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Thursday, May 22, 2008

Masculine Travel Passage

Today's Ways to use it challenge on SC is masculine cards. I can do those! Actually, I have wanted to use these mini images available from Rubbernecker Stamp Co. and make a tag window card for a long time, so today was the day. The windows in the tag front were punched with a 1 3/8" punch. To get them evenly spaced, I started with the bottom one and slid the punch all the way to the edge of the CS so I couldn't punch any further in. Use the punch upside down for best results. With the punch upside down and inserted as far as it will go, line up the left edge with the short end of the CS. Punch and then slide the punch up to the middle position lining up the left hand edge of the punch with the top punched edge from the first sq. Move up and repeat a 3rd time. The finished window tag card measures 6 1/4" x 3 1/8". I cut a strip of Daisy D's paper about 1/2" wide for my outside binding and affixed half to the front tag and the other 1/2 to the backside of the back tag. There is also a strip to finish off the inside binding. Cardstock includes: Ivory, Ruby, Mustard & Light Navy. Inks: Stazon Timber Brown, Versafine Vintage Sepia, TH Distress Vintage Photo, Fired Brick, Weathered Wood, Scattered Straw. Foam dimensional tape is under the punched 1 1/4" colored squares, they are actually attached to the inside of the tag card. the tag is held shut by tying Rhonna Farrer Travel twill through 2 square eyelets.
Here's the stamp list:

Rubbernecker Old World Section
Map Background 193-01, P2 Postmark 193-02, MK Postmark 193-03, MC Postmark 193-04

Travel Section
Travel map 44-01, Petite Arline Ticket 44-02, Petite Passport 44-07, Petite Luggage Tag 44-13

KK Originals
Key 24-13 KK

Stamp Oasis
suitcase 190-?, Petite Travel images 190-3, 4, 6 & 7


  1. I just love those little images, Shelly and you used them just beautifully!

  2. Love it! Great windows and I love how you tie it closed through the eyelets!

  3. Really cool!!
    I love the colors--and the whole concept! BRILLIANT!

  4. Fantastic card! Perfect for the challenge!
    Hugs and smiles


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