Theme Challenge

Retro Rubber Challenge 95...

Welcome to a new Retro Rubber Challenge!  For this challenge you can use the colors, the images, a school theme or a mix of them.

RRCB 95

I went with the school theme when I actually started out planning to use apples.  But I found the fun pattern paper and went with it.

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I backed some pattern paper with solid cardstock and adhered to the white card base.  Then I used the ABC image from the SU! bookcase builder stamp set from 2017 to stamp a background.

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I opted for a repeat pattern with different inks and then added some twine across the top.  Just a fun little fact, the surface that I use in my photos is actually an old school desktop complete with pencil tray and ink well (which you can't see).

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Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! white, so saffron, riding hood red, and storytime dsp.  Stamps:  SU! bookcase builder (2017).  Inks:  SU! so saffron, pool party, riding hood red, and wild wasabi.  Other:  SU! crushed curry twine.


The Basics For AYSI...

We have a fun new challenge at As You See It!  This challenge is called back to basics – and it is what it says – paper, ink, and stamps.  That’s it!

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I love a great clean and simple card.  In my first holiday card of the season, I used green, red and black inks.  Can’t get any more clean and simple than that!

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I stamped the images in the bottom corner to leave all that lovely white space!  On which I would normally use my linen impression plate – but not today! 

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Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI white.  Stamps:  PTI grand ampersand.  Inks:  SU! cherry cobbler and old olive.  Memento black.


September House Of Cards...

Welcome to a new challenge at House of Cards!  As always, we have a fun challenge with making either a birthday card, using the colors or both.

September Birthday theme and or colors

My apologies to my teammates and to you for the late post today!  You know when you wake up in the middle of the night and wonder what day it is?  And then remember you were supposed to have a card made and a post up for today?  Yep!  That was me!  But better late than never!

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I went for the birthday card with a bit of the colors thrown in.  I dug out some of my funky patterned paper and adhered to a base of white.

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I accidently shorted the striped piece but I love the result – it adds a bit more something something to the card.  I added the sentiment and then ran the card through the linen impression plate.

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Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI funky town and white.  Stamps:  PTI KIS birthday 2.  Other:  PTI linen impression plate.


Retro Rubber Challenge 93...

A new challenge at Retro Rubber begins today!  We have a fun tic tac toe challenge!

RRCB 93

I opted for the die cut/stripes/bird combo.  I started with a piece of perfect plum that I ran thru my stripes embossing folder.  Then I die cut a sweet little bird out of raspberry ripple.

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I stamped the sentiment (from PTI Summer Hills 2013) and then die cut with my stitched wonky dies.  I adhered the plum to the card base of crumbcake and then popped up the sentiment before adding some dots/pearls/rhinestones.

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Play along and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! white, raspberry ripple, crumbcake and perfect plum.  Dies:  PTI linen ip.  SU! stripes ef.  MB resting birds.  Lil Inker stitched wonky dies.  Stamps:  PTI Summer Hills (2013).  Other:  SU! dots, pearls and rhinestones.


Patterns For House Of Cards...

The first day of August means it’s a new challenge at House of Cards.  The challenge for this month is to use pattern paper, the colors in the challenge image, or both.

August Patterned Paper and or colors

I opted to use pattern papers for this challenge.  I found some lovely coordinating papers and cut strips that I adhered to a base of lost lagoon.

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I debated about how to add a sentiment and finally landed on using a strip of cardstock and attaching it to the bottom of the card.  I feel like it gives a bit of weight to all of the patterns.

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A few rhinestones for some sparkle and I was done.

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Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! lost lagoon.  PTI everyday blessings.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.  Stamps:  PTI KIS missing you.  Other:  SU! rhinestones.


Retro Rubber Challenge #92...

It’s a new challenge at Retro Rubber!  We are all about summer for this challenge.

RRCB 92

I went with my usual super clean and simple.  I stamped a sun from the SU! Over the Rainbow set (2015) and added some sweet sunglasses (SSS Flip Flop Season – 2015) to it. 

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I stamped a fun sentiment, ran the card thru my linen impression plate and added a few rhinestones.

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Play along and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI white.  Stamps:  SU! over the rainbow (2015).  SSS flip flop season (glasses and sentiment) (2015).  Inks:  SU! daffodil delight.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.


Obsessing Over AYSI...

It’s a new challenge at As You See It!  It’s time to confess what I am currently obsessed with.  Easy peasy…pattern paper.  I love to hoard it and think about using it.  LOL.

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I found some paper that looks like I cut strips and added together when in reality it was a piece of pattern paper already sorted into strips.

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I die cut a piece and then backed with lost lagoon.  I wrapped some cantaloupe twine around the cantaloupe base and then popped the pattern paper up on it.

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A sweet sentiment that nods to the travel theme in the paper finishes off the card.

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Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI roadtrip.  SU! lost lagoon, crisp cantaloupe, and white.  Dies: PTI linen impression plate.  MFT zigzag rectangles.  Stamps:  PTI pack your bags.  Other:  SU! crisp cantaloupe twine.


Retro Rubber Challenge #90...

Welcome to a new challenge at Retro Rubber!  It’s a photo inspiration so you can use either the colors or the items in the photo to create your card.

RRCB 90

I opted for the colors, creating a bit of a patriotic theme with some stars and stripes but using a sentiment that is distinctly not patriotic.

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I added a few papers from my stash to a base of rustic cream cardstock and then die cut with a double stitched die.

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I added the sentiment from the Papertrey Ink choose joy stamp set from 2015 and a sweet arrow from the Simon Says Stamp choose happy stamp set from 2016.  I popped the whole thing up on a base of kraft and was done.

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Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI rustic cream.  Papers from stash.  SU! riding hood red.  Stamps:  PTI choose joy (2015).  SSS choose happy (2016).  Inks:  Memento black.  SU! riding hood red.  Dies:  MFT double stitched rectangles.


I Scream You Scream For July HOC...

Happy July 1st!  A new month and a new challenge at House of Cards.  Use a popsicle or other food item and/or the colors in the challenge image.

July Popsicle or Food Image and or colors

I found a scrap of this fun pattern paper and decided to let it do all the talking.  So I die cut it using a stitched rectangle and popped it up on a base of crumbcake.

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Then I stamped the sentiment and and die cut it with my washi tape die and backed with a piece of melon mambo.  I added some fun twine at the top for interest!

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Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! white, crumbcake and melon mambo.  Pattern paper from stash.  Dies:  Lil Inker stitched rectangles.  MFT washi tape.  Stamps:  RC let’s chill.  Other:  SU! pear pizzazz twine.


Retro Rubber Challenge #89...

We have a new challenge at Retro Rubber this week and I am playing along!  LOL!  I have missed the last two challenges due to my work schedule.

RRCB 89

I love a tic tac toe challenge and Jan Clothier put together a fun one.  I opted for a diagonal line of romantic occasions, pattern paper and gems.

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Keeping my card clean and simple, I die cut a piece of pattern paper and added a wedding sentiment from a 2015 Simon Says Stamp set.  A few enamel hearts later, and I popped the paper up on a card base of linen cream.

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Play along and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  PTI vintage linen cream.  Pattern paper from stash.  Stamps:  SSS Congratulations (2015).  Dies:  MFT mini stitched scallop rectangles.  Other:  SU! enamel hearts.

 

PS  10 years today Dad.  I miss you terribly! XO