Tuesday, June 3, 2008

New Rubber!!!

Last night, Rhonda, Pauline, my mom and I had a shoebox swap. We wanted to get together to stamp while my mom is visiting. We met at Pauline's at 5:30. Rhonda picked up a yummy taco pizza at Papa Murphy's, and I brought apple pie squares from the bakery at the grocery store. (Pauline doesn't like chocolate! What's up with that? LOL)
Well, I knew my Fresh Cut Notes set and note cards were arriving yesterday. Of course, they weren't delivered until 4:45! So I didn't really have time to play ahead of time. But I did make a card in my head. My color combo was based on a shirt I wore on Sunday: Soft Sky and Old Olive.
We inked the large background (I read on SCS that it's 3 1/4 X 3 1/4.) in Soft Sky and then thumped it with an Old Olive marker. I also ran Old Olive around all of the edges. (On Rhonda's card, which is on the right, she colored in some of the images instead of thumping.) Then we punched out the 5 Petal Flower punch using Soft Sky Prints DSP and adhered that behind the opening. Last, we added a felt flower and gold brad. (My mom's image was higher up on the card, so she added a sentiment at the bottom of hers.)

After I got home, I added one more thing. I cut a 3 3/4" square of Bali Breeze DSP and adhered it to the inside of the card so it covers the opening. It adds that nice pop of color and covers up the flower and brad so you don't see it on the inside.

Happy stamping!


Marilyn Goodrich said...

Beautiful! Playing with new rubber is always fun, but doing that with friends is even better!

Tiffany Bauer said...

These are great!!! My new set is coming any day now and I can't wait to get it out and play!!!

Marilyn said...

Love the color combo of old olive and blue - so pretty!!! I like your idea of the 5-petal flower punch too - must try that out! Glad you had a good time stamping with your friends!

Debbi said...

What a fabulous sample. I love the thumping idea with this set. I will have to give it a try. Those are great colors you used!