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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Here I Come To Save the Day!

Coffee of the Day - Pumpkin Spice (hubby had it made piping hot for me when I woke up! what a sweetie!)

Hold onto your seats everyone, today is going to have several posts. you had better top off that coffee before we get started.... just sayin'......


Being that it's Tuesday, you can guess that we have a new challenge over at Top Tip Tuesdays. it's a really fun one, and quite the challenge if you are someone like me. We want to see you use items starting with your initials on your projects. :) isn't that a great challenge idea? really makes ya think for a few.....

Since my initials are J and S, it made things a bit on the interesting side..... but then as I was browsing through the Saturated Canary store, one of our sponsors, inspiration struck! what you see in my card is the result. I hope you like it. :)


I've used the image, 'The Force Boy' and papers from the Archaic collection by Basic Grey. sentiment is by  Create with TLC. his light saber is covered in shimmerz paint because it has to have that special glow. stars were punched from corrugated cardboard. sticker is one made with lined school paper and a little label.

so here are my lettered items: Jedi Knight, light saber, stars, squares, shimmerz paint, sponging, jute trim, Spellbinders die, and sticker.

Challenges:
Craftin' Desert Divas - anything goes linky party
Kaboodle Doodles - song or quote (this is actually from the Mighty Mouse theme song. I used to sing it all the time as a kid. I've told you what a geeky little nerd I am! grins!)
Love to Scrap - bingo: die cut, sentiment, buttons
A Gem of a Challenge - punch it out
Creative Corner - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
Creatalicious - for the boys
Lady Anne's - anything goes
Allsorts - use your new stash (new image & a new shade of brown SU! ink)
TTCRD - anything goes

16 comments:

*Vicki* said...

Oh my this is totally adorable Jenn!! Love the masculine colors and that sentiment goes so perfectly with the theme!! I really love these images!! HUGS :) I'll be watching for more!

sallysbitz2 said...

Such a great card. Perfect for the boys out there x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz2.blogspot.co.uk

Sarah said...

Great card for a boy Jennifer, just love the image and how you've coloured him. Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week x

Fran said...

Great card, thank you for joining us over at Kaboodle Doodles this week xxx

Kelly Lloyd said...

Great card thanks for joining us at a gem of a challenge and good luck
Hugs Kelly

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Fabulous card Jennifer!
Cute but cool image and great layout!
Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges.
Hugs,Sandra

Penny said...

Love this cute card, Jen! Really darling image, great design & fabulous stars! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Shuly said...

what a super challenge theme!! and isn't this little jedi absolutely irresistible!!!
great project, thanks for sharing on love to scrap! challenge blog
shuly dt

Rhonda Miller said...

I love your card. What a fun image.

Karen AKA Soccerboyzmom said...

Cute immage and choice of colors. Thanks for playing at Love to Scrap!!!!

Brenda said...

What a cute card! I love the images and those fabulous papers!! Thanks for joining us at Jo's FFC;-)

Tara Bruening said...

Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas “Anything Goes“ Linky Party.

Tara
Craftin Desert Diva's

Asmah Zainal Abidin said...

Hi Jennifer,
What a terrific boy card; lurving the pp. Nice image and coloring. Good job! Thank you for playing along with us at Lady Anne's Stamp Challenge and we hope to see you again soon. Good Luck :)
Hugs,
Asmah
[Lady Anne's Challenges DT Member]
[Qinaahana Arts And Crafts ~ My Personal Blog]

~ Jo ~ said...

Awesome card! Love all the colors and that pretty paper. Your image is colored so beautifully too. Thank you for joining us at Jo's FFC!

Hugs,
Jo
♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

Lori Aragon said...

I love this Jennifer! Your design is wonderful with the perfect sentiment... just made me smile :)
Hope you are having a great week ♥ xoxo

PaperDaisies said...

What a beautiful card. Love how you have coloured the adorable image. Great entry for our challenge over at Creatalicious. Hugs Nina