Sunday, 2 August 2015

Newsflash! Starting Small

Hello.  Welcome.  Well, would you believe.....  The lovely Bibi at Rubber Dance had a design team call and guess what??!!  One of the lucky ladies is ME!!  Gosh, wow and by the way I'm joining the Scandinavian team!  So I hope you will be visiting and maybe we can all learn a little Norwegian LOL.  Oh, that's maybe you can learn a little Norwegian.  We are all hoping I already know a bit!!  Anyway, my first post on the Rubber Dance blog will be 9th August, so to keep you interested I decided to do a little something using this months challenge colours

For a chance to win some lovely rubber make something using the challenge colours and stamping.  The theme is optional and you don't have to use Rubber Dance stamps, but of course we would love to see them LOL.

I cut my ATC base from textured card using Sixxix ATC die and stamped the beach babe from Take the Plunge in Colourbox Irish ink.  I masked her and stamped Spooky ATC background using Mowed Lawn distress ink.  

I stamped the beach babe again using Archival Potting Soil and fussy cut her.  I paper pieced her costume and coloured her towel with Mustard Seed distress ink. 

I added some black embossing powder as a grungy border and stamped and embossed the smallest butterfly from Antique Botanicals.   I fussy cut my butterflies and coloured with distress.  Hopefully my beach babe looks like she's in the garden.  Love that image.  All the stamps are available at Rubber Dance

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz

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  1. Big congrats on joining the Rubber Dance team - I'm sure you'll enjoy Norwegian!!

    Fabulous work with this fifties lovely - she looks so summery and lovely.
    Alison xx

  2. wawwww så super flot ♥

    10000 tak for at du deltager på Card and scraps udfordring.

    knuzzzz ♥

  3. I saw Bibi's post and had to come over to congratulate you! Fantastic news, I'm sure you must be over the moon to be on this team. I will be watching for your DT posts, although I won't commit myself to do the reading in Norwegian!

  4. This was absolutly beautiful. I love it! And congrats on your Rubber Dance DT place :-)

  5. This is beautiful!! With the textured card stock, it looks like a mini canvas. Such a great way to use the color combo. Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

  6. Oh this image is so lovely and i like how you've chosen to color her. I agree with Heather, the texture of the card stock makes it look like canvas. Take care and join us again at The House That Stamps Built.

  7. What FABULOUS news! You will soooo rock her team.....can't wait to see what you create with her gorgeous stamps.....your girls here are lovely:):)

  8. Congrats
    you are a lucky girl
    and they must be proud of to have you on team
    GREAT and adorable color combo what you made this
    I love it
    and congrats on being winner at Becca BDAY LINKY Party..
    you really a lucky lady Gail...
    no one win so much like you hehehe
    keep winning girl
    hugs, Monika

  9. Fab creation, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  10. Absolutely beautiful! Love it! Thanks for playing along Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes Challenge!

  11. Love the colors!
    Takk for at du deltar på Card and Scrap sin alt er lov utfordring denne måneden!

    Siri DT

  12. Oh congrat's! Love this and the colors are so pretty

  13. Heyyy, teamie dear! :-)))
    I'm so happy to have you on my DesignTeam! Your Norwegian is really, really good - I'm quite impressed already from what I've seen you write.
    Love your ATC!

  14. Rather belatedly Gail as I am only just back from holiday, but wanted to say thank you for joining in our stamp and die theme at Stamping Sensations this month.

    B x

    1. A comment left is never too late. Each one is a little ray of sunshine. Hope you had a lovely holiday. Hugz

  15. Congrats on your DT at The Rubber Dance !!
    Beautiful and colorful card :-)

    Thanks for joining our challenge at Card and Scrap.
    Good luck!!

    Hugs, Astrid DT

  16. Super cute ATC Gail!! Love It!!
    Congrats on your new position, I am sure you are going to have great time at Bibi's blog!

  17. Super lovely ATC! Thank you for entering the Rubber Dance Challenge and welcome to the team!!! Hugs, Susanne.

  18. Wonderful project! Thank you for joining our challenge at Rubber Dance Stamps!


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