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Thursday, November 19, 2020




STAMPS:  child scene - Rare Image Rubber Stamps -Vintage Children sheet *Note* if you are looking for this to purchase it is from my own sheets of rubber, which are available if you send a note to me (see sidebar for more sample cards, etc  :o) sentiments - Stampin' Up! assorted
INKS:  Distress Stormy Sky & Vintage Photo, Memento Tuxedo Black
MARKERS:   Copic
STENCIL:  clouds - Chalk Talk
DIE:  banner - Stampin' Up! Framelits Bitty Banners (please note that it is shorter and I extended it when running it through the Big Shot partially from both ends)
CARDSTOCK:  Neenah White Classic Solar White 110 lb


1.  Cut white cardstock to desired size to allow for border
2.  Lay cloud stencil on card and repeatedly add ink using blending brushes and dye ink
3.  Stamp main image near base as shown in black ink.  
4.  Stamp same image on scrap cardstock, color with markers, and fussy cut
5.  Color in grasses and leaves with markers
6.  Blend brown ink up from bottom of panel as shown
7.  Die cut banner and score two lines for folding under as shown
8.  Stamp sentiment on banner, and another on main panel
9.  Affix banner to panel with foam tape in the center and double sided tape at ends
10.  Use foam tape to adhere child figure cut out over original image
11.  Adhere image panel onto top folded white card front

Playing along with the following Challenges:

This image is from a stamp sheet copyright 2011 and I have been using it that long, but is still available so not sure if that counts per Challenge rules?!

 Thanks for visiting!!!


Pat K said...

Beautiful card, lovely background for this cute image. Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky. Pat K xx

Jan Clothier said...

Beautiful! I like the sponging and stencilling you've done to create such a pretty ground for that sweet vintage stamp. I guess that is your more-than-a-year-old stamp? Thanks for joining in with us at Retro Rubber Challenge.

Claire Grantham said...

This is a lovely card, love that image and I really like the cloud stenciling. Could you tell us the age of your stamps? Thanks for joining us at Retro Rubber this time. Claire DT

Billie A said...

So cute. Darling image and like the CAS look. Thanks for sharing over at Crafty Sentiments.

Jane said...

Oh what an awesome and whimsical little person! Loving all your background detail that adds to the sweetness too. Thanks for playing at AAA Birthday, hope to see you join in with future challenges too. Stay safe and keep crafting!

creative lady said...

Wow, love your card. I love the clouds you created on your card. Thanks for playing along with Retro Rubber Challenge Blog.

Rachelle Oltean said...

What a great ink-blending job on the background and such a happy image! Thanks so much for sharing this at the Retro Rubber Challenge #148 - They Say It's Your Birthday!
Rachelle - Guest Designer : )

Bhavya Raghavendra said...

This is adorable :)

Nananas said...

This is such a cute card! I love that soft blended background! Thanks for joining our AAA Birthday challenge!