?Pizza

I’m having a little titter to myself as I post this card. I can’t believe I’m actually posting it, but it’s brought me some giggles. I am sure from the title of the post that you can see what the theme of the challenge is that I made this card for……..

The cue card is from Casology – ‘Pizza. So, I don’t have any pizza stamps or dies, I don’t have anything I could turn my mind to for a real pizza, or anything I could turn use to even come close to representing a pizza. I have been thinking about this for a couple of days now, and was at a total loss.

Until I was driving to work yesterday, was stopped at some traffic lights in Sheffield – outside a Dominoes Pizza place.

I immediately started giggling. I am sure the car in front must have thought I was a complete nutter! Then I thought – why not? It is following the theme of the challenge, Dominoes Pizza is international……….so here you are.

The actual domino took more thought……eventually I die cut two squares using my Stampin Up ‘Stitched Shapes Framelits’, then wondered how I was going to do the dots. I looked at my hole punch – not quite right. I looked at my Crop-a-dile – too small. I looked at my punches from Stampin Up – nothing seemed quite right.

So, while I kept thinking, I decided to tidy my craft table, and to put some things away. I always seem to have lots of stamps and dies just sitting there……anyone else do that? So – putting some of my stuff away, I came across a stamp set from Altenew ‘Simple Flowers’. Guess what – there are a couple of small round dots in that set.

Here we go – I took one of the dots, stamped it in my Ranger Perfect Medium, heat embossed with white opaque powder – and ended up with what you see above. I stuck both the squares down flat with some of my Tombow glue…….

I’m still giggling. We are supposed to have fun when we craft, aren’t we? I think this takes it to another level, though!

What do you think? Outside the box or what? (Pizza box, of course)

 

20 thoughts on “?Pizza

  1. Linda, this is so clever. Genius, really. I absolutely LOVE how this card came about and I had to giggle myself thinking about you sitting there giggling! Isn’t crafting FuN?!!! 🙂
    Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CASology for our PIZZA challenge!

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  2. I recognized the Domino’s logo immediately and smiled at your clever take on the cue word! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CASology this week!

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  3. You, my lady, read my mind! I wasn’t sure how well-known Dominos pizza is so I chickened out from this idea in the end…but I do LOVE it! Perfectly CAS and brilliant! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

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    • Thanks, Judy. I did have a little look on the tinterweb to get an idea of where the company originated and how many stores etc……….then just went for it anyway to make people giggle. 😁

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