Saturday, March 30, 2013

A Masculine Easter Card and some Gluttony






This card is for two challenges: IC382 on Splitcoast Stampers and Pattie's Creations Blog - Challenge #64 Easter. On SCS, the inspiration site is called Eglantyne Shop - click here to see my inspiration picture. I used a lovely sewing box as my inspiration for the coloring on the basket and for the fun embees at the bottom. At Pattie's Creations, the theme is Easter; there were no rules about having to use a traditional Easter image so I felt free to use this super fun fishing image that I received in a past PC challenge (it is one of my favorites). It has been so long since I was able to do these two challenges, and I had to wake up this morning at 5:00 to have time. I felt like I was visiting old friends. Yay for three day weekends!

This card is the Easter Card I am giving my sweet husband. I am going to tuck a Bass Pro Shop Gift card inside. He deserves it for all the errands he ran yesterday to help us finish up the wedding invitations for sweet Crystal. If all goes well they should be in the mail on Monday, and then we can start focusing on all the other 42,000 things we have to do before May 11th.

Since I had a bit of time this morning, I also did a card for the Haunted Design House challenge (HDH163) - it has been ages since I participated in that one. This week's challenge is the levels of Hell in Dante's The Divine Comedy. I chose level three: Gluttony. I know this is a bit tame for an HDH card, but you have to admit that this image is the epidome of Gluttony (plus it totally makes me smile)! The image is from Squigglefly and is done by Lynne Stansbery - it is called Dad's Food Moment. Since I have been dieting since January 1st, this inspires me.




Now we are off to the Wedding Dress Fitting in Birmingham today! Fun, Fun, Fun.

Hugz!

16 comments:

  1. Fabulous cards and the Gluttony one makes me smile too :-D Thank you for playing along at Haunted Design House :-)
    IKE x

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  2. Such fun cards! The first is really sweet and the second made me LOL. Perfect for gluttony. Thanks for sharing with HDH. So glad you got a chance to play. xxD

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  3. What a perfect card for your hubby and a Bass Pro gift card is sure to be a winner.
    Your gluttony card is too funny, Nancy. Makes me want to always be on a diet. LOL
    Have fun in B'ham. I'll be there visiting a relative tomorrow.

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  4. Love both of these cards, but in particular the Gluttony one. I plan to eat lots of chocolate tomorrow instead of pies.

    Have a great weekend

    Annie x

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  5. Fun, fun masculine cards :) Sure hubby will love the GC too! Have fun with the dress fitting and fingers crossed all the invites get done and out the door. Wishing you a blessed Easter!

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  6. Both cards are fantastic! Love, love the gentleman in the boat! Have a wonderful weekend and a Blessed Easter!

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  7. such great guy cards Nancy! Love your coloring on them, and I really like how you have the wording so large on the second card. Very eye catching!

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  8. Both of these are fabulous Nancy! Love how you doubled the fish and created such a fun and unique Easter card. Love it! The gluttony one is priceless too. Enjoy your trip up to B'ham this weekend and have a very blessed Easter!

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  9. Another 2 great cards!! Love the sentiments on both and such great images to go with them too :) Awesome work!

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  10. LOL so funny! Thanks for sharing with us at Haunted Design House :)

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  11. Great card! Darn that so yum food that is so bad for us!

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  12. Hey there friend! Thanks so much for leaving me some gallery love the other day on SCS! So good to see you in the gallery! Hope all is well with you and that you had a wonderful Easter! Oh, and your cards rock! :)

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  13. Hey there friend! Thanks so much for leaving me some gallery love the other day on SCS! So good to see you in the gallery! Hope all is well with you and that you had a wonderful Easter! Oh, and your cards rock! :)

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  14. Such a unique different take on Easter, super card!
    Thanks for playing in our 'EASTER' Challenge #64!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

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  15. Lmao, the fatty in the boat is so much fun. certainly put a smile on my face. thanks for joining us at Haunted design house.
    Good to see you back with us x

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  16. Nancy - Congrats on your win of 2 images (excluding sets) in Challenge #64 from Pattie's Creations! Make sure you stop in the challenge blog to email Pattie with your image choices within 7 DAYS. Her email info is on the sidebar (or menu tab) under the Winners' Corner.
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!

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