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Sunday, 18 March 2012

How Exciting is this? I am into Rubber!


How exciting is this? Yes I am into rubber! I cannot believe it and this is how it happened. I entered a stamp designing competition run by Jennie at The Artistic Stamper and she chose my designs as the winner! Over the moon or what!

I had wanted an image of converse sneakers for sometime but I could not find any. What  iconic footwear these sneakers are and I felt justified themselves as being an image to use in our stamping adventures. I know I will be using them a lot!


This is my first creation with the stamps. It is also my contribution to The Artistic Stamper March challenge, which is Travel. I have made a collage with some of my favourite stamps. I love these words from Tim Holtz and felt they fitted my adventure perfectly. The sneakers may look slightly blurred. This is because I double stamped them. First with Maroon Archival ink and then over stamped them lightly with black. It may not be everyones like but I do like this off set printer look and the aged feel it gives. Having the two colours also lets the image stand out a little more.

So if you feel the need to own an image like this in your stamping then march over to the Artistic Stamper where they are available in Jennie's store.

I am also entering this into The Simon Says Stamp and Show challenge which this week is anything goes.

9 comments:

Artyjen said...

Hello rubber girl! LOL
Well done and huge congrats the images are just great :) How fab you combined them with the challenge at The Artistic Stamper this month....what a cool piece ;)
Great to see you at the challenge and thanks for sharing
xoxo Sioux

lynne said...

Congratulations, that is very special, to see your design as rubber.
A great card you created.
Wishes
Lynne

Shar said...

Too cool, Laura!! Way to go! That's awesome!

Terry said...

Hey there thank you for sharing your fabby project with the DT from SSS and S. Great colors and fabby stamps. Good luck, hugs terry xxxx

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Congratulations :)
Your card looks wonderful.

Gez said...

Woot woot! Fabby news! Go girl..xxx

Loving your sneakers btw.. I so need this stamp for my DD!

Jennie -The Artistic Stamper said...

Congratulations! and love how you have used them :))
Thanks for enetering the Artistic Stamper Challenge this month too
xx

Alison said...

Huge congrats Laura! Your designs are fab, love how you used the sneakers on your artwork! Thanks for sharing with us on The Artistic Stamper Challenge
Alison xx

JeanFB said...

Wooohooo, congrats, Laura!!! I love your images! As the mom of a 10-year-old boy, I'm always looking for images that are masculine but not too moldy-oldy - these are hip, young (ageless, actually), and fun! Will have to go shopping... ;)

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