Go Red Sox!

We really enjoyed learning all about baseball whilst in America and watching the Boston Red Sox in the playoffs on TV. On our return we continued to follow the games being played and were delighted when they won the World Series – Go Red Sox!

For the background I stamped with a Hessian stamp using Pistachio Memento Ink and a Sketchy stamp using Potter’s Clay Memento Ink; both the stamps are by Kaisercraft and I chose the colours to depict the grass and sand of the baseball field. Next I added some vintage baseball images and words which are rub-on transfers by Royal & Langnickel. To depict the baseballs, I drew circles with baseball stitching using a black Uni Pin marker around some of the edges of the page. The stars are stencilled using Pébéo modelling paste and coloured using Red Cherry Faber-Castell Gelato. To finish, I added some Boston Red Sox images which are coloured using a red Uni Posca Paint Pen and stuck into place using a glue stick or double-sided foam tape.

As T Stands for Tuesday, I’m sharing my Punkin Beer by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in its Boston Red Sox bottle cooler; while we stayed with our friends it became a tradition for me to always have this cooler as they won the first time I used it so I was told it bought the Red Sox good luck (grin!). This photo was taken while on the party boat on the lake and you can find more photos of our time on the boat here if you are interested. My sandwich is turkey salad – yum! Happy T Day!

My post is a little shorter this week as yesterday I started my month of guest designing over at Simon Says Stamp for their Monday Challenge. Thank you to everyone for their kind comments on yesterday’s post, your support is very much appreciated!

I’m so excited and honoured to be in the Designer Spotlight and this week’s Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge is Make Your Own Background, it would be fabulous to see you there (grin!).

Challenges

I’m pleased to join the lovely Erika from BioArtGal, who is hosting the Vintage or Modern challenge over at Art Journal Journey as this page captures happy memories and I’m sure that she will join me to celebrate their win of the World Series – Go Red Sox!

I’m joining in the fun over at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge and their Anything Goes challenge with my Go Red Sox! art journal page.

As I’m thankful that the Red Sox won the World Series, this page is also a reminder that there is still another week to join the Thankful challenge at Try it on Tuesday too!

Thanks for joining me today! If you have any questions or comments, I would love to hear from you.

Here is a list of all the materials used to create this art journal page:

  • Tsukineko Memento Ink (Pistachio, Potter’s Clay)
  • Uni Pin Marker (Black 0.5mm, 0.8mm)
  • Faber-Castell Gelato (Red Cherry)
  • Uni Posca Paint Pen (Red)
  • Pébéo Modeling Paste
  • Kaisercraft Clear Stamp (Hessian CS153, Sketchy CS878)
  • Creative Stencils Craft Essentials (Stars MAOB0004)
  • Royal & Langnickel Rub-on Transfers (Baseball College #ROY875, Summer Sentiments #ROY505)
  • Recycled white card
  • Red Sox images
  • Pritt Stick
  • The Range double-sided foam tape
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22 thoughts on “Go Red Sox!

  1. you made a great journaling page… though when it comes to baseball, somebody could as well talk chinese to me;) funny, how different national sports can be…
    happy t-day ♥

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  2. Ah, our home team. You captured the excitement of the Series playoffs on your page. We were thrilled they won, too. And I had to laugh that your bottle cozy had to be used. Baseball fans are so superstitious. Himself wore his Red Sox jacket. I’m surprised he didn’t wear it to bed. 😀 Happy t Day

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  3. Simply gorgeous your fabulous page for the Red Sox team and I am sure they just won since you have used this cool bottle cozy!
    Another fab entry for Erika’s theme my friend!
    Thank you for supporting the AJJ collection this month so well!
    ♥♥♥
    Big hugs dear Jo and a happy T-Day-
    the boat lunch looks just so yummie!

    Susi

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  4. Hi Jo, I am so glad you were able to enjoy some baseball-and that you could also watch the games when you got back home.
    great journal page and I love your beverage cozy too.
    Happy T Hugs Kathy

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  5. It was a fabulous series! Except for a few too many late nights. (grin). I just adore your page and it is fun to see some celebrating the same team! Thanks for sharing it at AJJ also. It is perfect! You found the perfect images. Have you settled back into the home routine from your trip yet? And I think your lunch looks really good. We’ve had so much rain lately that a sunny day on a boat with a sandwich and a beer would be a perfect day.It seems like a long wait until summer again. Hope it was a fantastic T day. Hugs-Erika

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  6. I don’t know anything about baseball however, your journal page looked fantastic and interesting with all the details you added.
    Your sandwich on the boat looked yummy.
    Happy T day wishes Jo.
    Yvonne xx

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  7. Happy T Day Jo, the days all seem to roll into one for me at the moment so i’ve been playing catch up tonight (not stalking hee hee..!!)
    Lovely to be inspired by your recent USA visit and watching the Red Sox, I wonder if you will continue to follow them when the season restarts. Great homage to them, the red posca is the perfect shade of red.
    The Beer & sandwich sounds like Thanksgiving outdoors, delicious.
    Wishing you a fabulous week,
    Hugs Tracey xx

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  8. Sorry I’m late. Tuesday is my busiest day and I don’t get to see my computer until after 10 pm.
    Oh what a fun page. I have never watched american football and I didn’t know you could watch it on British tv. So it was extra special that they won in the end. (In part thanks to your Red Sox cooler!)
    Happy belated T-Day,
    Lisca

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  9. Great page, Jo. I love all the vintage baseball images you found. Hang onto that Boston Red Sox bottle cooler. Maybe you can help the Sox next season too 😉

    Happy T-day! Hugs, Eileen

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  10. This is a wonderful Art page Jo !! really gorgeous. I hope that Boston Red Sox will win!! My son likes baseball very much, and played it for two or three years, at the Barbarians!
    I wish you a very nice afternoon, big hugs, Caty

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    • OOhh Jo, I´m sorry I wrote something wrong, I would say that my son likes american football (not baseball) he corrected me yesterday when I commented him you like very much the Boston Red Sox. Well, he enjoyed his trip to NY very much, and visited many places. Then, they could visit Boston Common Park, the MIT, the quincy market,, center, financial buildings… and no much more before the fly back to Spain. They all loved this trip!!
      Wish you a nice day, big hugs.

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