Sunday, October 23, 2011

More sports

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I have entitled this 'more sports' as we here in the Antipodes are being bombarded with the Rugby World Cup fixtures, and the final is about to be played as I start this.

I made this for a young man - I don't really know him, so decided to make this 'sports neutral' by trimming off the round ball by the boys right foot - New Zealand is very much a rugby nation, so I did not want to offend him with a soccer ball!! The image is a freebie from Daisy Doodles.

The image was coloured with chalks, with the red detail being added with a sparkle pen, and the top of the trophy with a gold pen.

The side panel is acetate, painted with Lumiere paints on one side, and when dry, embossed with the divine swirls embossing folder.  I learnt this technique on Splitcoast Stampers, but have never been able to find it again to link it for you. This panel was stapled on to the base.

The tickets were a freebie from Marion 82 from her blog  When the Scrap Hits the Fun.  I had to cut them out by hand, but it was easy to do as they are so well designed.

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  1. Hi Maxine! This is a great masculine card for a guy who loves sports. Love the fun images, the background and the tickets.
    Hope NZ will win the World cup!! Enjoy the game!!

  2. Love your card- great background- and the little guy will love your Rugby card! Have a great day
    ~ Shelly

  3. A great male card! I am sure he will love it : )

  4. Hi Maxine! This is a GREAT guy card! Guys always love sports! Love the chalk coloring!!! Great card and I'm sure he will love it!
    Have a great week!

  5. I love the happy birthday stamp... how cool!

  6. What a fantastic man card! This is a fun cute image! Thanks for playing along with Wee Memories!

  7. Love what you did with the embossing. Thanks for playing with us at OSAAT.

    xoxo Marjo

  8. lovely card
    thank you for joining us this week at OSAAT
    Love Jan

  9. Hello Maxine - this is so cute - I love your added panel and the shimmer - of course that image is adorable too - I am sure this card is well loved! Thank you for sharing! {{{hugs}}}

  10. What a fun boy's card! I like how you made it 'sports neutral'. Very clever idea!

  11. Darling card! I bet he'll be happy with it! Very thoughtful. I love the swirling textured background, great motion in a sports theme.

  12. Maxine, what a fabulous sports card! Love the colors and what a creative idea with the acetate - love how you painted and then embossed it. Very creative!

  13. Cute! Thanks for playing with us at Wee Memories!

  14. What a lovely card! I love the way you coloured the embossing.
    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch At A Time this week. Hope to see you soon.
    ~darling Ho~OSAAT-DT


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