Friday 6 April 2018

Friday Focus

Hi! today i'm playing along with the CAS Mix Up Challenge and that involves trying out a technique I've never used before - stamping with rubber bands.

Well that was fun and I really love the look this technique gives. I'm sure I'll be adding this to my arsenal of go to ideas!

So I started by adding rubber bands, both horizontally and vertically, to an acrylic block and had a little play on scrap paper.  Then I masked off a strip on my base card and stamped in two colours quite randomly using the rubber band block.

I stamped the swinging monkey, placing him so that he appeared to be attached to two of the rubber band lines.  I coloured him using my copic pens and finished off by stamping the greeting.

Stamps: Sugar Pea Designs, Caring Critters
Inks: SU, tempting turquiose, baked brown sugar, soft suede
Pens: Copic, B02, B04, E00, E33, E35, E37, N1

Thanks for dropping by today, I hope you like the look of this new to me technique as much as I do.

And keep crafting!

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  1. LOVE this card Jane. It's a super CAS design with that fabulous little monkey and I do like how your rubber band stamping turned out xx

  2. How fun, Jane! I love the colors you chose for the rubber bands and how you've stamped the monkey to be hanging from them! It would make a wonderful new baby card too! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

  3. So very clever and fun, Jane! I love your swinging from a rubber band vine monkey and CAS design. TFS and joining us at CAS Mix Up. Hugs....

  4. So fun!! I love your card design Jane! The colours from stamping with the rubber bands in the masked area are awesome together. And perfect for your monkey to swing from! Very creative! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

  5. What a sweet sweet design on this cute Thank You card Jane! LOVE the brown/blue colors you used and that awesome little monkey hanging on the stampings! Thank you so much for joining in my CAS Mix Up Challenge! Julia xx

  6. Absolutely fabulous....Great use of the rubber band technique and love the colours you've used. What a fun idea to hang the cheeky monkey from the bands. Thank you for joining us at teh The CAS Mix Up challenge with this fun and fabulous card x

  7. This is sooooo CUTE and BRILLIANT. That monkey is having a great time swinging from those rubber bands. Loving this CAS design, thanks so much for joining us at CAS Mix Up! xx

  8. What a great idea to use the rubber band technique this way, Jane! The swinging monkey is so cute and fun! Hideko xx

  9. Congrats on your win at CAS Mix Up Jane, your swinging monkey is so cute! Brilliant idea to use the bands as the jungle vines, Cathy x


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