Monday, 23 May 2016

Warning : May Contain Slang (Conquering Paper Mountain #10)


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I saw my sister-in-law at a family party during the weekend. She's been married to my brother for 12 years and to my horror, especially given my hobby, I realised that I had never sent her a birthday card. I blame my brother (of course) - he obviously has never told me when her birthday is. Anyway, I swore to make it up to her (wine was involved) and send her the backlog of 12 cards...and this is the first. 

I used an SVG cutting file from SVG cuts and a Prima 6x6 Almanac paper pad from my paper mountain.  I cut the 'sorry' out on the Silhouette and I stamped the cockerel's lower body with a Hero Arts stamp and Pearl Ex powder. I stitched a border, using my sewing machine. 

Inside , I typed and printed out the words: 'Sorry I cocked up.' I realise I have international visitors to my blog who might not know that term...it's slightly cheeky slang for 'I messed up' or 'made a mistake'. 

I'd like to enter:
Crafty Cardmakers stitching
Crafty Calendar wings 

11 comments:

  1. I love this card ! great fun

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  2. This is fabulously done! So glad you shared at Cupcake Inspirations! Hope to see more of your fab work in future challenges!
    Debbie, DT Sweetie

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  3. Great card.

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

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  4. Well she will forgive you after getting all the twelve cards! :) I love the color palette of this one! Great job!

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  5. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  6. Lovely card! Thank you for joining our „Stitching real or faux“ challenge over at the Crafty Cardmakers ;o) Happy crafting,
    Maike

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  7. Great card and I love the inside! So fun! Thanks for linking up your project with us at Sunny Day Crafting.
    Stacey
    Stacey’s Creative Corner
    Sunny Day Crafting, DT Member

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  8. Lucky SIL to be receiving a dozen 'catch up' birthday cards from you! This one...hahahahahahaha (*crowing* with laughter)! Love it!! So glad to see this in the Cupcake Inspirations gallery!
    Hugs~c

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  9. Here you sure made a card to reduce your DP mountain! Love it, it has such a great rustic feel to it and I love the stitched border!!

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  10. Hi - great card! Love the cockerel. I'm sure your SIL will forgive you when she receives 12 cards - lucky her! Love the papers you have used & the stitched border.
    Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Calendar this month. Hope to see you again - good luck!
    Hugs,
    Bev (DT) x

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  11. Great fun card. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Cardmakers and good luck with the challenge, Angela x DT

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