Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Phone Hello card

I love to enter the Paper Playtime challenges!! And I just have to say that their challenge this week, Technology, was a huge challenge!! :) I had to think about what to do / how to do it for awhile!!

Then I heard the familiar thud of a new phone book delivery... well, that gave me a great idea! I pulled a couple of pages from the old phone book before I threw it in the recycling bin.  Can you spot the re-used phone book pages on my project? :)

I used white pages for the bg paper and yellow pages for the phone.  I pulled the blue color out of the white pages (can you see the little blue box on the right) as an accent color on the ribbon ($1 bin at M's) and the phone pieces.

I inked all the edges (bg paper and on the phone too) to give it a grungy look.

I put Glossy Accents on the phone body and receiver to give it a shine.
The "hello" stamp is from TPC Studios's Whimsy Greetings.  
The phone is cut at 3 1/2" from "From my Kitchen."

I added black sharpie doodling all around the card. 
The yellow scalloped circle is from Accent Essentials (cut at 3").

I put Glitter Glue on the phone cord and the little shine marks.

Here is the inside... all grungy too!!

What can you find in your house to re-use today?

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Sharon said...

This is just awesome!!! What a great idea to use old phonebook pages for your card! Perfect!!! I love it! Thank you for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!! :)

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Great way to recycle! Looks great!

Janis Lewis said...

This is awesome! I love the directory as the background. Thanks for playing at Paper Playtime with us! :) Janis

Georgiana said...

This card is way too cool. I love the phone book pages in the background and the grungy effect is awesome. Good luck! Thanks for joining Paper Playtime this week.


Vivi Martínez said...

Great idea to re-use!
Love what you created...the card came uo beautiful.

mum of two said...

What a cute card! You are so brilliant to use the phone book pages! I just LOVE what you came up with. Thanks for playing with us at Paper Playtime. Hope to see you again soon :)