Vintage Men – Card

Hope everyone is enjoying the weekend.  I have made a card for the Just For Fun Challenge this week.

I have used a piece of backing paper for my card but I can promise I did get inky!!!


For the main image I stamped the time man, or otherwise known in this house as “Gary”, onto coated card stock and then stamped around the edges with some ferns, roses and cogs, following the theme of the backing paper. I dabbed on some d. ink over the image to take away some of the whiteness.

I also made a small tag to go with this card.


That’s about it from me.  I am off for a cuppa!

Best Wishes Florence.


  1. Janet

    Hi Florence,
    It’s great to get inky sometimes LOL,Gary is a fab stamp,love both your card & tag.
    (Thank you for your lovely comments on my blog)
    Janet x


  2. neet

    Ooh, I must go and find Gary as I like him so much. What a fabulous card, as always I must add. I really love how you have done this one Florence. The way you have carried the theme from the backing to the main image, the dimensional look with the cogs and that adorable bird. Great card, great tag – fab work! Thanks for joining us at JFF with this challenge. Hugs, Neet xxx


    1. Florence

      Hi Alison. The little bird is a cutie. I do use him/her quite a lot. Thank you for calling in and for your lovely comments. Great to hear from you.
      Regards Florence xx


  3. Florence

    To my blogging friends.
    I have posted quite a bit this past week and want to thank everyone who has visited and posted comments on my blog. I can’t tell you how much this means to me especially as I know what busy lives you all lead. I never take if for granted and it is truly appreciated.
    Best wishes Florence x


  4. Dollys daydreams

    How did I miss this I was sure I commented !!!! Where did you get the name Gary from !!!!doesnt look anything like a Gary !!! Or is that the point . Two great cards Gary and the bird are great images and you have showcased them beautifully.



    1. Florence

      Hey up Marie! lol! Ok, This goes back a few posts. I think this guy on this stamp looks like Gary Barlow. There are some people who will remain nameless!, who are HUGE fans of Take That and who are incredibly fond of GB and say they don’t think this image does look like him. Isn’t that right Paula from Ephameras Attic! LOL! Another blogging friend, Alison from Crafty Trog thinks it could be GB with a fake beard and tash. So I now think lovingly of this image as Gary!
      Lovely to hear from you.
      Take Care,
      Florence xx



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