Sunday, 13 July 2014


My brother plays a lot of hockey and is in a few different teams, so for his birthday it had to be a hockey card. I discovered tagxedo and had great fun creating the personalised background (word cloud) out of all the words I inputted. Its easy to personalise and the added bonus is that its free! I found a picture of his kit and a great digi from Kenny K. I tried my best to copy his kit and converted the blades on the image in to wheels as he plays roller hockey. I distressed the edges of the word cloud and sentiment with Tim Holtz Faded Jeans. I'm very happy with it and I hope he is too!

Paper - My stash, free paper from Far Far Hill and personalised word cloud from Tagxedo
Sentiment - Craftwork cards
Image - Hockey by Kenny K and coloured with Pro Markers

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
The Cheerful Stamp Pad - #90 Use a digital background
The Crafty Bloggers Network - Red, White & Blue
Crafts 4 Eternity - #184 Sport
Digitally Sweet - Boys at play
Jellypark Challenges - Red, White & Blue
SweetPea Stampers - For the boys/men
Digistamps 4 Joy - #96 For the boys
Loves Rubber Stamping - Red, White & Blue
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Birthday
Creative Card Crew - Masculine


  1. OMG this is awesome and he's going to LOVE it! Great background ... will have to checkout that site, thanks for the link! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘BIRTHDAY’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  2. Love your word cloud, your digi is coloured beautifully. Great card.

    Thank you for joining us at Digitally Sweet Challenges!

  3. fab and fantastic card.
    Thanks for join us at
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}


  4. What a cool card, I bet he loves it!
    Glad you could join the Loves Rubberstamps challenge, please join our sunday bloghop too,
    HUgs Blankina

  5. This is a fantastic card. I think your brother will love this! Thank you for sharing at Sweet Pea Stampers. We wish you good luck and we hope to see you again. Sylvia, DT-member

  6. Fabulous card. Love the image and the word cloud you have created. I bet your brother loved it. Thanks for playing along at Loves Rubberstamps.


  7. this card is such fun! thank you for entering our "ise a digital background" challenge at the cheerful stamp pad! xo

  8. This is a great card. I am sure he will love it. Thank you for joining the challenge at Sweet Pea Stampers

  9. What a cool card! Thank for joining our challenge at Creative Card Crew
    Big Hug

  10. very nice card
    thank you for your participation in "Sport" challenge on Craft 4 Eternity

  11. Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for Cheerful Stamp Pad challenge 90 'use a digital background', Hazel, DT - hope to see you again soon x

  12. This is a beautiful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘FOR THE BOYS’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  13. I bet your brother was thrilled to bits with his amazing card. Fab colouring and layout, thank you so much for sharing it with us over at Jellypark Friends. Mel :o)

  14. WOW, he will just love it!
    Thank you for joining us at Digitally Sweet!

  15. This is fabulous! So much work has gone into it. Thanks for joining us at c4e. keeley

  16. Amazing design and dazzling embellishments, simply an awesome card.  Digistamps4Joy.Berni (DT Member)

  17. Absolute lovely Masculine card Thank you for joining us at DigiStamps4Joy. Good luck on the draw. Hope to see you come back. Hugs, Antoinette {DT}

  18. I love the Word Cloud background. Thanks for sharing at The Cheerful Stamp Pad.



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