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Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Own Up, Who Remembers The Wurzels?

Oi've got a brand new comboine 'arvester ........ sing along now!  Well, as many of you know, it was my darlin' daddy's birthday at the weekend and I always try and make him a card that will raise a smile so when I saw this stamp I just knew it was the right one.

Dad worked as a farm hand, and then for a large chain of garden centres in their horticultural unit (mainly driving a tractor) for forty plus years, until he retired 13 years ago.  He and mum live in the countryside and love their garden and dad still, at the age of 78, digs it all by hand.  So, you could say he is a farm boy at heart.

Mum said that if he ever dared to grow a 'tache like this one she would shave it off in the night!

Ingredients for this card are:
Stamped Image  High Hopes - Farmer Clem
Medium  Tim Holtz Distress Inks (ReInkers)
Papers  Basic Grey
Sentiment  LOTV
Extras  White cardstock edged with Poppy ProMarker, Pebbles Inc Candy Dots

And I would like to enter this into the challenge for

Ooh, just noticed how close it is getting to that magic 100,000 hits - four and a half weeks to my 3rd blogoversary so it looks as if it will have to be a good candy or two to celebrate properly!

And a big, warm, squirrelly welcome to my new Followers this week - thank you so much, it means a lot to know you enjoyed your visit enough to want to come back!

Hugs, Sxx

21 comments:

Marianne's Craftroom said...

What a great image. I know someone who would appreciate that one. Fab card.

Woo said...

Fab image! Love the papers too Thanks for playing at Here Come The Boys! WOo x

Princess Judy Palmer said...

What a cute farmer! Great papers. Along with the farm theme the one paper makes me think of crop circles. Hopefully your Pop doesn't have those in his garden! I looked up yesterday's stamp and... well, let's just say that I had to slowly back away from the website. I did put a note on my calendar for next payday to visit them again though. *sigh* I need to clone myself so the clone can work and earn money while I play. I should clone a big fat pile of money too.

Lisa Jane said...

well i hate to admit it but i raised my hand to the question lol..
Fab male card
Lisa x

Helen T said...

Yep I have to raise my hand LOL. I do love the image though & your colouring is great :)

Jackie said...

Oh I remeber them well LOL. What a fab fun card :)
Jackie xx

Zippy said...

Wursels! My goodness, that takes me back! Fantastic card love, great colouring and papers and the image is such fun! xxxx

Julie said...

Ow I yam a cider drinker, I drinks it all o the day! lol! even intoxicated I could tell you that this is one fab card, I bet Dad was thrilled!.x

Dot said...

Fab card for your Farmer Dad. He sounds like a vital man. I'm sure he'll love it.
hugs Dorte

Sharon said...

Brill card for your dad.

Ooh, I remember the Wurzels. *Feeling really old now*..lol

Chrissy said...

He is awesome...love you card Squirrel and fabulous papers..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie this is absolutely stunning hugs Pops x

Alex said...

Never heard of the Wurzels before, but your card is fab! :-)
Lots of love,
Alex

coops said...

"i`ll give yo the key"lol.i do know that song ;D
love your card hun, fantastic image and the design and colours are stunning :D

xx coops xx

brenda said...

Sadly I do Squirrel, I have vague recollectings of hearing it sung around the house and it driving me to distraction as they (my Mum I think) insited un using the country bumpkin accent.

A great card however.

B x

TallyTalulah said...

You've got me singing that blasted song - can't get it out of my head!!!

Love the card - he's great

xx

Di said...

great card. Thanks for playing at HERE COME THE BOYS.
Hugs Di
xxx

Rufus said...

My Uncle would have gotten a good chuckle out of that card! Love the papers, too. Hope that ya'll had a great time celebrating.
R/

Annie said...

oh no! now that song is going to be going around in my head all day!!! what a fabulous image and great colouring - makes for a wonderful guy card!
hugs, annie x

Teresa said...

Brilliant card, thanks for playing along in our Vintage card challenge at Here come the boys. Teresa xx

Karen said...

Fantastic card, bet he really like this one it is a stunner hugs Karen x

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