Saturday, 5 May 2012

Retirement Relaxation

Hello everyone, happy Bank holiday weekend to you all.
This is a rare post for me as I found a little extra time to have a play this week with some images that I've wanted to use for ages, that's right this is just for fun!
I love Popcorn bear and Souffle, and my Mam needed a retirement card and I thought this image fits the bill. I had this fabulous paper from Forever friends, every sheet is gorgeous and I just wanted to use it, and I thought this image was perfect for them. I've pleated my ribbon in three places to make it a bit different as it's a mans card, so it's instead of a bow. I hope you all have a nice relaxing weekend and bank holiday.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
1. Crafters Companion - challenge 24 - Here Comes Summer
2. Creative Inspirations Wednesday - challenge 161 - Animal Antics
3. MAWTT - Summer Sunshine
4. Mishelflo's - challenge 1 - Celebration
5. Sweet Stampin' - 4 legged friends
6. One Stop Crafts - challenge # 181 - celebrations

Stamps - Popcorn bear,
Papers - Forever Friens The Good Life,
Colouring Medium - Distress Inks,
Embellishments - button, ribbon, flower pot,

Thanks for popping by.
Happy crafting
Tracy x


  1. wonderful card tracy I love the stamp and reat papers
    hugs Lia

  2. Gorgeous hun, this would be perfect for my gardening dad! Love the combination of papers and image, they work so well, and your finishing details are perfect. Hugs Sxx

  3. What a gorgeous card Tracy,I love the image and your papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  4. Fab retirement card and sweet image...

  5. I have this CD he is nice isnt he , lovely colours Tracy well done fab card Hugs Elaine

  6. Hi Tracy, great card and look at the little duckie awwwww so sweet. Take care xSusan x

  7. aww what a cute little scene ..and very familiar lol
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week
    Lisa x

  8. What a cutie image Tracy, great card for the guys as well.

    Have a good weekend.

    B x

  9. Great image for a retirement card! Nice design!

  10. what a beautiful card i love your colouring and im a big popcorn fan and love this stamp thanks for joining us at MMC this month and goodluck xx

  11. what an adorable image....just perfect!!

    Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week.


  12. Great sentiment for this image. Love the duck lol. Glad you could join us at Sweet Stampin this week.

  13. What a fab card Tracy, I love the image :) Thats what I call lazing around in the sun.
    thanks for taking part in the MAWTT challenge
    Hugs Mau x

  14. Oh he is just adorable:) The ribbon looks really good and the button and plant pot sets it off just right. Difficult doing embellies when its a man isn't it!

    Thanks for joining in at MMC Blog and good luck!
    michelle x

  15. oh Hun,what an adorable image,love those colour,and all your beautiful embellishments,on this just beautiful,bless you Hun for playing at MMC this month,so appreciate your support hugs Cherylxxxxxx

  16. What a great image! Made me smile! Great colours too. Thanks for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, good luck! Pami x

  17. Fabulous image, love it!!! A great card.
    Thanks for playing along with Michelflo and good luck
    Anne x

  18. This is so cute, love the sweet image and gorgeous colours. Thank you also for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week. Good luck xx

  19. Gorgeous card, Tracy! Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations Wedensdays Challenge.

  20. Tracy love the card, it's gorgeous, you entered the chall at Sweet Stampin good luck hun im a GD this mnth for them

  21. Aww this is gorgeous Tracy - what a fab image and you've coloured it so beautifully to match the delish papers and embellies! I love the soft sky background and the lush ribbon - it's a really sweet card!
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and Good Luck in the Challenge !
    Hope you're having a good week
    Big Hugs Sue xx

  22. Ah how sweet. Thanks for playing on MAWTT this week, Hazelxoxo

  23. This is such a great card, cute image.
    I love that you ruffled the ribbon for this masculine card...I have to remember this :)

  24. lovely card, well done love craft-mad-manning ( bren )


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Tracy x