Tuesday 17 July 2018

Retro Rubber 91 - Design Team Card

This week at Retro Rubber Challenge we have a sketch from our own Claire Grantham of Ham'n'Mule Designs. Isn't it full of delightful possibilities?

This being Retro Rubber Challenge, your only restriction is that you must use at least one stamp older than a year and to tell us an approximate age of that stamp. This is important if you want to be considered for our Top Picks. Also, don't link it up to more than ten challenges in total.

I'd been playing around with some shaving foam backgrounds which were still sitting around on my desk. I used a portion of one of them for the background then stamped over it with the tiny stamen stamps from Colourful Seasons, which was released in the 2017 Stampin' Up catalogue. I thought they looked like seed heads blowing in the wind. The sentiment is from the same set. The wee edging stamp was a Saleabration item in 2017, Delicate Details.

These gorgeous leaves are from the coordinating die set, Seasonal Layers. Released more than a year ago, Colourful Seasons and Seasonal Layers are both still current products although they are no longer available as a bundle.

We'd love to see what you do with the sketch. You can join up with us until 27 July. Why not pop over to Retro Rubber Challenge and see what the rest of the team have done with it to get your ideas flowing?

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NB - Delicate Details is now retired.


  1. The shaving cream technique is so much fun. Your card is striking with the fall colors. I need to CASE this one! Thanks for sharing.

  2. WOW!! Jan, what a gorgeous Autumn card!!! Both these sets are gorgeous and I'm so happy they are still available, even if not on a bundle.
    Love the gorgeous copper accents on the leaves and the beautiful watercolor wash on the background.
    Beautiful card Teammate.

  3. Gorgeous background! I haven't done shaving cream in years!! Your card may change that shortly... And you have me heading to my craft room now to check out that SAB stamp set, which I'm sure I have but never used. sigh You are so good at making the most of the CAS style. Come teach me!! LOL

  4. Hi Jan, love your fall background! I love the die cut leaves and love your take on the sketch!

  5. Hey Jan, your background is gorgeous. I have never done the shaving cream technique, must try that. Love the beautiful leaves, really great way to use the sketch. Cx