Monday, December 14, 2009

This Week's Digi Giveaway

Welcome back to another week stampers! I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend. Today is the big blog hop day at CLUB ANYA so make sure you check it out and have a great time. All the new and cute Anya releases will be tonight at midnight if you can't wait until tomorrow. =)

Last Week's digi winners for the Frog Prince:

Lynette
resmith
Crazy Creations
Ruthie
KanataNewf


Congrats! Email me for your super cute frog!

For this week's giveaway we have another cute image from Marina!!! This one is Bertie, Laurie the Skunk's boyfriend. He's dancing in the rain and as cute as can be!


Bertie Dancing in the Rain

Also I did something this weekend that I haven't done in about a year.... I stamped. Ahahaha. Yes yes I finally made a card! I'm going to try to do one every weekend.


Have a great Monday!

Today's question is: What's a good gift to give a guy?

haha. I'm having a hard time thinking of a gift to give dad-in-law. Any suggestions?

65 comments:

Kerry D-C said...

oh my gosh, your card is scrum-dee-delisciously adorable!!!
Love the fun papers!

How about tickets to something that he enjoys. (ie: Hockey game or musical event.)

Christine said...

I think a gift card to a restaraunt would make a nice gift. They have some where you can pick from several places to cash it in.

I love this little guy. After all the Christmas cards, a spring rain card would be a nice change of pace!

Blessings,
Christine

JessicaK said...

Hmm, gifts for guys: I've found food and drink (or BBQ accessories) to be life savers, my self :). Good luck.

Angie said...

AH, finding a gift for a man... such a difficult mission! I have done food, yes, food. I picked out his favorite candy and packaged it up all nice. Or once we did a picture of the grandkids in a really nice frame. Or something that goes with his favorite hobby; for example, I bought my grandpa a desk clock that looked like a golf cart since he LOVED golfing. I hope you find the right gift for your FIL! Adorable digi this week, and I LOVE your card Marie! I can't wait to see more!

RiNNE said...

Such a cute card! How about clothes? Everyone wears / needs them and if you picked something that's not his style, he can always wear it around the house :).

ursula in RSA said...

Oh I just love this little fellow. I have mainly guys in my family, so know how you feel. A nice book always goes down well with my bunch, or a favourite food item packaged with some extra little bits, nuts etc.

nonapearl said...

I'm doing hand-knit socks this year for all my close family members. :)

oh - and my hubby is getting an electric mattress heater, a guitar afficianado mag. subscription, a few cds, and a new pair of boots.

:D Nona

☼ Cheryl* said...

Congrats Winners!!

Bertie is TOO cute! :p
Your card is lovely :)

A good gift for a guy.... Hmmm Well me and my partner are too poor to buy each other presents this xmas! Last christmas he got a remote controled helicopter, he's into toys lol. I'd probably of gotten him another toy this year!
I have no suggestions for a dad-in-law, Food always seems to be a winner with anybody! Throw in some socks too, hehe.

Sammi said...

Gorgeous card!!
oooh.. Bertie is a cutie!! :D

chocolate is ALWAYS good for guys!
failing that... movie tickets?

vicmbee said...

ohh!! Bertie is cute and love your card....

A gift for a guy that is a hard task I always get chocolates or bottle of whisky for my dad

Sparkle said...

Such a darling card! I love your coloring.

Does he read? Maybe a nice hard cover novel he wants. A round of golf is my FIL's favorite. :) Gift cards to Todai (Japanese buffet) is my dad's favorite.

Jeanet said...

Our son loves baseball caps, so I think that's a good idea!

Jenn Borjeson said...

Good gifts to give a guy - gift cards for gas, food, coffee, or their favorite sporting goods store. Travel mugs, scratch/lottery tickets, pajama/lounge pants....

Maxine said...

Oh wow you should stamp more often! Your card is TOO CUTE!!!

I think that you can't go wrong with a gift card. They can always get what they really want.

Mary said...

What a beautiful card! I want this stamp he's so cute!!!

oh boy...I always have a hard time buying gifts for the guys in my family.....Maybe a gift certificate to his favorite restraunt.

tracy said...

Well they do say big things come in small packages so I would just have to give myself all gift wrapped lol just not sure on the small package bit.
tracy x

Lauretta See ( LadyPou) said...

cant wait to do the hop!!! :) for a man... gift certificat, nice driving gloves, nice bottle of liquor, like amaratto or bailey's, gift certificat of a massage,dvd movie's or even ticket's to go to the cinema.. :)) let us know what you finally got him :) hehhehehe

Carol said...

Love your card! Congrats to the winners!

Father in Laws are so hard to buy for. Mine needs nothing because he just goes and gets it if he does. I like to make him homemade cookies and I make him something with pictures of the kids...he loves the grandbabies!

Jessica said...

love Bertie! so cute!! Your card is fabulous as well, love the fun colors!!!

I always go for a movie and some movie candy, popcorn, etc. for the guys. They're so hard to shop for!

scrappintlc said...

Oh how adorable is he. Me wants. :)

You could always wrap some money in a huge box. Make up a GC basket...if to the movies then candy etc. Maybe a DS or handheld electronic game. We're all pitching in and getting ours an Ipod this year. Or how about a Wii.

JenRaff said...

Your card is awesome -- bet you had fun!
FIL's are difficult -- I let my husband pick out stuff. Usually sports related items. Then I make sure there is a picture of the kids for him.

Renie said...

I never know what to get a guy for christmas. Usually its a gift card somewhere...but if its that special someone I'll cook dinner for him and get him something small!

Tasha said...

Adorable card Marie rocking it today!

I think those experience gifts are great where they can go off roading for the day r drive ferraris around a race track all day! Alternatively an ipod loaded with all their fave tunes or a lovely watch!

love tasha xx

Oura512 said...

SO cute!
I always buy computer games :P

sandy said...

Your card is adorable!

Hmmm...if it were your husband I would say a naughty nighty for yourself, LOL

BUT.... FIL...depends on his interests. Does he hunt...a GC for ammo would be great. other than that I would say anything consumable such as baked goods, a favorite candy or alcohol, if his health allows. If not, perhaps something he can do with your MIL, like a really nice dinner out or a play they would enjoy.

Would love to know what you decide.

GobeaGirl said...

Cute card! She looks so cute. I always like to give my guy a bottle of his cologne...Of corse my fav. Have a great Monday. Lisa G

Annie said...

awww, how super adorable!!!!

For a guy either tickets to something he likes or giftcards (but restaurant giftcard is only good if you for sure know they like that restaurant) :)

Alyssa S said...

How cute is this little guy singin' in the rain!?!
My dad always wears different colored socks, so he always gets new ones for Xmas. Another idea would be a magazine subscription.

margie c said...

Yea Marie! What an adorable card! Love your coloring and that stitching!

Guys are so hard to buy for! Gift certificates are always the best, something to their fave store or event...

Amy's Stocking Stuffers said...

Love the giveaway digi!

With guys, if they have a specific itnerest -- anything at all -- I try to get them something related. But yeah, they're hard! My husband is super-easy because he's into science fiction, hockey, astronomy and space sciences, etc. My dad is very difficult to buy for.

Gift cards never hurt. ;-)

Sue D said...

Food gifts are always good for guy gifts.

Katherine said...

Beautiful card!

Gift for a guy?.... Perfume!

Nancy said...

Adorable card!! Way to go! And the digi this week is awesome!

Gift for a guy? I guess it really depends on the guy! My hubby's birthday is close to Christmas, so I sometimes combine. This year, he is going away for a golf weekend for his gift. Gift cards are always a safe bet!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

I love your card! I definitely think you should make a card every weekend. ;)

Gifts for guys - books, magazine subscriptions, tickets to sporting event, restaurant or movie theatre gift card, baseball cap, a DVD, a gym certificate...

Erica912 said...

Very cute!!

As for the manly gift buying.. I too am stumped. Last year I got my dad a photo key chain and pre loaded pictures of my kids onto it..
I think my FIL got some old movies.

This year.... I am clueless, FIL needs a sweat shirt according to MIL.. who knows.. Christmas shopping happens on Friday so I have time to figure this out.

Good luck!

Jennette Warren said...

Darling card Marie! Can't wait to see more!!!

Let me see...a gift for a guy?

I would have to say maybe a subscription to a magazine of his favorite hobby and some nuts, jerky and candy to go with it....

T in Etown said...

Great Card!
Super digi stamp!
Good gift for a guy...hmmm homemade cookies and lots of them.

Kris said...

Bertie is so cute!!! and your card is SUPER CUTE!!! love the papers and layout and everything!! =D beautiful creation!

guys are always hard to buy for... hmmm, maybe memorabilia from his favorite teams!!! LOL, i'm clueless...

NormaJean said...

Oh I just love the digi!!! And gifts for guys can be hard sometimes.. but got to figure what they like, gift cards for tools, movies, sporting goods, is usually good

Crafty Num Nums said...

Your card is cute!!!

I have issues with the same gifts. I always get my dad a gift card to either a tool shop or itunes or someplace to eat, he always loves that stuff and he can pick out exactly what he wants :)

Jessabells said...

You can never go wrong with a scarf, gloves and a warm hat.

Tammy said...

Hmmm... Home Depot or Lowe's Gift Card, a nice bottle of wine, or maybe a gift card to an electronics store? My dad always insists on nothing, but cash does put a smile on his face!

Carol Meadows said...

A magazine subscription of some kind of hobby is something I lean on for a guy gift. Cute card with different winter colors ! Carol M in TX / carolswingster77@aol.com

resmith said...

What an adorable cute card!!
Now I always have trouble with guy gifts even my husband.
How about a gift card to a store he likes.

Lindsay said...

yay I am sooo happy for you taht you finally got to craft! beautiful card by the way!

gifts for guys is a hard one lol.... my dad is the guy that has everything!!! lol and the hardest person ever to shop for... this year my dad finished his library at teh house so I was thinking I would get hom some fancy leatehr books for it...but some gifts I have done in the past for other things he loved - i did a gift basket for a xmas party...with a DVD popcorn glass bottled cocacola, some movie candies and some cute plastic popcorn canisters (they are at target again for $1) you could make it up better by getting a few movies and his fav treats etc

my dad also likes hiking and camping and outdoorsy stuff so I have gotten him stuff like that in the past...

you really just have to go off what he likes, and try to be a little creative about the gift so its something new and different but truth is he will probably love it no matter what because it was something special from you...it is the thought that counts right. best of luck finding that perfect gift! hope youll share with us what it is when you figure it out ;)
Lindsay

Marina said...

This design of Bertie is one of my favorites of all the ones I've drawn. I didn't think it would be released so soon, yay! :D

By the way Marie, that card is adorable!!

kim-paperbabe said...

Wow stunning colouring love it!!! as for gift for guys? mmmm I would always tend to go to antique's shop or novelty gifts! I like to find something totally unique LOL! HuGs Kim :)

Tanya Rudd said...

Too cute, love your card. I get my guy gift certificates from EBGames, and also shaving stuff. Have to throw in some nice sweaters too.

Tanya

Erin said...

Gift cards

Callie said...

Tools! Tickets to a ball game. A framed picture!

Stampin Mindy said...

I think you cant go wrong giving a shirt, or some type of tool. :)

Tanya said...

Oh my that card is adorable!! I love seeing your cards

gifts for guys are so hard to do but my hubby loves gift cards to Amazon. They have so much on there and at a pretty decent price too =)

MommaJess said...

Ahhh I want the new image. Oh he is so cute. Great card too by the way.

Um my husband is getting tools, flannel shirts and tickets to a Blazers game.

Maylee said...

He is the cutest thing!

My husband usually appreciate a Home Depot gift card. :)

Crafty Jenn said...

Wow Marie! You card is FANTASTIC! You need to make and share them more often! Great use of the TGF papers too.

All the guys in my family can't wait to get the spiced nuts I make for them every year. This year, my dad gave me his empty container to try to get a refill before Christmas! Ha ha! Silly man has to wait! ;)

Rachael said...

A magazine subscription! Of course, each guy is different, but my guy loves farming magazines. It's one of the only things he won't get for himself and yet likes a lot.

Loz (Aus) said...

Awwwwe, Bertie is super cute!! Guys are really hard to buy for (and make cards for!) but we usually stick with the the usual... books, mag subscriptions, gift cards, tools, and depending on the male in question... how bout a RALPH calendar! Just a suggestion!! You may just be the new fav D-I-L!!

Erica said...

I got my guy's best friend a beer stien with the logo of his favortie baseball team, which happens to be my teams rival...but I did it! Other thoughts are food, coffee, sports stuff. Good luck. I still can't think of what to get my boyfriend.

KanataNewf said...

First of all!!! SQUEEEE!!! so excited to have won the frog prince!

Second - love the card.

Good gift for a guy - well, my dearly beloved LOVES watches and has quite a collection. On the less expensive side - those confounding geometric wooden puzzles that are impossible to put back together!

Sheng said...

A good gift to give to a guy would be a gift card w/ a funny but bad card.

Susan said...

Oh what a yummy card!! The colors are scrumptious!

Hmm, guys are always so tough to buy for. How about a subscription to a magazine he would enjoy? Or tickets to a show or event? I KNOW - flannel PJs!! Okay, fine, that may be pushing it...but I would love to get flannel PJs! :-)

NG said...

Really cute card. Bertie is oh so cute! Guys love homemade baked cookies.

beadz said...

What a cute digi! I am probably not much help, my husband just wanted shirts.

hugs,
Gini

PaperCrafty said...

I love giving gift cards!! Super easy and you don't have to worry about returns!!

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