Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Sentimental Greetings

This is definitely a "Blast from the Past." You do not see these telephone booths anymore unless you are watching old Superman movies or a black and white feature. I remember carrying a dime and then a quarter in my shoe, just in case I needed to make a call. Now, I carry my cell phone and make sure it is charged. What do you remember? Do you even recollect telephone booths? Maybe you saw the Alfred Hitchcock movie, The Birds

Sentimental Greetings

   Feeling Sentimental
   Playful Pieces
   A Dozen Thoughts

   Crumb Cake A-2
   Calypso Coral 5-1/4 x 4
   Daffodil Delight 3-1/2 x 2-1/2
   Irresistibly Yours DSP 3-1/4 x 2-1/4
   Basic White 5-1/4 x 4 (Inside)

   Archival Basic Black

   Soft Sky
   Daffodil Delight
   Calypso Coral
   Crumb Cake

   Emboss Resist

   1/2" Seam Binding Ribbon
   Itty Bitty Accents Punch
   Tacky Tape/Stamping Seal+

First, I randomly stamped a star using VersaMark on the Calypso Coral panel. This created a star watermark. I then set this panel aside.

Next, I took my Irresistibly Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper and colored it using the markers listed above. I then wiped the panel down using a paper towel. This removed the ink on the white embossed stars. If you do not have this DSP you can create one using an emboss resist technique.

I then adhered this panel to the Daffodil Delight panel. This was adhered to the Calypso Coral panel using dimensionals.

I stamped my sentiment in the center of the seam binding ribbon and adhered it onto the Calypso Coral panel, right under the image panel. I used a strong adhesive. (Stamping Seal+)

This panel was then adhered to the Crumb Cake card front.

I punched out two stars from Soft Sky scraps, using the Itty Bitty Accents Punch and adhered them using dimensionals.

Lastly, I adhered a Basic White panel to the inside of the card. 

Here is a close-up image of each of the cards.

Sentimental Thank-You

Sentimental Hello

Sentimental Congrats

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  1. Your phone booth cards look great, Sally! And you're right... the prevalence of cell phones was the demise of these booths.

    1. I am still amazed at how we survived those times. We seem to depend so much on our technology today. Thank you for stopping by here.

  2. I love your cards. The stars make the phone booths look truly out of a magical era! I love when Clark Kent looked at one of those half-booths and went on to find a complete booth to change into Superman and went out to save the day!

    1. LOL! Your comments make me smile. I do remember when he was taken aback by the half-booths. Thank you for stopping to take a peek and commenting.