Thursday, 30 May 2013

Double eugh...

... the weather is even worse today and I'm in a right grump - lol - my eldest needs new school shoes and after doing the regular haunts (in the rain!)  of Clarks, Clinkards, etc not one shop has his size he's only a size 5 for goodness sake!!!  How can they not have ANY shoes in (mind you I was quite relieved in a way thinking I was going to be paying £40 for about 8 weeks wear - lol)  - I feel a bit of an email moan coming on :-), and will have to try cheaper shoe shops to see if they have any.  Gah - and dont get me started on idiot drivers, but I'm okay now I'm home and had a strong coffee.

Right, now I've got that off my chest I'll share this lovely chappie with you - and check me out I've only had a go at doing an insert, I was inspired by Ellas design blog and she has ok'd that I can have a go.



This was a Pollycraft freebie from ages ago, I dont think he is available any longer.  I have coloured him with promarkers and added glossy accents to his beer.  Then matted him onto embossed card, then purple card and had a go at making my own fishtale banners.  I think the dp is Amy Tangerine (again!)  

This was supposed to be for a sketch challenge until I realised I had missed a bit from the sketch and it wouldnt fit onto my card - doh!! so I've had to forget that challenge, honestly such a dozy drawers sometimes!

So forgetting that challenge I would like to enter it into:

Allsorts challenge - Happy Birthday
Creative Craft Challenges 2 - For the Fellas
Melonheadz friends - Male inspired.
Cupcake - boys
Simon says stamp - anything goes

If yours still with me after my little rant - thank you!! 

Ali
xx

17 comments:

  1. Fab card Ali, love the little berr monster and fab combination of colours. Thanks for joining in with us at Cupcake this week :) Donna ♥ x

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  2. oops, sorry I meant 'beer' monster x

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  3. This looks great Ali and thanks for joining in with our birthday challenge at Allsorts this week
    x catherine

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  4. This is really fun!! Hugs Juls xxx

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  5. Like Beer monster! oh! Maybe have another coffee!? And cake!?
    XOX

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  6. Fabulous hun...:o)

    biggest of hugs Vicky xx

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  7. A fabulous card Ali.
    I love this image, great fun and perfect for many guys.

    Big hugs
    Elaine xx

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  8. That is such a cute little monster!! Love the colors! Thanks for joining my challenge over at Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine

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  9. Gorgeous card Ali, love the design and cute monster x

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  10. This is such a fun card! Good luck finding the right size shoes......children grow so fast it's hard to keep up with them!!
    Helen x

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  11. Love it - he's still one of my fave mens images xx

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  12. You've created a fun masculine card!

    Thank you for participating in the MelonHeadz Friends Challenge!

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  13. This is just too cute! Love that monster! Thank you so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog!

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  14. oh dear - shopping - not a thing I am overly fond of strangely enough! Unless armed with a glass of pinot and a laptop and doing the internet/knock at your door armed with stuff from postie kind...:-) If you arent put off shopping for ever by now, then the little shop in Morpeth with the Mikey cake was all edible - they had some great creations in there. There's also a department store called Rutherfords which was just lovely, really unusual and actually made me want to return - no mean feat!
    BH x

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  15. Fab monster! Love him. Laura x (strawberrymouse)

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  16. Fab card, Ali! Love that cute monster (there's a contradiction of terms if ever there was one!) and your fab CAS layout! Great insert too! ;)
    Know what you mean about kids and shoes and don't even get me started on idiot drivers! Hope your mojo knocks it up a gear soon - mind you, mine went to a far off land whilst we had that lovely weather, I kept walking into my craft room and walking back out again! Partly due to the fact that it looks like a bomb has dropped in there, lol and partly because I would rather be out enjoying the rare British sunshine! Hugs, Lisa x

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