Wednesday, 24 May 2017

A Fair Cop


Here's a birthday card for a (female) police officer and it is probably very hard to explain to anyone who's not British.  But I'll try......

'Cop' is slang for police officer. But the phrase 'it's a fair cop' is (allegedly) what criminals say when they are caught in the act, and means 'Okay, I did it.'

So I thought it'd be fun to use this Polkadoodles police officer digi (coloured with Promarkers) and place it on a printed fairground background from a My Craft Studio CD. I added the words (playing around with the punctuation ) in Silhouette Studio.

I'd like to enter:
Mod Squad  birthday
Simply Create  use a digi
Sweet Stampin  things that go round - carousel and big wheel in the distance
Naughty or Nice  share a smile
Polkadoodles  anything goes

grab button for Sweet Stampin

13 comments:

  1. So cute! And thanks for explaining what that means! I'm sure she will love it! Thanks so much for playing along with us at  The Mod Squad Challenge Angie, Challenge Host.

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  2. So clever, unique and perfect for the female police officer and so cute x

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  3. Great card, certainly made me smile! Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice, Jo x

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  4. Cute! Thanks for sharing at Simply Create Too. ~DT Janis

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  5. Cop I knew but not the meaning of the whole phrase, that is, until you explained it:) fun, colorful and cheerful!

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  6. Great play on words, and I love the rainbow backdrop to the cop. Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice Challenges!

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  7. What a great card and like that background, good explanation of "cop".

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  8. Your card is adorable! Thank you for participating in the Sweet Stampin' Challenge!

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  9. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Naughty or Nice, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  10. I'm sure the recipient will love this! So well thought and with fun details!

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  11. That is so clever! I'm Kiwi, but lived in London 13 years, so I totally got your fun pun!! Very clever and sure to be loved by the recipient!! Thanks for playing along with the Sweet Stampin' 'Things that go round' challenge. I LOVE what you did for this challenge. Hugs, Wends xoxo Sweet Stampin' DT

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  12. LOL great card Marina, bet your friend loved this! Thanks for playing along at Naughty or Nice :)

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  13. How adorable thank you so much for playing along with us this time hope to see you again soon
    Polkadoodles
    Jacki (PD DT) ♥

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