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Sunday, September 8, 2013

Best and Finest

Coffee of the Day - Moon Pie

I was able to get a bit crafty yesterday, and it was truly delightful! this is what this hobby/passion is all about folks....the joy that comes from making something from the heart that will hopefully make someone's day just a little bit brighter. Sharing a bit of God's love with someone else. it's not about the blogs or the teams or the notoriety. it's about joy in creating, plain and simple.

I realized that I was getting under the wire to play along in the new Crafty Secrets monthly linky party. it's such a great party to join because everyone who plays gets a $6 credit to the store. I love their vintage images and papers! :)


Now this little fella is quite dapper.... his outfit might not quite match, but he thinks he looks fabulous, and that is what counts! I paired him with Basic Grey's Hipster paper collection, of course!, and a little tag remnant from American Eagle. because you bet your sweet bippy that is where this hip cat would be shopping if he could! tee hee! ribbon is May Arts and little metal clip is Basic Grey. buttons are from my stash.

on a side note, if you haven't watched the biographical movie of Charlie Chaplin starring Robert Downey, Jr., I thought it was quite good.
Have a most wonderful day!

Challenges:
Crafty Secrets - monthly linky party
Deconstructed Sketch - sketch #117
Basic Grey - anything goes Basic Grey (oh how I love my BG.....)
Bugaboo - anything goes
Digi Haven - vintage or old with a digi
Digitally Sweet - anything goes digi (image & senti)
Simply Create Too - vintage or old
4 Krafty Girlz - anything goes
Aud Sentiment - any sentiment
Crafty Ribbons - anything goes with ribbon
Penny's Paper Crafty - spooled item
Crafting Musketeers - vintage
Perfect Sentiment - ribbon, seam binding, or baker's twine (I used ribbon)
Ruby's Rainbow - a male thing
Whimsy Inspiration - masculine
WAW - anything goes
Can You Digi It - very vintage
Just Inspirational - ribbons
Country View - layers
Creatalicious - for the boys
Cupboard Trilogy - male
613 Avenue Create - anything goes with optional Grandparent's Day
Creative Knockouts - masculine
Squirrel and the Fox - it's raining men

41 comments:

Lisa M said...

Er ma gersh...he's adorable!!! I love this image and that ticklish fuzzy sentiment is perfect with him. :D
"Hip cat"...LOL. Like, groovy baby...
Terrific post Jennifer. You made me laugh.
hugs to you,
me xx

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

Those papers combine so well .Love the image and the embellishing .
hugs Shirley-Anne

Desire Fourie said...

This is a wonderful masculine creation. Loving the design and design papers.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Karen Wilson said...

I think this is awesome and he looks quite fine!! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Digitally Sweet!!

Basslady said...

a gorgeous male card!

thank you so much for playing along with us at ruby's rainbow challenges!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Krafty Girl said...

Such a gorgeous Card, love the image and the lovely colors. Thank you for joining us at 4 krafty Girlz this fortnight. Abbie xx

chrissy xx said...

What a cutie! FABulous colours and Love this sentiment...Thank you soooo much for joining us at Digi Haven.
Chrissyxx

sue morris said...

Awwww.....what a sweet card! I love this!

Chana said...

Hi, Jennifer!
So glad there were not problems posting this time. I would have hated to miss this gem! The paper combo is fabulous and really feels like the "Chaplin" era!

Nice restraint on the embellishments and great coloring of the image. Nice composition and execution! Thanks so much for leaving this on our front porch here at 613 Avenue Create!'

Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Carissa said...

Wonderful card! This image is adorable and the colours and papers are perfect.
Hugs, Carissa

Dot said...

Such a wonderful masculine creation, Jen. Great image and design papers.
Hugs Dorte

Kerrie Brown said...

wow such amazing work

thank you for entering at

4 Krafty Girlz

kerrie DT
x

Penny said...

Super cute card, Jen! Love that fun CC image! Love the design, BG DP, die cuts, and your embellishments, too! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Teresa McKitterick said...

fantastic work, love it. Thanks for joining us at Just Inspirational Challenges.
hugs
Teresa DT

Crafty Secrets Heartwarming Vintage Co. said...

Fantastic card Jennifer, I adore how you used our Charlie Chaplin Campbell's Soup boy. Thanks for sharing and posting in our Sept Linky Party

Sandy

Fran said...

Stunning, thank you for joining us at the Crafting Musketeers Challenge Blog, Fran DT xx

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Oh, but he is such a well-dressed little guy! You did a great job using these images from Crafty Secrets, and I love your card. Thanks for playing along in the September Crafty Secrets Linky Party!

Danielle Scholz said...

super cute love the image thanks for taking part of the JIC
Dannii DT

Tina henderson said...

Thank you so much for entering your fab creation into the 4kraftygirlz challenge blog and good luck. Tina-Maree DT x

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Rhonda Miller said...

What a fun card. I love that image.

Heather said...

What a fabulous card, a great design and papers. Your fun image is just delightful and such wonderful details!!

hugs
Heather xx

Dragonlady said...

Hi hun, great to see you playing along. Beautiful creation loving all the layers.
Thanks for sharing at Aud Sentiments.

Hugs Ali x

*Vicki* said...

Jenn, your creation is so so adorable!! I love the colors, the image and your added button accents! HUGS :)

Angela Boutiller said...

What a cute manly image! Thank you for joining us here at The Squirrel and The Fox.

LINDA M said...

Super cute card. I love the image and all the pattern papers. The layout is perfect for this image. A really terrific card. Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Knockouts.

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Wow what an adorable card. Thanks for sharing now off to finish the ones I missed yesterday. Great hop!

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Such a great masculine card!!! I really love how you have reused a little bit of that tag!!! Really awesome.

Thanks for joining us at Creative knockouts this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

Amy A said...

Awww how cute is he?? I love this image, DP's and design...well I love everything about it actually. Thank you for joining us at Creative Knockouts this week and good luck.

Amy~DT

sparkling stamper said...

This is a great man card. Love how you accented this fella. Thanks for playing!

kathy b
Aud Sentiments DT

Kelly L said...

This is beautiful, thank you for entering at Just Inspirational Challenges.

kelly

Nicola Jayne Saul said...

Fabulous card, love the image. Thanks for joining us at the Crafting Musketeers, Nicola X

Berni Cuttino said...

Fabulous card the image is simply gorgeous. Thanks for joining in on the fun over at The Perfect Sentiment. We look forward to seeing you again.
Hugs
Berni,DT
theperfectsentiment.

cebelica said...

This iamge reminds me on all those old TV shows (C. Chaplin, Stan & Ollie). I think it's great. And so is your card! :) Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

Tracy said...

This little guy just jumped off the page at me. He's so cute with his little mustache. Adorable card Jen. I got two wonderful postcards in my mailbox. Thanks so much sweetie. Hugs!

Maria Rud said...

What an adorable image. Such a cutie!!! Wonderful job on the card. Thanks for joining us for our Blog Hop at Creative Knockouts.

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "spooled items" challenge & good luck in the draw…
Hope to see you again in our new challenge on Wednesday.

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

PS: Sorry for the late comment. I really had a busy week…

Min said...

What a Fabulous creation!
Thanks so much for playin’ along with us this week for the Catch The Bug Anything Goes Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps!
Be sure to check out The Bug Blog for our newest Indian Summer challenge beginning today! We hope you’ll play along!
Hugs & Happy Days!
~Min: Bugaboo Asst DT Coordinator
Kaymin Kreations

Kat said...

Oh how cute! Love the dsp combo and also the addition of the buttons...really sets it off! Thank you for joining us this month at The Cupboard Trilogy Challenges.

Kat (DT)

Cindy Groh said...

I love this card. It is such a perfect male card. May I post a link to your card on my Manly Monday blog post? It's a post where I showcase masculine cards for my readers. LMK-Let me know. My email is grohcm at gmail dot com. Send a link with an email so I can find your card again.
Thanks
Cindy

xxbella71xx said...

What a great card, Thank you joining in with our challenge over at The Cupboard Trilogy Challenge Blog.

Stella xx
TCT DT

Brenda Brown said...

Love the image and fabulous layers on your card. Thanks for sharing it at Country View Crafts September Challenge.
hugs {brenda} x0x