Monday, March 11, 2013

A Sportswatch Birthday - Technostamper #254

What guy wouldn't like a nice shiny sports watch for his birthday?  Or does everyone tell time these days using a cell phone?  I'm going to assume that sports watches are still desireable, so I made a masculine birthday card featuring a sports watch for the Monday Lunchtime Technostamper sketch challenge here

 
First I stamped the houndstooth image from "Beyond Plaid" as a background on a piece of Crumb Cake cardstock uisng Soft Suede ink.
On a separate piece of Whisper White card stock, I stamped the watch image using Early Espresso ink.  The watch face piece was punched out using the 1" circle punch.  I also cut the wrist bands free.
Using the Big Shot, I flattened a large Silver Pop soda top, and placed the face piece in the flattened top.  This was attached to the middle of the background stamped image using glue dots.  I then adhered the wrist straps to either end of the pop top - and whalla we have a silver sports watch.

Stamps: Dapper Dad, Beyond Plaid, Curly Cute
Inks: Soft Suede, Early Espresso
Papers: Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Early Espresso DSP
Accessories: Tag punch (retired), Silver Soda Pop Top, 1" circle punch, Neutral button, Early Espresso Baker's twine, glue dots.

6 comments:

MJ said...

This is awesome Maria. Love your watch and your whole card. Perfect mix of elements! Thanks so much for playing along with my sketch challenge this week!

Jamie A.R. Albanese said...

Just awesome! I love it and can imagine it on any well dressed man.

Jonia said...

Fabulous card. Love it. Should share it with the LNS challenge this week also, masculine. Thanks for sharing in the sketch challenge at TSSC.

Jane said...

Love this card and stamp. What a perfect masculine card for a well dressed man. Love how you put everything together to make it look so perfect for a classy fellow.

inkedx2 said...

Wow what a great idea to use the bottle caps to make a watch! Thanks for joining us at TSSC.

Robbie

maureen said...

What a great idea for a "watch". I don't have the stamp but i look for something else to use. Thanks for sharing.

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