Retro Rubber Challenge 178...
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Staying Dry For AYSI...

It’s a new challenge at As You See It!  It’s a speed challenge to stay dry. 

#271 3.25.2022

When I saw the challenge, I ordered this sweet house mouse stamp to use.  I also knew I was going to spend a lot of my time coloring.  So I did a bunch of dry runs by stamping and timing myself coloring.  I got it down to just over seven minutes for the image.  I did that by lining up the markers in order of use and keeping the caps off.  (I hope I didn't break the rules by doing that!) aysi 271 1

I always keep a ton of white cardstock prepped and ready for card bases.  So I grabbed one of those and a stitched circle die cut that I have had in my scrap white paper for some time.

I had a scrap of pattern paper that I used to draw my colors from and just had to adhere and cut off the extra.  I looped some twine and added the image.  I was just pressing down on the sentiment when the bell rang so I considered that a win.  I only timed myself with the coloring so the rest was going to be up to chance and I got lucky enough to get the sentiment on, as I had saved that for last. aysi 271 2

This was a fun challenge and really made me think up hacks to get a nice card done in the allotted time.

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Supplies:  CS: PTI white.  SU! sunshine and sprinkles dsp.  Stamps:  House Mouse rain flower.  Spellbinders cute boots.  Inks:  SU! blends – daffodil delight, granny apple green, crumbcake and balmy blue.  Other:  Twine.  Dies:  PTI linen plate.  Stitched circle.


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Jan Clothier

What a super cutie! Good on your for adding colouring to a speed challenge - the mark of a champion!!

LeAnne Pugliese

Good idea to do practice runs and have everything set up first! I do that too! Your little mouse is adorable and it is a fabulous challenge theme!

Joanne James

Love that sweet mouse Jane and bravo on turning out such a great card in 10 minutes - I am noting some of your hacks (love the one about the markers!) for future use!!

Heather Heroldt

Holy smokes - I am in awe that you could squeeze in so much gorgeous coloring i the time limit! Wowza! Such a cute little mouse, too - love that sentiment!

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