each month, one of our stamp club members brings a project for us all to complete, something new or something we haven't tried in a while. one of our members who has moved away sent us yesterday's project, a push-pull card, complete with a tutorial she found on chia's rubber stamp art. as i mentioned yesterday, i've seen them online, but never made one. thanks nicole! after getting the hang of it with the model she provided, here is one i created with the supplies i brought to the meeting.
i always find packing for these stamp days a little difficult--what to bring, how to pack just enough and not too much, etc. my papertrey ink and other acrylic sets in cd cases were sitting on my desk, and it occurred to me--lots of images, little space! i also packed a spring card stack pad i found on sale at joanne's maybe a year ago (by dcwv, i think). it has various pattern and solid papers and card stocks and i thought it coordinated nicely with the papertrey ink images. so i tossed everything in--all set and more lightly packed than usual!
for the card, i used the spring word paper to cover the card, belting it with the green dotted strip and a strip of pink stamped with a faux ribbon pattern in brown. on the "ribbon" strip, i placed the dotted butterfly from butterfly kisses, choosing colors similar to the butterfly on the spring paper. when the card is pulled you see several cut out flowers from green thumb above, as well as a happy grasshopper down below. i was looking for ric rac on the ribbon spools at the store when i spied the leaf ribbon, which added such a fun touch. and so cool to pull the flowers & see them grow! what a fun project--thanks again, nicole!