Thursday, March 3, 2011

A Chef and A Phone

What you think of my post title? LOL, I have no idea what to put. But those are the focus of my cards for today.

One of my favorite card maker is Torico. I love her clean style. She designs for There She Goes Stamps and just recently she started to sell her digital stamps on her Etsy store Birdie Brown. I know right away, I want to play with her stamps.

She only have 3 stamps on the store at this moment, but I just love this one!! He's such a cute chef. :)

I am entering this for Catered Crop FTR6 challenge. I followed their cooking theme, square shaped card, used pattern paper, lots of colors, paper trim, and distress ink. I love their challenge, cause you can just pick parts of the recipe to follow.

Now, for my next card, it's something abit unusual for me. As much as I love me Silhouette, I rarely used it to make shaped cards. Somehow it feels like cutting those parts, even though the machine cut it for you, is a lot of hassle. But, since I am in the mood of trying somehing new, I decided to give shaped card a try. I had this die on my Silhouette library for the longest time and this is the first time I am using it.

For this phone card I used the color combo from Totally Hues Challenge #2, which is to use aqua mist, ocean tides, raspberrr fizz, and chocolate color.

Paper Take Weekly - Anything goes + (optional) something old/not used for long time
Cupcake Craft - anything but square

Here's how it looks open.

What do you think of my retro phone? Did you ever miss the old rotary phone? I do. There's something nostalgic about the old school stuff. Like, I keep thinking I want an old typewriter for part of my home decor. Especially the one that has retro color. When I was in Seattle last year, I saw a red one and it looks so darn cool. I wanted to buy it, but suitcase space was limited. Oh well...

Hope you enjoy your visit here and maybe we should give some old friends a "ring" just to say hello. :)


Barb said...

That chef is adorable, Vera and what a fabulous phone! Love these!

Юлія said...

Chef looks great. Amazing card and amazing colours :D

Jay Gee said...

Both great cards Vera - very cool phone card. I really do love the chef card, such an adorable image.

Delphine said...

Lovely cards, Vera! And your retro phone is fantastic! I love the colours too! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Delphine xx

Wendy said...

How fun are these?!...both cards are lovely. I do miss some things of the old days as my kids would say.

Michele Gross said...

EEEkk! That little chef is soooo cute! What a fun card!

torico said...

Hi Vera!
Thank you for using my digi. I LOVE the simple layout on your card.:)
And your phone card is so cute!!

Alice Wertz said...

eeeeeek! your chef card is sooooooo cute, Vera!! thanks for the link to Torico's shop! i adore her cute images. =) and i miss the old school rotary phone, too! i remember using it when i was a kid in Taiwan. your pink phone is fabulous!

Linda McClain said...

Oh, cute, cute cards. I totally miss the old rotary phones and even party lines. Remember those? Thanks for playing with us at Catered Crop.

Vera Rhuhay said...

hehehe the chef card is so adorable Vera :))
and I love your phone shape card, yummy colors too!

Heather P. said...

These are so adorable, and I LOVE the shape of the telephone card. SOOO cute!!

Faye said...

Fantastic phone card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Cupcake. x


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