Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Get the fire extinguisher ready ...

A friend asked me to make a masculine birthday card.  Let's face it, male themed cards are something that I'm not very good at.

Ok Ok, I admit it; I'm hopeless at male cards.  I just like pink too much!  And cute.  And glitter.

Anyway, in preparation for her challenge, I pushed away my boxes of paper flowers, my tray of coloured glitters and pile of gorgeous papers.  But that was as far as I managed to go, cos then my fingers just itched to include some pretty blue ribbon and a few blue flat backed pearls.

So in short, I think I failed on the masculine theme.

I'm not sure that I'll be getting a slice of his birthday cake either, after adding the sentiment, which reads:

"When I heard it was your birthday, I thought I'd better get the fire extinguisher out ... "

Card Recipe:
I've been inspired by:
Happy crafting.


Mojca said...

Well I think you did perfect. I love the image and such a great and funny sentiment. I would say a perfect male card. Hugs! Mojca

Anonymous said...

Well Annette I am not sure what it is about Male cards you think you can't do? but this one is fun and I LOVE it! LOVE the PB image and love the way you have added the sentiment too! hugs me xx

sue - bearhouse said...

fabulous card, such a great image


Céline said...

so cute card Annette, love the funy image!
thanks for playing with us at paperplay this week

Wishcraft said...

It's great Annette, love the image and there's nothing wrong with these embellishments for male cards :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Aud said...

A great card , love everything about it. Aud x

Karen said...

Oh gorgeous, thanks so much for playing along at Paper Play this week

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