Friday, December 21, 2012

RS42 Blackboard Style


I am squeaking in another post today because I wanted to use the RetroSketches sketch from this week:

Everybody is jumping on the blackboard bandwagon, so I searched my stash for a couple of stamps that might look “blackboardy”:


Actually, the whole reason for making the card (besides the fact that I needed a birthday card!) was that Cassidy was playing with all my ribbons today and this was one she had….it was sparkly and pretty, so I decided to design my card around it!  The images I used are from SU (Word Play) and Waltzingmouse; I stamped them on black cardstock, added some white chalk and dusted off them off with an Embossing Buddy…worked like a charm!  It’s hard to see, but the sentiment is punched in a circle and popped up:


Here are a couple of pictures of Cassidy draping herself with my ribbons….very serious work!  Don’t worry, she wasn’t going to strangle herself, I watched her the whole time, LOL!


Enjoy your weekend…’s getting down to the wire!  Lots of plans for tomorrow!  Stay safe and warm!


  1. Great job of your chalkboard focal image LeAnne. Is Cassidy excited for Santa?

  2. Great card and I am starting to really like that blackboard look. Might have to dig through my stamps too.
    Cassidy looks so serious while playing with those ribbons. Probably wondering why you are looking at her so much.

  3. Cool! I keep seeing this chalkboard technique and once Christmas is over and I have more time I may have to experiment a bit.

  4. Awesome creation LeAnne!

    Re: the candy cane image, I can't remember where I got that, so I tried google it again, and found it here -


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