Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Anyone for some toast?

What's a hybrid gal to do when she's out of ink and she wants to create??? Get out some non-digital papers and some new stamps and get creative! I'm still so very new to this whole stamping thing but I'm having a great time learning a new way to get creative!!!

April was my first month as a Paper Smooches club member. In my first package was a stamp set called Boob Tubes. Talk about Ca-yute!!!

After seeing some cards made by the PS club members and the design team, I started to see a new use for one of the TV stamp sets. Here's what I came up with:

I used the TV on the bottom left to create the toaster. I added two narrow rectangular pieces of black cardstock for the toaster slots.

I used bits and pieces from the set to create the toast. The toast was created using the screen part of the TV on the bottom right. The eyes were created using what I think is a knob in the top right of the set and the retro antennae in the middle of the set (see arrows below)

I used a sketch from the Sweet Sunday sketch challenge but didn't get the card done in time for that week.

Additional supplies: cardstock, patterned paper, silver brad and corner rounder punch from Stampin' Up!, brown gems from Joann Fabrics, twine recycled from Paper Smooches packaging, Scallop circle and circle Nestibilities.

I've been working on a little something with the PS May release - the first idea I had didn't quite work out so I had to go back to the drawing board. I'm such a thinker when I create - I can't just stamp, cut, and adhere. Nooooo, not me - I need to sketch out my ideas on all sorts of little pieces of paper.

Well, that's it for me - thanks for stopping by!


Jenny said...

Saw a link to your blog on the PS blog. I think that's a fantastic idea to make a toaster and one cute piece of toast too...I couldn't eat him ,lol.
Just recieved my first set of stamps from PS...now i need to get playing:)
Jenny x

Laurel said...

Oh my goodness. This is outright adorable! LOVE THIS LOVE THIS LOVE THIS. And loved that you walked thru which stamps you used to create this awesomeness! You've just earned yourself a follower here! I am in love!

Ellis said...

This is one of the best cards I've seen, love it! =)
Hugs, Elenor