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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Wacky Wednesday #11


It’s Sherry’s turn to host the  challenge over at the Rubbernecker Stamp Company blog today. 

The Challenge is to use stitching on your project.  This could be by machine, hand, faux…. Come join the fun and play along.  The stamps used today will be released by Rubbernecker on Thursday May 14.  You will want to check the Rubbernecker Blog and join the blog stroll tomorrow for a chance to win free stamps and see all the fabulous creations the DT has come up with.

The flourishes and butterflies on my base layer were heat embossed using Distress powder, then misted with distress reinkers mixed with water.  The butterflies are highlighted with a Sakura gel pen.  The metal corner brads were white, so I used alcohol inks to make them match the card and then stamped the flourish on them with Stazon Black ink.  The believe strip is all one sticker that I stitched to add dimension.  Check out all the awesome stamps being released by Rubbernecker tomorrow.  The design team has lots of sneak peeks for you today!


Stamps: Flourish Set 463, Spring Inchies 425

Ink: Distress Embossing Pad, Distress reinkers: Tea Dye, Dried Marigold, Fired Brick, Scattered Straw, Stazon Black, Adirondack Alcohol Ink, Cranberry, Espresso, Gold.

Paper:  Prism Cream, Classic Red, Suede Brown Dark

Accessories:  Pebbles inc. believe sticker, square clip, metal corners, Sakura Stardust Gel Pen, Distress embossing powder/Tea Dye, Mini Misters, May Arts Grosgrain, Sewing Machine.

Be sure to stop by the Rubbernecker Stamp Company Blog for all the details to play along and for links to the other Design Team’s creations. 

See you tomorrow!


  1. Absolutely gorgeous, Shelly! The perfect Shelly style!

  2. Gorgeous Shelly, love the brad and ribbon!!

  3. Beautiful card, and I love that little corner of lace!

  4. Wow, Shelly! Your creations are always so unique and beautiful! This one certainly is too! I love the pearly look of the background!

  5. Stunning Shelly! Love this technique! I will have to give it a try!!

  6. This is soooo gorgeous, rich and elegant!!! I love how you added the flourishes behind the Eiffel Tower and the irridescent look to the background is amazing!!! The lace, brad, and sentiment ribbon are the perfect finishing touches!!!!

  7. This could be framed and hang--like a true piece of art, should!

    I love the colors--the resist--and great embeillishments!!

  8. Oh, this is nice, Shelly! I read all your "how to" first and then scrolled down to look at the card. It's interesting to form the picture in my mind and then see the real thing. I love the way it turned out!

  9. Very cool!! I tried to get around to trying this out this weekend but you know...So this weekend it is a must!

  10. So pretty! Love the richness!

    I love how those butterflies have the flourished flight paths!!
    Really cool card, Shelly!

  12. Shelly, you used those wonderful stamps to perfection!!!! I love the colors on this and the sentiment tag looks awesome!!!!! Gorgeous work, gf!!!!

  13. I've not had much luck with the castaways pad but you've done a great job! laura j


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