Saturday 5 July 2014

Xbox Junkie

Good morning to all my friends and  followers and a special welcome this morning to Irene my latest follower. Thank you so much for following my blog and  I hope you continue to visit and  enjoy my posts.
As I said earlier in the week I had been making some male birthday cards.This is more of  a card suitable for a teenager but there are some men also who love playing on the Xbox.The image is a topper from The Hobby House but it just was perfect for the person I want to send it to. Hope you enjoy it .


Card Recipe

6x6 blank kraft card Hobby Craft
Blue Card Tim Holtz
Papers LOTV Shabby Shack and  Bonnets and Bowties solids
Image hobby House Toppers Street Kids from Whitby Crafts
Sentiments LOTV Sentiment Tags
Xbox sentiment made on the computer
Hessian Ribbon from Hobby Lobby in Florida USA
Twine  from a gift shop in Whitby
Buttons from my stash
Spellbinder circle and  scalloped circle dies
For a male card I quite enjoyed making this one.
I had a great time at my friends caravan at South Shields on Wednesday/Thursday we walked all along the seafront and to the end of the pier had a nice lunch in a restaurant by the beach and Groyne then ended the day with a Minchella's ice cream tub topped with chocolate flake and  raspberry sauce. Just the best ice cream in the world. It tastes exactly the same as when I was a young child. The caravan is in a great location and  although the weather wasn't brilliant we did sit out on that lovely veranda with wine on Wednesday evening perfect.
Now for some exciting news Kevin one of my followers has had a candy draw running and  also achieved 1000 followers isn't that amazing.  I've won a prize so I'm a really lucky girl today
 thank you Kevin.
I've not got a lot planned for the weekend but am away next week for three days in Chester with my lovely girlfriends and we are meeting with another of our friends on Wednesday who now lives in the Wirral. So looking forward to that.
Enjoy the weekend whatever you have planned looking at the weather here right now I may just be doing some crafting.
Once again thank you all for all the lovely comments left on my Beach Huts post I was thrilled especially as it was a man card!!  Hugs Carole x


  1. Hello Carole, thank you for your Welcome. Your little holiday break sounds brilliant especially the wine part LoL. Well done on winning the candy - enjoy. An absolutely brilliant card, I love plaid papers and fab image.

  2. Hi Carole so glad you had a great time away:) and congrats on winning Kevin's candy too. Love this card and the papers its a great male card! have fun meeting your friends and have a fab week and so glad to see Irene on your blog too LOL huggles Sue xxx

  3. A lovely card Carole. Perfect for all those gaming fans out there. Love all the detail. Hope you have a good weekend.

  4. Brilliant guy card for many ages Carole! Great layout and I love your computer printed sentiment. Can add that I have a games console too as it helps my memory and hand dexterity, my lads friends were very impressed that it was mine.
    Great the hear you had a lovely time with your friend and that you had a candy win as well. Hope you have a wonderful time in Chester with your friends. Debra x

  5. Brilliant card for a guy of most ages! Love the design and especially like the computer made sentiment. I have a games console too as it helps my memory and hand dexterity. My lads friends thought I was quite cool when they found that it was mine, my one and only time anyone has thought that!
    Great that you had a good time with your friend and you had a candy win as well. Hope your trip to Chester is just as fun. Debra x

  6. hi Carol, fantastic card, brilliant image and layout.
    glad you enjoyed your time away..congrats on your win..enjoy Chester..

  7. A cool card for a cool guy and cool colours too! Brill!

  8. Wonderful card Carole, and it looks like you enjoyed your visit to your friend's caravan :o)
    Jackie xx

  9. Sorry Carole, I forgot to say that I love the papers :O)
    Jackie xx

  10. Fabulous card for a teenager , gorgeous colours and papers, lovely layout and detail, and what a fab image

    hope you have a great time in Chester i'm going down on the 23rd for a 4 days to visit my parents who also live on the Wirral , its there Diamond wedding anniversary

    hugs Lorna xx

  11. Your x Box junkie card is the image, those great buttons and your awesome additional goodies....fab card.xxxx

    The Journey is the Start

  12. What a fabulous card, love the details. Have a lovely time in Chester.
    Hugs Natalia xx

  13. This an adorable card...this could be my grandson!

  14. Brilliant card Carole, thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving comments I'm glad I have found yours and become a follower.
    Teresa x

  15. This is fab I love that image and your colouring is lovely!
    Vic x

  16. I love this cute guy Carole. The papers are gorgeous and love the fab layers.
    Thank you so much for donating on the Hospice Just Giving site. I am so grateful.
    Enjoy the rest of your week.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  17. Another fantastic male design! I love these papers and the twine looks brilliant. Congratulations on winning a prize. I'm glad you had a great time at the caravan, the ice cream sounds so good!

  18. What a fabulous card Carole, I love the expression.

    Hugs Diane

  19. What a fab card! Love the colours and papers you used! I always struggle with make cards but this is a great one! Love that twine too!x


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