Tuesday, 16 February 2010

No BONES about it!

This was another weird request so I'll give you a little background. Its for a lady who is going to be 70. She has just had a hip replacement and before she had it she always joked that if she got one she would give the old hip to her wee dog Molly. So the friends who ordered this card wanted me to incorporate that into the card. I used a hip bone image from google and cut my image so I could slip it into her hand. This is what I came up with and I hope she gets it lol.
I will put a pic of a little dog with a very worried look on the insert. I followed a few challenges for this one:
1. Midnight Madness - followed the great sketch (two to choose from)
2. Bee crafty - sew cute
3. Fab n Funky - shabby chic
4. Saturday Spotlight - household item (sewing machine and newsprint)
Papers - Brenda Pinnick
Image - Bugaboo
Medium - promarkers and glitter
Embellishments - handmade flowers (which look like fried eggs lol) computer text, stitching
Car just failed its MOT, so I'm pretty cross with the garage at the minute (lots of feet stamping)grrrr.


Crafty Chris said...

This is just fantastic love it, great idea with the bone, great papers,
Chris x

brenda said...

Very amusing Pinky. Do like the colours you have used together.

B x

Juls said...

Love these imaages they are just so much fun!! totall fab card! Hugs Juls

Scrappymax said...

Oh Pinky this is great, you certainly have some funny requests lol. I love that hip joint and I can imagine the face of the dog.
Max x

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

You did such a great job on this request! LOVE it!! And I'm sure it put a smile on the recipient's face!! Thanks for joining us at Saturday Spotlight! Can't wait to see what you create next challenge!

Carol said...

Pinky what a fun and hilarious creation here! I love the story behind the image. It makes for a wonderfully personalized presentation. So whimsical and fabulous!!! The recipient is going to hoot and howl with joy!!! Thanks for playing along with us this week and being a part of our Midnight Madness Family. We love seeing your creativity!

Bear Hugs,
Carol :o}

Sue said...

LOL Pinky
bloody brill card hun, luv this image, fantastic card, hope the car won't cost too much!! sue.x

treesawardincrafts said...

I think I spotted Molly running down the road - Quick!!!

Love the card and the story. LOL

chris said...

Hi there Pinky
This is so much fun I love it,
hugs chris xx

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Pinky,i love your image and papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Pinkllilac said...

Wow Pinky I just love this card and how you incorprated the bone and personalized it, fantastic.
Hugs Linda

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Pinky,
I like the story behind this card. Iam sure the lady will see the funny side of it. Great card with a fantastic image.
Fiona x

mckinkle said...

Fantastic card Pinky, it will be the best card she could get, love the fun of it!
What a great image!!

Keryn x

CraftyC said...

LOL Pinky, what a great card, love the humour you've added and I think the flowers are stunning!

scrappyjacky said...

What an unusual request...really hunerous card....hope she enjoys the joke.

andrea said...

fantastic card,thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky this week

Chris said...

Hi Pinky! Well, I nearly cried laughing at this one, you do get some weird requests for cards but it always amazes me that you come up with the perfect solution and this is brilliant! Love the image and I like that the lady has such a positive attitude about her op, I hope she does well after it. Chris x

Beryl said...

What a great fun card - you are so clever when it comes to making a special card like this. I'm sure the lady in question will love it.
Beryl xx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh wow Pinky this is totally fabbylicious what a wonderful card your colours and design that image the lady will love it.

Lorraine x

Dianne said...

I'm PMSL here, what a fab card Pinky !!

my5bratz said...

how FAB is this!!, thanks for joining FnF this week :)

Lovely Linda said...

Hi Pinky - your friend has gotta be happy with this - gorgeous!! Yiu have chosen the perfect image and it works so well with the sketch, Love the bone and the story - love the 'fried eggs' too, I would never have thought that but for your comment! LOL! Thanks so much for joining us at the Midnight Madness sketch Challenge this week, it is always a pleasure seeing your cards and we look forward to having you play along next week! {{{hugs}}}
Linda MMSC Design Team

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

just love this card PP, you could only get something so personal from handmade, what a great sense of humor she must have.
sorry about your car, there's always something! janex

debby4000 said...

Oh this is brilliant, it works so well with the story.

Cheryl said...

oh hun this is great love that image sure I have just posted her sister on my blog he he hugs cheryl xxxx

Priscilla said...

Job well done..she will love this card..wow 70? you really worked the theme for this card perfectly..such a cute custom card :) Another awesome entry for our weekly sketch challenge and I want to Thank You so much for entering it to share with our DT and our followers. Looking forward to seeing your next week’s entry, so be sure to check back on Friday for the “Sneak Peek”
Midnight Madness Hostess

Crystal said...

This is sooo fun and creative!! What a great card! Thanks so much for joining us at Saturday Spotlight!

Betty aka ZacksNana said...

Too much fun! Love it! Not just the image and sentiment but the flowers are lovely too!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a beautiful creation and a great take on the Around the House Challenge at Saturday Spotlight and the MM Sketch!! Thanks for joining us this week at both challenges! What a fun image!!I love your sewing, the flowers and your colors!

Jodi said...

What a fun image! Love your take on the sketch and use of the household items!
Thanks for joining us at Saturday Spotlight.
Jodi =)

Sue @ McMahon Five Designs said...

This is hilariously CUTE! What a fun image and awesome take on the sketch this week! Thank you for joining us at Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge. We sure do hope you join us again next week!


Biscuitlid said...

I think you've made the perfect card for yoru request. Made me laugh too!

Fab job with the stitching

Thanks so much for playing along at Bee Crafty.


Bee said...

Super card, love all the elements and the great stitching. Thanks for joining in the Bee Crafty Challenge :)

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