Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Gotta catch 'em all!

Here in the UK, there's a new craze sweeping the country. I believe it's big in the USA too. I won't mention the name just in case they have strict copyright rules, like Disney do, but everywhere you go at the moment you'll see people, young and not-so-young, walking intently around while staring hard at their phone screens. You see, they've gotta catch 'em all!

I've not been tempted to try the game, but I thought one of the images I keep seeing associated with it would be a quick and simple make to bring to the Snippets Playground this week. A bit of googling showed me that as well as this strange ball-ey thing, being part of it, the colours blue and yellow dominate in the logo, and pitting all that together gave me red, blue and yellow - ideal for a last minute entry to The Male Room's Red, Blue and one Other Colour challenge.

I die cut all the shapes for the thinugummyjig, and embossed the background with an Mbossabilities folder just to add a little bit of interest. Then I computer generated a sentiment that a friend's child tells me is associated with the game, and I thought was in any case a great one to use on a card (I wonder if this game will still be popular by Valentine's Day next year? It could make an interesting off-the-wall V-day card!).

All the card came from my snippets box, it's a great way to use up a handful of scraps.

7 comments:

  1. A brilliant card Jane, it would make a fun valentine card, a great idea.
    Pauline
    x

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  2. Ha, I only heard about this very recently Jane! Great idea and as Pauline says - it would make a super Valentine card, if the craze hasn't moved onto something else by then!

    Great to see you in the Playground.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  3. Well, that's definitely an up to the minute card! Fabulous. Cara x

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  4. Great card Jane! Hopefully my grandsons aren't in to this game!

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  5. A great idea Jane for a really fun and colourful card. We saw loads of all ages playing this game when we went to the Olympic park in London a couple of weeks ago. Barbxx

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  6. Perfectly topical card, great idea. Thanks for joining us at TMR.

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  7. The game's big over here too!!! But at least the kids have to walk around this time! Love your take on the challenge - this is perfect! Sorry to be so late commenting, and thanks so much for playing along with our colour challenge at The Male Room! Deborah, DT.

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