Sunday 21 March 2010

Woohoo! Its officially Spring!

Hi there Bloggettes! Woohooo! The sun is shining! Its officially here - Spring that is. Long may the sun shine I say. Mind you it did persist it down with rain yesterday. Still it was no matter as I had a fab day at the Northern Papercrafts Show at Harrogate. I met up with a couple of crafting buddies, the fabulous Bev and the lovely Marcea. Its always nice to meet up with fellow addicts ;)) Thanks for the thumbs on on finding the ONLY Basic Grey paper at the show Marcea! I couldn't believe there wasn't more of it to be honest. I had to content myself with a 'couple' of other bits and pieces.... like you do!

Well as I said today is the first day of Spring. Its also The Big L's birthday! Yup ma baby is 24 today. Which is quite bizarre really as EVERYONE knows I'm only 23 myself.... He's less than impressed though as he's had to work and its an extra long shift lol

So this is his card I made. I always find it a real poser to make a card for my menfolk - its not just me is it? So Dan isn't into sport, I don't think games on the Wii count as sport do they? So the 'usual' subjects for men's cards don't actually apply to him. As usual in times this this I headed over to Mo Mannings Literally an image for every occasion over at Mo's. So I got this one. Hugely appropriate for Big L! I sometimes think his games controller is growing out of his hand!

So he was coloured with Copics (of course), the paper is from a K and Co Addison pad, a spot of punching a la Martha Stewart, some Quickutz stars and Cuttlebug arrows. I did the sentiment on the computer. Oh a bit of fake stitchery with my trusty white pen.

I'm actually quite pleased with it. Oh the usual piles on my desk - lol

Now last week over at Bubbyfunk we had a conversation about what we were having for tea. We were having Rolladen - which are one of my favourite things. So especially for Janice I took a quick photo (my usual standard naturally) of mine before I ate it all! Yup every last teeny tiny piece I scoffed!


Janice said...

Happy Birthday to the Big L! Great card, funny I looked on Mo Mannings site but didn't see that image.

The Rolladen does indeed look tasty, a nice bit of mash and gravy and it would go down a treat!

Hazel said...

Happy birthday to your baby! I love the card - just right. I'd never heard of rolladen, but it looks yummy. x

Angelnorth said...

Happy Birthday to Big L! Fab card, that image looks very handy for teen and teen-at-heart males (that's most of them in one way or another, I reckon!)

tracy said...

nice card net :). dinner looks interesting!!!

Leyla said...

cool card!!! ;)

Traceyr said...

Happy Birthday to you Dan - what is it like having a Mum who is a year younger than you? ;) hahaha

Great card Net and wonderful colouring in as always.

maddy hill said...

and so you should be , thats a gorgeous card you have made net xxx

didnt do harrogate this time , might do on the next one !


Kaz said...

I love that birthday card Net. Happy Birthday Big L!!
I may have to pay a visit to Mo's xxx

craftymum said...

Hi Net
what a great card. My son is called Dan too and he's not into sport either. So, this image would be great for nhim too
Glad you enjoyed the show. I was at Olympia saturday and we were sooooo busy. Will you be going to the NEc next week I am there 3 days on the Hotshotcrafts stand.
LOve sarah XXX

Unknown said...

Great card ... the colouring is fabulous ... Happy Birthday to the big L too :0)

Karen said...

Fabby card for BigL! I have to make a card for an 18yr old lad & this image could be just the thing!!!

Not so sure about the food though lol XXX

Vanja said...

Happy birthday to Big L! Fabulous card! I love the image.
Hugs, Vanja

Mina said...

wow wow wow stunning colouring...and aaaahhhhh your baby is grown up I know that feeling well, Happy Birthday to him
Mina xxx

Debbie said...

Happy Birthday to Big L...A fabulous card Net, the image is ideal for a teenagerand your colouring is amazing!
Sounds like you had a fab time up in Harrogate...hope you didn't spend too much!
Debbie x

scrappinlil said...

Great card...love it...I might have to scraplift some of this..like the stars and the way you laid it out...left some blog love..come check out my blog for it..TFS

cats whiskers said...

OMG what wonderful creations since I have been absent from blog hopping its lovely to be back.
Hugs jacqui x

Nishant said...

The Rolladen does indeed look tasty, a nice bit of mash and gravy and it would go down a treat!
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