Slam Dunk Thank You

2 Comments

Slam Dunk Thank You

Inside: Thank You!

Last month at work we were raising money for Big Brothers Big Sister. The local Police Dept (SPD) and the local Sheriff Dept (GCSD) play a basketball game every year where all the money raised goes to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Well my boss started talk crud that he could out sell me on tickets/donations to Big Brother Big Sister. So I told him it was on like Donkey Kong!! I sent an email to my family and friends and in less than 2 weeks they raised $550.00!!! Yay for family and friends!! As my SIL would say “we crushed him!” as my boss only raised $240.00. But we accomplished the main goal and that was we beat the Sheriff’s dept in raising the most money! So to thank my family and friends I made 19 of these cards to send out!

I did black and blue to represent that the local Police Dept (SPD) won!! The image is a free clip art I found on the internet. I used sketch #4 of the April Card Sketch Challenge.

1) April Card Sketch Challenge – Sketch #4 – original sketch MFTWSC326.

Supplies:
Clip Art: Basketball Net Clipart @ Clipart Kid
Cardstock: Bazzill (Bazzill Blue, Pumpkin Patch, White, Raven)
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accent/Tools: corner rounder

Save

No Perfect Parents

Leave a comment

no-perfect-parents

This card is made for an angel swap I’m in. This is a different type of swap. Basically everyone puts in a name of someone that could use happy/encouragement mail in their mailbox. Then you are randomly given a name to send a card to.
The person requested the card to go to a man to offer him support of parenthood and let him know he rocks as a father. I asked a couple follow up questions and found out he plays basketball with his son every weekend.
So I started praying to find out what kind of card God wanted him to get. I looked at quotes and found 2 that I felt led to use. I was going to make two different cards but ended up with the holy spirit prompting me to use the 2nd one inside:
“There will be so many times
you feel like you’ve failed.
But in the eyes, heart, and mind
of your child you ARE Super Dad.
You are their world.
And you are doing a fabulous job.”
– Stephanie Precourt

A little background on the inside quote. The original quote says Mom. But I really felt it is what I needed to send. So I wrote Stephanie and asked her if it had every been changed and would she mind if I changed Mom to Dad. She said she doesn’t think it has been changed but can totally see how it pertains to both parents so she gave me permission to change it!

I used MOJO Monday #420 sketch for my inspiration.

SUPPLIES:
Image: Sports Ball Set @ Miss Kate Cuttables
Cardstock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: The Paper Studio (Murphy’s Square)
Accents/Tools: brads, making memories paper edge scraper, 1/6 pop dots

Sport Themed Valentines

1 Comment

Had some customers want sport themed Valentine’s for their kiddos. I made 3 different ones with this style. One of the ladies wanted 3 sports (soccer, football and basketball) for her kids. So I made the basketball and football different so all the kids have their own individual card.

Valentine Soccer

Valentine Baseball

Valentine Basketball 2

I used a sketch but not sure whose sketch it is as it was a challenge on Scrapbook.com.

CHALLENGES:
1) Feb Card Sketch Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – sketch #3

Valentine Basketball

I used Sketch Saturday#254 as my inspiration.

CHALLENGES:
1. Feb Inspirational Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – Favorites Category – use a sketch, technique, or saved card that you have been wanting to make.

Valentine Football

I used Sketch Saturday #272 as my inspiration.

CHALLENGES:
1. Feb Inspirational Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com– Favorites Category – use a sketch, technique, or saved card that you have been wanting to make.

SUPPLIES:

Soccer Card:

Digital Image: Sports Heart Set at Miss Kate Cuttables
Cardstock: Bazzill
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: foam dots, Cuttlebug embossing folder Honeycomb

Baseball Card:

Digital Image: Sports Heart Set at Miss Kate Cuttables
Cardstock: Bazzill
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: foam dots, Lifestyle Crafts Embossing folder Zig Zag

Basketball Card:

Digital Image: Sports Heart Set at Miss Kate Cuttables
Cardstock: Bazzill
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: foam dots, Cuttlebug embossing folder Polka Dots

Basketball Card #2:

Digital Image: Sports Heart Set at Miss Kate Cuttables
Cardstock: Bazzill
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: foam dots, Cuttlebug embossing folder Polka Dots

Football Card:

Digital Image: Sports Heart Set at Miss Kate Cuttables
Cardstock: Bazzill
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: foam dots, Darice embossing folder Dot Background