Saturday, 5 July 2014

First Design Team Card for Rubber Dance!

…..and of course there is a video tutorial too!!!

Hi everyone

I hope you are enjoying a lovely weekend.  I have been busy in my craft room as it is just Comet and I home alone today!  Very peaceful indeed!

After the arrival of my parcel from Rubber Dance a few days ago I was itching to get started on my first Design Team project and so I did!!!!

I knew right away which stamps I wanted to work with first as a particularly gorgeous shell stamp really caught my eye.  The shell stamp inspired the card design and the inky techniques I used to make the beach scene on my card.  It is really easy to recreate as you will see in the video tutorial.


The stamps I used to make this card are from the Beach Sentiments set BM1-6F which as well as the lovely quote and….that fabulous shell stamp you see before you has another equally fab beach inspired sentiment and a really detailed clam shell too!  You could easily make this card with any of the stamps from this set.

Please join me over on my You Tube channel to watch the step by step tutorial to make this beach inspired card and to see first hand the beautiful impressions you could be enjoying when you stamp with Rubber Dance Stamps!


I used the second generation stamp to decorate the inside of the card and you can see just how clear and detailed the second impression is……and check out that customised ribbon too!  As promised on the video here is the cutting guide and for the lovely Bibi who designs these lovely stamps the measurements in centimetres too!!!

Cutting Guide:

White Card Base - 8" x 11 1/2" scored at 5 3/4"or 20.5 cm x 29 cm scored at 14.5 cm
White Card Topper - 7" x 4 3/4" or 18 cm x 12 cm
Brown Card Topper - 7 1/8" x 4 7/8" or 18.5 cm x 12.5 cm
White Card Greeting - 2" x 3 3/4" or 5 cm x 9.5 cm
Brown Card Greeting - 2 1/8" x  3 7/8" or 5.5 cm x 10 cm
Plus Spare White card for stamping the 5 sea shells.

Here is the video link:


I am having a great week meeting all my fellow design team members and I will make sure you meet them all too over the coming weeks so you can see what other fabulous projects you can create using Rubber Dance stamps.  I really hope you like my card and join me over on You Tube to try out this fun  design for yourself.

To find the stamp(s) used for these projects, and many more, visit the Rubber Dance website at www.rubberdance.com. You can meet us on Facebook come on over and say hi!"

Thank you for popping by X

7 comments:

  1. Your card is stunning Helen, gorgeous colours and design, as ever. Congratulations on joining the DT at Rubber Dance, you will be a wonderful asset to the team I am sure. Anne x

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    1. Thanks Anne! I am so excited about it if I am not careful I will have all my projects finished for the 6 months by the end of next week!!!! ha ha ;-) x

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  2. Yippee!! This is a lovely card Helen and I really like the way you did the sky and sand. It's a stamp set I don't have, so think I may have to do me some shopping ;)
    Hope to watch the video soon and lI'm looking forward to your next creation soon :D x0x0
    congrats again Helen :D x

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    1. Happy to be an enabler Mo! The next project is on the computer ready to edit. I should be thinking of my class next week really!!!! I just have a head full of Rubber Dance ;-) x

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  3. Thank you for making this beautiful card with my stamps, Helen!! I love - LOVE - the video tutorial - so many great ideas!! I'm very grateful that you have joined my DT. Thousand thanks, as we say here in Norway :-) Your card is gorgeous!!
    XOX,
    Bibi from Rubber Dance

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    1. Thanks Bibi. I hope it shows how much I enjoyed working with Rubber Dance Stamps. I am really glad you like it X

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  4. Your card is lovely. The background is wonderful and I love that quote. Lucky, Bibi to have you on her design team.

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