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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Football card

Over at Outlawz Twisted Thursday our challenge theme this week is "Anything Goes" without a twist. Our sponsor for March is the Outlawz Challenges with this
Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels 7 set as the prize for one lucky winner.

I love LOTV images, and this young footballer looks like my nephew Noah, who will turn 8 years in May. The card is far more busy than what I normally make, but I had a fun time making it.
I used dies from Die Namics to make the letters, I used a black pen to highlight them. The fence is made with a die from Marianne, the cloud and number 8 are Memory Box. I cut out some bingo boards from a DP, added string and a metal football charm, and I used my Dymo to make the birthday sentiment. The blue DPs are from Pebbles. I stitched around the edges, used a bit of burlap paper and some wooden stars.

This card is also for these challenges:
1) Inspiration Destination - #26 Always Anything Goes
2) Digi Choosday Challenge - #12 Lots of Layers
3) Papertake Weekly - A Cut Above
4) Penny's Paper-Crafty - #220 Boys & Girls Come Out To Play

30 comments:

Marina said...

I think the embellishments of the fence, cloud and bingo cards are just perfect for this. A great card which I'm sure he'll love.

Loz said...

This is Fabulous and Noah will LOVE this Pia..Loz

sandie said...

I think this is perfect for an 8 year old. I love the popped up cloud and the fence, this all compliments the soft colouring x

Sue said...

Such a fabulous card Pia. I love the image, gorgeous papers and wonderful detailing. The black highlighting around the letters looks so effective.
Sue xx

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Pia, I love this LOTV image and you have added lots of brilliant details.
Pauline
x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is awesome Pia. Any 8 year would love it and I am sure Noah will. especially with his name on. He will feel all important.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Lau W said...

Oh superb details on this card, fabulous design and colors !!
xxx

Newell DymoUK said...

Hi Pia,

Just wanted to pop in to say that the design you have there is so adorable, it really comes to life in front of ones eyes.

The use of the Dymo tape really adds to the 'pop' that this design has produced.

Great job and a great share!

With best regards,
Jesper K
DYMOSupport

Janet McLaughlin said...

What a perfect card for an 8 year old! I am sure he will love it! Any kid would love it! Beautiful, Pia!

chrissy xx said...

A FABulous Fun card for an 8 year old. LOving your design Pia so much detail.
Great stitching too...LOve it.
Chrissyxx

Caz s said...

Gorgeous..Thank you for sharing with us at Digi Choosday. And good luck..

Caz DC DT xx
My Blog
Pennys Paper-Crafty DT
Digi Choosday DT

Chrissy said...

Fantastic card Pia..love the cute image and all your details are wonderful..brilliant design.

luv CHRISSYxx

Laine said...

Fabulous image and lots of lovely detail Pai.
Laine
xx

scrAPpamondo said...

Me too love the LOTV stamps, and this little footballer is very sweet, I'm sure that your nephew will be happy of it and of his name!
The letters look great with the black border, great simple idea, I will try!
Love how you made the background, the trapezoidal piece of blue DP matches well with the more light paper and the burlap. All the details are very beautiful and give to the card a "pop effect" so pretty
Hugs

Ema M said...

What a super cute boy's card! Thanks for sharing and joining us at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
Ema
IDCB Owner

Monika Reeck said...

Oh I love your boy card
it is stunniiingggg
Love the name there the fence the color combo the LOTV image and the 8 there you really put many embelishment here and all in good harmony...if me I cant put so much Pia my card will be bad..it will go to trash..I am not good at putting much embelishmant in here you have stat you have cloud fence twine also charm woohoooo awesome card Pia..luv this...hugs, Monika

scrappymo! said...

Looks wonderful!

I LOTV images and yours is coloured so nicely. The twine, jute, clouds, fence, etc add up to the perfect embellies!!!

scrappymo! said...

Me again!
Forgot to say that snow sounds terrible for this time of year! The city must be suffering from the wright of it, as you say.

When I was first married, we lived for about 5 years in the Rocky Mountains in an area called the Kootenay's. We could get snow until may most years, but once got a killing frost on the July 1st weekend! Winter went down to 40 or 45 below zero

Now we live beside Vancouver and get rain , rain , and more rain! Umbrella stores do well here! Lol

Donna said...

This image is adorable, and all the embellishing is perfect!I hope Noahs mom frames this for him, it is a true treasure.

Tammy said...

Oh what a cute card for a little boy, Pia! I love that fab LOTV image and all of your added embellishments!!
Tammy x

Anet van Zyl said...

Gorgeous card Pia. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Penny's Paper-Crafty. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

aussie aNNie said...

Gorgeous creation once again...lovely added goodies and beautiful colour tones. Have a great weekend xxx
{The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}

Asha said...

Noah is going to be thrilled to bits! It may be fussy but it's still very much a boy-card! LOVE it (and he will too!). Have a fabby weekend.
x Asha

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Lisa said...

Pia, it's perfect! It may be more than you normally add, but looking at it, you need it all on there. The play with words, the celebration age, the fence, the cloud, his name and that fabulous image, it's all so wonderful! What a fantastic card. Sounds to me like he knows he's loved. :)
Hugs to you and have a super weekend.
Lisa x

MaryH said...

I love the LOTV images too and this one is a perfect image for a young man. Great colors in the neutral palatte, with the cute ticket, dimensional fencing and the burlap. Like the plaid base too. Loved the extra detail of the sentiment which looks like one of the Dynamo tags that are used for labeling. Just right for a 'boy' card. He will love it! TFS & Happy wkend.

Melanie said...

A fab card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our " Boys and Girls come out to play” challenge over at Penny’s & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
(DT Come and Get It)
(GDT Kreativzeit Challenges)

Mervi said...

Cute card for boy, beautiful colours and sweet details;-))m

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

Hi there Pia .
Super boys card . Love the image from LOTV
and your embellishing pieces coordinate so well .
hugs Shirley-Anne

crafty-stamper said...

Brilliant card perfect for an 8year old-I love the image,papers and love the embellishments
Carol x