Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Paris Romance Card

As I begin to write this last blog for my last project as a design team member for The Rubber Cafe, I just wanted to take the time to say thank you to Melissa and Michele for giving me the wonderful opportunity of working with their amazing stamps and products. I have really enjoyed working for them and have grown so much as an artist while doing so, but need to take a break from being such a high producer for a little while. So, I bittersweetly offer up the last project of my term.

I created a really red hot, romantic card using some of those beautiful Rubber Cafe stamps and products.

I started with some card stock,  layered on a piece of the Webster's Pages Paper that I distressed. I then used The Rubber Cafe's Paris Nights Background Stamp and stamped onto another piece of card stock. I then stamped a second tower and embossed it with the Lindy's Embossing Powder, fussy cut it out, and then using some of The Rubber Cafe's One & Only Tape mounted onto foam, I attached the cut out to the stamped original for dimension. I accented the top of the tower with one of The Rubber Cafe's Crystal Clear Jellie Dots.

I then layered on a piece of the Prima Chipboard, took a Vintage Image and distressed the edges, then took a Tim Holtz Acrylic Tile, alcohol inked the edges and placed it over the image for added drama. Next I added a Carta Bella "You" banner, accenting it with some more of The Rubber Cafe's Crystal Clear Jellie Dots. I popped on a little white mini rose and then added a bead to a pearl tipped stick pin and tucked it and one other pin into the rose.

I added a piece of  Webster's Pages Gems to finish out the elegant, romantic look of the card.

It is my hope that you have enjoyed my projects as a Design Team member and that you have learned a few new techniques from me. I know that I have learned a lot from so many of the wonderfully talented women here! It has truly been my pleasure!!  

Stamps: The Rubber Cafe' - Paris Nights Background Stamp,
Paper:  Webster's Pages Clean & Simple Paper,  misc Cardstock
Ink: Tim Holtz Black Soot Ink, Big Bossy Clear Embossing Ink, Lindy's Stamp Gang Embossing Powder
Adhesives: The Rubber Cafe' -One & Only Tape, Scrap Happy Glue
Embellishments:  The Rubber Cafe' - Crystal Clear Jellie Dots, Carta Bella Elements, Prima Almanac Chipboard
Tools: Tim Holtz Distress Tool, Zutter Distress Tool


TesaB said...

What a cool card! Love the distressed look and the vibrant colors!

Dawn's Craft Place said...

How spectacular!!!
It has been fun checking out your projects.
Good luck with your future endeavors sweetie

Karen T said...

I love the use of this Paris background stamp. Beautiful!