My Hearts Pleasure

Retro Rubber Challenge #48

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Good morning! We have a new challenge for you over at Retro Rubber Challenge Blog.  Here is the inspiration for the challenge 


Here is what I created 

I used a Manila tag and distressed it with Tim Holtz vintage ink. Next I die cut the trees using the Sizzix thinlets and distressed with SU inks and painted the tree tops with a textured snow paste. I then cut the Stitched hills using the memory box thinlets and distressed then with SU inks as well and painted a snow line at the tops. For the the bottom layer I cut another Stitched hill and stamped the v bug using the Unity stamp set Oh Christmas Joy (released in Oct 2014) with momento black ink.  I colored the image in using my TH distress markers and then sponged the background with SU Soft Sky ink. To finish I dabbed some snow spots to create a falling snow effect.  I added the sentiment from the same set above the trees and then added some SU ribbon. 

Thank you so much for stopping today. 

Until next time 

Happy crafting 🙂

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Author: Ginger

Hi there! I am a resident of Winchester, Virginia. I was raised in West Virginia and lived there until about 26 years ago when I moved to Virginia. I am a country girl through and through. My passionate hobbies are scrapbooking, making cards, mini albums (ok anything paper crafting hehe), hiking, camping, fishing, gardening and cooking. I have one grown son, 25, and my boyfriend and I are raising his 13 year old son. I work full time for a dairy company. I became a Stampin Up Demonstrator in 2013 to help feed my papercrafting addiction and have loved every minute of it so far!

7 thoughts on “Retro Rubber Challenge #48

  1. Love this tag, Ginger! Lots of fantastic details. Well done, teammate!

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  2. Fun tag with the great little VW bug, what fun to think ahead to the Christmas season! Good job teamie!

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  3. Hi Ginger! A beautiful Christmas tag! I love the trees and the vw bug – cute! Beautiful coloring!

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  4. Hey Ginger, great christmas tag, giving me inspiration for more christmas cards. Love the VW bug…very cute. Cx

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  5. Ginger, love your tag, my dad use to have a VW when we were younger. Nice coloring too!

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  6. Hi there Ginger: I love the fabulous snow topped trees in the background of your fabulous tag, that love buggy looks so sweet, I loved this model of VW, we had a blue one when I was growing up, and it was stick shift, so much fun to drive.
    XO
    Maria.

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  7. This must be the best tag have ever seen! Such great detail and elements and design!

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