Saturday, November 6, 2010

texting thanq

I marvel at modern technology. I am sitting at an airport waiting for my next flight and they have wifi that allows me to get on the internet and with the picture that I took of the card that I made for a tech friend I am able to post it to you right now. What an amazing world we live in.
I have been having some technical difficulties at work to put it mildly. It is enough to make me pull out my hair and sympathize with my staff that they would want to quit. I do too, except I can't. I am learning patience and with people showing me their willingness to continue to work with you despite these difficult times is a true test of your relationship.
There is this tech guy who has been on my speed dial and he even got up bright and early on a Saturday morning before his and my little kids got up to configure my computers at home and I wanted to send him a thank you. He laughed that I am so backwards that I did not text on my phone even so I thought it would be appropriate to send him a card with a text message. The base card is real red with 0101 image from lots of bots to the right side bottom and on the daffodil piece I added behind the blackberry. I stamped the image from Stampend*us in memento black and then colored it with my copics in different shades of blue, yellow and grey and cut up some words to spell his name and the sentiment in black. I mounted it on dimensionals onto daffodil stamped with the 0101 image, then mounted the whole thing on pacific blue CS for a simple thank you card. Inside I stamped U ROCK! from PTI in versamark then embossed it in silver to make it pop then attached a gift card to Starbucks as a simple token of my appreciation.
This could work for any techie man or kid in your life with all sorts of fun messages. The set comes with a variety of texting sentiments, some I still have not figured out what it means.
I am being dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st century- I just got myself a texting phone- but I had to get one with a touch keyboard because my short fat little fingers keep getting those screening touchpads from typing accurately!


Leslie Hanna said...

This is really cute. Er, I mean MANLY! I've seen this set and thought about getting it. Now I just might have to! :)

I have a Crackberry with a keyboard for Twitter, but I don't text or even use it as a phone, much. I want the keyboard on my next one, too. No touch-screen for me!

Chris said...

Yeah! I can start texting you now! Its sooo much better than leaving voicemail! BTW- is there an iphone stamp? :)

Anonymous said...

Love the texting thanq....
Can you let me know where you got this stamp or set...
Greatly appreciate your sharing your ideas and talents.
Barbara P