Sunday, 8 October 2017

Pro-Am Showdown # 13- Old Technology




glitter shot 

This year, my self-imposed challenge is Pro-Am Showdown, where I take on a commercially produced card I've received (the Pro) and see if I can beat the professionals at their own game with my amateur card.

Here is the card that inspired me: 

These days I rarely see a classic red, British phone box, but before mobiles they used to be everywhere. In fact, when I was a teenager we didn't have a house phone and I remember calling employers.looking for my first job, from the phone box at the end of our street. 

Although it was only after I made my card that I started to wonder what phone boxes have to do with Christmas???!!!

The phone box is by Artemio; the foliage by Papermania, the sentiments are Hero Arts and Avery Elle. I used Enamel Accents for snow and fine glitter for frost. 

I'd like to enter:
The Male Room - Technology 
Just Us Girls  (moon)light 
HLS Christmas  silhouette (the foliage) 


11 comments:

  1. I never thought about that... Phone boxes and Christmas? Either way your card is a pure delight!

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  2. Yes I am with Ros on this but they do appear on Christmas cards and what a fabulous job you've done on your self imposed challenge x

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    1. Just had a thought...maybe it's a hint to the recipient at Christmas to phone home LOL x

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  3. Classy and elegant and a brilliant take on that shop bought card. Thanks for playing at HLS Christmas challenge.

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  4. An absolutely brilliant case and idea for Christmas card. Phone boots don't have anything to do with Christmas, I agree with you there, but I find it's a theme actually suits really well for a Christmas card, bringing in lots of red, and for our generation, a memory of childhood, a time where Christmas feels extra special. So I love this!

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  5. You have done a beautiful job on this with all of your details. I love the snow on the little window panes. Thanks for playing along with us at JUGS!

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  6. What a pretty card! I love that image. I've always loved those phone booths! Hoping to see one in person some day! Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

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  7. This is so pretty! Love the red phone booth! ♥

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  8. I absolutely LOVE this card, it gives me memories of no phone too, same as you, what does it have to do with Christmas? well I don't know either, as I didn't have a phone until 1971, when we moved into our own home and we couldn't ring many people as they didn't have one either LOL.
    A Fabulous card. Thank you for sharing with us at The Male Room. Faith DT

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  9. I much prefer your card to the commercially produced one!

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  10. Great winter card. Unusual and very unique approach to the subject :-)
    Thank you for joining our challenge of HLS.
    Regards,
    BozenA

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