Saturday, October 5, 2019

Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers: 42 for 145

As you may have noticed, Edna and the Snarky Sisters do like to be creative in our challenges. And so I introduce you to Challenge #145 (which we now wish we had thought of 103 challenges ago...) Z is for Zaphod Beeblebrox

If you are asking yourself, who or what is Zaphod Beeblebrox, I am guessing you have never read The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. And if you haven't, please put it on your TBR immediately. It is a witty romp through space with an oddball cast of characters, written by a genius wordsmith. I will try not to give away too much of the plot here. ;) Hitchhiker's began as a BBC radio serial and was first published in 1979. Looking through it, I found this quote that I'll just leave here for our modern times... 

It is a well known fact that those people who most want to rule people
are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it. To summarize the summary:
anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President
should on no account be allowed to do the job.

But wait, you're not here for a book club, you're here for a paper crafting challenge! Instead of a card this week, I decided to make a recipe card: 

This drink was created by Zaphod Beeblebrox, former President of the galaxy. The authentic ingredients can be found at the beginning of Chapter Two in the book, but for those of us who aren't galactic hitchhikers, this version was invented in an Ottawa bar actually named Zaphod Beeblebrox. Sadly, I never made it in before it closed a couple of years ago. Also sadly, I haven't had time to try it yet! I feel like I'm letting down the Sisterhood. :D Besides printing this out on computer, it was an easy matter to add a couple of stamped decorations, die cut the recipe card, and back it with some suitable star chart paper.
Lots of intergalactic inspiration on our challenge blog, both from the Sistahs and our current Queen of Snark, Lisa. We are looking for any space/science fiction-related creation, so don't feel limited by our challenge title! 

Supplies: Neenah white cardstock, Pebbles patterned paper, Fiskars Join the Party stamps, Versafine onyx black ink, Wow clear gloss embossing powder, Copic markers, MFT wonky stitched rectangle die

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Dotty Jo said...

Brilliant card and a great post! Jo x

JulieP said...

Interesting. I tried Hitchhikers several years ago on audio and aborted after about 45 minutes in. Wasn't for me, at least at the time. Should I give it another go?

This makes for an interesting challenge. I may need to make "your" drink. :-)

Barbara Godden said...

Great recipe card, interesting story too I've heard of the book but if it isn't Horror, Medical Horror, Mystery or "Bones" I haven't read it. should check out the library might be the only place I will find it. (and now I need to go see what challenge was 103 challenges ago. lol.

Donna said...

On your advice, I am going to seek out and read ASAP
Maybe then I will get the references of our projects LOL
This is simply awesome possum!