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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Favorite Sports

I just can't express how much I love the Olympics. I look forward to it every two years. I find such joy watching all of these athletes who have worked so hard for so long participate in these events. And they are so peaceful and kind to each other. I just love it!

I do have my favorite sports.. I am REALLY enjoying the women's soccer, volleyball and beach volleyball. Those are three of my favorite all time sports! And they are doing so well! It is so exciting!! I really enjoyed watching the archery competition this year too! Who knew! I always enjoy watching the swimming competitions, but there are just so many swimming events! I even enjoyed watching some of the outdoor bicycle races this year.

Sports I don't understand... Tennis.. maybe if I understood it a bit more I might enjoy it better? Maybe.. I just don't know LOL Judo.. what is Judo all about? I thought it was a martial arts competition, but it seems to be more wrestling to me.. I found it very odd. And then there are those that I can watch a little bit of them, but then I get restless LOL They would be the water polo, hockey type games. Oh and basketball.. We have amazing basketball teams, but I have a hard time sitting there watching them. Basketball just doesn't do it for me. Then there are those that I just can't watch.. I tried.. I really did!!  Badminton, Table Tennis, Synchronized Swimming. Now, don't get me wrong.. these athletes are still amazing and I know they have all trained so hard.. Just not my cup of tea.

What would I like to see?  Hmm.... Grid Iron.. good ole American Football!! Now wouldn't that be fun LOL! Grueling Rugby.. now that would be fun! And what are they bringing to Rio?? I think they are bringing Rugby to Rio.. I'm not positive.. but I believe they are bring Golf. Yuck! LOL I will watch paint dry thank you.. LOL No.. I'm not a golfer.. and I can't imagine sitting there and watching it. I know I know.. another great sport.. again! Just not my cup of tea ;)

So what about you? What are your favorites... least favorites... want a sport added?

Here is a card I've worked on for a couple of days.. I've figured out that I can only seem to get a card finished every other day during the week. It is just too hard to get anything more done when you work all day. It doesn't help that the Olympics are on and a lot of my time is spent looking at the TV LOL!!


I used a bunch of scraps that I had..Basic Grey, Oh Baby! Boy. The planets are Itty Bitty from the Unity Stamp Company. It is called Solar Elem.. and I just love that stamp! the "You're Out Of This World" is from Market Street Stamps - Blast Off. I stitched on this card.. I colored the planets with my Prismacolor Pencils. I used my Brilliance Graphite Black to stamp the sentiment. That's it.. pretty simple card.

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21 comments:

terri foltz said...

Really cute card. I have that paper... I'm saving it for something. Not sure what... but I like what you did with it. Maybe I can get inspired!!

Sandy Trefger said...

Oh what a fun card! I love it for a manly card and so many different patterns of paper! Wonderful! Thanks for entering it for the Clear It Out Challenge!
~Sandy
sandy's crafty creations

Michelle said...

Fabulous card.
Thanks for joining us at CYP.
LG Michelle

Sassy Cheryl said...

Well, you used your scraps beautifully! This is super fun and adorable. What a fab card.
So glad you joined us this week in the FOR THE BOYS challenge this week at Sassy Cheryl's!

Desire Fourie said...

Susan this is lovely. Love the colours and design.
Hop on over to Doing Life - for a chance to win some lovely digi stamps to value of 20$.
Hugs
Desíre
Doing Life
Digistamps4Joy DT Member
Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member

Corrinne Quinn said...

What a beautiful way to use up your scraps! Thank you for playing with us at Clear It Out Challenges!

Happiness,
Corrinne

PS - I invite you to join me at Tuesday Alchemy http://tuesdayalchemy.blogspot.com for our newest challenge - BINGO!

Sharron aka Sharrahug said...

Love all of your 'scrappy' paper you used on this terrific card! Nicely done. Great job on your stitching too.
Thanks so much for joining us at Clear It Out. We hope to see you again soon.
Huggies ~
Sharron♥

Corrie said...

That is such a cute card, I love all the elements you used

Claire said...

Gorgeous card, love it, great way to use your scraps. little guy is so cute!

Sandra said...

a very nice card! a love it!
Thanks for joining us at Challenge up your life
xxx
Sandra

*Alison* said...

this is lots of fun.. i like your stitching.. Thanks so much for playing along with The Alley Way Stamps BE inspired challenge this week.. remember to be entered for the prize you need to use on of our stamps or a freebie from the blog.. hugs

Jill said...

gorgeous creation thanks so much for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

Maria Matter said...

great job using your scraps, this is wonderful!!

Barb said...

Great card! Love the patterned papers and elements. Thanks so much for joining us at TAWS BE Inspired challenge!

~ Sharon ~ said...

Great use of DP's and I love the stitching you added. Thanks for joining us at the Clear It Out Challenge Blog this week.

Renlymats World of Family & Crafts said...

This is so adorable. I just love the rocket ship. Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow. Hope to see you again soon.
Renee

Mona Eidhammer said...

This is so fabulous! Love the design. Thanks for entering our challenge over at Marianne`s Design Divas this month. Hugs...Mona

Paper Sewn Visions said...

Fabulous card. Love how you used your scraps to design this card. Thank you for sharing and joining in at NMWC. Hugs, Velma

K8 4man said...

What a fantastic Boyish card! I love it!! Thanks so much for taking the Clear It out Challenge!!

Rona said...

What an adorable card!!! So glad you played along with the Ippity challenge!!

Tammy (LaDiva) said...

Awesome design! Thanks for sharing in No Matter Which’s *Anything Goes* challenge and good luck !

Hugzzz

Tammy, NMWC DT at Créations LaDiva :) xx