Rascal Rooster Card

Hello.  Welcome.  Gail from the design team here today with some colour inspiration for the Rubber Dance challenge.  This month we are all red, white and blue with the optional theme of Frosty Winter.  I decided to forgo the theme and bring out the absolutely gorgeous Rascal Rooster.  If you aren't familiar with this stamp, you should be!!  Did I mention how gorgeous he is??

I actually thought this was going to be a tag, but he out grew it! 

I stamped and embossed Rascal Rooster with black embossing powder.  Then I coloured him with Festive Berries, Stormy Sky and Fossilised Amber distress inks using my waterbrush. 

For the background I masked the rooster and stamped the large and small hearts from Arty Hearty using the Festive Berries ink.  The sentiment is from Beautiful Words.  Then I masked the heart as well and stamped the large spiral from Round in Circles with the Stormy Sky ink.  I used the spiral stamp just in my fingers, rolling it onto the paper, trying to start one image where the next one ended.  It gives a softer, more blended look than if I had masked each image.  

All the stamps I used and many more are available in the
Rubber Dance online shop and at selected retailers.

Did you see the news?  
You can now get Rubber Dance Stamps from two new retailers in 

And there's still time to join the Rubber Dance January Challenge 
for a chance to win some lovely stamps.  Here's the mood board

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz 


Bibi Lindahl said…
Cool! It's been a while since I saw (or used) the Rascal Rooster. He's a beauty, isn't he? Love the spiral background and how you stamped it, it does make for a softer blend than masking. Great idea! Nice use of our challenges colours this month, too.
Thank you, sweetie! ♥
Dora said…
Awesome rooster. Beautiful creation!!!
Susanne Rose said…
This card is super cool! Love it. Hugs!
Ink Art Designs said…
Oh I love the rooster on this card Gail. Gorgeous card.
Craftyfield said…
Great card Gail! Love the rooster's expression, so funny!
Beautiful imagination Gail, love this card so much!!
Linby said…
Love your bright colourful card, a fab design too. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Penny Black & More. Lynn x DT
Jane said…
What a fun card. Thanks so much for joining in with our anything goes challenge over at Country View x Jane DT
Macarena said…
This is so funny although the rooster is quite serious :-) Love the background. Thank you for joining us over at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.
I loooooove your Rooster card, Gail! So funny and colorful.
Hugs, Anita ♥
brenda said…
Gorgeous card for our challenge this month Gail, thanks so much for joining in at Penny Black and More.

B x
Corrie Herriman said…
This is lovely ! Thank you so much for joining us over at Country View Challenges !
Corrie x

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