Theme Challenge

Retro Rubber Challenge 132...

Welcome to a new Retro Rubber Challenge!  For this challenge we are all about squares!

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I started by cutting three 3X3 cards out of cream cardstock and using just a simple small image on them.  These came from my Stampin’ Up! Postage Collection stamp set from around 2013.

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Then I added some lines to make a square on the card and added a different sentiment on each card as well.  These are from my 2016 Clearly Besotted Message Me stamp set.

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Supplies:  CS:  PTI vanilla cream.  Stamps:  SU! postage collection (2013).  CB message me (2016).


Retro Rubber Challenge 129...

It’s a new Retro Rubber Challenge!  It’s anything goes!

RRCB 129

I started by stamping the sunflower image from my 2015 Papertrey Ink Petite Pots stamp set.  I added a couple of strips of pattern paper and then die cut using my stitched fishtail flags.

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I adhered to another flag from crushed curry and then to my card base.  I added the sentiment and was done.

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! white, crushed curry, tip top taupe, cherry on top.  Inks:  SU! tip top taupe, crushed curry and cucumber crush.  Stamps:  PTI petite pots (2015).  Dies:  PTI linen.  MFT stitched fishtail flag.


Love For AYSI...

Welcome to a new challenge at As You See It!  We have a love theme for this go around so I went pretty clean and simple (naturally!).

#217 1.17.20

I started with a die cut heart out of white paper before adding an ombre of sweet sugarplum ink to it. 

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I added the sentiment and then popped it up on a base of sweet sugarplum with a bit of white twine tied around it.

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Finally, a sweet little heart and rhinestones finished off the card.

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! white and sweet sugarplum.  Inks:  SU! sweet sugarplum.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.  MFT stitched heart stax.  Stamps:  PTI grand ampersand.  Other:  Rhinestones and dots.


Retro Rubber Challenge 126...

It’s a new challenge for a new year at Retro Rubber!  The challenge is to make a winter themed card.  I thought this would be easy until I couldn’t come up with anything!  Luckily, I had a meeting this past weekend where a friend showed off her collection of wreaths.  One of them was a snowflake wreath so I used that for my inspiration.

RRCB 126

I started by drawing a circle and then stamping a variety of snowflake stamps around it.  I used colors that I used on this card that I made a few weeks ago.  These stamps were from my Simon Says Stamp Lots of Snowflakes stamps from 2014.

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I added the sentiment from my Penny Black Yuletide Wishes stamp set from 2016 and decided to put the stamp a bit to the right.  I moved it around the circle, in and out of the circle and ultimately liked it where it ended up.

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I added a few rhinestones and some twine before adhering to a card base of soft sky.

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! white and soft sky.  Stamps:  SSS lots of snowflakes (2014).  Penny Black yuletide wishes (2016).  Inks:  SU! baja breeze, pool party and soft sky.  Other:  Rhinestones.  SU! pool party twine.  PTI linen impression plate.


Retro Rubber Challenge 124...

It’s a new challenge at Retro Rubber.  A fun tic tac toe challenge and I chose the third row of pattern paper, butterflies and twine.

RRCB 124

I started with a die cut of pattern paper that I wrapped twine around. 

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I adhered to the card base, stamped the sentiment and added the sweet punched butterfly.  The stamp is from the PTI keep it simple thanksgiving from 2014.

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Supplies:  CS:  PTI fresh snow linen paper.  Lawn Fawn fall plaid.  Stamps:  PTI KIS thanksgiving (2014).  Dies:  MFT double stitched squares.  SU! butterfly punch.  Other:  twine and pearls.


Retro Rubber Challenge 123...

It’s a new challenge at Retro Rubber!  It’s anything goes!

RRCB 123

I started by adding some pattern paper to my card base and then a bit of twine.

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I stamped the sentiment and gourd/leaf images before die cutting the scalloped square.  The gourd and leaf are from Stampin’ Up!’s Gourd Goodness from 2017 while the sentiment is from the 2013 PaperTrey Ink Mum’s the Word stamp set.

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I layered the square above the twine and added some bling.

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! early espresso, white and cupcakes and carousel dsp.  Inks:  SU! certainly celery, old olive and so saffron.  Dies:  MFT mini scallop stitched squares.  PTI linen plate.  Stamps:  SU! gourd goodness (2017).  PTI mum’s the word (2013).  Other:  bling. 


Trees For AYSI...

A fun new challenge starts at As You See It.  It is theme week and we must showcase trees!

#211 10.11.19

I started with a pear pizzazz brushstroke before adding a couple of scrub brush trees.

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The trees were stamped in sweet sugarplum and pink pirouette.  I love using pinks and greens for my holiday cards.  I popped up the trees and added the sentiment.

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Supplies:  CS:  PTI white.  Stamps:  PTI joyful Christmas and brushstrokes.  Dies:  PTI linen plate and joyful Christmas.  Inks:  SU! pear pizzazz, pink pirouette and sweet sugarplum. 


Retro Rubber Challenge 121...

Welcome to a new Retro Rubber Challenge!  It is tic tac toe time!  I choose the pastel colors/embossing folder/birthday.

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I started by embossing a piece of grapefruit grove with my on point embossing folder.  Then I die cut a wine bottle from so saffron.

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I layered these on a crumbcake base and added the sentiment and some twine.  The sentiment is from my 2017 Papertrey Ink infinity frames sentiments.

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! crumbcake, grapefruit grove, so saffron and white.  Stamps:  PTI infinity frames sentiments (2017).  Dies:  PTI linen and uncorked.  SU! on point embossing folder.  MFT pierced rectangles.  Other:  linen thread.


Retro Rubber Challenge 120...

It’s time for a new Retro Rubber Challenge and it’s anything goes!  Yay!

RRCB 120

I was in a bit of a holiday mood so I went clean and simple.  I die cut a couple of pine boughs and arranged them on the card with an enamel dot for a berry.

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I stamped the sentiment from my PTI Christmas critters sentiments from 2016 and added some texture with my linen plate.

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! old olive and white.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.  Poppy Stamps pine sprigs.  Stamps:  PTI Christmas critters sentiments (2016).


Fill In The AYSI Blank...

It’s a new challenge at As You See It and it is a fill in the blank.  (that I got to create!)  My go to die or punch that I use most often is the linen impression plate.  But I think you all could have guessed that!  I love it because it adds a smidge of texture and makes the card feel a little more upscale.

#209 9.13.19

I did a one layer card so I could show off the linen plate.  I added snowflakes and circles in soft colors and then ran the card thru the linen plate.  Even though it is hard to see!

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I stamped the sentiment, die cut it, and popped it up on the card.

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It's always a bit difficult to see the texture from the linen plate so here is a picture of what it looks like.

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Supplies:  CS:  PTI white.  Inks:  SU! pink pirouette, pool party, sweet sugarplum, wisteria wonder, pear pizzazz and so saffron.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.  MFT washi tape.  Stamps:  CB sunburst.  SSS lots of snowflakes and inside holiday greetings.