Monday 28 May 2018

Project: A tropical music card challenge

I have had a thoroughly relaxing Monday today - I just love a day off! I was inspired by the challenge  at Retro Rubber this week:

 I decided to get out one of my favourite summery sets - the Creative Stamping magazine set from one of the summer months of 2015. There isn't a bad stamp in the whole set, they're all a joy to use in isolation or combination. 

Because it's kind of an oval shape I decided to use the guitar but wasn't happy with the sentiment...until I remembered the music set from Creative Stamping magazine of now I get to use a border stamp, a sentiment and a feature image all from 2-3 years ago. I stamped the border and sentiment directly onto a textured orange card that is from the Trader Jane Recollections set. 

The image is coloured with ProMarkers and then fussy cut out. I used tiny gold glitter glue dots to add a bit more to the paper and then added a hand drawn border - mainly because I cut my orange card too small and it looked weird! There is a bit of gold on the music to complete the dot in the sketch - hard to see though. 

Really fun challenge, thanks Retro Rubber team :) x 


  1. Hi this is a stunning card I love it. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  2. Great card for a music lover. The guitar with blooms - lovely! Great way to use the sketch too - very creative. Thank you for joining us at Retro Rubber Challenge.

  3. Fun card, and great use of the sketch! Love the musical staff for the strip across the card. Thanks for playing along at Retro Rubber!

  4. Gah. Why has it taken me all week to get round to commenting on this?! Clever to use the musical elements as the middle strip. I love this guitar I need to dig him out..Thanks for joining us at Retro Rubber. Cx


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