To Fine-Tune

……actually I don’t know if this is the right word for what I’m about to write about but it’s what the dictionary suggested to me πŸ˜‰

Soon – actually already this Friday June 5th. – it’s Father’s Day here in Denmark. I usually make a little fun project for the Father of my boys and this year will be no different.

While thinking about what to make this year, an older Danish comedian show popped into my head – something that Dan and I used to laugh much about and I would use it every time Dan would go into this male mode – the Fine-Tuning mode or Fine Thinking mode. The state where men lock them selves into their inner man cave, to think about something important (for them at least πŸ˜‰ ) This could, according to this comedian, be practiced while sawing into a particleboard – making a shelf or birdhouse or anything less complicated. Simply time for the man himself and when he finally finishes and hangs up the shelf or whatever, he expect to be complimented and be petted on the chin as recognition of this work well done. Actually he think he deserves this recognition every time he’s done any work – ESPECIALLY work for the wife πŸ˜€

Long story short – I know the joke is lost in translation – I made theΒ Tool Caddy from Simply Crafty Svgs and filled it with two Beers made from theΒ Soda Can also from Simply Crafty Svgs:

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I used AC Cardstock, patterned paper from Craft Consortium with Metal Textures and print and cut-outs.

For the handle and the label, I used a 3D embossing folder with woodgrain texture from Tim Holtz and all edges are inked with Distress Ink.

I really love how realistic I got these beers to look πŸ™‚

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Tuborg is a Danish Beer Brand owned by Carlsberg and this Classic variation is Dan’s favorite so off course it had to be those. Even though we’re not together anymore, I still make stuff for him from the kids.

This ingenious can is box so the bottom slides off and an actual beer can could be stored inside but I think I will settle for something lighter.

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So now the Caddy is all ready to be carried out into the work shed/garage with a couple of beers to make the fine-tuning/fine-thinking a little easier πŸ˜‰

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Happy Father’s Day to all Dads out there and thank you very much for joining me on my blog today.

Did you like this project? Please let me know in a comment below

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Cheers

The Spring months of March, April and May are Birthday months among our Family and friends – so they are busy months for me πŸ™‚ And I don’t mind πŸ™‚

I love creating stuff for others and especially if I can give the things I’m making a personal touch. Something special for the recipient πŸ™‚

This Sunday we celebrate my hubby and besides the love for PokΓ©mon hunting and football/soccer, he loves beer. So what more natural than to make a beer themed Birthday present for him πŸ˜€

I started out with the Beer Growler from Simply Crafty Svgs:

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This large container is made from AC Cardstock in Chocolate and decorated with gold foiled paper and a print and cut label I threw together.

I am very surprised how easy this growler was to make and it’s huge! No worrying about if the gift will fit inside – it will πŸ˜€

Then I made theΒ Beer Glas also from Simply Crafty Svgs:

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This perfectly shaped, yummy, foaming beer glas is made from AC Cardstock in Canary, Sunflower and Vanilla.

I used two different Cuttlebug embossing folders with bubbles – one with big bubbles for the foam lid and one with small random bubbles for the glas panels.

I also inked the panels on both the lid and the glas with Distress Ink in Dried Marigold.

This glas is also rather large, very easy to make and will fit part of his present too.

Now all that’s left to do is buy the presents and wrap everything in cellophane (maybe)

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Thank you so much for joining me today – please feel free to leave a little message for me below and have a fantastic day ❀

……will be back real soon with another Birthday project πŸ˜‰