Monday, 1 April 2013

The ugliest card I ever made

There's a fun blog hop going on today - for the ugliest card you (ie me, not you) ever made.
Oh boy - did I have a shed load to choose from! This is the one I picked:
I posted it on here in September 2010, and today am wondering what drugs I must have been on at the time!

OK, so I was doing a happy dance due to mastering making a 'diamond fold top' card - but then all reason went out of the window and I happily slapped some really gross, cheap and nasty 3-D stickers all over the thing along with peel offs. The worst bit is, I didn't account for the fact that one monkey was almost hidden by the diamond fold - absolutely no forward planning whatsoever :(

And, bless her, Bernie even called by and left a sweet comment :)

Di
x

21 comments:

  1. At least it still makes us smile!

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  2. I didn't think this was too bad until I browsed your blog and see what you are comparing it to. Gorgeous blog and creations!

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  3. Hello Di, console your self with the thought that we all had to start somewhere and, in any case, my ugliest cards are all a lot worse than yours! And ten out of ten for having the courage to publish this one again ... love the monkeys :) Hugs, Elizabeth xx

    PS: you really didn't think I was going to fall for the April's fool post did you :))

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  4. The best April Fool I have heard of today. Brilliant. xx Maggie

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  5. OMG - I'm even feeling sorry for the poor monkeys! PEEL OFFS???????? Just a GORGEOUSLY made card Di, ---- did you send it to anyone?????

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  6. If you think so, but I don't think so-for some child is great.
    Hugs Tamara

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  7. Oh Di,you sure have made me smile,I'd love to be able to say"what a gorgeous card" but instead I'm saying "bwahahahaha!!!!" Totally brilliant challenge too, Happy Easter! You sure improved mine;) feel free to choose one from mine,i actually deleted some recent makes from my camera yesterday which would have been perfect for this;)! Thanks again! Xxxxx

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  8. Oh DI, this is hysterically funny! All those monkeys and musical embellishments spell MONKEY BUSINESS in a big way!! Thanks for sharing it :)

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  9. Oh wow Di this is amazing!! and funny....lol xx

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  10. Oh gosh Di, how wonderful????

    Kath x

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  11. It certainly made me smile!! :)

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  12. Hi Di,

    Tee hee. You've come a long way, baby!!!!

    Hugs,
    Kay

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  13. OMG - THis is the most fun blog hop ever! You did master that diamond fold top - please feel free to come laugh at my creation.

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  14. It is definitely a one of a kind card...Hey, someone commented about the peel offs...I still use peel offs...??????? LOL

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  15. Well, Di, this is certainly hysterically goofy! Excellent fold, though!! And Joe? What about Joe? A guy, right? Then he would have loved this card and not even noticed any such design feature abnormalities. He prolly still treasures it!! Thanks for the belly laugh ~ again!!

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  16. OMG...you might win! hahahahahahha

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  17. Wow! You did a great job on the folding technique, however, I may have to agree with the stickers though. Checked out some of your other blog posts and, yep, it's not up to your standards.

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  18. Hahahaha !! You made a fantastic folded card though Di :-) I think a little overkill with the stickers !!! LoL
    IKE xxxx

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  19. That's a LOT of monkey for one card, but I have to say that the shape/folded design is pretty awesome!

    Thanks for joining the hop, Diane!!

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  20. What an awesome topic to have a challenge on. I too, would have some doozies to chose from, although I confess to tossing out the losers now when I run across them. Great job at the fold! Not so great job on the embellishing. Whoa, baby!

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