Wednesday, 12 January 2011

A Hobby Card

I always struggle to do mens card, I just find them so difficult.

It was my Uncle's birthday this week, and I found out late last year that now he has retired, he has joined a Lawn Bowls Club, and when I went to the Crafty Ideas shop in Maidenhead in November, I found a sheet of die cut decoupage of lawn bowlers that I thought would look perfect on a card for him:

I don't do decoupage very often, as I find it very fiddle to 3d pad all the separate pieces, and it seems to take forever, but I love my Uncle to bits, so sat and did it just for him.

I thought the scene was great, and the card didn't need much added to it, so I just matted the image onto some dark green card, and then onto a mat made of silver mirror card, and added the sentiment that came with decoupage sheet.

I spoke to my mum yesterday, who told me that my Uncle loved the card and found the image very funny. How I am going to top this card next year I don't know, but have a year to think about it!


  1. Brilliant, so lovely to send a card that meant so much, the scene is fab!

  2. Fantastic Caroline - lovely card, no wonder he was thrilled with it. You'll have to hope he gets another hobby next year for his next card!!!

  3. Fabulous card Caroline I love personal cards x

  4. This is a brilliant card and would look great in one of those deep frames xx

  5. Great card Caroline. Love the scene. Jaqui x