Saturday, May 12, 2012

A little Catfish Humor


I found a new challenge that I love: the Dude Time Doodles Challenge. This week they have a image that they want you to use to create a great guy card and it is Moe from the Three Stooges. The image is free if you enter the challenge, and if you win you get a guest spot in the challenges. Isn't this the most hysterical image?

All the desigers use the funniest sentiments so I wanted to use something really great. I searched for Moe quotes from old movies and found this one. It is special to me because we have a large catfish pond in our back yard. I try to show my DH all my cards, but he isn't too interested in most of them; when I showed him this card, he perked up. He loves it. The Dude Time images are so great for making masculine cards. Thanks to Tammy and Kevin for pointing me to the challenge and the Dude Time company with their awesome creations.

I used an image from The Graphics Fairy for my bg (I distressed it up a bit). I cut out some die cuts using various Spellbinders oval dies, and shaded them with some Tim Holtz Linen Distress Ink and some SU! Chocolate Chip ink. I added some Bling and rope from Can You Digi It? and used a cast away fishing thingee as an extra little touch. I know my coloring is a bit off on this awesome image, but I had to hurry as I have to get to the hospital to see my Dad.

Keep my Dad and MIL in your prayers - neither are doing well.

Hugz to all!

17 comments:

  1. I'm so glad you found us at Dude Time Doodles. Your card with Mo is awesome and I love the little fishy bling you added too. Great monochromatic feel to this. Thanks for joining us this week for the Freebie/Guest Designer challenge at Dude Time Doodles. Hope to see you back often!

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  2. Larry, Curly, and Moe....my hubby loves them...they get on my last nerve. Ha But, what a cute, fun card with the perfect sentiment.
    I'm thinking of you this Mother's Day and knowing it won't be the best with your MIL and Dad not doing well. I'll say a prayer for them AND you.

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  3. This is brilliant, I love what you have done with the image and the great sentiment, Thanks for joining in with us at Dudetime Doodles this week and Good luck.
    Kevin xx

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  4. brilliant card - great papers and the quote is fantastic - thanks for joining us at DTD this week - and goodluck! Rachel xx

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  5. Oh Nancy, I am so happy to see you join the challenge at Dude Time Doodles, thank you! Your card is terrific and the sentiment is just fun!

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  6. How perfect is this for hubby :) Cute card :)

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  7. This is fantastiuc!! Love what you have done with the freebie image!! Thanks for playing along at Dude Time Doodles this week - Good Luck!!

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  8. That sentiment is so cute. How fun and fabulous this card is. I never so Moe looks so sweet before. I remember watching the stooges as a kid. Wishing you a very Happy Mother's Day my friend. Hope you enjoy your special day!.

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  9. I love the 3 stooges! This card is so cute.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  10. The crafting world is such a small one . . . I'm pretty sure I 'know' you from SCS and the teapotters! Awesome job with Mo and I love your background! Glad you found us and look forward to seeing more of your creations Nancy! Charlene (crystaldolphins at SCS) and DTD DT!

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  11. What an image for a card, my grandfather would love it, it actually reminds me of him. I love the earthy colours too. Your cards are very clever.

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  12. Wow, this is awesome! Love that you used an actual Moe quote, and love those embellishments. Thanks for playing with us at DTD! Best, CG

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  13. Fabulously funny sentiment, Nancy! Saw it at Dude Time Doodles and had to come for a closer look. :-D This will have me smiling all day long.

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  14. Love it Love it Love it!
    Thanks for playing at Dude Time Doodles this week!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xxx

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  15. Wonderful - do like your papers and the sentiment is perfect!! Thanks for entering the Dude Time Doodles Challenge - hope you can join us again next time! Dude Time Doodles

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  16. This is a fun card and the sentiment is great! My BFF loves the stooges too, especially Curly :)
    I scrolled back to see what's going on with your Dad and MIL, and I'm so sorry neither of them is doing well. That must be so hard to know they're both not feeling well. I'll keep them (and you) in my prayers and I wish you a good week ahead.

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