Wednesday, 10 August 2016

A Male Hippo

Hi Everyone, another Hippo post today, our friend has just had his hip replaced, it seems the NHS couldn't do it in the time frame stipulated, so he had to travel 35 miles to a Private hospital to get it done by the NHS. He had it done with a epidural as he has a bad chest. He was in and out in 3 days. I decided to use the same sentiment by Create with TLC as it suits this card so well. It's a simple one layer, he doesn't "do" cards!

I paper pieced the hippo and laid it on a distressed background, then added a wobbly eyes, Glad to say he liked it..



Papers by Lozzy
Inside verse and label from the web.

http://desiref.blogspot.co.uk/2016/08/atg-with-create-with-tlc-challenge-no2.html Anything Goes

20 comments:

  1. Oh Faith, what a brilliant card for your friend! I love that cuddly hippo and the googly eyes are perfect! I hope your friend is recovering well.

    love Maggie xxx

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  2. Well that card couldn't fail to cheer him up could it! It's BRILLIANT xxx

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  3. Adorable Faith! Love the distressed background. hugs :)

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  4. This is such a darling card for a good luck operation event. Adore the little hippo and of course the TLC sentiment. This will also be perfect for one entry as an anything goes creation for our challenge below.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {ATG with a CREATE WITH TLC Element}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  5. Faith, thank you so much for entering our challenge with this fun creation.
    Its perfect for our 2nd ‘ATG with CREATE WITH TLC’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck and hope to see you play with us again.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {ATG with a CREATE WITH TLC Element}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  6. Great word find for this card, Faith.
    Very sweet card.

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  7. Such a thoughtful and witty card. Hippo looks grand with the paper piecing and still chuckling at the words...Thank you for sharing x

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  8. Hope your friend is making a good recovery Faith, I'm sure this brought a smile to his face - it's brilliant xx

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  9. Totally fun card. Love the sentiment and the inside verse too! So appropriate.

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  10. A super card Faith, such a fabulous image and fun design - I love the inside.
    Pauline
    x

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  11. Love the hippo, Faith, and that inside sentiment is fabulous! I'm facing a hip replacement myself, but am not yet convinced it HAS to be done. My attitude is, "If I can still move, I don't need surgery." :-D

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  12. Crazy cute. Best wishes for full recovery for your friend. Perfect paper for paper piercing and great background paper. It all works perfectly together.

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  13. So fun - and absolutely perfect for the "occasion"! I'm sure your friend will get such a kick out of this!

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  14. Loving the hippo and those Googly eyes. Very clever play on words xx

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  15. Awesome...just perfect for the occasion. Love his eyes and the lovely verse inside too. Pat K x

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  16. You really are so clever with these sentiments Faith - love this one.

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  17. Your card is just adorable. I love the paper pieced hippo and the cute sentiment. Your friend will definitely smile when he sees this cute card.

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  18. I love your animal cards. They always make me smile. The thinking behind it is ingenius :)

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  19. Great card....sure to give your friend a smile. Love the coloring.
    Paulette

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