Friday, May 30, 2014

Baseball Playoffs

     I have to brag a little bit about my youngest grandson whose baseball team made the playoffs this spring!  It was a really big deal since it was his first time on a baseball team.  I made a card congratulating him and his team.  The image is from the "Catching Flies" set at Deedee's Digis, as is the sentiment I put inside.  Deedee's has a brand new store location which is now open and you can access it through the blog by clicking on the "Shop" tab at the top of the page.

My sketch came from Papertake Weekly.

     The image is pre-colored and I printed it onto white CS, then die cut it.  I matted it with brown CS after I ran it through my SU "Lattice" embossing folder.  I did the same thing with the inside sentiment.  The two strips of dp are from Creative Imaginations, their 'Loolah' pad.  I matted them with the same brown CS.  The ribbon is from my stash and I wrapped it around one of the dp strips.

     I added the metal brads for the triangle piece in the sketch and finally put on three very small, dark colored pearls in the bottom corner.  The outside sentiment is my own, printed with a computer font.

Cardz for Guyz -- 1,2,3 recipe: 1 ribbon, 2 dp strips, 3 pearls
Come and Get It -- Lots of layers
Craft Your Passion -- Frame it
Cuttlebug Mania -- Masculine
Die Cuttin Divas -- For the boys
Eureka Stamps -- Masculine
Glitter & Sparkle -- Add metal
Inky Chicks -- Metal Embellishments
Pile It On -- Metal

     So, that's it for today.  Soon another new challenge will start at Deedee's Digis and it will be featuring the June Digi of the Month set.  That set will be sent free to all who entered the previous challenge using the Digi of the Month set for May.  If you haven't done that yet, you only have two days left.  It will close on Sunday, June 1.  You haven't played in any of the progressive challenges yet and don't have the May image?  You can still purchase it in the store for only $1.25 and then you'll get the June set as a freebie!   Each month that you play along, you'll get the set for the following month as a freebie!   During the challenge, the set for that month is sold for $1.25 but then it reverts to the regular price when the challenge closes.  Hope to see you jumping in there before the challenge closes.  :-D  Happy Stamping.   NanaConnie


jimlynn said...

Can't think of a cuter way to tell that grandson grats! Great accomplishment and the card is precious!

Linda Simpson said...

This is fabulous and congratulations to your Grandson and his team!
Linda xxx

Sue Bridesmith said...

Lovely Design, as always it is a pleasure to see your Creations, and thank you for sharing them with us over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday, it is much appreciated...I hope you will join us again for another fun challenge next week, and good luck in the draw...
Suzy B Owner Fan-Tastic Tuesday

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

Hi NC fabby card hun looking forward to being a teamie on Deedee s fab card hugs Judith x

Cazro said...

Congrataulations for your grandson and the team. A wonderful card to treasure. Thanks for sharing with us at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz

Tracey Boley said...

Great card love how you have used different patterns.

Thanks for joining us at G n S.

Tracey DTxx

Bunny said...

You wouldn't be a grandma if you didn't brag. It's a great story and a great card. I bet he loved it. I do. Thanks for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny- DT

Alycia said...

Love your card. We are big baseball fans around our house. Thanks for joining us at Pile It On. :) -Alycia

Joann Burton said...

Oh I remember those days. How adorable your card is. Wonderful image...Hugs, joann

Joann Burton said...

Oh I remember those days. How adorable your card is. Wonderful image...Hugs, joann

Shell B. said...

Super card & design!
Glad you joined us for the challenge at One Stitch At A Time, hope to see you come back soon!
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Shell in Alaska ~ OSAAT DT ~

Julie Temple said...

What a great tribute...and CARD! Thanks for playing along with us at Come and Get It this week!

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

Hi hun me again gorgeous card and thank you for sharing with us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday - very good luck Judith DT x

Josephine said...

Great card.

Thanks for sharing it with us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

Margaret said...

What a cute card. WTG for your grandson. Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time. Good luck. Maggie - DT

Vic said...

Great card for a male!! Thanks for sharing with us at Glitter n Sparkle...Vic, DT xx

Teresa Arsenault said...

Very intelligently designed. I love how the diamond-shaped die cut emulates a baseball diamond. Great coloring too.
Blessing hugs,

Cheryl Caldwell-Nyboer said...

Congratulations to your grandon!! Great card!

Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week.

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Very nice card for a sports-buff.

Thank you for participating int he OSAAT Challenge this week!

Dawn Lancaster said...

Well done him! I love this card. The image is great as is your ake on the sketch!
Dawn xx

Jannie said...

Congratulations and what an awesome card!!

Thank you for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania!


Kimbo said...

Super card and what a great occasion to make a card for

Thanks for playing along at Cardz 4 Guyz this week and hope to see you again soon x

karalschuknecht said...

Great guy card, beautifully colored. Thanks for joining us this week for our "Masculine or Grungy." Come back to join us again and good luck.
Karal Eureka Stamps DT

Helen said...

A really great card and I'm sure it was appreciated.

Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz.

Helen x

Kimbo said...

A super card

Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

Asha said...

Fab card, NC. I'm sure your grandson is bragging about his super talented Nana to his team mates...and so well deserve too!
hugs, Asha

Regan said...

This is SO cute! Congrats to your grandson! I'm sure he loved the card! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge!