Vintage or not……

Hello friends….. today is my last post as a guest designer at The Rubber Cafe. I have had so much fun playing with their stamps.
 I have a tag and a card for you. I wanted something vintage looking and something modern from the same stamp set. And this Vintage Treasures Set was a great way to achieve both looks.

Let's make something...


thanks tag

I love how this tag turned out. The background was stamped with the receipt stamp, then I masked off all but a small sentiment on the larger stamp in the Vintage Treasures set.

Thanks tag sneak 2

I am really kind of liking this sentiment that I stamped and heat embossed on the tag after inking it with distress inks. I also inked and fussy cut the clock and the butterfly. The “Thanks” sentiment was stamped, then die cut and adhered to tag over the lace.

Thanks tag sneak

Did I happen to mention how much I love this Vintage stamp set?!?


Next I made a card with bright colors and a fun fold.

fun fold card 1


Bright Blue, Lime Green and Yellow making this card appropriate for a man or a woman.
To make a similar card, you want to cut a card base 7 1/2 x 5 inches. Score halfway on the long edge. Cut a strip of card stock at about 1 1/2 by 4 inches.

fun fold sneak 2

Adhere a small section of this strip to back of card so about 2 1/2 inches fold to the front of the card. Attach a butterfly, flower, button etc. so the strip can be tucked just enough to keep the card closed. Attach all of this to a piece of card stock that measures the standard 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch size.

fun fold card

Decorate along the way as desired.

Thank you so much for letting me share a little of my card making with you. I hope you return to this blog often for more creative inspiration. 

Thank you again to The Rubber Cafe team…I had a blast.
Many Hugs & thanks for stamping by…

Let's go Shopping:
Ultra Thick white card stock
Dies: Ornamental Tags One (Spellbinders), Tide Pool Font (Die-Versions)
Inks: Rusty Hinge, Peacock Feathers, Salty Ocean, Mowed Lawn, Mustard Seed (Ranger)
Memento Black (Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko)
Liquid Pearls: Royal Blue, Key Lime & Dandelion (Ranger)
Ribbon
Twine
Faux Pearls (Michaels)
Lace
Round Colored Head Pins
Yellow Glitter Glue
White Gel Pen (Signo Uni-ball)
Foam Adhesive
Scrap Happy Glue (The Rubber Cafe)


1 comment

Debi said...

Wow! Love this card too with the green and blue. This is why it takes me all day to do a blog hop.... I can't resist checking out the whole blog.

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