Tuesday, 28 May 2013

You quack me up

This week's challenge over at Less Is More is 'Humour' so out came the 'humorous' stamps but lots of them needed a fair bit of colouring and time just wasn't on my side so I opted for one of my very favourite Penny Black stamps, plus one of their sentiments:
I've never used these two stamps together before, sigh - why ever not 'cos they do look as if they've just shared a good joke. I usually use 'You'll always be my friend, because you know too much' - which is another great favourite of mine but Chrissie had already used that one for one of her DT cards. Odd though, Len just doesn't 'get' that one - but maybe it's a girl thing to share :)

I used:

- white DL card stock

- Penny Black 'Loving and Hugging' stamp, stamped using Memento 'Gray Flannel' with just a tickle of Pro Markers

- a snippet of lovely cheerful yellow backing card, which my colour swatch tells me is SU's 'Daffodil Delight'

- sentiment is also Penny Black called ''...Quack me up!', stamped with 'Gray Flannel' again

- then the bottom right corners were rounded with Fiskars 'Corner Rounder' scissors

Super fast card, made just before heading off for a hair chop yesterday. I know, my hairdresser has a little independent salon and stunned me when she said she'd be open on Bank Holiday Monday - which suited me down to the ground.

Of course, if the 'chop' didn't go to plan I could be sitting here today with a brown paper sack over my head. And I sure won't be saying 'You quack me up'! I might be quacking in indignation though :)

Di
x

21 comments:

  1. Glad no paper bag on head was featured in your post! Mine occasionally works on the Long Weekend Mondays as well! Small world!

    I think your card is so cute and would love it with either sentiment. Anyone of the femal persusion would get the other sentiment...that's for sure! teehee

    I just accidentally deleted your comment on my Rudolph card. Sorry about that! But maybe I should delete the whole thing cuz I just realized that I broke the rules!!! I linked to 8 hallenges...whoops!!!
    Got a little carried away. i posted 2 cards back to back and the other was carefully only linked to 4...Ah well...

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  2. A perfect pairing! I'll bet you use this sentiment and ducks together again and again!

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  3. Your ducks quack me up....tell Len he's not alone. I ran the sentiment past my husband and I got a "lights on nobody is home" look....hmmmm it must be a girl thing. Glad your hair day turned out well. Have a super holiday....

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  4. Nothing beats a happy hair day. Your little ducks are positively delightful. You're setting me a bad example...you know I love these ducks! Perfect sentiment to go with the image, and I think either sentiment would be great with these little guys. TFS

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  5. Love this card, great stamping and they do work so well together. xx Flora

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  6. So sweet and funny card,
    love your quak quak
    hugs Tamara

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  7. Love the card Di.....and are you sat there with a bag over your head?
    Hugs,
    A x

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  8. Love the card Do. Glad you haven't got a bag over your head!

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  9. Hi Di . . . great CAS card with the super sentiment!

    Hope the paper bag isn't necessary today.

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  10. Totally quackers! Hope you show us a pic of the hairdo too. x Jo

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  11. super cute di

    thanks for joining us this week
    Jen xx
    "Less Is More"

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  12. Brilliant card Di, love the cute image.
    Kath x

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  13. Love it! Quackers!
    I should imagine you may need a plastic bag rather than paper, but I am sure it is fine! Don't use plastic bag though unless you cut holes in it....which would render it useless ey!
    Shut Up Sam!
    Hugs
    xx

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  14. This is fabulous Di how cool do they look together its just perfect for the challenge and a great sentiment too! x

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  15. My gosh this is just adorable.

    Regards diane

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  16. Love this Di, the sentiment and image are so perfect together Cathy x

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  17. Hello Di, Your card is fab, the ducks are funny even without the great sentiment! Tonsorial attention go well? Or is it a brown paper bag evening :D Hugs Gay x

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  18. This is so cute and the sentiment is superb!

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  19. You quack me up wos not the exact words wot I used after me swim in the said duck pond!!! Hugs Mrs a.

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  20. Aaw, these characters are so cute - and I love the sentiment. Lynn x

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  21. I love this stamp... super card Di.
    I'm sorry I'm so late visiting but I've been in a rather chilly Italy for the last week on a choir tour!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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