Today, I'm feeling more like Iron Man: flying from place to place, getting the job done completely and efficiently...hmmm...that sounds suspiciously like Pepper Potts too!
Thanks to Brooke and Sankari at Cinema Saturday for this Superhero inspiration with their feature this week:
I was so excited to have an action flick -LOVE THEM!! Especially Iron Man -it's one of my favorites!
My sweet boy was excited too -he wants to be an inventor like Tony Stark someday, and is always using his ginormous imaginations to come up with some kind of machine, building, etc.
Knowing that I've got a crazy week ahead (pull out super-mom cape), I did not want to miss this week, and got right on it.
There were so many things I could have pulled from this film, but I settled on just a couple: The classic Iron Man colors -Cherry Cobbler and More Mustard, who knew! I also added some silver/pewter to pay homage to Tony's original Iron Man "outfit". The other I used was his heart, both his human and his machine hearts. Tony's character grew up so much -he went from playboy philanthropist, to country hero with a pretty good set of priorities.When I found out the challenge, I immediately remembered this stamp I had (I use it pretty regularly): "It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are", I feel like this is both representative of the Tony Stark character, and the actor who portrays him: Robert Downey Jr, who has had some very public rough times in life, and somehow always finds the courage to pick himself up and be better than he was.
Here is my card:
And...here is my little guy's card. He was inspired by the music in the movie (he wrote out the lyrics we sing along to one of the tunes, and colored a music note), and of course the imagination of Tony Stark to create the Iron man suit (drawn flying through the blue sky).
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