Sunday, June 12, 2011

Father's Day Gift {FAIL}

I've been whipping out little gifts here and there with my new Silhouette. I even received my vinyl shipment so I've been going to town with that. Today I want to share with you my FAILED Father's Day gift.

Why is it a FAIL? Even though this is a cute tee-shirt:

Seriously, how funny is this? A lot of men refer to their wives as "Trophy Wife", but how many women turn the tables? That was my idea...

Here's a close up:

Now, my husband truly is my trophy :-) He works hard, loves MY children as if they're his own, and supports me in all my crazy endeavors. So I was pretty pysched about making him this tee-shirt.

And then he tried it on...

IT'S TOO SMALL FOR HIM!

Huh? I grabbed it from his stash of tee-shirts! But he tried it on and said it was too small :-( That's why I don't have a picture of him wearing it :-( :-(

But my FAIL can be your gain! I'm sharing this file for you ladies who'd like to create a heat transfer tee for your hubbies so they know they're a prize.

Just make sure you pick a tee that's the right size LOL

Click here to download the file from 4shared.

I try to link up to these great weekly parties:

Mondays
Craft-O-Maniac Monday @ Craft-O-Maniac
Made by You Monday @ Skip to My Lou
Mondays @ Making the World Cuter
Amaze Me Monday @ Dittle Dattle
Just Something I Whipped Up @ The Girl Creative
Market Yourself Mondays @ Sumo’s Sweet Stuff
Making Mondays Marvelous @ C.R.A.F.T.
Monday Craft Catwalk @ Embellishing Life Everyday
Motivate Me Monday @ Keeping It Simple
You’re So Very Creative @ Me Making Do
Metaphormosis Monday @ Between Naps on the Porch
Masterpiece Monday @ Boogie Board Cottage
Polly Want A Party @ Polly Want a Crafter
More the Merrier @ The DIY Home Sweet Home Project
Monday’s DIY Showoff
Craftastic Monday @ Sew Can Do
It’s Party Time @ It’s So Very Cheri
Today’s Thrifty Treasures @ Southern Hospitality
Calling All Crafters @ All Things Fee
Inspire Me Mondays @ Singing Three Little Birds
Pink Hippo Party @ Pinkapotamus
Made With Love Monday @ Sew Chatty
{Sew} Modern Monday @ Canoe Ridge Creations
Craft Couture Monday

Tuesday
Tuesdays @ Today’s Creative Blog
Sew Cute Tuesday @ The Creative Itch Boutique
Nifty Thrifty Tuesdays @ Coastal Charm
Who’s Got Glam @ Giggles, Glitz and Glam
Time to Shine @ Diamond In the Stuff
Power of Paint Party @ Domestically Speaking
Tip Me Tuesday @ Tip Junkie
Time Out Tuesday @ Reasons to Skip Housework
Running With Glitter

Wednesday
We Did It! Wednesday @ Sew Much Ado
Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice @ 733
Home D├ęcor & Organizing Link Party
Hoo’s Got Talent @ Night Owl Crafting
Whatever Goes Wednesday @ Someday Crafts
Wednesday Penny Pinching Party @ Thrifty Home
What’s Up Wednesday @ Sew Woodsy
What I Whipped Up Wednesday @ Sugar and Dots
Whassup Wednesday @ Elements Interiors
Wow Me Wednesday @ Polka Dots on Parade
Show and Tell Wednesday @ Blue Cricket Design
Wow Me Wednesday @ Gingersnap Crafts
Show Off Your Stuff @ Fireflies and Jellybeans
Wicked Awesome Wednesday @ Handy Man, Crafty Woman
Look What I Made! @ Creations by Kara
Kissed By A Frog

Thursday
Crafty Soiree @ Yesterday on Tuesday
Strut Your Stuff @ Somewhat Simple
Hookin' Up With the House of Hepworths {Every Thursday}
Doggone Dirty Craftin' @ The Rhinestone Beagle
Catch A Glimpse Thursday
Patches of Pink
Get Your Brag On @ Gluesticks
Making It With Allie @ What Allie's Making Now
Thrifty Thursday @ Thrifty Decorating
Thrifty Thursday @ Thrifty 101

Friday
Friday Remodalic
Tickled Pink Fridays @ 504 Main
I’m So Crafty @ Fun to Craft
Simply Designing
T.G.I.F. @ Craft Goodies
Fridays Unfolded @ Stuff & Nonsense
Fantabulous Friday @ Momma's Kinda Crafty
Fun-day Friday @ Little Lucy Lu

The Weekend!
Weekend Party @ The Creative Crate
Weekend Wrap-Up Party @ I {Heart} Ice Cream

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13 comments:

  1. Lesley, I have an awesome idea! Cut it out in a rectangle shape and sew it to the front of a t-shirt that DOES fit, like a large patch. It is FAR to nice not to get used! I love this idea! Blessings!

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  2. I like Kelly's idea above, but that is too funny!

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  3. that is a very cute and smart idea! you're right, you hardly hear trophy husband at all!

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  4. More wives should thing of their husbands as trophies! I am sorry that your project went awry, but it is still admirable! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. Make it into a pillow!!! I love the idea of a Trophy husband. I have been called a Trophy wife, being younger than my hubby but truly he is my Prize!!!
    I love this but cut it up and make it into a pillow for his side of the bed. hehe

    Following you now. Love all your vinyl projects. Loving your blog!!!
    ladeedacreations.com

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  6. I thought women were the only ones who had too-small clothes in their closets! ;)

    Great job, even if it didn't work out like you had expected.

    I'm going to have to look into this heat transfer stuff ...

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  7. Aw MAN! That sucks! Sorry about that. I think it's still a funny shirt!

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  8. Oh no, have to make it again :) Super cute idea tho I love it! Isn't the Silhouette awesome!! Would love to have you link up with us on Sunday for our very first link up party. Thanks for sharing.
    Britney
    www.jandmseyecandy.blogspot.com

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  9. Oh no... sorry it didn't fit! It's the thought that counts right?! lol It is cute. Thanks for linking up to this week's Catch a Glimpse party.

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  10. I LOVE this! HAHAHA so funny! I would make one for my hubba hubba but I am sure he would not wear it! LOVE it! Great idea! Okay going now, I am gushing!!
    Jenni
    kissedbyafrog.blogspot.com

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  11. That's too funny! Thanks for linking this to Wicked Awesome Wednesday.

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  12. Im totally making one for my husband. Thanks for the idea and for linking up at last week's party!

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