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Retro Rubber Challenge #48...

Welcome to a new Retro Rubber Challenge! This challenge is an embellishment challenge and embraces the use of ribbon, lace or twine on your card. That’s it! Yep, bust out your old stamps, throw on some ribbon, lace or twine and you are all set!


I started by going with a bit of a retro theme! I die cut several retro shapes out of some “retro” (retired SU! paper) and some fresh new pattern paper. I layered the pieces a bit randomly, adhered to the card base and then stamped the sentiment. The sentiment was part of the PTI stamp a faire challenge from 2014. rrcb 48 1 (530x640)

My final step was to staple the grey shape to some lost lagoon ribbon and adhere to the rest of the shapes. I say this because I figured out pretty quickly that the ribbon interfered with getting a good image of the sentiment. Good thing I have lots of white cardstock! LOL! rrcb 48 2 (640x433)

Now it’s your turn! Be sure to play along and link up your card HERE!

I am also entering this card in the CAS(E) this Sketch challenge.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies: CS: PTI white. SU! bashful blue, lost lagoon and basic grey. LF winter plaid. Stamps: PTI SAF 1960’s retro stamps. Dies: PTI linen impression plate and 1960’s dies. Other: SU! lost lagoon ribbon.


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Katy McGloin

Very retro looking and especially with the colors and designer paper. The layering of the different shapes and the ribbon treatment makes a great focal point. Love it, team captain!!

Neva Cole

Too funny, yes I have a lot of white cardstock too! LOL! As usual you hit the CAS style right out the window with the great birthday card! Love your treatment of the ribbon, reminds me I have a stapler too!

Debbie Mageed

Hello! This card instantly got the Jetson's theme song going in my head! LOL Your style always amazes me! When can we stamp together?? I need your help to get over the FEAR of CAS! Maybe I will have to just try CASEing till we meet! Have a great week, my friend!

Claire Grantham

Jane, I was so pleased to read your comment, the Queen of CAS complimenting my CAS card [swoons]..I LOVE this, you are so unbelievably creative and inventive, I will be CASEing this..I just read Debbie's comment...we need to do a RR playdate.. Papa Bear and I are having a hoot, I forgot how easy and fun he is :) Cx

Maria Rodriguez

Well Jane, I bow to you, the Queen of Clean and Simple!!! WOW!! this card is amazing, I just can't get over the creativity and insight you have to create something this beautiful with so very little elements but, it's the way you used those elements that give you this awesome results.
I'm not a CAS person, I struggle with this style and I admire the artists like you who so easily put together this types of cards.
Debbie said it perfectly, we FEAR CAS and it might take a while to even aspire to conquer it.
Thank you for sharing your awesome card, Captain!!

D Idlet

Hi Jane, love your CAS card! What a clever way of using the ribbon, love the colors too.

Hannelie Bester

I LOVE this! The colors and elements just work so well together!
Thanks for joining us at Case This Sketch!

Michelle W

Great card! Thanks for joining us at CAS(E) This Sketch!

Christine Traversa

I want to craft with you! Your cards always inspire me! This is so seriously creative I am at a loss for words! I amso love your "moon" card. I have that set and have not used it due to intimidation! I am your boggest fan.

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