Saturday, 23 July 2011

Awesome Lil Luca For Sketch Saturday #165

Good Morning peoples!
I hope you are all well?
Well, the Summer holidays are finally here!! great to have my Son home...great not to have to get up early in the morning... but not so great that my crafting time will be limited :(

Before I move on to this weeks Sketch Saturday I wanted to share my FABBY NEWS!!
This week I won $50 over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge!!
HOW AWESOME is that???
there were SO many amazing products to choose from that it took me a WHOLE day to finish my order LOL!!
Thanks SSS!!
ALSO I won a Simply Sassy stamp over on the Simply Sassy blog!!
Thanks Simply Sassy Girls!!!
I've never won anything before in my life!! and then I win 2 things in the same week!!
How lucky am I??

Okay, So on to this weeks Sketch Saturday Challenge...
I have to admit, this weeks sketch caused me a headache... I don't know why??  really its a fabulous sketch and a nice and simple one too!
maybe its just me having a no mojo moment!
Anyway after a WHOLE day... heres what I came up with...

I made this card to give to my Son, for doing so well in his first year of secondary school!
He's had a brilliant year, and we are SO proud of him!
He reminds me SO much of my Son, he's growing his hair now, and he's ever so fussy about it, I even had to straighten it for him when we went to his school awards evening on Wednesday!!LOL!!

I've coloured Luca with Promarkers...
I've created the brown striped paper with a sandstone promarker.
and hole punched some lined paper for the next layer, which I've stuck at an angle, and threaded some twine through the holes.
The horizontal strips are DCWV Rockstar
The 'abc' panel is from a sassafrass stack
The circle is cut from a MME paper set
The brackets are die cuts from the same MME set... as is the tab
The AWESOME sentiment was created on the PC
I've added a punched circle from newspaper
and buttons and paperclips from my stash...

think thats about it!

I've made this card with the following challenges in mind...
Simon Says Stamp - Newspaper (okay, so theres not much of it, but its there!)
Tickled Pink - Spots and Stripes
My Mums Craft Shop - For a Teen
Totally Papercrafts - One for the boys

Thanks for visiting me today, and thanks for all the lovely comments you've been leaving me... it really means alot!



Faye said...

It might have taken all day, but it's so worth it. Awesome. Completely awesome. xxx
Oh and congrats on your fabby wins. And thanks for playing at MMCS. x

Joey said...

Hiya Hunny

this is stunning!gorgeous colouring as always, love the layout. Congrats on your 2 wins :D
Joey xx

Lou Mac said...

Woahhhh!! Congrats all round. Two AWESOME wins!! You go girl! :D

I LOVE this card - such an eclectic mix of loads of products - it may have taken you all day but it was totally worth it. It's awesome! ;)

You used the finenibs on his hair? It looks brilliant!! xo

Jemima's Jems said...

hi there sweetie, wow a gorgeous card, fabby iamge and so beautifully put together the 'Paula' way:)

Congrats on your wins, thats brill news:)

hope ya well, enjoy your summer. miss you:)

BTW thanks for joining us at MMCS

Riet said...

So gorgeous card,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Pami said...

Wow Paula, congratulations on your recent wins, how wonderful. Your card is very cool, I hate doing male cards but this is just awesome. I love all the little extras that you add. Have a great day. Pami x

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous.

louise said...

Fabulous card love all the detail my boys would love this card,congrats on your win and have fun spending.
Louise xx

Cazza said...

Wow Paula, it may have taken you all day but sooooo worth it, it totally rocks!!
Huge congrats on your wins too, you can't beat a bit of new stash can you!! :o))

Lorraine A said...

fabulous card Paula :-)I am sure your son really appreciates this,, even tho at that age they may not want to admit it !! :-)
congratulations on your double win ,, things tend to come in 3's so maybe you're in for another ,,, don't forget to buy lottery tickets !! :-)

thanks for joining us on the TPC and Simon Says Stamp Challenges :-)
Lols x x x

Mary J said...

This really is an AWESOME card Paula!!

Sue said...

Hi ya
congratulations on ya wins, can i rub your arm, lol
totally fabulous card, awesome colouring on this fab image, great papers & design, thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

.:♥MMDesigns♥:. said...

Whoohoo... 2 wins in one week!!! AWESOME... but knowing you are a spy... I'm wondering if you cheated somehow...hmmmmmm!!! (raising eyebrows) Your card is awesome hun! Even though it took you all day...I love it!!!
Hugs, Marit. (aka 007)
..:: xXx ::..

Cor* said...

This is so KEWL! I'm sure he loved this card as much as I do....BTW My address is ! Seriously.....amazing details with the parenthases (sp?) and your coloring is SUW-weet! Thanks so much for getting dotty & striped with us at TPSC this week!

debby4000 said...

Just popping back to say thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.

Regan said...

You would never know from looking at this amazing creation that the sketch gave you a headache! It's awesome! Love all the little school-related accents! The brackets are super cool! Wonderful coloring too! Thanks for joining us at Tickled Pink Stamps Challenges this week for spots & stripes! :)
Regan ~ Design Team

Leonie said...

Wow this is awesome and your colouring is amazing!!! Love all your bits and pieces too. Thanks so much for joing in with us this week at TPSC for our spots and stripes challenge.
Hugs Leonie

Anita said...

Wow, this is amazing. Beautiful coloring and I love all the bits and bobs you've added. Great male card too.