Saturday, March 14, 2009

Cinema Saturday Creative Challenge - #23 "Waking Ned Devine"

First of all I would like to wish Brooke and her Dear Husband a Happy 18th anniversary tomorrow!! YAY!!!  They are such a cutie couple who just inspire me with their love for each other - Happy Anniversary you guys!!!! 
Top of the Morning to ya!!! With St. Patty's right around the corner (Tuesday, March 17th), we wanted to do a fun a little Irish movie - and we were so excited to pick the fun comedy released in 1998: Waking Ned Devine This movie won 7 awards and 9 nominations and is definitely a sweet and fun comdey - A quick simple plot summary from Wikipedia reads: " When word reaches Jackie O'Shea (Bannen) and Michael O'Sullivan (Kelly), two elderly best friends, that someone in their tiny Irish village of Tulaigh Mhór (Tullymore) has won the Irish National Lottery's Lotto game, they go to great lengths to find the winner so they can share the wealth.
So you have never seen the movie? No worries!!! Brooke found a link on where you can watch the whole movie for free in the comfort of your own home... of your own house!! yay! 
****** We thought that a fun required element for this week would be to go green!
Add a little green to your card - or a whole lot of green --- which ever you would like...Just have fun!!!! **********

Brooke Card Inspired by the movie: Waking Ned Devine~

Ok girls! I totally had so much fun making this card. Wouldn't you totally love getting an invitation to a game night with friends like this. You totally have to plan an amazing night of fun after giving a card that says FUN!  I know this card doesn't say lottery but I think winning the Jackpot is kinda the same idea. We are a family that really LOVES to play games. I think I might even make these invitation for my kids to invite them to a game night at our own house just let them know we think they are COOL and we are excited hang out with them.  I  check to see if they had this movie on instant download and no luck. I tried Youtube, No luck. I struck the jackpot with though. Here is the link if you would like to view this movie with out even leaving your homes.

Full length film

I am going to try to make another card this week that might look a little more like the movie. But if not. I hope you enjoy creating a WINNER!

Sankari's Card for Brooke & Regan inspired by Waking Ned Devine

First of all, I just LOVE this movie (and I canNOT believe that it was released almost 11 years ago? where did the time fly?) I love the comedy in this movie and just love the town coming togeher... also love the little love story too... I have to admit that I had a slight crush on James Nesbitt :) I love it at the end when they toast to Ned ... what an amazing amazing shot!!!! I hope all of you have a chance to see this movie - sooo thrilled that Brooke found it on Hulu!! (And if you haven't heard of --- you have to check it out - what an awesome site!!! And second of all, I LOVE green -- its my favorite color, so I decided to go almost all green!

Well - my card is an anniversary card for my dear friend Brooke and her husband Regan, whose anniversary is tomorrow!! YAY!!! 

Congrats on 18 you guys! I have been meaning to make a card all week and mail it out to them... but that just did not happen... in trying to figure out a card for this movie - I had an aha! moment... to make a card using the lottery theme!! So I used the date from their wedding to kind of look like lottery numbers/ coin slot machine and then stamped the sentiment: lucky day underneath. The inside of the card is also decorated with the same color motif and also I stamped the sentiment Happy Anniversary

Brooke and her husband are just soooo cute!! I have so enjoyed getting to talk to both of them on the phone - Reagan has the best hellos! He always makes me feel so welcome and always cracks me up too! He simply adores Brooke, I remember I called one time when they were getting ready to go out and Brooke was getting dressed... and Reagan said something like.. She is putting on her make up, although she doesn't need any - she is just perfect as she is..... awwww!!! And you all know how much I adore Brooke - she is just the sweetest!!! They are just soooo cute together on the phone and I can't wait to meet both of them someday soon!!!  Happy Anniversary you two love birds!!!

You can check out my blog for more details!
Sunny Hugs from Iowa,
PS - okay sunny hugs from the heart - because its pretty overcast right now :)

So are you ready to play along!! We sure hope you join us this week!

All of you have to do is make a card, layout or altered project that has some green element and that is inspired by the movie Waking Ned Devine (from the costumes, music, characters, furniture, anything from the movie that inspires you!) and link your creation to our blog by commenting on this post. If you are uploading to SCS please use the keyword: CSCC23 and if you are uploading it to PapercraftPlanet - please use the keyword: cinemasaturday (all lowercase and all ONE word :). 

Please link to our blog by this Thursday, March19th, 2009 by 12pm PST.

Welcome to all our new players and returning players!!! We are simply floored by your beautiful creations!! LOVE it! and most of all - we love hearing which part of the movie you guys like the best!  We always have such a hard time picking the Audreys because we just LOVE all of your creations!!!! We totally loved the bling on Jamiee's card from her Bride and Prejudice card (the gems on the flowers looked like it was from a sari - beautiful!) and we loved Laurie's Singing in the Rain card (it is just so unique and has such beautiful vintage feel)- we hope you ladies will post the Audrey on your blogs for your beautiful creations! Thank you ladies and thank you to all who played along with us this week and the previous weeks - you guys make this sooo much fun for us!!!

Please tell your friends about this challenge and have them join us in this fun challenge. 
We can't wait to see your creations for this week's movie pick!!!

Hugs to all!
Sankari and Brooke

PS. We are finally using Mr. Linky! YAY! Please make sure that when you are linking - that you go and link only the direct link to your POST not to your blog!!! For more information on how to do this -Kristina Werner has made an awesome tutorial video that shows how to do this - you can watch it here. We hope that this makes it easier to see everyone's entries!!! Hope you enjoy the new Mr. Linkys feature!!!!


Libby Hickson said...

Well I did guess you might have a St. Patty's theme - but no way would I have ever gotten this movie, I haven't seen it! Maybe I need to suggest it for movie night with hubby tonight! :-) Love both of your cards - the game night invitation is too fun, and the anniversary card is just perfect! Thanks as always for adding a little excitement to my Fri/Sat, it's crazy how much I love to watch the sneak peeks and reveal! :-)

Sankari W. said...

Oh Libby - when I read your comment that it could be St. Patty themed - I was like -- wow, they are going to guess it and its only 11am!!!!

Hope you guys enjoy this movie ! Its definitely a fun one!!!

Brooke - I adore you!!! Hope you have the bestest anniversary EVER!!!! And I love your game night themed invite - sooo fabulous!!!

I am SOOOO excited that you can watch the whole movie at!!!!! YAY!!!!

Here is the link again for Hulu where you can watch it for free:

I can't tell you how many Hulu hours I have logged while making cards :)

Happy Sat. everyone!!!

Brooke S said...

AHH! You are the sweetest girliy-friend ever! I totally love you to death. How sweet you totally ROCK.

Happy Holi day We hope you and your family have a great celeration...

Warm Sunshine Hugs

Anthonette said...

I saw the movie years ago, but it will be fun to see it again. I'm glad it's on Hulu. We LOVE! We watch shows at night before bed, like "30 Rock".

Amy, Ottawa, Canada said...

Oh I LOVED that movie. DH & I saw it like 10 years ago or more in the theatres. Absolutely hilarious bits & just a wonderful movie. Can't wait to play this week.

Carol Dunstan said...

I shall have to see if MIL has this, Hulu only works if you are in the US. And I was right about those peeks being from the one shot!

Suzanne said...

Thanks for the info about I hadn't heard of it. I'm sure my kids have but i'm the last to know! I just order the game night stamp set and love your card. I can't wait to see the movie. Very tricky, same scene sneak peak, & how did you guess that Carol? Gotta see the movie. Thanks for letting me join in with my guessing.

Carol Dunstan said...

I just thought the lighting and the angle and wood all looked to match! And then when I started seeing the eggs I thought "small/country town general store"... we just needed to put that with the Irish theme and we may have got it, LOL.

Chat Noir said...

Hi Ladies, well that was an inspired choice for an movie!! I cant believe no-one commented on the guys going for a swim. My very favourite scene is that bit of rapid bicycle riding (you HAVE to see it to know it). My husband and son and I saw it in the front row of our local cinema and almost didn't stay because the seats were SO close to the front.... but then we laughed so much it made up for the discomfort. Happy St Patrick's Day on Tuesday everyone and Happy Anniversary Brooke.

scrapperjulia said...

I did watch this movie on tonight. I loved the part with the skinny, naked man on the bicycle! I don't believe that I had seen this before. I had fun making this card. I don't know if I am "lucky" or not by being the first one!

Jaimee said...

only just got here this week..what a madhouse its been. I havent seen this movie but it sounds great,hopefully will get a chance tomorrow...i adore both cards Sankari and Brooke and congratulations on your anniversary

Kelly Lunceford said...

I absolutely love this movie! I am thrilled!

Libby Hickson said...

Yay!! I managed to play along this week! Thanks for the fun movie choice ladies!! If only I had a stamp of a old man's naked bum, you KNOW I would have made that card! LOL!

Carol Dunstan said...

finally watching this :-) And ooh, it's Mrs Hawking ;-)

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