Monday, 1 April 2013

Crafty Cardmakers DT - New Challenge

As it's April Fool's Day, our latest challenge over at Crafty CardMakers is being hosted by Suze, who has chosen the theme of Humour. 
Suze says perhaps a use funny image or sentiment, or you might just want to add some googly eyes. Remember, laughter is the best medicine - so have fun! 

On offer this week is a $10 GIFT VOUCHER from DI'S DIGI DOWNLOADS and a fab prize from HOBBY ART
Please make sure tho' that you read and follow the rules for our challenges so that you can have a chance of nabbing one of these prizes!
 
I confess to scratching my head a bit with this challenge - mostly because I was bothered that what I found funny might not be someone else's idea of humour....... in the end I had a 'light bulb' moment and came up with an idea.

I settled on a monochrome colour scheme and opted for quite a CAS design.

The stamp set came from somewhere in the USA and I have had for absolute ever. I had intended to put it into the 'charity' basket last year (as with most of my 'never used' stash over 3 years old!) but am glad now that I forgot!!

All stamped with Memento Black onto white textured linen card.  

The spotty paper was a freebie download from I think Jak Heath (again a long time ago!) and I layered it and the stamped images onto black card.

The three different sizes of black buttons were from my Button Box and I threaded some black and white twine through them.

Someone else shares my sense of humour anyway, cos this card went into the 'Pink Stash' and was there about 5 minutes before it was bought!

Please pop over to my teamies blogs and check out their creations - they'd love to see you.
Have fun with this challenge and I can't wait to visit you all - 'cos there's nothing like a smile and giggle to brighten up your day is there?  

Other Challenges - 
Creative Card Crew - Masculine
Top Tip Tuesday - Funny
Tammy's Scrapin Corner - Funny
Cards For Men - April Fool
Craft It Up Linky Party - Buttons
Digi Darla - Laughter is the best Medicine
Created with Love - Funny 
Paper Playtime - Use a Pun
  
  

34 comments:

  1. Absolutely love this Viv what super sentiment
    jacqui x

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  2. Great card Viv,
    Made me have a giggle. Got me thinking now as to what I can come up with! Hugs Mrs A.

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  3. This is sensational Viv, loooove it and love those sentiments how true lol....oh wish I could get my hands on that one...fab card.xx

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  4. Absolutely brilliant sentiment on this Viv!! Looks really great with the monochrome too!! Cxx

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  5. Viv, this is both funny and clever. Such a great card, thanks for joining in the challenge. Xx

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  6. Love this Viv, it did make me chuckle and soooo true x

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  7. Brilliant card Viv! And yes, I did send the 'ugly' monkey plus peel offs card to someone - Len's great nephew who was five, and probably didn't know any better :))

    Hugs, Di xx

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  8. had to laugh at this. a great card. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

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  9. Brilliant, I love the sentiment :o)
    Jackie xx

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  10. Gorgeous card love your image and your fabulous card design. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  11. What a great sentiment - it definitely made me smile.

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  12. Great words, certainly made me smile, I'm not surprised it was snapped up out of the basket.
    Yvonne x

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  13. Hehehe, this made me smile.
    Fab card for our challenge at TTT this week.
    Annette
    xx

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  14. Such a cute card. I love the sentiment. Thanks for joining our April Fools Day challenge at Created With Love Challenges

    ~~Chris

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  15. omg That is hillarious, I love it

    I am going to share this with others lol


    Thanks for visiting and entering this week's challenge.

    we hope to see you back next week.
    Hugs Tammy Ortiz - Owner of Tammy Scrappin Corner

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  16. Love this card Viv!! Isn't that the truth. LOL!! I love the layout of your card, the sentiment, the image, the buttons. Awesome card!! I would love for you to register for my Free Candy at my blog and become a follower if you aren't already.

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner!! Have a fantastic day!! Hope you see you again next week. Hugs, Gloria DT

    http://purpleglocreations.blogspot.com

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  17. What a fun and funny card!!!
    Love the black and white.
    And the sentiment is wonderfully fun!!!
    Thank you so very much for playing with us at Paper Playtime for our 'Use A Pun' challenge!!!! :)

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  18. Oh what a great card. Love the sentiment. It is perfect. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Created with love Challenges.
    Linda K.

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  19. Super cute card. Love that sentiment!! Thanks for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas "Button" Linky Party.


    Tara

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  20. Fabulous card Viv and it really made me smile....


    Anne

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  21. lol just brilliant viv.great image and the sentiment is so funny and true.:D

    xx coops xx

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  22. That's funny! Love the card. Very creative.

    Thanks for joining us at Created With Love Challenges this week.

    Hugs,
    Maria

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  23. This card really made me chuckle! Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner!

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  24. What a true and funny card. Thanks for linking up with Cut It up & Link It Up

    Have a great day.
    Hugs Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥
    ♥ 2 Creavtive Chicks ♥

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  25. LOL I LOVE this!! Perfect sentiment!! Just wonderful!!! Love the black and white too!!! Awesome! Thanks for playing along with us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner!! Good Luck!! I really hope to see you again for our next challenge!!

    - Susan, DT @ Tammy's Scrapin Corner

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  26. FABulous Fun card..Lol at your sentiment..soooo funny..LOve your colours too...Thank you so much for joining us this week at Tammy's Scrapin Corner.
    Chrissyxx

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  27. What a great sentiment. really made my day. Thanks for joining us this week at PPT for our "Pun" challenge.
    Anita
    DT PPT
    http://scrappyhappymommy.blogspot.ca

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  28. oh my goodness this made me laugh out loud! thanks for sharing your punny card with us at paper playtime :)

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  29. Well we must have the same sense of humour cos this definitely appeals to me! a fabulous card and sentiment! x

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  30. Great card Viv, loving the monochrome look and made me smile too he he :) Viv xx

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  31. Great card! Love the sentiment!!! Thanks for joining us this week at Created With Love Challenges for our April Fools Day Challenge!
    DawnD

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  32. Viv, I love this card. The sentiment is so very true..:) Thanks so much for joining us at Digi Darla this week.

    Em, DD DT

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  33. Ha!! Gotta absolutely LOVE this!! So darn true! Love how you kept this all monochromatic! Thanks so much for joining us at Digi Darla's this week!

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  34. This is one of the "perfect" cards which would make anyone giggle, love it.

    Great in monochrome too

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