Tuesday, September 14, 2010

A Note To Self....

...make a post for the Digital Tuesday Challenge on Tuesday! Well, I remembered, LOL. Welcome to this weeks Digital Tuesday Challenge.


This weeks sponsor is Dustin Pike at Doodle Dragon Studios.

One SUPER lucky winner will get to choose 3 of his awesome images!!! Three!!! WOW

The challenge? Make something that is SPORT RELATED.

While I was contemplating what to make, I decided one thing...I will not cave in to football season. Yup, I am NOT a fan of football (to put it mildly)
Are you one of the many that needs to constantly write notes to yourself? I am! I have more notes floating around on my computer desk, that I am surprised I don't loose some of them. Then a couple of weeks ago, Paul gave me a wonderful leather spiral notebook. I love spiral bound, so much easier to use. Now I have a snazzy place to keep all my notes in one place.

I was thinking about all the kids going back to school and decided they need a notebook too. The ones for writing homework in do not have ample space IMHO, LOL. So I pulled out a spiral notebook I bought for $1 at one of the big box craft stores.

Anyway.....I used one of the adorable and free (yeah!) digi stamps from Sliekje's Digi Stamps.
I picture this little guy heading for the skate board park near his home where skate boarding is definitely considered a sport!
For a closure I used a large eyelet and brad from a tutorial I found  here. What a super cool idea she came up with. All I did was attach them using my E6000 glue. I don't think that even the little boy I give this to will be able to knock t off! I do not have the type of pony tail elastic she used in the tutorial. Therefore I used some of Stampin' Up's elastic cord, which I glued to the inside back cover, to wrap around the closure.  This SU elastic is quite thin though, so I am thinking that on my next shopping trip I will pick up a package and replace the thin cord.

Well, looks like I am super chatty today so I think I will tell you a secret. Some time tomorrow I will be posting some blog candy. What I have I am sure everyone will like! Not only that, it will be super easy to enter into the drawing. Double YEAH! So peek in tomorrows and see what I have in store, OK

Hugs,

4 comments:

Ellie said...

What a super cute gift this makes! Love the sweet image, it's colored beautifully.
Can't wait to see your fun blog candy tomorrow!!

Maria Matter said...

this is so cute Sandy, fabulous coloring!!!

I'll just slip away quietly now to watch my football games....lol!
hugs & blessings!

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~Michelle~ said...

very cute!! your coloring is perfection! :)