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Sunday, 18 August 2013

Less is More week 133-theme Round and Round

Evening all, a bit late I know but there always seems to be a few night owls around  (:| This week's challenge over at Less is More is as follows:
For our theme this week our challenge is 
ROUND AND ROUND
For this you may use any image which implies this movement...ie things with wheels or which move in this manner etc or in fact cards with some moving parts.
I wasn't sure what I was going to do but remembered a freebie spiral stamp from Craft Stamper magazine and while I was looking for it I came across another one from CS and my card was born :)
Come and see:

I stamped with SU Baja Breeze,River Rock and Early Expresso. I added a brad to the centre of the dial and  some piercing around the edge.  The sentiment is from my Xyron digital printer. So apart from the spiral background I wanted to focus on the centre of the phone which went round as you dialled, some of you may remember that  ;)

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16 comments:

GinaA said...

Such a clever idea, and I can remember when you had to 'dial' a number, none of this screen touching when we first used a phone.

Rosemary said...

what a clever card, val... love the spirals paired with that cool rotary phone!!

Darnell J Knauss said...

Seriously, some cards are just waiting around in our stashes, waiting to be born and this was obviously one of yours! It's brilliant and just chock full of round and round to delight the eyes! Love it, Val!!

Chrissie said...

This looks wonderful Val and your use of shading is terrific.
Sadly I'm old enough to remember the round and round dials!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
Less is More

Karen B said...

Great card Val - love the phone........made me remember the phone we were "allowed" to use in the middle of the hall two doors down! Great colourway and more than enough rounds.

Karen x

Sue - said...

Stunning card, love the use of the stamps (mine are also hiding somewhere unused) and the pricking finished it off nicely.

Sasha said...

Brilliant idea for the challenge, Val. Love your fab little phone!
I certainly remember these phones. My first office job was as a telephonist, using these phones and and the old type switchboard! Those were the days! xx

Aquarius said...

Clever use of your free stamps and yes I remember phones that had dials which went around!!

Stamps and Paper said...

Lovely card Val...these freebies do come in handy at times dont they...love you little phone and colours

Anne

Amber Holder said...

I really love your card! The softness of the colors is nice. The little bits of piercing are fun too, and I like that they stop where your corner of stamping is. Everything flows well and looks so complete and polished :)


Best crafty wishes!
Amber
Staying Crafty

Meggymay said...

Love the image you chose, its a fabulous CAS card.
Yvonne. x

Loll Thompson said...

Hi Val. LOVE!! That phone is so sweet ... love the colors ... and those stamped swirls. Definitely remember the old phones that went round and round when dialling :)

Jenni's Jems said...

Hee he Val your card brought back memories my mum waited a few months later to get our phone because she wanted a cream one (to match the decor) and they were in short supply and how we all stood waiting for it to ring, oh and a fabulous card by the way ! x

Heather said...

Thanks for your lovely comment!! Your card is gorgeous - I love your stamping - lovely colours and what a fabulous telephone - I wish I still had one - so classy!!!

hugs
Heather xx

Vicky Hayes said...

I have a phone like that Val so I know what you mean about the dial going round - great until you're in a hurry lol! Love the card - that spiral background fits the phone image so well and I love the sentiment. Vicky x

Bev said...

I love this card Val, but I don't want to admit that I know what you mean about the centre of the phone going round when you dial a number!! I'm sure my Mum told me about it!! LOL

Bev x

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