Hi everyone! I’m back with another fun project this morning! A new challenge is live over at Mix It Up Challenge Blog and I’m stoked to share my DT inspiration project for MIUCB #22 – Anything Goes + Rubberband Stamping! Nope, I’m not out of my mind, lol! You really CAN stamp with rubberbands – either wrapped around an acrylic block or a brayer! I created a clean and simple thank you card using two sizes of rubberbands wrapped around a 3″ square acrylic block, and it turned out pretty neat!
I masked the top and bottom portions of the panel, inked the center with two light shades of distress ink, stamped in the center with two darker shades of distress ink, and then removed the masking paper. I stamped a large sentiment across the bottom and then layered the panel and attached it to the card base. I stamped large flowers on Valspar paint cards and punched them out. I affixed glitter gumdrops to the centers of the flowers and adhered them to the front of the card.
I embellished the inside panel with strips of the same cardstock used to layer the front panel and adhered a stamped/punched flower. I left the inside blank to write a custom sentiment.
And here’s one more look… I really like rubberband stamping! ;)
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin’ Up thick and regular Whisper White cardstock, Stampin’ Up Pumpkin Pie cardstock, Valspar paint cards- Caramel Cream, Orange Ochre, Vivid Orange and Classic Red
Stamps: Stampin’ Up Flower Shop and One Big Meaning stamp sets
Ink: Ranger distress ink- dried marigold, wild honey, rusty hinge, barn door; StazOn White ink
Dies/Punches: Stampin’ Up Pansy Punch
Accessories: Tim Holtz Stamp Platform, YNS White Glitter Gumdrops, Masking Paper, thin and medium rubberbands
I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link up with us this month! Remember, all of our challenges are ‘anything goes’ and the technique twist is not required to play! Although you have to admit that you’re now intrigued with rubberband stamping, arent’t you, lol, so give it a go! Thanks for stopping by today and we’ll see you again soon! ;)