Saturday, 26 March 2011

Party Duck

It's Less is More challenge time again and this time Chrissie and Mandi have given us this fabulous sketch to follow:


So here's my early morning take:


I've made a DL card using Early Espresso as my base, teamed up with Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie and Melon Mambo. I've used the Fancy Flower punch and stamped a duck from Every Little Bit.



Now let me explain! Ever since I moved to Nottingham just over 20 years ago, it has always tickled me to hear blokes calling each other 'duck'. Still does. So I made this inspired by that! Here's the inside:


I braved it and wrote the sentiment by hand using the Early Espresso marker.
Got to dash as I have two classes to run today! Please hop over and join in with Less is More.

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52 comments:

  1. Hi Victoria, first again, I'm impressed! lol
    Super card, love it. I so adore pink and orange and I love it with the espresso brown!
    that is so funny about the 'duck' expression, bless!
    My drilling Grandad always called me Ducks...aww thats reminded me of a special memory
    Thanks Victoria
    mandi
    "LEss is More"

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  2. I still have to ask myself what time you get up on a weekend! Gorgeously cute little duck hun, and well done on braving the sentiment, looks fab. Hugs Sxx

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  3. Brilliant fun card, love the inside too, and your writing looks fab.

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  4. Such a fun card, beautifully done

    Kathy

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  5. Fab card Victoria xx Jan

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  6. Fabby card Victoria, such a cutie. Enjoy your weekend. Hugs x

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  7. This is a great little fun card and I love the sentiment!
    Jenny x

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  8. This is fab Victoria. I need that punch its on my wishlist. the sentiment looks great i love how you have echoed the inside to match.

    Have a super Saturday

    Ali x

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  9. This is stunning Victoria... I'm originally from Staffordshire and when I returned for a visit some time ago, I was greeted by the cashier in a petrol station as 'duck' ... it really took me back!
    Yours is a very cute little duck!
    Thanks for another fabulous card!
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  10. Such a cute card. Love the duck and the sentiment inside.

    Fe

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  11. Gorgeous card and that sentiment is fab - great handwriting too :) Love the colours.

    Carol x

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  12. HI fAB CARD ...LOVE THE DUCK
    HUGS
    SYLVIE
    XX

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  13. Cor you were quick off the mark again, and with such a super cool card, love the inside too!

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  14. Great card Victoria I love that colour combo darling and the cute stamp thanks for inspiration
    Hugs Susie xx

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  15. Lovely card and a great sentiment.
    Maureen.........x

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  16. Ah this is brilliant, Mmm Up here in Scotland on the West Coast they call you "Hen" I used to hate it when they came over to the East Coast in the Summer and I served them in Woolies. Argh "Cheers Hen!!!"
    LOL Hazelxoxo

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  17. Another fabulous cute card - just tell me what time are you up in the morning to achieve first spot?

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  18. Great card, Victoria! The design stands out so well on the dark background, yet it works just as well on the inside too. Love the duck! I came to live in Nottingham (from Yorkshire) nearly 30 years ago, and that term of endearment still amuses me. Lynne x

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  19. Lovely card, Never heard of duck before "Mate" I suspose is what Aussie blokes greet each other with.
    Fiona

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  20. Cute card Victoria and so early again!
    Lynn x

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  21. Great Card, The sentiment is also a northern one....LOL

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  22. Very cute card , and your writting is wayyyyy better than mine . And where I live we seem you use the word huni alot - LOl.
    Nicky

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  23. Great card Victoria inside and out xx

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  24. Y'alrite Duck! I'd never have guessed you wrote that sentiment, this card is even more fabber IRL! xxx

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  25. Fabby card Victoria. Love the colours, pink and orange together scare me to death but they look great on yours. We took our caravan to Sherwood Forest a few years ago and were greatly amused to be called `duck` by everyone.
    Lynne xxx

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  26. Congrats on being first entry this week. Love both cards you've made!

    Hugs, Sandra

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  27. The colours are beautiful. Wonderful card. Hazel x

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  28. Ahhhh what a cute little ducky, I think this set is one that may have to go into my next order!
    Great colour combo!! don't you think that every thing goes with espresso, it's gorgeous.

    Kelly xx

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  29. Wow, number 1 and a great card, love the colour combo

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  30. Hi Ducky like your duck!!! Glad my kids have always slept in longer!! Looking forward to catching up soon. Zx

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  31. Love the colours fab card and a cute little duck...

    Babs x

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  32. Blimey, that was quick!!! Love this card - such a sweet idea, and the greeting inside is perfect!

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  33. What a great way to get us started...color, color, and more color. I have to get away from those dang neutrals.

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  34. Darling little duck...and I love that you finished the inside of the card to match! Sweet!

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  35. Love the duck, great card.
    jenjoy x

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  36. Victoria I just love your vibrant colours on your card.....lovely.

    Anne

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  37. Gorgeous! Love the vibrant colours and the little duck! x

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  38. Just so cute. Great sentiment too. Lx

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  39. What a fun card Victoria, it's brilliant. By the way they call everyone "me duck" in Northants as well!!
    Margaret x

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  40. Ooh lova duck! Brilliant, love the bright, primary colours. Love your new blog LO too!

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  41. This is such a great card. I always smile when I hear someone called 'duck'. Jo x

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  42. Hello "Duck!"

    Not a phrase you hear up here. Love your card, the decorated inside and the story behind it. x

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  43. Gorgeous card and the sentiment is fab love it!

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  44. Lovely card - nice touch with the insert x

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  45. Hello there, love the bright colours you've used, gorgeous card, great thought about the sentiment too:0) xxx

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  46. Oh me duck, your card is fab!
    Kerry x

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  47. Gorgeous colours - Nice and Bright!!! I like :O)

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  48. Such a cute card! the colours are simply gorgeous!

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  49. This is so cute! I love the bold colours used and the image.

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  50. What a cute image and super card!

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  51. Such a lovely card. I love the striking colours you've used and that little duck is sooo cute.Sue.x

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