Friday, January 31, 2014

It's another cold Friday, and it's Friends With FLAIR!

I just love Fridays! Hurray for all the inspiration I find on Unity's Friends with Flair!  I so enjoy visiting all the blogs of the link-up party to see the fantastic creations for the week.  Love IT!

I've got two very different creations to share with you this week.  This first one, I made a few weeks ago, but haven't posted yet.  I have only one sibling.  My brother is 2 1/2 years older than me, so I can tease him about his age.  I blatantly cased this card from a FWF regular, Cynthia.  Here's my version of it:

My brother found it humorous, so I'm glad of that!  It's tough to make male birthday cards, so I'm going to remember this for the future!  This is the Unity "Ah Crap" Stamp set. DP is October Afternoon. 

And, I needed to make a sympathy card this week.  The owner of the company my husband works for lost his father (the founder of the company).  He died at 98, so he lived a great life, but it's still a loss to the family at any age.  The man who died loved old cars, old planes, old trains -- things like that.  Here's what I created:


I thought these designer papers by Carta Bella would be great for this particular family.  This uses the Unity Everything Wonderful stamp set.
It looks like Unity has a Super sale for Superbowl weekend.  I'm not a football fan, so I won't be watching the game.  I might, however, be tempted by a Unity super sale! Enjoy your weekend.  I hope it's super -- whatever you do!

21 comments:

  1. Those are great cards, Julie! You nailed them both!

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  2. Great cards Julie. Yes, the toilet is great for male cards and those "Everything" sentiment kits are the best.

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  3. The Ahhh crap is just so fun, Julie! I must invest in this stamp!!! Both cards are just awesome, as always…love the airplane papers on the sympathy card, beautiful work my friend…sending you warm 30 degree hugs from NC!

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  4. Beautiful sympathy card and a fun birthday card, Julie!! You did great!! Love the patterned papers choice too. Hope you'll keep warm and have a wonderful weekend!

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  5. Always enjoy stopping by! Hope you are feeling good these days. Great cards, very thoughtful sympathy card and funny card for your brother! Have a great weekend....temps down here again after one nice day!

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  6. Lovely cards! I love the toilet card. That image always gives me a chuckle.

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  7. Lovely cards. It is always sad when we need a Sympathy card. However, families really appreciate the cards. Have a good weekend.

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  8. That's about how I feel about my birthday!

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  9. Wonderful cards! I think I need to get that toilet stamp set!

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  10. You made me lol. Great cards for sure. Have a great weekend Julie. :)

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  11. hahahahaha........love that card....have a great weekend

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  12. Great card, Julie. I love that stamp set. I made my dad's card using the toilet stamp set, too. Nice use of space and pattern papers on both cards. Thank you for sharing.

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  13. Both cards are beautiful. I'm sure they will love it. Ahhh crap is the best! :)

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  14. Pretty cards. I love the first one and its always sad to have to give out a sympathy card.

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  15. love your cards! glad your brother enjoyed his (boys will be boys, right?!)
    -Rachel w k
    rwkrafts.com

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  16. Love the funny birthday card! The sympathy card is lovely.

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  17. Great cards sorry for the loss

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  18. I was going to do a joke about you playing in the toilet again, but then I saw you also did a sympathy card. That was very thoughtful of you to incorporate the mans hobby into the card design.

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  19. exactly how I feel about my own birthday ;-)

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  20. Great cards, Julie - love how you personalized the sympathy card, too!

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