Monday, May 10, 2010

It's your birthday!

Ok, maybe not YOUR birthday, but it's somebody's birthday....namely my nephew. He turns 14 on May 21 and he LOVES to fish! So I made him this card.
I followed the MOJO Monday sketch (for last week) however was too late, as today they have a new sketch. I hate when that happens!
The image is from Prairie Fairy Designs and is called Fisher Beary.

I made the sentiment on my computer & me & hubby have a 'bet ' on about whether or not "mackerel" is an actual fish. I looked it up on the internet dictionary & it identifies that word as a fish, yet hubby feels the need to argue! MEN! 
Anyone care to place a wager or two?!?!! lol 

I added some feather type material to his hat. You know how 'true fishermen' have these hooks in their hats....well, I did my best by adding the "feathers" which are actually portions of a ribbon I have.

Finally I added crystal effects to my fish in the bucket, because according to Google images, Mackerel fish are shimmery silver in appearance.

Challenges for my card :
Stamp Something- birthday somethings
Dare U 2 Digistamp- anything goes
Pixie Dust Studio Challenge-use Kraft on your project
Cute Card Thursday- boyz to men
Fab'n'Funky- show us your fancy edge
Spoon Full of Sugar- furry friends
Cards for Men- outdoors
Stamping Vacation- Pick 3 Challenge (green paper, blue embellies,larger than normal card)


Kelly said...

Great job Corry!! I looked at this sketch and couldn't bring anything to mind, but you did a wonderful job. You are so good at making guy cards.

Lori said...

Love the ribbon fibre it totally looks like fly fishing hooks! Thank goodness for google, proves me right every time too...lmao!!!! I love how you knotted the ribbon where the pattern colour changes, fabulousooo!!!!!

Lana said...

Great card for a fisherman and thanks for playing along with the pixies ;0)

Dora said...

Awww what an adorable stamp and your card is gorgeous, love the colours and great idea for the feather on his hat. Thank you for your comment on my blog. Hugs Dora xxx

Nannieflash said...

Wow fabulous card and a fantastic image. Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men, and good luck with the Challenge. Hugs Shirleyx

Dora said...

Ow... and a big happy birthday to you tomorrow. Hugs xxx

Donnas Den said...

Great card, Corry, and great to have you joining us again on Cards for Men. Good luck with the challenge.

Donna x

Janet said...

Cute feathers---very innovative!

andrea said...

fun card,great detail and fab image thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky this week

Lori said...

Happy Birthday Corry! Hope you get spoiled rotten!

Lisa said...

Such a cute card! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something!

Erin... said...

hehehe so fun and cute! love the twill pieces! Thank you for playing along with us at Stamp Something this week, hope to see you again soon!

Viv said...

Awww silly hubby not knowing about mackeral! Love this image and the clever 'fly' you put on his hat! Perfect scene for the challenge too. It's great to have you play along with us again at Cards For Men Corry. Good luck. Viv xxx

Patricia St Martin said...

love prairie fairy images and these are so much fun. the feathers are great. thanks for playing with us at Cards for Men.

issy said...

Great job Cory, a real fun image..

Thanks for playing along with cards for
men, and good luck in the challenge


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