Life Is Sweet If You Are A Roller Skating Emu

by Joanne James21. June 2023 09:20

Today I'm sharing a card that was inspired by a new-to-me word that Time Out Challenges introduced me to:


I used the layout from Sketch Saturday to make my card that totally sums up the meaning of the word 'sportive' to me - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

What could be more playful and lighthearted than a roller skating emu, I wonder?! Whilst I'm not sure roller skating is considered a 'sport', it's certainly fun. I fussy cut my emu from the Zoo Crew designer paper and paired him with some Lemon Lolly stripes and an oversize sentiment from the 'Sweetest Cherries' stamp set: 


A stitched frame and trio of Lemon Lolly solid gems complete today's card. This card makes me smile! I might even send it to one of my oldest friends, who one summer spent our entire summer vacation trying to teach me to roller skate. She was so good at it and even after 6 weeks of what felt like daily practice, I still had all the hallmarks of Bambi on wheels, but we had so much fun in the process it didn't matter. Happy childhood memories!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Remember - today is free shipping day! If you are looking for something to pop in your shopping basket, I would highly recommend a pack or two of the Bright & Beautiful designer series paper - it's so versatile and I've used lots of mine already!

Enjoy your day; I am out and about as both James Juniors have exams today. I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (8) -

6/21/2023 10:24:48 AM #

Such a cute and fun card..Love the background pastel color so much..Great design..Thank you so much for playing with us at Time Out. Hugsxx Deepti

Stephanie Lanzalotto
Stephanie LanzalottoUnited States
6/21/2023 7:49:34 PM #

A roller skating emu? Definitely qualifies for "sportive". Most of us never heard of this word... but this emu certainly is playful and FUN! Always great to see you at Time Out. Thanks for playing with us!

Diane Hover
Diane HoverUnited States
6/22/2023 8:31:20 AM #

This is really really cute and a great take on our sketch!
Thank you for joining our challenge at Sketch Saturday!
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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
6/23/2023 12:51:15 AM #

Definitely cute....I think I've heard of the word sportive but I don't think I've ever used it in a sentence!  Regardless, I am loving everything about your fun card!

Dena Hughes
Dena HughesUnited States
6/23/2023 2:10:16 PM #

What a fun card, Joanne. That image is adorable and I love the happy yellow. Thank you so much for sharing at Sketch Saturday.

Tristan Goldsmith
Tristan GoldsmithAustralia
6/24/2023 2:19:33 AM #

Super cute and fun card Joanne. Love the yellow colour scheme how you've used out sketch. Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday.

Kim S
Kim SUnited States
6/24/2023 12:06:29 PM #

I have to admit that Lemon Lolly was my least favorite of the new color refresh - but it totally works with your fun card!!  

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
6/26/2023 11:45:16 PM #

OH my! So sweet! Between you and one of my downlines, I am going to have to get this. I am resisting but maybe it's futile. Smile

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