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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Festive Fall Treasure Hunt

Arrrrrrr ye mateys, it be a Tuesday and ya know what that means. It’s Treasure Hunt Tuesday at Rubbernecker Stamp Company.

Put ye swashbuckling skills to the test and plunder all the treasure that be waitin’ fer ya. Set sail along with me mates and join us fer the first clue.

Linda & Broni are offering Blog Candy today. Be sure to leave a comment on their blogs for a chance to win $10 in Rubbernecker Bucks.

Smiley from After ye stops there, head on over to Rubbernecker where ye will find the first clue and more deets on how ya may claim ye bounty! Smiley from While ye are sailing around today, make sure ye stop and visit the rest of me mates, Sherry, Jules, Candy, Tami & Bev.

My card today features Colorbox fluid chalk pads which happen to be on Sale at Rubbernecker as well as the mini scor-it board. I love this handy board for scoring nice crisp folds.

Here's a couple cards using Rubbernecker images:

The card base was stamped with Wheat Border and Canvas Screen Background. (it really is stamped on the whole base, it just didn't photograph well on the upper portion of the card) Grand maize was inked with chalk inks as well, stamped and masked and then I stamped one more ear of corn w/o reinking the stamp. Chalk inks include: Burnt Sienna, Dk. Moss, Olive Pastel, Dk. Brown & Yellow Ochre. The tag is a Spellbinders Dbl. ended tag that was embossed and sponged with chalk ink before popping it out of the die. The sentiment was inked with a dark brown marker because I only used a portion of the Have a Festive Fall! stamp. The layers were roughed up with an edge distresser and the card is finished with wide organdy in olive and stitched ribbon by May Arts.


My second card is for today's color challenge and my DH's 50th birthday today!  I didn't want to make the typical black & white over the hill card, so the kraft black and rose red colors worked out perfectly.  I used some of my favorite DP from DejaViews attic collection and images from

Rubbernecker Stamp Co.  The key hole is Lil Davis Designs, numbers are Spare Parts and I believe the key is also Lil Davis Designs.  The ribbon was black & white, so I colored the white using a Copic E33 marker.  Have a great Tuesday!

CC181Happy50th BD_SaK 


  1. Ooooh, love it, love it for sure! Fabulous Fall card!

  2. Fabulous fall card Shelly!!

  3. I love that CORN!!!
    Such cool colors!! Like it says: FESTIVE!!

  4. Wonderful fall card, Shelly! I love how the screen BG stamp looks on this and the colors and layout you used are perfect!!

  5. The card for your DH is stunning! BTW there's nothing wrong with being 50!!LOL

  6. Both are wonderful and that corn image is very cool Shelly. Happy birthday DH!

  7. Fabulous cards & happy birthday to your DH!

  8. Your cards are great and those cute little smilies are just so wonderful with all this. TFS, Shelly.

  9. Wow! Both cards are stunning! Hugs and smiles

  10. I miss your CC earlier!! IT IS AMAZING!!! I can't believe the layers of pattern and color!!!


  11. Shelly they are both gorgeous!

  12. Both of these are fabulous Shelly!! I LOVE the collage with the key hole and key!! What a gorgeous work of art!! And that festive Indian Corn card is just warm and festive!! WOW!!

  13. Shelly, this is an absolutely stunning card! LOVE everything about it!

  14. These are awesome, Shellious! You have such a good eye!

  15. How do you get the brads to fit so nicely on the double-ended tag? I hate the holes on that thing... they're too big! My brads always end up moving. The card is great! Love the corn, and LOVE the birthday card! Very cool!


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