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Post by Mrsfeefee on Wed 13 Jan 2010 - 20:50

thought you all might like to se this card my DS Mark got for his birthday.

Its is his birthday on christmas day and my nieces boyfriend made him this combined card.
He is in prison ( the boyfriend not Mark) so has very limited resources to use , no scissors or coloured card.
The ice hockey player and badge were cut from an old programme but the rest hes drawn himself mainly with nail clippers!
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Post by kimb on Wed 13 Jan 2010 - 20:52

wow ! glad to see he is using his talents elsewhere now ! its a fabby card i bet mark was thrilled to bits with it .
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Post by Mrsfeefee on Wed 13 Jan 2010 - 21:20

oops just read back what i'd written and I meant to put he cut things out mainly with nail clippers Doh!!
Yes Mark was really pleased.
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Post by Scrap Monkey on Wed 13 Jan 2010 - 22:01

Fantastic!

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Post by Guest on Wed 13 Jan 2010 - 22:30

A creative mind with an excellent result - let's hope he puts his
talents to good use when he gets out.

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Post by gingerjo on Wed 13 Jan 2010 - 23:35

Amazing, it must have taken hime ages. I hope he's found his niche now.
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Post by Maria on Thu 14 Jan 2010 - 8:22

tremendous results from such a difficult situation... just shows what can be done.

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Post by Lorraine on Thu 14 Jan 2010 - 10:47

That's excellent, Dawn. He did a real good job there. Mr Green

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Post by WeirdCat on Thu 14 Jan 2010 - 14:36

Great card, hope he sticks on the right road when he gets out

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Post by thriftycrafter on Thu 14 Jan 2010 - 16:46

Part of me wants to send him some 'proper' craft kit and part of me thinks, well he doesn't need it if he canproduce that from nothing. What an inspiration.
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Post by jcrulesfootball on Thu 14 Jan 2010 - 19:56

thats fantastic cant imagine the patience and time put into cutting all those words out and from scratch wow!!!
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Post by gingerjo on Thu 14 Jan 2010 - 22:39

and with nail clippers!
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Post by Guest on Thu 14 Jan 2010 - 22:41

jcrulesfootball wrote:thats fantastic cant imagine the patience and time put into cutting all those words out and from scratch wow!!!

I would imagine there's a lot of time to kill in prison.
Not that I want to try it

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Post by Mrsfeefee on Fri 15 Jan 2010 - 14:43

I wanted to send him some proper stuff too Karelyn but hes not allowed parcels and if you visit yu can't take anything in for him.

He uses cut up matchsticks for the decoupage stuck on with glue.
it just shows we don't really need to spend all our money on craft stuff , though i wouldn't admit that to Dh
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