Saturday, 18 June 2011

Edwin needs a shave!

Now don't laugh but the man I made this card for is so like Edwin its uncanny but he did have a mustache so I had to give Edwin one too:) its so weird though its kinda freaking me out!! This man and his wife gave up their lives here in NI to work with orphans in South Africa where they have raised  money and built a school for the kids. Its his 50th birthday in July and I was asked to make a few cards for him.
I put a background map of South Africa in the nestie circle and inside I have a picture of the beginnings of the school. The card has been delivered and the lady was well pleased with it.
Image - Edwin and Inkadinkado leaf frame stamp
Papers - not sure plus black paper from my stash
Embellishments - card candi, ms star punch
Medium - coloured with promarkers
I would like to enter this into
Man card World - followed their lovely sketch
Cupcake Craft Challenges - boy oh boy
Cards for Men - black and blue
Oldie But Goodie - where in the world (I have a map of South Africa)
Papertake Weekly - dads and lads
I Love ProMarkers - black and white plus one
Magnolia Stamp Lovers - anything goes
Its a Magnolia Challenge - male card with Edwin

I've got CANDY, please feel free to enter:) HERE


Kirsty-Anne (Kitty) said...

Hi sorry but you have made me chuckle today ! Edwin with a moustache ! Brilliant he looks so dapper. Love how you have done the Map I was born there so I think its a super cool card. Kitty :D

Fleur said...

Great card Pinky, Love the map behind, Edwin looks like he's a Tom Sellock wanna be LOL.
HUGZ Fleur xXx

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Pinky,
This is brilliant. Doesn't Edwin look so mature with his tash. Great sentiment.
Fiona x

Joey said...

Great card Pinky, love the little moustache :O) Joey x

Tussemaja said...

I think Edwin looks great with the moustache! Great card. And the map is such a great idea. Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men - Tussemaja

Anne said...

Fantastic card and what wonderful people. I have to say that your mustached Edwin is kinda freaky! Have a good weekend. Hugs x

Lisa Jane said...

oh lol.. this made me chuckle and i have to keep going back to the pic to have another peak lol.. Edwin looks like someone from a 70's movie lol.. and i am sure the man he looks like looks so handsome .
Fab card as always ,, thanks for joining us at Oldie but a Goodie this fortnight
Lisa x

Chrissy said...

Well my sweet friend...I was chuckling before your page could only just see on my reader and you said 'dont laugh', well that set me off straight
He looks very stylish, rather dapper,Love the layout, great card...and yes..I'm still smiling..

Amanda R said...

That is a wonderful idea to use the map in the background and his mustache is fine, luckily he didn't have a goatee!

DesignerDiva said...

LOL Pinky I love Edwin with a mustache! he's looking very grown up and distinguised!! Great idea to use the map too
Hugs Laurie x

Anita said...

This is fabulous Pinky. Great idea to use the map and Edwin looks so cute with his little mustache.

Crafty Chris said...

He does look funny with a tash but it is a fantastic card with a brilliant idea.
Chris x

Pami said...

:-) this did make me laugh Pinky, Lisa is right, he does look like a movie star from the 70s! I love how you have incorporated the African map into the card. Pami x

Tine said...

Great card Pinky. A lot of fun & I am sure it will be well received!
Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
Tine :)

*~Patries~* said...

Verry nice card,

Thanks for joining us at IAMC


Arline said...

Brilliant card! Loving Edwin with a moustache! Lol!xx

Sue said...

Hi hun
fabulous card, luv the tash, lol, great sentiment, lovely design, sue,x

DesignerDiva said...

Me again, I forgot to say Thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at Oldie But A Goodie this week and good luck with the challenge
Laurie xx

Donna said...

Hi Pinky, what a fabulous card and so personalised with the map and moustache of course lol, they sound like lovely people and I'm sure they will be touched with your card. Enjoy the rest of your weekend. hugs Donna x

danielle said...

Lovely card.
thanks joy us to Menscardsworld.

Groetjes, Danielle

Cheryl said...

Great card Pinky and what a cute image x

Patricia St Martin said...

This is a wonderful card. Love your sentiment. Fabulous job staying with the color theme. Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men Challenge. We love seeing all your creations. Good luck on the challenge.
Hugs, Patricia

Whimsey said...

Fabulous card; love the '50' in the corner!!

Jacqueline (Sjakkie) said...

What a beautiful card, so funny and wonderful. Thanks for joining us at Menscardsworld!
Hugs Jacqueline

coldwaters2 said...

Oooo Edwin looks so grown up with that mustache Pinky, lol. love the sentiment, colours and design of this one.
Lorraine x

Mandy said...

Hi Pinky,
I love your card,great sentiment and Edwin looks fabulous with his moustache...Thanks for joining in with us at Cards for Men...
Mandy x

Juls said...

fabby card!!! Loving Edwins moustash!!! Hugs Juls

Faye said...

What a gorgeous 'male' card. I love all the little details. Thanks so much for playing at Cupcake this week. Good Luck! x

Francesca said...

Fantastic card
Thanks for joining us at Oldie But A Goodie Challenge
and good luck!


marja said...

What a great card Pinky, I love it.
Thank you for joining us at It's a Magnolia Challenge.

Dear greets Marja.

mandy said...

thanks IAMC greetings mandy

WeirdCat said...

Lovely card, great design, thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers
Ruth x

Aletta said...

Wat een grappige kaart.
Leuk dat je meedoet aan Menscardsworld. Groetjes Aletta

Padster said...

fabby card that really made me smile :c) - thanks for joining us at Oldie but a Goodie
Debbie GDT

Tracy said...

Fab entry Pinky, thanks for joining Oldie But A Goodie challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

michele said...

He looks fabulous Pinky! love it! and what an amazing couple! hugs x

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