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Okanagan, BC, Canada
Welcome to my crafting blog. After retirement, my husband and I moved to a beautiful location in the Okanagan area of British Columbia. I love all paper crafts including mixed media, journaling and cards. I also dabble in papermaking, photography, fibre art, and altered books. I am an active member of several card and mixed media groups and on the design team of several challenge blog. I love the world of blogging, it has opened many doors for me. My favourite quote is by Maya Angelou. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” I hope you join me in my search for my creative side. Thanks for stopping by!


Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Guest Designer at Retro Rubber

I am so happy to be a guest designer at Retro Rubber Challenge blog this week.   I made this card for their "winter scene"  challenge this week. 

The idea of this challenge blog is that they require you to use at least one rubber stamp that you have in your stash that is over a year old.  I have used several stamps by a friend, Lisa Yang of Local Rubber King.  The card was made with using three snowman stamps along with a sentiment by A Muse Artstamps. 

The piano player can be found on the Local Rubber King blog but I think the cello player and drummer are no longer available. I extended the hill line and added a couple of snowflakes to tie the 3 stamps together.  I coloured the image with Copics and added Deep Impression embossing enamel for the snow. 

Thank you Retro Rubber for inviting me this week. 

Thank you for stopping by and have a creative day. 


  1. Oh, Judy! Your card is fantastic! I had an instant flashback of the old Calvin & Hobbes comics for some reason. These snowmen are super cool jazz players have a great jam session! I am most intrigued with the snow you made and will have to check out that embossing enamel. Thank you for joining the design team and hope you will play with us again very soon!

  2. What a great winter happy scene, Judy! These snowmen would bring a smile to young and old alike! They are absolutely adorable. Your coloring is wonderful. And, as Debbie indicated already, I am interested in obtaining more information on the "deep impression embossing enamel". Thanks so much for being our guest designer on this Retro Rubber challenge. Your card is an inspiration that I hope will entice others to play along with us!

  3. Oh my gosh!!! This card just makes me smile from ear to ear!! This group of snow musicians is just as adorable as can be, love the fabulous Winter scene you created for them Judy, with that falling snow and the hills in the background.
    CONGRATULATIONS on being our Guest Stamper for this week, this card surely will inspire others to come and play along.
    I hope to see your wonderful creations again in the Retro Rubber Gallery.

    Maria Rodriguez.

  4. Hey Judy, great to have you with us at Retro Rubber this time. Really like your card, I love all the snow, gives it an outdoorsy feel. Cx

  5. Wonderful - such a happy and fun card not to mention very well done!!!!!
    sandy xx

  6. Hi Judy! Thank you so much for being our guest designer this challenge! This card is spectacular! I am in LOVE with these stamps!!! Your artistry shines through on this card! Retro Rubber thanks you!!

  7. Hi Judy! Congrats on being Retro Rubber's guest designer. Love your card! The snowman playing instruments are so adorable. Love the touch of snow you added.