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Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Wacky Wednesday Color Challenge

I have 2 color challenge cards today using new images available tomorrow 4/9/2009. RUBBERNECKER WILL BE RELEASING THEIR FIRST NEW SETS (excluding Kittie Kits) IN TEN YEARS! Mr. Rubbernecker has been working very hard drawing and developing his computer skills to produce these sets! You don't want to miss tomorrow. In conjunction with the release, we will be having a Blog Stroll where you will have a chance to win 1 of 6 sets revealed tomorrow, or even possibly all 6 sets (THE GRAND PRIZE). You'll want to begin your stroll on the Rubbernecker Blog tomorrow morning to make sure you catch all the clues!
Today the Design Team will be posting previews of the new sets for the challenge. Be sure to visit their blogs to see what you can expect more of tomorrow. 

Today we will be giving away one 40% Off Certificate on your your entire order at Rubbernecker. In order to qualify to win, you must post a link to your card/project on the Rubbernecker Blog using Mr. Linky by Monday, April 13. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, April 14. Have fun creating!

RNDT4-7S_SAK 004   Now for my projects.  Linda Duke chose Pink & Lavender for our challenge today.  Well, I started out making a soft pastel spring card and ended up here – my usual distressed/grunge look.  I had to make a 2nd project to sorta redeem myself.  Here’s the components of this card first:

Paper: Prism Rose Light & Wizard Light.  tim Holtz Distressibles Antique Ledger Paper

Stamps:  Flower Silhouettes Set

Ink:  Distress Walnut Stain

Distress Reinkers mixed w/ water and misted on ledger paper.  (Dusty Concord, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick, Antique Linen)

Embellishments:  May Arts Chocolate Ribbon, 7gypsies Chelsea Collection/lavender ribbon.  Prima Flowers, Pearlized Brad.


RNDT4-7S_SAK 002 My 2nd project and much more pastel and spring feeling is a  4 3/4” x 2 3/8” shipping tag.  It reminds me of a soft and sweet Easter Dress.  I started by covering the tag front with a Pearl Adirondack Paint Dabber.  When dry it was layered with vellum, sewn and trimmed around the edges.  The Floral pattern was created using watercolor crayons to color on the rubber, misting with water and then stamping on the vellum.  Next, I sewed the grid and reinforced hole strip on.  The edges were sponged, attached the ribbons, added the brad and the torn vellum strip with the rub on sentiment.   Here’s the supply list:RNDT4-7S_SAK 001

Paper: Shipping Tag, Hero Arts Linen Weave Vellum, Worldwide Spring Garden Vellum

Ink:  Distress Dusty Concord, Watercolor Crayons

Accessroies:  May Arts Ribbons, Pearl Brad, Magenta Peach Grid, K&Co. Rub On

Stay tuned for all the fun tomorrow and be sure to visit the Design Team to see their fabulous creations as well!

                                                                           You can click on the small photo for a closer view of the details.


  1. Shelly, your first card is lovely but that tag is over the top. I love the wonderful soft colors and gorgeous ribbon.

    PS...Dave sent me some alcohol inks and tags and I went Saturday and purchased the blending tools and solution (??) to play with. I was intrigued by the technique you and Sherry were using and it really gets me out of my box.

    I love the "Shellyness" of the first card. I love the flourish and the layered flower!!

    The tag just blows me AWAY!! The colors are beautiful!! So soft and delicate!! The ribbons are the BOMB!!

  3. Wow, both are gorgeous Shelly, love the softness of the tag!!

  4. Shelly, both projects are AWESOME, HOWEVER I really love the tag! So soft!!!

  5. I love both projects, they have an old fashioned feel to them! Awesome.

  6. These are stunning, Shelly!! Love the distressing on the first card and the stiching on both!!

  7. What wonderful projects, Shelly...the card is gorgeous with the great background paper, images, and the ribbon treatment is FAB!!! The tag is soooo spectacular with the watercolor treatment and the beautiful are one talented lady!!!!!

  8. I love your springy grunge card, Shelly! And that tag! Well, let's just say it's absolutely perfect!!! Love everything about it!!

  9. Shelly these are both amazing! I love them both equally! You are so creative...I just look at all your stuff and drool! WOW!

  10. Shelly, Shelly, Shelly! I think it's best if I come back for more "look-sees" on these! What a fabulous Spring collection of happiness you've created!

    Yes, yes, yes!!


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