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Topic: Colorful Greeting Cards! Rubber stamping like a boss.  (Read 5183 times)
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« on: August 20, 2012 07:17:43 PM »

Dude, I am top slacker when it comes to posting projects to Craftster! Well, I'm making a resolution yet again to be better at it. So here is a collection of cards I've made over the past few months... I used rubber stamps for all of them, most of them (not the first 3) are of my own animal or monster illustrations. I like to use watercolors or colored pencils to color the stamped images!


Alice in Wonderland


Aw snap! Kid cowboy!


Amazon parrot. Squawk can mean so many things, so this card could be anything Smiley


Floating dog birthday. The original sketch of this dog is in my Sketchbook Project book from 2010 Cheesy


Sad monster...


Hugs...a friendly little beast.


Mr. Fancy Gentleman Fox... With a novelty yarn border.


Wolfie king, also with more novelty yarn!

Anyway, thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2012 07:33:52 PM »

I love all the colors and textures! These are so awesome Cheesy My favorites are Alice and Mr. Fancy Fox!
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2012 07:35:53 PM »

Cute and oh so colorful! I especially like Wolfie King. He's super!

I'm rubbish at posting projects, too. *sigh* Hey, congrats on winning my blog giveaway. I'll make something super special for ya.... Once I finish with my wicked child... Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2012 08:10:04 PM »

I love how all your stuff is so bright and cheerful! They are all so amazing! I love the use of the novelty yarn too!
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« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2012 09:28:37 PM »

I love the colors.  Nice cards.
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« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2012 06:19:24 AM »

Such cute cards---they would be fun to get in the mail...love how you used your signature monsters so perfectly to express the sentiments!

I love your little floating dog from your Sketchbook Project...Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2012 06:34:02 AM »

Absolutely awesome as usual, I only just (couple of months ago) dared to part with one of my cards you sent me (IYP), and even then it was to my best bud. Love them all.
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« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2012 06:44:37 AM »

Thanks for the nice comments, guys Smiley

KC- I can't wait!
Mink_Bikini- That's pretty funny, but also awesome. Lol!
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« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2012 06:52:18 AM »

 The only problem with these cards is that you would never want to write in them or send them away! They are so cool. I love your style!
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« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2012 07:08:30 AM »

I started scanning all my notecards, 4x6 art, ATC's etc. I put them on a jump drive and when I want them, my local printer will print them on anything...I had her do a sheet for me to put in front of a notebook so that I could have them and still send them out! Cheesy

Of course, you lose the textures and the feel, but it is better than not having them at all!

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« Reply #10 on: August 21, 2012 07:31:31 AM »

Those are so bright and fun. I love your rubber stamps. You're so danged talented.
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« Reply #11 on: August 23, 2012 10:11:56 AM »

Wow! These are absolutely beautiful! If greeting cards could be rockstars they would look like this! So inspiring!
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« Reply #12 on: August 24, 2012 05:17:26 AM »

Wow, the dog made me laugh out loud Smiley  Your art style is great, and I love the colors you chose!
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« Reply #13 on: August 27, 2012 12:28:42 PM »

My favorite is "Dare to fancy" - but they are all AMAZING!  When I get home I'm going to do something fancy too - thanks for the inspiration!!
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« Reply #14 on: October 19, 2012 08:05:21 AM »

Wow, those are amazing! Very professional looking. Looks like something that could be sold in Paperchase... how long did each of them take? I've been doing my own greeting cards for a while now but it's mostly designs I do on Photoshop, so nowhere near as much effort as you've put in! Your characters are very original too, you should get an animator to make a cartoon out of it! I'm hoping to get quite a few cards sent out for Christmas, like in bulks of 100-150. Do you by any chance know of somewhere that would do this? I've been recommended this place for Greeting Card Printing but just wanted to get another opinion.

Again, well done on the cards!  Smiley
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