hugs Juls

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  8. Oh this is absolutely adorable!! Such a sweet image! I LOVE the pinwheels and charm!! So fun! ...thank you for stopping by my blog! :o)

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