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Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Introducing Jack and I won some Blog Candy!

Morning! I must have been visited by the good luck fairy recently as in addition to my winning 5 stamps last week from Ladybug Crafts Ink, today I have won a blog candy from Denise!  Cue much silliness and bouncing around :-)  I'm thinking a buying lottery ticket this weekend is a very good idea!

While on the subject of blog candy, I am having my own giveaway - with a little twist - please click here to have a look

I had quite a creative day yesterday and had a little play with more of the stamps I won from Ladybug Crafts Ink


This one is Footballing Jack - now I don't know about you but I really struggle with cards for men, boys are slightly easier, but I still struggle! However, this time it went well and I am really pleased with how he turned out.


I've stamped Jack onto Neena cardstock (loving this stuff!) and coloured him in with copics to tone in with the paper which is Summer Argyle and Whimsy Stripe from the Sweet Summertime range by Echo Park, which I got from Scrapbook Sisters. I've put a bit of Glossy Accents on the black bits of his ball. I remembered I had some football die cuts left over that my friend Julie cut out for me last year and the idea of circles started forming, I was happy that my large circle punch fitted Jack perfectly and inked both the edges of the circle and the footballs with a little Antique Linen distress ink.

I then covered the join in the papers with a little strip of red bazzill punched with my Martha Stewart Stars border punch and layered it all up with 3D pads, and added a happy birthday greeting also from Ladybug Crafts Ink.

 One boys card done - and with a lot less stress than normal!!

I'd like to enter this card for the following challenges
Thanks for looking

Sue xx

11 comments:

funky farm scrapbook barn.co.uk said...

Wow!! Well done you for your wins!! :D definately buy a lottery ticket you seem to be on a roll!!
Lovely card as always Sue
x

Kerry said...

Can I send you 50p towards the lottery ticket Sue and we can share the win heehee!! Love this card...Jack is so cute if i do say so myself :-D xx

Secret Crafter said...

Fab card. Thank you for joining us at SCSC. Wendy x

{Jane} said...

Great card

Thanks for joining us on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x
SCSC DT

Barb Hardeman said...

Hey, congrats on your winnings! How fun. Your card is adorable. Love those soccer balls and the punch strip just makes him look like a star player. Thanks for playing along with us this week at SCC...hugs...Barb

Deanna said...

Fantastic!
Thanks for playing!
Dee - LRW DT

Gemma said...

Wow, this is really a card for boys, suoer job with all thoses soccer balls! Love it! Great take on our challenge this week! Thanks for joining us at SSC, Gemma

Marianne-db said...

This is so nice!! Great job with all the soccer balls and I love the image. Thanks for joining SSC this week!

Sprytebyrd said...

Wonderful card! Such a cute image and I love all the soccer balls you've added!
Thanks so much for joining us this week at Stamptacular Sunday ♥ Good luck on our For The Boys challenge!
Dee (Spryte)
Sprytebyrds Spot

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Great card...

Thanks for playing at Allsorts

Emma xxx

clare said...

great male themed card. good luck and thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs. X