Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Baseball Piled High!

Today I discovered some new challenges and got to play in some old favorites so it is a good day. To top it all off, my Pop is going to get to eat hotdogs and potato salad or whatever he wants today. After several months of being on a feeding tube, getting to chew and eat real food is a true freedom to celebrate.

My card is made with the Dude Time Doodles RBI Robby image and I paper-pieced and layered the image after coloring it with Copics and SU! Markers. I also used the pennant which can be purchased dirt cheap!

One of the new challenges I found this morning is the Pile It On Challenge - the goal is to make a card that meets the rules of more than one challenge. You can win a $10 gift certificate to Dude Time Doodles if you win which makes the challenge even more fun!!! So here are the wonderful challenges I met with this card:

Dude Time Doodles - Fun in the Sun (make a card showing Summer fun)
Pile It On #27- For a Guy With a Sports Theme
Totally Paper Crafts - Use a Digi
Teapot Tuesday Challenge at SCS (MMTPT#205) - Take Us Out to The Ballgame (my card is going to the Destination Station of the week - Troy Strauser, a policeman severely injured on the job in Stamford CT - he loves baseball)
Sketch Challenge #392 at SCS (SCS392) - I used the awesome sketch to make this card

I think this is a record for me! Wish I could have found a challenge to use Yogi Berra sayings - they are soooo fun!

Hugz to all!

11 comments:

  1. This card is too fun! You have done a great job layering everything and colouring the image. Lovely touch with the BG paper, touch of mesh/lace and wavy sentiment banner.

    Soooo glad to hear your dad can enjoy eating again :)

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  2. This is fabulous Nancy, Great colouring of the image I like all the layers and colours.
    Kevin xx

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  3. lovely card, i love all the different layers. happy july 4th as well. the tag from bellow is awesome as well. love the colour job on the stamped image. happy crafting, mark

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  4. Absolutely fabulous and funny Nancy! Love everything about your card and the sentiment is extra special!

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  5. THis is such a fantastic and fun guy card! I love that image and the sentiment banner, I wish I could make a masculine card that looks this cool! :)

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  6. Yea for your Pop. I'm sure that will be a huge celebration for him. Sounds as if he is coming along really well....if slowly.
    Your card is great and the sentiment gave me a smile....which way? Ha

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  7. Great news for your Pop and such a fantastic card. Love all the dimension and that pennant is perfect behind him.

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  8. You're really rocking these Dudes, Nancy. You create great backdrops for them, and color them so well!

    Hope you had a good Fourth of July. I imagine it's quite hot for you....and it sure is hot here in NJ!

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  9. Hi this is brilliant oh he means business doesnt he. Fab card and great image. Thanks for all your lovely comments of late. Have a great weekend

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  10. I love everything about this card Nancy. The distressing looks amazing and all the layers combine to make a perfect background for Mr. Batter. Awesome card! Hugs!

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  11. Fabulous card!
    Thanks for playing with us at Pile It On!
    Helen x

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