I’m always trying to find out how to make CAS cards which have a maximum of technique concentrated in a small area. I’m in admiration of those who succeed to make clean and simple cards but are spectacular at the same time. One place I know I can find CAS cards with mixed media techniques is over at the CAS Mix up challenge blog. I always learn something new and today’s card is no exception. Who knew you could make a card with rubber bands! And its so simple too.
There are a few videos over on their blog to show you how to do it, but essentially the idea is to wrap one or more rubber bands around your ink bloc or a roller like I used here, tap/roll it on your ink pad and then tap/roll it on your card stock. I used a soft roller instead of a hard roller, so I also got ink transferred from the spongy areas of my roller instead of just the lines from the rubber bands.
I think they look a little like seaweed growing in the sea don’t you think? The different thickness of the lines come from the different rubber bands I used and also because I twisted them on my roller. I used distress oxide inks – Twisted citron first, then picked raspberry and mermaid lagoon. The die cut comes from Simon Says Stamp called Flowing Vine Collage and the sentiment comes from Technique Tuesday.
Well I hope you enjoyed today’s card and let me know if you tried the technique yourself, I would love to come visit. Have a great day!
I’m also sharing this over at:
CASology – Parent. This is to thank my mother in law who has been a great help around the house these past few weeks while I’m busy “redesigning” our new garden.
AAA Cards – Perfect day. Its when I learn a new technique to make a card!
Less is More – Bring Something back… for me its a CAS card which I haven’t made for quite awhile! The die itself dates from 2016 too so…