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Friday, 22 May 2009

One For The Boys

Here is my entry to this weeks DU2 Digi-Stamp challenge which is One For The Boys. My son is 16 today(eek) and a card carrying Barnsley fan. Now every self respecting football team has to have a local rival, and in Barnsley's case it's Sheffield United. I've dressed Sandra's fabulous meerkats in Sheffied's colours and added a rather uncomplimentary caption using Saffmat. This is the first time I have used this and so I'm still learning. It worked great over the gold where I cut it really close, and I should have cut it down closer over the green, but I wasn't going to print it again!
The background is from Google Images. I really don't know about copyright etc, but it's an area I'm going to have to look into.
Thanks very much for looking and have a great weekend xx

10 comments:

  1. Hi Sue...brilliant card,love what you've done to Sandra's Meerkats,great take on our theme this week...your son will love it!,thanks for joining us at DU2DS,
    Have a lovely weekend
    Take care
    San x

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  2. Fantastic card Sue and so funny too, I'm sure your son will appreciate the joke! Love what you did with Sandra's meerkats and a brilliant way to work the DU challenge. Hope your son enjoyed his birthday and that you have a lovely bank holiday weekend. Glad you joined us this week for the dare, you gave me a good chuckle with your creativity. Chris x

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  3. Hi Sue, fabulous card, I love the theme of this. Joey.x

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  4. Hi Sue, how cute if this. I just love what you have done here with Sandra's Meerkats - really clever.
    Thanks for joining us this week at DU2DS
    Karen x

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  5. Lol how brilliant!!
    Thanks for joining us this week at DU2DS

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  6. Great card! It is really funny, I bet your son loved it!
    Thanks for joining us at DU2DS!
    Hugs,
    Larissa

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  7. Fantastic card my son would love this too (we are from Barnsley)he would love the joke about the Sheff team lol

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  8. Brilliant idea Sue, love the Sheffield United meercats. My brother is a Sheff Wed supporter so I might nick you idea if I may?
    Thanks for coming out to play with us at DU2DS this week.
    x Michelle

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  9. 'Course you can Michelle! I was sorry that Sheff United didn't go up, but perhaps your brother wasn't lol xx

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Thank you so much for your comments x