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Monday, October 4, 2010

What a Gas!



Happy Monday!  This week's BBTB2 challenge is to use the pointing finger/hand from Graphically Speaking.  There were no special guidelines for using the challenge cut so I came up with my own plan.  Yesterday was my husband's birthday and I decided to incorporate the pointing finger into a "man humor" card.  I say man humor because truly I do not get the humor in the whole "pull my finger" thing.  Sigh...


I used three cartridges to create the is card, Graphically Speaking, Going Places, and George & Basic Shapes.  The card was created using Basic Grey and Bazzill cardstock along with Basic Gray tags, brads, and paper ribbon trim. 


I have mixed feelings about telling you that my husband loved his card.  He actually laughed out loud.  It is currently sitting in a place of honor on the mantle.  I half expected it to end up on his desk at work... And it still may. 

*** Update:  I just looked up at the mantle and guess what is no longer sitting there?  I do believe the card now has a spot of honor in his office!!


In addition to creating this card this weekend, I also completed next week's BBTB2 challenge project (which I cannot wait to share with you) and I used my YuDu and printed fall napkins.  I will share more on the YuDu project tomorrow - and yes, I actually used the cricut to create the YuDu project!!

14 comments:

  1. I know my husband would love it!! Such a creative idea! TFS (is that appropriate to say to this type of card?!) Just kidding, so creative! :)

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  2. I so love this card!! It is truly a man card. Which is some times the hardest type to create! Thanks for sharing.

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  3. LOL! Great card Susan! Love all of those wild colors going on!

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  5. Oh Susan, I always love your take on the projects. Great job!

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  6. This card is so funny, it would go over great in my household of men

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  7. This is so unique and cute! What a great card!

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  8. LOL! This is just so much fun!! I love that your husband took it to work. Is the gas tank from Going Places or did you build it using George?

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  9. LOL isn't it amazing the things that make men happy! Ken and McCade both got a chuckle out of your card (and shhh don't tell anyone , I did too, lol) It really was a great idea. TFS
    ((Hugs)) Theresa

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  10. This is so cool! I showed my husband your card and he loved it!!

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  11. Hilarious, Susan! I have to admit I don't get the "pull my finger" thingy either but the gas, HeeHee! Great that your hubby appreciates your cards. xxD

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  12. Fantastic card,Susan. Though like you, I don't get the pull my finger guy humor either. Who can explain men...LOL Glad to hear it went to the office.

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