Keep Calm & Behave Yourself!

Today's card is a combination of something old plus something new!  Not only is this an image of a 1950's Corvette, but it's also a  Rubbernecker rubber stamp that I've had since 2009. 

That 'aging' works well for the Retro Rubber Challenge #109!  As such, it's well past time to bring it out to play on the stampy table again.  Takes one right back to those vintage "beach" movies from the 1960's ... Vroom-vroom! 

I love the sense of bold forward motion given by the new 'Mid Century Boomerangs' stencil from A Colorful Life Designs.  Silver Embossing Paste was applied through the stencil for the horizontal metallic + black strip.  Tex's Tip:  When using a texture paste, be sure to wash your stencil right away to easily remove the paste from the stencil.  Soaking in a tray of water will be helpful if a sink isn't readily handy. 

Next I lightly brushed gray ink onto the central area of the white card layer.  Although this layer adds no texture, it does continue the visual flow & direction.

Finally it's all topped off with a cool, single sentiment from Technique Junkies, easily placed with my Misti positioner.  The windshield is shiny & dimensional with Glossy Accents and a Gelly Pen gives a metallic look to the 'chrome' elements.  
Ready, set, Vroom-vroom!

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Inky (((hugs))),

Supplies used:
STAMPS:  'Corvette' (Rubbernecker), 'Behave Yourself' (Technique Junkies)
INKS:  Memento Tuxedo, VersaFine Onyx (sentiment), soft gray
PAPERS:  Nina Solar Classic white, black, turquoise
ACCESSORIES:  'Mid Century Boomerangs' stencil (A Colorful Life Designs), Life Changing Blender Brushes (Picket Fence Studios), Wendy Vecchi's Silver Embossing Paste, Adorn-it Jewels, Gelly Pen (silver), Ranger Glossy Accents
CHALLENGE:  RRCB109   Retro Rubber Challenge #109


  1. your retro card! The design is perfect for your corvette. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Retro Rubber!

  2. What a retro wonder! I LOVE the wonderful way you've used this boomerang stencil. The sense of energy and movement is perfect for that car - it looks as though it could drive right off the page.

  3. Oops - forgot to say thank you for joining us at Retro Rubber Challenge this week!

  4. WOW!! This card would make any teen wish they had a fabulous car like this one sitting on their driveway, LOL!!
    What a fabulous design, the stencil is amazing and just perfect to frame your awesome little Corvette.
    Thank you for sharing with us at RETRO RUBBER, hope you play again soon.

  5. Hi, Bev! I just saw this at Retro Rubber and had to pop over. Your 'Vette is a vintage classic, for sure, and what a cool stencil! Gee, I have a few of those old Rubbernecker stamps, as well as a few new Rubbernecker. Still love them all! Your card is fantastic!

  6. I love Rubbernecker images! You did an amazing job with the dimensionality, sense of motion, and coloring the car along with it's shiny windshield! Thanks for playing along with us at Retro Rubber for our AG challenge


Thank you bunches for your comments and this smile on my face!