Sunday, September 7, 2014

Flashlights and Gus

This is this years birthday card for my husband, I love Bugaboo's Gus images and this one just reminds me  of my hubby. Not look wise, but a Mr. Fix it who is  always complaining about dead batteries and looking for flashlights that cannot be found.

Stamp: digital stamp and sentiment by Bugaboo
Happy Birthday Stamp: Stampin Up
Background Stamp: Impression Obsession
Colour Medium: Prismacolor markers, and Copics for the flesh tones; Ink: Stampin Up's 'going grey'
Die Cuts: Spellbinders A2 Matting Basics rectangles, deckled rectangles; Memory Box  Woodland Branch
Technique: Heat Embossing
Other: drywall tape. Stampin Up 'candy dots'

1. Crafts Galore Encore:Make a Card Challenge #9
2. Craftyhazelnut's Patterened paper Challenge (paper behind the image mat)
3. Die Cut Diva's: Something New   (image)
4. Ladybug Crafts:September Challenge - anything goes
5. Sisters of Craft - September Anything Goes Challenge. 
6. TokBobok:TBC#16- Masculine
7. Hobby Cutz Chalklenge 64 For the Boys
8. Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog:  Challenge #228 Anything Goes
9. The Corrosive Challenge:#207 Lets Hear it for the Boys
10. One Stitch at a Time: Challenge #219 Anything Goes with a Die


  1. ahahahaha
    Your husband sounds like mine. Mine is obsessed with having flashlights all over the house in case the power goes out. He likes at least one on each floor! Even at the RV! lol

    Your card is so darn cute. It has such a fun feel!

  2. Oh that is just too funny! Love this card!

  3. Love this fab card,great

  4. Fabulous card Glenda love the great image and design,, your hubby will love it.
    Hugs Julie xxx

  5. Great card, thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish Challenges this week.

  6. Thank you so much Glenda for joining us this fortnight at OSAAT with you fabulous creation, just love the sentiment you have added, going to have to remember that one hahaha. Your hubby is going to love this :) hugs Jane (OSAAT DT) xxxxxxx

  7. I just love how you colored Gus! Great masculine birthday card for your hubby. It's so fun. He is going to love it!!!

  8. That is a fun image and I love the shading around Gus. Looks like he's in the spotlight. Perfect.

    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

  9. Sounds like my hubby too Glenda. It's a fabulous card, so much fun. Carol x

  10. This is a fabulous card, Glenda! Gus is one of my favorite characters, too, and you've 'gus'sied him up perfectly in those wonderful neutral papers. :>D

  11. You sure you aren't talking about MY husband!!! This is so ding dong cute. I love the warm grays and those gray branches...kinda haunting like Gus can be...haha

  12. LOL! That sentiment is great! So true!

  13. Oh this is brilliant Glenda… what a fab image and sentiment! Love the scrummy papers too! :-)
    Take Care
    Big hugs
    Sue xx

  14. Brilliant image and fabulous colouring,love the sentiment and die on the side
    Carol x

  15. Wonderful image Glenda....If I did not know better I would say you are married to my late I have seen him look like this so many times. Your card is just fantastic. I love your wonderful coloring. Hugs, joann sassy raggedy

  16. Brilliant card Glenda, I think I am more like that than my husband!! Susan x

  17. Great card.

    Thanks for sharing at Hobbycutz this week.


  18. what a great card. Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Divas.

  19. Thanks for joining us for the Make A Card challenge at Crafts Galore Challenge. Good luck and I hope you’ll join us in our next challenge!

    La-Vie B. – Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog DT
    Follow me at C’est La-Vie Designs Unlimited, LLC

  20. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper September challenge with your super creation - hope to see you again soon x

  21. really fun :-) thanks for taking part in the sisters of craft challenge Gill DT

  22. Cute and funny card. Goodm luck. Regards, TokBobok