Friday, June 30, 2017
Hello everyone! It's been too long since I have posted anything here because I was back in NY for a month. Although I brought stamps and supplies back with me to play with I never made any of the ideas I planned on making. It was a nice trip. I got to family, catch up with some friends, and take care of some things. I got back a week ago finally found some time to make some cards that I wanted to share with you guys.
My apologies if the photos are not great....I now have a Mac and am learning how to work with photos! Talk about stress!! LOL
The two cards at the top I made for both a card swap (left side) and for the Retro Rubber Challenge Blog (right side). For the card swap I had to use a stamp by either Penny Black or Stampendous. So I decided to use the sketch in the current Retro Rubber Challenge No. 65 to make the card, which is this one -
I started with an A2 top folding card base. I found a piece of scrapbook paper in my stash with with leaves on it. I cut a piece and adhered it to the top of the card. Then I cut a piece of white cardstock, 4.25" x 4.5", on which I stamped the vine (Art Gone Wild - Retired), then the monkey image (Going Ape by Penny Black - Retired), and finally the phrases (Elephant Hearts by Sweet Stamp Shop - retired). Crazy but all 3 of these stamps I have owned for years!
I then colored in all the images using various Copic markers. When done I adhered the cardstock to a piece of white fun foam, which I then adhered to the card front so it sat below the paper but raised up a bit. I also adhered a few green sequins to the card front.
Done!! So cute and so easy! I hope you enjoyed this card and it feels great to be making cards again!! I'll be back soon with more crafty goodness!
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