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Thursday, 4 June 2015

Sarcastic block. *

Now for a really simple easy peasy lemon squeezy project for today.

I have off from work for past 5 weeks and am due to go back in 2 weeks and the way I feel about a lot of people there provokes many statements within me but would get into trouble for saying out loud.  So to solve my dilemma I have come up with a sarcastic block to place on my desk.  Others will think it is an amusing novelty whereas I know the truth behind it lol

I started out with a plain pine block that should have been destined for something real pretty but unfortunately it fell into my hands and wasn't to be.  I didn't want a busy background behind the sarcasm so thinking cap on and I soon remembered I bought loads of cordination card about 3 years ago when one of my obsessions to won it all took hold.  I soon forgot I had it lurking in one of my drawers and decided to break it out of its murky surroundings lol.

I cut it to size, stamped the statements by Dylusions onto the smooth side of the cardstock,  distressed it using a craft knife, wiped black soot around the edges and randomly over the top lightly, screwed them up a little (bit like what my head feels like alot of the time lol) and finally spritzed them with water.  I wiped black soot round the edges of the block, stuck on the statements and sealed it all with modpodge.

That is it all done and how easy was that -and as the meerkhat says SIMPLES!

Now for the pics







Thank you for dropping by

Hugz Elaine xx

13 comments:

  1. Love this Elaine..what a great idea! Carol x

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  2. This fantastic, so funny! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  3. Haha, this is absolutely brilliant! You should start selling these, I bet you would make a fortune!! Thank you for entering the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge , “Anything Goes”. We hope to see you back again soon! Karola, DT, InvisiblePinkCards

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    1. Somehow I can not create a comment by myself, so I leave a reply :)
      This is great. I think, everyone should have their own sarcastic block for their desks to play with! Thank you so much for sharing with ASC.
      Creative regards from stempelfrida
      http://stempelfrida.blogspot.de

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  4. Now this is what we all need! A sarcastic block!!! LOVE this idea and hope it makes you feel a little happier while enduring work!

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  5. brilliant and love all the sarcastic sentiments lol
    Carol x

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  6. Hi you made me smile then laugh out loud! This is so funny, the comments are perfect. A great idea for your workmates, I hope they appreciate it? I hope you are feeling better now. Thank you for joining my challenge this month at Our Creative Corner, hugs Jan x

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  7. Love it!! Thanks for playing with us at One Crazy Stamper and good luck in the challenge.

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  8. Love it! Those sayings are great and so very true!!

    Thanks for joining us at the Sisters of Craft Challenge.

    Helen x

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  9. Love this Elaine...just brilliant.....who doesn't need one of these !!
    http://kalasirjana.blogspot.in/

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  10. OMG this is the funniest thing I have seen in ages Elaine. I can think of a few people for whom this would be appropriate! What a clever idea to use it where it's most needed but without them having a ruddy clue!

    Lin

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Thank you for your comments. I really do appreciate them and they make my love of crafting much more worthwhile.
Hugz Elaine xx

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