Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Carousel


When I heard that Walmart had a special online offer for the Lite Cricut cartridges, I had to send off for a couple. As usual, I was late to the party, and got Handyman, but wasn't sure about the remaining cartridges at all, in the end I ticked the box for Carousel

The first thing I do when I get a new cartridge (after breaking my nails to get into the packaging) is to read the handbook. I read it as if it was a magazine, slowly, digesting every detail, then I read it again....... during this process, certain cuts leap out at me. The first one was the water ride, which I cut at 3". I added hand cut drops of water to fly up, and I splashed drops of glossy accents on the 'water'



Then I spotted the strong man, and the words Incredible Hulk jumped into my mind, so this is my punny offering with that cut - I thought it would make a good birthday card for someone to give to a boyfriend or husband. No, Mike will not be getting this card, he would fall about laughing if I sent it to him or think that I was making some not-so-subtle wifely statement

So I was waiting for my coffee alongside some guy. They brought his coffee and said ' cream, two sugars, right?'
'NO' he replied in a horrified voice 'just cream, no sugar'
So they went away to remake it
He then started to tell me how sugar was the hardest substance for the body to digest, he hadn't touched the stuff for 22 years - he was quite evangelical in his anti sugar stance. Of course, I agreed with him, having discovered some time ago that it is better to agree with everything anybody says in Dunkin Donuts. So there we were, me nodding in agreement, him carrying on, and on, and on about the evils of sugar...........
Then they brought out my coffee





Oops!

See you tomorrow


36 comments:

  1. Ok, Enfys today's story made me literally laugh out loud! Love your watery roller coaster card. My hubby would have the same reaction as yours to the second card! (Maybe something to do with the number of anniversaries under our belts?)
    R/

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  2. Omg, you are hilarious!! Love the cards and i would love to see my husbands reaction to the hunk card!!
    And i was totally cracking up at your sugar story. Thanks for the laughs!!

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  3. Hi,
    your cards are fantastic, I love the colours and the papers.
    Hugs
    Melodie

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  4. What a gorgeous cards Enfys.

    Hugs Riet.x

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  5. That's some good stuff today! Hee Hee! Love the cards and the story. Thanks for the laugh.
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    XO ~ Amy Jo

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  6. mmm ,never mind the cards - I'll have one of those Ice coffees please! Enfys, I am so there with you at dunkin donuts in January for those!

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  7. mmm. never mind the cards, I'll have the ice coffee please. Enfys, I am so there with you at Dunking Donuts in January. I think it's the only thing that will get us through those 7am workshops! LOL.

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  8. I love the cards, but almost more importantly, is that REALLY a coffee? We don't have anything like that here, do we? I'd become a serious coffee addict if we did. Did you have the decency to blush when it arrived?

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  9. OMG ... Enfys, that is just too funny! So much so, my computer screen was in danger of a hot coffee spray from my laughter as I am sitting here drinking my morning coffee (luckily, it's black, no sugar, no cream). But I scared my cat ... he's decided that this morning it's not safe to be anywhere near me!

    LOLOLOLOLOLOL

    (ohhhh ... BTW, I love the cards too!)

    Hugz,
    Carol

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  10. hi enfy

    the splash card is stunning and sugar story is funny..but it happened to me too..just kept on nodding..

    thanks for sharing then

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  11. I love your stories..and your cards. Thanks for sharing both.

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  12. TOO funny! I got quite a chuckle--thanks.
    *smiles*
    debbi

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  13. LOVE the cards but I am Rolling laughing about your story! My coffee at DD would look like yours....

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  14. Super cool cards, En! I especially enjoyed today's anecdote! LOL!

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  15. Super funny story - but I do have to say DD has the best coffee - no matter how you like it! Super cute cards! I'm waiting for my carts to come in the mail from WM - I ordered DUDE! for my son and Handyman for my husband. Can hardly wait - any day now!!!
    JeanH

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  16. What a funny story! Thanks for sharing it, I can always use a laugh!

    Love the cards, especially the hunk one.

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  17. I love the DD story today. I am down and out with the flu (even after the shot) and you made me laughed.

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  18. Thanks so much for your Dunkin Donuts story! I have tears in my eyes from laughing! You are right about agreeing with people who go there. I love both of the cards you made, they are very cute.

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  19. I love the cards! Love the story about Dunkin Donuts - but unlike your hubby, I'll have my coffee with my sugar please; I normally take 4 packets of sugar with mine along with cream, but for that size of coffee I think 6 will do.

    :)Melody aka Ry&MysMom

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  20. Oh that is hilarious!! haha I am laughing so hard. My daughter is like what's wrong, mom. I will read her your post so we can laugh together. I just wanna know what the guys face looked like when they set that down in front of you? LOL That is awesome. Oh I love your cards too.

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  21. Oh wow Enfys thats some coffee, looks more like a knickerbocker glory, in fact very yummy.
    You made me laugh about the Hunk story my hubby would laugh as well, he sees himself something between Mr Weedy and Mr Strong so if could be either. Fabulous circut cards by the way. With love and hugs Shirleyxxx

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  22. Loved your story! The evils of sugar in Dunkin' Donuts! Too Funny!

    Blessings, Donna

    Oh - this looks like a great cartridge!

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  23. You really know how to chat up your men lol. Love both these cards, the second is my kind of fun card I would make my husband.
    Kim xXx

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  24. Love both of your cards Efys, and yummo on the coffee pictured. Hmm, no sugar in there at all right? LOL

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  25. I hope you at least blushed when they brought your coffee out, lol! Both cards look super, great ideas! ~Diane

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  26. Love the water ride card and the hulk. Your dunkin dougnut story was hilarious! That coffee looks good!

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  27. The cards are great and your story is soooooooooo funny En!! Thanks for the laugh!

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  28. Dunkin Donuts story was hilarious. Thanks Enfys, It was a great way to end my day.

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  29. AH HAHAHAHAHA! I WISH I could have seen his face!!! WOW! That had to be a kodak moment! Your drink looks delish by the way! I would just replace the caramel with Chocolate!!! LOVE chocolate!

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  30. Great cards!!!! Love the coffee story!! Soooo very funny!! :)

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  31. What a funny card. My husband would die laughing as his big belly would jiggle! He'd love it! What a funny coffee sugar story!
    Mary Ann

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  32. Love the Fairy, we will miss you but hope you enjoy your Holidays with your family. Carol

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